Archive: Aug 2014

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  • 3d CR troop recovering ahead of schedule

    Sep 4, 2014

    Spc. Scott Balestra, Ironhawk Troop, "Thunder" Squadron, 3d Cavalry Regiment, suffered a leg amputation from an explosion that took place in Wardak province on Aug. 5, 2014.

  • FET training teaches soldiers how to work with Afghan women

    Nov 30, -0001

    Even though International Security Assistance Forces troop numbers continue to fall throughout Afghanistan, there is still a need for qualified Soldiers to work with one of the country's largest groups: women.

  • Brave Rifles observe Women's Equality Day

    Sep 4, 2014

    As America observed Women's Equality Day back in the U.S., the 3d Cavalry Regiment Soldiers honored female service members' contributions to the Army at Forward Operating Base Lightning, Afghanistan Aug. 26, 2014.

  • Corps names Huntsville Center employee 2014 USACE Interior Designer of the Year

    Aug 29, 2014

  • Huntsville Center employees mix science and art for local students

    Aug 29, 2014

  • IMCOM Sergeant Major presents awards at White Sands Missile Range

    Aug 29, 2014

    Command Sgt. Maj. Mark Moore, IMCOM Central Region, presents awards to civilians at White Sands Missile Range

  • Fort A.P. Hill debuts new online hunting, fishing and trapping registration system

    Aug 29, 2014

    Hunters, fishers and trappers who use Fort A.P. Hill will soon be able to buy a permit and check-in and out of areas on their home computers or smart phones thanks to a new web-based program called iSportsman. The new system will be activated on Tuesday Sept. 2.

  • Hitting stride: Fort Rucker's 10-miler team preps for D.C. run

    Aug 29, 2014

    After a record-breaking race during last year's All-Army 10-Miler, the Fort Rucker 10-Miler team is prepping to take on the behemoth race again in hopes of repeating last year's success.

  • Exceptional Family Member Program: Child Find campaign starts

    Aug 29, 2014

    The Exceptional Family Member Program is identifying active duty military Families with special needs. Special needs can include physical, intellectual, developmental delays, emotional impairments that require special treatment, therapy, education, training or counseling.

  • Agency helps special-needs Families

    Aug 29, 2014

    Taking care of an Army Family takes a lot of hard work, love and dedication, and Families with special needs can make that undertaking a top priority with one Army program.

  • Be Prepared: Readiness key to surviving disasters

    Aug 29, 2014

    Suppose that Cairns Army Airfield weather reported that a massive tornado would hit the Fort Rucker community sometime between 1 and 3 p.m. today.

  • Liaison officer offers free French refresher

    Aug 29, 2014

    Since his arrival at Fort Rucker, the French liaison officer has embraced its Soldiers, Families, civilians and surrounding communities with enthusiasm. Now, this distinguished officer has arranged to conduct a free French language and culture class at the post.

  • Distracted driving a hazard on roads

    Aug 29, 2014

    Most American's know that when behind the wheel drivers must place 100 percent of their attention on the road, but according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration distracted driving is now the leading cause of car accidents in the United States.

  • Servicemembers, DoD civilians can't take Ice Bucket Challenge in uniform or during work hours

    Aug 29, 2014

    The Office of the Judge Advocate General is citing regulations which prohibit servicemembers and Department of Defense civilians from endorsing the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge in any form of their military uniform or during official work hours. Though well-intentioned, these actions endorse a non-federal entity which is impermissible.

  • Fort Campbell hosts graduation ceremony

    Aug 29, 2014

    As technology continues to evolve, it becomes easier for non-traditional students to fulfill their dreams of obtaining a college education. Though the methods of earning a degree have changed, the time-honored tradition of a graduation ceremony has not. And while the cap and gown is not the motivating force behind years of classes and homework, many see it as a proud punctuation mark at the end of one of life's important chapters.

  • Suicide Prevention: Number of self referrals on upswing

    Aug 29, 2014

    Suicides in the Army are down from the same time last year, but that doesn't mean that the issue should be taken any more lightly, according to a Fort Rucker Army Substance Abuse Program official.

