Archive: Aug 2013

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  • Voting empowers women's rights

    Aug 29, 2013

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- Mary McClure spoke at Fort Sill's Women's Equality Luncheon Aug. 22 about women's rights. In great detail, she painted the history of women's suffrage and brought the audience full circle to the issues facing women today.

  • Warrior Zone services, programs move to Conn Barracks

    Aug 29, 2013

    U.S. Army Garrison Schweinfurt's lone Soldier recreation area and restaurant at Ledward Barracks here will close Aug. 31 and shift all its services and programs to Conn Barracks.

  • No barracks tattoos!: A message from the USAG Schweinfurt Health Clinic

    Aug 29, 2013

    Getting a tattoo at an unauthorized location such as someone's garage or barracks room puts that person at significant risk for infections that often times have no symptoms early on.

  • Clark earns medal for service during deployment

    Aug 29, 2013

    John Clark, a depot small arms repairer, was recently awarded the Non-Article 5 North Atlantic Treaty Organization Medal for his service while deployed as a civilian to Afghanistan.

  • Armed Services Committee tours ANAD

    Aug 29, 2013

    Bruce Hock, Senate Armed Services Committee professional staff member, and Lt. Col. John Bryant, the Office of the Chief Legislative Liaison, visited Anniston Army Depot Aug. 28.

  • On the cutting edge

    Aug 29, 2013

    Anniston Army Depot boasts a highly trained workforce and numerous state-of-the-art facilities and equipment. One area where these assets are showcased is the Manufacturing Division. There, the men and women of ANAD's workforce create parts for nearly every combat vehicle family overhauled or repaired on the installation. From turret components for the Assault Breacher Vehicle to mine route clearance equipment capable of being attached to a variety of vehicles or parts for a M1 Abrams tank, employees have the expertise and equipment to tackle the task. And new equipment is making the job quicker and easier.

  • Focus while driving saves lives

    Aug 29, 2013

    More than 40 percent of fatal workplace accidents are a result of traffic accidents, according to statistics shared by Dale Larry, an Anniston Army Depot safety specialist, on The Morning Show.

  • Utility meter readings on government-leased houses to begin Sept. 3

    Aug 29, 2013

    The utility meters of all government leased housing are required to be read each year to determine the actual usage of electricity, gas, water and district heating. For 2013 this process at U.S. Army Garrison Schweinfurt will start Sept. 3 and will continue until mid-October.

  • 'Only a good man could love the mountain'

    Sep 3, 2013

    Unpretentious, slight, quietly measured in all he does and says, William Morrison is not the type of person who looks for attention.

  • Vigilant lifeguard saves boy on Remington Pond

    Aug 29, 2013

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- A Soldier assigned to A Company, 210th Brigade Support Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team Rear, received an Army Commendation Medal on Aug. 23 for rescuing a small boy who went out too far into the water at Remington Pond July 28 on Fort Drum.

  • Draft report for Central Everglades Planning Project available online

    Aug 29, 2013

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The Draft Integrated Project Implementation Report (PIR) and Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Central Everglades Planning Project (CEPP) is now available online for public review at: http://bit.ly/CEPP_DPIR. Public comments on the draft report will be accepted through Oct. 14, 2013.

  • 4-31 Infantry troops host GI Kids Day

    Aug 29, 2013

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- GI Kids Day kicked off with enthusiasm from 4th Battalion, 31st Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team Soldiers and Family Members in the battalion area Aug. 21 on Fort Drum.

  • Commander conducts challenging leader professional development

    Aug 29, 2013

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- The Army is physically demanding, and physical training is the most important training Soldiers perform each and every day. Physical training promotes esprit de corps and builds teams. More importantly, when done right, it's a key component of readiness, and it's what makes Soldiers "Mountain Ready and Mountain Tough!"

  • 2nd BCT Soldiers conduct Immortal Mile Marathon

    Aug 29, 2013

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- The Immortal Soldiers of A Company, 4th Battalion, 31st Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, hosted their second annual Immortal Mile Marathon on Thursday.

  • Maryland Delegate speaks at Fort Meade's Women's Equality Day

    Aug 29, 2013

    Maryland State Delegate Jill Carter, who represents District 41 in Baltimore City was the keynote speaker at Fort Meade's annual observance of Women's Equality Day.

