Archive: Jul 2013

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  • British soldiers visit American counterparts at Fort Drum

    Jul 24, 2013

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Warriors from one of America's strongest military allies paid a visit to Fort Drum last week.

  • Association dedicates 4th Infantry Division monument

    Jul 24, 2013

    On the 95th anniversary of the 4th Infantry Division's first battle, Soldiers, veterans, Family members and special guests of the division came together at the National Infantry Museum's Parade Field to dedicate the unit's official monument. Among the special guests was Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Raymond Odierno, a former commander of the 4th Infantry Division.

  • DENTAC welcomes new commander

    Jul 24, 2013

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Fort Drum welcomed a new U.S. Army Dental Activity leader Friday in front of the Capt. John Sayre Marshall Dental Clinic. Col. Michael P. Mahoney relinquished command of Fort Drum DENTAC to Col. Valerie E. Holmes during a warm and windy change of command ceremony.

  • New leader assumes command at Fort Drum MEDDAC

    Jul 24, 2013

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- The U.S. Army Medical Department Activity welcomed a new commander during a ceremony July 17 at Sexton Field. Col. Mark W. Thompson relinquished command to Col. Matthew E. Mattner, with staff, Family, friends and distinguished visitors there to share in the event.

  • Fort Drum welcomes home 693rd Engineer Company

    Jul 24, 2013

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Seeing your Soldier for the first time in nearly a year can be an exciting and emotional time. For Soldiers assigned to 693rd Engineer Company, 7th Engineer Battalion, it was a proud and moving experience seeing their loved ones sitting across the room on the bleachers awaiting their return.

  • Patriot Soldiers arrive in Afghanistan

    Jul 24, 2013

    The 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division Security Forces Assistance Brigade "Patriot" Soldiers arrived in eastern Afghanistan early in July for what is expected to be a nine-month deployment.

  • Guns-A-Go-Go reunion unites past and present members

    Jul 24, 2013

    Current members of A Company, 4th Battalion, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne) hosted a reunion at Joint Base Lewis-McChord honoring the original members of the Guns-A-Go-Go 53rd Aviation Detatchment.

  • Army divers go to great depth for River Assault 2013

    Aug 6, 2013

    FORT CHAFFEE, Ark. -- Wading into the Arkansas River amidst rainy conditions and smoldering summer heat, a six-man team of U.S. Army divers prepared two Zodiac Inflatable boats to take flight on a reconnaissance mission.

  • Video: 671st Engineer Company Trains in Boat and Raft Operations

    Jul 25, 2013

    671st Engineer Company conducts training in boats and rafts at Operation River Assault 2013 in Fort Chaffee, Ark.

  • Soldier saves teens from burning vehicle

    Jul 26, 2013

    Thanks to Staff Sgt. Michael Peters and his wife, Debra, a car full of teens who hit a tree head on, are on the road to recovery.

  • KFOR soldiers face summer heat during DANCON march

    Nov 30, -0001

    Twenty-five kilometers of uneven terrain, sparse shade and scorching sun; that is what Multinational Battle Group-East soldiers faced during the Danish Contingency March July 20 at Camp Novo Selo.

  • IMCOM exit survey aids transition process

    Jul 24, 2013

    The Army's feedback from transitioning Soldiers leverages counselors' job placement assistance. The U.S. Army Installation Management Command exit survey tool provides Army Career and Alumni Program managers with real post transition date and will be invaluable in the next wave of Soldiers moving back to civilian life.

  • Army rifle shooters showcase skills at Interservice Championships

    Jul 26, 2013

    Soldiers from the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit captured the overall individual and team championships at the 52nd Annual Interservice Rifle Championships, July 16-23, 2013, at Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va.

  • Heat creates training challenges

    Jul 25, 2013

    There was little shelter from the heat on the ranges last Friday. The sound of gunfire echoed through the surrounding fields, and beads of sweat clung to the few patches of skin that were exposed to the afternoon daylight. Other than a few clouds in the sky, there was nothing between the young men and women taking part in Basic Combat Training that day besides sunscreen and a lot of vigilance.

  • Army Heritage and Education Center to host Korean War Commemoration Event

    Jul 24, 2013

    The 60th anniversary of the signing of the Korean Armistice Agreement is inspiration for the Army Heritage and Education's special event, July 27 at 11 a.m. on the Army Heritage Trail in Carlisle,Pa., to commemorate the anniversary.

