Archive: May 2013

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  • Laghman province strives to boost economy through farming

    Jun 1, 2013

    Representatives from the International Security Assistance Force and the United States Department of Agriculture met with Laghman district leaders to discuss economic growth at Forward Operating Base Mehtar Lam, Laghman province, May 9.

  • Knox honors past, present, future Soldiers

    May 31, 2013

    The installation held a Memorial Day ceremony Monday to honor service members past, present and future.

  • Lest We Forget

    Jun 2, 2013

    Citizens of Vicksburg, Miss. celebrated their 34th annual Memorial Day parade May 27, 2013, and Soldiers of the 412th Theater Engineer joined in providing the color guard to commemorate our nation's fallen heroes.

  • Barsanti clowns around for Oklahoma

    May 31, 2013

    For a child in elementary school, few days compare to field day -- that one perfect afternoon when fun and games are the only items on the curriculum, and the sunshine puts teachers and students in mind of the light at the end of the tunnel that is the academic year. As faculty and Parent Teacher Organization members of Barsanti Elementary School began preparations for their own field day, the nation was shocked to learn about a series of tornadoes that devastated parts of Oklahoma City May 19 -- including two elementary schools. Following the tragic news, the PTO sprang into action. Member Monica Annel made the initial suggestion that all proceeds collected from selling field day concessions be donated via Red Cross to benefit the victims of the terrible storms.

  • Cadet Command welcomes new deputy commanding officer

    May 31, 2013

    Ceremony at the Patton Museum of Leadership welcomes Col. Maria R. Gervais and bids farewell to Brig. Gen. Erik C. Peterson.

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  • Female Soldiers honored at Opry

    May 31, 2013

    What does it take to become part of the Grand Ole Opry? For most, it takes commitment, practice and hard work. The ability to sing helps. For a very few, all it takes is an invitation. Fifteen female Soldiers from Fort Campbell were asked to share the stage with country singer Ayla Brown as she made her debut at the Grand Ole Opry. All 15 Soldiers wore combat patches, indicating they had served in a combat zone.

  • Para-swimmer Soldier exemplifies resilience, trains for Paralympics

    Jun 3, 2013

    Spc. Elizabeth Wasil used swimming to rehabilitate from bilateral hip injuries sustained in Iraq and wound up in the U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program training for a shot at making Team USA for the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

  • Hurricane Preparedness Starts at Home Before a Storm Strikes

    May 31, 2013

    The 2013 Central Pacific Hurricane season began June 1 in Hawaii. Are you and your family prepared for the potential arrival of a hurricane? Since 1955 Hawaii has been impacted by three major Hurricanes, Dot in 1959, Iwa in 1982 and Iniki in 1992. Numerous hurricanes have also tracked through the Central Pacific Ocean and close enough to the Hawaiian Islands in recent years to put a scare into everyone.

  • New York National Guard Hosts Hire our Heroes Job Fair At Connecticut Street Armory on June 5

    May 31, 2013

    The United States Chamber of Commerce effort to match military veterans and National Guard and Reserve forces members who want jobs with employers who want to hire veterans, comes to Buffalo's Connecticut Street Armory on June 5. The New York National Guard will host the local edition of the United States Chamber of Commerce's Hire Our Heroes Job Fair at the armory at 184 Connecticut Street. The job fair starts at 1 p.m. and runs through 4 p.m. The Buffalo vent is one of many being held across the country co-sponsored by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and other entities. Similar events in New York have already been held in New York City, Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse and Binghamton.

  • Wounded warriors 'SOAR,' find strength through music therapy

    May 31, 2013

    To many Soldiers, the acronym SOAR represents Special Operations Aviation Regiment. For Soldiers in the Wounded Transition Battalion it is the Sounds of Acoustic Recovery music program. In an eight-week program, Wounded Warriors learn the basic music theory of voice lessons, guitar and piano, with an option of taking a beginner or intermediate course.

  • Mid-deployment, Triple Nickel engineers building lasting legacy in Afghanistan

    May 31, 2013

    Soldiers of the 555th Engineer Brigade marked an encouraging milestone as they recently crossed the half-way point of their deployment to Afghanistan, where they have been serving as the headquarters and headquarters company of Joint Task Force Triple Nickel.

