Archive: Sep 2012

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  • 540th MCT helps Afghan drivers

    Sep 13, 2012

    For Soldiers at an entry control point at Camp Marmal, it is very important to get Afghan drivers escorted onto the base as soon as possible. Not only do the Afghans transport vital military cargo from location to location, but they must meet mission deadlines as well.

  • Corps of Engineers waives day-use fees on National Public Lands Day

    Sep 13, 2012

    The Army Corps of Engineers will waive day-use fees at more than 2,400 Corps-operated recreation areas nationwide in recognition of National Public Lands Day, Sept. 29, 2012.

  • West Point Branch Week offers education, mentorship for cadets

    Sep 13, 2012

    The U.S. Military Academy's Department of Military Instruction hosted its first Branch Week, Sept. 10-15, 2012, bringing in several hundred tons of military equipment, vehicles and weapons for the academy's spin on a college career fair.

  • Tobyhanna installs leak detection system, receives federal award

    Sep 13, 2012

    Tobyhanna Army Depot, Pa., has employed a high-tech solution to an age old problem -- leaky pipes -- which exceeded expectations and earned the installation the 2012 Federal Energy and Water Management Award (Project Category).

  • Army exchange program enhances engineer's career

    Sep 13, 2012

    The Army's Engineer and Scientist Exchange Program selects top-performing, mid-career level engineers and scientists from across the Army for assignment to an allied military establishment. Assignments complement a participant's background and offer tangible benefits to both the Army and the overseas host.

  • ACS job fair draws big crowd, opportunities for Yongsan

    Sep 12, 2012

    In order to provide job opportunities for Servicemembers,Families and Civilians, U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan's Army Community Service hosted a job fair to make the job-seeking process easier for the prospective employees here, Sept. 12

  • Army Now - Bradley Armor Training Simulators

    Sep 13, 2012

    Bradley Armor Training Simulators preparing new Soldiers and leaders for upcoming gunnery challenges.

  • Army Now -

    Sep 12, 2012

    The International Security Force improves the Salang Tunnel and other roads that provide passage through the Hindu Kush mountain range.

  • Army Now - U.S. Olympians awarded medals at Fort Belvoir

    Sep 12, 2012

    U.S. Olympians awarded medals at the U.S. Army Soldiers show held at Fort Belvoir, VA.

  • NFL legend launches Suicide Prevention Fair

    Sep 13, 2012

    Dallas Cowboy legend and 1982 Heisman Trophy winner Herschel Walker opened the Army Suicide Prevention Month Health Fair in the Pentagon courtyard here, Sept. 12, 2012, by penning autographs on posters, photos, magazines and replica helmets.

  • Homeland Security AW2 vet to speak at Warrior-Family Symposium

    Sep 12, 2012

    Retired Capt. Alvin Shell, an Army Wounded Warrior Program veteran who now serves as Force Protection Branch officer at the Department of Homeland Security, will be a panelist Sept. 13 at the 2012 Warrior-Family Symposium.

  • Fort Huachuca hero honored

    Sep 12, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Sgt. 1st Class Adam Huntley, linguist/interpreter translator, life cycle manager and language issues action officer, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 111th Military Intelligence Brigade (third from left), is honored at the University of Arizona Wildcats home football game against Oklahoma State in Tucson Saturday, his first-ever football game.

  • Milan AAP Announces Progress for Commercial Complex

    Sep 12, 2012

    Milan Commercial Complex gets a kickstart to commercialism.

  • Soldiers stay course, navigate obstacles

    Sep 12, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Clouds missing from the sky expose the hot, unrelenting morning sun. The Soldier's heart begins to beat faster as the anticipatory moment approaches. Sweat starts to trickle down his forehead, and his palms start to get clammy.

  • 11th TTSB Soldier and NCO of Year Competition held

    Sep 12, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Soldiers from the 11th Theater Tactical Signal Brigade competed in the 11th TTSB Soldier and Noncommissioned-Officer of the Year Competition Sept. 5 at the 11th TTSB headquarters on Fort Huachuca.

