Archive: Mar 2013

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  • APG is the right place to champion STEM, Women

    Mar 8, 2013

    This year's National Women's History Month theme is Women Inspiring Innovation through Imagination: Celebrating Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. Clearly, this theme was made for the incredible work we do here at APG. Science, technology, engineering and mathematics are the cornerstones of what we do. In honor of women's accomplishments, APG will host its annual Women's History Month training program Mar. 13.

  • Off-post medicine more certain route for DOD civilians, families

    Mar 8, 2013

    Department of Defense civilians in the Franconia Military Community are eligible to seek on-post health care, but here's what you need to know before deciding whether to go on or off post.

  • Italian firefighters protect Army's newest installation

    Mar 8, 2013

    The Vicenza Military Community expanded its emergency response capability, Feb. 28, 2013, as 14 recently hired firefighters graduated from a month-long certification course. These Italian firefighters are assigned to Caserma Del Din, the Army's newest installation in Vicenza, Italy.

  • Allied Flags raised over Del Din marks historic step

    Mar 8, 2013

    The Italian, American and NATO flags were hoisted for the first time ever at Caserma Del Din March 1 in Vicenza, Italy.

  • Wolfhound electronically tracks enemy C2 in Afghanistan

    Mar 11, 2013

    The Wolfhound Handheld Threat Warning System, named one of the Army's greatest inventions for 2009, is still being fielded and sustained to give Soldiers an "ears on the ground" capability in a wide range of missions.

  • Bedtime stories leave community in its pajamas

    Mar 8, 2013

    Children get cozy during 'Bedtime Stories' event at Grafenwoehr Elementary School

  • Soldiers and Airmen take a trip down memory lane to the civil rights movement

    Jan 23, 2014

    KADENA AIR BASE, Okinawa, Japan -- Soldiers, Airmen, civilians and family members gathered to observe African American Heritage month Mar. 1 at the Keystone Theater, Kadena Air Base.

  • Army Warrior Games athletes compete during archery, sitting volleyball trials

    Mar 8, 2013

    As part of the Army's Warrior Games selection process, the Warrior Transition Command hosted the Army's final archery and sitting volleyball trials on Fort Belvoir, Va., from Feb. 25 to March 1, 2013.

  • ROC Drill examines Army sustainment formations

    Mar 11, 2013

    The Combined Arms Support Command will host the Global Logistics 2020 Rehearsal of Concept Drill, March 11-15, 2013, at Fort Lee, Va.

  • Check in to world-famous Gangnam

    Mar 8, 2013

    The Korean pop song "Gangnam style" by Psy, has become one of the most popular songs around the peninsula and world-wide. Gangnam Style is so popular that numerous celebrities showcased the Gangnam style dance on their television shows and famous athletes perform Gangnam style during their dancing ceremonies after scoring points in their sport. Even a U.S. Navy humanoid robot, named CHARLI-2, danced the Gangnam style dance on 24. Oct. 2012 at Virginia institute of technology.

  • Army's first 'VO2 Max Competition'

    Mar 25, 2013

    FORT CARSON, Colo. -- A Soldier lifts his shirt up to put on the heart rate monitor, steps on the treadmill, puts on the VO2 Max mask and starts to walk, eventually getting to a slow run to reach 85 percent of his maximum heart rate.

  • Dining party enriches Yongsan

    Mar 8, 2013

    Yongsan provided an opportunity for its service members to get a fine dinner at R&R Bar and Grill, Feb.28. As a part of offering a quality of life to sincere service members, the garrison has been hosting this event quarterly.

  • Yongsan Volunteers recognized for inspiring service

    Mar 7, 2013

    Yongsan awarded its community members who volunteered for various tasks at the Army Community Service building, March. 4.

  • A home for Emma

    Mar 7, 2013

    When Capt. Jessamyn Jempson needed help finding foster care for her dog, Emma, she turned to a nonprofit organization that offers deploying service members a nationwide online volunteer resource.

  • Douglas fir helps JBLM repair storm damage

    Mar 7, 2013

    JBLM plants the last of 249 trees to replace those damaged by January 2012 storm.

  • Army Reserve Command changes leadership, repatches with WWII veteran

    Nov 30, -0001

    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.

  • AMC leadership visits Joint Base Lewis-McChord

    Mar 15, 2013

    AMC leadership paid a visit to Joint Base-Lewis McChord where a sergeant received a coin from Gen. Dennis Via.

