Archive: Jan 2013

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  • Thrift Shop Sends Care Packages To Soldiers

    Jan 23, 2013

    REDSTONE ARENAL, Ala. -- "Sorry, it has taken me so long to get an email out to you. But we have been staying very busy and always trying to catch up on sleep in our free time. I can't tell you how much I appreciate you and everyone involved for sending me packages. It's nice to receive things from back home when you are so far from home."

  • Soldiers mark inauguration as once-in-a-lifetime experience

    Jan 23, 2013

    Breath-taking. Overwhelming. Awe-inspiring. Once in a life time. That's how four Soldiers described their inaugural experience. First Army Division East Soldiers became a part of history Monday when they not only attended the Presidential Inauguration of our 44th president, but also the Commander-in-Chief's Ball. "It was amazing," said Staff Sgt. Nate Gregg, a native of Darlington, S.C. "I've been looking forward to this moment for a very long time, and I was honored to be there."

  • Community Classes Focus On Space Family Needs

    Jan 23, 2013

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- As the manager of the Exceptional Family Member Program at Army Community Service, Natalie Taylor plays an important role in the lives of the military families she serves.

  • Serving With Success On Two Sides Of A Career

    Jan 23, 2013

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- For 27 years and counting, Stephen Strand has served the nation in a dual-hatted career.

  • Annual Feast Delivers Hunters' Best Harvest

    Jan 23, 2013

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Your taste buds haven't lived until they've savored wild game.

  • Multiservice Effort Keeps Aircraft Flying

    Jan 23, 2013

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The Base Realignment and Closure Act of 2005 -- known for bringing the Army Materiel Command, the Security Assistance Command, the 2nd Recruiting Brigade and other new tenants to Redstone Arsenal -- can also take credit for growing the local footprint of a joint Department of Defense organization involved in providing aviation and missile parts for the Army.

  • New Indoor Pool Will Make Splash

    Jan 23, 2013

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Members of Team Redstone who like to make a splash in their workout no longer need to wait for the summer months to do so on post -- they can dive right into the new Redstone Aquatics Center.

  • 405th AFSB hosts grand opening of Army Oil Analysis Program facility in Kaiserslautern, Germany

    Jan 23, 2013

    The 405th Army Field Support Brigade Commander Col. Christopher Roscoe and Command Sgt. Maj. Bryan Kroontje hosted a ribbon cutting and grand opening Dec. 14 for the Army Oil Analysis Program facility at the Kaiserslautern Army Depot.

  • Chief of Chaplains speaks at religious endorsers conference

    Jan 23, 2013

  • Army civilian misconduct talks key to efficiency

    Jan 23, 2013

    SEMBACH, Germany -- U.S. Army Garrison Kaiserslautern hosted the 2013 Civilian Misconduct Conference Jan. 13 at the Sembach Community Activities Center. The theme of the conference was to "ensure the safety, good order and discipline within military communities." The daylong event brought together misconduct officers from three Army garrisons, Air Force authorities, German Polizei and vital community resources, like substance abuse counselors and school liaison officers.

  • Watervliet shaving costs, improving quality from the ground up

    Jan 24, 2013

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL, N.Y. -- The Secretary of Defense last December spoke before the National Press Club to explain his vision and strategy for the future of the U.S. military in a speech titled, "The Force of the 21st Century." To some of those who have been at the Arsenal since the 1980s, this talk may bring back memories of the last "peace dividend" that was touted after America's success after the first Gulf War when the Arsenal's workforce declined from nearly 2,800 to just below 500.

  • Presidential Inauguration Parade

    Jan 23, 2013

    U.S. Army Soldiers participate in the 57th Presidential Inauguration Parade in Washington, D.C., Jan. 21, 2013 along Pennsylvania Avenue from the U.S. Capitol to the White House.

  • USAPHC Web-based courses save money, satisfy demand

    Jan 23, 2013

    In an era of decreasing budgets and limited funds for travel, managers have struggled to find ways to ensure they keep a highly-trained and competent workforce.

  • Integrated C5ISR effort wins Army Acquisition Excellence Award

    Jan 23, 2013

    To counter insurgent activity in Iraq, the Army introduced capabilities that put sensors onto various towers and aerostats. Today, nearly every operating base of significant size has one or more of these intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) and force protection platforms providing day-and-night over watch of our bases, forces, allies and the Afghan people.

