Archive: Apr 2014

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  • Hundreds attend Easter Sunrise service

    Apr 25, 2014

    Hundreds gathered at Arlington National Cemetery's Memorial Amphitheater for the annual Easter Sunrise service April 20.

  • Dual-military couples reflect on benefits, challenges of serving together

    Apr 25, 2014

    The Marshall's and Johnson's represent four of the more than 150 paratroopers in dual-military families assigned to 1st BCT. Despite the trials that come with being married to fellow service members, both the Marshall's and Johnson said having like-minded partners is beneficial to their marriage and their careers.

  • CDC children learn the three R's on Earth Day

    Apr 25, 2014

    Students from Cody Child Development Center got a lesson in the three R's - reducing, reusing and recycling - April 22 as they spent a part of Earth Day at the commissary on the Fort Myer portion of Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall.

  • JBM-HH celebrates Earth Day

    Apr 25, 2014

    Mother Nature welcomed Earth Day April 22 with a pleasant temperature and sun-filled blue sky while two groups of children from the Cody Child Development Center on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall enjoyed a day filled with educational and fun activities in tribute to our planet on its special day.

  • FORSCOM, TRADOC commanding generals meet, discuss way ahead

    Aug 18, 2014

    Gen. Daniel B. Allyn, commanding general, U.S. Army Forces Command, and Gen. David G. Perkins, commanding general, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, met at FORSCOM's Marshall Hall headquarters at Fort Bragg, N.C., April 25, 2014 to discuss and synchronize efforts in support of the U.S. Army Chief of Staff's vision and goals.

  • A profound 26.2 miles: Henderson Hall commander runs at emotionally-charged Boston Marathon

    Apr 25, 2014

    Forty-eight hours following his first-ever run at the Boston Marathon, Col. Anthony Barnes, commanding officer, Headquarters and Service Battalion, Henderson Hall, was back at his desk on the Marine side of Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall. A year highlighted by qualifying and training for the most famous road race in the world was in his rear-view mirror.

  • ANZAC Day 2014

    Apr 25, 2014

    Each year on the 25th of April, Australians and New Zealanders commemorate ANZAC (Australian and New Zealand Army Corps) Day to recognize the sacrifices that Australians and New Zealand servicemen have made -- not only in defending their country, but in upholding their nations' longstanding commitment to peace and security.

  • Police to drivers: Park, drive legally

    Apr 25, 2014

    An influx of Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall vehicular traffic is a direct result of warmer spring weather. More events like the Twilight Tattoo and the opening of the Officers Club pools bring additional wheels and larger crowds to the base. The JBM-HH Police Department is situated to monitor parking and traffic on the Fort McNair, Henderson Hall and Fort Myer portions of JBM-HH.

  • RIA run wraps up Sexual Assault Awareness Month

    Apr 25, 2014

  • Army Reserve Military History Detachments learn at AHEC

    Apr 25, 2014

    Four reserve component military history detachments participated in the first Introduction to Applied History course taught at the Army Heritage and Educations Center, an integral part of the Army War College.

  • Living with autism: the early years

    Aug 15, 2014

    It is 4:30 a.m. Melinda Waller is awakened by her 4-year-old son wanting to watch videos on the computer. "Momma, dragon turtle, dragon turtle," he said as he tries to shake her awake. He grabs her hand and pulls. "Come on, dragon turtle." She slowly opens her eyes -- for what seems like the millionth time in the last few years -- and pulls him close and mumbles. "I sure do love you, son."

  • Army Nurse Corps Collection Finding Aid

    Apr 25, 2014

    The U.S. Army Nurse Corps (ANC) was established in 1901 as a permanent corps within the U.S. Army Medical Department. Because of the efforts of Dr. Anita Newcomb McGee and advocates for a professional nursing element within the U.S. Army, legislation was included into Section 19 of the Army Reorganization Act and passed by the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate with some modification on February 2, 1901. Prior to the formal and legal recognition of nurses within the Army Medical Department, individuals had been providing care to sick and wounded soldiers as early as 1775.

