Archive: Jul 2014

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  • Adelphi Lab Center Solar Farm

    Jul 16, 2014

    The Adelphi Lab Center is currently reconfiguring parking spaces and rooftops to incorporate a solar farm. Building 204 now sports a series of photovoltaic arrays which will eventually feed electricity back into the grid, producing savings in operation costs and reducing the energy foot print of the installation by up to two megawatts on peak days. The project is on schedule and will be completed by the fall.

  • Army officer couple share mutual retirement

    Jul 17, 2014

    Couple retires from Army after 65 years of combined service

  • Safety professionals join forces

    Jul 17, 2014

    Representatives from various Department of Defense installations in South Carolina participated in a safety meeting at the NCO Club July 11, 2014.

  • What is ... a winner? Fort Jackson officer competes on Jeopardy

    Jul 17, 2014

    Capt. Campbell Warner, a lawyer with the Fort Jackson Staff Judge Advocate office, competed on Jeopardy, winning more than $30,000.

  • Organizational Chart

    Jul 16, 2014

    ASA(ALT) Leadership Organizational chart

  • Personnel, readiness under secretary tours post, talks to troops in training

    Jul 16, 2014

    FORT LEE, Va. - Jessica L. Wright, Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness, visited the Combined Arms Support Command on July 1 and spent the day learning about training initiatives and family programs while also speaking with military members enrolled in classes here.

  • SMDC History: A new direction for space research

    Jul 17, 2014

    NASA takes over space related missions

  • Jumping into the wild blue yonder

    Jul 16, 2014

    Paratroopers assigned to the 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, conduct an airborne operation at Sicily Drop Zone, July 17, at Fort Bragg, N.C/.

  • Helping veterans safely reach home

    Jul 16, 2014

    Veterans have often come back from Iraq and Afghanistan with "invisible wounds" of war that prevented them from truly reaching home safely. To help get them there, the Red Sox Foundation and Massachusetts General Hospital Home Base Program will hold its 5th annual "Run to Home Base," presented by New Balance, Saturday at historic Fenway Park in Boston.

  • McMaster to lead development of future force

    Jul 16, 2014

    Immediately following his promotion, Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster, recently named one of Time Magazine's 100 Most Influential People, assumed that responsibility when he became the director of U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command's Army Capabilities Integration Center July 15.

  • Marksmanship unit makes clean sweep of 2014 NRA National Pistol Championships

    Jul 17, 2014

    It was a historic performance for U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit shooters at the National Rifle Association National Pistol Championship, held at Camp Perry, Ohio, July 8-12, 2014, as Service Pistol Team members took the top three positions out of 656 competitors.

  • Safety Sends--July 2014

    Jul 16, 2014

    After two years here at the U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center, the time has come for me to bid you a fond farewell as director of Army Safety.

  • CSA learns about efficiency, resiliency efforts at Fort Stewart

    Jul 17, 2014

    Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Raymond T. Odierno spent July 14, 2014, checking the pulse of Fort Stewart/Hunter Army Airfield, in Georgia.

  • 2d Cavalry Regiment gets new leadership following successful deployment

    Jul 16, 2014

    ROSE BARRACKS, Germany -- The 2d Cavalry Regiment conducted a Change of Command and Change of Responsibility Ceremony while also activating the Regimental Engineer Squadron at Rose Barracks, Germany on July 15, 2014.

  • 409th CSB contracts for first-ever unmanned aerial vehicle runway in Europe for Saber Strike

    Jul 17, 2014

    Contingency contracting officers from the 409th Contracting Support Brigade played a key part in the success of a U.S. Army-led multinational exercise in Europe.

  • Giving them 'Everything they want' in Kuwait

    Nov 30, -0001

    On a warm Tuesday evening in the middle of the Arabian Desert a little piece of American life was brought to some military members serving overseas.

  • OPMG Chief of Staff graduates from FBI's National Executive Institute (NEI)

    Jul 17, 2014

    H. Tracy Williams III, OPMG Chief of Staff, graduated from the 37th session of the FBI's National Executive Institute (NEI) at the FBI Academy in Quantico, VA.

  • Responders welcome new command team

    Jul 18, 2014

    The U.S. Army Air Operations Group hosted Change of Command and Change of Responsibility ceremonies for their outgoing command team held in Hanger 3 on Joint Base Andrews, Md.

