Archive: Apr 2013

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  • CSM Maunakea views small arms processes

    Apr 25, 2013

    Command Sgt. Maj. Emmett Maunakea of Program Executive Office Soldier toured the depot's Small Arms Repair Facility April 16. "Anniston is such an important piece for PEO Soldier," said Maunakea. "A lot of the rebuilding for our weapons takes place here."

  • ANAD ACS gives thanks for volunteers

    Apr 25, 2013

    Kiana Banks spoke to the Army Community Service volunteers at this year's appreciation ceremony, giving them an overview of how she came to appreciate being a volunteer. The ceremony was held April 22 at the DeSoto Pastime Center. Banks' first volunteer experience occurred at Anniston Army Depot with the Camp Connection summer program.

  • Ball celebrates Aviation Branch's 30th birthday

    Apr 25, 2013

    Army Aviation celebrated its 30th birthday April 19 with a birthday ball held at The Landing as retired and active Soldiers, Families and Department of Defense civilians celebrated with cake and dancing in their finest attire.

  • Soldiers volunteer during Kuwait deployment

    Apr 25, 2013

  • Overhauling 50-year-old generators

    Apr 25, 2013

    The Defense Generator and Non-Tactical Rail Center in Utah, better known as DGRC, is currently overhauling and retrofitting large generators for a foreign military sales contract.

  • Going Green: Wind turbine installed on Fort Buchanan

    Apr 25, 2013

    The first of three 275-kilowatt wind turbines to be erected on Fort Buchanan, Puerto Rico, started producing energy April 19. The turbines are part of a 10-project energy and water reduction effort that, in addition to installing wind power generation, includes solar photovoltaic systems, and water conservation measures.

  • PEO C3T leader leaves legacy of improved communications capabilities

    Apr 26, 2013

    Robert Golden, director of operations for Program Executive Office Command, Control and Communications-Tactical (PEO C3T), is retiring after almost 34 years of government service.

  • Soldier earns Expert Field Medical Badge

    Apr 25, 2013

    Army Spc. Mitchell Peterson was awarded the prestigious Expert Field Medical Badge (EFMB).

  • Army Emergency Relief here for Soldiers

    Apr 25, 2013

    Army Emergency Relief assistance is available to Soldiers and their families, wherever they are located and the amount of assistance is only limited by a valid need.

  • 1st Medical Brigade prepares for upcoming DCRF mission

    Apr 25, 2013

    FORT HOOD, Texas -- 1st Medical Brigade conducted a field training exercise to prepare their tactical operations center for the upcoming Defense CBRNE (Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and High-Yield Explosive) Reactionary Force (DCRF) mission at Fort Hood the week of April 8.

  • Soldiers take new look at intoxicated driving

    Apr 25, 2013

    Soldiers from the 3rd Battalion, 2nd Air Defense Artillery learned about driving under the influence and its consequences during the battalion's safety stand down day March 14 at the unit motorpool at Fort Sill.

  • Spotlight on...Sgt. 1st Class Jamie Trice

    Apr 25, 2013

    Sgt. 1st Class Jamie D. Trice is a contingency contracting noncommissioned officer assigned to the 603rd Senior Contingency Contracting Team, under the 413th Contracting Support Brigade at Fort Shafter, Hawaii.

  • 409th CSB hosts first European contracting board

    Apr 29, 2013

    KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany -- The 409th Contracting Support Brigade hosted the first European contracting coordination board March 29 in Wiesbaden, Germany.

  • Medic recognized for experience and hard work

    Apr 25, 2013

    FORT HOOD, Texas -- As a Soldier finishes up his time in 1st Medical Brigade, he reflected on the opportunities he was given at his very first duty station as an active duty Soldier.

  • SHARP officials to Soldiers: We're here, we'll listen

    Apr 25, 2013

    Three Fort Carson Soldiers anonymously recount their encounters with sexual assault and sexual harassment as SHARP representatives explain that it will take a change in Soldier behavior, not just training, to prevent it from happening in the Army's ranks.

  • Soldiers make moves to hit moving targets

    Apr 25, 2013

    Soldiers from 168th Brigade Support Battalion conducted convoy live-fire training April 17-18 on the East Range here. Its purpose was to train the Soldiers in convoy operations and battle drills during a logistical vehicle movement.

