Archive: Jan 2013

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  • Top Gear's Fort Campbell Episode Airs Feb. 5

    Feb 1, 2013

    Top Gear, an American motoring television series on the History Channel, is scheduled to air their second episode of its third season, Feb. 5, which was filmed inside the gates of Fort Campbell, Ky. during this past fall.

  • 25th Combat Aviation Brigade Redeployment Ceremony

    Jan 31, 2013

  • Concert violinist becomes U.S. Army infantryman, paratrooper

    Feb 1, 2013

    At age 24, Minnesota native Ean Ulrich had already played the violin for 20 years when he answered a calling to help people by enlisting in the Army. The former concert violinist is now an airborne infantryman serving with the 82nd Airborne Division's 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment.

  • Japanese Neighboring Residents Tour Camp Zama

    Nov 30, -0001

    Citizens and council members of the Sagamihara and Zama city communities visited Camp Zama to tour the installation and receive a briefing on the mission of U.S. Army Japan as part of a central readiness force relocation tour. The tour was hosted by the South Kanto Defense Bureau. Also available in High Definition.

  • Warhorse Soldiers conduct squad STX at Carson

    Jan 31, 2013

  • 1-10 CAV 'Bison' gets back to basics

    Jan 31, 2013

  • Gen. Raymond T. Odierno visits Fort Bragg Paratroopers

    Jan 31, 2013

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno met with Paratroopers assigned to 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division during his visit to Fort Bragg, N.C., Jan. 30, 2013

  • 6-37 FA conducts medical evacuation training

    Feb 1, 2013

    YEONCHEON, South Korea -- Soldiers from 6th Battalion, 37th Field Artillery Regiment, 210th Fires Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, conducted medical evacuation training in Yeoncheon, South Korea, as part of the Culminating Training Exercise (CTE) 31 January. CTEs provide leadership at all levels with the ability to evaluate the battalion's performance in a wide range of tasks. (U.S. Army photos by Staff Sgt. Carlos R. Davis, 210th Fires Brigade public affairs NCO/Released).

  • Tragedy, then hope

    Jan 31, 2013

    National Twitter phenomenon comes to JBLM

  • Seeing the Forest through the Wood Chips: Scientists Seek Solutions to Disease by Studying Nucleic A

    Jan 31, 2013

    Scientists from the National Interagency Confederation for Biological Research recently presented findings on cutting-edge genomics and bioinformatics research on Dec. 12, 2012 at the Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research Advanced Technology Research Facility.

  • Medical Museum to install artifacts, images from Civil War battles of 1863

    Jan 31, 2013

    Beginning Feb. 11, 2013, the National Museum of Health and Medicine, Silver Spring, Md., an element of the U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command, will put several artifacts, specimens and images from 1863 on display, as part of its ongoing commemoration of the sesquicentennial of the Civil War.

  • Knowledge, experience, leadership set NCOs apart

    Feb 1, 2013

    Seven First Army Division East noncommissioned officers competed at the Sergeant Audie Murphy Club board, at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., January 25, in hopes of proving themselves to be among the top NCOs within the United States Army. "Becoming a Sergeant Audie Murphy Club member is a clear demonstration to your subordinates that you're one of the best NCOs in the Army," said First Army Division East's senior enlisted advisor, Command Sgt. Maj. Dennis E. Defreese. "By doing this and showing them how you've pushed yourself, you're giving them something to aspire to. These noncommissioned officers are a tangible representation of the top one-percent within our NCO corps."

  • Cyber security -- more important than ever before

    Jan 31, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - It was long after the hour of darkness and everyone had left the building for the day. Ever so slowly, the door leading onto the main hall swung open, and, after glancing furtively up and down the corridor, a man dressed in janitor cleaning attire slid out.

  • PGA golf tournament offers free tickets to service members

    Jan 31, 2013

    PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. -- Service members are invited to attend the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am Golf Tournament at Pebble Beach for free a few days of the event, which spans Feb. 4-10.

  • Department of Army Inspector General sees new technology at Rock Island Arsenal-JMTC

    Jan 31, 2013

    The Department of Army Inspector General, Lt. Gen. Peter M. Vangjel, made a quick stop by the Rock Island Arsenal Joint Manufacturing and Technology Center today during a visit to the installation. During his visit, he received an overview briefing from RIA-JMTC Commander, Col. James O. Fly, Jr., and a short tour.

