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  • Fluorescent bulbs good for environment, if treated properly

    May 5, 2011

    The incandescent light bulb was invented, and marketed through his company General Electric, by Thomas Edison nearly 130 years ago. On Sept. 23, 2010, GE made the last incandescent light bulb in its factory.

  • New fiscal reality, same commitment to Soldiers, Families

    May 4, 2011

    ARLINGTON, Va. - A fundamentally different fiscal reality. We will be hearing some variation of that phrase from Army leaders for a long time to come. The Army's budget is smaller than it has been in previous years, and it will get smaller still. However, a different fiscal reality does not change the reality of what we owe to Soldiers and Families for their service and sacrifice. The Army's commitment to Soldiers and Families remains as strong as ever.

  • Presidio of Monterey Website Homepage

    Apr 29, 2011

  • Presidio of Monterey recognized during Army Communities of Excellence ceremony

    Apr 27, 2011

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - The Presidio of Monterey walked away with three Army-level awards during Army Communities of Excellence ceremony in San Antonio April 18.

  • Presidio of Monterey wins quality-of-life award

    Apr 12, 2011

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - The Presidio earned the Superior Quality of Life Award for a small unit or installation for successfully teaming with a local mass transportation company, Monterey Salinas Transit, under the Mass Transportation Benefit Program and the Transportation Incentive Program.

  • Message to DoD workforce on potential government shutdown

    Apr 7, 2011

    "The department remains hopeful that a government shutdown will be averted," said Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn III

  • Ceremony honors Presidio CFC participants

    Apr 7, 2011

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - Presidio workforce members who assisted during the 2010 Combined Federal Campaign at the Presidio of Monterey gathered for a recognition ceremony at Munakata Hall Auditorium here March 29.

  • Presidio kicks off Month of Military Child with parade

    Apr 4, 2011

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. -- Monterey Road Child Development Center staff, children, parents and volunteers participate in a parade April 1 to celebrate the Month of the Military Child.

  • Runners get dirty during Big Sur Mud Run 2011

    Mar 31, 2011

    SEASIDE, Calif. - More than 2,000 thrill seekers braved scattered rain showers and chilly weather to get down-and-dirty at the sixth annual presentation of the Big Sur Mud Run near Ord Military Community March 26. The course was filled with obstacles, four mud pits and screaming Marines.

  • Presidio of Monterey prepared for tsunamis, other disasters

    Mar 16, 2011

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - The Presidio is prepared to respond in the event another disaster, like the March 11 tsunami, hits California's central coast. Staff members train throughout the year on responding to natural events such as earthquakes, tsunamis and winter storms, as well as manmade events such as those related to terrorism,

  • Survivor Outreach Services: Supporting Survivors and honoring Soldiers

    Mar 7, 2011

    ARLINGTON, Va. -- I commanded the 3rd Infantry Division out of Fort Stewart, Ga., as part of the surge in Iraq in 2007-8.

  • Presidio remembers Alfie Khalil with building dedication

    Mar 7, 2011

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif., - Nearly 150 people turned out for the dedication of the Presidio of Monterey's new instructional building in memory of a longtime colleague Alfie Tawfik Khalil here March 4.

  • Service members tend pin at AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am

    Feb 17, 2011

    PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. - United States service members from the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center and members of the U.S. Coast Guard Station in Monterey participated during the weekend rounds of the nationally-televised AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am golf tournament by "tending" the pin at Pebble Beach's 15th hole.

  • PresidioAca,!a,,cs RCI project wins national honors, DPW employee recognized as Aca,!EoeUnsung HeroA

    Feb 16, 2011

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - The Presidio of MontereyAca,!a,,cs Residential Communities Initiative (RCI) project garnered top honors from the national Professional Housing Management Association. And the projectAca,!a,,cs deputy manager was recognized with the PHMAAca,!a,,cs Aca,!A"Unsung HeroAca,!A? award Jan. 21 in New Orleans.

  • Presidio Free Bus Service

    Feb 15, 2011

    Information regarding the Mass Transportation Benefit Program.

  • Valentines for deployed troops

    Feb 14, 2011

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - Children from Shoreline Church in Monterey wondered what they could do to boost the morale of deployed service members. What they came up with was 500 hand-crafted ValentineAca,!a,,cs cards.