  • 10th Sustainment Soldiers tackle Whiteface Mountain

    Aug 29, 2013

    WHITEFACE MOUNTAIN, N.Y. -- When some people see a mountain, they may see a daylong hike, leisurely walking with friends and Family. For Soldiers assigned to 10th Sustainment Brigade, they see a race to the top.

  • Army Field Band Closes Out Summer Concert Series

    Aug 29, 2013

    The U.S. Army Field Band concluded their annual summer concert series at Fort George G. Meade with a two-hour concert, Saturday evening at Constitution Park.

  • Fort Drum Soldiers test skills in Darby Leadership Competition

    Aug 29, 2013

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- The 10th Mountain Division (LI) conducted the William O. Darby Leadership Award Competition on Aug. 20-23 on Fort Drum.

  • History of Labor Day

    Aug 29, 2013

    Have a safe and healthy holiday weekend!

  • FORSCOM command team congratulates 725th EOD

    Aug 29, 2013

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- A team of explosive ordnance disposal technicians at Fort Drum received recognition from the commanding general of U.S. Army Forces Command on Aug. 21 for their response to an emergency call from civilian officials downstate.

  • New Soldiers sworn in at MDW's final Twilight Tattoo of 2013

    Aug 29, 2013

    Scores of new Soldiers were sworn into the Army by the Chief of Army Reserve, Lt. Gen. Jeffrey W. Talley, during the final performance of the U.S. Army Military District of Washington's Twilight Tattoo inside Conmy Hall at Joint Base Myer - Henderson Hall.

  • Army Wellness Center opens at Fort Drum

    Aug 29, 2013

    Soldiers, civilians and family members celebrated the opening of the new Army Wellness Center during a ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday. The 5,000-square-foot facility is the 12th wellness center to open across the Army. It offers standardized services and state-of-the-art equipment free of charge to all DOD ID card holders.

  • SFC Felix Briones - 12B Combat Engineer "2 CR Legacy Profile"

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    2d Cavalry Regiment Legacy Profile SFC Felix Briones - 12B Combat Engineer with Combined Task Force Dragoon. Visit 2CR website: http://www.2cr.army.mil Like us on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/2ndCavalryRegiment Check out photos: http://www.flickr.com/photos/dragoon2scr Follow us on twitter:https://twitter.com/2dCavalryRegt Production by SSG Jose Ibarra 2 CR Public Affairs Office Kandahar Afghanistan. Also available in High Definition.

  • Alicedale welcomes US, SANDF partnership

    Aug 29, 2013

    U.S. and South African Defense Force infantrymen dismounted from light medium tactical vehicles and conducted tactical movements through the small rural town of Alicedale in a joint effort to rid the area of 'insurgent' activity July 25 as part of Exercise Shared Accord 2013.

  • Pilot PWD credentialing program expands career chances for troops

    Aug 29, 2013

    A new career development program at the Quartermaster School's Petroleum and Water Department is giving its first participants -- a group of 20 noncommissioned officers -- a big advantage in the future job market.

  • 'First in Support' Soldiers augment Hawaii Army National Guard, provide higher command

    Aug 30, 2013

    Soldiers from the 21st Theater Sustainment Command, were augmented with Soldiers from the Hawaii Army National Guard and Croatian Army, to form the simulated 70th Infantry Division headquarters, during the international training exercise Immediate Response 13, being conducted at Petar Zrinski Barracks, Croatia, Aug. 19-31, 2013.

  • Lost bike leads to newfound friends

    Aug 29, 2013

    Community rallies to help one individual recover her property.

  • Youth volunteers save Hohenfels $20,000

    Aug 29, 2013

    Youths donated their time and energy across the garrison.

  • Classes ease the transition to life in Germany

    Aug 29, 2013

    Participants build confidence while exploring German culture.

  • Labor Day Holiday -- Recognition of Army civilians

    Aug 29, 2013

    Col. Christopher M. Benson, USAG Ansbach and Franconia Military Community commander, reminds the FMC of the importance of Labor Day and of the importance of staying safe over the long weekend.