  • FH Tax Assistance Center opens its doors

    Jan 31, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - The Fort Huachuca Tax Assistance Center, or TAC, grand opening took place at Building 22324, Christy Avenue on Monday.

  • ACS volunteer named FH Military Spouse of Year

    Jan 31, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - For the past seven years, Jennifer Rickert has been volunteering with Army Community Service across the Army.

  • Tax Assistance Center officer goes above, beyond, earns service member $100K tax refund

    Jan 31, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - A captain stationed here and 2012 officer-in-charge, or OIC, of the Fort Huachuca Tax Assistance Center, or TAC, received a medal this week for gaining a service member a large sum of money from the Internal Revenue Service, or IRS.

  • First visit to Sierra Army Depot for California and Nevada delegates

    Jan 31, 2013

    Congressional delegates and representatives from California and Nevada arrived at Sierra Army Depot on 28 Jan.

  • WTU town hall focuses on healthy lifestyle

    Jan 31, 2013

    The Warrior Transition Unit conducted a "Health and Wellness" town hall meeting Jan. 17 at Vanguard Gym to weigh in and start the unit's "Biggest Loser" contest which continues through March.

  • MACH employee honored for volunteerism

    Jan 31, 2013

  • Fort Jackson adding to its roster of gate guards

    Feb 1, 2013

    Three armed men surrounded John DeMarco, a former Soldier who spent four years of his career stationed on Fort Jackson. The sun was shining, the weather was mild and none of the drivers passing by the Fort Jackson Directorate of Emergency Services building on Jackson Boulevard seemed to notice the scenario playing out behind the building.

  • Are you a bricklayer or cathedral builder?

    Jan 31, 2013

    Last week, our commanding general wrote about the many positive changes occurring across the installation. Sometimes I think it is very easy, particularly for those of us who have been here for a while, to take a very cynical approach to what we see. We base our attitudes on a time when there was little growth, when our construction highlight was relocatable trailers on Tank Hill and when driving through our housing area could leave you downright depressed.

  • SMA on budget: 'Priority to warfighters'

    Feb 1, 2013

    Sequestration is a "huge concern for us," said Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III.

  • Creating & placing content on Army.mil

    Feb 14, 2013

  • Virtual trainer saves time, money, increases skills

    Feb 1, 2013

    Gamers fire virtual bullets with hand-held controls from the safety of their homes for entertainment. At Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., service members engage targets with real weapons using similar virtual bullet technology but with a very different purpose in mind.

  • Horseman's challenge rounds up friendly competition, good time

    Jan 31, 2013

    Locals' riding skills and good horse behavior was put to the test Jan. 26 at the second Wiregrass Horseman's Challenge held at the Fort Rucker Riding Stables.

  • Fort Rucker rugby combines with Panama City Hurricanes

    Jan 31, 2013

    The first unofficial game of the rugby season set the stage for a successful season as it pinned the Fort Rucker Fliers against the Panama City Hurricanes, but the two teams will combine during the official season to create the perfect storm.

  • Prescription sleeping pills pose morning-after risk for patients

    Jan 31, 2013

    The FDA recently released new guidance for the sleep medication Ambien, and other drugs containing zolpidem, after a report found people who take sleep aids are often still impaired the morning after.

  • Fort Rucker school celebrates 100 days in session

    Jan 31, 2013

    The Fort Rucker Primary School celebrated its 100th day in school Jan. 25, and school officials and faculty members decided to make it a day of service and learning.

  • Center Library offers free services and programs

    Jan 31, 2013

    From e-books to music to download, to language learning software, the Center Library features a treasure trove of free resources to the community.

  • New healthy option at food court

    Jan 31, 2013

    There is a variety of choices when it comes to choosing where to eat in the Army and Air Force Exchange Service food court, and a new option in Subway offers a healthy choice for patrons.

  • Socials educate foreign Soldiers on American culture

    Jan 31, 2013

    There are a large number of foreign students that come through Fort Rucker every year, and one way the U.S. Army educates them on American culture is by hosting events that bring the soldiers together.

