Archive: Jul 2014

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  • 687th Engineers deconstruct FOB Apache

    Nov 30, -0001

    Sgt. Joshua Greves, 687th Engineer Company, 46th Engineer Battalion, from Fort Polk, La., uses hand signals to guide a hydraulic excavator removing inner force-protection barriers at Forward Operating Base Apache, Zabul Province, Afghanistan, June 30, 2014. The engineers have been in Afghanistan for three weeks and will be deconstructing FOB Apache over the next few months. (U.S. Army photo by Staff. Sgt. John Etheridge)

  • 687th Engineers deconstruct FOB Apache

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers with the 687th Engineering Company, 46th Engineer Battalion, Fort Polk, La., tear down inner structures at Forward Operating Base Apache, Zabul Province, Afghanistan, June 30, 2014. The engineers have been in Afghanistan for three weeks and will be deconstructing FOB Apache over the next few months. (U.S. Army photo by Staff. Sgt. John Etheridge)

  • REF forward lab provides Soldiers equipment solutions in a hurry

    Jul 5, 2014

    The mantra "adapt and overcome" is a rolling motto for the United States military. Even when a Soldier finds an equipment shortfall, he or she still needs to accomplish the mission. The Rapid Equipping Force is a little-known tool to provide Soldiers with fast, quality solutions to those shortfalls and a place where Soldiers' ideas can be translated into useful equipment.

  • Forward Surgical Team Soldier succeeds through adversity

    Nov 30, -0001

    During the cool hours on Forward Operating Base Sweeney, which is situated in a mountain valley in southern Afghanistan, a woman with a beautiful and seemingly carefree smile sits under shade at a picnic table. Beneath the amiable surface of Capt. Dianne James, at her core layers of character, lie years of countless victories over struggle and hardship.

  • 1st Cavalry Division Arrives on Kandahar Airfield

    Nov 30, -0001

    Members of 1st Cavalry Division arrive at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, to replace 4th Infantry Division in Regional Command South. Also available in high definition.

  • Sgt. Wooden on TF Raptor First Ever Induction Ceremony and More

    Nov 30, -0001

    Sgt. Timothy Wooden of Task Force Raptor, where Soldiers of the 16th Combat Aviation Brigade, from Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash. are currently stationed, was recently promoted to the rank of Sergeant and was among the first Task Force Raptor Soldiers to ever be inducted, or ceremonially welcomed, into the Non commissioned Officer Corps. He speaks of the ceremony, being an NCO, and his loved ones. Also available in high definition.

  • Sgt. Backus on Task Force Raptor's First Ever NCO Induction Ceremony and More

    Nov 30, -0001

    Sgt. Daniel Backus was recently promoted to the rank of Sergeant and was among the first Task Force Raptor soldiers to ever be inducted, or ceremonially welcomed, into the Noncommissioned Officer Corps. He talks about the ceremony, his work in Afghanistan, being an NCO, his loved ones and more. Also available in high definition.

  • Historic First NCO Induction Ceremony for Task Force Raptor (VIDEO 1 of 2)

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers of Task Force Raptor, where soldiers of the 16th Combat Aviation Brigade from Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash. and Tennessee National Guard are currently deployed, were recently promoted to the rank of sergeant. This is the first ever NCO Induction ceremony for Task Force Raptor. This series includes interaction between inductees, a prayer, the National Anthem, ceremonial representations, the playing of Taps, honoring the fallen, a speech by CSM David Clark of 4th Infantry Division, sponsors introducing inductees and their hometowns across the U.S., soldiers walking through the NCO archway, the Army Song, the cutting of the cake, and words by SGM Tillman of 16th Combat Aviation Brigade.