  • Spouses, Families get pampered at Hearts Apart Meet and Greet

    Aug 29, 2014

    Fort Belvoir military spouse, Stephanie Rowell, was one of many to secure a spot at the popular Hearts Apart Meet and Greet, Aug. 20, at the Exchange. The Relocation Assistance Program's meet and greet, hosted by RELO marketing volunteer Malynda Echols and April Burns, Relocation Assistance Program coordinator, allowed 20 people the chance to receive free haircuts, makeovers, food and beverages.

  • Women's Equality Day celebrates right to vote

    Aug 29, 2014

    The Fort Belvoir Equal Opportunity Office celebrated the 94th anniversary of Congress passing the Women's Suffrage Amendment during its Women's Equality Day observance at the Community Center, Tuesday. The 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was ratified by Congress Aug. 18, 1920, guaranteeing all female citizens the right to vote.

  • Eagle Rising: Veteran inducted into prestigious society

    Aug 29, 2014

    Many feel that veterans aren't shown the respect and recognition they deserve, but the service of one Vietnam-era veteran was acknowledged Aug. 26 as he was inducted into a prestigious society.

  • Ribbon-cutting ceremony opens Jeff Todd Way

    Aug 29, 2014

    The ribbon-cutting ceremony for the connector road, Jeff Todd Way, was Monday at the intersection of Jeff Todd Way and Pole Road. The road, which connects Route 1 and Telegraph Road, officially opened Aug. 19, although construction will not be completed until November. The road was named after Jeff Todd, a businessman with three Roy Rogers restaurants in the Mount Vernon and Lee areas, who died in 2011. His wife, Becky Todd, and several family members attended the ribbon-cutting ceremony.

  • 'A long goodbye': Soldier, Family cope with rare illness

    Aug 29, 2014

    When Tony continued to decline in the wake of surgery, he was sent to a neurologist. Other conditions and injuries were gradually ruled out, and he was officially diagnosed with ALS in December 2011. "That's when our whole world was turned upside down," said Alma.

  • Center welcomes new commander: Farnsworth assumes command from Edens

    Aug 29, 2014

    Brig. Gen. Jeffrey A. Farnsworth assumed command of the U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center from Brig. Gen. Timothy J. Edens Friday in a ceremony at Fort Rucker.

  • Community partnership renewed with bridge walk, covenant signing

    Aug 29, 2014

    Hundreds showed up for the annual Springfield Community Bridge Walk Tuesday. The bridge walk, which honors those who lost their lives during 9/11, ended with the signing of the Army Community Covenant by military officials.

  • Fort Campbell monument to honor black paratroopers

    Aug 29, 2014

    The Soldiers of the 555th Parachute Infantry "Triple Nickles" were special. They passed rigorous training in 1944 to become members of the first all-black paratrooper unit in the Army, stationed out of Camp Mackall, N.C. It started out as a platoon, with 17 enlisted Soldiers and six officers, and later expanded to a company, then a battalion.

  • USACE Galveston District Spotlight on Tom Brauer

    Aug 29, 2014

    GALVESTON, Texas (Aug. 29, 2014) -- A quick look at the diverse engineering projects headed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers was all it took to convince a young engineering graduate wanting to make his mark in the profession that this is where he needed to be. However, the career path for Department of the Army (DA) Civil Engineer Intern Tom Brauer, who entered the Corps 18 months ago through the DA Intern Program, wasn't always this clear.

  • Protecting independence: Corps holds emergency management exercise in Kansas

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    The Tulsa District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers facilitated a table-top exercise for emergency managers at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Independence, Kansas, Aug. 27.

  • Protecting independence: Corps holds emergency management exercise in Kansas

    Aug 29, 2014

    The Tulsa District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers facilitated a table-top exercise for emergency managers at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Independence, Kansas, Aug. 27.

