Archive: Jun 2012

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  • Quartermaster School NCO gains national recognition

    Jun 15, 2012

    FORT LEE, Va. (June 14, 2012)- A noncommissioned officer from the Petroleum and Water Department here earned the Army's first award from the National Petroleum Management Association.

  • New chief of ordnance takes command

    Jun 15, 2012

    FORT LEE, Va. (June 14, 2012)- Col. Edward M. Daly took charge of the Ordnance Corps and Ordnance School during an assumption of command ceremony on the Whittington Parade Field Tuesday.

  • Acting ASA(ALT) Ms. Heidi Shyu Participates in 2012 EuroSatory in Paris, France.

    Jun 15, 2012

  • Army chief celebrates service's 237th birthday in 'Big Apple'

    Jun 18, 2012

    On the day of the Army's 237th birthday, the Army's senior-most officer toured one of the largest cities in America -- New York City -- to tell the Army's story and to thank Americans there and across the United States, for their continuing support of the American Soldier.

  • Fort Hunter Liggett joins in Army's 237th birthday celebrations

    Jun 15, 2012

    Soldiers at Fort Hunter Liggett, Calif., celebrate 237 years of the U.S. Army with events and activities on post and in the community.

  • For 40 years, fallen Soldier's sister connects cities to Army units

    Jun 19, 2012

    Linda Patterson was awarded the Outstanding Civilian Service Award by Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Ray Odierno during a Twilight Tattoo, May 23, 2012, at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va.

  • Dying Soldier Delivers Army Birthday Address

    Jun 20, 2012

    In spite of battling stage four cancer, Lt. Col. Mark Weber of the Minnesota National Guard delivers the Army Birthday address at the Minnesota History Center in Saint Paul on June 14. Weber and his son also sing a Civil War era song in honor of Father's Day. Also available in high definition. Available at: http://youtu.be/sCIEXOkr-Iw and http://youtu.be/b3O6LbZlLb0

  • High school tuba player wins Young Artist Competition

    Jun 15, 2012

    Tuba player Eric William Black, a junior in South Hill, Va., was selected as the winner of the U.S. Army All-American Young Artist Competition on April 27. The 16-year-old was among three finalists selected to perform before the U.S. Army Field Band panel at Fort Meade.

  • Pro bowlers, instructors teach Fort Meade WTU Soldiers

    Jun 15, 2012

    Bowling professionals taught Soldiers from Fort Meade's Warrior Transition Unit and their families the art of bowling on June 9. In groups of 15, a total of 60 Soldiers were given two-hour lessons from the team of veteran bowlers at no charge.

  • Meade High graduates first homeland security class

    Jun 15, 2012

    Meade High School's first class of 49 graduating seniors in the Homeland Security Signature Program received diplomas June 11, 2012.

  • Fort Meade family child care providers offer quality day care

    Jun 15, 2012

    More than 45 child care providers on Fort Meade are certified by the installation to provide day care for military personnel and DoD civilians.

  • Use of social media comes with responsibilities

    Jun 15, 2012

    Actions online can result in professional and legal consequences offline. While the military permits service members to use social media, their participation is not without limitations.

  • Sergeant Major of the Army tours Fort Meade

    Jun 15, 2012

    Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III and his wife, Jeanne, toured Fort George G. Meade, Md., on June 8, visiting with Soldiers at various tenant organizations and discussed promotion and performance requirements that will help shape the Army of the future.

  • The U.S. Army Band "Pershing's Own" Celebrates 237 Years of Army History

    Jun 15, 2012

    The U.S. Army Concert Band presented a free concert on the steps of the U.S. Capitol for an appreciative audience of visiting tourists and DC locals. Unseasonably cool temperatures and a clear sky drew over 250 people to the performance, part of the Army Band's regular Sunsets with a Soundtrack Concert Series.

  • USASAC employees celebrate the Army

    Jun 15, 2012

    USASAC celebrated the Army's 237th birthday June 14 with several activities including a cook out, Army trivia contest, military documentary and cake cutting.

