Archive: Apr 2013

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  • Train the Crows Trainer

    Nov 30, -0001

    There's a new program in Fort Hood Texas that's training Soldiers, and their instructors on the Crows System. Army Sgt. Elliot Valdez explains. Also available in high definition

  • First females in the Warrior Competition

    Apr 8, 2013

    Two Army Central Command Soldiers are the first females to compete in the International Warrior Competition in Jordan.

  • Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training helps prevent suicide

    Apr 8, 2013

    The Army's Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training, or ASIST, program helps prevent suicide by providing intervention skills.

  • 5th AR solidifies partnership with Casa Ford

    Apr 3, 2013

    FORT BLISS, Texas -- After more than a year of courtship, the Casa Ford vehicle dealership and Division West's 5th Armored Brigade made their relationship official last month when Casa Ford joined the Bradley Strong Guardian Program, becoming the brigade's guardian. The Bradley Strong Guardian program is an initiative of the Association of the United States Army to connect the El Paso community and businesses with Fort Bliss Army units. It allows corporations such as Casa Ford to sponsor unit events with monetary donations.

  • Army senior leaders discuss fiscal challenges ahead

    Apr 4, 2013

    ARLINGTON, Va. (April 3, 2013) -- Under Secretary of the Army Joseph W. Westphal and Vice Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. John F. Campbell participated in key discussions regarding the fiscal environment with Gen. Frank J. Grass, chief of the National Guard Bureau, and Lt. Gen. William E. Ingram Jr., director of the Army National Guard, at the Army National Guard Readiness Center in Arlington, Va.

  • Volunteers sought for Adopt-a-Bed at the Dewey Short Visitor Center

    Nov 30, -0001

    The Corps of Engineers Table Rock Project Office is looking for volunteers to help maintain the unique native plant landscaping at the Dewey Short Visitor Center grounds.

  • Financial chief retires

    Apr 3, 2013

    Chief of Program and Policy Division, G-8, ends career after 33 years

  • Army B-24 Liberator pilot missing from WWII laid to rest at Arlington

    Apr 4, 2013

    An Army Air Force B-24 Liberator pilot who was killed with his crew of nine when their bomber crashed into the New Guinea jungle, May 7, 1944, was laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery, Va., April 3, 2013.

  • Army Chief of Staff inspired by ANAD workforce

    Apr 12, 2013

    Gen. Ray Odierno, the Army's chief of staff, said he had heard about Anniston Army Depot for many years before his visit yesterday. He had even met some of the workforce during deployments overseas. But, visiting the installation and seeing the dedication of ANAD's employees firsthand as they took the Army's equipment and rebuilt, reset or overhauled it to better-than-new condition made an impact on him.

  • Getting down-and-dirty, unit uses local fund-raiser to build esprit de corps

    Apr 3, 2013

    Soldiers and civilians in the 617th Contingency Contracting Team, Fort Shafter, Hawaii, got down and dirty during the second annual Makahiki Obstacle Course Race at Kualoa Ranch National Park, Kaneohe.

  • Army acquisition executive visits contracting students

    Apr 3, 2013

    Hon. Heidi Shyu, Army acquisition executive, visits the Army Acquisition Center of Excellence at its building on the campus of the University of Alabama-Huntsville on April 3 to speak with Army contracting students.

  • Students "Give Back" Through Pillows for Patriots

    Apr 3, 2013

    Students from Margaret L. Felty Elementary in Waxahachie, Texas present Army Recruiters with Pillows through the Pillows for Patriots program.

  • Army chief talks aviation, sequestration at Fort Rucker

    Apr 4, 2013

    Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Raymond T. Odierno got a first-hand look at the U.S. Army Aviation Center of Excellence and spoke about the effects of sequestration on the community, during a visit to Fort Rucker, Ala., April 1-2, 2013.

  • Spotlight on...Sgt. 1st Class Jerry K. Nkansah

    Apr 3, 2013

    Sgt. 1st Class Jerry K. Nkansah is the Army Contracting Command's equal opportunity advisor.

