Archive: Jan 2014

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  • KFOR soldier performs life-saving actions, receives NATO MSM

    Nov 30, -0001

    A Kosovo Forces soldier received the NATO Meritorious Service Medal for life-saving actions performed July 7, 2013, in Kosovo.

  • JRD-E, JRD-S conduct merger ceremony

    Nov 30, -0001

    Joint Regional Detachment-East and Joint Regional Detachment-South held a merger and restructure ceremony near Camp Prizren Jan. 13.

  • KFOR 17 TF Aviation prepares to head home

    Nov 30, -0001

    After more than nine months deployed, soldiers with Task Force Phalanx, Kosovo Force 17, prepare to head home.

  • KFOR aviation soldiers conduct hand over in Kosovo

    Nov 30, -0001

    Aviation soldiers with Task Force Warhorse, Kosovo Force 18, take command from Task Force Phalanx, KFOR 17, in a ceremony at Camp Bondsteel Jan. 20.

  • Special Troops Battalion named Camp Zama's 2013 Commander's Cup winners

    Feb 18, 2014

    U.S. Army Japan's Special Troops Battalion won its first ever Commander's Cup title for the fiscal 2013 intramural sports season and was recognized for the achievement during a ceremony held Jan. 22 at Yano Fitness Center here.

  • U.S. Army Garrison Gets Name Change

    Feb 18, 2014

    U.S. Army Garrison Torii Station has been officially renamed U.S. Army Garrison Okinawa.

  • Four N.Y. Guard Soldier/athletes head for Winter Olympics in Sochi

    Feb 10, 2014

    Four New York Army National Guard Soldiers will be part of the United States Olympic team at the Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, in February.

  • Army program secures critical component for artillery, mortar ammunition

    Jan 23, 2014

    The U.S. Army is nearing completion on a project to eliminate its dependency on foreign countries for a critical energetic component in artillery and mortar ammunition, officials said.

  • Rock Island Arsenal Health Clinic Hosts Open House

    Jan 31, 2014

    ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, ILL. -- (Jan. 22, 2014) Improved services and expanded capabilities were on display at the U.S. Army Clinic, Rock Island Arsenal�'s open house on Wednesday, Jan. 22. Clinic Officer in Charge Capt. Katherine Converse said the clinic is focused on �"Where we�'re at and where we�'re going."

  • U.S. Army leaders outline way ahead in South Korea

    Jan 23, 2014

    U.S. Army leaders outlined the way ahead for Soldiers, civilians and families in South Korea during a conference, Jan. 22-23, 2014, at Yongsan Garrison, South Korea.

  • Historic Change of Command at the Battery Level Now a Part of 94th AAMDC Legacy

    Jan 22, 2014

    Alpha Battery, 4th Air Defense Artillery (A-4 ADA), a Terminal High Altitude Air Defense (THAAD) unit out of Fort Bliss, Texas that is deployed to Guam working with Task Force Talon under the command and control of the 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command at Fort Shafter in Hawaii, conducted an extraordinary change of command ceremony, Jan. 14, 2014.

  • Alaska Army units form local hockey team

    Jan 22, 2014

    Fort Wainwright, ALASKA -- Soldiers from Fort Wainwright and Fort Greely tried out for an Army hockey team Saturday, Jan. 11 with the intent of fielding a team to beat the Air Force in a match-up Feb. 28 in Fairbanks.

  • Sisters in Arms empower one another

    Apr 29, 2014

    After only 120 days in existence, the U.S. Army Pacific's Sisters in Arms program continues to garner attention throughout the Pacific theater.

  • Guard personnel part of multi-state West Virginia water-sampling operation

    Jan 23, 2014

    Virginia National Guard Soldiers and Airmen, along with personnel from other states, are using the skills and training they have for sampling and identifying unknown chemical or biological agents to help West Virginia officials evaluate the quality of water after a chemical spill left more than 300,000 residents without drinking water.

  • Military working dog teams train on Fort Hood

    Jan 22, 2014

    Military working dogs and their handlers certify during training on Fort Hood, in order to support anyone from the President of the United States to VIPs in central Texas.

  • Obama: Military sexual assaults a 'profound injustice'

    Jan 23, 2014

    During a White House Council on Women and Girls event in the East Room, President Barack Obama reaffirmed his administration's commitment to preventing sexual violence in America and in the military.

