Archive: Aug 2013

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  • U.S. Soldier Helps Passengers Escape Train Wreck

    Sep 4, 2013

    A U.S. Army sergeant with the 36th Signal Battalion, 1st Signal Brigade, broke through a window to help passengers escape when two trains collided south of Seoul Aug. 31.

  • Recovery Rodeo gives KFOR a lift

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers from the NATO-led Kosovo Forces held a "Recovery Rodeo" on Camp Novo Selo Aug. 29 to help expand their skill sets on vehicle recovery in preparation for the upcoming winter season.

  • 3rd ID artillerymen support ground forces, gain experience in Afghanistan

    Aug 31, 2013

    U.S. Army field artillerymen with 1st Battalion, 76th Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, provide heavy artillery support as Afghan and U.S. ground maneuver forces conduct operations to increase security in Logar province.

  • Chief of Navy Reserve visits Fort Hunter Liggett during major Seabee exercises

    Aug 30, 2013

    Seabees from Ventura County who train regularly at Fort Hunter Liggett hosted the Navy Reserve's top officer in August

  • Under Secretary U.S. Army Joseph Westphal visits Fort Huachuca

    Aug 30, 2013

    Under Secretary of the Army Joseph Westphal visits Fort Huachuca, Ariz., and meets with Col. Dan McFarland, Fort Huachuca commander, to discuss the Fort's unique geographical location and the various critical missions the Fort executes.

  • Celebrating Afghan Independence Day by recognizing Soldiers

    Aug 30, 2013

    The 201st Afghan National Army Corps celebrates Afghan Independence Day with promotions, medals, and gifts to the soldiers.

  • C4ISR prayer luncheon focuses on resiliency

    Aug 30, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Members of the Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance community gathered for faith and fellowship during the C4ISR Prayer Luncheon Aug. 21.

  • Cadets reunite with loved ones during Aug. 25 Freestate Challenge Family Day

    Aug 30, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Cadets in Class #41 were reunited with their loved ones during the Maryland National Guard Freestate ChalleNGe Academy's Family Day Aug. 25 at Capa Field on APG South (Edgewood).

  • Antiterrorism exercise tests Reserve, civilian and military preparedness

    Aug 30, 2013

    A simulated blast and a few moments of chaos kicked off a realistic antiterrorism exercise (ATEX), here, Aug. 20.

  • SMA hosts APG town hall

    Aug 30, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - During his first trip to Aberdeen Proving Ground since assuming responsibility as the Army's senior noncommissioned officer, Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III said he learned a little something about what APG is all about. Chandler toured the installation Aug. 20 and shared his stance on current issues and concerns affecting Soldiers, civilians and Families during a town hall meeting at the post theater.

  • USAPHC presents highest honorary award

    Sep 3, 2013

    The USAPHC presented Kelsey McCoskey with the Joseph A. Lovell award, the command's highest honorary award, during a ceremony Aug. 28 at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md.

  • ALP Graduation in Paktika Province, Afghanistan

    Sep 1, 2013

  • AMC assumes role of Senior Command for Redstone Arsenal

    Aug 30, 2013

    Headquarters, U.S. Army Materiel Command assumed the Redstone Arsenal Senior Command role from Aviation and Missile Life Cycle Management Command, July 31.

  • Army Suicide Prevention Month 2013 tri-signed letter

    Aug 30, 2013

    Army Suicide Prevention Month 2013 tri-signed letter

  • Fort Hood shooter Hasan sentenced to death

    Sep 3, 2013

    Maj. Nidal M. Hasan was sentenced to death Aug. 28, 2013, following court-martial panel deliberations at Fort Hood, Texas, which lasted less than two hours.

  • USAARL, FRES form partnership to benefit Fort Rucker students

    Aug 30, 2013

    Forty Fort Rucker Elementary School teachers and staff members toured the U.S. Army Aeromedical Research Laboratory at Fort Rucker, Ala., Aug. 26.

