Archive: Jun 2013

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  • PEO IEWS and 401st AFSB partner to retrograde Army's 'eye in the sky'

    Jul 22, 2013

    In a joint effort between PEO Intelligence Electronic Warfare and Sensors and 4th Battalion, 401st Army Field Support Brigade, the first Persistent Threat Detection System, or PTDS, was retrograded June 21 at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan.

  • LRMC Medic Receives Combat Medical Badge

    Jun 21, 2013

    An Army Medic assigned to Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Germany, has been awarded the prestigious Combat Medical Badge for the aid he rendered to an Afghan Soldier while under enemy fire in Afghanistan.

  • Eighth Army names command post after war hero

    Jun 21, 2013

    SEOUL -- Eighth Army named its mobile operational command post after the Republic of Korea Army's first four-star general, here, June 17. During a ceremony, Eighth Army Commanding General Lt. Gen. John D. Johnson announced that it will be called the Gen. Paik Sun-yup Command Post. A Korean War hero who became the Republic of Korea Army's first four-star general, Paik briefed the staff at the old Eighth Army headquarters on the former campus of Seoul National University.

  • SHARP graduates

    Jun 21, 2013

    These Soldiers and civilians are graduates of the 2013 Sexual Harassment Assault Response and Prevention course, held in the Community Activity Center, June 14. Guest speaker at the event was Col. Darin S. Conkright, the Humphreys Garrison commander.

  • Diving leads to Community Service opportunities

    Jun 21, 2013

    CAMP HUMPHREYS -- The freedom of the open seas has driven countless pirates and sailors to explore its vast breath. A different set of adventurers are exploring its depths -- scuba divers. The thrill to explore under the waters continues to inspire these individuals and provides an outlet from their everyday stresses.

  • Suwon history goes far beyond Korean War

    Jun 21, 2013

    SUWON AIR BASE -- In ancient tribal times, Suwon was known as Mosu-guk and during the Three Kingdoms era, the area comprising modern Suwon and Hwaseong City was called Maehol-gun. In 757, under King Gyeongdeok, of the Unified Silla, the name was changed to Suseong-gun. In 940, during the Goryeo Dynasty, the name was changed again, to Sutu. King Taejong of the Joseon Dynasty renamed the city to Suwon in 1413.

  • Experts eye modernization of Mission Command enablers

    Jun 21, 2013

    Key players in the Army's efforts to build a common structure to the Army's networks and Mission Command enabling systems led a panel discussion, June 18, 2013, to discuss the way ahead for modernization in an era of fiscal uncertainty.

  • Franconian News for June 17 through 21

    Jun 24, 2013

    News stories in the Franconian news, the news source for U.S. Army garrisons Ansbach, Bamberg and Schweinfurt, for June 17 through 21 include the graduation of 37 students from Schweinfurt High School, a town hall updating Bamberg community members on upcoming changes and 12th Combat Aviation Brigade and USAG Ansbach's Run for the Fallen and Army birthday activities.

  • Celebrating the U.S. Army's 238th Birthday

    Jun 21, 2013

    In celebration of the U.S. Army's 238th Birthday, U.S. Army Garrison Humphreys hosted a cake cutting ceremony in the Exchange foyer area between the Food Court and the Main Store. After providing a brief history of the U.S. Army to those eating at the Food Court, Command Sgt. Maj. Kristine A. Purnell, the Humphreys Garrison command sergeant major, joined Col. Darin S. Conkright, Humphreys Garrison commander, Sgt. 1st Class Reginald Davis Sr. and Pfc. Mary Samaniego in cutting the cake. Davis, assigned to U.S. Army Correctional Activity-Korea, was determined to be the garrison's oldest Soldier, with Samaniego, assigned to Company E, 3-2 General Support Aviation Battalion, the youngest.

  • Meeting the nation's infrastructure challenges through collaboration, partnerships

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    As our nation's infrastructure continues to age and deteriorate, and funding levels remain unchanged, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is faced with the challenge of maintaining the nation's waterways and reservoirs all while reducing spending.

  • Trainers discuss ways to implement Mission Command across the Army

    Jun 20, 2013

    At the Mission Command Symposium in Kansas City, the Association of the United States Army (AUSA) saved the best for last with the "Training for Mission Command" panel, June 19. Moderated by retired Brig. Gen. Pete Palmer, the panel members looked at the numerous aspects of training people in Mission Command across the Army and other government agencies.

