Archive: Jun 2014

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  • Public Health Command promotes sleep, activity, nutrition during Performance Triad kick-off week

    Jun 17, 2014

    More than 80 employees from the U.S. Army Public Health Command participated in a "Fun Run"--which consisted of a two-mile walk or five-kilometer run along the Edgewood Area of Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md.

  • Vicksburg District honors local STEM students and teachers

    Nov 30, -0001

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District recently commended local high school students and teachers from area schools that excelled in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) during the past school year. Col. John W. Cross, commander of the Vicksburg District, presented certificates of appreciation to the students and teachers at the District's annual awards ceremony held at the District's headquarters. Pictured left to right: Col. John Cross, commander, Vicksburg District; Terry Wong, Warren Central High School; Trevor Talbot, Vicksburg High School; Cassandra Farrish, Vicksburg High School; Jordan Locke, Porter's Chapel Academy; Frances Warren, Porter's Chapel Academy; Mattea Mobley, Warren Central High School, not shown.

  • Agreement reached for management of howitzer facility

    Jun 13, 2014

    Against the backdrop of two howitzers, a contract is signed for the managment of John "Bud" Neumann Artillery Integration Facility at Picatinny Arsenal, N.J.,which is used for integration and developmental activities for the M119A3 and M777A2 howitzers.

  • Cadets find their feet at Leader's Training Course

    Jun 13, 2014

    Leader's Training Course Cadets found themselves facing the first real test of their mettle Tuesday at the Dunnegan Team Development Course.

  • NTC and Fort Irwin celebrate Army's 239th birthday

    Jun 13, 2014

    The National Training Center and Fort Irwin celebrated the Army's 239th birthday on June 11, just a few days before training of a rotational brigade begins and ahead of the Army birthday June 14. The theme for this year's celebration is "America's Army: Our Profession." The Army Profession -- where military expertise, honorable service, esprit de corps, and stewardship are built on a foundation of trust -- strengthens the force through periods of transition, reinforces identity, and provides the critical foundation for the force.

  • Adaptive Sports About Attitude Says Wounded Arizona Soldier Participating in Army Warrior Trials

    Jun 13, 2014

    West Point, New York-Retired Army Sgt. 1st Class Betty Lehman admits her chances of making the 2014 Army Warrior Game team are slim, but that doesn't dampen one bit her determination and effort.

  • 31st ADA Brigade welcomes new commander

    Jun 12, 2014

    The 31st Air Defense Artillery Brigade held a change of command ceremony June 6 on Polo Field at Fort Sill.

  • Fleet footed folks enjoy 35th Annual 'Diamond Brigade' Run

    Jun 12, 2014

  • Bunny flop

    Jun 12, 2014

  • Field Artillery School commandant honored

    Jun 12, 2014

    The Fires Center of Excellence and the Lawton-Fort Sill community honored the outgoing Field Artillery School commandant and chief of FA with a retreat ceremony June 6, in front of McNair Hall.

  • New commander takes control of Reserve unit

    Jun 12, 2014

    After a busy two years that included two separate deployments to Kuwait and Honduras, the 48th Combat Support Hospital welcomed a new leader Sunday morning.

  • New caterer serving Patriot Club clientele

    Jun 12, 2014

    Caterer Angela Cox recently joined the Fort Sill Patriot Club staff. She brings a wealth of experience in customer service and catering.

  • Sill trainee seeks to change Nigerian social norms

    Jun 12, 2014

    Spc. Roseline Chiuwa, E Battery, 1st Battalion, 40th Field Artillery, is originally from Aba, Nigeria. She said her experiences in the United States will give hope to women in Nigeria for a better future. She will graduate Basic Combat Training June 13, 2014, at Fort Sill, Okla.

  • Policy helps commanders resolves issues

    Jun 12, 2014

    Commanders down to the battery level have a number of techniques, assets and or agencies available to use when problem solving within their commands.

  • IMCOM commander visits Fort Meade

    Jun 12, 2014

    Lt. Gen. David D. Halverson, the commanding general of Installation Management Command and assistant chief of staff for Installation Management, toured the installation Friday to meet with Fort Meade's military and civilian leaders.

  • Corvias opens community center at Fort Sill

    Jun 12, 2014

    Fort Sill celebrated the opening of Corvias Military Living's Old Cavarly Post Community Center June 4.