  • Fort Carson EOD unit hosts Family Demo Day

    Apr 26, 2013

    Soldiers and Families of Fort Carson's 663rd Ordnance Company, 242nd Explosive Ordnance Disposal Battalion, 71st Ordnance Group (EOD), gathered at Range 121 for the Family Demo Day, April 20.

  • Efforts involving nuclear isomer research lead to publication in top journal for ARL physicist

    Apr 25, 2013

    ARL physicist Dr. Jeff Carroll of the Sensors and Electron Devices Directorate's Power and Energy Division was recently recognized with a publication in Physical Review Letters. The publication, titled "Direct Observation of Long-Lived Isomers in 212Bi," describes results from an international collaboration that included Carroll, who helped arrange the "beamtime," perform the experiment, interpret the results and prepare the manuscript.

  • Trainers gain mental toughness

    Apr 25, 2013

    For 40 hours, Fort Carson Soldiers from various units learned energy management, effective goal setting, confidence building and attention control as part of Comprehensive Soldier and Family Fitness program training. "We're concerned with the holistic Soldier," said Nick Bartley, performance expert. "We're helping them be mentally and emotionally strong." An Armywide endeavor, the Comprehensive Soldier and Family Fitness program's goal is to help Soldiers train, practice and refine their psychological strength.

  • 200th MPCOM cooks bake special cake for Army Reserve's 105th birthday

    Sep 30, 2013

    FORT MEADE, Md. -- "They could have gone down to the local bakery and bought a cake!" Those were the words of Brig. Gen. Tammy Smith, Director for Army Reserve Human Capital Core Enterprise, as she tried the cake baked by Army Reserve cooks from the 200th Military Police Command at a 105th Birthday of the Army Reserve celebration.

  • CA medics help train KISD students vehicle extraction techniques

    Apr 25, 2013

    Out of the classroom and into a stressful field environment. That is what students of the Killeen Independent School District Career Center found themselves in when they arrived to Fort Hood to conduct hands on medical training with members of the 81st Civil Affairs Battalion April 23.

  • Increase your knowledge of autism

    Apr 25, 2013

    Autism represents a spectrum of developmental and neurological disorders that impairs a child's social interaction, communication and behavioral skills. Children with autism may also exhibit hypo or hyper-sensitivity to sensory stimuli and/or problems with fine and gross motor skills. Autism now affects 1 in 88 children and 1 in 54 boys in the United States.

  • Fort Knox among first to host master fitness mobile training team

    Apr 26, 2013

    Fort Knox, Ky., is among the first installations to host one of the Army's mobile training teams that travel among installations teaching the new Master Fitness Trainer Course.

  • Tale of 2 kings -- Fiesta's El Rey Feo, King Antonio presented their crowns

    Apr 25, 2013

    During Fiesta San Antonio two kings are crowned, El Rey Feo LXV, known as "the people's king", and King Antonio XCI. The crownings are just one of many official Fiesta San Antonio events.

  • Fort Sam, San Antonio communities celebrate Fiesta at historic Quadrangle

    Apr 25, 2013

    Soldiers from Fort Sam Houston celebrated "Fiesta in the Quad" April 21. Fiesta is an 11-day celebration across San Antonio. It features more than 100 different events that focus on the vibrant culture and rich history of the city.

  • Region's best: TMDE support center surpasses Army standards

    Apr 25, 2013

    A tenant activity here was recognized for surpassing several Army standards and transforming into a model of excellence. The U.S. Army Test, Measurement and Diagnostic Equipment (TMDE) Support Center was recognized by the U.S. Army TMDE Activity for having the lowest TMDE delinquency rate in USATA's northeast region.

  • Go green, save green

    Apr 25, 2013

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Each April, we hear a lot of discussion about changes we should implement in order to help save the planet. We are urged to reduce, reuse and recycle; to plant trees and gardens; to carpool and to donate old household items to charity. Aside from the substantial benefits to the environment, conservation also can save you money.

