Archive: Feb 2014

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  • Stay S.H.A.R.P. Dragoons!

    Feb 24, 2014

    Public service announcement about preventing sexual assualt. Also available in high definition For more information visit our website on the link below http://www.2cr.army.mil/SHARP/Sharp.html Visit 2CR website: http://www.2cr.army.mil Like us on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/2ndCavalryRe... Check out photos: http://www.flickr.com/photos/dragoon2scr Follow us on twitter:https://twitter.com/2dCavalryRegt Production by SSG Jose Ibarra 2 CR Public Affairs Office Kandahar Afghanistan Read more: http://www.dvidshub.net/video/310578/stay-sharp-dragoons#.UpyfgI1RYd4#ixzz2mKV1oL2m

  • SPC Stanley Shaw - Tactical Explosive Detection Dog Handler

    Nov 30, -0001

    SPC Stanley Shaw - Tactical Explosive Detection Dog Handler Visit 2CR website: http://www.2cr.army.mil Like us on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/2ndCavalryRegiment Check out photos: http://www.flickr.com/photos/dragoon2scr Follow us on twitter:https://twitter.com/2dCavalryRegt Production by SSG Jose Ibarra 2 CR Public Affairs Office Kandahar Afghanistan 2013

  • Air Support in Southern Afghanistan

    Nov 30, -0001

    Having a bird's eye view on the battlefield is always a plus. Army Staff Sergeant Jose Ibarra tells about some soldiers in southern Afghanistan using this to their advantage. Also available in high definition Produced by SSG Jose Ibarra Combined Task Force Dragoon Public Affairs Office. High Definition 1080 Visit 2CR website: http://www.army.mil/2cr Like us on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/2ndCavalryRegiment Check out photos: http://www.flickr.com/photos/dragoon2scr Follow us on twitter:https://twitter.com/2dCavalryRegt

  • U.S. Troops Train Future Afghan Master Gunner Instructors

    Nov 30, -0001

    Afghan soldiers are not only taking the lead on the frontline but also in the classroom. The future of the Afghan National Army is in the hands of its soldiers. SFC Sheir Jaan is demonstrating what he has learned during a master gunner course taught by Master Gunner Advisor SFC Daniel Muren who is part of Security Force Assistance Team 401. SFC Shir Jaan not only knows the weapons systems but also now has the skills to teach his fellow soldiers. Army Staff Sergeant Jose Ibarra tells us more. Also available in high definition Visit 2CR website: http://www.2cr.army.mil Like us on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/2ndCavalryRegiment Check out photos: http://www.flickr.com/photos/dragoon2scr Follow us on twitter:https://twitter.com/2dCavalryRegt Production by SSG Jose Ibarra 2 CR Public Affairs Office Kandahar Afghanistan

  • Air Support in Southern Afghanistan (HD720 Split Audio)

    Nov 30, -0001

    Having a bird's eye view on the battlefield is always a plus. Army Staff Sergeant Jose Ibarra tells about some soldiers in southern Afghanistan using this to their advantage. Includes sound bites from Sgt. Bryan Thomas, 13F Fire Support Specialist, Combined Task Force Dragoon. Also available in high definition. Produced by SSG Jose Ibarra Combined Task Force Dragoon Public Affairs Office. High Definition 720 Split Audio Visit 2CR website: http://www.army.mil/2cr Like us on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/2ndCavalryRegiment Check out photos: http://www.flickr.com/photos/dragoon2scr Follow us on twitter:https://twitter.com/2dCavalryRegt

  • SSG Russel Severin - Flight Line NCOIC

    Nov 30, -0001

    SSG Russel Severin - Flight Line NCOIC Visit 2CR website: http://www.2cr.army.mil Like us on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/2ndCavalryRegiment Check out photos: http://www.flickr.com/photos/dragoon2scr Follow us on twitter:https://twitter.com/2dCavalryRegt Production by SSG Jose Ibarra 2 CR Public Affairs Office Kandahar Afghanistan 2014

  • SGT Bryan Thomas - Fire Support Specialist "2 CR Legacy Profile"

