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  • Operation Southern Fist III

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers with Bravo Company, 2nd Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, halt while approaching a village with a suspected weapons cache during Operation Southern Fist III, March 3, in the district of Spin Boldak, Kandahar Province, Afghanistan. The soldiers enabled the Afghan Border Police and Afghan National Army to search for weapons caches and eliminate infiltration routes. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Shane Hamann, 102nd Mobile Public Affairs Detachment.)

  • Operation Southern Fist III

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers with Bravo Company, 2nd Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, approach a village with a suspected weapons cache during Operation Southern Fist III, March 3, in the district of Spin Boldak, Kandahar Province, Afghanistan. The soldiers enabled the Afghan Border Police and Afghan National Army to search for weapons caches and eliminate infiltration routes. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Shane Hamann, 102nd Mobile Public Affairs Detachment.)

  • Operation Southern Fist III

    Nov 30, -0001

    Spc. Thomas E. Coop, from Keokuk, Iowa, with Bravo Company, 2nd Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, performs security for his platoon leader outside a village with suspected weapons cache during Operation Southern Fist III, March 3, Kandahar Province, Afghanistan. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Shane Hamann, 102nd Mobile Public Affairs Detachment.)

  • Operation Southern Fist III

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers with Bravo Company, 2nd Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, provide security while their military working dog is given water after climbing a ridge near an Afghan village March 3 during Operation Southern Fist III in the district of Spin Boldak, Kandahar province, Afghanistan. The unit assisted Afghan Border Police search for weapons caches. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Shane Hamann, 102nd Mobile Public Affairs Detachment.

  • Operation Southern Fist III

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers with Bravo Company, 2nd Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment traverse farmland as they approach an Afghan village March 3 during Operation Southern Fist III in the district of Spin Boldak, Kandahar province, Afghanistan. The unit assisted Afghan Border Police search for weapons caches. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Shane Hamann, 102nd Mobile Public Affairs Detachment.)

  • Operation Southern Fist III

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers with Bravo Company, 2nd Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment traverse farmland as they approach an Afghan village March 3 during Operation Southern Fist III in the district of Spin Boldak, Kandahar province, Afghanistan. The unit assisted Afghan Border Police search for weapons caches. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Shane Hamann, 102nd Mobile Public Affairs Detachment.)

  • Operation Southern Fist III

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers with Bravo Company, 2nd Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment traverse farmland as they approach an Afghan village March 3 during Operation Southern Fist III in the district of Spin Boldak, Kandahar province, Afghanistan. The unit assisted Afghan Border Police search for weapons caches. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Shane Hamann, 102nd Mobile Public Affairs Detachment.)

  • Operation Southern Fist III

    Nov 30, -0001

    Spc. Thomas E. Coop, from Keokuk, Iowa, with Bravo Company, 2nd Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment provides security for his platoon leader who discusses operations with Afghan Border Police March 3 during Operation Southern Fist III in the district of Spin Boldak, Kandahar province, Afghanistan. The unit assisted ABP search for weapons caches. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Shane Hamann, 102nd Mobile Public Affairs Detachment.)

  • Operation Southern Fist III

    Nov 30, -0001

    1st Lt. James D. Whitler, a platoon leader from Colorado Springs, Colo., with Bravo Company, 2nd Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment speaks with a village elder March 3 during Operation Southern Fist III in the district of Spin Boldak, Kandahar province, Afghanistan. The unit assisted Afghan Border Police search for weapons caches. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Shane Hamann, 102nd Mobile Public Affairs Detachment.)

  • Operation Southern Fist III

    Nov 30, -0001

    Female members of the 519th Military Intelligence Battalion secure and Afghan compound while Soldiers with Female Engagement Team 6 of 2nd Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment meet with Afghans March 3 during Operation Southern Fist III in the district of Spin Boldak, Kandahar province, Afghanistan. The unit assisted Afghan Border Police search for weapons caches. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Shane Hamann, 102nd Mobile Public Affairs Detachment.)

  • Operation Southern Fist III

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers with Bravo Company, 2nd Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment provide security outside an Afghan village March 3 during Operation Southern Fist III in the district of Spin Boldak, Kandahar province, Afghanistan. The unit assisted Afghan Border Police search for weapons caches. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Shane Hamann, 102nd Mobile Public Affairs Detachment.

