Archive: Jul 2014

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  • Online program offers $100 for ADAPT participation

    Jul 1, 2014

    IRIS Educational Media is recruiting 200 eligible military parents to participate in an online evaluation study concerning parenting after deployment.

  • Seattle Army Recruiting Battalion changes commanders

    Jul 1, 2014

    The Seattle Army Recruiting Battalion welcomed a new commander during a Change of Command ceremony, July 1 on the north pad of Century Link Field at 10 a.m. Lt. Col. Vylius M. Leskys assumed command from Lt. Col. Ronald E. Henry, Jr.

  • Fireworks safety key during holiday weekend

    Jul 1, 2014

    With the Fourth of July holiday weekend upcoming, many members of the Fort Benning community will be out and about celebrating the anniversary of America's independence.

  • High schools: What parents should know

    Jul 1, 2014

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

  • Future vertical lift capability focuses on tech demo

    Aug 13, 2014

    The Army-led Future Vertical Lift program is being developed to replace the service's aging helicopter fleet, and the aircraft of other services, at some point in the future.

  • Independence Day Celebration draws thousands

    Jul 1, 2014

    Fort Benning hosted its annual Independence Day celebration June 28, drawing thousands of Soldiers and Family members to York Field for a variety of activities which included one of the largest fireworks displays in the Chattahoochee Valley.

  • Celebrate 4th of July, but keep safety in mind

    Jul 1, 2014

    On this Independence Day, we celebrate the birth of this nation and the freedoms we hold dear - freedoms that the brave men and women of America's Army protect. I want to thank all of you and your Families for answering the call to serve our nation.

  • 'Blackhawks' zero in during Scout gunnery

    Jul 1, 2014

    C Troop, 3rd Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, conducted scout non-stabilized gunnery on Fort Benning June 24 at Carmouche Range to qualify Humvee crews on their main weapon system.

  • Units recognized for Civil War role

    Jul 1, 2014

    Two units based at Fort Benning were among those recognized June 27 for their role in the Battle of Kennesaw Mountain, a key engagement of the Civil War.

  • Father, son complete Airborne jump together

    Jul 1, 2014

    As a third generation graduate of the U.S. Army Airborne School, Columbus State University ROTC Cadet Tyler Davidson said completing the course with his final jump June 25 was one of the most rewarding moments of his life.

  • ARTB welcomes new commander at ceremony

    Jul 1, 2014

    Soldiers, Family members, veterans and civilians gathered June 26 as Col. David Fivecoat assumed command of the Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade from Col. Kyle Lear during a ceremony at Victory Pond on Harmony Church.

  • Helicopters set to join unmanned fleet

    Jul 1, 2014

    If experiments being conducted by the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) and the Maneuver Center of Excellence are successful, Soldiers and small units could be resupplied or supported autonomously by unmanned helicopters like its current fixed-wing counterparts.

  • Program to coordinate DA civilian development

    Jul 1, 2014

    While Soldiers have numerous opportunities for training, education and professional development, the same opportunities for Army civilians are not as well known.

  • Looking at challenges, initiatives to retain the Army's Industrial Base at Watervliet

    Jul 8, 2014

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL, N.Y. -- Faced with significant cuts to defense weapons spending, Lt. Gen. Patricia McQuistion led a team of logistics experts on July 1 at the Watervliet Arsenal as part of a strategy to ensure the Army's Industrial Base remains relevant and well postured to support the future Army.

  • Medical detachment returns home

    Jul 1, 2014

    Soldiers of the 926th Medical Detachment (Preventative Medicine) arrived June 23 at Lawson Army Airfield to reunite with their Families after a nine-month deployment.

  • 4th 0F JULY-INDEPENDENCE DAY SAFETY MESSAGE

    Jul 1, 2014

    As we celebrate the 238th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence, we recall the valor and vision demonstrated by our founding fathers, who declared independence and gave birth to our great Nation-a country founded on the principles of liberty, freedom, and democracy for all of its people. However, freedom is never free. Our independence is possible because of the men and women of our Armed Forces, who continue to proudly defend our freedom. On this Fourth of July, let us be grateful for the blessings that freedom represents and for the opportunities it affords.

