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  • Medal of Honor Citation for Chaplain (Capt.) Emil J. Kapaun

    Apr 11, 2013

    Medal of Honor Citation: Chaplain (Capt.) Emil J. Kapaun

  • Leadership Gauntlet tests mettle

    Apr 11, 2013

  • Womack nurse prevents suicide of fellow paratrooper

    Apr 11, 2013

    On Feb. 21, Sgt. Luis X. Herrera, a licensed practical nurse with Company C, Womack Army Medical Center, XVIII Airborne Corps, received an Army Commendation Medal for saving the life of a 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division paratrooper.

  • Fort Bragg holds Women's History Month observance

    Apr 11, 2013

    "I'm a woman phenomenally. Phenomenal woman, that's me."

  • TRADOC CG talks leader development

    Apr 11, 2013

    Gen. Robert W. Cone, commanding general of the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command in Fort Eustis, Va., was at the Command and General Staff College students April 8 how TRACOC is preparing for tomorrow, transitioning, leadership development and the Army as a profession.

  • Brazilian military leaders discuss security issues at Fort McNair

    Apr 11, 2013

    General Jose Carlos de Nardi, Chief Armed Forces Joint Staff - Brazil, visits various organizations in the NCR holding discussions on approaches to security and counterterrorism for large national events.

  • ACC-RI hosts several visitors on April 9

    Apr 11, 2013

    On April 9, several distinguished visitors gathered at Army Contracting Command-Rock Island to discuss the LOGCAP III closeout mission during a site visit to Rock Island Arsenal.

  • Paratroopers vie for 'Best NCO, trooper' title

    Apr 11, 2013

    Paratroopers who were declared by their brigades to be the best of the 82nd Airborne Division sat outside the All American Conference Room March 22. They quietly concentrated their calloused, exhausted minds on hundreds of Army regulations, Soldier tasks and their respective units' histories. The outward appearance of calm patience belied their inner rehearsals of possible answers to any number of questions they could face once finally seated face-to-face with the division's command sergeant major.

  • Chaplain (Capt.) Emil J. Kapaun receives Medal of Honor, enters Hall of Heroes

    Apr 12, 2013

    Chaplain (Capt.) Emil J. Kapaun was postumously awarded the Medal of Honor by President Barack Obama at a White House ceremony, April 11, 2013. In a ceremony the following day at the Pentagon, Chaplain Kapaun was inducted into the Pentagon's Hall of Heroes.

  • General offers advice to field grade officers

    Apr 11, 2013

    As commanding general for Allied Land Command, based in NATO headquarters in Izmir, Turkey, Lt. Gen. Frederick "Ben" Hodges told students in Fort Leavenworth's Command and General Staff College April 4 that he expected field grade officers to have six attributes.

  • Junior troopers test their skills for coveted badge

    Apr 11, 2013

    Waiting with anticipation for their turn to begin the examination, the two young medics run through the tasks they have learned over the past week one last time in their heads before taking off into the woods.

  • Fort Bragg MPs shed tears for training

    Apr 11, 2013

    Assist, Protect, and Defend. To some, just words on the side of a car; to the military police, they are the lifeblood of the occupation. Weeks of training are conducted to ensure personnel on Fort Bragg are kept safe day in and day out.

  • Army space inductees cross line into the NCO Corps

    Apr 12, 2013

    Soldiers representing both SMDC brigades enter elite group

  • Service members experience many firsts during Beyond the Horizon 2013 in Panama

    Apr 11, 2013

    COLON, Panama -- As the sun rises in Panama, service members line up for morning chow. As the line forms and grows longer, there is something noticeably different with many of the personnel; they are young, and they have never been out of the country before. Beyond the Horizon is a U.S. Southern Command-sponsored, U.S. Army South-planned and led annual humanitarian and civic assistance exercise. The exercise provides construction and medical assistance to partner nations throughout Central and South America and the Caribbean. The exercise generally takes place in rural, underprivileged areas and is a major component of the U.S. military's regional engagement efforts and it affords a unique opportunity to train U.S. service members alongside partner nation personnel, while providing needed services to communities throughout the region.

