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  • New Army network gets final check-out on way to field

    Jan 22, 2013

    As Soldiers prepare to deploy with the Army's new tactical communications network later this year, Army engineers are stretching the equipment to its limits to ensure it can support complex, on-the-move operations and extend the range of communications to the farthest edges of the battlefield.

  • Top Army environment official visits Fort Huachuca, tours net-zero school

    Jan 18, 2013

    Katherine Hammack, assistant secretary of the Army for Installations, Energy and Environment, visited Fort Huachuca, Ariz., Jan. 15, 2013, to gather information regarding the SunZia power lines that will span across Fort Huachuca, Fort Bliss, Texas, and White Sands Missile Range, N.M.

  • CECOM commander visits Information Systems Engineering Command

    Jan 18, 2013

    The commanding general of the Communications-Electronics Command paid a visit to Fort Huachuca January 9 through 11 to get a close look at what the U.S. Army Information Systems Engineering Command, a subordinate command of CECOM, does in support of the Warfighter and to meet with the command's workforce

  • Foreign Language Labs Build Partnership Capacity

    Jan 18, 2013

    Tobyhanna Army Depot: Highly skilled Tobyhanna Army Depot specialists trek through some of the globe's most extreme environments to provide the means for allied forces to learn the English language. Enduring challenging working conditions in places like Burundi, Mozambique, Sri Lanka and Vietnam, these expeditionary volunteers install labs that overcome the language barrier so foreign military can work effectively with U.S. forces abroad.

  • Time running out to register for Small Arms Championships

    Jan 14, 2013

    Only 50 slots remain open for the 2013 U.S. Army Small Arms Championships to be held from Jan. 28 to Feb. 8, 2013.

  • Chief of staff champions Army's role in Asia Pacific shift

    Jan 14, 2013

    The U.S. Army chief of staff said American Soldiers will play a major role in the U.S. military's shift to the Pacific, during a visit to the region, Jan. 10-11, 2013.

  • Busy flu season is on the way

    Jan 14, 2013

    U.S. sees one of the worst flu seasons in history, Europe not far behind

  • The secret to losing weight is avoiding fads

    Jan 14, 2013

    Diet pills and fad diets can cause more harm than good.

  • Army Special Forces Underwater Operations School makes its mark on Key West

    Jan 14, 2013

    The U.S. Army Special Forces Underwater Operations School is well-known throughout the military community. However, when tourists and residents flew over Key West, Fla., and saw the school's 50-foot free ascent dive tower on a Naval base, many thought it belonged to the U.S. Navy. That changed on Dec. 7, 2012 when the school hosted a ceremony unveiling the tower's new ink which reads "U.S. ARMY SPECIAL FORCES" on the roof and displays the Army's Special Operations Combat Diver Badge and Green Beret around the sides of the building, making their presence known.

  • Fatal Army accidents down in first quarter of 2013

    Jan 14, 2013

    The U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center recently released accident statistics for the first quarter of fiscal year 2013, and the data show a continued overall decline in both on- and off-duty accidental deaths.

  • Army lays out Network path ahead at industry day

    Jan 11, 2013

    Facing both new missions and fiscal constraints, the Army will use the Network Integration Evaluations to respond to emerging requirements, make smarter acquisition decisions and keep pace with technological change, Army senior leaders told industry partners this week.

  • Army Marksmanship Unit expands to include Wounded Warriors

    Jan 10, 2013

    The Army recently announced the expansion of the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit to include 24 Wounded Warriors as members of its new Paralympic and Instructor sections.

  • LEAP award winners lauded at Pentagon ceremony

    Jan 10, 2013

    For the fifth year now, practitioners of Lean Six Sigma were recognized, Jan. 10, 2013, for streamlining Army business processes that help save the Army money.

  • TRADOC sees role of Army aviation growing while force downsizes

    Jan 10, 2013

    With a smaller, leaner force in the future, aviation will play a bigger and more significant role than it has over the last decade, said the Army's Training and Doctrine commander.

  • Single Interface to Field upgrades improve support to training, deploying Soldiers

    Jan 10, 2013

    A new version of the Army's Single Interface to the Field virtual portal was recently released, giving Soldiers greater flexibility and easier access to mission-essential logistics, training and fielding information.

  • Obama announces nominees for next Defense Secretary, CIA Director

    Jan 9, 2013

    President Barack Obama announced his nominations to serve as the next leaders of the Defense Department and Central Intelligence Agency, Jan. 7, 2013, in Washington.

