Archive: Sep 2013

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  • SMA Chandler speaks to Soldiers in Kuwait, Afghanistan

    Sep 25, 2013

    Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond Chandler III spoke to Soldiers in various regions of Kuwait and Afghanistan, this week.

  • Community encouraged to submit issues for this year's AFAP

    Sep 25, 2013

    AFAP issues help improve the U.S. Army community

  • Army surgeon general visits USARIEM

    Sep 26, 2013

    During a visit to the U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine, the Army surgeon general and commanding general of the U.S. Army Medical Command learned more about the important work being done here for service members.

  • Watervliet, with $10M in new contracts, is still Army Strong after 200 years

    Sep 25, 2013

    Watervliet Arsenal announced today more than $10 million in new contracts for two different types of 155mm howitzer tubes for the U.S. Army. These new contracts will add to the $4.3 million contract announced last month for experimental mortar work and to the more than $27 million in new work announced last spring, said Ray Gaston, the arsenal's chief of Production Planning and Control.

  • Fall Fest cancelled

    Sep 30, 2013

    The city of Bamberg has announced the cancellation of the planned Fall Fest at Zollnerstrasse, originally scheduled to begin Oct. 12.

  • AMRDEC participates in Auburn engineering event

    Sep 25, 2013

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (Sept. 25, 2013) -- Leaders from across the Aviation and Missile Research Development and Engineering Center attended Auburn Engineering Day, Sept. 10 at Adtran's Mark C. Smith Conference Center in Cummings Research Park.

  • New tool aids DTS compliance program

    Sep 25, 2013

    Tools helps identify DTS errors

  • Soldier Spotlight: Getting to know Chief Warrant Officer III Quincy D. Williams

    Oct 25, 2013

    Soldier Spotlight: Getting to know Chief Warrant Officer III Quincy D. Williams

  • Army awards final technology for renewable and alternative energy MATOC

    Sep 26, 2013

    -- A group of qualified biomass technology contractors was identified and awarded 13 Multiple Award Task Order Contracts (MATOC) by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville, working with the Army Energy Initiatives Task Force (EITF).

  • Good Neighbors awarded for USFK support

    Sep 24, 2013

    Thirteen people were recognized for their generosity, support and improvements to the garrison during the annual USFK 'Good Neighbor Award' presentation here, Sep. 23.

  • Yongsan leaders reaffirm friendship

    Sep 24, 2013

    Members of the Yongsan-gu Korean American Friendship Council (KAFC) gathered at the Yongsan Capital Hotel to celebrate and discuss their efforts to strengthen the friendship between Republic of Korea and the United States, Sept. 13.

  • EOD Soldier breaks world record

    Sep 24, 2013

    HONOLULU, Hawaii -- 1st Lt. Ashley Sorensen of the 303rd Explosive Ordnance Disposal Battalion, 8th Military Police Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, based out of Schofield Barracks, attempted a new world record at the University of Hawaii-Manoa track today, by running a mile in 11 minutes, 6 seconds, while wearing a fully functional bomb disposal suit weighing more than 75 pounds

  • Corps of Engineers, Community Clean-up Fort DeRussy for National Public Lands Day

    Sep 24, 2013

    More than 35 volunteers collected trash and debris at Fort DeRussy in Waikiki Sept. 21 in honor of National Public Lands Day.

  • Japanese, US soldiers run in annual race

    Sep 24, 2013

    Hundreds of runners, including more than 50 Japanese Ground Self-Defense Force soldiers, took part in the third annual Howard's Medical Army Base Race during a break in Operation Rising Thunder exercises, Sept. 21.

  • Corps of Engineers deploys to support emergency operations for Colorado flooding

    Sep 24, 2013

    DENVER -- The U.S Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) continues to help ensure the safety of drinking water and the integrity of wastewater systems for Coloradans affected by the recent severe storms and devastating floods.

  • Dr. Altendorf Interview

    Nov 30, -0001

    Dr. Christine Altendorf, Director of the Army's SHARP Program, discusses instituting a cultural change in the Army.