  • Considering getting a pet? 'Paws,' reflect on regs, safety

    Jun 20, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Are you a pet owner on Fort Huachuca? If so, it is important to make sure that you and your furry family member are staying safe and following installation regulations.

  • Canine companions-more than just man's best friend, some dogs have military mission

    Jun 20, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - In the United States, the use of dogs for military purposes extends further into history than many may think. During the Civil War and World War I, canines were used to protect, to communicate messages, and as advertisement, propaganda and recruiting mascots.

  • Sgt. Audie Murphy Club honors newest inductees

    Jun 20, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - The U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence and Fort Huachuca Chapter of the Sgt. Audie Murphy Club, or SAMC, celebrated the 238th Army birthday in its own way, by inducting six new Soldiers into its elite organization of non-commissioned officers. The ceremony took place June 14 in Fitch Auditorium, Alvarado Hall.

  • MVC races to celebrate dads

    Jun 20, 2013

  • Dueling piano show entertains TMAC crowd

    Jun 20, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - The Thunder Mountain Activity Centre came alive Saturday night as loud music emanated from the building. Even louder laughter and cheering came from the crowd as a packed room found itself entertained by the show, "Dueling Pianos." Unlike a traditional piano bar show with two grand pianos, this was a two-man show featuring musicians on keyboards. Both men played the music, sang and took turns as emcees for the entire event.

  • More resources now available for MI instructors on FH

    Jun 20, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ.- After three years of planning, the Fort Huachuca Military Intelligence Staff and Faculty Development Division held a ribbon-cutting ceremony at O'Neil Hall to celebrate the grand opening of the Instructor Resource Center, or IRC, on Wednesday.

  • College graduates become leaders in the US Army

    Jun 20, 2013

    Sixteen recently graduated college students became officers in the United States Army, by receiving a 2nd Lt. commission during a Reserve Officer Training Corp's (ROTC) ceremony, conducted at the Turabo University,Caguas, PR, June 20.

  • DPTMS works on integrating bugle calls with emergency alert system

    Jun 20, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Members of the Fort Huachuca community have noticed more bugle calls and alert testing over the past few weeks. The reason behind that extra noise is a future integration of two systems -- the mass notification alert system and the historical bugle calls.

  • Chaplain honored for FH, Iraq service

    Jun 20, 2013

  • Refocused Patton Museum illuminates military history

    Jun 20, 2013

    The Patton Museum was rededicated June 14 with a culminating ceremony for the three year, $5 million overhaul of the musem.

  • Army Strong Triathlon presents ultimate challenge

    Jun 20, 2013

    Some children spend their summer working for neighbors and some Soldiers spend their weekends studying for flight school, but others train hard for what might be considered one of the hardest competitions in the world of athletics -- completing a triathlon.

  • Lyster AHC: Don't let summer heat slow you down

    Jun 20, 2013

    As the temperatures rise in southern Alabama, the staff at Lyster Army Health Clinic is eager to educate patients about sun safety.

  • GEMS: Young investigators solve a crime

    Jun 20, 2013

    More than 20 crime scene investigators filled the library at the U.S. Army Aeromedical Research Laboratory June 13 checking for fingerprints and comparing footprints in order to identify a killer.

  • Vacation Bible school brings lessons to life

    Jun 20, 2013

    Students of all ages attended this year's Fort Rucker Vacation Bible School, but they were treated to more than just classrooms and Sunday school, they had the opportunity to experience firsthand what it was like to live in biblical times.

  • Army's top real estate exec visits Picatinny, cites funding as biggest operational challenge to Army

    Jun 20, 2013

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. - Katherine Hammack, Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Army for Installations, Energy and Environment visited Picatinny Arsenal, June 20.

  • MEDDAC holds change of command, award ceremony for outgoing commander

    Jun 20, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. -Raymond W. Bliss Army Health Center started off its change of command Wednesday with a different twist. It began with an award ceremony in a relaxing setting. Before entering the Arizona sun on Brown Parade Field for the formal change of command, Soldiers gathered in the shade around the gazebo to present awards to Col. William Moran, outgoing commander, prior to the ceremony.

