Archive: Aug 2012

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  • Fort Drum teen attends elite basketball camp, plays tournament in Bahamas

    Aug 31, 2012

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Fantasy basketball means drafts, league settings and countless hours of evaluating statistics. But for one Fort Drum teen, it means playing hoops in a tropical paradise surrounded by palm trees, exotic foods and panoramic vistas painted peach, aquamarine and flamingo pink.

  • U.S. Army Chief of Engineers is taken on a whirlwind tour of major Chicago District projects

    Aug 31, 2012

    Newly appointed 53rd U.S. Army Chief of Engineers and Commanding General of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Lt. Gen. Thomas P. Bostick, was taken on a whirlwind tour of major projects happening in the Chicago District during his Aug. 27-29 visit. Chicago District staff were honored to show off the significant strides they are making on a variety of projects to the senior military officer overseeing most of the Nation's civil works infrastructure and military construction. Projects visited covered a diversity of mission areas, including flood-risk management, navigation, ecosystem restoration and invasive species efforts.

  • Watertown exhibit honors hometown heroes

    Aug 31, 2012

    WATERTOWN, N.Y. -- Community members gathered with a New York state leader Thursday at the Jefferson County Historical Society to honor 15 Medal of Honor recipients from the North Country.

  • Fort Drum celebrates Women's Equality Day

    Aug 31, 2012

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Soldiers, civilians and Family Members celebrated the achievements and service of women during the Women's Equality Day luncheon Friday at Fort Drum.

  • 10th Combat Aviation Brigade welcomes new senior enlisted adviser

    Aug 31, 2012

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- A New York state native assumed responsibility as the senior enlisted adviser for 10th Combat Aviation Brigade during a ceremony Friday at Wheeler-Sack Army Airfield.

  • ECC CSM kicks off veteran hiring event in Huntsville

    Aug 31, 2012

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala.- Command Sgt. Maj. Angel Clark-Davis, command sergeant major, Expeditionary Contracting Command, joins (left to right) Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle and Ernie Lombardi, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, in welcoming veterans to the 2012 Hiring our Heroes Job Fair held at the Marriott here Aug. 23.

  • Non-standard rotary wing office supports security assistance, responsible for almost $1B in Foreign

    Aug 31, 2012

    Product office ensures Soldier safety and maintains positive relationships with allies.

  • Acquisition Corps intensifies search for motivated Soldiers, officers

    Aug 31, 2012

    FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. -- As the Army reduces in size, the Army Acquisition Corps is growing.

  • Spotlight on...Staff Sgt. Joe Kibe

    Aug 31, 2012

    Staff Sgt. Joe Kibe is a contracting specialist assigned to the 649th Contingency Contracting Team, 903rd Contingency Contracting Battalion, 409th Contracting Support Brigade, in Kaisersalutern, Germany.

  • Fort Drum BOSS hosts annual postwide conference

    Aug 31, 2012

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Post officials held the annual Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers conference last week at the Fort Drum BOSS center to inform unit representatives of the 10th Mountain Division (LI) of the programs offered to single Soldiers living in the barracks.

  • Contracting officer set to work with Google, Inc.

    Sep 10, 2012

    KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany -- Accustomed to working within the structure and discipline of a military environment, Maj. Matthew Bisswurm is stepping into new territory after his selection for a position at Google, Inc., as part of the Army's Training with Industry Program.

  • Soldiers continue support to hurricane damaged Southern U.S.

    Aug 31, 2012

    Service members with National Guard units in both Louisiana and Mississippi continue to provide aid to civilians and communities that suffered from the effects of Hurricane Isaac, which first hit land earlier this week, Aug. 28.

  • Army, NFL work together to combat TBI

    Aug 31, 2012

    The Army and the National Football League are working together to raise awareness of traumatic brain injury.

  • Army Now - The aftermath of Hurrican Isaac

    Aug 31, 2012

    The U.S. Army continues to help civilians and local agencies deal with the aftermath of Hurrican Isaac.

  • Army Soldiers complete strenuous transportation training

    Aug 31, 2012

    Soldiers from the 1394th Transportation Brigade (TB) participated in TRANSWARRIOR 2012, a 14-day exercise to enhance technical and tactical skills on Fort Hunter Liggett, August 17-31, 2012.

