Archive: Jan 2013

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  • Boat rescued off Carlson Island, Kwajalein Atoll

    Jan 11, 2013

    In a joint effort between USAKA and RMI, vessels responded to a stranded boat off Carlson Island in Kwajalein Atoll.

  • Defense Authorization Act boosts pay, requires special training

    Jan 7, 2013

    President Barack Obama signed the National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 2013 into law, Jan. 2, 2013.

  • Army Corps to transform civil works program

    Jan 4, 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is transforming its civil works program to best serve the public, meet the nation's water resource needs and help the Corps remain relevant in the 21st century.

  • Combatives instructors train for combat

    Jan 4, 2013

    "Our trainers have gained an outstanding reputation for their skills and willingness to assist other organizations," commented Col. Craig A. Osborne, commander, 174th Inf Bde. "In addition to the standard mobilization and internal brigade training, we recently trained members of the Air Force Apprehension Avoidance program, the Joint Terrorism Task Force with New York Police Department/FBI, conducted a combatives orientation at West Point, have been conducting monthly training with Philadelphia area Army recruits, and are developing a partnership with three local university ROTC programs." "We train all branches of services here, including the Coast Guard," said Sgt. Miles Noonan, a 174th Inf Bde MACP instructor. "We train civilians as well. In fact, we've teamed up with the Federal Bureau of Investigation field agents from areas ranging from Virginia to upstate New York."

  • U.S. Army All-American Bowl: Only the Strongest Wear Our Colors

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    Each year the country's most elite high school football players and marching band musicians assemble for the U.S. Army All-American Bowl in San Antonio, Texas. Find out more about how these students earn the privilege to wear U.S. Army colors and represent the mental, emotional and physical strength of Army Strong Soldiers. Watch the game live on Jan. 5, 2013, at 1 p.m. Eastern on NBC.

  • Soldiers teach Army Values to All-American Bowl participants

    Jan 8, 2013

    Army All-American players, band members and Soldier Heroes met at the Sunset Station in San Antonio, Jan. 2, 2013, for dinner and a little friendly East vs. West competition.

  • Fear not option in Alamodome rappel

    Jan 7, 2013

    The Alamodome is not for the faint of heart, at least when rappelling from the ceiling to the artificial turf, 180 feet below.

  • Chief of Army Reserve drops in on local troops

    Jan 4, 2013

  • Veterans participate in Beaver Lake's 3rd annual special deer hunt

    Jan 4, 2013

    The Army Corps of Engineers, Beaver Lake Project, held its 3rd annual special deer hunt for disabled veterans in December. Each of the four disabled veteran participants successfully harvested a deer during the special muzzleloader hunt held at the Dam Site area of Beaver Lake near Eureka Springs.

  • All-American Bowl Banner

    Jan 4, 2013

  • Drill Sergeant Spotlight graphic

    Jan 4, 2013

  • Fort Report New Dining Facility Opens

    Jan 4, 2013

    In this Fort Report, a new dining facility is opened on Fort Huachuca, Arizona that improves service to Servicemembers and will save the U.S. Army money.

  • USACE contractor teaches NATO students vehicle safety

    Jan 11, 2013

    Student safety is paramount at NATO's Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe international school and on Nov. 9 a construction contractor, Wayss & Freytag Engineering AG, demonstrated the dangers of vehicles and trucks to more than 40 schoolchildren.

  • Web conferencing brings Army engineers to DoDDS classroom

    Jan 9, 2013

    A live video stream of eighth-grade physics students displayed on Jason Cade's computer screen. After a quick audio check, Cade, a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Europe District project manager and mining engineer, with the assistance of his colleagues, used face-to-face video conferencing to teach a lesson on roller coaster engineering to Wiesbaden Middle School students Dec. 19.

  • ANA combat engineers commence fully independent operations

    Jan 11, 2013

    Only a few months ago the first company of combat engineers from the Afghan National Army (ANA) 209th Corps began conducting fully independent operations for the first time in Regional Command (RC)-North, Afghanistan. Now, the other two combat engineer companies have been validated by the U.S. Army engineer development teams (EDTs) they have worked with for almost a year and proven they are ready to operate without coalition assistance.

  • Chief of Army Reserve drops in on local troops, All-American Bowl

    Jan 4, 2013

    The senior leader for the U.S. Army Reserve dropped in on local Reserve Soldiers to update them on the future of force, during his time in San Antonio for the U.S. Army All-American Bowl.