  • Student jazz musicians wow Landstuhl crowd

    Jan 23, 2013

    LANDSTUHL, Germany - Student musicians wrapped the 2013 Department of Defense Dependents School Europe Jazz Seminar with a free concert at Landstuhl's Stadthalle on Jan 17. Professor Jiggs Whigham, a well-known jazz trombonist and educator, led the ensemble. The packed house enjoyed 90 minutes of big band jazz, focused on the music of Stan Kenton. The concert was the culmination of the weeklong DoDDS-Europe seminar, which celebrated its 30th anniversary this year.

  • Texas Guardsmen build international relationship through training

    Jan 23, 2013

    As the troops navigate the urban sprawl, they exercise their newly learned techniques for detainee operations, quickly clearing rooms and ensuring a safe patrol. With precisely coordinated movements, they engage a combatant, carefully disarming the individual and placing him in protective custody. Demonstrating their well-rehearsed tactics, they issue orders and deftly serpentine the terrain. These orders, however, are not in English.

  • Garrison gymnastics program motivates young people

    Jan 23, 2013

    LANDSTUHL, Germany -- Tumbling across mats, balancing on beams and flipping over uneven bars offers children at U.S. Army Garrison Kaiserslautern more than just an extracurricular class. The gymnastics program, part of the garrison's Child, Youth & School Services program, creates an opportunity for young people to work hard, learn healthy habits, find discipline and compete locally, said instructor Petra McPherson. For McPherson, nothing is greater than a watching a child increase their self-esteem.

  • Leveraging the Army's Culture of Discipline to Enhance Mission Effectiveness

    Jan 23, 2013

    To meet tomorrow's challenges; the U.S. Army must leverage the Army's culture of discipline to change Army Power and Energy behavior and refocus, making Energy a consideration in everything we do. Change begins with education.

  • Chaplains assist Guardsmen during 57th Presidential Inauguration

    Jan 23, 2013

    It's cold in the capital, but the chapel at the National Guard armory was warm. On Friday, Jan. 18, 2013, the room was full of chaplains who had arrived in the city to assist about 6,000 Guardsmen volunteering for duty supporting the 57th Presidential Inauguration.

  • Everyone Has a Story: Leadership that produces results

    Jan 23, 2013

    1/22/2013 - FORT EUSTIS, Va. -- "It takes courage to become a good leader. You have to be fearless enough to take risks, but also learn from your mistakes," said Lolethia D. Gordon.

  • The Army Moves Toward Renewable Energy Goal for 2025

    Jan 23, 2013

    The Army's goal to deploy 1 gigawatt of renewable energy projects by 2025 will help ensure that Army installations achieve high levels of energy security in the event of conventional grid outages.

  • A journey in time: Soldier finds German grandfather's grave in Italy

    Jan 25, 2013

    On a serene Sicilian hillside, an American Soldier recently placed a small flower bouquet beside the name of a fallen German soldier.

  • Lab testing seeks data on modified gunner protection design

    Jan 24, 2013

    With a newly developed Virtual Environment Test Bed scientists and engineers at the Target Behavioral Research Laboratory at Picatinny Arsenal, N.J., can record how Soldiers react and perform inside a newly modified Objective Gunner Protection Kit.

  • Joint project develops airfield damage repair materials, techniques

    Jan 23, 2013

    The U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center together with the U.S. Air Force (USAF) Civil Engineer Center and the Air Force Research Laboratory have combined forces to repair damaged runways -- materials, equipment, and methods -- used by USAF fighter jets and cargo planes.

  • Soldiers for a day

    Jan 23, 2013

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- Soldiers assigned to 1st Battalion, 17th Field Artillery, 75th Fires Brigade celebrated "1-17th day" with their family members Jan. 17, at Forward Operations Base Moway.

  • On the job at Tobyhanna: Techs perform metal photo processing

    Jan 23, 2013

    Chris Mayer, a metal photo processor here, inspects a film positive prior to transferring the image onto photographic film. Mayer works in the depot's Components Plating Branch, Systems Integration and Support Directorate.

  • U.S. Army Garrison Fort A.P. Hill Town Hall

    Jan 23, 2013

    In October 2012 the Fort A.P. Hill command group asked members of the AP Hill team to take the Command Climate Survey to identify how "We" were doing and where "I" needed to place additional Command emphasis to improve both the quality of life and the quality of our mission.

