Archive: Dec 2013

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  • AIE registration needed to avoid long lines at post gates in January

    Dec 13, 2013

    The Automated Installation Entry security system will take effect in less than five weeks and for members of the Fort Gordon community that means taking a few minutes of time today that may well save you several minutes of delay at the gate come mid-January when the system officially goes into operation.

  • 1-4 Infantry has blast during live-fire exercise

    Dec 13, 2013

    Infantrymen from the 1st Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment, tested their skills at a full-fledged live-fire range with everything from claymore mines to grenades.

  • Mobile lab brings hands-on STEM learning to Mahaffey

    Dec 19, 2013

    According to the 2013 Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development comprehensive work ranking report, the U.S. is currently ranked 26th in mathematics and 21st in science out of 34 countries surveyed. With American students lagging far behind their international peers, the Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics initiative, also known as STEM, has received great interest in schools nationwide. In support of this initiative, Mahaffey Middle School was host to the Mobile Ed's STEM Museum Dec. 11, 2013. Organized by the school's Parent Teacher Organization, the touring program turned the school's gymnasium into a state-of-the-art, hands-on children's lab focused on STEM education. "It's an extensive hands-on activity museum, a learning opportunity where students can do and see the results [of their efforts]," said Pansy B. Straub, Mahaffey's assistant principal. "It really addresses some of the best practices on the way to teach."

  • On-post recycling nets big returns

    Dec 19, 2013

    Fort Campbell Schools' employee Thomas Frasier delivered a truckload of used pre-school and teachers' chairs to the installation's Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services -- Campbell office Monday afternoon. The load of furniture from Lincoln Elementary School is being replaced with new, Frasier said as he lifted a chair and placed it next to the storage building wall. He anticipated several more deliveries from the schools to the site. "Due to the fact that we can no longer use them, we want to see who else can use them within the Fort Campbell arena or within the school system," he said. "We conferred with our CDCs to see if they could use any of it. We distributed what they wanted and the remainder, we brought it down here." Schools, military units, offices and directorates on the installation may take furniture to DLA at 5212 Eighth St. and Oregon Avenue to be recycled or reused by someone else.

  • 127th Engineer Battalion colors fly again

    Dec 12, 2013

    Paratroopers from 1st Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division lined up on the cold morning of Dec. 11 to bid farewell to their colors on Fort Bragg, N.C., and to become part of the proud legacy of the 127th Engineer Battalion.

  • Zemp takes command of Fort Wainwright

    Dec 12, 2013

    Col. Sidney C. "Cape" Zemp took charge of the United States Army Garrison Fort Wainwright in a ceremony at the Physical Fitness Center on post Dec. 6.

  • North Atlantic Coast Comprehensive Study transitions to Phase 2

    Dec 12, 2013

    The congressional response to recover from Hurricane Sandy included legislation for a comprehensive study to identify regional, systemic vulnerability of populations at risk along the north Atlantic coast; that study is now entering the second of three phases.

  • Tradition carries on through the years

    Dec 12, 2013

    Maj. Gen. Michael Shields continued a tradition dating back to the days when Army installations were remote outposts when he hosted the holiday reception at the Last Frontier Community Activity Center Dec. 10.

  • Wainwright kicks off the holiday season

    Dec 12, 2013

    Fort Wainwright kicks off the holiday season with the annual tree-lighting and party.

  • Command presents Appreciation of Excellence awards

    Dec 12, 2013

    More than 180 individuals from Fort Leonard Wood received awards during the Maneuver Support Center of Excellence Commanding General's Appreciation of Excellence ceremony Dec. 3 at Baker Theater.

  • Special agents protect nation's secure access

    Dec 12, 2013

    You may have seen any one of these three on post, but never had a clue they were the first line of defense for our nation's security. Three special agents from the U.S. Office of Personnel Management-Federal Investigative Services work on Fort Leonard Wood to conduct background investigations for granting security clearances.

  • Pershing gives community chance to honor heroes

    Dec 12, 2013

    The Pershing Community Center is sponsoring a special Hero's Tree this holiday season to give community members the opportunity to honor those who have made a significant impact on their lives.

