Archive: Jul 2012

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  • Picatinny's Frog Falls Water Park Serves as Aquatic Battlefield for Marines

    Jul 6, 2012

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. - Marine Corps reservists with Detachment 2, Communications Company, Headquarters and Supply Battalion, 4th Marine Logistics Group and Detachment 3, Motor Transport Maintenance Company, 4th Maintenance Battalion out of Allentown, Pa, participated in a water survival training program at Picatinny Arsenal, N.J., July 6.

  • July 4th Celebration at Fort Irwin and the National Training Center

    Jul 6, 2012

    The community on Fort Irwin celebrated the Fourth of July by attending an event put on by the Garrison that included kids rides, food vendors, and two tribute bands.

  • RDECOM, University of Delaware develop research, education partnerships

    Jul 6, 2012

    NEWARK, Del. -- The U.S. Army science and technology community is bolstering its relationship with the University of Delaware through research partnerships and graduate-school offerings, officials said during a meeting on the school's campus July 3.

  • USAMITC Athlete Brings Home the Gold

    Jul 6, 2012

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, TEXAS -- An over 55 athlete from the U.S. Army Medical Information Technology Center (USAMITC) recently competed in the National Veterans Golden Age Games in St. Louis, Mo., and brought home three medals--two gold and one silver. Col. Terry Shanahan, (U.S. Army, Retired) of USAMITC's Project Management Division (PMD), won gold medals in the javelin and shot put, and a silver medal in the discus throw.

  • Guardsmen improve local school during Honduras mission

    Jul 9, 2012

    As U.S. Army South's Beyond the Horizon 2012 exercise draws closer to the finish line, engineers in San Pedro Sula, Honduras, are putting in a final effort to take on and complete new tasks.

  • Reserve dentists surpass treatment goal during Honduras exercise

    Jul 9, 2012

    Despite rough field conditions, heat indexes in the triple digits, and having just half the dentists they expected, the Army Reserve Soldiers of the 912th Dental Company (Area Support) were able to surpass their early patient predictions while on a dental readiness exercise in Honduras.

  • Guard leaders say thanks, Honduras exercise a success

    Jul 6, 2012

    The commander and sergeant major of Task Force Tropic thanked and recognized the accomplishments of their soldiers in a final formation in Naco, Honduras.

  • Missouri Soldiers put leftover building materials in Honduras to good use

    Jul 9, 2012

    When Task Force Tropic came to Honduras, their orders were clear: Its Soldiers, Sailors and Airmen were expected to complete four construction projects.

  • Joint-Forces Graduation Ceremony to recognize National Capital Region college graduates

    Jul 6, 2012

    FORT BELVOIR, Va. (July 5) -- All military and retired personnel, Family members and Department of Defense civilians assigned to the National Capital Region who have earned a 2-year, 4-year or post-graduate degree between January 2011 and May 2012 are invited to attend the Office of the Chief, Army Reserve's first-ever Joint-Forces Graduation ceremony July 18. The ceremony is from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Wood Theatre.

  • Missouri National Guard Soldier dies in training exercise in Guatemala

    Jul 6, 2012

    Missouri National Guard Staff Sgt. Robert J. Traxel, 34, of Union, Mo. died July 2 while performing his annual training duties in support of Beyond the Horizon Guatemala.

  • Getting back to normal

    Jul 9, 2012

  • Summer hire returns for USASAC experience

    Jul 11, 2012

    Cyle Baker never thought he would end up in Huntsville as a summer hire at the Security Assistance Command, which is responsible for security assistance and foreign military sales for the Army.

  • Headquarters Battalion Commander bids farewell to Belvoir

    Jul 6, 2012

    FORT BELVOIR, Va. (July 5) -- Fort Belvoir Battalion Commander Lt. Col. R. Dwayne Bowyer relinquishes command to Lt. Col. Brian P. Zarchin during a change of command ceremony on Long Parade Field July 9 at 2 p.m. After helping Fort Belvoir save $1.5 million, implementing multiple successful programs and serving thousands of Soldiers and Families, Bowyer moves on to his next assignment in the Office of the Chief of Staff of the Army.

