Archive: Apr 2014

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  • Fort Irwin community shows support for victims of sexual assault

    Apr 22, 2014

    The 2014 Fort Irwin Denim Day Walk provided the community, here, an opportunity to walk while wearing jeans to show solidarity with victims of a crime that affects women and men. Soldiers from every unit at the National Training Center and Fort Irwin assembled in formations with unit guideons at the front, waving in the breeze. Family members brought babies in strollers and doggies on leashes. The entire group walked on several streets, passing two schools and getting high-fived by students.

  • Army leaders visit southern Afghanistan

    Apr 22, 2014

  • Wounded warriors share bonds with Boston Marathon victims

    Apr 23, 2014

    Staff Sgt. Julio Larrea gazed at a front-page newspaper photo of this year's Boston Marathon, explaining that he and other Soldiers of the Army Wounded Warrior program keep in contact with those injured in last year's marathon.

  • K-State basketball player receives 'Never Broken' award

    Apr 22, 2014

  • 402nd Field Artillery Brigade completes Bataan Memorial Death March

    Apr 22, 2014

    WHITE SANDS MISSILE RANGE, N.M. -- Six members of Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 402nd Field Artillery Brigade completed the 26.2 miles of the 25th Bataan Memorial Death March here March 23. "I did Bataan this year as a message to my daughter as well as to support the Army SHARP program by conveying the importance of staying strong and resilient," said Sgt. 1st Class Doris Green, of Albuquerque, N.M., and the 402nd's Sexual Harassment, Assault and Response Program representative.

  • The 30 Year Plan: Planting the seeds for the U.S. Army's future and trying to predict the future are

    Apr 22, 2014

    The theme of newest edition of Army AL&T magazine looks 30 years in the future to develop a plan--albeit one that will have to be broken, changed and modified to meet the operational needs of the future--in the April-June issue available online now.

  • Sexual Assault Awareness Month flash mob adds flavor to lunch on Camp Arifjan

    Apr 22, 2014

    Service members and civilians were treated to an unexpected show during lunch when a group of Soldiers suddenly began dancing in a dining facility on Camp Arifjan, Kuwait during a flash mob designed to highlight Sexual Assault Awareness Month, April 21.

  • Editorial: Sexual harassment, assault has no place in our ranks

    Apr 22, 2014

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas (April 21, 2014) -- April is Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month, and it's a great time to talk about the Army's top priority: the elimination of sexual harassment and sexual assault throughout our ranks. Every member of the Joint Base San Antonio community -- military and civilians -- should be well aware that the Army harbors zero tolerance for sexual harassment and assault.

  • Shot at point-blank range, Soldier gets back life-saving body armor

    Apr 23, 2014

    Sgt. Timothy Gilboe said he is alive not only because of the armor that stopped a bullet in its tracks, but also because of his squad leader who paid the ultimate price that day in Afghanistan three years ago.

  • Battle against sexual assault begins at top

    Apr 22, 2014

    Measures to battle the "insidious" crime of sexual assault must start at the top, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said today during a visit to the Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network to meet with the staff and receive a briefing on the Safe Helpline set up three years ago for sexual assault victims in the Defense Department.

  • SMA Visits Kandahar Transcript

    Apr 22, 2014

  • Brig. Gen. Kristin K. French addresses Davenport, Iowa Rotary Club

    Apr 22, 2014

    ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Ill. -- Brig. Gen. Kristin K. French, spoke at Davenport, Iowa Rotary on April 21. French spoke about her career, JMC's mission, and the vital relationship between Rock Island Arsenal and the Quad City community.

  • SMA Visits Kandahar

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    Sergeant Major of the Army, Raymond F. Chandler recently visited several coalition bases in Regional Command South, meeting with Soldiers, and addressing their concerns about the future of the Army. Includes sound bites from SMA Raymond Raymond F. Chandler, Sergeant Major of the Army and Staff Sgt. Anthony Woestman, Squad Leader, HHBN, PSD, 4th Infantry Division.

