Archive: Feb 2013

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  • AMC commander praises 'artisan workforce,' discusses way ahead

    Feb 22, 2013

    Army Materiel Command's continued support to the warfighter in spite of looming fiscal cuts was the key focus of a presentation by AMC Commander Gen. Dennis L. Via, Feb. 21, 2013.

  • Devious Doodles

    Feb 21, 2013

  • FMWR summer activity, job expo March 2

    Feb 21, 2013

  • ATEC NCO inducted into elite club

    Feb 21, 2013

    The U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command inducted Sgt. 1st Class Sergei Volodin into the elite Sergeant Audie Murphy Club at ATEC headquarters Jan. 25.

  • RIA fire department offers life-saving classes to ASC personnel

    Feb 21, 2013

    Teaching the steps to save lives is a process the Rock Island Arsenal Fire Department is focused on presenting Arsenal-wide. Since the installation of the new Automated Electronic Defibrillators (AED) in several buildings, Arsenal employees recognized a need for life-saving training.

  • Belvoir Garrison honors Martin Luther King Jr. at cultural observance

    Feb 21, 2013

    Military service members, civilains and family members gathered at Fort Belvoir, Va, to honor the memory of iconic civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. during an event held on post, Jan. 24.

  • Willow poles along Sacramento River help fish, won't harm levees

    Feb 21, 2013

    A U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District project to plant willow poles along 30,000 feet of levees in the Sacramento and San Joaquin river systems is under way, designed to preserve habitat for threatened fish. The work follows extensive environmental and engineering analysis to ensure that the small, native trees will provide maximum habitat benefit without harming the levees. Planting began Jan. 23, 2013 and is expected to conclude for the year by the end of February. The habitat project is the final step in completing emergency levee repairs the district began in 2007.

  • Corps engineers care for Army, DoD worldwide

    Feb 21, 2013

    He may wear the uniform, but at the heart of Col. Robert Ruch is not just a Soldier, but an engineer. "One of the really neat things as a military engineer is we get to float back and forth between the real Army and then the Corps of Engineers," said Ruch, commander of the Engineering and Support Center-Huntsville. "It's the ability to link those two together and take experiences from one and do better in the other job."

  • Defense Connect Online doubles capacity for concurrent DOD users

    Feb 25, 2013

    To meet increased demand for a DOD enterprise service known as Defense Connect Online or DCO, the Defense Information Systems Agency expedited a previously planned expansion, and doubled capacity last week. Since 2007, DCO has provided a cloud-based, enterprise solution for DOD users to share data and collaborate over the network. Currently, more than 800,000 DCO users are registered. The Army is the first adopter of the newest DOD enterprise service, Defense Enterprise Email or DEE, with 1.5 million mailboxes moving to DEE.

  • SWGC seeks new, old members for 2013 season

    Feb 21, 2013

    Fort Rucker's Silver Wings Golf Course is looking to keep its current members while recruiting new members to join its ranks during its membership drive through the month of March.

  • Lyster commissary tour helps people make healthy choices

    Feb 21, 2013

    Walking down the aisles at a grocery store can be overwhelming and that's why Lyster Army Health Clinic offers commissary tours to teach participants how to shop for healthy food.

  • Great opportunity: Army extends deadline for Officer Candidate School applicants

    Feb 21, 2013

    The March 18 to 22 OCS board has been moved to March 25 to 29 to afford potential candidates additional time to apply. March 8 is the new deadline for packet submission. The Department of the Army has raised the age limit to 33 for eligible Active Component, in-service Soldiers to apply for Officer Candidate School at the upcoming March and July OCS selection boards. Applicants must possess baccalaureate degrees. The submission deadline for the July board is May 20. The customary age limit of 30 for AC applicants [set forth in Army Regulation 350-51, In Service OCS Program,] reflects the old requirement that, when they become commissioned officers, those without baccalaureate degrees will pursue their bachelor's degrees to completion.

