Archive: Jun 2013

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  • Working to bring home missing brothers, sisters

    Jun 10, 2013

    Jason Kaye and other members of the Joint Prisoner of War, Missing in Action Accounting Command seek to account for every American service member missing in this nation's conflicts since World War II.

  • 238th Army Birthday Wreath Laying and Purple Heart ceremony

    Jun 3, 2014

    Secretary of the Army John McHugh and Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond Chandler place a wreath at the Mount Vernon tomb of George Washington, the first President and Commander-in-Chief of the United States of America, June 10, 2013, in Alexandria, Va. This the beginning of a week of commemorations and other events in the Washington, DC, area to commemorate the Army's 238th Birthday.

  • Seat belts: a disciplined choice

    Aug 14, 2013

    June isn't just National Safety Month - it's also the beginning of summer and the season of road trips and vacations. Unfortunately, the Army loses nearly two squads of Soldiers a year in accidents where seat belts weren't used. The numbers are going down from the spike we saw in 2010, when 29 unbelted Soldiers died, to 13 at the close of fiscal 2012. Accident reviews show that had seat belts been worn, nearly half these Soldiers would still be in the ranks because the survivable space inside their vehicles wasn't compromised.

  • 'Sticking' it to Vehicle Accidents

    Jun 11, 2013

    Often, a simple approach to safety can be effective. What started as an aggressive, revamped vehicle backing safety program evolved into a unique initiative that reduced Fort Knox transportation motor pool nontactical vehicle accidents by 50 percent. Here's how we did it:

  • June 8, 2013 -- CSA's remarks at the Army War College graduation ceremony

    Jun 21, 2013

    June 8, 2013 -- CSA's remarks at the Army War College graduation ceremony

  • HHB, 210th Fires Bde. Soldiers face their fears

    Jun 9, 2013

    INJE, South Korea -- Soldiers from Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 210th Fires Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, participate in the Warrior Adventure Quest at X Game Resort June 7, 2013, in Inje, Gangwon Province, South Korea. Soldiers were able to face challenges and conquer fears as they took part in outdoor activities such as, ATV riding, water rafting, bungee jumping, and zip lining. The Soldiers of 210th Fires Bde. are, and always will be, the centerpiece of its organization. (U.S. Army photos by Cpl. Kim Han-byeol, 210th Fires Brigade public affairs specialist/Released).

  • US, ANA cooperation snuffs extremist attack

    Jun 9, 2013

    An Afghan National Army soldier tosses a fire extinguisher to a U.S. soldier during an extremist mortar attack on Combat Oupost Zerok, May 27, 2013. The attack started a fire at Zerok, which soldiers quickly brought under control. The ANA returned fire and cleared the enemy from the area while the U.S. called in air support. The ANA's 3rd Kandak, 2nd Brigade, 203rd Corps overwhelmed the enemy during Operation Zafar, a 10-day security patrol into Afghanistan's Nikeh District. The kandak cleared dozens of villages and brought security to the district with little assistance from American forces. U.S. forces from 2/10 Security Forces Assistance Brigade accompanied the ANA to offer tactical advice and emergency assistance. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Spc. Mark VanGerpen, 129th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment/RELEASED)

  • US supports ANA with air medevac

    Jun 9, 2013

    A U.S. Black Hawk helicopter fires a flare while departing Combat Outpost Zerok, bearing a wounded Afghan National Army soldier May 27, 2013. U.S. and ANA forces came under heavy fire during Operation Zafar, a 10-day security patrol into Afghanistan's Nikeh District. The ANA's 3rd Kandak, 2nd Brigade, 203rd Corps overwhelmed extremists during the mission, clearing dozens of villages and securing the district with little assistance from the Americans. U.S. forces from 2/10 Security Forces Assistance Brigade accompanied the ANA to offer tactical advice and emergency assistance. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Spc. Mark VanGerpen, 129th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment/RELEASED)

