Archive: Jun 2012

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  • Cavalry unit conducts land navigation training

    Jun 20, 2012

    Lieutenants in Hawk Troop, 2nd Squadron, 16th Cavalry Regiment, recently conducted a night and day land navigation course at Red Diamond Range. Their mission? To find at least five out of eight points during the day and three out of five points at night.

  • Army Now - Senior Army Leaders celebrated the 237th Army Birthday

    Jun 20, 2012

    Senior Army Leaders celebrated the 237th Army Birthday.

  • Fort Benning fire department wins IMCOM awards

    Jun 20, 2012

    Fort Benning's Directorate of Emergency Services fire department recently won two awards in Installation Management Command's annual Fire and Emergency Service Awards for 2011. The department won in the large fire department category and Raymond Harrington won in the civilian fire officer category.

  • Army Now - The National Guard assist citizens and firefighters battling the High Park Fire in Colora

    Jun 20, 2012

    The National Guard is called out to assist citizens and firefighters battling the High Park Fire in Colorado.

  • Public Health Command employees reflect on support to Iraq

    Jun 20, 2012

    Over the 10-year course of the operation, 167 USAPHC personnel deployed. This number includes 143 military personnel, 24 civilians and seven Special Medical Augmentation Response Team--Preventive Medicine deployments.

  • Army Today - Army top leaders share some lighter moments at Birthday Ball

    Jun 21, 2012

    The Army's birthday celebrated in Afghanistan and Army top leaders share some lighter moments at Birthday Ball.

  • Civilian Spotlight: Getting to know Steve DeLange

    Jun 20, 2012

    Civilian Spotlight: Getting to know Steve DeLange

  • Army Today - A number of America's strategic interests are grounded in the relationships that exist

    Jun 20, 2012

    A number of America's strategic interests are grounded in the relationships that exist beyond our national borders. Gail McCabe takes us to one of our longest standing partnerships in the Persian Gulf.

  • Institutional knowledge, operational sustainment lessons-learned highlight FORSCOM logistics forum

    Jun 21, 2012

    The U.S. Army Forces Command G-4 Sustainment Seminar gathered logisticians from the strategic and operational levels to study the future of military sustainment and logistics operations. The more than 160 attendees received briefings on both near-term logistical challenges and a projected vision for sustainment operations in 2020. Those attending the two-day gathering represented a wide range of commands, including the Department of the Army Deputy Chief of Staff, G-4; FORSCOM's G-4 and its subordinate units; the Army Training and Doctrine Command; Combined Arms Sustainment Command; Surface Deployment and Distribution Command; Army Materiel Command; Army Sustainment Command; Installation Management Command; Mission Installation and Contracting Command; and U.S. Army Special Operations Command.

  • US Army Corps of Engineers remains an engaged partner in Iraq

    Jun 20, 2012

    The Iraq Area Office became the sole U.S. Army Corps of Engineers presence in Iraq, June 2, 2011, when a transfer of authority occurred between the deactivated Gulf Region District and the Iraq Area Office.

  • PD COMSEC's Lauren McNew Named Top CyberGuide

    Jun 20, 2012

    Built to enable collaboration by converging its workforce, the U.S. Army C4ISR Center of Excellence at Aberdeen Proving Ground (APG) is a logical place to find eCybermission's 2012 CyberGuide of the Year, Lauren McNew.

  • Army Birthday celebrates Soldiers

    Jun 21, 2012

    Running, inspirational speeches and slices of cake helped Soldiers, civilians and Family members celebrated the Army's 237th birthday on Friday at 6 a.m. during the Army Birthday Celebration on Warrior-Sentinel Fields. Approximately 500 guests participated in the post-wide event.

  • 237th Army Birthday message

    Jun 20, 2012

  • Honoring our Nation's legacy -- it's our duty

    Jun 21, 2012

    Recently we marked the 235th year since the establishment of our country's great symbol of freedom and unity; our national flag. Respecting the American flag has been a time-honored tradition dating back to 1777, when the Continental Congress approved 13 alternating red and white stripes with a union of 13 white stars on a blue field as our national flag.