  • Women's History Month speakers pay homage to mothers, pioneers

    Apr 3, 2013

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Remember when you were little, and your mom would take you to the park? Inevitably, you would get a scrape, or splinter, bump or bruise, and mom would reach into that magic talisman that was her purse to produce just the item to make it all better. Well, Kathie Strader, from the Little Theatre of Watertown, hates her purse.

  • Fort Drum leaders kick off Sexual Assault Awareness Month

    Apr 3, 2013

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Fort Drum leaders kicked off Sexual Assault Awareness Month on Tuesday at the Exchange to help better educate the community on all facets of the Sexual Harassment / Assault Response and Prevention (SHARP) program.

  • Brigade provides golden support during Thailand exercise

    Apr 3, 2013

    Members of the 413th Contracting Support Brigade, Fort Shafter, Hawaii, augmented the U.S. Pacific Command's contingency command post with military contracting professionals during Cobra Gold 2013.

  • Fort Drum Soldiers head to Best Ranger Competition

    Apr 4, 2013

    Two two-man Ranger teams will represent Fort Drum in this year's David E. Grange Jr. Best Ranger Competition, April 12-15, at Fort Benning, Ga.

  • Veteran receives recognition for supporting wounded warriors

    Apr 3, 2013

    For the past 12 years, one 10th Mountain Division veteran has been supporting his brothers-in-arms recovering at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md.

  • JROTC drill teams look to be Army's best

    Apr 3, 2013

    The second annual Army National Drill Team Championships is set for Saturday at the Kentucky International Convention Center in Louisville, Ky. A total of 72 schools from around the country will be competing.

  • 10th CAB Soldier provides aid to accident victims

    Apr 3, 2013

    Bryan McPherson was expecting his 18-year-old daughter, Reinna, to arrive around 10:30 on Easter morning. She and two of her friends, all high school seniors, had spent their spring break in Jacksonville, Fla. They were on their way back home to Grove City, Ohio, a suburb of Columbus, when McPherson's phone rang just before 7 a.m. The news was not good.

  • Employee returns to work after cancer battle

    Apr 3, 2013

    What makes it better is that he is healthier and doing well, which wasn't the case in 2011 when Dixon was diagnosed with cancer.

  • Massachusetts National Guard unit tests engineering skills

    Apr 3, 2013

    McGREGOR RANGE, N.M. -- The 1st Battalion, 361st Engineer Regiment, Task Force Redhawk, 5th Armored Brigade, Division West recently trained the Massachusetts Army National Guard's 188th Engineer Detachment (Facility Management) here on engineering and inspection skills for the unit's upcoming deployment to Afghanistan.

  • Fort Drum again named 'community of excellence'

    Apr 3, 2013

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Fort Drum ranked among the Army's top installations again this year, winning the 2013 Army Communities of Excellence bronze award for its outstanding support and services to 10th Mountain Division (LI) Soldiers and Families.

  • Alcohol Awareness Month April 1-30 2013

    Apr 4, 2013

    Dugway Proving Ground, UT Alcohol Awareness Month is an opportunity to raise awareness of alcohol abuse and encourage people to make healthy and safe choices. 3 in 10 adults drink at levels that put them at risk for alcoholism, liver disease, and other problems; you may know someone that is in need of help.

  • 166th AV Family adopts two local boys

    Apr 3, 2013

    GATESVILLE, Texas --Even with four back-to-back deployments, fertility issues, timing constraints, and an eight-year-old daughter, Chief Warrant Officer 4 John Oravetz of Division West's 166th Aviation Brigade and his wife, Stephanie, "felt a calling to adopt" another child to add to their Family.

  • Duncan deploys in aftermath of Hurricane Sandy

    Apr 3, 2013

    Christopher Duncan, a security officer with the Army Contracting Command -- Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., had just completed his weekend drill with the New Jersey National Guard as Hurricane Sandy pushed toward the New Jersey coastline Oct. 29.