  • HSAAP, Kingsport Safety Council Promote Seasonal Safety

    Apr 25, 2013

    Natural resources manager Bruce Cole of Holston Army Ammunition Plant educates the Kingsport Safety Council on the hazards of springtime.

  • Muleskinners, division host soldiers of El Salvador army

    Apr 25, 2013

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- The 10th Sustainment Brigade hosted several soldiers of the El Salvador army April 9 to discuss logistics concepts and operations.

  • Climate Change Task Force

    Apr 25, 2013

    On October 5, 2009, President Obama signed an Executive Order directing the Task Force to develop a report with recommendations for how the Federal Government can strengthen policies and programs to better prepare the Nation to adapt to the impacts of climate change.

  • ANA engineer 'kandak' completes large, independent construction project

    Apr 25, 2013

    FORWARD OPERATING BASE SUPER FOB, Afghanistan -- Soldiers of the engineer tolai of 4th Kandak, 2nd Brigade, 203rd Afghan National Army recently marched in formation towards a symbol of their success.

  • 10th Mountain Division recognizes NCO, Soldier of the Year

    Apr 25, 2013

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- A noncommissioned officer from 91st Military Police Battalion, 10th Sustainment Brigade, and a junior enlisted Soldier from 4th Brigade Combat Team won the 10th Mountain Division (LI) NCO and Soldier of the Year Competition at Fort Drum.

  • America's Great Outdoors Initiative

    Apr 25, 2013

  • Soldiers seize objectives during Mountain Peak exercise

    Apr 25, 2013

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Efforts among Soldiers from nearly every brigade in 10th Mountain Division (LI) led to an intensely tough and realistic nine-day training exercise, April 15-24, known as Mountain Peak. The exercise's primary purpose was to prepare 3rd Brigade Combat Team for its upcoming mission rehearsal exercise at the Joint Readiness Training Center at Fort Polk, La.

  • Hurricane Sandy Rebuilding Task Force

    Apr 25, 2013

  • National Medical Laboratory Professionals Week

    Apr 25, 2013

    The week celebrates laboratory medicine and recognizes the professionalism of lab personnel and their efforts. Since the development of this field in the 1920s, the laboratory science professional has played a progressively more critical role in the diagnosis and prevention of disease.

  • Vicenza IG examines nonsupport of family members

    Apr 25, 2013

    One of the most common requests for assistance received by the Office of the Inspector General is that of nonsupport for family members. Army Regulation (AR) 608-99, Family Support, Child Custody and Paternity, chapters 1-3; and AR 20-1, Inspector General (IG) Activities and Procedures, Paragraph 6-3a; states that nonsupport of family members is a command issue

  • Future educator gets elected to Europe-wide office

    Apr 25, 2013

    When Vicenza High School junior Abigail Vallery attended the Future Educators of America European conference for Department of Defense Dependents Schools in January she had no idea she'd be returning home as a president.

  • Soldiers' Theatre cleans up at Tournament of the Festival of Plays

    Apr 25, 2013

    USAG-Vicenza's Soldiers' Theatre took center stage with 28 nominations and 10 awards at the annual IMCOM-Europe Tournament of the Festival of Plays competition held in Kaiserslautern, Germany, April 20. The Soldiers' Theatre production of the musical "The WIZ" swept the musical awards, including the coveted Best Musical award, during the event, known as the Topper awards.

  • CYSS makes family Earth Week farm visit

    Apr 25, 2013

    Almost 100 children and parents braved April showers on a Saturday morning to visit a Vicenza area organic farm in a combined Month of the Military Child and Army Earth Week event.

  • Born in the Box: woman returns to home in training area

    Apr 25, 2013

    Forced to leave in 1939, an 84-year-old woman returns to her birthplace within the Hohenfels Training Area.

  • Vicenza F2F conducts three-day program in Garmisch

    Apr 25, 2013

    A Female-2-Female social networking event brought single female Soldiers from across the Vicenza Military Community together to the Edelweiss Lodge in Garmisch, Germany, April 3-6 to build resiliency and relationships.

  • Vicenza marks Holocaust Remembrance Day

    Apr 25, 2013

    The Holocaust Days of Remembrance is an eight-day period of commemoration that coincides with Yom Ha-shoah, Hebrew for Holocaust Remembrance Day, and initiates the eight days leading up to Israeli Independence Day. The Vicenza Military Community gathered on April 18 for a Remembrance ceremony.

