Archive: Jul 2012

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  • It's a Freedom You Defend - VOTE!

    Jul 18, 2012

    Among the many freedoms Soldiers fight to defend, the right to vote is one of the most fundamental right that you can exercise.

  • Spc. Shane Coley, U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit

    Jul 18, 2012

    Since joining the elite U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit, Spc. Shane Coley has discovered a passion for sharing his skills with other Soldiers and with the public, as well as branching out to new areas of competitive shooting.

  • Soldiers to the Olympics: U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program

    Jul 18, 2012

    Through the U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program, or WCAP, based at Fort Carson, the Army provides financial support, comprehensive Soldier health support and competitive opportunities that help fulfill athletic and Olympic dreams.

  • Milan AAP Ends 60mm Production

    Aug 2, 2012

    The historic M888 round travels the belt for the last time at Milan Army Ammunition Plant.

  • Taking care of soldiers

    Jul 18, 2012

    Fort Buchanan, PR- Assuming its role as the largest US Army Reserve command in the Caribbean, the 1st Mission Support Command (1st MSC), Human Resources Office, hosted the first Pre- Retirement Seminar at the command's headquarters, 14 July.

  • Military children focus of bill adopted by 43 states

    Jul 19, 2012

    Georgia is the 42nd state to sign the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children. The purpose is to ease the transition for school-aged children of military families, according to the compact. So far, 43 states have signed the compact.

  • ABOLC lieutenants work to enhance situational awareness

    Jul 18, 2012

    Advanced Situational Awareness Training, Maneuver Center of Excellence, Fort Benning

  • CSA visits Australian Defence College

    Jul 18, 2012

  • Odierno visits Australian War Memorial

    Jul 18, 2012

  • Medics train 789th EOD Soldiers on combat lifesaving

    Jul 18, 2012

    While the Combat Lifesaver Course is offered periodically postwide, sometimes a unit can't make one of the scheduled classes, so the 690th Medical Company (Ground Ambulance) provides the needed instructors and curriculum, said Sgt. Tamara Bracey, treatment NCO, who helped teach the course last week to 789th Explosive Ordnance Detachment Soldiers.

  • Judge, retired colonel laid to rest

    Jul 18, 2012

    Retired Col. Aaron Cohn, a Chattahoochee Judicial Circuit judge who spent 46 years on the bench and participated in Europe's liberation as a Soldier fighting in World War II, died July Fourth in Columbus. He was 96.

  • 36th Pacific Armies Management Seminar (PAMS)

    Jul 18, 2012

  • Odierno meets with, addresses Pacific-region army leaders

    Jul 19, 2012

    Building partnerships with the armies of Asian and Pacific nations is the focus of Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Ray Odierno's trip through Australia and Thailand.

  • Going batty: Five year project will protect endangered bat population

    Jul 20, 2012

    Conservation measures begin here next month on a project designed to help stabilize and improve the population of the near extinct Greater Horseshoe Bat that lives near the Military Training Area. This marks the first time a European Union funded conservation effort has taken place on an active military base in Germany.

  • Students on Fort Leonard Wood donate summer vacation to help American Red Cross

    Jul 18, 2012

    There are nine teenagers on post that aren't just lounging around this summer -- they're volunteering for the American Red Cross.

  • Giltz takes reins of Marine Corps Det. at Fort Leonard Wood

    Jul 18, 2012

    Col. Nancy Springer, outgoing Marine Corps Detachment Fort Leonard Wood commander, relinquished command to Col. John Giltz, incoming Marine Corps Detachment Fort Leonard Wood commander, Friday on Gammon Field.

  • Army nurse concluding 30 years of service

    Jul 18, 2012

    Johnson retiring as commander of Fox Army Health Center

  • General Leonard Wood Army Community Hospital welcomes new commander

    Jul 18, 2012

    Col. Kirk Eggleston, General Leonard Wood Army Community Hospital commander, turned the reins of leadership over to Col. Marie Dominguez at a change-of-command ceremony on the Maneuver Support Center of Excellence Plaza on July 12.

