Archive: Feb 2013

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  • APG to launch centralized STEM education center

    Feb 20, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- Maryland students will soon have a unified APG facility at which to explore the world of science and engineering with Army professionals. The APG STEM Education and Outreach Center will be ready in late May, said Dr. Sandy Young, an Army Research Laboratory materials engineer. She is coordinating the project with ARL laboratory operations and other science, technology, engineering and mathematics outreach offices on APG.

  • CSM & SGM Nominative Process -- Jan. 2013

    Feb 20, 2013

    CSM & SGM Nominative Process -- Jan. 2013

  • Soldier, family resilience programs offer many options

    Feb 20, 2013

    The Comprehensive Soldier and Family Fitness-Performance and Resilience Enhancement Program, or CSF2-PREP, has been available at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston since 2008, but many people still don't know what the program is.

  • 5-year Army R&D outreach initiative brings science, engineering to elementary students

    Feb 21, 2013

    In its inaugural year, the STEM Superstar program, the brainchild of the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command's communications-electronics center Educational Outreach Team engages students from kindergarten to fifth grade in stimulating activities challenging students to think creatively and solve problems like an engineer.

  • Cadet Command names top programs

    Feb 21, 2013

    Cadet Command announced the eight winners of the annual MacArthur Awards for the 2011-12 school year, Feb. 20, 2013.

  • Carter describes 'crisis of readiness' during Senate testimony

    Feb 20, 2013

    Looming spending cuts and the lack of a budget for the fiscal year present a readiness crisis for the Defense Department, Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter told the Senate Appropriations Committee in Washington, D.C., Feb. 14, 2013.

  • Local DJ wins Soldier of the Year

    Feb 20, 2013

    Spc. Monique Moore wasn't supposed to be a broadcast journalist, but that hasn't stopped her from excelling

  • Daddy Daughter Dance sweeps girls off their feet

    Feb 20, 2013

    This year's formal affair is the most popular dance yet

  • Servicemembers hand out warmth to young patients

    Feb 21, 2013

    Members of the 106th Medical Detachment visited the Seoul Saint Mary's Hospital to hand out presents for young patients, and experience the cutting edge technology the hospital provides here, Feb. 13.

  • Soldier Spotlight: Getting to know 1st Lt. Nicole Vandall

    Feb 20, 2013

    Soldier Spotlight: Getting to know 1st Lt. Nicole Vandall

  • Tiger Team is aggressive on paperwork

    Feb 20, 2013

    Tiger Team created to aggressively work paperwork issues that can snarl the equipment retrograde process..

  • Community symposium improves life in Yongsan

    Feb 19, 2013

    U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan community members gathered for a community symposium and volunteered to be ambassadors in order to assess and improve their living environment in Korea, Feb. 13.

  • Nuclear medicine study catches stress fractures early in trainees

    Feb 2, 2014

    A nuclear medicine protocol, employed by the General Leonard Wood Army Community Hospital Radiology Department here, can now find stress fractures in Soldiers far earlier than traditional X-rays.

  • Congressional Staffers Visit Army Reserve Facilities

    Feb 21, 2013

    TACOMA, Wash. -- Maj. Gen. Karen LeDoux, new commanding general of the 88th Regional Support Command, met with Congressional staffers and Army Reserve Ambassadors here Tuesday, Feb. 12, to brief them on the state of readiness of local reserve units and facilities.

  • Thank you letter to Child, Youth and School Services team members

    Feb 19, 2013

    IMCOM Child Youth, and School Services Team, As you may have heard us say before, this is the best workforce the Installation Management Command has seen in 30 plus years of service. We remain inspired by the dedicated professionals in the IMCOM HQ, Regions, and the Garrisons. We have a great team and - you are a valuable and trusted member of that team.