  • Military Saves Campaign encourages wealth, not debt

    Feb 21, 2013

    Financial institutions on post are joining forces and gearing up for Military Saves Week, Feb. 25 through March 2, to help educate military Families about how they can save and spend their money wiser.

  • Girls Night Out returns with new choices, more entertainment

    Feb 21, 2013

    The Directorate of Family, Morale, Welfare and Recreation invites women to enjoy the fifth bi-annual Girls Night Out at the ballroom in The Landing March 1.

  • Military leaders refine disaster response during course for nation's newest dual-status commanders

    Feb 21, 2013

    Military leaders from a score of states traveled to U.S. Army North headquarters Feb. 12-13 for the Dual Status Commanders Orientation Course; the event served as a forum to discuss and learn about the methods, capabilities and services federal ground forces can provide a commander.

  • Education center offers info for scholarship season

    Feb 21, 2013

    It is scholarship season, and the Fort Rucker Education Center has the information people need to stop procrastinating filling out the paperwork that has been collecting near the computer and begin the task of completing scholarship applications for the 2013 school year.

  • ACAP teaches transitioning Soldiers career building

    Feb 21, 2013

    Transitioning out of the military can be a stressful process, but the Army Career and Alumni Program strives to make that process one that leaves Soldiers and their Families with a head start in their futures.

  • LeDoux takes command of the 88th Regional Support Command

    Nov 30, -0001

    Maj. Gen. Karen E. LeDoux assumed command of the 88th Regional Support Command from Brig. Gen. Alton G. Berry during a change of command ceremony at Fort McCoy, Wis., Feb. 9.

  • Artilleryman-turned-bagpiper joins 77th U.S. Army Band

    Feb 21, 2013

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- An artilleryman assigned to 2nd Battalion, 18th Field Artillerytakes advantage of the opportunity to play the bagpipe with the 77th U.S. Army Band.

  • OSJA explains legal residency, home of record

    Feb 21, 2013

    Benjamin Franklin wrote, "In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes." Nevertheless, most people go to extraordinary lengths to avoid both.

  • Entertainment & lessons convey black history's role in freedom, equality

    Feb 22, 2013

  • AER kicks off fundraising campaign

    Feb 21, 2013

    The program designed for Soldiers to help other Soldiers kicks off its 2013 fundraising campaign March 1.

  • Budget uncertainty and Natick

    Feb 21, 2013

    In the face of current budgetary uncertainties, the Department of Defense informed Congress on Feb. 20 of its intention to administratively furlough DoD civilian employees for 22 days during Fiscal Year 2013 if no resolution is found.

  • AUSA: Optimizing the Army's S&T investment

    Feb 22, 2013

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Dr. Grace M. Bochenek, chief technology officer for Army Materiel Command gave the science and technology perspective in a briefing at the Winter Symposium of the Association of the United States Army in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Feb. 20.

  • Iraq veteran, celebrated working dog Gabe passes away in his owner's arms

    Feb 22, 2013

    "Gabe took his last breath at 12:44 p.m. while I held (him) in my arms." Gabe, the American Humane Association's 2012 Hero Dog, died last week from cancer. His campaign for last year's Hero Dog award put Gabe and owner, Sgt. 1st Class Charles 'Chuck' Shuck, brought him into contact with celebrities like Betty White.

  • Turning 21 in Kandahar

    Feb 23, 2013

    The overcast skies, mud and threat of rain could not keep the smiles from the faces of Army Specialist Josh Hansbrough and his father Danny Hansbrough, 21 Feb., in Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan.

  • CYSS letter

    Feb 21, 2013

    Letter to Child, Youth and School Services team members

  • Mystery of Unknown 780th portrait solved

    Feb 21, 2013

    In the first issue of the 780th Military Intelligence Brigade newsletter, the BYTE, published June 2012, a challenge was issued to identify an original oil painting found in the brigade headquarters building.

