Archive: Jan 2014

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  • 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.

  • Afghan National Army; picking up the intelligence signal

    Jan 28, 2014

    201st Afghan National Army Corps soldiers receive training on the Wolfhound signal scanning system during Afghanistan's first Wolfhound fielding and training class at Forward Operating Base Gamberi, Jan. 25, 2014. The Wolfhound will allow the 201st ANA Corps to hear and locate the enemy's radio transmissions.

  • PEO Aviation changes leadership

    Jan 27, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The Program Executive Office for Aviation changed leadership today during a change of charter ceremony in the Bob Jones Auditorium.

  • Vice Chief of Staff of the Army visits Operation Mend

    Jan 27, 2014

    Vice Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. John Campbell poses with retired Spc. Jose Jauregui (left) and retired Spc. Joey Paulk (right), both Operation Mend patients, during a visit to the University of California Los Angeles Medical Center, Nov. 1, 2013. Campbell visited UCLA Operation Mend to gain key insight and knowledge of the groundbreaking program that provides wounded military personnel with specialized care.

  • 39th Trans. Bn. redeploys, remembers logistical challenges

    Jan 27, 2014

    KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany -- Soldiers from the 21st Theater Sustainment Command's 39th Transportation Battalion, 16th Sustainment Brigade were greeted by Family, friends and fellow Soldiers after arriving home from a nine-month deployment to Afghanistan at Ramstein Airbase Nov. 23.

  • MDW retention experts recognized

    Jan 27, 2014

    The Army Commendation Medal and three certificates of achievement were presented to U.S. Army Military District of Washington Soldiers during the MDW Career Counselors of the Year recognition award ceremony.

  • "Installation of Excellence": USAREUR commander recognizes Wiesbaden ACS staff

    Jan 27, 2014

    U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden ACS recognized for continued excellence serving Soldiers and Families

  • Soldier's pursuit to master death

    Jan 27, 2014

    Military Intelligence Soldier preps for competition in international obstacle course challenge

  • Contact Us

    Jan 27, 2014

  • Incident Command System: staying safe in light of a crisis

    Jan 27, 2014

    The District's first aid team is the calm in a storm of uncertainty. They have literally saved the lives of many Buffalo District employees.

  • Care launches telemedicine, brings life

    Feb 2, 2014

    A connection was made here between General Leonard Wood Army Community Hospital's Intensive Care Unit and the electronic ICU at Arkansas' Baptist Health hospital Jan. 7. The team from Little Rock drove all the way here battling the final throws of a cold winter storm to commemorate the warm coupling of our eICU with their eICU. Ironically, our staff could have just pushed the button without exposure to the deadly storm, which is the point of bringing life to telemedicine here. But as the flurries wound down, the touch of the button spun up a warm, high-resolution smile from Jack Griebel, MD, Baptist Health eICU medical director, for the group of staff and contractors gathered here for the system demonstration. The occasion defined the official launch and unique military-civilian partnership, but also revealed the greater team now formed through successful system startup.

  • Rock Island Arsenal observes MLK Jr. Day

    Jan 27, 2014

    At Rock Island Arsenal, Illinois, an observance was held Jan. 23 to pay tribute to Martin Luther King Jr. It's a day to remember the iconic civil rights leader and minister remembered for preaching freedom, justice, and equality for all people of the United States.

  • Squad leaders motivate Soldiers toward better health

    Jan 28, 2014

    The Army's Performance Triad program -- which aims to increase Soldier performance through an increased emphasis on adequate sleep, physical activity, and proper nutrition -- is showing signs of success in part because responsibility for its implementation has been pushed to the lowest level of command.

