Archive: Sep 2012

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  • Soldier reenlsits inside gas chamber

    Sep 30, 2012

    Cpt. Kristen Usnick, left, Headquarters and Headquarters Company commander, 15th Special Troops Battalion, 15th Sustainment Brigade, re-enlists Sgt. Ryan Craig, a Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear (CBRN) Specialist, with HHC 15th STB Sept. 28 inside the gas chamber on East Fort Bliss. Craig, who plans on making the Army a career, reenlisted for 3-years, with current duty station stabilization.

  • Army Soldier retires after 25 years

    Sep 30, 2012

    Lt. Col. Marguerite Irvine wears her uniform one last time

  • Closing a long chapter

    Oct 1, 2012

    Debbie Gilbert retires after 34 years

  • NBC's Lester Holt talks with deployed service members

    Sep 30, 2012

  • SMDC shows 'awesome' side of science to high schoolers

    Oct 2, 2012

    Adventures in Engineering day shows high school juniors many possibilities

  • Postal in Action

    Sep 29, 2012

    There is an Army adage that the three things Soldiers need are food, pay, and mail and for many servicemembers mail is the only connection to home in remote combat outposts and forward operating bases. "The 8th Human Resource Sustainment Center (HRSC), Postal Operations Division (POD) provides critical support of mail operations sustaining the morale of all servicemembers, Civilians, and Contractors throughout the ARCENT and CENTCOM Area of Responsibility," said Capt. TiCondra Swartz, 8th HRSC Postal Operations Deputy.

  • Afghan airmen learn language of flight

    Nov 30, -0001

    Whether an Afghan airmen needs to fly an aircraft safely, communicate with air traffic controllers, or maintain and fix equipment, he must first learn the language of flight.

  • 3rd Infantry Division takes command of Regional Command-South

    Nov 30, -0001

    U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Jim Huggins, 82nd Airborne Division commanding general and outgoing Regional Command-South commanding general, cased the 82nd Airborne Division colors and officially handed over command to U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Robert "Abe" Abrams, commanding general of the 3rd Infantry Division, during a Transition of authority ceremony at Kandahar Airfield, Sept. 2, 2012.

  • Inside an Afghan security forces' hospital

    Nov 30, -0001

    As Afghan National Security Forces work to rid the country of insurgents, wartime casualties become a sobering reality for the country, especially in Afghanistan's highly-active southern region.

  • CENTCOM senior enlisted leader visits Afghanistan, talks insider threat

    Nov 30, -0001

    Dealing with the insider threat in Afghanistan can sometimes be thought of as an Afghan problem, dealt with by coalition forces serving in theater. Command Sgt. Maj. Frank A. Grippe has a different perspective.

  • IJC and ANA Surgeons General visit ANA LSA

    Sep 29, 2012

    Brig. Gen. Norvell V. Coots, surgeon general, International Security Assistance Force Joint Command, and Afghan National Army Maj. Gen. Mohammad Wardak, ANA surgeon general, visited the ANA logistics support area September 21, 2011 to gain a better understanding of the medical needs in support of the mission of the Afghan National Detention Facility Parwan.

  • Maj. Gen. Dahl tours the DFIP

    Sep 29, 2012

    Maj. Gen. Kenneth R. Dahl, deputy commanding general for support, U.S. Forces Afghanistan, toured the Detention Facility in Parwan September 20, 2012, to gain a better understanding of the strategic-level mission performed at the DFIP. Dahl oversees logistical needs throughout Afghanistan.

  • One Afghan's solution to insider attacks

    Nov 30, -0001

    With the recent rise in insider attacks afflicting Afghanistan, one Afghan National Army commander believes there is a simple solution to prevent future incidents. At a company operational planning session with his mentors, 1st Lt. Abdul Rahman, spoke on his convictions regarding insider attacks.

  • Afghan Security Forces plan and execute joint operation

    Nov 30, -0001

    Afghan National Security Forces continue to provide safety and security for Afghan locals. Evidence of this occurred when soldiers of 3rd Kandak, 4th Brigade, 205th Corps Afghan National Army conducted a clearance operation on Sept. 7 in Khas Uruzgan district, Afghanistan. 4th Brigade displayed its ability to conduct mission planning from the brigade level down to the platoon level.