  • Largest African military communications exercise concludes

    Jul 9, 2012

    U.S. Africa Command officials, U.S. officials and representatives to several African nations were pleased with the results of a joint military communications exercise, which concluded in Douala, Cameroon, June 27, 2012.

  • Employee of the Quarter

    Jul 6, 2012

    U.S. Army Security Assistance Command selects Karen Grant as employee of the quarter.

  • Fort Jackson celebrates the 4th

    Jul 6, 2012

    Thousands gathered Wednesday night to celebrate July Fourth with music, food and a special salute to the states and territories that make up the United States. The evening's events were capped with a fireworks display for uniformed and civilian audiences at Hilton Field.

  • It's not too late to plan for retirement

    Jul 6, 2012

    If you are in the workforce, there is time to save for etirement. The earlier you start the better, but it's not entirely too late if you are still working. There are many different options that can add to your financial security.

  • New garrison commander takes charge

    Jul 6, 2012

    Col. Michael Graese assumed command of U.S. Army Garrison -- Fort Jackson from Col. James Love in a ceremony in front of Post Headquarters Friday, June 29.

  • Fort Belvoir responds to storm damage

    Jul 6, 2012

    FORT BELVOIR, Va. (July 5) -- Fort Belvoir's Installation Support Services and Directorate of Emergency Services personnel conducted major repair and clean up operations in response to wide-spread damage sustained during a severe thunderstorm that swept across the post June 29. The storm brought winds in excess of 70 mph that damaged or took down a number of trees and utility poles and resulted in the loss of electrical power, communication lines and internet connectivity over a large portion of the installation. Editor's Note: This story was written July 2 utilizing the information available at the time.

  • Big Storm punches base

    Jul 6, 2012

    A line of severe thunderstorms with embedded hurricane-force winds, heavy rain and vivid lightning dealt a powerful blow to Northern Virginia and Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall the evening of June 29. In its aftermath, electrical power for JMB-HH headquarters, office buildings, barracks and businesses was knocked out of commission on June 29. Many services, including the shoppette, the Fort Myer Commissary, the Marine Corps exchange and base swimming pools remained closed during the days leading up to Independence Day.

  • DS graduates entire platoon

    Jul 6, 2012

    Forty-five Soldiers in 1st Platoon, E Company, 2nd Battalion, 47th Infantry Regiment, graduated from basic training Tuesday. Standing in formation on Soldier Field at the National Infantry Museum, they represented 100 percent of the Soldiers who first joined the platoon nine-and-a-half weeks ago, which was a goal set by Staff Sgt. Deon Pearman.

  • Myer-Henderson Hall becomes staging area for region's electricity restoration efforts

    Jul 9, 2012

    Electrical repair crews from distant states and one Canadian province began rolling through Hatfield and Wright Gates at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va., July 2, 2012, to assist utility Dominion Virginia Power's efforts to restore regional power following the June 29 mega-storm.

  • Spotlight on...Todd Bales

    Jul 6, 2012

    Todd S. Bales is a contract specialist with the Mission and Installation Contracting Command at the Presidio of Monterey, Calif.

  • Mortuary affairs conference focuses on emergency management partnerships

    Jul 6, 2012

    When there is a natural disaster or large-scale emergency, local resources can become overwhelmed. The 7th annual Worldwide Mortuary Affairs Conference, held in June, provided a venue for both military and civilian partners to exchange information on planning support for such situations.

  • Counter-IED teams locate roadside bombs using 'metal detectors on steroids'

    Jul 6, 2012

    Joint Afghan National Army-U.S. forces counter improvised explosive device teams in Shamulzai District, Afghanistan, use their VMR-2 Minehound and VMC-1 Gizmo metal detectors to keep coalition forces safe.

  • Yongsan celebrates America's 236th birthday

    Jul 6, 2012

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea -- U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan brought a little bit of America on base, celebrating Independence Day, where the whole Community had the opportunity to gather and have time together here, July 4.

