Archive: Feb 2014

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  • Tripler celebrates Army Hospital Corps birthday

    Mar 3, 2014

    Tripler Army Medical Center celebrates the 127th Hospital Corps Birthday and recognized General Order number 29, the 68 career management fields and the privilage of answering the nation's call to conserve the fighting strength.

  • Corps promotes largest STEM related event in South

    Nov 30, -0001

    Engineer Career week is celebrated all over the country. The Jacksonville District Corps of Engineers does it's part by offering a day during that week of interaction with local schools, a day of fun, learning and providing information on careers. The two sponsors of Engineer Career week at the district, Society of Military Engineers (SAME) and Jacksonville District, support STEM education, and sponsor various programs associated with STEM.

  • Peace named Nashville District Employee of the Month for January 2014

    Nov 30, -0001

    Park Ranger Sarah Peace, a natural resource specialist at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District's Center Hill Lake in Lancaster, Tenn., is the Employee of the Month for January 2014.

  • 304th ESB supports medical exercise during Key Resolve 14 Exercise

    Feb 28, 2014

    The Soldiers from 2nd Platoon, Charlie Company, 304th Expeditionary Signal Battalion, 1st Signal Brigade, made the trek from USAG Humphreys to North Star Range, near Camp Stanley in Uijeongbu, to provide communications support to 168th Multifunctional Medical Battalion, 65th Medical Brigade, on Feb. 24, 2014.

  • Iron Brigade celebrated African-American history

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers from the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division hosted this year's African-American/Black History Month Observance Feb. 18 at the Centennial Banquet and Conference Center.

  • Bath salts--what's in a name?

    Mar 4, 2014

    The street names of this dangerous product create an illusion that using it will lead to relaxation or an exhilarating high. But the reality is that the use of bath salts comes with unpredictable reactions and dangerous consequences.

  • Adequate sleep brings benefits for a lifetime

    Feb 28, 2014

    Vital tasks carried out during sleep help maintain good health and enable people to function optimally. Not getting enough sleep can be dangerous to mental and physical health.

  • Vietnam experience inspires veteran to create overnight delivery company

    Mar 4, 2014

    During his wartime service, Fred Smith was impressed with the effectiveness of wartime logistics and Marine Corps leadership values. He thought he might be able to use some of that experience to build a successful business in the civilian sector.

  • Army HR system to deploy to the Army beginning in March

    Feb 28, 2014

    WASHINGTON, D.C. (Integrated Personnel and Pay System-Army Public Affairs, March 3 2014) -- The Army is deploying a human resources system designed to improve the way the force manages Soldiers�' information. The Integrated Personnel and Pay System-Army system will ultimately ensure Soldiers are paid on time and accurately. The Army intends to incrementally release IPPS-A over the coming years to accommodate necessary testing and training. IPPS-A�'s first release, called Release 1, is deployed in three waves and provides a multi-Component trusted database with the Soldier Record Brief and nine pre-defined personnel queries. Wave 1 provides the Army National Guard with a trusted database and the ability for a Soldier to view and retrieve their SRB. Wave 2 provides the same capability to the Active Army. Wave 3 is available to all Components and provides Soldiers, administrators and leaders the ability to view and retrieve SRBs and provide leaders and administrators access to nine pre-defined queries.

  • ARNG to Receive the First Release of IPPS-A

    Mar 4, 2014

    Wave 1 of the Integrated Personnel and Pay System- Army (IPPS-A) will deploy its first release in three waves, starting with the Army National Guard.

  • Agua mala (bad water), USACE, in conjunction with ENLACE, work to improve quality of life

    Mar 7, 2014

    Puerto Rico, Spanish for "rich port," is a 3,515-square mile island, home to about 3.6 million people, about a third of which live in the San Juan metropolitan area. It is sometimes referred to in Spanish as "La Isla del Encanto," or the Enchanted Island. But for the 26,000 who live in the Caño Martín Peña area, most of whom live under the poverty level, the "enchanted" description might seem a bit hollow. The Jacksonville District, in conjunction with ENLACE, is working to improve the quality of life for the people living in the impoverished and environmentally degraded Caño.

