Archive: Jul 2012

Showing 300-400 of 1301 items
 
  • Adjusting to Life Post-Deployment

    Jul 25, 2012

    Together with Walter Reed Army Institute of Research Military Psychiatry Branch in Silver Spring, Md., the U.S. Army Medical Research Unit-Europe has led the Army's research efforts to benchmark the impact of development on Soldier mental health, and to develop and assess resilience training for Soldiers.

  • KC Chiefs provide example of resiliency for Soldiers

    Jul 25, 2012

    Soldiers of the 5th Engineer Battalion spent their afternoon with the "Voice of the Chiefs Radio Network" as he spoke about resiliency in Abrams Theater July 18.

  • 237th anniversary of the U.S. Army Chaplain Corps' Jump

    Jul 25, 2012

    Lt. Gen. Daniel B. Allyn, commanding general of XVIII Airborne Corps, jumps along with Chaplains from across Fort Bragg at the Sicily Drop Zone July 25. The jump was part of Fort Bragg's celebration of the 237th anniversary of the U.S. Army Chaplain Corps. Chaplains and leaders from across the installation participated in the airborne celebration and enjoyed a slice of cake after performing their parachute landing falls on the DZ. (Photo by Spc. Paul A. Holston/XVIII Abn. Corps PAO)

  • Nine bid 'farewell' to life's 'military' chapter Friday

    Jul 25, 2012

    FORT HUACHCUA, Ariz. - Nine people formally said 'farewell' to the military Friday on historic Brown Parade Field following in the footsteps of thousands of retirees before them who bid 'adieu' to military life on this verdant Fort Huachuca field.

  • 237th anniversary of the U.S. Army Chaplain Corps' Jump

    Jul 25, 2012

    Command Sgt. Maj. Isaia Vimoto, who is about to step in as the XVIII Airborne Corps' new senior enlisted advisor, made his first jump with his new unit today at Sicily Drop Zone. The jump was part of Fort Bragg's celebration of the 237th anniversary of the U.S. Army Chaplain Corps. Chaplains and leaders from across the installation participated in the airborne celebration and enjoyed a slice of cake after performing their parachute landing falls on the DZ. (Photo by Spc. Paul A. Holston/XVIII Abn. Corps PAO)

  • Rock Island Arsenal named Center of Excellence for Add-On-Armor

    Jul 26, 2012

    Secretary of the Army John McHugh designated Rock Island Arsenal Joint Manufacturing and Technology Center as a Center of Industrial and Technical Excellence for Add-on-Armor design, development and prototype fabrication.

  • Museum attracts 50,000 in first year

    Jul 25, 2012

    The U.S. Army Basic Combat Training Museum, previously known as the Fort Jackson Museum, reopened its doors on July 1, 2011, after an extensive two-year renovation project. Recently, the museum celebrated its first anniversary since the reopening.

  • 4-10th medics receive certification

    Jul 25, 2012

    Spc. Jesse Tobar had fallen from Victory Tower. Unconscious, he was unable to help Staff. Sgt. Vanessa Harden identify the nature of his injuries.

  • Fire in housing area dislocates families

    Jul 25, 2012

    A car's faulty fuel injection system was blamed in a garage fire in the Pierce Terrace housing area that left two families displaced on July 18.

  • Employees take advantage of C4ISR Health Fair benefits

    Jul 25, 2012

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - The benefits of adopting healthier lifestyles were evident for many visitors during the July 24 health fair at the C4ISR Center of Excellence Campus.

  • Army Commander takes reigns at Joint Interoperability Test Command

    Jul 25, 2012

    With the words, "I assume command," the Fort Huachuca-headquartered, Joint Interoperability Test Command greeted its new commander, here, July 24.

  • A mother's love: USO director continues to support Soldiers, Families

    Jul 25, 2012

    A passion to help Soldiers and Families has led one mother, spouse and teacher on a path to changing peoples' lives every day. As director of USO Fort Drum, Karen Clark lives and breathes the program, and she has since the program's inception six years ago.