  • Constable relinquishes command of 411th Engineer Brigade

    Jan 22, 2014

    NEW WINDSOR, N.Y.--Col. John P. Constable of Carthage, N.Y., relinquished command of 411th Engineer Brigade, 412th Theater Engineer Command, to Col. Ralph D. Henning of Lakewood, Colo., in a change of command ceremony attended by past and present 411th Soldiers, Family members, friends and leaders from surrounding communities.

  • Fort Campbell's Defense Military Pay Office opens

    Jan 24, 2014

    FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. -- Soldiers from the 101st Financial Management Support Unit, 101st Special Troops Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), and their civilian counterparts held a grand opening ceremony Jan. 16, 2014, at Fort Campbell for the Fort Campbell Defense Military Pay Office. The building will provide finance and pay support for Fort Campbell.

  • SMA Chandler: Commitment turns people into professionals

    Jan 23, 2014

    On a crisp Saturday morning in January at the massive ski lodge style building that is the home of the Warrior and Family Support Center at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond Chandler III, decked out in his uniform with medals across his chest and stripes running up his sleeves, sits in an arm chair.

  • Sochi 2014 Olympics Slideshow

    Mar 10, 2014

  • Cav Soldiers complete mission, return home

    Jan 22, 2014

    FORT HOOD, Texas -- Families gathered on Cooper Field, Jan. 21 and 22 to welcome home Soldiers from 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, upon successful completion of their mission in Afghanistan.

  • Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Celebration at Fort Bragg

    Jan 27, 2014

    Fort Bragg hosted a Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Celebration at the 82nd Airborne Division's All American Chapel, Jan. 22. The theme of the ceremony was "Remember. Celebrate. Act. A Day On, Not a Day Off."

  • Mortar gunners brave the cold

    Feb 25, 2014

    FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. -- Soldiers from the Mortar Platoons of 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), recently braved the frigid weather to conduct gunner preparedness training Jan. 15, 2014, at Johnson field here.

  • NTC hosts 3-2 SBCT, 7th ID and Japanese unit for their first decisive action rotation

    Jan 22, 2014

    Several firsts at National Training Center. 3-2 Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 7th ID and Japanese unit conducting its first decisive action rotation. The first Stryker brigade ever activated in the Army is now conducting its first decisive action rotation with a unit from the Japanese Ground Self Defense Force at the National Training Center in Fort Irwin, Calif.

  • Tech Center officer retires

    Jan 22, 2014

    Operations officer begins next chapter

  • 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.

  • 94th AAMDC Chaplain Focuses Unit Event to Honor MLK

    Jan 23, 2014

    The 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command hosted a prayer breakfast for its Soldiers Jan. 15, 2014 at the Hale Ikena Hotel on Fort Shafter.

  • Smarter robots likely in Army's future, planners say

    Jan 28, 2014

    Unmanned robots already have proven their worth on the battlefield, neutralizing improvised explosive devices, and more capable ones are coming in the future, according to the commander of U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command.

  • Strength In Spirit Affects Overall Well-Being

    Jan 22, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- A new year often comes with questions. January is a time to take stock, reflect on past accomplishments and lost opportunities, and determine the way forward. Creating more happiness, achieving a longed-for goal, and making changes that lead to better health and more resilience can be part of the new you in the new year.

  • Scale Back for Better Health, Chance for Cash

    Jan 22, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Alabama may not be the fattest state in the nation, but being in the top five, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, isn't exactly something to brag about.

  • Couple's Dual Army Careers Prove Eventful

    Jan 22, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- 1st Lt. Kathryn Munera's Army journey has been one of surprises, opportunities and challenges.

  • 'Leadership Is Inspiring The Best In Others'

    Jan 23, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- From his first day as a young enlistee in the Army, Command Sgt. Maj. James Sims viewed his military experience as a journey in leadership, discipline, preparation and opportunity.

  • Through Vietnam, Somalia, 9/11 and Iraq, chaplain helped Soldiers find purpose and stability

    Jan 23, 2014

    Retired U.S. Army Chaplain Duncan Baugh, now an Army Civilian, served in Vietnam, Somalia, and Iraq, and was present at the Pentagon on September 11, 2001. A common theme runs through his service as both an enlisted combat medic and a chaplain: helping others cope with the experience of war.