  • Operation Southern Fist III

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers with Bravo Company, 2nd Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment provide security outside an Afghan village March 3 during Operation Southern Fist III in the district of Spin Boldak, Kandahar province, Afghanistan. The unit assisted Afghan Border Police search for weapons caches. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Shane Hamann, 102nd Mobile Public Affairs Detachment.

  • Operation Southern Fist III

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers with Bravo Company, 2nd Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment provide security outside an Afghan village March 3 during Operation Southern Fist III in the district of Spin Boldak, Kandahar province, Afghanistan. The unit assisted Afghan Border Police search for weapons caches. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Shane Hamann, 102nd Mobile Public Affairs Detachment.

  • Operation Southern Fist III

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers with Bravo Company, 2nd Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment prepare to descend a ridge outside an Afghan village March 3 during Operation Southern Fist III in the district of Spin Boldak, Kandahar province, Afghanistan. The unit assisted Afghan Border Police search for weapons caches. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Shane Hamann, 102nd Mobile Public Affairs Detachment.

  • Operation Southern Fist III

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers with Bravo Company, 2nd Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment prepare to descend a ridge outside an Afghan village March 3 during Operation Southern Fist III in the district of Spin Boldak, Kandahar province, Afghanistan. The unit assisted Afghan Border Police search for weapons caches. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Shane Hamann, 102nd Mobile Public Affairs Detachment.

  • Operation Southern Fist III

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers with Bravo Company, 2nd Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment cross a river near an Afghan village March 3 during Operation Southern Fist III in the district of Spin Boldak, Kandahar province, Afghanistan. The unit assisted Afghan Border Police search for weapons caches. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Shane Hamann, 102nd Mobile Public Affairs Detachment.

  • Operation Southern Fist III

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers with Bravo Company, 2nd Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment and Female Engagement Team 6, traverse a ridge near an Afghan village March 3 during Operation Southern Fist III in the district of Spin Boldak, Kandahar province, Afghanistan. The unit assisted Afghan Border Police search for weapons caches. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Shane Hamann, 102nd Mobile Public Affairs Detachment.

  • Operation Southern Fist III

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers with Bravo Company, 2nd Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment rest and provide security while waiting their turn to cross a creek near an Afghan village March 3 during Operation Southern Fist III in the district of Spin Boldak, Kandahar province, Afghanistan. The unit assisted Afghan Border Police search for weapons caches. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Shane Hamann, 102nd Mobile Public Affairs Detachment.

  • Operation Southern Fist III

    Nov 30, -0001

    A soldier with Bravo Company, 2nd Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, traverses a creek near an Afghan village March 3 during Operation Southern Fist III in the district of Spin Boldak, Kandahar province, Afghanistan. The unit assisted Afghan Border Police search for weapons caches. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Shane Hamann, 102nd Mobile Public Affairs Detachment.

  • 2CR trains troops for Afghan deployment

    Mar 11, 2013

    Three-week exercise in Hohenfels prepares Soldiers for upcoming mission

  • Civilian/reservist signs on for 3 more years in Army Reserve

    Mar 11, 2013

    Staff Sgt. Latanya Foster works in two worlds; she is both a civilian employee of the Department of the Army and an Army reservist. In addition to being the property book officer and manager of the Central Issue Facility at Barton Barracks (her civilian job) she is now a unit supply specialist with the Special Operations Command Africa, or SOCAFRICA.

  • New parents gain support, guidance from garrison

    Mar 11, 2013

    New Parent Support Program helps parents face the challenges of having a baby.

  • Women making history in STEM

    Mar 11, 2013

    Amy Ney, science teacher and STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) proponent at Vicenza High School, has been an educator for 20 years. She started out in Great Falls, Mont., and earned a BA at Montana State University in Bozeman with majors in English and science.

  • Before you get your motor running and head out on the highway, ensure your motorcycle is safe

    Mar 11, 2013

    There are two things you need to do before you begin to ride your motorcycle this spring: Inspect your bike and take a motorcycle refresher training course.

  • Army spouses take on Army Physical Fitness Test

    Mar 11, 2013

    U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach spouses tested their mettle through the Army Physical Fitness Test, taking the test initially in January, training for six weeks and then retaking the test Feb. 28.

