Archive: Jul 2014

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  • Sill Soldiers take on pre-Ranger training

    Jul 24, 2014

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- A piece of material barely more than two inches wide is what 29 second lieutenants fought for July 21 in Rucker Park.

  • NG Soldiers train at Fort Leonard Wood's CDTF

    Jul 24, 2014

    Nearly 100 National Guard military police Soldiers underwent chemical defense training at Fort Leonard Wood's Chemical Defense Training Facility recently.

  • New commissary on track for June

    Jul 24, 2014

    The walls and roof have gone up and the foundation has been poured, but it will still be a bit of a wait before the new commissary on Ruf Avenue will open for customers.

  • 1st Engr. Bde. change of command

    Jul 24, 2014

    Fort Leonard Wood's 1st Engineer Brigade welcomed their new commanding officer in a ceremony Tuesday on Gammon Field.

  • Lundy promoted to major general

    Jul 24, 2014

    The U.S. Army Aviation Center of Excellence and Fort Rucker commanding general was promoted to major general during a ceremony July 22 in the U.S. Army Aviation Museum.

  • One team one fight: 1st Cav participates in new study

    Nov 30, -0001

    The secretary of defense rescinded the direct ground combat assignment rule, which stated that women could not serve in certain duty positions. While groundbreaking, this action did not open all of the military occupational specialties that are currently closed to women. In the effort to make strides toward opening all MOSs, the Army is executing a study to assess the physical demands required to do those jobs.

  • New changes affect Soldiers' tuition assistance

    Jul 25, 2014

    A grade that a Soldier receives in a course, or failure to heed new tuition assistance rules, could mean paying back money or no tuition assistance for courses that start on or after Sept. 5, 2014.

  • Soldier Support Institute battalion cases colors

    Jul 24, 2014

    The Soldier Support Institute's Training Support Battalion cased its colors during a ceremony July 22 at the Solomon Center.

  • Fort Leonard Wood adds new hotel, dental facility to list of new construction

    Jul 24, 2014

    A state-of-the-art dental facility and new hotel are atop the list of Army military and private construction projects on Fort Leonard Wood, totaling more than $207 million.

  • Environmental monitoring underway for Savannah harbor deepening

    Jul 24, 2014

    With the signing of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2014 earlier this year, many people expected construction of the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) to start immediately. However, several actions need to take place before construction can occur.

  • Milenkowic selected new ACC-NJ executive director

    Jul 24, 2014

    Paul Milenkowic has been selected as the executive director for the Army Contracting Command-New Jersey. ACC-NJ is headquartered at Picatinny Arsenal, NJ, with operating locations at Picatinny, Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, NJ, and Watervliet, New York.

  • Engineer BOLC students develop confidence one explosion at a time

    Jul 24, 2014

    To the engineer students who had just detonated their first explosive charges the sound of falling rocks and dirt pelting the bunker was music to their ears.

  • 3D models bring new dimension to Civil Works projects

    Jul 24, 2014

    Engineers from the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers are using three dimensional modeling to plan Civil Works projects, save resources and minimize costs.

  • New Soldiers swear in at Twilight Tattoo

    Jul 24, 2014

    Several hundred members of the public gambled on the weather to watch the Soldiers from the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) and The U.S. Army Band "Pershing's Own" perform a Twilight Tattoo hosted by Gen. Dennis L. Via, the U.S. Army Materiel Command (AMC) commanding general, on Whipple Field, Joint Base Myer- Henderson Hall, Va.

  • USAPAT-EFD conducts final flight of Army G3 jet

    Jul 24, 2014

    The only Gulfstream III jet in operation in the U.S. Army made its final flight back to the United States from Ramstein Air Base in Germany July 23, prior to being decommissioned.

  • Public Health Command Welcomes New Leader

    Jul 24, 2014

    Col. Jacqueline Chando assumed command of the Public Health Command Region-North in a 30-minute change of command ceremony July 16 at McGill Training Center.