  • Army, civilian leaders discuss Soldier, veteran opportunities at All-American Bowl

    Jan 4, 2013

    The U.S. Army All-American Bowl is hosting an array of events leading up to the bowl game, bringing military and civilians together for networking purposes.

  • 401st AFSB briefs USFOR-A and 1st TSC leadership on missions

    Jan 4, 2013

    Major Generals Kenneth R. Dahl, U.S. Forces-Afghanistan, deputy commander for support and Kurt J. Stein, 1st Theater Sustainment command, commanding general, visited the 401st Army Field Support Brigade Dec. 30 to learn more about brigade missions, processes and processes.

  • Medevac crews in Afghanistan increase en-route patient care

    Jan 30, 2013

    Two medevac companies in Afghanistan have participated in a trial program to administer blood products to wounded Soldiers during en-route flight care and movement to a medical facility.

  • Watervliet manufacturing closes 199th productive year

    Jan 7, 2013

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL -- The proverb "It takes a village to raise a child" may be applied to the great work the Watervliet Arsenal, N.Y., workforce did in supporting our nation's warfighters and the community in 2012, because it took the entire Arsenal village to ship each product.

  • 2013 U.S. Army All-American Bowl Welcome Barbecue

    Jan 4, 2013

    2013 U.S. Army All-American Bowl players attended the official welcome barbecue at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Jan. 3. Attendees learned about the bowl's history and significance, and there was a presentation of awards to members of the U.S. Army All-American Marching Band. The U.S. Army All-American Bowl is the the Nation's largest and premier high school football all-star game. The players and musicians chosen to participate mirror the characteristics of army strong soldiers. The Bowl seeks to demonstrate the Army's commitment to America's youth, enhance the army's connection with American public, highlight the extraordinary men and women who are the nation's army strong soldiers and increase awareness of service opportunities in the Army.

  • Bierd promoted to Lieutenant Colonel

    Jan 3, 2013

    Lieutenant Colonel Teresa R. Bierd was promoted to her current rank by Col. Mark A. Paget, 401st Army Field Support Brigade commander during a promotion ceremony held at Logistics Civil Augmentation Program's Bagram headquarters Dec. 26.

  • All-American Bowl VIPs spend 'golden' day with parachutists

    Jan 4, 2013

    Community leaders and educators get a first-hand look at the life of the Army's famed Golden Knights. Though weather prevented them from the jumping Thursday, the VIPs still raved about their experience.

  • 14 seconds to impact: Training helps save pilots' lives

    Jan 4, 2013

    It was early on a summer morning in Afghanistan as Chief Warrant Officer 2 Mark Foschetti and Chief Warrant Officer 2 Mike McGann headed back toward Bagram Airfield, when their morning changed in a way they'd never forget.

  • Community leaders, educators try hands at marksmanship

    Jan 3, 2013

  • Danger On The Range

    Jan 3, 2013

    As I pulled into my driveway after a long day at work, the last thing I wanted to receive was a phone call from the brigade S-3.

  • From the Director of Army Safety - Changing with the times

    Jan 7, 2013

    Around the time I joined the Army in 1981, IBM released its first personal desktop computer. Those little boxes, along with their counterparts from Apple, completely changed the way the world does business. Now, more than 30 years later, technology keeps getting better, faster and smaller. As an Army, we have to keep up or get left behind - a fact that touches everything we do, including the way we give you information.

  • Soldiers mentor All-American players, band members during bowl week

    Jan 4, 2013

    Corpus Christi recruiters Staff Sgt. David Camarillo and Staff Sgt. Charles Hoskins were selected to participate as Soldier Hero mentors to two of the 90 All-American Bowl football players this week.

  • Opportunities for Soldiers presented at All-American Bowl event

    Jan 3, 2013

  • Pre-game challenges energize All-American Bowl atmosphere

    Jan 4, 2013

    Drill sergeants barked orders and words of encouragement to motivate 90 of the top-ranked high school football players and 125 band members from around the nation as they competed, Jan. 2, 2012, in a number of events including relay races, pushups, sit-ups and a food-eating contest.

  • After 32 years of service, Natick researcher says farewell

    Jan 3, 2013

    After more than 30 years of service to the U.S. Army, Dr. Michael N. Sawka has retired.

