Archive: Feb 2014

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  • SSG named marksmanship association Soldier of the Year

    Feb 19, 2014

  • No room for prejudice in today's military, world

    Feb 19, 2014

  • Spartans stay sharp in Afghanistan

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    U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Danny Wilder, (foreground) of the Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, demonstrates the proper prone unsupported firing position to Spartan brigade soldiers during a Primary Marksmanship Instruction class conducted on Forward Operating Base Lightning, Afghanistan, Feb. 13 in preparation for a weapons range. The Spartan brigade is deployed to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. (Photo by U.S. Army Capt. John Landry 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division Public Affairs)

  • Spartans stay sharp in Afghanistan

    Nov 30, -0001

    U.S. Army 1st Sgt. Casey McFall, (foreground right) of the Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, explains the proper use of available support such as sandbags when firing their weapons in the prone supported firing position to Spartan brigade soldiers during a Primary Marksmanship Instruction class conducted on Forward Operating Base Lightning, Afghanistan Feb. 13 in preparation for a weapons range. The Spartan brigade is deployed to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. (Photo by U.S. Army Capt. John Landry 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division Public Affairs)

  • Spartans stay sharp in Afghanistan

    Nov 30, -0001

    U.S. Army Sgt. Jordan Kearny, (left, knealing) of the Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, explains the importance of peer coaching while firing to Spartan brigade soldiers, (right) during a Primary Marksmanship Instruction class conducted on Forward Operating Base Lightning, Afghanistan Feb. 13 in preparation for a weapons range. The Spartan brigade is deployed to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. (Photo by U.S. Army Capt. John Landry 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division Public Affairs)

  • Spartans stay sharp in Afghanistan

    Nov 30, -0001

    U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Luis Serra, (kneeling, left) of the Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, explains the importance of maintaining a consistent sight picture to Spartan soldiers as U.S. Army 1st Sgt. Casey McFall, (standing, left) the First Sergeant of HHC, 3rd Brigade Combat Team supervises the training during a Primary Marksmanship Instruction class conducted on Forward Operating Base Lightning, Afghanistan Feb. 13 in preparation for a weapons range. The Spartan brigade is deployed to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. (Photo by U.S. Army Capt. John Landry 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division Public Affairs)

  • Spartans stay sharp in Afghanistan

    Nov 30, -0001

    U.S. Army 1st Sgt. Casey McFall, (standing, foreground left) and Sgt. 1st Class Sean Green, (right, standing) both of the Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, supervise the training during a Primary Marksmanship Instruction class conducted on Forward Operating Base Lightning, Afghanistan Feb. 13 in preparation for a weapons range. The Spartan brigade is deployed to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. (Photo by U.S. Army Capt. John Landry 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division Public Affairs)

  • Chaplain assistant strengthens unit resiliency, recognized as Hood Hero

    Nov 30, -0001

    Though every soldier is a hero, one particular chaplain assistant with the 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) was recognized with a Hood Hero award for customer service excellence at the quarterly Hood Hero luncheon at Club Hood Feb. 11.

  • Rent items from Equipment Checkout Center

    Feb 19, 2014

  • Community event teaches about prescribed burns

    Feb 19, 2014

  • 14th CSH A Team rolls past 233rd Transportation

    Feb 19, 2014

  • U.S. Army's Fort Drum Moves Closer To Achieving Energy Security

    Feb 19, 2014

    Energy Initiatives Task Force (EITF) Executive Director Amanda Simpson this morning made a major announcement for U.S. Army large scale renewable energy at the U.S. Power & Renewable Finance Forum in New York.

  • Commentary: Army Olympic connections

    Feb 19, 2014

  • The Liberty Theatre presents We Are the Dream: Area students bring MLK's life to stage

    Feb 19, 2014

  • PCS made easier; sponsors pinpointed before depature

    Feb 19, 2014

    A permanent-change-of-station move, commonly know as PCS, can be overwhelming, especially for new Soldiers. The Total Army Sponsorship Program is designed to lessen the anxiety.

