Archive: Apr 2013

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  • Columbus senior earns bronze at state air-rifle

    Apr 17, 2013

  • New leg brace allows hundreds of Wounded Warriors to return to Active Duty

    Apr 17, 2013

  • 1-58th changes command

    Apr 17, 2013

    The 1-58th Airfield Operations Battalion Guardian Eagles received a new command team recently in the form of new commander Lt. Col. Daniel Y. Morris and Sgt. Maj. Dexter L. Kimble.

  • NFL athletes visit 316th Cavalry Brigade

    Apr 17, 2013

    A.J. Green of the Cincinnati Bengals and Akeem Dent of the Atlanta Falcons, both former University of Georgia standouts, said they wanted to make the trip to Fort Benning to learn more about what goes into a Soldier's daily routine.

  • Days of Remembrance: Thinking back to the Holocaust

    Apr 17, 2013

    FORT BLISS, Texas -- Never again. Never again allow hatred to roam free. Never again allow the lives and property of people to be destroyed at the whim of others. Never again allow people to be stripped of their rights and imprisoned. Never again allow people to be targets of persecution, humiliation and violence. Never again be intolerant of other people.

  • Terrazas earns 5th AR 'NCO of the Year' title

    Apr 17, 2013

    FORT BLISS, Texas -- Every year, noncommissioned officers compete for the title of NCO of the Year.

  • Army leaders visit with wounded Soldiers at Brooke Army Medical Center

    Apr 24, 2013

    Top senior Army officials and their spouses visited with wounded warriors and staff during a visit to Brooke Army Medical Center at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, Texas, April 16, 2013.

  • Fort Hood companies prepare for crisis-management mission

    Apr 17, 2013

    In a little more than a week, the 68th Engineer Company and the 44th Chemical Company conducted training in preparation for their upcoming yearlong crisis management mission.

  • Crisis communications in the nation's capital

    Apr 17, 2013

    Soldiers from the 3rd Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) spent two days learning how to operate the Combat Service Support Automated Information Systems Interface network, during training hosted by the U.S. Army Military District of Washington's J4 Logistics Directorate at Fort Lesley J. McNair, Washington, D.C., April 8 - 9, 2013.

  • $1.1 million building home to new weight room, air-rifle range

    Apr 17, 2013

    New facility to benefit athletes

  • Detroit Arsenal associates observe Women's History Month

    Apr 17, 2013

  • April 12, 2013 -- SecArmy McHugh's remarks at Chaplain Kapaun Hall of Heroes Induction Ceremony

    Apr 17, 2013

    April 12, 2013 -- SecArmy McHugh's remarks at Chaplain Kapaun Hall of Heroes Induction Ceremony

  • Fort A.P. Hill wins sixth Army Community of Excellence award

    Apr 17, 2013

    FORT A.P. HILL, Va. -- The Army recently recognized U.S. Army Garrison Fort A.P. Hill as one of its top installations when it named the post a Bronze Medal winner in the Army Communities of Excellence competition.

  • Soldier overcomes injuries, competes in Warrior Games

    Apr 17, 2013

    Just over two years ago Krisell Creager-Lumpkins lost her footing on a mountainside in Camp Williams, Utah while she was conducting tactical land navigation.

  • After 62 years, Korean War Medal of Honor recipient rests in American soil

    Apr 26, 2013

    Lt. Col. Don C. Faith Jr., a World War II and Korean War veteran and Medal of Honor recipient, was buried in Arlington National Cemetery, Va., April 17, 2013.

  • Fathers, daughters bond by dancing

    Apr 17, 2013

    Fathers held their daughters or twirled them around the dance floor, the young ladies dressed in gorgeous gowns, their eyes full of admiration for the dads that held them, as the lyrics to "My Girl" played from the stage.

  • Fort Hood celebrates Gold Star Wives Day

    Apr 17, 2013

    The Fort Hood Survivor Outreach Services hosted a day of pampering to honor Gold Star wives at the SOS Building Friday.