  • OMC Thrift Shop wipes out bank account with one last donation

    Feb 11, 2011

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - On Feb. 10, former staff of the OMC Thrift Shop presented representatives of the Central Coast Veterans Cemetery Foundation with a check for $18,296.31. This last thrift shop donation will go toward a veterans' cemetery on the former Fort Ord.

  • Military Day at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am

    Feb 10, 2011

    PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. - Feb. 9 was Military Day at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am golf tournament. Active-duty services members were admitted free and had the opportunity to meet some celebrities who were participating in the 3M Celebrity Challenge, a five-hole event which benefited local charities.

  • Service members volunteer again for the AT&T Pro-Am

    Feb 7, 2011

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - A handful of service members from the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center spent the last few days volunteering on the courses for this week's AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am Golf Tournament, formerly named the Bing Crosby Clambake, which is Feb. 7 - 13.

  • Meet an Olympian at Presidio's Prayer Breakfast

    Feb 7, 2011

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - Sheila Taormina competed in her fourth Olympics in her third sport when she finished 19th in the pentathlon at the 2008 Beijing Summer Games.

  • Net Zero is 100 Percent Benefit

    Feb 2, 2011

    ARLINGTON, Va. -- The Army has a bold vision for managing natural resources on its installations: they will become net zero.

  • Presidio dining facilities cooking healthier meals

    Feb 1, 2011

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - An extensive phase-in of healthy changes in menus and food preparation is well under way at dining facilities here at the Presidio of Monterey.

  • Air Force performance group, 'Tops in Blue,' staging free show in Monterey Feb. 8

    Jan 27, 2011

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - The U.S. Air Force is pleased to announce that Tops in Blue, the U.S. Air Force's premier entertainment group, will perform locally in February. The event is scheduled for the Golden State Theatre at 417 Alvarado Street in Monterey from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Feb. 8.

  • Competition for Army's top marksmen set for March

    Jan 19, 2011

    The U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit, in conjunction with the Maneuver Center of Excellence and Fort Benning, will host the 2011 U.S. All-Army Small Arms Championships March 19-26. The competition is open to all Soldiers of any rank in the entire Army formation, including West Point and college ROTC cadets, Army Reservists and National Guardsmen. The All-Army Matches consist of Small Arms Firing Schools, Excellence-in-Competition Matches, rifle and pistol matches, and special combined-arms combat matches.

  • Presidio raises birthday salute to Martin Luther King Jr.

    Jan 12, 2011

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - Community members observed the birthday of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., in a memorial program at the Presidio of Monterey Jan. 11. The program included the screening of a documentary crafted from vintage 1950s and 1960s news footage related to KingAca,!a,,cs life and times and included KingAca,!a,,cs "I Have a Dream" speech in its entirety.

  • New year brings changes to Presidio shuttle bus service

    Jan 6, 2011

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - Routes and schedules were adjusted Jan. 4 for the Presidio of Monterey's "Bluebird" shuttle bus service serving students of the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center.

  • A vision for the future: Installation Management Community

    Jan 4, 2011

    ARLINGTON, Va. -- Like many others this time of year, I have been reflecting on the past 12 months and looking forward to the new year. In my professional capacity, I am focusing on the future of the Installation Management Community. Specifically, what should the Installation Management Community look like a year from now'

  • Volunteers prepare gift packages for the Winter Holidays

    Dec 28, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - Soldiers from the 229th Military Intelligence Battalion, Presidio of Monterey, join with the Military Order of the Purple Heart, Chapter 549, Monterey Bay, to spread some holiday spirit.

  • Presidio Health Clinic shines following $10 million renovation

    Dec 20, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - The Army Health Clinic at the Presidio of Monterey is Aca,!A"state of the artAca,!A? following an extensive renovation, say spokespersons for the ArmyAca,!a,,cs California Medical Detachment, which operates the facility.

  • 2010 Winter-break Exodus

    Dec 20, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - Defense Language Institute students vacated the Presidio of Monterey in large numbers this past weekend during the 2010 "Winter-break Exodus." Service members are shown here loading up to travel to the Monterey, San Jose and San Francisco airports. Classes are scheduled to resume Jan. 4, 2010.

  • Community fills need in children's stockings

    Dec 16, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - The Marines collected more than 2,200 toys during this year's local Toys for Tots drive.