  • Freezing weather: Training stays on schedule

    Feb 19, 2014

    Training doesn�'t stop because of freezing temperatures on Fort Leonard Wood, but outside operations adjust to keep troops safe in the bitter cold.

  • Army iBook wins award

    Feb 21, 2014

    The Combat Studies Institute won the 2014 George C. Marshall Foundation Prize for the use of Digital Technology in Teaching Military History. The award was announced Feb. 18 by the Society of Military History.

  • Afghan engineers begin project for Coalition Forces

    Feb 19, 2014

    201st Afghan National Army Corps engineers, working with the American 663rd Engineer Company, begin work on a maintenance pad Feb. 16, for U.S. Soldiers stationed at Forward Operating Base Gamberi.

  • Fasching, Fastnacht, Karneval -- Many words for one big party

    Feb 24, 2014

    The Fasching season is also known as the "fifth season" in Germany and a great excuse for having a grand old time partying.

  • February is Heart Health Month

    Feb 19, 2014

    Even though February is the shortest of all the months, it�'s still enough time to make some big improvements to your heart health.

  • Dermatology services coming to Lyster

    Feb 19, 2014

    In an effort to improve the patient experience, Lyster Army Health Clinic will soon offer dermatology consults.

  • Patients earn Lyster $1.25 million in FY 13 by returning surveys

    Feb 19, 2014

    Patients at Lyster Army Health Clinic, who have been filling out and returning their Army Provider Level Satisfaction Surveys, or APLSS, earned the clinic $1.25 million in fiscal year 2013

  • Travel tips, reimbursement reminders for medical travel

    Feb 19, 2014

    Patients referred for medical care outside a 100-mile radius of Lyster Army Health Clinic may be reimbursed for their travel expenses when proper documentation is turned into the managed care office.

  • Reservists visit Aberdeen Army Wellness Center

    Feb 19, 2014

    Thirty-eight Army Reserve Soldiers from the Army Medical Command's 7221st Medical Support Unit based out of Newark, Del; had an opportunity to visit the APG Army Wellness Center Feb. 9, and witness its capabilities firsthand.

  • Husband, wife Army scientists receive Black Engineer of the Year Awards

    Feb 27, 2014

    Two U.S. Army computer scientists were recognized for their individual contributions to the scientific community at the annual Black Engineer of the Year Award STEM Conference, Feb. 8, 2014, in Washington, D.C.

  • Corps signs agreement with locals, promotes volunteer and educational programs

    Feb 19, 2014

    Community leaders, volunteers, visitors and members of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers gathered Feb. 11 at the Ives Run Visitor Center for a ceremonial signing of the Friends of Tioga-Hammond & Cowanesque Lakes cooperative agreement. This agreement establishes a formal relationship between the Corps and community to provide volunteers, services, educational programs and family events to the local community.

  • U.S. Army bandsman partners with local school

    Feb 19, 2014

    Henry Wadsworth Longfellow once said, "Music is the universal language of mankind." In the main auditorium of the American International School Kuwait, there is a lot of conversation going on but not enough listening. Maj. Scott McKenzie, the U.S. Army Central Band Liaison and a conductor with the U.S. Army Field Band, silences the students with the wave of his hand.

  • ACS raises volunteerism awareness in Ansbach's military community

    Feb 19, 2014

    Army Community Service at Ansbach held a volunteer fair to encourage this spirit of giving among the community.

  • Skier says Army father helped her achieve Olympic dream

    Feb 21, 2014

    U.S. Olympic skier Jacqueline Wiles, 21, said the support of her Army father has been instrumental in allowing her to ski competitively and achieve her dream of getting to Sochi for the winter games.

  • Port operations during PULSE-W

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    During the week of Jan. 20, soldiers from the 10th Regional Support Group supported port operation during the second phase of Pacific Utilities and Logistics Support Enablers - Watercraft, dubbed PULSE-W, at White Beach Naval Base, Okinawa, Japan.

