Archive: Jul 2013

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  • 2nd Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment transfer of authority

    Nov 30, -0001

    The 2nd Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment (Combined Task Force 2-23), from Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., ended their successful tour in Afghanistan with a transfer of authority ceremony July 13, 2013 here.

  • Pro-Am gives golfers chance to play with pros

    Jul 18, 2013

    The Silver Wings Golf Course on Fort Rucker doesn't have a shortage of tournaments, but one tournament offers a unique experience where golfers can not only compete, but also learn.

  • US, Singapore armies strengthen Pacific ties

    Jul 18, 2013

    Members of both forces continued a 32-year tradition Monday with the opening of the annual two-week wartime simulation exercise "Tiger Balm" at Pasir Laba Camp, Singapore.

  • Body Mechanics pampers Soldiers, Families

    Jul 18, 2013

    Being in and working for the Army can be a vigorous and stressful life, but Fort Rucker wants all of its workers, and Family members, to know that they deserve a chance to be pampered and indulged.

  • Day at LETRA honors military, families

    Jul 18, 2013

    Service members, their families and civilians attended the third annual Military Appreciation Family Fun Day and Car Show July 13 at Fort Sill's Lake Elmer Thomas Recreation Area.

  • Vacation Bible School seeks volunteers

    Jul 18, 2013

  • Fort Rucker goes to dogs with Bark Park

    Jul 18, 2013

    Soldiers are not the only citizens on post who have to keep up their figure and release pent up energy, and Fort Rucker offers a way for those citizens to bark 'til dark.

  • Seen around Anniston Army Depot

    Jul 18, 2013

    Anniston Army Depot's industrial base is always hard at work keeping the Department of Defense's warfighters supplied with equipment that works the first time and every time. These are just a few of the faces and operations performed by the depot's men and women.

  • Wildlife course promotes conservation

    Jul 18, 2013

    Wildlife conservation and sustainability have been at the forefront of Fort Rucker's and the Army's environmental mission for some time, and the installation wants to share its knowledge of land conservation and management with local landowners.

  • Everyone accountable for safe work environment

    Jul 18, 2013

    We sometimes wonder why people fail to take the proper precautions to avoid or correct hazards that can cause injuries. In Tennessee, one morning during this past Fourth of July weekend, the news reported the following: a carport and two vehicles burned to the ground due to fireworks, one person was killed and another injured after being run over and struck by a boat prop (the driver of the boat was worried more about getting rid of the alcohol, cooler and empty beer cans than the two victims in the water).

  • Professional preparation vital at job fair

    Jul 18, 2013

    With more than 100 employers scheduled to be at the July 25 Fort Rucker Area Job Fair and 25-30 times that many job hunters expected at the event, preparing beforehand is key, according to organizers.

  • Sill All Army volleyball player wins gold

    Jul 18, 2013

    Spc. Latoya Marshall, an automated logistical specialist assigned to 696th Forward Support Company, 168th Brigade Support Battalion here, has a deep passion for volleyball. She has been playing competitively since the sixth grade, and her dedication earned herself a spot on the All Army Volleyball Team.

  • 470th MI Brigade commander changes

    Jul 18, 2013

    Even while dark clouds hung threateningly over the Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, the 470th Military Intelligence Brigade brightly shined July 17, 2013, for its change of command. In traditional ceremonies marking the change, Col. Timothy Chafos succeeded Col. Pierre Gervais as commander of the brigade.

  • Excess equipment benefits U.S., foreign partners

    Jul 18, 2013

    Using 1,026 M113A2 armored personnel carriers from the Army's Excess Defense Articles, obtained through Security Assistance Command's foreign military sales program, and the refurbishment expertise provided by an Army Materiel Command public-private partnership provided the means for the Iraqi Army to begin standing up its planned six-division armored capability.

  • Spartans continue legacy with new commander

    Jul 18, 2013

    The 1st Battalion, 223rd Aviation Regiment received a new commander July 10 at Howze Field when Lt. Col. Todd H. Marshburn assumed command of the Spartan battalion.

  • Any process can be Leaned

    Jul 18, 2013

    The depot's Enterprise Excellence Division offers employees tools to improve processes, reduce waste and make their work flow more efficient. One of those tools is Lean.

