Archive: Sep 2013

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  • Multi-component training ensures readiness of Total Army Force

    Sep 12, 2013

    First Army Division East recently demonstrated its ability to conduct multi-component training to ensure the readiness of the Total Army Force in a fiscally constrained environment, joining internal and external active duty forces with reserve-component forces and showcasing relationships built over a decade of war.

  • Alpha 307th ESB redeployment concludes following OEF mission

    Sep 11, 2013

    Forty-two members of the final group of Alpha Company, 307th Expeditionary Signal Battalion Soldiers returned home, here, on Sept. 5 one month after their redeployment began.

  • 45th Sustainment Brigade introduces Club Lightning STRIKE

    Sep 11, 2013

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- The Army physical fitness program's main goal is to provide Soldiers with a balanced training program that prepares them for the rigors of combat and training. For most, daily PT is all that is needed to keep fit and combat ready, but some Solders look for a more challenging daily workout. Now they may be in luck. Introducing Club Lightning STRIKE (Support Triathlon Kinetic Elite), an endurance club open to those who think they have what it takes to go the extra mile…or eight!

  • 8th TSC CG, NCOs build esprit de corps

    Sep 11, 2013

    FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii -- More than 500 noncommissioned officers from across the 8th Theater Sustainment Command met at Schofield Barracks, Sept. 6, to run four miles with and receive guidance from the 8th TSC's commanding general, Maj. Gen. Stephen R. Lyons. The purpose of this quarterly physical training is to reinforce physical fitness standards and to build esprit de corps, as well as connect on a more personal level between the NCOs of the 8th TSC and its leader.

  • Intrepid opens first of 9 'Spirit' treatment centers

    Sep 12, 2013

    To treat and care for service members suffering from the most severe forms of traumatic brain injury and post-traumatic stress, the first of nine planned, nationwide Intrepid Spirit Centers officially opened its doors Sept. 11, 2013, at Fort Belvoir, Va.

  • 8th STB focuses on resiliency

    Sep 11, 2013

    FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii -- The leadership of the 8th Special Troops Battalion, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, continues to enhance their Soldiers with something more powerful than weapons and equipment by finishing up another round of master resiliency training, Sept. 5, in order to keep their Soldiers strong minded and fit to fight. The purpose of the training is to enhance the performance and improve the overall strength and resilience of Soldiers, family members, and Army civilians.

  • NY Guard Soldiers' experiences part of 9/11 Tribute Center web exhibit

    Sep 12, 2013

    The ground zero experiences of five New York National Guard Soldiers are featured in a new online exhibit of the 9/11 Tribute Center. The Tribute Center released the exhibit, "The National Guard: Stories of September 11th told by those who were there," as part of the commemoration of the 12th anniversary of the terror attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.

  • Japanese, US soldiers build friendships over softball

    Sep 11, 2013

    A friendly series of softball games between Soldiers of Japan's Ground Self-Defense Force and Soldiers of 3rd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division kicked off a day celebrating the partnership for this year's Rising Thunder combined exercises at Yakima Training Center, Sept. 9.

  • Japanese snipers train on advanced techniques, field craft

    Sep 11, 2013

    Sniper-trained soldiers with the 5th Battalion, 20th Infantry regiment took a day of training with their Japanese Ground Self-Defense Force counterparts to focus on advanced techniques and field craft at Yakima Training Center, as part of this year's Rising Thunder combined exercises, Sept. 10.

  • USACE Galveston District awards $1.1 million contract for placement area DAMP

    Sep 11, 2013

    GALVESTON, Texas -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District, awarded a contract in the amount of $1,131,067 to RLB Contracting Inc., for dewatering and incremental levee raising at dredging placement areas 1 and 2 located north of the Harbor Causeway or Highway 181, on the east side of the Inner Harbor, Corpus Christi, Texas.

  • USACE Galveston District awards contract for geotechnical services at dredging placement area

    Sep 11, 2013

    GALVESTON, Texas -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District awarded a contract in the amount of $370,250.81 to Baton Rouge, La.-based Quaternary Resources Investigations LLC for core drilling, soil sampling and laboratory testing at the Sabine Neches Waterway's Placement Area 8.