  • Col. Dixon Becomes 16th CAAA Commander

    Jun 20, 2013

    Col. Robert "Joe" Dixon, Jr., became the 16th commander of Crane Army Ammunition Activity June 20 at a ceremony overlooking Naval Support Activity Crane's Lake Greenwood.

  • Transitioning Soldiers should 'tailor' resume writing skills

    Jun 20, 2013

    "A resume is not designed to get you hired, it is designed to get your foot in an employer's door for an interview," said William McMillian, transition service manager for Fort Bragg's Army Career and Alumni Program, also known as ACAP.

  • Student loans bring benefits, burdens

    Jun 20, 2013

    Student loans can be a big help to those in need, but if not managed correctly might do more damage than good.

  • Commissary to close on Tuesdays

    Jun 20, 2013

    As sequestration continues to move across America's military installations, many programs and businesses are seeing changes, one business being the commissaries that employ more than 14,000 U.S. civilians.

  • Fort Rucker celebrates Army's 238th birthday

    Jun 20, 2013

    For 238 years, the U.S. Army has fought to protect and defend the freedom that people enjoy today, and Fort Rucker celebrates that freedom just as anyone would -- with cake.

  • USAARL welcomes new commander

    Jun 20, 2013

    The U.S. Army Aeromedical Research Laboratory welcomed a new commander and bid farewell to a familiar face during a change of command ceremony at the U.S. Army Aviation museum June 14.

  • AMC receives four value engineering awards

    Jun 20, 2013

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics recently announced that the U.S. Army Materiel Command is the recipient of four Department of Defense Value Engineering awards.

  • 5th Avenue renamed in honor of legendary Aviator

    Jun 20, 2013

    It was a friendship of Aviation warriors that spanned for more than four decades and is now linked on the ground where Army Aviation began.

  • Hood Paratroopers complete jump as Families look on

    Jun 20, 2013

    ...What followed was a series of hand gestures and signals that culminated in a static line jump for 74 Paratroopers assigned to C Company, 2nd Squadron, 38th U.S. Cavalry Regiment throughout the day June 19 on Fort Hood as Family members looked on from Rapido Drop Zone.

  • Thousands enjoy MDW's Twilight Tattoo!

    Jun 20, 2013

    Thousands of visitors to the Nation's Capital, along with their host, Maj. Gen. Michael S. Linnington, the U.S. Army Military District of Washington commanding general enjoyed beautiful summer weather as they watched the performance of 'Twilight Tattoo' at Joint Base Myer - Henderson Hall June 19, 2013.

  • Pentagon-level SHARP training for Army officers

    Jun 20, 2013

    WASHINGTON (June 20, 2013)--Lt. Gen. Howard B. Bromberg, Deputy Chief of Staff G-1, facilitated a Sexual Harassment/ Assault Response and Prevention (SHARP) panel, today, in the Pentagon Auditorium that served as officer professional development for 0-6 colonels assigned to Headquarters, Department of the Army. During the hour-long session, attendees watched a video titled "Effects of Sexual Assault/Sexual Harassment on the Army Profession" featuring a private first class sharing her personal account of sexual assault and attempts for seeking help. Following the video, Bromberg lead a panel discussion on incidents of sexual harassment and assault in the Army ranks and the actions needed to prevent them.

  • National Guard firefighters headed home soon

    Jun 21, 2013

    As the Black Forest fire reached 85 percent containment, June 18, 2013, Colorado National Guard firefighters were released from the fire line.

  • Driven to Manhood

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    The U.S. Army and U.S. Army Reserves Soldiers partner with the Steve Harvey Mentoring Program to mentor at-risk youth on what it means to be a man. Available in high definition.

  • Army Week Combatives

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    Soldiers practice combat skills for Army Week 2013. Lance Corporal Eric Waddell takes us for a behind the scenes look on Camp Hansen. Includes sound bites from SSG Adam Shepard - Level 4 Combatives Instructor and SGT Matt Early - 333rd Signals Co.