  • Hospital ranks 1st for outpatient, 3rd for inpatient Care

    Jan 30, 2014

    General Leonard Wood Army Community Hospital was ranked first in Outpatient Care efficiency within MEDCOM recently. "We're providing better quality at lower cost," explained Capt. Philip Kaberline, chief of Resource Management at General Leonard Wood Army Community Hospital. But Inpatient Care here, currently ranked third by the MEDCOM study, could change dramatically with the addition of the hospital's Electronic Intensive Care Unit, launched for the care of Inpatients here Jan. 8, 2014. "That's what we're expecting," said Kaberline. The state-of-the-art eICU brings additional board-certified doctors and critical care nurses right into Intensive Care rooms here, electronically, and is the first-of-its-kind military-civilian partnership within DoD.

  • Italy Counterpart Visit, January 23, 2014

    Jan 27, 2014

  • January 23, 2014--CSA's remarks at AUSA ILW breakfast (As Delivered)

    Jan 27, 2014

  • Enroll here for high-tech health care

    Jan 30, 2014

    The Enrollment Window is open at both the General Leonard Wood Army Community Hospital and the Ozark Family-Centered Medical Home satellite clinic, located in the City of Saint Robert municipal building. "Today's new Army Medicine system is designed to encourage caring teamwork. "Patient-centered," "team-based," "medical homes" are all about providing a new friendlier, safer and reliable Army "System For Health," said Ingersoll.

  • Maj. Gen. Leslie Smith, Fort Leonard Wood post commander, visits the first baby born here in 2014.

    Jan 27, 2014

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  • Iron soldiers support ROKA air assault mission

    Nov 30, -0001

    "Marching to the beat of one drum." The perfect term to describe the performance of U.S. and Republic of Korea Army soldiers, as these "band of brothers" trained to improve our readiness while working in unison.

  • 2ID soldiers deliver charcoal during GPO charity event

    Nov 30, -0001

    Forward deployed soldiers experience what it's like giving to the less fortunate community.

  • Tusk Hogs remember Mortain with each changing hand

    Jan 27, 2014

    A familiar site, the blue flag, raised in front of the formation, symbolizes strength, honor and the legacy of the infantry regiment. Its unique markings, a source of pride to the unit, identifies it to the world. Today is no different as the soldiers of the 1st Battalion, 120th Infantry Regiment "Tusk Hogs", stand before their flag ready to welcome a new commander.

  • Vicenza students compete in spelling bee

    Jan 27, 2014

    Twenty one Vicenza Elementary School students in grades second through fifth competed against each other in a spelling bee Jan. 15. Second grade student Micah Austin took first place by correctly spelling "resin".

  • Army Europe libraries pull plug on paper magazines

    Jan 27, 2014

    Army libraries across Europe are pulling the plug on paper magazines and going all digital. Beginning this month, patrons will no longer have to visit their local library to search through stacks of paper magazines. Instead, they can download them from home using the Zinio digital magazine subscription service.

  • PTP Seoul, Yongsan celebrate holiday season together

    Jan 27, 2014

    Members of the group People to People, Seoul Chapter invited U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan leaders and staff to celebrate the 2013 holiday season with them during a Christmas party in the Dragon Hill Lodge Naija Ballroom, Dec. 3.

  • Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention (SHARP)

    Apr 2, 2014

    Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention (SHARP) ________________________________________ USFK 24/7 Sexual Assault Response Hotline: DSN: 158 Commercial: 0503-363-5700 Calling from the US: 011-82-503-363-5700 24/7 DoD Safe Help Line: Commercial: 1-877-995-5247

  • 2-4 Infantry continues to advise, assist Afghan forces in Parwan Province

    Jan 27, 2014

    Advising and assisting their Afghan National Security Forces counterparts remains the primary objective of the 2nd Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment "Warrior," for the remainder of their deployment.

  • 1st Signal Brigade hosts Yongsan Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Observance

    Jan 26, 2014

    The 1st Signal Brigade hosted the 2014 USAG Yongsan/Area II Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday main observance at the Dragon Hill Lodge's Naija Ballroom on Jan. 16.

