Archive: Jan 2014

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  • USAREUR awards human resource achievement

    Jan 24, 2014

    U.S. Army in Europe announced the winners of the fourth annual Frederick E. Vollrath Human Resources Award for Excellence Program, Jan. 23, 2014, on Clay Kaserne, in Wiesbaden, Germany.

  • Wanted: Marines to talk military service with students

    Jan 24, 2014

    The Close-Up Foundation is seeking Marine volunteers to speak to students about life in the military at a series of upcoming educational seminars.

  • Detour signs, utility flags, tree markings signal start of ANC Millennium Project

    Jan 24, 2014

    Despite the biggest National Capital Region snowstorm in several years, construction prep work has begun on the Millennium Project, a planned 27-acre addition to Arlington National Cemetery.

  • Natick tests materials for U.S. Olympic Snowboarding Team uniforms

    Jan 27, 2014

    He shrugged it off as just another routine day in his lab, but testing conducted by Dr. Phil Gibson helped Burton Snowboards pick a fabric for uniforms that the U.S. Olympic Snowboarding Team will wear at next month's 2014 Winter Games.

  • Miss America visits JBM-HH

    Jan 24, 2014

    Miss America 2014, Nina Davuluri, made her first appearance on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Jan. 22, when the pageant winner visited with soldiers at the "Meet and Sweets," event, at the United Services Organization of Metropolitan Washington USO Honor Guard Lounge at the community center on the joint base.

  • JBM-HH weathers winter storm Janus

    Jan 24, 2014

    Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall and the rest of the National Capital Region received the most snow seen in several years as a result of a storm that struck the area Jan. 21.

  • 112th MI Brigade Inactivated, 29 January 1993

    Jan 24, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Massachusetts in January is generally pretty bleak and on this day in history the mood was somber as well. The troops formed on Rogers Field and the color guard encased the colors of the 112th Military Intelligence Brigade. It was the end of an era… or was it? Units have long and storied histories which are often interrupted by a "down time." It has to do with mission requirements, or national budgets, or downsizing, or a combination of the above. In the case of the 112th, it wasn't the first time the unit had been inactivated, and it wouldn't be the last.

  • 3rd Brigade Commandant's son selected semi-finalist for 2014 Army Military Child of the Year

    Jan 24, 2014

    FORT KNOX, KY -- Twelve year old Zachary Shaver was selected as one of the semi-finalist for the 2014 Army Military Child of the Year Award, representing the thousands of military children who have demonstrated themselves as exceptional citizens while facing the challenges of military family life.

  • Chaplain mobilizes to fill spiritual void at developing base

    Jan 24, 2014

    The small but spirited congregation of 21st Theater Sustainment Command Soldiers gathered on a clear, crisp winter Sunday morning to sing hymns, discuss scripture, reflect on a sermon, pray and take communion.

  • New e-magazine service to replace print at libraries in February

    Jan 24, 2014

    SEMBACH, Germany -- On Feb. 1, U.S. Army garrison libraries in Europe will modernize their magazine service by replacing print magazines with e-magazines available anywhere with an internet connection.

  • ROTC program molds future U.S.-South Korea alliance leaders

    Jan 24, 2014

    The Eighth Army deputy commander for sustainment said the Reserve Officers' Training Corps program molds the future leaders who will defend freedom on the Korean Peninsula.

  • Japanese junior-high students shadow various jobs on Camp Zama

    Feb 18, 2014

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Jan. 24, 2014) -- Three Japanese students from nearby Sagamihara City Shincho Junior High School participated in a job-shadowing program at Camp Zama Jan. 17 to experience a variety of possible future academic and career options.

  • 6-52 ADA Trains, Gains Perspective on Service in Korea

    Jan 24, 2014

    Soldiers with the 6th Battalion, 52nd Air Defense Artillery Regiment "Iron Horse" got back to basics while also getting a unique perspective of the history and current situation on the Korean peninsula, Jan. 6 - 15 at Warrior Base, South Korea.

  • 6-37 FA section competition

    Jan 23, 2014

    Soldiers from 6th Battalion, 37th Field Artillery Regiment, 210th Field Artillery Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division conduct a battalion section competition Jan. 13-16, 2014 on Camp Casey, South Korea. The training was a team competition within the battalion including written test, hands-on equipment test and warrior skills test. Soldiers get to know their strengths and weaknesses through the competition and enhance the readiness to be able to fight tonight.