  • Two West Point cadets named 2013 Truman Scholars

    Apr 15, 2013

    U.S. Military Academy Class of 2014 Cadets Erin Mauldin and Ahmad Nasir were among 62 students from 54 colleges and universities across the nation to be named 2013 Truman Scholars.

  • Sacramento police seek expertise of The Old Guard

    Apr 11, 2013

    The Sacramento Police Department Honor Guard traveled nearly 3,000 miles to get hands on memorial affairs training with The Old Guard.

  • Train for Combat, Not Just a Motto

    Apr 11, 2013

    "Train for combat" is the motto of First Army Division East; it is what they do every day. "Our brigade exists solely to prepare service members for deployment; therefore, we must be expert trainers," expressed Col. Craig A. Osborne, commander, 174th Infantry Brigade, First Army Division East, in his vision and command philosophy.

  • Fort Bragg Rangers to test skills at annual competition

    Apr 11, 2013

    Fourteen Army Rangers representing Fort Bragg units, will compete in the David E. Grange Jr. Best Ranger Competition at Fort Benning, Ga., April 12 through 15.

  • First virtual Battle Staff class graduates at Camp Shelby

    Apr 11, 2013

    The First Army Training Academy held a commencement for 15 students attending the U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy, Battle Staff Noncommissioned Officer Course Video Teleconference Training recently. This was the first time the FATA hosted the VTT course.

  • Tradition and heritage highlighted during 3rd BDE 94th Training Division change of command ceremony

    Apr 15, 2013

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (April 6, 2013) -- Col. Edward DeLisso relinquished command of the 3rd Brigade (Ordnance), 94th Training Division (Force Sustainment) to Lt. Col. Edwin Lugo during a change of command ceremony at the Indiana War Memorial Museum.

  • Going Green: Environmental engineer takes her work to heart

    Apr 11, 2013

    If you describe Sherry McCumber as "green," it's not because she's inexperienced, envious, or suffering the ill effects of expired yogurt.

  • SEC: ARAT Supports CREW

    Apr 11, 2013

    The SEC Army Reprogramming Analysis Team (ARAT) - Program Office is the Executive Agent for Army rapid software reprogramming of force protection systems, charged with Software Reprogramming for Army, Joint Services, and coalition Aircraft Survivability Equipment for Airborne Platforms, as well as providing sustainment support to Ground Force Protection Systems (CREW) for Joint Services

  • VOW/TAP offers a smooth transition to civilian life

    Apr 11, 2013

    As deployments draw down and employment rates continue to fluctuate, First Army Division East is committed to helping Reserve and National Guard Soldiers face the challenge of returning to their civilian lives with financial and career planning.

  • Remembering victims, honoring survivors and protecting the future

    Apr 11, 2013

    Tears were shed on more than one occasion during the Holocaust Remembrance Ceremony hosted by the 174th Infantry Brigade at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., March 8, 2013. The Patriot Brigade's 1st Battalion, 314th Infantry Regiment worked with joint base partners to facilitate a touching and educational event. Service members and civilians in attendance honored both those who lost their lives during the Holocaust as well as those who survived the atrocities perpetrated by Adolf Hitler and the Third Reich.

  • Viva volunteers!

    Apr 11, 2013

  • New electronic warfare tool offers innovative approach

    Apr 16, 2013

    WHITE SANDS MISSILE RANGE, N.M. -- Army electronic warfare teams recently developed a powerful new tool to investigate survivability, lethality and vulnerability in Defense Department systems.

  • Fort Sill hosts regional Special Olympics

    Apr 11, 2013

    For the fourth consecutive year, Fort Sill hosted the Great Plains Area Special Olympics April 5 at Prichard Field.

  • Air warriors visit Dallas Holocaust Museum

    Apr 11, 2013

    The 31st Air Defense Artillery Brigade Equal Opportunity Office staff, along with installation EO representatives, travelled to Dallas to visit the Holocaust Museum.

