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  • Kazakhstan army visits US Army Central

    Jan 6, 2016

    A contingent from the Kazakhstan armed forces recently visited U.S. Army Central and South Carolina to learn ways to build its military forces as it transitions from a conscript to an all-volunteer army.

  • Army Emergency Relief aids bone marrow transplant

    Jan 5, 2016

    Farah Flores was diagnosed with leukemia in February 2015. Her daughter, Bernadette Flores, said her mother had been misdiagnosed many times before, but this time the cancer was confirmed.

  • Hospital leaders reverse cycle to better connect with staff, patients

    Jan 5, 2016

    Brooke Army Medical Center leaders are adjusting their schedules to ensure they're connecting with staff and patients from dusk till dawn.

  • New residential treatment program opens in San Antonio

    Jan 5, 2016

    Overcoming addictions is the mission of the new program on San Antonio Military Medical Center's 7W. Called the Substance Use Disorder Residential Treatment Program, the chief of the unit, Army Maj. Sandra Shelmerdine, explained the rigorous six-week program designed to help patients overcome their addictions to alcohol or illicit drug use.

  • First female West Point commandant of cadets assumes new role

    Jan 5, 2016

    For the first time in its history, the Army has installed a female officer as the commandant of cadets at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, New York.

  • As Army shrinks, higher quality, more innovation prevails

    Jan 5, 2016

    As the Army force shrinks to its lowest levels since World War II, the service's top manpower leader said it's also transitioning to a higher quality and more innovative team.

  • 173rd Airborne Brigade to join Exercise Allied Spirit IV

    Jan 5, 2016

    U.S. Army Europe's 173rd Airborne Brigade, alongside more than 2,200 participants from six NATO countries, will participate in Exercise Allied Spirit IV at the Army's Hohenfels Training Area in southeastern Germany, Jan. 10 - Feb. 5.

  • Troops wrap Operation Atlantic Resolve rotation at Coleman

    Jan 5, 2016

    Cold drizzle fell on Staff Sgt. Christopher Couture's face as he checked inventory paperwork on the front slope of an M1A2 Abrams tank at Coleman Worksite.

  • Russia naming US a threat does not change Dunford's perspective

    Jan 5, 2016

    The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff told reporters traveling with him here that a new Russian national security strategy document naming the United States as a threat does not change his perception of the threat posed by Russia.

  • Soldiers test robotics on 'battlefield'

    Jan 4, 2016

    Picture a hot summer day in Afghanistan, and a company of 25th Infantry Division Soldiers preparing to move to a new area of operation. Instead of using their legs and backs, these Soldiers are fortunate enough to have a small robot to help them on the battlefield.

  • Battalion helps hometown weather storm

    Jan 4, 2016

    The 717th Brigade Support Battalion based here is continuing to help its city through winter storm Goliath, which began Dec. 26. The battalion is helping to aid local emergency services and perform tasks to help get life back to normal for area residents.

  • Clinic offers advice on making healthy lifestyle improvements

    Jan 4, 2016

    Another new year is about to begin and resolutions are being made. Is going on a diet, losing weight and being healthier at the top of your list again or for the first time?

  • Hungarian troops lead Spartan 300 fitness challenge in Kosovo

    Jan 4, 2016

    Hungarian soldiers deployed as part of NATO's Kosovo Force peace support mission hosted the Spartan 300 Team Workout Challenge, an advanced fitness competition for U.S., Polish and Portuguese Soldiers, at Camp Maréchal de Lattre de Tassigny, Kosovo, Dec. 19.

  • Army logistics duo supply excellence

    Jan 4, 2016

    The military logistics business is not for the faint of heart. Supplies and equipment must be received, inventoried, stored, and issued under stringent rules of accountability.

  • New Year's bell-tolling ceremony in South Korea

    Jan 4, 2016

    Community leaders, including the Commanding General of the 19th Expeditionary Sustainment Command, rang in the New Year in Gukchae-bosang Memorial Park here at midnight Dec. 31.

  • Historic flood levels bring out the National Guard in Missouri, elsewhere

    Dec 31, 2015

    At least 625 National Guard Citizen-Soldiers and airmen are on duty as several southern and central states fought flooding triggered by rain and runoff.

  • National Guard responds to call for disaster relief during Winter Storm Goliath

    Dec 30, 2015

    The New Mexico National Guard has been engaged in a state active-duty status since Dec. 26, and will continue to support the local communities affected by the blizzard until relieved of duty by Gov. Susana Martinez.