  • USACE Galveston District Spotlight on Jody Rowe

    Apr 25, 2014

    GALVESTON, Texas (April 25, 2014) -- When Grandmother Florence Hunt, a 30-year-career budget analyst with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Rock Island District, was preparing to relocate to Germany to oversee the budget for deploying troops in Desert Storm in 1991, Jody Rowe was wrapping up law school at the University of Iowa. What neither of them knew was that nearly two decades later they would share more than familial ties; Rowe's law degree would enable her to continue the family tradition of supporting military service by opening the door for a career with the Corps.

  • Giving back: 3rd CAB hosts military supporters

    Nov 30, -0001

    The Soldiers of the 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade hosted several members of The Landings Military Family Relief Fund board of directors and their families on a tour of Hunter Army Airfield April 22.

  • IMCOM Europe names 'Best Warriors' for 2014

    Jun 26, 2014

    BAUMHOLDER, Germany -- Installation Management Command Europe announced the winners of the 2014 Best Warrior Competition in a ceremony here April 25.

  • USAPHC moves closer to becoming tobacco-free workplace

    Apr 25, 2014

    A new U.S. Army Public Health Command policy directs USAPHC personnel and visitors to avoid using tobacco products while on USAPHC campuses, with the intent of creating a healthier workplace and workforce.

  • Army War College Celebrates 106th Army Reserve Birthday

    Apr 25, 2014

    Maj. Gen. Marcia Anderson, Army Reserve Deputy Chief was on hand to help celebrate the 106th Army Reserve Birthday and later discussed the economic impact of the reserve forces.

  • Rapid Infusion Process

    Apr 25, 2014

    This TRADOC Now video explains the Rapid Infusion Procees. RIP is part of the Army's Lesson Learned Effort to initiate and speed up the application of the things Soldiers learn from Combat Training Centers, real-world missions, and unit training.

  • Best Warrior Competition sharpens Soldiers' skills

    Sep 22, 2014

    Staff Sgt. Victor Munoz and Spc. Stephen Murray were named as the USAPHC Best Warriors during an April 18 award ceremony at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md.

  • 307 years of combined service lauded during Rock Island Arsenal retirement ceremony

    Apr 25, 2014

  • AMC celebrates Earth day, environmental successes

    Apr 25, 2014

  • NATO Brigade Soldier dies in Norway

    Apr 25, 2014

    A Soldier assigned to NATO Joint Warfare Center at Stavanger, Norway, was found dead April 24, 2014, in his off-post residence.

  • USARIEM Soldier finishes second Boston Marathon

    Apr 28, 2014

    Capt. Craig Thompson, a Medical Logistics Officer for the U. S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine, may have run his second Boston Marathon on April 21, 2014, but this was the first one he ran in Boston.

  • Ammo abatement -- what is it and why is it so important?

    Apr 27, 2014

    Ammo abatement is a process whereby personnel inspect vehicles for loose brass, ammunition and links. Every vehicle turned in to any 401st Army Field Support Brigade Redistribution Property Assistance Team in Afghanistan is subjected to numerous ammo abetment inspections during the stages in the RPAT process.

  • Sleep an important part of both physical and emotional well being

    Apr 25, 2014

    Not getting enough sleep? It could be doing more to you than just making you tired during the day.

  • New community meetings for Area I

    Apr 29, 2014

    Quarterly sessions to provide updates on key community developments

  • A typical day at Logistics Task Force Bagram - anything can happen

    Apr 27, 2014

    Anything can happen on a typical day at Logistics Task Force Bagram as units turn in excess equipment to the Redistribution Property Assistance Team. Recently they received a dental patient chair and a mobile USO stage.

  • 173rd conducts unscheduled training with Latvian Army

    May 16, 2014

    Approximately 150 Soldiers from the 173rd Airborne Brigade, in Vicenza, Italy, arrived in Latvia, April 24, 2014, to conduct small unit and leader training with members of the Latvian Army.

  • Arnn Elementary students celebrate Earth Day

    Apr 24, 2014

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (April 22, 2014) -- "Keep our Earth clean" was the theme during the Earth Day Celebration, held at Arnn Elementary School on April 23 inside the Arnn cafeteria, here.

