Archive: Apr 2013

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  • Civilian Spotlight: Getting to know Mary J. Miller

    Apr 24, 2013

    Civilian Spotlight: Getting to know Mary J. Miller

  • Going Green: Corps builds largest induction solar wall in the country

    Apr 23, 2013

    As the sun beats down on one of the biggest buildings in the country, solar thermal collectors go to work providing enough heat for a 1.7 million square foot warehouse.

  • Army says no-go on extended tours for Soldiers in Afghanistan

    Apr 25, 2013

    Last month, the Army's senior-most officer told lawmakers that budget cuts could result in a decrease in training readiness for follow-on forces to Afghanistan which might result in extended tours for Soldiers already there. That is no longer the case.

  • 412th Theater Engineer Command's 2013 Best Warrior Competition Day Three

    Apr 24, 2013

  • Colorado Avalanche hockey team honors service members

    Apr 24, 2013

    The arena erupted with cheers as the Colorado Avalanche took the ice for the pregame warm-up donning special camouflage jerseys as a show of support for the men and women who serve the nation in uniform, in Denver, April 21, 2013.

  • 364th ESC Celebrates Earth Day with Tree-Planting

    Apr 25, 2013

    MARYSVILLE, Wash. -- Soldiers and civilians of the 364th Expeditionary Sustainment Command, a U.S. Army Reserve unit headquartered here, recognized Earth Day with some help from the mayors of eight Snohomish County communities.

  • OBT Mission Statement

    Apr 23, 2013

  • Leader recognizes Fort Jackson contracting support

    Apr 24, 2013

    Mission and Installation Contracting Command staff members at Fort Jackson, S.C., were recognized for their contributions leading to the Hilton Field ribbon cutting ceremony April 16.

  • Army honors 14 people for exceptional service

    Apr 24, 2013

    The Army has honored 14 people for outstanding contributions that strengthened the Army mission, in categories including diversity and leadership, exceptional civilian service, and "suggester" of the year -- for a person with an innovative money-saving idea.

  • Coffee with a Cop 13 May 13

    Apr 23, 2013

    Dugway Police Department presents Coffee with a Cop on Monday 13 May 2013 0700-0900 at Dugway Community Club.

  • 'Highlander' Brigade cases colors for redeployment

    Apr 23, 2013

    Soldiers from 4th Brigade Combat Team "Highlanders", 1st Armored Division, participated in a Casing of the Colors ceremony at Forward Operating Base Lightning, April 21.

  • SMDC CG joins Fort Greely during fire station ribbon cutting

    Apr 24, 2013

    LTG Formica participates in grand opening of Fort Greely Fire Station

  • Maintaineers win Army Award for Maintenance Excellence

    Apr 23, 2013

    Soldiers with Company B "Bulldawg", 801st Brigade Support Battalion "Maintaineers", 4th Brigade Combat Team "Currahee", 101st Airborne Division, received an award for being the 1st runner-up in the AAME competition at the Forces Command level, presented by Brig. Gen. Mark R. Stammer, acting commander of the 101st Abn. Div., on April 22, 2013 at the 101st Abn. Div. Headquarters, Fort Campbell, Ky.

  • Website links employers with transitioning Soldiers

    Apr 24, 2013

    Transitioning Soldiers, veterans and family members now have a place to post their resumes and look for jobs. At the same place, employers can search for new workers and post their own announcements.

  • Smartphones to satellites: Soldiers use new network to prepare for advise, assist mission

    Apr 24, 2013

    During the recent Mountain Peak training event at Fort Drum, N.Y., 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry) Soldiers and leaders said the new network capabilities would support their mission as they prepare for potential deployment to Afghanistan later this year.

  • Military children resilient, thankful for opportunities

    Apr 23, 2013

    Zoey is also a military child. She, along with her 11-year old sister, Emmy, and her 7-year-old brother, John, talked in April during the Month of the Military Child--a month that pays tribute to the sacrifices children make so their parents can serve--about the places they've been able to live and visit and the challenge of living apart from their Army parent.