  • New lodging facility supports CASCOM Soldiers

    Feb 19, 2013

    Maj. Gen. Larry D. Wyche, Combined Arms Support Command and Fort Lee commanding general, was joined by military and civilian leaders in cutting the ceremonial ribbon to officially open the Army's largest single structure lodge Feb. 19. Inside the seven-story facility, which is managed by the U.S. Army Installation Management Command, there are 1,000 guest rooms, a business center, an in-house laundry facility and 14 study rooms. This home away from home will primarily support students attending courses at the Army Logistics University and families during permanent change of station moves.

  • AMC's Public-Private Partnership program aims to preserve Organic Industrial Base

    Feb 20, 2013

    Conserving Capabilities: AMC's Public-Private Partnership program aims to preserve the Organic Industrial Base as operations shift to sustainment and workload requirements decrease

  • BEYA Conference creates opportunity, honors excellence

    Feb 19, 2013

    Gen. Dennis L. Via, commander, U.S. Army Materiel Command was honored Feb. 9 alongside 30 workforce leaders, engineers, scientists and educators at the 2013 Black Engineer of the Year Award Gala for contributions to science, technology, engineering and mathematics, STEM.

  • Army Space Support Team 2 returns safety home

    Feb 22, 2013

    Team delivers space-based capabilities to Warfighters

  • CG 13 senior enlisted leaders meet, mentor, motivate

    Feb 20, 2013

    Senior enlisted leaders from Thailand, the United States, Singapore, Japan, the Republic of Korea, Indonesia and Malaysia attended a team-building seminar Feb. 12-13, 2013, in Phitsanulok province, Kingdom of Thailand, during exercise Cobra Gold 2013.

  • Lifesaving awards presented to Eufaula Lake rangers, Oklahoma trooper

    Feb 19, 2013

    Oklahoma Marine Enforcement Section Trooper Danny Choate and Eufaula Lake park rangers Eric Fassio and Chris Gilliland participated in the rescue and were recently recognized for their efforts with lifesaving awards presented by Tulsa District commander Col. Michael Teague.

  • Army South hosts, mentors seventh graders at Camp Bullis

    Feb 20, 2013

    U.S. Army South hosted and mentored students from the San Antonio Academy of Texas at the Leader Reaction Course at Camp Bullis, Texas, Feb. 14, 2013.

  • First Army Senior Enlisted Aide Provides One-Of-A-Kind Service

    Feb 19, 2013

    Preparing food, cleaning the commander's quarters for visitors and planning a social for a group of distinguished guests can be a daunting task. However, Sgt. 1st Class Sophia Bulham enjoys the opportunity to provide one-of-a-kind service and apply her organizational and culinary skills as the senior enlisted aide for Lt. Gen. Mick Bednarek, First Army's commanding general. An enlisted aide assists a general officer with accomplishing their primary military and official duties. Aides are graduates of the Advanced Culinary Skills Training Course and the Enlisted Aide Training Course. It is a unique and challenging opportunity to serve with general officers.

  • US Army Pacific Commander visits Laos

    Mar 28, 2013

    Lieutenant General Francis J. Wiercinski, Commanding General of U.S. Army, Pacific (USARPAC) visited Lao P.D.R. on February 13, 2013, and met with senior officials from the Lao Ministry of Defense to discuss issues related to ongoing and future U.S -- Lao military cooperation.

  • Evaluations tell the Soldier story

    Feb 19, 2013

    FORT MEADE, Md. -- Each year, thousands of Soldiers submit promotion packets or applications for various opportunities, and many of those decisions are made while reviewing the non-commissioned officer evaluation report. For a few brief moments a board member scans the NCOER to survey a period of time in a Soldier's career to make a decision that could affect the individual's military career.

  • Rock Island Arsenal-JMTC named a Center of Excellence for foundry operations

    Feb 20, 2013

    Secretary of the Army John McHugh designated Rock Island Arsenal Joint Manufacturing and Technology Center as a Center of Industrial and Technical Excellence for Foundry operations.

  • "ROCK" Solid Support

    Feb 19, 2013

    Fort Campbell Officer group aims to groom African-American officers of the future

  • Through her experiences, Army Reserve Teen Panel member reaches out to others

    Feb 21, 2013

    As dusk falls upon Mesa, Ariz., 18-year-old Katie Harris sits in an empty hotel conference room, planning for the next day's events as one of the leaders of the Youth, Leadership, Education and Development Program, for the 200th Military Police Command.

