Archive: Sep 2012

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  • 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.

  • Iron Brigade conducts Raven Training

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers with 2nd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, conducted Unmanned Aircraft System crewmember evaluation training at a training area near Fort Bliss, Texas, August 28. In order to stay qualified as an operator of the RQ-11 Raven unmanned aircraft, the crewmembers must log more than 150 hours of flight time per month.

  • Military Intelligence --this week in history 15 September, 1945

    Sep 7, 2012

    Formation of the Army Security Agency

  • Senior Army leaders visit Radford, Holston ammunition plants

    Sep 7, 2012

  • Bringing God into the chaos: Chaplain fulfills life goal in caring for soldiers

    Sep 7, 2012

    Almost 700 people died aboard the USS Dorchester after it was struck by a torpedo Feb. 3, 1943. Four of those killed were military chaplains, who saw there was a shortage of life-jackets and handed their own over to soldiers on board. The chaplains, now known as the "four immortal chaplains," went down with the ship praying while linked arm-in-arm.

  • Fairbanks youth earns scholarship for work on Fort Wainwright

    Sep 7, 2012

    The Interior of Alaska is known as a military friendly community. Some are subtly supportive, while others exhibit actions considered truly heroic. Stacey Garbett, an 18-year-old Girl Scout from Fairbanks, is one of those individuals who took that support to another level.

  • Assistant Secretary visits U.S. Army installations in Europe

    Sep 27, 2012

    The Assistant Secretary of the Army for Installations, Energy and Environment, the Honorable Katherine Hammack, is touring U.S. Army installations in Germany and Italy.

  • U.S. Army Intelligence software flexes some new capabilities during Enterprise Challenge

    Sep 7, 2012

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. --The primary U.S. Army intelligence system demonstrated some of its capabilities for program managers and U.S. Army military intelligence students alike during Exercise Enterprise Challenge 2012, here, last week.

  • AMC General praises RRAD for hard work, dedication

    Sep 7, 2012

    RED RIVER ARMY DEPOT, Texas (Sept. 6, 2012) -- Gen. Dennis L. Via, new commanding general of the Army Materiel Command, caught a snapshot of the massive maintenance facilities at Red River Army Depot during a visit Sept. 6.

  • Soldier, athlete, husband and dad: Spotlight on Master Sgt. Paul Wayfield

    Sep 10, 2012

    He often starts out a newcomers briefing with "Do you want the good news or the bad news" and although the crowd usually beckons for the bad, there isn't any. He's just a good news kind of guy with a positive attitude. He loves his Family, the Army and he loves to run.

  • MP Corps to celebrate 71st anniversary, hold annual conference

    Sep 7, 2012

    Fort Leonard Wood is scheduled to host the annual gathering of the U.S. Army's Military Police Soldiers from Sept. 17-22 on post. This year marks the 71st anniversary of the U.S. Army Military Police Corps Regiment.

  • Vietnam Veterans, Commander honored by Division

    Oct 10, 2012

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. -- Families and friends of Paratroopers of the 82nd Airborne Division gathered together at Pope Army Airfield's passenger terminal to greet their loved ones as they arrived home from their deployments to Afghanistan. Some were hardened combat veterans of the Division's 4th Brigade Combat Team, others from the Division's headquarters battalion. The crowd exploded with excitement as the plane landed on the tarmac. After the excitement quelled again, a group of 43 unique guests stood in formation and began marching together toward the landed airplane. They carried guidons familiar to current Paratroopers and their families, and others that would be difficult to recognize today.

  • USARPAC MEDEX 12 gives opportunity for Japanese and US medics to train

    Sep 7, 2012

    Sagamihara, Japan (September 1, 2012) -- The 18th Medical Command (Deployment Support), U.S. Army Pacific's lead medical unit coordinated, supported, facilitated, and executed USARPACs Medical Exercise 2012 in Sagamihara, Japan 23 Aug. -- 2 Sept.

  • Grafenwoehr's Net Zero program eliminates landfill, creates clean energy

    Sep 10, 2012

    Katherine Hammack, assistant secretary of the Army for Installations, Energy and Environment, visited U.S. Army Garrison Grafenwoehr, Germany, Sept. 7, 2012, to assess the garrison's progress with energy initiatives and Net Zero.