  • 94TH AAMDC HOLDS FIRST TURKEY BOWL

    Dec 12, 2013

    There weren't any fancy Super Bowl ads, but for the officers and noncommissioned officers of the 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command, the Turkey Bowl on Nov. 27 was the football game of the year.

  • Thousands of officers to face boards for early separation

    Dec 17, 2013

    Nearly 19,000 active-duty captains and majors in the Army Competitive Category will go before either an Officer Separation Board or Enhanced Selective Early Retirement Board early next year.

  • Army, Cambodia divers work together to de-mine Pacific waters

    Dec 13, 2013

    The Pacific theater's waterways are still filled with explosive remnants of war, sunken munitions that are dangerous if mishandled. Clearing out these munitions and making these rivers safe for everyone who relies on them for subsistence is the goal of a joint effort between U.S. divers and their Pacific neighbors.

  • Community welcomes new rabbi to installation, celebrates Chanukah

    Dec 12, 2013

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

  • Snow doesn't keep St. Nick away

    Dec 12, 2013

    Even though the weather outside was frightful, jolly 'ol St. Nick didn't let the snow stop the 33rd Annual St. Nick's Benefit, from delivering toys this year.

  • A prayer breakfast with character

    Dec 12, 2013

    "We've been deployed for about three to four months, so we're in that middle mark," said Bartlebaugh. "We have Christmas coming up and I felt like we needed to do something different that would take us from the daily grind but allow us to focus on something that would help us complete our mission."

  • US, Japanese forces discuss ways to reduce suicide

    Dec 12, 2013

    Some lessons can only be learned the hard way. I Corps soldiers participating in Yama Sakura 65 and their Japanese counterparts hope suicide prevention isn't one of them.

  • 400 soldiers receive turkeys

    Dec 12, 2013

    More than 400 soldiers and family members received turkeys and groceries for Thanksgiving during the 4th Combat Aviation Brigade's turkey-drop event at the unit's headquarters building Nov. 25.

  • From tents to temples

    Dec 12, 2013

    To further the spirit of cultural understanding and bilateral partnership embraced by exercise Yama Sakura 65 chaplains assigned to I Corps took advantage of the opportunity to meet with the master of a local Buddhist temple, Dec. 9.

  • The chaplain stole passes to Air National Guardian

    Dec 12, 2013

    The Minnesota National Guard Chaplain Corps became more "purple" today with the "passing of the stole" from Col. John Morris, Army chaplain, to Lt. Col. Tim Martenson, Air Force chaplain.

  • Fort Drum kicks off holiday season by lighting Christmas tree, menorah

    Dec 12, 2013

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- It was a cold and breezy night, but that did not discourage hundreds of Soldiers, Family Members and local community members from gathering Tuesday at the Commons to kick off the holiday season and enjoy the traditional lighting of the Fort Drum Christmas tree and menorah.

  • Employeepalooza campaign says You Matter!

    Dec 12, 2013

    The Fort Knox Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Directorate hosted its quarterly town hall meeting to introduce the theme for 2014, You Rock and You Matter! designed to boost customer service by empowering employees with the training and tools they need to succeed.

  • Brand Health

    Dec 16, 2013

    Is the Army brand healthy?

  • Soldiers, Families see 'green' thanks to Trees for Troops

    Dec 12, 2013

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- All around the North Country, people are busy decorating for the holidays. One organization is helping to ensure Soldiers and Families at Fort Drum and around the world receive a little holiday cheer.

  • Knox honors greatest generation

    Dec 12, 2013

    Fort Knox cut the ribbon Friday on the newest exhibit at the General George Patton Museum of Leadership; restored World War II barracks.

  • Sergeant Audie Murphy Club inducts 23 NCOs at Fort Drum

    Dec 12, 2013

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Soldiers, friends and Family Members rejoiced as 23 of Fort Drum's finest noncommissioned officers were inducted into the Sergeant Audie Murphy Club during an award ceremony Dec. 3 at the Commons.

  • Warrior Brigade welcomes new commander

    Dec 12, 2013

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- The outgoing commander of the Warrior Brigade called the Soldiers to attention for his last time. The battle cry -- "Warriors!" -- shook the walls of the gymnasium. There was no doubt the incoming commander would lead a group of highly motivated and capable Soldiers.