  • Army civilian lands two service awards for making a difference

    Sep 26, 2013

    Rickey Peer sits in his fourth floor office at Rock Island Arsenal recounting how he came to the Quad Cities. Today, he's a Project Manager for Ammunition Depot Automation at the Joint Munitions Command, where he oversees the automation of logistics for depot operations. And it all began following that interview at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff.

  • Quartermaster Museum adds "Huey" to exhibit

    Sep 24, 2013

    Members of the Aerial Delivery and Field Services Department, U.S. Army Quartermaster School, moved a Bell UH-1H Iroquois "Huey" helicopter into the museum Sept. 24. The helicopter will be part of a new exhibit to help tell the story of aerial delivery's sling load mission.

  • Taking time for health means more resilient force

    Sep 25, 2013

    Personal health and fitness took center stage at the U.S. Army Installation Management Command town hall, Sept. 20, 2013, in San Antonio.

  • AMC attracts civilians to resiliency training

    Sep 26, 2013

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The federal employee is living in a culture of declining budgets, changing mission requirements and only eight hours to make a difference and many employees use resiliency innately to overcome these challenges. However, resiliency can still be learned and strengthened.

  • Odierno answers questions at his first virtual town hall

    Sep 25, 2013

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno held his first virtual town hall, Sept. 24, 2013, where he fielded questions on a range of topics, including the budget, mental health counseling, and readiness.

  • Army Ten-Miler shadow run held at Bagram Air Field

    Sep 24, 2013

    More than 700 U.S. and coalition force service members and civilians representing eight different countries gathered in the early morning to participate in a shadow run for the 29th Annual Army Ten-Miler hosted by Combined Joint Task Force - 101, at Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan, Sept. 22.

  • Weather Surprise

    Sep 24, 2013

    In March 2003, just four months out of flight school, I found myself deployed to Iraq. For the most part, progression was uneventful, except for those dust landings at night under night vision goggles. There was a lot to learn and a short period of time to learn it.

  • JMC Commanding General Visits Crane Army Ammunition Activity

    Sep 24, 2013

    Crane Army Ammunition Activity hosted Brig. Gen. Kristin French, Commanding General of U.S. Army Joint Munitions Command, Sept. 23, presenting an overview of the Activity's operations and efforts toward improving its production effectiveness and efficiency.

  • Regional military commanders discuss security in the NCR

    Sep 24, 2013

    A moment of silence remembering the victims of the Navy Yard shooting started the Joint Force Headquarters - National Capital Region quarterly Commander's Conference held at the National Defense University at Fort Lesley J. McNair, Sept. 19.

  • Reinforcing Safety, Security during an Active Shooter Incident is Key

    Sep 24, 2013

    Being aware of your surroundings is a theme repeated often to Crane Army Ammunition Activity employees during active shooter training; training that is seen as key for survival, especially in light of the recent shooting at the Washington Navy Yard.

  • RIA conducts ceremony honoring 7 retirees

    Sep 24, 2013

    The Rock Island Arsenal, Ill., community said goodbye to seven of its members in a ceremony in Heritage Hall Sept. 19. The retirees leave with a combined 200-plus years of service to the nation.

  • Soldier breaks world record in bomb-suit run

    Sep 25, 2013

    Explosive Ordnance Disposal officer 1st Lt. Ashley Sorensen set a new world record, Sept. 23, 2013, running a mile while wearing a fully functional bomb-disposal suit weighing more than 75 pounds.

  • Fort Knox teen named Youth of the Year, earns $20,000 college scholarship, serves as youth advocate

    Sep 25, 2013

    ARLINGTON, Va., September 13, 2013 - Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) named RaShaan Allen the 2013-2014 Military Youth of the Year in a reception held at the Women in Military Service for America Memorial in Arlington, Va. A member of Devers Youth Center in Fort Knox, Ky., RaShaan will receive a $20,000 scholarship, and serve as BGCA's official youth advocate for military teens.

  • Army installations partner with DEA for National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

    Sep 24, 2013

    SAN ANTONIO -- One of America's leading causes of death is currently lurking in your bathroom cabinet, kitchen or bedside table: prescription drugs. To combat this killer, U.S. Army Installation Management Command is participating in the National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day Oct. 26. This initiative aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the general public about the potential for abuse of medications.