  • Army's top enlisted Soldier makes first-time visit to FH

    Jun 21, 2012

    The Army's most senior non-commissioned officer made his first visit to Fort Huachuca this week. The 14th Sergeant Major of the Army, Raymond Chandler III and his wife Jeanne visited the installation on Monday and Tuesday.

  • MCoE honors fallen officers

    Jun 20, 2012

    The Maneuver Center of Excellence has named two facilities at McGinnis-Wickam Hall after a pair of lieutenant colonels killed in the war on terrorism. A first-floor lecture hall is now officially known as Derby Auditorium in honor of Lt. Col. Garnet "Gary" R. Derby, while a classroom on the east side of the headquarters building was designated the Fenty Room for Lt. Col. Joseph J. Fenty Jr. The dual dedication ceremonies, which kicked off in Marshall Auditorium, took place Monday. About 700 people attended, including the Families of both men.

  • Engineers build community center, partnership with Indonesian forces during Garuda Shield 2012

    Jun 21, 2012

    U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers with the 871st Engineer Company, 411th Engineer Battalion, and their counterparts with the Tentara National Indonesia Angkatan Darat are working side by side to build a community center in Malang, Indonesia, as part of Garuda Shield 2012.

  • District brings 'green' power to Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area

    Jun 20, 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District's Nellis Resident Office recently completed a solar power project for the Bureau of Land Management at the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

  • USACE Los Angeles District keeps 'Building Strong' in Las Vegas area

    Jun 22, 2012

    LAS VEGAS -- It's been said that what happens in Las Vegas stays in Las Vegas. However, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District is working on military construction projects in and around the Las Vegas area that will have effects across the country and around the world.

  • Ranger seeks to help veterans, animals

    Jun 21, 2012

    Retired Staff Sgt. Joseph Trainor's personal journey as an Operation Iraqi Freedom veteran inspired him to create a nonprofit organization to reach out to other veterans while saving the lives of animals.

  • Brig. Gen Patterson to command Army Signal Center of Excellence

    Jun 20, 2012

    The Department of the Army has announced that Brig. Gen. LaWarren V. Patterson, a native of Portsmouth, Va., has been selected for promotion, and a new position as the commanding general, U.S. Army Signal Center of Excellence and Fort Gordon. He will replace Maj. Gen. Alan R. Lynn at a change of command ceremony to be held at Fort Gordon July 25. With assumption of command, Patterson will become the Army's 36th Chief of Signal.

  • Post heightens awareness of PTSD programs

    Jun 20, 2012

    Soldiers returning home from more than a decade of war in Afghanistan and Iraq will find a multitude of resilience programs and initiatives at Fort Benning to deal with any lingering psychological effects, said officials at Martin Army Community Hospital's Department of Behavioral Health.

  • ASC leaders speak at small business symposium

    Jun 20, 2012

  • Fort Benning ushers in new commanding general

    Jun 20, 2012

    The Maneuver Center of Excellence and Fort Benning welcomed a new leader Wednesday. After formally receiving his second star, Maj. Gen. H.R. McMaster succeeded Maj. Gen. Robert Brown during a change of command ceremony at the National Infantry Museum's Soldier Field. McMaster takes over as the installation's 53rd commanding general and third to lead the MCoE.

  • 338th MI Battalion Reserve Soldiers train on Camp Bullis

    Jun 20, 2012

    Nearly 100 Reserve Soldiers of the 338th Military Intelligence Battalion performed annual training at Camp Bullis, Texas, for the first two weeks of June not only to enhance their warrior and specialty skills but also to get to know one another.

