Archive: Jul 2012

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  • 704th MI takes on new leader

    Jul 27, 2012

    Col. Anthony R. Hale took the reigns of leadership of the 704th Military Intelligence Brigade from Col. Karen H. Gibson in a change of command ceremony Tuesday morning on McGlachlin Parade Field.

  • U.S. Army Dental Activity welcomes new commander at Fort Meade

    Jul 27, 2012

    Col. James Howell III assumed command of the Fort Meade U.S. Army Dental Activity during a change of command ceremony July 18 held at Club Meade here.

  • Fort Meade named Army Top Small Fire Department

    Jul 27, 2012

    The Fort Meade Department of Fire and Emergency Services was named the Department of the Army's Small Fire Department of the Year for 2011.

  • Muslim service members, DOD personnel, celebrate Iftar dinner at Pentagon

    Jul 27, 2012

    In the Pentagon Library and Conference Center, July 25, dozens of members of the Department of Defense's Muslim community and their families -- including Muslim service members -- gathered to break their Ramadan fast with an Iftar dinner.

  • Warriors worldwide come to Fort Hood for combatives championship

    Jul 27, 2012

    "Let's get ready to rumble," bellowed Brig. Gen. Dean Milner, III Corps and Fort Hood, deputy commanding general (Canada). And with that statement, the 2012 U.S. Army Combatives Championship got underway at the Abrams Physical Fitness Center at Fort Hood, Texas, July 26, 2012.

  • Vice chief, Army leaders stop at Fort Hood to check health of force

    Mar 29, 2013

    Vice Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Lloyd J. Austin III and his team of key Army leaders conducted their Health of the Force visit at Fort Hood, Texas, July 26, 2012.

  • Pools, splash park help JBLM military families stay cool

    Jul 26, 2012

    When the weather heats up in the Pacific Northwest, JBLM families can choose among several wet recreation options

  • Central avenue on JBLM to get safer new look

    Jul 26, 2012

    A primary route across Joint Base Lewis-McChord transforms from an avenue into a boulevard, making traveling safer for bikers and pedestrians as well as drivers.

  • 4-23 INF says final goodbye to outstanding Soldier

    Jul 30, 2012

    "Sergeant Rodriguez personified what it meant to be a Soldier and a leader in the United States Army," said Capt. Brandon Wohlschlegel, B Company Commander 4th Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, in comments sent from downrange. "His devotion to duty and selfless service to his unit, the Army and his company were self evident. He believed he owed it to his Soldiers who helped train over the past year."

  • Army Reserve cooks weather stormy waters

    Jul 30, 2012

    Spc. Amberlynn Walker, from Fort Carson, Colo., and a cook with the 308th Military Police Company, and Spc. Brett Smeltzer, from Granite City, Ill., 739th Engineer Company, St. Louis, prepare boneless beef short ribs for dinner at Operation River Assault 2012, Fort Chaffee, Ark. Operation River Assault is an annual training event executed by the 412th Theater Engineer Command headquartered in Vicksburg, Miss.

  • Air Expo takes flight

    Jul 26, 2012

    Thousands gather for weekendlong display of U.S. air power at 2012 Joint Base Lewis-McChord Air Expo July 22 and 23 on McChord Field.

  • Marine boxer hopes unique style will garner Olympic gold

    Mar 21, 2013

    After leading the U.S. boxing team in warm-ups Thursday, Marine Corps Sgt. Jamel Herring demonstrated the unique style and speed that may earn him an Olympic medal.

  • General says ARCYBER progresses, prepares for cyberspace future

    Jul 27, 2012

    The Army's top cyberspace warrior told Congress that the work of the Army Cyber Command adds to national security. Lt. Gen. Rhett Hernandez, commanding general of U.S. Army Cyber Command, 2nd Army, testified before the House Armed Services Committee Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities, July 25, 2012.

  • 70 years of heritage

    Jul 26, 2012

    Soldiers dressed in period uniforms representing the 70-year span of the U.S. Army Transportation Corps' history, concluded the Warrior Recognition Ceremony held at Fort Lee, during the 2012 Transportation Corps Symposium July 26.

