Archive: Jul 2012

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  • Utilities need coordinated response

    Jul 20, 2012

    All residential power outages should be reported to the appropriate neighborhood office. This will allow staff to determine if the outage is widespread or specific to the home, and coordinate the responsible provider to restore power.

  • Youth volunteer program kicks off for summer

    Jul 20, 2012

    More than 20 youths will spend seven weeks of their summer volunteering at various organizations on post, thanks to a new initiative spearheaded by Garrison Commander Col. Edward C. Rothstein.

  • Kimbrough Care Center gets new commander

    Jul 20, 2012

    Col. Danny B. N. Jaghab assumed command of the U.S. Army Medical Activity, Fort Meade, and Kimbrough Ambulatory Care Center in a change of command ceremony on July 12.

  • Geek Squad camp provides hands-on technology skills

    Jul 20, 2012

    Nearly 120 youngsters from the Fort Meade community participated in the Geek Squad Summer Technology Academy at the Youth Services building. The two-day camp for youth ages 9 to 16 was sponsored by Best Buy and Camp Fire USA.

  • Honolulu District Supports DOD Small Business Forum

    Jul 19, 2012

    Department of Defense small business advocates on Oahu participated in the 10th Annual DOD Hawaii Small Business Forum at the Honolulu Country Club on Thursday, July 12, 2012.

  • Warrior DFAC gets taste of victory

    Jul 19, 2012

    The Warrior Inn Dining Facility of 2nd Brigade Combat Team won the Phillip A. Connelly Award by outperforming other dining facilities in United States Army Pacific Command this month during a strenuous evaluation of their facilities and personnel.

  • Mulbury reflects on customer service, challenges

    Jul 19, 2012

    WHEELER ARMY AIRFIELD, Hawaii -- When the outgoing garrison commander here relinquishes command to his successor, July 17, he will have spent countless hours ensuring the garrison remains focused on its customers, despite budget decrements.

  • ACS workshop targets cyberbullies

    Jul 19, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- In today's society there is an enormous amount of pressure on our kids to succeed, be more mature and responsible, be athletic, and be great big brothers and sisters -- to be awesome helpers around the house.

  • Reserve unit keeps guns firing during Golden Cargo

    Jul 19, 2012

    Ammunition specialists participating in Operation Golden Cargo 2012, the 21st in a series of annual training operations sponsored by the Joint Munitions Command and executed by Reserve Component units, play a vital role in the war fight.

  • Local and national initiatives strive to maximize military election participation

    Jul 19, 2012

    WHEELER ARMY AIRFIELD, Hawaii -- Soldiers, their families and civilians alike are reminded that voting season is just around the corner.

  • Reserve transportation unit keeps goods moving during Golden Cargo

    Jul 19, 2012

    Task Force Wildcat motor transport operators with the 424th Transportation Company out of Galax, Va., transported hundreds of ammunition crates for Operation Golden Cargo, the 21st in a series of annual training operations sponsored by the Joint Munitions Command.

  • USAG-HI hosts realistic antiterrorism scenarios, July 19-20

    Jul 19, 2012

    FORT SHAFTER FLATS, Hawaii -- U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii conducts its annual antiterrorism exercise, or ATEX "Ikaika 2012," here, and on Wheeler Army Airfield, July 19-20.

  • Families feel affects of bus route cuts

    Jul 19, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- Many concerns are still prevalent among military parents regarding the recent cutbacks on school bus routes.

  • 14th Engineer Battalion homecoming flights begin

    Jul 19, 2012

    Approximately 150 Soldiers assigned to the 14th Engineer Battalion, 555th Engineer Brigade, reunited with Family and friends at a "homecoming" ceremony July 17, at the Wilson Sports and Fitness Center on Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Lewis North.

  • Celebrating History: 101st Airborne 70th Anniversary

    Aug 6, 2012

    On August 16th, 1942, the 101st Airborne Division came into being. The unit, also known as the Screaming Eagles, have made a name for themselves, earning many accolades. Seventy years later, the division celebrates its history with a week-long tribute to Soldiers past and present. Sgt. 1st Class Stephanie Widemond walks us through a short history of the Screaming Eagles.