  • ARL engineers receive TTCP Award

    Jul 25, 2012

    Recently, Dr. Tien Pham and Nino Srour of SEDD received The Technical Cooperation Program (TTCP) Team Achievement Award for 2011 for the joint collaboration in the advancement of gunfire detection capability for coalition forces in a ceremony at the Pentagon. TTCP has provided a means for international cooperation for 50 years and is a principal defense science and technology organization that provides a medium for collaborative exchanges and joint trials.

  • GEMS + summertime science = fun

    Jul 26, 2012

    For the second year in a row the U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine is hosting the Gains in the Education of Mathematics and Science program at Natick Soldier Systems Center in Massachusetts.

  • Army Now - Soldiers help make improvement to the Afghanistan education system

    Jul 25, 2012

  • ASC color guard appears at "Relay for Life"

    Jul 25, 2012

  • Army Now - U.S. and Japanese Soldiers take part in earthquake training

    Jul 25, 2012

    U.S. and Japanese Soldiers take part in earthquake training during Exercise Rescue 2012.

  • Army Today - Indiana Guardsmen assist after a roadside auto accident in Illinois

    Jul 25, 2012

    Indiana Guardsmen assist after a roadside auto accident in Illinois.

  • Army Today - 24 July, 2012

    Nov 30, -0001

    Indiana Guardsmen assist after a roadside auto accident in Illinois. Available in high definition.

  • ASC readies Soldiers for deployment

    Jul 25, 2012

    More than 60 Active Duty and Reserve Soldiers from the Army Sustainment Command began their training at Rock Island Arsenal, Ill., July 20 and are slated to augment the ASC's 401st and 402nd Army Field Support Brigades in Afghanistan and Kuwait, respectively.

  • 349th Combat Support Hospital Hosts Farewell Ceremony

    Jul 25, 2012

    The 349th Combat Support Hospital (CSH) held a deployment ceremony at Steven's Steakhouse, July 17, 2012.

  • Army Today - Maintenance Man

    Jul 25, 2012

    Army Today version-profile of logistician working in Kuwait.

  • Army Now - Mobile gun systems conduct live fire exercises in Spin Boldak, Afghanistan

    Jul 25, 2012

    Mobile gun systems conduct live fire exercises in Spin Baldak, Afghanistan.

  • U.S. Army Olympian photos

    Mar 21, 2013

  • U.S. Army Olympians

    Jul 25, 2012

    Meet the Soldiers who are representing our nation at the 2012 London Olympics.

  • Mechanics get behind the wheel at Golden Cargo

    Jul 26, 2012

    Mechanics from the 243rd Transportation Detachment (Trailer Transfer Point), an Army Reserve unit out of Belleville, Ill., took the opportunity to work on their driving skills at Crane Army Ammunition Activity, Ind., and get qualified on the Light Medium Tactical Vehicle, during Operation Golden Cargo 2012.

  • Soldiers get `coined

    Nov 30, -0001

    Marine Gen. John R. Allen, commander of the International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan, presents his coin to Spc. Carol Sielawa of Bravo Troop, 1st Squadron of the 126th Cavalry Regiment, Michigan Army National Guard, during a command visit to Forward Operating Base Spin Boldak, Afghanistan, July 12, 2012. Sielawa, from Grand Rapids, Mich., served simultaneously as the unit's maintenance clerk and member of their female engagement team.

  • Soldiers get `coined

    Nov 30, -0001

    Marine Gen. John R. Allen, commander of the International Security Assistance Force, presents his coin to Spc. Dallas Davidson of Security Force Assistance Team 8, during a command visit to Forward Operating Base Spin Boldak, Afghanistan, July 12, 2012. Davidson, of Fort Stockton, Texas, received recognition for his efforts advising the Afghan Border Police during Operation Southern Strike II.

