Archive: Dec 2013

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  • OPSEC Tip: CPT Andrew Harris

    Dec 22, 2013

    LAGHMAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan - U.S. Army Capt. Andrew Harris of Clarksville, Tenn., says to help protect 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division and its troops during their deployment, Soldiers and Family members should practice good Operations Security when talking to loved ones between Afghanistan and the United States. He says "steer the conversation away from operations. It's okay to talk about personal experiences but try not to discuss professional ones." Harris serves as the deputy intelligence officer for 4th BCT, 10th Mtn. Div. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Eric Provost, Task Force Patriot PAO)

  • It's all about self-discipline

    Dec 20, 2013

  • Handheld fires 'app' lightens the load for forward observers

    Jan 10, 2014

    The current call for fires handheld device, the Pocket-sized Forward Entry Device (PFED) will transition to a web-application hosted on the Nett Warrior End User Device to lighten the load for forward observers.

  • National American Indian Heritage Month Celebrated at the Detroit Arsenal

    Dec 20, 2013

  • Task Force Patriot gives wounded warriors a proper exit

    Dec 22, 2013

    Task Force Patriot service members welcomed five wounded warriors who returned to theatre as part of Operation Proper Exit Dec. 19, 2013, at Forward Operating Base Gamberi. The program brings closure to warriors who receive a chance to return to theatre and get the proper end of tour recognition and support from their fellow Soldiers. During the visit all of the wounded warriors were presented command coins, Certificates of Achievement and made honorary "Patriots" with 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division combat patches.

  • Second Annual Turkey Bowl builds Esprit de Corps for Division West's 166th Aviation Brigade

    Dec 20, 2013

    FORT HOOD, Texas -- Over 150 spectators braved freezing temperatures and 15 mph winds to watch 166th Aviation Brigade's second Annual Turkey Bowl at the Smith Middle School stadium, recently.

  • Sustainers, MEDDAC help spread holiday cheer

    Dec 20, 2013

    More than 50 Soldiers from the Third Sustainment Brigade and US Army MEDDAC - Winn Army Community Hospital joined the volunteers from the Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 789, Thursday, with Veterans at the Carl Vinson VA Medical Center in Dublin, Ga. to help spread Christmas cheer.

  • Task Force Stallion & 211th MP Co Conduct External Security Training

    Dec 20, 2013

    MCGREGOR RANGE, N.M. -- Several noncommissioned officers from 3rd Battalion, 362nd Armor Regiment, Task Force Stallion, 5th Armored Brigade, Division West and Soldiers from the 211th Military Police Company recently trained on External Security Operations in preparation for their deployment to Afghanistan.

  • No-shows are costly in dollars, time for other patient appointments

    Dec 20, 2013

    In our busy world it is understandable that patients will sometimes miss appointments. However, Lyster Army Health Clinic staff asks that patients who cannot make their appointment call to cancel so they are not considered "no-shows."

  • Elective care vs. non-covered care

    Dec 20, 2013

    Lyster Army Health Clinic refers patients out to Tricare-approved network providers when specialty care not offered at the clinic is needed. It is important for patients to receive a referral and only obtain the care detailed in the referral notes to avoid extra charges not covered by the referral.

  • Mass flu vaccination campaign improves Soldiers' readiness at Fort Rucker

    Dec 20, 2013

    Lyster Army Health Clinic started an ambitious four-week flu campaign in October and has since given 99.09 percent of Soldiers on Fort Rucker their yearly flu vaccination.

  • Ask the Judge-Free tax return preparation available at Marne tax centers at Fort Stewart

    Dec 20, 2013

    The Marne Tax Center is a command program supervised by the Office of the Staff Judge Advocate. Its mission is to provide quality, cost-free tax preparation services to eligible individuals. All of our tax preparers are IRS-trained and certified as volunteer preparers and use TaxWise Software, issued and endorsed by the IRS. We prepare federal and most state returns and provide electronic filing.

  • Marne Division, community pays tribute during holidays

    Dec 20, 2013

    For seven years now, Wreaths for Warriors Walk, Inc. has been placing a holiday wreath at the bases of the trees of Fallen heroes as a way to honor their sacrifice and that of their Families. The trees are a living memorial to those Soldiers who, while assigned to 3rd ID, have fought, and Fallen, in support of Operations Iraqi Freedom, New Dawn or Enduring Freedom.