  • Fort Leonard Wood Fire Dept. personnel train to handle chemicals, too

    Jul 18, 2012

    The Fort Leonard Wood Fire Department has a wide range of responsibilities. They put out wild land fires as well as rescue people from crushed cars with the Jaws of Life. But, did you know they also provide Emergency Response Services for incidents involving hazardous materials; weapons of mass destruction; and chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and high explosives under Army Regulation 420-90?

  • Beyond elbow grease: Fort Leonard Wood mechanics get dirty for mission

    Jul 18, 2012

    That's not camouflage face paint; it's oil and grease. Making sure the powerful construction equipment on Fort Leonard Wood is in working order can be quite the dirty profession. In fact, clean is a "dirty" word around the Tank-automotive and Armaments Command/Fleet Management Expansion Directorate's shops on post.

  • Firefighters Inspect Detroit Arsenal

    Jul 18, 2012

    Firefighters at the Detroit Arsenal finished another round of safety inspections last week. In an effort to protect employees and property, the crews walked through various buildings in search of safety code violations.

  • Wastewater treatment no bed of roses: Contractors ensure Fort Leonard Wood's wastewater is cleaned,

    Jul 18, 2012

    Most people don't give human waste a second thought, except to flush it down the toilet. But for the people who work at Fort Leonard Wood's Wastewater Treatment Plant, they live -- yes, and breathe it -- day and night, separating water from waste.

  • 'I will find a way to teach'

    Jul 18, 2012

    General's wife follows path to the classroom

  • Odierno meets with, addresses Pacific-region army leaders at 36th Pacific Armies Management Seminar

    Jul 19, 2012

    Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Raymond T. Odierno and senior Army personnel from 27 Pacific nations attended the 36th Pacific Armies Management Seminar, July 18, 2012, in Canberra, Australia.

  • Fort Leonard Wood Marines consider muddy course an honor

    Jul 18, 2012

    Imagine being stuck in mud waist deep with swampy water up to your neck. Now, you have to hold your breath, dive under the muck, find the tow point on a huge truck and hook a cable to it. It may sound like a dirty job, but believe it or not, the Marines that are handpicked for the Vehicle Recovery Course actually consider this training to be an honor.

  • Keller NCO rescues motorcyclist from terrible accident

    Jul 18, 2012

    WEST POINT, N.Y. (July 18, 2012) -- Staff Sgt. Matthew Pinkston was taking a leisurely morning drive with his wife Alexandra on Interstate 87 and noticed a passing motorcycle. Within 30 seconds, vehicles were stopping and Pinkston realized the motorcyclist had crashed and slid 300 feet into a steel guardrail.

  • Fort Leonard Wood hosts first Energy Day

    Jul 18, 2012

    Energy experts from around the country spoke at Fort Leonard Wood's first "Energy Day" July 13.

  • Rapid Intervention Training on Fort Bragg

    Jul 18, 2012

    Spc. Kristina Gray, a military firefighter with 8th Ordnance Company, 189th Combat Sustainment Battalion, 82nd Sustainment Brigade, exits a building during Rapid Intervention Training on Fort Bragg. The training simulates the rescue of a wounded or lost firefighter by locating, assessing and evacuating the individual through a variety of scenarios. (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. Katryn Tuton)

  • Spouse hits mark with career in real estate

    Jul 18, 2012

    Garrison commander's wife juggles demands of sales job

  • AMC shows colors for Independence Day

    Jul 18, 2012

    You may have noticed the larger U.S. flag flying last week in front of the Army Materiel Command headquarters building.

  • ARL scientists attend 8th annual AAGEN leadership conference

    Jul 18, 2012

    Three ARL scientists from SEDD, Dr. Richard Fu, Dr. Susan Young, and Dr. Tien Pham, attended the 8th annual Asian American Government Executive Network leadership conference recently held in Crystal City, Va. The Department of the Army sponsored this year's conference for the first time.

  • Give Blood; Give Life

    Jul 18, 2012

    The Armed Services Blood Program is the official contributor of the blood supply to the military and their Families.

