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  • Army recruiting partnership program recognizes 300th partner

    Jan 15, 2009

    The U.S. Army celebrated a milestone in its partnership with AmericaAca,!a,,cs business community by recognizing its 300th partner, Kraft Foods Global Inc., during the U.S. Army All-American Bowl pre-game festivities this month in San Antonio.

  • U.S.A.P.T COMMAND AND STAFF ATTEND USS BUSH COMMISSIONING

    Jan 15, 2009

    Members of the U.S.A.P.T. (Golden Knights) attend the commissioning ceremony of the USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77).

  • APFRI opens new CGSC satellite facility

    Jan 12, 2009

    A strong body and mind are vital to make any leader successful, no matter what level. That was the message as the Army Physical Fitness Research Institute celebrated the opening of their new $1 million satellite facility at the Command and General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth, Kan.

  • TRADOC Commander Celebrates ACS Birthday

    Jan 9, 2009

    TRADOC's Commanding General joins Army Community Service birthday celebration at Fort Monroe, Va.

  • Accessions Command introduces new Army spouse DVD

    Jan 9, 2009

    If the transition to Army life is challenging for a new recruit, imagine what it's like for the young military spouse who dives into that world without the benefit of initial entry training or easy access to a cadre of subject matter experts.

  • Introducing SCoE

    Jan 9, 2009

    Nearly 18 months after its groundbreaking, the Sustainment Center of Excellence headquarters was officially recognized with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Jan. 9 as Fort LeeAca,!a,,cs first completed Base Realignment and Closure project.

  • Best of Fort Lee's DFACs Awarded

    Jan 9, 2009

    For the next year, the Roy L. Morrow Consolidated Dining Facility will be known as Fort LeeAca,!a,,cs best dining facility. Dining Facility 3002, which serves meals to approximately 800 hungry patrons three times a day, won Best Dining Facility of the Year for fiscal year 2008 in the Commanding GeneralAca,!a,,cs Best Facility Awards Program. Four other recipients (best dining facility manager, installation best cook, best food service worker and best facility attendant) were also named.

  • Best chow in the Army

    Jan 9, 2009

    For the first time in the 41-year history of the Phillip A. Connelly Awards for Excellence in Army Food Service, a Fort Jackson dining facility will take home the Connelly Cup. The 2nd Battalion, 39th Infantry Regiment DFAC will be honored as the best large garrison DFAC Army-wide at a ceremony April 4 in Atlanta. Aca,!A"ItAca,!a,,cs like the Super Bowl, so you know IAca,!a,,cm feeling very good,Aca,!A? said Barbara Johnson, the facilityAca,!a,,cs manager. Aca,!A"It was just amazing that we had the opportunity to run and compete Aca,!"Aca,!" and the fact that we represented Fort Jackson.Aca,!A?

  • MLK Day luncheon speaker has a dream also

    Jan 9, 2009

    When Thelma K. Gibson thinks back to Aug. 28, 1963, one thing that stands out is the heat. A high school student at the time, she recalls being one of the few young people who traveled the almost 500 miles from Columbia to Washington by bus. And she remembers that the thousands gathered that day formed a sort of jovial atmosphere Aca,!"Aca,!" Aca,!A"It was almost like a picnic,Aca,!A? she recalls Aca,!"Aca,!" until Aca,!A"heAca,!A? began to speak.

  • Post facelift starts with barracks

    Jan 9, 2009

    Despite the economic turndown, Fort Jackson officials are expecting a building boom that will change the face of the installation in the coming years. Construction is already under way for the Armed Forces Chaplaincy School, the new consolidated Drill Sergeant School and a new hotel, but that is only the beginning. Aca,!A"WeAca,!a,,cre looking at ... unprecedented growth here at Fort Jackson, probably along the lines of the initial construction that built Fort Jackson,Aca,!A? said Josef Hallatschek, the installationAca,!a,,cs master planning division chief. Aca,!A"ItAca,!a,,cll take several years for us to get to where we want to be, but I would say over the next eight years, thereAca,!a,,cs just a tremendous amount of construction coming here.Aca,!A?