  • Mean machines -- NCOA volunteers help keep 'em clean

    Aug 30, 2013

    Photo Essay

  • The Army Intelligence Center is Established, 1 September 1954

    Aug 30, 2013

    In the years following World War II, the Army's intelligence organizations were divided into the Assistant Chief of Staff for Intelligence (previously the Military Intelligence Division, or MID), the Army Security Agency (ASA) with its headquarters at Arlington Hall, Virginia, and the Counter Intelligence Corps (CIC) Center, headquartered at Fort Holabird, Maryland. While the ASA maintained operational control over signals intelligence collection assets worldwide, the CIC Center was largely an administrative and training organization.

  • FH celebrates equal voting rights, Women's Equality Day

    Aug 30, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Even though an annual force protection exercise was in full effect on Fort Huachuca, the United States Army Intelligence Center of Excellence, or USAICoE, still took the time to honor Women's Equality Day by hosting an observance in Alvarado Hall on Wednesday.

  • VA clinical psychologist raises military sexual trauma awareness

    Aug 30, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - As the Army continues to strengthen its core values and leadership, Fort Huachuca's Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention, or SHARP program, hopes to build leaders of advocacy when addressing military sexual trauma, or MST.

  • Antiterrorism Exercise assesses installation readiness, reinforces personnel strengths.

    Aug 30, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - First responders, law enforcement and safety and security personnel from Fort Huachuca and the local community went into action Tuesday.

  • 'Heroes don't rape': Speaker addresses need for cultural change

    Sep 3, 2013

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Eradicating sexual harassment and assault is something Gen. Odierno, the chief of staff of the Army, has said is the number one mission for the Army. Russell Strand is leading the charge by training Soldiers, civilians, and some of the most senior officers in the Army, including those at Redstone Arsenal.

  • AWG prepares soldiers for adaptive leadership at Risk Reduction Exercise, NIE 14.1

    Nov 30, -0001

    Picture a small confined space beneath the earth's surface that potentially goes on for miles in complete darkness. The oxygen supply, height and distance of the space, and its physical layout are unknown. Operability of communications and equipment within the location is unknown. Enemy composition, disposition and strength are unknown. These are a few of the challenges that Soldiers must consider when faced with conducting operations within a subterranean environment.

  • 3rd ID infantrymen help provide overwatch, security in Wardak province

    Nov 30, -0001

    U.S. Army soldiers with Company C, 3rd Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, traverse down a mountain, Aug. 24, 2013, in Wardak province, Afghanistan, during a patrol to disrupt enemy activity in the area. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Bob Yarbrough, 4th IBCT, 3rd Inf. Div., Public Affairs)

  • 3rd ID infantrymen help provide overwatch, security in Wardak province

    Nov 30, -0001

    U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Kenton Gotshall, left, an infantry squad leader with Company A, 3rd Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, and a native of Woodstock, Ga., walks back to ensure all the members of his team are accounted for during a foot patrol in Wardak province, Afghanistan, Aug. 21, 2013. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Bob Yarbrough, 4th IBCT, 3rd Inf. Div., Public Affairs)

  • 3rd ID infantrymen help provide overwatch, security in Wardak province

    Nov 30, -0001

    U.S. Army 2nd Lt. William Clapp, left, infantry platoon leader, and U.S. Army Spc. Ronnie Ancheta, a radio operator, both with Company A, 3rd Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, cross a small stream in Wardak province, Afghanistan, Aug. 21, 2013, while on a foot patrol in order to secure the area. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Bob Yarbrough, 4th IBCT, 3rd Inf. Div., Public Affairs)

  • 3rd ID infantrymen help provide overwatch, security in Wardak province

    Nov 30, -0001

    U.S. Army Pfc. Paxton Steen, a forward observer with Company C, 3rd Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, and a native of Sioux Falls, S.D., scans the area for enemy activity in efforts to enhance security along Highway 1 in Wardak province, Afghanistan, Aug. 24, 2013. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Bob Yarbrough, 4th IBCT, 3rd Inf. Div., Public Affairs)

  • 3rd ID infantrymen help provide overwatch, security in Wardak province

    Nov 30, -0001

    U.S. Army Spc. Ronnie Ancheta, a radio operator, with Company A, 3rd Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, conducts a foot patrol, while an A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft flies overhead in Wardak province, Afghanistan, Aug. 21, 2013. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Bob Yarbrough, 4th IBCT, 3rd Inf. Div., Public Affairs)

  • Franconian News archive: August 2013

    Aug 30, 2013

    Links to Franconian News stories by the week in which they were produced for August 2013.

