Archive: Dec 2013

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  • 5th Geo. Eng. donates to local school

    Dec 18, 2013

    Four soldiers with the 5th Engineering Detachment (Geospatial Planning Cell), 130th Engineer Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, donated 84 full-sized maps of Oahu and the world to the students and teachers of the Pearl Harbor Elementary School, Dec. 17. "We want to make sure our children and our community are receiving the best education possible," said Staff Sgt. Angelic Smith, whose idea it was to donate the maps and a mother of a child that attends Pearl Harbor Elementary. "We as soldiers want to support our community as much as they support us."

  • A guide to intelligence driven prospecting

    Jan 15, 2014

    Intelligence drives recruiting and prospecting

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

    Dec 18, 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.

  • Remarkable resilience. Soldier fiercely battles back from injuries

    Dec 18, 2013

    HARKER HEIGHTS, Texas -- It was Aug. 26, 2011 and Sgt. Paul Podhorn, a cavalry scout with Troop C, 6th Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, was deployed in Iraq. He started the day with a call to his wife on Skype. The internet was in and out and he was not able to say goodbye. He proceeded out to his truck to prepare for his mission. When he was ready, he headed out with his troops. The mission, at first, seemed to be going all too well. It was then that Podhorn and his team realized the town was unnaturally quiet. They knew something was about to happen

  • Mait named chief scientist of Army Research Laboratory

    Dec 18, 2013

    Dr. Joseph Mait, U.S. Army Research Laboratory Fellow, was recently selected as chief scientist of ARL. As chief scientist, Mait's goal is to assist the ARL Director fulfill his vision for the lab.

  • Fiscal uncertainty fuels hunger to revise strategic plan at Army arsenal

    Dec 18, 2013

    This is an exciting, challenging time to be in the Army's Industrial Base. A period of time that requires the Watervliet Arsenal to fully energize its strategic planning and continuous improvement plans to be more competitive and more viable to the Department of Defense.

  • Bastogne's newest expert infantrymen

    Dec 18, 2013

    FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. -- After an early, cold, dark start the morning of Day 5, the first Soldier was seen in the distance running toward the finish line; he is quickly followed by more and more of his comrades.

  • Depot youth program earns national accreditation

    Dec 18, 2013

    Tobyhanna Army Depot's School Age Center has received national accreditation from the Council on Accreditation (COA), recognizing the program for its high performance, quality and exceptional service to children, youth and their families.

  • Fort Sam Houston Caisson horse named for former SMA

    Dec 18, 2013

    For the newest member of the Fort Sam Houston Caisson Section, 13 is his lucky number. Cole, a 9-year old Percheron Draft horse and the 13th four-legged member of the section, was formally named after the 13th Sergeant Major of the Army -- retired Sgt. Maj. of the Army Kenneth Preston during a naming ceremony Dec. 12 outside of the historic Quadrangle.

  • Enjoy your holiday season, but please celebrate responsibly

    Dec 19, 2013

    Garrison commander wishes the community a safe, happy holiday season

  • New holiday schedules to take effect for USAG Ansbach

    Dec 19, 2013

    With two federal holidays happening two weeks in a row, schedules are going to change around U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach. Read more for Ansbach's holiday hours and schedules.

  • Army fields 101st Airborne new tactical network with integrated training approach

    Dec 19, 2013

    The Army established a new System of Systems training concept drawing on lessons learned from previous units fielded with the integrated communications package known as Capability Set 13.

  • MEDCOM promoting healthy living by example

    Dec 19, 2013

    In support of the Performance Triad, the Army Surgeon General and Commander of U.S. Army Medical Command dedicated Dec. 13, 2013, to be MEDCOM's "Holiday Jingle Walk" at their headquarters in Falls Church, Va.

  • PMG6 Sends Holiday Message

    Dec 18, 2013

    MG David Quantock, Provost Marshal General sends holiday message

  • Army awards Schweinfurt employees for length of service

    Dec 18, 2013

    Sixty-nine German and American garrison employees were honored for 25, 30, 35, 40 and 45 years of service to the U.S. Army in a ceremony and luncheon Dec. 13 at the Conn Club.