  • RIA holds 9-11 ceremony, walk to honor those fallen

    Sep 26, 2012

    Weaving a tapestry of philosophy ranging from presidents Thomas Jefferson and Abraham Lincoln to Bob Dylan, the guest speaker at the 9-11 Remembrance Ceremony Sept.11 shared his thoughts on the tragic terrorist attack 11 years ago.

  • Never forget -- a day of remembrance

    Sep 13, 2012

    Fort Huachuca hosted a remembrance ceremony on Tuesday, at the Main Post Chapel to remember and honor those affected during the attacks on Sept. 11, 2001.

  • West Point commemorates 9/11 anniversary

    Sep 12, 2012

    Class of 2014 Cadet Sam Strader was one of 125 cadets, U.S. Military Academy Preparatory School cadet candidates, staff, faculty and family members who took part in a memorial run throughout West Point honoring the victims of 9/11 Tuesday. The run began at reveille from the West Point cemetery, with each runner carrying Old Glory for 30 minutes until 6 p.m.

  • West Point students encouraged to stay fit, study hard

    Sep 13, 2012

    WEST POINT, N.Y. (Sept. 12, 2012) -- Since 2007, the NFL has promoted healthy lifestyles for the nation's youths through the Play 60 program, and two members of the N.Y. Giants visited the West Point Middle School Sept. 11 to motivate students to stay fit.

  • West Point firefighters recognized by New York Giants on 9/11 anniversary

    Sep 12, 2012

    WEST POINT, N.Y. (Sept. 12, 2012) -- Jim Cordle hesitated when asked to sign the firefighter's helmet worn during post-9/11 recovery operations at Ground Zero. The N.Y. Giants offensive lineman wanted to be sure it was OK to mark up something so memorable, but West Point Firefighter Timothy Say said it was fine.

  • RIA Assistance Visit brings leaders together

    Sep 12, 2012

    More than 100 executives from Army Material Command (AMC), U.S. Army Tank-Automotive and Armaments Command -- Life Cycle Management Command (TACOM-LCMC) and other government installations wrapped up the three-day Rock Island Arsenal Assistance Visit today.

  • Centurion Pins hails accomplishments, dedication of cadet team captains

    Sep 12, 2012

    Forty-two cadet captains from 42 competitive club sports teams were honored Sept. 7 at Washington Hall to recognize the accomplishments and dedication of their leadership. Cadet competitive sports clubs are not as well known as football, soccer and various other corps squad sport teams.

  • TRADOC deputy CG tours Combined Arms Support Command

    Sep 12, 2012

    Lt. Gen. Halverson tours Combined Arms Support Command

  • New tool helps guide contracting officials, analysts

    Sep 12, 2012

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- Contracting officers, specialists and procurement analysts throughout the Mission and Installation Contracting Command have a new resource at their disposal when making decisions during the contracting process.

  • Military Intelligence --this week in history. 16 September, 1975

    Sep 12, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - USAICS Develops Doctrine, Organization and Operations Concepts for CEWI Units

  • Challenge of change memorable for AMC employee

    Sep 12, 2012

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Even as the Army's big five military systems -- Apache Helicopter, Black Hawk Helicopter, Abrams Tank, Bradley Fighting Vehicle and Patriot Missile System -- were making a name for themselves in the 1980s, Lance Wiltshire was establishing himself as a Department of the Army civilian with the Army Materiel Command.

  • 'Black Knight' captain helps Vietnam widow claim missing award

    Oct 10, 2012

    For 44 years, Shelby Harding has held onto a case with her late-husband's Army and foreign medals, but not all the spaces are filed. There a blank space where a missing award should be.

  • Secretary of the Army Environmental Awards - Call for Nominations

    Sep 13, 2012

    The 2012 Secretary of the Army Environmental Award program guidance and "call for nominations," has been published.

