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  • 59th Ordnance Brigade welcomes new commander

    Jun 29, 2012

    Col. Thomas A. Rivard assumed command of the U.S. Army Ordnance School's 59th Ordnance Brigade in a ceremony June 29 on Whittington Field.

  • TRADOC officer experiences life in Australia as liaison officer

    Jun 28, 2012

    The opportunity to travel abroad and experience foreign cultures such as Australia may only be a dream for some, but not for Maj. Trent Upton, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command's liaison officer to the Australian Army's Forces Command Headquarters -- where he has spent the last eight months at a place called Paddington.

  • TRADOC leaders discuss future fight, way ahead with 21st century training

    Jun 28, 2012

    A focus on revitalizing home station training and incorporating more challenging leader development are two components set to earmark the Army's way ahead for the fighting force and 21st century training.

  • Under Secretary salutes Army Safety

    Jun 28, 2012

    Under Secretary of the Army Joseph W. Westphal got an in-depth look at the daily operations of the U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center at Fort Rucker, Ala., during a visit June 26, 2012.

  • Westphal visits Fort Rucker

    Jun 28, 2012

    Observing Aviation training firsthand and interacting with the Soldiers going through flight school were just a few of the reasons Under Secretary of the Army Joseph W. Westphal said he visited Fort Rucker June 25-26.

  • 'Providers' bid farewell to 'Victory' Bn

    Jun 28, 2012

    The Victory Battalion said it's goodbyes to the Marne Family, June 21. The 260th Quartermaster Battalion, 3rd Sustainment Brigade, Third Infantry Division, cased their colors for inactivation.

  • Multitask Equals Multirisk

    Jun 28, 2012

    I was tired as I sat in class thinking, "I can't wait to get in my bed." I'd woken up at 4:30 that morning to report to work and, as soon as I got off, headed to class. As I tried to pay attention during the four-hour-long class, I kept wishing it would get over early. I had already worked 40 hours that week and it was only Wednesday.

  • Guiding to Safety

    Jun 28, 2012

    Moving large pieces of equipment in tight spaces requires a properly trained and positioned ground guide. However, it only takes a split second to lose sight of your ground guide, or for him or her to make a wrong move that could result in major damage to a piece of equipment or, even worse, a fatal injury. The Army's equipment is often large and can be awkward to move into position, and rough terrain and adverse weather create extra hazards.

  • What Would You Do?

    Jun 28, 2012

    Our mission was to conduct a multiship air assault of ground forces. We were under night vision goggles with less than 20 percent illumination and below 300 feet above ground level. I suddenly noticed out of the left side of my field of view a set of wires perpendicular to our route of flight. At that exact moment, my left-side door gunner announced, "Wires!"

  • 30th ADA welcomes new commander

    Jun 28, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- The 30th Air Defense Artillery Brigade welcomed a new commander during a change of command ceremony June 22 at Polo Field on Fort Sill.

  • Ordnance Training Detachment dons new patch

    Jun 28, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- A new era for the Ordnance Training Detachment at Fort Sill began with the activation of a student company June 22.

  • Retreat honors departing general

    Jun 28, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- Farewells reached a crescendo June 23 when the Lawton-Fort Sill community honored Brig. Gen. Daniel Karbler at a retreat ceremony in front of McNair Hall on Fort Sill.

  • Fort Leonard Wood CBRN teams compete

    Jun 28, 2012

    The U.S. Chemical Corps Regiment commemorated its 94th anniversary by kicking off a two-week celebration with the Best Joint Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Warrior Competition June 17-22.

  • Like this! Fort Leonard Wood drill sergeant answers questions from public live via Facebook

    Jun 28, 2012

    With the popularity of social media, Fort Leonard Wood is using the Internet to bring one of the post's most knowledgeable assets directly to personal computers around the world -- drill sergeants.

