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  • 1st Space Battalion hosts Changes of Command

    Jun 3, 2008

    In April, the 1st Space Battalion held changes of command for both 2nd Space Company and 4th Space Company.

  • TRADOC In-Depth with Col. Daniel Roper

    Jun 3, 2008

    Col. Daniel Roper, the director of the Army and Marine Corps Counter-insurgency Center at Fort Leavenworth, Kan., sat down in late January with the TRADOC News Service to discuss COIN. At the time of the interview, Roper had recently returned from Iraq and talks about what the Counter-insurgency Center does to train Soldiers and Marines and gives his assessment of how the COIN operation is progressing in Iraq.

  • On the job at Tobyhanna - Melissa Ankerway

    Jun 3, 2008

    Melissa Ankerway, a painter helper, touches up the paint on an unmanned aircraft system trailer.

  • Wideband Global SATCOM: Coming to a theater near you

    Jun 3, 2008

    WGS-1 was launched Oct. 11, 2007 and was activated Apr. 14, 2008, and is now providing invaluable communications capabilities to the warfighter.

  • Chicago Businessmen Gain Insight from Army Leaders

    Jun 3, 2008

    Soldiers in Afghanistan and Iraq are not only helping with counter insurgency efforts, they are helping connect the people with their governments, Army leaders told Chicago businessmen Friday..

  • 972 Graduate from U.S. Military Academy at West Point

    May 31, 2008

    WEST POINT, N.Y. (May 31, 2008) - In a stadium where severe weather threatened, 972 cadets graduated from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point today.

  • Anniston Demilitarizes Last VX Projectile

    May 30, 2008

    ANNISTON ARMY DEPOT, Ala. (May 24) Aca,!" All 139,581 nerve agent VX-filled artillery shells that had been stored here for decades have now been demilitarized at the Anniston Chemical Agent Disposal Facility.

  • 2/405th AFSB receives Quartermaster Regiment honors

    May 30, 2008

    SECKENHEIM, GermanyAca,!"The 2/405th Army Field Support Brigade, Vilseck, Germany, has been recognized by the U.S. Army Quartermaster General as a Distinguished Unit of the Quartermaster Regiment.

  • AMC, 402nd AFSB colors fly over LSA Anaconda

    May 30, 2008

    The 402nd Army Field Support Brigade, Logistics Support Activity Anaconda, Iraq, recently held a flag raising ceremony to officially fly the U.S. Army Materiel Command and the brigade flags simultaneously for the first time.

  • Chicago Area Business Leaders Visit Pentagon

    May 30, 2008

    Maj. Gen. Anthony Cucolo, chief of Army Public Affairs, speaks to the World Presidents' Organization, Chicago Chapter, about communications warfare at the Pentagon Fly-in visit, May 30, 2008.

  • SDDC establishes a Strategic Business Office Command Affairs Office

    May 30, 2008

    SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. - The Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command has established a Strategic Business Office (G9 directorate) effective June 1.

  • Fort Drum

    May 30, 2008

  • West Point Class of 2008 Graduation Preparation

    May 29, 2008

    Class of 2008 at USMA at West Point prepares for graduation ceremony.

  • McAlester Army Ammunition Plant Founder's Day

    May 29, 2008

    Photo and long cutline.

  • New Region Director Joins IMCOM-Europe

    May 29, 2008

    HEIDELBERG, Germany Aca,!" Installation Management Command-Europe welcomed its new region director, while bidding farewell to the man who had overseen the organization since its inception.

  • Multi-Source Assessment Program

    May 29, 2008

    The Center For Army Leadership has launched the Multi-Source Assessment Program, an online assessment tool that promotes leadership development.

  • Language Day at Defense Language Institute

    May 29, 2008

    Language comes alive through cultural displays and colorful stage shows at the Defense Language Institute's Language Day. Jini Ryan reports.

  • JROTC cadets finish school year with awards, scholarships

    May 29, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea Aca,!" Seoul American High School JROTC cadets finish the year with awards and a combined 72 scholarships, with six winning full scholarships to service academies.

