Archive: Aug 2013

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  • Army's manufacturing improvements yield lighter body armor

    Sep 27, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (Aug. 28, 2013) -- Soldiers facing rugged terrain and extreme temperatures are continually searching for ways to reduce the weight of their gear.

  • Watervliet's $4.3M contract may lighten the load for Infantrymen

    Aug 29, 2013

    The U.S. Army signaled its approval of a new experimental 60 mm mortar baseplate for its infantry by awarding a $4.3 million contract to the Watervliet Arsenal to manufacture more than 600 of the newly designed baseplates, an arsenal program manager announced this week. Edward Davis, the arsenal's program manager for the 60 mm mortar system, said this experimental baseplate, the M8E1, was recently approved for full production by the Army and the contract is valued at $4.3 million.

  • Army Medical Program Prepares to Upgrade EMR System

    Sep 26, 2013

    Medical Communications for Combat Casualty Care (MC4), the current Army electronic medical record (EMR) system, is in the final stages of preparation for a major upgrade that will better support all EMR users, Soldiers and veterans whose care is electronically documented. Testing of the updated MC4 EMR system for fielding concluded in June. The next iteration of the MC4 software suite, known as EMR 2.2.0.0, will also include an operating system upgrade from Windows XP to Windows 7 and in conjunction with the new EMR, significant enhancements for medical logistics (MEDLOG). MC4 customers will receive the new suite during system fielding scheduled from November 2013 through April 2014. All customer support will continue during and beyond fielding.

  • "Wagonmasters" Receive Transfer of Authority from "Providers"

    Aug 28, 2013

    The 15th Sustainment Brigade "Wagonmasters" from Fort Bliss, Texas, signaled the beginning of their tour in Afghanistan with a transfer of authority ceremony Aug. 26.

  • USARPAC command sergeant major addresses USARAK NCOs

    Aug 27, 2013

    "Do our Soldiers have our trust? Do your Soldiers have your trust?" asked Command Sgt. Maj. Frank Leota, U.S. Army Pacific senior enlisted-advisor, during a recent Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development session at Fort Wainwright, Alaska, Aug. 23.

  • Religious Support and U.S. Army Chaplain Corps

    Nov 30, -0001

    The U.S. Army Chaplain Corps provides religious support to America's Army, and advises commanders on issues concerning religious accommodation. Contact your unit chaplain with any questions or concerns regarding religious support or accommodation.

  • MOH recipient Staff Sgt. Carter inducted into Pentagon Hall of Heroes

    Aug 29, 2013

    Staff Sgt. Ty M. Carter, the most recent Medal of Honor recipient from Operation Enduring Freedom, was inducted into the Pentagon's Hall of Heroes, Aug. 27, 2013, just a day after he received the nation's highest military honor.

  • Valor: US Soldier saves boy from drowning

    Aug 29, 2013

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea -- The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines valor as the strength of mind or spirit that enables a person to encounter danger with firmness or personal bravery.

  • From Bullets to Buckets

    Aug 27, 2013

    (FORT CAMPBELL, KY) -- August 22 -- CH-47 Chinook helicopter aircrews from B Company, 6th Battalion, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault,) began training for severe weather and wildfire missions at Fort Campbell, Ky., August 15, 2013.

  • National Guard battles Northern California wildfires

    Aug 28, 2013

    Nearly a dozen aircraft and crews from the California Air and Army National Guard are battling wildfires across Northern California.

  • Contracting office springs into action

    Aug 27, 2013

    When a water pipe burst and destroyed an area of the Installation Management Command Fort Riley, Kansas, garrison headquarters Aug. 19, Soldiers and civilians turned to members of the Mission and Installation Contracting Command contracting office for help.

  • Army stresses creativity, STEM not an either/or choice

    Aug 28, 2013

    The closing ceremony for the 2013 Math and Science Summer Camp signaled more than just the end of summer; it marked 19 years of Army support for educational outreach in science, technology, engineering and math -- STEM.

