Archive: Jan 2014

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  • STRIKE BRIGADE CASES THEIR COLORS

    Feb 4, 2014

    STRIKE BRIGADE CASES THEIR COLORS

  • Fantasy meets reality for NFL fans

    Jan 28, 2014

    JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Hawaii -- Service members and their Families lined a security fence anxiously awaiting National Football League Pro Bowl all-stars to begin their practice Jan. 23.

  • AWTC opens to enhance AWG's capabilities

    Jan 28, 2014

  • No-cost solution to cumbersome problem saves time, cuts expenses

    Jan 28, 2014

    It didn't take long for Peter Ankner to maximize a job's potential by suggesting a better way to meet mission requirements here. His idea cost nothing to implement, and cut man hours and expenses in half.

  • Band of Brother's Easy Company returns from Afghanistan, ends era

    Jan 30, 2014

    The last group of Soldiers of the 4th Brigade Combat Team "Currahee," 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), consisting mainly of Soldiers with the 2nd Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, returned home in the early hours of Jan. 26, 2014, marking the end of an era for the brigade.

  • Army World Class Athletes Visit Iowa and Minnesota Classrooms

    Jan 28, 2014

    Army World Class Athletes (WCAP) provid demonstrations and educational presentations to high school and college students in Iowa and Minnesota.

  • Hagel Leads Martin Luther King Jr. Remembrance Event

    Jan 28, 2014

    King was an American pastor, activist, humanitarian and leader in the African-American Civil Rights Movement who was assassinated in 1968 in Memphis, Tenn. In 1964 King received the Nobel Peace Prize for combating racial inequality through nonviolence and was posthumously awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom and the Congressional Gold Medal. Martin Luther King Jr. Day was established as a U.S. federal holiday in 1986.

  • Things are Looking up for Recruiters in Cambridge, Minn.

    Jan 30, 2014

    Students artwork decorates ceiling of Army recruiting center

  • Soldiers run toughest little marathon around in Waco, Texas

    Jan 28, 2014

    WACO, Texas -- Fourteen Soldiers of Division West's 120th Infantry Brigade made their way to participate in the 11th Annual Miracle Match Marathon here, Sunday.

  • Army Contracting Command announces annual award winners

    Jan 28, 2014

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - The U.S. Army Contracting Command presented 29 individual and four team awards for excellence in acquisition, contracting and small business at a ceremony at Fort Bliss, Texas.

  • Plan now to see FREE shows in DC

    Apr 1, 2014

    Thousands of visitors to our Nation's Capital have enjoyed the best show in town absolutely FREE. Plan your school, family or organization's trip this spring and summer to include watching the U.S. Army Military District of Washington's time-honored tradition of a "Twilight Tattoo."

  • Tab it! The Large Value of Small Things

    Jan 31, 2014

  • Red Sox Medical Director meets with Army Surgeon General, MEDCOM Experts

    Jan 28, 2014

    Dr. Larry Ronan, medical director for the Boston Red Sox visited the Office of the Surgeon General on January 14, for a briefing on the Performance Triad and an update on progress made in traumatic brain injury (TBI) and the Comprehensive Solder Fitness Program.

  • Marines from the 13th MEU train with 42nd CAB aviators for air assault

    Nov 30, -0001

    Marines from the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit train for a joint-branch air assault exercise with UH-60 Black Hawks operated by A Company, 3rd Battalion, 142nd Attack Helicopter Company, 42nd Combat Aviation Brigade, Jan. 17, 2013, on Camp Buehring, Kuwait. The 42nd CAB, New York Army National Guard, operates rotary winged aircraft in the region in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, and regularly trains with other U.S. military branches to enhance joint service capabilities. (New York Army National Guard photo by 1st Lt. Jean Marie Kratzer/Released)