  • Recognizing excellence

    Jul 26, 2012

    Brig. Gen. Stephen E. Farmen, (left), Chief of Transportation, and retired Brig. Gen. Barbara Doornink, (right), Honorary Colonel of the Regiment, Transportation, presented awards to the Soldiers and Civilian of the year during the Warrior Recognition Ceremony, a part of the 2012 Transportation Corps Symposium , here, July 26.

  • Soldiers use education benefits

    Jul 26, 2012

    For two soldiers stationed at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., enrolling in college means more than dormitory rooms and class lectures. Continuing their education will give them an opportunity to enhance their personal and professional self-development goals.

  • Rapid Equipping Force displays new technology at Pentagon

    Jul 27, 2012

    When Soldiers in the field have an immediate need for a new technology or piece of equipment, they don't have time to wait for it: They need it now.

  • Awareness is best protection against terrorism

    Jul 26, 2012

  • Boy Scout project brings combat vets and kids together in Adirondacks

    Jul 26, 2012

    Lake Placid, NY -- New York Army National Guard Sergeant Major David Piwowarski and his14-year old son Bryan, zoomed down an Olympic bob sled run on Wednesday, July 25, thanks to 16-year old Boy Scout Matt Murray. It only took 41 seconds to complete the half mile track at the Mt. Van Hovenburg sports complex, but it was an unforgettable experience. "It's been really fun hanging out with my dad and doing stuff together," said Bryan.

  • HIRED! teens gain IT experience filtering software at USASNEC

    Jul 26, 2012

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Two Bel Air High School students are gaining information technology experience this summer while working at the U.S. Army Signal Network Enterprise Center.

  • Former leader of 310th MI takes over 902nd MI

    Jul 31, 2012

    Col. Yvette C. Hopkins assumes command from Col. Andrea L. Thompson

  • Fort Sill Bike/Tri Club formed for cyclists

    Jul 26, 2012

  • Summer food program available to county youth

    Jul 26, 2012

    Youths ages 2 to 18 from Fort Meade and surrounding communities are eligible to receive a free lunch at Meade Middle School until Aug. 16, regardless of family income.

  • Brad Paisley to perform free concert

    Jul 26, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- Country music singer Brad Paisley will appear on Fort Sill's Polo Field Aug. 15 for a free performance of his Virtual Reality Concert Tour to honor military service men and women and their families.

  • Making a lasting Impact

    Jul 26, 2012

    Army Reserve Soldier named by Military Times "Soldier of the Year"; learns that becoming a part of his community was its own reward.

  • AWG welcomes new leader of Baker Squadron

    Jul 27, 2012

    Members of Asymmetric Warfare Group bid farewell to Lt. Col. Thomas Goldner, the outgoing commander of Baker Squadron, and welcomed the incoming commander, Lt. Col. Rafael Lopez, in a change of command ceremony Friday on post.

  • Bowling camp gets kids rolling

    Jul 26, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- Children got to live life in the fast (bowling) lane as Twin Oaks Bowling Center conducted its weeklong camp July 16-20.

  • Schofield Barracks' health clinic welcomes pain specialists for increased access to care

    Jul 26, 2012

    WAHIAWA, Hawaii -- U.S. Army Health Clinic-Schofield Barracks presented its new Interdisciplinary Pain Management Clinic, or IPMC, to the post during an open house, July 17, here.

  • USAPHC senior leaders learn art of building mutual trust, unit cohesion

    Jul 26, 2012

    Senior leaders at the U.S. Army Public Health Command recently learned lessons and techniques to improve communication, resolve conflict and develop a high performing, unified Army Public Health team. The leaders took advantage of a rare opportunity to participate in a week-long training session at Aberdeen Proving Ground. Md., July 9-13.

  • Super team

    Aug 24, 2012

    Civil affairs and military information support Soldiers, alongside Navy "Seabees," have formed teams capable of just about anything. Five teams from the 448th Civil Affairs Battalion have recently arrived in the Horn of Africa and replaced Soldiers from the 490th Civil Affairs Battalion, and with them bring an experimental team concept.

