Archive: Sep 2012

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  • CG preps leaders for suicide stand down

    Sep 27, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- Fort Sill officers, civilians and noncommissioned officers filled Sheridan Theater Sept. 25 to learn more about preventing sexual assault and suicide.

  • 3rd Brigade Combat Team compete for demanding Expert Infantryman Badge

    Sep 27, 2012

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- After nearly three weeks of arduous physical and mental training and testing, 71 Spartan Soldiers of 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (LI), each received the Expert Infantryman Badge during a pinning ceremony last week on post.

  • SEEK HELP NOW

    Sep 27, 2012

  • Spouse offers final thought during Suicide Prevention Month

    Sep 27, 2012

    Every Soldier that joins the Army repeats the Soldiers' creed. "... I will not accept defeat. I will not quit. I will never leave a fallen comrade...." These words never rang more true. With National Suicide prevention month ending, we find ourselves faced with overwhelming statistics.

  • Mason awarded Army Commendation Medal

    Sep 27, 2012

    Master Sgt. Mozella M. Mason , AFSBn-Bagram, 401st Army Field Support Brigade support operations noncommissioned officer-in-charge was awarded an Army Commendation Medal by Lt. Col. Peter J. Koch, battalion commander, during a ceremony at battalion headquarters Sept. 24.

  • USACE forward engineers train with Italians

    Sep 27, 2012

    A U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Forward Engineering Support Team-Advance (FEST-A) conducted training and remote engineering missions in partnership with Italian Army Reconnaissance Engineers in Aviano, Italy September 9-21, 2012.

  • 2nd Infantry Division Soldiers on front lines in fight against suicide

    Sep 27, 2012

    The 2nd Infantry Division took a break from training in Korea on Thursday as part of an Army-wide suicide prevention and awareness stand-down to further educate Soldiers on the warning signs of suicide and let Soldiers know it is okay to ask for help when you need it.

  • West Point grad chronicles Army Football's last perfect season

    Sep 27, 2012

    WEST POINT, N.Y. (Sept. 27, 2012) -- Mark Beech lived Army football while growing up with an "Old Grad" for a father. Now he's reliving one of the most memorable--if not greatest--season in his first book, "When Saturday Mattered Most: The Last Golden Season of Army Football."

  • 401st supports Task Force White Eagle

    Oct 4, 2012

    Coalition support is a priority for the 401st Army Field Support Brigade. The brigade continued its support for Coalition forces with an issue of several Mine-Resistant Ambush-Protected vehicles to Task Force White Eagle Sept. 12.

  • Honorable Order of Saint Martin for Mcfadden

    Sep 27, 2012

    "If we lost her, it would be mission failure." Cherylann M. Mcfadden was presented the Honorable Order of Saint Martin by Col. Kurt Ryan, Task Force Muleskinner commanding officer, during a ceremony at 10th Sustainment Brigade headquarters Sept. 25.

  • U.S. Army All-American Bowl selects first 2013 players

    Sep 27, 2012

    The first two 2013 U.S. Army All-American Bowl players accepted their jerseys Sept. 25, 2012, from U.S. Army Recruiting Command's commanding general and deputy commanding general.

  • AIT Platoon Sergeant of the Year competition underway, 'out of order'

    Sep 27, 2012

    Soldiers seeking the title of 2012 Advanced Individual Training Platoon Sergeant of the Year encountered an unanticipated turn of events at the competition going on now at Fort Eustis, Va.

  • Van Heest departs ACC

    Sep 26, 2012

    One thing was certain, Deborah Van Heest's passion to see the world could not be contained in small-town America.

  • ACC-NJ activity supports the local community

    Sep 26, 2012

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J.-Army Contracting Command--New Jersey's New Associate Development Group here is teaching its interns it's more important to give than it is to receive.

  • Raising cancer awareness one mile at a time

    Sep 26, 2012

    ROCK ISLAND, Ill.- On Sept. 23, Army Contracting Command--Rock Island procurement analyst Chris Calhoun joined thousands of other runners challenging themselves during the 2012 Quad Cities Marathon.

