Archive: Feb 2013

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  • USARC Chief Executive Officer, provides information about furlough and sequestration

    Feb 28, 2013

    Mr. Addison "Tad" Davis, Chief Executive Officer, U.S. Army Reserve, provides information about furlough and sequestration

  • Soldiers present 101st black history at local school

    Feb 28, 2013

    The Clarksville, Tenn., area is a community that is like an extension of a military base. As you leave the premises of Fort Campbell, you are immediately emerged into the city, but many things look familiar.

  • Rakkasans celebrate 70 years of combat history

    Feb 28, 2013

    The "Rakkasans" of the 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) have been trusted to carry out some of the nation's most difficult missions for many years and through every war since World War II. The regiment's 70th anniversary was celebrated with an activation ceremony here Feb. 20, although the official anniversary was Feb. 25.

  • Bigger, faster, stronger

    Feb 28, 2013

    16th CAB unveils the Army's more muscular attack helicopter, the Apache Guardian

  • Religious services drive on at PCMS

    Feb 28, 2013

  • Lights out April 30

    Feb 28, 2013

    The 593rd Sustainment Brigade Eric G. Gibson Memorial Dining Facility, located on the corner of 19th Avenue and D Street, Joint Base Lewis-McChord North, Wash., is scheduled to close April 30.

  • USACE Galveston District awards three task order contracts for geotechnical services

    Mar 1, 2013

    GALVESTON, Texas (Feb. 28, 2013) -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded the following three task order contracts in the combined amount of $300,666.78 to Quaternary Resource Investigations LLC to investigate soil conditions for future levee construction at dredged material placement sites along the Texas coast.

  • Army South News Update

    Feb 28, 2013

    Army South's monthly news update.

  • All aboard

    Feb 28, 2013

    Lt. Col. Aaron Jacob, command surgeon, Army Sustainment Command, boards a National Guard UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter Feb. 28 for a flight to Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., from the helipad at Rock Island Arsenal.

  • Local running clubs help people focus on fitness

    Feb 28, 2013

  • Gray Eagle UAS completes IOT&E

    Feb 28, 2013

    The U.S. Army's Gray Eagle Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) recently completed a successful Initial Operating Test & Evaluation (IOT&E) at the Army's National Training Center (NTC), Fort Irwin, Calif.

  • MacArthur student named youth of year

    Feb 28, 2013

  • Employee spotlight shines on plans analyst

    Feb 28, 2013

  • Fort Sill wife finalist for military award

    Feb 28, 2013

    FORT SILL, Okla. (28 Feb. 2013) -- A Fort Sill spouse has been named as a finalist for the Military Spouse of the Year award 2013 by Military Spouse magazine.

  • Army Reserve names Thomas as 12th command sergeant major

    Feb 28, 2013

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. - Lt. Gen. Jeffrey W. Talley, Chief of the Army Reserve and commanding general, U.S. Army Reserve Command, announced today, Command Sgt. Maj. Luther Thomas Jr. will become the 12th Command Sgt. Maj. of the United States Army Reserve.

  • Youth expo March 2

    Feb 28, 2013

  • Artifacts bring War of 1812 to life

    Feb 28, 2013

    FORT SILL, Okla. (28 Feb. 2013) -- The Army Field Artillery Museum at Fort Sill has added to its display of artifacts from the War of 1812.

  • IMCOM headquarters gathers for town hall

    Feb 28, 2013

    SAN ANTONIO -- Soldiers and civilians from the U.S. Installation Management Command headquarters listened to a message of solidarity in the face of an uncertain future as they packed the historic Fort Sam Houston Theatre for the monthly Town Hall Feb. 25.

  • W-4 choices determine refunds or payments

    Feb 28, 2013

  • Women led throughout history

    Feb 28, 2013

    The 2013 National Women's History Month theme, Women Inspiring Innovation through Imagination, honors generations of women who, throughout American history, have used their intelligence, imagination, sense of wonder and tenacity to make extraordinary contributions to our country. American women have been leaders, not only in securing their own rights of suffrage and equal opportunity, but also in the abolitionist movement, the emancipation movement, the industrial labor movement, the civil rights movement and other movements, especially the peace movement, which create a more fair and just society for all. At Anniston Army Depot, women hold numerous leadership positions.