  • 3-158th AHB presents Soldiers Medal to former 2nd ID Soldier

    Sep 3, 2013

    Sgt. 1st Class David George receives the Soldiers Medal for his heroic actions while stationed in Korea with the 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade.

  • School start sees record number of students in Wiesbaden

    Aug 30, 2013

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Wiesbaden students should have plenty of people to make friends with this school year. "We are opening our doors to a full house of students this year," said Aukamm Elementary School Principal Debbie Parks. Aukamm Elementary, like the other three Wiesbaden Department of Defense Dependents Schools saw a surge in enrollment with the start of 2013/2014 classes.

  • Franconian News for Aug. 26 through 30, 2013

    Aug 30, 2013

    News stories in the Franconian News, the news source for U.S. Army garrisons Ansbach, Bamberg and Schweinfurt, for Aug. 26 through 30, 2013, include the last first day of school at Schweinfurt, a panel discussion of women's equality at Ansbach and a move from the School Age Center to the Child Development Center at Bamberg.

  • Yongsan Environmental Management System protects resources

    Aug 30, 2013

    There is a saying: "Many hands make light work." With that in mind, U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan trains all civilian and military personnel on their Environmental Management System (EMS) so the entire community can pitch in and help protect the environment on and off post.

  • Champoux: Eighth Army trained, equipped, ready

    Aug 30, 2013

    Ulchi Freedom Guardian proved that Eighth Army is trained, equipped and ready, according to the U.S. Army's top operational commander in South Korea.

  • CAB pilots speak at Women in Hawaiian History Program

    Aug 30, 2013

    Two female aviators from the 25th Combat Aviation Brigade, 25th Infantry Division, shared their Army experiences during the 7th Annual Distinctive Women in Hawaiian History Program in Honolulu, Aug. 25. The aviators spoke about their military experiences as part of the legacy of the Women Airforce Service Pilots who, during World War II, were the first women in history trained to fly American military aircraft.

  • Instructor earns 4th Bronze Star

    Aug 30, 2013

    Sgt. 1st Class John Melson was honored at Fort Benning, Ga., Aug. 23, 2013, as he was presented the Bronze Star Medal with "V" device for valor, for his actions more than four years ago while fighting off a Taliban ambush in Gerani, Afghanistan.

  • Hammer Troop hosts Organizational Day

    Sep 5, 2013

    Soldiers assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters "Hammer" Troop, 1st "Ironhorse" Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division played sports, watched a magic show, and enjoyed hot dogs and hamburgers during the Hammer Organizational Day Aug. 29, at Belton Lake and Outdoor Recreation Area in Belton, Texas.

  • PPP employees receive one year 'CAC' extension

    Aug 30, 2013

    U.S. government employees who enroll in the Priority Placement Program (PPP) are now eligible for a Common Access Card (CAC) valid for one year, instead of the previously limited six-month term.

  • Phony website imitates Yongsan

    Aug 30, 2013

    A fake website resembling the official U.S. Amy Garrison Yongsan site is attempting to obtain personally identifiable information from service members, family members and civilians of the U.S. military community.

  • Westphal reinforces contributions, resiliency of Army's civilian workforce

    Aug 30, 2013

    Under Secretary of the Army Joseph Westphal, Ph.D., made a visit to Fort Huachuca, Ariz., Aug. 29, 2013, to meet with garrison and United States Army Intelligence Center of Excellence leaders, Soldiers and Department of the Army civilians regarding the future of Fort Huachuca and the surrounding communities.

  • Camp Humphreys opens new elementary school

    Aug 30, 2013

    CAMP HUMPHREYS -- Less than two years after breaking ground, the Humphreys Central Elementary School welcomed 551 students to its new campus here, Aug. 26. To kickoff the new school year, HCES students, faculty and parents gathered in the school's newly-constructed multi-purpose area for an introductory program led by Jamie Wollman, the HCES assistant principal.