  • Army invests in technology that typically makes clocks work to increase helicopter transmission powe

    Jun 20, 2012

    The U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL) helped figure out 20 years ago a revolutionary way to increase transmission power in the Apache helicopter without increasing the transmission's size or weight. Split-torque face gear technology is now inside the Improved Drive System of the new Apache Block III helicopter that began delivery in October 2011

  • RSLAF troops complete deployment training

    Jun 20, 2012

    Nearly 1,000 Republic of Sierra Leone Armed Forces personnel completed training for an upcoming African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) deployment, recently.

  • 395th Ordnance Company keeps Soldiers in the fight

    Jun 20, 2012

    BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan (June 19, 2012) -- Since their mobilization in July of 2011, Soldiers of the 395th Ordnance Company have been busy keeping Service Members serving in support of Operation Enduring Freedom supplied with the ammunition needed to accomplish their respective missions.

  • Vehicle technology experts win best paper award for tome on condition-based maintenance

    Jun 20, 2012

    Two Army Research Laboratory vehicle technology experts coauthored the best paper for the Structures and Materials Sessions during the American Helicopter Society 68th Annual Forum and Technology Display, May 1-3, at the Fort Worth Convention Center in Texas.

  • Soldier lives dream of serving in military, honors father

    Jun 20, 2012

    BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan (June 16, 2012) - It's not every day that someone gets to live out their dreams and goals, but for Spc. John Liddle Jr., a member of the 822nd Movement Control Team of the New York Army National Guard, the opportunity to do so is now.

  • ARL-led studies underway to improve IED visual detection

    Jun 20, 2012

    U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL) studies currently underway at its field element office in Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., are investigating potential benefits of applying visual perception skills, like trackers, to help Soldiers better visually detect IEDs.

  • Military "SuperSuit" to protect Soldiers from chembio threats already available in pieces; needs int

    Jun 20, 2012

    Researchers in the U.S. military's chemical-biological defense area recognize integration as a major obstacle to issuing a truly "super protective over-garment suit", of sorts, to its troops.

  • Fort A.P. Hill welcomes new garrison commander

    Jun 20, 2012

    Lt. Col. Peter E. Dargle assumed command of Fort A.P. Hill from Lt. Col. Jack Haefner at a change of command ceremony June 18 at Fort A. P. Hill.

  • CASCOM prepares for change of command

    Jun 20, 2012

    In preparation for the upcoming change of command ceremony, Col. Dennis P. Harber, U.S. Army Combined Arms Support Command chief of staff, closely observes Soldiers conducting a practice today in front of the headquarters building. CASCOM will welcome Maj. Gen. Larry Wyche as its new commanding general during the 10 a.m. June 26 ceremony on Sgt. Seay Field. Wyche will succeed Maj. Gen. James L. Hodge, who will be retiring in a separate ceremony.

  • Operational Mentoring and Liaison Team returns to Minnesota

    Jun 16, 2012

    Members of the Minnesota Patriot Guard wait for 12 Minnesota Army National Guard soldiers from the Operational Mentoring and Liaison Team returning to Minnesota on June 16 after a one-year deployment in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

  • A Warm Welcome Home ... just in time for Fathers Day 2012

    Jun 20, 2012

    Families, friends and other loved ones wait the return of 12 Minnesota Army National Guard soldiers from the Operational Mentoring and Liaison Team returning to Minnesota on June 16 after a one-year deployment in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. "This is the fifth OMLT group to return from Afghanistan," said Army Capt. Tim M. Grinde, demobilization officer for the Minnesota National Guard.

  • Waiting for daddy to come home!

    Jun 20, 2012

    Families, friends and other loved ones wait the return of 12 Minnesota Army National Guard soldiers from the Operational Mentoring and Liaison Team returning to Minnesota on June 16 after a one-year deployment in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. "This is the fifth OMLT group to return from Afghanistan," said Army Capt. Tim M. Grinde, demobilization officer for the Minnesota National Guard.

  • Operational Mentoring and Liaison Team returns to Minnesota

    Jun 20, 2012

    Families, friends and other loved ones wait the return of 12 Minnesota Army National Guard soldiers from the Operational Mentoring and Liaison Team returning to Minnesota on June 16 after a one-year deployment in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. "This is the fifth OMLT group to return from Afghanistan," said Army Capt. Tim M. Grinde, demobilization officer for the Minnesota National Guard.