  • Wounded warriors maintain fighting spirit on the mat

    Nov 30, -0001

    The Comprehensive Soldier and Family Fitness program helps to build a soldier's resiliency so that he can endure and bounce back from whatever situation he may find himself in. The five pillars of strength: social, emotional, family, spiritual, and physical, form an optimal foundation for recovery.

  • Engineers answer student questions, clear up misconceptions about engineering, STEM

    Jan 2, 2014

    Army scientists gave advanced math and science high school students math first-hand insight into engineering as a career path at a panel discussion in Bel Air, MD Dec. 18.

  • Czech Army trains non-lethal

    Dec 20, 2013

    By U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Johnathan Hoover 2nd BCT, 1st Cav. Div. PAO PARWAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan (Dec. 14, 2013) --The United States Army is re-emphasizing the use of non-lethal weapons and the other countries are taking notice.

  • 'Black Jack' electrifies crowd with buzzer beater, wins championship

    Nov 30, -0001

    By U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Johnathan Hoover 2nd BCT, 1st Cav. Div. PAO PARWAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan (Dec. 19, 2013) -Members of Team Mamba were crowned champions of a basketball tournament held at the Clamshell Gym on Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, Oct. 25, 2013. During a grueling doubleheader, they defeated team Red Dragons 36-33 in overtime and team Get Money 43-36 at the end of regulation in the championship.

  • MNBG-E NCOs inducted into Sergeant Morales Club

    Nov 30, -0001

    "Strong soldiers developed by strong leaders, strong teams compromised of strong soldiers," said U.S. Army Command Sgt. Maj. David S. Davenport Sr., U.S. Army Europe Command Sergeant Major and a Nashville, Tenn. native.

  • EUCOM conducts communication training

    Nov 30, -0001

    A joint team from U.S. European Command and U.S. Army Europe conducted communication training for various institutions in Kosovo from June 17 to June 20 in Pristina.

  • KFOR troops run with Roy

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers from Multinational Battle Group-East gathered on a clear, cool morning to honor a fallen soldier in a 5k run at Camp Bondsteel June 28.

  • Iowa, Kosovo form sister state partnership

    Nov 30, -0001

    Iowa officially welcomed Kosovo as its ninth sister state as a part of Iowa's Sister State Partnership program when Iowa Governor Terry Branstad and Kosovo President Atifete Jahjaga signed the formal agreement in Pristina July 7.

  • JAG maintains positive relations

    Nov 30, -0001

    Being good neighbors is an integral part for maintaining positive relations in a deployment environment.

  • Multinationals train together to maintain mission readiness

    Nov 30, -0001

    Kosovo Forces must be prepared to react to any threat to a safe and secure Kosovo at a moment's notice. To ensure Multinational Battle Group-East is ready to respond to a potential threat anywhere in Kosovo, soldiers from the Forward Command Post conducted air-mobile crowd and riot control training at Camp Novo Selo July 22.

  • MNBG-E certify as combat lifesavers

    Nov 30, -0001

    Multinational Battle Group-East soldiers can safely provide first responder lifesaving measures after completing the combat lifesaver course at Camp Bondsteel Aug. 5-9.

  • DART gets helicopters back in the air

    Nov 30, -0001

    One of Kosovo Forces most important capabilities is being able to move KFOR soldiers by air to quickly respond to any threat to a safe and secure environment or freedom of movement throughout Kosovo.

  • FARP keeps TF Aviation fueled and functioning

    Nov 30, -0001

    UH-60 Black Hawks can be heard on a daily basis, taking off from the Camp Bondsteel flight line, with the help of the Task Force Aviation fuel team. Nine soldiers maintain and operate the forward arming and refueling point, supplying all of Camp Bondsteel helicopters with the fuel necessary to complete their missions.

  • Taking it back to basics

    Nov 30, -0001

    Cadences, soldiers marching in formation and junior enlisted service members leading from the front, this is what Camp Bondsteel can see at the Joint Regional Detachment-East headquarters every Saturday. Soldiers with JRD-E are getting back to the basics with weekend classes covering everything from marching to basic rifle marksmanship skills.

  • Morale run, suicide prevention class spread awareness

    Nov 30, -0001

    September is the U.S. Army's annual suicide prevention awareness month. Soldiers with Multinational Battle Group-East used the month to host several key events and promote information on the best ways to seek help if an individual is hurting.

  • KSF medics becoming self-sustainable

    Nov 30, -0001

    Kosovo Security Force soldiers graduated from a First Responder train-the-trainer course at a ceremony held at Camp Skenderbue Oct. 25. Soldiers from Multinational Battle Group-East's Task Force Medical led the 5-day course designed to teach the critical life-saving skills needed when responding to a medical emergency while also teaching the students to train and certify their own soldiers in future courses.

