Archive: 7th Signal

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  • Nanosatellites may soon communicate with Soldiers

    Jul 16, 2015

    Tiny Army satellites may someday provide Soldiers with voice, data and even visual communications in remote areas, which lack such communications.

  • Army Community Service to celebrate 50 years of service

    Jul 16, 2015

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Army Community Service turns 50 this month, and the Fort Drum ACS staff invites the community to join them in celebrating this milestone on July 24.

  • No excuse to be bored on Bragg

    Jul 16, 2015

    Do you find yourself sitting in front of the television or doing the same old boring activities every weekend? If that sounds like you, there is a possible way to spice up your free time.

  • Army entomologists release video on controlling mosquitoes in and around the home

    Jul 15, 2015

    To better educate Army personnel on what they can do to protect against mosquito-borne disease, the Entomology Program of the Army Institute of Public Health has released a video on controlling mosquitoes in and around the home.

  • Soldiers weigh in on Army uniform changes

    Jul 15, 2015

    Soldiers should check their emails in the coming weeks for the chance to provide input on possible revisions to aspects of the Army uniform and wear policy.

  • Army's HMS program advances "radio marketplace"

    Jul 14, 2015

    The Army's competitive radio marketplace is paving the path toward Full Rate Production (FRP) for both the Rifleman and Manpack Radios. The Army recently awarded contracts to two vendors for its Handheld, Manpack and Small Form Fit (HMS) Rifleman Radio and is soon preparing to release the final Request For Proposals (RFP) for the Manpack Radio.

  • OPM announces steps to protect workers from cyber threats

    Jul 13, 2015

    The U.S. Office of Personnel Management has announced the results of the interagency forensics investigation into a recent cyber incident involving federal background investigation data and the steps it is taking to protect those impacted.

  • Command works to keep Soldiers in boots after active-duty service

    Jul 13, 2015

    U.S. Army Human Resources Command is paving the way for Soldiers to move from active duty to the Army Reserve and National Guard in a deliberate, sensible transition that works for the individual service member while retaining skilled personnel and racking up significant savings for the Army.

  • Innovative Army technology gains new potential

    Jul 9, 2015

    As drone technology gains greater public attention, along with its potential for hostile action against American targets, Army engineers adapt ongoing research to counter aerial systems that could threaten Soldiers.

  • Humorous OPSEC poster strikes judges' fancy

    Jul 9, 2015

    A few minutes was all it took for the Adjutant General School's operation security officer to come up with the winning idea for an Army-level award.

  • Commentary: Thinking clearly about the future of warfare

    Jul 8, 2015

    Expert knowledge is a pillar of our military profession, and the ability to think clearly about war is fundamental to developing expert knowledge across a career of service.

  • Virtual 'capture the flag' helps Soldiers enhance cyber capabilities

    Jul 8, 2015

    Cyber Soldiers are using a popular gaming platform to hone their offensive and defensive tactics.

  • Second Star: Brig. Gen. Baker Promoted to Major General

    Jul 8, 2015

    Brig. Gen. John W. Baker, commanding general, 7th Signal Command (Theater), was promoted to major general by Lt. Gen. David D. Halverson, assistant chief of staff, and commanding general, Installation Management Command, during a ceremony on July 7, 2015.

  • Training on new satellite terminals is a "SNAP" for the 307th in Hawaii

    Jul 8, 2015

    A newly fielded ground satellite terminal that supports company-sized elements and remote forward operating bases is now smaller, lighter and easier to set up than its predecessor, aiding in the Army's push for a more expeditionary force.

  • Army looks for new pistol

    Jul 8, 2015

    The Army moved closer to releasing its long-awaited solicitation for a new, modern handgun system when it hosted a fourth industry day for interested vendors at Picatinny Arsenal, New Jersey, July 8.

  • How technology and data affect mission command

    Jul 7, 2015

    Data can empower or impede decision-making. What matters is how much data there is and whether or not it is accessible.

