Archive: Oct 2013

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  • 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.

  • Leader serves two countries

    Oct 22, 2013

    Maj. Lee Geun-hyung, from Killeen, Texas, and originally from Angang, South Korea is the 210th Fires Brigade chaplain and is one of a handful of soldiers, who served as a member of both the ROK and U.S. Army.

  • Army to stand up new Resiliency Directorate

    Oct 25, 2013

    Army leaders announced Oct. 21, 2013, a new directorate would be established in the Pentagon under the Army's G-1.

  • 200th MPCOM embraces one law firm concept

    Oct 22, 2013

    Doing more with less. As the current budget crisis demonstrates, the days of making every dollar stretch as far as it can are here to stay. And with the implementation of a one-law-firm concept, the 200th Military Police Command is doing just that.

  • Watervliet supports Veterans at job fair, finds the most unique reference of all

    Oct 22, 2013

    The Arsenal supported Veterans today at the Albany VA Medical Center's Job Fair. Ian Hart, right, brought what maybe the more interesting of job references to Arsenal Personnel Specialists James Ehman and Jody Roy … an Arsenal history book with his photo on page 168 (page 263 in today's history book).

  • Former commander presents Purple Heart to Wounded Warrior

    Oct 22, 2013

    Maj. Gen. William Roy congratulates Staff Sgt. Edward Matayka after presenting the Purple Heart Medal to him Oct. 18 during a ceremony at the Warrior and Family Support Center.

  • Since Sandy, many Army Corps' risk reduction projects completed, underway

    Oct 22, 2013

    In the 12 months since Hurricane Sandy struck the northeastern United States, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has completed repairs on 30 Sandy-damaged navigation channels and structures, completed restoration of the six most urgent and compelling engineered beach projects along the coast, and is actively working nearly 200 other projects to reduce the risk of future coastal storm damage.

  • Army Small business forum educates contractors

    Oct 28, 2013

    Small business is big business at the Army Materiel Command. That is the messages AMC Commander, Gen. Dennis L. Via delivered to attendees of a Small Business Forum at the annual Association of the United States Army meeting Oct. 22.

  • Westphal: Small businesses critical to readiness of Army

    Oct 23, 2013

    Under Secretary of the Army Dr. Joseph W. Westphal met with dozens of small business owners and representatives to hear their success stories on working with the Army as well as the challenges they face, during a discussion Oct. 21, 2013, at the 2013 Association of the United States Army Annual Meeting and Exposition, in Washington, D.C.

  • ROTC Cadet learns at Bataan, plans for Memorial march

    Nov 14, 2013

    Jacob Meurer, an ROTC Cadet who attends the University of New Mexico, plans on participating in his third Bataan Memorial Death March in early 2014. But after an ROTC CULP trip to the Philippines, this year's memorial march will take on a different meaning to him. One of the units captured at Bataan during April of 1942 was from the New Mexico National Guard. And one man, Eduardo Chavez--like many of the survivors--left a legacy for family and friends. The event, held in White Sands New Mexico, is in honor of that NMNG unit. And the reason he participates, Meurer said, was because of Eduardo Chavez, who was a family friend.

  • Army Physical Therapy -- A Proud History and Integral Force in Neuromusculoskeletal Care and Readine

    Oct 22, 2013

    The long and proud tradition of physical therapy in the United States was born out of necessity to meet the needs of American service members injured during World War I. The Army Medical Department recognized the need for a formalized physical therapy course of instruction in the early 1920s. This fall, the Army celebrates over 90 years of formal military physical therapy education and rehabilitative care for Department of Defense beneficiaries.1

  • Oct. 21, 2013 -- SecArmy McHugh's AUSA keynote remarks

    Oct 22, 2013

    Oct. 21, 2013 -- SecArmy McHugh's keynote remarks at the 2013

  • 10th Mountain soldiers come out on top in competition

    Oct 22, 2013

    At first glance the seven tasks appeared to be simple, but for the 11 soldiers who gathered on Forward Operating Base Fenty, Oct. 9-11, the simple tasks turned out to be anything but easy.

  • A night on the mountaintop

    Oct 22, 2013

    NANGAHAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan (Sept. 27, 2013) - A squad of Soldiers and their Afghan interpreter gathered in the darkness outside of a building on Forward Operating Base Torkham. Their mission was simple: climb a nearby mountain where the FOB is operating an observation post, link up with the Afghan Security Group personnel manning the operating post, and partner with them to guard the base through the night.

