Archive: Aug 2012

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  • Traumatic Brain Injuries

    Sep 25, 2012

    See how the U.S. Army is learning to diagnose and treat Traumatic Brain Injuries.

  • FPX tests FH personnel's emergency response skills

    Aug 30, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Those in the area of Arizona and Cushing Streets earlier this week might have seen some unusual sights.

  • Quartermasters conduct Woman's Equality Day Run

    Aug 30, 2012

    FORT LEE, Va. (Aug. 30, 2012) -- Fort Lee's 49th Quartermaster Group conducted a Women's Equality Day Run to celebrate Women's Equality Day.

  • Foreign military delegates tour Fort Lee

    Aug 30, 2012

    FORT LEE, Va. (Aug. 30, 2012) -- Foreign military officers from eight countries in Southwest Asia paid a visit to Fort Lee Monday and Tuesday to learn more about the Combined Arms Support Command and the training mission of the Sustainment Center of Excellence.

  • National Preparedness Month - Sept 2012

    Sep 4, 2012

    The Army observes National Preparedness Month, emphasizing the importance of fostering a culture of preparedness to strengthen our ability to prevent, protect, mitigate, respond and recover from all emergencies.

  • Carolina Panthers Play 60 event comes to Fort Jackson

    Aug 30, 2012

    Fort Jackson children spent a little time away from the television set last Friday, thanks to the Carolina Panthers.

  • Post-World War II Japan

    Aug 30, 2012

    Explore the American Soldier's call to duty in Japan as it rose from the ashes of World War II.

  • Joint Logistics Over the Shore: Waterborne Soldiers - The Force Behind the Trident

    Aug 30, 2012

    The Trident pier is maintained by the 331st Transport Company, "Causeway or No Way", 11th Transportation Battalion, 7th Sustainment Brigade. The Roll-On/Roll-Off Discharge Facility pier conducts missions that are respected as the most dangerous in the watercraft field. It takes every ounce of muscle and sweat from the approximately 100 Soldiers assigned to the company to assemble the 1,200-foot pier. The highly anticipated Joint Logistics-Over-the-Shore exercise held this summer at Fort Story, Va. showcased the Trident pier and the strength of the troops involved

  • Event showcases local services, opportunites

    Aug 30, 2012

    The Fort Jackson Jubilee took place Tuesday afternoon at the Solomon Center, welcoming new arrivals to Fort Jackson with educational displays about goods and services available in the community.

  • School year gets under way in Vicenza, Italy

    Aug 30, 2012

    DoDDS-Europe schools opened in the Vicenza Military Community Aug. 27 with more than 1,100 children arriving for the start of the academic year.

  • U.S. Army Reserve team named Army's top 'water dawgs'

    Aug 30, 2012

    A U.S. Army Reserve team can officially call itself the top "Water Dawgs" in the Department of Defense.

  • Air Force medic supports Soldiers in the field

    Aug 30, 2012

    A combat medic's job is to provide care for their patients no matter what branch of service they belong to. Whether working in a hospital or traveling with a convoy, the combat medic is responsible for helping the warfighter to stay in the fight.

  • Wisconsin Guard Soldiers protect Afghan drivers

    Aug 30, 2012

    The lives of Soldiers and host nation truck drivers are intertwined every day as they hit the road together. The drivers depend on the Soldiers for security and the Soldiers depend on the HNTs to get cargo from point a to point b. Both play an integral part of Joint Sustainment Command -- Afghanistan's mission, which is to oversee the sustainment operations and other functions in Afghanistan.

  • Joint Sustainment Command - Afghanistan celebrates Women's Equality Day

    Sep 12, 2012

    The Joint Sustainment Command- Afghanistan celebrated Women's Equality Day with two independent events on Friday and Saturday here on Kandahar Airfield.

  • 173rd Airborne, Afghan commanders visit troops in Logar Province

    Aug 30, 2012

    As coalition and Afghan National Security Forces continue to combat violence across the country, Brig. Gen. Abdul Raziq, commander of 4th Brigade, 203rd Corps, visited his soldiers, checking on their morale and the condition of the area during a patrol in the Charkh District of Afghanistan's Logar Province, Aug. 17, 2012.

