Archive: Apr 2014

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  • Army War College educates FA 59 Army Strategists

    Apr 16, 2014

    Thirteen officers became the Army's newest strategic experts, able to contribute immediately in their next assignment, having graduated from the 14-week long Basic Strategic Art Program at the Army War College today.

  • 'Big Red One' leaders share Fort Riley's future with community

    Apr 11, 2014

    Leaders of the 1st Infantry Division shared their vision of Fort Riley's future with community leaders from across the state April 11 at the Regional Campaign Plan 2020 rollout.

  • TRADOC relooking NCO education with eye to 'adaptation'

    Apr 14, 2014

    The Army is conducting a complete re-assessment of its NCO education system for the first time since 1976, said the general who just took the helm of Training and Doctrine Command.

  • Chief of the US Army Reserve holds town hall on Fort McCoy

    Apr 11, 2014

    Lt. Gen. Jeffrey W. Talley, the chief of the U.S. Army Reserve and the commanding general of the U.S. Army Reserve Command, addressed more than 250 Soldiers during a town hall meeting at the 88th Regional Support Command headquarters on Fort McCoy, Wis., April 10.

  • Dempsey Compares Sexual Assault to Insider Attacks

    Apr 11, 2014

    Sexual assault in the military is what commanders would call in tactical terms �"an insider attack," Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey said during a session with bloggers today. The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff told those taking part he has been thinking recently about the idea of �"American exceptionalism" and the part the American military plays in that idea.

  • Ergonomics meets munitions--keeping workers safe

    Apr 14, 2014

    U.S. Army Public Health Command ergonomists went to Anniston, Ala., in January to survey facilities, evaluate work processes and provide training to local industrial hygienists and safety personnel--all to help enhance the working environment at the facility.

  • Patriot Brigade SHARP Team hosts pancake breakfast

    Apr 11, 2014

    Soldiers and leaders from across 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, came together for a Sexual Harassment Assault Response and Prevention Pancake Breakfast at the Patriot Inn, April 3, 2014. The breakfast was part of the Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

  • Fort Riley opening center for sex assault victims

    Apr 11, 2014

    Fort Riley is opening a new Sexual Assault Response & Prevention Center this week to assist survivors of sexual assault and help prevent the abuse from happening again.

  • USACE Galveston District awards $6.3 million contract to dredge GIWW

    Apr 11, 2014

    GALVESTON, Texas -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District awarded a contract in the amount of $6,318,000 to Goodloe Marine Inc., a women-owned, HubZone Small Business, to perform maintenance dredging within the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, between Turnstake Island and Live Oak Point, in Calhoun, Aransas and San Patricio counties, Texas.

  • US Army Central fights sexual assault, harassment with new 24-hour center

    Apr 11, 2014

    A new tool in the fight against sexual assault and harassment was unveiled on Camp Arifjan with the ribbon cutting of a 24-hour sexual harassment/assault response and prevention center, April 7.

  • Army child camp: CAB helps pilot program

    Apr 11, 2014

    DECKERS -- Screams of joy and team mottos resonated from more than 38 Fort Carson children, as they traveled to Camp Shady Brook in Deckers, with military volunteers and YMCA staff members, March 27. Fourteen Soldiers from 4th Combat Aviation Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, volunteered to be chaperones for the YMCA�'s first pilot military-child camp held in Colorado.

  • Sustainers read to children from afar

    Apr 11, 2014

    Fort Knox, Ky. -- Twenty-five 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) soldiers were videotaped by the Fort Campbell United Service Organization, or USO, as they read children�'s books at Harris Hall, April 3.

  • Sex-offender registry among top Army Family Action Plan issues

    Apr 11, 2014

    While the Army is aware of the status of every Soldier convicted of a sex offense, no such searchable database exists that identifies convicted sex-offender family members and Army civilians that may live and work on Army installations.

  • Soldier heating up the competition

    Apr 11, 2014

    Spc. Henifa Lopez, a food service specialist with Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 589th Brigade Support Battalion, Task Force Pegasus Fires, ensures that hungry Soldiers receive hot meals to start their day.

  • 20th CBRNE commends patriotic students

    Apr 11, 2014

    The 20th CBRNE Command (Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, Explosives) chief of staff praised students for their patriotism at the Churchville Elementary School Patriot assembly in Bel Air, Md. Thursday.

  • Students paint Colorado River Locks to send safety message

    Apr 11, 2014

    GALVESTON, Texas - Bay City High School art students and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District partnered to paint three-feet high murals at four locations along the Corps-operated Colorado River Locks, to combat water-related fatalities at Corps owned and operated facilities.

