Archive: Jul 2013

Showing 1200-1269 of 1269 items
 
  • New installation opens in Italy

    Jul 2, 2013

    The newest military installation in Europe, Caserma Renato Del Din, opened officially July 2. Del Din will be the home of three 173rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne) units and is the first Department of Defense installation to achieve a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Silver Certification for the entire site.

  • Space Cowboys get Colorado sendoff

    Jul 17, 2013

    ARSST 23 deploys to U.S. Central Command

  • 'Big Red One' Soldiers compete for 'expert' status

    Jul 2, 2013

    Sixty infantrymen from the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, and three infantrymen from two other "Big Red One" brigades recently earned the right to wear the Expert Infantryman Badge and call themselves experts in their profession.

  • Veterans recall Korean War experiences as 60th anniversary of armistice approaches

    Jul 3, 2013

    Some 50 Korean War veterans, mostly in their 80s, recently attended the opening of the Korean War 60th Anniversary Exhibit at the Pentagon.

  • Strength from adversity: Celebrating 237 years of Liberty

    Jul 2, 2013

    This week we celebrate the Nation's 237th anniversary of Independence Day. On July 4 and over this weekend we will celebrate one of the proudest moments in our Nation's history -- our rightful claim to self rule and independence. Many of us associate this day with our Nation's freedom, strength, and prosperity. This day remains a beacon of freedom for the world to see and it symbolizes what other democratic societies attempt to emulate. It is a day we recall our country's proud heritage and the remarkable courage of our founders.

  • Corps of Engineers to conduct spillway gate tests on Savannah River reservoirs

    Jul 2, 2013

    On July 10 and 11 the Corps of Engineers will conduct required tests of the spillway gates at its three dams on the upper Savannah River. The tests will ensure the gates work properly and can be activated in the event of an emergency to protect the dam plus people and property downstream. Tests will be conducted at Hartwell Dam, Russell Dam, and Thurmond Dam.

  • Military Police welcome new commander to Fort Leonard Wood

    Jul 9, 2013

    Fort Leonard Wood held a change of command for the 14th Military Police Brigade July 1 on Gammon Field. Col. Kevin Vereen relinquished command to Col. Bryan Patridge.

  • Garrison employees recognized for length of service, achievement

    Jul 10, 2013

    WIESBADEN, Germany - "One need not wear a uniform to serve." That was the focus June 21 as Col. David Carstens, U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden commander, honored 945 years of combined service contributed by garrison employees at a Length of Service Ceremony.

  • Eagle Scout project gives 'Jake the Snake' a new home

    Jul 2, 2013

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Wiesbaden High School's "Jake the Snake" has a new home thanks to Troop 107 Boy Scout Ricky Pickering, who built it to fulfill one of the requirements to become an Eagle Scout.

  • TRADOC leads review of MOS standards, gender integration

    Jul 3, 2013

    As U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command continues to design the force of the future, it will also review the standards for all Soldiers -- men and women alike -- to support the future force.

  • Understanding Schweinfurt's Amber Alert

    Jul 2, 2013

    The report of a missing child within the U.S. Army Garrison Schweinfurt military community sets into motion a series of events, launching garrison officials and military police into full alert, and in some cases an amber alert is flashed on the garrison Facebook page.

  • ANAD commander's July 4th, 2013, safety message

    Jul 2, 2013

    Founded July 4, 1776, with the signing of the Declaration of Independence, America will celebrate its 237th birthday Thursday. July 4th marks the anniversary of our nation's independence. As you take time to reflect on the individual liberties for which the founders of our great nation fought and died, let us remember that freedom isn't free. It was bought at a very high price.

  • Picking strawberries, vegetables in Schweinfurt

    Jul 2, 2013

    Local farmers throughout the Schweinfurt area grow fields of strawberries, known as Erdbeeren in German, and the season to pick them is now.

