Archive: Apr 2014

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  • Under Secretary honored for strengthening the Army

    Apr 17, 2014

  • Twin brothers train forces in Army, Marine Corps

    Apr 17, 2014

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- Twin brothers are taking it upon themselves to train future forces in the Army and Marine Corps.

  • Headquarters AMC recognized as platinum level fit-friendly worksite

    Apr 17, 2014

  • Emergency room transitions to urgent care center at Reynolds Army Community Hospital

    Apr 17, 2014

    Reynolds Army Community Hospital's emergency room will transition to an urgent care center July 1, according to the Fort Sill Medical Activity commander.

  • Speaker discusses kidnapping, rape

    May 16, 2014

    Sexual assault survivor shares story with Fort Meade garrison personnel. In the early morning hours of Dec. 5, 2009, Monika Korra, then a college freshman in Dallas, was kidnapped at gunpoint by three men in a black van as she walked home with friends after a soccer team party.

  • A privilege to serve

    Apr 17, 2014

    When I entered the Army in 1979, a gallon of milk was $1.62, a first-class stamp was 15 cents and a gallon of gas was 86 cents. Pay for a private E-1 with less than two years service was a whopping $419.40 a month.

  • New Picatinny chaplain adjusts to new assignment

    Apr 17, 2014

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. - Lt. Col. David Jacob arrived at Picatinny Arsenal roughly three months ago, replacing the outgoing chaplain, Lt. Col. Kwon Pyo. Jacob arrived from Bamberg, Germany where he and his family resided for ve years including a deployment in Afghanistan.

  • Feeding an Army: 10th Mountain vet recalls WWII experiences, cooking for comrades

    Apr 17, 2014

    Olives! Broken barrels of black olives bobbed on the dark waters in the Port of Naples as an ocean liner carrying American troops to war steamed into the harbor in early 1945.

  • U.S. Army Europe aviators train with Dutch, Hungarian partners

    Apr 17, 2014

    VARPALOTA TRAINING AREA, Hungary --- Soldiers from U.S. Army Europe's 12th Combat Aviation Brigade spent the past two weeks here, training alongside their multinational partners from two Dutch air assault battalions and Hungarian forces during exercise Saker Falcon. The exercise wrapped up April 17.

  • 3rd CAB Soldiers participate in spring clean

    Nov 30, -0001

    Springtime is here, and with it comes the annual cleaning up what Mother Nature and mankind has left laying around from winter. Dogface Soldiers of the 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade participated in a post wide spring clean up on Hunter Army Airfield April 14-18. "It's important to spruce up the place after the long winter," said Staff Sgt. Alfred Camacho, orderly room noncommissioned officer in charge, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 3rd CAB.

  • SMA Chandler visits deployed troops, shares future NCO vision

    Apr 21, 2014

    BAGRAM AIR FIELD, Afghanistan (April 15, 2014) -- When U.S. Army 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. So, when 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, she was elated to not only meet the top enlisted leader and receive career advice, but also to be personally thanked for her service to her country.

  • April is child abuse prevention month

    Apr 17, 2014

    Are you interested in getting involved in the prevention movement? One of the simplest ways of increasing awareness of child abuse and child well-being is through the media -- whether on a large or small scale.

  • Puig Becomes ACC's Command Sergeant Major

    Apr 17, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.- Command Sgt. Maj. David M. Puig became the Army Contracting Command's command sergeant major during a change of responsibility ceremony here April 17.

  • Velliky receives ESGR's Patriot Award

    Apr 17, 2014

    John Velliky, Army Contracting Command-Warren, Mich., received the Office of the Secretary of Defense Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve's Patriot Award.

  • Spotlight on...Capt. Demario A. Grover

    Apr 17, 2014

    Capt. Demario A. Grover, Contracting Team Leader, 635th Contingency Contracting Team, Fort Bliss, Texas

  • Didn't you know? Sleep critical to healthy living

    Apr 17, 2014

    Sleep is probably the most underrated aspect of our lives even though we spend about a third of our time doing it. Research continues to show that inadequate sleep (usually indicated by chronic sleepiness at inappropriate times), may contribute to the onset of chronic health conditions and other maladies including difficulty concentrating, memory lapses, loss of energy, fatigue, lethargy, and emotional instability. According to the National Institute of Health's Sleep Disorders Research Center, people who are chronically sleep-deprived are at higher risk of drowsy-driving crashes as well.