  • Waterborne Soldiers arrive home in time for the holidays

    Dec 30, 2015

    Thirty 545th Transportation Company, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, waterborne Soldiers arrived home just in time for the holidays after completing a six-month deployment to Camp Patriot, Kuwait, Dec. 23.

  • Army needs Soldiers to get amped up for Prime Power

    Dec 30, 2015

    Some know how to replace a light switch. They're electricians. Others know how to wire up an entire basecamp. Those are 12P "Prime Power production specialists," and the Army needs more of them in the training pipeline.

  • Major flooding threatens Mississippi River Valley, Army Corps flood fighters fully engaged

    Dec 30, 2015

    The Mississippi Valley Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, fully activated its flood fighting emergency management operations for the Rock Island, St. Louis, Memphis, Vicksburg and New Orleans districts to manage rapidly-rising water levels on the Mississippi River and several tributaries, with the highest Mississippi River levels since the Great Flood of 2011.

  • Buffalo Army National Guard Unit honored for unit video

    Dec 30, 2015

    A video produced by Buffalo's 152nd Engineer Company has been named winner of the New York National Guard's first unit video contest.

  • Kosovo Force hands Camp Cabra land back to local landowners outside Zubin-Potok

    Dec 30, 2015

    U.S. Army and Swiss Soldiers, assigned to NATO's Kosovo Force peace support mission, held a ribbon-cutting ceremony in Zupce, Kosovo, Dec. 21, to mark the changeover of land back to its local owners.

  • 40th Combat Aviation Brigade takes to the sky in Kuwait

    Dec 30, 2015

    The 40th Combat Aviation Brigade officially took charge of all aviation operations within U.S. Army Central's area of responsibility during a transfer of authority ceremony at Camp Buehring, Kuwait, Dec. 20.

  • New Mexico National Guard transports citizens during blizzard

    Dec 30, 2015

    One of the missions currently being performed by members of the New Mexico National Guard is the transportation of Roswell, New Mexico, citizens in need of dialysis treatments.

  • Joint Task Force-Bravo wraps up 2015 with CARVANA mission

    Dec 30, 2015

    The troop-movement mission is part of a greater Honduran operation, named CARAVANA, and this iteration was the final one this calendar year, continuing to develop and build on the effects of the operation from the initial vision and request for support from the Honduran president in October 2014.

  • US military construction set to ramp up in Poland

    Dec 30, 2015

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers anticipates breaking ground on another Aegis Ashore complex by next summer as attention turns toward Phase III of the European Phased Adaptive Approach to ballistic missile defense on Redzikowo Air Base.

  • U.S. Army vet, recruiter reunite at Defense Finance, Accounting Service

    Dec 29, 2015

    A career of "service to country" entails a lot of different experiences, assignments and people. For two retired Soldiers, who continue to serve through federal service, that point was proven more than two-and-a-half decades later.

  • US, Romania complete construction on missile defense complex

    Dec 29, 2015

    U.S. and Romanian officials inaugurated the new Aegis Ashore Phase II radar site and missile battery during a ceremony in Bucharest, Dec. 18, declaring it "technically capable."

  • Fort Greely Army Medical Home opens

    Dec 28, 2015

    Fort Greely residents celebrated the official opening of the Fort Greely Army Medical Home during a ribbon-cutting ceremony in front of a standing room only crowd, Dec. 15.

  • Army wrestlers win 12th consecutive national team title

    Dec 28, 2015

    U.S. Army athletes won the team trophy for the 12th consecutive year during the U.S. Senior Nationals/Trials Qualifier in Las Vegas, showing the world they will be strong contenders at the upcoming U.S. Wrestling Olympic team trials.

  • 2015 marks enormous advances for women

    Dec 28, 2015

    Women's strides made big news throughout 2015, with graduating from Ranger School, to the appointment of the first African-American female Army surgeon general to Defense Secretary Ash Carter opening up all military occupational specialties to women.

  • Innovative designs, smart manufacturing deliver Soldier readiness

    Dec 28, 2015

    Army production and logistics is teaming with Army research and development to better streamline the rapid design and fielding of cutting-edge technologies to the Soldier.

  • West Point pilot program held on Fort Campbell

    Dec 24, 2015

    Pfc. Deandre Gamble wants to be an officer in the U.S. Army. It turns out that Fort Campbell is the place to speed up that goal.

  • Many US troops serving overseas during holidays

    Dec 24, 2015

    Thousands of U.S. service members and Defense Department civilians are serving around the world during the holidays to protect America, its interests and its allies.