  • New reality-style TV series lets potential recruits live Army life

    Jun 3, 2013

    Nine potential Army recruits will decide whether to become a Soldier in a new reality-style TV series that debuted, June 2, 2013.

  • With drawdown in Afghanistan, Army regional alignments likely to increase

    Jun 3, 2013

    Globally, and across the total force in fiscal year 2013, the Army could engage in nearly 6,000 different activities, in more than 160 countries, and involving as many as 60,000 Soldiers and Army civilians as part of its "regionally aligned forces" concept.

  • Paintball offers adrenaline rush

    May 31, 2013

    Adrenaline junkies are often searching for the next thing to get their rush, and Fort Rucker is offering one way for Soldiers and civilians to get their fill using strategy and tactics.

  • Center Library hosts 'udderly' educational event

    May 31, 2013

    It's not every day that people get the opportunity to get close to farm animals, let alone learn firsthand how and where their food comes from, but the Fort Rucker Center Library is giving people that chance with an up-close and personal look at a live cow.

  • Future Soldiers visit Fort Eustis

    May 31, 2013

    FORT EUSTIS, VA. -- More than 50 future Soldiers from the Hampton Roads area visited Fort Eustis May 30 to interact with Army leadership, gleaning a better understanding of the careers they will soon begin.

  • Cone talks challenges facing the force with local AUSA chapter

    Jun 3, 2013

    The commanding general of U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command took some time to talk with members of the Virginia Colonial Chapter Association of the United States Army during the chapter's annual professional development forum in Newport News, Va., May 22.

  • Being ready beforehand critical when storms strike

    May 31, 2013

    For anyone who has survived the devastating effects of severe Gulf-effect storms, merely mentioning the word hurricane can produce a palpable response.

  • CSA presents 28 junior officers with MacArthur Leadership Awards

    Jun 3, 2013

    Twenty eight company-grade officers were honored at a Pentagon ceremony, May 30, 2013, with the prestigious General Douglas MacArthur Leadership Award.

  • In 15 weeks, MCRP intern reduces Joint Munitions Command scorecard process 95 percent

    Jun 3, 2013

    Former Minority College Relations Program intern and Alabama A&M University student Jasmine Vinson recently redesigned the Joint Munitions Command Data Quality scorecard process. The new and improved scorecard will take users about 9.3 hours per year to complete. Previously, the scorecard process took 224 hours per year to complete for a 95.8 percent reduction in labor.

  • Fort Bragg, Carolina Panthers partner for TBI awareness

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  • Young athletes Start Smart in developing sports skills

    May 31, 2013

    Nearly 50 of Fort Belvoir's youngest sports enthusiasts got an introduction to tennis and soccer during a Child, Youth and School Services Start Smart athletic training session May 22 at Specker Field House. Start Smart is the installation's effort to help military dependent children ages 3-5 learn the basics of sports and to develop the skills necessary to compete on organized teams once they reach qualifying age, according to Jerry Arrington, CYSS sports and fitness director.

  • Belvoir DFMWR opens Travel Camp with ribbon-cutting ceremony

    May 31, 2013

    The Fort Belvoir Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation celebrated the highly anticipated grand opening of the 52-pad Recreational Vehicle Travel Camp in the Tompkins Basin area with a formal ribbon cutting ceremony May 22. Guest speakers included Kim Mills, DFMWR director; Col. Joseph A. Simonelli, Jr., director, House Affairs, Office Assistant Secretary of Defense for Legislative Affairs and RV camper then utilizing the facility; and Col. Gregory D. Gadson, Fort Belvoir garrison commander.

  • Post offers suicide prevention training June 12-13

    May 31, 2013

    Last Year, the U.S. Armed Forces lost nearly 350 service members to suicide -- more than were killed in combat -- and the Fort Rucker Army Substance Abuse Program is working to bring that number down.

  • Fort Bragg green roof looks, feels 'cool'

    May 31, 2013

    More than 500,000 evergreens, semi-evergreens and deciduous plants are flourishing in a surprising location at Fort Bragg -- on the roof of the Installation Transportation Deployment Support Area.

