Archive: Jul 2013

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  • US-Colombia hold staff talks at Fort McNair

    Jul 30, 2013

    The visit to Fort McNair is part of the U.S. Army Staff Talks Program which serves as a bilateral forum for strategic-level discussions between respective armies.

  • USARPAC commanding general visits Talisman Saber 2013

    Jul 30, 2013

    SHOALWATER BAY TRAINING AREA, Australia - General Vincent Brooks, U.S. Army Pacific commanding general, visited Soldiers July 27 training in Australia as part of Talisman Saber 2013. Talisman Saber, currently in its fifth iteration, is a biennial training exercise that hones the interoperability of U.S. and Australian militaries. The bilateral training included a variety of missions from conventional conflict to peacekeeping and humanitarian assistance efforts. Brooks visited U.S. Army Pacific Soldiers training with their Australian counterparts at Shoalwater Bay training area in Queensland. He presented award to several Soldiers with 4th Brigade, 25th Infantry Division and toured areas of the battlefield to view training first hand.

  • Christmas comes early for engineers

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers with the 22nd Engineer Clearance Company and the 610th Engineer Support Company attended a class on how to operate their new Hydraulic, Electric, Pneumatic, Petroleum Operated Equipment here, June 26.

  • I Corps soldier gains acceptance into the Order of the Dragon

    Nov 30, -0001

    Almost every branch in the Army has its own elite award. That award can only be earned by those who have demonstrated a level of job performance and technical proficiency that sets them apart from their peers.

  • Medal of Honor addresses the public

    Nov 30, -0001

    Staff Sgt. Ty Michael Carter, currently serving as a staff non-commissioned officer in Headquarters Support Company, 7th Infantry Division, addresses the public for the first time regarding his recent nomination for the Medal of Honor, July 29. Carter and his wife, Shannon, engaged nearly 20 media sources at the one-hour event held on Joint Base Lewis-McChord. Carter will receive the Medal of Honor next month for his conspicuous gallantry in Afghanistan while serving with Troop B, 3rd Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment. On Oct. 3, 2009, many soldiers distinguished themselves when more than 400 anti-Afghan forces attempted to overrun Combat Outpost Keating, Afghanistan. Of the 54 members who defended the position, eight soldiers were killed, and more than 25 were injured. Without regard to his own safety, Spc. Ty Michael Carter proved himself time and time again, risking his life while engaging in combat against the enemies of the United States.

  • Staff Sgt. Carter Medal of Honor Press Conference

    Nov 30, -0001

    The 7th Infantry Division proudly hosted a press conference for Staff Sgt. Ty Michael Carter, who was announced as the newest Congressional Medal of Honor recipient at the Joint Base Lewis-McChord, post headquarters building July 29. President Barack Obama will present Carter the medal for his courageous actions in Afghanistan in 2009, during a ceremony at the White House scheduled for Aug. 26. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Austan Owen, 5th MPAD)

  • Staff Sgt. Carter Medal Of Honor Press Conference

    Nov 30, -0001

    The 7th Infantry Division proudly hosted a press conference for Staff Sgt. Ty Michael Carter, who was announced as the newest Congressional Medal of Honor recipient at the Joint Base Lewis-McChord, post headquarters building July 29. President Barack Obama will present Carter the medal for his courageous actions in Afghanistan in 2009, during a ceremony at the White House scheduled for Aug. 26. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Austan Owen, 5th MPAD)

  • Staff Sgt. Carter Medal Of Honor Press Conference

    Nov 30, -0001

    The 7th Infantry Division proudly hosted a press conference for Staff Sgt. Ty Michael Carter, who was announced as the newest Congressional Medal of Honor recipient at the Joint Base Lewis-McChord, post headquarters building July 29. President Barack Obama will present Carter the medal for his courageous actions in Afghanistan in 2009, during a ceremony at the White House scheduled for Aug. 26. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Austan Owen, 5th MPAD)

  • Staff Sgt. Carter Medal Of Honor Press Conference

    Nov 30, -0001

    The 7th Infantry Division proudly hosted a press conference for Staff Sgt. Ty Michael Carter, who was announced as the newest Congressional Medal of Honor recipient at the Joint Base Lewis-McChord, post headquarters building July 29. President Barack Obama will present Carter the medal for his courageous actions in Afghanistan in 2009, during a ceremony at the White House scheduled for Aug. 26. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Austan Owen, 5th MPAD)