  • Army War College Fellows visit Natick

    Jan 24, 2013

    Army War College Fellows at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Tufts University and Harvard University learned about the important work done at the Natick Soldier Systems Center during a Jan. 18 visit to the installation.

  • Mask facility receives praise for customer service

    Jan 28, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- The Mask Issue facility serves all installation chemical workers who are required to have two M40A1 masks properly fitted for use at any time -- one for operational use and one in case of an emergency.

  • 3 local Soldiers save another Soldier's life

    Jan 24, 2013

    Three local Soldiers, two from the 2nd Cavalry Regiment and one from the 172nd Infantry Brigade, looked to their Army training, bravery and gumption to save a man's life after a train ran over him at the Hauptbahnhof in Nurember, Germany, Dec. 22, 2013.

  • Testing for radon recommended for healthy living

    Jan 23, 2013

    Learn how to protect your family from high radon levels during National Radon Action Month.

  • Latest way to get fit in Vicenza

    Jan 23, 2013

    Are you interested in increasing fitness skills as part of your New Year's resolutions? If yes, a good opportunity for an effective workout may be available at the newly opened facility known as The Bubble, where Burn Your Fat Off classes are being held Wednesdays and Fridays using TRX equipment.

  • MLK Day celebration honors King's tenacity

    Feb 4, 2013

    Continuing King's legacy means "A day on, not a day off"

  • Bathe in beer in the Czech Republic

    Jan 23, 2013

    Travelers bathe in a unique spa experience in the Czech Republic.

  • The cure for cabin fever: get the family outdoors

    Jan 23, 2013

    There's a picture of me and my sisters in cheesy 70's snowsuit with our dad who had strapped the baby to his back; all of us on cross-country skis. My mother had taken the photo from the front porch, telling us stay out of the house for at least two hours. As a child you don't know the phrase "cabin fever", but as an adult you quickly learn that the kids will go nuts if you keep them cooped up during the long, cold winter months. As a result of a cooped-up whining child of my own, I was more than willing to shell out the exorbitant cost of private ski lessons for her just so I could get two hours of peace and silence up in the mountains. Though, I kindly dressed her in a cheesy 2010 version of a 70's style snowsuit.

  • American music strikes a chord

    Jan 23, 2013

    A wide range of American musical styles were in evidence as the Soldiers' Theatre celebrated the third anniversary of its monthly Music Café program Jan. 19. From traditional jazz and Elvis in the 1950s, through the blues, soul and rock explosions of the '60s, to the hip-hop and punk of today, American musical influence has been alive and kicking around the world, including Italy.

  • Army Under Secretary discusses the future of the Army with Soldiers in Korea

    Jan 23, 2013

    Under Secretary of the Army Joseph W. Westphal discusses the future of the Army with Soldiers stationed at Camp Humphreys, 17 Jan. 2013, Republic of South Korea (ROK). Westphal met with the Soldiers to recognize their contributions to the longstanding ROK-U.S. Alliance, and discuss their critical role as the Army rebalances to the Asia Pacific region. Westphal visited Camp Humphreys during his Pacific AOR tour of Army units in Hawaii, Korea and Alaska. Under Secretary Westphal's visit to Korea underscores the strength of the ROK-U.S. Alliance and the U.S. Army's commitment to sustain land power in the Asia Pacific region. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Bernardo Fuller)

  • Vicenza examines CDC employee records

    Jan 23, 2013

    In this commentary, USAG Vicenza Commander, Col. David Buckingham, assures community members can be confident about the safety of their children in Vicenza CDC's.

  • Darby Military Community Ops Center takes lead role

    Jan 23, 2013

    As times change, so do the ways we conduct business. In a sign of the times, the Darby Military Community Directorate of Training, Plans, Mobilization and Security office has come online and changed its name to the Darby Military Community Operations Center.

