Archive: Jul 2014

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  • Healing Soldiers with Horses

    Nov 30, -0001

    While deployed, he was on the road for 10 days driving from Kuwait to Iraq. He endured attacks from improvised explosive devices, mortars, sniper fire and small arms fire. Now, retired Army Sgt. 1st Class Bobby Hoops, a former motor transport operator, hangs his head low as he recounts a deployment he considers "one of the worst for truck drivers."

  • Fort Myer Swim Team at .500 mark

    Jul 18, 2014

    The Ashburn Village Aqua Jets were far from kind to the Fort Myer Squids July 12 at the Fort Myer Officers Club pool complex.

  • U.S., Qatar Sign Letters on $11 Billion in Helicopters, Defense Systems

    Jul 18, 2014

    Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel hosted Qatar's Minister of State for Defense Affairs His Excellency Hamad bin Ali al-Attiyah at the Pentagon July 14 to sign letters of offer and acceptance for Apache helicopters and Patriot and Javelin defense systems valued at $11 billion dollars.

  • New leadership at Rader Health Clinic

    Jul 18, 2014

    Lt. Col. Soo Lee Davis relinquished command of Andrew Rader U.S. Army Health Clinic to Lt. Col. Ed Weinberg July 11 during a change of command ceremony at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall. Davis arrived at Rader Nov. 27, 2013 and served as its 17th commander. She held the position for eight months.

  • Credentialing continues to benefit troops

    Jul 18, 2014

    Many programs and initiatives have been launched over the past few years to help veterans get civilian jobs, and many employers have committed to hire and even train veterans. But a creative initiative embedded in the 2014 Defense Authorization Act can give transitioning service members an advantage even before they hang up their uniforms.

  • SHARP

    Jul 18, 2014

  • FORSCOM G3/5/7 tapped for division command

    Jul 18, 2014

    The Chief of Staff, Army announced July 18, the selection of Maj. Gen. Stephen M. Twitty, deputy chief of staff, G-3/5/7, U.S. Army Forces Command, Fort Bragg, North Carolina, to command the 1st Armored Division at Fort Bliss, Texas.

  • Paratroopers celebrate warrant officer corps' 96th birthday

    Jul 18, 2014

    What's the first thing that pops into your mind when you think about warrant officers? Characteristics like professional, knowledgeable and dedicated were some of the responses provided by attendees of a cake-cutting ceremony July 9 at the 1st Brigade Combat Team dining facility at Fort Bragg, held to celebrate the U.S. Army warrant officer corps' 96th birthday.

  • Fort Hood small business outreach draws positive response, feedback

    Jul 18, 2014

    An acquisition forecast open house by Mission and Installation Contracting Command officials June 17 at Fort Hood, Texas, attracted more than 125 contractor representatives.

  • ATEC conducts SHARP Face-to-Face--evolving to a culture of accountabilty

    Jul 18, 2014

    ATEC conducts SHARP Face to Face Training with Civilian/Military workforce.

  • New Redstone Test Center capabilities increase support to Soldier

    Jul 18, 2014

    The U.S. Armed Forces, and more specifically the Army, follow a similar obligation to defend democracy and freedom despite harsh conditions. The nation's military uses weapons systems that must be stored, transported and operated in a variety of operational environments worldwide, whether they be desert, arctic, tropic, or marine locations.

  • July 16 Knowledge magazine newsletter

    Jul 18, 2014

  • Army Test Center adapts munitions to evolving needs

    Jul 18, 2014

    Redstone Test Center has been developing Test Area 4 since the late 1980s in order to provide the ability to subject test articles to the ever changing standards required by Department of Defense.

  • Redstone Test Center sharpens battlefield picture

    Jul 18, 2014

    A new technology has put a national spotlight on the Redstone Test Center, making headlines not only in the Tennessee Valley, but as the topic of discussion in the national media circuit.

  • Undersecratary of the Army Brad Carson visits Devil Brigade

    Jul 18, 2014

    Capt. Michael T. Morrissey, commander of Battery B, 3rd Battalion, 319th Airborne Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division briefs Undersecretary of the Army Brad Carson about his unit's role as the outload support battalion, July 15, at Fort Bragg, N.C. Carson visited the post to talk with Paratroopers and leaders about the state of readiness in the 82nd Airborne Division.