  • Conference promotes international interfaith dialogue

    Apr 23, 2014

    The USARCENT Command Chaplain attended the 11th Doha Conference on Interfaith Dialogue sponsored by the Doha International Center for Interfaith Dialogue (DICID) in Doha, Qatar, 25-26 March 2014. Leaders from religious groups, academic institutions, nongovernmental organizations and government officials from 50 countries attended. The conference theme for 2014 was �"The Role of Youth in Enhancing the Value of Interfaith Dialogue."

  • Alaskan exercise tests Oregon Guard's CERFP agility

    Apr 14, 2014

    Nearly 200 Soldiers and Airmen of the Oregon National Guard's highly trained emergency response team participated with the Hawaii National Guard during Vigilant Guard-Alaska 2014, near Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, March 24 through April 3, 2014.

  • Future Soldier lives Army values

    Apr 11, 2014

    After a mudslide buried most of the town of Oso, Wash. March 22, there has been an outpouring of support in the form of volunteers, donations, thoughts and prayers throughout the state and nation.

  • Traumatic Brain Injury team explores vehicles at the Integration Motor Pool

    Apr 22, 2014

    To gain a better understanding of injuries Soldiers sustain when collisions occur within various military vehicles, a team of medical experts from the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs, El Paso VA Health Care System, Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) visited the Integration Motor Pool (IMP) on 10 April at Fort Bliss, Texas.

  • USARPAC Sexual Assault Awareness Month Message

    Apr 15, 2014

    The Army is committed to the health, safety and well-being of our Soldiers, Families, and Civilian teammates. To emphasize this commitment, the Army and U.S. Army Pacific will observe the National campaign of Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) during April 2014.

  • TACOM Life Cycle Management Commanding General bids farewell to RIA-JMTC employees

    Apr 11, 2014

    Maj. Gen. Michael J. Terry, commanding general of the TACOM Life Cycle Management Command visited Rock Island Arsenal Joint Manufacturing and Technology Center on Thursday to bid farewell to the Arsenal employees before his change of command in June in Warren, Mich.

  • Arbor Day planting for future generations

    Apr 11, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - (From left, front) Garrison Deputy Glenn Wait, APG Garrison Commander Col. Gregory McClinton, John Wrobel, acting chief of the DPW natural resources branch and Garrison Command Sgt. Maj. James Ervin plant a pin oak seedling in the Garrison garden to celebrate Arbor Day, April 2, as environmental staff members (from left, rear) Dr. Deidre DeRoia, Kate Aichroth, JanMichael Graine, Jessica Baylor and Mascot Smokey the Bear , from the U.S. Forest Service and the National Association of State Foresters, look on after the Tree City USA award ceremony at the Garrison headquarters Bldg. 305.

  • Corps studies accessibility for Cemetery

    Apr 11, 2014

    A team from the Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is traveling around and taking notes at Arlington National Cemetery to assess how accessible sections of the 150-year-old facility are for disabled visitors.

  • APG earns tree-friendly awards

    Apr 11, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - The Aberdeen Proving Ground Garrison marked Arbor Day with a tree planting in the headquarters garden at Bldg. 305 April 2.

  • APG forms SAAM/SHARP message

    Apr 11, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Sexual harassment and assault will not be tolerated at Aberdeen Proving Ground--that's the message that members of Team APG sent April 3 during the Sexual Assault Awareness Month Kickoff Run (SAAM).

  • Soldier readies for All Army Bowling Trial Camp

    Apr 11, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - An APG noncommissioned officer hopes to earn one of the four coveted spots on the All Army Bowling Men's Team.

  • Supply chain transformation earns AMC top award

    Apr 16, 2014

    A transformation that is reducing about $4.5 billion in inventory, cutting backorders by 30 percent and lowering repair and procurement costs, earned the Army Materiel Command the 2013 Department of Defense Award for Supply Chain Excellence.

  • CAC-T Hosts Training and Education 2025 Industry Forum June-18-19 at Fort Eustis

    Apr 11, 2014

    The Combined Arms Center -- Training (CAC-T) will hold a Training and Education 2025 Industry Forum from June 18-19 to inform industry partners of Army training and education gaps, and discuss training and education capabilities for the Army of 2025 and beyond.

  • Pets strut their stuff at April Foolish Dog Show

    Apr 11, 2014

    Owners and their pets turned out April 6 at the Fort Jackson Youth Sports Complex for the annual April Foolish Dog Show. Categories for this year's events included Best Kisser, Prettiest Eyes, Most Mysterious Heritage and Coolest Trick.

