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  • Mushan locals

    Nov 30, -0001

    Village locals gather for a Medical Civic Action Program (MEDCAP), March 14, in Kandahar province, Afghanistan. (U.S. Army photo by 2nd Lt. Jennifer Frazer, 102nd Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

  • Mushan locals

    Nov 30, -0001

    Village locals gather for a Medical Civic Action Program (MEDCAP), March 14, in Kandahar province, Afghanistan. (U.S. Army photo by 2nd Lt. Jennifer Frazer, 102nd Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

  • Mushan locals

    Nov 30, -0001

    Village locals gather for a Medical Civic Action Program (MEDCAP), March 14, in Kandahar province, Afghanistan. (U.S. Army photo by 2nd Lt. Jennifer Frazer, 102nd Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

  • Mushan locals

    Nov 30, -0001

    Village locals gather for a Medical Civic Action Program (MEDCAP), March 14, in Kandahar province, Afghanistan. (U.S. Army photo by 2nd Lt. Jennifer Frazer, 102nd Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

  • Mushan locals

    Nov 30, -0001

    Village locals gather for a Medical Civic Action Program (MEDCAP), March 14, in Kandahar province, Afghanistan. (U.S. Army photo by 2nd Lt. Jennifer Frazer, 102nd Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

  • Mushan locals

    Nov 30, -0001

    Village locals gather for a Medical Civic Action Program (MEDCAP), March 14, in Kandahar province, Afghanistan. (U.S. Army photo by 2nd Lt. Jennifer Frazer, 102nd Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

  • Mushan locals

    Nov 30, -0001

    Village locals gather for a Medical Civic Action Program (MEDCAP), March 14, in Kandahar province, Afghanistan. (U.S. Army photo by 2nd Lt. Jennifer Frazer, 102nd Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

  • Mushan locals

    Nov 30, -0001

    Village locals gather for a Medical Civic Action Program (MEDCAP), March 14, in Kandahar province, Afghanistan. (U.S. Army photo by 2nd Lt. Jennifer Frazer, 102nd Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

  • Mushan locals

    Nov 30, -0001

    Village locals gather for a Medical Civic Action Program (MEDCAP), March 14, in Kandahar province, Afghanistan. (U.S. Army photo by 2nd Lt. Jennifer Frazer, 102nd Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

  • Mushan locals

    Nov 30, -0001

    Village locals gather for a Medical Civic Action Program (MEDCAP), March 14, in Kandahar province, Afghanistan. (U.S. Army photo by 2nd Lt. Jennifer Frazer, 102nd Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

  • Mushan locals

    Nov 30, -0001

    Village locals gather for a Medical Civic Action Program (MEDCAP), March 14, in Kandahar province, Afghanistan. (U.S. Army photo by 2nd Lt. Jennifer Frazer, 102nd Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

  • Mushan locals

    Nov 30, -0001

    Village locals gather for a Medical Civic Action Program (MEDCAP), March 14, in Kandahar province, Afghanistan. (U.S. Army photo by 2nd Lt. Jennifer Frazer, 102nd Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

  • Mushan locals

    Nov 30, -0001

    Village locals gather for a Medical Civic Action Program, March 14, in Kandahar province, Afghanistan. (U.S. Army photo by 2nd Lt. Jennifer Frazer, 102nd Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

  • Mushan local

    Nov 30, -0001

    Village locals gather for a Medical Civic Action Program (MEDCAP), March 14, in Kandahar province, Afghanistan. (U.S. Army photo by 2nd Lt. Jennifer Frazer, 102nd Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

  • Closure 2014: Preventing pet abandonment, how you can help

    Mar 20, 2013

    A push to ensure that family pets are not abandoned has been thrust into high gear here as waves of families begin PCSing due to a garrison closure set for the fall of 2014.

  • Real world crashes into annual exercise

    Mar 20, 2013

    Eight soldiers from the 2nd Infantry Division were recognized for their lifesaving efforts in Thailand during Cobra Gold 2013 at ceremony on Camp Casey, Korea, March 20, 2013.

  • Villagers host first midwife training in Zengabad region, Panjwai district

    Nov 30, -0001

    Another Afghan child dies. "On a night the roads were really dangerous, one of our women experiencing a difficult pregnancy couldn't leave her house and her husband didn't know what to do," said an Afghan female at the training. "That woman lost her baby."