  • Former Detroit Arsenal Tank Plant worker and WWII vet awarded Distinguished Flying Cross

    Apr 22, 2014

  • RDECOM facilitates technology discussions at Alaskan exercise

    Apr 23, 2014

    U.S. Army science advisors partnered with military, federal and state agencies to discuss their technology needs during an emergency response exercise, from March 27 to April 2, 2014.

  • Worker bees shine during volunteer month

    Apr 22, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Melinda Conway's volunteer resume reads like a book.

  • Families reunite with 3rd ID Soldiers after nine-month deployment

    Apr 22, 2014

    After a nine-month deployment to Afghanistan, nearly 20 Soldiers assigned to the 497th Movement Control Team, 203rd Brigade Support Battalion, 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division returned to greet their loved ones during a welcome home ceremony at Lawson Army Airfield, April 18.

  • 2 Wisconsin National Guard Soldiers excel in Best Ranger Competition

    Nov 30, -0001

    "Ladies and gentlemen, in second place, Team 32 - Capt. Robert Killian, 5th Battalion, 14th Special Forces Group, Colorado Army National Guard, and 1st Lt. Nicholas Plocar, 127th Infantry, Wisconsin Army National Guard." And with those words from Col. Kyle Lear, commander of the Ranger Training Brigade, the Army National Guard secured its highest finish in the annual Best Ranger Competition.

  • 106th Finance Soldiers visit Germany's central bank

    Nov 30, -0001

    Six Soldiers from the 106th Financial Management Support Unit, 16th Sustainment Brigade worked with German bankers to further their understanding of world economics Jan. 31.

  • 212th Combat Support Hospital makes lasting impact on Afghanistan

    Apr 22, 2014

    Marching to patriotic music through smoke into the gymnasium here, Soldiers from the 212th Combat Support Hospital, 30th Medical Brigade, 21st Theater Sustainment Command were welcomed home with cheering and clapping by family and friends April 6.

  • Learning how to fly

    Nov 30, -0001

    A six-man team has been dropped into enemy territory to monitor movement along a highway to provide space and time to their supported unit to react to the identified enemy activity. The team can now reduce risk by launching a Raven, which is a hand-held unmanned aerial vehicle to provide the real-time intelligence they need without increased exposure to danger.

  • Military Chaplains host Easter service

    Apr 23, 2014

    Hundreds of visitors gathered at Arlington National Cemetery's Memorial Amphitheater to watch the sunrise during the annual Easter Sunrise Service hosted by the U.S. Army Military District of Washington's Command Chaplain in Arlington, Va., April 20, 2014.

  • Freecycle Center celebrates one year of giving back

    Apr 23, 2014

    Center donated over $170,000 worth of goods and hundreds of volunteer hours to the community

  • Freedom's Frontier: Honoring the past, looking to the future at Point Alpha

    Apr 22, 2014

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Twenty-four years ago in March 1990, Soldiers from the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment performed their last patrol along the former East-West German border. This lonely outpost in the Fulda Gap, an area between the Hessen-Thuringian border an hour and a half northeast of Wiesbaden, was once considered the hottest point of tensions between the East and West during the Cold War. Day and night, Soldiers on both sides watched and listened for any sign of movement. It would have been ground zero for World War III had push come to shove.

  • Survivors find solace in painting with support group

    Apr 22, 2014

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Life for Nesli, Shaherezad and Tiffany changed abruptly after receiving news of their loved ones' deaths. They suddenly found themselves in a unique category of citizens -- survivors of fallen Soldiers.

  • 19th ESC competes for Army's Top Dining Facility title

    Apr 22, 2014

    CAMP WALKER, SOUTH KOREA-- The 19th Expeditionary Sustainment Command's Mountain Inn dining facility competed for the Army's Top Dining Facility title during the 46th annual Philip A. Connelly competition April 11, here, at Camp Walker.

  • Project improves Postal Service Center for customers, staff

    Apr 22, 2014

    WIESBADEN, Germany - There's still some fine-tuning to do, but postal officials are looking forward to the conclusion of the $1.5 million Postal Service Center renovation project next month. "We have installed more than 9,000 boxes upstairs and have given the facility a new look, more space, automatic lighting and other features to improve the overall appearance of the facility," said Earl Small, U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden postal services officer. "Everything is new, it's laid out well and is more customer service-oriented."