  • Lt. Gen. Rick Lynch's Holiday Message

    Dec 15, 2010

    ARLINGTON, Va. -- Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to all! Sarah and I extend our warmest greetings to each one of you and your families. The holiday season is a special time for the Lynch household and is an occasion to spend extra time with family and friends, reflect on the past year, and anticipate the opportunities that lie ahead.

  • Presidio-MST Bus Schedule

    Dec 10, 2010

  • Spirit alive at West Point for Army-Navy Game

    Dec 10, 2010

    After a Spirit Dinner at the Cadet Mess, the Black Knights led the Corps of Cadets out of Washington Hall and onto Daly Field for a Spirit Rally and Bonfire Dec. 9. The game ball was handed to the captain of the West Point Marathon Team who led his teammates out of West Point for a more-than-170-mile run to Philadelphia.

  • Focus on Army Family is year 'round

    Dec 9, 2010

    Central to some of the concerns are the promises the Army has made to Families in the Army Family Covenant: promises to enhance Family strength, resilience and readiness and to provide an environment in which Family members can thrive. These promises are non-negotiable, and the Installation Management Community is charged with delivering on many of them, by providing Families with the right programs and services in the right place at the right time.

  • Monterey's Toys for Tots seeking cheerful holiday for needy kids

    Dec 9, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - As the holidays begins to draw near, you can be sure that your local Marine Corps Toys for Tots coordinator is already working on the this year's Toys for Tots campaign. Since 1947, Marines have been making Christmas wishes come true for needy children.

  • Defender 6 sends: Services delivered, promises kept

    Dec 6, 2010

    The Army made significant promises when it unveiled the Army Family Covenant in October 2007. With the covenant, the Army commits to providing Soldiers and Families a quality of life that acknowledges their service, sacrifice and dedication. Practically speaking, that means providing programs and services -- including Family programs, health care, housing, recreation, education and employment opportunities, and child, school and youth services -- that build Soldier and Family well-being, resilience and readiness. As the Commanding General of Installation Management Command and the Assistant Chief of Staff for Installation Management, I have the lead for executing the Army Family Covenant. That is a charge I take on wholeheartedly, delivering programs and services that help Soldiers and Families thrive.

  • Presidio Marines pleased with barracks renovation

    Dec 1, 2010

    Thanksgiving week was also moving week for some 65 members of the Presidio of Monterey Marine Corps Detachment who moved into Building 648, the most recent Presidio barracks to undergo extensive renovation.

  • Presidio leaders dish it out to DFAC patrons

    Nov 29, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - What was dished out was the Thanksgiving meal when, as part of military tradition, service leaders from the various military branches at the Presidio worked in shifts to serve some 800 patrons at the Combs and Belas dining facilities over the course of two hours.

  • Dec. 7 marks Aca,!Eoea date that will live in infamyAca,!a,,c

    Nov 29, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - The attack by Imperial Japanese naval forces on the U.S. Pacific Fleet at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, on Dec. 7, 1941, was the event that drew the United States into military participation in World War II. In a declaration of war less than 24 hours after the attack, an angry President Franklin D. Roosevelt famously referred to Dec. 7, 1941, as "a date that will live in infamy."

  • 80 boxes of groceries = 800 Thanksgiving meals

    Nov 24, 2010

    Members of the a local veteran's group got together with friends and family members to package and deliver the makings of complete Thanksgiving meals for needy recipients Nov. 23.

  • Silver Star awarded at Veterans Day Ceremony at Presidio

    Nov 18, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - Staff and faculty from the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center and the Presidio of Monterey community gathered in honor of Veterans Day and to witness a Silver Star Award presentation and wreath-laying ceremony conducted near the Berlin Wall Memorial here Nov. 10.

  • Darryl Worley playing free concert for military community on OMC Nov. 20

    Nov 17, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - Country singer Darryl Worley will share his love of country and those who defend it with a free concert for all members of the Monterey Military Community at Ord Military Community's General Stilwell Community Center 6 p.m. Nov. 20.

  • OMC Commissary now posts prices electronically

    Nov 16, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - Electronic display labels that show the prices of items shelved at the Ord Military Community Commissary will benefit the storeAca,!a,,cs customers, according to the storeAca,!a,,cs manager.

  • Presidio's AFAP delegates explore quality of life issues

    Nov 4, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - Approximately 70 delegates participated in an Armed Forces Action Plan conference held Oct. 27-28 at the Presidio of Monterey.