  • Army evaluates coalition communications through NIE process

    Sep 10, 2012

    The U.S. Army is bringing coalition partners into its future tactical communications network through the Network Integration Evaluation process.

  • Fort Bragg's WAMC trains nurses to treat patients' emotional, physical and legal needs

    Sep 7, 2012

    Womack Army Medical Center leads the way for patients who may be victims of sexual assault. WAMC is one of the few Army medical centers that offers a comprehensive program for victims of sexual assault. The specially trained sexual assault nurse examiners are a team of 18 nurses, primarily based in the Emergency Department and other clinical areas of Womack, who are specially trained to meet victims' medical, emotional and legal needs. Additionally, they ensure compliance with all laws and Army regulations.

  • Patriot Day

    Sep 7, 2012

    Sept. 11, 2001, did not break the soul of this nation. It made us stronger. It fortified Americans with pride and patriotism, and created a spirit of service in the hearts of a new generation.

  • 18th MEDCOM (DS) demonstrates lead medical role during USARPAC MEDEX 2012

    Sep 7, 2012

    Sagamihara, Japan (September 1, 2012) -- U.S. Army Pacific's Medical Exercise 2012 came to a close after a busy week, here, 2 Sept., but efforts to help make it a success were made by 18th Medical Command (Deployment Support), USARPACs lead medical command began months prior.

  • The Hill celebrates our employees of the year, 2012

    Sep 7, 2012

    U.S. Army Garrison Fort A.P. Hill celebrates its nominees and employee's of the year.

  • Fort Bragg MPs conduct motorcycle compliance checks to emphasize motorcycle safety

    Sep 7, 2012

    In an effort to enforce regulations concerning Fort Bragg motorcycle rider safety, the Fort Bragg military police have begun random compliance checks for motorcyclists, who travel throughout the post.

  • New commander assumes authority of Warrior Transition Battalion

    Sep 7, 2012

    The new commander is responsible for ensuring Wounded Warriors on Fort Belvoir heal and return to normalcy.

  • President Taft Remembered at Arlington

    Sep 11, 2012

    The 27th President of the United States (1909 - 1913) William Howard Taft will be honored on his Birthday with an Armed Forces Full Honor Wreath Laying Ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery, Sept 15, at 9:00 a.m. in section 30. The public is invited to the ceremony.

  • Sky Soldiers memorialized at Vicenza ceremony

    Sep 7, 2012

    The 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team Family memorialized three of their own Sept. 6 in a ceremony at the post chapel on Caserma Ederle. More than 300 Soldiers, Family members, friends and staff filled the chapel to pay tribute to Pfc. Andrew J. Keller and Pfc. Shane W. Cantu of 1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, and to Spc. James A. Justice of 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, who died while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan.

  • Garrison hosts Army environment leader

    Sep 7, 2012

    STUTTGART, Germany -- The Honorable Katherine Hammack, assistant secretary of the Army for Installations, Energy and Environment, visited Stuttgart Sept. 7 as part of a Europe-wide trip to learn about energy and cost-saving initiatives across the theater.

  • CECOM Suicide Prevention Message

    Sep 7, 2012

    Hello, I'm Major General Robert Ferrell, commanding general of the U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command and senior commander of Aberdeen Proving Ground.

  • Suicide Prevention Month tri-signed letter

    Sep 7, 2012

  • U.S. Army Europe launches mobile-friendly website to highlight mission on continent

    Sep 10, 2012

    U.S. Army Europe's official website is now mobile-device friendly, no matter which handset users favor.

  • ISAF 'absolutely driven' to reduce insider threat in Afghanistan

    Sep 7, 2012

    The threat of attacks on coalition service members by Afghan security forces is a complex problem that requires a comprehensive, integrated and combined response from coalition and Afghan officials, the commander of NATO'S International Security Assistance Force said in a written statement issued Sept. 6, 2012.