  • 2014 Army National Guard Best Warrior Competition Day 2 Event Highlights

    Jul 16, 2014

    14 of the National Guard's top regional competitors are competing in the national level Best Warrior Competition at the Professional Education Center (PEC) in Little Rock, Ark. Here are some of this year's event highlights from Day 2. This year's Army Guard level event will determine who among these Soldiers is the best non-commissioned officer and junior enlisted Soldier to represent the Army Guard in the Department of the Army-level competition later this year.

  • Army Reserve CID Agent wins prestigious MacArthur Leadership Award

    Jul 16, 2014

    FORT MEADE, Md. -- John Quincy Adams followed his father's footsteps to become president. Peyton Manning carried on his father's legacy by becoming one of the greatest quarterbacks of all time. Not to be left out, Steven S. Elrod followed his own father's Army Reserve career as a special agent with the US Army Reserve's Criminal Investigation Command. Elrod, a Chief Warrant Officer 2 with the 307th Military Police Detachment (CID), 200th Military Police Command, became one of just 28 company-grade Army officers to receive the prestigious Gen. Douglas MacArthur Leadership Award during a Pentagon-ceremony May 31.

  • Gospel service keeps Soldiers close to God in Kuwait

    Nov 30, -0001

    At 6:50 p.m. on any given Friday, the Zone 6 Chapel at Camp Arifjan is a desolate structure. It is a familiar presentation to those who have seen a chapel in a deployed environment; a reinforced tent filled with subdued pews, an altar and a fridge full of water bottles. Less a few leather couches and the finished shine of the maple altar, this chapel isn't much to look at - stained glass at the chapel wasn't in the budget plan for Camp AJ.

  • Kuwait-based bands rock the stage at Camp Arifjan

    Nov 30, -0001

    U.S. Soldiers stationed at Camp Arifjan got a taste of Kuwait's underground music scene July 12.

  • Kenyan Defense Chief honors the Fallen

    Jul 16, 2014

    Gen. Julius Waweru Karangi, Chief of the Kenya Defense Forces, participated in an Armed Forces Full Honors Wreath Laying ceremony with Maj. Gen Jeffery S. Buchanan, U.S. Army Military District of Washington commanding general at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery.

  • Army Reserve Soldiers come together to learn how to save lives

    Jul 16, 2014

    FORT MEADE, Md. -- Army Reserve Soldiers from the 200th Military Police Command and other major Reserve commands took time away from their military and civilian jobs to learn a skill that could save lives.

  • Fussball friendship

    Jul 16, 2014

    Erbendorf hosts the 15th Engineer Battalion for a partnership fest and soccer game

  • Military members encouraged to use Soldier for Life: Transition Assistance Program

    Jul 16, 2014

    As news of the reduction in force reaches thousands of Soldiers, it's important to know that the Soldier for Life: Transition Assistance Program, formerly known as Army Career and Alumni Program, is still a key resource in place to help with the transition to civilian life.

  • Paratroopers referee American football game in Latvia

    Jul 22, 2014

    Paratroopers with 1st Squadron, 91st Cavalry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade, guest refereed an amateur league American football game between the Riga Lions and Tartu Titans from Estonia at Upesciems Stadium, in Upesciems, Latvia, July 5, 2014.

  • Top Army Reserve chemical unit earns Sibert Award

    Jul 16, 2014

    The 401st Chemical Company from Boston, was awarded the 2014 Maj. Gen. William L. Sibert Award in the Reserve category, recently at the 2014 Chemical Corps Regimental Ball at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri.

  • Civilian Spotlight: Getting to know Leonard Jefferson

    Jul 16, 2014

    Civilian Spotlight: Getting to know Leonard Jefferson

  • Tribe Battalion Conducts NCO Induction Ceremony

    Jul 16, 2014

    CAMP RED CLOUD, South Korea -- The tradition of recognizing and inducting newly promoted sergeants into the Noncommissioned Officer Corps can be traced to the Army of Frederick the Great.

  • 19th ESC Soldiers test new tent, prep for Ulchi-Freedom Guardian

    Jul 16, 2014

    Soldiers from the 19th Expeditionary Sustainment Command tested out the newly released airbeam shelter for the first time, from June 30 to July 3, 2014, at Daegu, South Korea, in preparation for upcoming Ulchi-Freedom Guardian exercise.

  • ROK and US pay tribute to Task Force Smith

    Jul 15, 2014

    ROK and US remember the sacrifices made by Task Force Smith during a ceremony July 3.