  • Interview: Innovate the Future

    Jul 7, 2015

    Army Materiel Command Chief Technology Officer Patrick O'Neill gives his vision for building a culture of innovation in the U.S. Army.

  • Mindfulness-based stress reduction finds a place in the military

    Jul 7, 2015

    Mindfulness-based meditation and the military are generally two things that one would not associate with one another.

  • Family, faith, focus, resiliency helps Soldier heal from extensive combat wounds

    Jul 7, 2015

    "I remember my boss telling me and looking excited, he said 'Jeremy, it's a great day to be an American!" said Maj. Jeremy Haynes, Warrior Transition Brigade, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Maryland, to the packed Fitch Auditorium at Fort Huachuca, Arizona, June 24. "What have you done for your country today, and before you open your mouth, drop and give me 10 push ups,' and that was the kind of guy Maj. Gen. [Harold] Greene was. He was filled with humor."

  • More aerial intelligence systems used during Vietnam War

    Jul 7, 2015

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - During the Vietnam War, the Army possessed three distinct aerial intelligence capabilities.

  • Photos for the Army Family Website

    Jul 6, 2015

  • Signaliers provide communications for commanders, soldiers during Atlantic Resolve

    Jul 4, 2015

    During any military engagement, the ability of commanders to communicate quickly and effectively with their Soldiers can often determine the outcome of the battle. For the commanders of Operation Atlantic Resolve, this capability is provided by the Soldiers of the 44th Expeditionary Signal Battalion, headquartered in Grafenwöhr, Germany.

  • Booking appointments at the Eisenhower Army Medical Center

    Jun 24, 2015

    How to book appointments at the Eisenhower Army Medical Center and what you should expect as a beneficiary.

  • OPSEC: Keys to social media safety

    Mar 29, 2015

  • Women's History Month session inspires attendees

    Mar 27, 2015

    A small group of Soldiers and civilians gathered at The Commons March 20 expecting an informative lunch and learn session honoring Women's History Month, but they received inspiring messages of determination and resilience in the face of adversity.

  • SHARP: Riding to educate, raise awareness

    Mar 27, 2015

    April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and Fort Rucker is committed to the fight to combat sexual assault and harassment.

  • Army Cyber Institute, Army Cyber Command host second 'Cyber Talks' event

    Mar 27, 2015

    FORT LESLIE J. McNAIR, Washington, D.C. -- The Army Cyber Institute at West Point, N.Y., and U.S. Army Cyber Command continued to foster dialogue and share ideas among thought leaders and rising stars in the cyber operations community with the second in a series of daylong "Cyber Talks" at the National Defense University's Lincoln Hall here, March 18.

  • Carter: Cyber Domain Presents Profound Challenges

    Mar 27, 2015

    WASHINGTON, March 13, 2015 -- Defense Secretary Ash Carter gave his first domestic troop talk as secretary to the cyber warriors assigned to U.S. Cyber Command at Fort Meade, Md., today. The mission of CYBERCOM is vital to the economic and physical security of not just the nation, but to Americans in their individual lives, Carter said.

  • New threat center to integrate cyber intelligence

    Mar 27, 2015

    WASHINGTON, D.C., Feb. 11, 2015 -- A new Cyber Threat Intelligence Integration Center is being created under the auspices of the director of national intelligence. The center will serve a similar function for cyber as the National Counterterrorism Center does for terrorism, Lisa Monaco, assistant to the president for homeland security and counterterrorism, said during a keynote speech yesterday at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.

  • Cybersecurity, technology event offers insight to cyber threats

    Mar 27, 2015

    FORT GORDON, Ga. -- More than 400 participants came out to see the latest in cybersecurity technology offered by 50 exhibitors at the Fort Gordon Cybersecurity and Technology Day, March 12.