  • New York Army National Guard honors veterans during funerals

    Dec 23, 2015

    New York Army National Guard Soldiers conducted military funerals for 8,725 New York Families during 2015, and expect to have provided services more than 8,900 times by New Year's Day 2016.

  • Children graduate from Drug Abuse Resistance Education

    Dec 23, 2015

    Students, parents and teachers gathered in the gymnasium of Ware Elementary Dec. 16 to celebrate the pledge of a lifetime 5th grade students made to themselves and everyone. They pledged to stay drug free.

  • 2015 banner year for Army medicine

    Dec 23, 2015

    Army medical researchers continued to make great strides during 2015 in new technologies designed to save lives, reduce injuries and improve Soldier physical performance.

  • US, Gabonese planners partner to plan Central Accord 2016

    Dec 23, 2015

    Planners from the United States, Gabon and 14 other African and European nations met here, Dec. 7-11, to conduct the main planning event for Central Accord 2016, which is scheduled to take place in June.

  • US, Kuwaiti military partner for public affairs seminar

    Dec 23, 2015

    Members of the U.S. Army Central Public Affairs Office partnered with the Kuwait military to increase public affairs capability during a two-week, combined seminar at the Kuwait Ministry of Defense Directorate of Morale Guidance and Public Relations in Kuwait City, Kuwait, Dec. 7-17.

  • Soldier spreads joy through love for piano

    Dec 23, 2015

    Among Army Spc. Anne Lee's earliest memories, she said, is being a young girl staring at the pianist during Sunday church services and wondering what it took to make that kind of music.

  • Milley, Dailey focus on leader development with US Army Central

    Dec 23, 2015

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Milley and Sgt. Maj. of the Army Daniel A. Dailey visited U.S. Army Central Soldiers stationed at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, Dec. 18.

  • USARCENT uses music to bridge languages, build partnership

    Dec 23, 2015

    An orchestra needs many talented musicians, just like a coalition needs talented Soldiers, sailors, Marines and airmen from many nations to forge enduring partnerships and accomplish any mission.

  • Blackhorse Troopers march 38 miles to honor Barstow veterans

    Dec 22, 2015

    The 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment on Fort Irwin, California, hosted its 19th Annual Regimental Long Walk, Dec. 14 - 15.

  • Veterans Court pilot program to start on Fort Hood

    Dec 22, 2015

    A Veterans Treatment Court, the first of its kind located on a major military installation, was established here by Judge Jeffrey Manske under an agreement between the U.S. Attorney and Chief of Pretrial Services for the Western District of Texas, along with representatives from the Department of Veterans Affairs, Dec. 11.

  • Soldiers excel in 2015 sporting events worldwide

    Dec 22, 2015

    This year was a great one for Army athletes, from the Army Ten-Miler and DOD Warrior Games, to the World Games and Pan Am Games.

  • New program reintroduces career series to command

    Dec 22, 2015

    A new program is being developed to reintroduce a career series to assist contracting offices with their workload to support the Mission and Installation Contracting Command's 2025 transformation.

  • iReport smartphone application now available for free download

    Dec 22, 2015

    The U.S. Army Europe counterintelligence division has officially released a new smartphone application to facilitate the "if you see something, say something" reporting process for service members, civilians, contractors and Family members in Europe.

  • Finance Soldiers demonstrate readiness during tactical, technical training event

    Dec 22, 2015

    Finance Soldiers, assigned to the 16th Special Troops Battalion, 16th Sustainment Brigade, tested their squads' tactical mettle during improvised explosive device training at Rhine Ordnance Barracks, Dec. 10.

  • Far East District partnership teaches hands-on engineering tools

    Dec 21, 2015

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Far East District continued its partnership with Department of Defense Dependent Schools Korea promoting science, technology, engineering and mathematics with its third annual earthquake tower challenge competition at Seoul American Middle School, Dec. 16.

  • Army Audit Agency named among best places to work in 2015

    Dec 21, 2015

    For the sixth straight year, the U.S. Army Audit Agency has placed among the top five subcomponent agencies in the rankings of the best places to work in the federal government.

  • Soldiers bid farewell to Army's oldest unmanned aircraft

    Dec 21, 2015

    The Army's oldest unmanned aircraft system had its final flight here as part of a ceremony that marked transitions for both the aircraft and its operators, Dec. 16.