  • AER kick off

    Feb 28, 2013

  • Jamaica-born Army Reserve Soldier reenlists

    Mar 3, 2013

    VICKSBURG, Miss. -- Staff Sgt. Keena S. Clarke-Guillaume, a G1 human resources sergeant at the 412th Theater Engineer Command, took the oath of reenlistment during a ceremony held Feb. 22, 2013 at the George A. Morris Army Reserve Center here.

  • ANAD employees view live-fire Stryker exercise at Fort Benning

    Feb 28, 2013

    On Feb. 13, seven Anniston Army Depot employees visited Fort Benning, Ga., at the invitation of the US Army Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC) Capabilities Manager-Stryker, Col. Elmer Speights Jr. After a grueling three hour ride, we had lunch with the Stryker team and were presented a capabilities briefing showing engineering change proposals for upgrades and what the future holds for the Stryker Brigade Combat Team. Then, the fun began.

  • Town Hall meeting discusses sequestration

    Feb 28, 2013

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. -- Presidio of Monterey Garrison Commander Col. Joel J. Clark provides a briefing on the potential sequestration and possible furlough of government civilian employees during a garrison town-hall event at the General Stilwell Community Center Feb. 26.

  • Mobile Parts Hospital, not just for sick parts

    Feb 28, 2013

    Chief Warrant Officer Travis Michael of 3-159th Delta Company, Attack Reconnaissance Battalion, needed a speed wrench for the AH64D Apache Helicopter Ammo Handling System. Michael went to the Mobile Parts Hospital where he explained to Joe Westphalen, team lead at MPH Buehring and a member of the Anniston Army Depot workforce, what he needed to get the mission done. "Yes, we can make that," was Westphalen's reply. That is his reply for most parts and tools Soldiers bring to the MPH.

  • Soldiers Journal - March 2013

    Mar 1, 2013

  • The Far East District supports Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics

    Mar 1, 2013

  • Ex-Soldier continues service

    Feb 28, 2013

  • Charge up to a Net Zero installation

    Mar 1, 2013

  • TACOM CSM visits Anniston, gains understanding of depot maintenance

    Feb 28, 2013

    TACOM Life Cycle Management Command Sgt. Maj. Karl Schmitt toured Anniston Army Depot Feb. 20 to gain a better understanding of the depot's mission. "I've seen numerous briefings, read numerous briefings and I've sat in on a lot of video teleconferences, but it wasn't until I arrived here to touch the equipment that I really understood the work performed here," said Schmitt. Schmitt said each of TACOM's installations is like a piece of a large puzzle and by going to the depots and arsenals he is able to piece together an overview of TACOM's workload. Depot-level maintenance is not new to Schmitt. He began his military career as a mechanic. "Everything the employees here touch, I've touched and I've depended on it," said Schmitt.

  • Post celebrates Black History Month

    Feb 28, 2013

  • Allen carries 3-13th FA to 51-45 victory

    Feb 28, 2013

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- The Game of the Week featured two near-.500 teams facing off in intramural basketball Feb. 21 at Rinehart Fitness Center here.

  • Gen. Schwarzkopf laid to rest at West Point with honor, fond memories

    Mar 4, 2013

    Twenty-two years to the day when Operation Desert Storm ended, the general who commanded the coalition force ground offensive was laid to rest at West Point, N.Y. A memorial service for retired Gen. H. Norman Schwarzkopf, a U.S. Military Academy Class of 1956 graduate, was held at the Cadet Chapel, Feb. 28, 2013, with family, friends and colleagues in attendance.

