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  • Ride 2 Recovery cyclists trek route of 9/11 attacks

    Sep 21, 2011

    Ride 2 Recovery cyclists pedaled more than 500 miles during an eight-day trip from New York to the Pentagon commemorating the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.

  • Report examines lower-body blast injuries

    Sep 21, 2011

    The Army Surgeon General's Office released its report Sept. 20, 2011, on dismounted complex blast injuries, which more than twice as many service members have suffered annually since the 2009 troop surge in Afghanistan.

  • Arizona Guard embarks on resiliency training

    Sep 21, 2011

    The Arizona National Guard is establishing a new standard for its personnel in response to the stresses and strains on service members and their families as a result of serving a nation that has been involved in overseas conflicts for almost a decade.

  • From hospital to Hollywood: a Soldier's story

    Sep 20, 2011

    In the glitz and glamour of Hollywood, appearance is almost everything and plastic surgery -- to achieve the perfect body, the perfect face, and perfect skin -- is commonplace if tabloids and TV shows can be believed.

  • Third Army stresses importance of rabies prevention

    Sep 19, 2011

    One of the many threats service members encounter while deployed is the viral disease rabies. Although it's possible to contract the virus while in the U.S., being deployed elevates the risk of coming in contact and being bitten by a wild animal.

  • Suicide's silent victims speak out

    Sep 19, 2011

    Cries of anguish such as "It just wasn't something you talked about -- ever," have been voiced by members of the Army family personally affected by the trauma of suicide.

  • TRICARE promises continued access to prescription meds

    Sep 16, 2011

    A dispute between Walgreens and a TRICARE contractor will not stop beneficiaries from getting their prescriptions filled, despite a Walgreen's ad campaign to the contrary, a TRICARE official said today.

  • Pentagon holds suicide prevention health fair

    Sep 16, 2011

    In observance of National Suicide Prevention Month, the Army set up a health fair in the Pentagon courtyard Sept. 14-15, 2011, for the military branches to bring to the forefront the services they offer to help servicemembers and veterans who are contemplating suicide.

  • Patient liaisons are link to off-post care

    Sep 15, 2011

    In July 1994 the first two Baumholder liaisons visited patients in German hospitals. A little room with a chair and a desk was their office at the health clinic, and the clinic staff did not quite know what to make of this new program.

  • Entomologist keeps DLA pest-free

    Sep 13, 2011

    As DLA's pest management consultant, Lt. Col. Van Sherwood works with the agency's primary-level field activities to control pests using methods that don't damage the environment or cause employee health problems.

  • 10th summit of 9/11 honors lives lost, resilience

    Sep 9, 2011

    Survivors, servicemembers and 9/11 first responders reflected at the Newseum Thursday on the past 10 years of persistent conflict, how they've coped and what the future might bring.

  • San Antonio military hospitals successfully completing historic transition

    Sep 9, 2011

    The Brooke Army and Wilford Hall Medical Center integration soon will be completed, and the move-in has begun into BAMC's new 760,000-square-foot consolidated tower.

  • Suicide prevention interactive role-play wakes up Soldiers

    Sep 9, 2011

    Fort Hood is waking up Soldiers and giving them the opportunity to join live actors on stage for a suicide prevention interactive play every Tuesday.

  • Patience key when transitioning to minimalist running shoes

    Sep 8, 2011

    Though the Army allows the wear of most types of minimalist running shoes with the improved physical fitness uniform and when conducting physical training in military formation, officials are urging Soldiers to transition slowly when switching from regular running shoes to those that offer less support.

  • Third Army, 3rd MDSC hosts community care fair

    Sep 7, 2011

    To help introduce available services to personnel stationed in Kuwait, 3rd Medical Command (Deployment Service) leaders decided to hold an event to raise awareness.

  • Soldier saves friend from committing suicide

    Sep 7, 2011

    A concerned and perceptive Soldier credits suicide prevention training with helping her stop a fellow Soldier from killing himself.

  • Back-to-school carnival makes life easier for EFMP families

    Sep 2, 2011

    A back-to-school carnival held Aug. 26 at the Chapel Support Center on McChord Field for families with Exceptional Family Member Program-enrolled children only solidified the belief for families like the Onates that Joint Base Lewis-McChord is the right place to be for special needs accommodation.

