Archive: Sep 2012

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  • Wounded Warriors and Families receive thanks from community

    Sep 28, 2012

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - In August, members of the North Point Yacht Club in Baltimore County put together a social event for local Wounded Warriors and their families to express thanks for their sacrifices for the defense of the nation.

  • DES paramedics, police save motorist in cardiac arrest

    Sep 28, 2012

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Police officers, firefighters and paramedics from the Directorate of Emergency Services have been recommended for the Installation Management Command's Heroes of the Day award after reviving, stabilizing and transporting a motorist who went into cardiac arrest just after passing through the Route 715 gate on Maryland Boulevard Sept. 9.

  • Volunteers perform Dracula Oct. 20

    Sep 28, 2012

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Community members should expect the unexpected during the MWR Theater Group's Oct. 20 performance of Dracula.

  • Military Intelligence -- this week in history

    Sep 28, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - An Intelligence Organization and Stationing Study, ratified by the Army leadership in 1975, paved the way for the eventual consolidation of MI Training at the US Army Intelligence Center and School (USAICS), which had been located at Fort Huachuca since 1971.

  • Garrison hosts second weight loss challenge

    Sep 28, 2012

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - All Aberdeen Proving Ground Garrison employees are invited to participate in the 13 week "Fall into Fitness" wellness challenge and weight loss competition.

  • TECHINT draws interest of intelligence community

    Sep 28, 2012

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Military and federal intelligence agencies and law enforcement activities gathered at Aberdeen Proving Ground Sept. 14 to observe the latest in intel-gathering technologies during the 203rd Military Intelligence Battalion's Technical Intelligence (TECHINT) Day activities.

  • DES to receive Governor's Crime Prevention Award

    Sep 28, 2012

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - For the fourth consecutive year, the Directorate of Emergency Services has been selected to receive the Governor's Crime Prevention Award from the state of Maryland.

  • ATEC holds first Workforce Professional Development Day

    Sep 28, 2012

    Eighty-three U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command employees came together for the command's first Professional Development Day held at Top of the Bay here Sept. 5.

  • Post does it in PINK

    Oct 2, 2012

  • CSM Earlene Lavender Bio

    Sep 28, 2012

  • Diversity emphasized at Hispanic American Heritage Month observance

    Sep 28, 2012

    "Our military is the most diverse organization in our nation's history. In 2011, there were about 20 percent African-Americans, 11 percent Hispanics, 6 percent Asian-Americans and 1.4 percent Native-Americans in our military," said Director of the U.S. Selective Service System Lawrence G. Romo Sept. 25, during remarks at the Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Hispanic Heritage Month celebration on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall. "You are a melting pot representation of our society, descendants of immigrants who came to the United States to better their lives and now you proudly serve our country," he said.

  • Base experiences emergency response exercise

    Oct 4, 2012

    In what was called an "exercise to get the bad guys" by Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall police, base directorates combined talents and efforts for a force protection exercise during the morning of Sept. 26. While trained crisis management team members monitored the drill at the emergency operations center (EOC) in the control hub in Bldg. 59, the bulk of the activity transpired in and around the consolidated dining facility at about nine o'clock.

  • Fallen Military Police remembered in ANC Ceremony

    Sep 28, 2012

    On the eve of the 71st anniversary of the formation of the Military Police Corps Regiment, 20 military policemen killed in Afghanistan and Iraq during the past year were honored Sept. 25 in section 55 of Arlington National Cemetery during morning remarks and a wreath-laying ceremony.

  • Sensing session: Fort Hood Soldier shares struggle with suicidal thoughts

    Sep 28, 2012

    FORT HOOD, Texas -- During a sensing session here with III Corps and Fort Hood Commanding General Lt. Gen. Don Campbell Jr., Spc. Robert Kearney stood up and asked a question. "I wanted to know why it was just senior enlisted and senior leaders talking (about seeking help)," Kearney said. "Why aren't E-4s and below talking?"