  • Behavioral researchers help Army combat suicides

    Jul 20, 2012

    The desire to "end intense emotional suffering" was among the top factors cited by Soldiers who had at some point attempted suicide, according to researchers from the University of Utah, who interviewed 132 Soldiers at Fort Carson, Colo.

  • Women Soldiers to test female-specific body armor

    Jul 20, 2012

    Today, both male and female Soldiers wear body armor that has been designed for men. But the Army plans to field to women next summer a new type of body armor -- designed for them -- that will be shorter in the torso with more customized adjustments specific to the female form.

  • Army Secretary emphasizes importance of Detroit Arsenal

    Aug 14, 2012

    Secretary of the Army John McHugh toured the Detroit Arsenal, headquarters of the U.S. Army TACOM Life Cycle Management Command, July 19, 2012.

  • 'Mighty' 407th AFSB represents ASC at NAACP convention, conveys message of civilian Army careers

    Jul 19, 2012

    Al Rodgers and Kenneth Watson, civilian employees with the "Mighty" 407th Army Field Support Brigade headquarters, represented the Army Sustainment Command at the NAACP 103rd Annual Convention in Houston July 7-12.

  • New certification paths announced for Hawaii school administrators

    Jul 19, 2012

    HONOLULU -- The Hawaii State Department of Education, or DOE, in collaboration with Chaminade University, has announced a new program aimed at creating an alternative pathway to certification for school administrators.

  • Army Reserve Engineer Soldiers build real-world structures to improve training for all

    Jul 19, 2012

    Improvements at Fort Hunter Liggett's Base Camp Milpitas are a tangible benefit of Combat Support Training Exercise 91

  • 380th Army Band: Different musicians ensure the song remains the same

    Jul 19, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla. (19 July 2012) -- The 380th U.S. Army Band from Richmond, Va., performed its two-weeks annual training giving Fort Sill's band a break.

  • Next-generation blue force tracking reaches key milestone

    Jul 23, 2012

    The Army's next-generation friendly force tracking and messaging system crossed a key threshold July 17, 2012, as it proceeds toward the field.

  • Communications spacecraft achieves major milestone

    Jul 25, 2012

    WGS-4 complete six-week long Payload Characterization and Verification

  • Victorian base ball returns to Fort Sill

    Jul 19, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla. (19 July 2012) -- Fort Sill Soldiers and local American Indians played a vintage base ball game re-enacting the game as it was played between Cavalry Soldiers and local tribes and nations in 1869.

  • "One Voice" Training at 311th binds multi-compo command

    Jul 19, 2012

    FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii -- What is the glue that holds together a multi-component unit? The Active Component, Reserve and Active Guard Reserve Soldiers assigned to the 311th Signal Command (Theater) found out last weekend that together, they are that glue. About 200 Soldiers from the three components convened and worked together at the unit's first "One Voice training" which included a discussion panel and several teambuilding exercises at Fort Shafter and Tripler Army Medical Center July 14.

  • CID issues new sythentic drug alert

    Jul 23, 2012

    The Fort Sill Criminal Investigation Department recently issued an alert about a new synthetically produced controlled substance known as "Pump-It Powder." It is the latest synthetic product to be manufactured and sold under a false definition as an "enhanced plant vitamin" but is being consumed for the purposes of getting high.

  • 4th Battalion, 401st AFSB changes commanders in Afghanistan

    Jul 19, 2012

    More than 200 service members and contractors attended the 4th Battalion, 401st Army Field Support Brigade change of command ceremony July 16. During the ceremony, Lt. Col. Garry Bush relinquished command to Lt. Col. Stanley Sliwinski Jr. leaving behind a legacy of hard work and dedication for his Soldiers.

  • Surveyor Says Cancer Program Should Rank Among Nation's Best

    Jul 19, 2012

    San Antonio Military Medical Center's Cancer Care Program just wrapped up a re-accreditation survey, and already has received glowing remarks for its quality and level of care.

  • World War II veteran, hero receives medals 67 years after heroic acts

    Jul 23, 2012

    John Krajeski says he is finally at peace. "I think I sleep better at night, now," he said, chuckling. "I wanted at least this recognition. It was something I needed to do before I went to my grave."