  • Odierno visits Regional Command East

    Feb 25, 2013

    Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Raymond T. Odierno visited the Bagram Retrosort Yard in Parwan province, Afghanistan, Feb. 21, 2013. The yard is a central part of the logistics chain for the redeployment of Army property in Afghanistan.

  • 'Every day I learn something'

    Feb 25, 2013

    A mix of soldiers and Department of the Army civilians, the unit works year-round testing systems to determine if they should be purchased and used by soldiers. Most of these tests can't be talked about until completion, but the Herald was able to meet with the unit's commander, Col. Joseph Martin, to discuss how things have been going since he took over less than eight months ago.This article was written by Rose Thayer, Killeen Daily Herald staff writer, and posted with the permission of the Killeen Daily Herald.

  • Community prays for nation

    Feb 21, 2013

    Members of the local community came together at The Landing Feb. 13 for the annual National Prayer Breakfast to pray for the nation, the American Family and Soldier, and Fort Rucker.

  • Post celebrates Black History Month

    Mar 7, 2013

    Rep. James Clyburn addresses the crowd as the guest speaker during the Black History Month luncheon, which was hosted by the 165th Infantry Brigade.

  • Feb. 13, 2013 -- CSA Testimony before the Senate Armed Services Committee

    Feb 21, 2013

    Feb. 13, 2013 -- CSA Testimony before the Senate Armed Services Committee

  • 10th Mountain Division (LI) Soldier runs for service

    Feb 21, 2013

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- For many Soldiers, running is a task they perform primarily during physical training hours to maintain the Army standard, but for Spc. Matthew Gonzales from 1st Brigade Combat Team's B Company, 10th Brigade Support Battalion, running is his way to experience the North Country and give back to the community.

  • Fort Benning schools get more than $2,000 through Box Tops 4 Education

    Feb 21, 2013

    Fort Benning schools Parent Teacher Organization were awarded more than $2,000 through the Box Tops 4 Education program. General Mills held a contest in which commissaries across the nation competed to bring in the most box tops.

  • Esteemed speaker delivers message of hope, perseverance

    Feb 21, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - One of the most influential African American leaders in the nation was the guest speaker during Team APG's Black History Month program at the APG North (Aberdeen) recreation center Feb. 6.

  • Muleskinner helps people exercise mind, body

    Feb 21, 2013

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Some people seek to improve their physical appearance by hiring a personal trainer. Others prefer to focus on the mind with the assistance of teachers, mentors, counselors or others. The 10th Sustainment Brigade is fortunate enough to have someone who can help some people with both the mind and body.

  • Black doctors train at Camp Meade during WWI

    Feb 22, 2013

    Nearly 100 years ago, in the era of segregation and Jim Crow laws, 118 African-American doctors answered the country's call during World War I and voluntarily left their practices to provide medical care to the fighting men in the all-black 92nd Infantry Division and the 93rd Infantry Division.

  • Afghan Police medic steps up training in Deh Rawud

    Feb 22, 2013

    Afghan Police learn the basics of combat first aid from one of their own at Forward Operating Base Hadrian, Deh Rawud district, Uruzgan province, under watchful eyes of Texas Army National Guard Soldiers, Feb. 13, 2013. During the past two months, 21 policemen in Deh Rawud district have been trained in Combat Life Saver first aid by Soldiers with the 56th Infantry Brigade Combat Team Police Security Force Advisor Team and now one of the Afghan patrolmen has stepped up to train his fellow officers.

  • Family ties

    Nov 30, -0001

    They raise their right hands as anyone taking the oath of re-enlistment would. They stand side by side as any married couple taking the oath would, but this couple is slightly different.

  • Afghan Police receive trainer's certifications

    Nov 30, -0001

    Nearly one dozen Afghan Border and Uniformed Police from the district of Spin Boldak completed a Counter-Improvised Explosive Device train-the-trainer course Feb. 19 near Spin Boldak, Afghanistan. By completing the course the policemen earned a trainer's certificate that enables them to teach what they have learned to their units.

