Archive: Aug 2013

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  • Visitors enjoy the nice weather at MDW's Twilight Tattoo!

    Aug 15, 2013

    Several hundred visitors to the Nation's Capital, along with their host the Honorable Heidi Shyu, Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics and Technology enjoyed the nice weather and watched the U.S. Army Military District of Washington's performance of Twilight Tattoo on Whipple Field at Joint Base Myer - Henderson Hall.

  • Sole surviving World War I anti-aircraft gun on display at U.S. Army Air Defense Artillery Museum

    Aug 15, 2013

    The Army's first mobile, dedicated anti-aircraft gun was the Model 1918 3-inch. Several hundred were built, but the only surviving gun is now on display at the Army Air Defense Artillery Museum at Fort Sill.

  • Brooks takes charge of Fort Lee garrison

    Aug 15, 2013

    FORT LEE, Va., (Aug. 8, 2013) -- Col. Paul K. Brooks -- a U.S. Military Academy graduate and former enlisted military policeman -- was welcomed as the new commander of U.S. Army Garrison, Fort Lee during a change command ceremony Aug. 1 at the Lee Club.

  • "White space" reduction and reaching our unreachable potential beneficiaries

    Aug 21, 2013

    Editorial Great and exciting things are happening in Army Medicine today as we move forward, away from the old Army "healthcare system" to the new Patient-Centered Medical Home "system of health." As a result of this retooling, a new target has appeared. "We are committed to finding ways to touch the lives of our patients by promoting individual health and prevention during the time between doctors visits, a time referred to as the "white space," said Army Surgeon General, Lt. Gen. Patricia D. Horoho. But "inner space" is "white space" invaded. This is the holy grail of untapped "white space" where previously unreachable target groups can be found every day--right inside your Military Treatment Facility.

  • Rakkasans leadership changes out

    Aug 15, 2013

    FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. The change of command ceremony is a time honored military tradition in which the outgoing commander transfers their authority, responsibilities and troops to the incoming commander. The 3rd Brigade Combat Team "Rakkasans", 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) conducted a change of command ceremony here, August 1, from Col. R.J. Lillibridge to Col J.B. Vowell. Lillibridge, who was the brigade commander on the unit's most recent deployment to Afghanistan, took the opportunity to thank the Fort Campbell community, his fellow leaders, and his Soldiers among others for their support during his tenure.

  • Battle Labs 'go to war' to assess capabilities of reshaped Army

    Aug 15, 2013

    FORT LEE, Va. (Aug. 15, 2013) -- Many Team Lee members refer to the Combined Arms Support Command as the Army's "sustainment think tank."

  • Vietnam veteran air defenders donate memorial

    Aug 15, 2013

    The National Dusters, Quads and Searchlight Association donated a memorial to Fort Sill's Constitution Park, during an unveiling ceremony Aug. 9.

  • StoryCorps collects military experiences

    Aug 15, 2013

    A joint Regional Support Command Yellow Ribbon event held by the 81st and 88th RSCs allowed those who attended an opportunity to record their stories through an organization called StoryCorps-Military Voice Initiative.

  • Lee teens learn about theft awareness during role-playing exercise

    Aug 15, 2013

    FORT LEE, Va. (Aug. 15, 2013) -- Michelle Jenerette, a Fort Lee Exchange safety security associate, watched a bank of video screens intently and began following a young woman on one of the large monitors.

  • Don't let the summer end without being beach ready

    Aug 15, 2013

    A lot of people wish they had a body fit for the beach during this time of the year. Some regret that healthy diet and exercise plan that never happened, and others wonder why those first fitness steps they took a while ago eventually wandered back into the same unhealthy habits.

  • Dragoons test security assets in southern Afghanistan

    Aug 15, 2013

    Base security remains one of the most essential aspects of establishing a military area of operations. Whenever an area is set up for military functions, there is a significant need to defend it.

  • 1st BCT Welcome Home

    Aug 15, 2013

  • Civilian Employee earns recognition for outstanding work

    Aug 15, 2013

    With budget restrictions, a hiring freeze and the furlough, Civilian Employees across Fort Drum are having to do "more with less." One Civilian in the Directorate of Resource Management was personally thanked for her efforts by garrison leadership during a recent briefing. Sue Barney, who recently was promoted from civilian pay technician to management / program analyst, has continued to perform the customer service representative (civilian pay tech) functions while picking up a few program manager functions.

