Archive: Jan 2013

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  • Yongsan welcomes Team USA

    Feb 5, 2013

    As the PyeongChang 2013 Special Olympics hosted by Republic of Korea draws near, Servicemembers, Families and Civilians of Yongsan welcomed 200 members of the U.S. Special Olympics Team composed of athletes, coaches, and Special Olympic International Committee.

  • The real fun starts before the Pro Bowl

    Feb 1, 2013

    Sounds, shouts and songs filled the air at Aloha Stadium, as servicemembers from all branches joined the local community in welcoming the National Football League's best players for the 2013 Pro Bowl.

  • JBLM celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers, Airmen and civilians from across Joint Base Lewis-McChord gathered together for the JBLM Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Celebration at the McChord Field Collocated Club, Jan. 22.

  • Corps' top leaders address combat exclusion policy termination

    Nov 30, -0001

    Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta officially announced the end of the 1994 Direct Ground Combat Definition and Assignment Rule excluding women from assignment to units and positions whose primary mission is to engage in direct ground combat, Jan. 24.

  • Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber welcomes 7ID CG to Military Affairs Forum

    Nov 30, -0001

    Maj. Gen. Stephen R. Lanza, commanding general of the 7th Infantry Division, met with nearly 70 members of the Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber of Commerce at a Military Affairs Forum, Jan. 16, in downtown Tacoma. The chamber invited Lanza to represent the 7th Infantry Division as a guest speaker for the event.

  • Soldier's dedication, character remembered

    Nov 30, -0001

    Family, friends, and Soldiers from 4th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, gathered to remember and honor the life of Pfc. Markie T. Sims in a memorial ceremony at Lewis North Chapel, Jan. 23.

  • 500,000 AKO webmail users to move to DOD Enterprise Email in February

    Jan 31, 2013

    Approximately 500,000 Army AKO webmail users are scheduled to migrate to DOD Enterprise Email starting in February 2013. The group currently uses AKO webmail for their primary Army email, and they are one of the last large Army groups to migrate to DEE.

  • Defense Finance chief meets with Fort Hood wounded warrior interns

    Jan 28, 2013

    Fort Hood is the third installation for Defense Finance and Accounting Service's "Hire a Hero" program that provides internships to wounded warriors in such areas as pay and allowances, human resources, data management and technology. The program's ultimate goal is permanent hire in the numerous civil service opportunities within the multi-billion dollar agency.

  • Respect

    Jan 28, 2013

    Army Values, words to live by.

  • Army advances Better Buying Power

    Jan 29, 2013

    The Army has achieved significant cost savings as result of Better Buying Power, an initiative aimed at improving the management of acquisition programs.

  • Pittsburgh area reserve unit mobilizes

    Jan 29, 2013

    Soldiers of the 303rd Tactical Psychological Operations Company held a mobilization ceremony in Coraopolis, Pa.

  • DoD Inaugural Staff Recognized

    Jan 28, 2013

    WASHINGTON (Jan. 28, 2013) -- Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Marines and Coast Guardsmen were personally thanked for their participation in the 57th Presidential Inauguration by Joint Task Force - National Capital Region commanding general Maj. Gen. Michael S. Linnington during an awards ceremony at Fort Lesley J. McNair.

  • ISAF, NATO employ tactics against 'insider threats'

    Jan 29, 2013

    NATO military leaders addressed the "insider threat" challenge in Afghanistan during a conference, Jan. 24, 2013, at the Joint Multinational Training Command in Grafenwoehr, Germany.

  • Latino Inaugural Gala honors Soldiers

    Jan 29, 2013

    A number of Soldiers shared the Kennedy Center stage last week with stars like Eva Longoria, George Lopez and Antonio Banderas.

  • Fight fires this winter

    Jan 28, 2013

    The winter holidays are a time of celebration, but fire can put a real damper on everyone's joy.