  • GHS to bring changes to labeling, classification of hazardous chemicals

    Jan 9, 2013

    Soldiers and civilians who handle hazardous chemicals as part of their job will soon begin training for changes coming to the labeling and classification of chemicals in the workplace.

  • Army Under Secretary promotes former Military Assistant

    Jan 9, 2013

    Under Secretary of the Army Joseph W. Westphal promotes Lt. Col. H. Clay Lyle, former Military Assistant (Operations) to the Under Secretary of the Army, 8 Jan. 2013, Washington, D.C. Lyle currently serves as the Executive Officer for the Director, Force Development, Deputy Chief of Staff, Army G-8. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Bernardo Fuller)

  • Nanosatellites use ground sensors to protect troops on the ground

    Jan 9, 2013

    Satellites, sensors used to protect troops

  • Increase in Social Security withholding will little affect Soldier pay

    Jan 9, 2013

    This year, Soldiers and most civilians will see an increase in the amount of their pay withheld for Social Security. The withholding has increased from 4.2 percent to 6.2 percent.

  • Higher Ground

    Jan 8, 2013

    Members of the 297th Military Intelligence Battalion, 513th MI Brigade, contribute to the fight in support of Operation Enduring Freedom by aiding the scouts and sentries as the eyes of the battlefield.

  • Intelligence center develops Biometrically Enabled Intelligence to support warfighter

    Jan 8, 2013

    With high-tech gadgets that scan a person's iris and take fingerprints, the National Ground Intelligence Center uses forensic science, known as Biometrically Enabled Intelligence, to support the warfighter.

  • New range system passes test

    Jan 8, 2013

    A new Location of Miss and Hit (LOMAH) electronic shot detection and location system recently passed its Government Acceptance Test (GAT).

  • Computer detectives hunt hackers, deliver digital justice

    Jan 8, 2013

    The U.S. Army CID's Computer Crimes Investigative Unit is turning the tables on would-be predators online to where the hunters now have become the hunted.

  • eCYBERMISSION program registers a strong year in STEM outreach

    Jan 7, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- The U.S. Army's eCYBERMISSION program reported a record year in 2012 for science, technology, engineering and mathematics outreach, officials announced.

  • Thankful for Motorcycle Safety Training

    Jan 7, 2013

    After several months of pleading and negotiating, I finally convinced my wife to let me purchase the motorcycle of my dreams. We had just become debt free - and she wanted to stay that way - so there were two promises I made in order for her to feel comfortable with our decision. First, I had to purchase the motorcycle outright so we weren't saddled with a monthly payment. Second, I had to attend a motorcycle safety training course.

  • Army issues Sources Sought Notice to support NIE 14.1

    Jan 7, 2013

    The Army announced that it is seeking interested industry and government sources with mature solutions to enhance existing network systems capabilities to participate in the Network Integration Evaluation 14.1 event, scheduled to take place in October/November 2013, at Fort Bliss, Texas, and White Sands Missile Range, N.M.

  • Army Safety - How Did We Do? Fiscal 2012 End-Of-Year Review

    Jan 7, 2013

    As an Army, we're getting better all the time at safety. I feel confident making that statement given final numbers from fiscal 2012: With 162 accidental fatalities, it was our third-safest year on record and our best since combat operations began more than 11 years ago.

  • Motorcycle Personal Protective Equipment Lessons Severity of Accident

    Jan 7, 2013

    I began riding motorcycles at 8 years old when my father bought me a little Honda dirt bike. More than 35 years later, I still love the freedom and thrill of riding. I have always considered myself a skilled rider; but before I could register my bike on post, I had to complete the Motorcycle Safety Foundation's Basic RiderCourse. While I didn't think the course would teach me much or improve my riding skills, I went into it with an open mind. To my surprise, I actually learned something, especially regarding personal protective equipment. That training likely lessened the severity of the accident I thought would never happen to me.

  • Ergonomics That Work

    Jan 7, 2013

    Ergonomics is the applied science of equipment design in the workplace to reduce fatigue and discomfort and increase productivity. Cumulative trauma disorders, repetitive stress injuries and work-related musculoskeletal disorders are synonymous terms. All relate to musculoskeletal and nervous system injuries caused by repetitive tasks, forceful exertions, vibrations, compression (pressing against hard surfaces) and/or sustained awkward positions.

  • The Army's "Face to the World"

    Jan 7, 2013

    The Foreign Military Sales program is the U.S. government's program for transferring defense articles, services and training to other sovereign nations and international organizations.