  • Military training helps Soldier-athletes conquer luge challenges

    Feb 19, 2014

    U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program Olympians Utah National Guard Sgt. Preston Griffall and Sgt. Matt Mortensen attribute their readiness and resilience in the sport of luge to characteristics of teamwork and trust derived from military training.

  • Army scientists improve calibration standards

    Feb 27, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (Feb. 19, 2014) -- Materials deposited on manmade or natural surfaces are more frequently being utilized as calibration standards for chemical and biological (chem-bio) detecting systems. To determine threshold sensitivity of systems which detect chemical, biological, and explosives materials, precise accurate quantities must be deposited without any additional interference.

  • Waypoint #2: Follow up to CSA's Marching Orders

    Feb 24, 2014

    Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Raymond T. Odierno recently issued Waypoint #2, a follow up to his Marching Orders issued in January 2012, titled "America's Force of Decisive Action."

  • Fort Hood Garrison Command hosts 2014 Chili Cook-off

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    Under clear skies, a cool breeze flowed through the open bay at the Central Fire Station here as 18 various on-post organizations took part in the 2014 Fort Hood Garrison Command Chili Cook-off Feb. 13.

  • Air Assault training challenges Soldiers at 'Great Place'

    Feb 19, 2014

    How do Soldiers train for and earn the coveted Army Air Assault badge? Enduring 10 days of fast-paced training may not seem so harsh to some, but under grueling weather conditions and long hours, trainees are pushed to their maximum potential -- physically and mentally.

  • Hockey heals heroes

    Nov 30, -0001

    The San Antonio Rampage Sled Hockey Team and the Colorado Avalanche Sled Hockey Team squared off at The Ice and Golf Center at Northwoods in San Antonio, Feb. 8, 2014.

  • Strykers take first step in move to Fort Carson

    Feb 19, 2014

    Earlier this month, the first Double V-Hull Stryker vehicles began to arrive at Fort Carson, Colo., just weeks after the Army announced the 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, would convert to a Stryker Brigade Combat Team.

  • Fort Hood Garrison Command hosts 2014 Chili Cook-off

    Feb 18, 2014

    FORT HOOD, Texas -- Under clear skies, a cool breeze flowed through the open bay at the Central Fire Station here as 18 various on-post organizations took part in the 2014 Fort Hood Garrison Command Chili Cook-off Feb. 13.

  • USO, Boy Scouts get things popping at Arrowhead brigade

    Nov 30, -0001

    Everyone loves popcorn. With all the rain and cold outside this time of year, it might just be the perfect food for staying at home, watching TV or enjoying the company of a significant other.

  • Fort Irwin celebrates African American/Black History Month

    Feb 18, 2014

    This high desert Army installation hosted an African American Black History/Month Celebration at Sandy Basin Community Center for the Fort Irwin community, Feb. 5. The Equal Opportunity/Equal Employment Opportunity observance was themed "Civil Rights in America." It relates to the 50th anniversary of the passing of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, which was a result of the historic march on Washington in 1963. The significance of that law was explained by Lt. Col. Scott McFarland, commander of Regimental Support Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment - the unit which organized the event.

  • Waypoint 2 - CSA Strategic Priorities

    Feb 18, 2014

  • 6-8 CAV joins community to Jump Rope for Heart

    Nov 30, -0001

    Sgt. Zach Cline, an infantryman with Headquarters and Headquarters Troop, 6th Squadron, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, receives a high-five from a kindergartener at Lyman Hall Elementary School, in Hinesville, Ga., Feb. 13, 2014. Volunteers from 6-8 CAV assisted the students in celebrating the end of the school's fundraising "Jump Rope for Heart" event to raise funds for the American Heart Association.