  • Historic First NCO Induction Ceremony for Task Force Raptor (VIDEO 2 of 2)

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers of Task Force Raptor, where soldiers of the 16th Combat Aviation Brigade from Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash. and Tennessee National Guard are currently deployed, were recently promoted to the rank of Sergeant. This is the first ever NCO Induction ceremony for Task Force Raptor. This series includes interaction between inductees, a prayer, the National Anthem, ceremonial representations, the playing of Taps, honoring the fallen, a speech by CSM David Clark of 4th Infantry Division, sponsors introducing inductees and their hometowns across the U.S., soldiers walking through the NCO archway, the Army Song, the cutting of the cake, and words by SGM Tillman of 16th Combat Aviation Brigade. Also available in high definition.

  • Father-Son Reunion in Afghanistan, 1SG (Ret.) Victor Soler and CW2 Victor Soler

    Nov 30, -0001

    A father and son have a long-awaited reunion at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan in June 2014. amazingly falling right before Father's Day. When Warrant Officer Victor Soler, is deployed, years of separation are finally over for he and his dad, who works full time in Kabul, Afghanistan. In this interview, the Solers talk about work, family, life, and of course helicopters. Produced by Sgt. Chloe Barnes. Includes soundbites from 1st Sgt. (Ret.) Victor A. Soler, helicopter mechanic contractor working in Kabul, and Chief Warrant Officer Victor Antonio Soler, Black Hawk pilot with Task Force Warhawk, 2-158th Assault Helicopter Battalion.

  • Happy Father's Day from 128th MPAD

    Nov 30, -0001

    A Father's Day message from deployed members of the 128th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment, Utah National Guard.

  • Father-Son Reunion in Afghanistan

    Nov 30, -0001

    A father and son have a long-awaited reunion at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan just in time for Father's Day. Victor Soler, a retired Army first sergeant, is a contractor in Kabul, Afghanistan. When his son, Chief Warrant Officer Victor Soler, is deployed, years of separation are finally over. See more at dvidshub.net

  • Capt. Martin on First Ever 4-2 MSF Mortar Shoot

    Nov 30, -0001

    Interview about the story "Members of Afghan National Army Shoot Mortars for the First Time." International forces traveled north of Daman, Kandahar Province to provide hands-on mortar training for Afghan National Army soldiers. Members of the 4th Kandak 2nd Mobile Strike Force mortar platoon of the ANA shot mortars for the first time ever on May 21st after learning from Slovakian Security Forces for months.

  • Regional Command South Independence Day Ceremony

    Nov 30, -0001

    Deployed servicemembers participated in an Independence Day ceremony the evening of the 4th of July in Regional Command South. It was a ceremony of prayer, history and words from leaders of 4th Infantry Division. Available in high definition.

  • Happy Independence Day from Kandahar

    Nov 30, -0001

    A message for you from deployed service members in Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan.

  • 2014 Kuwait Peachtree shadow run

    Nov 30, -0001

    Approximately 600 runners participated in the 2014 Atlanta Journal-Constitution's Peachtree Road Race 10K shadow run July 4.

  • Caserma Ederle 4th of July Celebration

    Jan 13, 2015

  • Army watercraft support 3rd Marines during RIMPAC 2014

    Nov 30, -0001

    Logistic Support Vessel 2 - U.S. Army Vessel CW3 Harold A. Clinger, manned by a 163rd Transportation Detachment crew, got underway from its homeport at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam on July 2 to conduct the first of eight surface lifts between Kaneohe Bay and Kawaihae Harbor in support of 3rd Marines as part of the biennial Rim of the Pacific 2014 exercise. LSV-2 will also partner with 25th Infantry Division's 25th Combat Aviation Brigade, for casualty evacuation operations and a shipboard aerial resupply with the New Zealand Navy, and conduct Logistics over the Shore operations during RIMPAC 2014. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Mary E. Ferguson, 8th Theater Sustainment Command Public Affairs/Released)

  • A partnership for the fallen

    Jul 3, 2014

    Rosa Delia Guerro Lopez never joined the military, but now she wishes she had. Hollywood depictions of Soldiers cleaning floors with toothbrushes convinced young Guerro Lopez, now 42, and a pathology technician at the Institute of Forensic Sciences, San Juan, Puerto Rico, that the military was not the place for her. She associated the armed forces with conflict and knew nothing of benefits like free education.