  • Fort Campbell Breaks Ground for New Injury Center

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    Military leaders, Soldiers treated for traumatic brain injury, National Intrepid Center of Excellence (NICoE) representatives and representatives from the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund broke ground today at a ceremony near the Fisher House for the third in a series of nine National Intrepid Center of Excellence (NICoE) Satellite Centers designed to diagnose and treat traumatic brain injury and post-traumatic stress. We are so very excited about all the benefits that Fort Campbell Soldiers will receive when construction on the $11 million facility, the Intrepid Spirit III, is complete in approximately one year. Also available in high definition

  • Intent versus impact -- workplace sexual assault and harassment

    Jun 20, 2013

    The act of sexual harassment may start as a simple comment, touching, staring, licking one's lip or a picture on the wall. To the perpetrator, this display of behavior may or may not be sexually intended. However, the individual receiving the message may find it offensive. The impact far outweighs the intent.

  • Exchange credit card fees impact military community

    Jun 20, 2013

  • AMC DCG impressed by depot workforce, partnerships

    Jun 20, 2013

    Lt. Gen. Patricia McQuistion, deputy to the commanding general for the U.S. Army Materiel Command, visited Anniston Army Depot and two of its tenant organizations, the Anniston Munitions Center and DLA Distribution Anniston June 11. This was her first visit to the installation since assuming her current role in August 2012. The purpose of the DCG's visit was to view the workforce at Anniston Army Depot, see the work being performed to overhaul and repair some of the Army's weapons systems and to view the coordination in place between the installation and DLA Distribution Anniston, a tenant on the depot.

  • Be prepared for household goods peak seasons

    Jun 20, 2013

    Fort Benning Soldiers, Family members and civilians, don't be the last one into the Personal Property Shipping Office this peak season. Pack and pick-up dates go very fast in the summer months. Almost 65 percent of all Department of Defense household goods moves are performed during the summer peak season, May 15 through Sept. 30. Pickups during the last few days of the month are always difficult. We expect pickups during the period of June 15 through July 4 to be almost non-existent. That's why it's critical for personnel to be proactive in planning for a move. Moving can be very stressful, however, much of the stress can be avoided through proper planning.

  • Hydrate the right way to ward off heat illness

    Jun 20, 2013

    Tomorrow, June 21, is the summer solstice, the official first day of summer. With temperatures reaching into the 90s, however, the weather has felt like summer for a couple of weeks now. As the season progresses, employees need to take precautions when working in the heat to prevent heat injuries and illnesses.

  • Multi-National Friends Jump at Exercise Eager Lion 2013

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    Multinational units participate in a friendship jump at exercise Eager Lion. Available in High Definition.

  • Facebook another communication outlet for ANAD

    Jun 20, 2013

    Last week, we took steps to establish a social media presence. On Tuesday, we developed an official Anniston Army Depot page on Facebook, where you will find the most recent information and news about the installation. It is our goal to provide the public with information and news and allow for an open forum of discussion on posted topics. Currently, it contains hard news stories (over the last few months) and links to sister installations, higher headquarters, the Army and select community organizations. The page will also be used for crisis communication.

  • PFC Schuette: Effects of Sexual Assault/Sexual Harassment on the Army Profession

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    This video case-study addresses the crisis of sexual harassment and sexual assault through the lens of the Army Profession with a particular focus on the trust relationships that are the bedrock of the Army Profession. Also available in high definition

  • Greata takes command of Natick garrison

    Jun 21, 2013

    Two years and 10 days after taking the leadership of the U.S. Army Garrison- Natick, Lt. Col. Frank Sobchak handed off command to Lt. Col. Brian Greata in a June 20 ceremony at the Natick Soldier Systems Center.

  • Sweet celebrations

    Jun 20, 2013

    The U.S. Army turned 238 years old June 14 and Anniston Army Depot celebrated with two cake-cutting events. At the West Station Diner, Lt. Col. Robert Rouse, commander of DLA Distribution Anniston, and Depot Sgt. Maj. Jeffrey Marcon cut the cake, thanking depot employees for their contributions to the Army.

  • Anglers have mixed success in tournament

    Jun 20, 2013

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- Anglers from the Lawton-Fort Sill Bass Anglers took to Lake Lawtonka June 15 for their monthly tournament with high anticipation of landing the big one.

  • Sill offers free education courses

    Jun 20, 2013

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- In a time when training funding has dried up, Fort Sill's Education Center is offering a flood of free training to Soldiers and Department of the Army civilians. Team Sill Leadership Academy is offering 12 weeklong-courses through September on topics from effective military writing to stress management. Each course is meant to enhance leadership skills no matter the student's military occupational specialty or profession.