  • Teaching for a better tomorrow

    Nov 30, -0001

    With his smooth dialect and comfortable manner, any bystander might think that he had been teaching for years. In the middle of this hot Ramazan day, full of energy and excitement, Sgt. Wakil of 3rd Kandak, 4th Brigade, 205th Afghan National Army Corps, was making history at Patrol Base Musaza'i, July 30, 2012.

  • Afghan instructor course helps ensure sustainment capability

    Nov 30, -0001

    The Explosives Hazard Reduction Course in Uruzgan province is breaking barriers and taking another progressive step forward with a historical new addition to its training program. For the first time in history the Explosives Hazard Reduction Instructor Course in Uruzgan was facilitated and taught by Afghan soldiers.

  • Brothers in arms and in blood

    Nov 30, -0001

    The 1-14 Cavalry soldiers with an Afghan National Police officer during an ANP-led foot patrol near Wanow, Afghanistan, June 14, 2012.

  • Brothers in arms and in blood

    Nov 30, -0001

    An U.S. soldier looks on as Afghan National Police officers question locals on recent insurgent activity during a foot patrol near Wanow, Afghanistan, June 14, 2012.

  • Send in the cavalry... medic

    Nov 30, -0001

    Pfc. Robert Snodgrass, medic for 2nd Platoon, Alpha Troop, 1-14th Cavalry, pulls security behind a mud wall during a patrol near Patrol Base Khyber, Afghanistan, June 24, 2012. Snodgrass has been an Army medic for 15 months now and is halfway through his tour overseas.

  • Send in the cavalry... medic

    Nov 30, -0001

    Pfc. Robert Snodgrass, medic for 2nd Platoon, Alpha Troop, 1-14th Cavalry, pulls security in a wheat field during a patrol near Patrol Base Khyber, Afghanistan, June 24, 2012. Snodgrass has been an Army medic for 15 months now and is halfway through his tour overseas.

  • Send in the cavalry... medic

    Nov 30, -0001

    Pfc. Robert Snodgrass, medic for 2nd Platoon, Alpha Troop, 1-14th Cavalry, pulls security while members of his team speak with locals during a patrol near Patrol Base Khyber, Afghanistan, June 24, 2012. Snodgrass has been an Army medic for 15 months now, and is halfway through his tour overseas.

  • Send in the cavalry... medic

    Nov 30, -0001

    Pfc. Robert Snodgrass, medic for 2nd Platoon, Alpha Troop, 1-14th Cavalry, patrols near Patrol Base Khyber, Afghanistan, June 24, 2012. Snodgrass has been an Army medic for 15 months now and is halfway through his tour overseas.

  • Afghan National Army soldiers soar with Operation Eagle's Flight

    Nov 30, -0001

    Afghan National Army soldiers watch as a D30 Howitzer fires a high explosive round during Operation Eagle's Flight, an ANA artillery validation exercise held at Patrol Base Sorkh Bid, Afghanistan, July 11, 2012.

  • Afghan National Army soldiers soar with Operation Eagle's Flight

    Nov 30, -0001

    Afghan National Army soldiers cover their ears after a blast from a D30 Howitzer during Operation Eagle's Flight, an ANA artillery validation exercise held at Patrol Base Sorkh Bid, Afghanistan, July 11, 2012.

  • Afghan National Army soldiers soar with Operation Eagle's Flight

    Nov 30, -0001

    An Afghan National Army soldier calls to ANA D30 Howitzer operators during Operation Eagle's Flight, an ANA artillery validation exercise held at Patrol Base Sorkh Bid, Afghanistan, July 11, 2012.

  • Afghan National Army soldiers soar with Operation Eagle's Flight

    Nov 30, -0001

    Australian Capt. Raj Chetty assesses Afghan National Army soldiers on their targeting skills during Operation Eagle's Flight, an ANA artillery validation exercise held at Patrol Base Sorkh Bid, Afghanistan, July 11, 2012.

  • Afghan National Army soldiers soar with Operation Eagle's Flight

    Nov 30, -0001

    An Afghan National Army soldier cleans artillery rounds during Operation Eagle's Flight, an ANA artillery validation exercise held at Patrol Base Sorkh Bid, Afghanistan, July 11, 2012.