  • 210th FA Bde. Soldiers sign a SHARP commitment pledge

    Apr 24, 2014

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea -- Representatives of the 210th Field Artillery Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, Sexual Harassment and Assault Response and Prevention program set up a table at the Post Exchange for Soldiers to sign a commitment pledge for the SHARP program April 18 on Camp Casey, South Korea. This event was held to encourage Soldiers to stay committed to the program.

  • Humphreys community turns out for Earth Day Eggstravaganza

    Apr 24, 2014

    Hundreds of community members and their children turned out for the various events at the Earth Day Eggstravaganza, in the vicinity of Soldier Field, April 30. The event had a little bit of everything for the entire community. It opened with a 5K and Kid's 1-mile run and was followed by Earth Day activities and the Eggstravaganza.

  • United Club distributes scholarships, grants to community

    Apr 24, 2014

    The Humphreys United Club provided several organizations and individuals of the Camp Humphreys community with needed monies, through grants and scholarships, during its monthly membership meeting, April 3, in the Community Activity Center. The club distributed $20,000 during the meeting and with the more than $12,000 it distributed in the fall, has provided a total of $32,098 in the past year.

  • Earth Day every day in Arizona Guard

    Apr 24, 2014

    In the Arizona National Guard, defending the country includes protecting the environment, and not just on April 22.

  • DPG 2014 Annual Ethics Training

    Apr 24, 2014

    DPG 2014 Annual Ethics Training

  • FY14 Group Award Program payout metrics released

    Apr 24, 2014

    A Group Award Program is a group-based incentive program designed to motivate the total workforce into working together as a singular unit or team. The installation workforce receives a monetary award/cash payout for meeting and/or exceeding pre-established metrics. The planned Net Operating Result for FY14 must be better than planned in order to make a cash payout and must be based on the President's FY15 Army Working Capital Fund budget.

  • Benefield benefits from disability hiring program

    Apr 25, 2014

    According to the Office of Personnel Management, Executive Order 13548 directs executive departments and agencies to improve their efforts to employ federal workers with disabilities and targeted disabilities through increased recruitment, hiring and retention of these individuals. Henry Benefield is the depot's latest beneficiary of this policy.

  • Army Family Team Building: A key to possibilities

    Apr 24, 2014

    The Army Family Team Building Program is not a new idea or concept. AFTB was established in 1994 and has been transforming the lives of Families through education and support. The mission of AFTB is to educate and train all of America's Army in all aspects of military life, and assist Families in becoming more self sufficient, independent and able to cope with life's challenges.

  • Staying on the move

    Apr 24, 2014

    Movement of parts from one process to another on Anniston Army Depot is a key aspect of the production schedule and the Material Movement Branch's 28 employees provide that function.

  • Commitment to helping sexual assault victims earns honors

    Apr 24, 2014

    WASHINGTON, April 23, 2014 -- The Defense Department has honored six exceptional sexual assault response coordinators as part of April's observance of Sexual Assault Awareness Month. These service members and Defense Department civilians are being recognized for their outstanding efforts in assisting victims of sexual assault and for their commitment to preventing this crime, officials said.

  • SDDC walks, wears denim to raise awareness

    Apr 24, 2014

    SCOTT AFB, Illinois, April 24, 2014 -- Members of Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command's headquarters staff, located at Scott AFB, Ill., dressed in denim jeans and gathered to raise awareness and to take a stand against sexual harassment and sexual assault by participating in a Stomp Out Sexual Assault Walk today.

  • Heritage days offers weekend of entertainment

    Apr 24, 2014

    Country music superstars, Big & Rich, will perform a free concert April 25 on the Fort Sill Polo Field to kick off Western Heritage Days weekend.

  • New TRADOC commander visits Home of Sustainment

    Apr 24, 2014

    The Combined Arms Support Command here hosted an April 22 visit by Gen. David G. Perkins, the new commanding general of U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command.