  • Relief campaign helps Army families

    Mar 11, 2013

    United States Army Garrison Yongsan began the annual 2013 Army Emergency Relief Campaign this month. Coordinators hope to improve awareness of this valuable benefit.

  • Military culinary arts competition heats up at Fort Lee

    Mar 12, 2013

    Steamed opakapaka, scallops, profiteroles and stress were on the menu at the 2013 Military Culinary Arts Competition at Fort Lee, Va.

  • Army names Yongsan Soldier 'Coach of the Year'

    Mar 14, 2013

    Sgt. Angel L. Rivera, a human resource specialist for U.S Army Garrison Yongsan, was named 2012 Army Coach of the Year after successfully leading his men's volleyball team to a perfect record.

  • Far East District, DoD schools sign STEM partnership agreement

    Mar 11, 2013

  • Campbell takes oath as Army's vice chief of staff

    Mar 18, 2013

    After receiving his fourth star, Gen. John F. Campbell was sworn in as the Army's 34th vice chief of staff by Secretary of the Army John McHugh at the Pentagon March 8.

  • Tennessee program dominates 7th Brigade JROTC drill meet

    Mar 10, 2013

    West Creek High School takes the top two spots at this weekend's annual competition in Kentucky, dethroning three-time defending champion Montgomery Central.

  • Man's best friend plays pivotal role in IED defeat

    Mar 10, 2013

    KHOWST PROVINCE, Afghanistan (Nov. 21, 2012) -- One asset being used today against roadside bombs is a different type of tool often seen on the battlefield. The fact that it isn't another electronic item stored away in a backpack or vehicle is a change for some Soldiers. Military working dogs have worked hand-in-hand with the military for decades as guard dogs or attack dogs. However, Soldiers are now seeing more and more bomb sniffing dogs going on missions with them.

  • Secretary of Defense visits Jalalabad Airfield, Afghanistan

    Mar 11, 2013

    Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel visited the Soldiers of 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), March 9, 2013, at Forward Operating Base Fenty, Afghanistan.

  • Secretary of Defense Hagel visits Bagram Airfield

    Mar 10, 2013

    Secretary of Defense Hagel visits Bagram Airfield

  • Study finds Soldiers' PTSD diagnoses accurate

    Mar 11, 2013

    A report released March 8, 2013, by the Army's surgeon general found a high degree of validity in the service's diagnoses and treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder.

  • "Talon" utilizes simulated trainer to up the ante

    Mar 9, 2013

  • Tanker Olympics: Lancer training in disguise

    Apr 2, 2013

    FORT HOOD, Texas -- During an overcast morning in a field scattered with tank parts, a fierce competition was conducted by Soldiers of Company C, 2nd "Lancers" Battalion, 5th Cavalry Regiment, 1st "Ironhorse" Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division March 8, here.

  • Strike Zone 3-1

    Mar 9, 2013

    Strike Zone is an Army TV show that displays the stories and events of the 101st Airborne Division and its Strike Brigade, the 2nd Brigade Combat Team. Each episode has video stories, music montages and segments informing its viewers of the famous Black Heart wearing Soldiers.

  • Afghan women honored for service to country

    Mar 11, 2013

    Afghan Air Force observed International Women's Day by honoring Afghan military women who seize the opportunity to serve in non-traditional roles in support of their country.

  • Scientists measure sea spray at Mount Desert Rock

    Mar 11, 2013

    Scientists from ERDC Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory (CRREL) and NorthWest Research Associates (NWRA) recently braved the wind and cold of the Gulf of Maine to collect data for an Office of Naval Research project on sea spray. The project, "Sea Spray Icing in the Emerging Open Waters of the Arctic Ocean," is an effort to better characterize sea spray formation in high winds and cold temperatures.

  • USARPAC hosts IG Workshop

    Mar 8, 2013

    U.S. Army Pacific Inspector General Soldiers and civilians gathered together Feb. 25 to discuss current IG issues, network with peers and ensure everyone is focused on the command priorities for the year.

  • IMCOM celebrates Month of the Military Child

    Mar 11, 2013

    SAN ANTONIO -- April has marked the Month of the Military Child as a time to focus national attention on the youngest members of the military community since 1986.