  • Soldier Record Briefs to go online with new personnel, pay system

    Mar 8, 2013

    Soldier Record Briefs will be available online this fall with debut of the Integrated Personnel and Pay System-Army.

  • Soldier helps to save life of restaurant patron

    Mar 7, 2013

    Quick thinking and professional training by a 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division Soldier is being credited with helping to save the life of a Watertown restaurant patron, Feb. 28.

  • Family Advocacy Program aims to prevent, treat spousal, child abuse

    Mar 7, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - He raised his hand in anger as she cringed in the corner, wondering what she had done to provoke him. However, he paused for a moment as he had learned to do during a recent anger management class he'd attended, and then he lowered his arm.

  • NETCOM announces their Civilian of the Year

    Mar 7, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - In a ceremony held in the Greely Hall Auditorium Feb. 27, Network Enterprise Technology Command officials announced their 2012 Civilian of the Year.

  • WTB athletes take aim at Warrior Games

    Mar 7, 2013

    Warrior Transition Battalion Soldiers from across the U.S. aimed to qualify for a slot in the 4th annual Warrior Games, during an archery event Feb. 27, at Fort Belvoir's Archery Center. The 27 archers sought spots on the U.S. Army Warrior Games team set to compete May 11-17, in Colorado Springs, Colo.

  • Wounded Soldiers qualify for Army's Warrior Games sitting volleyball team

    Mar 7, 2013

    More than 40 Warrior Transition Battalion Soldiers participated in a sitting volleyball training and qualifying clinic Feb. 28 at Specker Field House, each hoping to represent the Army at the 2013 Warrior Games May 11-17 in Colorado Springs, Colo. The Soldiers came to Fort Belvoir from installations across the country. They engaged in a week-long training and qualifying program designed to help Warrior Games coaches evaluate skills and assess development. The coaches also assessed fitness levels in their effort to select the final 50 athletes who will represent the Army in the sitting volleyball, wheelchair basketball, swimming, cycling, track & field, archery and competitive shooting events at the games this spring.

  • Annual Army Emergency Relief Campaign underway

    Mar 7, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - The annual Army Emergency Relief Campaign on Fort Huachuca began Friday at Army Community Service with a unit coordinator kick-off meeting, and continues through May 15.

  • Fairfax Chapel reopens for services

    Mar 7, 2013

    Fairfax Chapel started a new chapter in its long history when the historic World War II facility reopened for church services Feb. 24, after a two-year rehabilitation project. Contractors installed a new roof, new paint and a universally accessible restroom, among other items, to revitalize the building's interior and exterior. Chaplain (Col.) Philip Hill, garrison command chaplain and catholic priest, said Spanish and English Catholic Masses were the first groups to occupy the facility.

  • Historic flag honors nation's fallen warriors

    Mar 7, 2013

    At exactly 6 a.m. Feb. 27, a very special American flag was raised at Hays Hall, the headquarters of the 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry). The cannon boomed, and reveille was played as the flag made its way up the flagpole through the cold, rainy air.

  • Fifth Character Counts Pillar teaches Belvoir Elementary school students about caring

    Mar 7, 2013

    Members of Headquarters Battalion spoke with Fort Belvoir Elementary School students Tuesday morning about the fifth pillar in the Character Counts program, "Caring." Headquarters Battalion personnel emphasized that caring has several forms, being kind to Family members and classmates, but also caring about themselves and responsibilities the children have like doing their homework and doing chores at home.

  • Couple finds fighting helps keep marriage alive

    Mar 7, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Almost any marriage counselor, when consulted by couples who argue or fight on a regular basis, will share tips to help them end their battling in order to help stabilize their marriage.

  • Wearable solutions an easy fix for Joint Service Airmen Mask program

    Mar 8, 2013

    ECBC's Protective Engineering Division provides new mask design for DoD flight crews, addressing numerous comfort concerns. The Warfighter now has the unique capability to operate face-free, with the face plate ready within seconds when a chemical or biological threat is perceived.

  • Film festival closes with African movie, food, fashion

    Mar 8, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - The fifth annual "Cinema Africa" film festival celebrated its Village of Nations Culture Celebration Tuesday not just to the beat of an African drum, but to the aromas of North African dishes, Ethiopian coffee and the sights of an African Fashion Show and short film.

  • CG's Team Provides Pacific-wide First Class Communications

    Mar 7, 2013

    FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii-- U.S. Army, Pacific Commanding General's communications team conducts first class training with teams of other Pacific global command and control system non-commissioned officers. All Soldiers can identify with the responsibilities inherent in ensuring the Warfighter is able to communicate, but only a select number of Signaleers are chosen to bear the heavy weight bestowed on the commanding general's communication team.