  • Sergeant Audie Murphy Club rallies PRMC staff to support local youth at annual track, field event

    Jul 26, 2012

    WAHIAWA, Hawaii -- Members of Pacific Regional Medical Command's Sergeant Audie Murphy Club, or SAMC, pride themselves on their personal concern for the needs and welfare of Soldiers and their families. Because of this pride, club members spend a great deal of time volunteering. For the second year, the club assisted with recruiting volunteers from PRMC to participate and support the annual Oahu Hershey Track and Field Meet that took place June 30 at Leilehua High School, here.

  • Wildfires -- what to do after returning home

    Jul 26, 2012

    FORT HUACHCUA, Ariz. - In this final part of a four- part series on wildland fire survival and preparedness, the Fort Huachuca Office of Fire Prevention shares information on what to do after a wildfire.

  • Soldier dedicates his time to volunteering

    Nov 30, -0001

    "He was my best friend at Fort Carson, he was always the life of the party, he even took me skydiving for the first time," said Spc. Brandon Willis. Unfortunately Willis

  • "The Gold Book" is one risk prevention resource tool

    Jul 26, 2012

    FORT HUACHCUA, Ariz. - The following vignette was taken from the 2012 Department of the Army report titled "Generating Health and Discipline in the Force: Ahead of the Strategic Reset," also known as "The Gold Book".

  • Space Soldier helps guide Army to high ground

    Jul 26, 2012

    Leader looks to high ground

  • FH employees receive nomination for Department of Defense

    Jul 26, 2012

    FORT HUACHCUA, Ariz. - Five Fort Huachuca employees have been nominated for Department of Defense awards over the past few months.

  • Missoula Children's Theatre brings "The Secret Garden" to life at FH

    Jul 26, 2012

    FORT HUACHCUA, Ariz. - Students from 1st to 12th grades partook in the Missoula Children's Theatre rendition of "The Secret Garden," last Saturday.

  • SMDC liaison to STRATCOM coming home

    Aug 2, 2012

    Leader keeps communication lines open between commande

  • Twilight Tattoo, Army tribute to retiring members of Congress

    Jul 26, 2012

    Secretary of the Army John McHugh and Chief of the Staff of the Army General Ray Odierno recognize retiring members of Congress for their public service during the Twilight Tattoo on Whipple Field, Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, July 25, 2012.

  • Commissary parking lot construction plans revised after customer concerns

    Jul 26, 2012

    FORT HUACHCUA, Ariz. - Since construction of the commissary parking lot began on May 7, complaints and concerns about the project have flooded the inboxes of commissary and garrison leadership, and these have not gone unchecked.

  • Sgt. Ted E. Bear supports Army Olympians

    Jul 27, 2012

    The Summer Olympics return July 27 and U.S. Army athletes will compete in London to represent their country in the athletic arena, and Fort Rucker icon Sgt. Ted E. Bear isn't being shy when it comes to showing his support.

  • Spartans take down Copperheads

    Jul 26, 2012

    As the summer heat bears down harder than ever, intramural softball season is still going strong on Fort Rucker as it builds up to the final tournament.

  • Army Treatment Facilities

    Jul 26, 2012

    Army Treatment Facilities

  • Fort Sill NCO first runner up in FORSCOM competition

    Jul 26, 2012

  • Fort Rucker Lemon Lot features deals

    Jul 26, 2012

    The Lemon Lot on post is ready to help Soldiers and Families make or find deals on wheels, whether they're looking to buy or sell.

  • Diabetic expo set to educate, provide care

    Jul 26, 2012

    Those suffering from diabetes will find a wealth of valuable information and opportunities for medical care at the second annual Diabetic Exposition Aug. 3 from 8 a.m. to noon at Lyster Army Health Clinic.

  • Fort Sill pilots new Transition Assistance Program

    Jul 26, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- Fort Sill hosted a pilot program this week to help Soldiers prepare to find jobs as they leave the Army. The Transition Assistance Program has been around for a number of years, but with so many Soldiers returning from the war zones, there is a greater need to prepare them to find jobs.