  • Bulk trash pick-up date added to rid Christmas trees

    Dec 18, 2013

    A bulk trash pick-up date at U.S. Army housing areas has been added in January to help with post-holidays cleanup. Bulk trash will be picked up at Askren Manor, Yorktown Village and at government-leased housing Jan. 2 and Jan. 14.

  • Garrison to end Sunday shuttle runs

    Dec 18, 2013

    The garrison's installation transportation office announced that it is ending the community's installation shuttle route on Sundays beginning in January. This decrease in service is a response to the shrinking community population and subsequent decline in weekend shuttle bus riders, said 1st Lt. Andrew Mathis, the operations officer for the garrison's logistics directorate, now known as the Logistics Readiness Center.

  • USACE teaches 'common understanding' in Risk Communication Course

    Dec 18, 2013

    WIESBADEN, Germany - More than 20 project and program managers from U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Europe District learn about public involvement and strategies for overcoming challenges during a four-day Risk Communication Course.

  • DOD top logisticians visit 401st AFSB

    Dec 30, 2013

    BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan -- The Honorable Alan F. Estevez, assistant secretary of defense for logistics and materiel readiness, and other Department of Defense logistics leaders visited the 401st Army Field Support Brigade's area of operations Dec. 14-15 to receive an update on current operations.

  • 'Black Jack' unit ministry teams host conference, strengthen through unity

    Dec 18, 2013

    Chaplains and their assistants gather during Unit Ministry Team Conference on Bagram Air Field, Dec. 12, 2013. As providers - meeting soldiers needs spiritually and emotionally - chaplains and their assistants can become weary, needing an opportunity to gather together, rest and recharge, said U.S. Army Chaplain (Maj.) Warren Haggray, brigade chaplain, 2nd "Black Jack" Brigade Combat team, 1st Cavalry division, Fort Hood, Texas.

  • Chaplain of the few serves the many

    Dec 18, 2013

    As a company of Soldiers takes a break from a field exercise in the crisp German morning breeze, Army chaplain and Los Angeles native Capt. Andrew Shulman from the 18th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion binds leather straps around the arm of Sgt. Zachary Gardner and prays.

  • Yongsan deputy garrison commander earns Stalwart award

    Jan 21, 2014

    Paul Stuart, deputy to the garrison commander of U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan, was caught completely by surprise when he was presented with the Installation Management Command Stalwart Award by Col. Michael E. Masley, the garrison commander for USAG Yongsan, during a garrison staff meeting, 17 Dec.

  • FORSCOM breaks ground on Geospatial Readiness Center after original fell to 2011 tornado

    Dec 19, 2013

    U.S. Army Forces Command leaders broke ground, Dec. 16, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C., on a new facility to re-establish the command's Geospatial Readiness Center, which was destroyed by a tornado, April 16, 2011.

  • Drill Sergeant wins 2013 Operation Rising Star Competition

    Dec 18, 2013

    Sgt. Christiana Ball from Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., has been voted Army Entertainment's 2013 Rising Star.

  • Civilian Spotlight: Getting to know Carolyn V. Burt

    Dec 19, 2013

    Civilian Spotlight: Getting to know Carolyn V. Burt

  • Marne Division, community pay tribute to fallen during holidays

    Dec 18, 2013

    More than 140 motorcyclists from nearly 10 different clubs from as far away as Augusta, Ga., along with Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps cadets and Civil Air Patrol cadet volunteers were in attendance to aid in placing wreaths at the bases of the 466 eastern redbud trees on the Warriors Walk at Fort Stewart, Ga.

  • Top Area II volunteer of the quarter named

    Dec 18, 2013

    A group of volunteers nominated for their contributions to the Area II community were recognized during the Volunteer of the Quarter ceremony at Yongsan Army Community Services, Dec. 13.