  • Counting Fish in a Fluid Environment

    Sep 11, 2013

    On a hot, sultry, mid-August day, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, SWCA Environmental Consultants and TetraTech biologists seine for fish to monitor population levels of the endangered Rio Grande silvery minnow in stretches of the Rio Grande near Albuquerque, N.M.

  • Across the Battlefield and the Playing Field: Army involved in National Partnership for Head Health

    Jan 27, 2014

    BALTIMORE -- The NFL, Under Armour and GE on Sept. 4 launched Head Health Challenge II, and Army Medicine represented the Army as part of the continued effort with the NFL for Soldiers and athletes to ask for help if they've experienced a head injury. The goal of the program, guided by healthcare experts, is to improve the safety of athletes, members of the military and society overall. The Head Health Initiative is a four-year, $60 million collaboration to speed diagnosis and improve treatment for mild traumatic brain injury. Major League Baseball, Major League Lacrosse and the National Women's Soccer League are also partners in the challenge.

  • Wallisville Lake Project now issuing waterfowl hunting permits

    Sep 11, 2013

    WALLISVILLE, Texas (Sept. 11, 2013) -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District's Wallisville Lake Project Office staff is now issuing waterfowl hunting permits for the 2013-2014 season as part of the Waterfowl Management Program's hunting season.

  • Remembering Michael: Soldier strengthened by son's life, legacy

    Sep 12, 2013

    FORT LEE, Va. (Sept. 12, 2013) -- One can make the argument that only a long-lived life yields purpose and substance. Spc. Janice Matthews would beg to differ.

  • EEO professionals: Gatekeepers for fairness

    Sep 11, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - On Army installations, the responsibility for compliance with Department of the Army regulations governing Equal Opportunity-related practices and programs usually falls on the Garrison Commander who must rely on program managers to oversee requirements.

  • Local teen gains video editing skills

    Sep 11, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - A local high school sophomore gained real-world experience this summer at the Directorate of Plans, Training, Mobilization and Security's Multimedia/Visual Information Services Center.

  • Knowledge newsletter Sept. 11, 2013

    Sep 11, 2013

  • VIDEO: Petroleum specialists power Ulchi Freedom Guardian 13

    Sep 11, 2013

    Petroleum specialists keep the fuel flowing to power Ulchi Freedom Guardian 13 exercise in South Korea.

  • ASAP, chapel provide intervention training

    Sep 11, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Members of the APG community learned about suicide prevention during the Ask, Care, Escort-Suicide Intervention (ACE-SI) training held at the Main Post Chapel Aug. 21.

  • Army Materiel Command Band History

    Sep 11, 2013

    The Army Materiel Command Band was constituted January, 15 1944 as the 389th Army Band and was activated the following week at Fort Monmouth, N.J. The band has direct ties to the U.S. Army Signal Corps Band and the 13th Cavalry Regimental Band, though it does not carry their lineage and honors. The 13th Cavalry Regimental Band was organized at Fort Meade, South Dakota May 24, 1901.

  • Galleon Minute

    Sep 12, 2013

    Students from the Colombian War College visit Army South headquarters.

  • Characterizing urban terrains and building types to protect Soldiers on the battlefield

    Sep 27, 2013

    With a dramatic increase in military operations in the urban terrain, the Army recognized the importance of being able to effectively operate in a variety of urban environments. With the desire to better understand and characterize these environments, and the building types found in the urban environment, it led to the discovery that there is a need to better understand weapon effects against these building types.

  • Reservists bolster USASAC workforce

    Sep 11, 2013

    The USASAC workforce was bolstered recently with the arrival of a team of reservists from the Army Reserve Sustainment Command for their two-week annual training. The seven-member team, led by Lt. Col. Ken Tavares, is part of Army Material Command's Army Reserve Element, based out of Huntsville, Ala.

  • Over there, over here: Outgoing 102nd MP Battalion commander reflects on unit's successes

    Sep 11, 2013

    AUBURN, N.Y. - Between duty abroad and natural disasters at home, New York Army National Guard military police soldiers have accomplished a lot since 2010, according to Lt. Col. Arthur Zegers, the outgoing commander of the 102nd Military Police Battalion. Zegers passed command to Maj. Mike Fowler in a change of command ceremony Sept. 8. The battalion is the higher headquarters for the 206th, 105th, and 222nd Military Police Companies, and until earlier this year, the 107th MP Company. In the last three years, those units were either preparing to deploy, serving overseas, or ramping down from a deployment, Zegers said.