  • Insider attack kills three Australian Soldiers in Afghanistan

    Aug 31, 2012

    Two other NATO servicemembers were wounded in the shooting. Plus two NATO servicemembers were killed when their helicopter crashed in southern Afghanistan.

  • Military first responders rescue hundreds in the wake of Isaac

    Aug 31, 2012

    The Coast Guard and the National Guard rescued more than 350 people in flooded areas of Louisiana and Mississippi.

  • SMA Chandler: Army must do better at keeping hazing in check

    Sep 4, 2012

    While hazing can be confused with a rite of passage into an organization, especially one as large as and with as much history as the military, it is something the Army does not tolerate, said Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III, during a visit to Fort Rucker, Ala.

  • Army Now -

    Aug 31, 2012

    For AFRICOM, Exercise Southern Accord, a comprehensive training exercise in Botswana, is a strategic opportunity.

  • Military experts focus on environment, warfighter

    Aug 31, 2012

  • Gen. Raymond T. Odierno and Commissioner Roger Goodell's message to Soldiers and players

    Aug 31, 2012

  • JBM-HH welcomes kids back to school

    Aug 31, 2012

  • Old Guard, U.S. Army Band Soldiers perform at final 2012 Twilight Tattoo

    Sep 4, 2012

    Audience members rumbled with excitement as Soldiers of the 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard), and The U.S. Army Band "Pershing's Own" performed the last U.S. Army Military District of Washington's "Twilight Tattoo" of the season, on Whipple Field, Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall.

  • The Concerns of Women Currently Serving in the Afghanistan Theater of Operations White Paper

    Aug 31, 2012

  • USAMITC Hosts the First Step for 70 Deltas

    Aug 31, 2012

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, TEXAS -- The U.S. Army Medical Information Technology Center (USAMITC) hosted a group of Medical Service Corps Officers striving to become Healthcare Management Information Officers, or 70 Deltas (70Ds). The Soldiers, working to become "Deltas," attended an in-brief at USAMITC recently as part of the Medical Information Management Course (MIMC) conducted at the U.S. Army Medical Department Center and School (AMEDDCS).

  • Labor Day 2012 Holiday Safety Message

    Aug 31, 2012

    On September 3, our Nation celebrates Labor Day, honoring America's work force and their contributions to building this great country. With summer coming to an end, and school starting up, many of our Soldiers, Civilians, and their Families will get together for one last weekend of summer fun.

  • U.S. forces perform mass casualty evacuation training with Botswana Defence Force

    Sep 4, 2012

    Army and Air National Guard Soldiers, Marine Reservists, and soldiers from the Botswana Defence Force trained together to save lives, Aug. 14, 2012, during a mass casualty evacuation exercise at Southern Accord 2012.

  • 501st STB conducts night training during Ulchi Freedom Guardian

    Sep 4, 2012

    Camp Carroll Soldiers assigned to the 501st Special Troops Battalion, 501st Sustainment Brigade, conducted night-oriented Soldier-focused missions during the peninsula-wide exercise Ulchi Freedom Guardian while on Camp Casey, Aug. 16-30, 2012.

  • NFL, Army both work to combat traumatic brain injury

    Aug 31, 2012

    The Army and National Football League are both working to improve awareness of traumatic brain injury and further research into its causes, prevention and treatment.

  • 18th MP Brigade Soldiers increase professional law enforcement capabilities

    Sep 5, 2012

    The Columbine High School massacre occurred; April 16, 2007, the Virginia Tech massacre took place; Nov. 5, 2009, Nidal Malik Hasan allegedly killed 13 people in the worst shooting to ever take place on an American Military Base; and July 20, 2012, James Holmes allegedly opened fire on a sold- out screening of a Batman movie.

  • Bavaria beckons: Don't wait for the Oktoberfest to enjoy the charms of Munich and nearby sights

    Sep 4, 2012

    WIESBADEN, Germany - For those of us fortunate enough to have attended the University of Maryland when it still had a campus in Munich, the experience left a lifelong impression. Besides the matchless educational opportunity -- a small school where students quickly got to know one another as well as the professors -- the setting was truly unique. Situated in the Bavarian capital, the campus and academic curriculum offered easy access to a wealth of culture (with numerous field study classes to the opera, museums and historical landmarks) and some of Europe's most famous tourist and recreation areas.

  • Registration begins as Patriots Swim Club prepares for 2012 season

    Aug 31, 2012

    Registration for the Meade Patriots Swim Club is under way as the team prepares to compete in the Maryland Swimming Organization.