  • 479th FA Soldiers overcome obstacles for PT

    Feb 28, 2013

    FORT HOOD, Texas -- Soldiers of the 3rd Battalion, "Warrior Battalion," 393rd Field Artillery Regiment, 479th Field Artillery Brigade, Division West, took on the Fort Hood Air Assault obstacle course during physical training at Fort Hood, Texas, Feb. 14. The unit conducted nine of the 15 obstacles, finding the most challenging ones to be the "Tough One," "Belly Over" and "Slide for Life." The event proved to be a challenging PT session that increased team cohesion and tested not only the Soldiers' physical ability, but their ability to conquer their fears. At the conclusion of the training, Command Sgt. Maj. Tyson Goolsby, 3rd Battalion, 393rd Field Artillery Regiment command sergeant major, stressed the importance of team work and of having a "work hard, play hard" mentality. Photos by 1st Lt. Todd Cummings, 3rd Battalion, 393rd Field Artillery Regiment, 479th Field Artillery Brigade, Division West

  • Soldier awarded for preserving life of fellow Soldier

    Mar 4, 2013

    FORT BRAGG, NC -- On February 21, 2013, Sgt. Luis X. Herrera, a Licensed Practical Nurse with Company C, Womack Army Medical Center, received an Army Commendation Medal for preserving the life of a 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division paratrooper.

  • Preventing tick bites prevents serious diseases

    Feb 28, 2013

    Ticks are better at finding you than you are at finding them. Ticks must have a blood meal (you) to live. They are aware of you, so, in order to prevent tick bites, you must learn to be aware of them!

  • AMC commander visits 'Army's sustainment think tank'

    Mar 1, 2013

    Gen. Dennis L. Via, commanding general, U.S. Army Materiel Command, visited the Combined Arms Support Command, the Army's sustainment think tank, Feb. 27, to learn about training initiatives, credentialing programs and to discuss the future of sustainment.

  • APG Army Net Zero program on track

    Feb 28, 2013

    Aberdeen Proving Ground is participating in a pilot program that will determine how installations Army-wide manage one of our most precious natural resources--water.

  • Can't sleep? Ways to help you feel rested when traveling

    Feb 28, 2013

    Sufficient (six to eight hours a night), healthy sleep is one of the Army surgeon general's top priorities for building and sustaining good Soldier and family member health through the "Performance Triad." Sleep, along with a focus on healthy activity and nutrition, is one of the three legs of the triad.

  • ODR trip celebrates Chinese New Year

    Feb 28, 2013

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. -- Underneath the red paper lanterns, the "pop, pop" of firecrackers and amongst dense crowds on San Francisco's Chinatown streets, a group of about 20 students from the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center and Monterey Institute of International Studies arrived to witness the largest Chinese New Year celebration and parade in the world outside of Asia.

  • U.S., Canadian Paratroopers train for Joint Operational Access Exercise

    Feb 28, 2013

    Paratroopers from the 82nd Airborne Division and 3rd Royal Canadian Regiment prepare for sustained airborne training at Green Ramp on Fort Bragg, N.C., Feb 27. Military units from both nations partnered together for an eight-day Joint Operational Access Exercise designed to enhance worldwide contingency response capabilities.

  • Fort Sill Soldier finishes 'Tough Mudder'

    Feb 28, 2013

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- Staff Sgt. Robert January, who joined the Army in July 2001 from Woodbridge, Va., as a fire direction specialist assigned to 214th Fires Brigade is a proven Tough Mudder after his recent event in Paige, Texas.

  • Eat right, your way, every day

    Feb 28, 2013

    Whenever you think about eating a healthy, well-balanced diet, you may think that you have to give up foods and restaurants you enjoy and that you must eat a boring regimen of meals every day. That can be discouraging, especially if you have certain cultural, ethnic and lifestyle practices that you include in your eating habits. However, eating healthy does not mean you must give up your preferences and tastes in foods; you can make small adjustments to your diet while still enjoying the foods you love.

  • USACE promotes STEM-related MATHCOUNTS

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    USACE professionals volunteered their time and expertise to support young mathletes at a regional MATHCOUNTS competition Feb. 9.