  • US supports ANA with air medevac

    Jun 9, 2013

    U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Joel Irby, platoon sergeant, 4th Platoon, Company D, 14th Infantry Regiment, 2/10 Security Forces Assistance Brigade, helps Afghan National Army soldiers of 3rd Kandak, 2nd Brigade, 203rd Corps bear a wounded ANA soldier to the aid station at Combat Oupost Zerok, May 27, 2013. There was no litter available, so the soldiers improvised and carried the casualty on a cot. The casualty was assessed by ANA and U.S. medics, then evacuated on a U.S. medevac helicopter. The ANA took the lead on first response treatment procedures during Operation Zafar, a 10-day security patrol into Afghanistan's Nikeh District. U.S. forces accompanied the ANA as advisers and assisted with air and fire support when necessary. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Spc. Mark VanGerpen, 129th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment/RELEASED)

  • US supports ANA with air medevac

    Jun 9, 2013

    Afghan National Army soldiers from 3rd Kandak, 2nd Brigade, 203rd Corps help a wounded comrade to a medevac helicopter at Combat Outpost Zerok, May 23, 2013. ANA soldiers took the lead on first response care during Operation Zafar, a 10-day security patrol operation into Afghanistan's Nikeh District. They cared for three casualties throughout the mission. U.S. forces from 2/10 Security Forces Assistance Brigade stood back during the operation, limiting their involvement to advice and, if necessary, air and fire support. The casualties were airlifted to safety on U.S. aircraft. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Spc. Mark VanGerpen, 129th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment/RELEASED)

  • ANA brings security, supplies to Nikeh District

    Jun 9, 2013

    A child carries a bundle of paper and a bag of hand sanitizer he received from the Afghan National Army to his home near the village Warjana Kalay, May 29, 2013. The ANA's 3rd Kandak, 2nd Brigade, 203rd Corps distributed supplies to villages they cleared during Operation Zafar, a 10-day security patrol into Afghanistan's Nikeh District. The kandak cleared extremists out of dozens of villages during the operation and brought security to the district with little assistance from U.S. forces. American soldiers from 2/10 Security Forces Assistance Brigade accompanied 3rd Kandak to offer advice and emergency assistance during the mission. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Spc. Mark VanGerpen, 129th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment/RELEASED)

  • Laghman province strives to boost economy through farming

    Jun 9, 2013

    Eric Dorbeare, senior agricultural adviser, Regional Command-East, United States Department of Agriculture, greets Dawlatz Zai, director of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock, before a key leader engagement to discuss agricultural production in Laghman province at Forward Operating Base Mehtar Lam, May 18, 2013. Farming is an important part of Laghman province's economy with almost 90 percent of the population employed by agriculture. The group discussed ways to improve farming production in order to boost the economy. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by 1st Lt. Sam Otto, 129th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment/RELEASED)

  • Laghman province strives to boost economy through farming

    Jun 9, 2013

    Eric Dorbeare, senior agricultural adviser, Regional Command-East, United States Department of Agriculture, listens to line directors of Laghman province at Forward Operating Base Mehtar Lam, May 18, 2013. Line directors brought concerns and recommendations for U.S. forces to work together to increase agriculture production in Laghman province. Farming is an important part of Laghman province's economy with almost 90 percent of the population employed by agriculture. The group discussed ways to improve farming production in order to boost the economy. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by 1st Lt. Sam Otto, 129th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment/RELEASED)

  • Laghman province strives to boost economy through farming

    Jun 9, 2013

    U.S. Army Master Sgt. Daniel Gilliss, noncommissioned officer in charge, Civil Military Assistance and Advisory Team, Security Force Assistance and Advisory Team 7, Company A, 486th Civil Affairs Battalion, Oklahoma Army National Guard, based out of Tulsa, Okla., introduces himself to Laghman provincial line directors at Forward Operating Base Mehtar Lam, May 18, 2013. Pnina Levermore, (sitting at the head of the table) sub-national governance adviser, United States Agency for International Aid, works with line directors to assist them with USAID programs with an emphasis on budgeting. "My focus is with the provincial council and the line directors. And working with them, cause they are the ones that represent the ministries down at the provincial level," said Levermore, a native of San Francisco, Calif.. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by 1st Lt. Sam Otto, 129th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment/RELEASED)