  • Soldiers will climb Whiteface Mountain during Muleskinner Challenge VIII

    Aug 15, 2013

    Soldiers assigned to 10th Sustainment Brigade will be given an opportunity to embrace the 10th Mountain Division (LI) heritage of mountain warfare by climbing Whiteface Mountain on Friday during Muleskinner Challenge VIII.

  • National Guard Soldiers conduct 'Green Mountain Peak' exercise at Fort Drum

    Aug 15, 2013

    National Guard Soldiers with the 1st Battalion, 101st Field Artillery Regiment, 86th Brigade Combat Team, are in the midst of a large training exercise on Fort Drum ranges in preparation for possible future deployment.

  • Enduring the Rotor Wash to Sustain (Short Version)

    Nov 30, -0001

    With the looming 2014 drawdown Sling Load operators with Task Force Lifeliner endure hurricane force winds on a daily basis to ensure Soldiers get supplies they need. Includes sound bites from Sgt. 1st Class Thomas E. Mace. Hometown: McEwen, Tenn. Also available in high definition.

  • U.S. Soldiers break fast with Afghan counterparts

    Aug 15, 2013

    PAKTIKA PROVINCE, Afghanistan -- Soldiers assigned to 2nd Security Forces Assistance Brigade, Forward Operating Base Sharana, gathered Aug. 2 at Forward Operating Base Rushmore for an evening of Afghan cultural enrichment in the form of an Iftar dinner at the National Directorates of Security for Paktika Province's office.

  • Army chief of staff visits Afghanistan, recognizes 10th Mountain Division Soldiers

    Aug 15, 2013

    LAGHMAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan -- It was a simple ceremony, but for eight 10th Mountain Division (LI) Soldiers, it was something they will be able to talk about for years. During a visit to Forward Operating Base Gamberi, U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond Odierno recognized their efforts by presenting each of them with his official coin.

  • Currahee engineers conduct route clearance patrol in Khowst

    Aug 15, 2013

    Soldiers with Company A, 4th Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), conducted a route clearance patrol in Khowst province, Afghanistan, on Aug. 14, 2013.

  • New program aimed at inspiring pride among housing residents

    Aug 20, 2013

    WIESBADEN, Germany - It may not be home for good, but for thousands of Wiesbaden residents it's certainly home for now. And because the Army family housing areas serve as places of communion, recreation and relaxation for Soldiers and families, garrison leaders are making extra efforts to ensure its upkeep by inspiring more pride among the residents.

  • Delve deeper into the German culture with Kontakt

    Aug 15, 2013

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Want to improve your German, make new friends and delve deeper into the German culture? Then Wiesbaden's Kontakt-Outreach Club may be just for you. "We're looking for new American members," said Sabine Reighard-Orf, a member of Wiesbaden's Kontakt-Outreach Club.

  • ACS birthday occasion to celebrate service excellence

    Aug 15, 2013

    WIESBADEN, Germany - For nearly five decades this organization has proven to meet Soldiers' and families' needs, and locally its staff has established itself among the top in the Army, again. U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden's Army Community Service celebrated its 48th birthday July 25 with food, fun, music and families, and basked in the glory of being named 2012 ACS Center of Excellence, Category C, for the second consecutive year.

  • New policy change benefits same-sex spouses

    Aug 15, 2013

    The Department of Defense announced its plan to extend benefits to same-sex spouses of uniformed service members and Department of Defense civilian employees, according to a DOD news release issued Aug. 14, 2013.

  • USAG Ansbach ACS hosts Community Showcase Aug. 17 at Katterbach PFC

    Aug 19, 2013

    To provide one venue whereby everyone can discover the multitude of services U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach offers its community members, Army Community Service has organized the Community Showcase. Most agencies and organizations on post and a few clubs, organizations and businesses off post will gather from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 17 at Katterbach Physical Fitness Center.

