Archive: Feb 2014

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  • Counselors help make financial goals reachable

    Feb 20, 2014

    It�'s almost March and, for some, the New Year�'s resolutions are a distant memory, but for money-related goals, there�'s still hope. The financial counselors at Army Community Service are ready to help.

  • Bringing together research and development talent to improve the ability of the Army's Future Force

    Feb 20, 2014

    In order to develop revolutionary capabilities for Soldiers on the battlefield, the Army Research Laboratory brings together world-class research and development talent through utilizing the vast intellectual capital of our nation's universities.

  • ATS employee earns FORSCOM honors

    Feb 20, 2014

    It's one thing to earn an award at a local level, but one of Fort Rucker's own went above and beyond to be recognized as one of the top in all of the U.S. Army Forces Command.

  • Reserve Soldiers hone skills

    Feb 21, 2014

    JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, N.J.-- During the recent Operation Arctic Lightening exercise here, more than 2,700 Army Reserve Soldiers honed their individual and unit skill sets, tackling transportation, military police and engineer operations, with the support of First Army Division East�'s observer-coach/trainers.

  • Fort Rucker community gathers for National Prayer Breakfast

    Feb 20, 2014

    Members of the Fort Rucker community came together at The Landing Feb. 13 for the annual National Prayer Breakfast to pray for the nation, the American Soldier and Family, and Fort Rucker.

  • 164th TAOG Soldiers return to Family after 6-month deployment

    Feb 20, 2014

    Close to 20 Soldiers were met with cheers, hugs and tears of joy as they returned to Fort Rucker from a nearly six-month deployment.

  • Rock Island Arsenal's Sgt. Audie Murphy Club reaches out to local children

    Feb 20, 2014

    Sgt. 1st Class Darrick Dupree, Army Sustainment Command, spent part of his Valentine's Day speaking to about 550 Wilson Elementary students in Davenport, Iowa, about being the best they can be, Feb. 14.

  • Fort Carson training land holds long history

    Feb 20, 2014

    Prehistoric rock art, Native American sacred sites, pioneer-era ranches -- the lands of Fort Carson, Colo., and Piñon Canyon Maneuver Site are rich in history.

  • Warrants hone technical skills during Caterpillar training pilot

    Feb 20, 2014

    FORT LEE, Va. (Feb. 20, 2014) -- Eleven Ordnance Warrant Officer Basic Course students at Fort Lee have completed a pilot training program that is being developed for permanent implementation, which would save the Army many millions of dollars in the not-too-distant future.

  • Transformation, construction oversight among themes at annual USACE forum

    Feb 21, 2014

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Prioritizing needs and planning ahead will be crucial for stakeholders and project-delivery teams in Europe and Africa to maximize efficiencies under the new fiscal reality of tighter budgets and funding, officials said at the 2014 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Customer Workshop.

  • Oklahoma firefighters burn to learn at Fort Sill

    Feb 20, 2014

    FORT SILL, Okla. (Feb. 20, 2014) -- The Fires Center of Excellence was the site of a different kind of fires training during the Fourth Annual Destry Horton Wildland Fire/Emergency Medical Service Regional School Feb. 14-16.

  • Air Force conscientious steward of Fort Sill range

    Feb 20, 2014

    The Air Force-operated Falcon Range at Fort Sill, is cleared regularly of old targets at no cost to the government.

  • Iwo Jima survivors share legacy

    Feb 21, 2014

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- Surrounded by a tight circle of camouflage, Hershel "Woody" Williams, had a group of young Marines captured. Hanging on his every word, the group drew closer and closer. Williams, a retired Marine and World War II Medal of Honor recipient, and other Iwo Jima survivors shared stories Feb. 13 in Powers Hall at Fort Sill.

  • Currahee artillery soldiers receive ARCOM with Valor

    Nov 30, -0001

    Staff Sgt. Kristopher J. Forchione, Sgt. Ramon A. Fernandez and Sgt. Justin M. Watson, all cannon crewmembers with 4th Battalion, 320th Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), received Army Commendation Medals with Valor device during an award ceremony Feb. 13, 2014.

  • Army welder discovers art in his craft

    Feb 20, 2014

    An Army welder spends every day and many weekends at work using his artistic vision for the good of his battalion and the 214th Fires Brigade.