  • Story time activity helps children improve social skills

    May 31, 2013

    Families at Fort Belvoir, with children age five and younger, who are looking for a fun and interactive activity to take their children to can attend Van Noy Library's "story hour" every Wednesday and Thursday from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Each session, children and their Families listen to stories on subjects like balloons, dogs, cats and other children's favorites.

  • Safety key as warmer weather allows more outdoor activities

    May 31, 2013

    Whether it's dehydration, grilling fires or boating accidents, the warm weather of spring and summer presents plenty of dangers for unprepared community members participating in outdoor activities. Garrison leadership encourages personnel to enjoy the nice weather while taking precautions to remain healthy, according to Fort Belvoir Safety Office officials.

  • Preparedness key to hurricane safety

    May 31, 2013

    Whether it's flash floods or power outages, prepared and informed community members will help the garrison recover from any weather emergency during the 2013 hurricane season, which runs from June 1 to Nov. 30. Personnel should take measures such as building emergency kits, developing contact lists and determining safe shelter locations. These precautions will help the entire garrison maintain resiliency, according to Mario Sumter, Directorate of Plans, Training, Mobilization and Security emergency management specialist.

  • Waiting for a sign

    May 31, 2013

    WO1 Jason Smitherman, a flight student assigned to B Co., 1st Battalion, 145th Aviation Regiment, waits for a thumbs up from his instructor pilot to approach the AH-64D Apache helicopter on which he will train May 22.

  • Fort Belvoir Officers, Enlisted Spouses Clubs award scholarships to military community

    May 31, 2013

    The Fort Belvoir Officers and Enlisted Spouses Clubs awarded 10 local military children college scholarships during a reception at the historic Quarters One at Fort Belvoir, May 22. The 10 recipients were selected from 75 applicants and awarded scholarships between $1,000 and $3,000. The scholarships will aid each recipient during their first year of college starting in the fall.

  • Pacific Islander NCO motivates junior Aviation officers

    May 31, 2013

    It's an early Thursday morning like so many other Thursdays on Fort Rucker. Apache helicopters can be seen flying in the distance; runners make their way on a traffic-blocked road during physical training. Clouds keep the sun from view.

  • Soldiers honor Memorial Day with 23-mile Ruck March

    May 31, 2013

    Soldiers from the 249th Engineer Battalion marked Memorial Day by marching 23 miles from U.S. Army Garrison Fort Belvoir to Washington D.C. May 23. The Soldiers carried 30 to 50 pound rucksacks and delivered wreaths to memorial sites in D.C. The gesture recognized the courage and sacrifice of servicemembers who fought in our country's conflicts with foreign enemies.

  • Small Business Administration comes to Fort Bragg to announce initiative to increase lending volume

    May 31, 2013

    The U.S. Small Business Administration, came to Fort Bragg, May 21, to announce a new resource to ensure that veteran entrepreneurs will have access to the capital needed to start and to grow successful businesses. Called the Veteran Pledge Initiative, it will increase lending to veterans by five percent per year for the next five years.

  • Pharmacy set to relocate in July

    May 31, 2013

    The pharmacy at Lyster Army Health Clinic will relocate to the front of the main parking lot by Andrews Avenue the first week of July, and operate out of a temporary structure until renovation is complete inside the clinic.

  • Eagle History Hunt provides team building for Headquarters Battalion

    May 31, 2013

    U.S. Army Garrison Fort Belvoir Headquarters Battalion trained and improved team cohesion during its first "Eagle History Hunt" at Fort Belvoir, May 17. A dozen teams competed for prizes while searching for 19 waypoints around the installation. Teams ran or walked six to eight miles while learning about Belvoir's rich history.

  • WTB-Europe Soldiers, Family Members meet with Pope

    May 31, 2013

    Twenty-five Wounded Warriors and their Family members participated in a spiritual fitness pilgrimage to Rome, Italy, from 8-13 April, that culminated with an audience with Pope Francis I.

  • Recruiting Company Commander receives top Army leadership award

    May 31, 2013

    Captain Thomas C. Billig has a reputation for exemplary leadership -- it is the reason he was selected to command the St. Paul, Minn., Recruiting Company. His demonstrated leadership skills -- in both infantry and recruiting units -- are the reason he was selected to receive the Calendar Year 2012 General Douglas MacArthur Leadership Award.

