Archive: Feb 2013

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  • Wiesbaden Army Lodge supervisor best Army-wide

    Feb 12, 2013

    WIESBADEN, Germany - There must be something in the water in Wiesbaden that breeds excellence. After a host of accomplishments in the past two years -- Housing Manager of the Year, Installation Management Command Stalwart Runner-Up, Army Community of Excellence Gold and Sustainment Awards and IMCOM-E Youth of the Year Runner Up among other honors, the U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden can now also celebrate having the best Army Lodging Supervisor of the Year.

  • Energy audit: IMCOM works with garrison to find ways to conserve

    Feb 12, 2013

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Just as individuals play a role in saving energy, organizations also have ways of better using available resources. That's one of the reasons why the Army's Installation Management Command regularly audits installations to see how energy use is monitored, to eliminate inefficiencies and to seek ways to reduce costs.

  • 35th Signal Brigade showcases technology for students

    Feb 13, 2013

    Fort Gordon, Ga., service members have long made an active and positive contribution in the Central Savannah River Area, and 35th Signal Brigade Soldiers continued that tradition during a recent community outing.

  • 67th Signal Battalion starts nine-month deployment

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    Family and friends greeted more than 290 soldiers assigned to the 67th Signal Battalion (Expeditionary), 35th Signal Brigade, Jan. 2 during a departure ceremony held at Gym 3 at Fort Gordon, Ga.

  • 35th Signal Brigade trains coast-to-coast during FTX

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    The 35th Signal Brigade soldiers continued training to become experts in their field and masters of the fundamentals during a field training exercise from Jan. 28 to Feb. 1 at Fort Gordon, Ga., Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., and Fort Bragg, N.C.

  • Blind ambition: Officer making a difference at Gonzaga

    Feb 14, 2013

    Capt. Scotty Smiley lost his sight following an explosion in Iraq. He wondered whether he would be able to continue serving his country. Today, as an assistant professor of military science at Gonzaga University, he is showing future leaders how to succeed.

  • Ribbon cutting for new Statham Army Reserve Center

    Feb 12, 2013

    The 81st Regional Support Command hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for a new Army Reserve Center in Statham, Ga., on February 9, 2013.

  • Falcon vehicle maintenance

    Feb 12, 2013

  • War of 1812 bicentennial: Fort Meigs

    Mar 14, 2013

    Following the loss of Detroit in August 1812 and the defeat at Frenchtown in January 1813, the western Ohio frontier lay open to attacks by the British and its Native American allies.

  • Sgt. Caquan Palmer -- Hurricane Sandy Survivor & Volunteer

    Feb 12, 2013

    Sgt. Caquan "Cue" Palmer of the 9th Engineer Battalion, middle, documents Hurricane Sandy damage in a New York structure. He served as a team leader in an emergency response organization to help the victims of Hurricane Sandy--this, during a time of personal anguish and crisis.

  • Same-sex couples can claim new benefits by October

    Feb 12, 2013

    Military members and retirees with same-sex partners will qualify for up to 24 new benefits under policy changes Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta announced Feb. 11, 2013.

  • USACE volunteers build walkway, make moving around easier for Wounded Warriors at KAF

    Feb 25, 2013

    American Wounded Warriors who can be rehabilitated in Afghanistan may receive care at the Warrior Recovery Center. At the facility, medical professionals provide short-term, comprehensive care, including Mild Traumatic Brain Injury/Concussive Care, Combat Stress Management, Musculoskeletal Care and Behavioral Healthcare. Although a modern, well-appointed facility, it was in need of some construction upgrades. Enter the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers with a solution. USACE volunteers quickly built a safe and sturdy wooden walkway Feb. 9, so patients can travel more easily to and from the various buildings at the center.

  • Kiowa Warrior helicopters take a trip

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers from 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, Task Force Destiny, pose in the mouth of an Antonov AN-124 cargo plane after loading OH-58D Kiowa Warrior helicopters at Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan, Feb. 8, 2013. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Duncan Brennan, 101st CAB public affairs)

  • Kiowa Warrior helicopters take a trip

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    Soldiers from 2nd Squadron, 17th Cavalry Regiment load an OH-58D Kiowa Warrior helicopter into the cargo bay of an Antonov AN-124 cargo plane tail first to fit in between aircraft already loaded onboard at Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan, Feb. 8, 2013. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Duncan Brennan, 101st CAB public affairs)