  • Operational Mentoring and Liaison Team returns to Minnesota

    Jun 16, 2012

    A Patriot Guard person stands by to welcome the family and friends of twelve Minnesota Army National Guard soldiers from the Operational Mentoring and Liaison Team returning to Minnesota on June 16 after a one-year deployment in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. "This is the fifth OMLT group to return from Afghanistan," said Army Capt. Tim M. Grinde, demobilization officer for the Minnesota National Guard.

  • A Small Group of Soldiers Returns just in time for Fathers Day

    Jun 20, 2012

    Families, friends and other loved ones wait the return of 12 Minnesota Army National Guard soldiers from the Operational Mentoring and Liaison Team returning to Minnesota on June 16 after a one-year deployment in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. "This is the fifth OMLT group to return from Afghanistan," said Army Capt. Tim M. Grinde, demobilization officer for the Minnesota National Guard.

  • Fathers Day return home

    Jun 20, 2012

    Families, friends and other loved ones wait the return of 12 Minnesota Army National Guard Soldiers from the Operational Mentoring and Liaison Team returning to Minnesota on June 16 after a one-year deployment in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. "This is the fifth OMLT group to return from Afghanistan," said Army Capt. Tim M. Grinde, demobilization officer for the Minnesota National Guard.

  • Hugs and Kisses for Returning Soldiers make great for a great Fathers Day

    Jun 20, 2012

    Families, friends and other loved ones wait the return of 12 Minnesota Army National Guard soldiers from the Operational Mentoring and Liaison Team returning to Minnesota on June 16 after a one-year deployment in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. "This is the fifth OMLT group to return from Afghanistan," said Army Capt. Tim M. Grinde, demobilization officer for the Minnesota National Guard.

  • Welcome Home for OMLT V

    Jun 20, 2012

    Families, friends and other loved ones wait the return of 12 Minnesota Army National Guard soldiers from the Operational Mentoring and Liaison Team returning to Minnesota on June 16 after a one-year deployment in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. "This is the fifth OMLT group to return from Afghanistan," said Army Capt. Tim M. Grinde, demobilization officer for the Minnesota National Guard.

  • Operational Mentoring and Liaison Team returns to Minnesota

    Jun 20, 2012

    I missed you Dad!, remarked a teenager of one soldier during a recent homecoming, just in time for fathers day. 12 Minnesota Army National Guard soldiers from the Operational Mentoring and Liaison Team returned to Minnesota on June 16 after a one-year deployment in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. "This is the fifth OMLT group to return from Afghanistan," said Army Capt. Tim M. Grinde, demobilization officer for the Minnesota National Guard.

  • Operational Mentoring and Liaison Team returns to Minnesota

    Jun 16, 2012

    Members of the Minnesota Patriot Guard wait for 12 Minnesota Army National Guard soldiers from the Operational Mentoring and Liaison Team returning to Minnesota on June 16 after a one-year deployment in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

  • Operational Mentoring and Liaison Team returns to Minnesota

    Jun 16, 2012

    Members of the Minnesota Patriot Guard wait for 12 Minnesota Army National Guard soldiers from the Operational Mentoring and Liaison Team returning to Minnesota on June 16 after a one-year deployment in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

  • "I got your nose!"

    Jun 20, 2012

    Families, friends and other loved ones wait the return of 12 Minnesota Army National Guard soldiers from the Operational Mentoring and Liaison Team returning to Minnesota on June 16 after a one-year deployment in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. "This is the fifth OMLT group to return from Afghanistan," said Army Capt. Tim M. Grinde, demobilization officer for the Minnesota National Guard.