  • Army strives to build more resilient families

    Sep 2, 2011

    The Army will promote Suicide Prevention Awareness during the month of September using the theme "Shoulder to Shoulder: Building Resilience in the Army Family."

  • TRICARE portability reduces moving stress

    Sep 1, 2011

    With a single phone call, service member and family beneficiaries under TRICARE Prime can arrive at a new duty station, confident their medical records and prescriptions were transferred and new doctors were lined up for them in advance, a top TRICARE official said.

  • TRICARE beneficiaries save on prescription delivery, vaccines

    Aug 31, 2011

    Beneficiaries of the TRICARE military health plan can obtain 90 days of home-delivered medication with no copayment and can get free vaccinations at participating pharmacies without seeing a doctor.

  • Sky's the limit: Amputee earns title of 'Sergeant Airborne'

    Aug 31, 2011

    Like thousands before him, Sgt. Joel Dulashanti donned an Airborne instructor black hat for the first time Aug. 22, 2011, signifying his completion of a detailed certification process with 1st Battalion (Airborne), 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment.

  • Soldiers' best friend reports for duty

    Aug 30, 2011

    Arnold, a 200-pound English Mastiff, has spent the past five years populating his resume with therapy hours and hospital visits. His resume now lists him as the newest member of Fort Drum's Army Substance Abuse Program.

  • Medical initiative to save estimated $254 million, improve warfighter support

    Aug 29, 2011

    A new initiative Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Medical is participating in could realize $254.1 million in savings to customers over five years, while improving support to warfighters.

  • Last wounded warriors depart Walter Reed

    Aug 29, 2011

    The last patient left Walter Reed Army Medical Center Saturday following 17 other wounded warriors who traveled by ambulance to the National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, Md.

  • Walter Reed inpatients move to Naval Medical Center in Maryland

    Aug 27, 2011

    Officials here at the National Naval Medical Center declared a new chapter in military health care as a procession of ambulances delivered the last 18 inpatients from Walter Reed Army Medical Center this morning, a final milestone as the two flagship hospitals consolidate.

  • Cutting-edge medical training facility prepares medics for combat

    Aug 25, 2011

    The Medical Support Training Center located at Camp Atterbury Joint Maneuver Training Center in central Indiana, is one of only 24 of its kind across the globe.

  • Health by stealth: Army DFACs swap in 'greener' menus

    Aug 23, 2011

    These subtle menu changes are part of the U.S. Army Europe "Fueling the Team," designed to help Soldiers improve their performance and overall health.

  • Program supports military families with special needs

    Aug 22, 2011

    Family members, whether a spouse, child or dependent adult, with a chronic medical condition or special educational requirement are eligible to enroll in the Exceptional Family Member Program. Conditions run the gamut of everything from asthma and allergies to autism and Alzheimer's disease.

  • Belvoir, Bethesda prepare for post-BRAC patient influx

    Aug 22, 2011

    Closing Walter Reed Army Medical Center and Malcolm Grow at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., means moving a lot of employees, facilities and patients, all without interrupting daily patient care.

  • Suicide awareness video aimed at first-line supervisors

    Aug 19, 2011

    A new suicide prevention awareness video just released by the Army is aimed primarily at both junior leadership and first-line supervisors, to let them know their responsibility to be the first to identify and assist those in need.

  • Cadets compete in annual West Point Triathlon

    Aug 18, 2011

    Despite a heavy downpour that morning, 462 athletes completed the 22nd annual West Point Triathlon on Aug. 14, 2011.

  • DOD reviewing veteran disability ratings for post-9/11 veterans

    Aug 18, 2011

    Michael LoGrande, Physical Disability Board of Review director, visited Fort Carson Aug. 9, 2011, on the first stop in his nationwide attempt to offer the board to more than 70,000 injured veterans.

  • Soldier 360° gets leaders at right time: Course builds resilience after reintegration

    Aug 17, 2011

    Just three months after returning from Afghanistan, more than 40 noncommissioned officers from the 2nd Stryker Calvary Regiment reported for Soldier 360°, a leader comprehensive fitness course for junior and senior noncommissioned officers, Aug. 8-18, 2011.

