Archive: Jul 2013

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  • FMST sends off its senior swimmers

    Jul 22, 2013

    Tradition plays an integral role on the Fort Myer Swim Team. From the star freestyle swimmer to the swarm of relay members, tradition stands proudly next to every FMST Squid participant.

  • Hula appreciation gains: Hula hālau take root across the world

    Jul 22, 2013

    People across the world have come to know and love hula, the traditional Hawaiian dance form, which, according to Kumu Hula Paulani Kauila, "is a form of storytelling, where the expression of a story is told through the dancer."

  • Tennis juggernaut rolls past Fort Myer team

    Jul 22, 2013

    An undefeated Fairfax Racquet Club tennis team has lost a total of five individual singles or doubles matches this spring and summer. July 13, the nationally-ranked group of former professionals and college standouts visited the Fort Myer Officers Club tennis courts, and the Fairfax netters left with a 6-1 victory over the Myer Officers Club squad during a hot, steamy morning of serves and volleys.

  • Rader Clinic reduces service on Fridays due to furloughs

    Jul 22, 2013

    Anyone who went to Andrew Rader U.S. Army Health Clinic on Joint Base Myer Henderson Hall July 12 noticed a big change to a typical Friday. The clinic was only open for urgent care and dental appointments.

  • Furloughed vent over missed work

    Jul 22, 2013

    As calendars and appointment books are now dotted with days off, and checkbooks and bank accounts shrink, federal employees are taking to social media sites and relaying their financial and overall experiences regarding the sequestration-mandated furloughs.

  • Keeping it in the family

    Jul 22, 2013

    Tracie Miller may have a new job title, but she's still very much an integral part of the Directorate of Emergency Services and the Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Family.

  • Management collaborates with unions to improve working relationships

    Jul 22, 2013

    There is often the perception of an adversarial relationship between management and unions, as if supervisors and workers have diametrically opposed goals in the workplace, whether it's a private corporation or a government entity. This can be true when certain issues arise, but overall it's usually in the interest of both parties to communicate and collaborate with each other to achieve organizational goals.

  • Army Community Service honors 48-year history

    Jul 22, 2013

    For generations, Army spouses have operated lending closets and thrift shops, raised funds to help the needy, assisted in emergencies, taught and trained the inexperienced, provided care and comfort to the ill and bereaved, and, through a grassroots understanding of the Army community, contributed significantly to its stability.

  • Fields of Dreams: A revamped Stoneman Athletic Complex opens for play

    Jul 22, 2013

    Sports fanatics, young and old, are familiar with the 1989 classic "Field of Dreams." The baseball flick is an essential for their home theater collections and often ranks among their top five picks for greatest sports films ever made.

  • Army looking at opening more combat jobs to women

    Jul 25, 2013

    Last month the Army announced its plan to integrate women into combat roles, opening positions within 27 brigade combat teams, which include nine National Guard brigade combat teams.

  • New major network spotlights APG eagles

    Jul 22, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Aaron Ernst (right), producer at Al Jazeera America (AJAM), shoots video footage of Lynda Hartzell, environmental protection specialist with the DPW Environmental Division, as she spies an immature bald eagle perched in a tree in APG South (Edgewood) July 11. The new AJAM network, based out of the Newseum In Washington, D.C., plans a late August launch on cable television. The nightly news program "America Tonight" will air a story on east coast bald eagles, including APG's efforts in helping the population to recover and thrive, in mid- to late-September.

  • Freestate ChalleNGe Academy welcomes new candidates

    Jul 22, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - The Maryland National Guard Freestate ChalleNGe Academy in-processed 180 candidates for Class #41 at the APG South (Edgewood) recreation center July 14.

  • Korean War 'Heroes Remembered' at Twilight Tattoo

    Jul 22, 2013

    Join the Soldiers of the U.S. Army Military District of Washington as they honor the heroes of the Korean War during a special production of Twilight Tattoo Wednesday evening, July 24 at Joint Base Myer - Henderson Hall's Whipple Field.

