Archive: Jul 2013

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  • Chaplain finds 'Lord's purpose' that, again, leads to 7th ID

    Nov 30, -0001

    Nearly nine months after his assumption of stole ceremony, making history as the division chaplain for the newly reactivated and restructured 7th Infantry Division at Joint Base Lewis-McChord and its seven subordinate brigade's unit ministry teams, Lt. Col. Darryl Hollowell, chaplain, relinquished spiritual leadership to Lt. Col. Paul Jaedicke, chaplain, July 8 during a change of stole ceremony.

  • Great-granddaughter of former 7th ID commander takes reins of division's HSC

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers, families and friends gathered on a small field across from the 7th Infantry Division headquarters July 8 as Maj. Michael C. Firmin relinquished command of Headquarters Support Company, 7th Infantry Division to Capt. Jacqueline K. Stilwell.

  • Keep Cool at MDW's Twilight Tattoo!

    Jul 17, 2013

    **Tonight's Twilight Tattoo, July 17, will be held indoors at the AIR CONDITIONED Conmy Hall on Joint Base Myer - Henderson Hall, Va. Beat the heat!** Hundreds of visitors to the Nation's Capital, along with their host Lt. Gen. Susan S. Lawrence, the Army's Chief Information Officer, applauded the U.S. Army Military District of Washington's performance of 'Twilight Tattoo' last night at Joint Base Myer - Henderson Hall.

  • SSCF graduation ceremony at the Detroit Arsenal

    Jul 11, 2013

  • Runners prepare for Army 10-Miler race

    Jul 11, 2013

    The All-Army 10-Miler Race is known for being the largest 10-mile race in the Western Hemisphere with more than 30,000 competitors.

  • Army civilians begin first week of furlough

    Jul 12, 2013

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

  • Old Skool claims 4th post championship

    Jul 11, 2013

    In a game close enough to be worthy of a championship match, two teams battled head to head for the post softball championship title July 9.

  • ACS helps Soldiers, Families, civilians manage finances

    Jul 11, 2013

    It's important for people on Fort Rucker to be certain about how they manage their finances, especially in uncertain fiscal times, and Fort Rucker has the resources to help Soldiers and Families.

  • Lyster encourages patients to bring in questionable medical bills

    Jul 11, 2013

    Patients who have medical bills in debt collection are encouraged to bring their statements as well as all supporting documents to the Lyster Army Health Clinic Managed Care Division for further assistance.

  • DFMWR discounts seek to lessen furlough impact

    Jul 11, 2013

    As Department of Defense civilian employee furloughs begin, the Fort Rucker Directorate of Family, Morale, Welfare and Recreation is seeking to lessen the impact by offering discounts at various activities.

  • Job Fair: Record number of participants at 10th year

    Jul 11, 2013

    It has been a decade since the first Fort Rucker Area Job Fair was held, bringing in civilians, Family members and Soldiers looking for a new job or career, and this year the co-hosted event will feature 100 employers looking to hire immediately.

  • Customer feedback drives Fort Rucker services

    Jul 11, 2013

    "Feedback is the breakfast of champions," Ken Blanchard once said, and that's why Fort Rucker provides its customers with a way to stay connected and let the installation know not only what it's doing wrong, but what it's doing right.

  • HHC, 1-223rd hosts mentor ride

    Jul 11, 2013

    There can never be enough emphasis on safety, especially when it comes to sharing the road with motorcyclists.

  • Army Aviators embrace future of learning

    Jul 11, 2013

    In keeping with the standard of being the world's most-adaptive military, the home of Army Aviation is embracing changes in modern technology.

  • Temporary pharmacy opens

    Jul 11, 2013

    Lyster Army Health Clinic's pharmacy reopened and began operation at its temporary location in front of the main parking lot by Andrews Avenue after a brief ribbon-cutting ceremony July 8.

  • Rain doesn't stop Freedom Fest

    Jul 11, 2013

    Rain snuffed out the fireworks July 3, closed vendors and disappointed others who had been eagerly waiting for one of the biggest events of the year-- Freedom Fest.