  • Fort Carson welcomes new garrison CSM

    Jul 19, 2012

    The garrison colors were passed once again, Tuesday, as Command Sgt. Maj. James A. Kilpatrick ceded authority and the garrison command team welcomed Command Sgt. Maj. Steven O. Green as the new senior enlisted leader of U.S. Army Garrison Fort Carson.

  • IMCOM commanding general visits Fort Carson

    Jul 19, 2012

    Lt. Gen. Mike Ferriter, commander, Installation Management Command and assistant chief of staff for Installation Management, made his first visit to Fort Carson Monday-Tuesday since assuming the post in November.

  • Timely treatment for acute pain

    Jul 19, 2012

    Missing work can be a real pain in the neck. Even more frustrating, though, is an actual pain in the neck. Doctors at William Beaumont Army Medical Center are heading up the Army's first Acute Pain Clinic -- part of a Department of Defense-wide initiative to combat pain management in the military. "The initiative is focused on chronic pain," said Col. Richard Petri Jr., chief of the new Interdisciplinary Pain Management Center at WBAMC. "But the best treatment of chronic pain is adequate and timely treatment for acute pain."

  • Chief of Staff of the Army Addresses Pacific Armies Management Seminar (PAMS)

    Jul 19, 2012

    General Raymond T. Odierno speaks at the 36th PAMS in Canberra, Australia.

  • Washington Army Reserve Unit Back in the States

    Jul 19, 2012

    FORT BLISS, Texas -- More than 250 soldiers of the 364th Expeditionary Sustainment Command, a U.S. Army Reserve unit from Marysville, Wash., returned to the states July 15 after a yearlong deployment to Kuwait.

  • Se habla...Army at Operation Golden Cargo

    Jul 19, 2012

    For most of the 21 members of the 273rd TC DET Mission Control Team, who are completing annual training at Hawthorne Army Depot during Operation Golden Cargo, Spanish is their first language. But they are also fluent in English…and Army.

  • TV Star enjoys Twilight Tattoo

    Jul 19, 2012

    Members of the Greater Washington Board of Trade along with hundreds of other visitors braved the stormy weather to watch Soldiers of the 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) perform to the sounds of The U.S. Army Band "Pershing's Own" during the "Twilight Tattoo."

  • Puget Sound Sustainers Transfer Authority at Camp Arifjan

    Jul 19, 2012

    The 364th Expeditionary Sustainment Command, a U.S. Army Reserve unit from Marysville, Wash., transferred its mission to the 316th Expeditionary Sustainment Command, an Army Reserve unit from Pittsburgh, Pa., in a ceremony here July 18.

  • Fort Sill dental residents graduate

    Jul 19, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla. (19 July 2012) -- Eight Army dentists began a new phase in their medical careers as they graduated from the Comanche Advanced Education in General Dentistry-1 year program, a post-doctoral level training for new Army dentists.

  • Transportation Corps looks to technology, Soldiers to move Army forward

    Jul 24, 2012

    Planning for future operations is a big part of the Chief of Transportation's job, and it's a role that Brig. Gen. Stephen E. Farmen relishes.

  • Army Chief says cooperation key to stability in Pacific

    Jul 19, 2012

    U.S. Army Chief of Staff, Gen. Raymond Odierno addressed over 100 Army delegates from 27 nations at the Pacific Armies Management Seminar July 18.

  • Who are those guys?

    Jul 19, 2012

    FORT LEE, Va. (July, 19, 2012) -- Military members who have endured deployments may not ask that question until they've been impacted by their services. Then they might positively attest to what it means to get a shower and fresh, laundered clothing. Those guys -- quartermaster Soldiers in the laundry, shower and textile repair specialist MOS (92S) -- are not well known until they render services. The MOS is currently seeing a reduction in its active duty numbers, but the services Soldiers provide remain a vital component in any field services support package. The Quartermaster School currently graduates roughly 400 92Ss annually. What follows are snapshots of "Those Guys" during advanced individual training classes here.

  • Army opens more jobs to women

    Jan 24, 2013

    FORT SILL, Okla. (19 July 2012) -- A new policy opened up 14,325 additional positions or 3 percent more Army jobs to female Soldiers, according to the Department of Defense and the Army Times respectively. This includes about 2,000 positions in field artillery.

