Archive: Aug 2012

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  • McHugh: Army's success depends on civilian workforce

    Aug 10, 2012

    Through opportunities for professional development and education, the Army will shape the future civilian workforce, ensuring adaptive leaders with diverse experiences, who are able to solve complex problems -- an effort comparable to the development of Soldiers throughout their careers. Retaining and managing talent is a top priority for Army leaders, particularly during downsizing.

  • Chicago Soldiers teach rapid trauma response in Botswana

    Aug 10, 2012

    Soldiers from the 909th Forward Surgical Team out of Fort Sheridan, Ill., provided medical training to soldiers of the Botswana Defense Force, Aug. 2, 2012, in The Republic of Botswana.

  • Fort Meade airman joins Team USA in duathlon championship

    Aug 12, 2012

    Air Force Tech. Sgt. David Perez of U.S. Army Cyber Command will join 18 other Americans to compete at the International Triathlon Union Long Course Duathlon World Championship on Sept. 2 in Zofingen, Switzerland.

  • Leader development a critical part of cyberspace mission

    Aug 12, 2012

    Army Cyber Command is working to identify what leaders need to know with regard to cyber threats to protect the force and maintain the freedom to operate and increase cyber awareness among senior leaders.

  • Ravens honor service of military members

    Aug 12, 2012

    The Baltimore Ravens reserved more than 3,000 seats for service members, retirees and family members as part of the team's fifth annual Military Appreciation Day.

  • Immunizations help protect youth, adults from serious diseases

    Aug 12, 2012

    August is recognized as National Immunization Awareness Month.

  • Vacation Bible School encourages children 'to be good people'

    Aug 12, 2012

    More than 190 children enrolled in Vacation Bible School held at Argonne Hills Chapel Center from Aug. 6 to Aug. 10. It is sponsored annually by the Religious Services Office and features Bible points that are reinforced daily through Bible stories, games, crafts and songs.

  • Fort Meade's National Night Out celebrates community

    Aug 12, 2012

    An estimated 5,000 people attending the 29th annual National Night Out held Aug. 6 at McGlachlin Parade Field. The three-hour event featured demonstrations by emergency responders, music, games, pony rides, informational booths and free hot dogs, cotton candy, funnel cakes and Slurpees.

  • New Fort Meade chaplain praises support for religious services

    Aug 12, 2012

    Chaplain (Col.) Carl Rau, who previously served at the Pentagon for four years on both the Army G-1 staff and the Army Chief of Chaplains staff, began his tenure at Fort Meade's chaplain on July 2.

  • NETCOM CHANGE OF COMMAND

    Aug 9, 2012

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  • Volunteers help community smile

    Aug 9, 2012

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea -- For most volunteers in Korea, when they return to the states they will have the satisfaction of knowing they helped others in their community and may have been formally recognized for it.

  • NETCOM changes command

    Aug 9, 2012

    Maj. Gen. Jennifer L. Napper passed the reins of the U.S. Army Network Enterprise Technology Command to Maj. Gen. Alan R. Lynn in a ceremony Aug. 9 here at Brown Parade Field.

  • Dauntless Warriors feel the squeeze during Operation Gauntlet

    Aug 9, 2012

    Approximately 250 Soldiers from the 99th Regional Support Command woke up this morning to begin "Operation Gauntlet" at the Maj. John P. Pryor Army Reserve Center here.

  • Fort Riley, community partner for National Night Out

    Aug 10, 2012

    Several Fort Riley and community organizations partnered together to host the 2012 National Night Out Aug. 7 at the Forsyth Neighborhood Center, Fort Riley, Kan. USO Fort Riley; the Directorate of Emergency Services; Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation; Picerne Military Housing; Army Substance Abuse Program and Unified School District 475 Geary County Schools worked hand-in-hand to bring the free event to the Soldiers and Families of the installation.