  • Sergeant Major of the Army Antiterrorism Awareness PSA

    Aug 2, 2013

    Sergeant Major of the Army Raymond Chandler addresses the importance of antiterrorism awareness.

  • Army honors service, sacrifice of Korean War veterans

    Jul 25, 2013

    Just three days in advance of the 60th anniversary of the signing of the armistice that ended fighting in Korea, veterans who fought in that conflict were honored with a Twilight Tattoo in the nation's capital.

  • Fort Jackson NCO named DSoY

    Jul 24, 2013

    For a second consecutive year, the Army has selected a Fort Jackson drill sergeant as the active-duty Drill Sergeant of the Year.

  • Rittenhouse takes command of DLA Distribution Tobyhanna

    Jul 24, 2013

    DLA Change of Command

  • Scientific team collects fish to test for human health risk

    Jul 24, 2013

    The USAPHC Water Resources program is a prime example of how the three pillars of public health--humans, animals and environment--interact and are dependent upon each other.

  • 759th Military Police Battalion War Fighter

    Jul 24, 2013

    "The point of the War Fighter competition is to select the best MP team in the battalion," said Staff Sgt. Jeremy Gross, noncommissioned officer in charge, 759th MP Bn., War Fighter. It sets an excellent example of what heart and dedication is to the rest of the battalion."

  • CJTF Paladin soldiers assist Mosque during Ramadan

    Jul 24, 2013

    CJTF Paladin soldiers are helping the congregation of a local mosque here during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan by delivering bread used to break their daily fast.

  • 'Talisman Saber' shows Army's expanding role in Pacific

    Jul 25, 2013

    I Corps is playing a key role in Exercise Talisman Saber in Australia, demonstrating the Army's increasing influence in the Pacific, said one of the exercise planners.

  • Fort Benning serves as backdrop for meeting of federal agency leaders on environmental stewardship

    Jul 24, 2013

    Executives from federal agencies with natural resources missions visited Fort Benning to discuss best practices in environmental management and stewardship in the Southeast.

  • Public health commander leads by example

    Jul 24, 2013

    Maj. Gen. Dean G. Sienko, commander, U.S. Army Public Health Command, made a visit to the Army Wellness Center, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., to learn how the services such as metabolic testing, nutrition counseling and stress management are being used to teach Soldiers, civilians, retirees and family members how to be healthy.

  • Picatinny hosts NJIT program for middle school girls

    Jul 24, 2013

    School may be out for the summer, but for at least one New Jersey Institute of Technology program, the learning didn't stop.

  • Confidence with familiarization

    Nov 30, -0001

    Combat engineers of the 744th Engineer Company (Mobility Augmentation), out of Ogden, Utah, flew on a CH-47 Chinook for flight familiarization during the annual U.S. Army Reserve exercise Operation River Assault here, July 20.

  • Saving lives through education

    Nov 30, -0001

    When Zach Peters was 6 years old, his father lost control of his truck, causing it to flip three times and putting Peters in the hospital for three days. His father was drunk.

  • US Army expands knowledge of jungle tactics

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers from the U.S. and Singapore armies keep jungle tactics fresh as they train together during a jungle familiarization battle course near Amoy Quee Camp, Singapore, July 18, 2013.

  • 16th CAB: on to next chapter

    Nov 30, -0001

    The 16th Combat Aviation Brigade started the next chapter in its history as Col. Rob P. Dickerson relinquished command to Col. Paul A. Mele during a change of command ceremony July 19 at Watkins Field.

  • C-17s drop US Army into Alaska

    Nov 30, -0001

    Five C-17s travel from Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson to drop more than 400 soldiers into Australia as part of Talisman Saber 2013.

  • Singapore fun run brings two armies together

    Nov 30, -0001

    With the sights and sounds of downtown Singapore as their backdrop, Singapore armed forces and U.S. soldiers came together for a run in the sun, July 19.

  • How is the installation electric bill calculated?

    Jul 24, 2013

    How does the power company calculate the installation's monthly electrical costs? Perhaps an answer to this question may make you a little more aware of the energy that we consume and be more thoughtful of its use. Let's look at the May 2013 bill to try to answer this question. The installation is charged at an industrial rate (number 53) because of the factory is the primary utility user.

  • Fort Hood Soldiers assist grieving loved ones

    Jul 24, 2013

    The Fort Hood Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors held its fifth annual Regional Grief Seminar for adults and a Good Grief Camp for children July 19 to 20, here.