  • Young local artists enlighten, impress at Yongsan

    Dec 18, 2013

    A group of local kids and teens showcased their artwork at the annual Boys and Girls Club of America Fine Arts Exhibition at the R&R Bar and Grill, Dec. 12.

  • Rakkasans develop System of Systems training

    Dec 18, 2013

    FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. - Soldiers of the 3rd BCT, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), recently completed initial fielding and training of new communication systems that will provide leaders with the ability to better command their troops while on the move. While the Rakkasan Brigade is not the first to make use of the Capability Set 2013 equipment and other new technologies, they are the first in the Army to train their personnel to integrate all systems, rather than focus on training single components at a time.

  • SAMC of Hawaii collects for Toys for Tots

    Dec 17, 2013

    For many, the holidays are a time of joy, gift giving, and family, but for others it can be a stressful time and a reminder of a poor financial situation.

  • 'Enlightened Dragon' allows signal battalion to do more with less

    Dec 17, 2013

    Soldiers in a Signal MOS that requires higher network permissions must pass the Security Plus exam and be certified in order for them to be fully functional in their daily jobs Typically, a Mobile Training Team comes to the different Areas in Korea to provide training for the Soldiers, but as the budget has tightened, the MTTs have been sent less often, and demand for seats in their classes has increased greatly.

  • Pacific Signal leaders hold town hall for Reserve Soldiers, Families

    Dec 17, 2013

    Soldiers of the 311th Signal Command (Theater) Support Unit hosted their 311th SC(T) leadership team, Maj. Gen. James T. Walton and Command Sgt. Maj. Travis L. Cherry, who visited during the unit's monthly Battle Training Assembly at the Reserve Center here, Dec. 7-8.

  • Going full circle: Former Soldier guides others in transitions

    Dec 18, 2013

    When Staff Sgt. Clodomiro Espinoza tells his Soldiers that he understands what they're going through--the medical appointments, the career uncertainties, the challenges of recovery-- he means it literally. He just made the transition himself from a Soldier in Transition to a squad leader, so he knows the physical and emotional aspects of recovery.

  • YMCA, Corps teaches youth water safety

    Nov 30, -0001

    A U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville district park ranger at Dale Hollow Lake joined forces with the Putnam County Family YMCA today to teach second-graders about water safety.

  • Pushing forward in life: Soldier survives brain tumor, interns in her career field

    Dec 18, 2013

    Less than a year ago, Spc. Allyssa Nolan underwent brain surgery to remove a tumor. Coming out of surgery and inpatient recovery, at first she couldn't walk -- now she's walked a half-marathon. She couldn't complete basic activities of daily living -- now she's working almost full-time in her field as a biomedical equipment technician. And she couldn't remember even five words in a row -- now she's one of the fastest in her shop at testing defibrillators, running through 23 steps in just three hours.

  • Commanding General's Holiday Protection Message

    Dec 17, 2013

    The holiday season is a special time of year marked by celebration with Family and friends. It is also important to be mindful of the increased potential for hazards during this busy time of year. Many of you will travel to the mainland or abroad to be with Family and friends. As you travel, I ask that each member of the USARPAC Team take precautions and include safety into all of your holiday planning and events.

  • IMCOM chaplain assistants celebrate 104th anniversary

    Dec 18, 2013

    SAN ANTONIO (Dec. 17, 2013) -- The U.S. Army Installation Management Command Chaplain Assistant Sergeant Major reflects on the 104th anniversary of chaplain assistants

  • Corps promotes engineering skills at local schools

    Dec 17, 2013

    "It's the future," said Steve Grabowski, an Anchorage School District teacher, about the importance of exposing science, technology, engineering and mathematics education to elementary students.

  • Officer Candidate School creates career path for recent college graduates

    Dec 18, 2013

    Officer Candidate School is one of four paths to becoming an officer along with the Reserve Officer Training Corps, the United States Military Academy at West Point, N.Y. and direct commission.

  • New policy gives sergeants direct access to AER

    Dec 18, 2013

    Army Emergency Relief announced that beginning Jan. 1, 2014, all sergeants and above can submit requests for financial assistance directly to their installation AER office.

