Archive: Mar 2013

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  • Post master resilience trainers gather at breakfast

    Mar 22, 2013

    The Army's definition of resilience is the ability to grow, thrive in the face of challenges and bounce back from adversity. This attribute plays a vital role in a Soldier's overall performance in both foreign and domestic environments. Because of this, the Army is continuing to emphasize the importance of resilience and enhancing performance within units through the Master Resilience Training course.

  • Fort Bragg hardcore reenlisting

    Mar 22, 2013

    Spc. William Easterly and Spc. Jason Crigger, both mechanics from Headquarters Support Company, Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, XVIII Airborne Corps, raised their right hands to reenlist March 15, in a gas chamber at Fort Bragg.

  • Womack Army Medical Center hosts traumatic brain injury panel

    Mar 24, 2013

    As part of Brain Injury Awareness Month, Womack Army Medical Center at Fort Bragg, N.C., provided an opportunity to learn and gain further knowledge of traumatic brain injuries and concussions by hosting a discussion panel, March 7, 2013, at Weaver Auditorium.

  • Force developer retires after lengthy service

    Mar 22, 2013

    Thomas Mack closes federal service chapter

  • Why we serve: Naturalized citizen becomes an NCO

    Mar 22, 2013

    Spc. Ojumiri Mammah became a U.S. citizen in 2010 as part of a mass naturalization ceremony while deployed with the 82nd Airborne Division to Iraq. Three years later, the Seirra Leone-borne Mammah has become a noncommissioned officer.

  • WFSC Soldier presented Purple Heart Medal

    Mar 22, 2013

    Maj. Gen. Adolph McQueen Jr., deputy commanding general for support, U.S. Army North (Fifth Army), presents the Purple Heart Medal to Spc. Abdullah Savage March 18 during a ceremony in the Purple Heart Courtyard of the Warrior and Family Support Center.

  • Fort Bragg logistics planner is full of surprises

    Mar 22, 2013

    Ask Lt. Col. Michael P. "Spike" Solovey, a 1st Theater Sustainment Command logistics planner, about his passion for drawing and restoring cars and you will know more about him in 10 minutes than most who have known him for years. Solovey, began drawing in kindergarten, and started collecting and restoring classic cars in 2005. This year, those two passions came together

  • Fort Bragg resilience fair offers resources for Soldiers

    Mar 29, 2013

    A Community Resilience Fair was stood up by the XVIII Airborne Corps Comprehensive Soldier and Family Fitness Program March 12, to offer resilience resources for servicemembers, Families and civilians.

  • Army tests new parachutes with latest body armor

    Mar 25, 2013

    The Fort Bragg-based Airborne and Special Operations Test Directorate asked two-dozen scout paratroopers with the 82nd Airborne Division to help test the third generation of Improved Outer Tactical Vest body armor in airborne operations with the Army's new non-steerable parachute, the T-11.

  • Army Secretary at Fort Rucker, sees training for the future

    Mar 27, 2013

  • SMDC networks secure to accomplish mission

    Mar 22, 2013

    SMDC recently completed successful inspections of its Redstone Arsenal and Colorado Springs unclassified network systems.

  • Fort Bragg MPs start female mentorship program

    Mar 29, 2013

    The 16th Military Police Brigade and Fort Bragg's director of the Directorate of Emergency Services, hopes to create a professional environment where junior female Soldiers are able to learn from the experiences and share the knowledge of more seasoned female Soldiers. To that end, the Women in Uniform Mentorship Program was created. The program pairs Soldiers in the rank of private through staff sergeant and lieutenants with mentors at the sergeant first class level and higher.

  • Fort Bragg risk reduction program targets Soldiers who need help

    Mar 22, 2013

    Fort Bragg risk reduction program, headed by the Army Substance Abuse Program, is a three-part process to pinpoint what types of problems Soldiers are having before, during and after deployment. The program was first developed in 1994, at Fort Campbell, Ky. The Army Center for Substance Abuse expanded the program as a tool to prevent, reduce, and manage high risk Soldier behaviors.

