Archive: Jun 2014

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  • Soldier Show has crowd crying, laughing, singing

    Jun 19, 2014

    The 2014 U.S. Army Soldier Show had its audience laughing, crying and cheering during the first performance Monday that was attended by dignitaries, Soldiers and Gold Star Families. For four Army widows the show meant so much more as they supported each other through the, at times, solemn performance.

  • Medics mentor, assist JROTC camp

    Jun 19, 2014

    ELBERT, Colo. -- Fort Carson medics ensured the safety and health of 200 cadets attending the Colorado high school Army Junior ROTC Cadet Leadership Challenge Camp, at Magness Cub Scout Adventure Camp in Elbert, June 9-13. Medics from 4th Combat Aviation Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, were an important part of the operations at the camp.

  • Belvoir celebrates Army's Birthday

    Jun 19, 2014

    U.S. Army Garrison Fort Belvoir recognized the Army's 239th birthday at Humphreys Hall Friday with a celebration studded with music and history. Don Carr, Fort Belvoir director of public affairs, led the ceremony that marked not only the Army's birthday, but also the 237th anniversary of the American Flag.

  • Deputy SECDEF salutes Army's service on its 239th birthday

    Jun 20, 2014

    Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work saluted the U.S. Army on its 239th birthday for its versatility and adaptability during a cake-cutting celebration in the Pentagon's courtyard here today.

  • FA Soldiers refine Combat Life Saver skills

    Jun 19, 2014

    Medics and Soldiers of Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 214th Fires Brigade met June 10-12 to train on the Combat Life Saver (CLS) course.

  • Fort Sill AIT platoon sergeants vie to be best

    Jun 19, 2014

    Three Advanced Individual Training platoon sergeants from the 428th Field Artillery and 30th Air Defense Artillery brigades competed to be the best June 9-12. The winner will be announced June 26, and move on to the TRADOC competition.

  • Sexual assault counselor seeks to help Soldiers

    Jun 19, 2014

    Pvt. Cynthia Gaeta recently graduated Basic Combat Training here in C Battery, 1st Battalion, 79th Field Artillery, but she already knows she wants to be a Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention representative.

  • Army and Air Force athletes compete in the wheelchair basketball final at the 2014 Warrior Trials

    Jun 19, 2014

  • Post celebrates 239th Army birthday, Flag Day

    Jun 19, 2014

    Fort Sill celebrated America's evolution June 13 in front of McNair Hall from the flag that flies as its representation, to the Army that upholds its freedom.

  • Fort Sill museums celebrate 239 years of Army, artillery history

    Jun 19, 2014

    Fort Sill museums' staffs, and re-enactors celebrated the 239th Army birthday with the Minutemen to Missiles military history timeline event June 14.

  • Joint Munitions Command Hosts QASAS Senior Management Training

    Jun 19, 2014

    The U.S. Army's Joint Munitions Command hosted a Quality Assurance Specialist Ammunition Surveillance program event here, June 16--19, to attend training on user inspection devices and missile defense management systems.

  • Armed Forces Voter Registration Week details upcoming election

    Jun 19, 2014

    Armed Forces Voters Registration Week is June 30 through July 7. Unit voting assistance officers (UVAOs) will be contacting all Soldiers and family members to ensure those eligible may register to vote.

  • 434th FA Brigade welcomes new commander

    Jun 19, 2014

    Col. Jose Thompson received an unusual birthday present: command of 434th Field Artillery Brigade. He received his new position during a change of command ceremony June 12 on Polo Field.

  • Local veteran reflects on Pine Camp tank training, WWII survival

    Jun 19, 2014

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Not long before D-Day, Cpl. Amos "Andy" Cambron was in a New Jersey bar when a stranger asked him what he did in the Army. Cambron had just learned how to drive a Sherman tank through the woods of a remote training area in northern New York called Pine Camp.

  • Army and Air Force athletes compete in the wheelchair basketball final game at 2014 Warrior Tria

    Jun 19, 2014

    Army and Air Force athletes compete in the wheelchair basketball final game at the 2014 Warrior Trials.

  • ANAD Commander updates workforce on depot staffing, workload

    Jun 19, 2014

    Anniston Army Depot Commander Col. Brent Bolander held a town hall meeting broadcast live from the training building June 11.