  • 6-8 CAV joins community to Jump Rope for Heart

    Nov 30, -0001

    Spc. John Heard, an indirect fire infantryman with Headquarters and Headquarters Troop, 6th Squadron, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, turns the jump rope for a Lyman Hall Elementary School student at an event celebrating the end of the school's "Jump Rope for Heart" fundraiser, Feb. 13, 2014, in Hinesville, Ga. The event helped to raise funds for the American Heart Association.

  • 6-8 CAV joins community to Jump Rope for Heart

    Nov 30, -0001

    Spc. John Heard, an indirect fire infantryman with Headquarters and Headquarters Troop, 6th Squadron, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, turns the jump rope for a Lyman Hall Elementary School student at an event celebrating the end of the school's "Jump Rope for Heart" fundraiser, Feb. 13 2014, in Hinesville, Ga. The event helped raise funds for the American Heart Association.

  • 6-8 CAV joins community to Jump Rope for Heart

    Nov 30, -0001

    Cpl. Joaquin Thomas (left), a scout, and Cpl. Chad Burnette (right), an indirect fire infantryman, both with Headquarters and Headquarters Troop, 6th Squadron, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, swing a jump rope for a group of Lyman Hall Elementary School students at an event celebrating the end of the school's "Jump Rope for Heart" fundraiser, Feb. 13, 2014, in Hinesville, Ga. "I just got back from deployment two or three months ago, so it's good to reconnect with the community," Thomas said.

  • 6-8 CAV joins community to Jump Rope for Heart

    Nov 30, -0001

    Cpl. Robert Godfrey, an indirect fire infantryman, with Headquarters and Headquarters Troop, 6th Squadron, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, swings the jump rope for a group of Lyman Hall Elementary School students at an event celebrating the end of the school's "Jump Rope for Heart" fundraiser, Feb. 13, 2014, in Hinesville, Ga.

  • McMorrow Lab home for aviation, missile research

    Feb 24, 2014

    50 years ago, the Army dedicated building 5400 at Redstone Arsenal in memory of Maj. Gen. Francis "Frank" McMorrow. Today McMorrow Laboratories serves as the headquarters for the Aviation and Missile Research Development and Engineering Center, or AMRDEC.

  • Army Corps promotes STEM careers for National Engineers Week

    Feb 18, 2014

    Why should American students care about pursuing engineering careers? Officials with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are communicating the answer to students throughout the year-and especially during National Engineers Week, which runs this year from Feb. 16 through Feb. 22.

  • Vanguard Brigade bids farewell to commander, welcomes new one

    Feb 18, 2014

    Fourth Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division held a change of command ceremony, bidding farewell to Col. Kimo Gallahue and welcoming Col. Thomas Gukeisen, at Newman Gymnasium, Fort Stewart, Ga. Feb. 12.

  • Wisconsin Guard engineers power Romanian transit facility development effort

    Feb 19, 2014

    The MK Passenger Transit Center at the Mihail Kogalniceanu Air Base in Romania, marks a significant achievement for military engineers, including the Wisconsin Army National Guard's 924th Engineer Facilities Detachment.

  • Army Reserve unit first to join Army Wellness Center program

    Feb 20, 2014

    Soldiers of the 7221st Medical Support Unit, Newark, Del., were the first Army Reserve Soldiers to undergo the battery of metabolic and fitness tests associated with the Army Wellness Center Program during an event held here at Kirk Army Medical Center. at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., Feb. 8, 2014.

  • Army launches eight-week SHARP pilot training program

    Feb 18, 2014

    The Army has launched a new Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention pilot program on Fort Belvoir to enhance training for sexual assault response coordinators, victim advocates and instructors.

  • Team prepares for competition

    Feb 25, 2014

    The aroma of delicious cuisines filled the air at the Culinary Arts Academy, Feb. 10, as Fort Carson Culinary team members sliced and diced their ways to perfection to prepare for a military and international competition. The team is preparing to take on other national and international culinary teams at the 39th Annual Culinary Arts Competition at Fort Lee, Va., March 8-14.