  • Real women do choose math... and science, technology and engineering

    Mar 22, 2013

    Kenya McLin chose to enter a career field that is usually male dominated

  • Medical center at Fort Bragg hosts traumatic brain injury panel

    Mar 22, 2013

    As part of Brain Injury Awareness Month, Womack Army Medical Center provided an opportunity to learn and gain further knowledge of traumatic brain injuries and concussions by hosting a discussion panel March 7, at Weaver Auditorium.

  • President nominates new SMDC/ARSTRAT commanding general

    Mar 27, 2013

    SECDEF announces the president's nomination of Maj. Gen. David L. Mann

  • New Civilian Aide to the Secretary of the Army Invested at Hunter

    Mar 22, 2013

    Friends and leaders watched as Dr. Bill Cathcart, vice president and general manager of WTOC-TV, was sworn in as Georgia's fourth Civilian Aide to the Secretary of the Army (CASA) in a ceremony at Hunter Army Airfield March 4.

  • Corps still picking up after Hurricane Sandy

    Mar 24, 2013

    The Army Corps of Engineers is still involved in relief efforts following Hurricane Sandy, which slammed into the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast, Oct. 29, 2012.

  • SecArmy: Strong safety culture results in accident reduction

    Mar 25, 2013

    U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center officials recently hosted Secretary of the Army John McHugh at the center's state-of-the-art Crash Dynamics Lab.

  • Chaplain Emil J. Kapaun: a hero among Soldiers

    Mar 22, 2013

    On April 11, President Barack Obama will award Chaplain (Captain) Emil J. Kapaun, U.S. Army, the Medal of Honor for conspicuous gallantry.

  • Fallen contractor honored during memorial service

    Nov 30, -0001

    A somber memorial ceremony was held today in remembrance of a civilian contractor who was killed March 8 during an insider attack that took place on Forward Operating Base Tagab in the Kapisa province.

  • Francisco's career reaches crescendo

    Mar 26, 2013

    Music has always been a part of Sgt. 1st Class Don Francisco's life. It's not surprising that when he joined the Army nearly 30 years ago he sought a way to combine his love of music and country to forge a career that has seen him play for everyone from the President to Queen Elizabeth, to youngsters who have lost their parents.

  • Dress for success

    Mar 22, 2013

    Think getting dressed for a job interview is as easy as opening your closet door, picking out a suit and putting it on?

  • USARIEM unveils redesigned website

    Mar 27, 2013

    The U. S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine, unveiled their redesigned institute website Monday in an effort to combine multimedia information and products in one easily-accessible location.

  • Community comes together to bury forgotten veterans

    Mar 22, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Community comes together to bury forgotten veterans

  • A Shocking Tale - MPs get the full Taser experience

    Mar 22, 2013

  • Pinwheel parade for prevention scheduled

    Mar 22, 2013

    April is designated as a month for the nation to join together in raising awareness about the importance of preventing child abuse. The Blue Ribbon campaign was initiated by a grieving grandmother in Virginia who lost her grandson at the hands of his abusive father. The blue ribbon was a reminder of the bruises on the body of that little boy.

  • Battalion offers advice for BCT spouses

    Mar 22, 2013

    New spouses can sometimes feel adrift in military communities, a feeling the 3rd Battalion, 60th Infantry Regiment home to ease with a special panel discussion on post last week.

  • 200th MPCOM public affairs unit pumps up the volume at weekend training

    Mar 22, 2013

    The Army Reserve's 200th Military Police Command's 222nd Broadcast Operations Detachment based in Bell, Calif., recently stood up a temporary, small radio station for the purposes of training and entertainment.

  • Reflecting on the past, present, future of women's history

    Mar 22, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - In honor of Women's History Month, the Thunder Mountain Activity Centre hosted an observance on Wednesday, to give credit to the women who have played an important role in U.S. history.

  • Women continue to impress

    Mar 22, 2013

    The contributions of women throughout history have been the center of attention through the month of March, which is designated as National Women's History Month. This year's theme is Women Inspiring Innovation Through Imagination: Celebrating Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).