  • Currahee DFAC three-time Best Mess Award winner

    Feb 20, 2013

    The 4th Brigade Combat Team Dining Facility was awarded the 101st Airborne Division Commanding General's Best Dining Facility or "Best Mess" of the Quarter for the third consecutive quarter, Feb. 8, 2013 at Fort Campbell, Ky.

  • Division West NCO talks Equal Opportunity

    Feb 19, 2013

    FORT HOOD, Texas -- First Army Division West is doing its part in pushing the Army's Equal Opportunity program through the ranks to Soldiers, Families and civilians.

  • USARPAC command post exercises its capabilities during Cobra Gold 2013

    Feb 20, 2013

    As a rapidly deployable headquarters element, U.S. Army Pacific's Contingency Command Post, based at Fort Shafter, Hawaii, is capable of providing command and control of small-scale contingency operations at any location throughout the Asia-Pacific region.

  • Feb. 12, 2013 -- CSA remarks to Brookings Institute

    Feb 19, 2013

    Feb. 12, 2013 -- CSA remarks to Brookings Institute

  • Fort Hood MSTC teaches Soldiers to save lives

    Feb 19, 2013

    The Medical Simulation Training Center on Fort Hood offers the Combat Lifesaver Course designed to teach Soldiers how to drastically increase the survivability of their fellow Soldiers during combat deployments.

  • Corpus Christi Army Depot prepares for potential budget cuts

    May 1, 2013

    If Congress and the White House can't reach an agreement on how to end the current budget stand off, automatic spending cuts will kick in March 2nd. The military is already bracing for huge cutbacks and U.S. defense workers like those at the Corpus Christi Army Depot could be facing furloughs or even layoffs. But the commander of CCAD says anything is possible.

  • This Week in History: 24 February 1941

    Feb 19, 2013

    Corps of Intelligence Police School Opened

  • CSPD to raise Soldier safety awareness

    Mar 15, 2013

  • Local UFC legend speaks at ASC Tactical Combatives class graduation

    Feb 19, 2013

    Retired mixed martial artist and former Ultimate Fighting Championship Welterweight Champion Pat Miletich joined the Army Sustainment Command as they recognized six Soldiers who attained Modern Army Combatives Level 2 Tactical Combatives certification Feb. 8 at Rock Island Arsenal's fitness center. Miletich spoke to the ASC Soldiers about how the MAC program has been instrumental in the development of world-class fighters and the success of the sport. The six Soldiers from ASC, Capt. Justin Bergen, Sgts. 1st Class Curtis Benjamin, Matthew Favory, and David Stephenson, Staff Sgt. Tony Reed, and Sgt. Walter Buck, achieved their certificates after a grueling two-week course that teaches advanced hand-to-hand combat techniques and builds on the philosophies and methodology of the MAC program.

  • Saluting Washington's 281st birthday

    Feb 19, 2013

    Happy birthday, Mr. President. Monday's bitter chill didn't stop thousands of people from honoring Gen. George Washington during the annual celebration marking his 281st birthday at his Mount Vernon home.

  • Utah Guard Soldiers, mountains help prep 704th MI for Afghanistan

    Feb 20, 2013

    In preparation for an upcoming deployment, Soldiers of Alpha Company, 742nd Military Intelligence Battalion, 704th Military Intelligence Brigade, traveled to Camp Williams for several weeks of training in the mountains of Utah.

  • U.S., African partners ready for Central Accord 13

    Feb 20, 2013

    Months of long-distance planning and meetings evolved in recent weeks into an in-person partnership that will launch Central Accord 13. Activity peaked in Douala, Cameroon, during the past week as American and Cameroonian military partners completed final steps for welcoming about 750 U.S. and Cameroon service members, as well as neighboring country observers, for the Feb. 20 opening ceremony.