  • The Skinny on CCAD's Zero Clients

    Jul 24, 2013

    To maintain the cutting edge of digital communications and technology, CCAD's S6 -- Information Technologies team deployed their new zero client system. This will replace about 2,200 old thin client computers throughout the hangars and CCAD. Mass deployment began on July 1 and should wrap up sometime in August or September.

  • Furloughs affect some operations

    Jul 24, 2013

    Mandatory one-day-per-week furloughs for approximately 3,500 federal civilian employees on Fort Jackson are affecting some of the services on the installation. The furloughs will not have an impact on AAFES and Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation services.

  • Fort Jackson celebrates 96th birthday

    Jul 24, 2013

    Fort Jackson celebrated its 96th birthday last week with a look back at the post's humble beginnings.

  • Post targets distracted drivers

    Jul 24, 2013

    Texting and driving has long been prohibited on Fort Jackson, but violators now face fines and the possible loss of driving privileges on post.

  • Soldiers earn coveted Combatives Level III certification

    Jul 24, 2013

    EDINBURGH, Ind. -- Amid shouts of encouragement, two Soldiers grapple for dominance, willing the other to submit in an honor bout competition recently held during the first Basic Combatives Instructors Course (Level III) certification at Camp Atterbury Joint Maneuver Training Center, Ind.

  • Clinics have vaccines for soon-to-be students

    Jul 30, 2013

    VILSECK, Germany -- Medical professionals in Bavaria are encouraging parents of school-aged children to make an appointment for school-year vaccinations.

  • Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter visits troops in Africa

    Jul 24, 2013

  • Armistice anniversary marks milestone for alliance

    Aug 6, 2013

    American and South Korean officials and veterans will commemorate the 60th anniversary of the Korean War Armistice Agreement in the United States and South Korea this week.

  • Soldier Spotlight: Getting to know Sgt. Julio A. Velez

    Jul 24, 2013

    Soldier Spotlight: Getting to know Sgt. Julio A. Velez

  • Second annual full-scale exercise conducted at Camp Zama

    Jul 23, 2013

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (July 24, 2013) -- U.S. Army Garrison Japan conducted its second annual full-scale exercise here July 16 through 18, which included participation from various units on the installation and local Japanese firefighters.

  • SecArmy, U.S. Army Pacific commander honor late Senator Inouye

    Jul 24, 2013

    Secretary of the Army John McHugh and Gen. Vincent K. Brooks, U.S. Army Pacific commanding general, honored the late U.S. Senator Daniel K. Inouye, July 23, 2013, at a wreath-laying ceremony at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific on Honolulu, Hawaii.

  • Exercise Talisman Saber 13

    Jul 23, 2013

    U.S. and Australian forces are reinforcing their ability to conduct contingency operations at Exercise Talisman Saber 13. Gail McCabe brings us this report from Queensland, Australia.

  • Cha earns individual Army safety award

    Jul 23, 2013

    Former Capt. Peter D. Cha received the 2012 Secretary of the Army and Army Chief of Staff Individual Award of Excellence in Safety for his service as commander of Headquarters Company (June 2011-July 2012), July 1, 2013.

  • USASAC aims for audit readiness

    Jul 23, 2013

    In order to prepare for Army Audit Readiness, Maj. Gen. Del Turner, commander of USASAC, extended an invitation to the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army (Financial Management and Comptroller) to meet with USASAC for an information sharing meeting between the two agencies July 8-10.

  • 301st MP Co returned Home

    Jul 24, 2013

    Approximately, 100 Soldiers assigned to the 301st Military Police Company, US Army Reserve-Puerto Rico, arrived to the island July 20, 2013, after spending nine months deployed in Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, one of the largest U.S. military bases in that country.

  • TRADOC Analysis Center examines NIE 13.2

    Jul 24, 2013

    Analysts at the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command Analysis Center participated in the 2013 Network Integration Evaluation 13.2, held at Fort Bliss, Texas, and White Sands Missile Range, N.M., April - May, to help the Army assess how new systems might help Army units fight better.

  • Fort Leonard Wood Military Police graduate 2013 class of law enforcement explorers

    Aug 2, 2013

    Twenty-nine young adults, ages 16-20, had the opportunity to train with members of the U.S. Army Military Police School during an eight-day National Law Enforcement Explorer Academy, July 13-20. The academy is designed to provide practical training and leadership experience, as well as an exploration of careers within the Military Police Corps.

  • Army Rec Center provides outstanding services

    Jul 24, 2013

    The U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan, Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation's Moyer Recreation Center has been known for providing amazing service to the service members, families, and civilians of the Yongsan community.