  • Staying to standard, securing our safety

    Jan 23, 2014

    FORT HOOD, Texas --Time was against Sgt. Ryan McKenzie as he and his dog searched down the corridors and open areas. Palmer Theater received a bomb threat, so they were brought in to find it. He gave Shadow (his dog) commands to search different areas, trying desperately to find the threat. Hopefully it was all a hoax. It was then his worse fears were confirmed: Shadow found the explosive device behind the stage of Palmer Theater.

  • 210th Field Artillery Brigade conducts NCO and enlisted run

    Jan 23, 2014

    Command Sgt. Maj. Mark Brinton, the command sergeant major of 210th Field Artillery Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division led brigade Soldiers in the second brigade noncommissioned officer and enlisted run on Camp Casey Jan. 16, 2014. This run focused on building unit cohesion and morale throughout the brigade. At the end of the run Command Sgt. Maj. Mark Brinton recognized the 210th FA Bde. Soldier of Best Warrior Competition winners, Sgt. Scott Cothren, from Lawton, Okla., a field artillery surveyor/meteorological crewmember, Cpl. Cho Jun-hee, from Cheonan, South Korea, a human resources specialist both assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 1st Battalion, 38th Field Artillery Regiment, and Pfc. Jacob Flores, from Orange County, Calif., a fire support specialist assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 210th FA Bde., by presenting them with awards. The 210th Field Artillery Brigade is proud to serve and protect its nation and remains ready to "Fight Tonight" to defend the Republic of Korea and the U.S.

  • Mexican boy becomes academic wiz, Arctic cavalry scout

    Nov 30, -0001

    As a young boy, growing up in the rural, mountainous town of Temosachic, Mexico, he knew he enjoyed class work, but never knew his academic talents would help propel him to a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering, an American citizenship, and a position in the United States Army.

  • Reserve Soldiers use ammunition classification system to sort ammo, save Army money

    Jan 24, 2014

    Soldiers from the 143rd Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), arrived at the Ammunition Supply Point at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, and discovered a backlog of more than a million rounds of unsorted small arms ammunition.

  • Hawaii Harvest

    Jan 23, 2014

    More and more people are becoming concerned consumers when it comes to their food.

  • PTA range employee is named best of quarter

    Jan 23, 2014

    Longtime Hilo resident Anthony Ortogero received PTA's Employee of the Quarter Award for his exceptional contributions while serving in the Range Division.

  • Biofuel-capable plant may be coming to Schofield

    Jan 23, 2014

    The Army invites the public to provide input on the scope of a future Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the construction and operation of a 50-megawatt biofuel-capable power generation plant, here.

  • MICC welcomes command sergeant major

    Jan 23, 2014

    Members of the Mission and Installation Contracting Command welcomed their new command sergeant major during an assumption-of-responsibility ceremony Jan. 16 at Fort Bliss, Texas.

  • Women leaders serve as role models, whether they realize it or not

    Jan 24, 2014

    Surgeon General of the Army Lt. Gen. Patricia D. Horoho and Judge Advocate General of the Army Lt. Gen. Flora D. Darpino, spoke Jan. 22, 2014, before the Women Mayors' Caucus in Washington, D.C.

  • Regular eye exams can help detect early signs of vision loss

    Jan 23, 2014

    Today, about 2.7 million people are living with glaucoma, an eye disease that limits vision and can often leave a person blind.

  • Military Awareness Day at the Missouri State Capitol

    Jan 23, 2014

    Military Awareness Day at the Missouri State Capitol

  • Lay Down takes out Warriors

    Jan 23, 2014

    Two teams went head-to-head on the court at the Fort Rucker Physical Fitness Center Jan .21 during a 2014 Fort Rucker Intramural Basketball preseason game.

  • 2nd Brigade Combat Team welcomes new commander

    Jan 23, 2014

    With more than 200 Soldiers, Family Members and friends looking on, Col. Dennis S. Sullivan relinquished command of 2nd Brigade Combat Team to Col. David S. Doyle during a ceremony Tuesday in Magrath Sports Complex.

  • Travel tips, reimbursement reminders for medical travel

    Jan 23, 2014

    Patients referred for medical care outside a 100-mile radius of Lyster Army Health Clinic may be reimbursed for their travel expenses when proper documentation is turned into the managed care office.

  • Out with the old, in the with the new

    Jan 23, 2014

    The 25th Combat Aviation Brigade, 25th Infantry Division, received the new UH-60M and HH-60M model Black Hawks and have begun certifying their pilots on the new aircraft.