  • Army trainers judge fourth annual local science fair projects

    Jan 22, 2014

    EAST EL PASO, Texas -- Seven Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 361st Engineer Regiment, 5th Armored Brigade and the 1st Armored Division teamed up to judge fourth annual science fair projects for 7th- and 8th-graders at St. Pius X Catholic School here.

  • Contracting professionals from around the world gather for OCSJX-14

    Jan 28, 2014

    More than 500 Operational Contract Support professionals from 40 different government agencies and coalition partners are gathered at Fort Bliss, Texas, for Operational Contract Support Joint Exercise 2014.

  • Army to convert brigade combat team at Fort Carson

    Jan 31, 2014

    The U.S. Army announced Jan. 22, 2014, that it will convert the 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division at Fort Carson, Colo., to a Stryker Brigade Combat Team. The conversion, scheduled to begin in March 2014, is being made to achieve a needed operational mix of brigade combat teams within the Army, and will take an estimated 10 months to complete.

  • JBM-HH commemorates King

    Jan 23, 2014

    As a child, Dr. Valerie Petit Wilson watched Martin Luther King Jr. deliver his iconic "I Have a Dream" speech on a grainy black and white television set.

  • Army Career Counselors of year picked

    Jan 23, 2014

    An intelligence and security command retention staff sergeant has been named the Headquarters, Department of the Army/Secretary of the Army Career Counselor of the Year.

  • Spirits lifted with first-ever HH bench-press competition

    Jan 22, 2014

    Marines, Soldiers, civilians and Defense Department employees took physical training to the competitive level the evening of Jan. 10 at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall's Cpl. Terry L. Smith Gymnasium.

  • Army Interns Learn Resiliency

    Jan 22, 2014

    Future Army leaders were taught how to be Ready and Resilient during the Career Program 26 - Manpower and Force Management (CP26) Intern Orientation at the Pentagon Conference Center, Jan. 15.

  • In Hard Truth, New Opportunity

    Mar 18, 2014

    As we enter a new calendar year, the Army faces challenges of an evolving fiscal reality and the transition from wartime production to peacetime requirements. The Army and its industrial base must work together to address these issues head-on. This article was originally published in the Jan. - March 2014 issue of Army AL&T magazine.

  • Fasching: the most colorful time of year

    Jan 27, 2014

    To celebrate the days leading up to Lent, festivalgoers, Germany-wide, participate in the merriment of Fasching

  • Marksmanship team still on target

    Jan 22, 2014

    Community finds 'shooting like a girl' isn't so easy

  • Your guide to a successful move from private rental housing: Get it moving! The sooner the better!

    Jan 22, 2014

    The closure of USAG Schweinfurt is approaching and service members and civilian employees living in private rental housing should act now to ensure a frictionless relocation.

  • Schweinfurt retiree services move to Ansbach after closure

    Jan 22, 2014

    Retirees in the Schweinfurt area can expect their high levels of service to continue through closure, but they should not wait until the gates close to begin preparing for the transition.

  • Sharpening the spear

    Nov 30, -0001

    In a remote portion of eastern Afghanistan's Paktika province, nestled in between the snow-capped mountain peaks, the Titans of 3rd Squadron, 71st Cavalry Regiment's Security Forces Advise and Assist Team 5 conducted rigorous, skill-sustaining small-arms training Jan. 20 to enhance their readiness for the unexpected days ahead during this deployment.

  • Sharpening the spear

    Nov 30, -0001

    U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Peter Jones, of the Headquarters and Headquarters Troop, 3rd Squadron, 71st Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Infantry Division, coaches a soldier on target identification during the squadron's stress shoot live-fire exercise Jan. 20 at Assistance Platform Rushmore in Paktika province, Afghanistan. As the culminating event of the exercise, soldiers engaged multiple targets to complete the exhaustive course. (Photo by U.S. Army Sgt. Belynda Fullerton, 3rd Squadron, 71st Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Infantry Division)

  • Sharpening the spear

    Nov 30, -0001

    Two soldiers from the Headquarters and Headquarters Troop, 3rd Squadron, 71st Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Infantry Division, simulate the evacuation of a casualty using a Skedco litter Jan. 20, as part of the squadron's stress shoot live-fire exercise at Assistance Platform Rushmore in Paktika province, Afghanistan. The exercise was designed to stress the bodies and minds of the soldiers in order to simulate the effects of sustained combat. (Photo by U.S. Army Sgt. Belynda Fullerton, 3rd Squadron, 71st Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Infantry Division)