  • VTCs reunite 'Hearts Apart' for the holidays

    Jan 9, 2009

    In a perfect world, Maj. Jason Perez would have been home Christmas morning, watching his two young sons unwrap their presents and enjoying time with his family. But this year, Perez spent the holidays at Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan, where he is in the final months of a one-year deployment with the 101st Airborne Division from Fort Campbell, Ky. Yet, thanks to a joint effort between Army Community Service and the Directorate of Information Management, PerezAca,!a,,cs sons Matthew, 3, and Alex, 6, were able to share some of the holiday spirit with their father during a video teleconference Dec. 30.

  • Fort Jackson welcomes back Soldiers

    Jan 9, 2009

    On Jan. 2, the temperature in Daytona Beach, Fla. was 70 degrees. In Manati, Puerto Rico, it was a balmy 83 degrees. Those warm, beach climates were a far cry from the 41 degrees that it was here when Pvt. Sean Whitfield and Pfc. Efrain Cruz, both Soldiers with Company B, 3rd Battalion, 34th Infantry Regiment, arrived at the MG Robert B. Solomon Center last week signaling the end of Block Leave.

  • New Physical Fitness Research facility opens at Fort Leavenworth

    Jan 7, 2009

    FORT LEAVENWORTH, Kan. Aca,!" Officials from the Combined Arms Center here and the U.S. Army War College, Carlisle Barracks, Pa., cut the ribbon to a new $1 million facility for the ArmyAca,!a,,cs Physical Fitness Research Institute (APFRI) Jan. 7. The annex, located in Eisenhower Hall of the Command and General Staff College campus, features some of the most technologically advanced diagnostic equipment available for fitness assessment.

  • Chicagoland Soldiers and JROTC Cadets participate in 2009 NHL Winter Classic

    Jan 5, 2009

    140 Chicagoland Soldiers and JROTC Cadets from the George S. Patton Military Academy helped unfurl American and Canadian flags at the 2009 NHL Winter Classic January 1, 2009. The Chicago Blackhawks took on the Detroit Red Wings in the friendly confines of Chicago's Wrigley Field.

  • Wounded Warrior kicks off new armor for Humvee

    Dec 31, 2008

    Master Sgt. Jeffrey Mittman was the guest of honor at the Product Manager, Light Tactical Vehicles kick-off event for Fragmentation Kit Seven, the latest Overhead Armor protection for the ArmyAca,!a,,cs work horse, the M1151 Up-Armored HMMWV.

  • Mom, daughter enlist in Army Reserve

    Dec 29, 2008

    Mother and daughter enlisted in the same military occupational specialty and are both assigned to the 351st Civil Affairs Command in Mountain View, Calif.

  • Amputee gets commission through Army ROTC

    Dec 22, 2008

    Amputee, Richard Ingram was recently commissioned a second lieutenant through the U.S. Army ROTC program at North Georgia College and State University

  • Wolverines Come Home

    Dec 22, 2008

    The main body of the 94th Engineer Battalion Aca,!A"WolverinesAca,!A?, 4th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, returned from a 15-month deployment to Iraq, Dec. 14, and hundreds of Soldiers were re-united with their families at Davidson Fitness Center.

  • CSA visits Warrior Country

    Dec 21, 2008

    Gen. George W. Casey Jr., the Chief of staff of the Army, visited the 2nd Infantry Division Dec. 18.

  • Film crew uses 3rd HBCT Soldiers for recruiting

    Dec 19, 2008

    A film crew from Ignited LLC, an advertising agency in El Segundo, Calif., came to Kelley Hill Dec. 12-14 to capture Soldiers at work for a new series of recruitment videos. The videos will be used to put together interactive videos for recruiters to show potential recruits various military occupation specialties (MOSs) and what each job entails.

  • Third generation paratrooper earns Airborne wings

    Dec 19, 2008

    First Lt. Philip Sakala became a third generation paratrooper Dec. 13 when his grandfather, retired Col. Jack Ancker, pinned his Airborne wings on during a graduation ceremony at Eubanks Field on Fort Benning, Ga.