  • 'Sisters in Arms' program goes international at Cobra Gold 2014

    Feb 19, 2014

    Women representing several countries participated in the first-of-its-kind International Sisters in Arms meeting, Feb. 17, 2014, at Camp Akatosarot, Phitsanulok, Kingdom of Thailand, during Cobra Gold 2014.

  • IPC receives national recognition for community 'Night Out'

    Feb 19, 2014

    With nearly a thousand residents and several government and community organizations participating in Island Palm Communities' (IPC's) National Night Out, each year, IPC has received national recognition.

  • More honors, money for Hawaii DODEA schools

    Feb 19, 2014

    The National Math and Science Initiative (NMSI) program, which encourages high school students to enroll in Advanced Placement (AP) classes and take AP exams, awarded Kalaheo High School a $112,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Defense Education Activity (DODEA), Monday.

  • Layers of Concern

    Mar 18, 2014

    This article assesses the health of the Army's industrial base as a complex task was originally published in the Jan. - March 2014 issue of Army AL&T magazine.

  • Annual scholarship opportunity available to IPC residents

    Feb 19, 2014

    WinnCompanies, the firm providing the property management and maintenance services at Island Palm Communities, is celebrating more than four decades in business by offering an amazing scholarship opportunity to residents.

  • AFSBn-KU inducted into Million Dollar Board

    Feb 18, 2014

  • Senior citizens claim chance, low-tech hookup, tie knot

    Feb 18, 2014

    US Air Force retiree, Wilmer Johns, and Mary Roper-Johns, a Red Cross volunteer at General Leonard Wood Army Community Hospital meet "accidentally" and get married in the hospital chapel.

  • Maintenance dredging of Brownsville Ship Channel delayed

    Feb 18, 2014

    GALVESTON, Texas (Feb. 18, 2014) -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District announced today it will solicit a rapid response maintenance dredging contract, with the bid opening the week of March 3, to address critical shoaling and perform maintenance dredging within the Brazos Island Harbor (Brownsville Harbor) jetty channel.

  • Soldiers headed to the National Training Center for the first time

    Feb 27, 2014

    Soldiers of 2nd Battalion, 20th Field Artillery, Task Force Pegasus Fires, will be spending the next 30 days at the National Training Center in Fort Irwin, Calif. or the "sand box" as it is called by some Soldiers.

  • Purple Heart awarded at Fort Belvoir

    Feb 19, 2014

    Sgt. (Ret.) Cleber Ferreira was awarded the Purple Heart at a ceremony held in the Fort Belvoir USO Warrior and Family Center Feb. 10.

  • ECMO patient celebrates her second birthday

    Feb 18, 2014

    Brooke Army Medical Center's first patient treated with Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation, also known as ECMO, at San Antonio Military Medical Center celebrated her second birthday this year.

  • 75th Ranger Regiment visited by U.S. Army Chief of Staff, Gen. Ray Odierno, Ft. Hunter Liggett.

    Feb 18, 2014

  • Local Lean Six Sigma course graduates asked to look for change

    Feb 19, 2014

    Sixteen military and civilian personnel from across the Western Regional Medical Command recently graduated from a four-week Lean Six Sigma Program and became the Army Medical Department's newest black belt candidates.

  • U.S. Army Chief of Staff, Gen. Ray Odierno and Coach Harbaugh visit troops in Afghanistan.

    Feb 18, 2014

  • USAG-Natick Public Affairs Office earns IMCOM honors

    Feb 26, 2014

    The U.S. Army Garrison Natick Public Affairs Office earned a pair of first place awards in the 2013 Installation Management Command CONUS Keith L. Ware Public Affairs Awards Competition.

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

    Feb 18, 2014

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

  • CSA Hot Topic graphic

    Feb 18, 2014

    CSA Hot Topic graphic

  • Soldier-led "Greening Course" is an adventure for Army Civilians

    Feb 18, 2014

    Twenty-five civilians from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory participated in what turned out to be "one of the best" greening courses the organization has planned and executed. The event took place at Aberdeen Proving Ground on Jan. 27--31.