  • Soldiers participate in Eighth Army Best Medic Competition 2014

    Jul 15, 2014

    Soldiers participate in Eighth Army Best Medic Competition 2014

  • Blue Geronimo inducts Honorary Command Sergeant Major

    Jul 15, 2014

    Born and raised in Kansas City, Kan., Command Sgt. Maj. Bernie Knight, retired, served four years in the Marine Corps before enlisting in the Army in 1987 as an infantry rifleman.

  • Tripler hosts People's Republic of China members during visit

    Jul 15, 2014

    Tripler Army Medical Center (TAMC) and Pacific Regional Medical Command (PRMC) Commanding General, Brig. Gen. Dennis Doyle (center-left) and Command Sgt. Maj. Robert Luciano (center-right), PRMC and TAMC Senior Enlisted Advisor, hosted Senior Captain Sun Tao (center), People's Republic of China, People's Liberation Army (Navy), along with 60 medical staff during a medical capabilities exchange July 8, 2014 at TAMC following a U.S. envoy tour of the Peace Ark.

  • Tripler shares 'PATH' with Navy Medicine to better patient care

    Jul 23, 2014

    Tripler Army Medical Center (TAMC) and Pacific Regional Medical Command (PRMC) share telemedicine technology with Navy Medical East (NME) to enhance patient care.

  • Branched out: From Marine, Soldier, Sailor to US Air Force Airman

    Nov 30, -0001

    Staff Sgt. Jesus Yanez is the only member of his family to pursue a profession of arms and the only one to serve in four different military branches.

  • 402nd Field Artillery Brigade receives new commander

    Nov 30, -0001

    The 402nd Field Artillery Brigade bid farewell to Col. Carolyn S. Birchfield and welcomed incoming commander Col. James J. Gallivan during a change-of-command ceremony at Noel Field here Wednesday.

  • Reservists train IET Soldiers in Echo units

    Jul 15, 2014

    Fort Benning trains approximately 34,000 initial entry training Soldiers per year.

  • Maj. Gen. Miller takes command of MCoE, Fort Benning

    Jul 15, 2014

    Members of the Fort Benning community came together July 11 to welcome the Maneuver Center of Excellence's new commanding general, Maj. Gen. Scott Miller, during a change of command ceremony at Soldier Field near the National Infantry Museum.

  • Program provides Army training, life skills for youth

    Jul 15, 2014

    When Staff Sgt. Rob McEver, a combat veteran with 20 years in the Army, returned home to Marietta, Georgia, after a deployment in 2011, he noticed many of the programs available to him as a youth were simply gone.

  • Marriage retreat well worth the time

    Jul 15, 2014

    skeptical, especially when I discovered the speaker was Gary Chapman.

  • Under Secretary of the Army visits U.S. Army Special Operations Command at Fort Bragg 15 July 2014

    Jul 15, 2014

    Under Secretary of the Army, Honorable Brad Carson visits U.S. Army Special Operations Command at Fort Bragg 15 July 2014.

  • Seminar offers free getaways for couples

    Jul 15, 2014

    If you are looking for a couples retreat, look no further than the seminars given at the Billy Graham Training Center at The Cove in Asheville, North Carolina.

  • Oxbow Meadows to host pet CPR training

    Jul 15, 2014

    During home emergencies, four-legged canine and feline Family members are often susceptible to the same pains and life-threatening injuries as humans.

  • Commentary: 2-minute warning

    Jul 15, 2014

    After the crazy win over Brazil, Germany went on to defeat Argentina and win the FIFA World Cup.

  • NFL wide receiver hosts camp on post

    Jul 15, 2014

    More than 100 children ages 6-14 attended the Andre Roberts Football ProCamp July 7-8. The opportunity came about when Fort Benning's commissary won a Defense Commissary Agency contest sponsored by Proctor and Gamble.

  • Undersecretary of the Army visits 82nd Airborne

    Jul 15, 2014

    Undersecretary of the Army Brad Carson visited the 82nd Airborne Divison at Fort Bragg, N.C., July 15. Carson visited Bragg to see firsthand the readiness of the Division and to meet with Paratroopers and leaders.

  • 5 area theaters offer blockbusters, ballet, discounts, documentaries

    Jul 15, 2014

    With summer temperatures rising, members of the tricommunity area may be looking for ways to keep cool and have fun at the same time.