  • 'Wolfhounds' conduct live-fire exercise in South Korea

    Sep 7, 2012

    Soldiers of the 1st Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, conducted a combined arms live-fire exercise at Rodriguez Live Fire Complex, South Korea, Sept. 3, 2012, as part of Operation Wolfhound Maul.

  • Army units from across U.S. take part in Ulchi Freedom Guardian 2012

    Sep 10, 2012

    United States Army Soldiers flew thousands of miles from several of the 50 states, including Hawaii, California, Maryland, Alabama and Utah, to support the Republic of Korea-U.S. Alliance during 2012 Ulchi Freedom Guardian Exercise in South Korea.

  • Wash racks recycle thousands of gallons of water

    Sep 11, 2012

    401st Army Field Support Brigade personnel using five self-contained wash racks at AFSBn-Kandahar have been washing vehicles nearly around the clock since March 30 and are saving thousands of gallons of water daily.

  • Local Girl Scouts seek new members, discuss upcoming events

    Sep 7, 2012

    CAMP HUMPHREYS -- It was a sign-up day at the Super Gym on Aug. 25. Parents and their children spent time together, signed up for the Girl Scouts, and got to know more about the organization for their little ones.

  • Local university helping bridge the culture gap

    Sep 7, 2012

    PYEONGTAEK, Republic of Korea -- The 17th session of this year's Korean Head Start program took place here, Aug 29-31.

  • New school season begins

    Sep 7, 2012

    CAMP HUMPHREYS -- Summer vacation has come to a close and Humphreys American School (HAS) welcomed children back here on Monday morning, Aug. 27.

  • Mystery Karaoke dazzles crowd

    Sep 7, 2012

    CAMP HUMPHREYS -- The 2012 Mystery Karaoke Contest was all music and fun Friday, Aug. 24 at the Community Activity Center. The performance introduced 5 unknown singing talents who wanted to "stretch their stuff" on the big screen.

  • College friend serenades new retiree

    Sep 7, 2012

    Laveda Lofton retires with 32 years of service

  • Afghan pilot program achieves milestone with first graduates

    Sep 7, 2012

    For the first time in more than 30 years, Afghan pilots completed pilot training held in their home country. The Rotary Wing Flight Training Program was developed and conducted by Soldiers from the U.S. Army Security Assistance Training Management Organization for the Afghan Air Corps in order to create an independent Afghan Air Force program.

  • USACE in Afghanistan meets construction goals for July, August

    Sep 7, 2012

    The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers Afghanistan Engineering District-South came within three percent of its construction goals set for July and August, bringing the district within reach of its fiscal year 2012 goals.

  • Coalition network moves to Korea

    Oct 9, 2012

    Since it was stood up two years ago, the coalition network has become the standard enclave in which to share data and situational awareness between U.S. and coalition forces in Afghanistan. Now a similar tactical network is being upgraded in South Korea to enable U.S. partners in that country to reap similar rewards.

  • Soldiers gain SHARP tools to fight sexual harassment, assault in Army's ranks

    Sep 13, 2012

    TORII STATION, Okinawa (Sept. 14, 2012) -- "It's a problem within our ranks that has to stop; it's an issue within the ranks and it will destroy us from inside."

  • Dramatic growth fuels new Outdoor Recreation Center in Hawaii

    Sep 6, 2012

    The new Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation's Outdoor Recreation facility, here, features nearly 5000 square feet of covered storage behind the main building, allowing for an increase of 40 percent more equipment for Soldier and family member rental. The new complex is located behind the Army Community Center building and Hui Na O Wahine Thrift Shop.

  • Couples retreat builds strong bonds

    Sep 6, 2012

    Laughing your way to a better marriage is not a typical solution to strengthen relationships, but for couples during a weekend retreat, the humorous message allowed folks to tackle serious discussions by keeping topics light-hearted.

  • Engineers lead the way during CSTX at Fort McCoy

    Sep 9, 2012

    FORT MCCOY, Wis. -- Soldiers from different units located east of the Mississippi River under the 412th Theater Engineer Command came together here for two weeks to sharpen their respective job skills during Combat Support Training Exercise, Aug. 7.