  • Network integration facilities support deployed and deploying forces

    Apr 3, 2013

    The unique capabilities of the integration facilities here simulate network environments found in theater to help the Army continually improve its tactical communications network backbone, Warfighter Information Network-Tactical (WIN-T).

  • U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno Visits Anniston Army Depot

    Apr 3, 2013

  • Process improvements produce savings

    Apr 3, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md.-- Customer support is a major component of contracting and one member of the Army Contracting Command -- Aberdeen Proving Ground understands the rewards that come from this collaboration.

  • Military integration at ACC-APG

    Apr 3, 2013

    The Army Contracting Command-Aberdeen Proving Ground began integrating military members into its organizational structure to optimize contingency contracting and to enhance the training opportunities for Soldiers in the contracting career field.

  • Academic achievements

    Apr 3, 2013

    Command Sgt. Maj. Terry Burton, 404th Army Field Support Brigade, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., addresses students of the Carter Elementary School, "Go Eagles", on base during the schools awards ceremony March 20.

  • New Civilian Aides to the Secretary of the Army invested

    Apr 3, 2013

    FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. (April 3, 2013) -- Two new Civilian Aides to the Secretary of the Army were invested during a ceremony April 2 at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo. Keith W. Pritchard and E. Tracy Beckette were selected by Secretary of the Army John McHugh to represent the state of Missouri.

  • ACC appointed lead for new contract writing system

    Apr 3, 2013

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Appointed by the deputy assistant secretary of the Army (Procurement) as the lead agent for the Army Contract Writing System, the Army Contracting Command has opened a capabilities management office to develop capabilities, elicit, curate, and refine a set of unified functional requirements.

  • Questions and Answers: Mr. Kim Denver, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army (Procurement)

    Apr 3, 2013

    What is the goal of the single Army Contract Writing and Management System and what are the benefits of having one system?

  • NCOs, Meet Charlie, the MOS with the Most

    Apr 3, 2013

    MOS 51C offers NCOs what may just be the best opportunity in the Army. There's more than meets the eye in the world of contracting and "Charlie" has a lot to offer. The Military Occupation Specialty (MOS) 51C classification trains noncommissioned officers (NCOs) to be contracting professionals, provides significant career and educational opportunities, and is one of the few areas of the Army that is expected to grow in the near term.

  • Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Raymond Odierno visits Fort Rucker

    Apr 3, 2013

    The Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Raymond Odierno says that uncertainties over the Defense budget could affect operations at Fort Rucker, Ala., as well as other installations.

  • Deployable Cadre: Program mission evolves

    Apr 8, 2013

    Management of the Army Contracting Command's Deployable Cadre Program has moved to the ACC Deputy Chief of Staff Human Capital G1.

  • Senator Kaine visits Army's sustainment think tank

    Apr 3, 2013

  • Senator Kaine visits Army's sustainment think tank

    Apr 3, 2013

  • Senator Kaine visits Army's sustainment think tank

    Apr 3, 2013

  • Senator Kaine visits Army's sustainment think tank

    Apr 3, 2013

  • Contracting and customers work hand in hand for mission success

    Apr 3, 2013

    KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany -- The relationship between the 409th Contracting Support Brigade contracting offices and their customers represent a link that affects the successful completion of Army missions in Europe.

  • Kids on the Land: A hands on STEM experience

    Nov 30, -0001

    Teachers are always looking for ways to capture their students' interest and to make the learning process fun and exciting. The "Kids on the Land" (KoL) program has found a way to do just that. They've moved the classroom to the great outdoors and have implemented a hands-on learning experience to teach student's science, math and land management practices.

  • Army's synchronized approach to fielding complex C4ISR capabilities takes burden off Soldiers

    Apr 4, 2013

    For Army units, fielding and resetting sophisticated mission command and situational awareness equipment is an intricate process. The interdependent capabilities include state-of-the-art communications systems, the network and all the enablers, which require training to take place in a logical order.

