Archive: Oct 2013

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  • Health providers receive 'eye opening' experience

    Nov 30, -0001

    As the only deployed physician assistant with 2nd "Black Jack" Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Capt. La Tasha Gray, treats and cares for thousands of troops, a challenge she will not have to face alone while in Afghanistan.

  • Centurion CrossFit Fort Hood hosts competition

    Nov 30, -0001

    For the past five weeks Centurion CrossFit Fort Hood has been hosting an annual Cross Fit Open competition for resident competitors who hope to gain entry into the regionals of the CrossFit games.

  • 'Black Jack' support platoon makes sling loading look easy

    Nov 30, -0001

    In a late October evening, a small sling load crew braces themselves atop a cargo cage while an Army CH-47 Chinook helicopter hovers above them as they begin to connect the load.

  • Swenson Hall of Heroes induction brings changes to MOH processing

    Oct 18, 2013

    As former Army Capt. William D. Swenson was inducted into the Pentagon Hall of Heroes, Oct. 16, 2013, Secretary of the Army John McHugh announced a directive to improve the Medal of Honor nomination and review process.

  • Peacekeepers change their patch

    Nov 5, 2013

    FORT CAMPBELL Ky. - Soldiers of the 716th Military Police Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), performed a patch change ceremony Oct. 17, at Fort Campbell, Ky.

  • 210th Fires Bde. conducts ACL retrieval training exercise

    Oct 18, 2013

    210th Fires Brigade participates in an Ammunition Combat Load Retrieval Exercise Oct. 17-18 on Camp Casey. The training exercise focused on the brigade's ability to pull ammunition out of storage facilities and distribute it to the units in case of emergency situations. The retrieval, uploading and transporting of the Brigade's ACL is critical to the success of the Brigade's mission.

  • 1st Signal Brigade celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

    Oct 17, 2013

    Members of United States Forces Korea came to celebrate and recognize Hispanic culture and Latinos that serve our nation's armed forces. 1st Sgt. Jose J. Santiago, USFK, Special Troops Battalion, United Nations Command Honor Guard Company, was the event's guest speaker.

  • Lancer joins the runners elite

    Nov 30, -0001

    To successfully complete the Grand Slam of Ultra-running, a runner has to successfully complete four of America's toughest 100-mile races, which consists of the Western States 100 in California, the Vermont 100 Mile Endurance Run in Vermont, the Wasatch Front 100-Mile Endurance Run in Utah, and the Leadville Trail 100 in Colorado.

  • 110th Chem works with UK chemical counterparts

    Nov 30, -0001

    Down a dark, narrow passage a special group of soldiers enters a deserted factory where suspected chemical weapons are being produced. With sensors and monitors beeping, they find the deadly chemical production they are looking for. Now it's time to go to work.

  • Dog Day afternoon

    Nov 30, -0001

    At 7:59 a.m. the rain was nothing more than a quiet mist born from brooding clouds. Two minutes later it had escalated into a vicious downpour. The squad of soldiers trudging through the weather didn't appear to notice the change. While their uniforms quickly went from damp to drenched, their faces were stoic, their expressions unmoved.

  • Got talent? Army calls for military, civilian vocalists

    Oct 17, 2013

    Army Entertainment has integrated live auditions for the 2014 U.S. Army Soldier Show with selections of the 2013 Operations Rising Star finalists. The Fort Wainwright competition for the 2013 Operation Rising Star singing contest is scheduled for Oct. 24 through Oct. 26 at the Warrior Zone from 7 to 10 p.m.

  • Peacekeeper Challenge honors fallen warriors

    Oct 18, 2013

    FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. - On Aug. 27, 2011, Spc. Michael C. Roberts died in combat in Kandahar province, Afghanistan. Only a week later, on Sept. 3, Spc. Christopher J. Scott would also die in combat in Kandahar. Both men were in their early twenties and each one gave all they had serving the nation during Operation Enduring Freedom. Both men were also part of the 716th Military Police Battalion, one of the most storied and highly decorated military police battalions in the U.S. Army.