    Nov 30, -0001

    SGT Bryan Thomas - Fire Support Specialist. Also available in high definition. Visit 2CR website: http://www.2cr.army.mil Like us on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/2ndCavalryRegiment Check out photos: http://www.flickr.com/photos/dragoon2scr Follow us on twitter:https://twitter.com/2dCavalryRegt Production by SSG Jose Ibarra 2 CR Public Affairs Office Kandahar Afghanistan 2014

  • Cone shares Army focus for Force 2025

    Feb 24, 2014

    The commander of U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command mapped out the Army's path forward for attendees of the Association of the United States Army's 2014 Winter Symposium in Huntsville, Ala., as he spoke on Force 2025, Feb. 20, 2014.

  • Medal of Honor recipient Ty Carter waging war on PTSD

    Feb 27, 2014

    NATICK, Mass. (Feb. 24, 2014) -- Staff Sgt. Ty Carter has two words for Soldiers suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, "Get help." The Medal of Honor recipient brought this message to the U.S. Army Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center Feb. 19.

  • Shyu outlines strategy for modernization at AUSA

    Feb 24, 2014

    To prepare the Army for tomorrow, the seeds must be planted today, Heidi Shyu, assistant secretary of the Army for acquisition, logistics and technology, told attendees of the Association of the United States Army's Winter Symposium and Exposition in Huntsville, Feb. 19, 2014.

  • Aviation Branch provides career guidance to Soldiers

    Feb 24, 2014

    HRC aviation branch representatives recently took time out of their schedules to visit the Soldiers of the 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade Jan. 27-30, at Camp Humphreys and K-16 Air Base.

  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Far East District holds Engineer Day

    Feb 25, 2014

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Far East District participated in Engineer Day at Seoul American High School on U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan Feb. 20.

  • ACS class opens public transportation doors to newcomers

    Feb 24, 2014

    CAMP HUMPHREYS -- Each month, Army Community Service here offers newcomers an opportunity to learn how to use the varied public transportation options available and shows participants how and where to go for easy shopping on the local economy.

  • Aviation Branch provides career guidance to Soldiers

    Mar 3, 2014

    The Army�'s HRC aviation branch representatives recently took time out of their schedules to visit the Soldiers of the 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade Jan. 27-30, at Camp Humphreys and K-16 Air Base.

  • Aviation Branch provides career guidance to Soldiers

    Mar 3, 2014

    The Army�'s HRC aviation branch representatives recently took time out of their schedules to visit the Soldiers of the 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade Jan. 27-30, at Camp Humphreys and K-16 Airm Base.

  • Soldiers past, present strike bronze at Sochi Games

    Feb 24, 2014

    Former U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program bobsled driver Steven Holcomb and current WCAP brakeman Capt. Chris Fogt teamed with civilians Curt Tomasevicz and Steve Langton to secure Team USA's 28th and final medal of the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Krasnaya Polyana, Russia, Feb. 23, 2014.

  • 1st Brigade 94th Training Division bids farewell to Lt. Col. Michael Bland, welcomes Col. Tim Dye

    Feb 24, 2014

    CHARLESTON, W. Va. (Feb. 22, 2014) -- Col. Timothy D. Dye succeeded Lt. Col. (P) Michael L. Bland as commander of 1st Brigade, 94th Training Division during a Change of Command Ceremony at the brigade headquarters. Brig. Gen. Don S. Cornett, commander 94th Training Division, reviewed the ceremony and thanked Bland for being the interim commander during a critical four month period when the brigade needed leadership. Cornett said the brigade's mission which involves training Quartermaster Soldiers is especially significant during the current Army-wide draw down.