  • Bamberg All-Stars: Karin Stiefler, Personal Property Office

    Aug 20, 2013

    Karin Stiefler is a traffic manager and in charge of the Personal Property Office (PPO) at U.S. Army Garrison Bamberg. She and her team received almost 700 Interactive Comment Cards, or ICE comments, in the last six months, with an almost incredible total rating of 100 percent customer satisfaction.

  • Sandkerwa is Bamberg at its best

    Aug 15, 2013

    Bamberg's world-famous Sandkerwa will be held Aug. 22 through 26 and will draw 300,000 visitors from all over the world to Bamberg's Sandstrasse.

  • 101st Airborne Div. commander: Afghans lead fight in Afghanistan

    Aug 16, 2013

    The commander of the International Security Assistance Force's Regional Command-East talked to Pentagon reporters via satellite on the progress made by Afghanistan's security forces, Aug. 14, 2013.

  • Stress can lead to early death

    Aug 15, 2013

    Soldier fitness has key role in countering its ill.

  • Labor Day Fest set for Aug. 31

    Aug 15, 2013

    Area I's biggest annual event to feature carnival rides, food, live bands and much more.

  • Presidential helicopter to get upgrade

    Aug 15, 2013

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. (Aug. 15, 2013) -- The primary aircraft in the U.S. President's rotary wing fleet is the VH-60N, also known as the White Hawk, and to support its mission planning, the Navy called upon members of the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center Software Engineering Directorate.

  • Army researchers help reduce MRAP maintenance

    Aug 15, 2013

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. (Aug. 15, 2013) -- Due to the immediate need for protecting Warfighters from improvised explosive devices, the Mine Resistant Ambushed Protected program rapidly procured several vehicles specifically designed for this purpose; safety was the main concern, sustainment costs were considered secondary.

  • Army uses 3D printing to better equip Soldiers

    Aug 15, 2013

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. (Aug. 15, 2013) -- The Army Aviation and Missile Research Development and Engineering Center is using some of the latest advancements in the areas of composite structures and 3D printing to better equip today's Soldiers.

  • Recruiting commander visits Army Game Studio

    Aug 16, 2013

    Maj. Gen. Allen Batschelet visited Redstone Arsenal, Ala., and the Army Game Studio at the Aviation and Missile Research Development and Engineering Center.

  • Army aviation strives to own weather

    Aug 15, 2013

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. (Aug. 15, 2013) -- Flying a helicopter through rain, fog or cloudy conditions is challenging and dangerous, so a team of U.S. Army engineers have taken on the challenge to research ways to make flying in degraded visual environments easier and safer for rotorcraft pilots.

  • Lean six sigma project leads to cost avoidance

    Aug 15, 2013

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. (Aug. 15, 2013) -- While completing requirements for Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification at the Aviation and Missile Research Development and Engineering Center, John Braswell implemented process improvements for the missile design trade study process that promise the Army savings of about $2 million over the next seven years.

  • Helium supply critical to Army research

    Aug 16, 2013

    Army senior research scientist Henry Everitt doesn't take helium lightly, because the second lightest element in the universe is in high demand by research laboratories such as his at the Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center at Redstone Arsenal, Ala.

  • Signal Soldiers accomplish mission in Afghanistan

    Aug 19, 2013

    Alpha Company, 307th Expeditionary Signal Battalion begins redeploying to Oahu, August 6, 2013, after providing signal support to three Regional Commands, throughout Afghanistan.

  • Gold found in the 303rd EOD Bn.'s S-1 shop

    Aug 14, 2013

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS -- On any given day, the personnel shop (S-1) in the 303rd Explosive Ordnance Disposal Battalion., 8th Military Police Brigade, is bustling with the activity that one would expect to see accompanying the responsibility of supporting a battalion of Soldiers with any and all personnel matters. The leader of the shop, 2nd Lt. Ali Giraud, officer in charge S-1 shop, 303rd EOD Bn., 8th MP Bde., at first glance also seems typical of what you would expect of a leader managing her team.

  • I Corps awards Career Counselors of the Year

    Nov 30, -0001

    In a tight competition against their peers, two Army career counselors were named I Corps Career Counselors of the Year at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., Aug. 7.