  • Special day celebrates military heritage at youth enrichment camp

    Jul 18, 2012

    During the week of July 8-13, the Army Reserve Child, Youth and School Services, CYSS, held their annual Enrichment Camp in conjunction with the YMCA at Camp Hanes.

  • Warrant Officers Corps celebrate 94th birthday

    Jul 18, 2012

  • 4-401st AFSB Changes Commanders

    Jul 18, 2012

    KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan. (July 16, 2012) --More than 200 service members and contractors attended the 4th Battalion, 401st Army Field Support Brigade change of command ceremony on July 16, 2012 here.

  • Multi Modal Yard redeploys over 17.2M lbs of cargo

    Jul 18, 2012

    KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan. (July 10, 2012) -- When the Ground Lines of Communication, or GLOC, closed, the Army was forced to use air assets in its redeployment process. This challenge was met head on with the Army and Air Force working together to move cargo as effectively as possible.

  • Lasting memorial for Matt Dahl

    Jul 18, 2012

    On a spring evening in a Madison County neighborhood where kids were ending a day of outdoor play, the lives of Mike Dahl and his family took a traumatic turn for the worst in one single heartbeat.

  • Calibration lab gets revamped building in Germany

    Jul 18, 2012

    The Test Measurement and Diagnostic Equipment Activity held a ribbon-cutting ceremony June 20 for a newly renovated building which will house its Region Europe headquarters and the Area Calibration Lab.

  • The President's 2012 Securing Americans Value and Efficiency

    Jul 18, 2012

  • Everton takes reins of aviation mission equipment

    Jul 18, 2012

    Friday the 13th turned out to be the perfect day for the Aviation Mission Equipment Product Office change of charter ceremony. The date was appropriate because, as project manager for aviation systems Col. Anthony Potts noted in his remarks at the July 13 ceremony, outgoing product manager Lt. Col. James Bamburg was the 13th product manager he had worked with. He explained that when Bamburg assumed his duties he told him that he was number 13, far away from being number 12.

  • 'What can we do to support the war fighter?'

    Jul 18, 2012

    Worldwide conference explores best defense for battlefield

  • MCoE team builds training apps to reach Soldiers at 'point of need'

    Jul 19, 2012

    Army training at Fort Benning, Ga., has never been just in the classroom -- now it's virtually everywhere -- available in virtual form on Soldiers' smartphones, tablets and other devices.

  • Joint attack munition systems under new leadership

    Jul 18, 2012

    Through his own example, Col. Michael Cavalier has instilled the Army values in a future generation of Soldier and civilian leaders, and after 28 years in uniform, is ready to pass the torch on to those who will follow in his footsteps. Col. James Romero assumed responsibility of the Joint Attack Munition Systems Project Office in a change of charter and retirement ceremony for Cavalier, outgoing project manager, Thursday at Bob Jones Auditorium.

  • Apache helicopter pilot follows dad's footsteps

    Jul 18, 2012

    One's a colonel and the other's a first lieutenant. Both are proud of their Louisiana roots and service to the nation. Col. Michael Cavalier retired Thursday following 28 years of service and his last assignment as Joint Attack Munition Systems project manager. His son, 1st Lt. Michael Jr., graduated from Flight School at Fort Rucker in June and is headed to Fort Bliss, Texas.

  • 233rd Transportation Company returns home

    Jul 18, 2012

    More than 50 Soldiers from the 233rd Transportation Company are back at Fort Benning after a yearlong deployment to Southwest Asia. The Soldiers spent last year in Kuwait, conducting convoys into and out of Iraq for Operation New Dawn and the exodus of U.S. forces and equipment. Then, the unit was dispatched to Afghanistan in the past six months.

  • ARNEWS senior correspondent no longer walks beat

    Sep 26, 2012

    The Army lost one of its best advocates Tuesday when William "Rob" McIlvaine died at Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia.