  • 506th Infantry Regiment Birthday Celebration

    Nov 30, -0001

    The 506th Infantry Regiment celebrated their 71st Birthday yesterday. They started the day with a 506 repetition crossfit competition, followed by a weight lifting competition. They ended the day of celebration with a cake cutting ceremony and an explanation of their Band of Brothers days of the regiment. Soundbite from Col. Val Keaveny. Also available in high definition

  • 854th Engineer Battalion Conducts Demolition Training

    Nov 30, -0001

    854th Engineer Battalion, US Army Reserve Soldiers train at a demolitions range during Operation River Assault 2013 in Fort Chaffee, Ark.

  • 4th Infantry Division Memorial

    Jul 22, 2013

    U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno and wife Linda attend the 4th Infantry Division monument dedication organized by Bob Babcok, President of the National 4th Infantry Division Association, July 18, 2013 in Fort Benning, Ga.

  • TUSAB receives award from AUSA chapter

    Jul 22, 2013

    The U.S. Army Band, "Pershing's Own," received the 2012 Commander-in-Chief Award from the George Washington chapter of the Association of the U.S. Army July 17 at an Army Navy Country Club luncheon.

  • JBM-HH Marines and Soldiers stand side by side in training

    Jul 23, 2013

    Soldiers and Marines from Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall "invaded" Fort Lee, Va., last week for training at the Warrior Training Center there.

  • Marines, Soldiers certify to lead HITT center workouts

    Jul 22, 2013

    "Marines train for a specific reason and that's for combat. We are combat athletes and we have a training program to specifically prepare for combat," said Marine Gunnery Sgt. Daniel Jackson, who is assigned at Headquarters and Services Battalion, Headquarters Marine Corp Henderson Hall and a certified High Intensity Tactical Training (HITT) instructor.

  • Furloughs in full effect on JBM-HH

    Jul 22, 2013

    The new fiscal reality is here. The Department of Defense began its mandatory furloughing of civilian employees July 8 around the world, and after two weeks, the reality is starting to sink in. Like many military bases, the furloughs have brought some closures and amended operating hours for services and activities on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall.

  • Tornado Preparedness

    Aug 14, 2013

    Emergency management is one of the most challenging tasks for individuals and organizations and cannot be overlooked. Thinking ahead could mean the difference between life and death. Your safety, as well as that of your family members, co-workers and Soldiers, depends on weather preparedness.

  • Engineers set new standard

    Jul 22, 2013

    The 544th Engineer Company, 52nd Engineer Battalion, received a division physical fitness excellence award streamer for exceeding the division's standards on the Army physical fitness test, July 19.

  • U.S. Military Academy Change of Command

    Jul 22, 2013

    U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno hosts the U.S. Military Academy change of command ceremony between Lt. Gen. David Huntoon Jr., outgoing commander, and Lt. Gen. Robert Caslen, incoming commander, at West Point , Ny. July 17, 2013.

  • "Say my baby's name" Wilmington Armed Forces Reserve Center memorialized in honor of local Soldier

    Jul 24, 2013

    "We are gathered here today not to celebrate, not to recognize brick and mortar and construction, but we're here to recognize the name which it will bear." These were the words of Pastor Jim Davis in his opening invocation at the memorialization and renaming ceremony for the Sgt. Thomas J. (T.J.) Butler IV Armed Forces Reserve Center in Wilmington, N.C., on July 13.

  • VIDEO: 854th Engineer Battalion Conducts Demolition Training

    Jul 22, 2013

    854th Engineer Battalion, US Army Reserve Soldiers train at a demolitions range during Operation River Assault 2013 in Fort Chaffee, Ark.

  • Chief of Staff of the Army Biography

    Jul 22, 2013

  • 'Sky Soldiers' cement ties in San Marino, strengthen relations between 2 long-standing republics

    Jul 23, 2013

    "Sky Soldiers" from Vicenza, Italy, attended the Frattelanza San Marino-America (San Marino-America Brotherhood) luncheon hosted by the Associazione Samnmarinese in San Marino, July 7, 2013.

  • Opening our doors: Outreach effort brings students to Clay Kaserne

    Jul 22, 2013

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Smiles lit up the Wiesbaden Library July 9 as librarian Ann Burski and Capt. Jennifer Glover, U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment commander, read stories to visiting German and American youths. The visit by students from Wiesbaden's Obermayr Schule marked the fourth time young people from the school visited Clay Kaserne. During previous visits youths interacted with local firefighters and law enforcement officers, aviators and crew at the airfield, and members of the Community Bank.