  • Contingency contracting exercise preparations begin

    Sep 26, 2012

    For the fourth consecutive year, the Army Contracting Command will conduct the premier Department of Defense contracting readiness exercise for military and civilian personnel.

  • Greening tour introduces contracting specialist to their customers

    Sep 26, 2012

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md.- The Army Contracting Command -- Aberdeen Proving Ground here kicked-off a series of site visits with its customer organizations, a greening tour, as a learning tool for employees.

  • 411th Contracting Support Brigade: Contracting support in the land of the morning calm

    Sep 26, 2012

    Providing the stability necessary to maintain a transient workforce, the 411th Contracting Support Brigade's Korean-national workforce is the cornerstone of the brigade's success, according to the unit's senior leadership.

  • Q & A with Maj. Gen. Camille Nichols

    Sep 26, 2012

    Questions and Answers: Maj. Gen. Camille M. Nichols, Commanding General, U.S. Army Contracting Command

  • Non-Complex Team identifies many successes

    Sep 26, 2012

    ROCK ISLAND, Ill. --- Initially established as a six-person Air Force team , the Army Contracting Command-Rock Island Non-Complex Reachback Branch has grown to 18 temporary duty personnel, augmented by an additional two civilians and seven Army permanent party personnel stationed here.

  • Chaplains step up 'Strong Bonds' to halt suicides

    Sep 27, 2012

    As part of a push to prevent suicides, Army chaplains want 50,000 Soldiers and additional family members to attend their "Strong Bonds" retreats over the next three months.

  • Quality assurance intern program pushed throughout the 409th

    Sep 26, 2012

    KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany - The 409th Contracting Support Brigade here is sponsoring a number of Expeditionary Contracting Command quality assurance specialist interns as part of a two-year program providing on-the-job experience.

  • SMA on suicide: 'It's okay to seek help'

    Sep 27, 2012

    "It's a source of strength to ask for help and we are all about being strong in the Army," said Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III, on the eve of the Army-wide suicide stand-down.

  • 10th Mountain Division's top snipers prepare for competition

    Sep 26, 2012

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Sgt. Josh Hall lies on the ground, peering carefully down the scope of his M110 sniper rifle. His body is as still as a rock and his face calm and expressionless. Slowly he inhales, pauses and moves his index finger back ever so slightly, explosively launching a small metal cone out of the weapon system's suppressed barrel at 2,570 feet per second. A second passes and then -- clink -- the sound of the metal hitting a target half a mile away.

  • Fees set to change for CYS

    Sep 26, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Effective Monday, a change in fees will be implemented by the Department of Defense for Child, Youth and School Services.

  • Still Missing, Not Forgotten: POW/MIA Walkathon keeps memory alive

    Sep 26, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Soldiers lined Fort Huachuca's Warrior/Sentinel Field before dawn on Friday to honor and pay tribute to our nation's prisoners of war and service members missing in action.

  • 2-1 STB soldiers demonstrate proficiency at grenade range

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers from Company C, Special Troops Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, conducted hand grenade training September 18, at McGregor range near Fort Bliss, Texas. The M67 grenade is the fragmentation hand grenade that replaced the M61 grenade used during the Vietnam War and the Mk2 'pineapple' used during World War II.

  • Army's best AIT platoon sergeants to compete for top honors

    Sep 26, 2012

    FORT EUSTIS, Va. -- The Army's top nine advanced individual training, or AIT, platoon sergeants are competing for the title of 2012 AIT Platoon Sergeant of the Year during a competition at Fort Eustis, Va., this week. Among them is Fort Huachuca Soldier Sgt. 1st Class Aaron Baca, the 111th Military Intelligence Brigade's Platoon Sergeant of the Year for 2012.

  • Hispanic Heritage Month celebrated at TMAC Tuesday

    Sep 26, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - The U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence and the Fort Huachuca Military Equal Opportunity team hosted the Hispanic American Heritage Month observance Tuesday at the Thunder Mountain Activity Centre.