  • Suicide should be addressed with dignity and respect

    Sep 6, 2012

    After a decade of battle, the Army faces the threat of suicide, and like any battle, the Army trains to defeat threats.

  • USARPAC Commander visits MEDEX12

    Sep 6, 2012

    SAGAMI DEPOT, Sagamihara, Japan -- Lt. Gen. Francis J. Wiercinski, U.S. Army Pacific Commander, visits the Combat Support Hospital during Medical Exercise 2012, a multi-component, joint service, bi-lateral exercise hosted Aug 27 to Sep 3 by 18th Medical Command (Deployment Support), USARPAC.

  • National Training Center and Fort Irwin demonstrates loyalty, generosity to Barstow by donating food

    Sep 6, 2012

    National Training Center and Fort Irwin community demonstrates loyalty and generosity to Barstow by donating food purchased at Commissary

  • 'Wolfhounds' prepare for combat

    Sep 6, 2012

    RODRIGUEZ LIVE FIRE COMPLEX, Korea -- Soldiers of the 1st Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division conducted a combined arms live fire exercise at the Digital Multipurpose Range Complex here on Sept. 3 as part of Operation Wolfhound Maul.

  • 'Warrior Support' for 'Wolfhounds'

    Sep 6, 2012

    RODRIGUEZ LIVE FIRE COMPLEX, Korea -- Soldiers of the 225th Brigade Support Battalion, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division are ensuring that the 1st Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, 2nd SBCT, 25th ID, has everything it needs to continue training operations here during their more than month long deployment to Korea during Operation Wolfhound Maul from July 31 to Sept. 9.

  • New face could give JBLM Ten-Miler team an edge

    Sep 6, 2012

    Kenya native Sammy Ngatia ran cross-country for UTEP, arrives with trophies and experience

  • 'Coldsteel' rains from above

    Sep 6, 2012

    ROGRIGUEZ LIVE FIRE COMPLEX, Korea - The UH-60 Blackhawk begins to bank around the mountain side on its approach to the landing zone. Grass, dirt and debris fill the air as the bird hovers slightly above the deck before touching down. The green and tan of ACUs emerge from the fuselage in all directions. As the adrenaline filled Soldiers leap to the ground they immediately aim their weapons and prepare to protect their assets should the enemy be near. These are the Soldiers of the 'Coldsteel' company and they are ready for a fight.

  • Army Today - Signal Soldiers in Italy train

    Sep 11, 2012

    Signal Soldiers in Italy train on hoisting somebody out of a manhole.

  • Army Now - FOB Salerno MEDEVAC teams are prepared to respond at a moments notice

    Sep 6, 2012

    Forward Operating Base Salerno's MEDEVAC teams are always prepared to respond at a moments notice in Afghanistan.

  • Army Now - Soldiers take the time and advantage to pursue higher education

    Sep 6, 2012

    Soldiers take the time and advantage to pursue higher education at Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan.

  • Army Now - Army Vet squares off against his teammate at Paralympics

    Sep 6, 2012

    Army Vet Dugie Denton squares off against his teammate at the 2012 Paralympics in London.

  • Resiliency required for successful Soldiers

    Sep 6, 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 for Soldiers is just as essential as any other military training. Discussing theories is important, but working the techniques into practical, every day activities is where the rubber meets the road. "Soldier resiliency is a Soldier's ability to bounce back from adverse situations much wiser, stronger, and better equipped," said Capt. Vincent L. Hardy, the chaplain for 7th Squadron, 17th Cavalry Regiment. "Each experience shows a person a new facet about themselves and it brings out new coping mechanisms. The bottom line is that the information, if utilized, can help a person or family unit bounce back from adversity wiser and stronger." Resiliency training is just one part of the Army's holistic, multi-disciplinary approach to suicide prevention.

  • Army Paralympic shooter helps pioneer prosthesis

    Sep 8, 2012

    A sharpshooter who competed in the 2012 Paralympic Games this week also helped develop an innovative prosthesis that has helped countless wounded warriors.