  • Kennedy visits Natick as part of STEM tour

    Sep 9, 2013

    As part of his "STEM Tour of Massachusetts," Rep. Joseph P. Kennedy III visited Natick Soldier Systems Center Aug. 14, 2013.

  • Army preserves lines of communication with industrial base

    Sep 16, 2013

    Under Secretary of the Army Joseph W. Westphal and Lt. Gen. William N. Phillips, Military Deputy to the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics & Technology, conducted industry visits with the Army's industrial base in Pennsylvania and Arizona between August 14-30, 2013. The leaders visited Raytheon, General Dynamics, Boeing-Mesa in Arizona and Boeing's Vertical Lift facility in Ridley Park, Pa.

  • Providing a service during Car Week and having a bit of fun

    Aug 14, 2013

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. -- Service members from the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center are asked to volunteer their free time by many local events. This year is has been no different -- from golf tournaments to foot and car races to Monterey's "Car Week," they are much in demand.

  • STEM grads critical to U.S. military mission

    Aug 15, 2013

    The Army and America both need more scientists, engineers, mathematicians and technology specialists, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is now doing something about that, said its commander.

  • Task Force Black Scorpion participates in 10 miler Fort Bliss race

    Aug 14, 2013

    Fort Bliss, Texas -- Soldiers from 2nd Battalion, 363rd Infantry Regiment, Task Force Black Scorpion, 5th Armored Brigade, Division West, along with over about 336 Soldiers and Family members laced up their running shoes to prepare for a grueling 10 mile race in the desert heat here Aug 3.

  • Soldiers brand their future with resume ink

    Aug 14, 2013

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO (August 8, 2013) - - A national business association launched a new personal branding search engine in July to help transitioning Soldiers catapult their career search. The US Army Installation Management Command has teamed up with the US Chamber of Commerce Foundation's Hiring Our Heroes program that has opened its online web tool for employers to search the database of service member resumes -- at no cost.

  • Area flash floods hammer homes, community

    Aug 14, 2013

    The worst of last week's flash-flooding may have been outside Fort Leonard Wood's boundaries, but the effects are being felt across the post, as the community is pulling together to help the victims.

  • 55th MAC readies for deployment

    Aug 14, 2013

    In an official ceremony held Monday, the 55th Mobility Augmentation Company cased their colors, thus preparing for a nine-month deployment in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

  • Deployed couple shares daily challenges, copes with separation from children

    Aug 15, 2013

    LOGAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan -- Between them, Staff Sgts. Anthony and Stephanie Thomas -- husband and wife assigned to 10th Combat Aviation Brigade -- have seven deployments overseas. Although they have deployed at the same time once before -- she to Iraq and he to Qatar -- they are currently deployed together, for the first time, at Forward Operating Base Shank.

  • Auburn football player finds first-string opportunity in ROTC

    Apr 30, 2014

    Playing professional football was the main goal Anderson Mack, a junior at Florida International University, had set his eyes on while playing strong safety at Martin Luther King High School in Decatur Ga. During his senior year Mack was listed as one of the best players in his position in Georgia, and was offered numerous college scholarships. But a motorcycle accident derailed his goals of professional football and set him on a course toward ROTC. Mack attends Florida International University, and is a member of the 841st Engineer Battalion, Army Reserve.

  • New maintenance facility being built at Fort McCoy

    Aug 14, 2013

    A $19 million tactical equipment maintenance facility, warehouse and organizational parking area for Equipment Concentration Site 67 is underway and expected to be complete and fully functional sometime in 2015.

  • Remembering our Korean War veterans at the Great Place

    Nov 30, -0001

    More than 150 Korean War veterans and guests gathered at Fort Hood's Club Hood to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the signing of the Korean War Armistice July 27.

  • Providers visit Belton Senior Activity Center

    Nov 30, -0001

    Six soldiers from Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), visited the Belton Senior Activity Center Aug. 8.

  • Untold Stories from Electronic Warfare Soldiers

    Aug 21, 2013

  • Presidio police share school-safety tips

    Aug 14, 2013

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Cali. -- It's that time of year again. New teachers, new faces, new students, new places. More than 23 million children have returned or are preparing to go back to school.