  • Knowing operations security protects critical information

    Aug 31, 2012

    Operations security is a key component of antiterrorism and force protection, helping protect service members, civilian employees, families, facilities and equipment everywhere by denying information.

  • Fort Meade observes Women's Equality Day

    Jan 24, 2013

    Fort Meade Dental Activity hosted the installation's annual Women's Equality Day observance Aug. 23 at McGill Training Center here.

  • Environmental Assessment for new BGE substation

    Aug 31, 2012

    The Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. has prepared a draft Environmental Assessment in cooperation with Fort Meade for an easement for the construction of a new electrical substation, overhead to underground transition station and associated transmission line duct-bank connections.

  • HHC, Army Cyber Command welcomes new commander

    Aug 31, 2012

    Headquarters and Headquarters Company, Army Cyber Command notched another first when it heralded its first change of command in a ceremony held Aug. 21 at the Fort Meade Museum.

  • Solar projects save money, conserve energy

    Aug 31, 2012

    The Fort Meade Directorate of Public Works' energy group has applied for funding to install high-efficiency, solid-state lighting on the outside walls of garrison buildings.

  • Army Field Band Summer Concert Series ends on a high note

    Aug 31, 2012

    The sound of rock, pop and country music filled the ballroom at McGill Training Center on Saturday evening as an audience of 700 people enjoyed a performance of The Volunteers, an ensemble of the U.S. Army Field Band.

  • PTP welcomes Yongsan garrison commander

    Aug 30, 2012

    People to People New Seoul Chapter (PTP) hosted a welcome banquet in honor of Col. Michael E. Masley, garrison commander for U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan, here, Aug. 30.

  • JBLM welcomes 7th INF DIV Commander

    Aug 30, 2012

    Flags waved, cannons roared and the 56th Army Band played as Soldiers, friends and Family in the Joint Base Lewis-McChord community came together to welcome a brand new leader to the Pacific Northwest.

  • Army Chief of Staff, NFL commissioner sign joint TBI initiative

    Aug 31, 2012

    WEST POINT, N.Y. (Aug. 30, 2012) -- The U.S. Military Academy hosted a joint panel discussion with the Army and the NFL Aug. 30 to promote cultural change on traumatic brain injury, Soldier-athlete awareness and reducing the stigma caused by seeking treatment for concussions and other brain-related injuries.

  • Springsteen rocks, Veterans benefit

    Aug 30, 2012

    The rising moon was met with a rising symphony of rock and roll Wednesday night as Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band took the stage at Vernon Downs Hotel and Casino during their 2012 Wrecking Ball tour.

  • New equipment helps wounded warriors hunt

    Aug 30, 2012

    With deer hunting season around the corner, Fort Rucker Outdoor Recreation is making sure that everyone, including wounded warriors, has the opportunity to enjoy its almost 50,000 acres of hunting grounds.

  • Fort Rucker celebrates Women's Equality

    Aug 30, 2012

    The Fort Rucker community gathered to recognize the struggles of suffrage and to educate themselves on women's issues as Women's Equality Day was celebrated Aug. 23 with a small booth fair in Bldg. 5700.

  • Golden Knights Female 4-Way Team beats France by two in Czech Republic competition

    Aug 31, 2012

    The Golden Knights Female 4-Way Team, part of the U.S. Army Parachute Team, will bring home a gold medal for their performance in the Czech Republic.

  • BOSS program offers recreation, volunteer opportunities

    Aug 30, 2012

    Being a single Soldier at a new duty station in an unfamiliar region can be intimidating, but the Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers program on Fort Rucker provides events and trips for Soldiers to get involved.

  • Lyster Health Clinic prepares for construction

    Aug 30, 2012

    The main entrance to Lyster Army Health Clinic will not be accessible after September 1 as a result of construction to install a revolving door, but several alternate entrances to the building will open for staff and patients.

  • Child find campaign helps military Families

    Aug 30, 2012

    Military Families come from all walks of life, and the Exceptional Family Member Program is reaching out into the community with a campaign to find and help Families with special needs.

  • Job Fair attracts skill-set seekers, job hopefuls

    Aug 30, 2012

    Fort Rucker's ninth annual Area Job Fair Aug. 22 drew nearly 2,000 job-seekers, a total of 40 employers, and resulted in one on-the-spot hire, 1,582 interviews and more than 350 potential hires.