  • FLW USO surprises expectant Families

    Jun 12, 2014

    Expectant mothers were greeted by the USO's surprise Bundles and Boots Baby Shower as they entered through the General Leonard Wood Army Community Hospital's main doors the morning of June 4.

  • Basic Combat trainee earns three individual awards

    Jun 12, 2014

    A Basic Combat Training Soldier here hit a trifecta when he was selected as his unit's distinguished honor graduate, leadership award winner and scored highest in basic rifle marksmanship.

  • Veteran, Civilian reflects on service, continuing commitment to Soldiers

    Jun 12, 2014

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- When Allen Janssen was growing up, he had a very different expectation of what his future would hold. Boys who grew up in orphanages in the Republic of Korea in the 1960s and 1970s -- if they were not adopted as babies -- would most likely stay there until they turned 18. Then they were shipped to Seoul to start on-the-job training, and they were on their own. A twist of fate ensured Janssen would never have to find out what it would be like to grow up alone. When he was 10 years old, an American family from Nebraska made the decision to adopt him and change his life.

  • Pride Month speaker shares life experience

    Jun 12, 2014

    Halfway through her military career, during the era of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell," a Fort Leonard Wood Soldier realized she was gay. Now, as a command sergeant major and married, she is revealing her journey to living openly in the Army as a gay Soldier.

  • 'Red Dragon' tests equipment, skills for varied threats

    Jun 12, 2014

    Third Battalion, 13th Field Artillery trained on proper techniques and procedures for handling chemical, biological, radiation or nuclear (CBRN) threats May 27, at Fort Sill.

  • Active, Reserve and Guard train at Camp Gruber

    Jun 12, 2014

    Soldiers from 168th Brigade Support Battalion made their semi-annual trip to Camp Gruber, June 2-9, in eastern Oklahoma to use diversified training resources not available at Fort Sill.

  • USMC Detachment welcomes new top SNCO

    Jun 12, 2014

    The Marine Corps Detachment on Fort Leonard Wood held a Post and Relief ceremony welcoming Sgt. Maj. Jason Patrick as the new detachment sergeant major Friday at Nutter Field House.

  • Soldiers show their mettle during Strongest Warrior Competition

    Jun 12, 2014

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Heroes rose and stars were born at this year's Strongest Warrior Competition, which drew 32 entrants -- 29 men and three women -- who displayed their mettle Saturday at the Alex Duffy Fairgrounds in Watertown.

  • Gone fishin'

    Jun 12, 2014

    The Fort Jackson fishing derby attracted a large number of anglers to Semmes Lake June 7, 2014. In addition to fishing, the event offered clinics and children's activities.

  • Volunteerism ensures specialized grave markers installed by Memorial Day

    Jun 12, 2014

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Sometimes the quickest, most proficient way to get a tough project knocked out is with the help of a determined volunteer. Maj. Robert Ormsbee, activities officer for Fort Drum-Watertown Composite Squadron of the U.S. Civil Air Patrol, was looking for community service projects for his cadets when he discovered the post's Cultural Resources Program needed help with the installation of four bronze interpretive plaques mounted on a two-piece set of heavy granite stones.

  • Joint Munitions Command Hosts Senior Leader Forum

    Jun 13, 2014

    The U.S. Army's Joint Munitions Command hosted a Senior Leader Forum here, June 10--12, to discuss current mission operations and prioritize command improvement initiatives.

  • Soldiers volunteer for Operation Park Rescue

    Jun 12, 2014

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- "The patriot volunteer, fighting for country and his rights, makes the most reliable soldier on earth." -- Gen. Stonewall Jackson Similar to this passage, the patriot volunteer who selflessly serves his community can make the most reliable citizen on earth.

  • Symposium focuses on TBI

    Jun 12, 2014

    Fort Leonard Wood's first Traumatic Brain Injury Symposium, held Friday, spanned from telling attendees what TBI is to how technology plays a role in learning how to avoid them.

  • Cavalrymen earn Silver Spurs

    Jun 12, 2014

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Some 75 candidates from across 1st Squadron, 89th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (LI), set out earlier this month to earn their silver spurs during the unit's demanding 24-hour Spur Ride event on post.

  • Contracting officer credits MICC team for receiving Army small business award

    Jun 12, 2014

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO - FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- The skill of juggling two jobs at once has proven quite successful for a contracting officer at Fort Drum, N.Y., who recently earned Army recognition for his contracting efforts with America's small businesses.