  • TRADOC CG presents award, participates in ISLC

    Sep 12, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command Commanding General, Gen. Robert Cone, visited Fort Huachuca earlier this week to present at the Intelligence Senior Leadership Conference and present a safety award.

  • Panther Medics best in 82nd Airborne Division

    Sep 12, 2012

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. -- The strobe lights flashed furiously in a darkened room filled with the shouts of casualties. One by one, they were treated and cared for by medics working their way across the room. Every patient bore multiple injuries, both internal and external. Every move these medics made as they treated patient after patient in a variety of environments was carefully observed and annotated. Thirteen medics from across the 82nd Airborne Division competed in the division's Best Medic Competition held Sept. 5-10. The grueling competition challenged these Paratroopers to push themselves hard, and to test their training against their peers. The best among them will move on to compete at the U.S. Army's Best Medic Competition at Fort Sam Houston, Texas.

  • Students, bikers pay tribute on Patriot Day/National Day of Service and Remembrance

    Sep 12, 2012

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Sept. 11, 2012, started with an auditorium full of Wiesbaden Middle School students commemorating Patriot Day/National Day of Service and Remembrance and concluded with a rain-drenched motorcycle rally to Veterans Park on Clay Kaserne. The common theme for the military community youths and German-American bikers was remembering those killed on 9-11 and those still serving in harm's way to help make the world a safer place for everyone.

  • Danger 'round the bend

    Sep 12, 2012

    Accidents involving trains and Soldiers always favor the trains.

  • FORSCOM Command Sgt. Maj. explores the science supporting the Soldier

    Sep 12, 2012

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Command Sgt. Maj. Darrin Bohn of the U.S. Army Forces Command has spent more than 30 years on active duty, including tours in Kuwait, Bosnia, Kosovo, Afghanistan and Iraq. But it wasn't until he toured the Army Research, Development and Engineering Command that he understood how scientists and engineers support the Soldier.

  • Marines, DARPA test robot at Myer

    Sep 12, 2012

    The Marine Corps Warfighting Lab in partnership with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency and Boston Dynamic tested an autonomous robot on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Sept. 10.

  • New York Army National Guard Engineers Restore Historic Hudson Highlands Fire Tower

    Sep 12, 2012

    BEACON, NY-- Trekking up the 1600 feet of rugged, unforgiving terrain of Mount Beacon, "citizen Soldiers" assigned to the New York Army National Guard's 1156th Engineer Company spent two weeks sharpening their skills as well as learning new ones refurbishing the fire observation tower located at its summit. "The project request started out as a complete overhaul for the tower to include painting, adjusting handrail heights, adding fencing, and rebuilding the cabin atop the tower," said Cpt. Daniel L. Colomb, commander of the 1156th Engineer Company. "We are basically trying to make it safer," said Spc. Osse Jean-Pierre, a carpenter assigned to the 1156th who also performs part-time general maintenance in his civilian job. "We replaced some rails, changed all the top panels, and painted it so it won't rust."

  • Scientist begins Army career, protects nation against chemical warfare agents

    Sep 12, 2012

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- A recent college graduate moved from Texas to Maryland so he could work with the best scientists in the field of chemical defense. Brandon Bruey, a chemist with the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command, said his position allows him the best opportunity to use classroom principles for real-world applications.

  • Hohenfels youth earns spot on FBU European team

    Sep 12, 2012

    Hohenfels Middle/High School sophomore David Vidovic took a major stride toward the fulfillment of a lifelong dream when he was invited to join the Football University International All Stars European team after a combine held in Ansbach, recently.

  • Gold Star Mother's Day

    Sep 12, 2012

  • Social media on the home front

    Sep 12, 2012

    Facebook has become one the biggest mediums for deployed Soldiers to keep in touch with their family and friends. Melissa Anderson shows us how those on the home front can use this social networking site for good, but also what can happen if things go bad.