  • RDECOM recognizes 2014 NCO of the Year

    Apr 24, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (April 24, 2014) -- Staff Sgt. David Carter earned top honors following a week of rigorous competition among four noncommissioned officers. Carter captured the award April 24 as the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command's NCO of the Year.

  • Sergeant receives prompt battlefield promotion

    Apr 24, 2014

    AL UDEID AIR BASE, Qatar -- In 2008, the Army announced a one-year pilot program making active Army, Guard and Reserve Soldiers in grades E-1 through E-5 eligible for battlefield promotions.

  • Reserve Soldiers augment active-duty drill sergeants

    Apr 25, 2014

    For most Army Reserve Soldiers, drill time is one weekend a month and two weeks a year. For those who are a part of the Reserve Echo Company Mission, drill time means being a drill sergeant two-10 weeks a year, or more.

  • A Decade of Bring Your Child to Work Day, Picatinny Style

    Apr 24, 2014

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. - U.S. Army installation Picatinny Arsenal hosted 175 children for its tenth annual 'Bring Your Child to Work Day' event.

  • Spotlight on … Staff Sgt. Vincent Smith

    Apr 25, 2014

    Staff Sgt. Vincent Smith is a contracting specialist with the 918th Contingency Contracting Battalion at Mission and Installation Contracting Command-Fort Carson, Colo.

  • "Gray Beards" reaffirm First Army's legacy

    Apr 24, 2014

    Retired generals helped shape First Army's legacy.

  • Cadet Command looking for Professors of Military Science

    Apr 25, 2014

    The U.S. Army Cadet Command Professor of Military Science Centralized Selection Board will convene at Army Human Resources Command, at Fort Knox, Ky., Aug. 26-29, 2014.

  • Medal of Honor Nominee Kyle White Press Conference Transcript

    Apr 25, 2014

  • Tube workout will increase conditioning

    Apr 24, 2014

    Learning all the benefits to using exercise tubes, resistance balls and your own body weight is a major first step toward effective exercising.

  • MACH's blood bank gets accreditation

    Apr 24, 2014

    The Department of Pathology's blood bank at Moncrief Army Community Hospital was granted American Association of Blood Banks re-accreditation, said Dr. Daniel Massi, medical director, Department of Pathology. The blood bank has been consistently accredited by AABB since 1963.

  • ACS helps spouses build careers on the go

    Apr 24, 2014

    Every year since 1963, the president has issued a proclamation announcing National Small Business Week, which recognizes the critical contributions of America's entrepreneurs and small business owners.

  • Quartermaster Corps' top enlisted Soldier discusses issues, initiatives affecting ranks

    Apr 24, 2014

    FORT LEE, Va. (April 24, 2014) -- It has been one year since Command Sgt. Maj. Spencer L. Gray joined Brig. Gen. John O'Neil IV to form the leadership team of the Quartermaster School and Corps. During that time, the Georgia native has traveled the quartermaster universe, assessing operations and talking with troops across the personnel spectrum. The information he gained oftentimes elicits the slogan:

  • Shoulder-to-shoulder First Army trains Ohio Guard engineers for major exercise

    Apr 24, 2014

    First Army observer coach/trainers and exercise/simulations staff travel to Columbus, Ohio in March 2014 to help prepare the Ohio Army National Guard's 16th Engineer Brigade to participate in a major simulations and Warfighter exercise with the Army's 82nd Airborne Division as the engineer support element.

  • Wounded Warrior bags first wild turkey

    Apr 24, 2014

    McALESTER, Okla. -- The fourth time is a charm. At least it was for one determined Wounded Warrior who finally bagged a wild turkey.

  • Lee anti-terrorism officer discusses community's role in force protection

    Apr 24, 2014

    FORT LEE, Va. (April 24, 2014) -- The one-year anniversary last week of the Boston Marathon bombing generated a lot of discussion about the nation's ability to detect and hopefully stop future "homegrown" terrorist attacks.

  • Campaign provides opportunity to give back

    Apr 24, 2014

    There is less than a month left of the Army Emergency Relief fundraising campaign.