  • Ghorak villagers see improvement in development and governance

    Nov 30, -0001

    The Afghan government provided significant medical and humanitarian relief efforts in Ghorak district, Kandarhar province, March 3-6.

  • Afghans help locals with medical treatment

    Mar 20, 2013

    The 2nd Brigade, 1st Kandak, 205th Medical Corps of the Afghan National Army, held a Medical Civic Action Program by offering medical treatment to the local community around Mushan, March 14, 2013, in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan.

  • The Deuce celebrates mid-tour with competition

    Nov 30, -0001

    The 702nd Brigade Support Battalion, "The Deuce," celebrated the mid-point of its Afghanistan tour in support of the Fourth Brigade Combat Team, Second Infantry Division, with a competition here March 17.

  • Australian Trade Training School, Tarin Kot Afghanistan, graduates it's last class

    Nov 30, -0001

    The Australian Trade Training at Tarin Kot, Afghanistan, teaches teenagers construction skills. The school graduates it's last class and now the Local Afghan Government takes it's place as the schools administrator. Available in high definition.

  • Eighth Army commander visits Republic of Korea's 17th ID

    Mar 20, 2013

    Lt. Gen. John D. Johnson, commander of Eighth Army, met with the commanding general of the Republic of Korea's 17th Infantry Division, Maj. Gen. Song Yoo-jin, March 19, 2013, at Warrior Base, South Korea, to discuss the division's participation in Exercise Key Resolve.

  • Japanese reality TV contestants experience Army life during filming at Camp Zama

    Mar 20, 2013

    Fifteen young women with aspirations for a career in entertainment experienced some of the unique aspects and challenges of Army life here as part of a reality TV program that will determine "Japan's Next Beauty."

  • Quantum sensing using laser-cooled atoms shows promise for Army navigation, detection

    Mar 20, 2013

    U.S. Army Research Laboratory scientists in the Sensors and Electron Devices Directorate are currently exploring the field of quantum sensing and are discovering ways in which the Army can benefit from innovations that were once thought impossible.

  • Former Paratrooper, medic helps transitioning Soldiers pass math placement exam

    Apr 3, 2013

    Assistant Professor of Mathematics and a former Soldier Larry Huff is passionate about leveraging online education opportunities for transitioning service members. He created and manages a three Week online Math Boot Camp preparation course, called VetOut.

  • Soldier Spotlight: Getting to know Lt. Col. Dillard "Wes" Young

    Mar 20, 2013

    Soldier Spotlight: Getting to know Lt. Col. Dillard "Wes" Young

  • Job fairs offer opportunities for transitioning Soldiers, veterans, Family members

    Mar 20, 2013

    SAN ANTONIO--Are you a Soldier transitioning from active duty and looking for your next job? A veteran? Or a Family member wanting to continue your career? Garrison Army Career and Alumni Program and Army Community Service offices support hundreds of job fairs on or near our installations every year. Here is a list of events for transitioning Soldiers, veterans and Family members coming up in the next three months.

  • New Regional Command East commanding general views 401st AFSB retrograde operations

    Mar 20, 2013

    Within a couple of hours of assuming command for Regional Command East, CJTF 101on Mar. 14, Maj. Gen. James C. McConville paid a visit to the 401st Army Field Support Brigade to see their processes and procedures to retrograde non-mission essential equipment from RC East and the Combined Joint Operations Area-Afghanistan.

  • Iraqi Army's bring in New Year with new troops

    Nov 30, -0001

    Approximately 2,100 Iraqi army soldiers graduated their initial training at the Besmaya Range Complex, Dec. 31, 2008, increasing the might of the Iraqi security forces.

  • Mechanic teaches new troops tools for success

    Nov 30, -0001

    Maintaining tactical vehicles and ensuring they are combat ready can be considered a challenging task. But for Soldiers assigned to the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Battalion, 12th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division, who work in the 'Thunder Horse' motor pool on base, it's a routine operation.

  • Romanians prepare Iraqi army commandos

    Nov 30, -0001

    The 3rd Battalion, 39th Iraqi Army Brigade has reached the half way point of completing their commando training and their Romanian counterparts are confident the Iraqis will successfully complete the eight-week training course at Camp Ur near the operating base here in late May.