  • SMDC prepares to say farewell to leader, friend

    Apr 17, 2013

    CSM Larry Turner will pass the reigns April 26

  • Armor chief gets star

    Apr 17, 2013

    The U.S. Army Armor School's commandant was promoted to brigadier general during a ceremony Friday at the Fort Benning Conference Center. Brig. Gen. Paul J. Laughlin, the 47th chief of Armor, arrived in August 2012. As commandant, Laughlin is responsible for all facets of Armor training, including proponency for all doctrine, policies and responsibilities that relate to the Armor force.

  • Brave Rifles adopt Salado High School

    Apr 17, 2013

    SALADO - Soldiers from 4th Squadron, 3rd Cavalry Regiment adopted Salado High School as part of the Fort Hood Adopt-A-School Program during a ribbon-cutting ceremony in the school's gym here, April 3.

  • Early intervention gives autistic child a bright future

    Apr 18, 2013

    A child diagnosed with autism has overcome his challenges and is now an above average student and is actively involved in extracurricular activities.

  • Soldier Spotlight: Getting to know Capt. Joe H. Mroszczyk

    Apr 17, 2013

    Soldier Spotlight: Getting to know Capt. Joe H. Mroszczyk

  • 'Shy' Soldier succeeds through taking chances, open mindedness

    Apr 17, 2013

    "In my situation, the easiest way for me to go to school was to join the military, and that was a big reason for joining the Army," Tucker said. "But it was also because it was something that was uncomfortable to me. Even then in my life, I was thinking if it's something that made you uncomfortable, but you really want to do it, then just go ahead and do it."

  • McRaven Calls Wounded Warriors, Caregivers 'Inspiring'

    Apr 17, 2013

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas, April 17, 2013 -- Brooke Army Medical Center's staff and facilities are "just phenomenal," the commander of U.S. Special Operations Command said during his tour of San Antonio Military Medical Center.

  • 2013 BRC takes its toll on competitors

    Apr 17, 2013

    The 30th annual David E. Grange Jr. Best Ranger Competition saw 49 teams start the competition at Friday's opening ceremonies, but by the end of Sunday's four-mile buddy run, only 24 teams were left standing. The competition is known for the grueling endurance test it provides, and this year was no different.

  • Simply the best: RTB team wins 2013 Best Ranger

    Apr 17, 2013

    Sgts. 1st Class Raymond Santiago and Timothy Briggs of the Ranger Training Brigade took top honors in the 30th Annual David E. Grange Jr. Best Ranger Competition, and were each presented with a Colt pistol and induction into the Order of St. Maurice during the official awards ceremony Monday at Marshall Auditorium. Retired Gen. Colin Powell, a former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and Secretary of State, was the guest speaker at Monday's ceremony, and he took the time to commend the 24 finishing teams for their show of endurance.

  • Rep. Walorski Visits Crane Army

    Apr 17, 2013

  • Longest enlisted female Soldier shares career lessons

    Apr 17, 2013

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. - As the longest serving enlisted female Soldier in the U.S. Army, Donna Brock can draw from her depth of experience to share her experiences regarding leadership and mentoring. "I guess you can say I've been there, done that, got the T-shirt," Brock said of her 33 years of service. Brock is Command Sgt. Maj. and senior enlisted advisor to the Army Surgeon General.

  • U.S. Army Reserve celebrates its 105th anniversary at Fort Bragg

    Nov 30, -0001

    On Tuesday, April 23, the U.S. Army Reserve will celebrate its 105th anniversary.

  • Chandlers visit Brooke Army Medical Center

    Apr 17, 2013

    Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III, and his wife Jeanne, talk to Army and Air Force medical personnel working at Brooke Army Medical Center during their visit to Joint Base San Antonio - Fort Sam Houston, Texas, April 16, 2013.

  • White Ribbon Campaign at Fort McNair

    Apr 17, 2013

    The Army Air Operations Group is hosting a White Ribbon Campaign Tuesday, 23 April, at Fort Lesley J. McNair, Washington.

