Archive: Jul 2012

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  • Students fly 7,500 miles to compete in Army science competition

    Jul 11, 2012

    Students competing in the U.S. Army's eCYBERMISSION science competition come from all over the United States. This year, for the first time, one team came from China. Flying almost 7,500 miles, the RADIANS team traveled to the National Judging & Education Event, held June 18-22, 2012.

  • Partnering with education important to Army

    Jul 12, 2012

    Brig. Gen. Henry Huntley, U.S. Army Recruiting Command's deputy commanding general, was asked to speak to Kentucky principals about the challenges facing today's students and how the Army is partnering with educators to make a difference.

  • Campbell impresses Hammack during visit

    Jul 14, 2012

    When the Honorable Katherine Hammack, Assistant Secretary of the Army for Installation, Energy and Environment, visited Tuesday, her objective was two-fold: Spread the word about current and future Army efforts in her area of responsibility and learn what Fort Campbell is doing in these areas.

  • Army Reserve Soldier becomes Tough Mudder for Wounded Warrior

    Jul 11, 2012

    Army Reserve Staff Sgt. Thomas Reneau, a native of Belmont, N.H. and assigned to 368th Engineer Battalion, competes in Tough Mudder to help raise money to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project July 15, 2012 in Vermont.

  • Integrative Cardiac Health Project building healthier lives

    Jul 11, 2012

    A wellness program launched at the former Walter Reed Army Medical Center in 1999 is still helping people today. Take Navy Capt. Brent George.

  • 'Best of the best' vie for FORSCOM 2012 Best Warrior titles

    Oct 9, 2012

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. (June 10, 2012) -- Nine Non-Commissioned Officers and nine Soldiers representing commands from across the Army are competing in the 2012 U.S. Army Forces Command (FORSCOM) NCO and Soldier Best Warrior Competition, here, July 7-13.

  • Rader Clinic workshop helps patients manage their emotions with humor

    Jul 10, 2012

    "Managing emotions is a tough business, and most people have difficulty controlling their temper as well as a wide array of emotions," said Air Force Lt. Col. Theresa A. Lawson.

  • US Army World Class Athlete Program - Promo II

    Jul 10, 2012

  • Third Army/ARCENT celebrates independence at Jammin' July 4th

    Jul 10, 2012

    Shaw Air Force Base, S.C. -- People from Sumter, S.C. came together as a community to enjoy friends, food and fireworks at the annual Jammin' July 4th festival at Dillon Park July 4.

  • Third Army celebrates Warrant Officer Corps 94th birthday

    Jul 10, 2012

    SHAW AIR FORCE BASE, S.C. -- Third Army/ARCENT celebrated the Warrant Officer Corps' 94th birthday with a cake-cutting ceremony in Patton Hall's Hall of Flags July 9. "First I would like to congratulate all of the warrant officers present," said Lt. Gen. Vincent K. Brooks, Third Army/ARCENT commanding general, during the ceremony. "Thanks for what you do in our Army every day. Thank you for the unique role, the historic role you play -- 94 years of making an impact."

  • Broadway legend shares notes with Army Blues

    Jul 11, 2012

    The U.S. Army Blues collaborated with a Broadway great during Independence Day week, and the results were massive rhythms, blues and rhythm and blues.

  • Army acquisition executive visits Rock Island Arsenal-JMTC

    Jul 11, 2012

    Heidi Shyu, acting assistant secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics and Technology, visited the Rock Island Arsenal Joint Manufacturing and Technology Center at Rock Island, Ill., which is the only vertically integrated metal manufacturer in Department of Defense.

  • Army analyst briefs efforts to sustain and enhance energy business operations

    Jul 10, 2012

    The Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) Boston Chapter partnered with the North Atlantic Division, US Army Corps of Engineers to conduct the New England and North Atlantic Regional Training Conference from June 26-27, 2012.