  • MNBG-E hosts Army 10-miler Shadow Run in Kosovo

    Nov 30, -0001

    With temperatures hovering around freezing, the sun just starting to rise and their breath hanging in the air, more than 130 runners prepared for the start of the U.S. Army 10-miler shadow run hosted by Multinational Battle Group-East at Camp Bondsteel, Oct. 5.

  • Troops maintain skills with radio training

    Nov 30, -0001

    U.S. troops from Company C, 1st Squadron, 38th Cavalry Regiment conducted radio training at Camp Cabra, Oct. 31.

  • US, KSF soldiers conduct annual EOD training

    Nov 30, -0001

    Explosive ordnance disposal soldiers with Multinational Battle Group-East conducted annual training with Kosovo Security Force soldiers at the KSF training facility in Ferizaj, Sept. 30 - Oct. 3.

  • MNBG-E soldiers run the Athens Classic Marathon

    Nov 30, -0001

    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.

  • KFOR soldiers take the next step as leaders

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers from Multinational Battle Group-East and Area Support Team Balkans took the next step in their Army careers by graduating from the Warrior Leaders Course at a ceremony held at Camp Bondsteel Nov. 25.

  • Merry Christmas from Eagle 6

    Dec 20, 2013

    Eagle 6 sends his best wishes from Afghanistan for a very Merry Christmas this holiday season, 2013.

  • 'First in Support' command welcomes new CSM

    Nov 30, -0001

    The 21st Theater Sustainment Command welcomed its new senior enlisted advisor during a change of responsibility ceremony on Rhine Ordnance Barracks Dec. 19.

  • Solemn Promise: Soldiers, civilians recommit to 'stand strong' for the profession of arms

    Dec 20, 2013

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Soldiers and civilians took time out of a busy holiday season to "stand strong for the Army profession" Dec. 12. Leaders of the 5th Signal Command, Col. Mitchell L. Kilgo and Command Sgt. Maj. Gerald Tyce, were joined by Maj. Gen. Richard C. Longo, U.S. Army Europe deputy commander, in discussing what it means to serve, Army Values and the responsibility of everyone to work to prevent sexual harassment and assault during the command's Operation Solemn Promise commemoration ceremony.

  • U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan | Public Affairs Office (PAO)

    Jun 23, 2014

    U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan Public Affairs Office (PAO)

  • U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan | Religious Support Office (RSO)

    Jan 12, 2014

    U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan Religious Support Office (RSO)

  • U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan | Plans, Analysis & Integration Office (PAIO)

    Jan 20, 2014

    U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan Plans, Analysis & Integration Office (PAIO)

  • U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan | Internal Review (IR)

    Dec 20, 2013

    U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan Internal Review (IR)

  • U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan | Installation Safety Office (ISO)

    Dec 20, 2013

    U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan Installation Safety Office (ISO)

  • U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan | Directorate of Resource Management (DRM)

    Dec 20, 2013

    U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan Directorate of Resource Management (DRM)

  • U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan | Directorate of Plans, Training, Mobilization and Security (DPTMS)

    Dec 20, 2013

    U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan | Directorate of Plans, Training, Mobilization and Security (DPTMS)

  • U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan | Directorate of Human Resources (DHR)

    Jan 20, 2014

    U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan Directorate of Human Resources (DHR)

  • U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan | Directorate Emergency Services (DES)

    Dec 4, 2014

    U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan Directorate Emergency Services (DES)

  • U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan | Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation (FMWR)

    Jan 20, 2014

    U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation (FMWR)

  • U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan | Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)

    Dec 20, 2013

    U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)

  • PTSD -- Is mental armor possible?

    Dec 20, 2013

    The goal of optimizing human performance and discouraging PTSD is the number one focus of the Army Study Program Management Office in the 2014 Army Study Program.

  • Dragons honor Soldiers, spouses at Saint Barbara's Day Ball

    Jan 8, 2014

    FORT HOOD, Texas -- "To the King of Battle!" This response to a toast proposed to the U.S. field artillery roared throughout the banquet hall during the Saint Barbara's Day Ball, recently hosted by the 1st "Dragon" Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, 1st "Ironhorse" Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, in Killeen, Texas. At the ball, Soldiers, spouses and distinguished guests dressed their best and paid tribute to Saint Barbara, the patron saint of field artillery.