  • Wounded Warriors visit Marine Corps Museum

    Apr 3, 2013

    Wounded Warriors stopping in the National Capital Region during their transit home were given a chance to do some site-seeing at the Marine Corps Museum with the help of the U.S. Army Military District of Washington's Medical Evacuation to CONUS Hospitals (MECH) team.

  • Educated in the contracting school of hard knocks

    Apr 3, 2013

    Armed with a doctorate degree in getting it done from the school of hard knocks, Ruth Anne Ijames has been a fixture in the contracting world since 1970.

  • Senator Kaine visits Army's sustainment think tank

    Apr 3, 2013

  • Army Dentistry Introduces "Going First Class"

    Apr 3, 2013

    Do you want to get a cleaning with your annual dental exam? If you had a cavity, wouldn't you like to take care of it the same day, too?" In an effort to enhance the command functioning as an operating company model and create a consistent patient/employee experience, the U.S. Army Dental Command (DENCOM) continues the planning stages of the Army Dentistry Go First Class (GFC) Initiative.

  • The customer -- our reason to exist

    Apr 3, 2013

    Army Contracting Command-Warren works hard to deserve its longstanding reputation for providing exceptional acquisition, contracting, and business advisory services to its customers and other stakeholders.

  • District team assists USMA cadets with Engineering Design Capstone Projects

    Apr 3, 2013

    A team of Middle East District engineers had the opportunity to share feedback with U.S. Military Academy cadets during review of their engineer design capstone projects March 5.

  • AEC Soldiers engage middle school students

    Apr 3, 2013

    Sgts. 1st Class Vernon Walton and Milvia Kendrick represented the Army's interest in cultivating Science, Technology, Engineering and Math professionals at Career Blast 2013 at Cecil College March 20.

  • Senator Kaine visits Army's sustainment think tank

    Apr 3, 2013

    Credentialing starts here was a recurring message April 2 as Sen. Tim Kaine toured the Combined Arms Support Command to learn about initiatives designed to help Soldiers translate their military skills to the civilian sector.

  • 203rd Corps take the lead

    Apr 3, 2013

    FORWARD OPERATING BASE BORIS, Afghanistan (March 20, 2013) -- 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 the local populous of nearby villages March 12-14.

  • Joint U.S., Salvadoran Army Training

    Apr 3, 2013

    Members of C company, 3rd Battalion from the 172nd Infantry Regiment (Mountain) New Hampshire National Guard exchanged rope skills with the Salvadoran Army in El Salvador through the National Guard State partnership Program.

  • 2013 Month of the Military Child: "Proud, Ready and Resilient"

    Apr 3, 2013

    The Month of the Military Child creates awareness of the service and sacrifices of the military's children. It is an opportunity to thank children for their support to the nation's warfighters and recognize the important role they play in the strength of the nation by contributing to the strength of the Army family.

  • New legislation helps veterans with employment

    Apr 4, 2013

    The largest city in the nation passed legislation making it easier for veterans to get licenses, certificates and permits to work thanks to new laws the mayor signed, April 2, 2013, in New York City.

  • Gen. Odierno visits Fort Rucker

    Apr 3, 2013

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno visited Fort Rucker April 1-2 to get a firsthand look at the U.S. Army Aviation Center of Excellence and talk about sequestration effects on the community.

  • Southwestern Division builds STEM benchmark

    Apr 3, 2013

    As the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers maneuvers its way through the current budget and funding crisis, teams across the country are addressing another crisis - finding the next generation of engineers.

  • Building trust, vigilance key to defeating sexual assault

    Apr 5, 2013

    SEMBACH, Germany -- "Our Army's very foundations are the values of integrity, honor and service. In focusing on those basics, we reinforce our strength as an Army." That was the message Installation Management Command Europe Region Director Kathleen Marin shared with more than 300 service members and civilian employees during one of many U.S. Army Europe Readiness and Resilience Day activities aimed at combating sexual violence in the military.