  • "STRIKE" HHC Soldiers hold ceremony

    Feb 25, 2014

  • Strike takes the lead in assistance

    Feb 25, 2014

    LAGHMAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan -- U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Mumaina Lagai (left), squad leader, and 1st Lt. Adam Hon (right), platoon leader, with Company B, 2nd Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Task Force Strike, provide security during a key leaders meeting Feb. 22 at Forward Operating Base Gamberi. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. David Cox, Task Force Strike Public Affairs) (Released)

  • Army services help Families prepare for homecoming

    Feb 22, 2014

  • Huntsville Center employees show local students how engineers make a difference

    Feb 21, 2014

  • New enrollment options for qualified TRICARE beneficiaries

    Feb 24, 2014

    A new enrollment policy for non-active duty TRICARE beneficiaries on the island of Oahu allows enrollment to any Hawaii Military Treatment Facility (MTF) regardless of the beneficiary's service branch affiliation.

  • Injury experts evaluate safety of new Army parachutes

    Feb 24, 2014

    A U.S. Army Public Health Command team is conducting a project that suggests that the Army's new parachute system is more effective at reducing injuries in Soldiers than the previous system.

  • Teaching Selfless Service

    Feb 27, 2014

    Sgt. First Class Darrin Colwell, the center commander of the Salinas Recruiting Center organized a local Adopt-A-Highway program.

  • G-3 NCO retires

    Feb 21, 2014

    Soldier starts next chapter after almost three decades of service

  • Congressman Veasey and Brig. Gen. Thomas Kula inspire local Dallas middle school students

    Nov 30, -0001

    Rep. Veasey and Army Corps of Engineers continue to encourage youth in STEM education.

  • Civilian coordinators now part of SHARP program

    Feb 25, 2014

    The Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention program is in the process of making changes that will benefit the Fort Leonard Wood population.

  • Soldiers face uphill climb in Olympic four-man bobsled

    Feb 24, 2014

    Despite being the reigning Olympic four-man bobsled champion, former U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program driver Steven Holcomb and his "Night Train 2" crew, featuring WCAP brakeman Capt. Chris Fogt, face an uphill climb to reach the medal podium this weekend at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games.

  • Chaplains recognize faithful member

    Feb 21, 2014

    Her delicate fingers unfold the linen, draping it across the table and smoothing out the edges. Steady hands carefully fill the glass pitcher, to avoid spilling any of the symbolic communion wine.

  • JFHQ NCR-MDW Employee Spotlight - Sgt. 1st Class Bernardo (Bernie) Escarcega

    Feb 21, 2014

    Meet JFHQ-NCR/MDW Employee Spotlight Sgt. 1st Class Bernardo (Bernie) Escarcega.

  • Environmental engineers test water filters

    Feb 21, 2014

    The U.S. Army Public Health Command has been working across services to address the need for water production and quality surveillance at remote, austere locations.

  • During 'Military Saves Week,' Army reminds Soldiers of year-round financial education

    Feb 24, 2014

    As the Department of Defense embarks on "Military Saves Week," Feb. 24 through March 1, the Army wants Soldiers, civilians and their families to know that year-round it provides financial education -- including information on how to save -- at installations across the force.

  • Patriot Paws; training man's best friend

    Feb 21, 2014

    For veterans dealing with battle scars on the inside, there is help -- in the form of a furry, four-legged, friend.

  • MSCoE, schools earn accreditation

    Feb 21, 2014

    The Maneuver Support Center of Excellence and each of its five subordinate organizations passed on-site and remote scrutiny to renew their mandatory accreditation.

  • AAOG host cookout fundraiser

    Feb 28, 2014

    The United States Army Air Operations Group (AAOG) hosted a cookout fundraiser at their headquarters building at Fort Lesley J. McNair, Feb. 20, 2014.

  • A variety of life experiences helps chaplain relate

    Feb 21, 2014

    Chaplain (Capt.) Matthew Oliver is the first brigade chaplain assigned to the Medical Recruiting Brigade. He joined the Army after spending time in the Air Force as a pararescue specialist. While there he earned patches for airborne and HALO. After the Air Force he held different jobs until he joined the Army. As a chaplain Oliver wanted to be assigned to Soldiers.

  • Army exhibit showcases 'leap-ahead' technologies

    Feb 21, 2014

    The U.S. Army booth at the Association of the United States Army Winter Symposium and Exposition showcased an array of science and technology examples to defense and industry officials who attended the event Feb. 19-21.