  • General Odierno to Honor 36 Army Logistics Units In September 10th Ceremony At the Pentagon

    Aug 29, 2014

    Thirty-six U.S. Army logistics units will be honored at the Pentagon at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, September 10, at the 10th Annual Chief of Staff of the Army's Combined Logistics Excellence Awards (CLEA) ceremony. Chief of Staff of the Army General Raymond T. Odierno and Acting Deputy Chief of Staff for Logistics Ms. Kathleen S. Miller will speak at the ceremony and recognize the winners for excellence in deployment, supply, and maintenance. The ceremony will be carried live on DoD News http://www.defense.gov/live.

  • VA clinical psychologist raises military sexual trauma awareness

    Aug 29, 2014

    As the Army continues to strengthen its core values and leadership, Fort Huachuca's Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention, or SHARP program, hopes to build leaders of advocacy when addressing military sexual trauma, or MST.

  • Corps of Engineers' Huntsville Center sustains DOD fueling capability worldwide

    Aug 29, 2014

    Huntsville Center's Installation Support and Programs Management Directorate manages a maintenance and repair service program sustaining worldwide fueling capability to the Department of Defense and other agencies.

  • Preventing rabies during deployment

    Aug 29, 2014

    September 28 is World Rabies Day, a time to raise awareness about rabies and to enhance prevention and control efforts.

  • AMC Commander Visits Blue Grass Army Depot

    Aug 29, 2014

    For his first visit to Blue Grass Army Depot, Gen. Dennis L. Via, commander of Army Materiel Command, arrived in style Wednesday morning via Black Hawk Helicopter from Lexington Blue Grass Airport, courtesy of the Kentucky National Guard.

  • Join the voices for recovery: Speak up, reach out

    Aug 29, 2014

    National Recovery Month is observed in September to raise awareness and educate communities about the prevention, treatment and recovery resources available for mental and substance abuse.

  • Signs of suicide: Watching your buddy's "6"

    Aug 29, 2014

    We must continue to support our fellow Soldiers because one suicide is too many.

  • Army ROTC Cadet at Vanderbilt wins first place at medical scientist symposium

    Sep 2, 2014

    A Vanderbilt University Army ROTC senior Cadet was awarded first place for his research and oral presentation for a new to treatment for glaucoma during the Southeastern Medical Scientist Symposium at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, August 23..

  • USACE Galveston District stresses water safety during this Labor Day weekend

    Aug 29, 2014

    GALVESTON, Texas (Aug. 29, 2014) -- The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District joins its partners: Safe Kids Greater Houston, Telemundo, Schlitterbahn Galveston Island Waterpark and Bass Pro Shops, in encouraging safe water recreation activities over the Labor Day weekend.

  • American Red Cross, USAG Ansbach recognize youth volunteers

    Sep 2, 2014

    Several youths at U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach received recognition for their volunteer hours during an American Red Cross youth volunteer recognition ceremony at the Von Steuben Community Center Aug. 22, 2014.

  • U.S. Army Europe commander visits exercise Immediate Response 14

    Aug 29, 2014

    The Commander of the U.S. Army forces in Europe visited the exercise Immediate Response 14 field training site during distinguished visitor's day at Pocek, Slovenia, Aug. 27, 2014.

  • Women's Equality Day observance held at Camp Zama

    Aug 29, 2014

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Aug. 28, 2014) -- The U.S. Army Aviation Battalion hosted a "Women's Equality Day" observance on Aug. 26 at the Camp Zama Community Activity Center, here.

  • SMA talks professionalism, commitment at 'The Last Frontier'

    Sep 2, 2014

    Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III visited "The Last Frontier," Aug. 25-28, 2014, to thank Soldiers, Army civilians and families of U.S. Army Alaska for their service and commitment, and to hear them voice their concerns that he will bring back to senior Army leadership.

  • Exercise in Korea strengthening Pacific partnerships

    Aug 29, 2014

    The Army is taking part in exercise Ulchi Freedom Guardian, from Aug. 18 to Aug. 29, 2014, with South Korean forces, to strengthen partnerships, mutual defense, and security cooperation.

  • Promise to love, honor and train with you

    Sep 18, 2014

    More than 140 Soldiers assigned to the 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, arrived at the Lawson Army Airfield, on Fort Benning, Aug. 28, after spending nearly 45 days at the National Training Center in Fort Irwin, California.