  • Faces of the Force: Project officer manages 'everything explosive'

    Apr 17, 2013

    Project Officer Patrick Scheerer's job is a blast--literally. In this edition of Faces of the Force, Program Executive Office Ammunition features one of their own. Faces of the Force is a biweekly online feature providing an opportunity to highlight members of the Army Acquisition Workforce currently serving in a variety of AL&T disciplines.

  • Fort Benning Rangers win 2013 Best Ranger Competition

    Apr 17, 2013

    A team representing the Ranger Training Brigade at Fort Benning, Ga., has won the 2013 David E. Granger Best Ranger Competition.

  • Medic provides "healthy" knowledge to ANSF

    Apr 17, 2013

    KHOWST PROVINCE, Afghanistan (April 11, 2013) -- The brightly lit hallways lined with numerous medical supplies look spotless under the florescent lights within Forward Operating Base Salerno's medical center. Military medical personnel quickly stride to and from rooms like bees around a honey comb completing their daily duties. This facility, built to aid and save lives is also training grounds for Afghan National Security Forces aspiring to become medics.

  • Soldiers coach farmers for superior harvest

    Apr 17, 2013

    KHOWST PROVINCE, Afghanistan (March 16, 2013) -- While some Coalition Force units build up the Afghan National Security Forces others have a different mission within the area of operations. Soldiers assigned to 5-19th Agribusiness Development Team, Indiana National Guard, assist the Afghan people through an emphasis on agricultural techniques. "For about the last year we have focused on their knowledge of basic farming tasks and training those tasks to local farmers," said U.S. Army Maj. Gregory Motz, the executive officer for the Khowst Province Provincial Reconstruction Team.

  • 102nd Training Division (MS) hosts 80th Training Command (TASS) 2013 Best Warrior Competition

    Apr 19, 2013

  • Couple says 'I do' to Army Reserve

    Apr 17, 2013

    If you asked Elisabeth Rath six months ago if she ever thought about joining the military she would have said, "I have all the respect in the world for those who do serve, but it just wasn't for me." But when her husband Kelly decided it was time to put a uniform on again things began to change.

  • Cone: New lieutenants vital in keeping future force ready

    Apr 26, 2013

    TRADOC commander offers advice and guidance to Army ROTC Cadets at annual Marshall leadership seminar.

  • Retired General, author shares prayers for Spiritual Resilience

    Apr 17, 2013

    In commemoration of Spiritual Resilience week, Yongsan hosted many events with a special guest, retired Maj. Gen. Robert F. Dees, former commander of Second Infantry Division, to promote spiritual strength among service members, civilians and families.

  • Yongsan celebrates Month of the Military Child

    Apr 17, 2013

    April is the Month of the Military Child and was commemorated this year with the theme, "Celebrate Military Children: The Strength of Our Future," on Army garrisons.

  • US Army Pacific Civilian Recognition Ceremony

    Apr 16, 2013

    To view or to print out program for the U.S. Army Pacific Recognition Program double click on "290987.pdf" located under "Related Files" to open program PDF.

  • CA Soldiers provide faces, experience to KISD Career Center students

    Apr 16, 2013

    Knowing how to utilize special equipment is an important aspect of EMT life. The Soldier medics provided guidance and real-world knowledge as the students practiced removing simulated car crash victims using the Kendricks Extrication Device; a device meant to stabilize the neck and back of patients to prevent further injury.

  • JBLM soldiers participate in the 80th anniversary of the Daffodil Parade

    Nov 30, -0001

    Springtime around the country can be a beautiful time; flowers start to bloom, the sun comes out more often, and families can start going to the park for picnics, but spring is especially beautiful in Washington.

  • Gunner's Hatch.

    Apr 16, 2013

  • Planning key to success in hurricane preparation

    Apr 16, 2013

    More than 250 representatives from approximately 20 different Department of Defense, federal, state and international organizations gathered together April 9-11 at Fort Sam Houston to rehearse for the 2013 hurricane season.

  • Division West Soldier hones trainer/mentor skills

    Apr 17, 2013

    FORT HUNTER LIGGETT, Calif. -- Several years ago, a young man from New Jersey found his way out west and now is a Gunslinger. Sgt. 1st Class Donald Davis is a member of 1st Battalion, 363rd Training Support Battalion, the "Gunslingers," located in Dublin, Calif.