  • Puddle Play

    Jul 3, 2014

    Hadley Blackman, 3, walks through deep puddles after participating in the 1st Battalion, 5th Infantry Regiment Junior Bobcat Days at Fort Wainwright, Alaska July 2, 2014.

  • 'Big Red One' veterans meet in California for annual reunion

    Jul 3, 2014

    The Society of the First Infantry Division's 96th annual reunion was June 25-29 in Orange County, Calif. Between sightseeing trips and visiting area attractions, "Big Red One" veterans from World War II to the Global War on Terrorism gathered to swap stories of selfless service, memorialize those the division and the society have lost and honor those serving in the 1st Inf. Div. today.

  • Proven technology remains viable disaster communication tool

    Jul 7, 2014

    Whether an earthquake strikes, a tsunami reaches shore, a wildfire scorches the forest or a man-made emergency has occurred a near century-old form of electronic communication continues to prove its worth relaying critical information during catastrophes alongside today's state-of-the-art tools.

  • Director, Capability Package Change of Command

    Jul 3, 2014

    Soldier Hall at Fort Bliss, Texas, was filled with Soldiers, family, friends and Network Integration Evaluation (NIE) personnel bidding farewell to Col. Gail Washington, 25 June, as she relinquished responsibility as the Project Manager, Capability Package (Current) to Col. Terrece B. Harris, who will now assume duties as the Director, Capability Package

  • Fort Campbell athletes triumph at Warrior trials

    Jul 3, 2014

    Two Fort Campbell Soldiers from the Warrior Transition Battalion recently returned from the Army Warrior Games trials with gold, silver and bronze medals in hand -- along with the esprit de corps that represents the determined and resilient strength of the famed installation that sits on the Kentucky/Tennessee border.

  • Army publishes SHARP campaign plan

    Jul 7, 2014

    The Army must take conscious steps to identify and reduce the environmental risks, predatory behaviors, and personal vulnerabilities associated with sexual assault and harassment, said the Army's G-1.

  • Revolutionary Mystery: Grave marker of local patriot returned, rededicated

    Jul 3, 2014

    As the Nation prepares to celebrate Independence Day, thoughts and thanks are given to those Patriots that came before us and fought for freedom and liberty. On June 28, a Revolutionary War Soldier who helped fight for that independence more than 235 years ago was honored and a stolen grave marker was returned to its rightful place during a grave dedication ceremony.

  • DIVWEST father, son run to annihilate childhood cancer

    Jul 3, 2014

    FORT HOOD, Texas -- A staff officer and his son recently created a superhero and hosted a 5-Kilometer Run/Walk in Grenada, Mississippi, raising awareness and funds for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee.

  • Soldiers urged to stay safe over Independence Day weekend

    Jul 3, 2014

    Army leadership urges all Soldiers, family members and Army civilians to incorporate safety into their 4th of July celebrations in order to minimize any unwanted incidents during America's birthday celebration.

  • Sweet drinks leading dental damage determinant

    Jul 3, 2014

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- Candy is officially taking a backseat as the leading culprit for causing cavities. Now sweet snacks and sugary drinks are driving dental emergencies and Fort Sill Dental Activity Soldiers are on the forefront of the battle.

  • Sill AER campaign deemed successful

    Jul 3, 2014

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- This year's Army Emergency Relief (AER) campaign was a great success, said campaign officials. Some 2,744 scholarships were awarded to children of active-duty and retired Soldiers, and 895 scholarships to spouses. The total amount awarded for the 2014 to 2015 school year came to $8.8 million dollars.

  • ACC Senior leaders convene at Redstone Arsenal

    Jul 3, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--The Army Contracting Command senior leadership convened here June 24-27 to discuss the state of the command and adjust the command's current strategic direction.

  • 'Filthy Thirteen,' 506th PIR live on at Camp Toccoa, Ga.