  • Illowa Bi-State Combined Federal Campaign wraps up 2013 efforts

    Feb 20, 2014

    Federal, military and postal employees, donated $401,096 to 733 local, national and international charities, through the Illowa Bi-State Combined Federal Campaign during the recently-completed 2013 campaign.

  • Fort Sill family tells Gold Star story

    Feb 20, 2014

    A Fort Sill family shares the story of why they received the Gold Star lapel pin is presented to surviving spouses, parents and immediate family members of armed forces members killed in combat.

  • Chief of Staff of the Army's 2014 Professional Reading List

    Feb 21, 2014

    Chief of Staff of the Army's 2014 Professional Reading List

  • ACC participates Team Redstone's Small Business Industry Outreach event

    Feb 20, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. - Army Contracting Command officials participated in the Army Materiel Command-hosted Team Redstone Small Business Industry Outreach here Feb 18.

  • Soldiers teach self defense on Ramstein

    Feb 20, 2014

    Soldiers from the 18th Military Police Brigade taught self defense techniques to airmen on Ramstein Air Base in February.

  • Torkham vanguard honored, prepares to finish strong

    Feb 20, 2014

    The 2nd Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Task Force Patriot, were presented their end of deployment awards Feb. 18, during a ceremony at Forward Operating Base Torkham.

  • Seminar teaches spouses street smarts

    Feb 21, 2014

    Self-defense expert Linda Vu provides powerful techniques to keep women safer on the streets.

  • Competing for the Love of it

    Apr 25, 2014

    Army Reserve Soldiers from the 351st Civil Affairs Command duke it out in Central California for the title of Best Warrior.

  • Fort Lee WACs helped drive the racial integration of the U.S. Army in 1950s

    Feb 25, 2014

    FORT LEE, Va. (Feb. 20, 2014) -- An article discovered during the search of the vast archives of the U.S. Army Women's Museum at Fort Lee about two years ago led the museum staff to delve deeper into the little-known story of the integration of the Army in the 1950s -- led by the Women's Army Corps at the installation.

  • Workshop tasks Picatinny innovators to find urban warfare solutions

    Feb 20, 2014

    It's known as the worst place for battle, and looking into the future, it may be just where battles of the future rage: cities. More than 80 percent of the world's population will reside in urban environments. This means in order to prepare for future warfare it is becoming increasingly important to look closely at the challenges of urban conflicts, and take them head on. To that end, the Innovative Developments Everyday at ARDEC program has conducted the first portion of a six-part Urban Warfare Workshop Series which aims to produce one or more weapons platforms that will succeed in tomorrow's urban conflicts by leveraging the innovative talent in the ARDEC workforce.

  • USAREUR announces rebalance, restructure actions

    Feb 20, 2014

    Changes in personnel and resources will occur by next summer

  • 66th Military Intelligence Brigade hosts career fair

    Feb 20, 2014

    The 66th Military Intelligence Brigade hosted a career fair in Wiesbaden, Germany, Feb. 14, 2014, to showcase career paths available to brigade Soldiers.

  • Picatinny Prepares for Army's Emergency Relief Campaign

    Feb 20, 2014

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. - Army Emergency Relief (AER) is a private nonprofit organization established in 1942 by the Secretary of War and the Army Chief of Staff. The mission has not changed since its inception: to provide emergency financial assistance to Soldiers and their families.

  • Welcome home, 715th MP Company!

    Nov 30, -0001

    Excitement was thick in the air as friends, family and members of the community waited for more than 100 soldiers from the Florida Army National Guard's 715th Military Police Company to come home Tuesday, Feb. 11 after a nine-month deployment to Afghanistan. They were welcomed back home at the unit's headquarters in Melbourne, Fla.

  • Weiberfasching: Where women are king

    Feb 21, 2014

    On the Thursday before Lent, (this year Feb. 27) Fasching is all about the ladies.

  • 709th Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment Changes Command

    Feb 20, 2014

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany - The Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 709th Military Police Battalion, 18th MP Brigade, 21st Theater Sustainment Command, held its change of command ceremony Feb. 12 in Grafenwoehr, Germany.

  • The quietly defiant, unlikely fighter: Pfc. Sarah Keys and the fight for justice and humanity

    Feb 25, 2014

    FORT LEE, Va. (Feb. 20, 2014) -- The modern civil rights movement was much broader than the contributions made by the likes of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the NAACP or Rosa Parks in changing America's unjust racial climate.

