Archive: Jul 2014

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  • Veterans Home Celebrates Birthday With Resident Heroes

    Jul 23, 2014

    REDSTONE, Ala. -- Looking out at the veterans gathered together at the Floyd E. "Tut" Fann State Veterans Home, Maj. Gen. Heidi V. Brown felt her dad's presence.

  • Visiting Students Discover Scientific Career Paths

    Jul 22, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- When the 35 students of Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College's Upward Bound program visited Thursday, they had no idea what to expect. In fact for many of the students the trip was not just their first time on Redstone but their first time out of southeastern Kentucky.

  • Health Center Welcomes New Commander

    Jul 22, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Commanders at Fox Army Health Center may come and go, but one thing remains the same -- their commitment to "serving to heal, honored to serve."

  • 479th Field Artillery Soldiers combat childhood obesity, bullying at local school

    Jul 22, 2014

    Killeen, Texas -- "One more rep! You can do it! Dig deep!" echoed through the gym of Timber Ridge Elementary School here.

  • Civilian, Military Bomb Squads Converge For Exercise

    Jul 22, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- A group conducts a large theft of explosive materials which then wind up in various parts of the United States. Subsequent explosions occur nationally. Authorities trace the material and confirm its origin.

  • Gatesville community rounds up Reserve Component with 'Salute to Warrior Citizens'

    Jul 22, 2014

    NORTH FORT HOOD, Texas -- Mobilizing Army Reserve and National Guard Soldiers enjoyed a day of respite from training on North Fort Hood, Texas, experiencing Texas heritage Sunday afternoon thanks to the Gatesville community.

  • Making A 'Special Needs' Difference Halfway Around The World

    Jul 22, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Corrosion issues aren't the only item on the agenda for three Aviation and Missile Command employees when they visit Japan to conduct corrosion reviews, training and remediation.

  • Wounded Warrior Hears Call To Ministry

    Jul 22, 2014

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- One small piece of paper. That's all it took to remind then Lt. Jared Vineyard of his faith in God. And it was a reminder that he sorely needed.

  • 'So Proud To Be A Soldier In The U.S. Army'

    Jul 22, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The Army Contracting Command is now being led by a two-star general who doesn't mind a "bit of polishing" every now and then.

  • July 22, 2014 -- CSA's remarks at Staff Sgt. Ryan Pitts Hall of Heroes induction ceremony

    Jul 22, 2014

    July 22, 2014 -- CSA's remarks at Staff Sgt. Ryan Pitts Hall of Heroes induction ceremony

  • Texas Guardsmen train for stateside relief, combat

    Jul 22, 2014

    The Texas National Guard's 836th Engineer Company recently engaged its two separate missions, one for combat and one for stateside relief, within a single annual training period. Demonstrating the value of the Guard, these Soldiers can fight wars abroad and save lives at home.

  • Trekking back in time

    Jul 22, 2014

    Laughter filled the air as dozens of children ran around the main post chapel on Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., during the Wilderness Escape Vacation Bible School July 14-18.

  • 'Truckmasters' host fourth annual reunion

    Jul 22, 2014

    The 24th Transportation Company, 541st Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 1st Sustainment Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, hosted its fourth annual reunion July 19 at Fort Riley's Moon Lake.

  • Division East squeaks past Division West for First Army Best Warrior honors

    Jul 23, 2014

    CAMP SHELBY, Miss. - On a muggy Mississippi morning, the First Army Best Warrior Competition starts with a bang. Under the bright lights of the softball complex, two Soldiers prepare for the first event in the competition, the Army Physical Fitness Test. Over the next three grueling days, Sgt. 1st Class Bryan R. Morrow and Sgt. 1st Class James K. Rogers II will test their mettle in events designed to evaluate their skills and knowledge and determine who will emerge as the best noncommissioned officer in First Army.

  • Contact TARDEC

    Aug 4, 2014

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  • Senior Army JAG Corps leaders visit Army Sustainment Command

    Jul 22, 2014

  • Exercise Southern Accord 14 kicks-off in Malawi

    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.