  • Jackson team vies for Best Ranger honors

    Apr 15, 2014

    Fort Jackson will be represented in one of the most respected and elite military and athletic competitions this weekend -- the 31st Annual David E. Grange Jr. Best Ranger Competition at Fort Benning, Ga.

  • Garrisons partner with DEA for Take-Back Day April 26

    Apr 11, 2014

    SAN ANTONIO (April 11, 2014) -- Army installations across the United States are once again partnering with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration and state and local law enforcement agencies April 26 in support of National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day.

  • Former CSM promoted to LTC

    Apr 11, 2014

    Task Force Marshall Chaplain James Freitag was promoted to lieutenant colonel last week during a ceremony at McGrady Training Center, which makes him one of very few Soldiers who have served in the ranks of command sergeant major and lieutenant colonel.

  • A Purple Heart in Public Works

    Apr 11, 2014

    Seven years after being wounded in Iraq, a civilian employee in South Texas was awarded a Purple Heart amongst his family, friends, and colleagues.

  • Fort Jackson offers active shooter response training

    Apr 11, 2014

    The Fort Jackson Antiterrorism Office offers training to organizations on how to respond to an active shooter scenario.

  • Field Station Augsburg Established, 14 April 1970

    Apr 11, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Az. - In 1970, the nation's attention was focused on Vietnam. Few took note of the day that a new field station was established just north of Augsburg, Germany, near the village of Gablingen, in the midst of Bavaria. It was one of nearly 20 field stations positioned strategically around the world during the Cold War. The newest Army Security Agency (ASA) fixed site would remain in operation seven days a week, 24 hours a day, until September 1993, after the fall of the Berlin Wall and the Soviet Union.

  • Green Initiative Day set for Saturday

    Apr 11, 2014

    Fort Jackson will celebrate Earth Day a few days early with a "Big Day Out" Saturday.

  • April 3, 3014 -- CSA's statement to SASC regarding the Fort Hood shooting

    Apr 11, 2014

    April 3, 3014 -- CSA's statement to SASC regarding the Fort Hood shooting

  • April 3, 3014 -- CSA's opening statement to SASC regarding the Army posture

    Apr 11, 2014

    April 3, 3014 -- CSA's opening statement to SASC regarding the Army posture

  • Fort operations will not jeopardize endangered species

    Apr 11, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Az. - The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Army have completed formal consultation regarding the potential effects that Fort Huachuca's operations will have on threatened and endangered species.

  • NRMC NCO excels in equal opportunity career

    Apr 11, 2014

    Army NCO plays key role in support of joint service equal opportunity mission.

  • Circus returns to post after more than a decade

    Apr 11, 2014

  • Student-to-student program helps FH school resolve conflicts

    Apr 11, 2014

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  • 'It's never been easy' -- Trials for Expert Infantryman Badge remain challenging

    Apr 11, 2014

    Twenty-four Fort Jackson Soldiers received the Expert Infantryman Badge April 4, with five receiving "true blue" designation, meaning they completed all tasks without error.

  • EPG celebrates 60 years, new small arc structure dedicated

    Apr 11, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Az. - More than 200 people gathered to celebrate the U.S. Army Electronic Proving Ground's 60th anniversary during two separate events on Tuesday.

  • 3d ESC deploys

    Apr 11, 2014

    Fort Knox, Ky. -- Third Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) family and friends gathered in the early morning at Harris Hall to say goodbye to more than 100 Soldiers departing for Afghanistan, April 5.

  • Top DoD research director visits Picatinny

    Apr 11, 2014

    John Fischer, director of the Defense Laboratories Enterprise Office, visits Picatinny Arsenal in N.J., April 9 to tour facilities and labs and attend the arsenal's seventh annual science and technology networking day.

  • ANAD: a leader in partnering

    Apr 11, 2014

    You may have heard Anniston Army Depot is in the business of partnering with industry and may wonder what that really means. In 1993, the ANAD Command Team assembled a Business Development Team with the mission of developing Public-Private Partnerships. Referred to as the Business Management Office, or BMO, at that time, the team searched for opportunities where ANAD and corporate partners could capitalize on each other's strengths in order to provide a best value product for the warfighters.

  • Troopers battle to become snipers

    Apr 11, 2014

    The reconnaissance section with the Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division allowed infantryman and scouts within the battalion to compete for spots in the sniper platoon and for an opportunity to attend sniper school.

