Archive: Apr 2013

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  • Cleaning for a Cause

    Apr 15, 2013

    On any given day of the week one can find runners, walkers, bicyclists and even motorcyclists zipping up and down the Pearl Harbor Bike Path in Waipahu, Hawaii. For Sgt. 1st Class John Freese, operations noncommissioned officer with the 9th Mission Support Command, the daily commute, as he bikes from Ewa Beach to Fort Shafter Flats, here, can sometimes be an adventurous one.

  • North Texas mayor proclaims 'Welcome Home Warrior-Citizen Day' in honor of Division West Soldiers

    Apr 15, 2013

    GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas -- Mayor Charles England officially proclaimed April 6 "Welcome Home Warrior-Citizen Day" here in honor of Army Reserve Soldiers in 2nd Battalion, 381st Regiment, "Dragons," 479th Field Artillery Brigade, Division West.

  • Arctic Wolves Learn Cold Hard Lessons in Counter IED

    Apr 16, 2013

    Unseasonably frigid temperatures didn't deter a group of junior non-commission officers from the 3-21 Infantry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division from completing counter IED training here April 8-12.

  • Comprehensive Soldier and Family Fitness Directive

    Apr 15, 2013

  • All-Volunteer Army not fading away

    Apr 16, 2013

    Celebrating the 40th anniversary of the All-Volunteer Army, Army Recruiting Command seeks veteran's stories of why they volunteered to become a Soldier.

  • Future leaders train on post

    Apr 15, 2013

    FORT CARSON, Colo. -- Joint Task Force Carson welcomed 253 cadets from the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, and the University of Colorado, Boulder, for their Spring field exercise at Training Areas 15 and 16, April 12-14.

  • ISEC Quick-React Support Resolves Communication Problems at SATCOM Facility

    Apr 15, 2013

    In a span of just four days, U.S. Army Information System Engineering Command engineers provided quick reaction support and resolution of communication issues this winter that occurred at the Camp Roberts Enterprise Satellite Communications facility in California.

  • Sustainer spouses participate in No Ordinary Spouse Day

    Apr 15, 2013

    Some spouses may work with or around Soldiers. Some may have an idea of the daily stressors and rigors involved with being a Soldier. But until the time came to rappel down a 50-foot wall, many of the spouses participating in Fort Knox's No Ordinary Spouses Day had no clue of what it felt like to be in their Soldier's boots.

  • Arsenal serves as DLA reception point

    Apr 15, 2013

    For the past six months, Pine Bluff Arsenal has been serving as the Defense Logistics Agency's East Coast and Central United States reception point for demilitarization of camouflage netting and body armor components. These items come in from over 40-plus installations across the country, including Fort Hood, Texas, Fort Benning, Ga., Fort Drum, N.Y., Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., and Camp Lejeune, N.C. Items from installations on the West Coast are taken to Tucson, Ariz.

  • Leadership Hardin County visits 3d ESC

    Apr 15, 2013

    Members of the 2013 graduating class of Leadership Hardin County visited three units here on Friday, during a tour of the installation.

  • Spouses of UMT members 'Dial the Deputy' to talk with Deputy Chief of Chaplains

    Apr 15, 2013

    U.S. Army Deputy Chief of Chaplains, Chaplain (Brigadier General) Charles "Ray" Bailey, conducted a 'Dial the Deputy' telephonic call-in on April 5th to address questions and concerns by spouses of Unit Ministry Team members.

  • NETCOM senior staff learn communications skills

    Apr 16, 2013

    Network Enterprise Technology Command senior leadership conducted an afternoon of leadership training activities and energy management techniques.

  • Blue Force Tracking system adds logistics capability to increase situational awareness picture

    Apr 17, 2013

    For the first time on the battlefield, maneuver and logistics forces will share situational awareness and messaging, forming a complete and seamless operational picture.

  • Sustainers Share Observations

    Apr 15, 2013

    Soldiers from the 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) shared information with the Combined Arms Support Command (CASCOM) during Reverse-Collection Analysis and Team (R-CAAT) teleconference briefings April 10 at Harris Hall on Fort Knox, Ky.

  • Assistant Secretaries Recognize Army Children and Youth

    Apr 17, 2013

    Jo-Ellen Darcy, assistant secretary of the Army for Civil Works, and Katherine Hammack, assistant secretary of the Army for Installations, Energy and Environment recognize the commitment, contributions and sacrifices Army children and youth make for our nation and thank them for their strength and courage.

