Archive: Jun 2014

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  • Dismounted Infantrymen assault objective in bunker-busting exercise

    Nov 30, -0001

    Infantrymen from 3rd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, rehearsed dismounting and assaulting an objective June 11, while M2A3 Bradley crewmen completed Gunnery Table IX at Fort Hood, Texas. Infantrymen used terrain and tactical vehicles to advance through simulated hostile forces and clear a bunker.

  • Tankers earn their steak and eggs

    Nov 30, -0001

    Forty-four tankers earned the traditional steak-and-eggs meal after successfully completing several tank gunnery tables in May.

  • Italian defense chief honors America's fallen

    Jun 25, 2014

    Adm. Luigi Binelli Mantelli, chief of Italy's defense staff, participated in an Armed Forces Full Honors Wreath Laying ceremony with Maj. Gen Jeffery S. Buchanan, U.S. Army Military District of Washington commanding general, at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery.

  • Tripler offers Back to School Physicals on Saturdays

    Jun 30, 2014

    Tripler Army Medical Center's Family Medicine Clinic is offering Saturday School & Sports Physicals and Immunizations July 19 and 26 from 8 am to 1 pm for Tripler Family Medicine Clinic enrollees ages four to 18.

  • About the JAGC

    Jun 26, 2014

    No matter the level of command to which assigned, judge advocates have several roles. They are counselors, advocates, and trusted advisors to commanders and Soldiers. They are Soldiers, leaders, and subject matter experts in all of the core legal disciplines. In every aspect of their professional lives, judge advocates serve the Army and the Nation with their expertise, dedication, and selflessness.

  • Day 2 of Army Sustainment Command Best Warrior Competition pushes participants to the limits

    Jun 26, 2014

  • Climate controllers: course teaches Soldiers how to keep it cool in summer, warm in winter

    Jun 25, 2014

    FORT LEE, Va. (June 25, 2014) -- Soldiers who have sought relief from the hot desert heat of Iraq or the mountain cold of Afghanistan, and found it in some temperature-controlled shelter, probably never stopped to ponder the working origins of their comforts.

  • 4th BCT shows appreciation to Vernon Parish Chambers of Commerce

    Jun 25, 2014

    The Vernon Parish Chamber of Commerce welcomed Col. Mario Diaz and Command Sgt. Maj. Noe Salinas to their luncheon on June 10th, 2015. Col. Diaz reflected on his time in command, spoke about the Soldiers of the Patriot Brigade Combat Team and their accomplishments, and thanked the Chamber for their unwavering support during his time in command.

  • Maj. Gen. Bingham takes command of TACOM

    Jun 25, 2014

    WARREN, Mich. -- In a formal ceremony held this morning at the Detroit Arsenal, Maj. Gen. Gwen Bingham took over as the commander of the U.S. Army TACOM Life Cycle Management Command (LCMC), succeeding outgoing commander Maj. Gen. Michael J. Terry.

  • Spartan Scout is USARPAC's 'Best Warrior' NCO

    Aug 26, 2014

    the Last Frontier is home to the Army's top noncommissioned officer in the Pacific Theater.

  • New clinical recommendations to treat sleep problems following a concussion released

    Jun 26, 2014

    The Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center has released new clinical recommendations and support tools to assist in the identification and treatment of a sleep disturbance occurring in patients after a concussion (mild traumatic brain injury or mTBI). The suite of products assists health care providers in the identification of a sleep problem and provides recommendations for its treatment.

  • 82nd jumps into JFE VUL

    Jun 26, 2014

  • Navy Rear Admiral gives pep talk to future military attaches

    Jun 25, 2014

    Rear Admiral Douglas Venlet, the Navy's senior Foreign Area Officer, says that "FAOs don't kick in the door, we open it from the inside, " while speaking to more than 140 multi-service members and their spouses who attended a week-long Joint Foreign Area Officer Course at the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center from June 9 to 14.