  • US, British Soldiers learn the details of deployment with MCT University

    Jul 26, 2014

    The 21st Theater Sustainment Command's 39th Transportation Battalion, 16th Sustainment Brigade hosted U.S. and British Soldiers through the Movement Control Team University at the Deployment Processing Center on Rhine Ordnance Barracks July 22-24.

  • CECOM Office of Small Business Holding Outreach Event

    Jul 24, 2014

    "The U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command's Office of Small Business Programs will hold a small business outreach event, Tuesday, July 29th, at Building 6008 (Mallette Training Facility) on Aberdeen Proving Ground.

  • New leader takes over 902nd MI Group

    Jul 24, 2014

    The 902nd Military Intelligence Group welcomed Col. John J. Bonin, its new commander, in a change of command ceremony Friday at McGlachlin Parade Field.

  • Army Community Service celebrates 49 years of service

    Jul 24, 2014

    Army Community Service provides critical services and programs for active duty service members, DoD civilians, retirees and their families. On the cusp of five decades of service, ACS will celebrate its 49th birthday.

  • Fort Jackson commanding general promoted

    Jul 24, 2014

    Fort Jackson is now led by one of the Army's newest two-star generals, Maj. Gen. Bradley Becker. Becker was promoted in a ceremony July 18 at Victory Field, where friends and family from across the country gathered to show their support.

  • Faces of the Force: Lt. Col. Mark P. Henderson

    Jul 24, 2014

    "Faces of the Force" is an online feature highlighting members of the Army Acquisition Workforce. Produced by the U.S. Army Acquisition Support Center Communication Division, and working closely with public affairs officers, Soldiers and Civilians currently serving in a variety of AL&T disciplines.

  • C4ISR campus' first Product Support Managers appointed

    Jul 24, 2014

    With an emphasis on elevating and expanding total lifecycle management, the first portfolio product support managers of Aberdeen Proving Ground's Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) campus were appointed at an assumption of charter ceremony on July 21.

  • MP History Brigades PDF

    Jul 24, 2014

    MP History Brigades PDF

  • USARIEM completes exclusive space for nursing moms

    Jul 28, 2014

    Recently, the U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine completed a room exclusively for new mothers. Called "Nursing Mom Room," this space is reserved for any USARIEM employee or guest who needs to lactate for their new baby.

  • The environmental health point of view

    Jul 24, 2014

    There are major environmental threats at work during this season -- heat injury, food-borne illness and vector-borne disease. Fortunately, with a little education and planning these hazards can be mitigated with minimal impact on summertime fun.

  • 630th MP Co. inactivates at USAG Bamberg

    Jul 24, 2014

    The very last unit stationed at US Army Garrison Bamberg, the 630th MP Company, officially inactivated during a short ceremony at Bamberg's Freedom Fitness Facility on Friday, 18 July 2014.

  • New name, new mission for Army transition program

    Jul 24, 2014

    Helping retiring and separating Soldiers manage their transition back into civilian life is the Army Career Alumni Program's core mission, but this time it's the program itself, that's undergoing a major change.

  • Last sets of eyes are first line of defense

    Jul 24, 2014

    Twelve Soldiers from 23rd Military Police Co. out of Fort Drum, New York, have completed approximately 1,500 customs clearance missions and inspected approximately 1,000 vehicles during their 270 day deployment that is nearing an end. Each inspection is completed by a three-Soldier team whose purpose is to ensure that agricultural threats and invasive species are not introduced into ecosystems in the United States. They are the last sets of eyes on equipment before it is transported to support U.S. Army mission requirements.

  • EOD troops train with federal agencies during exercise

    Jul 29, 2014

    U.S. Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal technicians from the 744th EOD Company honed their life-saving and mission-enabling skills in a joint and interagency exercise at Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Alabama.

  • Medal of Honor recipient Ryan Pitts: Bonds will never be broken

    Jul 24, 2014

    "The value of serving in the unit and in combat resides in the relationships we have with people. It doesn't reside in the medals," said former Staff Sgt. Ryan M. Pitts.