  • Matching tradition: 'Dustoff' lifts patient care to higher level

    Sep 25, 2013

    The MedEvac platoon at Forward Operating Base Fenty, Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan, is comprised of Soldiers from the Michigan and New Hampshire National Guard, and continues the Dustoff tradition of providing timely aid to injured service members on or off the battlefield.

  • Capital Shield 2014: First responders to train in nation's capital

    Sep 25, 2013

    Capital Shield 2014 is a joint training exercise in the National Capital Region that runs from Sept. 30 thru Oct. 3, 2013, and is hosted by the Joint Force Headquarters - National Capital Region.

  • IMCOM announces senior enlisted leadership change

    Sep 25, 2013

    SAN ANTONIO -- U.S. Army Installation Management Command announced a new senior enlisted advisor, Sep. 13. Command Sgt. Maj. Jeffrey S. Hartless has been selected as IMCOM's next command sergeant major, taking the place of Command Sgt. Maj. Earl Rice, who is retiring after 32 years of service in the U.S. Army.

  • Enduring Freedom - SFAT Maintenance

    Nov 30, -0001

    The future of Afghanistan depends on the strength of the Afghan National Army and it's abilities to maintain it's combat service support, Staff Sergeant Jose Ibarra tells us how U.S. and Afghan forces are working side by side to make it happen. Interviews: MAJ Kurt Hinton, Team Chief CW2 Albert Granville, Maintenance Advisor Security Force Assistance Team 3204 Produced by SSG Jose Ibarra Combined Task Force Dragoon Public Affairs Office. Visit 2CR website: http://www.army.mil/2cr 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

  • Eagle Brigade NCO reenlists to serve

    Sep 24, 2013

    Master Sgt. Lynne Ostricki-Schley re-enlisted with the 181st Infantry Brigade Sept. 12., at brigade headquarters on Fort McCoy, Wis.

  • Freedom File - SFAT Maintenance

    Nov 30, -0001

    The future of Afghanistan depends on the strength of the Afghan National Army and it's abilities to maintain it's combat service support, Staff Sergeant Jose Ibarra tells us how U.S. and Afghan forces are working side by side to make it happen. Interviews: MAJ Kurt Hinton, Team Chief CW2 Albert Granville, Maintenance Advisor Security Force Assistance Team 3204 Produced by SSG Jose Ibarra Combined Task Force Dragoon Public Affairs Office. Visit 2CR website: http://www.army.mil/2cr 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

  • Making stronger Soldiers

    Sep 24, 2013

    Camp Phoenix, Afghanistan -- Task Force Lifeliner's 101st Special Troops Battalion Chaplain, Capt. Jason Price, travels throughout Afghanistan to educate soldiers on suicide. The program Price teaches is called the Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST). This class gives the soldiers tools, tips and ideas on how to mitigate, and in most cases, prevent suicide. As suicide remains one of the Army's top priorities, this class is instrumental in raising awareness and saving lives particularly in high stress environments.

  • Army, NASA centers share expertise in logistics, production

    Sep 26, 2013

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. (Sept. 26, 2013) -- Engineers from the Aviation and Missile Research Development and Engineering Center are collaborating with engineers at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center to share knowledge on similar expertise and practices being carried out by both centers.

  • Soldiers at Fort Leonard Wood honor five fallen warriors

    Sep 24, 2013

    Five military police Soldiers who made the ultimate sacrifice in support of U.S. military efforts in Afghanistan were remembered by the U.S. Army Military Police Corps Regiment during a memorial tribute, Sept. 23. The ceremony was held on the U.S. Army Military Police Corps Regimental Memorial Grove, at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., which is the home of the Military Police Corps Regiment.

  • Army awards final technology for renewable and alternative energy MATOC

    Sep 24, 2013

    A group of qualified biomass technology contractors was identified and awarded 13 Multiple Award Task Order Contracts by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Engineering and Support Center-Huntsville, working with the Army Energy Initiatives Task Force.

  • Lt. Gen. Raymond V. Mason (biography)

    Sep 24, 2013

    Lt. Gen. Raymond V. Mason (biography)

  • Congressional support critical in acquisition landscape

    Sep 24, 2013

    Fostering congressional support and understanding of Army acquisition practices and policies is essential in executing appropriated taxpayer funds to support Soldiers and their families.