  • Community leaders learn how Army takes care of families

    Jan 5, 2013

    Army garrison leaders from multiple installations reached out to dozens of educators, business executives and community leaders from across the country during U.S. Army All-American Bowl week activities to show how the Army creates a home for Soldiers and their families.

  • Fort Report New Dining Facility Opens

    Jan 4, 2013

    In this Fort Report, a new dining facility is opened on Fort Huachuca, Arizona that improves service to Servicemembers and will save the U.S. Army money.

  • Microstructures fold under a beam of light to make useful 3-D devices

    Jan 3, 2013

    A U.S. Army Research Laboratory electrical engineer and a visiting research student from Johns Hopkins University in Maryland were interested in forming useful three dimensional structures similar to origami art. It led them to a scientific method to control folding pathways and enable sequential folding on a millimeter scale that works using a low-intensity laser beam.

  • Military Intelligence --this week in history. 7 January 1991

    Jan 3, 2013

    Kuwaiti Civilians Trained in Basic Combat Skills in Operation DESERT OWL 7 January 1991

  • The secret to losing weight

    Jan 2, 2013

  • 'Everyone has to leave the Army some time': ACAP helps

    Jan 2, 2013

    Just as a young Soldier goes through boot camp to acclimate to military life, it would seem to make sense that, in some way, the process be done in reverse for optimal reacclimation into civilian life. But until recently, Soldiers were only required to take one class to process out of the Army -- even though the Army Career and Alumni Program already offered a multitude of beneficial services and information to make transitioning easier. Tami Culbreath, ACAP transition services manager at Fort Polk, said many Soldiers didn't take advantage of what ACAP had to offer. "They opted out of the services because they didn't understand what ACAP was or what the program could do for them," said Culbreath.

  • Folic acid--essential for a healthy baby

    Jan 2, 2013

  • 'The Admiral' oversees Army All-American Bowl West team practice

    Jan 1, 2013

    NBA All-Star Hall of Fame player David "The Admiral" Robinson stopped by to watch U.S. Army All-American players practice in San Antonio.

  • USAAA - 2012's Best Places to Work

    Dec 31, 2012

    USAAA ranked among the best places to work in the federal government for the past three consecutive years.

  • IMCOM strives to better prepare Soldiers, families

    Dec 31, 2012

    In response to the president's and U.S. Army's emphasis on a career-ready military, U.S. Army Installation Management Command is highlighting job fairs, expanding its transition services and keenly focusing on identifying employment opportunities within the command, as well as business and industry.

  • Disabled veterans prove to be more than just able employees

    Dec 31, 2012

    An operations and intelligence noncommissioned officer, Sgt. 1st Class Scott Barkalow, was part of a mounted patrol in Eastern Afghanistan in February 2003 when his vehicle was hit by an improvised explosive device.

  • U.S. Army All-American Bowl week kicks off with Player Welcome Dinner

    Dec 30, 2012

    Brig. Gen. Henry L. Huntley, deputy commander, U.S. Army Recruiting Command, speaks at the Player Welcome Dinner in San Antonio, Texas.

  • Injured contractor receives medal

    Dec 29, 2012

    The last thing any service member or civilian sets out to do in a combat zone is receive battle related injuries. Unfortunately though, injuries do occur for service members and civilians alike. In lieu of the Purple Heart Medal, civilian contractor Jeffrey Creaser was awarded the Secretary of Defense Medal for the Defense of Freedom at Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan, Dec. 28.

  • Troops prepare to support presidential inauguration events

    Dec 28, 2012

    The Joint Task Force -- National Capital Region announced military participation for the 57th Presidential Inaugural Parade following President-elect Barack Obama's second swearing-in ceremony and inaugural address, scheduled for Jan. 21, 2013.

  • AER scholarships available for families of Soldiers

    Dec 28, 2012

    Army Emergency Relief scholarships for the academic year 2013-2014 will be available starting, Jan. 2, 2013, for spouses and children of Soldiers, retired Soldiers and reserve-component Soldiers on Title 10 orders. The application deadline is May 1, 2013.

  • Casey: 'We are still a country at war'

    Dec 27, 2012

    Retired Gen. George W. Casey, the 36th chief of staff of the Army, was the guest speaker for the start of the 704th Military Intelligence Brigade's winter Family Readiness Group Leadership Training, Dec. 12, 2012, at Fort Meade, Md.

  • Parents cautioned about children swallowing coin-sized batteries

    Dec 26, 2012

    More than 5,000 children in the United States annually swallow or insert button cell batteries into their nose or ears.