  • GO/SES course develops Army's future leaders

    Dec 12, 2013

    General officers and senior executive service personnel learned to become better leaders during the GO/SES Force Integration Course at the Army Force Management School on Fort Belvoir, Dec. 2-6. The quarterly course, designed help students understand how the Army operates at a senior level, hosted 31 leaders.

  • Chairman's USO Holiday Tour comes to U.S. Army in Europe

    Dec 12, 2013

    WIESBADEN, Germany -- The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, is escorted by the U.S. Army Europe Deputy Commanding General, Maj. Gen. Richard C. Longo, and USAREUR Senior Enlisted Advisor, Command Sgt. Maj. David S. Davenport, during a visit to USAREUR Headquarters on Clay Kaserne, Dec. 12. Dempsey's visit to USAREUR concludes the seven-day, four-country USO Chairman's Holiday Tour. This is his first visit to Clay Kaserne since USAREUR HQ relocated here from Heidelberg.

  • Spouses club sends holiday cheer to deployed judge advocates

    Dec 12, 2013

    The courtroom in Fort Belvoir's Legal Assistance Office looked like Santa's workshop Saturday morning, with stacks of Christmas cookies, toys and decorations. But instead of elves, members of the Army Judge Advocate Women's and Spouses' Club and other JAG Corps Family volunteers worked busily to fill boxes with goodies for deployed JAG Corps Soldiers as part of the club's annual Deployment Deliveries Project. "Holidays are by far the hardest time, not only for the folks here at home but for the folks over there, so it makes us all feel like we're doing something to help our Soldiers, and then it lets them know that we're thinking about them," said Mindy Dulaney, president of the AJAWS Club for the Washington D. C. area. "The JAG (Corps) is a pretty small group and I think … in the grand scheme of things they could easily get forgotten, so we make sure that doesn't happen."

  • FES warns of dangers associated with heaters, Christmas trees, lights

    Dec 12, 2013

    Fort Belvoir Fire and Emergency Services encourages everyone to be mindful of fire safety when maintaining a Christmas tree and putting up holiday lights. Each year, fires during the holiday season claim lives and cause injuries, according to John Weaver, FES Fire Protection Specialist.

  • Soldiers meet Medal of Honor recipient, pick up free business wear at clothing event

    Dec 12, 2013

    Soldiers in the Fort Belvoir Warrior Transition Battalion had the chance to meet a Medal of Honor recipient and pick up free business wear Friday at the Soldier and Family Assistance Center on Fort Belvoir. Harvey "Barney" Barnum, Jr. received the Medal of Honor for valor during his service as a Marine in the Vietnam War. He also served as Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Reserve Affairs from 2001 to 2009. On Friday, he visited the SFAC to thank wounded Soldiers for their service, wish them a speedy recovery, and give away signed copies of "Medal of Honor: Portraits of Valor Beyond the Call of Duty."

  • Officials break ground for Staybridge Suites hotel

    Dec 12, 2013

    Military and hotel officials celebrated the upcoming arrival of the first Staybridge Suites hotel on a military installation with a groundbreaking ceremony at the future site of the Fort Belvoir facility. The hotel, to be located at 10300 Taylor Road across from the Fort Belvoir Community Center, will feature 141 bedroom suites and is scheduled to open in fall 2014.

  • Soldiers prepare meal for homeless at shelter

    Dec 12, 2013

    Ten military career counselors from across the Washington D.C. area volunteered to help to prepare a meal for homeless people on Friday at a New Hope Housing, Inc. shelter right outside of Fort Belvoir. As part of the Military District of Washington retention training and team-building event the Soldiers, who work at many military installations including Fort Belvoir, Fort McNair, and Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, visited Eleanor U. Kennedy Shelter for single adults.

  • Fort Belvoir tree lighting brightens holiday season

    Dec 12, 2013

    In spite of the rain and sleet, community members gathered in the Belvoir Chapel Friday to celebrate Fort Belvoir's Annual Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony. Families listened to the Catholic Children's Choir sing Christmas carols and the Army Quintet perform traditional holiday songs before Col. Gregory D. Gadson, garrison commander, pushed the button to light up the tree in the chapel yard, with help from some choir members.