  • U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan | Bus Schedules

    Dec 3, 2014

    U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan Bus Schedules

  • U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan | About Us

    Jan 6, 2014

    U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan About Us

  • Tax Season is coming, tips help with preparation

    Dec 19, 2013

    CAMP HUMPHREYS -- With the excitement that the upcoming holiday season brings, it is easy to forget that tax season is just around the corner. The U.S. Army Garrison Humphreys Tax Center will open Jan. 27, 2014 in Bldg. 578, in the Area III Consolidated Legal Center. This building is located in the group of buildings across from the Child Development Center, near the Quarry Gate.

  • Torch Club collects, donates blankets

    Dec 19, 2013

    CAMP HUMPHREYS -- Members of the Humphreys Youth Center's Torch Club recently conducted a blanket drive. They thought that as the days were getting colder in Korea, there may be some needy people who could use a warm blanket. The kids made collection boxes and distributed them to all Child, Youth and School Services locations. They also made holiday cards to go along with the blankets. The Torch Club is a group of Middle School children who are beginning to develop leadership skills and concern themselves with community service. The blankets were donated to both the Pyeongtaek and Songtan food banks Dec. 4.

  • Tree lighting, social and bazaar open holiday festivities

    Dec 19, 2013

    CAMP HUMPHREYS -- The Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony, held at Transformation Park and featuring a visit from Santa Claus, kicked off the holiday festivities here Dec. 6. Following the tree lighting, the community had the opportunity to participate in the Garrison Cookie Social and the opening of the Holiday Bazaar, at the Humphreys Community Fitness Center. Prior to the tree lighting by Brig. Gen. Erik C. Peterson, the 2nd Infantry Division deputy commanding general for support and senior responsible officer here, attendees were busy decorating trees for the yearly unit Christmas Tree Competition and listening to tunes from the Humphreys Middle/High School choir and string ensemble. Following Santa's arrival by fire truck, everyone was invited to join the parade over to the fitness center for homemade holiday treats, beverages and entertainment by the HMHS wind ensemble.

  • Humphreys Middle/High School to open in January

    Dec 19, 2013

    SEOUL -- On Nov. 27, Department of Defense Education Activity Korea District Superintendent Dr. Irby Miller announced the completion of the new Humphreys Middle/High School to students, parents, sponsors, faculty, and support staff.

  • Stanley BOSS named best in Pacific

    Dec 19, 2013

    For earning top honors, the Camp Stanley BOSS Program will receive the BOSS council's engraved traveling trophy; 100 2013 Best of the Best BOSS lapel pins; IMCOM Pacific BOSS Pens and Cinch Sacks; a jumbo banner that reads: 2013 Best BOSS Program.

  • U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan | Command Sergeant Major

    Jun 23, 2014

    Command Sgt. Maj. Henney M. Hodgkins Command Sergeant Major United States Army Garrison Yongsan

  • U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan | Deputy to the Garrison Commander

    Dec 30, 2013

    Mr. Henry Paul Stuart Deputy to the Garrison Commander United States Army Garrison Yongsan

  • U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan | Garrison Commander

    Jul 29, 2014

    Colonel Maria P. Eoff Garrison Commander United States Army Garrison Yongsan

  • Wonder of the Camp Carroll Wetlands

    Dec 19, 2013

    A unique wetlands reclamation project on U.S. Army Garrison Daegu's Camp Carroll in Waegwan, South Korea, vividly demonstrates USAG Daegu's and the Army in Korea's commitment as stewards of the local environment.

  • SMDC employee saddles up to win competitions

    Jan 6, 2014

    SMDC employee wins numerous competitions

  • Walter Reed gets Level II Trauma Center verification

    Dec 20, 2013

    Walter Reed National Military Medical Center has joined an elite group of hospitals verified by the American College of Surgeons as a Level II Trauma Center.

  • Same mission, new name: SARET becomes USAR

    Dec 19, 2013

    The depot's Small Arms Repair and Evaluation Team has a new name, but the same mission - to repair weapons, on site, for military units preparing to deploy or returning from deployment. SARET is now known as U.S. Army Special Operations Command Small Arms Repair, or USAR.

  • Training adds victim advocates throughout AMC workforce

    Dec 19, 2013

    Army Materiel Command Sexual Harassment and Assault Response Program representative training concluded Friday. Thirty-three students attended the two-week course to become SHARP representatives for their respective commands.