  • Kiowa Warrior helicopters take a trip

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers from 2nd Squadron, 17th Cavalry Regiment ensure safe conduct while loading an OH-58D Kiowa Warrior helicopter onto an Antonov AN-124 cargo plane at Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan, Feb. 8, 2013. Safety is paramount when moving heavy object in tight spaces to avoid injuries. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Duncan Brennan, 101st CAB public affairs)

  • Kiowa Warrior helicopters take a trip

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers from 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, Task Force Destiny maneuver an OH-58D Kiowa Warrior helicopter into the space between two other Kiowas already loaded onto an Antonov AN-124 cargo plane at Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan, Feb. 7, 2013. Loading cargo onto an aircraft is a team effort ensuring the safety of the Soldiers loading the cargo. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Duncan Brennan, 101st CAB public affairs)

  • Kiowa Warrior helicopters take a trip

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers from 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, Task Force Destiny maintain the balance of an OH-58D Kiowa Warrior helicopter while pushing it into position in the cargo bay of an Antonov AN-124 cargo plane at Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan, Feb. 7, 2013. Soldiers work as a team to prevent injuries or damage the helicopters or cargo aircraft. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Duncan Brennan, 101st CAB public affairs)

  • Kiowa Warrior helicopters take a trip

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers from 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, Task Force Destiny observe while an OH-58D Kiowa Warrior helicopter is towed up the cargo ramp of an Antonov AN-124 cargo plane at Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan, Feb. 7, 2013. Soldiers maintain safety while conducting cargo operations. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Duncan Brennan, 101st CAB public affairs)

  • Kiowa Warrior helicopters take a trip

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers from 2nd Squadron, 17th Cavalry Regiment prepare to load an OH-58D Kiowa Warrior helicopter onto an Antonov AN-124 cargo plane at Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan, Feb. 7, 2013. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Duncan Brennan, 101st CAB public affairs)

  • Kiowa Warrior helicopters take a trip

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers from 2nd Squadron, 17th Cavalry Regiment pull an OH-58D Kiowa Warrior helicopter into position to be loaded on an Antonov AN-124 cargo plane at Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan, Feb. 7, 2013. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Duncan Brennan, 101st CAB public affairs)

  • Kiowa Warrior Helicopters take a trip

    Nov 30, -0001

    OH-58D Kiowa Warrior helicopters stand in the snow awaiting transport at Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan, Feb. 3, 2013. (U.S. Army photo illustration by Sgt. Duncan Brennan, 101st CAB public affairs)

  • TEDD handler, dog go on first mission together

    Feb 12, 2013

    After hours of climbing over the rugged grape rows of Afghanistan in search of a weapons cache, Pfc. Franklin Sena and his platoon heard the familiar sound of small-arms fire coming at them.

  • Afghan EOD technician works toward qualification

    Feb 12, 2013

    Afghan Border Police explosive ordnance disposal technicians are one step closer to being qualified after a joint training validation event with U.S. Air Force EOD technicians, Feb. 5, 2013, at Forward Operating Base Spin Boldak, Afghanistan.

  • Yongsan hosts elementary school camp participants' visit

    Feb 11, 2013

    Korean elementary school children visited U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan as a part of Global Leadership Development Program camp organized by Geukdong University, Feb. 1.

  • The Function Fitness Challenge

    Feb 11, 2013

    Two Soldiers from the 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade recently learned how to bring the advantages of functional fitness to their fellow Soldiers in a train-the-trainer CrossFit certification class Jan. 15-16 at U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan, South Korea.

  • President awards Medal of Honor to hero of COP Keating

    Feb 12, 2013

    President Barack Obama placed the Medal of Honor around the neck of former Army Staff Sgt. Clinton Romesha during a ceremony Feb. 11, 2013, in the East Room of the White House.

  • Fort Sam Museum moving to new home at historic Quadrangle

    Feb 11, 2013

    The Fort Sam Houston Museum is getting a new home. The museum is slated to move to the east side of the U.S. Army North's historic Quadrangle in the fall and reopen in January 2014; it is currently housed at 1210 Stanley Rd. The new museum will take up almost the entire east wing of the structure. Renovation is scheduled to begin the end of February.

  • Huntsville Center workers capture contracting awards

    Feb 11, 2013

    Several contracting professionals at the Engineering and Support Center-Huntsville received awards during the 2013 Secretary of the Army Awards for Excellence in Contracting ceremony Jan. 28 in El Paso, Texas.

