Archive: Jan 2013

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  • A few dollars and a lot of ingenuity protect Soldiers and CROWS

    Feb 28, 2013

    Spending a few dollars to realize a huge savings is a good deal especially when Soldiers' lives can be saved at the same time.

  • Martin Luther King Jr. remembered in Area I: Speaker says King had immense impact on improved race r

    Jan 25, 2013

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea -- The life and words of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. played a profound role in helping America move toward greater racial harmony and respect for civil rights, a guest speaker at Camp Casey told an audience attending a Jan. 15 observance of King's birthday.

  • Watch out for foreign agents: Authorities say spies eye U.S. troops in hopes of gleaning intelligenc

    Jan 25, 2013

    It's a Friday night and a group of Soldiers are getting the weekend started at their favorite bar off post. It's a place where the Soldiers feel comfortable, where they can unwind, talk smack, drink beer and where they and the bar employees know one another by first name. The Soldiers feel themselves among friends. But according to U.S. Army intelligence authorities, friends aren't necessarily the only ones in the room.

  • Army's top general tours Area I; His wife visits Camp Casey, eyes facilities, meets 2ID Soldier spou

    Jan 28, 2013

    The need for full-time family readiness advisers in Warrior Country and improving job opportunities for military spouses are among key issues the wife of the Army's top general will pass on to her husband, she said during a visit to Camp Casey, South Korea, last week.

  • 5th Signal Command hosts NCO induction ceremony

    Jan 25, 2013

    WIESBADEN, Germany (January 17, 2013) -- More than 100 Soldiers from nine units based on Lucius D. Clay Kaserne passed through an arch highlighting a time-honored tradition of induction into the NCO Corps Jan. 17 at the Taunus Theater here.

  • CSF2 provides family members, Army civilians with better resilience training tools

    Jan 25, 2013

    Comprehensive Soldier and Family Fitness now provides a new feature for family members and Army civilians.

  • Joint contracting exercise commences

    Jan 25, 2013

    More than 300 participants, trainers and support staff arrived at Fort Bliss, Texas, as part of Joint Contracting Readiness Exercise 2013, the U.S. Army Contracting Command's annual contingency contracting readiness exercise.

  • CYSS continues excellence with NAEYC accreditation

    Jan 24, 2013

    U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan's Child, Youth and School Services has earned reaccreditation from the National Association for the Education of Young Children. The accreditation showcases the CYSS' capability of supporting Servicemembers, Families and Civilians with a quality child care consistent in every field of the NAEYC inspection.

  • New water pumps at Yongsan, South Korea save money

    Jan 25, 2013

    U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan, South Korea, took a big step forward to save tax payers' dollars by replacing deteriorated in-line pumps at the well water intake station to brand new efficient pump. The garrison expects to save over $1.3 million by not purchasing City Water.

  • BAMC welcomes new Commander, Command Sergeant Major

    Jan 25, 2013

    After leading Brooke Army Medical Center through the greatest changes in its history, Maj. Gen. M. Ted Wong relinquished command Jan. 24 to Col. Kyle Campbell in ceremonies on Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston.

  • New Evaluation System: Helping leaders keep the best

    Jan 30, 2013

    The Army is in the process of changing the way it evaluates officers, said the commanding general of the Army Human Resources Command during a briefing, Jan. 23 at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.

  • Dancing with the Stars winner speaks about recovering from IED

    Jan 24, 2013

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. -- Army veteran and Dancing with the Stars winner J.R. Martinez gives the keynote address at the annual meeting of the Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula's foundation in Monterey Jan. 17.

  • Free tax filing for many through POM tax center

    Jan 24, 2013

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. -- The Presidio of Monterey is again offering free income tax preparation assistance and free electronic filing through the Presidio Tax Center.

  • Program Executive Officer for Ammunition visits JMC Headquarters/Iowa AAP

    Jan 24, 2013

  • Secretary of Defense rescinds 'Direct Ground Combat Definition and Assignment Rule'

    Feb 7, 2013

    Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey signed a memo Jan. 24, 2013, paving the way for more women to serve in direct combat roles and in more military occupational specialties that are now open only to males.