  • 'We're going to be doing everything on our own'

    Oct 22, 2013

    "There are a lot of difficulties and certainly challenges ahead," said Afghan National Army Col. Abdul Rahman Ghoori, acquisition officer, Afghan Ministry of Defense, as he stood and addressed his collegues in the Shura center on Forward Operating Base Gamberi, Sept.18. "We're going to be doing everything on our own. The Coalition will be in a supporting role. We are going to do our best and we're going to strive to be of service to .... the soldiers of the army of Afghanistan to make sure the people of Afghanistan have peace and stability."

  • ND Guard prepares for key homeland defense mission

    Oct 22, 2013

    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The 1st Battalion, 362nd Air Defense Artillery Regiment, Task Force Renegades, 5th Armored Brigade, recently deployed an Operational Readiness Evaluation team to the National Capital Region to conduct an evaluation on the North Dakota Army National Guard's 1st Battalion, 188th Air Defense Artillery Regiment 26-30 Aug.

  • Soldiers learn leadership skills at Fort McNair

    Oct 22, 2013

    Army leaders gained valuable skills during the Company Commander and First Sergeant Course held at the National Defense University on Fort Lesley J. McNair from Oct. 15 - 18.

  • Army researchers focus on cybersecurity

    Oct 22, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (Oct. 22, 2013) -- Army Technology Magazine's latest edition focuses on how Army researchers and scientists are advancing the science of cybersecurity.

  • CS-13: Not just for the guys on the ground

    Oct 22, 2013

    The 2nd Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment, at Forward Operating Base Tagab, know better than anyone That the Army's new communication suite, Capability Set-13, is far more than just some smart phones and satellite dishes.

  • Kids have a 'spooktacular' time at the 'Fall Family Day'

    Oct 22, 2013

    What do you get when you mix arts and crafts, costumes, "trunk-or-treating" and drive-in movies?

  • AMC Commander addresses ROTC Cadets at AUSA 2013

    Oct 23, 2013

    The commander of the Army Materiel Commander addressed future Army officers during the 2013 ROTC Luncheon at the AUSA Annual Meeting here Oct. 21. General Dennis L. Via, who was an ROTC Cadet at Virginia State University 33 years ago, presented awards to the most active ROTC company, the ROTC unit with the best support to the community, and to the largest ROTC company. He also spoke to the cadets about his own experiences, and about their decision to serve as military officers.

  • Combined Federal Campaign funded youth center still going strong

    Oct 22, 2013

    It's been a little more than a year since the Sembach Youth Center first opened its doors and in that time, Tameka Grant has watched, waited and prayed.

  • Local intel training sets standard, saves dollars

    Oct 22, 2013

    With the U.S. government shutdown and budget constraints, U.S. Army Africa manages to continue mission requirements and raise Vicenza, Italy as a prominent training locale on Africa - all for the cost of nothing.

  • USARAF Soldiers continue women integration efforts in Africa

    Oct 22, 2013

    U.S. Army Africa personnel traveled to Gaborone, Botswana and Windhoek, Namibia to recommend proposals to help integrate enlisted females in the Botswana and Namibia Defense Forces in a Woman's Integration follow up Sept. 16 -- 20.

  • Catch breast cancer early

    Oct 22, 2013

    Knowing signs and getting screenings can help head off the most common cancer plaguing American women

  • USARAF NCO receives transportation Soldier of year honors

    Oct 22, 2013

    -- On any given day, one could easily overlook Sgt. 1st Class Maria Caulford, U.S. Army Africa's air cell/operational support airlift action officer, as just another noncommissioned officer walking the grounds of Caserma Ederle. At first glance, she looks like every other Soldier; nothing about her small frame stands out among the sea of maroon berets of the 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team dominating the post.

  • CYSS adopts new fee policy

    Oct 22, 2013

    The Department of Defense is standardizing costs of programs for consistency within all branches of service.

  • Have a DIY Halloween

    Oct 22, 2013

    Adding a little time and effort to Halloween preparations this year can save money and get creative juices flowing.

  • Welcome home, 153rd Military Police Company

    Nov 30, -0001

    The Delaware National Guard welcomed home the 130 members of the 153rd Military Police Company.