  • Returning Home

    Sep 18, 2014

    3rd Brigade Soldiers return to Fort Benning after training for weeks at the National Training Center in Fort Irwin, California. Available in high definition.

  • 25th ID Soldier wins Army Music Soldier of the Year

    Aug 28, 2014

    Schofield Barracks -- Spc. Michael Cook, a musician from the 25th Infantry Division Band, was named Soldier of the Year for all Army musicians. Maj. Gen. Charles Flynn, the 25th Infantry Division Commanding General, presented him an Army Commendation medal and Arrowhead Trophy in recognition of his accomplishment during a ceremony on Weyand Field here Aug. 25.

  • Special Reaction Team trains on antiterrorism

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    Members from the Special Reaction Team, 39th Military Police Detachment, 8th Military Police Brigade, reacted to an active shooter response training exercise Aug. 20, on Fort Shafter Flats, Hawaii.

  • Employers seek veterans jor jobs

    Aug 28, 2014

    Soldier and veterans talk to industry representatives during the Boots 2 Work Military Career Fair at Cheney Stadium, Tacoma, Wash., August 27. The career fair gave Soldiers the opportunity to meet with local businesses and learn job hunting skills. )

  • Aug 28 KE newsletter

    Aug 28, 2014

  • Army prepares for dangers lurking in 'deep future' megacities

    Aug 29, 2014

    Within about two decades, roughly 60 percent of the world's population will live in cities, particularly megacities of more than 10 million, and this week's Exercise Unified Quest focused on a megacity with inhabitants bent on terror and destruction.

  • Career Ordnance Corps member earns Sharpe Award

    Aug 28, 2014

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -- A Tobyhanna Army Depot maintenance professional continues one man's legacy of service to the Army Ordnance Corps -- nearly 400 years later.

  • Ex-track star leads Soldiers

    Aug 28, 2014

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- Spc. Sammantha Schruise is training at Fort Sill to be one of the Army's newest field artillery Soldiers. Drawn to a field that was recently opened for women, Schruise said she has always pushed herself to do more than what's expected.

  • Twins train together in basic training

    Aug 28, 2014

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- Soldiers in D Battery, 1st Battalion, 40th Field Artillery were seeing double as Pvts. Daniel and Stephan Self entered Basic Combat Training at Fort Sill.

  • New First Army command teams, advisors set up for success at conference

    Aug 28, 2014

    ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Ill. - First Army brought its new commanders, senior enlisted leaders and Army National Guard advisors here this week to better equip them to carry out their duties.

  • Sill simulator trains Stinger crews

    Sep 3, 2014

    Inside the Improved Moving Target Simulator, Fort Sill's (Okla.) newest Avenger crewmembers are encapsulated in training necessary to take down enemy aerial targets.

  • Army Medicine engages Ambassadors

    Aug 28, 2014

    Army Medicine leverages use of Ambassadors to talk about health issues

  • Soldiers to take Military Workplace Survey

    Aug 28, 2014

    FORT MEADE, Md. (Army News Service, Aug. 27, 2014) -- Soldiers asked to participate in a workplace survey over the next couple of weeks should take a few minutes to complete it, said Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno.

  • TUSAB musician has diversity-driven SOA speaking role

    Aug 28, 2014

    A U.S. Army Band rookie with a multi-cultural family tree has snagged a rare Spirit of America speaking part.

  • TOG Soldiers great at welcoming greatest generation

    Nov 30, -0001

    Seven Soldiers from 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) assembled at Reagan National Airport the morning of Aug. 26 to greet, thank and welcome past military generations to the Military District of Washington.

  • General Daniel B. Allyn

    Aug 28, 2014

    General Daniel B. Allyn

  • Project pushes toward Fort Carson Net Zero water goal

    Aug 28, 2014

    Fort Carson, Colo., is working on a reclaimed water system expansion project that is the installation's largest Net Zero water initiative to date.

  • Remembering Vietnam

    Aug 28, 2014

    Richard Norton arrived in Vietnam in 1968, not long after the infamous Tet Offensive. It didn't take him long to begin wondering what he was doing there.

