Archive: Nov 2013

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  • TEST TEST TEST

    Nov 16, 2013

  • Army Chief of Staff Visits Natick Soldier Systems Center

    Nov 16, 2013

  • Army Chief of Staff Sits Down with David Gergen

    Nov 16, 2013

  • Messaging across communication lines

    Nov 16, 2013

    Public affairs practitioners from all four major pillars of the Afghan National Security Forces come together to improve their respective public affairs programs.

  • JFK 50th anniversary: Choosing to remember the dark side of history or the inspired leadership

    Nov 18, 2013

    Like afterimages seared into our mind's eye long after the camera has stopped flashing, the assassination of President Kennedy in Dallas 50 years ago this month is replete with iconic images that marked my generation. These images, normally safely buried away, can quickly be summoned by hundreds of memories that swirl in and out of the streets and back roads of Dallas to this day.

  • Army Corps of Engineers: Keepers of the Flame

    Nov 30, -0001

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers can lay claim to a vast array of famous projects since the Continental Congress authorized a "Chief Engineer for the Army" on June 16, 1775: Bunker Hill fortifications, the Panama Canal, the Manhattan Project, not to mention an abundance of locks, dams, and levees that help form the infrastructure of our nation.

  • November 1963: a time of Building Strong for America

    Nov 18, 2013

    Nov. 22, 1963, was likely a typical fall day in North Texas for employees of the Southwestern Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, which was headquartered in Dallas. Just as it does this year, Nov. 22 fell on a Friday in 1963, so a weekend was in the works. From their offices in downtown Dallas, SWD employees would have been taking care of their responsibilities as engineers, biologists, economists, hydrologists, foresters-the vast array of disciplines that make up the Corps.

  • FORSCOM unit inactivates

    Nov 30, -0001

    The 12th Public Affairs Detachment conducted an inactivation ceremony at Fort Bliss, Nov. 15.

  • Ulses welcomed to USARPAC with Flying V ceremony

    Nov 15, 2013

    FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii - Colonel (Promotable) Robert J. Ulses was welcomed as the Assistant Chief of Staff of Operations, U.S. Army-Pacific, during a Flying V ceremony at Palm Circle, here, November 15. The ceremony was officiated by USARPAC Commanding General, Gen. Vincent K. Brooks. Ulses was joined by wife Kathy Ulses and son 1st Lt. Brian Ulses and daughter-in-law Valerie Ulses, who were presented with leis as a welcome to the USARPAC. Brooks welcomed Ulses and his family for his third time to Hawaii, although the first time, according to Brooks, was birth.

  • 9th MSC goes green for consolidated SRP

    Nov 15, 2013

    With budgetary constraints top of mind for the Army, one Reserve unit is looking for unique ways to save money without impacting Soldier readiness.

  • JFK assassination remembered by 57-year Fort Worth District team member Jimmy Baggett

    Nov 15, 2013

    There have been moments throughout history that generations can point to and say "I remember exactly what I was doing at that moment." Our generation has the tragic events of the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001. The "Greatest Generation" the attack on Pearl Harbor, Dec. 6, 1941. And for many in between those events there is the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, Nov. 22, 1963.

  • VIDEO: Army chief of staff sees 'bright future' for Natick

    Nov 18, 2013

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno visited Natick Soldier Systems Center to tour its facilities and learn more about the research and development done to keep Soldiers safe and provide them with a better quality of life during deployments.

  • November honors military families' sacrifices, contributions

    Nov 18, 2013

    Service members' families serve the nation and are the force behind the total force, a senior Defense Department official said, Nov. 13, 2013.

  • Rose-Hulman Army ROTC Cadet breaks female time record at USI's annual Norwegian Foot March

    Nov 15, 2013

    Emily Nordt, an Army ROTC Cadet from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, earned first place in the female category at the University of Southern Indiana's (USI) 12th Annual Norwegian Foot March, recently.

  • Waynesville-St. Robert Veterans Day event

    Nov 15, 2013

    Fort Leonard Wood joined the Waynesville-St. Robert community in honoring our nation's veterans during the Waynesville-St. Robert Veterans Day Parade, Nov. 11, in St. Robert, Mo.