  • Combined Resolve II to exercise Army's European Rotational Force

    Apr 23, 2014

    The U.S. Army's European Rotational Force will participate in a major exercise alongside NATO allies and partner-nation forces at the Army's Grafenwoehr and Hohenfels Training Areas in southeastern Germany, May 1-June 30, 2014.

  • Kuwaiti National and Liberation Days: Strategic Partners and Genuine Friends

    Apr 22, 2014

    SOUTHWEST ASIA -- It is easy to quickly identify practical reasons for a partnership between Kuwaiti and U.S. Air Defense Artillery units. With Iranian ballistic missiles and launchers just a short distance to the northeast of Kuwait, cooperation between Kuwaiti and U.S. ADA units ensures the defense of assets critical to both countries.

  • Wiesbaden focuses on SHARP, ASAP during stand-down event

    Apr 22, 2014

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Stand-up comedy, slapstick humor and a healthy dose of insightful information -- but no Power Point presentations -- made for an impactful Ready and Resilient Campaign event April 16. The stand-down focused on sexual harassment and assault and substance abuse prevention.

  • Top NCOs change out at JMRC

    Apr 22, 2014

    Command Sgt. Maj. Nicholas A. Rolling assumes responsibility as JMRC command sergeant major.

  • Pacific Regional Medical Command Soldiers Compete for the Title of Best Warrior

    May 2, 2014

    Soldiers from Pacific Regional Medical Command compete for the title of Best Warrior during a weeklong competition beginning April 21 and ending April 25, 2014.

  • Humphreys units participate in KATUSA-US Soldier Week

    Apr 21, 2014

    For the 36th consecutive year, Korean Augmentation to the U.S. Army and U.S. Army Soldiers worked, played and ate together, side-by-side, during the 2014 KATUSA-U.S. Friendship Week activities, April 14-18. The week was first observed in 1977, in an effort to boost morale and strengthen the mutual relationship between U.S. and KATUSA Soldiers by conducting various friendship events and cultural exchanges between both nations. Ultimately, this event seeks to strengthen the ROK-US relationship and cooperative spirit through various sports events, where Soldiers of both nations participate.

  • Community volunteers give Tripler Fisher House a fresh look

    Apr 21, 2014

    Brig. Gen. Dennis Doyle, Commanding General of Pacific Regional Medical Command and Tripler Army Medical Center, along with spouse, Lisa Doyle, say thank you to community volunteers who painted Tripler's Fisher House One, a "home away from home" for military families and patients receiving medical care, on Saturday April 19, 2014.

  • LTG Bostick Assumes USACE Command Clean

    Nov 30, -0001

    Lt. Gen. Thomas P. Bostick became the 53rd U.S. Army Corps of Engineers commanding general and U.S. Army chief of engineers during an assumption of command ceremony today at Baruch Auditorium, Fort Lesley J. McNair. Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Lloyd J. Austin III hosted the event. Also available in high definition.

  • Senator Inouye Memorial Service

    Nov 30, -0001

    Package story about a memorial service held for the late Senator Daniel K. Inouye of Hawaii, at Honolulu's National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific.

  • 2014 Army Earth Day Message

    Apr 21, 2014

    On April 22, the United States Army joins the Nation in celebrating Earth Day. Earth Day provides us an opportunity to renew our commitment to stewardship of the environment and the lands where our Soldiers, Families, and Civilians train, live and work. Signed HON John M. McHugh, Secretary of the Army GEN Raymond T. Odierno, Chief of Staff SMA Raymond F. Chandler III, Sergeant Major of the Army

  • Run healthy, run strong

    Nov 30, -0001

    Every day Soldiers from the 17th Field Artillery Brigade form up to conduct physical training. Most Soldiers run with their units three to four times a week. But what exactly is all that running doing to their bodies?

  • Rape survivor does not let assault define her

    Apr 21, 2014

    JOINT BASE MYER-HENDERSON HALL, Va. - Once held at gunpoint and repeatedly gang raped, 24-year-old Monika Korra says the incident that occurred five years ago in Dallas does not define her.