  • Lyster makes EFMP screening user friendly

    Feb 20, 2014

    Soldiers coming 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.

  • Always Ready, Always Alert: Anti-Terrorism Month

    Feb 20, 2014

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. - National and international terrorist related threats and incidents have been frequent and continue to persist. Last April, there was the Boston Marathon bombing in Boston, Mass.; in September there was the Washington Navy Yard shooting in Washington D.C., and in November, in Paramus, N.J., there was the Garden State Plaza Mall shooting.

  • Kuwaitis recount liberation, work with U.S. Military

    Feb 20, 2014

    Saud Al Zaid remembers vividly the night he learned his country had been attacked. Attending college in the United States, Al Zaid, a Kuwaiti, said he didn�'t know for sure whether it was an invasion or revolution when he was told there were tanks in the streets of Kuwait City. Frantically calling his parents back in his home country, he soon learned the truth from his father. Iraqi forces had invaded and occupied his country.

  • Kuwaitis recount liberation, work with U.S. Military

    Nov 30, -0001

    Matthew H. Tueller, the U.S. ambassador to Kuwait, welcomes attendees of to an event on Feb. 18 in Kuwait City, Kuwait commemorating the 1991 liberation of Kuwait. The event was held for Kuwaiti students enrolled in the English Access Microscholarship Program, a two-year English language program, which is designed for Kuwaiti school children between 13 and 15 years old. (Photo by Sgt. Adam C. Keith, U.S. Army Central)

  • Kuwaitis recount liberation, work with U.S. Military

    Nov 30, -0001

    Service members, embassy employees, Kuwaiti students and their families listen on Feb. 18 in Kuwait City, Kuwait to the stories of three Kuwaitis who worked with the U.S. military during Operation Desert Storm at an event commemorating the liberation of Kuwait. The event was held for Kuwaiti students enrolled in the English Access Microscholarship Program, a two-year English language program, which is designed for Kuwaiti school children between 13 and 15 years old. (Photo by Sgt. Adam C. Keith, U.S. Army Central)

  • Kuwaitis recount liberation, work with U.S. Military

    Nov 30, -0001

    Adel Abbas, an environmental engineer for Kuwait Gulf Oil Company, speaks during an event commemorating the liberation on Feb. 18 in Kuwait City, Kuwait about his experience working with the U.S. military during the liberation of Kuwait in 1991. The event, held for Kuwaiti students enrolled in the English Access Microscholarship Program, was attended by servicemembers, State Department employees, and Kuwaiti civilians. (Photo by Sgt. Adam C. Keith, U.S. Army Central)

  • Kuwaitis recount liberation, work with U.S. Military

    Nov 30, -0001

    Maen Al Rasheed, chairman of the Boubyan International Industries Holding Company, speaks during an event commemorating the liberation on Feb. 18 in Kuwait City, Kuwait about his experience working with the U.S. military during the liberation of Kuwait in 1991. Liberation Day in Kuwait, observed on Feb. 26, will mark the 23rd anniversary of the liberation of Kuwait from Iraqi forces. (Photo by Sgt. Adam C. Keith, U.S. Army Central)

  • Kuwaitis recount liberation, work with U.S. Military

    Nov 30, -0001

    Saud Al Zaid, chief of corporate affairs for Zain Communication, speaks during an event commemorating the liberation on Feb. 18 in Kuwait City, Kuwait about his experience working with the U.S. military during the liberation of Kuwait in 1991. Zaid said the event was important because it allowed a younger generation of Kuwaitis to hear firsthand accounts of the 1991 invasion. (Photo by Sgt. Adam C. Keith, U.S. Army Central)

  • Sustainment Brigade Soldier runs 'just for the fun of it'

    Feb 20, 2014

    BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan -- Running can be a great way to keep your body healthy, strong and prepared for the Army physical fitness test. For Staff Sgt. Claudia Smallman, a mortuary affairs noncommissioned officer assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 10th Special Troops Battalion, 10th Sustainment Brigade, it's just something she does for fun.

  • Fort Drum Soldiers to test new hearing protection

    Feb 20, 2014

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Some 23 percent of injuries sustained by Soldiers during Operation Iraqi Freedom II were related to the ear, according to a study published in a 2005 issue of Military Medicine.

