Archive: Jul 2014

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  • 11 small businesses added to $7 billion renewable energy Multiple Award Task Order Contract

    Jul 29, 2014

    The Army has awarded the final round of solar technology contracts that will support a $7 billion renewable and alternative energy power production for Department of Defense installations Multiple Award Task Order Contract (MATOC).

  • Cadet Command welcomes new senior enlisted leader during change of responsibility ceremony

    Jul 25, 2014

    The U.S. Army Cadet Command (USACC) hosted a change of responsibility for its senior enlisted leader in a formal ceremony at Cadet Park, Fort Knox, Kentucky, July 25m 2014.

  • WWII veteran, 108, gets hero's welcome in DC

    Jul 28, 2014

    Women's Army Auxiliary Corps veteran Lucy Coffey arrived in Washington, D.C., to a hero's welcome that included a greeting from President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden, July 25, 2014.

  • Army War College celebrates Distance Class of 2014 graduation

    Jul 25, 2014

    The United States Army War College today celebrates the graduation of 368 students of the Distance Education Class of 2014 who represent a broad spectrum of backgrounds and experiences in service to their nation. The demanding two-year course comprised distance learning and four weeks of resident instruction at Carlisle.

  • Prevent heat injuries with both food and water

    Jul 28, 2014

    Good hydration is necessary to avoid heat injury during hot conditions and when exercising in the heat. But did you know that the food you eat is just as important? Food provides energy and electrolytes.

  • Sluggers return to Polk and rejoin Patriot Brigade

    Jul 25, 2014

    Soldiers from 3rd Squadron, 89th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, return from a nine month deployment to Cuba.

  • Wild Boars Prepare for Expert Infantryman Badge Course

    Jul 25, 2014

    Soldiers from Company C, 2nd Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, conducts Improvised Explosive Device training on July 22, 2014 at Mountain Field in preparation for the Brigade's upcoming Expert Infantryman Badge competition in August.

  • Engineers make the choice

    Nov 30, -0001

    For some Soldiers, basic training included a class on the lethal M18 Claymore mine, a directional weapon, - the words "Front toward enemy" emblazoned across the face of the device. There was only one choice a Soldier could make when engaging a suspected enemy with the Claymore, and that was unleashing a devastating blast - spraying a barrage of about 700 1/8-inch diameter steel balls.

  • Chaplain ends 8-year journey, achieves calling

    Nov 30, -0001

    Capt. Kristi Hopp, chaplain, took her place at the Peoria Civic Center theater for a special moment June 6, 2014. The teacher, counselor, elder and officer was a woman of many skill sets, all which led up to that night. Three reverends - her husband, a mentor, and a church leader - joined Hopp on stage to bless her final steps of becoming an ordained minister. The ceremony marked the end of her 8-year journey of faith and convictions, and the beginning of a new one as a United Methodist Church pastor. For Hopp, a chaplain at the 182nd Airlift Wing, her adventure began with never wanting to become a minister in the first place.

  • Mapping Team's Future: Picture Perfect - Hurricane Season 2014

    Jul 25, 2014

    Former U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Geographic Information System (GIS) Cadre member looks back on his time with the team and believes the team will continue to be successful because they are unique from other national GIS teams. The Cadre creates maps that helps agencies, like the Federal Emergency Management Agency, make important decisions during rescue and recovery efforts after disasters.

  • TOWs return to Fort Riley: 'Big Red One' infantrymen fire live anti-tank missiles

    Jul 28, 2014

    Fifteen M2A3 Bradley Fighting Vehicle crews were the first Fort Riley Soldiers in more than a decade to fire live, tube-launched, optically-tracked, wire-guided anti-tank missiles -- commonly known as TOW missiles -- during a training exercise July 22.

  • First Army bids farewell to deputy commanding general

    Jul 25, 2014

    Pentagon duty awaits Maj. Gen. Smith.

  • Army Total Force Policy stressed during working group

    Jul 25, 2014

  • Brave Rifles: here to help

    Nov 30, -0001

    The 3d Cavalry Regiment has arrived in Afghanistan and replaced the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), in Regional Command-East, Afghanistan, and has been tasked with the responsibility to train, advice and assist the Afghan National Security Forces and NATO base closures within its area of operation.