  • Command welcomes new Technical Center director

    Nov 15, 2013

    Julie Schumacher joins Senior Executive Service and becomes fifth director

  • 1st Air Cav Native American medic continues tradition of hard work

    Nov 19, 2013

    FORT HOOD, Texas -- American Indians enrolled as members or citizens of a U.S. federally recognized tribe have the opportunity to apply and compete for unique scholarships, grants and waived tuition to seek higher education.

  • Fort Hood Air Assault School conducts sling load testing

    Nov 18, 2013

    The Fort Hood Air Assault School conducted sling load testing of class 02-14 Nov. 14, 2013.

  • Soldiers representing MDW units inducted into Sgt. Audie Murphy Club

    Nov 15, 2013

  • PRESS RELEASE: SOF Soldier succumbs to wounds

    Nov 15, 2013

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. (USASOC News Service, Nov. 15, 2013) - Staff Sgt. Richard Lee Vazquez, 28, of Seguin, Texas, died Nov. 13, 2013, of wounds received from an improvised explosive device blast in Panjwai province, Afghanistan.

  • Knowledge newsletter 11/13/2013

    Nov 15, 2013

  • RDECOM demonstrates advances in Army power, energy at Pentagon

    Nov 15, 2013

    WASHINGTON (Nov. 14, 2013) -- The U.S. Army showcased how its research and engineering centers are enabling advances in operational energy for Soldiers Nov. 14 at the Pentagon.

  • 9th MSC Soldiers excel at 29th annual Army Ten-Miler

    Nov 15, 2013

    A cannon blast rang out in the early morning hours as 35,000 runners stepped off to start the 10-mile trek through the streets of Washington, D.C. for the 29th annual Army Ten-Miler, Oct. 20.

  • USASOC Update: Task Force Dagger memorialized in stone

    Nov 15, 2013

    Family, friends, and Soldiers both past and present, gathered at Meadows Memorial Plaza, Nov. 7, to commemorate the sacrifice, patriotism, and heroism of the service members of Task Force Dagger.

  • Task Force Dagger memorialized in stone

    Nov 15, 2013

  • 2013 Military Family Appreciation Month PSA

    Nov 15, 2013

    U.S. Army Installation Management Command senior noncommissioned Soldiers recognize the Army Family during Military Family Appreciation Month. It is observed every November to recognize and honor Army families for their contributions and sacrifices. The Army recognizes that the selfless dedication and commitment of Army families directly contributes to the readiness of our Soldiers. Families are the force.

  • Former Soldier, Cav Spouse takes Army Strong to the next level

    Nov 15, 2013

    FORT HOOD, Texas -- She said she couldn't lift ten pounds the first time she went to the gym. Nearly seven years ago, the 135-pound woman could barely bench press the 45-pound bar. Today, she can bench press 175 pounds.

  • JBM-HH to host career and education fair

    Nov 15, 2013

    The Fort Myer Army Education Center is hosting a career and education fair Nov. 21 at the Fort Myer Community Center, Bldg. 405, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

  • For new commissary director, customer satisfaction reigns

    Nov 15, 2013

    Customers come first and always for new Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Commissary Director Raymond Lane.

  • Base varsity hoop team wins Fort Belvoir Veterans Day tourney

    Nov 15, 2013

    The Fort Myer Generals men's basketball team is off and running, defending and collecting more titles.

  • US-China Disaster Response Field Exchange

    Nov 15, 2013

    The 2013 U.S. China Disaster Management Exchange held Nov. 12-14 is a U.S. Army Pacific hosted subject matter expert exchange focused on an international Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief operations.

  • Military legacies aptly shared at local school's 'artifact museum'

    Nov 15, 2013

    From one end of North Chevy Chase Elementary School's multipurpose room to the other, cherished family keepsakes and vintage pictures of generations past were displayed earlier this fall during the school's annual artifact museum assembly.

