Archive: Jun 2013

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  • Army officer wins Armed Forces Triathlon Championship

    Jun 13, 2013

  • 1-10 FA motivated in early season goings

    Jun 13, 2013

    Defense, fundamentals, big hits -- 1st Battalion, 10th Field Artillery Regiment, had it all Wednesday as it trounced Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, 15-0 at Engineer Field.

  • PCS tips help to protect household goods

    Jun 13, 2013

    These tips from the Claims Office can set yourself up for a successful PCS in case you suffer any damage to your household goods during the move.

  • Junior athletes make splash in triathlon

    Jun 13, 2013

    Kids' triathlon teaches sport, draws more than 120 participants at downtown YMCA

  • Army interns get "greened"

    Jun 19, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (June 19, 2013) -- Interns from the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command's communications and electronics center participated in training events designed to familiarize them with "day-to-day" military training June 3-7.

  • Bambi-bucket drops on Black Forest fire

    Jun 18, 2013

    BLACK FOREST, COLO. -- Smoke-clouds rose hundreds of feet and numerous aircraft swarmed through the Colorado Springs air, as helicopter crews worked tirelessly to help contain the fires at Black Forest, Colo., June 12. Pilots and crewmembers from Companies A and B, 2nd General Support Aviation Battalion, 4th Aviation Regiment, 4th Combat Aviation Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, have continuously dropped water from bambi buckets on the Black Forest fires.

  • USACE Galveston District celebrates Corps' and Army's 238th birthdays; names Employee, Engineer, Reg

    Jun 13, 2013

    GALVESTON, Texas (June 13, 2013) - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District celebrated the Corps' and U.S. Army's 238th birthday with an awards ceremony, June 13, to recognize an Employee, Engineer, Regulator and Supervisor of the Year, as well as to honor staff for their contributions to the community, state and nation.

  • Ironhorse Soldiers' skills honed during BSA

    Jun 14, 2013

    Leaders and Soldiers of the 1st "Ironhorse" Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division conducted a Brigade Support Area exercise from May 31 to June 9, here.

  • Take me out to the ballgame

    Jun 13, 2013

    Roughly 1,500 Soldiers in Basic Combat Training and Advanced Individual Training at Fort Jackson received a special treat Saturday. Instead of spending the evening in their barracks, the Soldiers attended the Columbia Blowfish game against the High Point Thomasville HiToms.

  • Green Bay Packers players visit Fort McCoy, motivate Challenge Academy cadets

    Jun 13, 2013

    FORT MCCOY, Wis. -- Obstacles don't have to keep people from reaching their goals, present and past members of the Green Bay Packers football team told an audience of Challenge Academy cadets at Fort McCoy. The football players took time off from their statewide tailgate bus tour in May to make a surprise visit to Fort McCoy. The cadets were brought to a meeting area without being told who they would meet or talk to. Cadets are high-school-age males and females who are not on track to graduate from high school because of truancy issues, insufficient academic credits, etc.

  • Veteran hiring event a big success

    Jun 13, 2013

    The Military Hiring Event at the Fort Sill Armed Forces Reserve Center June 6, was a rousing success, according to a veteran's employment representative with the Oklahoma Employment Security Commission.

  • AER campaign closes with near-record results

    Jun 13, 2013

    The Army Emergency Relief campaign came to a close. This year, the Fort Jackson community raised more than $279,700, which is the second highest grossing campaign in the last 10 years.

  • So you think you can ref? Fort Benning officials say it's not as easy as it looks

    Jun 13, 2013

  • Aviation unit conducts fire-suppression training at Fort McCoy

    Jun 13, 2013

    FORT MCCOY, Wis. -- Fire-suppression training conducted by a Wisconsin National Guard unit at Fort McCoy in May helped to hone its military mission and positions the unit to support fire-control efforts statewide. Jim Kerkman, Fort McCoy forester, said members of the 1st Battalion, 147th Aviation Regiment of Madison, Wis., provided water-bucket support of a prescribed burn on South Post. The unit conducted similar training here in April 2012.

  • Fort Sill battalions take long haul for training

    Jun 13, 2013

    Soldiers from the 100th and 168th Brigade Support battalions convoyed to Fort Carson, Colo., June 3-6, to turn in excess equipment and pickup artillery pieces from 3rd Battalion, 29th Field Artillery.

  • Hit or miss (out)

    Jun 13, 2013

    Are you new to the tricommunity? Haven't had time to check out some of the offerings in the area? I love the downtown area and Saturday I went to both Market Days on Broadway and the Phenix City Amphitheater.