  • Your rental security deposit: getting it back!

    Jul 25, 2014

    ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Rock Island, Ill. -- (July 25, 2014) It's moving time in the Army! Yes we are now in the middle of Permanent Change of Station season. The calls into legal assistance have been fast and furious; especially about that rental pest aka as the security deposit. How do you deal with this issue how; and more importantly how do you get your deposit back?

  • Top Cops: Post MPs shine in National Law Enforcement Challenge

    Jul 25, 2014

    Fort Campbell police are being recognized for their hard work keeping the installation's roads safe. Fort Campbell beat out Fort Carson to take first place in the military division of the National Law Enforcement Challenge, a traffic safety awards program that recognizes excellent law enforcement traffic safety programs on the national level.

  • 20th CBRNE Command Soldiers compete for top honors

    Jul 29, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Maryland -- Soldiers from 20th CBRNE Command (Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, Explosives) tested their mettle in the Best Warrior Competition here July 21 - 25.

  • Tripler Army Medical Center conducts Change of Command Ceremony

    Jul 25, 2014

    Tripler Army Medical Center (TAMC) conducts Change of Command and Change of Responsibility ceremony July 25, 2014 at 10 a.m. at the TAMC Flag Pole, where Col. David Dunning assumes command of TAMC from Brig. Gen. Dennis Doyle, Commanding General of Pacific Regional Medical Command and outgoing TAMC Commander.

  • Guenette visits post, brother's legacy

    Jul 25, 2014

    "Wow, it's heavier than I thought it would be," said Michael Guenette of the M60 machine gun, handed to him by Capt. Tyler Reid, historian for the 101st Airborne Division. Standing inside Fort Campbell's Don F. Pratt Museum, Guenette held the gun and imagined his brother, Spc. Peter M. Guenette, holding the same cumbersome weapon as he trekked through the jungles of Vietnam in 1968 with his comrades from Whiskey Company, 2nd Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment.

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    Jul 25, 2014

  • Spartan paratroopers jump back into training

    Nov 30, -0001

    Paratroopers here with U.S. Army Alaska's 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division got back to work this week by jumping into action after returning from summer leave.

  • New SOS building, boot drive gives Gold Star Mom renewed purpose

    Jul 25, 2014

    Sheila Patton remembers driving up to Indiana on a Friday in April four years ago to celebrate her father's birthday. She went with her 16-year-old daughter, Megan, and left her son, Cliff, at home for the night. The rest of her Family, including now retired Command Sgt. Maj. Gregory Patton, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, and Staff Sgt. James Patton, B Company, 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, were deployed in missions overseas. As Sheila and Megan sat with their Family celebrating at a restaurant, Cliff called his mother to tell her he had just gotten a ticket. Shortly after, Megan spilled her tea across the table, all while a pit of worry amassed in Sheila's stomach.

  • NETCOM commanding general to pin on second star

    Jul 25, 2014

    Brig. Gen. John B. Morrison Jr., NETCOM commanding general, will be promoted to major general.

  • 1st Air Cav trains to fight local, national wildfires

    Jul 25, 2014

    FORT HOOD, Texas -- The National Fire Outlook for 2014 is expected to be higher than normal across most of the southwestern states, southern California and Alaska, according to the National Interagency Fire Center.

  • Industrial base essential to overcome future threats

    Jul 28, 2014

    Lt. Gen. Michael E. Williamson, who serves as principal military deputy to the assistant secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics and Technology, discussed America's industrial base at the Association of the U.S. Army's monthly breakfast in Arlington, Va., July 24, 2014.

  • 2nd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment Change of Command

    Jul 25, 2014

    Rangers from 2nd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment bid farewell to Col. Gregory K. Anderson during a change of command ceremony at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., July 24.

  • VTT Program training Soldiers, saving money

    Jul 25, 2014

    FORT EUSTIS, Va. -- Fiscal constraints and lower TDY budgets are challenges to ensuring Soldiers are trained for combat and other missions. To counter these challenges, the Army has an established program that reduces the need for TDY and allows one instructor to teach many Soldiers at different locations.