  • AFSB and 3-401st AFSBn-Bagram host Sexual Assault Awareness Month events

    Apr 21, 2014

    Three Soldiers assigned to 514th Support Maintenance Co., 77th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 10th Sustainment Brigade, were on teams that wonboth the three-point shoot-out team-building event and the 50-yard MATV pull event during the 401st AFSB and 3-401st Sexual Assault Awareness Month special emphasis day Apr. 19

  • National Guard supports 2014 Boston Marathon

    Apr 28, 2014

    More than 800 Massachusetts, Maine, and Rhode Island National Guardsmen helped local law enforcement agencies in eight cities and towns to keep the route clear for runners as they hit the road for the 118th Boston Marathon, April 21, 2014.

  • Corps welcomes first tow of 2014 navigation season to St. Paul, Minn.

    Apr 22, 2014

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District welcomed the first line tow of the 2014 navigation season to St. Paul, Minn., April 16, 2014.

  • Post hosts Warrior Games trials

    Apr 21, 2014

    More than 200 Wounded Warriors and Veterans from all military branches will gather at the U.S. Olympic Training Center and United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo., this September to vie for top honors at the Warrior Games. But before the seven-sport competition can commence, the Warriors must be chosen. This year, Fort Campbell was tapped to host the South East Regional Medical Command-East regional trials -- which began Monday morning and wrapped up today. Wounded Warriors and Veterans who completed level one trials had the opportunity to compete against fellow athletes from Forts Benning, Gordon and Stewart, Ga. "We're happy to be able to host our sister WTBs from Georgia and show them how we do business here at Fort Campbell," said Rebecca Murphy, physical therapy supervisor for the Fort Campbell Adaptive Reconditioning program. "It's been so awesome to see how excited our Soldiers are to be out here competing."

  • Greca tagged for Central Command assignment

    Apr 21, 2014

    United States Central Command announced today that Army Command Sgt. Maj. Christopher K. Greca, currently the senior enlisted Soldier assigned to U.S. Army Forces Command, has been selected as the command senior enlisted leader, U.S. Central Command, Tampa, Fla.

  • Jackson Elementary celebrates military children

    Apr 21, 2014

    For 10-year-old Jackson Elementary School student Nathan Miller, the life of a military child is both "hard and fun." When his Dad left for deployment on his birthday, it was hard. However, there are perks. "I get to go places normal kids don't usually get to," he said. To celebrate the resilience and sacrifices of Miller and his peers, the Department of Defense designates April as the Month of the Military Child. During this month, the U.S. military, along with Department of Defense schools, child care organizations and other groups, set aside time to celebrate military children. Fort Campbell kicks off the month with parades at the Child Development Centers, Family fun days and other events.

  • ACS Relocation Readiness offers Soldiers help with stress-free move

    Apr 21, 2014

    Permanent change of station orders. Pack up your possessions and move to Fort Campbell. Whether it's your first duty station or possibly your last in the Army, Soldiers, Department of Defense civilians and their Families can have a relatively stress-free move with the help of the Army Community Service Relocation Readiness Program. ACS Relocation Readiness is "designed to answer questions, referral to other installation resources for your in-bound and out-bound move, as well as assistance with in-transit emergencies," according to Connie Silk, program manager. The program offers the information, education and personal assistance to help make any move a positive experience.

  • It travels down leash: 928th Military Police Working Dog Detachment unique, ready

    Apr 21, 2014

    NEWTOWN, Conn. (4/21/14) -- In the tradition of Stubby and the brave Connecticut men whom he accompanied into battle in World War I, the Connecticut 928th Military Police Working Dog Detachment is ready and motivated for their missions.

  • Privatization of Army lodging to benefit wounded warriors

    Apr 23, 2014

    The Staybridge Suites now under construction at Fort Belvoir, Va., is being designed specifically to cater to wounded warriors and their visiting family members.

  • Community meeting focuses on housing renovations, road upgrades

    Apr 21, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - The Community Voice Committee, or CVC, held its second meeting of the calendar year April 8 in the Garrison Main Conference Room.

