Archive: Oct 2013

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  • Full Scale Exercise proves Yongsan readiness

    Nov 3, 2013

    U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan conducted a Full Scale Exercise to train soldiers and civilians in the event of an emergency or military threat, Oct 22 -- Oct 24.

  • Area residents dispose of 60 pounds of medication here safely

    Oct 31, 2013

    Fort huachuca, AZ. - Area residents dispose of 60 pounds of medication here safely.

  • Marine assigned here wins Army IoQ award

    Oct 31, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - A Marine Corps instructor with Company D, 2-13th Aviation Regiment on Fort Huachuca, was the first person in his branch of service to garner an Army Instructor of the Quarter award both here at the 2-13th Army Avn. Regt. and at brigade level, 1st Army Aviation Brigade, Fort Rucker, Ala.

  • A military life and the road less traveled

    Oct 31, 2013

    How growing up in military family helped NFL player realize his dream.

  • Help, resources available to troops who step forward

    Oct 31, 2013

    FORT LEE, Va. (Oct. 31, 2013) -- Col. M.C. Stephen Cherry IV and his wife Laurie will forever share a close personal bond with Rebecca Morrison ... a survivor-suicide connection they would never wish on anyone.

  • ACC NewsBlast - Oct. 31, 2013

    Nov 1, 2013

    Weekly news wrap-up from around the world of Army Contracting.

  • Pathfinders jump toward next rendezvous with Destiny

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    Soldiers from F Company, 5th Battalion, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault,) Pathfinders, pose in front of a setting sun after completing the final jump for the Pathfinder company at Fort Campbell, Ky., Oct. 16, 2013. The soldiers completed an airborne operation that was the last in the 101st Airborne Division's history. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Duncan Brennan, 101st CAB Public Affairs)

  • Pathfinders jump toward next rendezvous with destiny

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    Pilots and crew from B Company, 6th Battalion, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault,) Pachyderms pose in front of the tail gate of a CH-47 Chinook helicopter after flying Pathfinders from F Company, 5-101st CAB on their final jump at Fort Campbell, Ky., Oct. 16, 2013. The dedication and willingness of the pilots and crew to fly in inclement weather allowed the Pathfinders to complete this historic jump. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Duncan Brennan, 101st CAB Public Affairs)

  • Pathfinders jump towards next rendezvous with destiny

    Nov 30, -0001

    Sgt. 1st Class Joshua Staugler, F Company, 5th Battalion, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault,) Pathfinders, jumpmaster, gives the hookup signal to the jumpers on board a CH-47 Chinook helicopter from B Company, 6-101st CAB, Pachyderms, during a jump exercise at Fort Campbell, Ky., Oct. 16, 2013. The jump was be the last airborne operation of the 101st Airborne Division. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Duncan Brennan, 101st CAB Public Affairs)

  • Pathfinders jump towards next rendezvous with destiny

    Nov 30, -0001

    The last jumper from F Company, 5th Battalion, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault,) Pathfinders, parachutes into the drop zone to the cheers of his fellow companymates during the last jump of the Pathfinder company at Fort Campbell, Ky., Oct. 16, 2013. The jump was the last airborne operation in the history of the 101st Airborne Division. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Duncan Brennan, 101st CAB Public Affairs)

  • Pathfinders jump towards next rendezvous with destiny

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    Soldiers from F Company, 5th Battalion, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault,) Pathfinders, practice parachute landing falls as part of airborne sustainment training under the watchful eye of Sgt. 1st Class Bryan Beville, F Company, 5-101st CAB, Pathfinders, airborne operations noncommissioned officer in charge, at the Sabalauski Air Assault School on Fort Campbell, Ky., Oct. 16, 2013. The soldiers practiced for a jump that was the last jump for the 101st Airborne. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Duncan Brennan, 101st CAB Public Affairs)

  • Wings of Destiny sergeants major conduct Army physical fitness test

    Nov 30, -0001

    Sgt. Reginald Banks, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 5th Battalion, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault,) temporary duty noncommissioned officer paces Sgt. 1st Class Jimmie Jones, F Company, 2nd Squadron, 17th Cavalry Regiment, platoon sergeant during the running event of the Army physical fitness test held near 101st CAB headquarters at Fort Campbell, Ky., Oct. 9, 2013. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Duncan Brennan, 101st CAB Public Affairs)