  • Strategic Landpower must remain focus for Army

    Sep 13, 2013

    The commanding general of the U.S. Army's Training and Doctrine Command said he believes the Army should increase its focus on Strategic Landpower, despite the scheduled withdrawal from major operations in Afghanistan in 2014.

  • First Sergeant James D. Cardo

    Sep 11, 2013

    First Sergeant James D. Cardo is the U.S. Army Materiel Command Band first sergeant. He is responsible for the supervision, training and mission readiness of a 40-Soldier band which supports more than 60 AMC activities and installations worldwide with over 400 performances each year. In addition, he formed and leads the AMC Four-Star Jazz Orchestra which produced the AMC Band's first album in 2011, "AMC Celebrating the Holidays." In 2012, he led the production of the "AMC 50th Anniversary" CD which showcased the musical talents and capabilities of the Army Materiel Command Band.

  • Allyn: Global readiness remains paramount despite drawdown

    Sep 11, 2013

    The commander of U. S. Army Forces Command, Gen. Daniel B. Allyn, addressed "Global Responsiveness and Regional Engagement" during the Maneuver Warfighter Conference at McGinnis-Wickam Hall's Marshall Auditorium Sept. 10.

  • Officials dedicate new Traumatic Brain Injury treatment center at Fort Belvoir

    Jan 27, 2014

    Military leaders in partnership with Fort Belvoir Community Hospital and the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund officially dedicated a new $11 million facility dedicated to the treatment of wounded warriors who suffer from Traumatic Brain Injury and Post Traumatic Stress.

  • Training to achieve readiness at the best value

    Sep 11, 2013

    FORSCOM Deputy Chief of Staff, G-8, and the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Cost and Economics (DASA-CE) develop a pilot program to train and certify individuals in cost management at all levels of planning and execution. The Cost Management Basics Certification course was developed and its first class graduated all phases of instruction Aug. 29, 2013 at Fort Bragg, N.C.

  • President Taft to be honored on birthday

    Sep 12, 2013

    The 27th President of the United States (1909 - 1913) William Howard Taft will be honored on his Birthday with an Armed Forces Full Honor Wreath Laying Ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery, Sept 15, at 9:00 a.m. in section 30.

  • Columbus Botanical Garden: Get in touch with nature, horticulture

    Sep 11, 2013

  • Fort Drum conducts mass casualty exercise involving active shooter

    Sep 11, 2013

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- More than 100 emergency response professionals from Fort Drum and the local community recently took part in a full-scale mass casualty exercise at Wheeler-Sack Army Airfield, where Soldiers enjoying a leisurely cookout by the river underwent a simulated brutal attack.

  • Commentary: Dirty deeds, done dirt cheap

    Sep 11, 2013

  • Black Knights drop to 1-1, lose to Ball State

    Sep 11, 2013

    Larry Dixon scored on a 71-yard touchdown run on the game's third play from scrimmage, but Ball State (2-0) scored 37 unanswered points to seize control and went on to 40-14 victory over Army (1-1) Saturday afternoon at Scheumann Stadium.

  • WIAMan Warrior Injury Assessment Manikin Project

    Sep 17, 2013

    Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md. (Sept. 11, 2013) -- The U.S. Army Research Development and Engineering Command uses data from Iraq and Afghanistan war injuries with new biomedical and sensor improvements to create a new manikin to with industry, academia, Army Medical Command and the Office of the Secretary of Defense.

  • Crosstown rivalry showdown: Hardaway defeats Columbus 21-7

    Sep 11, 2013

  • Patriots pull away from Red Jackets 26-8

    Sep 11, 2013

  • Easy ways to eliminate calories for your children, Family

    Sep 11, 2013

  • ASAP to host events for suicide awareness this month

    Sep 11, 2013

  • Are you prepared for disaster?

    Sep 11, 2013

  • What to do when you see a stray pet

    Sep 11, 2013

    Although you may think you are helping by picking up a stray or lost animal -- think again. Andrea Hoffman, owner and director of the Tricounty Animal Rescue Center, said there are reasons why you shouldn't let a strange animal into your home. Tricounty Animal Rescue is contracted to pick up animals on Fort Benning.