  • Picatinny wreath ceremony commemorates 11th anniversary of 9/11

    Sep 12, 2012

    Representatives of the Picatinny community gathered on this anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks for a solemn wreath ceremony near the Visitor Center to commemorate the attacks and the sacrifices made by American service members during the 11 years that followed the attacks.

  • Progress through produce in Afghanistan

    Sep 13, 2012

    Farmers near Spin Boldak,Afghanistan, are helping to open the country to international trade by growing melons, grapes and pomegranates for export rather than illicit crops such as poppy and marijuana.

  • Yongsan conducts antiterrorism training during 9/11

    Sep 12, 2012

    In conjunction with the events of 9/11, U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan conducted its Antiterrorism, Operations Security (OPSEC), and Threat Awareness Reporting Program (TARP) Training for U.S. and ROK Servicemembers and Civilians at the Multi-Purpose Training Facility, Sep. 11.

  • Suicide prevention: Reaching out a sign of strength

    Sep 12, 2012

    Service members facing behavioral health challenges should feel comfortable asking for help, Defense Department leaders said in Reno, Nev., this week.

  • Garrison Sign-Up Day delivers to Yongsan Community

    Sep 12, 2012

    To help the Community stay active, U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan introduced various events, programs, and activities to members of the garrison. Community members were given the opportunity to sign up for them at the Garrison Sign-up Day, which was held at the Collier Community Fitness Center, Sept. 9.

  • Grass: National Guard solution to problems in fiscally constrained times

    Oct 2, 2012

    The National Guard is part of the solution to the challenges of a fiscally constrained environment, said the chief of the National Guard Bureau, in Reno, Nev., Sept. 11, 2012, at the 134th General Conference of the National Guard Association of the United States.

  • U.S. Army Pacific honors fallen of 9/11

    Sep 26, 2012

    Soldiers and family members from U.S. Army Pacific paid tribute to the victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the United States during a remembrance ceremony, Sept. 11, 2012, on Palm Circle at Fort Shafter, Hawaii.

  • Army rolls out networked Capability Set 13

    Sep 12, 2012

    To meet the aggressive schedule the Army set for Capability Set 13 fielding, dozens of engineers and support personnel at the U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center, in Warren, Mich., have spent the last six months immersed in design, integration and production activities on the first five "super configuration" mine-resistant, ambush-protected prototype vehicles equipped with CS 13 assets.

  • Explosive waste incinerator at Picatinny reduces need for open burning

    Sep 12, 2012

    By virtue of its mission, Picatinny Arsenal, N.J., generates energetic waste during the course of the research and development of military munitions. Over the decades, arsenal employees have adapted to evolving technologies and environmental regulations to provide the most efficient and safest methods for demilitarizing energetic material.

  • Missouri Guardsmen kick off 'Eastern Accord' in Tanzania

    Sep 12, 2012

    Members from the Missouri Army National Guard's 110th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade and representatives from seven East African countries began at 10-day training exercise in Tanzania, Africa.

  • Soldier Spotlight: Getting to know Lt. Col. Morris L. Bodrick

    Sep 12, 2012

    Soldier Spotlight: Getting to know Lt. Col. Morris L. Bodrick

  • Soldier stops at crash site to render first aid

    Sep 12, 2012

    Around 8:30 a.m. on April 9, 2012, Sgt. Michael Wazelle of Carson City Army Career Center headed over the mountain pass of Highway 50 en route to Sacramento Recruiting Battalion. His plan was to take a nice leisurely drive over the pass and seek some first-aid for his computer since his laptop was in bad condition. As it would turn out, Wazelle would end up stopping to render first aid at the site of a truck crash before he could get help for his computer.

  • Rail Gunners return home

    Sep 12, 2012

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Soldiers from 1st battalion, 21st Field Artillery, 41st Fires Brigade, returned to Fort Hood safely from their deployment to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, Sep. 1.