  • Afghan instructor course helps ensure sustainment capability

    Nov 30, -0001

    Members of the Afghan National Army issue explosives and prepare to set charges during the Explosives Hazard Reduction Instructor Course at the counter improvised explosives device range in Tarin Kot, Afghanistan, Aug. 16, 2012.

  • Afghan instructor course helps ensure sustainment capability

    Nov 30, -0001

    Afghan National Army trainees supervise peers in placement of demolitions charges during the Explosives Hazard Reduction Instructor Course at the counter improvised explosives device range in Tarin Kot, Afghanistan, Aug. 16, 2012.

  • Afghan instructor course helps ensure sustainment capability

    Nov 30, -0001

    Afghan National Army trainees supervise peers in the placement of demolitions charges during the Explosives Hazard Reduction Instructor Course at the counter improvised explosives device range in Tarin Kot, Afghanistan, Aug. 16, 2012.

  • Afghan instructor course helps ensure sustainment capability

    Nov 30, -0001

    Members of the Afghan National Army issue explosives and prepare to set charges during the Explosives Hazard Reduction Instructor Course at the counter improvised explosives device range in Tarin Kot, Afghanistan, Aug. 16, 2012.

  • Afghan instructor course helps ensure sustainment capability

    Nov 30, -0001

    An Afghan National Army trainee places a demolitions charge during the Explosives Hazard Reduction Instructor Course at the counter improvised explosives device range in Tarin Kot, Afghanistan, Aug. 16, 2012.

  • Afghan instructor course helps ensure sustainment capability

    Nov 30, -0001

    Afghan National Army trainees supervise peers in the placement of demolitions charges and check timers during the Explosives Hazard Reduction Instructor Course at the counter improvised explosives device range in Tarin Kot, Afghanistan, Aug. 16, 2012.

  • One Afghan's solution to insider attacks

    Nov 30, -0001

    Afghan National Army 1st. Lt. Abdul Rahman and Australian Sgt. Joel McMahon, Mobile Advisory Group second in command, Mentoring Team Charlie, 3rd Royal Australian Regiment Task Group plan for a clearance operation at Village Stability Staging Area Anaconda, Khas Uruzgan district, Sept. 10, 2012.

  • Afghan security forces plan and execute joint operation

    Nov 30, -0001

    An Afghan National Army engineer gives direction over the radio to a team of search engineers clearing the area ahead during a clearance operation in Khas Uruzgan, Afghanistan, Sept. 7, 2012.

  • Afghan security forces plan and execute joint operation

    Nov 30, -0001

    Afghan National Army Lt. Col. Abdul Ghafoor, 3rd Kandak commander, briefs his subordinates and coalition partners on clearance operations during a mission in Khas Uruzgan, Afghanistan, Sept. 10, 2012.

  • Afghan security forces plan and execute joint operation

    Nov 30, -0001

    An Afghan girl peeks out at Afghan National Security Forces as they patrol past her house during a clearance operation in Khas Uruzgan, Afghanistan, Sept. 8, 2012.

  • Afghan security forces plan and execute joint operation

    Nov 30, -0001

    Afghan National Police and Army members and coalition soldiers patrol through a draw during a clearance operation in Khas Uruzgan, Afghanistan, Sept. 8, 2012.

  • Afghan security forces plan and execute joint operation

    Nov 30, -0001

    Afghan National Police and Army members patrol through a riverbed during a clearance operation in Khas Uruzgan, Afghanistan, Sept. 8, 2012.

  • Afghan security forces plan and execute joint operation

    Nov 30, -0001

    Local Afghans in Khas Uruzgan review pamphlets handed out to them by Afghan National Security Forces during a clearance operation, Sept. 8, 2012. The pamphlets were used to inform the local population that the security forces are there to help them.

  • Afghan security forces plan and execute joint operation

    Nov 30, -0001

    Australian and Afghan National Army engineers depart camp for another day of clearing operations in Khas Uruzgan, Afghanistan, Sept. 7, 2012.

  • Afghan security forces plan and execute joint operation

    Nov 30, -0001

    Australian and Afghan National Army soldiers return to camp for the evening after clearing an area of Khas Uruzgan, Afghanistan, Sept. 7, 2012.

  • Afghan security forces plan and execute joint operation

    Nov 30, -0001

    An Afghan National Army engineer collects information from local children during a clearance operation in Khas Uruzgan, Afghanistan, Sept. 7, 2012.