  • SMA visits Army Field Support Battalion-Kuwait

    Dec 17, 2013

  • Wounded warrior helps fellow amputees at VA prosthetics clinic

    Dec 18, 2013

    Tristan Wyatt thought he would make a career out of the Army. After a life-changing injury, he found a new path and now helps injured service members as chief of a VA prosthetics clinic in San Diego.

  • 2013 Secretary of The Army Holiday Video Transcript

    Dec 17, 2013

    Secretary of the Army John M. McHugh sends a holiday greeting to service members and their families.

  • Leadership roles available in Army through Engineer Basic Officer Leader Course

    Dec 18, 2013

    The Engineer Basic Officer Leader Course course teaches engineer officers to plan, synchronize and understand complex engineer and tactical operations before going on to lead Soldiers in the Army.

  • Congratulations Chaplain (Col.) Gray!

    Dec 17, 2013

    Chaplain James "Dusty" Gray was promoted to the rank of Colonel during a ceremony held at the Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Memorial Chapel, Dec. 13.

  • 8th TSC wins annual USARPAC Career Counselor of the Year competition

    Jan 6, 2014

    They advise more than a thousand Soldiers at any given time, directly impacting each person's family, future, and physical and mental health. Army career counselors are highly trained Soldiers and products of an arduous qualification process. They counsel and mentor others on Army benefits, programs, and opportunities, and are the subject matter experts on all facets of uniformed life to include reenlistment, transfer of education benefits, and reclassification.

  • Old Guard Trains at ATC

    Dec 17, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- The oldest active-duty infantry unit in the Army, traditionally know as "The Old Guard," conducted Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle training at U.S. Army Aberdeen Test Center Nov. 14.

  • USASOC Update Covering SOF Week

    Dec 17, 2013

    This U.S. Army Special Operations Command Update covers Special Operations Forces Soldiers' involvement in SOF week and in the 16th annual Randy Oler Memorial Toy Drop.

  • 13th SC(E) staff conducts JRSOI ROC drill exercise

    Nov 30, -0001

    The staff of the 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) conducted a rehearsal of concept drill at the Mission Command Training Center the week of Dec. 9-13 concluding several months of heavy preparation with a brief to the unit's commanding general.

  • Currahees facilitate local 5th grade class field trip

    Dec 19, 2013

    Soldiers with the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), in conjunction with educators with West Creek Elementary School of Clarksville, Tenn., facilitated a field trip for the school's 5th graders, to Fort Campbell on Dec. 10, 2013.

  • Units, organizations joining the effort to save energy, resources

    Dec 17, 2013

    WIESBADEN, Germany - There's a green wave rolling over U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden -- one unit and organization at a time. U.S. Army Europe's Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion is the latest to receive Green Boot certification for its members' efforts to conserve resources, recycle and cut back on wasteful energy practices.

  • City turns out for Armed Services YMCA Children's Christmas Parade despite freezing temps

    Dec 17, 2013

    It was an extremely cold morning by central Texas standards, but plenty of hearty souls bundled up and braced themselves against a frigid wind to line up along Avenue D in Copperas Cove for the Armed Forces YMCA Children's Christmas Parade Dec. 14, 2013. It wasn't a full house as it has been in years past, but enough people came out to fill the air on both sides of the street with steady white puffs of breath for several blocks.

  • 4-31 IN, All Clear

    Dec 17, 2013

    More than 80 Soldiers assigned to 4th Battalion, 31st Infantry Regiment, "Polar Bears," 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, participated in live fire room clearance exercise, Dec. 9-13 in Fort Drum's training areas.

  • Strategic planning: Meeting the garrison's future needs

    Dec 17, 2013

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Future thinkers gathered for two days of brainstorming Dec. 3-4 at the Community Activity Center on Clay Kaserne. "We're going to spend a lot of time over the next couple of days talking about where we're going," said Col. David Carstens, U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden commander. "There are a lot of people here to help us shape the strategy over the next couple of years for the garrison."