  • "Black Knight" captain helps Vietnam widow claim missing award

    Sep 12, 2012

    AUGUSTA, Ga.-- For 44 years Shelby Harding has held onto a case with her late-husband's Army and foreign medals, but with one exception; a blank space where a missing award should be.

  • Camp Zama remembers 11th anniversary of 9/11 attacks

    Sep 11, 2012

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Sept. 12, 2012) -- "That day that we all know as 9/11 changed more than the skyline of New York City. It left more than a wound in the Pentagon, or a scar on a field in Pennsylvania. It changed a generation of Americans, it changed our Army, and it changed the world."

  • Madigan Healthcare System hosts 9/11 remembrance ceremony

    Sep 11, 2012

    Madigan Healthcare System hosted a 9/11 remembrance ceremony at 11:30 a.m. on Sept. 11 at the Madigan pond. The ceremony featured comments from Madigan leadership and reflection time for staff and visitors.

  • USARPAC Soldiers receive training on promising decontamination prototype

    Sep 12, 2012

    Service Members from across U.S. Army Pacific and the 3rd Regiment Marine were recently given a chance to train on some of the military's most promising decontamination prototypes known as Hazard Mitigation, Materiel and Equipment Restoration Advanced Technology Demonstration throughout August and September at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.

  • 63rd Ord. goes for a roll

    Sep 11, 2012

    The truck goes black and all you can hear and feel is the tumbling rotation as your vehicle lurches, rolls and flips violently to the bottom of the ditch. Flames and smoke fill the burning truck. You can't tell top from bottom but you know you have to get out. What do you do next?

  • Army Today - Utah National Guard anticipation of Soldier influx

    Sep 11, 2012

    Utah National Guard building housing and office space in anticipation of Soldier influx.

  • Army Now - Kosovo youth softball league

    Sep 11, 2012

    Kosovo youth softball league getting the opportunity to play on real diamond at Camp Bondsteel.

  • Army Now - U.S. Army and local agencies working together

    Sep 11, 2012

    U.S. Army and local agencies working together to assess and handle crisis during a force protection exercise in Wiesbaden, Germany.

  • Obama: Lives lost on 9/11 ushered in stronger nation

    Sep 11, 2012

    Eleven times, the nation has marked another Sept. 11 come and gone and paused in remembrance, reflection, unity and purpose, President Barack Obama said here today during a service at the Pentagon Memorial.

  • Command remembers solemn moment

    Sep 11, 2012

    Leadership and employees pause for moment of silence on 9/11

  • What 9-11 was, is for me 11 years later

    Sep 12, 2012

    It's hard to believe it's been 11 years since the 9-11 attacks. I -- then Army Master Sgt. Jon Connor -- was assigned to the Pentagon with the Army's Office of the Chief of Public Affairs. We were in our supervisor's office watching events of New York City unfold on TV when he said something like: "If they could do that to the Twin Towers, they could probably hit the Pentagon."

  • Commentary: Looking beyond 9/11 plus 11

    Sep 12, 2012

    When the smoke cleared after Sept. 11, 2001, what remained was a national sense of unity and patriotism.

  • On 9/11, Soldiers in Afghanistan reminded Army takes care of its own

    Sep 12, 2012

    Soldiers first entered Afghanistan less than a month after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks that killed nearly 3,000 people in New York City, Shanksville, Pa., and the Pentagon. Eleven years later, Soldiers are still fighting there and Army leaders want them to remember the reason and know that while they battle abroad, their families back home are being taken care of.

  • Army North stood ready to help take wind out of Hurricane Isaac's sails

    Sep 11, 2012

    With only weeks behind them since they wrapped up a huge national disaster exercise, service members and civilians from U.S. Army North geared up again and deployed to conduct response and recovery operations for Hurricane Isaac. Elements from U.S. Army North deployed Aug. 27 and 28 to preposition at various locations around Louisiana, Alabama, Mississippi and Florida to support local, state and federal authorities in operations such as medical evacuation and treatment, logistics support, transportation, communications and many others.