  • Camp Zama celebrates Independence Day with daylong event, fireworks finale

    Jul 6, 2012

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (July 2, 2012) -- The 236th anniversary of the United States' independence was celebrated June 30 at Dewey Park here with a daylong event that included live music, free food and a massive fireworks show.

  • Yongsan hires students for the summer

    Jul 6, 2012

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea -- It feels great to be free from loads of homework and school projects, but it is not a good idea to spend the entire summer resting from work. As a good alternative, the Civilian Personnel Advisory Center (CPAC) offered a rewarding employment opportunity for students on summer vacation. The annual Summer Hire Program provided job opportunities for both high school and college students throughout U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan.

  • Tobyhanna division earns Shingo Silver Medallion for efficiencies

    Jul 6, 2012

    Cutting in half the number of days it takes to receive, process and shelve equipment by the Tobyhanna Army Depot Communications Security Division not only delivers critical equipment to the Soldier faster and more economically, but it has also garnered national attention.

  • Bavarian clinic earns first Star Status for MEDCOM

    Jul 6, 2012

    The Illesheim Army Health Clinic in Vilseck, Germany, is the first organization within the U.S. Army Medical Command, and one of few units within the Department of Defense, to earn the impressive Star Status, an elite Occupational Safety and Health Administration standard.

  • Yongsan supports fitness and green environment in cost effective manner

    Jul 5, 2012

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea -- A few moments of relaxation or exercise during the day in a serene setting encompassing thick trees and green space can not only rejuvenate your body but refresh your soul. It's even better when you can enjoy the opportunities at no cost.

  • Community has good, clean fun during mud run

    Jul 6, 2012

    More than 500 participants tested their tolerance for 'dirty water' in the annual Mud Run series, June 30, 2012, at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.

  • Lewis-McChord firefighters join Colorado wildfire relief effort

    Jul 6, 2012

    For the first time since it became a joint base, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., sent first responders to aid another installation.

  • Army North's deputy commanding general kicks off Houston's Independence Day celebrations

    Jul 5, 2012

    Maj. Gen. Walter Davis, deputy commanding general, U.S. Army North, welcomed the crowd of an estimated 100,000 July 4 to Houston's Freedom Over Texas at Eleanor Tinsley Park on Buffalo Bayou, one of the nation's largest land-based fireworks celebrations. Country music stars Billy Currington and Sara Evans headlined the event.

  • Continued military, police presence in Afghan town brings out community

    Jul 6, 2012

    The continued presence of Afghan National Army and American Soldiers, along with Afghan Local Police, in the small town of Pankilla, Afghanistan, has emboldened civilians to come out of their homes to engage in commerce and community.

  • Army Sustainment Command touts Rock Island Arsenal's 150th anniversary celebration

    Jul 5, 2012

  • Detours and setbacks couldn't keep former Afghan refugee from reaching her dream

    Jul 5, 2012

    HONOLULU - "I think success is the best revenge in life," said Maj. Rhine Hejran, as she described her long and harrowing journey from an Afghan citizen to a doctor in the U.S. Army.

  • Quad Cities conduct Red, White and Boom

    Jul 6, 2012

    Residents of the Quad Cities came out July 3 and watched a spectacular display of fireworks that originated from Rock Island Arsenal, Ill.

  • District Awards $54.7M Contract for Wheeler Combat Aviation Brigade (CAB) Infrastructure

    Jul 5, 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Honolulu District awarded a $54,772,000 contract June 29 to David Boland, Inc., Titusville, Fla., for a fiscal year 2012 project to build the MCA PN69489 Combat Aviation Brigade (CAB) Infrastructure, Phase 1, Wheeler Army Airfield on Oahu, HI.

  • Patriots: Selfless servants drawn from all walks of life

    Jul 5, 2012

    Two-hundred-thirty-six years ago, this nation declared its hard-fought independence; independence earned from the blood, sweat and sacrifice of American Soldiers. From the Revolutionary War through today's current conflicts, service members have stepped forward to fight for and defend the freedoms and rights Americans enjoy.

