Archive: Mar 2013

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  • Italian teens visit American peers

    Mar 29, 2013

    A group of Italian middle school students taking English as part of their studies recently "tested" their language abilities with a visit to Vicenza Middle School.

  • Teens complete food drive for Canile Gogna

    Mar 29, 2013

    Vicenza Middle School and Youth Services students drove their month-long community service project to its logical end March 5, literally sending the results of their hard work to the dogs.

  • Sergeant Major of the Army visits new Kandahar RPAT, connects with Soldiers

    Apr 23, 2013

    The Army's top enlisted Soldier visited the Kandahar Redistribution Property Assistance Team (RPAT) yard, a one-stop-shop for the Warfighter to turn in Army Theater Provided Equipment at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, to receive an update on the current retrograde process, March 26.

  • USAG Bamberg community announcements for March 28 to April 3, 2013

    Mar 29, 2013

    Community events and announcements for U.S. Army Garrison Bamberg from March 28 to April 3 and beyond.

  • Eighth Army celebrates Women's History Month

    Mar 29, 2013

    YONGSAN GARRISON, South Korea - The Eighth Army 2013 Women's History Month Ceremony was held in the Naija Ball Room at the Dragon Hill Lodge March 27.

  • Eighth Army deputy commander retires from Army

    Mar 29, 2013

    YONGSAN GARRISON, South Korea - Eighth Army bid farewell to Deputy Commander Maj. Gen. Eldon P. Regua who retired from the U.S. Army after 36 years of steadfast service to his country.

  • USAG Ansbach community announcements for March 28 to April 3, 2013

    Mar 29, 2013

    Community events and announcements for U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach from March 28 to April 3 and beyond.

  • Arnn Elementary students count success at American-Japanese 'soroban' competition

    Mar 29, 2013

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (March 29, 2013) -- Youth members of the John O. Arnn Elementary School Soroban Club counted their way to success at the 15th annual American and Japanese Children's Soroban Competition held March 28 at the Shimin Kaikan Center in Sagamihara City.

  • Task Force Faith veteran remembers heroic leader

    Apr 2, 2013

    Former U.S. Army Cpl. Ray Vallowe vividly remembers the bitter cold and the fierce fighting at the Chosin "Jangjin" Reservoir.

  • Job fair connects employees, careers

    Mar 29, 2013

    Child Youth and Services hosted its 2013 job fair to connect job seekers with careers by offering a personal touch of assistance informing attendees of current and future job openings across the peninsula.

  • SMA Chandler discusses balancing retrograde, readiness, budget with warfighters

    Mar 29, 2013

    Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III met with warfighters at Forward Operating Base Frontenac, Kandahar Province, Afghanistan, March 26, 2013, to discuss the current state of the Army and how budget cuts may impact the mission.

  • Army teams up with Intel to make training virtually a reality

    Mar 29, 2013

    The U.S. Army and Intel Corporation entered into a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement to collaborate and optimize research in virtual training environments.

  • Dragons receive two unit awards

    Apr 2, 2013

    FORT HOOD, Texas - - The 1st "Dragon" Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, 1st "Ironhorse" Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division received the Meritorious Unit Commendation for "exceptionally meritorious achievements" during Operation New Dawn and the Army Superior Unit Award "for outstanding meritorious service and outstanding performance" while stationed at Fort Hood, according to the award citations given by the Army.

  • 25CAB Soldier named AAAA Crew Chief of the Year

    Mar 28, 2013

    A UH-60 Black Hawk crew chief from Company C, 2nd Battalion, 25th Aviation Regiment, 25th Combat Aviation Brigade, was presented with the 2012 Army Aviation Association of America Henry Q. Dunn Crew Chief of the Year Award on Wheeler Army Airfield, Hawaii, March 25, 2013.

  • America pays tribute to spouses, family members of fallen military

    Mar 28, 2013

    America will pay respect April 5 to the spouses and families of fallen members of the U.S. Armed Forces. A resolution to designate Gold Star Wives Day was approved March 20 by the U.S. Senate in recognition of the sacrifices made by these spouses and family members.