  • Training through the eyes of a drill sergeant -- blue phase

    Dec 19, 2008

    ItAca,!a,,cs almost 5 a.m. on Dec. 11. Sgt. 1st Class Gabriel Lopez just got to work. The first thing he does is check the weather forecast online. The chance of rain is 100 percent and thunderstorms are anticipated. Lopez is a drill sergeant with Company F, 2nd Battalion, 39th Infantry Regiment and his Soldiers are supposed to spend the day on the range. Aca,!A"The rain wonAca,!a,,ct stop us,Aca,!A? he says, Aca,!A"but if thereAca,!a,,cs lightning, weAca,!a,,cll have to wait it out in the shelter.Aca,!A?

  • BCT Soldiers clinch MAC 1

    Dec 19, 2008

    Staff Sgt. Aaron Price, a drill sergeant with Company F, 2nd Battalion, 39th Infantry Regiment, had never punched one of his Soldiers. On Tuesday, he did it repeatedly Aca,!"Aca,!" in the presence of Lt. Col. Collin Fortier, his battalion commander, and Capt. Matthew Graessle, his company commander. Price was not out of line, though. His job was to act as an assailant during the companyAca,!a,,cs certification of 32 Basic Training Soldiers in Level 1 of Modern Army Combatives. The objective during the certification is for the Soldiers to ward off an attacker by achieving one of four possible clinches.

  • BCT Soldier sets record unit APFT score

    Dec 19, 2008

    One-hundred thirty-two push-ups in two minutes, 114 sit-ups in two minutes and an 11-minute, 53-second 2-mile run. These scores earned Pfc. Holden Isley a total of 402 points on the extended scale of his Basic Combat Training Army Physical Fitness Test, one of the highest 3rd Battalion, 13th Infantry RegimentAca,!a,,cs drill sergeants have seen.

  • New AG CSM sets standard in caring for other Soldiers

    Dec 19, 2008

    Hold your head up, hold it high! More than just a cadence, those words are the message the new command sergeant major for the Adjutant General School and the AG regimental corps has for all Soldiers in the adjutant general branch. Command Sgt. Maj. Darlene Hagood became the sixth Soldier, and the first female, to hold those positions during a change of responsibility ceremony, Dec. 11, at the SSI auditorium. Hagood said one of her first priorities is to instill a greater sense of pride throughout the corps.

  • Commentary: Home for the holidays -- celebrating what matters

    Dec 19, 2008

    I am not skipping Christmas this year like I did last year. You wonAca,!a,,ct find a Scrooge here. You know the type: nothing you do can make him or her happy. He has strong opinions about everything, and it is rarely positive. No Aca,!A"bah-humbugsAca,!A? from me. How can anyone be Aca,!A"scroogyAca,!A? at this time of year, with colorful decorations everywhere, pretty lights brightening up the night sky and parties with friends and loved ones to attend' Of course, I have bad moods like everyone else, but luckily my trials are now in perspective.

  • lawton-Fort Sill Fitness Challenge wins state award

    Dec 18, 2008

    The Fort Sill CG'S Challenge was part of an intitiative that wone a state award

  • Artists give back to troops

    Dec 18, 2008

    Singer John Ondrasik talks to the Fort Sill Cannoneer about "For the Troops II"

  • Gen. Casey Visits Korea

    Dec 18, 2008

    Lt. Gen. Joseph F. Fil, Jr., 8th U.S. Army Commander, salutes farewell to Gen. George W. Casey, Jr., Chief of Staff of the United States Army at Yongsan Garrison, South Korea during the Chief of StaffAca,!a,,cs annual holiday visit Dec. 18. Photo by SSG Sadie E. Bleistein, 8th U.S. Army PAO

  • Bush shares leadership vision with Army War College

    Dec 17, 2008

    President George W. Bush gave the Army War College students a unique opportunity to hear his thoughts on strategic leadership and national security as he thanked them for "the honor of a lifetime: to serve as your Commander in Chief."