  • Ozark to host Fort Rucker employment event

    Jul 26, 2012

    With times making it difficult to secure steady employment, Fort Rucker provides a job fair each year to ease the stress of job hunting.

  • Family members help celebrate Aviation pioneer's final flight

    Jul 26, 2012

    A mixture of wind, tears, water and cheers met the Aviator as he stepped out of the Apache that carried him and his son-in-law on his last military flight July 20.

  • DECA gets word out on sales, deals with commissary newsletter

    Jul 26, 2012

    The Defense Commissary Agency has started a new Army-wide initiative that is already impacting Fort Rucker residents -- the publication of a monthly commissary newsletter.

  • Fort Rucker recognizes college graduates

    Jul 26, 2012

    Fort Rucker is known as the home of U.S. Army Aviation, but Soldiers on the installation can learn more than how to fly aircraft during their time here.

  • ICE gives Fort Rucker customers a voice

    Jul 26, 2012

    Fort Rucker provides many services for people on the installation from youth services to the fitness facilities, but also provides a way for them to provide feedback to help improve those services.

  • Chaplain Corps celebrates 237th birthday

    Jul 26, 2012

    The chaplains on Fort Rucker help Soldiers and their Families every day, and the chaplaincy will celebrate the corps' 237th birthday June 27 at 10:30 a.m. in Bldg. 5700. Everyone is invited to join the festivities.

  • Fort Rucker schools back in session Aug. 6

    Jul 26, 2012

    Summer vacation is winding down and school is getting back in session, and Fort Rucker officials are offering tips to make the transition from summer life to school life safe and easy for parents and children.

  • Class serves as 'passport' to Army culture

    Jul 26, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- The Army Family Team Building Level 1 course, aka Army 101, serves as an orientation to the Army for family members, DA civilians, retirees, and even Soldiers.

  • 407th Army Field Support Battalion command changes hands

    Jul 26, 2012

    Lt. Col. Kevin J. Rants, center, receives the colors of the 407th Army Field Support Battalion from Col. Danny F. Tilzey, left, commander, 407th Army Field Support Brigade, Fort Hood, Texas, during a July 20 change of command at Manhart Field. Rants assumed command of the 407th AFSB during the ceremony, replacing Lt. Col. Andrew D. Centineo, right. Rants' most recent assignment was with the U.S. Southern Command in Miami. Centineo's next assignment is in the logistics section of the Office of the Army Surgeon General in Falls Church, Va.

  • Rainy season brings flash flooding potential

    Jul 26, 2012

    FORT CARSON, Colo. -- Gray skies, a clap of thunder and rain can come in a torrential downpour in Colorado when mere hours before sunshine prevailed. The state's dry climate belies the fact that flash flooding is a risk here as in more precipitation-burdened regions.

  • Evans Army Community Hospital program benefits Fort Carson youth

    Jul 26, 2012

    Dr. Jackie Delano didn't start her clinical career thinking she would be a summer camp counselor. But this summer, that's where she is.

  • New York Army National Guard Signal Soldiers Prepare for Afghanistan at Fort Drum

    Jul 26, 2012

    FORT DRUM,NY --More than 450 New York Army National Guard Signal Soldiers are spending three weeks here honing their skills for a deployment to Afghanistan later his year. Since arriving on July 13, the members of the 101st Expeditionary Signal Battalion (ESB) have drawn 90 pounds of gear, learned how to survive a vehicle rollover, practiced their skills with tactical radios, negotiated obstacles, tossed practice grenades, and practiced dealing with civilians on the battlefield. "The pre-mobilization training model that we are currently using is critical in our preparation for our deployment to Afghanistan," said Col. Greg Dreisbach, the commander of the 101st ESB. "Our soldiers are motivated and they are learning a great deal about their teams and themselves. I'm very proud of our citizen soldiers."

  • Sgt. Audie Murphy bust dedicated at Fort Sill

    Jul 26, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- The Fort Sill Chapter of the Sgt. Audie Murphy Club was donated a bust of the distinguished Soldier July 18.