  • Army missile engineer, leader retires after 45 years

    Jul 24, 2012

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Ask those who worked with Senior Executive Service member Robin Buckelew about the legacy of her 45-year civilian career with the U.S. Army and seasoned scientists and engineers will talk about her role as a mentor and her attention to details.

  • Army scientist selected as DoD leader in fluid dynamics

    Jul 19, 2012

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- One of the Army's top scientists will soon be leading efforts in fluid dynamics research for the Department of Defense.

  • Riding Stables offers entertainment, Family fun

    Jul 19, 2012

    With such a wide variety of activities and sports for people to participate in at Fort Rucker, many people seem to overlook that there is a full compound dedicated to horses and their riders.

  • Russell awarded Legion of Merit

    Jul 19, 2012

    Col. Michel M. Russell, Sr., 401st AFSB commander, was awarded a Legion of Merit by Brig. Gen. Kristin K. French, Joint Sustainment Command commanding general, Jul. 18 at brigade headquarters.

  • GEMS program brings science to life for youth

    Jul 20, 2012

    While a lesson in polymers was under way Fort Rucker, Ala., youth mixed glue and food-coloring in order to create a Silly Putty-like concoction at the Gains in the Education of Mathematics and Science laboratory, July 12, 2012.

  • Depot workload increases; temporary employees remain

    Jul 19, 2012

    With projected workload changes for the next fiscal year, Anniston Army Depot will extend its temporary workforce appointments for an additional six months.

  • Afghan forces take the lead in the fight

    Jul 20, 2012

    Afghan National Security Forces took the lead along with International Security Assistance Forces during Operation Kalak Hode IV, a joint mission from July 3-17, 2012, to clear insurgent safe havens and increase security and stability for the people in the Zharay and Maiwand districts.

  • FSOD clears Aviators for flight duty

    Jul 19, 2012

    Lyster Army Health Clinic offers a unique program to ensure that Fort Rucker Aviators can rebound from sickness quickly and get back in the air -- the flight surgeon of the day.

  • Making it new: ANAD machinists create equipment for Soldiers

    Jul 19, 2012

    Anniston Army Depot, long known for its work bringing military equipment to like-new condition, is quickly gaining a reputation for building new military equipment. As the depot wraps up one manufacturing program, the SPARK II mine roller, the installation is ramping up production on two others -- one to provide upgrades for the RG-31, or Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle, and the other to manufacture bar armor.

  • Renovated Brown Dental Clinic reopens

    Jul 19, 2012

    After a year's wait, the Brown Dental Clinic moves back home to its renovated facility in Bldg. 4405 on Innkeeper Street July 25.

  • Army's Best Warrior Competition to get minor makeover

    Oct 9, 2012

    Expect this year's Best Warrior Competition to be a pulse-quickening, gut-wrenching affair. The Department of the Army Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year contest will play out Oct. 15-18 at Fort Lee, Va.

  • Golden movements: Reserve units train with Anniston Munitions Center

    Jul 19, 2012

    Approximately 240 Army Reserve Soldiers trained at Anniston Army Depot for two weeks, beginning July 6, as part of Golden Cargo, a nationwide training mission. The 826th and 395th Ordnance Companies from Wisconsin as well as five transportation companies from Alabama, Georgia, Florida and Puerto Rico came together with their command battalion, the 828th Transportation Battalion, headquartered in Livingston, Ala., to transport 1,500 short tons of 155 mm. projectiles 450 miles to Crane, Ind.

  • Critzer assumes command of the 401st AFSB

    Jul 19, 2012

    Col. Orlando Dale Critzer assumed command of the 401st Army Field Support Brigade.

  • CMA installs Brown to lead Anniston Chemical Activity

    Jul 19, 2012

    The Anniston Chemical Activity has a new leader and, for the first time in ANCA's 17-year history, that leader is not a Soldier. Jesse E. Brown, III, was installed as ANCA's Civilian Executive In Charge during a brief ceremony last week. Brown has been the deputy to the commander since 2003, serving five of ANCA's nine military commanders.

  • 164th TAOG cases colors, deploys

    Jul 19, 2012

    Tears were flowing as more than a dozen troops boarded a bus to get ready to deploy to Southwest Asia as their Family, friends and fellow Soldiers waved and said their goodbyes.