  • Congratulations Cmdr. Beale

    Aug 27, 2013

    Navy Cmdr. Willie H. Beale, Jr., Joint Force Headquarters -- National Capitol Region J/G4 deputy director of logistics and engineering receives the Defense Meritorious Service Medal for his leadership during the execution of eight National Special Security Events and over 14 high visibility operations from September 3, 2010 to September 5, 2013. The ceremony was hosted by Egon F. Hawrylak, Deputy Commander deputy commander at Fort Lesley J. McNair, August 26.

  • Foreign partner training adapts to real situation

    Aug 27, 2013

    Training foreign militaries in their own countries requires adjustments and flexibility, which USASATMO Soldiers demonstrated when real-time events along the Burkina Faso border with Mali changed during the seven-week instruction period.

  • Trainers/mentors support Midwest Infantry Soldiers

    Aug 27, 2013

    CAMP GRAYLING, Mich. -- Capt. Christopher Moore is "true blue." To be "true blue" and earn the Expert Infantryman Badge, a Soldier must complete all tests without a single no-go. Moore was the sole "true blue" EIB recipient out of three Soldiers to earn the prestigious badge during an EIB Course at Camp Grayling, Mich., Aug. 14.

  • Army, Marine Corps take delivery of JLTVs for user testing

    Aug 28, 2013

    All 66 Joint Light Tactical Vehicle prototypes have been delivered to the military so that 14 months of testing can begin at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., and Yuma Proving Ground, Ariz. Full-scale testing is scheduled to begin next week, according to the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle joint program office.

  • Class 64 begins instructional year

    Aug 27, 2013

    The US Army Sergeants Major Academy began its 64th iteration of the Sergeants Major Course August 23 welcoming in the 526 students who comprise the class during opening ceremonies in the Academy's Cooper Lecture Center.

  • Medal of Honor ceremony in honor of Staff Sgt. Ty Carter

    Aug 27, 2013

    President Barack Obama conveys the heroics of U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Ty Michael Carter to the audience gathered for the Medal of Honor ceremony in Carter's honor at the White House in Washington, D.C., Aug. 26, 2013. Carter was awarded the Medal of Honor for actions during the Battle of Kamdesh at Combat Outpost Keating, Nuristan province, Afghanistan, Oct. 3, 2009. Carter was a cavalry scout with Bravo Troop, 3rd Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division at the time of the battle.

  • Guardian Angels set-up shop at Gamberi

    Aug 27, 2013

    Guardian Angels from 2nd Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment, Task Force Boar, move into their new home at Forward Operating Base Gamberi to continue thier mission of protecting Security Forces Advise and Assist Teams in Afghanistan.

  • Division West hosts Fort Hood Women's Equality Day celebration

    Aug 29, 2013

    FORT HOOD, Texas -- Fort Hood joined the nation in celebrating Women's Equality Day with an observance hosted by First Army Division West at Club Hood here Aug. 26.

  • CCAD Delivers Backpacks to Elementary School Students

    Aug 28, 2013

    The Corpus Christi Army Depot (CCAD) delivered "One School, One Goal, Drug and Bully Free" backpacks to George Evans Elementary School students (grades K-5) as part of the Army's Red Ribbon Campaign, Monday, August 26. The giveaway is part of the Army's Red Ribbon Campaign -- an effort to promote drug-use prevention and a bully-free school environment to at-risk students.

  • Military working dogs in Afghanistan

    Sep 11, 2013

    You may think that your dog can do tricks, but we'll show you some dogs that are doing more than just tricks.

  • Construction Complete for Helicopter Component Repair Facility

    Sep 4, 2013

    Construction wrapped on the Corpus Christi Army Depot's new Dynamic Component Rebuild Facility (DCRF), July 30. This military construction project will accommodate state-of-the-art equipment and infrastructure to turn around critical aircraft components at a maximized pace, quality, and cost to the customer while reducing its environmental footprint.

