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  • Students challenged with West Point experience

    Jun 19, 2012

    Exhausted but enriched by the experience, the second and final group of rising high school seniors departed West Point June 15, 2012, after completing the week-long Summer Leaders Seminar.

  • Westphal visits Chile to help foster inter-military cooperation

    Jul 18, 2012

    Under Secretary of the Army Joseph W. Westphal recently participated in the 12th U.S. and Chile Defense Consultative Commission in Santiago, Chile, and visited with Chilean Army units throughout the country to expand relationships and increase security cooperation in the hemisphere.

  • Renovated Torii Station library features coffee shop, Internet cafĂ©

    Jun 19, 2012

    After 17 months of renovations, the Torii Station library reopened May 30, 2012, in Okinawa, Japan.

  • U.S. Army Chief of Engineers visits JTF Empire Soldiers in Afghanistan

    Jun 19, 2012

    Lt. Gen. Thomas P. Bostick, U.S. Army Chief of Engineers and commanding general of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, discusses issues with the command and Soldiers of the 411th Engineer Brigade, Joint Task Force Empire, at Bagram Air Field June 8. "Some of you look like your moms don't know you're here," Bostick joked as he looked upon some of the younger engineers.

  • Corps-level exercise tests unified land operations capabilities for first time in decade

    Jun 25, 2012

    More than 5,500 service members and civilians are taking part in the Army's first corps-level, full-spectrum unified land operations training exercise in 10 year, at Fort Hood, Texas.

  • Airmen, Marines, Ospreys join forces for exercise at Fort Hunter Liggett

    Jun 19, 2012

    Air Force, Marines, National Guard and Reservists come together for joint humanitarian aid response practice

  • 159 CAB earns Army's Best of the Best Award for unit movement

    Jun 18, 2012

    "Man, equip, train - those are the things we did," said Maj. Nate Surrey, the aviation intermediate maintenance officer for 563rd Aviation Support Battalion during the 159th Combat Aviation Brigade's 2011-2012 deployment to southern Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom and currently the executive officer of the brigade. "We manned (our move) properly, we equipped them with everything they needed for all the phases (and) made sure everyone had the right training -- bottom line." This mentality earned the 159th CAB the Army's coveted Best of the Best Award in Washington, D.C., June 5.

  • Jobs for Soldiers, Vets highlighted at Illinois Chamber annual meeting

    Jun 19, 2012

    Lt. Gen. J. Michael Bednarek met with state business partners from the Illinois Chamber of Commerce during their annual meeting in Chicago June 8. He discussed with them the potenial that Soldiers bring to the workforce.

  • Gen. Odierno says troops are aware of changing mission in Afghanistan

    Jun 18, 2012

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno says U.S. troops in Afghanistan know their mission is changing as the military begins reducing its forces.

  • ADA chief gets one star

    Jun 18, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- Brig. Gen. Daniel Karbler receives his promotion during a frocking ceremony June 14 at Fort Sill's Old Post Quardrangle. Karbler, Air Defense Artillery School commandant and chief of ADA, will take command of the 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command at Fort Shafter, Hawaii.

  • Garrison challenge inspires weight loss

    Jun 18, 2012

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Aberdeen Proving Ground Garrison employees were challenged to lose weight by adopting healthy habits during the seven week "Spring into Wellness" challenge.

  • Unmanned Aircraft System operators save lives in combat

    Jun 19, 2012

    Sgt. Christopher Harris was conducting a routine reconnaissance mission in Kunar Province, Afghanistan, in 2009, when the Puma unmanned aircraft system he was operating showed nearby, real-time footage of insurgents planting an improvised explosive device along a U.S. Army convoy route.

  • Two WRAIR Soldiers Earn Expert Field Medical Badge

    Jun 18, 2012

    Two Noncommissioned Officers from Walter Reed Army Institute of Research were awarded the Expert Field Medical Badge after successfully completing all requirements at Camp Bullis, Texas, June 15.

  • Aberdeen Proving Ground police carry torch for Special Olympics

    Jun 20, 2012

    Police officers from the Aberdeen Proving Ground Directorate of Emergency Services continued their support of the Special Olympics of Maryland Summer Games with their participation in the annual Law Enforcement Torch Run Relay, June 5, 2012.

