Archive: Jan 2014

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  • ACC-Warren helps local community

    Jan 16, 2014

    Contract specialists and leaders from the Force Projection and Tools Contracting Division at Army Contracting Command-Warren, Mich., made the holidays a little brighter for some Michigan families.

  • ASC certifies 6 Soldiers as Basic Combatives Instructors

    Jan 16, 2014

    Six Soldiers from the Army Sustainment Command received their certificates of training after completing the weeklong Combatives Level I course at Rock Island Arsenal, Ill., Jan. 10, officially making them Basic Combatives Instructors.

  • Craft awarded SAME RVP Medal

    Jan 16, 2014

    HOUSTON -- U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District Civil Engineer Franchelle Craft was recognized with the Society of American Military Engineers' Regional Vice President's Medal yesterday during the Houston-Galveston Post's Public Agency of the Year Banquet for her outstanding service to the society.

  • Commanding General of Joint Munitions Command visits Hawthorne Army Depot

    Jan 16, 2014

  • Military training equals skills in STEM Ed

    Jan 17, 2014

    Today about 3 million positions are vacant because companies can't find workers with basic technical skills in science, technology, engineering and math, also known as STEM. That's why 93 students from the Grafenwoehr Elementary school in Germany, took a field trip on Jan. 14 to the Joint Multinational Training Command.

  • SMDC employees remember Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

    Jan 17, 2014

    Honoring the legacy of the America's most notable civil rights leader

  • USAG Ansbach, 12th CAB highlight civil rights for MLK Jr. Day celebration

    Feb 7, 2014

    U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach and 12th Combat Aviation Brigade hosted a celebration of the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. at the Von Steuben Community Center today.

  • Regional Corps of Engineers commander to retire, transition to next career in North Texas

    Nov 30, -0001

    Brig. Gen. Thomas W. Kula, the commander of the Southwestern Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, will retire from the U.S. Army after 32 years of service, effective April 11. The Southwestern Division will change command on April 4, and will include Kula's retirement ceremony.

  • Fort Belvoir Commander Speaks at Pentagon's MLK Observance

    Jan 17, 2014

    Army Col. Greg Gadson, garrison commander of Fort Belvoir, Va. provided the keynote address during the Pentagon's annual commemoration of the life of Martin Luther King Jr. held in the Pentagon auditorium 16 Jan., 2014.

  • Some stories should never be forgotten

    Jan 19, 2014

    Medal of Honor recipients Walter Marm Jr. and Don Jenkins, along with actor Stephen Lang (Tombstone, Avatar) visited with Soldiers at Forward Operating Base Gamberi Jan. 12, 2014, and gave the service members there a treat in the form of excerpts from Lang's play Beyond Glory.

  • Rucksack to rotor blades: Career change returns former infantry NCO to Afghanistan as Army Black Haw

    Jan 16, 2014

    FORWARD OPERATING BASE SHANK, Afghanistan -- As a child, Chief Warrant Officer 3 Michael Young once dreamed of being a police officer. To reach that goal, after graduating high school, he enlisted as an infantryman in the U.S. Army with the intention of gaining experience to prepare him for law enforcement.

  • 10th CAB Soldier receives surprise welcome home from World War II veteran grandfather

    Jan 16, 2014

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. - As Staff Sgt. Russell S. Robinsky marched into the hangar at Wheeler-Sack Army Airfield, Fort Drum, on Friday he knew it wouldn't be long before he would be reunited with his Family after a nine-month deployment to eastern Afghanistan.

  • 4th BCT Soldiers teach 60 mm mortar system to Afghan troops

    Jan 16, 2014

    LAGHMAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan -- The M-224 60 mm mortar system, a staple of American light infantry operations, is fast becoming one for the Afghan National Army.

  • 10th Mountain Division headquarters, support elements case colors for Afghanistan

    Jan 16, 2014

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. - Some 1,000 Soldiers assigned to 10th Mountain Division (LI) headquarters and several 10th Sustainment Brigade battalions marked the official start of their yearlong deployment to Afghanistan during a casing ceremony Thursday at Magrath Sports Complex.

  • Still not too late to get the shot

    Jan 16, 2014

    As the holidays fade into the months of winter, we enter the period commonly characterized as "cold and flu season," which usually peaks in January and February.

  • Katterbach Army Health Clinic earns national recognition as an Army Medical Home

    Jan 16, 2014

    After nearly a year of hard work, the Katterbach Army Health Clinic has been recognized by the National Committee for Quality Assurance, or NCQA, as an Army Patient Centered Medical Home.