  • ANAD chief of staff updates Kiwanians on depot operations

    Apr 11, 2014

    Depot Chief of Staff Phillip Trued spoke to the Anniston Kiwanis Club April 3 at the Anniston Country Club. Trued gave an overview of the installation's mission and role within the U.S. military then brought the group up-to-date on current operations and workforce numbers.

  • CSI publishes Battle of White Bird Canyon Staff Ride Handbook and Atlas

    Apr 11, 2014

    Combat Studies Institute Press at Fort Leavenworth recently published Staff Ride Handbook and Atlas: Battle of White Bird Canyon, 17 June 1877 by Charles D. Collins, Jr. CSI's first staff ride handbook/atlas hybrid details the road to war between the Army and the Nez Perce and analyzes the Armys disastrous first engagement in the war. This work offers the flexibility to discuss tactics, leadership, operational warfare, and cultural awareness.

  • Safety shoes an important piece of depot PPE

    Apr 11, 2014

    Every shop in the Nichols Industrial Complex has a requirement for anyone entering to wear safety shoes. This personal protective equipment requirement is not only a reflection of installation standards, but regulations from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.

  • April 9, 2014 -- CSA's remarks at Fort Hood Memorial Ceremony

    Apr 11, 2014

  • Training Office more than mandatory courses

    Apr 11, 2014

    For most employees of Anniston Army Depot, the Training Office may simply be a source of reminders for mandatory training, but the small staff is responsible for so much more.

  • Depot hosts annual Making Tracks 5K

    Apr 11, 2014

    The depot hosted its 29th annual Making Tracks 5K race April 5. The race began at 8 a.m. in front of the installation's Physical Fitness Center and the route wound through the MWR area and part of the west side of the depot.

  • Soldiers of 21st TSC build camaraderie through command run

    Apr 11, 2014

    More than 600 Soldiers and civilians from across the 21st Theater Sustainment Command participated in the 21st TSC's "Ready Strong" command run on Rhine Ordnance Barracks April 11.

  • Garrison announces upcoming bubble soccer tournament

    Apr 11, 2014

    KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany -- U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz's Army Substance Abuse Program announced it will hold a Bubble Soccer Tournament for the Kaiserslautern Military Community as part of its ongoing "Ready and Resilient Campaign" and the "101 Days of Summer."

  • Combined training connects firefighters from three countries

    Apr 11, 2014

    Three weeks of combined training at the Urlas Fire Department's Training Center certified the skills of some 20 firefighters from Italy, Germany and the United States, during the qualification training Firefighter 1, from March 24 through April 11.

  • U.S. Army Europe aviators join Dutch, Hungarian forces for combined exercise

    Apr 11, 2014

    Soldiers from U.S. Army Europe's 12th Combat Aviation Brigade are training with two Dutch air assault battalions and Hungarian forces during the two-week exercise Saker Falcon 2014 at Hungary's Varpalota Training Area.

  • USAHC Katterbach attains Army top-tier performance, customer-service ratings

    Apr 11, 2014

    For the last two months, U.S. Army Health Clinic Katterbach has been outperforming other health care sites across the Army in performance and customer satisfaction survey ratings.

  • 3rd BCD plants friendship, strengthens alliance

    Apr 12, 2014

    More than a dozen Soldiers and Republic of Korea service members conducted a combined and joint operation that embodied the spirit of U.S. Forces Korea here April 11.

  • Local, state, federal agencies continue building Tennessee Silver Jackets partnership

    Nov 30, -0001

    Local, state and federal agencies met at Old Hickory Dam today to collaborate and enhance partnerships being developed in the Tennessee Silver Jackets program, which promotes cohesive solutions and synchronizes plans and policies.

  • Public works directorate tackles Pulaski Road

    Apr 11, 2014

  • U.S. Army Europe reminds members to carry passports for travel outside country of assignment

    Apr 11, 2014

    WIESBADEN, Germany -- U.S. Army Europe Office of the Provost Marshal officials want to remind members of the American forces community in Europe to carry their passports when traveling to countries to which they are not assigned.

  • U.S. forces in Germany can now get seasonal license plates for vehicles not in full-time use

    Apr 11, 2014

    WIESBADEN, Germany -- U.S. forces personnel in Germany can now get seasonal license plates for vehicles they do not use throughout the year.

  • Task Force Bayonet holds training exercise in Korea

    Apr 13, 2014

    Task Force Bayonet conducted a combined live fire exercise at Rodriguez Live Fire Complex, South Korean near the world's most heavily guarded border, April 11, 2014.