  • USASMA remembers Wooldridge on anniversary of his death

    Mar 7, 2013

    March 5 marked one year since the death of William O. Wooldridge, the first sergeant major of the Army. To honor Wooldridge on the anniversary of his death, U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy staff held an informal wreath lying at his gravesite at Fort Bliss National Cemetery. Patty Wooldridge, the widow of the first sergeant major of the Army, spoke a few words of remembrance.

  • Fort Belvoir Fire Protection Specialist makes historic accomplishment

    Mar 7, 2013

    Fort Belvoir Fire and Emergency Services celebrated a first time accomplishment in FES history Feb. 26. Sandy Basile, Fort Belvoir Fire Prevention specialist became the first woman to retire from Fort Belvoir FES after 25 years of work in Naval and Army fire service.

  • Demolition projects increase post recyclable resources

    Mar 7, 2013

    Construction crews are currently demolishing facilities no longer needed on post and will recycle and reuse the leftover materials for future projects, according to the Directorate of Public Works. A contracting company began razing the old buildings Feb. 1 and the projects should be complete by the end of March.

  • Army Reserve names Thomas as 12th command sergeant major

    Mar 7, 2013

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

  • New online option helps Army Family Action Program save money

    Mar 7, 2013

    The Army Community Service, Army Family Action Program has a new online option for active-duty Soldiers, Reserve, National Guard, retirees, Department of the Army civilians and Families to submit quality of life concerns to the garrison and on to the Military District of Washington. The new software, referred to as the AFAP Issue Management System, replaces the annual AFAP symposium and will help ACS save money.

  • Forum discusses disability resources

    Mar 7, 2013

    Garrison employees learned about reasonable accommodation and resources available to support workers with disabilities during a Disability Employment Forum Feb. 28, at Fort Belvoir's Army Management Staff College, Thurman Auditorium. The Fort Belvoir Equal Employment Opportunity Office sponsored the event which featured presentations by representatives from the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Computer/Electronic Accommodation Program. CAP specialists also hosted a display table featuring reasonable accommodation items such as alternative keyboards and pointing devices.

  • Dueling Pianos returns to Fort Sill

    Mar 7, 2013

  • Belvoir kicks off AER fund campaign

    Mar 7, 2013

    The time has come to help Soldiers experiencing financial hardships, as the garrison kicked off its Army Emergency Relief campaign during a ceremony Tuesday in the Fort Belvoir Community Center. The campaign, which runs through May 15, encourages Soldiers and their Families to learn about AER's benefits.

  • Fort Belvoir names NCO, Soldier of the Quarter

    Mar 7, 2013

    U.S. Army Garrison Fort Belvoir held its Soldier and Noncommissioned Officer of the Quarter boards Thursday at the garrison headquarters building. Sgt. Patrick Wilson, 12th Aviation Battalion, helicopter mechanic, earned the NCO of the quarter title, while Spc. Cody Forsythe, 212th Military Police Detachment, military policeman brought the Soldier of the quarter honors back to his unit.

  • Entrepreneur program gives WTU Soldier fresh start

    Mar 7, 2013

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- Spc. Gregory Smith thought the world was going his way. He was a food inspector, a 68 Romeo, stationed at Camp Zama, Japan. He had been in the Army for eight years and really liked his job. Then, at age 43, he had a stroke.

  • AMC completes Keith L. Ware Competition, awards 26 first place winners

    Mar 7, 2013

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The U.S. Army Materiel Command completed its 2012 Maj. Gen. Keith L. Ware Public Affairs Competition here, Feb. 11.

  • Fort Sill CG addresses furloughs

    Mar 7, 2013

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- Maj. Gen. Mark McDonald, Fires Center of Excellence and Fort Sill commanding general, hosted three town hall meetings last week to inform civilian employees about the impending mandatory federal spending cuts (sequestration), possible furloughs and to address their concerns.

  • Army FA museum adds Soviet artillery piece

    Mar 7, 2013

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- The Army Field Artillery Museum at Fort Sill has recently acquired a number of World War II-era artillery pieces from different countries involved in the conflict.

  • Trace Adkins coming to Fort Sill

    Mar 7, 2013

  • Vets help veterans get a ride home

    Mar 7, 2013

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- On March 2, a group of veterans rolled out to help other veterans ride home. The Combat Vets Motorcycle Association donated more than $2,000 to help retired first sergeant Thomas Easterly get a wheelchair capable bus ready to help those in retirement homes visit their loved ones.