  • Family thanks Army programs for better lives

    Apr 23, 2013

    1st Lt. Cole E. Anderson, who currently serves as a military intelligence officer with Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, here, said military programs have not only helped him advance his career, but they have helped him provide a better for his family.

  • Future Soldiers get taste of military life

    Apr 23, 2013

    Personnel from the U.S. Army Recruiting Command in coordination with the US Army Reserve-Puerto Rico, held a guidance and educational event, 6 Apr, to allow future Soldiers and Family members to familiarize with the expectations of the military life and to have a moment of recreation and camaraderie, at the Camp Santiago Joint Maneuver Training Center.

  • Cultural exchanges increase coalition strengths, capabilities

    Apr 23, 2013

    In Afghanistan, Provincial Reconstruction Team members not only have to navigate the differences in acronyms between services like the U.S. Army, Navy, or Air Force, depending on what province they work, they may also have to navigate a cultural minefield beset with Australian, Polish, or Italian slang and customs.

  • AMC garners four Army awards

    Apr 23, 2013

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The offices of the Secretary of the Army and Chief of Staff of the Army announced the winners for the Fiscal Year 2012 safety awards, April 19.

  • Housing Planning and Response Team members complete Level 2 certification training

    Apr 23, 2013

    Six members of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Engineering and Support Center Huntsville's Housing Planning and Response Team recently completed Level 2 Certification training, making them eligible to support the Federal Emergency Management Agency in response to a disaster.

  • Viva Fiesta! Army helps kick off 2013 Fiesta celebration

    Apr 25, 2013

    U.S. Army North helped kick off Fiesta! Approximately 3.5 million people are expected to attend over the course of the 11-day Fiesta extravaganza, which will include more than 100 events.

  • Fort Campbell Chaplains conduct PTSD, TBI training with local clergy

    Apr 30, 2013

    On Thursday, April 18, 60 area pastors and counselors gathered with Army chaplains at Fort Campbell, Kentucky, at Liberty Chapel to receive training on post-traumatic stress and traumatic brain injuries.

  • Black Hawk helicopters fit for Jordanian king

    Apr 24, 2013

    USASAC and the Army Security Assistance Enterprise complete a delivery of two UH-60M Black Hawk helicopters with a special configuration for Jordan, ending a case that began with the country's initial request in 2006.

  • Officer commends "Father George" for ministry while deployed

    Apr 23, 2013

    Major Michael Tomberlin writes about the impact of Chaplain (Lieutenant Colonel) Jerzy Rzasowski's ministry during his deployment to Afghanistan.

  • Chaplain, combat medics, sharpen skills during mass casualty exercise

    Apr 24, 2013

    The "Mass Casualty" alarm could be heard over loud speakers throughout Forward Operating Base Gamberi in Laghman Province, Afghanistan, April 8, 2013.

  • Tool Crib supports depot missions

    Apr 23, 2013

    Tool Crib personnel maintain tools and test, measurement and diagnostic equipment (TMDE) for more than 3,500 depot employees.

  • Fort Bragg spouses learn resiliency

    Apr 23, 2013

    Going along with the Ready, Resilient and Army Strong Campaign, 82nd Airborne Division's 18th Fires Brigade hosted a Spouses Resiliency workshop Apr. 10, giving them the chance to learn what they can do help strengthen their marriages as well as their personal lives. Thinking outside the box, the 18th Fires Brigade wanted to make sure this wasn't "typical" army training.

  • Army Corps' New York Harbor Deepening Project Provides Environmental and Economic Benefits

    May 28, 2013

    The Harbor Deepening Project being accomplished by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers involves deepening 38 miles of shipping channels in the New York and New Jersey Harbor to bring them to a safe depth of 50 feet.

  • Army team spans globe for science, technology solutions

    Apr 23, 2013

    U.S. Army science advisors are embedded with major units around the world to speed technology solutions to Soldiers' needs. The Field Assistance in Science and Technology program's 30 science advisors, both uniformed officers and Army civilians, provide a link between Soldiers and the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command's thousands of subject matter experts.

