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  • Fort Drum kicks off annual AER Campaign

    Mar 6, 2013

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Fort Drum military and civilian leaders and Army Emergency Relief officials gathered Feb. 27 at the Commons to kick off the annual Army Emergency Relief Campaign.

  • 4-31 Infantry Soldiers conduct field training during winter storm

    Mar 7, 2013

    As Fort Drum, N.Y., braced for Winter Storm Nemo, Soldiers of A Company (Immortals), 4th Battalion, 31st Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team Rear, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), pushed through freezing temperatures and heavy snow to complete their live-fire exercises, Feb. 7-12, 2013.

  • Army studies range from virtual marksmanship to waste water reuse

    Mar 7, 2013

    Army commands can start thinking now about submitting study proposals to the Army Study Program Management Office for consideration this summer.

  • Intelligence Support to Sustainment Operations: Lessons Learned from the Iraq Drawdown

    Mar 13, 2013

    The 1st Theater Sustainment Command relied on daily intelligence sharing across the joint operating area to conduct safe and secure retrograde operations during Operation New Dawn.

  • Historic flag honors nation's fallen warriors

    Mar 6, 2013

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

  • Congressional Staffer Speaks at Detroit Arsenal Black History Month Observance

    Mar 6, 2013

  • 'Operation Slingshot' allows Soldiers to turn in equipment quicker prior to Afghan departure

    Mar 7, 2013

    Fort Campbell's "Rakkasans" are on a slingshot course that will lead them straight home to Fort Campbell, Ky., a bit quicker thanks to turn-in operations with the 401st Army Field Support Brigade in Bagram, Afghanistan.

  • Soldiers help build houses

    Mar 6, 2013

    Despite the cold weather, Soldiers and community volunteers hammered away on three houses for Habitat for Humanity Saturday.

  • Tulsa District 2012 Leadership Training Program Graduates 12 Students

    Mar 6, 2013

    A group of twelve Tulsa District emerging leaders completed a yearlong Leadership Development Program culminating in a graduation ceremony to commemorate their achievement.

  • Fort Benning holds case study for Legacy Project

    Mar 6, 2013

    When you think of historic structures on Fort Benning, more than one comes to mind: Doughboy Stadium, Ridgway Hall, the jump towers, Riverside, the cuartels. And there are many others. Fort Benning includes approximately 600 historic properties, said Susanne Perry, architectural historian with Cultural Resource Management on post. In fact, across DOD, there are more than 350,000 historic properties, she said.

  • Reservist 'happy' with job, ACAP services

    Mar 6, 2013

    Spc. Alfred Hermitt of Columbus, Ga., a former active-duty Soldier who is now in the Reserves, said he achieved his goal of working for a military-friendly company that works with his drill duties as a Reservist. Hermitt was able to land the job with Waggoners Trucking, a truck driving company that regularly hires Soldiers, with assistance from the Army Career and Alumni Program at Fort Benning.

  • Picatinny introduces girls to engineering

    Mar 6, 2013

    Picatinny hosted an "Introduce a Girl to Engineering" night Feb. 28, in the Building 93 lobby for approximately 20 local high school females to encourage them to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).

  • FORSCOM, USARC prepare new Lean Six Sigma Black Belts

    Mar 7, 2013

    Fourteen students representing U.S. Army Forces Command (FORSCOM), U.S. Army Reserve Command (USARC), and U.S. Army Special Operations Command gathered to work toward Black Belt certification in the four-week course co-sponsored by FORSCOM G-8, Business Readiness Improvement Division, and the U.S. Army Reserve Command (USARC) G-8, Continuous Process Improvement Office.

  • Medical hardship doesn't have to end Army service

    Mar 6, 2013

    While every Soldier would prefer to go through their military career without experiencing any medical hardships, many are not that fortunate. Soldiers face the obvious risks of battlefield injuries, but can also experience more common medical issues like any civilian.

  • Improving Fuel Distribution Effectiveness in Afghanistan

    Mar 13, 2013

    Balancing fuel consumption, capacity, and distribution velocity was essential to meeting the fuel needs of units in Regional Command Capital in Afghanistan.

  • 'Warhorse' Soldiers enjoy a night out

    Mar 6, 2013

  • Warrior Leader Course instructors introduce Army's new curriculum at Fort Drum

    Mar 6, 2013

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- As Soldiers rise through the ranks, much of their journey requires them to grow as leaders, improve military skills and attend professional development courses.

