Archive: Feb 2014

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  • 4th Public Affairs Detachment returns from Kosovo deployment

    Nov 30, -0001

    Capt. Randy Ready returns from 9 month deployment in support of Multinational Battle Group-East, Kosovo Forces 17 and receives a hug from "Hug Lady" for a job well done here Feb. 15.

  • 4th Public Affairs Detachment returns from Kosovo deployment

    Nov 30, -0001

    Sgt. Samantha Parks (left), Sgt. Joshua Stoffergen (center), Capt. Randy Ready (left) and Staff Sgt. Cody Harding (not pictured) returned from a 9-month deployment in support of Multinational Battle Group-East, Kosovo Forces 17 here Feb. 15.

  • Deputy Commanding General, 25th Infantry Division, visits Cobra Gold

    Feb 16, 2014

    Brig. Gen. Todd McCaffery, Deputy Commanding General, 25th Infantry Division, visited with Soliders of 1st Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, 2nd Styker Brigade Combat Team, during Exercise Cobra Gold in Thailand.

  • Deployed soldiers celebrate hockey win over Russia

    Nov 30, -0001

    U.S. Army soldiers celebrate upon the completion of team USA's victory over Russia in hockey after a penalty shootout during the Winter Olympics in Sochi Feb. 15 on Forward Operating Base Lightning, Afghanistan. The Winter Olympics are taking place a mere half hour time difference from those serving in Afghanistan. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Javier Amador 3rd Brigade, 10th Mountain Division Public Affairs)

  • Multinational Battle Group-East transitions to Kosovo Force 18

    Feb 15, 2014

    CAMP BONDSTEEL, Kosovo (February 13, 2014) -- Nearly nine months after assuming command of Multinational Battle Group-East, the 525th Battlefield Surveillance Brigade relinquished command to another U.S. Army active duty unit, during a transfer of authority ceremony held at Camp Bondsteel, February 13. The 504th Battlefield Surveillance Brigade, stationed at Fort Hood, Texas, took command of the battle group from the 525th Battlefield Surveillance Brigade, a similar Army unit based at Fort Bragg, N.C.

  • Prepare for worst, train to be the best

    Feb 18, 2014

  • 'Charlie Med' geht nach Grafenwöhr, näher an den Bereich seiner Rettungsflug-Aufgabe

    Feb 20, 2014

    Als Teil der bereits im Februar 2012 bekanntgegebenen Reduzierung um 2 500 Soldaten in Unterstützungseinheiten und wie schon bereits im März 2013 veröffentlicht, wird die Struktur der C Company, 1st Battalion, 214th Aviation Regiment umstrukturiert.

  • 'Charlie Med' to move to Grafenwoehr, closer to medical evacuation mission

    Feb 20, 2014

    As part of the 2,500 Soldier reduction in enabling units announced in February, 2012, and as further announced in March 2013, the structure of C Company, 1st Battalion, 214th Aviation Regiment will be restructured.

  • Resolve to get SMART

    Feb 18, 2014

    Every year millions of people develop resolutions to ultimately help them lose weight and get in better shape in the New Year. Approximately 45 percent of Americans make New Year's Resolutions, but only 8 percent successfully achieve their New Year's Resolution goals, according to the University of Scranton. By now you might be finding that the excitement of the New Year has worn off, and your motivation toward achieving your New Year's Resolution is quickly fading too. So the question is, how can you achieve a weight loss or other health-oriented resolution? The key is to set Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic, and Time-sensitive goals.

  • BACH honors patients during Patient Recognition Month

    Feb 14, 2014

    With the help of volunteers, Blanchfield Army Community Hospital offered patients free chair massages, kid�'s face painting as well as weight management and healthy eating classes the first week of February in honor of National Patient Recognition Month.

  • GEN Via, HON Shyu make strategic engagement with TARDEC

    Feb 20, 2014

    GEN Dennis Via, Commanding General at Army Materiel Command (AMC), joined Heidi Shyu, Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics and Technology (ASA(ALT)), during a strategic engagement session at the U.S. Army Research Development and Engineering Command�'s (RDECOM) Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC) in Warren, Mich., Feb. 4.