    Jul 3, 2014

    The Filthy Thirteen -- a nickname given to the 1st Demolition Section of the Regimental Headquarters Company, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division, in World War II -- says a lot about the men of the unit. They are the men who suited up in war paint and shaved their hair into mohawks prior to parachuting into Normandy. Despite their reputation as troublemakers, the section was tasked to secure or destroy bridges overlooking the Douve River in the days following D-Day. While the activities of these men rose to new fictional heights in the 1960s book and movie, "The Dirty Dozen," there is much more to the story.

  • Former SGM credits success as realtor to Army training

    Jul 3, 2014

    COLONIAL HEIGHTS, Va. (July 3, 2024) -- Scott Morgan, the top individual real estate sales producer for Napier Realtors ERA Tri-Cities in 2013, credits his success to the skills, discipline, teamwork, work ethic, enthusiasm and focus he experienced during 22 years in the Army.

  • 94th AAMDC Change of Command: Col. Eric Sanchez follows Brig. Gen. Dan Karbler

    Jul 3, 2014

    The Soldiers of the 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command bid farewell to Brig. Gen. Daniel Karbler and welcomed Col. (P) Eric Sanchez as the new commander of the 94th AAMDC in a Change of Command Ceremony, on the historic Palm Circle field, June 27.

  • Second course at Fort Lee to implement new training methodology

    Jul 3, 2014

    FORT LEE, Va. (July 3, 2014) -- Another Ordnance School course here will soon implement the Skills Based Training program.

  • Recent rains provide relief for some Corps lakes

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    The rains that fell earlier this month have produced good inflows to the lakes in some parts of the state such as east and central Texas, while many other lakes north and west Texas remain well below their conservation pool levels.

  • Little Big Town set to perform at Fort Sill

    Jul 3, 2014

    It's not too late to get tickets for the Army Concert Tour featuring award winning country music stars Little Big Town with special guests Tyler Bryant and the Shakedown, and The O's.

  • MCAHC now tobacco-free campus

    Jul 23, 2014

    McDonald Army Health Center is a Tobacco Free Campus

  • Playbook execution yields clean slate at Sam Rayburn hydropower plant

    Nov 30, -0001

    It is not every day that one has to execute disaster plans, but it's sure nice to have one when the need arises.

  • Fort Sill selects AIT Platoon Sergeant of Year

    Jul 3, 2014

  • Ordnance School brigade welcomes new commander

    Jul 3, 2014

    FORT LEE, Va. (July 3, 2014) -- The 59th Ordnance Brigade welcomed Col. Jeffery A. Carter as its new top leader during a change of command ceremony Friday at Whittington Parade Field on the Ordnance Campus.

  • Fort Sill battalion test fires high-tech missile

    Jul 3, 2014

    A firing element from A Battery, 1st Battalion, 14th Field Artillery test fired an M39 Army Tactical Missile System (ATACMS).

  • Fort Worth District adds third Wheeler award to its medal cache

    Jul 3, 2014

    In May the Society of American Military Engineers awarded the Wheeler Medal to Dr. Rumanda Young, Fort Worth District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Young is the third winner from Fort Worth since the Wheeler was first awarded in 1955 and only the second woman ever to win the national honor. The first was Peggy Grubbs, now deputy district engineer, Fort Worth District.

  • Energy team scurries like bees during Marine Corps Reserve Center audit

    Nov 30, -0001

    While the administrative staff at a Marine Corps Reserve training center in Texarkana, Texas, went about its normal business on a bright, clear morning in May, civilians in reflective vests could be seen scurrying like bees in and around the training facility during a May 28 energy audit.

  • Harrison Promoted to Major General

    Jul 8, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- In front of family and friends, Brig. Gen. Ted Harrison, Army Contracting Command commanding general, was promoted to the rank of major general during a July 3 ceremony here.