  • Math Madness makes math fun

    Jan 27, 2014

    Math workshop at Casey Elementary School aims to foster zest for math

  • JSA Soldiers conduct training to secure the DMZ

    Jan 28, 2014

    WARRIOR BASE, South Korea -- Soldiers assigned to the United Nations Command Security Battalion-Joint Security Area, 210th Field Artillery Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division conduct team live fire exercise at story live fire complex near Warrior Base Jan. 23, 2014. The purpose of the training is to certify fire teams capable of employing in the military armistice commissioned headquarters area at the Korean Demilitarized Zone. (U.S. Army photos by Staff Sgt. Carlos R. Davis, 210th Field Artillery Brigade Public Affairs/Released).

  • Safety

    Jan 26, 2014

  • Leisure -- Rock climbing

    Jan 26, 2014

    Sebastopol, Calif., native 1st Lt. Elyse Ping Medvigy, a field artillery officer assigned to Battery A, 1st Battalion, 38th Field Artillery Regiment, 210th Field Artillery Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, enjoys rock climbing in her spare time.

  • Black Falcons conduct base-piece shoot

    Jan 26, 2014

    2nd Battalion, 319th Airborne Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, conduct a base-piece exercise at Fort Bragg, N.C., Jan. 15. The exercise helped determine the battalion's best and most accurate firing team for future missions.

  • Gray Falcons train in Fort Pickett, Va.

    Jan 26, 2014

    1st Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, conducts a two-week live fire exercise at Fort Pickett, Va., Jan. 13.

  • 82nd Airborne Division's Falcon Paratroopers pilot Bragg OneTESS System

    Jan 26, 2014

    Soldiers currently wear the Instrumental-Multiple Integrated Laser Engagement System (I-MILES) gear which has a sensor that is able to detect signals from a device mounted on an opposing forces' weapon. When soldiers' I-MILES beep, it lets everyone know who has been hit. Because mortars are not a direct fire weapon, they are unable to send that signal to the Soldiers they're firing on. With the new One Tactical Engagement Simulation System, that's no longer the case.

  • 210th FA Bde. qualifies Soldiers, shoot live artillery rounds

    Jan 26, 2014

    Soldiers assigned to A Battery, 1st Battalion, 38th Field Artillery Regiment, 210th Fires Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division conduct section certification training Jan. 6 -- 10 on Camp Casey, South Korea, which qualifies them to participate in upcoming live-fire exercises. There is no other place on the globe where the potential for large-scale, full-spectrum conflict exists on a daily basis like it does on the Korean Peninsula. The 210th Fires Brigade is trained and ready to respond to any contingency and to fight tonight and win if called upon.

  • Spartans conduct mortar live fire in Afghanistan

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers with Bravo Troop, 3rd Battalion, 71st Calvary Regiment of 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, fire their 120mm mortars during a live-fire at Forward Operating Base Lightning, in Paktia province, Afghanistan, Jan. 17. The purpose of the live-fire is to ensure they are able to rapidly fire their mortar system to defend their position in the event of an enemy attack. (Photo by U.S. Army Capt. John Landry 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division Public Affairs)

  • Spartans conduct mortar live fire in Afghanistan

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers with Bravo Troop, 3rd Battalion, 71st Calvary Regiment of 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, fire their 120mm mortars during a live-fire at Forward Operating Base Lightning, in Paktia province, Afghanistan, Jan. 17. The purpose of the live-fire is to ensure they are able to rapidly fire their mortar system to defend their position in the event of an enemy attack. (Photo by U.S. Army Capt. John Landry 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division Public Affairs

  • Spartans conduct mortar live fire in Afghanistan

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers with Bravo Troop, 3rd Battalion, 71st Calvary Regiment of 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, fire their 120mm mortars during a live-fire at Forward Operating Base Lightning, in Paktia province, Afghanistan, Jan. 17. The purpose of the live-fire is to ensure they are able to rapidly fire their mortar system to defend their position in the event of an enemy attack. (Photo by U.S. Army Capt. John Landry 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division Public Affairs)