  • JBM-HH CFC mid-point kick-off held

    Nov 15, 2013

    The annual Combined Federal Campaign took center court Nov. 12, as campaign organizers on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall hosted a mid-point rally at the Fort Myer Fitness Center gymnasium.

  • Continuing the tradition

    Nov 15, 2013

    Master Gunnery Sgt. Christopher Baird, Marine Corps Detachment Food Service School staff noncommissioned officer-in-charge, passes the first piece of U.S. Marine Corps birthday cake to Pfc. Madison Kronberger, Aerial Delivery and Field Services Department student, to symbolize the passing of traditions from one generation of Marines to the next Nov. 13.

  • Vietnam veterans saluted with flag unveiling at commissary

    Nov 15, 2013

    They fought in the rice paddies and jungles of Southeast Asia five decades ago, and on Veterans Day, the commissary on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall welcomed home Vietnam veterans by unveiling the Department of Defense's commemorative flag marking the 50th anniversary of the war.

  • Veterans' selfless service honored at national observance

    Nov 15, 2013

    With American flags flying around the Memorial Amphitheater and the sounds of patriotic music supplied by The United States Air Force Band, veterans, their family members and supporters gathered at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month at Arlington National Cemetery for the National Veterans Day observance.

  • Army engineer named as winner in 2013 GreenGov Presidential Awards

    Nov 15, 2013

    A local engineer was recognized Nov. 5 when the White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) announced the fourth annual winners of the GreenGov Presidential Awards, which honor federal civilian and military personnel as well as agency teams, facilities, and programs that have taken innovative steps to reduce energy use and carbon pollution, curb waste, and save taxpayer money in Federal agency operations.

  • NTC and Fort Irwin celebrate National American Indian Heritage month

    Nov 15, 2013

    The National Training Center and Fort Irwin hosted a celebration to commemorate the yearly observance of National American Indian Heritage Month, here, Nov. 13. The celebration provided Soldiers and community members an opportunity to learn about some of the history and culture of Native American people of the Mojave Desert. The NTC's training area for brigade-size units is located within the same desert.

  • REF: Battlefield survival can depend on getting Soldiers critical gear posthaste

    Nov 18, 2013

    The Army's Rapid Equipping Force is fielding mission-critical equipment to deployed Soldiers, including "hybrid" solar-battery-generator systems that save fuel; 57 are now in Afghanistan, 20 in Tran-Sahara Africa, 12 in Honduras and several in the Philippines.

  • 2-44 ADA soldiers train for upcoming deployment

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers from the 2nd Battalion, 44th Air Defense Regiment, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), have been busy preparing for not one, but two separate deployments. Even as the battalion trains for an upcoming indirect fire protection mission, the soldiers of the Sentinel radar platoon in Battery C, prepare themselves for their mission of scanning the air for threats.

  • The Culminator: Event concludes yearlong challenge

    Nov 15, 2013

    The final event of the Eagle Challenge Fitness Tour will be held at the Division Parade Field Saturday, concluding the near yearlong fitness program. "The Culminator is the last event -- a fantastic ending to an incredible year of events," said Catherine Walker, Fort Campbell Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation special events manager. The Eagle Challenge Fitness Tour issued its initial challenge to the Fort Campbell and the local community in February after unveiling its 10-month program of fitness activities the month prior. Aimed at linking Fort Campbell to surrounding communities, its goal has been to encourage healthy living and lifestyles among all age categories and fitness levels through both competitive and noncompetitive events.

  • Fitness centers shake it up with new classes

    Nov 15, 2013

    Workouts can become stale and routine, and many people often find it hard to stay on track, but the Fort Rucker fitness centers are shaking things up by offering new classes to keep people in shape.

  • Veterans receive emotional salute

    Nov 15, 2013

    The City of Columbia hosted its 35th Annual Veterans Day Parade Monday. The parade featured more than 80 entrants, including elements from Fort Jackson and the South Carolina National Guard, as well as various local veterans' organizations, schools and universities. The grand marshal for the parade was Fort Jackson's commanding general, Brig. Gen. Bradley A. Becker.