  • JPEO-CBD dedicates Joint CBRN Center of Excellence

    Jul 11, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Members of the APG community and distinguished guests joined Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical and Biological Defense (JPEO-CBD) in dedicating Bldg. E2800 as the Dr. Billy Richardson Joint CBRN Center of Excellence during a July 1 ceremony.

  • APG honors local RAB members

    Jul 11, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Fifteen members of the Aberdeen Proving Ground Restoration Advisory Board received certificates of appreciation from APG Garrison Commander Col. Gregory McClinton during a June 27 meeting at the Ramada Hotel and Conference Center in Edgewood.

  • Venturing comes to APG

    Jul 11, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Aberdeen Proving Ground teens are invited to come learn about a high adventure and leadership club. called Venturing Crew, that will meet during an open house barbecue, 5 to 6:30 p.m. at 3801A Veteran Court in Patriot Village Aug. 21.

  • Honoring independence

    Jul 11, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - From left, members of the installation color guard; APG Senior Leader Maj. Gen. Robert Ferrell and his wife Monique; Installation and CECOM Command Sgt. Maj. Kennis Dent and his wife Gloria; and APG Garrison Commander Col. Gregory McClinton and his wife Vicky honor the colors as the national anthem plays during the Edgewood/Joppatowne Fourth of July parade held July 6 in Edgewood. APG leaders, Soldiers and equipment also appeared in Fourth of July parades in Kingsville, Bel Air and Havre de Grace.

  • Task Force Lighthorse Receives AAAA Award

    Jul 11, 2013

  • APG News aims to improve newspaper

    Jul 11, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - APG community members are encouraged to fill out a short online survey about the APG News by Aug. 2.

  • Salvadoran troops train at JRTC, deploy to Afghanistan

    Jul 11, 2013

    FORT POLK, La. ---- Soldiers from El Salvador spent eight weeks in the Joint Security Forces Assistant Course, administered by the 162nd Infantry Brigade and held at the Joint Readiness Training Center, in preparation for their deployment to Afghanistan.

  • Stryker forward-deployed Battlefield Damage Repair facility closes doors

    Jul 12, 2013

    The Army's Project Manager Stryker Brigade Combat Team took the first steps in retrograding their equipment from Operation Enduring Freedom when it accepted the final repaired Stryker from its forward deployed Battle Damage Repair facility in Qatar.

  • Garbage in, compost out; new service collects food waste

    Jul 11, 2013

    Fort Carson has started a new waste service that collects compostable waste from several dining facilities and the commissary in its net zero waste efforts.

  • Group serves wounded warriors

    Jul 11, 2013

    The Colorado Injured Military Support Network has grown to a statewide program to help wounded Soldiers get needed services after the program was started by employees from Fort Carson Army Community Service seven years ago.

  • Blink of an Eye

    Aug 14, 2013

    In a blink of an eye, the motorcycle was on its side and I was hitting the pavement. There was no life flashing before my eyes and no chance to recover, but there was pain in my left knee and elbow. One second I'm on the bike and the next I'm on the ground next to it. A little shaken and quite embarrassed, I sat there for a minute rattling my brain, trying to think what I could have done wrong. The Motorcycle Safety Foundation RiderCoach then walked over and asked, "What happened?" I honestly had no idea.

  • Driving while distracted could be a deadly ordeal

    Jul 11, 2013

    FORT LEE, Va. (July 11, 2013) -- Driving is a skill that requires your full attention.

  • Congratulations to Master Sergeant Graham on his promotion!

    Jul 11, 2013

    Master Sergeant Samuel W. Graham stands with his family after his promotion ceremony at Fort McNair, July 9, 2013

  • Local choir shows its talent on national show

    Jul 11, 2013

    FORT LEE, Va. (July 11, 2013) -- Virginia State University Gospel Chorale members showed off their vocal skills during a June 25 episode of "America's Got Talent" that aired on NBC.