  • Helping Army Reserve teens

    Apr 11, 2013

    VICKSBURG, Miss. - Not only can military life and deployments create hardship for the soldiers themselves, but the families, in particular Army Reserve teens, also have to deal with the challenges of a missing loved one due to training or military service overseas.

  • Fort Rucker Soldiers compete for German military badges

    Apr 11, 2013

    There are many ways for Soldiers to one-up each other and keep each other motivated to achieve greatness in their military careers, and one way is by earning distinguished awards.

  • Wi-Fi now available at Lyster

    Apr 11, 2013

    In a technology-filled world where everyone is constantly plugged-in, many people get used to continuous Wi-Fi at the places they frequent, and Lyster Army Health Clinic can now be added to the list of places where connections are now available.

  • SHARP coordinator shares assault story

    Apr 11, 2013

    Members of sexual harassment/assault response and prevention teams work for countless hours, year around in an effort to try and prevent incidents of sexual assault and harassment and help those who become victims of the malicious-criminal acts.

  • Chaplain (Capt.) Emil Kapaun

    Apr 11, 2013

    The Korean War is often referred to as "The Forgotten War," but for the U.S. Army and one of the first units to land in North Korea, the fallen are never forgotten. Army Sgt. Elliot Valdez explains the story of the 1st Cavalry Division's Chaplain Emil J. Kapaun and why he is receiving the nation's highest military award, the Medal of Honor, for his heroic actions during the Korean War.

  • Youth science program returns to Fort Rucker this summer

    Apr 11, 2013

    Applications for the U.S. Army Aeromedical Research Laboratory's Gains in the Education of Mathematics and Science program are available for parents to complete in order to claim a spot in the summer, week-long course for their child.

  • Three living composers to attend concert by Army Strings

    Apr 11, 2013

    The Army Strings, an element of Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall's The U.S. Army Band, will perform the works of six contemporary classical composers April 14 at 4 p.m. in a concert at the Vienna Presbyterian Church in Vienna, Va.

  • Special Olympics program continues to grow at Fort Carson

    Apr 11, 2013

    Fort Carson's new Special Olympics program has created two teams to compete during the basketball season.

  • Fort Rucker fights drug abuse with Prescription Take-Back Day

    Apr 11, 2013

    Prescription medication addiction and abuse is a problem that plagues both military and civilian life, but Fort Rucker is bringing back a program to help fight against drug abuse.

  • Fort Rucker tax center wraps up 2012 season

    Apr 12, 2013

    As tax season comes to an end, the Fort Rucker Tax Assistance Center helped about 1,200 people and saved the military community more than $248,098 in federal and state income tax preparation fees.

  • SFAC assists with med board process

    Apr 11, 2013

    Any Soldier going through the medical board process can benefit from Fort Carson's Soldier and Family Assistance Center -- whether a Soldier is separating from the military or returning to duty, is in the Warrior Transition Battalion or falls under the Individual Disability Evaluation System, the SFAC has much to offer.

  • 911 dispatchers: 'The team behind the scenes'

    Apr 11, 2013

    The nation's 911 dispatchers, collectively known as the team behind the scenes, have one of the most valuable and underappreciated jobs in America.

  • USAACE CG talks leadership with junior leaders

    Apr 11, 2013

    Fort Rucker's commanding general spoke with junior leaders at the Landing April 9 about what it takes to become a senior leader in today's Army.

  • 470th MI Brigade Soldiers offer elementary mentorship

    Apr 11, 2013

    The scores of happy young voices reverberating outside Bowden Elementary School probably sounded more excited than on other days when Soldiers of the 470th Military Intelligence Brigade conducted the school's field day there April 5. The field day highlighted the Soldiers' partnership with the school through the Joint Base San Antonio Adopt-a-School program.

  • Vietnam veteran recognized for valor

    Apr 12, 2013

    A former Fort Rucker Aviator received the Distinguished Flying Cross more than 40 years after his heroic acts during the Vietnam War.