  • Watervliet earns SecArmy safety award for third time in four years

    Apr 18, 2014

    The Watervliet Arsenal announced April 17, 2014, that it was named the winner of the Secretary of the Army and Army Chief of Staff Safety Award for Industrial Operations for fiscal year 2013.

  • Top USAREUR, IMCOM Europe leaders visit USAG Ansbach during SHARP Stand Down Day

    Apr 17, 2014

    U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach hosted Lt. Gen. Donald M. Campbell Jr., commanding general of U.S. Army Europe, and Kathleen Marin, Installation Management Command Europe region director, Command Sgt. Maj. Romeo Montez III, IMCOM-E command sergeant major, and their spouses during a daylong trip here April 15.

  • SMA Chandler visits deployed Air Defense Artillery Soldiers

    Apr 17, 2014

    Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III met with Air Defense Artillery Soldiers throughout Southwest Asia during a tour of the region, April 12-17, 2014.

  • 25th Infantry Division team wins Best Ranger Competition

    Apr 17, 2014

    For the first time since 1995, a team representing the 25th Infantry Division took home top honors at the David E. Grange Jr. Best Ranger Competition.

  • Congressmen, Army break ground at future R&D hangar site

    Apr 17, 2014

    JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, N.J. (April 17, 2014) -- Congressmen, U.S. Army senior executive service members and other military officials gathered at the Joint Base's Lakehurst section for a ceremonial groundbreaking at the site of a future Army research and development aircraft hangar April 11.

  • Marksmanship unit shooters take World Cup gold, silver

    Apr 17, 2014

    It was an all-American shootout for the gold and silver medals for Men's Double Trap during the 2014 International Shooting Sports Federation Shotgun World Cup, held April 13, 2014, at the Tucson Trap and Skeet Club.

  • Largest solar array on U.S. military installation to be developed

    Apr 17, 2014

    The U.S. Army announced April 14, 2014, plans to start development of a solar array that will provide about 25 percent of the annual installation electricity requirement of Fort Huachuca, Ariz.

  • Lifeliners remember fallen with 3rd annual run

    Apr 28, 2014

    Change occurs constantly in the Army. Units receive a steady stream of new Soldiers to replace Soldiers who leave for new assignments, retire or move on for a variety of other reasons. Equipment and uniforms change over time. Policies, procedures and tactics are also constantly evolving. Units activate and inactivate. The Army is always changing.

  • The Lucky 16

    Apr 17, 2014

    Fort Irwin, Calif. -- Troopers of the 3rd Cavalry Regiment and 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment participated in a Lucky 16 Gathering, following 3rd CR's training at the National Training Center, April 7, here.

  • All in a family: third sibling reaches captain's rank

    Apr 18, 2014

    The Kessler family now has three siblings who all are captains in the Army. Brendan Kessler received his new rank from one of his two sisters in an April 16 promotion ceremony.

  • Bonds through the Ages

    Apr 17, 2014

    The Fort Irwin community honored Veterans of the Vietnam War March 28, with a Motorcycle Ride and Welcome Home Ceremony. The ride started at the Marine Corps Logistics Base in Barstow, Calif., and ended here.

  • Vulnerability key to emotionally coming home from warzone

    Apr 17, 2014

    Watch a buddy barely survive an accidental vehicle rollover. Put that emotional rock in the rucksack. Live through yet another improvised explosive device on a route clearance. Another one goes in. Attend one too many memorial services for brothers in arms. Push that emotional boulder in too. The emotional burdens of war can pile up quickly. Chaplain (Capt.) Jonathan Entrekin likens these stressful experiences as rocks that Soldiers put into imaginary rucksacks. When Soldiers come home those emotional rucksacks often stay on, however, and can create emotional distance with friends and family.

  • Sustainment drill develops strategic understanding, relationships

    Apr 16, 2014

    Military logistics leaders and stakeholders from across the Pacific theater met at Pearl Harbor April 11 for an event designed to improve coordination, synchronization and assessment of sustainment requirements for future contingencies in the region.