  • Quick reaction, training saves troop's life

    Sep 28, 2012

    FORT HOOD, Texas -- A spouse's cry for help and quick reactions from cadre saved a Warrior Transition Brigade Soldier's life here. "If it wasn't for their direct involvement and quick reaction time, the Soldier would have been gone," Capt. Jose DaCunha, commander, Company A, WTB, said. "The Soldier intended to die."

  • Johnson sends Chuseok message to Korean people

    Sep 28, 2012

    The Eighth Army commanding general released a first ever video message to the Korean people in honor of Chuseok, Korea's annual harvest festival.

  • Sustainers use 'interrogator' to track cargo at Afghanistan-Uzbekistan border

    Sep 28, 2012

    At the Uzbekistan-Afghanistan border, the 276th Transportation Detachment (Automated Cargo Documentation) uses a radio-frequency identification interrogator system to track cargo within the northern Afghanistan area.

  • U.S. Army Pacific Soldiers share medical first responder experience

    Sep 28, 2012

    Manila, Philippines (September 19, 2012) -- Medics, nurses, doctors and infantry soldiers from the Philippine army met with 18th Medical Command (Deployment Support) and Tripler Army Medical Center medical Soldiers in the first U.S. Army Pacific and Philippine army medical first responder subject matter expert exchange, here, 17-21 Sept.

  • Friendship fest strengthens alliance

    Sep 28, 2012

    DONGDUCHEON, South Korea -- "Ka-chi kap-shi-da" is Korean for "Let's go together." And that is what has been happening with Americans and Koreans north of Seoul in an area called Warrior Country since the Korean War. Soldiers and their families spend afternoon with Korean civilians during the 8th Korean-American Friendship Festival held at the ROK-U.S. Cultural Plaza in the Bosan-dong section of Dongducheon, near Camp Casey's main gate. There was free food. Koreans got to sample American hot dogs and hamburgers while Americans were treated to tteokbokki (spicy cylinder-shaped rice cake) and saengseon-jeon (breaded fish pancake).

  • Warrior Country sets up suicide hotline

    Sep 28, 2012

    CAMP RED CLOUD, South Korea -- A new 24-hour suicide prevention hotline has been established by U.S. Army Garrison Red Cloud and Area I for anyone in Warrior Country considering suicide or trying to help someone who may be suicidal.

  • Battling suicidal thoughts: A Soldier's story

    Sep 28, 2012

    For Sgt. 1st Class Joshua Ferguson, the Army has been his life since he was 19 years old. After having his left leg amputated from injuries he suffered in Iraq, struggling through multiple surgeries and rehabilitation, he eventually found himself facing depression and considering suicide.

  • Army refines airburst technology, XM25 'Punisher'

    Sep 28, 2012

    The U.S. Army is preparing to conduct a second Forward Operational Assessment of its XM25 Counter Defilade Target Engagement airburst weapon system.

  • Top Medic Team Competition identifies region's best

    Sep 28, 2012

    Thirty-four medic Soldiers from Western Regional Medical Command put their skills to the test Sept. 17-20, 2012, during the Top Medic Competition, hosted by Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., and Madigan Health Care System.

  • Football FanFare 5K Run results

    Sep 28, 2012

  • Domestic Violence Awareness Month

    Oct 1, 2012

    Events and activities will be held here throughout October in observance of Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

  • Airmen encouraged to re-enlist, extend before MilPDS Nov. upgrade

    Sep 28, 2012

    Air Force officials are urging Regular Air Force Airmen who are eligible to re-enlist or extend their current enlistment in December and early January to complete these personnel actions through the myPers website and their base military personnel sections or force support squadrons by Nov. 15 to avoid processing delays and military pay issues.

  • Competitive rodeo tests defense couriers' skills

    Sep 28, 2012

    Members of the Defense Courier Service Baltimore Station, located at Fort Meade, tested their skills in the Defense Courier Rodeo on Sept. 20. The daylong event featured challenges with forklifts, trucks, pallet stacking, handling packages and an obstacle course.