  • Sumter Army recruiters and a Future Soldier volunteer with Sumter Habitat for Humanity July 15

    Jul 15, 2014

    Sumter Army Recruiters Staff Sgt. Robert Hayward and Sgt. Jimmy Griffin along with their Future Soldier Tyler Harrington volunteered with Habitat for Humanity July 15, 2014.

  • Mission command challenging in peacetime, captains advise CSA

    Jul 17, 2014

    "War is Hell," Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman once said, but during the inter-war periods, practicing mission command can be nearly as infernal, a group of captains told the Army chief of staff.

  • New Savannah Corps bird island home to hundreds of nests this season

    Jul 15, 2014

    To some people, a dredge disposal area might not seem very exciting - but to thousands of shorebirds it's a safe haven, providing beneficial habitat and protected nesting sites.

  • National Automotive Center (NAC)

    Aug 11, 2014

    The NAC is the connection point for U.S. Army ground vehicle technology solutions, serving as the Army focal point to leverage dual-use technologies and their applications to military ground vehicles. The NAC links TARDEC with industry, academia and other government agencies to build collaborative relationships based on mutual technical interests.

  • Vanguard soldiers show support at 16th Annual Riceboro Back to School Rally

    Jul 15, 2014

    Soldiers with 6th Squadron, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, showed the support of the division at the 16th Annual Back to School Rally at the Riceboro Youth Center in Riceboro, Georgia, July 12, 2014.

  • Retired Cav Soldier honored decade after explosion

    Nov 30, -0001

    It was ten years ago that retired Sgt. James Wilson was in an explosion that would change his life forever.

  • Sustaining the readiness and training in the Republic of Korea

    Jul 29, 2014

    The U.S. Army recently deployed its first two rotational units to the Korean Theater of Operations. Their operational readiness, and the readiness of warfighting units already on the peninsula, is paramount and is a major focus of logisticians throughout the theater as we focus on our ability to "fight tonight."

  • 3rd ID soldiers certify to combat radio controlled explosive devices

    Jul 15, 2014

    Soldiers from the Marne Division enhanced their capabilities to combat radio controlled explosive device threats used by enemies of the U.S. who use technology to harm service members serving across the world.

  • Mission Command expands its capabilities to reach across echelons

    Jul 21, 2014

    With the recent merger of PM Mission Command (PM MC) and Joint Battlefield Command-Platform (JBC-P), Soldiers on duty are beginning to see this same type of system commonality, whether inside the command post or on--the-move.

  • Air Cav executes first 'Warrior Challenge'

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers line up to congratulate each other after finishing a qualifying game of softball during the 1st Air Cavalry Brigade's "Warrior Challenge" here at Fort Hood, Texas, June 30. Troops with the 615th Aviation Support Battalion, 1st ACB, 1st Cavalry Division, took first in softball at the conclusion of the tournament. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Selvyana Teng-Soeyono, 1st ACB PAO, 1st Cav. Div. (released).

  • Air Cav executes first 'Warrior Challenge'

    Nov 30, -0001

    Troops fight to maintain offensive possession of the ball during a soccer game as part of the "Warrior Challenge" at Fort Hood, Texas, July 1. At the conclusion of the event, the 2nd Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, snagged first place in the soccer tournament. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Calvert, 1st ACB PAO, 1st Cav. Div. (released)

  • Air Cav executes first 'Warrior Challenge'

    Nov 30, -0001

    Troopers box each other out in an attempt to retrieve a rebound during a competitive game of basketball during the "Warrior Challenge" at Fort Hood, Texas, June 30. Soldiers with the 3rd Assault Helicopter Battalion, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, took first in the basketball tournament. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Selvyana Teng-Soeyono, 1st ACB PAO, 1st Cav. Div.)

  • Air Cav executes first 'Warrior Challenge'

    Nov 30, -0001

    Col. Cory Mendenhall, a Bonners Ferry, Idaho, native, and commander of the 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, unveils the commander's cup - a trophy presented to the winning team at the conclusion of the "Warrior" brigade's first "Warrior Challenge." The challenge was a weeklong event that allowed teams of Soldiers to duke it out with fellow troops within the brigade during a variety of sports and physical activities at Fort Hood, Texas, June 30 - July 2. Although the competition was close, the Company B "Diamondbacks," 4th Attack Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st ACB, 1st Cav. Div., ended up taking home the commander's cup. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Selvyana Teng-Soeyono, 1st ACB PAO, 1st Cav. Div. (released).