  • Security Assistance Enterprise partners with Poland

    Feb 20, 2013

    The U.S. Army Security Assistance Command met with Polish military officials Feb. 8 to discuss current and potential future Foreign Military Sales cases with Poland.

  • Fort Leonard Wood's top garrison noncommissioned officer speaks at black history month observance

    Feb 19, 2013

    Command Sgt. Maj. Jerry Faulk, Fort Leonard Wood's garrison command sergeant major, provided the keynote speech during Fort Leonard Wood's African American/Black History Month observance Feb. 12 at the Pershing Community Center.

  • For saving life, SOC sergeant earns Soldier's Medal

    Feb 20, 2013

    A Soldier with the Army Special Operations Command was awarded the Soldier's Medal, Feb. 13, 2013, for saving the life of a civilian in Spring Lake, N.C., by pulling her from the inside of her vehicle after she'd been in an accident that left her unconscious.

  • Health officials urge dip users to plan ahead for this week's Great American Spit Out

    Feb 19, 2013

    Health officials urge dip users to plan ahead for next week's Great American Spit Out

  • Essay earns student trip to Washington, D.C.

    Feb 19, 2013

    Hohenfels Middle/High School junior Jackson Pierce earns high honors with his answer to the question "Is our Constitution still relevant."

  • Operation Slingshot aims for a smooth redeployment

    Feb 19, 2013

    The Rakkasans are on a 'slingshot' course that will lead them straight home to Fort Campbell.

  • Meet the Multanis: an American family Building Strong in Afghanistan

    Feb 19, 2013

    Husband and wife team, Balwant and Bimla Multani, have traveled the globe building infrastructure and friendships for nearly 45 years. Their latest foray into construction and camaraderie has both Multanis serving in Kandahar, Afghanistan with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

  • 44th ESB strives to enhance its NCO corps

    Feb 19, 2013

    44th Expeditionary Signal Battalion conducts Profession of Arms Week

  • Criminals use symbols to mark homes in Wiesbaden

    Feb 19, 2013

    Community members should remain vigilant to protect their homes while away

  • Eighth Army commander thanks medical personnel

    Feb 19, 2013

    The Eighth Army commander thanked Soldiers, civilians and families from the South Korea-based 65th Medical Brigade during a visit to the Brian Allgood Army Community Hospital at Yongsan Garrison, South Korea, Feb. 14, 2013.

  • Tax centers already getting refunds for customers

    Mar 1, 2013

    FAQs help customers prepare to file their 2012 taxes

  • Mountain Athlete Warrior program stresses functional fitness

    Feb 19, 2013

    Staff Sgt. Ryan Chancellor grimaced as he lifted the 135 pounds on the bar. Repetition after repetition, he performed the deadlifts. After 20 reps, he dropped the weight and picked up the 35-pound kettle bell and began his 15 swings -- "American" style -- heaving the weight until it was over his head.

  • Future Soldiers will have flexible electronics everywhere

    Feb 20, 2013

    More than 10 years ago, Army researchers saw potential in flexible displays. With nothing in the marketplace, the Army decided to change that by partnering with industry and academia to create the Flexible Display Center at Arizona State University.

  • Soldiers of 'Brigade of Choice' honored, reunite with Families after Afghan deployment

    Mar 27, 2013

    Lt. Gen. Jeffrey W. Talley, Chief of Army Reserve and Commanding General of the U.S. Army Reserve Command, thanks the Soldiers of 411th Engineer Brigade, 412th Theater Engineer Command, for their service in support of Operation Enduring Freedom during a Welcome Home Warriors Ceremony Feb. 9, 2013, in New Windsor, N.Y.

  • Super Bowl party thrills service members

    Feb 19, 2013

    As Super Bowl XLVII was held in New Orleans, U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan threw a party for service members, families and civilians at the R&R Bar and Grill, Feb.4.

  • OPMG Organization Chart

    Apr 14, 2014

    OPMG Organization Chart


    Jun 26, 2013


  • Soldiers Update

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers in Baumholder Germany are trained by German marksmen on the firing range.