  • CASCOM commander tours Ordnance School

    Jun 28, 2012

    CASCOM commander tours Ordnance School

  • Drill Sergeant of the Year competition ends, winners to be announced

    Jun 28, 2012

    Within hours, the active and reserve component 2012 Drill Sergeants of the Year will be announced.

  • Pair of first-time Olympians ready for the spotlight

    Jun 27, 2012

    They've pictured themselves there, in Olympic Stadium, walking through the tunnel out into the open air in front of thousands in the stands and millions watching on television.

  • Battling toxic leadership

    Jun 27, 2012

  • Behind the Veil

    Jun 27, 2012

  • CASCOM commander retires after 34 years of service

    Jun 27, 2012

    Maj. Gen. James L. Hodge bid farewell to the Army June 26 after serving 34 years on active duty. Hundreds gathered at the 1st Logistical Command War Memorial to celebrate the career of the former Combined Arms Support Command commanding general.

  • West Point cadets discuss R-Day, training for the Class of 2016

    Jun 27, 2012

    WEST POINT, N.Y. (June, 27, 2012) -- It's all about precision and attention to details leading up to Reception Day as the cadet cadre prepares to welcome in the new cadets to the Class of 2016 on Monday.

  • Becoming proficient in Army Profession and Ethic training

    Jun 27, 2012

    WEST POINT, N.Y. (June 27, 2012) -- Since its inception in July 2010, the Master Army Profession and Ethic Trainer, or MAPET, course has provided more than 200 Army professionals with the latest methods, tools and techniques for managing professional character development.

  • Wyche takes command of Combined Arms Support Command

    Jun 27, 2012

    Maj. Gen. Larry D. Wyche assumed command of the Combined Arms Support Command and Sustainment Center of Excellence in a ceremony June 26 on Sgt. William W. Seay Parade Field.

  • Drill Sergeant of the Year competitors stay on the move on day 3

    Jun 27, 2012

    Movement and more movement defined day three of the 2012 Drill Sergeant of the Year competition at Fort Eustis, Va.

  • Carlisle Barracks Army Wellness Center set to open in July

    Jun 26, 2012

    The Carlisle Barracks Army Wellness Center, set to begin operations in July, marks another important milestone in the Army's campaign to improve the well-being of Soldiers, family members, retirees and Army civilian employees.

  • Service members gather at Presidio to honor fallen sailor

    Jun 26, 2012

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. -- Students, staff and faculty at the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center gathered May 31 to pay tribute to Petty Officer 2nd Class Jason M. Steen, who died unexpectedly while camping with friends May 19.

  • Network Integration Evaluation, Agile Process bring about fundamental change

    Jun 26, 2012

    Experts from U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command discussed the Network Integration Evaluations and the Agile Process during the Virginia Peninsula General Douglas MacArthur Chapter of the Association of the United States Army professional development forum in Williamsburg, Va., June 21, 2012.

  • Drill sergeants competing for 2012 title maintain high spirits on second day of competition

    Jun 26, 2012

    Drill Sergeant of the Year competitors completed day two of the four-day Drill Sergeant of the Year competition, June 26, 2012, at Fort Eustis, Va.

  • Army chief talks Warfighter, future force during Fort Hood visit

    Jun 25, 2012

    The future Army force must be able to respond to complex missions quickly with flexibility and adaptability in all formations, explained Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Ray Odierno, June 22, 2012, at Fort Hood, Texas.

  • After almost two decades with the Army, Marines head home

    Jun 25, 2012

    FORT LEE, Va. -- On June 22, eight Marines became the last class of Utilities Equipment Repairers to graduate from the U.S. Army Ordnance School. While the ceremony represented the end of a 17-year joint Army/Marine endeavor, it signified the beginning of a new level of training for the Marines.

  • Get your ACT together, IDP makes planning your future easy

    Jun 25, 2012

    FORT EUSTIS, Va. - Are you an Army Soldier, officer or Army civilian who has an individual development plan, or IDP, due in the near future?