  • ASC briefs congressional staffers on evolving global reach, critical missions

    Aug 14, 2013

    Congressional staffers from Iowa and Illinois will be apprising elected officials on the status of Rock Island Arsenal Ill., its various missions and future following a day's worth of briefings there Aug. 13.

  • MDW meets with United States Park Police

    Aug 14, 2013

    Maj. Gen. Jeffrey S. Buchanan, Commanding General of Joint Force Headquarters - National Capital Region/U.S. Army Military District of Washington, poses with Teresa Chambers, U.S. Park Police, Chief of Police and members of the U.S. Park Police and JFHQ-NCR/MDW Command Staff during a meeting held at the Fort McNair Officer's Club, August 6, 2013.

  • Army officer wins national bobsled push championship

    Jan 29, 2014

  • Commissaries return to normal hours Aug. 18-24

    Aug 14, 2013

  • Organization to conduct cancer prevention study in local area

    Aug 14, 2013

  • MDW Recognizes Greater Washington Board of Trade

    Aug 14, 2013

    Maj. Gen. Jeffrey S. Buchanan, Commanding General of Joint Force Headquarters -- National Capitol Region/U.S. Army Military District of Washington and Mr. Egon F. Hawrylak, Deputy Commander JFHQ-NCR/MDW present Mr. Jim Dinegar, President and CEO-Greater Washington Board of Trade with a token of appreciation.

  • Check out this year's workshop for employees

    Aug 14, 2013

  • Around the Army

    Aug 14, 2013

  • Keeping Soldiers active first prong on Performance Triad

    Aug 14, 2013

  • Weapon system may move into initial production, lose experimental status

    Aug 14, 2013

  • Like father, like son

    Aug 15, 2013

    As a 20-year-old, Spc. Jerae P. Perez already has 20 years of experience in the U.S. Army.

  • John Deere engineers tour Quad City Cartridge Case Facility

    Aug 14, 2013

    Employees with John Deere tour the Quad City Cartridge Case Facility on the Rock Island Arsenal, IL

  • Employee Spotlight: Greg Yada

    Nov 30, -0001

    Employee Spotlight: Greg Yada, Project Manager, Medical Support Branch, Program and Project Management Division.

  • LDP III Q+A with Sean Harper

    Aug 14, 2013

    What is your official job title? Beaver Lake Operations Project Manager

  • MACH hours change Aug. 19

    Aug 14, 2013

  • Women's Equality Day to highlight achievements of women

    Aug 14, 2013

  • Schools gain five days due to canceled furloughs

    Aug 14, 2013

  • Showtime at the RiverCenter: September marks start of new season

    Aug 14, 2013

  • Soldier selected for softball All-Army tryouts

    Aug 14, 2013

  • Military honored during SF Giants pre-game

    Aug 14, 2013

    Presidio of Monterey, Calif. -- Service members from the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center were honored by Coca-Cola and the San Francisco Giants during a pre-game presentation at AT&T Park in San Francisco July 21.

  • Walk on the Wild Side: Open House set for Aug. 22

    Aug 14, 2013

  • Commentary: Observations and pontifications

    Aug 14, 2013

  • New season, new attitude: Doughboys hold tryouts, select 50

    Aug 14, 2013

  • 'Eyes' of Apache helicopter reach 1 million flight hours mark

    Aug 16, 2013

    The U.S. Army commemorated one million flight hours of the AH-64 Apache helicopter's Modernized Target Acquisition Designation Sight/Pilot Night Vision Sensor at a ceremony held at the Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control facility in Orlando, Fla., Aug. 8, 2013.

  • ABIC motivates instructors to embrace challenges, teamwork

    Aug 14, 2013

  • Sand Hill deals with flooding, sinkholes after recent rainfall

    Aug 14, 2013

  • CRC moving to Fort Bliss

    Aug 14, 2013

  • Rangers knock the 'rust' off during exercise

    Aug 14, 2013

    Nestled in the mountains of north Georgia at Camp Frank D. Merrill near Dahlonega, the 5th Ranger Training Battalion is responsible for overseeing the Mountain Phase of Ranger School. Soldiers assigned to the battalion spend 11 months a year making sure that the next generation of Rangers will be prepared to lead the way. Merrill's Marauder's Platoon, in particular, role plays as opposition forces during Ranger School classes.