  • Tips for disaster survival

    Apr 24, 2014

    One of the most important items that everyone should have is a 72-hour disaster survival kit. Whether the kit is kept at home, in your vehicle or used as a "bug out bag" (BOB), the items you gather and keep accessable may determine your ability to survive in a time of crisis.

  • Phoneix Army recruiters, Future Soldiers build homes for needy

    Apr 25, 2014

    In keeping with the Phoenix Battalion's "giving guests" initiative, Army recruiters are partnering with the local chapter of Habitat for Humanity in its efforts to build and rehabilitate houses for local needy residents.

  • Students visit health fair at Pinckney

    Apr 24, 2014

    Army Public Health Nursing partnered with C.C. Pinckney Elementary School officials to sponsor a mini health fair Monday in the school's gymnasium.

  • Prepare for Oklahoma's severe weather

    Apr 24, 2014

    Severe weather is always upon us in Oklahoma. The threat just changes from season to season.

  • Story time in Mrs. Chandler's Neighborhood

    Apr 28, 2014

    FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. -- During an accompanied visit with her spouse, Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III, Jeanne Chandler spent time reading to a group of preschool-aged children at one of the two Child Development Centers here, April 23, 2014. Chandler mentioned she began reading to military children around three years ago and enjoys the story telling. In addition to reading to the children, Chandler received a program briefing and a tour of the facility from building director Joyce Jones (far left). (Photo by U.S. Army Sgt. Kelly S. Malone)

  • Fort Sill Soldiers train for Spartan race

    Apr 24, 2014

    Soldiers from H Battery, 26th Field Artillery, have taken it upon themselves to organize an informal physical training group to improve the physical fitness of the unit and establish a rapport amongst battery members that few other units can match.

  • USASAC supports sexual assault awareness

    Apr 24, 2014

    Personnel from USASAC'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.

  • Days of Remembrance program honors Holocaust survivors

    Apr 24, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - The U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL) will host the "Holocaust Days of Remembrance" program 10:30 a.m., April 30 at the APG North (Aberdeen) Post Theater, Bldg. 3245.

  • New Soldiers start career with naturalization ceremony

    Apr 24, 2014

    Dozens of men and women became United States citizens last week, just as they were becoming Soldiers.

  • Volunteers continue to shine

    Apr 24, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Gloria Dent A firm believer in volunteerism, Gloria Dent is doing her best to promote the practice on Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md. and beyond.

  • Military child to perform national anthem at Western Heritage Days

    Apr 24, 2014

    Ciera MacKenzie, 12, daughter of 1st Lt. Tonya and Daniel Crain Jr. will perform the national anthem to open the Western Heritage Days concert April 25 at Polo Field.

  • Volunteers read all about it during Seuss event

    Apr 24, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - More than 30 Soldiers and DoD civilians from the APG community read to students for Roye-Williams Elementary School's Read Across America celebration April 16.

  • Sunrise service magnifies triumph of resurrection

    Apr 24, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - APG Soldiers, civilians, Family members and guests, marked the coming of Easter with a sunrise service at the post chapel April 20. Chaplain (Lt. Col.) Jerry Owens, Garrison chaplain, hosted the celebration aided by Choir Director Lee Ann Masters. The choir delivered a series of songs with narratives mixed in that took listeners through the crucifixion and resurrection.

  • Fort Sill Soldier saves trainee, himself

    Apr 24, 2014

    The quick, improvised thinking of a hand grenade instructor saved not only his life, but that of a Fort Sill Basic Combat Training Soldier April 14.

  • Honor Platoon represents the best of Fort Jackson

    Apr 24, 2014

    The post's Honor Platoon offers daily "no fail" missions to dozens of Fort Jackson Soldiers.

  • Multi-national air support experts receive training at Joint Multinational Readiness Center

    Apr 25, 2014

    Expert Observer/Coach-Trainers at the Joint Multinational Readiness Center in Hohenfels, Germany concluded a complex air-to-ground training event integrating simulations, ground-based radio operations and fixed and rotary wing aircraft over a four-day period.