  • Staff Sgt. Carter Medal Of Honor Press Conference

    Nov 30, -0001

    The 7th Infantry Division proudly hosted a press conference for Staff Sgt. Ty Michael Carter, who was announced as the newest Congressional Medal of Honor recipient at the Joint Base Lewis-McChord, post headquarters building July 29. President Barack Obama will present Carter the medal for his courageous actions in Afghanistan in 2009, during a ceremony at the White House scheduled for Aug. 26. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Austan Owen, 5th MPAD)

  • Staff Sgt. Carter Medal Of Honor Press Conference

    Nov 30, -0001

    The 7th Infantry Division proudly hosted a press conference for Staff Sgt. Ty Michael Carter, who was announced as the newest Congressional Medal of Honor recipient at the Joint Base Lewis-McChord, post headquarters building July 29. President Barack Obama will present Carter the medal for his courageous actions in Afghanistan in 2009, during a ceremony at the White House scheduled for Aug. 26. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Austan Owen, 5th MPAD)

  • Residents advised to prepare for Tropical Storm Flossie

    Jul 29, 2013

    Tropic Storm Flossie is expected to make landfall on Oahu later this evening, July 29.

  • MRE production for 2014 does away with lasagna, refried beans, fajitas

    Jul 31, 2013

    Barbecue shredded beef, vegetarian taco pasta, and seasoned black beans will replace chicken fajitas, vegetable lasagna, refried beans and potato cheddar soup in the 2014 production of Meals, Ready-to-Eat, or MREs.

  • Ribbon cutting celebrates Civil War Exhibit at New York State Military Museum

    Nov 30, -0001

    The Empire for Union Exhibit at the New York State Military Museum in Saratoga Springs tells the story of New York and New Yorkers during the Civil War and officially opened July 27.

  • Belvoir Enlisted Spouses Club now a certified non-profit organization

    Jul 29, 2013

    The Fort Belvoir Enlisted Spouses Club is now a certified non-profit organization due to receiving its 501(c)(3) status. A 501(c)(3) status makes a non-profit organization tax exempt and allows donors and donor organizations to receive a federal tax deduction for contributions made, more than $250, to a 501(c)(3) association.

  • Going back to the basics

    Jul 29, 2013

    Some of the best leaders emerge out of crises. When nearly 25 percent of the Soldiers in the Presidential Salute Battery were caught violating the Uniform Code of Military Justice last year, Sgt. 1st Class Tony Henry came in to take charge and get the PSB back up to speed.

  • Too much time or not enough?

    Jul 29, 2013

    Two weeks into the furlough period and missing a day out of your week does more than affect your paycheck -- it affects how much time you have to do your work and play.

  • Soldiers learn resiliency skills during newcomer training

    Jul 29, 2013

    Soldiers new to Fort Belvoir received resiliency and performance enhancement skills during Headquarters Battalion's newcomer resiliency course at the Belvoir Community Center July 17 and 18. The course taught five resiliency skills and one performance enhancement skill to the 123 Soldiers who attended the two-day course.

  • The evolution of intelligence

    Jul 29, 2013

    The IROC concept is changing the way business is conducted in the command by improving the professional development of Soldiers.

  • Eye in the sky

    Jul 29, 2013

    The 15th MI Battalion plays an integral part in the Army's aerial intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance fleet by providing support to warfighters.

  • Army Medicine celebrates 238 years

    Jul 30, 2013

    Maj. Gen. M. Ted Wong, commanding general, Northern Regional Medical Command, talks about impact of Army Medicine.

  • Stay smart on beach safety

    Aug 14, 2013

    A trip to the beach is a summer ritual for millions of Americans, including Soldiers, their Families and Army civilians.

  • A Closer Look: Return to the Pacific

    Nov 30, -0001

    A Closer Look with Gail McCabe. Available in High Definition.

  • UMCS, Metering programs help military, federal agencies control utility use

    Jul 29, 2013

    As government agencies are striving to reduce energy costs and consumption and increase use of renewable energy, many turn to the U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville.