  • Legal Assistance

    Jun 26, 2014

    Legal assistance is the provision of personal civil legal services to Soldiers, their dependents, and other eligible personnel. The mission of the Army Legal Assistance Program is to assist those eligible for legal assistance with their personal legal affairs quickly and professionally. The program assists eligible people by meeting their needs for help and information on legal matters and resolving their personal legal problems whenever possible. The legal assistance mission ensures that Soldiers have their personal legal affairs in order before deploying.

  • International & Operational Law

    Jun 26, 2014

    International law is the application of international agreements, U.S. and foreign law, and customs related to military operations and activities. Operational law is the body of domestic, foreign, and international law that directly affects the conduct of military operations.

  • Contract & Fiscal Law

    Jun 26, 2014

    Contract law is the application of domestic and international law to the acquisition of goods, services, and construction.

  • Claims

    Jun 26, 2014

    The Army claims program investigates, processes, adjudicates, and settles certain claims on behalf of and against the United States worldwide.

  • Administrative & Civil Law

    Jun 27, 2014

    Administrative and civil law is that body of law containing the statutes, regulations, and judicial decisions that govern the establishment, functioning, and command of military organizations as well as the duties of military organizations and installations with regard to civil authorities.

  • Maintainers add night driving certification to enhance support operations

    Jun 25, 2014

    In the early hours of June 20, soldiers of Company A, 703rd Brigade Support Battalion, known as the Maintain Battalion of 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, drove on a moonless night with only the light of the stars and the dim green glow of night vision goggles to see their way.

  • Garrison hosts first-ever change of command

    Jun 25, 2014

    Friends, family, service members, civilians and retirees converged on Daenner Kaserne's NCO Field to honor outgoing commander Col. Bryan D. DeCoster and welcome Col. G. Shawn Wells during the first-ever U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz Change of Command ceremony June 25.

  • 188x100

    Jun 25, 2014

  • Army dentists fight uphill battle against sugar

    Jun 26, 2014

    Sugar is being called "the new tobacco." Its many forms have been linked to the increasing rates of diabetes, heart disease, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, and other chronic diseases in the U.S.

  • Test on size of graphic 196x175

    Jun 25, 2014

  • Best in Europe, Hard Rock Diner strives for health

    Jun 25, 2014

    Army chow has been the butt of many jokes over the years, from hardtack during the Civil War to tin canned peaches in the 1940s and, more recently: Meals, Ready-to-Eat.

  • Picatinny 'Speed Bag' resupplies Soldiers with less equipment damage

    Jun 25, 2014

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. -- Soldiers who are pinned down in firefights with the enemy often rely on life-saving airdrops to resupply their ammunition, food, water and medical supplies. A new system, called the Enhanced Speed Bag, standardizes the airdrop resupply method with greatly reduced damage to supplies, thus saving money and supplying Soldiers more efficiently.

  • Help is available if moving this summer

    Jun 25, 2014

    The Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command wants to remind service members, civilians and their families how to get help, if needed, during a permanent change of station move this summer.

  • 5th Signals Cyber STEM Program Graduates Five

    Jun 25, 2014

    WIESBADEN, Germany (June 4, 2014) -- Five new graduates of 5th Signal Command's Cyber STEM Initiative (CSI)-Europe were honored during a graduation ceremony held at 5th Signal Command headquarters.

  • Commander Unveils His Plan Town-"Hall" Style

    Jun 25, 2014

    WIESBADEN, Germany (June 18, 2014) -- Nearly 200 Soldiers and Civilians with 5th Signal Command gathered for a town-hall meeting at the Flyers Theater here on Clay Kaserne to hear the unit's newest commander unveil his future plans for the organization. This was following a similar meeting with the U.S. Army Europe/G6 workforce on June 11.

  • New acting ARDEC director keeps same warfighter focus

    Jun 25, 2014

    A continued steady focus on supporting the Warfighter is one of the key guideposts for Picatinny Arsenal's largest organization as it moves forward. That is one of the bedrock principles expressed by Barbara Machak, acting director of the Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center, or ARDEC.

  • 4th Brigade Combat Team, Change of Command Award Ceremony

    Jun 25, 2014

    U.S. Army Col. Mario Diaz and Command Sgt. Maj. Noe Salinas, outgoing command team, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division receive the Legion of Merit for their service as commander and command sergeant major from December 11, 2011 to June19, 2014 at Fort Polk's headquarters building on June 19, 2014.