  • Made for the Mountains

    Dec 12, 2013

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- When the U.S. Army stood up a division of mountain warfare ski troopers halfway through World War II, not many Soldiers were familiar enough with mountaineering, let alone skiing, to venture out onto the 10,000-foot-plus peaks of Camp Hale, Colo., with the kind of confidence that he could muster.

  • Face, hand transplants soon options for injured Soldiers?

    Dec 13, 2013

    Army researchers are developing advanced treatment options, including face and hand transplants, for severely injured service members.

  • Comedian provides laughter as best medicine during Fort Carson 3D campaign

    Dec 12, 2013

    Comedian Bernie McGrenahan spoke to Soldiers and Department of the Army civilians Dec. 5 on alcohol, drug and suicide prevention awareness as part of Fort Carson's Drunk and Drugged Driving Campaign, a month-long campaign from the Army Substance Abuse Program.

  • The Voice of ISEC: Command Sergeant Major Brenda Kadet

    Dec 12, 2013

    Thirty years ago, Brenda Kadet left Indiana, PA, seeking something beyond what was available in her hometown…seeking something more. She found the United States Army.

  • Trees for troops begins Dec. 14; no cut necessary

    Dec 12, 2013

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- Active-duty Soldiers and their families can browse for their perfect Christmas tree when the Recycle Center is transformed into a Christmas tree lot and decorated to get everyone into the Christmas spirit.

  • Runner encourages others with a smile, wave year round

    Dec 12, 2013

    Soldiers and civilians driving around Fort Rucker may have seen a lone runner waving to passersby as they travel near the Ozark Gate and wondered, "Who is that guy?" Although many stop and speak with the aging runner, many will be surprised to know why he runs every day.

  • FMWR sets holiday hours for facilities

    Dec 12, 2013

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- All Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation facilities are closed Dec. 20 from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. for a Christmas party and Dec. 25 for Christmas Day. The activities will observe holiday operating hours Dec. 19 through the New Year. The Patriot Club, the Impact Zone and the Welcome and Conference Center is closed Dec. 19 through Jan. 1.

  • Elective care vs. non-covered care

    Dec 12, 2013

    Lyster Army Health Clinic refers patients out to TRICARE-approved network providers when specialty care not offered at the clinic is needed.

  • Ansbach community members visit Christmas market in town pre-dating Christ's birth

    Dec 12, 2013

    Augsburg, though famous for its antiquity, serves as a destination for many visitors during the holiday season due to its Christmas market. It was for this reason that U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach's Outdoor Recreation program visited the ancient town Dec. 7.

  • Cutting Edge: FRES Robotics team maneuvers award

    Dec 12, 2013

    Team 2022, The Storm Prowlers, also known as the Fort Rucker Elementary School Robotics Team, competed in the First Lego League Competition in Birmingham Nov. 30.

  • Quarterly awards honor two field artillerymen

    Dec 12, 2013

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- Fort Sill has two new competitors for Soldier and Noncommissioned Officer of the Year: Spc. Hans Halverson, C Battery, 2nd Battalion, 5th Field Artillery and Staff Sgt. Michael Melnyk, F Battery, 1st Battalion, 79th Field Artillery who recently won the quarterly title in their respective categories.

  • Lawton/Fort Sill Bass Anglers hook good fishing year

    Dec 12, 2013

    The Lawton/Fort Sill Bass Anglers 2013 fishing season saw many opportunities for anglers to get out on the water, test their skills and luck against Mother Nature and their fellow competitors.

  • Fort Rucker officials warn of DUI consequences

    Dec 12, 2013

    Driving under the influence can have lasting and costly consequences, and Fort Rucker officials want to make sure that people remain aware of the magnitude of one wrong decision.

  • Operation Santa provides gifts to military children

    Dec 12, 2013

    The holiday spirit of giving is more than just providing for one's own Family for the Fort Rucker Sergeant Audie Murphy Club, it is providing for everyone's Family, including its own Army Family.

  • Kids on Site closes, opportunities arise

    Dec 12, 2013

    It's often said that when one door closes, another opens, and with the closing of Kids on Site at the Fort Rucker Physical Fitness Center, a door of opportunities is opened for Fort Rucker parents.