  • Fort Sam Houston honors Gold Star mothers, families

    Sep 26, 2012

    This is the first of a series of articles. The Fort Sam Houston, U.S. Army North and San Antonio communities prepare to pay their respects to the survivors of fallen warriors at the Gold Star Mother's Day and Fallen Heroes Room of Remembrance Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Sept. 29. The ceremony will be held at the Survivor Outreach Services building at 1 p.m. and will honor their strength - and their loved ones' sacrifices.

  • More troops to Afghanistan in 9/11 anniversary

    Sep 11, 2012

    Fort Buchanan, Puerto Rico- Approximately, 100 soldiers assigned to the 301st Military Police Company, US Army Reserve-Puerto Rico, departed 11 Sept., 2012, towards a mobilization station in the continental states, where they will receive additional training, before departing to Afghanistan.

  • First-ever lock repair successfully completed by Tulsa District at Chouteau Lock 17

    Sep 11, 2012

    Work involving the repair of a major component of a lock along the McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System was recently completed ahead of schedule by the Tulsa District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

  • Rakkasans deploy to Afghanistan

    Sep 11, 2012

    Rakkasan Soldiers and Families say farewell during a deployment ceremony on Fort Campbell Sept. 6, 2012.

  • Exercise confirms depot's capability to outload ammunition

    Sep 11, 2012

    Tooele Army Depot (TEAD) leaders say the performance of employees in the recently concluded Mobilization Exercise has demonstrated that the depot is capable to outload, in accordance with the 2012 Installation Outloading Capability Collection (IOCC) report.

  • CHRA employees reach food drive goal

    Sep 11, 2012

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Civilian Human Resources Agency Headquarters employees were recognized by APG Garrison Commander Col. Gregory McClinton and APG Garrison Command Sgt. Maj. James E. Ervin for 100 percent participation during the Feds Feed Families food drive Aug. 29.

  • Picatinny Receives First Female Command Sergeant Major

    Sep 11, 2012

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. - Picatinny's first female Command Sergeant Major formally assumed her new assignment here during a ceremony today at the Cannon Gates Catering and Conference Center. Command Sgt. Maj. Rosalba Dumont-Carrion arrived to the Arsenal last month, replacing Command Sgt. Maj. Scott Koroll, who was reassigned to a post in Korea.

  • APG stars in Ripken Stadium Military Appreciation Night

    Sep 11, 2012

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Aberdeen Proving Ground military leaders, Soldiers and vehicles guest starred in the annual Military Appreciation Night festivities at Ripken Stadium in Aberdeen Aug. 28. A Ripken Stadium press release announcing the special evening stated: "On Tuesday night at Ripken Stadium, we're celebrating the heroes, not of balls and strikes, but of stars and stripes."

  • Detroit Arsenal Patriot Day ceremony recognizes loss, heroic actions

    Sep 11, 2012

    The Detroit Arsenal paid tribute to first responders, military members and extraordinary citizens who lost their lives and performed heroic actions Sept. 11, 2001 during a Patriot Day Ceremony Sept. 11 at the installation flag pole.

  • Garrison Town Hall meeting highlights hiring actions and professional development

    Sep 11, 2012

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Aberdeen Proving Ground Garrison Commander Col. Gregory McClinton addresses the APG community during the Garrison Town Hall meeting at the post theater Aug. 28.

  • Corps' Louisiana Field Office will be a Sponsor For Ouachita River Water Sweep

    Sep 11, 2012

  • 2012 Hoe scholarship winner named

    Sep 11, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii (Sept. 11, 2012) -- With a serious look of responsibility in her eyes and a poise and demeanor beyond her years, Kalaheo High School senior Juvie Ignacio Varela became the sixth recipient of the annual 1st Lt. Nainoa Hoe Scholarship of Honor, here, Aug. 31.