  • KATUSA-US Friendship Week promotes camaraderie

    Apr 25, 2013

    The KATUSA (Korean Augmentation to the United States Army) program is the embodiment of the ROK-U.S. alliance. In commemoration of 60 years of that powerful partnership, the 2013 KATUSA & U.S. Soldier Friendship Week was held 15-18 April.

  • 210th Fires Brigade and DDC leaders plants tree for Arbor Day

    Apr 25, 2013

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea -- Leaders from 210th Fires Brigade and the city of Dongducheon plant a commemorative tree April 25, 2013 in honor of Arbor Day. Soldiers and citizens celebrated planting the symbolic tree at 210th Fires Brigade headquarters and then shared lunch at the Warrior's Club. 210th Fires Brigade is committed to building a strong relationship with the city of Dongducheon by working together and learning about each other, while improving the community where we live and work. "We are here to plant the tree, but the tree symbolizes so much more than just a tree," Col. Tracy P. Banister, brigade commander. "It symbolizes our relationship and the growth of our relationship especially over the past two years." (U. S. photos by Pfc. Kim Han-byeol, 210 Fires Brigade public affairs specialist/Released).

  • SMDC budget analyst deploys in support of Warfighters

    Apr 25, 2013

    Jimmie Sherode signs up for a six-month tour in Kuwait

  • National Guard Soldiers recall heroic actions at Boston Marathon

    Jun 19, 2013

    When the bombs went off at the Boston Marathon, April 15, 2013, three members of the Massachusetts Army National Guard followed their instincts and training, helping to save lives in the process.

  • Lancers test gunnery skills

    Apr 29, 2013

  • Soldiers deploy to MBTA subway stations following the Boston Marathon bombing

    Apr 26, 2013

    Soldiers of the 1st Battalion, 182nd Infantry Regiment, guarded the entrances of several stops along the Green and Red lines of Boston's subway to provide security and ensure public safety under the authorization to activate 1,500 Massachusetts Soldiers and Airmen the day after the terrorist attack near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, April 16, 2013.

  • Lost on the Lake - Water Safety Video

    Nov 30, -0001

    This is a powerful seven minute testimonial video that can save your life or the life of someone you love. It is targeted for a mature audience. Produced by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Operations Center for Water Safety in cooperation with the Brian and Nathan Keese Family. Available in High Definition.

  • Soldiers Update: Army Marathon

    Apr 24, 2013

    Runners participate in the first 26.2 mile Army Marathon at Fort Hood, Texas.

  • 'We Care' - The emotional impact on one survivor, suicide

    Apr 24, 2013

    Erin Thede, U.S. Army Reserve, shares her story of loss and gives words of inspiration to others going through similar circumstances.

  • G.I. Bill benefits change

    Apr 24, 2013

    On August 1, 2013, with the resumption of Tuition Assistance to the National Guard as well as other services, citizen Soldiers and airmen are able to return to school thanks to a little help from Uncle Sam.

  • Army seeks round of base closure, realignment for 2015

    Apr 25, 2013

    The Army says a round of base realignment and closure for fiscal year 2015 is necessary to save tax dollars, consolidate resources and adapt to force reductions.

  • Rak Sale connects Rakkasan community

    Apr 25, 2013

    FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. -- Family Readiness Group leaders from all six battalions of the 3rd Brigade Combat Team "Rakkasans," 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), joined together April 18 in the brigade conference room for what they call a "Rak (pronounced 'rock') Sale," in an effort to raise funds for FRG events held throughout the year.

  • Soldiers use hands-on training to teach life-saving tactics

    Apr 25, 2013

    FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. -- Approximately 30 Soldiers from the 3rd Brigade Combat Team "Rakkasans," 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), took part in a brigade-consolidated Combat Life-Saver course April 15-18 at the Rascon School of Combat Medicine.

