Archive: Jun 2013

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  • Running the gauntlet

    Jun 26, 2013

    "Packhorse" soldiers enhanced their combat lifesavers skills during the Guardian Gauntlet, a two-day medical course at Camp Buehring, Kuwait, June 18-19.

  • Area I moves to foster future leaders

    Jun 26, 2013

    New effort to be tailored to Soldiers, civilians, in lower grades.

  • Over $4 Million refunded by Tax Center efforts

    Jun 26, 2013

    U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan celebrated the accomplishments of the Moyer Recreation Tax Center staff for assisting the Yongsan community with their 2013 tax preparation and filing here, June 14.

  • 2CR Troops use Raven to patrol skies

    Jul 25, 2013

    When U.S. forces move into an area for operations, one of the biggest aspects of modern warfare that helps with success is surveillance. It provides the necessary knowledge of what happens on the battlefield when it happens. One way to complete this task is to, not only see what happens on the ground, but also survey the area above it.

  • 401st AFSB executes Force Provider retrograde throughout Afghanistan

    Jun 26, 2013

    As forces in Afghanistan drawdown in preparation for the withdrawal of 34,000 U.S. troops by February 2014, so will the life support equipment needed to sustain personnel deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

  • USACE to place more than 26 million cubic yards of sand to restore Sandy-damaged projects

    Jun 26, 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is in the process of placing more than 26 million cubic yards of sand along the coastline throughout the northeastern United States to repair and restore coastal storm risk reduction projects previously built by the Corps that were severely impacted by Hurricane Sandy.

  • North Carolina National Guard helps rescue injured hiker after tornado

    Jun 26, 2013

    A distress call went out in the late afternoon June 14, 2013, concerning a hiker who had been injured in Great Smoky Mountain National Park in Gatlinburg, Tenn.

  • Soldier Spotlight: Getting to know Sgt. Maj. David M. Poehlein

    Jun 25, 2013

    Soldier Spotlight: Getting to know Sgt. Maj. David M. Poehlein

  • Flying V Ceremony honors USARPAC, Deputy for Army National Guard

    Jun 25, 2013

    Maj. Gen. Gary M. Hara was welcomed as the Deputy Commanding General, Army National Guard, U.S. Army Pacific during a Flying "V" Ceremony at Historic Palm Circle, Fort Shafter, Hawaii June 25.

  • Brigade combat teams cut at 10 posts will help other BCTs grow

    Jun 26, 2013

    The Army announced June 25, 2013, that 10 brigade combat teams based in the United States are slated to be reorganized by the end of fiscal year 2017.

  • Strike Fear week challenges Soldiers to be the best

    Jun 25, 2013

    After a series of challenges, two Soldiers from the 2nd Battalion, 44th Air Defense Artillery Regiment, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), emerged as winners in the battalion's Soldier and noncommissioned officer of the quarter competition June 21, at Fort Campbell. Known as "Strike Fear Week," this competition presents Soldiers with a series of events that tests them on their Soldier skills, physical stamina and mental agility.

  • Soldier for Life: Army leaders discuss campaign to bring veterans and community leaders together

    Jun 25, 2013

    The skills and values that U.S. Army Soldiers develop while serving their nation in uniform are the same skills and values that make them valuable life-long citizens and employees within their own communities, said Gen. Daniel B. Allyn during a June 14 panel discussion in Chicago about reintegrating veterans and their families.

  • JBLM Soldiers ruck march for WWP

    Jun 25, 2013

    Thousands participated in Seattle's Rock N' Roll Marathon on Saturday, each with their own individual goals. For a group of Joint Base Lewis-McChord Soldiers, it was to bring awareness to the Wounded Warrior Project.

  • Meet your battle buddy: the chaplain assistant

    Jun 27, 2013

    Many soldiers can explain the role of their unit's chaplain, but do they know about the soldier supporting him from behind the scenes?

  • Industry partnerships provides forums for discussions

    Jun 25, 2013

    Army Contracting Command-New Jersey contracting personnel work with their customers and industry members to make sure everyone is moving toward the same goal.