  • First Army Division West Soldiers help units improve readiness

    Jul 25, 2014

    FORT HUNTER LIGGETT, Calif. -- A Warfighter Exercise being held here this month is training Army Reserve, Army National Guard, and active duty Army units for potential deployments.

  • MEDCOM both a Generating and Operating Force, Sargent Tells CGSC Students

    Jul 25, 2014

    Brig. Gen. Patrick Sargent, deputy chief of staff for of operations for the Army Medical Command, is calling on its future leaders to "seize every opportunity to increase your understanding of the Army and Army Medicine." This is because "you are the greatest representative and spokesperson for health and its vital impact on the readiness and resilience of the Total Army Force," Sargent told students at the Command and General Staff College campus at Fort Belvoir, Va. on July 23rd.

  • SMDC's deputy commander for operations promoted to brigadier general

    Jul 25, 2014

    Col. Gregory S. Bowen, deputy commanding general for operations, USASMDC/ARSTRAT, was promoted to the rank of brigadier general in an official ceremony at the Peterson Air Force Base Space Club July 22.

  • Tobyhanna proves radar component for Marine Corps

    Jul 25, 2014

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -- Technicians here have successfully completed operational testing for the Defense Department AIMS platform certification on the AN/TPS-63B Radar System. AIMS stands for Air Traffic Control Radar Beacon System/Identification Friend or Foe/ Mark XII-XIIA System.

  • Gen. Via congratulates AMC contenders

    Jul 27, 2014

    The finest Soldiers in the U.S. Army Materiel Command will compete for the honor of representing our command at the Army-wide competition in October. The two-day competition will assess their abilities, skills, and leadership traits across a range of grueling and demanding tests. Dennis L. Via General, U.S. Army Commanding

  • Was ist los, Bavaria?

    Sep 12, 2014

    Was ist los, Bavaria? Here's what's happening in Bavaria.

  • Rotational units get first taste of MPRC

    Jul 25, 2014

    RODRIGUEZ LIVE FIRE RANGE, South Korea - The sun is blazing and the weather is heating up on the peninsula. On some days, the 90-degree temperature seems unforgiving. The good news is the Army trains its forces to defeat the enemy in all elements. Some units show off that ability as they train to maintain the winning strategy in a joint venture.

  • Warhawks dig talons into combatives

    Jul 25, 2014

    KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan - As the U.S. presence in Afghanistan draws down, units stay vigilant in their mission and training to secure the stability of Afghanistan and its people. Part of this enormous task involves the individual combat readiness of each Soldier. Task Force Warhawk leadership has provided an opportunity for their Soldiers to be certified level-one under the Modern Army Combatives Program while stationed at Shindand Airfield, Afghanistan.

  • Army Research Laboratory to host collaboration event

    Jul 25, 2014

    The U.S. Army Research Laboratory Weapons and Materials Research Directorate will host the 2014 Department of Defense Ordnance Technology Consortium Collaboration Day July 28-30, on the Aberdeen Proving Ground.

  • Under secretary visits Fort Sill, shares Army future

    Jul 25, 2014

    Under Secretary of the Army Brad Carson visited Fort Sill, Oklahoma, July 22, 2014, to talk with Maj. Gen. John Rossi, about his new command, and other post leaders about the future of the Army, and the Fires Center of Excellence's role in it.

  • Belvoir hospital achieves baby-friendly accreditation

    Jul 25, 2014

    Increasing its ability to afford patients the highest standard of care, Fort Belvoir Community Hospital recently became only one of two medical facilities in Virginia and one of four military treatment facilities in the Military Health System to hold accreditation through the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative.

  • New York National Guard training takes to skies

    Jul 25, 2014

    New York Army National Guard Soldiers from the 642d Aviation Support Battalion, conducted integration Annual Training in support of their fellow New York Soldiers from the 2nd Battalion, 108th Infantry Battalion, at Fort Drum, N.Y., July 19-22, 2014.

  • SAF, 'Cacti' partner for Tiger Balm 14

    Jul 24, 2014

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- Soldiers from Singapore and the United States conducted a live-fire exercise together, here, at Schofield Barracks, July 22-23, 2014, during Exercise Tiger Balm 14.

