Archive: Jun 2013

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  • Future leaders provide more than 14,500 meals to people in need

    Jun 27, 2013

    Far from the classroom, Fort Rucker students are making a difference serving local Wiregrass communities.

  • Memorial ceremony honors service of military working dog

    Jun 27, 2013

    Fort Carson and local community members gathered June 22 for a memorial ceremony for Emir, a retired military working dog who was adopted by a retired Fort Carson Soldier.

  • Flight school students execute 'Zero Defect' honors mission

    Jun 27, 2013

    Rendering final honors to deceased military members is considered by many Soldiers as the highest demonstration of gratitude that one can bestow upon grieving Families.

  • Love, money focus of new program

    Jun 27, 2013

    Fort Carson Army Community Service hosted a finance and romance seminar June 20 to provide couples with tools to better their lives in both areas.

  • Post opens up Splash! to public

    Jun 27, 2013

    There are a host of choices to choose from when it comes to deciding how to cool off during the summer, but Fort Rucker is making that decision easier now that Splash! Pool and Spray Park is open to the general public.

  • Food inspector watches what you eat for health and safety

    Jun 27, 2013

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. - The last line of defense in the quality and safety of the food that military servicemembers, veterans, and family members purchase for consumption at the installation's commissary lies in the hands of one Soldier, Sgt. Christine Agyemann-Ott.

  • Army ammunition plant gets new commander

    Jun 27, 2013

    McALESTER, Okla. -- The nation's premier bomb and warhead loading facility welcomed a new leader during a change of command ceremony on the grounds adjacent to its headquarters here, June 25.

  • Audie Murphy Club expands

    Jun 27, 2013

    Three Soldiers joined prestigious company as they were inducted into Fort Rucker's Sergeant Audie Murphy Club during a ceremony at the U.S. Army Aviation Museum June 20.

  • Fort Carson event treats single Soldiers to day of fun

    Jun 27, 2013

    About 300 Soldiers participated in Fort Carson's first Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers carnival-like Single Soldier Day at Iron Horse Park June 20.

  • Knowledge Newsletter 6/26/2013

    Jun 27, 2013

  • Conference empowers, educates, encourages Ironhorse spouses

    Jun 27, 2013

    Chaplains of the 1st "Ironhorse" Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division hosted the first Ironhorse Spouse's Conference June 18 at Fort Hood, Texas.

  • Seminar cultivates way forward following Hurricane Sandy

    Jun 27, 2013

    FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate and Lt. Gen. Thomas P. Bostick, commanding general of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), co-hosted the 2013 Senior Leaders' Seminar (SLS) recently at FEMA Headquarters.

  • Soldier joins Army at age when many look to retire

    Jun 27, 2013

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- If you ask Soldiers why they enlisted in the Army, some say they joined to get money for college, a better life for their Family, or a chance to travel and enjoy multicultural experiences. Others say they did not know what else to do, or "I always wanted to be a Soldier."

  • Fort Drum community spends day in Alexandria Bay for Riverfest 2013

    Jun 27, 2013

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- A beautiful sunny day greeted more than 4,500 Soldiers and Family Members who traveled Thursday to Alexandria Bay to participate in Riverfest activities.

  • 10th Mountain welcomes new division chaplain

    Jun 27, 2013

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Soldiers, Family Members and friends of the 10th Mountain Division (LI) congregated June 18 at Riva Ridge Chapel to say goodbye to Chaplain (Lt. Col.) John L. Kallerson and to welcome Chaplain (Lt. Col.) Tony S. Petros as their new division chaplain.

  • 10th BSB earns 'Distinguished Unit of Regiment' designation

    Jun 27, 2013

    FORT LEE, Va. -- The Quartermaster Corps honored 10th Brigade Support Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (LI), as Distinguished Unit of the Regiment along with 16 Hall of Fame inductees during the annual Regimental Review here June 6.

  • Fort Sill employee shines on red carpet

    Jun 27, 2013

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- Normally, she sits at the front desk for Fort Sill's Public Affairs Office. Last Friday, Francine Frisch walked the red carpet for a special advance screening of Disney/Jerry Bruckheimer Films' "The Lone Ranger" at Carmike Cinemas in Lawton.