  • Fort Meade service member offers prayer at House Chamber

    Jul 11, 2013

    On June 27 at noon, Chaplain (Capt.) Angel Berrios did something that he believed is important to the well-being of the nation. Berrios led the opening prayer for the session of the U.S. House of Representatives. "I feel that I made a difference because of the prayer," said Berrios, chaplain for the 308th Military Intelligence Battalion.

  • Ordnance School's Artillery Mechanic Course to graduate first female Soldiers

    Jul 11, 2013

    The Army Artillery Mechanic is no longer a male-only military occupational specialty.

  • Fort Meade's New Exchange and Shoppette under Construction

    Jul 11, 2013

    Construction crews are on track to complete the Army and Air Force Exchange Service's Exchange and Express shoppette on time. The new 167,000-square-foot Exchange is scheduled to open in the summer of 2014, while the Express is expected to be completed by the end of this year.

  • USACE employee shares 'passion' for fishing

    Jul 11, 2013

    With summer's arrival and a pair of major European competitions on the horizon, Brad Smudzinski wants to get more people hooked on fishing, even while chasing his own dreams in the sport. The administrative officer for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Europe District's Bavaria Area Office in southeast Germany has carved out a name for himself in the angling world.

  • Fort Meade Hosts Budweiser Red, White & Blue Celebration

    Jul 11, 2013

    Fort Meade and Anheuser Busch stage Fort Meade's Independence Day Celebration

  • It's time to schedule school physicals

    Jul 11, 2013

    With the end of summer vacation less than eight weeks away, it's time to plan for the upcoming school year. Beat the rush, schedule your back to school and sports physicals.

  • 60th Anniversary of the Korean War Armistice Events

    Jul 11, 2013

  • Speaks assumes command of AFSBn-Kandahar

    Jul 11, 2013

    Lt. Col. Roy W. Speaks assumed command of AFSBn-Kandahar, 401st Army Field Support Brigade from Lt. Col. (P) Stanley J. Sliwinski, Jr. July 9 in a ceremony at the Kandahar Airfield Redistribution Property Assistance Team yard presided over by Col. Mark A. Paget

  • Fourth of July fest rainy but robust

    Jul 15, 2013

    More than 2,000 in Area I turn out for Independence Day bash at Camp Casey

  • Classes for Area I Korean workers aim at better on-the-job English

    Jul 10, 2013

    English classes are being held on a trial basis in hopes of helping Korean employees get a better understanding of the English spoken to them by American customers and supervisors.

  • 'We are here to clarify'

    Jul 10, 2013

    "We don't have an agenda or goals," said 1st Lt. Ahmad Rizik Jafar Al-Shamayleh, Jordanian Engagement Team, Jordanian Land Force. "We are here to clarify."

  • New leader assumes command of future-ready Army Proving Ground

    Jul 11, 2013

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- Under a bright morning sun, after an evening monsoon, command changed for the Fort Huachuca-headquartered, U.S. Army Electronic Proving Ground during a ceremony at the historic Brown Parade Field, here July 9.

  • Enjoy nature, summer with local nonprofit

    Jul 10, 2013

  • 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command Soldiers stand down for sexual assault, harassment prevent

    Jul 10, 2013

    To ensure that leaders and every member of the 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command family clearly understands that they are accountable for fostering a climate where sexist behaviors, sexual harassment, and sexual assault are not tolerated, condoned or ignored and where dignity, trust, and respect are core values that define how they treat one another, the unit conducted sexual harassment and assault response and prevention (SHARP) standdown day June 13.

  • 94th AAMDC HOLDS CHANGE OF RESPONSIBILITY CEREMONY

    Jul 10, 2013

    Soldiers from the 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command attended the change of responsibility ceremony for the Headquarters and Headquarters Battery first sergeant on July 8, 2013 at building 320 on Fort Shafter, Hawaii.