  • Currahee soldiers receive combat patch on D-Day anniversary

    Jun 9, 2013

    U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Clarence K. Chinn, deputy commanding general for Afghan Development South, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Combined Joint Task Force 101, presents Spc. Thaddeus Ivory, a wheeled vehicle mechanic with the 4th Battalion, 320th Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), with the 101st Airborne Division combat patch during a ceremony at Forward Operating Base Lightning in Ghazni province, Afghanistan, June 6, 2013. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Spc. Ryan Scott/Released

  • Currahee soldiers receive combat patch on D-Day anniversary

    Jun 9, 2013

    U.S. Army 1st Sgt. Amara Fofana, senior adviser for Forward Operating Base Lightning Garrison Support Unit, 4th Battalion, 320th Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division(Air Assault), presents Pfc. Kevin Rodriguez, a cannon crew member, with the 101st Airborne Division combat patch during a patching ceremony for at Forward Operating Base Lightning in Ghazni province, Afghanistan, June 6, 2013. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Spc. Ryan Scott/Released)

  • US Army Prior Planning is Essential to Bring Disaster Relief to Indonesia

    Jun 10, 2013

    If knowledge is power, Indonesia and the United States stockpiled it at Gema Bhakti, a humanitarian assistance and disaster relief exercise held at the International Peace and Security Center here from June 6-10, 2013.

  • Disaster relief exercise builds relationships in Asia-Pacific region

    Jun 10, 2013

    Trust and teamwork are some of the key components of humanitarian aid, according to some United States Army and Indonesian military officers who took part in a Pacific Resilience Disaster Response Exercise and Exchange, held at the International Peace and Security Center in Sentul, Idonesia, June 3-6, 2013.

  • Task Force Durable transfers authority to Task Force Lifeliners in Afghanistan

    Jun 11, 2013

    A ceremony was held to denote the transfer of authority of sustainment operations and retrograde support at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, June 8.

  • Odierno spotlights leader development strategy at Army War College graduation

    Jul 15, 2013

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno discussed the Army War College education in context to the Army's new Leader Development Strategy 2013, during his speech at the graduation ceremony for resident class of 2013, at Carlisle Barracks, Pa., June 8, 2013.

  • Picatinny honors fallen New Jersey service members

    Jun 8, 2013

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. -- Picatinny Arsenal officials honored eight New Jersey-connected service members who lost their lives in 2012 while serving in the U.S. Armed Forces in Afghanistan during a private ceremony earlier today. Eight fallen servicemembers were memorialized with red oak trees in memory of each warfighter.

  • Easy Company supports ANSF mission

    Jun 8, 2013

    KHOWST PROVINCE, Afghanistan -- U.S. Soldiers with Easy Company, 2nd Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division,supported Soldiers of the Afghan National Army's 2nd Kandak, 1st Brigade, 203rd Corps during a mission in Khowst Province, Afghanistan, on June 2, 2013.

  • 'Manchus' demilitarize Combat Outpost Talukan in Southern Afghanistan

    Jun 10, 2013

    Soldiers of Company B, 4th Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment "Manchu," tore apart the combat outpost in Southern Afghanistan that was their home for nearly seven months, May 30, 2013.

  • CTF 4-2 soldiers receive Purple Heart Medal from under secretary of the US Army

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    On the morning of May 11, Sgt. Joseph Moore was riding in a Stryker driven by Pfc. Steven Bergen. Following an improvised explosive device attack, his next few memories included looking up and seeing UH-60 Black Hawk rotors. The next thing he knew, Moore was completely naked in front of strangers in a place he didn't recognize.

  • Afghan artillerymen gain technological experience to improve firing ability

    Jun 8, 2013

    Afghan National Army artillerymen with the fire direction center, Artillery Coy, 6th Kandak, 4th Infantry Brigade, 203rd Corps, trained on the Afghan Gunnery Computer, or AGC, June 3, at Combat Outpost Doshe Towp.

  • Provincial efforts in Logar prepare Afghanistan for security responsibility

    Jun 8, 2013

    As Afghan National Security Forces assume responsibility for security ahead of the U.S. Forces draw down in 2014, the Operational Coordination Center, Provincial unifies security agencies across Logar province.