  • Fort Belvoir honors fallen warriors at Memorial Day ceremony

    May 31, 2013

    Nearly 200 servicemembers and civilians joined the command teams of the U.S. Army Cyber Command and the Fort Belvoir Garrison at the Cold War Memorial on Long Parade Field May 23 to recognize the sacrifices of the nation's fallen warriors during a Memorial Day wreath-laying ceremony. Distinguished guests included Lt. Gen. Rhett A. Hernandez, U.S. Army Cyber Command/2nd Army commanding general; Col. Gregory D. Gadson, Fort Belvoir garrison commander and ceremony host; and Alice Ess, Belvoir Garden Club president.

  • Fort Rucker hosts Facebook town hall

    May 31, 2013

    Fort Rucker garrison leadership hosts a town hall June 4 that people can attend from the comfort of their homes, or wherever they may be during the time set aside for the event.

  • Post honors fallen Soldiers

    May 31, 2013

    A single bag piper played and a hush fell over the crowd to honor fallen service members who paid the ultimate price for freedom.

  • Young patriot gets to be a Soldier for a day at Fort Irwin

    May 31, 2013

    Adam Wolfe had wanted to be in the Army since he was a small child and his aspiration was realized when he visited the National Training Center and Fort Irwin to spend a day with Soldiers, leadership and Army equipment, May 28. Adam got be a Soldier for a day. After arriving to this military installation, he changed into an Army Combat Uniform with the rank of private first class and after several promotions, he concluded his day as a command sergeant major.

  • Sergeant Major of the Army visits Fort Hood

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    SMA Raymond F. Chandler III recently paid a visit to Fort Hood. Staff Sergeant Brian McGovern has the story. Available in high definition.

  • Rader Clinic Soldier's healing efforts extend beyond clinic doors

    May 31, 2013

    Friendship can be defined as mutual concern, trust and shared values. That description fits the partnership between the American and Polish armed forces. The two countries have fought side by side since 2002 and sustained their friendship through blood, sweat and tears.

  • Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics

    May 31, 2013

  • Family issues in focus during SMA visit

    May 31, 2013

    When the Sergeant Major of the Army visited Fort Hood, Texas, May 28-29, 2013, he was tasked by the Chief of Staff of the Army with two important missions.

  • SMDC SES retires among family, friends

    Jun 3, 2013

    Debra Wymer closes out 30 years

  • May 18, 2013 -- Gen. Odierno's remarks at the Institute of World Politics graduation ceremony

    May 31, 2013

    May 18, 2013 -- Gen. Odierno's remarks at the Institute of World Politics graduation ceremony

  • May 24, 2013 -- CSA's remarks at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point graduation ceremony

    Jun 7, 2013

    May 24, 2013 -- CSA's remarks at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point graduation ceremony

  • May 22, 2013 -- CSA's Salute to the Chief Twilight Tattoo remarks

    Jun 7, 2013

    May 22, 2013 -- CSA's Salute to the Chief Twilight Tattoo remarks

  • Ways to manage stress

    May 31, 2013

    Life today is full of stress. What is stress and how does one manage it?

  • Off-the-job summer safety

    May 31, 2013

    The National Safety Council has launched the "Safety Starts with Me" campaign to celebrate National Safety Month, which is in June. It marks the beginning of summer, and summer is a good time to remind employees that safety is 24/7.

  • Sensor, laser and mission command tech earn R&D awards

    May 31, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (May 31, 2013) -- The U.S. Army recognized the Research, Development and Engineering Command's communications-electronics center for outstanding technical achievement advancing Army mission command, intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance and targeting capabilities in 2012.

  • Joint Navy, Army Reserve Team reading to build stability, trust in Uruzgan

    May 31, 2013

    Provincial Reconstruction Teams, training at Atterbury-Muscatatuck near Edinburgh, Ind., are preparing for deployment to rural provinces in Afghanistan. This final rotation of PRTs, trained by First Army Division East, will send one team, comprised of active duty U.S. Navy personnel and a U.S Army Reserve civil affairs attachment, to serve in the Uruzgan province.