  • ANAD DPW honors safe employee

    Jun 19, 2014

    As a pipefitter for Anniston Army Depot, Mario Moffa's job takes him to almost every area of the installation. His dedication to safety is behind his nomination as the Directorate of Public Works' safe employee of the quarter for January through March of 2014.

  • 42nd Fires Brigade stands down for SHARP training

    Jun 19, 2014

    FORT STEWART, Ga. -- As the sun broke the horizon, the Soldiers of Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 42nd Fires Brigade were already in formation.

  • 'Steel Warriors' get HIMARS certified

    Jun 20, 2014

    The "Steel Warriors" of the 1st Battalion, 14th Field Artillery, took to the fields, June 5-13, 2014, to complete their Table VI High Mobility Artillery Rocket System training at Fort Sill, Oklahoma.

  • DLA Distribution Anniston welcomes new commander

    Jun 19, 2014

    Army Lt. Col. Hattie LaFay Richardson assumed command of Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Anniston, Ala., in a ceremony June 4. The ceremony was officiated by DLA Distribution commander Brig. Gen. Richard Dix. Also during the ceremony, outgoing commander Lt. Col. Robert Rouse was awarded the Defense Meritorious Service medal for achievements while serving at DLA Distribution Anniston.

  • Archery Helps Wounded Warrior Heal

    Jun 19, 2014

    "Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, but today is a gift. That is why it is called the 'present,'" is Spc. David Harrell's favorite "Kung Fu Panda" quote. His six year old son loves that movie, and they watch it often.

  • Depot employees assist with FMX in Fort Benning

    Jun 19, 2014

    Fifteen Anniston Army Depot employees deployed to Fort Benning, Ga., to assist TACOM Life Cycle Management Command with their Fleet Management Expansion program.

  • Software engineering director cited by university

    Jun 19, 2014

    Dr. William A. "Bill" Craig, director of the Software Engineering Directorate, was presented with the Government & Industry Leadership Award at the thirteenth annual Leadership Awards Banquet sponsored by the Alabama A&M University Huntsville Progressive Alumni Chapter.

  • Pyrotechnic expert having a blast supporting NTC

    Jun 19, 2014

    In the distance a mushroom cloud filled with fire, smoke and debris erupts just outside a small town in the middle of the Mojave Desert; the faint sound of voices can be heard and the outline of people moving about -- quickly -- can be seen.

  • Wounded Warriors go for the Gold

    Jun 19, 2014

    WEST POINT, NEW YORK -- U.S. Army athletes came out strong and took eighteen gold, twelve silver, and eight bronze medals at the men's and women's 2014 U.S. Army Warrior Trials track event at the Unites States Military Academy Preparatory School track in West Point, New York, .

  • ANAD celebrates 239th Army birthday

    Jun 19, 2014

    On June 14, the Army celebrated 239 Years. As the Army continues to demonstrate its competence, its commitment and its character in defense of our nation, our Soldiers possess a lifelong commitment to our values.

  • West Point cadets train with 2nd BCT Soldiers

    Jun 19, 2014

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- With any military position, leader development programs are an integral part of career enhancement. At the U.S. Military Academy, West Point, the Cadet Troop Leadership Training is an invaluable tool that allows senior cadets an opportunity to gain hands-on experience at an active-duty Army post. The program takes place within a three- to four-week period during the summer between junior and senior year.

  • Leadership training workshop hosted by ACC-NJ

    Jun 19, 2014

    The Army Contracting Command-New Jersey conducted leadership development workshops for 49 of its employees at the contracting center's Picatinny and Fort Dix locations.

  • Soldiers test skills to earn Expert Infantryman Badge

    Jun 19, 2014

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Soldiers in their Army physical fitness uniforms lined the streets of Fort Drum to put everything they knew to the test. Perfection was a must, and the words "I don't know" were not an acceptable answer.

  • Aviation Soldiers conduct Spur Ride

    Jun 19, 2014

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Aviation Soldiers tested their intestinal fortitude and personal courage as they participated in a time-honored traditional rite of passage for cavalry leaders June 5-6.

