Archive: Oct 2013

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  • Polar Bears celebrate regiment's history with 31-mile foot march at Fort Drum

    Oct 24, 2013

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- The pages of the 31st Infantry Regiment's history reveal the many battles the regiment fought from World War I to the war on terrorism. Among the tactical procedures and navigational strategies are the courageous actions of thousands of Soldiers who served with honor and distinction during those battles.

  • 1st Air Cav crew chiefs: Turning wrenches to keep aircraft spinning

    Oct 24, 2013

    FORT HOOD, Texas -- He thought his buddy had just slipped and fallen, but when he got up, the blood began to flow. That's when he knew this wouldn't be an ordinary flight.

  • Soldiers returning from Afghanistan receive hero's welcome at Fort Drum

    Oct 24, 2013

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- With balloons floating in the air, colorful signs clutched in nervous hands and eager eyes darting around in anticipation, Families and friends packed Magrath Sports Complex on Friday at Fort Drum. Everyone was there to greet more than 200 Soldiers assigned to the 10th Mountain Division's 1st and 2nd Brigade Combat Teams on their return home after a nine-month deployment in Afghanistan.

  • Ansbach High School hosts Junior ROTC open house

    Oct 24, 2013

    Ansbach High School hosted its fifth annual Junior ROTC open house Oct. 2, which informed parents about their students' activities and achievements in class and served as a showcase for cadets and program instructors.

  • OxyElite Pro removed from bases

    Oct 24, 2013

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has published guidance for the public to stop using any dietary supplement labeled as OxyElite Pro.

  • Fort Meade Elementary School Designated as International Baccalaureate World School

    Oct 24, 2013

    Fort Meade's Manor View Elementary School offers Mandarin Chinese as a International Baccalaureate World School.

  • Fort Meade Kicks-Off Red Ribbon Week

    Oct 24, 2013

    Fort Meade Garrison Commander Col. Brian P. Foley and Garrison Command Sgt. Maj. Thomas J. Latter tie a red ribbon around a tree outside garrison headquarters on Monday morning to kick off Red Ribbon Week, a national drug-prevention awareness campaign observed Oct. 23-31.

  • Commitment to SHARP incorporated into OER, NCOER

    Oct 24, 2013

    Effective immediately, all officers and noncommissioned officers will include goals and objectives that adhere to Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention Program on their Officer Evaluation Report or NCO Evaluation Report.

  • Ugandans train for future AMISOM mission

    Oct 24, 2013

    A recent U.S. Army Africa organized training event helped prepare a Uganda Peoples' Defense Force military police company for an upcoming deployment to Somalia.

  • USARAF's Contingency Command Post answers call

    Oct 24, 2013

    As a preventive measure on the anniversary of Sept. 11, Soldiers from U.S. Army Africa Contingency Command Post (USARAF CCP) deployed to Rhine Ordnance Barracks, Germany, Sept. 7-17. This 10-man team was sent to establish an Early Entry Command Post (EECP) in support of a company-sized, quick reaction force to be on standby if needed.

  • Storck's 'Screening Room' steals show on opening night

    Oct 24, 2013

    Storck Barracks hosted a grand opening Sept. 27 of a joint venture between U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach's Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation, or DFMWR, and Army and Air Force Exchange Service, or AAFES, in the form of a modest but brand-new movie theater at the Storck Community Recreation Center.

  • Sappers return home after Afghanistan deployment

    Oct 24, 2013

    Family, friends and fellow Soldiers welcomed home the Soldiers of the 370th Sapper Company, 54th Engineer Battalion, 18th Engineer Brigade, at a redeployment ceremony honoring their return at U.S. Army Garrison Bamberg's Freedom Fitness Facility Oct. 11.

  • KFOR soldiers test readiness at Silver Saber

    Oct 24, 2013

    CAMP VRELO, Kosovo (October 16, 2013) --U.S. soldiers from Company C, 1st Squadron, 38th Cavalry Regiment quickly unload their helicopters and with shields and batons in hand, rush towards their staging area. Just up the road, members from the Kosovo Police and the European Rule of Law Mission in Kosovo (EULEX) are attempting to calm a growing group of demonstrators. The crowd is becoming increasingly violent and EULEX's capabilities to disperse the crowd are quickly exceeded.

  • Staff Sergeant Lane Brought Resilience

    Nov 30, -0001

    The soldiers of the 77th Combat Support Sustainment Battalion are logisticians who find themselves on the front lines of Afghanistan. This is where the Army's Master Resiliency Program plays an imperative role in their daily lives.