  • Wings of Destiny sergeants major conduct Army physical fitness test

    Nov 30, -0001

    Sgt. Frans Vandiepenhuisen, C Company, 5th Battalion, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault,) UH-60 Black Hawk crew chief performs the situps while Sgt. 1st Class Jimmie Jones, F Company, 2nd Squadron, 17th Cavalry Regiment, platoon sergeant holds his feet and Sgt. 1st Class Paul Goeman, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 101st CAB, operations noncommissioned officer grades the event ensuring all repetitions were conducted properly during an Army physical fitness test held at 101st CAB headquarters, Fort Campbell, Ky, Oct. 9, 2013. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Duncan Brennan, 101st CAB Public Affairs)

  • Wings of Destiny sergeants major conduct army physical fitness test

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    Staff Sgt. Marleny Castrejon, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault,) taskings noncommissioned officer grades Staff Sgt. Ronnie Ables, D Company, 1st Battalion, 101st CAB, technical inspector on his pushups during an Army physical fitness test held at 101st CAB headquarters, Fort Campbell, Ky., Oct. 9, 2013. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Duncan Brennan, 101st CAB Public Affairs)

  • Dismounted patrol

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    Soldiers from Headquarters Support Company, 96th Aviation Support Battalion, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault,) conduct a dismounted patrol through an obstacle course during medical first responder training at Fort Campbell, Ky., Oct. 24, 2013. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Duncan Brennan, 101st CAB Public Affairs)

  • Pulling security

    Nov 30, -0001

    Maj. Steven Huber, executive officer, 96th Aviation Support Battalion, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault,) pulls security while his teammates move into position to treat simulated casualties during first-responder training at Fort Campbell, Ky., Oct. 24, 2013. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Duncan Brennan, 101st CAB Public Affairs)

  • Prepare for extraction

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers from Headquarters Support Company, 96th Aviation Support Battalion, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), strap a simulated casualty into a Skedco litter for extraction during medical first responder training at Fort Campbell, Ky., Oct. 24, 2013. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Duncan Brennan, 101st CAB Public Affairs)

  • Moving out

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers from Headquarters Support Company, 96th Aviation Support Battalion, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), extract simulated casualties on foot during medical first responder training at Fort Campbell, Ky., Oct. 24, 2013. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Duncan Brennan, 101st CAB Public Affairs)

  • U.S. Army Chief of Staff National Geographic Interview

    Oct 31, 2013

  • Two-day Haunted Hayride requires lengthy planning process

    Oct 31, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - While the spookiness of the Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Directorate's Haunted Hayride is described as "not for the faint at heart," few FMWR patrons realize the entire production is not for the "undedicated and unmotivated." This year's Haunted Hayride took place Oct. 25 and Saturday at Wren Arena, but few attendees might know that two nights of Halloween fun require over a month's worth of planning.

  • Officer credits hospital team, Army family with saving daughter's life

    Oct 31, 2013

    Delaney Saslav, only three at the time, nearly drowned while attending a pool party with her parents.

  • FH, City pair up, bring special needs information to area

    Oct 31, 2013

    Fort Huachuca and the City of Sierra Vista teamed up for the first time for the fifth annual Sierra Vistability Day Saturday with the shared goal of informing the community about services available to those with special needs.

  • Hawaii vendors vie for Commissary, Soldier business

    Oct 31, 2013

    The coordinated opportunity for local Hawaii businesses to have their products sold in Hawaii military commissaries first sprang to life in 1997, and is now in full-flower, as evidenced Oct. 16, as military representatives met with local vendors during the 16th annual American Logistics Association (ALA) Hawaii Show.

  • USACE Galveston District awards contract for geotechnical services at dredging placement area

    Oct 31, 2013

    GALVESTON, Texas -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District, awarded a contract in the amount of $178,798.11 to Quaternary Resource Investigations LLC for routine soil sampling and laboratory testing at the Alexander Island Dredge Material Placement Area adjacent to the Houston Ship Channel.

  • AMSAA begins another year of mentorship

    Oct 31, 2013

    ABERDEEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- The U.S. Army Materiel Systems Analysis Activity began another year of mentorship with Aberdeen Middle School for the 2013-2014 school year.

  • AMC employees win a U.S. Government Information Security Leadership Award

    Oct 31, 2013

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The U.S. Army Materiel Command was announced as a recipient of the U.S. Government Information Security Leadership Award in the community awareness category Oct 29.