  • Arlington Cemetery debuts upgraded welcome center

    Jan 25, 2013

    Arlington National Cemetery's endeavor to inform of its past and to educate visitors continued to move forward Jan. 20, 2013, with the official opening of a revamped welcome center.

  • RTS-Maintenance Fort McCoy earns 3-year reaccreditation, Institution of Excellence status

    Jan 24, 2013

    Regional Training Site-Maintenance at Fort McCoy has been reaccredited, and, in the process, earned its third-consecutive Institution of Excellence designation. RTS-Maintenance provides vehicle and equipment repair and maintenance training to members of the Army Reserve and other Army branches. Maj. Victor O. McGee, RTS-Maintenance commandant, said the reaccreditation is valid for three years. Prior accreditation/reaccreditation occurred in 2006 and 2009. Every RTS-Maintenance organization must be accredited, McGee said. "The Institution of Excellence designation shows we go above and beyond the call to provide training support to our students."

  • Many happy returns

    Jan 24, 2013

    JBLM Tax Center reopens with focus on helping junior enlisted Soldiers and Airmen.

  • Ordnance Soldiers support "Food for Paws"

    Jan 24, 2013

    Soldiers from Echo Company, 832nd Ordnance Battalion and the 59th Ordnance Brigade Chaplain's Office, part of the U.S. Army Ordnance School, supported the Chesterfield County Humane Society "Food for Paws" program with a donation of pet food and other supplies Jan. 22.

  • Soldier an active part of city's poetry circuit

    Jan 24, 2013

    Not many people can find poetry in a bottle of pop.

  • JCRX-13 participants share experiences

    Jan 25, 2013

    FORT BLISS, Texas - After five days of warrior task training during the Army Contracting Command's Joint Contracting Readiness Exercise 2013 here, participants are "feeling it."

  • Illowa Bi-State CFC raises $600K-plus for 2012

    Jan 24, 2013

    The Illowa Bi-State Combined Federal Campaign held its annual award ceremony Jan. 23 at the Arsenal Club, Building 60. During the 2012 campaign, 2,226 donors gave a total of $610,191 to the CFC. ASC's contribution to this was $75,919.

  • Tax Center opens Wednesday

    Jan 24, 2013

    The Fort Jackson Tax Center will open for business at the end of the month.

  • JCRX-13 Kicks Off

    Jan 24, 2013

    More than 300 participants, trainers and support staff arrived at Fort Bliss, Texas, as part of Joint Contracting Readiness Exercise 2013, the U.S. Army Contracting Command's annual contingency contracting readiness exercise.

  • PEO C3T leader retires leaving lasting memories

    Jan 24, 2013

    As deputy of PEO C3T, Mr. Bill Sverapa oversaw a workforce of 1,600 who provided Soldiers with the integrated networks, radios, computers, servers and other hardware and software they require for their missions.

  • World War II tanker visit

    Jan 25, 2013

    A 91-year-old World War II tank veteran, James Jones, visited Camp Shelby Joint Forces Training Center on Nov. 30, 2012. He was a member of the only African American tank unit to see action in World War II.

  • 'I Have a Dream' speech re-enacted at Natick

    Jan 24, 2013

    Nearly a half-century after it was delivered, his "I Have a Dream" speech was re-enacted Jan. 23 during a celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday at Natick Soldier Systems Center.

  • Army eliminates Direct Ground Combat Definition, Assignment Rule

    Jan 24, 2013

    Secretary of the Army John McHugh and Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Raymond T. Odierno announced Jan. 24, 2013, that the Army is eliminating the Direct Ground Combat Definition and Assignment Rule, which limited the assignment of women Soldiers in various jobs and job assignments.

  • New Jersey employers, elected officials watch de-mobilization process of Guard Soldiers

    Jan 25, 2013

    A group of employers and elected officials traveled to Fort Hood, Texas, Jan. 16, 2013, to visit citizen-Soldiers from the New Jersey Army National Guard's 117th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion going through their demobilization process after an almost one-year deployment to Afghanistan.