  • Army Audit Agency top place to work in federal government

    Feb 27, 2014

    For many great reasons, the Army Audit Agency has again been rated one of the best places to work in the federal government, said an agency leader.

  • AUSA Winter draws to a close

    Feb 21, 2014

    The 2014 Association of the United States Army Winter Symposium closed just after noon Feb. 22 here after two and a half days of discussion and collaboration between the Army and defense industry elements.

  • Strong Bonds: 3rd CAB couples use humor to strengthen marriage

    Nov 30, -0001

    Love was in the "Marne Air" as the 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade hosted a Strong Bonds program event Feb. 14-16 at the Sonesta Resort on Hilton Head Island, S.C.

  • Focus on the workforce: Army and industry leaders talk about recruitment, retention

    Feb 21, 2014

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- Army and industry leaders on Friday addressed attracting top talent in the "Recruiting and Retaining our Future" panel discussion at the Association of the U.S. Army's Winter Symposium and Exposition.

  • Bronze medal motivates Team USA for four-man bobsled race

    Feb 24, 2014

    USA's bronze-medal performance by Steven Holcomb and Steve Langton Feb. 17 in two-man bobsled has motivated others on the team to ramp up their game for this weekend's four-man bobsled competition.

  • New U.S. citizens serve with enthusiasm

    Feb 21, 2014

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- Some of America's newest Soldiers did not start out as Americans. Somewhere in their journey for citizenship they developed a love for this country that is so strong they would bear arms to defend it.

  • Soldiers transition to civilian jobs

    Feb 21, 2014

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- As the military draws down its forces, many Soldiers face decisions about their future in the Army. Will they stay in, or will they choose to get out? Or will they even have a choice about continuing to serve?

  • AER campaign begins March 4

    Feb 21, 2014

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- "Army Emergency Relief: A Soldier's First Choice," is the theme for this year's Army Emergency Relief (AER) campaign.

  • Engineers Stand Ready to Help the Nation

    Feb 21, 2014

    FORT HOOD, Texas -- Dust kicked up behind the Air Force C-130 Hercules as it landed in the dirt airfield. As the propellers continued to turn, the bay door opened. Soldiers readied light medium tactical vehicles, Humvees, and an interim high mobility engineer excavator (IHMEE). These engineers were called in because the unthinkable had happened: an IED blew up a nuclear fuel rod storage facility, affecting approximately 50,000 people around the area.

  • Picatinny Arsenal Garrison hosts Chamber of Commerce Leadership Morris Class of 2014

    Feb 21, 2014

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. - Picatinny Arsenal Garrison hosted the Chamber of Commerce Leadership Morris Class of 2014 for their Economic Development Day, Feb 20.

  • MLK Humanitarian Award presented to Simmons

    Feb 21, 2014

    Pine Bluff Arsenal's 2014 Martin Luther King, Jr., Humanitarian Award was presented to Arthur Simmons Jan. 30, at the conclusion of the MLK observance at the PBA Community Club.

  • Army Band in demand

    Feb 21, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - The Military Intelligence Corps Band, or MI Corps Band, is the only active duty band in Arizona, and they are highly requested for military ceremonies and community events.

  • Snow, ice removal remain a mission priority

    Feb 21, 2014

    It felt like employees and residents on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall had just survived the Jan. 21 snow storm with the highest snow totals on the base and throughout the National Capital Region in the past four years, when Mother Nature brought another batch of winter weather Feb. 12 and 13.

  • 203rd Afghan Engineer Kandak celebrates first anniversary

    Nov 30, -0001

    The 203rd Corps Engineering Kandak celebrated their first full year of operations in the early afternoon of Feb. 17, with a ceremony held on Forward Operating Base Thunder and celebrating with them was the Spartan brigade's Engineering Security Force Advise Assist Team who helped make the unit the success story it is today. The ceremony, which consisted of a formation and inspection tour by the Commander of the Afghan National Army's 203rd Corps, Afghan Army Maj. Gen. Mohammad Yaftali, the Engineering Kandak's Commander, Afghan Army Lt. Col. Sado Gul, as well as U.S. Army Brig. Gen. David Haight, and U.S. Army Maj. Andrew Olson, the former officer- in- charge of the Spartan brigade's engineering Security Force Advise Assist Team, both with the 10th Mountain Division.