  • Kenyan-Americans make noise for Army at U.S. Olympic Track Trials

    Jul 13, 2012

    The "Kenyan Connection" made a lot of noise for the U.S. Army during the 2012 U.S. Olympic Track and Field Team Trials at historic Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore.

  • US Army World Class Athlete Program - Promo

    Jul 10, 2012

  • Soldier, father as COI: building strong family bond as center of influence

    Aug 2, 2012

    Soldier fathers as COIs inspire their children to be leaders, serve their community and country through strong family bonds and sacrifice

  • ASC Army Birthday Ball 2012

    Jul 10, 2012

  • FORSCOM G-1 bids farewell, departs for Pentagon

    Jul 10, 2012

    U.S. Army Forces Command said farewell Tuesday to its chief human resources officer as Brig. Gen. Thomas C. Seamands, FORSCOM Deputy Chief of Staff, G-1, was awarded the Legion of Merit. He has served the command since August. His wife, Melissa, was awarded the Dr. Mary E. Walker award for demonstrating dedicated and exemplary volunteerism as an outstanding military spouse.

  • Third generation of the Army's tactical communications network becomes chartered program

    Jul 11, 2012

    Incoming PdM for Warfighter Information Network-Tactical (WIN-T) Increment 3, Lt. Col. Joseph W. Roberts, assumed the PdM WIN-T Increment 3 charter from Lt. Col. Robert Collins during a change of charter ceremony held at the Myer Auditorium in Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md. on June 29. Collins will continue with his ongoing position as PdM for WIN-T Increment 2.

  • 40th ESB Soldiers return from Honduras deployment

    Jul 10, 2012

    FORT HUACHCUA, Ariz. - As the oversized Mountain View charter bus pulled up to Fort Huachuca's Murr Community Center, a line of high-ranking leaders from the 11th Tactical Theater Signal Brigade and 40th Expeditionary Signal Battalion lined the side of the sidewalk to the building. Every member of the leadership group present that day awaited the opening of the bus doors which would reveal the cargo onboard.

  • Command of hospital changes hands

    Jul 10, 2012

    Command of the new Fort Belvoir Community Hospital changed hands for the first time since its Aug. 31 opening during a ceremony in front of the facility today. Col. Susan Annicelli relinquished command of the award-winning hospital to Col. Charles Callahan as hundreds of medical staff, patients, friends and family observed.

  • Recon: Game On Army World Class Athlete Program

    Jul 11, 2012

    Recon: Game On Army World Class Athlete Program

  • Communication, counseling preserve Family, unit ties

    Jul 10, 2012

    The 159th Combat Aviation Brigade has been home from deployment around 100 days, and the honeymoon is over.

  • A Look at the US Army World Class Athlete Program

    Jul 10, 2012

  • MSTC makes it real

    Jul 10, 2012

    For a decade Soldiers have asked combat life saver instructors the same question: How does this fit into my mission? Will there be time to place a tourniquet? Will there be a reason to take action on a tension pneumothorax patient in the field? Can a non-medic under the pressure of time, distractions and supplies really save a life? Instructors and trainers with the Army's Medical Simulation Training Centers at 18 installations around the world have responded with a resounding "yes."

  • Donate platelets, save a life

    Jul 10, 2012

    Fort Bliss, Texas (July 10, 2012) -- If we are cut, do we not bleed? But more importantly, shouldn't that wound eventually stop bleeding? For some patients wounds only heal with the help of donated platelets -- the tiniest elements of human blood primarily related in function of coagulation. Platelet donations save lives every day.

  • Army remodels 6 hotels for lodging privatization

    Jul 11, 2012

    The Army is well on its way to accomplishing its goal of building and remodeling lodging facilities at 42 bases in both the United States and Puerto Rico.

  • 1st Cav farewells senior leadership, welcomes first female deputy CG

    Jul 10, 2012

    America's First Team farewelled Command Sgt. Maj. Isaia Vimoto, former division command sergeant major, Brig. Gen. James Richardson, former deputy commanding general of support, 1st Cav. Div., and hailed Brig. Gen. Laura Richardson, deputy commanding general of support for the division, during a Patch Ceremony, July 5, 2012, at Fort Hood, Texas.