  • Teenvenuti introduces incoming youths to Vicenza

    Jul 22, 2013

    Army Community Service offers a new class for incoming teens to the Vicenza area called, "Teenvenuti," where they learn about Italian history, customs and languages to help them adjust to living overseas.

  • Student scientists go 'Inside the NFL'

    Aug 5, 2013

    The Falcons of Skyview Middle School in Leominster, Mass., won the sixth-grade eCYBERMISSION STEM competition with a project that explored helmets and concussions.

  • Soldiers' Korean War sacrifices honored

    Jul 22, 2013

    Nestled in the serene rolling green hills of Jochiwon, South Korea, rests a memorial statue dedicated to the Soldiers of the 21st Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division, and the sacrifices they made delaying the north Korean Army's southern advance.

  • Historic arsenal celebrates its 200th birthday, welcomes new commander

    Jul 22, 2013

    Col. Lee H. Schiller Jr. took command Thursday of the 200-year-old Army manufacturing center from Migaleddi in a formal Army ceremony called a Change of Command. The official party, consisting of Migaleddi and Schiller, was led by Maj. Gen. Michael J. Terry, the commanding general of TACOM Life Cycle Management Command. This was the arsenal's 58th change of command since 1813. On July 14, 2013, the arsenal celebrated 200 years of continuous support to our nation's military.

  • U.S. Army Europe commander joins senior military leaders for visit to exercise Rapid Trident 2013

    Jul 22, 2013

    U.S. Army Europe Commanding General Lt. Gen. Donald Campbell Jr. joined 23 other senior military and civilian officials to observe training as part of exercise Rapid Trident 2013, July 17, in Yavoriv, Ukraine.

  • Brotherly Bonds

    Jul 21, 2013

    Twin brothers as children normally do everything together; they share each other's dreams as well as plan what they want to be when they grow up, then as adults some slowly grow apart while others maintain their strong brotherly bond.

  • Eagle 6 sends update from Afghanistan, July 15

    Jul 21, 2013

    In this letter, Eagle 6 sends his update from Afghanistan. Three brigades and the division headquarters of the 101st Airborne Division are currently serving in Regional Command East, Afghanistan. Read what they have been doing during the past 30 days, first-hand from the commanding general.

  • Deployed Soldiers take aim at German marksmanship badge

    Jul 22, 2013

    Fourteen Soldiers with Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 3rd Sustainment Brigade, earned the German Armed Forces Badge of Marksmanship, also known as the Schützenschnur, July 11, 2013, at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan.

  • 'Raiders' show off talents at R-Factor

    Jul 20, 2013

    Twelve soldiers showcased a variety of different talents as they competed for one of 10 spots, during the first elimination round of the R Factor competition at Camp Buehring, Kuwait, July 12.

  • July 18, 2013 -- CSA's remarks at 4 ID Memorial Dedication

    Jul 19, 2013

  • July 17, 2013 -- CSA's remarks at USMA Change of Command

    Jul 19, 2013

  • July 8, 2013 -- CSA's remarks at USARPAC Change of Command

    Jul 19, 2013

  • N.Y. Guard Soldier recognized for courage under fire

    Jul 22, 2013

    New York Army National Guard Sgt. Joshua Young was awarded the Bronze Star for Valor, July 19, 2013, in a ceremony at the Glenville, N.Y., Armed Forces Reserve Center.

  • USACE Savannah District welcomes new commander

    Jul 19, 2013

    During a ceremony overlooking the Savannah River on historic downtown River Street, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District welcomed a new commander, Col. Thomas J. Tickner, and said farewell to outgoing commander Col. Jeff M. Hall.

  • 100th Training Division NCO inducted into prestigious Sergeant Audie Murphy Club

    Jul 19, 2013

    Sgt. 1st Class Rosemary Armijo, assigned to the 100th Training Division (Operational Support), becomes the newest inductee into the United States Army Reserve Command chapter of the Sergeant Audie Murphy Club during a ceremony hosted by the 80th Training Command in Richmond, Va., July 13, 2013.

  • Department of Combat Medic Training prepares Soldier medics for battlefield trauma care

    Jul 23, 2013

    JBSA-Fort Sam Houston -- The Department of Combat Medic Training at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston is responsible for training the Army's 68-Whiskey health care specialists, more commonly referred to as combat medics.