  • Sharpening the spear

    Nov 30, -0001

    U.S. Army 1st Sgt. Larry Sack, of the Headquarters and Headquarters Troop, 3rd Squadron, 71st Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Infantry Division, gives a passing grade to Security Force Advise and Assist Team member Army Capt. Quinn Overton Jan. 20 as he completes the weapon assembly and disassembly station of the squadron's stress shoot live-fire exercise at Assistance Platform Rushmore in Paktika province, Afghanistan. (Photo by U.S. Army Sgt. Belynda Fullerton, 3rd Squadron, 71st Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Infantry Division)

  • NSSC Closed 2/5/14

    Feb 5, 2014

    Due to the impending snow storm and the forecasted conditions, the USAG-Natick Garrison Commander has closed the installation for today, Feb. 5 , 2014. With snow predicted to fall at the rate of 1-2 inches per hour starting around 7 a.m., in the best interest of safety the installation will close.

  • Bayern Rangers on the road to Garmisch

    Jan 22, 2014

    Local hockey team to compete in the annual Air Force in Europe tournament, Feb. 20-22

  • Yongsan community remembers Dr. King

    Jan 23, 2014

    A community march from Collier Community Fitness Center to the South Post Chapel commemorated the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the civil rights movement, Jan 19.

  • Sergeant Morales Club welcomes 'the best of the best'

    Jan 22, 2014

    WIESBADEN, Germany - They're the best of the best. That's what a roomful of Soldiers and civilians gathered to acknowledge Jan. 21 at the Community Activity Center on Wiesbaden's Clay Kaserne. They were there to congratulate the four newest members of the prestigious Sergeant Morales Club.

  • Yongsan celebrates past, welcomes New Year

    Jan 22, 2014

    U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan hosted a New Year's Reception to look over the past year's accomplishments and thank community members and neighbors at the R&R Bar and Grill, Jan. 16.

  • Civilian Spotlight: Getting to know Jason L. Flood

    Jan 22, 2014

    Civilian Spotlight: Getting to know Jason L. Flood

  • Aviation chief: Stretch limited flying hours with 'week-long flight'

    Jan 22, 2014

    Less money means fewer flying hours for training pilots and air crews. How can the Army maximize the value of those limited flying hours so Soldiers can get the most out of their time in a real aircraft?

  • Army plans baseline assessment for Network Integration Evaluation 15.1

    Jan 22, 2014

    The U.S. Army will evaluate its tactical network baseline during the Network Integration Evaluation 15.1 in fall 2014 in order to set conditions for future network development and refine focus areas for industry innovation.

  • Corps of Engineers, DOD take aim at aging schools in Europe

    Jan 29, 2014

    Department of Defense Dependents Schools-Europe and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Europe District are engaged in a robust military construction program designed to revitalize dilapidated schoolhouses, some of which were built in the post-World War II era.

  • Premier transitioning now available to Soldiers, but command support required

    Jan 22, 2014

    Soldiers now have the military's best transition program, which the Army began re-engineering about three years ago, said the program's director.

  • Army aviation innovating despite soaring through budgetary headwinds

    Jan 22, 2014

    Fewer dollars means that for Army aviation to remain relevant and ready, it will need to better partner with industry and its sister-services, become more flexible and expeditionary and equip its squadrons with the best intelligence tools it can afford.

  • New tobacco ban takes affect at Tripler

    Jan 21, 2014

    Patients at Tripler Army Medical Center can now breathe a little easier.

  • Students return to Fort Irwin's Lewis Elementary after August 2013 monsoon damage

    Jan 22, 2014

    "We're very glad to be home." Students return to a repaired Lewis Elementary after August 2013 monsoon damage. Ribbon cutting celebrates team effort during transition.

  • AMSAA honors four WWII veterans

    Jan 24, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUNDS, Md. -- The U.S. Army Materiel Systems Analysis Activity presented the Order of Saint Maurice Awards to four World War II veterans at the at the Glen Meadows Retirement Center in December.