  • New Contracting Operations director will be dual-hatted

    Aug 28, 2014

    Bryan Samson will be the next director of the Army Contracting Command's Contracting Operations directorate, the command announced Aug. 26.

  • DENTAC snags intramural softball crown

    Aug 28, 2014

    Dental Activities Command overcame a first inning deficit to win the Fort Sill intramural softball championship game, 17-14, Aug. 21 at Cannoneer Complex.

  • Combat engineers fire up Volcano

    Aug 28, 2014

    Fort Carson combat engineers from 569th Mobility Augmentation Company, 4th Engineer Battalion, trained on the Volcano Mine System after years of focusing on route clearance training.

  • More than 300 attend Fort Carson BOSS event

    Aug 28, 2014

    An Aug. 22 event at Fort Carson treated single Soldiers to a day of camaraderie, games and relaxation.

  • SMDC senior chaplain's assistant retires

    Aug 28, 2014

    Sgt. 1st Class Frenchshella D. Hall, USASMDC/ARSTRAT senior chaplain's assistant, retires after 20 years of service.

  • 223rd Med. deploys in support of OEF

    Aug 28, 2014

    Soldiers from Fort Carson's 223rd Medical Detachment, 10th Combat Support Hospital, will deploy to Kuwait to support Operation Enduring Freedom.

  • Fort Sill celebrates Women's Equality Day

    Sep 3, 2014

    Writer Gwendolyn Hooks, of Oklahoma City, was the guest speaker at the Fires Center of Excellence and Fort Sill Women's Equality Day luncheon Aug. 21, at the Patriot Club.

  • Exercise tests Fort Carson's emergency response

    Aug 28, 2014

    The Fort Carson, Colo., community simulated a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device as part of a postwide full-scale exercise to test the installation's preparedness and crisis reaction.

  • Army Reserve delivers solutions to the STEM problem

    Aug 28, 2014

    Imagine having to order a pizza five or six times before finally finding a restaurant that can promise delivery.

  • Fort Sill unit gives cadets field artillery experience

    Aug 28, 2014

    Throughout the summer, the 214th Fires Brigade has hosted more than 40 cadets from the U.S. Military Academy and various ROTC programs as a part of the Army Cadet Troop Leadership Training program.

  • Soldier rides in Normandy Challenge

    Aug 28, 2014

    Staff Sgt. Tanner Hoag of the Fort Leonard Wood's Warrior Transition Unit was selected to take part in the Normandy Challenge that was sponsored by the Ride 2 Recovery.

  • The Tarelton State University footbal team comes to Fort Hood for weeklong Army-style training camp

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    The Tarleton State University football team's offensive and defensive teams clash in an evening scrimmage at Fort Hood Stadium during their weeklong training camp held at Fort Hood, Texas, Aug. 19, 2014. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. John Healy, 7th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

  • The Tarelton State University footbal team comes to Fort Hood for weeklong Army-style training camp

    Nov 30, -0001

    Pvt. 2nd Class Oscar Silva, a wheeled vehicle mechanic with the 1st Cavalry Division, leads a group of Tarleton State University football players through the shoot house at the warrior skills trainer during their weeklong training camp held at Fort Hood, Texas, Aug. 20, 2014. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. John Healy, 7th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

  • The Tarelton State University footbal team comes to Fort Hood for weeklong Army-style training camp

    Nov 30, -0001

    The Tarleton State Texans attempt to navigate Fort Hood's Leadership Reaction Course during a weeklong training camp designed to foster brotherhood, Fort Hood, Texas, Aug. 19, 2014. While the results of the training were clear, the team was not always successful in completing the objective. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. John Healy, 7th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

  • The Tarelton State University footbal team comes to Fort Hood for weeklong Army-style training camp

    Nov 30, -0001

    Will McLane, offensive lineman for the Tarleton State football team, takes a well-deserved knee while the offensive coach review the scrimmage they just won against the defensive team during the Texan's weeklong training camp held at Fort Hood, Texas, Aug. 19, 2014. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. John Healy, 7th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

  • The Tarelton State University footbal team comes to Fort Hood for weeklong Army-style training camp