  • Budget challenges impacting Army readiness

    Apr 17, 2013

    Army leaders told Congress that the readiness Americans have come to expect in these uncertain times is at risk if sequestration and continuing resolutions are allowed to continue.

  • Beyond the Horizon El Salvador first rotation complete, mission on track

    Apr 16, 2013

    SONSONATE, El Salvador --Soldiers from the 160th Engineer Company, Delaware National Guard arrived here two weeks ago to begin work on constructing schools and latrines on three sites as part of Beyond the Horizon-El Salvador.

  • 84th Engineer Battalion holds family spring festival

    Apr 16, 2013

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii-- The 84th Engineer Battalion (Construction Effects), 130th Engineer Brigade, Family Readiness Group held a Spring Festival for the Soldiers and their families at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, March 26. The Headquarters Company, 84th Eng. Bn., commanded by Capt. Marcus Rivers, worked hard to transform their battalion headquarters into a colorful beacon of spring spirit.

  • 8th TSC commits to SHARP program and its values

    Apr 16, 2013

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii-- April is Sexual Harassment/Assualt Response and Prevention month and the 8th Theater Sustainment Command's program kicked it off Apr. 2 at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii with a proclamation signing that signified the unit's commitment to SHARP and the program's goals.

  • 49th Missile Defense Battalion Soldier puts on Snow Machine Safety Course

    Apr 17, 2013

    Snow mobiles are one way Fort Greely Soldiers stay active during the winter months

  • Former U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program boxer Melson fights for injured athletes

    Apr 17, 2013

    Capt. Boyd Melson did not make the U.S. Olympic team, but he's still in the ring, leading a significant battle in the fight against spinal-cord injuries.

  • U.S. Army-Hawaii Sgt. Audie Murphy Club inducts five

    Apr 16, 2013

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii-- The 8th Theater Sustainment Command and the U.S. Army-Hawaii Sergeant Audie Murphy Club hosted its quarterly induction ceremony inducting three members into its ranks, as well as two honorary members at the Sergeant Smith Theater on Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, Apr. 2. Since SAMC's inception in 1986, a club which recognizes exemplary performance by noncommissioned officers throughout the Army, the club has continuously added distinguished leaders to its ranks, while still honoring Sgt. Audie Murphy, the most decorated Soldier in the history of the U.S. Army.

  • Serving is a family business

    Apr 16, 2013

    Camp Atterbury Ind., -- There is a natural rivalry among brothers; and with brothers in the Navy and Army, Air Force Col. (Ret.) James O'Neal Jr., said football season has been a ruckus time of year for the O'Neal family for nearly three decades.

  • 561st Engineers participate in NTC rotation

    Apr 16, 2013

    FORT IRWIN, Calif.-- The Soldiers of the 561st Engineer Company, 84th Engineer Battalion, 130th Engineer Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, recently returned from the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif. They increased their readiness and assisted the 2nd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division with their preparation for an upcoming deployment.

  • 5 Soldiers save lives

    Apr 17, 2013

    Gunshots rent the afternoon air at Roy P. Benavidez Park, April 7, 2013, resulting in five young men springing to action without a second thought to their own personal safety, saving the lives of two men.

  • CTSF/AGILE Fire

    Apr 16, 2013

    The CTSF was established in 1996 as a center for the rapid development and testing

  • 561st Engineers repair road on Marine base

    Apr 16, 2013

    MARINE CORPS BASE HAWAII, Hawaii-- The 561st Engineer Company, 84th Engineer Battalion, 130th Engineer Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command not only helps out around the community and in foreign nations, but it also helps out other military services. The Soldiers of the 561st spent the last two months helping the Kaneohe Marine Corp Range Facility with much needed horizontal construction work. Due to heavy rains on the windward side of Oahu, much of the Marine Base is washed away regularly. The runoff collection has caused a lot of damage to the facilities' roads and ranges. The Soldiers of 2nd Platoon, 561st Eng. Co. rebuilt a portion of the roads and drainage systems that had been washed away.