  • Fort Drum chapter of AUSA honors Soldiers, Families, Civilians

    Jun 19, 2014

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- The Northern New York-Fort Drum Chapter of the Association of the United States Army presented awards at its Annual Dinner and Army Birthday Celebration on June 9 at the Commons.

  • No more lights, camera, action for Fischer

    Jun 19, 2014

    If William Shakespeare is correct and the world is a stage and we are all merely players making exits and entrances, Marlin Fischer has most certainly played his share of roles.

  • Strike, TAAC-NE assist ANSF during Afghan Runoff Elections

    Jun 21, 2014

    LAGHMAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan -- In April, there were eight candidates vying to become Afghanistan's next president; in June there were two. In as many months as there are candidates from the last election, the Afghans went to the voting booths to decide who will become their country's next top official.

  • Enduring Fatigue

    Jun 19, 2014

    To steadfastly hold out against impairment -- that's what it means to endure.

  • Track Photos at the 2014 U.S. Army Warrior Trials at West Point

    Jun 19, 2014

  • Missed appointments bog system

    Jun 19, 2014

    Kenner Army Health Clinic works to increase efficiency and improve customer satisfaction

  • CYSS employees honored for hard work, dedication to Fort Drum community

    Jun 19, 2014

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- For the past 18 months, Child, Youth and School Services programs across the Army have been scrutinized and audited to ensure all standard operating procedures and regulations are being followed.

  • 2014 U.S. Army Warrior Trials athletes gather in front of Citi Field before the New York Mets - San

    Jun 19, 2014

  • 6th Field Artillery Regiment makes Fort Drum its home

    Jun 19, 2014

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Soldiers of 3rd Battalion, 6th Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, uncased the 6th Field Artillery colors as the official custodians, making 3-6 FA the regimental headquarters location, during a ceremony May 28 on Fort Drum.

  • Independence Day Holiday Safety Message 2014

    Jun 23, 2014

    In 1776, a small group of patriots banded together to begin an experiment in democracy that few predicted would become the greatest Nation on earth. Through the 238 years since, American Soldiers have selflessly and courageously defended our freedoms. Your service ensures liberty will endure in this great land for many birthdays to come, and I thank you all for your dedication and sacrifice.

  • TARDEC Publications

    Jun 19, 2014

    TARDEC publishes accelerate Magazine quarterly to inform members of the ground vehicle community about relevant technology; research, development and engineering (RD&E); professional development of the workforce; and innovative business processes for managing technology. This information exchange increases opportunities in the RD&E community to generate the best ideas and deliver the most advanced technology to our forces.

  • Save a Life Tour visits Fort Drum

    Jun 19, 2014

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- The national Save a Life Tour (SALT) alcohol-awareness program visited Fort Drum on June 9-13 and educated thousands of Soldiers at Magrath Sports Complex on the dangers of drunk and distracted driving.

  • 7th Engineer Battalion Soldiers don 10th Mountain Division patch

    Jun 19, 2014

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Soldiers and Family Members gathered Monday to watch as 7th Engineer Battalion officially joined 1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (LI), during a patch ceremony at Division Hill. The battalion and all five of its companies were represented on the field as their 20th Engineer Brigade patches were replaced by the 10th Mountain Division (LI) crest, marking the beginning of the realignment that will take place across the installation in the next few months.

  • Team Redstone celebrates the Army's 239th birthday with run

    Jun 19, 2014

    Team Redstone celebrated the Army's 239th Birthday with a post wide run Thursday, June 19th. US Army Photo Cherish Washington AMC Public Affairs.

  • Collaborate with TARDEC

    Aug 4, 2014

    The U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC) develops and integrates the right technology solutions to improve Current Force effectiveness and provide superior capabilities for the Future Force. Our technical staff leads research in ground systems survivability, power and mobility, intelligent ground systems, force projection and vehicle electronics architecture.

  • Soldiers prepare for the ACC's Best Warrior competition

    Jun 19, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.-Soldiers from around the globe will compete here June 23-25 during the U.S. Army Contracting Command's Best Warrior Competition 2014.