  • USACAPOC(A)'s Civil Affairs Qualification Course - Mobilized

    Dec 17, 2008

    Soldiers with the U.S. Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command (Airborne), interact with Pineland role player as part of the Mobilization Civil Affairs Course (MCAC) graduating later this month. Forty-five military personnel, including two U.S. Marines and two Navy officers, are nearly finished after completing nine-weeks of intense classroom and field instruction. The final exam for these new Civil Affairs officers is a four-day operation through the fictional country of Pineland

  • 53-year-old lieutenant graduates from BOLC II

    Dec 16, 2008

    Mike Finnegan might be the oldest first lieutenant to graduate from Basic Officer Leader Course II at Fort Benning, Ga. At 53, he completed the end of course Army Physical Fitness Test Monday with a score of 295, completing 84 push ups, 66 sit ups and running two miles in 15:22. But it took Finnegan 30 years to get there.

  • USAREC puts commitment to Families in writing

    Dec 16, 2008

    Maj. Gen. Thomas P. Bostick and Command Sgt. Maj. Stephan Frennier reaffirmed the Recruiting CommandAca,!a,,cs commitment to Families by signing the Army Family Covenant Dec. 15 at the USAREC Headquarters on Fort Knox.

  • Future envisioned: Blueprint unveiled; strategy in works

    Dec 16, 2008

    Sweeping change is on its way to Fort Jackson. As 2008 winds down, post leaders are charting a course for the future, beginning with a new vision: Aca,!A"Team Jackson, a proud legacy of training American Soldiers for over 90 years, committed to transforming individuals and institutions, while at the same time providing the highest quality of life and care for our Soldiers, Civilians and Families. Fort Jackson: Tradition Training, Transformation.Aca,!A?

  • Program ensures Soldiers' readiness

    Dec 16, 2008

    Early in his tenure as tactical support operations supervisor at Fort Jackson, Harvey J. Jackson heard a comment from a Soldier that he said bothered him. Aca,!A"I got another broken weapon,Aca,!A? Jackson recalls hearing the Basic Combat Training Soldier say. The statement made Jackson wonder.

  • MEPS ensures recruits meet medical standards

    Dec 16, 2008

    The recruits at the Military Entrance Processing Station come from different backgrounds and enlist in different service branches, but they have one thing in common. At MEPS, they undergo physical and medical tests to determine if they are qualified to serve in the armed forces.

  • Forces command top enlisted sees improvement in the Iraqi NCO firsthand

    Dec 16, 2008

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" There has been a 180-degree turnaround in the Iraqi noncommissioned officer corps since 2005, according to the top enlisted Soldier at U.S. Army Forces Command in Atlanta.

  • www.army.mil/warriorcaremonth is now www.army.mil/warriorcarenews

    Dec 16, 2008

    www.army.mil/warriorcaremonth is now www.army.mil/warriorcarenews

  • Army releases new training manual

    Dec 15, 2008

    The Army released the new field manual FM 7-0, Training for Full Spectrum Operations, at the Training General Officer Steering Committee conference at Fort Leavenworth, Kan., Dec. 15.

  • Volunteers unite for Holiday Social at Carlisle Barracks

    Dec 15, 2008

    More than 400 volunteers gathered to share in holiday festivities with senior citizens from local retirement homes at the Letort View Community Center on Carlisle Barracks, home of the U.S. Army War College.

  • WHINSEC Board of Visitors provide leadership, legislative updates

    Dec 15, 2008

    The federal oversight committee known as the Board of Visitors for the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation met here Dec. 5 to discuss engagement strategies for a new Congress and the way ahead for WHINSEC.

  • Fort Monroe Tree Lighting

    Dec 12, 2008

    Fort Monroe youths join Garrison Commander in 2008 tree lighting ceremony

  • Technology improves unit communication

    Dec 12, 2008

    The annual Army Expeditionary Warrior Experiment concluded this week with an open house on McKenna MOUT Wednesday that showcased more than 30 kinds of technology. The open house presented an opportunity for industry and military leaders to learn about the uses and advantages of technology studied during the experiment, said Harry Lubin, chief of Fort BenningAca,!a,,cs Live Experimentation Division with the Maneuver Battle Lab. Now in its fifth year, the experiment focused on the impact of network technology on small units.