  • Marines from the 13th MEU train with 42nd CAB aviators for air assault

    Nov 30, -0001

    Marines from the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit train for a joint-branch air assault exercise with UH-60 Black Hawks operated by A Company, 3rd Battalion, 142nd Attack Helicopter Company, 42nd Combat Aviation Brigade, Jan. 17, 2013, on Camp Buehring, Kuwait. The 42nd CAB, New York Army National Guard, operates rotary winged aircraft in the region in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, and regularly trains with other U.S. military branches to enhance joint service capabilities. (New York Army National Guard photo by 1st Lt. Jean Marie Kratzer/Released)

  • Marines from the 13th MEU train with 42nd CAB aviators for air assault

    Nov 30, -0001

    A Marine from the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit leaps from a UH-60 Black Hawk operated by A Company, 3rd Battalion, 142nd Attack Helicopter Company, 42nd Combat Aviation Brigade, in a joint-branch air assault exercise involving reinforcing and clearing a mock town on Jan. 20, 2013, near Camp Buehring, Kuwait. The 42nd CAB, New York Army National Guard, operates rotary winged aircraft in the region in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, and regularly trains with other U.S. military branches to enhance joint service capabilities. (N.Y. Army National Guard photo by Spc. Harley Jelis/Released)

  • Marines from the 13th MEU train with 42nd CAB aviators for air assault

    Nov 30, -0001

    Marines from the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit train for a joint-branch air assault exercise with UH-60 Black Hawks operated by A Company, 3rd Battalion, 142nd Attack Helicopter Company, 42nd Combat Aviation Brigade, Jan. 17, 2013, on Camp Buehring, Kuwait. The 42nd CAB, New York Army National Guard, operates rotary winged aircraft in the region in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, and regularly trains with other U.S. military branches to enhance joint service capabilities. (New York Army National Guard photo by 1st Lt. Jean Marie Kratzer/Released)

  • FBI team learns mobility and survivability skills at NWTC

    Jan 31, 2014

    HEADQUARTERS, U.S. ARMY ALASKA, FORT WAINWRIGHT, Alaska - As U.S. Army Alaska's missions grow and expand, so too does its partnerships and ties with allies abroad and at home.

  • What AR 600-20 Means to Me

    Jan 30, 2014

    AR 600-20 - Army Command Policy - is, in my mind, the most important document with which an officer should be intimately familiar

  • Large scale radio technology demonstration at the Army's Electronic Proving Ground

    Jan 28, 2014

    The Army's Electronic Proving Ground (EPG) recently conducted a large scale technology demonstration of a new radio waveform at Fort Huachuca.

  • Facebook Celebrated as 500th PaYS Partner at Army All-American Bowl

    Jan 30, 2014

    Social media giant recognized as 500th PaYS partner

  • Suicide is a real issue

    Jan 28, 2014

    If you ask a person if they know someone who has committed suicide or been affected by it, more than likely, their answer will be "yes." In the Army, the stress and experience of deployments can weigh heavy on a Soldier's heart, not to mention home life, which can also be rocky at times.

  • Army Advocates Agree; Army Bowl at Alamo City Awesome

    Jan 31, 2014

    U.S. Army All American Bowl week gives U.S. Army Recruiting Command a chance to impress selected centers of influence from across the nation, providing these advocates the chance to see that Army service is about developing the whole person.

  • DC Health & Fitness Expo Becomes a Test Marketing Exercise for Army Medicine's Performance Triad

    Jan 28, 2014

    NBC4 in Washington, D.C., hosted its 21st Annual Health and Fitness Expo at the D.C. Convention Center in January. The venue provided Army Medicine an opportunity to share its Performance Triad messages regarding its 3 tenants: sleeping better, moving more throughout the day, and making better nutrition choices.

  • Detroit Arsenal Family Represents at National Competition

    Jan 29, 2014

    A family from the Detroit Arsenal was recently selected as a top five finalist for the Boys and Girls Clubs of America's Triple Play Family Fit Challenge in Venice Beach, Calif. Jan. 10-12.

  • Alamo City Hosts Army's All American Outreach Effort

    Jan 31, 2014

    Future NCAA and NFL players weren't the only stars at the 2014 U.S. Army All-American Bowl the first week of this month.