  • USAREC's Musical Outreach Team Performs at Warped Tour; Attracts Qualified Prospects

    Jul 3, 2014

    Warped Tour, the country's longest running alternative music festival provide Army Recruiting Command with qualified prospects

  • Recruiter Selected to Compete on Armed Forces Bowling Team

    Jul 3, 2014

    Army Center Commander makes the cut to compete on the Armed Forces Bowling team for the second year in a row.

  • New HT-JCOE award recognizes Army honor graduates

    Jul 3, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - The Human Intelligence Training -- Joint Center of Excellence has begun recognizing the Army honor graduates of its Source Operations Course and the Defense Advanced Tradecraft Course with the Col. KB Reid Human Intelligence Award.

  • Recruiting Company Commander's Daughter Named Army Military Child of Year

    Jul 7, 2014

    Company commander's daughter named Army Military Child of the Year for forming a foundation that supports the children of military heroes

  • Mission completed for FH MI soldier, Olympic Medal Received

    Jul 3, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - Representing both the U.S. Army and the United States, Capt. Chris Fogt, an officer currently attending the Military Intelligence Captain's Career Course here, won a Bronze medal during the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia.

  • Prevention month reminds all to protect their eyesight

    Jul 3, 2014

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- July is Eye Injury Prevention month, and that is not by coincidence. Summer is a time of increased outdoor activities; from yard work and home maintenance, to sports and Fourth of July fireworks, the chances of eye injuries increase greatly during the summer months.

  • 'Number one Intel captain' receives Weinstein Award

    Jul 3, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - As part of the Military Intelligence Corps Hall of Fame Induction two-day event, Maj. Gen. Robert Ashley, commanding general, U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence and Fort Huachuca, along with members of the Weinstein Family, took a moment to recognize a Soldier who excels in the Military Intelligence field. They presented him with the Lt. Gen. Sidney T. Weinstein Award for Excellence in Military Intelligence, June 27.

  • Terminally ill Army wife gives birth to 'miracle' baby at BAMC

    Jul 7, 2014

    When doctors told Yesenia Ruiz-Rojo she was terminally ill, the pregnant 21-year-old put all thoughts of herself aside. Just save my baby, she asked.

  • Albuquerque District, USACE, Welcomes 34th Commander

    Jul 7, 2014

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Albuquerque District welcomed it's 34th commander June 26, 2014, during a formal change of command ceremony at the District headquarters.

  • 111 MI Bde. changes leaders during ceremony with unusual touches

    Jul 3, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - The 111th Military Intelligence Brigade began its change of command ceremony on Chaffee Parade Field with two special events to bid farewell to its outgoing Commander Col. Richard "Mike" Monnard, and to welcome incoming Commander Col. Kevin Wilkinson, June 27.

  • Sill ranges home to venemous snakes

    Jul 3, 2014

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- A wetter than normal June returned some green to Southwest Oklahoma, and with the increased moisture perhaps more food for some of the nasties that live here. These include 5-inch centipedes that can sting; scorpions, which need no introduction; an industrial-strength sized wasp and 46 native snake species.

  • June 22, 2014 -- CSA remarks at 2014 Army Birthday Ball

    Jul 3, 2014

    June 22, 2014 -- CSA remarks at 2014 Army Birthday Ball

  • How to celebrate the 4th safely

    Jul 3, 2014

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- Fourth of July festivities and fireworks often go hand-in-hand, however, remember to use fireworks in a safe, responsible manner.

  • 7th CSC promotes first Army Reserve CW5 in Europe

    Jul 3, 2014

    KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany -- Debra Blankenbaker wears many hats for the Kaiserslautern, Germany-based 7th Civil Support Command.

  • Army moving education content to cloud for better access

    Jul 7, 2014

    Eighteen months ago, the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command began migrating education content to the dotcom cloud, a commercially-operated bank of servers.

  • Fort Sill Commissary patrons take 'Cooking Matters' into their own hands

    Jul 3, 2014

    The Fort Sill Commissary offers free store tours so its patrons can better understand food labels, compare unit prices, find whole grain foods, and develop strategies when purchasing produce.