  • FORSCOM celebrates 237th Army Birthday

    Jun 15, 2012

    Soldiers and civilians lined the balconies, as music from the Army Ground Forces Band filled the atrium in the United States Army Forces Command's (FORSCOM) Marshall Hall headquarters, all eager to celebrate the Army's 237th birthday, today. Brig. Gen. Charles Flynn, FORSCOM's chief of staff, walked to the commands' colors lined displayed the wall, and held the Army Campaign streamers -- the colors of courage, representing every battle fought by U.S. Soldiers since 1775.

  • Schweinfurt celebrates birthday, Soldiers tell their story

    Jun 15, 2012

    Schweinfurt community members and Soldiers representing 10 units celebrated the Army's 237th birthday June 14 at a ceremony held here at Ledward Barracks. This birthday event provides just one opportunity for Soldiers stationed here to tell their story. Here are just a few.

  • 237th Army Birthday celebration held in Times Square

    Jun 15, 2012

    As of today, 237 years have passed since the organizing of the world's greatest fighting force for good, the United States Army -- June 14, 1775 was the birth of America's Army. Times Square hosted the official location to celebrate the Army's 237th birthday with Gen. Raymond T. Odierno, 38th Chief of Staff of the Army, as the distinguished guest; with many more in attendance.

  • The Army Celebrates Its 237th Birthday

    Jun 15, 2012

    Gen. Raymond T. Odierno, 38th Chief of Staff of the Army, speaks in Times Square June 14 during the Army's 237th birthday celebration.

  • Army Birthday to be featured on 'Cake Boss'

    Jun 14, 2012

  • 10th Mountain Division Soldiers participate in WWII Memorial Wreath Laying Ceremony

    Jun 14, 2012

    Soldiers from Fort Drum and 10th Mountain Division conduct a wreath laying ceremony during the Brooklyn War memorial re-dedication ceremony June 12 in the Cadman Plaza in Brooklyn, N.Y. The Soldiers participated in various community outreach events through New York City during the week.

  • 'Cake Boss' Provides Army's 237th Birthday Cake

    Jun 14, 2012

    Buddy Valastro and his team from the television show "Cake Boss" attend the Army's 237th birthday celebration in Times Square June 14.

  • 10th Mountain Division Soldiers visit firefighters

    Jun 14, 2012

    Soldiers from 3rd Squadron, 71st Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, visited firefighters from Engine 326, Ladder 160, Battalion 53 "Road Warriors" located in Queens, N.Y., June 12 as part of a community outreach campaign tied in with the Army's 237th birthday.

  • 10th Mountain Division support Queens Hospital

    Jun 14, 2012

    Soldiers from the 10th Mountain Division (LI) visited a Queens hospital and shared their time with ill children as part of a weeklong event in New York City June 13.

  • Congressman Grimm hosts Army Birthday Celebration

    Jun 14, 2012

    Congressman Michael Grimm and Maj. Gen. Michael Linnington host an event honoring the Army at the John Paul Jones Park in Brooklyn, N.Y., June 12.

  • 10th Mountain Division Soldiers visit elementary school

    Jun 14, 2012

  • 10th Mountain Division Soldiers attend Chinatown banquet in NYC

    Jun 14, 2012

    Soldiers from the 10th Mountain Division attend a banquet at the New World Mall in the Chinatown district of Flushing, N.Y., an area of the bureau of Queens, in celebration of the Army's 237th birthday, June 12.

  • 10th Mountain Division support 237thArmy Birthday in NYC

    Jun 14, 2012

    Soldiers from the 10th Mountain Division visited Francis Lewis High School in Fresh Meadows, N.Y., June 12 to speak with JROTC students as part of the division's public relations campaign held throughout New York City in celebration of the Army's 237th birthday.

  • No Shoes...No Board...No Problem

    Jun 14, 2012

    8th TSC Soldier spends time enjoying his duty station.

  • U.S. Army holds open house in celebration of its 237th birthday

    Jun 14, 2012

    A remarkable day of celebration was made more momentous with the opening of the historic Quadrangle to the San Antonio and Fort Sam Houston military and civilian communities June 14. U.S. Army commands at Fort Sam Houston held an open house for all to come and join in the celebration of the Army's 237th birthday following a first ever run to the Alamo. The run consisted of more than 1,500 troops within the various Fort Sam Houston Army commands and units.

  • Public health unit in Japan evaluates benefits of practicing 'mindfulness'

    Jun 14, 2012

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (June 15, 2012) -- The possible benefits of an increasingly prevalent form of resilience-building, as well as the widespread number of ways it can be applied throughout the military, are being evaluated following an eight-week class held here.