  • What inspired me to become an engineer

    Nov 30, -0001

    Growing up, I didn't really have a family member or role model that influenced me to pursue an engineering degree. I was blessed with wonderful parents that stressed education and I inherited their math genes. I was most inspired by my eighth-grade math teacher, Ms. JoAnne Perpich, who saw I had a talent and encouraged me to make the most of it.

  • Interns provide valuable service to Fort A.P. Hill while gaining skills and knowledge

    Aug 29, 2013

    U.S. Army Garrison Fort A.P. Hill recently honored seven interns who provided excellent work and key support to the post's environmental and cultural resources efforts here.

  • Troops return to Puerto Rico

    Aug 29, 2013

    Approximately 100 Soldiers from the 268th Transportation Company, US Army Reserve-Puerto Rico, were received by a joyous group of family members at Fort Buchanan,PR, Aug. 29, after completing a 9 months tour in Afghanistan.

  • 402nd AFSB conducts 4 changes of command

    Aug 29, 2013

    The 402nd Army Field Support Brigade and its three battalions all have new leadership in a grand slam of changes of command this summer in Southwest Asia.

  • A call to action in Stand-Up for Health Day

    Aug 29, 2013

    FALLS CHURCH, Va. (Aug. 29, 2013) -- Recently, the Army Surgeon General and commander U.S. Army Medical Command (MEDCOM) Lt. Gen. Patricia Horoho officially announced Army Medicine's System for Health and the Performance Triad during a MEDCOM-wide Stand Up For Health Training Day.

  • Fort Sam Spouses' Club brings in new members

    Aug 29, 2013

    The Spouses' Club for the Fort Sam Houston community held a membership drive luncheon Aug. 27 at the Army Community Services building to raise awareness, to bring new military spouses into the fold, and to continue to foster already established beneficial relationships across the community.

  • Knowledge newsletter 28 August 2013

    Aug 29, 2013

  • Army North Soldiers, families practice fitness, safety together during PT with Kids Day

    Aug 29, 2013

    Soldiers and families with Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, U.S. Army North (Fifth Army), stretch their legs Aug. 22 as part of the battalion's PT with Kids Day. The event, which was held at Staff Post Field across from the historic Quadrangle, was designed to bring families closer together before the school year starts. After the physical training was over, police officers with the 502nd Security Forces Squadron went over tips on how to stop bullying.

  • Fort Hood massacre survivor SSG Patrick Zeigler continues his charge forward

    Aug 29, 2013

    Staff Sgt. Patrick Zeigler thought it was some kind of drill, until a red laser blinked across his eye and a bullet exploded into his head.

  • SMA meets with Wounded Warriors at WFSC

    Aug 29, 2013

    Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond Chandler III and his wife, Jeanne, visited with Soldiers and their families Aug. 22 at the Warrior and Family Support Center.

  • Paratroopers get back to the basics with Battle Drill 1

    Aug 29, 2013

    Infantrymen with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team spruce up their squad attack skills in daylong training.

  • Army North senior leader recognizes volunteers at WFSC

    Aug 29, 2013

    Maj. Gen. Adolph McQueen Jr., deputy commanding general for support, U.S. Army North (Fifth Army), presented certificates, personal notes of appreciation and Army North lapel pins to 10 volunteers with the Warrior and Family Support Center during two separate ceremonies Aug. 20 and 22 for their dedication.

  • Cadets intern at EUCOM, act as force multiplier

    Aug 29, 2013

    As college students from across the country prepared for a summer of work, vacation, and pool-side fun, a handful prepared for a summer internship in Stuttgart, Germany with the United States European Military Command The purpose of the Cadets' internship is to broaden their understanding of the Army, how the military-all branches of service--works in a joint environment, how different military jobs relate to a Combatant Command--military commands organized on a geographical or functional basis--and how they work with different allied nations. Such experience is an education that Cadets don't usually receive. Think of it as working for a local company, and you are given the chance to spend a year at a joint corporate venture overseas where several similar companies do business under the same umbrella. While there, you learn about regulations, country business codes and practices, international marketing and business strategies, logistics--and other issues that you had never thought about. But all of it will make you much better in your job at home.