  • Leadership changes at Northern Regional Medical Command

    Jan 3, 2013

    FORT BELVOIR, Va. - The Northern Regional Medical Command will hold a Relinquishment of Command ceremony Jan. 8, at 10 a.m. in the Thurman Auditorium, Humphreys Hall, Bldg. 247, Fort Belvoir, Va. The Army Surgeon General, Lt. Gen. Patricia D. Horoho, will host the ceremony.

  • Army All-American athletes inspire children's hospital patients

    Jan 4, 2013

    U.S. Army All-American Bowl players visited with young patients at Methodist Children's Hospital in San Antonio, during All-American Bowl week.

  • Army Safety 2012- A Year in Review and The Year Ahead

    Jan 3, 2013

    The significance of safety is one of many critical lessons our Army has learned after 11 years at war. We have learned that lesson well as demonstrated by a 9 percent annual decline in Soldier accidental fatalities. Fiscal2012 was our third safest year on record. This is a great accomplishment for every member of our Force, and one that will sustain us as we transition to the Army of the future.

  • ChalleNGe cadets talk transformation at completion ceremony

    Jan 4, 2013

    Hundreds of family members and guests watched as 98 cadets, who successfully met the requirements of the Maryland National Guard's Freestate ChalleNGe Academy, marched across the stage to receive their certificates during a Completion Ceremony at the Aberdeen Proving Ground Post Theater, Dec. 15, 2012.

  • Military Intelligence --this week in history. 7 January 1991

    Jan 3, 2013

    Kuwaiti Civilians Trained in Basic Combat Skills in Operation DESERT OWL 7 January 1991

  • APG community shares gift of life during blood drive

    Jan 3, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Team APG joined 10 other military installations last month to participate in an Army-Navy blood drive challenge, which coincided with the renowned annual Army Navy game.

  • CSSC "Spirit of Thanks" shares holiday greetings with Wounded Warriors

    Jan 3, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - The Chesapeake Science & Security Corridor (CSSC) held its third annual Spirit of Thanks Tour at Fort Belvoir, Va. Dec. 17. The representative group of more than 20 different APG community organizations brings together military and civilian community leaders in government, industry and education to show their thanks for military service members and their families.

  • Pace shares insights and lessons learned with Team APG managers

    Jan 3, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - The United States' 16th Chairmanof the Joint Chiefs of Staff shared his thoughts on leadership with APG supervisors and managers during a Dec. 13 session at the Myer Auditorium.

  • 'Lights Out' for energy savings at Natick

    Jan 4, 2013

    Something as simple as turning off office lights, office equipment, and hallway and bathroom lights not in use could save lots of energy and money.

  • CASCOM recognizes community support

    Jan 3, 2013

    Col. John E. O'Neil IV, Quartermaster School commandant, presented members of the Hopewell High School Concert Choir certificates of appreciation Dec. 18, for their support to the Combined Arms Support Command and Fort Lee.

  • The Army Field Band instructs the U.S. Army All-American Marching Band

    Jan 4, 2013

    Staff Sgt. Rebecca McLaughlin, mellophone instructor, works with the members of the 2013 U.S. Army All-American Bowl, during their second clinic Jan. 2.

  • National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month, 2013

    Jan 3, 2013

    NOW, THEREFORE, I, BARACK OBAMA, President of the United States of America, by virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and the laws of the United States, do hereby proclaim January 2013 as National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month, culminating in the annual celebration of National Freedom Day on February 1.

  • Soldiers rescue family after vehicle accident

    Jan 3, 2013

    When an early morning drive to Baumholder turned into a nightmare for Heather Majorwitz and her two children, Kaitie and Bret, four Soldiers from the 421st Multifunctional Medical Battalion came to the rescue.

  • Destiny after dark

    Nov 30, -0001

    The cockpit of a CH-47 Chinook helicopter is illuminated from inside as Sgt. 1st Class Gary Sarver, B Company, 3rd Battalion, 238th Aviation flight platoon sergeant, a native of Waynesburg, Ohio, conducts preparation for a night mission on Forward Operating base Salerno, Afghanistan, Oct. 22, 2012. (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. Duncan Brennan, 101st CAB public affairs)

  • Destiny after dark

    Nov 30, -0001

    Chief Warrant Officer 2 Edward Lee, B Company, 6th Battalion, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, Task Force Saber, conducts a pre-flight briefing by the light of his headlamp at Forward Operating Base Fenty, Afghanistan, Dec. 12, 2012. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Duncan Brennan, 101st CAB public affairs)