  • Fort Rucker welcomes new garrison commander

    Jul 19, 2012

    Fort Rucker welcomed a new garrison commander and garrison command sergeant major, while bidding farewell to two well-known faces on the installation July 13.

  • Baumholder Aquatics Facility offers a place in the water for young and old

    Jul 19, 2012

    BAUMHOLDER, Germany - There's a place in the water for young and old at Baumholder's Aquatics Facility. Swimming lessons can begin as soon as a child turns 1 year old with the parent and child aquatics class. This course involves the parent being in the water with the child who is 1 to about 3 years old.

  • Summertime means trip time for School Age Services youths

    Jul 19, 2012

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Exclamations and questions rang out as youths from U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden's School Age Services spread across the vast floor at the Technoseum in Mannheim and began to explore. "Whoa, check this out," said one youth. "What is that over there?" asked another. The questions only continued from there. "Am I supposed to jump on this?" asked a youth. "Can I touch this?"

  • Victory Update Vol. 12-06

    Jul 19, 2012

    A Columbia, S.C., family gets letters written by their Soldier written 43 years ago just before he was killed in Vietnam and a Fort Jackson Soldier is named the Army's top drill sergeant.

  • Helping prevent crime: Law enforcers offer tips to discourage criminals

    Jul 19, 2012

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Crime is not a big problem in the U.S. military community housing areas, but it is important to avoid complacency and to make sure items are secured. "You have to constantly ask yourself, 'Am I a threat to my own security? Or my neighbors' security?'" said Sgt. 1st Class Rolando DeLeon, a Military Police officer with the garrison's Directorate of Emergency Services.

  • National Night Out set

    Jul 19, 2012

    Fort Jackson's National Night Out is scheduled from 5 to 9 p.m., Aug. 9 at Hilton Field. Law enforcement and on-post organizations are coming together to bring Soldiers, families and civilians a night of information and entertainment.

  • Car, bike show set for July 28

    Jul 19, 2012

    Whether it's a Mustang, a little red Corvette, pink Cadillac, or your little deuce coupe, car lovers of all kinds are encouraged to attend the 7th Annual Autocraft Shop Car and Bike Show July 28, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

  • Making a splash: Club offers aquatic fun for all swimming abilities

    Jul 19, 2012

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Fort Drum children are beating the summer heat while also learning a valuable skill -- swimming.

  • Eagle Scout project adds fish structures to Remington Pond

    Jul 19, 2012

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- A recent Eagle Scout project at Remington Pond is benefitting fish and anglers at Fort Drum.

  • Soldiers graduate Air Assault School at Fort Drum

    Jul 19, 2012

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Members of the Fort Drum community gathered June 29 at the Light Fighter School for a ceremony honoring Soldiers who have graduated from the Air Assault Course.

  • 10th CAB aviators receive awards for valor, flight medic earns Distinguished Flying Cross

    Jul 19, 2012

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- When Army helicopters arrive overhead during a firefight below, friendly forces are filled with a surge of confidence, said Fort Drum's top infantryman, Maj. Gen. Mark A. Milley, Fort Drum and 10th Mountain Division (LI) commander.

  • Division prepares for Mountain Peak 2012

    Jul 19, 2012

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Thousands of 10th Mountain Division (LI) Soldiers will kick off a large-scale field training exercise next week -- one of the largest of its kind in division history -- throughout Fort Drum's training areas.

  • Fort Jackson turns 95

    Jul 19, 2012

    Fort Jackson celebrated its 95th birthday Friday with a gathering of friends and family at the Solomon Center.

  • ARL participates in 2012 ISEF

    Jul 19, 2012

    Recently, the 2012 International Science and Engineering Fair was held in Pittsburgh, Pa., where 35 Army scientists, engineers and mathematicians volunteered their time to travel to interview hundreds of students about their research and determine which students should receive Army awards. Of the 35 judges, twelve were from ARL.

  • 10th Combat Aviation Brigade welcomes new leader

    Jul 19, 2012

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- During a ceremony marking the 10th Combat Aviation Brigade's changing of command, Col. Pedro G. Almeida passed the brigade's colors on to Col. David J. Francis on Tuesday at Wheeler-Sack Army Airfield.