  • Institute of Land Warfare #2: Towards a Ready and Resilient Army

    Nov 30, -0001

    From Washington D.C. The Vice Chief of Staff of the Army, GEN John Campbell, leads a diverse group of panelists including Army G1 LTG Bromberg, Army Surgeon General LTG Horoho, in a discussion about the Army's holistic Ready and Resilient campaign. It will focus on the Soldier life cycle, Family and Community services that support a resilient force, the Performance Triad and Resiliency Training. Available in high definition.

  • National Guard soldiers treated to seats at NASCAR's infamous 'Monster Mile'

    Nov 30, -0001

    DOVER, Del. - Delaware, the First State, is the second smallest state in the nation and home of NASCAR's infamous "Monster Mile." Twice a year, NASCAR and all its fanfare take Delaware's capital city, Dover, by storm for a whirlwind weekend of racing at Dover Downs. The September race was no different for the average race fan. However, for dozens of National Guard Soldiers, the weekend was above average.

  • Third Generation Delaware Guardsman Promoted to Colonel

    Nov 30, -0001

    Lt. Col. Bruce R. Walton Jr.'s family has a long history of serving in the U.S. Army's Delaware National Guard.

  • War Eagles assume authority for Task Force Platinum

    Oct 22, 2013

    93rd Military Police Battalion assumed authority of Task Force Platinum an organization that provides essential support through detainee and detention facility operations for Joint Task Force Guantanamo on October 16, 2013 at Bulkeley Field. Article Summarized from "The Wire -- October 18, 2013" publication

  • 'Vanguard' opens career opportunities for soldiers through education

    Oct 22, 2013

    There are some things we do early in life that can have a significant impact on our career paths. Prior to joining the military, service members take the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery test, and the general technical score is used to determine the military occupational specialty Soldiers can serve in. Sometimes Soldiers don't get the job they'd like. The Functional Academic Skills Training class helps prepare Soldiers for taking the Armed Forces Classification Test, equivalent to the ASVAB, to improve their GT score and open doors of opportunity to other jobs within the Army.

  • New granulator machine puts money back into Army's pocket

    Oct 24, 2013

    Amid intense budgetary concerns and with units across the Army struggling to save money, one organization has found a way to bring money back into the Army by selling something most Soldiers see as garbage after a day at the range.

  • Soldiers at Sembach take stand against drugs, alcohol

    Oct 22, 2013

    SEMBACH, Germany - Hundreds of people at U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz took a stand against drug and alcohol abuse Oct. 19 during the Red Ribbon Run at Sembach Kaserne. The event, centered on a five kilometer fun run and walk, is the Kaiserslautern Military Community's way to commemorate National Red Ribbon Week. Kai Jendretzke won the race, coming in at 17:11.

  • Soldiers remember fallen CID special agent

    Oct 22, 2013

    Soldiers honored the memory of Sgt. Joseph Peters -- the first special agent from the Army's Criminal Investigation Command, known as CID -- to die in combat since the command was established in 1971. Peters, 24, of Springfield, Mo., was killed Oct. 6 by enemy explosives in Zhari District, near Kandahar, Afghanistan.

  • Deployed brothers-in-law meet while in support of OEF

    Oct 22, 2013

    U.S. Air Force Capt. Jared King, a Forest Hill, Md., native and a cyber warfare operator, followed in his family's footsteps and volunteered to deploy to Afghanistan in support of Central Command's materiel recovery element as their communications officer.

  • Thrift Store reopens with larger space, more items

    Oct 22, 2013

    CAMP HUMPHREYS -- After receiving an interior renovation, the Painted Door Thrift Store located in Bldg. 360, reopened to the community, Oct. 1. The thrift store is operated by the Humphreys United Club, a non-profit service organization for all ID cardholders. Established in 1997, the primary function of the United Club is to manage the thrift shop and return the profits to the U.S. Army Garrison Humphreys and Area III communities.

  • 4-6 ARS equipment floats into port

    Oct 24, 2013

    The 4th Attack Reconnaissance Squadron, 6th Cavalry Regiment arrrives to South Korea to join 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, Oct. 22, 2013.

