Archive: Nov 2013

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  • 10th CAB 'Dustoff' Soldiers return home

    Nov 21, 2013

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Recently redeployed 10th Combat Aviation Brigade Soldiers marched proudly into the Yellow Ribbon room, Family Readiness Support Center, Wheeler-Sack Army Airfield, where they were greeted with cheers and smiles, and later hugs and kisses from loved ones, rear detachment leadership and fellow Soldiers.

  • Fallen hero receives Polish Army Gold Medal

    Nov 21, 2013

    NEW YORK -- Soldiers from 2nd Battalion, 22nd Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, traveled Nov. 12 to New York City to attend a ceremony at the Polish Embassy where the Polish Ministry of National Defense posthumously awarded Staff Sgt. Michael Ollis the Polish Army Gold Medal.

  • 2nd Brigade Combat Team unifies in garrison after deployment

    Nov 21, 2013

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Soldiers of 2nd Brigade Combat Team began their deployment in January split in two. One half stayed at Fort Drum as the rear provisional and the other in Af-ghanistan as the 2nd Security Force Assistance Brigade. To commemorate the reunification of the halves, the Commandos conducted a reintegration week Nov. 12-15 that included the Commando Olympics, brigade run and a ceremony.

  • Taking the first steps: Civilian Fitness Program helps Fort Drum employee improve health

    Nov 21, 2013

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- When Rick Davis retired from the Army in 2007, he expected that his lifestyle would change. He looked forward to spending more time with his wife and son and to living life at a more relaxed pace. He knew that life in the civilian sector would be different, but he didn't anticipate the effect that this change would have on his fitness and well-being.

  • U.S. Army Military District of Washington Schedule of Holiday Services 2013

    Nov 21, 2013

    U.S. Army Military District of Washington Schedule of Holiday Services 2013

  • 2013 Best Warrior: Sgt. Piero Lopez

    Nov 21, 2013

    Army National Guard Sgt. Piero Lopez, from Little Rock, Ark., provides commentary just prior to competing in the 2013 All Army Best Warrior Competition, at Fort Lee, Va.

  • 2013 Best Warrior: Spc. Mitch Fromm

    Nov 21, 2013

    Spc. Mitch Fromm of Stevens Point Wis., who is a combat engineer with the 428th Engineer Company out of Wausau Wis., took part in the first day of the grueling 2013 Department of the Army Best Warrior Competition held on Nov. 20. Where Soldiers had to not only take part in but also walk to each event starting with the Army Physical Fitness Test, written exam, 9mm, M4, and M249 Qualifications, an obstacle course, NBC chamber, medical simulator, improvised explosive device lane, and written test.

  • Best Warrior Competition 2013

    Nov 21, 2013

    SPC Erik Eaton Jr. applies a tourniquet to a wounded soldier during the Best Warrior Competition at Fort Lee. Virginia, Nov 19, 2013. SPC Erik Eaton Jr. is one of 24 competitors striving to earn the title of "Best Warrior." (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Coty M. Kuhn)

  • Best Warrior Competition 2013

    Nov 21, 2013

    SPC Adam T. Christensen applies a tourniquet to a wounded soldier during the Best Warrior Competition at Fort Lee. Virginia, Nov 19, 2013. Spc Adam T. Christensen is one of 24 competitors striving to earn the title of "Best Warrior." (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Coty M. Kuhn)

  • Best Warrior Competition 2013

    Nov 21, 2013

    SMA Raymond F. Chandler III gives a speech to SPC Jesse D. Kane about his next event for Best Warrior Competition at Fort Lee, Virginia,. Nov 19, 2013. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Coty M. Kuhn)

  • Best Warrior Competition 2013

    Nov 21, 2013

    Soldiers of the Best Warrior Competition conduct the sit-up event for the Army Physical Fitness Test at Fort Lee. Virginia, Nov 19, 2013. This test is modified so the contestants have to wear Army Combat Uniforms. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Coty M. Kuhn)