  • Support Soldiers Make It Happen For YS55

    Dec 12, 2008

    Task Force 35, stationed at Sagami Depot, 10 kilometers north of Camp Zama, is part of the ArmyAca,!a,,cs 8th Theater Sustainment Command (TSC), based at Fort Shafter, Hawaii. Its Soldiers are among the more than 1,000 American Soldiers, Sailors, Marines and Airmen participating in Yama Sakura 55, along with their counterparts from the Japanese ground, air and maritime services. Yama Sakura is a bilateral U.S.-Japan, computerized command post exercise designed to better the defense of Japan, and to protect each countryAca,!a,,cs interests throughout East Asia.

  • Command and General Staff College graduates ILE Class

    Dec 12, 2008

    The Combined Arms CenterAca,!a,,cs Command and General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth conducted graduation ceremonies for nearly 300 officers attending the Intermediate Level Education program on Dec 12 at 10 a.m. in Eisenhower Hall of the Lewis and Clark Center. Guest speaker was Gen. Peter Chiarelli, Vice Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army.

  • DUI vehicle saves lives

    Dec 11, 2008

    A traveling presentation graphically shows Fort Sill Soldiers what effects alcohol can have on driving.

  • Haley's Holiday Hope

    Dec 11, 2008

    A 9 year-old Lawton girl, whose father is a Fort Sill Soldier is giving up her birthday presents and asking birthday part-goers to donate a toy to a local children's shelter.

  • CGSC Accredits Division, Training Brigade

    Dec 10, 2008

    Leaders at the Command and General Staff College recently accredited the 2nd Brigade of the 104th Training Division (Reserve) and the 3747th Multi-functional Training Brigade Europe to continue to train and educate officers participating in Intermediate Level Education through The Army School System (TASS).

  • Stop, In the Name Of Safety

    Dec 10, 2008

    Presenting routine safety briefs to the installationAca,!a,,cs military members and Civilian employees in an appealing way is a challenge that the annual Holiday Safety Show has taken up for the past 23 years. Held at the Lee Playhouse Dec. 1- 4, the Holiday Safety Show featured a cast of more than 30 volunteers who gave 13 performances that strayed away from routine and occasionally bland safety messages and seasoned them with a creative mix of song, dance and comedy.

  • Quartermaster Soldiers Shows Community Spirit, Involvement

    Dec 10, 2008

    In the spirit of the Army Community Covenant, the Soldiers attached with the 262nd Quartermaster Battalion, 23rd QM Brigade, offered their free time away from the training environment to support the Tri-Cities Habitat for Humanity.

  • College Students, Professor Discover Army Civil Affairs

    Dec 10, 2008

    Story focuses on a college class that hosted a video teleconference presentation of a civil affairs officer. The students and professor developed a different outlook on the Army's role in stabilizing regions that are otherwise vulnerable to terrorist activity. The story also exemplifies how VTC can be utilized to educate college students on the Army's activities in the world.

  • Aviation Exec Leaves on High Point

    Dec 10, 2008

    It has been said that to be a leader, you have to serve. No one embodies that statement more than Paul Bogosian. After more than 35 years of federal service, Bogosian, the program executive officer for aviation, will retire. Aca,!A"Paul has been the steadfast proponent for Army aviation acquisition,Aca,!A? said Brig. Gen. Tim Crosby, deputy program executive officer for aviation. Crosby will take the reins from Bogosian in a change of charter ceremony Friday. Drafted out of graduate school in 1972, in the last draft call during the Vietnam War, Bogosian served for two years as a company administrative clerk. After his tour, he returned to the University of Georgia to take graduate and doctorate level studies in English Literature. Bogosian describes his beginnings in government civil service as happenstance.

  • Dempsey promoted to four-star general

    Dec 9, 2008

    Lt. Gen. Martin E. Dempsey was promoted to the rank of general on Dec. 8 on Fort Monroe.