  • Maj. Gen. Paul Funk visits Dodger Stadium

    Jul 3, 2014

    The 1st Infantry Division Commander Maj. Gen. Paul Frank visited Southern California July 1 for the Society of the First Infantry Division Reunion and stopped by Dodger Stadium for a game.

  • Pride luncheon brings message of equality to installation

    Jul 3, 2014

    Seating at the USO was sold out for the first ever Pride Month Celebration on Fort Leonard Wood Monday.

  • Army Leader tests the Performance Triad

    Jul 3, 2014

    Lt. Col. Theresa Saville, deputy chief of the Patient Administration Division (PAD) with the Office of the Surgeon General (OTSG), U.S. Army in Falls Church, Va., has been implementing the principles of the Performance Triad into her daily routine.

  • Open house caters to small businesses

    Jul 10, 2014

    About 80 small business owners from Southwest Oklahoma and north Texas learned how to apply for federal government contracts, what services are contracted and projected contract requirements during the Mission and Installation Contracting Command-Fort Sill open house June 25 at Snow Hall.

  • SecArmy McHugh speaks at 59th CASA conference

    Jul 3, 2014

    JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. - Secretary of the Army John McHugh spoke to 68 civilian aides to the secretary of the Army about the future of the Army June 24 during the 59th annual CASA conference.

  • Fit program betters Fort Sill Garrison personnel

    Jul 3, 2014

    The Fort Sill Garrison commander's civilian employee fitness program features a 5K run/walk by garrison employees July 11.

  • Unique museum donation expands Gen. Leonard Wood's legacy

    Jul 3, 2014

    To some, they looked like old papers -- but one sharp-eyed Cuban-American knew instantly he was looking at a rare piece of Fort Leonard Wood's history.

  • 3rd brigade welcomes new commander

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    In traditional Cavalry style, service members, Family, friends and loved ones welcomed a new commander and said farewell to a long-serving Cavalry officer during a brigade change of command June 26. Col. Matthew Van Wagenen assumed command of the "Greywolf" brigade from Col. David Lesperance, who served as commander from July 2012 to June 2014. Wagenen recently served in Operation Enduring Freedom as the combined and joint operations officer for the International Security Assistance Force' Regional Command -- East from April 2012 to April 2014. The new commander highlighted the importance of the Soldiers standing in formation and serving in the 3rd Brigade Combat Team. "These are the men and women who make sacrifices everyday and stand guard for our nation," Van Wagenen said. "Our mission is to fight and win our nation's wars, and to take care of our Families. The Greywolf team was ready to do this mission yesterday, is ready today and will be ready tomorrow." After reviewing the Soldiers in the brigade formation from their horseback mounts, Lesperance and Van Wagenen discussed the accomplishments of Greywolf servicemembers and their potential to accomplish a variety of missions. "I am proud of this formation standing on the field today," said outgoing commander Lesperance. "Over the past two years we have relearned how to execute combined arms maneuver at the brigade, battalion, company and platoon level, and continue the Army's effort in developing leaders that are proficient in core war-fighting competencies." During the ceremony, Lesperance passed the brigade's colors to Maj.. Gen. Michael Bills, commander, 1st Cavalry Division, symbolically relinquishing command of the brigade. Bills then passed the colors to Van Wagenen, charging him with the responsibility of command and with maintaining and preparing the unit for a variety of missions. The new commander praised his predecessor. "I want to recognize Dave and Kelly Lesperance," Van Wagenen said. "Steffi and I want to thank you for the gracious and deliberate transition into the Greywolf family. You and the brigade have made us feel welcome as newcomers to Fort Hood and the 1st Team, and we greatly appreciate it." Wagenen is a graduate the Marquette University Reserve Officer Training Corps program in Milwaukee and was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the Armor branch. Lesperance moves on to be the III Corps Chief of Staff.

  • AMEDD Officers graduate from senior service colleges

    Jul 3, 2014

    For academic year 2014, 20 Army Medicine officers were students in one of the senior service colleges or participated in the Army War College fellows program.