  • Performance Triad ready to move into Week 6

    Jul 24, 2014

    Have you checked your progress in the 26-week Performance Triad health challenge?

  • The US Army Corps of Engineers Southwestern Division welcomes new commander, Col. David. C. Hill

    Nov 30, -0001

    Col. David C. Hill took command of the Southwestern Division today in a ceremony officiated by Lt. Gen. Thomas P. Bostick, commanding general of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

  • Breaking Bread: 210th Soldiers celebrate solidarity

    Jul 24, 2014

    JIHAENG, South Korea- Soldiers and Korean Augmentation to the United States Army Soldiers from the 210th Field Artillery Brigade and their Republic of Korea army counterparts had a belated celebration in lieu of Warrior Friendship Week July 24, 2014, in Jihaeng, South Korea. The fare was 'Beef and leaf,' a do-it-yourself buffet of meats and vegatables that diners can cook on individual grills set into their tables.

  • IPC program promotes child safety

    Jul 24, 2014

    With schools set to start in less than a month, many parents have their hands full buying supplies and registering their children for classes.

  • US Army Pacific welcomes senior enlisted advisor

    Jul 28, 2014

    U.S. Army Pacific, change of responsibility ceremony formally introduces Command Sgt. Maj. Brian Lambert as the USARPAC senior enlisted advisor, July 24 on Fort Shafter's historic Palm Circle.

  • Wounded warriors surf with celebrities

    Jul 24, 2014

    Learning to surf is on the bucket list of many Soldiers who get stationed in Hawaii.

  • Students head back to class, Aug. 1

    Jul 24, 2014

    It may be hard to believe, but back-to-school season is here!

  • Triad goes into Week 5

    Jul 24, 2014

    Think about what motivates you to live a healthier lifestyle.

  • IPC teen residents awarded WinnCompanies scholarships

    Jul 24, 2014

    WinnCompanies, the firm providing property management and maintenance services at Island Palm Communities, awarded WinningEdge scholarships to distinguished residents living in their communities.

  • Training on the Virtual Net

    Jul 29, 2014

    Video game-like approach reduces classroom time, increases engagement. This article was originally published in the July - September 2014 issue of Army AL&T magazine

  • July 23 CRC webpage overview

    Jul 24, 2014

  • Knowledge newsletter July 23, 2014

    Jul 24, 2014

  • Senior leaders explain Army's drawdown plan

    Jul 25, 2014

    The drawdown, particularly involuntary separations, is a huge issue for the Army, officials said, especially since the strength of the Army is its people and the trust they have in each other.

  • Download This! The Performance Triad App (version 1.0)

    Jul 25, 2014

    The Office of the Army Surgeon General (OTSG) and US Army Medical Command (MEDCOM) in Falls Church, Va., has launched a Performance Triad app (version 1.0) for iPhone and Android devices. The app is available as a free download by searching "Performance Triad" on your smartphone.

  • USACE Chief Lt. Gen. Bostick visits region

    Jul 24, 2014

    HOUSTON, Texas (July 24, 2014) -- The 53rd U.S. Army Chief of Engineers and Commanding General of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Lt. Gen. Thomas P. Bostick, met with key stakeholders from the Port of Houston Authority (POHA) and Harris County Flood Control District (HCFCD) to discuss Corps projects in the Galveston District during his July 23 visit to the region.

  • Veteran 3CR bikers share experience, build camaraderie with new riders

    Jul 24, 2014

    Motorcycle riding is a pastime enjoyed by many Soldiers across Fort Hood. The hobby continues to grow with new riders taking to the streets each day. The warm summer months coupled with longer days create an opportunity for new motorcyclists to learn the intricacies of handling a bike on the open road. But with new riders comes inexperience which sometimes can lead to unintended mishaps.

  • 'Gun Devils' assume outload support battalion mission

    Jul 24, 2014

    The 82nd Airborne Division serves as a key component of the nation's Global Response Force, set to respond to contingencies around the world with little-to-no notice. In order to respond to the nation's call, a detailed outload plan is put into play to rapidly deploy the GRF.

