Archive: Apr 2013

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  • 8th TSC's Best Warrior Competition finds the best of the best

    Aug 26, 2013

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii-- It's 3 a.m. on a Tuesday on Oahu, Hawaii. Shops are closed and the highways empty. Bakeries haven't begun making their morning bread and coffee will go unbrewed for another two to three hours. The island is asleep. It's 3 a.m. on a Tuesday on Oahu, Hawaii, and it's time to fight! Four Soldiers and four noncommissioned officers from 8th Theater Sustainment Command came together to compete against each other in the 8th TSC's Best Warrior Competition, Apr. 23 -- 26, at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.

  • 84th Eng. Bn. Soldiers volunteer for Eagle Scout Project

    Apr 30, 2013

    PITI, Guam-- The Soldiers of the "Never Daunted" battalion volunteered their time and efforts to impact the local community by cleaning up a local park in Piti, Guam, Apr. 13. The idea for the project came from a local Eagle Scout, James Cook, who wanted to clean up Santos Memorial Park, a park that had debris, overgrown trees, and pavilions in need of painting. It was important to him to ensure joint efforts from the Army, Navy, Boy Scouts, Mayor of Piti, and local villagers.

  • 26th Concrete Detachment helps to preserve aviation history

    Apr 30, 2013

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii-- The 26th Concrete Detachment, 84th Engineer Battalion, 130th Engineer Brigade, constructed two concrete pads on Wheeler Army Airfield these past two weeks to hold museum aircraft pieces for the joint 25th Combat Aviation Brigade and the Tropic Lightning Museum Memorial. Prior to construction, the helicopters were sitting on an improvised arrangement of garden cement blocks. The deputy commander of the 25th Combat Aviation Brigade highlighted the importance of these pads to his organization.

  • Soldier defeats odds to become USARJ Soldier of the Year

    May 1, 2013

    TORII STATION, Okinawa (May 1, 2013) -- The Army simply defines resiliency as having the ability to "hunt for the good stuff" and bounce back from a significant emotional event to overcome a situation or crisis. It's something to which Spc. Mara E. Snowman, a euphonium player with the U.S. Army Japan Band, can relate.

  • Officers "embrace the suck" for Crossfit competition

    Apr 30, 2013

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii-- A nervous chatter filled the air in the early morning, Apr. 12, as officers of the 45th Special Troops Battalion, 45th Sustainment Brigade, waited for their turn to jump into the first official Crossfit competition. Some were chomping at the bit to start the exercise circuit. Others were more hesitant. "It been about a year," said Warrant Officer Ebony Campbell, a human resources technician with the unit, "so it's been a while. It was challenging, but the exercises were good and everyone had a good time."

  • Soldier nominated for Outstanding Community Service

    Apr 30, 2013

    FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii-- She gives hugs freely and punishes when necessary. She has a firm hand, but a soft touch. She knows how to delegate authority, but is always ready to step up and handle any situation. When in need, everyone around knows they can count on Sgt. Phillis White. Because of what she calls "normal, everyday activities," White has recently been nominated for Outstanding Community Service Award for her constant commitment to the students and teachers at Webling Elementary School and her dedication to the Soldiers of the 8th Special Troops Battalion, 8th Theater Sustainment Command.

  • Walk a mile in her shoes

    May 6, 2013

    As part of Sexual Harassment and Assault Awareness Month, National Guard Soldiers attached to the 218th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade put on a "Walk a mile in her shoes" event.

  • Closer

    May 1, 2013

  • 2CR ASAT Training

    Nov 30, -0001

    In today's battlefield knowing who the enemy is, is not so obvious. So how do you identify an enemy who hides in plain sight? Some soldiers are learning how to do that. Includes sound bites from Staff Sgt. Kirk Mahaffey, ASAT Chief of Training and Pfc. Joshua Walton, A. Troop RSS 2CR. Also available in high definition. This training is called ASAT advanced situational awareness training designed to get soldiers to be predictive and proactive rather than reactive by understanding things like peoples body language and biometric cues like what a person will exhibit when their lying. It also teaches you to see how people are acting in their environment and see spot minuet changes that an untrained eye may not see. Broadcaster/SSG Jose Ibarra Available in HD 1080

  • Soldiers Journal: May 2013

    May 6, 2013

    White House where Army Chaplain Emil Kapaun was posthumously given the Medal of Honor; 173rd Airborne celebrates its 50th anniversary; and Soldiers trying to become members of the 1000 lbs club.