  • July 18, 2012 -- CSA Remarks Pacific Armies Management Seminar (PAMS) (As Delivered)

    Jul 18, 2012

  • Dempsey: Forming partnerships vital for future force

    Jul 18, 2012

    In an increasingly competitive fiscal and security environment, major powers need to develop partnerships, and partnerships take work, Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said today at the National Guard Symposium on Mutual Security Cooperation.

  • Civilian Spotlight: Getting to know Avis D. Charley

    Jul 18, 2012

    Civilian Spotlight: Getting to know Avis D. Charley

  • Attendees urged to 'tell your story' during Retiree Appreciation Day

    Jul 18, 2012

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. -- The Ord Military Community's General Stilwell Community Center was filled with retired military members and their families for the annual Retiree Appreciation Day June 9.

  • Ironhorse Brigade welcomes new leadership

    Jul 27, 2012

    FORT HOOD, Texas - In the time honored 1st Cavalry Division tradition, Col. Scott Efflandt relinquished command of the 1st Brigade Combat Team to Col. Steve Gilland in a Change of Command Ceremony July 12, here at Cooper Field.

  • Army Deputy Chief Management Officer Speaks to Army Senior Leaders

    Jul 19, 2012

    Mr. Mark Lewis, Deputy Chief Management Officer for the Army, shared his thoughts with 30 Senior Army Executives at the Army Senior Executive Education Program.

  • Pennsylvania's own promoted to brigadier general

    Jul 24, 2012

    Mr. Doug Johnson presents flower bouquets to Brig. Gen. Lewis G. Irwin's family, wife Marcia (right), and daughters Eva and 2nd Lt. Mary Irwin, during the 926th Engineer Brigade commander's promotion ceremony on July 14, 2012 at the USARC headquarters, Ft Bragg, N.C. (Photo: Capt. Maryjane Falefa Porter, 412th TEC Public Affairs)

  • I Corps Soldier named FORSCOM 2012 Non-commissioned Officer of the Year

    Jul 17, 2012

    At the end of a four-day competition during which nine non-commissioned officers battled for the title of U.S. Army Forces Command Non-commissioned Officer of the Year, a Joint Base Lewis-McChord field artillery non-commissioned officer emerged as the face of FORSCOM's finest.

  • Afghan Border Police station open for 24-hour operations in Spin Boldak

    Jul 18, 2012

    There are hundreds of Afghan Border Police checkpoints throughout southern Afghanistan. They all look relatively the same. With sand-filled barriers, green metal guard shacks, stacks of sandbags and at least one Afghan flag flying high. Checkpoint 9 along Highway 4 here, looks just like the rest, but there is something unique about this location.

  • 9-year-old cancer patient takes flight

    Jul 19, 2012

    As he perched eagerly in a chair at the Fort Campbell flight simulator July 17, it would be easy to mistake 9-year-old Adam Crider for any other boy his age. His slightly shaggy blond hair and baby-blue eyes that light up as quickly as his infectious smile spreads across his face belie the 18-month battle Adam and his family have endured.

  • Army provost marshal urges vigilance, speaking up to thwart terrorism

    Jul 18, 2012

    Speaking up about suspicious activity is always the first-line defense against terrorism, said a top Army antiterrorism official.

  • SMDC hosts prayer luncheon

    Jul 19, 2012

    SMDC hosts prayer luncheon

  • Texas Rangers treat wounded warriors to 'home plate' dream come true

    Jul 18, 2012

    Texas Ranger pitcher Scott Feldman and his wife, Kelli, recently hosted Fort Hood wounded warriors for a softball game between the Warrior Transition Brigade Soldiers and the Texas Rangers Legacy Alumni. The event was held July 1 during pre-game activities between the Texas Rangers and the Oakland A's at The Texas Rangers ballpark in Arlington.

  • Electric-powered vehicles hit the streets of Fort Carson

    Jul 17, 2012

    The Recycle Program EV, one of world's largest plug-in battery-electric powered trucks, arrived here in late 2011 for a performance demonstration period courtesy of the Army's Tank Automotive and Development Command. Three other EVs are now in use by the Directorate of Logistics and the DOL Transportation Motor Pool.