  • Operational Mentoring and Liaison Team returns to Minnesota

    Jun 20, 2012

    Families, friends and other loved ones wait the return of 12 Minnesota Army National Guard soldiers from the Operational Mentoring and Liaison Team returning to Minnesota on June 16 after a one-year deployment in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. "This is the fifth OMLT group to return from Afghanistan," said Army Capt. Tim M. Grinde, demobilization officer for the Minnesota National Guard.

  • Congressman Bill Young (R-FL) Wishes the Army Happy Birthday!

    Jun 20, 2012

  • 100th Army Band plays at Cincinnati Reds game on Flag Day

    Jun 20, 2012

    The 100th Army Band from Fort Knox, Ky. traveled to Cincinnati, Ohio to perform on Flag Day, June 14.

  • APG Garrison leadership changes hands

    Jun 20, 2012

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - A new era began at Aberdeen Proving Ground June 16 when Col. Orlando W. Ortiz transferred command of APG Garrison to Col. Gregory R. McClinton during a change of command ceremony at the post theater.

  • End of the Runway

    Jun 20, 2012

    In the darkness surrounding Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, a C-27J Spartan aircraft assigned to 702nd Expeditionary Airlift Squadron shuts down its engines after completing its last scheduled flight, June 13.

  • UnderstandingG project students learn about U.S. military mission

    Jun 20, 2012

    WIESBADEN, Germany - German and American youths got a better "UnderstandingG" of the role of the U.S. military in Germany during a visit to Clay Kaserne (formerly Wiesbaden Army Airfield) and Hainerberg Housing June 2-3. The students from Wiesbaden High School, Frankfurt International School and Frankfurt's Gutenbergschule and Ziehenschule have been participating in a yearlong cooperative effort, known as UnderstandinG, between the city of Frankfurt, U.S. Consulate General and Grundst├╝ckgesellschaft Gateway Gardens GmbH (Gateway Gardens Property Management) to develop a lasting tribute to German-American friendship at the former Rhein Main Air Base Housing Area.

  • Garrisons welcome new top NCO

    Jun 21, 2012

    HEIDELBERG, Germany -- U.S. Army garrison leaders from across Europe converged on Patrick Henry Village to welcome a new top noncommissioned officer during a ceremony here June 20. Command Sgt. Maj. Jeffrey Hartless assumed responsibility as the fifth command sergeant major of Installation Management Command Europe since its founding on Oct. 7, 2002.

  • ANA soldier stands out among peers

    Jun 20, 2012

    Kandahar Province, Afghanistan -- Members of the 3/205th Afghanistan National Army (ANA) train with U.S. forces learning the capabilities of mine detection equipment, June 4.

  • Soldiers, civilians recognized by Hessen minister president, German military

    Jun 20, 2012

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Acts of heroism, charity and cooperation by Department of Defense employees were recognized with high honors during Hessentag. Anne Adams, Heather Goodwin, Sgt Ferdinand Hounlekpo and Jeffery Mack were recognized June 9 as a part of the state fair -- this year held in Wetzlar.

  • 22nd ECC honors Staff Sgt. Alexander G. Povilaitis

    Jun 20, 2012

    KANDAHAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan- Members of the 22nd Engineer Company held a memorial ceremony in honor of U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Alexander G. Povilaitis at Forward Operating Base Pasab, June 8. He was killed in action, May 31, during a dismounted route clearance operation while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom in Zharay District, Afghanistan.

  • Speakers share inspiring messages with 2012 Wiesbaden High graduates

    Jun 20, 2012

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Fear, failure and fun are a few things the graduates of Wiesbaden High school class of 2012 can look forward to experiencing everyday in life after high school. This was the common theme in messages spoken to the graduating class during its commencement event June 10 at the Wiesbaden Kurhaus.

  • Close cooperation key to conservation of training areas in Germany

    Jun 25, 2012

    The German Ministry of Defense and the Federal Real Estate Institute co-hosted a Military Use and Nature Protection Symposium at the Federal Academy for Defense Management and Technology in Mannheim, Germany, June 11-14, 2012.