  • June 8, 2013 -- CSA's remarks at Sergeants Major Academy graduation ceremony

    Jul 2, 2013

    June 8, 2013 -- CSA's remarks at Sergeants Major Academy graduation ceremony

  • White House Transportation Agency new commander takes charge

    Jul 2, 2013

    The White House Transportation Agency has a new commanding officer. Maj. William C. Arnold replaced Lt. Col. Richard Michaels during a ceremony held in Washington, D.C., June 7, 2013.

  • Sesame Street coming to Franconia Military Community

    Jul 3, 2013

    The Sesame Street/USO Experience for Military Families -- The USO's longest running, free traveling tour -- based on Sesame Street's military family initiative is celebrating five years of touring the globe.

  • Honoring a living legend: Paying tribute to the heroes of the Berlin Airlift

    Jul 5, 2013

    "The noise of the planes became the sound of hope for the people of Germany." That's how Frankfurt City Treasurer Uwe Becker described the massive humanitarian effort to supply the besieged people of Berlin in 1948 and 1949.

  • Keeping the lights on in Kandahar

    Nov 30, -0001

    Kandahar provincial governor Tooryalai Wesa met with members of ISAF to discuss the way ahead for the transfer of two power generation plants in southern Afghanistan July 1 at Kandahar International Airport. The transfer of these facilities to Afghan ownership and management is a significant step forward toward the independence of the country.

  • New ladder truck raises fire response

    Jul 2, 2013

    USAG Yongsan's Department of Emergency Services (DES) unveiled their new fire station stall and presented a new hi-tech fire truck to the community during a ribbon cutting ceremony, June 25.

  • Bupyeong-gu KAFC enlightens ROK-U.S. alliance

    Jul 2, 2013

    Col. Michael. E. Masley, commander of U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan, Bupyeong-gu Mayor Hong Mi-young and members of the Bupyeong-gu Korean American Friendship Council attended a luncheon at Hartell House, June 28, to discuss various topics.

  • Soldier remember the Vulcan

    Jul 1, 2013

    Twenty one years ago a platoon sergeant choose a single Reserve Officers' Training Corps cadet from his platoon to fire a Vulcan air defense weapon system. Although the weapon system was on the verge of retirement from the Army, that old Vulcan had a lasting impact on the cadet.

  • Senior enlisted noncommissioned officer position changes hands

    Jul 1, 2013

    Network Enterprise Technology Command observed the traditional passing of the Noncommissioned Officer Saber from one command sergeant major to another.

  • Army, Navy veterans play in friendly polo match, honor those who have served

    Jul 3, 2013

    In the early evening in the rolling Virginia countryside, not far from Washington D.C., Army and Navy veterans faced off in a friendly polo match.

  • U.S. Army Forces Command Celebrates its 40th Birthday

    Jul 2, 2013

    The U.S. Army Forces Command celebrated its 40th birthday with a cake-cutting ceremony at their headquarters July 1.

  • The Show will go on: Fort Campbell Carnival, fireworks will happen this Independence Day

    Jul 1, 2013

    The Fort Campbell Fourth of July Independence Day Carnival and Fireworks show will go on scheduled, even as budget cuts and furloughs impact military bases across the nation, officials said. Traditionally, the post Morale, Welfare, and Recreation office hosts a carnival in honor with Independence Day, complete with a concert featuring the 101st Airborne Division band and celebrity music acts, and a fireworks show that evening.

  • From the Director of Army Safety - Risk: a common denominator

    Aug 14, 2013

    Anyone who has ever had a college philosophy class is familiar with the question, "If a tree falls in a forest and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound?" Multiple interpretations of the answer have been given by great minds through the years, but one simple premise is this: The lion's share of human perception is made up of only what we actually observe. Trees fall in the forest all the time, but it's not an "event" unless someone is there to see or hear it.