  • MK Airbase showcases capabilities during Different School Week

    Nov 30, -0001

    Romanian and U.S. servicemembers and airport employees showcased their occupational specialties and unique service equipment during Different School Week at Mihail Kogalniceanu Airbase April 7-11.

  • Social media helping destabilize world, strategist says at War College

    Apr 11, 2014

    Twitter, Facebook and other types of social media are contributing to global instability, said Robert D. Kaplan, chief geopolitical analyst for Stratfor -- a team of intelligence experts.

  • Visiting Army scientist makes discoveries in emerging technology

    Apr 11, 2014

    ADELPHI, Md. (April 9, 2014) -- Dr. Joshua Smith has simulated the performance of a novel vacuum thermionic engine based on currently available materials in a paper entitled, "Increasing the Efficiency of a Thermionic Engine using a Negative Electron Affinity Collector," which was recently published in the Journal of Applied Physics.

  • Soccer provides sporting outlet for USAG Ansbach children

    Apr 11, 2014

    Over their school's spring break, several U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach students learned soccer, from fundamentals to more advanced skills as part of the USAG Ansbach SKIES Unlimited program.

  • Air defender troops compete in 'Super Bowl of food service'

    Apr 10, 2014

    More than 20 Soldiers assigned to 2-1 Air Defense Artillery Battalion took part in the 46th Annual Phillip A. Connelly Awards Program competing against two other teams in the Active Army Field Kitchen category.

  • 80th TC discusses One Army School System Concept Plan with RSCs during strategy session

    Apr 12, 2014

    The 80th Training Command (Total Army School System) conducted a strategy session with subordinate command leaders and representatives of the U.S. Army Reserve's four regional support commands at the 80th TC headquarters, Richmond Va. April 4, 2014. The session focused on a Department of the Army directed Concept Plan, which the 80th developed to support the One Army School System. The OASS standardizes education for Army schools regardless of component.

  • Combatives training gives Soldiers confidence in facing the unknown

    Apr 10, 2014

    Pfc. Francisco Mesina, a healthcare specialist with the 6-52 ADA, placed 2nd in in the flyweight division of the Eighth Army Combatives Tournament April 4 in Yongsan and knows how to be flexible.

  • Army resilience shifting from 'bystander' to 'intervention' model

    Apr 14, 2014

    The Army's Ready and Resilient Campaign is now focusing on "intervention," not on "bystander" behaviors, said the director of the Army's R2C program.

  • Presidio of Monterey Police join crackdown on texting and hand-held cell use behind the wheel

    Apr 10, 2014

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. -- As part of April's Distracted Driving Awareness Month campaign, The Presidio of Monterey Police are joining over 200 other local law enforcement agencies and the California Highway Patrol in a month-long "zero tolerance" enforcement and education campaign to curb those texting or operating hand-held cell phones while driving.

  • After amputation, Soldier's mission to remain infantry

    Apr 10, 2014

    Spc. Kevin Nguyen, a United States Army Soldier, has an unwavering focus to remain an infantryman after having his right foot amputated August 2013. His desire to get back in the infantry ranks followed soon after -- with an added resolve created when told he would no longer be able to endure the rigors of infantry life. "I want to go back to active duty, I want to go back to my [military occupational specialty]," Nguyen told the medical personnel overseeing his recovery in San Diego. "This is what I want to do and this is how I'm going to get there. I told them that and since then, I've been working hard to get back."

  • Surgeon general says brain health 'new frontier'

    Apr 11, 2014

    Optimizing brain health can have immense benefits for readiness, resiliency and the health of Soldiers, said the Army's surgeon general as she opened two-day consortium on the topic.

  • April 10, 2014, USACR/Safety Center newsletter

    Apr 10, 2014

  • NCOs giving 'oak tree' counseling to benefit Soldiers

    Apr 14, 2014

    Army leaders are providing "under the oak tree" counseling, to improve their Soldier's health and resilience, said Col. Michael J. Talley, assistant deputy chief of staff, G-3/5/7, Army Medical Command.

  • Sexual Assault Awareness Month Activities

    Apr 10, 2014

    April marks Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM). During SAAM activists raise awareness about sexual violence and educate communities and individuals on how to prevent it. Join Army Community Services (ACS) and Family and MWR and help build awareness by participating in various activities!