  • Spartans conduct mortar live fire in Afghanistan

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers with Bravo Troop, 3rd Battalion, 71st Calvary Regiment of 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, fire their 120mm mortars during a live-fire at Forward Operating Base Lightning, in Paktia province, Afghanistan, Jan. 17. The purpose of the live-fire is to ensure they are able to rapidly fire their mortar system to defend their position in the event of an enemy attack. (Photo by U.S. Army Capt. John Landry 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division Public Affairs)

  • Spartans conduct mortar live fire in Afghanistan

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers with Bravo Troop, 3rd Battalion, 71st Calvary Regiment of 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, fire their 120mm mortars during a live-fire at Forward Operating Base Lightning, in Paktia province, Afghanistan, Jan. 17. The purpose of the live-fire is to ensure they are able to rapidly fire their mortar system to defend their position in the event of an enemy attack. (Photo by U.S. Army Capt. John Landry 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division Public Affairs)

  • Spartans conduct mortar live fire in Afghanistan

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers with Bravo Troop, 3rd Battalion, 71st Calvary Regiment of 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, fire their 120mm mortars during a live-fire at Forward Operating Base Lightning, in Paktia province, Afghanistan, Jan. 17. The purpose of the live-fire is to ensure they are able to rapidly fire their mortar system to defend their position in the event of an enemy attack. (Photo by U.S. Army Capt. John Landry 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division Public Affairs)

  • Spartans conduct mortar live fire in Afghanistan

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers with Bravo Troop, 3rd Battalion, 71st Calvary Regiment of 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, fire their 120mm mortars during a live-fire at Forward Operating Base Lightning, in Paktia province, Afghanistan, Jan. 17. The purpose of the live-fire is to ensure they are able to rapidly fire their mortar system to defend their position in the event of an enemy attack. (Photo by U.S. Army Capt. John Landry 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division Public Affairs)

  • Spartans conduct mortar live fire in Afghanistan

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers with Bravo Troop, 3rd Battalion, 71st Calvary Regiment of 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, fire their 120mm mortars during a live-fire at Forward Operating Base Lightning, in Paktia province, Afghanistan, Jan. 17. The purpose of the live-fire is to ensure they are able to rapidly fire their mortar system to defend their position in the event of an enemy attack. (Photo by U.S. Army Capt. John Landry 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division Public Affairs)

  • Spartans conduct mortar live fire in Afghanistan

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers with Bravo Troop, 3rd Battalion, 71st Calvary Regiment of 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, fire their 120mm mortars during a live-fire at Forward Operating Base Lightning, in Paktia province, Afghanistan, Jan. 17. The purpose of the live-fire is to ensure they are able to rapidly fire their mortar system to defend their position in the event of an enemy attack. (Photo by U.S. Army Capt. John Landry 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division Public Affairs)

  • Spartans conduct mortar live fire in Afghanistan

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers with Bravo Troop, 3rd Battalion, 71st Calvary Regiment of 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, fire their 120mm mortars during a live-fire at Forward Operating Base Lightning, in Paktia province, Afghanistan, Jan. 17. The purpose of the live-fire is to ensure they are able to rapidly fire their mortar system to defend their position in the event of an enemy attack. (Photo by U.S. Army Capt. John Landry 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division Public Affairs)

  • Spartans conduct mortar live fire in Afghanistan

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers with Bravo Troop, 3rd Battalion, 71st Calvary Regiment of 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, fire their 120mm mortars during a live-fire at Forward Operating Base Lightning, in Paktia province, Afghanistan, Jan. 17. The purpose of the live-fire is to ensure they are able to rapidly fire their mortar system to defend their position in the event of an enemy attack. (Photo by U.S. Army Capt. John Landry 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division Public Affairs)

  • 'Arrowhead' lieutenant paves way for female Soldiers

    Jan 27, 2014

    Every generation has its pioneers, its trailblazers; persons who pave the way for the next generation. The Army is no exception.

