Archive: Sep 2012

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  • 2012 National Hispanic American Heritage Month

    Sep 13, 2012

    Each year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, by celebrating the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America.

  • Resiliency required for successful soldiers

    Sep 11, 2012

    Soldiers are not just in the Army - they are the Army, and when they overcome personal hurdles, the Army is that much stronger from it. Resiliency training is just one part of the Army's holistic, multi-disciplinary approach to suicide prevention. Discussing theories and practical techniques to integrate into every day activities provides soldiers and their families essential tools for success.

  • Blackhawks give back through volunteer efforts

    Nov 30, -0001

    The 1st Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, volunteered approximately 25 of its soldiers in order to further strengthen its partnership with El Paso's Kelly Memorial Food Pantry by sorting food, unloading food, stocking shelves with food, and making food baskets for eligible recipients, Sept. 4.

  • Eleven years later, Never forgotten

    Sep 13, 2012

    GEORGE A. MORRIS ARMY RESERVE CENTER, Vicksburg, Miss.-- Soldiers, DoD civilians and contractors of 412th Theater Engineer Command, pictured here observing a moment of silence, gathered in a special ceremony on Patriot Day to honor the 2,977 killed in the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.

  • Maryland State Police test gas masks at U.S. Army facility

    Sep 11, 2012

    The U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center provided the Maryland State Police with a test of their Millennium gas masks Aug. 30.

  • Natick Soldier Systems Center remembers 9/11

    Sep 12, 2012

    Soldiers and civilians of the Natick Soldier Systems Center gathered near the flag pole to remember the tragic events of Sept. 11, 2001.

  • 402nd AFSB issues APS-5 equipment to 2-18th FA Regt

    Sep 11, 2012

  • U.S. Army Europe commanding general highlights European Allies' support in personal 9/11 observance

    Sep 11, 2012

    A couple weeks ago Sue and I had the fantastic opportunity to join 57 Wounded Warriors from the US and our European Coalition partners on a bicycle ride at Bostalsee, Germany. It was an inspirational event. We now not only train and fight alongside our allies, but also heal and rebuild our confidence together.

  • U.S. Army Europe hosts joint Army-Marine mortuary affairs training

    Sep 11, 2012

    HEIDELBERG, Germany -- U.S. Army Europe helped standardize the mortuary affairs process across U.S. forces in Europe by hosting joint-service training at the Army depot in Miesau, Germany, August 29.

  • Latin Americans honored at 9th National Latina Symposium

    Sep 11, 2012

    Under Secretary of the U.S. Army Joseph W. Westphal, originally from Chile, speaks at the 9th National Latina Symposium held by Latina Style Magazine, which showcases Latina achievements in all areas, including business, science, civic affairs, education, entertainment, sports, and the arts. Over 500 Hispanic leaders and service members from across the country participated in this event, which is the largest annual gathering of Latina leaders in the United States.

  • Vicenza Military Community bands together to help Italian charity

    Sep 11, 2012

    Members from Vicenza's Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers, USO, fire fighters and volunteers from Caserma Ederle supported the summer party held Aug. 2 at La Fraglia, a local facility which offers a variety of educational and rehabilitation programs to children and adults with disabilities, for the second year in a row.

  • First responders: All Hazards Full Scale Exercise puts U.S., host nation teams to the test

    Sep 11, 2012

    WIESBADEN, Germany - As Wiesbaden community members went about their daily lives Aug. 29-30, more than 100 U.S. and host nation first responders sprang into action to confront a host of hostile actions. Part of annual requirements to test the garrison's Antiterrorism and Emergency Management Plan, the All Hazards Full Scale Exercise set a series of simulated challenges for the military and civilian teams including active shooters, explosions and the taking of hostages.

  • New Skills Development Center opens at Camp Zama

    Sep 11, 2012

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Sept. 11, 2012) -- The new Skills Development Center here was opened to the public following a ribbon-cutting ceremony held Sept. 7 in front of the facility.

  • Odierno: National Guard contributions since 9/11 'critical'

    Sep 11, 2012

    On the eve of today's 11th anniversary of the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, the chief of staff of the Army paid tribute to the role of the National Guard in the immediate aftermath and in the years since.

  • Ham: Guard essential to Africa partnerships

    Sep 12, 2012

    The National Guard is vital to Africa Command, said the commander of U.S. Africa Command.