  • Before you start sniffling...

    Oct 5, 2012

    Flu season is upon us, get vaccinated

  • Retired NFL player speaks about seeking help for mental illness

    Sep 26, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Retired national football league player and mixed martial arts fighter, Herschel Walker, visited Fort Huachuca Sept. 20 to discuss the importance of seeking help for mental illness.

  • Veterans tour SF Bay on board USACE vessel

    Oct 10, 2012

    A group of military veterans and their families were invited on board the command vessel "John A. B. Dillard, Jr.," Sept. 20 to meet crew members and take a tour of the San Francisco Bay.

  • Army aims outreach at Hispanic community

    Sep 27, 2012

    Soldiers of Hispanic heritage have a long and illustrious history of contributing to the Army above and beyond the call of duty, according to Mari Monserrate, the Army's Hispanic Outreach liaison.

  • VECP -- Saving Money through Innovation

    Sep 26, 2012

    The Value Engineering Change Proposal program is a legacy cost saving program used in government contracting for many years and the Army Contracting Command-New Jersey and General Dynamics Armament and Technical Products haves used it to save $38 million with additional saving to follow.

  • Fort Campbell suicide prevention efforts target a killer

    Sep 28, 2012

    September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month and the 101st Airborne Division and Fort Campbell community is ready to stand up to suicide.

  • Improvements to the Standard Procurement System-Army in time for end of year activity

    Sep 26, 2012

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.- The fourth quarter is a busy time of year for Army contracting professionals and the challenge for many is a combination of the sheer volume of contracts, the complexity of each transactions and also accessing and using the Standard Procurement System-Army to process the transactions.

  • Governance process aligns IT requirements

    Mar 5, 2013

    In a command as vast and loaded with such a huge variety of information technology, the Army Contracting Command's Chief Information Office G6 has the task of corralling the various information tools to ensure they are aligned with the command's tasks and missions.

  • Getting a Grip on Government Property

    Sep 26, 2012

    The Army Contracting Command's Government Furnished Property Community of Practice is working diligently to develop its members as a ready resource to property managers, and contracting practitioners across the command and the Army, according to David Groell, ACC GFP CoP lead, Contracting Operations.

  • Transporter receives highest Transportation Corps honor

    Sep 26, 2012

    "Whoever shall behold the image of Saint Christopher shall not faint or fall on that day," states the Legend of Saint Christopher from the U.S. Army Transportation Corps' induction ceremony narrative. The legend goes on to say that depictions of Saint Christopher were shown opposite the entrances to churches so passers-by could look upon them 'and be fortified.' Those words are spoken when the Transportation Corps bestows upon one of its own something given only to the best in the transportation community -- induction into the Military Order of Saint Christopher.

  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers provides support during Bangladesh DREE

    Aug 5, 2013

    U.S. Army Pacific and the Bangladesh Armed Forces Division held the third annual Pacific Resilience Disaster Response Exercise and Exchange 2012 last week in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Part of the larger Pacific Resilience initiative throughout the Pacific, the DREE aims to increase disaster preparedness and response through civil-military cooperation in those nations most affected by natural disasters in the Pacific region.

  • Call to action: training, mentorship key to mission success

    Sep 26, 2012

    The Army continues to address numerous challenges in an environment characterized by diminishing resources. This also holds true for Army contracting.

  • Couples' efforts are a "smoking silly" success

    Sep 26, 2012

    Grilling more than 50 pounds of beef, chicken and pork for a group of six people seems like a lot, but for the husband and wife team of Robert Vanderipe and Lex Vanegas, it's a typical event.

  • Currahees laugh their way to stronger bonds

    Oct 5, 2012

    FORT CAMPBELL, Ky-Soldiers and their Families from 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division attend Strong Bonds Retreat, Sept. 21 to Sept. 23, 2012 as part of the brigade's Family resiliency program at Nashville, Tenn.