  • Army releases spring/summer safety campaign

    Mar 26, 2015

    The Army's annual spring/summer safety campaign was recently released online by the U.S. Army Combat Readiness Center.

  • Open application period for Army Civilian leadership training

    Mar 25, 2015

    The Assistant Secretary of the Army for Manpower & Reserve Affairs (ASA (M&RA)) announced the open application period for the highly competitive Senior Enterprise Talent Management program (GS-14/15s and equivalents) and the newly developed Enterprise Talent Management program (GS-12/13s and equivalents), on March 25, 2015.

  • DoD warns troops, families to be cyber-crime smart

    Mar 24, 2015

    Department of Defense employees and their families should be vigilant when guarding personal and work information from expanding cyber-criminal activity, and to know how to recognize scammer tactics, the department's chief information officer said.

  • U.S. Army Human Resources Command drills trainers to roll out new report

    Mar 17, 2015

    U.S. Army Human Resources Command will train a cadre of Soldiers and dispatch them across the Army to spearhead the implementation of a new Non-commissioned Officer Evaluation Report scheduled for roll-out this autumn.

  • NETCOM selects command's top Civilian

    Mar 13, 2015

    The Team Lead for the command's Find & Fix/Pro-active Analysis & Quick Reaction mission was selected as the command's 2014 Civilian of the Year.

  • Allyn encourages network modernization during visit

    Mar 12, 2015

    From live operational updates on board a C-17 aircraft, to satellite terminals the size of a briefcase, to wireless command posts, new communications technologies will support the Army's "ability to get there faster with a lighter footprint," Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Daniel B. Allyn said.

  • BAH can take you far when living on post

    Mar 6, 2015

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - Many Service members across the country should now be aware that the Basic Allowance for Housing, or BAH, rates for 2015 have changed, and for Soldiers assigned to Fort Huachuca, it has decreased drastically.

  • Can you see me now? US, German signal units connect through VTC, test interoperability

    Mar 5, 2015

    U.S. and German signal units connected for the first successful videoteleconference between their units March 4, signaling a major step forward in interoperability for the two NATO alliance members.

  • Cyber chief: Army cyber force growing 'exponentially'

    Mar 5, 2015

    The Army cyber mission force has grown "exponentially since September 2013 with 25 of 41 [planned] teams at initial operating capability," Lt. Gen. Edward C. Cardon told lawmakers, March 4.

  • Nutrition remains important for brain health

    Mar 5, 2015

    In recognition of National Nutritional Awareness Month and Brain Injury Awareness Month, the Fort Lee Army Wellness Center is offering nutritional information for that grey matter between everyone's ears - the human brain.

  • Strategic Studies Fellows Program: Broadening seminars for Army leaders

    Mar 4, 2015

    One of the first warrant officers to attend the HQDA Strategic Broadening Seminars reflects on the lessons he learned.

  • Army realigns tactical network initialization process for increased efficiency

    Mar 4, 2015

    The Army is bringing increased flexibility to the way troops initialize their mission command systems by putting the power in the hands of the communications officer, or S6, to make real-time changes, on the fly.

  • FYI - AKO Email Shut Down Guidance Information

    Mar 4, 2015

  • Gun Safety Is No Accident

    Mar 3, 2015

    We are Soldiers! From the moment we step off the bus and report in at the reception station, we are introduced to the Army's values and strict standards of discipline. Drill sergeants enforce these standards and capitalize on every opportunity to ensure we're focused, trained and ready to do what the Army requires, to defend this nation if, when and where it may be necessary.

  • Campaign seeks to raise funds for AER

    Feb 27, 2015

    After raising more than $122,000 during last year's campaign, the Army Emergency Relief fundraising campaign is gearing up to help Soldiers help Soldiers.

