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  • 40th ESB returns to Fort Huachuca after nine-month deployment

    Feb 6, 2015

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - The 40th Expeditionary Signal Battalion arrived home on Fort Huachuca Wednesday at Libby Army Airfield. Approximately 300 Soldiers returned after performing communications contingency operations in support of Operation Enduring Freedom in southwest Asia.

  • Keeping a watchful eye

    Feb 6, 2015

    "Two steps forward, move!" The command echoed across a mass formation of Soldiers. In unison, they boomed "one, two" as they marched closer to a group of simulated detainees who were creating a mass disturbance.

  • 80th Training Command (TASS) Soldiers compete for 2015 'best warrior' title

    Feb 5, 2015

    Camp Bullis, Texas (Feb. 5, 2015) --Approximately 15 Reserve Soldiers from across the nation kicked off the 80th Training Command (TASS) annual Best Warrior Competition here today.

  • Division West, Dutch generals discuss training prospects

    Feb 4, 2015

    FORT HOOD, Texas -- Dutch officers met with the Division West commanding general here Jan. 29 to discuss potential training opportunities for their units. "It was an office call between the commander of Division West and the Air Commodore of the Dutch Defense Helicopter Command, and the Dutch 11th Airmobile Brigade commander, to discuss possible cooperative opportunities," said Col. Christopher Albus, 166th Aviation Brigade commander, who was present at the meeting.

  • Buffalo Soldiers Museum, Danny Glover host American History Tribute

    Jan 29, 2015

    Actor, producer and humanitarian Danny Glover made a special visit to Tacoma to speak about the Buffalo Soldiers at the "Honoring the Past and Embracing the Future: an American history tribute" event Jan. 25. The event, hosted by the Buffalo Soldiers Museum and Broadway Center, focused on the contributions of the soldiers to American history with insight from Glover through his 1997 film "Buffalo Soldiers."

  • Photographers shine in Army Digital Photography Contest

    Jan 28, 2015

    Five hundred thirty nine contestants entered 2,529 photos in the 2014 Army Digital Photography Contest, which featured seven categories of photographs in two divisions: active-duty military personnel and other MWR patrons. The winning entries are listed below and can be viewed on the arts and crafts page at

  • Learning critical care

    Jan 27, 2015

    Soldiers of Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion recently conducted a combat first aid class during a field training exercise at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., Jan. 21.

  • Accidents down in first quarter 2015

    Jan 23, 2015

    Accidental Soldier fatalities were down 8 percent at the close of the first quarter of fiscal 2015, continuing the downward trend that culminated in the Army's safest year on record during 2014.

  • DCGS-A supports 101st global efforts to contain spread of Ebola

    Jan 16, 2015

    Fort Huachuca, AZ -- The Army's primary intelligence weapon system is supporting the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), deployed as the headquarters unit for the military mission in Liberia to help contain, track and stop the spread of Ebola in support of Operation United Assistance.

  • 2015 Army All-American Bowl: Photo Essay

    Jan 9, 2015

    2015 Army All-American Bowl: Photo Essay

  • Fort Knox conducts community listening as Army plans for cutbacks

    Jan 7, 2015

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

  • Soldier for life reaches out to gold star families

    Dec 22, 2014

    Lt. Gen. David Halverson, as the commander of U.S. Army Installation Management Command and assistant chief of staff for Installation Management, welcomed Army and Navy gold star families to the 115th Army-Navy football game, to help raise awareness of the meaning and significance of the gold star.

  • Gold star families honored at Army-Navy game

    Dec 17, 2014

    The gold star families of a Soldier and a Marine, both of whom played military academy football and later were killed in combat, were honored Dec. 13 at the 115th Army-Navy game to help raise awareness of the meaning and significance of the gold star pin.

  • Continental Congress authorizes Army

    Jun 5, 2014

    When the American Revolutionary War broke out in 1775, the original 13 colonies did not have a shared army, but instead, a collection of independent colonial militias.

  • Army to observe National Safety Month in June

    May 27, 2014

    The Army will begin its annual observance of National Safety Month June 1, and senior leaders are encouraging Soldiers, civilian employees and their Family members to use the time to focus on mitigating summertime risks.

