Archive: May 2013

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  • Korean War Slideshow

    May 20, 2013

    Official images from the Korean War.

  • Small unit with a big mission

    May 19, 2013

    PAKTIKA PROVINCE, Afghanistan (May 15, 2013) -- The 2nd Battalion, 15th Field Artillery Regiment, "Allons" deployed to Paktika Province, Afghanistan in early January. The "Allons" Battalion is the organic artillery battalion under the 2nd Brigade Combat Team "Commandos" (2/10 SFAB), 10th Mountain Division from Fort Drum, N.Y.

  • Medical Matters

    May 19, 2013

    PAKTIKA PROVINCE, Afghanistan (May 14, 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.

  • Army Community Service Hosts Command Leadership Spouse Seminar

    May 19, 2013

    Even if spouses aren't the president of a family readiness group they can still find themselves in a leadership role within the community. This program provides the tools they'll need as a valuable member of the command team.

  • Sergeant Major of the Army honors service members on Armed Forces Day

    Jun 5, 2013

    The Army's top enlisted advisor, along with senior enlisted advisors from sister services, took part in a wreath-laying ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery, Va., May 18, 2013, in honor of Armed Forces Day.

  • ANSF plans security for 2014 national election

    May 18, 2013

    Representatives from across the Afghan National Security Forces attended an update brief at the Operations Coordination Center - Regional East at Forward Operating Base Thunder May 13.

  • LMT-1 Maintains Safe and Secure Environment

    Nov 30, -0001

    Carl W. Buechner once wrote, "They may forget what you said, but they will never forget how you made them feel."

  • First and Only National Guard Stryker Brigade Prepares to deploy to Iraq

    Nov 30, -0001

    Approximately 4,000 Soldiers representing the only Stryker Brigade in the National Guard will deploy to Iraq in early 2009.

  • Veteran shares his experience during Mentorship program

    Nov 30, -0001

    Over 400 Soldiers and civilians gathered together at Camp Shelby to listen and learn from a veteran and fellow motorcycle rider's experience on a day he will never forget: June 19.

  • Guard's Only Stryker Brigade Prepares for Iraq Deployment

    Nov 30, -0001

    About 4,000 Soldiers representing the National Guard's only Stryker Brigade will deploy to Iraq in early 2009.

  • World War II Veteran Passes on History

    Nov 30, -0001

    The year was 1943 and the most widespread war in history, World War II, had been underway for four years. Mr. Thomas Fry of Hattiesburg, Miss. was enrolled in his first semester in college in Pennsylvania.

  • California Guardsmen Train For Kosovo Deployment

    Nov 30, -0001

    Nearly 100 California Guardsmen are preparing for their deployment to Kosovo in the spring of 2009 where they will be the Kosovo Forces 11 Quick Reaction Force in country.

  • Army National Guard Brigade Prepares for their First Mountain Storm

    Nov 30, -0001

    Approximately 2,500 Soldiers from ten different states will deploy to Afghanistan in a few weeks.

  • Soliders recognized at UAB during Salute to Armored Service gmae

    Nov 30, -0001

    During Veteran's Day many businesses and establishments pay tribute to those who serve our country. Among these was the University of Alabama at Birmingham who honored more than 100 Soldiers throughout Birmingham at a special Salute to Armed Services game.

  • 26.2 reasons to run

    Nov 30, -0001

    Legend tells the marathon originated as a dedication to the run of a Greek soldier, Pheidippides (fy-dippi-duhs). He ran from a battlefield in the town of Marathon, Greece, to Athens in 490 B.C. The tale goes on to say that he delivered the message, "victory," before he collapsed at his commander's feet.

  • DSC commander earns the rank of general officer

    Nov 30, -0001

    In front of soldiers and friends, Maj. Gen. Peter Lennon, commanding general of the 377th Theater Sustainment Command, promoted Brig. Gen. Michael Mann, commander of the United States Army Reserve Deployment Support Command from Birmingham, Ala., to the general officer ranks.