  • TRADOC commander outlines transition to Army of the Future

    Jun 25, 2012

    The commanding general of U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command had an opportunity to share his thoughts on the Army of the Future with the local chapter of the Association of the United States Army during a professional development forum in Williamsburg, Va., June 21, 2012.

  • CASCOM energizes Army's focus on Operational Energy

    Jun 25, 2012

    The U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command tasked U.S. Army Combined Arms Support Command in July 2011 to serve as the agency responsible for leading and coordinating a multifunctional development team.

  • Final Farewell

    Jun 25, 2012

    As he prepared to leave the headquarters building for the final time, Combined Arms Support Command Soldiers and civilian employees surprised Maj. Gen. James L. Hodge, CASCOM and Sustainment Center of Excellence commanding general, by lining the hallway of the building to bid him farewell.

  • Ordnance Soldiers return from Afghanistan

    Jun 25, 2012

    Maintenance Training Team completes five month deployment.

  • 2012 Drill Sergeant of the Year competitors complete day one

    Jun 25, 2012

    Six of the U.S. Army's best drill sergeants began vying for the title of 2012 Army Drill Sergeant of the Year, June 25, 2012, at Fort Eustis, Va.

  • Army Under Secretary discusses the Army's better business practices at Wharton Leadership Conference

    Jun 25, 2012

    Under Secretary of the Army Dr. Joseph W. Westphal discusses Army transformation and instituting better business practices Army wide at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania's 16th annual Wharton Leadership Conference, June 20, 2012 in Philadelphia, Pa.

  • Word to the wise: Minn. school new academic bowl champs

    Jun 24, 2012

    Knowledge is king as Saint Thomas Academy wins the Army and tri-services quiz bowl titles at the annual Junior ROTC Leadership and Academic Bowl event.

  • JLAB participants get new perspective on history

    Jun 23, 2012

    Junior ROTC Cadets from across the country are taking part this weekend in an annual leadership symposium and academic bowl, offering opportunities for personal and professional development.

  • QLLEX keeps the Army rolling along

    Jun 22, 2012

    Nothing in the military moves without fuel, and for more than 2,100 U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers, the Quartermaster Liquid Logistics exercise provides the opportunity to hone their petroleum distribution skills.

  • ACES team receives honorary plaque for support during POTUS visit

    Jun 22, 2012

    For their excellence, unquestionable team work and dedication to Soldiers and Family Members, the Army Continuing Education System's team was recognized for their distinguished work when President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle visited the home of the Third Infantry Division as the selected installation to sign an executive order protecting Soldiers, Family Members and veterans from education fraud and scams of federal education benefits in April.

  • TRADOC leaders speak at mission command

    Jun 22, 2012

    The 2012 Association of the United States Army Mission Command Symposium, Kansas City, Mo. hosted a professional development forum on Mission Command, and kicked off the two-day event which included Gen. Robert W. Cone, commanding general of the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command and Lt. Gen. David G. Perkins, commanding general of the U.S. Army Combined Arms Center. The Army leaders discussed partnering with Forces Command (FORSCOM), training leader competencies, the concept of regionally aligned forces and more.

  • New commanding general for U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center

    Jun 22, 2012

    Brig. Gen. Timothy J. Edens assumed command June 22 of the U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center from Brig Gen. William T. Wolf.

  • Property Accountability Campaign -- 2 Years of Success

    Jun 22, 2012

    This July marks the two year anniversary of the Chief of Staff of the Army's Property Accountability Campaign, and the accomplishments achieved in those two years deserve recognition.

  • Army Learning Model is key in Mission Command education

    Jun 21, 2012

    Implementing the Army Learning Model to accomplish mission command was discussed by Army leaders during the Mission Command Leader Education Panel at the AUSA Mission Command Symposium, June 19, 2012, in Kansas City, Mo.