  • Center wants teens to 'Get a Clue'

    Jan 23, 2014

    For wanna-be detectives who look up to characters such as Sherlock Holmes and the Scooby-Doo gang, the youth center offers teens an opportunity to show off their teamwork and sleuthing skills, without the danger of being chased off by a headless snow monster or Redbeard's ghost, or being called a meddling kid.

  • Rangers conduct exercise at Fort Hunter Liggett, Camp Roberts

    Jan 30, 2014

    Rangers from the 2nd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment stationed at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., are conducting a military training exercise at Fort Hunter Liggett and neighboring Camp Roberts.

  • Fort Rucker dedicates cabins to CABs

    Jan 23, 2014

    Fort Rucker showed a little R-E-S-P-E-C-T to 21 combat Aviation brigades when it renamed the Lake Tholocco lodging cabins after them.

  • Program promotes cultural exchange

    Jan 23, 2014

    For those seeking to expand their knowledge of the world, the International Military Student Office offers people an opportunity to experience different cultures without leaving the United States or even the Wiregrass by sponsoring an international student.

  • Day in the life: Firefighters prepare for worst, hope for best

    Jan 23, 2014

    Some men and women face firefights and some literally fight fires, but one man whose day begins and ends with thoughts that he might have to face smoke and flames at any minute, says that's what gets his blood pumping the most.

  • Tobyhanna overhauls Air Force deployable radar system

    Jan 23, 2014

    Electronics Mechanic Roberto Colon De Jesus overhauls an AN/TPN-19 Landing Control Central (Radar Set) power supply at Tobyhanna Army Depot. The AN/TPN-19 is a complete Radar Approach Control (RAPCON) or Ground Control Approach (GCA) facility used by air traffic controllers to identify, sequence and separate participating aircraft; provide final approach guidance, and guidance through air defense corridors and zones.

  • Fort Rucker celebrates African American History Month

    Jan 23, 2014

    Although Martin Luther King Jr. Day has come and gone, Dr. King's legacy and teachings live on through February during African American History Month, and Fort Rucker will honor that history with events planned throughout the month.

  • NICBR Board of Directors Visit USDA

    Jan 24, 2014

    Members of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service's Foreign Disease-Weed Science Research Unit hosted a tour this week of their state-of-the-art insect containment facility. The tour was for the Board of Directors of the National Interagency Confederation for Biological Research, following their semi-annual meeting.

  • New lab improves patient flow

    Jan 23, 2014

    A project 10 years in the making, Lyster Army Health Clinic welcomed an updated addition to its facility that will better serve patrons and manage patient flow more efficiently.

  • Fort A.P. Hill wraps up another successful hunting season

    Jan 23, 2014

    Deer season began here with the annual youth deer hunt on Sept. 28 and by the time the season ended on Jan. 4, hunters had harvested 839 deer, four coyotes and helped the post's ecosystem and training opportunities.

  • REF, CDID use collaborative process to design prototype

    Jan 23, 2014

    Soldiers develop CoCreate to support innovation brought on by rapid equipping force and capability development integration development

  • Questions, answers from MCoE town hall

    Jan 23, 2014

  • Armor School commandant promoted to brigadier general

    Jan 23, 2014

  • CFC wraps up 2013 fundraiser

    Jan 23, 2014

  • Fort Rucker celebrates MLK legacy

    Jan 23, 2014

    There once was a voice of freedom that called out for justice using nonviolence, but all too soon that voice that shared a message of having courage in the face of opposition and love when experiencing hate, was snuffed out.

  • Fort Benning remembers King legacy

    Jan 23, 2014

  • Construction for new school to begin

    Jan 23, 2014

  • Soldiers prepare meals as part of community service

    Jan 23, 2014

  • ACS helps Soldiers, Families 'acclimate' to military life

    Jan 23, 2014

  • USAMRMC IT Helps USAMMDA Reach Milestone and Cut Cost

    Jan 23, 2014

    The U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command's Enterprise Information Technology Project Management Office helped the U.S. Army Medical Materiel Development Activity submit its first in-house developed, all-electronic, Investigational New Drug application in electronic Common Document Format to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Sept. 30, saving the organization time and money.

  • 'Remembering the Dream'

    Jan 23, 2014

  • Set realistic weight goals, eat sensibly, attain success

    Jan 23, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - If you made a New Year's Resolution to lose weight, you are not alone. Losing weight ranks Number One on New Year's Resolution lists.