  • US advisers provide Afghan police valuable training

    Jun 8, 2013

    U.S. Members of the Logar Afghan Uniformed Police Security Force Advise and Assist Team with 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, trained a team of Afghan National Civil Order Police how to counteract improvised explosive devices at Patrol Base Pul-e-Alam, May 23.

  • 4th BSTB conducts route clearance patrol in Khowst Province

    Jun 8, 2013

    KHOWST PROVINCE, Afghanistan -- Soldiers with 1st Platoon, Company A, 4th Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, conduct a route clearance patrol on May 25, 2013.

  • Evidence collection training supports Afghan legal system

    Jun 8, 2013

    In Afghan rule of law, all Afghan citizens are considered innocent until proven guilty, and the evidence collection process helps ensure a fair judicial process. U.S. military and civilian advisors with 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, advised 20 members of the Afghan National Civil Order Police (Gendarmerie) 4th Kandak, 1st Brigade, on the evidence collection process, June 3, at Patrol Base Pul-e Alam, to ensure every arrest and case can be proven in a court of law.

  • White Currahee, ANA conduct mission in Khowst Province

    Jun 8, 2013

    Soldiers with Fox Company, 2nd Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, supoprt the Afghan National Army on a mission in Khowst Province, Afghanistan, on May 30, 2013.

  • Task Force Lifeliner Medics Value Training

    Jun 11, 2013

    Medics and other first responders with Task Force Lifeliner put their skills to test during a training exercise focused on a mass-casualty situation, June 7, at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan.

  • Pacific Army Week

    Jun 7, 2013

    The U.S. Army, Pacific celebrates the U.S. Army's 238th birthday with a series of command and community events held from June 9 - 14 on and around Army installations in Hawaii.

  • Salvadoran band member proud to serve country, keep JTF Jaguar staying motivated

    Jun 7, 2013

    SONSONATE, El Salvador - For Soldiers participating in Beyond the Horizon-El Salvador 2013, the sound of a bugle is often heard here.

  • Junior chef team takes healthy recipes to competition

    Jun 7, 2013

    A group of Fort Campbell students sizzled in the kitchen, May 22, when the high school's Junior Chef Team won the regional competition held at the Christian County Cooperative Extension Education Center in Hopkinsville. Competing against Trigg County High School, team members of the newly-formed Falcons' team were unsure of who would take the top chef prize.

  • 'To tell the Soldier's story, you must fight by their side'

    Jun 7, 2013

    Staff Sgt. James P. Hunter was posthumously awarded the Kentucky Medal of Freedom, May 28. His Family accepted the honor during a ceremony held in Lexington, Ky. In April of 2009, I, then Pfc. Joe Padula, was introduced to a young, strong man of about 24 years old. He stood tall in a stance, built with confidence. He wore a combat patch on his right sleeve. I could tell this man has been tested before, and I was a lost Soldier at Fort Campbell who had just found Staff Sgt. James P. Hunter -- thank God. Hunter was the combat correspondent for the Strike Brigade, the 101st Airborne Division's 2nd Brigade Combat Team, one of the most decorated and deployed units in the Army. His job there was to tell the Strike Soldier's story, and he did so like no other before him. Through his writing, pictures, videos, radio broadcasts, social and global media, Hunter took the Army Public Affairs standard to the next level.

  • Softball: Outcasts take out Sauce All-Stars

    Jun 7, 2013

    Summer isn't the only thing in full swing as Fort Rucker intramural softball hits its regular-season stride.

  • Vacation Bible School children get life-size experience

    Jun 7, 2013

    Vacation Bible School returns to Fort Rucker June 10-14 from 8:30-11:30 a.m., but this year's event promises a life-size experience with the Wilderness Tabernacle Adventure.

  • Children's theater back in town

    Jun 7, 2013

    Fort Rucker Directorate of Family, Morale, Welfare and Recreation hosts the Missoula Children's Theatre to allow area youth a chance to audition for parts in a summer production of "Rapunzel."

  • Volunteering opens doors, strengthens Army

    Jun 7, 2013

    With the downsizing in the civilian and military workforce, across the nation volunteers are becoming more and more valuable.

  • Pamper Yourself provides relaxing time for spouses

    Jun 7, 2013

    Colorful lighting, the smell of vanilla and a hint of jazz set the atmosphere May 31 at the Pamper Yourself event designed to cater to Fort Rucker spouses.

