Archive: Jul 2014

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  • 3rd CAB Soldiers receive legal training

    Nov 30, -0001

    The Soldiers of Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade took part in legal training in an effort to inform Soldiers about the Uniform Code of Military Justice and the proper way to fill out a DA 4856 counseling form at the brigade's classroom July 25.

  • RIA-JMTC trains and supports Warfighters on fuel testers around the globe

    Jul 29, 2014

    From the factory lines to the front lines, the Petroleum Quality Analysis System-Enhanced (PQAS-E) is a self-contained fuel laboratory designed for Soldiers. Developed in 2008 by the Rock Island Arsenal Joint Manufacturing Technology Center (RIA-JMTC), PQAS-E has proven to be a valuable asset to the United States Military.

  • Take a survey, improve your health care

    Jul 29, 2014

    Army Provider Level Satisfaction Survey

  • 407th Army Field Support Brigade welcomes new leaders

    Jul 31, 2014

  • Community Care Unit comes to Fort Bragg

    Jul 29, 2014

  • Military police bring Guardian Justice

    Jul 29, 2014

    Stone-faced military police from two nations, fitted in full riot gear, endeavor to maintain control as disgruntled and resistant detainees provoked mayhem from within their prison.

  • Army releases request for proposal for solar project at Redstone Arsenal

    Jul 31, 2014

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville, in Alabama, released a request for proposals for the first solar technology task order, to be awarded against the $7 billion renewable and alternative energy power production for Department of Defense installations multiple award task order contract.

  • Family readiness group provides support for Army Reserve families

    Jul 29, 2014

    An Army Reserve unit in Ashley, Pennsylvania, is ensuring connections between family members through its family readiness group.

  • Yellow Ribbon event helps Reserve MPs, loved ones prepare for deployment

    Jul 29, 2014

    When Soldiers are told they will deploy, the last thing they need is to get overwhelmed by everything they must do before leaving. For Army Reserve Soldiers of the 361st Military Police Company and 362nd Military Police Detachment, an opportunity to get ahead of potential problems came at a Yellow Ribbon event July 11-13.

  • West Point Cadet Visits Albuquerque District, USACE

    Jul 29, 2014

    The Albuquerque District recently hosted Hunter Firebaugh, a cadet from West Point. During his time at the district, Cadet Firebaugh spent time with many Corps employees, and at several project sites, in order to get an overall feel for the variety of jobs the Corps does.

  • Change in climate impacts levee project

    Jul 29, 2014

    Since 1968, the Wyoming Valley Levee Project prevented more than $7.6 billion dollars in flood damages in Luzerne County, Pa. The 16 mile project consists of three levee systems: Kingston to Exeter, Wilkes-Barre/Hanover Township and Plymouth. In addition to the earthen levee and floodwalls, the project contains 13 stormwater pump stations, 39 pumps, 20 closure structures and 130 relief wells. In 2013, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District evaluated the project. This evaluation showed the project is structurally sound and sufficiently maintained. During Tropical Storm Lee, which impacted the area in 2011, the levee project successfully contained the river, estimated by the U.S. Geological Survey at a peak flow of 310,000 cubic feet per second. This is the highest discharge event that the raised levee project has experienced. While there were some damages, which were repaired, the levee systems were not overtopped and did not fail.

  • ESPC offers multitude of intangible benefits to military, installations

    Jul 29, 2014

    Energy Savings Performance Contracting offers installations a tool that allows for those critical upgrades to take place with zero up-front capital cost.

  • 2916th Aviation Battalion receives new commander

    Jul 29, 2014

    The 2916th Aviation Battalion, 916th Support Brigade, conducted a change of command ceremony here, July 24. Lieutenant Col. William Garber III took command of the 2916th after receiving the unit colors from 916th Commander Col. Matthew Ruedi. Outgoing commander, Lt. Col. Fernando Guadalupe, bid farewell to the organization he led for two years.

  • Soldiers gain new experiences on weapons, vehicles

    Nov 30, -0001

    The Army has a variety of weapons and vehicles Soldiers train to fire and drive, but some are a bit more exclusive.

  • One team: building bonds through IED defeat

    Nov 30, -0001

    The Soldiers drive slowly down the road, watching on either side for any indication of an improvised explosive device. They must make sure this road is clear.