  • 237th U.S. Army Birthday Celebration at San Antonio, Texas

    Jun 14, 2012

    The U.S. Army celebrated its 237th birthday at the Alamo, San Antonio, Texas. The celebration began at 5:30am with a two mile run from Fort Sam Houston to the Alamo. More than 2000 soldiers, dignitaries and San Antonian's joined the run and celebration ending with a cake cutting ceremony.

  • Happy Birthday Army Message from ISAF Joint Command Command Sgt. Maj. William Johnson

    Jun 14, 2012

    Happy Birthday Army Message from ISAF Joint Command Command Sgt. Maj. William Johnson.

  • Strategic partnership ensures security in Pacific region

    Jun 14, 2012

    POHAKULOA TRAINING AREA, Hawaii -- Soldiers of the 7th Royal Australian Regiment and the 1st Battalion, 14th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team deployed to the Pohakuloa Training Area on May 10 for a month long combined training exercise as part of the Theatre Security Cooperation Program.

  • Army marks 237th birthday with thanks, cupcake tank

    Mar 12, 2013

    Crowds gathered around a massive replica of an Abrams tank constructed entirely out of cupcakes in the Pentagon courtyard, June, 14, 2012. The sweet creation was in honor of the Army's 237th birthday.

  • U.S. Army Soldier Show celebrates Army's 237th Birthday in New York City's Times Square

    Jun 15, 2012

    The U.S. Army Soldier Show, which features parachute riggers, combat medics and other troopers with a passion for performing, played Broadway at the U.S. Armed Forces Recruiting Station in Times Square on June 14, 2012. The Soldiers in this 19-member cast bring life to the stage as they perform everything from George M. Cohan to Lady Gaga.

  • SMDC prepares for new pay system

    Jun 14, 2012

    AcqDemo approved by command for implementation

  • 8th TSC welcomes their new commander

    Jun 14, 2012

    The 8th Theater Sustainment Command has a short, but imperative history, whose traditions date back to the very earliest days of our Army. Today, a new chapter has been written as Maj. Gen. Michael J. Terry relinquished command of the 8th TSC to Maj. Gen. Stephen R. Lyons on Hamilton Field at Schofield Barracks, June 13.

  • Video: Exercise Alam Halfa 2012

    Jun 14, 2012

    U.S. and New Zealand forces train together during exercise Alam Halfa 2012, a military exercise hosted in New Zealand. The goal of the exercise is to exchange tactics and procedures, improve the defense capabilities of both nations in that part of the pacific, and pave the way for a future training relationship.

  • Ordnance School welcomes new chief

    Jun 14, 2012

    The U.S. Army Ordnance School welcomed Col. Edward M. Daly as the new Chief of Ordnance and commandant of the Ordnance School, during an assumption of command ceremony June 12.

  • Chaos breeds confidence in NTC mass casualty exercise

    Jun 14, 2012

    FORT IRWIN, Calif. -- Business is normal on your forward operating base in the middle of the desert, until suddenly you hear rounds popping in the distance and colliding with the ground.

  • INSCOM celebrates 237th Army Birthday

    Jun 14, 2012

    U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command Soldiers and military personnel celebrate the 237th U.S. Army Birthday at Fort Belvoir, Va.

  • Army marks 237 years of service

    Jun 14, 2012

    The Army celebrates its 237th Birthday in ceremonies and cake-cuttings around the world.

  • McHugh, Austin lay wreath at Tomb of Unknowns on Army birthday

    Mar 12, 2013

    Army Secretary John M. McHugh and Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Lloyd J. Austin III came to Arlington National Cemetery, Va., June 14, 2012, to place a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns tomb to commemorate the Army's 237th birthday.

  • 403rd AFSBn-NEA conducts change of command

    Jun 14, 2012

  • 237th Army Birthday Celebration

    Jun 15, 2012

    Soldiers from the 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) participate in a Full Honor Wreath Ceremony in honor of the Army's 237th birthday at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Arlington National Cemetery, Va., June 14, 2012.