  • ASC participates in community Tribute to Our Fallen

    Aug 27, 2013

    The U.S. Army Sustainment Command participated in the 2013 Tribute to Our Fallen at Davenport, Iowa's Memorial Park Aug. 23-25. The event, held annually since 2004, honors the men and women of all the military branches and police and firefighters from Iowa and Illinois who have fallen in service to the nation.

  • BAMC staff offers comfort, final memento to families

    Aug 27, 2013

    Amy Beyer, a social worker in the neonatal intensive care unit, spends hours each month meticulously crafting 3-D models of hands, feet and even faces in the hopes of bringing a measure of comfort to family members who have lost a child at San Antonio Military Medical Center.

  • Keller hosts back-to-school fun night

    Aug 27, 2013

    WEST POINT, N.Y. (August 23, 2012) -- Nearly 200 patients received their annual back-to-school and sports physicals during a kid friendly event at Keller Army Community Hospital Thursday, Aug. 22.

  • Chaplains office and 1st MEB conduct baseball clinic with former pro

    Aug 27, 2013

    Soldiers and family members arrived at the 1st Maneuver Enhancement Brigade Baseball Clinic Aug. 10 with baseball glove in hand, ready to play ball. Children and adults alike wore caps revealing their favorite baseball team.

  • Division East changes commander but not mission focus

    Aug 27, 2013

    Maj. Gen. Jeffrey L. Bailey took command of First Army Division East in a ceremony on Fort George G. Meade's Parade Field Monday, Aug. 26 from Maj. Gen. Kevin R. Wendel. Bailey assumed command of First Army Division East following an assignment as the deputy chief of Operations, U.S. Army Forces Command, Fort Bragg, N.C

  • It took 90k hours of experience to become an Arsenal Face of Strength

    Aug 27, 2013

    Oh 1972, was such a good year. The Miami Dolphins had an undefeated season; Eugene Cernan became the last person to walk on the moon; U.S. troop levels in South Vietnam fell below 30,000; and Bob Tilley entered the arsenal apprentice program. Now, after a remarkable 41-plus-year career supporting our nation's warfighters, Bob is retiring. Bob is part of the retirement-age bubble that has hovered around 35-40 percent of the workforce for many years. Nearly 200 of today's arsenal employees are eligible to retire within the next two years.

  • Warhawks bring spiritual fitness to breakfast

    Aug 27, 2013

    The 2-158th Assault Helicopter Battalion, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade unit ministry team held its first ever prayer breakfast Aug. 21 at the 16th Combat Aviation Brigade dining facility in order to provide spiritual resiliency to soldiers.

  • Chaplain jumps for love of God and country

    Aug 27, 2013

    For most chaplains, being there to minister and advise soldiers is rewarding enough. For others like Capt. Jeff Bryan, chaplain for the 188th Brigade Support Battalion, 18th Fires Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division, he likes to take his talents to the skies - something Bryan always wanted to do since he was a child growing up.

  • Vanguard mechanics help Afghan National Army repair vehicles, increase combat power

    Aug 28, 2013

    U.S. Army mechanics from Company B, 703rd Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, advised Afghan National Army soldiers from the 2nd Kandak, 4th Brigade, 203rd Corps, on better methods to maintain their vehicles.

  • Vanguard infantryman lives to tell the tale

    Aug 27, 2013

    "All I could think about was my mom and my sister," said U.S. Army Spc. Marcos Fernandes, an infantryman with Company B, 3rd Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division. "They're the ones who are most important to me."

  • Medics broaden their skills

    Nov 30, -0001

    Task Force Lifeliner medics broaden their medical skill set as they receive aeromedical evacuation training by the U.S. Air Force, building new relationships and communication that will assist them in the event of a catastrophic incident where soldiers and airmen work alongside each other.

  • Solidifying confidence through maintenance

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers with very different missions come together every week to troubleshoot and maintain their equipment.

  • Building in Afghanistan: From Open Field to Functional Facility

    Aug 27, 2013

    Building in Afghanistan is not like building in suburban America. It is not simply a matter of choosing counter tops and carpet over coffee with the general contractor. Transatlantic Afghanistan District is the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers primary agent to accomplish the building mission here.