  • Youth sponsors reach out to new Hohenfels students

    Aug 30, 2012

    Moving to a new duty station can be stressful for the entire family, but perhaps even more so for children who have to meet new friends and find their place in a new school. To help ease that transition, the Army instituted the Army Youth Sponsorship Program (AYSP) which seeks to pair incoming youth with existing students in the community.

  • Japanese students on Okinawa learn English with help from Soldier volunteers

    Aug 30, 2012

    TORII STATION, Okinawa (Aug. 30, 2012) -- Ten Soldiers assigned to units on Okinawa are currently taking part in the Sobe Summer English Program to help teach English to local school children during their summer break.

  • 325th Combat Support Hospital flawless during USARPAC MEDEX 12

    Aug 30, 2012

    Army Reserve Soldiers from the 325th Combat Support Hospital, 139th Medical Brigade, 807th Medical Command (Deployment Support), deployed from Independence, Missouri, and executed a seamless mass casualty exercise for disaster relief on Sagami (Army) General Depot in Sagamihara, Japan, Aug. 28, 2012.

  • Robotics training helps depot prepare for future

    Aug 30, 2012

    The Business Management Directorate's Technical Development Division at Tobyhanna Army Depot, Pa., now offers introductory classes in robotics to train employees on a future workload that may one day call the depot home.

  • 'Fueling' programs aim to encourage good nutrition across Army in Europe

    Aug 31, 2012

    As U.S. Army Europe's "Fueling the Team" program continues to be integrated across Europe, new USAREUR and community initiatives are joining the movement to help Soldiers, civilian employees and family members to make good nutrition and regular exercise part of their regimen of healthy lifestyle choices.

  • Not the average rodeo

    Aug 29, 2012

    On Aug. 15, soldiers from Task Force Wings competed in a Unit Movement Officer Rodeo to build the skills necessary for a successful redeployment from Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan.

  • USAHC-SB celebrates women's equality

    Aug 29, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- The staff at U.S. Army Health Clinic-Schofield Barracks held a Women's Equality Month observance, Aug. 24, here.

  • MEDEX 2012 combat support hospital operational

    Aug 30, 2012

    Sagamihara, Japan -- Soldiers from the 325th Combat Support Hospital, 139th Medical Brigade, 807th Medical Command (Deployment Support), located in Independence, Missouri, set-up an 84 bed field hospital on Sagami (Army) General Depot, in Sagamihara Japan and were visited by Maj. Gen. Naoya Eguchi, chief of staff, Japan eastern army, here, 27 Aug.

  • MPs keep Yongsan children safe

    Aug 29, 2012

    To make sure kids are safe when walking across roads, the U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan's Directorate of Emergency Services, Military Police, organized roadguard teams to provide safety to children before and after school, Aug. 27.

  • 4-2 Inf. Div. Soldier named I Corp's Career Counselor of the Year

    Aug 29, 2012

    JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD, Wash.--Today's Army is looking to retain only the best and brightest Soldiers. Career counselors, Army wide, must not only maintain their own physical fitness and job skills but have the added responsibility of identifying Soldiers who meet the Army's standard for retention as well as relaying that message to leadership at the Department of the Army. There are several active duty career counselors within I Corps; however, there is only one career counselor of the year. This year's coveted title was earned by Staff Sgt. Jesse Ryan during the annual competition Aug. 23 at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.

  • Yongsan stays strong through Typhoon Bolaven

    Aug 29, 2012

    Typhoon Bolaven roared through United States Army Garrison Yongsan, but it didn't quite pack as big of a punch as was expected, Aug. 28.

  • Fort Lee celebrates women's right to vote

    Aug 29, 2012

    FORT LEE, Va. (Aug. 23, 2012) -- The U.S. Army Ordnance School paid a tribute to Women's Equality Day with a history-based performance at Hatcher Hall Aug. 23. The program, which honored women's right to vote, featured the portrayal of important figures in women's history and explored the Women's Suffrage movement. The 59th Ordnance Brigade hosted the event.