  • Central Readiness Force Headquarters Relocation Ceremony

    Mar 28, 2013

    The Japan Ground Self-Defense Force's Central Readiness Force headquarters relocation ceremony was held recently at Camp Zama, Japan. During the ceremony, which celebrated the completion of the relocation of the unit from Camp Asaka in Tokyo to Camp Zama, a ribbon-cutting was conducted by Lt. Gen. Masahiro Hidaka, commander of the CRF, and Maj. Gen. Michael Harrison, commander of U.S. Army Japan and I Corps (Forward), along with the mayors of nearby Sagamihara and Zama cities.

  • Army to help improve installation access for Gold Star Family members

    Sep 18, 2013

    The U.S. Army Installation Management Command recently implemented a program to ensure Family members of Fallen Soldiers have easier access to Army installations. On March 14, Army installations began issuing a standardized Gold Star Installation Access Card to parents and siblings of deceased active duty Soldiers to allow unescorted access to the installation, so they are able to receive services and support.

  • Fourth female Army diver

    Mar 28, 2013

    It's not often that Soldiers get to solidify their place in military history. Throw in the fact that this Soldier who is not only the fourth, but the only current Soldier with this exclusive achievement.

  • Fort Sill activities entertain children during spring break

    Mar 28, 2013

    Youth on Fort Sill spent spring break doing a variety of fun activities at the new youth center, Nye Library and at the School Age Center.

  • Army TSO Office participates in corporate leadership summit

    Mar 29, 2013

    Army G-1, Adjutant General of the Army join key business leaders in sharing best practices for hiring transitioning Soldiers. Army representatives took part in Coca-Cola Corporation's formal, collaborative Corporate Leadership Council summit at the U.S. Patent and Trade Office complex Feb. 25 in Alexandria, Va.

  • Air Defense Artillery Soldier named Fort Sill top platoon sergeant

    Mar 28, 2013

    Platoon Sergeant (Sgt. 1st Class) Kevin Everett thrives on competition like he did in winning the Fires Center of Excellence and Fort Sill (Okla.) Platoon Sergeant of the Year March 12-15, 2013.

  • Sill to host two ceremonies to honor Vietnam veterans

    Mar 28, 2013

    Post officials are working out the final details for this week's scheduled "Welcome Home" events for our Vietnam veterans.

  • Spotlight shines on emergency services trainor

    Mar 28, 2013

    A Fort Sill (Okla.) Directorate of Emergency Services' training officer is today's, March 28, 2013, employee in the spotlight.

  • Team CBRNE leverages technology to advance, protect warfighters

    Apr 23, 2013

    Under Secretary of the Army Joseph W. Westphal, Ph.D., met with Team CBRNE's experienced Soldiers, scientists, engineers, and technicians to see firsthand how they develop and refine technologies to support service members, interagency partners, through coordination with private industry and academia.

  • Cameron University professor blazed trails for women

    Mar 28, 2013

    Fort Sill celebrated National Women's History Month March 21, 2013, with a luncheon which featured a very special speaker.

  • Leaders emphasize importance of human domain as Army plans for future

    Mar 28, 2013

    It is fitting that on the 10-year anniversary of the Iraq War, the Army gathered Joint Force partners, civilian military experts and foreign military representatives to analyze the lessons learned from more than a decade of war to help guide the service's transition to an Army of preparation.

  • ARE YOU A NEW UTAH RESIDENT?

    Mar 28, 2013

    DUGWAY PROVING GROUND, ARE YOU A NEW UTAH RESIDENT? When a person moves to a new state, he or she is required to establish residency in the new state. The laws of the state will dictate the requirements for establishing residency, vehicle registration, and obtaining a driver's license. The state will then issue a new plate or plates that must be attached to the vehicle and/or a driver's license that must be carried when operating a motor vehicle.

