Archive: Jul 2012

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  • Spotlight on USACE Galveston District's Scott Leimer

    Jul 23, 2012

    Scott Leimer always enjoyed being outdoors as a child. As he grew older, his work with a construction company kept him outside even more. When Leimer decided to attend college, he felt civil engineering would be a great fit for him.

  • APG Garrison welcomes new CSM

    Jul 23, 2012

  • Maj. Gen. Nichols visits ACC-RI

    Jul 25, 2012

    Army Contracting Command-Rock Island Executive Director Michael Hutchison held a reception at the Arsenal Golf Club House here on July 17 to welcome Maj. Gen. Camille M. Nichols, ACC's first commanding general.

  • Corps of Engineers commander tours Far East District's multi-billion dollar project

    Jul 24, 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Far East District welcomed Lt. Gen. Thomas P. Bostick, commanding general of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and chief of Engineers, on his first visit to South Korea, July 16-17, 2012.

  • Spotlight on Galveston District's Angela Trant

    Jul 23, 2012

    If you've ever wondered who's shaking it up behind the scenes to ensure the permitting application process is moving along, you need not look any farther than the desk of Angela Trant, a legal instruments examiner extraordinaire in the Corpus Christi Field Office.

  • Lt. Gen. Bostick receives Korean name

    Jul 23, 2012

    Lt. Gen. Thomas P. Bostick, Commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and 53rd U.S. Army Chief of Engineers, was conferred with a Korean name July 16, 2012 during a ceremony at the Korea Ministry of National Defense.

  • Spotlight on Galveston District's Jason Shreve

    Jul 23, 2012

    Jason Shreve, a safety specialist and Department of the Army intern with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District, prides himself in fulfilling the Corps' motto of Building Strong…safely.

  • Spotlight on Galveston District's Samantha Lambert

    Jul 23, 2012

    Samantha Lambert, a hydraulic and coastal engineer with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District, has always had a love for math.

  • Michigan Army National Guard conducts Annual Training, 2012

    Jul 23, 2012

    The Michigan Army National Guard conducts its Annual Training, 2012 at Camp Grayling, Mich. The 119th Field Artillery out of Lansing, Mich., fired their M777 cannons for the first time since redeployment from Kuwait in Fall, 2011.

  • Media Advisory: Pentagon Chaplains celebrate religious diversity

    Jul 26, 2012

    WASHINGTON (July 23, 2012)--The U.S. Military is a diverse force with a long history of accommodating and facilitating the religious practices of our service members. In keeping with this legacy, the Pentagon Chaplain's office will host an Iftar for the Pentagon Muslim community Wednesday, July 25, in the Pentagon Library and Conference Center (Room B6) beginning at 7 p.m.

  • Spotlight on Galveston District's Jacqueline Adekanbi

    Jul 24, 2012

    There were two things that intrigued Jacqueline "Jackie" Adekanbi while growing up -- the military and fashion.

  • Spotlight on Galveston District Project Engineer Edgardo Perez-Cosme

    Jul 24, 2012

    When Edgardo Perez-Cosme was growing up, he dreamed of being a Soldier or policeman. However, after winning second place in his high school's regional math fair, a career in engineering sparked his interest. Coincidentally, the judge reviewing his winning project was an engineer from the Corps.

  • Spotlight on USACE Galveston District's Alicia Rea

    Jul 24, 2012

    Alicia Rea, a project operations manager with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, knew she wanted to be a part of the Galveston District since she was a junior at Texas A&M Galveston. In fact, she started her career with the Corps as a student employee in the district's Evaluation Section, Regulatory Branch, before being hired full time in the Compliance Section.

  • Schedule for World Class Athlete Program Olympians at 2012 London Olympics

    Jul 23, 2012

    Schedule for World Class Athlete Program Olympians at 2012 London Olympics

  • 3-401st RPAT yard helps with U.S. Forces draw down

    Jul 23, 2012

    BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan. (July 19, 2012) -- For units redeploying home, the Redistribution Property Accountability Team yard represents the end of mission.

