Archive: Oct 2013

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  • Congratulations Col. Roberts!

    Oct 25, 2013

    Maj. Gen. Jeffrey S. Buchanan, JFHQ-NCR/MDW commanding general, and Mr. Egon F. Hawrylak, JFHQ-NCR/MDW deputy commander, present a token of appreciation to Col. Michelle L. Roberts for her service at the Joint Force Headquarters-National Capital Region/U.S. Army Military District of Washington as the Public Affairs chief since June 2011.

  • Knowledge newsletter 10/23/2013

    Oct 25, 2013

  • 63 disabled hunters particpate in special October deer hunt at Fort McCoy

    Oct 25, 2013

    FORT McCOY, Wis. -- Disabled hunters harvested 46 deer during a special two-day deer hunt at Fort McCoy Oct. 5-6. David Beckmann, post wildlife biologist, said there were 63 hunters from all parts of Wisconsin, which continued the trend of an increasing number of hunters during the past seven years. Fort McCoy holds the hunt as a public service in conjunction with the statewide hunt for disabled hunters, Beckmann said. The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (WDNR) coordinates the hunt, and the installation follows the WDNR guidelines.

  • i-Sportsman provides services to Fort McCoy hunters, anglers

    Oct 25, 2013

  • Dunstan new Fort McCoy garrison command sergeant major

    Oct 25, 2013

    FORT McCOY, Wis. -- Command Sgt. Maj. DeeAnn K. Dunstan became the new Fort McCoy garrison command sergeant major during a change-of-responsibility ceremony Oct. 10. Dunstan replaces Command Sgt. Maj. Bill Bissonette, who retired after completing nearly 32 years of military service, the last four at Fort McCoy. Bissonette received the Legion of Merit Award for his service here. Dunstan is beginning her fourth tour of duty at Fort McCoy. She previously served with the Staff Sgt. Todd R. Cornell Noncommissioned Officer (NCO) Academy; the Leadership Education Division of the 2nd Brigade, 70th Training Command at Fort McCoy and the Human Resources Command, St. Louis, with duty at Fort McCoy. Dunstan's last duty station before coming to Fort McCoy was with the 402nd Civil Affairs Battalion (Tactical) at Fort Buchanan, Puerto Rico, and she has a military occupational specialty of 38B, Civil Affairs.

  • Fort McCoy FY 2013 training totals surpass 125,000 personnel

    Oct 25, 2013

    FORT McCOY, Wis. -- Fort McCoy trained more than 125,000 personnel in fiscal year (FY) 2013, an increase of about 3,000 personnel from FY 2012 statistics, according to the Directorate of Plans, Training, Mobilization and Security (DPTMS). FY 2013, which spanned from Oct. 1, 2012-Sept. 30, 2013, included the training of 76,561 personnel for extended combat training (ECT) and 48,575 personnel for basic combat training (BCT) for a total of 125,136 personnel trained. In FY 2012, the total was 122,171 personnel.

  • Bamberg observes Veterans Day

    Nov 7, 2013

    USAG Bamberg will observe Veterans Day with several events honoring veterans for their service and sacrifices.

  • USAREUR to participate in Steadfast Jazz 2013

    Oct 25, 2013

    U.S. Army Europe and Fort Hood, Texas, Soldiers will be working alongside multinational Soldiers from 17 countries for the upcoming NATO exercise Steadfast Jazz 13, in Poland and Norway, Oct. 27 through Nov. 9.

  • Katterbach Bowling Center begins serving coffees, pastries

    Oct 25, 2013

    Katterbach Bowling Center at U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach began serving coffee, pastries and wraps Oct. 21.

  • Training takes special operations snipers to new heights in Europe

    Oct 25, 2013

    Seventeen multi-national special operations snipers dug in to the mountains near Lizum, Austria this month to learn how to use high-altitude terrain to their advantage as part of the International Special Training Centre's (ISTC) High Angle/Urban Sniper Course, Oct. 13-26.