  • AMEDD presents 1st Qtr. Wolf Pack Award to BRDSS Team at Institute of Surgical Research

    Feb 21, 2014

    Lt. Gen. Patricia D. Horoho, U.S. Army Surgeon General and Commanding General of the U.S. Army Medical Command (MEDCOM) and Army Medical Department (AMEDD) Civilian Corps Chief Mr. Gregg Stevens presented the prestigious Army Medicine Wolf Pack Award for the first quarter of fiscal year 2014 to the Burn Resuscitation Decision Support System (BRDSS) Team at the U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research (USAISR) Jan. 30.

  • USACE Galveston District to begin maintenance work at Colorado River Locks

    Feb 14, 2014

    MATAGORDA, Texas -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District will begin maintenance repair work at the Colorado River Locks in Matagorda, Texas, to include installation of an impressed current cathodic protection system on the eight sector gates to extend the life of the navigation structures.

  • NSSC This Week Feb. 14, 2014

    Feb 14, 2014

  • Presidents' Day Holiday Safety Message

    Feb 14, 2014

    On 17 February 2014, we will recognize the federal holiday honoring President George Washington's Birthday. In recent years, the holiday evolved and is recognized as "Presidents' Day'', honoring Presidents George Washington and Abraham Lincoln, as well as other Presidents who have served our great Nation.

  • Married to Running: NY Army National Guard Soldier to Race in USA Cross Country Championship

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    A New York Army National Guard soldier has been picked for the All-Army Cross Country Team and will be running an eight-kilometer race for the Army in the USA Cross Country Championship in Boulder, Colo., on Feb. 15.

  • Best-selling author is out to make African-American National Guard soldiers as famous as zombies

    Feb 14, 2014

    Max Brooks, author of "Wold War Z" and the "Zombie Survival Guide," has turned his literary attention to the New York National Guard's 369th Infantry Regiment, an all-black unit that fought heroically in World War I. Brooks visited the Harlem Armory, home of the 369th Sustainment Brigade, the unit that carries the lineage of the World War I Harlem Hellfighters to talk about his book with 369th Commander Col. Reginald Sanders and a National Public Radio reporter.

  • Eustis holds quarterly blood drive.

    Feb 14, 2014

    McDonald Army Health Center, in conjunction with the American Red Cross, hosted a blood drive at Fort Eustis, Feb. 12.

  • Spartan operations centers control the fight

    Nov 30, -0001

    It was late in the afternoon of Feb. 11 in Afghanistan when the warning system started blaring the warning of incoming fire and as the soldiers and civilians donned their protective gear and scrambled to their shelters, the Spartan brigade's Tactical Operations Center was furiously at work, as soldiers at different stations begin sending their information to the battle captain, who after taking in the overwhelming wave of data, confidently decides the best course of action.

  • Spartan operations centers control the fight

    Nov 30, -0001

    U.S. Army Cpt. Darnell Badger, assistant operations officer and day shift battle captain (left) and U.S. Army Cpt. Richard Dobkins, the night shift battle captain (second from left) with the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division listen as U.S. Army Sgt. Anthony Wieger, the day shift battle Non-Commissioned Officer also of the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, briefs his portion of the day's events during shift change in the Spartan brigade's Tactical Operations Center at Forward Operating Base Lightning, Afghanistan. The Spartan Brigade is deployed to Afghanistan as a Security Force Advise Assist Brigade in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

  • Spartan operations centers control the fight

    Nov 30, -0001

    Spc. Jeffrey Miller, an air defense and airspace management & brigade aviation assets coordinator (left) briefs his portion of the day's events as Spc. Douglas Atencio, a fire support specialist, listens and prepares to brief his portion during shift change in the Spartan brigade's Tactical Operations Center at Forward Operating Base Lightning, Afghanistan. Both soldiers are attached to the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division who is currently deployed to Afghanistan as a Security Force Advise Assist Brigade in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

  • Spartan operations centers control the fight

    Nov 30, -0001

    U.S. Army Capt. Darnell Badger, the operations officer and day shift battle captain with the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, answers a unit's call in the Spartan brigade's Tactical Operations Center at Forward Operating Base Lightning, Afghanistan. The Spartan Brigade is deployed to Afghanistan as a Security Force Advise Assist Brigade in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

  • Hundreds brave Wisconsin's bitter cold temps at Winter Extravaganza

    Feb 14, 2014

  • Fort McCoy timber harvest improves training capability for Young Air Assault Strip

    Feb 14, 2014

    FORT McCOY, Wis. -- A timber sale on South Post is supporting Fort McCoy's strategic objectives, improving Young Air Assault Strip (YAAS) and generating revenue for future forestry initiatives. "The sale was initiated to improve YAAS by removing trees that are impacting the flight path of aircraft into the airstrip," said James Kerkman, Fort McCoy forester. The sale, which pays the Army more than $26,000, was awarded in December 2012 and has an estimated volume of 695 cords and 67,000 board feet of timber.