  • Don F. Pratt Museum presents D-Day living history exhibit

    May 1, 2014

    Self-proclaimed military history buff Lt. Col. Joel Hamby steps back in time to D-Day this weekend. Hamby and a handful of active duty Soldiers, former service members and civilians will depict World War II Soldiers as part of the Don F. Pratt Museum's annual Normandy Living History Exhibit Saturday, June 8, 2013. The event focuses on a key part of the 101st Airborne Division history -- June 6, 1944. "It's an important touchstone for the Division's history," said Hamby, rear detachment commander for the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division.

  • Knowing employer helps when applying for a job

    Jun 7, 2013

    John Doe had done his job search by the letter. He had attended the five-day Transition Assistance Program Job Assistance Workshop, decided on career goals, written and re-written his resume, composed a great cover letter, researched job leads and made it to the interview.

  • Department of Defense Self-Service Logon to enable access to online DOD self-service sites

    Jun 10, 2013

    As Army Knowledge Online moves to next-generation enterprise services, Army retirees and family members will access DOD online self-service sites through the more secure Department of Defense Self-Service Logon, called "DS Logon."

  • Belvoir's lifeguards ready to respond to emergencies

    Jun 7, 2013

    With Memorial Day weekend behind us, summertime has arrived. Thoughts have turned to a long break from school, Family vacations and outdoor recreation -- including perhaps the most popular leisure activity of all … swimming. Last weekend pools across the country opened their gates to welcome thousands of patrons eager to start celebrating summer break and the return of sunshine and warm weather.

  • Army engineer uses his noodle fishing on reality TV

    Jun 10, 2013

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. (June 10, 2013) -- Seven years ago, Allen Neuschwander took the plunge, literally and figuratively, into a new sport. At the time, it was largely an unknown sport. Today, however, thanks to reality television, many have heard about the southern sport of hand fishing.

  • Youth baseball player targeting cure for arthritis with hit-a-thon

    Jun 7, 2013

    A Fort Belvoir youth is hosting a hit-a-thon to raise awareness and help find a cure for an arthritic disease on June 15 at 1 p.m., at Specker Field House. Regan Sinclair, 13-year-old first basemen and pitcher for Fort Belvoir's Rangers baseball team, and his parents are hosting the event to help Regan and others suffering from Spondyloarthritis, an illness that causes pain in the joints and spine.

  • Family Life Center workshop offers marriage success tips

    Jun 7, 2013

    Marriage is a 24/7 task whether you're newlyweds or partners celebrating your 25th anniversary. Couples seeking ways to improve their relationship or are preparing for marriage should consider participating in the Family Life Ministry and Training Center's free Marriage Workshop.

  • DAA aircraft fly neighborly with community peace in mind

    Jun 7, 2013

    Leadership at Davison Army Airfield respects the privacy of residents, employees and wildlife by adhering to a Fly Neighborly Program. The program includes measures with regards to altitude and routes to reduce the impact the aircraft's noise has on community members.

  • Dignity and provision for the All American Division

    Jun 10, 2013

    A flat tire or an unexpected home repair can put a strain on even the most budget-conscious person's finances, especially if it comes towards the end of a pay period. While these costs may simply be an annoyance to some, to others it can mean the difference between feeding their family and going hungry until their next paycheck.

  • Rule number one, you do not talk about Gamberi fight club

    Jun 7, 2013

    LAGHMAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan -- What would you do if someone punched you in the face? Would you run away or take a step back, put your guard up and defend yourself? Deployed servicemembers and civilians took advantage of a Modern Army Combatives Program (MACP) class taught by certified instructors at Forward Operating Base Gamberi.

  • Hatbox letters mystery: Forgotten notes forge bonds

    Jun 7, 2013

    What began as a trivial consignment purchase 15 years ago ended with a pair of siblings obtaining a priceless link to their past. Pamela Gilliland was at an estate sale in Drumright, Okla., when she came across an old hatbox, which she purchased for $1. Once home, she discovered that the box contained a treasure trove of correspondence -- 250 handwritten letters to Mr. and Mrs. E.H. Harvill from their sons, Robert and Eural, highlighting their experiences as WWII-era Soldiers -- one stationed at Fort Campbell.

