Archive: Jul 2013

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  • Chain of command key to SHARP solutions

    Jul 17, 2013

    With the Army stepping up its efforts to combat sexual harassment, assault and violence within its ranks, Maneuver Center of Excellence Commanding General Maj. Gen. H. R. McMaster took time to share his views on how sexual offenses are affecting the Army and ways to prevent those offenses.

  • Freshmen roll into 2013 football season

    Jul 17, 2013

    Army head football coach Rich Ellerson welcomed the newest members of the Army football program July 1 as the Academy's Class of 2017 reported to West Point for Reception Day.

  • Magazine, MLB honors military veterans with 'Tribute for Heroes'

    Jul 17, 2013

    Injured Army veteran Jeffrey Mittman and 29 other military veterans were honored Tuesday during Major League Baseball's All-Star Game held at Citi Field in Queens, N.Y., home of the New York Mets.

  • Operation Rising Star calling garrisons: Deadline looms

    Jul 17, 2013

  • Volunteering benefits, supports everyone involved

    Jul 17, 2013

    Soldiers and Family members seeking new opportunities can lend a hand in their communities through a variety of volunteer services.

  • Know your day care options on-post

    Jul 17, 2013

    If you are wondering about the best course of action for your children because you are furloughed or your child attends a school on post -- the Child, Youth, & School Services program is offering day care that caters to parents' needs.

  • Succeed as student, Soldier with ACES

    Jul 17, 2013

    Balancing work and school can be difficult -- especially if you add deployments, PCSing, transitioning from the military and other challenges Soldiers face.

  • New, larger hospital to be completed fall 2014

    Jul 17, 2013

    The new hospital, located along the banks of Upatoi Creek, will open in fall of 2014. Soldiers, family members and retirees of the Fort Benning community will receive care in the 745,000 square-foot facility. The additional space will provide a more comfortable setting for patients and staff, as well as offer additional services and be twice the size of the current hospital, designers said.

  • Town hall to address DoDEA furloughs

    Jul 17, 2013

    So you want to know more about how the Department of Defense Education Activity will affect the schools? The perfect opportunity is during the Facebook Town Hall. Parents and those affected by school furloughs can ask questions and get answers during the upcoming Facebook Town Hall, planned from 6 to 7:30 p.m. July 31 on the Fort Benning Fans Facebook page at www.facebook.com/fortbenningfans.

  • Fort Leonard Wood Engineers to farewell DeLuca, welcome Funkhouser

    Jul 17, 2013

    A change-of-commandancy ceremony for the United States Army Engineer School and Regiment is scheduled for 9 a.m. July 30 on the Maneuver Support Center of Excellence Plaza.

  • Get away from technology, get outdoors

    Jul 17, 2013

  • There are many parts of golf to love

    Jul 17, 2013

  • Faces of the Force: Col. Brian Tachias

    Jul 17, 2013

    With a long legacy of service in his family, Tachias may bleed Army green, but what fuels this leader's motivation is knowing that the "great group of professionals" he works with are there to accomplish the mission with professionalism and excellence. Faces of the Force is a biweekly online feature providing an opportunity to highlight members of the Army Acquisition Workforce currently serving in a variety of AL&T disciplines.

  • Olympian Nunn to walk 50K at World Championships

    Jul 17, 2013

  • Free throw sends Heat into championship game

    Jul 17, 2013

    Philip Whittington needed just one to go down. He wasn't having his best game at the free throw line Monday at North Highland Assembly of God, but he had three chances to send the Fort Benning Heat into the championship game of the Old School Basketball League playoffs. Coincidentally, Whittington was 3-for-9 at the line before he was fouled while attempting a buzzer-beating 3-pointer in a 62-62 game against the 76ers.

  • 3-1 Cav trounces depleted Rangers

    Jul 17, 2013

    Eight hits, three errors and two walks amounted to a disastrous first inning for the 75th Ranger Regiment as 3rd Squadron, 1st Calvary Regiment, defeated the Rangers 13-3 Thursday at Knappenberger Field.

  • Les MisĂ©rables anchors biggest season of theater in Columbus history

    Jul 17, 2013

    The Springer is embarking on the biggest season in Columbus theater history. Not only will the new Dorothy W. McClure Theatre open in October with the Springer Children's Theatre production of Pinkalicious: The Musical Oct. 2-13, but the 2013-14 season is going to be the most amazing season ever in the Greater Chattahoochee Valley area.