  • Fort McCoy's Housing Division makes historic move to South Post to better serve customers

    Feb 14, 2014

    FORT McCOY, Wis. -- It's a culmination of years of hard work by the Fort McCoy staff. For the recipients of housing services on Fort McCoy, this is a pretty big deal. For the first time in the post's history, the Fort McCoy Directorate of Public Works (DPW) Housing Division offices and warehouses are centrally located for their customers in the Family housing area on South Post. The move includes the reopening of the renovated South Post Community Center, building 6158, which also is home to the DPW Housing Division offices. Adjacent to the community center is a new housing warehouse -- building 6167 -- that includes a Self-help Center for housing residents.

  • NSRDEC and WPI interest in fire protection sparks sharing of expertise and facilities

    Feb 14, 2014

    During a recent tour of Worcester Polytechnic Institute's new state-of the-art Fire Protection Engineering (FPE) Facility, researchers from the U.S. Army Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center (NSRDEC) met with WPI Professor Nicholas Dembsey to discuss the emerging collaborative effort involving the work of Dr. Esther Kim. Kim is on an Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) fellowship with NSRDEC and will become a WPI Visiting Scholar, providing a framework for collaboration and sharing of laboratory facilities, equipment and high performance computing resources at WPI and NSRDEC.

  • First Army officer speaks about contributions of black veterans and families

    Feb 14, 2014

    ROCK ISLAND, Ill. - Maj. Terry Saul of First Army spoke about the commitment of African American veterans and their families at a luncheon hosted by the Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center on Feb. 13.

  • Requesting liberal leave

    Feb 14, 2014

    "Liberal leave" refers to any unscheduled leave federal employees may take in the event extreme weather, or a similar emergency, prevents them from coming to work as usual.

  • Detailed résumés assist hiring managers with job selections

    Feb 14, 2014

    Mariah Armstead and Vivian Henry appeared on The Morning Show Jan. 22 to discuss internal hiring procedures.

  • New equipment increases artillery systems safety, efficiency

    Feb 14, 2014

    Overhaul and repair operations for M119 light towed Howitzers at Anniston Army Depot are easier thanks to the ingenuity of employees.

  • Depot home to engine expertise

    Feb 14, 2014

    Jerry Bohannon, an Anniston Army Depot heavy mobile equipment mechanic leader takes pride in his job and in doing it well, but quickly acknowledges his work is all about the men and women who rely on the turbine engines he tests.

  • Remembering the early years of counterintelligence, 22 February 1918

    Feb 19, 2014

    When Major (later Major General) Ralph Van Deman finally succeeded in setting up the Military Intelligence Division, or MID, in 1917, he was particularly concerned about the country's weakness in counterintelligence.

  • Take charge of heart health today, this month

    Feb 14, 2014

    Fort Huachucca, Az. - Today is Valentine's Day, when many people give chocolates in heart shaped containers to those they care about. A lesser-known event associated with a certain type of diet and the heart is National Heart Month which we celebrate each February.

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

    Feb 21, 2014

    Colonel Smith Middle School put its Science, Technology, Engineering and Math, or STEM curriculum to the test to enter Verizon's second annual Innovative App Challenge.

  • CDC earns national NAEYC accreditation for programs

    Feb 21, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - The Fort Huachuca Child Development Programs, the New Beginnings and Expanding Horizons Child Development Center and the Part Day Strong Beginnings Program located in the School Age Center, received notification that they earned the National Association for the Education of Young Children, or NAEYC, accreditation Jan. 24.

  • IMCOM Presidents' Day Message 2014

    Feb 14, 2014

  • Senior NCO relinquishes responsibility one day, assumes it again next

    Feb 21, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Command Sgt. Maj. James Ramsey, outgoing 111th Military Intelligence Brigade command sergeant major, relinquished responsibility in a ceremony at Chaffee Parade Field Monday and assumed responsibility again Tuesday as the incoming Fort Huachuca Garrison command sergeant major.