  • ANAD VPP update: where we started, where we are, where we want to be

    Jan 31, 2013

    Following a Department of Defense mandate, Anniston's Army Depot's Voluntary Protection Program journey began in September 2010, when the depot's management team and AFGE Local 1945 formulated a plan to work toward VPP Star status. At that time, the depot was ISO 9001, 14001 and 18001 certified. This gave the depot team confidence that star status could be achieved if the same amount of dedication, effort and persistence was put into the VPP journey.

  • Tax center offers free services on post

    Jan 31, 2013

    The Fort Rucker Tax Assistance Center opened Jan. 25 to provide free services as tax season gets into full swing.

  • Contact with equipment tops Anniston injuries list

    Jan 31, 2013

    Contact with equipment, which is any accident or incident where an employee is struck by, struck against or has body parts caught between objects, is historically the primary cause of injuries at Anniston Army Depot. In 2012, it topped the list again. Contact accounted for 83 of the 199 recordable injuries on the installation.

  • Recruiters to carry nation's colors at Super Bowl

    Feb 1, 2013

    Local service members will present the nation's colors to kick off Super Bowl XLVII in New Orleans' Superdome, Feb. 3, 2013.

  • Leaders pledge support at ANAD: Commander, mayors sign Army covenant

    Jan 31, 2013

    Anniston Army Depot Commander Col. Brent Bolander joined with seven local community leaders in signing the installation's third Army Community Covenant Jan. 24 at the depot's Berman-Varner House.

  • Corps of Engineers awards $648 million Fort Bliss replacement hospital

    Feb 1, 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth District, awarded a $648 million contract, Jan. 29, 2013, for the construction of the Fort Bliss, Texas, replacement hospital.

  • Military Intelligence --this week in history. 7 February 1967

    Jan 31, 2013

    1LT George Sisler Killed in Vietnam, awarded Medal of Honor.

  • Bomb techs enjoy winter reprieve

    Jan 31, 2013

    Braving subzero wind chill, 11 explosive ordnance disposal technicians inched their way up the waterfalls near Leadville, skied the peaks of Breckenridge and Keystone and participated in an avalanche training course with the National Ski Patrol as part of the second "Return to Adventure," Jan. 14-17.

  • Lancer command team returns to JBLM

    Nov 30, -0001

    screams of excitement echoed off the cinder block walls of North Fort's Wilson Gym, Jan. 16, as nearly 300 soldiers from 2nd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, stood before hundreds of their family, friends and fellow soldiers during a Welcome Home ceremony.

  • 'We're already in combat'

    Feb 8, 2013

    Until last week, female servicemembers defended the American ideal of equality without experiencing the benefits of all avenues of progression. Now that the Pentagon is rescinding the ban on women in combat units below brigade level and opening combat military occupational specialties to women, servicewomen will now have access to the same opportunities to serve their country as men do.

  • Denver leaders pledge partnership

    Jan 31, 2013

    With the stroke of a pen, Army and city of Denver leaders pledged their commitment to continue to improve the quality of life for Soldiers and their Families, during an Army Community Covenant signing ceremony Jan. 25.

  • CNOs/CAOs provide help in crisis

    Jan 31, 2013

    His uniform was ready. The script he needed to recite was committed to memory. The training he had received was reviewed and fresh in his mind. But as hard as he tried, Sgt. 1st Class Isaac Diaz could not stop his heart from racing. The duty he was preparing to perform shook him more deeply than anything he had done during 12 years in the Army.

  • Legal officer retires from the Army

    Jan 31, 2013

    Capt. Maestas closes military career

  • 3-58 Aviation Operations Battalion wins Air Traffic Control Unit of the Year

    Feb 4, 2013

    The Army Aviation Association of America awarded the Air Traffic Control unit of the year award Tuesday January 29, 2013 to 3-58th Airfield Operations Battalion for their outstanding performance in 2012.

  • Odierno visit Ft. Bragg

    Jan 31, 2013

    U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno meets with Leadership from the U.S. Army Special Operations Command (USASOC), U.S. Army Forces Command (FORSCOM) and the 82nd Airborne Division during a visit to Fort Bragg, NC. Jan. 30, 2013. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Steve Cortez/ Released)

  • Eating on the Go

    Jan 31, 2013

    Whether you're trying to lose weight or just maintain your figure, the convenience of on-the-go foods can tempt any dieter to "fall off the wagon". But there is good news -- eating on-the-go doesn't have to be unhealthy. Whether you are the pizza lover, the fast-food junkie, the breakfast taco fanatic or anything in between, there is hope for you and your waistline! Let's explore dietary alternatives to satisfy your taste buds while staying within your nutrition needs.