  • Army research looks at new PTSD treatment

    Jun 21, 2012

    Progress is being made with a new treatment method for post-traumatic stress disorder and a number of recent studies are beginning to yield results, according to a military doctor who oversees PTSD research.

  • Leaders tout team building as central to Mission Command

    Jun 20, 2012

  • Medical training exercise Tendon Valiant 2012 begins in Indonesia

    Jun 20, 2012

    Multi-national Medical Readiness Training Exercise Tendon Valiant, which is being lead by 18th Medical Command (Deployment Support), and the U.S. Army Pacific Surgeon's office, began June 18, 2012, at the Soepraoen Army Hospital in Malang, Indonesia.

  • Army Leaders Discuss Mission Command

    Jun 19, 2012

  • Soldiers have blast at beach

    Jun 19, 2012

    Approximately 500 Soldiers from Korea gathered at Daecheon Beach June 15-17 for the 2012 Beach Blast, sponsored by Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers.

  • Opening Ceremony for Exercise Tendon Valiant 2012 held in Indonesia

    Jun 26, 2012

    MALANG, Indonesia (June. 18, 2012) -- Led by 18th Medical Command (Deployment Support), and US Army Pacific, Surgeon's office and hosted by the Indonesian National Armed Forces - Tentara National Indonesia the multi-national Medical Readiness Training Exercise known as Tendon Valiant officially began with an opening ceremony at the Soepraoen Army Hospital in Malang Indonesia 18 June.

  • Top two U.S. Army Soldiers in the Pacific named in Warrior Challenge 2012

    Jun 19, 2012

    The U.S. Army, Pacific (USARPAC) announced the names of the two top Soldiers in the Pacific on Friday June 15th during the 237th Army Birthday Commemoration at Hilton Hawaiian Village in Honolulu, Hawaii.

  • Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chairman, Sgt. Maj. Battaglia, sexual assault message

    Jun 19, 2012

    Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chairman, Sgt. Maj. Battaglia, sexual assault message

  • Army Surgeon General visits Pacific region, talks about health readiness

    Jun 20, 2012

    Lt. Gen. Patricia Horoho, U.S. Army surgeon general and commander, U.S. Army Medical Command, visited the Pacific Regional Medical Command staff and facilities in Honolulu, Hawaii, June 12-14, 2012.

  • New burn care center fully operational in San Antonio

    Jun 20, 2012

    The U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research began a new era in burn and combat casualty trauma care when the staff moved its patients into the burn intensive care unit recently.

  • Military Ocean Terminal Sunny Point receives massive capability, safety enhancement

    Jun 20, 2012

    The Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command's 596th Transportation Brigade at Military Ocean Terminal Sunny Point, Southport, N.C., received two new massive ship-to-shore container gantry cranes, June 19, 2012, after more than 10 years of planning and $27.5 million.

  • Mission Command Symposium begins in Kansas City

    Jun 19, 2012

  • Golden Coyote: Soldiers train with Navy, Royal Engineers

    Jun 20, 2012

    Members of the Army Reserve, the Navy Reserve, and the Corps of Royal Engineers came together for a lifesaving measures training lane during the South Dakota National Guard's Golden Coyote exercise near Rapid City, S.D., June 17, 2012.

  • Texas Agribusiness Development Team V set to return home from Afghanistan

    Jun 19, 2012

    Texas Agribusiness Development Team V-Forward Operating Base Ghazni sent the last twelve of their team home last week after almost a year long deployment. They return to Texas having completed several capacity building projects and leading the area towards greater agricultural development. The team falls under 71st Battlefield Support Battalion, 36th Infantry Division, based out of San Antonio.

  • Aviation safety: the "big three"

    Jun 20, 2012

    Despite safety successes in recent years, Army aviation accident rates are rising this year and our Army is missing opportunities to prevent these accidents. As of June 14, 2012, we have experienced 13 Class A manned aircraft accidents with nine fatalities. In comparison to 2011's entire year of 15 Class A manned aircraft accidents and 11 fatalities, it becomes clear this year's trend is one we need to reverse. Current accident trends include breakdowns in standards, discipline and maintenance, with human error cited as a contributing factor in every manned aircraft Class A.