  • Even when physically shut, Army libraries stay open online

    Mar 22, 2013

    Army library patrons can access more than just a catalog of what books their library has on hand, but they may access many ebooks almost instantly.

  • Practice exercises help installation prepare for disaster

    Mar 22, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - The wail of sirens sounds out as Fort Huachuca firefighters respond to the call. Winds fan the flames of a fast-moving wildfire as smoke fills the air. A fire is racing toward Fort Huachuca's cantonment area and building evacuation gets underway. Everyone knows what to do, and Fort Huachuca and community emergency personnel respond as one, like a well-oiled machine.

  • Inventing a family tradition

    Mar 22, 2013

    Sgt. Jesse Tuttle, Company B, 1-330th Infantry Regiment, graduated from the U.S. Army Drill Sergeant School last week. His father, Sgt. 1st Class Michael Tuttle, was in the audience and no stranger to the grounds. Now assigned to Company C, 1-330th Infantry Regiment, the elder Tuttle graduated from the school in 2009. Both men are Army Reservists who reside in Fort Wayne, Ind.

  • Faces of the Force: Soldier makes a point of helping somebody every day

    Mar 22, 2013

    In observance of Women's History Month, this edition of Faces of the Force recognizes Master Sgt. Julie Saorrono, who specializes in contracting and serves as a trainer and mentor to her 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.

  • BOSS president emphasizes community

    Mar 22, 2013

    Fort Jackson's Better Opportunity for Single Soldiers program has a new president. Sgt. Cerno Toro, a chaplain assistant for 2nd Battalion, 39th Infantry Regiment, was appointed to the position earlier this month and said his primary goal during his presidency will be to unite the post's single Soldier community.

  • More than 100 run in 2013 Shamrock Shuffle

    Mar 22, 2013

    To begin St. Patrick's Day weekend, the circumstances were fitting that the co-ed race winners of the 2013 Shamrock Shuffle 5K road race were of Irish descent and a little green behind the ears.

  • Post addresses proposed furloughs

    Mar 22, 2013

    Across-the-board automatic federal budget cuts went into effect March 1 that could require civil servants to take one day of unpaid leave each week until the end of September. The furloughs are scheduled to begin April 26. Once notices arrive, employees have a seven-day window to appeal. Fort Jackson has scheduled two town hall meetings March 27 and 28 to allow command to directly address how the potential furloughs will impact day-to-day activities on Fort Jackson.

  • ANC Millennium Project to be finished by decade's end

    Mar 26, 2013

    A 27-acre addition to the northwest portion of Arlington National Cemetery will be ready for burials and inurnments before the year 2020.

  • Furlough topic of discussion at JBM-HH town hall

    Mar 22, 2013

    More than 200 Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall employees filled the Community Center March 19 to hear from the base commander about how the impending Defense Department furloughs will go into effect.

  • Transformation continues to change face of Wiesbaden military community

    Apr 15, 2013

    Transformation continues to change the face of the Wiesbaden military community in Germany. Scores of projects are changing traffic patterns, creating new facilities and upgrading existing facilities.

  • Army Learning Model for 2015 ... in 2013

    Mar 22, 2013

    The Army Learning Model, or ALM, for 2015 describes the deliberate actions and concepts that we are using here at Fort Jackson to train Soldiers. The ALM 2015 is changing the Army's individual learning methods and processes from a platform-centric, place-dependent model to one that is as adaptable as our operational forces.

  • Afghans Celebrate the New Year

    Mar 23, 2013

    Local Afghans, U.S. Navy Sailors and Army Soldiers from the Provincial Reconstruction Team and Security Forces Advisory Teams assigned to 2/10 Security Forces Assistance Brigade, gathered at a sports stadium in the city of Sharan in Paktika Province, Afghanistan to celebrate Nawroz March 21.