  • Soldiers redeploy to Fort Huachuca in time for holidays

    Dec 21, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - The doors to Hangar 3 at Libby Army Airfield lay open allowing the large, American flag hanging from the ceiling to wave freely in the breeze. Soldiers and community figures alike wait patiently while staring off into the horizon. They catch a glimpse of a plane getting closer as it nears the staging area and know that the time has finally come for their colleagues, loved ones and friends to return home.

  • Corps to recycle Christmas trees for fish cover

    Dec 21, 2012

    Christmas trees don't have to go to the trash after Christmas. In fact, all those trees on display in homes and businesses across the area can be put to good use. After the holidays, complete your gift giving by donating your tree to the fish in Greers Ferry Lake.

  • "Sounds of Season" bring holiday cheer

    Dec 21, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - The United States Military Intelligence Corps Band brought "Sounds of the Season" to life during a performance at Buena High School on Dec. 12.

  • Army applies NIE lessons to integrating network equipment

    Dec 20, 2012

    The Army is applying integration lessons learned from completed Network Integration Evaluations as it continues production of networked vehicles to support fielding efforts to 10th Mountain Division (LI).

  • Deployment, redeployment top 2012 activities for 470th MI Brigade

    Dec 20, 2012

    The 470th Military Intelligence Brigade opened 2012 with one of its battalions already deployed to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom and another battalion preparing for a similar mission.

  • IMCOM strives to better prepare Soldiers, families

    Dec 18, 2012

    Programs look to connect transitioning Soldiers and families with employers.

  • Army NCO of Year champions higher education

    Dec 18, 2012

    Staff Sgt. Matthew Senna, the U.S. Army's Noncommissioned Officer of the Year for 2012, attributes higher education to his success within the Army.

  • Ask the Dietitian: December 2012

    Dec 18, 2012

    It's common this time of year to be concerned about staying on track with your health and fitness goals. During the holiday season, more than ever, we tend to be surrounded by the temptation to eat more and exercise less, which, as we all know, is the textbook recipe for weight gain.

  • Preparation key to preventing basketball injuries

    Dec 17, 2012

    Winter means more than the arrival of cold weather; it's also the height of basketball fans' favorite time of year.

  • WRF-based Weather Running Estimate -- Nowcast Tool for Army Applications

    Dec 17, 2012

    The U.S. Army Research Laboratory, Computational and Information Sciences Directorate, Atmospheric Modeling Applications Branch located at White Sands Missile Range, N.M., is developing a Weather Running Estimate-Nowcast (WRE-N) tool.

  • SDDC teleconference fills void in DOD shipper training, education

    Dec 17, 2012

    When the SDDC Training Symposium and Traffic Management Workshop were cancelled this year, a vital link between the command and its customers was severed.

  • Americans honor veterans at Arlington National Cemetery

    Dec 16, 2012

    An estimated 27,000 people converged on Arlington National Cemetery, Va., Dec. 15, 2012, to lay some 110,000 wreaths on gravesites of veterans and their spouses, according to cemetery officials.

  • Updated Army Strong Stories shares Soldier stories on-the-go

    Dec 14, 2012

    To remain at the forefront of readership trends and the ever-changing news landscape, the U.S. Army launched mobile-optimized site enhancements, topic pages and iOS app capabilities as part of its award-winning Army Strong Stories blogging and story-telling platform.

  • National Guard celebrates 376th birthday

    Dec 13, 2012

    The military organization known today as the National Guard came into existence with a direct declaration on Dec. 13, 1636.

  • NOEL event brings out community

    Dec 13, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - More than 4,000 community members turned out for the Night of Extraordinary Lights event Friday and Saturday night at the Mountain View Golf Course. Fort Huachuca's Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation put on the NOEL event for the third year in a row. It was free and open to the public.

  • IOTQ winner moving on up -- IOTY

    Dec 13, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - The 2012 United States Army Aviation Center of Excellence Instructor of the Year Award will be presented to Sgt. 1st Class Brandon Kroviak, Company D, 2-13th Aviation, common core instructor, on Friday at Fort Rucker, Ala.

  • USAICoE drives learning to tactical edge

    Dec 13, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - A collaborative effort to fundamentally redesign institutional training is underway, and the U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence, or USAICoE, Fort Huachuca, is playing a critical role.