  • First Army welcomes new command sergeant major

    Sep 28, 2012

    After 27 months as the senior enlisted advisor of First Army Division East, Command Sgt. Maj. Edwin Rodriguez passed the noncommissioned officer sword, signifying the transfer of responsibility of Division East, to Command Sgt. Maj. Dennis E. Defreese on Sept. 21.

  • Service members to guard gates for next 90 days

    Sep 28, 2012

    Beginning Oct. 1, service members will assist in manning the installation's five access control points.

  • U.S. Cyber Command hosts legal conference

    Sep 28, 2012

    U.S. Cyber Command hosted its second annual Interagency Legal Conference on Sept. 18 at the McGill Training Center here to discuss legal issues surrounding cyber operations.

  • ACS staffers attend White House jobs forum

    Sep 28, 2012

    Two employees from Army Community Service attended the White House Forum on Job Clubs and Career Ministries on Sept. 20.

  • Run honors POWs, MIAs, promotes wellness, resiliency

    Sep 28, 2012

    More than 2,400 service members from 30 Fort Meade organizations participated in the installation's three mile Wellness and Remembrance Joint Service Run here on Sept. 21.

  • Malaysians make Counter-IED training debut at Keris Strike

    Sep 28, 2012

    In a world where threats can often be undetectable yet devastatingly lethal, training such as the Counter Improvised Explosive Device (C-IED) help people engaged in peacekeeping missions stay alive.

  • Hispanic-American culture, history celebrated during observance at Camp Zama

    Sep 28, 2012

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Sept. 28, 2012) -- Camp Zama celebrated Hispanic Heritage Month, honoring the culture and history of Hispanic and Latino Americans, with an observance held Sept. 26 at the Community Activity Center here.

  • Herschel Walker's Message to Adelphi Lab Center: Get Help When You Need It

    Sep 27, 2012

    Former NFL star Herschel Walker spoke to an overflow crowd at the Adelphi Lab Center Wednesday as part of Suicide Awareness Month activities. Walker has been to nearly 100 military installations to talk about his personal struggles and how he found the strength to get help. His message to the Civilians and Soldiers at Adelphi: There's no shame in admitting you have a problem -- get help when you need it.

  • USARPAC CCP HAST Meets with Tongan National Emergency Management Office

    Sep 27, 2012

    When disaster strikes in the Pacific, once an affected nation asks for help the USARPAC Contingency Command Post's Humanitarian Assistance Survey Team would be the first on the ground. The HAST's job is to conduct assessments of key infrastructure in order to assist the host nation's government in getting relief supplies and other support into the country as quickly as possible. U.S. Army Pacific Soldiers are in Tonga this week taking part in "Coral Reef" a joint-multinational humanitarian assistance and disaster relief exercise primarily designed to test the USARPAC Contingency Command Post's ability to react to a disaster. HAST personnel met with members of the Tonga National Emergency Management Office Monday.

  • ASC officer receives prestigious LATINA award

    Sep 27, 2012

    An Army Sustainment Command officer is a recipient of this year's LATINA Style Meritorious Service Award in a ceremony in Washington, D.C., for contributions to her nation and community.

  • Playing politics: How to do it fair and square

    Sep 27, 2012

  • Phillips visits Anniston Army Depot, tenant organizations

    Sep 27, 2012

    Lt. Gen. William Phillips, Military Deputy/Director, Army Acquisition Corps, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army (Acquisition, Logistics and Technology) visited Anniston Army Depot Sept. 13.

  • GAP approved for Anniston Army Depot

    Sep 27, 2012

    For almost two years, Anniston,Army,Depot has experienced financial challenges,,which,have kept the installation from reaching or exceeding its net operating goals.