  • Troopers compplete tour, return home

    Jan 28, 2014

    FORT HOOD, Texas -- Soldiers assigned to the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, cased the brigade and battalion colors July 27, 2013, to prepare for a nine-month deployment to Afghanistan.

  • Action Plans

    Mar 18, 2014

    A host of stakeholders speak frankly on what the Army needs to do to preserve its industrial base

  • Capability developers recognized for excellence

    Jan 28, 2014

    Seven members of the Army Capability Developments Community of Practice captured annual awards recently for outstanding leadership, innovation, flexibility and overall excellence in accomplishing their capabilities development duties.

  • Practice Makes It Permanent

    Jan 31, 2014

    "Don't succumb to excuses. Go back to the job of making the corrections and forming the habits that will make your goal possible." Vince Lombardi

  • Patriot Battalion hosts Vanguard fires forum

    Jan 28, 2014

    Field artillery officers with 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, met for a fires forum, Jan. 15, on Fort Stewart, Ga.

  • Cottonbalers reintegrate, celebrate successful deployment

    Jan 28, 2014

    Soldiers of 3rd Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, gathered for a ball at the Riverside Marriott in Savannah, Ga., Jan. 18, 2014.

  • Recruiter Leadership and the Future Soldier

    Jan 28, 2014

    Leading with a positive impact

  • Army Materiel Command's Commanding General Visits Holston Army Ammunition Plant

    Jan 29, 2014

    Commanding general of Army Materiel Command visits, tours Holston Army Ammunition Plant.

  • Meet and greet highlights interesting Soldiers at Natick

    Jan 29, 2014

    For the first time ever, the personnel working at the Natick Soldier Systems Center were able to put faces to those busy testing new systems behind the scenes … the Soldiers.

  • Army ROTC Building America's Future Leaders

    Jan 28, 2014

    Two students make the jump from JROTC to the ROTC program at Georgia State University.

  • Mustang soldiers immortalized on Warriors Walk

    Jan 28, 2014

    The morning of Jan. 16, 2014, was brisk and windy, but the sun was shining as the weather seemed to echo the bittersweet mood of a ceremony at the Warriors Walk on Fort Stewart, Ga., to commemorate the lives of two soldiers, who made the ultimate sacrifice during combat operations while assigned to 6th Squadron, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division.

  • FORSCOM command team visits NTC

    Jan 28, 2014

    U.S. Army Forces Command commanding general and command sergeant major visit the Army National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif. to discuss the recent training rotation of the 3rd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division this January. This rotation was based on a Pacific-focused scenario that fully integrated a Japanese Ground Defense Force unit.

  • Band of Brother's Easy Company returns; End of an Era

    Feb 4, 2014

    The last group of Soldiers of the 4th Brigade Combat Team "Currahee", 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), consisting mainly of Soldiers with the 2nd Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, returned home in the early hours of Jan. 26, 2014, marking the end of an era for the brigade.

  • Task Force Vanguard changes mission, cases colors as they depart Afghanistan

    Jan 28, 2014

    The 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division cased its colors Nov. 21 on Forward Operating Base Shank as it ends its mission in Afghanistan and hands responsibility for Logar and Wardak provinces to the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division.

  • Prospect Hill rocks the Marshall Islands

    Jan 28, 2014

    Up and coming rock band plays three shows for residents

  • MICC contracting officer bound for leadership program

    Jan 28, 2014

    A member of the Mission and Installation Contract Command has been selected for the U.S. Army Acquisition Support Center's Competitive Development Group/Army Acquisition Fellows Program.

  • Fort Drum artillery battery receives Henry A. Knox Award

    Jan 28, 2014

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Since artillery is one of the most devastating armaments of firepower for any ground force, the U.S. Artillery School at Fort Sill, Okla., recognizes the best active-duty artillery battery in the Army each year with the Henry A. Knox Award. This year, for exceptional achievement and overall unit excellence, A Battery, 2nd Battalion, 15th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (LI), took home the prestigious honor.