  • Bittersweet reunion in the desert

    Jul 18, 2014

    Deployed Soldiers can experience a wide range of feelings, physically and emotionally. A reunion in Kuwait was bittersweet for two high-school wrestling buddies from the small town of State College, Pa.

  • Army to conduct vehicle brake tests in Jennerstown, Pa., traffic urged to stay alert, cautious

    Jul 18, 2014

    JENNERSTOWN, Pa. -- The U.S. Army Aberdeen Test Center, located at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., plans to conduct military vehicle brake testing along Jennerstown, Pa.'s, Route 30, between Jennerstown and the Grand View Mountain area, between late July and mid-August.

  • Talented young girl spreads laughter, cheer in community

    Jul 18, 2014

    FORT BRAGG -- If you are attending a sporting event or community event, you will more than likely see mascots running around making people laugh, but what about in a grocery store or in your neighborhood?

  • Chow from a 3-D printer? Natick researchers are working on it

    Jul 21, 2014

    Army researchers are investigating ways to incorporate 3-D printing technology into producing food for Soldiers.

  • Community Report

    Jul 18, 2014

  • Typhoon Neoguri hits Okinawa

    Jul 20, 2014

    OKINAWA, Japan (July 18, 2014) -- On July 8 the forecasted category five typhoon Neoguri hit Okinawa; however, during the evening hours before the typhoon reached shore, it was downgraded to category three.

  • Diligent junior-enlisted MP embodies Warrior Ethos, embraces all challenges

    Jul 18, 2014

    For Spc. Jeromy Sisk, a military police Soldier assigned to the U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach Provost Marshal's Office, every challenge that comes along is a new opportunity to train.

  • Distance learning needs re-tooling, captains tell chief

    Jul 18, 2014

    Captains across the Army are telling their chief of staff that distance learning can be a powerful tool, but its be-all-promise may be a stretch, and its method of delivery may need some re-tooling.

  • Army Okinawa FMWR host "Margaritaville"

    Jul 17, 2014

    OKINAWA, Japan (July 18, 2014) -- The U.S. Army Okinawa Family Morale, Welfare and Recreation hosted July 4 the 2014 Torii Beach summer music event themed "Margaritaville" at Torii Beach, Okinawa, here.

  • Chaplains Assist With 2014's RIMPAC Exercise

    Jul 23, 2014

    Active Duty chaplains from Tripler Army Medical Center (TAMC), along with chaplains from the Reserve, Navy, Tripler Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) Intern program candidates from 9th Mission Support Command, and the Combined Joint Task Force, joined efforts in Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2014 Mass Casualty (MASCAL) exercise July 11, 2014.

  • 94th AAMDC Welcomes New Commander

    Jul 17, 2014

    The Soldiers of the 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command bid farewell to Brig. Gen. Daniel Karbler and welcomed Col. (P) Eric Sanchez as the new commander of the 94th AAMDC in a Change of Command Ceremony, on the historic Palm Circle, here, June 27.

  • Corps employee shares passion for youth outreach and teamwork

    Jul 17, 2014

    In this Employee Spotlight, we feature Janet Post, a regulatory specialist in the Regulatory Division. She received her bachelor's degree in economics with an emphasis in natural resources from the University of California, Santa Barbara. Here, Post tells us what inspired her to pursue a career in STEM.

  • Air Force's 314th Training Squadron, Presidio of Monterey welcomes new leader

    Jul 17, 2014

    The Air Force's 314th Training Squadron, located on the Presidio of Monterey welcomed a new leader during a change of copmmand ceremony July 16.

  • 20th CBRNE integrates into decisive action training

    Jul 21, 2014

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

  • Soldier featured in OEF documentary 'The Hornet's Nest'

    Jul 18, 2014

    A documentary film containing 100-percent real and raw battlefield footage shot in what's considered the most violent part of Afghanistan, features a Soldier who was serving in 2010, as a squadron commander with the 3rd Brigade "Rakkasans" of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault).