  • Atterbury hosts SMA, sergeants major from across nation

    Jun 19, 2014

    Camp Atterbury-Muscatatuck Urban Training Center, Indiana, played host to more than 60 senior enlisted representatives from nearly every state and territory in the country, and the District of Columbia, June 16-19, 2014, as they attended the 2014 Army National Guard Senior Enlisted Professional Development Workshop.

  • 108th Training Command leadership visits Task Force Wolf Soldiers

    Jun 19, 2014

    U.S. Army Reserve Maj. Gen. Leslie Purser, commanding general, and Command Sgt. Maj. Rocci DeRezza, command sergeant major, 108th Training Command (Initial Entry Training), visited Soldiers from their subordinate units supporting Cadet Summer Training (CST) at Fort Knox. Purser and DeRezza spent two days visiting the various training sites 108th TC Soldiers operate at CST.

  • Local community remembers WWII pilot for his actions

    Jun 19, 2014

    Lt. Col. Christopher Kuester, Commander, 424th Air Base Squadron, joined the local community, June 14, in honoring Lt. Floyd Addy, who died 70 years ago while avoiding his plane to crash in the center of Wodecq, a small village 30 kilometers north from Chièvres Air Base.

  • ROK-US Army bond at Memorial Park

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers from the United States Army's 19th Expeditionary Sustainment Command and Republic of Korea Army's 5th Logistics Support Command cleaned up the Apsan memorial park in recognition of ROK remembrance month, June 18.

  • Engineer center demonstrates Scalable/Selectable Breacher

    Jun 19, 2014

    The capabilities of the Scalable/Selectable Breacher were demonstrated at Fort Polk, Louisiana, recently.

  • Brigade Run

    Jun 18, 2014

    Col. Brian J. Reed, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division commanding officer, addresses more than 3,000 Soldiers from the unit prior to a more than six-mile run around Ladd Army Airfield on Fort Wainwright, Alaska June 17. Amidst a steady rainfall Reed told the Soldiers how much 1/25 SBCT means to him. Reed will transition command of 1/25 SBCT to Col. Donn Hill during a ceremony June 18. (Photo by Staff Sgt. Mylinda DuRousseau, 1/25 SBCT Public Affairs)

  • Thunder KATUSAs grow stronger through prayer luncheon

    Jun 26, 2014

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea -- People pray. Regardless of their religious backgrounds, when facing difficulties or having a hard time, they pray. Praying happens in many forms, but its purpose is to calm the mind and give people strength to continue. For Soldiers bravely serving their nation, this concept is especially relevant.

  • Soldiers kick it at Taekwondo camp

    Jun 24, 2014

    YONGSAN, South Korea --Taewondo is a much beloved form of traditional martial arts that combines acts of agility with incredible speed and powerful kicks. Since the year 2000, Taekwondo has become one of the official games in the Olympics. Although some consider Taekwondo just a sport, it is actually an art form that represents the spirit and culture of South Korea.

  • 210th Field Artillery Brigade Soldiers go Spartan for a day

    Jun 18, 2014

    HONGCHEON, South Korea -- A group of highly motivated Soldiers from the Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 210th Field Artillery Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, push themselves to the limit on a 5k obstacle course in Vivaldi Park, Hongcheon, South Korea, on June 15. The Spartan Sprint, designed on the mountains surrounding the resort, included 21 obstacles and several grueling treks to its peak before the finish line. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Sara E. Wiseman, 210th Field Artillery Brigade Public Affairs/Released). To download these high-quality photos and other from this event, click on the link to go to this set at the 210th Field Artillery Brigade Flickr page: https://www.flickr.com/photos/210fib/sets/72157644802765947/

  • Army Dominance of Warrior Trials Continues at Field Events

    Jun 18, 2014

    WEST POINT, N.Y.-- Army athletes overwhelmed their Air Force and Marine rivals in the field competition at the 2014 Army Warrior Trials, capturing eight of the 12 gold medals awarded in a variety of discus and shot put events. The overall field medal count stands at 21 Army, 13 Air Force and two for the Marines.

  • Veteran comes full circle as sitting volleyball coach

    Jun 18, 2014

    West Point, New York --J.D. Malone corrects athletes' techniques as he watches them play sitting volleyball in a gym at West Point, New York, encouraging ball control and making sure the athletes are ready to move across the court.