  • Fort Rucker earns Army Communities of Excellence Award Gold

    Apr 11, 2013

    Fort Rucker gained nationwide recognition and proved that it truly is above the best when it was announced in late March that the installation won top Gold honors in the 2013 Chief of Staff of the Army Communities of Excellence Award program.

  • Instant messaging allows patients to ask doctors questions

    Apr 11, 2013

    Reynolds Army Community Hospital at Fort Sill has implemented a new way for patients and medical providers to communicate with each other.

  • Army engineering team, Soldiers partner in Afghan security mission

    Apr 22, 2013

    American Soldiers with a mission to advise the Afghan uniformed police finished securing a key coalition compound with the assistance of deployed U.S. Army civilian engineers and technicians.

  • Fort Sill says goodbye to FA commandant

    Apr 11, 2013

    Fort Sill honored Brig. Gen. Brian McKiernan, outgoing Field Artillery School commandant and chief of FA, with a retreat ceremony April 2 at Rinehart Fitness Center.

  • Capture the Moment: Month of the Military Child photo contest

    Apr 11, 2013

    USAG Ansbach is celebrating Month of the Military Child with a photo contest. Military parents are asked to send a photo of their child or children to PAOAnsbach@yahoo.com by midnight April 12.

  • Improved biosurveillance capabilities for U.S. Forces Korea

    Apr 11, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- A portal, a duel and a kraken that springs to life. No, it's not the latest science fiction movie. It's an advanced technology demonstration that's just getting started.

  • Ordnance Soldiers support war memorial

    Apr 11, 2013

    RICHMOND, Va. -- Lt. Col. Steven Carozza, commander of the 16th Ordnance Battalion, 59th Ord. Brigade, leads a contingent of more than 300 Fort Lee Soldiers during the Virginia War Memorial's 5k Run-Walk to Remember on April 6 in downtown Richmond.

  • Funding for mental health research yielding results

    Apr 12, 2013

    Research advances in mental health and care provided for Soldiers is light years ahead of what it was during the beginning of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the director of Army Medical Command told Congress.

  • Soldiers, Sailors get together for motorcycle safety ride

    Apr 11, 2013

    FORT LEE, Va. (April 11, 2013) --Army and Navy personnel from the 266th Quartermaster Battalion, 23rd QM Brigade, await the start of an April 4 motorcycle safety check ride from Fort Lee to downtown Petersburg where the group ate lunch.

  • USAG Ansbach Safety Office helps children get handle on bicycle safety

    Apr 11, 2013

    The U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach Safety Office held a bicycle rodeo April 5 at Illesheim Elementary School and will hold their next bicycle rodeo April 12 at Ansbach Elementary School at Katterbach Kaserne.

  • Ordnance, Quartermaster squads square off in hoops challenge to build team, deter sexual assaults

    Apr 11, 2013

    FORT LEE, Va. (April 11, 2013) -- The Ordnance School women's team and Quartermaster School men's team were victorious in the inaugural Quartermaster vs. Ordnance Basketball Showdown at MacLaughlin Fitness Center Saturday.

  • Jaguar, Acaxual partner two nations together for two task forces working in El Salvador

    Apr 11, 2013

    SONSONATE, El Salvador -- For two partner nations that are working side by side building schools and providing critical medical aid to a community that desperately needs it, selecting the right name for their respective task force was an important step in the process. U.S. Task Force includes National Guard, Reserve and Active Duty Forces from all the services working together with Salvadoran military in a humanitarian exerc

  • Medal of Honor Narrative: Chaplain (Capt.) Emil J. Kapaun

    Apr 11, 2013

    Narrative for Medal of Honor recipient Chaplain (Capt.) Emil J. Kapaun

  • Spring flings pollen, allergens

    Apr 11, 2013

    Seasonal allergies are one of the most common medical problems that typically occur during the warmer months of the year.

  • Former Airman discusses alleged sexual assault case at Fort Lee

    Apr 11, 2013

    FORT LEE, Va. (April 11, 2013) -- Four years later, Jessica Nicole Hinves still suffers from a Post Traumatic Stress Disorder incident that changed the course of her life.