  • FoxNews Sports films St. Louis Cardinals 'Shout Outs' with Missouri Guard's 1-135 ARB

    Jul 23, 2013

  • ANA soldiers graduate from drivers training course

    Nov 30, -0001

    Twenty soldiers from the Afghan National Army, 201st Corps received certificates of completion after finishing a five-week driver's training course at Forward Operating Base Gamberi, May 22.

  • Rule number one, you do not talk about Gamberi fight club

    Nov 30, -0001

    What would you do if someone punched you in the face? Would you run away or take a step back, put your guard up and defend yourself?

  • UAS are the eye of the battlefield

    Nov 30, -0001

    LAGUnmanned Aircraft Systems - previously referred to as unmanned aerial vehicles or remotely operated aircraft/vehicles - come in a variety of shapes and sizes; providing aerial surveillance and security for service members and coalition forces throughout Afghanistan. Soldiers assigned to Company A, 4th Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, based out of Fort Hood, Texas, conducted reconnaissance missions with the RQ-7B Shadow from Combat Outpost Xio Hoq, giving commanders an accurate view of the battlefield.

  • MG Lesniak discusses Army Reserve future in Puerto Rico

    Jul 23, 2013

    Maj. Gen. Glenn J. Lesniak, United States Army Reserve Deputy Commanding General for Support, visited the Army Reserve troops in the island during his visit to Fort Buchanan, June 14-16.

  • Military-civilian development experts discuss their Afghan counterpart capabilities

    Nov 30, -0001

    With the reduction of international assistance, cooperation between civilian and military actors, both national and international is imperative to ensure a more stable and secure Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan. U.S. Soldiers and civilian representatives met to discuss civ-mil integration to establish goals and align their operations at Forward Operating Base Gamberi, June 13. Soldiers assigned to Company A, 486th Civil Affairs Battalion, from the Oklahoma Army Reserves, based out of Tulsa, Okla., are working together with development experts to help GIRoA increase its capabilities enabling Afghans to stand on their own.

  • More Army Reserve-PR troops to Afghanistan

    Jul 23, 2013

    Approximately 80 Soldiers assigned to the 77th Combat Sustaintment Support Battalion (CSSB), US Army Reserve-Puerto Rico, left the island June 16, from the Luis Muñoz Marin airport, en route to a mobilization station in the Continental States, before departing to Afghanistan.

  • Fitness community takes part in 'Crossfit For Hope' on FOB Gamberi

    Nov 30, -0001

    The Forward Operating Base Gamberi fitness community showed up in solidarity to participate "Crossfit For Hope," July 5.

  • After 9 months in Afghanistan, Long Knife soldiers ready to come home

    Nov 30, -0001

    For the past nine months soldiers assigned to the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, based out of Fort Hood, Texas, have mentored the Afghan National Security Forces throughout various provinces in northeastern Afghanistan.

  • Memorial ceremony held for fallen soldier at FOB Gamberi

    Nov 30, -0001

    Civilian contractors and service members working at Forward Operating Base Gamberi gathered outside the Morale, Welfare and Recreation building July 8, to honor the life of U.S. Army Spc. Hilda Clayton during a memorial ceremony.

  • 706th MI Group Decides Best Warriors of the Year

    Aug 19, 2013

  • 210th RSG welcomes new commander

    Jul 23, 2013

    Troops assigned to the 210th Regional Support Group (RSG), the largest Army Reserve command in western Puerto Rico, participated in a change command ceremony, where Col. Cosme Torres relinquished his command to Col. Michael Grosz, at the Borinquen Air station, Aguadilla, PR, June 9.

  • Joint Medical Teams Work Together To Support The 2013 National Boy Scout Jamboree Participants

    Nov 30, -0001

    Military and civilian medical teams support the 2013 national Boy Scout Jamboree. Available in High Definition.

  • NCO Corner adds features to train Soldiers, develop leaders

    Jul 23, 2013

    Recent improvements to the NCO Corner web site provide noncommissioned officers with more links, products and services about leader development and unit training management.

  • Unique Ceremony Brings in New NSA/CSS Georgia Commander

    Aug 12, 2013

    Col. John M. Swartz relinquished command of the 706th Military Intelligence Group and NSA/CSS Georgia to Col. Anthony E. Zeruto during a change of command ceremony at Fort Gordon, Ga., July 19.