  • Afghan security forces plan and execute joint operation

    Nov 30, -0001

    An Afghan National Army engineer collects information from local children during a clearance operation in Khas Uruzgan, Afghanistan, Sept. 7, 2012.

  • Afghan security forces plan and execute joint operation

    Nov 30, -0001

    An Afghan National Police officer pulls security during a clearance operation in Khas Uruzgan, Afghanistan, Sept. 7, 2012.

  • Afghan security forces plan and execute joint operation

    Nov 30, -0001

    An Afghan National Army engineer pulls security during a clearance operation in Khas Uruzgan, Afghanistan, Sept. 7, 2012.

  • Afghan security forces plan and execute joint operation

    Nov 30, -0001

    An Afghan National Army engineer pulls security during a clearance operation in Khas Uruzgan, Afghanistan, Sept. 7, 2012.

  • Afghan security forces plan and execute joint operation

    Nov 30, -0001

    Australian Lt. Tim Glover, Mobile Advisory Group commander, Mentoring Team Charlie, 3rd Royal Australian Regiment Task Group, discusses a clearance plan with an Afghan National Army engineer officer, Sept. 6, 2012.

  • Afghan security forces plan and execute joint operation

    Nov 30, -0001

    Australian Lt. Tim Glover, Mobile Advisory Group commander, Mentoring Team Charlie, 3rd Royal Australian Regiment Task Group, discusses a clearance plan with an Afghan National Army engineer officer, Sept. 6, 2012.

  • Schofield health clinic hosts terrain walk, educates Army leaders on behavioral health services

    Oct 1, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- More than 90 of U.S. Army-Hawaii's battalion-level and above command team members took part in a terrain walk at U.S. Army Health Clinic-Schofield Barracks in order to learn about behavioral health and substance abuse services available to their Soldiers and families, Sept. 27, here.

  • 'Community Day' aids museum, school

    Sep 28, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii (Sept. 28, 2012) -- With tool belts, paint brushes and shovels in tow, nearly 100 volunteers headed out to four organizations on Oahu to take part in capital improvement and community service projects for Lend Lease's annual Community Day, Sept. 20.

  • Symposium to connect EFMP families, services

    Sep 28, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii (Sept. 28, 2012) -- While most garrison services are the same from post to post, community activities and resources can vary widely.

  • 'Odyssey' offers insights for job searches, Oct. 9-12

    Sep 28, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii (Sept. 28, 2012) -- A one-of-a-kind opportunity for job seekers, designed to provide important tools for success from resume writing workshops to computer training, is coming to Schofield Barracks during Employment Odyssey Week, Oct. 9-11

  • Soldiers travel to remote Alaska village, honor World War II veteran

    Oct 1, 2012

    FORT WAINWRIGHT, Alaska (September 28, 2012) -- An icon of the Alaska trapping community and Interior, an adventurer and a man highly respected by all, was remembered by family and friends at a memorial ceremony August 18, 2012, at the village of Healy Lake, population 13. Twelve soldiers from the Brigade Troops Battalion, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division and one from the 9th Army Band traveled by Army helicopter to Healy Lake to honor Paul Kirsteatter, a World War II veteran with a very unique story.

  • Gold Star Mothers recognized for sacrifice, strength

    Sep 28, 2012

    FORT WAINWRIGHT, Alaska (September 28, 2012) -- Gold Star Mothers will be recognized during Sunday services 11 a.m. Sept. 30. The Protestant service takes place at the Northern Lights Chapel (Building 3430) and Catholic mass takes place at the Southern Lights Chapel (Building 4107).

  • Gold Star Mother's Day offers Punchbowl lei remembrance

    Oct 1, 2012

    HONOLULU, Hawaii (Sept. 28, 2012) -- More than 30 Gold Star Mothers will participate in a Lei of Honor and Remembrance ceremony, 11 a.m., Sept. 30, at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, here, in commemoration of national "Gold Star Mother's Day."

  • ACS offers budget, credit counseling

    Sep 28, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii (Sept. 28, 2012) -- On a typical day, the Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation's Army Community Service supports more than 40 requests for financial and employment readiness program support.