  • Munera takes reins of 4th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade

    Jul 3, 2014

    Col. Antonio "Andy" Munera took the reins of 4th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, June 25 at Gammon Field.

  • Installation Management shares Army garrison needs

    Jul 3, 2014

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- Lt. Gen. David Halverson and Honorable Katherine Hammack visited Fort Sill June 27 to let Fort Sill Garrison employees know how to help the Army in its time of transition They also viewed how the post was handling a highly discussed humanitarian mission.

  • Herbst new FLW Garrison commander

    Jul 3, 2014

    Col. Andrew Herbst became Fort Leonard Wood's Garrison commander, replacing Col. William (Robin) Pfeffer in a ceremony Tuesday morning in Nutter Field House.

  • Celebrate our country's birthday, but celebrate safely

    Jul 7, 2014

    The Fourth of July just doesn't seem complete without picnics, BBQs and fireworks.

  • Paratroopers drop onto Fort Leonard Wood for training

    Jul 3, 2014

    Fort Leonard Wood's 1st Lt. Joseph Terry Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Training Facility was the site for specialized training by paratroopers of the 82nd Airborne Division during Exercise Steel Box.

  • Mountainfest 2014: Thousands brave rain to attend Mountainfest

    Jul 3, 2014

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Rain showers didn't stop thousands of Soldiers, Family Members and community members from enjoying Fort Drum's annual Mountainfest Day celebration June 25 on Division Hill.

  • Celebrating freedom, remembering those who paid ultimate price

    Jul 3, 2014

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Tears from mourners, explosions of artillery guns, the melody of taps and the sad breathing of bagpipes filled a cloud-covered Memorial Park last week as Families, friends and comrades honored 10 Soldiers of the 10th Mountain Division (LI) and one Civilian killed in Afghanistan during 2013.

  • Mountainfest 2014: Sports events boost Soldiers' morale, strengthen teamwork skills

    Jul 3, 2014

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- June 16 kicked off a week of sports and activities within all units across Fort Drum during the annual Mountainfest celebration.

  • 2nd BCT helps Black River students celebrate school's end

    Jul 3, 2014

    BLACK RIVER, N.Y. -- Twenty Soldiers from 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (LI), helped students celebrate the end of the school year during Black River Elementary School's annual field day June 23.

  • 42nd Infantry Division marks historic anniversary

    Jul 3, 2014

    On the 100th anniversary of the spark that began World War I, Iraq War veterans of the New York Army National Guard's 42nd Infantry Division gathered here Saturday to mark their own historic 10-year commemoration of the unit's historic mobilization in 2004.

  • TARDEC in the News

    Jul 17, 2014

    News articles featuring TARDEC.

  • Fort Drum ordnance unit takes TF EOD reigns in Afghanistan

    Jul 3, 2014

    BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan -- As 242nd Ordnance Battalion, a unit that specializes in explosive ordnance disposal, finished their yearlong deployment, 63rd Ordnance Battalion began theirs during Task Force EOD's transfer of authority ceremony here Saturday.

  • USACE People: Morey's ability to communicate through graphics provides invaluable service

    Jul 3, 2014

    Behind the scenes at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, technical writer/editor Patrice Morey is busy working with her teammates to effectively communicate intricate plans through the informational products and graphics she creates and the edits she provides to technical reports.

  • Two Fort Drum Civilian Employees strike a chord in barbershop chorus

    Jul 3, 2014

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- When the men of the Turning Point Chorus walked into the Commons for the quarterly Chaplain's Community Luncheon a couple of months ago, they were unsure of how the audience would react.

  • 16 countries train, familiarize, partner during WA14

    Jul 3, 2014

    In partnership with Senegal and the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), U.S. Army Africa conducted U.S. Africa Command's Exercise Western Accord 14 to enhance ECOWAS ability to provide mission command capability to support regional peace operations. Training focused on developing the ability to plan, deploy, employ, sustain, and redeploy a rapid deployment force in response to a regional crisis. Western Accord 14 is a key element in a broader series of military-to-military activities to demonstrate the strong partnership between the U.S and western regional African partners, and all of the participating militaries.