  • Soldiers, civilians lift spirits in local hospitals

    Dec 17, 2013

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Wiesbaden military community Soldiers and civilians helped brighten up the holidays for patients in U.S. and German hospitals in December.

  • 4th MEB hosts combined "Fighter" homecoming for redeploying troops

    Dec 17, 2013

    FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. -- More than 90 Soldiers with the 515th Engineer Company and 49th Engineer K9 Detachment, 5th Engineer Battalion, 4th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, braved the snow and ice to arrive at Fort Leonard Wood where friends and Family awaited at Baker Theater for a redeployment ceremony, Dec. 14.

  • USAREUR thanks Wiesbaden's citizens with holiday concert

    Dec 17, 2013

    WIESBADEN, Germany - "America's musical ambassadors in Europe" helped U.S. Army Europe thank the citizens of Wiesbaden for their ongoing friendship and hospitality during a free holiday concert in the Kurhaus Dec. 12.

  • Picatinny employee recognized for acquisition excellence

    Dec 17, 2013

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. -- Robert T. Kowalski, a business manager in the Program Executive Office for Ammunition, was honored Nov. 13 at the Pentagon for his contributions to the Army Acquisition Corps. Kowalski is business manager for the Project Manager for Maneuver Ammunition Systems (PM MAS). He received a 2013 Army Acquisition Award in the category of Director, Acquisition Career Management Award.

  • CASCOM hosts Congressman for training, quality of life visit

    Dec 17, 2013

    The Combined Arms Support Command hosted Congressman Bobby Scott, Virginia 3rd District, for a tour of its schools and the installation Dec. 16. The visit provided insight into the curriculum, technology and techniques used to train logistics Soldiers and showcased quality-of-life initiatives at the Home of Sustainment.

  • Signal soldiers learn combat medical skills

    Nov 30, -0001

    Army Reservists assigned to the 359th Theater Tactical Signal Brigade participated in a three-day Combat Lifesaver Course November 19 - 21 at the Regional Training Site-Medical on Fort Gordon. Soldiers from Ohio, North Carolina and Maryland joined local troops in learning how to treat and evacuate casualties effectively on the battlefield.

  • Engineer Battalion joins the pack

    Nov 30, -0001

    Not often do entire battalions come and go, and then come back again.

  • SAMC inductees set NCO standards high

    Dec 17, 2013

    FORT HOOD, Texas - The Sergeant Audie Murphy Club is a prestigious club; only those who meet its strict standards are inducted into its ranks. Many have tried to gain acceptance into the SAMC and have failed. Two NCOs spent a good amount of time in advance to prepare for the SAMC board and their efforts were worth it. After completing the rigorous selection process, they were inducted as new members of the SAMC Dec. 3, at III Corps Headquarters. Read more: http://www.dvidshub.net/news/118215/samc-inductees-set-nco-standards-high#ixzz2nkFHqknh

  • AMC opens another addition to workforce quality of life

    Dec 17, 2013

    A new quality of life facility opened at the Army Materiel Command headquarters Dec. 13.The opening comes a week after the command cut the ribbon on the Lakeside café, AMC and Army Security Assistance Command's new cafeteria. The Sustainer Grab-and-Go was unveiled during the Holiday Open House.

  • The SSG Miguel Leon Story: A Fight for Life (Part I)

    Dec 17, 2013

    Staff Sergeant Miguel Leon, Calvary Scout with U.S. Army Installation Management Command, shares how his life was turned upside down and his journey back to normal. This is first part of a series.

  • Crane Army Completes GPS Testing on Vehicles

    Dec 17, 2013

    -- Crane Army Ammunition Activity completed a GPS pilot program that will help increase safety and efficiency for ammunition crews while working on the 100-square-mile, heavily-wooded Naval Support Activity Crane base.