  • Moment of Silence in honor of Boston Marathon Bombing victims

    Apr 23, 2013

    One week ago, on the morning of April 15th, we celebrated the Boston Marathon which is itself a celebration of Patriot's Day; that day when the citizens of this region took action that would culminate in the birth of this nation. At this time, one week ago, our city and our nation were stunned as we were pulled once again into the reality of Evil's ugly presence. We were shocked, but not dumbstruck; we were rattled, but not stilled. We are grieved, but resolute that the greatness of our city and region will continue forward.

  • Michigan State administrator earns command's top individual honor

    Apr 23, 2013

    Michael Kolar is the latest recipient of the prestigious Gen. William E. DePuy Award, given annually for support of Army ROTC.

  • Officials say Lake Cumberland on the rise with barrier wall complete

    Apr 23, 2013

    RUSSELL SPRINGS, Ky. (April 19, 2013) -- During a completion ceremony today in the Russell Springs Auditorium and Natatorium, a live feed of the last concrete placement on the work platform at Wolf Creek Dam drew applause from dignitaries, stakeholders and citizens in attendance.

  • Chaplain of Honor

    Apr 23, 2013

    Selfless service is one trait of a hero. Chaplains from the 21st Theater Sustainment Command, along with Chaplains from the U.S. Army Garrison Kaiserslautern, honored the memory and heroism of Chaplain Emil Kapaun in Catholic Mass at Kapaun Air Base in Kaiserslautern, Germany. Many see Chaplain Kapaun as a man who embodied not only the army values but the true meaning of the phrase "God and country". President Barack Obama posthumously awarded the medal of honor to Captain Kapuanan placed his name in the Distinguished Hall Of Heroes for his actions in the Korean War on November first and November second, nineteen fifty. Army Lt. Co. Matt Pawlikoski, a chaplain from the 21st Theater Sustainment Command, explains to us why Chaplain Kapaun is his hero.

  • NSSC to host Armed Forces Day celebration

    Apr 23, 2013

    The Natick Soldier Systems Center will hold its first Armed Forces Day celebration May 18. The event, open to the public, will include a 5-kilometer run, installation tours, and military displays from the Massachusetts Army National Guard.

  • Army gets community feedback on proposed force restructuring at Lee

    Apr 25, 2013

    FORT LEE, Va. -- Local civic and government leaders voiced their opinions on proposed force restructuring -- which could reduce the number of military and Army Civilian personnel on Fort Lee by 2,400 -- during an April 17 Community Listening Session hosted by Maj. Gen. Larry Wyche, commanding general of Combined Arms Support Command and Fort Lee.

  • Kandahar Logistics Support Element saves Army money, improves Warfighter readiness

    May 14, 2013

    Logistics Assistance Representatives, or LARS, from the Army Sustainment Command and Army Materiel Command's Life Cycle Management Commands, to include the Tank-Automotive and Armaments Command, Communication-Electronics Command, Aviation and Missile Command, and the Joint Munitions Command save the Army money with by mentoring, training, coaching Soldiers.

  • Grafenwoehr comes out in a "Race to Erase" sexual violence

    Apr 23, 2013

    SHARP 5K shows community and leadership support during Sexual Assault Awareness Month

  • HHC, 21st TSC hosts first semiannual training stand-down week

    Apr 23, 2013

    KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany -- Soldiers and Department of the Army civilians assigned to the 21st Theater Sustainment Command's 21st Special Troops Battalion completed most of the Army's annual mandatory training requirements with a training stand-down week, April 15 through 19.

  • Alcohol and drunk driving puts lives at risk

    Apr 23, 2013

    It's easy to avoid drunk driving to stay safe

  • Osan opens memorial hall to honor Task Force Smith

    Apr 26, 2013

    The South Korean city of Osan opened a memorial hall, April 23, 2013, to honor the first American Soldiers to fight in the Korean War.

  • Eighth Army commander honored with Korean name

    Apr 24, 2013

    YONGSAN GARRISON, South Korea - Eighth Army's commanding general was honored for his contribution to the Republic of Korea-U.S. Alliance with a Korean name.