  • Military spouses increase resiliency through Zumba

    Apr 24, 2014

    KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany -- After giving birth to two children, Cheryl Cubol needed to lose some baby weight. Like some moms, she was okay with her appearance but noticed her weight gain affected quality time with her kids.

  • Recruiters march to honor heroes of Bataan Death March

    Apr 24, 2014

    Medical recruiters from Overland Park, Kan., march 26.2 miles through the desert terrain and heat in New Mexico to honor heroes of 1942 Bataan Death March.

  • Operation Shoebox delivers goods to HAAF

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers from 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, received donated items from Operation Shoebox on Hunter Army Airfield April 17. The donations will benefit the needs of tenant units on HAAF and its Families. Operation Shoebox has been to HAAF before-distributing more than 33,000 boxes of Girl Scout cookies and additional food items to Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield Families Aug. 27, 2012.

  • Nutrition: eat right evryday to achieve healthy results

    Apr 24, 2014

    The military is in a precarious situation. The health of service members is the cornerstone of the country's war-fighting mission capabilities. Yet, the mission is threatened by data that shows an increasing number of service members are overweight, obese, and plagued with high cholesterol, high blood pressure and diabetes.

  • Suicide intervention training draws diverse NCOs

    Apr 24, 2014

    Substance abuse program sponsors ASIST workshop. About a month ago, Sgt. 1st Class Katie Smith ran into a Solider who she had trained in Fort Meade's Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training workshop. The Soldier told Smith that a few days after she completed the ASIST workshop, she volunteered at a women's shelter and met a client who was at risk for suicide.

  • Recruiter chases bodybuilding dream, inspires future soldiers

    Apr 24, 2014

    Recruiter's achievements in bodybuilding help with recruiting and inspire future soldiers

  • Recruiter achieves personal best at Bataan Memorial Death March

    Apr 24, 2014

    Recruiter runs in a memorial race to honor heroes of the 1942 Bataan Death March and sets a personal best time

  • Hiring Our Heroes event at Fort McCoy connects veterans, employers

    Apr 24, 2014

    FORT McCOY, Wis. -- A Hiring Our Heroes job fair at Fort McCoy April 10 connected hundreds of military veterans with prospective employers. Hiring Our Heroes is a program run by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce (USCOC) Foundation. According to the foundation, it was launched in March 2011 as a nationwide initiative to help veterans, transitioning service members, and military spouses find meaningful employment opportunities.

  • ACC to hold East Coast Strong Bonds workshop

    Apr 24, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. - The U.S. Army Contracting Command will host a Strong Bonds couples workshop June 13-15 in North Carolina.

  • Ally honors fallen heroes while in Washington

    Apr 24, 2014

    General Pierre De Villiers, Chief of Defense, France, paid his respects to America's fallen heroes during an Armed Forces Full Honors Wreath Laying ceremony with Maj. Gen. Jeffrey S. Buchanan, Joint Force Headquarters-National Capital Region/U.S. Army Military District of Washington commanding general, at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery.

  • Sexual Assault Awareness Month: Shadley shares insights with Fort McCoy community

    Apr 24, 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. Shadley may be known best for serving as the commanding general at the U.S. Army Ordnance Center and School at Aberdeen Proving Grounds, Md., in the mid-1990s. There, he helped expose the "Military Sex GAMe." Known as GAM, or "Game ala Military," it was an entire network of senior male drill instructors at Aberdeen who were in competition with each other to sexually assault and exploit young female trainees in their charge.

  • 2014 Twilight Tattoo season begins!

    Apr 24, 2014

    Soldiers from the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) and The U.S. Army Band "Pershing's Own" conducted a full dress rehearsal at Whipple Field, Joint Base-Myer Henderson Hall in preparation for the U.S. Army Military District of Washington's 2014 Twilight Tattoo season.

  • Good stewards: Fort Drum Fish and Wildlife Branch receives national recognition

    Apr 24, 2014

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- One of the biggest land management challenges that any military installation faces is conserving and protecting natural resources in areas that are also used to provide training and testing. In the U.S., military lands include more than 30 million acres -- lands that are home to diverse habitats and native species.