  • SecArmy McHugh helps induct Swenson into Pentagon Hall of Heroes

    Oct 17, 2013

    Secretary of the Army John McHugh presents Medal of Honor recipient former Capt. William D. Swenson with a photo and citation during Swenson's Induction Ceremony into the Hall of Heroes, at the Pentagon, Oct. 16, 2013. Swenson received the Medal of Honor for risking his life and going above and beyond the call of duty while serving as an embedded advisor to the Afghan National Border Police, Task Force Phoenix, Combined Security Transition Command-Afghanistan in support of 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), during combat operations against an armed enemy in Kunar Province, Afghanistan, on Sept. 8, 2009.

  • Paratrooper remains resilient through spouses' deployment

    Oct 18, 2013

    Spc. Flavia Veiga, a human resources specialist with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team, and her husband, Staff Sgt. Sanel Klebic, a supply sergeant with the 20th Engineer Brigade, are one of many couples who have been working on remaining resilient and cultivating a marriage while being separated by distance and duty.

  • Secretary of the Army Top Priorities

    Oct 18, 2013

    Secretary of the Army Top Priorities

  • National Training Center at Fort Irwin begins seasonal influenza vaccination program

    Oct 17, 2013

    Cpt. Liza Bortz of Weed Army Community Hospital's preventive medicine department administers a flu vaccination to National Training Center Commanding General Brig. Gen. Ted Martin.

  • DA civilian volunteers time to support medical mission in Africa

    Oct 17, 2013

    Ten-day mission trip draws on former medic experience

  • Army Energy Awareness = Action Month Enhancing Mission Effectiveness

    Oct 17, 2013

    During the month of October, it is our responsibility to become energy informed and aware so that we may carry this knowledge through the rest of the year. By taking action, becoming champions of change, promoting energy awareness and making energy informed operations a key consideration in all that we do, we possess the power to succeed.

  • Military Ocean Terminals play strategic role in defense

    Oct 18, 2013

    On opposite sides of the continent sit two Military Ocean Terminals unassumingly shipping munitions across the globe. With an air of efficiency only achieved after decades of operations, the ports neither hide nor broadcast their operations; they simply accomplish their mission: to safely provide ammunition terminal services to meet the nation's objectives.

  • SAMC Hawaii inducts four, continues tradition of excellence

    Oct 17, 2013

    Four soldiers from the 8th Theater Sustainment Command were inducted into the prestigious Sgt. Audie Murphy Club, Oct. 16, aboard the Logistics Support Vessel 7, the Staff Sgt. Robert T. Kuroda.

  • Ranger's salute strikes patriotic chord across nation

    Oct 17, 2013

    A photo of a wounded Army Ranger saluting his commander from a hospital bed in Afghanistan has become a symbol of fortitude, sacrifice and honor.

  • 'Long Knife' Brigade cases colors, inactivates during ceremony

    Oct 17, 2013

    One day short of its eight-year anniversary, the 4th Brigade "Long Knife" Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, cased its colors during an inactivation ceremony Oct. 17 at Cooper Field here.

  • Simplification is key goal at Army network tech day

    Oct 18, 2013

    Army engineers are joining forces with industry to simplify the service's tactical communications network by uniting fragmented capabilities and taking a holistic approach to network advancement.

  • Spouses enjoy Seahorse Challenge

    Oct 17, 2013

    Fort Knox's 19th Engineer Battalion -- also known as the Seahorse Battalion -- recently sponsored a spouse challenge, giving spouses the opportunity to experience some of the tasks their Soldiers do daily.

  • Spotlight On...Staff Sgt. Brian Roussel

    Oct 17, 2013

    Staff Sgt. Brian D. Roussel is an acquisition, logistics and technology contracting noncommissioned officer assigned to the 412th Contracting Support Brigade at Joint Base San Antonio ' Fort Sam Houston, Texas.