  • The Gift of Fuel

    Oct 22, 2013

    While moving their aircraft from the port of Busan to their new home at Camp Humphreys, 4th ARS-6th Cav. Regt., made a stop at Camp Walker, where the Company A Soldiers anxiously awaited their arrival to do what they were trained to do which is supply petroleum to the new aircraft.

  • Signal Soldiers earn prestigious German award

    Oct 22, 2013

    Six Soldiers with Company A, 53rd Signal Battalion qualify for Silver Badge

  • Improvements to Army's new 5.56mm production lines help save government more than $20 million

    Oct 22, 2013

    The Program Executive Office for Ammunition's Enhanced Performance Round program shaved off more than $20 million dollars in a value engineering project aimed at renovating the bullet production lines and improving the program's purchasing strategies.

  • A New Addition

    Oct 22, 2013

    Soldiers assigned to 4th ARS, 6th Cav. Regt., marked their historic nine-month deployment with a unit colors uncasing ceremony Oct. 18.

  • Legionnaires prepare for training exercise

    Oct 21, 2013

  • SecArmy McHugh: Budget cuts affecting readiness

    Oct 23, 2013

    Budget cuts, sequestration and continuing resolutions have exacted "great cost" on Army readiness, said the Army's secretary during the opening of the 2013 Association of the United States Army Annual Meeting and Exposition, held at the convention center in Washington, D.C.

  • 1-37 FA rains down steel on Yakima Training Center

    Nov 30, -0001

    The ground shook and the air thundered as 1st Battalion, 37th Field Artillery Regiment "Red Lions" engaged multiple targets repeatedly at Yakima Training Center, Wash., during a live-fire exercise Oct. 9.

  • Vice Chief of Staff Campbell: NCOs still 'backbone' of Army

    Oct 23, 2013

    Vice Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. John F. Campbell said non-commissioned officers remain the backbone of the force, and are especially critical as the Army downsizes and the world becomes more dangerous.

  • U.S. Forces Partner with Sri Lanka for Mine Training Program

    Oct 21, 2013

    VAVUNIYA, Sri Lanka--For nine months, U.S. servicemembers in the Army, Navy and Air Force supported and carried out the 18th Medical Command (Deployment Support)'s humanitarian demining mission on the creation and implementation of a course to make Sri Lanka landmine free.

  • Architect of the Year works at Huntsville Center

    Oct 21, 2013

    A member of the Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville has received recognition from headquarters Corps of Engineers.

  • TF Black Scorpion NCO nominated for National Latina Style Distinguished Service Award

    Oct 21, 2013

    MCGREGOR Range, N.M. -- Staff Sgt. Rosario Garcia, equal opportunity leader for 2nd Battalion, 363rd Infantry Regiment, Task Force Black Scorpion, 5th Armored Brigade, Division West, was nominated 15 May for the National Latina Style Distinguished Service Award for her outstanding achievement as the Battalion Equal Opportunity Leader.

  • Corps worker counts herself as cancer survivor

    Oct 21, 2013

    It was only the size of a green pea, but it changed Patricia James's life.

  • Soldiers Update: Hall of Heros Swenson

    Nov 30, -0001

    Hall of Heroes induction ceremony for Medal of Honor recipient, former Army Captain William Swenson.

  • Red River earns AMC environmental awards

    Oct 21, 2013

    The Army Materiel Command announced recipients of four Environmental Awards and two additional Green Awards for fiscal year 2012. Red River Army Depot was among the award recipients earning the Environmental Quality Award as well as the Green Installation Award.

  • 51st TICO Soldier recounts her journey to the United States

    Oct 21, 2013

    A National Training Center soldier, with ties to Armenia and Iran, who came here in the past five years, shares her story below. Coming to America stories are as unique as each person who chose to make a home in these United States over the past six hundred years.

  • 5th AR teams up with El Paso Society of American Military Engineers Chapter for Plant Tour

    Oct 21, 2013

    EL PASO, Texas -- The 1st Battalion, 361st Engineer Regiment, Task Force Redhawk, 5th Armored Brigade, Division West, toured the Kay Bailey Hutchison Desalination Plant as part of an event hosted by the El Paso Society of American Military Engineers Post, recently.

  • Corps reaches new heights with pilot engineers

    Oct 21, 2013

    Slicing through the air, the rotor blades spin faster than the eye can see while attached to the body of the aircraft. The smell of exhaust permeates the air above the tarmac and a loud rhythm of dual engines penetrates the ear. Systems -- check; avionics -- check; crew, passengers and mission equipment -- check.