  • Engineers compose bridge across Arkansas River

    Jul 29, 2014

    The 412th and 416th Theater Engineer Commands alongside aviation and army diving assets combined forces to meet the challenges of crossing the Arkansas River at Fort Chaffee, Arkansas, July 23.

  • Chaplains commemorate 239th anniversary of Chaplain Corps

    Jul 29, 2014

    Paratroopers and Family members gathered at Sicily Drop Zone at Fort Bragg to celebrate the 239th anniversary of the Army's Chaplain Corps, July 24.

  • Chaplains remember Vietnam-era chaplains during 239th Anniversary

    Jul 30, 2014

    On July 25, 2014, the Chaplain Corps celebrates its 239th Anniversary by honoring those Chaplains and Chaplain Assistants who served in the Vietnam War.

  • Our Northern cousins: US, Canadian Reserve engineers train together

    Jul 29, 2014

    Eighteen Reserve members of the Canadian Armed Forces, Royal Canadian engineers imbedded with the U.S. Army Reserve's 412th and 416th Theater Engineer Command engineer units for Operation River Assault at Fort Chaffee, Arkansas, July 14 to 26.

  • Army, GM, Raytheon partner on advanced training initiative for transitioning Soldiers

    Aug 1, 2014

    ARLINGTON, VA, (July 29, 2014) --The U.S. Army, General Motors and Raytheon Company, today announced they are teaming up to provide eligible transitioning Army soldiers with skills to become service technicians at GM dealerships after they return to civilian life. The Shifting Gears: Automotive Technician Training Program, a multi-year partnership between the two companies and the Army, will begin in August at Fort Hood in Killeen, Texas. The initiative demonstrates a strong commitment to helping veterans succeed by connecting them with education and career opportunities outside of the military service. Shifting Gears will be part of the Army's Soldier for Life support program, which helps soldiers reintegrate into their communities after leaving the Army.

  • Our Northern cousins: US, Canadian Reserve engineers train together

    Nov 30, -0001

    Eighteen members of the Canadian Armed Forces, Royal Canadian engineers, were imbedded in 412th and 416th Theater Engineer Command engineer units during Operation River Assault at Fort Chaffee, Ark., July 14 to 26.

  • III Corps welcomes new command chaplain

    Jul 29, 2014

    Fort Hood and III Corps celebrated the Chaplain Corps' anniversary and the passing of the III Corps stole in a ceremony held July 17 at the Spirit of Fort Hood Chapel.

  • 'First in Support' command bids farewell to DCO

    Nov 30, -0001

    When any leader changes duty stations and begins the next stage in their career, it is a bittersweet moment. On one hand, the leader receives the opportunity to mentor new Soldiers and influence a new organization; on the other, it means saying farewell to colleagues and friends.

  • Reserve medical Soldiers embed with active-duty counterparts for Overseas Deployment Training

    Jul 30, 2014

    A program known as the Overseas Deployment Training, along with Operation Atlantic Resolve, brought U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers to Europe to train for three-weeks or more with active-duty units running a variety of training missions.

  • Bricks and stones do not hold memories, the legacy of the brave do

    Jul 29, 2014

    The skeleton of a structure built and occupied by U.S. Army engineers, and dedicated to a fallen engineer, awaits demolition by the 687th Horizontal Engineer Company.

  • Framing class teaches practical, artistic skills

    Jul 29, 2014

    One thing that is common in every household are picture frames, especially custom picture frames which are great presents to give or receive. However, custom picture frames are expensive to purchase. Luckily the Camp Humphreys' Community Activity Center came up with a clever solution to this simple issue. People who live here can take advantage of the Arts and Crafts Center's Framing and Matting class, held in the Community Activity Center.

  • Army lawyers conduct training in Czech Republic

    Jul 29, 2014

    A small team of U.S. military lawyers, representing the Newport, R.I.-based Defense Institute of International Legal Studies, traveled to the Czech Republic June 7-14, 2014, to teach classes on humanitarian law to more than 60 Czech service members.

  • Protect yourself from new-to-U.S. virus carried by mosquitoes

    Jul 29, 2014

    A virus called "chikungunya" carried by mosquitoes that are common in the continental United States is likely to appear in locations where Soldiers, Army civilians and their families work and live.

  • Col. Roberson becomes 1st Signal Brigade's 30th Commander at change of command ceremony

    Jul 28, 2014

    The 1st Signal Brigade held its Change of Command ceremony at USAG Yongsan's Knight Field July 16.