  • PBA receives ISO 9001 recertification

    Jul 17, 2013

    Pine Bluff Arsenal's Quality Management System, ISO 9001 has been re-certified for a three-year period by Orion Registrar, Inc., following an audit that was conducted in mid-June. Orion also reported no finding for surveillance audits that were conducted on the Environmental Management System (ISO 14001) and Safety Management System OHSAS 18001).

  • A moveable feast

    Jul 17, 2013

    They grew up on the same block in Seattle, but Lt. Col. Tim Haley and Deborah Haley didn't meet each other until later.

  • Soldiers' Sacrifices Honored

    Jul 26, 2013

    Nestled in the serene rolling green hills of Jochiwon 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.

  • QEF makes equipment safe for Soldiers

    Jul 17, 2013

    In 2005, Pine Bluff Arsenal's Quality Evaluation Facility was dedicated by then commander Col. Tom Woloszyn. It was dedicated in the spirit of civilian heroism in the memory of Annie M. Young, a young woman who worked at the Arsenal in the 1940s on one of the production lines. In 1943, Young saved several workers from two fires.

  • U.S. and ROK Soldiers fight fire, demonstrate alliance

    Jul 17, 2013

    Spc. Armando Avila, from San Diego, Calif., a multiple launch rocket system crewmember, and Spc. Anthony Strauch, from Hazlehurst, Ga., a multiple launch rocket system operations and fire direction specialist, assisted local citizens to extinguish a house fire at the Ottogi Festival in Ildong, Pocheon June 8.

  • Family continues serving in Korean Alliance

    Jul 17, 2013

    Grandfather and grandson serving the 2nd Infantry Division Alliance fight from the Korean War to current date.

  • Corps helps prepare future engineering students at Tennessee State University

    Jul 17, 2013

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (July 11, 2013) --The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District collaborated with the Tennessee State University Engineering Department to mentor science, technology, engineering and math students during a four-week National Summer Transportation Institute program June 9 through July 7, 2013.

  • Soldiers train under fire aided by Army's new network

    Jul 18, 2013

    Army units equipped with new Capability Set 13 technologies trained in real-life scenarios at the Army's Joint Readiness Training Centerat Fort Polk, La., in preparation for possible deployment.

  • Foundation to optimal health revealed

    Jul 17, 2013

    A certified nutrition consultant offers a presentation on cellular nutrition.

  • 2nd Infantry Division Patch ceremony

    Jul 17, 2013

    The 2nd Infantry Division welcomed BG Erik C. Peterson, the division's new Deputy Commanding General for Support with a Patch Ceremony, July 16, 2013, at Camp Humphreys, Pyeongtaek, Republic of Korea. PHOTO BY 2ID PAO PAK CHIN-U

  • LMTs help teach Kosovo citizens

    Nov 30, -0001

    Members of Liaison Monitoring Team Five, Joint Regional Detachment - East, presented a series of English language questions to members of the Shtime administrative building in Shtime July 11.

  • Goodbye Long Lines

    Jul 17, 2013

    Keeping customers out of lines and saving them money is the top priority at the Bagram Airfield post office, Afghanistan.

  • Multinational soldiers learn sling load operations

    Nov 30, -0001

    Deployments often provide soldiers opportunities to learn new skills. Soldiers with Multinational Battle Group-East got the opportunity to learn one such new skill during sling load qualifications at Camp Novo Selo July 13.

  • Currahees compete for Soldier, NCO of 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.

  • Korea America Friendship Society honors soldiers, civilian

    Jul 23, 2013

    Korea America Friendship Society held its 22nd anniversary reception to honor a group of individuals for their continuous efforts to increase the ROK-US alliance during 2013 Korea America Friendship Night in the grand ballroom at the Seoul Grand Hyatt, June 27.

  • The Forgotten War: Remembering History

    Jul 16, 2013

    July marks the anniversary month of the Korean Armistice Agreement that ceased the Korean War and the 63rd anniversary of the alliance U.S. forces have with South Korea.

  • Monsoon season is back

    Jul 17, 2013

    Every summer in Korea, there is a period when the whole country gets soaked in the rain. This period is called 'Chang-ma' in native Korean, the monsoon season of Korea.