  • Bulldogs take a bite out of 158th AOB

    Jan 24, 2013

    The 6th Military Police Detachment Bulldogs started their intramural basketball season off right as they brought their strong defense to pull out a win in their first game.

  • New guidelines outlined for cervical cancer screening

    Jan 24, 2013

    Lyster Army Health Clinic celebrates Cervical Cancer Awareness Month this month by encouraging women to stay educated on the new recommendations for cervical screening.

  • Yoga gives sense of balance to patients

    Jan 24, 2013

    Twice a week in a quiet, dimly lit room at Lyster Army Health Clinic, Soldiers and retirees gracefully transition from eagle pose to warrior pose during their hour yoga session.

  • Post offers numerous options for various tastes

    Jan 24, 2013

    For those short on time or are not wanting to travel very far, Fort Rucker offers a host of dining options for various palates.

  • Shopping, volunteering go together at shop

    Jan 24, 2013

    Shopping and volunteering are two activities that usually don't go together, but at the Fort Rucker Thrift Shop people have a place to donate, shop, volunteer and consign.

  • SHARP helps victims, aids in prevention

    Mar 29, 2013

    Victims of sexual assaults sometimes find it difficult to find their voice and seek help, but the Army's Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention program offers those who have been victims of sex crimes a way to find that voice.

  • 214th Fires Brigade leaders show 'care' for Soldiers

    Jan 24, 2013

    FORT SILL, Okla. (24 Jan. 2013) -- Soldiers of 214th Fires Brigade "Leaders" brigade took part in a "We Care" Getaway Jan. 14-17 at Forward Operating Base Mow-Way here.

  • Fitness Expo promotes exercise, health in New Year

    Jan 24, 2013

    Hundreds of fitness enthusiasts attended the 2013 Health and Fitness Expo at Graves Fitness Center Jan. 17 to learn about Fort Belvoir's wide range of exercise programs, participate in aerobics workouts with certified instructors and visit with several workout program and equipment vendors from the local area. The event, sponsored by the Fort Belvoir Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Sports and Fitness, aimed to promote healthy physical activity and proper nutritional habits to everyone who lives, works and plays on the installation.

  • Fort Rucker honors 12 retirees

    Jan 24, 2013

    Dozens of friends, Families and coworkers showed their support during a retirement ceremony Jan. 18 at the U. S. Army Aviation Museum when Fort Rucker honored 12 retiring Soldiers and civilians.

  • Fort Rucker celebrates diversity during Black History Month

    Feb 14, 2013

    Many men and women from various ethnic groups and cultures answer the call of Army service, and Fort Rucker celebrates its diversity during Black History Month in February.

  • Friendships help Northern Virginia Players during 'Little Mermaid' production

    Jan 24, 2013

    The Northern Virginia Players wowed audiences and raised money for Hurricane Sandy relief efforts Jan. 11-12 and Friday and Saturday during performances of "The Little Mermaid, Jr." at the Family Worship Center in Springfield, Va. The shows were performed by two completely separate casts, who performed a total of six shows the past two weekends, and consisted of 58 total actors, ages 8-18, with nearly half the cast made up of local military children.

  • 101st Airborne Division to induct Sabo to Medal of Honor Rotunda tomorrow

    Jan 24, 2013

    101st Airborne Division to hold ceremony this Friday to honor former "Screaming Eagle" Soldier, Specialist Leslie Sabo Jr., who made the ultimate sacrifice during combat in the Vietnam War.

  • Program celebrates life of Dr. MLK Jr.

    Feb 14, 2013

    Soldiers and Family members came together to remember the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. during a commemorative program at the post theater Jan. 17.

  • Hire Our Heroes Job Fair focuses on military spouses

    Jan 24, 2013

    Military spouses and retired veterans in the National Capital Region spoke with company representatives, received resume suggestions and worked on their interviewing skills during the Hiring our Heroes Military Spouse Business Alliance Career Forum at the Fort Belvoir Community Center Jan. 16. The fair was geared towards helping military spouses find employment more easily by bringing in companies that make it a point to hire them.