  • Snake Eyes soldiers compete, relax during Organizational Day

    Nov 30, -0001

    Snake Eyes soldiers from the 1st Battalion, 1st Air Defense Artillery Regiment (1-1 ADA) ran, tugged, flipped, and paddled in fierce competition during the battalion's organizational day.

  • Caribou LCLA airdrops

    Nov 30, -0001

    Transporting cargo rapidly, safely and precisely is the main goal for the Riggers and their partners that take part in the daily aerial supply delivery operations.

  • Pacific leader visits Yongsan

    Aug 27, 2013

    The spouse of U.S. Army Pacific's commanding general visited a military post in Korea to support the readiness and resiliency for service members, families and civilians here, Aug. 7.

  • General officer puts retirement on hold to continue a legacy

    Aug 27, 2013

    RALEIGH, N.C. (August 24, 2013) -- As a child, Richard Torres would watch 82nd Airborne Division and Special Forces Soldiers parachute to the ground on Fort Bragg N.C. and knew he wanted nothing more than to join the Army.

  • Watervliet Arsenal resorts to 'horsepower' to motivate, to send a message

    Aug 27, 2013

    The sounds of horse hoofs clip-clopping across the Arsenal's parade area that borders the last vestiges of the Erie Canal wall brought a sense of nostalgia to some this past week. After all, the 1830s-era horse stables are still in use at the historic Watervliet Arsenal, albeit, for another use today. But when today's military ride on track and high-speed wheeled vehicles, why on earth would the arsenal bring back horses?

  • Collaboration key to burn care innovation

    Aug 27, 2013

    Two emerging procedures for burn care were discussed by military medical experts at the 2013 Military Health System Research Symposium, Aug. 15, 2013, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

  • Army advances standardized tactical computer

    Aug 27, 2013

    In combat and tactical vehicles, Soldiers can access communications systems that display a complete picture of the battlefield. However, these high-tech situational awareness features are viewed through different computer systems, over separate monitors and with little room to spare.

  • 25th ID certifies new SHARP victim advocates

    Aug 27, 2013

    The SHARP program reinforces the Army's commitment to eliminate incidents of sexual harassment and sexual assault through awareness, prevention, training, victim advocacy, reporting and accountability. Recently, approximately 50 new unit victim advocates from across Hawaiian Army units were certified after completing an 80-hour Sexual Harassment and Assault Response Prevention certification course on Wheeler Army Airfield, Hawaii.

  • ANA stands up new Special Operations Brigade in Paktya

    Aug 26, 2013

    Hundreds of Afghan National Army commandos, distinguished visitors from across the region and reporters from a number of Afghan media outlets gathered on the parade field of a brand new military compound at Forward Operating Base Thunder to celebrate the opening of the newly- formed 1st ANA Special Operations Brigade, Aug. 20, 2013.

  • Staff Sgt. Ty Carter receives Medal of Honor at White House

    Aug 29, 2013

    Staff Sgt. Ty Michael Carter became the second Soldier to receive the nation's highest military award for extraordinary gallantry and selfless actions during the Battle of Kamdesh at Combat Outpost Keating, Afghanistan, on Oct. 3, 2009, during a ceremony at the White House, Aug. 26, 2013.

  • Spartan paratroopers hike Crow Pass

    Aug 26, 2013

    Cool temperatures and light precipitation made for tolerable conditions as paratroopers with the 1st Battalion, 501st Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, stepped off on a 26-mile hike along a section of the Historic Iditarod Trail, Aug. 21, 2013. Read more: http://www.dvidshub.net/news/112624/spartan-paratroopers-hike-crow-pass#ixzz2d7TDJ1ai

  • White House Medal of Honor Ceremony

    Nov 30, -0001

    President Barack Obama awards Staff Sergeant Ty M. Carter, U.S. Army, the Medal of Honor for conspicuous gallantry. Staff Sergeant Carter received the Medal of Honor for his courageous actions while serving as a cavalry scout with Bravo Troop, 3rd Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, during combat operations in Kamdesh District, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan on October 3, 2009. Staff Sergeant Carter is the fifth living recipient to be awarded the Medal of Honor for actions in Iraq or Afghanistan. He and his family joined the President at the White House to commemorate his example of selfless service.