  • Tripler supports Baby Friendly Initiatives

    Aug 13, 2014

    Tripler Army Medical Center (TAMC) has declared it's committment to the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative. Col. David Dunning, Commander of Tripler Army Medical Center, signed a Commander's Declaration Aug. 5, 2014 in support of the effort, led by the United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) and the World Health Organization (WHO) to promote the establishment of centers of breastfeeding support.

  • A Btry. 6-37 FA Regt. Change of Command Ceremony

    Jul 28, 2014

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea -- A change of command ceremony was held to honor Capt. Landel T. Jenkins, a native of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., the outgoing commander for A Battery, 6th Battalion, 37th Field Artillery Regiment, 210th Field Artillery Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, and to welcome Capt. Matthew T. Borel, the incoming commander for the battery July 25, 2014 on Camp Casey, South Korea.

  • Sun, surf, sand await at Haeundae

    Jul 28, 2014

    Editor's Note: The following article on Haeundae was first published in the Morning Calm edition of Sept. 14, 2012. It is being reprinted for the benefit of our newer readers.

  • Area I focused, set, for changes ahead

    Jul 28, 2014

    Command Perspective

  • Breaching the fire

    Nov 30, -0001

    U.S. Army Reserve Soldier firefighters prepare to extinguish a burning building as the Lane Safeties watch from a distance during Warrior Experience (WAREX) 91 14-03 at Fort Hunter Liggett, Calif., July 22, 2014. The firefighters took on several scenarios to practice fighting structural fires. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Spc. Victor Blanco, 205th Press Camp Headquarters.)

  • MPs Secure Hostile Target During WAREX

    Jul 28, 2014

    Amber rays of the setting sun showered the Soldiers in light, while the humming of armored vehicles masked their voices. The warriors of the 324th Military Police Battalion gathered around their battalion commander for a rousing speech of dedication and resolve - the time had come to put their training to the test July 25. The Fresno based unit was tasked with controlling and searching a village for a high value target (HVT) during Warrior Exercise (WAREX) 91 14-03.

  • Marines, Soldiers Reap Benefits of Warrior Exercise

    Jul 28, 2014

    Marines from B Company, 1st Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division conducted recon training during Warrior Exercise (WAREX) 91 14-03 in conjunction with Army National Guard troops in early July. The joint exercise included rappelling, vehicle movement and combat patrols.

  • Softball thriving in Warrior Country

    Jul 28, 2014

    Dozens of Area I teams take to ball field yearly with game-on passion, playbook savvy

  • Veterinarians aren't horsing around at WAREX 91 14-03

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers from the 994th Medical Detachment, Veterinary Services, out of Round Rock, Texas, got experience with veterinary care for horses during Warrior Exercise (WAREX) 91 14-03 here, July 25th.

  • 593rd ESC conducts urban terrain training

    Jul 28, 2014

    Soldiers from the 593rd Expeditionary Sustainment Command conducted military operations in urban terrain (MOUT) training during Warrior Exercise (WAREX) 91 14-03 here July 17. MOUT training is required for all Soldiers due to the current focus of modern warfare.

  • Preventive medicine keeps Soldiers safe

    Jul 28, 2014

    Across the world, Soldiers eat in dining facilities, shower, drink from fountains and live in shelters provided by the United States Army. Though the average Soldier rarely considers it, there must be someone around to uphold the standards for these essential things: preventive medicine Soldiers.

  • The art behind Army medical training

    Jul 28, 2014

    First, he peeled the skin off of the plastic tray and glued it to the elbow stump. Next, he added bruising and bone shards where the arm was cut off. Finally, he covered it all in a cascade of blood.

  • Medics make training safer

    Jul 28, 2014

    Medics supporting the Warrior Exercise (WAREX) 91 14-03 stand by on every forward operating base on Fort Hunter Liggett, California, to assist any Soldier who needs medical attention. WAREX 91 14-03 provides training for Army Reserve Soldiers in a tactical environment. Most Army Reserve Soldiers only get this kind of training when they are actually deployed. With this duplication of a war-like environment comes the risk of bodily harm. These medics must be ready to aid any Soldier in need.