  • Fort Sill to celebrate Month of Military Child with numerous events

    Mar 28, 2013

    April is Month of the Military Child and Fort Sill celebrates military children throughout the month with activities to recognize their contributions to the overall military mission.

  • Troops to get commercial tickets for rest and recuperation flights

    Mar 29, 2013

    Beginning in April, service members going on rest & recuperation leave will be issued commercial tickets to their leave destination, instead of seats on charter flights.

  • Virtual trainer immerses Soldiers in deployed environment

    Mar 28, 2013

    JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, N.J. -- When training Soldiers for combat, realism plays a key role in ensuring preparedness. First Army Division East trainers at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., immerse Soldiers completely in scenario-based training using the Reconfigurable Vehicle Tactical Trainer, a virtual training system. "Instituting virtual training for military personnel to experience a variety of wartime scenarios is a cost-effective and time-efficient way to experience the real thing," explained Sgt. 1st Class Jonnie Horne, Counter-IED instructor with 1st Battalion, 307th Infantry Regiment, 174th Infantry Brigade, First Army Division East.

  • 214th Fires Soldiers, families adapt after IED attack

    Mar 28, 2013

    Ten months have passed since the May 20, 2012, attack on a 214th Fires Brigade security force assistance team that left two dead and two wounded during a deployment in Afghanistan. Though time has moved on, the events of that day still affect those close to the individuals tremendously today, March 28, 2013, at Fort Sill, Okla.

  • CDL School works with Army TSO office, gets recognized by Miami Heat

    Mar 28, 2013

    School's 'Troops Into Transportation' Program, newly hired Soldiers honored in NBA pre-game ceremony. The Miami Heat and the Philadelphia 76ers faced off in a National Basketball Association game March 8 at the American Airlines Arena in Miami. Prior to the singing of the national anthem, six Soldiers -- all recently hired under the Commercial Driver's License (CDL) School's "Troops Into Transportation" Program -- stood proudly at center court to receive well-deserved applause and recognition.

  • Follower, then leader, foundation for NCO corps

    Mar 28, 2013

    "A great leader is clear. They are obedient. They are humble. They are loyal," said 1st Sgt. Joseph Smith, first sergeant of the Headquarters, Headquarters Detachment at First Army Division East. "They -- great leaders -- are the noncommissioned officers, which serve among our armed forces, in every branch of service not only throughout the United States, but throughout the rest of the world. If you want to become a great leader, you must first become a great follower." The history of the noncommissioned officer began in 1775 with the birth of the Continental Army. The Army began to explicitly define NCO duties during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. When becoming an NCO, an individual must display their expertise in their military occupational specialty and ability to lead troops.

  • Army women honor past, look to future

    Apr 2, 2013

    From the American Revolutionary War to today, women have served important roles in the Army. They've made history and blazed a trail for the next generation of women who will serve.

  • Integration team readies for NIE 13.2, supports network fielding

    Mar 28, 2013

    The Trail Bosses are one of numerous concepts and lessons-learned from the NIEs that are now being applied to the fielding of Capability Set (CS 13), the Army's first fully-integrated, Soldier-vetted package of network equipment to emerge from the NIE process. At the same time that Soldier training, vehicle integration, system check-outs and other preparations are underway here for this spring's NIE 13.2, the Army is fielding and training select Brigade Combat Teams (BCTs) with CS 13 as they prepare for deployment to Afghanistan.

  • Army satellite controllers re-up with MV-22 Osprey

    Mar 28, 2013

    Five Soldiers re-enlist during 'unique opportunity'

  • Soldiers, spouses build Strong Bonds

    Mar 28, 2013

    Soldiers, spouses go on retreat to reconnect

  • Eagles win post championship in OT

    Mar 28, 2013

    With 1 second left on the clock, silence fell across the court as the final free throw soared through the air to determine the outcome of the 2013 Fort Rucker Intramural Basketball Post Championship game.