  • Medal of Honor

    Nov 30, -0001

    ℠2013- President Barack Obama will award SSG Ty Carter, the Medal of Honor for conspicuous gallantry.

  • White House Medal of Honor Ceremony

    Nov 30, -0001

    President Barack Obama awards Staff Sergeant Ty M. Carter, U.S. Army, the Medal of Honor for conspicuous gallantry. Staff Sergeant Carter received the Medal of Honor for his courageous actions while serving as a cavalry scout with Bravo Troop, 3rd Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, during combat operations in Kamdesh District, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan on October 3, 2009. Staff Sergeant Carter is the fifth living recipient to be awarded the Medal of Honor for actions in Iraq or Afghanistan. He and his family joined the President at the White House to commemorate his example of selfless service.

  • SSG Ty Carter Receives Medal of Honor in White House Ceremony

    Nov 30, -0001

    ℠ 2013 - SSG Ty Carter becomes the fifth living person to receive the Medal of Honor for actions in Iraq or Afghanistan. Available in high definition.

  • 'Red Lions' battalion changes hands

    Nov 30, -0001

    Lt. Col. Norberto Menendez, from Miami, assumed command of the 1st Battalion, 37th Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division from Lt. Col. Rory Crooks, of Spokane, Wash., in a formal ceremony on Watkins Field, Aug. 2, 2013.

  • DLA leadership receives briefings on ASC, other RIA commands

    Aug 26, 2013

    D. Scott Welker, deputy to the commander, U.S. Army Sustainment Command, briefed Vice Adm. Mark Harnitchek, director, Defense Logistics Agency, Fort Belvoir, Va., Aug. 26 at Rock Island Arsenal, Ill.

  • Eagle Assault remembers fallen pilots

    Aug 26, 2013

    (FORT CAMPBELL, KY) -- August 9 -- Soldiers from 5th Battalion, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) conducted a ceremony in honor of fallen Soldiers at Fort Campbell, Ky., August 9, 2013.

  • Wings of Destiny Brigade holds change of responsibility ceremony

    Nov 30, -0001

    U.S. Army Col. Paul Bontrager, right, commander, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade (CAB), 101st Airborne Division, passes the brigade colors to Command Sgt. Maj. Stuart C. O'Black, incoming 101st CAB command sergeant major, signifying the transfer of the loyalty of the troops to the new leadership in a change of responsibility ceremony at Fort Campbell, Ky., July 11, 2013. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Duncan Brennan/Released)

  • Wings of Destiny Brigade holds change of responsibility ceremony

    Nov 30, -0001

    U.S. Army Command Sgt. Maj. Harold Plattenberg, outgoing command Sgt Maj., 101st Combat Aviation Brigade (CAB), 101st Airborne Division, left, passes the brigade colors to Col. Pual Bontrager, commander, 101st CAB, symbolizing the relinquishing of responsibility for the brigade during a change of responsibility ceremony at Fort Campbell, Ky., July 11, 2013. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Duncan Brennan/Released)

  • Wings of Destiny Brigade holds change of responsibility ceremony

    Nov 30, -0001

    U.S. Army Sgt. Maj. Crystal Turner, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division operations sergeant major, prepares to present the national and brigade colors during the brigade change of responsibility ceremony at Fort Campbell, Ky., July 11, 2013. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Duncan Brennan /Released)

  • 101st CAB uncases colors

    Nov 30, -0001

    Col. Paul Bontrager, commander, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault,) and Command Sgt. Maj. Harold Plattenberg uncase the brigade colors in a ceremony at Fort Campbell, Ky., June 4, 2013. The ceremony marks the official end to the 101st CAB's deployment in support of Operation Enduring Freedom XII-XIII. (U.S. Army Photo by Staff Sgt. Matthew Caputo, 101st CAB Public Affairs)