  • Going Green: Army Corps unveils new master plan for oyster recovery

    Apr 15, 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in coordination with the State of Maryland, the Commonwealth of Virginia, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, and other key stakeholders, developed the Native Oyster Restoration Master Plan to identify large-scale, concentrated oyster restoration throughout the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries.

  • Hippotherapy, charitable organization helps wounded warriors

    Apr 16, 2013

    At a peaceful ranch on the outskirts of the suburbs, where barn cats and peacocks roam freely, Army 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.

  • Female Engagement Teams level the playing field in Afghanistan

    Apr 16, 2013

    FETs are so critical to the ongoing operations in Afghanistan mainly because of the local customs, beliefs, and traditions in regards to the roles of Afghan women in their society, said Col. John S. Prairie, commander of the 4th Cavalry Brigade, Fort Knox, Ky., First Army Division East. "Unlike Iraq, where Iraqi women had many more social liberties and greater opportunities in education, work, and their government; most Afghan women are isolated from or forbidden to have contact with U.S. service members," Prairie said. "The FETs allow for this specific Afghan-U.S. social interaction to occur, because now we have an in-house capability that fits into the Afghan social fabric. I feel the U.S. Military FETs will remain to be a vital instrument allowing us to learn from this undisclosed component of the Afghan society...its women."

  • Strategy conference tackles land power, strategic issues facing nation

    Apr 16, 2013

    Experts from academia, military and government converged on Carlisle Barracks, Pa., to discuss links between land power and vital strategic issues facing the nation and the world, during the Army War College Strategy Conference April 9-11, 2013.

  • Women at Fort Bliss strike back, learn to fight

    Apr 16, 2013

    A group of female soldiers and women from the Fort Bliss community attended a self-defense course Aug. 17 at the Fort Bliss Combatives Facility at East Fort Bliss. Two levels of training were taught over six hours, including the Introduction to Self Protection and Follow Up classes. The classes taught awareness of sociopathic behavior and methods of last line of defense attacks.

  • BOSS honors American heroes with little Patriots

    Nov 30, -0001

    More than 200 children adorned in patriotic apparel at the Chester Jordan Elementary School learned about the tragedy of 9/11 as they participated in the 2012 Sept. 11 Commemorative Program on the national day of remembrance, here.

  • Deep Space 2.0, the Grand Expansion

    Nov 30, -0001

    Seven explorers came together under the guidance of Greg Mai and Kenny Coppedge, outdoor recreation experts with Southwest Adventure of Fort Bliss, Texas, for a four-day quest into the Grand Canyon National Park from Oct. 5, 2012 through Oct. 8, 2012.

  • Women on Fort Bliss belay - belay on

    Apr 16, 2013

    The Soldier Activity Center features a 23-foot indoor rock-climbing wall equipped with padded flooring, auto-belays, plastic holds and artificial cliffs where women in the Fort Bliss community attended a free indoor rock-climbing instructional course titled "Women on Rope" Dec. 3.

  • 12th PAD redeploys, with Kuwait mission complete

    Nov 30, -0001

    For the last nine months, the 12th Public Affairs Detachment was deployed to Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, in support of Third Army/Army Central Command to fulfill communication objectives that included monthly newscasts, quarterly magazines, and media facilitation. After an 18-hour flight, they arrived here in El Paso, where family and comrades greeted them, Jan. 28, 2012.

  • 'Bliss Got Talent' names Alabama native first place

    Nov 30, -0001

    Flashing laser lights and light stage smoke filled the dim hall at the Centennial Banquet and Conference Center as an audience waited to be entertained by the six remaining performers during the final show of "Bliss Got Talent," Feb. 27, 2013.

  • A home away from war: Texas veterans calling all Purple Heart recipients

    Nov 30, -0001

    The honored organization, now known as the Military Order of the Purple Heart, is calling all combat wounded personnel to join the nationwide team of more than 45,300. Formed in 1932, the Lone Star Chapter 393 of the MOPH is the oldest chapter in Texas and provides mutual interest for all combat wounded veterans who have received this unique decoration.