  • 203rd Corps Engineer Kandak visit

    Nov 30, -0001

    U.S. Army Capt. Joshua Snyder, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, (second from left) discusses building issues with the 203rd Afghan National Army Corps Engineering Kandak's commander, Lt. Col. Sado Gul (second from right) through their interpreter. (second from left) Snyder is the officer in charge of the Spartan brigade's engineering Security Force Advise Assist Team, who are deployed with the 3rd Brigade Combat Team to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Army photo by Dixie Rae Linawag ) (Released)

  • 203rd Corps Engineer Kandak visit

    Nov 30, -0001

    Lt. Col. Sado Gul, the 203rd Afghan National Army Corps Engineering Kandak commander (second from left) and U.S. Army Capt. Joshua Snyder, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, discuss vehicle maintenance issues during a recent visit with Gul. Snyder is the officer of the Spartan brigade's engineering Security Force Advise Assist Team, who are deployed with the 3rd Brigade Combat Team to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Army photo by Dixie Rae Linawag ) (Released)

  • 203rd Afghan Engineer Kandak celebrates first anniversary

    Nov 30, -0001

    U.S. Army Brig. Gen. David Haight and U.S. Army Maj. Andrew Olson, the former officer in charge of the Spartan brigade's engineering Security Force Advise Assist Team of the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, present a unit flag to Afghan National Army's 203rd Corps Commander Afghan Army Maj. Gen. Mohammad Yaftali, who then presented flag to the Afghan National Army's 203rd Corps Engineering Kandak's Commander, Afghan Army Lt. Col. Sado Gul. The flag was a gift presented in recognition Gul's unit completing their first full year of service. (U.S. Army photo by Dixie Rae Linawag) (Released)

  • Good Samaritans not in short supply on JBM-HH

    Feb 21, 2014

    A pair of military police officers are being hailed by their leadership as good Samaritans after a routine traffic stop turned into a medical emergency recently on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall.

  • Gospel service celebrates African-American History Month

    Feb 21, 2014

    With song and praise, the Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Gospel Service celebrated African-American History Month Feb. 15 at Memorial Chapel on the Fort Myer portion of the joint base with the presentation "the black church and civil rights."

  • Basketball champions!

    Feb 21, 2014

    There was a President's Day weekend sweep of Armed Forces basketball squads at the 2014 Capital Classic tournament on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, as the hosts Fort Myer Generals and Lady Generals ran through bracket and pool play to claim titles in the 19th annual military hoops get-together.

  • Spartan Race makes Soldiers stronger

    Feb 21, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Az. - A group of Soldiers from U.S. Army Network Enterprise Technology Command, NETCOM, participated in a grueling obstacle course on Feb. 9, at the Fort McDowell Rodeo Grounds at Fort McDowell, four hours north of Fort Huachuca.

  • Wake-up Call Spurs Retired NCO into Performance Triad

    Feb 21, 2014

    Master Sgt. (Retired) William 'Tony' Eubanks tends to share his Performance Triad story with everyone he interfaces with. Eubanks, who currently works at the Army Medical Department" (AMEDD's) Reserve Rotation Program in San Antonio, TX, says that while he "always maintained a height of 5' 11" and a weight of 230 lbs.," he also suffered from hypertension as well as high cholesterol.

  • Winter continues--avoid Hypothermia

    Feb 21, 2014

    Winter is not over. We still have a few more weeks before warm temperatures are here to stay, so dress appropriately for the weather and avoid hypothermia.

  • Smith Middle School technology students win �'Best in State�' title

    Feb 28, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Az. - Buena High School students enrolled in language courses attended a 30-minute cryptologic linguist presentation Feb. 12 taught by Soldiers with a foreign language military occupational specialty, or MOS.