  • 717th MI Battalion changes commander

    Jul 18, 2013

    Underlining its designation as "Alamo Station," the 717th Military Intelligence Battalion conducted its change of command July 10, 2013, on the grounds of the Alamo. In the traditional passing of the colors, Lt. Col. Jay Haley succeeded Lt. Col. Joseph Kushner as commander of the 470th MI Brigade's signals intelligence (SIGINT) battalion

  • I Care Cards empower ANAD employees

    Jul 18, 2013

    Tool enables workforce to report, correct safety issues I Care Cards have become an important tool for employees throughout Anniston Army Depot. Developed in 2011, the cards are a way for the workforce to ensure safety issues are reported and a solution is implemented.

  • Program warns youth of tobacco dangers

    Jul 18, 2013

    As part of the Operation Live Well Health Expo campaign in the month of July, the Fort Sill Tobacco Cessation Program is providing anti-tobacco education at the Youth Center and School Age Centers.

  • Soldiers deal with harrassment, assault issues

    Jul 18, 2013

    Leadership from 3rd Battalion, 2nd Air Defense Artillery held SHARP training to inform their Soldiers on sexual assault prevention and the resources that are available for someone who has been assaulted.

  • Joint contracting exercise planning continues

    Jul 23, 2013

    Members representing the Defense Department, Army and Air Force gathered at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, Texas, this week to develop scenarios in preparation for the Operational Contracting Support Joint Exercise.

  • Fort Carson receives program federal energy award

    Jul 18, 2013

    Fort Carson received the Superior Program honor for the Army from the Federal Energy Management Program Awards, announced July 3

  • Program highlights fun without alcohol

    Jul 18, 2013

    Fort Carson's Summer Sense Campaign highlights activities that Soldiers can do instead of drinking alcohol.

  • Coping with deployment; countdown begins for those left behind

    Jul 18, 2013

    In the first of a four-part series following the deployment of the 4th Engineer Battalion deployment to Afghanistan, two wives and a fiancé discuss how they prepared for the deployment and how they have coped thus far.

  • Basic Combat Training begins with drill sergeants

    Jul 19, 2013

    Follow Soldiers at Fort Sill, from arrival through graduation in a series about Basic Combat Training. The series begins with the 434th Field Artillery Brigade's drill sergeants and the challenges they face.

  • Ride 2 Recovery kicks off European tour in Vicenza, Italy

    Jul 18, 2013

    Some 120 Soldiers, veterans, civilians and their supporters gathered on Caserma Ederle in Vicenza, Italy, July 11, 2013, to begin the first leg of a 700-kilometer Ride2Recovery bicycle trek through Northern Italy and France. The first day's ride, a 44-mile (70-kilometer) stretch, took the cyclists to Verona.

  • How to host your own yard sale

    Jul 18, 2013

    Team Schweinfurt, as an Army garrison that is set to close by September of 2014, we are a community confronted with a major challenge: Just what are we to do with all of our junk?

  • Open mat challenges, creates warriors

    Jul 18, 2013

    The Fort Sill Combatives Training Facility conducts open mat nights for Soldiers to work on their hand-to-hand combat skills.

  • Air Force veteran makes mark on Fort Drum airspace, helps effect change Armywide

    Jul 18, 2013

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- When it comes to keeping the skies over the installation safe, Fort Drum air traffic controller Jeremy Tripp knows automated systems could never fully replace the instincts and wisdom of human experience.

  • Spangdahlem, Schweinfurt women have 'Hearts for Elim'

    Jul 18, 2013

    In the early morning of May 17, 2013, a group of 22 women, known collectively as Hearts for Elim lined up in front of a chartered bus in Kaiserslaughtern, Germany, to create a human conveyor belt loading 320 bags of donated clothing and shoes, and 50 boxes of donated medical supplies.

  • 10th Mountain aviator spends final days of Army career with buddies downrange

    Jul 18, 2013

    BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan -- With only about two months until his retirement, Chief Warrant Officer 5 Bob Cuyler did not have to deploy with the 10th Combat Aviation Brigade in May, but he told the brigade commander that he wanted to spend his last two months in the Army with his fellow aviators downrange.

  • Leonardo Project Awards: High school anti-bullying effort recognized

    Jul 18, 2013

    WIESBADEN, Germany - It was a packed house at the Wiesbaden Kurhaus June 30 as German and American students awaited the judges' decisions in the 2013 Leonardo Awards. This was the first year local Department of Defense Dependents Schools-Europe students joined their German peers in competing in various categories aimed at encouraging greater involvement in music, technology, communication, social awareness and a host of other competitive categories.