  • Fort Hood wins Keep Texas Beautiful Award; 180th Trans accepts environmental award

    Jul 5, 2012

    SAN ANTONIO, Texas - The Fort Hood Directorate of Public Works Environmental Division won first place in the 2012 Keep Texas Beautiful Government Military Award category. DPW Environmental, in partnership with Fort Hood Radio and the Fort Hood Sentinel, also won first place in the Media Radio Award and Weekly Large Community Newspaper Award categories at an award ceremony here, June 28.

  • Army Now

    Jul 5, 2012

  • Brig. Gen. Kevin O'Connell Visits Tooele Army Depot

    Jul 5, 2012

    The new commanding general of Joint Munitions Command, Brig. Gen. Kevin O'Connell, recently paid his first visit to Tooele Army Depot.

  • 717th MI Battalion duo grabs top grad honors

    Oct 9, 2012

    Two 717th Military Intelligence Battalion Soldiers stationed at Joint Base San Antonio Lackland garnered top academic honors in the Noncommissioned Officers Academy Warrior Leader Course. Sgt. James Kirscht, a signals intelligence analyst/reporter, was the Distinguished Honor Graduate and Spc. Scott Bilich, a technical leader/signals intelligence analyst, was the Honor Graduate for WLC Class 09-12, a 26-day course that concluded in June.

  • Garrison command changes hands at Fort Hood

    Jul 5, 2012

    FORT HOOD, Texas -- A June 28 ceremony outside III Corps Headquarters here saw U.S. Army Garrison Fort Hood send off one commander as another took his place.

  • Summer Fest heats up APG with live music, comedy

    Jul 5, 2012

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - The Aberdeen Proving Ground Family and Family and Morale Welfare and Recreation will bring some summer fun to the installation July 12 during the APG Community Summer Fest beginning at 4 p.m. in the APG North (Aberdeen) recreation center.

  • Chapel creates Harbor of Grace for APG employees, Families

    Jul 5, 2012

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - What started as a tribute to Maryland Gold Star Families has blossomed into a permanent sanctuary for APG Soldiers, employees, retirees and Family members.

  • APG storm damage clean up continues

    Jul 5, 2012

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Damage cleanup from the fast-moving band of severe thunderstorms that rocked the Mid-Atlantic overnight Friday, June 29, continues on Aberdeen Proving Ground.

  • Army Corps of Engineers breaks ground on Hawaii marsh project

    Jul 6, 2012

    The Department of Land and Natural Resources and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers broke ground for the construction of the Kawainui Marsh Environmental Restoration Project, June 28, 2012, in Kailua, O'ahu, Hawaii.

  • Counter IED Experts Train Royal Thai Army for Deployment

    Jul 5, 2012

    Trainers from the Asia Pacific Counter Improvised Explosive Device (IED) Fusion Center helped prepare soldiers from the Royal Thai Army for future deployment to the southern provinces of Thailand where a guerrilla war has raged for years.

  • Global Leadership Summit

    Jul 5, 2012

    Global Leadership Summit coming to Fort Huachuca in August.

  • Army Now - DLA Kuwait is closing down after six years in Kuwait

    Jul 5, 2012

  • New command takes charge of 759th MP

    Jul 5, 2012

    Members of the 759th Military Police Battalion welcomed Lt. Col. Christopher Heberer and Command Sgt. Maj. Barry Oakes as the new commander and senior enlisted leader during a change of command and change of responsibility ceremony, June 29.

  • Afghan Local Police celebrate graduation

    Jul 5, 2012

    Afghan Local Police in Zharay District celebrated the graduation of 45 policemen during a ceremony, July 3, 2012 on Forward Operating Base Azizzullah.

  • Civil affairs battalion still recruiting

    Jul 5, 2012

    The 440th Civil Affairs Battalion, the newest battalion of the U.S. Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command, activates at Fort Carson Sept. 15. With the overall manpower goal near 200 Soldiers, the battalion is still recruiting qualified individuals.