  • Motorists advised to plan now for ramp closure, detours

    Jun 18, 2012

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - APG motorists are urged to be especially cautious as the ramp from eastbound U.S. 40 to southbound MD 715 is expected to close as early as next week. The ramp closure outside of the MD 715 gate is part of an $18 million construction project that will widen and improve area roads over the next year.

  • Fort Hunter Liggett's 91st Training Division hosts competition for German Armed Forces badge

    Jun 23, 2012

    The 91st Training Division awards 54 German Armed Forces Proficiency Badges to Soldiers, sailors, airmen and Marines after two-day competition

  • National Training Center and Fort Irwin Celebrate the Army Birthday

    Jun 18, 2012

    The National Training Center and Fort Irwin Cal, celebrate the 237th Birthday of the United States Army.

  • Army spouses awarded $2.2 million in scholarships

    Jun 19, 2012

    Army Emergency Relief announced the award of 757 scholarships totaling $2.2 million for spouses of active duty and retired Soldiers.

  • Commando Forward Observers Compete

    Jun 18, 2012

    Soldiers form the 2nd Brigade Combat Team (Commandos), 10th Mountain Division (LI) competed in the brigade's Best Fire Support Team Competition June 11-15 on Fort Drum.

  • Army's top drill sergeants to square off against each other

    Jun 19, 2012

    Six of the U.S. Army's best drill sergeants will compete for the title of 2012 Army Drill Sergeant of the Year, June 25-29, 2012, at Fort Eustis, Va.

  • Installation management leadership discusses future at Executive Leader Council

    Jun 18, 2012

    SAN ANTONIO - Leaders from the Army Secretariat, Assistant Chief of Staff for Installation Management and the Installation Management Command met to discuss the future of installation management June 5-7 at Fort Sam Houston.

  • Base police assist visitors at Twilight Tattoo

    Jun 18, 2012

    Since the annual Twilight Tattoo was moved from the Fort McNair portion of Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall in Washington, D.C. to the ceremonial Summerall Field on the Fort Myer portion of JBM-HH, civilian and military police have been busy preparing for and offering behind-the-scenes assistance before, during and after the weekly Army event.

  • Celebrating with friends

    Jun 18, 2012

    Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall command leadership, together with Arlington County leadership, community partners and friends, celebrated the Army's 237th birthday June 14, with a birthday cake-cutting ceremony in Arlington, Va., at the Arlington County Courthouse.

  • Army Now - Soldiers practice marching over terrain similar to what they will face in Afghanistan

    Jun 18, 2012

    A new rough terrain trail opens in Vilseck, Germany to allow Soldiers to practice marching over terrain similar to what they will face in Afghanistan.

  • USACE Galveston District's partnership with Trinity River Authority saves time, money

    Jun 18, 2012

    GALVESTON, Texas (June 18, 2012) -- With a rich history of water management, the Trinity River Authority is known for providing services to more than 60 cities in the Trinity River basin and for supplying approximately 70 percent of the water for the City of Houston. But what you might not be aware of is that the TRA partnered with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District in 1977 to issue permits at the Lake Livingston Project, saving permit applicants a substantial amount of time and taxpayers thousands of dollars each year.

  • Signal Soldiers get linked in for first deployment

    Jun 18, 2012

    FORT IRWIN, Calif. -- Lucky to be comfortably doing their job inside of air-conditioned trailers, the signal Soldiers were actively setting up communication equipment being used to support training held in the dry, hot environment of the Mojave Desert.

  • Army Now - U.S. and Republic of Korea unveil statue dedicated to the lives lost after Korean armisti

    Jun 18, 2012

    U.S. and Republic of Korea unveil statue dedicated to the lives lost after Korean armistice.

  • Army Today - Army Secretary John McHugh and Sgt. Maj. Chandler pay their respects to George Washingt

    Jun 18, 2012

    Army Secretary John McHugh and Sgt. Maj. Chandler pay their respects to George Washington at his tomb while we note some extraordinary facts about the first President's service.

  • Afghan Border Police lead successful operation in southern Afghanistan

    Jun 19, 2012

    Afghan Border Police and International Security Assistance Force members participated in Operation Southern Strike II in the Spin Boldak district, Afghanistan, June 2-16, 2012.

  • Active, Reserve drill sergeants and platoon Sergeant of the Year take 'resolute' warriors back to ba

    Jun 20, 2012

    The soldiers standing in this physical training formation are all graduates of basic combat training and advanced individual training. Many of them are veterans of at least one combat tour to Iraq or Afghanistan in support of operations there. As the formation continues to train, they realize this is something for which they are unprepared.