  • Fort Lee Drug Take-Back set for April 27 at Kenner

    Apr 11, 2013

  • Black Widow enchants Yongsan

    Apr 11, 2013

    -- There was a pool shark in the water at the R&R Bar and Grill on U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan last Friday…Or was it actually a spider running the table?

  • 409th CSB names top NCO

    Apr 11, 2013

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany - Staff Sgt. Booker Jordan, 903rd Contingency Contracting Battalion, was named the 409th Contracting Support Brigade noncommissioned officer of the year for the second consecutive year.

  • 166th Aviation Brigade trains Texas Army National Guard unit for Kuwait deployment

    Apr 11, 2013

    With the recent sequestration and deep budget cuts underway across the entire Army, it was uncertain whether Division West's 166th Aviation Brigade would conduct training for the Texas Army National Guard's 36th Combat Aviation Brigade, set to deploy to Kuwait, in the sophisticated flight simulation center at Fort Rucker, Ala., last month, said Col. Kevin Vizzarri, 166th Aviation Brigade commander.

  • Active communities promote healthy people

    Apr 11, 2013

    Installation and garrison commanders can contribute to the health of people who work and live on their installations through planning and development of physical environments and selection of services that enhance population health. The Creating Active Communities and Healthy Environments toolkit assesses the physical environment of Army installations to see how well they promote physical activity and nutrition.

  • Medal of Honor awarded to Army chaplain

    Jul 26, 2013

    An Army chaplain, Capt. Emil J. Kapaun, was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor, April 11, 2013, for his actions leading up to his capture as a prisoner of war in North Korea.

  • Spotlight on...Danny Hall

    Apr 11, 2013

    Danny L. Hall is a contract administrator assigned to the Mission and Installation Contracting Command - Fort Knox, Ky.

  • Arlington achieves 'verifiable, authoritative' database of all burial records

    May 9, 2013

    The executive director of the Army National Cemeteries Program testified April 10, 2013, that Arlington National Cemetery, Va., had achieved a baseline accountability of all its burial records through a "single, verifiable and authoritative database of all those laid to rest at the cemetery."

  • In 2014, Soldiers get 1 percent raise, 3.9 percent increase in BAH

    Apr 11, 2013

    Soldiers will see a one percent pay raise in 2014. Their untaxed paycheck will also benefit from a 3.9 percent increase in basic allowance for housing and a 3.4 percent increase in basic allowance for subsistence as well.

  • Army sees efficient energy use as mission critical

    Apr 11, 2013

    The Army is implementing ways to use energy more efficiently to protect Soldiers, conserve resources and enhance mission capabilities.

  • Soldier Update: C4 explosives shake mountainside in Afghanistan

    Apr 11, 2013

    The 151st Engineer Company trains the Afghan Second Mobile Strike Force on improvised explosive device, or IED, disposal.

  • Soldiers Update: Pool training

    Apr 11, 2013

    Vermont National Guard Soldiers perform Combat Water Survival Tests, also known as CWST.

  • Holocaust survivor shares somber story with Los Angeles District employees

    Apr 10, 2013

    Albert Rosa, a Jew and Holocaust survivor from Greece, visited the Los Angeles District April 9 to tell his tragic story of time spent in concentration camps during World War II.

  • 5th AR trains Fla. Reserve Soldiers in unarmed self-defense techniques

    Apr 10, 2013

    McGREGOR RANGE, N.M. -- Division West's 5th Armored Brigade conducted unarmed self-defense training here March 25 for Soldiers of the Army Reserve's 724th Military Police Battalion from Fort Lauderdale, Fla. The MPs are training for their upcoming deployment to Afghanistan. (Photos by Sgt. 1st Class David Parish, 5th Armored Brigade, Division West, Public Affairs)

  • Tough 'Ombres meet their past at Fort Hunter Liggett

    Apr 10, 2013

    Vernon Schmidt, a World War II 90th Infantry Division Tough 'Ombre soldier, met some current-day Tough 'Ombre soldiers from the 90th Sustainment Brigade during a training exercise at Fort Hunter Liggett, Calif., March 21.