  • Fort Drum teen challenges himself, finds unique place on stage

    Apr 18, 2013

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Brian Walsh didn't speak until he was almost 6. Despite an early diagnosis of autism, which affected his ability to communicate, the 17-year-old high school senior has found his niche -- performing in the shoes, face paint and costumes of other people.

  • Fort Bragg Soldier chosen as 2013 Exceptional Sexual Assault Response Coordinator

    Apr 17, 2013

    Sgt. 1st Class Josalette R. Simmons has been selected as the Army's Exceptional Sexual Assault Response Coordinator for 2013 for her pivotal efforts and dedication in transitioning XVIII Airborne Corps and Fort Bragg, N.C., from the Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Program to the Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention Program.

  • Congresswoman Bordallo visits troops during mobilization training

    Apr 16, 2013

    CAMP SHELBY, Miss. -- Congresswoman Madeline Bordallo received a warm welcome from the Soldiers of 1st Battalion, 294th Infantry Regiment, Guam Army National Guard during a recent visit to observe their mobilization training prior to their upcoming deployment to Afghanistan.

  • Sustainment misconstrued

    May 6, 2013

    Letter to the editor

  • Hagel eliminates 'Distinguished Warfare Medal'

    Apr 17, 2013

    Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has eliminated the Distinguished Warfare Medal, DOD officials announced, April 15, 2013.

  • PGK arrives in Afghanistan ahead of fighting season

    Apr 16, 2013

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. -- As American troops prepare for the spring fighting season in Afghanistan, they have been training with a new capability to suppress insurgents. This March Picatinny Arsenal began delivering troops the XM1156 Precision Guidance Kit (PGK), a new artillery technology that will keep American troops safer and reduce collateral damage in urban areas.

  • Army Reserve-PR invests millions in Aguadilla

    Apr 16, 2013

    Officers from the Army Reserve-Puerto Rico and the 81st Regional Support Command (RSC) participated in a ribbon cutting ceremony of a modern operations center in the closed Ramey Air force Base in Aguadilla, 14 April.

  • Army researchers improve vehicle design with blast tests

    Apr 18, 2013

    With the growing threat of improvised explosive devices over the past decade, Army researchers have been hard at work testing and evaluating ways to keep Soldiers safe from bomb blasts.

  • Earthquake specialist shares insight about California's next big one

    Apr 16, 2013

    California seismologist Dr. Lucy Jones spoke to Los Angeles District employees of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers April 15. Jones is the U.S. Geological Survey's Science Advisor for Risk Reduction.

  • Sgt. Maj. Safety Month 2013

    Apr 16, 2013

  • Hagel: DOD will provide support after 'cruel act of terror'

    Apr 16, 2013

    The thoughts and prayers of all members of the Defense Department are with the people of Boston and the victims of the marathon bombing yesterday, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said, April 16, 2013.

  • Natick employees endure Boston Marathon tragedy

    Apr 17, 2013

    About five minutes earlier, Shivaun Pacitto had crossed the finish line in the 117th Boston Marathon. She was milling about with hundreds of other runners who were waiting to receive their medals and space blankets to ward off the spring chill. Then everything changed.

  • Australians learn counter mortar radar support at Tobyhanna

    Apr 16, 2013

    Australia now benefits from a unique radar test capability at Tobyhanna Army Depot. Eight Australian Defence Force (ADF) communications-electronics technicians recently spent two weeks here to learn repair and maintenance of a radar system used to track enemy mortar rounds.

  • 85th Civil Affairs Brigade medics help train students

    Apr 17, 2013

    85th Civil Affairs Brigade Medics help train Killeen Independent School District Career Center EMT students with patient extraction from vehicles.