  • SDDC's 838th Transportation Battalion and its company assists with 12 CAB retrograde

    Jun 25, 2014

    It has been more than two decades since Army helicopters have landed at the port of Bremerhaven but recently, an influx of retrograding aircraft from Afghanistan landed here with a battalion in place to receive, prepare and safely load them onto a vessel for their trip back home.

  • 'T-Patchers' greet new commander, say farewell to seasoned leader

    Jun 25, 2014

    CAMP MABRY, Texas - The proud servicemen and women of the Texas Army National Guard gather with their unit flags, streamers and guidons on the Camp Mabry parade field in Austin, Texas, to welcome a new commander of the 36th Infantry Division and bid farewell to a seasoned leader during a change of command and pass in review ceremony June 21, 2014.

  • Soldiers learn fitness fundamentals with master fitness trainer course

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers from the 21st Theater Sustainment Command and other organizations throughout Germany received in depth physical readiness training through the Master Fitness Trainer course hosted in the Kaiserslautern Military Community May 29 - June 26.

  • C4ISR Health Expo

    Jun 25, 2014

  • USACA-E says goodbye to Mannheim partners

    Nov 30, -0001

    Twenty-two people from the German Prison Mannheim and the German Police Mannheim visited the U.S. Army Regional Correctional Facility June 3 to say farewell to a long-lasting relationship as the facility is scheduled to be closed by the end of the year.

  • 709th MP Bn. upholds D-Day tradition

    Nov 30, -0001

    The 709th Military Police Battalion, 18th MP Brigade held its annual D-Day Challenge to commemorate the sacrifices of the original D-Day service members.

  • Soldiers' guide to Ramadan

    Nov 30, -0001

    The holy month of Ramadan is a time of fasting, prayer and charity for Muslims. As they prepare to observe the practices of Ramadan, Soldiers stationed in the Middle East must be mindful of how their actions may be perceived by Muslims during this time.

  • 16th SB conducts logistical training in Poland

    Nov 30, -0001

    The U.S. Army sent 30 Soldiers to Poland in late March to help train soldiers from the Polish Land Forces in logistical operations during Bagram XV, an exercise held here at the Polish Army International Training Center.

  • Knight's Brigade in the box - Part I: Torch Party

    Nov 30, -0001

    Dawn had broken and the fog still lingered two feet above the ground when Soldiers from the 21st Theater Sustainment Command's 16th Sustainment Brigade, or Knight's Brigade, rolled their first convoy down to the Hohenfels Training Area to establish their field headquarters the morning of Apr 28.

  • Knight's Brigade in the box - Part II: EAS draw

    Nov 30, -0001

    During the past two weeks, the 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division took possession of the European Activity Set - a large lot of vehicles to outfit a heavy brigade combat team - in preparation for a two-month training period in Europe.

  • Knight's Brigade in the box - Part 3: Establish HQ

    Nov 30, -0001

    Tucked away in a corner of the Hohenfels Training Area woods next to Camp Albertshof, the 16th Sustainment Brigade's, or "Knight's Brigade," 18th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion field headquarters lies behind rows of razor wire and sand bag bunkers.

  • 624th Soldiers work with Moldovan troops

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers from the Kaiserslautern, Germany-based 39th Transportation Battalion, 16th Sustainment Brigade, 21st Theater Sustainment Command, traveled to Moldova with Airmen from the Air Force 435th Air Mobility Squadron based out of Ramstein Airbase, Germany to send Moldovan troops to the Kosovo Training Ground.

  • Civilian Spotlight: Getting to know Ryan B. Simms

    Jun 25, 2014

    Civilian Spotlight: Getting to know Ryan B. Simms

  • Arctic warriors summit North America's highest point, put Army gear to the test

    Jun 25, 2014

    Five paratroopers from the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, along with one Soldier from the Army's Northern Warfare Training Center, and two Soldiers from the Vermont Army National Guard, scaled the highest point in North America by reaching the summit of Mount McKinley, Alaska, June 15, 2014.