  • CFC to kickoff with dodgeball

    Sep 11, 2013

  • Picatinny Community Remembers 9-11, Sacrifices Made by Service Members

    Sep 11, 2013

    Picatinny community members gathered on this anniversary of the Sept. 11th 2001 terrorist attacks for a solemn wreath ceremony near the Visitor Center to commemorate the attacks and the sacrifices made by American service members in the 12 years that that have followed.

  • COURTS-MARTIAL

    Sep 11, 2013

  • Undersecretary visits Georgia

    Sep 11, 2013

  • Responder demystifies calling Military Crisis Line for help

    Sep 11, 2013

  • Suicide: Work as team to prevent it

    Sep 11, 2013

  • 9/11 ANNIVERSARY: Remembering the victims

    Sep 11, 2013

  • Coalition forces remember 9/11 at Bagram Air Field

    Sep 11, 2013

    Hundreds of people crowded into the main courtyard of the Joint Operations Center at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, Sept. 11, 2013, to attend a ceremony remembering the tragic events of this day 12 years ago.

  • 926th Medical preps for deployment

    Sep 11, 2013

    The small size of the 926th Medical Detachment (Preventive Medicine) stands in stark contrast to the magnitude of its mission. The 13-member unit provides sanitary inspections, epidemiological support, industrial hygiene, air, water, and soil sampling, and pest management for deployed units spread across large areas of operation. The 926th last deployed in support of Operation New Dawn from 2010-2011 and will head to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom in October. The unit recently completed its weeklong culminating training exercise Aug. 19-23 at McKenna MOUT site in preparation for an upcoming deployment. The CTE involved observer and controllers from 44th Medical Brigade, 14th Combat Support Hospital, subject matter experts from Public Health Command Region South, OPFOR role players from 3rd Squadron, 16th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Battalion, 81st Armor Regiment, and IED support from MCoE Counter IED Team.

  • Natick Soldiers, civilians remember 9/11

    Sep 18, 2013

    At exactly 8:46 a.m., the Soldiers and civilians of the Natick Soldier Systems Center took a moment to pause and remember 9/11.

  • Post awarded longleaf conservation grant

    Sep 11, 2013

    The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation announced $3.1 million in grants will be awarded to 15 partners of Chattahoochee Fall Line Conservation Partnership in support of preserving the longleaf pine ecosystem, including $350,000 to aid Fort Benning's restoration efforts. The announcement was made Sept. 4 at Oxbow Meadows Environmental Learning Center. Grants are funded through Longleaf Stewardship Fund, which aims to restore more than 14,000 longleaf pine habitats and 140,000 acres for management practice, technical assistance and education to private landowners.

  • Fort Benning welcomes new Armor commandant

    Sep 11, 2013

    The Armor School's newest commandant and Chief of Armor Col. Leopoldo A. Quintas was greeted by the Maneuver Center of Excellence and Fort Benning community during a welcome ceremony Sept. 5 in McGinnis-Wickam Hall's Marshall Auditorium.

  • MCoE rolls out self-study program

    Sep 11, 2013

    The Maneuver Center of Excellence, in support of Armywide plans for leader development, has instituted the Maneuver Self-Study Program. The program, which was identified by MCoE commanding general Maj. Gen. H. R. McMaster as one of his initiatives in 2012, consists of books, articles, doctrine, films, lectures and practical application exercises to help educate maneuver leaders about the nature and character of war, as well as their responsibilities to prepare Soldiers for combat, lead them in battle, and accomplish the mission.

  • Maneuver conference under way

    Sep 11, 2013

    The Army's Infantry, Armor and Cavalry communities are coming together for the 2013 Maneuver Warfighter Conference in McGinnis-Wickam Hall, which runs through Friday. Keynote speakers from across the Army will address the conference's theme, "Developing a Common Vision to Adapt the Maneuver Force for the Challenges of Tomorrow."

  • Army gives green light for procurement of 3rd Stryker Double-V Hull brigade

    Sep 12, 2013

    The Project Manager for the Stryker Brigade Combat Team received the approval from the Army Acquisition Executive to begin the procurement of a 3rd brigade of Stryker Double V-Hull vehicles.

  • Data thieves see smartphones as way to get personal info

    Sep 11, 2013

    Data thieves see smartphones as way to get personal info Smartphones are big sellers in the cellphone market. They can perform many of the functions of a personal computer, and like the computer, you need to keep the phone secure.

