Archive: Jul 2014

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  • TAMC re-enlists four Soldiers

    Aug 1, 2014

    Tripler Army Medical Center (TAMC) held a Mass Re-enlistment Ceremony on July 30, 2014 allowing four of its Soldiers to continue their journey with the U.S. Army.

  • Safety tips for new school year

    Jul 31, 2014

    By Sgt. Quentin Johnson 2nd BCT, 1st Cav. Div. Public Affairs FORT HOOD, Texas - For the past few months, many traffic signs indicating school zones, have been inactive, but as the new school year approaches, so does the return of those familiar flashing amber lights.

  • 11th ACR, Fort Irwin Celebrates Diversity

    Jul 31, 2014

    The 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment hosted a Middle Eastern and North African (MENA) Heritage Observance on behalf of Fort Irwin at the Sandy Basin Community Center, July 30.

  • Resilient Ranger earns Army Times Soldier of Year title

    Aug 1, 2014

    Sgt. Thomas Block was honored July 30, 2014, as the 2014 Army Times Soldier of the Year for his tenacity, resilience and setting the bar beyond what a Ranger and Soldier should be.

  • 3-2 Stryker Brigade Combat Team rolls into the future of battlefield communication

    Jul 31, 2014

    The 3-2 Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 7th Infantry Division are about to get even more maneuverable on the battlefield.

  • Fort Irwin education fair brings colleges to community

    Aug 1, 2014

    Fort Irwin hosted an education fair, where approximately 20 colleges, government and service organizations assembled here, July 24. Soldiers and family members had the chance to speak with representatives of schools that offer many academic programs online. Fabiola Hurtado de Mendoza, education coordinator with American Military University, spoke with Soldiers visiting the fair and said the university has approximately 300 students from this installation. She visits Fort Irwin once a month to be available for the school's students. The institute enrolls family members and civilians, accepts Army tuition assistance (TA), and offers more than 100 degrees -- all online.

  • July 30 Knowledge newsletter

    Jul 31, 2014

  • Japanese researchers comb New York State Military Museum records to find missing American Soldiers r

    Jul 31, 2014

    A team of Japanese researchers are hoping records sitting in the New York State Military Museum here will provide a clue to finding the remains of American Soldiers 7,600 miles away on the island of Saipan. They are racing against time, explained Yukari Akatsuka one of the Japanese researchers, because in September, a condominium developer is going to start pouring concrete over the area where they think missing American Soldiers may be buried.

  • TARDEC Awards

    Jul 31, 2014

    Established by Army Materiel Command (AMC) in 2003, the Army Greatest Inventions (AGI) awards program recognizes new, innovative technological ideas and systems that improve readiness and positively impact warfighters. The Army's R&D community competes for the awards, which are selected by active-duty Soldiers who assess the nominees' importance and impact based on their field experiences.

  • Student winners in science competitions visit Picatinny Arsenal

    Aug 12, 2014

    Four winners from two Junior Science and Humanities Symposia held in New Jersey visited Picatinny Arsenal on July 23 to tour the arsenal's Innovation Lab and learn about nanotechnologies and 3-D printing.

  • DIVWEST trainers focus on all components at Warrior Exercise '14

    Jul 31, 2014

    FORT HUNTER-LIGGETT, California -- Flanked by Californian hills and sun burnt grass, Army Reserve Soldiers had a problem. They were manning an entry control point to a base as part of Warrior Exercise 2014, when a band of California National Guardsman launched an attack on their position.

  • Army statement on the Operational Camouflage Uniform

    Jul 31, 2014

    The Army has selected a pattern as its base combat uniform camouflage pattern. The Army has confirmed through testing that the pattern would offer exceptional concealment, which directly enhances force protection and survivability for Soldiers.

  • Unexploded ordnance: Don't touch it, report it

    Aug 6, 2014

    The 20th CBRNE Command's senior enlisted leader has seen it all: an unpinned hand grenade in a garage, practice bombs in a basement and an armed landmine on a mantle.

  • First Army 'A' patch stands out during Warrior Exercise '14

    Jul 31, 2014

    FORT HUNTER-LIGGETT, California -- Of the dozens of unique unit patches worn by more than 5,500 Reserve, National Guard and active Soldiers participating in Warrior Exercise 2014, one stands out -- that of First Army worn by observer-coach/trainers from the 189th Infantry Brigade.