  • Environmental Cleanup at Caven Point Army Reserve Complex Invests in Future of Soldiers, Community

    Aug 9, 2012

    Nearly 83,000 tons of contaminated earth were safely removed from the Caven Point U.S. Army Reserve complex in Jersey City as part of the largest soil-removal project in Army Reserve history.

  • Vacation Bible School teaches children faith

    Aug 9, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- Fort Sill Frontier Chapel hosted its annual Vacation Bible School July 30-Aug. 3. An estimated 170 military children, ages ranging from kindergarten through fifth grade, attended the free event. Local Protestant and Catholic congregations sponsored the activities for the children, and around 90 volunteers helped every day with whatever was needed.

  • DeLoach takes bronze in Olympic long jump

    Mar 21, 2013

    Air Force family member Janay DeLoach leaped 6.89 meters Wednesday night at Olympic stadium to take the bronze medal in women's long jump.

  • Surgical Chloe challenges surgeons at Vibrant Response exercise

    Aug 10, 2012

    Surgical Chloe, a full-body surgical simulator, debuted at this year's Vibrant Response training exercise hosted by Army North, as a training force-multiplier for the Army's Forward Surgical Teams.

  • Grierson bust added to Circle of Firsts

    Aug 10, 2012

    A bust of Brig. Gen. Benjamin Grierson, founder and first commander of the 10th Cavalry Regiment, was added to the Circle of Firsts next to the Buffalo Soldier Monument at Fort Leavenworth, Kan., Aug. 8.

  • Split training creates student Soldiers

    Aug 9, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- Nearly 500 teenagers traded in their lazy summer for pushups, long runs and a heat that seemed to only keep pace with the drill sergeants' demands. They came to learn the basics of being a Soldier.

  • Sill to host All Army Softball Trials Aug. 22

    Aug 9, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- Twenty-five players from around the world will arrive at Fort Sill Aug. 22 to participate in the 2012 Men's All Army Softball Trial Camp and compete for a spot on the men's Army softball team. The 15 players who make the team will train at Fort Sill until Sept. 14.

  • 8th STB senior NCOs practice senior level skills at Fort DeRussy

    Aug 9, 2012

    HONOLULU, Hawaii -- No matter what level you reach as a noncommissioned officer in the United States Army, you continue to learn and grow, and units and organizations are often tasked with providing that opportunity. Command Sgt. Maj. Toese Tia, command sergeant major for the 8th Special Troops Battalion, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, did just that by setting time aside for the senior NCOs of the 8th STB to grow, learn and practice the skills that they have learn throughout their career at one of the Army's oldest military reservations, Battery Randolph, part of Fort DeRussy, in Honolulu.

  • Sill NCOs seek softball championships, medals

    Aug 9, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- Three Fort Sill noncommissioned officers will participate in camps to select players for the All Army men's and women's softball teams.

  • Community leaders support Army North exercise

    Aug 9, 2012

    For some, it may appear that a major military training event could be a burden on the local communities that surround training events. Others may see the increase in traffic or the increase in noise associated with military training as burdensome. And although a small percentage of a community may not necessarily be happy when a military exercise comes near their area, such is not the case for the county and business leaders of Jennings County, Ind. The business and county leaders said they truly looked forward to the July 26 kickoff of Vibrant Response 13, which is projected to infuse an estimated $6.5 million of business into the surrounding communities.

  • Synergy a must for mass chemical decontamination success

    Aug 9, 2012

    Throughout the Army, units train every day to become more proficient in their occupations. Generally, they are able to achieve success without any help from outside sources. However, success doesn

  • Immunize now for school, flu season

    Aug 9, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- August begins a busy time of transition. Summer vacations are coming to an end, and school will soon start.

  • Fort Sill Red Cross expands volunteer assistance

    Aug 9, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- In June, the American Red Cross at Fort Sill expanded some of its offices from Reynolds Army Community Hospital on the third floor to the third floor of the Welcome Center in Building 4700.

  • Karate can help with confidence, balance, self-esteem

    Aug 9, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- Nidan Nettie Felder, a second-degree black belt, teaches children the Tensho Goju Karate system through the SKIESUnlimited program.