  • Remaining balanced: Soldier stays grounded while his star is rising

    Nov 30, -0001

    When 21-year-old Pfc. Paul Ieti, Company A, 603rd Aviation Support Battalion, 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade was in Afghanistan, he and a friend made a video of him singing "Stay" by Rihanna. And like a million young dreamers before, they posted it on You Tube. The video went viral and has since been viewed by over a million people worldwide. Ieti never expected the video would have such an impact. He also never expected that the producers from "Americas Got Talent" would invite him to come and sing on their popular television variety show.

  • Crossing home plate to combat silent injuries

    Jul 23, 2014

    In just its fifth year, the "Run to Home Base" continues to grow and help military members who suffer from post-traumatic stress and traumatic brain injuries.

  • Army study looks at 'Developing Mental Armor for Soldiers'

    Jul 23, 2014

    In the fiscal year 2014 study, "Design, Implement, and Demonstrate Integrated Training to Optimize Human Performance and Discourage PTSD and Suicide," known as the Squad Overmatch Study, the goal was to demonstrate how to train the Soldier to recognize and apply learned techniques to manage psychological stress experienced in a combat-realistic, controlled, repeatable, and reviewable simulated environment while exercising warrior skills.

  • Exercise participants take well-deserved 'Cultural Day' off

    Jul 22, 2014

    Participants in exercise Southern Accord 14 in Salima, Malawi took a well-earned day off June 21 travelling to the Sunbird Livingstonia Beach for a cultural day. After five days of non-stop training, planning and writing orders for a fictitious United Nations peacekeeping operation, participants were more than ready to kick-off their shoes and have a good time. The day's festivities included volleyball, soccer, a bar-b-que, shopping at a local market, and displays of traditional dances from Malawi and neighboring Zambia.

  • USACE Europe District named Installation Support Program of the Year

    Jul 22, 2014

    WIESBADEN, Germany - U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Europe District has claimed a top honor for its contributions to the public works mission at U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz, Installation Management Command announced recently. The agency was named Installation Support Program of the Year on the list of 2013 Directorate of Public Works annual award winners.

  • 414th CSB has a new commander

    Jul 24, 2014

    The 414th Contracting Support Brigade has a new commander. Col. Christine Beeler assumed command of the 414th from Col. Paul Pardew during a July 10 ceremony at the U.S. Army Garrison, Vicenza, Italy.

  • CECOM Commanding General promoted to major general

    Jul 22, 2014

    Brigadier General Bruce T. Crawford, Commanding General, U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command and APG Senior Mission Commander, was promoted to major general during a promotion ceremony July 21 at the Myer Auditorium here.

  • Medical researchers turn to 3-D printing for rapid prototypes

    Jul 22, 2014

    FORT DETRICK, Md. (July 22, 2014) -- To quickly design, fabricate and deliver prototypes of medical equipment to the field, the U.S. Army is employing futuristic 3-D printing technologies.

  • Engineers march 100 miles in 4 days

    Jul 22, 2014

    15th Engineer Battalion Soldiers make friends while honoring World War II battlefields

  • Cavoli takes reins of 7th Army Joint Multinational Training Command

    Jul 22, 2014

    Brig. Gen. Christopher Cavoli accepted the transfer of command of the 7th Army Joint Multinational Training Command from Maj. Gen. Walter E. Piatt during a ceremony July 21.

  • Retirement editorial by Maj. Gen. Richard C. Longo, U.S. Army Europe deputy commander

    Jul 22, 2014

    Editorial by Maj. Gen. Richard C. Longo, U.S. Army Europe deputy commander . The general is retiring July 22 after serving the Army for 34 years.

  • Humphreys Soldiers attend Battle of Cheonan ceremony

    Jul 22, 2014

    CAMP HUMPHREYS -- A contingent of Soldiers from here joined Cheonan city officials for a ceremony commemorating the 64th Anniversary of the Battle of Cheonan, July 6. Cheonan is a city located about 30 minutes south of here. The annual event, hosted by the Cheonan Chapter of the Korea Freedom Federation, honors the Korean and American Soldiers who fought and died during the July 7-8, 1950, battle. Soldiers assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, U.S. Army Garrison Humphreys and 4-58th Airfield Operations Battalion attended and participated in the ceremony.

  • Rocket Battalion lights up the sky

    Jul 22, 2014

    CHEOLWON, South Korea -- Soldiers from 6th Battalion, 37th Field Artillery Regiment, 210th Field Artillery Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division conducted a Field Training Exercise June 6 -- 20 at Rocket Valley, near Cheolwon, South Korea.