  • Best Warrior Competition 2013

    Nov 21, 2013

    Sgt. Robert D. Keifer of the Best Warrior Competition conducts the push-up event for the Army Physical Fitness Test at Fort Lee. Virginia, Nov 19, 2013. This test is modified so the contestants have to wear Army Combat Uniforms. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Coty M. Kuhn)

  • Best Warrior Competition 2013

    Nov 21, 2013

    Soldiers of the Best Warrior Competition get ready to conduct an Army Physical Fitness Test at Fort Lee. Virginia, Nov 19, 2013. This test is modified so the contestants have to wear Army Combat Uniforms. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Coty M. Kuhn)

  • Best Warrior Competition 2013

    Nov 21, 2013

    Soldiers of the Best Warrior Competition get ready to conduct an Army Physical Fitness Test at Fort Lee. Virginia, Nov 19, 2013. This test is modified so the contestants have to wear Army Combat Uniforms. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Coty M. Kuhn)

  • Best Warrior Competition 2013

    Nov 21, 2013

    Soldiers of the Best Warrior Competition get ready to conduct an Army Physical Fitness Test at Fort Lee. Virginia, Nov 19, 2013. This test is modified so the contestants have to wear Army Combat Uniforms. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Coty M. Kuhn)

  • Best Warrior Competition 2013

    Nov 21, 2013

    Soldiers of the Best Warrior Competition get ready to conduct an Army Physical Fitness Test at Fort Lee. Virginia, Nov 19, 2013. This test is modified so the contestants have to wear Army Combat Uniforms. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Coty M. Kuhn)

  • Best Warrior Competition 2013

    Nov 21, 2013

    Soldiers of the Best Warrior Competition get ready to conduct an Army Physical Fitness Test at Fort Lee. Virginia, Nov 19, 2013. This test is modified so the contestants have to wear Army Combat Uniforms. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Coty M. Kuhn)

  • 2013 Army Best Warrior Competion

    Nov 21, 2013

    U.S. Army Spc. Jesse D. Kane, assigned to U.S. Army Garrison Military Police Company at West Point, N.Y., and is representing the U.S. Army Installation Management Command participates in the improvised explosive device event as part of the 2013 Army Best Warrior Competition at Fort Lee, Va., Nov. 20, 2013. Spc. Kane is one of 24 competitors striving to earn the title of "Best Warrior." (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Steven Hitchcock/Released)

  • 2013 Army Best Warrior Competion

    Nov 21, 2013

    U.S. Army Spc. Jesse D. Kane, assigned to U.S. Army Garrison Military Police Company at West Point, N.Y., and is representing the U.S. Army Installation Management Command participates in the improvised explosive device event as part of the 2013 Army Best Warrior Competition at Fort Lee, Va., Nov. 20, 2013. Spc. Kane is one of 24 competitors striving to earn the title of "Best Warrior." (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Steven Hitchcock/Released)

  • 2013 Army Best Warrior Competion

    Nov 21, 2013

    U.S. Army Sgt. Jacob R. Valderrama, assigned to 557th Engineer Company, 864th Engineer Battalion, 555th Engineer Brigade, Joint Base Lewis-Mcchord, Wash., and is representing the U.S. Army Forces Command participates in the improvised explosive device event as part of the 2013 Army Best Warrior Competition at Fort Lee, Va., Nov. 20, 2013. Sgt. Valderrama is one of 24 competitors striving to earn the title of "Best Warrior." (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Steven Hitchcock/Released)

  • 2013 Army Best Warrior Competion

    Nov 21, 2013

    U.S. Army Sgt. Jacob R. Valderrama, assigned to 557th Engineer Company, 864th Engineer Battalion, 555th Engineer Brigade, Joint Base Lewis-Mcchord, Wash., and is representing the U.S. Army Forces Command participates in the improvised explosive device event as part of the 2013 Army Best Warrior Competition at Fort Lee, Va., Nov. 20, 2013. Sgt. Valderrama is one of 24 competitors striving to earn the title of "Best Warrior." (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Steven Hitchcock/Released)