  • Albanian Special Operations Forces transfer of authority

    Nov 30, -0001

    The Republic of Albania, Special Operations Forces team Eagle 5, which has served in Afghanistan for seven months, transferred authority of their missions in the district of Spin Boldak, Afghanistan, to team Eagle 6 in a ceremony Feb. 14 here.

  • RoboNatick team receives FIRST Connect Award for community outreach

    Mar 6, 2013

    Natick High School's RoboNatick teams received the FIRST Technology Challenge's Connect award for their connections with their local community and the engineering community, specifically Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center.

  • APG Wounded Warrior receives service dog

    Feb 21, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - A Wounded Warrior and employee with the U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command (ATEC) recently gained a new best friend, courtesy of a Maryland charity that provides service dogs to injured or disabled veterans.

  • Afghan farmers turn almonds into profit

    Feb 22, 2013

    In a country where farming is a means of survival, farmers in the province of Uruzgan, Afghanistan, have taken significant steps to commercialize agriculture.

  • Amputee returns to battlefield

    Feb 22, 2013

    It's clear from the way Staff Sgt. Brandon Vilt moves around the maintenance bay of Delta Troop, 3rd Squadron, 17th Cavalry Regiment, Task Force Lighthorse, that he has his mission in mind.

  • Patriot missile students run exercise with UAE soldiers

    Feb 21, 2013

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- Recently, the Air Defense Artillery Patriot School at 3rd Battalion, 6th ADA planned and executed the first Combined Capstone Exercise (CAPEX) with U.S. and United Arab Emirates soldiers.

  • Walls go up, tempers go down

    Nov 30, -0001

    No one ever said deployment was easy. You have a seven-day work week, for months on end. You're cramped in the smallest possible faculties. The waiting line at the dining facility is always ludicrously long. The gym can't sustain its level of users, ever. Your showers are never quite hot enough. You can have up to twenty-three roommates at one time in a tent. Let's face it - deployment is a difficult experience, one that becomes a true test of patience for any individual. It's one of the chief reasons why not everyone is meant to be deployed as a soldier.

  • Joint Intelligence training, a smart affair

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers assigned and attached to the 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, Third Infantry Division, Combined Task Force Raider, along with the intelligence section of the 2nd Kandak, 205th Corps, Afghanistan National Army, as well as Romanian intelligence officers attended a multinational intelligence training event hosted by the ANA and facilitated by British contractors here, Feb. 11.

  • Seminar, camp to help survivors heal

    Feb 21, 2013

    Fort Benning's Survivor Outreach Services is hosting the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors seminar March 22-23. TAPS is a nonprofit organization that provides long- and short-term emotional help for the survivors of military service members. Each year, the organization holds a National Military Survivor Seminar and Good Grief Camp, as well as regional survivor seminars and camps like the one that will be held at Fort Benning.

  • Fort Jackson adjusts bugle call schedule

    Feb 21, 2013

    Fort Jackson has revised its bugle call schedule for 2013.

  • Herschel Walker shares his battle against mental illness with Fort Drum Soldiers

    Feb 22, 2013

    An NFL football legend tackled the tough topic of mental health last week in front of hundreds of 10th Mountain Division (LI) Soldiers gathered at the Multipurpose Auditorium on Fort Drum, N.Y.

  • Commando Brigade, battalions assume mission in Afghanistan

    Feb 21, 2013

    FORWARD OPERATING BASE SHARANA, Afghanistan -- Key leaders from the 2nd Brigade, 203rd Corps, Afghan National Army; 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kan.; and Task Force "Commandos," 2nd Security Forces Assistance Brigade, 10th Mountain Division (LI), Forward Operating Base, Sharana, attended a transfer of authority ceremony Feb. 13 at Forward Operating Base Thunder, Afghanistan.

  • Initiative focuses on civilian health

    Feb 21, 2013

    For Soldiers at Fort Benning and throughout the Army, health and overall fitness has long been a priority. Within the civilian workforce, however, the emphasis placed on one's physical fitness is often not as high. However, a new program may soon change the emphasis placed on civilian health.