  • Army Reserve Engineers Practice Demolition at WAREX

    Nov 30, -0001

    The 744th Engineer Battalion, 744th Engineer Company and 368th Engineer Battalion came together for training on essential combat engineer tasks and skills, including using explosives to remove obstacles, unexploded ordinance and removing obstacles in a unit's path of travel during the Warrior Exercise 91 14-03.

  • Headquarters company dedicated to developing troops; tactically and technically

    Jul 28, 2014

    If there's an old, green Battle Dress Uniform with your name tape on it stored away somewhere, odds are you remember a time when the Army-wide Thursday morning routine was as reliable as revile on posts throughout the world.

  • AMC's finest take on Best Warrior Competition

    Aug 26, 2014

    The Army Materiel Command's Best Warrior Competition began well before dawn Monday with eight competitors vying for an opportunity to win the title at Rock Island Arsenal, Illinois, and compete at the Army-level in October.

  • USAG-J hosts "Bring Your Kids to Work Day" event

    Jul 29, 2014

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (July 29, 2014) -- Thirty-one children of U.S. Army Garrison Japan employees had an opportunity to visit their parents' work place and see what their parents do at work during the third annual "Bring Your Children to Work Day" event held July 25 on the Camp Zama installation, here.

  • SMDC officer retires

    Jul 28, 2014

    Deputy chief of staff, G-6, begins new chapter

  • MICC professionals earn quality certification

    Jul 31, 2014

    Five acquisition professionals from throughout the Mission and Installation Contracting Command completed the requirements to be named as American Society for Quality certified quality auditors in June.

  • Senate confirms Allyn as Army vice chief

    Jul 29, 2014

    Gen. Daniel B. Allyn, current commander of U.S. Army Forces Command, has been confirmed by the U.S. Senate as the next vice chief of staff of the Army.

  • Army Chief of Staff visits 4th CAB

    Jul 28, 2014

    FORT CARSON, COLO. -- Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Ordierno, and Commanding General Maj. Gen. Paul J. LaCamera, 4th Infantry Division and Fort Carson, visited 4th Combat Aviation Brigade, 4th Inf. Div., at Butts Army Airfield on Fort Carson, Colo., July 24, 2014. Odierno talked with "Iron Eagle" Leaders and Soldiers, and toured the CAB's hangars and flight tower. (Photos by Sgt. Jonathan C. Thibault, 4th Combat Aviation Brigade Public Affairs Office, 4th Infantry Division/Released)

  • SMDC History: Ground-based radars improve through new sensors

    Jul 30, 2014

    Ballistic Missile Defense Systems Command, BMDSCOM, awarded a new demonstration contract for an Airborne Optical Adjunct/ Airborne Surveillance Testbed

  • A CHANGE OF COMMAND

    Jul 28, 2014

    The guidon for a Fort Meade, Maryland, civil affairs unit were handed to a new commander at a change-of-command ceremony held here June 29 at the Capt. John E. Smathers U.S. Army Reserve Center.

  • Tripler's Fisher House recevies donation

    Jul 28, 2014

  • Leaders honor Chemical Corps at Green Dragon Ball

    Jul 29, 2014

    Top Army leaders honored the Chemical Corps at the 96th National Capital Region Green Dragon Ball in Middle River, Maryland, July 25, 2014.

  • First Army's 'Bold Shift' to focus on pre-mob training

    Jul 29, 2014

    In addition to running mobilization sites, First U.S. Army has been given the mission of focusing on pre-mobilization training of the National Guard and Army Reserve.

  • New Contracting Directorate chief takes over at Huntsville Center

    Jul 29, 2014

    Colleen O'Keefe has been selected as the U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville's chief of contracting.

  • Army program gives students hands-on engineering experience

    Jul 28, 2014

    Local high school students worked beside Army engineers and scientists in their labs as part of a new science, technology, engineering and math -- STEM -- program here July 7-18.

  • Chaplains remember Vietnam during 239th Anniversary

    Jul 30, 2014

    Vietnam era members of the Chaplain Corps were honored during the 239th Chaplain Corps Anniversary celebration at Arlington National Cemetery and Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall (JBM-HH), Va.

  • Pacific's premier Engineer Brigade deactivates units, begins reorganization

    Jul 28, 2014

    The 130th Engineer Brigade deactivated five of its subordinate units during a ceremony June 25, on Hamilton Field, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.

  • accelerate Magazine

    Oct 30, 2014

    accelerate Magazine profiles the people, events, products and services that comprise the ground systems integration hub.