  • Developing leaders through teamwork

    Nov 15, 2013

    Standing before a row of obstacle courses at the Leaders Reaction Course at Ft. Benning, Ga., the Citizen Soldiers of 3rd Battalion, 345th Combat Support Combat Service Support Training Regiment, 188th Infantry Brigade, First Army Division East assess their task: negotiate from one side to the other using as little equipment as possible.

  • Professional network seeks to empower, educate women

    Nov 15, 2013

    Meetings of Fort Jackson's Professional Mentorship Network are not as formal as you might imagine.

  • EOC ready to relocate in minutes

    Nov 15, 2013

    Last week, it took Fort Jackson's Emergency Operations Center 23 minutes to relocate and go online.

  • Schweinfurt garrison seeks photos for historical exhibit -- you can help

    Nov 20, 2013

    The garrison's public affairs office recently launched an online historical photography exhibit to archive the U.S. Army in Schweinfurt since 1945, just as closure looms and the Army 's presence here nears its end.

  • Commit to be fit, join Great American Smokeout

    Nov 15, 2013

    SAN ANTONIO - Come join us in celebrating the American Cancer Society 37th observance of the Great American Smokeout. Over the years, this event has dramatically changed American's attitudes about smoking and has sparked community programs and smoke-free laws that are saving lives. Believe it or not, quitting for even one day is an important step towards a healthier life.

  • 2-13th Avn. Regt., 305th MI Bn. participate in first-ever joint exercise together

    Nov 15, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Soldiers from the 2nd Battalion, 13th Aviation Regiment -- the Army's unmanned aircraft training center -- and Company A, 305th Military Intelligence Battalion, demonstrated a collaborative effort Nov. 4 -- 8 in a first-ever joint culminating training exercise, or CTX. The initiative incorporated both units' missions to develop cooperative training combining the 305th's imagery analysts and the 2-13th's unmanned aircraft systems, or UAS, operators in a simulated tactical environment.

  • Harrison outlines priorities, ACC's challenges

    Nov 15, 2013

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--The Army Contracting Command commanding general outlined his priorities and gave the ACC/ECC headquarters staffs their first glimpse of transformation initiatives.

  • Chapel holiday programs benefit through community's 'giving' spirit

    Nov 15, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, Az. - Members of the Fort Huachuca and local communities are invited to share the "giving" spirit through special programs designed to help Families of service members who can use holiday help this year.

  • MNBG-E soldiers run the Athens Classic Marathon

    Nov 15, 2013

    ATHENS, Greece (November 10, 2013) -- Warm temperatures, seamlessly never-ending hills and the requisite 26.2 miles (42.195 kms) of pavement were only a few of the challenges Multinational Battle Group-East soldiers faced as they attempted to complete the historic Athens Classic Marathon Nov. 10. Despite the challenges, 44 soldiers from MNBG-E completed the demanding race on what is considered to be the original marathon course.

  • DES officials remind FH community of FH weapons registration policy

    Nov 15, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Throughout the past year, there have been several incidents wherein Soldiers, Family members or civilians have been apprehended on Fort Huachuca for possessing unregistered, concealed, loaded or prohibited weapons in their vehicle, quarters or in their physical possession.

  • MI candidates sought for Weinstein Award nomination

    Nov 15, 2013

  • USAG Bamberg harvests fun from autumnal festival

    Nov 15, 2013

    U.S. Army Garrison hosted the Harvest Festival Oct. 31 at the JFK Multiplex physical fitness area. Events included a Kinderfest, haunted house, trunk-or-treat, trick-or-treat, a Halloween costume contest, costume parade, food, prizes and games.

  • 5th QM Riggers conduct sustained airborne training, maintain readiness

    Nov 30, -0001

    Their morning starts early, with each of them reporting to the shed at six in the morning. They begin with safety training, practice, drawing gear and inspections before getting on a bus. Rain or shine, high winds or calm, whether they jump or not, these paratroopers are always prepared.