  • 2013 Army Best Warrior Competion

    Nov 21, 2013

    U.S. Army Spc. Adam T. Christensen, assigned to 472nd Military Police Company, Fort Wainwright, Alaska, and is representing U.S. Army Pacific Command participates in the improvised explosive device event as part of the 2013 Army Best Warrior Competition at Fort Lee, Va., Nov. 20, 2013. Staff Sgt. Reed is one of 24 competitors striving to earn the title of "Best Warrior." (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Steven Hitchcock/Released)

  • 2013 Army Best Warrior Competion

    Nov 21, 2013

    U.S. Army Sgt. Curtis J. Bittner, assigned to Bravo Battery, 2nd Battalion, 2nd Field Artillery, Fort Sill, Okla., and is representing U.S. Army Training & Doctrine Command participates in the improvised explosive device event as part of the 2013 Army Best Warrior Competition at Fort Lee, Va., Nov. 20, 2013. Sgt. Bittner is one of 24 competitors striving to earn the title of "Best Warrior." (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Steven Hitchcock/Released)

  • 2013 Army Best Warrior Competion

    Nov 21, 2013

    U.S. Army Sgt. Curtis J. Bittner, assigned to Bravo Battery, 2nd Battalion, 2nd Field Artillery, Fort Sill, Okla., and is representing U.S. Army Training & Doctrine Command participates in the improvised explosive device event as part of the 2013 Army Best Warrior Competition at Fort Lee, Va., Nov. 20, 2013. Sgt. Bittner is one of 24 competitors striving to earn the title of "Best Warrior." (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Steven Hitchcock/Released)

  • HHD, 31st ADA Brigade Patching Ceremony

    Nov 21, 2013

    In a ceremony which first began during the Revolutionary War Soldiers under then General George Washington placed a patch on their right shoulder to signify they had served in a combat zone during a period of active enemy engagement. A lot has changed in the Army since the Revolutionary War, but the right shoulder sleeve insignia has endured the test of time.

  • CENTCOM Commander visits 1-44 ADA Soldiers

    Nov 21, 2013

    Gen. Lloyd Austin, Commanding General of the United States Central Command, had an opportunity to visit Soldiers and leaders of 1-44 ADA in October. For 1st Battalion, 44th Air Defense Artillery Regiment, who currently fall under 31st Air Defense Artillery Brigade here, the Soldiers and leaders were able to showcase the role of the Patriot Missile System to one of the highest distinguished visitors overseeing Southwest Asia.

  • Retirees gather in fellowship, appreciation at Yongsan

    Nov 21, 2013

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea -- U.S. military retirees from all over Korea were recognized for their service, Nov. 16, during the annual Retiree Appreciation Day on U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan. The event began with a color guard from the local ROTC presenting the colors. Col. Michael. E. Masley, garrison commander of U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan, gave opening remarks, thanking the retirees for their service and their continuing support in the community.

  • Devens describes NCO's role in ROK-U.S. Alliance

    Nov 21, 2013

    The Eighth Army command sergeant major described the important mission that American and South Korean noncommissioned officers accomplish on the Korean Peninsula.

  • Dignity, respect are cornerstones of EEO

    Dec 26, 2013

    U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan's goal is to operate a premier Equal Employment Opportunity Office with a model EEO program so customers can succeed in an environment free from harassment and retaliation.

  • U.S. Army Garrison Torii Station hosts safety event for employees

    Nov 21, 2013

    The Safety Office on U.S. Army Garrison Torii Station hosted a special event Nov. 21 to remind employees to stay safe during the holiday season while on and off duty.

  • Afghan 201st Corps soldiers fire 60mm Mortars

    Nov 21, 2013

    There were 18 soldiers with 40 rounds to fire by noon that day. The range was part of the 60 millimeter mortar training provided by Task Force Patriot's Company B, 2nd Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment.

  • Soldiers hit ground running first day of `Best Warrior'

    Nov 21, 2013

    From the pre-dawn hours to after the sun dipped below the horizon, the Army's finest warriors were pushed to their limits both physically and mentally during the first day of the Army's 2013 Best Warrior Competition.