  • Female soldier affects change in her community and beyond

    Apr 16, 2013

    Women in the armed forces have come a long way from the Women's Army Corps since the branch was disbanded in 1978. For Pfc. Caitlan Romanowski, serving as an armament repairer is rewarding and she hopes to pave the way for selfless service in the community and all over the world as troops fight to keep this country safe.

  • Imaginations climb at story time

    Nov 30, -0001

    Greeting small children with smiles and kind words, Meredith McKenzie, director of the children's programs, prepared a two-hour story time at the Lt. Gen. Stanley R. Mickelsen Library March 2, to honor Theodor Seuss Geisel who wrote under the pen name Dr. Suess.

  • CDC welcomes Mack, legendary Wells Fargo pony

    Nov 30, -0001

    Wells Fargo Bank representative Tania Galvan-Jimenez donated one of their signature four-foot toy ponies to the East Bliss Child Development Center March 14.

  • Van Horne, a world class neighborhood breaks ground at Fort Bliss

    Nov 30, -0001

    Fort Bliss command teams, Balfour Beatty Communities, Residential Communities Initiative officials and regional officials participated in a groundbreaking ceremony to commence new construction of the Van Horne neighborhood March 19.

  • Army looking at WiFi in the waiting room

    Nov 30, -0001

    Almost everyone can remember past doctor visits: sitting in a crowded room full of fussy children and sniffling patients while staring at industrial-décor on the walls - waiting.

  • El Paso Army nurse cares for Soldiers, families, brightens lives at Bliss

    Nov 30, -0001

    Almost everyone can remember past visits to the doctor, sitting in crowded, industrial-decor waiting rooms filled with fussy children, sniffling patients, and waiting ... The medical industry is making strides to make waiting areas more pleasant, interactive, and even entertaining or informative. The mobile world has changed much of the way we do business, and provides people the opportunity to read a book, email, do homework, trade stocks, and update status on a variety of social platforms.

  • Legendary life of service

    Nov 30, -0001

    When you first meet Bessie Dodd, you notice even at 87 years of age, she has a fire in her eyes. Dodd was raised in Pinedale, Wyo., located in a valley an hour south of Jackson Hole and east of the Teton mountain range. Her family relocated to Denver due to an aunt's death in childbirth.

  • Knighted WWII El Paso veteran shares war stories

    Nov 30, -0001

    Living legends of the 1st Infantry Division and other World War II era veterans may be closer than you realize. They may be living next door, or just down the street. It may surprise you to hear of the incredible stature of those who were called to serve a nation in crisis. Armondo Sabrano is one such person, and shares his saga of adventure, combat, surrender and privation after three years fighting in Europe during WWII.

  • Go for Green, resolutions for better nutrition, fitness, life

    Nov 30, -0001

    St. Martin's Dining Facility at William Beaumont Army Medical Center, here, leads the way in implementing the Soldier Fueling Initiative by changing menu choices, making several menu items, and eliminating fat fried foods altogether. The menu changes began January 2012 with support from leadership at WBAMC, as well as 1st Armored Division and Fort Bliss.

  • Logan Elementary solar energy demonstration

    Nov 30, -0001

    The first-grade class at Logan Elementary learned about solar energy Feb. 25 in a demonstration sponsored by Balfour Beatty Communities.

  • Net Zero phase I realized at Bliss

    Nov 30, -0001

    Feb. 26 was a clear and chilly day at Fort Bliss. Community members gathered to mark the beginning of solar electricity collection by SolarCity on Balfour Beatty Communities housing units. They partnered with Team Bliss leaders at a ribbon cutting ceremony at the La Noria housing area here.

  • Border Patrol Agent receives Community Service Award

    Nov 30, -0001

    Community requires a commitment to the good of others and service securing better opportunity. The commitment and service of one member of El Paso is a story of passion, pride and effort. A U.S. Customs and Border Protection Border Patrol agent has won the Community Service Award for 2012, at the CBP El Paso station annual award ceremony March 1, 2013 for community involvement with non-profit Dance for Dreams Foundation. DfDF seeks to benefit youth here, and create a sense of community through the art of dance.

  • Wounded Warriors receive community support

    Nov 30, -0001

    Wounded Warriors assigned to the Warrior Transition Battalion at Fort Bliss, Texas, received medical screenings at a luncheon hosted by Las Palmas Del Sol Medical Center here March 8.