  • Pentagon quilts forever commemorate victims of 9/11

    Sep 11, 2013

    Gracing a corridor in the Pentagon, some 50 quilts are on public display after being sent as gifts by Americans who wanted to express their feelings after the terrorist attacks of 9/11.

  • Oekoprofit: City recognizes garrison for conservation initiatives

    Sep 11, 2013

    WIESBADEN, Germany - The U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden was among more than 30 companies and organizations recognized by Wiesbaden Lord Mayor Sven Gerich and other city officials for their conservation efforts during a ceremony at Wiesbaden's City Hall Aug. 29. Col. David Carstens, USAG Wiesbaden commander, and members of the garrison's Directorate of Public Works team were honored for the U.S. military community's ongoing participation in the city-wide Oekoprofit initiative which annually brings representatives together throughout the year to share ideas and success stories aimed at protecting the environment, making better use of resources and building sustainably.

  • Fort Campbell Remembers September 11

    Sep 11, 2013

    Today marks the 12-year anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks in which nearly 3,000 Americans lost their lives. The terrorist attacks that led to the Global War on Terror have affected the lives of Soldiers, Families and communities across the nation. As the country takes the time to reflect and remember the attacks, the Fort Campbell community pays its respects in a different way. On this solemn day they honor the fallen by continuing to train and prepare to serve their nation.

  • Community athletes run 25 hours in city's annual charity effort

    Sep 11, 2013

    WIESBADEN, Germany - It wasn't the nicest weekend for a run in the park, but 100s of U.S. military community members joined their host nation neighbors for the annual 25-Hour Kurpark Run Sept. 7-8. The annual event, hosted by the Wiesbaden Sports Promotion Organization, saw six American teams among the more than 70 different groups fielding between 10 and 25 runners each (depending on whether entering as a "competitive" team or a "fun" team) helping raise money for youth sports programs.

  • Soldier Spotlight: Getting to know 1st Lt. Marlon A. Colon

    Sep 11, 2013

    Soldier Spotlight: Getting to know 1st Lt. Marlon A. Colon

  • USAREUR honors former Wiesbaden lord mayor for friendship, support

    Sep 11, 2013

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Former Wiesbaden Lord Mayor Dr. Helmut Müller was awarded the Outstanding Civilian Service Medal during a ceremony in the Gen. Shalikashvili Mission Command Center Aug. 28. Lt. Gen. Donald Campbell Jr., U.S. Army Europe commander, presented Müller with the medal before a standing room only crowd of Soldiers and civilians.

  • Don't be left hung out to dry: Schweinfurt's dry-cleaning options

    Sep 13, 2013

    The on-post dry-cleaning shop has closed at U.S. Army Garrison Schweinfurt, but community members are still able to drop off their laundry to get dry-cleaned at the Conn Shoppette.

  • V Corps honors Germany military badge recipients, thanks Bundeswehr for support in final ceremony

    Sep 11, 2013

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Members of V Corps gathered for one last ceremony on Wiesbaden's Clay Kaserne before officially inactivating on Sept. 15. As German and American guests looked on in the Tony Bass Fitness Center Sept. 6, Col. John Spiszer, V Corps chief of staff, talked about the storied unit's longstanding relationship in Germany -- more than six decades -- and thanked German Bundeswehr partners for their support and help in encouraging members of the corps to be recognized with host nation marksmanship and fitness awards.

  • Schweinfurt's youth sports program in contention for national award

    Sep 11, 2013

    U.S. Army Garrison Schweinfurt's Child Youth and School Services' Youth Sports and Fitness program is a finalist in the National Alliance for Youth Sports Award of Excellence.

  • Schweinfurt to offer German-American job fair

    Sep 11, 2013

    The U.S. Army Garrison Schweinfurt Soldier and Family Assistance Center, the Integrationsbeirat Schweinfurt, the Wirtschaftsjunioren Schweinfurt, the Handwerkskammer Unterfranken and Schweinfurt Expats are to present the first ever German-American Job Fair.

  • Patriot Day Message

    Sep 11, 2013

    This year, let us lend our strength and our compassion as we pay tribute to the victims of 9/11, as we honor those who responded, and as we thank those who unite in service to defend this great nation.