  • 257TH MCB transfers authority to 49th MCB

    Jul 23, 2012

    BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan. (July 18, 2012) -- The 257th Movement Control Battalion based out of Gainesville, Fla., transferred authority of all joint movement control operations to the 49th Movement Control Battalion during a ceremony on July 18, 2012 at Bagram Airfield.

  • Col. Schröter assumes command of Tobyhanna

    Jul 23, 2012

    Col. Gerhard P.R. Schröter accepted the Tobyhanna Army Depot flag and the burden of command from U.S. Army Communication-Electronics Command (CECOM) commander, Maj. Gen. Robert S. Ferrell July 12. He is the depot's 30th commander.

  • Pehrson assumes command of West Point Health Service Area

    Jul 25, 2012

    WEST POINT, N.Y. (July 23, 2012) -- Keller Army Community Hospital ushered in a new leader as Col. (Dr.) Felicia F. Pehrson assumed command from Col. (Dr.) Beverly C. Land during a July 20 ceremony at the United States Military Academy's Haig Room in the Jefferson Library.

  • USAMITC's MHS JAD: A Real "Tri-Service" Initiative

    Jul 23, 2012

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, TEXAS -- The U.S. Army Medical Information Technology Center (USAMITC) and the Military Health System Cyberinfrastructure Services (MCiS) jointly created the Military Health System Joint Active Directory (MHS JAD) and have partnered on an initiative to help improve communications and response times between healthcare providers from different branches of the military working in a joint medical environment. As the informational technology (IT) arm for the MHS, MCiS not only partnered up with USAMITC in this MHS JAD initiative, but they are also the customer organization that approached USAMITC requesting this migration support. In the long term, this migration should definitely help the joint military healthcare process.

  • CSA visits Joint Base Lewis-McChord

    Aug 14, 2012

  • Army hosts network Industry Day

    Jul 23, 2012

  • Army hosts Network Industry Day

    Jul 24, 2012

    As it looks ahead to more Network Integration Evaluations, the Army hosted an industry day, July 19, 2012, to discuss opportunities to collaborate on the future tactical communications network.

  • Sliwinski assumes command of AFSBn-Kandahar

    Jul 23, 2012

    Lt. Col. Stanley J. Sliwinski, Jr. assumed command of the AFSBn-Kandahar,401st Army Field Support Brigade Jul. 16.

  • Lt. Col. Garry B. Bush awarded Bronze Star Medal

    Jul 23, 2012

    Lt. Col. Garry B. Bush awarded Bronze Star Medal in recognition of accomplishments while commanding AFSBn-Kandahar, 401st Army Field Support Brigade, for 14 months.

  • New commander to lead HHC Yongsan

    Jul 23, 2012

    It was a bittersweet moment for Soldiers of Headquarters and Headquarters Company as they held a change of command ceremony here, July 20. Soldiers of HHC stood in formation as the company guidon was passed from outgoing commander Capt. Peter D. Cha to the incoming Capt. Vladislav Silayev.

  • Army leaders to conduct 'health of the force' visits at 6 installations

    Mar 29, 2013

    Army senior leaders, led by Vice Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Lloyd J. Austin III, will tour several Army installations this week to assess the health of the force.

  • Vet Center comes to Fort Hunter Liggett to provide outreach during CSTX

    Jul 26, 2012

    VA sends mobile Vet Center to serve Army Reserve Soldiers in the field during major training exercise

  • US, Afghan forces attend security shura

    Jul 21, 2012

  • Standing out: Combat engineer specialists step up, laterally transfer to corporal

    Jul 21, 2012

    Four soldiers assigned to 444th Engineer Company, Oswego, N.Y., receive lateral transfer from specialist to corporal rank, during the company's annual training event July 14 at Ft Drum. Pictured here are Barry J. Bullis, of Baldwinsville, Christopher Zajac of North Syracuse, John M. Anderson of Henderson, and Charles J. Delaney of Brewerton, N.Y., receiving promotion from Sgt. 1st Class Charles Haws, unit training non-commissioned officer.

  • U.S. Army Africa selects Soldier of the Year

    Oct 9, 2012

    Spc. Antonio M. King, information management specialist, was selected as U.S. Army Africa's 2012 Soldier of the Year.

