Archive: Apr 2014

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  • April 28, 2014 -- CSA's remarks at Twilight Tattoo

    Apr 29, 2014

    April 28, 2014 -- CSA's remarks at Twilight Tattoo

  • CASAs visit Joint Munitions Command to strengthen Army objectives

    Apr 29, 2014

    Civilian Aides to the Secretary of the Army met with senior leaders from the Joint Munitions Command to strengthen the Army's objectives, roles and cooperation within the civilian community here, April 25.

  • The Bavarian beer guide

    May 1, 2014

    Bavaria's perennial pastime explained

  • Finance Soldiers prove valuable resource

    Apr 30, 2014

    A second wave of Soldiers in the finance management military occupational specialty are arriving at select Mission and Installation Contracting Command offices to help fill a critical capabilities gap while at the same time gaining valuable developmental skills training.

  • Commentary: Bullying through the lens of a high school videographer

    Apr 29, 2014

    Romnick Fallejo, a senior at Schweinfurt Middle/High School, recounts a recent training session on preventing bullying.

  • Better Speech & Hearing Month PSA Transcript

    Apr 29, 2014

  • Kinderfest stretches its legs at ODR

    May 2, 2014

    This year's Kinderfest is bigger and better and the new Wild B.O.A.R. Complex

  • Recon Trains Advanced Weapons

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    Marines with 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion conducted an advanced weapons and tactics package March 2-7 as a part of Exercise Sandfisher 2014. Marine Cpl. Brandon Suhr gives us the insight. Includes sound bites from GySgt. Joshua Kircher, Platoon Sergeant and Cpl. Levi Owens, Reconnaissance Man. Also available in high definition.

  • Maintenance Soldiers give Emanuel County Institute AJROTC cadets a look at Soldier life

    Nov 30, -0001

    Army Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps cadets from the Emanuel County Institute enjoyed a tour of Fort Stewart, April 17, which was hosted by maintenance Soldiers from Company A, 703rd Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Infantry Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division.

  • Amberg Rabbi honors BMC Days of Remembrance observance

    Apr 30, 2014

    Rabbi Elias Dray, Appointee for Kosher issues in the Jewish Community of Munich and Rabbi of Amberg, spoke to a standing-room-only crowd of Soldiers, civilians, family members, guests, and middle-school children about the horrors of the Holocaust and how we must ensure nothing like this ever happens again.

  • Community rallies for Autisim Awareness Month

    Apr 29, 2014

    "(Hohenfels is) coming together as a community saying 'we're all in this together.'"

  • Keeping the community safe through awareness

    Apr 29, 2014

    Information and personal security is a task everyone can get involved in, and it helps keep our community safe

  • IMCOM Europe selects its best warriors

    Apr 29, 2014

    A week's worth of pushing their mental and physical capacities to the fullest paid off for Staff Sgt. Kareem Paschal and Spc. Jeromy Sisk, Installation Management Command Europe's winners of the Best Warrior competition held at Baumholder April 20 -- 25. Paschall was named the Best Warrior Noncommissioned Officer and Sisk was the Best Warrior Soldier.

  • U.S. Army Europe night flying program begins May 1

    Apr 29, 2014

    As in years past, due to extended daylight hours U.S. Army Europe is conducting its annual summer night flying program for helicopters based at U.S. Army airfields in Germany, beginning May 1, 2014.

  • Leading scholar supports U.S. troops in Korea

    May 2, 2014

    During the Korean War, a young South Korean boy walked a mile to school every day inside the last defensive perimeter between enemy forces and United Nations Command troops.

  • Baumholder community focuses on its children

    Apr 29, 2014

    Baumholder's Child, Youth and Schools Services teamed up with Army Community Service and the Baumholder schools recently to present a united front in the fight against child abuse and to raise awareness for autism.

  • Angkor Sentinel 2014 kicks off with opening ceremony

    Apr 29, 2014

    U.S. and Cambodian forces attended the opening ceremony at Kampong Speu Province, Cambodia, April 20, 2014, for Angkor Sentinel 2014, an annual bilateral military exercise hosted by the Royal Cambodian Army and sponsored by U.S. Army Pacific.