  • Housing construction still underway, residents use caution

    Feb 21, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - As Mountain Vista Communities, or MVC, reaches the end of the initial five-year development plan on Fort Huachuca, they are finishing up the last part of construction around post, in the next few months.

  • III Corps COMET Team supports Fort Hood logistics operations

    Nov 30, -0001

    The III Corps Command Maintenance Evaluation and Training (COMET) Team has been instrumental in supporting the Fort Hood sustainers and warfighters for more than a decade with training and mentorship of soldiers and leaders in the various levels of supply and maintenance operations.

  • The family challenge -- Battalion launches program to prepare families for military life

    Feb 21, 2014

    The families of Soldiers taking part in Basic Combat Training with the 2nd Battalion, 13th Infantry Regiment, now have access to a course titled, "Basic Training for Families." The course connects spouses and family members with Soldiers in BCT through the Army Family Team Building initiative.

  • SMA Chandler to NTC Soldiers: Trust, respect essential to Army profession

    Feb 21, 2014

    Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III discussed the themes of trust and respect with a group of junior enlisted Soldiers at the National Training Center, Fort Irwin, Calif. Feb. 19, 2014.

  • Commentary: Your four-day weekend guide to Dublin, Ireland

    Feb 21, 2014

    In Dublin, Ireland, the people are friendly, the food satisfying, and the culture memorable.

  • Schweinfurt job center extends services to Americans

    Feb 21, 2014

    A Schweinfurt job center is offering services to all Americans, even to those who currently have SOFA status, according to the Schweinfurt Expats founder.

  • Three U.S. Army Europe officers honored with MacArthur leadership awards

    Feb 21, 2014

    U.S. Army Europe honored three junior officer leaders at the 26th Annual USAREUR-level Gen. Douglas MacArthur Leadership Award ceremony, Feb. 21, 2014, in Wiesbaden, Germany.

  • DENTAC-Japan perform oral screenings at Arnn

    Feb 21, 2014

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Feb. 21, 2014) -- "I have no cavities," said Jeffery Malone, a John O. Arnn Elementary School fourth-grader, after a school-wide dental screening conducted Feb. 20, by the U.S. Army Dental Activity-Japan, headquartered here.

  • Buddhist temple tour enlightens Daegu's culture-curious

    Feb 24, 2014

    The Camp Carroll Community Activity Center hosted a tour to one of South Korea's most historic Buddhist temple sites, Bulguksa Temple.

  • Honor's Café offers convenient breakfast to-go

    Feb 25, 2014

    To provide more convenient meals for soldiers heading to work, the Honor's café DFAC opened up a window for patrons to easily grab and go, Feb 5.

  • Army.mil team builds 'Valor 24' Medal of Honor microsite

    Mar 11, 2014

    In January 2013, under a "close-hold" mandate, the crew responsible for developing the Army.mil website was told that President Barack Obama planned to award Medals of Honor to 24 Soldiers, living and deceased, who had served in World War II, Korea or Vietnam.

  • President announces 24 veterans to receive Medals of Honor

    Feb 26, 2014

    President Barack Obama announced Feb. 21, 2014, that he will award the Medal of Honor to 24 veterans during a March 18, 2014, ceremony at the White House.

  • New law brings changes to Uniform Code of Military Justice

    Feb 21, 2014

    The National Defense Authorization Act passed in December requires sweeping changes to the Uniform Code of Military Justice, particularly in cases of rape and sexual assault. "These are the most changes to the Manual for Courts-Martial that we've seen since a full committee studied it decades ago," said Lt. Col. John L. Kiel Jr., the policy branch chief at the Army's Criminal Law Division in the Office of the Judge Advocate General.

  • Legal assistance reps discuss how UCMJ changes could affect servicemembers

    Feb 21, 2014

    The fiscal 2014 National Defense Authorization Act, which passed in December, requires significant changes to the Uniform Code of Military Justice, which will change how rape and sexual assault cases are investigated in all service branches.