  • Garrison commander thanks community for July 4th

    Jul 16, 2013

    A very special mahalo to our U.S. Army Garrison community and sister services for your tremendous support and participation in this year's 4th of July Spectacular at Schofield Barracks.

  • Kofi Annan

    Jul 17, 2013

    Sometimes the site of an exercise is a message in itself. The Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Center, Ghana, served as the site of U.S. Army Africa's Exercise Western Accord.

  • On-post population can receive emergency alerts via text, email

    Jul 16, 2013

    U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii has added a new technology to its family of emergency message and dissemination techniques: Nixle.

  • In a small town in Northeastern France rests a piece of American history

    Jul 17, 2013

    Tribute to the fallen warriors of America's greatest generation at Epinal American Cemetery, Dinozé, France..

  • State partners

    Jul 17, 2013

    Strengthening bonds between multinational militaries is a basis of the State Partnership program, Exercise Western Accord.

  • 5th Armored Brigade welcomes new commander

    Jul 16, 2013

    FORT BLISS, Texas - Col. Eric O. Schacht marked the end of his command with the 5th Armored Brigade, First Army Division West, during a change of command here July 9.

  • Division West's 479th Field Artillery Brigade welcomes new commander

    Jul 16, 2013

    FORT HOOD, Texas - The 479th Field Artillery Brigade welcomed its new commander during a change of command ceremony July 16 at Cameron Field near First Army Division West headquarters.

  • Apache insanity

    Jul 17, 2013

    Most military bases have some form of gym that allows Soldiers the chance to stay fit, but what about those Soldiers who want to train harder? Story about what some Soldiers are using at Forward Operating Base Apache, Afghanistan.

  • Sequestration impacting National Guard

    Jul 17, 2013

    Secretary of the Army John McHugh says every National Guard unit in the U.S. is feeling the effects of sequestration.

  • Soldiers Update: Secretary McHugh

    Jul 17, 2013

    Secretary of the Army John McHugh visited the D.C. National Guard Armory last week and spoke about the affect of the furloughs.

  • Secretary of the Army McHugh discusses status of furloughs

    Jul 17, 2013

    Secretary of the Army John McHugh talks about the status of military furloughs. **Audio drops out briefly at the :45 mark.**

  • Chief of the National Guard Bureau Speaks at CSIS 2013

    Nov 30, -0001

    Chief of the National Guard Bureau, Gen. Frank J. Grass, speaks at the Center for Strategic & International Studies on the future for the National Guard. Produced by Staff Sgt. Adam Fischman.

  • National Guard Leadership Panel Speaks at CSIS 2013

    Nov 30, -0001

    National Guard leadership speaks at the Center for Strategic & International Studies on the future for the National Guard. Speakers include Lt. Gen. William E. Ingram - director, Army National Guard, Lt. Gen. Stanley E. Clarke, III - director, Air National Guard, and Lt. Gen. Joseph L. Lengyel - vice chief, National Guard Bureau. Moderated by David Berteau.

  • Finding their reasons to serve

    Jul 16, 2013

    Every civilian has a different reason for enlisting--some are looking for a new start in life, some want to serve their country, and some simply want to protect it. For applicant Geoffrey Auza, who will join as a 74D nuclear, chemical, biological specialist, enlisting in the Army provides an opportunity to give back while also gaining a U.S. citizenship.

  • Fort Hamilton dedicates Bluff to fallen Soldier

    Jul 17, 2013

    Fort Hamilton, N.Y., honored its bluff to a fallen Soldier and Fire Department of New York firefighter, June 13, 2013, at the post theater during Army birthday celebration week.

  • Houston recruiter takes paws to help animals, community

    Jul 16, 2013

    Armed with motivation, energy, a positive work ethic and fund-raising ideas, Sgt. 1st Class Michael Wiggins is dogs' best friend at the Humane Society of Northeast Texas.

  • First female Soldiers graduate Artillery Mechanic course

    Jul 17, 2013

    History was made July 16 as the first women to attend the U.S. Army Ordnance School's Artillery Mechanic (91P), course graduated during a ceremony here. The 15-week military occupational specialty has, until the beginning of this class, been restricted to male students.