  • Lee dedicates tree to honor most senior fallen military member of Afghan war

    Jun 21, 2012

    FORT LEE, Va. (June 21, 2012) -- Fort Lee honored a fallen Quartermaster Soldier here June 14 at a tree dedication ceremony near the 1st Logistics Memorial along Lee Avenue.

  • Sill honors departing deputy CG

    Jun 21, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- Friends and dignitaries from Lawton-Fort Sill gathered to honor Fort Sill's departing senior civilian during a retreat ceremony June 15 in front of McNair Hall. Kirby Brown was the first civilian deputy to the commanding general of the Fires Center of Excellence and Fort Sill arriving here in August 2007. He now moves on to the Combined Arms Center at Fort Leavenworth, Kan.

  • Diamond Brigade tests Soldiers in 'endurathon'

    Jun 21, 2012

    Officers and senior noncommissioned officers with the 75th Fires Brigade hosted the brigade's first Red Dragon Endurathon, June 1, 2012, at Lake Elmer Thomas Recreation Area at Fort Sill, Okla.

  • Quartermasters uphold traditions with regimental review, induct seven into hall of fame

    Jun 21, 2012

    FORT LEE, Va. (June 21, 2012) -- Retired Maj. Gen. Joe M. Ernst made it clear that achievement rarely comes without the support of others.

  • Sill celebrates Army birthday No. 237

    Jun 21, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- Fort Sill celebrated the Army's 237th birthday and Flag Day with a ceremony June 14 outside McNair Hall. Hundreds of service members, employees, family, friends and leaders from the Lawton-Fort Sill community attended the annual, half-hour morning celebration.

  • Cookout brings WTU, SFAC together

    Jun 21, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla. (21 June 2012) -- The Fort Sill Warrior Transition Unit celebrated the Army's 237th birthday in a special way June 14. They combined the birthday celebration with a cookout for wounded warriors and their families in observance of Father's Day.

  • 434th FA Brigade welcomes new commander

    Jun 21, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla. (21 June 2012) -- The 434th Field Artillery Brigade welcomed a new commander during a change of command ceremony June 12 at Rinehart Fitness Center.

  • 1-13th Avn. welcomes new commander

    Jun 21, 2012

    Fort Rucker welcomed the new commander of the 1st Battalion, 13th Aviation Regiment during a ceremony at Howze Field June 19.

  • Full spectrum: Army pilots, Unmanned Aircraft Systems operators to team up on battlefield

    Jun 21, 2012

    Army Unmanned Aircraft Systems will take on a new role as a Combat Aviation Brigade element with the upcoming deployment this fall of the 101st Combat Aviation Brigade.

  • Fort Rucker provides virtual training for deploying combat aviation brigades

    Jun 21, 2012

    When it's time to go to war, the first step into theater for deploying combat aviation brigades is not on foreign soil. It's at Fort Rucker, Ala., where the final phase of the brigade training takes place.

  • Competitors prove their warrior spirit

    Jun 21, 2012

    Our 2012 Platoon Sergeant, NCO and Soldier of the Year competition truly tested the mental and physical strength as well as the tactical and technical abilities of 10 Fort Jackson warriors.

  • Fort Jackson Soldiers put bodies, minds to the test in competitions

    Jun 21, 2012

    Ten of Fort Jackson's best Soldiers vied for the titles of Platoon Sergeant of the Year, Noncommissioned Officer of the Year and Soldier of the Year during a competition June 12-15.

  • Army, TRADOC set Soldiers up for success with job credentialing

    Jun 21, 2012

    The Army's Training and Doctrine Command is working to increase opportunities for Soldiers to receive civilian credentialing for attending military schools.

  • Fort Benning ushers in new commanding general

    Jun 20, 2012

    The Maneuver Center of Excellence and Fort Benning welcomed a new leader Wednesday. After formally receiving his second star, Maj. Gen. H.R. McMaster succeeded Maj. Gen. Robert Brown during a change of command ceremony at the National Infantry Museum's Soldier Field. McMaster takes over as the installation's 53rd commanding general and third to lead the MCoE.