  • Schweinfurt honors its volunteers -- force behind the force

    Apr 29, 2014

    In a small ceremony April 16, community members here gathered at the Finney Recreation Center to honor, thank and congratulate their peers, neighbors and friends chosen as the 2014 volunteers of the year.

  • Training time: Ironhorse packs up, moves out again

    May 2, 2014

    Soldiers assigned to the 1st Brigade Combat Team "Ironhorse," 1st Cavalry Division headed for a multinational training exercise after loading up gear and saying goodbye to loved ones, April 28 at Fort Hood, Texas.

  • Maj. Gen. Gerety, Command Sgt. Maj. Wills visit Afghanistan bound SFAAT DET 82

    Apr 28, 2014

    Maj. Gen. Bill Gerety and Command Sgt. Maj. Jim Wills, commander and senior enlisted leader 80th Training Command (TASS), visited with the Citizen-Soldiers of Security Forces Advisory Assistance Team, Detachment 82 at Fort Bliss Texas, April 24, 2014. The 16 person team, 15 of whom are from various units across the 80th TC, is scheduled for deployment to Afghanistan in May 2014 to advise and assist the Afghan Border Police at Regional Command West near the Iranian border.

  • AUSA tournament is a hole in one

    May 12, 2014

  • The Crucible: warriors bring the Thunder

    Apr 28, 2014

  • U.S. Army Alaska's 9th Army Band member honored with prestigious award

    Apr 28, 2014

    U.S. Army Alaska, 9th Army Band is known in Fairbanks, Anchorage and the surrounding communities for their outstanding performances in both military and community events and concerts, but one band member in particular stood out in 2013 and was honored with a special award.

  • Fort Hood Soldier applies resilience to publish novel written during deployment

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers often put their spare time during deployments to good use: some hit the gym, some learn new skills, and some hit the books. One wrote a book.

  • Better Speech & Hearing Month

    Nov 30, -0001

    The U.S. Army Surgeon General, Lt. Gen. Patricia D. Horoho, talks about the importance of early detection and treatment regarding speech and hearing problems. Available in high definition.

  • Virtual Best Warrior Competition saves time, money

    Sep 24, 2014

    SAN ANTONIO (Apr. 28, 2014) -- U.S. Army Installation Management Command, Atlantic Region avoided $75,000 in expenses and saved garrisons thousands in travel costs by determining its noncommissioned officer and Soldier of the year in a "virtual" contest.

  • ANZAC forces honored during memorial service

    Apr 28, 2014

    The Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) Day Memorial Service was held at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific April 25, to honor the service and sacrifice of the ANZAC forces during World War I.

  • Guard helping after fierce tornado hits Arkansas

    Apr 29, 2014

    The response role for the Arkansas National Guard continued to expand April 28, 2014, after a deadly tornado swept through the central Arkansas communities of Mayflower and Vilonia, April 27.

  • NSSC This Week April 25

    Apr 28, 2014

  • MCTP trains Coalition forces during Warfighter 14-4

    Apr 28, 2014

    Warfighter 14-4 was held at Fort Bragg, N.C., April 8 -- April 17 and simulated a challenging joint, interagency, intergovernmental and multinational (JIIM) operation with the 82nd Airborne Division leading a joint and multinational force.

  • Marines: Blue Force Tracking parts on time, in budget

    Apr 28, 2014

    Team Tobyhanna is fabricating thousands of electrical and mechanical components for the U.S. Marine Corps.

  • 'Longknife' welcomes Blue Ridge Elementary students, teachers to Fort Riley

    Apr 28, 2014

    More than 80 Blue Ridge Elementary School students visited Fort Riley and their partner unit, the 5th Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, on April 25. Part of their visit involved learning about military communications devices, and for their call signs, students chose their favorite cartoon characters or superheroes.

  • Tripler leaders set sights on new strategy

    Apr 29, 2014

    Department heads from Tripler Army Medical Center (TAMC) and Pacific Regional Medical Command (PRMC) gathered on April 23, 2014 for a daylong strategic planning workshop with the goal of finalizing the hospital's roadmap.