  • Cavalry scouts from Alaska take inaugural 'Gainey Cup'

    Mar 7, 2013

    Five cavalry scouts from U.S. Army Alaska won the inaugural Gainey Cup Competition, earning the right to call themselves the best cavalry scout team in the Army.

  • Martin Luther King Jr.'s Birthday Celebrated At the Detroit Arsenal

    Mar 6, 2013

  • Check Your Weather

    Mar 6, 2013

    On my most recent deployment, I was assigned to Task Force ODIN to operate and eventually provide instruction on the MQ-1B Warrior Alpha unmanned aircraft system. Shortly after reporting to Fort Hood, Texas, each UAS operator was assigned to a small 10- to 12-Soldier element as they attended their airframe qualification course. They were then deployed to their theater of operation. All of these events would occur within a six- to eight-month period, so, for the majority of the personnel assigned, this was quite a unique experience.

  • Army North helps celebrate Texas Independence

    Mar 12, 2013

    U.S. Army North helped the Daughters of the Republic of Texas Alamo Mission Chapter honor the men and women who fought and died for Texas Independence during a remembrence ceremony March 2 at the Alamo.

  • Twins teach future leaders for MCCC

    Mar 6, 2013

    It's nothing unusual in the Army. An ROTC cadet elects to join the Infantry; he comes to Fort Benning for the basic officer course, PCSes to a new unit as a platoon leader, then deploys. Along the way, he learns not just about Army doctrine but also about the Army way of life. He might marry, have kids. He might deploy a second or third time. It's the story of hundreds of Infantry officers over the past decade. It's more unusual, however, when it's twins, in this case, Capts. Mark and Eric Evans -- who, incidentally, married sisters as well. But that comes later.

  • Wounded warrior, hero reunited at Camp Arifjan

    Mar 7, 2013

    CAMP ARIFJAN, Kuwait--Nearly six years after being pulled from the wreckage of an explosion in Afghanistan, a survivor was unexpectedly reunited with his rescuer at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, March 4. When Staff Sgt. Michael A. Stagg last saw retired Army Sgt. Brian C. Fleming, dazed and burnt lying in a hospital bed, he couldn't imagine ever seeing him again. It was either fate or coincidence that they happened to recognize each other in passing on Fleming's stop in Kuwait from Afghanistan while he was on Operation Proper Exit II.

  • 2ID Air Assault Course

    Mar 6, 2013

    Candidates continue to master the basic rappelling fundamentals on the rappel tower during the 2nd Infantry Division's Air Assault Course at Camp Hovey, South Korea, March 6, 2013. The 10-day course is the first on the Korean Peninsula in 15 years. The instructors, from the Warrior Training Center in Fort Benning, Ga., are teaching students the skills and knowledge required to be competent in the conduct of combat air assault operations. Upon successful completion of the course, students are awarded the Air Assault Badge. The training shows that 2nd Inf. Div. is committed to maintaining and strengthening the republic to fight tonight in order to deter aggression toward the Republic of Korea. (Photo by Park Chin-u, 2ID PAO)

  • Operating Room Nurse Joins Army Reserve

    Mar 6, 2013

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (March 6, 2013) -- A local operating room nurse is lending his much-needed skills to the military. Preston Crider, who works full-time at Trinity Medical Center, took the oath of office Tuesday and was commissioned as a first lieutenant in the U.S. Army Reserve.

  • Gainey Cup: Scouts take on inaugural competition

    Mar 6, 2013

    Nearly 100 of the military's best Scouts convened on Fort Benning over the weekend for the inaugural Gainey Cup competition.

  • Faces of the Force: Passion and past deployments drive Soldier's development of protective gear

    Mar 6, 2013

    As the program manager for Soldier Protective Equipment, Lt. Col. Frank Lozano uses his personal experience to develop and deliver cutting-edge technology to protect Soldiers. Faces of the Force is a biweekly online feature providing an opportunity to highlight members of the Army Acquisition Workforce currently serving in a variety of AL&T disciplines.

  • What is the district's role in maintaining the GIWW?