  • DLIFLC commandant gets special invitation to Japanese American Museum groundbreaking

    Nov 2, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - Retired Col. Thomas Sakamoto visited the Presidio of Monterey to invite Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center Commandant Col. Danial Pick to a Nov. 14 groundbreaking ceremony for a Japanese American Museum at the Presidio of San Francisco.

  • Presidio community participates in Halloween fun this weekend

    Oct 26, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - With a little planning, a safe and fun Halloween can be just around the corner.

  • Giving to charity during 2010 CFC season can mean helping Presidio community

    Oct 21, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. Aca,!A? The annual charity season began at the Presidio with a Combined Federal Campaign kick-off ceremony for key-leaders at the Tin Barn Oct. 19.

  • Presidio observes Hispanic Heritage and Accomplishments

    Oct 15, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. Aca,!A?National Hispanic Heritage Month was observed at the Presidio of Monterey on Oct. 12 at an assembly at the Tin Barn auditorium with students and faculty of the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center in attendance.

  • Presidio dining facility advances to finals of Connelly Award

    Oct 15, 2010

    Competition among contending Army dining facilities for the 2010 Philip A. Connelly Award for Excellence in Army Food Service grew keener Oct. 6 when the PresidioAca,!a,,cs Belas Hall Dining Facility hosted an evaluation team sent by the awardAca,!a,,cs sponsoring International Food Service Executives Association (IFSEA).

  • Presidio plans Oct. 12 Hispanic Heritage observance

    Sep 30, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. Aca,!A? National Hispanic Heritage Month, observed annually throughout the United States from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, will be celebrated at the PresidioAca,!a,,cs Tin Barn auditorium 4 p.m. Oct. 12.

  • Army observes National Depression Awareness Month

    Sep 30, 2010

    The Army marks National Depression Awareness Month in October, with a theme of "Depression is Treatable - Get Screened - Seek Care."

  • Presidio joins GFEBS financial data network

    Sep 28, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - Beginning Oct. 1 those who submit and approve purchase requests at the Presidio of Monterey and the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center will log on to a new system.

  • Army, major mortgage financers sign 'forbearance' agreement

    Sep 27, 2010

    The Army, Fannie Mae and several of the country's largest home financers signed a memorandum of commitment Sept. 27 at the Pentagon which will help Soldiers and their families who are in trouble with their mortgages.

  • Army Corps completes $28 million school building for Defense Language Institute

    Sep 21, 2010

    The Corps' Sacramento District has completed a $28 million school building for Defense Language Institute at the Presidio of Monterey. The energy-efficient building is one of three scheduled for Corps construction to accomodate the growing DLI.

  • Ord Thrift Shop closing Sept. 29

    Sep 17, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. Aca,!A? The Presidio of Monterey Thrift Shop at Ord Military Community is scheduled to close Sept. 29 following the death of its longtime manager.

  • Ord Thrift Shop Manager Carolyn Pryor dies at 82

    Sep 17, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. Aca,!A? Ord Military Community Thrift Shop Manager Carolyn Pryor died unexpectedly on July 18 at age 82. She had been part of the Fort Ord and Presidio of Monterey communities working at the shop located in Ord Military Community for more than 40 years.

  • Last of Presidio DPW's 'Stimulus-fund' projects near completion

    Sep 17, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. Aca,!A? The last of 23 construction, maintenance and clean-up projects paid for by an allocation of $7,358,343 obtained through provisions of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 are nearing completion at the Presidio of Monterey.

  • Taking the Customer Service Assessment will benefit Presidio of Monterey

    Sep 1, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. Aca,!A? Courteous customer service is something that can quickly change an individual's opinion and can often be more important than other factors in determining the overall satisfaction level associated with their experience. Presidio leadership want to know how they're doing.

  • Everyone is key to suicide prevention

    Sep 1, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. Aca,!A? The Army Health Promotion, Risk Reduction, Suicide Prevention Report for 2010, published June 29, is as candid as it is lengthy.

  • Putting energy front and center

    Aug 30, 2010

    ARLINGTON, Va. - In the past, energy has been a side conversation for the Army.

  • Presidio of Monterey child-care fees to standardize

    Aug 27, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - Beginning Oct. 1, most Presidio of Monterey families will see an increase in their child-care fees, while others will see a reduction and some will see no change in fees for school year 2010-2011. This is a result of a new Department of Defense policy.