  • ACC NewsBlast - Oct. 17, 2013

    Oct 17, 2013

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

  • Knox takes Gold

    Oct 17, 2013

    Fort Knox was named the Gold Medal winner by the National Parks and Recreation Association for excellence in park and recreation management.

  • Hay lease a win-win situation at Fort Sill

    Oct 17, 2013

    Hay is just one of many agricultural leases on Fort Sill.

  • Secure Email safe way to talk to doctors

    Oct 17, 2013

    Patients at Fort Sill's Reynolds Army Community Hospital can communicate with their doctors without picking up the phone through secure email. The system, known as the Army Medical Secure Messaging Service (AMSMS), allows patients and medical providers to communicate with each other in total privacy.

  • 'Iron Man'-style suit in early stages of development

    Oct 21, 2013

    U.S. Special Operations Command wants its operators to be protected with what it informally calls an "Iron Man" suit, named after the fictional superhero.

  • AFAP forum begins Oct. 22 at Fort Sill

    Oct 17, 2013

  • 31st ADA Brigade assumes deployed duties

    Oct 17, 2013

    The 31st Air Defense Artillery Brigade took over air defense responsibilities from the 69th ADA Brigade Headquarters during a transfer of authority ceremony in early October within the U.S. Central Command in Southwest Asia.

  • 1-14th Field Artillery completes joint exercise in United Arab Emirates

    Oct 28, 2013

    Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 14th Field Artillery, held a 10-day exercise, Sept. 22 through Oct. 1, 2013, with the host nation's 97th Heavy Artillery Regiment, in the United Arab Emirates.

  • Resilience: Hunt benefits area wounded warriors

    Nov 8, 2013

    The Wounded Warrior Fall Hunt enhanced the quality of life of Soldiers from the Southeast and even grew in both kills and participants despite being hindered by the government shutdown and summer furloughs.

  • Trick-or-Treat

    Oct 17, 2013

    Trick-or-Treating hours this year on post are 6-8 p.m. Oct. 31 in post housing areas. Parents, children and those driving through the housing areas at that time are reminded to keep safety in the forefront of their minds and to be vigilant while enjoying trick-or-treating on post.

  • Fort Sill Community Based Medical Home to close

    Oct 17, 2013

    The Fort Sill Medical Department Activity commander announced Oct. 11, 2013, the closure of Frontier Medical Home, 5405 SW Lee Blvd. in Lawton, Okla.

  • Halloween: Family, frightening fun for all

    Oct 17, 2013

    A host of Halloween activities are scheduled for this chilling, yet lively, season around post.

  • Amputee Soldier stays on to serve

    Oct 17, 2013

  • Resilience training strengthens Families

    Oct 17, 2013

    From the ever-changing economic hardships to day-to-day stresses that make it hard to get through the day, one Fort Rucker program is looking to help Families remain strong and push through.

  • Shoplifting ruins careers, reputations

    Oct 17, 2013

    With so many Family assistance programs on the installation, and the high morals and ethics that come from military duty, many people might think that shoplifting on post is not a concern.

  • Quality quilting

    Oct 17, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - A local quilting group that has been donating quilts to Wounded Warriors for nearly a decade recently came to the attention of FOX 45 news reporter Melinda Roeder. Amazed by the group's commitment to service members and their Families, Roeder decided to share the good news with FOX 45 viewers.

  • Drug Take-Back Day returns to fight abuse

    Oct 17, 2013

    Although flu season is upon us, Fort Rucker is bringing back a program designed to take unneeded medication out of the cabinets to fight drug abuse.

  • Crew shoots new SHARP video at Fort Sill

    Oct 17, 2013

    To help combat the enemy within the ranks of the Army, a film crew from Will Interactive, visited Fort Sill recently to produce scenes for an updated Sexual Harassment and Assault Response and Prevention interactive training program.