  • Brigade leaders share experiences with local company

    Jan 21, 2014

    HEADQUARTERS, U.S. ARMY A LASKA, FORT WAINWRIGHT, Alaska -- The 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division hosted the 2014 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Observance Jan. 15

  • Wounded Soldier hopes to 'pay it forward' as doctor

    Jan 23, 2014

    Maj. Will Lyles, a bilateral amputee, is prepping night and day so he can ace the entry exams for medical school and become a doctor.

  • Operational Contract Support Joint Exercise 2014

    Jan 21, 2014

    The 2014 Operational Contract Support Joint Exercise is being conducted at Fort Bliss, Texas. OCSJX-14 is designed to prepare uniformed and civilian operational contract support professionals to deploy and support any contingency, humanitarian or operational mission. Photos and videos on OCSJX14 can be found at http://ocsjx14.tumblr.com/

  • Bullets and Birds

    Jan 21, 2014

    The annual gunnery exercise in an attack battalion includes some of the best and worst times of an Apache pilot's career. Gunnery is a time to put to use what we train for -- and do it with live ordnance. After battalion gunnery, flight crews earn either great bragging rights or a feeling of "I suppose I'll do better next year."

  • Intel specialist looking for a fight

    Jan 21, 2014

    Russell Parman is willing to wager blood, sweat and tears to conquer his latest challenge. Parman, an intelligence specialist with the Army Contracting Command Intelligence and Security G-2, Redstone Arsenal, Ala., spends his evenings training to compete as a grappler.

  • 'Leadership is inspiring the best in others'

    Jan 23, 2014

    AMC's senior enlisted Soldier brings 30 years experience. as the new command sergeant major for the Army Materiel Command, Sims is ready for the challenges, opportunities and experiences that come with serving as the senior enlisted Soldier at AMC and Redstone Arsenal.

  • Five Soldiers selected for U.S. Olympic Bobsled Team

    Jan 29, 2014

    Five Soldiers in the U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program have been selected for the U.S. Olympic men's bobsled team that will compete at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia.

  • NRMC commander reemphasizes continued support of healing process

    Jan 21, 2014

    NRMC commander visits Community based warrior transition unit.

  • Albuquerque District Engages Future Dam Builders Through STEM

    Jan 21, 2014

    Exploring STEM-related career fields was the theme for the 30 students and 13 adults who visited the District's main office Jan. 3, 2014. To encourage students to consider careers in STEM, or Science, Technology, Engineering and Math, the District partners with several schools, universities and other groups.

  • 13th SC(E) soldiers depart for Sinai Peninsula

    Jan 21, 2014

    Approximately 50 soldiers from the 13th Sustainment Command deployed Jan. 16 to the Sinai Peninsula and will serve as the Headquarters and Headquarters Company for the 1st Support Battalion as part of the Multinational Force and Observer mission.

  • After 30 years, Joint Munitions Command professional retires

    Jan 21, 2014

    "Anytime I can sing the praises of a career with the government, I do," said Darlene Coffey. After more than 30 years, she's aptly qualified to tell the story of government life. Beginning her federal service as a GS-3 clerk-typist, Coffey made her career in human resources, specifically civilian personnel.

  • Wildcat men's basketball team gets mid-season taste of Army life

    Jan 21, 2014

    Fresh off of a conference victory over the Oklahoma Sooners, players and staff of the Kansas State men's basketball team experienced the thrill of simulated flight as they, along with Soldiers from their partner unit, sat in the cockpit of Chinook, Kiowa and Blackhawk helicopter simulators Jan. 15 at Marshall Army Airfield.

  • Tooele does unique Combined Federal Campaign events

    Jan 21, 2014

    "Make it possible" Tooele Army Depot (TEAD) once again participated in the annual fundraising efforts for this year's National Combined Federal Campaign (CFC). Each year TEAD raises thousands of dollars for CFC and in order to resume this type of generosity it was encouraged that each keyworker conduct a 100 percent face-to-face contact and give them the opportunity to donate through the traditional methods of payroll deduction (on-line using MyPay or the CFC web site), credit/debit card, eCheck, cash or check. Though TEAD reached 100 percent goal early during the donation period, they continued striving for additional cash donations through some very unique fundraiser events, such as; the Employee Appreciation Day dunking booth, Turkey Clobber Globber, silent basket auction, and "Get Mugged."