  • Army Reserve couples strengthened through Strong Bonds Program

    Apr 8, 2014

    The strength of the Army Reserve is only as strong as the relationships that support the Soldiers within it. The Army Reserve works to improve the resiliency of those relationships with a chaplain-led program called Strong Bonds.

  • Fort Hood shooting memorial

    Apr 8, 2014

    U.S. Army Soldiers with the 1st Cavalry Division hang an American flag from the III Corps headquarters building on Fort Hood in preparation for a memorial service honoring the victims of the April 2 shooting on the base, April 7, 2014. President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama are scheduled to attend the April 9 ceremony. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Ken Scar, 7th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

  • Installation Management Command welcomes new commander

    Apr 8, 2014

    Lt. Gen. David Halverson took command of the U.S. Army Installation Management Command from Lt. Gen. Michael Ferriter during a ceremony April 8, 2014, on MacArthur Parade Field at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, Texas.

  • O'Neal set bar sky high for 'Young Lives, BIG Stories'

    Apr 3, 2014

    "Young Lives, BIG Stories" is the theme of the 2014 Month of the Military Child, which will be celebrated throughout April on U.S. Army installations.

  • Speak Up! A Voice Unheard is an Army Defeated

    Apr 3, 2014

    April is National Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) and held to raise awareness and educate communities on the prevention of sexual violence.

  • Army mourning loss of Soldiers at Fort Hood

    Apr 3, 2014

    To the Fort Hood, Texas, community and the Army family worldwide, "this is a time once again to come together, to stand as one as they have so many times before, drawing strength from each other," Secretary of the Army John M. McHugh told lawmakers today.

  • Time to emulate volunteers who change Army lives

    Apr 2, 2014

    "Army Volunteers: Changing Lives and Communities" is the U.S. Army's theme for Volunteer Appreciation Week 2014, scheduled for April 6-12, 2014.

  • Driver safety lessons stick through enforcement, practice

    Apr 2, 2014

    CAMP PARKS, Calif. -- Skills are often lost when not used on a daily basis. For this reason the 1st Regiment 363rd Combat Support/Combat Service Support Training Battalion focuses its training on HMMWV's with drivers training and troop leading procedures.

  • How do Soldiers communicate these days?

    Apr 1, 2014

    Communication: a two-way street

  • Army tightens personal appearance, tattoo policy

    Mar 31, 2014

    The number, size and placement of tattoos have been dialed back under revised Army Regulation 670-1, which governs the Army's grooming standards and proper wear of the uniform.

  • Carson sworn in as 31st Under Secretary of U.S. Army

    Mar 27, 2014

    Secretary of the Army John McHugh swore in Brad R. Carson as the 31st Under Secretary of the Army and Chief Management Officer of the Army, during an informal ceremony amongst family, friends and colleagues at the Pentagon.

  • Serve, Protect, Defend: Former Army MP, CID Agent Awarded For Heroics

    Mar 26, 2014

    During a formal ceremony March 25, 2014, in the office of the Majority Whip of the U.S. House of Representatives, a former U.S. Army Military Policeman and CID Special Agent was posthumously awarded the Distinguished Service Cross for his heroic actions during the Korean War.

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

    Mar 25, 2014

    SAN ANTONIO (Mar. 20, 2014) -- Demonstrate your true value by focusing on improvement and doing the hard jobs well, Maj. Gen. Camille Nichols, deputy commanding general and chief of staff, U.S. Army Installation Management Command, said during a panel discussion on women's roles in the U.S. Army -- a mentoring opportunity coinciding with National Women's History Month.

  • Female Soldier launches into history

    Mar 25, 2014

    Story and photos by Spc. Sara E. Wiseman 210 FA Bde. Public Affairs CHEOLWEON, South Korea -- A haze falls over the surrounding mountains of Rocket Valley. The tracks of multiple launch rocket systems leave deep trails in the mud. A group of Soldiers stand by their vehicle after just completing qualification fires.