  • Paratroopers, families run to remember in 24-hour relay

    Nov 15, 2013

    173rd IBCT hosts 7th annual Running of the Herd in Grafenwoehr

  • Commander calls for everyone to support those who served on Veterans Day

    Nov 15, 2013

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Since World War I ended on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918, Americans have taken time to pay tribute to those who have served. From its initial recognition as Armistice Day by President Woodrow Wilson through its evolution to Veterans Day since 1954, it has stood as day to pause in recognition of veterans past, present and future. "On Veterans Day we honor the living … the ones who made it back," said James Mann, commander of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 27, during a ceremony at Veterans Park on Clay Kaserne Nov. 7.

  • Spartan Brigade begins history-making final deployment

    Nov 30, -0001

    With the final contingent of the nearly 2,000 soldiers of the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division departing the Wheeler-Sack Army Airfield at Fort Drum Nov. 11 their final deployment as a brigade was officially underway.

  • Fitness guru trains 'Yongsan Strong'

    Nov 18, 2013

    Professional fitness instructor, Tony Horton visited the garrison and taught his exercise routine to more than 50 people at the Collier Community Fitness Center, Nov 13.

  • US, ROK MILITARIES HONOR MISSILE DEFENDERS

    Nov 15, 2013

    OSAN AIR BASE -- Air Defenders from the 35th Air Defense Artillery Brigade, the U.S. Air Force, the U.S. Navy and the Republic of Korea Air Force gathered at Yongsan Army Garrison's Dragon Hill Lodge for the Missile Defender of the Year Ball, Nov. 8.

  • Fort Sam, San Antonio communities thank Veterans during ceremony

    Nov 14, 2013

    Members of the San Antonio community honored veterans and family members Nov. 11 during a ceremony at the Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery.

  • Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio leaders honor vets during wreath-laying ceremony, Veterans Parade

    Nov 14, 2013

    Lt. Gen. Perry Wiggins, along with senior military leaders from Fort Sam Houston, join the San Antonio community Nov. 9 in honoring veterans, past and present, during a wreath-laying ceremony at the Alamo as part of San Antonio's annual Celebrate America's Military events.

  • Celebrate America's Military slices into next event at golf tourney

    Nov 14, 2013

    Members of the San Antonio military community enjoyed a day on the green with their "Military City" neighbors Nov. 4 during the Celebrate America's Military "Birdies for the Brave" Golf Tournament at the TPC San Antonio golf course.

  • Senior enlisted leaders join together, kick off Celebrate America's Military

    Nov 14, 2013

    Command Sgt. Maj. Hu Rhodes joined his fellow senior enlisted leaders from throughout the various military commands in San Antonio Nov. 1 during the Senior Enlisted Appreciation Reception at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 76, which was hosted by the Greater San Antonio Chamber of Commerce, and kicked off the 43rd annual Celebrate America's Military, or CAM 2013.

  • Exercise tests Army North's response capability

    Nov 14, 2013

    U.S. Army North (Fifth Army) practiced its response capabilities Oct. 28-Nov. 5 during an annual command post exercise.

  • Fort Sam Houston commemorates Native American Indian Heritage Month

    Nov 14, 2013

    U.S. Army North (Fifth Army) sponsored the kickoff event for National American Indian Heritage Month Oct. 31 at the Fort Sam Houston Post Exchange.

  • Fort Sam Houston honors Soldiers, families for dedicated service

    Nov 14, 2013

    Soldiers and family members thanked 10 Soldiers for their dedicated service to the nation during the monthly retirement ceremony Oct. 31 at the historic Quadrangle.

  • Fort Sam Houston celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month: Army North sergeant major serves as speaker

    Nov 15, 2013

    The annual Fort Sam Houston Hispanic Heritage Month celebration culminated in a cultural reception Oct. 28 at the pavilion behind Building 1001.

  • Celebrities visit Wounded Warriors at WFSC

    Nov 14, 2013

    Celebrities visit with wounded warriors and their families Oct. 24 at the Warrior and Family Support Center.

  • Army North CG leads panel on North American security, missions at AUSA conference

    Nov 14, 2013

    Lt. Gen. Perry Wiggins, commanding general, U.S. Army North (Fifth Army), and senior commander for Fort Sam Houston and Camp Bullis, led a discussion panel on Enhancing North American Security/Missions at Home Oct. 23 during the Association of the United States Army 2013 Annual Meeting and Exposition in Washington, D.C.