  • Operations Security on Internet is vital for everyone

    Jan 24, 2013

    In today's world of Facebook, Twitter and other social media sites it is vital that Soldiers, Family members and government employees are aware of the personal and professional information they put on these sites. Information about upcoming missions, training exercises and even personal information like when a Family will be on vacation should be left off social media sites.

  • Army studying special operators' nutritional needs

    Jan 25, 2013

    A typical service member in garrison needs to consume about 3,250 calories a day for sustenance. Maj. Aaron Crombie, Ph.D., of the Military Nutrition Division, U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine, is in the process of estimating how much more a special operator should eat.

  • 1-17th Field Artillery families experience life at FOB on 1/17

    Jan 24, 2013

    FORT SILL, Okla. (24 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.

  • Fort Belvoir Soldier lives his dream, participates in Inaugural Parade

    Jan 24, 2013

    A Fort Belvoir Soldier, who dreamed of joining the Army while playing Soldier, as a child, with his brother and father, is living his dream in ways he never imagined. Sgt. Marcello Araya, a 299th Engineer Multi-Role Bridge Company, supply sergeant, was selected by his first sergeant to march along with other Army Reservists in the 2013 Presidential Inauguration Parade for President Barack Obama, Monday, from the U.S. Capitol to the White House. Sgt. Darren Cox, 299th Engineer Multi Role Bridge Company training sergeant, was also selected to march in the parade.

  • Fort Sill Soldier Army's top air defender

    Jan 24, 2013

    FORT SILL, Okla. (24 Jan. 2013) -- A Fort Sill air warrior was named the Army Missile Defender of the Year 2012 by the Missile Defense Advocacy Alliance during a ceremony Jan. 11, in Arlington, Va.

  • Gate change relieves congestion

    Jan 24, 2013

    Long lines of traffic at the Daleville Gate during peak hours may be a thing of the past as Directorate of Public Safety officials added an additional inbound lane to alleviate some of the wait.

  • Soldiers school college students

    Jan 24, 2013

    In the brush and brambles near Gate 1, 24 Calvin College students lay facedown in the dirt, performing pushups and rowers as Soldiers called cadence. "So far it's going great," said Jenna Heethuis, a junior, as she performed a windmill exercise.

  • 911 operators take top honors

    Jan 24, 2013

    There's no "typical" day for operators in a 911 call center. "We've handled everything from calming a lost child in distress to helping people deliver babies to directing someone on performing CPR over the phone," said Chief Jeff Craig, 911 manager, Directorate of Emergency Services. "You name it, my folks can handle it."

  • Combat Engineers recount reasons for success in Afghanistan bomb-clearing mission

    Jan 25, 2013

    Airborne combat engineers with 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, discussed how combining an infantry maneuver element with their route-clearance patrols helped them keep enemy forces knocked back on their heels during 1/82's recent deployment to Afghanistan's volatile Ghazni Province.

  • Shooting complex opens to community

    Jan 24, 2013

    With the crackle of gunfire and disintegrating red ribbons, the Cheyenne Mountain Shooting Complex opened Wednesday as officials from Fort Carson and the Pikes Peak community came together to celebrate.

  • USAREUR CSM visits 30th Medical Command

    Jan 30, 2013

  • JCRX-13 Week 1 Update

    Jan 24, 2013

    Video update from the first week of JCRX-13

  • Unit Ministry Team STX Lane at JRTC

    Nov 30, -0001

    U.S. Soldiers from the 4th Brigade Combat Team, Personal Security Detatchment, 101st Airborne Divison, conduct a combat patrol exercise along with the Brigade Chaplin, MAJ Mark Morgan, to provide security for him while meeting with a local Mullah. Jan. 18, 2013, at Fort Polk, La. Produced by Sgt. Bradley Parrish. Also available in high definition.

  • JCRX-13 Week 2 Update

    Jan 24, 2013

    Video update from the second week of JCRX-13

  • Celebrating Martin Luther King Day tri-signed letter

    Jan 24, 2013

    Celebrating Martin Luther King Day tri-signed letter

  • 21st TSC Soldiers provide full-spectrum support, training for Patriots to Turkey

    Jan 30, 2013

    The 21st Theater Sustainment Command is providing logistical support as part of NATO's commitment to Turkey's security. Key elements of that support include setting up a staging base and arranging for living quarters, meals, training and fuel for those in Turkey as part of the Patriots to Turkey mission.