  • JBLM Soldiers, Marines run 100 miles to honor fallen

    Jul 31, 2014

    Soldiers from Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., and former and current Marines participated in the Always Brothers 100-miler July 26-27.

  • NCNG State Partnership Program in Moldova: US deputy chief of mission participates in Basic Life Sup

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    Kara C. McDonald, U.S. deputy chief of mission in Moldova, visited with Moldovan civilian and military medical specialists and a medical team from the N.C. National Guard as they participated in a weeklong basic life support (BLS) workshop at the Moldovan Army's Alexandru Cel Bun Military Academy here, June 10-13, 2014.

  • European Command's Humanitarian Mine Action: Moldovan Army Engineers Protect Citizens from 70 Year-O

    Nov 30, -0001

    The deadly ghosts of World War II, in the form of unexploded artillery shells, large aerial bombs, mortars and grenades have rested within the dark, fertile soil of the Republic of Moldova for almost 70 years. European Command's Humanitarian Mine Action program (HMA) allows the Moldovan Army to rid the land of these hidden dangers once and for all.

  • NC Guard: Leaders in motorcycle safety

    Nov 30, -0001

    Chief Warrant Officer 3 Thomas Anspach, North Carolina National Guard's assistant state training officer, is the first N.C. Guardsman to graduate from the N.C. Highway Patrol's Bike Safe assessor's course on July 18, 2014, in Raleigh. Anspach, an active duty Guardsman of 23 years, is also the lead motorcycle instructor for the state.

  • Deployable Cadre Program seeking more volunteers

    Jul 31, 2014

    As the Army Contracting Command's expeditionary mission increases, the ACC Deputy Chief of Staff, Human Capital G-1, says the need for deployable civilians is increasing.

  • TARDEC Enterprise Partners

    Jul 31, 2014

    TARDEC provides full service life cycle engineering support to the TACOM Life Cycle Management Command (TACOM LCMC), the Program Executive Office for Ground Combat Systems (PEO GCS), and the Program Executive Office for Combat Support and Combat Service Support (PEO CS&CSS).

  • Natick investigates gut bacteria to improve Soldier rations, performance

    Jul 31, 2014

    It takes guts to research Soldier nutrition and performance--or, more specifically, it takes gut bacteria.

  • Service members participate in Brickyard 400 prerace ceremonies

    Jul 31, 2014

    Service members, friends and families stationed throughout Indiana participated in the Brickyard 400 prerace ceremonies at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Sunday, July 27, 2014.

  • Families earn free admission to Blue Star Museums

    Jul 31, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - Families have until Sept. 1 to explore more than 2,000 Blue Star Museums for free this year. The program is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, Department of Defense and participating museums.

  • The "Climb to Glory" EIB Train-up

    Jul 31, 2014

    More than 600 Soldiers prepare to "Climb to Glory" in the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Expert Infantryman Badge train-up on 29 July 2014, at Fort Polk's Joint Readiness Training Center. The EIB is earned by completing a series of tests designed to demonstrate the Soldier's mastery of infantry skills. The EIB qualifications start on 4 August 2014 and culminates on 8 August 2014.

  • Online tool provides 'voice' for installation customers

    Jul 31, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - When it comes to providing feedback on services provided by various organizations throughout the Department of Defense, the Interactive Customer Evaluation, or ICE, system allows customers to voice their feedback.

  • Out of Trim: 1-212th take championship

    Jul 31, 2014

    Two of Fort Rucker's top intramural softball teams went head to head to see who would take the title of post champions during a heated match that turned the championship into a double-elimination bout.

  • Back to school: As summer vacation ends officials emphasize safety

    Jul 31, 2014

    Although not everyone will be happy to return to school and say goodbye to summer vacation Aug. 5, officials stress it is important that everyone -- students, teachers, parents, housing residents and employees -- stay safe when heading to and from facilities this year.

  • Going to the dogs: Dog park offers 4-legged Family fun

    Jul 31, 2014

    Military Families come in all shapes and sizes, and some members even have fur. There are around 700 dogs living in the three Corvias Military Living neighborhoods on post, and the Bark Park that was set up for them six years ago is still one of the best places parents and their four-legged children can go to stretch their legs.

  • Saluting service: 9 retirees honored at ceremony

    Jul 31, 2014

    A retirement ceremony was held July 25 at the Army Aviation Museum that honored nine retirees.