  • Wiesbaden Celebrates Berlin Airlift Anniversary

    Jun 18, 2012

    In 1948, a political and military Cold War began when Berlin nearly fell into Josef Stalin's hands.

  • Cultivating environmental excellence, Scranton AAP captures Secretary of Defense Environmental Award

    Jun 18, 2012

    For the second time this year the modest projectile shell producing plant in Scranton, Pennsylvania is celebrating recognition for environmental excellence. Scranton Army Ammunition Plant was awarded one of nine 2012 Secretary of Defense Environmental Awards presented June 6, 2012.

  • Intermediate Level Education class graduates

    Jun 18, 2012

    More than a thousand students and their families filled Fort Leavenworth's Main Parade June 8, graduation day for the Intermediate Level Education program at the Command and General Staff College. About 100 students from this year's graduating class also received master of military art and science degrees while attending ILE. There included 69 international students and nearly 20 U.S. government interagency students.

  • Brigade Surgeon makes plans for Afghanistan mission

    Jun 18, 2012

    FORT IRWIN, Calif. -- Lieutenant Col. Robert Miller listens during the meeting while translators interpret information. He then places his elbow on the table while simultaneously placing his hand under his chin, to answer questions regarding the medical needs of Nadir Province, Afghanistan.

  • New season of Army Research Lab show focuses on cost-saving maintenance

    Jun 19, 2012

    Inside the Lab launched a series about condition-based maintenance that could save more money than the current time-sensitive maintenance method, and give the Army a more effective way of identifying when a part, like a helicopter bearing needs to be repaired.

  • Famed `Candy Bomber

    Jun 18, 2012

    Retired Col. Gail Halvorsen's legendary Air Force legacy is built on chocolate, bubble gum and hope.

  • Machak appointed acting deputy director at RDECOM

    Jun 18, 2012

  • Hollywood executives get a taste of Army life

    Jun 18, 2012

    FORT IRWIN, Calif. -- As Mark Scoon picked up his MRE (meal ready to eat) he seemed hesitant as he slowly opened the bag and began to explore the contents it contained.

  • Soldiers, NYC first responders honor 9/11 victims with wreath laying

    Jun 18, 2012

    Lt. Gen. Mary A. Legere, the deputy chief of staff for Intelligence (G-2), Headquarters, Department of the Army, and Joe Daniels, president and CEO of the National September 11 Memorial and Museum, laid a wreath at the 9/11 Memorial in New York City, June 15, 2012, with Soldiers from the 3d Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard), serving as Honor Guards. New York City first responders also participated in the ceremony as community members looked on.

  • 21st TSC provides support to war fighters during multi-national exercise

    Jun 18, 2012

    The 21st Theater Sustainment Command, based in Kaiserslautern, Germany, is providing the bulk of logistical support for the U.S. Army Europe-led, multi-national training exercise Saber Strike 2012, taking place here through June 22.

  • East meets West in Istanbul

    Jun 18, 2012

    ISTANBUL -- As the distinct sounds of the muezzins declaring the call to prayer, the realization of being in a place far different from any other city hits you. Istanbul straddles the Bosporus, a narrow body of water that separates the Black and Marmara seas. The city is also a dividing point of Europe and Asia. The western side is often referred to as the European side and the east the Asian side. The European side is further divided by the Golden Horn, a five-mile long inlet of water separating the Old City and New Town.

  • Prater named Graf Youth of the Year

    Jun 19, 2012

    The words of Mahatma Ghandi ring true for graduating Vilseck High School senior Rebekah Prater. "I wanted to see the change in the world," Prater wrote in an essay recently, regarding her involvement with the Keystone Club, which is a part of the Boys and Girls Club of America. "I wanted to be able to change the world and to better it somehow."

  • Cross-country race serves as a warm-up for IMCOM-level run

    Jun 18, 2012

    VILSECK, Germany -- Dressed in combat gear and carrying weapons, Soldiers from 2nd Cavalry Regiment and airmen from the 2nd Air Support Operations Squadron tested their speed and dexterity in the Combat Cross Country Race here, June 7. The race was both a team and individual competition. Six teams were mostly divided along platoon or company lines and consisted of five to seven members. Team race times were determined by the combined times of the first five finishers of each team to cross the finish line. The top overall finisher and first three teams received trophies and medallions for their success. Of the 36 men who competed, 35 finished, with one sidelined by injury.