  • Rough Riders rise above evacuation exercise

    Nov 30, -0001

    Despite the incoming mortars, tactically placed improvised explosive devices and small arms fire from hostile enemies, the American troops defended their forward operating base.

  • Long Knives hold color casing ceremony

    Nov 30, -0001

    Col. Brian Winski, commander, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, and his troopers gathered on Fort Hood's Cooper Field, Sept. 1, to case the brigade's colors in preparation for deployment in support of Operation New Dawn.

  • Long Knife cavalry scouts train ISF

    Nov 30, -0001

    Standing side-by-side outside the gate of an American compound, Sgt. Curtis Jones and his Iraqi counterpart, Pvt. Fayez Ramthan Ali, keep a watchful eye over a nearby checkpoint; pulling security and searching personnel entering the combat outpost.

  • STT on mission to train ISF

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers assigned to Task Force Spear, 4th Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, conducted basic rifle marksmanship training with Iraqi soldiers of the 6th Brigade, 3rd Division, to enhance their skills in firing small-arms weapon systems at the Spear Base Range, Nov. 1.

  • Comics bring laughs from home

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers stationed here were treated to a night of smiles and laughs as comedians with the Comics Ready To Entertain Tour entertained the deployed service members, Nov. 5.

  • Long Knives step in with IP training academy

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers from Task Force Shield, 4th Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, visited the Mosul Police Services Academy as new Iraqi recruits began training this week.

  • Black Dragons provide security for PRT medical assessment team

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers assigned to Battery B, 5th Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery, 4th Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, provided security and assistance for the Ninewa Provincial Reconstruction Team during a mission to inspect medical clinics in the city of Ashuar, near Mosul, Jan. 9.

  • 'Ghost' infantrymen of 4th AAB enhance IA marksmanship skills, train on M16 rifles

    Nov 30, -0001

    Troops assigned to 2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, taught Iraqi Army soldiers basic rifle marksmanship skills, Feb. 6. "Ghost" Troops of the 2nd Bn., 7th Cav. Regt. trained IA units from 2nd Iraqi Army Division in northern Iraq during a five-day class to enhance the marksmanship skills of the Iraqi soldiers.

  • Iraqi soldiers demonstrate urban tactics to cavalry scouts at GWTC

    Nov 30, -0001

    Iraqi soldiers faced a "notional" enemy to rescue friendly forces, saving the day, during a cordon and search exercise at the Ghuzlani Warrior Training Center, March 20.

  • 4th AAB infantrymen enhance IA skills, train on M16 rifles

    Nov 30, -0001

    Troops assigned to 2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, taught Iraqi army soldiers basic rifle marksmanship skills, Feb. 6.

  • ISF, 'Ghost' troops patrol the streets of Qara Qosh

    Nov 30, -0001

    Iraqi security forces led a joint patrol with U.S. troops through the city of Qara Qosh, Iraq, to assess security in the northern Iraqi town, Feb. 9.

  • 'Long Knife' soldiers bring the heat at Destiny Range

    Nov 30, -0001

    Armed with mortars and self-propelled field artillery systems, soldiers assigned to 4th Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, conducted a combined arms live fire exercise to demonstrate the unit's ability to provide accurate and timely fires, March 17.

  • Combat stress control Soldier, working dog inducted into Order of the Spur

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers assigned to 85th Medical Combat Stress Control Detachment were recognized for their hard work providing behavioral health services for the deployed troopers of 4th Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, during an awards ceremony March 8.

  • IA soldiers complete GWTC combat training rotation

    Nov 30, -0001

    Iraqi soldiers assigned to 3rd Battalion, 11th Brigade, 3rd Iraqi Army Division, concluded a month-long training cycle with U.S. Soldiers at Ghuzlani Warrior Training Center culminating in a battalion live fire exercise, March 31.

  • Cavalry logistician commended for contributions during Operation New Dawn

    Nov 30, -0001

    As U.S. forces transfer bases to Iraqi control as part of their mission in support of Operation New Dawn, supply specialists and logisticians serve in a seldom seen role of returning and restocking large amounts of supplies from those installations.