  • My First Deployment: Operation Desert Storm

    Nov 30, -0001

    Capt. Lori Volden has served as a citizen soldier in the Army for 23 years. Her current overseas deployment to Kuwait with the 316th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) is her second. Her first was in support of Desert Shield and Desert Storm as a private first class supply clerk with the Alpha Company, 24th Forward Support Battalion, 24th Infantry Division (Mechanized) of Fort Stewart, Ga. Volden, a native of Cashton, Wis., joined the army in 1989 at age 18. She was right out of high school. Her story to support Operation Desert Shield & Desert Storm started on the plane ride back from the National Training Center in Fort Irwin, Calif.

  • Japanese service members tour Army installation with U.S. counterparts

    Jul 21, 2012

    YOKOHAMA NORTH DOCK, Japan (July 21, 2012) -- Nine members of the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force took part in a one-day tour July 13 at Yokohama North Dock to learn about the U.S. Army Japan facility and the mission there.

  • U.S. Army Garrison Japan welcomes new command sergeant major

    Jul 21, 2012

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (July 21, 2012) -- Command Sgt. Maj. Katrina M. Najee assumed responsibility as the senior noncommissioned officer of U.S. Army Garrison Japan during a ceremony held July 20 at the Music Theater Workshop here.

  • Education Fair offers opportunities, service to service members, families

    Jul 20, 2012

    FORT WAINWRIGHT, Alaska (July 20, 2012) -- Fort Wainwright's Education Center hosted an outside education fair last week under a large tent set up just outside the doors of the post library. The five-hour-long event started at 10 a.m. and was open to all military personnel, families, DoD civilians and retirees, providing a multitude of opportunities for support in planning their educational goals.

  • Running amuck on hills and trails, trials set by fitness center staff

    Jul 20, 2012

    FORT WAINWRIGHT, Alaska (July 20, 2012) -- Fort Wainwright soldiers, family members and civilians took part in the I-Run-Amuck Obstacle-Mud Run, a 3.5 mile challenge on Birch Hill Ski and Snowboard area, July 14. More than 150 participants turned out for the event, Steve Tate, Physical Fitness Center manager said. Tate credited Heidi Watkins, fitness coordinator, for the creation of the course.

  • Training gets tactical for Golden Cargo medics

    Jul 23, 2012

    The training schedule has been full for the 4224th U.S. Army Hospital Soldiers participating in Operation Golden Cargo, an annual two-week training opportunity for many Reserve and National Guard units to use their military occupational specialty training in real-world situations.

  • Golden Cargo mechanics keep ammunition convoys running

    Jul 21, 2012

    For the convoys participating in Operation Golden Cargo that are refueling and resting overnight at Fort Leonard Wood as part of Task Force Warhawk, mechanics of the 209th Quartermaster Company from Lafayette, Ind., are on duty 24 hours a day, making sure the vehicles here are up and running for their next mission.

  • Monterey beaches: With beauty comes obligation

    Jul 20, 2012

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. -- With the summer in full swing, now is the perfect time to take a break from your busy schedules and enjoy some of the spectacular outdoor recreation opportunities that are on offer just outside the Presidio gates. And nothing epitomizes summer in Monterey as a day on one of the local beaches.

  • Community kids find hope with horses

    Jul 20, 2012

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. -- Nearly 25 Monterey Military Community families took part recently in therapeutic horse riding when a local business donated its facility for a morning of horse riding and interaction.

  • 508th MP Battalion in the field for first time in two years

    Jul 20, 2012

    JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD, Wash. -- The verdict is in for Soldiers with the 508th Military Police Battalion: Sometimes, slide show presentations just don't cut it. To train properly, you need to go outside once in a while.

  • Soldier's Medal presented to AMC officer

    Jul 20, 2012

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- July 20, 2012-- A U.S. Army Materiel Command officer received the Soldier's Medal for saving the life of a civilian employee during a flood at an official ceremony here, Friday.

  • Recruiters open new station

    Jul 20, 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District joined the U.S. Army's Los Angeles Recruiting Battalion to celebrate the grand opening of its newest recruiting station here June 20.