  • Elementary school kids learn to be 'ambassadors' at SAES

    May 29, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea Aca,!" Jessica Bates, 10, canAca,!a,,ct wait until school starts in August. SheAca,!a,,cll be one of the first faces new children and parents will see when they tour Seoul American Elementary School.

  • Yongsan embraces Army Family Covenant

    May 28, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea -- In this week's Commander's Corner, USAG-Yongsan Commander Col. Dave Hall talks about the Army Family Covenant.

  • Yongsan block party ushers in summer

    May 28, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea Aca,!" Yongsan kicked off summer early with the Memorial Day Bash at the Main Post Club Saturday

  • Troop Command Conducts Asian Pacific Heritage Month Program

    May 28, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea Aca,!" U.S. Army Troop Command-Korea hosted an Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Program May 22 to celebrate the contributions of Asian and Pacific Islanders.

  • SMDC/ARSTRAT to celebrate the Army's 233rd Birthday

    May 28, 2008

    The U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command (SMDC/ARSTRAT) Historical Office will celebrate the ArmyAca,!a,,cs 233rd Birthday on June 13 from 8:30 a.m. Aca,!" 1 p.m. at the Von Braun Complex on Redstone Arsenal.

  • Task Force at Bliss Testing FCS Spin Out 1

    May 27, 2008

    Future Combat System Spin Out 1 items, currently being evaluated by Soldiers at Fort Bliss, Texas, were demonstrated earlier this month on Capitol Hill.

  • Sill rolls out Freedom's Thunder

    May 27, 2008

    The Army's first motorcycle safety rally holds its third annual ride.

  • Simulators Help Aviators Maintain Proficiency

    May 27, 2008

    Aviation units use simulators during mobilization training at Fort Sill, Okla.

  • Field Artillery gets new CSM

    May 27, 2008

    Field Artillery gets new CSM

  • Wiesbaden Prepares for 60th Anniversary of Berlin Airlift

    May 23, 2008

    WIESBADEN, Germany Aca,!" Visitors to the German cities of Wiesbaden, Frankfurt and Berlin find it hard today to imagine what the country resembled after the massive destruction of World War II.

  • Korean university students tour Yongsan Garrison

    May 23, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea Aca,!" Students and staff from a Korean university toured Yongsan Garrison May 19 to gain insight on U.S. military culture as part of the U.S. Forces Korea Good Neighbor Program.

  • Illinois Lt Gov visits with Yongsan Soldiers

    May 23, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea Aca,!" Illinois Lt. Gov. Pat Quinn talks with Capt. Gerard Dow (right), U.S. Forces Korea Protocol Office, during the governor's visit to Yongsan May 19. Over breakfast at the Three Kingdoms Inn Dining Facility here, Quinn met with Soldiers who are Illinois state residents. He also visited the Joint Security Area during his trip to Korea.

  • Wounded Soldiers Receive Purple Hearts

    May 22, 2008

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- A Purple Heart ceremony held May 12 was a show of appreciation for all men and women wearing the uniform with a special acknowledgment to the Families for their love, support and sacrifice.

  • Safety Day Puts Focus On Summertime Hazards

    May 22, 2008

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- As a reminder of the upcoming dog days of summer and hazards involved, Fort Sam Houston and the Army Medical Department Center and School held a Safety Day event May 20 on MacArthur Parade Field with temperatures sweltering around the 95 degree mark.

  • Soldiers Compete For Elite Medical Badge

    May 22, 2008

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- Soldiers from around the world came together for two weeks in May at Camp Bullis to compete for the coveted Expert Field Medical Badge and prove to their comrades that they are the Aca,!A"best of the best.Aca,!A?

  • Class 58 graduates, bids farewell to USASMA

    May 22, 2008

    After completing more than 1,200 hours of instruction during the last nine months, 642 students from Sergeants Major Course Class 58 at the U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy graduated at Abraham Chavez Theatre in downtown El Paso, Texas, receiving their diplomas from TRADOC Commanding General, Gen. William S. Wallace.

  • Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command

    May 22, 2008

    The Army Materiel Command highlights the mission of the Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command's 841st Transportation Battalion.

  • Last Drill Sergeant Class

    May 22, 2008

    FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. Aca,!" A 44-year tradition ended, Friday, as the Drill Sergeant School graduated its last class, cased its colors and permanently shut its doors.

  • Chicago-area Entrepreneurs Get Inside Story on Army

    May 22, 2008

    "This is very much a captain's war -- a sergeant's war," the director of the Army staff told entrepreneurs from the Chicago area at the Pentagon Wednesday.

  • TACOM LCMC commander promoted to Major General

    May 22, 2008

    Warren, MI Aca,!" Brig. Gen. Scott G. West, commanding general of the U.S. Army TACOM Life Cycle Management Command, Warren, Mich., was promoted to the rank of Major General during a formal ceremony held at TACOM May 16.

  • Delegates Gather in Europe for Army Family Action Plan Conference

    May 22, 2008

    HEIDELBERG, Germany Aca,!" Delegates representing Army communities across Europe came together at the Army in Europe and Installation Management Command-Europe Army Family Action Plan conference in Weinheim, Germany, May 12-16 to let senior leaders know what issues the total Army family here would most like resolved.

  • Puddle of Mudd, Saliva rock Yongsan as part of Korea tour

    May 22, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea Aca,!" Hundreds of fans turned out May 16 to rock with metal bands Puddle of Mudd and Saliva during the Yongsan stop of their tour to U.S. military installations in Korea.

  • Yongsan's DODDS school expansion plan takes shape

    May 21, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea Aca,!" After months of planning, calculating school enrollments for next year, and hours surveying campuses, a comprehensive plan to expand Yongsan Garrison school facilities is underway.

  • Yongsan, Seoul firefighters conduct joint rescue exercise

    May 21, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea Aca,!" The Yongsan Garrison and Seoul Fire Departments conducted a joint rescue exercise at a hihg-rise apartment building in Hannam Village.

  • Yongsan practices for NEO at Courageous Channel

    May 21, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea Aca,!" Yongsan Garrison held a semi-annual noncombatant evacuation operation exercise May 15-17 designed to familiarize families and other noncombatants with evacuation procedures.

  • Alabama A&M Student Serves the Army as an Employee and a Role Model

    May 21, 2008

  • ECBC Earns Good Neighbor Award

    May 21, 2008

    In 2007, U.S. Army Edgewood Biological and Chemical Center employees collected enough food to feed 70 Edgewood and Joppatowne families. They collected a mountain of toys to make the holidays special for children who might otherwise have missed out. They donated clothing for Harford County residents in need. When it comes to being a good neighbor, ECBC is simply off the charts.

  • Picatinny Dedicates Memorial to Fallen New Jersey Service Members

    May 21, 2008

    Picatinny officials unveiled a tree memorial honoring all New Jersey-connected service members who have lost their lives during the Global War on Terrorism during a ceremony recently.

  • Natick Pays Tribute to Medal of Honor Recipients

    May 21, 2008

    The U.S. Army Soldier Systems Center held a memorialization ceremony recently renaming streets and buildings after 32 Medal of Honor recipients and two distinguished service members (who served before the medal was in existence) affiliated with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

  • EUCOM Roundtable

    May 20, 2008

    Coverage of Gen. Bantz Craddock, supreme allied commander, Europe, speaking at the Heritage Foundation in Washington, D.C.

  • Schools, Belvoir Spar Over BRAC

    May 20, 2008

    The Army and Fairfax County, Va., school officials are at odds at whether the BRAC initiative will overburden an already-crowded school system when the Army ships 19,000 jobs to the area.

  • Joint Service Chaplain School

    May 20, 2008

    Groundbreaking ceremony for the Joint Service Chaplain School. The $11.6 million project is scheduled to be completed in 2009. Spc. Earl Scott reports.

