Archive: Aug 2012

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  • Leader development, education and training in cyberspace

    Aug 1, 2012

    Leader development, training and education are critical to the Army cyberspace warfighting mission.

  • West Point cadets return from field training, promoted to Cadet NCO Corps

    Aug 1, 2012

    In traditional Army style, the Class of 2015 returned to West Point July 27 not by convoy or air support, but by foot, and the 7.5-mile Run Back from Camp Buckner was just one last hurdle for more than 1,300 cadets completing Cadet Field Training this summer.

  • Olympic experience resonates within commanding general

    Aug 2, 2012

    For Maj. Gen. Camille M. Nichols, commanding general, U.S. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Ala., the Olympic games are memories of past accomplishments and friendships.

  • Picatinny engineer, fencing coach takes stab at attacking work with coaching lessons

    Aug 1, 2012

    While Darth Vader may have his lightsaber and Zorro has his rapier, when it comes to real sword fighting, Picatinny engineer and fencing coach Tom Gauntner has the classics beat.

  • Wrestling camp preps excellence

    Aug 1, 2012

    5th RTB commander inspires youth wrestlers at intensive camp J. Robinson prepared him for athletics, Ranger School and life

  • USACE Galveston District recognized with Nature Service Award

    Aug 1, 2012

    GALVESTON, Texas (July 31, 2012) -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District was recognized today with the Galveston Island Nature Tourism Council's Nature Service Award for its ecosystem restoration initiatives at the Corps Woods and the East End Lagoon Project in Galveston, Texas.

  • AMC inducts 5 into inaugural Hall of Fame

    Aug 1, 2012

    Biographies and photos of 2012 AMC Hall of Fame Inductees

  • Marine Sgt. Herring eliminated from Olympic boxing tourney

    Aug 2, 2012

    A brawler from Kazakhstan quickly ended the Olympic boxing tournament for U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Jamel Herring.

  • Infantrymen conquer 16 obstacles

    Aug 1, 2012

    More than 140 second lieutenants in B Company, 2nd Battalion, 11th Infantry Regiment, are on their way to becoming the Army's next generation of Infantry leaders. One of the first steps in the journey? An obstacle course featuring cargo nets, logs, ropes, beams and barbed wire.

  • Influential civilians get 'exciting' visit to TRADOC, Fort Eustis

    Aug 3, 2012

    FORT EUSTIS, Va. -- A group of 55 members of the Defense Orientation Conference Association traveled to Fort Eustis, Va., July 30 to learn more about how U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command trains Soldiers in defense of the nation, and how the command is helping design the nation's ground force of the future.

  • AMC marks 50 years of excellence by inducting 5 into the Hall of Fame

    Aug 1, 2012

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody, commander, U.S. Army Materiel Command marked AMC's 50th anniversary by inducting five former employees into the inaugural AMC Hall of Fame Aug. 1 at AMC Headquarters, here.

  • Officials: Stay alert for threats

    Aug 1, 2012

    August is Antiterrorism Awareness Month, but Fort Benning leaders say vigilance and a heightened understanding of potential threats are solid practices throughout the year. The theme in 2012 is "Know Your Surroundings," an effort to reinforce the importance of individual situational awareness by highlighting factors to look for in any security environment. As part of the Armywide campaign -- now in its third year -- Soldiers, civilians, retirees and Family members are reminded to participate in iWATCH, set up as a neighborhood watch program on installations.

  • Callaway Homecoming Initiative: Event blends education, relaxation to strengthen Families

    Aug 1, 2012

    Callaway Homecoming Initiative covers issues ranging from marriage and lifestyles to post-traumatic stress disorder and redeployment. 20 Soldiers have the opportunity to not only disconnect from their day-to-day obligations but also reconnect with their Families during the program.

  • TACOM CG visits Red River

    Aug 1, 2012

    Maj. Gen. Michael J. Terry, Commanding General, U.S. Army TACOM Life Cycle Management Command spent a day becoming familiar with depot employees as well as the production facilities July 25. This was his first visit to RRAD since assuming command last month.

  • 7th CSC's 773rd Civil Support Team conducts annual CBRN training

    Aug 1, 2012

    Wearing crinkly oversized dodger blue Chemical Biological Radiological and Nuclear protective suits that resembled something out of a science fiction movie, yellow oxygen tanks, gas masks, rubber boots and gloves, the preliminary monitoring team, Army Staff Sgt. John Bennets, 33, 771st Civil Support Team, 7th Civil Support Command, U.S. Army Reserve and Army Spc. Christopher Murphy, 33, 774th CST, 7th CSC, USAR, moved as a two person PMT towards a metal building structure and searched for a simulated chemical spill, July 27.

  • MCoE still targets 'squad' strategy

    Aug 1, 2012

    Fort Benning installed a new command team this summer, but strengthening the dismounted tactical small unit remains a top objective at the Maneuver Center of Excellence, the Infantry School's assistant commandant said. Col. Jay Peterson said leaders continue to sharpen concepts, tactics and techniques in the "Squad: Foundation of the Decisive Force" initiative as the MCoE works to gain overmatch and eliminate the enemy's comparable effectiveness at that level on today's complex battlefield. It's part of the Army of 2020 blueprint.

  • U.S. Army Europe's Best Warrior Competition marches on

    Oct 9, 2012

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany - The race to be named the "Best Warrior" in Europe is underway as USAREUR tests its best and brightest noncommissioned officers and junior enlisted Soldiers during the Best Warrior Competition at the Grafenwoehr Training Area.

