Archive: May 2013

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  • Warrior Games three-peat for Army wheelchair basketball

    May 22, 2013

    Two years ago, the Army ran away with the wheelchair basketball gold medal, defeating the Marine Corps, 44-19, at the 2011 Warrior Games. Last year, Army once again conquered Marines, 54-34. This year, the Army did it once again during the 2013 games.

  • 80 Year old US Army Colonel and former Army Corps Inspector General not yet ready to fully retire.

    May 21, 2013

    At an age when most people live their days at home, enjoying their family, their grandchildren, and the life they have created, Col. Philip Hoge, U.S. Army (retired) , has chosen a different path. At the age of 80, Col Hoge is currently working full time for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), spearheading the agency's long-term recovery efforts in response to Super Storm Sandy. When he's not being tasked by FEMA to handle federal emergency response, he acts as a consultant to a number of other federal agencies and private companies.

  • All-In: Army Engineers unite in solving global military engineering issues

    May 28, 2013

    In one of the most momentous occasions in the history of the United States Army Engineer Regiment, the 412th Theater Engineer Command's Engineer TEC-ASCC Planning Exercise (ENTAPE) has proactively brought all of the Army engineering components together to bridge capability gaps in an era of declining resources.

  • Memorial Day and Summer Safety Message

    May 24, 2013

    This Memorial Day, 27 May 2013, we will pay honor and tribute to all the men and women who gave their lives defending our nation and enabling us to enjoy the many freedoms we know as Americans. With your support, we can make this holiday weekend more memorable by not losing a single Soldier, Family member, or Civilian employee to needless accidents or injuries.

  • Law Enforcement Dinner Banquet

    May 21, 2013

    Dugway Proving Ground, UT Directorate of Emergency Service's (DES) hosted a Law Enforcement Dinner Banquet on Saturday, May 18 2013. Partnering with our neighboring agencies, Tooele County Sheriff's Office and Grantsville City Police Department, we had a total of 84 attendees.

  • Universities team up, provide realistic training

    May 21, 2013

    With cameras rolling, reporters bombarded the Soldier at the podium with hard-hitting questions. The Soldier, remaining calm and focused, responded to each with information about sustainment operations.

  • Natick observes Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

    May 22, 2013

    Soldiers and civilians gathered at the Natick Soldier Systems Center to observe Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month May 15.

  • 3d ESC promotes safety awareness

    May 21, 2013

    Soldiers from the 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) participated in a summer safety training day May 17 at Haszard Auditorium.

  • Army teams with Navy--everyone wins

    May 21, 2013

    The U.S. Army Public Health Command's Ship Rider program deploys an Army E-5 or E-6 veterinary food inspection specialist to select Military Sealift Command combat stores ships to inspect food shipments

  • Oklahoma tornado coverage

    May 21, 2013

    Oklahoma National Guard in Moore, Okla., assisting with tornado relief efforts.

  • Guardsmen Respond to OK Tornadoes

    Nov 30, -0001

    ©2013- Oklahoma National Guardsmen are assisting with search and rescue at an elementary school destroyed by Monday's tornado.

  • Troops use battlefield technology in search for Oklahoma survivors

    May 21, 2013

    National Guard Soldiers and airmen are using thermal imaging and night vision gear to look for survivors of the Oklahoma tornado.

  • National Guardsmen Join Search for Oklahoma Survivors

    Nov 30, -0001

    © 2013 - One of the first National Guard Soldiers on the scene of tornado destruction describes how he was overwhelmed by the destruction.

  • 3d ESC preaches contentment

    May 21, 2013

    "Three things to remember: It's not just about me, you can trust God, and finally, always hunt the good stuff," said Chaplain (Lt. Col.) David A. VanderJagt, command chaplain of the 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), during a prayer breakfast held 15 May at Cantigny Dining Facility.

  • STRIKE DINING FACILITY SETS ARMY STANDARD

    May 21, 2013

    The Strike food service specialist Soldiers of the 526th Brigade Support Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), won the Department of the Army's Philip A. Connelly Award and was also presented the Commanding General's Best Dining Facility Award, during a ceremony held outside of the Strike Dining Facility, May 16.