  • ASA(ALT) Principal Leadership Biographies

    Jun 27, 2014

  • JBM-HH Command Sergeant Major Richard D. Jessup

    Jul 25, 2012

  • July 23, 2012 -- CSA Remarks VFW National Convention - Ike Award Acceptance (As Delivered)

    Jul 25, 2012

  • Heat-mitigation tools promote safety

    Jul 25, 2012

    According to the Fort Benning Safety Office, the number of yearly heat injuries has been in decline since 2009. Typically the installation averages 64 incidents per year, among trainees and cadre, that require a day or more of hospitalization.

  • Croatian and US Soldiers improve Medical Partnership

    Jul 25, 2012

  • Enlisted Family Day Car wash

    Jul 25, 2012

    Rader Clinic enlisted Family Day

  • 'An amazing homecoming' -- medical unit redeploys

    Jul 25, 2012

    More than 50 Soldiers who deployed last July with the 463rd Medical Detachment (Veterinary Services) returned safely Saturday to Fort Benning to the applause of waiting friends and Family.

  • Leaders talk 'health of the force' at Fort Gordon

    Jul 25, 2012

    The Vice Chief of Staff of the Army and other senior Army staff leadership discus the important of Soldier health initiatives during a briefing for visiting leaders and Fort Gordon staff at Dwight D. Eisenhower Army Medical Center July 24, during an assessment of programs, services, resources and best practices pertaining to the health of the force.

  • Panetta: Program will help transitioning troops get jobs

    Jul 25, 2012

    A redesigned program for service members separating from the military will help veterans better apply the experience they've gained in uniform, Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta said.

  • Olympics a family affair for two service members

    Jul 26, 2012

    Sgt. 1st Class Eric Uptagrafft, with the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit, was an Olympian at the 1996 Atlanta games. Navy Reserve Petty Officer 1st Class Sandra Uptagrafft competed in four Olympic trials in Women's air and sport pistol, and left each one without a position on the Olympic team.

  • Veterans not out of their league under the sea

    Jul 25, 2012

    A dive school in Seattle says the commercial diving industry is "begging for vets."

  • CSA Hosts USASOC Change of Command

    Jul 25, 2012

  • Medics help Soldiers withstand heat at Operation River Assault

    Jul 25, 2012

    The Soldiers of the 412th Theater Engineer Command endured the sweltering heat of the south while participating in River Assault 2012 at Fort Chaffee, Ark., July 14-27, 2012.

  • Vice Chief of Staff, Army Leaders review Health of Force Best Practices at Stewart

    Jul 24, 2012

    Vice Chief of Staff of the Army, Gen. Lloyd J. Austin III, accompanied by several senior leaders from the Army, visited Fort Stewart and the Soldiers of the Third Infantry Division Today, as part of a weeklong "Health of the Force" assessment.

  • Third Infantry Division's 'Maximus' takes center stage at Fort Stewart

    Mar 12, 2013

    Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Lloyd J. Austin III reunited with former team members today at Fort Stewart, and helped make a Third Infantry Division vehicle dedication ceremony a historic event.

  • Paratrooper spouses play Army

    Jul 24, 2012

    Army spouses with the 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division create new relationships and strengthen bonds with a day of paratrooper training at Joint Base Elmendorf Richardson, Alaska.

  • Golden Knights decorate sky at air show

    Jul 25, 2012

    They are knights who wear flight suits instead of armor; Airborne Soldiers who jump into crowds instead of combat zones; whose mission is for entertainment -- not war.

  • Currahee induct 14 DMOR/HMOR

    Jul 24, 2012

    FORT CAMPBELL, Ky-Leaders from 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, induct 14 individuals as Distinguished Members of the Regiment and Honorary Members of the Regiment during a ceremony celebrating the Regiment's 70th Birthday, July 20, 2012 at Fort Campbell, Ky.