  • New lactation room opens

    Jul 19, 2013

    Kenner Army Health Clinic recently opened a Lactation Room for nursing mothers' comfort and convenience when visiting or working in the facility. The new room is part of a Northern Regional Medical Command initiative to provide a workplace lactation room and program to lower absenteeism rates and improve employee morale.

  • Commentary: My seat belt saved my life -- not once, but twice

    Jul 19, 2013

    JBSA-FORT SAM HOUSTON -- The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration launches its Click it or Ticket campaign around Memorial Day each year and the 101 Critical Days of Summer are when most accidents happen.

  • Corps engineer making people's lives better: donates time and talents to help others.

    Nov 30, -0001

    Many give of their time and talents to make the world a better place. While changing the lives of others, it's not uncommon that they are changing their own lives. When asked why they freely share of themselves, their answers represent a common theme, rooted neither in politics nor religion, nor a mission to travel and experience new things. What matters is they are making the lives of other people better.

  • Old Guard Soldiers advance to U.S. Army Best Warrior Competition

    Aug 26, 2013

    Old Guard infantryman, Sgt. Robert Keifer and Spc. Michael Sands, beat out competitors from the Human Resource Command, 241st Military Police Detachment, 212th Military Police Detachment, 717th Military Battalion, U.S. Army Band, 249th Engineer Company and the 9/11 Company, to advance to the U.S. Army Best Warrior Competition.

  • Mobile team trains local retention NCOs

    Nov 30, -0001

    Two hundred and forty company-level retention NCOs received a crash course on career counseling July 8-12 at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.

  • Initial testing at Fort Bliss bunker indicates 'safe' levels of radiation

    Jul 22, 2013

    Test results of possible low-level radiation contamination of a weapons storage bunker at Fort Bliss, Texas, were normal, said an installation spokesman.

  • Lifestyle fitness: Proper preparation necessary before any workout routine

    Jul 19, 2013

    Approximately 115 deaths occur in gyms across the U.S. each year as a result of everything from weight-lifting incidents to heat exhaustion, according to the New York Times.

  • USAPHC bids farewell to first command sergeant major

    Sep 3, 2013

    Command Sgt. Maj. Gerald C. Ecker, the inaugural command sergeant major for the U.S. Army Public Health Command, reflects on his tenure at the USAPHC.

  • Middle East Meets West: The Ebb and Flow of International Water Management

    Jul 19, 2013

    The Cochiti project office, Albuquerque District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, had the honor of hosting water managers from various countries in the Middle East, July 3, 2013. The visiting managers represented the countries of Egypt, Iraq, Morocco, Oman, the Palestinian Territories, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia and Yemen.

  • Albuquerque District offers first STEM internship

    Jul 19, 2013

    This summer the Albuquerque District, USACE, collaborated with the University of New Mexico to launch the District's first eight-week STEM internship. Civil engineering student Corey Bowen started the internship May 28, 2013, and spent her time helping on several on-going design projects.

  • Joint Information Center: Being there for the community

    Jul 19, 2013

    During the Stuart Creek 2 Fire in the Army's Yukon Training Area, a Joint Information Center was activated at the Bureau of Land Management building on Fort Wainwright as part of the Alaska Interagency Coordination Center Interagency Fire Information Center Communications Outreach Plan.

  • Arctic mud run

    Jul 19, 2013

    184 participants made their way through a grueling run/obstacle course.

  • Fort Wainwright Chaplains celebrate anniversary by serving others

    Jul 19, 2013

    The U.S. Army chaplaincy is one of the oldest branches of the Army and they are celebrating 237-years of service this month.

  • Preparing for the unexpected can mean life or death

    Jul 19, 2013

    Interior Alaska is known for winter storms, whether it is the unimaginable stints of sub-zero cold, freezing rain causing treacherous footing and tricky driving or heavy blankets of snow; the focus to take precautions tends to be October through March. But being prepared for anything, anytime, anywhere can facilitate survival.

  • GEOINT Division recognized for 24/7 support

    Jul 19, 2013

    Team supported month-long NORAD-NORTHCOM operation

  • ANSF promote peace and stability for Ramadan

    Nov 30, -0001

    Afghan National Security Forces are optimistic the holy month of Ramadan will be peaceful and safe for the people of Helmand province.