  • Division West's first lady pledges FRG support to brigades at Fort Bliss

    May 21, 2013

    FORT BLISS, Texas -- For 30 years, Sylvia Phipps and husband Maj. Gen. Warren E. Phipps, Jr., Division West commanding general, have supported Soldiers and their Families.

  • A canine's farewell: Soldiers pay tribute to faithful working dog

    May 21, 2013

    WIESBADEN, Germany - One of the best memories Spc. Veronica Pruhs has of Military Working Dog Linda is the day they were on patrol and Linda trotted over to a car so she could get a better smell through a window that was open a crack. Linda indicated there were drugs inside the car, and she was correct. Military Police officers found two grams of marijuana inside the car's center console. "She knew her job and she was really sweet," said Pruhs, who worked with Linda for 10 months.

  • Team Wiesbaden takes home the gold at U.S. Forces Europe Boxing Championships

    May 21, 2013

    WIESBADEN, Germany - A pair of female MPs delivered the dynamite that blew the lid off an already supercharged evening of determination and grit at the U.S. Forces Europe Boxing Championships in Wiesbaden May 11.

  • IMCOM CG Sends -- Memorial Day Holiday Safety Message 2013

    May 21, 2013

    This Memorial Day, we pause to honor those who gave their lives to protect the liberties afforded to all Americans. Every generation has had its heroes; and ours are our Soldiers, defending our freedoms around the world today, and their Families, supporting them at home.

  • Students STEAM up Elementary school

    May 21, 2013

    Students take the lead on science and art exhibits at the Elementary school.

  • Oklahoma National Guard responds to Moore devastation for search and security assistance

    May 21, 2013

    Nearly 250 members of the Oklahoma National Guard were assisting May 21, 2013, with victim search and security in Moore, Okla., where a monster tornado left 24 dead, including 9 children, authorities said.

  • SMA gets update on Army space capabilities

    May 22, 2013

    SMA Chandler visits SMDC Soldiers

  • Indian, US Paratroopers make helicopter jump

    May 21, 2013

    Indian and U.S. Army paratroopers with the 50th Independent Para Brigade and 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division exit a CH47 Chinook helicopter during a partnered airborne training exercise May 15, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C. The training is part of Yudh Abhyas, annual bilateral training between the Indian Army and United States Army Pacific, hosted this year by the division's parent organization, the XVIII Airborne Corps.

  • Oklahoma Guard responds to Moore devastation for search, security assistance

    May 21, 2013

    Nearly 250 members of the Oklahoma National Guard were assisting, May 20, 2013, with victim search and security in Moore, Okla., where a monster tornado left at least 51 dead, including 20 children, authorities said.

  • Experts warn travelers of pickpockets

    May 21, 2013

    Commotion, jostling in crowd could be a distraction for theives

  • Approval first, then Autobahn

    May 21, 2013

    Visitors must obtain customs approval before driving in Europe

  • AFN to tweak decoder settings, June 4-24

    May 21, 2013

    Those with TKS will not be affected

  • Memorial Day Holiday Safety 2013

    May 21, 2013

    Memorial Day is a time of reflection, to remember the sacrifices of those who have come before us and those who have served with us in service to this great Nation. This Memorial Day, we honor and extend our gratitude to those who gave their full and final measure and thank our Soldiers for their service.

  • Community to honor fallen for Memorial Day

    May 21, 2013

    USAREUR commander reminds community to keep 'memorial' in holiday

  • BAMC Medical Team Impacts Lives in Honduras

    May 21, 2013

    A medical team from Brooke Army Medical Center made a lasting impact in Honduras last month during a two-week urology medical readiness training exercise.

  • USAREC CSM: You Inspire & Motivate the Future of Our Army

    May 21, 2013

    During my time in this command, I have been blessed to observe an evolution that included uniform changes, countless regulatory and policy improvements, and so many "pilot" programs the number escapes me! However, one thing never changed: We have always been -- and will forever be -- the Army's trusted ambassadors to the American people charged with living the Army Values and having the highest levels of standards and discipline.