  • Marathons pay tribute, boost morale, and more

    Apr 30, 2013

    It's hot, the sun's not even up yet and it's the weekend. Given a choice, most people would still be in bed with the air conditioning on. And then there are those few, those crazy few, who do otherwise in a grand fashion. Running marathons and half marathons in a combat theater isn't a new phenomenon. The challenge may be unconventional given time or space constraints, but marathons appear on the calendar with predictable regularity. For instance, two posts on the outskirts of Jalalabad in Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan, each hosted a marathon over the April 27-28 weekend.

  • Resiliency Summit for Reserve Components

    Apr 30, 2013

    The needs of the Army Reserve, Army National Guard and their families were brought to the table at a national summit at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich., where a think-tank of academics, working in concert with the Military Support Programs and Networks mission, to fill the gaps between active duty and reserve Soldier programs.

  • Mechanic relies on training to save fellow paratrooper

    May 1, 2013

    Sgt. James Hayes has one piece of advice for soon-to-deploy mechanics: take your training seriously. Hayes, a mechanic who deployed with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team to Afghanistan in 2012, said that the first time he had to rely on his training to righten a flipped armored vehicle, everything worked exactly as he had trained.

  • Deputy Chief of Staff G1 visits, addresses Army Ready and Resilient

    Apr 30, 2013

    The U.S. Army Deputy Chief of Staff, G1, visited Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Apr. 26, to meet with leaders to discuss the Army's Ready and Resilient Campaign (R2C). Lt. Gen. Howard Bromberg observed some of the measures that support the Army-wide programs.

  • Medical Readiness Training Exercises conclude at Beyond the Horizon, El Salvador

    Apr 30, 2013

    Medical Readiness Training Exercises, an integral part of Beyond the Horizon, or BTH, El Salvador, draw to a close. BTH is a U.S. Southern Command sponsored Joint Humanitarian and Civic Assistance Exercise that's led by U.S. Army South.

  • United in eliminating sexual harassment and sexual assault

    May 1, 2013

    The "No Excuse Campaign" aims to eliminate sexual harassment and sexual assault at the National Training Center and Fort Irwin, Calif.

  • Secretary of the Army John McHugh on motorcycle safety

    Apr 30, 2013

  • EOD Trains with a Bang

    Apr 30, 2013

    The 722 Ordnance Company conducted a field training exercise with realistic, scenario-based training at training area HH3 April 17. Technicians handled C4 regularly and conducted controlled detonations using up to four pounds of the explosive per scenario as required.

  • USAMRMC's Work Contributes to Army Earning "Top Innovator" Title

    Apr 30, 2013

    The U.S. Army was recognized as one of the Top 100 Global Innovators on Thomson Reuters' second annual innovators list. In their report, Reuters highlighted USAMRMC and the Army's work to develop technology in diverse areas ranging from computing and software, weaponry and general military technology including communications and imaging to diagnosis and treatment of diseases such as malaria and Ebola virus.

  • Viva Fiesta! Army helps kick off 2013 Fiesta celebration

    Apr 30, 2013

    U.S. Army North helped kick off Fiesta! Approximately 3.5 million people are expected to attend over the course of the 11-day Fiesta extravaganza, which will include more than 100 events, said Eldridge. Wiggins is the deputy commanding general for U.S. Army North (Fifth Army); Eldridge is the president of the San Antonio Fiesta Commission; and Treanor is a three-time Olympic gold medalist and one of the most successful female beach volleyball players.

  • Tennessee officials commemorate 105th Army Reserve birthday

    May 16, 2013

    For 105 years the United States Army Reserve has been on standby to protect our country. In recent years the Reserve has proven itself as a relevant and ready force, without which the various global missions could not be accomplished.

  • Program building a self-sufficient Afghan Air Force

    Apr 30, 2013

    The MD 530 Afghan Flight School has come full circle with the addition of two former students returning to the program as instructors, thus marking a major step forward in making the Afghanistan Air Force a self-sufficient military.