  • Warrior Brigade Soldiers begin historic mission

    Feb 21, 2013

    FORWARD OPERATING BASE THUNDER, Afghanistan -- TOA: a Polynesian word for "warrior." This could not be a more fitting word for members of the Cross Functional Team Warrior, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (LI), after the transfer of authority ceremony, or TOA, held Feb. 13 at Forward Operating Base Thunder in Paktya Province, Afghanistan.

  • Group to explore 'identity' with writing

    Feb 21, 2013

    The military spouse group "Her War Her Voice" is continuing to build and grow its identity on Fort Jackson. Melissa Seligman, who co-founded the group in 2009 at Fort Riley, Kan. with fellow Army wife Christina Piper, said "identity will be the group's theme this year.

  • Army Expeditionary Warrior Experiment conducts newest spiral evaluation

    Feb 22, 2013

    Experimentation for Spiral H, the Army Expeditionary Warrior Experiment's project for fiscal year 2013, is currently under way on Fort Benning, Ga.

  • Watervliet's $5.9 million contract will supply critical arms to Afghan soldiers

    Feb 28, 2013

    Watervliet Arsenal, N.Y., announced Feb. 21, 2012, that it received a $5.9 million contract to provide the Afghan National Army with nearly 900 60mm-mortar systems, as part of the U.S. State Department's Foreign Military Sales program.

  • Employee town halls address budget

    Feb 21, 2013

    About $1.2 trillion in budget cuts, about half of which come from defense spending, are scheduled to go into effect March 1 if Congress and President Barack Obama cannot reach a deal to avert them.

  • Construction on new hospital over halfway complete

    Feb 21, 2013

    Construction on the new hospital is 51 percent complete. While Martin Army Community Hospital comprises roughly 400,000 square feet, the new facility will span 745,000. That means an overall increased capacity, said Lt. Col. Ross Davidson, southeast program manager for the Health Facility Planning Agency. And not just more beds but more space for behavior health care, physical therapy, separate out-patient and in-patient areas, adjacent clinics for treating wellness and even more parking.

  • African American/Black History Month observed

    Feb 22, 2013

    African American/Black History Month was observed at Natick Soldier Systems Center during a Feb. 20 celebration that focused on significant milestones.

  • OPM Guidance on Government Shutdown

    Oct 10, 2013

  • Town hall set for Monday

    Feb 21, 2013

    Fort Benning officials will host a town hall meeting at 1:30 p.m. for TRADOC civilian employees Feb. 25 in McGinnis-Wickam Hall's Marshall Auditorium.

  • Cohort 4 class promotes exercise and health with HEAL project

    Feb 21, 2013

    Students in the Office of Personnel Management's (OPM) Senior Leadership Cohort 4 class developed a community-based project called Health @ Edgewood and Aberdeen 4 Life (HEAL) and recently presented it during a Senior Management Association meeting. The project has the objective to change the workplace ethic in regard to exercise and health.

  • SecDef on Sequestration and Furlough

    Feb 21, 2013

    Message to the Department from Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta on the Preparations for Potential Sequestration on March 1 and Furlough Notifications.

  • US Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District Celebrates National Engineers Week

    Feb 21, 2013

    More than 130 high school students from northeast Florida will attend an Engineering Career Day event and project competition, hosted by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District on Friday, Feb. 22.

  • South Korea-based unit participates in Cobra Gold

    Feb 21, 2013

    Soldiers from the 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team have traded in their usual frozen mountain training ranges in South Korea for the balmy jungles of Thailand, during Cobra Gold 2013.

  • US Army Japan's G5 Directorate 'walks the talk' on key 'Words to Live By'

    Feb 21, 2013

    This edition of "Words to Live By" highlights the quiet, consistent and often unheralded efforts of two sections from the United States Army G5 Directorate that particularly exemplify aspects of the "Words to Live By" you can see posted in many areas of each Army installation across Japan -- specifically the goal to be "mentally and physically fit," to "practice the Golden Rule," and to "train your replacement and develop tomorrow's leaders."