  • Soldier presents Active Shooter Response, Mitigation Training

    Feb 21, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Sgt. 1st Class Craig Hannum, detachment sergeant, 18th Military Police Detachment, likes to give a disclaimer during Active Shooter Response and Mitigation training -- he is not here to create world peace or to solve terrorism, stop the drug problem or rewrite well-established safety regulations. It's comments like these that have kept training participants engaged and the presentation going since September 2009.

  • USAG Ansbach Veterinary Treatment Facility reopens at Katterbach

    Feb 14, 2014

    After more than two years operating at Franken Kaserne, the U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach Veterinary Treatment Facility team reopened their doors at Katterbach Feb. 7.

  • Hohenfels helps revive romance

    Feb 14, 2014

    Hohenfels helps revive romance. As Valentine's Day gets into full swing, participants in Hohenfels Army Community Service's "Art of Romance" dance class may have a leg up on the rest of us.

  • 557th Med. Co. hosts Bulgarian soldiers for Mil-to-Mil

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    Soldiers from the 21st Theater Sustainment Command's 557th Medical Company, 421st Multi-Medical Battalion, 30th Medical Brigade hosted three soldiers from the Bulgarian Army for military-to-military training on Smith Barracks in Baumholder, Germany Feb. 10-14.

  • Commentary: Americans must see Innsbruck before leaving Europe

    Feb 14, 2014

    Seated at the foot of the Tyrolean Alps, Innsbruck is a magical city with something to offer everyone. Steeped in Roman, German, French and Austrian history, Innsbruck has a way of capturing the hearts of all who visit.

  • Hohenfels helps revive romance

    Feb 14, 2014

    Participants learn to 'cut a rug' at Hohenfels' newest couple's communication class.

  • Casting call: Film crew seeks cast for documentary about Army in Schweinfurt

    Feb 14, 2014

    A film crew is looking for U.S. Soldiers, Families and more to cast a documentary about the relation between USAG Schweinfurt and the community of Schweinfurt.

  • 574th Quartermaster Closes out Iraqi Operations

    Feb 20, 2014

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany -- Soldiers of the 574th Quartermaster Supply Company returned to their home station at USAG Bavaria in December 2013, after spending seven months deployed to Kuwait and Iraq.

  • Micron Movement, Major Mission

    Feb 14, 2014

    KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany -- Soldiers from the 624th Movement Control Team (MCT) of the 39th Transportation Battalion, 21st Theater Sustainment Command's 16th Sustainment Brigade participated in Operation Juniper Micron (JM 14) from Jan. 04 to 15. The MCT along with the United States Air Force supported the joint peacekeeping mission by assisting French troops in the AFRICOM AOR

  • 18th Combat Sustainment Support Brigade Changes Senior Enlisted Advisor

    Feb 14, 2014

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany -- The 18th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion bid farewell to Command Sgt. Maj. Ian Griffin from Pittsburg, Tx., and welcomed Command Sgt. Maj. Michael Uhlig from Ft. Knox, Ky. as their new senior enlisted advisor on the morning of 7 January.

  • Behavioral health -- Teams conduct personality training

    Feb 18, 2014

    AURORA -- Outgoing or quiet-natured and imaginative or reality-based were some of the different parts of the personality described by a Fort Carson behavioral health team during a statewide Colorado Army National Guard Safety Stand Down held in Aurora, Saturday. The 4th Combat Aviation Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, behavioral health team taught about the personality traits to emphasize the straightforward learning goals and objectives it wanted to teach its National Guard brothers.

  • Troopers volunteer in a unique way

    Feb 13, 2014

    Soldiers serving in Alaska are afforded the opportunity to experience events unique to any other duty station: the Northern Lights, temperatures in the -40s, almost 22 hours of daylight in the summer, 20 hours of darkness in the winter, and an abundance of wildlife from bald eagles to grizzly bears. Troopers from 5th Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment were fortunate enough to participate in another event unique to Alaska: the annual Yukon Quest dogsled race. The Yukon Quest is a 1,000-mile race that stretches from Fairbanks, Alaska to Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, Canada. Each year, the starting and ending points of the race are switched between the two cities. The 2014 race started in downtown Fairbanks.

  • Despite snow, freezing temperatures Basic Combat Soldiers keep training

    Feb 13, 2014

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- Below-freezing temperatures may have slowed operations last week, but Basic Combat Training kept moving right along. As commanders watched the projected forecast for the week, plans were made to make sure trainees were still receiving the proper training.