  • Fort Hood Net Zero 2020 program

    Apr 3, 2013

    Maj. Kara Escajeda, the Environmental Science and Engineering Officer of 85th Civil Affairs Brigade, tells us about the Fort Hood Net Zero 2020 program. She also tells us how the 85th Civil Affairs Brigade is contributing to the program.

  • DoD-VA Data Sharing: Enhancing Continuity of Care While Protecting Patient Information

    Apr 3, 2013

    Collaboration on electronic health records between the Department of Defense and the Department of Veterans Affairs is an especially important issue as more and more Soldiers transition from active duty and enter the VA health system. This is especially true for Soldiers leaving active service and joining the Guard or Reserve.

  • Army logistics center use USB-to-Ethernet Adapter, saves training costs

    Apr 3, 2013

    Donald Meyer, from the Communications Security Logistics Activity (CSLA) New Equipment Training Team, Fort Huachuca, Ariz., devised a solution for utilizing a USB switch in CSLA's In-line Network Encryptor (INE) KG-175D training.

  • Army Medic Named 2013 DA Exceptional SARC of the Year

    Apr 3, 2013

    Sgt. 1st Class Josalette Simmons has been selected the Department of the Army Exceptional Sexual Assault Response Coordinator (SARC) of the Year for 2013. Simmons, a Medic assigned to U. S. Army Forces Command, was one of several candidates to make it as a nominee for the DA title.

  • Teamwork and determination help EUCOM avoid nearly $2 million on Crypto Modernization Project

    Apr 8, 2013

    When the U.S. European Command (EUCOM) was having an issue with its satellite communications network radios, it approached Communications-Electronics Research and Development Center (CERDEC) for assistance.

  • Joint Chiefs of Staff and Taxes at JBM-HH

    Apr 3, 2013

    Gen. Martin, E. Dempsey, Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff works with Capt. Michael A. Colucci, Tax Center Officer in Charge, Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Tax Center, to review his documents for the 2012 tax year.

  • Sexual Assault Awareness Month: We own it...We'll solve it...Together

    Apr 3, 2013

    April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month across the Army and is part of a national initiative that designates the month of April to raise public awareness about sexual violence and to educate communities and individuals on how to prevent sexual violence.

  • French Army Chief of Staff Visits U.S. Army Units at Fort Bragg

    Apr 3, 2013

    Gen. Bertrand Ract-Madoux, chief of staff of the French Army, or Armée de Terre, visited Fort Bragg, N.C. April 2 to tour and learn about various U.S. Army units on post, including the U.S. Army Forces Command, 82nd Airborne Division, and U.S. Army John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School.

  • Don't be armed & hammered

    Apr 15, 2013

    In today's society, we are bombarded with messages informing us we shouldn't drink and drive because alcohol impairs judgment and slows reaction time, which can make our vehicles deadly weapons. So why do we continue to see Soldiers consuming alcohol and handling firearms, which are designed to be deadly weapons without the addition of alcohol?

  • CSA Visit Fort Rucker

    Apr 3, 2013

    U.S. Army Chief of Staff GEN Ray Odierno visits Fort Rucker, Ala. April 1 and 2, 2013.

  • National Prescription Drug Take-Back, April 27

    Apr 3, 2013

    The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has scheduled another National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day which will take place on Saturday, April 27, 2013, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. This is a great opportunity for those who missed the previous events, or who have subsequently accumulated unwanted, unused prescription drugs, to safely dispose of those medications.

  • Command Post Exercise turns virtual

    Apr 4, 2013

    Garrison staff use simulation center for training exercise

  • Jordanians help secure American base

    Apr 3, 2013

    FORWARD OPERATING BASE SHARANA, Afghanistan (March 27, 2013) - Several hundred Jordanian troops have volunteered to protect Forward Operating Base Sharana, Afghanistan, keeping the perimeter safe so U.S. and Afghan Soldiers can execute their missions in a more secure environment.