  • Panel discusses women's equality in Army on 93rd anniversary of passage of 19th Amendment

    Aug 29, 2013

    U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach and 12th Combat Aviation Brigade hosted a panel discussion at the Von Steuben Community Center Aug. 26 on the subject of women's equality. The panel was held in celebration of Women's Equality Day, which commemorates the passage of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution in 1920, which gave women the right to vote.

  • Ansbach Middle/High School welcomes new assistant principal

    Aug 29, 2013

    One of the latest arrivals to Ansbach Middle/High School is the new assistant principal of the middle high school, Esther Harrison.

  • Paik named honorary Eighth Army commander

    Aug 29, 2013

    Eighth Army named the Republic of Korea Army's first four-star general as an honorary Eighth Army commanding general during exercise Ulchi Freedom Guardian, Aug. 29, 2013, at General Paik Operational Command Post, South Korea.

  • Bridging the lines of communication

    Aug 29, 2013

    Outside his company he might be viewed as another infantryman, but within his unit he stands out among the rest--an infantryman who loves to keep all lines of communication open. He has made a name for himself throughout Co. B, 1st Battalion, 18th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team as a "MacGyver of Communications," a reference to the popular television character with a talent for building effective tools from basic ingredients.

  • Schweinfurt's last first day of school addresses uncertainties

    Aug 29, 2013

    Students from both schools at USAG Schweinfurt started the 2013-2014 school year Aug. 26, marking the beginning of the Army's last school year here and raising some concerns among students, teachers and parents.

  • Students, staff eager to start new school year at Casey

    Aug 29, 2013

    Students, parents and staff at Casey Elementary school were hustling and bustling August 26 as they enter a new school year. The population of elementary students from Area I continues to grow and has reached more than 500 students.

  • 'Vanguard' medic answers call, saves lives

    Aug 29, 2013

    Spc. Tyler Ivester was awarded the Army Commendation Medal, with Valor Device, Aug. 1, 2013, for saving the lives of four of his fellow Soldiers after their vehicle was struck by an improvised explosive device, April 17, 2013, in Wardak Province, Afghanistan.

  • Mission, Installation Contracting Command saves Army more than $750 million

    Aug 29, 2013

    Officials at the Mission and Installation Contracting Command have surpassed a goal of saving the Army $750 million in acquisitions more than two months ahead of schedule.

  • Assassins train on new UAV

    Sep 3, 2013

    FORT HOOD, Texas -- In an adaptable, ever-changing Army, equipment upgrades are to be expected. With those upgrades comes the need to keep Soldiers trained on the latest and greatest pieces of equipment.

  • 210th Fires Brigade hosts Women's Equality Day Observance

    Aug 29, 2013

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea -- The 1st Battalion, 38th Field Artillery Regiment, 210th Fires Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, hosts Women's Equality Day Observance in Warrior's Club on Camp Casey Aug. 26, 2013 to enhance cross-cultural awareness, recognize the achievements, contributions and enduring spirit of members of specific racial, ethnic, or gender groups in our society. Capt. Adhana McCarthy, the 210th Fires Brigade Combined Troops Aid Station physician assistance, who was the guest speaker of this event, talked about the history of women's equality and implementing women into combat roles and units. (U.S. Army photos by 210th Fires Brigade Public Affairs Team/Released).

  • "Fight Tonight" readiness on display for USFK senior NCOs

    Aug 28, 2013

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea -- Command Sgt. Maj. Anthony W. Mahoney, outgoing command sergeant major of United States Forces Korea, and Command Sgt. Maj. John W. Troxell, incoming command sergeant major of USFK, visit 210th Fires Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division on Camp Casey, South Korea Aug. 27, 2013. The 1st Battalion, 38th Field Artillery Regiment, displayed the AN/TPQ-37 radar in the 333rd Field Artillery Target Acquisition Battery motor pool. The senior enlisted advisors also looked around the M270A1 multiple launch rocket system displayed by 6th Battalion, 37th Field Artillery Regiment. During the visit, Soldiers demonstrated Thunder Brigade's "Fight Tonight" readiness to defend the Republic of Korea. (U.S. Army photos by Cpl. Kim Han-byeol, 210th Fires Brigade public affairs specialist/Released).