  • Army confirms one brigade will be inactivated at Fort Drum

    Jun 27, 2013

    The Department of the Army announced Tuesday that the 3rd Brigade Combat Team of the 10th Mountain Division (LI) at Fort Drum will be among a dozen BCTs that will be inactivated as part of a reorganization plan.

  • First Army Command Video

    Jun 27, 2013

    First Army Command Video

  • Natick lifeguards pool resources

    Jun 27, 2013

    It's that time of year again -- time for fun in the sun and endless hours by the pool.

  • Patriots' role with Contingency Expeditionary Force mission

    Jun 27, 2013

    In addition to its primary duty of training mobilized service members for the Deployment Expeditionary Force mission, upwards of 40 Trainer/Mentors from the 174th Infantry Brigade served as embedded Observer/Coaches augmenting the 78th Division Combat Support Training Exercise at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J.

  • Rigger to rugger: AIT Student helps All-Army team win rugby sevens tourney

    Jun 27, 2013

    FORT LEE, Va. (June 27, 2013) -- Following its come-from-behind victory over the Navy during a rugby sevens tournament title game June 2 in Chester, Pa., the scene in the All-Army locker room was one that was contradictory to a celebration. Instead, there was a mood of somberness marked by reflection and tears, said Col. Mark Drown, the coach.

  • Traumatic Brain Injury spotlight graphic

    Jun 27, 2013

    Traumatic Brain Injury spotlight graphic

  • US consul general visits USAG Ansbach, Urlas

    Jun 27, 2013

    U.S. Consul General William Moeller of the U.S. consulate in M√ľnchen, which oversees Bavaria as its consular region, visited U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach in Middle Franconia June 26.

  • Outreach-KONTAKT Ansbach brings USAG Ansbach, Stadt Ansbach communities together

    Jun 27, 2013

    Americans living in Germany have a new means by which they can connect to their host nation. The Outreach-KONTAKT Ansbach Club holds its inaugural meeting July 2 at 6:30 p.m. at Zum Mohren -- Pfarrstrasse 9 -- in Ansbach.

  • JMTC welcomes Brig. Gen. Piatt

    Jul 1, 2013

    Change of command ushers in a new commander for JMTC

  • Bamberg celebrates German-American friendship

    Jun 27, 2013

    The city and county of Bamberg invited their American neighbors to a traditional German-American friendship week event.

  • Champoux assumes command of Eighth Army

    Jun 30, 2013

    The U.S. Army's top operational command on the Korean Peninsula held a change-of-command ceremony, June 27, 2013.

  • 2 CR cases colors in preparation for Afghanistan

    Jun 27, 2013

    In order to formally represent the unit's rapidly approaching departure to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, 2d Cavalry Regiment Troops conducted a colors casing ceremony June 26, 2013 at Rose Barracks, Germany.

  • US soldiers provide overwatch for ANA operation

    Jul 1, 2013

    U.S. Army soldiers from Company B, 3rd Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, prepare for a mission to provide overwatch support for an Afghan National Army 4th Infantry Brigade, 203rd Corps, planned, led and executed mission to search a village in Logar province, Afghanistan, June 26, 2013. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Bob Yarbrough, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Public Affairs)

  • Afghan Uniform Police NCO Academy Graduation

    Jun 28, 2013

  • DOD to expand benefits to all military spouses

    Jun 27, 2013

    Defense Department officials will move forward in making benefits available to all military spouses, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said in a statement issued June 26, 2013, after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act.

  • Video: Lt. Gen. Lengyel Visits El Salvador

    Jun 26, 2013

    Lieutenant General Joseph Lengyel, visits El Salvador to observe the current state of Beyond the Horizon - El Salvador, 2013. A U.S. Southern Command sponsored joint foreign military interaction and humanitarian exercise occurring until late June. The purpose of the visit is for Lengyel to confirm the validity of the National Guard State Partnership Program (SPP), a United States Department of Defense program managed by the National Guard that links U.S. States with partner countries around the world.

  • HHD, 500th MI BDE Changes Command

    Aug 12, 2013

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 500th Military Intelligence Brigade, held a change of command ceremony, June 21.

  • SMA: Review of standards first step in 'Soldier 2020'

    Jun 27, 2013

    JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD, Wash. -- Sergeant Major of the Army Raymond Chandler visited Joint Base Lewis-McChord for two days earlier this week. Chandler, the Army's highest-ranking enlisted Soldier, spoke with senior noncommissioned officers about the direction the Army is taking as it transitions into the future.