  • Army researcher discusses human collaboration with intelligent agents

    Jul 24, 2014

    Dr. Jessie Chen from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory Human Research and Engineering Directorate in Orlando, Fla., recently spoke to leading researchers in emotion science and social robotics with Department of Defense scientific leaders and Yale University students in the area of intelligent autonomous systems.

  • Female boxers excel in World Class Athlete Program

    Jul 24, 2014

    Four female Soldier-boxers in the U.S. Army World Class Program have won national boxing championships while training to contend for spots on Team USA for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.

  • USAG Ansbach community announcements for July 24 through 30, 2014

    Jul 24, 2014

    Community events and announcements for U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach from July 24 through 30, 2014, and beyond.

  • Pacific Theater's senior Army logistics command changes leadership

    Jul 23, 2014

    The Pacific Theater's senior Army logistics unit changed leadership July 23, on Schofield Barracks' Hamilton Field. Maj. Gen. Stephen R. Lyons relinquished command of the 8th Theater Sustainment Command to Maj. Gen. Edward F. Dorman III during the ceremony hosted by Gen. Vincent K. Brooks, the U.S. Army Pacific commander.

  • Widow of Fort Hood shooting hero speaks at memorial groundbreaking

    Nov 30, -0001

    Joleen Cahill, widow of retired Chief Warrant Officer 2 Michael G. Cahill, who was killed trying to stop the shooter in the Nov. 5, 2009, attack on Fort Hood, touches a sculpture that honors her husband at the groundbreaking ceremony for the Nov. 5, 2009, Fort Hood Memorial at the Killeen Civic Center, July 22, 2014. The memorial was designed by Salado artist Troy Kelley, who asked the family members of each victim killed in the tragedy to tell him which objects were most dear to their lost loved ones. He then created sculptures representing each victim using those objects as symbols of their personalities and life. Cahill was a voracious reader, thus the stack of books. The 13 sculptures will be incorporated into the finished memorial, which will include a garden, a pavilion, and an American flag. Family members and organizers hope to see the project completed by the end of the year. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Ken Scar, 7th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

  • Camp Zama community members learn to speak Japanese

    Jul 23, 2014

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (July 23 2014) -- Several of Camp Zama's community members gathered at the Sagamihara Family Housing Area library on July 22 for an opportunity to learn conversational Japanese from a native speaker, here.

  • USACE Galveston District awards small business contract for geotechnical services

    Jul 23, 2014

    GALVESTON, Texas -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District, awarded a small business contract in the amount of $106,871.81 to Quaternary Resources Investigations LLC for core drilling, soil sampling and laboratory testing at Freeport Harbor's Dredging Placement Area One.

  • Army Field Support Battalion-Kuwait welcomes new leader

    Jul 23, 2014

  • First-ever Army-Marine Corps mortuary affairs exercise serves to strengthen working relationship

    Jul 23, 2014

    FORT LEE, Va. (July 23, 2014) -- A working relationship between the Army and Marine Corps to prepare for "the most sacred duty" in the military has been strengthened as a result of a historic two-week field exercise here.

  • 1st Cavalry Division Horse Cavalry Detachment photo release 2

    Nov 30, -0001

    The 39 Soldiers, 31 horses, five mules and two dogs that make up the 1st Cavalry Division Horse Cavalry Detachment are a truly unique unit in the Army.

  • Shrinking Army looking to fill its Reserve Component

    Jul 25, 2014

    The chief of the Army Reserve said his component is having some problems recruiting and retaining Soldiers, and he's looking by name at captains being released early from active duty.

  • New Cadet barracks at West Point to increase space, decrease cost

    Jul 25, 2014

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District is constructing a new cadet barracks at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, NY. The new structure will fit in well with the rest of the historic campus and will include energy saving features that will save taxpayers approximately 44 thousand dollars annually.

  • CSF2's Global Assessment Tool is for Spouses, Too!