  • Anniston Army Depot trains for disaster

    Sep 27, 2012

    Though the calendar read Sept. 20, Anniston Army Depot's Emergency Operations Center was caught in a time warp, propelled forward two weeks to the installation's upcoming Community Appreciation Day. Employees monitored radios and weather conditions, ensuring the safety of the depot workforce and their family members who were participating in the games and festivities about a mile away. As news of a simulated explosion reached the group, they reacted -- each using their training to respond to the crisis -- answering phone calls from concerned citizens, arranging for assistance from outside sources, communicating with those who needed to evacuate the area and helping those injured in the blast or by the ensuing chemical cloud. Thankfully, the explosion was part of an exercise aimed at testing the depot's emergency services, fire and law enforcement, safety, antiterrorism and emergency management procedures.

  • Fort Steward receives 2012 GreenGov Presidential Award

    Sep 28, 2012

    Members of the Fort Stewart, GA Environmental Division were presented with the GreenGov 2012 "Building the Future Award," one of seven GreenGov Presidential awards.

  • AMC in the 1990s: Leading the Way in Audio Visual Technology

    Oct 1, 2012

    REDSTONE ARESNAL, Ala. -- The U.S. Army Materiel Command in the 1990s was known for its support to humanitarian efforts worldwide, but how AMC communicated internally was transforming, thanks to the perspective of employees willing to be the catalysis for change.

  • AMC responds to Hurricane Andrew devastation

    Sep 27, 2012

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- 'When we were needed, we were there' is the motto that led the U.S. Army Materiel Command in the 1990s. It began with support to Operation Just Cause in early 1990, and continued with Operation Desert Shield/ Desert Storm and extensive humanitarian efforts in the wake of Hurricane Andrew.

  • Cameron University ROTC cadets train on Soldier skills

    Sep 27, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- Cameron University Army ROTC cadets conducted their fall semester three-day field training exercise at Camp Eagle here.

  • All-Army women dedicate Armed Forces crown to fallen Soldier

    Sep 28, 2012

    The All-Army women's softball team dedicated its 2012 Armed Forces Softball Championship to third baseman Cpl. Ashley Walker and her late husband, Sgt. Brian Walker, who was killed May 13, 2012, in Afghanistan.

  • 158th IN BDE Train in Real World War Exercise

    Sep 27, 2012

    With the Active Army drawing down, the Army is committed to keeping Reserve Component Forces postured for activities in the future. Over the summer, First Army Division East trainer mentors worked with Reserve units, helping them hone their collective tactical and technical drills in a war exercise (WAREX) at U.S. Army Garrison Fort Hunter Liggett, Ca.

  • Mass flu exercise brings services together

    Sep 27, 2012

    HONOLULU -- Installations around the island held 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. In previous years, each service would individually hold shot exercises where they would immunize their personnel. This year, all services coordinated together and held a mass joint immunization exercise.

  • Army women win Armed Forces Softball Championship

    Sep 28, 2012

    Terri "Mama T" Andreoni, a 40-year-old, hard-hitting pitcher, led the All-Army women to a 5-4 victory over defending champion All-Air Force in the gold-medal game of the 2012 Armed Forces Softball Championships, Sept. 20, 2012, at the Cannoneer Complex on Fort Sill, Okla.

  • Tripler hosts Pacific region's first behavioral health summit

    Sep 28, 2012

    Tripler Army Medical Center hosted the first behavioral health summit in the Pacific region, Sept. 13-14, 2012, in Honolulu.

  • Active, Reserve Soldiers team up to take top prize at MP Warfighter Challenge

    Oct 9, 2012

    FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo.,--For the first time during its 16-year history, a military corrections specialist was a member a three-Soldier team which took home the top prize at the Military Police Warfighter Challenge held here from Sept. 15 - 19.

  • Tripler's EO observance gets physical, reminds everyone to be proud of their heritage

    Sep 27, 2012

    HONOLULU -- Tripler Army Medical Center's Hispanic Heritage Month observance filled Kyser Auditorium, Sept. 20, here. The monthlong observance, which pays tribute to the generations of Hispanic Americans who have positively influenced and enriched our nation and society, began Sept. 15 and runs through Oct. 15. It honors those with Hispanic heritage by celebrating the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America.