  • The 210th Fires Brigade celebrates 2nd Infantry Division's 96th birthday

    Oct 25, 2013

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea -- The 210th Fires Brigade celebrates 2nd Infantry Division's 96th birthday at the Thunder Inn dining facility on Camp Casey, South Korea Oct. 25, 2013. The 2nd Infantry Division works with Republic of Korea allies as a member of the strong ROK-U.S. Alliance and is committed to the defense of the Korean peninsula. (U.S. Army photos by Cpl. Kim Han-byeol, 210th Fires Brigade public affairs specialist/Released).

  • HHB, 210th Fires Brigade enhances CBRN readiness

    Oct 25, 2013

    Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 210th Fires Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, conducts chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear training on Camp Casey, South Korea, Oct. 24, 2013. The purpose of this training was to familiarize Soldiers with knowledge and skills they need to know to protect themselves from CBRN attack. The 210th Fires Brigade is dedicated to improving the unit's readiness to "Fight Tonight" to defend the Korean peninsula from any threat.

  • JMTC Soldier found dead at off-post residence

    Oct 25, 2013

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany -- A U.S. Army Soldier was found unconscious at his home in Hohenburg, Germany and pronounced dead at the scene by a German doctor at approximately 2:00 p.m. Oct. 19.

  • Outstanding members of USAG Ansbach community receive recognition for achievements

    Oct 25, 2013

    Several community members at U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach received recognition for their service to the garrison and to the Army.

  • Camp Zama Soldiers, civilians participate in suicide-prevention training course

    Oct 25, 2013

    The "Ask, Care, Escort" method of suicide-intervention was taught to attendees at a training course held Oct. 23 and 24 at the Community Activity Center here. About 30 service members and Department of Army civilians participated in "train-the-trainer" course, which was coordinated through the installation's Army Substance Abuse Program.

  • Army personnel on Okinawa are making a difference with community service projects

    Oct 25, 2013

    The lingering effects of Typhoon Francisco could not dampen the spirits U.S. Army personnel on Okinawa who turned out in force to support U.S. Army Garrison Torii Station's Make a Difference Day project on Oct. 25.

  • Staying Yongsan strong against the flu

    Oct 25, 2013

    The 65th Medical Brigade and Combined Naval Forces Korea (CNFK) hosted a influenza administration event to get the Yongsan community vaccinated against the flu virus at the Post Exchange parking lot here, 16 Oct.

  • Army leaders: Developing effective NCOs essential in complex world

    Oct 25, 2013

    As the Army looks toward the future, the most important aspect for the force is having non-commissioned officers who understand the challenges and can effectively lead, Army leaders said Oct. 22.

  • Saber engineers know no obstacles

    Nov 6, 2013

    FORT HOOD, Texas -- While deployed, Soldiers must be prepared for any obstacle, situation or conflict they may encounter on the battlefield, making it important to train while at home.

  • Stryker brigade infantrymen train to manage stress while engaging enemy

    Nov 30, -0001

    "You can't replicate getting shot at, but what we can do is stress them out physically and mentally and have them try to engage a target."

  • Medal of Honor recipient shares bond with Calif. Guardsmen

    Oct 25, 2013

    California National Guardsmen were witnesses to the heroism of Medal of Honor recipient Capt. William Swenson during the 2009 Battle of Ganjgal in Afghanistan.

  • Cancer survivor credits strength to family, Soldiers

    Oct 24, 2013

    Some embrace the Army's campaign slogan, "Army Strong," as a physical challenge, while others see it a mental obstacle. Chief Warrant Officer 3 Lisa StandingBear-Terrones, a senior ammunition tech in the 45th Sustainment Brigade, has demonstrated both sides of the battle by taking on cancer... and winning.