  • Fort Carson fire department supports city, county

    Jul 6, 2012

    Crews from the Fort Carson Fire Department and the Directorate of Public Works continue to battle the fire in Waldo Canyon -- building containment lines, defending houses and supporting local fire departments through mutual aid agreements with the city of Colorado Springs and El Paso County.

  • Corps of Engineers employee helps save 3 swimmers N.C.

    Jul 6, 2012

    Mark Preisser, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Engineer Research and Development Center coastal and hydraulics lab engineering tech, helped save three people from drowning in the Atlantic Ocean near Duck, N.C.

  • Fitness facilities offer workouts to beat the heat

    Jul 5, 2012

    Working out can be hard enough to keep on track, but add in summer heat and it can become downright unbearable, not to mention unsafe.

  • ACS ready to help PCSing Soldiers, Families

    Jul 5, 2012

    Army Community Service stands at the ready to help Soldiers and Families as the peak PCS season gets into full swing over the summer.

  • Fort Rucker children perform 'Jack and the Beanstalk'

    Jul 5, 2012

    Eighteen Fort Rucker children tiptoed around backstage applying last minute makeup and finding their places before their first production of "Jack and the Beanstalk" June 29 at the post theatre.

  • MEDPROS an important part of Soldiers' readiness

    Jul 5, 2012

    Soldiers can simplify the steps of outprocessing by keeping an eye on their individual medical readiness status through the Army's Medical Protection System, according to Fort Rucker's MEDPROS coordinator.

  • 214th Fires Brigade selects best logistician

    Jul 5, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- The 214th Fires Brigade kicked off its 2nd Annual Best LOG Competition in the early morning June 26.

  • Instructors of the quarter

    Jul 5, 2012

    Fort Rucker named its 2012 Instructors of the Third Quarter during a ceremony at the U.S. Army Aviation Museum June 26.

  • Family, friends honor pioneer in Aviation

    Jul 5, 2012

    It's not often that people have the opportunity to know someone who paved the way for others to follow, but those who knew retired CW5 Mary C. Smalley had the chance to know a pioneer for women in Aviation.

  • Alan Jackson concert draws 10,000 to Fort Sill

    Jul 5, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- Country music superstar Alan Jackson headlined the Army Concert Tour here June 30, as part of the post's Indepence celebration.

  • Gary Sinise visits Soldiers, families at Fort Rucker

    Jul 9, 2012

    Before his scheduled appearance at Freedom Fest actor Gary Sinise made a few unexpected visits to Soldiers and family members, July 2, 2012.

  • Selders assumes command of dental clinic

    Jul 5, 2012

    Fort Rucker welcomed the new commander of the U.S. Army Dental Clinic Command during a ceremony at the U.S. Army Aviation Museum June 25.

  • 428th FA Brigade welcomes new commander

    Jul 5, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- The 428th Field Artillery Brigade welcomed a new commander June 29 at the Old Post Quadrangle.

  • New commander takes control of 1-11th Avn.

    Jul 5, 2012

    Fort Rucker welcomed the new commander of the 1st Battalion, 11th Aviation Regiment, during a ceremony at Howze Field June 28.

  • AMVETS Independence Day parade

    Jul 5, 2012

    Maj. Gen. Patricia E. McQuistion, commanding general of the Army Sustainment Command, greets the crowd during the East Moline Independence Day AMVETS parade in East Moline, Ill.

  • 'Hell and Back, Special Ops Ranger' episode to premiere July 8

    Jul 6, 2012

    The Discovery Channel is scheduled to release "Hell and Back, Special Ops Ranger," a one-hour documentary that follows a class through the 75th Ranger Regiment's Assessment and Selection Program, July 8, 2012, at 9 p.m., EST.

  • Fort Sill hosts its first Garner's Cup contest

    Jul 5, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- The 31st Air Defense Artillery Brigade hosted the return of the Garner's Cup Competition June 25 at the Henry Post Army Airfield.

  • Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army (Acquisition, Logistics and Technology) org chart

    Jul 5, 2012

    Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army (Acquisition, Logistics and Technology) org chart

  • HT-JCOE welcomes new command, celebrates outgoing's retirement

    Jul 5, 2012

    FORT HUACHCUA, Ariz. - The Human Intelligence Training Joint Center of Excellence welcomed its new commander, Col. John Boucher and celebrated the career and service of retiring, outgoing commander, Col. John Szypko, June 28 on Brown Parade Field.

  • Simulator helps ADA students train for fight

    Jul 5, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- Air defenders at Fort Sill now have a new Patriot missile system simulator. Students began using the Cognitive Air Defense Training Systems, or CAD-TS, in June at Monti Hall.

  • Military Intelligence Branch and Corps celebrate anniversaries, open heritage walkway

    Jul 5, 2012

    FORT HUACHCUA, Ariz. -- Last Friday, the Military Intelligence Corps held a recognition and ribbon cutting ceremony to honor its founding members and open the new Military Intelligence Soldier Heritage Walkway. The event was part of the United States Army Intelligence Center of Excellence celebration of the 50th anniversary of the MI Branch and 25th anniversary of the MI Corps.

  • Soldiers join NCO ranks

    Jul 5, 2012

  • Homes can be wildfire resistant

    Jul 5, 2012

    Commander's column for the Cannoneer newspaper July 4, 2012.

  • Heat awareness key to exercising outdoors

    Jul 5, 2012

    Information on heat stress from the Army Combat Readiness and Safety Center and Fort Sill Reg. 385-10.

  • Fort Lee officers volunteer for wheelchair games

    Jul 5, 2012

    RICHMOND -- Fourteen Army officers from Fort Lee's Command and General Staff College Intermediate Level Education satellite course took learning outside of the classroom June 25-30 while volunteering at the 32nd National Veterans Wheelchair Games here.

  • VFW helps Fort Lee unit with organizational day

    Jul 5, 2012

    FORT LEE, Va. (July 5, 2012)- More than 1,000 Soldiers and Family members, mostly from the 49th Quartermaster Group, enjoyed a day of food, fun and friendship at a June 28 Williams Stadium picnic hosted by two local VFW chapters and their ladies auxiliaries.

  • Former Fort Lee armorer celebrates 102nd birthday

    Jul 5, 2012

    FORT LEE, Va. (July 5, 2012)- A birthday party at the nearby Hopewell Health Care and Rehabilitation Center has sparked a few discoveries at Fort Lee. The honoree, Clara Jozwiak Pito, was celebrating her 102nd birthday June 27 when her daughter, Mary Frances Pito, produced a U.S. Army photo of her mother taken during World War II while her father was on active duty with the Army.

  • Fort Lee officer touts TRICARE benefit

    Jul 5, 2012

    FORT LEE, Va. (July 5, 2012)- Capt. Grace Hurlocker will always be grateful for the "perks" of military life, particularly the health care benefits that are giving her daughter a better chance at a happy, healthy future.

  • Ordnance School training brigade gets new commander

    Jul 5, 2012

    FORT LEE, Va.(JULY 5, 2012)- The 59th Ordnance Brigade conducted a change of command ceremony Friday at Whittington Field on the Ordnance Campus.

  • Army veterans among nearly 1,200 reporting for West Point's class of 2016

    Jul 6, 2012

    Nearly 1,200 cadet candidates reported to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point for Reception Day July 2. While most will experience the military for the first time, more than 100 are already U.S. Army veterans.

  • SEC helps fight Army's spike in Soldier suicides

    Jul 5, 2012

    Did you know the same software securing the U.S. Army's command and control systems in Iraq and Afghanistan also secures the transmission of Soldier medical data in Virginia? The CECOM Software Engineering Center, working with the Chief Information Office/G6, accomplished this for one of the Army's most critical efforts--suicide prevention.