  • Safety officials: Steer clear of unexploded ordnance

    Sep 11, 2012

    Eighth Army safety officials are encouraging U.S. troops to steer clear of unexploded ordnance in South Korea.

  • Secretary of the Army visits 2ID Soldiers

    Mar 8, 2013

    The Honorable John McHugh visited Soldiers at the 2nd CAB "Super Hanger" during an Aug. 18th trip to address Camp Humphreys' leadership.

  • Post-Sept. 11 mission continues at Fort Hamilton

    Sep 11, 2012

    Eleven years after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks in New York City and at the Pentagon, Soldiers, Airmen and sea services personnel from the New York National Guard remain on duty to prevent terrorist attacks throughout the city.

  • New DOD child care fees to begin Oct. 1; goal is consistency across military

    Sep 10, 2012

    WHEELER ARMY AIRFIELD, Hawaii (Sept. 10, 2012) -- Families who use U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii's child care services will be receiving notification, in the coming days, of new Child Development Program fees for school year 2012-2013.

  • Volunteers needed to tackle, track trash at Kaena Point

    Sep 10, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii (Sept. 10, 2012) -- Soldiers, family members and Department of the Army civilians are needed to help "tackle and track" trash at Kaena Point State Park Reserve and Army Beach, Sept. 15, 8-11:30 a.m

  • Commissary, Exchange patrons have budget-saving options

    Sep 10, 2012

    WHEELER ARMY AIRFIELD, Hawaii (Sept. 10, 2012) -- The Military Resale System benefits military families, but only if families use it.

  • Suicide Prevention Awareness Month message from the chief of the Army Reserve and the CSM

    Sep 10, 2012

    Each suicide is a personal tragedy for those affected by the loss of life. Please watch the Suicide Prevention Awareness Month video message from Lt. Gen. Jeffrey W. Talley, the 32nd Chief of Army Reserve and the commander of United States Army Reserve Command and Command Sgt. Maj. Michael D. Schultz, the command sergeant major of the Army Reserve and United States Army Reserve Command. For Immediate help, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255). For counseling assistance call 1-800-342-9647 or visit www.militaryonesource.mil to schedule a session.

  • Local vendors display aloha with Hawaiian flavors

    Sep 10, 2012

    The promises from the Native Hawaiian Covenant and the Army Community Covenant were on display, recently, as military representatives met with local vendors during the 15th annual American Logistics Association, or ALA, Hawaii Show, here.

  • Suicide Prevention Awareness Month message from the USARC Deputy Commanding General - Operations

    Sep 11, 2012

    In this video, Maj. Gen. Luis Visot, United States Army Reserve Command Deputy Commanding General - Operations, talks about two key programs supported and promoted by the Army Reserve: Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training, or ASIST; and Ask, Care and Escort better known as ACE Training.

  • Eagle 6 Patriot Day message

    Sep 11, 2012

    As I personally reflect on the attacks of September 11th, I want to remember all the Patriots who lost their lives to terrorists.

  • Presidential Proclamation: Patriot Day and National Day of Service and Remembrance, 2012

    Sep 11, 2012

    On September 11, 2001, a bright autumn day was darkened by the worst attack on the American people in our history. Thousands of innocent men, women, and children perished when mighty towers collapsed in the heart of New York City and wreckage burned in Pennsylvania and at the Pentagon.

  • Panetta honors victims of Flight 93 in Pennsylvania

    Sep 11, 2012

    On the eve of the 11th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta toured the Flight 93 National Memorial here and called the passengers and crew of the ill-fated plane American heroes.

  • Mass flu vaccination exercise to improve health, readiness of force

    Sep 10, 2012

    HONOLULU -- Installations around the island will hold a mass flu vaccination exercise, Sept. 18-20, with the goal of vaccinating as many Oahu-based active duty service members and emergency-essential civilians as possible.

  • Foofarites celebrate 'much ado about nothing'

    Sep 10, 2012

    OLYMPIA, Wash. -- More than 300 service members, military spouses and civilians said 'Foo' to their normal workdays and set sail for the 50th annual FOOFARAW, a military appreciation day in Olympia, Wash., Sept 7. The Thurston County Chamber of Commerce and Olympia Yacht Club sponsor the event, which grants participating service members a day of free entertainment, relaxation and community building.

  • Soldiers, NHRA race team swap roles

    Sep 11, 2012

    As the saying goes, to really understand someone, walk a mile their shoes. That was the idea underlying a crew swap between Soldiers at Camp Atterbury Joint Maneuver Training Center, Ind., and the Cruz Pedregon Racing team, of the National Hotrod Racing Association.