  • Airmen gain Patriot Missile System perspective

    Feb 13, 2014

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- Al Udeid Air Base, Doha, Qatar On Jan. 24, the "War Dawgs" of D Battery, 3rd Battalion, 43rd Air Defense Artillery participated in the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing's Weapons System of the Week here.

  • Army Soldier Centered Medical Care--The Line Mission Is Our Mission

    Feb 13, 2014

    The Army Soldier Centered Medical Home (SCMH) is the Soldiers version of the Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH).

  • Service members, veterans captured on canvas

    Feb 13, 2014

    Artist donates time to military family members to teach them how to paint their heroes.

  • Fires Center scores high on training

    Feb 13, 2014

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- The Fires Center of Excellence proved it knows how to train Soldiers and that the organizations themselves can pass a test. The FCoE recently went through the Training and Doctrine Command accreditation process and received a 98-percent average, one of the highest ratings given in TRADOC and across the Army.

  • Soldiers conquer fears, ascend new heights in physical readiness

    Feb 13, 2014

    1st Lt. Jeshurun Plumb takes anyone he can convince to rock climb the faces of the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge.

  • CSTA trains CBRN responders at Shrine of Democracy

    Feb 13, 2014

    As part of a U.S. Army North (Fifth Army) exercise a small team of South Dakota National Guard service members assisted local emergency responders in investigating a simulated chemical and radiological incident Feb. 11 at America's Shrine of Democracy."

  • Corps of Engineers completes construction at Portugues Dam

    Feb 19, 2014

    "Entonces, felicidades en sus logros," (Congratulations on your accomplishments). That was the key message from Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works), to those who attended a dedication ceremony Feb. 5 celebrating completion of Portugues Dam, a $386 million structure designed to reduce flooding impacts in Ponce, Puerto Rico. Darcy was among several high-ranking federal and Puerto Rican government officials who attended the ceremony, which was held at the top of a hill on an access road with the 220-foot high structure in the background.

  • Commentary: Virtual tool ensures positive reality

    Feb 13, 2014

    This commentary is about the 214th Fires Brigade's Command Virtual Open Door Policy that gives Soldiers a direct email address to the brigade commander and command sergeant major to address concerns.

  • Avenger crew members transition to C-RAM

    Feb 14, 2014

    About 70 Soldiers from B Battery, 5th Battalion, 5th Air Defense Artillery Regiment, from Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., performed live-fire Counter-Rocket, Artillery and Mortar training.

  • Flu here: Don't forget to vaccinate

    Feb 13, 2014

    The flu season is in full swing in most of the United States, including Oklahoma. The Centers for Disease Control has noted that most of the flu circulating in the country is H1N1, commonly called the �"swine flu."

  • Honolulu District Showcases Capabilities for 2014 Engineers Week Activities

    Feb 14, 2014

    More than 300 engineers and friends of the 17 organizations within the Hawaii Council of Engineering Societies plus invited local VIPs and dignitaries and engineers from the Honolulu District are expected to gather at the Hale Koa's Banyan Tree Showroom Feb. 18 for a luncheon to kick off Engineers Week 2014, which runs Feb. 16 to 22.

  • OCC-R discuss ongoing projects and issues

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    Afghan National Army Brig. Gen Mohammad Asrar, (left) Deputy Director of the Operational Coordination Center Regional headquarters and U.S. Army Lt. Col. Robert Owen, (right) commander of the OCC-R Security Force Advise and Assist Team pose for a picture after their meeting at Forward Operating Base Thunder, Paktiya province, Afghanistan, Feb. 12, 2014. OCC-R SFAAT conducts a daily meeting with representatives of various branches of the Afghan National Security Forces to help improve the coordination of their security forces. (U.S. Army photo by Pfc. Dixie Rae Liwanag/ Released)

  • OCC-R discuss ongoing projects and issues

    Nov 30, -0001

    Afghan National Army Brig. Gen Mohammad Asrar, (Right) Deputy Director of the Operational Coordination Center Regional headquarters shake hands with the representatives of the Afghan National Security Forces at Forward Operating Base Thunder, Paktiya province, Afghanistan, Feb. 12, 2014. The OCC-R conducts daily briefings to discuss about the development and collaboration of the OCC-R. (U.S. Army photo by Pfc. Dixie Rae Liwanag/ Released)