  • PCSing with kids before the end of the school year: Understanding accelerated withdrawal

    Oct 24, 2013

    U.S. Army Garrison Schweinfurt's school liaison officer, Beth Potter, answers questions in this article about parents who leave Schweinfurt before the end of the school year or semester.

  • Ammunition retrieval tests unit readiness

    Oct 24, 2013

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea -- The 210th Fires Brigade is part of the Counter Fire Task Force, with a mission to provide timely and accurate rocket and missile fire in the defense of the Republic of Korea.

  • Delaware Guardsman provides battlefield communication

    Oct 24, 2013

    KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan -- Specialist Corey Strohmeyer was on a mission in southern Afghanistan when, during a partnership meeting, he heard an explosion in the distance.

  • Group Soldiers enjoy a competitive day at the beach

    Oct 24, 2013

    TORII STATION, Japan (Oct. 24, 2013) -- Soldiers from Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 10th Regional Support Group, enjoyed a day away from routine physical training to participate in a sports day Oct. 18th at Torii Beach.

  • Watervliet finally powers through 1933

    Oct 23, 2013

    Eighty years ago, Albert Einstein arrived in the United States as a refugee from Nazi Germany, the U.S. Army's disciplinary barracks on Alcatraz Island turned into a federal prison, and a power substation at the Watervliet Arsenal was installed. Although Einstein has since died and the Alcatraz federal prison closed, the arsenal substation has continued to support critical infrastructure at the arsenal since 1933. That is, until this month.

  • Soldiers help make joint contracting team successful for the Pacific

    Nov 30, -0001

    Vince Lombardi was quoted as saying: "Individual commitment to a group effort that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work."

  • Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 10th Regional Support Group Soldiers enjoy a competitive day

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers of Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 10th Regional Support Group, enjoyed a day away from routine physical training to participate in a sports day Oct. 18 at Torii Beach.

  • US Army Pacific senior enlisted leader conducts town hall meeting with Soldiers in Japan

    Nov 30, -0001

    Command Sgt. Maj. Frank M. Leota, command sergeant major for United States Army Pacific, paid a visit to Okinawa, Japan to speak with soldiers assigned to U.S. Army Japan on Okinawa on Oct. 1st at Camp Foster's community center.

  • 349th Signal hosts local Japanese soldiers for a day

    Nov 30, -0001

    About 20 Japanese soldiers from the 15th Brigade, Japanese Ground Self-Defense Force, gathered for a United States and Japanese military bi-lateral event Oct. 10 on Torii Station, Okinawa, Japan.

  • Okinawa soldiers prepare for Army 10-Miler

    Nov 30, -0001

    Five soldiers from Okinawa, Japan were selected to participate and represent the U.S. Army Japan at the Army 10-miler race Oct. 20 in Washington D.C.

  • USARJ, Okinawa celebrates Hispanic American Heritage Month

    Nov 30, -0001

    On Oct. 15th, the 10th Regional Support Group, Headquarters and Headquarters Company hosted a 90-minute program in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month at Havana's Restaurant on Torii Station, Okinawa, Japan.

  • 1-1 ADA soldier earns highest level Japanese combatives certification

    Nov 30, -0001

    Army Spc. Jeffrey Shepard became the first U.S. service member to achieve a Japanese combatives level one certification Sept. 20 at Yoza Dake Air Station.

  • USARJ, Okinawa participates in Ulchi Freedom Guardian 13

    Nov 30, -0001

    Approximately 25 soldiers from the 10th Regional Support Group joined with other service members across Japan and South Korea to participate in Exercise Ulchi Freedom Guardian from Aug. 19-30.

  • Odierno: Those who doubt relevance of ground forces na├»ve

    Oct 24, 2013

    Ground forces -- Soldiers, Marines and special operations troops -- will continue to play a critical role in supporting America's defense and joint fight, despite the opinions of "intellectuals" who might believe otherwise, said the Army's chief of staff.

  • Prescribed burn on former Fort Ord Oct. 14

    Oct 23, 2013

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. -- A prescribed burn takes place on the former Fort Ord Oct. 14. Prescribed burns totaling approximately 700 acres of vegetation were conducted on the former Fort Ord Oct. 14 and 15.

  • Community offers Halloween fun

    Oct 23, 2013

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif -- The Presidio of Monterey offers trick-or-treaters plenty of opportunity for safe fun this Halloween.