  • Women instrumental, inspirational to 'Pershing's Own' musician

    Mar 21, 2014

    Sgt. 1st Class Julie A. Boehler, principal timpanist of the United States Army Band "Pershing's Own," shares memories of her career since joining "Pershing's Own" and becoming the first woman soldier timpanist with the band in 2003.

  • Reserve moves toward embedding master fitness trainers

    Mar 20, 2014

    The Army Reserve is taking a step toward embedding master fitness trainers into its units. Six Reserve Soldiers are currently in training to become certified master fitness instructors. Five of the Soldiers completed Phase I of the training at the U.S. Army Physical Fitness School here last week, the sixth is in the second phase of the program.

  • Training takes top priority in budget decisions

    Mar 20, 2014

    For fiscal year 2015, the Army is programming 19 combat training center rotations as well as seven division- and three corps-level mission command exercises that will all focus on decisive-action engagements.

  • Medal of Honor recipients, Vietnam heroes visit 'The Wall'

    Mar 20, 2014

    After their induction into the Pentagon's Hall of Heroes March 19, 2014, two Vietnam veterans went to the memorial simply known as "The Wall."

  • Marines train at Fort Hunter Liggett and Camp Roberts

    Mar 13, 2014

    Army Reserve and California National Guard bases team up to offer great training environment to all customers

  • Thousands of Field Artillery officer jobs open to women

    Mar 12, 2014

    The Army has opened about 3,600 Field Artillery officer positions to women.

  • Eye injuries avoidable with use of eye protection

    Mar 11, 2014

    March is National Save Your Vision Month, and the Defense Department wants service members to take care of their eyes by wearing eye protection when performing dangerous work, reducing eye strain and routinely undergoing eye examinations.

  • California National Guard comes to Fort Hunter Liggett for Air Assault training

    Mar 10, 2014

    Soldiers of the California National Guard's 1st Battalion, 184th Infantry use training areas to prepare for a large combined arms exercise

  • 'Marginal price increases' possible at commissaries

    Mar 6, 2014

    A trimmer proposed fiscal 2015 Department of Defense budget could lead to higher grocery prices at some nearly 180 commissaries throughout the continental United States according to DoD officials.

  • Social media antics can ruin career, misrepresent military services

    Mar 6, 2014

    Social media is very pervasive these days. As a new generation of Soldiers -- all well-versed in the various aspects of Facebook, Instagram and Twitter -- join the ranks, senior leaders across the installation are taking steps to ensure these troops realize the impact of their online chatter.

  • President announces 24 veterans to receive Medals of Honor

    Feb 21, 2014

    President Barack Obama announced Feb. 21, 2014, that he will award the Medal of Honor to 24 veterans during a March 18, 2014, ceremony at the White House.

  • Army coaches help U.S. women make Olympic history

    Feb 20, 2014

    Two Olympic coaches from the U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program had an unofficial hand in Team USA earning two Olympic medals in women's bobsled competition, Feb. 19, 2014, at the Sanki Sliding Center in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia.

  • Fort Hunter Liggett hosts 351st Civil Affairs Command's 2014 Best Warrior, German badge competition

    Feb 20, 2014

    Army Reserve Soldiers from the 351st Civil Affairs Command duke it out for the title of Best Warrior - and the German Armed Forces Badge for Military Proficiency

  • IMCOM Presidents' Day Message 2014

    Feb 14, 2014

  • Soldiers skid to 14th place in Olympic luge doubles

    Feb 12, 2014

    Team USA's Utah National Guard Sgt. Preston Griffall and New York Army National Guard Sgt. Matt Mortensen finished 14th in Olympic luge doubles, after skidding in turn five of their second run, at the Sanki Sliding Center, Russia, Feb. 12, 2014.

  • G.I. Joe Marks 50 Years at New York State Military Museum

    Feb 9, 2014

    The G.I. Joe action figure celebrates its 50th anniversary this year and Tearle Ashby of Ballston Lake, N.Y., brought his own collection for display along with those of other collectors to the New York State Military Museum here Feb. 8 to share with hundreds of visitors and G.I. Joe enthusiasts.