  • Columbia Blowfish host military appreciation night

    Jun 12, 2014

    The Columbia Blowfish hosted a military appreciation night game against the Forest City Owls June 7, 2014, at Capital City Stadium. More than 2,800 Soldiers from Fort Jackson watched the Blowfish beat the Owls, 3-0.

  • Award recognizes Fort Drum as top performing shipper

    Jun 12, 2014

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- A tiny office on post responsible for millions of dollars each year in freight costs found its way into the spotlight last month. The U.S. Army Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command (SDDC), which is responsible for nearly all Defense Department transportation, singled out the post's Materiel Movement Section with the 2013 Shipper of Merit award for consistently submitting on-time and error-free data.

  • Mother, daughter receive Red Cross honors

    Jun 12, 2014

    Two Fort Jackson volunteers were recently recognized for their efforts by the American Red Cross.

  • Normandy

    Jun 12, 2014

  • Victory Week events set

    Jun 12, 2014

    Victory Week, a two-day event that begins with a postwide run at 6 a.m., will have military demonstrations, sporting events, an ironman physical fitness competition and a free concert featuring country music artist James Otto at 7 p.m., June 19.

  • Navy corpsmen conduct joint training at Fort Drum

    Dec 16, 2014

    About 90 Navy corpsmen and staff officers traveled to Fort Drum, N.Y., to conduct medical training alongside Soldiers and Airmen.

  • Division honors NCO induction tradition in Afghanistan

    Jun 12, 2014

    BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan -- It was fitting on the 70th anniversary of D-Day that Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, 10th Mountain Division (LI), paid tribute to the NCO Corps with the time-honored tradition of welcoming in 22 new sergeants during the noncommissioned officer induction ceremony here Friday.

  • Post hails 8-year old hero

    Jun 12, 2014

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- "For courageous and brave actions" are the first words in the citation of the 911 Hero Award that was presented to Jazlynn Weintraub on June 3. That may not sound out of place on a post with thousands of Soldiers who deploy year after year, but Jazlynn does not don the Army uniform every day -- she is an 8-year-old girl.

  • Briefing offers tips for newcomers

    Jun 12, 2014

    Post Newcomers Orientation takes place the first Wednesday of each month and includes presentations on topics such as employment readiness, Survivor Outreach Services, commissary hours and online information sources.

  • Civilians rescue worker, receive top Army safety award

    Jun 12, 2014

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Two Army Civilians were recognized for their quick thinking and heroic efforts that may have saved the life of a co-worker, during a special awards ceremony held Thursday at the Ammunition Surveillance building.

  • History comes alive in Fort Carson D-Day remembrance event

    Jun 12, 2014

    Fort Carson's "D-Day Remembered" living history event, organized by the 4th Infantry Division Museum and Colorado Military Historical Group, included live re-enactors in World War II era U.S. and German army uniforms, firepower demonstrations, vehicle displays and German and American encampments, June 6, 2014.

  • Joint Detention Group hosts 239th Army Birthday Ball

    Jun 12, 2014

    As guests entered, they were transported back to the nostalgic era of World War II. The evening customs performed during a tradition military banquet were strategically designed to pay homage to the 70th Anniversary of D-Day, as well as recognize all that the Army has accomplished since its birth 239 years ago.

  • Guard of Honour Inspection, London, England 10 June, 2014

    Jun 12, 2014

  • Vietnam War Vets honored at Twilight Tattoo

    Jun 12, 2014

    Vietnam veterans from across the country joined their host for the evening, the Honorable Brad Carson, Under Secretary of the Army, and watched Twilight Tattoo, a high energy military spectacular featuring Soldiers from the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) and the U.S. Army Band "Pershing's Own."

  • Cav Troops perfect tank operations day and night

    Jun 12, 2014

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Four M1A2 Abrams roll down separate paths, staying aligned with each other. Radio chatter filled with short, precise commands enables everyone to be on the same page. Crewmembers in the tracked machines fire the 120mm main gun, raining havoc on confirmed targets. Abram crews with Company D, 3rd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, completed their platoon qualification table, also known as Table XII, June 6, on Fort Hood, Texas.

  • One Soldier's recipe for success

    Nov 30, -0001

    Determination, dedication and perseverance are not only the ingredients needed for making a great Soldier, but also the recipe for a great Army cook. Pvt. Daniel Marte Pena, a food service specialist, knows those ingredients to success all to well.