  • Round Rock Express recognizes Soldiers with Military Appreciation Night

    Jul 24, 2014

    -- More than 350 Soldiers from the 3rd Cavalry Regiment enjoyed a night of free baseball courtesy of the Round Rock Express during its Military Appreciation Night held July 17 at the Dell Diamond baseball field in Round Rock, Texas.

  • Chief of engineers highlights world's largest hydro event

    Jul 24, 2014

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (July 24, 2014) -- Lt. Gen. Thomas Bostick, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers commander and 53rd chief of engineers, energized more than 3,000 people from over 50 countries during the keynote session of the world's largest hydro event at Music City Center July 22.

  • Soldier learns new definition: resilience

    Jul 24, 2014

    One of the responsibilities of the Comprehensive Soldier and Family Fitness Training Center on Fort Knox is ensuring the delivery of high quality training from local Master Resilience Trainers who are responsible for providing instruction of resilience skills to their units. After her recent observation, Jane, a Level 1 MRT, sat down with a CSF2 Master Resilience Trainer-Performance Expert to discuss how the training went. Over the course of this discussion, Jane explained how the resilience skills impacted her life. That conversation became the impetus for this article.

  • Charlie Hustle: as Rose sported red, he marched in Army green

    Jul 24, 2014

    Athletes are often described in terms of legacy and how they will resonate years after their playing days are over in the minds of those who followed them.

  • Navy wife bests Air Force husband in Quest for the Best

    Aug 6, 2014

    Patricia Keilberg bested husband Keith to win a trip to Las Vegas in the inaugural "Quest for the Best," a test of trivial knowledge played in an interactive game-show fashion by Armed Forces contestants July 19 at Fort Sam Houston Theatre on Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, Texas.

  • 69th ADA ops SGM retires after 29 years of service

    Nov 30, -0001

    Thomas Kenney III didn't know it when he joined the Army in 1985, but he'd retire 29 years later as a sergeant major.

  • Soldiers compete in Lightning Warrior Week

    Nov 30, -0001

    With his body contorted in an unnatural position and wounds protruding from his legs and abdomen, a Soldier cried out for help next to his downed aircraft. Like a scene from a war movie, a fellow Soldier rushed through purple smoke to pull the casualty to safety and provide medical care under hostile enemy fire.

  • Partnering with the Japanese in support of Pacific pivot

    Jul 25, 2014

    Army Field Support Battalion-Northeast Asia hosted the Honorable Itsunori Onodera, the Japanese Minister of defense, at the United States Army's Watercraft Equipment Base-Yokohama North Dock, Japan, June 27, 2014.

  • U.S. Army, General Motors and Raytheon announcing new training initiative for transitioning Soldiers

    Jul 24, 2014

    Tuesday, July 29, Deputy Chief of Staff G-1 Lt. Gen. Howard B. Bromberg joined by Lynn A. Dugle, Raytheon Company Vice President, and Steve Hill, General Motors Vice President, will kick-off the "Shifting Gears" Automotive Technician Training Program during a proclamation signing beginning at 9:30 a.m. in the Pentagon Courtyard.

  • Concrete does not last forever

    Jul 25, 2014

    The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District gathered with navigation industry, congressional, and other partnering agencies to discuss the importance of sustaining our nation's inland waterways

  • NCOs support test of improvements that simplify Army's mobile network

    Jul 24, 2014

    Non-Commissioned Officers (NCOs) and other Soldiers in network-equipped vehicles conducted real-world mission threads in harsh desert terrain covering over 1,250 accumulated miles a day to evaluate recent improvements to the Army's high capacity, mobile tactical communications network backbone, Warfighter Information Network-Tactical (WIN-T) Increment 2. Soldier feedback from theater, the Army's Network Integration Evaluations (NIEs) and user juries helped the Army make WIN-T Increment 2 easier to operate and maintain. Among the many system enhancements are drastically reduced startup and shutdown times; a new, easy to use graphical interface; improved and simplified troubleshooting tools and faster, easier calls that extend radio networks.

  • Division Artillery returns to the Army

    Jul 24, 2014

    The 1st Armored Division Artillery was the very last "DIVARTY" to stand down in order to make room for a Fires Brigade in May of 2007, but now they are the first to stand up as the Army brings back Division Artillery to the ranks and capabilities of its 10 divisions.