  • Catamount kids live a day in the life of their Soldier at Fort Drum

    Apr 10, 2013

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Children of Soldiers from 2nd Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, had an opportunity to live a Soldier's life for a day, as the "Catamounts" held their first Take Your Kids to Work Day at the battalion's headquarters April 4.

  • 4th BCT Soldiers learn air-ground integration

    Apr 10, 2013

    FORT POLK, La. -- Soldiers from 2nd Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (LI), attended an Air to Ground Operations class March 15 here.

  • Explosive experts honor fallen Soldier, conduct physical fitness challenge

    Apr 10, 2013

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- The 63rd Explosive Ordnance Disposal Battalion "Disruptors" hosted a physical fitness challenge April 5 on an open field located behind the 10th Special Troop Battalion's barracks to honor the memory of a fallen Soldier.

  • Texas Guardsmen train for criminal investigations

    Apr 10, 2013

    The elite investigators of military felonies comprise the Criminal Investigations Division of the Army's Military Police branch. These Soldiers train to do what no other personnel can: process and evaluate crime scenes pertaining to military personnel. For the 698th MP Detachment (CID), this means refining and perfecting those skills that enable them to safely and accurately deliver justice when the time comes.

  • EFMP staff at Fort Drum promotes Autism Awareness Month

    Apr 10, 2013

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- When Makayla Rast was 4, her parents began noticing that she was "different." She preferred to be alone, and she didn't get along with her siblings. By the time she reached the first grade, she was having problems reading; the next year, Makayla was placed in special education classes at her school.

  • St. Lawrence University football team learns how Soldiers train

    Apr 10, 2013

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- The St. Lawrence University football team visited Fort Drum on Saturday to see what the Light Fighters School had to offer the Soldiers of the 10th Mountain Division (LI).

  • Highlanders win four in a row during Gauntlet Challenge

    Apr 10, 2013

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- The Boston Celtics, Montreal Canadians, New York Yankees, and the Headquarters and Support Company, Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion. What do they all have in common? They've all won their respective "championships" at least four times in a row.

  • What Would You Do to Save a Life?

    Apr 15, 2013

    Knowing your father caused a serious auto accident while driving under the influence is something you never forget.

  • 203rd Corps take lead on mission

    Apr 10, 2013

    FORWARD OPERATING BASE BORIS, Afghanistan -- Afghan National Army soldiers assigned to the 2nd Kandak, 2nd Brigade, 203rd Corps, left their base to conduct a three-day mission designed to interact with residents of nearby villages March 12-14.

  • Chaplain assistant Staff Sgt. Michael Hyer on the COP Keating Taliban attack

    Apr 11, 2013

    On Oct. 3, 2009, 300 Taliban soldiers assaulted Combat Outpost Keating in eastern Afghanistan. On Feb. 2013, Staff Sgt. Clinton Romesha was awarded the Medal of Honor for his heroism during that attack.

  • First American Reconnaissance Flight over Enemy Territory in World War I

    Apr 10, 2013

    This week in History, 15 April 1918. First American Reconnaissance Flight over Enemy Territory in World War I

  • Web technologies converge to simplify the commander's battlespace landscape

    Apr 11, 2013

    Web applications have revolutionized the way commanders and Soldiers collaborate.

  • 166th AV trains Texas Guard unit for Kuwait deployment

    Apr 10, 2013

    With the recent sequestration and deep budget cuts underway across the entire Army, it was uncertain whether Division West's 166th Aviation Brigade would conduct training for the Texas Army National Guard's 36th Combat Aviation Brigade, set to deploy to Kuwait, in the sophisticated flight simulation center at Fort Rucker, Ala., last month, said Col. Kevin Vizzarri, 166th Aviation Brigade commander.

  • III Corps cases colors for Afghan deployment

    Apr 11, 2013

    III Corps cased their colors at a ceremony at Fort Hood, Texas, April 4, 2013, marking the final step before the nearly 600 headquarters Soldiers begin a year-long deployment to Afghanistan.