  • USASOAC fathers go one-on-one with their sons

    Feb 28, 2013

    The United States Army Special Operations Aviation Command (USASOAC) chaplain held a three-day "Becoming a Man" Adventures event at Camp Rockfish in Parkton, N.C., Feb. 22-24, 2013.

  • New Marines take 'aim' at sensor support role

    Feb 28, 2013

  • Nine win in Army-wide talent competition

    Feb 28, 2013

    Nine APG community members took top honors in the 2012 Army Entertainment Festival of the Arts competition.

  • Dentists help kids get a jump on dental health

    Feb 28, 2013

  • Dang defies the odds, defines success

    Feb 28, 2013

    His life is the sort of story destined for a book or movie. From birth in Vietnam to a career as an interdisciplinary engineer, Ngoc Dang has proven anything is possible. Born in Saigon, in April 1975, Dang grew up in a small village with no electricity or running water. Along with his older sister and two younger brothers, Dang helped with his parents' farm every day after school.

  • Fort Sill civilian runs ultra marathons

    Feb 28, 2013

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- Darrin Carter, Capabilities, Development and Integration Division, not only practices what he preaches, but he goes the extra mile. Carter teaches several running classes in the area and he competed in the Cowtown Ultra Marathon, a 31.1 mile race Feb. 23 in Dallas. He placed first in his age category and third in the men's overall.

  • Open Rec offers fun for youth

    Feb 28, 2013

    Safe, Secure, Fun. These are the driving points behind the success of Open Recreation at the APG North (Aberdeen) youth center.

  • WTU Soldiers learn to cook smart

    Feb 28, 2013

  • Army Emergency Relief campaign underway

    Mar 1, 2013

    The annual Army Emergency Relief Campaign begins March 1, 2013, and continues through May 15, with this year's campaign slogan being: "Supporting Soldiers and their families -- yesterday, today and tomorrow."

  • Army Reserve, television networks partner to celebrate Black History Month

    Apr 11, 2013

    JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, N.J. -- To celebrate Black History Month, the Army Reserve partnered with television networks MTV and BET to produce two short videos focusing on an African-American officer.

  • Belvoir Eagles down Fort Lee Travelers 78-75 in WAMAC hoops

    Feb 28, 2013

    The Fort Belvoir Eagles men's basketball team claimed a hard-won 78-75 victory over the Fort Lee Travelers in a Washington Area Military Athletics Conference match up Sunday at Graves Fitness Center. Belvoir overcame some early setbacks by focusing on a rapid-fire passing game and driving the lane despite a ferocious Fort Lee pressing zone inside, ultimately capitalizing on a trio of free-throw opportunities in the final two seconds of the contest to claim the win.

  • Community members acquire budgeting skills during Military Saves Week course

    Feb 28, 2013

    Servicemembers and civilians learned ways to spend money responsibly during a budgeting class Monday in the Army Community Service building. Participants received information on how to develop spending plans, evaluate net income and prioritize expenses among other lessons. The class is the first of four during Military Saves Week, a national campaign to persuade, motivate and encourage military Families to save money every month, which last from Feb. 25 to March 2.

  • Firearm registration required for gun owners

    Feb 28, 2013

    To ensure the safety of the Fort Belvoir community, military members and their Families must register privately owned firearms within 72 hours of arriving on the installation. Firearms are not allowed to be stored in Fort Belvoir housing and lodging areas. Servicemembers should contact their unit for information about storing weapons.

  • Army Reserve Watercraft Participate in Exercise Spartan Mariner

    Feb 28, 2013

    Exercise Spartan Mariner combined the efforts of aviation, infantry and logistics, to ensure interoperability on the battlefield. The USAV Maj. Gen. Robert Smalls lead a four boat convoy with equipment from the 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, during the exercise, while escorted by a ship from the Kuwait Ministry of Interior Coast Guard.

  • Corps of Engineers saves Army money through solar power

    Mar 1, 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is increasing mission effectiveness through energy efficiency. To assist the Army in meeting its sustainability goals, the Corps has assisted the largest military installation in the United States, White Sands Missile Range, in southern New Mexico, with the installation of the U.S. Army's largest solar photovoltaic power plant.