  • Quality Patient Services, Competent Staff

    Jan 30, 2014

    Medical staff service professionals ensure the accreditation of physicians and nurses and play an important role in our Nation's health care system. To ensure the delivery of high quality healthcare, the General Leonard Wood Army Community Hospital Credentials Office administers rules and regulations, ensures accreditation compliance, and provides a wide range of support to practitioners here.

  • Insomnia

    Jan 30, 2014

    Is this as good as my sleep is ever going to be? This is a question many Americans are asking. Nowadays, millions of Americans suffer from insomnia.

  • Stress

    Jan 30, 2014

    Stress is a response to signals called "stressors" that your brain interprets as a call to prepare for action. When this happens, adrenaline and stress hormones are released that activate your body and affect your actions, thoughts and emotions. These actions, thoughts and emotions are also referred to as "fight or flight," or "numbing out." Stress helps to protect you, but it can be unhealthy if it continues for a long time.

  • Pharmacists are medication experts in your health care team

    Jan 30, 2014

    In the last quarter century, pharmacists have expanded their role in health care delivery systems. And the pharmacists' role as a highly valued member within your personal healthcare team is highlighted under the Army's new Patient-Centered Medical Home "System For Health." They are medication experts who work to ensure your health and safety in today's team-based PCMH System For Health.

  • Sultan Khel Change of Command

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers from Bravo "Battle" Company, 1st Battalion 32nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team of 10th Mountain Division stand in formation during their company's change of command ceremony Jan. 24 at Assistance Platform Sultan Khel in Wardak Province, Afghanistan. (Photo by U.S. Army Capt. John Landry, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division Public Affairs)

  • Sultan Khel Change of Command

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers from Bravo "Battle" Company, 1st Battalion 32nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team of 10th Mountain Division stand in formation during their company's change of command ceremony Jan. 24 at Assistance Platform Sultan Khel in Wardak Province, Afghanistan. (Photo by U.S. Army Capt. John Landry, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division Public Affairs)

  • Sultan Khel Change of Command

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers from Bravo "Battle" Company, 1st Battalion 32nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team of 10th Mountain Division stand in formation during their company's change of command ceremony Jan. 24 at Assistance Platform Sultan Khel in Wardak Province, Afghanistan. (Photo by U.S. Army Capt. John Landry, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division Public Affairs)

  • Sultan Khel Change of Command

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers from Bravo "Battle" Company, 1st Battalion 32nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team of 10th Mountain Division stand in formation during their company's change of command ceremony Jan. 24 at Assistance Platform Sultan Khel in Wardak Province, Afghanistan. (Photo by U.S. Army Capt. John Landry, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division Public Affairs)

  • Sultan Khel Change of Command

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers from Bravo "Battle" Company, 1st Battalion 32nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team of 10th Mountain Division stand in formation during their company's change of command ceremony Jan. 24 at Assistance Platform Sultan Khel in Wardak Province, Afghanistan. (Photo by U.S. Army Capt. John Landry, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division Public Affairs)

  • Sultan Khel Change of Command

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers from Bravo "Battle" Company, 1st Battalion 32nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team of 10th Mountain Division stand in formation during their company's change of command ceremony Jan. 24 at Assistance Platform Sultan Khel in Wardak Province, Afghanistan. (Photo by U.S. Army Capt. John Landry, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division Public Affairs)

  • AWTC opens to enhance AWG's capabilities

    Jan 25, 2014

    The U.S. Army Asymmetric Warfare Group hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the completion of its Asymmetric Warfare Training Center Jan. 24 here. Participants included State and local officials from Virginia, representatives from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Training and Doctrine Command, and various others who attended to witness the historic event.