  • Students Support Soldiers Through Pillows for Patriots

    Jul 16, 2013

    Art teacher Debbie Davis was watching a news program on television late last year that ran a story of two Soldiers' mothers sending pillows to deployed troops and decided she wanted to help. Simply sending pillows was not enough, however. She wanted to make it a more personal endeavor that included the students at her Margaret L. Felty Elementary School.

  • LSU Tigers salute Baton Rouge recruiters

    Jul 16, 2013

    Baton Rouge Recruiting Battalion Soldiers were honored during each home game by the Louisiana State University baseball players and fans at Alex Box Stadium this past season for the second year.

  • From doctor to Soldier to Officer

    Jul 17, 2013

    A physical therapist gave up his six year practice to serve his country as an enlisted Soldier, to better understand and treat their injuries before taking his next step; becoming a captain.

  • Rehearsal drill shows leadership CRC validation process

    Jul 16, 2013

    FORT BLISS, Texas -- Painting the big picture of the upcoming CONUS Replacement Center mission, the 402nd Field Artillery Brigade, First Army Division West, created a large-scale, terrain model of the Fort Bliss training area footprint for a Rehearsal of Concept drill presented to senior leaders here July 8.

  • Equine therapy volunteer aids wounded warrior recovery, resilience

    Jul 17, 2013

    Jed Elrod is one of three volunteers who devote time skill and experience to promote healing through equine therapy at the Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, Texas, Equestrian Center.

  • Deseret Chemical Depot closes, transitions installation to Tooele Army Depot

    Jul 17, 2013

    In a special U.S. military ceremony, Deseret Chemical Depot was formally closed July 11, 2013. Yet with hundreds of workers, both government and contractors, still employed here, the gates remain open.

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

    Jul 16, 2013

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

  • Corps Helps the Return of Stolen Navajo Nation Artifacts

    Nov 1, 2013

    The Corps of Engineers repatriated a large cache of 425 sacred artifacts to the Navajo Nation July 9 in Gallup, N.M.

  • Army Acquisition leader promoted to colonel

    Jul 16, 2013

    WASHINGTON (Under SecArmy Public Affairs, July 15, 2013) -- Maurice "Mo" Stewart says his promotion to colonel in the U.S. Army is the result of the enduring support from his family, friends, mentors and the extraordinary Soldiers he's served with for more than two decades.

  • Low-level radiological contamination found inside Fort Bliss bunker

    Jul 17, 2013

    Low levels of alpha and beta radiological particles were detected in a weapons storage bunker, July 12, 2013, near Biggs Army Airfield at Fort Bliss, Texas, in an area called the "Snake Pit," said an installation spokesman.

  • JMC helps Filipino Ship Pick Up Foreign Military Sales Ammo in San Diego

    Jul 16, 2013

    Namesake's family visits ship during ammunition upload

  • Veterans Commemoration

    Jul 16, 2013

  • Bastogne Soldiers return to Campbell

    Jul 16, 2013

    After a nine-month deployment to Afghanistan, Soldiers with 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division are making their way back to Fort Campbell.

  • ATEC welcomes new commanding general, Dellarocco to retire

    Jul 16, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (July 16, 2013) -- In an oppressive morning heat, Maj. Gen. Genaro J. Dellarocco relinquished command of the U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command to Maj. Gen. Peter D. Utley at the ATEC Headquarters here July 16. Dellarocco commanded ATEC for nearly three years.

  • Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo honors Soldiers

    Jul 16, 2013

    The 73rd Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo kicked off with Army appreciation night at the Norris-Penrose Event Center, July 10, celebrating military service to the nation.

  • Reservists hone combat skills during annual training

    Jul 16, 2013

    Local reservists practiced the art of their craft while wading ankle deep in concrete laying a new floor in one of Tobyhanna Army Depot's storage buildings during their annual Extended Combat Training (ECT).

  • Depot upgrades Humvee ambulances for Army National Guard

    Jul 17, 2013

    Tobyhanna Army Depot, Pa., has joined forces with Rock Island Arsenal, Ill., to produce 72 new M997A3 Humvee Ambulances for the Army National Guard.

  • IMCOM employees ready and able to endure furlough

    Jul 17, 2013

    Most U.S. Army Installation Management Command headquarters civilian employees took one unpaid day off last week, the first week of the 2013 furlough. They had been anticipating "furlough Fridays" for months since senior leaders at The Army's Home have been using email communication, town halls and training sessions to keep their employees informed of the timing and breadth of the sequestration furlough process.