  • USAG Ansbach walks, runs, wears yellow to bring awareness to suicide prevention

    Sep 11, 2013

    A 3-kilometer run/walk Sept. 6 was organized by the garrison Army Substance Abuse Program, in coordination with Morale, Welfare and Recreation, to commemorate September as Suicide Prevention Awareness Month.

  • Commentary: Eight tips every Army spouse should know

    Sep 11, 2013

    Jessica Jacobs, an Army wife of six years and mother of two shares several tips to make PCSing easier.

  • Patriot Day spotlight graphic

    Sep 11, 2013

    Patriot Day spotlight graphic

  • 2013 Patriot Day and National Day of Service and Remembrance tri-signed letter

    Sep 11, 2013

    2013 Patriot Day and National Day of Service and Remembrance tri-signed letter

  • 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony held on Torii Station

    Sep 11, 2013

  • Winnefeld: National Guard program one of nation's best foreign policy bargains

    Sep 11, 2013

    The National Guard State Partnership Program is "one of the best foreign policy bargains our nation has," the vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said at the 2013 Reserve Forces Policy Board Annual Dinner in Arlington, Va., Sept. 4, 2013.

  • Army Reserve needs warrant officers: aviation, logistics, signal, others

    Sep 11, 2013

    For non-commissioned officers with strong character and strong leadership skills who want to give their careers a boost, becoming a U.S. Army Reserve warrant officer might be the answer.

  • Army scientist shares STEM lessons with students, teachers

    Sep 18, 2013

    NATICK, Mass. (Sept. 11, 2013) -- Stephanie Marcott takes time out of her busy life, even on the weekend, to enrich others' lives through her passion for science.

  • U.S. Army Reserve participates in Water Security and Conflict Resolution Summit

    Sep 10, 2013

    A member of the U.S. Water Partnership, the U.S. Army Reserve is collaborating to share engineering, transportation and medical expertise in the efforts to assure the world's population has access to safe and secure water.

  • No battle buddy left behind

    Sep 10, 2013

    If you find yourself in trouble in Deagu on a weekend night don't be surprised if you find a group of Americans wandering the streets looking for you. The group is comprised of American Soldiers in civilian clothes. Their only purpose is to help you.

  • Maintenance Support Team repairs Mega Star System

    Sep 10, 2013

    Soldiers from the Maintenance Support Team, Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 41st Signal Battalion, were air lifted in a Black Hawk Helicopter to the Madison Communication Tower site near Seoul, South Korea Aug. 28 to conduct quarterly maintenance.

  • 94TH AAMDC HOSTS PRAYER BREAKFAST

    Sep 10, 2013

    In an effort to keep soldiers spiritually fit and to strengthen their character and values, the 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command hosted a prayer breakfast on Sept. 6, 2013 at the Hale Ikena Hotel here.

  • Brig. Gen. Chinn Meets With Troops

    Sep 10, 2013

    Brig. Gen. K.K. Chinn, the Deputy Commanding General Afghan Development South, CJFT 101 RC-East, tours FOB Thunder to see progress of the Afghan National Army while U.S. Army Soldiers continue work with their ANA counterparts as advisors to support the ANSF taking the lead. Also available in high definition

  • Never leave a fallen comrade

    Sep 10, 2013

    Every Soldier knows it. The words are woven into the very creed Soldiers serve by -- the Warrior Ethos.

  • Soldier-driven designated driver program sees results

    Sep 10, 2013

    Designated drivers are on call at all times, along with a designated driver coordinator, whose job it is to recruit drivers and organize dates and times for them to cover. Each driver has an eight-hour shift from 8 p.m. to 4 a.m. The company's staff duty desk has the drivers' contact information at all times. Contact information is typically sent in text messages among the junior Soldiers in the company.

  • Behind the scenes: Course teaches basics of digital forensics field

    Sep 10, 2013

    Marcos Jimenez could say that he got to go deep behind the scenes of popular TV crime shows last month when he took a cyber security course, since the glammed-up shots of TV investigators digging through cell phones, computers and other devices have real-life roots in the digital forensics field.

  • JBSA transition program leads charge, offers soldiers personalized experience

    Sep 10, 2013

    SAN ANTONIO -- As U.S. Army Installation Management Command implements the final phase of the Veterans Opportunity to Work Act, Joint Base San Antonio is ahead of the Oct. 1 deadline, good news for soldiers according to Army Career and Alumni Program staff.