  • General officers welcome Task Force Patriot's newest aviators

    Jan 25, 2014

    Lt. Gen. Mark Milley and Maj. Gen. James McConville helped welcome 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Task Force Patriot's newest attachment, the 3rd Battalion, 101st Aviation Regiment, by promoting a few Soldiers and rewarding a few with command coins.

  • Another Link in the Chain

    Jan 25, 2014

    Coalition and Afghan National Army Leaders met at Forward Operating Base Jan. 22, to make plans to begin integrating Afghan Special Forces Commandos into 201st ANA Corps operations.

  • 204th BSB NCO Induction Ceremony

    Jan 25, 2014

  • Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard visits WTB Soldiers

    Jan 24, 2014

    Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard visits Soldiers from the Schofield Barracks Warrior Transition Battalion

  • World War II vets share memories with Spartan troops

    Nov 30, -0001

    Two World War II veterans, one of whom served in the 377th Field Artillery Regiment and the other as an artillery soldier, visited the Spartan Brigade on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Dec. 18, 2013.

  • Honolulu District, American Samoa schools partner to advance STEM education

    Jan 24, 2014

    The Honolulu District and the government of American Samoa signed a Memorandum of Agreement today to formalize a partnership for the Corps to sponsor STEM activities in American Samoa schools. The goal is to advance science, technology, engineering and math education in local schools.

  • Asymmetric Warfare Training Center opens at Fort A.P. Hill

    Jan 24, 2014

    FORT A.P. HILL, Va. -- The Asymmetric Warfare Group officially opened its $90.1 million Asymmetric Warfare Training Center here today. The complex features state-of-the art training and range facilities that support the AWG mission of rapid material and non-material solution development as well as adaptability and resiliency training.

  • Naturalization Oath Ceremony

    Jan 24, 2014

    Naturalization Oath Ceremony

  • Updated USO facility ready to serve Fort Leonard Wood troops

    Jan 24, 2014

    The Fort Leonard Wood USO Club has been a home away from home for thousands of troops -- but now it really feels like one.

  • SHARP program director's visit about insight

    Jan 24, 2014

    The Army's top civilian for the Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention program, Dr. Christine Altendorf, visited Fort Leonard Wood Jan. 16.

  • CASCOM personnel talk professionalism during CAPE seminar

    Jan 27, 2014

    Sgt. Maj. Dave Stewart, Center for the Army Profession and Ethic senior enlisted advisor, discussed leadership, mentoring and ethics with Combined Arms Support Command Soldiers and civilians during two seminars hosted by the Army Logistics University Jan. 23.

  • New OER transition: HRC team informs officers on changes

    Jan 24, 2014

    As the Army switches to a new Officer Evaluation Report data input, submission procedures, and rating philosophy were critical focal points of a mobile training team on post Jan. 13 to 16.

  • SMDC program analyst retires

    Jan 24, 2014

    Time to begin next chapter

  • Remembering tragedy, honoring heroes

    Jan 24, 2014

    A Canadian C-130 aircraft with 18 people on board crashed on Fort Wainwright's runway Jan. 29, 1989.

  • Army, Air Force conduct load training

    Jan 27, 2014

    Fort Carson Soldiers and Airmen from Travis Air Force Base, Calif., made rapid-deployment load training look as easy as stacking children's blocks, during a joint exercise at Colorado Springs Airport, Jan. 14-16. Soldiers from 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team and 4th Combat Aviation Brigade, both from 4th Infantry Division, participated with the Air Force in a joint exercise to improve communication efforts and familiarize them with each other's military equipment.

  • CSA: Army continues with 'mind-boggling' missions

    Jan 27, 2014

    The Army's chief of staff said contrary to what many people may think, the Army has been doing anything but slowing down and becoming stagnant, despite cash flow and end-strength issues.