  • Destiny after dark

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers with C Company, 6th Battalion, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, use a tractor to pull an HH-60 medevac Black Hawk helicopter into a hangar at Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan, Nov. 5, 2012. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Duncan Brennan, 101st CAB public affairs)

  • Destiny after dark

    Nov 30, -0001

    A crew chief with A Company, 5th Battalion, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, Task Force Shadow stands watch to ensure the safe exit of a civilian passenger at Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan Dec. 3, 2012. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Duncan Brennan, 101st CAB public affairs)

  • First sergeants: Behind the diamond

    Nov 30, -0001

    First Sgt. Tommy Daigle, B Company, 5th Battalion, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, helps pick up the mail for his company on the flight line at Forward Operating Base Fenty, Afghanistan, Dec. 11, 2012. Mail is one of the biggest boosts to morale in a deployed unit. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Duncan Brennan)

  • First sergeants: Behind the diamond

    Nov 30, -0001

    First Sgt. Arthur Rizer, E Troop, 2nd Squadron, 17th Cavalry Regiment, poses with letters and cards from his family at Forward Operating Base Fenty, Afghanistan, Dec. 11, 2012. "Soldiers trust me to guide them," said Rizer. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Duncan Brennan, 101st CAB public affairs)

  • First sergeants: Behind the diamond

    Nov 30, -0001

    First Sgt. Marlon Morning, Headquarters and Headquarters Troop, 2nd Squadron, 17th Cavalry Regiment, poses in his office with his Stetson displayed prominently at Forward Operating Base Fenty, Afghanistan, Dec. 11, 2012. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Duncan Brennan, 101st CAB public affairs)

  • First sergeants: Behind the diamond

    Nov 30, -0001

    First Sgt. Bryan Kipp, B Company, 6th Battalion, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, catches up with Staff Sgt. Christopher Salmond, B, 6-101 CAB platoon sergeant during battlefield circulation at Forward Operating Base Fenty, Afghanistan Dec. 22, 2012. First sergeants use battlefield circulations to make sure that their soldiers have everything they need when companies are split between different task forces. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Duncan Brennan, 101st CAB public affairs)

  • First sergeants: Behind the diamond

    Nov 30, -0001

    First Sgt. Tommy Daigle, B Company, 5th Battalion, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, cracks jokes in his office at Forward Operating Base Fenty, Afghanistan, Dec. 11, 2012. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Duncan Brennan)

  • Destiny after dark

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers of C Company, 1st Battalion, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, pose with one of their AH-64 Apache helicopters for a company photo at Forward Operating Base Fenty, Afghanistan, Dec. 20, 2012. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Duncan Brennan, 101st CAB public affairs)

  • Destiny after dark

    Nov 30, -0001

    Sgt. 1st Class Joshua Gary, A Company, 1st Battalion, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, Task Force No Mercy platoon sergeant, a native of Clarksville, Tenn., assists Spc. Bradley Hipp, A, 1-101 CAB Apache crew chief, a native of Larue, Texas and Sgt. McRaylee Omelau, A, 1-101 CAB Apache crew chief, a native of Koror, Palau, through the process of a hydraulic system bleed on an Apache helicopter during night time maintenance on Forward Operating Base Salerno, Afghanistan, Oct. 18, 2012. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Duncan Brennan, 101st CAB public affairs)

  • Destiny after dark

    Nov 30, -0001

    OH-58 Kiowa Warrior helicopters are kept mission ready as night falls on Forward Operating Base Fenty, Afghanistan, Dec. 19, 2012. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Duncan Brennan, 101st CAB public affairs)

  • Destiny after dark

    Nov 30, -0001

    A UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter waits for its next mission on Forward Operating Base Salerno, Afghanistan, Oct. 22, 2012. (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. Duncan Brennan, 101st CAB public affairs)

  • 210th Fires Bde. pushes for more CLS Certifications

    Jan 7, 2013

    More than 40 Soldiers with 210th Fires Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, attended Combat Lifesaver training at the Camp Hovey Education Center Jan. 2, 2013.

  • Far East District, 8th Fighter Wing open final wing of new maintenance facility

    Jan 3, 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Far East District and members of the U.S. Air Force's 8th Fighter Wing "Wolf Pack" cut the ribbon on the final phase of a new maintenance complex at Kunsan Air Base Dec. 18.