  • ACS celebrates 'Blissful' 48th birthday

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers, spouses and other members of the Fort Bliss community celebrated the 48th birthday of the Army Community Service July 25 at the installation's ACS building.

  • Artificial nesting platform built for endangered birds

    Jul 29, 2013

    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and an oil company have worked together to construct artificial nesting platforms for the birds. This will provide them with the habitat that they need without inhibiting the work of the oil company.

  • Transporters recognize excellence

    Jul 29, 2013

    Transportation Corps Soldiers and civilians, past and present, gathered at Fort Lee to honor the accomplishments of their teammates July 25. To celebrate the 71st birthday of the Transportation Corps, Soldiers and civilians were recognized for their contributions during the regimental officer, warrant officer, noncommissioned officer and civilian of the year, Distinguished Members of the Regiment and hall of fame ceremonies.

  • Intelligence sharing through tactical glasses highlighted at Enterprise Challenge 2013

    Jul 29, 2013

    The Distributed Common Ground System-Army participated in Enterprise Challenge 2013 at Fort Huachuca, Ariz., July 15-26, 2013, demonstrating collaboration between the Army and industry through technology testing in a tactical environment.

  • Proven potential, demonstrated leadership: Army Aviator on the rise

    Jul 29, 2013

    WASHINGTON (Under SecArmy Public Affairs, July 23, 2013) -- Hoby F. Cupp says his promotion to lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Army is the result of the enduring support from his family, friends, mentors and the extraordinary Soldiers he's been fortunate enough to serve with in both garrison and combat.

  • Intelligence sharing through tactical glasses highlighted at Enterprise Challenge 2013

    Aug 2, 2013

    The Distributed Common Ground System-Army participated in Enterprise Challenge 2013 at Fort Huachuca, Ariz., July 15-26, 2013, demonstrating collaboration between the Army and industry through technology testing in a tactical environment.

  • Texas Guardsmen train with Australian army for Talisman Saber

    Jul 30, 2013

    Texas' 36th Infantry Division deployed approximately 150 Soldiers to Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., July 14-29, 2013, to participate in the fifth Talisman Saber training exercise.

  • Army extends Global Information Grid network to company level, below

    Jul 30, 2013

    Currently installed on mine-resistant, ambush-protected all-terrain vehicles as part of the Army's mobile Warfighter Information Network-Tactical Increment 2 network, the Soldier Network Extension will extend the network down to the company level for the first time.

  • Freedom Watch Update - June 28th

    Nov 30, -0001

    Task Force Lifeliners Command Security team conduct business outside the wire on a regular basis. Soundbites include SPC Garry Lim - Team Medic and PV2 Clint McClure - CST Gunner. Produced by SSG Peter Sinclair. Also available in High Definition.

  • Contest depicts military life through interlocking blocks

    Jul 29, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Local Lego® enthusiasts presented their best military-themed creations in Fort Huachuca's first-ever Lego® Building Competition at Murr Community Center this month, hosted by the Family & Morale, Welfare and Recreation Directorate. Twelve entries depicted a range of military life including installations, combat planes and vehicles.

  • Army AT Awareness Month features TARP-AT Training

    Jul 29, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - For the second year, the 902nd Military Intelligence Detachment and the Directorate of Plans, Training, Mobilization and Security, or DPTMS, will host the Threat Awareness and Reporting Program, or TARP, and antiterrorism training at Murr Community Center, Aug. 13, with presentations at 8 a.m., 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.

  • Patriotic Reenlistment

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers with Task Force Lifeliner reenlist on Independence Day at Bagram, Afghanistan. Soundbite includes Col. Charles R. Hamiliton - Task Force Lifeliner Commander, 101st Sustainment Brigade, Hometown: Houston, TX., and Sgt. Jennifer Wynn - HHC 101st Special Troops Battalion, 101st Airborne Division, Hometown: Crete, NE. Produced by Staff Sergeant Peter Sinclair. Also available in High Definition.

  • Riggers Sustain the Warfighters

    Nov 30, -0001

    Riggers with Task Force Lifeliner rig equipment for Low Cost Low Altitude aerial delivery missions for the warfighters in Afghanistan. Includes sound bites from Spc. Bianca Love, Rigger. Hometown: San Tan Valley, Ariz. Also available in high definition.