  • Red River employee recognized for 51 years of service

    Oct 21, 2013

    In recognition of 51 years of service, RRAD retiree Doyce Martin received a Presidential Letter of Appreciation personally signed by President Barack Obama.

  • Pathfinders jump toward next 'rendezvous with destiny'

    Oct 22, 2013

    Soldiers with F Company, 5th Battalion, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault,) Pathfinders, conducted the unit's last scheduled jump, at Corregidor Drop Zone, on Fort Campbell, Ky., Oct. 16, 2013.

  • MDW Soldiers open AUSA '13 convention

    Oct 23, 2013

    Soldiers from the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) and The U.S. Army Band "Pershing's Own" presented a historically accurate patriotic performance during the opening ceremony of this year's Association of the United States Army's (AUSA) annual meeting and exposition at the Washington D.C. Convention Center, Oct. 21 - 23.

  • 2013 AUSA Opening Ceremony

    Nov 30, -0001

    The opening ceremony to the 2013 AUSA Conference.

  • Behavioral Health Data Portal IT Team winners of the Excellence in Enterprise Information Award

    Oct 21, 2013

    U.S. Army Medical Command's Behavioral Health Data Portal team was notified Oct. 15th that the team & its project had been selected as the Government Awardee for 2013. They are the winners of the Excellence in Enterprise Information Award from the Association For Enterprise Information (AFEI), an affiliate of The National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA), a leading Defense Industry association.

  • Army seeking in-depth engagements in Asia-Pacific theater

    Oct 23, 2013

    Countries throughout the Asia-Pacific region are "excited by our increased participation here," said the Army's top general in that area.

  • Oktoberfest celebration helps lift spirits

    Oct 21, 2013

    Despite the concern raised from the then-looming government shutdown, the Fort Gordon Community held its spirits lifted during the annual Oktoberfest celebration.

  • AUSA Press Conference

    Nov 30, -0001

    Secretary of the Army John McHugh and Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Ray Odierno give a press conference at the AUSA conference.

  • Fort Gordon Hilltop Riding Stables offer lessons for everyone

    Oct 21, 2013

    The Fort Gordon Hilltop Riding Stables offers opportunities to learn how to ride a horse. Riding lessons are available from September through May. Anyone age 7 or older can register for lessons, including the general public.

  • PFC Parker Dunn Awarded Medal of Honor, 23 October 1918

    Oct 21, 2013

    In October 1918, in the Argonne Forest of France, the 78th Infantry Division came under heavy German machine gun and artillery fire, forcing American troops to jump into a nearby river for cover. Private Dunn and the Intelligence Section were tasked to build a bridge in order to gain better access to the village.

  • Everett recruiter leads by example, recruits sons

    Nov 30, -0001

    A U.S. Army soldier spends his or her day training and working in one of the world's strongest fighting forces with the goal of upholding the Constitution and protecting America's freedoms.

  • National boxing champ prepares 5th AR Soldiers for boxing smoker

    Oct 21, 2013

    FORT BLISS, Texas - Five Soldiers from the 5th Armored Brigade, Division West recently participated in the semi-annual Fort Bliss Fall Border Rumble boxing smoker at the Stout Physical Fitness Center, here.

  • ASAP counselor poised to assist community

    Oct 21, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - The soft glow of desk lamps rather than the harsh glare of fluorescent lights illuminates the office of Patricia Coburn, the new substance abuse counselor with the APG Army Substance Abuse Program. The intent, Coburn said, is to offer a welcoming, relaxing, atmosphere in which clients can speak openly.

  • 1st BCT welcomes Sapper Eagles back into its ranks

    Nov 30, -0001

    The soldiers of the 326th Engineer Battalion held a patch changing ceremony Oct. 18 at the battalion's headquarters here.

  • Sango silvers in third armed forces appearance

    Oct 21, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Every year that Master Sgt. Sheila Sango of the U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command has qualified to play golf at the All Army level she's done better than the year before.

  • USAPHC wins Military Softball Tournament

    Oct 21, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - After the dust settled from the intramural softball competition in September, MWR hosted a Military Softball Tournament for post military units and bragging rights. On Oct. 3 the U.S. Army Public Health Command team defeated the 22D Chemical Battalion (TE) 26-7 for its second consecutive post championship at the APG South (Edgewood) sports field.