  • Ultimate Warriors earn titles

    Apr 25, 2014

    FORT LEE, Va. (April 16, 2014) -- Four Soldiers from various CASCOM subordinate elements were honored as victors Wednesday during the Ultimate Warrior Competition Awards Ceremony held at the Dickerson Auditorium on the Army Logistics University campus.

  • Tuskegee Airmen visit ChalleNGe cadets

    Apr 16, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Five documented Tuskegee Airmen visited the Freestate ChalleNGe Academy at the APG South (Edgewood) recreation center April 11.

  • DPW has potholes covered for APG drivers

    Apr 17, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Life's roads can toss up many curves and potholes.

  • Upcoming ACS' Career Fair targets spouses

    Apr 16, 2014

    Army Community Service (ACS) is hosting a career fair for military spouses.

  • US Army Marksmanship Unit offers wounded, ill and injured Soldiers opportunities to serve and compet

    Apr 21, 2014

    When you think of an Army unit, most of the time the thought of an artillery unit or infantry unit comes to mind, but the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit (USAMU) Paralympic Section wants to change that thought process by showing the military contains a multitude of diversity in units and Soldiers.

  • FORSCOM Family event celebrates kids

    Apr 16, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - The 20th CBRNE Command observed Month of the Military Child with an Animal Adventure Show and arts and crafts activities and refreshments during Military Child Appreciation Day at the APG North (Aberdeen) recreation center April 12.

  • Retired Soldier on quest to ugrade medals of fallen Marines

    Apr 16, 2014

    FORT LEE, Va. (April 16, 2014) -- On April 22, 2008, Marine Cpl. Jonathon Yale and Lance Cpl. Jordan Haerter were standing watch along with Iraqi police at the entrance of Joint Security Station Nasser located on the outskirts of Ramadi, Iraq. Video of the Marines' heroic action can be found at http://cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=4817018n.

  • Helpline Marks 3 Years of Aiding Sexual Assault Victims

    Apr 16, 2014

    WASHINGTON, April 16, 2014 -- The DOD Safe Helpline -- a crisis-response resource that provides sexual assault victims with an anonymous and confidential system of support 24 hours a day, seven days a week, from anywhere in the world -- marks three years of operation this month.

  • ACS shows volunteers appreciation

    Apr 16, 2014

    Volunteers with Army Community Service (ACS); Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation (FMWR); U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii, received a big pat on the back -- along with some cake and door prizes -- at a Volunteer Open House at the ACS building, here, Monday.

  • APG men drag out their heels to support SHARP event

    Apr 17, 2014

    Clockwise from top, left: Garrison Deputy Glenn Wait displays color-coordinated fashion sense while strutting his stuff during the "Walk A Mile In Her Shoes" event supporting Sexual Harassment and Rape Prevention at the APG North (Aberdeen) recreation center April 10. Wait won third place. (From left) CECOM and installation Command Sgt. Maj. Kennis Dent and acting Senior Leader Col. Charles Gibson were unwilling to shed their boots for the event but happy to display their good taste in heels. Garrison Public Affairs Officer Kelly Luster gazes admiringly at the bright blue stiletto heels he bravely paraded around in without once stumbling. Eric Etherton, an Army Evaluation Center engineer, won second place after volunteering to walk in blue heels. (From left) First-place winner, Master Sgt. Chris Gibson CECOM LRC Senior enlisted advisor, La'Mont Harbison of the Garrison's Visual Information Services, and Anthony Dorsey and Rodney Shelby of the Directorate of Plans, Training, Mobilization and Security, rest their cramped tootsies. An unidentified (female) contestant purrs along in cat heels.

  • APG Drug Take-Back campaign runs April 21 - 25

    Apr 17, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Next week, the Army Substance Abuse Program and the Directorate of Emergency Services Community Policing personnelwill join the Drug Enforcement Administration in providing the public an opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs.

  • IPC receives national award for excellence in military housing satisfaction

    Apr 16, 2014

    WinnResidential Military Housing Services, the firm providing property management and maintenance services for Lend Lease's military housing portfolio, which includes Island Palm Communities (IPC), has been recognized as a 2013 SatisFacts National Award Winner for excellence in resident satisfaction.

  • Spring Technology Expo set for April 23

    Apr 16, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - See the latest in technology at the Spring Technology Expo from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the APG North (Aberdeen) recreation center, Bldg. 3326, hosted by the Edgewood Chemical Biological Command/Corporate Information Office.