  • Illesheim Elementary School holds it second annual Spring Carnival.

    May 24, 2013

    The Illesheim Elementary School Parent, Teacher, and Student Association holds their second annual Spring Carnival to celebrate spring and the return of the USAG Ansbach Community Soldiers.

  • New York home gives shelter to veteran women in transition

    May 20, 2013

    This is only one of two homes in the state of New York that focuses specifically on women veterans. They've partnered with organizations that teach nursing, carpentry and mechanics to give the house residents tangible skills they can use once they move on. They've even worked with a group that taught an eight-week course in black-and-white film photography. At the end of the course, the women displayed their work at a local historical museum that brought in a huge crowd, said Laskey. "It's no longer a matter of sending care packages to deployed Soldiers … but provide support to family members and those who are coming back (from war), which is the modern way of sending the care packages," said Maj. Gen. Peter Lennon, commander of the 377th Theater Sustainment Command, about the importance of these services.

  • Graves reveal SB history

    May 20, 2013

    Cemeteries are quiet windows on the past, and the Schofield Barracks Post Cemetery has had some interesting additions -- and subtractions -- since informally established around 1909, and officially dedicated in 1912, when the first grave was filled.

  • DA photo lab 'no shows' waste resources and time

    May 17, 2013

    The Department of Army photo labs are experiencing 40-50 "no-shows" each month.

  • Hurricane & disaster preparedness must take place now, before season begins

    May 17, 2013

    As hurricane season bears down on the Pacific, from June 1 to Nov. 30, the time to prepare for a possible disaster is now.

  • 412th Theater Engineer Command hosts Engineer Planning Exercise Day Two

    May 17, 2013

  • Vets, KIAs remembered at Hamburger Hill ceremony

    May 20, 2013

    "It's a myth somebody perpetuated that if we don't do anything, nothing will happen to us. It's not true….It's just a myth that we can pull back and everything will settle down. If we pulled back, and were quiet, they'd kill us in the night. They'd come on and crawl under the wire, and they'd drop satchel charges on our bunkers, and they'd mangle and maim and kill our men." -- Gen. Melvin Zais, commanding general, 101st Airborne Division (Airmobile), 1968-1969, on the Battle of Dong Ap Bia Mountain During the Vietnam War, the 3rd Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, was known as a "nomad unit," and its Soldiers were routinely placed in enemy hot spots to engage the highly-trained, entrenched forces of the North Vietnamese Army. This hazardous charge would lead the Rakkasans into the treacherous A Shau Valley May 10, 1969, to remove enemy forces from Dong Ap Bia Mountain, or "Hill 937," during Operation Apache Snow.

  • USACE Galveston District awards $3.6 million contract to dredge Freeport Harbor channel

    May 17, 2013

    GALVESTON, Texas -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded a contract in the amount of $3,600,200 to Mike Hooks Inc., for maintenance dredging of the Freeport inside channel and turning basins in Brazoria County, Texas.

  • City slickers: Soldiers, Families navigate post at Urban Orienteering

    May 20, 2013

    "It's like getting a tour of post, but without a tour guide," said local Boy Scout Joel Bryan, about Fort Campbell's City Slicker Urban Orienteering event. Bryan, the son of deployed Chap. (Capt.) Eric Bryan, 1st Brigade Combat Team, partnered with Maj. Zach Mundell, 159th Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division, and his son, Eli Mundell for the Saturday morning event hosted by 2nd Brigade Combat Team. "They did a great job today," the major said. "They went all across post and all the way back." City Slicker was the third of 10 events scheduled in the 2013 Eagle Challenge Fitness Tour. The yearlong tour is "designed to promote healthy living and lifestyles among all age categories and fitness levels," according to the Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation website.

  • Interoperability with intelligence community paramount for DCGS-A

    May 20, 2013

    This week, the Army Intelligence and Security Command conducted a demonstration of the Distributed Common Ground System - Army, for members of the press as well as members of Congress and their staff to help them better understand the system.