  • MDNG detachment heads to Kuwait

    Oct 17, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Members of the Maryland National Guard's Detachment 2, Company B, 642nd Aviation Support Battalion bid farewell to fellow Soldiers, Family members and friends before departing on a nine-month tour to Kuwait during a Deployment Ceremony at the Maj. Gen. Warren D. Hodges Armory at APG South (Edgewood) Oct. 4.

  • Program provides assistance for civilian employees

    Oct 17, 2013

    While the government shutdown continues, so do the stresses and financial burdens within the federal workforce, but a helping hand is available through the Fort Rucker Employee Assistance Program.

  • Health fair supports retirees, Families

    Oct 17, 2013

    As cooler weather blankets the South, people become more aware of health concerns, and Lyster Army Health Clinic is providing a way for retirees to learn about ways to keep themselves healthy.

  • Golden Griffin's GI Spouse Day brings together Paratroopers and Families

    Oct 17, 2013

    Families of the 407th Brigade Support Battalion were invited to spend the day seeing first-hand what their Paratroopers do on a day-to-day basis.

  • 'We didn't leave anybody behind' - 10th Mountain Division veterans reflect on Mogadishu rescue missi

    Oct 17, 2013

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- For 10th Mountain Division (LI) veterans who served 20 years ago in the Battle of Mogadishu, thoughts of bravery, sacrifice and one of the most paramount tenets of their Soldier's Creed: "I will never leave a fallen comrade," sear memories as much as the stench, darkness and unmistakable bleakness of Somalia's capital city.

  • 'Always Ready' battalion takes WLC prep into the woods

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers from the 21st Theater Sustainment Command's 21st Special Troops Battalion conducted land navigation training Oct. 15-17 to prepare for the Warrior Leader Course in the Kaiserslautern Military Community.

  • Soldier to posthumously receive Silver Star, Polish medal for heroism

    Oct 17, 2013

    WASHINGTON -- The heroic actions of Staff Sgt. Michael H. Ollis saved the life of a Polish officer during a "complex, three-pronged attack" on their base in eastern Afghanistan, according to Combined Joint Task Force-101. Ollis, a 10th Mountain Division (LI) Soldier, was killed Aug. 28 while defending Forward Operating Base Ghazni. As a result of his actions that day, he will be honored with the Silver Star, and by Poland with the Polish Armed Forces Gold Medal.

  • 10th Mountain Division Soldiers spend night on mountaintop in Afghanistan

    Oct 17, 2013

    NANGAHAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan -- 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 forward operating base is operating an observation post, link up with the Afghan Security Group, or ASG, personnel manning the observation post, and partner with them to guard the base through the night.

  • Task Force Dragon passes torch to Task Force Tigershark

    Oct 17, 2013

    NANGARHAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan -- The 1st Battalion, 501st Aviation Regiment, Task Force Dragon, attached to 10th Combat Aviation Brigade, marked the end of their nine-month deployment Oct. 11 with a transfer of authority ceremony at Forward Operating Base Fenty, Afghanistan.

  • Culinary whiz serves to be part of military tradition

    Oct 17, 2013

    Spc. Corey Maxwell is no stranger to hard work. At age 14, the Orange County, Calif., native obtained a work permit from his high school so he could serve as a dishwasher at a local restaurant. "It took me about six months to learn every station in the kitchen, on top of doing my normal duties," Maxwell said.

  • Be your own mechanic at Auto Skills Center

    Oct 17, 2013

    All vehicles need work at one time or another. However, this doesn't have to break the bank -- at least, it doesn't at the Fort Belvoir Auto Skills Center Located in Building 1462, 9290 Gunston Road, the Auto Skills Center allows ID cardholders on post to maintain their own cars, trucks or motorcycles for much less than it costs to pay a mechanic, using the bays, lifts and special equipment at a reduced price (and of course, no cost for labor).

  • Coat drive aims to keep military Families warm

    Oct 17, 2013

    The USO of Metropolitan Washington, Heidi's Pantry and One Warm Coat host the 2nd Annual Coat and Clothing Drive on Fort Belvoir this month to help military Families and government civilians in need. Through Oct. 26, community members can donate their used and new winter clothing of all sizes at the USO Warrior and Family Center and all of the Villages at Belvoir community centers.