  • Speaker leads JBM-HH audience down women's 'yellow brick road'

    Mar 22, 2013

    Shelley Row, motivational speaker, author, engineer and former U.S. Department of Transportation executive, was the guest speaker at the Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall observance of Women's History Month March 20 in the base community center. The event was sponsored by the base Equal Opportunity Office.

  • OPMG - Report a Crime PDF

    Jun 25, 2014

    OMPG - Report a Crime PDF

  • SDDC detachment fulfills mission, saves precious dollars

    Mar 22, 2013

    Members of Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command's Pacific Northwest Detachment, headquartered in Seattle, Wash., managed the recent offload and distribution of 674 pieces of 2/2 Stryker Brigade Combat Team vehicles and containers redeployed from Afghanistan into the Port of Tacoma and forwarded onto Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.

  • Pentagon Delays Sending Furlough Notices to Civilian Workforce

    Mar 22, 2013

    Pentagon officials have put off sending furlough notices to civilian employees until they've had a chance to analyze how pending legislation that would fund the federal government for the rest of the fiscal year will affect the Defense Department.

  • Was ist los in Franken?: March 21-27, 2013

    Mar 22, 2013

    "Was ist los in Franken?" details off-post community events and activities occurring throughout Lower, Upper and Middle Franconia.

  • USAG Schweinfurt community announcements for March 21 to 27, 2013

    Mar 22, 2013

    Announcements for the U.S. Army Garrison Schweinfurt community for March 21 to 27, 2013.

  • USAG Bamberg community announcements for March 21 to 27, 2013

    Mar 22, 2013

    Announcements for the U.S. Army Garrison Bamberg community for March 21 to 27, 2013

  • Franconia Military Community announcements for March 21 to 27, 2013

    Mar 22, 2013

    Notices applicable to the Franconia Military Community, which includes U.S. Army Garrisons Ansbach, Bamberg and Schweinfurt, for March 21 to 27, 2013.

  • Pfc. Jackson

    Mar 22, 2013

    FORWARD OPERATING BASE SHARANA, Afghanistan (March 15, 2013) -- Shaneika L. Jackson was pursuing a degree in criminal justice at Oklahoma State University when she was approached by a U.S. Army recruiter.

  • USAG Ansbach Traveling Book Club members see, touch history in Nuremberg

    Mar 22, 2013

    Members of the USAG Ansbach community toured the Memorium Nuremberg Trials exhibit and Courtroom 600 March 16, 2013. The trip marked the culmination of the traveling book club's activities for this quarter, which included a viewing of the film "Judgment at Nuremberg" and William F. Buckley Jr.'s book "Nuremberg: The Reckoning." The Traveling Book Club, organized by the community libraries at Storck and Bleidorn, are planning more trips.

  • Ansbach community announcements for March 21 to 27, 2013

    Mar 22, 2013

    Community announcements for U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach for March 21 to 27.

  • One community working together to improve the environment

    Mar 24, 2013

    DONGDUCHEON, South Korea -- Soldiers from the 210th Fires Brigade and 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, both with the 2nd Infantry Division, and the citizens of Dongducheon take part in an annual clean-up exercise sponsored by the city of Dongducheon. Soldiers of the Warrior Division are committed to working together as neighbors to make the community a better place, demonstrating Katchi Kapshida (We Go Together). This event allows U.S. Soldiers and members of the community to work together and learn about each other, while improving the environment.

  • Eighth Army hosts community leaders at exercise

    Mar 22, 2013

    The Eighth Army commanding general hosted community leaders at his mobile command post at Warrior Base, South Korea, March 21, 2013, on the last day of Exercise Key Resolve.

  • Operation Dynamo -- power forward

    Mar 22, 2013

    Operation Dynamo, a Project Manager Mobile Electric Power initiative, is designed to bring efficient and reliable power to Soldiers executing missions in some of the most remote areas in Afghanistan.

  • Service members deliver hospitality

    Mar 22, 2013

    Helping people in need has always been a priority concern for service members in Korea.

  • Yongsan leaders review partnership plan

    Mar 22, 2013

    Members of the Yongsan-gu Korean American Friendship Council (KAFC) were invited to Yongsan Garrison to discuss their efforts strengthening the friendship between Republic of Korea and the United States here, March 21.