  • Huntsville Center engineers have Strong mentor

    Feb 11, 2013

    For Huntsville native William Strong, 1972 was a tumultuous year, as it was for many blacks living in Alabama. However, there was a silver lining to the dark cloud of racial tension still evident in the Deep South. It was the year he began working at what was then Huntsville Division.

  • JTF-51 puts new spin on hurricane preparation

    Feb 11, 2013

    Joint Task Force-51, which serves as U.S. Army North's rapidly deployable command post, has a large stake in hurricane season; the joint task force conducted a hurricane response exercise Feb. 4-8 at Camp Bullis.

  • 'Garryowen' helps boy become Cavalry Soldier for a day

    Feb 12, 2013

    Deciding on a career can be a difficult decision some make very late in life, but for 9-year-old Neil Sawh of Houston, there's nothing he wants more than to be a Soldier.

  • ASC Soldier drops puck at Military Appreciation Night

    Feb 11, 2013

    Recent Army Sustainment Command Sergeant Audie Murphy Club inductee, Sgt. 1st Class Matthew Favory, was honored as the ceremonial puck dropper for the Quad City Mallards hockey game against the Bloomington Blaze at the i wireless Center in Moline, Ill., Feb. 8.

  • Wounded Warriors find peace, enjoyment at hunting event

    Feb 12, 2013

    Twenty-eight wounded warriors spent the weekend hunting in the woods of Elliott Lake at Red River Army Depot, Texas, Dec. 14-16, 2012.

  • Tripler Blood Donor Center holds annual recognition ceremony, thanks donors

    Feb 11, 2013

    January was National Blood Donor Month, a time when the Armed Services Blood Program donor centers take the time to recognize the dedicated people who support the military blood program worldwide.

  • Black Jack Brigade Combat Engineers train on Talon Robot

    Feb 11, 2013

    Radio News Story - Looking remarkably like a toy the talon robot is actually a very effective tool Black Jack Brigade combat engineers use downrange in their route clearing missions. Combat engineers spend a tremendous amount of time clearing roadways for convoys and combat missions. Keeping their skills sharp Black Jack engineers are training on the Talon robot.

  • Cone talks budget cuts, impacts to TRADOC mission, workforce

    Feb 13, 2013

    Gen. Robert W. Cone, commanding general of U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, hosted a town hall forum to share information directly with the TRADOC civilian workforce, Feb. 7, 2013, at Jacob's Theater on Fort Eustis, Va.

  • Black Jack Brigade Engineers train on Talon Robots

    Mar 4, 2013

    Video News Package - Looking remarkably like a toy the talon robot is actually a very effective tool Black Jack Brigade combat engineers use downrange in their route clearing missions. Combat engineers spend a tremendous amount of time clearing roadways for convoys and combat missions. Keeping their skills sharp Black Jack engineers are training on the Talon robot.

  • California Guardsman claims top honors at Small Arms Championship

    Feb 12, 2013

    Sgt. 1st Class Geoffrey Applegate won the overall individual championship, ending the reign of the competition's four-time defending champion and putting an exclamation point on an outstanding two-week run at the U.S. Army Small Arms Championship.

  • Army Corps of Engineers judges local science fair

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    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers provided professionals to help judge the local Feb. 6 Frederick County Science Fair.

  • 'Iron Eagles' receive first aircraft

    Feb 12, 2013

    Roaring booms of powerful helicopter engines announced the arrival of the first 4th Combat Aviation Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters at Butts Army Airfield on Fort Carson, Colo., Jan. 20, 2013.

  • Clinton Romesha is awarded the Medal of Honor

    Feb 11, 2013

    Former active duty Army Staff Sergeant Clinton Romesha was awarded the Medal of Honor from President Obama at the White House on February 11, 2013.

  • U.S. Army TSO Office Launches with Immediate Impact

    Feb 11, 2013

    An overview of the new U.S. Army Transition Strategic Outreach (TSO) office...under the TAGD / HRC / ARMY G-1 Chain of Command. Includes information on the TSO "Fusion Cell," H2H.Jobs, the VOW Act, the "Army Talent Pipeline," and Guidance for Corps Commanders.

  • Rapid Equipping Force bringing 'solutions to battlefield'

    Feb 12, 2013

    The Army's Rapid Equipping Force launched a website two weeks ago to solicit ideas and input from Soldiers, industry and tinkerers.