  • Scavenger hunt uncovers amazing find for Fort Bragg chaplain

    Jul 20, 2012

    Servicemembers, retirees, Vietnam War veterans and civilians gathered near the Reilly Road entrance to get a glimpse of the storied painting mounted on the wall. Chaplain (Lt. Col.) Ron Leininger was joined by Col. Brian T. Canfield, WAMC commander along with a few veterans of the Vietnam War present to witness the unveiling of the "Ministries in Vietnam" oil-on-canvas painting by artist Terry Rodgers. The painting was originally unveiled at the old Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington D.C., in 1988, but had not included in the move to the new Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md.

  • Food service Soldiers rise to challenge of feeding hundreds at Golden Cargo

    Aug 3, 2012

    If you think cooking nutritious meals for your family can be challenging, try cooking for 300 hungry Soldiers.

  • Soap making comes to Fort Bragg

    Jul 20, 2012

    Dirt was one of several "fragrances" used during Soap Making Academy, which was offered through the Schools of Knowledge, Inspiration, Exploration and SkillsUnlimited to teach youth how to make soap as gifts or for personal use. SKIESUnlimited is an educational enrichment program that is facilitated by Child, Youth and School Services. Other academies available to Fort Bragg youth this summer include acting, baking, bowling, dance, fencing, and golf.

  • RCI Launches History Book

    Jul 20, 2012

    On July 19, 2012, in the Pentagon Hall of Heroes, the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Installations, Energy, and Environment (ASA IE&E) hosted a reception marking the release of "Privatizing Military Family Housing: A History of the U.S. Army's Residential Communities Initiative, 1995-2010," a text depicting the challenges, successes, and lessons learned in working outside the traditional Army paradigm to partner with industry and improve and sustain quality of life for Service Members and their Families.

  • Spending a day at the station with Fort Bragg's military firefighters

    Jul 20, 2012

    The group of Fort Bragg firefighters is conducting rapid intervention training, simulating a rescue of a trapped or injured firefighter. In today's scenario, a firefighter has fallen through the second floor of the burning apartment and is now impaled on a piece of rebar. Three groups of three firefighters take turns inside the simulated burning apartment, each group fulfilling their role: locating, stabilizing and removing the injured man.

  • FORSCOM CG discusses service to nation, military challenges

    Jul 20, 2012

    Gen. David M. Rodriguez noted the importance of service to the nation Friday during remarks to members of the Kiwanis Club of Fayetteville. "I personally think we should probably look at some kind of universal service. It doesn't have to be the military, but some sort of universal service that would be beneficial to the nation," he said. The Kiwanis Club, he said, is one such example. "Like all organizations that serve our community, the Kiwanis Club of Fayetteville positively impacts our community in many ways. Similar to my role as a leader of Soldiers, your civic projects reach out to develop young people -- teaching them to be leaders and contributing members of the community."

  • Engineer Soldier breaches obstacle

    Jul 20, 2012

  • Traditonal retirement ceremony for nine Soldiers

    Jul 20, 2012

    FORT HUACHCUA, Ariz. - In this Fort Report, Soldiers retire from the U.S. Army at a traditional ceremony on Fort Huachuca, Arizona.

  • "Blackhawk" victorious as post's top marksman

    Jul 20, 2012

    On July 16, Sgt. Jonathan R. Evans, a cavalry scout with A Troop, 1st Squadron 1st Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, was teaching the rudiments of marksmanship to a group of 1-1 CAV Soldiers. "I was teaching a shooting class on the four fundamentals of marksmanship," said Evans. "I was going in depth on how the bullet travels and my tricks of the trade that I've learned over my time in the Army."

  • Mets represent Fort Wainwright during Alaska state baseball tournament

    Jul 20, 2012

    FORT WAINWRIGHT, Alaska (July 20, 2012) -- There's plenty to do in Fairbanks this weekend, but one of the most exciting -- if you're a fan of Fort Wainwright or baseball -- is watching the Fairbanks Adult Amateur Baseball tournament July 20 through July 22, 2012.

  • PSYOP Soldiers graduate qualification training, join Army special-operations force

    Jul 20, 2012

    More than 60 service members were recognized as the newest members of the Army's Psychological Operations regiment during a Psychological Operations Qualification Course graduation ceremony July 20 on Fort Bragg.