  • Fort Riley contracting director to retire

    Jul 1, 2014

    Members of the Mission and Installation Contracting Command are saying farewell this week to one of their own after his almost 31 years of federal service, the last 12 of those as director of contracting at Fort Riley, Kansas.

  • Strong turnout for third annual Semper Fit race

    Jul 1, 2014

    More than 80 runners turned out for this year's Chesty's 5k race June 25 at the Henderson Hall portion of Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall.

  • Maintainers train in logistical convoy operations

    Jul 1, 2014

    Soldiers of Distribution Platoon, Company D, 703rd Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, attached to 6th Squadron, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 4th IBCT, conducted logistical convoy training on Fort Stewart, Ga., June 25, 2014.

  • CECOM hosts global communications exercise at Aberdeen Proving Ground

    Jul 1, 2014

    "Effective Cyber operations in a Joint Information Environment" was the focus of this year's Joint User Interoperability Communications Exercise (JUICE) hosted by U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., during the month of June.

  • Gen. Dempsey talks to USARPAC Soldiers at Historic Palm Circle

    Jul 1, 2014

    FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii- Soldiers and leaders filled several sets of bleachers at Historic Palm Circle as Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, the 18th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, addressed the audience during a town hall meeting June 30. Dempsey's trip to U.S. Army Pacific's Headquarters for a town hall meeting was sparked by his arrival for the beginning Rim of Pacific 2014 Exercise, one of the largest international maritime exercises. The meeting provided him a chance to listen to Soldiers' concerns in the Pacific and answer questions related to those concerns.

  • Army completes enduring large satellite terminal footprint in Afghanistan

    Jul 1, 2014

    Keeping in mind lessons learned from the drawdown in Iraq, the Army is six months ahead of schedule with the completion of its enduring Deployable Ku Band Earth Terminal (DKET) satellite footprint in Afghanistan, avoiding potential retrograde challenges at the height of the exodus.

  • Permethrin-treated uniforms protect against lethal diseases

    Jul 7, 2014

    The Army combat uniform with permethrin protects Soldiers from insect and tick-borne diseases while in garrison, training and non-combat deployed environments.

  • Pentagon birthday bash celebrates Army's 'rich history'

    Jul 1, 2014

    Commitment, strength, a sugary dessert and some presidential levity made for a party atmosphere at the Pentagon courtyard as the Army celebrated its 239th birthday June 19.

  • Family values drive Army Reserve Soldier during Best Warrior Competition

    Jul 1, 2014

    When Army Reserve Sgt. Henry Cocker is struggling to complete one more situp or carry his ruck sack one more mile, it's more than just training and toughness that drives him onward. What gives him the drive to succeed is are the values instilled within him by his father.

  • Updated communications vehicle put to the test

    Jul 7, 2014

    During natural disasters, communications tools are vital to coordinate recovery and relief efforts, but power and phone lines can be one of the first casualties during emergencies.

  • 30-Year Strategy

    Jul 3, 2014

    TARDEC's 30-Year Strategy provides an overarching framework to develop, integrate and sustain advanced manned and autonomy-enabled ground system capabilities for the Current and Future Force.

  • TARDEC 2013 Capabilities Handbook

    Jul 1, 2014

  • Army Strong for 239 years

    Jul 1, 2014

    Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall celebrated the Army's 239th birthday with "hooah" style June 20, with an early morning run and cake cutting ceremony in the afternoon at the Dining Facility.

  • Protect your eyes in sports--just like you do in combat

    Jul 1, 2014

    Players of any sport with potential to cause eye injury should wear protective eyewear designed for that sport.

  • Army secretary challenges civilian aides to help

    Jul 1, 2014

    JOINT BASE LEWIS MCCHORD, Wash. - As Dr. Rory Cooper sat strapped into the seat of an Air Force C-17, he glanced at his empty wheelchair a few feet away and contemplated the last time he rode in this type of aircraft.