    Jul 28, 2014

    The Army's Comprehensive Soldier and Family Fitness program encourages Spouses to take the Global Assessment Tool (GAT 2.0)

  • MST and MCSC say no to bullying

    Jul 28, 2014

    Fort Irwin's Middle School and Teen Center received a grant of $4,000 to assist an anti-bullying campaign during a check presentation here, July 22. The funds came from the Military and Civilian Spouses Club and were contributed to support "The Movement" -- an anti-bullying initiative created by Fort Irwin United States Army Garrison. The money will go to the purchase of T-shirts and pencils promoting the campaign, said William Paul, director of MST. Kelly Furtick, president of MCSC here, presented the check.

  • Ground broken for Nov. 5, 2009, Fort Hood Shooting Memorial

    Nov 30, -0001

    A message of comfort is etched onto the bronze screen of a sculpture July 22, 2014, created by Salado artist Troy Kelley to honor U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Justin M. Decrow, of the 62nd Signal Battalion, 11th Signal Brigade, who was killed in the Nov. 5, 2009, Fort Hood shooting. Kelley designed sculptures for each of the 13 victims who were killed in the tragedy using objects that were dear to them. The sculptures were displayed at a groundbreaking ceremony for the Nov. 5, 2009, Fort Hood Shooting memorial at the Killeen Civic Center. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Ken Scar, 7th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

  • November 5, 2009 Fort Hood Shooting Memorial groundbreaking

    Nov 30, -0001

    Esteemed guests including III Corps and Fort Hood Deputy Commanding General Maj. Gen. Kendall P. Cox (far right), Joleen Cahill, the widow of Fort Hood shooting hero Michael Cahill (center in blue), and Staff Sgt. Chad Davis, who was wounded in the shooting (fifth from right), break the ground for the November 9, 2005 Fort Hood Shooting Memorial at the Killeen Civic Center, July 22, 2014. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Ken Scar, 7th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

  • Policeman who brought down Fort Hood shooter touches memorial to victim

    Nov 30, -0001

    Senior Sgt. Mark Todd, of the Killeen Police Department, touches a sculpture July 22, 2014, honoring U.S. Army Spc. Frederick Z. Greene, of the 20th Engineer Battalion, 36th Engineer Brigade, who was killed in the Nov. 5, 2009, Fort Hood shooting. Todd fired the shots that finally brought down the gunman, Nidal Hasan, after a rampage that left 13 dead and 31 wounded. Salado artist Troy Kelley designed sculptures for each of the 13 victims using objects that were dear to them. He designed the sculptures to be touched, so that eventually the favorite places on each piece will become shiny. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Ken Scar, 7th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

  • Touching sculptures to be included in November 5, 2009 Fort Hood Shooting Memorial

    Nov 30, -0001

    U.S. Army Spc. Jason D. Hunt's favorite dog plays a prominent role in a sculpture created by artist Jim Kelley to honor him, July 22, 2014. Hunt was with the 2nd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, when he was killed during the Nov. 5, 2009 shooting on Fort Hood. Kelley's sculptures for each of the victims killed in the shooting will be featured in the November 5, 2009 Fort Hood Shooting Memorial, to be located at the Killeen Civic Center. Kelley asked the family members of each victim killed in the tragedy to tell him which objects were most dear to their lost loved ones, then created sculptures representing each victim using those objects as symbols of their personalities and life. The 13 sculptures will be incorporated into the finished memorial, which will include a garden, a pavilion, and an American flag. Family members and organizers hope to see the project completed by the end of the year. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Ken Scar, 7th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

  • Hero who brought down Fort Hood shooter attends groundbreaking for memorial

    Nov 30, -0001

    Senior Sgt. Mark Todd, of the Killeen Police Department, takes a moment to reflect July 22, 2014, on the memorial sculpture for U.S. Army Capt. Russell G. Seager, of the 467th Medical Detachment, who was killed in the Nov. 5, 2009, Fort Hood shooting. Todd fired the shots that finally brought down the gunman, Nidal Hasan, after a rampage that left 13 dead and 31 wounded. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Ken Scar, 7th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

  • Hero's Soldiers Medal cast forever in bronze for November 5, 2009 Fort Hood Shooting Memorial