  • Camp Zama health care clinic achieve recognition for healthcare

    Jun 24, 2014

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (June 25, 2014) -- The Family Practice Clinic at BG Crawford F. Sams U.S. Army Health Clinic, Camp Zama holds the highest level of recognition according to the National Commission on Quality Assurance (NCQA), as a Patient Centered Medical Home.

  • Atterbury-Muscatatuck Hosts 2014 Army National Guard Senior Enlisted Professional Development Worksh

    Jun 24, 2014

  • Atterbury-Muscatatuck Hosts 2014 Army National Guard Senior Enlisted Professional Development Works

    Nov 30, -0001

    Over 60 senior enlisted representatives from nearly every state and territory in the United States and the District of Columbia attended the 2014 Army National Guard Senior Enlisted Professional Development Workshop at Atterbury-Muscatatuck in Edinburgh, Indiana. The focus of the conference was to build a better National Guard in the face of challenges to the nation and its military forces. Those in attendance to talk with the Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond Chandler who attended the conference as a guest speaker. Also available in high definition.

  • Pacific-based Army harbormaster troops return from nine-month CENTCOM mission

    Jun 24, 2014

    JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Hawaii - Army watercraft plays a critical role throughout the world, and Pacific based elements contribute to operations as far away as the U.S. Central Command's area of responsibly including countries in the Middle East, North Africa, and Central Asia.

  • Take precautions during summer

    Jun 24, 2014

    The temperature in Georgia can average in the 80s in the summer, according to the Weather Channel, and while the summertime takes more people outdoors for fun activities, especially sports -- it's important to not forget about taking safety precautions.

  • 789th EOD succumbs to 2/58, 13-3

    Jun 24, 2014

    The 2nd Battalion, 58th Infantry Regiment, got a quick start by scoring 11 runs in the first two innings and crushing 789th Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company 13-3.

  • Huntsville Center attorney recognized as a "Superstar Contracting Professional" by NCMA

    Jun 24, 2014

  • Commentary: 2-minute warning

    Jun 24, 2014

    The United States World Cup soccer team was seconds away June 22 from moving into the knockout round of the World Cup, until Michael Bradley mishandled the ball and handed Portugal the goal that resulted in a 2-2 tie.

  • High schools: What parents should know

    Jun 24, 2014

    Parents of high schoolers at Fort Benning have many options in the Chattahoochee Valley when it comes to enrolling their children in school. To help make the process easier, the Bayonet and Saber has featured information on each of the public high schools in the area. Our staff hopes these overviews have been informative and useful.

  • ScreamFree Parenting classes start July 9

    Jun 24, 2014

    The Family Advocacy Program's New Parent Support Program is offering a more gentle approach to child rearing with its free eight-week series, ScreamFree Parenting.

  • Fort Benning battles bugs during summer months

    Jun 24, 2014

    Hot summer days and frequent afternoon and evening thunderstorms can provide optimum conditions for pests, such as mosquitoes and ticks, to increase in numbers.

  • Ride Across USA travels to support charity

    Jun 24, 2014

    The Ride Across USA team is cycling across the United States and will arrive in Columbus July 5 on its quest to raise awareness and funds for Hope for the Warriors to benefit wounded Soldiers and military Families.

  • First Chilean soldier earns Ranger tab

    Jun 24, 2014

    The June 20 graduation of Ranger School Class 6-14 marked an historic occasion, as for the first time, a Chilean soldier was among the Rangers earning their Ranger tab.

  • Why I Serve: Lieutenant colonel says Army needs diversity

    Jun 24, 2014

    Of the more than 12,200 Armor and Infantry officers, more than 10,100 identify themselves as non-Hispanic whites, meaning there are just over 2,100 minority officers serving in the two branches. This places the percentage of minority officers in the two branches at just over 17 percent. In Why I Serve, Bayonet & Saber will highlight the stories of some of these minority officers at Fort Benning to share their experiences as a minority Soldier and to get their perspective on how more minorities can obtain leadership roles.

  • Amputee graduates from Sniper School

    Jun 24, 2014

    After an improvised explosion device severed Sgt. Joseph Mille's right leg in Afghanistan two years ago, the thought of returning to civilian life was unacceptable for him.