  • Border Patrol Explorer recognized nationally for leadership

    Nov 30, -0001

    The annual employee awards ceremony at U.S. Customs and Border Patrol El Paso Station recognized the achievements of agents, managers and supervisors in 2012. The award ceremony began March 1 by recognizing a Jr. Law Enforcement Explorer, Post 910 from Lordsburg, N.M.

  • Administrative professional wear multiple hats

    Apr 15, 2013

    Trying to describe what administrative professionals do is like trying to explain what parents do. They take care of, well, everything. Ensure everyone is fed, clothed, rested, driven to soccer games, and ultimately have a good day. Administrative professionals ensure bosses make their meetings, phone calls are directed to the right people, messages are returned, guests are taken care of, travel is booked, and anything else that arises is taken care of. Basically, like parents, they have to work miracles on a daily basis.

  • Letterkenny Army Depot earns ninth Shingo prize

    Apr 15, 2013

    LETTERKENNY ARMY DEPOT, Chambersburg, Pa. -- Local officials and depot employees gathered Thursday morning in the maintenance facility to congratulate its Force Provider team for receiving Letterkenny Army Depot's ninth Shingo Medallion for manufacturing excellence.

  • Chaplain (Captain) Emil J. Kapaun Inducted Into Pentagon's Hall of Heroes

    Apr 15, 2013

    Army Chaplain (Captain) Emil J. Kapaun was inducted into the Hall of Heroes at a ceremony at the Pentagon on Friday, April 12th. He was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor the previous day - April 11th - for his conspicuous gallantry at the Battle of Unsan, from November 1-2, 1950, during the Korean War.

  • PB Arsenal receives two awards from CFC

    Apr 15, 2013

    Pine Bluff Arsenal was recognized recently with two awards by the Combined Federal Campaign of Greater Arkansas/Heart of Arkansas United Way.

  • Steam line removal, upgrades continue

    Apr 15, 2013

    A project to remove steam lines and upgrade other critical energy infrastructure here at Pine Bluff Arsenal has been underway since 2010. The project has been extended to approximately mid-June, according to Eric Benoit, contract officer representative, for the Arsenal's Directorate of Public Works.

  • Soldier performs eye exams on children during youth health fair

    Apr 15, 2013

  • Combat vehicle ID app means Soldier training on-the-go

    Apr 15, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md -- Soldiers and civilians alike can now test their knowledge of U.S. and foreign combat vehicles in a new, free Android application released in February.

  • Marshall seminar recognizes Cadet Command's best

    Apr 16, 2013

    Some 187 senior Cadets are taking part in the 36th annual George C. Marshall Awards and Leadership Seminar, on the campus of Virginia Military Institute in Lexington, Va.

  • Promotion to brigadier general 'landmark' in career

    Apr 15, 2013

    In a promotion ceremony 33 years in the making, Maj. Gen. Kevin R. Wendel promoted Col. Pete Bosse to the rank of brigadier general April 14th in Birmingham, Ala. "We are here today promoting a great Soldier who, looking back on decades of service, you can see the tremendous impact he has had on our force," Wendel, First Army Division East commanding general, told the Soldiers and Civilians of the 87th United States Army Reserve Support Command (East) and the 1st Mobilization Support Group in attendance.

  • Budget maneuvering delays furloughs

    Apr 15, 2013

    IMCOM employees are expected to receive furlough notices by May 16

  • Hand-me-down bonanza: Used government equipment saves millions

    Apr 15, 2013

    When an Army Corps of Engineers' construction project as big and complex as the Olmsted Locks and Dam is on the receiving end for excess government property, the savings to tax payers is huge. Not to mention the benefit to the environment when boats and cranes and barges are refurbished and recycled rather than built from scratch. Read how a retired Army logistician is applying his skills as a property administrator on the banks of lower Ohio River.

  • Tangling with a Tomcat

    Apr 18, 2013

    Editor's note: The Virginia Army National Guard's Reconnaissance and Interdiction Detachment supports the Tidewater Drug Enforcement Agency's counterdrug missions. At the time of this incident, the author commanded the detachment. During a mission in the fall of 1996, a failure in air traffic control communication nearly led a Navy F-14 Tomcat to claw the author's OH-58 from the sky. The mission called for one OH-58 with forward-looking infrared to be positioned at Norfolk (Va.) International Airport for an ongoing counterdrug surveillance operation. My instructor pilot and I departed Richmond early on a Monday morning for Norfolk IAP with our crew chief behind us driving a van containing supplies for the week.