  • U.S., Comorian Soldiers participate in NCO seminar

    Jul 11, 2012

    U.S. and Comorian army Soldiers partnered together to participate in a five-day noncommissioned officer development seminar at the National School of Army and Gendarmerie in Moroni, Comoros, June 12-16, 2012.

  • Army battery expert featured in Detroit ad

    Jul 10, 2012

    DETROIT ARSENAL, WARREN, Mich. -- Sonya Zanardelli, TARDEC's Energy Storage team leader, is featured in a Detroit visitor and convention bureau ad next to a quote that reads: "For 70 years, Detroit has been the center of the defense industry. I'm proud to be a part of that heritage."

  • The National JSHS celebrates 50 years

    Jul 10, 2012

    Recently, Dr. Marilyn Freeman, the deputy assistant secretary for Research and Technology, hosted the 50th National Junior Science and Humanities Symposium in Bethesda, Md. This event brought together 240 high school students and approximately 100 adult leaders, high school teachers, mentors, university faculty, and ranking military guests.

  • What is Army Community Services?

    Jul 11, 2012

    Many of you may have heard about a program called Army Community Services; maybe you saw a display or a handout. But do you really know what ACS offers our community?

  • Post Exchange undergoes on-site inspection.

    Jul 10, 2012

    FORT HUACHCUA, Ariz. - The senior enlisted advisor for the Army & Air Force Exchange Service visited Fort Huachuca for the first time.

  • Afghan National Army takes charge in providing security

    Jul 11, 2012

    Local soldiers of the Afghan National Army are enhancing security in Uruzgan province by learning invaluable lessons from their coalition counterparts.

  • $13.7 million compound to be turned over to Afghan Army

    Jul 12, 2012

    A large building project managed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Afghanistan Engineer District-South will be crossing the finish line before the end of the summer, according to the two USACE employees overseeing the work.

  • For effective weight loss, see a dietician

    Jul 10, 2012

    WIESBADEN, Germany - The percentage of Military Health System beneficiaries who gave information showing they were obese in fiscal year 2011 was 22, well below the U.S. population average of 33.8. Those numbers, from the fiscal year 2012 report to Congress on the Tricare system, still leave a lot of room for improvement though. The good news is that the military's medical system can help people get those numbers lower.

  • Summer Hire employees gain valuable experience, salary

    Jul 10, 2012

    WIESBADEN, Germany - School is out and summer has started. While some teens are spending their days at home enjoying the chance to sleep in, heading out on vacation or moving, others are hard at work in the garrison's Summer Hire Program.

  • Second thoughts: Having a circle of friends as wide as the planet

    Jul 10, 2012

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Back in the BSM era -- that's Before Social Media -- most of us didn't have hundreds of friends. If we were lucky, we had a few good friends with whom we shared our daily lives and distant friends we kept in contact with via letters and occasional visits, but mostly slipped away from along with the passing of the years.

  • Transportation detachment receives own 'big haze grey ship'

    Jul 12, 2012

    The Soldiers of the 163rd Transportation Detachment, 524th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 45th Sustainment Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command took responsibility of the Logistical Support Vessel Lt. Gen. William B. Bunker, at the at the Joint Base Hickam Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, docks, June 29, 2012.

  • 94TH AAMDC CONDUCTS SAFETY STAND DOWN DAY TRAINING

    Jul 11, 2012

    Soldiers from the 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command participated in a semi- annual safety stand down day on June 29, 2012 on Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.

  • Yongsan prepares for typhoon season

    Dec 26, 2013

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea -- The frequency of rain in recent times has signaled the start of typhoon season on U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan. In Korea, typhoons typically last from June to November. According to readyarmy.gov, these typhoons "can cause extensive damage through both strong winds and high flood waters from rain and storm surges."