  • OCC-R discuss ongoing projects and issues

    Nov 30, -0001

    Afghan National Army Brig. Gen Mohammad Asrar, (Right) Deputy Director of the Operational Coordination Center Regional headquarters briefs the representatives of various branches of the Afghan National Security Forces about ongoing issues at Forward Operating Base Thunder, Paktiya province, Afghanistan, Feb. 12, 2014. The OCC-R conducts daily briefings to discuss about the development and collaboration of the OCC-R. (U.S. Army photo by Pfc. Dixie Rae Liwanag/ Released)

  • OCC-R discuss ongoing projects and issues

    Nov 30, -0001

    Afghan National Army Col. Hafizullah, G3 Air Ops, briefs during a meeting at the Operational Coordination Center Regional headquartes on Forward Operating Base Thunder, Paktiya province, Afghanistan, Feb 12. 2014. The OCC-R conducts a daily meeting to focus on the coordination of their security forces and ongoing projects. (U.S. Army photo by Pfc. Dixie Rae Liwanag/ Released)

  • OCC-R discuss ongoing projects and issues

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    Afghan Border Police Lt. Col Zabiullah briefs during a meeting at the Operational Coordination Center Regional headquartes on Forward Operating Base Thunder, Paktiya province, Afghanistan, Feb 12. 2014. The OCC-R conducts a daily meeting to focus on the coordination of their security forces and ongoing projects. (U.S. Army photo by Pfc. Dixie Rae Liwanag/ Released)

  • OCC-R discuss ongoing projects and issues

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    The representatives of the Afghan National Security Forces listens to the briefing at the Operational Coordination Center Regional headquarters on Forward Operating Base Thunder, Paktiya province, Afghanistan, Feb. 12, 2014. The OCC-R conducts daily briefings to discuss the ongoing projects and issues around the region. (U.S. Army photo by Pfc. Dixie Rae Liwanag/ Released)

  • OCC-R discuss ongoing projects and issues

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    The Afghan National Security Forces representatives with the 203rd Corps awaits for the meeting to begin at Forward Operating Base Thunder, Paktiya province, Afghanistan, Feb 12. 2014. The Operational Coordination Center Regional Security Force Advise and Assist Team of the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division conducts a daily meeting to discuss the development of the OCC-R and the ongoing projects around the region. (U.S. Army photo by Pfc. Dixie Rae Liwanag/Released)

  • OCC-R discuss ongoing projects and issues

    Nov 30, -0001

    U.S. soldiers with the Operational Coordination Center Regional Security Force Advise and Assist Team of the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division welcomes the representatives inside the OCC-R headquarters at Forward Operating Base Thunder, Paktiya province, Afghanistan, Feb. 12, 2014. OCC-R SFAAT conducts a daily meeting with representatives of various branches of the Afghan National Security Forces to help improve the coordination of their security forces. (U.S. Army photo by Pfc. Dixie Rae Liwanag/ Released)

  • OCC-R discuss ongoing projects and issues

    Nov 30, -0001

    U.S. soldiers with the Operational Coordination Center Regional Security Force Advise and Assist Team of the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, walk towards the OCC-R headquarters at Forward Operating Base Thunder, Paktiya province, Afghanistan, Feb. 12, 2014. OCC-R SFAAT conducts a daily meeting with representatives of various branches of the Afghan National Security Forces to help improve the coordination of their security forces. (U.S. Army photo by Pfc. Dixie Rae Liwanag/ Released)

  • 203rd Corps SFAAT meeting

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    Afghan National Army Lt. Col. Abdulah Beck (left), Tactical Operations Center Duty Officer of the 203rd Corps and U.S. Army Capt. Jeffery Burgett with Corps Security Force Advise and Assist Team of the 3rd Brigade Combat Team,10th Mountain Division (right) shake hands after their meeting at Forward Operating Base Thunder, Paktiya province, Afghanistan, Feb. 13, 2014. The 203rd Corps conduct daily meetings with representatives of various branches of the Afghan National Security Forces and work side by side to help improve the coordination of their security forces. (U.S. Army photo by Pfc. Dixie Rae Liwanag/ Released)

  • 203rd Corps SFAAT meeting

    Nov 30, -0001

    Afghan National Army Lt. Col. Abdulah Beck (left), Tactical Operations Center Duty Officer of the 203rd Corps, U.S. Army Capt. Jeffery Burgett with Corps Security Force Advise and Assist Team of the 3rd Brigade Combat Team,10th Mountain Division (Middle) and Afghan National Army Col. Zekrulhaq Nijrabi, Deputy Informations Officer of the 203rd Corps (right) discuss about issues in different regions during their meeting at Forward Operating Base Thunder, Paktiya province, Afghanistan, Feb. 13, 2014. The 203rd Corps conduct daily meetings with representatives of various branches of the Afghan National Security Forces and work side by side to help improve the coordination of their security forces. (U.S. Army photo by Pfc. Dixie Rae Liwanag/ Released)