  • Army Enlisted Medical Corps Celebrates 127 Years

    Feb 28, 2014

    For 127 years, the Army Enlisted Medical Corps has provided quality care and selfless service to Soldiers, Retirees and Family members on the home front and on the battlefield.

  • SRMC Observes Patient Safety Week 2014, provides tools to 'Navigate Your Health... Safely'

    Feb 28, 2014

    At the Southern Regional Medical Command, we take our job, caring for America's Sons and Daughters, very seriously and part of that includes patient safety. This year's theme for Patient Safety Week is "Navigate your Health... Safely" and I'd like to tell you about some tools you can use that will help guide you safely on your trip through the Army Medicine healthcare system.

  • Fairbanks couple supports military through kindness, selfless service

    Feb 28, 2014

    The Interior Alaska communities celebrate those who serve and support Soldiers and family members during their tours of duty here by making them feel at home. One local couple has taken that hospitality to whole new level for more than 30 years.

  • Summer Moving Tips

    Feb 28, 2014

    ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, ILL. -- (Feb. 28, 2014) With the busy summer moving season soon arriving, the Transportation Office would like to pass on some key moving tips to the community. The Defense Personal Property Program (DP3) is in its third successful year providing improved quality of life for our service members, civilian employees and their families. DPS not only provides direct and empowered communications between the service member and the Transportation Service Provider 24/7/365 days a year but now also provides shipment status and storage notifications by email.

  • 1st Air Cav units earn division, FORSCOM maintenance awards

    Nov 30, -0001

    A 1st Air Cavalry Brigade unit is in the running for an Army-level maintenance award to be decided this spring.

  • 1st Theater Sustainment Command welcomes new command sergeant major

    Feb 28, 2014

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. -- 1st Theater Sustainment Command observed the traditional passing of the noncommissioned officers' sword from one command sergeant major to another Feb. 28 in a ceremony at Dahl Physical Fitness Center here.

  • Is it possible to eat right on a budget?

    Feb 28, 2014

    It is possible to eat healthy and well while on a budget.

  • Kawamura Human Performance Center opens with ribbon cutting

    Feb 28, 2014

    The highly anticipated Kawamura Human Performance Center officially opened its doors with a ribbon cutting ceremony and open house Monday. More than 100 Fort Belvoir servicemembers and civilians visited the facility to check out the new equipment, meet the staff, learn about the many workout programs the KHPF will offer and sign up for the introductory course required of all patrons before using the new center .

  • WTB athletes take aim on Warrior Games

    Feb 28, 2014

    Eight Warrior Transition Battalion Soldiers from Fort Belvoir and Walter Reed National Military Medical Center honed their skills in the first wave of adaptive archery training clinics Feb. 19 at Belvoir's Archery Center. The clinic provided the participants an opportunity to develop the skills that might ultimately enable them to qualify for a slot on the U.S. Army team competing at the 5th annual Warrior Games, Sept. 28-Oct. 4, at the U.S. Olympic Training Center and the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo.

  • The future of privatized housing: What's next for Fort Belvoir's residential community?

    Feb 28, 2014

    Fort Belvoir's housing was privatized in 2003, and since then, nearly all of the original homes on post have been renovated or replaced through a partnership with Clark Realty Capital, LLC. Clark and Fort Belvoir's joint venture, Fort Belvoir Residential Communities, entered into a 50-year partnership to improve housing options for military Families here, in keeping with the Army-wide Residential Communities Initiative.

  • Belvoir elementary students chat with astronaut aboard International Space Station

    Feb 28, 2014

    What is it like to be an astronaut on the International Space Station? Fort Belvoir Elementary School students found out during a radio chat with astronaut Dr. Koichi Wakata of Japan, who talked with students from the ISS Feb. 19.

  • Character Counts: Servicemembers talk to FBES students about Fairness

    Feb 28, 2014

    Students at Fort Belvoir Elementary School had a lot to say about Fairness Thursday when servicemembers visited their classrooms to discuss this month's character trait in the Character Counts program, a partnership between the school and U.S. Army Garrison Fort Belvoir Headquarters Battalion.