  • Resilience study can help DoD strengthen programs

    Aug 17, 2011

    The military has a plethora of programs aimed at building resilience in servicemembers and their families, but needs a better system in place to measure their success, a study has revealed.

  • Family GAT streamlined, back online

    Aug 17, 2011

    For those Army family members who put off completing the Global Assessment Tool survey due to the sheer number of questions, the folks who run the program listened and brought the number of questions from 260 down to 80.

  • Orthopedic device helping wounded warriors return to run

    Aug 16, 2011

    A new energy-storing orthopedic device, along with an extensive rehabilitation program, is allowing wounded warriors who previously had difficulties walking or standing due to lower leg injuries to run again.

  • Soldiers put face on health concerns for Defense Health Board

    Aug 12, 2011

    The Defense Health Board met in Tacoma earlier this week to discuss health concerns facing servicemembers, but the board members didn't stick to briefs and slideshows. The group also took the time to get information from actual Soldiers.

  • Loss in space

    Aug 12, 2011

    On Atlantis' final mission in July, the Space Tissue Loss program, a partnership between NASA and the Department of Defense, sent up an experiment developed by Walter Reed Army Institute of Research to study human cellular response to bacteria in microgravity.

  • Civilian fitness program aims for 'whole health'

    Aug 11, 2011

    Being in shape and living a healthy lifestyle isn't just for Soldiers at Fort Rucker, Ala., according to the organizers of the civilian fitness program.

  • JTF CapMed unveils new beneficiary reassignment hotline

    Aug 10, 2011

    The Joint Task Force National Capital Region Medical launched a new beneficiary reassignment telephone hotline dedicated exclusively to those beneficiaries in the region affected by the 2005 Base Realignment and Closure Commission reassignment process.

  • Deployed Spartans connect with wounded Spartans back in U.S.

    Aug 8, 2011

    Spartan Soldiers at Forward Operating Base Pasa, in Afghanistan, crowded into the brigade conference room to speak with five wounded warriors from Task Force Spartan Aug. 2 via video teleconference, who are currently recovering at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C., and Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio.

  • Army helps develop device to pinpoint Rift Valley fever

    Aug 3, 2011

    The Army has paired with industry to develop a diagnostic device to detect the presence of the Rift Valley fever virus in mosquitoes.

  • Technology to aid DoD mental health services

    Jul 29, 2011

    The first-ever live Introduction to Telemental Health Delivery Workshop at the National Center for Telehealth and Technology's headquarters on Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., last week offered guidance to providers on offering mental health services from a distance using videoconferencing technology.

  • Soldiers prepare for new Army physical fitness test

    Jul 29, 2011

    As the U.S. Army overhauls its physical fitness program, Soldiers from the 6th Battalion, 52nd Air Defense Artillery are embracing the Physical Readiness Training and are preparing for the new Army Physical Readiness Test.

  • Medevac system takes Soldiers from battlefield to hospitals

    Jul 28, 2011

    Soldiers that are wounded or become ill down range are brought back to Fort Hood, Texas, on a medical evacuation aircraft resembling a flying emergency room staffed with experienced medical personnel who keep constant watch over their health needs, delivering them to the caring greeters at Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center.

  • ASAP, Army to hire 130 substance-abuse counselors

    Jul 28, 2011

    The Army needs to fill 130 substance-abuse counselor positions as soon as possible -- or at least by Oct. 1, 2011.

  • Walter Reed Army Medical Center cases colors

    Jul 27, 2011

    Secretary of the Army John McHugh addressed an audience of more than 1,000 who turned out July 27, 2011, to witness the closing and casing of the colors of Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C.

  • Slideshow: Colors cased at Walter Reed

    Jul 27, 2011

    An audience of more than 1,000 came to witness the casing of the colors of Walter Reed Army Medical Center.

  • Detective warns of new designer drug

    Jul 26, 2011

    Bath Salts are the new "designer drug" becoming increasingly popular on the streets and Army law enforcement warns that they're dangerous.

  • Walter Reed to case colors in July 27 ceremony

    Jul 26, 2011

    The Walter Reed Army Medical Center colors will be cased July 27, 2011, at 10 a.m. on the parade field in front of the Heaton Pavilion.