  • USASAC's employee of the year leads by example

    May 17, 2013

    At a recent employee recognition ceremony, the U.S. Army Security Assistance Command named its "Employee of the Year" for fiscal 2012.

  • USACE-TVA 80-year partnership a definite plus for Cumberland, Tennessee Rivers Basin

    May 17, 2013

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 17, 2013) -- Although creation of the Tennessee Valley Authority by Congressional Act on May 18, 1933 relieved the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers of most of its role in developing the economic potential of the Tennessee River and its tributaries, the Corps retained a development and operational role on the Cumberland River and its tributaries.

  • Army partners with Air Force, Soldiers train at Air Advisor Academy

    May 17, 2013

    Trainer/mentors assigned to the 174th Infantry Brigade, Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J. train deploying Airmen on Army Warrior Tasks routinely. Thanks to a new partnership with the Air Force, the roles are reversed. This past week, nearly 70 mobilized Reserve Component Soldiers preparing for advise and assist missions in Afghanistan trained at the United States Air Force Air Advisor Academy.

  • ARCIC deputy commanding general visits NIE 13.2

    May 17, 2013

    DONA ANA RANGE COMPLEX, N.M. - Lt. Gen. Keith C. Walker, deputy commanding general, Futures and Director of the Army Capabilities Integration Center visited Fort Bliss and surrounding training areas to speak with leaders and Soldiers about emerging technology during the Network Integration Evaluation 13.2 on May 13.

  • Select recruiters become master resilience trainers

    May 21, 2013

    Recruiting Command trains and certifies 70 recruiters and civilians as Master Resilience Trainers to support and execute resilience training for USAREC's geographically dispersed Soldiers, Families, staff and Future Soldiers.

  • AWG targets NIE 13.2

    May 17, 2013

    WHITE SANDS MISSILE RANGE, N.M. -- The Asymmetric Warfare Group, or AWG, the "operational arm" of U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, is leveraging Network Integration Evaluation 13.2's multi-echelon training and live mission sets in which Soldiers from 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, are conducting tactical operations.

  • Asymmetric Warfare Group targets NIE 13.2

    May 21, 2013

    The Asymmetric Warfare Group, the "operational arm" of U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, is leveraging Network Integration Evaluation 13.2's multi-echelon training and live-mission sets in which Soldiers from 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, are conducting tactical operations.

  • Arsenal Welcome Club awards scholarships totaling $20,000

    May 17, 2013

    The Rock Island Arsenal Welcome Club honored college-bound students with scholarships during a luncheon here on May 15.

  • AWG targets NIE 13.2

    May 17, 2013

    WHITE SANDS MISSILE RANGE, N.M. -- The Asymmetric Warfare Group, or AWG, the "operational arm" of U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, is leveraging Network Integration Evaluation 13.2's multi-echelon training and live mission sets in which Soldiers from 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, are conducting tactical operations.

  • USAREC ramps up in-house marketing production

    May 21, 2013

    Army Recruiting Command is now producing more in-house marketing materials to support the recruiting effort.

  • YA13 Company-level situational training exercise

    May 17, 2013

    Indian Army Col. Prashant Kandpal, commander of 2nd Battalion, 5th Gurkha Rifles, 99th Mountain Brigade, U.S. Army Lt. Col. Phillip Sounia, commander of 3rd Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, and Maj. Gen. John W. Nicholson Jr., the division's commanding general, watch a combined force of their soldiers neutralize insurgents during a company-level field problem May 14, 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 XVIII Airborne Corps at Fort Bragg.