  • Families on the firing point

    Jul 9, 2012

    The families of soldiers from 1st Battalion, (Air Assault) 377th Field Artillery Regiment, got a taste of the field artillery world during a family day shoot on Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., July 7.

  • 8th STB stays afloat during challenging training exercise

    Jul 9, 2012

    Soldiers with Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 8th STB, attended mandatory drown-proofing training, June 22 and 29.

  • 7th Dive Detachment helps preserve history at USS Arizona

    Jul 10, 2012

    The 7th Dive Detachment, 65th Engineer Battalion, 130th Engineer Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, had the opportunity to dive at the USS Arizona Memorial, June 28, 2012.

  • Families on the firing point

    Jul 9, 2012

    During a day of show-and-tell, Families of Soldiers from 1st Battalion, (Air Assault) 377th Field Artillery Regimen tlearn there are more than big booms in the world of field artillery.

  • Senator visits wounded warriors, families at Warrior and Family Support Center

    Jul 10, 2012

    Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison of Texas attended a private Purple Heart ceremony July 2, 2012, at the Warrior and Family Support Center at Fort Sam Houston, for a Soldier wounded in Afghanistan during a dismounted patrol in June 2012.

  • Network Enterprise Technology Command bids farewell to Brig. Gen. Fredrick Henry

    Jul 9, 2012

    FORT HUACHCUA, Ariz. - In this Fort Report, members of the Network Enterprise Technology Command bid farewell to Brig. Gen. Frederick Henry, deputy commanding general at a retreat ceremony in front of Greely Hall. Another ceremony is also held to mark the opening of the Military Intelligence Heritage Walkway on Fort Huachuca, Arizona.

  • Landscapers 'give back' to vets, fallen at Arlington

    Jul 10, 2012

    More than 400 volunteers from children to adults descended on the grounds of Arlington National Cemetery, Va., June 9, 2012, for the 16th annual Renewal and Remembrance, to honor the nation's veterans and fallen service members.

  • Reserve and Guard Invest in the future to meet threats

    Jul 9, 2012

    The Newark Armed Forces Reserve Center officially opened for business during a standing-room-only ribbon-cutting ceremony today.

  • Army Now

    Jul 9, 2012

  • Explore Old Post Cemetary

    Jul 9, 2012

    FORT HUACHCUA, Ariz. - Many people think they have to travel far from home to get away and explore, but there's a lot to do in the Sierra Vista area. The 'staycation' is a trend that became popular when gas prices began their dramatic rise -- taking vacations that require no travel except for day trips to destinations close to home. There's a lot to do right here, in and around Sierra Vista.

  • Army Now - Texas Guardsmen conducting joint air assault exercise

    Jul 9, 2012

    Texas Guardsmen conducting joint air assault exercise at Fort McGregor.

  • SLAD strives to improve the survivability of Soldiers and reduce GCV vulnerability

    Jul 9, 2012

    The U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL), Survivability/Lethality Analysis Directorate (SLAD), is planning to conduct small-scale ammunition compartment experiments to support the development of the Army's new Ground Combat Vehicle (GCV), which requires effective ammunition compartmentalization to survive threat ballistic events.

  • HRED's health challenge a big success

    Jul 9, 2012

    Employees from across the U.S. Army Research Laboratory's Human Research and Engineering Directorate decided it was time to get motivated, so they participated in a three-month HRED-wide competition that tracked their progress and enabled them to become more fit.

  • Warrant Officer Corps Celebrates 94th Birthday

    Jul 9, 2012

    Adding another year of illustrious service to the U.S. Army, July 9, 2012 represents the 94th birthday of the Warrant Officer Corps. Warrant officers are highly skilled specialty officers that serve as technical experts, providing valuable skills, guidance and expertise to their commanders.

  • Recent Developments in Ground Based Sense and Avoid Technology

    Jul 9, 2012

    Update on the Army's research and development of Ground Based Sense And Avoid capabilities.