  • Fake blood, real effects

    Jan 16, 2014

  • Command message: Remember Dr. King's legacy, stay safe

    Jan 16, 2014

    Col. Christopher M. Benson, USAG Ansbach and Franconia Military Community commander, addresses the importance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day and the importance of staying safe over the holiday weekend.

  • 'Maj. Clo' feels the heat at Natick

    Jan 16, 2014

    If he's a bit of a hot head these days, you'll have to excuse him. "Maj. Clo" is just doing his job. Lately, he's literally been feeling the heat at work, because Maj. Clo is the thermal test manikin at the U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine.

  • Retired air defender recounts aftermath of MLK assassination

    Jan 23, 2014

    With furrowed brow, Command Sgt. Maj. (Ret.) James T. Carr told the story of a young boy living in Memphis, Tenn. where Martin Luther King, Jr. was killed, to the attendees of the annual MLK observance held at the Osan officer's club Jan. 15.

  • Arnn Elementary hosts school-level National Geographic Bee

    Feb 18, 2014

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Jan. 15, 2014) -- "The islands of Madura and Bali are a part of which country?" After pondering for 15 seconds and writing "Indonesia" on a dry-erase board, John O. Arnn Elementary sixth-grader Kaden Merrell claimed victory with a double fist pump in the air.

  • Iraq War veteran: Trust is key for leaders

    Jan 15, 2014

  • 316th Cavalry Brigade focuses on functional training

    Jan 15, 2014

  • MCoE plans for changes to civilian workforce

    Jan 15, 2014

  • I-185 ACP to close for re-striping

    Jan 15, 2014

  • Postwide prescribed burns help prevent future wildfires

    Jan 15, 2014

  • Revised OER process to take effect April 1

    Jan 15, 2014

  • Two post schools attend regional competition

    Jan 15, 2014

  • Fort Benning American Red Cross is looking for volunteers

    Jan 15, 2014

  • Commentary: Remember King's legacy

    Jan 15, 2014

  • Soldiers help students build trust

    Jan 15, 2014

  • Big year planned for post sports

    Jan 15, 2014

  • BSTB advances to winner's bracket finals

    Jan 15, 2014

  • Top officer addresses SMDC work force

    Jan 15, 2014

    Lt. Gen. David Mann holds town halls in Huntsville, Colorado Springs

  • G-8: Soldier levels could drop to 420,000 by 2019

    Jan 16, 2014

    The G-8 reiterated what the secretary of the Army and chief of staff have both said about downsizing Soldier levels to under 450,000 -- "even at 450, it's a high risk for the mission sets and mission tasks that have been given to us."

  • Army junior air rifle team set

    Jan 15, 2014

  • Commentary: Cheaters never win, winners never cheat

    Jan 15, 2014

  • Show has heart of champion

    Jan 15, 2014

  • Last Army Reserve Cavalry unit prepares for upcoming training mission

    Jan 16, 2014

    Stetsons and spurs are the signature items of the U.S. Calvary. They no longer mount and ride horses, but instead take to the ground and sky in vehicles that make them an essential force multiplier. The Troopers of the 2-398th Cavalry Regiment have another signature item of distinction. They are the last Cavalry unit in the U.S. Army Reserve.

  • 413th CSB hosts Pacific disaster training exercise

    Jan 15, 2014

    Enhancing war fighter capabilities through contracting and financial management was the mission statement for this year's disaster training exercise hosted by the 413th Contracting Support Brigade, Nov. 17-22 at the Hawaii Army National Guard Training Facility.

  • 2014 Army Business Transformation Report: Providing readiness at best value

    Jan 22, 2014

    The 2014 Army Business Transformation Report outlines the Army's efforts to improve governance over the Army's Business Mission Area, assert audit readiness, enable cost-informed enterprise governance, improve the efficiency and effectiveness of business operations, reduce overhead in institutional headquarters, and lower the costs of the Army business IT portfolio.

  • Volunteers Help Corps of Engineers Staff at Abiquiu Lake Survey Bald Eagles

    Jan 15, 2014

    Corps of Enigneers, Albuquerque District staff at Abiquiu Lake has partnered with volunteers for more than a decade to participate in the national midwinter bald eagle survey. This year's results: 14 eagles counted Jan. 4, 2014.