  • Afghans working together for security

    May 17, 2013

    An Afghan National Army soldier, 111th Capital Division, sits on top of a T-62 tank after arriving at Forward Operating Base Gamberi, May 14, 2013. The tank, along with other tanks and mechanized infantry vehicles, recently arrived at Gamberi as part of a larger force projection exercise that demonstrates the increased power and capability of the Afghan ground forces. The 111th Capital Division, based in Kabul, will conduct training with the 201st Corp, ANA, which is based at FOB Gamberi. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by 1st Lt. Sam Otto, 129th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment/RELEASED)

  • ARCIC director visits NIE 13.2

    May 17, 2013

    DONA ANA RANGE COMPLEX, N.M. - Lt. Gen. Keith C. Walker, deputy commanding general, Futures and Director of the Army Capabilities Integration Center visited Fort Bliss and surrounding training areas to speak with leaders and Soldiers about emerging technology during the Network Integration Evaluation 13.2 on May 13.

  • "Let's Move", Soldiers Motivate Local Students

    May 17, 2013

    Columbus, Ind. -- First Army Division East trainer/mentors assigned to 205th Infantry Brigade provide pre-mobilization training to tens of thousands of Army National Guard and Army Reserve Soldiers for deployment to Afghanistan and other contingency missions every year. In May however, the 205th added a new mission -- the "Let's Move" campaign launched by First Lady Michelle Obama to combat childhood obesity.

  • Researchers bring standard Army battery charger 'into the 21st century,' refine conformal battery

    May 21, 2013

    Over the past two decades the electronic devices Soldiers use and the rechargeable batteries that power them have advanced significantly, but the equipment used to recharge these batteries in the field are outdated and inefficient. The U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command's communications-electronics center, or CERDEC, is working to change that paradigm.

  • Physician returns to Army service at age 55

    Nov 30, -0001

    COLUMBUS, Ga. - Nearly two decades after he left the Army to pursue private medical practice, Dr. Clark Cobb is ready to get back in uniform.

  • USAISR Burn Center receives FDA clearance for burn resuscitation technology

    May 21, 2013

    The U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, Texas, received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for the Burn Navigator, or Burn Resuscitation Decision Support System-Mobile.

  • Fort Bliss unveils Army's first microgrid

    May 20, 2013

    Fort Bliss, Texas, has unveiled the Army's first microgrid that will reduce output, save money, provide energy security, and be a model for other microgrids throughout the base.

  • Veteran Reunited With Dog Tag 70 Years After Losing It

    May 17, 2013

    Loose change, keys and laundry, losing our belongings seems as inevitable as aging. But could you imagine one of those missing socks you wrote off actually finding its way back to you after 70 years? Neither could Alvin Krumrey.

  • NIE looks to the subterranean battlefield of tomorrow

    May 17, 2013

    Soldiers took the tunnels below White Sands Missile Range May 12 as Network Integration Evaluation 13.2 looks to fighting future battles. Members of the 1st Battalion, 6th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division launched a raid on a village represented by WSMR's Launch Complex 38. As the Soldiers advanced on the complex members of the opposing force defending the facility, played by other Soldiers, retreated into the tunnel complex below the facility.

  • Soldiers build 'strong bonds' with Families before deployment

    May 17, 2013

    Every day, soldiers, train to strengthen and improve their unit cohesion and proficiency in order to be successful on the battlefield. After months of training in the field for their upcoming deployment to Afghanistan, soldiers from the 3rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division have shifted their focus to strengthen another important factor in mission success; family readiness.

  • Revised disability evaluation system improves process for departing Soldiers

    May 20, 2013

    Fort Bragg, N.C., which is one of the Army's premier posts, continues to lead the way in ensuring that Soldiers' and veterans' needs are met during their medical evaluation board and the transition that often follows the MEB findings.

  • Division East chaplain preaches resiliency

    May 17, 2013

    As missions change, so must the training. Part of that change is taking time to reflect and recharge. Soldiers of First Army Division East did just that during a prayer breakfast.

  • Helicopter pilot's woodworking hobby whirrs into family business

    May 17, 2013

    For one Soldier, a woodworking hobby has branched into a family customized crafts business with the motto, "You imagine it, we make it."