  • Aviation, missile engineers welcome new leader

    Jul 28, 2014

    The U.S. Army announced it is filling a senior leadership position responsible for aviation and missile research.

  • 'BRO' combat medic's talents land him on All-Army running teams

    Jul 30, 2014

    With the sun still early in its ascent of the Kansas sky, the runner begins his warm-up routine. He jogs around a grassy field, stretches his arms above his head, stretches his legs and takes a couple swigs of water. He mentally envisions winning the race in his immediate future, thus securing him a position on the Fort Riley Ten-Miler Team. As he steps up to the starting line, only one thing is certain in his mind: he has done everything he can.

  • Tobyhanna radio team helps Reservists fine tune skills

    Jul 28, 2014

  • TARDEC Press Releases

    Jul 30, 2014

    Archive list of TARDEC press releases.

  • Engineers developing safer, more accurate tracer round

    Jul 31, 2014

    Engineers at Picatinny Arsenal, N.J., are researching a way to develop a new type of tracer round that not only would perform its function during the day as well as night, but also improve shooter accuracy and keep Soldiers safer by reducing their visual signature.

  • Press Release - Autonomous Technology to be Presented at the SmartAmerica Challenge Summit

    Jul 28, 2014

  • Press Release - U.S. Army, Lockheed Martin Complete Second Autonomous Convoy Capabilities Advancemen

    Jul 28, 2014

  • Press Release - U.S. Army Celebrates New Systems Optimization and Characterization Capabilities

    Jul 28, 2014

  • Press Release - U.S. Army Seeks Key Engagements at SAE World Congress

    Jul 28, 2014

  • Q&A: Research vision for 3-D printing

    Jul 28, 2014

    Dr. Thomas Russell is director of the U.S. Army Research Laboratory at Adelphi, Md. He is the chief scientist for the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command.

  • Press Release - U.S. Army TARDEC Focuses on Key Engagements During Industry Days

    Jul 28, 2014

  • Company marches to help homeless children

    Jul 28, 2014

    D Company, 53rd Signal Battalion raises more than $2,000 for local charity

  • US Army Corps of Engineers oversees construction of new Waste Management Complex on Bagram Air Field

    Nov 30, -0001

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) here is overseeing the final construction phase of a new waste management complex that will replace the existing waste disposal point in processing the base's waste.

  • Broadening Experiences at NATO's LANDCOM

    Jul 28, 2014

    U.S. Army Human Resources Command hosted Lt. Gen. Frederick B. "Ben" Hodges, commander, North Atlantic Treaty Organization's Allied Land Command to discuss NATO's role in the Army at the Fort Knox, Kentucky Maude Complex July 18, 2014.

  • BOSS volunteers pitch in to help move a German kindergarten

    Jul 28, 2014

    WIESBADEN, Germany - In rain and shine and box by box, Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers volunteers provided free labor and a load of help to a local German kindergarten July 21-25. Känguru Kindergarten, an Erbenheim school for special needs students, needed to move next door to its new building, but lacked the funds to hire a professional moving company. Nineteen BOSS volunteers, Army and Air Force, stepped in with muscle power and can-do attitudes.

  • State-of-the-art Cyber Center opens in Wiesbaden

    Jul 28, 2014

    WIESBADEN, Germany - U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden marked another milestone July 22 with the opening of the Lt. Gen. Robert E. Gray Cyber Center Europe. Members of the Gray family joined U.S. military and German civilian leaders from U.S. Army Europe; 5th Signal Command; USAG Wiesbaden; the Corps of Engineers, Europe District; the Hessen Construction Agency and other organizations in celebrating the opening of the state-of-the-art, 52,000-square-foot facility on Wiesbaden's Clay Kaserne.

  • LRMC Doctor Receives Templeton Lecture Award

    Jul 28, 2014

    LANDSTUHL REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER, Germany -- Major (Dr.) Christian Labra has received the Drs. John M., Jr. and Josephine J. Templeton Lecture Award at the American Trauma Society, PA Division's (ATSPA) Annual Conference Awards Banquet in Mechanicsburg, PA.

  • Crane Army's Conversion Plant Recycles Munitions Into New Products

    Jul 28, 2014

    Crane Army's white phosphorus-to-phosphoric acid conversion plant is a keystone of that demilitarization process. The only white phosphorus conversion plant in the United States, the facility is a unique recycling system that derives phosphoric acid from a wide variety of white phosphorus munitions that can then be sold on the open market.