  • Volunteer Recognition Week "Strengthening a Nation" 22-27 April 2013

    Apr 15, 2013

    Dugway Proving Ground, UT Volunteer Recognition Week "Strengthening a Nation" 22-27 April 2013. Become a Volunteer and Begin Your Legacy Now, contact: Volunteer Services Coordinator, 435-831-2278

  • Despite sequestration Army Field Band stays busy, mentors local students

    Apr 16, 2013

    April 1, 2013, was scheduled to be the start of Spring Tour 2013 for the United States Army Field Band, but sequestration and restricted travel guidance forced the band to refocus its efforts.

  • Rainbow Division Welcomes New Commander

    Apr 15, 2013

    WEST POINT, N.Y. --- New York Army National Guard Brig. Gen. Harry E. Miller took command of the multi-state 42nd Infantry Division during a formal change of command ceremony here April 13, 2013.

  • Soldiers Update: Medal of Honor Ceremony for Chaplain (Captain) Emil J. Kapaun

    Apr 15, 2013

    President Barack Obama posthumously awards Chaplain Emil Kapaun the Medal of Honor. Available in High Definition.

  • Chidren are well-served by Northern Regional Medical Command

    Apr 15, 2013

    Col. Donald R. West, Commander, Northern Regional Medical Command, highlights care and services offered to the youngest members of the Army Family during National Child Abuse Prevention Month, and the Month of the Military Child.

  • Womack nurse prevents suicide of fellow paratrooper

    Apr 16, 2013

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

  • Boxing teaches 'how to be a Soldier and have professional courtesy'

    Apr 15, 2013

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Pfc. Nathaniel Barnd had not been inside a boxing ring for four years when someone told him he could be more than a spectator at the 2012 Hispanic History Boxing Tournament - he could box. So he did, and the rest is history.

  • Less salt, please

    Apr 15, 2013

    Nearly 75 percent of the sodium we eat is added to commercial foods during processing

  • USAG Schweinfurt to recognize volunteer hall of famers

    Apr 15, 2013

    The Schweinfurt Army Volunteer Corps expresses its appreciation to the hundreds of volunteers at U.S. Army Garrison Schweinfurt at its annual Volunteer Appreciation Ceremony April 23 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Ledward Activity Center.

  • Graf celebrates the planet with Earth Day events

    Apr 15, 2013

    Earth Day events around post offer green alternatives to caring for Mother Earth.

  • Gifts are a plenty at 'Freecycle'

    Apr 15, 2013

    Freecycle shop offers and accepts reusable items to community members for free

  • Low participation extends OHA survey deadline to April 15

    Apr 15, 2013

    The Defense Travel Management Office has extended the deadline to April 15 to complete an Overseas Housing Allowance Utility and Move-in expense survey because of a lack of participation.

  • Schweinfurt hosts Kinderfest April 27

    Apr 15, 2013

    The annual hallmark event topping off the commemorative month honoring military children happens April 27 beginning at 1 p.m. at Askren Manor at U.S. Army Garrison Schweinfurt.

  • USO's Six-Star Salute honors Soldiers serving in Korea

    Apr 19, 2013

    It was a night to remember for 80 Soldiers across the Republic of Korea as the United Service Organizations (USO) with the help of several business partners and guests, honored service members during the 42st Annual Six Star Salute at the Seoul Grand Hyatt, April 11.

  • Groundbreaking signals changes for Rose Barracks

    Apr 15, 2013

    VILSECK, Germany -- The construction of a new $34.7 million facility here is officially underway after a groundbreaking ceremony Friday signaled the beginning of a two-year project designed to build a state-of-the-art health facility for beneficiaries in the Bavarian Military Community.

  • Enter the Dragon: Eighth Army unveils new emblem

    Apr 15, 2013

    Eighth Army recently unveiled a combined joint task force emblem in support of its transformation to a Field Army headquarters.

  • Reservist serves missions worlds apart - from Natick to Bagram

    Apr 15, 2013

    Army Reserve Command Sgt. Maj. David Sanborn, normally the chief of Master Planning at U.S. Army Garrison Natick, Mass., has been serving since Oct. 6, 2012, as the command sergeant major of U.S. Army Garrison-Bagram, Afghanistan.