  • Fort Sill warrant officer selected as Army Times' Soldier of Year

    Jul 18, 2013

    An Air Defense Artillery Soldier at For Sill was selected as Army Times' Soldier of the Year.

  • Air Force 70th Intelligence Wing Holds Change of Command

    Jul 18, 2013

    John Shanahan, Air Force Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Agency commander, passes the 70th ISR Wing flag to Col. Kevin Dixon, incoming commander, during the wing's change of command ceremony on July 10 at McGlachlin Parade Field.

  • Visitors of all ages keep cool at MDW's Twilight Tattoo!

    Jul 18, 2013

    Visitors of all ages to the Nation's Capital, along with their host Lt. Gen. James O. Barclay, deputy chief of staff, G-8, for the Army avoided the D.C. heat wave join performers singing the Army song during the U.S. Army Military District of Washington's performance of 'Twilight Tattoo' inside Conmy Hall at Joint Base Myer - Henderson Hall, July 17, 2013.

  • SKIES offers summer cheernastic mini camp

    Jul 18, 2013

    For the second consecutive year, SKIES is offering a three-month cheernastics mini camp for children ages 5 to 12.

  • Schweinfurt health clinic providers limited during furlough

    Jul 18, 2013

    The Schweinfurt Health Clinic will be reducing some clinical services Fridays, between July 12 and Sept. 27, due to the governmental furloughs being implemented.

  • Fort Sill plays vintage ball game

    Jul 18, 2013

    The Troop L Indians defeated the Fort Sill Cannonballs 24-20 July 13 at the Old Post Quadrangle during the post's annual vintage baseball game. The two-hour game was reminiscent of baseball played on post during the late 19th century between Soldiers and local Native Americans.

  • U.S. Army Europe 'Sky Soldiers' train with multinational partners at Rapid Trident

    Jul 18, 2013

    YAVORIV, Ukraine --Paratroopers from Attack Company, 1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne) trained with military forces from several other nations on small-unit tactics as part of exercise Rapid Trident 2013 in Yavoriv, Ukraine.

  • Dragon boating sparks German-American relations

    Jul 18, 2013

    WIESBADEN, Germany - The original goal of getting Wiesbaden's American residents in on the fun of Dragon Boat racing during the Schiersteiner Hafenfest has been accomplished. Now, six years later, not only are community members competing as their own team, some are also members of a German team and actively cultivating German and American relationships.

  • Afghan National Security Forces secure Omna District

    Jul 19, 2013

    Afghan National Security Forces from throughout Paktika Province, Afghanistan, along with U.S. Army advisers and security elements assigned to 2nd Security Forces Assistance Brigade at Forward Operating Base Rushmore, conducted village clearance operations last week in the Omna District.

  • 25 qualify, earn U.S. Army Badge at Bundeswehr range

    Jul 18, 2013

    Instead of instructing student drivers of the Bundeswehr on German roads, about 20 senior German noncommissioned officers switched their lanes of operations here for a day July 16 to compete and qualify for the U.S. Army's Rifle Qualification Badge.

  • Mortuary affairs Soldiers use competition to strengthen warrior skills

    Jul 18, 2013

    FORT LEE, Va. (July 18, 2013) -- "New, unusual and challenging" are all good words to hear when listening to a description of a military training event.

  • USAG Ansbach FMWR hosts on-the-spot job fair

    Jul 18, 2013

    U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach's Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation teamed up with USAG Ansbach's Civilian Personnel Advisory Center to host a job fair June 27 that offered applicants something normally hard to come by: on-the-spot hiring.

  • Enjoying a family fun day to celebrate the nation's birthday

    Jul 23, 2013

    WIESBADEN, Germany -- A little rain -- OK, a lot of rain -- didn't dampen spirits at the community's Independence Day bash at the Wiesbaden Entertainment Center July 3. As more and more people streamed into the area to enjoy rides, food, live music and fireworks, the skies slowly opened up welcoming neighbors for a day of friendship and celebration.

  • Learning how to transition gracefully

    Jul 18, 2013

    WIESBADEN, Germany - No move is ever stress-free. With support and a positive attitude the task can be accomplished more smoothly.