  • Engineer brigade honor's Soldiers they lost

    Aug 28, 2013

    JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD, Wash.,-- The Triple Nickel Fallen Warriors Memorial, a large grey granite wall that normally stands silent, provides a place for quiet reflection to remember 555th Engineer Brigade Soldiers who were killed in action. In a solemn ceremony Aug. 23, Soldiers, friends and family members gathered to remember two Soldiers whose names were recently added to the wall. It now bears the weight of 30 names from the brigade, annotating the campaign in which they paid the ultimate price for freedom.

  • ACC increases capability, activates contracting battalion

    Aug 28, 2013

    Army Contracting Command added more capability to its contracting arsenal with the activation of the 926th Contingency Contracting Battalion.

  • Congressional staffers visit Fort Leonard Wood

    Aug 28, 2013

  • Lancer leads All Army Rugby team to gold in '13 Armed Forces Championship

    Nov 30, -0001

    The 2013 All Army Rugby team poses for a group photo after receiving the gold medal in the Armed Forces Rugby championship at Infinity Park in Glendale, Colo. (Photo by Tim Hipps, U.S. Army Installation Management Command)

  • Lancer leads All Army Rugby team to gold in '13 Armed Forces Championship

    Nov 30, -0001

    Maj. Nathaniel Conkey (center), a Falls Church, Va., native who currently works as the executive officer for the 2nd Battalion, 1st Infantry Regiment, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, plays in the Armed Forces Rugby championship against the Air Force, at Infinity Park in Glendale, Colo. ( Photo by Tim Hipps, U.S. Army Installation Management Command)

  • Engineers honor EOD soldiers

    Nov 30, -0001

    Lt. Col. Steven Sattinger, 555th Engineer Brigade, rear detachment commander, speaks to the crowd next to the Triple Nickel Memorial at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., about the two newest names added during a rededication ceremony, Aug. 23. Thirty names cover the granite memorial that stands as a place to remember those 555th soldiers who have paid the ultimate prices for freedom.

  • Engineers honor EOD soldiers

    Nov 30, -0001

    Lt. Col. Steven Sattinger, 555th Engineer Brigade, rear detachment commander, and Command Sgt. Maj. Leonard Meeks, 14th Engineer Battalion, command sergeant major, salute the soldiers who's names are etched on the Triple Nickel Memorial at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., after placing a wreath during the rededication ceremony, Aug. 23. Thirty names cover the granite memorial that stands as a place to remember those 555th soldiers who have paid the ultimate prices for freedom.

  • Engineers honor EOD soldiers

    Nov 30, -0001

    Families embrace each other and reflect on the soldiers, brothers and son's they have lost at the Triple Nickel Memorial at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., during a rededication ceremony, Aug. 23. Thirty names cover the granite memorial that stands as a place to remember those 555th soldiers who have paid the ultimate prices for freedom.

  • Engineers honor EOD soldiers

    Nov 30, -0001

    Gathering a memory from the, Triple Nickel Memorial at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., 1st Lt. Jonathon Nisbett, 53rd Ordnance Company (Explosive Ordnance Disposal), operations officer, gets a charcoal rubbing of the names of the soldiers he knew, following a rededication ceremony Aug. 23. Thirty names cover the granite memorial that stands as a place to remember those 555th soldiers who have paid the ultimate prices for freedom.

  • Influencing narrative, human behavior key to national security

    Aug 29, 2013

    Military leaders met at Fort Belvoir, Va., Aug 26-28, 2013, to discuss leveraging the "human domain" as a way to both win conflicts, and even prevent them in the first place.

  • Lancer leads All Army Rugby team to gold in '13 Armed Forces Championship

    Nov 30, -0001

    The All Army Rugby team took home the gold medal during the Armed Forces Championship at Infinity Park in Glendale, Colo., Aug. 11 to 19, under the leadership of a Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash. battalion executive officer.

  • Fort Sill brass renew diamond clash

    Aug 28, 2013

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- It took the bottom of the seventh inning, but the Commanders pulled out a victory over the Command Sergeants Major 12-11 during their annual softball game Aug. 24 at Cannoneer Complex.