  • FORSCOM commander visits 1st Cavalry Division at JRTC

    Jun 25, 2013

  • Pilot Training with Industry program deemed a success

    Jun 25, 2013

    Three members of the Army Contracting Command -- Aberdeen Proving Ground left their government cubicles and relocated to defense contractor business offices as part of ACC's Training with Industry program.

  • Soldiers earn berths in Wrestling World Championships

    Jun 26, 2013

    Three wrestlers in the U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program earned spots on Team USA for the World Championships at the 2013 U.S. World Team Trials, June 21-22.

  • Cadet Command CG checks on future lieutenants' progress

    Jun 25, 2013

    Maj. Gen. Jeff Smith visits with Army ROTC cadets completing the Leader Development Assessment Course at Joint Base Lewis-McChord.

  • TRADOC celebrates 40th Birthday

    Jun 28, 2013

    U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command will celebrate its 40th year of developing, educating and adapting Soldiers and leaders into the force that we know today, July 1, 2013.

  • June 25, 2013 -- CSA Press Conference on Army Force Structure Reductions (As Prepared)

    Jun 25, 2013

  • Summer time for 'Feet First into Water Safety'

    Jun 25, 2013

    MWR Sports, Fitness and Aquatics programs on more than 25 installations across America, along with garrisons in Korea and Japan, are hosting "Feet First into Water Safety" events through July 6.

  • C4ISR PERSONNEL GRADUATE FROM INAUGRAL CMU HUMAN RESOURCES GRADUATE PROGRAM

    Jun 25, 2013

    Eleven members of the Aberdeen Proving Ground workforce graduated at a ceremony for the Central Michigan University's Global Campus Human Resources Administration graduate certificate program which was held at Mallette Hall at the C4ISR campus June 18.

  • SecArmy: Fighting in Afghanistan dangerous, difficult, focus is on completing mission

    Feb 28, 2014

    With just eighteen months remaining before the end of coalition combat operations in Afghanistan, U.S. Secretary of the Army John McHugh met with U.S. and Afghan military leaders at Forward Operating Base Gamberi, June 20, 2013.

  • Terry assumes command during first Third Army/ARCENT change of command ceremony in S.C.

    Jun 25, 2013

    SHAW AIR FORCE BASE, S.C. -- Lt. Gen. James L. Terry assumed command of Third Army/ARCENT from Lt. Gen. Vincent K. Brooks at Lucky Park here today during the unit's first change of command since relocating to South Carolina.

  • Paratroopers participate in Soldier 2020 study

    Jun 25, 2013

  • Parker praised for a job well done

    Jun 25, 2013

    Parker, a contract specialist with the Army Contracting Command -- Aberdeen Proving Ground's Natick Division in Natick, Mass., received a letter of appreciation and commander's coin from Navy Adm. James A. Winnefeld, Jr., vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, for his contracting work on the Navy Working Uniform.

  • Q & A: Michael Fischetti, Executive Director National Contracting Management Association

    Jun 25, 2013

    Questions and answers with Michael Fischetti, Executive Director National Contracting Management Association

  • Rock Island employees set to perform in Les Miserables

    Jun 25, 2013

    ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Ill. - The first showing of Countryside Community Theater's production of Les Miserables won't hit the stage until the first week of July, but the cast and crew -- including Army Contracting Command-Rock Island employees Michelle Blocker-Rosebrough and Steven Jessen -- have been preparing for months.

  • New leadership takes helm at JFHQ-NCR/MDW

    Jul 2, 2013

    Joint Force Headquarters-National Capital Region and the Military District of Washington has a new leader.

  • Tomorrow's Technology for today's workforce

    Jun 25, 2013

    When buying and using new information technology equipment, it's difficult to keep up with changes as today's innovations can be tomorrow's old gadgets.

  • JBLM stands up to sexual harassment, assault

    Jun 25, 2013

    Sexual crimes have been a hot-button issue as an insider threat to the Army profession, its values and culture. In response, Soldiers at JBLM took part in seminars aimed at reducing the number of sexual assaults across the installation June 18-20.