  • Foundation announces scholarship recipients

    Jun 13, 2013

  • Keeping it simple with Father's Day

    Jun 13, 2013

  • Service member receives 'gift' from past

    Jun 13, 2013

  • 412th's attachment, integration streamlines command, control of ACC's 51C contracting Soldiers

    Jun 13, 2013

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The 412th Contracting Support Brigade is now attached to the Mission and Installation Contracting Command, a move that happened five months ahead of schedule, according to Army Contracting Command officials here.

  • Fort Benning commissary wants to get feedback from you

    Jun 13, 2013

  • Workshop to assist Soldiers with education goals

    Jun 13, 2013

    As a result of the Veterans Opportunity to Work Act, Soldiers will be able to attend a two-day workshop that focuses on higher education. The workshop is scheduled to begin in October at Fort Benning.

  • Know signs of suicide with ASIST training

    Jun 13, 2013

    Fort Benning is offering Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training to those interested. It is an eight-hour, two-day workshop that trains people, especially caregivers, on how to deal with a person who is contemplating suicide.

  • Spotlight on...Patricia A. Wingers

    Jun 13, 2013

    Patricia A. Wingers is assigned to Headquarters, Army Contracting Command G-8 at Redstone Arsenal, Ala.

  • Peer support group focuses on mental health

    Jun 13, 2013

  • PV2 Brad O'Connell

    Jun 13, 2013

    PV2 Brad O'Connell, from Schofield, Wisc., with the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment, "The Old Guard," sends an Independence Day greeting.

  • Spc. Bradley VanderVeen

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    Spc. Bradley VanderVeen, from Edmonton, AB, Canada, with the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment, "The Old Guard," sends an Independence Day greeting.

  • Sgt. Zachariah Faulkner

    Nov 30, -0001

    Sgt. Zachariah Faulkner, from Memphis, Tenn., with the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment, "The Old Guard," sends an Independence Day greeting.

  • Staff Sgt. Judy Dukes

    Nov 30, -0001

    Staff Sgt. Judy Dukes, from North Aurora, Ill., with the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment, "The Old Guard," sends an Independence Day greeting.

  • Pfc. Malvern Nelson

    Nov 30, -0001

    Pfc. Malvern Nelson, from Grambling, La., with the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment, "The Old Guard," sends an Independence Day greeting.

  • Underprivileged childhood makes Soldier focus on helping others

    Jun 13, 2013

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Soldiers join the Army for many reasons. Some join to serve their country, others join to travel the world, but for some it is a little more personal.

  • Spc. Ryan Bradley

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    Spc. Ryan Bradley, from Gardena, Calif., with the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment, "The Old Guard," sends an Independence Day greeting.

  • Spc. Danielle Belizaire

    Nov 30, -0001

    Spc. Danielle Belizaire, from Tampa, Fla., with the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment, "The Old Guard," sends an Independence Day greeting.

  • Spc. Cameron Southhall

    Nov 30, -0001

    Spc. Cameron Southhall, from Tampa, Fla., with the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment, "The Old Guard," sends an Independence Day greeting.

  • Army Birthday Shoutout - PFC Tyler Weese, Carney, OK

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    Army Birthday Shoutout - PFC Tyler Weese, Carney, OK.

  • Army celebrates 238th Birthday

    Jun 13, 2013

    The Army recognizes itself as being formed on June 14, 1775, as the need arose for the militias to form one united army to face Britain's seasoned troops during the Revolutionary War.

  • Pfc. Elliott Youngblood

    Nov 30, -0001

    Pfc. Elliott Youngblood, from Jacksonville, Fla., with the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment, "The Old Guard," sends an Independence Day greeting.

  • Spc. Robert Martin

    Nov 30, -0001

    Spc. Robert Martin, from China Springs, Texas, with the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment, "The Old Guard," sends an Independence Day greeting.

  • Spc. Adam Teegardin

    Nov 30, -0001

    Spc. Adam Teegardin, from Summerville, S.C., with the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment, "The Old Guard," sends an Independence Day greeting.

  • Independence Day Shoutout- SPC James Whitehead, St. Augustine, FL

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    Independence Day Shoutout- SPC James Whitehead, St. Augustine, FL

  • Soldiers, spouses participate in STRONG project on Fort Drum

    Jun 13, 2013

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- The Army is focused on building and maintaining strong Soldiers; however, a Soldier is only as strong as his or her Family or support system.

  • 2013 Army Birthday Shoutout SPC Phan

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    Specialist Cam Tu Phan, a human resources specialist with the 85th Civil Affairs Birgade, sends the Army a shoutout for its 238th Birthday.