  • Army T. rex debuts at Smithsonian

    Apr 16, 2014

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) and the Smithsonian Institute's National Museum of Natural History celebrated the arrival of the Wankel Tyrannosaurus rex on Apr. 15, making it the Smithsonian's first ever T. rex.

  • NIE 14.2 teams with Bold Quest to assess coalition force integration

    Apr 17, 2014

    Planning and training for Network Integration Evaluation 14.2 is well underway with the major events slated to start at the end of April and lead to the Joint Staff J-6 Bold Quest exercise.

  • Solar-powered school nears completion at Fort Stewart

    Apr 16, 2014

    Construction nears completion on a $20.5 million environmentally-friendly elementary school at Fort Stewart. Built by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District and prime contractor Sauer, Inc., the new Murray Elementary School is equipped with over 450 solar panels, a wind turbine, and other sustainable design features.

  • Snow: Victim advocacy, social courage key to fighting sexual assault

    Apr 16, 2014

    "When I say we've learned a lot about this issue, I think leaders at all levels have learned a lot about sexual harassment and sexual assault and the linkage on that continuum. What we want is we want climates that promote dignity and respect and team commitment and professional values." -- Army Maj. Gen. Jeffrey Snow, Defense Department Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office director

  • Army Medicine's Brain Health Consortium Just a Beginning

    Apr 16, 2014

    We have more than 70,000 thoughts a day. One person's brain generates more electrical impulses each day than all the telephones in the world combined. Army Medicine has taken a major first step in partnering with academia, the health care industry and a variety of thought leaders to better understand brain health for Soldiers, the Army family, and society as a whole.

  • High heels event elevates awareness for sexual violence

    Apr 16, 2014

    FORT WAINWRIGHT, Alaska - Sexualized violence does not just affect women. It affects the men who care about them, their families, friends, coworkers, and their communities. Sexualized violence is an epidemic.

  • AMC Commander travels to Pacific, emphasizes AMC's role

    Apr 16, 2014

    As the Army shifts its focus to the Asia-Pacific region, Army Materiel Command assets there continue to support commanders and warfighters. During a recent nine day visit to installations across the Pacific Command area of operations, AMC Commander Gen. Dennis L. Via visited local National, Defense, Army and AMC organizations in Korea, Hawaii and Washington.

  • Fiscal 2013 SA/CSA safety award winners announced

    Apr 16, 2014

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- The U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center today named winners of the Fiscal 2013 Secretary of the Army and Army Chief of Staff safety awards.

  • New Dugway High School

    Apr 16, 2014

    New Dugway High School

  • 15 April 2014 Town Hall Slides

    Apr 16, 2014

    Town Hall Slides

  • Dugway Proving Ground receives Bronze award for CFC Campaign

    Apr 16, 2014

    Bronze Award

  • PMG6 Conducts Town Hall 15 April 2014

    Apr 17, 2014

    Over 100 military, civilian and contractor personnel representing the Office of the Provost Marshal General (OPMG) attended the OPMG Town Hall Meeting on 15 April 2014 hosted by MG David Quantock, U.S. Army Provost Marshal General, at the Pentagon Library and Conference Center, Room B6.

  • ACC's new history library open for business

    Apr 17, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. - Gen. George Patton said, "To be a successful Soldier, you must know history."

  • Former Army Sergeant to Receive Medal of Honor Transcript

    Apr 16, 2014

  • Americans and Belgians get to thank their WWII heroes

    Apr 16, 2014

    The 424th Air Base Squadron from Chièvres Air Base joined the city of Silly, the local community and family members of the downed B-17 in honoring the Royal Flush crew members, April 13, in Fouleng, Belgium.

  • WWII B-17 crew member returns to crash site

    Apr 16, 2014

    "You're not getting any flak; you're not getting any fighters. You're just hurrying back home, that's all it amounts too," Troy Hollar said while at Chièvres Air Base, the very base where flak batteries brought down his B-17 on April 13, 1944.

  • Leaders hone their skills in the 'Can Do' battalion

    Apr 16, 2014

    Second Lt. Jared Gray pushed harder and harder in his sweat-soaked physical training uniform, eyes straight ahead and focused on the finish line. This was the last quarter mile of the Army's Physical Fitness Test, and it was just the beginning of the first day of 3rd Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division's Leader Certification Course.