  • JROTC programs vie for national air rifle titles

    Mar 21, 2013

    The all-service air rifle meet gets under way Friday in Alabama and concludes Saturday.

  • Going Green: the Silvery Minnow and the Rio Grande

    Mar 21, 2013

    As signs of spring begin to show in the bosque, environmentalists, biologists and others continue their efforts to understand river flow issues along the Middle Rio Grande. River flow issues along the Middle Rio Grande impact all life in New Mexico. Of particular interest are endangered species in relation to water use and jurisdiction.

  • USACE Galveston District Employee Spotlight on Simon DeSoto

    Mar 22, 2013

    At the age of 18, Colorado River Lockmaster Simon DeSoto fell in love. Though she was two years his senior, he knew this relationship would last a lifetime and remained committed to providing her with the attention she deserved to fulfill her unique demands, maintain her integrity and ensure her wellbeing. Though the laundry list of "to dos" was great, he knew she (the Colorado River Locks - completed in 1954), was more than worthy of his labor of love.

  • New OER means fewer boxes, more accountability for raters

    Mar 25, 2013

    By December, officers will be rated under a new evaluation system -- one that is designed to both strengthen rater accountability and reflect current Army leadership doctrine.

  • DOD delays sending furlough notices to civilian employees

    Mar 22, 2013

    Pentagon officials have put off sending furlough notices to civilian employees until they've had a chance to analyze how pending legislation that would fund the federal government for the rest of the fiscal year will affect the Defense Department.

  • USACE Little Rock launches water level app

    Nov 30, -0001

    The Army Corps of Engineers, Little Rock District recently launched a mobile App for fisherman, navigators, paddlers and park visitors. The App delivers current water conditions for Corps' reservoirs, rivers and streams within the district boundaries to include the McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System.

  • Going Green: protecting our Great Lakes from the invasive Asian carp

    Mar 21, 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is a member of the Asian Carp Regional Coordinating Committee and is committed to preventing these invasive fish from becoming established in the Great Lakes to include putting electricity in water, participating in extensive monitoring to locate the fish, increasing the understanding of DNA water samples and conducting an extensive study that looks at options to prevent the transfer of all aquatic nuisance species between the Great Lakes and Mississippi River basins. Working with our partners to protect our national treasures, our Great Lakes, from aquatic nuisance species is critical.

  • Nominations now open for 37th Army Acquisition Annual Awards

    Mar 21, 2013

    Nominations for individuals and teams are now being accepted for the U.S. Army Acquisition Annual Awards now through June 21. This year marks the 37th anniversary of the awards, which honor and recognize excellence among those military and civilian members of the Army Acquisition Workforce who go above and beyond what is expected to provide Soldiers with the weapons and equipment they need to execute decisive, full-spectrum operations in support of their missions.

  • Speak w/ SGM - Chaplain Assistant Q&A March 2013

    Mar 21, 2013

    Chaplain Corps Regimental Sergeant Major (SGM) Stephen Stott hosted a call-in question and answer session with chaplain assistants ranked SPC and below. Questions included potential sequestration and budget impacts, career development, and Strong Bonds.

  • Testing Pono: Three P's should guide all customer interactions

    Mar 21, 2013

    WHEELER ARMY AIRFIELD, Hawaii -- During recent weeks, the U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii community's normal routines have been disrupted by the Macomb Gate closure, major road construction projects and several unscheduled power outages.

  • 'Invisible wounds' taking toll, Congress told

    Mar 22, 2013

    Lt. Gen. Howard B. Bromberg, the Army's deputy chief of staff, G-1, and other DOD leaders testified March 21, 2013, to the House Armed Services, Military Personnel Subcommittee hearing on suicide prevention.

  • Women's event offers career training, celebrates history

    Mar 21, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - More than 150 Aberdeen Proving Ground employees attended the 23rd Annual Federal Women's Program training conference March 13 at the Mallette Training Center Auditorium on the C4ISR campus.