  • Army Under Secretary pays tribute to Korean War hero

    Apr 2, 2013

    Under Secretary of the Army Joseph W. Westphal meets General (Ret.) Paik Yun Sup, the Korean Army's first four star general, 17 Jan. 2013, Seoul, Republic of South Korea (ROK). During his remarkable career, General (Ret.) Paik Yun Sup served as commander of the First Field Army, the Army Chief of Staff, and the Chairman for the ROK Joint Chiefs of Staff until his retirement in May 1960. Following his military career, General (Ret.) Paik Yun Sup served as Korea's Ambassador to the Republic of China on Taiwan, France, and Canada. He also served as Minister of Transportation and is credited with the development of the Seoul Metropolitan Subway. Moreover, General (Ret.) Paik Yun Sup is the author of "From Pusan to Panmunjom: Wartime Memoirs of the Republic of Korea's First Four-Star General, Paik Sun Yup". Under Secretary Westphal's visit to Korea underscores the strength of the ROK-U.S. Alliance and the U.S. Army's commitment to sustain land power in the Asia Pacific region. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Bernardo Fuller)

  • Catching the wind with Vicenza ODR

    Jan 23, 2013

    ALLEGHE', Italy - Flying into the air off a 15-foot jump, doing 360s and other tricks, and landing on what looks like an airbag or giant pillow is a rush that snowboarders like Chris Wolff and Reid Erickson look forward to whenever the first snow begins to fall.

  • Army Band bugler selected to model for Arlington National Cemetery statue

    Jan 23, 2013

    Staff Sgt. Jesse Tubb's roles are numerous at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va. He's a Soldier. He's a member of The U.S. Army Band, "Pershing's Own."

  • Soldier highlights importance of networking and mentorship for Transition.

    Jan 24, 2013

    U.S. Army Reservist transitions off of Active Duty service in Afghanistan and speaks of the importance of networking to find employment.

  • Army hospital unveils Wi-Fi for patients, families

    Jan 23, 2013

    Patients and their families will soon be able to text, email or just browse the Internet from their commercial, personally-owned wireless devices at San Antonio Military Medical Center, thanks to a new guest wireless pilot program set to launch in late January.

  • Soldier Spotlight: Getting to know Sgt. Terry R. Hams

    Jan 23, 2013

    Soldier Spotlight: Getting to know Sgt. Terry R. Hams

  • Soldiers in Japan foster bi-lateral relationships

    Jan 23, 2013

    The 83rd Ordnance Battalion hosted approximately 50 Japanese military, government and municipal community leaders for a New Year's Reception at the Harbor Club at Akizuni Pier 6, in Kure, Japan, Jan. 16, 2013.

  • Soldiers and Spouses explore intimate communication at retreat

    Jan 22, 2013

    Soldiers of the U.S. Army, Pacific Contingency Command Post and Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion attended a Strong Bonds "Love Retreat" recently, hosted by Army Chaplain Maj. William Killough and co-instructed by his wife, Holly at the Hale Koa Hotel in Waikiki, Hawaii, Dec. 19-21.

  • CFC Hawaii-Pacific raises over $5.7 million

    Jan 22, 2013

    The Hawaii-Pacific Combined Federal Campaign raised over $5.7 million from Oct. 1 through Nov. 16. A ceremony recognizing the fund raising effort was held aboard the U.S.S. Missouri Jan.16 on Ford Island and hosted by U.S. Army Pacific.

  • Living well in spite of food allergies

    Jul 26, 2013

    Food allergies are on the rise and are a growing concern in our society, but you can still live well in spite of them. The number of those with allergies is 2 to 5 times higher than 30 years ago, according to a recent MSNBC headline. Why they are rising is a mystery. Speculation ranges from being too clean to too dirty, blames food production techniques, and even to points to global warming as a possible culprit. Though the rise in food allergies is difficult if not impossible to identify, the bottom line is still proper management of food allergies.

  • USASAC holds Foreign Military Sales Relationships Day for Industry

    Jan 23, 2013

    The U.S. Army Security Assistance Command will hold a Foreign Military Sales Relationships Day for industry and business representatives Feb. 5 from 1:15 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Chamber of Commerce of Huntsville/Madison County.

  • Army Reserve Soldiers march on Pennsylvania Avenue during 57th Presidential Inaugural Parade

    Jan 23, 2013

    WASHINGTON D.C. -- 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 Ukraine waiting for that special moment during the Presidential Inaugural Parade when they would catch a glimpse of their loved one.

  • Walking on thin ice: Know before you go

    Jan 23, 2013

    Ice fishing in Kansas can be a fun and enjoyable activity, but it can also be a dangerous one. Knowing what to look for and what to do in if something happens is important to make sure that everyone comes home safely.

  • New Army network gets final check-out on way to field

    Jan 24, 2013

    As Soldiers prepare to deploy with the Army's new tactical communications network later this year, Army engineers are stretching the equipment to its limits to ensure it can support complex, on-the-move operations and extend the range of communications to the farthest edges of the battlefield.