  • Protector MPs return home from yearlong deployment

    Jul 24, 2012

    After a yearlong deployment overseas, friends and family members of 1st squad, 3rd platoon, 988th Military Police Company waited for an additional three hours while their Soldiers finished the last leg of their delayed flight from Afghanistan.

  • Military District of Washington change of responsibility

    Jul 24, 2012

    Command Sgt. Maj. Michael W. Williams, outgoing command sergeant major Joint Force Headquarters-National Capital Region (JFHQ-NCR) and Military District of Washington (MDW) relinquishes responsibility to Command Sgt. Maj. Michael W. Williams during a change of command ceremony at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va.

  • Spain's Mountain School hosts U.S. Army Cadets

    Jul 25, 2012

    More than 20 cadets from colleges across the U.S. traveled to Spain to train with soldiers at its mountain school as part of the U.S. Army ROTCs Cultural Understanding and Language Proficiency program.

  • Army tightens body fat standards for some recruits

    Jul 25, 2012

    All male recruits age 17-20 who enlisted after May 16, 2012, must now have a body fat percentage of 24 or less before they begin basic training. For female recruits in that age category, their body fat must be at 30 percent or less.

  • ROTC Cadets travel to Spain to teach English

    Jul 24, 2012

    For soldiers in non-English speaking countries, understanding basic words from allies they work with can be the difference between life and death. To help facilitate better communication for Spanish soldiers, 20 U.S. Army Cadets spent several weeks with the Spanish Airborne at their base near Madrid helping teach conversational English.

  • Fort Report JITC Ceremony

    Jul 25, 2012

    FORT HUACHCUA, Ariz. - In this Fort Report, command of the Joint InteroperabilityTest Command is assumed at a ceremony on Fort Huachuca, Arizona.

  • test

    Jul 24, 2012

    test

  • Leadership changes at 7th Signal Command (Theater)

    Jul 24, 2012

    Brig. Gen. LaWarren V. Patterson relinquished command of 7th Signal Command (Theater), to Col. John Hildebrand during a ceremony here today.

  • July-August Recruiter Journal

    Jul 24, 2012

    In this issue: Recruiter headed to duty at the White House, Health Expos build trust & open doors in schools, Improving 79R career management, and talking to educators about the ASVAB.

  • GFEBS completes final Wave for Full Deployment - changes way Army does business

    Jul 26, 2012

    During a time of increased scrutiny of government spending, the General Fund Enterprise Business System, or GFEBS, steps forward to transform the way Army manages its finance and real property accounting.

  • A Soldier's story

    Jul 25, 2012

    On September 29, 2008, Army Private Karen Risser's life changed forever.

  • Division West single Soldiers learn '7 habits' at Strong Bonds event

    Jul 24, 2012

    SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- It was all about the numbers for a group of Division West Soldiers attending a Strong Bonds for Single Soldiers event here last weekend. The 17 Soldiers learned the "7 Habits of Highly Effective People" from the popular self-help book which has sold more than 25 million copies in 38 languages. The philosophy of the book closely relates to the five aspects of the Army's Comprehensive Soldier Fitness program.

  • Herbert the alligator visits Corps' Tygart Lake

    Jul 24, 2012

    Christina Fox, Corps of Engineers Student Ranger at Tygart Lake, rescues animals and often uses the animals in her care in interpretive programs to educate the public.

  • Schedule for U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit Olympians at 2012 London Olympics / 2012 Paralympic Games

    Jul 24, 2012

    Schedule for U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit Olympians at 2012 London Olympics / 2012 Paralympic Games

  • Symposium provides unified linkage between Army organizations in armaments-related research and deve

    Jul 24, 2012

    The U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL), U.S. Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center (ARDEC), and Aviation and Missile Research Development and Engineering Center (AMRDEC) participated and exhibited at the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) Joint Armaments Symposium held in Seattle, Wash., at the Washington State Convention Center May 14-17.