  • USACE Galveston District spotlight on Tosin Sekoni

    May 31, 2013

    GALVESTON, Texas (May 31, 2013) -- A simple nudge from her caring father in the early stages of her high school studies was all it took to steer Nigerian native Tosin Sekoni, a regulatory specialist for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District, into a life-long career in science.

  • KAHC offers secure message service

    May 31, 2013

    Army Medicine Secure Messaging Service, powered by RelayHealth, brings your health care team to you, wherever you are, any time of the day. This site allows you to communicate with your doctor through secure email about non-urgent health care matters so your doctor or other members of your health care team can respond during business hours.

  • Strong will; dedication motivates Soldier to battle cancer

    May 31, 2013

    As an officer in the U.S. Army, Maj. Aaron Freeman was accustomed to facing battles on many fronts. However, when faced with the battle against a rare form of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in August 2007, nothing would be more vital to his life than the support of his immediate and military family.

  • JBM-HH supervisor briefings held

    May 31, 2013

    First and second line supervisors on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall learned more effective ways to deal with employees during briefing sessions May 29 and 30, at the town hall building on the Fort Myer portion of the joint base.

  • Regular check-ups essential for men's health

    May 31, 2013

  • Horse soldier shares photos, memories

    May 31, 2013

    On Oct. 18, 1917, the United States was six months into its official involvement in World War I. That autumn day, national newspapers reported German torpedoes were sinking American vessels in the Atlantic Ocean. Advertisements prompted those on the home front to purchase war bonds. The Chicago White Sox had just been crowned World Champions after defeating the New York Giants in the 1917 World Series. Imported Italian chocolates sold for 39 cents per pound in eastern seaboard cities.

  • Triple Nickel Tribune, May 2013

    May 31, 2013

    May 2013 edition of the Triple Nickel Tribune, the official newsletter of the U.S. Theater Engineer Brigade in Afghanistan, featuring the latest news and photographs of our engineer Soldiers, Sailors, and Airmen deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. Just click the newsletter link under "Related Files" to open the full PDF.

  • Sunset Parade opener yields to weather

    May 31, 2013

    An ominous omen rumbled from the northern Virginia sky an hour and a half prior to the May 28 Marine Sunset Parade.

  • Zembiec gets Marine lifeguards in support of afterhours events

    May 31, 2013

    A handful of U.S. Marines have been training this week to become certified lifeguards at Maj. Douglas A. Zembiec Pool on the Henderson Hall side of Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall.

  • USACE Galveston District's dam safety mission highlighted on National Dam Safety Awareness Day

    May 31, 2013

    GALVESTON, Texas (May 31, 2013) -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District will join the Association of State Dam Safety Officials and the Federal Emergency Management Agency in recognizing May 31 as National Dam Safety Awareness Day.

  • SAC-D 2013 Army Posture Statement hearing statement by SecArmy, CSA

    Jul 5, 2013

    SAC-D 2013 Army Posture Statement hearing statement by SecArmy, CSA

  • There's An App for That! New York National Guard Links Job Listing Site to Smart Phones

    Jun 3, 2013

    Looking for an employer interested in hiring members of the New York National Guard? Now there's an App for that! Thanks to a directive from Major General Patrick Murphy, the Adjutant General of New York, and the volunteer work of an Army National Guard captain, the New York National Guard's Job Zone web page is now accessible from iPhones®, iPods®, and iPads® by downloading the Job Zone application from iTunes®. These devices are the way most young New York Army National Guard Soldiers access information, said Andrew DePalo, a retired Sgt. Maj. who heads up the New York National Guard's Family Programs Office.

  • Engineers quickly return Kiowa to flight in Afghanistan

    May 31, 2013

    When Soldiers needed to replicate a key part of an OH-58D Kiowa helicopter to return it to duty, they turned to the expertise of a deployed U.S. Army civilian engineering team. After the helicopter's fuselage bracket supporting the copilot's seat sustained damage from incoming fire, the 1106th Theater Aviation Sustainment Maintenance Group Task Force 14 at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, sought a quick turnaround solution.

  • NTCC meets in Warsaw to improve Host Nation Support

    May 31, 2013

    Senior military leaders representing 20 allied and partner nations of the National Territorial Commanders Committee met here May 27 for its annual three -day meeting to streamline host-nation support coordination.