  • Presidio's largest Army unit welcomes new commander

    Aug 26, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. Aca,!" Presidio of Monterey community members welcomed the new 229th Military Intelligence Battalion commander during a change of command ceremony on Soldier Field here recently.

  • Presidio celebrates Women's Equality Day

    Aug 25, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. Aca,!A? "Celebrating Women's Right to Vote" was the theme of the 2010 Women's Equality Day observance by the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center and Presidio of Monterey held Aug. 24.

  • Employees honored at Presidio Garrison quarterly presentation

    Aug 23, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - The Presidio's Garrison Awards Ceremony recognized the hard work, dedication and achievements of the garrison work force.

  • Presidio's ACS wins commendations in accreditation study

    Aug 16, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. Aca,!A? Army Community Service at the Presidio of Monterey has been recommended for full accreditation with commendations following a thorough inspection of its operations by its higher headquarters, the Installation Management Command.

  • Presidio of Monterey Soldiers race to finish, win Commander's Cup

    Aug 5, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - Cold weather did not stop the Presidio of Monterey Army running team from winning the Commander's Cup. The Army won with a combined first-place win by the Army's female running team and a dramatic second-place finish by the Army's male running team here Aug. 4.

  • Community Outreach: Keeping the promise together

    Jul 29, 2010

    ARLINGTON, Va. - Our Soldiers have been steadfast in their service to the nation during the past nine years of conflict.

  • Potholing around Presidio of Monterey

    Jul 28, 2010

    The Presidio of Monterey community will see contractors along Pvt. Bolio Street and Kit Carson Road throughout the summer potholing to find utility, sewer and water lines for the new general instruction buildings here.

  • Draft Environmental Assessment for Public Comment

    Jul 27, 2010

  • Motorcycle safety is everyone's concern

    Jul 23, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - Motorcycle riders and drivers of other types of vehicles have safety responsibilities.

  • 'Well-being of our employees is what it's all about,' says safety trainer

    Jul 23, 2010

    Quarterly classes in occupational safety and health were conducted July 22 at the Presidio of Monterey.

  • Army Family Action Plan General Officer Steering Committee resolves 27 quality-of-life Issues

    Jul 22, 2010

    ARLINGTON, Va. - I have always said you can either read history or make it.

  • Army Chief of Staff awards POM Legal Assistance for excellence

    Jul 21, 2010

    The Army Chief of Staff has awarded the Excellence Award in Legal Assistance for fiscal year 2009 to the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center and Presidio of Monterey Staff Judge Advocate Office.

  • Presidio of Monterey adds parking

    Jul 20, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - The Presidio of Monterey community is will gain 65 additional parking spaces this week. The Alfie Khalil Geberal Instruction Building parking lot will open prior to the GIB's official opening next month.

  • Presidio of Monterey service members donate blood

    Jul 15, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - Presidio of Monterey service members donated blood at the Price Fitness Center, here July 14. The blood was given to Community Hospital of Monterey Peninsula (CHOMP) Blood Center. CHOMP Blood Center supervisor Sharon Paddock said POM service members gave 12% of the center's total donations last year.

  • iWatch promotes community awareness

    Jul 15, 2010

    With August recognized as Antiterrorism Awareness Month, the Army is promoting a campaign encouraging and training communities to become extensions of the service's overall force protection plan.

  • Check out Presidio's Exceptional Family Member Program

    Jul 9, 2010

    The Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) is part of the Army's commitment through its Army Family Covenant (AFC) to improve the quality-of-life for Soldiers and Family Members.

  • Monterey military march in Seaside Independence Day parade

    Jul 4, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - Presidio of Monterey Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines participate in the 61st annual Seaside Independence Day parade at Seaside, Calif. July 4.

  • Presidio of Monterey Soldiers become combatives instructors

    Jul 2, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. Aca,!" The Presidio of Monterey has 25 new Modern Army Combatives Program Level I instructors after they certified inside the Price Fitness Center June 12.

  • POM community celebrates Military Spouse Appreciation Day

    Jul 2, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. Aca,!A? Presidio of Monterey community members celebrated Military Spouse Appreciation Day with cake, cup cakes and roses at Army Community Service on Ord Military Community May 7.