  • ACAP sponsors financial planning class

    Oct 17, 2013

    Fort Belvoir's Army Career and Alumni Program sponsored a five-hour financial planning class at Barden Education Center, Oct. 11. More than a dozen separating servicemembers learned about how their healthcare and housing costs will change once they enter the civilian workplace.

  • Learn art of woodcarving at USO

    Oct 17, 2013

    Woodcarving is more than just cutting a piece of wood -- it an art form and a stress reliever, according to Peter Ward, a carver with Northern Virginia Carvers for 33 years.

  • Special event puts local artists on display

    Oct 17, 2013

    With more than 160 entries of various art projects and photos, Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation hosted their semi-annual Taste of the Arts art show at the Piney Valley Golf Course Thursday evening.

  • Army announces Cybersecurity Collaborative Research Alliance to explore underlying cyber science

    Oct 17, 2013

    The U.S. Army Research Laboratory has established a Collaborative Research Alliance, or CRA, which will include an alliance of ARL, U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center, academia and industry researchers to explore the basic foundations of cyber science issues in the context of Army networks.

  • DTF brings world to installation's door

    Oct 17, 2013

    The building is so new that the sign is still blank -- but more than 17,000 troops have already been through the facility. The Maneuver Support Center of Excellence Digital Training Facility, Bldg. 3205, is located in the northeast corner of the MSCOE complex parking lot at Fort Leonard Wood, and is designed to provide state of the art instruction focused on the Army's common digital communication systems, gaming platforms and constructive simulation exercises.

  • Ansbach community celebrates Hispanic Heritage with dances, food

    Oct 17, 2013

    USAG Ansbach celebrated Hispanic Heritage Month Oct. 15 at the Von Steuben Community Center

  • Army, German leaders connect on shared community issues

    Oct 18, 2013

    Hohenfels senior leaders from the Joint Multinational Readiness Center (JMRC) and neighboring German Burgermeisters (BM) convened in the medieval castle of Lupburg on the 16th of October in an effort to foster community relations and build upon their long standing friendship.

  • Dirty Jobs: Air Traffic Control Operator

    Oct 21, 2013

    CAMP HUMPHREYS, South Korea -- When helicopters come in for a landing it's normal for Soldiers standing in the vicinity to take cover behind an object or turn away to avoid dirt, dust or debris that is stirred up from the helicopter's rotors.

  • OE + CB The Warfighter Advantage Brochure

    Oct 17, 2013

    POWERING THE TOTAL ARMY You have carried enough batteries, lugged enough fuel cans, and protected enough fuel convoys to know the Army uses a lot of energy. It is physically challenging; it places Soldiers at increased risk when guarding or transporting fuel; and it costs billions of dollars that could be used for combat and other missions. We must learn to use energy to its maximum effect. Energy is a combat multiplier. The power is in your hands to make our Army more effective on the battlefield.

  • Simulated bombs, gunfire accentuate Picatinny active shooter exercise

    Oct 23, 2013

    A training exercise in the "downtown" area of Picatinny Arsenal erupted in simulated chaos, Oct. 15.

  • Warriors pledge support to 2013 Combined Federal Campaign

    Oct 17, 2013

    The 2nd Infantry Division command team, Maj. Gen. Thomas Vandal and Command Sgt. Maj. Andrew Spano make their pledges to some of the many organizations listed in the 2013 Combined Federal Campaign Oct. 17 at Freeman Hall, the division headquarters. PHOTO BY: 2ID PAO, PAK, CHIN-U

  • USAG Bamberg to host Harvest Fest Oct. 31

    Oct 17, 2013

    U.S. Army Garrison Bamberg will host a Harvest Festival Oct. 31 at 4 p.m. at the JFK Gym area.