  • Earth Day event plants seeds for conservation

    Apr 30, 2014

    Earth Day presented the perfect opportunity to show more than 625 Huntsville, Ala., area students how the Huntsville Center supports the Army Energy Campaign Plan through specific renewable energy programs and projects.

  • SMA stresses importance of character, commitment, competence to Fort Leonard Wood Soldiers

    Apr 29, 2014

    Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III told attendees a Soldier's character, commitment and competence are keys to helping the Army combat sexual assaults and suicides in the Army, during a town hall at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., April 25, 2014.

  • LMP Wins Two 2013 ALTies Awards

    Apr 28, 2014

  • Creating a culture of giving back

    Nov 30, -0001

    Taking full advantage of the beautiful spring weather, the Soldiers of the 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade hosted the Bluffton/Hilton Head, S.C. chapter of the Knights of Columbus on a tour of Hunter Army Airfield April 23.

  • SAPR facilitator program: raising Airmen awareness from within

    Apr 28, 2014

    YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan - The facilitator program, a new sexual assault prevention and response training course drafted by Pacific Air Force, was recently introduced at Yokota Air Base. The five-day course for Airmen and Department of Defense civilian volunteers provides tools and techniques to spread awareness of SAPR within their squadrons.

  • 1st Signal Brigade hosts SHARP Stand Down

    Apr 28, 2014

    USAG YONGSAN, South Korea -- 1st Signal Brigade hosted its first ever Sexual Harassment/Assault Response Prevention (SHARP) Stand Down April 18 at Yongsan's Multi-Purpose Training Facility to conduct annual training and promote sexual assault awareness. Soldiers and civilians of 1st Signal Brigade from 41st Signal Battalion, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, Joint Command Information System Activity (JCISA), 14th Signal Detachment North and 251st Signal Company gathered to take a stand against sexual assault and harassment.

  • First Person: Battalion commander shares views on Alaska disaster exercise

    Apr 28, 2014

  • Chief of Transportation receives first star

    Apr 28, 2014

    Congratulations to Brig. Gen. John P. Sullivan - Maj. Gen. Larry D. Wyche, Combined Arms Support Command and Fort Lee commanding general, left, and Jennifer Sullivan pin the rank of brigadier general on him during his April 25 promotion ceremony. Sullivan is the Chief of Transportation and Transportation School commandant.

  • All For the Family

    Apr 28, 2014

    Throughout the Army there are stories about second and third generation Soldiers following in their parents and grandparents footsteps, but what about a young Soldier making a difference in a parents military career? For Spc. Yemima Tarber, a communications specialist from Charlie Company, 326th Brigade Engineer Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), that's exactly what happened.

  • Mob/Demob mission ends, Armored Brigade primes for follow-on mission at Camp Shelby

    Apr 28, 2014

    CAMP SHELBY, Miss. -- Troop preparation for overseas contingency operations in combat theater stood entrusted to First Army Division East's, 177th Armored Brigade for 10 years. The historic mission, supporting Soldiers in deployment rotation to and from areas of conflict, is now considered a legacy.

  • Rubik's Cube inspires learning, leads to competition

    Apr 28, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Az. -In 1974, Erno Rubik, a young professor of architecture in Budapest, Hungary, created a solid cube that twisted and turned -- and did not break or fall apart.

  • Foreign Soldier receives military education, provides self-defense training at FH

    Apr 28, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Az. - In November 2013, Bogdan left his loved ones and made his first trip to the United States to attend the Military Intelligence Captain's Career Course, or MICCC, here. When the class began, students created a personal profile to share with the group. Through this introduction, it became known that Bogdan was a Krav Maga Self Defense System instructor.

  • Lancers, 7 ID stand united against sexual assault

    Apr 28, 2014

    JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. -- This month the 7th Infantry Division will race to gain ground in the fight against sexual assault. To raise awareness, 7th ID will host a sexual assault awareness run, April 29, on Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.

  • FH celebrates Easter with Sunrise Service, children's egg hunt

    Apr 28, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Az. - The Religious Support Team and an estimated crowd of 400 celebrated Easter on Sunday with a 6:30 a.m. sunrise service on Fort Huachuca's Reservoir Hill. It was a worship, music and fellowship event dedicated to the resurrection of Jesus.