  • One Soldier's recipe for success

    Jun 12, 2014

    Determination, dedication and perseverance are not only the ingredients needed for making a great Soldier, but also the recipe for a great Army cook. Pvt. Daniel Marte Pena, a food service specialist, knows those ingredients to success all to well.

  • Guardian angel helps ammunition plant employee save lives

    Jun 12, 2014

    McALESTER, Okla. -- A production machinery mechanic at McAlester Army Ammunition Plant has received the U.S. Army Safety Guardian Award for pulling three coworkers from a burning structure to safety.

  • Defreese assumes leadership of U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy

    Jun 12, 2014

    The U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy changed leadership June 10 when Command Sgt. Maj. Dennis Defreese assumed the responsibility as commandant from Command Sgt. Maj. Rory Malloy during a change of responsibility ceremony held in the Academy's Cooper Lecture Center, Fort Bliss, Texas. Lt. Gen. Kevin Mangum, Deputy Commanding General/Chief of Staff for U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, presided over the ceremony and gave remarks after the unit colors were passed between the outgoing and incoming commandants.

  • Shadow UAV a highlight of distinguished visitor day at Saber Strike

    Jun 12, 2014

    The Michigan National Guard Shadow Unmanned Aerial Vehicle was one of the highlights of the Saber Strike distinguished visitor day at Adazi Military Base in Latvia on June 12, 2014.

  • Soldiers prepare for new CBRNE mission

    Jun 12, 2014

    WESTOVER AIR RESERVE BASE, Mass.- Soldiers from Task Force 51 and Task Force 76 participated in the command and control, Chemical Biological Radiological Nuclear Response Element-Alpha Digital Command Post Exercise, here, June, 10-12.

  • Soldiers prepare for new CBRNE mission

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers from Task Force 51 and Task Force 76 participated in the command and control, Chemical Biological Radiological Nuclear Response Element-Alpha Digital Command Post Exercise, here, June, 10-12.

  • Elementary Students Share STEM Projects With CAAA

    Jun 12, 2014

    Representatives of Crane Army Ammunition Activity visited Clear Creek Elementary School, Bloomington, Indiana, May 16, 2014 to view student projects supported by the CAAA Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics program.

  • Eyepro: it's not just for the battlefield

    Jun 12, 2014

    Eyepro serves two very important roles when it comes to protecting our eyes. First and most obvious is the protection from trauma and ocular foreign bodies. Secondly, eyepro provides protection from harmful UV and blue light.

  • Driving hope

    Jun 12, 2014

    Local Soldiers provide support for Latvian orphanage

  • USARAF celebrates Army's 239th Birthday

    Jun 12, 2014

    U.S. Army Africa's Commanding General Maj. Gen. Darryl A. Williams; Command Sgt. Maj. Jeffery Stitzel along with the command's youngest Soldier Private 2 Brian Hollenbeck and the oldest Soldier Sgt. Maj. Anthony Young cut an Army Birthday cake during a celebration commemorating the Army's 239th birthday. The event was held on Caserma Ederle at the USARAF Headquarters, in Vicenza, Italy, on June 12.

  • USARAF connects with DA to ensure ready, resilient force

    Jun 12, 2014

    U.S. Army Africa's senior leaders participated in the Department of the Army's quarterly Ready and Resilient Campaign Senior Review Group video teleconferencing call June 11.

  • Putting out fires together

    Nov 30, -0001

    Making it a team effort is nothing new to firefighters who depend on each other when they are called to battle a fire. That same concept was on display Tuesday as the Camp Arifjan fire department welcomed some local Kuwait fire chiefs, directors and managers during a partnership tour.

  • Soldiers experience something new on Camp Arifjan

    Nov 30, -0001

    When most Soldiers think of sports played with a bat and a ball, the first ones that come to mind are baseball or softball. However, on Camp Arifjan June 7-10 a new sporting vernacular was offered up: cricket, not the annoying bug that keeps some of us awake at night with their incessant noise.

  • Grandson, community honor 'First Team' Medal of Honor trooper's sacrifice with Valor Walk

    Jun 13, 2014

    It was 64 years ago in 1950, when John Peña's grandfather, Master Sgt. Mike C. Peña, the platoon leader with Company F, 5th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division, paid the ultimate sacrifice near Waegwan, Korea, as he held back advancing North Korean Soldiers to save his troops.

  • Retired General and Sergeant Major of the Army visit 1st Signal Brigade

    Jun 12, 2014

    Soldiers, noncommissioned officers, officers and leadership of the 1st Signal Brigade and its 41st Signal Battalion held a leadership professional development event at the USAG Yongsan multi-purpose theater facility June 6.