  • Program to reimburse Soldiers for realtor fees

    Jul 18, 2013

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Soldiers with a spouse and at least two children who receive a statement of nonavailability for on-post housing after July 1 may also receive a reimbursement for realtor fees through Sept. 30.

  • Professional partnership focus of medical exercise in Congo

    Jul 18, 2013

    U.S. Army Africa-sponsored Soldiers partnered with health care professionals of the Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of Congo during a weeklong Medical Readiness Training Exercise known as a MEDRETE 13-3, June 4-12.

  • USAG Ansbach, FMC say 'auf wiedersehen' to Lawler, welcome new commander

    Jul 18, 2013

    After serving as the commander of U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach and the Franconia Military Community for two years, Col. Kelly J. Lawler turned over the reins to Col. Christopher M. Benson during a July 11 change of command ceremony outside the Von Steuben Community Center at Bismarck Kaserne.

  • U.S. Army personnel ensure MDF remain healthy during combat

    Jul 18, 2013

    From the effects of malaria during World War II to medical problems in current deployments, Soldier health has become a great factor in unit effectiveness. With the increase of Soldiers from different militaries deploying to combat and field environments, the need for preventive medicine and field sanitation teams are in higher demand.

  • Ghana, USARAF kickoff Western Accord 13

    Jul 18, 2013

    Ghana Armed Forces along with U.S. Army Africa hosted the opening ceremony for Western Accord 13, June 17, at the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Center, Accra, Ghana.

  • Marines conduct non-lethal training during U.S. Army Africa's Western Accord 13

    Jul 18, 2013

    U.S. Marines Military Police from 4th Law Enforcement Battalion (LEB) provided non-lethal training to 50 Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) soldiers from 2nd Engineer Battalion June 17-26 during Western Accord 13 in Ghana.

  • Western Accord 13 begins command post exercise

    Jul 18, 2013

    Ghana Armed Forces along with U.S. Army Africa concluded week one of Western Accord 13 and began a command post exercise June 24 at the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Center, Accra, Ghana.

  • Officials: Monsoon season calls for increased caution

    Jul 18, 2013

    As heavy monsoon storms inundate the Korean Peninsula, Eighth Army safety officials are encouraging U.S. military personnel to exercise increased caution.

  • eBooks now available through Torii Station library

    Jul 18, 2013

    Electronic books, also known as eBooks, are now available for free download through the Torii Station library.

  • Sesame Street finds its way to USAG Ansbach

    Jul 18, 2013

    Grover, Elmo, Cookie Monster, Rosita, a Honker, and Katie (a character specially made for the USO tours) visited USAG Ansbach at the Katterbach Fitness Center for two special presentations.

  • Korn conquers Clay Kaserne on Independence Day

    Jul 23, 2013

    WIESBADEN, Germany - After the visual fireworks in Hainerberg Housing July 3, Wiesbaden community members were treated to audio fireworks on Clay Kaserne on Independence Day.

  • Soldiers help German football clubs shine

    Jul 18, 2013

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Most Soldiers stay busy with work, training, physical fitness, continuing education and a host of other vital requirements. But some even find time to play a little football.

  • Diet soda? No, diabetes soda

    Jul 18, 2013

    Calorie-free maybe, but hardly worth the health risks

  • Amid monsoon season, Area I ready

    Jul 18, 2013

    Quick-response teams poised should floods, landslides, hit Warrior Country

  • 8th TSC mariners highlight Army watercraft capabilities for SecArmy

    Jul 19, 2013

    Army mariners from the 8th Theater Sustainment Command shared the critical and unique roles Army watercraft play in the Pacific Theater with Secretary of the Army John McHugh at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, July 16, 2013.

  • Vice Chief of Staff Gen. John Campbell meets with the AWC Distance Class of 2013

    Jul 17, 2013

    Vice Chief of Staff Gen. John Campbell meets with the Army War College Distance Class of 2013 where he discussed the challenges of sequestration, the current force structure, and the role of Reserve Component forces.

  • Caslen assumes command of West Point

    Jul 18, 2013

    Lt. Gen. Robert L. Caslen Jr. became the 59th superintendent of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., during a change-of -command ceremony at the school, July 17, 2013.

  • 2013 Drill Sergeant of the Year contenders

    Jul 18, 2013

    2013 Drill Sergeant of the Year competitors demonstrate their knowledge of Warrior Tasks and Battle Drills and their ability to teach these tasks to new Soldiers July 16, 2013 at Fort Jackson, S.C.