  • SMDC/ARSTRAT Astronaut assigned to Expedition 20 Space Station Mission

    May 20, 2008

    NASA Astronaut and Army Col. Timothy J. Creamer has been selected as a crew member for Expedition 20 Space Station Mission. Creamer is one of four active Army astronauts that are part of the SMDC/ARSTRAT Astronaut Detachment.

  • Army Community Covenant at Fort Drum

    May 19, 2008

    Watertown, N.Y., residents signed the Army Community Covenant in commitment to Fort Drum's 10th Mountain Division Soldiers and Families. The Army Soldiers Show is looking for a few good drivers to keep them on the road.

  • MacArthur Awards

    May 19, 2008

    Twenty-eight Army captains receive the General Douglas MacArthur Award from Army Chief of Staff Gen. George Casey at a Pentagon Ceremony. Among the recipients is Mary Kennedy, who accepts the award for her son Capt. Edward Kennedy who is deployed. George McNamara reports.

  • 20th Engineers: Making Iraq safer for all

    May 17, 2008

    Soldiers from Fort BraggAca,!a,,cs 20th Engineer Brigade (CBT) (ABN) took time May 10 to showcase their capabilities to senior Multi-National Corps Aca,!" Iraq leadership at their headquarters in Balad.

  • Cav memorial rededication honors Soldiers' and Families' sacrifices

    May 16, 2008

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" More than five years have passed since a coalition of military forces of roughly 300,000 marched onto Iraqi soil in the invasion that ended Saddam HusseinAca,!a,,cs 24-year rule. As operations in Iraq persist, Soldiers continue to pay the ultimate sacrifice for their country

  • Dark Horse lets training go to the birds

    May 16, 2008

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" In what Lt. Col. Thomas Shoffner hopes will become a Aca,!A"habitual relationshipAca,!A? with troops from the 4th Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, Soldiers with the 4th Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment got a rare opportunity to work with their airborne brethren.

  • Picatinny hosts Armed Forces Day observance

    May 16, 2008

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. Aca,!" Picatinny Arsenal hosted a 2008 Armed Forces Day observance for employees and invited guests here May 13.

  • Army certifies two black belts at Tooele Army Depot

    May 16, 2008

    Two Tooele Army Depot civilian employees received honors from Col. Anne L. Davis, depot commander, during a special Lean Six Sigma black belt certification ceremony held in the TEAD Command Program Office May 1.

  • NTC Improves Force Protection Training

    May 16, 2008

    The National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif., has made significant progress in improving force protection training for Army brigade combat teams as they prepare for eventual deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan.

  • BOSS, commissary team up for PT fun

    May 16, 2008

    KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany Aca,!" Spc. Alexandra Shea-Meyers wanted to get a little something for everyone in her unit and in doing so she now holds the record for gathering groceries: $3,502.21 worth in 90 seconds. Her record-holding standing comes from the supermarket sweep event at the Better Opportunities for Single Servicemembers and Commissary Appreciation Day held May 9 at the Vogelweh Commissary.

  • U.S. Army Europe Transformation On Track, Says Army Vice Chief of Staff

    May 16, 2008

    The transformation of U.S. Army Europe will continue as planned and scheduled, said Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Richard A. Cody during a visit to Germany.

  • Finance Soldiers train at Camp Market

    May 15, 2008

    CAMP MARKET, Republic of Korea — 176th Finance Company Soldiers conducted basic soldiering skills training May 13-16 at Camp Market.

  • Best Sappers Compete in Grueling Challenge

    May 15, 2008

    After 52 hours of engineer challenges requiring muscle-wrenching, rain-soaked exertion, little or no sleep and miles of running, Capt. Jason Winkelmann and 2nd Lt. Joel Groves, both from the 8th Engineer Battalion, 36th Engineer Brigade, Fort Hood, Texas, placed first May 8 in the 2008 Best Sapper Competition.