  • Baxter replaces Webster as commander of 21st Signal Brigade

    Aug 1, 2012

    Col. Mark Baxter replaced Col. Aaron Webster as commander of the 21st Signal Brigade during a change of command ceremony here recently (July 13).

  • Junior Leaders Learn to Build Resiliency

    Aug 1, 2012

    The 18th Fires Brigade hosted its Brigade First Line Leaders Course July 19, Fort Bragg, N.C. The course is part of the brigade's resiliency initiative and is aimed mainly at new leaders in the Brigade was created to provide leaders with the tools they need to better provide effective leadership to Soldiers.

  • DSTS: First immersive virtual training system fielded

    Aug 1, 2012

    The first fully immersive virtual simulation training system for Soldiers was fielded at Fort Bragg last week, and Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., gets the Dismounted Soldier Training System this week. The Maneuver Center of Excellence's Directorate of Training and Doctrine spent more than five years developing the DSTS with Training and Doctrine Command Capability Manager for Virtual Systems and the Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation.

  • Two Soldiers Memorialized with Army Reserve's Newest Facilities

    Aug 1, 2012

  • Social Workers Join Movement to Support Military Families

    Aug 1, 2012

    WASHINGTON, July 25, 2012 -- Social workers today became the latest field of professionals to sign on to help service members, veterans and their families in a broad effort as part of the White House's "Joining Forces" campaign.

  • Soldiers share wounded warrior experience with adaptive sports

    Aug 22, 2012

    Members of the Warrior Transition Unit-Europe had no shortage of takers on an offer to play wheelchair basketball and seated volleyball with them at the Wiesbaden Fitness Center, July 6, 2012

  • USAG Baumholder changes command

    Aug 1, 2012

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Lt. Col. Michael D. Sullivan assumed command of the U.S. Army Garrison Baumholder during a July 20 ceremony that also honored the service of outgoing commander, Col. Sam McAdoo. Sullivan took command from McAdoo, who served as the garrison commander since 2010. McAdoo departs for an assignment at Fort Gordon, Ga. where he will serve as the chief of concepts, requirements and developments division.

  • New Parent Support Program offers personal, informative assistance

    Aug 1, 2012

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Baby Julian was bound to be a Skype superstar by the age of 1. But months before his birth his parents reached out to the Army Community Service to get vital support on how to take care of him.

  • USAG Wiesbaden gets new senior NCO

    Aug 1, 2012

    WIESBADEN, Germany - The Wiesbaden military community welcomed Command Sgt. Maj. Sa'eed A. Mustafa during a luncheon on Clay Kaserne July 26. Mustafa, who last served as the command sergeant major of the 123rd Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, in Fort Bliss, Texas, took over the senior enlisted leader slot at U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden this month following the departure of Command Sgt. Maj. Hector Prince in May.

  • Major changes on way for signal in Europe

    Aug 1, 2012

    WIESBADEN, Germany - With the Army looking to cut $1 billion from its information technology budget, major changes are on the way for 5th Signal Command over the next three years. For that reason, Nathan Muncy, chief of enterprise systems and applications branch at 5th Signal Command, briefed a group of 30 technology industry officials about those changes during a Technology Fair at the Wiesbaden Fitness Center July 20.

  • Champions of the Field

    Aug 1, 2012

    Champions of the Field 501st SBDE conducts Field Training Exercise North Star

  • USAG Yongsan says farewell to garrison commander

    Aug 1, 2012

    A farewell luncheon was held for Col. William P. Huber, garrison commander of U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan, at the Yongsan R&R Bar and Grill, July 31. Directors and Leaders who had worked alongside Huber for the past two years attended the luncheon to appreciate the work their commander had accomplished and to wish him well as he went on to his next assignment.

  • Champions visit International EXPO

    Aug 1, 2012

    YEOSU, South Korea - Soldiers assigned to the 188th Company, 94th Military Police Battalion, and 501st Sustainment Brigade observe a map depicting high concentrated areas of marine life during the 2012 International EXPO hosted in Yeosu, South Korea, July 28.

  • Org Day brings command together

    Aug 1, 2012

    Soldiers, civilians and family members come together to celebrate command's heritage

  • Army North service members, civilians work with 'displaced civilians' to create realistic training

    Aug 2, 2012

    Personnel from U.S. Army North are creating realistic training scenarios involving "sick" and "injured" civilians for the thousands of service members in Indiana for Vibrant Response 13, a major incident exercise conducted by U.S. Northern Command and led by U.S. Army North.

  • Civilian Spotlight: Getting to know Charlene M. Murphy

    Aug 1, 2012

    Civilian Spotlight: Getting to know Charlene M. Murphy

  • Virtual reality used to train Soldiers in new training simulator

    Aug 1, 2012

    The first-ever, fully immersive virtual simulation training system for Soldiers is being fielded at Fort Bragg, N.C. The Dismounted Soldier Training System will be available for leaders to enhance their Soldiers' training in a fully immersive, virtual reality environment.

  • MEDCOM, Army South mission improves eyesight for Dominicans, builds partner nation capacity

    Aug 1, 2012

    U.S. Army South and U.S. Medical Command conducted an annual cataract medical readiness training exercise in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, July 10-27, 2012.

  • Polymerization of natural compounds may offer food, safety, medical solutions

    Aug 1, 2012

    Research chemists at Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center believe they may have found a way to make food last longer, create better flame retardant materials, and possibly develop a cancer fighting drug?

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