  • New commander assumes 316th Cavalry Brigade post

    Jun 24, 2014

    Soldiers, Family members and civilians assembled June 20 as Col. William Thigpen assumed command of the 316th Cavalry Brigade from Col. David Davidson during a ceremony on Brave Rifles Field at Harmony Church here.

  • Vanguard Brigade declares war on excess

    Jun 24, 2014

    The scenery outside the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, headquarters has drastically changed since the Vanguard Brigade declared war on excess.

  • Leadership program broadens employees' knowledge of themselves, Army Corps of Engineers

    Jun 25, 2014

    While its primary learning objectives revolve around understanding individual strengths and building leadership skills, Huntsville Center's Level II Leadership Development Program also strives to expand employees' knowledge about the organization -- not just the Center, but the entire Army Corps of Engineers.

  • Eustis paramedic: 50 years of learning

    Jun 24, 2014

    Barry Johnson, a paramedic assigned to Fort Eustis, Va., Emergency Medical Services, has been working in the emergency medical service field for 50 years.

  • New law allows courts to create veterans divisions

    Jun 24, 2014

    Three pieces of Georgia legislation affecting Soldiers go into effect July 1, with the most notable of the three creating specialized veterans court divisions.

  • MRMC Commander visits Tripler

    Jun 24, 2014

    The Commanding General for the U.S. Army Medical Research and Material Command (MRMC), Maj. Gen. Joseph Caravalho Jr., paid a visit to Tripler Army Medical Center (TAMC) to give a brief to TAMC staff on advancing medicine for the warfighter, June 23, 2014 at Kyser Auditorium.

  • ASC Best Warrior competition underway at Rock Island Arsenal

    Jun 26, 2014

  • RiverCenter: 2014-2015 season

    Jun 24, 2014

    See the upcoming shows for the 2014-2015 season at the RiverCenter for the performing arts.

  • AMC garners Combined Logistics Excellence Awards

    Jul 15, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The Chief of Staff of the Army announced the winners of the Combined Logistics Excellence Awards June 20, with the U.S. Army Materiel Command garnering six awards.

  • TRADOC team increases access to mobile learning

    Jun 24, 2014

    Putting training in the hands of Soldiers anytime and anywhere they may be is the focus of a U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command project office here.

  • Department of the Army Headquarters G-3/5/7 Division Chief recognized for Excellence in Big Data

    Jun 24, 2014

    U.S. Army Lt. Col. (P) William M (Bobby) Saxon, Receives 2014 GOVTek Government Technology Research Alliance (GTRA) Executive Technology Award

  • USSTRATCOM commander visits SMDC

    Jul 7, 2014

    Navy Adm. Cecil D. Haney, USSTRATCOM commander, receives command overview, meets key members

  • Old Friends Reunite and Raise the Stakes at 2014 Army Warrior Trials

    Jun 24, 2014

    Retired Army Sgt. 1st Class Ben Trescott (left) and retired Capt. Frank Barroquiero settle a tie-breaker at the 2014 U.S. Army Warrior Trials at the U.S. Army Military Academy, West Point, N.Y.

  • ROTC Cadets assist with disaster relief in Bosnia

    Jun 25, 2014

    Army ROTC cadets were diverted from their Cultural Understanding and Language Proficiency program, to Bosnia to help provide disaster relief after the country was devastated by historic flooding

  • U.S. Army Alaska celebrates 239 years of history at Army Birthday Ball

    Jun 24, 2014

    Before the American colonies even made their declaration of independence, the Second Continental Congress gathered together in Philadelphia 239 years ago to formally create a standing Army.

  • AWTC helps enhance operational readiness

    Nov 30, -0001

    The Asymmetric Warfare Training Center is a facility that was built to support the Army's Asymmetric Warfare Group's mission to identify capability gaps and provide rapid solution development within various complex operational environments. Solutions can range from adding a piece of equipment to a kit or developing tactics, techniques and procedures. These operational environments can vary by region and can entail challenges as diverse as subterranean conditions to the destructive impacts of a natural disaster. The AWTC is also a venue that provides tailor-made training scenarios and environments for the AWG, the Army and Joint Forces, and other government organizations.