  • Some 'Star Wars' tech inspired by the Army's experiments in mobility

    Dec 21, 2015

    The Army has a flying saucer -- a real, honest-to-goodness flying saucer. It also has a jetpack, a hover car and an all-terrain walking vehicle. If that sounds like something out of a "Star Wars" movie, that's because Hollywood is influenced by the Army's experimental technologies.

  • Medical experts look beyond drugs for sleep solutions

    Dec 21, 2015

    One in 20 active-duty Soldiers are on sleep medications, according to the Army Office of the Surgeon General "Health of the Force" report released this month. "These Soldiers are less likely to be medically ready to deploy," the report cautions.

  • Fort Hood bikers bring vets holiday cheer

    Dec 21, 2015

    More than 60 Soldiers, with the 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, rode their motorcycles to the William R. Courtney Texas State Veterans Home, in Temple, Texas, Dec. 18, to spend time with veterans.

  • Drill sergeant incorporates skills learned in civilian career

    Dec 21, 2015

    How do you picture a drill sergeant? As a stern, totalitarian figure; barking out orders with an unintelligible loud snarl, ready to pounce on your every misstep?

  • Army technology team helps field robot

    Dec 18, 2015

    U.S. Army science and technology advisors have initiated a project to field a robot capable of assessing chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, explosives threats from a safe distance.

  • Army Medical releases 'Health of Force' report card

    Dec 18, 2015

    This month, Army Medical Command released the first-ever Health of the Force report. The report provides a snapshot of the health of active-duty Soldiers on all major U.S.-based installations in 2014.

  • Army, Navy annual flag football game creates great camaraderie

    Dec 17, 2015

    Camp Zama's Army team played the Naval Air Facility Atsugi's team during the annual Army vs. Navy flag football game at Reid Memorial Stadium field on Naval Air Facility Atsugi installation, Dec. 12.

  • Army directive provides more accommodation to breastfeeding Soldiers during field training

    Dec 17, 2015

    New Army policy provides more prescriptive guidance to commanders pertaining to their support of Soldiers who choose to continue breastfeeding or express milk upon returning to duty.

  • Rested Soldiers perform better in battle, experts say

    Dec 17, 2015

    Sgt. 1st Class Alonzo Howard said he has but one regret: that he didn't know the effects sleep deprivation have on combat effectiveness

  • Army beats Navy in post's annual flag-football game

    Dec 17, 2015

    The Army team built on a 10-point first-half lead with two more touchdowns in the second half to defeat a combined Navy/U.S. Marine Corps team, 24-8, Saturday during Fort Leonard Wood's annual Army vs. Navy flag-football game.

  • Fort Drum spouse helps build community spirit year-round

    Dec 17, 2015

    Sarah James wears many hats. The wife of combat engineer Sgt. William James, she is a mother of two, an active member of her family readiness group and a children's ministry director at her church. James home schools her children McKayla and Christopher and organizes monthly community brunches at the Crescent Woods Community Center.

  • Soldier grabs first spot in line for Operation Toy Drop

    Dec 17, 2015

    On a cool and crisp early December morning with a hint of the winter to come in the air, hundreds of Soldiers wait patiently in line at Pope Field's Green Ramp, each of them bearing gifts for children they would never meet. Some are zipped up in sleeping bags on the cold concrete. Some are huddled over donated cups of hot coffee. All of them are there for at least one reason: to participate in this year's "Lottery Day."

  • US Army South opens inaugural army-to-army staff talks with Peru

    Dec 17, 2015

    Maj. Gen. K.K. Chinn, U.S. Army South commanding general, led a U.S. delegation to Lima, Peru, for the opening ceremony of the inaugural bilateral army-to-army staff talks between the U.S. Army and the Peruvian army, Dec. 14.

  • Dailey emphasizes value of Soldier perspective at Army R&D center

    Dec 16, 2015

    Bringing together the operational expertise of Army noncommissioned officers and the scientific expertise of civilian engineers is key for better capabilities to get to the field faster, said the Sgt. Maj. of the Army Daniel A. Dailey during a visit to Fort Belvoir, Virginia, Dec. 14.

  • 3rd Brigade Combat Team transitions into task force

    Dec 15, 2015

    As with all stories, there are two things that are definite: a beginning and an end. Nineteen years ago, the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, uncased its colors on Fort Benning, Ga., and in April, it will case its colors again to give another unit the opportunity to begin its own story.

  • Multi-gun challenge gives public glimpse of Army training

    Dec 15, 2015

    Families, Soldiers and civilians spent three days learning about Army training while competing in a three-gun competition at Krilling Range during the 2015 Fort Benning Multi-gun Challenge, Dec. 4-6.