  • Tax man's coming; Fort Myer Tax Center open

    Feb 18, 2014

    With the snip of a ribbon, the tax center on the Fort Myer portion of Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall officially opened Feb. 10.

  • Army launches eight-week SHARP pilot training program

    Feb 18, 2014

    The Army has launched a new Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention pilot program to enhance training for sexual assault response coordinators (SARCs), victim advocates (VAs) and instructors.

  • MICC director helping lead Afghan financial oversight

    Feb 20, 2014

    A member of the Mission and Installation Contracting Command here is playing a key role in establishing the financial management oversight of approximately $4 billion in assistance to the security forces of Afghanistan.

  • Love is in the air at TUSAB

    Feb 18, 2014

    There are plenty of military romances, but one particular building on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall - Brucker Hall, home of The United States Army Band is filled with married couples.

  • Army corrections facility in Europe prepares for move to Sembach

    Feb 18, 2014

    SEMBACH, Germany - U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Europe District is playing a key role in transferring the last Cold War vestige in Mannheim to the revamped Army garrison here. Officials have targeted late July for completion of U.S. Army Regional Correctional Facility-Europe, which is among numerous functions being shifted to Sembach Kaserne as part of the Coleman Barracks closure.

  • Fort Meade Family Members Publish Deployment Story

    Feb 18, 2014

    Jake Neslony, a sixth-grader at MacArthur Middle School at Fort George G. Meade, and his mother Lorin read a copy of "Daddy's Deployment," a book they co-wrote that was self-published last month.

  • Future of Enlisted Housing Nears Completion of 1st Phase

    Feb 18, 2014

    Construction crews are near completion of Phase 1 of Reece Crossings, Corvias Military Living's garden-style apartment complex. The 14-building complex will provide housing for more than 800 junior, unaccompanied service members.

  • JBM-HH, Arlington County proactive in pothole repair

    Feb 18, 2014

    As National Capital Region commuters enter the second half of winter, an additional adversary has entered the driving playing field - potholes.

  • French president visits ANC, JBM-HH

    Feb 18, 2014

    The United States of America and the French Republic reaffirmed a multi-century friendship Feb. 11 in the Military District of Washington with multiple gestures of diplomatic pageantry.

  • Davidson announced as next SDDC commanding general

    Feb 18, 2014

    The Office of the Army Chief of Staff announced Brig. Gen. Susan A. Davidson will be assigned as commanding general of Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command effective June 13.

  • Patriots recognized by new RC-East Command

    Feb 27, 2014

    The new commander and senior enlisted advisor for Regional Command-East, who also happen to be the command team of the 10th Mountain Division, stopped by Forward Operating Base Torkham recently to recognize a few Soldiers from Company C, 2nd Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment, for their accomplishments during their deployment.

  • Newest members of Sergeant Audie Murphy Club vow to serve Soldiers, community

    Feb 19, 2014

    BETHESDA, Md. -- Two non-commissioned officers, Staff Sgt. Justin D. Reichenbach and Staff Sgt. Freddy L. Drayton, were inducted into the Command Sergeant Major Jack L. Clark, Jr. Chapter of the Sergeant Audie Murphy Club (SAMC) in an induction ceremony held at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center Feb. 5.

  • Prep for PCS: ACS and 72nd ESB ramp up efforts

    Feb 19, 2014

    First assignment or fifth assignment, married or single, first or last overseas tour … it didn't matter. The goal was the same for everyone sitting in the Conn Club briefing room Jan. 29: Leave a little bit smarter and a lot less apprehensive about a permanent change of duty station known as the PCS process.

  • German-American friendship in Ansbach has new name: Outreach-KONTAKT Franken

    Feb 18, 2014

    After nine months of planning and growing, German-American friendship in the greater Ansbach area has an official club and a new name: Outreach-KONTAKT Franken.