  • 2013 Drill Sergeants of the Year announced

    Jul 19, 2013

    The U.S. Army selected Sgt. 1st Class David E. Stover as the 2013 active duty U.S. Army Drill Sergeant of the Year, and Sgt. 1st Class Ryan J. McCaffrey as the 2013 Army Reserve Drill Sergeant of the Year.

  • Soldiers happy to help kids at Camp SOS

    Jul 24, 2013

    A small group of Soldiers from the 101st Sustainment Brigade "Lifeliners" volunteered for an important mission. This mission requires them to agree to lock up their cars and cell phones. They must break contact with their friends and families. For a week, they will live in modest cabins filled with other people at Camp Hinsch near Fort Campbell and cannot leave. Yet, they are enjoying every minute of it.

  • Area schools begin new year in early August

    Jul 17, 2013

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - This might be tough to imagine, but it is almost time for school to begin. School year 2013-2014 will begin for all Monterey Peninsula Unified School District and Pacific Grove Unified School District schools Aug. 7. Carmel Unified commences their school year a week later on Aug. 14.

  • US, Singapore armies strengthen Pacific ties

    Jul 17, 2013

    Members of both forces continued a 32-year tradition Monday with the opening of the annual two-week wartime simulation exercise "Tiger Balm" at Pasir Laba Camp, Singapore.

  • Reservists, families attend Yellow Ribbon reintegration event

    Jul 18, 2013

    The Army Reserve's 99th Regional Support Command, based at Fort Dix, N.J., hosted a Yellow Ribbon Program event, July 13-14, 2013, at Maryland's National Harbor, just outside Washington, D.C.

  • Ninety-seven-year-old veteran recalls Camp Lee, World War II experiences in Pacific

    Jul 17, 2013

    RICHMOND, VA. -- (July 17, 2013) -- World War II Army veteran Joe Commander had a short Camp Lee experience 70 years ago in July 1943, but the 97- year-old's service with the Third Engineer Special Brigade in New Guinea and the Philippines is most memorable.

  • ASC Soldiers get chance to caddie on PGA Tour

    Jul 17, 2013

  • Concern, frustration builds at Fort Lee as gate traffic increases due to furlough

    Jul 18, 2013

    FORT LEE, Va. (July 17, 2013) -- Long lunchtime and Friday morning waiting lines at the Fort Lee access gates will be a fact of life during the government civilian furlough period.

  • MDW hosts Company Commander and First Sergeant Pre-Command Course

    Jul 17, 2013

    The Company Commander/First Sergeant Pre-Command Course took place at the National Defense University on Fort McNair, from 9-12 July 2013.

  • Citizens rescue struggling swimmer

    Nov 30, -0001

    Close call a lesson in water safety Drowning kills 10 people every day in the United States and half of all drownings occur in natural water settings such as lakes or rivers. But, what the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention statistics don't reveal is the numerous "near misses."

  • Media Roundtable on Force Structure

    Jul 18, 2013

    Gen. John Campbell, vice chief of staff of the Army, posted the following on his Facebook page, June 26, 2013, concerning force structure changes that were recently announced.

  • From enlisted Soldier to officer to FEMA Reservist, Colorado Reserve Ambassador still serving

    Jul 17, 2013

    From enlisting into the Army National Guard and Army Reserve to receiving a direct commission to captain in the Army Reserve, then working as a Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Reservist, Dr. James C. Sherman, continues to dedicate his life to serving his country as a volunteer.

  • College tour introduces students to historically black colleges and universities

    Jul 17, 2013

    Recruiting company 1st sergeant organizes college tour for high school students

  • Physical therapist in a brigade combat team

    Jul 22, 2013

    The role of a physical therapist during a deployment located at a forward operating base.