  • Soldiers learn SHARP tools in Okinawa

    Sep 7, 2012

    "It's a problem within our ranks that has to stop; it's an issue within the ranks and it will destroy us from inside," the commanding general of U.S. Army Japan said about sexual assault.

  • Different countries, one goal

    Sep 6, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - If a person looks around carefully when using the Post Exchange, Commissary and other facilities on Fort Huachuca, they will note service members wearing a wider mix of uniforms than just those worn by members of the U.S. military. That is because Fort Huachuca hosts military personnel from a variety of countries around the world who train on the installation. Service members from Australia, Africa, Eastern Europe, Saudi Arabia, Germany and other countries come to Fort Huachuca for intelligence and unmanned aircraft system training.

  • Chaplain sends parting thoughts to a beloved community

    Sep 6, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - It is no easy act to leave a post that you truly love. It is the people that make any duty memorable. Knowing I was leaving soon [Aug. 22], some have asked, "Chaplain, do you have any parting thoughts?"

  • September is Suicide Prevention Month, Use resources to help prevent a needless death

    Sep 6, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - -The longest war in America's history has stressed and strained service members like perhaps no other conflict. The psychological toll, and especially the soaring suicide rate, have caught the attention of the media, the public and leaders at the highest levels.

  • War veteran receives Bronze Star for service

    Sep 6, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - It's been more than 50 years in coming, but U.S. Army retired Capt. Richard Cooksey was officially presented with a Bronze Star for his service in World War II, being a Bataan Death March and prisoner of war survivor, and for service during the Korean and Cold Wars.

  • Team preps Sill golf course for daily play

    Sep 6, 2012

  • Maintenance help wanted

    Sep 6, 2012

  • Knox dedicates new WTB complex

    Sep 10, 2012

    Fort Knox dedicated its new Warrior Transition Battalion facility by naming it after a former U.S. Army Armor Center noncomissioned officer, Sgt. Maj. William Sumner, Sept. 5 with nearly 300 in the audience, comprised of Soldiers, Army civilians, contractors, civic leaders and representatives of local veterans' service organizations.

  • Training, education essential for good security program

    Sep 6, 2012

  • Spouses find kindred spirits at job fairs

    Sep 6, 2012

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Like many military spouses, Allison Lattuca doesn't mention her husband's Navy service as she job hunts with each forced relocation every few years.

  • Communications Security Division earns Shingo silver

    Sep 10, 2012

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -- A Shingo Silver Medallion for operational excellence was presented to members of Tobyhanna Army Depot's Communications Systems Directorate's Communications Security Division Sept. 5 during an outside ceremony.

  • Nielsen provides Army perspective to hometown

    Sep 6, 2012

    Col. Peter Nielsen, chief of clinical operations for Western Regional Medical Command, was the guest speaker at a private opening reception of a special exhibition at the National World War II Museum in New Orleans. La.

  • AMC-developed weapons remain vital to Army

    Sep 6, 2012

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- There's only one phrase needed to define the Army Materiel Command during the 1980s -- the Big Five.

  • Refuge offers Soldiers wild sights

    Sep 6, 2012

  • Federal Women's Program names top individuals, orgs

    Sep 6, 2012

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - The Aberdeen Proving Ground Federal Women's Program celebrated Women's Equality Day with an observance and awards ceremony Aug. 21 in the Ball Conference Center.

  • APG planning first Oktoberfest celebration

    Sep 6, 2012

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Mark your calendars and tell your neighbors and friends: APG will hold its first celebration of Oktoberfest, Sept. 27 through Sept. 30 on the installation's Shine Sports Field. The four nights of family fun and entertainment being planned for young and old include German food and beverages, a Volksmarch, a Festhalle with live entertainment, carnival rides, a car show, fireworks and much more. The best part … the event is open to the public and admission is free.

  • Retiree days set for Sept. 20-22

    Oct 10, 2012

    Fort Sill will host the 34th annual Retiree Appreciation Days here Sept. 20-22.

  • Veterans job fair expo draws hundreds to APG

    Sep 6, 2012

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Nearly 250 job seekers attended the APG Veterans Job Fair and Expo at the APG North (Aberdeen) recreation center Aug. 22.