  • Dog demo educates Fort Rucker students on K9s

    Mar 28, 2013

    Military working canine handlers, along with six military working dogs, visited Fort Rucker Elementary School March 21 to educate the children on how the dogs help police protect the installation and how to properly behave around them.

  • Registration change seeks new interest

    Mar 28, 2013

    A new registration process with Fort Rucker Child, Youth and School Services is designed to garner new interest and bolster youth participation at the new youth center.

  • Deadline nears to file tax returns

    Mar 28, 2013

    Since its opening in January, the Fort Jackson Tax Center has served more than 1,400 people, successfully processed more than 2,000 returns, and generated more than $3 million in tax refunds. The Tax Center has saved each customer an average of $197 in tax preparation fees.

  • Depot overhauls 60mm mortars for FMS

    Mar 28, 2013

    In February, the Anniston Army Depot Small Arms Repair Facility ramped up production of 60mm mortar tubes for a foreign military sales mission.

  • Sunlight, soil, seeds: Class aims to educate gardeners

    Mar 28, 2013

    Though the weather may still be chilly, spring is officially here, and with it comes the Center Library's annual Vegetable Gardening in the South class.

  • Canine changes life of veteran, promotes healing

    Mar 28, 2013

    He's loyal, large, and lovable. That's how the Anniston Army Depot industrial hygienist describes her constant companion. She is quick to point out that her four-legged friend, Gunny, provides an invaluable service.

  • Red Cross committed to helping Soldiers

    Mar 28, 2013

    Current American Red Cross caseworkers and their predecessors have been making the link between United States service members and their families in emergency situations since World War I.

  • President pens letter to progeny of Picatinny personnel

    Mar 28, 2013

    A little girl's dream came true when she opened the mailbox one day and saw a letter addressed to her from the Office of the President of the United States.

  • Children's Festival brings in hundreds, despite expected storms

    Mar 28, 2013

    Despite a gloomy forecast March 26, more than 900 people showed up for the ninth annual Children's Festival held in the Andrews Fort Rucker Physical Fitness Facility.

  • Career expo scheduled for April 30

    Mar 28, 2013

    The Army Community Services Employment Readiness Program will partner with Midlands Technical College for a Career Awareness Expo from 9 a.m. to noon, April 30 at the Education Center, Room B-110.

  • ANAD on the front lines: M2A1 repairs performed for Soldiers in Southwest Asia

    Mar 28, 2013

    Small arms repairers Ray Carmichael and Michael Griggs recently returned from an overseas assignment to repair M2A1 machine guns in Afghanistan. Both men have deployed for small arms missions, both stateside and overseas, in the past. But this year's mission was different from previous ones because the men were working on the front lines.

  • Furlough message from ANAD leaders

    Mar 28, 2013

    Anniston Army Depot employees can view the latest information regarding Furloughs and Sequestration on ANAD's Intranet resource page.

  • Fort Jackson chaplain to receive Distinguished Service Award

    Mar 28, 2013

    A TRADOC chaplain is the recipient of the Military Chaplains Association's 2013 Distinguished Service Award.

  • Program provides suicide prevention training in May

    Mar 28, 2013

    As the number of suicides in the U.S. armed forces continues to rise, the Fort Rucker Army Substance Abuse Program is working to combat the already "heartbreaking" numbers.

  • Army Aviation, industry decipher 'art of the possible' for the future

    Mar 28, 2013

    Army Aviation professionals and industry representatives rolled up their sleeves at The Landing March 21 during Fort Rucker's Aviation Training Industry Day to tackle training issues for the future, together.

  • Twins reunite in Afghanistan after 2 year separation

    Apr 1, 2013

    PAKTIYA PROVINCE, Afghanistan (March 21, 2013) - Family is and has always been considered one of the most important subjects within the Army. The Pagan twins are one example. U.S. Army Spc. Janice Pagan, an automated logistical specialist assigned to Forward Support Company, 1st Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team "Rakkasans," 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), was granted a 3-day pass to reunite with her twin sister at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan. "I am very excited to see my sister," said Janice. "After telling my family what is going to happen they are very happy as well." The twins have not been able to come together in more than two years due to being in different units within the Army.