  • Fort A.P. Hill Civil War Sesquicentennial Winter Encampment attracts more than 100

    Apr 3, 2013

    FORT A.P. HILL, Va. -- More than 100 visitors came out on a sunny Saturday afternoon recently to view the Civil War Sesquicentennial Winter Quarters Exhibition at historic Liberty Church and the Travis Lake Historic District here.

  • Oh Watervliet, 1813 was such a good year ... or was it?

    Apr 2, 2013

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL, N.Y. -- Oh, 1813 was such a good year … at least looking back with 20-20 hindsight. "Uncle Sam" was first used to refer to the U.S., pineapples were introduced to Hawaii, and the first bricks and mortar were set in place in what would become the Watervliet Arsenal to help defend against the second British invasion.

  • Army's oldest Signal unit still going strong

    Apr 3, 2013

    The 50th Signal Battalion (Expeditionary), 35th Signal Brigade, XVIII Airborne Corps, executed Operation Lion's Fury from 28-31 January at Fort Bragg N.C. The intensive field training event focused on military operations in urban terrain, media on the battlefield, medical evacuation, convoy procedures and equipment validation. In many ways, the training exercise served as the capstone event for a year of rigorous training meant to prepare for future deployment in the Global War on Terrorism.

  • Soldier Spotlight: Getting to know Sgt. Markus P. Bell

    Apr 3, 2013

    Soldier Spotlight: Getting to know Sgt. Markus P. Bell

  • US Army Garrison Japan named Army Communities of Excellence silver award winner

    Apr 3, 2013

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (April 3, 2013) -- U.S. Army Garrison Japan was named a silver award winner in the annual Army Communities of Excellence program following an announcement released to the garrison March 26.

  • Safety crucial to avoid seasonal risks of recreational mishaps, yellow sand

    May 28, 2013

    Spring weather brings a need for heightened safety-mindedness because of an increased risk of safety hazards from outdoor activities, as well as the dangers posed by yellow sand that blows in from China.

  • Demonstrated potential, proven leadership

    Apr 2, 2013

    WASHINGTON (Under SecArmy Public Affairs, April 2, 2013) -- David M. Krzycki says his promotion to lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Army didn't come about by merely his own accomplishments, rather it was possible because of the enduring support from his family, friends, and the extraordinary Soldiers he's served with for the last twenty five years.

  • Going Green: USACE LA District continues innovative partnership

    Apr 4, 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District has helped develop a strong partnership at Alamo Dam and along the Bill Williams River to continue sustaining our nation's economic and water resources.

  • Army to hold force reduction, realignment 'listening sessions'

    Apr 4, 2013

    The Army is holding listening sessions at installations throughout the U.S. in April to hear what communities think about the force reductions and restructuring that are likely to impact their areas.

  • Fort Leonard Wood's best warriors move through day 2 of competition

    Aug 26, 2013

    Fifteen competitors competed for top honors during day two of the Maneuver Support Center of Excellence and Fort Leonard Wood's 2013 Best Warrior Competition, taking place April 1-5, 2013, at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo.

  • Time to go fishing

    Apr 3, 2013

    SMDC management analyst retires from federal service

  • Veteran trains Servicemembers for Sexual Assault Awareness Month

    Apr 2, 2013

    Servicemembers at Bagram Air Field learn how to prevent sexual assault in light of the Prevention Month increasing self defense, confidence and avoidance skills March 31, 2013.

  • Reserve Soldiers work as Opposition Forces during training exercise

    Apr 17, 2013

    FORT HUNTER LIGGETT, Calif. -- If you're going to train the "good guys" in a military exercise, then someone has to play the "bad guys." In most military training, the "bad guys" are the opposition force, or OPFOR. These Soldiers simulate the people and scenarios a unit may face when deployed to certain environments. For Operation Warrior-Protector, a two-month training exercise held here for reserve units from across America, hundreds of individuals were needed to play OPFOR and create a series of simultaneous events to challenge the units being trained. Division West's 189th Infantry Brigade, "Task Force Cold Steel," supplied those individuals.