  • USASMA Class 58 pays tribute to fallen comrade, colleague at ADA NCO academy

    May 15, 2008

    Senior noncommissioned officers attending the Sergeants Major Course at the U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy unveiled a plaque they dedicated to the Air Defense Artillery Center Noncommissioned Officer Academy May 8 to honor Command Sgt. Maj. James D. Blankenbecler, a native of Alexandria, Va., Sergeants Major Course Class 53 graduate, and former commandant at the NCO academy. Blankenbecler, command sergeant major of 1st Battalion, 44th Air Defense Artillery Regiment at Fort Hood, Texas, died Oct 1, 2003, after being hit by an improvised explosive device and rocket propelled grenades in Samarra, Iraq.

  • Operation Iguana Voladora

    May 15, 2008

    U.S. Soldiers were among the more than 130 international paratroopers in Operation Iguana Voladora in Honduras which showcased the capabilities of JTB-Bravo.

  • Gold Star Maintenance Facility

    May 15, 2008

    Camp Carrol, Korea opens a new 17-Million dollar 'Gold Medal' maintenance facility to support USFK. Sgt. Joshua Johnson reports.

  • AMC deputy CG examines depot workload, capabilities

    May 15, 2008

    ANNISTON ARMY DEPOT, Ala.--Officials here hosted a day-long visit May 8 from the Army Materiel Command Deputy Commanding General Lt. Gen. William Mortensen, who saw an updated glimpse of a healthy depot workload.

  • Commander's Corner: Honoring Asian Pacific Americans

    May 14, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea Aca,!" May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, a time to honor citizens of our country whose families went to America from halfway around the world and became integral members of American society.

  • Walk brings area communities together

    May 14, 2008

    Diversity was celebrated in a big way, May 10, as thousands of Soldiers and hundreds of civilians took part in the first-ever Community Diversity Walk, sponsored by the Fort Leonard Wood Equal Opportunity Program.

  • Best Sapper Competition 2008

    May 14, 2008

    FORT LEONARD WOOD - After 52 hours of engineer challenges requiring muscle-wrenching, rain-soaked exertion, little or no sleep and miles of running, Capt. Jason Winkelmann and 2nd Lt. Joel Groves, both from the 8th Engineer Battalion, 36th Engineer Brigade, Fort Hood, Texas, placed first in the 2008 Best Sapper Competition, May 8.

  • Army Taking Care of Business through Continuous Process Improvement

    May 14, 2008

    When a CEO told the Army, Aca,!EoeIAca,!a,,cd do business with you if you were more efficient,Aca,!a,,c the Army listened, said AMC Commander Gen. Benjamin S. Griffin.

  • Company-grade Leaders Receive MacArthur Awards

    May 14, 2008

    Twenty-eight commissioned and warrant officers from the active Army, Army Reserve and the National Guard received the 2008 General Douglas MacArthur Leadership Award during a ceremony at the Pentagon today, May 14.

  • Milan Army Ammunition Plant employee celebrates 25th Anniversary of appearing on The Tonight Show wi

    May 14, 2008

  • Top Army Installation Communities

    May 13, 2008

    Fort A.P. Hill, Va., honored as top Army installation in 2008 Communities of Excellence Awards Competition. Fort Meade, Md., awarded second and U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan receives third.

  • Combined Security Transition Command - Afghanistan

    May 13, 2008

    Maj. Gen. Robert Cone, Commander of the Combined Security Transition Command - Afghanistan, discusses what it will take to transform Afghans into a professional security force. Gail McCabe reports.

  • Yongsan Fire Department wins region honors

    May 13, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea Aca,!" YongsanAca,!a,,cs Fire Department has the best fire prevention program and top civilian fire officer in Korea.

  • Korean elementary school children tour Yongsan Garrison

    May 13, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea Aca,!" The garrison hosted 26 Korean elementary school students as part of Korean ChildrenAca,!a,,cs Day activities, treating them to an installation tour and meeting American Soldiers.

  • Sergeants Major students celebrate Asian/Pacific heritage

    May 12, 2008

    Sergeants Major Course Class 58 students celebrated Asian/Pacific Heritage Month May 9, 2008, with a Polynesian dance troupe, music and a rousing speech by USAREUR and Seventh Army command sergeant major, Command Sgt. Maj. Iuniasolua T. Savusa, at the U.S. Army Sergeants Major Course.