  • USACE Galveston suspends lock operations at Wallisville Saltwater Barrier due to continued drought

    Sep 11, 2012

    GALVESTON, Texas - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District's Wallisville Lake Project suspended lock operations today at the Saltwater Barrier Navigation Lock.

  • Federal survey worth millions for schools

    Sep 11, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii (Sept. 11, 2012) -- Wednesday, Sept. 5, was an important day for Hawaii public school funding.

  • JVEF celebrates Hawaii's military, public school scholarship

    Sep 11, 2012

    JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Hawaii (Sept. 11, 2012) -- Senior military leaders joined Hawaii educators, lawmakers, community members and volunteers for the 11th annual Joint Venture Education Forum, or JVEF, at the Ford Island Conference Center, here, Aug. 30.

  • They are no longer with us: USAWC remembers 9/11

    Sep 11, 2012

    Pa. Gov. Tom Corbett joined Maj. Gen. Tony Cucolo and the United States Army War College community to begin Sept. 11, 2012 with this somber reminder and a ceremony dedicated to the college alumni, police, firemen, emergency responders, civilians and the members of the US Armed Forces who perished on September 11, 2001 and those who have sacrificed their lives in the past decade defending the nation.

  • Energy experts gather in Heidelberg

    Sep 12, 2012

    The Installation Management Command Europe hosted an energy symposium for garrison leaders, energy managers and German civilian energy experts at Patrick Henry Village in Heidelberg, Germany, Sept. 11, 2012.

  • OSD SES Visits 3rd CAB's Air Assets

    Sep 11, 2012

    Senior Executive Service Elaine R. Simmons, director, Land Forces Division, Cost Assessment and Program Evaluation, visited 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade leadership Sept. 6 to better understand the capabilities and challenges facing today's high-demand aviation brigade.

  • Remembering September 11 3rd BCT fallen heroes

    Sep 11, 2012

    On the 11th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, Americans everywhere are attending ceremonies or tuning in to watch them on television. They are reflecting on where they were the moment they learned of the history-changing events. Many can recall being in school or at work with the same clarity of the death of a loved one or the birth of a child.
 There is no question that the life of nearly every American has been affected or changed. Many of them decided to join the Army, Marines Corps, Air Force, or Navy, despite the lack of an open call to arms or conscription remembered by veterans of America's past wars.


  • Army scientist recalls six decades of inquiry, breakthroughs

    Sep 11, 2012

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- After more than 60 years as a researcher, educator and mentor, Harry Salem remains committed to advancing the field of science in the U.S. Army. Salem's talents and expertise led to an already distinguished career spanning three decades in pharmacology and toxicology -- including the development of the cold and cough remedies NyQuil and Contac as well as the extended-wear soft contact lens Permalens -- all before joining the Army as a civilian scientist in 1984.

  • Fort Drum remembers 9/11

    Sep 11, 2012

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Soldiers, emergency personnel, family members and civilian employees gathered Tuesday in front of the 9/11 Memorial in front of Clark Hall for the annual 9/11 memorial ceremony. Bells sounded at 8:46, 9:02, 9:37 and 10:03 a.m. to honor the lives lost as each plane impacted World Trade Center Towers 1 and 2, the Pentagon and the crash site in Pennsylvania.

  • Rock Island Arsenal breaks food drive record

    Sep 14, 2012

  • Running around the clock: Community athletes join their German neighbors in annual 25-Hour Run

    Sep 11, 2012

    WIESBADEN, Germany - A record number of runners ran around and around the Wiesbaden Kurpark for a good cause Sept. 8-9.   Seventy-one teams turned out for the eighth annual 25-Hour Run, hosted by the Wiesbaden Sports Promotion Association, which raises money to train young athletes in Germany. Among the 1,450 athletes were four U.S. teams -- a joint German-American police team, Wiesbaden Health Clinic, U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden and 485th Intelligence Squadron -- including Soldiers and Airmen, civilians and family members.