  • AT&T Pro-Am Military Appreciation Day 2014

    Feb 6, 2014

    PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. - Wednesday, Feb. 5, was Military Appreciation Day at the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am, one of the most popular stops on the national PGA tour. During the day, POM and DLI service members received free admission and special access to one of the week's highlights, the traditional 3M Celebrity Challenge.

  • Artillery, air crews execute HI-RAIN joint exercise

    Feb 6, 2014

    Since June 2013, 17th Fires Brigade, 62nd Airlift Wing, 446th Airlift Wing and JBLM, have planned and rehearsed the forcible entry capability of the C-17 Globemaster and HIMARS launcher as an operational and strategic strike package. To date, they have successfully completed more than nine missions.

  • SMA: Soldiers have duty to end sexual assault, prevent suicides in Army

    Feb 5, 2014

    Soldiers have a duty to protect one another from sexual assault, help a battle buddy at risk for suicide, and create a safe and respectful environment for all members, said the sergeant major of the Army, Feb. 3, 2014, during a town hall at Fort Belvoir, Va.

  • Go for the Green

    Feb 5, 2014

    For many years, the green-amber-red model has been a staple of military planning. It's the way we express readiness -- both visually and verbally -- for everything from budgets to training to real-time operations. And, in describing our status on risk management and safety, it's also very useful.

  • Army accidents continue downward trend

    Feb 4, 2014

    Following the Army's safest year on record, accidental fatalities fell once again during the first quarter of fiscal 2014, according to data recently released by the U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center.

  • Presidential Proclamation -- National African American History Month, 2014

    Feb 4, 2014

    Every American can draw strength from the story of hard-won progress, which not only defines the African-American experience, but also lies at the heart of our Nation as a whole.

  • Commentary - Is it really Black History Month?

    Feb 4, 2014

    February is Black History Month, a time set aside to highlight the achievements of African Americans. As an American I am more than proud of the contributions made by my ancestors to making this nation, this world, a better place to live.

  • New online GI Bill comparison tool now available

    Feb 4, 2014

    The Department of Veterans Affairs launched an online GI Bill Comparison Tool, Feb. 4, 2014, to make it easier for veterans, service members and dependents to calculate their Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits and learn more about VA's approved colleges, universities and other education and training programs across the country.

  • Three of a kind

    Feb 4, 2014

    The chances of being an identical triplet are more than a million to one. The odds those triplets would join the Army and become engineer officers are even more astronomical.

  • Army unveils 'Gold Star' PSA honoring survivors of fallen

    Feb 3, 2014

    The Army announced Jan. 29, 2014, that it will release three public service announcements over the next year to increase awareness of DOD-issued gold star and next-of-kin lapel pins.

  • Number of suicides in Army drops in 2013

    Feb 3, 2014

    The number of suicides in the Army dropped last year, compared to 2012, according to the Army deputy chief of staff, G-1.

  • McHugh: Signals indicate culture changing on sexual assault, leaders must embrace trust

    Feb 3, 2014

    Soldiers who are victims of sexual assault are showing more willingness to report crimes against them, a sign that there is growing confidence in the Army's commitment to investigating such crimes and providing support to victims, according to Army leaders.

  • Comprehensive Soldier and Family Fitness launches new social media platform Army-wide

    Jan 28, 2014

    The Comprehensive Soldier and Family Fitness program launched a new social media platform Jan. 27, 2014, called ArmyFit, for Soldiers, their families and Army civilians.

  • Fellowships, scholarships offer officers career-broadening opportunities

    Jan 27, 2014

    Officers looking for challenges beyond their military training might want to consider applying for some civilian education opportunities. There are four scholarships and fellowships within the Broadening Opportunity Program. The deadline for application for each is Feb. 28, 2014.

  • Nine Soldiers named to 2014 U.S. Olympic Team

    Jan 27, 2014

    Nine Soldiers in the U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program are members of the U.S. Olympic Team that will compete or coach at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games, scheduled for Feb. 7-24, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. The United States Olympic Committee officially announced the team Jan. 27, 2014.

  • Army to open 33,000 positions to female Soldiers in April

    Jan 27, 2014

    The Office of the Secretary of Defense recently notified Congress of the Army's intent to open those 33,000 positions to women. The change is expected to take place in April 2014.