  • Strive for Five, Every Day: Tips For Eating More Fruits and Veggies

    Jan 31, 2013

    Many Americans are not eating enough fruits and vegetables even though it is well known that they are important components of a healthy diet. Some common excuses for skimping on fruits and vegetables include inconvenience, unpalatability, uncertainty or unfamiliarity of preparation methods, frequent dining out, quick spoilage, and high costs of fresh fruits and vegetables.

  • Healthy Eating for a Healthy Weight

    Jan 31, 2013

    You may be wondering, what is healthy eating? What is a healthy weight for me? With all the nutrition and weight loss information presented in magazines and on the news, it's no wonder you're confused. Let's tackle the concept of eating healthy and reaching a healthy weight that is right for your body.

  • Eating in Season: Check out Texas' Local Flavor

    Jan 31, 2013

    Spring has sprung! And here in the heart of Texas there's no better time to begin eating what's in season. Eating seasonally usually goes hand-in-hand with eating food that is grown locally (AKA locavore).

  • Age, It's all in Your Head

    Jan 31, 2013

    Most people want to age gracefully. For many people, this means remaining physically fit into old age. But what about our mental fitness?

  • Sardines: Fishing for the Facts

    Jan 31, 2013

    As a student of nutrition and future registered dietitian (RD) in training, people are always asking, "What should they eat?" and "What do you eat?" I'm going to take the next couple of moments to answer both of those questions.

  • Potassium, high blood pressure

    Jan 31, 2013

    Could eating a sweet potato help your heart? Could eating a banana save your life? A number of studies have shown that a diet rich in potassium may be the trick to preventing or even reducing high blood pressure.

  • USAREUR commander addresses community

    Jan 31, 2013

    Lt. Gen. Don Campbell, commanding general, U.S. Army Europe, discusses his vision for the way ahead during his tenure in Europe.

  • SOUTHCOM commander visits FSH, stresses importance of Army South mission

    Jan 31, 2013

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- (January 18, 2013) Marine Gen. John F. Kelly paid a visit to U.S. Army South here Jan. 15, his first visit since taking command of U.S. Southern Command last November.

  • Ordnance Soldiers show off fitness moves at local school

    Jan 31, 2013

    CHESTER (Jan. 31, 2013) -- A bunch of eager Harrowgate Elementary School students hopped, ran and jumped their way through a special fitness event on Jan. 22 that included volunteer Soldiers from Alpha Company, 832nd Ordnance Battalion.

  • ASC commanding general nominated for promotion to major general

    Jan 31, 2013

  • Valor Games quadruple opportunities for disabled vets, wounded warriors

    Feb 1, 2013

    The Valor Games Midwest, an adaptive sports competition for military veterans and service members with physical disabilities, have been expanded this year into the Southeast, Southwest and Northwest.

  • Forthcoming women-in-combat policy change draws mixed reactions at Fort Lee

    Jan 31, 2013

    During the Revolutionary War, before women could legally join the Army, Margaret Corbin threw aside convention and joined her husband on the battlefield, assisting him as he performed duties as a cannoneer. When he suffered wounds and couldn't continue, she took over his position and was wounded as well.

  • DOD identifies units for upcoming Afghanistan rotation

    Jan 31, 2013

    The Department of Defense identified three major units to deploy as part of the upcoming rotation of forces operating in Afghanistan, Jan. 31, 2013.

  • Child's play

    Jan 31, 2013

  • 10th Combat Aviation Brigade opens functional fitness facility

    Jan 31, 2013

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- The extreme cold weather of the North Country during the winter months makes it difficult for units to conduct sustained physical fitness training.

  • Community members discuss local, Army issues during annual AFAP Conference

    Jan 31, 2013

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- The best post communities are those that continually strive for new and exciting ways to better serve the military Family's unique needs, and Fort Drum continues to count itself among those ranks.

  • Are You Wary of Dairy?