  • Calm, cool and confident

    Nov 30, -0001

    On a cool dusty morning, Task Force Lifeliner soldiers conducted weapons qualification training to sharpen their skill sets and maintain unit readiness.

  • SLIDESHOW: USAG Grafenwoehr gets a new name

    Sep 24, 2013

    U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria, which includes the communities of Grafenwoehr, Vilseck, Hohenfels and Garmisch, is officially renamed from U.S. Army Garrison Grafenwoehr, Sept. 24.

  • Local trains, explained

    Sep 24, 2013

    Insider's tips for scoring the best travel deals in Germany and beyond

  • Making stronger soldiers

    Nov 30, -0001

    Task Force Lifeliner's 101st Special Troops Battalion Chaplain, Capt. Jason Price, travels throughout Afghanistan to educate soldiers on suicide.

  • Army Air Operations Group hosts National Defense University interns

    Sep 24, 2013

    The U.S. Army Air Operations Group hosted a number of interns from the National Defense University at Fort Lesley J. McNair, Aug. 5. The group of interns received a capabilities brief and a tour of a VH-60 helicopter. The interns are from various centers within the Institute for National Strategic Studies (INSS).

  • All-Army wins second consecutive Armed Forces Softball crown

    Sep 26, 2013

    Staff Sgt. Kenny Turlington of Camp Humphreys, South Korea, went 5-for-5 with four home runs to lead All-Army to a 23-8 victory over All-Air Force in the gold-medal game of the 2013 Armed Forces Softball Championships at Fort Sill, Okla., Sept. 19, 2013.

  • Crane Army Green Belt Reduces Document Nonconformities

    Sep 24, 2013

    Crane Army Ammunition Activity recently completed a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt project designed to reduce the number of nonconformities written under International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 9001:2008, Clause 4.2.3, Control of Documents.

  • Crane Hosts POW/MIA Recognition Ceremony

    Sep 24, 2013

    Crane Army Ammunition Activity joined with Naval Support Activity Crane, and Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division, in hosting its annual Prisoner of War/Missing in Action Recognition Day Ceremony at the base club Sept. 19.

  • Indiana Guardsman shaves head for cancer charity

    Sep 24, 2013

    Soldiers keep their hair closely cropped per regulation, but one female Indiana National Guard Soldier shaved her head for cancer awareness during an event to help a fellow Guardsman, Sept. 14, 2013, at the Shelbyville, Ind., National Guard Armory.

  • Community's 'bootprint' is now U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria

    Sep 24, 2013

    USAG Grafenwoehr officially becomes USAG Bavaria in a designation ceremony

  • CJTF Paladin offers training for Female Engagement Team members

    Sep 24, 2013

    Five U.S. Army Soldiers are the first to take part in a new counter-improvised explosive device training course designed by Combined Joint Task Force Paladin specifically for Female Engagement Team members, at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan.

  • Spouses make songpyeon for ROK Soldiers

    Oct 9, 2013

    A few Soldiers of HHC, USAG-Y and spouses of army officials visited the Yongsan-Gu office building and, with the women's association of Yongsan, made songpyeon for ROK soldiers, Sep 17.

  • Weekly parade sharpens discipline for Afghan soldiers

    Sep 24, 2013

    KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan -- Every Saturday, the 205th Corps, Afghan National Army, conduct a ceremonial marching parade at Camp Hero in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, to sharpen their discipline as they continue full transfer of security responsibility.

  • Army North deputy CG closes out illustrious career

    Sep 24, 2013

    Fort Sam Houston civilians, military members and the local community gathered together to bid farewell to Maj. Gen. Adolph McQueen Jr. during a Sept. 17 retirement and tattoo ceremony in the historic Quadrangle.

  • Army North Provost Marshal conducts table top discussion on force protection

    Sep 24, 2013

    Members of the U.S. Army North (Fifth Army) Provost Marshal/Protection Directorate conduct a table-top discussion on force protection for Army North and their partner agencies, services and commands via video teleconference Sept. 19 in the Army North main conference room.

  • Florida Panthers skate in to visit Soldiers, families at CFI, WFSC

    Sep 24, 2013

    Members of the Florida Panthers professional hockey team visited wounded warriors and their families at the Warrior and Family Support Center and the Center for the Intrepid as part of a familiarization tour Sept. 19.