  • Expert to speak on SHARP efforts

    Aug 14, 2013

    Leaders across the Maneuver Center of Excellence will hear presentations from retired Army Criminal Investigation Command special agent Russell Strand on sexual assault and harassment awareness training Aug. 19 at McGinnis-Wickam Hall.

  • Let's get nerdy: GEMS summer science program inspires kids in math and science

    Aug 14, 2013

    For the third year in a row, the Gains in the Education of Mathematics and Science, an extracurricular summer science education program, which enables students to experience science in a real laboratory setting, was hosted at the U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine, in Natick, Mass.

  • Devil brigade mortarmen rock Fort Bragg

    Aug 14, 2013

    Devil brigade mortarmen fired more than 30 rounds as part of a professional development training session for leaders in Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment.

  • SMDC Soldier retires

    Aug 14, 2013

    Closing one chapter to begin a new one

  • Picatinny cultivates today's teachers, tomorrow's innovators

    Aug 14, 2013

    A program here that invites a select number of students to be immersed in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) added a new element this year.

  • CECOM Software Engineering Center charts the course for providing post production software support

    Aug 15, 2013

    The U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command's Software Engineering Center is The Critical Link for providing post-production software support and ensuring that Army software systems maintain operational readiness and warfighting capabilities once they enter the sustainment phase of the life cycle.

  • Community asked to report suspicious activity

    Aug 14, 2013

    Anti-Terrorism Awareness Month reminds community to remain vigilant and report suspicious activity.

  • BTH Panama Closing Ceremony

    Aug 14, 2013

  • 2d Cav Soldiers take to the air over Grafenwoehr

    Aug 14, 2013

    U.S. Army Soldiers assigned to 2d Squadron, 2d Cavalry Regiment, boarded UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters at the Joint Multinational Training Command's (JMTC) Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany, Aug. 13, 2013, during an Air Movement Training exercise in preparation for their upcoming deployment in support of ISAF.

  • School starts without bullies

    Aug 23, 2013

    Yearlong anti-bullying campaign aims to create a safe learning environment for students

  • Bruckberg children visit Katterbach Kaserne as part of Ferienprogramm

    Aug 15, 2013

    Several children from Stadt Bruckberg visited Katterbach Kaserne Aug. 6 where they toured U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach's fire station as well as two 12th Combat Aviation Brigade helicopters.

  • Wounded warriors play their way to healing

    Aug 14, 2013

    Music helps in the recovery of our wounder warriors

  • CECOM Commander presides over CTSF Director promotion to colonel

    Aug 14, 2013

    The U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command's Commanding General, Maj. Gen. Robert Ferrell, presided over the promotion to colonel of the recently-appoint director of the Central Technical Support Facility here Aug. 12.

  • Surviving with skin cancer: A way of life

    Aug 14, 2013

    How to survive with skin cancer.

  • TRICARE moves forward with Prime service area reductions

    Aug 14, 2013

    The Defense Department will reduce the number of TRICARE Prime service areas

  • Army brothers reunite in Afghanistan

    Aug 14, 2013

    Growing up in San Juan, Puerto Rico, U.S. Army Sgt. Wilfredo Perez, a motor transport operator with Company A, 703rd Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, and his younger brother, U.S. Army Reserve Sgt. Victor Ayala, a cargo specialist with the 268th Cargo Transport Company, 18th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 16th Sustainment Brigade, out of Fort Buchanan, Puerto Rico, were very close to one another.

  • Bamberg All-stars: Karin Stiefler, Personal Property Office

    Aug 14, 2013

    "That's it?" The lady sitting across from Karin Stiefler seems surprised how easy her request was resolved. "Awesome, thank you!" the customer says, grabs her form and leaves. Within two minutes, she was ready to move on and out the door.

  • Applying for Schweinfurt schools' free/reduced school lunch program

    Aug 14, 2013

    Many families in the Schweinfurt community may qualify for their children to receive free or reduced-price meals while at school. The eligibility for this program is based on household income and family size.

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