  • Mountain Peak exercise kicks off at Fort Drum

    Jul 25, 2012

    Mountain Peak, which is one of the largest training exercises in 10th Mountain Division (LI) history, began July 23, 2012. The exercise is also the first time the division has trained as an entity since before 9/11.

  • August is National Immunization & Influenza Vaccination Awareness Month

    Jul 24, 2012

    The month of August has been designated as National Immunization & Influenza Vaccination Awareness Month. It is critically important that every Soldier, Family member, DA Civilian and health beneficiary receive all required immunizations and obtain their influenza vaccinations to ensure the Army is a healthy and mission ready force.

  • Soldier receives Air Medal with valor

    Jul 24, 2012

    On July 18, Staff Sgt. Neil T. Percifull, from United States Army Priority Air Transport Command, Army Air Operations Group, U.S. Army Military District of Washington was presented the Air Medal with valor at the U.S. Capitol building, by Florida Congressman C.W. Bill Young and Sgt. Maj. Of the Army Raymond F. Chandler, for actions and he displayed on Oct 27, 2008.

  • Back to back

    Jul 24, 2012

    For most Army aviation deployments, Aviation brigades spend approximately one year down range, return home, wait the appointed dwell time standard, then redeploy to a different combat zone. This was not the case for one Army National Guard unit, whose year-long deployment has been a wild ride.

  • Yongsan-gu KAFC strengthens ROK-U.S. alliance

    Jul 24, 2012

    On behalf of Servicemembers, Families and Civilians on U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan and Yongsan-gu citizens, members of Yongsan-gu Korean American Friendship Council gathered to highlight their efforts to strengthen the ROK- U.S. alliance at the Dragon Hill Lodge, July 24.

  • Yongsan Family Fun Park renovations complete

    Jul 24, 2012

    Renovations were conducted on the family fun park located here on South Post. According to Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Business Programs chief Ronald J. Buss, the result of the renovation was an improved facility with longer hours of operation.

  • Joint live fire exercise shows Afghan progress

    Jul 24, 2012

    PAKTIKA PROVINCE, Afghanistan (July 23, 2012) -- Afghan and U.S. Army Soldiers executed a joint live fire exercise for leadership from Regional Command East and International Security Assistance Force July 19 in Paktika Province. Afghan soldiers with the Artillery Company, 2nd Brigade, 3rd Kandak, 203rd Corps, and U.S. troops with Company A, 2nd Battalion, 32nd Field Artillery, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, participated in the exercise.

  • Texas National Guard troops mentor Burundi soldiers

    Jul 24, 2012

    Texas Army National Guard troops were invited to participate in a joint training seminar with Burundi National Defense Force soldiers in Mudubugu, Burundi.

  • Specialized Army Reserve unit provides water purification for exercise

    Jul 24, 2012

    Quartermaster Soldiers at Fort Hunter Liggett, Calif., are supporting a major real-world need while training for deployment.

  • Army Reserve, NY Guard train with Volunteer Fire Departments

    Jul 24, 2012

    New York Army National Guard UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters landed near Marcy, N.Y., July 12, 2012, as part of a training exercise with the Army Reserve's Company A, 401st Civil Affairs Battalion and the Maynard and Stittville Volunteer Fire Departments.

  • NSRDEC supports Land and Sea Robotics Camp

    Jul 24, 2012

    Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center hosted a Land and Sea Robotics Camp for 20 middle school students assisted by 14 high school volunteers, July 9-12, 2012, and July 16-19, 2012.

  • After roller coaster ride, Soldiers excited to defend Olympic gold medals

    Jul 26, 2012

    One was labeled a prodigy after winning the world championship at the age of 16. The other was already a two-time Olympian and had won every match except for the big one.

  • Army Reserve and National Guard units wrap up Golden Cargo 2012

    Jul 25, 2012

    South Carolina National Guard and U.S. Army Reserve Component units successfully completed hands-on logistics training in Richmond, Ky., as part of the national annual training exercise Operation Golden Cargo 2012.