  • Building smiles, one tooth at a time

    Jan 28, 2013

    The Army offers many occupational specialties. One of these is dental lab technician. Dental lab technicians are stationed at dental clinics across the Army including the Army's only dental lab located at Fort Gordon, Ga., where dental prosthesis, night guards, sports guards, dental crowns and bridges are made.

  • Go for Green, resolutions for better nutrition, fitness, life

    Jan 28, 2013

    FORT BLISS, Texas -- St. Martin's Dining Facility at William Beaumont Army Medical Center, here, leads the way in implementing the Soldier Fueling Initiative by changing menu choices, making several menu items, and eliminating fat fried foods altogether. The menu changes began January 2012 with support from leadership at WBAMC, as well as 1st Armored Division and Fort Bliss.

  • Go for Green, resolutions for better nutrition, fitness, life

    Mar 6, 2013

    FORT BLISS, Texas -- St. Martin's Dining Facility at William Beaumont Army Medical Center, here, leads the way in implementing the Soldier Fueling Initiative by changing menu choices, making several menu items, and eliminating fat fried foods altogether. The menu changes began January 2012 with support from leadership at WBAMC, as well as 1st Armored Division and Fort Bliss.

  • Detroit Tigers Visit the Detroit Arsenal

    Jan 28, 2013

    The Detroit Tigers' Winter Caravan visit to the Detroit Arsenal on Jan. 24 helped to kick off the Family & Morale, Welfare & Recreation commercial sponsor and advertiser appreciation ceremony.

  • Federal Fund Raiser Completes Successful 2012 Campaign

    Jan 28, 2013

    Federal, military and postal employees, donated $610,191 to 960 local, national and international charities, through the Illowa Bi-State Combined Federal Campaign during the recently-completed 2012 campaign.

  • Division West conducts change of command ceremony

    Jan 28, 2013

    FORT HOOD, Texas -- First Army Division West welcomed its sixth commanding general in a change of command ceremony on Cameron Field near Division West headquarters here Jan. 23.

  • Recruiter Journal - January-February 2013

    Jan 28, 2013

    The January-February Recruiter Journal is online

  • Veterans get a taste of new rations technology

    Jan 29, 2013

    Veterans from the small town of Hopkinton, Mass., recently got a taste of new military rations technology at their monthly veterans breakfast, courtesy of the U.S. Army Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center's Combat Feeding Directorate.

  • With National Spotlight on Internet Romance-Type Scams, Army CID Makes Additional Attempts to Warn U

    Jan 28, 2013

    In light of recent national news coverage, the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command, commonly known as CID, is again pleading with internet users worldwide to not fall prey to the ongoing online "Romance Scams" that the Army has been combating since 2009. Army CID is hopeful that the recent coverage can potentially help warn victims of the cyber-crime that ends in both undue heartache and financial hardship.

  • Chaplain assistant grateful for experiences

    Jan 28, 2013

    Being a chaplain's assistant wasn't the job Spc. Kimberly Latimer-Ellison really wanted when she enlisted in the Army More than two years ago. She really wanted to be a supply clerk, but that military occupational specialty wasn't available, so she was offered the position of chaplain assistant.

  • An honor due:WWII vets set to receive medals from French

    Mar 27, 2013

    A group of American World War II combat veterans from Texas and the surrounding region will be presented with one of France's highest decorations in a public ceremony to be conducted here Feb. 1.

  • Corps Deputy Commanding General visits south Florida project sites

    Jan 28, 2013

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Maj. Gen. Michael J. Walsh, Deputy Commanding General for Civil and Emergency Operations for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, visited Jacksonville District project sites in south Florida Jan. 23 and 24, including the Tamiami Trail Modifications project and the Herbert Hoover Dike Rehabilitation project. "Jacksonville District has the second largest civil works program in the Corps and is responsible for some of our most significant civil works projects," said Walsh. "By visiting Herbert Hoover Dike and ongoing Everglades restoration efforts, I saw the great progress that has been made to date. Equally as important, I was impressed by this district's dedication to delivering the best possible engineering solutions and services that contribute to the nation's economy, environment, safety and quality of life."