  • ASC guest speaker tells story of daughter's suicide

    Sep 28, 2012

    To some, she was just a number. To the Defense Department and Veterans Affairs, she was another alarming veteran suicide statistic. But to Barbara Davis, it was her daughter.

  • Newly trained instructors boost combatives program

    Sep 28, 2012

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. -- Fifteen Soldiers from the 229th Military Intelligence Battalion graduated from the Basic Combatives Course with a small ceremony held inside the Price Fitness Center Sept. 19.

  • Rising Stars shine on the Presidio

    Sep 28, 2012

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. -- Military community hopefuls took a shot at being the next Rising Star during auditions Sept. 14 at the Hobson Student Activities Center here.

  • AR-MEDCOM Supports East Bay Stand Down 2012

    Sep 28, 2012

    Army Reserve Medical Command Soldiers, along with Air Force, Navy and Coast Guard Reserve members participate in a Department of Defense sponsored Innovative Readiness Training (IRT) mission during the East Bay Stand Down at the Alameda Fairgrounds in Pleasanton, Calif. Sept 13-16, 2012.

  • Forward Surgical Teams Train to Save Lives

    Sep 28, 2012

  • More than 10,000 join in suicide prevention run at Fort Lee

    Sep 28, 2012

    More than 10,000 Soldiers and military personnel from other service branches participated in a 2-mile run early this morning to kick off Fort Lee's observance of the Army-wide suicide prevention stand down day.

  • "ASISTing" a fellow Soldier

    Sep 28, 2012

    Lifeliners, MP's learn to identify comrades in need during suicide skills training

  • "Back to Basics"

    Sep 28, 2012

    "Strike Fear" battalion trains on sling load operations with Avengers

  • MEDCOM Speaks! Survey Results --The Next Step

    Sep 28, 2012

    LTG Patricia Horoho extends her thanks to all who participated in the 2012 MEDCOM Speaks! Employee Engagement Survey. A remarkable 35% of U.S. Army MEDCOM service members and civilian employees surveyed gave their feedback, providing valuable information on the state of MEDCOM and employee engagement. The data is currently being analyzed, and employees should expect to begin receiving communications about the survey results by the end of December.

  • 307th Engineer Battalion All American Engineer Week Race

    Sep 28, 2012

    All American Engineer Week is a time for celebration and remembrance for Fort Bragg's 307th Engineer Battalion. Companies of the 207th Remembered the famous crossing of the Waal River in Holland with a race around Fort Bragg's Kiest Lake, as WWII veterans and 307th Alumni look on.

  • Patients Benefit From Paperless Health Portal

    Sep 28, 2012

    Behavioral Health (BH) patients will soon see improvements in their appointment process following the implementation of a paperless portal designed to reduce redundancy, improve patient-provider communication, and give providers 'real-time' access to critical information.

  • Happy 18th birthday MEDCOM

    Sep 28, 2012

    The United States Army Medical Command (MEDCOM) celebrates its 18th anniversary on October 2. It all began with a ceremony held on the parade field at Fort Sam Houston, Texas on October 4, 1994. The establishment of the MEDCOM replaced the previously designated Health Services Command (HSC) which came into being in April 1973 under the command and control of Maj. Gen. Spurgeon H. Neel, Jr.

  • October is National Depression Awareness Month

    Oct 1, 2012

    October is National Depression Awareness Month. On Oct. 11, organizations and communities across the United States will observe 'National Depression Screening Day' to educate people about the various signs and symptoms of depression and the availability of free anonymous behavioral health screenings. The Army theme for 2012 is "Redefining Strength -- Get Screened, Seek Care." Symptoms of depression include persistent sadness/anxiety, feelings of hopelessness, pessimism, helplessness, difficulty concentrating, alcohol or substance abuse, and more.

  • October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

    Sep 28, 2012

    October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month across the nation. Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed non-skin cancer in women. One out of every eight women will develop breast cancer in her lifetime.

  • Insect-repelling ACUs now available to all Soldiers

    Oct 1, 2012

    Beginning this month, Soldiers in the United States can purchase new Army Combat Uniforms treated with insect repellent that will help fight insect-borne illnesses such as Lyme disease and West Nile Virus.