  • Four RDECOM NCOs compete for 2014 honors

    Apr 22, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (April 21, 2014) -- Four Soldiers are testing their physical fitness, endurance, technical aptitude and reasoning skills April 21 to 24 as they vie for Noncommissioned Officer of the Year honors in the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command.

  • From trash to treasure -- Green Initiative Day activities encourage ingenuity in recycling

    Apr 21, 2014

    Soldiers, family members and civilians enjoyed a 'Big Day Out' in the sun at Fort Jackson's Semmes Lake, April 12, 2014.

  • Prevention key to ending child abuse

    Apr 21, 2014

    The Army's 2014 Child Abuse Prevention Month campaign theme is, "Children's safety comes first - be ready to end child abuse." Fort Jackson's Family Advocacy Program, or FAP, is ready to do just that - end child abuse through education and prevention.

  • Gardner becomes USARAK's top NCO

    Apr 21, 2014

    JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska -- Command Sgt. Maj. Bernie L. Knight relinquished responsibility of U.S. Army Alaska to Command Sgt. Maj. Terry D. Gardner in a Change of Responsibility ceremony April 11. Service members, civilians and family members traveled from around Anchorage and as far as Fairbanks to witness the transition of USARAK's senior-enlisted leaders.

  • Fort Jackson honors exceptional volunteers

    Apr 21, 2014

    Fort Jackson celebrated the efforts of volunteers last week with a reception recognizing outstanding achievements in 2013.

  • Fort Jackson leaders share thoughts on SHARP program

    Apr 21, 2014

    As part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, the Department of Defense is calling on service members in April to recognize and understand the seriousness of sexual assault in the military. On Fort Jackson, that initiative took the form of a SHARP summit at the post's NCO Club on Tuesday, bringing together senior leaders, representatives of the University of South Carolina and other guests to discuss the issue.

  • Military children learn from nutrition education class

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    April is the Month of the Military Child, and this month celebrates the 27th year since the military child has been seen as a key component to sustaining the force. Assuring the strength of the family is a part of emphasizing the health, security and safety of our country's military members.

  • SMA General Voting Message

    Apr 23, 2014

  • V.H.S. athlete receives softball scholarship

    Apr 21, 2014

    ROSE BARRACKS, Germany -- Hard work and dedication throughout the high school years may be one of the best ways to get into college. Students pursue many different avenues while applying to the colleges they are most interested in attending, but for one athlete, Vilseck High School athlete, that pursuit seems to have been put to rest.

  • 19th Engineers find ways to recycle, repurpose goods

    Nov 30, -0001

    Faced with decreased defense budgets and limitations under sequestration, top Army leadership is discussing the way forward with fewer resources and a fluid mission. Here at Camp Arifjan, the Soldiers of the Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 19th Engineer Battalion, are focused on options to save money and recycle resources while accomplishing their mission.

  • Burn center addition helps patients acclimate to independent living

    Apr 22, 2014

    Personnel at the U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research Burn Center discharged their first patient to use their Activities of Daily Living skills room designed to prepare recovering wounded warriors for independent living, March 27, 2014.

  • Making a difference: one plastic bottle at a time

    Nov 30, -0001

    It gets hot in Kuwait. I know, a bold statement, like saying that it snows in Alaska, it gets windy in Chicago and it rains occasionally in Seattle. But there are many consequences aside from sweaty laundry and constantly smelling like sunscreen that arise from having a military base in the Arabian Desert. One of these is an abundance of water bottles. Millions of them.

  • Soldiers face Kuwaiti National Guard in exhibition basketball game

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers had the opportunity to face a unique challenge when they hosted an exhibition basketball game against members of the Kuwaiti National Guard, April 20, on Camp Arifjan, Kuwait.

  • Army Reserve soldier is honored at Chicago Cubs Easter Sunday home game

    Apr 21, 2014

    The Chicago Cubs recognized Sgt. 1st Class Miguel Uriostegui, 85th Support Command Human Resources Sergeant, during an Easter Sunday home game vs. the Cincinnati Reds at Wrigley Field on Apr. 20.