  • Bike ride, play highlight Alcohol Awareness Month

    Mar 28, 2013

    Alcohol Awareness Month is just around the corner and Army Substance Abuse Program officials want to make sure that Soldiers and civilians on Fort Rucker have the proper awareness and education about effects alcohol abuse can have on not just the individual, but those in their lives.

  • Flying high: ACS staff member earns employee of year honor

    Mar 28, 2013

    Army Community Service is committed to providing Soldiers and their Families with opportunities to balance both career and Family, but one employee stood out above the rest.

  • Event on Fort Rucker focuses on 'training readiness at best value'

    Mar 28, 2013

    U.S. Army Aviation Center of Excellence senior leaders, Aviators and industry representatives gathered at The Landing March 21 to discuss future Aviation training on the installation in order to find the most efficient way to train Aviators with the constraints that have been placed upon the Army.

  • Fort Rucker Soldier earns DFC for actions in Afghanistan

    Mar 28, 2013

    A 1st Battalion, 212th Aviation Regiment Soldier received the Distinguished Flying Cross March 21 for his actions in Operation Enduring Freedom in January 2011.

  • Kenner Earns recognition

    Mar 28, 2013

    Kenner Army Health Clinic receives recognition from the National Committee for Quality Assurance as a Level 3 Army Patient Medical Home.

  • Post celebrates Month of the Military Child

    Mar 28, 2013

    For nearly 30 years, the military has honored the youngest members of its community by marking April as the Month of the Military Child, or MoMC. This year's theme, "Proud, Ready and Resilient" highlights the ability of military children to adapt to the challenges of the military lifestyle. Organizations around Fort Jackson will join in the celebration by hosting a variety of events scheduled throughout April.

  • International student shares culture

    Mar 28, 2013

    The Fort Sill (Okla.) International Student Division hosts the Know Your World program monthly, which allows international students here for training the opportunity to speak about their respective countries in a multimedia presentation. The spotlight country March 21, 2013, was Georgia.

  • Thunderbird cooks compete for Connelly Field Competition honors.

    Mar 29, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Thunderbird cooks compete for Connelly Field Competition honors.

  • Soldiers Update - Herbert Miller interview, Medal of Honor, Emil Kapaun

    Apr 2, 2013

    Army Chaplain (Capt.) Emil Kapaun posthumously will receive the Medal of Honor for his acts of valor during the Korean War. Herbert Miller, whose life was saved by Chaplain Kapaun, is interviewed in this touching story.

  • RWBAHC consistent with IDES success

    Mar 28, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - In August 2011, Fort Huachuca began implementing the Integrated Disability Evaluation System, or IDES, to create a simpler and time-efficient disability evaluation process.

  • Army garrisons in Europe support child abuse prevention activities

    Mar 28, 2013

    SEMBACH, Germany -- U.S. Army garrisons across Europe have a variety of activities scheduled in April as part of Child Abuse Prevention Month.

  • Fort Sill intramural basketball season wraps up

    Mar 28, 2013

    The 2nd Battalion, 2nd Field Artillery held off a hot shooting A Battery, 1st Battalion, 56th Air Defense Artillery team, 53-48, to win the intramural basketball championship March 20, 2013, at Rinehart Fitness Center, Fort Sill, Okla.

  • Less salt please

    Mar 28, 2013

    Tips for reducing salt intake

  • Fort Sill to host Easter egg hunt

    Mar 28, 2013

    The annual Fort Sill Easter Egg Hunt, is March 30, 2013, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Butner/Cowan Field.

  • STDs cause serious illness, even death

    Mar 28, 2013

    April is sexually transmitted disease (STD) awareness month, an annual effort aimed at educating the public about prevention, treatment and risk reduction. STDs are serious problems affecting both military and civilian communities.