  • Division West aviation brigade prepares Missouri Guard unit for deployment

    Jul 17, 2012

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Before the Missouri Army National Guard's 35th Combat Aviation Brigade deploys to Kuwait this month, they will complete a 10-day final training program coordinated by Division West's 166th Aviation Brigade at the aviation simulation center here.

  • Occupational Therapy helps Soldiers with TBI

    Jul 27, 2012

    Sgt. 1st Class Lemoore Rangel's brain injury and invisible war wounds left her a mess. There was no normal in her 24-hour day, and it frustrated the heck out of her. Thanks to Fort Hood Warrior Transition Brigade's occupational therapists, "normal" is back in Rangel's life.

  • AMC Best Warrior Competition continues with STX lane events

    Oct 9, 2012

    Sgt. 1st Class Jay Denton, Army Sustainment Command, engages an obstacle during day two of the STX (Situated Training Exercise) lane events in the Army Materiel Command's Best Warrior Competition July 17 at Rock Island Arsenal, Ill. The top noncommissioned officers and Soldiers from AMC are gathered here for the three-day event to select the command's top NCO and Soldier of the Year.

  • NETCOM schedules change of command

    Jul 23, 2012

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. (NETCOM) -- The U.S. Army Network Enterprise Technology Command will hold a change of command ceremony at 8 a.m., Aug. 9, at Brown Parade Field. Maj. Gen. Jennifer L. Napper will relinquish command to Maj. Gen. Alan R. Lynn.

  • U.S. Olympic Basketball Team practices for military fans

    Jul 17, 2012

    The U.S. Olympic Basketball Team gears up for the London Olympics with one last practice in front of military fans.

  • Fast thrills in cheap cars

    Jul 17, 2012

    After an impromptu discussion in college, 2nd Lts. Michael Thompson and Justin Dermond were able to realize their dreams of becoming Motorsport race car drivers, with the help of a $300 car.

  • Back in fight: Contracting officer returns to help Soldiers

    Jul 17, 2012

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- A trip to today's military hospitals reveals American warriors afflicted with many different ailments, including battle injuries, missing limbs and severe scars. Time and medical care eventually heals all physical wounds, but some wounds leave no physical scars.

  • Camp Mackall dedicates facility to long-time range official, Vietnam veteran

    Jul 17, 2012

    The Master Sgt. Lowell Stevens Cadre Professional Development Center was formally named and dedicated during a ceremony May 10 on Camp Mackall's Rowe Training Facility in Hoffman, N.C.

  • 42nd Infantry Division reunion brings together Soldiers from World War II, Iraq, today

    Jul 19, 2012

    Members of the 42nd Infantry "Rainbow" Division from World War II, the Cold War, Iraq and today, gathered in Albany, N.Y., July 11-14, 2012, to share stories and military experiences with one another at the 93rd Annual Reunion of the division.

  • FORSCOM bids farewell to deputy commander

    Jul 17, 2012

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. (July 17, 2012) U.S. Army Forces Command's second in command was honored Monday for his distinguished service in leading FORSCOM headquarters through a transition to Fort Bragg and his commitment to the welfare of Soldiers. Lt. Gen. Howard B. Bromberg, FORSCOM deputy commanding general, leaves his post to become the Army's deputy chief of staff for personnel (G1) at the Pentagon, where one of his challenges will be to oversee the streamlining of troop strength as the Army faces force reductions.

  • Special Forces Students and Families Share Qualification Course Survival Skills

    Jul 17, 2012

    To clarify Family members' understanding and expectations for the course, women with husbands attending the SFQC held their first "SFQC Survival Skills" orientation meeting May 15 on Fort Bragg, N.C.

  • Corps achieves major construction milestone at Tamiami Trail

    Jul 17, 2012

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- A major milestone for the Tamiami Trail Modifications project was reached shortly after midnight July 13 as the first concrete pour on the bridge deck was completed. "This is a major milestone for the team as it signifies the start toward the end of the project's bridge construction," said U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District project manager Tim Brown.