  • 5th AR officer helps judge Parkland High School T-STEM projects

    Jun 25, 2013

    EL PASO, Texas -- Soldiers with a Fort Bliss training unit recently volunteered at Parkland High School for their first Texas Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Initiative senior project presentation.

  • Unexpected experience shapes logistician's career

    Jun 26, 2013

    Working "above your pay grade"? For Carrie Caldwell Clinard, that phrase quickly became a reality three years into her Army Civilian career when she deployed to Iraq. This edition of Faces of the Force features a young acquisition leader who currently serves as a logistics management specialist responsible for ensuring the Army's principal air-to-ground missile weapon system, HELLFIRE, is maintained and operational for Soldiers and service members alike. Faces of the Force is a biweekly online feature providing an opportunity to highlight members of the Army Acquisition Workforce currently serving in a variety of AL&T disciplines.

  • 'Beetle Bailey' draws attention to post-traumatic stress

    Jun 27, 2013

    Fans of the long-running comic strip "Beetle Bailey" got a bit of a surprise, June 16, 2013, when its creator, Mort Walker, chose to set aside his usual military-inspired humor to draw attention to a more serious subject.

  • Deployable Cadre Program helps to fill the void

    Jun 25, 2013

    The Army Contracting Command's Deployable Cadre Program may be able to help military contracting organizations overseas with staffing shortages.

  • Corps celebrates America's Great Outdoors, opens new pathway

    Jun 25, 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Baltimore District celebrated an America's Great Outdoors event to officially open Raystown Lake's Greenside Pathway, June 20. A new 2.3 mile pathway around the Seven Points Recreation Area -- made 100 percent out of recycled materials - should reduce traffic congestion, increase pedestrian safety, and provide a healthy alternate to driving.

  • PR proves to be the perfect environment to teach diversity

    Jun 25, 2013

    Soldiers and civilians from different units in the Continental United States (CONUS) and Puerto Rico, gathered to attend an Equal Opportunity Leaders Course at the 1st Mission Support Command (1st MSC), US Army Reserve-Puerto Rico headquarters, Fort Buchanan, PR, June 23-29.

  • First Month Results for Energy Conservation Cup

    Jun 25, 2013

    After one month of the Commander's energy Conservation Cup competition several buildings are performing very well and reducing electricity usage while others are struggling to get their usage down.

  • FORSCOM welcomes seasoned combat leader as new command sergeant major

    Jun 25, 2013

    The new command sergeant major for U.S. Army Forces Command is focused on supporting the Soldiers serving their nation across the world, particularly those in harm's way, he said during a ceremony June 24 at the command's headquarters on Fort Bragg, N.C.

  • Ammunition plant breaks new ground with state

    Jun 25, 2013

    McALESTER, Okla. - Improving access to McAlester Army Ammunition Plant and safety on the highway leading to the facility for employees and truckers transporting munitions is paving the way for several joint projects between the Oklahoma Department of Transportation and U.S. Army here.

  • West Point Comes to the Corpus Christi Army Depot with a New Internship Program

    Jun 28, 2013

    Corpus Christi Army Depot has joined forces with West Point's Department of Systems Engineering to offer three-week internships for cadets to work alongside depot leaders and artisans.

  • Hendrix hobby is a proven classic

    Jun 25, 2013

    Styling down the street in a sleek two-door, red car-truck combination is a regular occurrence for Ann Hendrix. The 1978 Ford Ranchero GT was fully restored by Hendrix as a classic show car.

  • Partners v1

    Jun 25, 2013

  • 'Ammo Shack' offers fun alternatives at Miesau

    Jun 26, 2013

    Until recently, Pfc. Patrick Stone, a personnel clerk at 212th Combat Support Hospital, had nowhere to go for a little fun. Then, the local junior enlisted council transformed Miesau Ammo Depot's empty library into the ultimate hang out spot -- now dubbed the "Ammo Shack." Dozens of troops attended the June 24 opening.