  • Local singing group searches for new voices

    Jan 28, 2014

    'Encores' aim to strengthen community ties with its multinational singing group based in Grafenwoehr

  • IT 'team of teams' wires MK for success

    Jan 28, 2014

    The unsung heroes charged with creating an information infrastructure at MK Air Base capable of connecting users across units, echelons, services, nations and, indeed, the world typically work away from the limelight in obscure rooms and corners and speak a virtually unintelligible dialect of acronyms, network names and mechanical nomenclature. Yet the viability of the passenger transit mission at MK and perhaps even the contemporary concept of military operations hinges on the efforts of quiet professionals who establish electronic infrastructure and the "geek squads" that react to steady state connectivity crises.

  • Life YOUniversity Feb-March

    Jan 28, 2014

  • UPDATE: Fort Jackson to reopen Thursday

    Jan 29, 2014

    Fort Jackson personnel should report to work no later than 8:30 a.m. tomorrow, Thursday, Jan. 30. Key and Essential personnel should report at normal times. Fort Jackson's DoDEA schools will operate on a normal schedule.

  • Comprehensive Soldier and Family Fitness launches new social media platform Army-wide

    Jan 29, 2014

    The Comprehensive Soldier and Family Fitness program launched a new social media platform Jan. 27, 2014, called ArmyFit, for Soldiers, their families and Army civilians.

  • Army researchers inspire commercial rifle fire control systems

    Jan 29, 2014

    Researchers at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory go about their business every day working on projects to help better serve the military and its members who protect our country. Sometimes the research inspires commercial companies to do additional research and expand on certain aspects to develop products of their own.

  • U.S., Canada partner to upgrade Canadian howitzer

    Jan 31, 2014

    The Canadian Army has enlisted the help of Picatinny Arsenal, N.J., engineers to evaluate the life-span of their World War II-era C3 Howitzer.

  • Chaplain Corps History: The Four Chaplains

    Jan 28, 2014

    When the U.S. Army Transport Dorchester was struck by a German submarine, Feb. 3, 1943, four Army chaplains spread out among the Soldiers, calming the frightened, tending the wounded and guiding the disoriented toward safety.

  • Healthy New Year: 'Love Your Heart' kicks off ECFT 2014

    Jan 29, 2014

    On the first day of each year, people vow to make the year ahead their healthiest and fittest ever. Many times, however, that pledge never sees fruition. Even with the greatest intentions, all too often people lose their motivation after a month or two. The 2014 Eagle Challenge Fitness Tour, set to kickoff in February, offers the Fort Campbell, Clarksville, Hopkinsville and Oak Grove communities a challenging and fun way to keep those fitness goals, through a 10-month program of fitness activities for all levels of fitness and age groups. "We introduced the tour last year and encouraged people who weren't in a fitness lifestyle, to get off the couch and to try some new things and to make it a regular part of their life," said Melissa Schaffner, Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Marketing Manager. "Last year we had more than 1,000 participants."

  • Bye bye birdie: UH-1B Iroquois removed from front of T-39

    Jan 29, 2014

    For more than 40 years, Soldiers, Family members, retirees, Veterans and visitors to Fort Campbell entered Gate 4 and passed by a vintage UH-1B Iroquois helicopter in front of Building T-39 on Screaming Eagle Boulevard. Bitterly cold winds and an overcast winter sky marked the end of that era Jan. 17 when 101st Combat Aviation Brigade Headquarters Soldiers removed the "Huey" from its podium for a complete restoration after years of weather damage and general wear and tear. "The helicopter itself has fallen on hard times. We have been working as hard as we can, doing all the things we know to do, to try and get that helicopter refurbished … It has been a battle and finally come to the point where we can't patch it together any longer," said John O'Brien, installation historian with the Pratt Museum. "[Garrision Commander] Col. [David "Buck"] Dellinger and Col. [Thomas] Drew, [commander of] the 101st Combat Aviation Brigade have done a tremendous thing in working together to get that aircraft restored."