  • Broll: Engineers Complete Project

    Aug 28, 2013

    The Afghan National Army 203rd 'Thunder' Corps opens a new freedom of movement training lane constructed by the newly formed ANA Engineer Kandak. The ceremony officially completedthe road development and top ANA engineer soldiers were recognized for outstanding performance during the construction project.

  • 95th Civil Affairs Brigade breaks ground on new headquarters facility

    Aug 28, 2013

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. -- A ground breaking ceremony was held August 27, 2013, at a site located in the Gen. Yarborough Complex, and when completed, will be the new home for the 95th Civil Affairs Brigade (Airborne). Col. James S. Brown, commander, 95th Civil Affairs Brigade (Airborne) and Command Sgt. Maj. Tony L. Duncan took part in the ceremony. Joining them in the ground breaking was Col. Laura Loftus, U.S. Army Special Operations Command, Deputy Chief of Staff, Engineer, Col Steven Baker, Wilmington District Commander and David J Freitas the project manager.

  • USAG Fort A.P. Hill commemorates Labor Day with 5-kilometer Walk and Run

    Sep 4, 2013

    FORT A.P. HILL, Va. - About 60 runners and walkers of all ages participated in the U.S. Army Garrison Fort A.P. Hill Labor Day 5-kilometer walk and run on Aug. 28.

  • 3d ESC Observes Women's Equality Day

    Aug 29, 2013

    The old lady limped slowly through the crowd, assisted only by a weathered cane. Covered in a lightly colored dress and adorned with a white shawl, she moved until she was at the front of the room, her back to the crowd. As she turned around the glasses could do no justice in concealing the passion in her eyes as her arm pointed out amongst the crowd.

  • R2-D2 Visits McDonald Army Health Center

    Aug 28, 2013

    "May the force be with you"

  • Quarter of a century comes to a close

    Aug 28, 2013

    Information technology employee retires

  • 1st Cavalry conduct presence patrol around FOB Fenty

    Aug 28, 2013

    Soldiers from the 4th Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, Task Force Dark Horse, patrol around Forward Operating Base Fenty to check the the base's perimeter security, as well as engage the local population.

  • Callaway Gardens hosts hot air balloon festival this weekend

    Aug 28, 2013

  • Fort Eustis WTU Soldiers discuss concerns at town hall meeting

    Aug 28, 2013

    WTU soldiers discuss concerns with leadership.

  • Labor Day Safety Message from Lt. Gen. Patricia Horoho

    Aug 28, 2013

    Labor Day is dedicated to recognizing and honoring our Nation's workforce and also marks the traditional end of the summer season and a well-deserved holiday weekend. I salute the MEDCOM workforce for your service to our Nation; your dedicated service strengthens the AMEDD and enables Army readiness.

  • Army wins sevens title on last-second try

    Aug 28, 2013

  • Hardaway kicks off 2013 football season Friday

    Aug 28, 2013

  • AFAP improves quality of life for 30 years

    Aug 28, 2013

  • Behavioral health clinic takes care of Soldiers

    Aug 28, 2013

  • Cavalry scout receives Medal of Honor

    Aug 29, 2013

  • 5 W's of updating security clearance

    Aug 28, 2013

  • Make safety part of your Labor Day weekend

    Aug 28, 2013

  • ISEC provides technical support for 82nd Airborne Division's new headquarters at Fort Bragg

    Aug 28, 2013

    Fort Bragg, N.C. -- The U.S. Army's Communications-Electronics Command's Information Systems Engineering Command is providing technical assistance in support of audio and visual information systems at the 82nd Airborne Division's new headquarters facility at Fort Bragg, N.C.

  • Fort Wainwright observes Women's Equality Day

    Aug 29, 2013

    FORT WAINWRIGHT, Alaska - On Aug. 26, 1971, the U.S. Congress announced that the anniversary of the 1920 passing of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, guaranteeing women the right to vote, would serve as a yearly observance of women's equality.

  • Army highlights Soldier for Life program for successful reintegration

    Aug 28, 2013

    A now year-old Army initiative called Soldier for Life helps Soldiers achieve the right mindset, obtain the necessary training and qualifications, and make the necessary connections to be successful in their effort to reintegrate into civilian life.