  • Microstructures fold under a beam of light to make useful 3-D devices

    Jan 3, 2013

    A U.S. Army Research Laboratory electrical engineer and a visiting research student from Johns Hopkins University in Maryland were interested in forming useful three dimensional structures similar to origami art. It led them to a scientific method to control folding pathways and enable sequential folding on a millimeter scale that works using a low-intensity laser beam.

  • Fort Carson detachment opens first veterinary facility in Afghanistan

    Jan 3, 2013

    The 438th Medical Detachment (Veterinary Service) from Fort Carson, Colo., officially opened their doors to Afghanistan's first Veterinary Treatment Facility at Kandahar Airfield, Dec. 15, 2012.

  • Tripler rings in New Year with baby

    Jan 10, 2013

    HONOLULU -- Congratulations to Patrick and Tiffany Thisius on their new bundle of joy, Adelie. Adelie was born at 2:09 a.m., Jan. 1, and was the first baby born in 2013 at Tripler Army Medical Center, here.

  • Cadet kicker eyes shot at NFL

    Jan 3, 2013

    Rockne Belmonte, a Cadet with Northern Michigan University, is preparing for a shot a playing professional football. A kicker, he holds the record for Northern Michigan's longest field goal at 58 yards.

  • First responders receive care, holiday cheer

    Jan 2, 2013

    "Happy Holidays, Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!" That's what U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan leadership shouted out to the Yongsan Community and its first responders during the annual Operation Santa Express, Dec. 24.

  • The Nevada National Guard participate in training exercise during New Year's

    Jan 2, 2013

    The Nevada National Guard participate in a training exercise during New Year's in Las Vegas, Nevada.

  • Band veterans playing new role at All-American Bowl

    Jan 3, 2013

    A half-dozen senior ROTC Cadets who are former All-American Bowl marching band members are in San Antonio this week helping ensure another standout performance.

  • Kick radon out!

    Jan 3, 2013

  • Folic acid--essential for a healthy baby

    Jan 2, 2013

  • 'Everyone has to leave the Army some time': ACAP helps

    Jan 2, 2013

    Just as a young Soldier goes through boot camp to acclimate to military life, it would seem to make sense that, in some way, the process be done in reverse for optimal reacclimation into civilian life. But until recently, Soldiers were only required to take one class to process out of the Army -- even though the Army Career and Alumni Program already offered a multitude of beneficial services and information to make transitioning easier. Tami Culbreath, ACAP transition services manager at Fort Polk, said many Soldiers didn't take advantage of what ACAP had to offer. "They opted out of the services because they didn't understand what ACAP was or what the program could do for them," said Culbreath.

  • The secret to losing weight

    Jan 2, 2013

  • Sumrall 6th grade students welcome returning Soldiers

    Jan 2, 2013

    CAMP SHELBY, Miss. -- Trimming the tree, wrapping presents or making wreaths are beloved traditions of the holidays. Sixth grade students at Sumrall Middle School started their own holiday tradition this year, naming the occasion Adopt-a-Soldier. The students not only gave South Carolina National Guard Soldiers of the 4th Battalion, 118th Infantry Regiment, a hero's welcome, but also a holiday surprise. The Soldiers recently returned from a deployment security-force in Kuwait.

  • Afghan soldiers successfully graduate combat engineer course

    Jan 3, 2013

    Soldiers assigned to 2nd Platoon, 258th Mobile Combat Engineer Training Team, Task Force Prowler, partnered with Afghan soldiers from the 4th Kandak, Engineer Coy, Afghan National Army, conducted a live-fire exercise to conclude a two-week combat engineer course near Camp Clark, Afghanistan, Dec. 20, 2012.

  • Couple takes journey through life side-by-side

    Jan 3, 2013

    Once David and Lizeth Wakasa exchanged their vows they would set into motion an inseparable journey that would lead them to Afghanistan and eventually the Pentagon.

  • 'On-the-move' network is commander's eyes, ears at Network Integration Evaluations

    Jan 3, 2013

    During Network Integration Evaluation 13.1, Warfighter Information Network-Tactical Increment 2 provided Soldiers down to the company level the on-the-move communications and situational awareness needed to conduct real-world battlefield operations.

  • Soviet turned American citizen excelling for her new homeland

    Jan 2, 2013

    Some children aspire to become athletes, astronauts, doctors or lawyers. For a young Inna Lloyd, her distant dream was to serve in the military, something women were forbidden to do in her Ukrainian homeland.

