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  • Time capsule items sought

    Mar 15, 2011

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - The Aberdeen Proving Ground community is invited to donate environmentally friendly items that will be placed in a time capsule during the Arbor Day/Earth Day ceremony April 29 at the APG Museum. The time capsule will be closed for 50 years, then opened May 1, 2061.

  • Indian general, USAWC Class of 2001 grad, inducted into IF Hall of Fame

    Mar 15, 2011

    General Vijay Kumar Singh, the Chief of Staff of the Indian Army, the highest position in the Indian Army, became the 33rdInternational Fellow to receive the honor.

  • 99th RSC 'Women of Honor' highlights Master Sgt. Trenest Abrams

    Mar 15, 2011

    Since the formation of the Women's Army Corps in the 1940s, women have faced many challenges and contributed greatly to the U.S. Army through their accomplishments.

  • First Army, USAG get involved in area schools

    Mar 14, 2011

    In honor of Read Across America Day March 2, Capt. Lawrence Reid, finance resources officer, First Army G-8, prepares to read the Dr. Seuss book "Go Dog Go!" to Virgann Maddison's first grade class at W.A. Fountain Elementary School, one of First Army's partnership schools. Col. Deborah Grays, U.S. Army Garrison commander, visits with students at Hapeville Elementary School as part of their Military Day event Feb. 17.

  • US forces provide relief aid to Japan

    Mar 14, 2011

    U.S. military forces are working alongside their Japanese counterparts to provide aid as the country digs out in the aftermath of the massive 8.9 magnitude earthquake and tsunami that struck March 11.

  • Army joins Morgan State to spur Maryland students at S&T symposium

    Mar 14, 2011

    Senior Army officials, scientists and engineers from APG will join industry and academia counterparts to celebrate and evaluate student STEM research at the Maryland Junior Science and Humanities Symposium at Morgan State University March 17-19.

  • Governor, military leaders sign covenant

    Mar 11, 2011

    TOPEKA - Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback hosted senior military leaders from around the state for the signing of the Army Community Covenant and the continuation of the Governor's Military Council Feb. 24 at the state capitol in Topeka.

  • School Lessons In Building Partnerships

    Mar 11, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Team Redstone solidified some educational partnerships March 1.

  • Local bike shop auctions custom bike, presents proceeds to Fort Bragg Fisher House

    Mar 11, 2011

    Five thousand, one hundred and one dollars. That's how much was recently donated to Fort Bragg's Fisher House as local motorcycle builder Hot Rodz auctioned a custom bike and presented all proceeds to the organization that assists Soldiers and Families in need. The motorcycle, began life as a 1977 Harley Davidson Springer and Hot Rodz added a lot of parts taken from around the shop, to go along with various outsourced parts, including many that were donated by various vendors.

  • Pentagon Claims Top Award at Fort Lee Culinary Competition

    Mar 11, 2011

    The 36th Annual Culinary Arts Competition at Fort Lee, Va., concludes with an award ceremony in which the Pentagon team was named Installation of the Year

  • Memorial service remembers the 175th anniversary of Battle of the Alamo

    Mar 11, 2011

    SAN ANTONIO -- With the ringing of the Alamo Bell by Sam Clark, president general of the Sons of the Republic of Texas, followed by the posting of the colors by the Alamo Rangers, the memorial service inside the Alamo Shrine March 6 for the 189 defenders of the Alamo who perished 175 years ago in 1836 began.

  • Hiring Heroes Career Fair offers job opportunities for wounded warriors, spouses

    Mar 11, 2011

    About 40 employers were on hand March 8, for the Hiring Heroes Career Fair at the Sam Houston Club.

  • Therapy dogs helping with more than PTSD, TBI

    Mar 11, 2011

    Launched just eight months ago, Veterans Moving Forward vows to provide service dogs, at no cost, to veterans with physical and mental health challenges, including those suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injuries.

  • A homecoming, Alaska style

    Mar 10, 2011

    Anchorage welcomes the 23rd Engineer Company back from Afghanistan with an only-in-Alaska experience during the city's premier winter festival.

  • 9th Army Band on the road for Music in our schools month

    Mar 10, 2011

    The 9th Army Band is taking their show on the road during the month of March, but most of their performances will not be for the Soldiers they usually serve, but for the youngest members of the community in honor of Music in our Schools Month.