  • Medics move patients 'under fire' at Riley competition

    Jul 22, 2011

    The Top Medical Team Competition hosted by Fort Riley, Kan. and Irwin Army Community Hospital tested Army medics from across the country this week to select two Soldiers for the 2011 Medical Command Expert Medical Challenge.

  • Growing population of homeless women veterans gain new resource

    Jul 21, 2011

    The Women's Bureau at the Department of Labor reports Women veterans are four times more likely to be homeless than civilian women. They are also four times more likely to be homeless than male veterans. There were more than 10,220 female veterans in shelters between October 2008 and September 2009.

  • Soldiers lead Team USA in CISM track and field

    Jul 21, 2011

    U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program runners Capt. Nate Garcia and Capt. Kelly Calway led Team USA in the first three days of track and field competition at the 5th CISM Military World Games at Olympic Stadium.

  • Twice wounded, but 'Soldiering' on with nature

    Jul 20, 2011

    Sgt. 1st Class Karl Pasco deployed twice to Iraq and was seriously injured both times. The outdoors, he says, is his retreat from the painful memories, the lost friends, the catastrophic wounds he suffered from his two deployments to Iraq and the countless trips to military hospitals to repair his damaged body.

  • Shinseki: VA task force improves care of women vets

    Jul 20, 2011

    The newly formed VA Task Force on Women Veterans will go a long way in addressing key benefits gaps to female veterans, according to Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric K. Shinseki.

  • All-Army Combatives hit Fort Hood

    Jul 20, 2011

    Sixty-five teams from around the world have sent more than 400 fighters to compete in the 2011 U.S. Army Combatives Championship starting July 21, 2011, in Fort Hood's Abrams Physical Fitness Center.

  • Texas Shootout Concludes at Robertson Blood Center

    Jul 19, 2011

    Angela Oakley and Sarah Jennings teamed up and battled it out in the Texas Shootout Blood Donating Challenge at Fort Hood, Texas.

  • Symposium discusses ways to improve warrior care

    Jul 19, 2011

    The Army Wounded Warrior Program's 7th Annual Symposium is holding a week of focused discussions that will identify the most important transition and care issues facing Soldiers and their families.

  • Walter Reed, Bethesda on track for BRAC realignment

    Jul 19, 2011

    The transfer of Walter Reed Army Medical Center's functions to Bethesda, Md., and a new hospital on Fort Belvoir, Va., is expected to finish on schedule, top military health care leaders said today.

  • Community helps hospital train for safe move

    Jul 14, 2011

    Today, more than 700 community participants and medical personnel are testing the capabilities of Fort Belvoir Community Hospital in preparation to begin treating patients in the new facility next month.

  • TF Spartan surgeon develops prosthetic leg for Afghan IED victims

    Jul 14, 2011

    Advances in prosthetics have greatly reduced the debilitating effects of losing a limb, but in Afghanistan, a country with one of the highest amputation rates, sustainable technology like this is rare.

  • Soldier overcomes injury to help others

    Jul 10, 2011

    When Sgt. 1st Class Marc Dervaes lost an arm in Afghanistan, he wondered what his quality of life would be. Now he not only engages in the activities he loves, he has the strength of character to want to help others.

  • Prosthesis helps Medal of Honor hero stay with Rangers

    Jul 8, 2011

    Sgt. 1st Class Leroy Petry, who will have the Medal of Honor placed around his neck July 12, 2011, by the president of the United States, recounted the moment after his hand was taken from him by a grenade during a May 26, 2008, combat operation in Afghanistan.

  • Defeating cancer: mission complete

    Jul 8, 2011

    Cpl. Austin Saunders, a gun team leader with Charlie Company, 3rd Ranger Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, admits he’s a bit of a competitive guy. He likes to reach his goals, whatever the odds; "mission complete" is his credo

  • White House policy changes on condolence letters for suicide victims

    Jul 8, 2011

    Army leaders see the White House decision to send letters of condolence to families of Soldiers who die of suicide as a step toward eliminating stigma.

  • Walter Reed staff meets to plan pending move

    Jul 7, 2011

    As the September closing of Walter Reed Army Medical Center fast approaches, the surgeon general and other Army medical leaders met with hospital staff July 6 to ensure a smooth transition into two new area hospitals.

  • Medics learn to navigate crowds on bikes

    Jul 7, 2011

    While vendors were busy setting up during the days leading up to Freedom Fest, a team of firefighter/paramedics learned -- or relearned -- how to ride a bike.