  • Taking Army Readiness Assessment Program survey benefits entire garrison

    Jul 31, 2014

    Starting Aug. 4, the garrison will initiate the Army Readiness Assessment Program, or ARAP, survey. What is ARAP? ARAP is a management tool that provides commanders with information on their unit's readiness posture by sampling five key areas: process auditing, reward systems, quality control, risk management, and command and control.

  • SPP

    Jul 28, 2014

  • SMA Chandler visits Lewis-McChord, learns about job placement pilot program

    Jul 28, 2014

    Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler visited Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., July 24, 2014, to get a first-hand look at pilot program to provide training and job placement.

  • IMCOM commander, command sergeant major, visit Camp Zama

    Jul 28, 2014

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (July 28, 2014) -- The commander and command sergeant major of U.S. Army Installation Management Command, along with other distinguished guests, visited the installation here July 28 as part of a tour of Army installations in the Asian-Pacific area.

  • South Dakota Guardsmen aid ISAF drawdown

    Nov 30, -0001

    As the convoy exited the military base after dark, the mood in the gun-truck was jovial, like a group of old friends starting out on a road trip. After spending nearly an hour listening to pre-convoy briefs and being sent off with a group prayer, the Soldiers were ready to go.

  • Odierno discusses leadership development, Army future with Fort Carson Soldiers

    Jul 28, 2014

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno talked with leaders and Soldiers while taking a tour of Fort Carson, Colorado, July 24, 2014.

  • First Soldiers awarded Army Instructor Badge

    Jul 28, 2014

    Seven Soldiers made Army history when they became the first instructors to receive the Army Instructor Badge during a recognition ceremony in Alexandria, Virginia, July 17, 2014.

  • Defense Forensics and Biometrics Agency uncases colors for first time

    Jul 28, 2014

    The Defense Forensics and Biometrics Agency uncased its colors for the first time on July 23, 2014, in Washington, D.C., symbolically marking its arrival in the Office of the Provost Marshal General.

  • Soldiers learn how to examine a horse

    Nov 30, -0001

    Sara Ruggerone, executive director for Red Wings Horse Sanctuary in Lockwood, California, demonstrates techniques on how to evaluate a horse to Soldiers of the 994th Medical Detachment Veterinary Services out of Round Rock, Texas, as part of their training for Warrior Exercise (WAREX) 91 14-03 at the Red Wings Horse Sanctuary, July 25, 2014. The sanctuary's mission is to rescue and rehabilitate abused, abandoned and neglected equines as well as to educate the public on how to properly care for their equines. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Spc. Eddie Serra, 205th Press Camp Headquarters)

  • Checking Ginny's vitals

    Nov 30, -0001

    Staff Sgt. Anthony E. Waite, infantry mortarman for the 994th Medical Detachment Veterinary Services out of Round Rock, Texas, checks Ginny, a rescued horse at the Red Wings Horse Sanctuary in Lockwood, Calif., for abnormal noises as part of his training for Warrior Exercise (WAREX) 91 14-03, July 25, 2014. Waite and Soldiers from the 994th MDVS visited the sanctuary to learn how to properly diagnose vitals and vaccinate equines. "The mission of the sanctuary is to educate the public on how to properly care for equines to prevent future neglect," said Sara Ruggerone, executive director for the Red Wings Horse Sanctuary. (U.S. Army Reserve Photo by Sgt. Andrew Valles, 205th Press Camp Headquarters)

  • Drawing Lucy's blood

    Nov 30, -0001

    Pvt. Marcus Bailey, veterinary food inspection specialist for the 994th Medical Detachment Veterinary Services out of Round Rock, Texas, draws blood from Lucy, a rescued horse at the Red Wings Horse Sanctuary in Lockwood, Calif., as part of his training for Warrior Exercise (WAREX) 91 14-03, July 25, 2014. The sanctuary's staff educated Soldiers from the 994th MDVS on how to examine, vaccinate, and rehabilitate rescued equines during their visit. (U.S. Army Reserve Photo by Sgt. Andrew Valles, 205th Press Camp Headquarters)