  • APG Prescription Take-Back Campaign

    Oct 21, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - The APG Army Substance Abuse Program (ASAP) and DES Community Policing/DARE have developed numerous drop-off opportunities for the APG community to properly dispose of expired, unused and unwanted prescription and over-the-counter medicines during the APG Prescription Take Back Campaign.

  • Team APG hosts disability awareness workshops

    Oct 21, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - In honor of National Disability Employment Awareness Month, Team APG hosted free workshops for military, retirees and civilians in the Mallette Training Facility Oct. 9. The event was sponsored by the U.S Army Public Health Command.

  • 409th CSB earns Army awards for excellence in contracting

    Oct 21, 2013

    KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany -- Two 409th Contracting Support Brigade civilians are recipients of the 2013 Secretary of the Army Awards for Excellence in Contracting.

  • Finnish-American Soldier lives the modern "American Dream"

    Oct 21, 2013

    BALKH PROVINCE, Afghanistan--According to the Merriam-Webster Collegiate Dictionary, the American dream is "an American social ideal that stresses egalitarianism, which is a belief in human equality, especially with respect to social, political, and economic affairs."

  • 'First in Support' soldiers assist 5-7 ADA equipment inspections

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers from the 21st Theater Sustainment Command's headquarters and 16th Sustainment Brigade assisted the 10th Army Air and Missile Defense Command's 5th Battalion, 7th Air Defense Artillery with equipment inspections Oct 7-18 on Rhine Ordnance Barracks.

  • Johnson named APG News assistant editor

    Oct 21, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - The APG Garrison Public Affairs Office is pleased to announce that longtime APG News contract photojournalist, Yvonne Johnson, has been promoted to the position of Assistant Editor of the APG News. Johnson's promotion took effect Oct. 14.

  • APG safety policies for motorists, pedestrians clarified

    Oct 21, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Everyone on Aberdeen Proving Ground, be it Soldier, civilian, contractor, Family member, guest or visitor, is required to follow post policies and regulations regarding safety. These regulations are enforced by the Directorate of Emergency Services to protect the safety of the entire community. The information below addresses some common concerns. More information about safety regulations can be found on the Installation Safety Office website at www.apg.army.mil/apghome/sites/installation/iso/index.html.

  • Fun fall events at APG

    Oct 21, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Want to do something fun this fall? The APG community is hosting a variety of fall activities for all ages. Best of all, these activities are free.

  • Storm Water Management Ponds off limits

    Oct 21, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Storm water management ponds and drainage channels located throughout Aberdeen Proving Ground and within housing areas are designed to effectively manage surface water during rain events. These ponds or channels are not intended for use as a play area for children or pets.

  • One Woman's Story of Hope and Survival

    Oct 21, 2013

    October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Breast cancer is the second-most common cause of cancer-related death in American women. For one Fort Detrick woman, this has been her battle over the last year.

  • NCO finds true meaning of leadership on recruiting duty

    Oct 21, 2013

    Why would anyone want to become a recruiter? I did. Although I could not have foreseen it when I volunteered, the decision would become life altering. This duty challenged everything I thought I knew about being a leader in the Army.

  • Womack Army Medical Center physician receives recruiting excellence award

    Oct 21, 2013

    Col. (Dr.) Frank Christopher was presented the U. S. Army Recruiting Excellence Medallion at an Oct. 7 ceremony by Col. (Dr.) Steven Brewster, commander, Womack Army Medical Center, Fort Bragg, N.C., and Maj. Sandra Petty, Officer in Charge of the Raleigh Medical Recruiting Center on behalf of Maj. Gen. Allen Batschelet, commanding general of U. S. Army Recruiting Command (USAREC.)

  • Army Releases Operational Energy Video and 8 Power Tips -- LTG Mason to Discuss Initiatives at AUSA

    Oct 21, 2013

    The Army is releasing an Operational Energy training video and 8 Power Tips aimed at encouraging Soldiers to use energy smarter on the battlefield. LTG Raymond V. Mason, Deputy Chief of Staff for Logistics, G-4, is releasing both during this week's 2013 Annual Association of the U.S. Army Meeting and Exposition. Mason will speak at 10 a.m. Tuesday, October 22, 2013 as part of a panel on creating efficiencies and synergies. Live Stream http://www.army.mil/professional/ilw/

  • Reserve mobilization supports multi-compo training mission

    Oct 21, 2013

    JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, N.J -- One year after the 174th Infantry Brigade, First Army Division East mobilized its 2nd Battalion, 309th Regiment from the Ready Reserve ranks, the training reigns changed hands and 2nd Bn, 312th Regiment Soldiers began their year-long mobilization at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J.