  • Army Staff Sgt. Chanda Gaeth trains to compete in the wheelchair racing event at the 2014 Army Warri

    Nov 30, -0001

    Retired Army Staff Sgt. Chanda Gaeth is one of the more seasoned wheelchair racers at today's training with three years of competition under her belt. "There is so much prep time involved in racing," she explained as she dabbed her racing gloves with klister, a special kind of tacky to provide friction on the wheels. Gaeth first began wheelchair racing when she was training for her first Warrior Games in 2012 and needed to add a sport to her roster. She now participates in wheelchair racing, cycling, swimming, shot put and discus and has won gold medals at all three of Warrior Games she attended.

  • Department of Veterans Affairs commemorates GI Bill 70th Anniversary

    Jun 25, 2014

    The Department of Veterans Affairs commemorated the 70th Anniversary of the GI Bill, originally the Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944, at George Washington University, in Washington, D.C., June 23, 2014.

  • PEWARS: Keeping the district, rivers flowing

    Jun 24, 2014

    Keeping the rivers navigable is no easy task considering the age of many of the locks and dams. Without the workers at the Pittsburgh Engineers Warehouse and Repair Station, this task would be impossible.

  • C4ISR Field Support Updates Coming to 1st ID

    Jun 25, 2014

    Last month marked the beginning of a new era for C4ISR field support Army-wide, as leadership from the 1st Infantry Division and the C4ISR (command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance) Center of Excellence came together to kick off implementation of a new field support solution.

  • Simplify, Simplify

    Jun 24, 2014

    Future network must make it easier for Soldiers to train, plan, operate from garrison to foxhole. This article was originally published in the April - June 2014 issue of Army AL&T magazine.

  • Exercise Khaan Quest 2014 begins in Mongolia

    Jun 26, 2014

    Hundreds of service members and distinguished guests from U.S. Army Pacific and surrounding countries gathered for the Khaan Quest 2014 opening ceremony, held at the Mongolian Armed Forces Peace Support Operations Training Center at Five Hills Training Area, Mongolia, June 20, 2014.

  • SMDC CG guest speaker at law enforcement graduation

    Jun 24, 2014

    LTG David Mann speaks to new graduates of the Huntsville Police Academy

  • Alaska Guard continues partnership with Mongolian armed forces

    Jun 25, 2014

    Approximately 100 Alaska National Guard members arrived in Mongolia to participate in Exercise Khaan Quest 2014, scheduled to take place until July 1, at Five Hills Training Area, and in the city of Ulaanbaatar.

  • Network hotspot evolves with Soldier input

    Jun 24, 2014

    The Soldier Network Extension (SNE), which delivers the Army's mobile tactical network backbone to the company level, is evolving from a vehicle used by the company commander to an information hotspot allowing other Soldiers to plug in, make phone calls and send and receive data from anywhere on the battlefield -- from an Afghan polling place to an air assault observation point.

  • Small R&D project in W. Va. wins Engineering Excellence Award

    Jun 24, 2014

    EAST LYNN, W. Va. -- A small, but significant research and development project in East Lynn, W. Va. has won the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Great Lakes and Ohio River Division's Engineering Excellence Award for 2014. The award recognizes excellence in sustainability, design, construction and innovation throughout the division's area of operations which touches 17 states including West Virginia.

  • 295th Quartermasters wash away dirt

    Jun 24, 2014

    Sweat trickles down his forehead as a Soldier emerged from the dense forest. The rucksack wore him down. Stumbling up the hill with heavy legs, he lets out a sigh of relief after catching sight of the shower tent. Soldiers from the 295th Quartermaster Company, 593rd Sustainment Brigade supported Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, I Corps with personal hygiene services during a week-long training exercise here June 17-20.

  • 'Can Do' soldiers conduct MILES joust

    Jun 24, 2014

    As the summer heat continues in southeast Georgia, soldiers from Company B, 3rd Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, headed out to a training site to conduct fire team assault training with the Multiple Integrated Laser Engagement System, or MILES, from June 9-13 on Fort Stewart.