  • Army WAC, now 100 years old, remembers WWII

    Jun 3, 2014

    At 28 years old, Joan De Munbrun arrived for basic training wearing a fake mink coat, red hat and purple dress. The other women there had short hair and were dressed in men's fatigues. The year was 1942.

  • IMCOM employees say a fond farewell and discuss future at town hall

    Jul 2, 2013

    Employees at the U.S. Army Installation Management Command headquarters got an update on the furlough process as they go through the final weeks before implementation during a town hall meeting at the Fort Sam Houston Theatre. Many also arrived early for a ceremony to bid farewell to MG John "Sonny" Uberti, who spent 18 months as IMCOM deputy commanding general and chief of staff. Uberti departs for his next assignment serving as the chief of staff at the U.S. Strategic Command.

  • Play it safe on the lake this holiday weekend

    Jun 26, 2013

    Independence Day is right around the corner, and with it comes one of the busiest times of the year for recreation at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District's lakes: Hartwell, Richard B. Russell and J. Strom Thurmond (also known as Clarks Hill Lake).

  • Brother, sister team up for identical Army journey

    Jun 26, 2013

    FORT LEE, Va. (June 26) --, Many brothers and sisters often experience natural rivalries, jealously and disagreements growing up and even want to pursue different career and education paths.

  • Fort Lee commissary to get $5 million renovation

    Jun 26, 2013

    FORT LEE, VA (June 26, 2013) -- Work is set to begin Monday on a $5 million renovation at the Fort Lee Commissary.

  • Fit to fight: Currahees conduct Individual Readiness Training

    Jun 27, 2013

    Currahees conduct Individual Readiness Training at Fort Campbell, Ky.

  • ASC Soldiers mentor camp youth

    Jun 26, 2013

    Soldiers of the Army Sustainment Command supported Casa Guanajuato Quad Cities Fiesta Camp at Rock Island Arsenal, Ill., on June 19, as part of a leadership-based field trip.

  • New chief of transportation takes helm

    Jun 26, 2013

    FORT LEE, Va. (June 26) -- The Transportation Corps and School has been without an official Chief of Transportation/commandant for more than three months.

  • JMC analyst earns Green Belt, makes tracking civilian deployments easier

    Jun 26, 2013

    The Joint Munitions Command now has a better tracking mechanism for its many deployed and deploying civilians. Thanks to a recent Green Belt project, JMC now tracks, reports and counts its civilians with greater ease while they're away. Leading this project to completion, Aaron Kunert, financial analyst for JMC G8, was recognized in early June by Brig. Gen. Kevin G. O'Connell, commander, JMC.

  • Goodbye V Corps

    Nov 30, -0001

    After 90 plus years of honorable service it's time for the Army to say goodbye to one of their most storied fighting forces. Air Force Sergeant Tyler Alexander was there and has this report.

  • Army AL&T magazine now "mobile-ized"

    Jun 27, 2013

    The U.S. Army Acquisition Support Center (USAASC) announced today the release of the app version of its award-winning trade publication, Army AL&T magazine. The free app is now available for Android and iOS devices on the iTunes Store, Google Play, and Amazon.

  • Summer can still see hunting opportunities

    Jun 26, 2013

    It's hot, it's been raining and the air is thick with mosquitoes and humidity. Just to make everyone feel better, summer officially started last Friday so we've got a full three months of this in front of us. For those who may not have experienced it, welcome to the South in June, July and August.

  • 2-minute Warning

    Jun 26, 2013

    Coaching legend wants to teach game to youths

  • Joint Base Lewis-McChord hosts Special Olympics Summer Games

    Jun 26, 2013

    The athletes paraded through the Joint Base Lewis-McChord hangar all the way to the front where the I Corps commander greeted them. Months of hard work, training and determination brought them to where they all stand now: The opening ceremony of the 2013 Special Olympic Summer Games.

  • Soldiers, Wounded Warriors honored at Nationals' game

    Jun 26, 2013

  • Sec McHugh on U.S. Army Africa

    Nov 30, -0001

    Commercial featuring the United States Secretary of the Army John McHugh, as he talks about the mission of U.S. Army Africa

  • Freedom Watch Update - June 24

    Nov 30, -0001

    The Secretary of the Army, John McHugh, talks about why he visits Afghanistan and how it helps the mission. Also available in high definition.