  • Bullville Army Reserve engineers win Sapper competition

    Jan 16, 2014

    Companies of the 854th Engineer Battalion participated in a Sapper Stakes competition during a three-day battle assembly at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., recently.

  • Army aviation has 'unique capabilities' for civil support, consequence management

    Jan 16, 2014

    From floods to earthquakes, Army aviation takes on a range of missions during times of crises to save lives and protect the health and well-being of affected populations in the United States and abroad.

  • 412th Theater Engineer Command Receives High Flying EAGLE Award

    Nov 30, -0001

    U.S. Army Reserve Maj. Gen. William M. Buckler Jr., Commanding General of 412th Theater Engineer Command, received the High Flying EAGLE Award for the 412th TEC from Wally Wallace, Director of Army Reserve Internal Review, in a ceremony held at the George A. Morris Army Reserve Center in Vicksburg, Miss.

  • Polcawich selected to receive 2012 Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers

    Jan 17, 2014

    Dr. Ronald Polcawich, team lead for Piezoelectric-Micro Electro-Mechanical Systems (PiezoMEMS) Technology in the U.S. Army Research Laboratory's Sensors and Electron Devices Directorate, was recently selected to receive the 2012 Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers. This is the highest honor bestowed by the United States Government on science and engineering professionals in the early stages of their independent research careers.

  • Welcome to Operational Contract Support Joint Exercise 2014

    Jan 15, 2014

    Col. Timothy Strange, commander, 412th Contracting Support Brigade, addresses Operational Contract Support Joint Exercise 2014 attendees at Fort Bliss, Texas, Jan. 14. OCSJX-14 officially began with an opening ceremony followed by a social. More than 500 contracting personnel from 40 agencies and several countries have gathered at Fort Bliss for OCSJX-14. You can follow the exercise online at http://ocsjx14.tumblr.com.

  • Army Reserve Sustainment Command provides contracting, logistics support

    Jan 15, 2014

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - As the United States military prepares to transition out of Afghanistan, it is crucial to have a good understanding of the challenges such a mission holds. Military units such as the Army Reserve Sustainment Command understand the magnitude of it and can support acquisition and logistics operations successfully.

  • 'We Want To Help Bring Groups Together'

    Jan 15, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Helping veterans overcome the long-term effects of post traumatic stress disorder and other mental health issues doesn't start in the nation's capitol or in a legislator's office.

  • Veteran Athlete Training Allowances

    Jan 15, 2014

  • Calibration Workers Receive Lifesaving Advice

    Jan 15, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The Test Measurement and Diagnostic Equipment Activity holds Safety Day each year to meet an annual requirement. But this observance means more than just checking the block.

  • SMDC Commander Praises Local Science Community

    Jan 21, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- In his first speaking appearance at the annual membership luncheon of the Air, Space and Missile Defense Association on Jan. 7, Lt. Gen. David Mann expressed his appreciation for the group's recognition of the area's scientists and engineers, and for its efforts in encouraging local students to study the sciences in pursuit of future careers.

  • 3rd ID to focus sexual assault training on "Bystanders"

    Jan 15, 2014

    FORT STEWART, Ga. -- Thirty senior noncommissioned officers from 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team and 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, recently became the first Soldiers in the division to be officially certified as Bystander Intervention facilitators.

  • Redstone's Senior Aviator Soars Into Retirement

    Jan 15, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Maj. Gen. Tim Crosby has made a name for himself as a general who leads the Army's aviation programs with the passion of a Soldier in war.

  • Vice chief discusses SHARP, Army restructure during visit to Hood

    Jan 16, 2014

    Vice Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. John F. Campbell visited with leaders and Soldiers, including a select group of female troops from across Fort Hood, Texas, Jan. 6, 2014.

  • Black Jack Soldiers, Families reunite

    Jan 15, 2014

  • 'Ohana Heroes Project' studies deployment's impact on families

    Jan 15, 2014

    A Department of Defense-funded research project is investigating the effects of military deployment on families.

  • Fewer wounded Soldiers prompt Fort Dix unit closure

    Jan 15, 2014

    FORT DIX, N.J. (January 15, 2014) -- On February 9, the Army announced the closure of the Fort Dix Warrior Transition Unit as one of several changes to the Warrior Care and Transition Program (WCTP) designed to meet the evolving needs of the Army. These changes include: Warrior Transition Unit (WTU) organizational modifications, some other WTU inactivations, and a shift in how the Army manages care and transition for Soldiers who are healing in their home communities.