  • 1st Space Brigade welcomes new commander

    Jul 15, 2014

    Col. Thomas L. James assumed command of the 1st Space Brigade from the outgoing commander, Col. James R. Meisinger, during a change of command ceremony conducted July 11 at Patriot Park here.

  • Air Cav executes first 'Warrior Challenge'

    Nov 30, -0001

    Troops navigate a cargo net as part of an obstacle course during the 1st Air Cavalry Brigade's "Warrior Challenge" at Fort Hood, Texas, July 2. The 2nd Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st ACB, 1st Cavalry Division, took first in the obstacle course tournament. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Calvert, 1st ACB PAO, 1st Cav. Div. (released).

  • Air Cav executes first 'Warrior Challenge'

    Nov 30, -0001

    Chief Warrant Officer 2 Marshall Goodman, an O'Fallon, Illinois, native, and battalion maintenance technician with the 615th Aviation Support Battalion, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, scales a rope as part of an obstacle course during the brigade's first "Warrior Challenge" at Fort Hood, Texas, July 2. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Calvert, 1st ACB PAO, 1st Cav. Div. (released).

  • Air Cav executes first 'Warrior Challenge'

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers give it their all during a heated round of tug-of-war during the 1st Air Cavalry Brigade's "Warrior Challenge" at Fort Hood, Texas, July 2. When the dust settled, the 615th Aviation Support Battalion, 1st ACB, 1st Cavalry Division, took first place in the tug-of-war tournament. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Calvert, 1st ACB PAO, 1st Cav. Div. (released).

  • 1st Air Cav spouse serves through volunteering

    Nov 30, -0001

    Shelina Millan (center), a Louisville, Ky., native and nursing student at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor, is recognized as the 1st Air Cavalry Brigade's volunteer of the year by III Corps' Commanding General Lt. Gen. Mark Milley (left), and Senior Enlisted Adviser Command Sgt. Maj. Scott Schroeder (right), at Club Hood at Fort Hood, Texas, April 23. (U.S. Army photo by Mrs. Melany Loftin, 1st Cav. Div PAO/Released.)

  • 1st Air Cav spouse serves through volunteering

    Nov 30, -0001

    Shelina Millan (center), a Louisville, Ky., native, nursing student at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor and wife of Chief Warrant Officer 2 Santos Millan (right), a Ponce, Puerto Rico, native and platoon leader for Company F, 2nd Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, pose for a photo alongside Col. Cory Mendenhall (left), a Bonners Ferry, Idaho, native and commander of the 1st Air Cav. Bde. at Club Hood at Fort Hood, Texas, April 23. (U.S. Army photo by Melany Loftin, 1st Cavalry Division PAO/Released)

  • Former, current Cav soldiers recall importance of Memorial Day

    Nov 30, -0001

    Pvt. Christopher Peckham, a Seattle native and motor transport operator with 3rd Assault Helicopter Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, poses wearing his 1st Cav. patch for the first time after inprocessing at Hood Army Airfield, Fort Hood, Texas, May 19. Now serving like his grandfathers before him, Peckham said he has a new respect for Memorial Day since entering the military in November.

  • Former, current Cav Soldiers recall importance of Memorial Day

    Nov 30, -0001

    (From left to right) Retired 1st Cavalry Division and III Corps Command Sgt. Maj. Dennis Webster ; Korean War veteran and retired Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 13th Signal Battalion Command Sgt. Maj. James Rominger; Vietnam veteran, 1st Cav. Div. Association president and retired Division Support Command Command Sgt. Maj. Jerry Eller; and World War II veteran and retired Ammunition Technician Chief Warrant Officer Bill Richardson pose together during a memorial ceremony held at the 1st Cavalry Division Memorial Chapel here June 9, 2013. During the observance, U.S. veterans from World War II to Operation Enduring Freedom were honored for their sacrifices throughout numerous conflicts in the past century.

  • Air Cav healthcare providers take top awards

    Nov 30, -0001

    Maj. Massimo Federico (left), a Woburn, Mass., native and 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division surgeon; and Maj. Ronnie Holmes (right), a Blackwell, Oklahoma, native and brigade aeromedical physician assistant for the 1st Air Cav. Bde., both with Headquarters and Headquarters Company, gather for a photo at Troop Medical Clinic 12, Hood Army Airfield, Fort Hood, Texas, May 16. Each received the Society of U.S. Army Flight Surgeons' annual Outstanding Achievement Award for 2013.