  • Signal battalion starts pilot program for FAST classes

    Dec 17, 2013

    At the 36th Signal Battalion, 1st Signal Brigade, Soldiers are helping Soldiers to make sure they have the best opportunity to stay in the Army and remain relevant. The way these Soldiers are helping is by being a volunteer teacher as part of the battalion's pilot program for providing the Functional Academic Skills Training class. The FAST class is a 4-week program designed to help enlisted Soldiers improve their reading, math and vocabulary skills. After completing the class, they can re-take the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery and raise their line scores, specifically their General Technical or GT and Skilled Technical or ST score in order to qualify for special programs, special Military Occupational Specialties or entry into officer programs that they do not qualify for with their current score.

  • (Video) Ledward chapel choir headlines Christmas market concert

    Dec 17, 2013

    Once night fell at the city's annual Christmas market, and a chill swept through the market square, locals hunched closer over their warm drinks. And when the garrison's gospel choir took to the open-air stage, heads turned. And soon, the crowd swelled.

  • USAG Torii Station Launches 3D Campaign for Soldiers on Okinawa

    Feb 18, 2014

    December is National Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention Month and the leadership of U.S. Army Garrison Torii Station has launched a comprehensive campaign to raise awareness about the dangers and consequences of driving while impaired.

  • Ironhorse chaplain fulfills higher calling through Army service

    Dec 18, 2013

    FORT HOOD, Texas -- Soldiers choose to serve for any number of reasons, whether to support their families, to follow in a relative's footsteps, to make a better life for themselves, or simply to ensure a better life is possible for other Americans. One Ironhorse Soldier chose the path of service for a different reason. Maj. Marshall Coen, the chaplain for the 1st "Ironhorse" Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, made the decision to pursue a career in the Army, because he felt a higher power needed him to serve not only as a Soldier, but as a chaplain.

  • C-17 lands at Wheeler Army Airfield

    Dec 16, 2013

    The 25th Infantry Division and the Air Force's 15th Wing conducted joint training with a C-17 Globemaster III aircraft, Dec. 16 on Wheeler Army Airfield, Hawaii.

  • Aviation Task Force creates cold weather survival course for flight crews

    Dec 18, 2013

    With temperatures dropping below minus 20, Soldiers here in Alaska brace for the long, cold winter where training doesn't stop just because of a little snow on the ground. Soldiers in Alaska must be arctic tough to work and train in the cold during the day-to-day missions, as well as be prepared for anything that may spring up in a moment's notice -- none more so than Soldiers with U.S Army Alaska's Aviation Task Force

  • Veterans, dignitaries commemorate Battle of the Bulge on 69th anniversary

    Dec 17, 2013

    For the last 20 years, World War II veterans and the ambassadors of Belgium, Luxembourg and the Netherlands have gathered annually in mid-December at Arlington National Cemetery, Va., to pay tribute to the 19,000 Soldiers who gave their lives in the Battle of the Bulge.

  • Never Forget: Strike holds remembrance ceremony

    Dec 18, 2013

    2nd BCT holds remebrance ceremony

  • Army Navy Football Game, 2013

    Dec 16, 2013

  • 3rd Cavalry Regiment troops learn performance enhancement tools for resiliency

    Dec 19, 2013

    Soldiers with the 1st Squadron "Tigers", 3rd Cavalry Regiment entered the rolling back country of Fort Hood Dec. 2 for a frigid two-week field training exercise with some new tools in their mental arsenal, thanks to an innovative program originally designed for professional athletes that is changing the way the Army does business.

  • Miyako Schanely makes history as first female Army Reserve engineer to make general officer

    Apr 28, 2014

    Brig. Gen. Miyako Schanely, deputy commander of 412th Theater Engineer Command in Vicksburg, Miss., made history as the first female engineer in the Army Reserve and second in the Army to make general officer following her promotion ceremony at the 412th TEC headquarters in Vicksburg, Miss., Dec. 16, 2013. It also made her only the second Japanese-American woman to reach the flag rank.

  • Albuquerque District's Gallery of Distinguished Civilian Employees Grows

    Dec 16, 2013

    Frederic "Fritz" Blake was officially inducted into the Albuquerque District's Gallery of Distinguished Civilian Employees, Dec. 6, 2013.