  • July 23, 2013 -- VCSA sends: Soldier for Life

    Jan 27, 2014

  • Army researchers showcase MANPRINT at Pentagon

    Jul 24, 2013

    Researchers from the Manpower and Personnel Integration Methods and Analysis Branch--part of the U.S. Army Research Laboratory's Human Research and Engineering Directorate--recently participated in the Joint Human Systems Integration display at the Pentagon. This annual event focuses on highlighting HSI as it is implemented across all of the services.

  • Israeli Defense Force visits Fort Leonard Wood

    Jul 23, 2013

  • Staff Sgt. Ty Carter photos

    Aug 27, 2013

    Staff Sgt. Ty Carter photos for microsite

  • Safety Stand Down Day -- not just for today, ARL's everyday culture

    Jul 23, 2013

    Dr. Thomas Russell, director, U.S. Army Research Laboratory provided opening remarks at ARL's annual Safety Stand Down Day held at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., June 20. After sharing a story where he was involved in an investigation concerning the death of a researcher at a previous job, Russell said he got a rude awaking that completely changed his viewpoint on safety training. "We often think of training day as a day that we don't want to be here," said Russell. "I want you to reflect on today--it's not just … 'Ok, I just got to check the box.' I don't feel that way anymore and neither should you."

  • US Army Europe awards retired German general US Legion of Merit medal for 41 years of service

    Jul 24, 2013

    U.S. Army Europe commander Lt. Gen. Donald Campbell Jr. awarded the U.S. Legion of Merit medal in the degree of commander to Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Carl-Hubertus Von Butler for his support of U.S., German and partner forces during his 41-year career, July 23, 2013, in Wiesbaden, Germany.

  • West Point cadets help Uganda renew energy resources

    Jul 24, 2013

    In an effort to limit the effects of deforestation, five cadets from the United States Military Academy travelled to Kasiisi, Uganda, to participate in the construction of a Biogas Digester during a Renewable Energy mission, conducted from June 16 to July 3, 2013, as part of an ongoing cooperation between U.S. Army Africa and USMA.

  • Dr. Russell's aspiration; to be advocate for U.S. Army Research Laboratory and its people

    Jul 23, 2013

    "People first, mission always," emphasizes Dr. Thomas P. Russell, director of the U.S. Army Research Laboratory, who took this phrase to heart as he visited each of the directorates and organizations within ARL.

  • 44th Expeditionary Signal Battalion Partners with Stadt Pressath

    Jul 23, 2013

    The 44th Expeditionary Signal Battalion (ESB) is a growing presence in the USAG Grafenwoehr area since moving from Schweinfurt in June 2012. Now the "Outstanding" Battalion has extended its footprint to the local town of Pressath. The 44th ESB has officially become partners with the community.

  • Army Reserve Soldiers have many resources to help build resiliency

    Jul 23, 2013

    Army Reserve Brig. Gen. Margaret Wilmoth spoke to the American Mental Health Counselors Association, July 20, 2013, about the Army Reserve's approach to mental health, focusing on rehabilitation and resilience programs like the Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program, the Post-Deployment Health Reassessment program and Comprehensive Soldier Fitness.

  • Top Drill

    Jul 23, 2013

    The Army has chosen its Active-duty and Reserve Drill Sergeants of the Year.

  • Afghan Uniform Police receive medical training

    Jul 23, 2013

    U.S. Army Soldiers from Troop A, 1st Squadron, 89th Cavalry Regiment conducted combat lifesaver training with members of the Sar Howza district, Afghan Uniformed Police, July 17.

  • AMC, PEO Ground Combat Systems eliminate redundancies in Stryker retrograde

    Jul 23, 2013

    U.S. Army Materiel Command, the Army's single logistics command, and Program Executive Office Ground Combat Systems have partnered to streamline the process for the Warfighter to turn in Stryker combat vehicles prior to redeployment.

  • DFBA becomes Field Operating Agency

    Jul 24, 2013

    The Defense Forensics and Biometrics Agency (DFBA) was officially designated a field operating agency by the Secretary of the Army as of 18 June 2013. Department of the Army General Order No. 2013-08 ensures that forensics and biometrics will remain an enduring capability within the Army and Department of Defense.

  • Journaling puts things into perspective

    Jul 23, 2013

    Although it bears a stigma, journaling is beneficial for deployed Soldiers and the family back home

  • U.S. Army Africa exercise Shared Accord 13 kicks off this week

    Jul 23, 2013

    U.S. military forces are teaming up with South African National Defense Forces for Shared Accord 13, near Port Elizabeth, South Africa, from July 24 to Aug. 7, 2013.