  • USACE Galveston District staff adjusts operations at Brazos River Floodgates, Colorado River Locks

    Aug 29, 2012

    GALVESTON, Texas (Aug. 29, 2012) -- U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District staff prepare to adjust operations at the Brazos River Floodgates and Colorado River Locks following a reduction in the Corps' nationwide inland navigation budget for fiscal year 2013.

  • I Corps honors women's right to vote

    Aug 29, 2012

    JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD, Wash.,--Men and women sat shoulder-to-shoulder in unity at the McChord Collocated Club, Aug. 21, to commemorate the historical struggle to achieve women's right to vote during an observance sponsored by the 3rd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division and the Equal Opportunity staff at I Corps. It took a 72-year struggle, which began in 1848, to accept the 19th Amendment into the U.S. Constitution in 1920, granting women's suffrage, their equal right to vote.

  • Louisiana Guard responds to Hurricane Isaac landfall

    Aug 30, 2012

    The Louisiana National Guard has pre-staged approximately 680 troops and assets across the New Orleans metropolitan area in order to better protect the community and its citizens as Hurricane Isaac churns toward the Gulf coast.

  • Exercise 'forges' agile, adaptive leaders

    Aug 31, 2012

    "Leader Forge" -- the name refers to a 10-day period of continuous operations conducted by students in Infantry Basic Officer Leader Course and held about two weeks from graduation. Another round of lieutenants, 130 in D Company, 2nd Battalion, 11th Infantry Regiment, have just wrapped up the exercise, which started early last week.

  • Army mobilizes for first financial audit in its history

    Aug 30, 2012

    The Army is gearing up for an audit of its "Statement of Budgetary Resources" by 2014 and an audit of all financial statements by 2017.

  • ANAD Legal Office wins AMC award

    Aug 30, 2012

    The Anniston Army Depot Legal Office was presented the Army Materiel Command Counsel Robert J. Parise Team Project Award at the 2012 AMC Continuing Legal Education Conference Aug. 16. This award is intended to foster team spirit among the professional and support staff in the AMC Legal Community.

  • Polk retires, Armstead named Anniston Army Depot's new EEO head

    Aug 30, 2012

    As September begins, Anniston Army Depot's Equal Employment Opportunity Office will have a new leader, Mariah Armstead. Armstead began her depot career in 2008 and will succeed Eunice Polk, who retires Aug. 31 with 33 years of federal service.

  • ANAD dedication, spirit make installation vital

    Aug 30, 2012

    Col. Bolander's first column to the Anniston Army Depot workforce. Bolander took command at ANAD Aug. 16.

  • CFC set for kickoff

    Aug 29, 2012

    The Combined Federal Campaign, which allows federal employees to support a range of charities through periodic payroll deductions, will run from Saturday through Dec. 15. "The CFC is the world's largest workplace-giving campaign," said Laura Walker, Fort Benning CFC manager. "Last year, the Fort Benning community raised $879,000 for local, national and international charities."

  • Labor Day Holiday Safety Message from IMCOM Commander

    Aug 29, 2012

    SAN ANTONIO -- On Sept. 3, we will celebrate Labor Day, recognizing all the hard work that has built and sustained our country. The Labor Day weekend has also come to mark the end of summer. It's a last chance to get together with family and friends, and enjoy the activities that make summer great.

  • LIVE-STREAM: U.S. Army, NFL panel to discuss brain injuries at 2 p.m. (ET)

    Aug 30, 2012

    Watch the live panel discussion today, between the U.S. Army and the NFL to promote a positive culture change and reduce the stigma associated with mTBI/concussions. This venue provides an authentic and meaningful opportunity to discuss the Soldier-Athlete commitment to education and awareness related to these injuries. The event will be streamed live at 2 p.m. (ET), from the United States Military Academy at West Point, N.Y. To watch the discussion go to http://www.dvidshub.net/webcast/2578#.UD5iiqCoz1l.