  • Veteran and Military Crisis Line Transcript

    Apr 28, 2014

  • Historical marker added to Buffalo Soldier memorial site

    Apr 28, 2014

    Army Materiel Command's senior enlisted Soldier joined the Huntsville mayor and the Buffalo Soldiers Motorcycle Club in an April 26 unveiling of a historical marker commemorating the sacrifices of the 9th and 10th Cavalry Regiments.

  • FH honors volunteers for selfless service during recognition ceremony

    Apr 28, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Az. - Fort Huachuca honored its dedicated volunteers of 2013 Tuesday during the annual Fort Huachuca Volunteer Recognition Ceremony and Luncheon at the Thunder Mountain Activity Centre.

  • Help Your Children Recharge through Sleep

    Apr 28, 2014

    Sleep is critical to a child's growth and development. Putting children to bed every night at the same time helps them grow up happy and healthy. From the moment they wake up to the moment they fall asleep, children exert a lot physical and mental energy, parents can attest. Many military children also have to deal with the stress of having a deployed parent (or parents), who may then be injured, and frequent moves, which mean saying goodbye to friends, as well as having to start a new school and make new friends. (Service members and their children have proven to be very resilient despite all the challenges.)

  • 173rd conducts unscheduled training with Estonian Army

    May 16, 2014

    Approximately 150 Soldiers from the 173rd Airborne Brigade, in Vicenza, Italy, arrived in Estonia, April 28, 2014, to conduct small unit and leader training with members of the Estonian Army.

  • USASAC supports sexual assault awareness

    Apr 28, 2014

    NEW CUMBERLAND, Pa. -- Personnel from the U.S. Army Security Assistance Command's office in New Cumberland, Pa., wore blue and teal colors April 10 to show their support of DLA Distribution Susquehanna Pennsylvania's Sexual Assault Awareness Month events. DDSP SAAM activities encouraged depot employees to wear any shade of blue, for Child Abuse Prevention, or teal, for Sexual Assault Awareness. On the morning of April 10, the gates to DDSP were lit in blue and teal to kick off the day's events and greet employees as they entered the depot.

  • 40th ESB cases colors, is ready to deploy

    Apr 28, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Az. - In preparation of their upcoming deployment in support of operations in Southwest Asia, the 40th Expeditionary Signal Battalion "Renegades" cased their colors April 17, on Fort Huachuca's historic Brown Parade Field.

  • Sexual Assault Awareness Month: Shadley shares insights with Fort

    Apr 28, 2014

    FORT McCOY, Wis. -- Retired Maj. Gen. Robert D. Shadley said he never had training like the Army has today with the Sexual Harassment and Assault Response and Prevention (SHARP) program. He did, however, gain a whole lot of experience "on the job." Shadley, who served 33 years in the Army and retired in 2000, was the featured speaker for Fort McCoy's Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) observance April 16 at the Staff Sgt. Todd R. Cornell Noncommissioned Officer Academy.

  • Huntsville Post names Boyce Ross SAME Engineer of the Year

    Apr 28, 2014

    The Huntsville Post, Society of American Military Engineers, honored the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville's director of Engineering April 17 with its Engineer of the Year Award, recognizing many years of contributions to both the post and Huntsville Center.

  • Garrison commander committed to SHARP

    Apr 28, 2014

    I've been a member of the Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention Program team for more than eight years -- first as a Soldier and now as a civilian. I am proud of the work that the team of Soldiers and civilians do on a daily basis. We are the voice of those who temporarily lose their own when they are victimized by a brother or sister in arms.

  • A Plan to Make--and Break

    Apr 28, 2014

    Taking the long view of Army modernization means constantly staying ahead of technology. This commentary was originally published in the April - June 2014 issue of Army AL&T magazine.

  • First responder course provides lifesaving skills

    Nov 30, -0001

    The police of Albay Province trained alongside U.S. forces April 21-25 during a five-day seminar on first aid rescue techniques.