  • Profile: Junior Officer competes to be the 'Best in Europe'

    Jul 26, 2012

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany --- As the sweat dripped from his brow, his body coated in a fine layer of dirt and dust, 1st. Lt. Joshua Herrington stood exhausted from pushing his body to the limit. He caught his breath and waited for what was next.

  • Spotlight on...Capt. Jeremy Brown

    Jul 26, 2012

    Learn more about Capt. Jeremy Brown, the commander's new aide-de-camp.

  • 316th ESC soldiers receive care packages from home

    Jul 26, 2012

    Operation Troop Appreciation sent Soldiers of the 316th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) stationed at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, over 250 care packages to welcome them as they start their deployment.

  • Lady Army motorcycle rider shares safe riding advice

    Aug 6, 2012

    Remember: Be Vigilant! Wear your personal protective equipment.

  • U.S. Army Europe Best Junior Officer Competition tests the best

    Oct 9, 2012

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany -- It was cold on the morning of July 24 as Soldiers gathered just before sunrise at the non-commissioned officer academy here, ready to take the Army Physical Fitness Test that kicked off the 2012 U.S. Army Europe Best Junior Officer Competition.

  • July, 25, 2012: Twilight Tattoo, Army tribute to retiring members of Congress

    Jul 26, 2012

    July, 25, 2012: Twilight Tattoo, Army tribute to retiring members of Congress

  • National Guard MPs train at USDB

    Jul 26, 2012

    About 30 Soldiers from the 192nd Military Police Internment and Resettlement Battalion, Connecticut Army National Guard, visited Fort Leavenworth to learn more about practices and procedures of Army corrections. Connecticut National Guard Soldiers trained with members of the 40th Military Police Internment and Resettlement Battalion, which staffs the U.S. Disciplinary Barracks, the Army's only maximum-security facility. They shadowed Fort Leavenworth Soldiers for about a month.

  • Fort Drum supports Feds Feed Families food drive

    Jul 26, 2012

    Fort Drum employees are setting aside time and food items to support the Feds Feed Families food drive again this year.

  • Officials focus on community involvement during Antiterrorism Awareness Month

    Jul 26, 2012

    Ahead of the Army's third annual Antiterrorism Awareness Month that begins next week, one of Fort Drum's top antiterrorism officials took time to assure community members of ongoing security, training and safety measures on post that are aimed at counteracting terrorist attacks.

  • Distinguished Family tradition: Aviator presented prestigious award by his father, who received same

    Jul 26, 2012

    Retired Capt. Gary F. Ossinger received two Distinguished Flying Crosses during his tour as an aviator in Vietnam from 1969 to 1970. He pinned the prestigious award onto the uniform of his son during a ceremony July 16 at Wheeler-Sack Army Airfield.

  • 2nd BCT marks end of era as enlisted leader departs

    Jul 26, 2012

    A Soldier whose Army history began 25 years ago bid farewell to the unit that started his career. Command Sgt. Maj. Benjamin Jones, 2nd Brigade Combat Team senior enlisted adviser, relinquished responsibility to Command Sgt. Maj. Hector J. Font during a ceremony July 18 at Sexton Field.

  • Fort Drum computer users will switch to Enterprise Email

    Jul 26, 2012

    After a yearlong delay, the new DoD system called Enterprise Email will replace Fort Drum's current legacy email system starting Aug. 6 and ending Aug. 17.

  • Schweinfurt Conn DFAC wins food service super bowl for USAREUR

    Jul 26, 2012

    The Schweinfurt Conn Dining Facility was announced as the winner of the "Vince Lombardi trophy" on June 29 after competing with other military operated DFACs during the 45th Annual Installation Management Command-Europe and U.S. Army Europe Seventh Army 2012 Philip A. Connelly Award competition.

  • ACS Celebrates 47th Birthday

    Jul 26, 2012

    Detroit Arsenal's Army Community Service celebrates ACS's 47th birthday this month as they continue to serve all U.S. military branches (not just Army) for the entire state of Michigan. ACS staff are always looking forward to meeting as many military connected families, retirees, Department of Defense civilians, as possible.