  • CID warns of Government Travel Card phishing scam

    Jan 23, 2014

    The U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command, commonly referred to as CID, is warning the greater Army community about a new phishing scam where criminals are targeting U.S. Government Travel Card holders.

  • Rangers conduct exercise at Fort Hunter Liggett, Camp Roberts

    Jan 23, 2014

    Rangers from the 2nd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment stationed at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., are conducting a military training exercise at Fort Hunter Liggett and neighboring Camp Roberts.

  • Squashing the stigma: 80th TC promotes healthy living to meet APFT, body weight standards

    Jan 21, 2014

    The 80th Training Command (TASS) conducted a health and fitness retreat for Soldiers with body weight and Army Physical Fitness Test challenges at the command headquarters, Richmond, Va. , Jan. 13-15, 2014.

  • IMCOM leaders stress MLK holiday safety

    Jan 17, 2014

    Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebrates Dr. King's life, his contributions to the Civil Rights Movement, and his enduring legacy. Dr. King employed nonviolent means to bring about social change and the promise of equality for all Americans. His promotion of public service drove Americans to action in the courageous struggle for equality in America. He is a role model for all of us and we take time to celebrate his life, his accomplishments, and his legacy.

  • Berkeley-breaking the military stigma

    Jan 15, 2014

    Late in 2012 the academic community saw the return of ROTC to several college campuses where it was perceived to have been unwelcome. But for all of its Vietnam era stigma, the University of California, Berkeley has been welcoming the military for several years now. Although newly assigned ROTC instructors and cadre arrive to Berkeley with apprehension because they expect a negative climate, Dr. Kathryn Scott, director of physical education at the university, said they are pleasantly surprised when actually immersed in the campus community. Recently she was in San Antonio to attend the 2014 Army All-American Bowl and gather with other community leaders and educators to discuss advocacy ideas for Army ROTC.

  • Help IMCOM improve, tell us about your Army installation, services

    Jan 10, 2014

    Have you ever felt the need, as a customer, to have your voice heard - whether to recognize great service, point out a concern, or make a recommendation? Now is your chance to share your thoughts and help U.S. Army Installation Management Command provide world class customer service.

  • Odierno: International cooperation critical in today's complex world

    Jan 10, 2014

    The cooperation between the Army and foreign militaries is critical in tackling the complex problems facing the world today, explained Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Ray Odierno during a foreign military attaché reception at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va., Jan. 9, 2014.

  • EITF Transitions Leadership

    Jan 9, 2014

    Ms. Amanda Simpson to Lead Army Renewable Energy Efforts

  • Resolve to be ready

    Jan 9, 2014

    One goal you might consider for the New Year is to be prepared, to know what to do in an emergency.

  • New Year, Fresh Perspective

    Jan 7, 2014

    With the new year comes an opportunity for fresh perspective. It gives us a chance to reflect and start anew with a clean slate, with plenty of hope for a better year than the last. This opportunity also offers leaders at all levels a chance to reinvigorate their safety programs, especially as Soldiers are more likely to be refreshed and refocused after coming off extended leave.

  • Empower yourself to better health

    Jan 2, 2014

    No matter who you are, how old you are or what you do, you need a balance of sleep, activity and nutrition to build and sustain great health.

  • Presidio Tax Center provides free assistance to all ranks, retirees

    Jan 2, 2014

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. -- Every year the Presidio of Monterey's Tax Center helps service members and their families find deductions and tax benefits they might not be aware of.

  • President signs spending bill for military pay, bonuses

    Dec 27, 2013

    President Barack Obama signed House Resolution 3304, Dec. 26, 2013, which provides pay and bonuses for U.S. service members, enhances counter-terrorism efforts overseas, builds security capacities of key U.S. partner-nations, expands efforts to prevent sexual assault and strengthens protections for victims.

  • IMCOM leaders stress holiday safety

    Dec 27, 2013

    Happy Holidays! We are reminded that the winter holiday season is here with the changes in the leaves and a chill in the air. I encourage you to take time to be with your Family, recharge your batteries, and celebrate the holidays responsibly.