  • Women's warrior statue to be unveiled at museum

    Nov 8, 2013

    FORT LEE, Va. (Oct. 23, 2013) -- It represents the end of a nearly two-year quest that required consultation, conceptional drawings, inspections, meetings and measurements. The new women's warrior statue that will be unveiled Nov. 7 at the Army Women's Museum also will serve as a true Veterans Day tribute.

  • Grandmother, 79, donates personally-made hats to troops

    Nov 12, 2013

    FORT LEE, Va. (Oct. 23, 2013) -- While the war in Iraq ended many months ago and troops in Afghanistan will soon be coming home, the supportive spirit of the American public -- especially for military members serving overseas -- has not diminished.

  • Survivor Outreach Services Army.mil Homepage graphic

    Oct 23, 2013

  • Ordnance expands credentialing for wheel vehicle mechanics

    Oct 23, 2013

    FORT LEE, Va. (Oct. 23, 2013) -- The Ordnance School has procured 1,000 National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence test vouchers for the second year of its wheel vehicle mechanic credentialing pilot program.

  • Westside Creeks, a model for the Corps' new planning paradigm

    Nov 30, -0001

    There have been many challenges along the way for the Westside Creeks Pilot Study but the Project Delivery Team has fought through them all. The team completed Decision Point 2, and in late June briefed the recommended plan to San Antonio communities that lie along the path of the creeks.

  • Corps seeks public input on Lewisville Dam remediation

    Nov 30, -0001

    During an Aug. 20 scoping meeting at the Medical Center of Lewisville's Grand Theater, Black Box Theater Room, approximately 50 citizens attended a presentation and were then allowed to comment and ask questions regarding the Lewisville Dam Safety effort.

  • A change to the skyline is on the horizon with the new Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center

    Nov 30, -0001

    At approximately 60 percent complete, the new Darnall Army Medical Center is making a big scene on the Killeen and Fort Hood skyline. Currently over 1,200 skilled workers converge on the construction site daily to complete the many tasks comprising this monumental construction effort.

  • Fort Lee training brigade performs a 'Cinderella' action to help a Soldier in need

    Oct 23, 2013

    FORT LEE, Va. (Oct. 23, 2013) -- If you don't believe in miracles, the dilemma that faced an Army Reserve advanced individual training Soldier three days before she was set to graduate on Sept. 12 at Fort Lee may change your mind.

  • Army Corps of Engineers waives day use fees at recreation areas on Veterans Day

    Oct 23, 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced today that it will waive day use fees for veterans, active and reserve component service members, and their families at the more than 2,400 USACE-operated recreation areas nationwide on Veterans Day, November 11.

  • Life affirmation: how veteran turned tragedy into ambition to help others

    Oct 23, 2013

    FORT LEE, Va. (Oct. 23, 2013) -- Richard N. "Rick" Helfer has found his calling. The director of the Army Logistics University's International Military Student Office is working on his master's degree and aspires to commit himself to the drudgework of seeking out veterans who are at risk of suicide.

  • Honolulu District Awards $196.3 Million in FY13 Contracts in Hawaii, Pacific Region

    Oct 23, 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Honolulu District recently completed a very successful Fiscal Year 2013 (FY13) during which 513 contract actions were awarded totaling $196,347,764.00.

  • True Private Confessions of a Building Energy Manager

    Oct 23, 2013

    ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Ill. (Oct. 23, 2013) -- It all started with the purchase of a new home with the new addition of a wife and young children in my life. No longer was I in total control, but on the other hand, I was the single income provider for the home. My young children were especially fascinated with light switches and buttons in the house and continually leaving lights, appliances, TVs, computers, and printers on all around the house. Unfortunately, the kids never grew out of their young fascination leaving things turned on or messing with the thermostat settings, and of course, they never had to pay any electric or heating bills.

  • Autumn Safety

    Oct 23, 2013

    It's that time of year again !

  • Columbus Cottonmouths: Team hosts annual Military Appreciation Night for Soldiers, Families

    Oct 23, 2013

  • Army leaders: Network, NIEs critical to future force

    Oct 24, 2013

    After putting the tactical communications network "under pressure" in a realistic operational environment in order to quickly deliver a "digital guardian angel" to troops in Afghanistan, Army leaders said the Network Integration Evaluation process is adapting to drive continued innovation.