  • Holland named first woman commandant at West Point

    Dec 15, 2015

    Brig. Gen. Diana Holland has been named the first female commandant of cadets at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, New York.

  • Milley: Many Soldiers alive today because of Horoho

    Dec 15, 2015

    "I was there [in Afghanistan] to witness her performance, and it was incredible. There are many, many lives today that would not be living without the efforts of Patty Horoho," said Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Milley during a retirement review for Lt. Gen. Patricia D. Horoho.

  • WIN-T network upgrades: Smaller kit, increased capability

    Dec 15, 2015

    The Army is fielding upgrades for its at-the-halt tactical communications network, Warfighter Information Network-Tactical Increment 1, which increase readiness, security and capability while reducing equipment by a third for a more powerful and expeditionary current and future force.

  • Program offers enlisted Soldiers the opportunity to become doctors

    Dec 15, 2015

    A Department of Defense program is helping five U.S. Army noncommissioned officers pursue their dreams to study medicine while continuing to serve on active duty.

  • Task force already successful in Afghanistan intel mission

    Dec 15, 2015

    For the silent warriors of the 303rd Military Intelligence Battalion, 504th Military Intelligence Brigade, who deployed in September and currently provide critical intelligence collection and analysis in Afghanistan, their deployment thus far has been rewarding for Soldiers and valued by commanders.

  • U.S. Military Academy to host 2016 DoD Warrior Games

    Dec 15, 2015

    The 2016 Department of Defense Warrior Games will take place at the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, New York, June 14-22, Pentagon officials announced.

  • West sworn in as Army surgeon general

    Dec 14, 2015

    Maj. Gen. Nadja West was sworn in Friday as the Army's first African-American surgeon general.

  • Wreaths honor those who gave all

    Dec 14, 2015

    Wreaths Across America Day drew about 50,000 family members of fallen troops and volunteers who placed more than 240,000 wreaths on the white marble headstones at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia, Dec. 12.

  • Soldiers see increase in clothing allowance for 2016

    Dec 14, 2015

    Earlier this month, the Army's G-4 released an All Army Activities message that lists the fiscal year 2016 clothing bag list for enlisted Soldiers, as well as the dollar amount for the accompanying clothing allowance. For fiscal year 2016, Soldiers saw an increase of about seven percent for their clothing allowance.

  • Lack of sleep leads to lack of readiness, experts say

    Dec 14, 2015

    Staff Sgt. Jacob Miller said he realized he was putting himself and others in danger more than once.

  • European Activity Set turn-in officially underway in Lithuania

    Dec 14, 2015

    More than 100 pieces of European Activity Set equipment used during Operation Atlantic Resolve will be turned at a storage site in Mumaiciai, Lithuania, Dec. 9-15.

  • Young Army team drops first-half lead to Navy

    Dec 14, 2015

    Three fourth-quarter turnovers and a missed field goal put the Army on the short end of Navy again, 21-17, despite early successes by freshman quarterback Chris Carter and junior wide receiver Edgar Poe.

  • Army Basic Instructor Course makes teachers out of trainers

    Dec 11, 2015

    Soldiers who attend the Army Basic Instructor Course are usually experienced trainers, but many have difficulty translating their training skills to the classroom.

  • Flight medic departs for fifth deployment

    Dec 11, 2015

    Nearly 100 years ago, young American men were leaving farms across America, joining every branch of the military to fight in World War I. One-third of Americans lived on a farm during the first decades of the 20th century, so nearly every squad of Soldiers had farmers in it.

  • Exercise Yama Sakura builds readiness for I Corps

    Dec 10, 2015

    The two-week Yama Sakura 69 exercise kicked off in Osaka, Japan, Dec. 5. The bilateral command post exercise is a key element of the U.S. shift in focus to the Pacific region. It's also one facet of I Corps' mandate to maintain readiness to operate across the Pacific, and globally if called upon.

  • 'Meet Your Army' to put Soldiers, service, back in spotlight

    Dec 10, 2015

    Throughout the last 14 years, the American public saw a steady stream of information about the Army through television and newspapers. But as involvement in Iraq and Afghanistan has died down, Americans are seeing fewer Soldiers in the press. And even fewer Americans know a Soldier personally.

  • NCOs with poor conduct, performance face possible discharge

    Dec 10, 2015

    Senior noncommissioned officer selection boards and the Qualitative Management Program, scheduled for the second, third and fourth quarters of this fiscal year, will consider Soldiers in all components, E-6 through E-9, for possible involuntary separation.