  • Army inspector general, ASC CG visit 402nd AFSB in Kuwait

    May 17, 2013

    The 402nd Army Field Support Brigade was host to Lt. Gen. Peter Vangjel, Army inspector general, and Brig. Gen. John Wharton, commanding general, Army Sustainment Command, in mid-April.

  • Arthur S. Komori: Nisei Special Agent

    May 17, 2013

    Fort huachuca, Az.- In honor of Asian American/Pacific Islander observances, we submit the following extract from a letter written by CWO Arthur Komori in 1949 to the Commanding General of the CIC Center, Camp Holabird, Baltimore, Maryland. It clearly describes the varied critical and dangerous duties of a Counter Intelligence Corps (CIC) agent during World War II.

  • Cargo Helicopters Change of Charter

    May 17, 2013

    The Army welcomed a new leader in Army aviation acquisition during a change of charter ceremony May 16.

  • Powerlifters win big in Tucson

    May 17, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, Az. - Four months of training at Eifler Gym paid off for three Fort Huachuca powerlifters May 4.

  • Motorcycle safety and mentorship -- keep informed

    May 17, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - The Headquarters and Headquarters Company, United States Army Garrison, or HHC USAG, Fort Huachuca, hosted a Motorcycle Mentorship Program group ride and safety training event, May 9, to promote safe and fun riding.

  • Helicopter pilot's woodworking hobby whirrs into family business

    May 17, 2013

    KILLEEN, Texas -- For one Soldier, a woodworking hobby has branched into a family customized crafts business with the motto, "You imagine it, we make it."

  • Colonel ends nearly three decades of service

    May 17, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - A retirement ceremony was held in honor of Col. Michael Popovich, Fort Huachuca Training and Doctrine Command, capability manager for Intelligence Sensors, on May 10 in Alvarado Hall.

  • Leading America's Future Soldiers

    May 17, 2013

    Future Soldier leadership is not just a position you fill, said Sgt. 1st Class Michael Demott, Denver Recruiting Battalion's Citadel Career Center Future Soldier leader. Demott has one of the highest Future Soldier retention rates within the Denver Bn, and loves to talk about his Future Soldier Training Program.

  • Recruiter Journal May-June magazine online

    May 17, 2013

    In the May-June issue of the Recruiter Journal: Future Soldier Leadership TTPs, Family Resource Guide updated, Recruiters become master resilience trainers, FSTS redesign captures Future Medical Officers and Soldiers, Recruiting Standards Directorate, new claims pilot program for USAREC Soldiers and Families, SGT Star goes mobile, and more.

  • Yudh Abhyas Company-level STX lanes

    May 17, 2013

    Soldiers with the U.S. Army, 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team and Indian Army's 99th Mountain Brigade clear a village of insurgents during company-level field training May 13, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C. The training is part of Yudh Abhyas, an annual bilateral training exercise between the Indian Army and United States Army Pacific, hosted this year by the 82nd Airborne Division's parent organization, XVIII Airborne Corps.

  • NDU book addresses emerging networks that combine criminal, terrorist activity

    May 17, 2013

    A book launch was held at National Defense University's Lincoln Hall May 15 for "Convergence: Illicit Networks and National Security in the Age of Globalization," a compilation of articles dealing with the linkage of national and international criminal and terrorist networks that threaten the stability of countries and alliances. The book, published by the university's imprimatur NDU Press, is edited by Michael Miklaucic and Jacqueline Brewer, who work for NDU's Center for Complex Operations under the Institute for National Strategic Studies. The book includes 14 chapters by 18 different authors, three of whom were at the book launch participating in a panel discussion.

  • Commissary to close on Mondays due to furloughs

    May 17, 2013

    The Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Commissary will shutter its doors for 11 Mondays beginning July 8.

  • DoD Mental Health, Traumatic Brain Injury Center Receives New Director

    May 17, 2013

    The Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury (DCoE) hosted a ceremony today to welcome Navy Capt. Richard Stoltz as its new director.