  • Army Today - USARAF Overview

    Jul 9, 2012

  • Command Profile: Army Unmanned Aircraft Systems Project Office

    Jul 9, 2012

    Article profiling the Unmanned Aircraft Systems Project Office as well as the acquisition and sustainment strategy used in fielding the Army's unmanned aircraft fleet.

  • U.S., Botswana Special Forces train together

    Jul 10, 2012

    A total of 60 Special Forces Soldiers from the United States and Botswana came together for the first combined field training exercise in 10 years, in Gaborne, Botswana, June 1-25, 2012.

  • Warrant officers play critical role in Army network operational test

    Jul 10, 2012

    Network Operations warrant officers played a key role in keeping the network strong as its capabilities were stressed and evaluated during the major operational test of the Army's second generation tactical communications network backbone -- Warfighter Information Network-Tactical Increment 2.

  • Afghan, coalition forces deliver humanitarian aid to Shorabak

    Jul 9, 2012

    The 3rd Zone Afghan Border Police, together with units from Combined Task Force Buffalo, successfully cleared and secured 120 kilometers of rugged terrain and unimproved roadways in Shorabak, Afghanistan, enabling the safe passage for more than 60 trucks filled with humanitarian aid during Operation Buffalo Thunder II, which occurred from June 26 to July 3, 2012.

  • Computer simulations created to train Soldiers on howitzers

    Jul 10, 2012

    Two Soldiers and two Marines made their virtual debut last month while helping Picatinny Arsenal engineers create a computer trainer for the M777A2 Lightweight 155mm Towed Howitzer.

  • Fort Bragg youth leaders assist in beautification of Longstreet Church

    Jul 9, 2012

    The youth of our country are the future of our nation. To ensure that these youth are prepared for their impending responsibilities, Fort Bragg Youth Education Support Services hosts the annual Youth Leadership Conference. This year, conference participants assisted the Fort Bragg Cultural Resources Management Program with a beautification project at the historic Long Street Presbyterian Church in preparation for the annual descendant congregation reunion.

  • Fort Bragg takes a look at the worth of water and what it is

    Jul 9, 2012

    July is Fort Bragg Water Conservation Month. Why is water conservation vital to the future of Fort Bragg and to our Earth? Every day, the Fort Bragg community uses an average of four million gallons of water for human consumption, construction, field applications, military operations and quality of life activities. The installation consumed 1.6 billion gallons of potable water at a cost of $2.4 million in the last fiscal year. Conserving water can conserve fiscal resources that may be used to achieve our military objectives

  • Weekly swim camps held at Fort Bragg to teach technique, safety, help build swim team

    Jul 9, 2012

    The Fort Bragg Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation is offering swim camps all summer long. At camp, youth are placed in one of five stations each focusing on different aspects of swimming -- streamlining, arms, kicking, jumping and diving, and water safety. The idea of the camp is to give youth early exposure to water.

  • NATO Independence Day celebration

    Jul 9, 2012

    KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan. (July 3, 2012) -- Service members took part in the NATO Multinational Role 3 Independence Day celebration at the hospital's deck on July 3, 2012. The United Services Organization sponsored the event as service members came together to celebrate America's independence.

  • Kandahar Airfield food court opens

    Jul 9, 2012

    KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan. (July 4, 2012) -- A new food court opened at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan on July 4, 2012. The food court includes a Burger King, Popeye's, Pizza Hut and a Village Cuisine. Kandahar Airfield is home to 23,000 NATO service members and the food court hopes to offer more of a variety to Soldiers.

  • Sgt. Maj. of the Army Chandler biography - July 9, 2012

    Jul 9, 2012

  • DOD leaders: Sequestration threatens military's successes

    Jul 9, 2012

    The nation's military has logged historic achievements in the past 12 months, but faces a future clouded by financial threat, Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta said June 29, 2012.

  • Afghan Air Force accepts more operations, maintenance responsibility

    Jul 9, 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers turned over operations and maintenance responsibilities for 10 more buildings to Afghanistan's 205th Air Wing on Kandahar Airfield in southern Afghanistan, July 7, 2012.