  • US Army system specialists train IA to be proficient signal soldiers

    Nov 30, -0001

    As Iraqi army battalions train on infantry skills at the Ghuzlani Warrior Training Center, U.S. Army signal support system specialists enhance IA signal crews' ability to effectively communicate in the field.

  • 'Long Knife' Soldier named US Division-North Soldier of the Quarter

    Nov 30, -0001

    Pfc. Nicholas Mayora, an armor crewman assigned to Company C, 2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, recently earned the honor of U.S. Division-North Soldier of the Quarter.

  • 'Rough Rider' supply specialist takes charge, supports fellow troopers

    Nov 30, -0001

    Delivering, receiving, storing and maintaining accountability for equipment and documents are primary tasks for all U.S. Army unit logisticians.

  • 'Black Dragon' soldiers mentor Iraqi policemen at Ghuzlani

    Nov 30, -0001

    U.S. soldiers assigned to Battery A, 5th Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment taught Iraqi policemen room-clearing techniques during an urban operations class at Ghuzlani Eagle Training Site, April 27.

  • First Cav. Div. commander visits 'Long Knife' troopers at COS Marez

    Nov 30, -0001

    Maj. Gen. Daniel Allyn, commanding general of 1st Cavalry Division, visited soldiers assigned to 4th Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Cav. Div., deployed to Contingency Operating Site Marez, near Mosul, Iraq, May 6-7.

  • 'Head Hunter' Squadron trains IA on cordon and search techniques

    Nov 30, -0001

    With weapons raised at the door and eyes scanning the surrounding area for threats, Iraqi army soldiers maneuvered toward an "enemy" building at the Ghuzlani Warrior Training Center.

  • 'Spartan' battalion welcomes new NCOs

    Nov 30, -0001

    Newly promoted corporals and sergeants joined the Corps of Noncommissioned Officers during an induction ceremony at Contingency Operating Site Marez, Iraq, May 21.

  • Iraqi army soldiers successfully complete combat training rotation at GWTC

    Nov 30, -0001

    With mortar rounds flying overhead and artillery rounds exploding near the front lines, Iraqi army soldiers maneuvered toward their objective during a battalion-level live fire exercise at Ghuzlani Warrior Training Center, May 26.

  • AFTB volunteers reach out to Fort Bliss

    Nov 30, -0001

    As a soldier, former military service member or spouse it can be difficult to relate to or understand the Army or any military lifestyle. In an effort to "connect families to the Army", Department of Defense personnel and volunteers teach family members and soldiers through the educational readiness training known as the Army Family Team Building program.

  • Teens throw block party for Fort Bliss community

    Nov 30, -0001

    The Fort Bliss Milam Youth Activity Center hosted their 2nd Annual Block Party celebrating the Month of the Military Child, April 21. The festive event, which was coordinated by the staff and Fort Bliss teens at the MYAC, was conducted to recognize the contributions and sacrifices made by the installation's military youth.

  • New units roll into Camp Atterbury in preparation for Vibrant Response

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers assigned to the 609th Movement Control Team received, unloaded and staged tactical vehicles and containerized units, July 25, in preparation for the Vibrant Response 13, a major training exercise conducted by U.S. Northern Command and led by U.S. Army North.

  • Engineer Company showcases search and evacuation skills during Vibrant Response 13

    Nov 30, -0001

    Service members assigned to the 811th Engineer Company, an Ohio National Guard unit out of Tarlton, showcased their search and evacuation skills at the Muscatatuck Urban Training Center, Ind., during the Vibrant Response 13 field training exercise, July 26.

  • Ohio airman excels during search and rescue mission at Vibrant Response 13

    Nov 30, -0001

    Ohio National Guardsmen from Tarlton, demonstrated their ability to assess, treat and evacuate role-players, acting as survivors of a nuclear-blast attack, during a Vibrant Response 13 training exercise at the Muscatatuck Urban Training Center, Ind., July 26.

  • Fort Polk Engineer Company aid 'survivors,' support Vibrant Response 13

    Nov 30, -0001

    Responding to a simulated nuclear-blast attack, Soldiers from the 178th Engineer Company out of Fort Polk, La., conducted a rescue mission to save role-players, acting as survivors, during the Vibrant Response 13 field training exercise, July 28.