    Jan 31, 2013

    Are you tired of not being able to drink milk, enjoy your favorite ice cream or put cheese on any of your favorite foods? Do they leave you gassy and feeling bloated? Well you are not alone. There may be over 30-50 million adults in the US affected by this same problem. This is known as lactose intolerance, a term closely related to lactose malabsorption. Lactose is the sugar found in milk. Let's explore what all this means and how you might be able to include dairy products in your diet.

  • Vaccination best protection against flu

    Jan 31, 2013

    The best protection against the flu is to get vaccinated and the good news is it's not too late, since the flu season typically extends into March. What's more is that the flu shot is readily available, easy to get and inexpensive--often free--for Tricare beneficiaries.

  • Jacksonville Engineer Tim Brown Honored at STEM Conference

    Jan 31, 2013

    Timothy R. Brown, a senior project manager with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, is the recipient of the 27th Black Engineer of the Year Award (BEYA), to be conferred at the annual Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Global Competitiveness Conference in Washington, D.C. Feb. 7, 2013. Brown is responsible for leading interdisciplinary project delivery teams in the execution of large scale civil works projects.

  • 5th Signal Command launches theater wide health, mentorship program

    Jan 31, 2013

    LUCIUS D. CLAY KASERNE, Germany (January 30, 2013) -- More than 400 Soldiers, Civilians, Local Nationals and Family Members participated in 5th Signal Command's Fit To Lead kick-off event at the Lucius D. Clay Kaserne Fitness Center.

  • Community opens doors during German-American visit

    Jan 31, 2013

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Several American youths were among more than 30 kindergarteners from the Wiesbaden Obermayr School to visit the U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden Fire Department on Clay Kaserne Jan. 15. The visit, part of a command effort to encourage more partnership and transparency between the host nation and U.S. military communities, offered the youths and teachers an opportunity to learn more about one another.

  • Identity: Community leaders celebrate customer service, role models during workforce meeting

    Jan 31, 2013

    WIESBADEN, Germany - U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden's workforce celebrated a yearlong effort to enhance overall customer satisfaction, recognize role models and unveil further efforts to create a sense of identity in the Wiesbaden military community. "When I first spoke here a year ago I talked about creating a home here -- not just for Headquarters U.S. Army Europe, but for our 20,000 Soldiers, civilians and family members here in Wiesbaden," said Col. David Carstens, U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden commander, to the hundreds of Soldiers and civilians gathered in the Wiesbaden Fitness Center Jan 25.

  • Wiesbaden Middle School confronts profanity, respect issue

    Jan 31, 2013

    WIESBADEN, Germany - When a sixth-grade boy at Wiesbaden Middle School gave a girl a letter filled with profanity and Julie Wahlers found out about it, she put on her victim advocate hat and responded. Wahlers, victim advocate for the Army Community Service Family Advocacy Program, put together a team of five advocates to speak to sixth-graders at the school, and they met with the students Jan. 16. Members of the team split up to speak to the boys and girls separately.

  • Tax assistance centers open on Kleber, Landstuhl

    Jan 31, 2013

    The Kaiserslautern Legal Services Center is officially opening tax assistance centers on Kleber Kaserne and Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Feb. 1. The tax centers' free services will be available to all service members, retirees, civilian employees, and family members requiring assistance in filing returns.

  • Vicenza's Soldiers' Theatre takes first at One-Act Festival

    Jan 31, 2013

    The Soldiers' Theatre production of "Controlling Interest" was selected Jan. 20 as the winner of the Best Show award at the IMCOM-Europe One Act Festival Competition held in Kaiserslautern, Germany. The cast, consisting of JonLuca DeCaro, Luke Johnson, Shonnette Jones, John Seward, Brittany Starr and Danny Woodruff, also took first place as Best Ensemble.

  • Army dentist, yo-yo champ gives students physics lesson

    Feb 1, 2013

    Dr. (Maj.) Kevin Parker, a 1997 Southwest Yo-Yo Champion, captivates Hainerberg Elementary School audience during a yo-yo demonstration.

  • Del Din goes for LEED Gold Certification

    Jan 31, 2013

    Achieving Silver Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification doesn't seem to be good enough for the new Del Din base slated to be fully operational in June. The $308 million, design-build MILCON project awarded in March 2008 has a contractual requirement to achieve Silver LEED certification as defined by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). However, because of the team's efforts and a firm commitment to aim higher, a Gold LEED rating now appears within reach without costing the Army another dime.