  • Task Force Lifeliner Motivational Video

    Nov 30, -0001

    Short video showcasing the capabilities of Task Force Lifeliners at Bagram Airfield Afghanistan. Also available in High Definition.

  • Enlisted, warrant officer students train together for first time at Huachuca

    Jul 30, 2013

    Students from the 2-13th Aviation Regiment attending the 150U Warrant Officer Tactical Unmanned Aircraft Systems course, and the 15E Unmanned Aircraft Systems Repairer and 15W Unmanned Aircraft Systems Operator courses, trained side-by-side in a culminating training exercise for the first time in Fort Huachuca's history, July 15-17, 2013.

  • Mavericks Keep on Trucking

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers with the 32nd Transportation Company Task Force Chain push supplies through some of the most dangerous roads in Afghanistan in honor of their fallen comrades. Soundbites from Sgt. Carlos D. Ortega, Chicago, Ill., Sgt. Michael F. Edmonds, Bethlehem, Penn.

  • US, Kuwaiti religious advisers bond to bridge gap

    Jul 29, 2013

    It was on the foundation of freedom and serenity that unit ministry teams serving in Kuwait with Third Army/U.S. Army Central and Islamic affairs officers and imams, or Islamic worship leaders, of the Kuwaiti Ministry of Defense built a relationship by promoting understanding and appreciation for their diversity.

  • Ironman colonel ready to spread success to Henderson Hall

    Jul 31, 2013

    Headquarters and Service Battalion, Headquarters Marine Corps, Henderson Hall, Commanding Officer Col. Anthony S. Barnes is a believer of a three-pronged philosophy.

  • Watching out for your pet during the dog days of summer

    Jul 29, 2013

    It's time to get out with the family and the family dog to enjoy some recreational activities and some beautiful summer weather. Hot weather can make us all uncomfortable, and it poses special risks for man's best friend. People need to be reminded of the seasonal dangers so summer fun isn't spoiled by a preventable emergency or illness.

  • MDW commander tours JBM-HH

    Jul 29, 2013

    Maj. Gen. Jeffrey S. Buchanan, commander of Joint Force Headquarters-National Capital Region and the U.S. Army Military District of Washington, sat down for a get-acquainted meeting with Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall officials

  • MDW commander tours JBM-HH

    Jul 29, 2013

    After assuming command in late June, Maj. Gen. Jeffrey S. Buchanan, commander of Joint Force Headquarters-National Capital Region and the Military District of Washington, sat down for a get-acquainted meeting with Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall officials at command headquarters on the Fort Myer portion of JBM-HH July 22. Foregoing a Power Point briefing, the general shook hands with joint base leaders and directorate heads in the Bldg. 59 conference room. Attending officials went around the table introducing themselves and providing thumbnail sketches of their backgrounds and duties.

  • Colin Powell signs books at JBM-HH Marine Exchange

    Jul 29, 2013

    For former Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman and past Fort Myer resident Gen. Colin Powell, his recent missions involve not getting writer's cramp or having a pen go dry or run low on ink.

  • Click N' Ship

    Nov 30, -0001

    The Bagram Post Office, run by Task Force Lifeliner starts a program that makes it easier to ship mail back home. Includes sound bites from Maj. Mario Washington, Human Resource Commander, HHC 101st Special Troops Battalion, 101st Airborne Division; Capt. William Caldwell, Customer, Air Force Craig Joint Theater Hospital. Hometown: Cheyenne Wyoming and 2nd Lt. Coda Hendricks, Bagram Mail Officer In Charge. Also available in high definition.

  • Mechanical Trio

    Nov 30, -0001

    Three proud, highly skilled mechanics from Oklahoma with the 1245th transportation company keep bolts tight and plasma torches hot to ensure trucks continue to hit the road in Northern Afghanistan. Includes sound bites from Spc. Joe Stewart, Mechanic. Hometown: Moore, Okla.; Spc. Brett York, Mechanic. Hometown: Ada Okla.; and Staff Sgt. Albert Arias. Mechanic. Hometown: Pauls Valley Okla. Also available in high definition. Follow the 101st Sustainment Brigade on Facebook at facebook.com/lifeliners

  • A Trio of Mechanics

    Nov 30, -0001

    Mechanics with the 1245th Transportation Company build a unique bond maintaining equipment during their deployment. Produced by Staff Sgt. Peter Sinclair. Includes soundbites from Spc. Joe Stewart, from Moore, Okla., Spc. Brett York, from Ada, Okla., and Staff Sgt. Albert Arias, from Pauls Valley, Okla., - mechanics with 1245th Transportation Company.