  • Officer who chronicled New York's 'Fighting 69th'from Ground Zero to Baghdad takes battalion command

    Jan 16, 2014

    New York Army National Guard Major Sean Flynn, a Delmar, N.Y. resident who wrote a book about New York's "Fighting 69th" Infantry in Iraq, and a veteran of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, has been tapped to take command of the battalion. Flynn served as a company commander in the 1st Battalion, 69th Infantry in Baghdad in 2004 and 2005, and deployed again as the second-in-command of the New York Army National Guard's 2nd Battalion, 108th Infantry in western Afghanistan in 2012. A member of the Flynn family has served in the 69th Infantry in the Civil War, World War I, and World War II, and most recently Major Flynn in Iraq.

  • Afghans train for Fire Missions

    Jan 15, 2014

    "Our purpose for coming here was to have a training event where our ANA instructors and master gunners are completely in the lead," said 1st. Lt. Adam Roberts.

  • Taming sustainment costs key to keeping Army aviation aloft

    Jan 16, 2014

    Sustainment costs are eating away at Army aviation and new approaches are needed to rein in the costs, said Maj. Gen. Lynn A. Collyar.

  • The American Veteran - September 2013

    Nov 30, -0001

    ℠2013- A video news magazine designed to inform veterans, their families and their communities about the services and benefits they have earned through their service to America. Also available in high definition.

  • Sapper remembered for professionalism, humor

    Jan 15, 2014

    Soldiers and civilians paid tribute to the life of Spc. James Misenhimer, a combat engineer with the 21st Theater Sustainment Command's 370th Sapper Company, 54th Engineer Battalion, 18th Engineer Brigade and a native of La Quinta, Calif., during a memorial service at the post chapel on Warner Barracks Jan. 13.

  • Town Hall with Q&As 14 January 2014

    Jan 23, 2014

    Slides from the 14 January 2014 Town Hall

  • Soldier Spotlight: Getting to know Pfc. Terrell J. Hooker

    Jan 15, 2014

    Soldier Spotlight: Getting to know Pfc. Terrell J. Hooker

  • PMG, DFBA Director Visit Biometric Pilot Program

    Jan 15, 2014

    Provost Marshal General MG David Quantock and Defense Forensics and Biometrics Agency (DFBA) Director Don Salo attended a demonstration of a biometric access control system at the Mark Center in Alexandria, Va., on Jan. 13, 2014.

  • 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington

    Nov 30, -0001

    Washington Foreign Press Center briefing provides background and context on the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington (August 28, 1963) and the civil rights movement of the 1960s. It also provides insight into how public officials and private entrepreneurs are currently working to revitalize the city. The FPC briefing starts with a viewing of "The March", a short documentary about the March on Washington culminating in excerpts from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s famous "I Have a Dream" speech. After that, Taylor Branch, the Pulitzer prize-winning author of the America in the King Years trilogy talks about the significance of the March on Washington and discuss the ongoing civil rights movement in America.

  • D.C. National Guardsmen Provide Assistance During the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights March on

    Nov 30, -0001

    D.C. National Guardsmen provide assistance to local law enforcement, federal agencies and first responders during the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights March on Washington August 24, 2013. Includes sound bites from Sgt. Phillip Schmidt, 224th Aviation Co., D.D. ARNG. Also available in high definition.

  • Berkeley-breaking the military stigma

    Jan 15, 2014

    Late in 2012 the academic community saw the return of ROTC to several college campuses where it was perceived to have been unwelcome. But for all of its Vietnam era stigma, the University of California, Berkeley has been welcoming the military for several years now. Although newly assigned ROTC instructors and cadre arrive to Berkeley with apprehension because they expect a negative climate, Dr. Kathryn Scott, director of physical education at the university, said they are pleasantly surprised when actually immersed in the campus community. Recently she was in San Antonio to attend the 2014 Army All-American Bowl and gather with other community leaders and educators to discuss advocacy ideas for Army ROTC.

  • Former ISAF Commander Visits Task Force Patriot

    Jan 15, 2014

    Gen.(R) David McKiernan, now advisor to the Army Chief of Staff, visits Task Force Patriot at Forward Operating Base Gamberi Jan. 12, 2014, to learn how their mission has gone working as a Security Force Assistance Brigade so he can take that knowledge to benefit future deploying units.