  • Combat engineers finish field exercise with a bang

    Oct 25, 2013

    FORT CAMPBELL, Ky., (Oct. 16, 2013) - Combat engineers assigned to Company A, 3rd Special Troops Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team "Rakkasans," 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), took part in a three day field training exercise to gain proficiency in their job specific skills. "Our training objectives while out here were to perform heavy demolitions and urban breaching demolitions," said Capt. Scott F. Mertz, Commander of Company A. "We are here to focus on our foundation." The combat engineers used a multitude of explosives to complete their various missions while in the field. These missions ranged from destroying terrain to prevent enemy vehicle movement to breaching doors and walls for easy entrance into buildings.

  • Plan, prep, execute

    Oct 24, 2013

    Mike Johnson, a 404th Army Field Support Brigade LOGCAP planner, provides a logistics assessment to the staff of the 593rd Expeditionary Sustainment Command at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., during the planning phase of its role in Exercise Yama Sakura 65 Oct. 23. Yama Sakura is an annual bilateral exercise with Japanese and U.S. military forces, which enhances their readiness and interoperability. The exercise will be held Dec. 5-10.

  • Students see red -- Red Ribbon Week celebration underway

    Oct 24, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, Az. - Students within the Fort Huachuca Accommodation School District wore red this week participating in the oldest and largest drug prevention campaign in the nation, Red Ribbon Week. Each school, in partnership with the Army Substance Abuse Program, or ASAP, raised student awareness on taking a stand against drug abuse.

  • Jeannie's Diner management gains Army-wide recognition

    Oct 24, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Jeannie's Diner patrons have a new reason to grab a bite to eat in the facility. Sandra Perry, Jeannie's Diner business manager, is the recipient of the James A. Carroll Award for most improved business operation Army-wide in fiscal year 2012.

  • Cadet Command boldly changing ROTC program

    Nov 4, 2013

    After 30 years of relatively few changes to the ROTC program, the new general in charge has launched what he terms a "Bold Transformation" to modernize curriculum, consolidate training and realign college detachments.

  • CFC campaign resumes activity suspended during furlough

    Oct 24, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ - With the end of the recent government furlough, the Department of Defense, or DoD, may now resume Combined Federal Campaign activities suspended while the furlough was in place.

  • A focus on accountability: Computer tracking assists turbine engine shop

    Oct 24, 2013

    Accountability is key for Anniston Army Depot's Turbine Drive Train Division and a computerized system, available to employees via their computer access cards, provides the required tracking assistance.

  • Installation retirement ceremony honors nine retirees

    Oct 24, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - There comes a time at the end of every military member's career when he or she hangs up the uniform and starts a new chapter in life. For nine individuals, that transition started with the quarterly installation retirement ceremony on Brown Parade Field Friday.

  • Bright ideas for saving energy

    Oct 24, 2013

    October is National Energy Awareness Month. In honor of this, Brian Freeman of the depot's Directorate of Public Works appeared on The Morning Show Oct. 9 to discuss ways installation employees can save energy and, therefore, money at work and at home. Freeman said the depot used 116,000 megawatts of electricity in 2012, about enough to power 40,000 homes.

  • Breast cancer second most deadly cancer in women

    Oct 24, 2013

    Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer among women and the second most common type of cancer death, according to Dr. Joshua Johannson, an OB-GYN, during his appearance on The Morning Show Oct. 16.

  • Breast cancer awareness may save life of person you know, love

    Oct 24, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, Az. - According to the Centers for Disease Control, one out of eight women is at risk for developing breast cancer sometime during her life. In the United States this year, more than 230,000 women were diagnosed. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and offers an opportunity to learn more about the disease.

  • Procurement roles defined in ACC training

    Oct 24, 2013

    The Army Contracting Command-Warren (Anniston) Contracting Office recently conducted three consecutive one-day sessions of Procurement Package Preparation Training for Anniston Army Depot employees. The more than 50 attendees included contracting officer representatives, Acquiline/PR web-authorized users, Advance Acquisition Plan coordinators and others who may be responsible for preparing purchase requests for contracted services, supplies and equipment.

  • ANAD hosts Wounded Warrior Hunt

    Oct 24, 2013

    The 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.

  • Survey seeks to improve sports

    Oct 24, 2013

    With a large selection of choices when it comes to intramural sports at Fort Rucker, people aren't limited when it comes to the type of sports available on the installation.