  • Fort Carson MPs return from Afghanistan

    Sep 6, 2012

    Family members and friends cheered as more than 100 Fort Carson Soldiers returned from Afghanistan Wednesday after a five-month deployment.

  • Labor Day brings patriotic pride

    Sep 6, 2012

    As the fall colors peeked through the leaves of the trees at Iron Horse Park, Paul Borrillo donned his red, white and blue suit and top hat to celebrate a holiday typically enjoyed in July.

  • National Capital Region Commander's Conference

    Sep 6, 2012

    Rear Adm. Patrick J. Lorge, Deputy Commander, Joint Force Headquarters - National Capital Region and commanding officer of Naval District Washington provided the venue for the JFHQ-NCR commander's conference at the Washington Naval Yard Sept. 5, 2012.

  • Contracting officer named one of Army's best

    Sep 6, 2012

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- A Mission and Installation Contracting Command contracting officer from Fort Sill, Okla., received the Department of the Army's Contracting Professional of the Year Award during an August ceremony at Washington, D.C.

  • Oasis in the Desert Prepares Sergeants Majors to Lead

    Sep 6, 2012

    FORT BLISS, TEXAS-- An oasis in a dessert best describes the atmosphere as you walk under the archway into center court of the United States Army Sergeants Major Academy at Fort Bliss, Texas. An island in a sea of grass with a walkway that leads to each educational center, students learn the skills necessary to lead future generations of Soldiers. "The Academy's mission and purpose is to develop agile and critical thinking leaders," Charles Guitte, director of training said. "It is all about leader development, they need to understand the skills, knowledge and attributes of what it takes to, first of all be a Soldier, and then start learning the traits of being a leader."

  • Soldier outreach serves different army

    Sep 6, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- A group of Fort Sill Advanced Individual Training students volunteered as food servers at the Salvation Army Community Services Center in downtown Lawton, Aug. 27.

  • 75th FiB Soldier wins Sill quarterly award

    Sep 6, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- An artilleryman assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 2nd Battalion, 18th Field Artillery was selected as the Fort Sill and Fires Center of Excellence Soldier of the Quarter after a two-day competition Aug. 9-10.

  • Victory starts here

    Sep 6, 2012

    New Soldiers with the 3rd Battalion, 34th Infantry Regiment conquer Victory Tower during recent Basic Combat Training exercises.

  • Sill Soldier receives Purple Heart

    Sep 6, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- "Attention to orders!" said 1st Lt. Miguel Arroliga, the human resource officer in charge assigned to 2nd Battalion, 18th Field Artillery. Before a crowd of fellow service members and Nunley's family, Brig. Gen. Donald MacWillie, 1st Infantry Division deputy commanding general for support, awarded the Purple Heart to the Soldier, a section chief assigned to B Battery, 2-18th FA at the battalion's war room.

  • What are the Addicks and Barker Dams and Reservoirs?

    Sep 6, 2012

    Q. What are the Addicks and Barker Dams and Reservoirs? A. In response to devastating floods that occurred in Houston in 1929 and 1935, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District began construction of Addicks and Barker Dams in what was then undeveloped areas in far west Harris and east Fort Bend counties to prevent the loss of life and property and provide flood damage reduction along Buffalo Bayou downstream of the reservoirs and through the center of the City of Houston. Construction of the Addicks and Barker structures were completed in 1948 and 1945 respectively.

  • New York Army National Guard Signal Soldiers Hone Infantry Skills in New Mexican Desert

    Sep 6, 2012

    CAMP MCGREGOR, New Mexico -- Although their mission is to link far-flung units together with state-of-the-art communications technology, the men and women of the New York Army National Guard's 101st Expeditionary Signal Battalion are learning to cope with heat, dust, and field conditions here in the New Mexico desert. With the temperature at 94 degrees, conditions reflect that of the upcoming battlefield, said 1st Lt. John Santana, the commander of Company A. "We do have Soldiers that will be going out with other units in teams of three, five, or ten going out in support of mp (military police) and infantry units, " Santana said. Twenty-eight miles out in the desert, the signal soldiers are focusing on basic infantry skills as well as their communications mission. The 101st ESB is being trained by Task Force Redhawk, an element of the 5th Armored Brigade which trains units that are deploying overseas, for deployment to Afghanistan later this year.