  • 101st CAB Wings of Destiny returns home

    Nov 30, -0001

    U.S. Army Spc. Tocarra Courtrier with the Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division, embraces Roosevelt Gongob after being proposed to during a welcome home ceremony at Fort Campbell, Ky., May 22, 2013. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Duncan Brennan/Released)

  • 377th Kabul Airwing partnership flight medics receive bleeding management training

    Nov 30, -0001

    Sgt. Ghulam Sakhi a flight medic with the 377th Kabul Airwing, applies a pressure dressing to Capt. Micah Digrezio during a bleeding management and patient assessment class on Bagram Air Field. The Wings of Destiny is partnered with rotary wing crews of the 377th Kabul Airwing to help them learn to receive, plan and execute aviation operations in support of Afghan ground forces in RC-East.

  • 101st Combat Aviation Brigade partnership with the 377th Kabul Airwing

    Nov 30, -0001

    Flight medics with the 377th Kabul Airwing apply pressure dressings and tourniquets during a bleeding management and patient assessment class on Bagram Air Field. Trained flight medics who are skilled in the fundamental principles of first aid are critical to stabilizing a patient while en route to the next level of care. The 101st Combat Aviation Brigade hosted training for the flight medics of the 377th Kabul Airwing as part of their partnership.

  • Kalak Hode 5: Showing the ANA what right looks like (Part 2)

    Nov 30, -0001

    A recent partnered operation, named Kalak Hode 5, came to a close late September. The mission focused on ensuring Afghan National Security Forces in Zabul province are prepared to take over the security situation by 2014, as Afghan President Hamid Karzai stated earlier this year.

  • Kalak Hode 5: Showing the ANA what right looks like (Part 1)

    Nov 30, -0001

    Despite recent setbacks in Afghanistan this month, the allied war strategy to hand off control of the nation's security to Afghan National Security Forces in 2014 is still on track, military commanders report. Nowhere is this more evident than in portions of southern Afghanistan where a partnered operation, named Kalak Hode 5, came to a close in late September.

  • Centurions conduct CBRN training

    Aug 26, 2013

    FORT HOOD, Texas -- Seventy-five Soldiers from Company C of the 1st "Centurion" Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 1st "Ironhorse" Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, conducted chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear training at the Black Gap Small Arms Complex, here, Aug. 21. "If we ever go into a combat zone where there is contamination, we want to be able to still function and accomplish our mission," said 1st Lt. Quintin Kuntz, New Knoxville, Ohio native and platoon leader with Co. C. "It is important for the Soldiers to be comfortable with their gear so they have confidence in what they are doing."

  • CAB soldiers attend interactive training

    Aug 26, 2013

    Fifteen soldiers from the 25th Combat Aviation Brigade, 25th Infantry Division were educated on several types of improvised explosive devices at the Mobile Counter-IED Interactive Training Center on Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, Aug. 13.

  • ANA and ANP bring peace to Deh Chopan, says 2nd Kandak

    Nov 30, -0001

    In the wake of a recent Afghan-led military operation called Kalak Hode 5, a security shura was held at the district center in Deh Chopan, Zabul province, Afghanistan, to assess the local population's thoughts on the security situation in their valley.

  • Route Lion extension opens a road of possibilities

    Nov 30, -0001

    Over the last decade Afghan National Security Forces have worked diligently with their International Security Assistance Force partners to grow and improve their combat capabilities in order to deny the Taliban freedom of movement and safe havens. Now their focus has shifted to the logistics of maintaining such a large army so that it remains able and relevant.

  • The city of Lacey welcomes home 3-2 SBCT

    Nov 30, -0001

    The city of Lacey, Wash., saluted the local men and women of the 3rd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, from Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Monday by hosting a ceremony at Saint Martin's University, Feb. 4.