  • Michelle Obama, Jill Biden to launch troop-support campaign

    Mar 1, 2011

    First Lady Michelle Obama and Jill Biden, wife of Vice President Joe Biden, plan to launch a campaign next month that's designed to rally citizens, businesses and nonprofit organizations to provide support for U.S. servicemembers and their families.

  • Remembering The Liberation Of A Nation

    Feb 28, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Philip Alterizio, 88, has a new medal to add to his collection of memorabilia from his military service in the European Theater during World War II.

  • Mother of fallen Soldier: 'I Want To Let People Know About Him'

    Feb 28, 2011

    There are times when Julie Nethery can't face the truth. There are times when this mom of three has convinced herself that her youngest son is still coming home from his deployment.

  • Madison Chief Has Military Roots

    Feb 28, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- There are days - troubling, tough days - when Madison police chief Larry Muncey relies on the "deep down" training he received during his military years.

  • Fort Hood partners with local school district to gather recyclables

    Feb 28, 2011

    FORT HOOD, Texas -The Fort Hood Recycle Center and Killeen Independent School District have formed a partnership in which the garrison will provide recycle services to the Meadows and Duncan Elementary Schools. Next school year, the recycling effort could be extended to nine campuses on Fort Hood.

  • Black History Month a time for perspective

    Feb 28, 2011

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. - Tina Hawkins spent the better part of nine years serving as an enlisted Soldier in the Army, ultimately making the decision to trade in her sergeant stripes to be a human resource assistant at the Army War College in Carlisle, Pa.

  • Capital Classic action comes to Fort Meade

    Feb 26, 2011

    Fort Meade played host to the large tournament, which pitted 16 teams from military installations against each other.

  • Traveling Korean War exhibit on display in Hawaii

    Feb 25, 2011

    Lt. Gen. Benjamin R. Mixon, U.S. Army Pacific commander, toured a pictorial history of the Korean War Feb. 23 at Fort Shafter, Hawaii. The exhibit moves Feb. 25 to Fort DeRussy in Waikiki and will be open to the public.

  • Observance highlights African-American service to US

    Feb 25, 2011

    FORT RILEY, Kan. - West Point's first African-American cadet brigade commander told a Fort Riley audience that contributions made by black Americans in the service to their country have been "poorly documented and inadequately observed."

  • Father, daughter join together to donate blood

    Feb 25, 2011

    FORT RILEY, Kan. - Amanda Smith, a military spouse, and her father, Jerry West, took turns giving blood Feb. 15 at Army Community Service during Fort Riley's quarterly American Red Cross Blood Drive. Fifty-three units of blood were collected during the drive, Feb. 15 and 16. Thirty units were from active-duty Soldiers.

  • Spouses 'get to know each other' during couples' game

    Feb 25, 2011

    FORT RILEY, Kan. - Communication is key in relationships. Army Community Service showed couples how well they communicated and how much they knew about each other during "Guess What Your Mate Will Say," a game-show-like presentation Feb. 20 at Riley's Conference Center on Main Post. It took place alongside Riley's monthly brunch, which had a theme of "Brunch with your Little Valentine."

  • Morris County business leaders hone shooting skills at Picatinny Arsenal

    Feb 25, 2011

    A group of 30 members of the Morris County Chamber of Commerce "Leadership Morris" program got a taste of military history, research, development and weapons during a visit to Picatinny Arsenal Feb. 24. In addition to receiving briefings on the workings of the arsenal, the team got an inside look at Picatinny's Toys for Tots program, toured the largest prototype manufacturing facility on the 6,500-acre installation (the Prototype Integration Facility) and got a chance to sharpen their shooting skills at the Marine Corps weapons simulation range.

  • Army Soldiers Rock 2011 Chicago Auto Show

    Feb 25, 2011

    The U.S. Army Accessions Command, U.S. Army Recruiting Command, U.S. Army Cadet Command and Accessions Support Brigade, greatly enhanced Army awareness and established lasting relationships, by participating in the 2011 Chicago Auto Show (CAS). The U.S. Army exhibit covered 12,000 square feet and the Army showcased green and stealth technology unmatched in the civilian sector, a great addition to the show this year. Two concepts from the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command's (RDECOM), Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC), the Clandestine Extended Range Vehicle (CERV) and the Future Tactical Truck System (FTTS), are two of the future concept vehicles from the TARDEC in Detroit. The U.S. Army 'Strength in Action Zone,' hosted numerous interactive displays for the public to engage in, including Drill Sergeants from Fort Knox Kentucky and NHRA Dragster Driver, Sgt. 1st Class Don OAca,!a,,cNeal, who shared his car with the public. The interactive and innovative assets helped provide an increased understanding and appreciation of the benefits and value of Army service and awareness of the unmatched education, career and leadership opportunities available, as well as educated the public on Soldiers, Army life and the leading-edge technology the U.S. Army provides. The ten-day auto show attracted about two million spectators, ending on Sunday February 20.