  • Vicksburg Army Reserve Soldiers welcome their new First Sergeant

    Jul 9, 2012

    GEORGE A. MORRIS ARMY RESERVE CENTER, Miss.--Soldiers, families and friends looked on as HHC, 412th Theater Engineer Command, transfers responsibility from outgoing first sergeant, 1st Sgt. Julius Horne, to incoming first sergeant, 1st Sgt. Richard Broussard, during a change of responsibility ceremony held here July 8, 2012.

  • New commander takes 19th BCD helm

    Jul 9, 2012

    KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany -- Although small in numbers, the 19th Battlefield Coordination Detachment has accomplished some amazing things these past two years, said Maj. Gen. James C. Boozer, U.S. Army Europe Deputy Commanding General.

  • Improvements continue on Sembach

    Jul 9, 2012

    KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany -- Throughout the remainder of this fiscal year, Sembach Kaserne will become the new workplace for hundreds of Soldiers and civilians, including the headquarters of the Installation Management Command-Europe, the U.S. Army Europe Band, and the 30th Medical Command, among others.

  • 18th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion Uncases colors

    Jul 9, 2012

  • Sustainers host naturalization ceremony

    Jul 9, 2012

    The Joint Sustainment Command-Afghanistan hosted a naturalization ceremony at Kandahar Airfield on June 29, 2012. In total, forty-four service members serving in the combined joint operations area-Afghanistan took part in the ceremony in which they officially became American citizens.

  • Corps of Engineers to improve electrical distribution in Helmand province

    Jul 9, 2012

    Two U.S. Army Corps of Engineers districts combined their resources to award a critically important project for providing reliable electric power from the Kajaki Dam power house on the Helmand River through the Helmand province in southwestern Afghanistan.

  • Robotics rodeo showcases new technologies

    Jul 9, 2012

    More than 40 vendors and five universities showcased nearly 75 different technologies during the 2012 Robotics Rodeo at Fort Benning, Ga.

  • DOD to mark 59th Anniversary of Korean War Armistice

    Jul 9, 2012

    The Department of Defense 60th Anniversary of the Korean War Commemoration Committee announced today its efforts to reach out to Korean War Veterans and their families across the country and encourage them to join a commemorative program celebrating the 59th anniversary of the signing of the Korean War Armistice.

  • Fort Hunter Liggett Change of Command set for July 12

    Jul 8, 2012

    The U.S. Army Garrison Fort Hunter Liggett Change of Command ceremony will be held at 11 a.m. in the Post Theater on Infantry Road.

  • AFRICOM builds logistics capability in African partners

    Jul 9, 2012

    Several robust programs at U.S. Africa Command are helping to ensure that when African partners pull together to support shared security interests, they have the logistical capabilities they need to deploy and sustain their operations.

  • US Army Pacific honors retiring chief of staff with Flying V ceremony

    Jul 11, 2012

    U.S. Army Pacific honored retiring Chief of Staff, Col. Lewis F. Setliff, III with a Flying V ceremony July 6 at Palm Circle on Fort Shafter.

  • 'Diligent Battalion' Soldiers run "Shadow Race"

    Jul 7, 2012

    Bright and early on Sunday, June 24, eight Soldiers from 701st Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, ran a half marathon through the streets of Forward Operating Base (FOB) Sharana.

  • Afghan leaders learn justice system, spread legal knowledge in Paktika

    Jul 7, 2012

    More than 30 local village elders and a visiting prosecutor gathered at the Zarghun Shahr district center June 28 for a three day course, where they studied Afghan law, conducted a mock trial, and at the request of a local judge, received instructions on Afghan family law and women's rights.

  • Afghan National Army Repairs Paktika Thoroughfare

    Jul 7, 2012

    Afghan National Army soldiers recently conducted several route repair missions in Paktika Province along essential roads damaged by insurgent-placed roadside bombs.