  • Army releases investigation results of April 2014shooting at Fort Hood

    Jan 23, 2015

  • Signal Soldiers welcomed home

    Jan 23, 2015

    FORT GORDON, Ga.-- All seats were full, walls lined and corridors packed as the happy chatter of eager 518th Tactical Installation and Networking Company family and friends filled the U.S. Army Reserve Center of Fort Gordon, Georgia, Jan. 18. After nine months and several thousand miles, nothing but a door separated the Soldiers from the crowd and ceremony celebrating an end to their deployment to the Middle East.

  • National Guard 29th ID Signal Company first to receive Army' network upgrades

    Jan 21, 2015

    The Army National Guard's C Signal Company, 29th Infantry Division (ID) Headquarters was one the first units to land on Omaha Beach on D-Day during World War II, and it's also the first unit across the entire Army to receive new communications upgrades.

  • Army continues testing on mid-tier radio, prepares for NIE 15.2

    Jan 20, 2015

    Testing on Mid-tier Networking Vehicular Radios conducted to prepare for NIE 15.2.

  • Army takes next step to merge C2, intelligence traffic onto WIN-T

    Jan 20, 2015

    The Army has taken the next step in merging operational and intelligence traffic onto the WIN-T transport. The Army can realize significant cost savings in money, resources and satellite bandwidth by converging intelligence and C2 onto a common platform, an expert said.

  • Fort Jackson PCs set to upgrade to Office 2013

    Jan 16, 2015

    Fort Jackson is in the early stage of upgrading Microsoft Office for more than 5,000 users on post. Although the official kickoff date for the software migration is Monday, the post's Network Enterprise Center has already targeted a handful of offices on post for trial runs.

  • Navajo commander strives to be an example for the next generation

    Jan 13, 2015

    The wind from powerful air-conditioning units whips between the stacks of servers, switchboards and cables. Each aisle of servers is a one-way passage for either cold air blowing in, or oven-like air blowing out. Soldiers of the 580th Signal Company pass through these passages as they maintain each piece of the puzzle that creates the U.S. military's communication networks in Bagram Airfield and much of Afghanistan.

  • Active duty Service members must change Roth TSP contributions

    Jan 8, 2015

    Active duty members of the Army, Air Force or Navy making dollar-amount Roth contributions to a Thrift Savings Plan account should know that these deductions will stop on Jan. 31, unless action is taken.

  • U.S. Army Europe details infrastructure consolidation changes

    Jan 8, 2015

    As announced today, the Department of Defense plans to implement several base closures and other efficiencies in its operations in Europe over the next eight years that will improve operations, eliminate excess infrastructure and reduce costs.

  • ACAP receives a new name, logo, philosophy: Soldier for Life-Transition Assistance Program

    Jan 7, 2015

    ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Rock Island, Illinois -- (Jan. 7, 2015) Along with all the changes the Army is going through these days, the ACAP is also undergoing a rebranding to include: a name change, from Army Career and Alumni Program to Soldier for Life-Transition Assistance Program; a new Soldier for Life logo; and a new philosophy that is the driver for many other changes.

  • Legislation changes UCMJ for victims of sexual assault

    Jan 7, 2015

    The fiscal year 2015 National Defense Authorization Act, signed into law last month, significantly changes the Uniform Code of Military Justice in cases pertaining to rape and sexual assault.

  • New Year's slim-down resolution achieved with team support

    Jan 7, 2015

    With some help from friends, Veronica Crute completed her 2014 New Year's resolution to lose 62 pounds and she now has another resolution for 2015 -- to lose 50 more.

  • Odierno outlines priorities for new SMA

    Jan 7, 2015

    Priorities for the new sergeant major of the Army include working on eliminating sexual assault in the Army, and focusing on home station training and readiness, said Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno.

  • Fort Knox conducts community listening as Army plans for cutbacks

    Jan 7, 2015

    Representatives from local and Kentucky state governments as well as local community leaders, educators, and citizens, gathered before representatives of the Headquarters Department of the Army to layout their concerns for any further reductions and cutbacks at Fort Knox that might occur as the Army prepares to downsize. They also provided ideas, facts and possible plans for the Army to save money by utilizing more of the installation.