  • Battlefield Promotion

    Apr 21, 2014

    AL UDEID AIR BASE, Qatar- In 2008 the U.S. Army announced a one-year pilot program making active army, guard and reserve Soldiers in the grades of E-1 through E-5 eligible for battlefield promotions. The battlefield promotion program is to recognize and promote Soldiers for extraordinary performance of duties while serving in combat or under combat conditions.

  • AMC, USASAC promotes wellness for its employees

    Apr 21, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The U.S. Army Materiel Command and the U.S. Army Security Assistance Command collaborated to host a Ready and Resilient Wellness Fair at the headquarters here, April 17.

  • AFSBn-Italy prepares MRAPs for transfer to Croatia

    Apr 22, 2014

    The Croatian Army received more than two dozen military vehicles from excess Army inventory at a ceremony in Croatia, April 7, 2014.

  • Landstuhl Regional Medical Center Loses in Effort to Shape Up

    Apr 21, 2014

    As part of the Army Surgeon General's Performance Triad, Landstuhl Regional Medical Center spent 10 weeks focused on nutrition, sleep and healthy activities, and had to tighten its belt a few notches as a result.

  • Editorial: Sexual harassment, assault has no place in our ranks

    Apr 21, 2014

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas (April 21, 2014) -- April is Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month, and it's a great time to talk about the Army's top priority: the elimination of sexual harassment and sexual assault throughout our ranks. Every member of the Joint Base San Antonio community -- military and civilians -- should be well aware that the Army harbors zero tolerance for sexual harassment and assault.

  • Open season on eggs at USAG Ansbach

    Apr 21, 2014

    It was a windy, chilly morning on a field at Urlas Housing when young children and their parents scoured a field for brightly colored plastic eggs April 19. The Families were taking part in a community egg hunt at U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach organized by the Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation.

  • Senate Sergeant at Arms honors the fallen

    Apr 21, 2014

    The Honorable Terrance W. Gainer, the 38th Sergeant at Arms of the United States Senate, laid a wreath with Maj. Gen. Jeffrey S. Buchanan, Joint Force Headquarters-National Capital Region and the U.S. Army Military District of Washington commanding general, at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier during an Army Full Honors Wreath Laying Ceremony in Arlington National Cemetery, April 18, 2014.

  • Bicycle safety rodeos to prepare Ansbach children for safe summer rides

    Apr 21, 2014

    The U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach Safety Office, in coordination with the Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation's Child, Youth and School Services and Outdoor Recreation will host bicycle safety rodeos for children 6 to 12 years old.

  • Operation Golden Eagle

    Nov 30, -0001

    The 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) recently conducted Operation Golden Eagle, a four-day brigade sized air assault operation, during which Soldiers from 3rd BCT, 101st ABN DIV (AASLT) and 101st CAB, Wings of Destiny moved over 1,000 Soldiers and sling-loaded over 30 pieces of equipment over U.S. Army Fort Campbell, Ky. Watch this video to see your Screaming Eagles in action. Air Assault!

  • 2014 Army Emergency Relief Annual Campaign tri-signed letter

    Apr 21, 2014

    2014 Army Emergency Relief Annual Campaign tri-signed letter

  • U.S., Saudi troops build teamwork, friendship during mil-to-mil exercise

    Apr 22, 2014

    Approximately 1,100 Soldiers from the 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, and the 42nd Combat Aviation Brigade of the New York National Guard, participated in the two-week military-to-military exercise geared toward strengthening stability in the region and improving interoperability.

  • 'Walk to End Violence' raises awareness of sexual assault, harassment at USAG Ansbach

    Apr 22, 2014

    The U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach's Sexual Harassment and Assault Response and Prevention team sponsored a walk April 17, 2014, at Katterbach Kaserne, Germany.

  • Mountain Division runs Boston 'Shadow' Marathon

    Nov 30, -0001

    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 finisher categories, while U.S. Army 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 at Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan, located in Parwan province, April 18, 2014.