  • STDs cause serious illness, even death

    Apr 23, 2013

    Just because someone looks "clean" doesn't mean they're not carrying an STD

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

    Apr 24, 2013

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

  • Camp Humphreys Fire Department hosts joint training exercise

    Apr 23, 2013

  • Korean National Police visit Yongsan Army base

    Apr 23, 2013

    Playing a pivotal role in keeping the garrison safe, Korean National Police take charge of the boundaries of the post by patrolling and guarding them. The KNPs were given a unique opportunity to see the inside of what they guard here, April 23.

  • Engineering innovation: Olmsted outside envelope placing concrete in congested shells

    Apr 23, 2013

    The "warm joint," in tandem with the application of self-consolidating concrete, gave the Olmsted team the time to beat the rising Ohio River by making placement in a tainter-gate pier in 72 hours rather than 44 or more days.

  • Simulation Center supports Warfighters exercises through test assets

    Apr 23, 2013

    Laboratory of laboratories offers leading-edge, high-performance computing assets

  • Camp Zama Volunteer Recognition Ceremony

    Apr 22, 2013

    Camp Zama's annual volunteer recognition ceremony was hosted by U.S. Army Garrison Japan, with support from Army Community Service, at the Camp Zama Community Club. During the ceremony, both the youth and adult Outstanding Volunteers of the Year were announced from among 14 nominees. Additionally, the adult Merited Volunteer of the Year and Honored Volunteer of the Year were announced to kick off National Volunteer Week at Camp Zama.

  • 412th Theater Engineer Command's 2013 Best Warrior Competition Day Two

    Apr 24, 2013

  • Commanding general of Army Materiel Command visits Yokohama North Dock, Sagami Depot

    Apr 22, 2013

    Gen. Dennis L. Via, commanding general of U.S. Army Materiel Command, visited Japan April 19 through 21. On April 20, Via traveled to Yokohama North Dock, where he was provided an overbrief on the Army Field Support Battalion - Northeast Asia and toured one of the several Landing Craft Utility boats docked at the installation. Via then traveled to Sagami General Depot for an overview brief on the installation, a discussion with U.S. Army Japan leadership, and a windshield tour of the installation.

  • Rodgers family reenlists

    Apr 23, 2013

    All in the family, especially for the Rodgers family as not only are Sgt. Kassandra Rodgers and Sgt. Jason Rodgers married to each other,both reenlisted together for an additional three years at the 85th Civil Affairs Brigade headquarters building April 18.

  • Monterey military community celebrates Earth Day 2013

    Apr 22, 2013

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. -- The U.S. Army celebrates Earth Day at approximately 200 installations, major commands and organizations in the United States and around the world, including the Presidio of Monterey. The Army's 2013 Earth Day theme is "Acknowledge the Past, Engage the Present, Chart the Future."

  • Infantry Soldiers cross finish line at Army's post-Boston Marathon

    Apr 22, 2013

    TEMPLE, Texas -- Soldiers across the Army typically begin their day at 6:30 a.m. with an hour or so of physical training, every weekday, with weekends off.

  • Monterey focuses on military kids during April

    Apr 22, 2013

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. -- Monterey military community children are busy celebrating the Month of the Military Child.

  • Providers Recycle to Assist Sequestration

    Apr 29, 2013

    Two companies saved the 82nd Sustainment Brigade more than $1 million in the face of military budget cuts.

  • SMDC exhibit takes first place

    Apr 22, 2013

    Day of Remembrance exhibit named Team Redstone's first place

  • Soldiers Update: Salvadorian band

    Apr 23, 2013

    Soldiers getting the chance to perform with the Salvadorian band.

  • Soldiers Update: 1000 pounds

    Apr 23, 2013

    Soldiers in Afghanistan trying to lift their way into the 1000 pound club.