  • Marine CBIRF supports civilian authorities during homeland disaster training

    Nov 30, -0001

    Approximately 72 hours after a simulated 10-kiloton nuclear device detonated in a major Midwestern city, the Marine Chemical, Biological Incident Response Force continued efforts to decontaminate, treat and evacuate displaced civilians during the Vibrant Response 13 training exercise, July 29.

  • Fort Bragg specialists provide purified water to Vibrant Response troops

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers from the 127th Quartermaster Company out of Fort Bragg, N.C., produced, stored, transported and distributed potable water for displaced civilians during the Vibrant Response 13 training exercise at the Muscatatuck Urban Training Center, Ind., July 29.

  • Fort Benning junior enlisted soldiers aid senior citizens during Vibrant Response

    Nov 30, -0001

    Junior enlisted soldiers from the 690th Medical Company (Ground Ambulance) from Fort Benning, Ga., demonstrated their ability to assess, treat and evacuate role-players, acting as "survivors" of a nuclear-blast attack, during a Vibrant Response 13 training exercise at the Muscatatuck Urban Training Center, Ind., July 31.

  • Fort Hood chemical company display CBRN skills during homeland disaster training

    Nov 30, -0001

    In a simulated Vibrant Response 13 training venue, soldiers assigned to the 181st Chemical Company, 2nd Chemical Battalion, 48th Chemical Brigade out of Fort Hood, Texas, swiftly made their way to a derailed commercial train to evacuate citizens lodged in the inoperable vehicle.

  • JTFCS provides relief for displaced citizens during Vibrant Response 13

    Nov 30, -0001

    Service members assigned to Joint Task Force Civil Support worked to provide relief and support for displaced civilians days after a simulated nuclear-blast attack.

  • Fort Riley Military Police conduct homeland defense training during Vibrant Response 13

    Nov 30, -0001

    Responding to a distress call from local civilian authorities, soldiers from the 116th Military Police Company out of Fort Riley, Kan., conducted a search and evacuation exercise Aug. 3 at the Muscatatuck Urban Training Center, Ind., as part of Vibrant Response 13.

  • Kansas National Guardsmen demonstrate CBRN skills during joint training exercise

    Nov 30, -0001

    Kansas Army and Air National Guardsmen assigned to the 73rd Civil Support Team (Weapons of Mass Destruction) conducted a decontamination training exercise as part of Vibrant Response 13 at the Muscatatuck Urban Training Center, Ind, Aug. 6.

  • 20th Support Command (CBRNE) soldiers roll through nuclear detecting robot testing at Muscatatuck

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers assigned to the 20th Support Command (chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and high-yield explosives or CBRNE) tested an advanced ground sample collection platform at the Muscatatuck Urban Training Center, Ind., Aug. 6-7.

  • Alabama National Guardsmen execute technical rescue skills during homeland disaster training

    Nov 30, -0001

    Alabama National Guardsmen assigned to the 1152nd and 1153rd Firefighting Team Detachment, 877th Engineer Battalion, 226th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, utilized technical rescue techniques to evacuate injured civilians during a Vibrant Response 13 field training exercise, Aug. 8.

  • Fort Knox firemen dive into Vibrant Response 13

    Nov 30, -0001

    Members of the Fort Knox Fire Protection Team rescued citizens trapped in flooded residential area during a Vibrant Response 13 water rescue exercise at the Muscatatuck Urban Training Complex, Aug. 9.

  • Kentucky firefighters display specialized rescue skills, save lives during US Army North exercise

    Nov 30, -0001

    During the Vibrant Response 13 field training exercise, conducted by U.S. Northern Command and led by U.S. Army North, Joint Task Force Civil Support units trained and demonstrated their ability to support civilian authorities.

  • Fort Bliss, El Paso Communities join forces for volunteer project

    Nov 30, -0001

    Fort Bliss soldiers and volunteers from El Paso, Texas, participated in various community service projects around the city on Sept. 8, in honor of the 9/11 National Day of Service and Remembrance. The Fort Bliss Army Volunteer Corps coordinated and supervised the volunteers throughout the day as they worked to clean, build and better the El Paso community in commemoration of the events that occurred on Sept. 11, 2001.