  • Work keeps Fort Sill greens putter friendly

    Sep 27, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- A small maintenance staff keeps the golf course's greens green.

  • Family Readiness Groups vital for Army families

    Sep 27, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- This Cannoneer article about FRGs is third in a series about families: the strength of Army Soldiers.

  • SMA hands out excellence coins at Fort Sill

    Sep 27, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- Sgt. maj. of the Army Raymond Chandler III presented his coins to three Soldiers of the 75th Fires Brigade.

  • USARPAC Resilience Run/Walk

    Sep 27, 2012

    Headquarters U.S. Army Pacific began the Suicide Prevention Stand Down with Reveille followed by a group run Sept. 27 at Historic Palm Circle on Fort Shafter, Hawaii.

  • In an elite group

    Sep 28, 2012

    It was a grueling week for the more than 100 Fort Jackson Soldiers hoping to earn the Expert Infantryman Badge. Soldiers had to demonstrate their skills in map reading, first aid, language and protocol as gunfire and cries for help echoed throughout the surrounding forest.

  • Suicides prompt stand-down

    Sep 27, 2012

    An Armywide suicide prevention stand down is set for today.

  • Troops run to increase suicide prevention awareness

    Sep 27, 2012

    Fort Buchanan, Puerto Rico- With the intent of fostering an environment of genuine care and concern for the soldiers, civilians and family members assigned to the US Army Reserve-Puerto Rico, members of the 1st Mission Support Command (1st MSC) and the Fort Buchanan community participated in a suicide prevention awareness run, Sept. 27.

  • Community leaders share Soldier experience

    Sep 27, 2012

    Community leaders got dirty at Range 51 Sept. 19 during the third Leadership Fort Carson Tour.

  • Spouses get taste of Soldier life

    Sep 27, 2012

    In the final formation Sept. 21, 19 spouses covered in sweat, mud and welts stood before Capt. Shayne Heap.

  • Soldiers from 'Talon' Battalion, 2nd BCT, 4th Inf. Div. test good and bad in camouflage

    Sep 27, 2012

  • SDDC's Hispanic Americans proud of their heritage, contributions

    Sep 28, 2012

    Sept. 15, thru Oct. 15, is Hispanic Heritage Month and a time set aside to recognize the contributions of Hispanic Americans to American Society and Culture. Several Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command Hispanic American Soldiers and civilians shared nuggets of information about their heritage that we may not have known otherwise.

  • VA, DOD streamline disability exams

    Oct 10, 2012

    Injured Soldiers dread the uncertainty. Am I medically fit to stay in the Army? If I get out, what disability do I qualify for? What if I don't want my career to end? A few years ago, these questions would have consumed Soldiers and their time as they shuffled between the medical board appointments of the Army and later the disability exams offered by Department of Veteran Affairs -- a process that could stretch as long as 540 days. Today a new system has shortened the overlap between the two agencies giving injured Soldiers a streamlined approach to determining fitness for duty and a proposed VA disability rating all before leaving military service. The Integrated Disability Evaluation System is a collaboration between Department of Defense and the VA to make disability evaluation seamless, simple, fast and fair.

  • Army, Chilean officials discuss research, development cooperation

    Sep 28, 2012

    Three Chilean Army officers visited the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command, Sept. 24-26, 2012, to learn about its science and technology capabilities for potential collaboration between the countries.

  • Fort Lee prayer breakfast serves message of caring

    Sep 27, 2012

    FORT LEE, Va. (Sept. 27, 2012) -- A prayer breakfast at the Regimental Club Monday was the first of many activities that took place here this week in connection with today's observance of Suicide Prevention Stand Down Day.

  • 'Talon' Soldiers test for good and bad in camouflage

    Sep 27, 2012

  • ''Performance Triad" to change focus of Army Medicine

    Sep 27, 2012

    In the dust and heat of Afghanistan, an idea that will change the face of Army medicine took root in the heart and mind of Lt. Gen. Patricia D. Horoho, the Army surgeon general. It was transplanted to home soil and cultivated at a workshop held Sept. 18--21 at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md. As it matures, the idea will shift the focus of U.S. Army Medical Command from "a healthcare system to a system for health."