  • Army recognizes top recruiters, career counselors at Pentagon

    Jun 20, 2012

    Six Army sergeants were recognized at the Pentagon, June 19, 2012, for their outstanding service in recruiting and career counseling.

  • Armed Forces Celebration Week Oath of Enlistment

    Jun 19, 2012

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - Brig. Gen. Ted Harrison, commanding general, U.S. Army Expeditionary Contracting Command, administered the oath to enlistment to approximately 50 Soldiers during Armed Forces Week prior to the start of the U.S. Army Soldier Show June 13 in Huntsville High School auditorium.

  • Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team kicks off three-game series in Huntsville

    Jun 20, 2012

    The Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team kicked off a three-game series at the Kiwanis Sports Plex in Huntsville, Ala., May 15 during Armed Forces Celebration Week.

  • TACOM LCMC Headquarters Company Change of Command

    Jun 19, 2012

  • Army Today - A recovery team transporting a downed helicopter by sling load

    Jun 19, 2012

    A recovery team transporting a downed helicopter by sling load in the Kandahar Province in Afghanistan.

  • Army Now - Moulage artist skills helping make for more realistic training in Kaiserslautern, Germany

    Jun 19, 2012

    Moulage artist skills helping make for more realistic training in Kaiserslautern, Germany.

  • Army Now - Gen. Odierno and Soldiers celebrating the 237th Army Birthday in Times Square

    Jun 19, 2012

    Gen. Odierno and Soldiers celebrating the 237th Army Birthday in Times Square.

  • Don't be a statistic during the 101 Critical Days of Summer

    Jun 19, 2012

    The statistics are staggering for such a small window of time. But according to Maj. Michael Sabatini, you don't have to be one -- ever. The period between Memorial Day and Labor Day is known in many circles as the 101 Critical Days of Summer. Army wide, off-duty fatalities between May and September rose nearly 20 percent over the past three years. Army wide, over the last three years, 11 Soldiers drowned each year between May and September. Of the 61 Soldiers killed as a result of traffic accidents last Spring and Summer, 80 percent perished between April and Labor Day.

  • Logistics Support Battalion recognized with Supply Excellence Award

    Jun 19, 2012

    JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKERHURST, N.J. -- Over the past year, Soldiers assigned to 1st Battalion, 322nd Logistics Support Regiment, 72nd Field Artillery Brigade conducted more than 120 vehicle issues/turn-ins and coordinated hundreds of vehicles and weapons movement without any losses. As a result of their attention to detail and dedication to their mission, they recently received the Chief of Staff of the Army Supply Excellence Award in the Unit Supply category for Army Reserve Tables of Distribution and Allowances (TDA) Units. Vice Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Lloyd J. Austin, , presented the award to the battalion along with the other winners. "We could not have accomplished all that we have in Iraq and Afghanistan were it not for the countless, remarkable contributions made by the men and women of the logistics community," said Austin during the recent awards ceremony.

  • Army Reserves Team Takes First at Adelphi Lab Center Golf Outing

    Jun 19, 2012

    Chief Warrant Officer 4 Ben Acosta lines up a putt at the Adelphi Lab Center Golf Outing June 14. Acosta and his teammates Lt. Col. Mike Holland, Maj. Jeremy Reed and Arthur Banks from the Headquarters Army Reserve Information Operations Command comprised the winning foursome, coming in seven under par with a score of 65 at the Timbers at Troy Golf Course in Elkridge, Md.

  • Bradley Urban Survivability Kits installed early, under budget

    Jun 20, 2012

    Bradley A3 Fighting Vehicles assigned to units stationed in the Republic of Korea became the latest in the fleet to receive the Bradley Urban Survivability Kit III upgrades, last week.