  • Army Secretary: Suicide is one of the most challenging issues we face

    Sep 10, 2012

    Army Secretary John McHugh speaks during the National Strategy for Suicide Prevention Press Conference.

  • JBLM Fisher House provides peace of mind

    Sep 10, 2012

    Most service members and their Families never want to think about what happens in the event their Soldier, Marine, Airman or Sailor is ever injured in combat. So when it does happen life can become very hectic and chaotic. Fortunately, there is a place where Family members can go for a warm meal and a comfortable bed to sleep in, that won't put a stress on their financial well-being.

  • Conference brings Pacific Northwest CBRNE units together

    Apr 23, 2013

    Soldiers and agencies specializing in Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Explosive hazard response gathered for the 2012 Pacific Northwest CBRNE Conference, Sept. 5-7 at Joint Base Lewis-McChord. Hosted by the 110th Chemical Battalion, 555th Engineer Brigade, the theme this year was "CBRNE professionals, partnering for the future."

  • September 11, 2012--11 years later: Honoring the fallen - moving forward

    Feb 1, 2013

    For Americans, the date "September 11, 2001" evokes very distinct memories of that specific time in our lives when the world, as we knew it, changed forever. Our memories mark this day far more poignantly than any words ever will.

  • Army Design Methodology: Operational Art in Combat

    Nov 30, -0001

    Critical thinking requires practice, creative thinking.

  • 87th USAR Support Command (East) relinquishment of command ceremony

    Sep 10, 2012

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Col. Jody Daniels relinquished command of the 87th United States Army Reserve Support Command (East) during a ceremony held September 9, 2012 at the 87th's headquarters. Col. Steven Ainsworth, chief of staff for the 87th, assumed command in front of more 100 people during the ceremony.

  • Master fitness trainers make comeback

    Sep 11, 2012

    The Army's Master Fitness Training Course, discontinued in 2001, will soon be back. The pilot course for the new MFTC, which began Aug. 27, 2012, is underway at Fort Jackson, S.C., and the class of about 30 Soldiers will graduate Sept. 21.

  • Spartan Soldier earns USO's Volunteer of the Year award, selected among thousands of volunteers worl

    Sep 10, 2012

    The USO recognized its national Volunteer of the Year -- a Soldier from the 4th Battalion, 25th Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team -- during a ceremony held at the Eagle's Nest at the division headquarters, Sept. 7. Sgt. Richard Schuh, a gunner with the battalion's "Blackjack" battery, received an Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal from Maj. Gen. Mark A. Milley, Commanding General of Fort Drum and the 10th Mountain Division, as well as a certificate from the USO Headquarters acknowledging him as the top volunteer among thousands worldwide.

  • Pentagon hosts all-academy women's volleyball tournament

    Sep 11, 2012

    For the first time ever, the Pentagon hosted a two-day National Collegiate Athletic Association women's volleyball tournament that brought together the three service academies with the Citadel and the University of Denver.

  • 147th Finance Company departs for yearlong deployment to Afghanistan

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers of the 147th Finance Company, 347th Regional Support Group from Roseville, Minn., say good-bye to family and friends prior to getting on the bus for a yearlong deployment to Afghanistan. "The unit is scheduled to depart in early September," said Army 1st Lt. Joseph Stuber, unit movement officer for the 147th Finance Company. "We will train at Fort Dix, N.J., for a couple of months and then continue to Afghanistan. We will provide financial management support during our deployment."

  • Photo Essay: Army Secretary visits Anniston Army Depot

    Sep 10, 2012

  • 147th Finance Company departs for yearlong deployment to Afghanistan

    Sep 10, 2012

    Soldiers of the 147th Finance Company, 347th Regional Support Group from Roseville, Minn. say good-bye to family and friends prior to getting on the bus for a yearlong deployment to Afghanistan. "The unit is scheduled to depart in early September," said Army 1st Lt. Joseph Stuber, unit movement officer for the 147th Finance Company. "We will train at Fort Dix, N.J., for a couple of months and then continue to Afghanistan. We will provide financial management support during our deployment."

  • Integrated Training Environment testing at Fort Hood begins

    Sep 10, 2012

    Soldiers of the 1st Cavalry Division today began a field test of an innovative system that harnesses Army training technology in a new way.