  • 'Steel Warriors' collide in sand

    Dec 12, 2013

    The "Steel Warriors" of 1st Battalion, 14th Field Artillery worked hard to clear their volleyball court and transform it into a "sandagon," reminiscent of the mixed martial arts famous octagon.

  • CFC raises nearly $1 million

    Dec 12, 2013

    The Combined Federal Campaign fell just short of its goal to raise $1 million this year, but a celebration was still to be had Dec. 9 when Maj. Gen. Kevin W. Mangum, U.S. Army Aviation Center of Excellence and Fort Rucker commanding general, revealed that the installation raised $909,151.

  • Major mission expansion brings jobs to Picatinny

    Dec 12, 2013

    Jobs are coming to Picatinny Arsenal as the U.S. Army plans to take on sustainment services that support the Army's Logistics Modernization Program.

  • Ceremony lights up holiday season

    Dec 12, 2013

    Hot cocoa and holiday cheer were just a couple of things that Soldiers, Families and civilians were able to experience Dec. 5 as Fort Rucker lit up its Christmas tree to officially ring in the holiday season.

  • European Contracting Coordination Board focuses on challenges, cooperation

    Dec 12, 2013

    WIESBADEN, Germany -- Acquisition planning, sequestration impacts and sharing resources were some of the topics discussed here during the European Contracting Coordination Board Nov.19.

  • Fort Sill tree lighting starts holiday season

    Dec 12, 2013

    The balmy temperature of Dec. 3 brought out several hundred people for the annual Fort Sill Holiday Tree Lighting at 6 p.m. outside McNair Hall.

  • Change of command at FH welcomes new headquarters

    Dec 12, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - The largest of five battalions in the 1st Brigade, 100th Division, the 5th Battalion-104th Regiment (Military Intelligence), held its change of command on the anniversary of a significant event in world history, the 72nd anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. On Saturday Lt. Col. (P) Robert Wilkinson relinquished command to Lt. Col. Richard Chmielewski, Jr. during a close-knit ceremony inside the Barnes Field House gym.

  • Sill recognizes Instructors of Year

    Dec 12, 2013

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- At any given time more than 5,000 Soldiers are learning their profession at the Fires Center of Excellence. Whether it's at the beginning of that Soldier's career or further down the road, instructors shape them into the force that defends the nation. That is why the FCoE took a moment to honor its Instructors of the Year Dec. 10 in Snow Hall.

  • One Army School System epitomizes component cohesiveness

    Jan 9, 2014

    After 31 years of service as a Warrior Citizen, Master Sgt. Goliath Singletary is not ready to retire because he is waiting for one thing...the 80th Training Command's transition from the Total Army School System to the One Army School System.

  • Adopt a Soldier for holidays

    Dec 12, 2013

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- Sponsor families are still needed for the Adopt-A-Soldier program for the 2013 Holiday Block Leave. The program is extremely short of sponsor families for the some 200 Soldiers who will stay here during the holidays. Sponsors must complete an application by Dec. 13, to be approved to host Soldiers.

  • Fort Sill Soldiers earn German military badge

    Dec 12, 2013

    Over 20 Soldiers from 3rd Battalion, 6th Air Defense Artillery "Bruiser Nation" partnered with the German Air Force Air Defense Center Training Detachment Nov. 19-26 at Fort Sill in a grueling German Armed Forces Badge for Military Proficiency competition.

  • Army recruiter reenlisted by retired Navy officer and high school principal

    Dec 16, 2013

    The week leading up to the Army-Navy game is usually full of spirit missions and pranks to help pump up both teams and give them energy to win the game. You don't often hear about Army and Navy personnel working together this week but it happened in the town of Hemmingway, S.C.

  • 2-501st Parachute Infantry Regiment paratroopers become Devils

    Dec 12, 2013

    The 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division welcomed a new battalion into its ranks during a ceremony, Dec. 11, at Fort Bragg, N.C. The ceremony marked the inactivation of 4th Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment and commemorated the activation of the 2nd Battalion, 501st Parachute Infantry Regiment.

  • Winter emergency 3-day kit a must

    Dec 12, 2013

    The recent snow and ice storm that blanketed much of the Southern Plains region should serve as a stark reminder to be prepared the next time Old Man Winter blows into town. A handy website for everything winter readiness-related is www.ready.gov.