  • West Point seniors celebrate cadet milestone between volleyball contests

    Aug 29, 2012

    WEST POINT, N.Y. (Aug. 29, 2012) -- Class of 2013 Cadets Francine Vasquez and Ariana Mankus barely had the class rings on before they had to remove them for competition. Wedged in between two matches Aug. 24, the two senior co-captains on the Army Women's Volleyball Team were able to join their classmates at Trophy Point and receive their class rings.

  • Ring ceremony links Class of 2013 with Long Gray Line

    Aug 30, 2012

    The tradition of wearing a class ring originated at the U.S. Military Academy in 1835 and continued Aug. 24, 2012, at Trophy Point with the Class of 2013, at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y.

  • Thirty-two cadets, midshipmen attend Stevens Conference

    Aug 29, 2012

    WEST POINT, N.Y. (Aug. 29, 2012) -- Thirty-two top cadet leaders from service academies across the country including the U.S. Military, Naval, Air Force, Coast Guard and Merchant Marine Academies attended the annual Robert T. Stevens Service Academies Leaders' Conference beginning Aug. 27 at Eisenhower Hall and spent four days attending seminars and workshops on leadership.

  • West Point commemorates Women's Equality Day

    Aug 29, 2012

    WEST POINT, N.Y. (Aug. 29, 2012) -- The West Point Equal Opportunity Office, the Simon Center for the Professional Military Ethic, the U.S. Corps of Cadets Respect staff and the Margaret Corbin Forum hosted the annual Women's Equality Day luncheon at the West Point Club Aug. 24. The event began with a brief history of the women's suffrage movement by Class of 2013 Cadet Elizabeth Kim.

  • 316th ESC soldiers endure WLC at Camp Buehring, Kuwait

    Sep 4, 2012

    Sgt. Timothy Jarosz, Spc. Patrick Claybaugh and Spc. Bilal Rasul, all members of the 316th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), along with nearly 130 others from around the Central Command area of responsibility attended Warrior Leader Course, class 12-709, at Camp Buehring, Kuwait, Aug. 12-27.

  • Capacity crowd turns out to discuss $7 billion renewable energy contract request for proposals

    Aug 29, 2012

    The U.S. Army and Corps of Engineers (USACE) achieved a milestone when more than 600 interested attendees took part in the pre-proposal conference for the $7 billion Renewable and Alternative Energy Power Production for DoD Installations Multiple Award Task Order Contract (MATOC).

  • Blackhawks conduct training as ramp-up to NIE 13.1

    Aug 30, 2012

    While 1st Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, held a company command post exercise at East Fort Bliss' Mission Training Center, Aug. 21-25, 2012, as part of a ramp-up to Network Integration Exercise 13.1, the Army also evaluated the Mission Training Center's capability to support modernized brigade combat teams.

  • U.S. Army Europe Soldiers get realistic look at perils of drinking and driving

    Aug 29, 2012

    HEIDELBERG, Germany -- U.S. Army Europe Soldiers are getting a chance to take part in the Save A Life Tour that uses state-of-the-art simulation, graphic imagery and dramatic props and presentations to help participants to sincerely understand the consequences of driving while impaired.

  • U.S. Army Europe kicks off campaign to enlist community in 'Fueling the Future'

    Aug 30, 2012

    U.S. Army Europe kicked off a new campaign in Heidelberg, Germany, Aug. 28, 2012, to help members of the Army in Europe community to make healthy nutrition and lifestyle choices.

  • TACOM LCMC leader receives FEB award

    Aug 29, 2012

  • Culinary warrior competition adds flavorful twist

    Aug 29, 2012

    Food service Soldiers from the 16th Sustainment Brigade faced off during a battle of wits, physical endurance and culinary skills Aug. 14-17 for a chance to become the next Culinary Warrior and Warrior Leader of the Year.

  • 2BCT Soldiers train critical skills

    Aug 29, 2013

    Approximately 80 Soldiers from the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, participated in Company Intelligence Support Teams training Aug 27-30 at the Brigade headquarters on Fort Drum.