  • Army farewells Wallace team as TRADOC transitions command

    Dec 9, 2008

    Gen. Martin E. Dempsey assumed command from Gen. William S. Wallace as commanding general of the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command on Monday, Dec. 8 at Continental Park on Fort Monroe.

  • Army Physical Fitness Research Institute: education is key

    Dec 9, 2008

    He arrived at Carlisle Barracks, Pa., blissfully unaware of the health indicators for future diabetes, despite both parents having diabetes. Since taking part in the Army Physical Fitness Research Institute program, he has lost 50 pounds, 7 inches of waistline, decreased his cholesterol by 57 points, and his glucose is in the green.

  • Army farewells Wallace team as TRADOC transitions command

    Dec 8, 2008

    Gen. Martin E. Dempsey assumed command Monday from Gen. William S. Wallace at the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command headquarters on Fort Monroe, Va.

  • Dempsey promoted to four-star general

    Dec 8, 2008

    Lt. Gen. Martin E. Dempsey was promoted to the rank of general today on Fort Monroe.

  • SAMS graduates first off-cycle class

    Dec 8, 2008

    The Army's School of Advanced Military Studies at Fort Leavenworth, Kan., graduated 16 officers Dec. 5 in its first "off-cycle" class, as part of what the SAMS director called an "intellectual surge."

  • Women's health day message: make a new priority for yourself

    Dec 8, 2008

    Women's health day message: make a new priority for yourself

  • New York City trip gives students first-hand look at global issues

    Dec 8, 2008

    Army War College students learn about strategic issues in New York City.

  • War College celebrates 107th birthday

    Dec 8, 2008

    War College celebrates 107th birthday

  • ARCIC presents first capability developer and team developer of the year awards

    Dec 5, 2008

    Lt. Gen. Michael Vane, Deputy Commanding General for Futures and Director of the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command's Army Capabilities Integration Center (ARCIC), presented the first Capability Developer and Team Developer Awards Dec. 2 at the Capability Developer Leader Seminar on Fort Monroe.

  • Recruiter's first enlistment is sister

    Dec 5, 2008

    While learning his new recruiting trade at Fort Jackson, S.C., Staff Sgt. Dennis Moore wondered how long it would take him to write that important first contract. He admits to being confident, especially since he was returning to his hometown of Westminster, Mass., and covering the same high school he graduated from in 2003. Moore wrote his first contract barely a week after reporting for duty, a worthy achievement, although Moore admits it helped that the applicant was his sister, Doreen.

  • First FA40 selected from career field for promotion to general

    Dec 4, 2008

    U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command takes pride in the many firsts in Army history. The Peterson Air and Space Museum was the setting for another Army first as the first Space Operations Officer (Functional Area 40), groomed and selected from the career field, was promoted to the ranks of general officer. During an afternoon ceremony, Col. Kurt S. Story, deputy commander for operations, SMDC/ARSTRAT was promoted to the rank of brigadier general.

  • Soldier honors WWI veteran grandfather

    Dec 3, 2008

    As dusk approached the ArsenalAca,!a,,cs skyline, a bugle blasted Aca,!A"RetreatAca,!A? over the hills and the American flag came down the flagpole. As the flag descended, a group of Soldiers met it, caring for the flag as they always do. But this retreat was different. Outside the 59th Ordnance Brigade headquarters, a small group of onlookers gathered to pay respect to another Soldier, one who had proudly served his nation 90 years prior. The flag which flew that day was his flag. It was with him the day he was buried and had remained cased since that day. But for this one day, Nov. 18, his flag flew with pride.

  • Ordnance School Honors Its Instructors of Year

    Dec 3, 2008

    They teach and build confidence. They are mentors and friends. They are responsible for teaching their students to be masters of their military occupational specialties. They are the finest of all instructors on Redstone Arsenal. They may not be famous, but they are the ones Soldiers will never forget. Sgt. 1st Class Dynetha Childs, Chief Warrant Officer 3 Mark Hoskins, and Charles Mayo are the 2008 Ordnance Munitions and Electronics Maintenance School and the 59th Ordnance BrigadeAca,!a,,cs Instructors of the Year. They were recognized at the award luncheon Nov. 21 at the Officers and Civilians Club. Aca,!A"You develop Soldiers that are the platforms for our Army and are the heartbeat of our command in TRADOC,Aca,!A? said William Moore, deputy to the commanding general of the Combined Armed Support Command and guest speaker at the award luncheon. Aca,!A"You instill order, discipline and an Army set of values.Aca,!A?