  • Brothers man helicopters for Polk's USAAAD

    Feb 11, 2013

    Being stationed with a Family member while in the Army is often times a difficult task. True, the Army does its best to assign husbands and wives to the same post -- or at least in the same vicinity -- but a tour with a sibling is next to impossible. That task becomes even more difficult if the siblings have the same job -- particularly if the number of Soldiers who do that job Army-wide is small. You can therefore understand the elation felt by Chief Warrant Officer 3 Matt DeGroot and his younger brother, Chief Warrant Officer 2 Ben DeGroot when they received orders to Fort Polk after tours in Afghanistan. That elation grew even more when the helicopter pilots were assigned to the same company -- U.S. Army Air Ambulance Detachment, 5th Aviation Battalion.

  • Soldier Hero represents 470th MI Brigade at All-American Bowl

    Feb 11, 2013

    Chief Warrant Officer-2 Jason Bailey of the 204th Military Intelligence Battalion represented the 470th Military Intelligence Brigade at the 2013 U.S. Army All-American Bowl as a Soldier Hero.

  • Army's virtual recruiting team receives some 200 applications per day

    Feb 12, 2013

    Most people know the Army has hundreds of recruiting centers across the United States, but few realize there is also a Virtual Recruiting Center tucked inside the Recruiting Command headquarters, sifting through an average of 233 enlistment applications per day.

  • A day in the life of a Guardsman

    Feb 11, 2013

    Members of the Puerto Rico Army National Guard conducted training in the areas of water purification, diving and deploying and maneuvering the over water Improved Ribbon Bridge Unit.

  • Surgeon General's Presidents' Day Holiday Safety Message

    Feb 11, 2013

    The national holiday, Presidents' Day, was originally a commemoration of George Washington's birthday. America's first president was born on February 22, 1732. After Washington's death, our Nation began celebrating his birthday as a way to remember his life and his contributions to establishing America's independence.

  • Chapel Next For Generation X

    Nov 30, -0001

    It's rare to walk into a Sunday church service and see an American cover band in place of traditional choir singers. SPC Shawnna Hardin tells us about a chaplain from the 21st Theater Sustainment Command who gives a whole new meaning to the phrase "contemporary worship".

  • 'Vanguard' couples renew wedding vows

    Feb 11, 2013

    Twenty-one couples from 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Third Infantry Division, renewed their wedding vows during a "Coin and Covenant" ceremony, Feb. 7, at the Fort Stewart Main Post Chapel. The couples in attendance ranged from newlyweds married for four months, to a couple married for 32 years, and spanned the ranks of private to field grade officer.

  • Soldiers, Marines test-drive 2013 Washington D.C., Auto Show

    Feb 11, 2013

    While automotive floor specialists introduced the latest in rear-end safety cameras and explained horsepower and fuel economy, Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall servicemembers eyeballed more than 700 late-model offerings at the 2013 Washington D.C. Auto Show.

  • 2CR Troops learn Pashto, Dari to get cultural understanding, prepare for deployment

    Feb 11, 2013

    Each year at any given moment there are thousands of U.S. Army Troops fulfilling military duties in over 150 countries worldwide. A great way for a Soldier to get an understanding about the culture in a region they are serving in would be to have the ability to speak the local language. Troops with 2nd Cavalry Regiment have taken a language course as a part of their endeavor to do just that.

  • CSM James Wills Command Sergeant Major, 80th Training Command

    Apr 12, 2013

    CSM James Wills enlisted into the U.S. Army in 1984. He was born in Beckley, West Virginia. During his previous 27-years of service, CSM Wills has served in a variety of professionally rewarding and developmental positions across the Army in the operating and generating force.

  • CASCOM supports April's Sexual Assault Awareness Month

    Feb 11, 2013

    Col. Aimee L. Kominiak, 23rd Quartermaster Brigade commanding officer, U.S. Army Quartermaster School, shared her personal thoughts on leadership dealing with sexual harassment during an interview Feb. 8.

  • Armed services discuss disaster relationship, support during symposium

    Feb 11, 2013

    Emergencies resulting from disasters are varied in nature and culminate in a number of destructive natural events disrupting the lives of American citizens. Recently, a symposium held at Fort McCoy addressed the issues and means of the Defense Support of Civil Authorities (DSCA) process. More than 100 representatives from the National Guard, Army Reserve, Air Force Reserve, Navy Reserve and Marine Corps Reserve attended.