  • Remembering the fallen: How a Soldier's life brings a community together

    Jan 7, 2015

    "Their children are all of our children, their loved ones are all of ours and it's our responsibility as a community and as a nation to remember."- Theresa Johnson

  • 2014 Was a Year of Transition and Drawdown for USFOR-A

    Jan 6, 2015

    With the start of Resolute Support, and the continuing drawdown of U.S. troops in Afghanistan, 2015 will be a period of accelerating change for U.S. Forces Afghanistan. This year will be challenging, but the transition has been relatively smooth due to the already successful retrograde operations accomplished in 2014.

  • Army releases RFP for competitive radio marketplace

    Jan 6, 2015

    The U.S. Army has released request for proposals, or RFPs, to procure additional rifleman radios using full and open competition.

  • AER now accepting scholarship applications

    Jan 6, 2015

    Army Emergency Relief has begun accepting applications for next year's scholarships and the application period will remain open through May 1.

  • How to report a crime to Army CID

    Dec 30, 2014

    Special Agents with the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command want to remind Soldiers, civilians, and family members about how they can report a crime 24/7 to Army Criminal Investigation Command.

  • Sustainment troops open full-service post office in Liberia

    Dec 24, 2014

    As of Dec. 22, 2014, Soldiers deployed to Monrovia, Liberia, in support of Operation United Assistance were able to buy flat rate boxes, apply postage and send their own care packages back home to their family and friends in the U.S.

  • JBM-HH readies joint tax center for 2015

    Dec 24, 2014

    Tax season is right around the corner, and come January, service members, retirees and their families will be able to use the services of the installation's new consolidated joint tax center on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall.

  • A unique sacrifice

    Dec 24, 2014

    Whenever people talk about deployments, the list of the sacrifices that are made by both the service member and their families left behind, are usually lengthy but similar. Occasionally, you will meet someone like Lt. Col. Shmuel Felzenberg. Although you will almost never hear him talk about it, he too has a lengthy list, but his is a little different.

  • U.S. Army news, information about Army's response to Ebola threat

    Dec 23, 2014

    U.S. Army news, information about Army's response to Ebola threat

  • TRADOC bids farewell as Dailey departs to be new SMA

    Dec 23, 2014

    Command Sgt. Maj. Daniel A. Dailey, outgoing senior enlisted adviser for U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, was honored for his service and dedication during a sunset retreat ceremony at TRADOC Headquarters at Fort Eustis, Virginia, Dec. 19, 2014.

  • Soldiers celebrating holidays while keeping global vigil

    Dec 23, 2014

    Soldiers in America and those serving in far-flung places around the world -- many in harm's way -- are celebrating the holidays in various ways.

  • Sexual Harassment, Assault: See It! Report It! Stop It!

    Dec 23, 2014

    Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination and a violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. According to Army's policy on sexual harassment, it violates acceptable standards of integrity and conduct required of all Army personnel - military and civilian.

  • Army adds 188th Streamer to Army Flag

    Dec 23, 2014

  • Mobile app to diagnose head injuries scores FDA clearance

    Dec 22, 2014

    The new Defense Automated Neurobehavioral Assessment is a mobile phone-based application designed to help medical providers identify cases of traumatic brain injury in almost any setting, which may help clinicians diagnose a patient in as little as five minutes.

  • Drawdown impacting communities significantly, environment not impacted

    Dec 22, 2014

    The drawdown is and will continue to impact many communities across America and in turn, communities have an impact on the drawdown as well, according to a recent report.

  • Army Statement on Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl Investigation

    Dec 22, 2014

    WASHINGTON (Dec. 22, 2014) -- After a thorough investigation and a comprehensive legal review, the investigation concerning Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl has been forwarded to a General Courts Martial Convening Authority, Gen. Mark Milley, Commanding General of Forces Command.