  • Fort Belvoir Bridal Fair showcases local vendors

    Feb 28, 2014

    Brides-to-be met a host of local wedding suppliers at the Fort Belvoir Officers' Club Saturday during the installation's 14th annual Bridal Fair. Almost 40 vendors attended the Fort Belvoir Bridal Fair, which provided a one-stop location for engaged couples planning their weddings, according to Trinetta Bowen, Fort Belvoir Officers' Club catering director. The fair is sponsored on the last Saturday of February each year. The event also featured a fashion show, which highlighted a variety of wedding dress styles.

  • African-American History Month play provokes thought

    Feb 28, 2014

    Fort Belvoir acknowledged the significance of two of the most influential civil rights leaders during its African-American History Month Observance, Thursday at the Fort Belvoir Community Center. The event, sponsored by U.S. Army Garrison Fort Belvoir and the Military Intelligence Readiness Command Equal Employment Offices, drew more than 150 people of various backgrounds and beliefs.

  • IMCOM announces public affairs competition winners

    Feb 28, 2014

    SAN ANTONIO (Feb 28, 2014) -- The U.S. Army Installation Management Command announced results of the IMCOM-level Maj. Gen. Keith L. Ware Public Affairs Competition.

  • Fort Belvoir starts testing Automated Installation Entry system Saturday

    Feb 28, 2014

    Starting March 1, drivers coming onto Fort Belvoir may be asked to scan their ID card using a machine, instead of handing it to a gate guard, as Fort Belvoir phases in a new Automated Installation Entry system. "It's another tool that the Army has come up with for us to try and be able to make the installation safer for the work environment … and the people that live here," said Jeff Nesmeyer, Fort Belvoir chief of physical security.

  • Releasing personnel information on Soldiers might violate federal law

    Mar 4, 2014

    Releasing unauthorized portions of Soldiers' personnel records is a violation of federal law and could result in fines and/or prison sentences.

  • U.S. Army's Deputy Chief of Public Affairs retires

    Feb 28, 2014

    Col. Tom Collins, right, U.S. Army's Deputy Chief of Public Affairs, is congratulated on his 30 years of distinguished military service by Col.(Ret.) James Hutton following Collins' retirement ceremony Feb. 27 at Conmy Hall, Joint Base Meyer Henderson Hall. Prior to resuming duties as the Deputy Chief of Army Public Affairs on July 21, 2013, Collins served a one-year tour in Afghanistan as the Director of Public Affairs for the International Security Assistance Force.

  • Special Forces soldiers, families learn love languages

    Feb 28, 2014

    Special Forces soldiers and families gathered to learn the "5 Love Languages" during a three-day retreat held at the Sandestin Resort on Florida's Gulf Coast beginning Friday, Feb. 14.

  • Arizona Army Guard families learn habits for success

    Feb 28, 2014

    Members of the Arizona Army National Guard and their families came together to learn to be more efficient military families at the Strong Bonds Family Retreat at the Hyatt Regency Feb. 22.

  • Educating the future leaders

    Mar 4, 2014

    Getting soldiers from 2nd Battalion, 20th Field Artillery Regiment, "Deep Strike" ready for their nonstop job as noncommissioned officers comes down to professional development. That is where Sgt. Maj. Edgar Fuentes steps in.

  • Resilient leaders yield resilient soldiers

    Mar 4, 2014

    Senior leaders from Task Force Pegasus Fires took time out of their schedule to learn about resiliency here at the Soldier Development Center recently.

  • First Cup then & now

    Feb 28, 2014

    At Mustang Ramp, the noise of helicopters drowns out everything. The buildings in and around the ramp reverberate with the sound of rotors cutting the air and engines whining up with power. Soldiers must shout to be heard over the noise. Eventually, the helicopters always take off or power down, leaving a silence broken by the clanging of wrenches on engines and a bit of music here and there.

  • Brushing up on dental health

    Feb 28, 2014

  • Engineers train with Spiders

    Feb 28, 2014

    Combat engineers now have a new �"creepy" class added to their schedule.

  • Fort McCoy police chief presented with IMCOM's Stalwart Award

    Feb 28, 2014

    FORT McCOY, Wis. -- Innovating, team building, mentoring and budgeting all were factors that led to Directorate of Emergency Services (DES) Fort McCoy Police Chief Robert Stapel III being selected to receive an Installation Management Command (IMCOM) Stalwart Award. Stapel was honored for work done at the DES Police Department during calendar year 2012. The accomplishments included reducing costs, improving or upgrading security measures, introducing training to support Army Reserve military police (MP) personnel and using Fort McCoy's training assets to support law-enforcement training of other agencies. Stapel was one of seven people to receive IMCOM Stalwart Awards.