  • March 2 Success now more interactive, engaging

    Jul 31, 2013

    Free online, Army-sponsored test preparation program updated to keep pace with technology.

  • Vicenza runner finishes marathon barefoot

    Jul 29, 2013

    Family member Tom Romano finished his 13th Ironman triathlon June 30 in Klagenfurt, Austria, barefoot after mispacking his shoes.

  • F2F promotes resiliency with pottery

    Jul 29, 2013

    Female 2 Female program sponsored a resiliency through pottery night at the Arts and Crafts Center July 16.

  • FYROM aids KFOR MEDEVAC mission

    Jul 29, 2013

    SKOPJE, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (July 24, 2013) -- Multinational Battle Group -- East's Task Force Medical Evacuation ran their first test flight from Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo to Skopje as a part of their new medical evacuation agreement with the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia July 24.

  • Local Soldiers punished for offenses

    Jul 29, 2013

    One Soldier gets 6 years for sodomy, battery

  • Vicenza garrison installs smart lights on track to Net Zero

    Jul 29, 2013

    The U.S. Army Garrison Vicenza Directorate of Public Works has completed the replacement of 247 light poles supporting 494 old style metal halide lamp fixtures with 357 LED light fixtures on Caserma Ederle in Vicenza, Italy. The $843,000 project is expected to save the garrison approximately $30,000 annually and further the garrison's move toward achieving Net Zero Energy Installation status.

  • Veterans return to Korea for armistice anniversary

    Jul 30, 2013

    Korean War veterans returned to South Korea to mark the 60th anniversary of the signing of the armistice agreement that brought the brutal conflict to an end.

  • US soldiers increase base defense measures on FOB Shank

    Jul 29, 2013

    Coalition forces and civilians living on Forward Operating Base Shank, Afghanistan, have an added layer of security in the form of the Counter Rocket, Artillery, and Mortar System and the Land-based Phalanx Weapons System, or the C-RAM and the LPWS, two systems that work together for base defense.

  • Afghan police secure new areas in eastern Afghanistan

    Jul 30, 2013

    The Afghan Local Police set up a new checkpoint in the Muhammad Aghah district of Logar province, eastern Afghanistan, in order to deter enemy activity in the area.

  • Afghan soldiers provide safety through delivery of artillery fires

    Jul 31, 2013

    The soldiers of the Afghan National Army's Artillery Battery, 4th Kandak, 2nd Brigade, 203rd Corps, are helping provide artillery support, and peace of mind, for their brothers-in-arms across the Orgun Valley of Paktika Province, Afghanistan.

  • U.S. Army Japan senior leaders emphasize importance of SHARP

    Jul 30, 2013

    To emphasize the importance of the Army's Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention program, Maj. Gen. James C. Boozer Sr., commander of United States Army Japan and I Corps (Forward), personally met with each unit victim advocate during his command visit to Okinawa, July 22-25, 2013.

  • Soldier to receive Medal of Honor for COP Keating

    Aug 29, 2013

    President Barack Obama announced July 26, 2013, that Staff Sgt. Ty Michael Carter will receive the Medal of Honor next month for his "conspicuous gallantry" in Afghanistan.

  • Soldier Show auditions link with Operation Rising Star

    Jul 29, 2013

    In an effort to streamline efficiencies, Army Entertainment has integrated live auditions for the 2014 U.S. Army Soldier Show with selections of the 2013 Operation Rising Star finalists.

  • Transportation Corps puts One Army School System on full throttle

    Jul 29, 2013

    FORT LEE, Va. (July 25, 2013) -- The U.S. Army Transportation School is continuing to implement elements of the One Army School System, launching recent efforts to cross-train active duty and reserve component instructors.

  • Meticulous Mechanics

    Jul 27, 2013

    Despite a harsh environment, heavy loads and rugged terrain a trio of mechanics work hard and meticulously to ensure their unit trucks are ready to roll at any given time.