  • Army South Soldiers get a real world lesson in captivity avoidance, Krav Maga style

    Jul 20, 2012

    The initial, normal, human reaction under stress in an urban warfare environment was the basis of self defense tactics taught to a group of U.S. Army South Soldiers during a three-day captivity avoidance course held July 16-18 at the STW Krav Maga gym in San Antonio. The only rule in this extremely aggressive self defense program is to go home safe.

  • Army Now -

    Jul 23, 2012

    Afghan Army stands up Special Operations Command at Camp More, Afghanistan.

  • 4th MEB double taps ceremony

    Jul 24, 2012

    FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. -- 4th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade changes commanders and command sergeants major at a ceremony held at Gammon Field here Wednesday morning. Officiating was 1st Infantry Division senior commander, Brig. Gen. Donald M. MacWillie, July 18.

  • Army Now - Joint Base Lewis-McChord nvites families members to fire Howitzers

    Jul 20, 2012

    Joint Base Lewis-McChord's 17th Fires Brigade invites families members to fire Howitzers.

  • Army Today - Soldiers in Afghanistan conduct patrols as usual on Independence Day

    Jul 20, 2012

    Soldiers in Afghanistan conduct patrols as usual on Independence Day.

  • New Motorcycle Safety PSA Released

    Jul 26, 2012

    Here's a motorcycle safety public service announcement for you to put into your safety program. Produced by the video pros at the U.S. Army combat Readiness/Safety Center at Fort Rucker, this is 'the good stuff' that gets the attention of motorcycle riders. It features REAL riders talking about their love of motorcycles and how they stay safe. Download it and put it to work for you today!

  • Army Today - Robot Repair

    Jul 20, 2012

    Army today version of robot repair facility in Kuwait.

  • Hydros roar back to JB Lewis-McChord

    Jul 20, 2012

    About 90 hydro boat racers and their fans take over a favorite JBLM summer spot for two days of loud, high-powered competition

  • Army hospital recognizes outgoing, welcomes incoming command

    Jul 20, 2012

    Col. Kirk Eggleston passed command responsibility for General Leonard Wood Army Community Hospital to Col. Marie Dominguez during a ceremony held at Fort Leonard Wood's Maneuver Support Center of Excellence Plaza July 12.

  • Army Now - Army medics training Afghan National Army Soldiers

    Jul 20, 2012

    Army medics training Afghan National Army Soldiers in the skills of a combat medic.

  • BRAC Move Becomes a Family Affair

    Jul 20, 2012

  • Army Now - Medics soaring during combat support exercise 91

    Jul 20, 2012

    Medics soaring during combat support exercise 91 at Ft. Hunter Liggett, Calif.

  • Brigade honors untimely death of one of their own

    Jul 23, 2012

    Memorial service takes place for 2nd Lt. Christina Cornejo July 18

  • Chaplains Support Troops at Operation Golden Cargo

    Jul 20, 2012

    1st Lt. Daniel Leiter, of the 329th Infantry Regiment of the U.S. Army Reserves is a chaplain working behind the scenes at Hawthorne Army Depot during Operation Golden Cargo.

  • Army Today - Army leaders meet in Australia for the Pacific area military symposium

    Jul 20, 2012

    Army leaders from 27 countries meet in Australia for the Pacific area military symposium.

  • 'Take a Warrior Fishing' day on American Lake

    Jul 20, 2012

    JBLM service members, families treated to relaxing day of fishing by local club

  • An officer is born

    Jul 20, 2012

    JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. -- "I, James Sturges, do solemnly swear that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic;" was a part of the Oaths of Enlistment as the newly minted second lieutenant made the transition from civilian to military officer. His professor of military science attached his shoulder boards as he donned his beret, with a gold bar on it, for the first time.

  • 68th anniversary of the liberation of Guam

    Jul 20, 2012

    The 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) honored the 68th anniversary of the liberation of Guam during an Army wreath laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Arlington National Cemetery, Va., July 17.

  • AMC Town hall recognizes workforce's commitment to serve

    Jul 20, 2012

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody, commander, U.S. Army Materiel Command hosted the AMC town hall and employee recognition day at the Bob Jones auditorium here, Jul. 20.