  • Army Patient Centered Medical Home Regional Update

    Dec 16, 2013

    Update on implementation of Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) across Army Medicine.

  • Platoon leader commands joint, multinational platoon

    Dec 17, 2013

    More than 70 Soldiers from 2nd Squadron, 14th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division finished the month-long training exercise, Southern Katipo 2013, on Nov 29.

  • Albuquerque District Employees' Excellence Recognized

    Dec 16, 2013

    In December, several Albuquerque District employees received recognition for their outstanding work and performance in fiscal year 2013, including Supervisor and Employee of the Year, Ranger of the Year and others.

  • Congratulations ITC (SW) Jones!

    Dec 16, 2013

    Chief Information Systems Technician Kelly B. Jones reenlisted in the Navy for three more years during a ceremony held at Fort Lesley J. McNair, Dec. 12.

  • Albuquerque District Employees Receive Steel, Bronze de Fleury Medals

    Dec 16, 2013

    In December, four Albuquerque District employees received one of the highest honors awarded in the Corps of Engineers - the de Fleury Medal.

  • Air Force Volunteers Support USAMMCE's Humanitarian Assistance Program

    Dec 16, 2013

    Twenty volunteers from the 86th Medical Group located on Ramstein Air Force Base, Germany, volunteered Nov. 23 to assist the U.S. Army Medical Materiel Center, Europe, Humanitarian Assistance Program in inspecting, cleaning, and preparing medical equipment for shipment.

  • Hispanic Heritage Month Celebrated at the Detroit Arsenal

    Dec 16, 2013

  • Company Commander Helps Divert Suicide Attempt

    Dec 16, 2013

    Some may call it instinct; others would credit military training kicking in. Regardless of what it was that kicked in that day, the actions taken by the U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research Company Commander Capt. Lashawnna N. Ray resulted in a botched attempted suicide.

  • CDMRP Hosts the 1st Annual Dr. Barbara Terry-Koroma Legacy Lecture Series

    Dec 16, 2013

    The Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs hosted the first annual Barbara Terry-Koroma Legacy Lecture Dec. 4, in Building 1076 at Fort Detrick.

  • Army Chief of Staff Attends 114th Army-Navy Game

    Dec 16, 2013

  • FBI first responder workshop comes to APG

    Dec 16, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - More than 100 representatives from military and civilian units, law enforcement agencies and government organizations attended the Federal Bureau of Investigation First Responder Initiative workshop at the APG South (Edgewood) conference center Dec. 5.

  • Maryland Food Bank to dish out at APG

    Dec 16, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - On Friday, Dec. 20, the APG Garrison will take the lead in offering members of Team APG 'A hand up, not a hand out' when it brings the Maryland Food Bank to the installation. Distribution of mostly fresh produce -- fruits and vegetables - will take place at the Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers (BOSS) Bldg. 2407, next to the Post Exchange, at 11 a.m. The event is open to active duty Soldiers, their spouses, and APG Department of Defense civilians and contractors.

  • New wellness techniques empower soldiers

    Dec 16, 2013

    Military chapels are places where soldiers know they can go to learn coping skills for the challenges of life. At Enduring Faith Chapel on Bagram Air Field, Dec. 7, 2013, things were no different, except that they were very different.

  • Sample Selected as the MRMC Retention NCO of the Year

    Dec 16, 2013

    The U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command named its top Retention Non-Commissioned Officer of the Year for 2013. Staff Sgt. Floretta G. Sample, a respiratory specialist (68V) at the U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research Burn Center, was selected for this honor from among eight other retention NCOs from USAMRMC subordinate commands.

  • 'LEAN' IN

    Dec 16, 2013

    This article on how optimizing Lean Six Sigma instruction can increase efficiency, save money was originally published in the Oct. - Dec. 2013 issue of Army AL&T magazine.

  • APG firefighters farewell ChalleNGe cadets

    Dec 16, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - One week before their graduation, firefighters from the Directorate of Emergency Services APG South (Edgewood) fire department praised four Freestate ChalleNGe Academy cadets who job shadowed with the department during their stay at APG.