  • Fallen Rangers honored at memorial ceremony

    Jan 23, 2014

  • Fort Huachuca ASAP to present programs at local schools

    Jan 23, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Az. - From Monday through Feb. 2, personnel from Fort Huachuca's Army Substance Abuse Program and local schools will join forces with other teens, parents, and scientists across the nation in a week-long effort to shatter the myths on drugs during National Drug Facts Week 2014, or NDFA. The week-long health observance is organized by the National Institute on Drug Abuse.

  • CSU ROTC set for Ranger Challenge

    Jan 23, 2014

  • MI NCOs inducted into elite organization

    Jan 23, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Az. - MI NCOs inducted into elite organization

  • Remember King's legacy

    Jan 23, 2014

  • Commander's Week boosts ISEC leadership, personal development

    Jan 23, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - The U.S. Army Information Systems Engineering Command, or ISEC, hosted their semi-annual Commander's Week Jan. 13 -- 16 in the Thunder Mountain Activity Centre. The main focus of this event was strategic leadership and professional development for ISEC's senior leaders.

  • Taxes: Commonly missed deductions

    Jan 23, 2014

  • FH volunteer recognized for service

    Jan 23, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, AZ.- Jennifer Rickert receives the Margaret C. Corbin award for exceptional volunteer service during the Sgt. Audie Murphy Club induction ceremony Jan. 14 in Fitch Auditorium, Alvarado Hall. Rickert has amassed thousands of volunteer hours for her work at several venues on Fort Huachuca, and has won several volunteer awards in recognition of her service. She received the latest award for "demonstrating dedicated, exemplary volunteerism as an outstanding committed military spouse, working tirelessly to improve the quality of life for Soldiers and their Families."

  • Right Brain, Left Brain: Art adds color to Fort Drum NEC employee's life

    Jan 23, 2014

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- When visitors to Bldg. 10690 pull in behind the barbed wire perimeter and cross the armored threshold, they may enter Fort Drum's Network Enterprise Center with a sense of seriousness or pangs of caution.

  • SU basketball team invites Fort Drum Soldiers to game

    Jan 23, 2014

    SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Nearly 250 Fort Drum Soldiers attended the Syracuse University versus Pittsburgh University basketball game for free Saturday in the Carrier Dome.

  • Master Resilience Trainers

    Jan 23, 2014

    Soldier and Department of Defense civilians recently finished a two-week course on becoming certified as Master Resilience Trainers on Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.

  • 3-1 Cav wins preseason basketball title

    Jan 23, 2014

  • Fort's 'Best Warrior Competition' completed, winners announced next month

    Jan 23, 2014

    Fort huachuca, Az. - Finding the "best of the best" was the name of the game as eight Fort Huachuca enlisted Soldiers competed in the 2013 Best Warrior Competition last week, participating in seven different events over three days.

  • Military Appreciation

    Jan 23, 2014

  • Army, Air Force Chaplains provide spiritual services during OCSJX-14

    Jan 28, 2014

    When planning began for the Operational Contract Support Joint Exercise 2014, spiritual fitness was integrated into the exercise.

  • Find your place in post, All-Army, WCAP teams

    Jan 23, 2014

    Editor's note: The following is part two of last week's story Big year planned for post sports.

  • 10th Mountain Division welcomes new senior noncommissioned officer

    Jan 23, 2014

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- On the cusp of a deployment to Afghanistan, the 10th Mountain Division (LI) welcomed a new senior enlisted adviser.

  • Fort Benning Knights fall to Fort Gordon Eagles 100-92

    Jan 23, 2014

  • 2nd Brigade Combat Team welcomes new commander

    Jan 23, 2014

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- With more than 200 Soldiers, Family Members and friends looking on, Col. Dennis S. Sullivan relinquished command of the 10th Mountain Division's 2nd Brigade Combat Team to Col. David S. Doyle during a ceremony Tuesday at Fort Drum.

  • COMMENTARY: Super mouth to Super Bowl

    Jan 23, 2014

  • The Fight Against Suicide

    Jan 23, 2014

    Researchers at the U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command are working to increase soldier resiliency and reduce suicides.