  • Tactical explosive detection dog boosts morale during mission

    Jun 13, 2013

    PAKTIKA PROVINCE, Afghanistan -- Every day, Spc. Logan Ellard buries a bit of TNT or C4 in the road at Forward Operating Base Orgun-E.

  • Fort Irwin launches large-scale renewable energy project

    Jun 17, 2013

    More than 170 representatives of the energy industry descended on Barstow, Calif. , to meet with representatives from Fort Irwin, Defense Logistics Agency Energy (DLA) and the Army's Energy Initiatives Task Force (EITF) to discuss a recently released Request for Proposals (RFP) on a renewable energy project at Fort Irwin, Calif.

  • AUSA celebrates annual dinner, Army birthday at Fort Drum

    Jun 13, 2013

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Fort Drum Soldiers and community members gathered June 5 at the Commons to celebrate the Association of the United States Army's annual dinner and the Army's 238th birthday.

  • Army returns to original song

    Jun 13, 2013

    Effective May 8, All Army Activities message 124/2013 went into effect; it stated: "[The Army Song] will begin with a short introduction, then the verse, followed by the chorus and then the refrain." The change, approved by Gen. Ray Odierno, Army chief of staff, is actually a return to the original version and lyrics of the official Army Song.

  • Fort Sill chosen for Healthy Base Initiative

    Jun 13, 2013

    The Department of Defense selected Fort Sill to be one of two Army posts in the Healthy Base Initiative -- a project to promote healthy living.

  • Motorcycle Safety

    Jun 13, 2013

  • Garrison firefighters assist during recent floods

    Jun 13, 2013

    As Germany's Elbe River rose steadily toward a wall of sandbags, U.S. Army civilian firefighter Dieter Dörfler and his comrades stacked sandbags to hold the water back. Dörfler was among civilian firefighters from U.S. Army Garrison Baden-Württemberg and U.S. Army Garrison Kaiserslautern mobilized to support Germany's efforts to combat floods following weeks if rainy weather.

  • Fort Carson Families show off green thumbs

    Jun 13, 2013

    Fort Carson Family members gathered June 7 to pull weeds and prepare garden boxes for the continuing "Grow with Me Garden" program offered Balfour Beatty Communities, managers of Fort Carson Family housing.

  • Rangers were among first leaders of America's Army

    Jun 13, 2013

  • Fort Carson supports firefighting efforts

    Jun 13, 2013

    Fort Carson provided two CH-47 Chinook and two UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters as well as nine Fort Carson Fire Department personnel and four D7 bulldozers and maintenance and fuel personnel to assist with the Black Forest fire north of Colorado Springs, Colo.

  • Continental Congress authorizes Army

    Jun 13, 2013

  • America's Army: Service to the nation

    Jun 13, 2013

  • ACC stand down raises sexual assault awareness

    Jun 13, 2013

    Prompted by reports of an increase in sexual assaults across the Department of Defense, the Army Contracting Command hosted a Sexual Assault Prevention and Response stand down at the Missile Defense Agency Auditorium, Redstone Arsenal, Ala., June 10 to raise awareness among the command's Soldiers, civilians and contractor workforce.

  • Vice chairman decries sexual assault, lauds women

    Jun 13, 2013

  • Hiring Our Heroes visits IMCOM headquarters

    Jun 13, 2013

    Representatives of Hiring Our Heroes, a nationwide initiative to help transitioning service members, veterans and military spouses find employment, visited the U.S. Army Installation Management Command headquarters to discuss how the organization could improve access to its online resources.

  • Safety means storm ready at every garrison

    Jun 13, 2013

  • Equipment situational awareness matters

    Jun 13, 2013

  • Cannoneers participate in TRADOC MOS study

    Jun 13, 2013

    Scientists from the Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine were at Fort Sill June 5-6, and observed cannon crewmembers go through rigorous MOS 13B- specific tasks, as well as common Soldier tasks, as part of a gender-neutral physical standards study.

  • Vietnam vet shares 'one of greatest regrets'

    Jun 13, 2013

  • Army demos smaller, lighter, quieter 10kw power unit

    Jun 19, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- The U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command's communications-electronics center Command, Power and Integration Directorate, or CERDEC CP&I, hosted a demonstration of a novel power unit for its Department of Defense partners June 11 and 12.

  • The Bayonet goes out with bang

    Jun 13, 2013

    Fort Benning's command information newspaper changed its name in April, but The Bayonet finished its more than 70 years in print winning several newspaper awards for 2012.

  • Former NBA referee, undercover cop talks PTSD

    Jun 13, 2013

    Bob Delaney is continuing to blow the whistle on post-traumatic stress disorder and will return to Fort Benning June 18 for the third year in a row to speak on the subject.