  • 7th CSC promotes first Army Reserve CW5 in Europe

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    Following a June 30 promotion ceremony on Daenner Kaserne, Debra Blankenbaker becomes the first chief warrant officer 5 in the history of U.S. Army Reserve in Europe. Blankenbaker serves as the chief of the 7th Civil Support Command's Officer Personnel Branch, G1 Section.

  • Germans, Americans Honor Fallen U.S. Troops

    Nov 30, -0001

    An eyewitness never forgets. So was the case on Aug. 11, 1955.

  • NSSC This Week -- July 3

    Jul 3, 2014

  • Knight's Brigade breathes new life into the Baumholder Military Training Area

    Nov 30, -0001

    On a blustery morning in the middle of an isolated German field full of trees and tall grass, Soldiers hoped to witness an event that hadn't been seen in over eight years. A Lockheed Martin C-130J "Super" Hercules aircraft cruised towards a drop zone before it began employing a low velocity aerial delivery system, commonly referred to as LVADS, carrying a payload.

  • Independence Day 2014 tri-signed letter

    Jul 3, 2014

    Celebrating the 200th Anniversary of the Star-Spangled Banner and the Soldiers, families and civilians who uphold its Honor and Dignity

  • Army, Marines train for joint air support

    Jul 3, 2014

    KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan - Aviators from Task Force Tigershark and Marines from the 1st Air Naval Gunfire Liaison Company finished conducting the first iteration of joint communications training that lasted the month of June.

  • SMA visits 2 CR, donates to esteemed history

    Jul 3, 2014

    ROSE BARRACKS, Germany -- The senior enlisted advisor for the U.S. Army, Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III, visited Troopers and leaders assigned to the 2d Cavalry Regiment July 1, 2014, at Rose Barracks, Germany.

  • SMA visits Germany, discusses Army profession, Soldier issues

    Jul 5, 2014

    Sgt. Maj. of the Army Ray Chandler and his wife Jeanne met with Soldiers, families and senior leaders to discuss key issues throughout the U.S. Army Europe community, during a visit to Germany, June 30-July 2, 2014.

  • Student clears Hurdles in path to success

    Jul 7, 2014

    CAMP HUMPHREYS, South Korea -- The Army produces strong leaders who possess the hard work ethic and discipline necessary to be successful and lead. Military children can often pick up on these skills, which seemingly seep into the homes of military communities.

  • Lasting bonds formed during 19th ESC 21st KAFC closing

    Jul 3, 2014

    Smiles, laughs, toasts, and awards marked the closing ceremony of the 19th Expeditionary Sustainment Command's, "Team 19", 21st Annual Korean American Friendship Circle June 27 at Camp Walker's Evergreen Community Club.

  • VCSA visits Fort Stewart, talks Army future

    Jul 3, 2014

    Vice Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. John F. Campbell spent July 1, 2014, on Fort Stewart meeting with senior leaders to discuss the Army's Ready and Resilient Campaign.

  • Ranger named Special Operations Medic of the Year

    Jul 3, 2014

    On Oct. 5, 2013, Rangers from B Company, 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, were a month in to their 18th battalion deployment, since 2001, to Afghanistan.

  • Army EOD troops participate in interagency exercise

    Jul 29, 2014

    Soldiers from the 55th Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company participated in an interagency exercise hosted by the U.S. Department of Justice.

  • Army revamps J-TNT training program, saving time and dollars

    Jul 7, 2014

    By simply adjusting the schedules of instructors who train Soldiers on an Army network management tool kit, the service is expected to conserve manpower and save significant taxpayer dollars.

  • Freedom 6 Sends: 4th of July

    Jul 28, 2014

    July 2014 column by Freedom 6, Lt. Gen. Donald M. Campbell, Jr., commander, U.S. Army Europe.

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