  • Fort Sill drill sergeants train others to take 'the trail'

    Jan 23, 2014

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- The Fires Center of Excellence is using the experts on being drill sergeants to prepare the future fleet taking the trail. The current and former drill sergeants of the year, Sgt. 1st Class William Schmidt, 2013 DsoY, and Sgt. 1st Class Victor Marquez, 2012 DSoY, teach the Drill Sergeant Candidate Course.

  • Columbus Civic Center Presents Meet the Browns

    Jan 23, 2014

    Meet the Browns: A night of love and laughter II

  • Army announces 33K positions now open to women

    Jan 28, 2014

    WASHINGTON (Jan. 24, 2014)--One year ago this week, the Department of Defense (DoD) announced the end of the direct ground combat exclusion policy, which restricted female service members from serving in unit-level positions below the brigade level with the primary mission of direct ground combat engagement. Now a year later, the Army announces its recent notification to Congress, through the DoD, to open 33K positions as part of its Soldier 2020 initiative. The Army's Soldier 2020 initiative sets the conditions for senior leaders to balance and transition the force in a way that makes the Army stronger, by having the best-qualified Soldiers for each job within the Army profession. Prior to the DoD rescinding the direct ground combat exclusion policy, the Army had already begun 'leaning forward' with a scientific approach to re-validate performance standards for each Military Occupational Specialty (MOS).

  • 4th MEB hosts Ready and Resilient Seminar

    Jan 23, 2014

    "I want your honest feedback." That was the message delivered by Col. James F. Reckard III, commander, 4th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, to the Soldiers and Family members gathered for the Dauntless Ready and Resilient Seminar at Fort Leonard Wood's Main Post Chapel on Jan. 16.

  • Fort Carson event honors Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy

    Jan 23, 2014

    The Fort Carson, Colo., community honored Martin Luther King Jr. Jan. 16, 50 years after he delivered his "I Have a Dream" speech.

  • Chaplain mobilizes to fill spiritual void at developing base

    Jan 23, 2014

    The small but spirited congregation of 21st Theater Sustainment Command soldiers gathered on a clear, crisp winter Sunday morning to sing hymns, discuss scripture, reflect on a sermon, pray and take communion.

  • Fort Sill tax center opens

    Jan 23, 2014

    The Fort Sill Installation Tax Assistance Center is open and its preparers are ready to do state and federal returns electronically and for free through April 15.

  • Coping with deployment; Families navigate life after return

    Jan 23, 2014

    The final part of a three-part series on deployments examines the reintegration phase after Soldiers and Families have reunited.

  • Fort Sill Soldier, Boy Scount help girl fight cancer

    Jan 23, 2014

    The events of life sometimes bring different people together to rally for a cause. The people: a Wounded Warrior, a Boy Scout and a 2-year old girl. The cause: collecting pull-tabs from aluminum cans to try and save the little girl's life as she battles brain cancer.

  • CID warns of Government Travel Card phishing scam

    Jan 23, 2014

    The U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command, commonly referred to as CID, is warning the greater Army community about a new phishing scam where criminals are targeting U.S. Government Travel Card holders.

  • Fort Sill celebrates Legacy of Dr. King

    Jan 24, 2014

    Fort Sill held its annual Dr. MLK Day celebration Jan. 16, at the Patriot Club.

  • Leaders attack brigade stress

    Jan 23, 2014

    With the goal of bettering the lives of their Soldiers, the 214th Fires Brigade assembled subject matter experts in numerous physical, spiritual and mental health arenas to form a leaders health promotion team to identify and reduce stressors in Soldiers' lives and improve their overall health and well-being.

  • 3rd BEB blows up qualification tables

    Nov 30, -0001

    FORT HOOD, Texas - More than 15 soldiers stand crowded against each other beneath a concrete bunker squinting their eyes with anticipation, using their fingers to plug their ears ...waiting. "Fire in the hole," loudly echoes from within the bunker. Three seconds later a compression wave shakes the bunker, and a massive explosion rattles each soldier. Pieces of metal fence posts, mud and wire thud and pop as they fall all around and over the bunker. Moments later an "all clear" verbal signal is given, and the Soldiers rush out of the bunker to check their controlled destruction.

  • Greywolf Troops battle for NCO, Soldier of the Quarter

    Jan 23, 2014

    FORT HOOD, Texas -- Standing in front of a door in his Army Service Uniform, a Soldier raises his hand to knock. In that brief second before he commits, he pauses. Will he be able to maintain his military bearing, answer all questions correctly and sound off with a confident voice? He takes a deep breath and deliberately strikes the door three times. From inside the room, a deep voice says, "Enter."