  • Korean army major general visits Monterey

    Jul 2, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - Combined Forces Command, Republic of Korea, Korean Army Maj. Gen. Yoon Hak-soo and his U.S. counterpart, Brig. Gen. Mark Perrin, met with Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center students and faculty at the Korean school, Munakata Hall, here July 1. Among the topics discussed were relations between American and Korean service members.

  • More than 500 from retirement community attend Presidio's Retiree Appreciation Day

    Jun 30, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. Aca,!" The U.S. Open at nearby Pebble Beach could not prevent the attendance of over 500 to Retiree Appreciation Day at the General Stilwell Community Center on Ord Military Community June 19.

  • Why is there so much month left at the end of the money' Maybe AER can help

    Jun 29, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - Help with out-of-control household budgets is one of the services of Army Emergency Relief. Extending quick cash loans in time of need is another.

  • Local residents tour former Fort Ord

    Jun 29, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - More than 100 central California residents joined the Fort Ord Base Realignment and Closure staff on free bus tours and an open house at Ord Military Community June 26.

  • Presidio community encouraged to celebrate July 4th without fireworks

    Jun 29, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - While service members and civilians are encouraged to celebrate and enjoy their Fourth of July holiday this weekend, they are encouraged to do so without fireworks.

  • Exceptional Family Member Program: Fulfilling the promise to all Family members

    Jun 28, 2010

    ARLINGTON, Va. - Army Families deal with unique challenges associated with military life, especially when it comes to relocation.

  • Presidio of Monterey community partake in Hawaiian-style party

    Jun 25, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - Presidio of Monterey community members attended a luau at the Hobson Center here June 18. The event was sponsored by the POM Better Opportunities for Single Service members organization.

  • Commissary produce manager wins industry recognition

    Jun 25, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - Juronald Williams, a 24-year employee of the Ord Military Community Commisssary, is one of 25 winners of the 2010 Award of Excellence presented by the grocery industry's United Fresh Foundation.

  • Commentary: Army Family Action Plan, a process for improving quality of life

    Jun 17, 2010

    As the Assistant Chief of Staff for Installation Management, one of the most important duties I have is overseeing the Army Family Action Plan process.

  • Soldiers first to graduate from language detachments

    Jun 16, 2010

    More than 370 Soldiers graduated June 11 from new language courses meant to prepare them for Afghanistan.

  • Presidio of Monterey Soldiers admire artwork, support from Miami high school students

    Jun 16, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - High-school students from the opposite side of the country showed gratitude and support for Soldiers in the form of artwork and letters June 11.

  • Soldiers graduate from Afghan language, culture program

    Jun 15, 2010

    Nearly 300 Fort Carson Soldiers graduated from a seven week Dari and Pashto language class June 11, in advance of their deployment to Afghanistan where they will be expected to help their battalion commanders better interact with the local population.

  • Presidio of Monterey leadership honors volunteers with recognition ceremony

    Jun 11, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - Volunteers from the Presidio of Monterey community were honored with a ceremony in the General Stilwell Center, Ord Military Community, June 10.

  • 229th Military Intelligence celebrates Army's 235th birthday

    Jun 7, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - More than 450 Presidio of Monterey community members and guests helped the 229th Military Intelligence Battalion celebrate the Army's 235th birthday with a ball at Seaside, Calif., June 5.

  • Presidio of Monterey community honors Asian, Pacific Islanders

    Jun 2, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - Presidio of Monterey military and civilian members were in attendance during the Asian American and Pacific Islander heritage event at the Tin Barn May 26.

  • Presidio of Monterey community members learn from Safety Day

    Jun 1, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - Safety Day came to the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center and the Presidio of Monterey May 28 with live demonstrations and interactive events for military and civilians to learn from as a part of Safety Awareness Month.

  • Sponsorship: Start Strong to Be Strong

    Jun 1, 2010

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - I have moved many times in my career, within the United States and overseas. I have deployed several times, leaving my wife to pull double duty at home.

  • Presidio of Monterey community rededicates cemetery as hallowed ground

    May 29, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. -- "And they who for their country die shall fill an honored grave, for glory lights the soldier's tomb, and beauty weeps the brave." This quote by early American poet Joseph Drake captures the meaning behind the rededication of the Presidio of Monterey Cemetery May 29.

  • Presidio salutes America's fallen in Memorial Day observance

    May 28, 2010

    Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine units participated in a Memorial Day observance at the Presidio of Monterey.

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