  • Route Clearance Patrol 7

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers from Route Clearance Patrol 7 go out almost every day to make sure the roads in Afghanistan are safe from explosives.

  • Warriors inspire Boston Marathon victim

    Jun 26, 2013

    Ryan Long met with Boston Marathon bombing victim J.P. Norden at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., June 12 to encourage him on his road to recovery.

  • Become A Golden Knight

    Jun 26, 2013

    You Can Fly The Army Colors Under A Canopy of Black & Gold

  • Disaster

    Nov 30, -0001

    How far can your voice be heard? Army Sergeant Thanh Pham introduces us to people at Camp Casey that answer a cry from the other side of the world. Tag: More than two thousand dollars will go from donations to help the victims in Oklahoma. Soundbites include Paula Walsh - Casey Closet Volunteer, SPC David Arispe - 46th Transportation Co., PFC Justeen Smith - 524th MI and PFC Ebony Marshall - 55th MP Co. Produced by SGT Thanh Pham.

  • 40th Infantry Division Rumbles in the Army's Super Bowl

    Jun 26, 2013

    The California Army National Guard's 40th Infantry Division leads the coalition forces which include remnants of the Atropian Army, United Kingdom, five additional Army National Guard brigades and one Army Reserve brigade to engage a determined invading oppressor seeking to overthrow the Atropian people's chosen form of government and occupy their land. This epic battle in the fictitious country of Atropia played out for nine days on the largest stage the U.S. Army offers for command exercises at Fort Leavenworth's Mission Training Complex and is only the third and largest Warfighter conducted since 9/11.

  • QLLEX Delivers Challenges and Opportunity

    Jun 26, 2013

    Originally conceived as a petroleum exercise over 30 years ago, QLLEX has become much more over the years. Currently involving personnel, military intelligence, computer and network support, supply and support operations sections, testing a broad range of Soldiers and military occupational specialties, no other CONUS-based exercise provides such a broad suite of real-world multi-echelon and joint sustainment operations training opportunities for the private through senior officer level. Based out of Fort A.P. Hill, Va., the 475th Quartermaster Group was the lead command for QLLEX with support from subordinate units at Fort Pickett, Va., Fort Bragg, N.C., and Fort Pendleton, Calf.

  • New mechanical systems to help trout fishery below Tenkiller Dam

    Jun 26, 2013

    The stream below Tenkiller Dam in Oklahoma is home to a popular trout fishery; however, during the 2011 drought, low dissolved oxygen levels, and high water temperatures resulted in a fish kill of both trout and other types of fish. As a result of a multi-agency effort, a two-part mechanical solution was developed to prevent further fish kills below the dam.

  • SHARP Office Opens

    Nov 30, -0001

    Preventing sexual assault is everyone's responsibility. Army Sergeant Chris Garver has a story from Camp Casey.

  • Spur Ride

    Nov 30, -0001

    The tradition dates back to the beginning of the U-S Cavalry. It's a male-dominated event that one soldier is hoping to change. Specialist Tyler Farris has more.

  • VFW Inductee Ceremony

    Nov 30, -0001

    The VFW has been around since Vietnam changing the lives of many by giving them the opportunity to give back to the community. Sgt Jason Jones went to the ceremony to watch some of the newest members get inducted.

  • VMI superintendent visits and observes LDAC training

    Jun 26, 2013

    Gen. (Ret.) J.H. Binford Peay III, superintendent of the Virginia Military Institute, visits with the cadets durring the Leader Development Assessment Course.

  • ACC NewsBlast - June 26, 2013

    Jun 26, 2013

    Weekly news wrap-up from around the world of Army Contracting.

  • June 25, 2013 -- CSA Press Conference on Force Structure Reductions (As Delivered - Includes Q&A)

    Jun 26, 2013

  • New ALP Training

    Nov 30, -0001

    Afghan National Security Forces officials and local government dignitaries gathered to celebrate the first class of Afghan Local Police at the Gardez Regional Training Center. This first class of roughly 30 new recruits is a good example of Afghan forces continuing to grow and take the lead in securing Afghanistan.

  • Our Leadership!

    Nov 13, 2013

    BG Walker received his commission as second lieutenant in the Quartermaster Corps in 1987. BG Walker's initial assignment was in the 407th Supply and Transport Battalion, 82d Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, NC.