  • Installation Awards Banquet sets best apart from rest

    Feb 28, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Az. - All who attended Fort Huachuca�'s annual Installation Awards Banquet to recognize the 2013 �"best of the best," Feb. 21, at Thunder Mountain Activity Centre experienced an evening to remember.

  • Fort McCoy emergency responders tested with Vigilant Triad 2014

    Feb 28, 2014

    FORT McCOY, Wis. -- Reports of a hostage-taking incident in the South Post area kicked off the postwide Emergency Management exercise, Vigilant Triad 2014. Police forces reacted swiftly, implementing increased security and accountability measures and soon all of Fort McCoy was taking part. The Feb. 12 exercise tested Phase II (respond) and Phase III (recover) of the post's Installation Emergency Management Plan (IEMP).

  • Racers give their all during 2nd Sentinel Pursuit

    Feb 28, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Az. - Racers give their all during 2nd Sentinel Pursuit.

  • Black History Month program packs TMAC

    Feb 28, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Az. - Black History Month program packs TMAC

  • CYSS Parent Advisory Council Establishes "Shout-Out Board"

    Feb 28, 2014

    High praise is on the agenda at The U.S. Army Garrison -- Detroit Arsenal Child, Youth and School Services. The CYSS Parent Advisory Council Board has established a "Shout-Out Board" quarterly recognition. The shout out board is part of the CYSS staff recognition program and was started as a way post notes from parents regarding quality and care provided by CYSS staff. Now the parents are using the notes to recognize staff quarterly.

  • Cadet Command announces 2013 MacArthur Award winners

    Feb 28, 2014

    The award recognizes the eight schools, selected from among the 275 senior Army Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) units nationwide, as the top programs in the country.

  • Tech savvy CSMS students, mentors awarded for winning big

    Feb 28, 2014

    Fort Huacuca, AZ. - Two groups of Colonel Smith Middle School students received recognition for their Science, Technology, Education and Math-based accomplishments during a ceremony Monday in the school gym.

  • Father Daughter Ball brings fathers, daughters together

    Feb 28, 2014

    Nutter Field House has never seen so many tiaras -- which was fitting since the Father Daughter Ball is all about dads spending time with their princesses.

  • Children given advice on proper dental care

    Feb 28, 2014

    When a Fort Leonard Wood Dental Activity Team recently talked to a preschool class about oral hygiene, the tooth fairy was a hot topic -- but for professionals, dental health is about more than lost pearly whites under pillows.

  • ANAD employees reminded to use caution in severe weather

    Feb 28, 2014

    Know what to do if a tornado occurs while you are on duty at Anniston Army Depot.

  • Wind gusts impact post

    Feb 28, 2014

    Uncharacteristic and unseasonably high wind gusts approaching 50 mph caused widespread power outages and damage estimated at nearly $800,000 on Fort Leonard Wood Feb. 20, according to Directorate of Public Works officials.

  • 3rd Squadron, 89th Cavalry Regiment Transfer of Authority, Feb 27

    Feb 28, 2014

    3rd Squadron, 89th Cavalry Regiment and 1st Squadron, 75th Cavalry Regiment transfer authority for the mission in Kunar Province, Afghanistan at Forward Operating Base Wright on February 27, 2014.

  • Troop Trains For Rapid Deployment Capability

    Nov 30, -0001

    The OH-58 Kiowa helicopter is the only Army helicopter capable of being made compact and placed into a C-130 aircraft. Equipment recently implemented by Troop A, 3rd Squadron, 17th Cavalry Regiment displayed just how rapidly the helicopter can be prepared to deploy.

  • 598th Transportation Brigade conducts safety tour of Northern European ports

    Feb 28, 2014

    The 598th Transportation Brigade safety manager recently conducted a series of site visits to the northern European ports of Bremerhaven and Nordenham, Germany; Eemshaven, The Netherlands; and Varberg, Sweden.