  • US Army Central supports EFMB in Kuwait

    Oct 21, 2013

    Weary soldiers lined the road in the pre-dawn hours of what promised to be another sweltering day in Kuwait. After enduring a variety of grueling mental and physical tasks, 22 service members were all that remained of the 138 that began the competition five days prior. Looming ahead of the remaining candidates and their goal was a daunting 12-mile road-march course.

  • ATVs: not to be underestimated

    Oct 21, 2013

  • Families learn to act during natural disaster

    Oct 21, 2013

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea--The laughter and the enthusiasm of children filled the air as they learn how to react to disasters and emergencies. The Red Cross hosted a National Preparedness Month event for Soldiers and their Families at Camp Casey in late September.

  • 210th Fires Bde focus on survivability training

    Oct 21, 2013

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea -- Realistic training builds Soldiers' confidence in their equipment, ensuring they can provide a strong defense to deter aggression against the Korean peninsula.

  • The Gift of Fuel

    Oct 21, 2013

    CAMP HUMPHREYS, South Korea -- For anyone coming into a new home it is traditional to give them a house-warming gift that will serve them well in creating a warm environment in their future home.

  • 2CAB supports 2ID aerial operations

    Oct 21, 2013

    CAMP HUMPHREYS, South Korea -- As pilots and crew members maneuver aircraft seamlessly through mountains and valleys, their mission is to deter aggression and be ready to 'Fight to Tonight.'

  • Aviation Unit Arrives to Korean Peninsula

    Oct 21, 2013

    CAMP HUMPHREYS, South Korea -- Many Soldiers know what it is like to be stationed in the Republic of Korea but only one unit knows what it is like to be deployed to Korea. The land of the morning calm welcomed Soldiers from the 4th Attack Reconnaissance Squadron, 6th Cavalry Regiment much the same way it welcomes all the Soldiers that have served on her shores; with the promise of new friendships and a unique training environment.

  • 2ID Soldiers, KATUSAs earn honors, display Sgt Audie Murphy skills

    Oct 21, 2013

    CAMP RED CLOUD, Korea--Four Soldiers from the 2nd Infantry Division were inducted in to the Sergeant Audie Murphy Club during a luncheon Oct. 10 at the Commanding General's Mess.

  • Red Currahee's Baker Company provide security for KLE

    Oct 21, 2013

    Soldiers with Baker Company, 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), provide security for a key leader engagement at Combat Outpost Band-e Sarde, Afghanistan, on Oct. 9, 2013.

  • Washington Redskins Salute Old Guard Soldiers

    Nov 30, -0001

    Sgt. Robert Keifer and Spc. Michael Sands, 2013 Military District of Washington's Non-commissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year, were honored at FedEx Field today by the Washington Redskins. These Soldiers will represent the Military District of Washington in the Army Best Warrior Competition next month. Video by Staff Sgt. Chris Ballentine. Available in high definition.

  • SecArmy at Army Ten Miler

    Oct 21, 2013

    Secretary of the Army John McHugh and Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno watch runners race from the starting line at the 29th Army Ten-Miler, held at the Pentagon, Oct. 20, 2013. The Army Ten-Miler is America's largest ten-mile race, held every October in Washington, D.C., and sponsored by the U.S. Army Military District of Washington. The race events include a youth run, a youth activity fair, and a pre-race pasta dinner held the night before the race. The race attracts a large number of civilian and military running teams.

  • 'Spartan' CSM begins, ends career with same unit

    Nov 30, -0001

    Stepping down from your last position of responsibility before retiring is a proud moment for most, but for U.S. Army Command Sgt. Maj. Philip Chepenik it's more - monumental, nostalgic and bittersweet.

  • Eighth Army revitalizes physical readiness training

    Oct 28, 2013

    The top U.S. Army command in South Korea revitalized its physical readiness training program.

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