  • 198th demolish Engineers 21-6

    Jun 26, 2013

    Three different players had triples Monday, while another had a two-run, inside-the-park home run, and the 198th Infantry Brigade pummeled the 11th Engineer Battalion 21-6 at Gowdy Field.

  • 5-15 jumps out to early lead to down Marines

    Jun 26, 2013

    5-15 drove the ball early and often -- gained a six-run lead and played consistent defense throughout Wednesday's game while getting some less experienced players some playing time late. It went on to defeat the Fort Benning Marine Corps Detachment 10-4 at Gowdy Field.

  • Lifting fingerprints - and Afghan justice

    Jun 26, 2013

    "Fingerprints and DNA," said Jonathan Hanning, "this is something very common ... that you are seeing in the courts here at the Justice Center in Parwan." The Justice Center in Parwan is in fact a unique court. The center is an Afghan controlled and operated court which primarily deals with terrorism and national security cases. Coalition Forces provide technical assistance and operate in an advisory capacity.

  • Ranger embraces new challenges in triathlons

    Jun 26, 2013

    Athlete took up triathlon two years ago, made All-Army team

  • Army engineers develop new decontamination guidance

    Jun 26, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- Response from medical and emergency personnel during the recent Boston Marathon attacks has been heralded as one of the best because of the planning and practice of first responders and hospitals who handle mass casualty situations.

  • Army Study Program helps inform diverse array of Army decisions, solutions

    Jun 27, 2013

    A study in the Army is exactly what you might expect. It is the pursuit for greater knowledge or insight in order to work smarter and to inform Army senior leadership on issues that are important to the Army.

  • Army lodging gets new life through public, private partnerships

    Jun 27, 2013

    Wainwright Hall on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va., recently became the latest Army lodging to see improvements through privatization efforts.

  • Columbus State University's museum combines education, fun for all ages

    Jun 26, 2013

  • Black Scorpion trains Airmen in base defense

    Jun 26, 2013

    McGREGOR RANGE, N.M. -- Throughout history, a forward operating base could be as elaborate as a castle or as simple as wagons pulled into a circle. Regardless of their construction, they shared a common purpose: to keep their inhabitants safe. In the 21st century, downrange FOBs are still keeping service members safe. But deployed troops have to know how to defend their bases. Recently, Soldiers with 2nd Battalion, 363rd Armored Regiment, Task Force Black Scorpion, 5th Armored Brigade, Division West, conducted base defense operations at Contingency Operating Location Westbrook to prepare Air Force Class 14 for deployment in support of overseas operations.

  • Neat thermogenisis

    Jun 26, 2013

  • Turn your old phones into cash at Exchange

    Jun 26, 2013

  • Spouses, community benefit from child care program

    Jun 26, 2013

    Family Child Care provider Tempra Hannigan has been doing in-home child care for more than a year at Fort Benning. She became a FCC provider when she and her Family were stationed in Germany several years ago and there weren't a lot of job options for her there, she said.

  • Free counseling for individuals, Families

    Jun 26, 2013

    If you've got a lot on your mind or need to work through Family issues, try the Family Life Chaplain Training Center, located in Building 2606 in Soldiers Plaza.

  • New boating safety rules in effect

    Jun 26, 2013

    With new boating safety laws in effect, state law enforcement officials are warning boaters on the dangers and consequences of alcohol consumption on the water.

  • Independence Day: Annual event to end with fireworks

    Jun 26, 2013

  • Language center moves to '.edu'

    Jun 26, 2013

    By September, the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center in Monterey, Calif., will have switched its computer network from the ".mil" top-level-domain to the ".edu" top-level-domain.

  • Distracted driving is deadly and everyone's doing it

    Jun 26, 2013

  • Take safety precautions when celebrating Independence Day

    Jun 26, 2013

  • Logistics Support Activity greets new leader

    Jun 27, 2013

    On a breezy Thursday morning, the Army said adieu to a 28-year veteran who has made God, family and country his life's priorities. Col. Pat Sullivan retired during the traditional Army change of command and retirement ceremony held at the Army Materiel Command's parade field. Sullivan, who has served three years as the commander of AMC's Logistics Support Activity, turned over command of LOGSA to Col. Chuck Salvo, who most recently served as executive officer to the executive deputy to AMC's commander.