  • Soldier inspires spouse to enlist

    Apr 16, 2013

    Christy reluctantly agreed to meet Joshua, the nephew of a co-worker, when he was home on leave from Germany for a second time. Joshua and Christy Garlick have now been married more than seven years.

  • Firefighters hone airfield skills at Fort Hunter Liggett

    Apr 14, 2013

    Combat Support Training Exercise joins Army Reservists with post firefighters at Schoonover Air Field.

  • AFN's Eagle lands at Fort Hunter Liggett's CSTX

    Apr 15, 2013

    Broadcast Ops Detachment provides live radio to a stateside exercise for the first time.

  • Army supports another BRAC round in fiscal year 2015

    Apr 16, 2013

    The Army's assistant secretary for Installations, Energy and Environment was back on Capitol Hill along with Defense Department and service counterparts to request another round of base realignment and closure in fiscal year 2015.

  • Advising ANA goes beyond combat roles

    Apr 14, 2013

    While many of the stories that make headlines today concerning the conflict in Afghanistan focus on the Afghan National Security Forces taking the lead in the fight against insurgent forces for the future of the nation, a small group of Afghan National Army soldiers are taking the lead on a different and equally important front: telling their own story to the Afghan people and the world.

  • Junior Enlisted Council: It's not what you think

    Apr 14, 2013

    At first glance, it might seem like the Junior Enlisted Council is a group of Soldiers trying to pull a fast one over their sergeants. The JEC, 6th Battalion, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), is a proactive council that represents the voice of more than 400 Soldiers from private to staff sergeant. Their mission is to inform senior-enlisted leaders on enlisted-force matters - including morale - and recommend policy changes affecting the readiness of the enlisted Soldiers.

  • Fixing that smile

    Apr 15, 2013

    Sgt. DeAndre Haywood, 7233rd Medical Support Unit, decided that he wanted to be a dentist after his first day helping to treat patients as a trainee enrolled in the Dental Assistant Reclassification Course at the U.S. Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, Texas.

  • Father publishes children's story from Afghanistan

    Apr 14, 2013

    GHAZNI PROVINCE, Afghanistan (April 14, 2013) -- "I have always enjoyed making up stories for my children," said Army Capt. Richard E. Crocker. A certified registered nurse anesthetist from Albuquerque, assigned to the 14th Combat Support Hospital, Crocker turned his story time with his children into a book while serving in a forward surgical team in Afghanistan.

  • Kings of Battle display battlefield dominance

    Apr 13, 2013

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. -- The average working American goes to his or her job every day, watches the world's events unfold on the news, and goes to sleep soundly at night, often disconnected from the dozens of conflicts unfolding across the globe. They do this because of the service and often-great personal sacrifice of the men and women of the United States Army. Among those Soldiers are those who stand ready to deploy at a moment's notice: the "Falcon Brigade". These airborne warriors are frequently called upon to demonstrate their ability to deploy to any type of situation ranging from violent conflict to disaster relief.

  • PR Troops return home

    Apr 13, 2013

    Approximately 60 soldiers assigned to the 393rd Combat Sustaintment Support Battalion (CSSB), US Army Reserve-Puerto Rico, arrived to Puerto Rico from Afghanistan, 12 April, after being mobilized close to a year.

  • USACE gives Afghan Uniform Police a base of operations in Panjwai

    Apr 13, 2013

    KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers completed an Afghan Uniform Police district headquarters facility in the Panjwai district of Kandahar City March 31. The facility will provide the AUP with a base from which to carry out their mission of providing security for the people of Panjwai.

  • Military Child of the Year Gala 2013

    Apr 13, 2013

    U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno gives remarks and presents the 2013 Army Military Child of the Year award to Nicole Marie Daly, 17, at the Operation Homefront Military Child of the Year Gala 2013 in Arlington, Va. April 11, 2013.

  • 2nd SBCT launches a local 'Lightning Athlete Warrior'

    May 2, 2013

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS -- Determination is clearly visible in his face as he focuses on his form, the sweat dripping from his face as the barbell falls back to the mat with a thud. "It is a lot harder to do these the right way," said the Soldier-athlete.

  • Airborne Officer dusts off the 'Staff Ride'

    Apr 12, 2013

    Officers at Fort Bragg employ a traditional tool of officer development -- the 'staff ride' -- to immerse themselves in a little-known, but very local historic battle.