  • Servicemembers compete, mingle during USO Game On! Tournament

    Feb 28, 2013

    USO Metro welcomed servicemembers from the National Capital Region and outside the local area to the USO Wounded Warrior Center at Fort Belvoir for a gaming tournament, Saturday. Operation Game On! is a USO sponsored single-elimination gaming tournament that was created in response to the popularity of video gaming at the USO of Metropolitan Washington Center. This tournament featured the newly-released Call of Duty: Black Ops II.

  • Expecting mothers gain support, important items at USO baby shower

    Feb 28, 2013

    Expecting active-duty, spouses and dependents from all five military branches in the National Capital Region gathered at Fort Belvoir's USO Wounded Warrior Center for a baby shower Saturday. Spouses played traditional baby shower games and made one-piece infant bodysuits while talking to one another about their pregnancy experiences and receiving supplies they will need once their children are born.

  • Retiree Council tours largest AAFES facility in contential U.S.

    Feb 28, 2013

    The Fort Belvoir Retiree Council took its first look at the new Post Exchange, Feb. 21, to see the new shops and services the facility will offer. The new facility will open in June, and will house every retail store on post including Military Clothing and Sales, the Home and Garden Center store and Gun Shop. The Customer Service Center will be in the new Exchange as well.

  • Fort Carson Exceptional Family Member Program earns Special Olympic grant

    Mar 1, 2013

    Averee, along with seven other children, participated in Sunday's basketball practice at the Special Events Center, hosted by the Exceptional Family Member Program and made possible by a Department of Defense grant to create a Special Olympics program at Fort Carson, Colo.

  • EOD techs master explosives lab

    Feb 28, 2013

    1st Lt. Jon Hoekzema said his unit is ready to deploy and, despite not knowing when or where their deployment might be, the Soldiers continue to train for every contingency.

  • Army addresses near- and long-term initiatives to develop future capabilities

    Feb 28, 2013

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- During the final day of the 2013 Association of the United States Army's 2013 Winter Symposium and Exposition, Army leaders joined representatives from academia and industry to discuss emerging strategic trends and how current science and technology initiatives are helping to prepare Soldiers for future threats.

  • Police Academy sets new standard

    Feb 28, 2013

    Sgt. Lyle Warner held his finger in front of Stephanie Ruggles' face. "Follow my finger with your eyes, ma'am," he said as the young woman struggled to focus. "OK, OK," she said, stifling laughter. "I studied hard for this."

  • MICC-Fort Bliss delivers for Army's second largest installation

    Feb 28, 2013

    Providing the contracting needs for more than 35,000 Soldiers and their families at the Army's second-largest installation is no easy task, but members of the Mission and Installation Contracting Command-Fort Bliss accomplish that every day.

  • USAREC CG hosts town hall to address impact of fiscal constraints

    Feb 28, 2013

    The USAREC commanding general opened the command's Feb. 14 town hall at Waybur Theater with a thank you to his headquarters staff for their hard work, dedication and support for the more than 8,000 noncommissioned officers executing the recruiting mission across the nation.

  • 166th AV, 21st CAV partner to train Texas Guard aviators for deployment

    Feb 28, 2013

    FORT HOOD, Texas - The 166th Aviation Brigade is busy training five units for deployments. One unit in particular, the Texas Army National Guard's Company B, 1st Battalion, 149th Aviation Regiment from Houston's Ellington Field, recently passed their validation and will deploy to Afghanistan's Regional Command-South in the coming weeks.

  • USAREC chief of staff inducted into high school's athletic hall of fame

    Feb 28, 2013

    Recruiting Command Chief of Staff Col. Heather L. Garrett returns to hometown for the first time in more than 20 years to be inducted into high school's athletic hall of fame.

  • ASC thanks Junior ROTC cadets for help at New Year's reception

    Feb 28, 2013

    One good deed deserves another. That's how things played out as a senior leader for the Army Sustainment Command, headquartered at Rock Island Arsenal, Ill., visited a local high school Feb. 27 and thanked them for their assistance at a command New Year's reception.