  • USAG Bamberg moves 4-319th AFAR equipment to Grafenwoehr

    Aug 2, 2013

    Soldiers of the 4-319th Airborne Field Artillery Regiment are loading equipment to be convoyed to their new duty station, U.S. Army garrison Grafenwoehr. The Soldiers will follow their equipment this summer. USAG Bamberg will be closed by September 2014.

  • DENTAC-Japan's 'Go First Class' dental program ahead of game

    Jul 23, 2013

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (July 23, 2013) -- U.S. Army Dental Activity-Japan, headquartered here, is proving to be the Army's top command regarding the implementation of a new dental program, the unit's commander said during a recent interview.

  • Little devil girl amuses Yongsan

    Jul 23, 2013

    A world-renowned 10-Ball billiards champion showcased her talents to the military community of U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan, July 17.

  • Cloud Storage Increases Threat To Military Networks

    Jul 24, 2013

    The latest cyber challenge that Army networks in South Korea, as well as the Department of Defense, is facing is the increasing use of internet based, or cloud, storage services which pose network vulnerabilities.

  • U.S. Soldiers teach Korean kids Army PT

    Jul 23, 2013

    Soldiers from the 106th Medical Detachment (VS) visited Sunin Church Yongsan Wonhyoro to enhance the Korea-U.S. relationship with middle school children, July 13.

  • Green Power Settings For Army Computers In Korea

    Jul 23, 2013

    Power management settings are being remotely applied to all non-mission critical workstations and laptops running on Army controlled networks in South Korea now through 26 July.

  • New ladder truck raises fire response

    Jul 23, 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.

  • 94th AAMDC Briefs Secretary of the Army John McHugh on Its Mission

    Jul 23, 2013

    With the United States Army's growing strategic role in the Pacific region, Secretary of the Army John McHugh was at the 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command 16 July, where he was briefed on the unit's successful deployment of a Terminal High Altitude Area Defense System to Guam.

  • Commander gets tough on combating sexual harassment, assault

    Jul 24, 2013

    Better communication between leaders and troops is key to combating sexual harassment and assault, said the Army's top civilian leader.

  • SecArmy sees I Corps in action Down Under

    Jul 24, 2013

    Secretary of the Army John McHugh took part this week in a key exercise with Australia, one of America's most enduring regional partners.

  • USACE Galveston District awards $3.1 million contract to dredge Brownsville Ship Channel

    Jul 24, 2013

    BROWNSVILLE, Texas -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District awarded a contract in the amount of $3,116,000 to Goodloe Marine Inc., a woman-owned small business, for maintenance dredging of the Brownsville Ship Channel in Cameron County, Texas.

  • 479th Field Artillery Brigade receives new command sergeant major

    Jul 22, 2013

    FORT HOOD, Texas -- The 479th Field Artillery Brigade held a change of responsibility ceremony on Cameron Field near Division West headquarters here July 18.

  • Old Guard Soldiers sweep competition; advance to Best Warrior Competition

    Oct 10, 2013

    Two Old Guard Soldiers were recognized for their mastery over their technical and tactical skills after being named Military District of Washington's best warriors.

  • New U.S. Army Pacific Commander conducts aerial recon of Oahu

    Jul 22, 2013

    PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii - General Vincent K. Brooks, commanding general, U.S. Army, Pacific conducted an aerial reconnaissance of Hawaii Army facilities across the island of Oahu July 19. Brooks recently assumed command of USARPAC, and the visit enabled him to meet and greet Soldiers of Hawaii while simultaneously familiarizing himself via a literal bird's eye view. He was joined by Maj. Gen. Kurt Fuller, 25th Infantry Division commanding general. They visited facilities and Soldiers at Schofield Barracks, the Lightning Academy, and other Army training areas. (photos by Sgt. 1st Class Crista Mary Mack, U.S. Army Pacific)

  • Corps talks STEM at Boy Scouts Summerfest

    Jul 22, 2013

    A group of 275 scouts representing seven states explored potential career paths in STEM - science, technology, engineering and mathematics - during the annual Coastal Empire Council Boy Scouts of America Summerfest, July 22.

  • Maj. Gen. Paul Funk, II

    Jul 22, 2013

    Maj. Gen. Paul Funk, II

  • Third quarter accident data show Army on right track for safety

    Jul 23, 2013

    With a little less than three months to go in fiscal 2013, accidental deaths throughout the Army continue on a downward trajectory, according to data recently released by the U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center.

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