  • Army must shift focus from execution to preparation

    Feb 22, 2013

    The Army must transition now from a force of execution to one of preparation, said the commander of the Army's Training and Doctrine Command.

  • New PT program makes pregnant Soldiers fit

    Feb 21, 2013

    In order for pregnant Servicemembers to maintain fitness and facilitate rapid recovery after delivery, Eighth Army in coordination with USAG Yongsan initiated the consolidated Pregnancy Postpartum Physical Training.

  • Soldiers judge science fair

    Feb 20, 2013

    Soldiers with the 16th Combat Aviation Brigade and Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, I Corps spent the day judging science fair entries at Mann Middle School in Lakewood, Wash., Feb. 12 as part of a community connector event. Hundreds of 6th, 7th and 8th graders stood in front of their displays as the approximately 60 Soldiers evaluated students on their projects.

  • Senior Leaders Visit 364th ESC Units

    Feb 21, 2013

    TACOMA, Wash. -- A group of Army Reserve senior leaders gathered at the Port of Tacoma's Pier 23 here Tuesday, Feb. 12, to receive briefings on the state of readiness of local Reserve units and facilities.

  • Soldiers Update - Female Engagement Team

    Feb 20, 2013

    Capt. Tomko talks about serving on a Female Engagement Team to help women in Afghanistan.

  • Soldiers Update: Romesha MOH

    Feb 21, 2013

    SSG Clint Romesha was inducted into the Hall of Heroes during a ceremony at the Pentagon.

  • Army Corps of Engineers, other federal agencies release Asian carp environmental DNA study findings

    Feb 21, 2013

    The Corps and other members of the Asian Carp Regional Coordinating Committee are studying ways to improve the understanding and interpretation of Asian carp environmental DNA results in order to refine this relatively young monitoring tool to make it the most effective at detecting a live invasive silver or bighead carp.

  • Secretary notifies Congress DOD preparing for furloughs

    Feb 21, 2013

    Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta has notified Congress that the Defense Department is prepared to implement furloughs for civilian personnel in response to the threat of sequestration.

  • Staff Sgt. Romesha spot

    Feb 20, 2013

    History spot about the actions SSG Clinton Romesha performed that led him to receiving the Medal of Honor.

  • National Guard senior enlisted leaders visit Army North, Fort Sam Houston

    Feb 20, 2013

    U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Denise Jelinski-Hall (center), senior enlisted leader, U.S. National Guard Bureau, and Command Sgt. Maj. Brunk Conley, U.S. Army National Guard, visited Army North to confer on disaster response missions and gain perspective on partnerships between the National Guard, Army North and U.S. Northern Command.

  • Liter of Light

    Feb 20, 2013

    Army Civil Affairs help people in Djibouti to make cheap light sources out of a bottle of water to by used indoors during the day.

  • Greenhouse

    Feb 20, 2013

    Army Capt. Garrett McAdams helps open Farah Province's first locally built greenhouse.

  • How artillerymen might balance 'gun raids' and budget cuts

    Mar 8, 2013

    Airborne artillerymen at Fort Bragg engage in hands-on air assault and artillery training, but with an eye on impending defense budget cuts.

  • Pacific Region sweeps Army Athlete, Coach of Year awards

    Feb 21, 2013

    Soldiers from the Pacific Region swept the 2012 Army Male and Female Athlete of the Year and Coach of the Year awards.

  • Davenport Civil Air Patrol, ASC honor cadets

    Feb 20, 2013

  • ASC employee receives coveted Louis Dellamonica Award

    Feb 20, 2013

    An Army Sustainment Command civilian from the 405th Army Field Support Brigade has the honor of being the only ASC employee to receive the 2011 Louis Dellamonica Award.

  • Black History Month in Kabul

    Feb 20, 2013

    A story consisting of interviews from service members in Afghanistan who share their thoughts about Black History Month.