    Mar 6, 2013

    "The USACE Galveston District is tasked with maintaining the Texas portion of the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway to ensure this important component of the Texas and U.S. maritime system remains open for commerce. Working with our partners, the Texas Department of Transportation, Texas ports and organizations such as the Gulf Intracoastal Canal Association, the district keeps the GIWW deep and wide enough to meet current shipping demands, which is key to the economic competitiveness of Texas ports."

  • Commentary: How the Army Needs to Lead Transformation in the Operational Energy Campaign

    Mar 13, 2013

    As the military has become more reliant on energy resources, the Army faces an an urgent need to formulate an effective and viable path for its tactical fuel and energy future. Because our national energy requirement is increasing, developing a strategy that incorporates alternative energy sources has become a priority for the Department of Defense (DOD) and the Army.

  • Surveys affect funding

    Mar 6, 2013

    Patients of Martin Army Community Hospital can help the hospital gain additional funding by giving the hospital positive reviews on a patient satisfaction survey. The Army Provider Level Satisfaction Survey is mailed to patients who are randomly selected. Based on the number of surveys returned and the responses MACH receives, the hospital could earn more money, or if the responses are negative, lose funding.

  • Missed appointments cost hospital

    Mar 6, 2013

    Meeting the health-care demands of the Fort Benning community is already a challenging job, but officials at Martin Army Community Hospital said patients who miss appointments are adding to that challenge. One of the primary concerns with missed appointments is that they limit access to care for multiple patients.

  • JMC employee retires after 40 years of government service

    Mar 6, 2013

    How many people can say they have worked for the federal government for 40 years? Joint Munitions Command's Tony Rosata can. Rosata's career began in January 1973 when he entered the U.S. Air Force with security police. He will retire March 8, 2013, as a senior security specialist.

  • Elements, terrain to test community

    Apr 5, 2013

    Inaugural Rugged Terrain Obstacle Run set for April 13 in Grafenwoehr

  • Tips for weary travelers

    Mar 6, 2013

    Jet lag can take the fun out of traveling. Experts recommend ways to combat it

  • Choosing a healthy diet has many benefits

    Mar 6, 2013

    March is National Nutrition Month. Experts encourage community members to 'Eat Right, Your Way, Every Day'

  • US military, Kuwaiti police unite against danger on roads

    Mar 6, 2013

    CAMP BUEHRING, Kuwait -- For some, traveling on the barren roads near Camp Buehring, Kuwait, is an opportunity to test the limits. In that moment, they may feel a sense of rebellion. Their adrenaline rising with their speed as they soar over speed bumps, drift around corners, and race through the desert. Unfortunately, their need for speed often ends in sirens, hopefully followed by a ticket or warning rather than a trip to the hospital. It is exactly the hope and purpose of the U.S. and Kuwaiti police team supporting 'Operation Roadrunner', to use its union of forces, experiences and cultures to combat those dangers on the roads of Kuwait.

  • Anatomy of a FAT: fire suppression systems on Kandahar Airfield pass the test

    Mar 6, 2013

    KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan -- Fire suppression systems in certain hangers require mandatory performance tests before aircraft can be stored or maintained in them. On Feb. 26 and 27, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers oversaw Final Acceptance Tests at four hangers on Kandahar Airfield with much-anticipated foamy results.

  • Office of Personnel Management Dismissal Procedures

    Mar 6, 2013

    Office of Personnel Management Dismissal Procedures

  • 'American Girl' dolls inspire monthly library tea party

    Mar 6, 2013

    WIESBADEN, Germany -- Young ladies and their dolls turned out in force for a giant tea party at the Wiesbaden Library Feb. 16. The 27 girls, ages 6 and older, were on hand to inaugurate the first of a new series of "American Girl" socials to be held every third Saturday of the month at 10 a.m. at the library.

  • Sergeant wins second top career counselor award

    Mar 6, 2013

    CAMP WALKER, South Korea - She is known as Sergeant Sunshine in 36th Signal Battalion.

  • Soldier Spotlight: Getting to know Sgt. Eric G. Blohm

    Mar 6, 2013

    Soldier Spotlight: Getting to know Sgt. Eric G. Blohm

  • TRADOC CG visits recruiters

    Mar 7, 2013

    General Robert W. Cone, who commands the U.S. Army's Training and Doctrine Command, visited the Clarksville Army Recruiting Center March 2. He spoke with the center's recruiters and was given a briefing by its leaders.