  • Police officer, 2 nurses rescue drowning boy

    Jun 18, 2012

    SULZBACH-ROSENBERG -- It can happen in an instant. A mother looks over her shoulder for mere seconds and in that moment her child begins to drown. Screams ring out and three complete strangers without a common nation, language or background, coordinate seamlessly to save a life; a 4-year-old is given a second chance. Four weeks ago, every parent's fear struck Birgit Mueller. She looked over to see her son, Moritz, floating face down in the pool at the Waldbad swimming area, here.

  • USAREUR celebrates transformation milestones in Wiesbaden

    Jun 19, 2012

    The Army's 237th Birthday marked the naming of two preeminent new and old landmarks at U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden, Germany -- the General John Shalikashvili Mission Command Center and General Lucius D. Clay Kaserne -- and the opening of the new 326-unit Newman Village housing area.

  • SAHS graduate giving back what she has received

    Jun 18, 2012

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea -- Fundraising, donating or visiting residents at an orphanage or elderly care center are just some ways to give back to the Community. A young lady who spent her childhood at U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan, gave back what she has received, in an unique way.

  • Army birthday ball a celebration of Soldiers, history

    Jun 18, 2012

    Army senior leaders, wounded warriors, Soldiers, family members and veterans gathered for the Army's 237th Birthday Ball, June 16, 2012, in Washington, D.C.

  • AIT warrior shows courage in reporting alleged acts of sexual harassment

    Jun 18, 2012

    FORT LEE, Va. (June 14, 2012) -- A 23rd Quartermaster Brigade advanced individual training Soldier who graduated here Friday is being lauded for her courage in reporting a case of alleged sexual harassment during her time in basic combat training.

  • Effort puts faces with names of state's fallen

    Jun 18, 2012

    At an Armed Forces Day Welcome Home Parade in Richmond. Va., Chief Warrant Officer 5 Candis R. Martin was one of several people who joined the procession carrying large banners displaying an image -- hers showing a smiling, Stetson-wearing son, 1st Lt. Thomas M. Martin.

  • Artillery medics partner with Afghan Army, train to save lives

    Jun 18, 2012

    Medics with the Afghan National Army, Medical Platoon, 1-205th Corps and the Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 2nd Battalion, 17th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, from Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., conducted medical partnership training at Forward Operating Base Frontenac, Afghanistan, June 11-14, 2012.

  • Zombots bring robots to life at USACE Coyote Dam

    Jun 18, 2012

    A high school robotics team deployed a robot, capable of inspecting pipes in dams, at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Coyote Dam in Ukiah, Calif., in June.

  • NCO speaks of Army as 'home' during Army birthday celebration

    Jun 22, 2012

    In less than seven years Staff Sgt. Sharalis Canales has transformed herself from a homeless New York City resident to a well-respected noncommissioned officer at the Natick Soldier Systems Center.

  • An arsenal's renewed sense of pride as its commanding general departs

    Jun 18, 2012

    Although bad weather prevented Army Maj. Gen. Kurt J. Stein's visit to the Arsenal last week to thank the Arsenal's workforce for its professionalism and commitment to our Nation's warfighters, his presence was still felt by many. Stein, the commanding general of the TACOM Life Cycle Management Command at the Detroit Arsenal in Michigan, will turn over his command June 21 to Maj. Gen. Michael J. Terry and this week's visit was to be Stein's last to the Arsenal.

  • 302nd MEB celebrates Army's 237th at WAREX

    Jun 17, 2012

    Brig. Gen. James T. Williams, commander, 302nd Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, 412th Theater Engineer Command, cut the cake in celebration of the Army's 237th birthday with the unit's youngest Soldier, Private 1st Class Jesus Colon of Manhattan, N.Y., and oldest Soldier, Sgt. 1st Class Steven Humphries of Philadelphia, Pa., during Warrior Exercise June 14, 2012 at Fort McCoy, Wis.

  • South Carolina Guard troops train to evacuate embassies

    Jun 18, 2012

    Soldiers of 4th Battalion, 118th Infantry Regiment, tested their ability to air-assault into an area, move to an embassy, defend it and set up conditions to evacuate it, during a training exercise at Camp Buehring, Kuwait, in late May.