  • Gen. Paik Sun-yup Board winners meet the man himself

    Apr 21, 2014

    YONGSAN, South Korea -- Four Korean Augmentation to the U.S. Army Soldiers from 2nd Infantry Division, Command Sgt. Maj. Andrew Spano, the senior enlisted advisor for the 2nd Inf. Div., and Command Sgt. Maj. Jeong Woo-jin, the Republic of Korea Army Support Group senior enlisted advisor for the 2nd Inf. Div., visit retired Gen. Paik Sun-yup April 15 in Yongsan, South Korea. The four KATUSA Soldiers, who won the Gen. Paik Sun-yup Board March 20, got to meet the Korean War hero and living legend in person.

  • Sexual Assault Awareness Month

    Apr 21, 2014

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea -- Soldiers from 210th Field Artillery Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division attend the Sexual Assault Awareness Month Proclamation Signing Ceremony April 9th on Camp Casey, South Korea. During the ceremony, Maj. Gen. Thomas Vandal, from Rhode Island, the 2nd Inf. Div. commander, and Lt. Col. Priscella McIver, from Newark, N.J., the Equal Opportunity and Sexual Harassment and Assault Response and Prevention Program manager for Area 1 and 3 talked about the importance of the program.

  • 210th FA Bde. Soldiers participate in Best Warrior Competition

    Apr 25, 2014

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea -- Soldiers from 210th Field Artillery Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division compete in the division Best Warrior Competition April 8th on Camp Casey, South Korea. The five-day event includes a day and night land navigation course, a question and answer board, and combat fitness tests set to challenge the Soldiers physically and mentally. All four Soldiers from the 210th FA Bde., 2nd Inf. Div., won the competition.

  • Blacksmith exercise renews alertness

    Apr 21, 2014

    YEONCHEON, South Korea -- Soldiers from 210th Field Artillery Brigade participated in a field training exercise March 3-12 near Yeoncheon, South Korea, to hone their skills in a field environment.

  • Fifth generation Army tank cartridge reports loudly for duty

    Apr 21, 2014

    The U.S. Army fired the first of a new fifth-generation tank cartridge, the M829E4, from an Abrams tank at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., March 18, 2014, as part of a series of critical trials preceding the cartridge's entry into the Army's inventory.

  • New deployable kennels for military dogs mitigate temperature extremes

    Apr 21, 2014

    To keep the working dogs healthier and more comfortable during deployments, Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center engineers from Picatinny and Rock Island are developing kennels for environments with temperature extremes.

  • SMA Chandler visits deployed troops, shares future NCO vision

    Apr 21, 2014

    Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond Chandler III came to speak to deployed Soldiers during a town hall at Forward Operating Base Fenty, Afghanistan, April 15, 2014.

  • April is National Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness Month

    Apr 21, 2014

    Across the United States, April is recognized as National Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness Month. The Department of Defense is committed to moving toward a culture free of sexual assault and encourages all members of the military and civilians within the Department to follow the theme: "Live Our Values: Step Up To Stop Sexual Assault."

  • Army, Marines train with South Korean Army to improve fire-support operations

    Apr 21, 2014

    Field Artillery Soldiers with the 2nd Infantry Division, U. S. Marines and Republic of Korea Army soldiers conducted a combined joint live-fire exercise in Rocket Valley near Cheorwon, South Korea, March 24-28, 2014.

  • 401st AFSB and 3-401st AFSBn-Bagram host Sexual Assault Awareness Month events

    Apr 20, 2014

    The 401st AFSB and 3-401st AFSBn-Bagram hosted a Sexual Assault Awareness Month special event Apr. 19. Service members and civilians were invited to visit information booths to learn more about SAAM and sexual assault prevention programs and take part in team-building activities.

  • 18th MEDCOM (DS) EFMB Graduate: Capt. Micah Sturgeon

    Apr 18, 2014

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii-- The Expert Field Medical Badge (EFMB) is a peacetime badge equivalent to the Combat Medical Badge and is a prestigious honor for Soldiers in the medical services profession. In order to earn this badge, participants have to successfully attend a one-week standardization phase, where the candidates complete a walkthrough of the course allowing them to ask questions of the staff, and one-week of testing. The testing phase includes three lanes consisting of multiple subtasks focusing on field medical care, proper radio communications, nuclear biological and chemical (NBC) knowledge, day and night land navigation, a written test, and a 12-mile ruck march. Capt. Micah Sturgeon, the 18th Medical Command (Deployment Support) Human Resources Operations Officer and a Health Services officer, decided he was ready for the challenge during the U.S. Army-Hawaii EFMB testing, Mar. 31-Apr. 11, 2014.