    Nov 30, -0001

    U.S. Army Capt. John P. Gaffaney, of the 1908th Medical Company, is remembered with a rose and Soldier's Medal in a sculpture created by artist Jim Kelley to honor him, July 22, 2014. Gaffaney was killed while trying to subdue the gunman in the Nov. 5, 2009, Fort Hood shooting that left 13 dead. He was posthumously awarded the Soldier's Medal by Secretary of the Army John McHugh for his actions. Kelley's sculptures for each of the victims killed in the shooting will be featured in the November 5, 2009 Fort Hood Shooting Memorial, to be located at the Killeen Civic Center. Kelley asked the family members of each victim killed in the tragedy to tell him which objects were most dear to their lost loved ones, then created sculptures representing each victim using those objects as symbols of their personalities and life. The 13 sculptures will be incorporated into the finished memorial, which will include a garden, a pavilion, and an American flag. Family members and organizers hope to see the project completed by the end of the year. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Ken Scar, 7th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

  • Policeman who brought down Fort Hood shooter attends groundbreaking for memorial

    Nov 30, -0001

    Senior Sgt. Mark Todd, of the Killeen Police Department, takes a moment July 22, 2014, to reflect on the memorial sculpture for U.S. Army Capt. Russell G. Seager, of the 467th Medical Detachment, who was killed in the Nov. 5, 2009, Fort Hood shooting. Todd fired the shots that finally brought down the gunman, Nidal Hasan, after a rampage that left 13 dead and 31 wounded. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Ken Scar, 7th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

  • Fort Hood shooting hero Michael G. Cahill remembered in bronze

    Nov 30, -0001

    Chief Warrant Officer 2 (Ret.) Michael G. Cahill, who was a voracious reader, is remembered with a coffee cup and stack of books including one "Calvin and Hobbes" collection, in a sculpture created by artist Troy Kelley, July 22, 2014. The sculpture was featured at the groundbreaking of the Nov. 5, 2009 Fort Hood Shooting Memorial at the Killeen Civic Center, July 22, 2014. Cahill was killed while trying to subdue the shooter, who ultimately took 13 lives that day, and was posthumously presented the Army Award for Valor for his actions. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Ken Scar, 7th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

  • Fort Hood shooting survivors attend groundbreaking for memorial

    Nov 30, -0001

    U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Chad Davis, who was shot in the back during the Nov. 5, 2009 Fort Hood shooting, escorts Joleen Cahill, widow of Chief Warrant Officer 2 (Ret.) Michael G. Cahill, at the groundbreaking ceremony for the November 5, 2009 Fort Hood Memorial at the Killeen Civic Center, July 22, 2014. The memorial was designed by Salado artist Troy Kelley, who asked the family members of each victim killed in the tragedy to tell him which objects were most dear to their lost loved ones. He then created sculptures representing each victim using those objects as symbols of their personalities and life. The thirteen sculptures will be incorporated into the finished memorial, which will include a garden, a pavilion, and an American flag. Family members and organizers hope to see the project completed by the end of the year. "The memorial will honor the 13 fallen, our 31 wounded, and all who were there at the [Soldier Readiness Processing Center] that day - from the staff to the first responders to the crime scene investigators," said Cahill. "This is a tragedy that our country must remember." (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Ken Scar, 7th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

  • III Corps and Fort Hood deputy commanding general attends groundbreaking for Fort Hood Shooting Memo

    Nov 30, -0001

    Maj. Gen. Kendall P. Cox, III Corps and Fort Hood deputy commanding general, speaks to Joleen Cahill, widow of retired Chief Warrant Officer 2 Michael G. Cahill, who was killed in the Nov. 5, 2009, shooting on Fort Hood, at the groundbreaking ceremony for the Nov. 5, 2009, Fort Hood Memorial at the Killeen Civic Center, July 22, 2014. The memorial was designed by Salado artist Troy Kelley, who asked the family members of each victim killed in the tragedy to tell him which objects were most dear to their lost loved ones. He then created sculptures representing each victim using those objects as symbols of their personalities and life. The 13 sculptures will be incorporated into the finished memorial, which will include a garden, a pavilion, and an American flag. Family members and organizers hope to see the project completed by the end of the year. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Ken Scar, 7th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

  • Army Reserve center dedicated to fallen Florida hero

    Jul 23, 2014

    The Army Reserve center in Sanford, Florida, was renamed July 19, in a ceremony befitting a Silver Star recipient by celebrating the life and service of Sgt. 1st Class Alwyn C. Cashe.