  • Combat Lifesaver Course trains Soldiers to save lives on, off battlefield

    Jul 31, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - In the event of an emergency, Army combat medics play a critical role by applying first aid and trauma care to wounded Soldiers, but in some situations the first person to assist isn't always a certified medic.

  • CAC CSM visits Fort Rucker

    Jul 31, 2014

    The U.S. Army Combined Arms Center command sergeant major visited Fort Rucker July 23 to inform Aviation Soldiers about the future of the NCO corps and spoke to more than 100 Soldiers, including students at Yano Hall and sergeants to command sergeants major at the NCO Academy.

  • 229th MI Linguists leave classroom for tactical training

    Aug 18, 2014

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. -- Nearly 70 linguists from the 229th Military Intelligence Battalion left their classrooms for tactical training at former Fort Ord MOUT site recently.

  • Day in the Life: ACS employee a man of many hats

    Jul 31, 2014

    Many on Fort Rucker might have seen or even visited the installation's Army Community Service employment readiness program manager, but what many might not know is that he's a man who wears many hats.

  • Job Fair: Opportunity for career success

    Jul 31, 2014

    Job fairs traditionally come in all sizes and flavors -- from the small half-day employer days to student career fairs at local high schools to full-blown, multi-day community job fairs that offer breakout sessions on a variety of employment-related topics for interested attendees.

  • Pharmacy opens to rave reviews

    Jul 31, 2014

    The Lyster Army Health Clinic's pharmacy had its grand opening ceremony July 28, and even though patients had been using the new facility for a week beforehand, many were in attendance to celebrate with LAHC staff and Soldiers.

  • Soldiers set to entertain Wiregrass

    Jul 31, 2014

    It's not often that people of the Wiregrass are treated to a free, high-energy, Broadway-style form of entertainment, but the 2014 U.S. Army Soldier Show is providing just that, along with a positive message.

  • Rock Island Arsenal and JMC honor retirees' 124 years of combined service

    Aug 1, 2014

    The U.S. Army's Joint Munitions Command hosted the Quarterly Retirement and Retreat Community Ceremony to honor four individuals' government service, here, July 31.

  • Sergeant Audie Murphy Club inducts 6 local Soldiers

    Jul 31, 2014

    Many people affiliated with the Army know about the heroic tales of Audie Murphy, but for some, stories of the former Soldier's heroism are a way of life.

  • Croonin' captain

    Jul 31, 2014

  • Fort Sill lifeguard saves teenager from lake

    Jul 31, 2014

    Soldiers are trained to protect on land, but Staff Sgt. Ronnie Moore, Fires Center of Excellence, saved a life in water July 26, 2014, at Lake Elmer Thomas Recreation Area.

  • 168th loses Soldier, remembers her spirit

    Jul 31, 2014

    Soldiers, family and friends from the 168th Brigade Support Battalion gathered for a memorial service July 24 at Frontier Chapel to honor the memory of Staff Sgt. Laquita Robinson, who died July 16.

  • Flu vaccines coming to Reynolds in September

    Jul 31, 2014

    Reynolds Army Community Hospital (RACH) will kick off its annual Army Flu Campaign beginning in September.

  • Fort Sill spouse serves 'free' baked goods

    Jul 31, 2014

    Jennifer Parker is fighting the injustices of gluten intolerance one baked good at a time. A nine-year military spouse, Parker opened the Bakery Emporium, a gluten-free bakery in Lawton, Okla., to give everyone the opportunity to eat without discomfort.

  • New chief warrant officer begins work at ANAD

    Jul 31, 2014

    Chief Warrant Officer 3 Adrian Pubill joined the ranks of Anniston Army Depot July 15.

  • Anniston Army Depot holds Employee Appreciation Day

    Jul 31, 2014

    Anniston Army Depot showed appreciation for the employees who fulfill the installation's mission and the families who support them July 24 at Capron Field.

  • Fort Sill thefts increasing

    Jul 31, 2014

    A recent rise in thefts from vehicles, and attempted garage break-ins at Buffalo Soldiers Acres Neighborhood here has the head of Fort Sill law enforcement advising residents to take basic precautions from becoming victims.