  • Service members turn out for 76th Monterey County Fair

    Sep 10, 2012

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. -- Monterey area service members took time during the long Labor Day weekend to enjoy the sights and activities offered at the Monterey County Fair here.

  • Presidio's 229th MI Bn. changes command

    Sep 10, 2012

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. -- Presidio of Monterey community members turned out to say good-bye to one leader while they welcomed another when 229th Military Intelligence Battalion leadership changed hands during a change-of-command ceremony here Aug. 24.

  • 130th Eng. Bde. gets new motorized graders

    Sep 10, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS -- New motorized graders arrived last week at 130th Engineer Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, boosting construction capabilities by providing drastically improved performance over the old equipment. Soldiers and leaders from the "Sappers in" Brigade spent last week getting familiar with all the new aspects of the Caterpillar 120M motorized graders during operator and field level maintenance new equipment training (OPNET and FLMNET).

  • USASAC adds leadership experience

    Sep 12, 2012

    Kevin Richardson came to USASAC in late May after working for the Program Executive Office for Aviation's Apache Project Office, where he was the deputy assistant program manager for International Apache Programs. USASAC is the common link for all Security Assistance Enterprise organizations because it oversees the FMS process from start to finish.

  • Community gathers to pack boxes for deployed troops

    Sep 10, 2012

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. -- Service members from the Presidio of Monterey stepped forward along with other volunteers from local communities to organize care packages for Soldiers, sailors, airmen, Marines and coast guardsmen stationed overseas as part of Operation Care and Comfort's Monterey chapter at the Community Church of the Monterey Peninsula Aug. 23.

  • MRAP Driver's Training revamped at JB MDL

    Sep 10, 2012

    Vehicle rollovers remain a serious concern for units deployed overseas. According to statistics compiled by United States Central Command (CENTCOM), there were 618 tactical vehicle rollovers in Afghanistan between January 2009 and July 2012, resulting in 23 fatalities and 501 injuries.

  • USACE Galveston District nears completion of levee safety inspections

    Sep 10, 2012

    GALVESTON, Texas (Sep. 10, 2012) -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District is nearing completion of a comprehensive evaluation of seven federally-constructed levees in Alice, Freeport, Lynchburg, Matagorda, Port Arthur, Texas City and Three Rivers, Texas, as part of the Corps' Levee Safety Program.

  • 'Capital Guardians' respond to needs of nation

    Sep 11, 2012

    On Sept. 11, 2001, hijacked American Airlines Flight 77 crashed into the western side of the Pentagon at 9:37 a.m., killing 184 people and eventually causing a partial collapse of the building. Mere minutes after the impact, the National Guard mobilized.

  • Bayonet Brigade commends volunteers

    Sep 10, 2012

    FORT HOOD, Texas -- Four volunteers with Division West's 120th Infantry Brigade were recognized with awards including a Yellow Rose of Texas Award and a Dr. Mary E. Walker Award during a ceremony at the 25th Street Chapel Aug. 30.

  • Job fairs offer opportunities for transitioning Soldiers, veterans, Family members

    Mar 4, 2013

    SAN ANTONIO--Are you a Soldier transitioning from active duty and looking for your next job? A veteran? Or a Family member wanting to continue your career? Garrison Army Career and Alumni Program and Army Community Service offices support hundreds of job fairs on or near our installations every year. Here is a list of events for transitioning Soldiers, veterans and Family members coming up in the next three months.

  • Army North, Silver Stars slam-dunk military appreciation night

    Sep 10, 2012

    Before San Antonio Silver Stars basketball fans began streaming into the AT&T Center Sept. 7 for a game against the Indiana Fever, they checked out some of U.S. Army North's unique vehicles and visited with Soldiers from the unit who discussed civil support, homeland defense and theater security cooperation.

  • 1st Engineer Battalion cases color for Afghanistan

    Sep 10, 2012

    Soldiers of the 1st Engineer Battalion, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, gathered at the Cavalry Parade Field on Sept. 7 to case their battalion's colors.

  • Pullman City: The American West comes to Bavaria

    Sep 10, 2012

    EGING AM SEE, Germany - Tucked away down a small road about 20 miles northwest of Passau sits Pullman City, a replica of an American Old West town complete with saloons, wooden sidewalks, cows and gunslingers. Pullman City offers a taste of the Old West, Bavarian style, with trick riders spinning somersaults from galloping horses, and bison grazing in the fields. Disreputable cowpokes stroll the streets, rifles on their shoulders, and Native Americans perform tribal dances in traditional costumes.