  • Army firefighters feel the heat at Golden Cargo

    Jul 25, 2012

    Don Capps, Chief of Fire and Emergency at McAlester Army Ammunition Plant, Okla., trained Army firefighters of the 802nd Ordnance Company out of Gainesville, Ga., as part of Operation Golden Cargo this July. Capps adopted the firefighters and put them through such rigorous training that some of the Soldiers said it was the best and toughest they have had since joining the Army.

  • Directing under a deadline: Detachment orchestrates trailer transfers

    Jul 25, 2012

    There is a 30-minute turnaround that measures a successful mission for members of the 924th Transportation Company's Trailer Transfer Point Detachment here. And when the mission involved truck convoys hauling tons of ammunition during summer in the Nevada desert, the challenge was clear for the transportation coordinators participating in the two-week Operation Golden Cargo.

  • USAG-HI says aloha to leaders

    Jul 23, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii has a new commander and new command sergeant major.

  • Planning for house fires can help save lives

    Jul 23, 2012

    WHEELER ARMY AIRFIELD, Hawaii -- In light of the recent damage caused by extensive wild fires in the state of Colorado, I would like to provide some recommendations to mitigate the dangers of house fires.

  • Treatment specialists keep water clean for Golden Cargo

    Jul 24, 2012

    During the Operation Golden Cargo, Soldiers of Task Force Thunderbolt in Tooele Army Depot, Utah will rely on Pvt. Nicole K. West with Alpha Company 158th Base Supply Battalion, and the team of water treatment specialists tasked with providing clean water for the duration of the exercise.

  • Yongsan kids learn useful life skills in water

    Jul 23, 2012

    For kids, swimming is one of the necessary life skills to acquire. Once they learn how to float and move in the water they can find lots of activities to enjoy in the water. In order to help the kids adapt to the water in a short period of time, Child, Youth, and School Services provides focused swimming lessons for children to make summer both more productive and enjoyable for them on U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan.

  • Making something out of (almost) nothing: airborne support troops pump up Ghazni forces

    Jul 23, 2012

    FORWARD OPERATING BASE WARRIOR, Afghanistan (July 21, 2012) -- U.S. Army Lt. Col. Paul Narowski can say how many thousands of miles the sustainment paratroopers of 307th Brigade Support Battalion have logged since April, the gallons of fuel and containers of ammo they have hauled, the number of vehicles his mechanics have fixed and the combat-wounded his medics have patched up. But that misses the point, he says. They've done what needed to be done, and that is to build a combat sustainment apparatus where before there was little to none, with scant notification of the mission beforehand. It's what paratroopers do, he says.

  • Collaborative training develops muscle memory for when it matters most

    Jul 24, 2012

    For the first time in five deployment cycles, all seven companies of Eagle Lift, 7th Battalion, 101st Aviation Regiment, 159th Combat Aviation Brigade, trained together during a collaborative situational training exercise that began at Fort Campbell, Ky., July 16, 2012.

  • Let the Army Civilian Education System make a leader out of you

    Jul 24, 2012

    While legendary football coach Vince Lombardi may have said, "leaders are made, not born," it's a philosophy supported by the Army Management Staff College which seeks to build ranks of high-performing leaders, equipped to serve on high-performing teams.

  • Back to school season approaches

    Jul 23, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- The transition to a new duty station for Army families also means school and educational challenges.

  • 500th Military Intelligence Brigade changes Leadership

    Jul 23, 2012

  • Hale Koa child care site opens

    Jul 23, 2012

    HONOLULU -- A dedicated child care space, the first of its kind for an Armed Forces Recreation Center, was dedicated at the Hale Koa Hotel, here, by members of U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii, Installation Management Command-Pacific, and hotel staff, July 13.

  • National Night Out is Aug. 7

    Jul 23, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS -- Residents can celebrate Annual National Night Out with Island Palm Communities, U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii and the Directorate of Emergency Services, 4-7 p.m, Aug. 7, at IPC's Kalakaua Community Center.