  • DOIM introducing zero clients at ANAD

    Jul 31, 2014

    For many years, computer users have been told to back up files and data. There is a good reason for this. In the Directorate of Information Management's Service Center, it is very difficult, if not impossible, to obtain a user's files and data from a computer that has crashed. In the very near future, some users will no longer have to back up their files and data. The reason is an ultrathin server-based thin client, known as a zero client.

  • Joint Munitions Command Hosts Ammunition Management Career Program Planning Board

    Jul 31, 2014

    The Joint Munitions Command hosted a meeting, July 30, here, for Career Plan-33 organization and activity career program managers to better assist their ammunitions management workforce.

  • Buie followed father in Army career

    Jul 31, 2014

    Sgt. Maj. Debra Buie grew up wanting to be in the Army. But, as she got older, her father encouraged her to pursue other careers - either go to college or get a civilian job. After two years of college, though, the pull to wear an Army uniform was still strong. So, she visited a recruiter one afternoon and 27 years later is still happy with her decision.

  • TACOM CG visits Anniston

    Jul 31, 2014

    TACOM Life Cycle Management Command's newly installed commander, Maj. Gen. Gwen Bingham toured Anniston Army Depot and its major tenants July 22 and 23.

  • Fort Carson MPs garner national traffic award

    Jul 31, 2014

    A Fort Carson military police company received national recognition for its work in traffic enforcement.

  • ACC, ECC participate in Organization Day activities

    Jul 31, 2014

    Army Contracting Command and Expeditionary Contracting Command headquarters personnel and their families and friends gathered at Point Mallard Park, Decatur, Alabama for their annual organizational day activities.

  • Fires Center of Excellence honors new Field Artillery commandant

    Jul 31, 2014

    The Fires Center of Excellence and Fort Sill honored its new and 51st Field Artillery School commandant and chief of FA with a 9 a.m. reveille ceremony July 23, in front of McNair Hall.

  • New TACOM commanding general visits RIA-JMTC

    Aug 4, 2014

    Maj. Gen. Gwen Bingham, commanding general of the United States Army TACOM Life Cycle Management Command, visited the Rock Island Arsenal Joint Manufacturing and Technology Center (RIA-JMTC) on July 24.

  • JIEDDO director addresses explosives symposium

    Jul 31, 2014

    Lt. Gen. John. D. Johnson kicked off industry's second annual Explosives Ordnance Disposal, Improvised Explosive Device and Countermine Symposium July 22, focusing his discussion on the lessons learned standing up capabilities to counter IEDs while fighting an adaptive, asymmetric enemy.

  • 31st ADA Soldier wins Fires Center of Excellence Tenant Career Counselor of the Year

    Jul 31, 2014

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- With the U.S. Army currently drawing down on Soldiers across the force the ability to retain proficient Soldiers is more important now than ever. The job of U.S. Army Career Counselors is to ensure that the Soldiers who are currently serving in our ranks are retained and are satisfied with their current military occupation skill and duty stations.

  • Archeologists discover mastodon fossils at WSMR

    Jul 31, 2014

    Archaeologists at White Sands Missile Range have stumbled across the first mastodon fossils from the Tularosa Basin.

  • Outreach, training event offers internships, career opportunities

    Jul 31, 2014

    Soldiers who are ill or have been wounded or injured in combat or training; but are not in the Wounded Warrior program, may participate in the upcoming Operation War Fighter (OWF) and Education and Employment Initiative (E2I) Outreach and Training Event.

  • Air Cav takes to skies across Texas

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    A UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter with Company C, 3rd Assault Helicopter Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, soars through the air on its way to Beaumont, Texas, July 21. Upon arrival, AH-64 Apache helicopter pilots maneuvered aircraft that had returned from Afghanistan in preparation for the redeployment of the 1st Attack Helicopter Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division later this year.

  • Air Cav takes to skies across Texas

    Nov 30, -0001

    A UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter with Company C, 3rd Assault Helicopter Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, soars over Houston's ports on its way back from Beaumont, Texas, July 21. The aircraft were taking part in a logistical movement from Afghanistan to Fort Hood in preparation for the redeployment of the 1st Attack Helicopter Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division later this year.

  • Air Cav takes to skies across Texas

    Nov 30, -0001

    A UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter with Company C, 3rd Assault Helicopter Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, soars over eastern Texas on its way back from Beaumont, Texas, July 21. While at Beaumont, AH-64 Apache helicopter pilots maneuvered aircraft that had returned from Afghanistan in preparation for the redeployment of the 1st Attack Helicopter Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division later this year.