  • Guatemala, U.S. Armies strengthen partnership

    Jul 20, 2012

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- The conclusion in July of Beyond the Horizon 2012, a humanitarian and civic assistance exercise in Guatemala, marked a significant milestone in Guatemala and U.S. military forces relations as the two have increasingly in the last few years worked together in several joint exercises, subject matter expert exchanges and training events.

  • Verification, innovation key to success for NIE 13.2 candidate capabilities

    Jul 23, 2012

    During an industry day at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., July 19, 2012, which was meant to keep the industrial base informed about requirements to support the upcoming Network Integration Evaluation 13.2, Army officials said the performance of systems in a controlled and repeatable environment will identify issues with equipment prior to placing it in an operational environment.

  • USASAC summer hires' role makes impact

    Jul 25, 2012

    A Security Assistance Command summer hire's day is frequently filled with menial tasks that have piled up throughout the year such as filing, scanning and shredding. However, this is not always the case.

  • Picatinny employees support night at the museum for students

    Jul 20, 2012

    To support education in technical fields, representatives from ARDEC STEM Education Outreach and ARDEC Diversity Council supported Liberty Science Center Community Evenings.

  • Army Partners Host Thirty VIP Visitors at "Integrated Base Defense -- Austere" Effort

    Jul 20, 2012

    Rapid Equipping Force, JPM -- Guardian, Asymmetric Warfare Group, collaborate, showcase integration priority

  • Compound improves security for coalition forces, Afghan people

    Jul 23, 2012

    This month, American Soldiers here, in partnership with their Afghan Uniformed Police counterparts, completed improvements on a compound for Afghan forces that is located at a police station in central Azikzai.

  • Survival is possible when wildfires occur -- learn how. Article three in a four part series.

    Jul 20, 2012

    FORT HUACHCUA, Ariz. In part three of a four-part series on wildfire preparation and survival, the Fort Huachuca Office of Fire Prevention provides information on what to do if you are unable to evacuate in time, happen to get caught, or choose to stay behind to increase your chances of survival.

  • Protect your home from wildfire. Article two in a four part series.

    Jul 20, 2012

    FORT HUACHCUA, Ariz. In part two of a four-part series running over the next few weeks, the members of the Fort Huachuca Office of Fire Prevention share information with on how to protect the home inside and out during a wild fire.

  • Hot days, dry winds mean 'fire season' is here. Article one in a series of four.

    Jul 20, 2012

    FORT HUACHCUA, Ariz. - With the memory of last year's Monument Fire fresh in people's minds and a high probability for fire-related weather and events again this year, now is the time to prepare for "fire season."

  • Family members learn connection, sharing in Hearts Apart

    Jul 20, 2012

    Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall's Army Community Service has teamed with Marine Corps Community Services to create the Family network Hearts Apart. Hearts Apart was created to give military Families a communication circle where they can network, socialize and discuss issues relating to their situations. Being part of a military Family comes with the trials and tribulations of training, deployments and temporarily assigned duty stations.

  • Sumpter assumes command

    Jul 20, 2012

    State flags provided a patriotic backdrop in Conmy Hall July 17, as Col. Fern O. Sumpter became the new commander of Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall. Sumpter assumed command from Col. Carl R. Coffman, who commanded JBM-HH for the past 33 months.

  • Military Intelligence - This Week in History

    Jul 20, 2012

    FORT HUACHCUA, Ariz. - The 23rd Special Warfare Aviation Detachment was activated at Fort Bragg, N.C. in March 1962. It added the name "Warriors" to its designation when it was ordered to U.S. Army Pacific (Vietnam) by a Department of the Army message dated July 20, 1962.

  • U.S. Army Europe Commander travels to Caucasus countries

    Jul 21, 2012

    In a visit to the Caucasus region, U.S. Army Europe Commander, Lt. Gen. Mark P. Hertling met with military and diplomatic leaders of Armenia, Georgia, and Azerbaijan to further strengthen security cooperation and partnership initiatives.

  • 5th Signal Command launches new mentorship program

    Jul 27, 2012

    WIESBADEN, Germany (July 19, 2012) -- Going from school to the workforce can be a challenging transition for many students, especially in the realm of Information Technology. 5th Signal Command has found a way to bridge that learning and experience gap by launching a new program called Cyber STEM Initiative -- Europe.