  • Commando is 'No. 1 Spartan'

    Jan 24, 2013

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Running plays an important part in the life of a Soldier, from daily morning physical fitness and weekend fun runs to the annual Army Ten-Miler. Running builds stamina and endurance. It can also bring out the competitive spirit.

  • Fort Drum Soldiers participate in Warrior Games assessment, selection clinics

    Jan 25, 2013

    Soldiers assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 85th Infantry Regiment (Warrior Transition Unit), at Fort Drum, N.Y., recently participated in the third round of the U.S. Army Warrior Transition Command Warrior Games assessment and selection clinic held in Colorado Springs, Colo.

  • 4-31 Infantry Soldiers conduct 'Immortal Quadrillathon'

    Jan 24, 2013

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Soldiers of A Company, 4th Battalion, 31st Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, pushed themselves to their limits Jan. 9 during the unit's PT Challenge.

  • Making memories

    Jan 24, 2013

  • Not your grandfather's pinups, but they still work

    Jan 24, 2013

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL, N.Y. -- For as long as there has been an army, Soldiers have found innovative ways to stay connected back to the home front. After all, the letters, lockets, post cards, and photos have helped Soldiers endure the harsh realities of war, as well as the tyranny of distance from what was important to them. At a small Army post in upstate New York, machinists and office workers today also adorn their work areas, as Soldiers often have, with items that help them stay connected to the world outside of the U.S. Army's Watervliet Arsenal fence line.

  • Army Community Service staff collects clothing for job-seeking clients

    Jan 24, 2013

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Having a professional resume and portfolio prepared are just two things people should think about when preparing for a job interview.

  • 18th Military Police Brigade welcomes new command team

    Jan 24, 2013

    The 21st Theater Sustainment Command's 18th Military Police Brigade held a change of command and responsibility ceremony on Rhine Ordnance Barracks, Jan. 17, to welcome a new command team and farewell the outgoing team.

  • Fort Drum community honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

    Jan 24, 2013

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- As Soldiers and civilians from the Fort Drum community gathered Jan. 16 at the Commons to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., leaders pointed out that King's "dream" lives on.

  • Maj. Gen. Potter relinquishes command of the U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence

    Jan 24, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Maj. Gen. Potter relinquishes command of the U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence in a ceremony today. Yesterday, units rehearsed on Brown Parade Field. Soldiers' commands echo across Old Post.

  • AFAP members prepare for annual conference

    Jan 24, 2013

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- After a year of gathering, sorting and accepting issues, Fort Drum Army Family Action Plan representatives are busy preparing for the annual conference next week.

  • 10th Mountain heroes attend inauguration

    Jan 24, 2013

    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The year 1863 was one of the most fateful in our nation's capital. It began with the Emancipation Proclamation on Jan. 1, and ended with a celebration of the new Capitol dome crowned by the Statue of Freedom in December.

  • 21st TSC assists helicopter offload at Belgian port

    Feb 2, 2013

    Elements of the 21st Theater Sustainment Command assisted the 838th Transportation Battalion, Kleber Kaserne, Kaiserslautern, Germany, with the offload of nearly 50 Army helicopters and associated components from a cargo ship at the port here, Jan. 17.

  • Three for one, one for all

    Jan 28, 2013

    READING, Pa. - Soldiers may find themselves holding many different jobs and responsibilities over the course of their military career, but leadership has always remained the driving force behind the integrity and success of the US Army.

  • Fallen infantryman memorialized by CTF 4-2

    Nov 30, -0001

    In Company B, 1st Battalion, 38th Infantry Regiment, Sgt. David Chambers was the example of leadership for soldiers including Sgt. Adam Taylor.