  • Soldier has sights set on pro archery goals

    Jul 10, 2013

    When the Archery Shooters Association made a stop at Fort Benning in early March for a pro-am tournament, Sgt. Daniel Morgan was one of the Soldiers who came out to try his luck.

  • Faith AD to step down after nine years, football a no-go against Muscogee schools in fall

    Jul 10, 2013

  • Company seeks to boost military employment

    Jul 10, 2013

  • AER gives more than 4,600 scholarship awards to Families

    Jul 10, 2013

  • Put good with bad to make less work

    Jul 10, 2013

  • Company seeks to boost military employment

    Jul 10, 2013

  • Fort Benning earns StormReady distinction

    Jul 10, 2013

    With hurricane season in full swing and summer heat often leading to other types of severe weather, members of the Fort Benning community can take solace in the fact they are part of a StormReady community.

  • AIDPMO completes move to Scott AFB

    Jul 10, 2013

    After a highly successful first 10 years in existence, the Army Intermodal and Distribution Platform Management Office, also known as AIDPMO, will continue its support to the U.S. Army from a new location after transitioning from Tobyhanna Army Depot, Penn., to Scott Air Force Base, Ill.

  • Korean War spotlight graphic

    Jul 10, 2013

    Korean War spotlight graphic

  • Take the right path, lead by example

    Jul 10, 2013

    Commentary

  • Honoring Ramadan, celebrating diversity

    Jul 10, 2013

  • Sustainers take on the fight against sexual assault

    Jul 10, 2013

    July 9, the 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) took a formidable step against sexual assault and sexual harassment in their own ranks -- collective awareness training for everyone assigned to the unit at Haszard Auditorium here on Fort Knox.

  • Keeping tradition alive

    Jul 10, 2013

    89 Soldiers complete spur ride, earn place in Order of The Spur

  • Army Reserve hopes to recruit more drill sergeants

    Jul 10, 2013

    With a continuous need for leadership, U.S. Army Reserve drill sergeant recruiters are seeking men and women with a strong desire to guide and mentor future Soldiers.

  • 758th Engineer Company, multicultural and mission capable

    Jul 10, 2013

    MIAMI - On July 26, 1948, President Harry S. Truman signed an order that would change the armed forces forever

  • FORSCOM commander talks Army's future

    Jul 11, 2013

    Students in the Maneuver Captains Career Course heard from one of the Army's top voices, July 1, 2013, as Gen. Dan Allyn, the commanding general of U.S. Army Forces Command, spoke to the class about a variety of issues facing the Army today.

  • Sexual assault response starts with company commanders

    Jul 10, 2013

    From the company commander's perspective, upholding Army policies and protecting the safety of all Soldiers is top priority.

  • Army celebrates 95th birthday of Warrant Officer Corps

    Jul 10, 2013

    Vice Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. John F. Campbell, Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III, other Army leaders and Warrant Officers celebrated the 95th birthday of the Warrant Officer Corps at a Pentagon ceremony.

  • High water update: Thurmond releases climb to 37,000 cfs, recreation facilities closed

    Jul 10, 2013

    Excessive rainfall continues to fall throughout the Savannah River Basin, which will result in a scheduled increase of water releases at the J Strom Thurmond Dam around noon today.

  • Contracting brigade stands up at Fort Hood

    Jul 11, 2013

    Officials from the Mission and Installation Contracting Command activated the 418th Contracting Support Brigade during a ceremony, July 10, 2013, at Fort Hood, Texas.

  • Financial Fitness: Currahees hold financial class to help Soldiers plan for future

    Jul 11, 2013

    Currahees hold financial class to help Soldiers plan for future

  • On the Job at Tobyhanna

    Jul 10, 2013

    Personnel in Tobyhanna Army Depot's Systems Integration and Support Directorate's Satellite Data Cable Branch fabricate cables -- simple data cables to complex wire harnesses

  • West Point cadets surpass goals to improve equipment flow

    Jul 11, 2013

    Five U.S. Military Academy at West Point cadets working with Tobyhanna Army Depot, Pa., and Defense Logistics Agency Distribution-Tobyhanna personnel have exceeded the goals to improve equipment flow.