  • Sustainment troops hard work honors fallen heroes

    Feb 20, 2014

    BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan -- Mechanics assigned to the Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 10th Special Troops Battalion, 10th Sustainment Bri-gade, have been honored with the responsibility of maintaining vehicles assigned to transport fallen heroes�' remains from the mortuary affairs collection point here to the airfield for their flight home.

  • Spartan operations centers control the fight

    Feb 20, 2014

    FORWARD OPERATING BASE LIGHTNING, Afghanistan -- It was late afternoon Feb. 11 when the warning system started blaring, alerting personnel to incoming fire. As Soldiers and civilians donned their protective gear and scrambled to their shelters, the Spartan Brigade�'s Tactical Operations Center was furiously at work. Soldiers at different stations began sending their information to the battle captain, who absorbed the overwhelming wave of data and confidently decided the best course of action.

  • Baltimore District team deploys to support an overseas contingency operation

    Feb 20, 2014

    A nine-person team of specialists deployed Feb. 8 to support a U.S. Army -- Central Command mission.

  • Nachricht des stellvertretenden Kommandeurs

    Feb 20, 2014

  • Nachricht des stellvertretenden Kommandeurs

    Feb 20, 2014

  • Deputy garrison commander to the community

    Feb 20, 2014

  • USAREUR en IMCOM-E maken structuurveranderingen bekend voor fiscaal jaar 2014 en 2015

    Feb 20, 2014

    Het U.S. Army Europe en het Installation Management Command-Europe heeft vandaag twee afzonderlijke acties aangekondigd om het personeel in Europa te herstructureren en te verminderen.

  • USAREUR und IMCOM-E geben Strukturveränderungen für die Finanzjahre 2014 und 2015 bekannt

    Feb 20, 2014

    Die U.S. Army Europa (USAREUR) und das Verwaltungskommando der U.S. Army, Region Europa (IMCOM-E), haben heute zwei gesondert anzusehende Massnahmen zur Umschichtung und Reduzierung der Personalstruktur im Geschäftsbereich der U.S. Army Europa bekanntgegeben.

  • USAREUR et IMCOM-E annoncent des changements de structure pour les exercices 2014 et 2015

    Feb 20, 2014

    Les états-majors 'U.S. Army Europe et de l'Installation Management Command-Europe ont annoncé ce jour deux plans distincts visant à rééquilibrer et réduire la structure de leur personnel à travers 'Europe.

  • USAREUR and IMCOM-E announce FY14, FY15 structure changes

    Feb 20, 2014

    U.S. Army Europe and Installation Management Command-Europe announced today two separate actions to rebalance and reduce the personnel structure across the U.S. Army in Europe.

  • Mobility warrant builds 'Hahn dynasty' in Romania

    Feb 20, 2014

    The jeep rolls up to the security check point through mud, gravel and the remnants of a heavy snowfall in late January. The guard, a dark-haired and stern-looking young Romanian sergeant, wears an expression suggesting he takes his job seriously and, perhaps, resents the hassle of another American vehicle. The guard's demeanor transforms instantly when he spots the driver through the descending window. A smile washes over his face as he exchanges greetings with the driver, a big, gregarious American warrant officer with a broad smile and personable manner. The scene replays, in its essentials, at transportation facilities, military and contractor offices, and businesses throughout the modest town of MK and the nearby port city of Constanta.

  • Deutsch-amerikanische Freundschaft in Ansbach hat einen neuen Namen: Outreach-KONTAKT Franken

    Feb 26, 2014

    Nach neun Monaten Planung und Zusammenwachsen hat die deutsch-amerikanische Freundschaft in der Ansbacher Region einen offiziellen Club und einen neuen Namen: Outreach-KONTAKT Franken.

  • Patriot-HAWK Exercise

    Feb 20, 2014

    SOUTHWEST ASIA- Last month the Soldiers of 1-62 Air Defense Artillery Battalion, who are currently deployed forward, trained with their host-nation air defense artillery forces of the United Arab Emirates, utilizing the Air Force Central Command Air Warfare Center in support of HAWK Exercise IV.

  • Unit Hits Environmental Home-run

    Feb 20, 2014

    Dennis Polaski, the United States Army Garrison Humphreys director of public works, along with Onsemus K. Smith, acting chief of USAG Humphreys Department of Public Works Environmental Division, presented the award to representatives of 602nd ASB, Jan. 21, 2014.