  • 10th Mountain Division (LI) leaders receive Mountain Salute

    Jul 26, 2012

    The 10th Mountain Division (LI) command group conducted a Mountain Salute ceremony Thursday at Sexton Field for the outgoing chief of staff, the incoming deputy commanding general - support and the incoming chief of staff.

  • U.S. Army Olympians & Paralympian

    Aug 23, 2012

    Learn about the Soldiers representing the U.S. at the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic games.

  • DOD to improve voluntary education safeguards

    Jul 26, 2012

    The Defense Department is nearing completion of an agreement with post-secondary schools to ensure service members have the best possible experience in continuing their education, a senior Pentagon official said, July 24, 2012.

  • Nothing but business for Szarenski's fourth Olympic Games

    Jul 27, 2012

    U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program pistol shooter Sgt. 1st Class Daryl Szarenski is taking a business-like approach to his fourth Olympic Games.

  • Task Force Protector Continues Security Force Assistance

    Jul 26, 2012

    It is July 3, 2012, and service members assigned to Task Force Protector here continue to partner with Afghan National Army military police to further the transfer of facilities of the Detention Facility in Parwan to the government of Afghanistan.

  • Army Reserve bugler renders honors

    Nov 30, -0001

    Family, friends, and fellow service members of Sgt. Mathaniel J. Corser of the 172nd Infantry Brigade attend a memorial ceremony in his honor, July 11, 2012, in Grafenwoehr, Germany. Corser recently died of a motorcycle accident.

  • Army Reserve bugler renders honors

    Nov 30, -0001

    Members of the 172nd Infantry Brigade conduct a memorial ceremony in honor of Sgt. Mathaniel J. Corser, July 11, 2012, in Grafenwoehr, Germany. Corser recently died of a motorcycle accident.

  • Army Reserve bugler renders honors

    Nov 30, -0001

    Sgt. 1st Class Richard J. Runge, a native of Bothell, Wash., and trumpet player of the 204th Army Band, prepares for a memorial ceremony, July 11, 2012, in honor of Sgt. Mathaniel J. Corser of the 172nd Infantry Brigade in Grafenwoehr, Germany. Runge augmented the 85th Army Band while the unit conducted overseas duty training.

  • Army Reserve bugler renders honors

    Nov 30, -0001

    Sgt. 1st Class Richard J. Runge, a native of Bothell, Wash., and trumpet player of the 204th Army Band, augments the 85th Army Band during a memorial ceremony, July 11, 2012, in honor of Sgt. Mathaniel J. Corser of the 172nd Infantry Brigade in Grafenwoehr, Germany.

  • Army Reserve bugler renders honors

    Nov 30, -0001

    Sgt. 1st Class Richard J. Runge, a native of Bothell, Wash., and trumpet player of the 204th Army Band, prepares for a memorial ceremony, July 11, 2012, in honor of Sgt. Mathaniel J. Corser of the 172nd Infantry Brigade in Grafenwoehr, Germany. Runge augmented the 85th Army Band while the unit conducted overseas duty training.

  • Army Reserve bugler renders honors

    Nov 30, -0001

    Sgt. 1st Class Richard J. Runge, a native of Bothell, Wash., and trumpet player of the 204th Army Band, plays Taps July 11, 2012, during a memorial ceremony in honor of Sgt. Mathaniel J. Corser of the 172nd Infantry Brigade in Grafenwoehr, Germany. Runge augmented the 85th Army Band while the unit conducted overseas duty training.

  • Army Reserve bugler renders honors

    Nov 30, -0001

    Sgt. 1st Class Richard J. Runge, a native of Bothell, Wash., and trumpet player of the 204th Army Band, stands by to play Taps July 11, 2012, during a memorial ceremony in honor of Sgt. Mathaniel J. Corser of the 172nd Infantry Brigade in Grafenwoehr, Germany. Runge augmented the 85th Army Band while the unit conducted overseas duty training.

  • Dozens vie in track and field meet

    Jul 26, 2012

    CAMP CASEY, SOUTH KOREA -- Thirty competitors ran, jumped and threw for a chance to take home gold at the Area I track and field meet at Camp Casey's Schoonover Bowl July 21.