  • APG civilians score big in state power lifting match

    Jun 7, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Four members of Team APG challenged themselves and excelled at a recent powerlifting competition in Columbia, Md.

  • DPW environmental teams win Army, DoD awards

    Jun 7, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Surpassing its already stellar record of executing a cost-effective environmental cleanup program, the Directorate of Public Work's Installation Restoration Program recently was recognized with two prestigious awards from the Secretary of the Army and the Department of Defense.

  • APG to celebrate Army Birthday with Organizational Run and Cake

    Jun 10, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - All APG Soldiers, family members, retirees, and government employees are invited to celebrate the Army's 238th birthday.

  • Last-mile vanpool replacing shuttle

    Jun 7, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Last-mile vanpools have replaced the Installation-run shuttle, which provided a connection from the Aberdeen train station to post. The shuttle started in March 2011 when the Maryland Transit Authority adjusted the morning MARC train schedule traveling north from Washington D.C, to better accommodate APG employees. However, due to funding cuts the service ended April 30.

  • Army Suggestion Program suspended

    Jun 7, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - In accordance with a Department of the Army, Office of the Administrative Assistant to the Secretary, Memorandum dated April 19, 2013, the Army's Suggestion Program, formerly known as the Army Ideas for Excellence Program, has been suspended.

  • Team of responders updates Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon

    Jun 7, 2013

    A sense of "team" and a united effort was expressed at a meeting between Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon, local partners and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers today in West Alton, Mo.

  • Staff Sgt. Amanda Sheffey

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    Staff Sgt. Amanda Sheffey talks to a military reporter about her military family and her military career.

  • Capt. Jacob Gadd

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    Capt. Jacob Gadd talks to a military reporter about why he joined the Army and what his experience has been as a Blackhawk helicopter pilot.

  • Couples rock out to Max Impact at USO date night

    Jun 7, 2013

    Military couples at Fort Belvoir rocked out to hit tunes performed by Max Impact, the premiere rock band of the U.S. Air Force, May 29 during the USO Warrior and Family Care Center's "Your USO Meal" Date Night. Spending time away from their daily work and parenting responsibilities was relaxing for the couples, according to Meryl Turner of Woodlawn Village.

  • Soldiers volunteer, mentor children

    Jun 7, 2013

    PUEBLO, COLO. -- A day in the sun, carnival games and giant smiles on the faces of elementary school students were the rewards for the 41 Soldiers who volunteered to help mentor children and run a carnival at Prairie Heights Elementary School in Pueblo, May 17. Soldiers from Company B, 404th Aviation Support Battalion, 4th Combat Aviation Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, volunteered to help the faculty run the game booths during the school carnival, which served as the latest event supported by the battalion as part of its community outreach program.

  • Interviews for Military Channel-17 FiB

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    2LT Nathan Rolls, Field Artillery Officer, 17th Fires Brigade, 7th Infantry Division, interview segments for military channel special for Army Birthday. Available in high definition.

  • Interviews for Military Channel-16 CAB

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    SPC William House, supply specialist, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade, 7th Infantry Division, interview segments for military channel special for Army Birthday. Available in high definition.

  • Fort Bragg Army 238 Birthday Shout Outs

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    Seven Service Members and Veterans wish the Army a Happy Birthday from Fort Bragg.

  • Military spouses explore Family-friendly jobs

    Jun 7, 2013

    Military spouses from Fort Belvoir and the surrounding communities learned about job opportunities with flexible hours from local business representatives, Wednesday during the Army Community Service Center's Employment Readiness Program's Family friendly job fair at the ACS building. Spouses spoke with representatives from The Major Group, Army and Air Force Exchange Service, The Military Spouse Employment Partnership, Kelly Services and other companies present about jobs that will accommodate their schedules.

  • Interviews for Military Channel-17 FiB

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    SPC Julius Lomosbog, Geospatial Engineer, 17th Fires Brigade, 7th Infantry Division interview segments for military channel special for Army Birthday. Available in high definition.