  • Fort Hunter Liggett hosts 351st Civil Affairs Command's 2014 Best Warrior, German badge competition

    Apr 25, 2014

    Army Reserve Soldiers from the 351st Civil Affairs Command duke it out for the title of Best Warrior - and the German Armed Forces Badge for Military Proficiency

  • Army coaches help U.S. women make Olympic history

    Feb 21, 2014

    Two Olympic coaches from the U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program had an unofficial hand in Team USA earning two Olympic medals in women's bobsled competition, Feb. 19, 2014, at the Sanki Sliding Center in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia.

  • Passion for teaching leads Corps engineer to gifted youth

    Feb 21, 2014

    One U.S. Army Corps of Engineers -- Alaska District employee is influencing future careers in the hard sciences by mentoring Anchorage's most talented high school students. For Mike Alley, coaching youth comes naturally and is an example of his selfless service to the nation.

  • Covenant signing renews partnerships between Fort Belvoir, local community

    Feb 20, 2014

    Military Families and the local community renewed the bonds of friendship and partnership Monday during the 6th Annual Armed Forces Community Covenant Ceremony, in Old Town Alexandria�'s Market Square before the George Washington Birthday Parade. The theme of the event was �"Honoring our Nation�'s military and their Families."

  • Thinking outside the box to equip the Army of 2025 and beyond

    Feb 20, 2014

    Driverless vehicles, 3-D printers used to resupply troops, more robots and unmanned aerial vehicles were some of the topics discussed by experts during the �"Out of the Box Thinking - 2025 Requirements" panel discussion at the 2014 Association of the United States Army Institute of Land Warfare Winter Symposium.

  • Bromberg discusses rightsizing Army force

    Feb 20, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The officer in charge of developing manpower plans for the total Army shared realities and ideas of the future force Thursday with Soldiers and civilians at Army Materiel Command headquarters.

  • Secretary of the Army John M. McHugh conducts media interview at Fort Stewart

    Feb 20, 2014

    John M. McHugh visits Fort Stewart to see first-hand the impacts of sequestration on training and military construction. He answers questions from local media at Fort Stewart Headquarters, Ga.,Feb. 11, 2014.

  • Secretary of the Army The Honorable John M. McHugh conducts media interview at Fort Stewart, Ga Part

    Nov 30, -0001

    The Honorable John M. McHugh visits Fort Stewart to see first-hand the impacts of sequestration on training and military construction. He answers questions from local media at Fort Stewart Headquarters.

  • Secretary of the Army The Honorable John M. McHugh conducts media interview at Fort Stewart, Ga. - P

    Nov 30, -0001

    The Honorable John M. McHugh visits Fort Stewart to see first-hand the impacts of sequestration on training and military construction. He answers questions from local media at Fort Stewart Headquarters.

  • 1st TSC leaders learn to 'hunt the good stuff'

    Feb 20, 2014

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. -- 1st Theater Sustainment Command leaders received hands-on training to better handle life's ups and downs and learned new ways to help their Soldiers during the Army's Executive Resilience and Performance Course Feb. 6 at the 1st Special Troops Battalion headquarters here.

  • Two new programs broaden opportunities for eligible Soldiers

    Feb 21, 2014

    Soldiers looking for challenges beyond their regular military training, in national security policy or strategic decision making, for instance, might consider applying for one of two newly available programs through the Army's Broadening Opportunity Program.

  • Army experts talk cyber domain

    Feb 20, 2014

    It's a warfighting domain that is ever-evolving and offers no easy answers for the fight, but is becoming all the more important as the Army heads into the future. Experts from across the Army discussed the importance of and challenges associated with "Operationalizing the Cyber Domain for the Army," at the Association of the United States Army's 2014 Winter Symposium in Huntsville, Ala. Thursday. Moderated by retired Lt. Gen. Jeff Sorenson, and chaired by Lt. Gen. Edward Cardon, commanding general, Army Cyber Command, panelists included: Lt. Gen. Mark Bowman, director for command, control, communications and computer/cyber/chief information officer, J-6, Joint Staff; Maj. Gen. Thomas James Jr., director, Mission Command Center of Excellence, Army Training and Doctrine Command; Col. Maureen O'Connor, director, Army Joint Force Headquarters - Cyber, Army Training and Doctrine Command; Lt. Col. Paul Stanton, technical liaison to USCYBERCOM, Army Cyberspace Command; and Robert Fecteau, chief information officer, SAIC.