  • Labor Day Safety Message from the Surgeon General

    Aug 29, 2012

    Labor Day is dedicated to recognizing and honoring our Nation's workforce; it also marks the traditional end of the summer season. CSM Brock and I salute the MEDCOM workforce for your dedicated service to our Nation. Your service continues to strengthen the health and readiness of our AMEDD and Army Family.

  • 2nd BCT participates in COIN seminar

    Aug 29, 2013

    Key leaders from 2nd Brigade, 10th Mountain Division, participated in a Counter Insurgency (COIN) seminar held Aug 20-24 at Fort Drum's Mission Training Complex.

  • Baumholder Youth of the Year focused on helping children

    Aug 29, 2012

    BAUMHOLDER, Germany - Despite her busy school schedule Baumholder's Boys and Girls Club of America Youth of the Year, Abigail Baah, dedicated more than 140 hours of her time this past year to children because she wanted to help shape their future and to familiarize herself for her goal in becoming a child lawyer. Lt. Col. Mike Sullivan, U.S. Army Garrison Baumholder commander, surprised her recently at the teen center by presenting her with the Youth of the Year medal.

  • Students render honors in new Aukamm Flag Corps

    Aug 29, 2012

    WIESBADEN, Germany - One of the first things new Aukamm Elementary School Principal Debbie Parks noticed upon arrival was an empty space where a U.S. flag would usually fly over the school. "When I came up here in May [Parks was principal of Garmisch Elementary School at that time] I met with key leaders and members of the Parent Teachers Association and School Advisory Committee. I asked them what improvements they would like to see," Parks explained.

  • Pacific Strykers find versatile place to train in Korea

    Aug 29, 2012

    The 1-27th Wolfhound Infantry Battalion, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, from Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, which is currently training at Rodriguez Range with 2nd Infantry Division forces, is part of the greater Stryker force in the Pacific region.

  • Sky Dragons build lasting friendship with ROK Army during UFG

    Aug 29, 2012

    CAMP YONGIN, South Korea - The XVIII Airborne Corps "Sky Dragons" were officially greeted by the Third Republic of Korea Army as they launched the beginning of Ulchi Freedom Guardian 2012 here on Aug 24.

  • Joint effort: U.S., host nation officials work on issues of mutual concern

    Aug 29, 2012

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Traffic in military community housing areas, planned construction and school partnerships were topics at the German-American Executive Exchange Council Meeting Aug. 15 in the Wiesbaden Entertainment Center. Wiesbaden Lord Mayor Dr. Helmut Müller and Col. David Carstens, U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden commander, led the meeting which provides a forum for local host nation and garrison leaders to discuss issues of mutual concern and interest.

  • Eighth Army weathers typhoon during UFG

    Aug 29, 2012

    While training to confront simulated threats during exercise Ulchi Freedom Guardian 2012, Eighth Army overcame a real one when the strongest typhoon in a decade struck the Korean Peninsula, Aug. 28, 2012.

  • Over-the-counter medications available at clinic pharmacy

    Aug 29, 2012

    Over-the-counter medications are a free benefit for Soldiers, family members and retirees.

  • Robotics: Students continue to explore science, math, technology during summer vacation

    Aug 29, 2012

    Alex Taylor went back to school this week geared up to appreciate her math and science classes even more than before, all thanks to a Robotics Summer Day Camp held Aug. 13-17, 2012, at Wiesbaden High School, Germany.

  • Women's Equality Day: Volunteers bring struggle to life during observance

    Aug 29, 2012

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Wiesbaden community members watched with fascination as volunteers brought a taste of the struggle for women's rights through songs and skits, poems and passionate speeches. Women's Equality Day was celebrated Aug. 24 at the Tony Bass Center on Clay Kaserne.

  • 8th Theater Sustainment commander visits 83rd Ordnance Battalion Soldiers in Kure

    Aug 29, 2012

    TORII STATION, Okinawa (Aug. 29, 2012) -- The commander of the 8th Theater Sustainment Command visited a unit in Kure, Japan, to observe how the Soldiers assigned there conduct ammunitions operations from their headquarters in the southern prefecture of Hiroshima.