  • Youth expo

    Mar 7, 2013

  • DoD stresses debt reduction to families

    Mar 7, 2013

  • 77th Army Band changes tempo, moves

    Mar 7, 2013

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- The 77th U.S. Army Band, "The Pride of Fort Sill" along with the bagpipers of "Costello's Own" have a new home.

  • Substance abuse regulations revised

    Mar 7, 2013

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- There has been a significant increase in the use and abuse of prescription drugs, alcohol, as well as synthetic drugs among today's Soldiers at all ranks and positions.

  • Positively 'purrfect' therapy

    Mar 7, 2013

    Evans Army Community Hospital is one of only eight in Colorado to have a therapy cat -- a 13-year-old, sweater-dress-wearing, hairless lavendar sphynx named Piglet.

  • Drive the green

    Mar 7, 2013

  • Disc golf gains momentum on Fort Rucker

    Mar 7, 2013

    Golf is a game that is familiar to most across military posts, but one Army captain is working hard to garner more recognition for a sport he and his friends brought to the installation -- disc golf.

  • Father-son duo reels in record

    Mar 7, 2013

    Most fisherman have their story of the one that got away, but one father-son team's big-fish story is one that will go down in the record books for Lake Tholocco's Two-Man Buddy Bass Tournament.

  • Pet of the week

    Mar 7, 2013

  • Job, college fair focuses path to success

    Mar 7, 2013

    For teens looking for a job or the right college, Fort Rucker and child youth and school services put together the second Teen Job and College Fair to help young adults focus in on their intended path.

  • Reviews deem Girls Night Out 'fierce, fabulous'

    Mar 7, 2013

    The fifth biannual Girls Night Out March 1 did not disappoint the 330 attending patrons, with many claiming the event to be "fierce," and "fabulous."

  • Montana Citizen-Airman named senior enlisted advisor to chief, National Guard Bureau

    Mar 7, 2013

    ARLINGTON, Va. (3/7/13) -- Air Force Command Chief Master Sgt. Mitchell Brush will be the next senior enlisted advisor to the chief of the National Guard Bureau, Army Gen. Frank Grass announced Wednesday.

  • German Army Aviation chief visits Fort Rucker

    Mar 8, 2013

    German army Brig. Gen. Reinhard Wolski, branch chief of German Army Aviation and commander of the German Army Aviation School, visited Fort Rucker, Ala., Feb. 26-28, 2013, to tour the post and meet with Maj. Gen. Kevin W. Mangum, U.S. Army Aviation Center of Excellence and Fort Rucker commanding general.

  • Vet dominates Spartan series

    Mar 7, 2013

    An Army veteran who was the first female parachute rigger for 10th Special Forces Group is now the fourth-ranked women in the Spartan Race series, and vying for the top spot.

  • Safety a priority during sequestration

    Mar 7, 2013

    Acting director for the U.S. Army Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center, John Hedderich recently asked employees to develop individual plans and maintain standards for safety, security and the environment should the Army furlough civilian employees for 16 hours per two-week pay period.

  • Subway, optical center open at PX

    Mar 7, 2013

    Fort Rucker is continually partnering with new programs and businesses to make life on post enjoyable, and two such businesses, Subway and the Fort Rucker Optical Center, held their grand openings with ribbon cutting ceremonies March 1 at the main post exchange.

  • Recommendations key to job search

    Mar 7, 2013

    Sometimes an employer will make the decision about who to hire based on how well applicants present their work backgrounds.

  • IMCOM honors Fort Rucker firefighter

    Mar 7, 2013

    Motivation to set the standard helped push one local Soldier to become the best in Installation Management Command.

  • Fort Rucker prepares for all-hazards exercise

    Mar 8, 2013

    Fort Rucker is preparing to test its limits during the all-hazards exercise March 13.

  • Fort Rucker kicks off AER fundraising campaign

    Mar 7, 2013

    The Army Emergency Relief program held its annual kickoff event March 5 at the U.S. Army Aviation Museum to begin raising funds that help Soldiers take care of Soldiers.

  • 1-223rd Avn. receives Parker Award

    Mar 7, 2013

    Soldiers and post officials gathered at Cairns Army Airfield Feb. 27 to honor the Soldiers and civilians of 1st Battalion, 223rd Aviation Regiment on receiving an Ellis D. Parker Award.