  • Why I Serve: Education, military service bring medic from Africa to America

    Jul 23, 2014

    Pfc. Justice Chirchir, 1st Combined Arms Battalion, 63rd Armored Regiment, 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, grew up like many African boys. Chirchir would work in the mornings with his siblings, fetching water from the well that was more than an hour's walk away. He would tend to the livestock and also attended school. It wasn't until he was in high school that he discovered a different path than farmer.

  • Medal of Honor recipient: equipment worked

    Jul 23, 2014

    About an hour north of Natick Soldier Systems Center resides the nation's latest Medal of Honor recipient.

  • MDW legal staff awards Soldiers

    Jul 23, 2014

    The U.S. Army Military District of Washington's Staff Judge Advocate office welcomed one Soldier and said goodbye to two others during a ceremony hosted by Col. James R. Agar, MDW staff judge advocate, held at Fort Lesley J. McNair, D.C., July 22, 2014.

  • Feds fight hunger in local community

    Nov 30, -0001

    Defense Department employees post wide donate food and other non-perishable items in support of the sixth annual Feds Feed Families Food Drive campaign July 18 at the Army Community Services office located inside the Rivers building here. The Campaign, which began June 1 and runs through Aug. 27, is a voluntary effort in which federal employees are encouraged to donate non-perishable food items to their offices for distribution to local food banks.

  • Picatinny employees receive Packaging Excellence Award for engineering support

    Jul 28, 2014

    The U.S. Army recognized three Picatinny Arsenal employees for providing on-site engineering support to the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif., where the vehicle signal kit is assembled and fielded.

  • Brothers Killed In World War II Remembered

    Jul 24, 2014

    Jim Joyner still carries with him a sense of loss, even after 71 years.

  • Civilian mentor program shapes Army installation management's future

    Jul 23, 2014

    SAN ANTONIO (JULY 15, 2014) -- U.S. Army Installation Management Command walks the talk, increasing its investment in employee development through a revitalized, year-long mentorship program, which kicked off with a three day orientation July 15. Twenty-eight mentees paired with their 28 mentors and five senior mentors, from installations around the globe, gathered to begin participation in the IMCOM Headquarters Centralized Mentoring Program.

  • Sharing In Success Of Unmanned Aircraft Systems

    Jul 23, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- For much of his Army career, Col. Tim Baxter hasn't been able to share his military experience. As a Special Operations Soldier, the code is "to be a quiet professional." So, leading the Unmanned Aircraft Systems Project Office for the Program Executive Office for Aviation gave Baxter one of those rare opportunities to publicly share in the success of the Army's unmanned aircraft systems.

  • Senior Army Aviator Comes Home To Lead UAS

    Jul 23, 2014

    ONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Col. Courtney Cote is glad to be home, although he admits he has a lot of catching up to do with news on the home front.

  • Executive Panel Offers Tips On Managing Employeees

    Jul 23, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Sixty-two questions. That's how many queries on leadership that the participants in the Aviation and Missile Command's 2014 Leader Investment for Tomorrow Leadership Forum had for five Team Redstone executives who participated in a panel discussion at their leadership forum July 16.

  • Town Hall Slides - 22 July 14

    Jul 23, 2014

    Slides for Town Hall 22 July 14

  • Senior Commander Values Mentoring Others

    Jul 23, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- "Growing up" professionally as an officer in one of the nation's most challenging and forward-moving organizations can offer an abundant backdrop for learning the lessons of adaptive leadership.

  • DC road closures and restrictions for the 2014 U.S. -- Africa Leaders Summit

    Jul 28, 2014

    The 2014 U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit will take place from Monday, August 4th through Thursday, August 7th in Washington, D.C.