  • 203rd Corps SFAAT meeting

    Nov 30, -0001

    Afghan National Army Sgt. 1st Class Mohammad Aslam, G3 NCO of the 203rd Corps (left) and Capt. Zia Amiri, Battle Captain of the 203rd Corps (right) discuss about ongoing issues around the region during their meeting at Forward Operating Base Thunder, Paktiya province, Afghanistan Feb. 13, 2014. The 203rd Corps conduct daily meetings with representatives of various branches of the Afghan National Security Forces and work side by side to help improve the coordination of their security forces. (U.S. Army photo by Pfc. Dixie Rae Liwanag/ Released)

  • 203rd Corps SFAAT meeting

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    Afghan National Army Col. Zekrulhaq Nijrabi, Deputy Informations Officer of the 203rd Corps write notes during their meeting at Forward Operating Base Thunder, Paktiya province, Afghanistan, Feb. 13, 2014. The 203rd Corps conduct daily meetings with representatives of various branches of the Afghan National Security Forces and work side by side to help improve the coordination of their security forces. (U.S. Army photo by Pfc. Dixie Rae Liwanag/ Released)

  • 203rd Corps SFAAT meeting

    Nov 30, -0001

    U.S. Army Capt. Frank Guth with the Corps Security Forces Advise and Assist Team of the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Left), Afghan National Army Lt. Col. Abdulah Beck , Tactical Operations Center Duty Officer of the 203rd Corps (middle) and Afghan National Army Capt. Zia Amiri, Battle Captain of the 203rd Corps (right), discuss about ongoing projects during their meeting at Forward Operating Base Thunder, Paktiya province, Afghanistan, Feb. 13, 2014. The 203rd Corps conduct daily meetings with representatives of various branches of the Afghan National Security Forces and work side by side to help improve the coordination of their security forces. (U.S. Army photo by Pfc. Dixie Rae Liwanag/ Released)

  • 203rd Corps SFAAT meeting

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    Afghan National Army Lt. Col. Abdulah Beck (left), Tactical Operations Center Duty Officer of the 203rd Corps and Afghan Border Police Col. Mohammed Saleem (right), Operational Coordination Center Regional G3 officer, discuss about issues in different regions during their meeting at Forward Operating Base Thunder, Paktiya province, Afghanistan, Feb. 13, 2014. The 203rd Corps conduct daily meetings with representatives of various branches of the Afghan National Security Forces and work side by side to help improve the coordination of their security forces. (U.S. Army photo by Pfc. Dixie Rae Liwanag/ Released)

  • Honoring our own

    Nov 30, -0001

    From Stetsons and sabers to horses and spurs, the 1st Cavalry Division is instilled with a rich history and chock-full of tradition. And honoring the fallen is no exception.

  • New York National Guard Counterdrug Task Force honored for community support efforts

    Feb 13, 2014

    The New York National Guard's Counterdrug Task Force has been honored by the Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America, a non-profit that organizes local anti-drug efforts, for its work in supporting community anti-drug coalitions across New York.

  • Employee spotlight - Darrell L. Montgomery

    Nov 30, -0001

    Q-and-A with Little Rock District Contract Specialist Darrel Montgomery.

  • Surgeon General visits USARPAC

    Feb 13, 2014

    Lt. Gen. Patricia Horoho, U.S. Army Surgeon General meets with Gen. Vincent K. Brooks during her visit throughout the Pacific theater Feb. 12. Horoho is the 43rd Surgeon General and the commanding general of the U.S. Army Medical Command.

  • Fort Hood's Operation Rising Star winner picked

    Nov 30, -0001

    Members of the Fort Hood community filled the Phantom Warrior Center Friday to see the culmination of Operation Rising Star.

  • Baby Expo 2013: What to expect when expecting

    Nov 30, -0001

    On a cool autumn day, the Women's Health Department at Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center hosted the second annual Baby Expo Oct. 19.