  • New York National Guard Soldiers learn the lessons of the mat at Camp Smith Combatives training

    May 21, 2013

    New York Army National Guard Soldiers are developing the skills of hand-to-hand combat during combatives training classes taught at Camp Smith Training Site. "It builds confidence, it makes you feel proud, it builds up their warrior spirit.You're going to know how to survive. When you're attacked, you're not going to run, you're going to know how to react," said 1st Sgt. Thomas C. Strauss.

  • Sledgehammer Brigade Receives New Command Team

    Nov 30, -0001

    Col. Charles D. Costanza and Command Sgt. Maj. Michael D. Green assumed command and responsibility, respectively, of the 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, during a ceremony May 17, at the National Infantry Museum Parade Field near Fort Benning, Ga.

  • USAREC CG: Thank You & Farewell

    May 21, 2013

    Robyn and I want to personally thank every member of the USAREC team, not only for your tremendous service and sacrifice, but also for your friendship and commitment to this great organization we call the U.S. Army.

  • Four RDECOM NCOs vie for top honors

    May 21, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- Four Soldiers will test their physical fitness, endurance, technical aptitude and reasoning skills May 20 to 23 as they vie for honors in the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command.

  • Army Emergency Relief Campaign on Okinawa exceeds campaign goal

    May 21, 2013

    This year's Army Emergency Relief Fund campaign has officially ended, and Army personnel on Okinawa exceeded their goal by nearly $20,000.

  • Soldier builds atypical program, challenges status quo

    May 21, 2013

    Staff Sgt. LuQuan Smith, who is also a range-safety noncommissioned officer for Joint Multinational Training Command, spends much of his free time enhancing other peoples' lives.

  • Torii Station hosts luau for spouses of deployed Service members

    May 21, 2013

    A break in the start to Okinawa's rainy season allowed the Deployed Spouses Luau to go off without a hitch on Saturday at Torii Beach, giving military families the opportunity to socialize while enjoying the Torii Beach Water Park, children's activities, a hula show and a stunning sunset.

  • 10th Regional Support Group supports America's Armed Forces Kids Run

    Nov 30, -0001

    Twenty-one soldiers from 10th Regional Support Group cheered on and provided logistical support for more than 200 registered participants May 18 during the America's Armed Forces Kids Run. This event is held annually on Kadena Air Base in celebration of Armed Forces Day.

  • Korean Cultural Night honors U.S. troops in Seoul

    May 22, 2013

    South Korean civilian officials honored American service members at the fourth annual Korean Cultural Night, in Seoul, May 17, 2013.

  • MEPS orientation helps recruiters prepare applicants for enlistment processing

    May 21, 2013

    Recruiters are encouraged to attend new recruiter orientation at their Military Entrance Processing Station (MEPS) to better prepare Army recruits for initial enlistment processing.

  • SGT STAR goes mobile; Prospects get answers to questions anywhere, any time

    May 21, 2013

    The Army's intelligent virtual assistant (IVA) known as SGT STAR, which stands for 'Strong Trained And Ready,' is in Android app form on mobile devices, making him even easier to talk to and more accessible to the Millennial Generation -- the Army's target market.

  • Army makes final delivery of IA-407s to the Iraqis

    May 21, 2013

    The Project Office for Armed Scout Helicopters, along with several representatives from different organizations on Redstone Arsenal, Ala., made the eighth delivery of the Iraqi Armed-407 Bell helicopters to Iraq.

  • Commands team up for 2013 Best Warrior competition

    Oct 4, 2013

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO (May 20, 2013) -- "Together Everyone Accomplishes More" was heard frequently as 36 Soldiers and noncommissioned officers from across the Army gathered at Camp Bullis for the first Joint Base San Antonio Best Warrior competition May 11-17, 2013.

  • SMA, wife visit Joint Task Force Carson

    May 20, 2013

    Remaining ready and resilient while adapting to budget cuts was the constant theme Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III shared with members of the Fort Carson community May 15-16.