  • Fort Sill Soldiers leave for holidays in mass exodus

    Dec 19, 2013

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- Mass exodus began Dec. 18 and in a well-structured frenzy 4,000 trainees were released over two days to spend time with friends and families for the holidays.

  • Workload, hiring among ANAD town hall topics

    Dec 19, 2013

    Depot Commander Col. Brent Bolander spoke to the workforce Dec. 11 in a town hall meeting before an audience in the Training Office and broadcast live on the installation's LAN channel.

  • Quick thinking, equipment, training save employee's life

    Dec 19, 2013

    On Sept. 30, the employees of the Automotive Component Repair Branch were just beginning their work day when, suddenly, Danny Hammock collapsed.

  • Serving the community: Depot employees sponsor 146 DHR children

    Dec 19, 2013

    Depot employees are looking a lot like Santa's elves lately. Wednesday, the installation's annual Christmas Cheer program culminated in the delivery of 2,820 pounds of gifts and 30 bicycles and tricycles to the Calhoun County Department of Human Resources.

  • Area cemeteries participate in Wreaths Across America

    Dec 19, 2013

    Remember, honor and teach was the goal Saturday at cemeteries across the nation and around Fort Leonard Wood as more than 800 communities participated in the Wreaths Across America event.

  • ANAD employee earns Black Belt certification

    Dec 19, 2013

    Aaron Parris, a process improvement specialist in the depot's Directorate of Engineering and Quality was recently awarded Black Belt certification, the highest level of Lean training.

  • SAMC Hawaii Koa - Sgt. 1st Class Daphne C. Thomas

    Dec 19, 2013

    Sgt. 1st Class Daphne C. Thomas, the sexual harassment/assault response and prevention program manager for the 8th Theater Sustainment Command, was inducted into the prestigious Sergeant Audie Murphy Club, December 2011, at the Nehelanie club on Schofield Barracks.

  • ACC-RSA civilians complete leader investment program

    Dec 19, 2013

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. - Four Army Contracting Command- Redstone civilian employees recently graduated from the Aviation and Missile Command's 2013 Leader Investment for Tomorrow program.

  • Students across country take Army Strong Challenge

    Dec 20, 2013

    High School students in 135 schools across the courtry competed in the Army Strong Challenge in the fall. The winning school was awarded the trophy in December.

  • Keep pets safe during holidays

    Dec 19, 2013

    For people, tinsel, mistletoe and chocolate are holiday traditions -- but for pets, they can prove fatal. Pet owners can protect their furry friends by making their homes pet-safe this holiday season.

  • 409th CSB visits German Federal Army Procurement Office

    Dec 19, 2013

    KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany - Leadership from the 409th Contracting Support Brigade here recently visited the German Federal Army Procurement Office in Lahnstein.

  • R-E-S-P-E-C-T: Students, servicemembers find out what it means to them during Character Counts

    Dec 19, 2013

    Ask a room full of first-graders a question, and you're sure to get a variety of responses. That was definitely the case for Staff Sgt. Kevin Lipinski, 212th Military Police Detachment, Headquarters Battalion, when he visited Jocelyn Thompson's first-grade class at Fort Belvoir Elementary School Dec. 12 to talk about respect as part of the Character Counts program.

  • 2013 Gen. Frederick M. Franks Award presented to Ancker

    Dec 19, 2013

    Retired Col. Clinton J. Ancker III won the award sponsored by the U.S. Army Armor School and named after retired Gen. Frederick M. Franks, this prestigious award is presented each year to an Active or Reserve Component officer, warrant officer, noncommissioned officer or Department of the Army civilian, regardless of branch or occupational specialty. The nominee's long-term contributions to the ground-fighting and warfighting capabilities of the U.S. Army and the transformation of the mounted force to fight and win in unified land operations are key factors in selecting the recipient.

  • USO 'elves' hand out holiday cheer to military parents

    Dec 19, 2013

    It was a cold night, but it felt like Christmas morning for military parents lined up outside Fort Belvoir's USO Warehouse last Friday. The parents were waiting to pick up gifts for their children, provided through the USO of Metropolitan Washington's Project USO Elf. Through Project USO Elf, community members and corporations sponsored children of active-duty, junior-enlisted personnel in the National Capital Region who needed help buying Christmas presents for their children this year.

  • AMC Commanding General's Winter Safety Message

    Dec 19, 2013

    The winter holiday season, with all its wonderful sights, sounds, and surroundings is upon us. As you and your family prepare to enjoy cherished moments and traditions, I ask each of you to keep Safety in all of your plans.