  • Furloughs, workload among topics of recent ANAD town hall

    Jun 20, 2013

    Col. Brent Bolander, Anniston Army Depot's commander, held his second series of town hall meetings June 12. Topics included the upcoming furlough, overtime, future workload, safety and sexual harassment and assault.

  • Understand rules for PCSing with pets

    Jun 20, 2013

  • 310th HRSC departs for deployment for another tour

    Aug 15, 2013

    In 2009-2010, the 310th Human Resources Sustainment Center became one of the first Reserve human resources units to deploy to a combat zone

  • School's Out: ROTC Cadets gain international experience during Indonesian exercise

    Jun 20, 2013

    They've eaten snake. They've been dragged around. They've fired weapons with Indonesian and U.S Soldiers, trained local residents, and helped deliver needed school and hygiene supplies. And they've done it all while adapting to a different country.

  • Vietnam People's Army Chief of Staff Meets With I Corps and 7th ID

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    Sr LTG Do Ba Ty, Chief of Staff of the Vietnam People's Army, visited JBLM to discuss I Corps strategy for rebalancing to the Pacific and receive briefings on Stryker training and capabilities from 7th ID leaders. Available in High Definition.

  • NCOs run for esprit de corps, talk change

    Jun 20, 2013

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- The Fires Center of Excellence and Fort Sill command sergeant major hosted a postwide noncommissioned officers' June 13 here.

  • Soldiers Update: Italian Commando

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    U.S. and Italian soldiers participate in a patrolling competition in Ternate, Italy. Available in High Definition.

  • Exercise Eager Lion Concludes, Some Assets Will Stay in Jordan

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    Exercise Eager Lion comes to a close; however, some U.S. military assets will remain behind with our allies in the Kingdom of Jordan. Eager Lion includes land, air and sea warfare with 19 countries participating.

  • Soldiers Update: Orioles Games

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    SPC Vidakovich attends an Orioles games thanks to MLB. Available in High Definition.

  • Corps Assists National Park Service in Protecting Parkway From River

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    As the York River encroaches on the Colonial Parkway, engineers have found that rocks are part of the answer to fixing critically damaged and eroded shoreline. Soundbites from Cara Sydnor and Dorothy Geyer. Also available in high definition That is why contractors, working for the Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, are using heavy equipment to place large boulders along the edge of the York River to stabilize and strengthen a section of the shoreline.

  • Company looking to hire transitioning Soldiers through ACAP services

    Jun 20, 2013

    Chesapeake Energy is presenting an oil and gas presentation, followed by interviews for transitioning Soldiers seeking employment June 25-26 at the Army Career and Alumni Program, Building 2652, which is located on the corner of Dixie Road and Michael Street.

  • Luncheon honors top enlisted Soldiers

    Jun 20, 2013

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- For Sill's best enlisted Soldiers were honored at a luncheon for their quarterly and annual awards June 13 at the Patriot Club. Platoon Sergeant (Sgt. 1st Class) Learthur Williams, was named the 2012 Fort Sill Platoon Sergeant of the Year; and Drill Sergeant (Sgt.) Queen Ross and Spc. David Sumpter took quarterly honors for NCO and Soldier of the Quarter respectively.

  • 2-minute Warning

    Jun 20, 2013

    For officials, one strike and you're out. As sports fans, we like to think we know it all.

  • ADA integrates Kuwait enlisted in exercise

    Jun 20, 2013

    FORT SILL, Okla.- B Battery, 4th Battalion, 3rd Air Defense Artillery recently held a mobility exercise traveling to a Kuwaiti air base where E Company led the joint logistics and theater security training that included Kuwaiti enlisted personnel.

  • Ramadan and religious accommodation for Soldiers

    Jun 20, 2013

    Ramadan, the holiest month of the Islamic year, begins on July 9th. Chaplain (Major) Khallid Shabazz, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade Chaplain, discusses the significance of the observance and the unique issues of religious accommodation for Muslim Soldiers during Ramadan.

  • Army, NFL focus on resiliency for Soldiers, players

    Jun 20, 2013

  • 214th Fires Brigade debuts unmanned aerial vehicle

    Jun 20, 2013

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- Though it has been used for years in war environments, the 214th Fires Brigade was the first active-duty unit to debut the Raven Unmanned Aerial Vehicle on Fort Sill, June 10. "This Raven UAV can extend a commander's ability to conduct surveillance and reconnaissance missions over extended open areas in a fraction of the time that it would take to go and search any given area, with no Soldiers and far less risk," said Chief Warrant Officer 2 Joseph Kemna, a brigade targeting officer.