  • 2SBCT Awards Top Performers

    Nov 14, 2013

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- The 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division held a ceremony on Oct. 30 to recognize its top performers. Col. Thomas Mackey, 2nd SBCT commander, and Command Sgt. Maj. Michael Crosby, 2nd SBCT's senior noncommissioned officer, were both on hand to present the awards in front of an audience that packed the Sgt. Smith Theater.

  • ROTC students use electronic, interactive textbooks

    Nov 14, 2013

    Cadet Command and TRADOC Capability Manager for The Army Distributed Learning Program (TCM TADLP) worked together on the project to replace ROTC textbooks with E-books. The program saves money, updates books more quickly and benefits Cadets' education. The material is available to download on to any reader or capable device.

  • 25th ID enforces standards and discipline

    Nov 14, 2013

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- Courtesy patrols began here Oct. 7 at the behest of the commanding general of the 25th Infantry Division and his command sergeant major. A courtesy patrol team is comprised of a lieutenant and a sergeant first class who patrol an assigned area to inform Soldiers and Family members if they are violating 25th Inf. Div. or garrison policies. Four teams patrol four areas of Schofield Barracks and Wheeler Army Airfield. The teams patrol housing areas, the Post Exchange, the commissary, the gyms, and the Nehelani and Tropics Clubs.

  • Sword passes to new RRAD sergeant major

    Nov 14, 2013

    Red River Army Depot welcomed its new sergeant major during an assumption of responsibility ceremony Nov. 14 in the depot's leadership auditorium.

  • Kenner kicks off Warrior Care Month

    Nov 18, 2013

    At Kenner, we have a new strategy called Army Medicine 2020. Instead of pills, procedures, and doctors visits, we are emphasizing the Performance Triad that focuses on the three pillars of wellness: eating right, being active and sleeping well.

  • Army looks to change culture

    Nov 14, 2013

    If you think you can identify a sexual predator within your unit based on looks alone, think again.

  • Marines celebrate 238 years of service to nation

    Nov 14, 2013

    You may have noticed Marines running in pairs or small teams, carrying the Marine Corps flag on Nov. 6 or throughout the morning of the Nov. 8 and wondered what it was all about.

  • Firefighters go back to basics for forced entry training

    Nov 14, 2013

    The Fort Leonard Wood firefighters went back to the basics at Fire Station No. 1 during training sessions Nov. 4 to 7.

  • Divers start careers on post

    Nov 14, 2013

    Most people don't associate diving with Fort Leonard Wood, but here in the Midwest, far from any ocean, Soldiers with the military occupational specialty of 12D Engineer Diver get their first dip in the water.

  • MICC change of command

    Nov 14, 2013

    Command of the Mission and Installation Contracting Command will change hands during a 10 a.m. ceremony Dec. 2 at the Army North Quadrangle on Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, Texas.

  • Miss American Samoa ambassador for Army Reserve: Soldiers from Tutuila exemplary warriors

    Nov 14, 2013

    Long after the sun had set on the south Pacific island, rhythmic drums and chanting voices rang into the night as the final performance marked the end of the 20th annual Miss American Samoa pageant here, Nov. 1.

  • Team Sill salutes veterans Nov. 11

    Nov 14, 2013

    Fort Sill honored all veterans past and present with a Veterans Day ceremony Nov. 11 outside McNair Hall.

  • Army showcases energy-efficient technologies for warfighters

    Dec 16, 2013

    The Army displayed energy-efficient technologies, in the Pentagon courtyard that are used or being developed to make Soldiers more effective on the battlefield, Nov. 14, 2013.

  • Rock climbing courses offered for Picatinny community

    Nov 14, 2013

    Picatinny employees and family members participated Oct. 20 in a seven-hour introduction to rock climbing course at Allamuchy State Park. The course was geared toward beginners with little or no climbing experience and was limited to 10 students to create the best learning environment possible.