  • MPs 'roughing it' as part of back-to-basics initiative

    Jul 22, 2014

    Students in the Military Police Basic Officer Leader Course at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, are testing a type of training that is taking the Soldiers back to the basics by incorporating expeditionary operations into their class.

  • Soldiers Compete in the Thunder Fitness Challenge

    Jul 21, 2014

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea -- More than 100 Soldiers from the 210th Field Artillery Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division compete in the Thunder Fitness Challenge July 9, 2014 on Camp Casey. To qualify for the competition the Soldiers must have scored 270 or above on the Army Physical Fitness Test prior to the competition. During the event the Soldiers completed five events that tested them both physically and mentally. The fitness challenge included the push-up event for two minutes, the sit-up event for two minutes, the pull-up event for 10 repetitions, the dip event for 20 repetitions, and a three-mile run in 22 minutes or less.

  • Camp Zama's youth participate in a summer musical program

    Jul 22, 2014

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (July 22, 2014) -- Several of Camp Zama youth members participated in the "Summer Rock Music Program" held from June 27 to July 17at the Camp Zama Youth Center, here.

  • Warrior Friendship Week Finale

    Jul 21, 2014

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea -- Soldiers from 2nd Infantry Division celebrate Warrior Friendship Week on Camp Casey, South Korea. The week kicked off with a three-mile division run, followed by three days full of sporting events and friendly competition all leading up to the division finals where the 210th Field Artillery Brigade dominated the competition and took first place. Warrior Friendship Week is a long-standing tradition that continues to build unit cohesion and strengthen the alliance between the Republic of Korea and the United States.

  • Leisure: Changes in Latitudes, Changes in Attitudes

    Jul 21, 2014

    Jeju Island, South Korea -- Some Soldiers stash their leave for a big trip home to see Family and friends, hometowns and old haunts. Others use it to explore new places. 1st Sgt. Willie Vines, hailing from Dallas, gets the best of both worlds.

  • Warrior Friendship Week day three

    Jul 21, 2014

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea -- Soldiers from 2nd Infantry Division celebrate Warrior Friendship Week on Camp Casey, South Korea. The week kicked off with a three-mile division run, followed by a day full of sporting events and friendly competition all leading to the division semifinals and finals that will determine the winners for each sport. Warrior Friendship Week is a long-standing tradition that continues to build unit cohesion and strengthen the alliance between the Republic of Korea and the United States.

  • Camp Casey Road Repair

    Jul 21, 2014

    In support of a DPW road resurfacing project, Casey Gate 2 will be closed to all traffic from July 21 - August 27. All pedestrian traffic will need to utilize Gate 1.

  • Gold Star Wives continue to serve their country

    Nov 30, -0001

    The Gold Star Wives of America, Inc. held their 69th annual convention here to elect new leadership and board members July 19. Just as importantly, they gathered to welcome new members and remember their fallen loved ones.

  • Medal of Honor recipient Pitts: 'It is their names, not mine'

    Jul 24, 2014

    President Barack Obama awarded the Medal of Honor to former Staff Sgt Ryan M. Pitts during a White House ceremony July 21, 2014.

  • Headquarters Support Company 7th Infantry Division welcomes new commander

    Nov 30, -0001

    The Headquarters Support Company, 7th Infantry Division, held a change of command ceremony June 6.

  • Learning to succeed

    Nov 30, -0001

    For the last 14 years, Pfc. John Brooks has loved computers. He works on them. He builds them. He repairs them. He just loves them. In fact, he even tried to join the Army as a cyber network defender, a new military occupation specialty that focuses on protecting computer networks.

  • 17th Field Artillery Brigade ADAM/BAE Cell attend the CENTCOM Theater Tactical Data Link Planning Co

    Nov 30, -0001

    The 17th Field Artillery Brigade, Air Defense Airspace Management (ADAM) cell attended the U.S. Army Central Command Theater Tactical Data Link Planning Conference at Al Udeid Airbase, Qatar.