  • Heavy lifters: Fort Benning powerlifters face self-imposed challenges

    Oct 23, 2013

  • Bengals remain unbeaten, defeat Dawgs 40-0

    Oct 23, 2013

  • Cold Weather Precautions

    Oct 23, 2013

  • Program helps parents understand parent-teacher conferences

    Oct 23, 2013

  • Retiree Appreciation Day honors prior military

    Oct 23, 2013

  • Battle Buddy Resource Center moves to new location

    Oct 23, 2013

  • Seven photos added to Hall of Heroes

    Oct 23, 2013

  • AMC commander praises Army civilians at AUSA 2013

    Oct 28, 2013

    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- As the leader of an Army organization that is 96 percent civilian, the commanding general of the Army Materiel Command, Gen. Dennis L. Via, shared his unique perspective at the Association of the United States Army Civilian Professional Development Seminar here Oct. 23.

  • Readiness is drug free

    Oct 23, 2013

  • Course aims to increase resilience

    Oct 23, 2013

  • Maneuver Battle Lab assesses 13 technologies

    Oct 23, 2013

  • National Prescription Take Back Day returns

    Oct 23, 2013

  • Magazines move to web publishing, cease print

    Oct 23, 2013

  • Mobile exhibit honors service members killed since 9/11

    Oct 23, 2013

  • Town Hall Slides 22 October 2013

    Oct 23, 2013

    Slides from Town Hall 22 October 2013

  • 1-12th Cav conducts air assault training

    Nov 30, -0001

    Dust and grass swirl in the air as a helicopter lands to pick up its combat load - a squad of infantrymen.

  • Wounded warriors find success at special deer hunt

    Oct 28, 2013

    McALESTER, Okla. -- Patience doesn't come easy for wounded warrior Sgt. Daniel Wafford. "I couldn't see left or right. I just had to sit there and be patient, which is hard for me," he said about waiting in a hunting blind at McAlester Army Ammunition Plant (MCAAP), Okla. for a deer to approach.

  • USACE Galveston District partners with USCG to save time and money

    Oct 23, 2013

    GALVESTON, Texas (Oct. 23, 2013) -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District partnered with the U.S. Coast Guard to provide maintenance dredging, construction oversight, environmental coordination and hydrographic surveying services for nine USCG stations located along the Texas coast, increasing navigation safety while saving taxpayers thousands of dollars annually.

  • Soldier appreciates work done at Natick

    Oct 24, 2013

    No one understands better than a Soldier what his or her peers need in the field. That's why Sgt. 1st Class Adam Adams has such an appreciation for the work done at the Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center.

  • McQuistion takes questions during equipment modernization forum

    Oct 25, 2013

    Lt. Gen. Patricia McQuistion, deputy commanding general of Army Materiel Command, took questions from Army personnel, industry and academia during a panel discussion at the annual meeting of the Association of the United States Army Tuesday, Oct. 22.

  • STAND-TO! Today's Focus: Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention: DSAID

    Oct 24, 2013

    What is it? The Defense Sexual Assault Incident Database (DSAID) is the Department of Defense's system of record for all reported incidents of sexual assault involving Armed Forces members. What has the Army done? In 2007, the U.S. Army's created the Sexual Assault Data Management System (SADMS) to collect information on reported sexual assault incidents involving Army service members. The Army has uploaded case data from SADMS into DSAID monthly since August 2012. As of Oct. 1, 2013, DSAID is now the Army's official system of record for reported sexual assault incidents involving Army service members. Designated Sexual Assault Response Coordinators (SARCs) will now enter sexual assault case information directly into DSAID.

  • AFAP Meeting

    Oct 23, 2013

    Targeting Army Issues

  • Picatinny workforce on point with SHARP training

    Oct 23, 2013

    Not only did the speaker capture the attention of the audience with his booming voice, but he also repeatedly hammered away at several key themes, much like a boxer landing steady punches to a heavy bag.

  • Record field for Army Ten-Miler benefits Morale, Welfare and Recreation

    Oct 24, 2013

    A record Army Ten-Miler field of 35,000 registered participants, along with a record-setting number of starters and finishers, helped generate funds to support Army Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation programs. The previous five runnings of the event generated more than $3 million for the Family and MWR fund.