  • Hypothermia: The sneaky threat

    Feb 11, 2013

    Outdoor activities in winter are fun for the entire Family, but they can be risky if one chooses to ignore the rules of cold weather.

  • Asymmetric Warfare Group Begins Construction 3-building complex

    Feb 11, 2013

    Fort Meade continues to grow as the Asymmetric Warfare Group prepares for the construction of a three-building complex that will feature a headquarters facility, visitor control center, and a vehicle maintenance and motor pool.

  • World savvy fourth-grader wins Netzaberg Geography Bee

    Feb 11, 2013

    Almost 200 students test their physical and cultural geography during Netzaberg Elementary School's annual Geography Bee

  • Two Soldiers proud to take part in annual fundraiser

    Feb 11, 2013

    Staff Sgt. Kirston Smith, 781st Military Intelligence Battalion, 780th MI Brigade, quickly retreats from the icy waters of the Chesapeake Bay after taking the plunge at the 17th Annual Maryland State Police Polar Bear Plunge on Jan. 26 at Sandy Point State Park in Annapolis. Smith, along with another 781st MI NCO and family members, participated in the event to raise money for Special Olympics Maryland

  • Staff Sgt. Clinton L. Romesha spotlight graphic (medium)

    Feb 11, 2013

    Staff Sgt. Clinton L. Romesha spotlight graphic (medium)

  • Young artist's work captures life as a military child

    Feb 11, 2013

    Lauren Sink's artwork is chosen for high honors with the Military Child Education Coalition.

  • Staff Sgt. Clinton L. Romesha spotlight graphics

    Feb 11, 2013

    Staff Sgt. Clinton L. Romesha spotlight graphics

  • National Guard troops in New England respond to massive blizzard

    Feb 11, 2013

    Citizen-Soldiers in the Northeast were assisting state authorities Feb. 9, 2013, in the aftermath of Nemo, the giant snowstorm that killed at least five people, left 650,000 without power and resulted in the cancellation of about 5,300 flights.

  • Yesterday's Sergeants Major, Today's Chaplains

    Feb 14, 2013

    CAMP ARIFJAN, Kuwait--With a combined total of 60 years of service, two former reserve component sergeants major are currently serving as chaplains and both are deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait. Of the Soldiers who enlist in the Army, very few reach the rank of sergeant major. In the history of the Army only two sergeants major have become chaplains.

  • "Wagonmasters" help celebrate hospital anniversary

    Feb 11, 2013

    Being a child is supposed to be an easy part of one's life. School, homework, playing with friends and what's on TV that night is all one should have to worry about. Unfortunately, that is not always the case.

  • Yesterday's Sergeants Major, Today's Chaplains

    Feb 14, 2013

    CAMP ARIFJAN, Kuwait--With a combined total of 60 years of service, two former reserve component sergeants major are currently serving as chaplains and both are deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait. Of the Soldiers who enlist in the Army, very few reach the rank of sergeant major. In the history of the Army only two sergeants major have become chaplains.

  • 'Nothing but bulls'

    Feb 11, 2013

    Vilseck Lady Falcons are competing this week at the Junior ROTC Air Rifle National Championships

  • Four 7th CSC units change command

    Feb 11, 2013

    New leaders assumed command of four 7th Civil Support Command, 21st Theater Sustainment Command, units during separate ceremonies in January.

  • USAREUR CSM stresses fitness, discipline and training

    Feb 11, 2013

    United States Army Europe's top noncommissioned officer expects all Soldiers to be fit, disciplined and well trained and expects leaders to enforce those standards.

  • Foundation of honor, respect helps army staff sergeant reconstruct mortuary collection point

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    When Staff Sgt. Cesar Rodriguez left Moca, Puerto Rico, to deploy with the 393rd Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, U.S. Army Reserve, he knew he had an important job to do. As a mortuary affairs specialist, Rodriguez doesn't just handle human remains-the families of fallen soldiers entrust him to care for their loved ones and treat them with dignity and respect as they transition home from combat.

  • Logisticians of the Army Material Command hold a briefing about retrograde in Zabul province

    Feb 11, 2013

    Eight representatives of the Army Materiel Command held a briefing to discuss retrograde and reset operations in Zabul Province on Feb. 8 at Forward Operating Base Apache, Afghanistan.