  • 2228th and 747th Military Police Companies transfer authority

    Nov 30, -0001

    Joint Task Force Guantanamo Soldiers and their leaders gathered on the Camp Bulkeley Parade Field Friday, April 18 at JTF GTMO to bid farewell to Louisiana's 2228th Military Police Company and welcome the 747th MP Company from Boston. During the ceremony, the 747th received their assignment and the 2228th looked forward to their return home knowing they did a job well-done.

  • Army increases in-flight situational awareness for rapid response forces

    Apr 29, 2014

    With help from the Army's new in-flight internet and mission command capability, commanders of Global Response Force units will be able to plan missions in the air, while their Soldiers receive operational updates and watch full-motion video of upcoming drop zones before their parachutes ever open.

  • Army Develops and Delivers Mobile Device for Burn Patients

    Apr 28, 2014

    A mobile device to help nurses and doctors manage fluid resuscitation of severely burned patients will be fielded this year by the U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command.

  • Army Develops and Delivers Noise-Immune Stethoscope

    Apr 28, 2014

    A noise-immune stethoscope (NIS), able to accurately detect heart and lung sounds in even the loudest battlefield environments, has been developed by the U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command, Fort Detrick, Md. The device has been successfully tested, cleared by the Food and Drug Administration, and will be fielded to military medical teams in 2014.

  • Fort Huachuca, partners, break ground for Solar Array Park

    Apr 28, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Az. - Just one year after the idea was introduced, Fort Huachuca and partnering organizations broke ground on the Department of Defense's largest renewable energy project April 25 adjacent to the Thunder Mountain Activity Centre, to mark the construction of the new Solar Array Park scheduled to begin operation by the end of the year.

  • Safety, DFMWR to hold motorcycle safety ride at USAG Ansbach

    May 7, 2014

    May is National Motorcycle Safety and Awareness Month and U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach's Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation and Safety Office are hosting a motorcycle rally and group ride to Ochsenfurt and Kitzingen near W├╝rzburg, Germany.

  • Expectant VMC mothers tour San Bortolo Hospital

    Apr 28, 2014

    Expectant mothers in the Vicenza Military Community learned what to expect when expecting at the San Bortolo hospital in downtown Vicenza during a tour April 14. The U.S. Army Health Center Vicenza organized the tour after announcing the closure of its Birthing Center.

  • 173rd paratroopers land in Lithuania

    May 16, 2014

    Paratroopers from the 173rd Airborne Brigade arrived in Lithuania, April 26, 2014, to begin a training rotation with the Lithuanian army's "Iron Wolf" Mechanized Infantry Brigade.

  • Friendship week strengthens ROK/U.S. alliance

    Apr 28, 2014

    The USAG Yongsan Directorate of Plans, Training, Mobilization & Security, in coordination with USAG Yongsan Headquarters and Headquarters Company, Republic of Korea Army Support Group, Community Relations Office and Area II Tenant Units, put together a successful Korean Augmentation to the United States Army/U.S. Soldier Friendship Week during the week of 14-16 April 2014.

  • Volunteers celebrated in ceremony at Hohenfels

    Apr 28, 2014

    Volunteers change lives and communities.

  • 1st Signal Brigade hosts SHARP Stand Down

    Apr 28, 2014

    1st Signal Brigade hosted its first ever Sexual Harassment/Assault Response Prevention (SHARP) Stand Down April 18 at Yongsan's Multi-Purpose Training Facility to conduct annual training and promote sexual assault awareness.

  • Eighth Army leaders visit Incheon landing sites

    Apr 28, 2014

    Leaders from the top U.S. Army formation in Korea visited the sites of the amphibious operation that turned the tide of the Korean War, 63 years ago.

  • Boston Marathon hero awarded Soldier's Medal

    Jun 3, 2014

    Many Americans have seen the shaky photos and videos taken when the bombs exploded at the finish line of the Boston Marathon, April 15, 2013. Among the many people who went to the aid of the injured, there are glimpses of runners who stripped off their shirts to tie tourniquets around the shattered limbs of bomb victims.