  • 1-1 ADA Iron Men and Women

    Nov 30, -0001

    There are a few, perhaps more than a few, words and phrases service members use to describe those that stand apart from the rest of the formation. Such individuals are called "high-speed" or "hard-core." They are the fastest, the strongest, and the bravest among us. They are the first to accept a challenge and the last to accept defeat. They are the winners; they are featured on posters inside a recruiter's office. In short, they are those that go above and beyond.

  • Capt. "Renoll-saince" Man embraces Ikebana

    Nov 30, -0001

    There are a few soldiers who spend their off-duty time on overseas tours in barracks or housing units playing video games. Most take advantage of their off-duty time to experience some of the cultural highlights. And then there are those like Capt. Christopher Renoll, the intelligence officer assigned to 1st Battalion Air Defense Artillery. As Renoll prepares to depart Okinawa for a consecutive overseas tour in Korea, there is little he can say that he has not experienced on Okinawa. He is the First Battalion, First Air Defense Artillery "Snake Eyes" Battalion's foremost cultural ambassador. Throughout his tour which extended over three years, Renoll immersed himself in the Japanese culture, embracing everything from the local Okinawan cuisine to the language, authentic dress, calligraphy, and his favorite ikebana.

  • Army soldiers commemorate Dr. King's accomplishments on Okinawa

    Nov 30, -0001

    On Jan. 14, soldiers and family members gathered to recognized the incredible accomplishments of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Most of the people sitting in the ballroom of the Schilling Community Center were too young to have witnessed King give his speech referred to as "I Have a Dream" from the Lincoln Memorial Aug. 28, 1963. Many hadn't even been born when he was assassinated April 4, 1968.

  • USAG Daegu Housing Service Office

    Jan 27, 2014

  • Warrior Brigade Gets New CSM

    Jan 27, 2014

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- Command Sgt. Maj. Michael Crosby passed the symbolic Noncommissioned Officers' Sword and the responsibility of senior enlisted advisor of the 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division to Command Sgt. Maj. Jeffrey Sweezer in a ceremony on Weyand Field here Jan. 24.

  • Army to open 33,000 positions to female Soldiers in April

    Jan 28, 2014

    The Office of the Secretary of Defense recently notified Congress of the Army's intent to open those 33,000 positions to women. The change is expected to take place in April 2014.

  • FALLEN COMRADES

    Feb 5, 2014

    It was the largest number of veterans given a service together at one time in a National Cemetery in California history. On May 20, hundreds of people gathered at the Sacramento Valley National Cemetery (SVNC), in Dixon, Calif., including Fairfield Recruiting Center Commander Sgt. 1st Class Shawnae Walker, Staff Sgt. Alexander Perez, Staff Sgt. Joshua Hughes, Staff Sgt. Randy Powell and Sgt. Eric Saint--Erne. It was a warm day with a light breeze, perfect weather for honoring 35 veterans found by the Missing in America Project (MIAP). All 35 remains were misplaced, lost, forgotten or unclaimed due to no surviving family or records being lost. The comrades never received military honors and respect was never paid.

  • Soldier versus winter in the 372nd Engineer Brigade Best Warrior Competition

    Nov 30, -0001

    Competitors overcame the winter climate conditions to claim the 372nd Engineer Brigade's Best Warrior title at Fort McCoy on March 10-14, 2013. Soldiers competed in the weeklong competition in the two categories as junior enlisted soldiers and non-commissioned officers.

  • Families gather to light candles in memory of lost service members

    Nov 30, -0001

    One at a time, families walked up the aisle of St. John Lutheran Church to light a candle in honor of loved ones Nov. 2.

  • Military engineers helps build homes for Navajo Nation

    Jan 28, 2014

    Soldiers from the 389th Engineer Company, stationed in Middletown, Iowa, along with Navy Seabees and Air Force engineers, worked with the Southwest Indian Foundation in Gallup, N.M., this September, to provide homes for the Navajo Nation.