  • Tripler takes home DOD's first national award for healthy workplace

    Mar 11, 2013

    Tripler Army Medical Center in Honolulu has been named a top Psychologically Healthy Workplace for 2013 by the American Psychological Association.

  • District Professional Development Immersion Offers Engineer Officers Hands-On USACE Experience

    Mar 8, 2013

    The world of U.S. Army Engineers is one of numerous capabilities across many different specialty career fields.

  • Planning postures 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley to weather fiscal storm

    Mar 8, 2013

    More than a year of planning and education have put Fort Riley and the 1st Infantry Division in a good position to weather the fiscal storm that is battering units and installations around the Army, Big Red One leaders said March 8. Fort Riley Senior Commander Brig. Gen. Donald MacWillie told reporters gathered at 1st Infantry Division Headquarters that officials began an active campaign to plan for a new fiscal environment when it became very clear more than a year ago that Army budgets would be changing.

  • JBSA commemorates Foulois' first military flight at Fort Sam Houston

    Mar 8, 2013

    March 2 marked a monumental day in the legacy of aviation. On that day, 103 years ago, a young Army lieutenant named Benjamin Foulois made history when he piloted the Army's first aircraft, Signal Corps Aircraft No. 1 over Fort Sam Houston.

  • All Army Boxing 2013

    Mar 8, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - For a complete look at boxing be sure to check out the Fort Huachuca flicker page @ www.flickr.com/photos/us_army_fort_huachuca/ and the latest video is available at www.youtu.be/9ynhSv89c3U.

  • Air Assault graduation

    Mar 8, 2013

    Col. Leo J. Ruth II, 85th Civil Affairs Brigade commander, met with the family of Pfc. Bijan Shokrgozar, a signals intelligence analyst with the 85th CA, who was one of 76 graduates from Fort Hood's Air Assault course, March 8. (Photo by Staff Sgt. David House, 85th Civil Affairs Brigade Public Affairs)

  • Farewell ceremony in honor of Gen. LLoyd Austin

    Mar 12, 2013

    Farewell ceremony in honor of Gen. LLoyd Austin, the 33rd Vice Chief of Staff of the Army.

  • War of 1812 bicentennial: Cruise of the USS Essex

    Mar 14, 2013

    By the time the USS Essex reached Valparaiso, Chile March 14, 1813, it was one-third of its way through an 18-month cruise. The ship's exploits in the War of 1812 may bring to mind the epic voyages of the USS Bonhomme Richard in the American Revolution and the CSS Alabama in the Civil War.

  • Martinez turns over responsibility as Presidio's top NCO

    Mar 8, 2013

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. -- "Excuse me, but you're not on the list." The words nobody wants to hear at their own ceremony -- wedding, retirement or change of responsibility -- you name it, we don't want to hear it.

  • CGSC hosts British Officers

    Mar 8, 2013

    Officers from the U.S. Command and General Staff College and the United Kingdom's Intermediate Command and Staff College (Land) join for a two-week exercise at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. Approximately 150 students from the British college are at Fort Leavenworth for Exercise Eagle Owl. The exercise is held twice a year to give a shared understanding of US and UK cultural and procedural similarities and differences; gain experience in combined and joint brigade-level deliberate planning for irregular warfare and stability operations; and build professional relationships to facilitate future partnerships in combined operations.

  • Funding for tuition assistance stops

    Mar 11, 2013

    Beginning March 8, 2013, funding for tuition assistance will cease and Soldiers cannot submit new requests for tuition assistance, according to Lt. Gen. Howard B. Bromberg, deputy chief of staff, G-1.

  • Fort Bragg celebrates Read Across America

    Mar 8, 2013

    Lt. Gen. Daniel B. Allyn, commanding general, XVIII Airborne Corps and Fort Bragg, sat in a rocking chair and read the Dr. Suess book, "Thidwick, the Big-Hearted Moose" to 5th grade students at Bowley Elementary, School March 1.

  • Fort Sam leaders join community in honoring heroes of the Alamo

    Mar 8, 2013

    The senior commander for Fort Sam Houston and Camp Bullis' delivered the key note address at the Alamo March 6 during the annual memorial service at the Cenotaph in Alamo Plaza.