  • AMC welcomes new senior enlisted adviser

    Dec 17, 2013

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The U.S. Army Materiel Command hosted a change of responsibility for its senior enlisted leader in a formal ceremony at the Bob Jones Auditorium at 10 a.m. on Dec. 12.

  • Fort Sill welcomes return of 3-2nd Air Defense Artillery

    Dec 12, 2013

    Forty Patriot missile Soldiers from the 3-2nd Air Defense Artillery returned to Fort Sill, Okla., after a yearlong deployment to Turkey.

  • Fort Myer Exchange renovations near completion

    Dec 12, 2013

    Holiday shopping and renovations are going on simultaneously at the Fort Myer Army and Air Force Exchange Service main exchange on the Fort Myer portion of Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall. However, the total store upgrade will not be complete until early 2014.

  • Smith Gym events planned for 2014

    Dec 12, 2013

    With the holiday season in full swing, Cliff Holcomb, facility manager at Cpl. Terry L. Smith Gymnasium on the Henderson Hall portion of Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, is already planning new, fun-filled fitness events for 2014.

  • Happy Holidays

    Dec 12, 2013

    Fort Jackson kicks off the holidays with tree, menorah lighting ceremony.

  • ACC-APG takes part in Advance Planning Briefing for Industry

    Dec 12, 2013

    The Army Contracting Command -- Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., joined partner organizations on the installation to host members of industry, academia and government stakeholders during an Advance Planning Briefing for Industry held Dec. 2-6.

  • CIC Detachment Organized for Manhattan Project, December 18, 1943

    Dec 12, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - The United States program to develop the atomic bomb began in August 1942. From the beginning, the need for security was recognized as paramount. The project had to be protected from sabotage and espionage and, equally important, the fact that the US was working on such a program had to be kept under wraps at all cost.

  • SSI honors staff and 'game changers'

    Dec 12, 2013

    The Soldier Support Institute recognized staff members last week for their contributions toward completing the organization's various training missions throughout 2013. Select people were recognized for their contributions during the fourth quarter of the year, with others singled out for U.S. Army Combined Arms Support Command "Game Changer" status.

  • SecArmy lauds Cadet SHARP program at West Point

    Dec 13, 2013

    Secretary of the Army John McHugh visited the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., Dec. 12, 2013, where he met with cadets, faculty and staff during a series of forums that covered issues such as sexual assault prevention, cyber and national security.

  • Flowing: water treatment specialist students train on tactical equipment

    Dec 12, 2013

    FORT LEE, Va. (Dec. 12, 2013) -- The 92W Water Treatment Specialist Course is the longest of the Quartermaster School's advanced individual training areas of study. Thirteen weeks in duration, it has a sizable dose of classroom instruction but also features plenty of hands-on training.

  • Army's mariner hub offers wealth of credentialing opportunities

    Dec 12, 2013

    JOINT BASE LANGLEY-EUSTIS (Dec. 12, 2013) -- Chief Warrant Officer 4 Darren Reese can lay claim to a long list of destinations he has reached while sailing the high seas as a Soldier-mariner. With a dreamy fascination, he easily recalls his journeys to the Caribbean Islands, Central America, Europe, Egypt and other faraway places.

  • 1st Theater Sustainment Command: The Army's premier logistics unit right sizes Afghanistan

    Dec 12, 2013

    KABUL, Afghanistan - Maj. Gen. Kurt Stein, commanding general, 1st Theater Sustainment Command, emerges from a morning brief with his staff confident they are on track and set for a successful transition next year.

  • Fort Jackson helps ill 7-year-old boy become Soldier for day

    Dec 12, 2013

    Richard Culliver, a 7-year-old boy battling an inoperable brain tumor, took his place on Hilton Field with the rest of the Army's new Soldiers during last week's regular graduation ceremony.

  • 16th Sust. Bde. welcomes new commander

    Dec 12, 2013

    Soldiers, family, friends and civilians of the 21st Theater Sustainment Command's 16th Sustainment Brigade welcomed their new commander during a change of command ceremony at Smith Barracks Dec. 11.