  • MCoE honors fallen officers

    Jun 20, 2012

    The Maneuver Center of Excellence has named two facilities at McGinnis-Wickam Hall after a pair of lieutenant colonels killed in the war on terrorism. A first-floor lecture hall is now officially known as Derby Auditorium in honor of Lt. Col. Garnet "Gary" R. Derby, while a classroom on the east side of the headquarters building was designated the Fenty Room for Lt. Col. Joseph J. Fenty Jr. The dual dedication ceremonies, which kicked off in Marshall Auditorium, took place Monday. About 700 people attended, including the Families of both men.

  • Army's top enlisted Soldier makes first-time visit to FH

    Jun 20, 2012

    The Army's most senior non-commissioned officer made his first visit to Fort Huachuca this week. The 14th Sergeant Major of the Army, Raymond Chandler III and his wife Jeanne visited the installation on Monday and Tuesday.

  • U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit welcomes new commander

    Jun 20, 2012

    Soldiers, civilians, friends and family members of the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit welcomed a new commander on Wednesday to the 'Home of Champions.' Lt. Col. Don King, Jr. assumed command from Lt. Col. Daniel Hodne at the unit's Ceremony Hill located adjacent to Pool Range Complex. Hodne, who commanded the unit for three years, is headed to the U.S. Army War College in Carlisle, Pa.

  • Battlefield complexity brings new command, staff tasks

    Jun 20, 2012

    A group of military experts gathered to discuss how future commanders will need to be taught to succeed in an environment future generations could never have imagined, during the AUSA Mission Command Symposium, June 19, 2012, in Kansas City, Mo.

  • Engineers celebrate Regiment's lineage at Fort Leonard Wood

    Jun 20, 2012

    In observance of the 237th Army Engineer birthday, Engineers at Fort Leonard Wood had four days of celebrations last week.

  • Army's top signal officer: Everything is network dependent

    Jun 20, 2012

    Army leaders discussed the future of the Army's network during the Network-Enabled Mission Command panel at the Association of the United States Army Mission Command Symposium in Kansas City, Mo., June 19, 2012.

  • TRADOC commander addresses Mission Command Symposium

    Jun 20, 2012

  • Complex environment drives training

    Jun 20, 2012

  • Westphal visits Chile to help foster inter-military cooperation

    Jun 19, 2012

    Under Secretary of the Army Joseph W. Westphal recently participated in the 12th U.S. and Chile Defense Consultative Commission in Santiago, Chile, and visited with Chilean Army units throughout the country to expand relationships and increase security cooperation in the hemisphere.

  • Students challenged with West Point experience

    Jun 19, 2012

    Exhausted but enriched by the experience, the second and final group of rising high school seniors departed West Point June 15, 2012, after completing the week-long Summer Leaders Seminar.

  • ROTC cadet named as one of top ten college women of the year

    Jun 19, 2012

    At 14 years old, Cadet Kaylee Marie Radzyminski visited military members during a high school trip to Florida and asked them what they missed most during their deployments. After their families, their second response was usually entertainment. That's when Radzyminski decided to start Tunes 4 the Troops, an organization that began with Radzyminski and her friends sending their personal CDs to deployed Soldiers. Tunes 4 the Troops has now shipped more than 1.2 million CDs and DVDs to Soldiers serving overseas and continues to grow. Her leadership with this organization was one attribute that Glamour magazine recognized when they recently named Radzyminski as one of the top ten college women of 2012.

  • Mission Command Symposium begins in Kansas City

    Jun 19, 2012

  • Army Leaders Discuss Mission Command

    Jun 19, 2012

  • Leaders tout team building as central to Mission Command

    Jun 19, 2012

  • AIT warrior shows courage in reporting alleged acts of sexual harassment

    Jun 18, 2012

    FORT LEE, Va. (June 14, 2012) -- A 23rd Quartermaster Brigade advanced individual training Soldier who graduated here Friday is being lauded for her courage in reporting a case of alleged sexual harassment during her time in basic combat training.