  • Texas native relinquishes command of Mississippi Army Reserve unit

    Feb 18, 2013

    Lt. Col. Leslie Teague, outgoing commander of Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 412th Theater Engineer Command, passes the guidon to Brig. Gen. Douglas R. Satterfield, deputy commanding general of 412th TEC, signifying the return of the responsibility of which he was entrusted upon assuming command two years ago, in a ceremony held Feb. 9, 2013 at the George A. Morris Army Reserve Center in Vicksburg, Miss. Teague, a native of the Lone Star State, relinquished command to 1st Lt. Carolyn Hawkins and thanked his noncommissioned officers for their outstanding support throughout the years.

  • Military Corrections System Level II and Level III Definition Change.

    Mar 22, 2013

    Military Corrections System Level II and Level III Definition Change.

  • MP professional law enforcement credentialing

    Mar 22, 2013

    MP professional law enforcement credentialing

  • A Presidents' Day Message

    Feb 18, 2013

    The Assistant Secretary of the Army (Acquisition, Logistics & Technology) (ASA(ALT)) sends a message to the ASA(ALT) family.

  • Fields earns Commander's Award for Civilian Service

    Feb 18, 2013

    Sherri A. Fields was awarded the Commander's Award for Civilian Service by Col. Mark A. Paget, 401st Army Field Support Brigade commander, during an awards ceremony at brigade headquarters Feb. 18.

  • 2nd Brigade support battalions start nine-month mission in Paktika

    Feb 17, 2013

    FORWARD OPERATING BASE SHARANA, Afghanistan (Feb. 15, 2013) -- Three task forces assigned to 2/10 Security Forces Assistance Brigade, 10th Mountain Division, held transfer of authority ceremonies at Forward Operating Base Sharana and FOB Rushmore Feb. 10, 11 and12.

  • Afghan brigade in the lead for security in Paktika

    Feb 17, 2013

    FORWARD OPERATING BASE SHARANA, Afghanistan (Feb. 15, 2014) -- Key leaders from the 2/203rd Brigade, Afghan National Army, the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kan., and Task Force "Commandos," 2/10 Security Forces Assistance Brigade, 10th Mountain Division, Forward Operating Base, Sharana, attended a Transfer of Authority ceremony held at Forward Operating Base Thunder, Feb. 13.

  • The Morning Patrol

    Feb 16, 2013

    Troopers from 2nd Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment conduct a dismounted patrol at the National Training Center, Fort Irwin. Calif. 14FEB13. Photo by Specialist Adam Hoppe, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment Public Affairs/ Released.

  • Texas, Missouri programs crowned air rifle champs

    Feb 19, 2013

    After holding leads after weekend competition, Killeen and Ozark high schools claim victory in the sporter and precision divisions, respectively, after Army JROTC Air Rifle Championships.

  • Diet, disordered eating, or eating disorder?

    Feb 2, 2014

    While eating disorders may begin with preoccupations with food and weight, they are most often the result of complex conditions that arise from a combination of long-standing behavioral, biological, emotional, psychological, interpersonal, and social factors.

  • Indulge in Moderation for Your Heart's Health

    Feb 2, 2014

    Is it too much to ask for a yummy dessert that is equally good for the body? The answer is NO! It is not too much to ask for! Chocolate, especially dark chocolate, is a popular ingredient in desserts and contains properties that can improve your heart health.

  • Local Army radiologist outperforms Ivy-League peers at national radiological conference

    Feb 2, 2014

    A General Leonard Wood Army Community Hospital radiologist ranked second in competitive diagnosis of over 50 different unknown cases at medical diagnostic competitions in Chicago recently. Maj. Mustafa Ali-Khan, officer in charge of Radiology here, who took second place in his category among nearly 25,000 radiologists at the 2012 Radiological Society of North America conference, was also among the top three radiological performers.

  • Alaska's Top 40 includes Army civilian employees

    Feb 21, 2013

    Two civilian leaders from the United States Army Garrison Fort Wainwright were named as part of the "Top Forty under 40" by the Alaskan Journal of Commerce Feb. 1, according to Morris Media Network Management.