  • Taking it back

    Nov 30, -0001

    Cpl. Lance Clifford, intelligence analyst, 301st Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, 416th Theater Engineer Command, McCord, Wash., is competing in the 2013 Army Reserve Best Warrior Competition June 23-28.

  • Army, veterans groups focus on reintegration for Soldiers

    Jan 29, 2014

    Army leaders discussed budget issues, challenges of transition, Army future, and health of the force with veterans' service organizations and military service organizations, Jan. 24, 2014, at the Pentagon.

  • Reserve competitors prove they're anything but part time

    Nov 30, -0001

    Twenty-three competitors awoke at 4 a.m. to a brisk November morning, strapping on boots, donning ballistic vests and clipping on helmets. They stepped out into the darkness of the Virginia morning, not knowing their day would last until darkness returned.

  • Sapper Leader Course helps turn Soldiers into premier combat engineers

    Jan 28, 2014

    The Sapper Leader Course is an engineer specific 28-day course designed to turn Soldiers into Sapper leaders. During the challenging course, Soldiers are transformed into elite combat engineers by becoming experts in specific engineer tasks, infantry skills, mountaineering, airborne and air assault operations.

  • Don't fall into complacency on workplace safety

    Jan 27, 2014

    Army Corps of Engineers Huntsville Center aims for its safest year ever

  • Reserve soldier takes second at DA Best Warrior

    Nov 30, -0001

    With simulated gunfire and mortar rounds blowing up all around them, the best Soldiers from the Reserve, Guard and active duty take off on their week-long journey to become this year's Best Warrior.

  • Free Income Tax preparation available

    Jan 27, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - The 2014 Aberdeen Proving Ground (APG) Installation Tax Program is a joint effort of the Client Services Division (CSD), Office of the Staff Judge Advocate, and the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA) of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Directed by the CSD, the program provides free tax assistance each year to qualifying active duty service members, retirees, and Family members. Active duty service members are those military members currently holding an active duty ID card. Reserve component service members who are not mobilized more than 30 days are not eligible for services and should contact their individual units for assistance.

  • Soldiers commemorate 10-year deployment anniversary

    Nov 30, -0001

    The 416th Engineer Command Association commemorated the anniversary of its 10-year union of Iraqi Freedom recently. The dinner began with posting of the colors, a toast, and a solemn dedication to fallen comrades by honoring those who were not here to break bread. An empty chair, a table set, and other symbolic references were set up to honor those military members who have paid the ultimate sacrifice and were not able to join in the anniversary.

  • Army Reserve soldiers get northern exposure

    Nov 30, -0001

    U.S. soldiers traveled to a remote area in northeast Canada called Goose Bay, Nov. 18, 2013, to meet with Canadian service members and other Canadian government officials. The purpose of the trip was to determine whether 416th Engineer Command units, along with Army National Guard explosive ordnance disposal personnel could assist with some expansive construction projects.

  • Challenge inspires LEGO fun

    Jan 27, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Friendly competition, learning, teamwork and fun were emphasized during the third annual FIRST LEGO League (FLL) Challenge at the U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command headquarters Jan. 18.

  • Military members serve community, judge JROTC competition

    Nov 30, -0001

    The commands called out by the platoon leaders were decisive. Each group marched with precision, taking sharp turns and smooth pivot steps. They answered questions with confidence, stood ready for inspection and even snapped their weapons to drills with commanding presence.

  • Manella, Fromm named Army Reserve's Best Warriors for 2013

    Nov 30, -0001

    The U.S. Army Reserve Command announced the winners of the 2013 Army Reserve Best Warrior Competition today at the Noncommissioned Officer Academy here.

  • School receives national kudos

    Jan 27, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - For Elasha Colby, it was an extraordinary day to be a student at Aberdeen High School (AHS). "The name `Aberdeen' doesn't always seem to mean as much as other schools in this county," said Elasha, 16, a senior. "So this really means a lot to our school. It's a great opportunity for us."