  • Helicopter project office honors fallen aviators

    Sep 10, 2012

    Members of the Armed Scout Helicopter Project Management Office at Redstone Arsenal pay tribute to OH-58D Kiowa Warrior aviators lost in the last year.

  • Hickey DFAC named best in Europe once again

    Sep 10, 2012

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany - The Lawrence T. Hickey Dining Facility has once again established itself as the best civilian-run mess hall in Europe by winning this year's U.S. Army Europe Phillip A. Connelly Award. The Connelly Award recognizes "The Best in Food Service" for military dining facilities based on personal hygiene, preparation, sanitation, fiscal restraint and, of course, food quality. As the USAREUR victors, the Hickey DFAC will move onto the "A" level and contend for the title of top civilian-run DFAC in the Army.

  • Civilians enjoy a day of well-being

    Sep 10, 2012

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany -- Health-conscious civilians gathered at the USO Building in Grafenwoehr on Aug. 29, to contemplate their minds, bodies and spirits in the first ever Civilian Wellness Day. Nurses, spouses, local nationals and Department of the Army civilians kicked off their devoted day of well-being with a series of presentations from local subject matter experts on energy management, spiritual wholeness, nutrition and balance.

  • September is preparedness month

    Sep 10, 2012

    Severe weather doesn't just happen on the Gulf Coast, and September's arrival reminds us to heed the Boy Scout motto: Be prepared.

  • Absentee voting keeps overseas voters relevant

    Sep 10, 2012

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany -- With the presidential tickets decided and convention season now in the rearview mirror, voters are preparing to cast their ballots and cross their fingers for their candidates. Casting a ballot from Germany, however, isn't as simple as skipping over to the local polling place. Overseas and military voters must register in their state of residence, request an absentee ballot and return the completed ballot to effectively cast a vote. These steps are, of course, met with strict deadlines which vary from state to state.

  • CTC conference focuses on changes in Army training

    Sep 10, 2012

    The Combat Training Center Commanders Conference discussed how the Army will adjust live training events and exercises to respond to the post-Iraq and soon to be post-Afghanistan operational environments.

  • High ropes course delivered early

    Sep 10, 2012

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany - It's a common occurrence for construction projects to run well past the allotted time, but when you combine the Army's attention to detail peppered with German ingenuity, a project like FMWR's high ropes course can be cooked up early; finishing in time to support an important Army program is the cherry on top. A new Outdoor Recreation complex is currently underway near Dickhaeuter Lake on the Grafenwoehr Training Area. The new facility will offer an indoor climbing wall, onsite camping, a snack bar and a full range of rental gear for every adventure including canoeing, klettersteig and skiing. Additionally, the complex includes an onsite outdoor high ropes course that allows participants to climb, negotiate and traverse more than 1,000 feet of obscure obstacles. While the complex itself is not set to open until May 2013, the high ropes portion was finished early and released in support of redeploying 172nd Infantry Brigade Soldiers as they tread through the Warrior Adventure Quest program.

  • Call of duty: Four Soldiers discuss the event that changed their lives

    Sep 14, 2012

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany - For Staff Sgt. David Sanders, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 172nd Infantry Brigade, the recruiter's call came at "the perfect time." Just weeks previous, the attack on the Twin Towers on Sept. 11, 2001, had left Sanders enraged and itching for a way to help his traumatized nation. "The only thing that went through my mind was, 'Oh hell no! Not my country. You did not just do this to my country,'" he said. So when the recruiter rang, Sanders enlisted.

  • Serving to Heal...Honored to Serve Video

    Sep 10, 2012

  • Increase in tick-borne diseases requires extra vigilance

    Sep 10, 2012

    Insects that carry human diseases are thriving thanks to a warm winter and the ongoing heat of this summer. While many people are on alert for mosquito bites because of the increasing prevalence of West Nile virus, none of us can afford to forget the health threats posed by ticks.

  • Missouri Army National Guard soldier reunites with sister during Eastern Accord 2012

    Nov 30, -0001

    Spc. Juliette Sondano, 110th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, Missouri Army National Guard, of Kansas City Mo., reunites with her sister Vincy, who currently lives in Kenya.

  • Army Secretary visits Anniston Army Depot

    Sep 11, 2012

    Secretary of the Army John McHugh visited Anniston Army Depot, Ala., Sept. 7, 2012.