  • 419th CSB welcomes new leader

    Jul 24, 2014

    Command of the 419th Contracting Support Brigade changed hands during a July 22 ceremony at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, attended by contracting leaders, family members, distinguished guests and members of the brigade.

  • Man Transportable Robotic Systems testing underway at Tobyhanna

    Jul 23, 2014

    Engineers are conducting testing on robotic unmanned ground vehicles in an effort that could bring future robotics work here.

  • Open Campus initiative fosters rewarding experience for guest researcher

    Jul 23, 2014

    The Army Research Laboratory's new Open Campus initiative is opening doors for researchers across the globe to collaborate with some of the Army's most talented scientists and engineers in research endeavors critical to our nation.

  • First-ever Energy Savings Performance Contract for Corps of Engineers civil works project underway

    Jul 23, 2014

    Teaming up with the U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Mobile District is embarking on the first-ever Energy Savings Performance Contract executed for a Corps Civil Works project that could set the stage for other USACE districts.

  • TRADOC commander shares metaphors, wisdom . . . and his rank

    Jul 24, 2014

    Gen. David Perkins, TRADOC commanding general, spent July 22 visiting training sites and talking with Army ROTC cadets attending the Leader Development and Assessment Course at Fort Knox.

  • U.S. Army Europe welcomes new deputy commanding general

    Jul 28, 2014

    U.S. Army Europe welcomed its new Deputy Commanding General, Maj. Gen. Walter E. Piatt, today after he departed his previous assignment as the commander, Joint Multinational Training Command in Grafenwoehr.

  • U.S., partner nations gather in Malawi for Exercise Southern Accord 14

    Jul 23, 2014

    Civilian and military personnel from Malawi Defense Force, the U.S. and other partner nations have gathered in Lilongwe, Malawi to participate in the U.S. Africa Command-sponsored Exercise Southern Accord 14, July 14-31.

  • CMRE Soldier places second in Bagram 10K

    Jul 23, 2014

    Soldiers from the 17th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion Headquarters participated in the Run to Home Base 10K here July 18. Among them was 1st Lt. Justina Sisler, the battalion S-4 Officer in Charge, who took second place in the female category.

  • Soldier Spotlight: Getting to know Pfc. Darius R. Crump

    Jul 23, 2014

    Soldier Spotlight: Getting to know Pfc. Darius R. Crump

  • Medal of Honor recipient Pitts inducted into Hall of Heroes

    Jul 23, 2014

    Former Staff Sgt. Ryan Pitts was inducted into the Pentagon's Hall of Heroes July 22, 2014, the day after receiving the Medal of Honor from President Barack Obama for his bravery in combat at Vehicle Patrol Base Kahler in Afghanistan, July 13, 2008.

  • Public Health Command tracks new mosquito-borne disease

    Jul 23, 2014

    The U.S. Army Public Health Command is responding rapidly to an emerging viral infection that is threatening the United States.

  • 35th CSSB hosts bilateral "Friendship Luau"

    Jul 22, 2014

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (July 23, 2014) -- The "Bilateral Friendship Luau" hosted by the 35th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion on July 19 at the Sagamihara Family Housing Area brought several Camp Zama and Japanese community member together, here.

  • Gunsmiths key to success of Army Marksmanship Unit

    Jul 24, 2014

    Sweeping both the Interservice Pistol and National Rifle Association National Pistol Championships along with wins at the Interservice Rifle and National Trophy Rifle matches, U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit (USAMU) Soldiers have lived up to their reputation as some of the best shooters in the world.

  • Troop Command-TAMC Conducts Change of Command

    Jul 25, 2014

  • Gold Star Families participate in OSUT training

    Jul 31, 2014

    Gold Star Family members traveled to Sand Hill on Fort Benning, Georgia, July 18, 2014, for a glimpse into the day of a one station unit trainee, courtesy of the 198th Infantry Brigade.