  • Fort Sam Houston 237th Army Birthday cake cutting ceremony

    Jun 14, 2012

    Lt. Gen. William B. Caldwell IV, Mayor Julian Castro, Chamber of Commerce President, Richard Perez and Fort Sam Houston/San Antonio's oldest Soldier, Pfc. Frank Perez (86) a veteran of the D-Day invasion and also one of General Patton's drivers and our youngest Soldier, Pvt. Cortez-Gonzalez (18) he heads to basic training in 2-weeks.

  • Racers brave the North Post Pool in cardboard boats

    Jun 14, 2012

    FORT BELVOIR, Va. (June14) -- Fort Belvoir's North Post outdoor pool turned into the fast lane during the Cardboard Regatta June 9. Fifteen teams lined up to race their cardboard boats through the treacherously clear waters, battling for titles like "Most Fantastic Sinking."

  • Carlisle Barracks celebrates Army Birthday

    Jun 14, 2012

    With a loud and thunderous, "Hooah," and a mighty, but controlled, swing of circa 1870s-era cavalry saber, the U.S. Army War College cut the ceremonial cake and celebrated the Army's 237th Birthday by honoring Soldiers, veterans, and civilians and family members past and present June 14 at the Army Heritage and Education Center. .

  • 237th Army Birthday Ceremony Camp Eggers

    Jun 14, 2012

    Coalition members stationed on Camp Eggers in Kabul, Afghanistan celebrated the United States Army's 237th Birthday.

  • West Point celebrates Army Birthday

    Jun 15, 2012

  • The Army Birthday run at Fort Bragg, N.C. celebrating the U.S. Army 237th birthday

    Jun 14, 2012

    The Army Birthday run at Fort Bragg, N.C. celebrating the U.S. Army 237th birthday.

  • Civil Air Patrol cadet receives rare Spaatz award

    Jun 14, 2012

    FORT BELVOIR, Va. (June 14) -- A Civil Air Patrol cadet officially joined the ranks of a prestigious club during a ceremony at the District of Columbia National Guard Armory on Davison Army Airfield June 7. Col. William Vician, Mount Vernon Composite Squadron cadet commander, received the General Carl A. Spaatz Award for five years of superior performance.

  • Health council meeting provides wellness, employee advice to Garrison

    Jun 14, 2012

    FORT BELVOIR, Va. (June 14) -- Garrison employees learned about a new fitness program during the Quarterly Community Health Promotion Council meeting June 12 in the Army Management Staff College Seminar Room. The initiative, Civilian Health and Fitness program, is a six month plan designed to encourage employees to exercise and eat healthy.

  • Aberdeen Proving Ground celebrates 152st anniversary of the Signal Corps

    Jun 14, 2012

    More than two hundred Soldiers, family members, civilian employees, retirees and industry representatives turned out for the celebration of the Signal Corps' 152nd birthday celebration here yesterday. Hosted by the Aberdeen chapters of the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association and the Signal Corps Regimental Association at the Top of the Bay, the event focused on tradition and partnering.

  • Belvoir's new CSM expects professionalism, mission focus

    Jun 14, 2012

    FORT BELVOIR, Va. (June14) -- Fort Belvoir's new Command Sgt. Maj. Chester Grelock, has a simple expectation for the Soldiers and civilians he will be working with. Come to work ready to provide professional opinions -- leave the personal thoughts at home. "It's the professional opinion that examines documents and brings people together for a common goal," Grelock said. "Whether you like something or not, is it the right thing to do? Are there rules and regulations that have you perform a task a certain way? If so, then you've got to do it. That's what I expect, nothing more and nothing less."

  • Army Civilians and Soldiers celebrate 237 years of Army Strong!

    Jun 14, 2012

  • Community invites Belvoir out to the ball game

    Jun 14, 2012

    FORT BELVOIR, Va. (June 14) -- Soldiers from Fort Belvoir got an early start on celebrating the Army's 237th birthday during the inaugural Virginia! Grand Slam Fest June 9 at Pfiztner Stadium, Woodbridge, Va. The festival provided information about organizations that provide services in the community and was an opportunity for Prince William County Chamber of Commerce and the Potomac Nationals baseball team to recognize Belvoir's centennial.

  • Army Secretary honors, celebrates Army on its 237th Birthday.