  • Training helps keep FRGs relevant

    Feb 18, 2014

    Training helps keep FRGs relevant, even more so in an overseas location

  • Aviators revisit World War II history during castle retreat

    Feb 18, 2014

    Wiesbaden aviators visited a German castle for a lesson in history and leadership.

  • Gimlets certify for Live Fire

    Feb 18, 2014

    BAN DAN LAN HOI, Thailand -- The Soldiers of 1st Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division have been conducting platoon live fire certifications as part of Exercise Cobra Gold during the month of Feb. here in Thailand. With an upcoming rotation to the National Training Center this summer, ensuring the Soldiers are prepared to work in large platoon live fire missions is essential as the entire 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team will be conducting operations.

  • Former Soldier wins Olympic bobsled bronze

    Feb 19, 2014

    Former U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program bobsledder Steven Holcomb and Team USA civilian brakeman Steve Langton became the first U.S. athletes in 62 years to win a two-man bobsled Olympic medal by taking the bronze at Sanki Sliding Center in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia, Feb. 17, 2014.

  • Watervliet secures more than $10.9M in new work, a relief during a period of fiscal uncertainty

    Feb 14, 2014

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL, N.Y. -- The arsenal announced this week that it received nine contracts worth more than $10.9 million to provide various weapon system components for the U.S. Army's TACOM Life Cycle Management Command. These items will go to sustain U.S. troop units in the field.

  • 465th Engineer Company conducts training, benefits community

    Feb 18, 2014

    Through partnerships with the Habitat for Humanity of Greater Birmingham, the 465th Engineer Company conducted an Individual Readiness Training mission that brought new light to Edgewater, Ala., Feb. 8, 2014.

  • About 2,850 Guard members assist during Winter Storm Pax

    Feb 18, 2014

    About 2,850 Soldiers and Airmen were on duty in nine states and the District of Columbia, assisting stranded motorists, pulling semi-trailers out of ditches with heavy-duty wreckers, transporting law enforcement and firefighting personnel, in the wake of Winter Storm Pax.

  • 173rd paratroopers assist Slovenian partners during ice storm

    Feb 18, 2014

    Paratroopers from the 173rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne) arrived in Slovenia early on the morning of Feb. 11, 2014, with generators bound for Postojna, a city hard hit by an ice storm thought to be the worst natural disaster here in the last 100 years.

  • Community kids bring Broadway to Yongsan

    Feb 17, 2014

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea -- The Yongsan Players presented the musical 'Seussical' at the Seoul American High School auditorium, Jan. 23-25.

  • Army Secretary views AH-64 Apache Helicopter

    Feb 17, 2014

  • Suicide Crisis Lifeline

    Feb 17, 2014

    The Korea-Wide Suicide Prevention hotline phone numbers are 118 from a DSN Line and 0808-555-118 Toll-free from your Cell Phone or Commercial Land Line.

  • 1-21 Infantry 'Gimlets' go native in Thailand

    Feb 19, 2014

    Soldiers of 1st Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment "Gimlets," 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, participated in multiple Thai led Jungle Survival Training classes in Ban Dan Lan Hoi, Thailand, throughout the month of February, as part of Exercise Cobra Gold 2014.

  • Army coach leads Team USA to more Olympic medals

    Feb 21, 2014

    Team USA Olympic skeleton coach Vermont Army National Guard Sgt. 1st Class Tuffy Latour helped coach Team USA's Noelle Pikus-Pace to an Olympic silver medal and Matt Antoine to a bronze at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia.

  • 4th Public Affairs Detachment returns from Kosovo deployment

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    The 4th Public Affairs Detachment returned from a 9 month deployment supporting Multinational Battle Group-East Kosovo Forces 17 here Feb. 15, 2014.

  • 4th Public Affairs Detachment returns from Kosovo deployment

    Nov 30, -0001

    Sgt. Samantha Parks receives a hug from "Hug Lady" after returning from a 9 month deployment to Multinational Battle Group-East Kosovo Forces 17 here Feb. 15.

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