  • 405th AFSBn-Germany receives 'Herculean' effort in support of European Activity Set mission

    Oct 31, 2013

    The arrival of the M88A2s was just the tip of iceberg of equipment arriving in EUCOM from multiple AMC locations throughout the world to support the building of the European Activity Set. Some of the EAS equipment will come from CONUS, South Korea, Afghanistan, Kuwait, and AFSBn-Italy (Livorno). Other equipment is currently in possession of the Army in Europe and will also be sent to Tower Barracks to fill the EAS requirements.

  • USALSA adopt-a-plot initiative promotes friendly competition, beautifies post

    Oct 31, 2013

    What started as one person's dislike of weeding has turned into an inter-division gardening competition at the U.S. Army Legal Services Agency on Fort Belvoir. The eight plots of ground interspersed in the concrete patio behind USALSA now all have a combination of pumpkins, flowers, mulch or scarecrows, as part of the agency's "Adopt-a-Plot" initiative.

  • USALSA commander has special connection with Fort Belvoir

    Oct 31, 2013

    The U.S. Army Legal Services Agency's newest commander, Brig. Gen. Charles N. Pede, has a unique connection to Fort Belvoir -- his father also commanded an agency here 30 years ago. Former Brig. Gen. August R. Pede commanded Computer Systems Command (now the Network Enterprise Center) just blocks from the USALSA building -- inspiring his son to continue the tradition of service.

  • Holiday mailing deadlines announced

    Oct 31, 2013

    U.S. Postal Service officials released a list of mailing deadlines and tips for the upcoming holiday season this month. All standard post packages addressed to servicemembers with an APO/FPO address must be mailed by Nov. 12 to arrive by Christmas.

  • Authors visit USO to kick off Operation Thriller IV

    Oct 31, 2013

    Five bestselling thriller authors visited Fort Belvoir's USO Warrior and Family Center Oct. 24 before heading to Europe and the Middle East on the USO and Armed Forces Entertainment's fourth "Operation Thriller" tour. The tour is designed to bring troops and their Families "a touch of home this Halloween season" according to the USO of Metropolitan Washington. This year's authors are Harlan Coben, No. 1 New York Times bestselling author of Six Years; Stay Close; Live Wire; and others; Philip Margolin, author of 17 New York Times bestselling legal thrillers including Sleight of Hand; F. Paul Wilson, New York Times bestselling author of the "Repairman Jack" novels, including Dark City, and winner of the Bram Stoker Award for Lifetime Achievement; Kathleen Antrim, award-winning author of the political thriller Capital Offense; and Heather Graham, New York Times bestselling author of more than 100 novels including the most recent, The Night is Forever. All five are members of the International Thriller Writers organization.

  • Simulator firing range provides marksmanship training at lower cost

    Oct 31, 2013

    With a blast of gunfire, Soldiers fired not bullets, but lasers at Fort Belvoir's Essential Skills Trainer simulated marksmanship range Oct. 25. The noise is one of many factors that make the indoor range seem like the real thing -- such as the M9 pistols, M16 rifles and M60 machine guns that are identical to actual weapons, down the weight of the cartridges -- except for the fact that they don't require bullets.

  • Servicemembers honored at USO Gala, Sgt. Craig D. Warfle recognized as USO Soldier of the Year.

    Oct 31, 2013

  • DPW develops draft plans for 12th Street revitalization

    Oct 31, 2013

    The Fort Belvoir Directorate of Public Works completed two draft concept plans last month for the revitalization of the south side of 12th Street. The four-phase project will be completed sometime before 2020, according to Chris Landgraf, DPW master planner. Both concept plans involve the relocation of the Belvoir Federal Credit Union and Dunkin' Donuts. Fort Belvoir's housing partner, Clark-Michaels, designed the concept sketches. The group is a conglomeration of Clark Realty Capital and Michaels Management Services.

  • Belvoir USO wins design, construction awards

    Oct 31, 2013

    Fort Belvoir's USO Warrior and Family Center won a Presidential Citation for Universal Design from the Washington Chapter of the American Institute of Architects, AIA DC, Oct. 3. The award recognizes facilities with an exceptionally accessible design, said Brian Pilot, project manager STUDIOS Architecture, the USO building's lead architect company.

  • Class helps military children be safe, secure online

    Oct 31, 2013

    Military youth learned how to stay safe in cyberspace during the community's first "Safe and Secure Online" class for children Oct. 22 at the USO Warrior and Family Center. The event was sponsored by Booz Allen Hamilton as part of Holding Down the Homefront, a series of USO programs focused on taking care of military Families. October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month.