  • Citizens of Andover honor Illinois Veterans

    Jun 18, 2014

    Once a year, citizens of Andover, Ill., formally congregate at the lake in town and remember those who served their country in defense of the nation. The "Salute to Veterans" ceremony was held at Andover Lake Park, June 8, next to three memorials with veterans' names etched in them.

  • 'Devil' brigade cases colors, reorganizes troops ahead of nine-month Kuwait deployment

    Jun 19, 2014

    Ahead of its deployment to Kuwait, the 1st Infantry Division's 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, conducted a ceremony June 1, 2014, in which leaders cased the brigade colors, inactivated the Special Troops Battalion and re-flagged the 1st Engineer Battalion to the 1st Brigade Engineer Battalion.

  • MCAHC 'steps up' for Performance Triad kick-off

    Jun 18, 2014

    Step Up and Step Out! promoting a health inititive to balance sleep, activity and nutrition.

  • Engineer students learn, redesign school's training site

    Jun 18, 2014

    Creating a new training site can be daunting, but Sgt. 1st Class Lance Widner and students enrolled in the Horizontal Engineering Specialty Reclassification Course at Fort Hunter Liggett, Calif., make the process seem easy.

  • APG JUICE Active Shooter Simulation Training Event

    Jun 18, 2014

    The Aberdeen Proving Ground Police Department together with Team Command, Control Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) conducted an active shooter training simulation in conjunction with the Joint Users Interoperability Training Exercise (JUICE) on June 10, 2014 at APG.

  • Mr. Dave Taylor | Chief of Staff

    Jun 19, 2014

    Mr. Dave Taylor serves as the Chief of Staff for TARDEC and is responsible for coordinating and supervising the staff to support the TARDEC mission. Mr. Taylor's previous civilian assignments include Director of Operations and Ground Portfolio Planner and Program Coordinator for PEO Ground Combat Systems.

  • Dr. David Gorsich | Chief Scientist

    Jun 19, 2014

    Dr. David J. Gorsich serves as Chief Scientist for Ground Vehicle Systems at the U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC), and was selected for a Scientific and Professional (ST) position by the Federal Government in January 2009.

  • CSA: 'Once a Soldier, always a Soldier'

    Jun 19, 2014

    "I'm incredibly proud to represent the men and women of the United States Army," Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Ray Odierno told legislators at the 239th Army birthday ceremony and cake cutting at the Capitol, June 18, 2014.

  • BAMC, a Texas Ten Step Program Facility

    Jun 18, 2014

    Brooke Army Medical Center has earned re-designation as a Texas Ten Step Program facility from the Texas Department of State Health Services. BAMC is the only Department of Defense facility to receive the recognition.

  • Dr. Jennifer A. Hitchcock, SES | Executive Director, Research, Technology & Integration

    Jul 24, 2014

    Dr. Jennifer A. Hitchcock was appointed to the Senior Executive Service in January 2011 as the Executive Director for Research and Technology Integration (RTI) at the U.S. Army Research Development and Engineering Command (RDECOM) Tank Automotive Research Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC). Ms. Hitchcock brings more than 21 years of technical leadership and managerial experience in mobility and power and energy technologies, systems engineering, acquisition and program management.

  • Mr. Magid Athnasios | Executive Director, Systems Integration & Engineering

    Jun 19, 2014

    Mag Athnasios is the Executive Director, Systems Integration & Engineering, at the U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC). In 2007 he was selected for promotion to the Senior Executive Service.

  • Biography: Dr. Paul Rogers

    Sep 23, 2014

    Dr. Paul D. Rogers serves as director of TARDEC, where he is responsible for providing executive management to deliver advanced technology solutions for all Department of Defense ground systems and combat support equipment. Dr. Rogers was selected to the Army Senior Executive Service in 2007.

  • Sgt. 1st Class Jermeka Johnson tries to block Marine athlete, Cpl. Brandon Hammonds

    Jun 18, 2014

  • Sgt. Hastings shoots 40 rounds for the pistol competition at the 2014 Warrior Trials

    Jun 18, 2014

  • Students receive technology briefing during Picatinny visit

    Jun 18, 2014

    To learn more about our nation's military and its unique contributions to national security, U.S. Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen and his Youth Advisory Committee visited Picatinny Arsenal on June 16.