  • Soldiers teach Army values to student scientists

    Jul 2, 2013

    LEESBURG, Va. -- One of the duties of a noncommissioned officer is to instill the Army's core values into young Soldiers. During one week in June, eight NCOs and one junior enlisted Soldier from the Research, Development and Engineering Command taught those values to young student scientists at the eCYBERMISSION National Judging and Educational Event.

  • Engineer Soldiers 'ready to rock' for slated deployment

    Jul 1, 2013

    After weeks of training at the Combined Arms Collective Training Facility, the commander of 4th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade certified the 55th Mobility Augmentation Company and 509th Engineer Company of the 5th Engineer Battalion for an upcoming deployment in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

  • USAMRMC signs agreement with AmpliPhi BioSciences Corporation to develop bacteriophages therapies

    Jul 1, 2013

    The U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command and AmpliPhi Biosciences Corporation entered into a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) Jun. 13 to develop medical products that use bacteriophages to treat burns, skin and soft tissue infections and diarrheal diseases.

  • SMDC provides simulation program training for MDA

    Jul 1, 2013

    Extended Air Defense Simulation supports experiments, exercises, test, analysis and operational planning

  • Twilight Tattoo rides again July 10th!

    Jul 1, 2013

    Twilight Tattoo is taking off the 4th of July week, but will continue its summer performances on Whipple Field at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va. July 10.

  • Message from the President Regarding Independence Day

    Jul 1, 2013

    Today we celebrate the 234th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence and the beginning of a great experiment, American democracy.

  • Ironhorse Soldier follows uncle's footsteps to Cav

    Jul 1, 2013

    "I regret that I must confirm my recent telegram in which you were informed your son, CPL Anthony E. Costa, Infantry, has been reported missing in action in Korea since 2 November 1950."

  • Picatinny ammo goes from regular to unleaded

    Jul 2, 2013

    The switch to the new 5.56 mm "green bullet," the M855A1 Enhanced Performance Round, in 2010, has eliminated nearly 2 thousand tons of lead from the waste stream, according to the latest Picatinny Arsenal, N.J., figures.

  • Furloughs, SHARP, well being dominate Townhall meeting

    Jul 1, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Soldiers, civilians, contractors and Family members received information and the latest updates from post leaders during the quarterly Installation Town Hall meeting at the post theater June 24.

  • Swan Creek to become privatized

    Jul 1, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - On May 1, IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) and Lend Lease took over management, development and operations of Army Lodging under the Department of the Army's Privatization of Army Lodging (PAL) program. IHG and Lend Lease now operate on 39 Army installations, including APG's Swan Creek Inn.

  • Access control points, other services to be affected by furlough

    Jul 1, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Starting July 8, hours and services at the installation access control points and other services will change due to furloughs. The only 24/7 operation gates will be the Route 715 (Maryland Boulevard) gate in APG North (Aberdeen) and the Route 24 gate in APG South (Edgewood).

  • Army spells out long-term plan for equipping force after drawdowns

    Jul 2, 2013

    One of the tasks now facing the Army is getting "the right equipment, to the right units, on the right installations, at the absolute least possible cost," wrote the Army's vice chief of staff.

  • Stand Down teaches troops to prevail in battle against sexual harassment and assault

    Jul 1, 2013

    FORT BLISS, Texas -- 402nd Field Artillery Brigade held a Sexual Harassment and Assault Response Program Stand Down June 26 at Biggs Park here, featuring guest speakers and blocks of training supporting the Army's fight against sexual assault.

  • USAMEDDAC Fort Knox and Ireland Army Community Hospital welcomes new commander

    Jul 1, 2013

    United States Army Medical Department Activity Fort Knox and Ireland Army Community Hospital welcomed a new leader and bid farewell to its former commander in a Change of Command Ceremony Thursday morning at Brooks Field.

  • 'Hamilton's Own' participates in Operation Jaded Thunder

    Jul 1, 2013

    About 42 Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 5th Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, deployed June 11-20 to Smoky Hill Air National Guard Range along with four howitzers and one fire direction center.