  • USAACE welcomes new deputy

    Aug 30, 2012

    The U.S. Army Aviation Center of Excellence welcomed a new deputy commander to the installation and said farewell to a familiar face during a ceremony Aug. 24.

  • Downgraded hurricane still poses threat

    Aug 30, 2012

    Hurricane Isaac has been downgraded to a tropical storm, but according to a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers release, it continues to pose a significant storm surge and inland flood threat across the northern Gulf Coast.

  • SMDC employee earns 'BIG' recognition

    Aug 30, 2012

    Mary Peoples honored for service

  • Army Today - U.S. Army North simulating a response to a terrorist attack

    Aug 30, 2012

    U.S. Army North simulating a response to a terrorist attack in the U.S.

  • SMA Chandler visits Fort Rucker

    Sep 4, 2012

    Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III visited Fort Rucker Aug. 22-23 to see the different training that goes on at the installation, as well as speak with Soldiers and Families about bringing professionalism back to the Army.

  • Soldier gets national award for giving back to community

    Aug 30, 2012

    Sgt. Joshua Boudreaux has been assigned to the U.S. Army Public Health Command for the last three years, and he has already made a lasting impact on his unit and the Army. He was recently chosen to be the USAPHC NCO of the 4th quarter, and in 2010, Boudreaux was selected as the command's Non-Commissioned Officer of the Year for superior performance in Army field tests and tactics, written exams, board interviews and physical fitness tests.

  • Army Now - AFRICOM strives to build better relationships

    Aug 30, 2012

    AFRICOM strives to build better relationships with African countries by earning their trust.

  • Army-NFL Traumatic Brain Injury Initiative

    Aug 30, 2012

  • Corps of Engineers St. Paul District uses technology to learn about

    Aug 30, 2012

    As Asian carp continue to dominate news headlines across the Upper Mississippi River, St. Paul District scientists recently received some new technology to assist them in researching fish on the river.

  • Mississippi National Guard provides post-Hurricane Isaac Relief

    Aug 30, 2012

    The storm surge and rising flood waters of a lingering Hurricane Isaac are having a telling effect on Mississippians affected by Hurricane Isaac along the Gulf Coast.

  • RIA observes Women's Equality Day with satirical performance

    Aug 30, 2012

    A member of The East Lynne Theatre Company of Cape May, N.J., performed "Someone Must Wash the Dishes: An Anti-Suffrage Satire" as part of the Women's Equality Day Observance at the Arsenal Island Clubhouse Aug. 24.

  • McDonald introduces new model of patient-centered healthcare

    Aug 30, 2012

    MCDONALD ARMY HEALTH CENTER, FORT EUSTIS, VA (Aug. 29, 2012) -- By 2014, McDonald Army Health Center (MCAHC) will establish six patient centered medical homes, a new model of healthcare delivery the U.S. Army Medical Command is implementing throughout its military treatment facilities.

  • Army Chief of Staff, NFL commissioner sign letter formalizing TBI initiative

    Aug 31, 2012

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno and NFL commissioner Roger Goodell sign a letter Aug. 30 formalizing the initiative between the Army and the NFL to help raise awareness about traumatic brain injury, or TBI. The meeting took place at the United States Military Academy at West Point. The Army and the NFL both launched websites in support of this initiative.

  • Army Now - Maj. Gen. Quantock describes Antiterrorism Awareness month

    Aug 30, 2012

    Maj. Gen. Quantock describes Antiterrorism Awareness month.

  • LEMC, CAAA Receive Excellence in Explosives Safety Awards

    Aug 30, 2012

    Letterkenny Munitions Center received Secretary of the Army and Chief of Staff, Army, Excellence in Explosives Safety Award for the fiscal year of 2011 during its annual Safety Stand Down Aug. 2.

  • Gen. Dennis L. Via receives proclamation, connects with Virginia Veterans

    Aug 31, 2012

    MARTINSVILLE, Va. -- Surrounded by community leaders, mentors, family and friends Gen. Dennis L. Via, Commander, U.S. Army Materiel Command accepted the proclamations in his honor from the City of Martinsville and Henry County, Va., on Aug. 28.

  • Internationally renowned, award winning artist offers 'Afternoon of Praise'

    Aug 30, 2012

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Grammy and Dove Award winning gospel singer Yolanda Adams sang to a sold out audience during "An Afternoon of Musical Praise," a gospel concert at the post theater Aug. 18.