  • Alaska essential to Army rebalance in the Pacific

    Jan 23, 2013

    Under Secretary of the Army Joseph Westphal, capped a tour of the U.S. Pacific Command region with a visit to troops and training facilities in Alaska.

  • Real Warriors NFL event

    Jan 22, 2013

    Soldiers and Airmen from Joint Base Lewis-McChord attend an event hosted by the Real Warriors Campaign. Service members and former NFL players discuss the stresses of reintegration as well as how to cope and find help when dealing with emotional and psychological issues.

  • Pennsylvania Reserve engineers learn construction skills

    Jan 22, 2013

    McGREGOR RANGE, N.M. -- Division West's 5th Armored Brigade conducted engineer construction training here recently for Soldiers of the Army Reserve's 377th Engineer Company. The engineers are training for their deployment to Afghanistan. (Photos by Lt. Col. John Clements, 3rd Engineer Battalion, 364th Regiment, 5th Armored Brigade, Division West)

  • Decisive Action Training Rotation at NTC

    Jan 22, 2013

    3rd Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division is participating in Decisive Action Training Rotation at the National Training Center, Fort Irwin, Calif.

  • Obama thanks service members, families at CINC Inaugural Ball

    Jan 23, 2013

    During the Commander-in-Chief's Inaugural Ball, Jan. 21, 2013, in Washington, D.C., some 4,000 Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Marines and Coast Guardsmen gathered to help President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama celebrate the start of his second term.

  • Soldier relives traumatic experience, implores others to seek help

    Jan 23, 2013

    "I was driving my Ford station wagon across the Woodrow Wilson and was suddenly back in Da Nang."

  • Cleanup, remediation contract management shifts to MICC

    Jan 22, 2013

    Officials here are undertaking administration and oversight responsibilities for one of the largest contracts in the Mission and Installation Contracting Command following award Jan. 10 of the first task order for environmental remediation.

  • Fallen leader's legacy remembered

    Nov 30, -0001

    Family, friends, and soldiers from 4th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division gathered to honor the life and legacy of Staff Sgt. Wesley R. Williams in a memorial ceremony at Evergreen Chapel, Jan. 16.

  • Military Intelligence --this week in history. 23 January 1968

    Jan 22, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - The USS Pueblo, initially an Army general purpose supply vessel, was built in 1944. Although retired in 1954, it came back into service in 1966 under Operation Clickbeetle, a joint Naval Intelligence and National Security Agency (NSA) effort. The operation involved converting cargo ships to spy vessels outfitted with state-of-the art equipment to intercept signals communications. The repairs involved creating a metal room known as the Sod Hut, where technicians operated the surveillance gear to intercept and gather sonar, radar and other types of signals communications. Clickbeetle was actually inspired by Soviet surveillance operations dating back to the late 1950s.

  • QSPd Soldiers must take action now to not lose ability to transfer Post 9/11-GI Bill benefits

    Jan 22, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Soldiers who were considered by fiscal [year] 2013 Sergeant First Class and Sergeant Major/Command Sergeant Major boards and who could be involuntarily separated from active duty through the Qualitative Service Program, or QSP; need to transfer their Post 9/11-GI Bill education benefits to their dependents (if desired) prior to Jan. 31. If a Soldier is QSPd when the official list comes out Jan. 31, by law there is no way they will later be able to transfer these benefits to an eligible dependent

  • Instructors honored during luncheon designed specifically to recognize them

    Jan 22, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, Az. - The U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence's Staff and Faculty Development Division, or SFDD, hosted an Instructor Recognition Luncheon on Jan. 10 to celebrate the achievements of its best instructors during the past year. This was a revival, as it has been many years since the last one was held.

  • Soldiers, civilians march to remember Dr. King's legacy

    Jan 25, 2013

    "Whatever affects one directly affects all indirectly. I can never be what I ought to be until you are what you ought to be. That is the interrelated structure of reality." "Nothing in all the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity." WIESBADEN, Germany - During his lifetime Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. stood as a towering role model for doing what's right in the face of discrimination, cruel injustice and a staggering silent majority.

  • Fort Huachuca represents Army in 12K Cross Country Championships

    Jan 23, 2013

    Capt. Ken Foster, Company A, 304th Military Intelligence Battalion, was selected to participate in the 2013 Cross Country Championships in St. Louis, Feb. 2, 2013.