  • Fort Irwin is moving ahead from summer storm disasters

    Dec 26, 2013

    While Fort Irwin, Calif., has resumed normal operations, efforts are continuing to repair damage caused by last summer's powerful, localized storms that resulted in millions of dollars of damage over five weeks in July and August.

  • DOD looks 25 years ahead in unmanned vehicle roadmap

    Dec 26, 2013

    Strategy and budget realities are two aspects of the Defense Department's new Unmanned Systems Integrated Roadmap, released Dec. 23, 2013.

  • Army launches new field support reporting system for Soldiers

    Dec 19, 2013

    For the first time, Soldiers can resolve field support issues with their weapon systems by creating a single automated trouble ticket. The new capability integrates three existing trouble ticketing systems, creating a seamless online reporting form accessed through an Army unit's SharePoint system so it is intuitive and easily accessible to Soldiers. Known as the Unified Trouble Ticketing System (UTTS), the capability is linked to larger Army efforts to simplify the tactical communications network for users, streamline Network Operations (NetOps) tools used to oversee and manage the network and realign levels of field support needed to train Soldiers and troubleshoot systems.

  • More time for Army retirees, family members to enable AKO email auto-forwarding

    Dec 19, 2013

    The Army extended the deadline for retirees and family members to activate the email forwarding function in their Army Knowledge Online account profile. The extension is for at least 30 days, to Jan. 31, 2014. Previously, the deadline was Dec. 31, 2013.

  • The SSG Miguel Leon Story: A Fight for Life (Part I)

    Dec 17, 2013

    Staff Sergeant Miguel Leon, Calvary Scout with U.S. Army Installation Management Command, shares how his life was turned upside down and his journey back to normal. This is first part of a series.

  • IMCOM chaplain assistants celebrate 104th anniversary

    Dec 17, 2013

    SAN ANTONIO (Dec. 17, 2013) -- The U.S. Army Installation Management Command Chaplain Assistant Sergeant Major reflects on the 104th anniversary of chaplain assistants

  • Thousands lay wreaths at Arlington gravesites

    Dec 15, 2013

    More than 143,000 wreaths were placed on gravesites, Dec. 14, 2013, as part of the 22nd annual "Wreaths Across America" event at Arlington National Cemetery in northern Virginia.

  • IMCOM welcomes new command sergeant major

    Dec 13, 2013

    SAN ANTONIO (Dec 12, 2013) --- Pledging to "give everything I have" to Soldiers, their Families, civilians, veterans and wounded warriors, Command Sgt. Maj. Jeffrey S. Hartless assumed the responsibilities of the U.S. Army Installation Management Command's most senior enlisted advisor in a ceremony at IMCOM's Fort Sam Houston Theatre.

  • Face, hand transplants soon options for injured Soldiers?

    Dec 12, 2013

    Army researchers are developing advanced treatment options, including face and hand transplants, for severely injured service members.

  • Thousands of officers to face boards for early separation

    Dec 12, 2013

    Nearly 19,000 active-duty captains and majors in the Army Competitive Category will go before either an Officer Separation Board or Enhanced Selective Early Retirement Board early next year.

  • Tri-signed letter on Army Safety 2013: Milestone Achievements, but Challenges Remain

    Dec 10, 2013

    In the fall of 2012, our Army marked the passing of its safest year since September 11 , 2001. At that time, we asked you to capitalize on that success during fiscal year 2013 by staying engaged on risk management and treating safety as an imperative. You did just that, and your hard work resulted in the best year for Soldier safety on record. We could not be more proud of this accomplishment- thank you and congratulations on a job well done!

  • Monterey visionary Fred Meurer retiring, city leader worked closely with military

    Dec 6, 2013

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. -- It could be argued that Fred Meurer has done more for the military in Monterey than anyone over the last 32 years. He's helped the community deal with Fort Ord closing, helped prevent the closures of the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center and Naval Postgraduate School (multiple times), developed a business model that saved the city of Monterey and the Army millions of dollars on maintenance, and been the voice of reason amidst fiscal crises and other emergencies.