  • 402nd FA supply sergeant earns multiple accolades

    Apr 16, 2013

    FORT BLISS, Texas -- Tight budgets have always been a challenge for supply sergeant Sgt. 1st Class Gidget Borst, but the awards and commendations she has received show that she only exceeds limits when it comes to accomplishments. Borst, a member of 2nd Battalion, 362nd Field Artillery Regiment, 402nd Field Artillery Brigade, Division West, received a commendable rating from Fort Bliss Mission Installation Contracting Command representatives after they inspected the battalion's government purchase card program in March 2013. Borst also received a commendable rating for meeting the highest standards for a logistics section after the 402nd Field Artillery Brigade's annual inspection of the battalion in November 2012.

  • STRATCOM commander visits Operators Course

    Apr 17, 2013

    Gen. C. Robert Kehler visits with 100th MDB Soldiers during training

  • No language barrier with music, NG Soldier performs with partner nation band

    Apr 16, 2013

    SONSONATE, El Salvador -- Music provides many things to many cultures. It is important everywhere. But here in El Salvador music is big. Really big. So for a soldier from the New Hampshire National Guard, an opportunity to perform with the Salvadoran army band while here on a training mission was a big deal.

  • MDW's Twilight Tattoo Season Begins!

    Apr 29, 2013

    The U.S. Army Military District of Washington's 2013 production of 'Twilight Tattoo' begins 1 May! The season opener features His Majesty the King's Guard of Norway for a special joint performance.

  • Under Secretary of the Army visits chemical, biological center

    Apr 18, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- The Under Secretary of the Army, Joseph W. Westphal, Ph.D., visited the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command's chemical biological center March 28 as part of a demonstration organized by the Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical and Biological Defense.

  • Combat on the online battlefield

    Apr 16, 2013

    As technological threats emerge, Cadets learn about the ethics of cyber warfare as part of the George C. Marshall Awards and Leadership Seminar.

  • Month of the Military Child spotlight graphic

    Apr 16, 2013

    Month of the Military Child spotlight graphic

  • Massachusetts National Guard supports Boston Police

    Apr 23, 2013

    The Massachusetts National Guard continues to assist local and state authorities following the explosions in Boston, April 15, 2013.

  • 'Local' is new norm for the Army Field Band

    Apr 16, 2013

    For several weeks, members of the Army Field Band have been sharing the Army Story with community members in the greater Baltimore and Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. From performances at the Smithsonian National Museum of Air and Space, to small elementary classrooms, and universities, the Soldier-Musicians of the Army Field Band are inspiring, educating, and entertaining those around the Fort Meade area.

  • Volunteer recognition ceremony showcases heroes

    Apr 19, 2013

    It appeared to be a meeting of superheroes at S.H.I.E.L.D. headquarters, where hundreds gathered awaiting their next mission assignment. In reality these everyday Avengers were being honored for their courageous services to the Yongsan community.

  • Grafenwoehr's toughest prove their grit

    Apr 16, 2013

    NATO forces, civilians and Soldiers brave the Rugged Terrain Trail for muddy fun

  • ANA train-the-trainer mortars

    Apr 18, 2013

    Afghan National Army soldiers participate in a live fire final test as part of their training to become 60 mm mortar instructors.

  • Bavaria medical command gets new commander

    Apr 16, 2013

    Col. E. Darrin Cox assumed command from Col. Robert Goodman at a change of command ceremony on Rose Barracks.

  • Progress continues on construction of Kandahar ANCOP compounds

    Apr 16, 2013

    Progress continues on construction of an Afghan National Civil Order Police Patrol Battalion compound and an adjacent Provincial Response Company compound in Kandahar province. The ANCOP play a vital role in supporting the security and stability of Afghanistan and is the most respected and advanced police force among the multiple forces that comprise the Afghan National Police. Once complete, the battalion compound will accommodate 500 police officers and the company compound will accommodate 125 personnel.

  • Installation Management Command celebrates National Volunteer Appreciation Week April 21-27

    Apr 16, 2013

    National Volunteer Appreciation Week, April 21-27, is a time to celebrate people's extraordinary accomplishments through service. It is also a time when the Army recognizes thousands of volunteers for their untiring volunteer support to Army communities.