  • Student receives Soldier's Medal for saving life of fellow diver

    Oct 24, 2013

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. -- A Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center student received the prestigious peacetime Soldier's Medal award Oct. 18 for having saved the life of a local man in a diving accident that took place on Sept. 8, 2012, in the Monterey Bay area.

  • Mammogram saves life of LAHC employee

    Oct 24, 2013

    Lisa Hale, a licensed practical nurse at Lyster Army Health Clinic, used to work at a gynecologist office, and often answered questions from nervous women about receiving a mammogram and what to expect during the exam.

  • Fort Rucker traces Army roots to early 1940s

    Oct 24, 2013

    Fort Rucker covers about 63,100 acres of southeast Alabama countryside in an area known as the Wiregrass, and though the post is relatively small compared to other Army installations, and has no official historical sites, it is steeped in rich Southern history with pre-Civil War cemeteries predating 1854, a former WWII prisoner of war camp and historical buildings that pre-date the installation's founding.

  • Depot sets stage for future communications systems workload

    Oct 24, 2013

    Tobyhanna is in the final stages of securing a new workload that could bring more than $1 million and 24,000 manhours of work to the depot next fiscal year.

  • Flu vaccinations start for military

    Oct 24, 2013

    Lyster Army Health Clinic kicked off the influenza vaccination season Oct. 18 with a visit to the U.S. Army Aviation Center of Excellence and Fort Rucker command group in Bldg. 101.

  • Riding stables events frightening, fun, festive

    Oct 24, 2013

    Nothing foul was in the air during the Fort Rucker Riding Stable's Fall Festival despite the fact that Frite Nite was just around the stable's corners, but both events went off without a hitch, though a few pants were reportedly soiled.

  • Army leaders discuss planned response to nuclear scenario

    Oct 28, 2013

    What would happen in the aftermath of a 10-kiloton nuclear explosion over the nation's capital, who would be in charge of the ensuing rescue and recovery, and what would they do?

  • APG South blood drive draws 62 donors

    Oct 24, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Not one person complained about a mysterious loss of blood during the Halloween-themed blood drive at the APG South (Edgewood) recreation center Oct. 17.

  • ACC NewsBlast - Oct. 24, 2013

    Oct 24, 2013

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

  • Weather threats continue through fall season

    Oct 24, 2013

    'Tis the season when many people's thoughts turn to ghostly hauntings, the zombie apocalypse and things that go bump in the night, but post officials hope people don't forget a real danger -- fall severe weather.

  • 20th CBRNE redesignation, anniversary

    Oct 24, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - The 20th Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Explosives (CBRNE) Command held a redesignation and ninth anniversary celebration at its headquarters, Oct.16.

  • Soldier earns Air Medal with Valor

    Oct 24, 2013

    Army Aviation's primary mission is to support commanders and troops on the ground, and one Soldier put his life and his aircraft on the line to complete that mission one summer day in Helmand Province, Afghanistan.

  • APG provides resources for domestic violence victims

    Oct 24, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - All branches of the Department of Defense observe Domestic Violence Awareness Month throughout October. The 2013 theme is "End Domestic Violence - Recognize It, Report It, Prevent It."

  • 22d Chemical puts safety first

    Oct 24, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - With an eye on eliminating unnecessary accidents and influencing team members to think before they act, the 22d Chemical Battalion (TE) hosted its 4th Annual Safety Day stand down at the unit headquarters Oct. 18. Safety was the mission of the day and Battalion Safety Officer Lloyd Wallace presented as many aspects of safety as he could fit into one day for the battalion's Soldiers and Family members.

  • Resource Day to showcase APG services

    Oct 24, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - If you'd like a one-stop shop for job assistance, education and health and wellness, the APG North (Aberdeen) recreation center is the place to be Wednesday, Nov. 13.