  • Chandler brings resilience, accountability message to Fort Hood Soldiers, civilians

    May 31, 2013

    Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III spent three days at Fort Hood, Texas, and managed to cover a good portion of the largest military installation in the country during his visit time.

  • Dual Ceremony Marks New LRMC Commander, Command Sgt. Major

    May 31, 2013

    In a dual ceremony, Col. Judith Lee assumed command of Landstuhl Regional Medical Center while Command Sgt. Major Timothy Sprunger assumed his role as the new LRMC Command Sergeant Major.

  • U.S., ROK forces conduct combined river crossing

    May 31, 2013

    U.S. and South Korean forces practiced bridging operations during a river crossing exercise in Yeoncheon, South Korea, a border town close to the Korean Demilitarized Zone, May 30, 2013.

  • Army to study biological decontamination of aircraft interiors

    May 31, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (May 31, 2013) -- In the aftermath of a biological attack, aircraft decontamination would be a complex, challenging process. Army researchers are looking at ways to get military aircraft decontaminated and ready to use again.

  • Between a 'rock or something' and an MRE

    May 31, 2013

    The Flameless Ration Heater, developed at Natick to warm up Meals, Ready-to-Eat in the field, celebrates its 20th anniversary this year.

  • Army engineers overcome challenges to field nonlethal weapons

    May 31, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (May 31, 2013) -- In an Army motor pool in Germany, half a dozen people are wielding wrenches, drills, and components. The noise of the drill dominates, as Soldiers drill mounting holes into Humvees.

  • Army's new mobile network to support its Afghan security mission

    May 31, 2013

    As the U.S. mission in Afghanistan evolves from full spectrum combat operations to a support role in helping Afghan forces take hold of their country's security, unit commanders emphasize the need for network mobility. Warfighter Information Network-Tactical Increment 2, the Army's improved tactical network communications backbone, was designed to fulfill such a mission.

  • WWII B29 bomber "Fifi"

    May 30, 2013

    The last flyable B29 bomber in the world, "Fifi", flies into Atlanta, Ga., to go on display with other WWII aircraft as part of a historical aviation tour.

  • USACE Galveston District proposes changes to GIWW permit setback policy; seeks public input

    May 30, 2013

    GALVESTON, Texas (May 30, 2013) -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District is seeking public input on proposed changes to its permit setback policy along the Gulf Coast Intracoastal Waterway to specifically address the oversight of construction of structures and /or fill permits along the GIWW to increase safety and preserve the ability to maintain the waterway.

  • Soldiers Update: Twin brothers

    May 30, 2013

    Two sets of twin brothers complete basic training together at Fort Benning, Ga.

  • Soldiers Update: Flag run

    May 30, 2013

    Service members assigned to the Horn of Africa remember fallen comrades with a Memorial Day tribute run.

  • Soldiers Update: Rolling Thunder

    May 30, 2013

    Motorcyclists ride in honor of Vietnam KIA and MIA during Rolling Thunder in Washington D.C.

  • Life skills

    May 30, 2013

    A key component to the sustainability of Afghan Security Forces are combat medical skills. These capabilities are being taught to all Soldiers, regardless of where they are.

  • Soldiers Journal - June 2013

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    Soldiers Journal is a monthly newscast that covers stories about today's soldier. In this edition, we do some time traveling and go back 1863 and witness the battle of Chancellorsville, we meet a four-legged war veteran who is working to adjust to life after returning from the battlefield, the 2013 warrior games conclude in Colorado, and we meet a Soldier who is keeping morale high by striking the right notes.

  • After nearly 50 years, signal headquarters to relocate

    May 30, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, Az. - After nearly 50 years on Fort Huachuca, Headquarters and Headquarters, 11th Signal Brigade, is relocating.

  • Soldier prepares for Best Warrior Competition

    Aug 19, 2013

    Sgt. Brian Sunderman strengthens his combatives skills in preparation for the Army Reserve Command's Best Warrior Competition, 2013.