  • Step with Care

    Mar 21, 2013

    HONOLULU -- Hiking is an excellent way to explore Hawaii's vast and varying landscapes.

  • Security clearance and possible furlough impacts

    Mar 21, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Holding a security clearance or possessing a restricted area badge is considered to be a privilege and is dependent on each individual meeting a number of requirements that extend to personal conduct both on and off the job.

  • AER campaign begins March 25

    Mar 21, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - The 2013 Army Emergency Relief Campaign will kick off March 25.

  • Garrison employee writes of historic 'Perry Hall Mansion'

    Mar 21, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - For as long as he can recall, Sean Kief has always known about the Perry Hall Mansion in Baltimore County. The APG Garrison photographer says the 250-year-old edifice, which the town of Perry Hall was named after, was the subject of countless vivid stories delivered by his grandmother, Myrl M. Smith, who was born inside the mansion and who served as Postmaster for the Fullerton postal branch in the 1950s and 60s. Adulthood did not diminish Kief's fondness for the quiet yet compelling history of the famous building. He eventually joined the Historic Perry Hall Mansion Inc. group, an organization dedicated to maintaining, managing and promoting the mansion, and with help from the group's administrative director, Jeffrey Smith, began an information-gathering project that resulted in a book contract with Arcadia Publishing, the nation's leading local history publisher.

  • Brain injury awareness event March 28

    Mar 21, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Esteemed experts in the field of adult, child and sports-related brain injuries will speak at a brain injury awareness event held at the post theater March 28 from 1 to 4 p.m.

  • Timber harvest set to begin on EUL area

    Mar 21, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - St. John Properties (SJP) will begin clearing 41.75 acres of Aberdeen Proving Ground's Enhanced Used Leasing (EUL) area for construction later this month.

  • 165th Quartermaster Group Change of Command

    Mar 21, 2013

    FORT BELVOIR, Va. - Col. Thomas J. Vaccaro expressed his gratitude to everyone as he relinquished command of the 165th Quartermaster Group here to Col. John Simma, Jr., March 17.

  • Mullins names Police Officer of Year for 2012

    Mar 21, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - A retired Army first sergeant and former correctional officer has been selected as the APG Directorate of Emergency Services Police Officer of the Year for 2012. Patrol Officer William P. Mullins was officially recognized as the 2012 honoree during a March 19 ceremony at DES headquarters.

  • New unit crest designed for the Public Health Command

    Mar 21, 2013

    The new USAPHC distinctive unit insignia was approved by the Institute of Heraldry on March 11.

  • Fort Sill Girl Scouts celebrate 101st birthday

    Mar 21, 2013

    FORT SILL, Okla. (21 march 2013) -- The five Fort Sill Girl Scout troops celebrated the organization's 101st anniversary during Girl Scout Week March 10-16. About 95 Scouts, troop leaders and volunteers participated in activities ranging from a retreat ceremony to kite flying to an athletic day here.

  • Sill intramural basketball season nears conclusion

    Mar 21, 2013

    FORT SILL, Okla. (21 March 2013)-- The 2013 intramural basketball schedule wrapped up its regular season March 14 as top teams prepared for the playoffs.

  • Crouch, touch, set: Rugby Aviators ground Flyers

    Mar 21, 2013

    The Fort Rucker Flyer Rugby team, which combined with the Panama City Beach Hurricanes last month, played the Pensacola Aviators March 16 in a match that was fit for the sky.

  • M-TEENS researches diet, exercise of youth

    Mar 21, 2013

    FORT SILL, Okla. (21 March 2013) -- Fort Sill is one of 12 installations in the United States selected to participate in the Military Teenagers' Environments, Exercise and Nutrition Study, or M-TEENS

  • Warriors dominate Guardians

    Mar 21, 2013

    The Fort Rucker Intramural Basketball playoffs began March 18 and the A Co., 1st Battalion,13th Aviation Regiment Warriors started off on the right foot as they took out the 158th Airfield Operations Battalion Guardians at the Fort Rucker Physical Fitness Facility.