  • Sky Soldiers conduct combined machine gun range with Slovenian troops

    Dec 12, 2013

    PIVKA, Slovenia -- Sky Soldiers from Destined Company, 2nd Battalion (Airborne), 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team travelled here Dec. 5 to conduct a combined machine gun live-fire range with Slovenian troops, building on a training relationship that started a month prior during a NATO-response force exercise in Germany.

  • 'Tis the season to brunch with Santa

    Dec 12, 2013

    Santa Claus came to town a bit early at Brian Allgood Community Hospital for a special brunch with local children, Dec 7.

  • AMC remains relevant despite budget challenges

    Dec 12, 2013

    The U.S. Army Materiel Command hosted the first global town hall meeting since the conclusion of the government shutdown at the Bob Jones Auditorium at Redstone Arsenal, Ala., Dec. 9, 2013.

  • An eye on the future

    Dec 12, 2013

    In the past decade, USAREC has taken many steps to stay relevant with the ever changing technology. From ARISS 2K to smart phones, the command has upgraded the tools a recruiter uses to ensure they have the best technology available to assist them in their recruiting duties. But sometimes, Soldiers on the ground take the technology one step further.

  • 6th Squadron, 17th Cavalary Regiment returning from NTC

    Dec 11, 2013

  • Yama Sakura: From tents to temples

    Dec 11, 2013

    To further the spirit of cultural understanding and bilateral partnership embraced by exercise Yama Sakura 65, chaplains assigned to I Corps took advantage of the opportunity to meet with the master of a local Budhist temple in Chitose, Japan, Dec. 9, 2013.

  • Army Corps, Nan Inc. Hold Site Blessing for Quad B Renovation Project

    Dec 11, 2013

    Honolulu District and contractor Nan Inc. held a traditional Hawaiian site blessing and groundbreaking ceremony Dec. 4 in Quad B at Schofield Barracks to signify the start of construction and renovation for three of the quad's four buildings -- 156, 157 and 158.

  • Sgt. Maj. Prioleau relinquishes USAG-KA duties Dec. 5

    Dec 13, 2013

    U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll's highest-ranking enlisted advisor relinquishes his official duties

  • Pregnancy PT helping to stay fit

    Dec 11, 2013

    Soldiers who are pregnant, and those who have just given birth, have a physical training program that's tailored just for them that takes place every week on Fort Carson.

  • Army tests vehicle-mounted laser against multiple targets

    Dec 11, 2013

    The Army used a vehicle-mounted high-energy laser for the first time to successfully engage more than 90 mortar rounds and several unmanned aerial vehicles in flight.

  • Soldiers and Family Members Enjoy Themselves at the Annual St. Barbara's Day Ball

    Dec 11, 2013

    More than 700 Soldiers and guest assembled into the Lanai Ballroom at the JW Marriott Hotel and Resort to celebrate the annual St. Barbara's Day Ball, hosted by the 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command on December 6, 2013.

  • Fort Polk Progress announces Education Initiative to address military education evaluations

    Dec 11, 2013

    Fort Polk Progress is confident that the Vernon Parish School District can withstand the scrutiny called for by Army Chief of Staff Ray Odierno in an Oct. 31 article published by the Army Times. In the article, Odierno said the Army would soon begin evaluating the performance of public schools near its installations in order to pressure officials to make improvements.

  • JBM-HH shines bright during annual tree lighting

    Dec 11, 2013

    The Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall community kicked off the holiday season Dec. 4 with its annual tree lighting ceremony in front of Bldg. 59 on the Fort Myer portion of the joint base.

  • SMA Chandler thanks civilians for job well done

    Dec 11, 2013

    Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III addressed a crowd of Soldiers and civilians, Dec. 3, 2013, in Conmy Hall on the Fort Myer portion of Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va., and discussed the Army profession as well as recognized more than a dozen outstanding Soldiers and civilians for their service.

  • CSA and SMA Speak at Pre-Command Course

    Dec 11, 2013

  • Unit hosts toy drive

    Dec 11, 2013

  • Annual event kicks off holiday season

    Dec 11, 2013

  • Yama Sakura logo

    Dec 11, 2013

  • Unit focuses on selfless service

    Dec 11, 2013

  • Families attend annual tower lighting

    Dec 11, 2013

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