  • ASMDA scholars attend Space Camp

    Jul 12, 2013

    Sixteen students receive scholarships to attend Space Camp

  • Korean War veterans come together

    Jul 10, 2013

    Members of the Redstone Arsenal community come together to honor Korean War veterans.

  • Corps' Fort Worth District recognizes outstanding Administrative Professional

    Nov 30, -0001

    When it was finally time to announce the Administrative Professional of the Year cameras were ready and the room was silenced. Adding a twist to the Admin of the Year luncheon, Col. Charles H. Klinge, Jr., commander, Fort Worth District read the award citation giving everyone in the room an opportunity to guess who would be chosen as the 2012 Administrative Professional of the Year.

  • Packaging liquid HAZMAT -- not the same as it used to be

    Jul 10, 2013

    Employees at LOGSA's Packaging, Storage and Containerization Center (PSCC) here have devised an award-winning method for packaging liquid hazardous materials (HAZMAT) that's better for the environment, less expensive and reusable.

  • Greata holds first town hall

    Jul 11, 2013

    Lt. Col. Brian Greata held his first town hall July 9 as commander of U.S. Army Garrison Natick.

  • Copperas Cove native wins the Corps' Hard Hat of the Year Award

    Nov 30, -0001

    Awards are often given to recognize achievement in a particular field. This is certainly true in the world of entertainment and sports. For instance, in college football, the Heisman Trophy is given for the sport's Most Valuable Player.

  • Depot, DLA target excess, dormant material for disposal

    Jul 10, 2013

    Members of a Lean team earmarked over 100 items for disposal -- an effort that will clear more than 48,000 square feet of space [about the size of a football field].

  • ECBC recognizes scientists with safety award

    Jul 24, 2013

    Dr. John Carpin and David McCaskey were awarded the 2013 Excellence in Safety Award for their innovative design of the McNamara Glove Box Facility, which has promoted and improved the safety culture at ECBC.

  • 15th Eng. Bn. uncases colors in Grafenwoehr

    Jul 11, 2013

    USAG Grafenwoehr welcomes newest members of the community

  • 1-228th Aviation Regiment crew rescues 9 stranded off Honduran coast

    Jul 11, 2013

    A U.S. Army UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter crew with the 1-228 Aviation Regiment at Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras, was dispatched July 2, 2013, to the Caribbean Sea to help locate two Americans, one Canadian and six Hondurans, who had last been seen June 30.

  • Barnes takes command of Henderson Hall's H&S BN-HQMC

    Jul 10, 2013

    The Headquarters & Service Battalion Headquarters Marine Corps Henderson Hall said farewell to one family member and welcomed a new one July 9.

  • Rear Adm. Gilbeau visits ACC-RI

    Jul 10, 2013

    Rear Adm. Robert J. Gilbeau, Director, Operational Contract Support Drawdown Cell (OCSDC), U.S. Forces -- Afghanistan, met with Army Contracting Command -- Rock Island leaders on July 8.

  • Soldier serving overseas becomes US citizen

    Jul 10, 2013

    It is often stated in the military that less than one percent of the American people serve, in order to encourage U.S. service members to take pride in their service.

  • Remembering the fallen: Epinal American Cemetery and Memorial

    Nov 30, -0001

    On Memorial Day, Brig. Gen. Paul M. Benenati, the 21st Theater Sustainment Command deputy commanding general and a native of Mechanicsville, Va., visited a small cemetery at the foothills of the Vosges Mountains. The Epinal American Cemetery and Memorial houses the remains of 5,255 fallen U.S. soldiers and is considered a beautiful tribute to the warriors laid to rest there. After his visit, Benenati remarked that this unique landmark overlooking the Moselle River was an under-noticed burial site for soldiers killed during World War II.