  • 552nd MP Co. ensuring PSD ready to go

    Apr 10, 2014

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - A personal security detachment team, most commonly referred to as a PSD, has the awesome responsibility of protecting, escorting, and navigating battlefield leaders safely across the battlefield.

  • White Multimedia Images

    Jul 9, 2014

  • Volunteers celebrated as 'Helping Hands'

    Apr 10, 2014

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- Fort Sill's volunteer appreciation week concludes April 11 with the Helping Hands banquet and awards ceremony at the Patriot Club.

  • Leave UXOs alone

    Apr 11, 2014

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- Last year's heavy summer rains increased vegetation on Fort Sill, which may still obscure unexploded ordnance on the ground or partially buried on post range lands. This makes it all the more imperative to steer clear of this potential hazard.

  • The MICC Communicator

    Apr 10, 2014

    The April 2014 issue of The MICC Communicator is now available to download and viewable online.

  • Storm: Seek shelter in place

    Apr 10, 2014

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- May and June are normally Lawton's rainiest months of the year, and so often in this part of the country severe storms bring that rainfall along with the potential for large hail, damaging winds and lightning. This, of course, is further exacerbated when conditions spawn tornados.

  • ADA Soldiers 'master' Avenger training

    Apr 10, 2014

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- Most Soldiers are trained to be experts on their weapon system, but Soldiers in the Avenger Master Gunner Course, must be experts on training and safety, too.

  • Detroit Tigers Chapel Leader Speaks at Prayer Breakfast

    Apr 10, 2014

  • Test Package

    Apr 10, 2014

  • Fort Sill hosts Special Olympics

    Apr 10, 2014

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- Athletes from 30 different schools and organizations showed up to compete in the Great Plains Area Four Special Olympics April 4. Four hundred adult athletes took to the different events on Prichard Field and 100 athletes ages 3-7 years old played inside Honeycutt Fitness Center.

  • Fort Hood shooting victims honored at memorial ceremony

    Apr 11, 2014

    A memorial service for Sgt. 1st Class Daniel M. Ferguson, Staff Sgt. Carlos A. Lazaney-Rodriguez, and Sgt. Timothy W. Owens, who were killed in the April 2 shooting tragedy on Fort Hood, was held in front of the III Corps headquarters building April 9.

  • Soldiers compete in last Currahee Best Squad Competition

    Apr 10, 2014

    Six squads, each representing their respective battalion within the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), participated in the brigade's last Best Squad Competition, April 9, 2014, as a final show of which battalion is superior.

  • Senior Leaders Attend Executive Resilience Training

    Apr 10, 2014

    Hattiesburg, Miss. -- Senior leaders of the 158th Infantry Brigade recently attended the Comprehensive Soldier and Family Fitness (CSF2) Executive Resilience and Performance Course conducted in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.

  • New England Small Harbors Support Communities, the Nation

    Apr 10, 2014

    While the New England coastline represents a scant 7-percent of the total coastline in the United States it, according to a 2010 study conducted by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, contributes nearly 20-percent of the total national economic benefits for fisheries from "small ports and harbors with healthy commerce that positively impacts local communities" -- from goods and services to recreation and tourism; from dredging Federal navigation channels to partnering with stakeholders to engage in open environmental and regulatory public processes to identify and implement solutions.

  • ASC's LOGCAP support comes to an end in Iraq

    Apr 11, 2014

  • Female Engagement Teams Feedback Transcript

    Apr 14, 2014

  • Belvoir youth athletes train with the pros in football camp

    Apr 10, 2014

    One hundred Fort Belvoir youth football players developed their athletic skills with several National Football League players during the 2014 Steve Smith Pro Camp, sponsored by Proctor and Gamble, April 3 at Pullen Field.

  • Leader Development Assessment Course challenges Cadets, evaluates their potential

    Apr 11, 2014

    When the last graduation ceremony for Army ROTC's 2014 Leader Development Assessment Course concludes on Brooks Parade Field at Fort Knox, Ky., in August, this rite of passage will mark the end of LDAC's first iteration at its new home.

  • Multinational bonds are true badge of Schutzenschnur range

    Apr 10, 2014

    Events like the Schutzenschnur range and the Danish Contingency (DANCON) march, held on April 5, gives U.S. Soldiers a chance to bond with our multinational partners, while also building relationships on a personal level.

  • Belvoir WTB Soldiers build skills, confidence at air rifle clinic

    Apr 10, 2014

    Ten Fort Belvoir Warrior Transition Battalion Soldiers developed their skills with an air rifle target shooting clinic April 1 at Outdoor Recreation's Archery Range.

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