  • JBLM Welcomes 7th Inf Div Commander

    Sep 26, 2012

    Flags waved, cannons roared and the 56th Army Band played as Soldiers, friends and Family in the Joint Base Lewis-McChord community came together to welcome a brand new leader to the Pacific Northwest.

  • Community leaders visit JBLM

    Nov 30, -0001

    Service members travel great distances away from home to serve their country. Many never even left their home state before joining. Connecting to a place helps ensure a smooth integration process into their new communities.

  • USARPAC host PACOM Asia Pacific Multinational Open Source Conference

    Sep 26, 2012

    Soldiers and civilians with Pacific Command and from across the Asia Pacific intelligence community gathered in Honolulu, Hawaii, Sept. 12-14 to discuss the power of open source intelligence (OSINT) during the 3rd Annual Pacific Command Asia Pacific Multinational Open Source Conference.

  • 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment Memorial Receives Royal Treatment

    Oct 10, 2012

    QUORN, ENGLAND -- It's been more than 68 years since the Paratroopers of 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment were camped at Quorn, England. The 505th PIR used this area to prepare for their third combat jump into the Normandy invasion. They also used it prior to Operation Market Garden, their fourth combat jump and the largest airborne operation of World War II.

  • MATS-B microwave installed at AmeriQual assists CFD at Natick

    Oct 4, 2012

    Fifteen years of development between Washington State University and the Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center led to a revolutionary change in food sterilization: a microwave. This microwave is not your typical at-home microwave; it is a sophisticated piece of equipment that uses a rapid sterilization technique to create shelf-stable food.

  • USASOC Soldier breaks U.S. 24-hour running record, wins world championship

    Sep 27, 2012

    Less than two months after winning the 135-mile Badwater Ultramarathon in Death Valley, Calif., Master Sgt. Mike Morton traveled to Europe where he not only won the 24-hour world championship, but also shattered the United States record.

  • Retired CSM Honored with Doughboy Award

    Sep 26, 2012

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. -- On many days you can walk through the halls of the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division and hear stories of long ago being told to Paratroopers. Retired Command Sgt. Maj. Tadeusz Gaweda, the brigade's honorary Sergeant Maj., is telling those stories.

  • 7th Signal Command Suicide Awareness Video

    Sep 26, 2012

    Brig. Gen. John B. Morrison, commanding general, 7th Signal Command (Theater) and Command Sergeant Major Patrick Brooks, CSM, 7th SC(T), promote suicide awarenss.

  • 2nd BCT, 4th Inf. Div. Adopt-A-School Program

    Sep 26, 2012

  • DOD to revise sexual assault prevention training

    Sep 26, 2012

    Calling sexual assault "an affront to basic human values," Pentagon Press Secretary George Little announced today that the Defense Department is revising its sexual assault prevention and response training requirements.

  • 2nd BCT, 4th Inf. Div. Adopt-A-School Program

    Sep 26, 2012

  • 2nd BCT, 4th Inf. Div. Adopt-A-School Program

    Sep 26, 2012

  • West Point Oktoberfest celebration draws huge crowds

    Sep 26, 2012

    WEST POINT, N.Y. (Sept. 24, 2012) -- True to the spirit of Oktoberfest, this year's celebration at West Point was a family-friendly festival with more than 1,300 in attendance Sept. 21-22 at Victor Constant Ski Slope.

  • Gold Star Mothers Day 2012 tri-signed letter

    Sep 26, 2012

  • New York National Guard Meets Face to Face to Strengthen Relationships with South Africa

    Sep 26, 2012

    PRETORIA, South Africa -- Senior military leaders from New York and South Africa met to share perspectives and build relationships during a week-long international trade and air show, here, Sept. 19-24. Representatives from the New York National Guard took advantage of being at the Africa Aerospace and Defense Airshow and Exhibition to meet with their counterparts from the South African National Defense Forces. "New York's partnership has been strengthening over the past nine years, and meeting face to face is an important aspect to continue building these relationships," said Col. Franz Michel, who oversees the State Partnership Program.