  • Hayat is new Dear Occupational Health Clinic doctor

    Jul 17, 2014

    Maj. Aartif Hayat, M.D., is the new physician for Anniston Army Depot's Dear Occupational Health Clinic.

  • ANMC welcomes Moore as new commander

    Jul 17, 2014

    Lt. Col. David L. Schmitt relinquished command of the Anniston Munitions Center to Lt. Col. Wendell S. Moore during a July 10 ceremony.

  • Cleaning hulls a blast on depot

    Jul 17, 2014

    How does one take the hull of a M1 tank - weighing in at approximately 70 tons - and clean it completely and efficiently? For Anniston Army Depot, that answer comes in the form of two large buildings. Known colloquially on the installation as the spinner hangers, these large-scale abrasive blast booths remove unwanted substances from combat vehicles using stainless steel beads, known as shot, which are propelled at about 12,000 revolutions per minute.

  • Markham students compete in fitness challenge

    Jul 17, 2014

    Some 250 students from Fort Belvoir's Markham School Age Center demonstrated their commitment to physical fitness and healthy living by participating in the 2014 Fitness Challenge, Friday, at Specker Field House. The event, sponsored by Child, Youth and School Services and the Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation, provided the young athletes a variety of challenges that tested their fitness levels and provided an opportunity to compete against each other in a friendly atmosphere.

  • Wounded warriors build skills, confidence during archery event

    Jul 17, 2014

    Nearly 30 wounded, injured and ill servicemembers from Fort Belvoir and Walter Reed National Military Medical Center Warrior Transition Battalions learned the basics of archery and applied their new skills at Outdoor Recreation's indoor and outdoor ranges as part of the inaugural Adapted Archery Day.

  • ACS introduces 'Got Balance' program to organizations on post

    Jul 17, 2014

    Fort Belvoir Army Community Service representatives introduced its new "Got Balance" resilience program to garrison directors and program managers during a "Walkabout" tour, Friday. The representatives stopped at the Fort Belvoir Exchange; Commissary; Fort Belvoir Community Hospital; Community Center; Child, Youth and School Services and Barden Education Center during the tour to discuss the resilience competencies the program will provide Soldiers, their Family members and civilians on post.

  • Science camp teaches through hands-on fun

    Jul 17, 2014

    Jacob Reinhardt can't keep his little hands from shaking as he solders his submersible remote control in the Fort Belvoir Elementary School Sea Perch lab. Teacher, Kathleen Ordile, steps in to show the junior scientist, and rising sixth grader, how to hold the circuit board in one hand safely while applying the hot metal with precision. Wearing goggles much larger than his face, Reinhardt gets the hang of it, and little curls of smoke rise in the air to show his success.

  • Ice cream social welcomes military spouses, Families

    Jul 17, 2014

    The Protestant Women of the Chapel had the community over for ice cream, Tuesday at the Fairfax Village Community Center. The Ice Cream Social welcomed military spouses and their children to a relaxed, summer-themed get-together, complete with treats. Children and their mothers visited a sundae bar and loaded up on ice cream with their favorite toppings, from pecans to sprinkles, banana slices to chocolate syrup.

  • Warrant Officer Corps celebrates 96th birthday

    Jul 17, 2014

    The "Quiet Professionals" celebrated their 96th birthday July 9 at the Fort Belvoir USO Warrior and Family Center, and thanks to some jokes and outstanding speakers, it wasn't all that quiet. Fort Belvoir stepped in to host the Warrant Officer Corps' birthday, marking the first time the Belvoir-based group has had the honor.

  • Grant Hall Map

    Jul 17, 2014

  • Zarchin, Reynolds hand over HQ Bn. leadership to Lenz, Williams

    Jul 17, 2014

    The command team of Lt. Col. Brian Zarchin and Command Sgt. Maj. Carolyn Reynolds passed on the U.S. Army Garrison Fort Belvoir, Headquarters Battalion colors to Lt. Col. Philip V. Lenz and Command Sgt. Maj. Charles H. Williams at a change of command and change of responsibility ceremony, Friday at Thurman Hall. The ceremony marked the end of Reynolds' and Zarchin's time at Fort Belvoir.