  • Remembering the Children of the Holocaust

    Apr 26, 2013

    Survivor recounts stories of the children who were victims of the Holocaust

  • Gun Devils first in Army to fire digital howitzer

    May 1, 2013

    Gun Devils of 3rd Battalion, 319th Airborne Field Artillery Regiment, made history here, April 19, by being the first operational unit in the Army to field and fire the new all-digital M119A3 105 mm lightweight howitzer.

  • Corps of Engineers and Coast Guard urges boaters to stay off flooded rivers

    Apr 24, 2013

    The U.S. Coast Guard and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are urging recreational boaters to avoid going out on the water.

  • VA Launches Hotline to Answer Questions on VA Health Care and Benefits for Women Veterans

    Apr 24, 2013

    VA Launches Hotline to Answer Questions on VA Health Care and Benefits for Women Veterans. Women Veterans Call Center: 1-855-VA-WOMEN (1-855-829-6636)

  • Leaders exposed to video training tool

    Apr 24, 2013

    The Center for the Advancement of Leader Development and Organizational Learning workshop focused on Leader Challenge, an interactive video-based vignette that Soldiers can work through, and was held in support of the MCoE's strategic initiative for 21st century leader development.

  • 94TH AAMDC SUCCESSFULLY PLANS, COMPLETES ITS QUARTERLY MOTORCYCLE SAFETY RIDE

    Apr 24, 2013

    Fort Shafter Flats, Hawaii-- Self-touted as one of the safest units in the Army, the 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command successfully completed its quarterly motorcycle mentorship ride, April 18, 2013.

  • Devil brigade paratroopers earn German jump wings

    May 1, 2013

    More than 200 paratroopers with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team earned their German jump wings, April 15-18, during a joint airborne operation here.

  • Army Soldier Show launches 'Ready and Resilient' tour

    Apr 25, 2013

    The 2013 U.S. Army Soldier Show launches its "Ready and Resilient" tour with a weekend full of shows on Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, Texas, in preparation for a journey to installations across the nation.

  • Jumpmasters Compete

    Apr 24, 2013

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. -- Jumpmasters from different units within the 82nd Airborne Division competed in the Jumpmaster of the Year competition with the hopes of earning the bragging rights as the best in the division. Five Paratroopers competed in the four-day event, held April 16-19, at the Advanced Airborne School here at Fort Bragg.

  • Going Green: "Landfarming" sustainably cleans soil at nation's largest Army Reserve post

    Apr 24, 2013

    At Fort Hunter Liggett, Calif., the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is using sunlight to sustainably clean contaminated soil at a former fueling site on the nation's largest U.S. Army Reserve installation.

  • Soldier's Army spirit to be on display at Warrior Games

    Apr 24, 2013

    During the last 16 years, Keoki Smythe has accumulated a multitude of injuries that have led him to qualify for the Warrior Games.

  • Be a 'human being': Holocaust survivor educates community about hope, sacrifice

    Apr 25, 2013

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- At age 20, Esther Bauer became an orphan and a widow at the hands of Nazis.

  • Army combating sexual assault using 'team approach'

    Apr 25, 2013

    In the third year of its campaign against sexual assault and harassment, the Army is focusing on cultural change, more effective training, and prosecutorial efforts that use a "team approach."

  • 310th ESC Command Officially Changes Hands

    Apr 24, 2013

    FORT BENJAMIN HARRIS, IN- Leadership of the 310th Expeditionary Sustainment Command officially changed hands during a ceremony April 20 at the Defense Finance Accounting Service (DFAS) building here.

  • Resiliency is key to officer striving for EFMB

    Nov 30, -0001

    Byrnes, assigned to the 62nd Medical Brigade, 56th Multifunction Medical Battalion, recently participated in the EFMB certification on Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., April 7 to 12.

  • America's Big Band performs at legendary blues club

    Apr 24, 2013

    The Jazz Ambassadors performed for a packed house at Blues Alley jazz club in historic Georgetown, April 16. The performance was part of the "Big Band Jam!," a two-week event where local jazz bands perform in celebration of Jazz Appreciation Month. The Big Band Jam!, now in its ninth year, educates students and community members about the Capital's unique jazz heritage and current jazz scene.