  • U.S. Special Operations Soldiers Render First Aid to Victims of The Boston Marathon

    Apr 30, 2013

    U.S. Soldiers react quickly to provide emergency first aid to victims of the Boston Marathon Bombing.

  • Army surgeon general visits USAPHC

    May 1, 2013

    Lt. Gen. Patricia Horoho, Army surgeon general and commander, U.S. Army Medical Command, visited the U.S. Army Public Health Command April 25. She learned about how the command accomplished its mission of promoting health and preventing disease, injury and disability within the Army.

  • Prometheon RAM 2013

    Nov 30, -0001

    The 443rd Military Police Company from Owings Mills, Maryland participated in Exercise Prometheon Ram in joint training with Canadian Air Force Military Police forces. The exercise put troops in austere living conditions and provided the opportunity to share standard operating propcedures with their counterparts and participate in a live fire exercise.

  • U.S. Army opens NIE 14.2 to foreign vendors

    Apr 30, 2013

    The U.S. Army is opening its Network Integration Evaluation (NIE) 14.2 to foreign vendors and will host an Industry Day on June 25, 2013 at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md. to update foreign and domestic vendors on NIE 14.2 objectives and status.

  • Kiowa Warrior upgrades alter aircraft profile

    Dec 4, 2013

    The newly updated Kiowa Warrior aircraft, the OH-58F, made a ceremonial "first flight," April 30, 2013, at Redstone Arsenal, Ala. With new cockpit and sensor modifications installed, the OH-58F represents the first major upgrade or modernization to the Kiowa Warrior in 20 years.

  • Army team helps celebrates history of Fiesta during Pilgrimage to Alamo

    Apr 30, 2013

    Soldiers from Fort Sam Houston made a Pilgrimage to the Alamo April 22. The pilgrimage is one of the more somber events of Fiesta, an 11-day celebration across San Antonio. It features more than 100 different events focusing on the vibrant culture and rich history of the city.

  • Army Ten-Miler race registration opens May 1

    May 1, 2013

    Priority registration will open May 1, 2013, at 12:01 a.m. for all U.S. service members and runners who have participated in seven or more Army Ten-Miler races.

  • Secretary favors 'third party' approach to engage Congress

    May 1, 2013

    Army leaders may not make the best advocates when it comes to convincing Congress and the American people which systems Soldiers really need, said the Army's secretary.

  • Fort Sam, San Antonio communities enjoy Texas Cavaliers River Parade

    Apr 30, 2013

    Members of the Fort Sam Houston military community participated in the annual Texas Cavaliers River Parade April 22. The parade is one of key events during Fiesta San Antonio and dates back to 1941. It runs along the River Walk in downtown San Antonio.

  • Military police conduct close combat exercise in California

    Apr 30, 2013

    Realistic scenarios challenge soldiers to apply their skills as if they were in a theater of operations. Combat Support Training Exercise 91 13-01 provides Military Police units a wide variety of tasks to practice. An overnight mission found them methodically searching a mock village for simulated explosives.

  • Soldier Show, 323rd Army Band rock on during Army Day at Alamo

    Apr 30, 2013

    Members of the Soldier Show joined the 323rd Army Band "Fort Sam's Own," during Army Day at the Alamo, which is one of the unique events during Fiesta San Antonio.

  • Raiders maximize training with Operation Raider Pillage

    Apr 30, 2013

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - Soldiers of the 3rd Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment, "Raiders," 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, maximized training by using a unique blend of live, virtual, gaming and constructive environments, here during Operation Raider Pillage on Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, April 21-25, 2013.

  • Quick reaction force dominates CSTX 91

    Apr 30, 2013

    "You have gained my trust," said Akap Jomaily, Mayor of the small and very economically challenged village of Niscoln, to Sgt. 1st Class Christopher Walters and 2nd Lieutenant Mathew Wisniewski. What was thought would be a tragedy for the 339th Military Police Company of Davenport, Iowa, turned out a triumph; at least for this notional scenario it was.

  • Army wins top award for innovation

    May 1, 2013

    The U.S. Army has been named one of the world's most innovative research organizations, after earning more than 300 patents for new technologies in a three-year period.