  • Army Releases Afghanistan iBook

    Mar 8, 2013

    The Combat Studies Institute (CSI) has released its first multimedia interactive historical study titled Vanguard of Valor: Small Unit Actions in Afghanistan, Enhanced Edition which is now available in the Apple iBooks format. By taking advantage of the latest technology, the new iBook offers eight immersive accounts of combat actions in Afghanistan. This iBook is CSI's first book that tells the Army's story in a fully interactive manner.

  • Saber Squadron teaches students about Buffalo Soldiers

    Jan 23, 2014

    KILLEEN, Texas -- Staff members from Ellison High School invited officers and Soldiers from the 6th "Saber" Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, to present students with a lesson on the history of the Buffalo Soldiers and their unit during a presentation at the school Feb. 26 at the school, here.

  • Fort Bragg chef adds ingredients for positive impact on local community

    Mar 8, 2013

    Pvt. Nico Maclin, food service specialist, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, is bringing something new to the recipes of the 3rd BCT Dining Facility and to Fayetteville. Maclin's motivation as a Soldier is just the beginning -- he wants to impact the Fayetteville community. In an effort to reach out to the city, Maclin is planning a three-course dinner for the men and women of the Fayetteville Police Department.

  • 40 years of women Chaplains celebrated

    Mar 27, 2013

    Chaplains and guests from around the National Capital Region gathered to celebrate 40 years of women in the military chaplaincy during a ceremony opening a new exhibit, themed "Celebrating 40 Years of Women Chaplains: A Courageous Journey of Faith and Service."

  • Wolfpack Soldiers build new opportunity in Thailand

    Mar 8, 2013

    FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii-- For the third straight year, the 643rd Engineer Company, 84th Engineer Battalion, 130th Engineer Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, has deployed to Thailand for exercise Cobra Gold to construct schools and spread education to the children of Thailand. Cobra Gold is an annual six-week joint exercise between the United States, Thailand, and six other nations. It is a "cooperative engagement" in which U.S. Pacific Command's forces and assets are employed to strengthen alliances and friendships while deterring aggression.

  • Marine veteran brings "can-do" attitude from one Corps to another Corps

    Nov 30, -0001

    Cody Hammer graduated from Stephen F. Austin State University in 2005, but it would be seven years before the Geography major would find his way to the Fort Worth District as a Geospatial Information Systems Specialist with the Piney Woods Regional Project.

  • High-speed specialist keeps convoys running

    Mar 8, 2013

    Spc. Cindy Le finds herself surrounded each day by a frenetic battle rhythm full of data, schematics, computer screens and other soldiers frantically moving about in one big whirlwind of an operations tempo.

  • Career Counselors honored for their hard work and dedication to retention

    Mar 8, 2013

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- Coffee and congratulations were plentiful during the 8th Theater Sustainment Command's annual retention award ceremony at the 8th TSC's dining facility on Schofield Barracks, Feb. 26. The event recognized a select group of career counselors who went above and beyond normal duties to keep the most qualified Soldiers in the Army during fiscal 2012.

  • TAKE YOUR BEST SHOT: Fort Bragg photographers among best in Army

    Mar 8, 2013

    Three Fort Bragg photographers have been recognized as being among the best in the Army in the 2012 Digital Photography Contest.

  • Fort Bragg SHARP program builds strong network for victims

    Mar 29, 2013

    In recent years, the Department of Defense issued a directive that has changed the way military services see and manage sexual harassment and assault. A major impetus is the expansion of the program that, for the Army, removed active-duty harassment cases from the office of equal opportunity to combine harassment and sexual assault under one banner.

  • Fort Bragg SHARP program: Helping victims, aiding prevention

    Mar 29, 2013

    Soldiers and Families are our most treasured commodities. When threatened, the effectiveness of our fighting force is at risk. A sad truth in today's environment is that one of those threats comes from within -- sexual assault and sexual harassment. Each of us must take an active role in eliminating this threat as it is detrimental to readiness and violates our Army values and obligation to treat everyone with the dignity and respect they deserve.

  • Together, we can: Fort Bragg committed to minimizing impact of sequestration while continuing to ful

    Mar 8, 2013

    XVIII Airborne Corps and Fort Bragg commander shares views on sequestration impact on Fort Bragg Soldiers and community.