  • Soldiers, Airmen come together for training mission

    Nov 30, -0001

    Stryker combat vehicles are big-15 tons of reinforced metal, rubber and weaponry big. Now try moving one across the world with a full complement of Soldiers, food and equipment, and you've got quite a job ahead of you. Fortunately, the Air Force's C-17 Globemaster is perfectly suited for it.

  • Arrowhead leaders mentor future officers

    Nov 30, -0001

    It's not always easy in college to decide what you want to be when you "grow up." For U.S. Military Academy cadets, who are all destined to be military officers, the career choices are little more limited, but not by much.

  • Soldiers, leaders come together to learn during Arrowhead Week

    Nov 30, -0001

    With a focus on the Pacific and global deployment capabilities, 3-2 Stryker Brigade Combat Team, "Arrowhead," 7th Infantry Division, has a huge mission set. With such a wide range of responsibilities, it's important to provide decision makers with the most up-to-date knowledge possible.

  • Fort A.P. Hill opens new fire station

    Jul 22, 2014

    U.S. Army Garrison Fort A.P. Hill, Va. opened a new fire station today. The new station is the third on post and gives the garrison's fire department greater ability to fight fires in the southern part of the installation.

  • Lt. Col. Christopher Crary Becomes 69th Honolulu District Commander

    Jul 21, 2014

    Lt. Col. Christopher W. Crary became the 69th commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Honolulu District in a military ceremony held July 17 on Fort Shafter, Hawaii's Palm Circle parade field.

  • CSM Sims announces AMC Best Warrior Competition

    Jul 23, 2014

    This year's Army Materiel Command's Best Warrior Competition will be one of the most challenging competitions that these Soldiers have seen to date. The rigors of the competition will test their physical endurance and mental resiliency. They are the best Soldiers that each command has to offer and this competition will determine who embodies the Best Warrior. The winners of the AMC Best Warrior Competition will be well prepared to represent the command at the Department of the Army competition this fall.

  • Increased SHARP training furthers efforts to combat sexual abuse

    Jul 22, 2014

    The Army is "breaking new ground" in efforts to combat sexual harassment and sexual assault in the ranks, according to a top Army official.

  • Texas Guardsmen support international chemical operation

    Jul 21, 2014

    Recently, the Texas National Guard's 6th Civil Support Team assisted local, state, and federal agencies in the safe transportation and destruction of industrial chemicals from Syria. The unit assisted the multi-agency effort in the acquisition and movement of these chemicals with the ultimate objective of their disposal at the Veolia Environmental Services facility in Port Arthur, Texas.

  • 1-76 FA Howitzer Air Assault

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers with 1st Battalion, 76th Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, train for air assault operations with the M119 Howitzer. Available in high definition.

  • 'Can Do' mortarmen familiarize cadets with indirect fires

    Jul 21, 2014

    From July 7-13, 2014, the mortar platoon of 3rd Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, introduced United States Military Academy cadets on the functions and capabilities of 81mm and 60mm mortar systems at West Point, New York.

  • 'CAN DO' soldiers use simulation rounds for realistic training experience

    Jul 21, 2014

    Taking full advantage of their time at West Point, soldiers from Company A, 3rd Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, conducted squad level military operations on urban terrain, or MOUT, training at Camp Shea, New York from June 26-27, 2014.

  • Vanguard soldiers train, mentor West Point cadets

    Jul 21, 2014

    Task Force China, a task force comprised of soldiers from throughout 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, has been at Camp Natural Bridge, a training area at the United States Military Academy at West Point for the past few months, assisting with USMA's summer cadet training program.

  • Radford Army Ammunition Plant conducts Missing Man Table Dedication Ceremony

    Jul 21, 2014

    The Radford Army Ammunition Plant and Operating Contractor BAE hosted a Missing Man Table Dedication on 15 July, 2014, performed by Rolling Thunder, Tennessee Chapter 4. Lt. Col. Luis Ortiz and BAE Program Manager Brian Lindamood spoke regarding their personal relationship with military families and KIA, POW and MIA. These events had a powerful influence on their careers in the military. They thanked the Rolling Thunder and those gathered for the dedication and the promise by all present to "never forget".

  • 'DIGITAL DIRT'

    Jul 21, 2014

    With too many boots for too little ground, training system expands units' options. This article was originally published in the July - September 2014 issue of Army AL&T magazine.