  • Why We Serve: Staff Sgt. Robert Mathis

    Aug 29, 2013

    As a boy growing up in Mount Juliet, Tenn., U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Robert Mathis dreamed he would one day become a soldier. Sitting beside his grandfather, listening to war stories, Mathis would act out his grandfather's tales with his little green action figures.

  • Event brings horses, Families, friends together

    Aug 29, 2013

    The Fort Rucker Riding Stables is rounding everyone up to enjoy a day in the warm summer sun and the cool waters of Buckhorn Lake.

  • MEDCOM recommends 9 well-child visits in first 18 months of life

    Aug 29, 2013

    The American Academy of Pediatrics, the U.S. Army Medical Command and Lyster Army Health Clinic recommend nine well-child visits during the first 18 months of life.

  • Child find campaign aims to help Army Families

    Aug 29, 2013

    Some say that caring for a Family can be a job in itself, and the Exceptional Family Member Program wants to make sure that Families with special needs get all the help they can.

  • Army North puts rubber to road for Labor Day run

    Aug 29, 2013

    Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, U.S. Army North (Fifth Army), held a run around Fort Sam Houston Aug. 29 to celebrate the Labor Day holiday.

  • Girls Night Out promises entertaining escape

    Aug 29, 2013

    The Directorate of Family, Morale, Welfare and Recreation invites women to enjoy the sixth bi-annual Girls Night Out at the ballroom in The Landing Sept. 6.

  • Army launches start of 50th Anniversary Commemoration of Vietnam War

    Aug 30, 2013

    The afternoon in the Pentagon auditorium, Aug. 28, 2013, was a time for reflection on the war that would span 10 years and cost the country more than 58,000 young men and women, but it was also an occasion to honor and thank nine Vietnam War veterans who served a total of 14 tours in-country and 225 years in uniform.

  • Corvias rebrands, services remain same

    Aug 29, 2013

    Some may argue that change is not something to be feared but welcomed, and in the past few months residents in housing may have noticed some slight changes.

  • Engineer brigade honors soldiers they lost

    Nov 30, -0001

    The Triple Nickel Fallen Warriors Memorial, a large, gray granite wall that normally stands silent, provides a place for quiet reflection to remember 555th Engineer Brigade soldiers who were killed in action.

  • Dining facilities thank Soldiers for service

    Aug 29, 2013

    Wading through the humdrum of the everyday work week can hinder morale, so the dining facilities decided to show Fort Rucker Soldiers they are appreciated.

  • Fort Rucker promotes equal rights for women

    Aug 29, 2013

    In a society where equal rights is still a hot topic of discussion, the installation looked back at one group's fight for equality in order to move forward into the future.

  • Lyster opens new behavioral health clinic

    Aug 29, 2013

    More than 40 senior leaders from Fort Rucker joined Lyster Army Health Clinic Aug. 22 in a ceremony to commemorate the opening of the new behavioral health clinic.

  • Wildlife course shares Army knowledge

    Aug 29, 2013

    More than 60 landowners and managers from across the South came to Fort Rucker to learn about the installation's conservation efforts, as well as share their experiences.

  • Fort Rucker urges people to 'Embrace Life'

    Aug 29, 2013

    Suicide can be a touchy subject for people to talk about, but Army leadership feels awareness outweighs the decision to keep quiet on the matter.

  • Cramer Inducted to Senior Executive Service

    Aug 29, 2013

    Paul D. Cramer was inducted into the Senior Executive Service during a ceremony held in the Hall of Heroes here today.

  • Natick celebrates women's right to vote

    Aug 29, 2013

    On Aug. 26, 1920, the 19th Amendment was certified extending the right to vote to women, and advancing our nation's long journey for full equality to all Americans.

  • Brig. Gen. Bradley Becker assumes command of Fort Jackson

    Aug 29, 2013

    The Army Training Center and Fort Jackson welcomed its 46th commanding general with a ceremony Tuesday at Victory Field. Brig. Gen. Bradley Becker took command, replacing Brig. Gen. Peggy Combs, who will return to her previous role as commandant of the U.S. Army Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear School at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo.

  • Victory Spouses Club hosts membership drive

    Aug 29, 2013

    The new Victory Spouses Club of Fort Jackson hosted its membership drive Tuesday at the Balfour Beatty Community Center.