  • National Women's Health Week

    May 17, 2013

    Col. Don West shares that May is National Women's Health Month and uses this as an opportunity to educate and increase awareness throughout the Army about the wide range of Women's Health programs and initiatives available to female Soldiers, spouses and other beneficiaries.

  • Training Support Activity Europe supports training throughout Europe and Africa

    May 17, 2013

    Of the 103 countries within the U.S. European Command and U.S Army Africa areas of responsibility, the Joint Multinational Training Command's Training Support Activity Europe provides support to over a third of them.

  • DoDEA students learn the science behind the magic

    May 21, 2013

    For Brian Temple, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Europe District public affairs chief, magic is a passion. On May 10, Temple integrated his hobby into his day job and taught students from Department of Defense Education Activity's Aukamm Elementary School about the science behind the magic as part of the district's science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM, educational outreach program.

  • Soldier in Afghanistan welcomes newborn son via internet

    Nov 30, -0001

    LOGAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan - U.S. Army Spc. Robert Purvis patiently waited in front of a computaU.S. Army Spc. Robert Purvis patiently waited in front of a computer and webcam at a Morale Welfare and Recreation center on Forward Operating Base Shank, Afghanistan, as his wife checked in at Labor and Delivery at Winn Army Community Hospital on Fort Stewart, Ga., May 13, 2013.er and webcam at a Morale Welfare and Recreation center on Forward Operating Base Shank, Afghanistan, as his wife checked in at Labor and Delivery at Winn Army Community Hospital on Fort Stewart, Ga., May 13, 2013.

  • Soldier learns patience key to good shooting

    May 17, 2013

    One Warrior Games athlete has only been shooting competitively for five months and has already earned gold in the offhand air rifle competition.

  • Army ROTC Cadets serve on education, humanitarian missions

    Apr 30, 2014

    Army ROTC cadets from all over the U.S will travel to one of forty countries with the Cultural Understanding and Language Proficiency program this summer to assist lesser developed countries, exchange language and cultural experiences and build better relationships in these areas.

  • Building 'Able Gym': Deployed engineers combine construction skills with passion for fitness

    May 18, 2013

    Joint team from engineer brigade headquarters devotes free time to building a gym they can truly call their own.

  • 412th Theater Engineer Command hosts Engineer Planning Exercise

    May 17, 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.

  • Physical therapist says wounded warriors succeeding in sports, life

    May 17, 2013

    A former Soldier and Navy physical therapist said he's very passionate about working with wounded warriors from all the services.

  • Football legend Herschel Walker urges troops to seek help for mental illness

    Jan 27, 2014

    Widely regarded as one of football's greatest running backs, Herschel Walker, now 51, led a successful career on the gridiron. But off the playing field, the NFL star and Heisman trophy winner struggled.

  • Yudh Abhyas enhances US, Indian Army partnership

    May 17, 2013

    The U.S. Army Pacific sponsored a bilateral training exercise between the U.S. and Indian Army May 3-17 focused on the two country's cultures, weapons training and tactics.

  • 210th Fires Brigade conducts Steel Zenith Field Training Exercise

    May 18, 2013

    PAJU, South Korea -- 2nd Infantry Division's 1st Battalion, 38th Field Artillery Regiment, 210th Fires Brigade, and 4th Chemical Company, 23rd Chemical Battalion, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, conduct decontamination training at Saint Barbara's Training Area in Paju, South Korea, May 13-17, 2013. Both the battalion Soldiers also trained with the Republic of Korea army's 9th Division, 26th Regiment, to test their systems and capabilities together, decreasing their response time to chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear threats. The training is designed to increase readiness to defend the ROK and maintain stability on the Korean peninsula. (U.S. Army Photos by 210th Fires Brigade Public Affairs Team/Released).

  • Soldiers must consider OPSEC when using social media

    May 17, 2013

    It's as easy as a click of a mouse or a tap on a smartphone, and in a few seconds sensitive Army information might be shared that could get Soldiers killed.