  • Letter from Eagle 6 to Friends of the 101st - October 2013

    Oct 17, 2013

    With another exciting and challenging month past, your Screaming Eagles continue to fight and win here in Afghanistan; honoring the legacy of all who have gone before, accomplishing their mission to advise and assist the Afghan National Security Forces to defeat the enemies of Afghanistan as they secure their country and a better future for their children. The Summer Fighting Season is near completion and the Screaming Eagle Soldiers continue to accomplish a great deal through their efforts.

  • 210th Fires Brigade NCO Wins WLC Leadership Award

    Oct 17, 2013

    CAMP JACKSON, South Korea -- Soldier starts his second career in the Army Sgt. Felix Mena, who is a native of Whittier, Calif., is far from the typical Soldier, joining the Army at the age of 40, after working an assortment of different jobs to include coaching professional tennis.

  • Commander's Cup levels the playing field for WTU Soldiers

    Oct 17, 2013

    Soldiers roll to victory for wheelchair Ultimate Frisbee

  • Patriots put a twist on fitness

    Oct 17, 2013

  • Was ist los in Franken? Oct. 17 through 23, 2013

    Oct 17, 2013

    "Was ist los in Franken?" details off-post community events and activities occurring throughout Lower, Upper and Middle Franconia.

  • Commentary: Walking on the Wild Side, deer rifle season opens Saturday

    Oct 16, 2013

  • Bengals slip past Edgewood 15-0: Defense records fourth shutout

    Oct 16, 2013

  • From blue skies to hockey rink: Airborne instructor balances time, commitment as coach

    Oct 16, 2013

  • Steeplechase at Callaway Gardens

    Oct 16, 2013

    Annual fall event features races, rides and competitions for the whole Family

  • Students test, build their problem-solving skills with chess

    Oct 16, 2013

  • Commentary: No right or wrong way to grieve; it's personal, individual

    Oct 16, 2013

  • School trains future Raven UAV operators

    Oct 16, 2013

  • Program offers small business advice

    Oct 16, 2013

  • Expert: Soldiers must study history

    Oct 16, 2013

  • Unmanned ground vehicles demonstrated

    Oct 16, 2013

  • Air CAV on target

    Oct 16, 2013

    Soldiers and pilots from 2nd Squadron, 6th Cavalry Regiment, 25th Combat Aviation Brigade, 25th Infantry Division, qualified at the Pohakuloa Training Area on the Island of Hawaii during September.

  • Soldiers set their sights on pop-up targets

    Nov 18, 2013

    Soldiers from Headquarters and Headquarters Company USAG Yongsan participated in pop-up target marksmanship training at Warrior Base New Mexico range to increase weapons proficiency for their wartime mission, Oct. 8.

  • CSA lays out strategic priorities for uncertain future

    Oct 17, 2013

    Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Raymond T. Odierno laid out his strategic priorities in an email to the entire force, and with an attached document, Oct. 16, 2013, for the Total Army -- the active-duty Army, the Army National Guard, and the U.S. Army Reserve -- so they will remain ready to accomplish the range of military operations they may perform in an unpredictable future.

  • Medal of Honor Recipient CPT William D. Swenson Inducted into Hall of Heroes

    Oct 16, 2013

  • VIDEO: Capt. Swenson Receivers Medal of Honor from President Barack Obama

    Oct 16, 2013

    Former Capt. William D. Swenson received the Medal of Honor from President Barack Obama, during a White House ceremony, Oct. 15, 2013, for his actions during the Battle of Ganjgal, in Kunar Province, Afghanistan, Sept. 8, 2009.

  • Army's special victims prosecutors bring enhanced expertise to courtroom

    Oct 17, 2013

    In 2009, the Army's secretary directed the creation of 15 slots for "special victim prosecutors." Last summer, that number grew to 24. These Army lawyers enhance the prosecution of offenders with increased expertise, unique training, and specialization.

  • VIDEO: Medal of Honor recipient former Capt. William D. Swenson Hall of Heroes Induction Ceremony

    Oct 16, 2013

    Medal of Honor recipient former Capt. William D. Swenson was inducted into the Pentagon Hall of Heroes, Oct. 16, 2013, by senior DOD and Army leaders.