  • Suicide Prevention Month events set

    Aug 29, 2013

    War wounds aren't always physical.

  • Event marks start of CFC season

    Aug 29, 2013

    Fort Jackson's Combined Federal Campaign began this week with an opening event Monday at the Officers' Club that brought together CFC partner organizations and installation leaders.

  • Letters from home; methods change but needs remain

    Aug 29, 2013

    Veterans of World War II, the Korean War, Vietnam, the Operations Desert Storm and Shield and Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom reflect on how the methods of communication may have changed through the decades, but the need to connect never has.

  • SSI welcomes new commander

    Aug 29, 2013

    The Soldier Support Institute welcomed its new commander last week.

  • Army Bids Farewell to Inaugural Director of the Operational Energy-Contingency Basing Task Force

    Aug 29, 2013

    The Army bid farewell to Col. Timothy Hill, the first director for Operational Energy-Contingency Basing Task Force, Assistant Secretary of the Army for Installations, Energy and Environment.

  • Senator's staff visits CASCOM, discusses SHARP initiatives

    Aug 30, 2013

    The Combined Arms Support Command welcomed Tommy Ross, senior intelligence and defense advisor to Sen. Harry Reid, for a tour of the command and Fort Lee Aug. 27. Ross and his team of staffers came to the Home of Sustainment to learn about the command's Sexual Harassment, Assault and Response Program and current training initiatives.

  • Cadet Command hits Commission Mission 5,350

    Sep 3, 2013

    This year US Army Cadet Command announced it had made its commission mission goal of 5,350 --but it was a hard choice on which of the last six cadets would get the slot marking its commission mission of 5,350. Every year U.S. Army Cadet Command strives to recruit the brightest young minds in the country and convince them to join the ROTC program. It looks for scholar-athlete leaders who will help lead the Army, and the various specialties that make up the organization, onto the world stage in nation-relation building capacities with capabilities in science, engineering and technology-- all while defending the country.

  • Fort Carson AFTB helps Family members learn ropes

    Aug 29, 2013

    Fort Carson's Army Family Team Building class, developed and taught by Army Community Service, helps Family members learn the ins and outs of being an Army spouse.

  • Fort Carson ACS earns best in Army title

    Aug 29, 2013

    Fort Carson's earned the Installation Award of Excellence, large category, for its Army Community Service program. The program is awarded annually by Installation Management Command.

  • ANAD trains for National Preparedness Month

    Aug 29, 2013

    Emergencies are not planned. They happen unexpectedly and often leave people, and communities feeling helpless. September is National Preparedness Month and Anniston Army Depot is again taking steps to be prepared by informing the installation of all-hazard emergencies (natural and man-made) at home, work, and throughout their community.

  • Volunteering is a way of life for Soldiers

    Aug 29, 2013

    "I've been volunteering since I was a little girl. My 'Big Sister' used to take me with her," explained Sgt. 1st Class Shenece Rue, personnel noncommissioned officer for 188th Infantry Brigade, Fort Stewart, Ga. Those childhood memories stayed with her into her adult years. Now, when she moves to a new installation, she looks for volunteer opportunities.

  • 75th FiB battalions adopt local schools

    Aug 29, 2013

    Soldiers from 100th Brigade Support Battalion, and 3rd Battalion, 13th Field Artillery donated clothes to students returning to school. They also volunteered to help renovate a local elementary school in Lawton.

  • ADA 'I Strike' medics benefit deployed unit

    Aug 29, 2013

    KUWAIT (Aug. 29, 2013) -- Medics of the Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 4th Battalion, 3rd Air Defense Artillery constantly contribute to the overall mission success of the entire battalion.

  • 'Steel Warriors' add 9 to NCO Corps

    Aug 29, 2013

    1st Battalion, 14th Field Artillery Soldiers boomed out the NCO Creed as the battalion welcomed nine new "Steel Warrior" NCOs Aug. 18 in a NCO induction ceremony. It was the first induction ceremony for the battalion in their deployed post in United Arab Emirates.