  • Camp Humphreys Passport Office

    Feb 19, 2014

    Camp Humphreys Passport Office Passport Office accepts Official, No Fee Passport and Tourist Passport applications.

  • Army recognizes institute's biotechnology advances with $48 million renewal

    Feb 27, 2014

    The Institute for Collaborative Biotechnologies contract with the U.S. Army Research Laboratory, Army Research Office, was extended in December 2013, providing an additional $48 million over three years to study high performance biological systems and the translation of these to engineering systems of benefit to Soldier.

  • Soldiers, civilians train together, commit to protecting each other's backs

    Feb 21, 2014

    In Sexual Harassment/Assault Response Prevention training courses, there is one overall message that should reach participants -- that sexual assault and sexual harassment are wrong and will not be tolerated.

  • Spartans return from Cobra Gold 2014

    Nov 30, -0001

    Paratroopers assemble off Malemute Drop Zone at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson after a 16-hour flight from Thailand where the brigade participated in Cobra Gold 2014, Feb. 17. The exercise, now in its 33rd iteration, demonstrates the U.S. and the Kingdom of Thailand's commitment to their long standing alliance, regional partnership, and prosperity and security in the Asia-Pacific Region. (Photo by Matthew Macarah / Released)

  • Spartans return from Cobra Gold 2014

    Nov 30, -0001

    Paratroopers assigned to 3rd Battalion (Airborne), 509th Infantry Regiment assemble off Malemute Drop Zone at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson after a 16-hour flight from Thailand where the brigade participated in Cobra Gold 2014, Feb. 17. The exercise, now in its 33rd iteration, demonstrates the U.S. and the Kingdom of Thailand's commitment to their long standing alliance, regional partnership, and prosperity and security in the Asia-Pacific Region. (Photo by Matthew Macarah / Released)

  • Spartans return from Cobra Gold 2014

    Nov 30, -0001

    Paratroopers assemble off Malemute Drop Zone at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson after a 16-hour flight from Thailand where the brigade participated in Cobra Gold 2014, February 17. The exercise, now in its 33rd iteration, demonstrates the U.S. and the Kingdom of Thailand's commitment to their long standing alliance, regional partnership, and prosperity and security in the Asia-Pacific Region. (Photo by Matthew Macarah / Released)

  • Spartans return from Cobra Gold 2014

    Nov 30, -0001

    Spartan Paratroopers land on Malemute Drop Zone at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson after a 16-hour flight from Thailand where the brigade participated in Cobra Gold 2014, Feb. 17. The exercise, now in its 33rd iteration, demonstrates the U.S. and the Kingdom of Thailand's commitment to their long standing alliance, regional partnership, and prosperity and security in the Asia-Pacific Region. (Photo by Matthew Macarah / Released)

  • Spartans return from Cobra Gold 2014

    Nov 30, -0001

    Army Lt. Col. Patrick Altenburg, commander of the 3rd Battalion (Airborne), 509th Infantry Regiment, leads paratroopers off Malemute Drop Zone after an airborne operation on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson Feb. 17, 2014. The Spartan Brigade paratroopers performed an in-flight rigging and jumped after a 16-hour flight after participating in Cobra Gold 2014 in Thailand. (Photo by Matthew Macarah / Released)

  • 8th Forward Surgical Team heads to Afghanistan

    Nov 30, -0001

    Maj. Ernest Dorema, the Intensive Care nurse assigned to 8th Forward Surgical Team, removes the bolt from his M4 carbine to prepare for his deployment to Afghanistan at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Feb. 16, 2014. The 8th FST 725th Support Battalion (Airborne) deployed to Camp Gelan, Afghanistan, for a nine-month rotation to support the Combined Joint Special Operations Task Force Afghanistan, Feb. 16, 2014.

  • 8th Forward Surgical Team heads to Afghanistan

    Nov 30, -0001

    U.S. Army Col. Matthew McFarlane, commander of the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, and the Spartan Brigade's senior enlisted adviser, Command Sgt. Major Frank Hacker wished members of the 8th Forward Surgical Team well on their scheduled deployment to Afghanistan at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Feb. 11, 2014. The 8th FST, 725th Support Battalion (Airborne) deployed to Camp Gelan, Afghanistan, for a nine-month rotation to support the Combined Joint Special Operations Task Force Afghanistan, Feb. 16, 2014.