  • 21st TSC hosts Sergeant Audie Murphy, Sergeant Morales Club induction ceremony

    Feb 11, 2013

    Soldiers from throughout the Kaiserslautern Military Community were inducted into the Sergeant Audie Murphy Club and Sergeant Morales Club during a ceremony hosted by the 21st Theater Sustainment Command at the Galaxy Theater on the Vogelweh Military Complex, Feb. 1.

  • 21st TSC wins five Army legal service awards

    Feb 11, 2013

    Four 21st Theater Sustainment Command legal service centers won five Army level awards for excellence in claims and legal assistance for fiscal 2011.

  • 7th CSC's 773rd CST goes 'back to school'

    Feb 11, 2013

    Chemicals, formulas and flames were the focus of 18 Soldiers from the 7th Civil Support Command's 773rd Civil Support Team and more than a dozen Kaiserslautern High School freshmen who met as part of the ongoing 21st Theater Sustainment Command's mentorship program, Jan. 28-29 and Jan. 31.

  • ANA moves toward independent operations

    Feb 10, 2013

    KANDAHAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan -- The Afghan National Army (ANA) forces working as partners with the 1433rd Engineer Company are now conducting independent route clearance operations as part of their normal duties to keep roads safer in Afghanistan.

  • DOD leaders see 401st retrograde operations while sustaining critical systems in theater

    Feb 19, 2013

    Department of Defense officials for acquisition, technology and logistics and program support visited the 401st Army Field Support Brigade to observe how the brigade leverages resources to retrograde equipment while sustaining critical systems.

  • Mentors provide special attention to children of the fallen

    Feb 11, 2013

    Employees of the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command, mentored children of fallen service members, while having fun Mardi Gras style, at Redstone Arsenal, Ala., Feb. 9, 2013.

  • National Guard troops in New England respond to massive blizzard

    Feb 9, 2013

    ARLINGTON, Va. (2/9/13) -- Citizen-Soldiers in the Northeast were assisting state authorities Saturday in the aftermath of Nemo, the giant snowstorm that killed at least four people, left 650,000 without power and resulted in the cancellation of about 5,300 flights.

  • Medal of Honor spotlight graphics

    Feb 9, 2013

    Medal of Honor spotlight graphic

  • Soldiers assess progress at border crossing

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    Soldiers with Security Force Assistance Team Liberty and A Battery, 2nd Battalion, 12th Field Artillery Regiment walk from the customs yard near the Afghanistan-Pakistan Border near Spin Boldak, Afghanistan Feb. 5 here. The soldiers were conducting a progress assessment and documenting construction being done by the Afghanistan Government to enhance flow through the border crossing. (U.S. Army Photo Staff Sgt. Shane Hamann, 102nd Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

  • Soldiers assess progress at border crossing

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    Soldiers with Security Force Assistance Team Liberty, conduct a check of the customs yard near the Afghanistan-Pakistan Border near Spin Boldak, Afghanistan Feb. 5 here. The SFAT team is comprised of soldiers from the 56th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Texas Army National Guard, and work closely with the Afghan Border Police. (U.S. Army Photo Staff Sgt. Shane Hamann, 102nd Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

  • Soldiers receive honors

    Nov 30, -0001

    Lt. Col. Thomas M. Feltey, commander of Combined Task Force 2-23 (2nd Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment), from Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., presents soldiers from Blackfoot Company with Army Achievement Medals and unit coins for exceptional performance during the first 90 days of the unit's deployment to Spin Boldak, Afghanistan Feb 8. CTF 2-23 supports the Afghan National Security Forces in the Spin Boldak district of Afghanistan. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael Needham, 102nd Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

  • Military Working Dog handler re-enlists

    Nov 30, -0001

    Sgt. Shawn A. Thomas re-enlisted for four years, while serving as a Military Working Dog handler in Kandahar, Afghanistan, Feb. 8, 2013. Thomas's re-enlisting officer was Maj. Gen. Robert "Abe" Abrams, Third Infantry Division and Regional Command (South) commanding general.(U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Ashley Bell)

  • Military Working Dog handler re-enlists

    Nov 30, -0001

    1st Lt. Gina Lane, a JVB action officer, spends time with the Military Working Dogs during a re-enlistment ceremony for Sgt. Shawn A. Thomas at RC-S, Feb. 8, 2013. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Ashley Bell)