  • ECBC brings field capability home to Edgewood

    Jul 2, 2013

    ECBC's CBARR Business Unit is known for providing onsite field support to customers across the country. Now, the organization is providing air monitoring and sample analysis support for a characterization effort of WWII-era buildings located in Edgewood Area of Aberdeen Proving Ground.

  • First MI Magazine

    Jun 26, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, Az. - The move of the United States Army Intelligence Center and School (USAICS) from Fort Holabird to Fort Huachuca in 1971 was an important step in the professionalization of the MI Branch, which was only nine years old by that time. Much organizational turbulence would follow within the next few years, as four separate intelligence organizations merged into a fully integrated center and school.

  • Three nations participate in artillery live-fire training

    Jun 27, 2013

    U.S., German and Italian forces participated in an artillery live-fire training exercise in Baumholder, Germany June 20, 2013, as part of the Artillery Systems Cooperation Activities program.

  • USACE Galveston District awards an $843,000 small business contract

    Jun 25, 2013

    GALVESTON, Texas (June 25, 2013) -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District awarded a service-disabled veteran-owned small business contract to Babcock Construction Company in the amount of $843,000 to conduct levee raising on Placement Area 2 at the Port of Victoria, located in Calhoun and Victoria counties, Texas.

  • Accident reduction achievable with engaged leadership

    Aug 14, 2013

    In recognition of National Safety Month, members of the Ground Directorate encourage everyone in the Army Family to take time and integrate risk management into their planned activities; day, night, tactical, non-tactical, on or off duty. While there's been a recent decline in Army accidental fatalities, there's still room for improvement when it comes to reducing losses.

  • A war hero receives his awards nearly 70 years later

    Jul 3, 2013

    Many military families have scrapbooks that showcase their loved one service, the places they were stationed, and the memories of being a military family. But amongst the pages of one scrapbook, a daughter's dedication to those memories honored her father in a remarkable way. Sarah Tate explains….

  • Army South welcomes former SOUTHCOM chief of staff as new commanding general

    Jun 25, 2013

    Maj. Gen. Joseph P. DiSalvo assumed command of U.S. Army South from Maj. Gen. Frederick S. Rudesheim during a change-of-command ceremony June 24 in front of the Army South headquarters on Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, Texas.

  • CCAD News Around the Depot, June 24-28

    Jun 25, 2013

    This week's Corpus Christi Army Depot's "News Around the Depot" highlights a significant change for the Defense Logistics Agency with a change of command. LTC Marvin Kellem relinquished command to incoming commander LTC Ryan Fearnow, June 19.

  • Army pistol shooters sweep Interservice Championship

    Jun 26, 2013

    Soldiers from the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit captured the overall individual and team championships at the 54th Interservice Pistol Championships, June 17-21, 2013.

  • Expecting Fort Bragg mothers receive large baby shower

    Jun 25, 2013

    Fayetteville Cares, Army Community Services (ACS), and other sponsors showed 1,000 military moms, June 22, just how much their community supports and honors their sacrifices. The third Boots and Booties event, the largest military baby shower ever, welcomed these expecting mothers for an experience full of fun, food, fellowship, support and information to help them along during and after their pregnancy.

  • USAREUR's sole construction management team, Lithuania's only engineer battalion strengthen partners

    Jun 25, 2013

    For U.S. Army Europe and multinational partners that participated in Saber Strike 2013, the Baltic-based exercise served as an opportunity to exercise their capabilities and solidarity across a multilateral and multinational spectrum.

  • Franconia Military Community celebrates 4th Of July

    Jul 3, 2013

    The Franconia Military Community, which includes U.S. Army garrisons Ansbach, Bamberg and Schweinfurt, will hold several events for their community members to celebrate the anniversary of the founding of the United States of America July 4.

  • Nephew thanks U.S. Army for liberating uncle in 1945

    Jun 25, 2013

    The nephew of a World War II prisoner of war thanked Eighth Army for rescuing his uncle from a Japanese POW camp in 1945.

  • 21st TSC honors new NCOs during ceremony

    Nov 30, -0001

    The 21st Theater Sustainment Command officially recognized the dedication and professionalism of soldiers moving into the ranks of the noncommissioned officers during an noncommissioned officer induction ceremony at the Vogelweh Military Complex, June 20.