  • RDECOM advances outreach, education effort at AUSA symposium

    Feb 25, 2011

    RDECOM displayed some of its latest technology at the AUSA Winter Symposium Feb. 22-25 as part of the Army Materiel Command's exhibit to share what it has developed for Soldiers and to gain feedback from members of the defense community.

  • Kansas lawmakers recognize Military Appreciation Day

    Feb 25, 2011

    Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback hosted senior military leaders from around the state for the signing of the Army Community Covenant and the continuation of the Governor's Military Council(GMC) at the state capitol in Topeka, Kan., Feb.24.

  • Practice makes perfect

    Feb 25, 2011

    C.J. West (right), retired DA civilian and narrator for today's Fort McPherson Black History Month luncheon, listens to the suggestions of others during the Wednesday rehearsal at The Commons at Fort McPherson.

  • Tuskegee Airman shares his story of serving with distinction

    Feb 25, 2011

    James Sheppard was one of the men selected to be a part of the experimental group that came to be known as the Tuskegee Airmen. He was invited by the local chapter of the Tuskegee Airmen Institute, with support from the African American Heritage Month committee, to share his story Feb. 17, here.

  • USARPAC Soldiers race for charity during Great Aloha Run

    Feb 22, 2011

    More than 23,000 people took part in the the Great Aloha Run on Presidents' Day, Feb. 21, in Honolulu. Servicemembers from all branches, including the U.S. Army Pacific, led by Lt. Gen. Benjamin R. Mixon, USARPAC commander, and Maj. Gen. Michael Terry, 8th Theater Sustainment Command commander, sprinted down Nimitz Highway more than eight miles, from the Aloha Tower to the Aloha Stadium.

  • Green landscaping puts LID on runoff

    Feb 22, 2011

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - The next time someone tells you to put a LID on it, don't take offense. They may simply be asking whether you've considered putting a green roof on that new building you are designing.

  • APG doing part to boost forest coverage

    Feb 22, 2011

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - The United Nations General Assembly has declared 2011 the International Year of Forests to raise awareness about forest management and conservation and development of all types of forests for the benefit of current and future generations.

  • Blue Star Card holders meet, take photos with Lt. Dan Band

    Feb 22, 2011

  • SKIES students win big at taekwondo competitions

    Feb 22, 2011

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Two Aberdeen Proving Ground taekwondo students recently won first place at regional and world competitions

  • Survivor Services set at APG

    Feb 22, 2011

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Are you a family member, relative or friend of a fallen Soldier' Are you having trouble handling the grief' Has the loss hurt you financially as well as emotionally' For survivors of fallen Soldiers, unsure of where to turn for answers, help has arrived. The Survivor Outreach Services program provides long-term emotional and financial planning support to the Families of fallen service men and women in a compassionate, thorough and timely manner.

  • Family Camp helps keiki cope

    Feb 22, 2011

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - Twenty-five Army families affected by deployments socialized and relaxed at a recreational camp located on the island's North Shore, Feb. 4-6.

  • Fort Riley Soldiers 'Cowboy Up' at K-State Rodeo

    Feb 22, 2011

    Soldiers of the 1st Infantry Division traded in their combat boots and berets for cowboy hats and boots for the 55th Annual Kansas State University Collegiate Rodeo Feb. 20. The rodeo is hosted at KSU's Weber Arena for three days and concludes with Sunday's Military Appreciation Day.

  • House, Freakley reaffirm Army's sponsorship of motorsports teams

    Feb 22, 2011

    On the day the House voted 281-148 to allow the U.S Army to continue its NASCAR sponsorship, Lt. Gen. Benjamin Freakley explained the importance of the relationship to the media at Daytona International Speedway, Fla.