  • 3-15 Infantry platoon leader returns to alma mater

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    Sometimes as a leader it is important to take the time to reflect on where one comes from and what one has done. 1st Lt. James Rafferty, an infantry officer with 3rd Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, had the opportunity to reflect on where he came from as he trained, taught, and mentored cadets at the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York, from May 20 to June 16 during the Cadet Leader Development Training.

  • May/June SHARP updates

    Jul 1, 2014

    Today's blog post is from Dr. Christine Altendorf, director, U.S. Army Sexual Harassment Assault Response Prevention (SHARP) Program. All, My May/June blog post is a bit long but I'm covering some important topics -- Training, SHARP Resource Centers, Policies, POTUS Report and Data Quality -- so please keep reading!

  • Build safety into summer fun

    Jul 1, 2014

    Summer fun could be hindered by unintentional accidents if people do not make safety a priority.

  • 3 things that could save your life at the lake this holiday weekend

    Jul 1, 2014

    Independence Day is one of the busiest boating days of the year at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah River lakes-and with higher volumes of visitors comes a higher risk for accidents.

  • Soldiers work for a cleaner, greener community

    Jul 1, 2014

    Soldiers of Team 2, 25th Chemical Company, 22nd Chemical Battalion (TE), conducted a community service project to pick up trash and plant gardens in an east Baltimore, Md. neighborhood Friday.

  • Top Philippines Army Officer lays wreath

    Jul 1, 2014

    Lt. Gen. Hernando Iriberri, Commanding General of the Philippine Army, participated in an Army Full Honors Wreath Laying ceremony with Maj. Gen Jeffery S. Buchanan, U.S. Army Military District of Washington commanding general, and Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery.

  • New Jersey Lt. Gov. presented a hockey puck to exemplify 3-D printing capabilities

    Jul 1, 2014

    New Jersey Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno (center) holds a hockey puck with a textured New Jersey Devils professional hockey logo that was created using additive manufacturing techniques as U.S. Rep. Leonard Lance and Assemblywoman BettyLou DeCroce, N.J. 26th District, listen in at Picatinny Arsenal, N.J. on June 30th.

  • SMA Chandler's wife reads to USAG Ansbach children

    Jul 1, 2014

    The wife of the sergeant major of the Army visited the Katterbach Child Development Center and spent time reading to children there July 1.

  • 3rd ID commander attends Savannah Winds Patriotic Concert

    Nov 30, -0001

    The 3rd Infantry Division commander, Maj. Gen. Mike Murray, and the 3rd ID Color Guard took part in the Savannah Winds Annual Patriotic Concert at Armstrong State University June 29. The Savannah Winds is a community orchestra based at Armstrong. This year, the concert's theme was "In Celebration of our Independence" and featured a wide variety of music, from John Philip Sousa's marches to Lee Greenwood's "God Bless the USA."

  • Colbrook leads USAG Bavaria

    Jul 3, 2014

    Former chief of Unmanned Aircraft Systems replaces Col. Saenz as garrison commander

  • White Devils Host Fun Day

    Jul 1, 2014

    As several children sat down along a sidewalk on a hot summer day, their mothers smiled, and together they enjoyed a day of fun in the sun.

  • Readiness begins with YOU

    Oct 21, 2014

    This month marks our nation's 238th birthday, and while that might seem like a long time, we're still young compared to many countries around the world. What's helped set us apart and make us a global power in just a couple centuries, however, has been the dedicated service and sacrifice of our military members. Thank you for what you do every day to ensure our freedoms endure!

  • Night Stalkers compete in USASOC's Best Warrior competition

    Jul 1, 2014

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. -- Two Soldiers from the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne) tested their inner warrior last week during the United States Army Special Operations Command's Best Warrior Competition.

  • U.S. Army's European training command to change commanders, Jul. 21

    Jul 1, 2014

    The U.S. Army's 7th Army Joint Multinational Training Command will hold a change-of-command ceremony at 2 p.m. on the Grafenwoehr parade field, Jul. 21.

  • Thompson takes charge

    Jul 1, 2014

    U.S. Army Reserve Brig. Gen. Tracy Thompson assumed leadership of the 412th Theater Engineer Command in a change of command ceremony held here June 29.