  • Air Cav takes to skies across Texas

    Nov 30, -0001

    AH-64 Apache helicopters are staged at Jack Brooks Regional Airport, Beaumont, Texas, July 21 in preparation to return to Hood Army Airfield, Fort Hood, Texas. The aircraft returned to Fort Hood after arriving from Afghanistan in preparation for the redeployment of the 1st Attack Helicopter Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division later this year.

  • Air Cav takes to skies across Texas

    Nov 30, -0001

    A UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter with Company C, 3rd Assault Helicopter Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, soars over eastern Texas on its way back from Beaumont, Texas, July 21. While at Beaumont, AH-64 Apache helicopter pilots maneuvered aircraft that had returned from Afghanistan in preparation for the redeployment of the 1st Attack Helicopter Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division later this year.

  • Army brat makes move to Army cadet

    Jul 31, 2014

    Born to Army Sgt. 1st Class Shane Wolfe and Air Force Senior Master Sgt. Michell Mashburn, Kimberly Wolfe has embraced the military lifestyle since before she could walk. Now as a 2014 graduate of Waynesville High School, Wolfe will be following in her parent's footsteps, but will leave her own unique mark on her Family's history.

  • Fort Leonard Wood recognizes excellence

    Jul 31, 2014

    The following individuals received awards presented by Maj. Gen. Leslie Smith, Maneuver Support Center of Excellence and Fort Leonard Wood commanding general, and Command Sgt. Maj. Terrence Murphy, MSCoE and Fort Leonard Wood command sergeant major, for going above and beyond during the 3rd Quarter Appreciation of Excellence Award Ceremony held July 23 in Baker Theater.

  • Mamie Eisenhower letter donated to Fort Meade Museum

    Aug 1, 2014

    A letter from former First Lady Mamie Eisenhower was donated to the Fort Meade Museum, in Maryland, July 25, 2014.

  • Reserve Marines on post for CBRN MOS training

    Jul 31, 2014

    Reserve Marines from Kansas spent two weeks on Fort Leonard Wood focusing on their Military Occupation Specialty -- Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear defense.

  • SecArmy with retired general at Army Profession Symposium

    Jul 31, 2014

    Secretary of the Army John McHugh (right) talks with retired Gen. Fred Franks during the Army Profession Symposium held at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., July 30, 2014. (U.S. Army photo by Mr. John Martinez)

  • WSMR hosts test for the Hand Held Precision Targeting Device

    Jul 31, 2014

    WHITE SANDS MISSILE RANGE, N.M. - In mid-July, the U.S. Army's Rapid Equipping Force (REF), now part of PEO Soldier, along with PEO Soldier's Project Management Office PM Soldier Sensors and Lasers (PM SSL), conducted a test in the mountains overlooking White Sands Missile Range (WSMR).

  • ACC CSM looking for motto suggestions

    Jul 31, 2014

    According to Army Contracting Command's senior noncommissioned officer there's something missing in the command and he wants Soldiers and civilians to help him find it.

  • Army values motivate girl from Baghdad to Soldier

    Jul 31, 2014

    A camouflage pencil and American Soldiers displaying Army Values led an Iraqi girl down the path to joining the U.S. Army.

  • Great weather + Free show = FUN

    Aug 1, 2014

    Hundreds of visitors and special guests joined their host, the Honorable Katherine Hammack, Assistant Secretary of the Army for Installations, Energy & Environment, as they 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."

  • Military customs and traditions inspire unit cohesion

    Jul 31, 2014

    The U.S. military's basic training creates America's warriors from citizens. Issued uniforms begin the transformation from individual to team-member. During training, these new warriors learn to march, shoot, work as a team, and receive the basic knowledge of their branch. They also begin learning something else; something more powerful than their weapons.

  • USACE Galveston District awards $2.6 million contract to dredge channel to Victoria

    Jul 31, 2014

    GALVESTON, Texas (July 31, 2014) -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District awarded a contract in the amount of $2,664,500 to Orion Marine Group for maintenance dredging of the channel to Victoria in Calhoun County, Texas.