  • Air Cav executes first 'Warrior Challenge'

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers prepare to launch rubber balls at the opposing team during the 1st Air Cavalry Brigade's "Warrior Challenge" at Fort Hood, Texas, July 2. At the conclusion of the dodge ball tournament, the 2nd Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st ACB, 1st Cavalry Division, reigned supreme. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Calvert, 1st ACB PAO, 1st Cav. Div.)

  • Spiritual Soldiers tailor training for mission accomplishment

    Jul 15, 2014

    BAGRAM AIR FIELD, Afghanistan -- Chaplains and chaplain assistants assigned to the 10th Sustainment Brigade conducted their religious support team training with the brigade's unit ministry team July 10 here. The training was made up of three focus areas: first responders to a victim of sexual harassment or assault, religious support and the operations process, and convoy escort team training.

  • Melanoma-Silent but Deadly

    Jul 15, 2014

    Do you love having fun in the sun? If you do, it is essential you protect your skin from exposure to harmful sun rays known to cause skin cancer. Skin cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in the United States, and melanoma is the deadliest skin cancer. According to the National Cancer Institute, more than 68,000 Americans are diagnosed with melanoma each year and another 48,000 are diagnosed with an early form of the disease that involves only the top layer of skin. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) melanoma causes about 8,000 deaths in the U.S. each year.

  • 13th SC(E) commander pins second star

    Nov 30, -0001

    The 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) hosted a promotion ceremony in honor of Maj. Gen. Clark W. LeMasters, Jr., the commanding general of 13th SC(E), at the unit's Hildner Field July 11.

  • AMC bid farewell to National Guard liaison

    Jul 16, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The U.S. Army Materiel Command bid farewell to Maj. Gen. Gerald E. Lang, the assistant deputy commanding general for the National Guard in a ceremony here, July 14.

  • 402nd Field Artillery Brigade receives new commander

    Jul 15, 2014

    FORT BLISS, Texas -- The 402nd Field Artillery Brigade bid farewell to Col. Carolyn S. Birchfield and welcomed incoming commander Col. James J. Gallivan during a change-of-command ceremony at Noel Field here Wednesday.

  • MNBG-E's aviation company reaches for record-setting maintenance

    Jul 15, 2014

    CAMP BONDSTEEL, Kosovo (July 15, 2014) -- It was an uncommon sight in Kosovo. Eight UH-60 Blackhawk helicopters soared in a formation above the Kosovo countryside, June 28. While significant, the flight was only achievable through the higher efforts of 45 aircraft repairers and technicians within the aviation maintenance company for Multinational Battle Group-East's Southern Command Post, who worked tirelessly to ensure the battle group's helicopters are consistently maintained.

  • Fort Riley fighters dominate Fight Night

    Jul 15, 2014

    Six fighters from the Fort Riley Combatives Institute dominated bouts during the Victory Fighting Championship Fight Night July 12 at King Field House.

  • 'Can Do' soldiers conduct hands-on demolition training

    Jul 15, 2014

    "Can Do" officers and noncommissioned officers from Company A, 3rd Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, had the opportunity to learn various demolition skills, June 26, at West Point, from Task Force Explosive Ordnance Disposal experts, out of Fort Drum, New York.

  • U.S. Army announces reassignment of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl

    Jul 15, 2014

    The U.S. Army announces reassignment of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl.

  • 2014 Army National Guard Best Warrior Competition Day 1 Event Highlights

    Jul 15, 2014

    14 of the National Guard's top regional competitors are competing in the national level Best Warrior Competition at the Professional Education Center (PEC) in Little Rock, Ark. Here are some of this year's event highlights from Day 1. This year's Army Guard level event will determine who among these Soldiers is the best non-commissioned officer and junior enlisted Soldier to represent the Army Guard in the Department of the Army-level competition later this year.

  • Paratroopers, Latvians teach children baseball

    Jul 17, 2014

    Paratroopers with 1st Squadron, 91st Cavalry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade, partnered with the Latvia national baseball team to practice America's pastime and teach fundamentals to children in Riga, Latvia, July 12, 2014.

  • Spiritual Soldiers tailor training for mission accomplishment

    Jul 15, 2014

    Chaplains and chaplain assistants assigned to the 10th Sustainment Brigade, conducted their religious support team training with the brigade's unit ministry team July 10 here.