  • Picatinny Arsenal hosts Domestic Violence Awareness Seminar

    Oct 24, 2013

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. - An eight-week self-defense seminar kicked off today at Picatinny Arsenal as part of a program headed by the installation's Army Community Services Directorate in support of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The course was and will continue to be instructed by Salvatore Caruso, a firefighter on the Arsenal who transferred to Picatinny just three years ago after serving 25 years at Fort Monmouth before it closed due to the 2005 Base Realignment and Closure Act.

  • Basrah Children's Hospital one step closer to treating childhood cancer

    Nov 30, -0001

    The installation of a new MRI at the Basrah Children's Hospital in Iraq brings the facility one step closer to diagnosing and treating childhood cancer, one of the leading causes of death in Iraqi children.

  • Rusafa Courthouse Handed Over During Ceremony

    Nov 30, -0001

    Oct. 3, marked the official handover of the newly renovated Rusafa Federal Courthouse in Baghdad, Iraq. The much needed renovation project included repairs to the courthouse building and grounds, as well as improvements to the security of the facility.

  • The strongest Army in the world is strengthened by LMP

    Oct 24, 2013

  • Read the latest PEO EIS Communicator

    Jan 27, 2014

  • 'Raider' Brigade changes command for last time

    Nov 30, -0001

    After 35 months, Col. Michael Getchell relinquished command of 4-2 Stryker Brigade Combat Team "Raiders," 7th Infantry Division to Col. Jody Miller Oct. 16 at Soldiers Field House, at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.

  • Fort Hood's recycling program sets the standard for the Army

    Oct 30, 2013

    Fort Hood, Texas was selected as one of seven Army installations to pilot the Net Zero Waste program. Since the program was implemented in 2011, Fort Hood has seen a 20 percent reduction in the amount of waste entering the landfill.

  • Strengthening relationships with close allies through FMS

    Oct 24, 2013

    The Middle East District hosted a delegation of military officers from the United Kingdom in Winchester, Va., Oct. 7-8.

  • Sword passes to new division command sergeant major

    Nov 30, -0001

    The 7th Infantry Division honored its new command sergeant major during a change of responsibility ceremony in front of the division headquarters building Oct. 15, 2013.

  • 4-6 ARS equipment floats into port

    Nov 30, -0001

    Facing the elements and the possible threat of a typhoon approaching the peninsula Sunday, soldiers of the 602nd Aviation Support Battalion, 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, worked diligently off-loading OH-58D Kiowa Warrior helicopters, tactical vehicles and shipping containers from a large shipping vessel called the Ocean Giant at a port in Busan.

  • Understanding domicile, residence, home of record

    Oct 24, 2013

  • Fort Sill Christ Kindl Markt still has vendor openings

    Oct 24, 2013

    FORT Sill, Okla. -- Crafters and vendors are wanted for the annual Christ Kindl Markt Dec. 7 and 8 in the Rinehart Fitness Center gym.

  • TRADOC commander: Civilian furloughs 'no way to treat full partner'

    Oct 25, 2013

    The furlough of civilian employees is "no way to treat a full partner in the business of the Army," said the commanding general of the Army Training and Doctrine Command.

  • 'Manchu' soldiers strengthen marriage bonds

    Oct 24, 2013

    Soldiers assigned to 4th Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment "Manchu" of 4-2 Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 7th Infantry Division - and their spouses - took part in a seminar titled "Oxygen for Your Relationships" held at Evergreen Chapel here, Oct. 18.

  • Fort Sill 'Punkin Patch' beats expectations

    Oct 24, 2013

  • Partnering for Enhanced Mission Effectiveness

    Oct 24, 2013

    The U.S. Army is partnering with the private sector, other agencies, government and local communities for Enhanced Mission Effectiveness.

  • Hundreds turn out for annual Run for the Fallen 5K event at Fort Jackson

    Oct 24, 2013

    More than 900 runners participated in Fort Jackson's third annual Run for the Fallen Saturday at Hilton Field.

  • First Army shares best practices with Korean Army

    Oct 28, 2013

    JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, N.J. -- A Republic of Korea Army Major recently visited two First Army Division East brigades as part of a mobilization assessment to assist in the ROK's development of an operational Reserve force.