  • Wiesbaden daughters welcome home their fathers by 'Dancing with Daddy'

    Feb 22, 2011

    Girls from across the U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden put a spin on their fathers' welcome home celebrations. They also added a few dips, twists, turns and squeals. A,A

  • Base in southern Iraq hosts Austin Marathon

    Feb 21, 2011

    Runners on southern Iraq's Contingency Operating Site Kalsu participated in a central Texas based half marathon, Sunday.

  • Touching the heartbeat of America

    Feb 18, 2011

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Despite the political, economic and foreign policy issues facing the nation today, one of America's foremost military leaders and statesmen still finds optimism and confidence in the Americans he meets while traveling on speaking engagements.

  • Train lead singer rolls into WFSC to meet Soldiers, Families

    Feb 18, 2011

    Pat Monahan, lead singer for the band Train (center), stopped by the Warrior and Family Support Center on Fort Sam Houston Feb. 11, a few hours before the band's performance at the AT&T Center as part of the San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo. After getting a short tour of the facility, Monahan stayed to talk to numerous Soldiers and their Families, sign autographs and pose for photos.

  • Team Redstone comes together to celebrate Black History Month

    Feb 18, 2011

    Team Redstone came together Wednesday to celebrate Black History Month and learn about the past as well as look to the future.

  • Fort Bragg Families enjoy a night at the circus

    Feb 18, 2011

    For 50 Fort Bragg children and their Families it was a party under the big top last week. Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus invited the Families to a special animal care seminar followed by the main event, "Zing Zang Zoom," at the Crown Coliseum in Fayetteville, Feb. 10.

  • Soldiers' daughters show love for fathers through ice skating

    Feb 17, 2011

    He and five other servicemembers from Joint Base Lewis-McChord carefully made their way to the center of the rink, where they stood smartly in formation.

  • Therapy dogs all about the love

    Feb 17, 2011

    Butch and Zack were selected to deploy to Iraq after intensive training by America's VetDogs, a nonprofit organization that raises and donates dogs to military units and veterans with needs. The dogs were handed over to 98th Med. Det. last week, and will continue training alongside their military partners in preparation for deployment.

  • Joint Base Lewis-McChord program to aid foster care for military children

    Feb 17, 2011

    A partnership pilot project between JBLM and the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services aims at changing that difficult reality by placing military foster children in homes similar to their own.

  • Governor visits post

    Feb 17, 2011

  • Zero Waste: Post uses solar power, efficient equipment to save money

    Feb 17, 2011

    The Army's Net Zero Installation Strategy to conserve natural resources echoes Fort Meade's efforts to conserve energy.

  • U.S. Army Field Band launches instructional videos on the Web

    Feb 17, 2011

    The U.S. Army Field Band launched its "Educational Video Series Player" Feb. 17, providing professional online music tutorials to anyone wishing to learn. What makes the "Educational Video Series Player" unique is that it is designed for all levels of musicians and music enthusiasts. The videos are divided into tabs ranging from history and maintenance to advanced playing techniques. Users can select the topic that interests them most and go directly to the lesson.

  • Registration open for 2011 Bataan Memorial Death March

    Feb 17, 2011

    It is time to start preparing for the 2011 Bataan Memorial Death March to be conducted March 27, at White Sands Missile Range, N.M.

  • Third Army, 20th Fighter Wing work together to ensure BRAC transition a success

    Feb 17, 2011

    In 2005, the Base Realignment and Closure committee mandated that Fort McPherson, Ga. close, and the Third Army headquarters be moved to Shaw Air Force Base, S.C. That means approximately 1,400 new military and civilians in the workforce, many with their Families, will be entering Shaw AFB, shopping at the Base Exchange, using the gym, taking their children to the child development center, and utilizing other facilities when the command complete its move later this summer.

  • Lee Soldier among USO honorees

    Feb 17, 2011

    FORT LEE, Va. (Feb. 17, 2011) -A Fort Lee staff sergeant was among the honorees at the USO of Hampton Roads and Central Virginia 2011 Gala Saturday in the Hampton Roads Convention Center, Hampton.

  • American Soldiers moonlight as German 'Gunnerz'

    Feb 17, 2011

    Sgt. 1st Class Jermaine Grandison, Staff Sgt. Brett Thomas and Sgt. Anthony Bynum are Soldiers by day, but play for "The Gunnerz," the DJK Schweinfurt basketball team who play in the German 2nd regional league.