  • Pacific Portrait - USACE FED

    Nov 30, -0001

    Brief introduction of what the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Far East District is doing in Korea.

  • Portland District Engineering Day

    Nov 30, -0001

    Story about US Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District Engineering Day. Available in high definition.

  • Soldiers Update - AFRICOM budget

    Mar 7, 2013

    U.S. Africa Command Gen. Carter Ham discusses how sequestration will affect African partnerships.

  • Soldiers Update - Afghan volleyball

    Mar 7, 2013

    Scrimmages with the women from the International Security Assistance Force, Afghanistan, and the Afghan National Women's Volleyball team.

  • Soldiers Update - Gift of hope

    Mar 7, 2013

    An Army lieutenant organizes a clothing drive in Bagram, Afghanistan, with the help of his wife and other Oregon citizens.

  • Maj. Gen. Patrick Donahue speaks on funding required to keep troops involved

    Mar 7, 2013

    According to U.S. Army Africa commander, Maj. Gen. Patrick Donahue, he has found the necessary funding required to keep his troops involved on the continent, especially for his newly acquired Regionally Aligned Brigade.

  • Maj. Gen. Patrick Donahue speaks on the Army's move to employ Regionally Aligned Forces

    Mar 7, 2013

    As the U.S. Army moves to employ Regionally Aligned Forces, or USARF, U.S. Army Africa is one of the first to have access to the designated force. According to USARF Commander, Maj. Gen. Patrick Donahue, they can expect to be put to work right away.

  • Scouts survive weeklong exercise, learn new skills

    Mar 6, 2013

    By Sgt. Quentin Johnson 2nd BCT, 1st Cav. Div. Public Affairs FORT HOOD, Texas - Cavalry scouts and medics with Troop B., 4th "Dark Horse" Squadron, 9th U.S. Cavalry Regiment, 2nd "Black Jack" Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, conducted a situational training exercise here, Feb. 25 through March 1.

  • 'Gamblers' refine advanced rifle skills, conduct MOUT

    Mar 6, 2013

    Gunshots ring in the distance as soldiers kick in a door and clear a room during training hosted by the 15th "Gamblers" Brigade Support Battalion, 2nd "Black Jack" Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division.

  • Currahee Fire Support specialists certify in preparation for deployment

    Mar 6, 2013

    The Currahees started certification for the fire support specialists from the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division to prepare and qualify them for their next rendezvous with destiny, on Feb. 12, 2013 at Fort Campbell, Ky.

  • Currahees train with GPS guided mortars

    Mar 14, 2013

    In an effort to reduce the possibility of collateral damage even further, the 4th Brigade Combat Team, Currahee, 120mm mortar teams trained with XM-395 Precision Guided Mortar Munitions round paired with the M150/M151 Mortar Fire Control System on Feb. 27, 2013 at Fort Campbell, Ky.

  • Soldiers' money, choice for housing

    Nov 30, -0001

    Permanent change of station orders comes across a soldier's desk with an assignment to Fort Carson, Colo., "the best hometown in the Army," and now he must find a new place for him and his Family to live.

  • AMEDD Regimental Affiliation Day for Civilians

    Mar 5, 2013

    The U.S. Army Regimental System was established in 1981 to "enhance combat effectiveness through a framework that provides the opportunity for affiliation, develops loyalty and commitment, fosters an extended sense of belonging, improves unit esprit, and institutionalizes the war fighting ethos."

  • The Performance Triad: Nutrition - The connective link in your lifespace

    Aug 7, 2013

    Nutrition is one of the three components which make up the Performance Triad. The focus of the Performance Triad is on three key areas that affect cognitive and physical performance in the Army: Activity, Nutrition, and Sleep. By improving Soldiers' knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors in these three areas, it is expected that performance and resilience will improve, thus improving Soldier and Unit Readiness.

  • Over 40 Years of Providing Care: An Interview with Diane Haley Smith

    Mar 5, 2013

    Diane Haley Smith has some interesting stories to tell. She has traveled the world and helped countless people by serving as a nurse in the Army and in the civilian world. In an oral history interview through the AMEDD Center of History and Heritage, she describes some of her adventures.