  • Suicide Awareness

    Sep 10, 2012

    Suicide awareness and prevention video featuring U.S. Army Reserve Command Chief Warrant Officer CW5 Phyllis Wilson.

  • Eastern Accord 2012 Exercise kicks off

    Sep 10, 2012

    Members from the Missouri Army National Guard's 110th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, based in Kansas City, and representatives from seven East African countries begin U.S. Army Africa sponsored Eastern Accord 2012 Counter Violent Extremism Exercise.

  • Army, Air Force join forces during live fire exercise

    Sep 11, 2012

    RODRIGUEZ LIVE FIRE COMPLEX, South Korea - Soldiers, aviators and Airmen came together at the Digital Multipurpose Range Complex on Sept. 6 here to conduct Joint Exercise Gunsmoke as part of Operation Wolfhound Maul being conducted by 1st Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division.

  • Stryker medical vehicles on hand at training range

    Sep 11, 2012

    RODRIGUEZ LIVE FIRE COMPLEX, South Korea - Training in preparation for a deployment, especially the essential live-fire ranges, can be hazardous, but the 1-27th Infantry Battalion mitigates some of that danger with its Medical Emergency Vehicles.

  • The joys of Chuseok

    Sep 26, 2012

    Chuseok is a major Korean holiday, similar to the American thanksgiving. It is an ancient tradition with deep cultural roots and holds a place of real significance for the Korean people. Beginning on Aug. 15 of the lunar calendar, Chuseok will fall on Sept. 29 - Oct.1 in 2012. Keep those dates in mind. You'll see why.

  • New approaches to soldier fitness beginning to shape up

    Sep 26, 2012

    The Army saw a change in its physical readiness doctrine in March 2010, with the introduction of TC 3-22.20, an action taken in accordance with its 2009 posture statement on the issue. But, this was only a part of a changing approach to comprehensive soldier fitness, which included a slew of new programs at varying levels of command.

  • 2ID Good Neighbor Program strives to make a difference

    Sep 26, 2012

    The Camp Red Cloud Community Activity Center was recently visited by a small group of Korean women. Young and still basking in the vitality of their early 20s, most of them could easily pass for students. But, for these young women, not all is as it appears.

  • The KATUSA experience

    Sep 10, 2012

    The Korean Augmentation to the United States Army program began during the Korean War through an agreement between the president of the Republic of Korea, Rhee Syng-man, and General of the Army Douglas McArthur. Originally intended to match able-bodied Korean personnel with available U.S. equipment, the program evolved into a cultural exchange and a symbol of friendship between the two nations.

  • Top 10 things every single Soldier should know about Germany

    Sep 10, 2012

    From what to do to whom to askā€¦ Real talk to single Soldiers from a single Soldier.

  • HHC USAG Yongsan welcomes new First Sergeant

    Sep 11, 2012

    Soldiers of Headquarters and Headquarters Company, United States Army Garrison Yongsan welcomed a new First Sergeant during a change of responsibility ceremony here, Sept. 6.

  • Eighth Army considers environment during UFG

    Sep 11, 2012

    YONGSAN GARRISON, South Korea - Whether in garrison or training in the field during exercises, Eighth Army takes its environmental responsibility seriously.

  • Birmingham Army Reserve medics set battle rhythm

    Sep 11, 2012

    Soldiers from the 926th Engineer Battalion Headquarters Company out of Birmingham, Ala., proved to be an integral component at Fort McCoy, Wis., in support of Combat Support Training Exercise 2012.

  • Grass becomes 27th chief of National Guard Bureau

    Sep 10, 2012

    Gen. Frank Grass became the 27th chief of the National Guard Bureau in a Pentagon ceremony, Sept. 7, 2012.

  • Afghanistan district to get police substations

    Sep 10, 2012

    Afghan and U.S. forces are working together to expand the Afghan Uniformed Police presence with the establishment of several police substations at strategic locations throughout the Takhteh Pol district in Afghanistan, starting this year.

  • Fort Carson EOD hosts civilian bomb squads

    Sep 10, 2012

    Explosive Ordnance Disposal Soldiers met their civilian counterparts for four days of workshops and training lanes, Aug. 27-30, 2012, during the International Association of Bomb Technicians and Investigators regional conference, at Fort Carson, Colo.

  • Army ready with vaccine for flu season

    Sep 10, 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.