  • Martin Luther King, Jr., remembered, honored

    Feb 14, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - The Fort Huachuca Military Equal Opportunity Office hosted a Martin Luther King Jr. Day observance on Wednesday at the Thunder Mountain Activity Center with a guest speaker, musical entertainment and traditional food sampling.

  • Take care of self, family during flu season

    Jan 22, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - The flu season is here and there has been an increase in the number of people diagnosed with Influenza, especially on the East Coast of the United States. Locally, the majority of the patients who have presented to Raymond W. Bliss Army Health Center, or RWBAHC, are younger children and adults who have not received their vaccines.

  • GPS data collection underway at Fort Huachuca, Army cemeteries

    Jan 22, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Work is underway at the Fort Huachuca cemetery to update the Army's accountability for all fallen service members. The process involves both government representatives and contractors to assist in the collection, data refinement and GPS data collection of all cemetery-related features. The on-site field collection started Jan. 10.

  • Fort Meade Opens new USO Service Center

    Jan 22, 2013

    Fort Meade celebrated the formal opening of its new USO-Metro Fort Meade Center on Tuesday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and reception attended by more than 400 people.

  • Deployed Soldiers receive community donation

    Jan 23, 2013

    Soldiers from the 92nd Military Police Company currently deployed to Afghanistan will soon receive care packages courtesy of the employees at the video store in the Rheinlander Community Club in Baumholder, Germany.

  • Baumholder works to minimize personnel cuts

    Jan 22, 2013

    A slapstick newcomers video, and a look at Baumholder's past, present and future set an upbeat tone at the U.S. Army Garrison Baumholder personnel assembly Jan. 16 but the downside came when it was announced that five personnel positions will be affected by a reduction in force action.

  • New Afghan Uniformed Police District HQ completed in Kushk

    Jan 23, 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers delivered a newly completed Afghan Uniformed Police District Headquarters to Afghan authorities, Jan. 20, 2013, in Kushk District, Herat Province.

  • South Korea-based troops take part in inaugural ball

    Jan 22, 2013

    American and South Korean troops joined the Commander-in-Chief Ball in Washington, D.C., via satellite from Camp Casey, South Korea, Jan. 22, 2013.

  • PRT Nangarhar meets with district sub-governors

    Feb 1, 2013

    U.S. Army Soldiers from Provincial Reconstruction Team Nangarhar, a U.S. Army-led team from Forward Operating Base Finley-Shields, conducted key leader engagements Jan. 12 and 13, with Afghan district sub-governors in Nangarhar Province.

  • Soldiers support Inaugural Parade

    Jan 22, 2013

    Army units led the Inaugural Parade for President Obama Jan. 21, 2013 and more than 2,100 service members marched in the parade. About 5,000 troops in all supported the 57th Presidential Inauguration.

  • Medical training prepares Afghan police for sustainability

    Jan 22, 2013

    Afghan Uniformed Police members received training on field medical techniques from Soldiers with Security Force Assistance Team Tombstone at the Spin Boldak District Police Headquarters, Kandahar Province, Afghanistan, Jan. 19, 2013.

  • Concert for military kids kicks off inaugural weekend

    Jan 22, 2013

    Thousands of kids from around the country took in the musical performances of Usher, Katy Perry and Mindless Behavior as guests of Michelle Obama and Jill Biden, Ph.D., in advance of the second inauguration of President Barack Obama.

  • 'Building Strong' for the people in Uruzgan province

    Jan 22, 2013

    Since 2009, the South District has been building infrastructure to promote security and stability in Badghis, Daykundi, Farah, Ghor, Helmand, Herat, Kandahar, Nimroz, Uruzgan and Zabul Provinces in Afghanistan.

  • Old Guard Caisson platoon horses earn retirement

    Jan 22, 2013

    After years of service to the 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard), Caisson horses earn their retirement through an adoption program ran by the Caisson platoon.

  • Soldiers, former NFL players discuss life after violence

    Jan 22, 2013

    Former professional football players met "real warriors," Jan. 12, 2013, and discovered they had a lot in common.

  • Corps of Engineers completes Army's largest solar array installation

    Jan 22, 2013

    The largest solar power system in the U.S. Army is coming online at White Sands Missile Range, N.M., and officials gathered, Jan. 16, 2013, to mark the occasion with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.