  • SMDC leader newest member of SES corps

    Jul 18, 2013

    Tom Webber promoted to Senior Executive Service

  • Book Discusses Accomplishments of the Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences

    Jul 17, 2013

    Fort Sam Houston, TX, 11 July 2013 -- This publication captures the significant activities and dramatic achievements in tropical infectious diseases of the Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences during the last fifty years. Begun in 1959 as a result of the Southeast Asia Treaty Organization, the Thailand SEATO Cholera Research Project in Bangkok, later the Medical Research Laboratory, and finally, AFRIMS (in 1977), was a collaborative research effort between the US Army Medical Department and the Royal Thai Army. Throughout the institute's history, US Army and Thai doctors jointly pursued research and therapy for illnesses that threatened both US troops and Thai citizens, such as cholera, malaria, opisthorchiasis, dengue, Japanese B encephalitis, hepatitis, enteric infections, and HIV/AIDS. MG James K Gilman, former Commander, USAMRMC, highlights recent achievements, by stating that "AFRIMS provided the clinical trials network for conducting the only successful vaccine trial for human immunodeficiency virus infection to date." This textbook is now available for online order or PDF download from the Borden Institute Website: www.cs.amedd.army.mil/borden.

  • Public affairs Soldiers train with military police

    Jul 22, 2013

    Missouri guardsmen from the 70th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment trained with the 1138th Military Police at Camp Crowder, Mo., in June 2013.

  • Riot train

    Jul 22, 2013

    At least one portion of partnership training at Exercise Western Accord made a real impact.

  • Early years of all volunteer force challenging but rewarding for female veteran

    Jul 17, 2013

    Female veteran recounts her time as a soldier during the early years of the all-volunteer force.

  • Survival tips for the furlough

    Jul 17, 2013

    ADELPHI, Md. -- Chaplain (Lt. Col.) Juan M. Crockett, RDECOM's chaplain, participates in the Adelphi Garrison's furlough seminar for employees on July 16. The Employee Assistance Program brought in several speakers who provided financial and philisophical advice on dealing with the burdens imposed by the ongoing sequestration.

  • Soldiers and NCOs of the Currahees try for the Honor of being the Soldier or NCO of the Quarter

    Jul 17, 2013

    Select Soldiers with the 4th Brigade Combat Team "Currahee", 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), participated in the Soldier, Non-commissioned Officer of the quarter board at forward operating base Salerno, Afghanistan.

  • An Army Family Story

    Jul 17, 2013

    Although Richard Johnson was born in Huntsville, Ala., he didn't stay there for long. Throughout his life he moved from place to place because, unlike most kids his age, Richard was the son of a Soldier - an Army Brat.

  • Caslen assumes command as 59th superintendent

    Jul 17, 2013

    Lt. Gen. Robert L. Caslen Jr. assumed command of the U.S. Military Academy July 17, becoming the 59th superintendent during a change of command ceremony in the Eisenhower Hall Ballroom.

  • Soldiers Update: Peacekeeping lessons

    Jul 22, 2013

    The Army is in the Republic of Ghana for Western Accord 13, developing peacekeeping strategies.

  • Exchange Celebrates 118 Years of Service With Deals at Burger King and Express

    Jul 17, 2013

    DALLAS -- The Army & Air Force Exchange Service celebrates a past, present and future of savings and service on July 25, the organization's 118th anniversary.

  • USACE Galveston District awards $303,000 small business contract for Mid Bay DAMP

    Jul 23, 2013

    GALVESTON, Texas (July 17, 2013) -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District awarded a contract in the amount of $303,000 to 4H Construction Corporation, a HUBZone small business, for dewatering of the Mid Bay placement area relating to the Houston Ship Channel in Chambers County, Texas.

  • Around the Army

    Jul 17, 2013

  • Army to link online training to NCO advancement

    Jul 17, 2013

  • Army civilians begin first week of furlough

    Jul 17, 2013

    Some 229,000 Army civilians began their furloughs this week, along with thousands of other military civilians.

  • Civilian Spotlight: Getting to know Betrena K. Christian

    Jul 17, 2013

    Civilian Spotlight: Getting to know Betrena K. Christian

  • TRADOC leads MOS, gender integration review

    Jul 17, 2013

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

  • SecDef outlines 'Plan B': Reductions-in-force, halt to modernization possible

    Jul 17, 2013

  • Federal agency leaders discuss environmental stewardship

    Jul 17, 2013

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

  • Marine Corps Detachment changes leadership

    Jul 17, 2013

    Marine Corps Detachment Fort Benning welcomed a new commanding officer during a ceremony July 15 at Brave Rifles Field.

  • Army Reserve ambassador visits Benning

    Jul 17, 2013

  • Training helps Soldier save civilian driver

    Jul 17, 2013

    With years of training and a quick response, a Fort Benning Soldier came to the aid of a civilian driver during a routine commute last week.

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