  • U.S. troops, Afghan police visit border observation post

    Jan 29, 2013

    Afghan Border Police officers and U.S. Soldiers from ABP Zone 1 recently visited Observation Point 12, a small post in Kunar Province along the Afghanistan-Pakistan border, Jan. 21, 2013.

  • Hohenfels kicks off Military Saves Week with 'Information Fair'

    Jan 28, 2013

    Military Saves is a national campaign designed to persuade, motivate and encourage military families to save money every month.

  • Korean sword fighting class teaches more than combat

    Jan 28, 2013

    Students learn discipline, focus and respect through precision with a sword, says fourth-degree Black Belt Master Yoon-Joo Bae.

  • USACE builds culture of safety in Afghanistan's construction industry

    Jan 28, 2013

    A fall through a fragile roof, a collapsed trench engulfs workers, a poorly-maintained crane drops steel columns on a laborer's head; these are just a few of the fatal accidents reported in the international construction industry in recent years; accidents Jeff Ice, a safety and occupational health specialist who deployed to Kandahar from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers New York District works hard to prevent.

  • Pet owners moving to Germany will pay new fee, Feb. 1

    Jan 28, 2013

    Those flying into Ramstein, Frankfurt with pets subject to 35-55 euro fee

  • U.S. troops welcome Special Olympians to South Korea

    Feb 5, 2013

    American military personnel welcomed Team USA to the 2013 Winter Special Olympics Games in South Korea, at Yongsan Garrison, South Korea, Jan. 28.

  • Owners bringing pets into Germany will pay new fee starting Feb. 1

    Jan 28, 2013

    HEIDELBERG, Germany -- Members of the U.S. forces community who bring their pets along when they arrive in Germany for assignment will be charged a fee by German authorities beginning Feb. 1.

  • 411th Engineer Brigade leaves legacy in Afghanistan

    Jan 28, 2013

    As Joint Task Force Empire, the members of the 411th Engineer Brigade, headquartered at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, with technical representative staffs throughout Afghanistan, executed sustained, multifunctional engineer operations as the lead engineer force assigned to U.S. Forces-Afghanistan.

  • Hawaii Guard assistance team mentors, trains Afghan Uniformed Police

    Jan 28, 2013

    "Hippos" is the name the 11-man Security Forces Assistance Team goes by when rolling off Forward Operating Base Lagman, Afghanistan, for a mission.

  • Raiders enter 'the wild blue' with UAV training

    Jan 28, 2013

    Unmanned aerial vehicles soared through the sky under the control of 16 "Raider" Brigade Soldiers during QR-11 Raven training on Fort Carson, Colo., Jan. 7-18, 2013.

  • Office of Personnel Management dismissal procedures for March 6

    Mar 5, 2013

    Office of Personnel Management dismissal procedures for March 6.

  • 420th engineers return from Afghan deployment

    Feb 9, 2013

    FORT BLISS, Texas - More than 120 Soldiers with 420th Eng. Co., 458th Eng. Bn., 411th Eng. Bde., 412th Theater Engineer Command, returned home Friday after 11 months of deployment in Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

  • Community members march in memory of MLK

    Feb 14, 2013

    Servicemembers, Families and Civilians held a march and vigil ceremony commemorating Dr. Martin Luther King here, Jan. 20.

  • New chapter begins for G-8 employee

    Jan 27, 2013

    Program analyst retires after 36 years of federal service

  • Corps awards Fire Island debris removal contract

    Jan 27, 2013

    The contract is considered a small business disaster area "set aside." This is part of the Federal government's efforts to ensure qualified small businesses in the disaster area are given opportunities to obtain business from agencies executing missions.

  • Walker retires with 30 years of service

    Jan 27, 2013

    USAKA/Kwaj employee ready for her next life chapter

  • Honoring a "Dream" and a legacy

    Feb 14, 2013

    Command gathers to honor life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

  • USAF AMC CG sees scope of 401st AFSB retrograde mission

    Jan 27, 2013

    The commander of the U. S. Air Force Air Mobility Command visited the 401st Army Field Support Brigade Jan. 17 to see first handthe scope of the brigade's equipment retrograde mission and discuss his command's role in the mission.