  • Preparing the best to test the rest

    Jul 21, 2014

    CAMP ATTERBURY, Ind.-- Eighty-eight soldiers and civilians participated in the Observer Controllers/Trainers (OC/T) Academy here July 19 for this year's Vibrant Response exercise. The OC/Ts are considered subject matter experts in their particular career field and the academy prepares them to help train the multitude of military and civilian organizations participating in this exercise.

  • Spartan brigade departs Afghanistan for the last time

    Nov 30, -0001

    For the fourth and final time since the their inception the Spartans of 3rd Brigade Combat, 10th Mountain Division, have completed a deployment to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom and transferred command authority of Training Advise and Assist Command - Southeast to Fort Hood's 3rd Calvary Regiment July 19, 2014.

  • Men, women equally represented on elite boxing squad

    Jul 23, 2014

    For the first time in program history, the U.S. Army World Class Program has an equal number of men and women competing in the once male-dominated sport of boxing.

  • USACE-POD greets new commander

    Jul 21, 2014

    FORT SHAFTER --Maj. Gen. Richard L. Stevens relinquished his position as commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Pacific Ocean Division to Col. Jeffrey L. Milhorn, during a change of command ceremony, July 18, at historic Palm Circle, here.

  • Wounded Warrior Mustang visits Rock Island Arsenal

    Jul 21, 2014

    The Wounded Warriors Family Support organization's 2014 Ford Mustang GT500 team visits Rock Island Arsenal, Ill., July 16.

  • 1-25 ARB heats up training

    Nov 30, -0001

    Heat radiating from blazing hot barrels and a furious sun added to the training obstacles aviation Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 25th Aviation Regiment, faced as they conducted their rotation at the National Training Center on Fort Irwin, Calif., May 21, 2014.

  • South Korean troops participate in CBRN exercise

    Jul 21, 2014

    Soldiers from the Republic of Korea Army participated in Exercise Atropian Phoenix at this Mojave Desert training facility this week.

  • Why I serve: Soldier's journey began in Guyana

    Nov 30, -0001

    It was a hot and sunny day in the MojaveDesert. Spc. Patricia Naipaul, a lightwheel mechanic with Headquarters and Headquarters Company, Special Troops Battalion, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, was hard at work repairing the unit's vehicles at the brigade tactical training area at the National Training Center, Fort Irwin, California.

  • Atropian Phoenix demonstrates integrated CBRNE operations

    Jul 22, 2014

    The 20th CBRNE Command, the U.S. Army's only formation tasked with integrated chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosive ordnance disposal operations, demonstrated its readiness, agility and adaptability during Exercise Atropian Phoenix in June, at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland.

  • 20th CBRNE integrates into decisive action training

    Nov 30, -0001

    Units from the 20th Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and Explosives (CBRNE) Command are integrating into decisive action training rotations at the U.S. Army combat training centers.

  • Soldiers, civilians build families

    Jul 21, 2014

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA -- Nearly a dozen Soldiers and civilians assigned to the National Ground Intelligence Center on Rivanna Station participated in Project 20 of the Habitat for Humanity of Greater Charlottesville. After nearly a year of construction, the Belmont Cottage homes were presented to the families during a recent dedication ceremony.

  • 21st TSC showcases capabilities during Rheinland-Pfalz Tag

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers from throughout the 21st Theater Sustainment Command showed off their various capabilities during a Rheinland-Pfalz state-sponsored fair in Neuwied, Germany, July 18-20.

  • Two ACC staffers becoming contract specialists creates a win-win

    Jul 24, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--In what personnel officials are calling a win-win for the Army Contracting Command, two headquarters staff members here are becoming contract specialists.

  • Remembering fallen comrades with a celebration of life ceremony

    Jul 21, 2014

    Soldiers assigned to the 110th Transportation Company, 419th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 10th Sustainment Brigade, held a remembrance ceremony July 18 here for two heroes who paid the ultimate sacrifice on the company's previous deployment in 2012.

  • Passion drives training at Echo Mission

    Jul 21, 2014

    "I love to teach, I love to teach!" exclaimed Army Reserve drill sergeant Sgt. 1st Class Kelsie Hagan, Echo Company, 1/518th Basic Combat Training (BCT) Battalion.