  • Commanding General, Army Materiel Command visits, tours

    Sep 28, 2012

    Redstone Arsenal, Ala., Sept. 28, 2012 -- Gen. Dennis L. Via, Army Materiel Command's Commanding General paid his initial visit to the Aviation and Missile Life Cycle Management Command here today.

  • Corps of Engineers project pulls out World War II fuel storage tanks

    Oct 2, 2012

    Under the Formerly Used Defense Site program, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - Baltimore District is removing five of six welded steel underground storage tanks in Monaca, Pa., that could store 1.74 million gallons of fuel each.

  • Lt. Gen. Patricia Horoho's Columbus Day Safety Message 2012

    Sep 28, 2012

    It has been 520 years since Christopher Columbus landed in the New World. Columbus Day marks the anniversary of this discovery. This visionary explorer led a courageous fleet of ships on an uncharted quest to find a trade route to Asia. Amidst potential mutiny, mechanical failures, and considerable self doubt, he chose to inspire and persevere. His fortitude and resilience began a century of exploration by seafarers to discover new lands and people.

  • Pollution prevention week at Fort Bragg emphasizes safe chemical use

    Sep 28, 2012

    National Pollution Prevention Week is Sept. 17 through 23. This year, the observance emphasizes "Safer Chemicals for a Safer World." Why are chemicals a cause for concern? Within 26 seconds of a person's exposure to chemicals, traces of these chemicals can be found in every organ in the body. Consequences of prolonged exposure to and bioaccumulation of chemicals range from skin irritation to cancer and from allergic reactions to neurological disorders.

  • Bertlings Honored As Volunteer Family Of The Year

    Sep 28, 2012

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The Bertling family gives, so that whether a Soldier gives some or all, their sacrifice never goes without a thank you.

  • Picerne Military Housing honors Fort Bragg military spouses

    Sep 28, 2012

    More than 500 military spouses enjoyed free manicures, facials and a day of pampering at Picerne Military Housing's Spouse Appreciation Day events held on Sept. 12, at the lodge at Linden Oaks and Sept. 19, at the Pope Neighborhood Center.

  • Army Provides Rewarding Careers For Soldier Couple

    Sep 28, 2012

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- With every promotion, the Marzan couple has asked each other "What do you think?"

  • Senior Leaders Sign Army Community Covenant

    Sep 28, 2012

    Maj. Gen. Robert S. Ferrell, Commander, U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command (CECOM), and Senior Mission Command of Aberdeen Proving Ground, and Maj. Gen. Jimmie O. Keenan, Commander of the U.S. Army Public Health Command, sign the Army Community Covenant reaffirming APG's commitment to the communities surround the installation.

  • Fort Bragg engineers participate in annual event to remember history

    Sep 28, 2012

    The 307th Combat Airborne Engineer Battalion honored the crossing of the River Maas-Waal with an annual boat race Thursday, consisting of five laps around the lake to symbolize the five times their World War II comrades had to push themselves back and forth during battle on the Maas-Waal Canal in Holland. "

  • Army brigadier general faces sexual assault charges

    Sep 28, 2012

    BG Jeffrey Sinclair, who served as the 82nd Airborne's Deputy Commander, faces an Article 32 Hearing after being accused of several violations of military law.

  • Raising domestic violence awareness at Fort Bragg

    Sep 28, 2012

    As defined by the Department of Defense, domestic violence is any offense that involves the use, attempted use or threatened use of force or violence against a person. It can involve someone of the opposite sex who is a current or former spouse; someone with whom the abuser shares a child; or a former or intimate partner with whom the abuser shares or has shared a domicile.

  • Army issues suicide prevention stand-down

    Sep 28, 2012

    The Army has issued a stand-down today to focus on suicide prevention. The measure aims to promote good health, risk reduction and resilience training.

  • Fort Bragg officials stress importance of suicide prevention

    Sep 28, 2012

    With suicide prevention being a top priority for Fort Bragg and Army leaders, six representatives from across the installation held a media roundtable Sept. 20, at Stryker Golf Course to address the issue. Topics included assistance available to service members who contemplate suicide, the many treatment programs provided on Fort Bragg, real-life situations of dealing with suicides within a unit, as well as someone with a firsthand experience of contemplating suicide.