  • Black History Month event promotes unity

    Feb 28, 2014

    Commemoration focuses on the Civil Rights Movement and the push for diversity

  • CG outlines reductions, position losses

    Feb 28, 2014

    Fort Leonard Wood�'s commanding general officially announced expected changes and reductions to units and organizations on Fort Leonard Wood at a town hall meeting Feb. 19 at Nutter Field House.

  • 18th Military Police officers win MacArthur awards

    Feb 28, 2014

    Two 18th Military Police Brigrade officers received honors at the 26th-annual U.S. Army Europe-level Gen. Douglas MacArthur Leadership Awards Ceremony held Feb. 20 in Wiesbaden, Germany.

  • Soldier-Champ: Joe Louis sacrificed much for his country

    Feb 28, 2014

    FORT LEE, Va. (Feb. 27, 2014) -- He donated money to the military services, demonstrating his support for the war effort.

  • RDECOM Media Summary - February 28, 2014

    Feb 28, 2014

  • Bamberg garrison supports charity youth project

    Feb 28, 2014

    Bamberg, Germany (26 Feb. 2014). -- While U.S. Army Garrison Bamberg prepares for closure, Soldiers of the installation's headquarters and headquarter's detachment (HHD) ran into a problem while cleaning up the area. While Families left the garrison, dozens of bicycles were still chained up and rusting in the housing area. Now they support a charity project.

  • Relocation Showcase offers useful information for PCS moves

    Mar 5, 2014

    A relocation showcase hosted inside the Urlas shopping center gave community members an opportunity to recieve the most current information needed when relocating to and from USAG Ansbach.

  • Overseas Housing Allowance survey directly affects pay for service members in Germany

    Feb 28, 2014

    The Defense Travel Management Office will conduct an Overseas Housing Allowance Utility and Move-in expense survey, March 1-31, 2014, for service members in Germany.

  • Contracting in Afghanistan

    Feb 28, 2014

    Maj. Kelley Smith, contracting officer, 903rd Contingency Contracting Battalion, and Staff Sgt. David Humfleet, contracting specialist, 903rd CCBn, pose in front of the Phoenix Regional Contracting center in Kabul, Afghanistan.

  • 21st TSC recognizes new Sergeant Morales Club members

    Nov 30, -0001

    The 21st Theater Sustainment Command welcomed six new members into the Sergeant Morales Club during a ceremony at the Kaiserslautern Community Activity Center on Daenner Kaserne Feb. 26.

  • 35th ADA ammo retrieval: An exercise in teamwork and preparation

    Feb 28, 2014

    We train on this regularly to bring new Soldiers up to speed," said Fork. "The personnel at the ammunition depot are also one of our greatest assets, especially the [Republic of Korea] nationals who have worked there for several years."

  • Command Sergeant Major Patrick M. Quirk

    Mar 10, 2014

    CSM Patrick M. Quirk hails from Marshalltown, Iowa. He entered the United States Army in June of 1988 and attended One Station Unit Training at Fort McClellan, Alabama graduating as a Military Policeman.

  • Apache Gunship from 1st Calvary Division conducts route recon near Bagram Air Field

    Feb 28, 2014

    Apache Gunship from 1st Calvary Division conducts route recon near Bagram Air Field

  • Warrior by Day Prayer Warrior by Night

    Feb 28, 2014

    "It all begins with faith in God and a desire to serve. I am blessed on so many different levels. I love my family and the ministry I've been given with all my heart," said Lt. Col. Ronald Bonomo, a native of Pittsburgh, Pa. and currently assigned as the Public Affairs Officer (PAO) for the 401st Army Field Support Brigade (AFSB) in Bagram, Afghanistan.

  • 1151st Engineer Company tasked with unique mission

    Feb 28, 2014

    Soldiers of the 1151st Engineer Company, Alabama Army National Guard, 82nd Sustainment Brigade, 1st Theater Sustainment Command, have been tasked with a unique mission here.

  • Flag flown for fallen hero

    Feb 28, 2014

    -- The various sounds of the airfield whirl with a sort of rhythmic chaos as Air Force flight crews keep everything in order preparing aircraft for flight. Yet, a closer look at one of these revered war birds reveals something unique in quiet but fitting contrast -- "Old Glory"

  • Panel addresses Anti-Access/Area Denial at AUSA

    Feb 28, 2014

    Anti-Access/Area Denial, or A2AD, sounds like it could be a new football zone defense. But, in fact, A2AD was fleshed out by a five-member panel, including Maj. Gen. Lynn Collyar, U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command Commander, Feb. 27, 2014, at the AUSA Winter Symposium and Exposition, in Huntsville's Von Braun Center.