  • 10th Mountain Division hosts Boston Marathon Shadow Run in Afghanistan

    Apr 24, 2014

    BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan -- Department of State's Josh Peterson beat out nearly 600 other runners with a highly regarded time of 2 hours and 39 minutes to claim top honors in both the overall and men's categories, while Capt. Daniella Mestyanek, a member of "Task Force Lift," 159th Combat Aviation Brigade from Fort Campbell, Ky., won the women's field with an impressive time of 3 hours and 12 minutes, during the Boston Marathon Shadow Run here Friday.

  • Community Care Unit opens at Fort Belvoir

    Apr 24, 2014

    The Northern Regional Medical Command opened a Community Care Unit at Fort Belvoir April 15 as part of fiscal year 2014 Warrior Transition Units force structure changes. The CCU will support Soldiers from 10 Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic states from Maine to Maryland.

  • Fort Drum Soldiers graduate Warrior Leader Course

    Apr 24, 2014

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Soldiers, Family Members and Civilians gathered April 16 at the Multipurpose Auditorium to recognize the graduates of Warrior Leader Course Class 05-14.

  • Holocaust remembrance reflects on racism

    Apr 24, 2014

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- An Army officer whose mother-in-law survived the horrors of the Buchenwald concentration camp during World War II delivered an authoritative speech April 17 at the Commons detailing the roots of genocide and why it should matter to Soldiers during Fort Drum's annual observance of Holocaust Remembrance Day (Yom Hashoah).

  • Personnel run, walk for sexual awareness

    Apr 24, 2014

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Fort Drum hosted one of its largest 5K run / one-mile walk events of the year on Thursday. Hundreds of Soldiers, Family Members and Department of Defense Civilians gathered at the start line outside Magrath Sports Complex to observe Sexual Assault Awareness Month and show their support of the Sexual Harassment / Assault Response and Prevention program.

  • Fort Drum Soldiers complete Master Fitness Trainer Course

    Apr 24, 2014

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Soldiers from units across 10th Mountain Division (LI) graduated April 16 from the U.S. Army Master Fitness Trainer Course at Monti Physical Fitness Center. More than 45 Soldiers attended the class from March 24 through April 16.

  • Natick employees help to reclaim Boston Marathon

    Apr 28, 2014

    Natick Soldier Systems Center employees returned to Boston April 21, 2014, in response to last year's attack. They, like many others, came back to honor the victims and to make the statement that they were unwilling to yield to terrorism.

  • Sergeant Major of the Army visits troops in Afghanistan

    Apr 24, 2014

    BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan -- When Spc. Rashonda Covin, a supply clerk, decided to join the Army a little more than two years ago, she and her husband, a former Marine, took their three children and decided to devote their lives to the Army mission, but ultimately, they also adopted the Army mindset.

  • Spartans repel insurgent attack in Afghanistan

    Apr 24, 2014

    Spartan Soldiers were busy going through what seemed like another routine as they were repositioning sandbags at one of the fighting positions at a guard tower when popping sounds began in the distance.

  • Job Shadow Day highlights Soldiers' duties

    Apr 24, 2014

    Students experience military jobs first-hand.

  • Two cultures build long lasting friendships

    Apr 24, 2014

    U. S. Army Garrison Humphreys hosted the KATUSA/ U.S. Soldier Friendship Week. KUSFW is intended to promote friendship and cross-cultural awareness. Soldiers throughout the Brigade participated in the week-long event April 14-17.

  • Schweinfurt's proclamation against child abuse

    Apr 28, 2014

    The U.S. Army Garrison Schweinfurt manager, along with a handful of community members, pledged against child abuse April 15 at a proclamation- and banner-signing in the Army and Air Force Exchange Service's Main Exchange here.

  • Schweinfurt PX to close June 15: Top 10 things to know

    Apr 24, 2014

    The Army and Air Force Exchange Service's Main Exchange at Ledward Barracks officially closes June 15 but will relocate basic commodities like soap and undergarments to its shoppette at Conn Barracks.

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