  • Sim Man saves lives on battlefield

    Jul 6, 2011

    The Medical Simulation Training Center brings medical training to a new level with advanced technology and dedicated simulators that simulate real-life situations troops will encounter downrange, such as gunshot wounds to the chest and open femur fractures.

  • Using meds beyond 6-month dispense date forbidden

    Jul 6, 2011

    Soldiers who take their prescription medications six months after dispensation and pop positive on a urinalysis test could see their careers go down the toilet.

  • Mud run tests strength, endurance

    Jul 5, 2011

    Six Soldiers from 2nd Battalion, 77th Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, joined forces to tackle 25 obstacles throughout the Tough Mudder, a nine-mile obstacle course set in the Rocky Mountains.

  • Darnall professionals lead injured or wounded Soldiers through medical evaluation system

    Jul 5, 2011

    Even after they’ve done all that they can for the injured or wounded Soldiers they treat, the care and concern shown by the medical professionals at Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center doesn’t end with that final entry in the Soldiers’ medical records.

  • Combatives: Fighter gives III Corps veteran presence

    Jul 1, 2011

    On a fight night in Hawaii in 2008, a squad volunteered their platoon sergeant into the ring as a joke. But it wasn't a joke for his opponent, who ended up with a broken nose and collarbone.

  • Human Animal Bond brings pets to patients, staff

    Jun 30, 2011

    Members of the Human Animal Bond organization visit places throughout the Leavenworth and Fort Leavenworth community -- schools, libraries, nursing homes and hospitals.

  • Bethesda Medical prepares for Walter Reed arrivals

    Jun 29, 2011

    Just two months remain before about 150 inpatients at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C., many of them wounded warriors, make the five-mile move to the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Md.

  • Army boxer wins U.S. National flyweight championship

    Jun 29, 2011

    Sgt. John Franklin credited his first national amateur boxing title to the help of his U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program teammates.

  • Goal-setting app on iPhone, iPad: Coming soon to Droid

    Jun 28, 2011

    A free App for iPhones and iPads, to set resiliency goals, was released one month ago and will soon be available for the Droid.

  • Walter Reed patients tour future Belvoir home

    Jun 27, 2011

    Wounded warriors who will transfer from Walter Reed Army Medical Center to Fort Belvoir in mid-August got an up-close look Thursday at what life will be like for them.

  • WTC releases new video on enhanced warrior care system

    Jun 27, 2011

    The Warrior Transition Command released a 10-minute educational video last week highlighting new aspects of the Army’s system to care for wounded, ill and injured Soldiers.

  • USO breaks ground on wounded warrior, family center

    Jun 27, 2011

    Today, a groundbreaking ceremony marked the beginning of construction of the first stateside USO center that will provide non-critical care and support for the wounded, injured and ill, as well as their families and caregivers as they transition from inpatient to outpatient care.

  • Deployed docs discuss mental health, brain injury treatment

    Jun 26, 2011

    Nearly 100 military health care professionals from across Afghanistan met on Kandahar Airfield to discuss their cutting-edge findings and innovative techniques for behavioral health and concussion care.

  • Army medicine officials seek to evolve warrior care

    Jun 24, 2011

    Lt. Gen. Eric Schoomaker, Army surgeon general and U.S. Army Medical Command commander, hosted an Integrative Medicine Meeting where senior medical and non-medical Department of Defense leaders from across the services convened to review alternative medical practices to enhance the quality of care servicemembers and other military medicine beneficiaries receive in future.

  • Commuting to work by bike good exercise, good for environment

    Jun 24, 2011

    Bike to Work Month at Joint Base Lewis-McChord’s was the most successful Bike to Work Month to date. The group took a combined total of 255 trips and traveled 4,863 miles.

  • Intrepid center marks first anniversary

    Jun 24, 2011

    A year after its ribbon-cutting ceremony, the National Intrepid Center of Excellence is making a difference in the lives of warfighters suffering traumatic brain injuries and psychological disorders, said Dr. James Kelly, the center’s director.