  • U.S., China conduct Disaster Management Exchange

    Nov 22, 2013

    Soldiers from United States Army Pacific, Hawaii Army National Guard and Army Corps of Engineers along with representatives from the Federal Emergency Management Agency participated with the People's Liberation Army in a Disaster Management Exchange, Nov. 12-14, 2013, at Marine Corps Training Area-Bellows, Hawaii.

  • Army Public Affairs Chief Visits ICT

    Nov 21, 2013

    U.S. Army Chief of Public Affairs Brig. Gen. Gary J. Volesky toured the University of Southern California Institute for Creative Technologies to learn how this University Affiliated Research Center is advancing interactive digital media to improve education, training and therapy throughout the Army and beyond.

  • Civilian Spotlight: Getting to know Dorothy S. Fitzpatrick

    Nov 21, 2013

    Civilian Spotlight: Getting to know Dorothy S. Fitzpatrick

  • Army divers support ongoing tsunami repairs during training exercise

    Jan 15, 2014

    More than a dozen Soldiers from the 7th Engineer Dive Detachment, 130th Engineer Brigade and construction contractors from Sea Engineering Inc. conducted underwater training and repairs, Nov. 4-22, to the remaining damage to Keauhou Small Boat Harbor caused by the 2011 tsunami. The detachment's divers perform reconnaissance, demolition, and salvage missions in underwater conditions throughout the Pacific.

  • Fort Wainwright military police prepare for arctic winter temperatures

    Nov 27, 2013

    As the snow poured from the clouds making it difficult to tell the difference from sky and ground, plow trucks took to the streets and the Soldiers of 472nd Military Police Company, 793rd Military Police Battalion took to the field.

  • 'Big Red One' welcomes new British deputy commander

    Nov 20, 2013

    The 1st Infantry Division's newest British officer was welcomed to Fort Riley on Friday with a Victory Honors ceremony in front of division headquarters, a welcome he said was a singular honor for him, his Family and the army he represents.

  • Loyd Elementary School pledges to be fit, healthy

    Nov 20, 2013

  • Post celebrates Native American heritage

    Nov 20, 2013

  • Drill sergeants volunteer to help hungry

    Nov 20, 2013

  • Volunteers help the hungry

    Nov 20, 2013

  • Holiday Treat Tradition

    Nov 20, 2013

  • Commentary: And the winner is?

    Nov 20, 2013

  • Bengals clinch second seed in Peanut Bowl

    Nov 20, 2013

  • Major leaguer hosts baseball camp: Edwin Jackson hosts fifth annual clinic

    Nov 20, 2013

  • WHINSEC, MCoE battle on diamond

    Nov 20, 2013

  • Georgia's First Lady makes stop on post

    Nov 20, 2013

  • Detachment celebrates Marine Corps' 238th birthday

    Nov 20, 2013

  • 'Stone Gate' to close over weekend due to protest

    Nov 20, 2013

  • U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville programs support Air Force medical mission

    Nov 20, 2013

    A team of a seven people from the Air Force Medical Support Agency visited U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville Nov. 13-14 to meet with representatives from the Center's Installation and Support and Programs Management Directorate.

  • Pediatric Patients Benefit from Volunteer's Handiwork

    Nov 20, 2013

    An 86-year-old Brooke Army Medical Center volunteer is hoping to weave her lifelong love of knitting into some holiday cheer for children receiving treatment at Brooke Army Medical Center.

  • Knowledge newsletter 11/20/2013

    Nov 20, 2013

  • Baltimore-Washington International Hosts Fort Meade Community Covenant Signing

    Nov 20, 2013

    On Nov. 13 government and business leaders from the Baltimore-Washington region joined Garrison Commander Col. Brian P. Foley in renewing the community's commitment to the installation.

  • Winter Parking on Dugway Proving Ground

    Nov 20, 2013

    A friendly reminder regarding parking on Dugway during the winter months !

  • JMC CG Visits Holston, Lunches with Workforce

    Nov 20, 2013

    Brig. Gen. Kristin French pays her first visit to Holston Army Ammunition Plant.