  • FRG leaders to discuss holiday assistance programs

    Oct 31, 2013

    Fort Belvoir's Family Readiness Group will sponsor a Nov. 7 roundtable at the Army Community Service building to discuss its holiday assistance programs. The event will take place from 10:30 a.m. to noon, according to Carol Janer, FRG program manager. ACS' holiday assistance program, Operation Sugarplum, will provide gift cards to Families of servicemembers and Department of Defense civilians to help get through the holiday season. The roundtable is intended specifically for FRG group leaders and unit representatives, as well as personnel from local organizations that help military Families.

  • Program allows Soldiers to earn civilian IT credentials

    Nov 1, 2013

    Partnership offers service members the opportunity to earn industry recognized IT certifications before transitioning out of the military.

  • Hundreds attend job fair sponsored by ACAP, ACS

    Oct 31, 2013

    The Army Career and Alumni Program and Army Community Service sponsored a job fair Oct. 24 at the Fort Belvoir Community Center. Hundreds of people came out to visit with the more than 30 employers looking to hire candidates with military experience. Joline Miller, ACAP contractor installation manager, said she was impressed with the turnout for the event. Employers attending the job fair represented many fields, including human resources, medicine and administration.

  • USO Fall Fest provides Family fun

    Oct 31, 2013

    Military Families attended the Halloween-themed 5th annual USO Fall Fest on Saturday, a candy-free event. More than 800 people attended the Fall Fest, according to K.J. Stevens, USO programs coordinator. Candy was not provided at the event, in honor of the USO's yearlong push for healthy eating

  • USAG Fort A. P. Hill hosts Halloween 5K Run and Walk

    Oct 31, 2013

    More than 50 runners and walkers of all ages participated in the annual Fort A.P. Hill Halloween 5-Kilometer Run and Walk on Oct. 31.

  • Black Sheep conduct medical training

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    Soldiers from Headquarters Support Company, 96th Aviation Support Battalion, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), conducted Eagle first responder training at Fort Campbell, Ky., Oct. 24, 2013.

  • Fort Jackson gets a head start on Halloween

    Oct 31, 2013

    Visitors are spooked by ghostly creatures haunting the Trail of Terror at Twin Lakes Saturday. Halloween events will continue on Fort Jackson today with trick-or-treating in the housing from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

  • Post celebrating military families in November

    Oct 31, 2013

    To support the many contributions the military family provides for the American Soldier, Fort Jackson has announced Military Family Appreciation Month events throughout November.

  • VIDEO: Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall CDC Playground Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

    Oct 31, 2013

    Ribbon cutting ceremony commemorating the grand opening of the Cody Child Development Center's new playground Oct. 18, on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall.

  • Iron Aviator -- close call in competition

    Oct 31, 2013

    As two competitors raced neck and neck up a hill near Beaver Lake Oct. 24 it seemed that a tie might be in order for Team 3 and Team 8. That was until one competitor collapsed from exhaustion just 50 yards from the finish line.

  • Holston Modernizes for Current and New Explosives

    Nov 5, 2013

    Modernization improves current processes and brings new possibilities to Holston AAP.

  • Fort Rucker 10-Miler team breaks record

    Oct 31, 2013

    Staff Sgt. David Seymour led the eight member Fort Rucker Ten Mile Team to a second-place division finish Oct. 20. in Washington during the 29th running of the Army Ten-Miler Race.

  • B.E.S.T. offers forum for Soldiers

    Oct 31, 2013

    The Army is a fruit salad of individuals who come together from different backgrounds and experiences which collide to make a delicious and successful combination, and to ensure that the salad blends together correctly the Fort Rucker garrison command team has put together a new program to hear from an important ingredient -- its female Soldiers.

  • Native Americans' service to Army, nation recognized

    Nov 1, 2013

    "Throughout our Army's 238-year history, American Indians have served valiantly and with distinction in times of peace and war, while also fighting for the right to be an equal part of our nation," said Army leaders.

  • Fort Rucker honors 11 retirees

    Oct 31, 2013

    On a day when Fort Rucker hosted area retirees for Retiree Appreciation Day and the Retiree Health Fair, the post took it a step further by honoring nine Soldiers and two civilians -- the newest to enter the retired ranks -- at the quarterly retirement ceremony Oct. 25.