  • The green-gray line of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point

    Jul 20, 2012

    The U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., is looking for a few good Soldiers. Soldier admissions officer Maj. Ryan Liebhaber has 85 slots for active duty Soldiers and 85 slots for reserve-component Soldiers in every class.

  • USACE introduces cadets to European engineering

    Jul 20, 2012

    Wiesbaden, Germany -- Europe is filled with backpacking college students traveling from one country to the next at this time of year. Alex Cansler and Timothy Ko, United States Military Academy at West Point Cadets, arrived in Europe wearing construction boots rather than backpacks, ready to work with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Europe District at project sites in Germany and the Netherlands this summer.

  • Summer day camp thriving at Casey

    Jul 19, 2012

    At Camp Casey's School Age Center July 16, children attending the Camp Adventure summer camp paint in the style of ancient cave paintings during one of the camp's many activities. The camp runs until August 18. It's open to youngsters in first through fifth grades. Each week's schedule includes arts-and-crafts, a library session, swimming and playground activities, and a field trip. Among its aims is to help foster creativity, help youngsters learn to get along with others and follow rules.

  • Area I has new top leadership

    Jul 18, 2012

    At Camp Red Cloud in Uijeongbu July 13, a color guard takes position during a ceremony in which Col. John M. Scott assumed command of the U.S. Army Garrison Red Cloud and Area I, replacing Col. Hank Dodge, who moves to a new assignment. Command Sgt. Maj. Michael Hatfield became the garrison's new top senior enlisted leader, replacing Command Sgt. Maj. Nidal Saeed, who is retiring after 28 years in the Army. The 2nd Infantry Division Band provided music for the ceremony, which was held inside the Camp Red Cloud Fitness Center.

  • People to People wishes Huber farewell

    Jul 18, 2012

    After two years of partnership with U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan commander Col. William P. Huber, People to People New Seoul Chapter wished the outgoing commander well as he leaves the peninsula, July 18.

  • Lt. Col. Asbery Becomes 68th Honolulu District Commander

    Jul 27, 2012

    Lt. Col. Thomas D. Asbery became the 68th commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Honolulu District in a military ceremony held Wednesday on Fort Shafter, Hawaii's Palm Circle parade field.

  • 401st AFSB in Afghanistan welcomes new commander

    Jul 19, 2012

    Brig. Gen. Kristin K. French, commanding general, 3rd Sustainment Command (Expeditionary)/ commander, Joint Sustainment Command-Afghanistan, passes the 401st Army Field Support Brigade colors to incoming commander Col. Orlando Critzer, July 18 at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan.

  • Galveston District partnership, technology keeps commerce moving

    Jul 19, 2012

    A network of 31 tidal data collection stations located between South Padre Island and the Sabine and Neches rivers, known as the Texas Coastal Ocean Observation Network, aids the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District in keeping federal waterways open for navigation.

  • Tripler offers promising therapy for severe asthmatics

    Jul 18, 2012

    HONOLULU -- By using radiofrequency energy, pulmonologists at Tripler Army Medical Center are leading the way in the treatment of severe asthma in Army Medicine beneficiaries.

  • Spotlight on USACE Galveston District's Rashid Sheikh-ali

    Jul 18, 2012

    Full of hope and aspirations for a better life, Rashid Sheikh-ali (a native of Mogadishu, Somalia) set out on a life-changing journey in 1980 that would take him from Africa to America -- where he would become a structural engineer for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District.

  • Fort Hood resources now on smartphones

    Jul 19, 2012

    A new mobile website now makes Fort Hood's Community Resource Guide accessible on a smartphone. The resource guide contains a comprehensive list of local, regional and national resources aimed at maintaining the health of the force.

  • Spotlight on...Staff Sgt. Trevah A. Goins

    Jul 18, 2012

    A contracting specialist with the 901st Contingency Contracting Battalion, Fort Hood, Texas, Staff Sgt. Trevah A. Goins is currently deployed to Camp As Sayliyah, Qatar with the U.S. Central Command's Joint Theater Support Contracting Command.

  • Army, NFL collaborate on traumatic brain injury helmet sensors

    Jul 19, 2012

    The National Football League now wants to put into the helmets of its players the same type of sensors used by the Army to evaluate concussive events that could lead to traumatic brain injury.