  • Baby your brain: Know the signs of TBI, get plenty of rest and keep an eye out for vision problems

    Mar 3, 2014

    Baby your brain: Know the signs of TBI, get plenty of rest and keep an eye out for vision problems.

  • Brigade Commander Conducts Key Resolve Battlefield Circulation

    Feb 27, 2014

    Representatives of 1st Signal Brigade including Brigade Commander, Col. Paul H. Fredenburgh III, Command Sgt. Maj. Darris Curry and Chief Warrant Officer 4 Roy Rucker, Command Chief Warrant Officer, conducted a battlefield circulation during the 2014 Key Resolve exercise on Feb 24. in Seoul, South Korea.

  • Olympic Perceptions: Colorful images linger from Sochi

    Feb 28, 2014

    The last Olympic medals have been awarded, but a kaleidoscope of colorful images remains from Sochi.

  • Senior enlisted leader receives Tripler tour

    Feb 27, 2014

    Tripler Army Medical Center leadership put their capabilities on display during a tour of the facilities by Army Medicine's senior enlisted leader.

  • Are You At Risk For A Heart Attack?

    Feb 27, 2014

    Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women. In fact, the disease accounts for one of every four deaths in the United States, according to National Vital Statistics Reports.

  • USACE Galveston District Spotlight on Louis Esqueda

    Feb 28, 2014

    GALVESTON, Texas (Feb. 27, 2014) --Whether working in southern Afghanistan or South Texas, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District's Construction Control Representative Louis Esqueda's responsibilities remain the same -- to review plans and monitor work methods to ensure safety activities for contract compliance.

  • Army Medical Enlisted Corps celebrates 127 years, promotes "Trust"

    Feb 27, 2014

    At 127 years old we are one of the oldest corps in the Army Medical Department.

  • Fort Bliss contracting takes team effort

    Feb 27, 2014

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas (Feb. 27, 2014) -- In just 12 months, the Mission and Installation Contracting Command transformed from a command performing acquisition support with an additional duty of training the next generation of contracting professionals into an organization providing ready and deployable Soldiers.

  • March lifeguard classes have openings

    Feb 27, 2014

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- With swim season only months away, the Fort Sill Aquatics staff will hold a prerequisite swim test March 1 at 8 a.m. at Rinehart Indoor Pool. The test meets requirements for applicants interested in attending upcoming American Red Cross lifeguarding and first aid training courses.

  • New fitness center classes keep workouts fresh

    Feb 27, 2014

    Workouts can often become monotonous and repetitive, and that's why Fort Rucker's fitness centers are making sure to find exciting new ways to keep workouts fresh.

  • PCS: Protect household goods for moves

    Feb 27, 2014

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- Permanent Change of Station PCS): that time of year will be here again soon so now is the time to prepare for shipping household goods to your new duty station. Review these tips so that you can set yourself up for a successful PCS in case you suffer any damage to your household goods during the move.

  • Health, fashion, beauty and more on tap at Girls Night Out

    Feb 27, 2014

    The Directorate of Family, Morale, Welfare and Recreation invites women to enjoy the seventh bi-annual Girls Night Out at the ballroom in The Landing March 7 from 6-9 p.m.

  • 214th Fires Brigade trains FRG liaisons

    Feb 27, 2014

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- The 214th Fires Brigade is working to expand the reach and effectiveness of its family readiness groups (FRG) at the battery and company levels by training experienced Soldiers to be family readiness liaisons.

  • Mississippi River ice surveys are a sign of spring

    Feb 28, 2014

    An airboat, ice auger and a ruler are just a few of the key tools for a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, ice survey team.

  • Volunteer recognition deadline approaches

    Feb 27, 2014

    Contributions from volunteers enrich the Fort Rucker community, and make activities and resources available that may not otherwise exist, and programs that benefit the most from volunteers' dedication to the installation want to make sure that their deeds do not go unnoticed.