  • Sequestration could mean delayed redeployment for Soldiers in Afghanistan

    Feb 19, 2013

    The lack of an appropriations bill coupled with sequestration could eventually translate to Soldiers being delayed in their redeployment home from Afghanistan, the Army's chief of staff said.

  • Other Cadets aren't only opponent at JROTC rifle meet

    Feb 15, 2013

    The Army JROTC Air Rifle Championships got under way Friday. Killeen (Texas) High School and Ozark (Mo.) High School hold leads in the sporter and precision divisions, respectively.

  • From my perspective

    Feb 15, 2013

    A military child enjoys Military Appreciation Night Feb. 8 at the i-wireless Center in Moline, Ill.

  • HI veterinary clinics scheduled for much-needed facelift in '13

    Feb 15, 2013

    HONOLULU -- Much-needed changes are coming to the veterinary treatment facilities at Fort Shafter and Schofield Barracks.

  • Common Operating Environment assists Army modernization

    Feb 19, 2013

    As the Army matures its Agile Process, steps are being taken to align systems engineering and integration in an effort to project and synchronize trends in technology and standards across Army programs.

  • Sustaining the Army of 2020

    Feb 27, 2013

    After a decade of sustained conflict, the U.S. military must reposition itself to engage a world that has substantially changed since the terrorist attacks of 2001. With the conclusion of the Iraq war and a target of 2014 to withdraw from Afghanistan, the U.S. military is focusing on reshaping its force structure and preventing conflicts in other parts of the world, most notably the Far East. The Army must adapt to meet these evolving requirements.

  • Soldiers should check tuition assistance status for their schools

    Feb 19, 2013

    Effective March 1, 2013, Soldiers will no longer receive tuition assistance if their college or university has not signed the Defense Department's "Voluntary Education Partnership" Memorandum of Understanding.

  • Corps continues with Table Rock Lake master plan revision, completes scoping report

    Feb 15, 2013

    The Army Corps of Engineers Little Rock district, recently completed the Table Rock Lake Master Plan scoping report compiled from comments received during the public comment period and from workshops held in late 2012.

  • Vice Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Lloyd Austin Army Career and Alumni Program PSA

    Feb 15, 2013

    Gen. Lloyd Austin, Vice Chief of Staff of the Army, discusses the new process for Soldiers transitioning off active duty, and assistance provided by the U.S. Army Career and Alumni Program.

  • Goniometry, Enciphering, Deciphering and the Father of Cryptology

    Feb 15, 2013

    In the 1886 annual report by Chief Signal Officer Benjamin F. Fisher, he envisioned the Signal Corps not only providing communications, but also acting as the military intelligence bureau. This exact scenario never played out, but intelligence and cryptanalysis were significant parts of CECOM's organizational heritage, especially during the WW I.

  • Military Saves

    Feb 15, 2013

    Financial readiness is part of being ready and resilient. Good personal financial planning will help you and your family navigate deployments and economic downturns. The memorandum provides resource links to assist you in your planning efforts.

  • Tax season

    Feb 15, 2013

  • 214th Fires Brigade receives Army safety awards

    Feb 15, 2013

  • 'Gut Check' tests skills, toughness

    Jan 6, 2014

  • Fort Bragg team wins for Camp Patriot

    Feb 15, 2013

    For the Fort Bragg Patriots, there's no place like home. Storming out to 3-1 lead in the first period, the Patriots never looked back as they captured their first victory of the team's inaugural season over the Fort Benning, Ga. hockey team Feb. 8, at the Crown Coliseum in Fayetteville, N.C.

  • Long haul saves money, transfers equipment

    Feb 15, 2013

  • Home delivery prescriptions now available at Fort Bragg

    Feb 15, 2013

    Home delivery perscriptions are now available at Womack Army Medical Center. Home delivery is best suited for medications taken on a regular basis. A patient may receive up to a 90-day supply of medications and in most cases there is no co-pay. There is a $9 co-pay for brand name medications and a $25 co-pay for non-formulary medications. Also, prescriptions are delivered with free standard shipping, and refills can be ordered easily online, by phone, or by mail. Home delivery also provides convenient notifications about order status, refill reminders, and assistance in renewing expired prescriptions.