  • Airborne MPs receive pepper spray certification

    May 20, 2013

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. -- The Military Police leadership of the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division hosted pepper spray training for MPs across the division who required the certification May 15, 2013. The training, which is mandatory for all military law enforcement before they may carry the painful and often demobilizing chemical, serves the dual purpose of allowing Soldiers to understand and feel the effects, and be able to perform their law enforcement functions in the event of a cross-contamination, said Sgt. 1st Class John Murphy, the 2nd BCT Provost Marshal's Office noncommissioned officer in charge.

  • DOD schools, Corps of Engineers partner to advance STEM education

    May 21, 2013

    The Army Corps of Engineers and the Department of Defense Education Activity chose an elementary school to announce a new partnership meant to advance science, technology, engineering and math education in schools, May 20, 2013, in Quantico, Va.

  • 490th Civil Affairs Battalion Supports BTH-El Salvador

    May 20, 2013

    The 490th Civil Affairs Battalion from Grand Prairie, Texas, provides support during Joint Humanitarian Exercise, Beyond the Horizon - El Salvador.

  • Military Newcomers honored, sworn in for Armed Forces Day

    May 20, 2013

    Deep in Central New York roughly 70 newly enlistees were honored and sworn into the military on Armed Forces Day, at the historic General Nicholas Herkimer's Home, by Maj. Gen. Peter Lennon, commander of 377th Theater Sustainment Command.

  • Pacific Signal Best Warrior competes for fallen brother

    Aug 26, 2013

    Many people compete to honor comrades who have made the ultimate sacrifice. However, in the 311th Signal Command (Theater) annual 2013 Best Warrior Competition, one Soldier competed to honor someone who was more than a fallen comrade; he competed to honor his younger brother.

  • Spouses unite powers for Super Hero Block party

    May 20, 2013

    Military Spouse Appreciation

  • A bond between battle buddies was broken

    May 20, 2013

    Military Working Dog

  • Training big

    May 20, 2013

    Soldiers with 1st Battalion, 76th Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Third Infantry Division, fire the M777 Howitzer

  • USAG Fort A.P. Hill commander signs Community Covenant

    May 20, 2013

    U.S. Army Garrison Fort A.P. Hill, Va. commander Lt. Col. Peter E. Dargle and several Virginia military leaders gathered in Fredericksburg, Va. recently to sign the Fredericksburg Region Armed Forces Community Covenant. The signers represented the Army, Navy, Air Force and Marines as well as the Virginia National Guard.

  • Warrior Diplomats' train for Shared Accord '13

    May 20, 2013

    Captain Mary Avriette, DVM instructs Soldiers of Co. A, 82nd CA Bn., on the critical skills required for safely working with horses during large animal training in preparation for Shared Accord '13.

  • 1/228th Provides MEDEVAC Support During BTH-El Salvador

    May 20, 2013

    An Army South Medical Evacuation unit from Soto Cano Air Base in Honduras provides MedEvac support during Beyond the Horizon - El Salvador

  • Whatever it takes: 1st CAB aviators conduct self-extraction training

    May 20, 2013

    Spent brass fell like rain near the spinning rotors of the OH-58 Kiowa helicopter. The scene around the landing zone at the mouth of Afghanistan's Arghandab River Valley was like something out of a movie. Moments earlier, Soldiers on a dismounted patrol hit two anti-personnel improvised explosive devices. The blasts killed two members of the patrol immediately and left another fighting for every breath after losing his lower jaw in the explosion. As the patrol worked to regroup and treat their wounded, the enemy fighters continued their assault with small arms fire. Two Kiowa crews also on patrol in the area heard the radio calls from the infantrymen on the ground and flew in to assist. The aircrews knew the medical evacuation helicopter was likely too far away to get to the casualty fast enough and wanted to do whatever they could to assist.

  • Division West pays tribute to nation's fallen heroes

    May 20, 2013

    FORT HOOD, Texas -- As part of a week-long focus remembering the fallen, Division West Soldiers stood in place of a sister division, laying a wreath at the 4th Infantry Division Memorial May 20.