  • Noise Immune Stethoscope approved for production

    Jan 21, 2014

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. (Jan. 21, 2014) -- In collaboration with Active Signal Technologies, a Small Business Innovation Research partner, the U.S. Army Aeromedical Research Laboratory, Fort Rucker, Ala. and U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command, Fort Detrick, Md. developed a medical device that can be used to listen to heart and lung sounds in high-noise environments such as medical evacuation vehicles.

  • Tooele Supports C4 Rocket Motor Storage for U.S. Navy

    Jan 21, 2014

    Beginning early in Fiscal 2012, Tooele Army Depot (TEAD) began providing storage and surveillance support to the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) and support contractor, Alliant Techsystems (ATK). After two successful years of receiving and storing C4 motors for MDA, the U.S. Navy's C4 program manager contacted Tooele requesting for additional storage support for Navy assets.

  • A Look Back at the National Security Agency

    Jan 21, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - The history of cryptology is a twisting one that has many of its roots in Army Intelligence. Conducted primarily by a handful of men and women -- led by the likes of Herbert Yardley and the Black Chamber in World War I, and William Friedman and his brilliant crew in the Signals Intelligence Service in World War II -- cryptology was a burgeoning field in the Twentieth Century.

  • NSSC This Week -- Jan. 21, 2014

    Jan 21, 2014

  • Squashing the stigma: 80th TC promotes healthy living to meet APFT, body weight standards

    Jan 21, 2014

    The 80th Training Command (TASS) conducted a health and fitness retreat for Soldiers with body weight and Army Physical Fitness Test challenges at the command headquarters, Richmond, Va. , Jan. 13-15, 2014.

  • U.S. airlift Rwandans to Central African Republic

    Jan 21, 2014

    Two U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III aircraft operating at the request of the French government and African Union authorities continued airlifting a Rwandan mechanized battalion Jan. 19. The joint operation with personnel from the U.S. Army and U.S. Air Force is in support of an African Union effort to confront destabilizing forces and violence within Central African Republic.

  • Arrowhead Brigade sweeps over National Training Center

    Nov 30, -0001

    The 3-2 Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 7th Infantry Division, arrived at the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif., early this month to prepare its soldiers for a month of intense training.

  • 2011 Frankfurt airport shooting illustrates terrorism's 'evolving threat'

    Jan 21, 2014

    In March 2011 a gunman attacked U.S. Airmen at Germany's Frankfurt International Airport. As the anniversary of that attack approaches, U.S. Army Europe antiterrorism officials are using that tragic incident to help illustrate terrorism's "evolving threat."

  • 18th MP Bde. Self Defense Class

    Jan 21, 2014

    SEMBACH, Germany - Three Soldiers of the 18th Military Police Brigade and a civilian instructor taught a self defense class to 18th MP Bde. Soldiers and spouses Nov. 7th at Sembach Kaserne.

  • Afghanistan National Army personnel train on patient evacuation

    Jan 21, 2014

    KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- Members of the Afghanistan National Army (ANA) and the Afghanistan National Military Hospital (NMH) participated in a Mass Casualty (MASCAL) Evacuation training conducted by soldiers assigned to the US Armed Forces- Afghanistan (USFOR-A),at the Kabul New Compound, Jan. 21.

  • Service members celebrate a legacy

    Nov 30, -0001

    Service members celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and how his dream of equality for all still lives on today. This observance was hosted by the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Jan. 20, 2014, at Bagram Air Field, Parwan province, Afghanistan.

  • A family bond

    Nov 30, -0001

    Connections are hard to find when there is more than 7,000 miles between loved ones. Two military families found a special way to keep their bond despite the separation. As two dads approached the end of their tour in Afghanistan, they discovered a way for their children to begin a homecoming countdown.