  • 553rd FEST-A provides expert recommendations for how to expand, shrink, consolidate, close

    Jul 27, 2013

    KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan -- As responsibility for the safety, security and stability of Afghanistan is being assumed by Afghan authorities, the U.S. footprint here is getting smaller. As a result, United States Forces-- Afghanistan, which is responsible for most of the base transitions and closures in the nation, looks to technical experts to assist with shutting down bases. One group of specialists helping to facilitate transitions and closures is the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers 553rd Engineer Detachment, Forward Engineer Support Team -- Advance, based out of New York.

  • Muleskinners host family fun-run, organizational day

    Jul 31, 2013

    Soldiers assigned to Company B of the 115th "Muleskinner" Brigade Support Battalion, 1st "Ironhorse" Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division began the Muleskinner Organizational Day with a family fun-run July 26 at Fort Hood, Texas. After the run; Soldiers, families and pets met at the Carl Levin Park in Harker Heights, Texas for games, food and other summer activities.

  • Manning guilty of 20 specifications, but not 'aiding enemy'

    Jul 31, 2013

    Army Pfc. Bradley Manning was found not guilty of the most serious charge of knowingly aiding the enemy, but was convicted on 20 other specifications related to the misappropriation of hundreds of thousands of intelligence documents sent to WikiLeaks.

  • Staff Sgt. Ty M. Carter Hot Topic graphic

    Jul 31, 2013

    Staff Sgt. Ty M. Carter Hot Topic graphic

  • Staff Sgt. Ty M. Carter Medal of Honor spotlight graphic

    Jul 26, 2013

    Staff Sgt. Ty M. Carter Medal of Honor spotlight graphic

  • Retired teacher volunteers to educate children about water safety

    Jul 26, 2013

    With the spirit of a lifelong educator, retired schoolteacher Pam VanderWeele has shown the reach and impact that U.S. Army Corps of Engineers volunteers can have on communities and people.

  • Hero2Hired Mobile Job Store visits Fort Leavenworth

    Jul 26, 2013

    Sergeant Major Wayne L. Bowser, senior enlisted advisor, Family and Employer Programs and Policy, advised job-seeking Soldiers, veterans and Family members on the ways the Hero2Hired Mobile Job Store can assist them in finding a career after the separate from the service during a visit to Fort Leavenworth, Kan., July 26, 2013.

  • G-1 to Congress: Army studying how to integrate women into combat

    Jul 29, 2013

    Integrating women into combat roles may require adjustments in recruiting efforts, the assignment process and other policies, the Army's deputy chief of staff for personnel told members of Congress.

  • Patient advocates help facilitate WAMC system

    Jul 26, 2013

    Patient advocates of the Patient Relations Division work to help customers address concerns and issues with Womack Army Medical Center at Fort Bragg, N.C.

  • Sitting can kill you

    Jul 26, 2013

    Decisions made pertaining to daily life activities -- specifically nutrition, activity and sleep -- will make a greater difference to your health than the 100 minutes visiting your health care provider.

  • "Heroes Remembered": 60th Anniversary of the Korean War Armistice

    Jul 26, 2013

  • 1st Cav tactical HQ goes up

    Jul 26, 2013

  • Army Business System Portfolio Management Reduces Costs and Improves Capabilities

    Jul 26, 2013

    The Army spends over $2B per year in Army Business Systems information technology This year, the Army strengthened its investment management for over 700 business systems to reduce costs, improve interoperability and comply with regulatory guidance.

  • Army plans to accelerate process reengineering after Enterprise Knowledge Repository pilot

    Jul 26, 2013

    The Army Shared Services Center at Picatinny Arsenal, an Army Materiel Command (AMC) activity, and the Army Office of Business Transformation concluded an architecture repository pilot in July 2013 that has the potential to revolutionize business process reengineering and Lean Six Sigma-informed continuous process improvement.

  • USACE, Army Reserve partner for project improvement, cost saving, training opportunities

    Jul 26, 2013

    An ongoing Army Corps and Army Reserve partnership could result in significant savings on a Loyalhanna Lake road repair project and more realistic training for combat engineers.