  • Holocaust survivor tells story of Nazi persecution

    Apr 10, 2013

    He had a happy early childhood; as a European Jewish boy during World War II, he lived through and survived the Nazi Germany invasion of his homeland, the Netherlands; and then he eventually moved to the United States to begin a new life. But like all those who did survive, he went through hell.

  • Meditation and healing combats stress

    Apr 10, 2013

    Combat stress; traumatic brain injury; close calls; friends lost; friends hurt; repeat deployments to war zones; and being away from loved ones for long stretches of time, these are just some of the painful stressors service members may face. After more than a decade of combat engagements in Iraq and Afghanistan, service members with scars from stressors, particularly internal scars, are not uncommon. And it's not always post-traumatic stress disorder, the aches and pains of everyday life can pile up too.

  • Chaplain (Capt.) Emil Kapaun artifacts

    Apr 10, 2013

  • USARC Aviation Directorate

    Apr 14, 2014

    The USARC Avaition Directorate, a division of the USARC G-3/5/7 Readiness Core Enterprise is the staff agency responsible for all issues pertaining the Avaition Operations in the the Army Reserve world-wide.

  • Exchange Taking a Bite out of Dining Bill - April 15

    Apr 10, 2013

    Army & Air Force Exchange Service shoppers on April 15 using a MILITARY STAR® Card will receive 20 percent off their entire food order.

  • RIA Sgt. Audie Murphy Association members speak to Moline students

    Apr 10, 2013

    Rock Island Arsenal Sergeant Audie Murphy Association members speak to Moline students about being the best you can be and striving for excellence.

  • USACE concrete plant ensures quality, speed

    Apr 10, 2013

    Concrete intented for placement in a river or used for a lock or dam needs to be specially engineered. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District has a state-of-the-art batch plant in Charleroi, Pa., that produces high quality concrete.

  • USAICS breaks ground for new academic facility This Week in History, 9 April 1979

    Apr 10, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - When the first shovel broke the ground on April, 9 1979 for the construction project that would eventually become the headquarters of the U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence, it was the realization of a request that was submitted eight years earlier in October 1972.

  • PACOM commander talks sequestration, North Korea

    Apr 10, 2013

    Lt. Gen. Francis J. Wiercinski, commanding general of U.S. Army Pacific, kicked off the LANPAC Symposium and Exposition in Honolulu on Tuesday talking about two concerns on most Soldiers' minds right now: North Korea and sequestration.

  • Army assures commercial mobile devices are secure

    Apr 11, 2013

    The Army agrees with the recently released DOD Inspector General report that found two Army organizations did not follow policies for tracking and configuring commercial mobile devices using the Android, Apple iOS, and Windows operating systems between October 2010 and May 2012.

  • Virtual Clearance Training Suite in place to support training at Fort McCoy

    Apr 10, 2013

    FORT MCCOY, Wis. -- New mine-clearance simulation training equipment located at the Wisconsin Military Academy at Fort McCoy will help engineer units learn the latest techniques to conduct route-clearance operations. Rob Weisbrod, Training Support officer, Fort McCoy Directorate of Plans, Training, Mobilization and Security (DPTMS), said Army Reserve and National Guard engineer route-clearance units will have first priority to use the Virtual Clearance Training Suite (VCTS) simulation system. Other units can schedule use of the system when it's available. "The VCTS will be a valuable training tool for non-route clearance units also," Weisbrod said. "Other combat arms, combat support, and combat service support units may want to use it for some of the other simulations training capabilities offered, such as convoy operations, security escort training, vehicle familiarization training, and communications training, etc."

  • Fort Drum employee recognized by IMCOM commander

    Apr 10, 2013

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- A woman dedicated to the development and well-being of the children of 10th Mountain Division (LI) Soldiers received special recognition this week for her years of hard work and innovative ideas at the post's Child, Youth and School Services.

  • EFMP Respite Care provides support

    Apr 10, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Caring for a Family member with special needs, especially severe chronic medical conditions, is an around-the-clock job. There may be no end to a caregiver's love, but everyone who shoulders such responsibilities needs a break to rest and recharge.

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