  • OPERATION HOMELINK: 100 Laptops for the 101st

    Jan 28, 2013

    Operation Homelink provides 100 laptops to the spouses of the deployed 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Soldiers at Fort Cambpell, Ky, Jan. 26.

  • Soldiers compete for Team USA on road to Winter Olympics

    Jan 24, 2014

    Several Soldiers in the U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program are training and competing for spots on the U.S. Team for the 2014 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games in Sochi, Russia.

  • Infantry first sergeant influences engineer company

    Nov 30, -0001

    When the soldiers of 38th Engineer Company learned that they would be getting a new first sergeant during their deployment to Afghanistan, they did not know what kind of leader he would be.

  • NCO inductee, from Nigeria to Bagram

    Jan 26, 2013

    Army supply sergeant Ibilola Animashaun emigrated from Lagos, Nigeria to the United States in the 1990s, took the oath of citizenship while serving in Iraq, and continues her promise today in the 582nd Medical Logistics Company.

  • STEM students building bridges to bright futures

    Jan 28, 2013

    During Viva Technology Day, students at Roosevelt High School in Los Angeles participated in hands-on competitive, educational challenges. They worked in teams led by college students and Corps of Engineers interns who major in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM.

  • Afghanistan Bazaar Sidewalk Construction

    Nov 30, -0001

    Local contractors improve bazaar. Includes interview with John Salata, United States Agency for International Development Field Program Officer. Also available in high definition.

  • Honolulu District Welcomes 565th Engineer Detachment Home from Afghanistan

    Jan 28, 2013

    FORT SHAFTER, OAHU -- The Honolulu District welcomed home the District-based 565th Engineer Detachment, Forward Engineer Support Team-Advance (FEST-A) with a Redeployment Ceremony Jan. 24 at District Headquarters to mark the official end of their successful deployment to support Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan.

  • 'Raiders' enter the wild blue

    Jan 25, 2013

    Unmanned aerial vehicles soared through the sky under the control of 16 "Raider" brigade Soldiers during QR-11 Raven training on Fort Carson, Jan. 7-18.

  • NFL stars visit Hawaii's wounded warriors, Purple Heart recipients

    Jan 29, 2013

    Purple Heart recipients and other combat-wounded Soldiers in Hawaii were treated to a special visit from six NFL players at a wounded warrior luncheon at Schofield Barracks, Jan. 24.

  • Army Sustainment Command helps area schools via Computers for Learning Program

    Jan 29, 2013

    The Army Sustainment Command is doing its part to provide technology to areas schools via the Computers for Learning Program. A program that takes Army computers and puts them into America's schools.

  • FMWR spices up Valentine's event

    Jan 25, 2013

  • Fitness center reaches for gold standard

    Jan 25, 2013

  • 17th FA

    Jan 25, 2013

    FORT SILL, Okla. (25 Jan. 2013) -- Soldiers assigned to 1st Battalion, 17th Field Artillery, celebrated '1-17th' day with their family members Jan. 17, at Forward Operating Base Mow-Way here.

  • Soldiers shop best deals on post

    Jan 25, 2013

  • Fla. Guard Soldiers stand ready to defend nation's capitol

    Jan 25, 2013

    Soldiers with 1st Battalion, 362nd Air Defense Artillery, "Renegades," 5th Armored Brigade, Division West, working with the 263rd Army Air and Missile Defense Command, recently completed an Operational Readiness Exercise for the Florida Army National Guard's 3rd Battalion, 265th ADA Battalion, "Task Force Lightning," within the National Capital Region.

  • Pet of the week

    Jan 25, 2013

  • CSA warns of budgetary 'perfect storm'

    Jan 28, 2013

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno said the greatest threat to America's national security is fiscal uncertainty and potential shortfalls that could "hollow" out the force.