  • Spouses take on Darby Ranger challenge

    Jul 22, 2014

    The 4th Ranger Training Battalion held its annual Darby Ranger Spouses Challenge July 17 on Todd Field and the Malvesti obstacle course at Camp Rogers.

  • 2014 Soldier Show set for Aug. 9

    Jul 22, 2014

    Army Entertainment will present the 2014 U.S. Army Soldier Show Aug. 9 at Wetherby Field.

  • WHINSEC class opens with Flag Ceremony

    Jul 22, 2014

    The Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation's Command and General Staff Officer Course Class of 2014-2015 began its year of study with a Flag Ceremony at the Benning Club July 16.

  • Contrary to popular belief, overhydration is possible

    Jul 22, 2014

    "Because we live in the South with high humidity and temperatures, it combines for a perfect atmosphere for overhydration," said Jill Carlson, Maneuver Center of Excellence safety director.

  • Scientist shares insights on decision making

    Jul 22, 2014

    Gary Klein, a senior scientist at MacroCognition LLC and author of Streetlights and Shadows: Searching for the Keys to Adaptive Decision Making, visited Fort Benning July 16 for the latest edition of the Combat Leader Speaker Program.

  • 10 inducted into Ranger Hall of Fame

    Jul 31, 2014

    Ten Rangers were inducted into the Ranger Hall of Fame July 16 during a ceremony at Fort Benning's Maneuver Center of Excellence McGinnis-Wickam Hall.

  • Best of the best: MCoE's top Soldier, NCO seek TRADOC award

    Jul 23, 2014

    Two of Fort Benning's best will be on display next week as Spc. Seth Biehl and Sgt. 1st Class Michael McQuality head to Fort Eustis, Virginia, for the TRADOC Soldier and NCO of the Year competitions.

  • Athletes take on local sprint triathlon, duathlon

    Jul 22, 2014

    Participants as young as 11 years old demonstrated their fitness level's at TriColumbus' Chattahoochee Challenge Sprint Triathlon and Duathlon July 19 in uptown Columbus.

  • Fort Benning's Army Ten-Miler kicks off

    Jul 22, 2014

    The first qualifier for the Fort Benning Army Ten-Miler team was July 18 at the Santiago Fitness Center.

  • Costumed heroes in Columbus

    Jul 22, 2014

    Comic book aficionados, fans of other collectibles and various other pop culture enthusiasts will have an opportunity to come together Aug. 3 for the Columbus Comic Book Show.

  • July 22, 2014 -- SecArmy's remarks at Staff Sgt. Pitts' Hall of Heroes Induction Ceremony

    Jul 23, 2014

  • Soldiers put rubber to road at Fort Riley autocross event

    Jul 22, 2014

    Soldiers raced in the Sports Car Club of America autocross event hosted by the Fort Riley Morale, Welfare and Recreation July 18-20 on Fort Riley's Marshall Army Airfield to provide a safe, secure and legal way for Soldiers to race their cars around a sanctioned autocross track.

  • Army Evaluation Center director visits Picatinny Arsenal

    Jul 22, 2014

    Director of the Soldier and Support Systems Evaluation Directorate at the U.S. Army Evaluation Center in Aberdeen, Md., visited Picatinny Arsenal on July 11.

  • Fort Knox showcases energy, personnel, leadership programs to Under Secretary Carson

    Jul 25, 2014

    Fort Knox, Kentucky, had the opportunity to show off some of its world-class facilities during a visit July 21, 2014, from the Under Secretary of the Army, Brad Carson.

  • 130th Engineer Brigade changes command

    Jul 22, 2014

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - Col. Diana Holland relinquished command of the 130th Engineer Brigade to Col. Blace Albert in a change of command ceremony on Hamilton Field here, July 21.

  • Army Materiel Command wins 3 Lean Six Sigma Excellence Awards

    Sep 5, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The Army announced the 2013 Lean Six Sigma Excellence Awards Program (LEAP) winners July 11 with the U.S. Army Materiel Command garnering three awards. Headquarters Army Materiel Command, Joint Munitions Command and Tobyhanna Army Depot each received an organizational award.

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