  • 8th Forward Surgical Team heads to Afghanistan

    Nov 30, -0001

    Maj. Michael Fisher, the 8th Forward Surgical team commander, speaks to his paratroopers, family members and friends at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, hours before the company's deployment to Afghanistan. The 8th FST deployed to Camp Gelan, Afghanistan, for a nine-month rotation to support the Combined Joint Special Operations Task Force Afghanistan, Feb. 16, 2014.

  • 8th Forward Surgical Team heads to Afghanistan

    Nov 30, -0001

    Sgt. 1st Class Jason Mondragon, a detachment sergeant assigned to 8th Forward Surgical Team, carries his A-bag to the bus before deploying with his unit on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Feb. 16, 2014. The 8th FST became part of the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division on Dec. 20, 2013.

  • Spartans return from Cobra Gold 2014

    Nov 30, -0001

    Spartan Brigade paratroopers arrive at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson Feb. 17 after participating in Exercise Cobra Gold 2014. CG 14 combined forces from the Thailand, Singapore, Japan, Republic of Korea, Indonesia, Malaysia and the U.S., further enhancing interoperability and strengthening regional relationships.

  • Tennessee Guard brings fight from field to digital battlefield

    Feb 20, 2014

    For Soldiers of Tennessee National Guard's 278th Armored Cavalry Regiment, the past three months were split between virtual and field training environments at the Volunteer Training Site-Catoosa, Ga.

  • McQuistion talks partnering opportunities

    Feb 20, 2014

    "Partnering is our past; it is our present and it's our future," said Lt. Gen. Patricia McQuistion, deputy commanding general of the U.S. Army Materiel Command, during her opening remarks on partnering with the Army. Partnering opportunities was just one of many topics emphasized at the 2014 Association of the United States Army's Institute of Land Warfare Winter Symposium and Exposition, Feb. 19.

  • Spartan Brigade demonstrates quick response, airborne ability at Cobra Gold 2014

    Feb 20, 2014

    "Spartan" paratroopers with the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, demonstrated their unique ability to rapidly deploy and conduct a forced entry airborne assault during Exercise Cobra Gold 2014 at the Khok Kathiam Royal Thai Air Force Base in Lopburi, Thailand, Feb. 15, 2014.

  • Soldiers train for any possibility

    Nov 30, -0001

    The Army is looking at a world marked by regime changes and questionably controlled stockpiles of weapons of mass destruction while preparing itself for challenges that might lie ahead.

  • AUSA panel discussion addresses partnerships

    Feb 20, 2014

    Business leaders joined government officials Feb. 19, 2014, for the panel discussion, Industrial Partnerships for Force 2025 and Beyond, at the Association of the United States Army Winter Symposium and Exposition at Huntsville, Ala.

  • Mandela is inspiration for speaker at Black History Event

    Feb 27, 2014

    A billboard slogan--and brief encounter with Nelson Mandela--formed the basis for remarks at the Black History Month observance of SMDC/ARSTRAT.

  • Commander presents AMC Perspective at Winter AUSA

    Feb 24, 2014

    Army Materiel Command's top leader began the discussion Feb. 19, 2014, at the 2014 Association of the United States Army Institute of Land Warfare Winter Symposium and Exposition in Huntsville, Ala., by emphasizing the suitability of this year's theme to the current status of the Army.

  • Spotlight on … Sgt. 1st Class Quadedra Corey

    Mar 13, 2014

    Spotlight on … Sgt. 1st Class Quadedra E. Corey 412th Contracting Support Brigade's 904th Contingency Contract Battalion Team contracting specialist, Mission and Installation Contracting Command-Fort Knox, Ky.

  • Spotlight on … Staff Sgt. Carlos Espada

    Feb 19, 2014

    Staff Sgt. Carlos Espada Contracting noncommissioned officer, 901st Contingency Contracting Battalion, Fort Hood, Texas

  • Holland commits to play football at the U.S. Military Academy

    Feb 21, 2014

    The son of a contracting specialist at Fort Carson, Colo., has committed to play football for the U.S. Military Academy at West Point during the Feb. 5 national signing day.

  • NCO is the backbone of local mentoring program

    Feb 20, 2014

    ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Ill. -- Driving around the neighborhood that borders the southwest shore of the Rock Island Arsenal, Staff Sgt. Elvon Dixon knowingly gazes out the window.