    Jun 15, 2012

    Gen. Martin Dempsey, 18th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the Army's 37th Chief of Staff, joined Secretary of the Army John McHugh and Vice Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Lloyd J. Austin III, during the Pentagon celebration of the Army's 237th birthday, June 14, 2012. Also participating in the festivities were mascots from the Washington Nationals baseball team "Running Presidents" and the owners of Georgetown Cupcake, who created a "cupcake tank" for the celebration.

  • Army Birthday Run, Army Birthday Cake Cutting

    Jun 14, 2012

  • Fort Leonard Wood celebrates Army's 237th Birthday

    Jun 15, 2012

    Fort Leonard Wood celebrated the Army's 237th Birthday today.

  • Provider Soldier 'pens' his story on deployments

    Jun 14, 2012

    There are many novels about war stories written every week but not every week do you actually know one of the authors that has personally written one. The 3rd Sustainment Brigade, Third Infantry Division has one of those authors among their ranks. Specialist Jesse C. Holder, who works in the Operations sections of 3rd Sustainment Bde., recently published Chutes, Beer & Bullets: Not your Grandpa's War Story.

  • Make new memories while celebrating past this Father's Day

    Jun 14, 2012

    For many of us, our fathers are our heroes. We appreciate them for their love and guidance. A good father, or father figure, can set the example of strength, honor, selfless service, respect and responsibility.

  • Faces of happiness

    Jun 9, 2012

    International Security Assistance Force Chaplain, Capt. Antonio Ortiz Guzman with an orphan during a donation mission at an girl's orphanage in Kabul, Afghanistan, May 31. Ortiz led an ISAF volunteer community relations program which helps local population with school supplies, clothes and toys.

  • Soldiers compete for Iron Horse glory, place on Fort Carson MAC team

    Jun 13, 2012

    Spc. Juan Hermosa, chaplain

  • Army dad says rewards of fatherhood outweigh challenges

    Jun 19, 2012

    Every Monday morning you can count on Sgt. 1st Class James G. Harvey to recount the weekend's adventures with his sons. Whether he's taken his two youngest to a monster truck show or fished beside them along the banks of the rivers and lakes around Fort Stewart, Ga., it's a given that the proud father will have photographic evidence of his Family escapades on his cell phone.

  • Fort Bliss and Bulldog soldiers remember lives lived and lost

    Jun 13, 2012

    The 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division Capt. Richard Hartenberg, chaplain, meets and shakes the hand of family members of Staff Sgt. Roberto Loeza following the memorial service June 13 at the 1st Armored Division Chapel here for Loeza, Spc. Kedith L. Jacobs and Pfc. Leroy Deronde III who were killed in action in Eastern Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

  • Capitol cake cutting Army 237 Birthday

    Jun 13, 2012

    Army Chief of Chaplains Maj. Gen. Donald L. Rutherford, right, delivers invocation, as Secretary of the Army John McHugh, left, and Vice Chief of Staff of the Army, General Lloyd J. Austin III, center, bow their heads during the 237th Army Birthday Capitol Hill cake cutting ceremony in the Dirksen Senate office building, Washington, June 13, 2012.

  • Soldiers serve as volunteer fire fighters

    Jun 14, 2012

    FORT STEWART, Ga. - Soldiers from 2nd "Spartan" Brigade Combat Team, Third Infantry Division, recently gave up valuable personal time to give back to the community by serving as local volunteer Fire Fighters and First Responders.

  • Soldier-Dad 'Cottonbalers' talk about sacrifice, reflect

    Jun 19, 2012

    Soldiers and their families are no strangers to sacrifice. The demanding needs of the job can ask them to be gone for weeks or more at a time, and especially around holidays, these sacrifices can seem a little more challenging.

  • Belvoir Soldiers support Special Olympics Torch Run

    Jun 15, 2012

    Soldiers and a military working dog escorted the Special Olympics torch through Fort Belvoir, Va., as part of the annual Virginia Law Enforcement Torch Run, June 7, 2012.

  • 3rd CAB Soldiers help build homes

    Jun 14, 2012

    SAVANNAH, Ga. - Volunteer Soldiers from Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade, joined members of the Coastal Empire Habitat for Humanity and other volunteers to help build a home in the community of Savannah, Ga., June 5.