  • Army Vice Chief visits Redstone Arsenal

    Jan 29, 2014

    At a time when the Army is reducing its budget and its force, Vice Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. John F. Campbell told Redstone Arsenal, Ala., leaders how they can be part of the solution.

  • "$5 million returned to service members' pockets" - Tax Center

    Jan 24, 2014

    For 22 years, the Fort Wainwright Tax Center has been providing free tax assistance services to the Fort Wainwright community, saving Soldiers, retirees and their families thousands of dollars in tax preparation fees.

  • Bassett hosts Operation Green Smoothie

    Jan 24, 2014

    To combat the negativity surrounding healthy foods such as green smoothies, Col. Maria Summers, deputy commander for Nursing at MEDDAC-AK, decided to launch Operation Green Smoothie and hold a sample tasting of the beverage at Bassett.

  • 642nd ASB works refueling exercise with 1st Cav.

    Nov 30, -0001

    Staff Sgt. Daniel Hallows, a soldier with A Company, 642nd Aviation Support Battalion, 42nd Combat Aviation Brigade, checks fuel quality while preparing a Forward Arming and Refueling Point for AH-64 Apaches during an exercise with 4th Battalion, 227th Attack Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Cavalry, now under the 42nd CAB, on Jan. 15, 2014, near Camp Buehring, Kuwait. The 42nd CAB, New York Army National Guard, is based in Kuwait and has assumed command of Army aviation assets in the region as part of Operation Enduring Freedom. (N.Y. Army National Guard photo by 1Lt. Jean Marie Kratzer/Released)

  • 642nd ASB works refueling exercise with 1st Cav.

    Nov 30, -0001

    Staff Sgt. Daniel Hallows (front) and Sgt. First Class Avery Simmons, soldiers with the 642nd Aviation Support Battalion, 42nd Combat Aviation Brigade, connect a fuel hose while setting up a Forward Arming and Refueling Point for AH-64 Apaches during an exercise with 4th Battalion, 227th Attack Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Cavalry, now under the 42nd CAB, on Jan. 15, 2014, near Camp Buehring, Kuwait. The 42nd CAB, New York Army National Guard, is based in Kuwait and has assumed command of Army aviation assets in the region as part of Operation Enduring Freedom. (N.Y. Army National Guard photo by 1Lt. Jean Marie Kratzer/Released)

  • 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, land during a deck landing qualification 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)

  • Stressing safety: Tobyhanna claims governor's award

    Jan 24, 2014

    Pennsylvania officials named Team Tobyhanna's safety program one of the best in the Commonwealth.

  • Soldier, mother work together as Santa's helpers

    Nov 30, -0001

    A few years ago, Spc. Blake Woodhouse learned that his cousin and best friend Kevin had passed away. Kevin, who was injured by a roadside bomb in Iraq and who had only recently left a recovery program, had always been an example to Woodhouse and had shown him what the human spirit is capable of. While in Iraq, Kevin's family asked what he wanted for Christmas. His response was that he wanted his church to make stockings for all the children at an Iraqi school. It is deeds like this, which are referred to as "Kevin acts of kindness" that Woodhouse and his mother, Tami Michaels, are determined to carry on

  • Dedication honors former 7ID leader

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers and family members crowded into the newly named Col. Darron Wright conference room Dec. 27, to dedicate it in memory of the former 7th Infantry Division operations officer.

  • Sisters in Arms empowers female leaders

    Nov 30, -0001

    The 7th Infantry Division hosted a seminar to educate, train, mentor and empower female soldiers to be successful leaders while addressing unique challenges, Jan. 7.

  • Triple Nickel soldiers judge local science fair

    Nov 30, -0001

    The basis of the scientific method is simply asking the question, "If I do this, what will happen?" Six years ago, when the science department of a local middle school asked themselves, "What will happen if we invite soldiers from Joint Base Lewis-McChord to judge our science fair?" they began an experiment that has continued ever since.