  • Installations remain Army Strong despite hiring freeze

    Jan 31, 2013

    Army installations will continue to hire the critical career fields, from firefighters to child care workers, in accordance with guidance regarding a Army-wide hiring freeze and release of term and temporary civilian personnel.

  • Italian parachute regiment trains at home of Sky Soldiers

    Jan 31, 2013

    Italian paratroopers of the 186th Regiment, Folgore Brigade, stationed in Pisa and Livorno, traveled to Caserma Ederle in Vicenza this month to conduct a regimental level Command Post Exercise, or CPX, at the Vicenza Mission Training Complex. The rotation was the latest in an ongoing series of joint trainings and exchanges with their airborne partners, the Sky Soldiers of the 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team.

  • 2ID introduces new top enlisted Soldier, says farewell to another

    Jan 31, 2013

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea -- Command Sgt. Maj. Andrew J. Spano assumed the helm as the senior enlisted adviser in the 2nd Infantry Division from Command Sgt. Maj. Michael P. Eyer during a change of responsibility ceremony Jan. 30, 2013, at Camp Casey, South Korea.

  • 2nd Infantry Division command team visits 210th Fires Brigade

    Jan 31, 2013

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea -- Maj. Gen. Edward C. Cardon, the commanding general of the 2nd Infantry Division, and Command Sgt. Maj. Andrew J. Spano, the Division command sergeant major, visited 210th Fires Brigade Soldiers January 30. They talked with Soldiers of 6th Battalion, 37th Field Artillery Regiment and 70th Brigade Support Battalion, who briefed them on their respective missions. (U.S. Army photos by Pfc. Kim Han-byeol, 210th Fires Brigade Public Affairs Specialist/Released).

  • ECBC mentor helps local students tackle FIRST Tech Challenge

    Jan 31, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- Scientists and engineers at the U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center have long extended their talent and expertise in science, technology, engineering and math beyond the defense against chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosives threats. They have mentored students in their surrounding community in an effort to inspire, develop and attract a highly-skilled STEM workforce that is prepared to find solutions to complex problems and to tackle the challenges of the future.

  • Army laboratories collaborate on octopus-inspired suction cups

    Feb 1, 2013

    Natural disasters like earthquakes, hurricanes and tsunamis can unveil points of weakness in man-made infrastructure, and now robots are being called in to help.

  • Chief of Staff of the Army, Gen. Raymond T. Odierno visits the 82nd Airborne Division

    Jan 31, 2013

    Chief of Staff of the Army, Gen. Raymond T. Odierno, along with other high-level Army officials, visited the 82nd Airborne Division to gain a better perspective on airborne operations. The 82nd Abn. Div. provides a unique forcible entry capability through airborne operations.

  • U.S. Army Garrison Japan: Welcome to Japan for Soldiers

    Nov 30, -0001

    U.S. military service members, civilian employees and their dependents often get the opportunity to serve, live and work overseas. The process of relocating from the United States to a foreign country can come with some unique opportunities and challenges. In this month's special edition of the Rising Sun, we wanted to give Soldiers a brief overview of what a permanent change of station to U.S. Army Garrison Japan might look like. Available in High Definition.

  • USARJ & I Corps Forward G-3 Holiday Shout-out

    Nov 30, -0001

    USARJ & I Corps Forward G-3 wishing everyone a happy holiday from Camp Zama Japan, Also Go Army/Beat Navy and Ichi Dan (One-Team). Also available in high definition.

  • Japanese Neighboring Residents Tour Camp Zama

    Jan 30, 2013

    Citizens and council members of the Sagamihara and Zama city communities visited Camp Zama to tour the installation and receive a briefing on the mission of U.S. Army Japan as part of a Central Readiness Force relocation tour. The tour was hosted by the South Kanto Defense Bureau.

  • 7th ID, Army leverage decade of lessons to provide best care to Soldiers, Family members

    Nov 30, -0001

    As we start a new year, many of you from Joint Base Lewis-McChord are or will soon be preparing to reintegrate with your families following a deployment. This can be a challenging time, regardless if it was your first deployment or a third. This is critical time and you and your family are not alone.