  • Contracting specialist readies for 500-mile trek across Spain

    May 21, 2013

    Sometimes reaching to achieve a major milestone can lead a person to even greater accomplishments. That's the case for Estella Juarez, a contracting specialist with the Mission Installation Contracting Command at Fort Carson, Colo.

  • 'Strike' Soldier graduates Air Assault School despite amputation

    May 1, 2013

    Sgt. 1st Class Greg Robinson, a 34-year old combat engineer assigned to the Company A, 2nd Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), pinned on his Air Assault badge during a graduation ceremony held at the Sabalauski Air Assault School, April 29, 2013, at Fort Campbell, Ky.

  • Army Community Services provides opportunities to Army spouses at job fair

    Apr 30, 2013

    Transitioning military spouses sometimes have trouble finding employment when they arrive at their Soldier's new duty station; the Schofield Barracks Army Community Service (ACS) office took steps to ease the burden with a job fair on April 26 at the Nehelani Club.

  • Vehicle maintenance facility receives Silver Award in Massachusetts engineering competition

    Nov 30, -0001

    A U.S. Army Corps of Engineers project received honors in an engineering competition sponsored by the American Council of Engineering Companies of Massachusetts.

  • Soldier's selflessness motivates team in Warrior Games

    Apr 30, 2013

    Staff Sgt. Spencer Anderson remembers the day when two 155 mm rounds went off less than 10 meters outside his Humvee's door.

  • American, Canadian MPs train together during Exercise Promethean Ram

    Apr 30, 2013

    Army Reserve soldiers assigned to the 200th Military Police Command's 443rd Military Police Company recently participated in the Canadian Forces' Exercise Promethean Ram during the month of April here.

  • Odierno visits Soldiers in Wiesbaden, Germany

    Apr 30, 2013

    U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno had breakfast with Soldiers, met with company-level leaders, conducted a media engagement and held a town hall meeting to address the state of the Army and answer questions from attendees during a visit to Wiesbaden, Germany, April 30, 2013. Odierno also took the opportunity to thank service members, their families and civilians of the Wiesbaden community for their service.

  • Military, local communities honor veterans during All Veterans Memorial Service

    Apr 30, 2013

    The San Antonio military and San Antonio communities came together to pay their respects April 28 during the All Veterans Memorial Service in San Antonio.

  • U.S. army Chief of Staff Gen. Odierno Visits U.S. Army Europe (USAREUR)

    Apr 30, 2013

  • Army North horse handlers rustle up lessons on animals, Army values

    Apr 30, 2013

    Second-graders from Sun Valley Elementary School learned about personal courage and other Army values April 25 during the students' field trip to the Army North stables.

  • Honoring a past president

    Apr 30, 2013

    Combined Arms Support Command personnel paid tribute to President James Monroe, the nation's 5th president, in a traditional wreath-laying ceremony held at Hollywood Cemetery in Richmond, Va., on April 28.

  • Army researchers test around the world in 26 chambers

    Apr 30, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- In a given work day Audrey Moberly and Greg Carter can visit the tropics, freeze in the Arctic or survive a sandstorm.

  • Military, local communities honor veterans during All Veterans Memorial Service

    Apr 30, 2013

    The Fort Sam Houston military comumunity and the San Antonio community came together to pay their respects April 28 during the All Veterans Memorial Service in San Antonio.

  • From mine maven to couch companion: A military working dog's journey to retirement

    Apr 30, 2013

    Staff Sgt. (Ret.) Lady was only two years old when she was brought to Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas as a potential military working dog, but her willingness to learn and obedience in the field earned her access into the elite military working dog force.

  • ECBC to support remediation effort at Redstone Arsenal

    May 6, 2013

    ECBC to provide air, water, sediment sample analysis for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in potential 25-year remediation project at Redstone Arsenal.

  • Carlisle Barracks Civilian of the Year honored at ceremony

    Apr 30, 2013

    James McNally, curator of art at the U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center, was honored by Maj. Gen. Tony Cucolo, U.S. Army War College Commandant, as the Carlisle Barracks Civilian of the Year for 2012 during the Installation Awards Ceremony, Apr. 22 at the Letort View Community Center

  • Army spouse spotlight graphics

    Apr 30, 2013

    Army spouse spotlight graphics

  • U.S. Army announces Federal Virtual Challenge winners

    Apr 30, 2013

    Federal Virtual Challenge winners announced at the Defense Users' GameTech Conference in Orlando, Fla.