  • Why use a hard news lead in the "Description" blog

    Mar 7, 2013

  • The Next Generation: Cataloging Nonstandard Items

    Mar 13, 2013

    As the Army converts logistics functions to Global Combat Support System-Army, Soldiers must understand the strategies for data cleansing, migration, conversion, and fielding.

  • Examining Decisive Action Sustainment Operations at the Task Force Level

    Mar 13, 2013

    The change from counterinsurgency operations to decisive action operations will require some changes in the way sustainers do business.

  • MC4 Challenges at the National Training Center

    Mar 13, 2013

    Soldiers have been using the Medical Communications for Combat Casualty Care system to manage medical information for more than a decade, but training on the system is still being provided by field support representatives.

  • The Case for a Contingency Contracting "ONE PASS"

    Mar 13, 2013

    The author, a contracting officer, introduces a model that can be used by requirement generators to expedite and standardize requirement package preparation.

  • Modification of the Planning Process for Sustainers Part 1: Design

    Mar 13, 2013

    This is the first of a series of three articles that reviews the planning process, from Army design methodology through assessment, and discusses the modifications and distinctive variations sustainment planners can apply.

  • USO Spring Tour 2013 Visits Team Ramstein (B-Roll)

    Nov 30, -0001

    The United Service Organization (USO) frequently hosts tours with celebrities to increase morale for service members and wounded warriors all over the world. Airman First Class Valerie Lloyd takes us to Ramstein Air Base in Germany for a look at the USO 2013 spring troop tour. Includes sound bites from Gabriel Laramie, Chief of Community Services Flight; Curt Schilling, Former Boston Red Sox Pitcher and Tion and Janice Pattenn.

  • From the sage on the stage to the guide on the side

    Mar 7, 2013

    By October 2013 Army Reserve instructors will shift their traditional lecture styled teaching method to a facilitator approach designed to incorporate students' knowledge, skills, and experiences. The 80th Training Command (Total Army School System), along with the Army Training Support Center, first introduced this strategy to Army Reserve instructors through the new Foundation Instructor Facilitator Course held at the 100th Training Division, Fort Knox Ky., January 2013. The 80th and the ATSC conducted a second course in February for 94th Training Division instructors at Camp Parks, Calif.

  • Human Resources Personnel Need to Train as They Fight

    Mar 13, 2013

    With the planned withdrawal from Afghanistan, HR personnel must find a way to ensure that they maintain an expeditionary mindset.

  • Tobyhanna techs support armed forces' satellite communications

    Mar 7, 2013

    Electronics Mechanic Edward Mojzuk takes a reading from the elevation data box to verify AS-3036 Antenna alignment here.

  • 'Steel Warriors' welcome new commander

    Mar 7, 2013

    Fort Sill, Okla. -- The 1-14th Field Artillery Regiment "Steel Warriors" of the 214th Fires Brigade formed up in Rinehart gym here Feb. 27 to welcome their new commander, Lt. Col. JP Maddaloni.

  • Army divers splash headfirst into training

    Mar 8, 2013

    Nine divers deployed from the 74th Engineer Dive Detachment, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., performed underwater welding, cutting and hydraulic-tool training at the Sea Point of Debarkation/Embarkation at Shuaiba Port, Kuwait, Feb. 19 to March 7, 2013.

  • First unit readies for Afghanistan with new network

    Mar 8, 2013

    When the Soldiers of the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, deploy to Afghanistan this summer to assist in the drawdown of U.S. forces, they will be the first to use an on-the-move communications network that stays connected over vast distances, providing information throughout the brigade down to the lowest echelons.

  • Sharing his recipe for success at Natick

    Mar 8, 2013

    Take a boyhood working for family food businesses in Boston's famed North End, add plenty of intelligence, hard work and people skills, spice it all with self-deprecating humor, and you have Gerry Darsch's recipe for success at the Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center's Department of Defense Combat Feeding Directorate.

  • 401st AFSBn-Kandahar personnel retrograde first Stryker combat vehicles

    Mar 11, 2013

    Army Field Support Battalion Kandahar, 401st Army Field Support Brigade's Redistribution Property Assistance Team yard at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, retrogrades its first Stryker combat vehicles for return to the U.S. March 2.

  • Out with the old, in with the new

    Mar 7, 2013

    LED lights replace energy guzzlers in Grafenwoehr streetlamps

  • U.S. Army Africa command post Soldiers train with South African Forces

    Mar 7, 2013

    Soldiers of U.S. Army Africa Contingency Command Post hosted a familiarization visit, Feb. 26-28, 2013, with six South African National Defense Force soldiers in preparation for Shared Accord 13, a joint peace keeping and humanitarian exercise scheduled for July.