  • Female flag detail honors Women's Equality Day

    Aug 29, 2013

    Female Soldiers from the U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine, Natick Soldier Systems Center, Natick, Mass, raised the American flag during reveille, Aug. 28, 2013. The all-female flag honor detail joined together to commemorate Women's Equality Day, the day when the 19th Amendment was ratified, giving women the right to vote.

  • Building named for fallen World War II Soldier

    Aug 28, 2013

  • WHINSEC, 1-507 participate in Wing Exchange

    Aug 28, 2013

    More than 60 Airborne Soldiers from the 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment, the Maneuver Center of Excellence and partner nation instructors from the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation participated in the newly reinstated Foreign Wing Exchange Program on Aug. 19.

  • SHARP director: Public trust is key

    Aug 28, 2013

    As the Army finishes operations in Afghanistan, at home it continues a fight to stem the sexual assaults some in uniform perpetrate against their fellow Soldiers. Now leading the charge against sexual assault in the Army is Christine T. Altendorf, Ph.D, the new director of the Army Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention program office. She said the service is on track with meeting tough requirements laid out this year by the Secretary of Defense and Congress.

  • Second COP Keating hero receives Medal of Honor

    Aug 28, 2013

    Staff Sgt. Ty Carter humbly stood as President Barack Obama placed the Medal of Honor around his neck, during a ceremony Aug. 26, at the White House.

  • Fifth graders learn economic value of Savannah harbor deepening

    Aug 28, 2013

    To a room full of fifth graders, a one dollar bill gets attention. But the idea of turning that $1 into $5.50 thrills them!

  • Bustos encourages women to get out of 'comfort zone' during RIA equality observance

    Aug 29, 2013

    Illinois Congresswoman Cheri Bustos was the guest speaker at Rock Island Arsenal, Ill., for the Island's Women's Equality Day Observance Aug. 27.

  • 401st MI Co. conducts Warrior Tasks, Battle Drills

    Aug 29, 2013

    Soldiers of the 401st Military Intelligence Company conducted their Warrior Tasks and Battle Drills Aug. 22 outside the building where they perform their normal duties.

  • Picatinny facility earns Energy Star Award

    Aug 28, 2013

    The main entrance into Picatinny Arsenal's Building 65 is like any average lobby, complete with chairs for visitors and a directory list, except for one main difference: its Energy Star plaque.

  • Registered Voters

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    Through a combined effort of the Directorate of Women Affairs in Zabul Province and coalition forces, women of the Tarnek Wa Jaldek district became registered voters during a shura Aug. 24, 2013.

  • General speaks at post Women's Equality Day

    Aug 29, 2013

    Fort Benning's only female general officer was the featured speaker at the installation's Women's Equality Day observance Monday at the Benning Club here. Brig. Gen. Michaelene Kloster, commander of the 98th Training Division, explained how the annual observance commemorates the passage of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution, which granted women full voting rights.

  • Staff Sgt. Ty Carter speaks at Hall of Heroes Induction Ceremony

    Aug 28, 2013

    Staff Sgt. Ty M. Carter speaks during his Hall of Heroes Induction Ceremony at the Pentagon, Aug. 27, 2013.

  • Army awards 2nd technology under $7 billion renewable energy MATOC

    Aug 29, 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville, working with the Army Energy Initiatives Task Force, awarded Multiple Award Task Order Contracts to a group of 22 qualified solar technology contractors, Aug. 27, 2013.

  • September recognizes National Preparedness Month

    Aug 29, 2013

    Preparing Army Communities Today for the Hazards of Tomorrow.

  • General mentors women Soldiers seeking Bradley mechanic MOS

    Aug 30, 2013

    The female Soldiers currently training to earn the 91M Bradley Fighting Vehicle System Maintainer military occupationally specialty received a mentoring session, Aug. 26, 2013, from Brig. Gen. Michaelene Kloster, the commander of the 98th Training Division, and Fort Benning's only woman general.