  • AMC Commander sends Labor Day safety message to workforce

    Aug 29, 2013

    Army Materiel Command commander, Gen. Dennis L. Via, sends a Labor Day safety message to the nearly 70,000-strong AMC workforce.

  • Air Assault Apaches help Soldiers succeed with "Air Assault PT"

    Sep 3, 2013

    The Air Assault course at the Sabalauski Air Assault School can be a tedious course for some U.S. Army Soldiers. Rope climbing, the confidence climb and "the weaver" are just a few of the obstacles Soldiers will face at the beginning of each air assault class. In addition to the intense physical fitness sessions, Air Assault school challenges Soldiers mental aptitude as they digest large amounts of information over a 10-day-time period.

  • All ranks contribute to 'Operation Fix-it'

    Aug 29, 2013

    "Operation Fix-It," is a new 168th Brigade Support Battalion initiative that will happen quarterly and ensure the battalion stays ahead of the game to eliminate overdue maintenance.

  • EOD unit heads to Afghanistan

    Aug 29, 2013

    Fort Sill's 761st Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company held a deployment ceremony Aug. 21 with hundreds of Fort Sill and Lawton leaders, fellow Soldiers, family, friends, civilian workers and veterans bidding the Soldiers so long and good luck.

  • Fort Sill unit holds financial seminar

    Aug 29, 2013

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- Twenty-nine Soldiers assigned to 100th Brigade Support Battalion and their family members attended Financial Peace University Aug. 15-16 at Frontier Chapel here.

  • USACE Galveston District stresses water safety during this Labor Day weekend

    Aug 29, 2013

    GALVESTON, Texas (Aug. 29, 2013) -- The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District joins its partners: Safe Kids Greater Houston, Telemundo, Schlitterbahn Galveston Island Waterpark and Bass Pro Shops, in encouraging safe water recreation activities over the Labor Day weekend.

  • Patriot Spouses Club sign up super day for spouses

    Aug 29, 2013

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- Chocolate, friends and plenty of opportunities to stay busy were the dominant themes of the day as more than 200 spouses attended the Patriot Spouses Club's (PSC) annual Super Sign Up day Aug. 23 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Graham Resilency Training Center.

  • 50th Multi-Role Bridge Company conducts boat school

    Aug 29, 2013

    First Platoon of the 50th Multi-Role Bridge Company conducted boat school on Penn's Pond Aug. 21-22. Boat School is aimed at training new Soldiers in the art of maneuvering the MK II Bridge Erection Boat, along with preparing and launching the components of the intermediate ribbon bridge.

  • Team Sill Leadership Academy offers new, free classes

    Aug 29, 2013

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- A grant from Oklahoma through the Association of South Central Oklahoma Governments, allows the Army Education Services Division (ESD) office to offer more Team Sill Leadership Academy (TSLA) courses for the next few months to Soldiers, DA civilians, and other military services working here.

  • Retiree days offer free legal help

    Aug 29, 2013

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- Fort Sill Staff Judge advocates will again offer estate planning legal assistance to retired service members and their spouses attending the 35th Retiree Appreciation Days Sept. 19-20.

  • 'Military Times' honors small group leader

    Aug 29, 2013

    A Fort Leonard Wood Soldier received an honorable mention in the 2013 Soldier of the Year award competition held by Military Times.

  • Fort Sill fogging controls West Nile Virus

    Aug 29, 2013

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- Despite a light 2013 season for confirmed cases of West Nile Virus (WNV) across Oklahoma, recently trapped WNV infected mosquitoes here have Fort Sill officials taking action to reduce their numbers.

  • 92nd Military Police Battalion receives new vehicles via rail

    Aug 29, 2013

    Making their way from Red River, Texas, 129 humvees arrived on Fort Leonard Wood Saturday for distribution to the 4th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, 92nd Military Police Battalion.

  • Poster child for 'Be, Know, Do' receives NCO of the Year honors

    Aug 29, 2013

    Albert Einstein said setting an example is not the main means of influencing another, it is the only means. This can be said of Sgt. Irene Lopez, from G-1 (Personnel Management), U.S. Army Africa, who was recently named the U.S. Army Africa Headquarters, Headquarters Battalion (HHB) Noncommissioned Officer of the Year.

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