  • Dugway family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation May activities

    Apr 30, 2013

    Dugway family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation May activities, Dugway Proving Ground, Utah.

  • The end of an era: A-10 Thunderbolt makes final flight over the Grafenwoehr Training Area.

    May 2, 2013

    The last A-10 Thunderbolt flight over the Grafenwoehr Training Area ends the tank killer's 37 years of continual live-fire training in Europe.

  • Local artists shine at Hohenfels' Celebration of the Arts

    May 1, 2013

    Hohenfels showcases its local artists at the third annual Celebration of the Arts.

  • Transformational leaders embody US Army Japan's 'Words to Live By'

    Apr 30, 2013

    Chaplain (Col.) Gary Hensley, the command chaplain for U.S. Army Japan and I Corps (Forward) explains in a commentary why transformational leaders embody USARJ's "Words to Live By"

  • PEO Ammo Visits Holston AAP

    Apr 30, 2013

    The contractor and government staffs of Holston Army Ammunition Plant recently received an important opportunity to showcase HSAAP's latest and greatest innovations.

  • Jenkins named North Alabama Aerospace Technician of the Year

    Apr 30, 2013

    Andrew Jenkins received the 2013 North Alabama Aerospace Technician of the Year Award at the Aerospace Technician Appreciation Night held at the Davidson Center for Space Exploration in Huntsville, Ala., April 11.

  • Community makes colorful statement about Autism Awareness

    Apr 30, 2013

    Roughly 300 HMHS students, faculty, and community members took part in creating a human replica of the Autism Awareness Puzzle Ribbon on the HMHS sports field to highlight the growing need for concern and awareness about autism.

  • ATC recognizes employees for significant contributions

    Apr 30, 2013

    Three U.S. Army Aberdeen Test Center employees received prestigious awards presented by ATC Commander Col. Gordon Graham and ATC Technical Director John Wallace at the 2012 ATC Annual Awards Ceremony April 9.

  • Corps begins repairs JFK Eternal Flame

    May 1, 2013

    Contractors began work Monday, April 29, on the burner of the President John F. Kennedy Eternal Flame at Arlington National Cemetery, which has been lit since 1967.

  • Volunteers honored at Hohenfels ceremony

    Apr 30, 2013

    Volunteers at Hohenfels donated nearly 28,000 hours, saving the garrison hundreds of thousands of dollars.

  • On the road, all that glitters isn't gold

    Apr 30, 2013

    MPs warn of roadside scams in Europe this summer

  • Welding a stronger bond in Afghanistan

    Apr 30, 2013

    When U.S. Army Spc. April Harvey walked into the recruiting office near her hometown of Gallup, N.M., after graduating high school, she knew she wanted to take control of her life, and she wanted to do it her way.

  • Afghan soldiers succeed with training

    May 1, 2013

    Afghan National Army soldiers from 4th Combat Support Kandak, 2nd Brigade, 201st Corps, trained with U.S. Army Soldiers from Security Forces Advisory and Assistance Team Phalanx, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), March 12, 2013, at Combat Outpost Fortress, Kunar Province, Afghanistan.

  • Life-Saving Leadership: Triple Nickel medics step up during mass casualty exercise

    Apr 30, 2013

    Medics and other soldiers from 555th Engineer Brigade conducted a mass casualty exercise at Bagram Air Field in Afghanistan, March 24, to better prepare the unit in case of a real emergency on base.

  • Triple Nickel Tribune, April 2013

    Apr 30, 2013

    Official newsletter of the U.S. Theater Engineer Brigade in Afghanistan, featuring the latest news and photographs of our engineer Soldiers, Sailors, and Airmen supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. Just click the newsletter link under "Related Content" to open the full PDF.

  • Drowning Pool to play at USAG Ansbach for Germany-based U.S. military communities May 5

    Apr 30, 2013

    As part of a European USO tour, multi-platinum rock band Drowning Pool will play U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach's Storck Barracks May 5 at 6 p.m. with doors opening at 5 p.m.

  • Science fair offers proof why our future is in good shape

    Apr 30, 2013

    Our futures are in good shape. That's if our kids have anything to do with it.