  • Fort Sill officers get career guidance

    Feb 27, 2014

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- With the Army's officer corps slimming down, those who are juniors in the ranks are asking for advice on advancing. Fort Sill's medical officers gathered for that reason Feb. 20 to attend the Junior Officer Council Leadership Seminar.

  • Japanese military expand humanitarian aid training mission at Cobra Gold 2014

    Feb 28, 2014

    PHITSANULOK, Thailand- The Japan Ground Self-Defense Force joined Exercise Cobra Gold 2014's command post exercise with a 21 person team dedicated to Humanitarian Aid and disaster relief, from Feb. 10 through 20. The focus of the CPX was how to assist during natural disasters in an international environment. Although HA/DR table top exercises are regularly conducted within the country of Japan, Exercise Cobra Gold is a multinational multilateral exercise. CG 14 offered an opportunity to participate with multiple nations, much like in real world HA/DR.

  • Higher calling: Family life chaplain called to heal, offer guidance

    Feb 27, 2014

    Eight years ago, Chaplain (Capt.) Troy Allan, Fort Rucker Family Life Chaplain, reported for his first day of his new job as an Army chaplain, and since he answered that higher calling to help others, he has spent it doing nothing less.

  • Shine On: Students prep for test success

    Feb 27, 2014

    It always feels good to be recognized for a job well done, but students at Fort Rucker Elementary School were rewarded last week before they were even able to prove their greatness.

  • Fort Rucker kicks off AER fundraising

    Feb 27, 2014

    Soldiers helping Soldiers has always been Army Emergency Relief's goal in everything it does, and this year's campaign is no different.

  • Pilot class preps soldiers to be entrepreneurs

    Feb 27, 2014

    Twelve soldiers soon to be transitioning from military to civilian life attended a 10-week course offered through the Fort Leavenworth Army Career and Alumni Program, exploring what it means to be an entrepreneur and develop a business model many of them hope to use in personal businesses outside of military life.

  • New facility meets requirements for all helicopters

    Feb 27, 2014

    Hanchey Army Heliport on Fort Rucker opened a new state-of-the-art AH-64 Maintenance Hangar Feb. 20 during a ribbon cutting and dedication ceremony to honor two fallen Soldiers.

  • SOS offers safe zone for survivors

    Feb 28, 2014

    Through the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the Army learned lessons in dealing with the aftermath of war and the care of fallen Soldiers' Families, lessons that led to the creation of Survivor Outreach Services in 2009.

  • Future Soldiers get glimpse of Basic Combat Training

    Feb 27, 2014

    About 80 future Soldiers were ushered to Fort Sill by their recruiters to get a glimpse of Basic Combat Training.

  • March is Social Work Month

    Feb 27, 2014

    Social workers play a vital role in the military. At Fort Sill there are dozens of social workers who help Soldiers and their families cope with the everyday world of Army life.

  • March is Women's History Month

    Feb 27, 2014

    The theme for Women's History Month 2014 is "Celebrating Women of Character, Courage, and Commitment."

  • Fort Carson ACS honors newest citizens

    Feb 27, 2014

    It was a ceremony honoring 135 community members who became naturalized American citizens on the Mountain Post in 2013 to include Soldiers, Airmen, military retirees and Family members.

  • Spring in Oklahoma means severe weather

    Feb 27, 2014

    National Severe Weather Preparedness Week (NSWPW), March 2-8, seeks to increase awareness of severe weather and encourage everyone to know their risks, take action and be an example.

  • Event celebrates passage of Civil Rights Act

    Feb 27, 2014

    Fort Carson community members gathered Feb. 24 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the passage of the Civil Rights Act.

  • Red Currahees race in tribute of Fallen Hero, FSU alumnus

    Mar 6, 2014

    Twenty Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) participated in the first 2nd Lt. Justin Sisson Memorial 5K Race, Feb. 22, 2014 which was held on the Florida State University campus in Tallahassee, Fla.

  • US Army cadet command KLW submission doc

    Feb 28, 2014

    Cadet command KLW supporting document

  • U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville offers industry day for furniture vendors

    Feb 28, 2014

    The U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville's Furnishings Program offered more than200 representatives from the furniture industry an opportunity to learn about the program's future projects, needs and requirements during a Centralized Furnishings Industry Day, Feb. 27, in Huntsville, Ala.

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