  • DoD Report on Potential Civilian Furloughs

    Feb 20, 2013

    In accordance with statute, I am providing a report on potential civilian furloughs within the Department of Defense. Specifically, title 10, U.S.C., section 1597(e), provides that the Secretary of Defense "may not implement any involuntary reduction or furlough of civilian positions ... until the expiration of the 45-day period beginning on the date on which the Secretary submits to Congress a report setting forth the reasons why such reduction or furloughs are required and a description of any change in workload or positions requirements that will result from such reductions or furloughs." This letter provides the report and information required by this section.

  • Corps Cares: Recycled computers enhance school technology, save money

    Feb 20, 2013

    GALVESTON, Texas (Feb. 20, 2013) -- Students from Pearland Independent School District are getting a much-needed technology boost thanks to a donation of 64 computers by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District.

  • DoD Memo: Preparations for potential sequestration on March 1 and Furlough Notifications

    Feb 20, 2013

    DoD Memo: Preparations for potential sequestration on March 1 and Furlough Notifications

  • CASCOM welcomes new senior warrant officer

    Feb 20, 2013

    The Combined Arms Support Command welcomed Chief Warrant Officer 5 Randy W. Johnson as the new senior warrant officer during a Feb. 19 ceremony. Johnson comes to the command from Fort Knox, Ky., where he served as the warrant officer branch chief for Force Sustainment Division, Human Resources Command.

  • Exercise at GTMO tests Army South, SOUTHCOM's abilities to deploy, set up joint task force

    Feb 20, 2013

    NAVAL STATION GUANTANAMO BAY, Cuba -- More than 500 personnel from U.S. Army South, U.S. Southern Command and other military units and government agencies deployed here as part of exercise Integrated Advanced Feb. 7-17.

  • LOGCAP: ASC's behind the scenes powerhouse

    Feb 20, 2013

  • To Our Dedicated Civilian Workforce:

    Feb 20, 2013

  • U.S. Army Pacific executes premier staff planning exercise

    Feb 21, 2013

    Thirteen nations are participating in a staff planning exercise as part of exercise Cobra Gold 2013, from Feb. 11 to Feb. 22, 2013, in Chiang Mai province, Kingdom of Thailand.

  • AUSA kicks off last winter symposium in Florida

    Feb 28, 2013

    For 14 years now the Association of the United States Army has held its winter symposium in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., but this year's event will be the last in the Sunshine State.

  • Modernization is the Key to CCAD's Future

    Feb 20, 2013

    Local news station, Corpus Christi's KRIS-TV, takes a look at how the Corpus Christi Army Depot is looking forward to the future of Army aviation and what they are doing now to posture themselves for whatever the future has in store. This is the second of a two-part news story by local anchor, Lee Sausley.

  • The importance and effectiveness of a safety sense

    Feb 20, 2013

    A few weeks ago, I went out to the garage with my son to sharpen a lawnmower blade. Without even thinking about it, I grabbed two sets of safety goggles and face shields for us to wear while I used the bench grinder on the blade.

  • 402nd AFSB and ASA (ALT) co-host Materiel Enterprise Dinner

    Feb 20, 2013

  • 402nd AFSB commander receives NATO Medal

    Feb 20, 2013

  • Savannah engineer earns high accolades during National Engineer Week

    Feb 20, 2013

    The Savannah-area professional engineering community formally recognized Carol H. Abercrombie, a civil engineer with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District for her notable contributions to water resource projects in Coastal Georgia.

  • Liaison Officer Supports SAMD Foreign Military Sales in Iraq

    Feb 20, 2013

    Joseph Balancier III is currently assigned as a Liaison Officer (LNO) at the Embassy Military Attaché Security Assistance Annex (EMASAA) in Baghdad, Iraq. As a forward deployed LNO, he supports the Foreign Military Sales (FMS) mission by interfacing directly with the customer and the Office of Security Cooperation - Iraq (OSC-I).

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