  • BAACH, the First Military Health Care Facility in Korea to Achieve NCQA Recognition

    Mar 8, 2013

    Brian Allgood Army Community Hospital received the highest level recognition for its' Patient-Centered Medical Home

  • 210th Fires Brigade conducts MLRS live fire

    Mar 8, 2013

    POCHEON, South Korea -- Soldiers from Battery B, 1st Battalion, 38th Field Artillery Regiment, 210th Fires Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, conduct a live fire exercise with the M-270A1 multiple launcher rocket system at Rocket Valley, South Korea, March 7, 2013. Their mission was to qualify fire direction centers, launchers and ammunition crew members to enhance the battalion's readiness. (U.S. Army photos by Staff Sgt. Carlos R. Davis, 210th Fires Brigade public affairs NCO/Released).

  • Natick provides large shelters for Soldiers

    Mar 7, 2013

    The Expeditionary Basing and Collective Protection Directorate works with Soldiers to help erect and provide shelters, and sometimes works alongside them when both civilian and military personnel are deployed to countries like Afghanistan.

  • Budget cuts put conference rooms in high demand

    Mar 6, 2013

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- One of the consequences of the federal government's fiscal uncertainty and sequestration is that conference room availability is scarce at the Army Contracting Command headquarters here.

  • ACC leaders working to minimize effects of sequestration, potential civil service furlough

    Mar 6, 2013

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--With sequestration under way Army Contracting Command senior leaders are working hard to ensure its workforce and its customers are informed about the command's way ahead.

  • Rakkasans return from successful deployment

    Mar 7, 2013

    Approximately 95 soldiers from Angel Company, 3rd Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team "Rakkasans," 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), returned home from Afghanistan and were recognized for their accomplishments March 1 at a welcome home ceremony in Hangar 3 of the Fort Campbell Army Airfield.

  • ACC-RI's new XO enjoying busy pace of duties

    Mar 6, 2013

    In January, Capt. Timothy G. Godwin assumed duties as executive officer, Army Contracting Command-Rock Island, Ill.

  • SMDC leads to help kids read

    Mar 6, 2013

    Employees volunteer to read to elementary school children for Read Across America Day

  • This Week in History, Dorothe K. Matlack, A Pioneer and Champion of Army HUMINT

    Mar 6, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Dorothe Kerans Matlack started her government career at the age of 42 as a GS-2 Data Entry Clerk. As a military widow, she was only receiving a small stipend of $48 per month, so she entered Government Service at the bottom of the ladder. She eventually retired after a distinguished 27-year career in Military Intelligence which culminated in her assignment as Special Assistant to the Assistant Chief of Staff for Intelligence (ACSI), Department of the Army.

  • Engineers Encourage Study of Hard Sciences

    Mar 6, 2013

    While promoting careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics to Alaska's youth, employees at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers -- Alaska District are getting inspired, too.

  • Fort Drum remembers Army veteran, 'patriot'

    Mar 6, 2013

    Retired Col. George H. Hallanan Jr., 95, a man who is credited with assisting in the reactivation of the 10th Mountain Division (LI) at Fort Drum, died Saturday in Watertown.

  • Last One Out Turns Off the Lights: Closing a Military Base During the Withdrawal of Troops From Iraq

    Mar 13, 2013

    When President Barack Obama announced the end of the mission in Iraq, many units stationed north of Contingency Operating Station (COS) Kalsu immediately began executing redeployment operations. These units needed to transport all of their equipment to Kuwait, and COS Kalsu was in a prime location to serve as a convoy support center for these convoys.

  • Corps of Engineers conducts snow surveys in Minnesota

    Mar 6, 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is sending a survey team around Minnesota to conduct snow surveys March 4 to 8, while Corps park rangers are conducting surveys near the Mississippi River Headwaters.

  • Army Sustainment Command receives numerous awards in public affairs competition

    Mar 6, 2013

  • Lengthening the Tether of Fuel in Afghanistan

    Apr 8, 2013

    During its deployment to Afghanistan, the 633rd Quartermaster Group implemented measures to increase efficiencies in fuel tracking.

  • ACC Colonel rubs elbows with the stars

    Mar 7, 2013

    When Col. Martha Brooks found out she was heading to California she had no idea of the adventures she had in store.

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