  • U.S. Army Cadets earn historic first: Foreign jump wings

    Jul 26, 2012

    More than 20 ROTC Cadets from colleges across the U.S. traveled to Spain in May as part of the U.S. Army ROTC's Cultural Understanding and Language Proficiency program. Their mission was to teach Spanish soldiers conversational English. The additional plus for the Cadets was being able to jump with the Spanish airborne and earn their foreign jump wings.

  • Olympic fever: Let's Move encourages fans to meet up July 28

    Jul 26, 2012

    The White House and the Army want Americans to show their support for the U.S. Olympic Team by organizing or supporting an Olympic meetup.com event near them, July 28, 2012.

  • Marksmanship unit Soldiers ready to continue Olympic tradition

    Jul 27, 2012

    When President Dwight D. Eisenhower established the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit in 1956 he did so to raise the standards of marksmanship in the U.S. Army. But unit lore says that he really wanted to beat the Soviets in the Olympics and needed the best the military had to offer all fall under one command and train with each other.

  • 2nd Brigade medics sharpen their skill set

    Jul 30, 2012

    FORT BLISS, EL PASO, Texas -- Soldiers and civilians of Team Bliss and its surrounding community, received their CPR recertifications July 25, during a course instructed by Sgt. Yolanda Santos, a 1st Bn., 35th Armor Regt, medic.

  • Five "Devils" you should know

    Jul 25, 2012

    GHAZNI PROVINCE, Afghanistan (July 21, 2012) -- Soldiers who have seen combat will attest that where the Soldiers' Creed and Army Values most often cross paths is when a soldier is wounded.

  • Combat engineers share valuable experience, host demolition range at Operation River Assault

    Aug 3, 2012

    Cpl. Vitalis Dubininkas of 316th Mobility Augmentation Company, 844th Engineer Battalion, 926th Engineer Brigade, 412th Theater Engineer Command, helps Spc. Shawn Asconi wrap detonation cord around a block of C4 explosive during River Assault 2012, held at Fort Chaffee, Ark.

  • Army Combatives Championship kicks off, III Corps to defend title

    Jul 26, 2012

    Soldiers from posts around the Army will take to the mats at Fort Hood, Texas, to begin their quest of being named the best in their respective weight class.

  • Lt. Gen. Patricia Horoho welcome you to the Army's traumatic brain injury page

    Feb 25, 2013

    Lt. Gen. Patricia Horoho, the Army's Surgeon General and commanding general of Army Medical Command. I'd like to welcome you to the Army's traumatic brain injury page.

  • Col. Sheila Bryant takes command

    Jul 26, 2012

    With the beautiful East China Sea in the background the 10th Regional Support Group held a change of command ceremony on Tuesday at the landing zone on Torii Station.

  • Fort Irwin combatives team heads to Armywide championship

    Jul 25, 2012

    Some do it to test their limits, others do it because they love to compete, and some just do it for fun. But no matter what their reasoning, it still takes a lot of personal courage to walk into a ring and get hit in the face. Troopers from the11th Armored Cavalry Regiment will test their skills at the Army Combatives Championship at Fort Hood, Texas, July 25-28 as members of the National Training Center U.S. Army Combatives Team.

  • Fort Irwin community celebrates unity during Ramadan

    Jul 26, 2012

    The National Training Center and Fort Irwin experienced a first last week when the community came together for the installation's first Celebration of Unity during Ramadan, July 18, 2012, at Sandy Basin Community Center.

  • Joint Exercise Rescue-24

    Jul 27, 2012

    U.S. Army Japan (USAR-J) and U.S. Army Pacific (USARPAC) forces participated in the first bilateral Joint Exercise Rescue-24 with Japanese Ground Self Defense Forces at Camp Asaka, Japan 17-20 July, 2012.

  • Threat Awareness and Reporting Program training

    Jul 28, 2012

    Threat Awareness and Reporting Program training will be offered at Fort Huachuca, AZ on August 14, 2012.

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