  • Yongsan looks forward to New Year

    Jan 22, 2013

    U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan hosted a New Year's Reception to recognize its accomplishments over the past year and to plan for a flourishing new year here, Jan. 17.

  • Army Reserve, Berks County leaders hold inaugural town hall meeting

    Jan 22, 2013

    READING, Pa. - State Sen. Judy Schwank and Maj. Mary Olodun, commander of 326th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment, 314th Public Affairs Operation Center, 412th Theater Engineer Command, following the Reserve center's inaugural town hall meeting Thursday.

  • Currahees begin rotation at the Joint Readiness Training Center

    Jan 24, 2013

    Soldiers from the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, traveled to Fort Polk, La., last week to begin rotational training at Fort Polk's Joint Readiness Training Center. JRTC is used for pre-deployment training on various scenarios that Soldiers may be faced with while serving their country over-seas.

  • 401st AFSB officer awarded Bronze Star Medal

    Mar 5, 2013

    Major Myrone B. Gaffney was awarded a Bronze Star Medal by the Honorable Heidi Shyu, assistant secretary of the Army for acquisitions, logistics, and technology, during an awards ceremony Jan. 15.

  • AMC Command team visits 401st AFSB

    Feb 8, 2013

    The AMC command team visited several 401st Army Field Support Brigade locations Jan. 15-16 to meet some of the people who are the face of AMC to the field and bring the Materiel Enterprise to support the Warfighter.

  • Senators check in on the troops at Bagram Airfield

    Jan 21, 2013

  • Fife and Drum Corps preps to escort President

    Jan 22, 2013

    When The Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps marches down Pennsylvania Avenue Jan. 21, 2013, during President Barack Obama's second inaugural parade, the 70-member group will be taking part in a tradition that can be traced back more than 230 years.

  • Connecting the components

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    After a visit to the Afghanistan Captured Material Exploitation Lab here, several Afghan officials attended an evidence-based operations seminar to discuss issues regarding case filing and the importance of taking the proper steps to build cases.

  • RMI president visits Kwajalein schools

    Jan 23, 2013

    President Loeak tours both campuses and meets Marshallese students enrolled in the Ri'katak program.

  • Honoring Olympian, bombardier, POW survivor

    Jan 23, 2013

    The dining facility at USAKA was rededicated the "Captain Louis S. Zamperini Dining Facility" Jan. 16.

  • Army space warriors of 1st Space Battalion get new command sergeant major

    Jan 23, 2013

    Battalion welcomes CSM Ebrecht

  • Fort Gordon honors legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

    Jan 18, 2013

    Fort Gordon hosted their annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day observance Jan. 11.

  • BAMC 'Goes Red' to Raise Awareness of Heart Disease

    Jan 25, 2013

    On Feb. 1, Brooke Army Medical Center will join the nation in celebrating "Go Red Day," the American Heart Association's nationwide movement to raise awareness of heart disease and ensure women are aware of how to detect and prevent it.

  • ASC inducts its first NCO into Sergeant Audie Murphy Club

    Jan 18, 2013

    The Army Sustainment Command hosted its first Sergeant Audie Murphy Club induction ceremony Jan. 17 at Heritage Hall in Building 60. Sgt. 1st Class Matthew C. Favory was inducted into the prestigious noncommissioned officer-only association and serves as the provost marshal sergeant for ASC.

  • Foreign Language Labs Build Partnership Capacity

    Jan 18, 2013

    Tobyhanna Army Depot: Highly skilled Tobyhanna Army Depot specialists trek through some of the globe's most extreme environments to provide the means for allied forces to learn the English language. Enduring challenging working conditions in places like Burundi, Mozambique, Sri Lanka and Vietnam, these expeditionary volunteers install labs that overcome the language barrier so foreign military can work effectively with U.S. forces abroad.

  • The Army's Unceasing Enemy: Suicide

    Jan 18, 2013

    As the rate of suicides in the U.S. military continues to rise, presently exceeding those lives lost to combat, it is important to recognize that the Army, and its Medical Command championed numerous programs to assist Soldiers and their Families.

  • SMDC ensures safety is No. 1 priority

    Jan 18, 2013

    Forum is one avenue command uses to keep safety first

  • Aspiring leaders kick off new season of learning

    Nov 30, -0001

    "Great leaders aren't born that way - they are groomed," said Robert Thomas, structural engineer and Leadership Development Program facilitator. "Leadership is something you have to work at. That is why we are here: to train great leaders."

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