  • Buckler retires after 36 years

    Jul 1, 2014

    Not many people think they will work somewhere for 36 years. U.S. Army Reserve Maj. Gen. William M. Buckler Jr. is no different.

  • Soldiers say thank you, farewell to commanding general

    Jul 2, 2014

    The 412th Theater Engineer Command held a change of command ceremony at the Vicksburg Convention Center in Vicksburg, Mississippi, June 29.

  • Restricted Locations for Independence Day Fireworks Viewing Around Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall

    Jul 1, 2014

    As the community prepares for the 2014 Independence Day celebration along the National Mall, Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall (JBM-HH) announces changes to some popular fireworks viewing areas in Arlington County, Va.

  • 2014 July Old Navy annex Restricted Parking

    Jul 1, 2014

  • Working Dog Appreciation 5-K Run

    Nov 30, -0001

    The 64th Medical Detachment Veterinary Support Services hosted a 5-Kilometer run on June 27th in honor of working dogs, who are the four-legged heroes. Service members and contractors from all around Kandahar Airfield participated in the early morning fun.Includes sound bites from Maj. Jodi Sangster, Theater Clinical Specialist; Mariana Colyn, Working Dog Handler; Spc. Jessey Csech, Working Dog Handler and Sgt, Rony, Working Dog.. Also available in high definition.

  • Working Dog Appreciation 5-K Run

    Nov 30, -0001

    The 64th Medical Detachment Veterinary Support Services hosted a 5-Kilometer run on June 27th in honor of working dogs, who are the four-legged heroes. Service members and contractors from all around Kandahar Airfield participated in the early morning fun. Also available in high definition.

  • New brochure highlights local sights

    Jul 1, 2014

    Neumarkt County produces its first English language trip planner for Soldiers.

  • Office reshuffle saves $30,000 a year

    Jul 8, 2014

    Consolidation of installation-dispersed services saves big bucks.

  • Area I has a new garrison commander

    Jul 13, 2014

    Col. Jack Haefner assumes command of USAG Red Cloud and Area I during ceremony at Camp Red Cloud

  • Romanian prime minister visits Black Scorpions to mark important transition

    Nov 30, -0001

    Romanian Prime Minister Victor Ponta visited Romanian soldiers at Kandahar Airfield, June 29, to mark the Romanian end-of-operations in Afghanistan.

  • Rangers in all-black company remember Korean service

    Jul 2, 2014

    Elite Soldiers with the Army's only all-black Ranger company talked about their service during the Korean War, how they fought bravely, endured harsh conditions and served with distinction.

  • 94th Infantry Division vets reunite to remember World War II

    Jul 3, 2014

    Some 20 World War II veterans of the 94th Infantry Division gathered in Arlington, Virginia, June 28, 2014, for their 65th annual reunion.

  • Army researches the future of 3-D printing

    Jul 2, 2014

    One day, Soldiers will get critical repair parts at the point of need through innovative, reliable 3-D printing systems. This vision of the future will lift the logistics burden and lighten the load to provide more capabilities at less cost, according to Army researchers.

  • Under Secretary Carson poses 10 questions to Army

    Jul 1, 2014

    Under Secretary of the Army Brad Carson posed 10 questions to members of the Association of the U.S. Army at their monthly breakfast, June 26, 2014, dealing with the size and composition of the Army, modernization and readiness.

  • Reserve unit conducts annual training in Africa during Western Accord 2014

    Jul 1, 2014

    Soldiers of the 49th Medical Battalion are spending their annual training in Senegal, Africa, in support of Exercise Western Accord 2014.

  • U.S. Army-hosted Western Accord 2014 focuses on peace support operations

    Jul 1, 2014

    Western Accord 2014, a two-week command-post and field-training exercise, began June 16, 2014, in Thi├Ęs, Senegal.

  • Natick Soldier pedals away from troubles

    Jul 1, 2014

    No one will ever mistake Staff Sgt. Eric Murray for a Tour de France winner, but that really doesn't matter. His bicycle became a lifeline of sorts for Murray after he suffered wounds to his lower extremities from two mortar rounds in a September 2006 attack near Sadr City, Iraq, and later during his divorce.

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