  • ACAP offers salary negotiation tips

    Oct 31, 2013

    Many times job seekers are so eager to have an offer that they forget to take advantage of the leverage they have at this critical moment. Your negotiating strength is never stronger than at the moment when the company invites you to join their team.

  • Garrison commander calls for access safety

    Oct 31, 2013

    Teammates, over the past few weeks I have seen a significant spike in speeding tickets as we have begun enforcing the speed limits at our various gates. We recently reduced the speed limits approaching each of our active vehicle barriers to 25 miles per hour.

  • Fort Rucker Post Theater celebrates digital, 3-D upgrades

    Oct 31, 2013

    Nearly a year after closing its doors to moviegoers, the Post Theater here will celebrate a grand-reopening Nov. 8. For the first time, Fort Rucker Soldiers and Families will be able to drive, or even walk to the theater, and take in first-run and Disney 3-D movies, according to Army and Air Force Exchange Service.

  • Disabled worker recognized by peers, installation

    Oct 31, 2013

    In conjunction with National Disability Employment Awareness Month the Equal Employment Opportunity Office recognized the winner of the 2013 Fort Rucker Outstanding Employee of the Year with a Disability Award -- Brian Fair.

  • Army captain wins female division in Marine Corps Marathon

    Oct 31, 2013

    Capt. Kelly Calway, who won the female division at the Marine Corps Marathon, Oct. 27, 2013, said she ran the race for all deployed service members.

  • Fair celebrates 39th year supporting retirees

    Oct 31, 2013

    Lyster Army Health Clinic hosted the 39th annual Retiree Health Fair Oct. 25 at the Fort Rucker Physical Fitness Facility in honor of Retiree Appreciation Day, educating retirees on numerous health and insurance topics.

  • Event highlights 'Courage'

    Oct 31, 2013

    "There are many kinds of courage. Awesome kinds and everyday kinds. Still, courage is courage -- whatever kind." -- Bernard Waber, "Courage."

  • Marines, Sailors run around the clock in honor of fallen comrades

    Nov 1, 2013

    Marines stationed at Fort Gordon honor fallen comrades with annual 10-day around the clock run.

  • Program rounds up Rx drugs at Fort Sill

    Oct 31, 2013

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- The Army Substance Abuse Program at Fort Sill sponsored the fall Drug Take Back event Oct. 24, 2013, at the Main Exchange and the commissary.

  • ACAP holds 'hire calling' event

    Oct 31, 2013

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- The Army Career and Alumni Program (ACAP) held a hiring event that featured companies seeking employees for local, state, national and international positions Oct. 25 at Truman Education Center here.

  • Red Ribbon Week: Dress up part of anti-drug message

    Oct 31, 2013

    Nerds and hippies attended classes at Patriot Elementary School recently.

  • Asia-Pacific allies share munitions' ideas, challenges

    Oct 31, 2013

    McALESTER, Okla. -- With the U.S. pivot policy putting a greater emphasis on the Asia-Pacific region, several of those allies paid visits to the Army ammunition plant here to share ideas and learn best munitions business practices.

  • Fort Sill police offer guidelines on active shooter response

    Oct 31, 2013

    The threat of an active shooter at any military installation or facility is a possibility. Joe Glanzer Fort Sill Police chief, and Roger McCardle, Fort Sill Police Special Reaction Team leader, offered the following advice.

  • Fort Sill bowlers strike active friendships

    Oct 31, 2013

    A new bowling league for Fort Sill active-duty Soldiers is under way with play on Thursday evenings. The Active-Duty Scratch League features brigade teams playing against each other using three bowling centers in the Lawton-Fort Sill community.

  • Hundreds of volunteers take over fort

    Oct 31, 2013

    Hundreds of volunteers came out Saturday for Make a Difference Day on Fort Leonard Wood -- 977 volunteers to be exact -- making it the biggest, most successful Make a Difference Day ever on post.

  • Outreach-KONTAKT Ansbach members tour Katterbach, Urlas

    Oct 31, 2013

    The U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach Public Affairs Office hosted a special installation tour for members of Outreach-KONTAKT Ansbach, a German-American friendship group that brings together Germans and Americans from all walks of life for the expressed purpose of meeting and socializing.

  • Sapper Leader Course medics with candidates every step of the way

    Oct 31, 2013

    When the Sapper Leader Course medics began their careers as 68W Health Care Specialists they never thought they would be playing a major role in turning Soldiers into Sappers -- much less persevering through each class, right beside the students.