  • Bold Quest testing coalition capabilities for future

    Sep 25, 2013

    More than 1,000 coalition forces from 12 allied nations gathered at five training centers across Indiana to participate in Bold Quest 13.2, Sept. 8-21, 2013.

  • Heroic efforts of Fort Carson MedEvac company save lives in Colorado floods

    Sep 24, 2013

    Three Army Medicine MedEvac crews from Fort Carson, Colo., deployed to flood areas this week to assist in evacuation and rescue efforts.

  • Torii Station hosts luau for spouses of deployed Service members on Okinawa

    Sep 23, 2013

    Rain could not dampen the spirits of the more than 240 people that turned out for the deployed Spouse Luau on Torii Station on Sept. 21, 2013.

  • Assistant Secretary of the Army visits USAKA

    Sep 25, 2013

    Tours infrastructures on Kwajalein, Roi-Namur

  • 'Tomahawks' from three battalions gather for 23rd Infantry Regiment Run

    Nov 30, -0001

    In the early morning hours of Sept. 19, 2013, members of the 23rd Infantry Regiment "Tomahawks" - to include 1st Battalion from 3-2 Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 7th Infantry Division; 2nd Battalion from 4-2 SBCT; and 4th Battalion from 2-2 SBCT - gathered at the Battle of Chipyong-ni Memorial Rock in front of 1-23's Battalion headquarters. They assembled to take part in a three-mile regiment run, which was followed up with information about the 23rd Infantry Regiment Tomahawk Association. It was the first time in recent memory that the entire 23rd Regiment was gathered together in one place, at the same time.

  • Navy officer visits USAARL

    Sep 23, 2013

    Capt. Jeffrey Andrews, commanding officer of Naval Medical Research Unit-Dayton visits the U.S. Army Aeromedical Research Laboratory at Fort Rucker, Ala. Sep. 18.

  • Cadet District Engineer Program Offers A Hands-On USACE Experience

    Sep 25, 2013

    The Honolulu District hosted two U.S. Army cadets this summer as part of the Cadet District Engineer Program (CDEP). This program allows ROTC and U. S. Military Academy cadets the opportunity to gain first-hand construction and engineering experience with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE). Cadets are typically assigned for a month of training at USACE Districts to assist with work on civil, mechanical, electrical, or environmental engineering projects. The program provides them exposure to the USACE mission and educates them about future career opportunities. In their own words, here is what these cadets experienced:

  • Brown-bag lunches offer unique way to mentor at the 409th Contracting Support Brigade

    Sep 27, 2013

    KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany - The 409th Contracting Support Brigade here is taking a back-to-basics approach for professional development with brown-bag lunches.

  • Combat Arts program provides creative therapy to Veterans with PTSD

    Sep 23, 2013

    The paintings and sculptures hanging in the Southwestern University art gallery this month evoke immediate and powerful emotions from visitors -- awe, anger, horror, sadness -- even though the artists who created them would never have seen themselves picking up a paint brush, until now.

  • Q&A with Charlie E. Williams Jr., DCMA director

    Sep 23, 2013

    Questions and Answers with the director of the Defense Contract Management Agency, Charlie E. Williams, Jr.

  • Combined Joint Contracting Support: Talisman Sabre 13

    Sep 23, 2013

    CENTRAL QUEENSLAND, Australia - For U.S. and Australian military contracting and finance experts operating out of the Defence Support and Reform Group here, Talisman Sabre was more than a joint exercise. It was a real-world mission that demanded high-level, collaborative efforts to source a variety of complex requirements needed by a broad spectrum of exercise participants.

  • 'Dagger' Soldier selected to wrestle for his country

    Sep 23, 2013

    Capt. William "Billy" Simpson, a field artillery officer with 1st Battalion, 7th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, was recently accepted into the U.S. Army's World Class Athlete Program. He will receive the support and training to compete and succeed in national and international competitions including the Olympic Games while maintaining a professional military career and promoting the U.S. Army to the world.