  • 'First in Support' soldiers showcase capabilities during Rheinland-Pfalz Tag

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers from the 21st Theater Sustainment Command's 7th Civil Support Command and 5th Quartermaster Company took part in the annual Rheinland-Pfalz Tag fair, June 21 through 23.

  • Watervliet wins $6.2M contract, its fourth multimillion-dollar contract since May

    Jun 27, 2013

    The Watervliet Arsenal announced today that it received a $6.2 million contract to manufacture more than 1,600 60 mm mortar baseplates for the Army's TACOM Life Cycle Management Command. This is the fourth multimillion-dollar contract awarded to the arsenal in the last six weeks.

  • Garuda Shield brings medical care and smiles to Indonesia

    Jun 25, 2013

    Troops from the Indonesian army and the U.S. Army gave free medical treatment and dental screenings to more than 200 local residents at a public health day held at the Kostrad Medical Clinic in Cilodong, Indonesia, June 19, 2013.

  • Conference empowers, educates, encourages Ironhorse spouses

    Jul 25, 2013

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

  • Meet your battle buddy: the chaplain assistant

    Jul 25, 2013

    FORT HOOD, Texas -- Many Soldiers can explain the role of their unit's chaplain, but do they know about the Soldier supporting him from behind the scenes?

  • U.S. Army Garrison Torii Station welcomes new commander

    Sep 8, 2013

    Lt. Col. Eric A. Martinez took command of U.S. Army Garrison Torii Station during a change of command ceremony held on Torii Beach June 21.

  • Soldiers Update: Afghan Soldiers Weapons Training

    Nov 30, -0001

    Gail McCabe reports on US Soldier training Afghan Soldiers on weapons familiarization and firing techniques.

  • Soldiers Update: RAVEN Training

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers from the 1st Stryker Brigade get training on the Raven unmanned aircraft, which could potentially keep deployed soldiers out of harms way.

  • Engineers look back to go forward

    Jun 24, 2013

    The U.S. Army just marked its 238th birthday and in its centuries of existence, it has developed a strong tradition of service and sacrifice for the nation. It is fairly unique in that it is an organization of organizations, each having their own history, accolades and traditions that contribute to the greater whole. Steamers of battles won, campaigns fought and accomplishments earned crown unit flags with a mane of colors. Those strands of cloth are one way to both respect the valor of earlier Soldiers and a way to pass down unit traditions and ideals.

  • Team Bayonet represents U.S. in international weapons competition

    Jun 25, 2013

    Far from home, two U.S. Soldiers lie still on the ground, camouflaged among the long dry weeds. Their breathing is slow and steady. One of them has his sniper rifle tight against his shoulder while the other stares down the spotter scope at their target in the distance.

  • Odierno speaks at Sergeants Major Academy graduation

    Jul 2, 2013

    Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Ray Odierno addressed more than 600 students at the United States Army Sergeants Major Academy class 63 graduation ceremony, June 21, 2013, at the 127th Aviation Support Battalion Hangar on East Fort Bliss, Texas.

  • Soldiers Update: Welcoming Female Soldiers

    Nov 30, -0001

    USAG Vicenza has a sponsorship program designed to welcome new female Soldiers into the community.

  • Soldiers Compete for NCO/Soldier of the Year

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers from around the world came to Joint Base Lewis-McChord to compete for the titles of soldier and NCO of the year. The trials lasted three days, and Sgt. Nicolas Bogert took the title of NCO of the year.

  • Army space warriors take steps to defeat sexual harassment, assault

    Jun 25, 2013

    Command-wide stand down stresses importance of initiative

  • Pa. engineers build new MRAP course before deploying

    Jun 24, 2013

    McGREGOR RANGE, N.M. -- As part of their training before deploying in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, Army Reserve engineers from Pennsylvania recently completed a new Mine-Resistant, Ambush-Protected vehicle drivers training course here. Soldiers in the 333rd Engineer Company from Reading, Pa., are being trained here by 3rd Battalion, 364th Engineer Regiment, Task Force Rampant, 5th Armored Brigade, Division West, before deploying to Afghanistan. To complete the MRAP drivers training course, the horizontal construction company improved a roadway through McGregor Range to enhance training and improve vehicle safety.