  • Tourney provides friendly competition, learning experience

    Sep 27, 2012

    The Silver Wings Golf Course provided nearly 100 patrons the opportunity to put their golf skills to the test and learn from professionals in the sport during a tournament Sept. 21-23.

  • Fort Sill Field Artillery Museum restores WWII weapon

    Sep 27, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- The U.S. Army Field Artillery Museum received a rare piece of artillery and its staff is having it restored on post.

  • Victory Update Vol. 12-08

    Sep 28, 2012

    Fort Jackson Soldiers put their skills to the test as they seek to earn the Expert Infantry Badge and more than 5,000 Soldiers can be fed at the same time it what is now the Army's largest dining facility.

  • German Armed Forces proficiency badge competition returns for fall

    Sep 27, 2012

    Soldiers can compete and show their dexterity by participating in the training and testing for the German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge Oct. 1 to Nov. 2.

  • Lt. Col. Robert Jean

    Sep 27, 2012

    Lt. Col. Robert Jean of the United States Army Pacific Contingency Command Post (USARPAC-CCP) talks about the purpose of Exercise Coral Reef and the mission of the CCP.

  • Sergeant Major of the Army and USARPAC Command Sergeant Major discuss NCO development in Taiwan

    Oct 2, 2012

    Sergeant Major of the U.S. Army of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III and Command Sergeant Major Frank Leota, U.S. Army Pacific command sergeant major, tour various historic and training facilities during a recent trip to Taiwan where they met with leaders and soldiers of the Taiwan Army, to include the Sergeant Major of the Taiwan Army, to discuss non-commissioned officer development and transformation.

  • Learning, fun highlight Boy Scout Camporee

    Sep 27, 2012

    For some, weekends are a time to catch up on sleep or relax in front of the TV, but for members of the Boy Scouts of America, it was a time for life lessons and survival skills.

  • Events heighten awareness of domestic violence

    Sep 27, 2012

    The Fort Rucker Family Advocacy Program seeks to bring awareness of domestic violence prevention efforts to the post community with events and activities for couples and Families.

  • Hispanic culture enriches Army ranks

    Sep 27, 2012

    Fort Sill celebrated Hispanic Heritage Month with a luncheon Sept. 20 at the Patriot Club.

  • USAARL celebrates 50 years of Army medical research

    Sep 27, 2012

    The U.S. Army Aeromedical Research Laboratory is scheduled to celebrate 50 years of science Oct. 11 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Fort Rucker.

  • Picerne, AAFES create model home

    Sep 27, 2012

    The Picerne model home decorated by the Army and Air Force Exchange Services portrays a realistic home setting, from a pantry full of groceries to an iron with its cord dangling from an ironing board, as a way to show off homes and merchandise for potential residents of Fort Rucker.

  • Aviation seminar honors past, anticipates future

    Sep 27, 2012

    Participants in the second Aviation History seminar session picked the brains of past and present Soldiers and Aviators to understand the possible future path the Army and the Aviation Branch might be taking.

  • Cleanup aims for 'spick-and-span' post

    Sep 27, 2012

    The fall cleanup, scheduled for the first week of October, is one way that Soldiers, Families and workers can help keep Fort Rucker looking spick and span.

  • OSJA offers tips on child adoption in Alabama

    Sep 27, 2012

    Did you know that in 2011 there were 1,296 children in Alabama waiting for an adoptive home? Did you know that you can go online and view pictures of these children?

  • Two Fort Sill civilians recognized as Army best

    Sep 27, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- Two Department of the Army civilians were recognized as employees of the year in their respective vocations at the DA level.

  • Fort Rucker community honors POWs, MIAs during ceremony

    Sep 27, 2012

    Fog and a sprinkle of rain set a somber scene at the post's Prisoner of War and Missing in Action Remembrance Ceremony in Veterans Park Sept. 21.