  • U.S. Army Europe names USACE built Mission Command Center

    Jun 19, 2012

    The new Gen. John Shalikashvili Mission Command Center will be the new home for most of the staff of U.S Army Europe and is located at the newly named Gen. Lucius D. Clay Kaserne, U.S. Army Airfield in Wiesbaden, Germany.

  • Family member's journey takes her from unhealthy mom to bodybuilding competitor

    Jun 19, 2012

    KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany -- Sandi Griffin was headed down a dangerous path. About 10 years ago, the Air Force spouse and U.S. Army Garrison Kaiserslautern Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation personal trainer moved from Arizona to Germany when her husband got stationed here.

  • ACS' Cordovez nominated, voted onto volunteer agency's board

    Jun 19, 2012

    Robin Cordovez already has ample opportunities to work with volunteer organizations and those yielding their time to volunteering. Now she will have even more time to fine-tune her expertise in volunteerism.

  • ASC chief of staff appears on Quad Cities Forum

    Jun 19, 2012

  • Celebrating 60 years of Special Forces tri-signed letter

    Jun 19, 2012

    Celebrating the 60th Anniversary of the U.S. Army Special Forces, and the 50th Anniversary of the Green Beret.

  • Caisson therapeutic riding program moves to Belvoir

    Jun 19, 2012

    Approximately 175 wounded warriors suffering from physical wounds, traumatic brain injuries and post traumatic stress disorder have been treated by a unique form of therapy: the therapeutic riding program.

  • GFEBS is deploying to TACOM on 1 July

    Jun 19, 2012

  • Fort Drum Soldiers help support local Flag Day celebrations

    Jun 19, 2012

    THERESA, NY -- There couldn't have been a better day for a parade as town residents and Theresa Primary School students joined more than a dozen Soldiers from 1st Squadron, 89th Cavalry Regiment in a parade celebrating Flag Day June 14.

  • UAS Operators save lives in combat

    Jun 19, 2012

  • Garrison employee trains for international football tournament

    Jun 19, 2012

    KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany -- Torrance Brown swiftly moves from one task to the next in the Kleber Gym, first pumping weights to work out his leg muscles, then moving to the gym floor for some serpentine shuffling, followed by receiving and pattern drills.

  • Soldiers, family members visit shrines, goat farm

    Jun 19, 2012

    Soldiers and family members from here got an up close and personal look at Korean culture when they visited shrines and a goat farm, in Pyeongtaek, June 9.

  • Corps of Engineers completes $5 million Afghan flood-control project

    Jun 20, 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers completed a $5 million flood-control project built to protect the Afghanistan National Army 201st Corps garrison at Gamberi, Afghanistan, from devastation.

  • USAG Humphreys welcomes new senior enlisted Soldier

    Jun 19, 2012

    Soldiers, civilians and family members welcomed the United States Army Garrison Humphreys' new senior enlisted Soldier during a ceremony here June 19. Command Sergeant Major Kristine A. Silver-Purnell assumed the duties, taking over for Command Sgt. Maj. Spencer Gray.

  • U.S., South Korea remember fallen at Hill 303 Memorial

    Jun 20, 2012

    The 6th Ordnance Battalion hosted the 10th anniversary of the Hill 303 Wreath Laying and Memorial Ceremony at the Hill 303 monument near Camp Carroll in Waegwan, South Korea, June 15, 2012, to honor the spirits of fallen heroes of the Korean War.

  • ROTC cadet named as one of top ten college women of the year

    Jun 22, 2012

    At 14 years old, Cadet Kaylee Marie Radzyminski visited military members during a high school trip to Florida and asked them what they missed most during their deployments. After their families, their second response was usually entertainment. That's when Radzyminski decided to start Tunes 4 the Troops, an organization that began with Radzyminski and her friends sending their personal CDs to deployed Soldiers. Tunes 4 the Troops has now shipped more than 1.2 million CDs and DVDs to Soldiers serving overseas and continues to grow. Her leadership with this organization was one attribute that Glamour magazine recognized when they recently named Radzyminski as one of the top ten college women of 2012.

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