  • Hall Of Heroes Induction Ceremony

    Oct 16, 2013

    The U.S. Army inducted former Army Capt. William D. Swenson, into the Pentagon's Hall of Heroes. The Pentagon ceremony added Swenson's name to the distinguished roster in the Hall of Heroes, the Defense Department's permanent display of record for all recipients of the Medal of Honor.

  • Knowledge newsletter 10/16/2013

    Oct 16, 2013

  • Oct. 16, 2013 -- SecArmy's remarks at Capt. William Swenson's Hall of Heroes Induction Ceremony

    Oct 21, 2013

    Oct. 16, 2013 -- SecArmy McHugh's remarks at Capt. William Swenson's Hall of Heroes Induction Ceremony

  • Employers Stand To: New York Job Fair attracts hundreds of vets, service members

    Oct 16, 2013

    Over 200 veterans and service members of all ranks, stripes and services took the opportunity to meet with scores of potential employers such as Federal Express, General Electric, Time Warner Cable, National Grid and CVS Pharmacy stores, who were stationed at tables arranged around the armory floor. The fair was also designed to allow National Guard Soldiers and Airmen, military Reserve members, Active Duty service members, veterans and military spouses to learn how to use job-hunting tools. General Electric held workshops on resume writing and interviewing in an armory classroom. Veterans who served in Vietnam, the Gulf Wars and Afghanistan worked the floor for several hours, spoke with company representatives, learned about job openings, filled out applications and submitted resumes.

  • USACE and FEMA Prepare to Jointly Assist Tribal Nations During Disasters

    Oct 16, 2013

    On September 25, USACE tribal liaison members visited FEMA's National Response Coordination Center in Washington, D.C. Georgeie Reynolds, senior tribal liaison, USACE HQ, Paul Cloutier, NWD Tribal Liaison, Rebecca Klein, Army National Guard assigned to the USACE Tribal program, and Ron Kneebone, Albuquerque district tribal liaison, met with FEMA personnel in order to lay out a path forward for better collaboration efforts between the two agencies in order to better assist tribal nations during emergencies.

  • Oct. 16, 2013 -- CSA's remarks at Capt. William Swenson's Hall of Heroes Induction Ceremony

    Oct 16, 2013

    Oct. 16, 2013 -- Gen. Ray Odierno's remarks at Capt. William Swenson Hall of Heroes Induction Ceremony

  • 20 years of Army research yields hope for malaria vaccine

    Oct 16, 2013

    Reports of the successful trials that could lead to the world's first malaria vaccine led the headlines of international news outlets last week. Hidden within the story line is the critical role of researchers at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research who have worked steadfastly for more than 20 years to help bring the vaccine to reality.

  • 95th ENG earth-moving operations

    Oct 16, 2013

    The soldiers of 4th Platoon, 95th Engineer Company (Clearance), 84th Engineer Battalion, 130th Engineer Brigade conducted earth-moving operations Oct. 3 and 4 at the south range engineering training area on Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.

  • Devil brigade career counselor wins FORSCOM award

    Oct 16, 2013

    As he reminisces upon his Army career it is clear that Staff Sgt. Jason C. Boyd is passionate about what he does. Being a career counselor carries an unexplainable amount of responsibility and maturity. Boyd, with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team, proved his dedication by beating out five retention noncommissioned officers and being named the Forces Command Career Counselor of the Year here, Sept. 25.

  • 95th ENG conducts convoy live fire, prepares for deployment

    Oct 16, 2013

    The 95th Engineer Company (Clearance), 84th Engineer Battalion, 130th Engineer Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, conducted a convoy live-fire exercise Sept. 19 and 20 at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.

  • US Army advisory team 'Peacemaker' completes mission in eastern Afghanistan

    Oct 16, 2013

    4th Brigade and Garrison Support Unit's primary staff to help increase the ANA's combat power and security measures.

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