  • Camp Zama shows appreciation to military children all month long

    Apr 30, 2013

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (April 30, 2013) -- All month long, various organizations showed their appreciation to military children here with a host of activities recognizing April as the Month of the Military Child. Annually, during the month of April, military communities recognize and celebrate military children for their contributions and their capacity to endure so much.

  • Maypoles welcome new season

    Apr 30, 2013

    The centuries-old custom of erecting the Maypole celebrates the seasons and German tradition

  • The Bohemian side of beer

    Apr 30, 2013

    Indulge in a fine tasting of 30 local beers on tap at the Prague Beer Museum Pub

  • USFK, DoD enlisting bone marrow donors

    May 1, 2013

    Selfless service is not only a core value of the Army, but also a virtue that military personal are expected to demonstrate in their daily lives. However, it is usually not easy to give away your property, especially to a stranger.

  • April 26, 2013 -- CSA's remarks to Union League Club of New York City

    Apr 29, 2013

    April 26, 2013 -- CSA's remarks to Union League Club of New York City

  • May Is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

    Apr 29, 2013

    May is designated Motorcycle Safety Awareness month calling attention to the dangers and vulnerabilities motorcyclists face on the road. Motorcyclists are much more vulnerable to crashes than other drivers. In 2007, the mileage death rate for motorcyclists in 2007 was 37 times greater than for passenger car occupants.

  • New artillery vehicles tested at WSMR

    Apr 29, 2013

    The next generation of self propelled artillery is going through testing on White Sands Missile Range to ready it for tomorrow s battlefield.

  • MWR Fly Fishing Workshop May 28 - Jul 16 2013

    Apr 29, 2013

    The Tooele MWR Fly Fishing Workshop will be held at the Tooele Army Depot, Eagles Nest on Tuesday evenings for 8 weeks beginning 28 May. That will give you a little time to save up a few pennies.

  • 5th AR celebrates Army Reserve's 105th birthday

    May 16, 2013

    Division West's 5th Armored Brigade celebrated the Army Reserve's 105th birthday April 23, 2013, at McGregor Range, N.M., with a cake-cutting at the dining facility here.

  • 59th Medical Wing supports Army South exercise in Panama

    Apr 29, 2013

    Airmen of the 59th Medical Wing, based out of Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland Air Force Base, in San Antonio, were in the municipality of Veraguas, Panama, for the start of the Beyond the Horizon medical readiness training exercise (MEDRETE), April 16.

  • All-Army men win third straight Armed Forces Bowling Championship

    May 1, 2013

    The All-Army men won their third consecutive team title, and the All-Air Force women won their fourth in a row at the 2013 Armed Forces Bowling Championships, contested April 23-26, at the Bonnyman Bowling Center here.

  • Floats light up San Antonio during Fiesta Flambeau 'night' Parade

    Apr 29, 2013

    Fort Sam Houston Soldiers joined the San Antonio community April 27 at the Fiesta Flambeau Parade.

  • 'Rangers' honored by Wildcat baseball team

    Apr 29, 2013

    The Kansas State University Wildcat baseball team welcomed men and women in uniform during its Military Appreciation Night on April 26 at Frank Meyers Field. Soldiers of the 2nd Battalion, 16th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, filled the stands and were recognized on the baseball field alongside the KSU baseball players during the national anthem.

  • DPW releases area water quality reports

    Apr 29, 2013

    Annual water quality reports for U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii water systems are now available for review on the USAG-HI Sustainability and Environmental Management website.

  • Waianae JROTC distinguishes itself

    Apr 29, 2013

    Months before the start of the school year, some students began working hard towards living up to the JROTC motto, "To Motivate Young People to be Better Citizens."

  • Viper Battalion promotes health, physical fitness at 'Zumbathon'

    Apr 29, 2013

    FORT HOOD, Texas --Soldiers, Families and friends of 1-395th Engineer Battalion, Viper Battalion, 479th Field Artillery Brigade, Division West, recently gathered at the West Fort Hood Physical Fitness Center to participate in a fun-filled day of physical activity at the unit's first Zumbathon Health Fair and Car Show.