  • Intermediate Level Education class graduates

    Jun 18, 2012

    More than a thousand students and their families filled Fort Leavenworth's Main Parade June 8, graduation day for the Intermediate Level Education program at the Command and General Staff College. About 100 students from this year's graduating class also received master of military art and science degrees while attending ILE. There included 69 international students and nearly 20 U.S. government interagency students.

  • Army's top drill sergeants to square off against each other

    Jun 18, 2012

    Six of the U.S. Army's best drill sergeants will compete for the title of 2012 Army Drill Sergeant of the Year, June 25-29, 2012, at Fort Eustis, Va.

  • ADA chief gets one star

    Jun 18, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- Brig. Gen. Daniel Karbler receives his promotion during a frocking ceremony June 14 at Fort Sill's Old Post Quardrangle. Karbler, Air Defense Artillery School commandant and chief of ADA, will take command of the 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command at Fort Shafter, Hawaii.

  • Ga. JROTC Cadets display courage in Knox exercises

    Jun 16, 2012

    Junior ROTC Cadets visited Fort Knox this week for annual summer training at Fort Knox, Ky.

  • Miss. students find personal, professional development in training

    Jun 16, 2012

    Students from Jackson Public Schools challenge themselves in training at Fort Knox, Ky.

  • New chief of ordnance takes command

    Jun 15, 2012

    FORT LEE, Va. (June 14, 2012)- Col. Edward M. Daly took charge of the Ordnance Corps and Ordnance School during an assumption of command ceremony on the Whittington Parade Field Tuesday.

  • Quartermaster School NCO gains national recognition

    Jun 15, 2012

    FORT LEE, Va. (June 14, 2012)- A noncommissioned officer from the Petroleum and Water Department here earned the Army's first award from the National Petroleum Management Association.

  • QM Corps honors 'giant of a man' with a lasting, rooted tribute

    Jun 15, 2012

    FORT LEE, Va. -- Known for being strong and reliable, the dogwood tree now planted near the headquarters of the Combined Arms Support Command is a lasting tribute to an Army leader known for the same qualities. The tree was planted in memory of Brig. Gen. Terence J. Hildner, former commanding general of the 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), Fort Hood, Texas, who died Feb. 3 in Kabul, Afghanistan, of natural causes. The Quartermaster Corps held a dedication ceremony near the tree to honor the former 23rd QM Brigade commander on the Army's 237 birthday Thursday.

  • Army War College leadership passes to Maj. Gen. Anthony A. Cucolo III

    Jun 15, 2012

    Maj. Gen. Gregg F. Martin, 48th USAWC Commandant, passed the colors to Maj. Gen. Anthony A. Cucolo, in a traditional ceremony that signals continuity and change.

  • Dunwoody recognized for logistics excellence

    Jun 15, 2012

    During an honors ceremony held at the Quartermaster Ball June 14, 2012, Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody, Army Materiel Command commanding general, was recognized for her professionalism and service to the nation.

  • Be prepared when natural disaster strikes

    Jun 14, 2012

    In the past month, we have had two named storms form off the South Carolina coast. The first storm, Alberto, caused relatively few problems, but the second one, Beryl, spawned a couple of tornadoes that produced some damage in North Carolina. Both storms, however, should serve as a reminder that we are now officially in the Atlantic hurricane season, and we need to be prepared for anything.

  • Fort Jackson celebrates military fathers

    Jun 14, 2012

  • The fight against suicide on, off post

    Jun 14, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- It seems the military has an allusive enemy, one that is taking more lives than war. The Pentagon released statistics showing suicide as the No. 1 threat to service members. The war against it was been waged years ago with more prevention programs, but the statistics show an 18 percent increase from the same period last year.