  • New Year brings upgraded gyms, new resolutions to get fit to Belvoir

    Jan 24, 2014

    Losing extra pounds and getting into better shape are two of the most popular New Year's resolutions. Unfortunately, they are also among the most difficult to maintain for busy commuters juggling Family, job and day-to-day routines. Fort Belvoir's Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation offers a variety of newly renovated facilities and specialized exercise programs that allow post residents to stay active and healthy throughout the year.

  • Outdoor Recreation Center hosts photography classes

    Jan 24, 2014

    Luke Pinneo, photography instructor and owner of Luke Pinneo Photography, returns to Fort Belvoir to conduct a four-day instructional course called "Get the Picture-Photography Fundamentals." The classes are conducted on Saturdays, 9 to 11 a.m., at the Outdoor Recreation Center and run for four weeks. According to Pinneo, an active-duty photographer and writer for the U.S. Coast Guard who became inspired to create the photography class from his experiences teaching others in his military position, "Get the Picture" is designed to teach aspiring photographers simply how to take better pictures.

  • Belvoir hosts volleyball tournament

    Jan 24, 2014

    Fort Belvoir's Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation hosted several military installations for a post-level intramural volleyball tournament, Sunday at Specker Field house. The event, organized by Ron Valentine, recreational volleyball league manager, and Richard Tatem, DFMWR fitness coordinator, attracted some 50 players representing Fort Belvoir, Joint Base Andrews, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, the National Institutes of Health, and Fort Detrick who competed in multiple three-game matches following a round robin format.

  • Financial planning important as tax season approaches

    Jan 24, 2014

    Soldiers should have a plan for tax refunds to help maximize the best use of the money, according to Fort Belvoir's Financial Readiness Program manager. Instead of vacations and shopping trips, tax refund money can be used for bills and to reduce debt, according to Erica Drame, FRP, manager.

  • Red Cross volunteer recognized for 50 years of service

    Jan 24, 2014

    Margie Ogilvie volunteered for the American Red Cross for more than 50 years -- 38 of them at Fort Belvoir -- before retiring last week. To her, it was a privilege to give back to a military community she loved.

  • USO Warrior and Family Center hosts wedding

    Jan 24, 2014

    The world's largest USO hosted its first wedding Saturday. Pvt. Chase Howard of 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Benning, Ga., married his high school sweetheart, Brittany Westover, in an intimate ceremony at the USO Warrior and Family Center on Fort Belvoir while on a four-day pass, after just completing Advanced Individual Training.

  • CECOM logistician named AMC LAR of the Year

    Jan 24, 2014

    Gregory J. Garduno was presented the 2012 U.S. Army Materiel Command's Robertson J. Short Logistics Assistance Representative of the Year Award, Jan. 7, for his outstanding achievement, dedication, and performance as a LAR.

  • Elementary students learn about responsibility

    Jan 24, 2014

    What does it mean to be responsible? Children and servicemembers debated that question across Fort Belvoir Elementary School Jan. 16 during the third installment of this year's Character Counts program, a partnership between the school and U.S. Army Garrison Fort Belvoir Headquarters Battalion.

  • Winter Fun at Fort Belvoir

    Jan 24, 2014

  • Task Force Thunder assumes authority

    Nov 30, -0001

    Task Force Thunder, 159th Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), officially took over aviation operations in Regional Command East from Task Force Falcon, 10th Combat Aviation Brigade, 10th Mountain Division, during a transfer of authority ceremony held at Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan, Jan. 18, 2014.

  • Ready to go! 2-44th ADA cases its colors

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers from the 2nd Battalion, 44th Air Defense Artillery Regiment, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), cased their battalion colors in a ceremony Jan. 10, 2014, at Fort Campbell, Ky. The color casing ceremony symbolizes a unit is ready for movement and it serves as a prelude to deployment.

  • NRMC recognizes importance of National Blood Donor Month

    Jan 30, 2014

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