  • Garrison to celebrate 'hometown' Fourth of July

    Jul 1, 2013

    Scaled down celebration is only open to ID cardholders

  • Knowing your headache provides relief options

    Jul 1, 2013

    Eighty-five to 90 percent of the world's population experiences headaches throughout their lifetime.

  • Children can eat healthy while on-the-go

    Jul 1, 2013

    Finding easy, creative ways to add more fruits and vegetables in place of other foods may be important in reducing risk for child and youth obesity.

  • USACE Galveston District to host additional public meetings on proposed changes to GIWW setbacks

    Jul 1, 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District will host additional public meetings in July to seek input on the proposed changes to its permit setback policy along the Gulf Coast Intracoastal Waterway.

  • Troop Command-North gets new commander

    Jul 1, 2013

    BETHESDA, Md. -- On the campus of Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Army Lt. Col. Richard A. Villarreal took command of Troop Command-North June 27 from Lt. Col. Eric Bailey, who has served as the unit's commander since 2011.

  • Protect your eyes from ultraviolet light

    Jul 1, 2013

    July is Ultraviolet Light Safety Month, and anyone who has been sunburned in the past knows the effects of too much sun and UV light exposure.

  • AKO Transition Information

    Jul 11, 2013

    AKO Transition Frequently Asked Questions; Establishing a commercial email account; Download a file onto your computer; SecArmy McHugh's AKO Transition memo

  • Region receives new leader of Human Resources

    Jul 1, 2013

    No one likes change, but chicken biscuits help. On Monday, June 24, 2013, the Northern Regional Medical Command G-1 (Personnel) section welcomed the new Assistant Chief of Staff for Human Resources (ACHSR), Col. Jacqueline Chando, with a breakfast of biscuits, bagels, cereal and assorted fruits and berries.

  • UH-60A/L/M Black Hawk Product Office deactivated; UH-60L Digital Product Directorate formed

    Jul 2, 2013

    In a cost-constrained environment, the Army's most affordable option, instead of purchasing all UH-60 M models, is to upgrade the L models with digital capability. On June 26, the UH-60 A/L/M Product Office was officially deactivated in a ceremony, and a new product directorate for UH-60L Digital was formed.

  • Army Ten-Miler picks up the pace

    Jul 1, 2013

    This year's qualifier brings out the best in runners

  • Nashville teachers graduate STEM curriculum with Corps externships

    Jul 1, 2013

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (June 28, 2013) -- Local high school teachers are using externships with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District to create class curriculum that will challenge students and encourage them to investigate, explore, experiment, problem solve, create and invent.

  • Texas National Guard engineers clear the way

    Jul 1, 2013

    As National Guard Citizen-Soldiers and Airmen gear up for their required annual training, the men and women assigned to the 454th Engineer Company, 111th Engineer Battalion, Texas Army National Guard (TXARNG), spent time at Camp Bowie in Brownwood, Texas, preparing for a route clearance mission in Afghanistan, where they're slated to deploy early next year.

  • 'BTH Panama' Closing Ceremony

    Jul 1, 2013

    A close up look and the 2013 'Beyond the Horizon' Panama closing ceremony.

  • JTF-Bravo conducts medical readiness training exercise in Honduras

    Jul 2, 2013

    Joint Task Force-Bravo, in conjunction with the Honduran Ministry of Health, conducted a medical readiness training exercise, June 25-26, 2013, inside of a school named Lempira in the remote village of Bara Patuca, Gracias a Dios, Honduras, where patients received dental, preventative medicine and well-being checkups.

  • Darby celebrates Army birthday at American Beach

    Jul 1, 2013

    Darby Military Community celebrated the Army's 238th birthday on the American Beach June 21.