  • CID Offers Holiday Safety Tips

    Dec 5, 2013

    Across the nation, shoppers will be out in force searching for big bargains in the stores and on the World Wide Web, but criminals will be out too.

  • 2013 IMCOM Holiday Message

    Dec 3, 2013

    U.S. Army Installation Management Command senior noncommissioned Soldiers wish everyone a safe and happy holiday season.

  • VA and DOD break ground on first integrated clinic in California

    Nov 26, 2013

    MARINA, Calif. -- Ground was broken Nov. 11 for what will be California's first integrated Department of Veterans Affairs and Department of Defense joint health-care clinic in Marina.

  • Home for the holidays

    Nov 25, 2013

    Released in 1987, the movie "Planes, Trains and Automobiles" illustrates the extreme lengths people will go through to get home during the holiday season.

  • Thanksgiving 2013

    Nov 25, 2013

    This season of thanks is especially poignant after our Army's safest year on record. Due to your hard work and commitment to safety, more Soldiers are enjoying time with Family and friends at Thanksgiving tables around the world. As you celebrate the holiday, we ask that you also reflect on the importance of this historic achievement. Each of you played a vital role in it, and working together, we will continue the tradition of professionalism and excellence.

  • Presidential Proclamation--Thanksgiving Day

    Nov 25, 2013

    Thanksgiving Day is a time each year, dating back to our founding, when we lay aside the troubles and disagreements of the day and bow our heads in humble recognition of the providence bestowed upon our Nation.

  • Army NCO of Year began Best Warrior journey at Fort Hunter Liggett

    Nov 25, 2013

    Sgt. 1st Class Jason Manella went all the way to the top after winning 351st Civil Affairs Command Best Warrior Competition, at Fort Hunter Liggett, Calif., in the spring.

  • Thanksgiving holiday message from IMCOM's commanding general

    Nov 22, 2013

    Thanksgiving holiday message from IMCOM's commanding general

  • Army names 2013 Soldier, NCO of year

    Nov 22, 2013

    The 2013 Best Warrior Competition concluded Nov. 22, 2013, at Fort Lee, Va., with the announcement of the 2013 Soldier and Non-commissioned Officer of the Year winners.

  • 12 Thunder Brigade Soldiers graduate from WLC

    Nov 18, 2013

    CAMP JACKSON, South Korea -- Twelve Soldiers from 210th Fires Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division graduated from the Eighth Army Wightman Noncommissioned Officer Academy Warrior Leaders Course Nov. 15, 2013, at Camp Jackson, South Korea. The training focused on improving proficiency and enhancing their leadership development as they strive to become future leaders. Six of the 12 Soldiers, from 210th Fires Brigade, who attend the course made the Commandant's List. The Commandant's List is a leadership award that is earned by finishing with a grade point average that ranked in the top 10 percent of the class. "Behind every great Soldier stands a great NCO," said Col. Michael Lawson, commander of 210th Fires Brigade. The following Soldiers made the Commandant's List Spc. Ren A. Alexius, who is assigned to B Battery, 6th Battalion 37 Field Artillery Regiment Spc. Elijah J. Clay, who is assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Battery Sgt. Alexander J. McHenry, who is assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Battery Cpl. Eric S. Ortega, who is assigned to 579th Signal Company, 70th Brigade Support Battion Cpl. Sohn Hyun-sik, who is assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Battery Spc. Tiffany Dobson, who is assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Battery (U.S. Army photos by Capt. Kelly E. McKenzie, 210th Fires Brigade Public Affairs/Released).

  • Commissaries to start scanning IDs

    Nov 14, 2013

    Commissaries will soon begin scanning customers' Department of Defense ID cards during checkout, as the Defense Commissary Agency continues its pursuit to deliver a 21st century benefit.

  • Army showcases energy-efficient technologies for warfighters

    Nov 14, 2013

    The Army displayed energy-efficient technologies, in the Pentagon courtyard that are used or being developed to make Soldiers more effective on the battlefield, Nov. 14, 2013.

  • Is the weapon clear?

    Nov 13, 2013

    Whether Soldiers are handling a military or privately owned weapon, safety should always be a top concern.