  • Interviews for Military Channel-16 CAB

    Jun 10, 2013

    SPC Angelia Lopez, aviation operation specialist, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade, 7th Infantry Division interview segments for military channel special for Army Birthday. Available in high definition.

  • Nosh and Learn focuses on aid to Holocaust survivors

    Jun 7, 2013

    Members of Fort Belvoir's Jewish congregation learned what the U.S. State Department is doing to help bring a level of justice for Holocaust survivors during a Nosh and Learn meeting, Sunday at the Religious Education Center. Ambassador Douglass Davidson, U.S. State Department Special Envoy for Holocaust Issues, discussed his work over the last three years to help create programs for Holocaust survivors, while congregation members noshed on late afternoon snacks.

  • Garrison distributes furlough proposal letters to employees

    Jun 7, 2013

    U.S. Army Garrison Fort Belvoir leadership distributed 460 furlough proposal letters to employees between May 30 and June 4. The proposal letters informed employees they're required to take one day off per week without pay between July 8 and the end of the 2013 fiscal year as a result of the automatic budget cuts, known as sequestration. The length of the furlough amounts to 11 days which is roughly 5 1/2 pay periods.

  • Soldier Show to offer fun Father's Day entertainment

    Jun 7, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - APG community members can enjoy an especially entertaining Fathers Day Sunday, June 16 at 7 p.m. at the post theater with the 2013 U.S. Army Soldier Show, a 75-minute song-and-dance production by active duty, Army Reserve and Army National Guard Soldiers.

  • AER campaign exceeds goal

    Jun 7, 2013

    Exceeding expectations is a concept many strive for, but Fort Rucker does more than just strive for excellence -- it achieves it, with the latest example being exceeding an aggressive fundraising goal.

  • Pfc. Edgar Uribe

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    Pfc. Edgar Uribe talks to a military reporter about his time in the military for the 2013 Army Birthday. Also available in high definition

  • 1-145th AVN changes command

    Jun 7, 2013

    The passing of a unit's color from one officer to another is a symbolic military tradition that is carried out during a transition between incoming and outgoing commanders.

  • CTC rotation, home station linked in training exercise

    Jun 7, 2013

    A unique training event will digitally link a unit at a Combat Training Center with a home station unit, helping commanders create dynamic exercises. The Global Simulation Capability (GSC) of the National Simulation Center (NSC) is working with the 10th Mountain Division on this new type of training exercise. The NSC is a subordinate organization of the Combined Arms Center -- Training (CAC-T), Fort Leavenworth.

  • Spc. Nathan Hamelund

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    Spc. Nathan Hamelund talks to a military reporter about his time in the military for the 2013 Army Birthday. Also available in high definition

  • Sgt. Thomas Cutler

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    Sgt. Thomas Cutler talks to a military reporter about his time in the military for the 2013 Army Birthday. Also available in high definition

  • Spc. Taeseok Kang

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    Spc. Taeseok Kang talks to a military reporter about his time in the military for the 2013 Army Birthday. Also available in high definition

  • Deputy SECDEF visits Fort Rucker

    Jun 7, 2013

    Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter spoke to about 150 Soldiers and Department of the Army civilians at Fort Rucker June 4 during a visit to learn more about the Army's rotary-wing flight program and the importance of the installation to the state of Alabama.

  • Army Future Dentist wins Oklahoma City Marathon "back to back"

    Jul 8, 2013

    U.S. Army Future Soldier 2nd Lt. Jocob Buhler is a dental student using the Health Professions Scholarship Program to complete his education.

  • Sgt. 1st Class Casey Stovall - Birthday Greeting

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    Sgt. 1st Class Casey Stovall of delta company, 210th Brigade Support Battalion, 2/10 SFAB wishes his daughter a happy birthday from Paktika Province, Afghanistan. Also available in High Definition.

  • Protect personal information to prevent stolen identity

    Jun 7, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, Az. - In 2012, identity theft was the number-one complaint filed with the Federal Trade Commission, or FTC. In 2011, Arizona was the number-one state in complaints of identity theft. Since 2003 Arizona has ranked either first or second nationally in reports of identity theft, according to the Arizona Identity Theft Coalition. Arizona was the first state to enact an identity theft law in 1996 and is a mandatory report state.