  • Medical professionals in Afghanistan strive to treated wounded within 'golden hour'

    Jun 22, 2011

    Pfc. Shawn Williams was driving a Stryker vehicle when a roadside bomb detonated and ignited the vehicle on fire. Williams’ foot was fractured, his face covered with hot grease, his right and left hands suffered second-degree burns and were blistering. He made it to the Role 3 hospital at Kandahar Airfield within the "golden hour" of care.

  • Fishing program assists Soldiers’ recovery

    Jun 16, 2011

    Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing is a nonprofit organization that focuses on reaching out to wounded veterans to aid in their rehabilitation -- both mentally and physically.

  • Young male Soldiers at risk for testicular cancer

    Jun 16, 2011

    Medical professionals at Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center warn the majority of male Soldiers at Fort Hood are part of the most at-risk group for testicular cancer. The form of cancer may be rare, but it does occur most often in men between the ages of 20 and 39.

  • TCCC course delivers standard to special ops medics

    Jun 16, 2011

    The U.S. Special Operations Command Europe developed and conducted a Tactical Combat Casualty Care "train-the-trainer" course to enhance the Special Operations Forces capability and interoperability of International Security Assistance Force partner nations.

  • Exercise tests plan for upcoming Walter Reed patient relocation

    Jun 14, 2011

    The National Naval Medical Center and Walter Reed Army Medical Center conducted an inpatient movement rehearsal exercise June 12, 2011, to test all aspects of the inpatient move that is scheduled to occur in August.

  • Servicemembers run with robots for wounded warriors, qualify for the Army Ten-Miler

    Jun 14, 2011

    Raising more than $2,500 for the Wounded Warrior Project, nearly 130 people from all branches of service rallied together to support the 2011 Robot Trot.

  • Company commander cycles in support of MS awareness

    Jun 13, 2011

    Capt. Theresa Giorno completed a 150-mile, two-day bicycle ride along Virginia’s Eastern Shore to benefit the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.

  • Mobile dentistry team keeps Soldiers combat ready

    Jun 10, 2011

    Over the course of five days, a mobile dentistry team from Charlie Company, 201st Brigade Support Battalion, 3rd Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, Task Force Duke, examined and treated Soldiers at Combat Outpost Wilderness, Afghanistan.

  • WTB Soldier shares gift of life with bone marrow donation

    Jun 10, 2011

    More than four years ago, when Spc. Christopher Sutton was stationed with the 89th Military Police Brigade, he took part in a bone marrow donor drive and was entered into the Department of Defense bone marrow donor database. Now working as a cadre member of the Warrior Transition Brigade Headquarters, Sutton was stunned when he was told it appeared that he was a match to someone who would benefit from a bone marrow donation.

  • Young Fort Drum bike riders hit trails, learn bike safety

    Jun 9, 2011

  • Deployed medical professionals learn to conduct sexual assault forensic exams

    Jun 7, 2011

    Medical professionals across Southern Afghanistan came to Kandahar Airfield to participate in a two-day training course to ensure medical providers are able to conduct sexual assault forensic exams.

  • FDA approves test for diagnosing leishmaniasis caused by sand flies

    Jun 7, 2011

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration cleared the way for the SMART Leish PCR assay, a test to aid in the diagnosis of individuals with cutaneous leishmaniasis caused by certain species of sand flies.

  • Biking to work is healthy, green choice for Corps employees

    May 31, 2011

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District employees logged more than 7,300 miles in May for the May is Bike Month campaign. The district was also recognized as a bike-friendly workplace in 2011 by the Sacramento Area Council of Governments.

  • Gauntlet PT strengthens Soldier fitness, endurance at Fort Hood

    May 26, 2011

    Staff Sgt. Johnathan Vines and his Soldiers put themselves through the “Gauntlet,” an intense circuit training with a variety of exercises designed to work out the entire body.

  • 2011 Warrior Games end with camaraderie, music

    May 25, 2011

    The 2011 Warrior Games came to a close Saturday at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., with awards and a free concert.

  • Army takes gold at wheelchair basketball championships

    May 23, 2011

    The Army beat out the Marines, 44-19, and took home the gold, after fierce competition at the championship wheelchair basketball game, May 20, at the 2011 Warrior Games.

  • Army swimmers win 15 medals at Warrior Games

    May 23, 2011

    The swimming finals at the 2011 Warrior Games Friday brought the Army 15 medals, including several gold.