  • Army chief of staff talks future of cyberspace operations

    Jan 25, 2013

    As cyberspace operations continues to emerge as the new frontier, the Chief of Staff of the Army met with key leaders from U.S. Army Cyber Command to discuss how cyber should be integrated from the tactical to the strategic level of combined arms operations, and recognize employees who continue to work building the command.

  • Fifth time's a charm for Tschida

    Jan 25, 2013

    FORT BLISS, Texas--With five contracting readiness exercises under her belt, Lt. Col. Carol Tschida has been an important figure in the growth of military and civilian contracting professionals.

  • ACC experts make 'great strides' in government property accountability

    Jan 25, 2013

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--A group of subject matter experts who gathered here Jan. 7-18 made "great strides" in mapping the accountability of government property in the hands of contractors, according to one of Army Contracting Command's subject matter experts.

  • Reserve Soldiers march in inaugural parade, cherish memorable experience

    Feb 14, 2013

    When Staff Sgt. Wilnessial Kingdom executed an eyes left and saw the president of the United States during the 2013 Presidential Inaugural Parade, the 80th Training Command's executive administrative assistant said instantly her eyes filled with tears.

  • Jan. 24, 2013 -- CSA remarks to AUSA ILW Breakfast

    Jan 25, 2013

    Jan. 24, 2013 -- CSA remarks to ILW Breakfast

  • Uncasing ceremony officially welcomes unit 'home'

    Jan 25, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - The 11th Signal Brigade Colors Uncasing Ceremony, officially welcoming deployed members of the brigade back to Fort Huachuca, was held Jan. 17 on historic Brown Parade Field. The unit is led by Col. Patrick Dedham, commander, 11th Signal Brigade and Command Sgt. Maj. Earl Allen. Unit command sergeant major.

  • Owners bringing pets into Germany will pay new fee starting Feb. 1

    Jan 28, 2013

    Members of the U.S. forces community who bring their pets along when they arrive in Germany for assignment will be charged a fee by German authorities, beginning Feb. 1, 2013.

  • U.S. Army Forces Command farewells senior staff members

    Jan 25, 2013

    Gen. David M. Rodriguez, commanding general, U.S. Army Forces Command (FORSCOM), hosted a General Officer/Senior Executive Service member farewell ceremony, Jan. 25, 2013, in General George C. Marshall Hall, at Fort Bragg, N.C., as three key senior members of the FORSCOM staff move on to other Army assignments.

  • U.S. Army Europe commander visits 'Sky Soldiers' in Italy

    Jan 28, 2013

    U.S. Army Europe commander Lt. Gen. Donald M. Campbell Jr. recently visited with Soldiers of the 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team at Caserma Ederle in Vicenza, Italy, thanking them for their contributions to USAREUR's partnerships with Italy and Europe and applauding the brigade's successful completion of its most recent combat tour.

  • Military Intelligence heritage celebrated at monument dedication

    Jan 25, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - When the commanding general and command sergeant major of the U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence uncovered the Military Intelligence Crest Monument in front of Fort Huachuca's Alvarado Hall on Wednesday, they concluded the final event in a year-long commemoration of the gold and silver anniversaries of the MI Branch and Corps. The monument itself is a bronze cast replica of the MI Branch and MI Corps crests, with a description of the symbolism and history of each mounted on the stone pedestal below. The bronze crests were designed to complement the MI Sphinx, also located in front of the Intelligence Center headquarters.

  • 404th AFSB supports American Samoa ROTC ACU drive

    Jan 25, 2013

    The 404th Army Field Support Brigade is lending its help in an ACU drive for JROTC and ROTC personel at American Samoa. Col. Leafaina Yahn was apprised of the need during a visit to Samoa last year.