  • Grubbs assumes duty as Red River's 40th commander

    Jul 17, 2014

    Hundreds of distinguished guests, local officials and depot members gathered for the Red River Army Depot Change of Command ceremony June 12, as Col. Doyle Lassitter relinquished command of the depot to Col. Brandon L. Grubbs.

  • ASA(ALT) Leadership Organizational Chart

    Jul 17, 2014

    ASA(ALT) Leadership Organizational Chart

  • Fort Sill Garrison employees lose weight to achieve fitness goals

    Jul 17, 2014

    Thr Fort Sill Garrison Commander's Fitness Challenge drew almost one-third of the garrsion civilian workforce to help them achieve their fitness goals.

  • TACOM welcomes its frst female commanding general

    Jul 17, 2014

    The TACOM Life Cycle Management Command (LCMC) welcomed its 34th and first female commanding general, Maj. Gen. Gwen Bingham, at a change of command ceremony held June 25 at the Detroit Arsenal. Over 600 people were on hand to witness the change of command, officiated by Gen. Dennis L. Via, Army Materiel Command (AMC) commanding general, between outgoing commander Maj. Gen. Michael J. Terry and Bingham.

  • New leadership at 4th Brigade 94th Training Division

    Jul 17, 2014

    ATLANTA, Ga. (Jul 13, 2014) -- Col. Kris A. Belanger replaced Col. John W. Aarsen as commander of 4th Brigade Personnel Services, 94th Training Division (Force Sustainment) during a Change of Command ceremony at the Hilton Hotel.

  • Day honors military, families at LETRA

    Jul 17, 2014

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- Thousands of Soldiers, family members and friends from the Lawton-Fort Sill community came together to enjoy Fort Sill's Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation's annual Military Appreciation Family Fun Day.

  • WWII paratroopers to drop on Frederick, Okla.

    Jul 17, 2014

    Frederick, Okla., will be "invaded" by WWII paratroopers and other Soldiers as they conduct the summer Jump School and Open Hangar Day at the historic Frederick Army Air Field. The WWII Airborne Demonstration Team's Summer 2014 Open Hangar Day and Fly-In is set for July 26, at the Frederick Army Airfield.

  • Great outdoors: Programs keep wounded warriors active

    Jul 17, 2014

    Outdoor recreation has a number of ways for people on the installation to take to the outdoors, and Fort Rucker makes sure that wounded warriors aren't left out when it comes to taking on the wilderness.

  • Body Mechanics offers retreat from stress

    Jul 17, 2014

    The stress of Army life, whether for Soldiers, Family members or the civilian workforce, can become overwhelming, but Fort Rucker offers a way that people on the installation can pamper themselves and find relief.

  • A horse is a horse but riding stables is one of a kind

    Jul 17, 2014

    Many Army garrisons have conveniently located horse stables with a variety of equestrian services, and while some offer guided trail and pony rides others offer stall and pasture board, but none of them offer the amount of services that Fort Rucker does.

  • Dinner-and-a-movie: Post theater offers something old, new

    Jul 17, 2014

    It has been a little less than a year since the Fort Rucker Post Theater reopened its doors after a complete digital renovation, and theater officials are finding innovative ways to fulfill the needs of the community's movie goers.

  • Veterinary facility reiterates changes

    Jul 17, 2014

    Thank you Fort Rucker Family for allowing us to continue to serve you and your pets. I hope all is well and you all had a great July 4. This letter is to reiterate changes that have been implemented from higher headquarters for all military veterinary treatment facilities that are also affecting the Fort Rucker VTF.

  • New school year: Parent, student participation vital to 'fantastic' experience

    Jul 17, 2014

    Fort Rucker Elementary School officials are ready to welcome students back to school Aug. 5, and even though teachers return July 31 there is much to do before the bells ring to begin class.

  • iWATCH promotes awareness effort

    Jul 17, 2014

    When it comes to the safety and security of people on Fort Rucker, law enforcement can only do so much, so one program encourages people to keep a watchful eye for suspicious activity.