  • Sierra Vista, Fort Huachuca celebrate Veterans Day

    Nov 14, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Sierra Vista, Fort Huachuca celebrate Veterans Day

  • Fort Sill Marines celebrate Corps' 238th birthday

    Nov 14, 2013

    The Fort Sill Marine Corps Artillery Detachment celebrated the Marines 238th birthday Nov. 7 with a cake cutting, traditional reading of orders and a lunch outside the Marine Barracks

  • Army Reserve Participates in Local High School Career Day

    Nov 14, 2013

  • Accidents Don't Take Holidays

    Nov 14, 2013

    It's that time of year where many of us are caught up in holiday routines and tend to take seasonal hazards for granted. Doing so, however, can mean the difference between a happy holiday and tragedy. Statistics show that mishaps occur more frequently during the holiday period. A little common sense, combined with some advanced planning, can help accident-proof your holidays, making them safer for you, your family members and visitors

  • $5.35 billion sufficient for Hurricane Sandy relief, USACE chief tells Congress

    Nov 14, 2013

    The $5.35 billion authorized for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers projects to mitigate damage caused by Hurricane Sandy is enough to reduce future risk, the Army's chief of Engineers told Congress.

  • Military Couple Say Present to Wyomissing High School Career Day

    Nov 14, 2013

  • Building resiliency is a team effort

    Nov 14, 2013

    JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, N.J. -- "Resiliency is learned; it is nurtured, strengthened and shared," said Army Maj. Glenvil Gregory, 174th Infantry Brigade chaplain during a brigade spiritual resiliency workshop this month.

  • Hutchison Receives AUSA Award

    Nov 14, 2013

    The Association of the U.S. Army has selected Michael Hutchison, deputy to the Army Contracting Command commanding general, to receive its 5th AUSA region: 5th Region Civilian Exceptional Service Award.

  • U.S. surgeon general visits Lewis-McChord

    Nov 14, 2013

    The newly appointed U.S. surgeon general met with Public Health Service officers assigned to 1st Special Forces Group, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., Nov. 7, 2013, and toured the Department of Defense Telehealth and Technology center.

  • Sportsman's complex coming soon: New FMWR outdoor facilities to add variety to Fort Drum recreationa

    Nov 14, 2013

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- If you are new to Fort Drum and wonder what people "do" around here for fun, the many answers to that simple question are spread out in outdoor activities that are as diverse as the seasons of the year. But that is about to change, thanks to the hard-shouldered passion of a few garrison and division leaders driving forward a comprehensive vision for an outdoor sportsman's complex that will centralize activities in one locale.

  • 3rd BCT Soldiers give back by recycling unwanted goods

    Nov 14, 2013

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- As 3rd Brigade Combat Team Soldiers deploy, one of their responsibilities before they leave is to clear out their barracks. One Soldier and her unit's first sergeant launched a program called Project Care to help deploying troops as well as members of surrounding communities.

  • 3rd Brigade Combat Team Soldiers help local communities honor veterans

    Nov 14, 2013

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Soldiers of 3rd Brigade Combat Team participated in several events held in local communities to help honor service members past and present over a four-day Veterans Day period that began Friday. The Soldiers supported several functions held by some of the nearby local communities, including a reflection ceremony at the Lowville Academy and Central School in Lowville, where they placed the school's national colors in front of the school, helping the faculty and staff to recognize veterans and the sacrifices they made for the country.

  • ASC commemorates Veterans Day at area events

    Nov 14, 2013

  • Evolving NIEs help shape Army's future network

    Nov 14, 2013

    Underway this month is the Network Integration Evaluation 14.1, the sixth in a series of semi-annual field exercises that incorporate Soldier feedback to improve and simplify network systems, leverage industry innovation on emerging capabilities and validate new tactics, techniques and procedures -- while also reducing the burden of network integration on operational forces.

  • Mini CDC offers care at all hours

    Nov 15, 2013

    It's no secret on Fort Rucker that Soldiers and Family members work through all hours of the day, and the installation wants to make sure that those Families are taken care of when it comes to child care.

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