  • Military Working Dog handler re-enlists

    Nov 30, -0001

    Sgt. Shawn A. Thomas stands with his re-enlisting officer Maj. Gen. Robert "Abe" Abrams, Third Infantry Division and Regional Command (South) commanding general, and his military working dog "Crock" at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, Feb. 8, 2013. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Ashley Bell)

  • Military Working Dog handler re-enlists

    Nov 30, -0001

    Sgt. Shawn A. Thomas stands with his re-enlisting officer Maj. Gen. Robert "Abe" Abrams, Third Infantry Division and Regional Command (South) commanding general, in Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, Feb. 8, 2013. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Ashley Bell)

  • Military Working Dog handler re-enlists

    Nov 30, -0001

    Maj. Gen. Robert "Abe" Abrams, Third Infantry Division and Regional Command (South) commanding general, congratulates Sgt. Shawn A. Thomas on his re-enlistment at RC-S, Feb. 8, 2013. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Ashley Bell)

  • Military Working Dog handler re-enlists

    Nov 30, -0001

    Maj. Gen. Robert "Abe" Abrams, Third Infantry Division and Regional Command (South) commanding general, spends time with the Military Working Dogs during a re-enlistment ceremony for Sgt. Shawn A. Thomas at RC-S, Feb. 8, 2013. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Ashley Bell)

  • 569th Engineer Company transfer of authority

    Nov 30, -0001

    The 569th Engineer Company (Mobility Augmentation Company) from, Fort Carson, Colo., signaled the end of their record setting tour in Afghanistan with a transfer of authority and awards ceremony Feb. 2 here.

  • Military Appreciation Night with the Quad Cities Mallards

    Mar 4, 2013

    The Quad Cities Mallards celebrated their annual Military Appreciation Night on Feb. 8 at the iWireless Center to honor those who serve in the United States armed forces.

  • TAMC officer awarded Social Worker of the Year

    Feb 8, 2013

    Maj. Veronica Almeida from Tripler Army Medical Center was presented with the Army Social Worker of the Year award for 2012 in a department meeting, Feb. 7.

  • Army spouse, social worker sets sights on citizenship, career as Navy officer

    Feb 8, 2013

    It was only a few years ago that Malika Moretti took steps to change her life.

  • New Windsor engineers return home after successful Afghan mission

    Feb 9, 2013

    FORT BLISS, Texas -- Approximately 125 Army Reserve engineers with Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 411th Engineer Brigade, 412th Theater Engineer Command, returned home Thursday, Feb. 7, after nine months in Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

  • TAMC joins VA, community in mass casualty exercise

    Feb 12, 2013

    Tripler Army Medical Center activated its mass casualty emergency operations plan after they received word of an explosion in the Center for Aging's kitchen, Feb. 5.

  • Possible partnership between RMI and the Flying Doctors of America

    Feb 11, 2013

    RMI Ambassador is working a potential partnership to supply year-round medical coverage on a volunteer basis in the Marshall Islands.

  • Glory Battalion M119 and M777 Live Fire at JRTC

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    U.S. Soldiers from 4th Battalion, 320th Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division conduct a live fire exercise with M119 and M777 Howitzers, at the Joint Readiness Training Center, Jan. 21, 2013 at Fort Polk, La.

  • From Ri'katak student to RMI Ambassador: Charles Paul returns to his stomping grounds

    Feb 11, 2013

    Charles Paul graduated from Kwajalein High School in 1999

  • Army Recruiters Tap Tucson Youth Leadership

    Feb 8, 2013

    Phoenix Recruiting Battalion joins forces with the top Hispanic leadership organization to motivate high school students to aspire for leadership.

  • Former Buffalo Soldier shares story of his service

    Feb 8, 2013

    FORT RILEY, Kan. -- When Albert Curley was a noncommissioned officer in the Army, he taught his Soldiers to take advantage of opportunities to better themselves. "Nothing is given to you," said Curley, a retired first sergeant. "You've got to earn it." Curley remembers the days of segregation when the Officers' Club was all white simply because there were no African American officers.

  • 91-year-old receives award for sending cards to troops

    Feb 8, 2013

    FORT RILEY, Kan. -- What may seem like a simple act often goes a long way in supporting Soldiers, and one local volunteer was recently recognized for just that. "By sending these cards … You give (Soldiers) encouragement," said 91-year old Marie Cundiff, Junction City. "It's not going to make them happy when they're hurt, but it's going to help."

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