  • Lawyer captures a spot on Alaska's Royal Court

    Feb 16, 2011

    Amy Cauthen Marshall, USAG Fort Greely Paralegal Specialist, was named first runner-up in the Mrs. Alaska America Pageant of 24 women from all walks of Alaskan married life.

  • Academy Band NCO earns Grammy

    Feb 16, 2011

    Staff Sgt. Brandie Lane, U.S. Military Academy Band audio engineer, received a Grammy for Best Engineered Album - Classical category.

  • Joint patrols offer leaders a community view

    Feb 16, 2011

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Keeping Soldiers safe while off-duty is a concern for leaders on Fort Hood.

  • Recycling becomes competitive for West Point cadets

    Feb 16, 2011

    Recycling in the Corps of Cadets has just gotten competitive. The U.S. Military Academy has joined more than 600 colleges across the nation in the 2011 Recyclemania Tournament. The eight-week competition was established by the College and University Recycling Council, in coordination with Keep America Beautiful and the Environmental Protection Agency's WasteWise program.

  • African-American experience presented from Civil War, beyond

    Feb 16, 2011

    Many times before West Point Cadet Robert Weir appreciated the African-American History Month program sitting among an audience. On Feb. 11, he proudly took the stage with his fellow cadets to present "A Ways to Go: African-Americans in the Civil War and Beyond."

  • Military Saves Week kicks off Sunday

    Feb 16, 2011

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - The 2011 Military Saves Campaign kicks off Sunday with Military Saves Week. Enlisted personnel and junior noncommissioned officers are more likely to fall into financial trouble, according to a recent study by the FINRA Investor Education Foundation, a partner in the Department of Defense Financial Readiness Campaign

  • Local veteran's group brings Valentine cheer to brigade's heroes

    Feb 15, 2011

    FORT EUSTIS (Feb. 14, 2011) - Dee Guillory (left) Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6002, Ladies Auxiliary, presents Lt. Col. Marc Spencer, rear detachment deputy commanding officer, 7th Sustainment Brigade a bundle of Valentine's Day cards Feb. 14 in front of the brigade's headquarters. The cards were made by the post's Ladies Auxiliary Junior Girls Unit and given to Soldiers of the brigade who recently returned home from deployment operations. Spencer, who a short time ago returned from a 12-month deployment to Afghanistan as the commander of the brigade's 382nd Transportation Theater Opening Element, Special Troops Battalion, expressed great thanks to the auxiliary's Junior Girls for taking the time to make the cards and bring his Soldiers a bit of Valentine's Day cheer. "Happy Valentine's Day to our American heroes," said Guillory as she handed the bundle of brightly colored cards to Spencer. "We are here to support you and the entire community of veterans stationed at Fort Eustis."

  • Great Aloha Run to kick off on President's Day

    Feb 15, 2011

    HONOLULU - Hawaii runners, including those in the armed services, are lacing up for the Kaiser Permanente Great Aloha Run, scheduled, here, Feb. 21.

  • Chicago Auto Show spotlights Army technology

    Feb 14, 2011

    This week the Army is exhibiting prototype vehicles and other technologies at the Chicago Auto Show.

  • 82nd Airborne Brings Super Bowl Party to Wounded Warriors

    Feb 8, 2011

    Leadership and supporting organizations throw a Super Bowl party for wounded warriors at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. Distributed gifts and were joined by Washington Redskin cheerleaders. The All American Chorus performed for the wounded warriors.

  • Grateful Tunes From Band Building

    Feb 8, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The Army Materiel Command Band has "moved up" within the military community.

  • Soldiers Reintegrate at the "Las Vegas of the East"

    Feb 8, 2011

    Approximately 200 Soldiers and 100 Family members descended on the Trump Plaza in Atlantic City, N.J., to participate in the first Yellow Ribbon Reintegration event for the 99th Regional Support Command this year.

  • West Point cadets join thousands in NYC volunteering for HOPE

    Feb 8, 2011

    On the evening of Jan. 31, 65 West Point cadets participated in a volunteer event known as HOPE, which stands for Homeless Outreach Population Estimate. HOPE is an annual event that began in New York City in 2005 with the purpose of estimating the number of unsheltered people living on city streets, subway platforms, parks and other public places.