  • Paratrooper dedicated to readiness, resiliency of fellow troopers

    Sep 23, 2013

    If you're looking for a noncommissioned officer who cares about the readiness and resiliency of fellow troopers here, you'd be hard pressed to find someone more dedicated to that mission than Sgt. Brian P. Hamilton with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team.

  • Dr Altendorf Interview

    Sep 23, 2013

    Dr. Christine Altendorf, Director of the Army's SHARP Program, discusses instituting a cultural change in the Army.....

  • 2nd Annual APG Oktoberfest: "All Are Willkommen!"

    Sep 23, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - The sights, sounds and smells of Germany return to APG soon as the 2nd Annual APG Oktoberfest kicks off at 4 p.m., Friday, Oct. 11. The 3-day event continues all day Saturday, Oct. 12 and from noon to 6 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 13.

  • First Lego League team now forming

    Sep 23, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Back to school means new learning opportunities. Children ages 9 to 14 who are interested in robotics can join the APG South (Edgewood) youth center's FIRST Lego League team, the Eagle Botz.

  • MD 22 Gate to remain closed weekends

    Sep 23, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Many installation residents would like to see the MD 22/Harford Boulevard gate open at night and on weekends. The gate currently is open 5 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Friday; closed Saturday, Sunday and federal holidays.

  • APG remembers Patriot Day

    Sep 23, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - The APG community marked the 12th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks during the 2013 Patriot Day Remembrance Ceremony at the Main Post Chapel Sept. 11.

  • Raiders pass Seahawks partnership

    Nov 30, -0001

    The 4-2 Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 7th Infantry Division "Raiders" passed the Seattle Seahawks "12th Man" flag to the 446th Airlift Wing in a "change of partnership" celebration held at the Warrior Zone recreational facility on Lewis North, Sept. 10.

  • Touchdown for military appreciation

    Sep 23, 2013

    Maj. Gen. Larry D. Wyche, Combined Arms Support Command and Fort Lee commanding general, prepares to toss a CASCOM coin to start the Virginia State University football game Saturday.

  • September is for preparedness

    Sep 23, 2013

    WHEELER ARMY AIRFIELD, Hawaii -- Emergencies affect hundreds of people every year.

  • 'Raiders Return' celebration welcomes back Stryker brigade

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers from 4-2 Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 7th Infantry Division, took center stage as they marched in a parade and then joined residents and community members of the city of Lakewood, Wash., during a "Raiders Return" celebration, Sept. 15.

  • Authority to spend taxpayers' dollars rests with just a few

    Sep 23, 2013

    Only a select few people have the authority to obligate money on behalf of the U.S. government. If, without understanding the rules, a person obligates the U.S. government without that authority, they may be instead obligating themselves as a party to the contract.

  • Sappers prepare newest Soldiers for deployment

    Sep 24, 2013

    Soldiers assigned to the 570th Sapper Company conducted a five-day training exercise at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., Sept. 16-20, 2013, that providing leadership with evaluations in preparation for deployment to Afghanistan next year.

  • ACAP sets Soldiers up for career success

    Sep 23, 2013

    FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii -- Transitioning from military life back into the civilian world often is a stressful time for Soldiers.

  • Successful weekly family night program returns

    Sep 23, 2013

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- The return of the popular weekly family night programs at both Schofield Barracks and Aliamanu Military Reservation, this month, means a busy time for the U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii's Religious Support Office.

  • DRASH training at Fort McNair

    Sep 23, 2013

    Soldiers from the U.S. Army Military District of Washington participated in a three-day training event on how to properly set up MDW's Deployable Rapid Assembly Shelter (DRASH), at Fort Lesley J. McNair, Sept. 17 -- 19.

  • Military retirees celebrated at Fort Sill's 35th Annual Retiree Appreciation Days

    Sep 24, 2013

    About 350 military retirees and spouses attended the 35th Annual Retiree Appreciation Days open house at Rinehart Fitness Center Sept. 19, 2013. It was the beginning of a three-day event to celebrate military retirees.

  • Odierno speaks to West Point 'Firsties'

    Sep 23, 2013

    U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno addresses Firsties (senior cadets) during his visit to the United States Military Academy, at West Point, N.Y., Sept. 20, 2013.