  • Benvenuti class eases newcomer transition to life in Italy

    Oct 31, 2013

    Army Community Service in Vicenza, Italy, welcomes new spouses with the Benvenuti class, which teaches them about language, cooking and culture.

  • Sky Soldiers clean up Italian city

    Nov 8, 2013

    Soldiers from the 173rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne) gave back to the Camisano community Oct. 19, working with Italian volunteers to paint a school and trim hedges around the grounds of the local Alpini association.

  • Sapper Stakes tests junior officer skills

    Oct 31, 2013

    Imagine being tested on 19 weeks worth of schooling while rucking more than 12 miles with a 35-pound rucksack on your back -- that's what Sapper Stakes feels like for the Engineer Basic Officer Leader Course students.

  • 2013 USO GALA

    Oct 31, 2013

  • Vicenza students receive lesson in energy awareness

    Nov 4, 2013

    Directorate of Public Works Environmental Office personnel wrapped up a month's worth of energy awareness outreach to the Vicenza Military Community schools Oct. 21 with a visit to Trina Downey's second-grade class at Vicenza Elementary School. You'd be surprised what you can learn from a second-grader.

  • US, Romania begin work on Aegis Ashore missile defense complex

    Oct 31, 2013

    DEVESELU AIR BASE, Romania - Top U.S., Romanian and NATO officials broke ground Monday on a new ballistic missile defense facility being built to boost regional stability and strengthen the alliance's collective security stance. The high-profile ceremony signaled the start of construction for the Aegis Ashore complex, the second stage of the three-part European Phased Adaptive Approach to ballistic missile defense.

  • Tammy Shadd is Pierce Terrace Elementary's new principal

    Oct 31, 2013

    Pierce Terrace Elementary School's new principal is no stranger to Fort Jackson.

  • The 2013 Association of The United States Army (AUSA) Exposition

    Oct 31, 2013

  • Post saddened by death of CASA, community leader

    Oct 31, 2013

    The Fort Jackson community is mourning the loss of a civic leader who was known as a great supporter of the installation. Ike McLeese, civilian aide to the secretary of the Army and president and CEO of the Greater Columbia Chamber of Commerce, passed away Tuesday at the age of 69.

  • Thanksgiving meal schedule

    Oct 31, 2013

    Thanksgiving meal schedule for Fort Jackson DFACs.

  • 'American Idol' finalist delivers anti-bullying message to Schweinfurt's youth

    Oct 31, 2013

    "American Idol" finalist and famed singer Phil Stacey took center stage here Oct. 17 as part of the youth ministry's effort to address bullying.

  • Patrons enjoy thrills, chills at Haunted Hayride

    Oct 31, 2013

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Soldiers and Family Members of all ages enjoyed a frightfully good time as Family and Welfare, Morale and Recreation teamed up with Fort Drum Mountain Community Homes to host the eighth annual Haunted Hayride event Friday night.

  • Fort Drum game wardens take proactive approach to safety

    Oct 31, 2013

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- It's no secret that the North Country wilderness is an outdoorsman's dream.

  • 725th Explosive Ordnance Disposal Soldiers earn German Armed Forces Badge

    Oct 31, 2013

  • Garrison welcomes new senior enlisted leader

    Oct 31, 2013

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Soldiers, Family Members and Civilian Employees gathered Monday to bid farewell to one senior leader and to welcome another. Command Sgt. Maj. Thomas W. Geddings assumed his new post as Fort Drum's senior enlisted adviser from Command Sgt. Maj. Mark H. Oldroyd during a ceremony at Magrath Sports Complex.

  • Chandler, Campbell meet, brief Fort Sill troops

    Oct 31, 2013

    Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond Chandler III (left) and Gen. John Campbell, vice chief of Staff of the Army, met with diverse focus groups at the Fires Center of Excellence at Fort Sill, Okla., Oct. 29, 2013, to obtain perspective and feedback on implementation of the Ready and Resilient Campaign, October 29, 2013. They also talked to reporters about the Army's downsizing, budget constraints, tattoos in the military and sexual assault and harassment within the Army's ranks.

  • CSA interviewed at the Men, Peace and Security Symposium held at U.S. Institute of Peace.

    Oct 31, 2013

  • Men-in-heels event draws members from all walks of life

    Oct 31, 2013

    Men slipped into heels and women strapped into boots and walked the streets of Askren Manor Oct. 22 in a community event aimed at bringing to light the causes of family violence.