  • Why We Serve: Pfc. Nicholas Bakker

    Mar 8, 2013

    PAKTYA PROVINCE, Afghanistan -- As dust blows wildly through Combat Outpost Champkani, Afghanistan; the mixture of sand between the helicopter landing zone and the small COP makes it ideal for miniature dust storms. The closest building to the landing zone is the Aid station, set up for any type of emergency. On the outside, it's covered with Afghan dirt and dust, but on the inside, it's a clean, well kept medical facility. While some medics pass the time playing games or working out, one young medic sits in front of a bookshelf with enormous medical books and manuals.

  • Rugged, still reliable

    Mar 8, 2013

    Gen. Dennis Via, commanding general, Army Materiel Command, and AMC Command Sgt. Maj. Ronald Riling II, share a chuckle Feb. 7 that the TA 312 field phone is still as reliable as it was when they entered active duty.

  • 2CR trains Troops, SFAATs for future deployment to Afghanistan

    Mar 8, 2013

    The best way for U.S. Troops to prepare for an upcoming deployment is to train as much as possible and prepare for any and all situations that could arise. The 2nd Cavalry Regiment is doing just that.

  • Operation Megaphone calls for worldwide lock-in for military youth

    Mar 11, 2013

    Military teens across the globe will collaborate in the first Operation Megaphone Worldwide Lock-In this April.

  • Tax Center off to a successful start

    Mar 8, 2013

    The 2012 tax year so far has proven to be both challenging and rewarding.

  • No tuition assistance, no problem

    Mar 8, 2013

    Marines around the world interested in pursuing higher education -- whether to become competitive for promotion or prepare for a head start as a civilian -- received news March 4 that the Marine Corps no longer offers tuition assistance due to budgetary constraints.

  • Tooth Fairy visits C.C. Pickney

    Mar 8, 2013

    Students at C.C. Pinckney Elementary School put their knowledge of dental hygiene to the test last week in the annual Sugar Bowl.

  • Meet Brazos River Floodgates Lockmaster Robert Page

    Mar 8, 2013

    BRAZORIA COUNTY, Texas - Ensuring operational readiness and compliance of the Brazos River Floodgates for nearly 2,500 commercial and recreational vessels each month is no easy task, but it's one that a handful of talented U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and a dedicated lockmaster make look easy.

  • Tuskegee Airmen offer accounts of early military racial integration efforts

    Jan 23, 2014

    Black History Month observance features military veterans

  • Henderson Hall Motor Transport keeps Headquarters Marine Corps moving

    Mar 8, 2013

    How do senior Marines and other military leadership get from one place to another in a timely manner, navigating the heavy traffic, which is a challenge almost any day throughout the National Capital Region?

  • Fort Bragg MP honored for efforts against drunk driving

    Mar 8, 2013

    The North Carolina office of Mothers Against Drunk Driving recognized a member of the Fort Bragg military police for his efforts in the fight against drunk driving at a ceremony in Cary, N.C., Feb. 22.

  • March is Red Cross month

    Mar 8, 2013

    During March, we celebrate the work done by the largest humanitarian organization in the world, the Red Cross.

  • Fort Bragg brigade prepares for deployment to Kosovo

    Mar 11, 2013

    For the first time in more than 10 years, an active Army unit will lead the Kosovo peacekeeping operations in the Multi-National Brigade East area, taking over responsibility for the region from members of the South Carolina National Guard.

  • Leading through fiscal uncertainty: Fort Bragg community prepares for pending sequestration

    Mar 8, 2013

    Fort Bragg prepares for budget cuts and XVIII Airborne Corps commander explains effects it will have on the military and civilian community.

  • Air Assault Course increase 2ID capabilities

    Mar 8, 2013

    For the first time in 15 years, 2nd Infantry Division and Eighth U.S. Army Soldiers tackled the rigorous Air Assault Course at Camp Hovey, South Korea.

  • Army Reserve Command changes leadership, repatches with WWII veteran

    Mar 8, 2013

    A change of command and patching ceremony was held at the U.S. Army Reserve Research Laboratory here March 2 to commemorate Col. John M. Diaz, commander, United States Army Reserve Information Operations Command and a native of Centerville, Ohio, as he relinquished command to Col. Mark. C. Ditrolio, a native of San Antonio.