  • SOLDIER'S YOUTUBE FAME LEADS TO OTSG REQUEST FOR PERFORMANCE TRIAD RAP

    Jul 31, 2014

    When the short video clip sent in from a parent went viral on YouTube, Staff Sergeant Stokely was amazed. What followed his fame, led to an even more surprising event when Stokely received a call from The Office of the Army Surgeon General.

  • Machinist apprentices join ranks of 104 year-old-program

    Jul 31, 2014

    With a history dating back before World War I, the Rock Island Arsenal Joint Manufacturing and Technology Center's (RIA-JMTC) Machinist Apprentice Program has been graduating skilled machinists since 1910. A new group of 12 graduates continued the tradition and graduated on July 25th.

  • 10th Combat Aviation Brigade unveils MQ-1C Gray Eagle unit

    Jul 31, 2014

    FORT DRUM, NY -- The 10th Combat Aviation Brigade uncased its D Company, 10th Aviation Regiment guidon, marking the official activation of its MQ-1C Gray Eagle unmanned aerial system company during a ceremony July 23 on Wheeler-Sack Army Airfield.

  • Northern Regional Medical Command committed to quality care

    Jul 31, 2014

    Brig. Gen. Robert D. Tenhet and Command Sgt. Maj. Benjamin H.S. Scott, Jr., sign the Army Medicine Healthcare Covenant during a Northern Regional Medical Command employee town hall meeting July 30 at Fort Belvoir.

  • 413th CSB participates in small business forum

    Jul 31, 2014

    The 413th Contracting Support Brigade was among the various federal agencies at the 12th Annual Hawaii Small Business Forum to discuss contracting opportunities and updates to small businesses looking to start or expand opportunities as a federal contractor.

  • USC team visits Fort Jackson

    Jul 31, 2014

    The University of South Carolina men's basketball team visited Fort Jackson July 28, 2014, for a meet-and-greet with Fort Jackson children.

  • Wiesbaden Honors 239th Anniversary of the Chaplain Corps

    Jul 31, 2014

    WIESBADEN, Germany (July 29, 2014) -- Nearly 100 Soldiers, civilians and family members gathered at the Little Italy Restaurant on Clay Kaserne to celebrate the 239th anniversary of the U.S. Army Chaplains Corps.

  • Slideshow: Car show attracts enthusiasts

    Jul 31, 2014

    More than 100 cars, trucks and motorcycles were on display Saturday at Patriots Park as part of the post's annual auto craft car and bike show

  • Suicide screen important during health care exams

    Jul 31, 2014

    Kenner Army Health Clinic providers screen all enrollees for symptoms of depression, including suicidal thoughts, at each primary care visit. It is very important for individuals seeking health care services at KAHC to be honest with their medical providers regarding both their physical and behavioral health functioning.

  • Career fair set for Tuesday

    Jul 31, 2014

    Fort Jackson will host a military community career fair from 9 a.m. to noon, Aug. 5, 2014, at the Solomon Center.

  • Leaving the Army? Don't miss this briefing

    Sep 8, 2014

    Preseparation, retirement and CSB/Redux briefings give Soldiers, family members tools to succeed

  • Cultivating community -- Jackson Jubilee, National Night Out scheduled

    Jul 31, 2014

    Fort Jackson community members and their families can learn about the post and the area with the help of the Jackson Jubilee community information event.

  • F Co., 5-158 'Phantoms' crowned 2014 Ansbach softball champions

    Aug 4, 2014

    The F Company "Phantoms" defeated the D Company "Dragons" during the hard-fought 2014 Unit Softball Championship held July 24 at Katterbach Army Airfield, with a final score of 10-5. The teams are both from 5th Battalion, 158th Aviation Regiment (General Support).

  • Army's policy on 'Spice' remains zero tolerance

    Jul 31, 2014

    "Spice" is a synthetic drug that mimics the effects of marijuana, and while it was once sold legally, it has since been banned by both the Army and by the Drug Enforcement Agency for all Americans.

  • Paratroopers use sports to build bonds in Latvia

    Jul 31, 2014

    Two-day sports competition improves interoperability between 1-91st Soldiers, Latvian National Guard

  • 3-319th AFAR takes on Holland Drop Zone

    Jul 31, 2014

    Paratroopers assigned to 3rd Battalion, 319th Airborne Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, jump onto Holland Drop Zone, July 29, at Fort Bragg, N.C.

  • Lt.j.g. Laura Bis Shout Out to the Detroit Tigers

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    Lt.j.g. Laura Bis Shouts out to the Detroit Tigers.