  • HIMARS Marine battalion trains at Sill

    Jun 14, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- The only Marine Corps Reserve High Mobility Artillery Rocket System, or HIMARS, Battalion was at Fort Sill June 1-14 to conduct live-fire operations as part of its two-week annual training.

  • Fort Sill training specialist named 'hero of the day'

    Jun 14, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- Did you know that Installation Management Command has established a hero of the day program? The program is recognized by the IMCOM commander during the commander's update briefing Friday mornings. James Denekas, Fort Sill Regional Training Support Center, was named hero of the day for June 8.

  • PTSD: Knowing what's wrong, getting help

    Jun 14, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- Shell shock. Battle fatigue. Combat stress reaction. Traumatic war neurosis. These are all terms from past wars to describe what is now called post traumatic stress disorder. PTSD is defined as a mental health problem that can occur when a person has been through a traumatic event.

  • West Point celebrates Army Birthday

    Jun 14, 2012

  • Carlisle Barracks celebrates Army Birthday

    Jun 14, 2012

    With a loud and thunderous, "Hooah," and a mighty, but controlled, swing of circa 1870s-era cavalry saber, the U.S. Army War College cut the ceremonial cake and celebrated the Army's 237th Birthday by honoring Soldiers, veterans, and civilians and family members past and present June 14 at the Army Heritage and Education Center. .

  • Ordnance School welcomes new chief

    Jun 14, 2012

    The U.S. Army Ordnance School welcomed Col. Edward M. Daly as the new Chief of Ordnance and commandant of the Ordnance School, during an assumption of command ceremony June 12.

  • Prison guards: Life on the other side of the bars

    Jun 13, 2012

    Military Police are known for enforcing military law and regulating traffic, but a small fraction of them do something very different: guard the military's prisons.

  • 2012 Quartermaster Symposium Kicks Off

    Jun 13, 2012

    "Quartermaster Strong: Lean, Agile and Ready!" is the 2012 QM Symposium's theme. The corps shares its historical span of 237 years with the U.S. Army. The U.S. Army's birthday is June 14, and two days later the QM Corps was created. Symposium activities, scheduled for June 13-15, include dedication ceremonies, forums, the QM Regimental Review, spirit run and QM Regimental Ball.

  • MG Brown reflects on command

    Jun 13, 2012

    Maj. Gen. Robert Brown, now the former MCoE and Fort Benning commanding general, said the leaders who came before him made the transition and task of moving the Armor School here from Fort Knox, Ky., much easier. Now that full operating capacity has been achieved, the Maneuver Center will have a profound impact on the operational force for years to come, he said.

  • New top NCO takes charge

    Jun 13, 2012

    The Maneuver Center of Excellence and Fort Benning swapped out its top enlisted Soldiers on Friday. Command Sgt. Maj. James Carabello took over the position during a change of responsibility ceremony at McGinnis-Wickam Hall's Marshall Auditorium. He replaces Command Sgt. Maj. Chris Hardy, who's retiring after more than 26 years on active duty.

  • Army Marksmanship Unit shooter grabs last Olympic spot

    Jun 12, 2012

    A U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit Soldier locked down the final spot on the U.S. Olympic shooting team June 11, 2012, with a dominating performance at the U.S. Olympic Team Trials at Pool International Range Complex.

  • Soldier, battle buddy complete four-day, 100-mile road march for charity

    Jun 11, 2012

    Even though cancer survivor Sgt. 1st Class Patrick Kelly possesses only a fraction of the physical abilities he once had, he complete a four-day, 100-mile road march June 4, 2012, in support of cancer research.

  • TRADOC honors legendary commanding general in building dedication ceremony

    Jun 11, 2012

    FORT EUSTIS, Va. -- The U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command honored its second commanding general, the late Gen. Donn Starry, in a building dedication ceremony at Ft. Eustis June 8.

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