  • Recreation night and special trips just for teens

    Aug 30, 2012

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - APG teens now have a place to dance, play ping pong, video games, pool or foosball, watch movies, shoot hoops and meet new friends.

  • APG celebrates UFood Grill grand opening

    Aug 30, 2012

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - The Aberdeen Proving Ground community celebrated the grand opening of UFood Grill Aug. 16. UFood Grill, located in the APG North (Aberdeen) Main Exchange, provides nutritious on-the-go favorites like salads, paninis, wraps, soups, lean burgers, breakfast sandwiches, smoothies, and more. UFood Grill offers vegetarian, reduced sodium and fat, gluten free, low calorie and low carbohydrate options to health conscious customers.

  • BOSS talent on display

    Aug 30, 2012

    Eleven acts showcased their talents during the Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers talent show Friday at the Solomon Center.

  • Army dietitian gives tips on healthy eating

    Aug 30, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla. (30 Aug. 2012) -- A Reynolds Army Community Hospital dietitian gives tips on eating to reduce calories.

  • Fort Sill museums seek volunteers

    Aug 30, 2012

    The three Fort Sill museums are looking for volunteers to serve in roles ranging from living history interpreters to tour guides to exhibit specialists to archivists.

  • State-of-the art automated range opens at Fort Devens

    Aug 31, 2012

    What has been called the newest and most technologically advanced rifle range in the Army opened Aug. 29 at Fort Devens, Mass.

  • September is National Preparedness Month

    Aug 30, 2012

  • Sill families raise awareness about cleft palates

    Aug 30, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- Having a child was part of a plan. Having a child with a cleft palate wasn't. Two Fort Sill families discovered how quickly the unexpected turned into the overwhelming.

  • Point Defender 2012 puts Army ammo port to the test

    Aug 30, 2012

    According to the U.S. Army antiterrorism regulation, AR 525-13, [Antiterrorism] training will be afforded the same emphasis as combat task training and executed with the intent to identify shortfalls affecting the protection of personnel and assets against terrorist attack. In other words, "Point Defender."

  • Fort Sill commanders out slug CSMs 34-9

    Aug 30, 2012

  • Destination Fort Carson: Event welcomes Soldiers, Families

    Aug 30, 2012

    As Spc. Miguel Vazquez and his wife, Stacey Vazquez, navigated the lines circling dozens of displays set up in the Special Events Center Aug. 22, the young couple collected fliers, brochures and copious amounts of information.

  • All Army softball try outs under way

    Aug 30, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- With 10 years under his belt as a coach of the All Army softball team, Victor Rivera sat in the stands behind home plate Aug. 25 watching half his squad play the Lawton Ice Company, a team of local talent, in the Co-Op tournament at Cannoneer Complex.

  • Military Intelligence --this week in history 6 September, 2012

    Aug 30, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Several events, peaking with the abuse of detainees at Abu Ghraib and Guantanamo Bay, underscored the need for changes to Human Intelligence (HUMINT) policy.

  • Army musicians demonstrate instruments for Smith MS students

    Aug 30, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - School is in session at Colonel Smith Middle School on Fort Huachuca, and for first-year band students that means selecting what instrument they will play. On Aug. 22, the U.S. Army Military Intelligence Corps Band came to the school to help them make their decisions.

  • 2012 ARL Summer Student Symposium a huge success

    Aug 30, 2012

    The sixth annual ARL Summer Student Symposium was recently held at the Adelphi Laboratory Center. Thirteen finalists, eight undergraduate and five graduate students, presented their summer research projects to an audience that included ARL Acting Director Dr. John Pellegrino and the ARL Fellows, who also judged the competition. The top three finalists in each category, undergraduate and graduate, received gold, silver, and bronze medals as well as cash prizes.

  • Run honors fallen air warrior

    Aug 30, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- Many service members have dealt with the loss friends and comrades during the Global War on Terrorism.

  • EPG enters winner's circle

    Aug 30, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Team U.S. Army Electronic Proving Ground won the 2012 Commander's Cup as a result of the combined effort of the government and contractor workforce. This blended family competed in nine sporting events ranging from soccer to golf. Through their sacrificed personal time and sweat, they amassed four first-place wins for EPG in flag football, paintball, dodgeball and volleyball.