  • Army Installation Management Command leaders stress health, safety over Labor Day weekend

    Aug 28, 2013

    Labor Day is a markedly American holiday, fashioned by workers to honor to our Nation's workforce and acknowledge its role as a source of America's strength, freedom, and leadership. All of you have been working very hard to make sure the Installation Management Command continues to make a difference in every Soldier, Army Civilian, and Army Family member's life.

  • Aug. 27, 2013 -- Gen. Campbell remarks for Staff Sgt. Ty Carter Hall of Heroes Induction Ceremony

    Jan 27, 2014

    Aug. 27, 2013 -- Campbell remarks for Carter Hall of Heroes Induction Ceremony

  • Aug. 27, 2013 -- Under Secretary Westphal's remarks for Medal of Honor Recipient Staff Sergeant Ty M

    Oct 30, 2013

    Aug. 27, 2013 -- Under Secretary Westphal's remarks for Medal of Honor Recipient Staff Sergeant Ty M. Carter's Hall of Heroes Induction Ceremony

  • MDW's Twilight Tattoo -Last show Tonight!

    Aug 28, 2013

    The U.S. Army Military District of Washington's production of 'Twilight Tattoo' performs its last show of the season tonight at Joint Base Myer - Henderson Hall's Whipple Field. The production is an hour-long military pageant featuring Soldiers from the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) and The U.S. Army Band "Pershing's Own."

  • 16th SB Soldier builds international partnership through soccer

    Aug 28, 2013

    During the duty day at Operation Immediate Response, he can be found issuing water, in processing personnel or even passing out laundry bundles to U.S. Soldiers and service members from the Balkan region of Europe. In the evening, when the computers are powered down and the exercise is on pause, he builds international bonds by engaging in a European pasttime, soccer.

  • Professional development opportunity takes officers, NCOs to former Cold War outpost

    Aug 28, 2013

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Sixteen officers, senior noncommissioned officers and civilians took a trip back into the Cold War Aug. 2 as part of a professional development initiative. The U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden leaders visited the Point Alpha Memorial near Fulda to get a better understanding of the history of events during the Cold War era and to build camaraderie in the unit.

  • New program beefs up housing oversight

    Aug 28, 2013

    WIESBADEN, Germany - A new supplemental housing program packs command muscle in keeping the community's housing and common recreational areas squared away. The Community Housing Overwatch and Sponsorship Program gives tenant unit command leaders managerial oversight of the community's housing areas, and is aimed at reinforcing the roles of area, section, building and stairwell coordinators.

  • Hike up Germany's tallest peak offers spectacular views, adventures

    Aug 28, 2013

    WIESBADEN, Germany - We couldn't have asked for a more glorious day as we neared the summit of Germany's tallest mountain. After two days of hiking up from Garmisch-Partenkirchen through the Partnach Gorge, a gentle breeze reminded us that concentration was still needed to make it safely up the rock face the last several hundred meters to the top.

  • Classes help Contracting Officers' Representatives better understand role in managing compliance

    Aug 28, 2013

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Contracting Officer's Representatives play a critical role in overseeing the government's money, support and services. Ensuring that contracts are managed properly takes dedicated individuals knowledgeable in the administrative requirements of monitoring contracts.

  • Bike rally pays tribute to role of two-wheeler in women's equality

    Aug 29, 2013

    WIESBADEN, Germany - What do bikes have to do with women's equality? After reading more of the history of Women's Suffrage, coming up with what to do for this year's Women's Equality event was easy, according to Sgt. 1st Class Edwin Lauderback, U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden Equal Opportunity adviser. "As I dug into the history of Women's equality, I learned that bikes played a large part," he said. "It brought about the change in women's fashion and made them more mobile during that time period."

  • Soldier Spotlight: Getting to know Staff Sgt. John "Jack" R. Schaefer

    Aug 28, 2013

    Soldier Spotlight: Getting to know Staff Sgt. John "Jack" R. Schaefer

  • Army rugger humbled honoring fallen peers

    Aug 28, 2013

    All-Army Rugby player Maj. Nate Conkey experienced the exhilarating high of winning his first gold medal at the 2013 Armed Forces Rugby Sevens Championship and was humbled the next morning by a remembrance ceremony that honored all military rugby players, including many of his friends, who made the ultimate sacrifice.

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