  • Old Soldiers Never Die …

    Jan 25, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Col. Rich Rivera, Network Enterprise Technology Command, assistant chief of staff, G-1 and Sgt. Maj. Aurora Patterson, NETCOM assistant chief of staff, g-1, sergeant major presided over the Quarterly Installation Retirement ceremony and awarded six retirees with 144 years of combined military service with awards for their service to the United States.

  • Live-fire exercise

    Jan 25, 2013

    A howitzer team assigned to Battery B, 3rd Battalion, 320th Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team "Rakkasans", 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), fires their M119A2 Howitzer during a live-fire exercise at Camp Clark, Afghanistan, Jan. 14, 2013. The 105mm was shot in support of a training mission to certify forward observers from the 1st Squadron, 33rd Cavalry Regiment.

  • 'Maintaineers' showcase combat, medical skills at JRTC

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers assigned to Company C, 801st Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, showcased their tactical combat skills during a situational training exercise at the Joint Readiness Training Center in Fort Polk, La., Jan. 16.

  • 'Maintaineers' roll through OEF deployment training

    Nov 30, -0001

    Some would say one of the most challenging things a military unit does before a deployment is refining their tactics, techniques and procedures (TTPs) and troop leading procedures (TLPs).

  • Staff Sgt. Clint Romesha Army years photos

    Feb 7, 2013

    Staff Sgt. Clint Romesha Army years photos

  • Corps of Engineers recognizes Plain, Wis., contractor for safe work

    Jan 25, 2013

    ST. PAUL, Minn. -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, recently announced Edward Kraemer & Sons, Inc., as the recipient of its 2012 Superior Safety Performance Award -- Large Contractor for safe and accident-free work during major construction modifications at Lock and Dam 3, near Red Wing, Minn.

  • General relinquishes command, bids 'adieu' to Fort Huachuca

    Jan 25, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Maj. Gen. Gregg Potter, commanding general, U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence and Fort Huachuca, said his goodbyes to the Soldiers, Families, friends and supporters from Fort Huachuca and the surrounding communities, during the formal relinquishment of command ceremony on Brown Parade Field Thursday.

  • Army engineering team marks a year of solutions in theater

    Jan 25, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- A team of U.S. civilian engineers and technicians deployed to Afghanistan recently marked one year of solving Soldiers' technological hurdles. The U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command Field Assistance in Science and Technology-Center, or RFAST-C, Forward Deployed Prototype Integration Facility provides a platform for its subject matter experts' knowledge and talents to be translated into battlefield solutions, said Michael Anthony, the team's director.

  • Staff Sgt. Clint Romesha family and friend photos

    Feb 7, 2013

    Staff Sgt. Clint Romesha microsite photos

  • 503rd MP Battalion returns home from Afghanistan

    Jan 25, 2013

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. -- Family and friends greeted the Soldiers of Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 503rd Military Police Battalion, 16th MP Brigade as they returned home Jan. 14, from a nine-month deployment to Afghanistan.

  • Nascar shows the importance of teamwork

    Jan 25, 2013

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. -- Fort Bragg Soldiers participated in the Earnhardt-Ganssi Pit Crew Challenge at the 525 Battlefield Surveillance Brigade motor Jan. 18. The event was organized by the Fort Bragg Garrison Community Relations Division in conjuction with the Earnhardt-Ganassi Pit Crew Team to provide Soldiers with an insight into NASCAR pit crew teamwork in a friendly environment.

  • 57th Presidential Inaugural Parade supported by Fort Bragg paratroopers

    Feb 14, 2013

    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- It has been more than 40 years since the 1st Battalion, 319th Airborne Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division has marched down Pennsylvania Avenue in support of the Presidential Inaugural Parade.

  • Robots in operating rooms support rapid return to duty

    Feb 13, 2013

    Surgeons using robots in the operating room at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, the nation's largest military medical treatment facility, ensure many patients experience less pain, less blood loss, and shorter recovery times, according to the physicians and patients.