  • Afghan Public Protection Force to become Afghan's newest guards

    Aug 29, 2012

    The Afghan Public Protection Force's main task is to protect banks and privately owned companies. Although they became operational five months ago, they are branching out to supply security to Afghan and Coalition bases as well.

  • Soldier Spotlight: Getting to know Command Sgt. Maj. Russ A. Hamilton

    Aug 29, 2012

    Soldier Spotlight: Getting to know Command Sgt. Maj. Russ A. Hamilton

  • A new silicon valley in the Northeast?

    Aug 29, 2012

    The Army's Benét Laboratories, which is located at the Watervliet Arsenal in upstate New York, brought together nearly 30 of the nation's experts this month to share information about a little known resource called "black silicon."

  • Excellence recognized, honored

    Aug 29, 2012

    Six NCOs were inducted into SAMC; DA civilians and NCO and Soldier of the Year recognized

  • Fort Bragg research examines value of virtual reality as PTSD treatment

    Aug 29, 2012

    Professionals from the departments of Defense and Health and Human Services are at Fort Bragg, N.C., conducting a study to see if the use of virtual reality therapy will help service members coming home from combat environments combat post-traumatic stress disorder.

  • Fort Carson counter-IED specialists help train troops

    Aug 29, 2012

    Outside the wire on training area 11, quartermasters trolled the ground with the newest mine detection equipment, searching for command wire, homemade explosive device triggers and other material that could indicate a possible threat.

  • Army gold medalist Hancock to visit White House with U.S. Olympic team

    Aug 30, 2012

    After the spotlight of the Olympic games in London, and another gold medal to add to the one he earned in Beijing just four years ago, Sgt. Vincent Hancock has come back to the United States and is now reaping accolades and recognition for his performance behind a Beretta DT10 shotgun.

  • Block party gets students ready for school year

    Aug 29, 2012

    To help kids get ready to go back to school, U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan Child Youth Schools and Services (CYSS) organized the Back to School Block Party here, August 24. Conversations and laughs were shared as students and parents had the opportunity to talk to school administrators and teachers, and also ask questions about upcoming school year.

  • Yongsan begins new school year

    Aug 28, 2012

    Children from elementary, middle and high school crowded the school grounds on U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan for the first day of school, Aug. 27. As parents and children visited the registrar's office, students bragged to friends about their new class schedules. Within the first hour of school, hallways and classrooms at Seoul American High School, Seoul American Middle School and Seoul American Elementary School were bustling with activity as children made their way to their respective classes and began the new school semester.

  • 368th FEST-M ensures force protection during UFG12

    Aug 30, 2012

    WAEGWAN, Republic of Korea--2nd Lt. Jeremy Lockhart and Staff Sgt. Kyle Kingsley, assigned to 368th FEST-M, 412th Theater Engineer Command, check the distances between buildings and the outside perimeter during UFG at Camp Carroll, South Korea. The 368th will use the measurements to determine if the buildings meet safety and security requirements.

  • Hawaii Five-0 films at Historic Palm Circle

    Aug 29, 2012

    Cast and crew from the hit series Hawaii Five-0 filmed scenes from the show's 3rd consecutive season at Historic Palm Circle on Fort Shafter, Hawaii. Soldiers from U.S. Army Pacific gathered to support filming throughout the day, playing no other role but a U.S. Army Soldier.

  • Carson honors lives lost in line of duty

    Aug 28, 2012

    Soldiers, Families, friends and community members gathered to honor the memory of Sgt. Maj. Kevin J. Griffin, senior enlisted leader, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division; Maj. Thomas Kennedy, fire support officer, 4th BCT, 4th Inf. Div.; and Air Force Maj. Walter "D.G." Gray, air liaison officer, 13th Air Support Operations Squadron, during a memorial service held in their honor at Founder's Field, Aug. 23.