  • 1st Medical Brigade hosts EFMB course, more than 300 candidates competing

    Nov 30, -0001

    Deep in the rugged terrain of Central Texas, soldiers of the 61st Multifunctional Medical Battalion, 1st Medical Brigade prepared to welcome 309 candidates Oct 17.

  • EFMB testing creates best medics in Army

    Nov 30, -0001

    Nineteen soldiers from various units from around Fort Hood stood tall and proud on Sadowski Field as members of their units or family members pinned Expert Field Medical Badges onto their uniforms, Nov. 1.

  • Zombie Fest helps local soup kitchen

    Nov 30, -0001

    One by one they emerged from the darkness, members of the Copperas Cove community gathered early at the Taqueria Mexican Grill Oct. 12 to take part in Zombie Fest.

  • Fort Hood celebrates Native American, Alaskan Native History Month

    Nov 30, -0001

    President Barack Obama signed a declaration naming November as the official Native American and Alaskan Native Heritage Month, Oct. 31.

  • Bragging rights: 1-145th wins battalion football tournament

    Feb 13, 2014

    Although football season is officially over, four battalions went head-to-head over the course of three days and fought to be named the Army Sports Program Battalion Football Tournament champion on Fort Rucker.

  • 36th Eng. Bde. trains on Command and Control systems

    Nov 30, -0001

    The 36th Engineer Brigade command staff conducted training at the Mission Command Training Team's facility here Dec. 9-13.

  • Making history: III Corps uncases colors

    Nov 30, -0001

    As temperatures plummeted and hail began to fall from the ever-darkening clouds, about 100 soldiers gathered during a ceremony Jan. 22 in the III Corps building's west atrium on Fort Hood to witness a historic moment - the uncasing of Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, III Corps colors.

  • Gym Rat: Program offers motivation, T-shirts, healthy lifestyle

    Feb 13, 2014

    Many people say that the hardest part about working out is finding the motivation to get up and do it, but a new, free program is trying to help by providing a little push to help get in shape.

  • Engineer Brigade supports fitness initiative

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers from the 62nd Engineer Battalion, 36th Engineer Brigade, designed, constructed and renovated various physical fitness sites around Fort Hood, with a focus on functional fitness while keeping costs at a minimum.

  • Heart Health: Small steps now stave off future problems

    Feb 13, 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.

  • Students learn importance of exercise, diet, oral hygiene

    Feb 13, 2014

    Often in this growing age of technology and fast food, children as young as 3 are becoming obese.

  • Calling all ruggers: Fort Hood Rugby seeks support

    Nov 30, -0001

    The sport of rugby continues to grow in popularity, expanding to colleges, military posts and sprouting social leagues across the United States - so what is it?

  • Obstacle course construction on Fort Hood

    Nov 30, -0001

    Lately, soldiers and their families may have seen several construction zones throughout Fort Hood, wondering what is going on. Soldiers of the 104th Engineer Company, 62nd Engineer Battalion, 36th Engineer Brigade are constructing seven new Functional Fitness courses at locations such as West Fort Hood, Division West, 48th Chemical Brigade, 11th Signal Brigade, III Corps, and Keyschnik Gym and there are two being renovated.

  • Program offers child care, career opportunity

    Feb 13, 2014

    For busy and working Families, Fort Rucker's Family Child Care program offers a way for parents to find quality child care providers who welcome children into their homes, and also a career opportunity for those looking for a job.

  • Post mail carriers strive on

    Feb 13, 2014

    Nearly half the day was gone, but the postal clerks at the Fort Rucker Postal Center were not nearly finished completing inspections and putting postage on mail of the nearly 400 envelopes and magazines that were waiting for their attention Feb. 6.

  • Gold Star Families: Fort Rucker hosts survivors for tour

    Feb 13, 2014

    Most of the time, flight students are the ones receiving simulator briefs, but on Feb. 8, 19 Families were honored when they received private Warrior Hall tours as part of a celebration to recognize Gold Star Families from the region -- a designation given to spouses, parents and other relatives of fallen service members.

  • AAAA issues top honors to Aviation units, people

    Feb 13, 2014

    Hundreds came together at the U.S Army Aviation Museum during the Senior Leaders' Dinner to honor Army Aviation Soldiers receiving recognition during the 2013 Army Aviation Association of America National Function Awards ceremony Feb. 5.

  • Aviation leaders target future, sustainment

    Feb 13, 2014

    More than 150 senior leaders returned to the home of Army Aviation at Fort Rucker Feb. 3-6 to chart the Branch's future.

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