  • NMTC recognizes ECBC leader, innovator for making a difference in local STEM education

    Mar 8, 2013

    EDGEWOOD, Md. -- The Northeastern Maryland Technology Council (NMTC) honored professionals, who make a difference in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education and technology advancement in the community, during its 2013 Visionary Awards Gala at Richlin Ballroom on Feb. 28. NMTC's Visionary Awards Academy presented Technical Director Joseph Wienand from the U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center (ECBC) with the 'Leader Award' and ECBC's Program Manager for Community and Educational Outreach Mary Doak with the 'Innovator Award' this year.

  • AMEDD Women in Combat - Serving the Force, Protecting the Nation

    Mar 5, 2013

    On January 24, 2013, Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta terminated the Department of Defense policy excluding women from ground combat assignments. However, women have been serving in combat in the Army Medical Department (AMEDD) for nearly 100 years, and with the AMEDD for even longer as volunteers and contract nurses. During World War I, Beatrice MacDonald was the first of three nurses to receive the Distinguished Service Cross after she volunteered to accompany a surgical team reinforcing a British Casualty Clearing Station on the front lines. While serving in that capacity, MacDonald received shrapnel wounds to her face which resulted in the loss of her right eye. Undeterred, MacDonald resumed her original duties at Evacuation Hospital No. 2 following her convalescence and continued to serve there until January 1919.

  • Currahees train on M3 Carl Gustav Recoilless Rifle

    Mar 5, 2013

    FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. -- The Currahees conducted training on the M3 Carl Gustav 84mm Recoilless Rifle, Feb. 20, 2013 at Fort Campbell, Ky., in preparation for their upcoming deployment.

  • Federal agencies in the Washington, DC, area, including JBM-HH, are OPEN March 7

    Mar 6, 2013

    Federal agencies in the Washington, DC, area including JBM-HH are OPEN March 7

  • CID warns of email scam, criminals posing as police

    Mar 7, 2013

    The U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command is warning both the Army community and the public about a new Internet phishing scam where criminals are attempting to pose as Army CID officials.

  • 402nd AFSB commander reunites with niece in Kuwait after 10-year absence, then re-enlists her

    Mar 5, 2013

    The 402nd AFSB commander re-enlisted his niece after they were reunited in Kuwait. The two hadn't seen each other in 10 years.

  • TBI and the Professional Soldier Athlete: Where are We Now? How Far Have We Come?

    Jan 27, 2014

    On October 18, 1984, Congress passed a one-time joint resolution declaring October 1984 as "National Head Injury Awareness Month" and called on the President to issue a proclamation in observance of the month. President Ronald Reagan signed "Proclamation 5262- National Head Injury Awareness Month, 1984" on October 18, 1984. Nearly 30 years later, Army Medicine is leading the way in early recognition and treatment of traumatic brain injuries through advanced research and innovation.

  • Daughter of Recruiting Operations Officer Enlists in Army

    Mar 6, 2013

    PFC TaQuesha Graves enlisted into the US Army, sworn in by her mother, CPT Mia Mayers, Operations Officer, US Army Recruiting Battalion, New York City.

  • Event allows small businesses to network with Corps staff

    Mar 5, 2013

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Tulsa District staff met with representatives from more than 75 businesses from 18 different states during the Meet the Corps Day event held recently at the Tulsa Technology-Lemley Campus in Tulsa.

  • Saving Money in Fiscally Constrained Times

    Mar 5, 2013

    At a time when the Army is looking for areas to cut operating costs, Army Medicine's "Greening the Operating Room" program is generating considerable savings by reducing waste streams. Within a military treatment facility, the operating room (OR) is one of the largest users of supplies and one of the largest producers of waste.

  • Recruiting XO Invited To State of the Union Address

    Mar 6, 2013

    Beckley Recruiting Battalion Executive Officer Maj. Richard Ojeda was invited by West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin to the 2013 State of the Union Address.

  • CSA: Sequestration to have cumulative impact

    Mar 7, 2013

    One of the effects of sequestration, which went into effect March 1, 2013, could be the reduction of the Army's end strength by 100,000, including some Guard and Reserve, the Army's chief of staff told members of Congress.

  • For better or worse: fighting makes for stronger marriage

    Mar 5, 2013

    "For better or worse, in sickness and health, until death do us part," is the life-long promise a couple makes on their wedding day. The bout begins, however, as they are faced with the challenge of learning to live and work together.