  • New York Army National Guard pilot tests Himself at Bataan Death March Memorial

    Apr 16, 2014

    New York Army National Guard UH-60 pilot Warrant Officer John Seeger decided that he was going to take part in the 25th anniversary Bataan Memorial Death March this past March in White Sands,New Mexico. Despite lack of training time, and painful blisters, Seeger finished the march and learned something about himself.

  • Citizen- Soldier's determination results in prestigious club induction

    Apr 16, 2014

    The journey toward induction into the Sergeant Audie Murphy Club was a long but a rewarding experience for Master Sgt. Jessica Lam, 76th Operational Response Command.

  • Army lab teams up with Boston Marathon to prevent heat injury

    Apr 17, 2014

    Since 2012, the U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine has been an official course weather monitoring authority for the Boston Athletic Association and the Boston Marathon.

  • George C. Marshall Army ROTC Award Seminar

    Apr 16, 2014

    United States Army Chief of Staff, Gen. Ray Odierno speaks with some of our Army's future leaders at the Virginia Military Institute in Lexington, VA.

  • Engineer provides lift to youth baseball in Germany

    Apr 16, 2014

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Lawrence Carabajal is among a growing contingent of Americans volunteering their time to give baseball a push in Germany. At the end of last summer, the longtime structural engineer for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Europe District helped lead a German youth team to its third straight Hessen state championship. He's returning for a third season in 2014.

  • Army researchers embrace collaborative communication tools

    May 2, 2014

    NATICK, Mass. (April 16, 2014) -- The Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center joined other U.S. Army organizations by implementing Microsoft Office Communicator 2007 R2 as their collaborative communications platform after rolling it out to the entire workforce last month.

  • 173rd Airborne paratrooper to receive Medal of Honor

    May 16, 2014

    The President of the United States released a statement today announcing a former paratrooper from the 173rd Airborne Brigade will receive the nation's highest military honor at a White House ceremony, scheduled for May 13, 2014.

  • Civilian Spotlight: Getting to know Joseph Allen Jr.

    Apr 16, 2014

    Civilian Spotlight: Getting to know Joseph Allen Jr.

  • 100-plus Soldiers, Family members at USAG Ansbach clean up host community streets

    Apr 16, 2014

    The city of Ansbach holds a city-wide cleanup annually called the Ansbach Saubär. During this year's Saubär, more than 100 Soldiers and their Family members who live and work at the garrison spent their Saturday morning walking along the roads that surround the kasernes to pick up litter.

  • Treat America, CK kiosks offer convenience to Arsenal food service customers

    Apr 24, 2014

    ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, ILL -- (April 15, 2014) It's one o'clock and the Treat America food service enterprise on the sixth floor of Bldg. 350 is winding down for the day. Camellia Austin, site manager for Treat America, is having a bit of a tough day. There are problems with Internet connectivity for the two touch-screen kiosks that allow customers to pay for their food, and one of the kiosks has a malfunctioning printer, so patrons can't retrieve their receipts.

  • RIA Computers for Learning program helps schools, charities

    Apr 16, 2014

    ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, ILL -- (April 15, 2014) Students at a Davenport school will have better access to computers thanks to their school's participation in the Army's Computers for Learning program at Rock Island Arsenal. When Soldiers arrived at All Saints Catholic School with the donated computers they were met by students and staff. They lined the hallway, waving American flags and thanking the Soldiers for helping them.

  • DOD Unveils Improved Sexual Assault Prevention Training

    Apr 16, 2014

    WASHINGTON, April 14, 2014 -- As part of efforts to eliminate the crime of sexual assault in the military, Defense Department officials today announced improvements to sexual assault prevention and response training for all members of the armed forces and civilian employees.

  • 58th MP Co. gears up for JRTC

    Apr 17, 2014

    ALEXANDRIA, La. - Months of training will soon be put on display by the Soldiers of the 58th Military Police Company, 728th Military Police Battalion, 8th Military Police Brigade, as they make their final preparations at an intermediate staging base for a rotation at the Joint Readiness Training Center at Fort Polk, La.