    Nov 30, -0001

    With no option to pass, quarterback Zed Woerner of the Tarleton State Texans decides to run the ball during practice at the Fort Hood Stadium during the team's weeklong training camp held at Fort Hood, Texas, Aug. 19, 2014. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. John Healy, 7th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

  • The Tarelton State University footbal team comes to Fort Hood for weeklong Army-style training camp

    Nov 30, -0001

    The Tarleton State Texans attempt to navigate Fort Hood's Leadership Reaction Course during a weeklong training camp designed to foster brotherhood, Fort Hood, Texas, Aug. 19, 2014. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. John Healy, 7th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

  • The Tarelton State University footbal team comes to Fort Hood for weeklong Army-style training camp

    Nov 30, -0001

    The Tarleton State Texans run passing drills at Fort Hood Stadium during a weeklong training camp designed to foster brotherhood by exposing the team to the military lifestyle, Fort Hood, Texas, Aug. 19, 2014. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. John Healy, 7th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

  • The Tarelton State University footbal team comes to Fort Hood for weeklong Army-style training camp

    Nov 30, -0001

    Jarrett Alvarado, defensive tackle for the Tarleton State football team, listens intently as his coach tells him exactly why they lost the scrimmage against the offensive team. Alvarado spent all day both practicing and conducting military training in 100-degree heat during the teams weeklong training camp held at Fort Hood, Texas, Aug.t 19, 2014. Afterwards he finished talking, the coach made the defensive team do front-back go's for the next half-hour. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. John Healy, 7th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

  • The Tarelton State University footbal team comes to Fort Hood for weeklong Army-style training camp

    Nov 30, -0001

    The Tarleton State Texans attempt to navigate Fort Hood's Leadership Reaction Course during a weeklong training camp designed to foster brotherhood, Fort Hood, Texas, Aug. 19, 2014. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. John Healy, 7th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

  • The Tarelton State University footbal team comes to Fort Hood for weeklong Army-style training camp

    Nov 30, -0001

    The offensive coaches of Tarleton State University's football team comfort defensive back Brandon Moore while monitoring vital signs after Moore suffered a minor concussion after colliding head-on with his brother, Charles, during a team scrimmage at the Fort Hood Stadium during the teams weeklong training camp held at Fort Hood, Texas, Aug. 19, 2014. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. John Healy, 7th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

  • School liaison links area schools with Fort Sill students

    Aug 28, 2014

    The Fort Sill school liaison officer assists Army families with school issues whether it involves public schools, private schools or homeschooling.

  • Fort Leonard Wood breaks ground on new AIT complex

    Aug 28, 2014

    A groundbreaking ceremony for a new Advanced Individual Training Complex officially set construction in motion Aug. 19.

  • 1-12 Infantry, 2-77 Field Artillery team up at Kandahar Airfield

    Aug 29, 2014

    M777A2 howitzers owned by 2nd Battalion, 77th Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, were brought to Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, where they were registered or zeroed, by shooting live rounds into an uninhabited area known as the Red Desert, in Kandahar Province, Aug. 22, 2014.

  • Arctic Warriors participate in Exercise Ulchi-Freedom Guardian 2014

    Aug 29, 2014

    The U.S. Army's only airborne brigade west of the Mississippi River participated in Exercise Ulchi-Freedom Guardian (UFG) here Aug. 18 - 29.

  • IMCOM Best Warrior competitors exemplify readiness, resilience

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    Cpl. Ryan Perea, U.S. Army Garrison Fort Bragg, pulls a fellow Soldier to safety - a critical element of the U.S. Army Installation Management Command Best Warrior Competition tasks and drills, May 6, at Joint Base San Antonio-Camp Bullis. (U.S. Army photo by Amanda Kraus Rodriguez)

  • IMCOM Best Warrior competitors exemplify readiness, resilience

    Nov 30, -0001

    Cpl. Ryan Perea, U.S. Army Garrison Fort Bragg, demonstrates his ability to identify geographic features on a map during the land navigation portion of the U.S. Army Installation Management Command Best Warrior Competition, May 6, at Joint Base San Antonio-Camp Bullis. (U.S. Army photo by Amanda Kraus Rodriguez)

  • IMCOM leader offers insight, mentoring during Women's History Month

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    Maj. Gen. Camille Nichols, deputy commanding general and chief of staff, U.S. Army Installation Management Command, joins a panel discussion on women's roles in the U.S. Army - a mentoring opportunity coinciding with National Women's History Month.