  • Virtual career fair brings employers to job seekers

    Jan 16, 2014

    Separating from the service or heading back to the States soon? Land a job before your plane does

  • Rape Aggression Defense training conducted at Camp Zama

    Feb 18, 2014

    Rape Aggression Defense training was conducted Jan. 13 and 14 here, allowing participants to learn a vital -- possibly lifesaving -- skill, the training instructor said.

  • Cavalry Troops prepare for 1,400-mile Californian journey

    Jan 27, 2014

    FORT HOOD, Texas -- Caravans of cargo flatbeds began lining motor pools of the 1st "Ironhorse" Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, from Jan. 13 to 16, here. In a combined effort, Company A, 115th "Muleskinner" Brigade Support Battalion of the Ironhorse Bde. along with the 297th "Ghostriders" Inland Cargo Transfer Company, 180th Transportation Bn., 4th Sustainment Bde., 13th Sustainment Command began the process of preparing more than 100 shipping containers for movement to the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif.

  • Retiring Army Guard director: Preserve this national treasure

    Jan 15, 2014

    Retiring after 43 years serving the nation, the director of the Army National Guard challenged his successors to maintain the standard of a force at a 377-year peak.

  • Odierno presents logistics excellence award to Fort Leonard Wood team

    Jan 14, 2014

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond Odierno presented the fiscal 2012 Army Combined Logistics Excellence Award to the Fort Leonard Wood Tank-automotive and Armaments Command's Fleet Management Expansion team, known as FMX, during his visit to the installation Monday.

  • Military affairs advisor retires

    Jan 14, 2014

    More than four decades of service to Army comes to an end

  • Lifelong Alaskan gives Corps a familiar face

    Jan 14, 2014

    Calling him a late bloomer would be as inaccurate as saying Alaska is not cold in winter -- conditions he is acquainted with when working at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers -- Alaska District's Northern Area Office in Fairbanks.

  • 8th TSC chaplain wraps up 40 years of service

    Jan 14, 2014

    His life has been a roller coaster, an experience he equates to the ups and downs of ocean waves. During his four decades as a chaplain in the U.S. Army, the tide was sometimes so high it washed over the embankments, but other times it was so shallow the fish clamored for their lives. Chaplain (Col.) Dave Neetz's story started out, like many great ones do, because of a girl ... the problem was she smoked.

  • Financial office loses another to retirement

    Jan 14, 2014

    Analyst retires with 30 years of service

  • Fort Stewart Soldier named finalist for USO Volunteer of the Year

    Jan 15, 2014

    A Fort Stewart Soldier deployed to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom was honored as the United Service Organizations' 2013 Southwest Asia Volunteer of the Year in a ceremony at Fort Stewart, Ga., Jan. 14, 2013.

  • Army aviation flying smarter into fiscal squeeze

    Jan 15, 2014

    As Army aviation's flight path continues through the drawdown and budgetary constraints, it will swap some helicopters around and defund others, said Maj. Gen. Kevin W. Mangum.

  • Local Army Reserve Unit Reaches Out to Homeless Veterans

    Jan 14, 2014

    The Army Reserve Sustainment Command in Birmingham, Ala., is making it part of their unit outreach to help local homeless veterans.

  • Odierno pleased with Fort Leonard Wood's value, unique capabilities

    Jan 27, 2014

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond Odierno visited the operations on Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., for the first time, Jan. 13, 2014,

  • TRICARE ends walk-in admin services at 189 facilities

    Jan 15, 2014

    TRICARE military health plan service centers will end administrative walk-in services in the United States, April 1, 2014, Pentagon officials said Jan. 13, 2014.

  • Faces of the Force: Maj. Thomas Jagielski

    Jan 14, 2014

    Maj. Thomas Jagielski, Assistant Product Manager (APM) for the One System Remote Video Terminal (OSRVT) is profiled in "Faces of the Force", an online feature highlighting members of the Army Acquisition Workforce. Produced by the U.S. Army Acquisition Support Center Communication Division, and working closely with public affairs officers, Soldiers and Civilians currently serving in a variety of AL&T disciplines are featured every other week. For more information, or to nominate someone, please contact 703-805-1006.

  • Army AL&T magazine focuses on the Army industrial base

    Mar 18, 2014

    MoBs, FaCs, STEM and FMS--these are just a few of the ways that the U.S. Army, along with DOD and others, is working to preserve the knowledge, skills and capabilities that make up its industrial base. You can read about them all in the new edition of Army AL&T magazine, available online now.