  • 'Devil' brigade sponsors spouse resiliency skills weekend

    Jul 21, 2014

    Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, sponsored a three-day military skills and resiliency retreat for spouses of deployed Soldiers June 27 to 29 at the Capitol Plaza Hotel and Convention Center in Topeka, Kan.

  • Lowrey continues to fulfill his lifelong dream

    Jul 24, 2014

    For as long as he can remember, Lt. Col. Doug Lowrey said he always wanted to be a Soldier.

  • Future Soldiers may wear 3-D printed garments, gear

    Jul 23, 2014

    Researchers at the U.S. Army Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center wear many hats and create many products.

  • New Va. laws expand military-state relations

    Jul 21, 2014

    Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe signed into law June 12 five bills that directly impact service members and their families.

  • WES-K, AFSBn-Kuwait, remove 12-ton obstacle from Kuwaiti Naval base

    Jul 21, 2014

  • Ready and resilient: Performance Triad promotes healthy lifestyle, ready and resilient Soldiers

    Jul 21, 2014

    Eight hours of sleep a night, 10,000 steps a day and eight servings of fruit and vegetables daily. That's the prescription the Army is using to improve the health of the force.

  • Pershing's Own receives new command sergeant major

    Jul 21, 2014

    The United States Army Band "Pershing's Own" has a new command sergeant major - Command Sgt. Maj. Daniel R. Smith was appointed to the position during a change of responsibility ceremony July 14 at Brucker Hall on the Fort Myer portion of Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall.

  • New Redstone Test Center Capabilities Increase Support of Warfighter

    Jul 21, 2014

    RTC performs essential tests at each stage of the development process to ensure that the Warfighter is equipped with safe, qualified and reliable equipment no matter the environmental conditions. This capability has been achieved with state-of-the-art test facilities, equipment and test engineering expertise for more than 50 years. The Tactical Test Facility, or TFF, and the Multi-Environments Chamber Test Facility were recently constructed on Redstone Arsenal, enabling RTC to affirm, through objective independent testing, the reliability of equipment for the ultimate safety of the Soldier.

  • Where eagles dare: Estonian youth visit American paratroopers

    Jul 22, 2014

    The sounds of idle High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle engines, sloshing water buckets and barking orders subdued the normally serene parade grounds at Paldiski's military post.

  • 173rd Airborne paratrooper awarded Army's Fire Support Soldier of the Month

    Jul 21, 2014

    If American paratroopers in Estonia need to call for mortar, artillery or close-air support, they may rest easy knowing one of the Army's finest fire support specialists resides in their ranks.

  • TF White Devil's air assault disrupts weapons from entering Afghanistan

    Nov 30, -0001

    Afghanistan is becoming a safer place due to the initiative taken by Afghan National Security Forces to stop enemy weapons from coming into their country.

  • Soldiers fly high over Kosovo with SPIES training

    Jul 21, 2014

    Soldiers with 2nd Squadron, 38th Cavalry Regiment, who comprise the Multinational Battle Group-East 's Forward Command Post, learned the intricacies of the Special Patrol Insertion and Extraction System, during a hands-on training event at Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo, July 18, 2014.

  • 401st AFSB demonstrates stewardship, returns $500K to Army Supply System

    Jul 21, 2014

    What began two months ago as a mission to clean up a junk yard turned into a commitment to stewardship of government property and money for two Army logistics operations officers assigned to the 401st Army Field Support Brigade.

  • Army researchers develop Cargo Pocket ISR

    Jul 21, 2014

    Researchers at the U.S. Army Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center in Massachusetts, are developing a pocket-sized aerial surveillance device for Soldiers and small units operating in challenging ground environments.

  • SD Guard shares knowledge with Suriname military on reserve force operations

    Jul 21, 2014

    The South Dakota National Guard hosted three key leaders from the Suriname Armed Forces at Camp Rapid, in Rapid City, S.D., July 10-14, 2014, to share information on the structure and operational processes of the National Guard as a reserve force.

  • Redskins military appreciation day draws over 3,000 to FedEx Field

    Jul 21, 2014

    The burgundy and gold VIP carpet was stylishly rolled out for regional service members July 12, 2014, before and during the first Redskins Salute Military Appreciation Day, at FedEx Field, in Landover, Maryland.