  • Military spouses conduct training to become more resilient

    Feb 11, 2013

    DONGDUCHEON, South Korea --The Warrior Spouse Resilience Training Program was held at the Camp Casey Golf course in Dongducheon, South Korea, January 24, 2013. Spouses from 2nd Infantry Division attended this training to learn coping skills to handle everyday life challenges as military spouses. (U.S. Army photos by Pfc. Kim Han-byeol, 210th Fires Brigade Public Affairs Specialist).

  • Yongsan hospital honors namesake commander

    Jan 24, 2013

    YONGSAN GARRISON, South Korea - The Soldiers and staff of the 121st Combat Support Hospital remembered Col. Brian D. Allgood during a ceremony here Jan. 17.

  • Student ambassadors visit Eighth Army Headquarters

    Jan 24, 2013

    Korean college students had a unique opportunity to learn about Eighth Army during a visit to Yongsan Garrison, South Korea.

  • Nurse case managers support WTB Soldiers in health care journey

    Jan 24, 2013

    Susan Reynolds is like a quarterback on the health care field. Being ready to receive any information and execute a care plan precisely is the nature of her job as a nurse case manager at the Fort Carson, Colo., Warrior Transition Battalion.

  • 421st Multifunctional Medical Battalion Soldier earns USAREUR human resources award

    Jan 28, 2013

    U.S. Army Europe recognized Spc. Denicio Diaz, a 421st Multifunctional Medical Battalion Soldier as its 2012 Human Resources Soldier of the Year.

  • From rounding the bases to visiting a base: Major Leaguers tip hats for Texas reservists

    Jan 26, 2013

    HOUSTON (Jan. 23, 2013) -- Troops at a military installation here received a personal visit from current and former Major League Baseball players today. The service members were visited at Ellington Field Joint Reserve Base by personnel from the Houston Astros baseball club. The visit was held as part of the ballclub's annual traveling community outreach program, known as Astros CAREavan.

  • Bragg soldiers take up NASCAR Pit Crew Challenge

    Jan 24, 2013

    Soldiers stationed at Fort Bragg, N.C., race for the fastest time in the NASCAR Pit Crew Challenge Jan. 17, 2013.

  • Pacific Signaleers Welcome Command Sgt. Maj from Korea

    Jan 23, 2013

    FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii -- Command Sgt. Maj. Allen Braswell received the noncommissioned officer sword from Command Sgt. Maj. Travis L. Cherry during a change of responsibility ceremony here at historic Palm Circle Jan. 17. With this ceremonial action, the 516th Signal Brigade officially welcomed the Signal Corps' newest senior enlisted leader to its ranks.

  • 101st Airborne Division to case colors, ready for Afghanistan deployment

    Jan 24, 2013

    The 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) will hold its colors-casing ceremony Jan. 25, 2013, to mark its upcoming deployment to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

  • Maryland, California Reserve units learn C-IED fundamentals

    Jan 23, 2013

    McGREGOR RANGE, N.M. -- Division West's 5th Armored Brigade conducted Counter-Improvised Explosive Device training here recently for Soldiers of the 352nd Military Police Company from Maryland and the 382nd Military Police Detachment from California. (Photos by Capt. Lynda Cobb, 1st Battalion, 361st Engineer Battalion, 5th Armored Brigade, Division West)

  • The 'Dream' lives on: Fort Lee pays tribute to America's peaceful warrior

    Jan 23, 2013

    FORT LEE, Va. (Jan. 23, 2013) -- Singing, recitals, reenactments and speeches marked the 23rd Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Observance Jan. 16 at the Memorial Chapel.

  • Maneuver Center key player in Centers of Excellence collaboration

    Jan 24, 2013

    The Maneuver Center of Excellence at Fort Benning, Ga., is playing a key role in one of the Army's largest internal collaboration efforts.

  • Army South commander, Colombian army leaders reinforce strong bonds

    Jan 31, 2013

    BOGOTA, Colombia -- U.S. Army South's commanding general, Maj. Gen. Frederick S. Rudesheim, traveled to Bogota, Colombia, Jan. 21-25 where he met with the U.S. Ambassador, P. Michael McKinley, took part in discussions with key leaders in the Colombian army and visited various military installations.