  • CFC - Combined Federal Campaign Foundation

    Nov 20, 2013

    The CFC is your campaign, run by Federal volunteers across the nation and overseas, it is the largest employee campaign in the world.

  • President James A. Garfield honored in annual wreath laying ceremony

    Nov 30, -0001

    The life of former President James A. Garfield was honored in a wreath laying ceremony at his place of internment at the Lake View Cemetery in Cleveland, Nov 16.

  • Fort Irwin's Lewis Elementary School to reopen Jan. 13

    Nov 20, 2013

    Lewis Elementary School students will return to the school's campus and classrooms on Jan. 13. Jesse Najera, Silver Valley Unified School District Assistant Superintendent for Educational Services and Personnel, made the announcement at a Nov. 13 town hall meeting for the school's parents at Fort Irwin's Freedom Fitness Center.

  • 173rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne) Soldier dies in car accident

    Dec 3, 2013

    A U.S. Army Europe paratrooper died near Trunstadt, Germany, Nov. 17.

  • Army, DOD team together to increase Pacific military satellite access

    Nov 20, 2013

    By building a "slice" of its larger Network-Centric Teleport system at the Army's Regional Hub Node in Guam, the Department of Defense can access an additional military satellite that was previously out of its reach and improve its support in the Asia-Pacific region.

  • Team Minuteman rucks to bring awareness

    Nov 20, 2013

    On Nov. 10, Veterans Day weekend, about 200 people around the world, including Capt. Justin Fitch, the Headquarters Research Development Detachment commander, rucked for 12 hours to raise money and awareness for veterans and families who deal with PTSD and suicidal ideations and tendencies.

  • Veteran Selects PaYS Company for Hometown Connection, Reputation

    Nov 20, 2013

    Josh Roberts was recently hired by Eastman Chemical Company as an operations helper, a position he probably wouldn't have been offered if it weren't for the company's commitment to the Army Partnership for Youth Success (PaYS) program and its veterans.

  • Three tips for sending holiday mail

    Nov 30, -0001

    Kandahar service members wishing to send mail or packages stateside in time for the holidays will need to mail items at least two weeks prior to the hopeful delivery date-items should be mailed by Dec. 10 at the latest to arrive before Dec. 25.

  • Soldiers help build 'Habitats for Humanity'

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers from 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, helped build homes with Habitat for Humanity of Greater Nashville Nov. 16-17 in Antioch, Tenn.

  • Bastogne takes a ride

    Nov 30, -0001

    The soldiers of the 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, gathered Nov. 15 for a brigade motorcycle ride outside the brigade headquarters, here.

  • A dog gone good time

    Nov 30, -0001

    This soldier walked in with her head held high, standing on all four legs ready for her mission. The task at hand - to give a paw and warm woof to other soldiers deployed in a high-stress combat area.

  • Commitment, taking the oath

    Nov 30, -0001

    As the U.S. Army "right-sizes" into a more lean and lethal fighting force, soldiers face fewer career opportunities. Today's soldiers have to make the decision to continue their service even with the looming budget and reduction tensions.

  • Soldiers ruck to fill shelves and hearts

    Nov 20, 2013

    Old Guard Soldiers transported 1300 lbs of food by foot to the Father McKenna Center in Washington, D.C. ensuring that those seeking a warm meal would be able to get one.

  • Soldiers train to protect US consulate

    Nov 20, 2013

    Aviators with 1st Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, Task Force Demon and Soldiers with 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, have continued to train in support of their overall mission of providing protection of a small piece of the United States in Afghanistan - the consulate in Herat.

  • GEOINT division to receive award

    Nov 20, 2013

    SMDC GEOINT Division to be recognized by national foundation

  • Outside the Wire at FOB Torkham

    Nov 20, 2013

    Members of Company C, 2nd Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Task Force Patriot conducted a dismounted patrol to an Afghan Border Police checkpoint near Forward Operating Base Torkham. The pourpose of the patrol was to establish a relationship with the officers who work there.

  • One suicide is one too many

    Nov 20, 2013

    The Army wants to make sure all Soldiers know they have a responsibility to prevent suicide within their ranks.