  • Providers collaborate to improve patient care

    Mar 21, 2013

    Lyster Army Health Clinic and Humana Military hosted the first TRICARE Collaboration Event March 14 at the Aviation Museum to welcome community providers to Fort Rucker and give them a chance to meet the Lyster staff.

  • Fort Rucker yard sale aims for convenience, deals

    Mar 21, 2013

    Those who like to find a good deal and enjoy the hunt for hidden treasures may find what they are looking for at Fort Rucker's very first outdoor yard sale April 6 at the festival fields from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

  • Youth Fair prepares teens for future

    Mar 21, 2013

    Growing up is a part of life and gaining independence is part of that process, and the 2013 Youth Job and College Fair helped teens to take that first step into the "real world."

  • Picerne transitions into 2nd phase of partnership

    Mar 21, 2013

    The partnership between Picerne Military Housing and the Army is entering its eighth year, which means that Picerne will be slowing down construction and focusing on managing existing properties for the remainder of the 42-year alliance.

  • Fort Rucker hosts FRGs to help close gaps, educate

    Mar 21, 2013

    Family readiness group leaders and advisers came together March 14 at Wings Chapel to share best practices, and to learn about the installation and the resources available to them.

  • All Hazards exercise tests Fort Rucker's security, readiness

    Mar 21, 2013

    The artificialities of the recent all hazards exercise tested first responders, Flatiron, Criminal Investigations Command, medical teams, and communications systems throughout the installation, according to Col. Stuart J. McRae, Fort Rucker garrison commander.

  • Aviation Center of Excellence Soldiers compete for top honors

    Mar 22, 2013

    Nineteen Soldiers and noncommissioned officers from across the U.S. Army Aviation Center of Excellence had the opportunity to compete against one another through events that tested their physical prowess as well as their mental agility.

  • Dental student joins Army Reserve

    Mar 21, 2013

    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (March 21, 2013) -- A dental student from Carolina joined the U.S. Army Reserve while she completes her education.

  • Lawton-Fort Sill lifters showcase their power

    Mar 21, 2013

    FORT SILL, Okla. (21 March 2013) -- Displaying strength and camaraderie in another discipline, 3rd Battalion, 6th Air Defense Artillery hosted a powerlifting competition March 16 at Rinehart Fitness Center.

  • Platoon sergeants vie for Fort Sill title

    Mar 21, 2013

    FORT SILL, Okla. (21 March 2013) -- Platoon Sergeant (Sgt. 1st Class) Kevin Everett, 2nd Battalion, 6th Air Defense Artillery was named the Fires Center of Excellence and Fort Sill Platoon Sergeant of the Year March 20 during a ceremony here.

  • Fort Carson wounded warrior runs to help youths

    Mar 21, 2013

    Jerrod Fields went to support the nation with two healthy legs in 2005. While in Iraq, he sustained an injury that would claim his left leg and introduce him to a new path in life. "When the injury happened, the first thing I thought was my life has changed," Fields said.

  • Taxpayer responsible for accuracy, even if tax pro does work

    Mar 21, 2013

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - No matter who prepares your return, you are responsible for what goes to the IRS. However, many people assume they are not responsible to the IRS if something is entered incorrectly because they had a "professional" complete their return or there is an implied "guarantee" that the return is correct.

  • CAB maintenance crews enter 200-hour phase

    Mar 21, 2013

    Soldiers from 4th Combat Aviation Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, conducted 200-hour phase maintenance on its aircraft at Fort Carson, Colo.

  • Timeline takes visitors through 10 wars

    Mar 21, 2013

    FORT SILL, Okla. (21 March 2013) -- Polo Field transformed into a living history experience that carried those who attended back in time nearly 240 years on March 16.

  • 'Eggsperience' offers fun for all ages

    Mar 21, 2013

    Fort Carson Families flocked to the Iron Horse Sports and Fitness Center for "Eggsperience," an Easter-themed event that offered everything from Family activities, a petting zoo and a "junior Spartan" obstacle course.

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