  • Vet, first-time contender reflect on Army Combatives

    Aug 9, 2012

    In a combatives tournament, you never know what's going to happen until the bodies hit the mat.

  • Fort Stewart teens visit WSAV

    Aug 9, 2012

    When many teens are at home or traveling the country during their summer, six Fort Stewart's Consolidated Public Affairs Office Red Cross Volunteers and Hired! Apprentices decided to volunteer their time to help others and learn new skills in the process.

  • Free Brad Paisley concert Aug. 15

    Aug 9, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- Although the name of the tour is the Virtual Reality Tour, Brad Paisley will be on the Fort Sill Polo Field in the flesh Aug. 15 at 7 p.m. for a free concert to honor military service men and women and their families.

  • Youth take field trip to magistrate court

    Aug 9, 2012

    The Liberty County Office of the Clerk of Courts in Hinesville, Ga., not only serves justice but is a place where Marne youth can learn about the legal system.

  • Multiple ways to give gift of life

    Aug 9, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- Helps: anyone in need of life-saving blood due to injury or illness. Donation time: about one hour. Donate as often as every 56 days.

  • SAS opens in grand style

    Aug 9, 2012

    Most everyone can appreciate something new and the children and staff who utilize or work at the new Austin Road School Age Services building are no different. After a soft opening a month ago, the grand opening ribbon was cut Aug. 1, signifying yet another success in the Army Family Covenant--ensuring excellence in child, youth and school services.

  • Hunter gets new Army National Guard Readiness Center

    Aug 10, 2012

    About two hundred Guardsmen, spouses, children, military and civilian community members gathered inside the new Georgia Army National Guard Readiness Center at Hunter Army Airfield, Ga., for a ribbon-cutting ceremony and the 78th Aviation Troop Command's blessing of the fleet ceremony for six CH-47F Chinook helicopters, July 31, 2012.

  • B Battery, 2-6th ADA Soldiers hold first blood drive

    Aug 9, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- When Sgt. Gregory Kucz was a student at Jacobs High School one of his classmates was diagnosed with leukemia. The Algonquin, Ill.-based high school held a blood drive for the stricken student, and Kucz donated for the first time. He continued to donate blood through his senior year.

  • US Coast Guard's Air Station Savannah celebrates its 222nd birthday at Hunter

    Aug 9, 2012

    Members of the U.S. Coast Guard-- the oldest, continuous sea-going service in the United States -- spend long hours, including weekends, rescuing citizens who get into trouble on the water.

  • Twilight Tattoo in honor of Secretary Leon E. Panetta

    Aug 9, 2012

  • 405th AFSB holds change of command ceremony in Germany

    Aug 9, 2012

    Col. Christopher Roscoe and Command Sgt. Maj. Bryan D. Kroontje were handed the 405th Army Field Support Brigade command team reins from Col. Ronald L. Green and Command Sgt. Maj. Jesse L. Sharpe during a change of command and change of responsibility ceremony held at Armstrong's Club on the Vogelweh Military Complex in Kaiserslautern, Germany, July12.

  • U.S. Army South, Colombian army along with 17 partner nations kick-off PANAMAX 2012

    Aug 10, 2012

    U.S. Army South, along with armed and security forces from 17 nations, officially kicked-off the annual U.S. Southern Command sponsored Fuerzas Aliadas PANAMAX exercise today, which will take place simultaneously in San Antonio, Miami, Suffolk, Va., and in Panama, Aug. 6-17, 2012.

  • Currahees conduct rehearsals for the 2012 Week of the Eagles

    Aug 13, 2012

    Soldiers from the 2nd Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment; 4th Battalion,320th Field Artillery Regiment,4th Brigade Combat Team and the 159th Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division, conduct air assault rehearsals for the Week of the Eagles, that starts 10 August 2012.