  • Contract preparation: A Complex, involved process

    Jan 2, 2013

    Establishing a contract is accomplished by numerous professionals with unique skills working in unison to ensure the government gets the products or services it needs.

  • Process in place to ensure future audit readiness

    Jan 2, 2013

    The Army Contracting Command's Deputy Chief of Staff Resource Management G8 has been designated as the lead for the command's Army audit readiness efforts and will implement command-wide standard practices to ensure successful audit readiness testing.

  • Tiger Team established to identify safety standards for contracts

    Jan 2, 2013

    The Army Contracting Command's Safety Office is seeking comments and best practices from the contracting community as it moves to establish standardized contract safety processes.

  • Woodrow Wilson honored in Washington

    Jan 3, 2013

    The 28th President of the United States (1913-1921) Woodrow Wilson was honored on his birthday at the Washington National Cathedral with a Joint Armed Forces Full Honor wreath laying ceremony, Dec. 28, 2012.

  • Fourth Annual Warrior Games Announced

    Jan 2, 2013

    Alexandria, Va. -- The 2013 Warrior Games are slated for May 11-17, Colorado Springs, Colo. More than 200 wounded, ill and injured Service Members and Veterans are expected to participate in 2013 games. The competition will feature the following teams from the United States - Army, Marine Corps, Navy/Coast Guard, Air Force, and Special Operations - along with an international team from the United Kingdom.

  • Vehicle swap mission saves Army money

    Jan 3, 2013

    The idea was simple enough: Fort Hood, Texas, had a crane destined for Fort Polk, La. Fort Polk had 12 Humvees destined for Fort Hood.

  • Army Maj. plays key role in 57th Presidential Inauguration planning

    Jan 2, 2013

    For many service members, serving in any capacity during a presidential inauguration is an opportunity that may only come once during their career. For U.S. Army Maj. Clarisse Scott, originally from Elliott, S.C., that opportunity has become a reality.

  • 'Sky Soldiers' hold pre-Ranger course while deployed to Afghanistan

    Jan 2, 2013

    Taking advantage of the decrease in enemy activity brought on by winter, the Soldiers of 1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, took the opportunity to develop and conduct a pre-Ranger course.

  • Mass. detachment assumes Preventive Medicine duties in southern Afghanistan

    Jan 2, 2013

    A ceremony was held Dec. 3, 2012, at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, commemorating the transfer of authority from the 792nd Preventive Medicine Detachment based out of Lubbock, Texas, to the 794th Preventive Medicine Detachment, based out of Fort Devens, Mass.

  • Maj. Gen. Mayville recognizes combat engineer

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    U.S. Army Maj. Gen. William Mayville, commanding general of Combined Joint Task Force-1 and Regional Command-East, recognized combat engineer Pfc. Michael Bardford of Yuba City, Calif., on Dec. 22 at Forward Operating Base Naghlu High, Afghanistan, for his valiant actions during a recent route clearance mission.

  • Civilian Spotlight: Getting to know Mark C. Jones

    Jan 3, 2013

    Civilian Spotlight: Getting to know Mark C. Jones

  • K-16 enjoys end-of-year party

    Jan 2, 2013

    In order to celebrate the end of year and upcoming holiday season, the K-16 Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers hosted a K-16 Holiday Party for Servicemembers, Families and Civilians here, Dec. 22.

  • The U.S. Army All-American Marching Band first day of rehearsal

    Jan 1, 2013

    T. Andre Feagin, 2013 U.S. Army All-American Marching Band director, talks about the first day of rehearsal and explains what it takes to get the All-American Marching Band members ready for the big game on Jan. 5, 2013.

  • 'The Admiral' oversees Army All-American Bowl West team practice

    Jan 2, 2013

    NBA All-Star Hall of Fame player David "The Admiral" Robinson stopped by to watch U.S. Army All-American players practice in San Antonio.

  • 'Big Red One' aviators implement new survival training scenario

    Jan 2, 2013

    Aviators from the 1st Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, tested a new self-extraction training scenario designed to save lives in the most dire of circumstances during a survival and evasion exercise in mid-November.

  • Deployed couple relies on battlefield travel, luck to see each other

    Jan 2, 2013

    On Dec. 26, 2012, Spc. Brendon Brown stepped off his Stryker Combat Vehicle at Combat Outpost Talukan, Afghanistan, looking for a familiar face.

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