  • Army Leaders assess the fight in Afghanistan

    Apr 20, 2014

    Under Secretary of the U.S. Army Brad R. Carson and Vice Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army Gen. John F. Campbell recently traveled to Afghanistan to receive more situation awareness about the fight as well as to talk to the troops. (U.S. Army photos by CJTF-10 and Regional Command-East Public Affairs)

  • Stryker Master Trainer Course comes to JBLM

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    They rotated out in groups of four or five Soldiers each. The noncommissioned officers from the 3-2 Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 7th Infantry Division, focused on the lesson at hand-mounting and dismounting a .50-caliber machine gun on a Stryker vehicle.

  • Mission plus: New York National Guard troops maximize time for lasting impact

    Apr 18, 2014

    New York National Guard engineer troops raised walls and standards during their three-week annual training at the Joint Multinational Readiness Center, Hohenfels, Germany in March. Originally assigned to construct one multi-use building in the training area, 80 Soldiers of the 1156th Engineer Company literally built above and beyond, raising two buildings and wiring them to boot. The engineer Soldiers, along with two airmen from the New York Air National Guard, went to Hohenfels as part of a Troop Construction Program (TCP).

  • Honolulu District Celebrates 109th Anniversary of Founding, Unveils New District Coin

    Apr 18, 2014

    Led by Honolulu District Commander, Lt. Col. Thomas D. Asbery, over 30 District teammates and their friends and partners hiked to Makapu'u Lighthouse at sunrise April 14 to celebrate the 109th anniversary of the District's founding.

  • Collaborate. Create. Compete. Army Racing Drives STEM Education.

    Apr 24, 2014

    U.S. Army Recruiting Command and Don Schumacher Racing team up with TEN80 Education and the National STEM League to cultivate and enhance an interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) careers among youth and the general population.

  • PMG6 hosts Detainee Operations Senior Leader Conference with Nigerian Army

    Apr 18, 2014

    On 14 April 2014, at the request of AFRICOM and OSD Office of African Affairs, MG Quantock hosted a senior Detainee Operations Conference for MG Pat Akem, the Nigerian Provost Marshal General, and his MP Commandant, LTC Eberulu.

  • Presidio breaks ground for new dining facility

    Apr 18, 2014

    The new Presidio of Monterey DFAC facility will face the Monterey Bay and provide student service members with scenic hilltop views of the Pacific while simultaneously alleviating overcrowding and delay for DLIFLC students on the run. Designed to be both practical and pleasant, the new state-of-the -art facility enhances the quality of life for service members stationed on the Presidio.

  • JBM-HH updates community leaders

    Apr 18, 2014

    Key leaders from the southwest sector of the District of Columbia received a "state of the joint base" update by Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Commander Col. Fern O. Sumpter March 13 at a breakfast meeting at the Fort McNair Officers Club.

  • Around DoD: 10 things to know in April

    Apr 18, 2014

    Around DoD: 10 things to know in April

  • Rape survivor does not let assault define her

    Apr 21, 2014

    Once held at gunpoint and repeatedly gang raped, 24-year-old Monika Korra says the incident that occurred five years ago in Dallas does not define her.

  • Sprint Tri invades Zembiec Pool, Smith Gym

    Apr 18, 2014

    A three-segment endurance fitness competition involving swimming, cycling and running was held the morning of April 16 on the Henderson Hall side of Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall.

  • A helping hand: Corps' new Community Counseling Program offers prevention, intervention to service m

    Apr 21, 2014

    Marines and their families who are looking for a helping hand when dealing with life's stressors have a new counseling program to turn to.

  • TRADOC NOW!: Army Training Network Script

    Apr 18, 2014

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