  • CFC kickoff

    Aug 30, 2012

    This year's Combined Federal Campaign launched Monday with a reception at the Officers' Club. Even though the country's economic recession has had a negative impact on charitable donations in recent years, this year's campaign goals remain lofty -- to raise $1.5 million for local, national and international charities between Sept. 1 and Dec. 14.

  • Command event focuses on spiritual fitness

    Aug 30, 2012

    Retired Col. Scott McChrystal speaks at annual breakfast, encouraging those in attendance to seek God's help when they need it.

  • TACOM LCMC Commanding General tours SIAD for first time

    Aug 30, 2012

    Maj. Gen. Michael J. Terry, TACOM LCMC commanding general visits Sierra Army Depot for the first time.

  • "Lucki" leads way in march to women's equality

    Aug 30, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - In the 1960s, when women in the United States sought the ever-elusive proverbial voice, there was one woman in a jungle crying out to be heard. Ironically, when the fiercely independent Doris "Lucki" Allen volunteered for service in Vietnam at the age of 40, her life and work began to personify the second wave of the feminist movement.

  • Women's equality celebrated during two FH events

    Aug 30, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Two events were held last week on Fort Huachuca in recognition of Women's Equality Day 2012 which actually falls on Aug. 26, but was celebrated here early.

  • Happy Labor Day JFHQ-NCR/MDW

    Aug 30, 2012

    Labor Day, the first Monday in September, is a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers. It constitutes a yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our country.

  • Fort Huachuca Soldier, 2011 Army Athlete of Year selected to race again

    Aug 30, 2012

    First Lt. Charles "Chad" Ware, 304th Military Intelligence Battalion, is at it again after being selected for the All-Army Team for the Army Ten-Miler and the Armed Forces Marathon Championship, which is run in conjunction with the Marine Corps Marathon.

  • Safety first, schools back in session

    Aug 30, 2012

  • Roberts assumes top NCO position at AFSBn-Kandahar

    Aug 30, 2012

    Sergeant Major Joseph Roberts assumed the responsibility as the senior non-commissioned officer for the Army Field Support Battalion Kandahar, 401st AFSB, in a change of responsibility ceremony at battalion headquarters Aug. 27.

  • CSM and SGM Nominative process as of July 2012

    Aug 30, 2012

    CSM and SGM Nominative process as of July 2012

  • CSM White awarded Bronze Star Medal

    Aug 30, 2012

    Command Sgt. Maj. Errol J. White, AFSBn-Kandahar, command sergeant major, was awarded a Bronze Star Medal by Lt. Col. Stanley J. Sliwinski, AFSBn-Kandahar, 401st Army Field Support Brigade commander, during an awards ceremony Aug. 26 at battalion headquarters.

  • ACS helps make FH Soldiers and Families more resilient

    Aug 30, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Army Community Service on Fort Huachuca is aiming to help Soldiers and their Families to become more resilient in a not-so-physical way.

  • Share and be aware: NCR Force Protection Seminar

    Aug 30, 2012

    "Partners in Preparedness" was the theme for this year's third Force Protection Seminar hosted by the Joint Force Headquarters-National Capital Region and the U.S. Army Military District Washington held at Spates Hall, Joint Base Myer- Henderson Hall, Arlington Va., Aug. 29, 2012.

  • Soldiers develop new skills, confidence in BCT

    Aug 30, 2012

    New skills and new challenges awaited Soldiers from Company C, 1st Battalion, 48th Infantry Regiment during their second week of Basic Combat Training. Chemical defense, first aid and physical fitness training were all part of the week, but it was the CS gas (tear gas) Confidence Chamber on Aug. 21 that challenged their courage.

  • IOC, from normal operations to crisis intervention

    Aug 30, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - On any ordinary day, the ringing of telephones can be heard throughout the office of the Directorate of Plans, Training, Mobilization and Security-run Installation Operation Center.

  • Educators gain enthusiasm about military life

    Aug 30, 2012

    In an effort to educate a group of teachers from the Harrisburg, Pa., area about military life, the Fort Detrick (Md.) Army Garrison hosted a two-day tour, Aug. 21-22, to highlight all facets of military life beyond deployment.

  • Paralympic basketball team ready to compete

    Aug 30, 2012

    The U.S. Paralympic basketball team had a final tune-up Wednesday, topping Great Britain's team in a scrimmage in advance of opening ceremonies for the 2012 Paralympic Games.

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