  • Legendary Korean War veteran visits battlefield after 63 years

    Jun 13, 2014

    Retired Col. Ramon M. Padilla, a Korean War veteran, visited Hill 296 in Yeoju, South Korea, June 5, 2014, to reminisce about his participation in a battle there 63 years ago.

  • Staffs held high to honor change of responsibility and command in 2CAB

    Jun 12, 2014

    In the past two months, Soldiers from several companies and battalions across the 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade 2nd Infantry Division put those traditions on display. At the peak season of Soldier transition across the Korean peninsula, these units held several change of command and responsibility ceremonies honoring their outgoing and incoming commanding officers and senior noncommissioned officers. Of all ceremonies held during this time period, Soldiers stood tall in final deference to their brigade's top leaders in two culminating ceremonies ending another chapter of the brigade's history, and beginning another. One ceremony was held to honor the outgoing senior enlisted advisor of 2nd CAB 2nd Inf. Div., Sgt. Maj. Lourdes Berrios-Powell of San Juan, Puerto Rico, June 4. On the following day, a ceremony was held to honor the outgoing Brigade commander of 2nd CAB, Col. Walter T. Rugen of Onalaska, Wis. This would mark the completion to the extensive changeover of leadership across the board in the 2nd CAB.

  • Task Force 51 prepares to hand off control of emergency management mission

    Nov 30, -0001

    For the past five years, Task Force 51, headquartered at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, has been responsible for command and control of the Chemical, Biological, Nuclear Response mission the Department of Defense has in place. Over the next few months, TF 51 is scheduled to finalize their transition of control of the mission to Task Force 76, based out of Salt Lake City, in October.

  • PRMC Congratulate the Newest Air Assault Graduates

    Jun 13, 2014

  • TF76 prepares for emergency response mission

    Nov 30, -0001

    In the small town of Chicopee, Massachusetts, Army units from all over the country gathered at the Air Force Reserve Complex here June 10-12, in preparation for Vibrant Response 14, an annual training event that measures federal forces response during a simulated catastrophic chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear or explosive event.

  • Armed Services YMCA brings the 50's to Fairbanks

    Jun 11, 2014

    In the still of the night, fathers and daughters found a way to beat the summertime blues. With dads slipping on their blue suede shoes and daughters decked out in Chantilly lace there was a whole lotta shakin' goin' on at the hop, the Fairbanks Armed Services YMCA's annual father-daughter gala, held at the Pioneer Park, June 7, 2014.

  • Paratrooper memorial unveiled in Normandy

    Dec 15, 2014

    Officials of the Normandy town of Sainte-Mère-Église, France, added a new monument to their town center June 8, 2014, memorializing the paratroopers who lost their lives in the fight for their freedom.

  • 8th TSC troops prepare for Pacific Theater Humanitarian Assistance Survey Team mission

    Jun 12, 2014

    More than half the people in the world call the Pacific region home, and history reflects extremely high odds that each of their lives will be impacted in some way by a natural disaster. Typhoons, tsunamis, earthquakes, cyclones, floods and mudslides characterize the region's past and realistically loom over its future, creating a constant need for readiness and partnership across the massive theater. "At the most basic level we're all humans, and we want to be prepared and able to help other humans in distress," said Col. John Ellis, the officer in charge of the 8th Theater Sustainment Command's newly-formed Humanitarian Assistance Survey Team.

  • CLEF brings community leaders to SMDC

    Jun 16, 2014

    SMDC hosts Community Leadership Engagement Forum

  • Next command sergeant major arrives at Space brigade

    Jun 17, 2014

    The 1st Space Brigade had a change of responsibility ceremony June 6. Command Sgt. Maj. Norriel Fahie

  • August is antiterrorism awareness month

    Jun 11, 2014

    SMDC stresses importance of awareness

  • Air Force Ammunition Audit Done atTooele Army Depot

    Jun 11, 2014

    Tooele Army Depot (TEAD) hosted the U.S. Air Force Audit Team and HQ's Joint Munitions Command (JMC) Inventory Chief, 2-5 June, for a floor-to-book and book-to-floor testing at Tooele.