  • Home for wounded vet breaks ground

    Jan 24, 2013

    Soldiers, veterans and members of the Columbus-area community came together Jan. 21, 2013, to honor wounded veteran Sgt. 1st Class Michael Schlitz during a groundbreaking ceremony for his new home in Fortson, Ga.

  • Fort Lee child care facility earns accreditation

    Jan 23, 2013

    FORT LEE, Va. (Jan. 23, 2013) -- Child Development Center Yorktown -- one of four FMWR-sponsored CDC facilities on Fort Lee -- has earned accreditation from the National Association for the Education of Young Children, the organization that promotes excellence in the field of early childhood learning and development across the United States.

  • Army Reserve Soldiers march in Presidential Inaugural Parade

    Jan 23, 2013

    People from around the world turned on their television sets to watch the 57th Presidential Inauguration on Jan. 21, but maybe none were more excited than a few people in the Ukraine waiting for that special moment during the Presidential Inaugural Parade when they would catch a glimpse of their loved one.

  • Army showcases latest technologies at All-American Bowl

    Jan 24, 2013

    SAN ANTONIO -- The U.S. Army showed off its latest technology advancements, including the Containerized Kitchen that can serve three hot meals a day for up to 800 soldiers, at the Army All-American Bowl Jan. 5.

  • Comprehensive Soldier

    Jan 23, 2013

  • Soldiers Update: Inaugural 21-Gun Salute

    Nov 30, -0001

    The Old Guard prepares to give the President a 21 gun salute after his inauguration.

  • Japanese forces visit Home of Sustainment

    Jan 23, 2013

    The Combined Arms Support Command hosted a visit by Maj. Gen. Kiyoshi Ogawa, Logistics Department Ground Staff Office director, and members of the Japan Ground Self Defense Force Jan. 15. The command was the first stop of the group's three-day logistics-orientated tour, which included visits to the Pentagon and Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va.

  • St. Paul District employee wins Corps of Engineers construction award

    Jan 23, 2013

    ST. PAUL, Minn. -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Mississippi Valley Division recently announced its selection of Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District employee Eric Johnson as the recipient of its 2012 Construction Hard Hat of the Year Award.

  • Gospel tour lineup changes

    Jan 23, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Grammy nominee and Stellar and Dove Award-winning recording artist Kierra "Kiki" Sheard will join the lineup of artists on the 2013 United As One Gospel Tour coming to APG Jan. 27. Sheard replaces Le'Andria Johnson who is unable to accompany the tour due to other commitments.

  • Reps sought for community committee

    Jan 23, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Garrison APG is seeking additional representatives for its newly formed Community Voice Committee (CVC).

  • Health of the Force: Action teams promote injury prevention for trainees

    Jan 24, 2013

    If injuries can be prevented early on in basic training, it will create a healthier force for tomorrow. That's the idea behind a two-year pilot program under way on Fort Benning, Ga.

  • Arctic Wolves, Flying Dragons team up for medevac training

    Jan 24, 2013

    Soldiers from the 1st Battalion, 5th Infantry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, teamed up with the 1st Battalion, 52nd Aviation Regiment, to conduct air medical evacuation training at Fort Wainwright Alaska's Combined Arms Collective Training Facility, Jan. 14-16, 2013.

  • 1st Infantry Division Soldiers get 'Royal' welcome

    Jan 23, 2013

    Hall of Fame Kansas City Royals third-baseman George Brett got a firsthand look at Soldiers reuniting with their loved ones Jan. 22 as more than 200 Soldiers from the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, returned to Fort Riley from Afghanistan. While the stands were packed with cheering Family members and other loved ones, the visitors from Kansas City, most of whom wore blue Royals jerseys, watched from the sidelines, taking photos and video with their phones. The group included Brett, pitcher Jeremy Guthrie, Royals broadcasters Rex Hudler and Jeff Montgomery, mascot Sluggerrr and other members of the Royals staff.

  • Hone public speaking, leadership skills with Toastmasters

    Jan 23, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - If you'd like to overcome the fear of public speaking, communicate more effectively and improve leadership skills, consider joining a Toastmasters club at APG.

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