  • USACE Galveston District hosts PVAMU's STEM Summer Program students

    Jun 21, 2013

    GALVESTON, Texas (June 20, 2013) -- Students from the Prairie View A&M University's Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Summer Program visited the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District today to speak with district subject matter experts in the engineering, biology and regulatory fields, learn more about different avenues of pursuing STEM-related career fields and about the opportunities that exist for recent graduates.

  • Paralympic shooters named to national team

    Jun 20, 2013

    Three Soldiers from the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit were recently named to USA Shooting's Paralympic National and Developmental teams during the USA Shooting National Rifle and Pistol Championships held at Fort Benning last week.

  • Country artists line up for concert

    Jun 20, 2013

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- An impressive lineup of talent is set for the Army Concert featuring Trace Adkins, with guests the Josh Abbott Band and Bri Bagwell. The concert is July 5 on the Fort Sill Polo Field. Gates open at 6 p.m. and the show starts at 7 p.m.

  • 1-46 downs 3-1 CAV with explosive inning

    Jun 20, 2013

    In the first two games of the season, team captain Thomas Sutherland said the 1st Battalion, 46th Infantry Regiment, softball team struggled to get things going early offensively. That wasn't a problem Wednesday at Engineer Field as 1-46 put up five runs in the top of the first inning on its way to a 12-6 dismantling of 3rd Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment. The win helped 1-46 improve to 2-1 on the season, as of June 12, while 3-1 Cav. suffered its first loss and dropped to 2-1.

  • Soldiers relive history with jump course

    Jun 20, 2013

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- Seventeen paratroopers from the 428th Field Artillery Brigade and Ordnance Training Detachment on Fort Sill relived history as they participated in a three-day historic airborne training program by the World War II Airborne Demonstration Team of Frederick, Okla.

  • Army celebrates its birthday, Flag Day

    Jun 20, 2013

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- Although the U.S. Army was established in 1775, it did not have a single, standard flag to represent the entire organization until it was 181 years old. The first official U.S. Army flag was unfurled June 14, 1956, in Philadelphia.

  • U.S. Army Celebrates its 238th Birthday Chicago-style #ArmyBday

    Jun 21, 2013

    CHICAGO, Ill. -- General Daniel B. Allyn, Commanding General of United States Army Forces Command was welcomed throughout Chicago on June 12 through 14 to celebrate the 238th birthday of the U.S. Army. Allyn traveled to Chicago to celebrate the U.S. Army's 238th birthday and to speak on a Soldier for Life panel with Army senior leaders discussing Army transition assistance programs and the benefits for companies in hiring Soldiers and veterans.

  • Paintball draws youths to outdoors

    Jun 20, 2013

    Paint splattered across jerseys, trees and fortified areas of the Woodlands Paintball Area Wednesday as about 20 kids took part in a paintball camp hosted by Child, Youth & School Services.

  • NFL youth competition tests arm, leg strength

    Jun 20, 2013

    About 50 kids showed off their kicking and passing skills Thursday at French Field during the NFL Punt, Pass & Kick competition, hoping to make it to the national stage.

  • Mississippi island turned into forestry Petri dish

    Jun 20, 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, will finish a three-year reforestation project with a massive planting of 7,000 trees this week.

  • Community members get peek at Fort Carson, military life

    Jun 20, 2013

    Fort Carson's Army 101 brings in members of the local community to give them some exposure to and a better understanding of Soldiers and their Families and the challenges of military life.

  • Inspiring Soldiers museum director's goal

    Jun 20, 2013

    Fort Carson's 4th Infantry Division Museum curator has made it his mission to help inspire Soldiers to do what they do and show that generations of Americans have served before them.

  • Fort Carson firefighters on front lines of Black Forest Fire

    Jun 20, 2013

    Fort Carson firefighters began lending a hand with the Black Forest Fire within a couple of hours after the blaze started June 11 and were still assisting as of June 19.