  • Artillery unit trains National Guard soldiers

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers of the 5th Battalion, 3rd Field Artillery Regiment, 17th Fires Brigade traveled from Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., to New Mexico for the 5th Armor Live Fire Support exercise to train National Guard FA batteries B, 1-121 FA from Wisconsin and E, 3-139 FA from Indiana, Jan. 4 - 8.

  • Soldier's aviation dream takes flight

    Nov 30, -0001

    A 28-year-old soldier sits in the cockpit of a mosquito shaped helicopter. He performs operational checks on the aircraft hoping that one day he will return to the seat not as a repairer, but as a pilot.

  • Real-life Halo: Soldiers learn advancements in modern warfare weapons technology

    Nov 30, -0001

    The 7th Infantry Division hosted their first ever Weapons, Ammunition and Devices Symposium Jan. 24 and 25, at various locations on Joint Base Lewis-McChord. The first days of the symposium featured speakers and displays, while the second day afforded soldiers a chance for more hands-on training at the Engagement Skills Trainer 2000 and with a live-fire range.

  • USARJ soldiers participate in local New Year's martial arts demonstration

    Jan 30, 2013

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Jan. 31, 2013) -- Soldiers assigned to the 88th Military Police Detachment here shared their knowledge of martial arts with Japanese police officers during an annual New Year's martial arts demonstration ceremony held Jan. 22 at the Sagamihara South Police Department in Sagamihara City.

  • Brian D. Allgood remembered by BAACH/121CSH

    Jan 30, 2013

    Col. Brian D. Allgood remembrance ceremony was held at the Brian Allgood Army Community Hospital, Yongsan, Korea 17 Jan. 2013

  • Life is a game but you must know the rules

    Jan 30, 2013

    Life is a game and you should know the unwritten rules to help you be successful, management consultant Harvey Coleman told an audience of more than 40 U.S. Installation Management Command headquarters employees during a session on "Realizing Your Leadership Potential" at the Installation Management Academy Jan. 24. (Photo by Jade Fulce, IMCOM Public Affairs)

  • The Corps of Engineers teams up with Bass Pro Shops for 2013 water safety projects

    Feb 4, 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Bass Pro Shops are kicking off the 2013 water recreation season with plans for new joint projects to help spread the word on water and boating safety, as well as environmental protection. The two organizations signed a partnership agreement late last year to develop potential projects that can be accomplished in the near term and in the future, such as those that improve fish habitat and focus on water and boater safety education. They are now ready to implement new measures to make the agreement a reality.

  • 444th engineers complete route clearance mission

    Jan 31, 2013

    FORT BLISS, Texas -- Nearly 100 New York Army Reserve engineers, assigned to 444th Eng. Co., 479th Eng. Bn., 411th Eng. Bde., 412th Theater Engineer Command, returned Saturday, Jan. 26, after an 11-month deployment in Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

  • Attack Acquisition

    Jan 30, 2013

    Different forces, procedures, regulations, rules of engagement, and policies shape Army acquisition operations. Understanding this process is the foundation for setting up successful systems that provide capabilities to the Soldier.

  • Colombian Key Leader Visit

    Jan 30, 2013

    MG Frederick Rudesheim, commander of U.S. Army South, travels to Bogota, Colombia, to meet with key military leaders.

  • Army South CG attends Conference of American Armies' meeting

    Jan 30, 2013

    U.S Army South's Commanding General, Major General Frederick S. Rudesheim and several of its key leaders arrive in Mexico City to represent the U.S. Army for the Extraordinary Commanders' Meeting of the Conference of American Armies hosted by the Mexican army in Mexico City December 2012. U.S. Army South's CG led the U.S. delegation on behalf of the U.S. Army Chief of Staff.

  • German Armed Forces Competition at Soto Cano AB Honduras

    Jan 30, 2013

    Soldiers stationed at Soto Cano Air Base in Honduras competed for the German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge

  • 'Don't tell them you understand' - Chaplain's assistant shares his unique view of deployment cycles

    Feb 4, 2013

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- When it comes to helping Soldiers and Family Members in dealing with deployment cycles at Fort Drum, not many people can say they truly "understand." An individual at Fort Drum who can, however, is in a good place to help.

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