  • Military Working Dog Adds Realism to Medical Evacuation Training at JRTC

    Mar 5, 2013

    U.S. Army Soldiers from the 993rd Medical Detatchment treat Ted, a Labrador and bomb specialist, 550th Military Working Dog Detachment, Fort Bragg, N.C., as he receives simulated medical care in the veterinary section of the Combat Support Hospital at Joint Readiness Training Center, Fort Polk, La., Feb. 23, 2013.

  • USAREC DCG hosts battalion commander training

    Feb 28, 2013

    The Recruiting Command deputy commanding general hosted 17 battalion commanders around a virtual conference room table Feb. 20-21 for quarterly training to share best practices across the command.

  • Zumba offers challenge for St. Patrick's Day

    Feb 28, 2013

    People feeling a little lucky this March should get ready to start off the St. Patrick's Day celebrations with a healthy challenge -- a Zumba challenge.

  • Corps welcomes future engineers to Bonneville Dam to celebrate Engineer Day

    Feb 28, 2013

    As part of National Engineers Week, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers welcomed more than 100 high school students from a dozen Portland-area high schools to Bonneville Lock and Dam Feb 21.

  • Show choir encourages students to 'Shine On'

    Feb 28, 2013

    Sparkling dresses and sharp suits impressed the children at Fort Rucker Elementary School Feb. 22 during the school's Time to Shine rally.

  • Annual travel show features more vendors, prizes

    Feb 28, 2013

    Day-to-day life on a military installation can become mundane, but leisure travel services is looking to stir things up and show people where they can escape the monotony, whether near or far.

  • BOSS builds morale for single Soldiers

    Feb 28, 2013

    In today's military, so many programs focus on catering to military Families that single Soldiers may sometimes feel left out, but one program looks to make sure those Soldiers feel involved while providing an opportunity for them to develop into future leaders.

  • Lyster system provides 24/7 communication

    Feb 28, 2013

    Patients at Lyster Army Health Clinic can communicate with their providers 24-hours a day, seven days a week without having to make an appointment or come into the clinic.

  • Aviators link up with 10th Mountain Division history during high-altitude training in Colorado

    Feb 28, 2013

    FORT CARSON, Colo. -- Descending from about 14,000 feet above sea level on the western edge of Mountain Training Area 3 at Fort Carson, Colo., the crew of Knighthawk 373 from 10th Combat Aviation Brigade conducted their final reconnaissance of the landing zone known as Horseshoe. With crew members all under oxygen to ensure clear minds and quick reflexes, they focused on the landing at 13,400 feet.

  • Mayor educates students on travel, diversity

    Feb 28, 2013

    Military children are no strangers to moving and meeting new people, but Mike Schmitz, mayor of Dothan, visited the Fort Rucker Primary School to expand students' horizons by talking to them about world travel.

  • 597th Detachment deploys

    Feb 28, 2013

    Family members and Soldiers of the 164th Theater Airfield Operations Group gathered at Knox Army Heliport Feb. 25 to say goodbye to and wish their fellow Soldiers good luck as they deploy to Southwest Asia.

  • 10th Mountain Division warriors splash for good cause during Polar Bear Dip

    Feb 28, 2013

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Gray skies, light precipitation, frigid water of the St. Lawrence River and a cheering crowd welcomed more than 200 participants to the 23rd Annual Polar Bear Dip on Saturday at Bonnie Castle Resort in Alexandria Bay.

  • Soldiers get spiritually fit for life

    Feb 28, 2013

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- More than 300 Soldiers and civilians gathered Feb. 20 at the Commons to build spiritual resilience and participate in Fort Drum's Annual National Prayer Breakfast observance.

  • Fort Drum Soldiers showcase culinary skills before competition

    Feb 28, 2013

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Fort Drum's 14-Soldier Culinary Arts Team showcased their culinary knowledge and techniques by hosting a three-course field meal for 10th Mountain Division (LI) leaders Friday at 10th Sustainment Brigade Dining Facility in preparation for the 38th Annual Culinary Arts Competition next month at Fort Lee, Va.