  • Author donates proceeds to HHC 94th Training Division's Family Readiness Group

    Jul 23, 2012

    James R. Elstad, author of the novel "Comes the Southern Revolution," donated a portion of the proceeds from his book signing to the Family Readiness Group of the 94th Division's Headquarters Company, Friday, July 20, 2012.

  • Realistic demo cautions Soldiers against DWI

    Jul 23, 2012

    Warmer months are a time where fatalities escalate, and leaders from the 7th Battalion, 101st Aviation Regiment, 159th Combat Aviation Brigade, recognized this as a year-to-year problem and wanted to educate their Soldiers on how to protect themselves, their Families and others out there on the roads.

  • Signal Soldier skydives to celebrate reenlistment

    Jul 23, 2012

    MOKULEIA, Hawaii -- "I've gotta do this again!" Spc. Travis Anderson exclaimed as his parachute drifted to the ground behind him, excited eyes confirming his words were true and that he has a shot at earning his wings in airborne school. Anderson, an intelligence analyst assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 311th Signal Command (Theater), raised his right hand and reenlisted in the Army for six years at Dillingham Airfield, July 16. Anderson, his wife Sara and four other Soldiers celebrated his decision by skydiving tandem with a local skydiving company.

  • DOD to mark anniversary of Korean War armistice

    Apr 2, 2013

    Friday at Arlington National Cemetery, the Department of Defense and the Army will recognize veterans of the Korean War and will also commemorate the 59th anniversary of the July 27, 1953, signing of the armistice that ended fighting on the peninsula.

  • Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno receives Dwight D. Eisenhower award

    Aug 14, 2012

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno received the Dwight D. Eisenhower award at the Veterans of Foreign Wars 113th National Convention in Reno, Nev.

  • Spotlight on USACE Galveston District's Bill Krampe

    Jul 23, 2012

    When Engineer Equipment Operator Bill Krampe of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Houston Project Office arrives to work in the morning, he can never be too sure what he will be doing that day.

  • Army researcher receives top White House award for scientific excellence

    Jul 24, 2012

    A young researcher from the U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine has received top honors for scientific excellence.

  • APG employee wins gold at Maryland Special Olympics

    Jul 23, 2012

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - An Aberdeen Proving Ground contractor won three gold medals during the Special Olympics Maryland annual Summer Games held at the Towson University campus last month.

  • 9th AML colors cased

    Jul 23, 2012

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Another chapter in the history of the 9th Area Medical Laboratory came to an end July 16 as the colors of the storied unit were cased during its inactivation ceremony at Top of the Bay.

  • Spotlight on USACE Galveston District's Joe Vernier

    Jul 23, 2012

    Developing a love and respect for the open seas came naturally to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District's Small Craft Operator Joe Vernier, a Galveston, Texas, native, who spent much of his youth recreating along and exploring the Gulf of Mexico. So it's not any surprise that Vernier chose a career that would enable him to continue doing what he loves -- spending time on the water.

  • First APG Summer Fest draws hundreds

    Jul 23, 2012

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - From toddlers to seniors, the APG Community Summer Fest, held at the APG North (Aberdeen) recreation center July 12, offered something for everyone. APG service members, civilians, contractors, retirees and their Families enjoyed carnival style arcade games with prizes, kiddie inflatables, and a water slide.

  • British soccer camp comes to APG

    Jul 23, 2012

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Over 60 children, ages 5-14, braved the summer heat during the Challenger Sports British Soccer Camp at the Aberdeen Proving Ground North (Aberdeen) soccer field July 9-13.

  • Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Lloyd Austin visits Fort Bragg

    Mar 12, 2013

    Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Lloyd Austin visits Fort Bragg.

THE ARMY NOW

More Videos

STAND-TO!
WORLD VIEW(Links to external media)