  • Warrior Exercise 2012 at Fort Hunter Liggett includes detainee role players for realistic training

    Jun 17, 2012

    MPs from Louisiana and Nebraska join to bring skills to role-playing in Warrior Exercise 2012 at Fort Hunter Liggett, Calif.

  • Transitioning Afghanistan

    Jun 16, 2012

    The Afghan National Police Officer Candidate cadets, who train and live at the Officer Candidate Academy on Camp Nathan Smith, Afghanistan for six months, carry with them the responsibility of securing Afghanistan.

  • 'Dragon' Brigade to focus on Afghan partnership

    Jun 17, 2012

    PAKTIKA PROVINCE, Afghanistan (June 16, 2012) -- The 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, from Fort Riley, Kan., completed a transfer of authority with the 172D Infantry Brigade in eastern Afghanistan's Paktika Province, June 16. The 4IBCT "Dragon" Brigade, 1st Inf. Div., has taken the charge of advising and assisting the local Afghan National Security Forces and government, which are already leading the way to success.

  • 'Diligent' Battalion focuses on Afghan partnership

    Jun 17, 2012

    PAKTIKA PROVINCE, Afghanistan (June 16, 2012) -- The 701st Brigade Support Battalion, a support unit for 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, officially assumed responsibility for support operations in eastern Afghanistan's Paktika Province June 11 from the 172D Support Battalion.

  • Afghan lightning strike

    Jun 16, 2012

    Afghan soldiers from 4th Kandak, 2nd Brigade, 205th Corps graduated from the first ever Rado Barq Zadan "Lightning Strike" Pathfinder academy taught by Pathfinders from Company F, 2nd Battalion, 25th Aviation Regiment, 25th Combat Aviation Brigade at Forward Operating Base Wolverine, Afghanistan, June 14.

  • Miss. students find personal, professional development in training

    Jun 16, 2012

    Students from Jackson Public Schools challenge themselves in training at Fort Knox, Ky.

  • Corps of Engineers hosted Birthday 5k at Kandahar Airfield

    Jun 16, 2012

    KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan --The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Afghanistan Engineer District-South, celebrated the Corps of Engineers birthday by sponsoring a 5-kilometer run on Kandahar Airfield, June 16 to benefit the wounded Warrior Support Center on KAF.

  • Ga. JROTC Cadets display courage in Knox exercises

    Jun 16, 2012

    Junior ROTC Cadets visited Fort Knox this week for annual summer training at Fort Knox, Ky.

  • Bringing down the house

    Jun 16, 2012

    FORT IRWIN, Calif. -- As I slid up beside the house, it felt like my heart was about to thump through my chest or as if a bass drummer was keeping a constant beat on my heart. I tried remembering to slow down my breathing and try to maintain composure. The person closest to the door felt around it with his fingertips and found nothing. It was time to enter, but we weren't invited there for dinner -- we were there to kick a door down and execute our mission.

  • Father's Day in the desert

    Jun 19, 2012

    Sgt. 1st Class John Monnett won't be receiving a neck-tie, cologne or dress socks this Father's Day; instead he'll be enjoying an MRE (meal, ready-to-eat) with his wife in the desert.

  • Leading the blue into the heat

    Jun 16, 2012

    FORT IRWIN, Calif. -- "Sgt. 1st Class Register, why is the sky blue?" Register smiled as he remembered the all-so-familiar infantry saying and quickly replied, "Because God loves the infantry!"

  • Corps of Engineers announces upcoming contracts

    Jun 16, 2012

    KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan --The Afghanistan Engineer District-South announced today that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has 52 construction and service contracts, worth a total of almost $712 million, to award in southern Afghanistan before the end of fiscal year 2012.

  • Furry force multipliers a big hit at NTC

    Jun 15, 2012

    FORT IRWIN, Calif. -- Her tail wagging uncontrollably as passersby brush their hands across her fur, Coba, a 3-year-old chocolate lab, often stands for a lot of things. She's the dog troops leave at home before deploying; the one they grew up with. She's a fond memory, a beacon of happiness -- temporarily, if nothing else -- in a place far from home.

  • Eagle Scout project delivers care for wounded warriors

    Jun 15, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- Planning a fundraising campaign, writing a grant request and assembling more than 100 care packages for the Warrior Transition Battalion at Schofield is no easy feat, but 13 year-old Danny Segura took the task on in his bid to earn the highest rank of Eagle Scout.