  • U.S. Army Special Forces and Botswana Defense Force Commandos train together

    Jul 17, 2012

    Special Forces Soldiers from the United States and Botswana trained together during the month of June. This exercise is part of a military exchange program through United States Africa Command. Soundbites from U.S. Secretary of the Army John McHugh.

  • Robotics Rodeo highlights advances in life-saving technologies

    Jul 18, 2012

    The 2012 Robotics Rodeo held at Fort Benning, Ga., June 20-29, 2012, allowed manufacturers to showcase the latest robotics technology designed to defeat battlefield threats, especially improvised explosive devices.

  • Summertime Bash

    Jul 17, 2012

    FORT HUACHCUA, Ariz. - When one thinks of 'summertime' images of picnics, food, fun, visiting with neighbors, block parties and county fairs come to mind. However, an ideal summer activity would be a combination of all activities one associates with summer.

  • AMC warriors test urban orienteering skills

    Jul 17, 2012

  • Rapid Trident 2012 begins in Ukraine, showcases multinational partnership, interoperability

    Jul 19, 2012

    An opening ceremony was held at the International Peacekeeping and Security Center, July 16, 2012, officially marking the beginning of Exercise Rapid Trident 2012.

  • 92nd Infantry Division officer revisits Fort Huachuca

    Jul 17, 2012

    FORT HUACHCUA, Ariz. - Retired Army Capt. Joseph Hairston, one of the first black officers commissioned to serve with the 92nd Infantry Division after its reactivation in 1942, made a surprise visit to the Fort Huachuca Museum on July 11. He was accompanied by his daughter. Hairston was en route to a Buffalo Soldier event in Las Vegas when he decided he wanted to revisit his old stomping grounds in southeast Arizona. "I just wanted to come back and see the old fort," he said.

  • Industrious dialogue in Romania

    Jul 19, 2012

    Representatives from the U.S. European Command, Missile Defense Agency, the U.S. Navy and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Europe District came together to host two industry days in Bucharest and Caracal, Romania, to discuss information supporting contracts for the Aegis Ashore program.

  • Trio looks back on 64 years of military service

    Jul 19, 2012

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Three NCOs with 64-years of combined service formally said goodbye to the Army during a retirement ceremony June 29. "It was a wonderful 24 years," said Master Sgt. Mark Owens of his time in the Army. "It's just amazing how the time flies. It truly goes fast."

  • Wiesbaden community members join host nation neighbors in dragon boat races

    Jul 18, 2012

    This year marked the fourth time a team of Soldiers, civilians and family members from the 66th Military Intelligence Brigade competed in Wiesbaden's dragon boat races at the Schiersteiner Hafen Fest, and the fifth time a U.S. military community team joined the dragon boat competition.

  • Federal agencies meet to discuss Operation Warfighter

    Jul 18, 2012

    Several federal agencies met at Keystone State Park in Mannford, Okla., to discuss Operation Warfighter, a Department of Defense federal internship program that places wounded warriors in positions at federal agencies while they are completing their medical board process.

  • Soldiers share football skills with German semi-pro team

    Jul 18, 2012

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Anyone who misses watching live American-style football needs to be aware of the Wiesbaden Phantoms, a local German Football League team that includes two U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden Soldiers. "We would really love to have more people come out and support our team," said Sgt. Kenneth Sharp, a Phantoms running back and tight end who works as the U.S. Army Europe Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion building coordinator.

  • Best Soldiers for the worst days: Medevac crews in Afghanistan save lives day, night

    Jul 18, 2012

    Nearly every time a medevac crew serving on Forward Operating Base Shank in Afghanistan climbs into a Black Hawk and fasten their seat belts, they launch knowing someone is in pain, and may be dying.

  • Military Intelligence - this week in History

    Jul 17, 2012

    FORT HUACHCUA, Ariz. - Corps of Interpreters created July 14, 1917

  • TRADOC leaders discuss future fight, way ahead with 21sth cesntury training.

    Jul 17, 2012

    WILLIAMSBURG, Va. -- A focus on revitalizing home station training and incorporating more challenging leader development are two components set to earmark the Army's way ahead for the fighting force and 21st century training.