  • Airwaves carry U.S. culture to unintended audience

    Jul 15, 2013

    From pop to politics, AFN has had a major influence throughout Europe since the end of World War II

  • Bamberg Garrison starts moving equipment

    Aug 2, 2013

    Major muscle movements at USAG Bamberg

  • Magicians take over Bamberg

    Jul 10, 2013

    International wizards, jugglers, acrobats, clowns and fire artists will dazzle the crowds in Bamberg's pedestrian zone July 19 to 21. "Bamberg zaubert," Bamberg's magical open air festival, has turned into a huge magnet for Bamberg visitors and includes 500 shows at 25 event areas, with 100 artists from 14 countries.

  • Arlington National Cemetery service draws attention back to Vietnam-era MIAs

    Jul 10, 2013

    Days have transformed into months, and months have changed to years, but four decades have not blurred the specter of the Vietnam War.

  • Corps of Engineers to improve patient care at West Point hospital

    Jul 10, 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District is building a new addition to the Keller Army Community Hospital at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., that will provide outpatient medical services for its Cadets.

  • Understanding mission command

    Aug 1, 2013

    Mission command, as a recognized methodology, is not new to military doctrine. To fully grasp the concept, leaders must understand its background and legacy.

  • Commentary: For want of a "chaoplexic" view of logistics

    Jul 11, 2013

    The future presents a paradox: keeping the Army's logistics systems engineering roots while embracing a complex- and chaotic-systems opposing view of logistics.

  • Soldier Spotlight: Getting to know Maj. Anthony J. Mortrud

    Jul 10, 2013

    Soldier Spotlight: Getting to know Maj. Anthony J. Mortrud

  • Synchronizing leader development for Sustainment 2020

    Jul 11, 2013

    The Army logistics community is currently working on initiatives in the education realm to shape the Globally Responsive Sustainment Strategy.

  • The sustainment mission command capability

    Jul 11, 2013

    The Forces Command's sustainment mission command capability enables commanders to provide equipped and sustained forces in order to remain globally responsive and regionally engaged.

  • Civilian Workforce Transformation: Enterprise management of the Army civilian corps

    Jul 11, 2013

    CWT is designed to manage the civilian workforce, meet training and development goals, and provide a career path for professionally developed civilians.

  • Insights and challenges of Web-based ammunition management

    Jul 15, 2013

    The Army has taken steps to improve ammunition management but more still needs to be done. This article highlights Total Ammunition Management Information System functions and enterprise modernization challenges.

  • The OSD Fellows Program

    Jul 11, 2013

    This article takes a look at one experience in the Office of the Secretary of Defense Supply and Transportation Fellows Program.

  • A comparison of D/ROPS models in different theaters

    Aug 13, 2013

    To accomplish its materiel retrograde element mission in Afghanistan, the 18th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion's deployment/redeployment operations (D/ROPS) team researched previous D/ROPS operations in Operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom.

  • A tactical command post at the National Training Center

    Jul 11, 2013

    The 43rd Sustainment Brigade tactical command post deployed to the NTC to provide sustainment support for a brigade combat team's training rotation and prepare to deploy as a confident, cohesive team.

  • The Sustainer's foxhole and preparing for unified land operations

    Jul 15, 2013

    Our Army has vast wartime experience, but because sustainment units have been operating from established forward operating bases, Soldiers and leaders have not developed the skills necessary for effective field operations.

  • The 18th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion forward retrograde elements

    Jul 11, 2013

    To anticipate and synchronize retrograde and drawdown from planning through execution at the task force level, the 593rd Sustainment Brigade task organized U.S. Central Command materiel retrograde elements as forward retrograde elements.

  • Bravo Detachment, 106th FMSU inactivates at Bismarck Kaserne

    Aug 26, 2013

    ANSBACH, Germany -- After 62 years of proudly serving the Ansbach community and supporting U.S. Army Europe's financial mission, Bravo Detachment, 106th Financial Management Support Unit, 16th Special Troops Battalion, 16th Sustainment Brigade, 21st Theater Sustainment Command cased its colors and officially inactivated during a ceremony on Bismarck Kaserne, July 9.

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