  • LRC ensuring COMSEC, saving lives

    Jul 5, 2012

    the Communications Security Logistics Agency, CECOM's Logistics and Readiness Center is poised to handle any breach of Communications Security from its home or field components.

  • CECOM elements explore efficiences, process improvements

    Jul 5, 2012

    U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command Centers and Commands explore ways to create efficiencies within command.

  • Developmental Assignments Benefit Participants' Careers and Systems

    Jul 5, 2012

    Last spring, two Logistics Management Specialists were given a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to switch their desks and daily duties. The first participants of the Developmental Assignment reciprocal exchange, Aaron Culver, Army Evaluation Center, and Scott Lambert, CECOM Logistics Readiness Center, were chosen due to their skills, forward thinking and desire to learn more about the other Command's processes.

  • Improvements continue on Sembach Kaserne

    Jul 5, 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.

  • All ANSF trained

    Jul 5, 2012

    Twenty soldiers in a level 3 Afghan National Security Forces class and 29 soldiers in the first supply Pohantoon-e-Hawayee level 3 course for the Afghan Air Force graduated on Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, July 4.

  • Los Angeles Dodgers Honor the Armed Forces of the United States

    Jul 6, 2012

    The Los Angeles Dodgers honored the members of the Armed Forces during Military Appreciation Night at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, California, Wednesday, July 4.

  • Martina McBride, Mario headline Independence Day celebration

    Jul 5, 2012

    Country music star Martina McBride and R&B singer Mario performed at the Independence Day celebration at Fort Stewart, Ga., July 4, 2012.

  • 412th TEC command team visits troops at Warrior Exercise

    Sep 5, 2013

    Maj. Gen. William Buckler, Jr., commander, 412th Theater Engineer Command, checks out a sandbox illustration as company leaders brief plan details at Warrior Exercise, Fort McCoy, June 19, 2012. The 412th command team spent three days observing troops in action and engaging with commanders about training standard, objectives and strategies necessary to improve readiness levels and to meet Army Force Generation requirements. More than 1,100 Soldiers from 412th downtrace units were at Fort McCoy for extended combat training.

  • Medical Prototype Development Lab improves SMEED

    Jul 6, 2012

    Under the direction of the Medical Support Systems Project Management Office, the U.S. Army Medical Materiel Development Activity employs a small team of engineers and engineering technicians who work to design and build prototypes, laboratory testing equipment and other devices designed to get products to the field.

  • Neurotrauma, Psychological Health office partners with VA to study PTSD treatments

    Jul 6, 2012

    The U.S. Army Medical Materiel Development Activity's Neurotrauma and Psychological Health Project Management Office signed an interagency agreement with the Veterans Affairs Cooperative Studies Program to jointly conduct and support clinical studies of pharmacotherapeutics for the treatment of combat-related post-traumatic stress disorder in service members and veterans.

  • Hood CG reenlists 200 Soldiers on Fourth of July

    Jul 6, 2012

    FORT HOOD, Texas -- More than 200 Soldiers took the oath of reenlistment on the 236th anniversary of the nation, rededicating their service to defending America. Lt. Gen. Don Campbell Jr., III Corps and Fort Hood commanding general, swore in the Soldiers at Fort Hood's annual Freedom Fest celebration, July 4.

  • Reading Program spells food for brain

    Jul 4, 2012

    Almost 200 children and their parents crowded around the stage as Raymond Myers, U.S. Army Garrison Casey's deputy to the garrison commander, got the party started with a reading of "The Cow Loves Cookies."

  • Transformation fast and furious

    Jul 4, 2012

    As Col. Hank Dodge nears the end of his tour as Area I commander, one of the main impressions he'll take with him is how fast the Army transformed Area I from an austere, hardship tour with no families to a "family friendly" one with wives, kids, and the pools, playgrounds, school and other facilities to match.

  • New I Corps CG reaches out to allies, neighbors

    Jul 4, 2012

    Lt. Gen. Robert B. Brown takes command of I Corps, aiming to resume ties with Pacific Rim allies and continue outreach to neighboring communities.

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