  • Hundreds turn out for 'NFL Play 60' at Fort Leonard Wood

    Jul 24, 2014

    Hundreds of children ran, jumped, kicked and tackled their way to good health during NFL Play 60, held by the St. Louis Rams July 16 on Fort Leonard Wood's Gerlach Field. Designed for children ages 7 to 14 but open to all ages up to 18, the event let participants play at more than a dozen different activity stations from noon to 2 p.m.

  • Slideshow: Workouts put PEP in your step

    Jul 24, 2014

    Peak Exercise Performance, or PEP, combines several exercise techniques such as interval training, cross training, circuit training and power lifting. The training can be performed at any level of fitness. Classes are offered 5:30 p.m., Mondays at Vanguard Gym. For more information, call 751-5768.

  • New South Pacific Division Commander Visits the Albuquerque District

    Jul 24, 2014

    Col. (P) Mark Toy, the new South Pacific Division Commander, visited the Albuquerque District during the week of July 14, 2014.

  • Fort Leonard Wood Hall of Honor pays tribute to fallen service members

    Jul 24, 2014

    There is a new hallowed hall reserved for paying respect to those who fell in battle or deceased retired service members at the Fort Leonard Wood Army Community Service Center.

  • USC men's basketball team to visit post

    Jul 24, 2014

    The University of South Carolina men's basketball team and its head coach, Frank Martin, will visit Fort Jackson to meet with military children. The meet-and-greet is scheduled for 3 p.m., July 28 at the Solomon Center.

  • Corps deputy commanding general sees south Florida projects first-hand

    Jul 24, 2014

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Understanding the complexities of the south Florida ecosystem requires time, dedication and taking the initiative to see the unique system personally. That is exactly what Maj. Gen. John Peabody, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Deputy Commanding General for Civil and Emergency Operations, did during his visit to the Jacksonville District's south Florida projects June 18 -19, 2014.

  • Fort Sill bowling manager earns benchmark certification

    Jul 24, 2014

    The manager of the Fort Sill Twin Oaks Bowling Center received a prestigious national certification.

  • Combined Joint Task Force-10 holds Commander's Cup marksmanship competition

    Jul 24, 2014

    BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan -- Commanders and command sergeants major from Combined Joint Task Force-10 and Regional Command - East took part in the first CJTF-10 Commander's Cup here Thursday.

  • Picatinny leaders honor and induct new members into Ammunition Hall of Fame

    Jul 24, 2014

    With collective service that spans from World War II to current operations, seven people became part of ammunition history as they were inducted July 17 into the Ammunition Hall of Fame at Picatinny Arsenal's Lindner Conference Center.

  • Spiritual Soldiers tailor training for mission accomplishment

    Jul 24, 2014

    BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan -- Chaplains and chaplain assistants assigned to the 10th Sustainment Brigade, 10th Mountain Division (LI), conducted their religious support team training with the brigade's unit ministry team July 10.

  • November 5, 2009 Fort Hood Shooting Memorial breaks ground

    Jul 24, 2014

    Ground was broken in Killeen this week for a memorial to the victims of the November 5, 2009 Fort Hood shooting that left 13 dead and 31 wounded.

  • Fort Sill youth bowlers enjoy 'spare' time

    Jul 24, 2014

    More than 70 youths ranging in ages from 5 to 18 participated in the Twin Oaks Bowling Center summer youth camp July 14-18.

  • 31st ADA Soldiers get 'sharp' on stopping harrassment

    Jul 24, 2014

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Raymond Odierno has placed sexual assault response and prevention as a top priority Armywide, stating that "these crimes cut to the heart of the Army's readiness for war. They destroy the fabric of our force, Soldier and unit morale."

  • Preparing for the worst

    Jul 24, 2014

    A functional active shooter exercise took place on the Henderson Hall portion of Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall July 17 to assess first responder reaction time and the reactions of a select group of JBM-HH staff and employees.