  • Soldiers soar in Army Strong show

    Sep 6, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- After graduating from basic combat training at Fort Sill in May 2011, then-Pvt. Genesis Rodriguez eventually went to Advanced Individual Training at Fort Lee, Va., to become a parachute rigger. It was during AIT that Rodriguez saw her first Army Soldier Show.

  • Bragging rights on line at fishing tourney

    Sep 6, 2012

    Fort Rucker's outdoor recreation will hold its 2-man Buddy Bass Tournament to give people a chance to win cash and bragging rights.

  • Assistant secretary visits first U.S. LEED Silver facility in Germany

    Sep 6, 2012

    WIESBADEN, Germany -- The assistant secretary of the Army for Installations, Energy and Environment visited the Gen. Shalikashvili Mission Command Center Sept. 6 to kick off a nine-day tour of U.S. Army facilities in Germany and Italy.

  • Exercise according to your body shape

    Sep 6, 2012

  • Personal attention defines post's support for spouses

    Sep 6, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - If managing a year-long deployment as a new spouse was not enough, she also gave birth while her husband was deployed. Despite these challenges, Annette Quiroz, an Army spouse, advises other spouses, "If you want to know information, the way to do it is either to get involved [in a unit] or to get out there and find out." Quiroz has been a military spouse for three years, and she has resided solely at Fort Huachuca during that time.

  • Warrior Adventure Quest seeks to recondition Soldiers

    Sep 7, 2012

    Recovering from a deployment can be difficult for many Soldiers. That's why Installation Management Command developed a program of high-intensity activities to help bring Soldiers back to a stateside state of mind.

  • Picerne celebrates passing of summer during Ice Cream Social

    Sep 6, 2012

    Picerne Military Housing hosts a free Ice Cream Social Sept. 12 to celebrate the passing of summer from 2-4 p.m. at the Bowden Terrace community center.

  • ADA Soldiers perfect rail loading techniques

    Sep 6, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- One of the many challenges of a deployment is just getting you and your equipment there. Soldiers from the "I Strike" 4th Battalion, 3rd Air Defense Artillery took the first step in ensuring their equipment's arrival overseas by conducting rail load operations.

  • Fort Rucker events celebrate heritage, culture

    Sep 6, 2012

    The Army considers its diversity as a strength, and Fort Rucker will celebrate the diversity that the Hispanic culture brings to the armed forces by celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month Sept.15 to Oct. 15.

  • ACS, chapel offer Financial Peace University

    Sep 6, 2012

    Army Community Service and the Fort Rucker Installation Chaplains Office present Financial Peace University Tuesdays from Sept. 11 through Dec. 4 from 5:30-8 p.m. to help Soldiers, Families and Department of Defense civilians beat debt and build a more stable future.

  • Challenge builds esprit de corps

    Sep 6, 2012

    Students of the Adjutant General Captains Career Course, Class 902-12, participated in a warrior challenge event at Weston Lake, Aug. 23.

  • AAFES puts profits back into community

    Sep 6, 2012

    Many people on Fort Rucker are familiar with the benefits of shopping at the post exchange, but most may not be aware that what they purchase helps pay for services and facilities on the installation.

  • JAG: 13 tips when going to a car dealership

    Sep 6, 2012

    You see a car dealership's commercial on TV. It has "Old Glory" waving in the sky, images of Soldiers deployed in the background and the salesperson in the commercial proclaims that the dealership salutes the troops. And you think to yourself, "I'll go there to buy a car!"

  • Saving energy, money by consolidating, divesting and investing

    Sep 10, 2012

    WIESBADEN, Germany -- Transformation in U.S. Army Europe has provided planners with the unique opportunity to accomplish three goals while helping protect the environment and providing for a sustainable future. That has meant consolidating, divesting and investing, according to Col. David Carstens, U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden commander.

  • Are you prepared? Plan for emergencies as storms brew in Atlantic

    Sep 6, 2012

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