  • SMA checks pulse of JBSA Ft. Sam Houston troops

    Apr 22, 2013

    Sgt. Major of the Army Raymond F. Chandler, III, makes a special visit to U.S. Army Installation Management Command, part of a staff visity by 38th Chief of Staff of the Army, Gen. Raymond T. Odierno. Over a two-day visit to the Army's home, the Army's senior leaders and their spouses explored the inner workings of installation management -- a complex network of support, programs and partnership that is complete when Soldiers and family members are helped.

  • Soldiers Update: Horse therapy

    Apr 23, 2013

    Soldiers wounded in combat finding help getting back in the saddle of life through hippotherapy at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.

  • Missouri Guard units providing flood response along Mississippi River

    Apr 23, 2013

    About 100 Missouri National Guard members from units in St. Louis and Hannibal joined dozens of volunteers to work in support of flood relief operations in affected areas.

  • Mariners salute Armed Forces

    Apr 22, 2013

    SEATTLE -- The Seattle Mariners and their fans honored JBLM and the U.S. military by inviting members of each branch to their 11th annual Salute to Armed Forces ceremony Saturday at Safeco Field.

  • International Security Assistance Force Commander awards Combat Medic Badge

    Apr 23, 2013

    Pfc. Mitchell Suchecki, Alpha Company 3-41st Infantry Regiment, receiving his Combat Medic Badge from Lt. Gen. James Terry, International Security Assistance Force Commander.

  • Fallen Soldiers march

    Apr 23, 2013

    Michigan Army National Guard Soldiers participate in a fallen soldiers' march in Linden, Mich.

  • Charitable organization uses horseback riding to help wounded warriors get back on their feet

    Apr 22, 2013

    OLYMPIA, Wash. -- At a peaceful ranch on the outskirts of the suburbs, where barn cats and peacocks roam freely, Sgt. Michael Buccieri, grooms Davis, a 6-year-old, ex-race horse. The repetitive, smooth movements of the brush on Davis' skin takes him completely out of himself and helps to create a barrier from Afghanistan in a way the physical distance hasn't yet.

  • JBLM readies for transitions

    Apr 22, 2013

    JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD, Wash. -- Joint Base Lewis-McChord service members looking to transition from the military can expect to start preparing for success on the civilian side sooner than they might have anticipated.

  • Teen Top Chef leads to Tasty Dishes

    Apr 22, 2013

    Monday's meal was a preliminary round in the Teen Center's inaugural "Teen Top Chef," a three-day competition that pitted four teams of area teens against each other in head-to-head cook-offs.

  • Rock, Mud and Blood

    Apr 30, 2013

    The great outdoors is an ideal venue for extreme sports and activities. As a kid, I remember having fun just by going out and exploring. My friends and I would venture into the woods to climb trees or play tag or hide-and-seek.

  • Fort Meade Holds Intra-Service Basketball Championship

    Apr 22, 2013

    Throughout the intramural basketball season, the 741st Military Intelligence Battalion had a strong hold on the competition, with the unit being represented in both the Division I and Division II championships. The two 741st teams continued their winnings ways last week when they combined to represent the Army in the 2013 Meade Inter Service All Star Basketball Tournament.

  • MFO commander prepares next deploying NG unit

    Apr 22, 2013

    North Carolina National Guard Soldiers preparing to deploy to the Sinai as Multinational Force Observers recently sat down with the commander of the current MFO task force for a look at what they could expect during their upcoming deployment. Col. Robert D. Haycock, commander of Task Force Sinai, met with 630th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion Soldiers, N.C. National Guard, during the unit's Combined Training Exercise at Camp Atterbury Joint Maneuver Training Center, Ind.

  • USACE Galveston District completes maintenance dredging of Houston Ship Channel barge lanes

    Apr 22, 2013

    GALVESTON, Texas -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District completed maintenance dredging of the Houston Ship Channel barge lanes between Bayport and Morgan's Point to relieve a critical navigation hazard caused by shoaling in the busy waterway.

  • Message from CSM Clark-Davis: Army Contracting NCO of the Year Competition

    Apr 22, 2013

    ECC's CSM Angel Clark-Davis discusses the upcoming Army Contracting Noncommissioned Officer of the Year Competition.