  • 17th Fires Brigade receives PT facelift

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers assigned to the 610th Engineer Support Company, 555th Engineer Brigade, have been constructing 10 physical fitness training modules that contain pull-up bars, dip bars and sit-up ramps since June.

  • It's been a great run for the 30th Medical Command Athletes

    Jul 19, 2013

    Last night marked the continuation of the success of the 30th MEDCOM athletes. They showed their spirit and sportsmanship with a 4th consecutive IMCOM-Europe tournament appearance in 3 different sports.

  • Army, Air Force team achieves historic trans-Atlantic medical mission

    Jul 19, 2013

    A Brooke Army Medical Center team made medical history last week by completing the military's first trans-Atlantic movement of an adult on external lung support.

  • Afghan officer strives to tell army story

    Jul 19, 2013

    As Afghan National Security Forces plan and lead security operations, they are also telling their own story. Afghan National Army Capt. Ahmad Hamid Kohistani, the deputy public affairs officer for the 4th Infantry Brigade, 203rd Corps, learns to edit videos during training conducted by U.S. Army Sgt. Bob Yarbrough, the broadcast journalist with the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division.

  • Lt. Gen. Thomas W. Spoehr

    Jul 19, 2013

    Lt. Gen. Thomas W. Spoehr picture (leaders page size)

  • Debris Management Planning Underway in Bangladesh

    Jul 19, 2013

    On the horizon, smoke billows across the view-shed. The air is filled with dust, choking out the scene. Street arteries that once teemed with rickshaws and blaring horns have fallen silent. Moving closer, widespread fires have been extinguished. However, in some instances, flames still dance from the carcasses of collapsed buildings.

  • Army spouse gets a chance at life thanks to medical breakthrough at LRMC

    Jul 19, 2013

    When a patients' life depends on a 13-hour flight and a complicated lung bypass machine for survival, there's a lot of fear that something could go wrong. But for the wife of an Army Soldier stationed in Germany, it was not only a smooth medical evacuation flight across the Atlantic, but also a first in military medicine.

  • Army adopts stronger, lighter composite materials

    Jul 22, 2013

    In the future, Army aircraft may be made of all composite materials, and the Prototype Integration Facility Advanced Composites Laboratory is ready.

  • Ironhorse receives the Army Marathon trophy: There is strength in unity

    Jul 24, 2013

    FORT HOOD, Texas -- The 1st "Ironhorse" Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division received the Army Marathon military unit award, July 18 here at the Ironhorse Chapel.

  • 5 named 'Service Members of Year' for 2013

    Sep 18, 2013

    Five service members, one from each branch of service were honored July 18, 2013, on Capitol Hill, as "Service Members of the Year," by newspaper publisher Military Times.

  • Army science, technology cuts would be 'devastating'

    Jul 22, 2013

    The Army cannot afford to mortgage its future by allowing for reductions in science and technology funding, said the director of the Army Acquisition Corps before an Association of the U.S. Army breakfast meeting, July 18, 2013, in Arlington, Va.

  • 10th Regional Support Group Unit Ministry Team cares for Single Soldiers

    Nov 30, -0001

    Two of the Army's top priorities are mission accomplishment and taking care of its soldiers, family members and DA civilians. With the Strong Bonds program being severely limited due to sequestration the 10th Regional Support Group Unit Ministry Team found a way to take one day to "Sharpen the Saw" for 11 Single Soldiers on July 17th at Okuma Recreation Facility, Okinawa, Japan for under $200.

  • Patriot Express receives a warm welcome

    Nov 30, -0001

    Marilyn Ferguson, a renowned author wrote, "Each of us is - potentially - the difference in the world." Enter Spc. Rafael D. Morales Herrero, Echo Company, 1st Battalion, 1st Air Defense Artillery, along with his wife, Maribel A. Paulino and their sons, Sebastian and Julio.

  • Humphreys welcomes university interns

    Jul 18, 2013

    CAMP HUMPHREYS - The Camp Humphreys Internship Program, an important part of the garrison's community relations initiative, has been in operation here for more than four years. The unique program, developed to provide local university students an opportunity to work hand-in-hand with U.S. Soldiers and Civilians stationed here, has seen approximately 80 local Korean university students successfully six-month-long internship tours of duty with organizations across the community.