  • District economist represents region in Planning Excellence award

    Aug 9, 2012

    Joe Lamb is the Los Angeles District's technical specialist for coastal storm risk management economics, and serves as the lead economist for the largest and most complex study.

  • Army Announces $7B Multiple Award Task Order Contract Request for Proposal

    Aug 15, 2012

    LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas -- The Army announced a $7 billion Multiple Award Task Contract (MATOC), Request for Proposal (RFP) which will help the Army procure reliable, locally generated, renewable and alternative energy through Power Purchase Agreements for up to 30 years.

  • Signal Command's Grecian Firebolt 2012 supports exercise comms at Fort Hunter Liggett, Camp Parks

    Aug 9, 2012

    Soldiers in Army Reserve's largest communications exercise keep comms going for major exercises all summer long

  • "Ready to Roll" Soldiers conduct a rodeo, no bulls to ride

    Aug 9, 2012

    No cowboy hats, bulls or horses were required for this rodeo as Soldiers with Company A, 3rd Brigade Support Battalion, 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team, Third Infantry Division, competed in a Truck Rodeo, Aug. 1.

  • Marne Soldiers prepare for deployment, refresh call-for-fire skills

    Aug 10, 2012

    In preparation for a deployment where units will be spread out across a wide area, squad and team leaders with Company A, 3rd Battalion, 69th Armor Regiment, 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team, Third Infantry Division, spent a morning refreshing their "call-for-fire" skills, Aug. 2, 2012.

  • Hunter hosts professional development tour

    Aug 9, 2012

    Forty garrison employees from Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield saw their fair share of aviation 'eye candy' when they toured the Hunter airfield Aug. 3, as part of a quarterly professional development program sponsored by Plans, Training, Mobilization and Security, DPTMS.

  • New brigadier general reflects on hometown

    Aug 9, 2012

    Brigadier General Christopher P. Hughes said if you want to get a feel for what life is like in his hometown of Red Oak, Iowa, all you have to do is leave your car in the high school's parking lot and walk along 8th Street as twilight sets in.

  • Army honors Secretary of Defense at Twilight Tattoo

    Aug 9, 2012

    Soldiers of the 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) honor Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta, Secretary of the Army John McHugh, and Chief of the Staff of the Army Gen. Ray Odierno as special guests during Twilight Tattoo on Whipple field, Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Aug. 8.

  • CSA visits Stewart reenlists 30 Soldiers

    Aug 9, 2012

    A steady Georgia downpour did not delay Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Raymond T. Odierno's visits to Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield, Aug. 6. The stops marked the first time Gen. Odierno has visited the 'Dog Face' Soldiers of the Third Infantry Division at their home base since being sworn in as the 38th Chief of Staff of the Army on Sept. 7, 2011.

  • Rock Island Arsenal employee rides for a cause

    Aug 9, 2012

    Not many people are aware that Rock Island Arsenal Joint Manufacturing and Technology Center employee Rob Chitwood is an active member of both. The organizations go hand-in-hand to support those in need.

  • Virtual Clearance Training Suite opens at Fort Carson

    Aug 9, 2012

    Sitting behind the driver's wheel is a young specialist on his first deployment, with just two weeks in Afghanistan. The sergeant occupies the seat next to him. Their vehicle is in the lead of a column rolling down the road, trolling along at about 5 mph, scanning the roadside for signs of anything suspicious and the barren horizon for trouble. It looks like a routine patrol, nothing out of the ordinary. But then, all of a sudden, they hear it. Their seats shake violently, and nothing but thick smoke is ahead of them.

  • 'Delta Dawgs' veterans reunite, tour Fort Carson

    Aug 9, 2012

    FORT CARSON, Colo. -- Veterans of Company D, 1st Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment, shared stories of military and life experiences during the battalion's second reunion held at Fort Carson, Aug. 2.

  • LA District preparing for construction on Luke AFB

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    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District Arizona/Nevada Area Office

  • Battleground: DIA at 50

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    DIA celebrates 50 years of excellence in defense of the nation. DIA's contributions have been instrumental in the shaping of U.S. history.