  • Pre-Command Course and ILE at Ft. Leavenworth

    Apr 12, 2013

    U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno speaks to 2500 students of the Intermediate-Level Education at the Command and General Staff School at Fort Leavenworth, Kan. April 10, 2013. Odierno, his wife Linda and Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III and wife Jeanne also addressed Battalion and Brigade Commanders, Command Sergeant Majors and spouses attending the Pre-Command Course at the Command and General Staff School.

  • Inaugural Land Power in the Pacific Symposium and Exposition

    Apr 16, 2013

    U.S. Army Pacific participated in the inaugural Land Power in the Pacific Symposium and Exposition April 9 - 11 at the Sheraton Hotel in downtown Honolulu. The theme for the event was "Land Forces: Assuring Stability and Security in the Pacific."

  • French Counterpart Visit

    Apr 12, 2013

    U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno presents the Legion of Merit to French Army Chief of Staff Gen. Bertrand Ract-Madoux during an award and wreath ceremony, and counterpart visit in Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va.

  • Medal of Honor Recepient Chaplain (CPT) Emil J. Kapaun Gets Inducted in the Hall of Heroes

    Apr 12, 2013

  • Hollywood celebrities meet service members

    Apr 12, 2013

    A medical crew stood outside the Warrior's Way emergency room doors at the Craig Joint-Theater Hospital in watchful anticipation. Orderlies, nurses, doctors, surgeons and administrative staff manned their stations - ready.

  • New senior commander named

    Apr 12, 2013

    Maj. Gen. Kurt Fuller is the new senior commander of all Army installations in Hawaii, effective April 5.

  • April starts distracted driving campaign

    Apr 12, 2013

    Honolulu Gov. Neil Abercrombie has proclaimed the month of April "Distracted Driving Awareness Month" in Hawaii, thereby announcing a monthlong distracted driving awareness campaign throughout the state

  • State Senate salutes local volunteerism

    Apr 12, 2013

    The Hawaii State Senate honored all branches of the U.S. armed services in Hawaii for their volunteerism in public schools across the state with a Certificate of Recognition ceremony at the State Capitol, in Honolulu, April 5, 2013.

  • Career Fair aids military spouses on Hawaii jobs

    Apr 12, 2013

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii (April 12, 2013) -- Job seekers will receive a unique local perspective at the Military Spouse Career Forum at the Nehelani, here, April 26.

  • Hale Kula keiki are engaged, motivated

    Apr 12, 2013

    Hale Kula Elementary School was the first stop for U.S. Senator Mazie Hirono on her tour, Schofield Barracks, April 3.

  • Army Chaplain inducted into Pentagon's Hall of Heroes

    Apr 12, 2013

  • Chaplain (CAPT) Emil J. Kapaun Medal of Honor Tribute

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    Chaplain (CAPT) Emil J. Kapaun Medal of Honor Tribute.

  • Division West Soldiers participate in Ride 2 Recovery

    Apr 12, 2013

    FORT HOOD, Texas -- Six Division West Soldiers traded their baggy camouflage uniforms and bulky combat boots for skintight Spandex shorts and featherweight cycling shoes to ride in the Killeen-to-Waco leg of the Ride 2 Recovery -- Texas Challenge April 11.

  • Army chaplain inducted into Hall of Heroes

    Apr 15, 2013

    An Army chaplain and Medal of Honor recipient, Capt. Emil J. Kapaun, was posthumously inducted into the Hall of Heroes at the Pentagon, April 12, 2013.

  • April 12, 2013 - Hall of Heroes Induction ceremony in honor of Chaplain (Capt.) Emil J. Kapaun

    Apr 12, 2013

  • Hall of Heroes Ceremony

    Apr 12, 2013

    The U.S. Army will induct Chaplain (Captain) Emil J. Kapaun, into the Pentagon's Hall of Heroes in an April 12th ceremony at 2 p.m. The Pentagon ceremony will add Kapaun's name to the distinguished roster in the Hall of Heroes, the Defense Department's permanent display of record for all recipients of the Medal of Honor. Visit: http://www.army.mil/medalofhonor/kapaun for more information on Chaplain Kapaun's Medal of Honor.

  • Army conducting gravesite accountability

    Apr 12, 2013

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - Supporting the Army's efforts to bring graves record keeping into the 21st Century, a team from Installation Management Command arrived in Monterey this week to help the Presidio of Monterey upgrade its cemetery operations.

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