  • O'Fallon Marine exhibits courage, unselfishness by saving family after car crash

    Nov 30, -0001

    Sergeant Richard Skates, an amphibious assault vehicle crewman serving with Charlie Company, 3rd Assault Amphibian Battalion, had no way of knowing that his character and first aid knowledge would save the lives of four after a car crash July 9.

  • Army College graduates 348 senior leaders from distance program

    Jul 26, 2013

    Two senior Army leaders celebrated, and challenged the newest members of the alumni 'club' at today's ceremony for the 348 graduates of the Army War College Class of 2013 distance education program.

  • Twilight Tattoo marks Korean armistice anniversary

    Jul 26, 2013

    Defense leaders marked the 60th anniversary of the signing of the Korean War armistice with ceremonies at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall in Arlington, Va.

  • Missile defense Soldier talks with kids about deployment

    Aug 5, 2013

    Children invited to spend a week at Camp Whittier for Operation Purple Camp

  • Pathways for Students and Recent Graduates for Federal Careers

    Jul 29, 2013

    I have a passion to make a difference, and recent events such as Hurricane Sandy and the Boston Marathon bombing confirm the unexpected, that catastrophe can strike at any moment. As a result, my spirit to make a difference has evolved into something tangible, focused and career oriented; to communicate how we as a nation provide opportunity and assistance to those who desire it, and, for me, to be part of an organization that engages honestly in open and fair processes to find solutions.

  • Fort Leonard Wood chaplains observe 238 years of service

    Jul 26, 2013

    Fort Leonard Wood Installation Chaplain's Office observed the 238th anniversary of the U.S. Army Chaplain Corps, July 26, at the post's Memorial Grove. Events included a service in the World War II Museum Chapel, exhibits featuring the history of the Chaplain Corps during World War II and the Korean War, and a display highlighting members of the corps who have received the Medal of Honor.

  • Spc. Hector Pedroza "2 CR Legacy Profile"

    Nov 30, -0001

    2d Cavalry Regiment Legacy Profile Spc. Hector Pedroza - Helpdesk Technician with Combined Task Force Dragoon. Available in High Definition. Visit the 2d Cavalry Regiment's website http://www.2cr.army.mil Like us on facebook https://www.facebook.com/2ndCavalryRegiment 2 CR photos on Flickr http://www.flickr.com/photos/dragoon2scr Production by SSG Jose Ibarra 2 CR Public Affairs Office Kandahar Afghanistan

  • Pfc. Johnae Jones "2 CR Legacy Profile"

    Nov 30, -0001

    2d Cavalry Regiment Legacy Profile Pfc. Johnae Jones - Signal Support System Specialist with Combined Task Force Dragoon. Available in High Definition. Visit the 2d Cavalry Regiment's website http://www.2cr.army.mil Like us on facebook https://www.facebook.com/2ndCavalryRegiment 2 CR photos on Flickr http://www.flickr.com/photos/dragoon2scr Production by SSG Jose Ibarra 2 CR Public Affairs Office Kandahar Afghanistan

  • Army Community Service celebrates 48 years of assisting families

    Jul 29, 2013

    After 48 years, Army Community Service is operating on 78 installations, providing family team building, relocation assistance, financial readiness counseling and a host of other services.

  • Team Wainwright represents during 2013 Alaska State BBQ championships

    Jul 26, 2013

    Seven teams comprised of Soldiers, Family members, DoD civilians and retirees finished in the top 15 overall, and many of those teams did extremely well in their respective categories.

  • New hangars mean mission readiness, future savings

    Jul 26, 2013

    The extreme climate of Interior Alaska calls for dependable, robust heating and lighting systems which allow the mission to continue no matter the temperature during the long, dark winter months.

  • Portuguese train Polish, Italian soldiers to walk through fire

    Nov 30, -0001

    "You feel fire all over your body, in your legs, in your arms, in your head; everywhere is fire," Polish Army Master Cpl. Lukasz Demkowicz, team leader, said as he described his experience of fire phobia training.

  • International partnership improved through emergency preparedness

    Jul 29, 2013

    Established more than 20 years ago, the National Guard's State Partnership for Peace (SPP) program pairs each state with a foreign ally's military forces to share experiences, training opportunities and best practices throughout the spectrum of operations. Since 2008, the Texas Guard and Chile have shared such a relationship, which most recently included a tour of the Joint Task Force 71 (Maneuver Enhancement Brigade) armory in Round Rock, Texas, July 24.