  • Fort Carson National Night Out event focuses on safety

    Aug 9, 2012

    As rain poured and lightning crackled across the sky, few community members gathered in the parking lot of Soldiers' Memorial Chapel Tuesday for the annual National Night Out.

  • United States Army Band presents Tchaikovsky's "Overture 1812"

    Aug 10, 2012

    The U.S. Army Band "Pershing's Own" will entertain audiences of all ages with its annual "Overture 1812 Concert" featuring the popular Tchaikovsky's Overture 1812 on Tuesday, Aug. 14, at 8 p.m.

  • Education outreach program calibrated for maximum learning

    Aug 9, 2012

    Learning continues into the summer for a few lucky children who are participants in the first Picatinny STEM Summer Enrichment Program. The program is a weeklong educational experience designed to elevate a student's understanding of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) through a series of hands-on activities. It is coordinated by the Armament Research and Development and Engineering Center (ARDEC), and Picatinny Arsenal Child and Youth Services.

  • Army Materiel Command History: 1960s

    Aug 9, 2012

    After being around for 185 years, the Army decided in the early 1960s to change its logistics system. Times had changed.

  • Intramural bowling starts Sept. 4

    Aug 9, 2012

    The Fort Rucker Bowling Center offers fun for people of all ages, but it also offers the opportunity for friendly competition.

  • Misfits take down Double Tap, 11-6

    Aug 9, 2012

    Despite heavy rainfall over the past week, the Fort Rucker Intramural Softball playoff tournament continued on wet clay and soggy fields.

  • Workshop offers home buying, selling tips

    Aug 9, 2012

    Soldiers and their Families often move from post to post and they may be hit with the burden of having to buy a new home or sell their existing one, but Army Community Service provides the Home Buying and Selling workshop to help make that process an enjoyable experience, according to the ACS Survivor Outreach Services financial counselor.

  • Landing Zone celebrates 3rd birthday

    Aug 9, 2012

    The Landing Zone has hosted many events and celebrities since its conversion from the officers club and Aviators Landing in 2009 but now it's time to celebrate its birthday Aug. 24 at the Tiki Hut Bay located just outside the facility.

  • School year brings change, new faces for students

    Aug 9, 2012

    The new school year at Fort Rucker's Primary and Elementary Schools feature change, mixed emotions and new faces.

  • Fort Rucker NAF positions available year round

    Aug 9, 2012

    Though the ninth annual Fort Rucker Job Fair is Aug. 22, jobs are available throughout the year in the form of Non Appropriated Fund jobs on post.

  • Taking a knee: 'Dragon' Brigade implements resiliency program

    Aug 9, 2012

    From Aug. 1-5, several Soldiers based at various combat outposts and foward operating bases around the brigade's area of operations received the opportunity to take a knee and learn how to cope with stress during deployment.

  • Food drive helps Soldiers, Families

    Aug 9, 2012

    The Feds Feed Families Food Drive is a nation-wide campaign to help Soldiers and their Families through tough times, and Fort Rucker is doing its part to help.

  • Harbormaster Command and Control Center manages chaotic maritime logistics traffic

    Oct 9, 2012

    Harbormaster Command and Control Center will be part of an extensive Army, Navy and Marine training operation for a Joint Logistics Over-the-Shore exercise scheduled for mid-August at Fort Story, Va.

  • Crutchfield reflects on time as USAACE CG

    Aug 9, 2012

    Maj. Gen. Anthony G. Crutchfield will hand over the reins as commanding general of the U.S. Army Aviation Center of Excellence and Fort Rucker to Maj. Gen. Kevin W. Mangum during a change of command ceremony Aug. 10. Crutchfield sat down Aug. 6 with Lisa Eichhorn, Fort Rucker Public Affairs Officer, to reflect on his time as USAACE and Fort Rucker CG.