  • Hang! Fire! Currahes teach the ANA basic 82mm mortar skills

    Oct 23, 2013

    Under a harsh Afghanistan sun, in what would be a picturesque mountain scene, a group of Afghanistan National Army Soldiers listen intensly as Sgt. 1st. Class Bo Lathrop, a mortarman with the Mortar Platoon, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st. Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st. Airborne Division (Air Assault), goes over the steps they will need to effectively use their 82mm mortar system, both safely and accurately.

  • TRADOC Intelligence Support Activity trains the Opposing Forces for NIE 14.1

    Oct 23, 2013

    Soldiers of the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, attached to the Brigade Modernization Command under the Army Capabilities Integration Center, TRADOC, received trainging to act as the Opposing Forces, or Red Team, for the Network Integration Evaluation (NIE) 14.1, which gets into full swing at Fort Bliss this week. NIEs are conducted semi-annually by the Network Integration TRIAD, consisting of the U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command, the BMC and the System of Systems Engineering and Integration Directorate.

  • Rifleman Radio, Nett Warrior networks linked for first time by cross-domain device

    Oct 28, 2013

    For the first time, dismounted Soldiers using unclassified Rifleman Radios will be linked to the classified Nett Warrior system by a new cross-domain device, improving situational awareness on the battlefield while maintaining the security of both networks.

  • Oct. 23, 2013 -- CSA's remarks at Dwight D. Eisenhower Luncheon, AUSA 2013

    Oct 25, 2013

  • Regionally aligned forces continue to organize despite budget uncertainties

    Oct 30, 2013

    As forces draw down from Afghanistan, more are available for regional alignment, said the Army's top forces generation leader.

  • Schweinfurt discovers new rising star

    Oct 23, 2013

    Tanya Stackman, a family member from the 630th Military Police Company, advanced through three rounds of competition to win first place at the finals of the singing contest at Ramon's Bar and Grill Oct. 4.

  • Halloween events at USAG Schweinfurt

    Oct 23, 2013

    Halloween happens at the end of October, and U.S. Army Garrison Schweinfurt has the events to accommodate ghouls, goblins and ghosts of every grade.

  • Prevention means knowing warning signs of domestic violence

    Oct 23, 2013

    As more and more Soldiers and families prepare for their permanent changes of duty station as a result of the eventual closure of the garrison here, they may experience escalated stressors, making them more vulnerable to domestic violence.

  • Lifeline of the Kabul Base Cluster

    Nov 30, -0001

    Task Force Lifeliner, Task Force Rottweiler, 1438th Transportation Company and other units work cohesively as one to render sustainment and retrograde support successfully within the Kabul Base Cluster, all in support of the 1st Theater Sustainment Command.

  • Nineteen Europe-based organizations earn Army-level awards in annual Combined Logistics Excellence A

    Oct 23, 2013

    Nineteen logistics organizations from across Europe earned Army-level honors in this year's Chief of Staff, Army Combined Logistics Excellence Awards.

  • Humphreys hosts fourth Army Ten Miler Shadow Run

    Oct 23, 2013

    CAMP HUMPHREYS -- Although it's slightly less than the amount of runners at its stateside counterpart, more than 300 runners from across the Korean peninsula took part in the installation's fourth annual Army Ten-Miler Shadow Run, Oct. 20.

  • Army scientist advances biometrics through UK exchange program

    Oct 23, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- British and U.S. Army researchers are partnering to enhance biometric and surveillance capabilities as the result of an exchange program between the countries. Dr. Kevin Leonard, a U.S. Army physicist, focused on advancing facial-recognition technologies during his two-year assignment in the United Kingdom.

  • Civilian Spotlight: Getting to know Phyllis M. Baez

    Oct 25, 2013

    Civilian Spotlight: Getting to know Phyllis M. Baez

  • World War II veteran receives award after 68 years

    Oct 23, 2013

    Serving during World War II is a remarkable achievement. Receiving an award for service 68 years later is another.

  • Weapons of mass destruction-civil support team trainers evaluate skills at Rock Island Arsenal

    Mar 13, 2014

    ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, ILL -- (Oct. 22, 2013) Imagine walking into a room and smelling rotting fruit, then your nose starts to run, you feel lightheaded and have difficulty breathing. If this was a fruit compost area, it may not be a concern, but if this was your office at work or a public building this could be a sign that you have been exposed to a chemical or biological agent.

  • Army helps Soldiers have courage to seek help

    Oct 28, 2013

    FORT HOOD, Texas -- The Army's definition of personal courage is facing fear, danger or adversity, whether it is physical or moral. Soldiers are taught to mirror every Army value, but having courage can be difficult in situations where they don't necessarily feel strong.