  • Garrison seeks to prevent keiki window hazards

    Jun 15, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- With children out of school, enjoying their summer break, parents and guardians must be sure to keep their keiki safe -- whether outside or inside their homes.

  • Fourth of July Spectacular less than three weeks away

    Jun 15, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- Community members are heartily invited to join military and civilian employees and their families in celebrating our nation's birthday, July 4, here, at Weyand Field.

  • Renovation revitalizes the Army's busiest golf course

    Jun 15, 2012

    WHEELER ARMY AIRFIELD, Hawaii -- The rededication of newly renovated Leileihua Golf Course came with a bang, Tuesday.

  • USAG-HI prepares for hurricane season

    Jun 15, 2012

    WHEELER ARMY AIRFIELD, Hawaii -- U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii participated in Hawaii's annual hurricane exercise known as Makani Pahili (Hawaiian for strong winds), here, May 29-June 7.

  • Colorado regulatory office has new, energy-efficient home

    Jun 15, 2012

    More than 90 years later, that same building -- named the Wayne N. Aspinall Federal Building in 1972 -- is now on its way to being the first federal building under the U.S. General Services Administration to achieve a net zero energy rating. Net zero energy means the building will produce enough energy to balance its annual electrical demand to zero or better. Among the building's tenants is the Grand Junction Regulatory Office of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District, who moved in to their new office space June 4.

  • USAG-Pohakuloa, Hawaii celebrates Army birthday

    Jun 15, 2012

    U.S. Army Garrison Pohakuloa celebrated the Army's 237th birthday Thursday with a brief ceremony and a cake cutting by the oldest and youngest Soldiers in the garrison.

  • Fort Belvoir gets new center to combat complex psychological health issues

    Feb 25, 2013

    Fort Belvoir Community Hospital in Virginia broke ground on the first satellite center of the National Intrepid Center of Excellence, June 13, 2012.

  • Army Now - An early American fortress completes a nine-month renovation

    Jun 15, 2012

    An early American fortress completes a nine-month renovation by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and reopens to the public.

  • Afghans learn to train their own on UXOs, as coalition role decreases

    Jun 15, 2012

    Coalition and Afghan National Army Soldiers worked together on an unexploded ordnance range here, June 14, to conduct training that is moving Afghan forces closer to independence.

  • Army Now - The Sergeant Major of the Army celebrates the Army Birthday at Twilight Tattoo

    Jun 15, 2012

    The Sergeant Major of the Army celebrates the Army Birthday at Twilight Tattoo at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, VA.

  • Dunwoody recognized for logistics excellence

    Jun 18, 2012

    During an honors ceremony held at the Quartermaster Ball June 14, 2012, Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody, Army Materiel Command commanding general, was recognized for her professionalism and service to the nation.

  • Gen. Austin visits northern New York, signs off on Army Community Covenant renewal

    Mar 12, 2013

  • USAPHC samples groundwater at McAlester

    Jun 15, 2012

    A team from the U.S. Army Public Health Command traveled to McAlester Army Ammunition Plant, Okla., to sample groundwater at existing monitoring wells, install new monitoring wells and locate additional well sites. The field investigations were in support of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act dealing with hazardous waste, and state requirements at MCAAP's Open Burn and Open Detonation operations and its fuel farm area.

  • Army War College leadership passes to Maj. Gen. Anthony A. Cucolo III

    Jun 18, 2012

    Maj. Gen. Gregg F. Martin, 48th USAWC Commandant, passed the colors to Maj. Gen. Anthony A. Cucolo, in a traditional ceremony that signals continuity and change.

  • USACE Galveston District awards small business task order for routine testing of dredged material

    Jun 15, 2012

    GALVESTON, Texas (June 15, 2012) -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded a task order to Sol Engineering LLC, an 8(a) small business, in the amount of $239,380.19 for environmental services to include a study comprised of collection and chemical analyses of water and sediment samples from the federally-maintained Brazos Island Harbor, Entrance Channel and Brazos Island Harbor, Brownsville Channel.

  • NETCOM selects top NCO, Soldier

    Oct 9, 2012

    Representing five different Signal commands across the globe, five Soldiers and five noncommissioned officers competed for the chance to be the U.S. Army Network Enterprise Technology Command 2012 NCO of the Year and Soldier of the Year.