  • New clean air stations increase mission flexibility

    Apr 24, 2013

    Ten clean air work stations in the Airborne Communications Instruments Branch here offer improved mission flexibility and electro static protection. The stations, which replaced the aging Class 100K Clean Room in the branch, is used in the repair and testing of avionics components such as the ARU-12 Attitude Indicator (a horizontal position indicator), displacement gyroscope (indicate pitch and roll of an aircraft), directional gyroscope and gyro rotors.

  • Army, industry discuss Manpack radio path ahead

    Apr 24, 2013

    As the Army prepares to conduct a full and open competition for the Manpack radio, it hosted a forum for potential industry partners to lay out the path ahead and continue dialogue.

  • The 80th Training Command's 2013 best warriors

    Aug 26, 2013

    FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. (April 23, 2013) -- Two Soldiers assigned to the 100th Training Division (Operational Support) won top honors at this year's 80th Training Command (Total Army School System) Best Warrior Competition, held at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., April 16-21.

  • Fort McNair hosts White Ribbon Campaign

    Apr 24, 2013

    Violence against women and girls was the topic of discussion during the Army Air Operations Group, U.S. Army Military District of Washington hosting of the 2013 White Ribbon Campaign (WRC) at Fort Lesley J. McNair, April 23.

  • CAAA Receives Excellence in Explosives Safety Award

    Apr 24, 2013

    The offices of the Secretary of the Army and Chief of Staff of the Army announced Crane Army Ammunition Activity received the Excellence in Explosives Safety Award for the fiscal year 2012.

  • Family accepts posthumous Silver Star

    Oct 15, 2013

    The family of Sgt. 1st Class Kenneth Westbrook was presented with his Silver Star for gallantry, and his second Combat Infantryman Badge, April 19, 2013, during an emotional ceremony at Derby Auditorium at Fort Benning, Ga.

  • SDDC logisticians save $1.2 million with 'outside the box' thinking

    Apr 25, 2013

    Logisticians in Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command's Operation Center put their heads together recently to save U.S. Southern Command $1.2 million in transportation costs.

  • Beyond The Horizon 2013 El Salvador, Officially Open For Business

    Apr 25, 2013

    SONSONATE, El Salvador -- Although work for Beyond the Horizon-El Salvador actually began March 30, the Salvadoran Ministry of Defense, U.S. Embassy and U.S. Army South made it official with an opening ceremony at a new school construction site in San Marcos, El Salvador, April 18.

  • Asian Pacific Americans spotlight graphic

    Apr 24, 2013

    Asian Pacific Americans spotlight graphic

  • Flash Training: Train the Teachers

    Apr 24, 2013

    There's an old Chinese proverb, "give a man a fish and you feed him for a day, teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime." This was the idea behind the Buffalo District's "Flash Training" for the teachers of Mullen Elementary School, Tonawanda, NY, on Thursday April 18, 2013.

  • Double amputee gets another chance of starting family

    Apr 26, 2013

    The only thing he remembered was waking up five weeks later in Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Germany -- from a tragedy that nearly cost him his life and the chance of starting a family.

  • Assistant secretary: Work smarter to fill capability gaps

    Apr 24, 2013

    DETROIT ARSENAL, Mich. -- (April 9, 2013) A senior Army leader visited the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command's tank and automotive center to meet with workers and outline her vision for the future.

  • Ground breaking marks construction of new fuel purging center for 21st TSC

    Apr 24, 2013

    The Theater Logistics Support Center Europe hosted a groundbreaking ceremony to mark the beginning of construction of a fuel purging center at the Kaiserslautern Army Depot, April 12.

  • April 23, 2013 -- CSA's testimony to the Senate Armed Services Committee

    Apr 24, 2013

    April 23, 2013 -- CSA's testimony to the Senate Armed Services Committee

  • Army Health Promotion Risk Reduction Suicide Prevention Report 2010 (Red Book) PDF

    Sep 19, 2013

    Army Health Promotion Risk Reduction Suicide Prevention Report 2010 (Red Book) PDF

  • 21st TSC holds graduation for Lean Six Sigma black belts

    Apr 24, 2013

    The 21st Theater Sustainment Command formally recognized a graduating class of 12 newly trained Lean Six Sigma black belts during a ceremony on Panzer Kaserne, April 18.