  • 11th ADA 'Fighting Deuce' soldiers return home after OEF deployment

    Nov 30, -0001

    After a yearlong deployment in support of Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan, troopers from E Battery, 5th Battalion, 52nd Air Missile Defense Regiment, 11th Air Defense Artillery Brigade returned home to Fort Bliss.

  • Army Volunteer Corps hosts first-ever community baby shower at Fort Bliss

    Nov 30, -0001

    As part of the 9/11 National Day of Service and Remembrance, the Fort Bliss Army Volunteer Corps hosted a community baby shower at the installation's Army Community Service Center, Sept. 6.

  • Bulldog Brigade ceremony honors fallen heroes

    Nov 30, -0001

    Service members on Fort Bliss and members of the surrounding El Paso, Texas, community attended the groundbreaking ceremony for the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, Bulldog Brigade Memorial, June 25.

  • Fort Bliss spouses focus on fitness

    Nov 30, -0001

    Some female military community members and spouses can say it is difficult to juggle a consistent physical training regimen with performing the duties of a wife and mother.

  • Human-resources professionals improve workforce skills during Silver Scimitar

    Nov 30, -0001

    Prior to deploying overseas, Soldiers spend countless hours training to perfect their military occupational skills (MOS) and implementing their expertise in realistic environments.

  • Going Green: Corps hydropower is clean, reliable, efficient, flexible, renewable and sustainable

    Mar 19, 2013

    In the Pacific Northwest, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers produces significant hydroelectric power for the nation at its dams on the Columbia and Snake rivers.

  • Going Green: Tapping the earth to heat, cool buildings

    Mar 19, 2013

    Through a series of recently completed geothermal projects at Fort Hamilton, New York, the garrison has reduced energy demand by 300 million BTUs per year, saving the U.S. taxpayer money and reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

  • Gen. Jacoby remembers MAFFS Airmen, praises National Guard contributions, dual-status commanders

    Mar 19, 2013

    WASHINGTON (3/19/13) -- Air National Guard members killed fighting wildfires in 2012 were remembered during U.S. Senate testimony today as U.S. Northern Command's commander praised the National Guard's contributions in his area of responsibility.

  • Former Buffalo leader charges ahead to take the spear with Lancers

    Nov 30, -0001

    The 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division's 1st Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment said farewell to the top noncommissioned officer in the organization March 14 at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, but are scheduled to follow him once again after he assumes responsibility for the Lancer brigade, April 25.

  • USACE Galveston District Public Affairs Office earns 2 Ware Awards

    Mar 19, 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District Public Affairs Office earned two Maj. Gen. Keith L. Ware Public Affairs Awards, placing first in the community relations individual achievement category and second in the community relations program category of the 2012 Army-wide journalism competition program.

  • 189th IN partners with civilian air ambulance for training

    Apr 17, 2013

    FORT HUNTER LIGGETT, Calif. -- They provide the kind of help you hope you never need. Mercy Air, an air ambulance company, supports both military personnel and their Families stationed here and military personnel participating in training exercises. When needed, Mercy Air "races the reaper" to airlift trauma patients from the installation to medical facilities.

  • National Patient Safety Awareness Week

    Mar 20, 2013

    FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. (Mar 2013) - Patient Safety Awareness Week is slated to kick-off March 3-9 at General Leonard Wood Army Community Hospital, in conjunction with the National Patient Safety foundation. This week aims at raising awareness for patient safety initiatives, improving health care quality and strengthening alliances between patients, families and their healthcare providers. This year's theme of 7 days of recognition, and 365 days of commitment to safe care (7/365) aims to encourage patients and health care providers to take time to appreciate progress made in patient safety, but still acknowledging the commitment necessary to keep those developments headed down the right path.

  • 412th Theater Engineer Command supports AmeriCorps event

    Mar 28, 2013

    Four soldiers from the 412th Theater Engineer Command provided a color guard detail for a nationally recognized organization here on March 8, 2013.

  • ASC CG conducts first town hall, discusses variety of command interests

    Mar 19, 2013

    Brig. Gen. John Wharton, ASC commanding general, conducted his first town hall meeting March 19 at Rock Island Arsenal, Ill.