  • AMSAA team receives the Dr. Wilbur B. Payne

    Sep 12, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- The Army Materiel Systems Analysis Activity received the Dr. Wilbur B. Payne Award for excellence in analysis, which recognizes practical defense decision making and the highest standards of professionalism in research analyst.

  • Corps park ranger rescues drowning teenager in Martins Fork Lake

    Sep 10, 2013

    SMITH, Ky. (Sept. 5, 2013) -- A U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District park ranger rescued a drowning teenager in Martins Fork Lake over the Labor Day weekend.

  • 2013 Army Pentagon Health Fair

    Sep 10, 2013

    WASHINGTON (Sept. 10, 2013)--The Army will kick-off its annual health fair Sept. 12, from 9 to 10 a.m., with an opening ceremony at the Pentagon Center Courtyard stage. Deputy Chief of Staff, G-1 Lt. Gen. Howard B. Bromberg to host Thursday's event, which amplifies Army suicide prevention/ intervention effort and resilience-building in Department personnel. This year's theme is "Shoulder to Shoulder: Standing Ready and Resilient. Col. Gregory A. Gadson, commander of U.S. Army Garrison Fort Belvoir, is the featured speaker. Gadson, an active duty officer and a double-limb amputee, is slated to share his personal story about facing adversity and his journey to resilience.

  • Two Soldiers graduate from medical laboratory technician program at Keller

    Sep 10, 2013

    WEST POINT, N.Y. (Sept. 6, 2013) -- Six months of intense didactic learning combined with six months of clinical rotations paid off as two Soldiers graduated from the Medical Laboratory Technician program Sept. 6 at Keller Army Community Hospital.

  • Stallions: Serving those whose war never ends

    Sep 10, 2013

    SAN ANTONIO -- "Thank you for coming." To some people, these four words may not mean much, but when said by Wounded Warriors at the Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, they can mean the world.

  • IMCOM's 2013 Suicide Prevention PSA

    Sep 10, 2013

    September is suicide prevention month. Suicide prevention rests upon proactive, caring and courageous people who recognize signs of danger and take immediate action.

  • SHARP: Soldiers need character in addition to competence

    Sep 11, 2013

    To eliminate sexual assault in the Army, all Soldiers are going to need more than just the know-how to do their jobs," said the new SHARP program director. "They're also going to need character -- to ensure they uphold Army values."

  • 2013 IMCOM's National Domestic Violence Awareness Month PSA

    Sep 10, 2013

    October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. It is observed every October in order to educate, inform, and recognize domestic violence and its effects on Army Families. Stand with U.S. Army Installation Management Command in ending Domestic Violence -- Recognize It, Report It, Prevent It."

  • MEDCOM Announces Best Warrior Competition Winners

    Sep 10, 2013

    Humidity and high heat smothered the woodland. The only sounds were crickets hiding in the grass and cicadas humming in the trees. Suddenly a huge explosion ripped through the morning and a scream echoed--"I'm hit; I'm hit."

  • Army North personnel gather for prayer, fellowship, food during Prayer Luncheon

    Sep 10, 2013

    Members of the U.S. Army North (Fifth Army) leadership join their fellow Soldiers and civilians in prayer during the Army North prayer luncheon Sept. 5 in the historic Quadrangle.

  • Pediatric Clinic shares benefits of patient-centered care model

    Sep 10, 2013

    The Patient Centered Medical Home approach to health care embraces several successful principles. At the core of these concepts is the idea that each patient has a personal and ongoing relationship with a provider.

  • September 3, 2013 -- CSA's Remarks at Army Cyber Command Change of Command (As Delivered)

    Sep 10, 2013

  • Army North welcomes new commanding general, bids farewell to former leader

    Sep 10, 2013

    The Army tapped one of U.S. Army North's own to be the next to lead the command. Lt. Gen. Perry Wiggins took command of Army North (Fifth Army) from Lt. Gen. William Caldwell IV during a ceremony Sept. 4 in the historic Quadrangle and also assumed responsibility as the senior commander for Fort Sam Houston and Camp Bullis.

  • AMC announces environmental awards

    Sep 10, 2013

    The Army Materiel Command on Aug. 29 announced four Environmental Awards and two Green Awards for fiscal 2012.

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