  • 2013 Army Birthday Third Army/ARCENT HQ

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    SPC Mathis, Parker SPC Bammerlin, Daniela SSG Lafo, Marc SGT Levens, Jeremy and LTC Benson, Garrick Give a Army Birthday Shoutout Available in High Definition.

  • MVC team works behind scenes, makes housing ready

    Jun 7, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - When it comes to residential maintenance and landscaping, Mountain Vista Communities, or MVC, has a secret weapon -- the Make Ready Team, or MRT.

  • California first responders train for response on former Fort Ord

    Jun 10, 2013

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - Given the recent devastation in Oklahoma, it is not difficult to imagine a major earthquake, people displaced, casualties, communications down, roads disabled and people in dire need of immediate medical treatment.

  • Brigade activation strengthens contracting capability

    Jun 13, 2013

    Officials from the Army Contracting Command activated the 419th Contracting Support Brigade during a ceremony June 7 at Fort Bragg, N.C., in a continuing effort to provide installation and operational contracting support to Army commands.

  • NETCOM remembers fallen Soldiers

    Jun 7, 2013

  • Dining facility commemorates fallen chaplain

    Jun 7, 2013

    Memorial Day is a time to commemorate soldiers who have fallen in battle- past and present. Chaplain (Capt.) Dale Goetz is, to this date, the only chaplain to have been killed in war since 1970.

  • EPG, academia partner to improve Soldier communication networks

    Jun 7, 2013

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

  • Sexual-assault prevention and response site provides resources for service members

    Jun 7, 2013

    The Department of Defense's sexual assault policy is that this crime has no place in the United States Armed Forces. Our men and women serving throughout the world deserve nothing less. Their leaders, both military and civilian, are committed to maintaining a workplace environment that rejects sexual assault and reinforces a culture of prevention, response and accountability. This website is a resource for all those who deal with or have been affected by this sensitive issue. Together we can achieve a culture free of sexual assaults.

  • Superintendent leaves after eight years of educational service

    Jun 7, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - On June 27, Dr. Ronda Frueauff, Fort Huachuca Accommodations Schools superintendent, will close out eight years of civilian service to the Fort Huachuca community.

  • To ensure readiness, National Guard in need of warrant officers

    Jun 7, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, Az. - With the Warrant Officer Corps sitting at only 80 percent strength, the Army National Guard, or ARNG, is taking strides to increase this number and ensure readiness.

  • Reserve Soldier's experience brings joint training closer to home

    Jun 9, 2013

    "I lost half of my roof at home, and the neighborhood was pretty hurt. We didn't lose everything, but we lost a lot."

  • 'Iron discipline' earns 1-87 Safety Streamer

    Jun 7, 2013

  • NETCOM adds another general to fort's ranks

    Jun 7, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - The newest general officer on Fort Huachuca received his first star during a ceremony Monday at the Network Enterprise Technology Command headquarters building here.

  • Adjutant General's Corps welcomes 8 into Hall of Fame

    Jun 7, 2013

    Fort Jackson welcomed eight men and women into the Adjutant General's Corps Hall of Fame last week, a roster that included the deputy commandant of the Adjutant General School at Fort Jackson.

  • Redstone shows appreciation to Asian Pacific heritage

    Jun 7, 2013

    Lt. Gen. Thomas Bostick has grown accustomed to the question, "What are you?"

  • Tobacco cessation classes available at Rader

    Jun 7, 2013

    Becoming tobacco-free is more challenging than simply putting out a cigarette or throwing out your chew and saying that's it.

  • FMWR establishes new, instant 'know zone' text service

    Jun 7, 2013

    It's not who you know, it's what you know in the information age, and Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall's Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation can get you in that "know zone" if you text OKFMWR to 99000.

  • DES director shares leadership vision

    Jun 7, 2013

    Throughout his 19-year military career, Lt. Col. Macedonio R. Molina, director of Emergency Services and provost marshal on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, has served in a myriad of positions and garnered a lot of experience to develop his leadership vision and philosophy.

  • Army's chief engineer encourages next generation

    Jun 7, 2013

    To the casual observer it is just a photo, but to a young student in Virginia it means much more than that -- it's a dream.

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