  • Warrior Transition Brigade welcomes new commander

    Jan 25, 2013

    In a ceremony held Jan. 17 at Naval Support Activity Bethesda, National Capital Region Warrior Transition Brigade (WTB) welcomed their new brigade commander, Col. Michelle Fraley. The assumption of command took place in the gymnasium of Building 17 and gave Soldiers assigned to the brigade a chance to hear words of support from their outgoing commander, Col. Jean Whalen, one last time.

  • BMW Factory Rider explains motorcycle safety, techniques to servicemembers

    Jan 25, 2013

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. -- Whether you're a motorcycle rider or not, there is no limit to learning more about a two-wheeled vehicle, improvement on riding skills and keeping yourself safer on the road.

  • Army Community Service offers free employment seminars to employees of closing garrison

    Jan 25, 2013

    U.S. Army Garrison Baden-Württemberg might be closing its doors by the end of the summer, but Army Community Service staff in Heidelberg is working overtime to continue its programs, classes and initiatives.

  • Giving safety a fighting chance

    Jan 25, 2013

    When you hear "combatives training," safety probably isn't the first thing that comes to mind.

  • Taking SHAPE: USACE projects key to organization's future

    Mar 3, 2014

    MONS, Belgium -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is managing a major push into upgrading decades-old buildings on the NATO base here as part of an endeavor that will have a lasting impact on the culture and mission of Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe, military and education leaders say. The centerpiece is a multinational-funded, $146 million construction project at SHAPE International School, the largest under way within USACE Europe District.

  • Joint base tax centers help filers in military community

    Jan 25, 2013

    The tax man's coming, and two centers on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall stand ready to help active duty service members, retirees and Family members electronically file their taxes free of charge.

  • CIF closes for inventory

    Jan 25, 2013

    The Central Issue Facility on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall closed Jan. 22 for 100 percent annual inventory. CIF, located in Bldg. 313 on the Fort Myer portion of JBM-HH, will remain closed until opening for regular business hours Feb. 3.

  • DPW deploys new anti-icing program

    Jan 25, 2013

    After the three massive snow storms dubbed "Snowmageddon" hit Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall in February 2010, the Directorate of Public Works invested in upgrading its snow-fighting capability and improving snow removal operations on JBM-HH. The cornerstone of the DPW's snow fighting strategy is a new anti-icing program using salt brine.

  • High school practices for inaugural on base

    Jan 25, 2013

    Three days before the Jan. 21 event, 135-plus youth from President Barack Obama's high school alma mater lined up along Sheridan Avenue on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall to rehearse for the 57th presidential inaugural day parade.

  • Joint base tax centers help filers in military community

    Jan 25, 2013

    The tax man's coming, and two centers on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall stand ready to help active duty service members, retirees and Family members electronically file their taxes free of charge.

  • Military Intelligence --this week in history. 30 January 1945

    Jan 25, 2013

    Alamo Scouts participate in POW Camp Raid, Liberating 511 Allied Prisoners

  • Gillies relinquishes command, band retires two senior musicians

    Jan 25, 2013

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The U.S. Army Materiel Command Band hosted a relinquishment of command ceremony in the Villar conference room here, Jan. 23.

  • Taking Back Sunday performs at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait

    Jan 25, 2013

    Camp Arifjan, Kuwait -- Taking Back Sunday performs for service members and civilians at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait Jan. 17, 2013. The six-piece band played songs for more than 200 service members and civilians. "I would like to say thank you for having us and lending us your time, and for everything you do," said Adam Lazzara, lead singer of Taking Back Sunday. "For us to come out to the base and see how life is; you guys sacrifice a lot."

  • Students go around the world in 120 minutes

    Jan 25, 2013

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea -- Casey Elementary School students grabbed their passports, buckled their seatbelts and turned on their listening ears to enjoy a trip around the world without even leaving school grounds Jan. 15. Almost 70 students, along with their parents, took part in the school's Read Around the World. For the afternoon reading trip, the children had the opportunity to visit four of eight "countries" the school had set up in their classrooms. The children's choices included the Czech Republic, Turkey, Germany and the Choctaw Nation.

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