  • Vehicle engine idling prohibited on JBM-HH

    Apr 22, 2013

    Allowing vehicles to idle on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall is against installation regulations. However, it happens - and violating the policy could cost violators money - in the form of a traffic violation.

  • USAMMDA Welcomes New Commander

    Apr 22, 2013

    The U.S. Army Medical Materiel Development Activity welcomed Col. Stephen Dalal as its new commander at a change of command ceremony held at Fort Detrick, Md., April 12.

  • 704th MI Brigade hosts Joint Language Wars competition

    Apr 22, 2013

    The Joint Language Wars gave teams of 704th MI Brigade linguists the opportunity to show their skills and compete with their Navy and Air Force counterparts at the Joint Language Center in Linthicum, Md., March 26-29.

  • Scout skiers conduct biathlon

    Nov 30, -0001

    Marines with 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, competed in a biathlon, a sport that combines cross-country skiing and shooting, during the Scout Skiers Course held at the Marine Corps Mountain Warfare Training Center in Bridgeport, Calif., April 3.

  • Illegal dumping, litter adds up to big problems for water quality

    Apr 22, 2013

    A cigarette butt carelessly tossed out a car window. A fast food bag tossed along the side of the road. An open motor oil container left in a parking lot. You've seen it and wondered why someone would do these things. You might also agree that these things are unsightly, but not everyone realizes that litter and illegal dumping add up to a big water quality problem for the Chesapeake Bay region. Trash travels.

  • INSCOM welcomes Secretary of the Army

    Apr 22, 2013

    Secretary of the Army John McHugh is greeted by Command Sgt. Maj. Panapa Willis, command sergeant major, U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command, and Maj. Gen. Stephen G. Fogarty, INSCOM's commanding general, at the command's headquarters on Fort Belvoir, Va., April 18. During his visit, McHugh received a detailed briefing on the organization of the command and lines of effort in support of INTEL 2020, as well as an intelligence capabilities demonstration from the INSCOM Futures Directorate.

  • Cody Child Development Center playground project planned

    Apr 22, 2013

    Plans are underway for a playground renovation project at the largest child development center within the Department of Defense - The Cody Child Development Center on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall. The overhaul will provide age appropriate playground equipment, eliminate the systemic drainage problems, and improve the overall safety of the facility for the children.

  • Fire department considers purchase of temperature-sensitive tent

    Apr 22, 2013

    Members of the Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Fire Department gathered with their Arlington County counterparts and officials from Arlington National Cemetery April 11 to inspect a demonstration recovery tent the cemetery and installation fire department are considering for purchase.

  • Aviators train for wildfires

    Apr 23, 2013

    FORT CARSON, COLO. -- Splish splash -- Colorado Springs wildfires could be getting a bath. Pilots of the 4th Combat Aviation Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, were conducting Bambi Bucket training on Fort Carson, April 4. A Bambi Bucket is a specialized bucket that carries about 2,000 gallons of water, suspended on a cable carried by a helicopter for aerial firefighting. When the helicopter is in position, the crew opens the release valve to battle the fire below.

  • Honoring Fallen's Sacrifice Inspires First Army Soldier's Service

    Apr 22, 2013

    First Army Soldiers are offered the opportunity to serve their country in many different roles throughout their military careers. 1st Sgt. Fletcher Whittenberg served at Arlington National Cemetary from July 2006 to December 2010.

  • Fort Rucker youth reel in good time at lake opening

    Apr 22, 2013

    Fishing is one of Fort Rucker's more prominent recreational activities, and the installation added to its fishing repertoire with the opening of Parcours Lake as a youth fishing area.

  • Downed aircraft radio communication training translates to life or death

    Apr 22, 2013

    NORTH FORT HOOD, Texas -- What do you do when your helicopter crashes, and armed civilians are rapidly approaching and firing small arms fire in your direction? In this instance, your ability to make speedy decisions, as well as quickly employing your communication gear is of life or death consequence.