  • ANAD hosts Wounded Warrior Hunt

    Nov 8, 2013

    Anniston Army Depot's Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Division is seeking 15 Purple Heart recipients for a wounded warrior hunt to be held Jan. 17-19, 2014. This is the second time the installation has sponsored such an event.

  • US Soldiers step up to German cultural scene, take 'everybody by storm'

    Oct 31, 2013

    The BOSS Urban Dancers -- a group of seven U.S. Soldiers from U.S. Army Garrison Schweinfurt's Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers program -- showcased their brand of American hip-hop at Schweinfurt's Nacht der Kultur Oct. 5, marking the group's first choreographed performance outside garrison gates.

  • NY Guard aviators deploying to Horn of Africa

    Oct 31, 2013

    A small unit of New York Army National Guard aviators who fly the military's C-12 transport plane are heading for Fort Hood, Texas, before deploying to the Horn of Africa, in November.

  • General's grandson shares leadership lessons in Korea

    Oct 31, 2013

    The grandson of a Korean War commanding general shared his grandfather's leadership lessons with senior Eighth Army leaders, at Yongsan Garrison, Oct. 31, 2013.

  • Dive deep, face fears, build strength

    Oct 31, 2013

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea -- Some Soldiers join the Army to face their fears and accomplish goals they may have walked away from as a civilian. First Lt. George Edward Smith who is currently serving as the operations officer for C Battery, 1st Battalion, 38th Field Artillery Regiment, 210th Fires Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division failed out of pre-scuba before he was commissioned. Today the artillery officer enjoys exploring the waters around the peninsula.

  • Korea National Police appreciates Camp Casey CID

    Oct 31, 2013

    CAMP RED CLOUD, Korea- It is quite an unusual occurrence to see an agent of the Criminal Investigation Division, CID in uniform. They normally wear civilian suits when they work. However, Chief Warrant Officer 3 Unsil Lee, special agent-in-charge of the Camp Casey CID Office, arrived to the police agency in Army Service Uniform for something other than her job.

  • All Saints' Day a holy tradition

    Nov 18, 2013

    German community members will celebrate the memory of the deceased at Haag and Langenbruck, Nov. 3.

  • 3rd ID 'Cottonbalers' complete mission in eastern Afghanistan

    Oct 31, 2013

    U.S. Army soldiers of the 3rd Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, prepare to return to their home station in Fort Stewart, Ga., after a successful mission in eastern Afghanistan.

  • 70th BSB Halloween Fun Run

    Oct 31, 2013

    Soldiers from 70th Brigade Support Battalion, 210th Fires Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, and Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 210th Fires Brigade conduct a Halloween fun run Oct. 31, 2013 on Camp Casey, South Korea. This run focused on building unit cohesion and morale throughout the unit.

  • Suicide hotline: get connected, get help, live now

    Oct 31, 2013

    Suicide is a stigma in our society. Service members and DoD civilians attend training to inform them of the signs of suicidal thoughts and behavior in their co-workers. Those slideshows and speeches are making headway in pushing back the enigmatic fog that people have about suicide. There's something else being done to combat suicides in the military community. It's as easy as picking up the phone.

  • Army vice chief, SMA visit Fort Sill for resiliency input

    Nov 1, 2013

    The Army's second in command and its top enlisted Soldier were at Fort Sill, Okla., Oct. 29-30, 2013, to solicit input from Soldiers, families, leaders and Army civilians on implementation of the Ready and Resilient Campaign.

  • 'Lifeliners' prep Soldiers, vehicles for Afghanistan winter hazards

    Oct 31, 2013

    As winter sets in throughout eastern Afghanistan, the cold weather will bring slippery ice covered roads that can put Soldier's driving skills to the test if they are not prepared for these types of conditions.

  • JROTC cadet volunteers honor wounded warriors during 2013 Army Ten-Miler

    Oct 31, 2013

    Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps cadet volunteers from Forest Park High School in Woodbridge, Va., prepared the "Warrior Tent" in honor of the 85 athletes who competed in the Wounded Warrior and Wheelchair category of the Army Ten-Miler, at the Pentagon, Oct. 20, 2013.

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    Oct 31, 2013

    On a mission to take the pulse of the 1st Infantry Division and Fort Riley, Kan., Gen. John F. Campbell, vice chief of staff of the Army; Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III; and other Army representatives visited the post, Oct. 29, 2013.

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