  • Stand up against suicide

    Sep 27, 2012

    Saving lives was the focus of training at the Joint Force Headquarter- National Capital Region and the U.S. Army Military District of Washington staff Suicide Prevention Stand Down held in the Lincoln Auditorium at the National Defense University on Fort Lesley J. McNair.

  • High heels give Soldiers a new perspective

    Sep 26, 2012

    VILSECK, Germany -- When Sgt. Brett Ortiz, 4th Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment, first slipped on a pair of red, two-inch high heels, he was afraid to stand up. And while Ortiz was more worried about balancing his six-foot athletic frame on the thin heels, his feelings were poignant to the cause. Ortiz was one of more than 200 Soldiers who participated in "Walk-a-Mile," an international men's march against domestic violence and sexual assault, here, Sept. 22.

  • SALT drives home consequences of drunk driving

    Sep 26, 2012

    The statistics are staggering. In 2010 in America, 10,228 people died in drunk driving crashes, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. That's one every 52 minutes. 345,000 were injured. That same year, the FBI's "Crime in the United States" reported nearly 1.5 million drivers were arrested for driving under the influence. There were nearly 300,000 incidents of drinking and driving every single day, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention.

  • Frankfurt Reception Center shuts down operations

    Sep 26, 2012

    Frankfurt's Gateway Reception Center, located in the Frankfurt International Airport will officially close Sept. 30. The closure is the final step in a process that began in February to migrate Army PCS incoming travelers to the Ramstein Gateway Reception Center located in the Ramstein Air Base Passenger Terminal.

  • LIVE EVENT: SMA Chandler to discuss Army Suicide Stand Down

    Sep 26, 2012

    Today at 12:30 p.m. Sgt. Maj. of the Army, Raymond F. Chandler III will participate in a bloggers/media roundtable to discuss the Suicide Stand Down and how the Army is working to reduce and eliminate stigma associated with seeking help for suicidal ideations and actions.

  • Engineering collaboration leads to benefits for Army, Rowan University

    Sep 26, 2012

    The Army's Research, Development and Engineering Command's communications-electronics center has established a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement with Rowan University to advance Army technologies in the areas of mission command, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance networks and systems.

  • Westphal recognizes contributions of veterans, outlines future of Army

    Oct 10, 2012

    Under Secretary of the Army Joseph W. Westphal was in Minnesota to show the Army's appreciation for National Guard Soldiers at Camp Ripley, and discuss the future of the Army with heroes from a different era.

  • Congress told IEDs will remain 'weapon of choice' for decades

    Sep 26, 2012

    Improvised explosive devices, and the networks that use these asymmetric weapons, will remain an enduring threat to U.S. forces and the nation for decades to come, the Defense Department's top counter-IED official told lawmakers, Sept. 20, 2012.

  • 28th annual Army Ten-Miler gears up

    Sep 26, 2012

    The 28th annual Army Ten-Miler race is scheduled to begin in front of the Pentagon, Oct. 21, 2012, in Washington, D.C.

  • Soldier Spotlight: Getting to know Sgt. Anthony C. Moore

    Feb 27, 2013

    Soldier Spotlight: Getting to know Sgt. Anthony C. Moore

  • New hand-sizing tool will standardize Army gloves

    Sep 26, 2012

    Stacey Lee, Project Engineer for Army gloves at Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center, teamed up with Masley Enterprises and created a hand-sizing tool that has recently been patented.

  • Air Cav troopers conduct motorcycle mentorship ride, learn about safety

    Oct 10, 2012

    FORT HOOD, Texas -- More than 30,000 Soldiers in the United States Army are registered as motorcycle riders, according to the Army's Motorcycle Safety Guide. With that fact in mind, the Army has made an effort to emphasize the importance of motorcycle safety to help reduce the number of accidents and injuries that can occur onboard a motorcycle.