  • SECDEF visits Fort Rucker: 1-on-1 Q&A with Chuck Hagel

    Jul 17, 2014

    Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel visited the home of Army Aviation July 10 and took time to speak with senior leaders, visit and hold a question-and-answer session with hundreds of Soldiers and discuss the Army Aviation Restructure Initiative.

  • Soldier loses more than 60 pounds to graduate basic

    Jul 17, 2014

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- Soldiers' transformations in Basic Combat Training are usually evident on graduation day. They stand taller, they look a person in the eyes, their pride in achieving their training is evident. For one such Soldier, that pride was earned before graduation by overcoming his biggest obstacle: weight.

  • New dental officers challenged to earn credibility, respect

    Jul 17, 2014

    The Fort Sill Dental Activity (DENTAC) graduated the 2014 class of the Comanche Advanced Education in General Dentistry-1 Year Program on July 11.

  • Sill gets Army on board 'green train'-ing

    Jul 18, 2014

    Fort Sill, Oklahoma, hosted training on the Army's newest fuel-efficient ultra-low emmitting N-ViroMotive locomotives, July 7-11, 2014.

  • Fort Sill celebrates 96th birthday of Army Warrant Officer Corps

    Jul 17, 2014

    The Fires Center of Excellence and Fort Sill celebrated the 96th anniversary of the Army Warrant Officer Corps July 9.

  • Fundraiser kicks off 2014 Santa's Workshop season

    Jul 17, 2014

    Santa's Workshop hosted its 16th Annual Christmas in July fundraiser July 16 at Texas Roadhouse in Killeen. The fundraiser kicked off this year's season of giving back with fine dining, a festive atmosphere, and a visit from Santa Claus that participants fully enjoyed knowing half of every ticket sold went to help children during the holidays.

  • ECC's new commander is familiar face

    Jul 17, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--The U.S. Army Expeditionary Contracting Command is getting a new commander.

  • TACOM supports Army divers with equipment fielding

    Jul 18, 2014

    Imagine spending your days diving below the surface, donned in full scuba gear, and ready to patch damaged watercraft hulls, salvage sunken equipment or patrol the waters. Not your average day at the office.

  • Independence Day: What it means to the TACOM workforce

    Jul 17, 2014

    The kids are illuminated by lightning bugs and sparklers as they chase each other through the yard. While you finish off the last of the barbeque, an American flag on the backyard flagpole catches a slight breeze -- you can hear fireworks erupting from the neighbor's house.

  • Stangle honored as an AMC Dellamonica Award recipient

    Jul 17, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Lisa J. Stangle has been named a recipient of the 2013 Army Materiel Command Louis Dellamonica Award. Stangle is the deputy director, Aviation Contracts, Army Contracting Command-Redstone Arsenal here.

  • May the Force Be Ready

    Jul 17, 2014

    The July - September electronic edition of Army AL&T magazine is now online. The theme of this issue is training and force readiness, and it's packed with must-read material, from how the Army trains and "grows" contracting professionals, to a deep dive into the Training with Industry program to how a Soldier amputee invented his own prosthesis so he could run again.

  • Summer Soccer Camp to return July 28 - Aug. 1

    Jul 18, 2014

    U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach SKIES Unlimited has scheduled another soccer camp from July 28 through Aug. 1 at Barton Sports Field.

  • Warriors set for 2014 competition

    Jul 27, 2014

    Soldiers will compete in the 2014 Army Materiel Command's Best Warrior Competition. The contest will be at Rock Island, Ill., July 28-29.

  • 'Chapel Next' comes to Fort Drum community

    Jul 17, 2014

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Approximately 200 Soldiers, Family Members and Fort Drum community members gathered Sunday at the Main Post Chapel to worship in what is called Chapel Next, the post's newest service.

  • 3-401st AFSBn preps vehicles for loan to Afghan National Security Forces

    Jul 17, 2014

    A modern version of the Lend-Lease program played out Jul. 14 at 3-401st Army Field Support Battalion when the International Security Assistance Force Security Assistance Office property book officer signed for MRAPs, MRAP recovery vehicles and associated equipment that will soon be loaned to Afghan National Security Forces for their missions.