  • 'Unified Quest' on Persistent Conflict

    May 12, 2008

    Unified Quest 2008 is the Army Chief of Staff's capstone exercise to explore the Era of Persistent Conflict. Maj. Gen. Barbara Fast, deputy director of the Army Capabilities Integration Center, and Lt. Col. Tony Garner, deputy director of the Future Warfare Division of ARCIC, talk with the TRADOC News Service about Unified Quest 2008 that is focused on building partnership capacity.

  • Fort Drum Army Community Covenant Ceremony

    May 10, 2008

    Secretary of the Army Pete Geren is joined by members of the Fort Drum and northern New York communities in signing the Army Community Covenant in Watertown, N.Y., May 9, 2008. The Army Community Covenant signifies the commitment of the local community to continue its tradition of strong support to Fort Drum Soldiers and their Families.

  • 405th AFSB hosts 21st TSC leadership

    May 9, 2008

    The steady sound of UH-60 Blackhawks performing test flights welcomed 21st Theater Sustainment Command leadership to the Theater Aviation Sustainment Manager-Europe at Coleman Barracks April 30.

  • SDDC deputy commander promoted to brigadier general

    May 9, 2008

    SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. Aca,!" Col. Brian R. Layer, deputy commander of the Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command, was promoted to the rank of brigadier general in a joint ceremony at Fort Eustis, Va., this morning.

  • Countering capability intercepts 100th rocket, mortar in Iraq

    May 9, 2008

    The Army passed a milestone in its continuing efforts to provide a capability to counter the indirect fire threat with the 100th successful intercept of a rocket or mortar round fired at high value Multi-National Corps-Iraq assets in late March.

  • Fort Bliss Spouses Celebrate

    May 9, 2008

    Men and women gathered to celebrate Spouse Appreciation Day May 9 at the Army Community Service center at Fort Bliss, Texas. Glenda Bromberg, wife to the Fort Bliss commander, said, Aca,!A"not only is it a great day to be a Soldier, well, it's great, everyday, to be a SoldierAca,!a,,cs wife.Aca,!A? Post command sergeant majorAca,!a,,cs wife Audrey Rodgers, assisted by Bromberg and ACS director Peggy Brown, cuts slices of cake to serve to celebrating spouses. Visit www.army.mil/spouse for more information on Military Spouse Day.

  • Army-wide effort gets Soldiers to Kosovo

    May 9, 2008

    Approximately 150 Soldiers of the 106th Aviation Regiment, Illinois National Guard, recently deployed to Kosovo as part of the United Nations mandated NATO led peacekeeping force.

  • USASAC leader honored by Women in Defense

    May 9, 2008

    Rick Alpaugh, U.S. Army Security Assistance Command deputy to the commanding general, spoke at the Tennessee Valley Chapter Women in Defense organization's Industry Luncheon at the Marriott hotel, Huntsville, Ala., April 30. Alpaugh also received and award from the Women in Defense Association and met the Huntsville Mayor Loretta Spencer.

  • Fort Jackson's best compete for DSoY

    May 9, 2008

    Four of Fort JacksonAca,!a,,cs top drill sergeants went head-to-head last week in a competition that culminated with a grueling urban orienteering course. The three-day Drill Sergeant of the Year Competition, held April 28-30, pitted representatives from each training brigade and the Drill Sergeant School.

  • Joint-service chaplain school ground broken; completion set for fall 2009

    May 9, 2008

    The U.S. Army Chaplain Center and School has had numerous homes before coming to Fort Jackson in 1996. And apparently it isnAca,!a,,ct going anywhere anytime soon as the DoD prepares to relocate Navy and Air Force chaplain schools right next to it. Religious and military leaders from all branches converged on Fort Jackson Tuesday to take part in the groundbreaking ceremony for the Armed Forces Chaplaincy Center.