  • U.S. Army Soldier Show performer to support sister on American Idol

    Apr 3, 2013

    Pfc. Felicia Holcomb is taking a few days leave from the U.S. Army Soldier Show to support her younger sister, Amber, one of American Idol's top seven performers in Los Angeles, Calif.

  • Staff Judge Advocate representatives learn about Veteran's Treatment Court

    Apr 2, 2013

    U. S. Army Pacific Staff Judge Advocate representatives gathered for a presentation to increase their awareness of Hawaii's Veteran's Treatment Court, March 29 at Fort Shafter Flats.

  • Albuquerque District's security officer receives awards for antiterrorism work

    Apr 2, 2013

    Master Sgt. Bernie Lujan received the 2012 U.S. Army Antiterrorism Honor Roll Award and the 2012 USACE Meritorious Antiterrorism Honor Roll Award, March 26, 2013, at the Albuquerque District's Headquarters in Albuquerque, N.M.

  • From the Director of Army Safety - What makes a safety success?

    Apr 15, 2013

    By now, readers of this column should know I'm a big advocate of safety culture. The actual definitions of that term, however, can be as varied as the missions we perform every day. That's why it's important we have some measures in place as a litmus test for leaders looking to evaluate their culture and climate. The following six criteria can help you determine both your strongest and weakest areas regarding safety, and also give you ideas for enhancing your existing risk management programs.

  • 'Beyond the Horizon' exercise begins in El Salvador

    Apr 3, 2013

    Joint Task Force Jaguar arrived in El Salvador with more than 75 service members to finalize plans for the comprehensive joint exercise, Beyond the Horizon El Salvador 2013.

  • Army Civil Works Flood Risk Management Mission

    Apr 2, 2013

  • Medal of Honor recipient Staff Sgt. Clint Romesha throws first pitch

    Apr 2, 2013

    Medal of Honor recipient Clint Romesha threw out the first pitch on opening day at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C.

  • The Army Civil Works Navigation Mission

    Apr 2, 2013

  • Supporting Soldiers On and Off the Battlefield Comes Together in South Texas

    Apr 2, 2013

    The path to healing from combat injuries is more than just physical therapy. One organization demonstrates that the importance of restoring confidence, purpose, and a sense of community do a lot of good for soldiers' emotional health. That's why they're packing soldiers up and taking them fishing. This story takes a closer look at a fishing trip that has made waves in the lives of America's war heroes.

  • New AAFES Promotion Discontinuation of "Free" item w/purchase of 8 gallons of gas.

    Apr 2, 2013

    Dugway Proving Ground, UT Beginning in April, the "Free" Item featured with purchase of 8 gallons of gas will be discontinued. Instead, Pump Toppers will focus on multiple messages aimed at drawing foot traffic into the Express stores.

  • Tomahawks compete for top spot

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers with Combined Task Force 2-23 (2nd Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment) contended in the Top Tomahawk competition that began March 29 here.

  • 17th Fires Brigade connects with local community

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers with 17th Fires Brigade joined citizens and city leaders from Tumwater for a two-day event known as Tumwater University.

  • Thunderbolt soldiers battle on the mat

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers with 17th Fires Brigade battled in hand-to-hand combat during a two-day brigade combatives tournament March 7 and 8.

  • Female Soldiers set sights on special operations

    Apr 3, 2013

    The recent decision to open direct combat positions to women in the military has sparked a lot of discussion. One might hear a casual debate at their workplace or favorite restaurant about women's capabilities to perform outside the security of an operating base. While the discussion is popular, it seems unlikely one would hear it debated around members of a U.S. Army Cultural Support Team.

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