  • SecDef Leon Panetta's message

    Jun 14, 2012

    SecDef Leon Panetta's message

  • 'Desert Rogue' Soldiers, Working to advance local Afghan population

    Jun 14, 2012

    The Soldiers of 1st 'Desert Rogue' Battalion, 64th Armor, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, Third Infantry Division have been deployed to the Kandahar Province Afghanistan for only two months, but, in that short time, they have been able to make an impact on the community through the Commander Emergency Relief fund.

  • SMA, spouse impressed after Belvoir visit

    Jun 14, 2012

    FORT BELVOIR, Va. (June 14) -- The sergeant major of the Army and his spouse visited Fort Belvoir June 7. Sergeant Major of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III and his wife, Jeanne, toured Army Community Service, Fort Belvoir Community Hospital and other facilities on post, to examine the installation's growth and to speak with Soldiers and Families.

  • President's message on the 237th birthday of the United States Army

    Jun 14, 2012

    President's message on the 237th birthday of the United States Army-2

  • "Griffin" Brigade assumes responsibility for aviation mission in Northern Afghanistan.

    Jun 14, 2012

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF, AFGHANISTAN -- The 12th Combat Aviation Brigade "Griffins", took over for the 1st Air Cavalry Brigade in a ceremony marking the transfer of authority here on May 24th, 2012.

  • Fort A.P. Hill's US Army 237th Birthday

    Jun 14, 2012

    In honor of the Army's 237th Birthday, the Fort A.P. Hill Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation hosted a 5K Walk/run at Travis Lake June 14. Following the 5K, Cadet John Messier and Sgt. Maj. Ron Maraffi of Pennsylvania Army National Guard's 1st Battalion, 110th Infantry, joined in the tradition of the youngest and oldest Soldier cutting the Army Birthday cake, which was donated by the USO.

  • Odierno, Old Guard Soldiers help NYC celebrate Army's 237th birthday

    Jun 14, 2012

    Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Raymond T. Odierno took part in re-enlistment and cake-cutting ceremonies, June 14, 2012, at Times Square in New York City, to celebrate the Army's 237th birthday.

  • Griffin Soldiers celebrate U.S. Army's 237th Birthday with Reenlistment and Cake

    Jun 14, 2012

    MAZAR-E-SHARIF, AFGHANISTAN -- The 12th Combat Aviation Brigade took time out to celebrate the Army birthday Thursday at a ceremony on Camp Marmal.

  • FMWR Fitness Department offers classes for wounded warriors

    Jun 14, 2012

    Soldiers who are wounded in the line of duty face challenges and life-changing decisions. For those who wish to continue their service to their country, the road to recovery can be a long and difficult one.

  • Fort Carson archaeologist presents at baseball hall of fame

    Jun 14, 2012

    For centuries Americans have been defined by the stars and stripes, apple pie and the scrappy sport of baseball. The pastime, which gained momentum in the late 19th century, runs deep with fans and players alike.

  • Daughtry rocks Fort Carson

    Jun 14, 2012

    The Colorado Springs military community came out in full force June 8 as the award-winning rock group, Daughtry, took the stage and performed at Iron Horse Park.

  • EOD returns from battle

    Jun 14, 2012

    The 42 Soldiers from the 749th Ordnance Company, 242nd Explosive Ordnance Disposal Battalion, 71st Ordnance Group (EOD), are happy to be home.

  • Wiesbaden ceremonies mark key milestones in U.S. Army Europe transition

    Jun 15, 2012

    Soldiers, civilian employees, families and citizens from across the U.S. Army and U.S. forces in Europe gathered in Wiesbaden, Germany, June 14, 2012, for a series of ceremonies signaling the transformation of U.S. Army Europe as it transitions to a new headquarters here.

  • PTSD: Knowing what's wrong, getting help

    Jun 14, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- Shell shock. Battle fatigue. Combat stress reaction. Traumatic war neurosis. These are all terms from past wars to describe what is now called post traumatic stress disorder. PTSD is defined as a mental health problem that can occur when a person has been through a traumatic event.

  • Colonel gives bowling leadership lesson

    Jun 14, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- Finding a good line, delivering the ball in a consistent manner and repeating this 12 consecutive times makes bowling a perfect game difficult. But, toss in a social gathering where the main intent was meeting and talking with junior ranking Army officers, and bowling a 300 game seems almost a work of science fiction.