  • Fort Huachuca remembers, honors fallen Soldier

    Mar 28, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - The U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence, or USAICoE, and Fort Huachuca hosted a ceremony on March 22 at the Seifert School Age Services Center in remembrance of Capt. Christopher Seifert, and to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the beginning of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

  • Alcohol and drunk driving put lives at risk

    Mar 28, 2013

    Heavy alcohol consumption is a problem nationally and in the military. The Institute of Medicine recently reported the use of alcohol has spiked since the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan began.

  • Sill doctor delivers for 22 years

    Mar 28, 2013

    Dr. Ralph Heirigs, obstetrics and gynecology physician at Reynolds Army Community Hospital, Fort Sill, Okla., has delivered more than 5,000 babies during the past 22 years at RACH. He was highlighted March 28, 2013, as part of the hospital's observation of National Doctors Day.

  • Natick testing beneficial in uncertain climate

    Mar 29, 2013

    In an era of budgetary uncertainty, the Doriot Climatic Chambers at Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center, Mass., recently conducted tests that not only saved taxpayer money, but generated revenue.

  • Retrograde and redeployment, the soldiers' perspective

    Apr 1, 2013

    While standing on the back of a MaxxPro mine-resistant, ambush-protected (MRAP) vehicle, convoy escort team commander, U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Steven Webb, watches as his CET, the "Dark Side", a mixed group of experienced combat veterans and first-time deployers with the 359th Inland Cargo Transfer Company, finish preparing their trucks for a mission to Forward Operating Base Fenty, Afghanistan Feb. 22.

  • Young boxer prepares for championship bouts

    Mar 28, 2013

    Fort Sill family member Allyanna Bates, 12, has been boxing more than one year and is preparing for a local bout, and one day she hopes to fight in the Olympics. She was busy training March 28, 2013.

  • 10-year-old girl helps save her mom

    Mar 29, 2013

    A 10-year-old girl helped save her mother who was unable to breathe after having an allergic reaction to a dose of aspirin. The hospital command rewarded her at her school with a hat and backpack.

  • Storm water a critical resource

    Mar 28, 2013

    Clean water is essential to human survival and a precious resource, especially in times of drought. Many residents and visitors to Fort Carson may not know a part of that resource is the water going into the storm drains in the streets and parking lots.

  • Fort Carson Engineers clear routes, gather intel

    Mar 28, 2013

    From March 12-17, three line platoons from the 576th Eng. completed mounted and dismounted route-clearance missions and collected intelligence as part of an evolutionary training concept dubbed "assured mobility."

  • From the mouths of babes: Grade-schoolers dish on life in the Vaterland

    May 14, 2013

    Elfriede Kean's host nation class at Grafenwoehr Elementary School talk about what they've learned about German culture, in and outside the classroom. The first in a series of articles called "Insiders' tips for Auslaender," which focuses on ways to make the most of your tour in Bavaria.

  • Dress for Less fashion show mingles style and frugality

    Mar 28, 2013

    ACS fashion show caters to the financially savvy

  • Fort Drum financial counselors help community prepare for potential furlough

    Mar 28, 2013

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Although civilian employees have not received their official furlough notices, it is important to be prepared to weather a potential financial storm.

  • Little English School visits Caserma Ederle

    Mar 28, 2013

    Students from the Little English School of Vicenza visited Caserma Ederle March 14 to find out something about their American neighbors. The children in Year 1 (a and b) visited the installation's Fire Department and the Armed Forces Network Vicenza radio and TV studios as part of a class project titled "People who serve the community."

  • Business executives gain insights into Army life during visit to Fort Drum

    Mar 28, 2013

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Members of the Business Executives for National Security visited Fort Drum on March 19-20 to experience a day in a Soldier's life.