  • Marine Corps Reserve logistics battalion welcomes new commander

    Mar 5, 2013

    The commanding officer of a United States Marine Corps Reserve logistics battalion relinquished command to the incoming commanding officer in a ceremony at the Naval and Marine Corps Training Center, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., March 2.

  • Soldiers unite for prayer, faith, food

    Mar 5, 2013

    More than 300 Soldiers gathered at the Fort Bragg Club to share a meal, mingle and pray during the 60th annual National Prayer Breakfast Feb. 20.

  • Old Guard Soldier mentors younger brother through training program

    Mar 5, 2013

    Sgt. Frank Frenette, instructor, Regimental Indoctrination Program [RIP], Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard), trains his younger brother during a four-week training program which teaches new Old Guard recruits the high uniform, rifle manual and marching standards of The Old Guard.

  • Women make their mark in combat aviation

    Mar 5, 2013

    Operation Desert Storm saw the first female aviator in battle when Maj. Marie T. Rossi took the driver's seat flying fuel and ammunition to Soldiers crossing into enemy territory. Rossi lost her life when her CH-47 Chinook helicopter went down on March 1, 1991.

  • German employee retires after 34 years supporting US Army

    Mar 5, 2013

    The 405th Army Field Support Brigade said goodbye to Theo Arnold, Grafenwoehr's Transportation Division, who retired after 34 years of faithful, dedicated service to the U.S. Army.

  • March 5, 2013 -- Odierno testimony before House Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Construction

    Mar 5, 2013

    March 5, 2013 -- Odierno testimony before House Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Construction

  • Rock Island Arsenal fire station teams with local departments

    Mar 5, 2013

  • ACC captures 11 AMC Public Affairs awards

    Mar 6, 2013

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Army Contracting Command Public Affairs specialists earned 11 Army Materiel Command Maj. Gen Keith L. Ware Public Affairs awards for 2012, AMC announced March 1.

  • 404th AFSB participates in Green Belt training program

    Mar 5, 2013

    Members of the 404th AFSB at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., are participating in a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt training program to help them eventually be awarded certification.

  • Sergeant Audie Murphy honor goes to 117th Space Cowboy

    Mar 6, 2013

    Patton inducted into Sergeant Audie Murphy Club

  • Orgun-E medics provide life saving measures

    Mar 5, 2013

    FORWARD OPERATING BASE Orgun-E, Afghanistan (March 3, 2013) --Medical personnel assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2nd Battalion, 14th Infantry Regiment, Task Force "Golden Dragons," 2/10 Security Forces Assistance Brigade, are ready to support Soldiers and war fighters on the front lines by providing the highest care possible in the event of injury or sickness.

  • Heading for home to help veterans

    Mar 7, 2013

    How often does one get the chance to run on the field at Fenway Park, cross home plate, and help Iraq and Afghanistan veterans and their families -- all on the same day?

  • Tobyhanna techs support armed forces' satellite communications

    Mar 8, 2013

    Tactical Satellite Systems Branch employees at Tobyhanna Army Depot, Pa., received the first AN/TSC-156B/D Phoenix, March 2012, and are scheduled to overhaul eight in fiscal year 2013.

  • DC Winter Storm Info

    Mar 5, 2013

    *** Winter storm warning in effect from 8 p.m. this evening to 3 a.m. (EST) Thursday for the Washington D.C. Greater Metro Area *** All of the latest Weather information for the National Capital Region is at your finger tips; courtesy of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

  • 26.2 Reasons to Run

    Mar 5, 2013

    Sgt. 1st Class Kenneth Hamilton, operations noncommissioned officer for the 314th Public Affairs Operations Center in Birmingham, Ala., passes off the team tracker to Sgt. 1st Class Jeremiah Glassford, the lead noncommissioned officer of the 340th Public Affairs Detachment, during the first exchange of the relay portion of the Mercedes-Benz Marathon. The 314th Public Affairs Operation Center participated in the Mercedes Marathon weekend with soldiers competing in the full, half and relay portions of the race. The event was used to as a motivational tool for soldiers of the unit to improve their physical fitness abilities and to bring the unit together as they prepare for extended combat training. Photo by Spc. Kasheika Campbell.