  • Local Lego league champs headed to World Festival

    Feb 19, 2014

    For Team Panda-monium, putting the pieces together meant a first-place finish and a trip to the FIRST Lego League World Festival April 23-26 in St. Louis, Mo.

  • Operating in the 'New Normal' -- post conflict support essential to Industrial Base future

    Feb 25, 2014

    The future of the Army and commercial industrial base as the Army nears the end of more than a dozen years of conflict was a topic of discussion during the 2014 Association of the U.S. Army Winter Symposium and Exposition.

  • 'Warfighters' ensure first responders ready to go; maximize training

    Feb 19, 2014

    FORT SHAFTER FLATS, Hawaii - We live in an unpredictable world, in unpredictable times. Those among us that are tasked with the awesome responsibility of keeping our communities safe must always be ready to respond at a moment's notice. How awesome then is the task of ensuring that these elite responders are prepared, trained, and always ready to go in a time of crisis?

  • 605th Soldiers deploy to Kuwait

    Feb 19, 2014

    More than 30 Soldiers from the 605th Transportation Detachment, 45th Sustainment Brigade, hugged their families and friends goodbye, Feb. 14, as they departed for Kuwait.

  • First Soldier, Family Fitness course builds DIVWEST family resiliency

    Feb 19, 2014

    First Army Division West is holding its first Comprehensive Soldier and Family Fitness course for its command teams.

  • Corps of Engineers commander sees funding returning to pre-9/11 levels by 2020

    Feb 24, 2014

    The Army's chief engineer said last week that about two-thirds of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineer's budget is for military programs, but he expects to see continued reductions as funding for those programs returns to pre-9/11 levels.

  • Technology demonstrations highlight synergy

    Feb 27, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (Feb. 19, 2014) -- Over the past 10 years, the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command has been striving to strengthen partnerships and collaborations to develop cutting edge technology for Soldiers.

  • Our thoughts and prayers

    Feb 19, 2014

    Our thoughts and prayers go out to those who were affected by the events on Sunday, 16 February, 2014. Two monetary accounts are being established for those who wish to provide financial assistance to the families involved in Sunday's crash north of Tooele.

  • Fort Leonard Wood Soldiers take the stage at bull riders' arena

    Feb 19, 2014

    For the first time in recent history, Fort Leonard Wood Soldiers brought military tradition to the opening ceremonies of the Professional Bull Riders Built Ford Tough Series Friday at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis.

  • Knox energy security security tightens thanks to gas-powered generators

    Feb 19, 2014

    Knox improves energy security and decreases reliance on outside power providers thanks to the installation of natural gas-powered generators. The byproduct of those electricity-making generators is heat, which will be captured in a process known as Combined Heat and Power.

  • Interview with Army acquisition leader Heidi Shyu

    Feb 27, 2014

    WASHINGTON (Feb. 19, 2014) -- Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics and Technology Heidi Shyu serves as the Army acquisition executive, the senior procurement executive, science advisor to the Secretary of the Army.

  • Army seeks science, technology advances through partnerships

    Feb 27, 2014

    The U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command depends on partnerships to develop world-class technology and engineering solutions. Our mission is only achievable if we continue to reach out and build partnerships across all of our core competencies.

  • Eating Disorder testimonies and treatment event Feb. 25 at LHA

    Feb 19, 2014

    A former service member, two clinical professionals, and the spouse of a loved one with an eating disorder, are slated to share knowledge and perspective on eating disorders at Lincoln Hall Auditorium Feb. 25 from noon to 1 p.m.

  • MCoE 2013 Instructors of the Year honored

    Feb 19, 2014

  • Retiree reflects on Mogadishu: Former Ranger shares lessons learned during 'Black Hawk Down'

    Feb 19, 2014

    A group of students from various programs of instruction heard a firsthand account of one of the most famous battles of the last 25 years, when retired Lt. Col. Jim Lechner visited Fort Benning to discuss the 1993 Battle of Mogadishu.

  • Battle Lab branch chief named top developer

    Feb 19, 2014

  • AUSA Winter kicks off in Huntsville

    Feb 20, 2014

  • Performance Triad encourages extra steps

    Feb 19, 2014

  • Soldiers test policies, procedures for emergency readiness

    Feb 19, 2014

  • Secretary discusses leaner force

    Feb 19, 2014

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