  • SHARP: Enhanced Investigation, Prosecution and Legal Support

    Nov 20, 2013

    SHARP: Enhanced Investigation, Prosecution and Legal Support What is it? The U.S. Army's Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention (SHARP) program is a key component of efforts to make the force ready and resilient. Army SHARP, the Office of the Judge Advocate General and the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command, known as CID, are dedicated to providing high quality investigation, prosecution and legal support to victims of sexual assault.

  • Army SHARP director visits Redstone Arsenal

    Nov 20, 2013

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Soldiers and civilians on the frontline of the Sexual Harassment and Assault Response and Prevention program here heard firsthand about the Army program's latest initiatives.

  • Equal Opportunity program builds dignity and respect

    Nov 20, 2013

    "The Army is such a tight group, treating people with dignity and respect means a lot," said Lt. Col. Michael Acord, deputy commanding officer, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Task Force Patriot. "We have to treat one another in a manner that's consistent with how we want to be treated."

  • Fueling the Future: USAREUR leader helps encourage healthy lifestyle

    Nov 20, 2013

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Young metabolisms need lots of fuel to run efficiently. Getting the proper fuel is the key. That's why Dr. Susan Hargis, Wiesbaden Middle School principal, and Maj. Gen. Richard C. Longo, U.S. Army Europe deputy commander, took time out to kick off this year's Fueling the Future program at the middle school Nov. 14.

  • Eagle projects help preserve nature, history

    Nov 20, 2013

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Identifying community service projects to earn Boy Scouting's highest honor, Eagle Scout, can be a challenge in Europe. But with patience and persistence, these projects can be rewarding. Two Scouts from Wiesbaden's Troop 107 recently completed ambitious projects that will leave a lasting impact.

  • SAVVY Program: Teaching nonviolence, respect to cultivate healthier school environment

    Nov 20, 2013

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Being savvy isn't just being cool and in the know. For the students at Wiesbaden Middle School, it means standing against unacceptable behavior and fostering an atmosphere of respect, kindness and honesty.

  • 'Biggest Show in Town:' Non-stop action at German-American boxing invitational

    Nov 20, 2013

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Some 1,700 fight fans were in the house Nov. 16 to catch 18 action-packed bouts at what was billed as "The Biggest Show in Town." The packed house of Germans and Americans at the Wiesbaden Fitness Center witnessed fighters from U.S. Army garrisons across Europe, the United States and local German boxing clubs facing off during the Wiesbaden Boxing Invitational.

  • ISAF soldiers teach ANA public affairs

    Nov 20, 2013

    KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan -- Seven Afghan soldiers with the 205th Hero Corps, Afghan National Army, recently completed a public affairs training course at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, provided by the Regional Command (South) Public Affairs Office.

  • New website offers users new means of exploring USAG Ansbach

    Nov 20, 2013

    After months of work, incorporating input from across the garrison and the community, U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach launched its new website Nov. 15 at www.ansbach.army.mil.

  • 'Black Jack' units sync to complete contingency operations exercise

    Nov 20, 2013

    Readiness response theater assistance teams from the 2nd "Black Jack" Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, out of Fort Hood, Texas, conducted a contingency operations synchronization exercise at Bagram Airfield, Nov. 12, 2013.

  • Army secretary notes wounded warrior progress, challenges

    Nov 21, 2013

    Army Secretary John M. McHugh acknowledged the depth and breadth of wounded warrior issues during a panel discussion at the Reagan National Defense Forum in Simi Valley, Calif., Nov. 16, 2013.

  • Soldiers re-enlist at U.S. Capitol

    Nov 20, 2013

    Fifty-two Soldiers re-enlisted, representing eight health-related commands across the National Capitol Region, on Capitol Hill, Nov. 15, 2013.

  • Soldiers shape next generation of Army mission command system

    Nov 20, 2013

    While deployed to Iraq, Staff Sgt. Scott Harrison relied on the Army's chief situational awareness system to plot enemy holdouts, mark known improvised explosive devices and exchange command and control messages with fellow Soldiers.