  • Chairman: Follow Up on Sexual Assault Roundtable

    Apr 16, 2014

    Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Last week, I had a candid discussion with bloggers about sexual assault in the military. We talked about how we are tackling these �"insider attacks" within the Joint Force and how we need everyone to stop this … we can�'t have bystanders. It�'s up to all of us to take care of our own and combat this both top-down and bottom-up. I encourage you to read or listen the forum here, but also wanted to address one question in further detail.

  • Signal support at the forefront of second annual LANPAC symposium

    Apr 16, 2014

    Building partnerships throughout the Pacific and supporting the warfighter were topics of discussion during the Association of the U.S. Army's second annual Land Power in the Pacific symposium and exposition at the Sheraton Waikiki, April 8-10.

  • Pacific Regional Medical Command leaders pin the newest Expert Field Medical Badge graduates

    Apr 15, 2014

    Tripler Army Medical Center (TAMC) and Pacific Regional Medical Command (PRMC) leaders congratulated ten TAMC medical personnel who completed the 25th Infantry Division Expert Field Medical Badge (EFMB) course during a graduation ceremony at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii on April 11, 2014.

  • National Library Week - Proclamation

    Apr 15, 2014

  • No room for sexual assault/harassment in Army

    Apr 15, 2014

  • 'Confronting the Holocaust: American Responses'

    Apr 15, 2014

  • Soldier takes knowledge to Armywide program

    Apr 15, 2014

  • ARTB combines Airborne, Ranger legacies

    Apr 16, 2014

  • Armor NCOs learn platoon tank operations

    Apr 16, 2014

  • Official: Urban warfare will continue to grow

    Apr 16, 2014

  • Rangers presented with awards for valor

    Apr 16, 2014

  • Post recognizes volunteers

    Apr 15, 2014

  • Football player visits Loyd Elementary School

    Apr 16, 2014

  • High schools: What parents should know

    Apr 15, 2014

  • Horsemanship program draws supporters

    Apr 16, 2014

  • Successful Faith students

    Apr 15, 2014

  • College Fair set for April 23

    Apr 15, 2014

  • Spieth good, Watson better

    Apr 15, 2014

  • Engineers diffuses 789th EOD Company in 3 sets

    Apr 15, 2014

  • Engineers roll past 1-16 CAV 3-1

    Apr 15, 2014

  • Soldiers train to climb Mt. McKinley

    Apr 16, 2014

    The sound of skis cutting a path through freshly-fallen snow was all that could be heard in the McCullam Creek area of the Alaskan Mountains. Nine Soldiers were forced to stop as a moose crossed their path during a four-day mountaineering exercise April 8-11.

  • at Callaway ... Azalea Gardens

    Apr 15, 2014

  • Lifeliner Transportation Company Takes on Retrograde Support Mission in Kuwait

    Apr 15, 2014

    CAMP ARIFJAN, Kuwait -- The 101st Sustainment Brigade's 594th Transportation Company, also known as the "Professionals," officially started its nine-month deployment with a relief in place transfer of authority ceremony at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, March 28. The medium truck company took over a heavy and medium transportation mission supporting contingency operations in Kuwait.

  • Corps clean water project quenches thirst in Sri Lanka

    Apr 15, 2014

    Imagine walking three miles every day for potable water to complete daily chores. For many Sri Lankan residents this is their reality until the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers -- Alaska District finishes connecting hundreds of Puttalam households to the town's water supply.

  • Area II wants you to 'Speak Up!' to prevent sexual assault

    Apr 16, 2014

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea -- Sexual Assault Awareness Month officially began with a solemn ceremony held at South Post Chapel, March 31.

  • 2BSTB Engineers

    Apr 15, 2014

    Members of the 2nd Brigade Special Troops Battalion practiced their use of Shaped and Bangalore charges.

  • Army South, Brazil partner to discuss working dogs ahead of World Cup, Olympics

    Apr 15, 2014

    Over the next two years, millions of people from all over the globe will descend on Brazil to attend both the 2014 World Cup and the 2016 Summer Olympic Games. With them, they will bring several different languages and hundreds of dizzying dialects that will make communication an arduous task for the civil and military law enforcement agencies charged with maintaining order throughout the two major world events.

  • Surgeon general: Advances in brain health to help Soldiers, nation

    Apr 16, 2014

    The medical community is on the "precipice" of great advances in regards to brain health, said the Army's surgeon general.

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