  • USACE Galveston District urges safety over July Fourth holiday, flexes lock schedule

    Jul 1, 2013

    As the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District prepares for a busy Fourth of July -- a holiday known for drinking and boating and deadly accidents -- USACE Galveston District Commander Col. Christopher Sallese urges the public to put safety first and become water aware when participating in water-related recreational activities.

  • Vicenza soccer team wins second in Italian tournament

    Jul 1, 2013

    The Vicenza Lions mens soccer team is made up of Soldiers, civilians and many from the military community and play together with other Italian teams in Vicenza.

  • USACE Galveston District spotlight on regulatory supervisor

    Jul 1, 2013

    CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas -- Managing operations in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District's Regulatory Branch of the Corpus Christi Regulatory Field Office isn't always easy. With wetland issues to be resolved, jurisdictional determinations to be made and violation claims regarding both the Clean Water Act and the Rivers and Harbors Act to be reviewed and investigated, even Supervisor Lloyd Mullins, a 12-year veteran, says though he has his share of difficult days there is no other place he'd rather be working.

  • Vicenza students learn about creepy crawly things

    Jul 1, 2013

    Employees from the Directorate of Public Works Entomology Department came to the school June 6-7 to speak to around 400 students about harmful bugs in Italy and let them look at their collections of bugs.

  • LTG Ferriter talks hard issues with Baumholder Soldiers

    Jul 1, 2013

    Lt. Gen. Michael Ferriter, Installation Management Command commander, came to Baumholder June 27 and listened to Soldier feedback on sexual harassment and sexual assault in the Army, suicide, housing issues, sponsorship and more.

  • Welder works to prevent casualties along Afghanistan's most important highway

    Jul 1, 2013

    U.S. Army Sgt. Patrick Lewis, an allied trade specialist with Bravo Company, 703rd Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, uses rebar to create a culvert denial system at Forward Operating Base Shank in Logar province, Afghanistan, June 11, 2013. The cone shaped systems will be placed in culverts to help prevent the emplacement of improvised explosive devices in Wardak province, Afghanistan, along Highway 1, a main road to Kabul, and to help prevent the loss of life. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. Julieanne Morse/Released)

  • Franconian News for June 21 to 27

    Jul 1, 2013

    News stories in the Franconian News, the news source for U.S. Army garrisons Ansbach, Bamberg and Schweinfurt, for June 21 through 27 include a celebration of German-American friendship at Bamberg, a sergeant first class who volunteers time to teach physical fitness to the community at USAG Schweinfurt and a visit by the U.S. consul general out of M√ľnchen at USAG Ansbach.

  • SecDef: Force changes bring opportunities

    Jul 1, 2013

    Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel told Soldiers at Fort Carson, Colo., June 28, 2013, that now is the time for creative adaptation.

  • 195 'Dog Face' Soldiers receive combat badges

    Jul 1, 2013

    A total of 195 Soldiers in 3rd Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, were awarded combat badges at Forward Operating Base Shank, Afghanistan, May 28, 2013.

  • Welder works to prevent casualties along Afghanistan's most important highway

    Jul 1, 2013

    In a hot tent on Forward Operating Base Shank with an American flag hanging from the ceiling works an U.S Army welder whose recent project can help save many lives in eastern Afghanistan.

  • 25th CAB welcomes Hawaiian educators

    Jul 1, 2013

    To provide students with the right guidance, local educators were able to tour Wheeler Army Airfield May 6, and ask 25th Combat Aviation Brigade soldiers questions about life in the Army.

  • Army leaders discuss NIE path ahead at Industry Day

    Jul 2, 2013

    As the Army's first brigade combat team deploys to Afghanistan with a suite of new communications gear that came together at the Network Integration Evaluation, senior leaders met with industry to discuss how future Network Integration Evaluations will continue to drive technology forward.

  • Franconian News archive: June 2013

    Jul 1, 2013

    Links to Franconian News stories by the week in which they were produced.

THE ARMY NOW

More Videos

STAND-TO!
WORLD VIEW(Links to external media)