  • Long career of service comes to a close

    Jun 24, 2013

    Program manager retires after 57 years

  • Army aviation executive updates industry members

    Jun 24, 2013

    The Army's top aviation acquisition leader engaged industry members and community leaders on the future of Army aviation during an "Update for Industry" June 18 at The Summit.

  • FCFD continued to fight Black Forest Fire

    Jun 24, 2013

    One of the most destructive fires in Colorado history was 100-percent contained June 20 after burning about 16,000 acres in nine days and killing two people.

  • Army North CSTA conducts vital training for Fort Hood response force

    Jun 25, 2013

    Members of Golf Division, Civil Support Training Activity-Central, U.S. Army North (Fifth Army), were at Fort Hood and Killeen, Texas, June 10-13, 2013, to provide Defense Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Response Force training to three Fort Hood-based units in preparation for their annual certification requirements.

  • Fort Sam Soldiers celebrate Flag Day, Army Birthday with local residents

    Jun 24, 2013

    Maj. Gen. Adolph McQueen Jr. addresses an audience June 14 at a Flag Day Ceremony in Alamo City.

  • 2013 Soldier Show performs at Fort Belvoir

    Jun 25, 2013

    Ready and Resilient is the theme of the 2013 U.S. Army Soldier Show performed at Fort Belvoir, Va., June 22, 2013, and hosted by Lt. Gen. Michael Ferriter and Command Sgt. Major Earl Rice, Installation Management Command.

  • Sgt. Audie Murphy Club induction ceremony

    Nov 30, -0001

    Sgt. Mitchell Barrett, a senior mechanic with Company B, 501st Brigade Support Battalion, 1st Brigade, 1st Armor Division, Staff Sgt. Adrian Urrutia, a platoon sergeant with Company C, 4th Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment, Combined Task Force 4-2 (4th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division), and Sgt. 1st Class Phillip Preyer, a platoon sergeant with Company C, 702nd Brigade Support Battalion, CTF 4-2, were inducted into the Sgt. Audie Murphy Club here, June 22.

  • Family and loved ones of deployed soldiers 'Walk to Afghanistan' to show support

    Nov 30, -0001

    Sweat pouring down faces and heart beats racing. Bright colored signs and smiling faces. Children running around with dogs following closely behind. Laughter, hugs, and smiles can be heard from far away. This is a site all too common at the "Walk to Afghanistan" events hosted by the 864th Engineer Battalion Family Readiness Group.

  • One family's story of dedication and patriotism

    Jul 8, 2013

    On any given day, walking into the 864th Engineer Battalion's medical treatment facility on a forward operating base in Paktika Province, Afghanistan, one would find Spc. Tammy Hyden walking around helping patients with anything from a cough to a sprained ankle. If not in the aid station, Spc. Tammy Hyden is walking the deconstruction project sites ready to administer first aid if a Soldier gets hurt while working.

  • 3-410 EN BN, 402nd FA welcomes new commander

    Jun 24, 2013

    FORT BLISS, Texas - Lt. Col. Ted Yates assumed leadership of the 3rd Battalion, 410th Regiment, 402nd Field Artillery Brigade, Division West in a change of command ceremony June 13 at the Trading Post here.

  • New commanding general at JFHQ-NCR/MDW

    Jun 24, 2013

    Maj. Gen. Jeffrey S. Buchanan is the new commanding general of the Joint Force Headquarters - National Capital Region and the U.S. Army Military District of Washington.

  • 28th MP Co. Armored Security Vehicle Gunnery

    Nov 30, -0001

    Feature piece showcasing MSG Evan Melendez and the 28th MP Co., 103rd Engineer Battalion, 213th Regional Support Group. Soundbite includes Master Sergeant Evan Melendez, Operations Noncommissioned Officer, 28th Military Police Company. Produced by SGT Thomas Bixler - 109th MPAD. Also available in High Definition.