  • Santa's Workshop board members host fundraiser

    Feb 20, 2014

  • Brown takes command of Combined Arms Center and Fort Leavenworth

    Feb 20, 2014

    In a ceremony Feb. 13 in the Lewis and Clark Center's Eisenhower Auditorium, the Combined Arms Center and Fort Leavenworth said goodbye to Lt. Gen. David G. Perkins and welcomed Lt. Gen. Robert B. Brown.

  • Manned/Unmanned Collaborative Systems Integration Laboratory

    Feb 20, 2014

    Researchers in the U.S. Army Research Laboratory's Manned/Unmanned Collaborative Systems Integration Laboratory, located at the University of Alabama in Huntsville, are conducting research to address the demands placed on Soldiers' mental resources required to manage attention, make decisions and coordinate crew activities and communication on the battlefield.

  • Operational Environment of 2025 larger, complex, more connected

    Feb 20, 2014

    "Where do we invest to ensure that today's fifth-grader, who in the decade of 2030-2040 will be a battalion commander, will have the tools they need to adapt once the nation commits the Army?" That was the question posed by Lt. Gen. Keith Walker, deputy commanding general, futures director, Army Capabilities Integration Center, Army Training and Doctrine Command, to attendees of the Association of the United States Army's 2014 Winter Symposium in Huntsville, Ala., Feb. 19. Presenting on "The Operational Environment in 2025," the topic was all too appropriate for the professional development forum, which bears the theme, "America's Army: Sustaining, Training and Equipping for the Future."

  • Kenner guides patients to new model of care program

    Feb 24, 2014

    With PCMH, patients receive timely reminders when tests are due or for follow-up appointments. The health care team works with its patients to help them navigate the system and ensure that all concerns are addressed.

  • Youth sports seeks coaches

    Feb 20, 2014

    The youth sports program on Fort Rucker offers children an outlet for competition and the opportunity to learn valuable life lessons, but the program wouldn't have legs to stand on if it weren't for one of its fundamental assets -- volunteer coaches.

  • Bi-annual Safety Stand Down tunes up Soldier awareness

    Feb 20, 2014

    FORT BLISS, Texas -- The 5th Armored Brigade conducted its bi-annual Safety Stand Down Day, at Biggs Park here recently.

  • Iron Aviator: Soldiers compete for coveted title

    Feb 20, 2014

    The sun hadn't yet melted the frost that gripped the installation, but students of the Aviation Captains Career Course were up early to compete for one of Fort Rucker's most coveted titles.

  • Lyster makes exceptional Family member processing user friendly

    Feb 20, 2014

    Soldiers coming to Lyster Army Health Clinic to obtain signatures on their Exceptional Family Member Program paperwork for in or out processing can now look forward to a smoother process.

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    Feb 20, 2014

    For the past couple of years, there has been a bit of discussion in the media about how Americans are not saving much money.

  • 4th CAB recognizes emergency agencies

    Feb 25, 2014

    BOULDER -- Five months after the Colorado floods, awards were presented Feb. 13 to many of the Boulder agencies involved in rescue and recovery operations. 2nd General Support Aviation Battalion, 4th Aviation Regiment, 4th Combat Aviation Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, closed the book on the floods and said thank you to its counterparts as unit leaders presented the awards.

  • Travel Extravaganza offers options for all tastes, budgets

    Feb 20, 2014

    Whether it's a staycation or a 14-day cruise to Alaska, the Fort Rucker Leisure Travel Service's 26th annual Travel Extravaganza will surely offer something for everyone looking for the perfect vacation for their Family and budget needs.

  • The eyes have it: Optometrist strives to keep community seeing clearly

    Feb 20, 2014

    Saint Jerome once said that the face is the mirror of the mind, and eyes, without speaking, confess the secrets of the heart. But, unlike Saint Jerome, one Fort Rucker doctor is more interested in the eyes themselves, not their secrets.

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