  • Military Intelligence --this week in history. 13 December 1941

    Dec 13, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - The Corps of Intelligence Police, or CIP, was established in 1917 to provide counterespionage support to the American Expeditionary Forces during World War I. The first 50 agents who reported to France performed security and counter-espionage work, as well as investigative work for the Criminal Investigative Division.

  • Young cancer survivor, amputee joins World Class Athlete Program ranks for day

    Dec 13, 2012

    Before Monday morning's roll call, Soldiers with the World Class Athlete Program fell into formation. Among them, propped up on crutches and dressed in his own Army Combat Uniform, stood 10-year-old Benjamin Smith.

  • Project Manager, Unmanned Aircraft Systems Priorities

    Dec 13, 2012

    The Army's project manager for its unmanned aircraft system fleet provides insight for his priorities.

  • CECOM SEC Director Departs for Signal Center

    Dec 12, 2012

    Mr. Nelson "Ned" Keeler, director of the U.S. Army Communication-Electronics Command's Software Engineering Center, moving on to a new assignment as the Deputy to the Command General of the U.S. Army Signal Center and Fort Gordon, Ga., after nearly five years with the command

  • Golden Knights teams take gold, silver at World Parachuting Championships

    Dec 12, 2012

    The U.S. Army Golden Knights Formation Flying 8-Way Team won the Gold Medal, and the All-Female Golden Knights 4-Way Team brought home the Silver Medal, at the 2012 World Parachuting Championships in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

  • Tips to enjoy a healthier holiday season

    Dec 12, 2012

    FORT LEE, Va. (Dec. 12, 2012) -- As we head into the holiday celebration season, many of us fear unwanted weight gain and a lapse in our otherwise healthy habits.

  • National Guard hosts rehearsal for Presidential Inauguration

    Dec 12, 2012

    The District of Columbia National Guard joined hundreds of active-duty and Army Reserve military members, local and federal officials during a two-day inauguration rehearsal at the District of Columbia National Guard Armory this week.

  • West Point team developing algorithm to help shape operations against terrorist organizations

    Dec 12, 2012

    The U.S. Military Academy at West Point Network Science Center hosted a briefing Dec. 5, 2012, about an algorithm which could help shape future operations against terrorist organizations.

  • Army invites public to review range modernization planning documents

    Dec 11, 2012

    The Army announces the availability of the Programmatic Environmental Assessment and Draft Finding of No Significant Impact for Modernizing and Operating Training Ranges on Previous or Existing Range Sites on Army Training Areas and invites the public to provide comments until Jan. 11, 2013.

  • Season's greetings from U.S. Army Installation Management Command

    Dec 11, 2012

    It's been immortalized in carols as "the most wonderful time of the year," and it is for the Army's home. It's a wonderful time to be part of U.S. Army Installation Management Command. We have an incredible workforce and mission.

  • 14th MI Battalion uncases colors

    Dec 11, 2012

    The 14th Military Intelligence Battalion uncased its colors during a brief ceremony Dec. 3, 2012. The uncasing symbolizes resumption of the 470th MI Brigade's subordinate battalion's mission on Fort Sam Houston following its redeployment from Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

  • Army G4 visits 'Home of Sustainment', views training

    Dec 11, 2012

    Maj. Gen. Larry D. Wyche, Combined Arms Support Command and Fort Lee commanding general, hosted a visit by Lt. Gen. Raymond V. Mason, U.S. Army deputy chief of staff, G-4 (Logistics), to view training Dec. 7.

  • New, longer Warrior Leader Course to launch with shorter days, land nav returns

    Dec 11, 2012

    When implemented Army-wide in January, the Warrior Leader Course will be a little bit longer and a little bit better, said the U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy Commandant Command Sgt. Maj. Rory L. Malloy.

  • Soldiers getting enhanced transition assistance

    Dec 10, 2012

    One of the biggest challenges Soldiers face is transitioning to civilian life. That transition got a boost Nov. 21, 2012, when the Veterans Opportunity to Work, or VOW, to Hire Heroes Act went into effect.

  • Celebrate sensibly, not senselessly this holiday season

    Dec 10, 2012

    Typically, the holiday season is synonymous with celebration, but Army leaders want Soldiers, Civilians and Family members to make safety part of their plans.

  • Drive Responsibly: December is National Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention Month

    Dec 7, 2012

    Follow a few simple tips for celebrating and driving safely this holiday season.

  • December is National Safe Toys and Gifts Month

    Dec 7, 2012

    Keep children safe this holiday season with simple guidelines during National Safe Toys and Gifts Month

  • 717th MI Battalion develops, executes first NSA-Texas language competition

    Dec 7, 2012

    The 717th Military Intelligence Battalion and the National Security Agency (NSA)-Texas partnered to hold a site-wide language competition involving all five services.