  • Sgt. Chloe Barnes Father's Day Shout Out

    Nov 30, -0001

    Sgt. Chloe Barnes with the 128th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment, Utah National Guard say's Happy Father's Day to her dad in Pleasant Grove, Utah.

  • Lightening the Load at FOB Apache - Spc. Nathan Obeslo Interview

    Nov 30, -0001

    Members of the 1742nd Transportation Company convoyed from Kandahar Airfield to Forward Operating Base Apache to bring back items such as vehicles and storage containers as part of Apache's retrograde and deconstruction. Spc. Nathan Obeslo, from Sioux Falls, S.D., talks about this mission and his role, this deployment, his part in the history of Operation Enduring Freedom, celebrating his birthday with a mission to FOB Apache, and what gets him through the deployment.

  • Lightening the Load at FOB Apache

    Nov 30, -0001

    Members of the 1742nd Transportation Company convoyed from Kandahar Airfield to Forward Operating Base Apache to bring back vehicles, storage containers and other equipment as part of Apache's retrograde and deconstruction. The soldiers loaded up equipment during the night, got some sleep as the sun was coming up, and began traveling back to Kandahar the next afternoon.

  • Operation Proper Exit 17 in Kandahar: Warriors Forever

    Nov 30, -0001

    Five U.S. Army wounded warriors came to Kandahar Airfield as part of a tour around Afghanistan for Operation Proper Exit 17. The participants included Retired SGT Adam Keys of Allentown, PA, 20th Engineer Brigade; CPT Ivan Castro of Raeford, NC, U.S. Army Special Operations Command; Retired MSG Chris Corbin of Metairie, LA, 7th Special Forces Group; Retired SGT Adam Hartswick of State College, PA, 1st Brigade, 1st Armored Division; and COL Tim Karcher of Harker Heights, TX, U.S. Army Operational Test Command.

  • Operation Proper Exit 17: Wounded Warriors Arrive on KAF

    Nov 30, -0001

    Five U.S. Army wounded warriors arrived on Kandahar Airfield as part of a tour around Afghanistan during Operation Proper Exit 17. The arriving guests included Retired SGT Adam Keys of Allentown, PA, 20th Engineer Brigade; CPT Ivan Castro of Raeford, NC, US Army Special Operations Command; Retired MSG Chris Corbin of Metairie, LA, 7th Special Forces Group; Retired SGT Adam Hartswick of State College, PA, A CO 3-41 Infantry 1-1 Armor Division; and COL Tim Karcher of Harker Heights, TX, Operational Test Command. U.S. and Coalition servicemembers, as well as leadership from 1st Cavalry Division welcomed the group to Kandahar Airfield. As soon as they arrived, they loaded onto Black Hawks and flew away to visit Pasab, Afghanistan.

  • Convoy Training

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers perform convoy training as trainers induce stress to create a realistic training environment. Includes sound bites from Sgt. Miles Noonan, Observer Coach Trainer, 1/307th INF BN and 1st Lt. Petar Mostarac, 133rd Quartermaster Company. Also available in high definition.

  • SPC Anthony Reed: A Citizen Soldier from South Dakota

    Nov 30, -0001

    SPC Anthony Reed of the 1742nd Transportation Company speaks about his family and support system, experiences as a National Guard soldier, his civilian employers, and his hobbies and skills. The Sioux Falls, South Dakota native is currently deployed to Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. He's assisted in many missions regarding base closures in Afghanistan.

  • A South Dakota Scout Truck Crew: "We Find What You Fear"

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    The Scout Truck crew of 1st Platoon, 1742nd Transportation Company, leads the way to FOB closure operations in southern Afghanistan. Their most recent convoy was from Kandahar Airfield to FOB Apache. Also available in high definition.

  • German general to be assigned as U.S. Army Europe's new chief of staff

    Jul 31, 2014

    WIESBADEN, Germany -- As announced by the German Federal Ministry of Defence, U.S. Army Europe's next chief of staff will be a general officer from the Bundeswehr, Brig. Gen. Markus Laubenthal. In this capacity, Laubenthal will synchronize the activities of the USAREUR staff in much the same manner as his American predecessors have done. Laubenthal has already been receiving initial briefings from the USAREUR staff and is expected to report to duty full time on or about August 4.

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