  • McNerney's Medal of Honor Enshrinement

    Sep 23, 2013

    U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno, the McNerney family, former members Alpha Company and the command team of the 1st Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Division attend the 1st Sgt. David McNerney Medal of Honor Enshrinement Ceremony at the Smithsonian National Postal Museum in Washington, D.C. Sept. 22, 2013. During the ceremony the Smithsonian Institution accepted McNerney's Medal of Honor into the National Postal Museum collection. It will be displayed in the National Stamp Salon of the William H. Gross Stamp Gallery.

  • Good interpersonal skills important for making installation site visits a success

    Nov 30, -0001

    As a site coordinator for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Defense Logistics Agency Program, I play an important role in making installation visits a success, navigating through the unexpected events and keeping interpersonal relationships on an even keel with base personnel and within my team. To support DLA's audit goals, our USACE teams are visiting its facilities worldwide to assess environmental and facility conditions and to inventory real property.

  • New Zealand Visit

    Sep 23, 2013

    U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno and New Zealand Chief of Army Maj. Gen. Arthur David Gawn co-host the Eight Pacific Armies Chiefs Conference in Auckland, New Zealand Sept. 9, 2013.

  • U.S. Army Chief of Staff Visits West Point

    Sep 23, 2013

  • USAREUR: a continued push to change culture, eliminate sexual assault, harassment

    Sep 23, 2013

    USAREUR's initiative toward SHARP is a push to change the culture to one in which no Soldier, at any level, tolerates sexual harassment or assault, all Soldiers are held accountable for their actions, and all victims are protected.

  • Corps releases Final EIS on Massachusetts Department of Transportation's South Coast Rail Project

    Sep 24, 2013

    CONCORD, Mass. -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District has released the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) on the Massachusetts Department of Transportation's South Coast Rail proposal to establish commuter passenger rail service between Boston and the cities of New Bedford and Fall River, Mass. The FEIS was prepared in cooperation with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to serve as a joint FEIS/Final Environmental Impact Report (FEIR) pursuant to the Massachusetts Environmental Policy Act (MEPA).

  • Former commander visits FORSCOM headquarters, shares knowledge with current staff

    Sep 23, 2013

    Retired Army Gen. Charles C. Campbell returned to U.S. Army Forces Command (FORSCOM), Sept. 19, for a look at the command's Marshall Hall headquarters complex, and to conduct a professional development discussion on leadership perspectives in managing change.

  • Europe Comes to Hohenfels

    Sep 23, 2013

    Soldiers, civilians and family members came together for the USAG Hohenfels Community Bazaar to enjoy food, friends and a myriad of items from across Europe.

  • Eisenhower Army Medical Center Reopens Hyperbaric Chamber

    Sep 23, 2013

    After being without a doctor to oversee procedures for over a year the hyperbaric chamber at Dwight D. Eisenhower Army Medical Center has reopened with four doctors trained to oversee procedures. The chamber is the only clinical multiplace chamber in the U.S. Army.

  • Picatinny observes National POW/MIA Recognition Day

    Sep 23, 2013

    National Prisoner of War/ Missing in Action (POW/MIA) Recognition Day was observed here on Friday. POW/MIA Day is observed across the nation on the third Friday of September each year. More than 83,000 Americans are missing from World War II, the Korean War, the Cold War, the Vietnam War and the 1991 Gulf War.

  • Joint Multinational Training Command hosts exercise Combined Endeavor 2013

    Sep 24, 2013

    Representative formations of 38 nations, including the U.S., gathered on a Camp Aachen's parade field at the Joint Multinational Training Command's Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany, Sept. 12,2013, marking the start of the U.S. European Command's Exercise Combined Endeavor 2013.

  • Soldiers on Okinawa Train with IED Simulators

    Sep 23, 2013

    U.S. Army Pacific Command instructors were on Okinawa last week training Soldiers from different units how to use Improvised Explosive Device Effects Simulation training kits.

  • Teacher builds alliance communication between KATUSAs, U.S. Soldiers

    Sep 23, 2013

    KATUSAs from 70th Brigade Support Battalion, 210th Fires Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, participate in English class given by Kandida Gendron, the spouse of Maj. Wayne Gendron, 70th BSB operations officer, in Casey education center on Camp Casey, South Korea.

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