  • Maj. Gen. David J. Conboy and Command Sgt. Maj. Robert L. Stanek visit BTH-Panama 2013

    Nov 30, -0001

    COLON, Panama (May 20, 2013) - U.S. Army and Air Force members welcomed Maj. Gen. David J. Conboy, command general of the 416th Theater Engineer Command and Command Sgt. Maj. Robert L. Stanek, Command Sergeant Major of the 416th, as they visited service members deployed in support of Beyond the Horizon-Panama 2013 here May 21.

  • Military child donates hair for a noble cause

    Jan 27, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - An APG military child recently donated 15 inches of her own hair to benefit her peers suffering from long-term medical hair loss.

  • Speaker brings King's words to life

    Jan 27, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - For an enrapt audience of more than 500 Soldiers, civilians, retirees, Family members and students, The Rev. Dr. John G. Moore Sr. brought new life and meaning to the powerful, timeless words of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at the annual ceremony in memory of the slain civil rights leader hosted by Team APG at the Myer Auditorium Jan. 16.

  • Grant Library serves the community

    Jan 27, 2014

    Children's tiny feet slap the ground and giggles fill the air, as their little hands reach for a book to look at before Story Time begins. An adult sits down with a book in hand and quiet quickly washes over the room as the children take their places to listen.

  • Fort Hood chaplains -- bonded by family ties and service to their country

    Jan 27, 2014

    Family upholds their chaplain legacy at Fort Hood, Texas.

  • 1-61 Graduation and Family Day winter weather changes

    Jan 27, 2014

    The impending winter storm set to hit Fort Jackson beginning Tuesday afternoon has prompted changes to the Family Day Wednesday, Jan. 29 and Basic Combat Training Graduation Thursday, Jan. 30.

  • Ladies Show Support To Deployed Troops Overseas

    Jan 28, 2014

    Many organizations across the United States have come together to show support to the troops deployed overseas. Care packages are carefully put together and sent to Soldiers serving in deployed areas like Iraq and Afghanistan. One particular group that stands out for their continuous support to deployed troops is the Twisted Sisters based out of southwest Chicago, Ill.

  • Brig. Gen. Devine retirement ceremony

    Nov 30, -0001

    After 41 years and a legacy of distinguished, meritorious service, Brig. Gen. Michael D. Devine, 301st Maneuver Enhancement Brigade commanding general, retired from the United States Army Reserve.

  • 42nd CAB Aviators train on USS New Orleans

    Nov 30, -0001

    Pilots from 1st Battalion, 189th General Support Aviation Battalion, with pilots from New York, Delaware and Montana, now under the 42nd Combat Aviation Brigade, practice deck landing qualifications with UH-60 Blackhawks on the USS New Orleans (LPD-18) on Jan. 23, 2014, somewhere in the Arabian Gulf. U.S. Army aviation assets and the U.S. Navy conduct joint-service littoral (near shore) training missions to build familiarity with each other's equipment and procedures. The 42nd CAB, N.Y. Army National Guard, is currently deployed to Kuwait in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. (N.Y. Army National Guard photo by Spc. Harley Jelis/Released)

  • Reserve soldiers make splash in Best Warrior Competition

    Nov 30, -0001

    The Army Reserve Command scored big in this year's Department of the Army Best Warrior competition, winning first place in the Noncommissioned Officer category and placing second in the Soldier category.

  • Nine Soldiers named to 2014 U.S. Olympic Team

    Jan 28, 2014

    Nine Soldiers in the U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program are members of the U.S. Olympic Team that will compete or coach at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games, scheduled for Feb. 7-24, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. The United States Olympic Committee officially announced the team Jan. 27, 2014.

  • 416th conducts operational readiness meeting

    Nov 30, -0001

    The 416th Theater Engineer Command recently held a Force Generation Readiness Review meeting to discuss its progress and status in keeping soldiers and units ready and resilient.