  • Marine Staff Sgt. Adam Vickery surrounded by a trio of Army yellow during the wheelchair basketball

    Jun 18, 2014

  • Soldiers participate in relationship enrichment training

    Jun 18, 2014

    The importance of growing personally as well as finding ways to relief stress is an important part of any well-balanced lifestyle. For service members it is no different. Especially for military reserve members that can experience stress while at annual training when they are away from home as well as stress at home. For Soldiers participating in the Quartermaster Liquid Logistic Exercise 2014 in Fort Lewis, Wash., relief of stress comes in the way of relationship enrichment training provided by Army Chaplain Maj. Sang Kim with the 380th Quarter Master Battalion out of Evansville, Ind.

  • MEDDAC-Japan conducts Change of Command

    Jun 18, 2014

    U.S. Army Medical Department Activity Japan conducted a change of command ceremony where Col. Vivian Hutson relinquished command to Col. Thirsa Martinez during an outdoor ceremony at Yano Field, Camp Zama, Japan on June 17, 2014. Brig. Gen. Dennis Doyle, Commanding General of Pacific Regional Medical Command and Tripler Army Medical Center hosted the event attended by top U.S. Army leaders based in Japan and other local civilian dignitaries.

  • 409th CSB hosts 405th AFSB job shadow program participant

    Jun 19, 2014

    KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany - The 409th Contracting Support Brigade recently supported the 405th Army Field Support Brigade's job shadow program by allowing one of its participants to work with contracting officers here.

  • Former district commander visits old stomping grounds

    Jun 18, 2014

    A black and white portrait hangs in the hallway of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers -- Alaska District. Photographed is an Army colonel in his mid-40s. With half of a smile and eyebrows furrowed, he stares at observers with a piercing gaze.

  • Marrama receives the Army Materiel Command's Vincent J. Faggioli Achievement Award

    Jun 18, 2014

    Denise M. Marrama, Army Contracting Command-New Jersey attorney-advisor, received the Army Materiel Command's Vincent J. Faggioli Achievement Award May 23 during AMC's Continuing Legal Education Program held at Redstone Arsenal, Alabama.

  • TARDEC Event Calendar

    Jun 18, 2014

  • Spouses earn their Spurs

    Nov 30, -0001

    "Honey, is this a bad time to ask what's for dinner tonight?" The above question was asked in jest by a Trooper as he motivated his wife though the barb-wire, low-crawl, obstacle here at the 3rd Infantry Division obstacle course. The obstacle course was just one part of the Spouse Spur Ride that the 3rd Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment "Seventh First", 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd ID, just held here, May 31.

  • 'Desert Rogues' spearhead Army initiative, form partnership with Tennessee Guard

    Jun 19, 2014

    The 1st Battalion, 64th Armor Regiment "Desert Rogues," 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, is currently operating as the opposing force for the 278th Armored Cavalry Regiment, Tennessee National Guard's, exportable combat training center decisive action training event, located in Camp Shelby, Mississippi.

  • 42nd Fires Brigade stands down for SHARP training

    Nov 30, -0001

    As the sun broke the horizon, the Soldiers of Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 42nd Fires Brigade were already in formation.

  • 3rd Infantry Division conducts Expert Field Medical Badge testing

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers conducted Expert Field Medical Badge testing on Fort Stewart, Ga., June 9-12. EFMB testing consists of a written test, three combat testing lanes, a day and night land navigation course and a 12-mile foot march, all over a week's time, with many tasks and multiple sub-tasks falling into the testing lanes.

  • Spc. Pariona receives the gold medal for the standing air rifle challenge at the 2014 Warrior Trials

    Jun 18, 2014

  • No Lesson Needed on Determination and Heart in Wheelchair Basketball Semi-Finals

    Jun 18, 2014

    "This coach is blowing the whistle like he's in a parade!" screamed one fan to the right. "Let the athletes play!" came from the left. The crowd packed in close to the net, feeding off of the athletes' energy. Intensity, emotion ran high. At the end of the night, Army team A reined victorious with a 30-10 point win against the Marines, and Air Force beat out Army team B 33-26. Army team A meets the Air Force tonight (June 17) in the wheelchair basketball finals at the 2014 U.S. Army Warrior Trials.