  • Tips for preventing heat-related illness

    Jul 26, 2013

    The best defense against heat-related illness is prevention. Read more to find out how you can avoid falling victim to the ongoing heat.

  • Texas veteran awarded Bronze Star for Vietnam service

    Jul 26, 2013

    In the winter of 1967, a young draftee, only recently graduated from high school, completed Army basic training and received orders to fight overseas in the burgeoning Vietnam conflict. His yearlong service there, punctuated by combat, tragedy, and acts of bravery, would go unrecognized for almost half a century. Fast forward to July 12, 2013, when Sgt. Jimmie S. Salazar of the 4th Battalion, 47th Infantry Regiment, 9th Infantry Division, received the fifth highest combat decoration for an American service member in a ceremony at Camp Mabry in Austin, Texas.

  • What to do when stress comes via the 'F' word

    Jul 26, 2013

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. - As employees of the Department of the Army and the Department of Defense, it is natural to feel threatened, insecure, and stressed whenever the media uses the "F" word: furlough.

  • Run for Boston

    Nov 30, -0001

    Being stationed in Germany can sometimes create a disconnect of what is going on back in the United States. One Army spouse made it her mission to bring her community together here in Germany to remember those back at home. Army Staff Sergeant Jose Ibarra tells us more.

  • Sgt. James Burchill "2 CR Legacy Profile"

    Nov 30, -0001

    2d Cavalry Regiment Legacy Profile SGT James Burchill - Sergeant of the Guard with Combined Task Force Dragoon. Available in High Definition. Visit the 2d Cavalry Regiment's website http://www.2cr.army.mil Like us on facebook https://www.facebook.com/2ndCavalryRe... 2 CR photos on Flickr http://www.flickr.com/photos/dragoon2... Production by SSG Jose Ibarra 2 CR Public Affairs Office Kandahar Afghanistan

  • Chaplain Corps anniversary honors Korean War priest

    Jul 29, 2013

    The Army Chaplain Corps, in marking its 238th anniversary, held a memorial service for a Korean War chaplain who gave his life to save others.

  • Eighth Army activates digital liaison detachment

    Jul 28, 2013

    Eighth Army established the 2503rd Digital Liaison Detachment to serve as the primary link with the Republic of Korea Ground Component Command.

  • Camp Humphreys Youth Sports Invitational Swim Meet

    Jul 26, 2013

    Boys 13--15: 1st place: Seth Markowskiy, Osan Air Base; 2nd place: Joshua Lee, USAG Yongsan; 3rd place: Gavin Kim, Osan Air Base. Girls 13--15: 1st place: Stephanie Choe, USAG Yongsan; 2nd place: Eun jo Kim, from USAG Yongsan; 3rd place: Sophia Walsh, USAG Humphreys. Boys 11--12: 1st place: Cole Dudley, USAG Yongsan; 2nd place: Andrew Hutchins, Osan Air Base; 3rd place: William Fricke, Osan Air Base. Girls 11--12: 1st place: Kennedy Davis, USAG Yongsan; 2nd place: Sarah Morris, USAG Yongsan; 3rd place: Kai-Li, Osan Air Base & Grace Kim, USAG Yongsan. (tied with 16 points each) Boys 9--10: 1st place: Brian Choe, USAG Yongsan; 2nd place: Enrique Oti, Osan Air Base; 3rd place: Same Houston, USAG Yongsan. Girls 9--10: 1st place: Rayli Markowski, Osan Air Base; 2nd place: Alexia Sumpter, Osan Air Base; 3rd place: Megan Schlak, Hannah Balettie, and Bever Haley Davidson, Osan Air Base. (tied with 19 points each) Boys 5--8: 1st place: Carter Lindsey, USAG Yongsan; 2nd place: Joshua Cook, USAG Yongsan; 3rd place: Joshua Hansen, USAG Yongsan. Girls 5--8: 1st place: Kaidence Sampsel and Anna Dunnagan, USAG Yongsan (tied for first place); 3rd place: Anna Piccone, USAG Daegu.

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