  • Mountain Soldiers complete winter challenge, honor history

    Mar 1, 2013

    Soldiers from 10th Mountain Division (LI) conducted a Mountain Winter Challenge, Feb. 21-22, 2013, at the Childers Indoors Weapons Training Facility on Fort Drum, N.Y., to honor past division Soldiers, foster esprit de corps and compete to be recognized as the top winter warfare team.

  • U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit hosts Army National Junior Rifle Championship

    Mar 1, 2013

    The U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit continued its full-fledged support of America's youth when it hosted the 2013 U.S. Army National Junior Air Rifle Championship, Feb. 25-27, at the unit's world-class Pool Indoor Range at Fort Benning, Ga.

  • Smart Phone resiliency apps

    Feb 28, 2013

    Stress management/resiliency enhancing APPS for your smart phone

  • Feb. 12, 2013 -- SecArmy McHugh remarks at Romesha Hall of Heroes Induction Ceremony

    Feb 28, 2013

    Feb. 12, 2013 -- SecArmy McHugh remarks at Romesha Hall of Heroes Induction Ceremony

  • 1st TSC hosts property book conference in Afghanistan

    Feb 28, 2013

    Using 10 computers each armed with a sophisticated property management application, Army property book officers assigned to units in Afghanistan met Feb. 20 and 21 to count all non-mission essential equipment still in country and to reduce excess equipment quantities.

  • Staying informed in a digital world

    Feb 28, 2013

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Back in the 1970s as this writer worked to earn a degree in journalism, a common prediction was the swiftly approaching demise of newspapers. Industry experts warned that most periodicals would disappear within the next decade as people turned to newer forms of media. While it has taken a little longer than predicted for printed media to vanish completely from the popular culture, there's no denying that with fewer natural resources and much faster ways of communicating available to more and more people around the globe, printed media's days are numbered.

  • Fort Lee Soldiers practice 'hot refueling'

    Feb 28, 2013

    FORT PICKETT (Feb. 28, 2013) -- Under various circumstances and especially in combat environments, U.S. military helicopters are required to land and refuel without cutting the engine.

  • Army engineers bring STEM applications, careers to the classroom

    Mar 1, 2013

    In honor of National Engineers Week U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Europe District employees presented structural engineering, alternative energy and fire protection concepts to Department of Defense Dependents Schools- Europe students Feb. 19-21 at Wiesbaden Middle School.

  • International student shares civil war experience

    Feb 28, 2013

    FORT LEE, Va. (Feb. 28, 2013) -- While many Americans have been impacted by war due to family members or friends serving abroad, not many have experienced conflict in their own country, when neighbors become enemies.

  • Mass-tactical Airborne Operation

    Feb 28, 2013

  • Hockey championship builds camaraderie in military community

    Mar 1, 2013

    Teams from across Europe go head-to-head in Garmisch

  • Invisible wounds of war

    Mar 12, 2013

    Seven Soldiers and two Marines injured during combat operations traveled to several locations in Afghanistan, including Kandahar Airfield and Camp Nathan Smith, to see the progress being made in the country that changed many of their lives forever.

  • Invisible wounds of war

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    Retired U.S. Army Sgt. Brian Flemming crosses the hall, Feb. 27, between the intensive care unit and ward at Kandahar Airfield's Role 3 Hospital. Flemming suffered second- and third-degree burns to his hands, neck and face 7km from Kandahar Airfield when a vehicle borne improvised explosive device detonated three feet from his vehicle's door in 2006. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Uriah Walker, RC(S) Public Affairs)

  • 2013 Celebrating Women's History Month -- tri-signed letter

    Feb 28, 2013

    2013 Celebrating Women's History Month -- tri-signed letter

  • Teamwork builds continued success

    Feb 28, 2013

    USAREUR commanding general shares his vision for successful partnerships as mission changes

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