  • Fort Sill trains sexual assault first responders

    Jun 20, 2013

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- With more than 3,000 sexual assaults reported in 2012, Fort Sill is doing its part to help protect Soldiers and also help guide victims through the process following a reported sexual assault.

  • Park offers 18-hole disc golf course

    Jun 20, 2013

    On Fort Benning, those who enjoy disc golf in their free time can take advantage of a nine-hole course at Russ Park.

  • Shelter offers safe haven for Black Forest Fire evacuees

    Jun 20, 2013

    A shelter was established June 11 at the Youth Services Center for Fort Carson personnel and their Families and pets who were displaced by the Black Forest Fire, the most destructive fire in Colorado's history.

  • 14th MP BDE Warrior Police take Missouri Law Enforcement Exam

    Jun 21, 2013

    14th MP BDE Warrior police have 90% pass rate during Missouri Peace Officer Law Enforcement Exam

  • 3 generations of Minor's doing major things

    Jun 20, 2013

    As father and son, Col. Michael W. Minor and Cadet Isaac A. Minor haven't been able to spend a whole lot of time with each other over the past couple of years. Both men got a chance to spend ten of the toughest days in the Army together as they started and completed Air Assault training at the Fort Campbell's Sabalauski Air Assault School.

  • Recycling dollars help pay for Fourth of July celebration

    Jun 20, 2013

    Despite sequestration and the upcoming furloughs, the Fourth of July celebration will go on thanks to Fort Leonard Wood's recycling program.

  • Fort Drum Soldiers face tough foes in Strongest Warrior Competition

    Jun 20, 2013

    WATERTOWN, N.Y. -- After last year's successful debut, the Strongest Warrior Competition returned to the Watertown Fairgrounds YMCA, to pit local military, civilian, police, fire and emergency personnel against one another to determine who would earn bragging rights this year.

  • 10th Mountain Division artillerymen test strength using Mountain Athlete Warrior Assessment

    Jun 20, 2013

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- There are many ways for 10th Mountain Division (LI) Soldiers to test their resolve at Fort Drum, and the Soldiers of B Battery, 3rd Battalion, 6th Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (LI), recently learned another when they pitted themselves against the Mountain Athlete Warrior Assessment.

  • Riding the Beast

    Aug 14, 2013

    It was the summer of 1980, and I was a young airman stationed at Mountain Home Air Force Base in southwestern Idaho. I'd recently been promoted to E-3 and decided to reward myself by purchasing a motorcycle. Of course, I wanted the biggest, fastest bike I could afford.

  • Virtual reviews save command travel dollars

    Jun 20, 2013

    There will be fewer paper cuts as the Expeditionary Contracting Command conducts its procurement management reviews virtually versus the standard face-to-face inspections during the rest of fiscal year 2013.

  • Weirick to lead Army Contracting Command-Redstone

    Jun 20, 2013

    Rebecca "Becky" Weirick has been named executive director of the Army Contracting Command-Redstone Arsenal, Ala., contracting center.

  • Fort Drum hosts pilot program to promote student success

    Jun 20, 2013

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Helping students to make conscious decisions that affect their future goals and achievements can be a challenging task. Middle school students, in particular, often can use a guiding hand as the consequences of the choices they make may follow them into high school and even into adulthood.

  • Spotlight on...Connie Fox-Samson

    Jun 20, 2013

    Connie Fox-Samson serves as the director, Army Contracting Command's Equal Employment Opportunity, where she will serve as the commanding general's special advisor on all EEO matters and to ensure that the command maintains a workplace environment where individuals are valued and supportive of each other's unique talents and abilities.

  • 10th Mountain Division combat medic aids civilian injured in accident

    Jun 20, 2013

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- You never know when or if your military training will come in handy during a walk through the woods. But on June 9, three 2nd Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team Rear Soldiers sprang into action to help a young man who sustained injuries when he jumped into a pool of water at Salmon River Falls in Oswego County.

  • Americans face off with Germans for friendly softball game

    Jun 21, 2013

    Americans and their host-nation counterparts met June 7 for a friendly evening softball game at Katterbach Kaserne, but with a twist: one team had never played softball before.

  • Fort Meade Celebrates Army Birthday with Resiliency Run

    Jun 20, 2013

    With an emphasis on resiliency, Fort Meade celebrated the Army's anniversary with the Army Birthday Run for Resiliency joint service run Friday morning at McGlachlin Parade Field.

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