  • President's new initiative mirrors Army Reserve's commitment to military

    Feb 8, 2011

    When President Barack Obama announced a new plan this Jan. 24 to increase support to service members and their families, he echoed the covenant that has existed for years between the Army Reserve and its Citizen-Soldiers.

  • Strong Bonds family retreat teaches communication, values

    Feb 8, 2011

    The chaplain's office of 99th Regional Support Command hosted a Strong Bonds family enrichment retreat in Niagara Falls, N.Y., Jan. 28-30.

  • Preparing the next generation of leaders

    Feb 8, 2011

    Our remaining BRAC challenges at Aberdeen will continue to be rebuilding the workforce for missions that are relocating to APG, and to address the second and third order impacts to existing APG tenants caused by opportunities created by unfilled positions.

  • 299th Eng. Company dismantles improvised bridge

    Feb 8, 2011

    Soldiers of 299th Engineer Company, 724th Engineer Battalion, 36th Engineer Brigade dismantled an Improvised Rafting Bridge on Tigris River near Sharqat, Iraq, Jan. 23. The same morning approximately one mile upriver a new permanent bridge built by Iraqi hands opened to traffic for the first time.

  • Reading in the classroom

    Feb 8, 2011

    Master Sgt. Michael Bonds, senior enlisted advisor, 903rd Contingency Contracting Battalion, reads to 3rd graders at Vogelweh Elementary School in Kaiserslautern, Germany as part of a 'Professional Reading in the Classroom' program the 409th Contracting Support Brigade is hosting to encourage it's soldiers and employees to get out and volunteer

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

    Feb 7, 2011

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

  • CYSS, UH helps military kids with deployments

    Feb 7, 2011

    HONOLULU - The Stan Sheriff Center hosted Utah State's men's basketball team and one very large group of military youth, here, Jan. 29.

  • NFL Play 60: Kids play with the pros

    Feb 7, 2011

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - More than 200 children converged on Stoneman Stadium, here, to meet and play with National Football League All-Star football players and cheerleaders, Jan. 27, during the NFL's Play 60 Challenge.

  • USO turns 70, celebrates with a tailgate party

    Feb 7, 2011

    WHEELER ARMY AIRFIELD, Hawaii - Service members and their families traveling to and from the isle on Super Bowl Sunday have something extra special to look forward to while en route: the local United Service Organization's tailgate-themed birthday celebration.

  • Former NFL players tell Fort Hood kids: For a hero, look no further than your own family

    Feb 7, 2011

    Former NFL players Rodney Bailey and Reggie Howard and other members of the I am NOT a HERO Foundation, Inc., held a football mini-camp for military youths at Fort Hood, Texas, Super Bowl Sunday.

  • Alaska paratroopers show, tell students about Army life

    Feb 4, 2011

    Paratroopers from the 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, visited with students Jan. 21, at Orion Elementary School on Elmendorf Air Force Base, Alaska, to show the parachutes and equipment they use in airborne operations.

  • APG, Harford Community College discuss tailoring education to future jobs

    Feb 4, 2011

    BEL AIR, Md. -- Partnerships with local schools are vital for Aberdeen Proving Ground to meet the challenges of the base realignment and closure, commonly known as BRAC, a senior U.S. Army official said. As APG evolves into the Army's new hub for science and engineering, Maryland and the surrounding region will need to build and retain the workforce to ensure technological support to Soldiers remains strong, said Gary Martin, U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command executive deputy to the commander.

  • West Point cadet immersed in volunteer work during holiday break

    Feb 4, 2011

    West Point Cadet Dan Thueneman (Class of 2011) was looking for an opportunity not only to experience something that most would never know, but also to volunteer his time to others who were in need. Thueneman traveled to the rural community of Mukono district of Uganda for 11 days to volunteer with the non-governmental organization called A Broader View.

  • West Point Band NCO nominated for Grammy

    Feb 4, 2011

    The West Point Band's newest audio engineer, Staff Sgt. Brandie Lane, was nominated for a Grammy in the Best Engineered Album-Classical category.

  • Harmonious Hallways: lawmakers, local schools, youth groups use education, awareness to battle bulli

    Feb 3, 2011

    FORT LEE, VA (Feb. 3, 2011) -"It's an old problem with new twists," said Prince George County Police Officer John E. Pearson Jr., when asked to discuss the issue of bullying in our schools.