  • Army Corrections Command (ACC) Successfully Completes its Reaccreditation

    Oct 30, 2013

    (U) American Correctional Association (ACA) Accreditation Audit of Headquarters, Army Corrections Command (U) DAPM-ACC. On 19-20 Jun 13, Headquarters, Army Corrections Command (ACC) successfully completed its reaccreditation audit against the ACA standards manual for Administration of Correctional Agencies with a compliance rating of 100%.

  • Brooke Army Medical Center named one of nation's Most Wired Hospitals, second year

    Jul 16, 2013

    For the second year in a row, Brooke Army Medical Center was officially recognized as "A Top Wired Hospital in the United States" from the Hospitals and Health Networks magazine - 2013 Most Wired Survey.

  • Baumholder hosts Vienna Document visitors

    Jul 16, 2013

    Delegates from 33 European countries belonging to the Conventional Forces Europe Treaty Compliance came to Baumholder June 26 as part of a Vienna Document visit. The Vienna Document provides all 56 of the signatory countries the opportunity to host an open house every five years. This year the 33 countries participating in the visit sent a total of 68 delegates to Baumholder.

  • MDW Military Police Officer Honored

    Jul 16, 2013

    The U.S. Army Military District of Washington's Military and Civilian Police Officer of the Year Award was presented to Specialist Timothy R. Mardirosian of the 289th MP Company during a ceremony at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va, 28 June, 2013.

  • A secondhand look at Prague

    Jul 16, 2013

    Explore a different side of Prague for a new perspective

  • Providing focus in a changing environment

    Jul 16, 2013

    Garrison commander shares Bavaria Military Community's keys to success

  • Wounded warrior joins local AAFES team

    Jul 16, 2013

    The Exchange strives to hire veterans as part of intern program

  • Officials crack down on fuel card abuse

    Jul 16, 2013

    Tax-free fuel is a privilege not to be taken lightly

  • Grafenwoehr gets new clinic commander

    Jul 17, 2013

    A ceremonial passing of the colors here July 11 placed a new commander at the helm of health services in Grafenwoehr. Lt. Col. Tara L. Hall assumed command from Lt. Col. Mark C. Carder at the change of command ceremony for Grafenwoehr Health Clinic.

  • German town honors fallen U.S. Soldiers of World War II

    Jul 17, 2013

    The village of Haselbach honors seven fallen U.S. Soldiers who died in a plane crash here during World War II.

  • 2ID welcomes new deputy commander in Pyeongtaek

    Nov 30, -0001

    The 2nd Infantry Division conducted a patch ceremony July 16 at the Super Gym, Camp Humphreys to welcome Brig. Gen Erik Peterson, the new deputy commanding general for support.

  • Tomorrow's engineers tackle internships in Europe

    Jul 17, 2013

    With four right hands raised in the air, the 17th class of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Europe District interns took the civilian service oath of office. The district welcomed Michael Gray-Lewis, Yillian Rivera, Donatello Barrett and Tiffany Williams -- this year's Advancing Minorities' Interest in Engineering students -- to Europe in early June. AMIE is a nonprofit program designed to attract, educate, graduate and place minority students in engineering careers. The district's 2013 interns, rising seniors pursuing engineering degrees from historically black colleges and universities throughout the country, sat down with Engineering in Europe this month to discuss their field, the AMIE program in Germany and a bit about themselves.

  • Conformal battery unburdens Army's networked Soldiers

    Jul 17, 2013

    The U.S. Army is developing a battery to improve Soldiers' agility on the battlefield while meeting the demands of an increased power burden stemming from new networked electronic devices.

  • Secretary of Defense talks budget, resources and readiness with Fort Bragg community

    Jul 15, 2013

    Questions from service members, civilian employees and family members about the U.S. military's budget, resources and services highlighted an hour-long town hall event with the Secretary of Defense Monday afternoon at Fort Bragg, N.C.

  • USACE Savannah District to welcome new commander July 19

    Jul 15, 2013

    SAVANNAH, Ga. -- Col. Thomas J. Tickner will take command of the Savannah District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, from Col. Jeffrey M. Hall, in a formal ceremony at 10 a.m., July 19.