  • Down & Dirty

    Oct 24, 2013

    A team made up of Soldiers enrolled in the U.S. Army Chaplain Center and School took part in the Oct. 12 USMC Ultimate Challenge Mud Run in Gaston.

  • Youth Center has new look and more to do than ever

    Oct 24, 2013

    Child and Youth School Age Services' Youth Center, building 4109, upgraded its facility with changes and improvements.

  • Trunk or Treat

    Nov 30, -0001

    Children lined up by the hundreds with parents in tow; dressed as specters, goblins and fairy princesses, they descended on the Rod and Gun Club at its second annual Trunk or Treat Friday.

  • Overcoming the stigma of depression, achieving emotional resilience

    Oct 24, 2013

    Overcoming the stigma of depression is often a team effort. October is National Depression Awareness Month, with the theme "The courage to seek help." Chaplain (Maj.) Dwight Broedel said, "Folks can easily get bogged down in the goo that tends to collect there and occasionally have difficulty getting out on their own." Without reaching for a helping hand or a life-line, a person can get stuck or even buried in the quagmire of desolation.

  • Fort Carson ACS seeks volunteers to make a difference

    Oct 24, 2013

    Fort Carson hosts a Make a Difference Day Oct. 26 for volunteers to help clean up Iron Horse Park which was flooded during recent storms.

  • Fort Carson police website offers convenience

    Oct 24, 2013

    Fort Carson's Directorate of Emergency Services has created a community website where people can report minor crimes to free up patrols for more serious crimes that may happen on the installation.

  • 77th Army bandsmen have passion for music

    Oct 24, 2013

    It is a competitive process to become a 77th U.S. Army bandsman, but the people who passed the auditions and went on to become Soldiers said the job is rewarding.

  • TRADOC Intelligence Support Activity trains the opposing forces for NIE 14.1

    Oct 24, 2013

    The huge room in the U.S. Army Reserve center was filled with personnel wearing opposing forces uniforms on Thursday, but none of them looked like the ones usually worn by soldiers in the 2d Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division.

  • Prestigious club difficult for NCOs to join

    Oct 24, 2013

    One of the most challenging enlisted boards in the Army is the post-level Sergeant Audie Murphy Club board, which determines who will become a member of the elite fraternity.

  • Families celebrate Halloween with a splash

    Oct 24, 2013

    More than 200 Fort Carson community members took to a green-tinted pool for the annual Pumpkin Splash event Oct. 17 at the Iron Horse Sports and Fitness Center

  • Army Corps of Engineers announces reopening of recreation areas

    Oct 24, 2013

    The Fort Worth District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced today that recreation areas closed during the government shutdown from October 1-16 are again open for recreation.

  • 214th Fires Brigade conducts prayer luncheon

    Oct 24, 2013

    To touch the spiritual side of Soldiers within the 214th Fires Brigade, Maj. Xuan Tran, brigade chaplain, hosted the brigade's first prayer luncheon Oct. 15 at the Patriot Club.

  • 'Biker Brigade' takes motorcycle mentorship ride

    Oct 24, 2013

    More than 30 motorcyclists from the 214th Fires Brigade gathered for a motorcycle mentor ride Oct. 17, touring the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge and Mount Scott en route to a group luncheon in Lawton.

  • The gift that keeps on giving

    Oct 24, 2013

    Sgt. 1st Class Farida Durham, Operations Noncommissioned Officer, 404th Army Field Support Brigade, Army Sustainment Command, sorts donated coloring books and crayons for Joint Base Lewis McChord's "Santa's Castle" program Oct. 23 at brigade headquarters.

  • Fort Sill sponsors prescription drug turn-in

    Oct 24, 2013

    The Army Substance Abuse Program and Directorate of Emergency Services at Fort Sill will join with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and local law enforcement agencies to sponsor a Drug Take-Back Day Oct. 24, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

  • Army experts discuss ways to stay connected via social media

    Oct 25, 2013

    Commands and family support groups can use social media sites as force multipliers, experts said, Oct. 23, 2013, and family members can stay connected while staying secure.