  • Cav families strengthen bonds

    Nov 30, -0001

    Due to military training, temporary duty assignments and deployments, married soldiers and their spouses can often spend more time apart than together, testing even the strongest of marriages.

  • Community welcomes new rabbi to installation, celebrates Chanukah

    Dec 16, 2013

    Jewish Soldiers and community members were able to participate in the first Chanukah Ceremony in recent history last week at Soldier Memorial Chapel.

  • Gold Star Families ride Snowball Express

    Nov 30, -0001

    Brig. Gen. Pete Jones, Deputy Commanding General-Support for 3rd Infantry Division, speaks with USO Volunteers before the departure of the 8th Annual Snowball Express, Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013, at the Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport. The Snowball Express is an all-expenses-paid charter flight to Dallas for more than 1,800 children and spouses of fallen U.S. military service members who lost their loved one since Sept. 11, 2001. American Airlines and American Eagle, via the American Airlines Kids In NeedSM program, partnered with Snowball Express to fly these children and spouses to Dallas for a few days of fun and friendship. (Photo by Lt. Col. Benjamin Garrett, 3ID PAO)

  • Gold Star Families ride Snowball Express

    Nov 30, -0001

    Brig. Gen. Pete Jones, Deputy Commanding General-Support for 3rd Infantry Division, speaks to Gold Star Family Members before the departure of the 8th Annual Snowball Express Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013 at the Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport. The Snowball Express is an all-expenses-paid charter flight to Dallas for more than 1,800 children and spouses of fallen U.S. military service members who lost their loved one since Sept. 11, 2001. American Airlines and American Eagle, via the American Airlines Kids In NeedSM program, partnered with Snowball Express to fly these children and spouses to Dallas for a few days of fun and friendship. (Photo by Lt. Col. Benjamin Garrett, 3ID PAO)

  • Gold Star Families ride Snowball Express

    Nov 30, -0001

    Brig. Gen. Pete Jones, Deputy Commanding General-Support for 3rd Infantry Division, bids Happy Holidays to Gold Star Family Members before the departure of the 8th Annual Snowball Express Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013, at the Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport. The Snowball Express is an all-expenses-paid charter flight to Dallas for more than 1,800 children and spouses of fallen U.S. military service members who lost their loved one since Sept. 11, 2001. American Airlines and American Eagle, via the American Airlines Kids In NeedSM program, partnered with Snowball Express to fly these children and spouses to Dallas for a few days of fun and friendship. (Photo by Lt. Col. Benjamin Garrett, 3ID PAO)

  • Gold Star Families ride Snowball Express

    Nov 30, -0001

    Brig. Gen. Pete Jones, Deputy Commanding General-Support for 3rd Infantry Division, speaks to USO Volunteers before the departure of the 8th Annual Snowball Express Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013 at the Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport. The Snowball Express is an all-expenses-paid charter flight to Dallas for more than 1,800 children and spouses of fallen U.S. military service members who lost their loved one since Sept. 11, 2001. American Airlines and American Eagle, via the American Airlines Kids In NeedSM program, partnered with Snowball Express to fly these children and spouses to Dallas for a few days of fun and friendship. (Photo by Lt. Col. Benjamin Garrett, 3ID PAO)

  • Gold Star Families ride Snowball Express

    Nov 30, -0001

    Brig. Gen. Pete Jones, Deputy Commanding General-Support for 3rd Infantry Division, speaks to Gold Star Family Members before the departure of the 8th Annual Snowball Express Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013 at the Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport. The Snowball Express is an all-expenses-paid charter flight to Dallas for more than 1,800 children and spouses of fallen U.S. military service members who lost their loved one since Sept. 11, 2001. American Airlines and American Eagle, via the American Airlines Kids In NeedSM program, partnered with Snowball Express to fly these children and spouses to Dallas for a few days of fun and friendship. (Photo by Lt. Col. Benjamin Garrett, 3ID PAO)

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