  • Golden Knights make first jumps from new aircraft

    Mar 20, 2013

    The U.S. Army Parachute Team performed its first paratroop jumps, Feb. 20, 2013, from a new Twin Otter aircraft procured by Army Aviation's Fixed Wing Project Office.

  • DOE's on-post schools score

    Mar 19, 2013

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- The Hawaii Department of Education (DOE) released its "Race to the Top" (RTTT) accomplishments for the year showing positive results.

  • Army developing new 120mm AMP tank round

    Mar 22, 2013

    The Army is developing a new Advanced Multi-Purpose 120mm tank round that combines six different capabilities into a single round, service officials said.

  • Fort Bragg military police start female mentorship program

    Mar 29, 2013

    The military police brigade at Fort Bragg recently stood up a new program to help better develop female Soldiers in the unit and support strong women leaders.

  • Leilehua Army JROTC seeks repeat at CyberPatriot finals

    Mar 19, 2013

    WAHIAWA, Hawaii -- Leilehua High School returned to the national CyberPatriot Finals after finishing as the top Army JROTC qualifier in the nation.

  • Annual chili cook-off competition raises money for Army Emergency Relief - Ted Cole Wins Again

    Mar 19, 2013

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. - For the third consecutive year Ted Cole, Spider Munitions Lead Engineer, has earned the top spot in the installation's annual chili cook-off competition.

  • ROC Drill participants help shape future of sustainment

    Mar 20, 2013

    The Combined Arms Support Command hosted the Global Logistics 2020 Rehearsal of Concept Drill at the Army Logistics University March 11-14, to gather feedback on adapting the sustainment community to support the Army of 2020 and beyond. CASCOM, a major subordinate command of the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, is responsible for training over 185,000 students annually through more than 500 courses taught by the Ordnance, Quartermaster and Transportation schools, Soldier Support Institute and the Army Logistics University.

  • Renovated USO Center reopens at Honolulu airport

    Mar 19, 2013

    HONOLULU -- With the release of a maile lei, Maj. Gen. Anthony Crutchfield, chief of staff, U.S. Pacific Command, alongside USO sponsors, staff and Hawaii's senior military leaders, officially reopened USO Hawaii's renovated Honolulu airport center, recently.

  • CCP leads Army forces during Key Resolve 13

    Mar 19, 2013

    The U.S. Army Pacific Contingency Command Post is showing its flexibility and capability during exercise Key Resolve. The CCP deployed March 10 from Fort Shafter, Hawaii to Camp Walker, Korea assume command and control all U.S. Army Forces supporting operations in South Korea during the exercise that runs March 11-21.

  • Girl Scouts adopt playground

    Mar 19, 2013

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- Girl Scout Troop 530 and the Army share a common goal: to be good stewards of the community in which they live and work.

  • 5th AR trains 4 route clearance units in 4 weeks

    Mar 19, 2013

    McGREGOR RANGE, N.M. --The 50 Soldiers of 3rd Battalion, 364th Engineer Regiment, Task Force Rampant, 5th Armored Brigade, Division West, have the unique mission of providing route clearance-specific training for every Army National Guard or Army Reserve route clearance company preparing to deploy to Afghanistan.

  • Town hall explores furlough options, Employees receive lessons learned from Hurricane Sandy

    Mar 19, 2013

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. - As the Picatinny Arsenal workforce prepares for the possibility of furloughs, the installation's senior mission commander, Brig. Gen. John J. McGuiness, held a second town hall meeting to inform garrison employees of some things they might expect.

  • South African Chaplain General visits Army Chief of Chaplains

    Mar 20, 2013

    Chaplain (MG) Donald Rutherford, U.S. Army Chief of Chaplains, hosted a visit by the Chaplain General of the South African National Defence Force, Brigadier General (Reverend) Monwabisi Andrew Jamangile, on March 18 in the Pentagon.

  • Fort Belvoir's New Tower

    Mar 19, 2013

    Davison Army Air Field received its new multi-million dollar Air Traffic Control (ATC) Tower during a ceremony held at Fort Belvoir, Va., March 14; replacing its outdated tower built in1957.

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