  • July 2014 Edition of The Double Eagle Now Available

    Jul 15, 2014

  • Natick improves understanding with 3-D printed models

    Jul 16, 2014

    Welcome to Steve Smith's world. It's a place where big is small, small is big and anything is possible.

  • CECOM's ESSC links technical experts, supported units

    Jul 15, 2014

    Optics, sensors, scanners, helium trailers, generators and radios are all very different types of equipment fielded to Soldiers and supported by Communications-Electronics Command personnel at the Electronic Sustainment Support Center/Regional Support Center located in a corner of the 3-401st Army Field Support Battalion footprint where units can access C4ISR maintenance, training and troubleshooting support.

  • Kommandeursteam der USAG Ansbach gewinnt deutsch-amerikanisches Freundschaftsschiessen

    Jul 15, 2014

    In den vergangenen 20 Jahren veranstaltete die USAG Ansbach gemeinsam mit der Partnerstadt Herrieden ein Freundschaftsschiessen auf der Schiessanlage der U.S. Armee in Oberdachstetten. Diese Jahr gewann das Team des Garnisonskommandeurs die Trophäe mit einem fast perfekten Ergebnis.

  • HMC musicians celebrate famous local composer

    Jul 15, 2014

    Hannons bridge the cultural gap with their instruments

  • M.K. Air Base hosts 4th of July softball tournament

    Jul 15, 2014

    Soldiers, Marines and Airmen popped softballs on Mihail Kogalniceanu Air Base over the Fourth of July weekend as an alternative to traditional fireworks. Five teams including base firefighters, military police, Marines with the Black Sea Rotational Force and two Army units in transit from Afghanistan to the U.S. competed in a three-day, installation softball tournament hosted by Morale, Welfare and Recreation.

  • Eyes in the Sky

    Jul 15, 2014

    The Unmanned Aerial Vehicle, or drone, is considered to be one of the most technically advanced assets the Army has at its disposal and has been used to support combat, security and stability operations throughout Afghanistan. From 2001 to 2008 alone the amount of UAVs in the military increased 25-fold, putting the total UAV assets at more than 5,000. With such a large increase in the use of UAVs, the importance of Sgt. 1st Class Lee Priest's job cannot be overemphasized.

  • Coast Guard at KAF helps units get equipment home

    Nov 30, -0001

    Few Service members walking around Kandahar Air Field expect to see a Coast Guardsman. Their branch of service deploys just more than a dozen members a year in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, and they have a running joke here in describing themselves as being as "rare as mythical creatures."

  • Soldiers kick it at Taekwondo camp

    Jul 15, 2014

    YONGSAN, South Korea -- Taewondo is a much beloved form of traditional martial arts that combines various acts of agility with incredible speed and powerful kicks. Since the year 2000, Taekwondo has become one of the official games in the Olympics.

  • Arrowhead couple recommits to the Army together

    Nov 30, -0001

    Choosing to serve your nation is an honor and a privilege for many, although it is not without its hardships, such as long hours, deployments to faraway places, and time away from loved ones.

  • Exercise Tiger Balm 2014 kicks off in Hawaii

    Jul 15, 2014

    Soldiers from the 2nd Battalion, 35th Infantry Regiment "Cacti," 3nd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, welcomed Singapore Army soldiers to Hawaii during the opening ceremony for Tiger Balm 2014 at Weyand Field, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, July 14, 2014.

  • Tripler Army Medical Center participates in RIMPAC 2014

    Jul 15, 2014

    Tripler Army Medical Center (TAMC) sits atop the Moanaloa Ridge nestled between U.S. hospital ship USNS Mercy (right) (T-AH 19) and Chinese People's Liberation Army Navy (PLA(N)) hospital ship Peace Ark (left) (T-AH 886) as seen from the shore at Ford Island. Both ships are in Pearl Harbor taking part in Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) on July 11, 2014. TAMC took part in the Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief Medical Response portion of the exercise.

  • 101st Sustainers hold Warrior Challenge

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers from the 101st Special Troops Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division, held a physical readiness competition July 2, at Fort Campbell. The inaugural Warrior Challenge had teams and individuals compete in strenuous exercises to build camaraderie, cultivate warrior ethos and demonstrate the unit's emphasis of being constantly ready to support the only Air Assault division in the world.

  • Blanchfield earns Army-level safety recognition

    Jul 14, 2014

    Blanchfield Army Community Hospital earned the Army's Safety and Occupational Health "Star Status" designation for safety following an on-site review May 27-30.

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