  • Annual donor recognition ceremony highlights contributions

    Feb 3, 2011

    The Robertson Blood Center held its annual Donor Recognition Ceremony at the military blood donor center at Fort Hood on Jan. 26, 2011, recognizing individuals and units that contributed to the program's success in 2010.

  • Fort Lee BOSS supports school outside gate

    Feb 3, 2011

    FORT LEE, VA (Feb. 3, 2011) -A group of Fort Lee Soldiers are striving to make their presence felt outside the confines of the installation.

  • Gruenstadt bakery delivers fresh baked goods daily, Europe-wide

    Feb 3, 2011

    One of the first things you'll notice when you step onto the floor of the Army and Air Force Exchange Service-Europe bakery in GrAfA1/4nstadt is the sound. It's a loud whirling almost jackhammer-like sound that echoes from a towering machine near the entrance. It's similar to what you might hear at a construction site.

  • Partners against disease; Iron Brigade, Korea fight hoof-and-mouth disease

    Feb 3, 2011

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea - Despite a short timeline and concerns over Hoof and Mouth Disease, a joint effort between 4th Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment and 4th Chemical Company, Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team, made January's gunnery training possible for several units within the brigade.

  • KATUSAS celebrate Lunar New Year with tradition

    Feb 3, 2011

    CAMP RED CLOUD, South Korea - U.S. Soldiers might be curious why their Korean counterparts, Korean Augmentation to the U.S. Army Soldiers, are so excited to celebrate the New Year with their families nearly a month after the first of January. That's because one of their biggest holidays, Seol-nal, celebrates New Years Day on Jan. 1 of the lunar calendar.

  • Camp Casey Tax Center opens its doors for new season

    Feb 3, 2011

    CAMP RED CLOUD, South Korea - The tax season has come again and so has the reopening of the Camp Casey Tax Center which opened its doors for business Jan. 24. This gives Soldiers and their Families stationed in Area I enough time to file their tax returns before the deadline for those living overseas, June 15.

  • Yama Sakura participants uplift souls

    Feb 2, 2011

    U. S. Soldiers and members of the Japan Ground Self Defense Force participating in Yama Sakura 59 combined forces to encourage children at an orphanage Jan. 29 near Camp Kengun, Japan.

  • Black History Month: Mississippi native looks back on 32-year Army career

    Feb 2, 2011

    In 1979, Margaret Thatcher became Britain's first female prime minister; Saddam Hussein became President of Iraq; "Saturday Night Fever" was the Album of the Year; and Chief Warrant Officer 4 Gene Moore entered the Army.

  • Wildlife headlines annual gala at Stewart

    Feb 2, 2011

    Club Stewart, often filled with sounds of celebration, camaraderie, social gatherings and events marking major milestones in military life, was a place of different sounds Jan. 22.

  • CG thanks local community for welcome

    Feb 2, 2011

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala.-- Lt. Gen. Richard P. Formica, commanding general, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command, and his wife Diane were welcomed to the community by the Huntsville/Madison Chamber of Commerce and the Tennessee Valley BRAC committee through a reception here Jan. 31.

  • Hunter WWII fire truck retires at the Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum

    Feb 2, 2011

    The shinny, little 1941 Ford Fire Truck affectionately called "Rags" moved slowly toward the entrance of the Mighty Eighth Museum to its final resting place inside among other World War II relics, January 28.

  • Army Family Action Plan delegates tackle 88 issues

    Feb 2, 2011

    The perception of a week-long meeting of Army spouses is one of the greatest misnomers about the annual Army Family Action Plan Conference, organizers said, as the event opened its 2011 rendition here, Monday, at the Sheraton National Hotel.

  • 6-37th FA brings Christmas to the children

    Feb 2, 2011

    CAMP RED CLOUD, South Korea - Soldiers with 6th Battalion, 37th Field Artillery Regiment, 210th Fires Brigade visited the "House of Isaac," an orphanage located in Uijeongbu Dec. 21.

  • National Guard responding to year's biggest storm

    Feb 2, 2011

    In response to blizzard conditions and strong winter storms across a third of the country, six governors have declared states of emergency and about 1,100 National Guard members from 11 states have been activated or are on standby, National Guard Bureau officials said.

  • An Alaska Native blessing for aviation brigade

    Feb 1, 2011

    Alaska Natives salute members of the 16th Combat Aviation Brigade at Fort Wainwright, Alaska with a traditional Athabascan feast and ceremony

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