  • Army officials assess depot capabilities

    Dec 6, 2012

    Lt. Gen. Patricia E. McQuistion, Army Materiel Command's (AMC) deputy commanding general, and more than 60 team members from AMC and subordinate commands conducted a Depot Assessment Visit here Dec. 4-5.

  • Comprehensive fitness program promotes unit wellness

    Dec 5, 2012

    Physical fitness is one of the most important attributes of a Soldier. Physical training is conducted every morning and standardized tests are carried out every six months to assess each soldier's level of cardiorespiratory and muscular endurance. What one may not realize, however, is the importance of a Soldier's level of emotional and spiritual fitness as well.

  • Military Family Appreciation Night a success

    Dec 5, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Army Community Service presented their Military Family Appreciation Night on the evening of Nov. 29 at the Thunder Mountain Activity Centre.

  • Holiday season is here -- use credit cards wisely

    Dec 5, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Too much of a good thing can be bad for you. The same adage applies to credit cards. With the arrival of holiday season, it's easy to over use a credit card. One swipe, one signature, and it's out the door with gifts in hand.

  • Free Trees

    Dec 5, 2012

  • DFMWR lifeguard completes first Ironman

    Dec 5, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Sarah Tifft, 24, head lifeguard at Barnes Field House and a Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation employee, competed in her first Ironman competition on Nov. 18.

  • Christmas parade attracts thousands at dusk

    Dec 5, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Christmas parade attracts thousands at dusk.

  • Military Intelligence --this week in history. 6 December 1941

    Dec 5, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Message intercepted indicating breakdown of negotiations between Japan and US Dec. 6, 1941

  • Special needs programs offered, with extra dose of care

    Dec 5, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Colonel Johnston Elementary School, located here at Fort Huachuca, offers a special needs program for those children, 5 -- 9, who require extra assistance outside of the basic classes taught.

  • Military Intelligence --this week in history. 13 Dec 1941

    Dec 4, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - The Corps of Intelligence Police (CIP) was established in 1917 to provide Counter espionage support to the American Expeditionary Forces during World War I.

  • Army under secretary optimistic about Army's future role

    Dec 4, 2012

    Building a strong partnership between the Army's conventional and special operations forces is one of the service's key areas of focus as it transitions from operations in Afghanistan and looks toward the future, said Army Under Secretary Dr. Joseph W. Westphal, during his visit to Fort Bragg, Dec. 4.

  • Drive Responsibly--National Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention Month

    Dec 3, 2012

    The holiday season is the time of the year when drunk and impaired driving accidents are most prevalent. Drug and alcohol use impair judgment, delay reaction times, and can result in deadly consequences when driving. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, drugs (for example, marijuana and cocaine) are involved in about 18 percent of motor vehicle driver deaths. Drunk driving accidents account for 31 percent of all motor vehicle accidents, and thousands of drivers and passengers lose their lives each year because of drunk and drugged driving.

  • Don't Toy with Safety

    Nov 30, 2012

    This Christmas, choose toys that will make the holidays safe and memorable for your children. Toys should be a source of fun and learning. Too often, however, children are injured -- or even killed -- by toys that are not age appropriate, poorly designed or in disrepair. When choosing a toy, make sure to match it to the child's abilities. A toy that is too advanced or too simple for a child may be misused, which can lead to injury.

  • How I Didn't Shoot Myself

    Nov 30, 2012

    After reading the article "How Do You Shoot Yourself?" in the May 2012 issue of this magazine, I thought my weapons- handling experiences might also be useful to the safety community. If that seems a little narrow-minded and opinionated, it probably is -- but that's OK. I'm a former installation range officer, so weapons safety was my job.

  • Employees ready boxes for 201st MI Battalion

    Nov 30, 2012

    Some 150 deployed Soldiers of the 201st Military Intelligence Battalion will receive extra gifts during the Holiday Season, thanks to employees of HNTB Corporation.

  • Strap in and Survive

    Nov 30, 2012

    Do you think seat belts, like leather upholstery, are optional in your vehicle? I can tell you from a personal experience they're not optional -- they're essential.

  • Simulation teaches collection asset management, situational order of battle, symbology analysis

    Nov 29, 2012

    As the U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence continues its campaign to build a more effective and efficient future force, its Learning Innovation Office, or LIO, is responding to the call to action by developing adaptable interactive multimedia instruction.