  • Post improves parking by reducing reserved spots

    Sep 27, 2012

    Fort Rucker is making changes to free up more parking spots at the most frequented facilities on post.

  • Governor visits Fort Rucker

    Sep 27, 2012

    Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley visited Fort Rucker Sept. 20 and toured the various airfields and training facilities on the installation to experience the home of Army Aviation firsthand.

  • Spouse caregivers: Adapting to a new role

    Sep 27, 2012

    An Army wife and mother of two had to learn to adapt to a new role -- caregiver -- after her husband was severely injured in Helmand Province, Afghanistan. Army Staff Sgt. Dan Burgess was injured when he stepped on a roadside bomb during a routine clearing mission Nov. 20, 2011. Burgess lost his right leg below the knee and the skin was completely ripped off his left leg.

  • New Program Improves Training Quality For Soldiers

    Sep 27, 2012

  • Fort Drum fire department named best in Army for risk management

    Sep 27, 2012

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Sometimes, the most rewarding kind of recognition comes unexpectedly, a message from on high that hard work, achievement and progress pay off. It's what leaders of Fort Drum's Fire and Emergency Services Division are saying after recently receiving the Director of Army Safety Composite Risk Management Award for the department's comprehensive safety program.

  • Army refining airburst technology

    Sep 27, 2012

  • Robertson awarded Bronze Star Medal

    Sep 27, 2012

    Sergeant Maj. Donald R. Robertson, AFSBn-Bagram, 401st Army Field Support Brigade senior noncommissioned officer was awarded a Bronze Star Medal by Lt. Col. Peter J. Koch, battalion commander, during a ceremony at battalion headquarters Sept. 21.

  • Motor Heads to Rotor Heads: Classic roadsters ride through Fort Drum

    Sep 27, 2012

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Twenty-two classic roadsters convoyed onto Wheeler-Sack Army Airfield last week to put on a unique car show for Soldiers and Family Members of 10th Combat Aviation Brigade, 10th Mountain Division (LI).

  • Tigersharks spend day in the field with Families during aerial gunnery exercise

    Sep 27, 2012

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Task Force Tigershark Family Members spent an afternoon earlier this month with their Soldiers at a helicopter gunnery range in a Fort Drum training area to see firsthand what they do.

  • Joint Fires Observers make battlefield impact

    Sep 27, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- The two-week Joint Fires Observer course trains service members to call in close air support, surface-to-surface fires, and Naval surface fires to support ground movement (maneuver).

  • HRC Suicide Prevention Stand Down Day

    Sep 27, 2012

    HRC Suicide Prevention Stand Down day began with a Command Run lead by Maj. Gen. Richard P. Mustion, HRC Commanding General.

  • 10th Mountain Division headquarters readies for future deployments

    Sep 27, 2012

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- The 10th Mountain Division takes pride in a rich history of multiple combat deployments, since it first entered the North Apennine Mountains of Italy against German forces in WWII. Since that time, the Mountain forces have deployed to multiple conflicts, including Somalia, Haiti, Bosnia, Afghanistan and Iraq.

  • HRC Suicide Prevention Stand Down Day

    Sep 27, 2012

  • Petroleum supply specialist course trains students to put down fires

    Sep 28, 2012

    Pfc. Emily Bell said she never understood the true power of fire until she recently found herself standing before dancing flames burning at temperatures of 2,500 degrees and shooting to heights in excess of 15 feet.

  • TF Six Shooters complete aviation training at NTC

    Sep 27, 2012

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Some 500 Soldiers with 6th Squadron, 6th Cavalry Regiment, Task Force Six Shooters, 10th Combat Aviation Brigade, 10th Mountain Division (LI), returned home last week after spending nearly a month of training in California's Mojave Desert.

  • 10th Mountain Division HHBN Soldiers 'Stand Up for Life'

    Sep 27, 2012

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Soldiers of Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, 10th Mountain Division (LI), observed their Suicide Stand Down Day on Sept. 20.

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