  • Recruiter coaches high school football team

    Nov 20, 2013

    To the students of Desert Hills High School, Staff Sgt. Timothy O'Hara is known as "Coach O'Hara." The Arizona recruiter has been spending most of his off-duty time studying X's and O's as the Cougars' head football coach.

  • Chungju City trounces AUSA in friendly 'Good Neighbor' showdown

    Nov 19, 2013

    The Chungju City soccer team visited recently and played a friendly soccer game against The Association of United States Army Korean Chapter at the Seoul American High School football in support of a good neighbor cultural and sports exchange program, Nov. 16.

  • Logistics experts, movement team join typhoon relief efforts

    Nov 20, 2013

    Approximately 30 Soldiers from the 8th Theater Sustainment Command departed for the Philippines, Nov. 17, 2013, to assist in Super Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda relief efforts.

  • AKO ends for retirees, family members on New Years

    Nov 21, 2013

    Army retirees and family members need to activate the forwarding function for their Army Knowledge Online email before Dec. 31, officials said, because after then they will no longer be able to access their AKO accounts.

  • Troops can call in holiday greetings for satellite radio

    Nov 20, 2013

    The Joint Hometown News Service is partnering this year with SiriusXM Radio to allow service members worldwide to send holiday greetings to loved ones back home.

  • Best Warrior Spotlight graphic

    Nov 19, 2013

    Best Warrior Spotlight graphic

  • Bastogne takes a ride

    Nov 19, 2013

    Soldiers of the 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, gathered Nov. 15 for a brigade motorcycle ride outside the brigade headquarters here.

  • Aberdeen Proving Ground Advance Planning Briefing for Industry

    Nov 19, 2013

    Team Aberdeen Proving Ground (APG) will host its second annual, installation-wide Advance Planning Briefing for Industry (APBI) for interested parties

  • APG Motorcycle Ride salutes veterans

    Nov 19, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Aberdeen Proving Ground motorcycle riders strapped on their gear to enjoy a day of camaraderie while saluting those who served the nation during the Veterans Day Motorcycle Ride hosted by the Garrison Safety Office Nov. 7.

  • ECBC scientists to improve methods of detecting ricin

    Nov 27, 2013

    An envelope laced with ricin intended for the President of the United States was intercepted in April 2013 by law enforcement officials when protocols established for mail screenings revealed the threat of a biological weapon. Ricin is a highly toxic, naturally occurring protein found in the seeds of the castor oil plant. There is currently no antidote for the substance, which could be lethal if an average adult inhaled a dose the size of a few grains of salt. Preventing the transport of materials laced with ricin is a priority for the national defense community, but in the event of an unknown attack, scientists at the U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center (ECBC) are researching effective sampling and detection methods of the deadly substance.

  • Baltimore Ravens bring NFL Play 60 to APG

    Nov 19, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Take 150 exited youth, throw in a field of football-themed activities, add a sprinkling of professional National Football League players and you wind up with a fun-filled evening like the one that was had when the Baltimore Ravens brought the NFL Play 60 youth combine to Aberdeen Proving Ground Nov. 5.

  • ChalleNGe program offers teens fresh start

    Nov 19, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Many teens come to Freestate ChalleNGe Academy, located on APG South (Edgewood), hoping for a fresh start and a second chance at an education. These teens, ages 16-18, are residents of Maryland and Washington, D.C. who have dropped out of high school. This is the story of two cadets currently enrolled in Class 41.

  • Veterans Day tribute highlights 150th United States Colored Troops anniversary

    Jan 23, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - It doesn't take much effort to step back in time when visiting the Hosanna School Museum in Darlington, Md. The plain, two-story building, which dates back to 1867, housed the first public school for African Americans in Harford County and contains an array of 19th century schoolhouse artifacts that upon entering, helps propel visitors to that bygone era.

  • APG officer leads Aberdeen tribute to local veterans

    Nov 19, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Every Veterans Day in the City of Aberdeen, as well as in communities around the country, members of Veterans Service Organizations and local citizens come together at to tribute veterans of all generations, living and dead.

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