  • BOSS forum offers 46 participants training, fun

    May 9, 2008

    SCHWETZINGEN, Germany - The Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers program "is the collective voice of the single Soldier" which represents 49 percent of the Army.

  • Dragon Hill Lodge celebrates 18th anniversary

    May 8, 2008

    Dragon Hill Lodge celebrated its 18th anniversary May 3 with a block party featuring live bands and various activities.

  • Community Profile: USAG-Yongsan's Equal Employment Opportunity program manager

    May 8, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea Aca,!" Wattanaporn Aca,!A"AnaAca,!A? Videtto is the U.S. Army Garrison-Yongsan Equal Employment Opportunity program manager. She arrived in September to build a garrison program designed to provide an environment free of unlawful employment discrimination for all U.S. civilian employees.

  • Arriving organization brings world of opportunity

    May 8, 2008

    A senior executive with the Army Security Assistance Command said the organizationAca,!a,,cs move to Redstone Arsenal is an Aca,!A"opportunity to move our organization to the next step.Aca,!A?

  • Yongsan claims $750K ACOE prize

    May 8, 2008

    ARLINGTON, Va - Top Army officials honored the best Army communities in the world in a May 8 ceremony in the annual Army Communities of Excellence competition.

  • Teens get political as NATO 'ambassadors'

    May 8, 2008

    SCHWEINFURT, Germany Aca,!" Nineteen high school students from Wuerzburg and Ansbach American High Schools joined local area students for a trip to Sambachshof near Bad Koenigshofen to take part in the 24th annual seminar sponsored by the Bavarian State Center for Political Education to promote North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) awareness.

  • Kaiserslautern Special Olympics hosts 800 athletes

    May 8, 2008

    ENKENBACH-ALSENBORN, Germany Aca,!" Dirk Grosskopf threw a softball for the first time May 6 at the Special Olympics Spring Games held at the German Police Academy here. Aca,!A"First time ever, and he (Dirk) picked it up really fast,Aca,!A? said Charles Heath, an Army and Air Force Exchange Service employee in Landstuhl, who was volunteering as GrosskopfAca,!a,,cs buddy Aca,!" an athleteAca,!a,,cs personal coach, cheerleader and friend for the day. Pitching under his leg, the 13-year-old athlete from the Christoph-Graupner-Schule in Darmstadt said to his buddy, who translated, Aca,!A"I like this game very much.Aca,!A? Special Olympics is an international program of athletic competition for children and adults with intellectual disabilities. ItAca,!a,,cs been held in the Kaiserslautern military community in early May for 25 years courtesy of the U.S. Army Garrison Kaiserslautern. For the past nine years, the event has been held and co-hosted by the German Police Academy.

  • USAG-Yongsan, Immigration officials reaffirm commitment to providing SOFA, Visa stamp services

    May 8, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea Aca,!" Garrison leaders and Korean immigration officials reaffirmed their commitment May 6 to continue providing Status of Forces Agreement and A-3 Visa stamp services to the Yongsan community through a satellite office on Yongsan Garrison.

  • Yongsan to test NEO procedures during semi-annual exercise

    May 7, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea Aca,!" The garrison will test its ability to move families and other noncombatants out of Korea during an exercise here May 15-18.

  • Inspection Shows Fort Sam Barracks Safe, Healthy For Soldiers

    May 7, 2008

    A recent 100-percent barracks inspection by post leaders revealed a need for minor repairs, but a lack of any major issues that would compromise the safety or health of Soldiers, the garrison commander announced at a press conference May 2.

  • Employees create test aid to save time, money

    May 7, 2008

    Two Tobyhanna Army Depot employeesAca,!a,,c suggestion will save the depot over $78,000 per year.

  • ARNORTH Conducts Disaster Response Exercise

    May 6, 2008

    U.S. Army North kicked off National Level Exercise 02-08 in the Seattle, Wash., area on May 1st to test their response to a simulated chemical attack in the area. The exercise is testing ARNORTH's communications capabilities with local, state and other federal agencies, as well as their ability to bring together responders to a mass casualty situation.

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