  • Seminar educates about breast cancer

    Oct 24, 2013

    October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, and the Fort Sill Warrior Transition Unit sponsored an awareness symposium Oct. 16 in the Murari Room at Reynolds Army Community Hospital.

  • Fort Sill ACAP job fair set for Oct 25

    Oct 24, 2013

    The Army Career and Alumni Program Center (ACAP) is sponsoring a job fair Oct. 25 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Truman Education Center, Building 3261 here.

  • Fort Sill running teams place first, second at Army 10-Miler

    Oct 24, 2013

    Fort Sill runners ran on easy street Oct. 20 winning one division and placing second in another during the 29th edition of the Army 10-Miler in Washington, D.C.

  • Pieces of history

    Oct 24, 2013

    The Directorate of Public Works Environmental Division partnered with the University of South Carolina, South Carolina Institute of Archaeology and Anthropology Saturday at Twin Lakes Park for the 2013 Archaeology Month public outreach event.

  • Army's Paladin Integrated Management program reaches successful Milestone C decision

    Oct 24, 2013

    The Army's Paladin Integrated Management (PIM) program cleared a major hurdle this week when it received its Milestone C approval from the Defense Acquisition Executive. Milestone C is a key incremental step in the Department of Defense's acquisition process as it allows entry into the production and deployment phase.

  • Natick Soldier exchanges gifts, admiration with patriotic Red Sox player

    Oct 25, 2013

    On a late June day at Fenway Park in Boston, Master Sgt. Miguel Chacon was looking on with great pleasure as Red Sox players signed autographs for his three children and dozens of others when he felt something hit him on the side.

  • Stand Strong

    Oct 24, 2013

    Stand Strong features Sergeant Major of the Army Raymond F. Chandler. Sgt. Maj. Chandler discusses the Army Profession and the responsibility of every Soldier to ensure every member of the Army team displays character, commitment and competence.

  • Teen Summit stresses healthy relationships

    Oct 24, 2013

    There were weighty topics for discussion during last week's Teen Summit at Fort Jackson. More than 60 children, ages 12 to 17, gathered Friday at the Solomon Center to talk about issues ranging from smoking to sexual assault.

  • USARAF flag football team dominates season

    Oct 24, 2013

    For the second year in a row, U.S. Army Africa's flag football team comes out victorious during the U.S. Army Garrison Vicenza championship playoffs Oct. 19. With a 14-1 record, USARAF will be the top-seeded team from Vicenza heading to Germany for the Installation Management Command-Europe flag football championship.

  • Diet supplements pulled from shelves

    Oct 24, 2013

    Military installations have pulled the dietary supplement Craze from store shelves, prompted by a new study claiming the product contains a derivative of methamphetamine.

  • Child care fees rising in November

    Oct 24, 2013

    Fees for Army child care and related child and youth programs are scheduled to increase Nov. 1.

  • Fort Drum NEC reminds community of cyber security during month of October

    Oct 24, 2013

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Fort Drum digital security experts are taking this month's observance of the 10th anniversary of National Cyber Security Awareness Month as an opportunity to ask people to continue exercising caution online, especially on government computers.

  • Army building cyber forces through talent management

    Oct 24, 2013

    The Army must learn to dominate the cyber domain in the same way it excels at land operations, Army leaders say.

  • Hunting tips to stay on target

    Oct 24, 2013

    While the rules and seasons for hunting vary from state to state, safety is one common factor that should always be consistent.

  • Medal of Honor recipient Staff Sgt. Ty M. Carter participates in the Chiefs opening night ceremony

    Oct 24, 2013

    Medal of Honor recipient Staff Sgt. Ty M. Carter participated in the ceremonial puck drop and opening night ceremony as the Spokane Chiefs hosted the Tri-City Americans at Spokane Arena on Sept. 28, 2013 in Spokane, Wash.

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