  • IPC encourages planning to ease clearing quarters stress

    Jul 15, 2013

    Whether you are transferring to a new duty station, retiring or moving off-post, your lease agreement with Island Palm Communities requires you to notify your community center in writing no less than 28 days prior to vacating your home.

  • Survivors unveil quilted remembrance of fallen

    Jul 15, 2013

    Members from families of fallen warriors unveiled, for the first time, a quilted American flag honoring fallen warriors of the Hawaii and the Pacific region at the Fourth of July Spectacular celebration, here, July 4.

  • 'Silver Eagles' case their colors

    Nov 30, -0001

    Over the past 12 years, more than two million United States Army soldiers have deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan, many on more than one occasion. These numbers recently increased as more Soldiers deployed from Fort Hood.

  • Warrant officers look at history, future at 95th birthday celebration

    Nov 30, -0001

    The 704th Military Intelligence Brigade hosted an observance of the 95th birthday of the Army's Warrant Officer Corps July 9.

  • Basic Combat Training Soldiers go through gas chamber

    Jul 15, 2013

    Basic Combat Training Soldiers assigned to E Company 3rd Battalion 10th Infantry Regiment enter the gas chamber on July 8, 2013 on Fort Leonard Wood MO. The Soldiers are exposed to CS gas to build confidence in their M50 series gas mask. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Ronald Shaw Jr.)(Released)

  • Army to link online training to NCO advancement

    Jul 16, 2013

    The Army will soon require noncommissioned officers to complete online training prior to promotion eligibility. Additionally, NCO schools will no longer be waived.

  • Breaking bread with Bavarians

    Jul 16, 2013

    Learn the dos and don'ts of a German dinner party

  • Water Wise

    Aug 14, 2013

    One beautiful morning, my family joined some friends for a boat ride on Lake Nacimiento on the central coast of California. The water was cold, so we had no plans to go swimming. We just wanted to spend some time on the beautiful lake.

  • Department of Defense celebrates Iftar meal at the Pentagon

    Jul 16, 2013

    The Department of Defense celebrated its 15th Iftar meal, July 12, 2013, at the Pentagon.

  • Col. David J. Luders becomes 47th commander of RIA-JMTC

    Jul 15, 2013

    The Rock Island Arsenal Joint Manufacturing and Technology Center Commander Col. James O. Fly, Jr., was in command for more than 34 months. His tenure ended on July 11, when he turned the command over to Col. David J. Luders. Col. David J. Luders became the 47th commanding officer of the U.S. Army Rock Island Arsenal Joint Manufacturing and Technology Center (RIA-JMTC) at a ceremony held Thursday on Rock Island Arsenal.

  • Meet the 'honey badgers'

    Jul 15, 2013

    Every day the 1st Theater Sustainment Command drive team loads into their up-armored sport utility vehicles and pick-up trucks, ready to maneuver through the busy and volatile streets of Kabul, not knowing what they may encounter as they work to ensure the people they are escorting arrive safely.

  • Under Secretary of the Army Joseph W. Westphal biography (as of July 15, 2013)

    Jul 15, 2013

    Under Secretary of the Army Joseph W. Westphal biography (as of July 15, 2013)

  • LTG William Troy's Retirement Ceremony

    Jul 15, 2013

    U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno hosts a retirement ceremony in honor of Lt. Gen. William Troy at Conmy Hall in Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va. July 12, 2013. Troy retired after 38 years of service in the Army. He served as the Director of Army Staff for the last three Chiefs of Staff of the Army.

  • Young visitor gets an Old Guard surprise

    Jul 15, 2013

    She asked, and she received. A post 50-gun salute to the nation question-and-answer session with the 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) Presidential Salute Battery landed 8-year-old tourist Sonja Banks an invaluable keepsake.

  • Twenty-seven year old works at restoring 38-year-old car

    Jul 15, 2013

    The idea was to finish work on the car so it could be driven out of the Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Auto Skills Center to his next duty station. That was the plan, anyway, that National Guard Soldier Staff Sgt. Jose Gonzalez had in mind when he began restoring a 1975 Toyota Celica after purchasing the non-functioning coupe last November.

  • Cascades Rapids outlast Fort Myer swimmers

    Jul 15, 2013

    The morning of July 6 started promising for the Fort Myer Squid swim team at the Officer Club pools, but the relay portion of the dual meet against the Cascades Rapids team was the difference in the FMST's latest Colonial Swimming League encounter.

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