  • June 11 Knowledge newsletter

    Jun 11, 2014

  • C-4 Submarine Launched Missile Storage

    Jun 16, 2014

    Tooele Army Depot moved 1st, 2nd and 3rd stage C-4 submarine launched ballistic missile motors from storage to Dugway Proving Ground, Dugway, Utah.

  • ARIBO drives acceptance of automated vehicles at SmartAmerica Challenge

    Jun 11, 2014

    Applied Robotics for Installations and Base Operations (ARIBO) was one of 24 teams to present the findings of automated technology testing during the SmartAmerica Challenge Summit, June 11, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. The day prior to the summit, Team ARIBO also took part in a special preview event at the White House in preparation for the SmartAmerica Challenge. The team was one of only three selected.

  • Community members compete in annual Cardboard Regatta

    Jun 11, 2014

    Ten custom-built sailing vessels, all handcrafted of cardboard and duct tape, took to the waters of Fort Belvoir's North Post Pool to compete in the Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation's annual Cardboard Regatta, Saturday. Each ship's crew, consisting of a single pilot or a captain and first mate team, launched their vessels in the shallows and raced the length of the pool to claim prizes and have a lot of fun. Participants spent anywhere from one or two days to several weeks constructing their unique vessels and preparing for the perilous crossing that consistently draws a large turnout to the Family-centered event.

  • Library's Summer Reading Program encourages children to turn pages

    Jun 11, 2014

    The Van Noy Library is encouraging children to spend the summer reading, and they're offering a few perks to further sweeten the deal through the Summer Reading Program. The library, in a partnership with the Department of Defense, is offering students a reading log that children can fill out and return for prizes. This year's theme is Paws, based on Rocket the dog from the popular children's book, "Rocket Learns to Read."

  • ACS introduces 'Got Balance?' program

    Jun 11, 2014

    The Family Readiness Group roundtable met June 6 to introduce its new "Got Balance?" resilience program. The program will help Soldiers and their Families build resilience using 14 core Master Resilience Training skills. Carol Janer, Mobilization and Deployment Readiness Program manager and Laureen Dupree, Employee Readiness Program manager, presented the new program at the FRG Roundtable.

  • AER exceeds $160,000 goal

    Jun 11, 2014

    Toni Cuttino, Army Emergency Relief Officer, couldn't control her excitement, June 5, as she thanked the community over and over for pushing the 2014 Army Emergency Relief Campaign over its goal of $160,000.

  • USO, Giant Food team up for Supermarket Sweep on Belvoir

    Jun 11, 2014

    Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Susan Highsmith wanted to make sure she beat the long lines, so she was there bright and early at the USO Warehouse on Fort Belvoir for the Supermarket Sweep put on by the USO and Giant Food, June 4. The Naval Reservist from Space and Naval War Systems Command 366, arrived more than two hours before the event's start and was the first in line among the crowd of several hundred servicemembers, spouses and Family members gathered to watch as Giant Food presented a check of $100,000 to the USO and 17,000 Snack Packs to be delivered to local military Families as part of an annual grocery giveaway.

  • HHC 165th Quartermasters deactivated in ceremony

    Jun 11, 2014

    Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 165th Quartermaster Group, retired its colors to the Center of Military History in Washington, D.C., following a casing of the colors deactivation ceremony, Saturday, at the U.S. Army Reserve Center.

  • Fort Belvoir police support Special Olympics, Torch Run

    Jun 11, 2014

    Freddie Florentz has long been a believer in the Special Olympics and not even two surgically replaced hips were going to stop the Fort Belvoir Police Department captain from showing just how much. Florentz, a former military policeman who spent 22 years in the Army before retiring as a first sergeant, was among the 15 or so runners from Fort Belvoir who took part in the Virginia Law Enforcement Torch Run to benefit Special Olympics Virginia, June 5.

  • Davison Army Airfield hosts mass helicopter exercise

    Jun 11, 2014

    It was a sight rarely seen at Davison Army Airfield, June 4, as 24 Lakota and Blackhawk helicopters took off from the base at the same time for a one-hour tour of restricted air space over Washington, D.C. The Army Air Operations Group, 12th Aviation Battalion, organized the flight exercise that was a practice for a mass event in the D.C. area for pilots, passengers, maintenance and ground crews, and air traffic controllers at Davison. The fleet was made up of Lakota, Blackhawk UH-72 and Blackhawk VH-60 aircraft. It would be the last time Davison would see the Lakota and VH-60 aircraft fly at the field, as those aircraft are being sent to Fort Rucker, Ala. to be placed in museums and training programs. They will be replaced by Blackhawk UH-70 aircraft.