  • Army 2020 Generating Health & Discipline in the Force (Gold Book)

    Sep 19, 2013

    Gold Book - Army 2020 Generating Health & Discipline in the Force

  • Arsenal better trained, community better protected

    Apr 29, 2013

    The Watervliet Arsenal conducted a two-hour antiterrorism exercise here on April 23 that brought together more than 75 first responders from Albany, Schenectady, Rensselaer, and Saratoga Counties. This exercise tested arsenal and community first responders' ability to react to a simulated terrorist threat involving chemical, biological, and radiological agents.

  • Pirates of the "high C's" perform at Hohenfels

    Apr 24, 2013

    "It's a pirate's life for me!" HES sixth grade sets sail on a musical adventure.

  • STEM night combines facts and fun

    Apr 24, 2013

    STEM night in Hohenfels shows students of all ages how science, technology, engineering and math work in their everyday lives.

  • Military police, medics at Camp Zama conduct collaborative CPR training

    Apr 24, 2013

    The first collaborative cardiopulmonary resuscitation training class between Soldiers assigned to Medical Department Activity-Japan and the 88th Military Police Detachment here was held April 18.

  • Students write book, recycle

    Apr 24, 2013

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Hainerberg Elementary School students love paper. They like crafting creative messages and enjoy recycling it after it has been used. Just ask the members of teacher Carmen Hernandez fourth-grade class and kindergarten teacher Lynn Wheeler's Recycling Club.

  • 'Winging Through Wiesbaden' provides support, information for single parents

    Apr 24, 2013

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Sgt. 1st Class Charlene Villa Gomez knows exactly where she is going to take her 2-year-old daughter when the weather gets warm this summer. The city of Mainz has a free water park in the Volkspark in the summer, and Gomez is sure her daughter Tinina will love it. She might never have known about it, however, if not for a program called "Winging Through Wiesbaden" that 1st Battalion, 214th Aviation Regiment Chaplain (Capt.) Andrew Shriver started to help single parents.

  • Wiesbaden units, agencies recognized for CFC fund-raising efforts

    Apr 24, 2013

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Units and agencies were recognized for their outstanding efforts during the 2012 Combined Federal Campaign-Overseas in a ceremony in the Tony Bass Fitness Center April 12. Garrison leaders Col. David Carstens and Command Sgt. Maj. Sa'eed Mustafa joined Capt. Jennifer Glover, garrison campaign coordinator, in thanking the many Soldiers and civilians who helped raise more than $307,000.

  • Speakers remember victims of the Holocaust, stress need to keep memory alive

    Apr 24, 2013

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Air Force Chaplain (Capt.) Gary Davidson opened his talk at the Holocaust National Days of Remembrance Observance by relaying an anecdote about a master sergeant who did not know the meaning of the word "swastika." "That really surprised me because being Jewish, from the time that I was a young child, I started learning about the Holocaust, and it made me realize how important it is to educate people about that time," Davidson said during the April 17 event, hosted by 5th Signal Command, at the Taunus Theater.

  • Energy-saving program aims to share best practices, reduce ecological footprint

    Apr 24, 2013

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Rising host nation energy prices and a steadily growing population have resulted in a more concentrated effort by U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden energy managers to find ways to better use available resources. A new USAG Wiesbaden program is equipping units with the tools to decrease their energy use and ecological footprint, according to Maj. William McGlothlin, operations officer of USAG Wiesbaden's Directorate of Public Works. The focus of the new Green Boot program is changing the culture of units regarding energy consumption and resource management.

  • Army scientists scout energy solutions for the battlefield

    Apr 24, 2013

    Energy Scavenging is just one way U.S. Army Research Laboratory experts are getting more from existing resources. There are a number of technology areas enabling operational energy, such as energy storage, alternative energy sources, high-density power converters and micro grids that the lab is pursuing.

  • Watervliet commander found painting his way out of a box ... shop

    Apr 23, 2013

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL, N.Y. -- Everyone knew that when Sequestration hit on March 1 that there would be significant cuts within the Department of Defense. And so, when arsenal Commander Col. Mark F. Migaleddi was spotted this month holding a paint roller in the box shop some thought the budget cuts had gone too far.

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