  • Picatinny employee heads to World Powerlifting Championship

    Aug 26, 2013

    Picatinny employee John Corsello will test his mettle against some of the world's most seasoned weightlifters at the 2013 International Powerlifting Federation Masters World Powerlifting Championship in Orlando, Fla., Sept. 23-29.

  • For one soldier, charity involves running -lots of it

    Nov 30, -0001

    Capt. Richard Kresser, 27, from Raymond, Iowa, is an engineer officer with Headquarters Company, 3rd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division. He is also an ultra-runner who just ran 423 miles in seven days, across the state of Iowa; something which, until this year, had never been accomplished.

  • Hotline, now 50 years old, continues to promote dialog with Russians

    Aug 27, 2013

    In October 1962, the Cuban missile crisis occurred and with it, the possibility of a nuclear confrontation between the U.S. and the Soviet Union. To open the lines of communications between the two countries and help prevent "mutually assured destruction," a hotline was activated, Aug. 30, 1963.

  • Army highlights Soldier for Life program for successful reintegration

    Aug 27, 2013

    The Soldier for Life program seeks successful reintegration of veterans and their families into civilian life to keep them and the nation "Army Strong."

  • Depot connects the world with language labs

    Aug 26, 2013

    Highly skilled Tobyhanna Army Depot specialists trek through some of the globe's most extreme environments to provide the means for foreign military forces to learn the English language.

  • Fort A. P. Hill Conducting Survey

    Aug 26, 2013

    Residents in communities surrounding Fort A.P. Hill may receive a phone call during the Sept. 1-8 timeframe asking them to participate in a survey related to the installation.

  • Picatinny employee heads to World Powerlifting Championship

    Aug 26, 2013

    Next month, Picatinny employee John Corsello will test his mettle against some of the world's most seasoned weightlifters at the 2013 International Powerlifting Federation (IPF) Masters World Powerlifting Championship in Orlando, Fla.

  • S.C. Guard engineers train sharpening combat edge

    Aug 26, 2013

    The 1st Battalion, 361st Engineer Regiment, Task Force Redhawk, 5th Armored Brigade, recently conducted three days of patrolling fundamentals and two days of mounted combat patrol live fire exercises with National Guardsmen of the 1223rd Vertical Engineer Company, based out of Summerville, S.C.

  • S.C. Guardsmen train to protect skies over National Capital Region

    Aug 26, 2013

    ANDERSON, S.C. -- The 1st Battalion, 362nd Air Defense Artillery, Task Force Renegade, 5th Armored Brigade, initiated the road to war with an initial assessment to validate a South Carolina National Guard Air Defense Artillery unit for their National Capital Region mission.

  • FSRs learn job skills

    Aug 26, 2013

    A Tactical Operations Center (TOC) setup is used to teach Field Service Representatives (FSR) the complexities of their job during an 18-week in-residence training course taught at Tobyhanna.

  • APG recognizes outstanding women in the workplace

    Aug 26, 2013

    Team APG recognized the significant contributions of women in the workplace during the 29th annual Women's Equality Day Celebration Awards Program Aug. 22.

  • Busy construction season an investment in depot's future

    Aug 26, 2013

    This fiscal year, Tobyhanna Army Depot has invested $34 million in nearly two dozen renovation, new construction and upgrade projects.

  • On the Job at Tobyhanna

    Aug 26, 2013

  • Hunter Education course at Fort McCoy schools students in firearms, hunting safety

    Aug 26, 2013

    FORT McCOY, WIS. -- A group of aspiring hunters recently participated in a Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Hunter Education course at Fort McCoy to learn about firearms and hunting skills and safety.

  • Consortia focus on PTSD, mild traumatic brain injury

    Aug 27, 2013

    The U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command's Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs, in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Research and Development, will support two new multi-institutional consortia focused on translational and clinical research on post-traumatic stress disorder and chronic effects of mild traumatic brain injury.