  • Career counselors help retain quality Soldiers to sustain Army

    Jul 24, 2014

    The 10th Sustainment Brigade was the first 10th Mountain Division (LI) brigade last year to achieve its retention mission. This year, the brigade remains as one of the top retention teams in large part due to Staff Sgt. Rogerio Brito.

  • Lyster staff encourages immunization

    Jul 24, 2014

    Although summer vacation is still in full swing, the Lyster Army Health Clinic Immunization Clinic staff is asking parents to start thinking about their child's immunizations a little earlier this year.

  • Roller derby: North Georgia takes down Bollweevil Bruisers

    Jul 24, 2014

    They still skate under wild names, stop opponents with booty blocks and laugh off rink rash, but the local Enterprise roller derby team -- primarily made up of military spouses and active-duty Soldiers -- was ready to rumble July 19 against the North Georgia Roller Girls in a bout at the Enterprise Fun Factory.

  • No horsing around: Ongoing renovations create riding stables clubhouse

    Jul 24, 2014

    Where a once dilapidated building stood, now stands a freshly renovated symbol of renewal at the Fort Rucker Riding Stables.

  • NCOs lead on the field and off

    Jul 24, 2014

    Four Marine noncommissioned officers from Headquarters Company, Headquarters and Service Battalion, Headquarters Marine Corps, Henderson Hall demonstrated their leadership qualities July 17 as they led Marines in an early morning physical fitness session.

  • Picking the best pacers

    Jul 24, 2014

    The process of gaining the talents of 40 runners for the Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Army Ten-Miler team is underway.

  • New mosquito-borne virus appears in United States

    Jul 24, 2014

    FORT SILL, Okla. (July 24, 2014) -- For several years, the mosquitoes that carry West Nile Virus often show up during summertime around Southwest Oklahoma.

  • Lemon Lot offers deals on wheels, boats, more

    Jul 24, 2014

    The hassle and stress of buying and selling big-ticket items can be overwhelming, but Fort Rucker's Lemon Lot helps to alleviate that strain, and may leave patrons with a feeling that is more sweet than sour.

  • 10th Combat Aviation Brigade supports USMA field training

    Jul 24, 2014

    WEST POINT -- Soldiers from 2nd Battalion, 10th Aviation Regiment, 10th Combat Aviation Brigade, deployed to Camp Buckner, inside the U.S. Military Academy training area July 15 to provide air-assault and troop movement support to USMA cadets participating in Cadet Summer Field Training.

  • Renters beware: Remain vigilant while house hunting

    Jul 24, 2014

    Just about every renter has a story, and many don't end so well. Some renters end up paying for repairs, losing their deposits, running into scams on-line and hashing things out in small claims court. To be sure, landlords have their own horror stories about tenants. But Van Danford, chief of housing, wants to share some expert tips for would-be renters that could prove beneficial in the long run.

  • Slideshow: Standing Strong -- Soldier Show rocks Fort Jackson

    Jul 24, 2014

    Cast members with the U.S. Army Soldier Show performed July 15, 2014, at Fort Jackson's Solomon Center. The Broadway-style show delivered the Army's 'Stand Strong' theme, which explores the foundational elements of what it is that instills strength and character in Soldiers.

  • ACS survey results assess needs of community

    Jul 24, 2014

    The Army Community Service Needs Assessment Survey results are in, and officials say the results were no surprise.

  • Spotlight on … Nicholas Tapp

    Jul 24, 2014

    Spotlight on … Nicholas Tapp

  • Air Traffic, Air Space course graduates largest class

    Jul 24, 2014

    One of the newest military occupation specialties in Army Aviation graduated its largest class July 21, signaling new interest in an important role in air traffic control.

  • Pharmacy reopens inside clinic

    Jul 24, 2014

    It's been more than a year since the pharmacy at Lyster Army Health Clinic relocated to its temporary location, but it has finally made the move back into the clinic to better serve patients with its new, state-of-the-art facility.

  • Voting Assistance Program help available

    Jul 24, 2014

    Voting assistance officers can help service members and their families navigate the challenges military voters face.

  • Fort Sill implements mass warning notification system

    Jul 24, 2014

    The Fort Sill community now has a new system for notifying Soldiers, DA civilians and contractors of significant events that may be affecting the post and surrounding civilian areas.

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