  • USARPAC Soldiers keep their lifesaving skills fresh

    May 16, 2013

    Combat Medics play an important role in the Army, providing first aid and trauma care to wounded Soldiers but they can't be everywhere at once and when the call for "Medic!" goes out, the first person who responds may not be an actual medic.

  • Arkansas crappie fishing is lauded by Fishhound.com

    Nov 30, -0001

    If you can believe a fisherman then here's a tale for you. We'll call them crappie in this story but they're known by many different names in Arkansas and southern Missouri: paper mouths, sacalait, slabs, specks and the large ones are called netters, the medium ones lifters and the small ones are called tater chips.

  • Army Proving Ground, academia partner to improve soldier communication networks

    May 16, 2013

    The U.S. Army Electronic Proving Ground recently started work with an academic partner at Arizona State University's Security and Defense Systems Initiative in Arizona to assist USAEPG in its mission to test the Army's networks.

  • Passing of knowledge between two opposing forces

    May 16, 2013

    The passing of institutional knowledge from one Soldier to another has been the tradition of the U.S. Army since its creation in 1775. In an effort to maintain the highest standard of common core skills in the infantry, master gunners from the Regiment advise and assist Operations Group's Dragon Team in order for them to pass this knowledge on and help them accomplish their annual Bradley Gunnery Skills Test.

  • Bridging Soldiers sling load gap crossing assets

    May 17, 2013

    Nearly 50 Soldiers assigned to 50th Multi-Role Bridge Company, 5th Engineer Battalion, conducted sling load operations May 15, 2013, across the waters of Lake of the Ozarks Recreation Area, Mo., as part of a three-day training exercise.

  • ASC supports Computers for Learning Program

    Jun 4, 2013

  • Q-and-A with Little Rock District's Water Safety Champion Russell Malahy

    Nov 30, -0001

    Official position: Natural resources specialist/SWL Water Safety Team chair Years with SWL: 3.5

  • Motorcycle rally stresses safety and rider vigilance

    May 17, 2013

    Safety was the theme of Friday's Victory Thunder motorcycle rally at Fort Jackson. Dozens of riders took to the roads during the post's annual motorcycle event, traveling from Hilton Field to Weston Lake following detailed briefings on road safety presented by Soldiers and civilians.

  • Guard's vigilance prompts arrest

    May 17, 2013

    As a gate guard for Fort Jackson, Michael Rees sees hundreds of identification cards every day. The forgeries are easy to spot, he said, so it was no surprise when a records check for an ID card that "looked off" determined that it was a fake.

  • Post preparing for impact of furlough days

    May 16, 2013

    Fort Jackson is working to prepare civilian employees for temporary pay reductions that will accompany furloughs.

  • Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler visits 4th CAB

    May 16, 2013

    Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler visited 4th CAB's brigade headquarters building and Butts Army Airfield on Fort Carson, Colo., May 15, 2013. During his visit to the area, Chandler attended the 2013 Warrior Games and visited Fort Carson Soldiers and Families.

  • Bridge to success

    Nov 30, -0001

    Mike Biggs, Corps of Engineers Little Rock District's chief of reservoir control and students from Little Rock Christian Academy assemble a bridge kit on May 14. Before the kids built the bridge Biggs explained to them the importance of engineering to bridge building. The Corps recognizes the critical role that science, technology, engineering and mathematics education plays in enabling the U.S. to remain the economic and technological leaders of the global marketplace

  • STEM, career day at Carver Elementary

    Nov 30, -0001

    Public Affairs Specialist Jay Townsend and Outdoor Recreation Planner Chris Smith from the Little Rock District demonstrate how not to wear a life jacket and how dangerous wearing one upside like a diaper could be if a swimmer became unconscious. "If he fell in the water with his life jacket on like this he would be upside down and could drown," Smith said. One of the very intelligent students from Carver promptly replied with, "Yeah, cause you can't breathe through your butt!" Smith and Townsend visited Carver Magnet Elementary School in Little Rock, Ark., for the school's annual career day May 15. Carver Magnet offers a full-range curriculum, with a focus on science and math that equips children at an early age with the academic and social skills to live in a technical world. The team spoke with 125 students from pre-k to fifth grade about the Corps' past, present and how the students could be part of the Corps' future all while stressing the importance of science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