  • Hooked on fishing

    Jun 13, 2013

    More than 650 people participated in Saturday's fishing derby at Semmes Lake.

  • Miss Maryland visits Fort Meade schools

    Jun 13, 2013

    Miss Maryand 2013 visits Fort Meade Schools

  • 24/7 SARC Hotline

    Jun 13, 2013

    24/7 SARC Hotline

  • Fort Meade's Freedom Inn takes second place in Connelly Awards

    Jun 13, 2013

    Two years after earning the title of best large-garrison food facility in the Army, the Freedom Inn again made a run at the prestigious Philip A. Connelly Award.

  • Army celebrates birthday at Twilight Tattoo!

    Jun 13, 2013

    Thousands of visitors and members from all branches of the military services render honors and celebrate the 238th birthday of the U.S. Army with Soldiers from the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) and the U.S. Army Band "Pershing's Own."

  • Space warriors get new commander

    Jun 17, 2013

    1st Space Battalion welcomes Lt. Col. Richard Zellmann

  • Learning the ropes

    Jun 13, 2013

    It's not much to look at. An oblong box of unpainted, unfinished wood, the small structure gives the future airborne Soldiers their first taste of jumping from a moving aircraft. Built to resemble the belly of a C-130 Hercules aircraft, parachuted Soldiers in the Airborne Orientation Course program connect to a static line and proceed, one by one, to leap through the door of the "aircraft."

  • Post pays tribute to military fathers

    Jun 13, 2013

    Fort Jackson celebrated the contributions of military fathers during its annual Fatherhood Recognition Ceremony at the Solomon Center Tuesday.

  • Soak your worries away in Baden Baden

    Jun 13, 2013

    Baden Baden offers a unique spa getaway for the modest and the bold

  • IMCOM commander recognizes Fort Drum ASAP coordinator

    Jun 13, 2013

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- A Fort Drum civilian who has worked tirelessly in support of the well-being of Soldiers over the course of the last 10 months was recognized last week for her efforts.

  • Solar carport nears completion, prepares to power up

    Jun 13, 2013

    New carport features a solar photovoltaic array that will supplement or provide power completely to the Mack depending on the amount of electricity it generates.

  • 10th Mountain Division Soldiers face challenges of mass casualty exercise

    Jun 13, 2013

    PAKTIKA PROVINCE, Afghanistan -- In all of the situations that might happen on a forward operating base, having a mass casualty scenario may rank among the worst. Preparation and rehearsals are the best way to keep Soldiers and civilians properly informed on what to do in the unlikely event of a catastrophic attack that spirals into a MASCAL event.

  • Focus on quality earns ISO/AS recertifications

    Jun 13, 2013

    Tobyhanna received the 'thumbs up' from international auditors following an in depth inspection of business practices, earning recertification in meeting recognized standards for quality.

  • 'Huge Red Sox fan' re-enlists at Fenway Park

    Jun 13, 2013

    On the grounds of historic Fenway Park, Sgt. Jon Weymouth once again chose to serve his country, re-enlisting this spring as his oldest son, father, and fellow Soldiers stood by his side to support him.

  • National Hockey League honors veterans, Army Birthday during Stanley Cup Finals

    Jun 13, 2013

    The National Hockey League recognized past and present U.S. military veterans during Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Finals, between the Boston Bruins and Chicago Blackhawks, June 12 in Chiago's United Center. Gen. Daniel B. Allyn, commanding general of U.S. Army Forces Command, represented the U.S. Army, which celebrates its 238th birthday June 14.

  • Afghan squadron partners with 10th CAB advisers

    Jun 13, 2013

    KABUL, Afghanistan -- The new Afghan Air Force, formed in June 2010, currently has some 60 Mi-17 transport helicopters and half a dozen Mi-35 attack helicopters. These crucial assets are spread throughout three AAF Wings located in Kabul, Kandahar and Shindand.

  • USAG Ansbach recognizes its volunteers, honors them as 'heart of our community'

    Jun 13, 2013

    Hundreds gathered June 5 at the Storck Barracks Community Activity Center to help personally honor hundreds of members of the U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach community who have volunteered their time.

  • VDATS replaces legacy testers

    Jun 13, 2013

  • Service members, families turn out in force for Army Birthday celebration

    Jun 13, 2013

    WIESBADEN, Germany - It's not often you hear a band blasting people awake at 6 a.m., but on the occasion of the Army's 238th Birthday, that was the case on Wiesbaden's Clay Kaserne June 13. As members of the U.S. Army Europe Band played everybody's favorite hits, thousands of Soldiers, Airmen and civilians warmed up for a special run to mark the occasion.