  • Sledgehammer Brigade hosts career enhancement fair

    Jun 26, 2013

    The 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team hosted a career enhancement fair June 10-13 at the Kelley Hill Recreation Center.

  • Direct Commission Course trains, develops officers

    Jun 26, 2013

    JAG officers begin DCC with rapelling, obstacles

  • Army plans to open all jobs to women by 2016

    Jun 26, 2013

    No later than Jan. 1, 2016, women will be able to apply to all military occupational specialties, and to all Army units, across the total force.

  • IMCOM leaders stress importance of leadership development, SHARP during Wiesbaden visit

    Jun 26, 2013

    WIESBADEN, Germany - A visit by Installation Management Command leaders Lt. Gen. Michael Ferriter and Command Sgt. Maj. Earl Rice drew garrison leaders from throughout Europe to Wiesbaden to share ideas and discuss issues. IMCOM's commander and senior NCO took an inside look at how transformation is changing the face of U.S. Army Europe, toured U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden's Warrior Training Center on McCully Barracks and talked about the Army's Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention Program during the visit June 25.

  • 192nd Infantry Brigade discontinued

    Jun 26, 2013

    Fort Benning celebrated the history and contributions of the 192nd Infantry Brigade June 19 during its discontinuance ceremony on Parade Field at the National Infantry Museum.

  • Home sweet home: 14th CSH returns home after nine month deployment

    Jun 26, 2013

    More than 100 Soldiers assigned to the 14th Combat Support Hospital were reunited with their Families June 19 during a welcome home ceremony at Freedom Hall after a nine-month deployment to Afghanistan.

  • U.S. Army's overseas training command welcomes new commander

    Jun 27, 2013

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany -- Brig. Gen. Walter E. Piatt, native of Somerset, Pa., is the new commander of the U.S. Army's only overseas training command, the 7th U.S. Army Joint Multinational Training Command, also known as JMTC.

  • Students, families en route to Grafenwoehr: What you need to know about schools in Graf

    Jun 26, 2013

    A lot of Soldiers and families will move to U.S. Army Garrison Grafenwoehr this summer. Students moving to Grafenwoehr, or parents of children that will be going to school there, may want to keep in the loop on some information that could be helpful.

  • USACE Galveston District partners with HSPS to promote safety on the water during 4th of July

    Jun 27, 2013

    GALVESTON, Texas (June 26, 2013) -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District partnered with the Houston Sail and Power Squadron (a unit of the United States Power Squadrons) to provide recreational boaters with free vessel safety examinations June 29-30 and July 4 from 8 a.m. to noon at the Trinity River Island Recreation Area (also known as the Wallisville Lake Project Boat Ramp) in Wallisville, Texas.

  • Faces of Schweinfurt: SFC Patricia Ortiz-Lawas

    Aug 23, 2013

    Sgt. 1st Class Patricia Ortiz-Lawas, a Soldier assigned to U.S. Army Garrison Schweinfurt's 7th Theater Tactical Signal Brigade, has been teaching fitness classes and training for six years.

  • 5 Schweinfurt-area mechanics trusted by the community

    Jun 26, 2013

    Military community members here can pick up car parts and get maintenance done on their personally owned vehicles at the Conn Car Care Center. But what options are available to people looking for those same services off post?

  • 1-91 Cavalry Regiment changes commanders

    Jun 26, 2013

    Lt. Col. Kyle Reed assumed command of the 1st Squadron, 91st Cavalry Regiment, during a change of command ceremony held June 21 at Conn Barracks, U.S. Army Garrison Schweinfurt.

  • 3rd CAB Weathers Hail Storm

    Jun 26, 2013

    More than 80 U.S. Army helicopters were damaged when a sudden unprecedented hail storm hit Kandahar Airfield April 23, where nearly half of Task Force Falcon's helicopters were parked. What happened following the storm was the real phenomenon--returning the aircraft to fully mission capable status without a gap in air support to their teammates on the ground.

  • ANA conducts mortar live fire exercise

    Jun 26, 2013

    KHOWST PROVINCE, Afghanistan -- In an effort to increase response to indirect fire, soldiers with the Afghan National Army's 2nd Kandak, 1st Brigade, 203rd Corps, conducted a live fire exercise with the 60mm mortar system, June 22, 2013, at Camp Parsa, Afghanistan.

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