  • APG community gathers for prayer, reflection

    Jul 17, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (July 17, 2014) -- About 200 APG Soldiers and civilians gathered July 16 at Top of the Bay for prayer, reflection and fellowship. The Community Prayer Luncheon, hosted by the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command, featured a keynote address by Mike A. Battle Sr., senior adviser to the U.S. Department of State's African Bureau and retired U.S. Army Reserve chaplain.

  • Deployed MPs honor fallen comrades with run

    Jul 17, 2014

    BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan -- It's been two years since six military policemen assigned to the 978th Military Police Company, 93rd MP Battalion, out of Fort Bliss, Texas, were killed when an improvised explosive device hit their vehicle in Maidan Shahr, the capital of Wardak Province.

  • Container management facilitates retrograde mission

    Jul 17, 2014

    BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan -- The 10th Sustainment Brigade manages containers throughout Afghanistan daily to ensure equipment is retrograded in a timely and efficient manner.

  • Sprint CEO, Army brat speaks on post

    Jul 17, 2014

    Sprint Corporation chief executive officer Dan Hesse spoke July 8 on "Leading an Organization Through Change" at Fort Leonard Wood.

  • Armament reset team supports redeploying units

    Jul 17, 2014

    BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan -- The 514th Support Maintenance Company, 10th Sustainment Brigade, 10th Mountain division (LI), armament shop provides field-level maintenance support for all units throughout Afghanistan in need of vehicle maintenance and repair of weapons systems.

  • Aldenberg now acting Chemical Reg. CSM

    Jul 17, 2014

    Command Sgt. Maj. Gabriel Arnold relinquished responsibility as the U.S. Army Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear School regimental command sergeant major in a ceremony held July 9 on Fort Leonard Wood's MSCoE Plaza.

  • Longwell takes over Marine Det.

    Jul 17, 2014

    Marines blanketed Gammon Field in parade formation Friday to say farewell to Col. John Giltz and welcome Col. Daniel Longwell, Fort Leonard Wood's incoming Marine Detachment commander.

  • TRADOC hosts Twilight Tattoo

    Jul 18, 2014

    Hundreds flocked to see the Soldiers from the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) and The U.S. Army Band "Pershing's Own" perform in Twilight Tattoo hosted by Gen. David G. Perkins, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC) commanding general, on Whipple Field, Joint Base Myer- Henderson Hall, Va.

  • New leader takes command of 780th MI

    Jul 17, 2014

    Incoming Commander Col. William J. Hartman receives the 780th Military Intelligence Brigade's colors from Maj. Gen. George J. Franz III, commander of Intelligence and Security Command, during a change of command ceremony Friday.

  • Chaplain's spiritual roadmap steered her to military service

    Jul 21, 2014

    A single moment of clarity during her college years led Chaplain (Lt. Col.) Paige K. Heard into a life of service to the Lord.

  • Fort Meade hosts traditional Iftar dinner

    Jul 17, 2014

    Meal brings together community - For the fifth consecutive year, the local Muslim community was joined by non-Muslims to break bread and celebrate Ramadan with an Iftar feast.

  • Picatinny Arsenal Commanding General retires after more than 31-years of service

    Jul 17, 2014

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. - Brig. Gen. John J. McGuiness, Program Executive Officer for Ammunition (PEO Ammo) and Senior Commander of Picatinny Arsenal, officially retired from active duty and relinquished command of the PEO Ammo position to James Shields during a ceremony July 16.

  • ATEC Leader Development Program (ALDP) Open House

    Jul 17, 2014

  • TRANSCOM commander: MK Air Base expansion 'absolutely phenomenal'

    Nov 30, -0001

    The U.S. commander for military transportation by land, sea and air praised the rapidly growing mission to redeploy troops home from Afghanistan through Mihail Kogalniceanu Air Base, Romania, during an operational tour here July 11.

  • Chemical-biological center builds additive manufacturing partnerships

    Jul 21, 2014

    Additive manufacturing continues to generate a buzz across the nation, while sparking the economy with new design and manufacturing techniques.

  • Volksfest returns to Grafenwoehr, Aug. 1-3

    Aug 1, 2014

    Smart festgoers use free shuttle bus to avoid traffic headaches

  • Cadet troop leader training gives USMA cadet taste of officer life

    Nov 30, -0001

    A cadet from the U.S. Military Academy recently participated in a 20-day mentorship program with junior officers of the 212th Combat Support Hospital, 30th Medical Brigade at the Miesau Army Depot from June 23 to July 13.