  • ACS 'Kids Chat' opens new avenues of communication for children

    Aug 28, 2012

    FORT CARSON, Colo. -- The Fort Carson Army Community Service, Family Advocate Program, held a "Kids Chat" session as part of their Family Violence Prevention Plan at the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division Headquarters building, Aug. 24, to help military children open up about their feelings and to hear the concerns of deployed parents.

  • Seeds of hope: JBLM inmates grow a new start with horticulture program

    Aug 29, 2012

    JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD, Wash. -- Hidden away in a wood line of evergreens, behind a maze of 12-foot-high security fences with razor wire tops, where few might expect to find any good, lies a garden chocked full of life and color. The men who tend to it -- Soldier prisoners under incarceration for violating military law -- take deep pride in raising quality fruits and vegetables from its soil.

  • Seeds of hope: JBLM inmates grow a new start with horticulture program

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    Hidden away in a wood line of evergreens, behind a maze of 12-foot-high security fences with razor wire tops, where few might expect to find any good, lies a garden chocked full of life and color. The men who tend to it - soldier prisoners under incarceration for violating military law - take deep pride in raising quality fruits and vegetables from its soil.

  • Strong women celebrated at Women's Equality Day ceremony

    Jan 24, 2013

    FORT CARSON, Colo. --Women serve many different roles to many different people; mothers, wives, daughters, caretakers and nurturers, but it's only been since 1971, with the advent of Women's Equality Day, Aug. 26, that their role in shaping the political, social and economic aspects of our great nation has been officially honored. 4th Infantry Division Soldiers celebrated Women's Equality Day at the Elkhorn Conference Center Aug. 24, to recognize women in America's history, both civilian and military, who have made significant contributions to the country's success and continued progress.

  • Currahee is Best Cook of the Quarter

    Aug 28, 2012

    FORT CAMPBELL, Ky-U.S. Army Spc. James F. McCollum from Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 4th Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, and native of Radcliff, Ky., was awarded the 101st Airborne Division Commanding General's Best Cook of the Quarter, Aug. 22, 2012 at Fort Campbell, Ky.

  • Army Now - R.O.T.C. Cadet nurses visit Germany's Landstuhl Regional Medical Cente

    Aug 28, 2012

    R.O.T.C. Cadet nurses visit Germany's Landstuhl Regional Medical Center for on the job training

  • Army Now - Guantanamo braces for Tropical Storm Isaac

    Aug 28, 2012

    Joint Task Force Guantanamo braces for the weather as Tropical Storm Isaac crosses the bay.

  • Corps' Cochiti Lake Hosts Second Annual Triathlon

    Aug 31, 2012

    Albuquerque District's Cochiti Lake recently hosted a triathlon, organized by Chasing 3 Race Productions. It was an official triathlon, sanctioned by USA Triathlon, the national governing body for many types of sports and racing events and a federation member of the U.S. Olympic Committee.

  • USARPAC Labor Day Safety Message

    Aug 28, 2012

    We should never forget that our Nation's strength, freedom, and prosperity would be impossible without the dedication and tireless efforts of the American worker. On September 3rd, we will pay tribute to all of our citizens who have worked so hard to create and sustain this great Nation as we celebrate Labor Day.

  • Post ready for future hurricane response

    Aug 30, 2012

    To ensure the safety and protection of personnel and equipment Fort Rucker took some necessary precautions to prepare for a potential direct hit by Hurricane Isaac. Although the path of the storm shifted away from the Wiregrass, Fort Rucker was ready.

  • Paralympians complete preparations in London

    Aug 29, 2012

    Members of the U.S. Paralympic team completed their team processing and remain focused amid growing anticipation for the 2012 Paralympic Games.

  • Thousands of Guardsmen available to governors in Isaac's path

    Aug 28, 2012

    More than 33,500 National Guard personnel and nearly 100 aircraft are available to the governors of Florida, Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana, as Tropical Storm Isaac threatens states along the Gulf of Mexico, Defense Department officials said today.