  • Burro deworming

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers from the 994th Medical Detachment Veterinary Services out of Round Rock, Texas, deworm a burro with the help of Dr. Colter Negranti, Paso Robles Equine Clinic veterinarian, at the Red Wing Horse Sanctuary in Lockwood, Calif., as part of their training for Warrior Exercise (WAREX) 91 14-03, July 25, 2014. Soldiers from the 994th MDVS visited the sanctuary to learn how to examine, vaccinate and rehabilitate rescued equines. (U.S. Army Reserve Photo by Sgt. Andrew Valles, 205th Press Camp Headquarters)

  • Horse Vaccine

    Nov 30, -0001

    Staff Sgt. Anthony E. Waite, infantry mortarman for the 994th Medical Detachment Veterinary Services out of Round Rock, Texas, prepares to vaccinate a horse at the Red Wings Horse Sanctuary in Lockwood, California, as part of his training for Warrior Exercise (WAREX) 91 14-03, July 25, 2014. The sanctuary's staff provided education to Soldiers in the 994th MDVS on how to properly care and vaccinate equines. (U.S. Army Reserve Photo by Sgt. Andrew Valles, 205th Press Camp Headquarters)

  • Learning how to exam equines

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers from the 994th Medical Detachment Veterinary Services out of Round Rock, Texas, listen to Dr. Colter Negranti, Paso Robles Equine Clinic veterinarian, as he explains how to evaluate a horse at the Red Wing Horse Sanctuary in Lockwood, California, as part of their training for Warrior Exercise (WAREX) 91 14-03, July 25, 2014. Soldiers from the 994th MDVS visited the sanctuary to learn how to examine, vaccinate and rehabilitate rescued horses and burros. (U.S. Army Reserve Photo by Sgt. Andrew Valles, 205th Press Camp Headquarters)

  • Caring for equines

    Nov 30, -0001

    Spc. Jesus Martinez, veterinary food inspection specialist for the 994th Medical Detachment Veterinary Services out of Round Rock, Texas, practices how to put a halter on Lucy, a rescued horse at the Red Wings Horse Sanctuary in Lockwood, Calif., as part of his training for Warrior Exercise (WAREX) 91 14-03, July 25, 2014. Soldiers of the 994th MDVS learned how to properly care and vaccinate equines during their visit to the horse sanctuary. (U.S. Army Reserve Photo by Sgt. Andrew Valles, 205th Press Camp Headquarters)

  • Troopers add to the fun of the Sorghof Kirwa Fest

    Jul 27, 2014

    ROSE BARRACKS, Germany -- It was a day of fun in the sun for the Troopers and families of 2nd Squadron, 2d Cavalry Regiment as they attended the 2014 Kirwa Fest at Sorghof, Germany on July 26, 2014.

  • Warrant Officer and NCO Team Building

    Jul 27, 2014

    Warrant Officers from across Bagram, Afghanistan held a Warrant Officer Professional Development class July 12. The guest speaker for the event was Command Sgt. Maj. Edward A. Bell, command sergeant major of the 3d Sustainment Command Expeditionary. The topic of the WOPD was the interaction between Warrant Officers and Non-Commissioned Officers.

  • A Helping Hand to Afghanistan

    Jul 27, 2014

    The Foreign Excess Personal Property (FEPP) program is a process used by the U.S. government to transfer unneeded property permanently to a foreign government, in this case, the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan.

  • Closing Ceremony brings TB14 to a close

    Jul 26, 2014

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- The 34th annual Bi-lateral exercise Tiger Balm 2014 between the Singapore and U.S. armed forced came to an end with a closing ceremony on Weyand Field, July 26, 2014.

  • Relationship-centered security cooperation model comes of age

    Jul 26, 2014

    You can't surge a relationship. That theme was stressed by foreign and United States participants at the U.S. European Command Security Seminar at the George C. Marshall Center for European Security Studies here this week.

  • AWP opens doors for service on Fort Gordon

    Aug 13, 2014

    • The Augusta Warrior Project is now better positioned than ever to bring their special brand of service member support to more transitioning troops. • The new facility and the fantastic organization that will operate there provide even more evidence that the Central Savannah River Area is a great place to serve the nation.

  • JBER hosts Honorary Commanders Induction Ceremony

    Nov 30, -0001

    The 2014-2016 JBER Honorary Commanders Program officially started with an induction ceremony here, July 25. The purpose of the Honorary Commanders Program is to increase public awareness and understanding of missions, policies, programs and the people of JBER.

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