  • Parent-to-Parent: Creating a routine is key to successful homework completion

    Sep 11, 2012

    WIESBADEN, Germany - There's a saying at the Wiesbaden Parent to Parent program: "Do routine things routinely." When it comes to homework, establishing a routine is one of the most important ways parents can help their children, said Lisa Craven, a Wiesbaden Parent to Parent team member. "Find that routine that works for your family or your child and do that routinely," she said.

  • Fort Lee community remembers 9-11

    Sep 11, 2012

    FORT LEE, Va. (Sept. 11, 2012) -- Members of the Fort Lee community gathered at Fire Station No. 2 to commemorate the events that occurred on Sept. 11, 2001.

  • Gen. Odierno Addresses the 134th NGAUS General Conference

    Sep 11, 2012

  • Silver Award: Girl Scout project benefits community swimmers

    Sep 11, 2012

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Looking for a good place to go swimming in or around Wiesbaden? Community members can find a wealth of information about swimming pools in the Rhein-Main area on the garrison's home page, thanks to a project by two Wiesbaden Girl Scouts.

  • Americans treated to free concert at Wiesbaden Kurhaus

    Sep 11, 2012

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Several dozen leaders and members of the Wiesbaden military community were able to time-travel through music back to the days of German Emperor Wilhelm II, thanks to the generosity of a local couple. "We wanted to bring some joy to the American Soldiers and share this unique opportunity of a historic German Army band concert as we have a longstanding special relationship with the Wiesbaden community," said Dieter Werner, a retired board member of the USO, married to American Chris Brady-Werner. He is also with the German Kidney and Urinary Tract Foundation, which has a strong link to the spa city of Wiesbaden and hosted the benefit concert.

  • Get the latest news at Community Information Brief - online and on social media

    Sep 11, 2012

    WIESBADEN, Germany - The garrison's monthly Community Information Briefings may have once been one of the community's best-kept secrets, but thanks to social media that is no longer the case. Held regularly in the Community Activity Center on Clay Kaserne, the CIBs have always been packed full of the latest news and information about upcoming events, programs and changes impacting all those who live and work in the greater Wiesbaden military community, but only those who were able to attend participated in the open forum.

  • USAREUR commander awarded Hessian Order of Merit

    Sep 11, 2012

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Lt. Gen. Mark P. Hertling was presented the Hessian Order of Merit for outstanding contributions to German-American relations during a ceremony at the so-called "Wiesbaden White House" Sept. 4.

  • Grafenwoehr Elementary students honor Patriot Day

    Sep 12, 2012

    Dressed in red, white and blue, fourth- and fifth-grade students from Grafenwoehr Elementary School led the crowd in the Pledge of Allegiance during a Patriot Day commemoration in Grafenwoehr on Sept. 11.

  • Division West conducts 9/11 remembrance ceremony

    Sep 11, 2012

    Division West Soldiers stand in formation during a 9/11 remembrance ceremony conducted at division headquarters at Fort Hood, Texas, today. Division West, a subordinate unit of First Army, trains and validates Army National Guard and Army Reserve Soldiers for deployment to combat or other contingency operations. The division also trains units of the active Army, U.S. Navy, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Marine Corps and United States partner nations, for a total of nearly 40,000 servicemembers every year. Since October 2007, Division West has mobilized more than 1,500 units and more than 85,000 Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines. (Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Gail Braymen, Division West Public Affairs)

  • Detroit Arsenal kicks off Suicide Prevention Month

    Sep 11, 2012

    The Detroit Arsenal joined the Army in designating September as Suicide Prevention Month. The Garrison observance began Sept. 5 with a presentation on suicide prevention by KnowResolve at the Joint Dining Facility at Selfridge ANG.

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