  • Belvoir youth learn self-defense skills while building confidence

    Feb 15, 2013

    Eighteen young martial artists participated in an intense, physically demanding jujitsu training class Saturday at the Markham School Age Center. The session, part of Fort Belvoir's Child, Youth and School Services' martial arts program, encompasses a variety of self-defense disciplines and techniques, including Japanese jujutsu, Kodokan judo, bully-proofing and Gracie Brazilian jiu-jitsu, according to lead instructor Dave De Atley.

  • SecArmy finds cost-effective training at Fort Sill

    Feb 19, 2013

    Secretary of the Army John McHugh was briefed on how the Fires Center of Excellence uses different training environments to be more cost effective after a visit here, Feb. 6-7.

  • Revised disability evaluation system improves process for transitioning Soldiers

    Feb 19, 2013

    A commission created to ensure of the proper care and processing of the nation's wounded warriors led to the analysis and revamping of veteran's healthcare system and included a closer look and integration between the Department of Defense and the U.S. Department of Veterans' Affairs to create the Integrated Disability Evaluation System.

  • Belvoir bowler makes history with perfect game

    Feb 15, 2013

    A Fort Belvoir bowler recently placed her name in the Bowling Center's record books as the first female to bowl a perfect 300 game in the facility's history. Marie Anderson, a member of the Castle "First Ladies" and the Belvoir Officers' Spouses' Club league teams, cleared the pins in every frame during a match Jan. 14, a feat that left teammates and spectators in awe.

  • Servicemembers celebrate daughters at winter ball

    Feb 15, 2013

    Soldiers, Marines, Sailors, Airmen and Coastguardsmen celebrated and honored their daughters during the third annual Father-Daughter Winter Ball Friday at the Fort Belvoir Officers' Club. Fathers and male guardians joined their young ladies in kindergarten through sixth grade for a full evening of dancing, pictures and food.

  • Bloggers

    Feb 15, 2013

  • SHARP hotline provides security, comfort to victims

    Mar 29, 2013

    There's always a safe haven for victims of sexual harassment and assault. One is Fort Belvoir's 24/7 confidential hotline, (703) 740-7029, dedicated to providing consultations, referrals and additional forms of assistance.

  • New Parent Support Program provides care to Families

    Feb 15, 2013

    Families seeking assistance in raising newborns and infants should consider using the Army Community Services' New Parent Support Program. The New Parent Support program is a professional team of nurses and social workers who help Families learn new skills and improve current abilities.

  • Fort Report 2013 All Army Boxing Camp Opens

    Feb 15, 2013

    In this Fort Report, U.S. Army athletes are at Fort Huachuca, Arizona to compete for a spot on the 2013 All Army Boxing Team.

  • Fort Belvoir shines again during Combined Federal Campaign

    Feb 15, 2013

    The U.S. Army Garrison Fort Belvoir, its tenant organizations and their key workers celebrated the success of the 2012 Combined Federal Campaign at the Community Center during an awards ceremony Feb. 7. The garrison and its partners raised more than $115,000 to give to various charitable organizations throughout the United States.

  • IMCOM Presidents Day Message

    Feb 15, 2013

    The U.S. Army Installation Management Command puts tremendous effort into leadership development. Inspired leadership at every level, across IMCOM, is our strength. Inspired leadership builds confidence in an organization and enables units to persevere through adversity and challenges. This month we honor two pivotal figures who displayed inspired leadership.

  • 470th MI Brigade program accentuates language proficiency

    Feb 15, 2013

    Cryptologic linguists must know a foreign language before becoming part of the 470th Military Intelligence Brigade, but they must maintain and improve their language proficiency while they are assigned to it. And the brigade's Command Language Program helps to ensure that.