  • SMA views Fort Leonard Wood's unique training capabilities

    Apr 28, 2014

    The Maneuver Support Center of Excellence at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., showcased its one-of-a-kind training to Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III, April 23-24, 2014.

  • 2014 AUSA Friendship golf tournament

    Apr 27, 2014

  • 2ID Soldiers participate in head start program at local universities

    Apr 27, 2014

    DONGDUCHEON, South Korea -- Soldiers from 2nd Infantry Division joined community members from Kyungmin University in the opening ceremony of the Head Start Program in Uijeongbu, South Korea March 19, 2014.

  • Army's top communicator visits Korea's combined military headquarters

    Apr 27, 2014

    Following his tour of the USAG Humphreys construction project, the Army's Chief Information Officer, joined by Eighth Army's G-6, continued south to Gyeryong to the Republic of Korea Army, Navy, Air Force Headquarters near Daejeon to meet with the chief and deputy chief of the ROK Army Office of Information Planning. Maj. Gen. Shin Dong-man, chief of the ROK Army Office of Information Planning, had previously met with Lt. Gen. Robert S. Ferrell, Army CIO/G-6, in Wash., D.C., in February after Ferrell's first month as the G-6. General Ferrell was happy to return the favor and also meet Shin's deputy Brig. Gen Cho In-hee and senior staff members.

  • Thunder KATUSAs meet a living legend

    Apr 27, 2014

    YONGSAN, South Korea -- The Korean War was a time of devastation and panic. However, there were heroes like retired Republic of Korea army, Gen. Paik Sun-yup who stood up to enemy forces to protect their nation and loved ones.

  • Flight line liaison officers link Army, Air Force to move equipment out of, around Afghanistan

    Apr 28, 2014

    There's a saying that "no job is finished until the paperwork is done," and when the job falls to the Redistribution Property Assistance Team, the final paperwork often means a flight manifest.

  • BG Peterson visits Republic of Korea Army Aviation Operations Commander

    Apr 27, 2014

    2nd Infantry Division Deputy Commanding General for Support, Brig. Gen. Erik C. Peterson and 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade Commander, Colonel Walter T. Rugen, visited Korean Air Base G510, April 24, 2014. Peterson and Rugen met with ROK Army Lt. Gen. Kim, Hak Joo, commander of Republic of Korea Army Aviation Operations Command, before he retires later in the year.

  • Agribusiness Shura helps Afghan farmers grow business

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    The small farm owners and sharecroppers who collectively make up much of the produce sold at local markets also make up a large portion of the local business.

  • 3d ESC Soldiers run SHARP 5k

    Apr 27, 2014

    Soldiers from the 3d ESC participated in a SHARP 5k April 25 at the New Kabul Compound in Afghanistan.

  • Sustainers take lead in Afghanistan

    Apr 27, 2014

    The 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), held an uncasing ceremony April 22 at the New Kabul Compound, Afghanistan. The 3d ESC assumed responsibility from the 1st Theater Sustainment Command (Forward), and is tasked with the increasingly complex mission of providing logistical support throughout Afghanistan's rugged terrain, in addition to assisting with the transition to Afghan forces.

  • Reaching more families of fallen Soldiers

    Apr 26, 2014

    About 100 volunteers, surviving family members come together to honor, remember heroes

  • 173rd conducts unscheduled training with Lithuania Army

    May 16, 2014

    Approximately 150 Soldiers from the 173rd Airborne Brigade in Vicenza, Italy arrived in Lithuania April 26, 2014 to conduct small unit and leader training with members of the Lithuanian Army.

  • Ceremony marks transition for 8th TSC senior enlisted leader

    Apr 25, 2014

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - Soldiers, family members and well-wishers from the 8th Theater Sustainment Command held a Change of Responsibility ceremony bidding farewell to Command Sgt. Maj. Nathan J. Hunt III, today, as he relinquished responsibility as the command sergeant major of the 8th TSC to Command Sgt. Maj. Charles M. Tobin, here on Hamilton Field.