  • New and improved: 1-24 Infantry Battalion brings new soldiers up to standard

    Oct 22, 2013

  • Presidio hosts Gold Star Mothers

    Oct 22, 2013

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. -- Presidio of Monterey Garrison Commander Col. Paul Fellinger and Judy Fellinger hosted a luncheon for local Gold Star Mothers at the Presidio Sept. 30. In addition to the Fellingers, other garrison and Defense Language School Foreign Language Center leaders were on hand to greet the guests. This year, Sept. 29 was celebrated as Gold Star Mother's Day to honor the mothers of fallen service members.

  • Protecting the Force and yourself

    Oct 22, 2013

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. -- Recently, the Presidio of Monterey Police has experienced an increase in reports of lost or stolen common access cards and military identification cards.

  • Combined Federal Campaign resumes as shutdown ends

    Oct 29, 2013

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. -- The annual Combined Federal Campaign charity drive, interrupted by the 16-day federal government shutdown, has resumed.

  • Army promotes healthy lifestyle for Soldiers, Army families

    Oct 25, 2013

    The Army is promoting healthy lifestyle choices to improve the readiness and resilience of Soldiers, and the health and well-being of Army families, said the Army's surgeon general.

  • Soldiers Stride for Life

    Oct 22, 2013

    Hundreds of people from the El Paso and Fort Bliss community participated, volunteered and walked in the American Cancer Society's fifth-annual Stride for Life 5K walk Oct. 20 at Ascarate Park here.

  • TF Rampant conducts interagency live firefighting training

    Oct 22, 2013

    MCGREGOR RANGE, N.M. -- Several noncommissioned officers from the 3rd Battalion, 364th Engineer Regiment, Task Force Rampant, 5th Armored Brigade, Division West, and Airmen from Holloman Air Force Base conducted Joint-Firefighter Training to maintain military occupational specialty proficiency on Sept. 20.

  • Senior leaders identify challenges past 2020

    Oct 25, 2013

    Senior leaders provided a snapshot of the challenges that the Army faces past 2020, during the 2013 Association of the United States Army Annual Meeting and Exposition, in Washington, D.C.

  • Future uncertain for Ground Combat Vehicle, Armed Aerial Scout

    Oct 25, 2013

    As a result of fiscal "belt tightening, the Ground Combat Vehicle and the Armed Aerial Scout could be delayed, continued or terminated," said the Army's top acquisition professional.

  • Kamisato named acting SWD regional business director

    Nov 30, -0001

    The Southwestern Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, has named Brian Kamisato as the acting director of the Regional Business Directorate at the Division headquarters here, beginning Oct. 21. Kamisato will manage the operations of the Regional Business Center and oversee three divisions: the Business Technical Division, Business Management Division, and Business Resources Division. He will lead the regional governance boards and synchronize activities with a particular focus on regional issues. Kamisato will serve in this position until the arrival of Pete Perez, whose permanent selection for the position and appointment to the Senior Executive Service was announced last month.

  • Senior leaders ask for input to keep family programs

    Oct 23, 2013

    While Army family programs will remain a top priority for the service, the current fiscal situation means cuts and readjustments will have to be made, the Army's top leaders said Oct. 21, 2013.

  • Army Undersecretary: Furloughs disservice to Army civilians

    Oct 23, 2013

    Furloughs are no way to treat a workforce that has served the Army honorably during more than a decade of war, said the Army's under secretary.

  • Veteran's research shows new value for old maps

    Oct 22, 2013

    The tables of the Veterans Curation Program lab in St. Louis are usually covered in artifacts and documents from the vast archaeological collections of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

  • 18th Fires Brigade hosts Marriage Enrichment Training

    Oct 22, 2013

    For all married couples, whether in the military or in the civilian sector, it can be difficult at times to speak the same "language" with your partner. To help with that, the chaplains of the 18th Fires Brigade hosted Marriage Enrichment Training classes at Belmont Village, in Fayetteville Oct. 1.

  • Soldier 360 provides resiliency training to paratroopers and their spouses

    Oct 22, 2013

    "We have a window of opportunity here to make our Army better, and stronger if we focus on the right things and resiliency is one of the right things that will make the Army stronger and more effective," said Chief of Staff of the Army, Gen. Raymond T. Odierno, addressing senior leaders during a service-wide suicide prevention stand down, at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va., Sept. 27, 2012.

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