  • AMC announces Best Warrior Competition winners

    Oct 9, 2012

    Army Materiel Command's Best Warriors, Spc. James Conklin, Surface Deployment and Distribution Command and Staff Sgt. Markus Whisman, Research, Development and Engineering Command, were chosen July 18 to represent AMC at the Department of the Army competition in August.

  • Corps of Engineers' Bartram Trail named National Recreation Trail

    Jul 18, 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Bartram Trail, located at J. Strom Thurmond Dam and Lake in Clarks Hill, S.C., was recently designated by the Department of Interior as a national recreation trail.

  • Improvements to the SPS-A in time for end of year activity

    Jul 18, 2012

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--The fourth quarter is a busy time of each fiscal year for Army contracting professionals and the challenge for many is a combination of the sheer volume of contracts, the complexity of each transaction, and also accessing and using the Standard Procurement System-Army to process the transactions.

  • TRADOC's longest serving executive retires after 41 years

    Jul 18, 2012

    FORT LEAVENWORTH, Kan. -- Leaders from the Army analysis community gathered to honor the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command Analysis Center's retiring director during a ceremony June 26 here. Michael Bauman has been TRAC's director since its designation as a senior executive service position in 1993. He retired with 41 years in federal service, and 34 of those years were served with TRADOC -- 25 of which he served as a member of the senior executive service, making him the longest serving flag rank executive in TRADOC's 39-year history.

  • Mandatory water restriction includes Fort Meade

    Jul 18, 2012

    Anne Arundel County has issued a mandatory public water use restriction effective immediately, which includes Fort Meade.

  • Policy could limit outdoor workouts

    Jul 18, 2012

    After two Georgia teens died from heat-related illnesses in 2011, the Georgia High School Association is implementing a new policy to make sure another death never happens again. That means Columbus and Fort Benning coaches and players may see more indoor practice in the weeks leading up to the 2012 football season.

  • Vipers Welcome New Commander

    Jul 18, 2012

    HUNTER ARMY AIRFIELD, Ga. -- Soldiers from the 1st Battalion, 3rd Aviation Regiment, 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade welcomed new commander Lt. Col. Brian R. Schaap to the Viper family during a change of command ceremony July 11 at the flight line, and said goodbye to Lt. Col. Cory J. Sena as he prepares to assume duties as the 3rd CAB's rear detachment commander.

  • Army medical student wins international math award

    Jul 19, 2012

    With a math problem so complex it took four days to solve, U.S. Army officer 2nd Lt. James Jones and his University of Louisville teammates, Suraj Kannan and Joshua Mitchell, took home the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) Award in the Mathematical Contest in Modeling. Jones' team competed with more than 3,600 teams from 17 different countries to win the online problem-solving competition.

  • Sustainment Forges on Under the 316th ESC

    Jul 18, 2012

    The 364th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), an Army Reserve unit from Marysville, Wash., gave the 316th ESC, an Army Reserve unit from Pittsburgh, control of its mission in a transfer of authority ceremony at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, July 18.

  • Planning for the worse case scenario

    Jul 19, 2012

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- July 17, 2012 --The Continuity of Operations office and Emergency Management office at Headquarters Army Materiel Command hosted a workshop here July 17-19.

  • 405th Army Field Support Battalion -- Kaiserslautern cases its colors

    Jul 18, 2012

    The 405th Army Field Support Brigade held an inactivation ceremony at Daenner Kaserne as the brigade bid farewell to Lt. Col. Joe Gann and the battalion.

  • Like Father, Like Son

    Jul 18, 2012

    FORT HAMILTON, N.Y. - With a strong tradition of military service in their family, a father and son enlisted in the U.S. Army together at a swearing-in ceremony July 13, 2012, at the Military Entrance Processing Station here.

  • 3rd ID looks to dethrone 2-time defending combatives champs

    Jul 19, 2012

    The 3rd Infantry Division combatives team surprised people at the 2011 U.S. Army Combatives Championship, but with a third-place finish, it won't be flying under anyone's radar at this year's tournament.

  • Massachusetts town continues tradition of service to nation, supports Community Covenant

    Jul 20, 2012

    Braintree, Mass., became the 28th Massachusetts community and among more than 500 nationally to sign an Armed Forces Community Covenant in a July 18, 2012, ceremony at its 100-year-old town hall.

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