  • A Deadly Combination

    Aug 14, 2013

    Growing up in the early 1980s in Mississippi, I performed a number of unsafe activities on a daily basis - whether just for fun or because nobody knew any better. We flew through the woods on dirt bikes, jumped off bridges into the creeks below and operated large farm equipment at way too early an age, just to name a few. I remember being 5 years old and riding on the fender of my grandfather's tractor while he ran the disc over his field before planting crops, usually at a pretty good rate of speed. Looking back, one slip is all it would have taken for me to have been chopped to pieces!

  • The Spartan elite strives for more

    Nov 30, -0001

    The 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, Third Infantry Division's new Pre-Ranger assessment course finished with a three-day field training exercise out here, April 24-26. This FTX was the culmination of more than a month of training and testing; with each candidate's goal to be granted a slot to go to the U.S. Army Ranger School.

  • Army Baseball sweeps Holy Cross to win PL Championships

    May 20, 2013

    The Army baseball team is heading back to the NCAA Regionals for the second consecutive season as the third-seeded Black Knights swept top-seeded Holy Cross to win the Patriot League Championship Series May 19 at Fitton Field in Worcester, Mass.

  • 81st RSC paving the road to resilience

    May 20, 2013

    Most any online dictionary will define resilience as follows: Oxford English dictionary: 1. the ability of a substance or object to spring back into shape; elasticity 2. the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties; toughness

  • JBM-HH summer activities heating up, pools to open soon

    May 20, 2013

    Summer activities on Joint Base Myer-Henderson hall are heating up. Movies under the Moon will kick off the summer season.

  • Safety precautions during summer

    May 20, 2013

    During the summer months, it is important to take extra measures to step up our safety awareness.

  • Soldiers, veterans celebrate Armed Forces Week at Natick

    Jun 7, 2013

    In conjunction with Armed Forces Week, Natick Soldier Systems Center, Mass., held a series of gatherings for current Soldiers and veterans, May 15-17, 2013.

  • Provost Marshal General Hosts Twilight Tattoo

    May 21, 2013

    Provost Marshal General MG David Quantock was the host for the Military District of Washington's Twilight Tattoo military pageant May 15, 2013.

  • Son's First Salute

    May 20, 2013

    Many people use Skype to stay connected with friends and loved ones. This is especially true for one deployed Soldier who didn't want to miss this family event. Army Sergeant Patrick Wolfe explains. Soundbite from Master Sgt. Marshall Rader. Also available in high definition

  • McConville Visits Thunder

    May 20, 2013

    Members of the Operational Coordination Center-Regional in Gardez based at the 203rd Thunder Corps brief coalition and Afghan National Army leadership on current operations and upcoming events for Regional Command East-Afghanistan May 13, 2013. Available in high definition.

  • War of 1812 bicentennial: Chesapeake Campaign

    May 20, 2013

    War became up close and personal in 1813 for areas close to present-day Aberdeen Proving Ground. United States logistical and naval sites became targets of the first British Chesapeake Bay Campaign during the War of 1812. Unfortunately civilians of the young United States suffered collateral damage at the hands of the British forces.

  • Afghans Organize Plans

    May 20, 2013

    Members of the Afghan National Security Forces come together under one roof to coordinate joint operation planning for upcoming events south of Kabul, Afghanistan May 13, 2013. This Afghan managed organization maintains communication and synchronization between he pillars of ANSF. Available in high definition.

  • VIDEO: 412th Theater Engineer Command hosts Engineer Planning Exercise

    May 20, 2013

    The 412th Theater Engineer Command hosts the Engineer TEC-ASCC Planning Exercise (ENTAPE) May 16-18, 2013, Orlando, Fla., in order to bridge the engineering capability gaps of the Army Service Component Commands and to resource the gaps identified with Army Reserve engineer assets. Engineering professionals from the active-duty Army, United States Army Corps of Engineers, United States Army Reserve Command, United States Army Engineer School, Army National Guard, 416th and 412th TECs collaborated to examine ASCC resource issues in an era of declining defense budgets and reductions to the Army and engineer formations.

  • SMA Chandler Visits Fort Carson - Long Version

    Nov 30, -0001

    Sergeant Major of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III attends the 2013 Warrior Games and visits with Soldiers at Fort Carson, Colorado.

  • Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond Chandler visits Fort Carson

    May 20, 2013

    Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond Chandler visited Fort Carson, Colo., to speak with Soldiers and leaders about important issues and to directly answer their questions.

  • 21st TSC Soldiers contend for Best Warrior

    Aug 26, 2013

    Nineteen Soldiers from units throughout Europe converged on the Grafenwoehr training area in order to compete for the title of Best Warrior during the 21st Theater Sustainment Command's 2013 Best Warrior competition, May 16 -- 20.

  • Chandlers honor Armed Forces Day

    May 20, 2013

    Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy Mike D. Stevens, Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III, and his wife Jeanne, Marine Corps Sgt Maj Micheal P. Barett and Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force James A. Cody stand during the playing of the service medley's in honor of Armed Forces Day at the Ampitheater in Arlington National Cemetery, Va., May 18, 2013.

  • Design, Submit & Win Contest Winner - Dugway Proving Ground

    May 20, 2013

    Congratulations to Dugway Proving Ground! Their design, by Michael A. Trapp, was chosen for use in the National Military Spouse Appreciation Day Campaign.

  • AMC announces its 2012 Dellamonica awardees

    May 20, 2013

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Annually, U.S. Army Materiel Command selects the top employees from throughout the command to receive the Louis Dellamonica award.

  • U.S. Army medical personnel deploy as part of security force advisory teams

    May 20, 2013

    The 2/10 Security Forces Assistance Brigade deployed several U.S. Army medical personnel as part of the Security Force Advisory Teams in support of Operation Enduring Freedom 13.

  • The importance of personnel conferences in the U.S. Army Chaplain Corps

    May 20, 2013

    Chaplain (Colonel) Bryan Walker, Personnel Director, Office of the Chief of Chaplains (OCCH), explains the significance of personnel conferences in the U.S. Army Chaplain Corps.

  • Ordnance School welcomes new commandant

    May 20, 2013

    The U.S. Army Ordnance School welcomed Col. John F. "Jack" Haley as its new commandant and Chief of Ordnance, during a change of command ceremony May 17. Haley arrived at Fort Lee from the U.S. Army Materiel Command, where he served as the special assistant to the commanding general.

  • Here comes the boom! Fighter Soldiers train for battlefield demolitions

    May 21, 2013

    More than 120 blocks of C4 explosives were detonated May 16 during demolitions training here conducted by the 515th Engineer Company, 5th Engineer "Fighter" Battalion.

  • Army Europe provides venue for U.S., multinational Special Forces training

    May 21, 2013

    The 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne), from Fort Carson, Colo., met Special Forces units from four European nations at Grafenwoehr Training Area, April 16-28, to prepare for an upcoming mission in Afghanistan.

  • Morning show host celebrates Belvoir's Soldiers and Families

    May 20, 2013

    Fort Belvoir hosted a live radio show Monday in the USO Warrior and Family Center. Boxer, 98.7 WMZQ-FM Morning Show host, talked with Belvoir leaders about military history, the Fort Belvoir Community Hospital, and military technology to name a few topics. The visit is part of the morning show's Military Appreciation Week, in which Boxer visits several military installations to learn about the latest military activities and to honor the courage of servicemembers and Families.

  • 741st Quartermaster Company provides water purification for exercise Ardent Sentry

    May 20, 2013

    The 741st Quartermaster Company, South Carolina Army National Guard, deployed their tactical water purification system during the Ardent Sentry training exercise at Barnwell's Lake Brown, May 18. Their mission was to purify lake water into potable water.

  • 412th Theater Engineer Command Engineer Planning Exercise (ENTAPE) comes to a close

    May 28, 2013

    The Engineer TEC-ASCC Planning Exercise (ENTAPE) hosted by the 412th Theater Engineer Command in Orlando, Fla. ended May 18, 2013, after three days of discussion and friendly debate.

  • Exploring olden times at Soave Castle

    May 20, 2013

    Hundreds of second-graders from Vicenza Elementary School stormed Soave Castle May 7, exploring dungeons, soldiers' living quarters and how the Canis Signorius or Top Dog lived. The field trip was part of VES's focus on history, culture and society studies, said second-grade teacher Nancy Hacker.