  • MPs train on law-and-order operations with Fort McCoy's DES

    Aug 26, 2013

    FORT McCOY, WIS. -- A North Carolina Military Police (MP) unit received law-enforcement training at Fort McCoy and prepared for future missions while also providing support to the Fort McCoy Police Department for law-and-order operations and the Aug. 14 concert.

  • On the Job at Tobyhanna

    Aug 26, 2013

  • Muslim Soldiers celebrate Eid al-Fitr

    Aug 26, 2013

    Soldiers at Fort Jackson celebrated Eid al-Fitr last week, an event that marks the end of the month-long fast of Ramadan and the start of a feast that lasts up to three days in some countries.

  • Post selects top career counselors

    Aug 26, 2013

    Sgt. 1st Class Derek Yazzie was named Fort Jackson's Career Counselor of the Year.

  • Post celebrates Women's Equality Day

    Aug 26, 2013

    Fort Jackson celebrated Women's Equality Day a little early this year.

  • Fort Jackson students return to class, school board elections scheduled

    Aug 26, 2013

    There was a flurry of emotions at Fort Jackson's two schools as the new year began Wednesday morning.

  • On the Job at Tobyhanna

    Aug 26, 2013

  • SHARP program to see change

    Aug 26, 2013

    Changes are in store for programs used on Fort Jackson to combat sexual assault and harassment within the ranks.

  • Army Wellness Center director prepares for facility's grand opening

    Aug 26, 2013

    The AWC at Fort Drum is a combined initiative of U.S. Army Public Health Command, 10th Mountain Division (LI) and Fort Drum, and Fort Drum's U.S. Army Medical Department Activity.

  • Junior Soldier brings 'First in Support' mentality to Immediate Response

    Aug 26, 2013

    During a joint and coalition training exercise, in a room that is populated with colonels, sergeants major, staff level noncommissioned officers and field grade officers, sits a single private first class. She was soft spoken and new to the coalition environment, but she learns quickly and adapts to any task she is given. For three weeks, she showed the members of the simulated higher command what it means to be 'First in Support.'

  • 21st TSC soldiers and children share first day of school in Kaiserslautern Military Community

    Aug 26, 2013

    Soldiers from throughout U.S. Army Europe dropped their children off for their first day of school.

  • U.S. Army celebrates Women's Equality Day

    Aug 26, 2013

    The Army Profession campaign identified six essential traits that distinguish the U.S. Army as a profession. These characteristics are trust of the American people, internal trustworthiness, military expertise, esprit de corps, honorable service, and stewardship of the profession. There are countless women in the Army who epitomize these characteristics as evidenced by their professionalism, contributions and selfless service to the nation and the Army.

  • 'First in Support' warriors build partnership at Immediate Response

    Aug 26, 2013

    'First in Support' warriors build partnership at Immediate Response

  • Resiliency Training at MDW

    Aug 26, 2013

    Resiliency is a transferable skill that transcends both the work and personal environment. All U.S. Army Military District of Washington (MDW) staff has been taking part in mandatory resiliency skill training at Fort McNair. For the next 12 months MDW will run mandatory resilience skill training on various topics relating to resiliency. Each month has a different focus.

  • Local materials, workforce key to Ghanaian school project

    Aug 26, 2013

    The junior high school building, an addition to the existing Grumesa school campus, is a U.S. humanitarian-assistance project funded by Africa Command and managed by the Army Corps of Engineers Europe District in partnership with the embassy. Dover Vantage was the construction contractor responsible for executing the $208,700 project, completed last month.

  • SSG Patrick Hampton - 19D Cavalry Scout "2 CR Legacy Profile"

    Aug 27, 2013

    2nd Cavalry Regiment Legacy Profile Staff Sgt. Patrick Hampton - 19D Cavalry Scout 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

  • USAG Bamberg School Age Center transitions to Child Development Center

    Aug 26, 2013

    The USAG Bamberg School Age Center, or SAC, will transition to the Child Development Center, or CDC, for both morning and after-school care, effective Aug. 26. To kick off its last year, the new joint facility hosted an open house Aug. 22.

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