  • Army researcher retires after 36 years of service

    Dec 19, 2013

    It's been 36 years since Dr. Andrew Young first stepped foot through the U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine's doors as a young captain, and after a lifetime of contributions to the Army science, Young is preparing to say goodbye.

  • Fort Hood SRT proves their worth

    Dec 19, 2013

    "Let's be honest here Brian. Tell me about your wife. Tell me about your kids." Chief Warrant Officer 2 Brandon Manzo of Fort Hood's Criminal Investigation Division has been on the line for nearly an hour, attempting to negotiate a peaceful surrender. His hands are bridged against his forehead, thumbs massaging his temples while he waits for a response.

  • Boy's Soldier-dream wins essay contest

    Dec 19, 2013

    A 6 -year-old boy won a literature contest by writing about how he wants to be a Soldier like his veteran father.

  • Ice Age to return with Fort Sill Polar Bear Plunge, run

    Dec 19, 2013

    If you're looking for a healthy, exciting way to jump into the New Year, plan on running the 5K and dipping in Lake Elmer Thomas Recreation Area at the fourth annual Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Polar Bear Plunge and Cub Crawl Jan. 11.

  • Michigan Guard transportation Soldiers participate in Gatesville, Texas holiday parade

    Dec 19, 2013

    GATESVILLE, Texas --120th Infantry Brigade and the 1460th Transportation Company Soldiers took part in the Gatesville Holiday Parade Dec. 14 on a float with holiday ornaments and a "Kandahar Bound" banner Dec. 14.

  • Community shares meal before holidays

    Dec 19, 2013

  • New access control program vets civilian personnel entering post

    Dec 19, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, Az. - Personnel entering post may have noticed the hand held scanners now used by Department of Army security guards. The new procedure, implemented, Dec. 1, is a component of "Rapid Gate," an access control program which is already used at other installations.

  • Historical Tour of Homes presents unique ways of holiday decorating

    Dec 19, 2013

  • Red River's personnel center donates to local orphanage

    Dec 19, 2013

    Members of the Red River Army Depot's Civilian Personnel Advisory Center joined together to make Christmas bright for the local Texarkana Orphanage. In addition the giving to Toys for Tots, the CPAC team contacted Texarkana Orphanage for a list of items the children wanted for Christmas.

  • Day selected as "One to Watch" in 2014

    Dec 23, 2013

    The CIO Executive Council and "CIO" magazine recently announced the Army Contracting Command's Adrianne Day as a recipient of their 2014 "Ones to Watch" award.

  • Holiday cheer

    Dec 19, 2013

  • Sill student writes winner

    Dec 19, 2013

    FORT SILL, Okla. (Dec. 19, 2013) -- Growing up as a military child, Emily Banister has first-hand experience of diversity, but a lesson learned within her family helped her to a third place finish in the Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum's annual essay contest.

  • Stryker soldiers train virtually to be ready for reality

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., have found an innovative way to stay trained and ready for when the nation calls.

  • FRG honors volunteers with ball

    Dec 19, 2013

    Family readiness groups from A Battery and 578th Forward Support Company of 1st Battalion, 14th Field Artillery held a Wonder Woman Ball Dec. 13 at Louise D. McMahon Hall in Lawton.

  • Deep Steel Battalion cases colors before deployment

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers with 1st Battalion, 94th Field Artillery Regiment, 17th Fires Brigade, 7th Infantry Division, gathered for a casing of the colors ceremony at Lewis North, Joint Base Lewis McChord, Wash., Dec. 12.

  • 'Raiders' augment JBLM Trees for Troops program

    Nov 30, -0001

    This holiday season, approximately 600 service members of Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., received a free evergreen tree, commonly referred to as a "Christmas tree," thanks to the Trees for Troops program.

  • Wounded warrior creates cycling program

    Dec 19, 2013

    FORT SILL, Okla. (Dec. 19, 2013) -- You see a lot of Soldiers and other people riding bicycles around Fort Sill. And in the past year many more cyclists can be seen riding on post, due in large part to the efforts of one wounded warrior, Sgt. Peter Webb.

  • Bells ring, people sing, 62nd Army Band presents 'Sounds of Holidays'

    Dec 19, 2013

  • Celebrate holidays responsibly: plan ahead

    Dec 19, 2013

  • Inspector General explains leave, types

    Dec 19, 2013

    Army Regulation (AR) 600-8-10, "Leaves and Passes" states, "The frequent use of leave will make a positive contribution to morale, level of performance, and career motivation."

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