  • Community gives a pot o' gold to Wounded Warriors

    Mar 28, 2013

    Shamrock Shuffle and NMS raise almost $5,000 for Wounded Warriors

  • China to Alabama to Rock Island Arsenal - one intern's journey to love & success

    Mar 28, 2013

  • Fort Drum emergency personnel respond to simulated helicopter crash

    Mar 28, 2013

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Fort Drum personnel conducted emergency response training on post Tuesday morning at a scene that simulated an OH-58D Kiowa Warrior helicopter crash landing with two pilots on board.

  • 10th Mountain Division Soldiers conquer 'Spartan Peak'

    Mar 29, 2013

    Soldiers with 3rd Brigade Combat Team "Spartans," 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), wrapped up eight days of high-intensity, round-the-clock combat training, March 26, 2013, at Fort Drum, N.Y., as exercise "Spartan Peak" came to a close.

  • Spring Safety Day campaign makes playgrounds safe

    Mar 28, 2013

    USAG Hohenfels Installation Safety Office provides tips for safe play at BMC playgrounds.

  • Kenner Goes Tobacco-Free

    Mar 28, 2013

  • Fort Drum Soldiers claim medals in culinary arts competitive event

    Mar 28, 2013

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Fort Drum Culinary Team members tested their skills against some of the best chefs in the military March 3-15 at Fort Lee, Va., bringing home gold, silver and bronze medals for their efforts.

  • Vicenza math instructor keeps turning on the lights for Soldiers, family members

    Mar 28, 2013

    Dr. Samuela Franceshini, an adjunct instructor of mathematics with University of Maryland University College-Europe, has taught Soldiers and family members since 2009 on Caserma Ederle in Vicenza, Italy. With every class she teaches, she sees students light up when they break through the fog to finally get how the numbers add up.

  • Instrument repair is Soldier's passion and profession

    Mar 28, 2013

    Staff Sgt. Michael A. Bravin, instrument repair technician with The U.S. Army Field Band, has a passion for fixing broken instruments, and the band provides him with more than enough to keep him busy full time.

  • Building stronger relationships in U.S. Army Europe

    Mar 28, 2013

    Five local German leaders teamed up with U.S. Army Joint Multinational Readiness Center Observer/Coach Trainer Team Mustang in Hohenfels, March 20, to strengthen community relations.

  • Corps celebrates women in science, technology, engineering, mathematics

    Mar 29, 2013

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 26, 2013) -- During a Women's History Month event at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District Headquarters, employees in attendance learned more about the district's partnership with the Middle Tennessee STEM Hub and celebrated women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

  • Understanding prescriptions

    Mar 28, 2013

  • Fort Lee dog handlers participate in K-9 Veterans Day at state capital

    Mar 28, 2013

    RICHMOND, Va. (March 27, 2013) -- Several Soldiers of Fort Lee's 217th Military Police Detachment were on hand for a press conference that was a part of K-9 Veterans Day held at the Virginia War Memorial.

  • West Point health care providers focus on brain injury prevention, diagnosis, treatment

    Mar 29, 2013

    March is Brain Injury Awareness month. Both the greater Army and the leadership at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., have worked to increase awareness of brain injury, with focus on prevention, early recognition, and treatment.

  • Sky Soldier is rock climbing ace in training with Italian mountaineers

    Mar 28, 2013

    Pfc. Max Gibbons, 2nd Regiment, 503rd Infantry, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, was top of his class when training in the Alps with Italian forces last month and may go on to be the first American Soldier in anyone's memory to become a certified instructor this coming autumn. "I have a passion for it. There's the physical challenge, and the mental challenge. It requires total focus. It's all about problem solving and the fact that I like to do dangerous things," said Gibbons.

  • Expert shares anti-bully tips with Vicenza parents

    Mar 28, 2013

    Nine-time author Dr. Michele Borba visited Vicenza, Italy, to speak with parents about how to deal with bullying March 22.

  • Guard Bureau Chief: National Guard faces challenges, should stay operational

    Mar 28, 2013

    At a historic peak of excellence, the National Guard faces significant challenges and should remain an operational force, Gen. Frank Grass told U.S. Congressmen March 27, 2013.