  • Vicksburg Army Reserve engineers head to Afghanistan

    Sep 30, 2012

    VICKSBURG, Miss.--Soldiers of Detachment 23, 412th Theater Engineer Command, say farewell to families, friends and community members as they head to Fort Bliss for final preparations for their deployment to Afghanistan, Sept. 23.

  • Combined medical evacuation training

    Sep 26, 2012

    Soldiers from 168th Multifunction Medical Battalion, 65th Medical Brigade; along with Soldiers from 70th Brigade Support Battalion and Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 38th Field Artillery Regiment, 210th Fires Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, worked together during a field medical operation at Camp Stanley, South Korea, Sept. 12. (U.S. Army photos by Pvt. Kim Han-byeol, 210th Fires Brigade Public Affairs Specialist/Released)

  • Yongsan Soldiers lend a helping hand before Chuseok

    Sep 25, 2012

    Soldiers from U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan participated in making 'Songpyeon,' a traditional Korean Rice cake, and shared them with single-parent families and elderly Koreans, living by themselves, Sept. 24. This meaningful event helped strengthen the ROK-US Alliance by allowing U.S. Soldiers to participate and interact with the local Korean Community.

  • FST Surgeons sharpen skills

    Sep 26, 2012

    JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash.--Medical professionals call it the "golden hour", that valuable time after a serious injury when how fast the treatment is received could be the decider between life and death. Because of a small team of surgeons, this vital and short time frame can be maximized to shift the balance to save a life.

  • Soldiers reminded about importance of voting

    Sep 26, 2012

    Today is National Voter Registration Day, and the Army wants Soldiers to recognize "the importance of voting, a right they have fought to defend," said Lt. Col. Paul Amrhein, chief of Soldiers Program Branch, Human Resources Command.

  • Team IMCOM is force multiplier in battle against suicide

    Sep 27, 2012

    SAN ANTONIO -- Today we will observe a "Stand Up for Life Day" as we take time to discuss ways to build resiliency among our workforce, emphasize positive health and wellness habits, and learn more about behaviors that may help us deal more effectively with stress - all leading to a more balanced approach to living that recognizes the importance of life.

  • U.S. Army Communications--Electronics Command to Receive Employer Merit Award

    Sep 25, 2012

    The U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command, CECOM, will receive the 2012 Employer Merit Award from the Harford County Commission on Disabilities in recognition of its efforts to promote and facilitate the employment of individuals with disabilities. CECOM will be recognized at the Commission's annual luncheon Oct. 19, 2012, 12 p.m., at the Maryland Golf & Country Club in Bel Air, Md.

  • Texas-based military trainers seek better ways to do business

    Sep 25, 2012

    The Army Reserve's 75th Training Division is currently developing a new method for delivering simulation exercises aimed at preparing military command staffs for deployments and other missions.

  • MP community remembers their fallen at Arlington

    Sep 26, 2012

    On the eve of the birth of the Military Police Corps 70 years ago, the Army's provost marshal opened a ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery, Va., to remember the 20 MPs who have fallen in Iraq and Afghanistan this year.

  • Making a difference for today's Soldiers

    Sep 25, 2012

    AMCOM's senior enlisted Soldier brings 31 years experience to job

  • USARPAC CCP HAST Meets with Tongan National Emergency Management Office

    Sep 26, 2012

  • Cadet Command names top 10 cadets on the national Order of Merit List

    Sep 25, 2012

    The top Army ROTC cadets in the nation are featured.

  • AMC commanding general visits Army Contracting Command

    Sep 25, 2012

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Gen. Dennis L. Via, commanding general, U.S. Army Materiel Command, visited the U.S. Army Contracting Command and the Expeditionary Contracting Command headquarters here Sept. 25.

  • APS-3 Army strategic flotilla rebuild complete, meets 2020 strategy

    Sep 25, 2012

    The rebuild of the Army Prepositioned Stocks Afloat (APS-3) Army Strategic Flotilla (ASF) is now complete. The United States Naval Ship Watson was uploaded from Sept. 10-19 at Wharf Alpha, Joint Base Charleston, S.C., and set sail Sept. 22. This means from this point on, the six Large-Medium Speed Roll-on Roll-off (LMSR) ships, will be on-station, returning periodically for their maintenance cycles every 30 to 36 months.