  • 2-506th Infantry Regiment, and 159th CAB rehearse Air Assault Demo for Week of the Eagles Air Show

    Aug 9, 2012

    U.S. Soldiers from 2nd Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division and the 159th Combat Aviation Brigade conduct a rehearsal for the Air Assault demonstration August 7, 2012 at Fort Campbell, Ky., for the upcoming Week of the Eagles air show set to take place August 11, 2012

  • Bathalon says goodbye to USARIEM

    Aug 10, 2012

    Thirty years can pass quickly when you have been blessed to do something you love. Just ask Col. Gaston Bathalon, who will put the finishing touches on his three-decade Army career Aug. 24, the date he relinquishes command of the U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine at Natick Soldier Systems Center.

  • Senior Advisor to the Base Commander Biography

    Aug 9, 2012

  • Fort Drum, Fort Hood Soldiers fire new M777A2 howitzer

    Aug 10, 2012

    Field artillerymen from the 10th Mountain Division and the 1st Cavalry Division fired M777A2 "triple seven" howitzers during a live-fire training exercise, Aug. 4, 2012, at Fort Drum, N.Y.

  • Commentary: Christians have duty towards others

    Aug 9, 2012

  • Spartan Soldiers help train Commandos

    Aug 9, 2012

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Spartan Soldiers in 3rd Brigade Combat Team took the opportunity to share knowledge they gained during their recent deployment to Afghanistan with Commandos in 2nd Brigade Combat Team during the two-week-long, divisionwide Mountain Peak training exercise.

  • Gen. Dennis L. Via's Promotion Ceremony and AMC Change of Command

    Mar 12, 2013

  • Fort A.P. Hill Change of Command ceremony

    Aug 9, 2012

    In recognition of your outstanding performance in support of the Fort A.P. Hill Change of Command ceremony on 18 June 2012.

  • Fort Jackson employees ready for Brazilian exchange student

    Aug 9, 2012

    A Fort Jackson family is looking forward to the chance to introduce a foreign exchange student from Brazil to American culture, history and people.

  • This is INSCOM

    Aug 9, 2012

  • Hilton Field upgrades set to begin

    Aug 9, 2012

    A hallowed ground that has served as the place where the careers of hundreds of thousands of Soldiers have started is scheduled for an upgrade.

  • Soldiers brief British youth at Windsor Castle

    Aug 10, 2012

    Seizing the opportunity to take a rest from the madness of the Olympic games, Soldiers from the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit took time out to showcase the Army to the locals of Windsor, England, Aug. 8, 2012.

  • Soldiers receive coins from Brig. Gen. LeDoux

    Aug 9, 2012

    Two officers and three Soldiers received coins from Brig. Gen. Karen E. LeDoux, ARCENT G4/AMC SWA commanding general, during her visit to the 401st Army Field Support Brigade Aug. 6 in recognition of their work supporting 1/82 equipment turn in prior to redeploying.

  • 8 Years Later, Wounded Warrior Returns for LRMC Visit

    Aug 10, 2012

    A Wounded Warrior who lost an arm and both legs in a mortar blast returned to the Army hospital in Germany where he was treated eight years ago, but has no memory of being a patient there.

  • Army culinary team takes first place in Okinawa's inaugural interservice cook-off

    Aug 9, 2012

    CAMP FOSTER, Okinawa (Aug. 9, 2012) -- A team of culinary specialists from the Army took first place in the inaugural island-wide, interservice cook-off held July 28 at the Field House here.

  • Humphreys hosts successful Safety Day

    Aug 9, 2012

    The seventh annual Safety Day was held at Camp Humphreys on Aug. 3.

  • Army Office of Business Transformation farewells member of Innovation Team

    Aug 9, 2012

    Members of the Business Innovation Team bid farewell to Lieutenant Colonel King Kao.

  • Pararescuemen jump in, train at Fort Huachuca

    Aug 8, 2012

    FORT HUACHCUA, Ariz. -The 48th Rescue Squadron from Davis-Monthan Air Force Base conducted training jumps last week at Fort Huachuca's East Range.