  • Army Electronic Proving Ground Commander briefs Arizona Members of Congress

    Dec 22, 2014

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. - Col. Ray Compton, commander, U.S. Army Electronic Proving Ground, briefs Senators John McCain (left) and Jeff Flake (center) with Representative-elect Martha McSally (right), while Maj. Gen. Robert Ashley, commander, U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence looks on at the Fort Huachuca's Libby Army Air Field on Dec. 18. Compton explained that the Army is able to test sophisticated intelligence systems at Fort Huachuca because of the unique synergy of the units based there, which allows earlier Soldier involvement in test and creates training opportunities for those involved. The Army Electronic Proving Ground is the designated developmental tester for Army command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance (C4ISR) systems.

  • Soldiers to get one-percent pay raise in New Year

    Dec 22, 2014

    Most Soldiers will receive a one-percent increase in basic pay in January along with a 2.9-percent increase in their basic allowance for subsistence.

  • Unified Data: Mission Command information to those who need it

    Dec 22, 2014

    Unified Data is a suite of technologies that will combine data from across echelons into one, authoritative server at brigade and above for all of the warfighting function capabilities.

  • Social network safety: How to protect your identity online

    Dec 15, 2014

    As a result of recent world events and a continual effort to protect the force, special agents with the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command's Computer Crime Investigative Unit, are strongly recommending that anyone affiliated with the U.S. military, review their social media accounts to make sure they are using the best security settings to protect their online profiles.

  • Soldier uniforms may one day detect, neutralize biological threats

    Dec 15, 2014

    Scientists at the Army Research Laboratory have developed and are producing in small batches synthetic peptides they believe will serve as great replacements for animal-grown antibodies currently used to detect biological hazards.

  • Australian Army visits CERDEC in preparation for NIE 17.1

    Dec 15, 2014

    The Australian Army G6 visited the U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center, Dec. 9, as part of initial coordination efforts leading up to his military's participation in the Network Integration Evaluation. The visit is a continuation of a broader collaboration between the Australian Defense forces and the U.S. Army to improve interoperability during multi-national coalition operations.

  • Why I Serve: Signal Soldier continues legacy of service

    Dec 12, 2014

    CAMP BUEHRING, Kuwait -- With a proud heritage of military service and the influence of growing up in a strong military community, it seemed inevitable Spc. Dana Spurgeon-Moore would serve her nation as a member of the military.

  • G-6 CIO/Information Technology

    Dec 12, 2014

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  • SHARP app puts help in Soldiers' hands

    Dec 12, 2014

    FORT BENNING -- A new Sexual Harassment and Assault Response and Prevention (SHARP) "WeCare" app was developed for the Army. The app supplies users with hotline numbers, links and manuals to aid in seeking support during a difficult time, whether it is a suicidal situation or case of sexual assault.

  • CSA makes first visit to Huachuca, learns of post's unique capabilities

    Dec 11, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona, leadership hosted Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Ray Odierno for his first-ever visit to the southwest desert post, Dec. 8-9, 2014, highlighting the unique capabilities found at the post, which support the new Army Operating Concept, leader development and the future of the Army.

  • Looking for career progression? Join the Civilian Expeditionary Workforce

    Dec 11, 2014

    SAN ANTONIO (Dec. 7, 2014) -- With critical installation management vacancies in deployed locations open now, U.S. Army Installation Management Command employees have additional career development opportunities at their fingertips.

  • New allotment rule protects troops from lending scams

    Dec 4, 2014

    Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has directed a policy change in new paycheck allotments to prevent unscrupulous commercial lenders from taking advantage of troops and their families, Pentagon officials said, Nov. 21, 2014.

  • Take charge of your online identity

    Dec 4, 2014

    I encourage you to review your own social media accounts and ask that your family members do the same. Personal security and operational security go hand in hand; they are vital to our workforce and nation's security and it is everyone's responsibility to practice OPSEC.