  • 'Proud Americans' first to fire in Afghanistan

    Jul 10, 2012

    A 1st Infantry Division artillery unit known as the 'Proud Americans' Battalion recently added a new accomplishment to its long list of historic firsts.

  • USACE Galveston District employee earns "Hard Hat of the Year"

    Jul 31, 2012

    GALVESTON, Texas (July 6, 2012) -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Southwestern Division announced USACE Galveston District Construction Control Representative Brent Granier as the recipient of the division's 2012 Hard Hat of the Year Award.

  • FORSCOM band commander's baton changes hands

    Jul 6, 2012

    A new conductor took charge of the musical element of the Army's largest command, today. Capt. Daniel F. Toven assumed the duties of commander of The Army Ground Forces Band during a change of command ceremony today. The Army Ground Forces Band provides musical support for U.S. Army Forces Command (FORSCOM) (www.forscom.army.mil). Capt. Toven had been serving as the staff bands officer with FORSCOM's G-1 (Personnel) directorate. "I am honored and humbled to be standing in front of you as the incoming commander of this world-class organization," he told all those attending the ceremony.

  • Division West lassoes rodeo personalities for Fort Hood visit

    Jul 9, 2012

    Division West hosted rodeo announcer Charlie Throckmorton and a few other Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association personalities and Belton Chamber of Commerce members for a "rodeo appreciation day" at Fort Hood, Texas, July 5, 2012.

  • 100th Army Band marches in "first" Fourth of July parade

    Jul 6, 2012

    As a full moon rose over the city of Gatlinburg, Tennessee, the first of the nation's Fourth of July festivities kicked off at 12 a.m. with the 100th Army Band from Fort Knox, Ky., leading the marching units.

  • PTSD Awareness Day

    Jul 10, 2012

    June 27, 2012 was Post Traumatic Stress Awareness Day. A McLean, Va. event highlighted ongoing efforts to recognize and treat the signature wound of Iraq and Afghanistan Wars.

  • DoDEA adopts standards to ease student moves

    Jul 6, 2012

    The Department of Defense Education Activity recently adopted the Common Core State Standards for math and languages arts. The CCSS initiative is coordinated by the National Governors Association Center for Best Practices and Council of Chief State School Officers and is a state-led effort without federal government involvement. Forty-six states -- including Georgia and Alabama, two territories and the District of Columbia -- have accepted the standards.

  • Army Now -

    Jul 6, 2012

    Texas Guardsmen conducting joint air assault exercise at Fort McGregor.

  • Hospital launches 'smart' technology

    Jul 6, 2012

    Fort Belvoir Community Hospital launched the latest innovation in bedside care featuring smart suite technology June 26, becoming the first military treatment facility to engage in this particular mechanization.

  • Army Today -

    Jul 6, 2012

    Army engineers building roads to help expedite trips to hospitals and other important locations in Sharana, Afghanistan.

  • AMC civilian receives distinguished award

    Jul 9, 2012

    Ayers recognized for her patriotism

  • Army Now - Soldiers being treated to dream vacations

    Jul 6, 2012

    Fortunate Soldiers being treated to Dream Vacations thanks to Steel Magnolias Ministries.

  • Weeklong outreach lifts student awareness

    Jul 6, 2012

    In its third year, the Adventures at AMCOM educational outreach program saw 19 area students participate in a week of activities June 18-22.

  • 'I really hadn't planned to go back'

    Jul 6, 2012

    AMCOM civilian deploys on second Afghan tour

  • AMCOM's chief concludes 26-year career

    Jul 6, 2012

    Col. Chandler "Skip" Sherrell has officially retired from the "family business."

  • NCO Academy sharpens leadership

    Jul 6, 2012

    The NCO creed states: "All Soldiers are entitled to outstanding leadership; I will provide that leadership." But how does an NCO learn leadership? One could argue that much of it begins at the Noncommissioned Officer Academy's Warrior Leader Course. The 17-day course is geared toward specialists and sergeants. Most have either recently taken a position of responsibility over Soldiers or will upon return to their unit.

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