  • ACAP helps service members transition from the military to civilian life

    Jul 17, 2012

    WIESBADEN, Germany - The military offers service members various benefits while serving. One of those is helping them transition to civilian life when their time in uniform nears an end. "Service members should take a pre-separation briefing within a year before ETSing and two years before retiring," said Maricel Stephens, a counselor with the Wiesbaden Army Career and Alumni Program.

  • Stewart soldiers support Riceboro, Ga. students during back to school rally

    Nov 30, -0001

    The new school year is just a few weeks away for the Riceboro, Ga., community and Fort Stewart service members are helping local students get ready. Soldiers with the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, and the 385th Military Police Company joined local businesses and youth organization Project Reach `God

  • JBM-HH Organization Chart

    Jul 17, 2012

  • Army engineers train Soldiers on renewable power systems

    Jul 17, 2012

    Army engineers spent four days in Anchorage, Alaska June 4-7, training Soldiers on portable, renewable power systems that enable extended missions in remote locations.

  • Colonel Fern O. Sumpter Biography

    Jul 17, 2012

    Colonel Fern O. Sumpter Biography

  • Martin becomes NDU's President

    Jul 17, 2012

    The new president of the National Defense University, Maj. Gen. Gregg F. Martin, promised a university-wide "breakout" in higher learning and leadership into the next decade. While the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin E. Dempsey presided, the NDU presidency was officially shifted from interim president Ambassador Nancy McEldowney to Martin in a Lincoln Hall ceremony at the university July 11.

  • Coffman reflects on tenure as base commander

    Jul 17, 2012

    Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall was an hour old in October 2009 when Col. Carl R. Coffman officially became the 101st Joint Base commander. With the drawdown in Army personnel, budget cuts and a variety of economic challenges, Coffman has spent the past two years and nine months commanding a joint base, overseeing a spectrum of projects developed through the directorates and command leadership on JBM-HH.

  • Land, water challenge drives service members to their limits

    Jul 18, 2012

    The Soldiers of the 569th Engineer Detachment (Dive) organized the Diver 250 Challenge at Kuwait Naval Base, July 14, 2012.

  • Camp Zama kicks off first full-scale exercise with downed aircraft scenario

    Jul 17, 2012

    Rescue workers responded to a mock scenario at Camp Zama, Japan, July 16, 2012, involving a downed aircraft and several injured personnel on the first day of a full-scale exercise, the first of its kind to be held on the installation.

  • 'Diligent' Battalion redistributes nearly $1 million of equipment

    Jul 17, 2012

    The end of combat in Afghanistan is in sight for many Soldiers in Paktika Province. They will return home with stories and memories of time spent with comrades in a deployed environment. After nearly 12 years of conflict in Afghanistan, the supplies and materials that remain in theater have their own story to tell.

  • OPS/Intel convergence produces full-spectrum situational awareness for commanders

    Jul 17, 2012

    PM Mission Command has partnered with PdM Distributed Common Ground System-Army to converge the operational data from Command Web with the intelligence data from DCGS-A.

  • Yongsan Commissary gave back to the Community

    Jul 17, 2012

    The Yongsan Commissary offered great savings on fresh fruits and vegetables to the Area II Community during the second annual Farmer's Market here, July 14-15. The Commissary featured local Korean and U.S. products such as watermelons, strawberries, corn on the cob, peaches, summer squash and tomatoes. They not only provided vitamins with fresh fruits and vegetables, but also provided fun to show their appreciation towards customers.

  • New all-in-one community center opens on Sagamihara Housing Area

    Jul 16, 2012

    SAGAMIHARA FAMILY HOUSING AREA, Japan (July 17, 2012) -- A new complex featuring a restaurant, bar, digital-projection 3D movie theater and library opened for business July 13 following a ribbon-cutting ceremony here.

  • Maintenance keeps Golden Cargo moving

    Jul 17, 2012

    For military troops participating in Operation Golden Cargo, a two-week nationwide logistics mission, finding and fixing maintenance problems is a constant task.

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