  • Spotlight On…Maj. Jundi J. Williams, 719th Contingency Contracting Team

    Jan 28, 2014

    Maj. Jundi J. Williams is a contract management officer for the 719th Contingency Contracting Team, Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. During Operational Contract Support Joint Exercise 2014 he is providing support to distinguished visitors as part of the OCSJX-14 Joint Visitors Bureau.

  • Soldiers receive Dragon First Responder training at Fort Bragg

    Jan 23, 2014

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. -- Whether it is an improvised explosive device attack in a combat zone or a car accident on I-95, Fort Bragg's Dragon First Responder course ensures Soldiers are trained and ready. Seventeen Soldiers from units across the region, including the 1st Theater Sustainment Command, fought through wind, rain, "enemy" fire, exhaustion and high stress during the final testing phase and became certified Dragon First Responders Jan. 10 at the Medical Simulation Training Center located on MacRidge Road.

  • Castles at Hohenschwangau dominate Bavarian landscape, tourists' imaginations

    Jan 24, 2014

    Members of the Franconia Military Community need only drive a few hours south to find the castles at Hohenschwangau, two castles that combines history, art, architecture and landscape into one amazing experience.

  • Exercising Mission Command technologies produces commonality amongst Joint, coalition forces

    Jan 28, 2014

    Mission Command technologies increase situational awareness for the coilition forces at Combined Endeavor, conducted annually at the U.S. Army base in Grafenwoehr, Germany.

  • Two 1st Brigade Combat Team warriors receive Soldier's Medal

    Jan 23, 2014

    In the face of danger, some may falter, but Soldiers of the Warrior Brigade possess qualities that set them apart from the rest. Two noncommissioned officers with 1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (LI), received the highest award for valor in a noncombat situation -- the Soldier's Medal -- during an awards ceremony held Thursday at Fort Drum's Monti Physical Fitness Center.

  • Fort Drum community celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. legacy

    Jan 23, 2014

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Soldiers, Family Members and Fort Drum community members gathered Jan. 15 on post to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a special observance.

  • The Army's unseen technology provides a critical link to Joint operations

    Jan 28, 2014

    Today's global concept of operations require technologies that allow collaboration amongst the joint forces. GCCS-A provides the critical link between the Army and the overall joint system, bringing a complete common operating picture to commanders, no matter their branch.

  • New commander takes charge of Warrior Transition Brigade-National Capital Region

    Jan 23, 2014

    Bethesda, Md. -- The Warrior Transition Brigade-National Capital Region (WTB-NCR) held a change of command ceremony January 17 recognizing Col. Michelle M. Fraley's accomplishments and wished her Godspeed, while welcoming Col. Dana S. Tankins as the new commander of the WTB.

  • Regular eye exams can help detect early signs of vision loss

    Jan 23, 2014

    Today, approximately 2.7 million people are living with glaucoma, an eye disease that limits vision and can often leave a person blind. Those numbers, according to the National Eye Institute, are expected to rise to a projected 6.3 million in 2050.

  • Clinic modernizes to better serve patients

    Jan 23, 2014

    Health care at Fort Rucker has come a long way since the first Army hospital on post opened its doors in 1942, and almost 72 years later Lyster Army Health Clinic is committed to providing the best health care to Soldiers, Families and Retirees.

  • CW2 Balli: Troops remember life of one of their own

    Jan 23, 2014

    KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan -- International Security Assistance Force officials have released the name of Chief Warrant Officer 2 Edward Balli, a Soldier killed in an insurgent attack in southern Afghanistan, Jan. 20. He is survived by his wife, Kristie Balli, his stepdaughters, Momilani Morales, Desiare Abrera and stepson Michael Donios.

  • Weather doesn't stop 2ID, competition remains

    Jan 23, 2014

    CAMP CASEY, Korea -- The sun beats down, glistening on the ice, covering the leafless trees up ahead. Although it's freezing, senior Soldiers remain motivated as they huff and puff the ice-cold air burning their lungs competing to be the best in the Warrior competition.

  • CIMIC Exercise in Kabul

    Jan 23, 2014

    CIMIC Exercise in Kabul designed by Detachment 57 of the 352nd Civil Affairs Command

  • Training heats up for Armenian troops

    Nov 30, -0001

    With their transfer of authority completed, the Armenian coy hit the ground running and turned up the heat with crowd and riot control training.

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