  • United States Army Pacific's 2012 Phillip A. Connelly Field Feeding Team Winner Announced

    Aug 8, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- No military saying may hold truer than an "Army fights on its stomach." And no military job may keep truer to the concept of a Soldier being a master of his technical craft and war than an Army cook. As the cooks of the 8th Military Police Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command field feeding team demonstrated their ability to back up every rifle with a hot meal when they won the United States Army Pacific's 2012 Phillip A. Connelly Field Feeding Team category, here, July 31.

  • Grad-school option chosen as cadet must be scheduled when selected for captain

    Aug 8, 2012

    Through the Career Satisfaction Program, cadets in the Reserve Officer Training Corps and at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point can choose among three options to shape their Army experience, according to the CSP website at http://www.career-satisfaction.army.mil/. Once chosen, two options take effect right after graduation while the third must be scheduled by the Army officer years later.

  • Fort Irwin Soldiers earn Expert Infantry Badge

    Aug 8, 2012

    The Army's Expert Infantryman Badge is considered a discriminator for the infantry. Those that have it are looked upon as warriors dedicated to their cause. Those that don't have it, want it. The decision to conduct the EIB testing is an effort by the 11th Armored Cavalry Regimental leadership at Fort Irwin, Calif., to bring the training focus back to basic infantry skills where the focus is on individual Soldiers and individual training.

  • HRC Soldier competes with some of Army's Best

    Oct 9, 2012

    The U.S. Army Military District of Washington's Best Warrior Competition at Fort A.P. Hill, Va., tested the mettle of some of the Army's best Soldiers July 23 to 27. Top noncommissioned officer (sergeant and above) was Staff Sgt. Tyler J. Turner of the U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command headquartered at Fort Belvoir, Va., and top Soldier (specialist and below) was Spc. Paul Welte of the 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) at Fort Myer, Va. Turner and Welte were among 11 competitors, including the U.S. Army Human Resources Command's Sgt. 1st Class Elite Pierre, who earned second runner-up for top NCO. If Turner is unable to compete in the Department of the Army Best Warrior Competition at Fort Lee, Va., this October, Pierre will compete in his place.

  • Army Now - Wounded Warriors take on Mt. McKinley

    Aug 8, 2012

    Wounded Warriors take on the challenge of climbing Mt. McKinley in Alaska despite their injuries.

  • Army Today: Forward deployed warriors course

    Aug 8, 2012

    Soldiers Learn skills to become NCOs in the Army's only forward deployed Warrior Leader Course.

  • Army Now: World War II Veteran's story

    Aug 8, 2012

    World War II veteran, retired Master Sgt. Emory Osborn, telling his story of life in the Army.

  • Army Now - Gen. Ann Dunwoody relinquishing command

    Aug 8, 2012

    Gen. Ann Dunwoody relinquishing command of Army Material Command.

  • Army Now - Army combat medics practicing the basics

    Aug 8, 2012

    Army combat medics practicing the basics of their craft under stressful combat conditions at Fort Campbell, KY.

  • Army Today - Large-scale exercise simulating a domestic nuclear attack

    Aug 8, 2012

    Nine-thousand service members gather in Indiana for a large-scale exercise simulating a domestic nuclear attack.

  • Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno interview

    Aug 8, 2012

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno, talks to a military reporter about the challenges of the position and Army budgeting.

  • Lending more than just a hand

    Aug 8, 2012

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The Army Contracting Command Redstone Arsenal - Colorado Springs Contracting Directorate's team-building exercise resulted in more than an increase in esprit-de-corps. It helped create a home.

  • Two Tripler DACP officers awarded coin for quick action

    Aug 8, 2012

    Police Officer Jarett Kaupiko (center) and police Lt. Edmund Thompson (center right), Department of the Army Civilian Police, Tripler Army Medical Center, were awarded a commanding general's coin from Brig. Gen. Keith Gallagher (center left), commander, Pacific Regional Medical Command and TAMC, Aug. 6, for quick action in the line of duty.

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