  • Theater Signal Command observes Sexual Assault Awareness Month

    Apr 29, 2013

    Members of the 311th Signal Command (Theater) and 516th Signal Brigade commemorated Sexual Assault Awareness Month through a week of activities on Fort Shafter to raise awareness and prevent sexual violence in the military.

  • Budget cuts mean Army must consider where it will buy weapons

    Apr 30, 2013

    With sequestration firmly in place, the Army will be buying a lot less stuff, and leaders are concerned about ensuring the businesses they buy things from don't wither.

  • 109th Military Intelligence Battalion wins best in Army award

    Apr 30, 2013

    The 109th Military Intelligence Battalion, "TF Disrupter", of the 201st Battlefield Surveillance Brigade, 7th Infantry Division, learned, April 15, that it had earned top honors as the best military intelligence unit in the Army.

  • Fort Knox team saves customer millions on contract

    Apr 29, 2013

    The innovative thinking of a team of contracting professionals at the Mission and Installation Contracting Command-Fort Knox, Ky., is saving more than $4.5 million annually on a multimillion dollar contract.

  • WWII Veterans Share Ironies of War Stories at Reunion

    Apr 29, 2013

    From mess-kit repairman to the front lines, one Rainbow Soldier's good fortune makes a great war story Ocean City, N.J. -- 42nd Infantry Division veteran Bud Gahs, who served in the 222nd Infantry Regiment during World War II, joined fellow veterans of wars past and present in New Jersey from April 24-26, as part of the annual Eastern region reunion held by the Rainbow Division Veterans Foundation.

  • U.S. Air Force pediatrician supports Army South's humanitarian effort in El Salvador

    Apr 29, 2013

    A joint, multi-national effort providing free medical care to residents of El Salvador concluded here, April 26.

  • ARMED AND DANGEROUS: Empowering Officers on the Road to Success

    Apr 29, 2013

    The Army Reserve's Career Management Office is part of a pilot program providing one-on-one counseling to drilling Troop Program Unit officers identified as needing military education for promotion eligibility - giving young officers a leg up in their professions.

  • Division West names NCO, Soldier of the Year

    Apr 29, 2013

    FORT HOOD, Texas -- Competitions are commonplace in society. People sit and watch, for hours at a time, events ranging from professional boxing to American Idol. The United States Army, going back for generations, has also had competitive events for Soldiers to test their wits and abilities against their peers. First Army Division West holds to this tradition. Last week, Division West held its third Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year Best Warrior Competition here. During an awards ceremony April 25, Spc. Michael Martin, a motor transport operator and unit armorer with the 402nd Field Artillery Brigade at Fort Bliss, Texas, was named Division West Soldier of the Year.

  • Relief society helps Marines in need

    Apr 29, 2013

    "Founded in 1904, the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society is a private non-profit charitable organization. It is sponsored by the Department of the Navy and operates nearly 250 offices ashore and afloat at Navy and Marine Corps bases throughout the world," states the organization's website. "The society was incorporated in the District of Columbia and has its headquarters in Arlington, Va. It is managed by a board of directors whose members are active duty or retired members of the Naval Services or spouses of active duty or retired members of the Naval Services."

  • 'Old Guard' Soldiers honor one of their own

    May 3, 2013

    Soldiers from H Company were privileged to meet Sgt. Luell L. Woods, a former H Company Soldier and World War II veteran.

  • Fort Campbell practices Resilience from brigade-level up

    Apr 29, 2013

    To examine the efforts being made by Fort Campbell to adopt an effective and far-reaching resiliency program, officials held a media roundtable at the 101st Sustainment Brigade "Lifeliner" Resiliency Center Wednesday morning. Part of this effort includes collaboration between unit and brigade commanders and the Community Health Promotion Council.

  • Giuliano salutes Pavarotti at recital

    Apr 29, 2013

    A near-capacity crowd filled Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall's Memorial Chapel during the evening of April 23 to listen and applaud The U.S. Army Band "Pershing's Own" tenor Master Sgt. Antonio Giuliano as he performed an audio portfolio of Luciano Pavarotti's most beloved works.

  • Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall volunteers lauded

    Apr 29, 2013

    In honor of National Volunteer Week, April 21-27, which coincided with Army Volunteer Week, a volunteer recognition ceremony was held at Spates Community Club on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall April 23 to recognize the accomplishments of volunteers on the installation.

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