  • Fort Leonard Wood volunteer receives 2013 Emma Marie Baird Award

    Apr 16, 2013

    Each year, the Department of the Army recognizes one outstanding volunteer with the Emma Marie Baird Award for Outstanding Volunteer Service -- an honor memorializing Army Community Service founder Lt. Col. Emma Marie Baird. This year's recipient is Rhonda Darnell from Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri.

  • Little superheroes stand behind our troops

    Apr 16, 2013

    FORT HOOD, Texas -- Superheroes present themselves in all shapes, and sizes but sometimes a true hero is not the one fighting for a cause, but the unseen person in the background.

  • There is more to Korea than the barracks

    Apr 16, 2013

    DONGDUCHEON, South Korea -- Do you ever find yourself stuck in your room, wondering what's actually beyond the walls that are blocking you from civilization?

  • Skiing Shrinks Employee's Impression In Snow

    Apr 15, 2013

    Overdressed and sweating in the frosty Alaskan weather, she falls over into the snow. Her elongated feet come unglued from the grooves they were sliding back-and-forth in. Standing up on two legs becomes an unexpected challenge when learning to cross-country ski. After solving the puzzle of entangled skis and poles, she presses on.

  • Sexual assault prevention training

    Apr 17, 2013

    Soldiers speak to sexual assault survivors as part of their annual training.

  • Las Marias Thank U.S., Salvadoran Partners

    Nov 30, -0001

    Residents of Las Marias, Salvadoran soldiers of Military District Six and U.S. soldiers and airmen of Joint Task Force Jaguar gather for a group photo in front a Black Hawk helicopter here, April 6. The gathering was held to thank the Salvadoran and U.S. militaries for helping to build a new school during the Beyond the Horizon exercise. Beyond the Horizon is a U.S. Southern Command-sponsored, Army South-led, joint-foreign military interaction and humanitarian exercise that started in late March and goes to late June, 2013. Soundbites from Lt. Col. Raymond Valas. Produced by Tech Sgt. Mark Wyatt.

  • Colorado Guard visits Extortion 17 Memorial at Arlington Cemetery

    Apr 17, 2013

    One of the deadliest days in the history of Operation Enduring Freedom involved the downing by enemy fire of a CH-47 Chinook helicopter and the deaths of 30 American service members.

  • ARSOUTH CG travels to Guatemala, tours facilities to train new border security personnel

    Apr 16, 2013

    GUATEMALA CITY, Guatemala--Maj. Gen. Frederick S. Rudesheim, U.S. Army South commanding general, visited Guatemala Apr. 8-11, and met with senior government officials and military leaders to discuss bilateral security cooperation and the establishment of a new Guatemalan border security unit supported by the U.S.

  • EFMB Candidates finish strong

    Apr 15, 2013

    Of the 246 candidates that attempted to earn the Expert Field Medical Badge, 33 qualified on the last day following a 12-mile road march, April 12. Candidates from as far away as Joint Base Richardson-Elmendorf, Alaska, and Fort Drum, N.Y., joined local Soldiers at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., to try for the prestigious Army Medical Department badge.

  • Chief of Army Reserve meets Hawaii-based Soldiers in inaugural visit

    Apr 16, 2013

    The Chief of the Army Reserve was greeted with a warm aloha as he visited Hawaii-based Army Reserve Soldiers, families and civilians in Honolulu, April 4-11, 2013.

  • Army synchronizes resources to strengthen readiness, resilience

    Apr 16, 2013

    The Army has aligned and synchronized services to give Soldiers access to the resources they need to strengthen readiness and resilience, said the sergeant major of the Army.

  • SMA visits Kandahar Province Afghanistan

    Nov 30, -0001

    SMA Raymond F. Chandler witnessed two purple heart recipients at Forward Operating Base Azizullah during his visit throughout Kandahar Province, Afghanistan.

  • Army's financial managers committed to improving fiscal readiness

    Apr 16, 2013

    Under Secretary of the Army Joseph W. Westphal expressed the Army's appreciation for the vital efforts of uniform and civilian personnel assigned to the office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Financial Management & Comptroller during an address to the financial managers, April 15, 2013, at the Pentagon.

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