  • Two Cultures building One Alliance

    Jul 18, 2013

    CAMP HUMPHREYS, South Korea -- When Korean men turn 19, they receive a letter. After receiving it, some might experience panic striking their body, some might feel proud, or some might even feel thrilled. What kind of a letter can cause such a range of emotions? A letter from the Military Manpower Administration notifying them that they must conduct a physical examination for the 21-month-long mandatory conscription into military service.

  • Army, Air Force siblings unite in joint training exercise

    Jul 18, 2013

    CAMP HUMPHREYS, South Korea --The Air Force once operated with Army ground troops in one service component called the Army Air Corps. Then on July 26, 1947, President Harry S. Truman officially established the Air Force, permanently separating the nation's air forces from ground forces. Today we recognize the Army as a force that provides ground forces for the nation while the Air Force's mission is to fly, fight and win in air, space and cyberspace.

  • 4th CAB hosts suicide intervention class

    Jul 19, 2013

    FORT CARSON, Colo. -- Soldiers have a new tool to help intervene and prevent suicides in their units after completing a five-day Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training at Provider Chapel, July 10. The training, hosted by the 4th Combat Aviation Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, was available to Soldiers from every unit on Fort Carson.

  • Ammunition plant employees donate blood, pay it forward

    Jul 18, 2013

    McALESTER, Okla. -- Someone needs a blood transfusion about every two seconds in the United States, according to the American Red Cross.

  • Sight impaired woman participates in ECFT

    Jul 18, 2013

    Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation along with the 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, held the Brutal Fitness 5K Challenge, Saturday at the Division Parade Field. The Brutal Fitness 5K Challenge was the sixth of 10 events scheduled in the 2013 Eagle Challenge Fitness tour with the motto, "If it doesn't challenge you -- it doesn't change you." The challenge motto fit perfectly for one participant, Tracy Bettencourt, an advocate for helping people "conquer adversity; no matter what obstacles [they] have in life." In 1992, Bettencourt was diagnosed with retinitis pigmentosa that would later cause blindness in both eyes. The inability to see caused her to fall into a deep depression for six months -- she eventually gained another vision that freed her from self-pity.

  • New Civilian Aide to the Secretary of the Army invested

    Jul 18, 2013

    The newest Civilian Aide to the Secretary of the Army (CASA) was invested during a ceremony conducted here today. Joe Fitzgerald was selected by Secretary of the Army John McHugh to represent Northern Alabama. Gen. Dennis L. Via, commander, Army Materiel Command, conducted the ceremony during a luncheon kicking off the greater Madison County's Armed Forces Celebration Week at Huntsville's Von Braun Center.

  • Senior leader honors Soldiers, thanks BAMC staff for service

    Jul 18, 2013

    A senior leader from the Pentagon honored two Soldiers and visited with warriors, families and staff at Brooke Army Medical Center July 17.

  • New 3-star takes over Army Business Transformation

    Jul 19, 2013

    Under Secretary of the Army Joseph W. Westphal promoted the new director of the Army's Office of Business Transformation to a three-star general, underscoring the position that he said is "critically important" to the Army.

  • Mission complete: Vehicles upgraded for survivability

    Jul 18, 2013

    The 401st Army Field Support Brigade, along with the Joint Program Office, completed their goal of equipping more than 1,100 MaxxPro Dash ISS equipped vehicles in Afghanistan with the MaxxPro Survivability Upgrade.

  • Corps of Engineers signs first cooperation agreement with Nicholls State University

    Jul 19, 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, signed its first Memorandum of Agreement with Nicholls State University, July 17, 2013.

  • Knowledge newsletter 7/17/2013

    Jul 18, 2013

  • ASC welcomes AMC Fellows Program graduates

    Jul 24, 2013

  • Federal employees give back to community

    Nov 30, -0001

    To make a difference in the local community, the Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow Commissary kicked-off its third annual 'Feds Feed Families' food drive June 21, and will continue to accept donations until Aug. 30.

  • SC National Guard Chaplain Corps gets new leadership

    Nov 30, -0001

    Col. Steven Shugart, outgoing state chaplain, passed the mantle of leadership to Col. Lawrence Dennis, chaplain, during a Changing of the Stole Ceremony at the adjutant general's office in Columbia, S.C., July 13, 2013. The stole signifies the faithful execution of the spiritual mission of the Chaplain Corps.