  • The big payoff: family member get selected for lucrative Gates scholarship

    Jun 13, 2013

    FORT LEE, Va. (June, 13, 2013) -- She has it all mapped out:

  • Missile defense system readiness relies on FSR expertise

    Jun 13, 2013

    Tobyhanna Army Depot technicians are supporting the deployment of a key missile defense system in the western Pacific.

  • Fort Carson continues to support Black Forest firefighting efforts

    Jun 13, 2013

    With continued support to civilian authorities through a mutual aid agreement, Fort Carson has dispatched a structural fire engine to back fill Colorado Springs Fire Station 4 on Southgate for normal residential responses in that area.

  • Sato leisure office to close July 1; options remain

    Jun 13, 2013

    Sato travel office on Ledward Barracks will no longer offer leisure travel services beginning July 1, but will continue offering official travel service to Soldiers and family members.

  • Fort Wainwright ministry teams compete

    Jun 18, 2013

    Performing weddings, providing counseling, retreats and religious services, this is what many people think of when asked what their Unit Ministry Team does. While these things are an important part of their duties, it is not all they do.

  • Spartan Brigade Unit Ministry Team recognized for their support during deployment

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    Military chaplains have a rich history, dating back to the first world war, of supplying more than just spiritual and religious needs to soldiers and their families, regardless of their beliefs or forms of worship.

  • Schweinfurt commissary continues service despite closure

    Jun 13, 2013

    Despite changes occurring within the community, the commissary is one service within the garrison that will continue to provide a high level of operation until closure in 2014.

  • 'First in Support' command celebrates 238th Army Birthday

    Jun 13, 2013

    Soldiers of the 21st Theater Sustainment Command celebrated the Army birthday, which was founded June 14, 1775, with several events throughout the Kaiserslautern Military Community, June 13.

  • Sweet journey: daughter's graduation worthy of single dad's trying road

    Jun 13, 2013

    FORT LEE, Va. (June 13, 2013) -- "I'm excited, but I'm also very nervous because I'm not completely sure what I want to do," said recent high school graduate Kristine Cherry.

  • Herrieden, USAG Ansbach aim for good community relations

    Jun 13, 2013

    The Herrieden Shoot, also known as the German-American partnership shoot, an annual shooting competition held in partnership between the U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach and the city of Herrieden, took place June 7 at a German Army, or Bundeswehr, training area near Ellwangen.

  • U.S. Army turns 238

    Jun 13, 2013

    Grafenwoehr community gathers to celebrate the Army's 238th birthday

  • Gen. Daniel B. Allyn participates in Stanley Cup playoff game

    Jun 13, 2013

    Gen. Daniel B. Allyn, commanding general, U.S. Army Forces Command, renders the hand salute as soloist Jim Cornelison performs the National Anthem during the opening ceremony for the June 12, 2013, National Hockey League Stanley Cup playoff hockey game between the Boston Bruins and Chicago Blackhawks. Allyn is in Chicago to participate in activities commemorating the 238th birthday of the U.S. Army, and a Friday panel discussion with military, state and community leaders about the Army's Soldier for Life initiative.

  • Sisters in Arms

    Jun 13, 2013

    When Soldiers deploy they leave behind their families and friends. This is one of the hardest sacrifices that Soldiers make and accept.

  • USAG Casey has new commander

    Jun 13, 2013

    At a change of command ceremony inside the Carey Physical Fitness Center on Camp Casey June 11, Lt. Col. Edward D. Eldridge assumed command of U.S. Army Garrison Casey, replacing Lt. Col. Steven G. Finley.

  • 21st TSC Soldiers honor U.S., German flags

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    In rain or snow, in the dark and cold winter mornings to the warm and sunny summer afternoons, soldiers with the 21st Theater Sustainment Command stand ready to honor the U.S. and German flags by ceremonially raising them at the start of the day, and lowering them at the end of the day.

  • 21st TSC Soldiers show pride in unit both on, off duty

    Jun 13, 2013

    The Soldiers of the 21st Theater Sustainment Command operate in a unique and challenging environment, providing support to units all throughout Europe, Africa and the U.S. Central Command's area of responsibility. The motto of the 21st TSC, 'First in Support,' is a reminder to Soldiers of their steadfast dedication to the mission and, in recognition of the esprit de corps and unit pride Soldiers exhibit, the military clothing sales store on Kleber Kaserne is offering unit memorabilia to Soldiers who wish to show their unit pride both on and off duty.

  • Army harnesses sun to reduce casualties from sniper attacks

    Jun 24, 2013

    The U.S. Army is harnessing the elements to help reduce casualties from sniper attacks on forward operating bases.

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