  • Japanese Soldiers train at National Training Center for the first time

    Jan 14, 2014

    Members of the Japanese Ground Self Defense Force arrived at Fort Irwin in a first-ever deployment of its kind. It is a trip eight years in the making. Global operational tempo of U.S. military forces in previous years made it difficult to schedule JGSDF units into the National Training Center's training calendar. Japanese military planners persisted and finally realized their goal this month.

  • Garrett nominated for key post in Europe

    Jan 14, 2014

    The U.S. Department of Defense announced this afternoon that the president has nominated Lt. Gen. William B. Garrett III, for reappointment to the rank of lieutenant general and for assignment as deputy commander, United States European Command, Germany. Garrett is currently serving as deputy commanding general, United States Army Forces Command, Fort Bragg, N.C. The president has also nominated Maj. Gen. Patrick J. Donahue II, for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general and assignment as deputy commanding general, United States Army Forces Command, Fort Bragg, N.C. Donahue is currently serving as commanding general, United States Army Africa/Southern European Task Force, Italy.

  • 2014 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Tri-Signed Letter

    Jan 15, 2014

    Celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr. Day "Remember, Celebrate, Act! A Day On, Not a Day Off!"

  • With Army tools, NCOs can help Soldiers achieve their educational goals

    Jan 14, 2014

    Did you know it's possible for an enlisted Soldier to earn a degree by the end of his or her first term of enlistment? The framework is in place and the degree programs are available, but Army officials say Soldiers often don't learn of the opportunities until they have been in the Army for years

  • Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Safety Message

    Jan 17, 2014

    On 20 January, our Nation will remember and celebrate the life of one of our most respected leaders, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. When we celebrate this holiday, we are celebrating the life and legacy of a man who brought hope and healing to our Nation and honor the values he exemplified in his life as well as his teachings-courage, truth, respect, integrity, humility, and service. These same values are what make our country strong.

  • U.S. Army Initial Military Training welcomes new command sergeant major

    Jan 14, 2014

    A ceremony marking a change of responsibility for the command sergeant major of U.S. Army Initial Military Training and senior enlisted advisor for Senior Commander, Army Element Fort Eustis took place Jan. 10 at Fort Eustis.

  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Safety Message

    Jan 14, 2014

    On 20 January 2014, we celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. On this day, we honor the contributions he made to the American Civil Rights movement that significantly improved our American way of life.

  • Airmen help 'Hamilton's Own' get equipment to Yuma Proving Ground

    Jan 14, 2014

    Soldiers from the 1st Battalion, 5th Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, and Airmen from the 22nd Airlift Squadron, 60th Air Mobility Group, Travis Air Force Base, Calif., conducted a joint Emergency Deployment Readiness Exercise on Jan. 9 at Forbes Field. "Hamilton's Own" Soldiers partnered with a C-5 Galaxy crew to load and secure two tactical vehicles in support of the battalion's training mission from Jan. 14 to Feb. 8 at Yuma Proving Ground in Yuma, Ariz.

  • Q&A with Brig. Gen. Ted Harrison (Part II)

    Jan 14, 2014

    The Army Contracting Command NewsBlast editor recently sat down with the ACC commanding general to get his thoughts on the command, events and the future of military contracting. This is part 2 of a 2-part series. Part 1 is available at http://www.army.mil/article/118018/.

  • Safety top priority on chem-demil ship, officials say

    Jan 15, 2014

    The mission involving the Field Deployable Hydrolysis System, which will be used aboard the cargo ship MV Cape Ray later this month as part of a U.N. mission to destroy bulk chemical weapons from Syria, is expected to begin Jan. 17, 2014.

  • Army AL&T Spotlight

    Mar 18, 2014

    This profile of an outstanding AL&T professional was originally published in the Jan. - March 2014 issue of Army AL&T magazine.

  • Meeting with 5th Afghan Border Police in Torkham

    Jan 14, 2014

  • Picatinny project engineer prepares for overseas mission

    Jan 24, 2014

    The New Year may serve as an impetus for change among many employees at Picatinny Arsenal. For one Picatinny engineer, that change starts in France. For 11 years, Sandra Gomez has been a project engineer at the Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center. But this month Gomez's career will take a new trajectory as she begins a three to five year position as the technical director for the RDECOM International Technology Center in France.

  • Developing NCOs one evaluation at a time

    Jan 14, 2014

    Command Sgt. Maj. Joseph Singerhouse teaches his Soldiers at Forward Operating Base Torkham the proper way to produce noncommisioned officer evaluation reports during a session of the Wild Boar Will series of classes Jan. 11, 2014.

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