  • Winterizing homes, caution critical to safe holiday, winter seasons

    Dec 9, 2015

    Shoveling snow, checking your smoke and carbon monoxide detectors and keeping track of your health this holiday season may seem trivial but taking the initiative to do so may be the difference between life and death.

  • Collaboration helps shape Army University

    Dec 9, 2015

    Army educators are collaborating with scores of colleges and universities to chart the parameters for the new Army University.

  • Hodges: Focus of European exercises is speed

    Dec 9, 2015

    Russians can operate on their interior lines and quickly shift forces around. As a result, all exercises conducted by the United States and its European allies place heavy emphasis on speed, said Lt. Gen. Ben Hodges at the Pentagon, Dec. 9.

  • National Guard set to activate additional cyber units

    Dec 9, 2015

    As part of ongoing growth of cyber forces throughout the Department of Defense, the National Guard announced plans to activate 13 additional cyber units spread throughout 23 states by the end of fiscal year 2019.

  • Army fields streamlined network initialization tool to Korea

    Dec 9, 2015

    Before the Army's mission command and networked tools can be put to work, these advanced capabilities must first be able to communicate with each other.

  • Medal of Honor recipient Rubin dies at 86

    Dec 9, 2015

    Holocaust survivor, Korean War hero and Medal of Honor recipient Tibor Rubin died Dec. 5 of natural causes. The Garden Grove, California, resident was 86 years old when he passed.

  • National Guard leaders announce Health of the Force campaign; call-to-action

    Dec 9, 2015

    The National Guard's top officer recently called upon leadership throughout the Guard, asking that Soldiers and airmen, leaders and peers, to check in with one another during a Health of the Force campaign.

  • Airborne engineers from US, Europe kick off Exercise Dagger Resolve

    Dec 9, 2015

    Airborne engineers, from the 173rd Airborne Brigade, joined by military engineers from throughout the United States and Europe will spend the next two weeks participating in Exercise Dagger Resolve, Dec. 2, training on the tasks and equipment required for engineers to support an airfield seizure.

  • Wounded warrior triumphs over tragedy

    Dec 9, 2015

    Naval Postgraduate School student Army Maj. Dennis "DJ" Skelton, of Elk Point, South Dakota, has been given a rather unfortunate moniker - one he likely would prefer not to have.

  • Campbell: Troop-level decision continues to resonate

    Dec 9, 2015

    President Barack Obama's decision to keep 9,800 American forces in Afghanistan into 2016 has resonated through the region, the commander of NATO's Resolute Support Mission told reporters in Afghanistan.

  • Vets remember Pearl Harbor on anniversary

    Dec 8, 2015

    When the first bombs exploded on a nearby airfield, marking the start of the Japanese sneak attack on the morning of Dec. 7, 1941, Edward Davis and others scrambled from a chow hall.

  • New legislation expands sexual assault victim rights

    Dec 8, 2015

    The Special Victims' Counsel, designed to help victims of sexual assault, has been expanded.

  • Santa delivers toys, good cheer during toy drop

    Dec 8, 2015

    U.S. Army and Air Force paratroopers joined British, German, French, Dutch, Estonian, Polish, Irish, and Latvian jumpers to deliver more than 2,000 Christmas presents for Kaiserslautern-area children in spectacular fashion during the 5th Quartermaster Company's ninth annual toy drop in Germany, Dec. 7.

  • Vietnam veteran receives Purple Heart Medal after 47 years

    Dec 7, 2015

    The Army provided a long-awaited presentation, Dec. 3, when a Southeast Arizona veteran received the Purple Heart Medal for a head wound sustained 47 years earlier when the former Soldier, then a specialist 4, was assigned to Company A, 2nd Battalion (Mechanized) 2nd Infantry Brigade, 1st Infantry Division in Vietnam.

  • Criminal Investigation Command warns of posting holiday travel plans

    Dec 7, 2015

    As Soldiers and their families prepare for the holiday season, the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command, commonly referred to as CID, warns that posting travel plans on social media sites makes your home vulnerable to burglary.

  • Japanese, American female service members discuss challenges, opportunities of serving

    Dec 7, 2015

    Female Soldiers assigned to various U.S. Army Pacific and I Corps units met with Japan Ground Self-Defense Force Middle Army females in a women's mentorship meeting during exercise Yama Sakura 69 at Camp Itami, Japan, Dec. 5.