  • Senior logistic command holds change of responsibility

    Apr 25, 2014

    Soldiers, family members and well-wishers from the 8th Theater Sustainment Command held a change of responsibility ceremony bidding farewell to Command Sgt. Maj. Nathan J. Hunt III, April 25, as he relinquished responsibility as the command sergeant major of the 8th TSC to Command Sgt. Maj. Charles M. Tobin, on Hamilton Field at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.

  • Mobile Ministry

    Apr 25, 2014

    Fort Irwin, Calif -- As the United States Army draws down from armed conflicts, the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, also known as the Blackhorse Regiment, has brought new life to mobile ministry, a concept that defines the Chaplain Corps of the U.S. Army. It has become an important part of life for some Troopers of the 11th ACR.

  • Facebook virtual town hall takes place Wednesday

    Apr 25, 2014

    Do you have a community-wide question or concern?

  • McCaskill: Fort Leonard Wood crucial to nation's strength

    Apr 25, 2014

    The highest ranking Democratic woman in the history of the Senate Armed Services Committee visited Fort Leonard Wood April 23 and said Fort Leonard Wood's mission is critical to the nation's military and its future.

  • Army breaks ground for largest solar array on DOD post

    Apr 28, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, in southeast Arizona, is expected to get 25 percent of its annual electricity requirement from the solar array being installed on a 155-acre parcel of land.

  • Commissary offers MOMC fun

    Apr 25, 2014

    Nearly 1,000 kindergartners wiggled and giggled in anticipation of the "extra-special surprise guest" slated to make an appearance at any moment inside the Hale Kula Elementary School cafeteria, here, Tuesday.

  • IPC celebrates observance at Schofield, Shafter, 4-23 & 26

    Apr 25, 2014

    Get ready for the 7th Annual Earth Day Festival.

  • Kuwait main body deploys

    Apr 25, 2014

    Fort Knox, Ky. -- Third Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) family and friends gathered at Harris Hall to say goodbye to their Soldiers departing for Kuwait, April 17. Most ESC Soldiers have already deployed to Afghanistan over the last few weeks.

  • 1st Brigade Combat Team paratrooper gets fit, trains others

    Apr 25, 2014

    In Callahan gym at Fort Bragg, N.C., Sgt. Tkiia Carrington pushes, pulls, and runs closer to her dreams. Carrington, a supply sergeant with Company D, 127th Engineer Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, is an amateur body builder who is preparing to compete in August in the International Federation of Bodybuilding North American Championship in Pittsburgh, Pa.

  • Importance of cultural education-through the eyes of a former ROTC Cadet

    Apr 25, 2014

    Col. John Bessler is in his fourth year as a roundtable presenter for the George C. Marshall Seminar. He has spent the last half of his career developing and studying cultural relations within the assignments he has been given. Culture is important to tomorrow's officers, Bessler explained, because they need to better understand viewpoints outside of their own, particularly when they are in someone else's backyard.

  • The Vicksburg District hosts 2014 hurricane exercise

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    The Vicksburg District recently conducted a hurricane preparedness exercise with a category 3 storm named Gabi impacting the Mississippi Gulf Coast. The District ran a series of planning exercises along with Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to communicate the role of each organization before, during and after a hurricane landfall.

  • Soldier earns Silver Star for braving hidden bombs to recover 14 troops

    Apr 25, 2014

    As he crawled on his hands and knees, looking for the hidden bombs that lay between him and a fallen soldier, Spc. Samuel Crockett forced any negative thoughts out of his mind.

  • Hunting for the Eggs

    Apr 25, 2014

    Children and Families of the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment and Fort Irwin attended an Easter Egg Hunt sponsored by the Protestant Woman of the Chapel, April 19.

  • 100th Infantry Battalion & the 442d Regimental Combat Team at War

    Jun 4, 2014

  • Hidden gem: Fort McNair O Club

    Apr 25, 2014

    When Jamey Westerman looks around the Fort McNair Officers Club, all she sees is its untapped potential. The historic club, which is located on the Washington Channel/Anacostia River waterfront, is the only place that offers a sit down lunch on the installation. An a la carte menu with items ranging from salads to wraps to burgers is available Monday through Thursday from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. On Fridays, the facility serves a southern buffet that offers fried chicken and all the fixings.

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