  • Warriors Helping One Another

    Jul 20, 2012

    WIESBADEN, Germany (July 19, 2012) - Soldiers from 5th Signal Command and U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden hosted an event at Clay Kaserne Gym July 6 in support of Wounded Warriors from Wiesbaden, Kaiserslautern, Baumholder, and Heidelberg Warrior Transition Units.

  • U.S. Army Africa chaplains conduct combat stress management for Liberian forces

    Jul 23, 2012

    To help Armed Forces of Liberia soldiers deal with the effects of combat, two U.S. Army Africa chaplains conducted a chaplaincy professionalization engagement, focusing on combat stress.

  • Odierno visits Thailand

    Jul 20, 2012

  • RDECOM NCO of the Year wins AMC competition

    Oct 9, 2012

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- A Soldier serving as a research and development adviser earned honors as Army Materiel Command Noncommissioned Officer of the Year July 18. Staff Sgt. Markus Whisman now heads to the Department of the Army competition in October at Fort Lee, Va., after winning AMC's Best Warrior three-day contest at Rock Island Arsenal, Ill.

  • Staff Sgt. Allan Smith, Schweinfurt's All Army Bowling Medalist

    Jul 20, 2012

    Staff Sgt. Allan Smith of the 72nd Expeditionary Signal Battalion helped the All Army Bowling Team take home Gold at this year's Armed Forces Bowling Championship. Smith's tournament average of 218 earned him a 5th place spot out of all tournament participants. Check out what he has to say about his bowling experiences and making it to the top of his game.

  • Camp provides safety, adventures to last kids the summer

    Jul 20, 2012

    Kids need to be kids sometimes. They need to go out of the boundaries where they can fully be kids, run around, be loud and playful, without the expectation to act like an adult. It doesn't mean they should behave rampantly. They also need chance to learn how to behave appropriately in public and to respect surroundings.

  • Eighth Army urges caution during monsoon season

    Jul 20, 2012

    Eighth Army officials are encouraging extra caution during the soggy monsoon season in South Korea.

  • Garrison commander gets hearty farewell from KAFC

    Jul 20, 2012

    Mayor Hong, Mi-young of Bupyeong-gu and the staff of Bupyeong-gu Korean American Friendship Council (KAFC) visited U.S. Army Garrison (USAG) Yongsan for a farewell luncheon with Col. William P. Huber, garrison commander for USAG Yongsan, at Sables restaurant in the Dragon Hill Lodge, July 17.

  • Congressman Bob Gibbs visits Army Office of Business Transformation on Pentagon Stop

    Jul 20, 2012

    On 19 July 2012, Congressman Bob Gibbs (R-OH-18) and his CoS, Ryan Stenger, and MLA Pat Tully visited the Pentagon to receive a Pentagon tour followed by a luncheon with LTG Bill Grisoli (OSA-OBT).

  • Fighters take to mat in Jiu Jitsu at Gaffney

    Jul 20, 2012

    Free Brazilian Jiu Jitsu classes for men and women meet three times a week in Gaffney's Combatives Room to train in the century-old form of martial arts. The combative sport and self-defense system is taught by experienced instructors who don brown and blue belts.

  • AAFES celebrates 117th birthday with specials

    Jul 20, 2012

    The Fort Meade Exchange facilities will mark the Army & Air Force Exchange Service's 117th birthday on Wednesday with a host of savings and specials.

  • Satisfaction survey aids PX performance

    Jul 20, 2012

    Fort Meade shoppers' opportunity to participate in the 2012 Customer Satisfaction Index is coming to the Exchange from Aug. 4 to 25.

  • Meade residents gather at Burba Lake for Movies on the Lawn

    Jul 20, 2012

    Fort Meade residents gather on lawn chairs and blankets at Burba Lake's Pavilion 1 to enjoy "Kung Fu Panda 2" at the Movies on the Lawn presented July 12 at sunset.

  • Ramadan observed with month of fasting

    Jul 20, 2012

    The Fort Meade Islamic community has a designated room (Room 120) at Argonne Hills Chapel Center on Rockenbach Road for daily prayers during Ramadan and Jummah services.

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