  • CASCOM hosts workshop for Training with Industry partners

    Jun 18, 2014

    The Combined Arms Support Command hosted 32 current and perspective civilian industry partners for a day-long workshop June 4. The purpose of the event was to discuss how the Training with Industry program could expand and improve for the Soldiers participating.

  • Foresight, Collaboration and Optimization Key to Army's Future Ground Vehicle Success

    Jun 18, 2014

    TARDEC Director Dr. Paul Rogers sees the current environment in the ground vehicle community as conducive to great success for the Army in the future, adding that the constraints of today cannot affect an end-state that will lead to success.

  • Old Guard welcomes 80th Commander

    Jun 18, 2014

    Col. Johnny Davis became the 80th commander of the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard). Davis replaced Col. James C. Markert during a ceremony held at Summerall Field, Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va., June 18, 2014.

  • Under Secretary of the Army, Vice Chief visit AFSBn-Kuwait

    Jun 19, 2014

    Under Secretary of the Army, Brad Carson, and Gen. John Campbell, Army vice chief of staff, toured the U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) area of operations in Kuwait, April 15, to learn about Army Prepositioned Stock and retrograde capabilities and to gain an understanding of U.S. Army Central (ARCENT) activities supporting CENTCOM.

  • Air rifle finals at the 2014 U.S. Army Warrior Trials at West Point

    Jun 18, 2014

  • 166th AV sponsors Gatesville Fun in the Sun Field Day

    Jun 18, 2014

    The 166th reached out to the Gatesville community volunteering and assisting in the school's annual Gatesville Fun in the Sun Field Day in Gatesville, Texas, June 6.

  • Visit finds common ground between marksmanship programs

    Nov 30, -0001

    Marksmanship is a fundamental skill throughout the world's militaries, and the ability to hone that skill through expert training is crucial to the competency and capability of any land force. The U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit (USAMU) and the British Army's Small Arms School Corps (SASC) have similar missions and recently explored how the organizations might partner to further enhance marksmanship in the United States and United Kingdom.

  • A long friendship comes to an end

    Jun 18, 2014

    Ongoing transformation does not only have an impact on the infrastructure of the host nation cities, but also affects long-lasting friendships between units of the U.S. Army and local organizations.

  • Sgt. 1st Class Holland finds a comfortable shooting position before the 2014 Warrior Trials

    Jun 18, 2014

  • National Dam Safety Awareness Day

    Nov 30, -0001

    On May 31, 1889, South Fork Dam in Johnstown, Pennsylvania failed, killing 2,200 people and leaving thousands more homeless. National Dam Safety Awareness Day occurs each year on May 31 to commemorate this disaster, which remains the worst dam failure in the history of the United States, and to encourage the public to learn about the benefits of dams and the risks associated with potential dam incidents and failures.

  • Employee Spotlight - Bill Gray

    Nov 30, -0001

    Bio: Bill Gray Position: Mechanical Engineer Years with SWL: 24 years, 7 months Years of federal service: 28 years, 5 months Hometown: Graduated High School from Paron, Ark. Education: Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville

  • Federal agencies working together just makes sense

    Nov 30, -0001

    If you track the U.S. fiscal situation then you're aware that every arm of the federal government is looking at different ways to cut spending and stay viable. One option federal agencies have to cut spending or trade services is the Corps of Engineers Interagency and International Services program. It's not a new way to do business but it's an effective way for government agencies to rely on each other's specialty skill sets during fiscally challenging times.

  • Army celebrates birthday in grand fashion

    Jun 18, 2014

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - Inside the Grand Ballroom of the Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel the Army's 239 years of service and tradition were celebrated by attendees of the 229th Military Intelligence Army Birthday Ball June 7.

  • Sgt. Stewart shoots in the first round of the 2014 Army Warrior Trials

    Jun 19, 2014

  • 'Can Do' soldiers give high school students taste of Army at West Point

    Jun 18, 2014

    Soldiers from Company C, 3rd Battalion 15th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, part of Task Force China are spending the summer at West Point to help mentor and train cadets.

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