  • Ceremony marks opening of new state-of-the-art Wiesbaden housing area

    Jun 19, 2012

    Thomas Platte, director, Hessian Construction Managment hands the symbolic first key to brand-new Army housing in Wiesbaden's Col. James R. Newman Village housing area to Col. D. Peter Helmlinger, commander of the Europe District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in a ceremony in Wiesbaden, Germany, June 14. The key was then presented to the village's first occupants, Sgt. Robert Tickle of USAREUR's 1st Battalion, 214th Aviation Regiment and his family (at left) by Col. David Carstens, commander, U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden (third from right).

  • Gateway program helps students succeed

    Jun 14, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- It has been another successful year for Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation and the Gateway to Success Program. A group of nine students have finished their school-to-work jobs and are ready to join the workforce.

  • 10th Mountain Division Association chapter hosts Strongest Warrior competition

    Jun 14, 2012

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- The sun never sets on the 10th Mountain Division. This is the motto of the National Association of the 10th Mountain Division, whose goal is to preserve and enhance the legacy of the division through community outreach programs and fundraisers.

  • Hackers steal information on past, present Clarksville, Montgomery County students, faculty

    Jun 14, 2012

    On Monday, information on students and faculty pilfered from the databases of the Clarksville-Montgomery County School System in Tennessee was leaked online, the work of a new hacking group called Spex Security. The information, including Social Security numbers, names and birth dates, was compiled in retaliation for the educational system "…belligerently not patching the holes in their system," according to a released statement. Several Fort Campbell Families past and present could be at risk.

  • Rise in smoking harms Soldiers, readiness

    Jun 14, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- The use of tobacco products remains a major health issue in civilian and military populations. There are almost 450,000 premature deaths each year that are smoking-related, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta. And, while there has been a slight decline in tobacco use over the past few years in the civilian population, the numbers for military personnel have gone the other way.

  • Fort Sill training specialist named 'hero of the day'

    Jun 14, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- Did you know that Installation Management Command has established a hero of the day program? The program is recognized by the IMCOM commander during the commander's update briefing Friday mornings. James Denekas, Fort Sill Regional Training Support Center, was named hero of the day for June 8.

  • Army takes time to celebrate 237 years of service to nation

    Jun 15, 2012

    Today it is an honor to say Happy Birthday, Army! For the past 237 years, we have been defending freedom and democracy around the world.

  • Children celebrate being part of the Army Family

    Jun 14, 2012

    ESCHENBACH, Germany -- "Whose birthday is it today?" asked Anita Payne-Landgraf, chief of the Child, Youth and School Services, to more than 175 children from the Grafenwoehr community Child Development Centers and School Age Centers here, June 14.

  • Fort Sill sidewalks poured

    Jun 14, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- Three sidewalk construction projects are under way, and when completed will make it easier for pedestrians to transit Fort Sill, said a Directorate of Public Works engineer. The sidewalks are 10-feet wide, Americans with Disabilities Act compliant, and portions of the walk which are already completed may now be used by pedestrians. He & I Construction, Inc., of Lawton, began the work in January.

  • 7th Engineer Battalion inducts 25 Soldiers into NCO Corps in Afghanistan

    Jun 14, 2012

    LOGAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan -- Twenty-five noncommissioned officers assigned to 7th Engineer Battalion, Fort Drum, recently were inducted into the NCO Corps at Forward Operating Base Shank, Afghanistan.

  • Birthday Bash -- Columbia Blowfish celebrate military night

    Jun 14, 2012

    About 3,000 Fort Jackson Soldiers celebrated the Army's 237th Birthday with baseball, hot dogs and, of course, a birthday cake.

  • HIMARS Marine battalion trains at Sill

    Jun 14, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- The only Marine Corps Reserve High Mobility Artillery Rocket System, or HIMARS, Battalion was at Fort Sill June 1-14 to conduct live-fire operations as part of its two-week annual training.

  • Fort Drum Soldiers run with local officials, conducts briefing at city hall

    Jun 14, 2012

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Nearly two years after their first run together, Soldiers of 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (LI), met June 8 at Watertown's Thompson Park to join city officials and other community staff for a three-mile run and light breakfast before heading to the Watertown City Hall to brief a recap of governance training the brigade received from the city and Syracuse University before their recent deployment to Afghanistan.

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