  • Fog of War

    Jun 24, 2013

    Fog of War The Smoke Platoon with the Military Intelligence Company, Regimental Support Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment provides concealment by utilizing smoke and other obscurants in order to provide the Battlefield Commander with another means to defeat the enemy forces and enhance force protection. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Erik A. Thurman, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, Public Affairs)

  • 'Blackhawks' of 4th SBCT case colors

    Nov 30, -0001

    The first subordinate unit of 4th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division cased its colors in preparation for redeployment during a ceremony June 13 on Forward Operating Base Apache in the Zabul province of Afghanistan.

  • What Right Looks Like

    Jun 24, 2013

    A Blackhorse Trooper from C Troop, 1st Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, looks-on during a pre-mission brief aimed at maintaining safety while zeroing weapons in preparation for a June 23, force-on-force engagement on Fort Irwin, Calif. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Erik A. Thurman, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, Public Affairs)

  • Soldiers compete to be the best in I Corps

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers from across the country migrated to JBLM to compete for the title of I Corp's Best Soldier and Best Noncommissioned Officer of the Year, June 10-13.

  • A 360 approach to leader development at JBLM may end in October

    Nov 30, -0001

    "In 33 years in the military, I have never seen anything work like this, never. It helps them be the leaders that they want to be, that they need to be."

  • Fort Benning's Sergeant's Major take to the sky to honor their forefathers

    Jun 24, 2013

    We see parachutes in the sky regularly here on Fort Benning where airborne students are taking their first jump. But did you know that recently some of those paratroopers we saw are closer to their 100th jump? Fort Benning TV's Nicole Randall went out to see how some of Fort Benning's Sergeants Major honored D-Day.

  • EOD supports Afghan Army's counter-IED training

    Jun 25, 2013

    Soldiers with 2nd platoon, 49th Explosive Ordinance Disposal Company, attached to the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), supported the Afghan National Army's EOD team from the 4th Kandak, 1st Brigade, 203 Corps, with running a counter-improvised explosive device lane for the 4th Kandak Route Clearance Company, June 20, 2013, at Camp Parsa, Afghanistan.

  • 12th Aviation Battalion new commander takes charge

    Jun 24, 2013

    The 12th Aviation Battalion has a new commanding officer. Lt. Col. James T. Donovan replaced Lt. Col. Reed G. Erickson during a ceremony held in front of the Lewis L. Stone Hanger at Davison Army Air Field, Fort Belvoir, Va., June 19, 2013.

  • Albuquerque District's Abiquiu Dam celebrates its 50th anniversary

    Jun 24, 2013

    Abiquiu Dam in Northern New Mexico celebrated the 50th anniversary of the building of the dam. Approximately 70 people gathered at Abiquiu to join the celebration June 13, 2013.

  • Army's eCYBERMISSION announces 2013 winning teams

    Jun 25, 2013

    LEESBURG, Va. -- The U.S. Army recognized the winning student teams of the eCYBERMISSION national science competition June 21. eCYBERMISSION is an annual web-based science competition for sixth- through ninth- grade students.

  • Small in stature but big in performance

    Nov 30, -0001

    Army Reserve Spc. Mary Tang has no problem looking a challenge in the eye. Although she stands only 4 feet 10 inches tall, the Columbus, Ohio, native, has quickly become known for meeting challenges head on since joining the 490th Signal Company (Tactical Installation and Network - Enhanced).

  • Secretary of Army tours 401st AFSB at Bagram Airfield

    Jun 24, 2013

    Hon. John McHugh, secretary of the Army, toured Bagram Airfield, June 21, and met personnel with the 401st Army Field Support Brigade.

  • ACC TODAY - Summer 2013

    Jun 24, 2013

    U.S. Army Contracting command's quarterly magazine.

  • USAARL Researcher Receives RDA Award

    Jun 24, 2013

    Dr. Amanda Kelley, research psychologist at the U.S. Army Aeromedical Research Laboratory at Fort Rucker, Ala., was among the 153 Army scientists and engineers to receive the 2012 Research and Development Achievement award.

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