  • Training sharpens local firefighter's skill sets

    Jul 18, 2013

    Rock Island Arsenal and other fire departments practiced confined-spaces rescue techniques at the foundry on Rock Island Arsenal, July 11. The confined-spaces training took place in a pit underneath the foundry's mold shake out machine, at the Rock Island Arsenal-Joint Manufacturing and Technology Center, the only multi-purpose and vertically integrated metal manufacturer in the Department of Defense.

  • Civilian Honored For His Time as CCAD Leader

    Jul 18, 2013

    The charge of leading Corpus Christi Army Depot went from a civilian back to a uniformed military leader during an assumption of command ceremony at the depot, July 15. Mr. Bill Braddy, the CCAD Deputy to Commander for Production Operations, served as the Executive Director for nearly three months pending the arrival of CCAD's new Commander Colonel Billingsley G. Pogue III.

  • Youth learn skills at basketball camp

    Jul 18, 2013

    Nearly 50 Fort Belvoir youth athletes took advantage of the summer break from school to participate in a unique basketball training camp last week at Specker Field House. The 6th annual basketball camp -- sponsored by Child, Youth and School Services for children ages 5-14 and hosted by coaches and players from the Fort Belvoir Eagles Washington Area Military Athletics Conference basketball teams -- introduced players to the game and provided training in ball handling, shooting, defense and maintaining physical fitness.

  • Casualty Assistance Office 'Honors Team' allows for a new perspective

    Jul 18, 2013

    Honoring the memory of a fallen active-duty servicemember or retiree is a special task for anyone to accept. For the members of the Fort Belvoir Casualty Assistance Center's "Honors Team," it's an opportunity that brings a new perspective. "I like the opportunity to do something new," said Pfc. Eric Sell, 596th Signal Company. "You see what relatives go through in that situation."

  • Parents need to 'stop and take a breath' while commuting with children

    Jul 18, 2013

    Throughout the summer, parents need to keep the "look before you lock" method in mind when running errands with their children to avoid leaving them in a hot, humid vehicle. As of Fourth of July weekend, there were already 19 heat related deaths reported across the United States.

  • Families learn about options during Safety, Security Day

    Jul 18, 2013

    The Fort Belvoir Enlisted Spouses Club hosted their second Safety and Security Day at Woodlawn Village on Saturday morning. The goal was to help Families at Fort Belvoir learn about Fire and Emergency Services and Directorate of Emergency Services capabilities and procedures should a Family find themselves in an emergency situation.

  • A New Commander Comes to CCAD

    Jul 18, 2013

    The Corpus Christi Army Depot welcomed Colonel Billingsley Garner Pogue III as he took command of one of the Department of Defense's largest helicopter and component maintenance, repair, and overhaul facilities, July 15.

  • Col. Braga is new Fort Irwin Garrison commander

    Jul 18, 2013

    Col. Jonathan P. (Jon) Braga assumed command of United States Army Garrison at Fort Irwin from Col. Kurt J. Pinkerton at a change of command ceremony, July 11.

  • First Army helps Louisiana Guard maintain readiness

    Jul 18, 2013

    Hattiesburg, Miss. -- More than 100 trainer / mentors from across First Army Division East recently teamed up to train and mentor more than 2,000 Soldiers from the Louisiana National Guard's 256th Infantry Brigade Combat Team at their annual training exercise at Camp Shelby, Miss.

  • 7th ID conducts Ranger School assessment

    Nov 30, -0001

    It only takes a set of orders and a completed packing list to attend Army Ranger School, but it takes mental strength, physical endurance and leadership excellence to pass it.

  • Thunderbolt soldiers say goodbye to outgoing commander

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers with 17th Fires Brigade joined together to say goodbye to Col. Ken Kamper, the outgoing brigade commander, and welcome Col. Timothy Kehoe, the incoming brigade commander, during a change of command ceremony at Watkins Field, July 15.

  • Youth sports provides recreation, learning experience

    Jul 18, 2013

    The Fort Rucker Youth Sports and Fitness Program is taking registrations for its various youth sports programs.

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