  • Staff exercise tests leadership skills

    Sep 25, 2012

    U.S. and Malaysian Armed Forces service members took part in a command post exercise Sept. 21 during Keris Strike 12 to enhance their ability to operate in a multinational environment.

  • Wharton speaks at RIA POW/MIA ceremony

    Sep 25, 2012

    Brig. Gen. John F. Wharton, commanding general of Army Sustainment Command, speaks during the National POW/MIA Recognition Day ceremony, Sept. 21, at the Rock Island Arsenal POW/MIA Marker site.

  • The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

    Sep 25, 2012

  • ASC commanding general signals start of Quad Cities Marathon

    Sep 25, 2012

  • All-Army men win 2012 Armed Forces Softball Championship

    Nov 13, 2012

    A new pitcher and a rookie slugger helped the All-Army men end Air Force's mini-dynasty at the 2012 Armed Forces Softball Championships played Sept. 16-20, 2012, at the Cannoneer Complex on Fort Sill, Okla.

  • Group empowers public speakers

    Sep 25, 2012

    Army Contracting Command-Rock Island employees are actively engaged in exercising their public speaking abilities at monthly International Training in Communication meetings.

  • ACC-RI employees build leadership skills

    Sep 25, 2012

    Two Army Contracting Command-Rock Island employees graduated from the Defense Civilian Emerging Leader Program on Aug. 23 in Washington D.C.

  • USARPAC HAST meet with Tonga National Emergency Management Office

    Sep 25, 2012

    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. New Zealand and Australia are also taking part on a limited basis to share their experience in conducting humanitarian assistance, disaster relief operations.

  • Breast Cancer Awareness Month

    Sep 25, 2012

    Lt. Gen Patricia Horoho, Surgeon General and Commanding General U.S. Army Medical Command delivers a public service announcement for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

  • Hutchison heading to Huntsville

    Sep 25, 2012

    Army Contracting Command-Rock Island Executive Director Michael Hutchison was recently named the deputy to Maj. Gen. Camille Nichols, ACC commanding general.

  • ANA 9th Annual NCO Conference

    Sep 25, 2012

  • Medal of Honor recipient trains Currahees

    Sep 25, 2012

    FORT CAMPBELL, Ky-Medal of Honor recipient, retired Lt. Col. Charles Hagemeister assisted with training Currahees with 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Sept. 10 to Sept. 18, 2012 as a member of the Mission Command Training Program from Fort Leavenworth, Kan. during the Warfighter Exercise at the Fort Campbell Kinnard Mission Training Complex at Fort Campbell, Ky.

  • Oct. 21 last day to claim stop-loss special pay

    Sep 26, 2012

    Soldiers, and veterans held under stop-loss authority between Sept. 11, 2001 and Sept. 30, 2008, and their legally designated beneficiaries qualify for $500 for each month held in a stop-loss status.

  • Forces from nine European nations take part in advisor team training at Hohenfels

    Sep 25, 2012

    U.S. Soldiers and troops from nine European nations recently joined together for military advisory team and police advisory team training at U.S. Army Europe's Joint Multinational Readiness Center in Hohenfels, Germany.

  • Silver Caduceus Society welcomes Dr. Jonathan Woodson

    Sep 25, 2012

    The Fort Detrick, Md., chapter of the Silver Caduceus Society gathered for its quarterly meeting during a luncheon featuring the Honorable Jonathan Woodson, M.D., assistant secretary of defense for Health Affairs, Sept. 14.

  • Siblings with European, U.S. infantry brigades reunite in Afghanistan

    Sep 25, 2012

    FORWARD OPERATING BASE SHANK, Afghanistan - - Spc. Brianda Almazan and her big brother, Spc. Jayro Almazan, reunited recently in a pretty unlikely place -- here.

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