  • Army creates common technology marketplace for communications hardware

    Jul 17, 2014

    The Army is creating a standard marketplace of tactical communications hardware to support the Common Operating Environment initiative and deliver a familiar and intuitive experience for Soldiers.

  • Belvoir pro believes adapting key to military golf future

    Jul 17, 2014

    PGA professional Steve Greiner credits the Army Morale, Welfare and Recreation Wounded Warrior Golf Program for helping keep golf on the map at Fort Belvoir Golf Club, in Virginia.

  • Natick takes shelter ballistic protection to the 'X' level

    Jul 18, 2014

    Researchers at the Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center, with help from the Advanced Structures and Composites Center at the University of Maine, have developed the Improved Modular Ballistic Protection System.

  • Fort Leonard Wood, Springfield-Branson airports sign partnership agreement

    Jul 17, 2014

    Waynesville-St. Robert Regional Airport on Fort Leonard Wood and Springfield-Branson National Airport are now officially partners in emergency readiness. The two parties signed a formalized agreement earlier this year.

  • ACC-WARREN EMPLOYEE RECEIVES MARINE CORPS AWARD

    Jul 17, 2014

    Meghan Custer is the 2104 recipient of the Marine Corps' Commander's Excellence in Acquisition Support Award. Custer, chief, Light Armored Vehicle Contracting group, Army Contracting Command-Warren, Michigan, received the award for significantly improving the working relationship between the ACC-Warren, the program manager for the Light Armored Vehicle and the Marine Corps Systems Command.

  • U.S. and ROK Air Defenders make history with CIX

    Jul 22, 2014

    On the 64th anniversary of the start of the Korean War, Soldiers from the 6th Battalion, 52nd Air Defense Artillery and airmen from ROK Air Force's 177th ADA Battalion made history by successfully combining their Patriot weapon systems during a Combined Interoperability Exercise at Gunja Air Base, June 25.

  • Air Cav battalion conducts sling load training

    Jul 16, 2014

    A UH-60 Black Hawk from Company C, 3rd Assault Helicopter Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, prepares to land during a field training exercise at Fort Hood, Texas, July 10.

  • Air Cav battalion conducts sling load training

    Jul 16, 2014

    A UH-60 Black Hawk lifts an M-1097R1 Humvee during Company C "Crusaders," 615th Aviation Support Battalion, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division's field training exercise at Fort Hood, Texas, July 10. The purpose of the FTX was to sling load a retransmission vehicle into a restricted area, to establish range extension communication, and to validate Soldiers' proficiency in sling load operations.

  • AG CSM reflects on a changing Army

    Jul 17, 2014

    Command Sgt. Maj. Christopher Culbertson, command sergeant major for the U.S. Army Adjutant General School and U.S. Army Adjutant General Corps regimental command sergeant major, is retiring after more than 30 years of service.

  • SMDC Safety: See into the future with eye protection

    Jul 17, 2014

    Be safe with eye protection

  • Muslim Soldiers, battle buddies learn about Ramadan

    Jul 17, 2014

    Muslim Soldiers with the 2nd Battalion, 13th Infantry Regiment gathered at the Main Post Chapel July 12, 2014, to learn about Islam and to partake in the fast breaking, or iftar.

  • Air Cav battalion conducts sling load training

    Nov 30, -0001

    Spc. Melissa Nelson (center), an Amarillo, Texas, native and unit supply specialist with Company C "Crusaders," 615th Aviation Support Battalion, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, assembles a retransmission antenna with fellow Soldiers during the unit's field training exercise at Fort Hood, Texas, July 10.

  • Air Cav battalion conducts sling load training

    Nov 30, -0001

    Spc. Melissa Nelson, an Amarillo, Texas, native and unit supply specialist with Company C "Crusaders," 615th Aviation Support Battalion, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, demonstrates the steps to assemble a retransmission antenna during the unit's field training exercise at Fort Hood, Texas, July 10.

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