  • Thousands of Guard members prepare for Isaac

    Aug 28, 2012

    More than 33,500 National Guard troops and nearly 100 aircraft are available to the governors of Florida, Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana as Hurricane Isaac threatens states along the Gulf of Mexico, Defense Department officials said.

  • 'Renegade' engineer company closes combat deployment with hundreds of awards to its Soldiers

    Aug 28, 2012

    Soldiers of the 509th Clearance Company conducted a post-deployment award ceremony Aug. 9 at Specker Chapel to recognize individual "Renegades" for their extraordinary performance while deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

  • Corps District has Two Hispanic Engineer National Achievement Winners

    Aug 28, 2012

    The Hispanic Engineer National Achievement Awards Corporation's Great Minds in STEM 2012 HENAAC award winners include two Albuquerque District employees who will be recognized at the Salute to STEM Military & Civilian Heroes Awards Dinner at Disney World in October.

  • Soldiers vie for medical field's highest honor

    Aug 28, 2012

    Soldiers scrambled through mud, charged over walls, and inspected, treated and transported the wounded, all in pursuit of the Expert Field Medical Badge. More than 200 Soldiers came to Fort Carson, from as far away as Alaska, for Expert Field Medical Badge testing, which the 4th Infantry Division hosted at the Wilderness Road Training Complex from July 30 to Aug. 24.

  • 'Angling' for fun: vets take service members fishing at Corps Lake in thanks for their service

    Aug 28, 2012

    TULSA -- A group of Airmen, Soldiers and Marines were treated to a free day of fishing July 21 at a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers lake in southeastern Kansas to thank them for their service and give them some downtime.

  • CK brightens Soldiers field training

    Aug 28, 2012

    When Soldiers get off work at their duty stations, many of them look forward to a shower and a meal. For the Task Force Wings Soldiers conducting training at Fort Bragg, N.C., Aug. 19-29, that luxury can be hard to come by. However, to keep the morale up, leaders brought food service specialists on the Joint Operations Aviation Exercise to cook and serve food by use of the containerized kitchen.

  • Photo Essay: On the Road with Secretary McHugh - South Korea

    Aug 28, 2012

    Secretary of the Army John McHugh visits Seoul, South Korea, meeting with South Korean officials and Soldiers, and visiting the Joint Security Area located within the village of Panmunjom, as well as Camp Humphreys. McHugh also met with Gen. James D. Thurman, Commander of United Nations Command, U.S./Republic of Korea Combined Forces Command, and United States Forces Korea, and Lt. Gen. John D. Johnson, commanding general of Eighth Army.

  • Hometown values combined with Army's world of opportunities equals success

    Aug 28, 2012

    With last week kicking off the new school year, Gen. Dennis L. Via, Commander, U.S. Army Materiel Command took time out of his busy schedule to speak with Martinsville and Henry County, Va. students Aug. 28.

  • Arctic Soldiers conquer the water during survival course

    Aug 28, 2012

    FORT WAINWRIGHT, Alaska -- Soldiers from Headquarters and Headquarters Company, Brigade Troops Battalion, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division put away their snow shoes and cold weather gear and hit the water for a Combat Water Survival Training course at Melavin Gym here Aug. 23.

  • Dang defies odds, defines success

    Aug 28, 2012

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -- His life is the sort of story you read in a book or watch in a movie. From humble beginnings in Vietnam to a career as an interdisciplinary engineer, Ngoc Dang has proven that anything is possible.

  • Joseph W. Westphal biography: Aug. 2012

    Aug 28, 2012

  • Army's newest general purpose round shows accuracy in rifle competition

    Aug 29, 2012

    The Army's new M855A1 Enhanced Performance Round is performing well under combat conditions in Afghanistan, but how does it stack up during a rifle competition?

  • AMC 50th Anniversary

    Oct 1, 2012

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The U.S. Army Materiel Command kicked-off its 50th anniversary celebration Aug. 1, but the celebration continued through the end of October by highlighting AMC's history.

  • COL Fern O. Sumpter Vision & Philosophy

    Aug 28, 2012

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