  • 101st Airborne Division receives first female chaplain in combat arms unit

    Sep 10, 2012

    Capt. Delana I. Small, chaplain with Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 4th Battalion, 320th Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), and a native of Springfield, Miss., arrived June 28, 2012, and was assigned as the 101st Airborne Division's first female chaplain in a combat arms unit as part of the Department of Defense initiative, Women in the Service Review.

  • 10th Sustainment Brigade makes history, conducts aerial delivery operations at Salang Pass

    Sep 10, 2012

    The 10th Sustainment Brigade conducted the first aerial delivery mission near the Salang tunnel, Afghanistan, Aug. 26, 2012, proving aerial resupply is possible almost anywhere in Afghanistan.

  • Georgia Army Reserve engineer takes home new appreciation from UFG12

    Sep 10, 2012

    REPUBLIC OF KOREA--ROK service members, 1st Lt. Lee and Capt. Choi, observe as Maj. Camperson, U.S. Army Reserve 368th FEST-Main, briefs the survey of Chilgok Stadium during Ulchi Freedom Guardian 2012.

  • Video: Oswego Army Reserve unit gives shout out to NY police and firefighters

    Sep 10, 2012

    Members of 444th Engineer Company of Oswego, N.Y., currently stationed in Forward Operating Base Gardez, Afghanistan, give a shout out to New York firefighters and police officers in honor of September 11.

  • Search and attack STX training lane scenario replicate real-life combat situations.

    Sep 19, 2012

    This situational training exercise lane is a real life replication of operations Coalition Forces may face every day while deployed to a combat zone.

  • Paralympian sets stage for recovery - inspiring others through the sport of shooting

    Sep 12, 2012

    U.S. Army Veteran and member of the 2012 U.S Paralympic shooting team, Eric Hollen found success by using shooting as a tool for recovery. He has paved the way for others with disabilities to focus their energy on recovery through adaptive sports.

  • Scheduled tree work may impact traffic

    Sep 9, 2012

    The Directorate of Public Works and Melwood will be removing structurally unsound trees and limbs this week to improve Fort Meade. The work, which is scheduled on Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Saturday from 6:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., may cause temporary lane closures and delays.

  • Under secretary of US Army visits Reserve soldiers, families participating in Yellow Ribbon event

    Dec 19, 2012

    Under Secretary of the U.S. Army Dr. Joseph W. Westphal visited soldiers and their families, Sept. 8, 2012, at an Army Reserve Yellow Ribbon Program event in Kansas City, Mo. During his stay, Westphal met with some of the 700 participants and their children and stressed the Army's commitment to helping with transitional issues surrounding deployment.

  • Into the Woods: Basic Combat Training at Fort Leonard Wood

    Sep 8, 2012

    Week three of Basic Combat Training at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., held many physical and mental challenges for the 199 Soldiers in Company C, 1st Battalion, 48th Infantry Regiment as they faced the Warrior Tower and mastered the hand grenade range. This is part 4 in the 11 part series.

  • 427th Brigade Support Battalion works through changes, continue mission

    Sep 8, 2012

    Bravo Company, 427th Brigade Support Battalion arrived in Afghanistan four months ago, but the mission continues to change.

  • Grass takes oath as National Guard chief

    Sep 8, 2012

    Gen. Frank Grass became the 27th chief of the National Guard Bureau in a change of responsibility ceremony, Sept. 7, 2012, at the Pentagon.

  • Cadet Command welcomes new enlisted leader

    Sep 7, 2012

    Command Sgt. Maj. Roger Howard succeeds Command Sgt. Maj. Hershel Turner, whose six-year tenure was the longest in the organization's history.

  • Teens experience Big Island

    Sep 10, 2012

    High school students from several Pacific region garrisons gathered, here, recently, for an annual Pacific Youth Leadership Forum. The theme for this year's forum was "Renewable Energy-The Power of Youth."

  • Academy women's volleyball teams compete at Pentagon

    Sep 10, 2012

    The Black Knights women's volleyball team will compete Friday evening and Saturday in the inaugural Armed Forces Tournament at the Pentagon.

  • National Hispanic Heritage Month tri-signed letter

    Sep 7, 2012

  • Soldiers stay proficient, validate equipment

    Sep 7, 2012

    Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 35th Armor Regiment, 2nd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, conducted squad live-fire training while integrating the Nett Warrior system Aug. 22, in preparation for the upcoming Network Integration Evaluation 13.1.

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