  • Army Aviation's enduring challenge

    Jun 24, 2014

    Army Aviation has a problem with spatial disorientation while operating in degraded visual environments.

  • MPs win top honors at XVIII Abn. Corps NCO/SOY Competition

    Jun 24, 2014

    Sgt. 1st Class Cameron Abbott and Spc. Michael McCollett, both representing 16th Military Police Brigade, were recognized as the XVIII Airborne Corps Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year 2014, at McKellar's Lodge.

  • Military Justice

    Jun 26, 2014

    Military justice is the administration of the Uniform Code of Military Justice. The purpose of military justice, as a part of military law, is "to promote justice, to assist in maintaining good order and discipline in the armed forces, to promote efficiency and effectiveness in the military establishment, and thereby to strengthen the national security of the United States" (Manual for Courts-Martial).

  • Best Warrior Competition throws a SHARP curveball at Soldiers before events begin

    Jun 26, 2014

    JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, N.J. - "Immediately I was like, oh, oh, I want to intervene. I need to intervene right now. Then I was like, 'Can we stop this?'"

  • Cutting the Army Birthday Cake

    Jun 24, 2014

  • Superheroes unite around Fort Bragg

    Jun 24, 2014

    FORT BRAGG - "Na, na, na, na, na, na, na, na, BATMAN!" The song could be heard across the park, June 20, as four superheroes made an appearance to surprise a group of children during a unit organizational day at Pope Air Force Base.

  • 116th IBCT gets valuable training from First Army during XCTC

    Jun 27, 2014

    Soldiers of the Staunton-based 116th Infantry Brigade Combat Team are getting valuable training and feedback from Soldiers of 188th Infantry Brigade Task Force, First Army Division East, a U.S. Army Forces Command branch, during the 10-day eXportable Combat Training Capability rotation at Fort Pickett until June 26. XCTC is designed to train and validate platoons on tasks that support offensive and defensive operations in daylight and hours of limited visibility.

  • U.S. Army Reserve physicians conduct training in Chad

    Jun 24, 2014

    In partnership with the Chad Armed Forces, U.S. Army Africa and a team of Army reserve medical professionals conducted Medical Readiness Training Exercise 14-5 at the Hospital Military D'Instruction (HMI) in N'Djamena, Chad, June 2-12.

  • District partners with HSPS to promote safety on the water during 4th of July

    Jun 24, 2014

    GALVESTON, Texas (June 24, 2014) -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District partnered with the Houston Sail and Power Squadron (a unit of the United States Power Squadrons) to provide recreational boaters with free vessel safety examinations July 4-5 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Trinity River Island Recreation Area (also known as the Wallisville Lake Project Boat Ramp) in Wallisville, Texas.

  • USARAF personnel present gender integration seminar to African leaders

    Jun 24, 2014

    WINDHOEK, Namibia -- Seven African nations of Namibia, Botswana, Malawi, Mozambique, Senegal, Sierra Leone and Zambia gathered, June 24, to kick-off a week-long Regional Gender Mainstreaming Seminar. This seminar, hosted by the Namibian Defense Force and co-sponsored by U.S. Africa Command and U.S. Army Africa, will provide information sessions ranging from laws and leadership to sexual harassment and sexual assault prevention.

  • Combined Arms Center commander: Army's future depends on training, education

    Jun 25, 2014

    The commanding general of the Combined Arms Center delivered the keynote speech at the Training and Education 2025 and Beyond Industry Forum, June 18, 2014, at Fort Eustis, Virginia.

  • Second time's the charm: 1st Brigade Combat Team lieutenant beats out competition

    Jun 24, 2014

    The 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team pitted 82 of its lieutenants against one another to compete in the 2014 Megellas competition, May 5th.

  • Aberdeen Proving Ground Celebrates 154th Anniversary of the Signal Corps

    Jun 24, 2014

    Brig. Gen. Bruce T. Crawford, commanding general of the U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command, took the opportunity during a celebration of the Signal Corps' 154th anniversary to recognize the regiment's past contributions while addressing its relevancy for the future strategic environment.

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