  • Tactical Explosive Detection Dog (T.E.D.D.) "Livee" PFC Franklin Sena

    Nov 30, -0001

    T.E.D.D. "Livee" and PFC Franklin Sena conduct their first combat patrol together in Southern Afghanistan. Produced by Sgt. Kyle Burns.

  • USACE leads CQM course to sharpen quality control

    Mar 5, 2013

    WIESBADEN, Germany -- U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Europe District has kicked off its 2013 slate of Construction Quality Management courses, conducted quarterly for contractors awarded projects requiring this certification.

  • Sequestration tri-signed letter

    Mar 5, 2013

    Our current fiscal situation is challenging, but we must approach this as an opportunity to demonstrate, once again, our commitment to selfless service and our profession.

  • Afghan investigators take lead

    Mar 5, 2013

    Afghan Uniform Police investigators will soon be leading the way in training other Afghan Criminal Investigation Teams to gather evidence used to prosecute criminals and insurgents in Uruzgan province, Afghanistan.

  • Sequestration to affect DOD schools, commissaries

    Mar 5, 2013

    Civilian personnel at Department of Defense Education Activity schools and the Defense Commissary Agency will be affected by sequestration, Pentagon Press Secretary George Little said in Washington, D.C., March 4, 2013.

  • Vicenza wins Army Environmental Quality award

    Mar 5, 2013

    The Vicenza Military Community is serious about caring for the environment: U.S. Army Garrison Vicenza was selected as the Fiscal Year 2012 Army Environmental Awards Winner in the Environmental Quality--Overseas category. Environmental programs here have been named the best overseas in the U.S. Army and are now in competition for Department of Defense honors.

  • First building of Del Din facility in Italy turned over to Army

    Mar 5, 2013

    The first building of the new Del Din installation is now 100 percent complete, and was officially delivered to the Vicenza, Italy, garrison, Feb. 22, 2013.

  • Leaving a legacy of caring

    Mar 5, 2013

    Bonamego is an Italian family name that means "good friend." Rita Bonamego has lived up to her namesake by truly being a good friend to the Vicenza Military Community over the years. With more than three decades of experience between the American Red Cross and the U.S. government, Bonamego retires this month from Army Community Service, where she has served as the director of Mobilization Deployment and Master Resiliency programs since 2004.

  • Cougars show grit in Division II Euro finals

    Mar 5, 2013

    The Vicenza High School Cougars basketball squad made the trek to Wiesbaden, Germany, last weekend and fought their way to a third place finish in the DoDDS-Europe Basketball Finals.

  • Vicenza Military Community marks Black History Month with march, ceremony

    Mar 5, 2013

    The Vicenza military community member's reenacted the March on Washington Feb. 21 as part of the community Black History Month celebration. When the marchers arrived at the Golden Lion Conference Center, Col. Jonathon Johnson, U.S. Army Africa Command Inspector General, shared his experience in the remarks below.

  • How does she do it? She puts her mind to it! STEM professional excels at work, homeschooling

    Mar 5, 2013

    How does a mother home school all four of her children, climb the professional ladder from intern to senior management and still find time to volunteer and improve lives in her community? Ask Margaret Jones, a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers mechanical engineer, currently deployed in Afghanistan.

  • Celebrating Black History Month with Jubilation Gospel Choir

    Mar 5, 2013

    The Darby Military Community honored the African-American Heritage Month celebrations Feb. 21 with a food-tasting event at the Darby Community Club and a Gospel music concert by the Livorno Jubilation Gospel Choir. During his opening remarks at the African-American Heritage celebration, DMC Chaplain (Capt.) Regino Hernandez, read a famous line written by the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.: "We may have all come on different ships, but we're in the same boat now."

  • Strong Team Expo encourages community to 'Get Involved!'

    Mar 5, 2013

    Getting involved in healthy group activities helps build a strong community.

  • Guardsman flies colors at the Pepsi Center

    Mar 6, 2013

    100th MDB Soldier participates in Sister Nations Color Guard

  • Artistic expression captures attention of Warrior Transition Battalion Soldiers

    Mar 5, 2013

    Warrior Transition Battalion Soldiers enjoyed an evening of entertainment Feb. 26, 2013, as JP Williams, a Nashville soulful-singing artist and songwriter, performed a song he and six Fort Campbell (Ky.) Warrior Transition Battalion Soldiers wrote together.

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