  • Controversial call cited in Fliers rugby 21-17 loss

    Apr 22, 2013

    The last game of the rugby spring season pinned air against earth in a match that was ultimately decided by what many at the event deemed a bad call during the last three seconds of the high-spirited game.

  • U.S., Afghan engineers build road through 'Taliban center of mass'

    Apr 23, 2013

    Soldiers of Combined Task Force 4-2 (4th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division), 229th Engineer Company of the Wisconsin Army National Guard, and the Afghan National Security Forces, finalized road construction on a new route in the Panjwa'i District of Afghanistan, April 4 2013.

  • Lyster salutes laboratorians

    Apr 22, 2013

    National Medical Laboratory Professionals Week is April 22-26. It is a time to honor the more than 300,000 medical laboratory professionals across the nation who perform and interpret laboratory tests that save lives and keep people healthy.

  • Coalition helps Afghan police secure high ground

    Nov 30, -0001

    Coalition forces mobilized to assist Afghan Border Police establish a new checkpoint to overlook and control a mountain pass near the Afghanistan-Pakistan border March 25 to April 1 in Spin Boldak district, Kandahar province, Afghanistan.

  • Two WSMR organizations were awarded the VPP Star rating

    Apr 22, 2013

    The Volunteer Protection Program, an Occupational Safety and Health Administration cooperative program, awarded its highest rating to two White Sands Missile Range organizations that are the first to receive the rating within the Army Test and Evaluation Command and Installation Management Command.

  • Chaplain: Emotional communication unites couples

    Apr 22, 2013

    This week's topic will be that of emotional communication. I freely admit that emotions are complex.

  • Chaos Company strikes back with Operation Viper Strike

    Nov 30, -0001

    Approximately three United States Army platoons from Company C "Chaos," 1st Battalion, 38th Infantry Regiment, Combined Task Force 4-2, and three platoons from 1st Company, 6th Kandak, 205th Afghan National Army Corps participated in a two-day clearing mission of the Komandek Ghar area in the Panjwa'i district of Afghanistan, April 10-11.

  • Fort Rucker takes part in Autism Awareness Month

    Apr 22, 2013

    Autism affects millions of children and Families around the world, and Fort Rucker is joining the fight during Autism Awareness Month to bring awareness and education to those that need help.

  • Afghan engineers build up CP for sister Kandak

    Nov 30, -0001

    Afghan National Army soldiers from 4th Kandak, 205th ANA Corps helped refine a checkpoint for their sister unit, 2nd Kandak, April 16 and 17 in the village of Gerandai in the Panjwa'i District of Afghanistan.

  • N.C. Guard Soldiers prepare for Sinai deployment

    Apr 23, 2013

    Soldiers with the 630th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion navigated postal operations as well as other technical and tactical requirements during a recent combined training exercise, at Camp Atterbury Joint Maneuver Training Center, Ind., to prepare for their upcoming deployment to the Sinai

  • Fair focuses on teen health, wellness

    Apr 22, 2013

    It can be tough to combine fun with fitness when it comes to being healthy and staying fit, but Fort Rucker found a way to keep the attention of its youth while educating them on why it's important to lead a healthy lifestyle.

  • VA expedites decisions for long-standing claims

    Apr 22, 2013

    The Veterans Affairs Department is expediting compensation claims decisions for veterans who have waited one year or longer, VA officials announced April 19, 2013.

  • CodeRED continues free community alerts

    Apr 22, 2013

    Fort Rucker contracted with CodeRED more than three years ago to provide instant emergency notifications via phone, email or text messages.

  • HITT program to stream-line already fit-Marines

    Apr 22, 2013

    HITT is an acronym for high intensity tactical training, and the Marine side of Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall has become one of 35 HITT centers worldwide which will embrace a comprehensive pre-deployment, deployment and post deployment physical fitness regimen.

  • Fort Rucker expands recycling

    Apr 22, 2013

    Fort Rucker continues to expand and promote recycling on post by accepting new materials and creating a new organizational recycling incentive program that debuts April 24 at the Earth Day Expo at the festival fields from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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