  • Warrior Challenge 2014 Soldier and NCO of the Year competition

    Jun 12, 2014

    The 2014 U.S. Army Pacific Warrior Challenge (WC14) began with 17 professional Soldiers competing against one another in hopes of earning the title of USARPAC Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year.

  • Spotlight on…Master Sgt. Peter J. Miller

    Jun 12, 2014

    Spotlight on…Master Sgt. Peter J. Miller, 920th Contingency Contracting Battalion, Rock Island Arsenal, Ill.

  • Army Reserve Cooks get back on the line

    Jun 11, 2014

    U.S. Army Reserve food service specialists from different units across the country came together to make up the food service team of Task Force Wolf at Fort Knox, Ky., to support Cadet Summer Training (CST).

  • Program offers partially paid break from Army

    Jun 12, 2014

    The Career Intermission Pilot Program will provide some Soldiers an opportunity to take a sabbatical-type break from the Army to pursue other interests.

  • 409th Contracting Support Brigade supports Rochambeau 2014

    Jun 12, 2014

    Contracting officers were on hand in Mourmelon and Mailley, France, providing contracting support for a Rochambeau 2014.

  • Campbell to class of 2014: Build a force that nations everywhere will respect

    Jun 13, 2014

    Vice Chief of Staff of the Army General John Campbell linked the strategic achievement of D-Day to his expectations for The War College Class of 2014, in his commencement remarks to students, families, faculty, and friends at Carlisle Barracks, Pa., June 6, 2014.

  • Hannon rolls into Hot Rod Power Tour

    Jun 12, 2014

    ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Ill. -- The rumble of thousands of car engines will be heard loud and clear June 12 as the 20th Annual Hot Rod Power Tour makes a stop for a night at the Isle of Capri, Bettendorf, Iowa. At least one member of ACC-RI is already geared up and waiting for the opening flag to drop on the event.

  • ACC historian provides interactive D-Day history lesson

    Jun 11, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Army Contracting Command employees got to experience a portion of the D-Day airborne assault through an interactive program presented by the command historian.

  • Distracted driving: an Armywide hazard

    Jun 11, 2014

    In January 2014, the U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center released a 19-question survey tailored specifically for respondents to report their perceptions of distracted driving, awareness of hazards and potential legal implications, and whether they have knowingly participated in any activity that distracted them while driving. A random sample of 1,099 Soldiers was selected for the survey, and some findings are outlined below.

  • Paying tribute to a faithful battle buddy

    Jun 11, 2014

    A memorial ceremony honored a military working dog, who was a member of the Fort Irwin Police Department, May 28. The service paid tribute to Kyra, who died from cancer in March. Kyra, a Dutch shepherd, was 9 years old and handled by Sgt. Jonathan Drake, police officer with Department of the Army here. Kyra arrived to Fort Irwin in April 2008 after completing training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas, and began serving with Drake in September 2010.

  • Public Health Command employee enjoys unique opportunities in leadership development program

    Jun 17, 2014

    Jessica Brockmeyer is one of only 63 civilians from across the Department of Defense to complete the prestigious Executive Leadership Development Program, or ELDP. The program provides participants with a joint and interagency training and leader development experience.

  • AMC band inspires at Madison Music Camp

    Jun 11, 2014

    MADISON, Ala. (June 9, 2014) -- This year at band camp, the U.S. Army Materiel Command band's Sonic Fusion performed to inspire musicianship among students June 9 at James Clemens High School in Madison, Alabama.

  • 101st Sustainment Brigade Change of Command

    Nov 30, -0001

    FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. - Col. Charles R. Hamilton relinquished command of the 101st Sustainment Brigade "Lifeliners," 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), to Col. Kimberly J. Daub during a change of command ceremony, June 10, 2014.

  • Natick researchers mentor high school robotics team

    Jun 11, 2014

    NATICK, Mass. (June 11, 2014) -- When the Natick High School robotics team was approached by the town's fire department in March 2012 to develop a remotely operated vehicle, or ROV, that could assist in search and rescue dives, they first turned to the Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center for technical expertise and guidance on their project.

  • 101st Sustainment Brigade Brick Laying Memorial Ceremony

    Jun 12, 2014

    The 101st Sustainment Brigade "Lifeliners," 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), hosted a Memorial Brick Laying Ceremony, June 9, 2014, to honor and pay tribute to their fallen comrades.

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