  • Fort Meade Chess Enthusiasts Prepare For International Competition

    Aug 28, 2014

    Col. David Hater and Air Force Master Sgt. Robert Keough may be two of the most boisterous and outgoing chess players to compete at this year's NATO Chess Championship.

  • Sgt. Martinez waits his turn

    Aug 28, 2014

    Joint Base San Antonio -- Camp Bullis (May 6, 2014) --Day two of the 2014 U.S. Army Installation Management Command Best Warrior Competition focused on warrior tasks and drills. Here, Sgt. Andres Martinez, USAG Fort Hood, awaits his turn. (U.S. Army photos by Amanda Kraus Rodriguez)

  • Day land navigation with Sgt. Martinez

    Aug 28, 2014

    Joint Base San Antonio -- Camp Bullis (May 5, 2014) Day one of the U.S. Army Installation Management Command Best Warrior Competition and Sgt. Andres Martinez participates in day and night land navigation. (U.S. Army photos by Amanda Kraus Rodriguez)

  • Sgt. Martinez after the board

    Aug 28, 2014

    Joint Base San Antonio - Fort Sam Houston (May 8, 2014) Sgt. Andres Martinez, U.S. Army Garrison Fort Hood, is at the final event of the 2014 IMCOM Best Warrior Competition, the sergeants major review board, where participants' appearance, bearing and knowledge were assessed by the panel. (U.S. Army photos by Amanda Kraus Rodriguez)

  • Sgt. Martinez prepares to throw grenade

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    Day two of the IMCOM Best Warrior competition and Sgt. Andres Martinez prepares to throw a grenade during the warrior tasks and drills. (U.S. Army photos by Amanda Kraus Rodriguez)

  • Sgt. Martinez salutes

    Aug 28, 2014

    Sgt. Andres Martinez, U.S. Army Garrison Fort Hood, is at the final event of the 2014 IMCOM Best Warrior Competition, the sergeants major review board, where participants' appearance, bearing and knowledge were assessed by the panel. (U.S. Army photos by Amanda Kraus Rodriguez)

  • Cadets train with 3-34th

    Aug 28, 2014

    Forty-four ROTC cadets from across the nation spent their summer as interns with the 3rd Battalion, 34th Infantry Regiment. The internship, which is called Drill Cadet Leader Training, allowed cadets to receive experience as platoon leaders in the Basic Combat Training environment.

  • 4th MEB leads gap crossing exercise

    Aug 28, 2014

    The Fort Riley, Kansas-based 1st Infantry Division conducted a combined arms gap crossing exercise with the 4th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade's 5th Engineer Battalion spearheading the operation, Aug. 18 through 21.

  • AG officers reach out to children

    Aug 28, 2014

    Soldiers with the Adjutant General School Basic Officer Leaders Course visited the Boys and Girls Club in Columbia Aug. 15 as part of the course's community service project.

  • Labor Day Safety Message

    Aug 28, 2014

    Labor Day celebrates the achievements of the American worker and their profound impact in the development of our Nation. It is a day where we, as Americans, can truly appreciate how far we have come as a country. While many of us welcome the long weekend as a reprieve from work, we often forget that it is also a celebration of the American workforce. As you contemplate your activities for this upcoming holiday weekend, please take a moment to reflect on all who have helped us achieve the world-class status our Nation enjoys today.

  • 165th Soldiers apply military history

    Aug 28, 2014

    Officers and noncommissioned officers of the 165th Infantry Brigade traveled to the Chickamauga battlefield in Georgia last week for a three-day staff ride as part of the brigade's leader development program.

  • Soldiers welcome students back to school

    Aug 28, 2014

    Just under 300 students enrolled at Amidon-Bowen walked through the school's gates Monday morning, greeted by Soldiers, Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall staff, school faculty and Washington Nationals mascot George the racing President.

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