  • Utah Army Reserve Command hosts suicide prevention training

    Nov 30, -0001

    Local Army Reservists completed a five-day Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training workshop here Jan. 6-10.

  • Tripler adopts 'Sisters in Arms' program

    Feb 13, 2014

    There's a new movement building momentum at military installations across the Army and it's taken root at Tripler Army Medical Center.

  • 8th TSC recognizes civilians for 100-plus years of combined service

    Jan 27, 2014

    The 8th Theater Sustainment Command family recognized two Department of the Army civil service employees for their combined 103 years of military service at the Hale Ikena here, Jan. 16. William Fortner, a retired Army command sergeant major, and Norman Wong, a retired Air Force senior master sergeant, both work in the 8th TSC's Support Operations Munitions Branch and were each honored with the 50 Year Civilian Time-in-Service Award.

  • LMP News: Gabe Saliba, DPdM, Wins SOLE Awards

    Nov 3, 2014

  • Commandants Course is ready to launch

    Jan 27, 2014

    The Commandants Pre-Command Course is now ready for students. The first class is set for early March and will help prepare Command Sergeants Major to take on the role of Commandant at one of the many Noncommissioned Officer Academies in the Army system.

  • Fellowships, scholarships offer officers career-broadening opportunities

    Jan 28, 2014

    Officers looking for challenges beyond their military training might want to consider applying for some civilian education opportunities. There are four scholarships and fellowships within the Broadening Opportunity Program. The deadline for application for each is Feb. 28, 2014.

  • USASMA assignment considered career broadening

    Jan 27, 2014

    Accepting an assignment to come to the U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy and be Sergeants Major Copurse instructor, or be a part of the cadre as a sergeant major is a career enhancing choice and should no longer be look upon as a "career killer." The USASMA recently held an executive session with the commandant to identify all of the sergeants major positions that will be identified as broadening. What came out of that session were 133 positions that include instructors, senior instructors, deputy directors, directors and command-level positions.

  • U.S. bobsledders 'right where we want to be going into Sochi'

    Jan 29, 2014

    U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program brakeman Capt. Chris Fogt, former U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program bobsled driver Steven Holcomb, as well as Curt Tomasevicz and Steve Langton, won the 2013-14 World Cup season finale in four-man bobsled, Jan. 26 in Koenigssee, Germany. The victory gave the "Night Train 2" team added confidence heading to the 2014 Olympic Winter Games, scheduled for Feb. 7-23, in Sochi, Russia.

  • Chief of Ordnance receives first star

    Jan 27, 2014

    Congratulations to Brig. Gen. John F. "Jack" Haley - Lt. Gen. Edward C. Cardon, U.S. Army Cyber Command commanding general, left, and Jennifer Haley pin the rank of brigadier general on him during his Jan. 24 promotion ceremony. Haley is the 38th Chief of Ordnance and Ordnance School commandant.

  • Watervliet addresses the NY State American Legion

    Jan 27, 2014

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL, N.Y. (Jan. 27, 2014) -- Hundreds of American Legion leadership from throughout New York State converged on the state's Capital District Jan. 24 - 26 to address Veteran, youth, and community issues and the Watervliet Arsenal was there. Arsenal Commander Col. Lee H. Schiller Jr. was the guest speaker for the general session of the three-day event.

  • Warrior 'Stakes' high, unlike weather

    Jan 27, 2014

    FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. -- Through below freezing temperatures and an even colder wind chill, the Soldiers of 511 Sapper Engineer Company, 326th Engineer Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, began their competition in the early morning hours with push-ups.

  • TAAC-NE commander farewells FOB Torkham with recognition

    Jan 27, 2014

    U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Ronald Lewis, commander of Train Advise and Assist Command-Northeast gives encouraging words, coins and achievement certificates to Company C, 2nd Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment Soldiers at Forward Operating Base Torkham, Jan. 23, 2014. Lewis made the trip as part of his farewell to the troops of 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Task Force Patriot who've supported TAAC-NE during his time as commander.

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