  • 2013 Army Emergency Relief campaign begins

    Mar 8, 2013

    Fort Jackson launched this year's Army Emergency Relief campaign Friday with a reception at the Joe. E. Mann Center.

  • Biography for Chaplain (Capt.) Emil Kapaun

    Mar 11, 2013

    Biography for Chaplain (Capt.) Emil Kapaun, April 20, 1916 - May 23, 1951

  • Town Hall meetings set for March 12

    Mar 8, 2013

    "Keeping You Informed" is the theme of Fort Jackson's first semi-annual town hall meeting of 2013, set for March 12 at the Solomon Center.

  • Technical Director Spotlight: Obusek focuses on Soldiers

    Mar 8, 2013

    Dr. Jack Obusek is the technical director of the U.S. Army Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center. He leads about 700 Department of the Army employees and 16 Soldiers. He oversees about 100 contractors and executes an annual program budget of about $353 million.

  • Post leaders plan for furloughs, cuts

    Mar 8, 2013

    Fort Jackson leaders from the various units across the installation are dealing with the reality of sequestration, the automatic spending cuts that went into effect March 1 on the installation.

  • Vibrant atmosphere of Myer was fine for Colin Powell

    Mar 8, 2013

    According to official State Department records, Colin Powell led or participated in 214 diplomatic missions as secretary of state. From 2001 through 2005, the once Army four-star general conducted either solo or joint diplomatic visits with President George W. Bush across the continents of the globe.

  • Lavender honors Tuskegee Airman

    Mar 8, 2013

    Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Command Sgt. Maj. Earlene Lavender honored former Tuskegee Airman Lt. Col. (retired) Miles Washington, Jr. during a ceremony held Feb. 28 at the HCR Manor Care nursing home in Arlington, Va.

  • Wrestlers 'lock down' Soldiers at WFSC

    Mar 8, 2013

    Shawn "SuperMex" Hernandez, a professional wrestler with Total Nonstop Action Wrestling, and Velvet Sky, a fellow TNA wrestler, visited the Warrior and Family Support Center March 5.

  • Weekend resume seminar draws dozens to JBM-HH

    Mar 8, 2013

    More than three dozen Military District of Washington servicemembers and reservists attempted to sharpen a tool in order to add an edge to their job-searching skills March 2 at the Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Community Center.

  • Guards perfect skills at academy

    Mar 8, 2013

    Department of the Army security guards from across the National Capital Region honed their skills this week at a joint training academy that is fueled by a passion for professional law enforcement excellence.

  • Liberal leave for Friday, March 8

    Mar 8, 2013

  • Raiders assume mission at Camp Buehring

    Mar 8, 2013

    "Raider" Brigade leadership assumed command and officially began their Soldiers' tour of duty at Camp Buehring, Kuwait, during a ceremony, March 4.

  • Vicenza command highlights emphasis on customer service

    Mar 8, 2013

    With budget cuts and possibly furloughs around the corner, one thing that will not be reduced in the Vicenza Military Community is a positive emphasis on customer service.

  • From brothers to brothers-in-arms

    Mar 11, 2013

    Spc. Travis Russell, with 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, Third Infantry Division, followed in the footsteps of his older brother, 1st Lt. Timothy Russell, by joining him within the ranks of the U.S. Army.

  • Kenner offers special post-deployment therapy

    Mar 8, 2013

    A line in "Scent of a Woman," a movie vividly depicting an Army officer with untreated post-traumatic stress disorder from deployment to Vietnam, said, "there is no prosthesis for an amputated spirit." Combating terrorism is, at its least, spiritually taxing. For some of our Soldiers, it leads to painful despair that well may be partly spiritual; despair requiring support to regain spiritual health.

  • The code of honor; know it, embrace it

    Mar 8, 2013

    Of all the Army values, honor is the one that embodies all the others. Honor is a matter of carrying out, acting, and living the values of respect, duty, loyalty, selfless service, integrity and personal courage in everything you do, according to the Army. Honor is the fifth article in a series from the U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command focusing on the Army's Profession of Arms campaign.

  • Families that roll together, win together

    Mar 8, 2013

    Parents and children compete together and take first place as a team at a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu tournament, recently.

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