  • Eagle Scout project brings TAMC garden back to life

    Jun 15, 2012

    HONOLULU -- Tripler Army Medical Center's Memorial Garden was brought back to life, June 9, because of the efforts of an Eagle Scout Service Project.

  • Soldiers vie for the German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge

    Jun 18, 2012

    Select U.S. Army-Pacific command Soldiers earned the German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge after completing a series of qualification tests at Schofield, Barracks, Hawaii, June 5-6, 2012.

  • Kwaj leadership receives honors from RMI ambassdor

    Jun 20, 2012

    Gaines, Mills receive awards from Ambassador Campbell

  • Col. Greg Gadson Turns over the Reins of the Army Wounded Warrior Program

    Jun 15, 2012

    Alexandria, Va. -- Col. Gregory D. Gadson, father, son, husband, war hero, Army Wounded Warrior program (AW2) soldier and director, movie star and 'action figure' -- not yet but likely in the cards -- will turn over reins of the AW2 to Col. Timothy M. Karcher during a ceremony at Fort Belvoir, Va., next week and take command of Fort Belvoir, July 25. Col. Karcher is also an AW2 soldier and highly decorated battlefield commander. Brig. Gen. Darryl A. Williams, Assistant Surgeon General, Warrior Care and Transition, and Commander, Warrior Transition Command, will host the Army Wounded Warrior (AW2) change of directorship ceremony, 10 a.m., Tuesday, June 19, National Guard Regional Training Institute.

  • United States Military Academy West Point Cadets Visit Holston AAP

    Jun 15, 2012

    USMA Cadets tour Holston Army Ammunition Plant

  • Happy Birthday U.S. Army

    Jun 15, 2012

    June 14, 2012, is the Army's 237th Birthday. Learn all about it.

  • Happy Birthday U.S. Army

    Jun 15, 2012

    June 14, 2012, is the Army's 237th Birthday. Learn all about it.

  • Pentagon Winds closes out school year with patriotism

    Jun 18, 2012

    The Pentagon Winds celebrated patriotism and the last day of class with the students and staff of Northfield Elementary School in Maryland June 8. The ensemble played a variety of music ranging from patriotic tunes to movie themes.

  • Happy Birthday U.S. Army

    Jun 15, 2012

    June 14, 2012, is the Army's 237th Birthday. Learn all about it.

  • NETCOM CG selected for new assignment

    Jun 15, 2012

    Maj. Gen. Jennifer L. Napper was chosen for reassignment as director of Plans and Policy/J-5, U.S. Cyber Command, Fort Meade, Md.

  • Spotlight on...Maj. Marian Feist

    Jun 15, 2012

    Maj. Marian W. Feist is assigned to the 412th Contracting Support Brigade's 721st Contingency Contracting Team at Rock Island, Ill.

  • Strength in Numbers - Quartermasters display their might with a spirited run

    Jun 15, 2012

    Nearly 2,000 Quartermaster School personnel participated in the 2012 QM spirit run Friday morning at Fort Lee, Va. The run was led by Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody, U.S. Army Materiel Command commanding general, Brig. Gen. Gwen Bingham, Quartermaster General and QM School commandant, and Command Sgt. Maj. James K. Sims, QM Corps' top noncommissioned officer.

  • USACE Galveston District's EEO Manager Earns 2012 Diversity Outreach Award

    Jun 15, 2012

    GALVESTON, Texas (June 15, 2012) -- Equal Employment Opportunity Manager Dr. Rose Caballero, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District, was named the Department of the Army's 2012 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Roy Wilkins Renown Service Award recipient.

  • 210th Brigade Support Battalion holds first Commando Logistical Warrior Challenge Competition

    Jun 4, 2013

    Soldiers from the 210th Brigade Support Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, LI participated in the first Commando Logistical Warrior Challenge Competition May 29-31, 2012

  • QM Corps honors 'giant of a man' with a lasting, rooted tribute

    Jun 15, 2012

    FORT LEE, Va. -- Known for being strong and reliable, the dogwood tree now planted near the headquarters of the Combined Arms Support Command is a lasting tribute to an Army leader known for the same qualities. The tree was planted in memory of Brig. Gen. Terence J. Hildner, former commanding general of the 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), Fort Hood, Texas, who died Feb. 3 in Kabul, Afghanistan, of natural causes. The Quartermaster Corps held a dedication ceremony near the tree to honor the former 23rd QM Brigade commander on the Army's 237 birthday Thursday.

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