  • STEM, career day at Carver Elementary

    Nov 30, -0001

    Outdoor Recreation Planner Chris Smith from the Little Rock District sits with pre-k and kindergarten students from Carver Magnet Elementary School in Little Rock, Ark., for the school's annual career day May 15. Smith visited with 125 students from pre-k to fifth grade telling them how cool her job is and how to pursue a career with the Corps in the future. "I've been with the Corps for 34 years, and I've been wearing this uniform the whole time, well ... not this exact uniform but one like it," Smith said to get a laugh from the students. Smith used her time to focus on water safety, while Public Affairs Specialist Jay Townsend talked about the district's past, present and how the students could be part of the Corps' future all while stressing the importance of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Carver Magnet offers a full-range curriculum, with a focus on science and math that equips children at an early age with the academic and social skills to live in a technical world.

  • Employee Spotlight: Reflecting on Hawaiian heritage, Corps employee shares her pride

    May 16, 2013

    Though born on Elmendorf Air Force Base in Alaska, Hawaii is home to this self-proclaimed "army brat." For Renee Sedlak, growing up and attending school during her father's three separate tours in the Aloha State enlightened her about her heritage.

  • French Army logistics general visits FORSCOM, Fort Bragg

    May 17, 2013

    French Army logistics officers visit U.S. Army Forces Command to discuss military sustainment tops with Fort Bragg's senior logisticians. The visit included briefing at the FORSCOM Marshall Hall headquarters, virtual trainer and parachute rigging demonstrations and a tour of the Airborne and Special Operations Museum in nearby Fayetteville, N.C.

  • Shoulder-to-shoulder: U.S., Filipino Soldiers train to purify water

    May 16, 2013

    A team of U.S. Army Soldiers and civilians helped the Filipino people purify more than 14,000 gallons of water during a joint military exercise in April. The water-purification project, part of the Balikatan 2013 Exercise, demonstrates the U.S. military's significant commitment to stand "shoulder-to-shoulder" during military operations as well as humanitarian assistance and disaster relief missions in the Pacific region, said Jim Muldoon, the science advisor assigned to U.S. Army Pacific at Fort Shafter, Hawaii.

  • TACOM EEO Office sponsors workshop on women in senior level positions

    May 16, 2013

  • Fort Rucker 10-miler preps team for D.C. run

    May 16, 2013

    Silence fell as the countdown began before more than 100 runners shot off the starting line to begin the Fort Rucker Army 10-miler May 11.

  • Iron Aviator: Captains compete for coveted title

    May 16, 2013

    Like a scene out of a horror movie, Soldiers broke through a low-hanging fog that blanketed the installation as they competed against each other to earn one of Fort Rucker's most coveted titles.

  • Spouse club awards record amount in scholarships

    May 16, 2013

    Soldiers and Families came together at Divots at the Silver Wings Golf Course May 13 to honor and congratulate the recipients of this year's Fort Rucker Community Spouses Club scholarships.

  • Division East Chaplain preaches resiliency

    May 16, 2013

    Spiritual resilience, one of five dimensions of strength within the Army's Comprehensive Soldier Fitness program, is designed to help service members define the deepest part of themselves. It requires a conscientious strengthening of beliefs, principles and values, according to CSF program.

  • Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage celebration set for May 20

    May 16, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Team APG will present the installation's annual Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month program 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Myer Auditorium, Bldg. 6000 May 20.

  • LAHC celebrates National Women's Health Week

    May 16, 2013

    Lyster Army Health Clinic will celebrate National Women's Health Week now through May 18 by helping women make health their top priority.

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