  • Vicenza, Italy, based 7th Weather Squadron Airmen train with Alpini soldiers in snowy Alps

    Jan 21, 2014

    Surrounded by a thick blanket of snow, U.S. Air Force 7th Weather Squadron Airmen from Caserma Ederle and Katterbach, Illesheim and Wiesbaden, Germany, undertook training with Italian Army soldiers of the Comando Truppe Alpini-Servizio Meteomont in late December at Passo Tonale, Italy. About 20 weather personnel participated in the training including seven Airmen, nine Alpini and four others from allied militaries. The Servizio Meteomont personnel constitute a cadre of weather personnel within the Alpini troop structure. Passo Tonale is in the Southern Alps between the Lombardy and Trentino regions. The primary goal of this five-day training was to further strategic NATO partnerships while learning new skills in the realm of weather and weather forecasting. "We value this opportunity as a capstone annual event to feature our capabilities as Air Force weather personnel supporting U.S. Army Africa and the 173d Airborne here at Vicenza, and other U.S. Army and Air Force units in deployed environments," said Air Force Capt. Jason Scalzitti, commander of the 7th Weather Squadron's Detachment 3.

  • 18th MP Bde. Soldiers 'Get Fit, Stay Fit' during Fitness Expo

    Jan 21, 2014

    Soldiers, civilians, and Family members assembled at the Sembach Fitness Center for the U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz Sports and Fitness "Get Fit, Stay Fit" Fitness Expo on Jan. 11.

  • 266th FMSC deploys to support CENTCOM, OEF

    Jan 21, 2014

    Soldiers from the 21st Theater Sustainment Command's 266th Finance Management Support Center departed for a nine-month deployment in support of Operation Enduring Freedom from Ramstein Airbase, Germany, Jan. 19.

  • ROKAF cadets learn U.S. Patriot missile anatomy

    Jan 22, 2014

    Nearly 100 Republic of Korea Air Force cadets visited Delta Battery of the 6th Battalion, 52nd Air Defense Artillery Regiment here, January 21 as part of the ongoing 7th Air Force Fighter Wing partnership program.

  • Remembering the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

    Jan 23, 2014

    Soldiers from 210th Field artillery Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division gathered together at the Warrior's Club Jan. 15, 2014 on Camp Casey to remember and celebrate the impact and influence on humanity by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. King. He not only had a significant impact on the civil rights movement but also the human rights movement. King's guiding beliefs as a nonviolent advocate is similar to our Warrior Ethos. He stood up for the voiceless regardless of race, religion, gender, national origin, or color.

  • Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)

    Jan 21, 2014

  • Senior leaders from 210th Field Artillery Brigade participate in Warrior Leader Crucible team compet

    Jan 20, 2014

    Five teams from 210th Field Artillery Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division participated in the first Warrior Leader Crucible team competition Jan. 14, 2014 on Camp Casey, South Korea. The division-wide Warrior Leader Crucible event was designed to test the mettle, teamwork and the mastery of individual skills and knowledge including chemical defense, tactical communications, combat casualty care, weapons skills, and a foot march. The event was an opportunity to highlight the demanding training required of 2ID leaders as they prepare to Fight Tonight to defend the Republic of Korea. The 6th Battalion, 37th Field Artillery Regiment, 210th FA Bde. team, Lt. Col. Mark Brock, from Stillwater, Okla., the battalion commander, and 1st Sgt. Joseph Taylor, from Waterford, Conn., the bravo battery first sergeant, took fourth place out of 40 teams.

  • Berks County Stand Down at Veteran's Grove

    Jan 20, 2014

    READING, Pa. - Various veteran organizations came together for an armed forces Stand Down at Veteran's Grove in Reading, Pa., on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014. The primary purpose of the event was to help feed and clothe local veterans, many of whom are homeless.

  • Camp Humphreys Army Health Clinic

    Dec 22, 2014

    Army Health Clinic To call the Appointment Line, dial 737-2273 (CARE) and use Option 2 (Military TMC) or Option 3 (Camp Humphreys Health Clinic).

  • U.S. military spouse found dead in Italy (Italiano)

    Jan 24, 2014

    Moglie di militare Americano trovata senza vita. Sabato mattina 18 gennaio, la moglie di un Sergente dell'Esercito USA in servizio presso la sede di Napoli dell'Organizzazione del Patto Atlantico รจ stata trovata priva di vita nella propria abitazione di Licola, Italia.

  • U.S. military spouse found dead in Italy

    Jan 24, 2014

    The spouse of a U.S. Army staff sergeant assigned to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization in Naples, Italy was found dead in her home in Licola, Italy, Saturday Jan. 18, 2014.

  • The Dream Still Lives

    Jan 23, 2014

    4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Task Force Patriot Soldiers remember Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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