  • Silver Star awarded to 95-year-old Army veteran

    Jul 22, 2014

    Retired Lt. Col. Ralph W. Kuethe, 95, was awarded a Silver Star medal in Conmy Hall at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Virginia, July 11, 2014, 70 years after serving in World War II.

  • New CT scanner finds diverse, important uses for researchers

    Jul 21, 2014

    Turning a now-standard tool for medical diagnostics and therapeutics to a host of new applications, the U.S. Army Research Laboratory Survivability/Lethality Analysis Directorate recently acquired a turn-key computed tomography scanner system, known as a CT scanner.

  • July 21, 2014 Commander's Community Council

    Jul 20, 2014

    U.S. Army Garrison Daegu Commander, Col. Jim Bradford, hosted the quarterly Commander's Community Council (C3) community information forum on Camp Walker in the Evergreen Community Club, July 21.

  • FOB Walton closes as Afghanistan withdrawal continues

    Jul 21, 2014

    The 2nd Battalion, 77th Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, was the last unit to roll out of Forward Operating Base Walton, in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan, July 17, 2014, marking an end to a permanent coalition presence in the area.

  • A muddy good time

    Jul 23, 2014

    An army of costumed Soldiers and civilians got their hands, and colorful outfits, filthy at the Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., Morale, Welfare and Recreation's 9th Annual 5k Down & Dirty Mud Run Series July 19.

  • eMILPO helps manage Soldier Records

    Jul 19, 2014

    With more than 6,000 Soldiers in the 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), managing Soldiers' records can seem like a daunting task. Yet, using the Army's Electronic Military Personnel Office, that task has become much easier.

  • Top NCO credits Soldiers with his success

    Jul 21, 2014

    Command Sgt. Maj. Ronald S. Pflieger, former U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence and Fort Gordon command sergeant major. Pflieger handed over his authority to Command Sgt. Maj. Travis L. Cherry during a change-of-responsibility ceremony. Some of the Army's most successful leaders have a long lineage of family who served or knew they wanted to join years before they came of age. Neither was the case for Pflieger.

  • SAMC Hawaii supports local youth track club, shows commitment to community

    Jul 18, 2014

    FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii -- They're easy to spot at Army formals; the poster-perfect, squared-away noncommissioned officers with those distinct powder-blue ribbon-held medallions hanging around their necks. But the character of Sergeant Audie Murphy Club members exceeds their professional appearance, as they live their motto -- Lead from the Front -- throughout their units and local communities.

  • Close doesn't count with these grenades

    Nov 30, -0001

    U.S. Army Reserve Sgt. John Page, a squad leader from De Kalb, N.Y., with the 366th Engineer Company in Canton, N.Y., explains how to sight the M203 grenade launcher to Spc. Manuel Bustos, a geospacial engineer from Bryan, Texas, with the 420th Engineer Brigade headquartered in Bryan. The 366th oversaw qualification on the range July 17 during Operation River Assault at Fort Chaffee, Ark. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Debralee Best)

  • Close doesn't count with these grenades

    Nov 30, -0001

    U.S. Army Reserve 2nd Lt. Amy Stafford, a Lake Placid, N.Y., resident and acting platoon leader for the 366th Engineer Company out of Canton, N.Y., loads the M203 grenade launcher for qualification July 17 during Operation River Assault at Fort Chaffee, Ark. The 366th conducted range operations where Soldiers were required to hit four targets with six shots. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Debralee Best)

  • Training to provide essential support during River Assault

    Nov 30, -0001

    When hearing about an Army exercise called Operation River Assault, most people would think of boats and bridges, but it takes far more to ensure this exercise is successful than just amphibious equipment.

  • Developing Soldiers, teamwork through training

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers are lined up, weapons ready; they begin to walk forward raising their weapons to engage their target. They stay on-line; a musical rhythm of rounds resonates as they fire their three-round bursts.

  • Army Reserve chaplains support RIMPAC mass casualty exercise

    Jul 18, 2014

    Eight Army Reserve chaplains and chaplain candidates from the 9th Mission Support Command provided pastoral support to mock casualties during a Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) training exercise on Ford Island, Joint Base Pearl Harbor Hickam, and Tripler Army Medical Center on July 11, 2014.

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