  • Pennsylvania and Connecticut National Guardsmen Work Together as a Team

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    B-roll of Pennsylvania and Connecticut National Guardsmen working together as a team conducting missions in the Uruzgan Province of Afghanistan. Produced by Sgt. 1st Class Chuck Robertson. Also available in high definition

  • Tucson-based SAVAHCS receives award for performance excellence

    May 30, 2013

    Tucson -- The Southern Arizona Veterans Affairs Health Care System, or SAVAHCS, received the prestigious 2012 Robert W. Carey Performance Excellence "Trophy Award," the highest level of achievement for this prestigious award, May 16 at the SAVAHCS Tucson complex. The VA Under Secretary for Health Robert Petzel, M.D., presented the award to SAVAHCS Director Jonathan Gardner.

  • Lake Elmer Thomas Recreation Area opens for summer

    May 30, 2013

    The lakeside amenities at Lake Elmer Thomas Recreation Area opened for the season May 24 for Memorial Day Weekend.

  • Employee spotlight shines on FMWR manager

    May 30, 2013

    Cheryl Foster, Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation special programs manager, saw firsthand how her job of helping others -- is helping others.

  • Fort Campbell Soldiers Aim for "Expert" with Expert Infantryman Badge

    May 30, 2013

    Two hundred and fifty seven Soldiers started out testing for the Expert Infantryman Badge hosted by 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), May 20, which is almost a quarter of the number Soldiers who would normally test for this badge. The unusualness of this testing by 1st BCT is that just less than half the brigade is deployed to Afghanistan at the time, and it is very rare to have this type of testing at all while the unit is gone. Besides Bastogne Soldiers testing they were also joined by a few Soldiers from several other units throughout the Division.

  • STD outreach aims to keep Soldiers healthy

    May 30, 2013

    The Army Public Health Nursing program at Reynolds Army Community Hospital is educating Soldiers about the risks of sexually transmitted diseases.

  • CSA: Emerging global threats call for innovative approaches

    May 31, 2013

    "This is the most uncertain time in my 37 years of service," said Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno, referring to an increasingly complex global environment. He described that environment and what the Army needs to do to remain relevant and ready.

  • 214th FiB goes offsite to train leaders

    May 30, 2013

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- The command teams from the 214th Fires Brigade were ready to partake in their quarterly Soldier caring boards May 14 and 15 in their normal conference room, however the brigade commander, Col. Timothy Daugherty, decided to make the boards more enjoyable by taking the group to Muskogee, Okla., for a few extracurricular events.

  • Fort Sill celebrates Asian-Pacific Heritage Month

    May 30, 2013

    The 214th Fires Brigade hosted this year's Asian-Pacific American luncheon May 23 at the Patriot Club at Fort Sill.

  • Exercising with Type 2 diabetes

    May 30, 2013

    Sometimes we decide to get our health under control when we are faced with a health scare. One of those scares is Type 2 diabetes. Once diagnosed, we want to dive into better eating and exercising. However, the seriousness of this disease requires us to take the proper steps to make sure that our willingness to change our lifestyle is in tune with our doctor and diabetic coach. Having a consistent relationship with both is necessary to create the safe and long lasting management of Type 2 diabetes.

  • Fort Jackson, community remebers fallen heroes

    May 30, 2013

  • Field feeding: food service Soldiers learn to prepare meals in less-than-ideal environments

    May 30, 2013

    FORT LEE, Va. (May 30, 2013) -- If you've attended the annual Military Culinary Arts Training Event here, you probably walked away with some understanding of what food service operations are like in a garrison.

  • Albuquerque District Employees Discuss Dams, Water with Students at Water Festival

    May 30, 2013

    TRINIDAD, Colo., -- Employees from the Albuquerque Districts' Trinidad Lake Recreation Area joined more than 40 presenters at the second annual Water Festival at Trinidad State Junior College, May 16, 2013.

  • Army promotes National Safety Month

    May 31, 2013

    June is National Safety Month, and senior Army leaders are asking Soldiers, Department of the Army civilians and their family members to educate one another on risk and influence behaviors surrounding the leading causes of preventable injury and death.

  • Butterflies bring a little joy to survivors

    May 30, 2013

    FORT LEE, Va. (May 30, 2013) -- The combination of a gentle breeze blowing on a sunny afternoon, 36 butterflies fluttering into the air and support from the military community brought moments of peace and even joy to the surviving family members who attended Fort Lee's first Survivor Outreach Service May 22.

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