  • Soldiers push comm. systems integration to next level during VALEX

    Oct 1, 2012

    The day after Labor Day, Soldiers from 2nd Brigade, 1st Armored Division, began their validation exercise that involves the installation, configuration, integration and validation of thousands of pieces of equipment, much of it new technology that is networked into hundreds of vehicles.

  • A chance to showcase

    Sep 28, 2012

    Pilots, maintainers and analysts from the Republic of Korea Army, Test and Evaluation Group and the Boeing Company received guided tours and operational briefings from the 3rd Battalion, 101st Aviation Regiment, 159th Combat Aviation Brigade, Sept. 24-25 at Fort Campbell, Ky. The South Korean government is currently looking at several attack helicopter platforms for purchase that would improve their ability to meet current and future threats in the Pacific region.

  • CSA talks about suicide prevention

    Mar 12, 2013

    Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Ray Odierno opened the service-wide suicide prevention stand down Sept. 27, 2012, morning by announcing that 237 Soldiers have potentially taken their lives so far this year and that the Army will step up its resilience training to combat the problem.

  • Residents reminded of Mountain Lion presence

    Sep 28, 2012

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. -- Recent mountain lion sightings serve as a reminder to local residents to remain vigilant in keeping an eye on pets. Why are there mountain lions in the area?

  • CASCOM embraces center's mission, enhances synergy through alignment

    Sep 28, 2012

    In an effort to further align core functions, on October 1 the U.S. Army is transferring responsibility of the Defense Ammunition Center, currently aligned under the Army Materiel Command, to the Combined Arms Support Command, which is a major subordinate organization of the Training and Doctrine Command. CASCOM develops, trains and educates service members and civilians, supports unit training and designs, builds and synchronizes a versatile mix of capabilities, formations and equipment.

  • Seeking a safer pyrotechnic delay

    Oct 1, 2012

    Two scientists from Picatinny Arsenal, N.J., have been developing more reliable, and environmentally friendly pyrotechnic delays.

  • MICC ensures smooth transfer of logistics contract management

    Sep 28, 2012

    Mission and Installation Contracting Command officials stand ready for the Oct. 1 transfer of administrative control for directorate of logistics contract requirements from the Army's Installation Management Command to the Sustainment Command.

  • Arghandab River crossing in Afghanistan brings new hope to Mizan

    Oct 1, 2012

    Afghan National Army and International Security Assistance Forces teamed to clear the Mizan Bowl area of insurgents in early September during the military operation Kalak Hode 5.

  • Davis Received 50-Year Service Award With Vicksburg District

    Sep 28, 2012

    In August 2012 Davis was awarded his fifty year service pin for his dedicated service to Enid Lake, the Vicksburg District and for his loyal service to the surrounding communities.

  • Army readies for upcoming influenza season

    Sep 28, 2012

    The Army has ordered nearly 2 million doses of vaccine to immunize all Soldiers, their families, civilian employees and retirees for the upcoming flu season.

  • AIT Platoon Sergeant of the Year announced

    Oct 5, 2012

    Following a week of intense physical and mental challenges, Initial Military Training, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command selected Sgt. 1st Class Delroy Barnett as the 2012 Advanced Individual Training Platoon Sergeant of the Year at Fort Eustis, Va., Sept. 28.

  • Vicksburg District inducts Hamby into Gallery of Distinguished Employees

    Sep 28, 2012

    VICKSBURG, Miss… At its recent Founder's Day Program, the Corps' Vicksburg District inducted one of its former team members, Clifton Hamby, into the prestigious Gallery of Distinguished Employees.

  • Warrior Diplomat Battalion Ready to begin supporting Middle East

    Sep 28, 2012

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. -- There could not be a more perfect day to hold an activation ceremony on Rafferty Field as the 85th Civil Affairs Brigade and Fort Bragg Community activated the 83rd Civil Affairs Battalion, Sept. 25.

  • Civilian Wellness Program set Oct. 1

    Sep 28, 2012

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Aberdeen Proving Ground Garrison is offering a Civilian Wellness Program to garrison employees who are interested in participating in a one hour, three times per week, for a six month wellness initiative.

  • Local schools tap into US Army 'brain power'

    Nov 30, -0001

    In September, a handful of engineers and transportation experts assigned to Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command here - from the command's Transportation Engineering Agency - briefly set aside their work for another issue that's also important to the DoD and the nation ... education, specifically in the areas of science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM, for short.

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