  • Network upgrade coming in 2015

    Dec 4, 2014

    The Department of the Army, in partnership with the Defense Information Security Agency, is focusing efforts to provide a single, secure, standards-based network across the Department of Defense. The 7th Signal Command and the 106th Signal Brigade will spearhead this effort at Anniston Army Depot beginning in the first quarter of 2015.

  • Army's mobile satellite network enables rapid fire missions

    Dec 2, 2014

    During the latest test of the Army's mobile tactical communications network, Warfighter Information Network-Tactical Increment 2, a field artillery battalion used the Soldier Network Extension to extend the range of their fire support operations to the tactical edge and significantly cut the length of time it takes to process their fires missions.

  • CECOM workforce targeted during cyber security exercise

    Dec 2, 2014

    Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland- -The U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command (CECOM) conducted a no-notice cyber security exercise known as "Cyber Shield II" October 21st and 22nd 2014 to evaluate the command's response and engagement capabilities during potential cyber attacks.

  • 'Open season' shopping for federal employee health care could result in savings

    Dec 1, 2014

    Many federal employees say they're happy with their health insurance and are not planning to shop around for other plans. That would be a mistake, said Federal Employees Health Benefits expert Walton Francis, who is also an economist. He estimated that some 50 percent of FEHB enrollees could save around $2,000 a year by choosing a plan with lower premiums and out-of-pocket costs.

  • How to make most of doctor's appointment

    Dec 1, 2014

    For some patients, going to the doctor results in getting the "white coat syndrome," in which blood pressure and heart rates go up just from being in a clinical setting. Likewise, many patients can find themselves being less self-advocating than they might normally be, especially if they don't quite understand everything the doctor is saying.

  • Army Cyber branch offers Soldiers new challenges, opportunities

    Nov 24, 2014

    Soldiers who want to defend the nation in cyberspace, as part of the Army's newest and most technologically advanced career field, now have an Army branch to join that will take its place alongside infantry, artillery and the other Army combat arms branches.

  • Cyber Center of Excellence CG shares vision at town hall

    Nov 7, 2014

    Service members and federal employees filled the hall to hear the commanding general's vision for the installation and updates on the transformation to the Cyber CoE. Fogarty opened with a reminder that although the main focus appears to be on cyber, signal remains a crucial component. He asked the audience -- many of whom were signal Soldiers -- to keep an open mind, adding it's not a replacement of the Signal Corps, but instead an integration.

  • Camp Roberts conducts Satellite Earth Terminal Station Complex ground-breaking

    Nov 7, 2014

    Leaders of the 514th Signal Company hosted a ground-breaking ceremony at the Camp Roberts Satellite Communications Station Oct. 30.

  • Expo highlights new, emerging technology

    Nov 5, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - The U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center (ECBC) and the Federal Direct Access Expositions (FDAE) co-hosted the Fall Technology Expo at APG North (Aberdeen) recreation center Oct. 22.

  • 1st Armored Division Stryker brigade trains on Army's mobile network

    Nov 5, 2014

    To increase unit versatility and operational flexibility across the force, the Army is working to bring modernized mission command network capability to all formations and echelons, including Stryker units, which are now receiving the service's mobile tactical communications network backbone -- Warfighter Information Network-Tactical (WIN-T) Increment 2.

  • A Bucket Instead of a Rag: The Simple Trick to Transfer Experience

    Oct 9, 2014

    In my position as the aviation director within the U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center, I have had the incredible opportunity to speak with leaders and Soldiers within many of our combat aviation brigades.

  • Start spreading the news -- Program allows Soldiers to share their accomplishments

    Oct 9, 2014

    Fort Jackson Soldiers are telling their Army stories with the help of the Joint Hometown News Service Program. The program allows Soldiers to fill out a form with basic information about their accomplishments, which is then forwarded to news organizations in their hometowns.