  • AEC, 20th SUPCOM Warriors named APG NCO, Soldier of Year

    May 20, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Eight "outstanding" candidates put their best boots forward while vying for the honor to be named Aberdeen Proving Ground Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year for the next 12 months during an April 26 selection board. At the end of the day, Sgt. 1st Class Kishann T. Smith was selected as the APG NCO of the Year while Spc. Adedeji A. Adeniji was named the APG Soldier of the Year. Smith is assigned to the U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command's Army Evaluation Center while Adeniji serves with the 20th Support Command (CBRNE). During the next year, both will serve as APG ambassadors during various post and community events.

  • Vicenza students bring character lessons to life

    May 20, 2013

    Most of us know that honesty is the best policy, but how do you teach that lesson to youngsters who can't always tell the difference between fantasy and reality? At Vicenza Elementary School, the play's the thing to bring that lesson home.

  • Army wheelchair basketball team dominates at Warrior Games

    May 20, 2013

    Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III fires up the U.S. Army wheelchair basketball team during a huddle after their victory against the U.S. Air Force team during the 2012 Warrior Games at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo., May 2, 2012.

  • Area Educators honored by Army War College leaders

    May 20, 2013

    Army War College leaders honored top educators of the region's five school districts and Saint Patrick's School, while celebrating a strong commitment and caring support to military children.

  • Vicenza seventh-graders hunt through history in Mantova

    May 20, 2013

    More than 40 Vicenza Military Community teenagers, teachers and chaperones swarmed into the Lombard city of Mantova, Italy, May 10, 2013, on a scavanger hunt through the history of the best known for its art, architeture and musical associations. They had fun and learned a thing or two along the way.

  • 10th RSG tests its capabilities during exercise in Japan

    Nov 30, -0001

    The 10th Regional Support Group conducted its command post exercise April 1-5 at Torii Station's Renegade landing zone.

  • Soldiers earn top honors as USARJ's best

    Nov 30, -0001

    The 14 soldiers from mainland Japan and Okinawa displayed their warrior skills and talents to see who would be named U.S. Army Japan Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year during USARJ's Warrior Challenge competition April 22-25 on Okinawa, Japan.

  • Soldier defeats the odds to become USARJ Soldier of the Year

    Nov 30, -0001

    The Army simply defines resiliency as having the ability to "hunt for the good stuff" and bounce back from a significant emotional event to overcome a situation or crisis. It's something Spc. Mara E. Snowman, a euphonium player with the United States Army Japan Band, can relate to.

  • Military police in Japan recognize National Police Week

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers, sailors, airmen and Marines from military police units on Okinawa participated in a Defender's Challenge competition May 14 on Kadena Air Base, Japan.

  • 10th Regional Support Group shares lessons learned

    Nov 30, -0001

    The 10th Regional Support Group traded in their office and living space this week for a more austere location for five days, at the helicopter landing zone on Torii Beach. But they were not the only ones present for this learning experience.

  • 15th Brigade Japan Ground Self-Defense Force and 10th Regional Support Group officer exchange

    Nov 30, -0001

    The 15th Brigade, Japan Ground Self-Defense Force invited seven officers from the 10th Regional Support Group to Camp Naha in late April to learn what life is like for a JGSDF officer.

  • 1st Battalion, 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne) jump from new heights

    Nov 30, -0001

    Members of 1st Battalion, 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne) took to the skies on May 3 and conducted airborne proficiency training on Ie Shima Island, Japan.

  • Army Teams Triumphant at 2013 Naha Dragon Boat Race in Japan

    May 20, 2013

    The Army Dragon Boat teams competed at Naha Port, Okinawa, Japan, May 5, 2013, and were the only service that could successfully sound off with the following cadence at the end of the day: "Sittin' in my dragon boat, beating my drum, Paddled so hard, til' the trophies won."

  • 10th RSG leaders get smart on Article 15 and UMCJ procedures

    May 20, 2013

    Senior enlisted noncommissioned officers and officers of the 10th Regional Support Group assembled for a leader's professional development session May 8 at Kadena's Keystone Theater to go over military law procedures.

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