  • Recreation Center for Salute

    Dec 3, 2008

    Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation workers donAca,!a,,ct just use words to express their gratitude to Soldiers and Marines. They render a salute with a special evening each year. The Diane Campbell Recreation Center was host for the sixth annual Salute to the Military on Nov. 23. This free event for the troops served up food, entertainment and prizes. Aca,!A"Their service means everything to us,Aca,!A? Brian Marbrey, Diane Campbell Recreation Center assistant manager, said. Aca,!A"This is a way to put that into action with something they can see and feel.Aca,!A?

  • Survivor's Input needed for program at Fort Leonard Wood

    Nov 26, 2008

    Army Community Services program to better serve our Army Families.

  • An Army Thanksgiving

    Nov 26, 2008

    This article is about the close ties that Army Families form during holidays.

  • Fort Sill Fitness Walk

    Nov 26, 2008

    Close to 15,000 people across the area took part in the first CG's Challenge-Western miles Fitness Walk at Fort Sill Nov. 25.

  • SKIES Offers Classes to Fort Lee's Children

    Nov 26, 2008

    Karate. Dance. Art classes. Bumper bowling. Pet care classes. Those are just a few of the classes Fort LeeAca,!a,,cs SKIES program offers to children registered under the Children, Youth and School Services Program.

  • Students Helping Students for a Smoother Transition

    Nov 26, 2008

    Student 2 Student is a student-led, school-managed program puts transitioning students with peers dedicated and trained to help them become accustomed to their new community. Helping children make a smooth transition to new schools is a priority for Tina Collins, Fort Lee School Liaison Officer.

  • Fort Monroe Wins 'Clean Business' Environmental Award

    Nov 26, 2008

    Fort Monroe, Va., wins eighth environmental award for 2008

  • Hampton, Va. Hosts Covenant Ceremony to Show Support for Army Families

    Nov 26, 2008

    Hampton, Va., hosts a Nov. 17 Army Community Covenant Signing Ceremony.

  • New Game Center Offers Fort Lee Youth Recreational Fun

    Nov 26, 2008

    The Fort Lee Youth Center's game room opened Friday with dozens of Madden Football pros gathered to inaugurate the new facility.

  • Wounded Warriors' Spouses Get Free Tuition

    Nov 26, 2008

    For some time now, Army spouse Pasha Quintana has desired to start a college degree program but couldn't get the ball rolling for various reasons. Now, thanks to a Central Texas College scholarship program, she's one step closer to realizing her dream.

  • Fort Lee MPs Claim Award

    Nov 26, 2008

    Fort LeeAca,!a,,cs 217th Military Police Detachment earned the Brig. Gen. David H. Stem Award for 2008 as the best military police unit amongst more than 20 TRADOC MP elements that are company-sized or smaller.

  • Making a Memorable Thanksgiving Feast

    Nov 26, 2008

    Fort Lee dining facility personnel put best food forward to provide memorable Thanksgiving meal.

  • Fort Gordon releases endangered woodpeckers

    Nov 25, 2008

    Fort Gordon wildlife biologists work to restore endangered Red-cockaded woodpeckers to the forests of Fort Gordon.

  • Family Engagement Kit

    Nov 25, 2008

    The USACRC has updated its Family Engagement Kit developed to encourage Family Members to take an active role in their SoldierAca,!a,,cs off-duty safety, particularly those returning from a deployment. Research has shown that some Soldiers take deployment and the return home in stride, without missing a beat, for others it not a seamless reintegration. Some individuals have a more difficult time trying to re-connect with their past life or to integrate and modify their deployment behavior into their present situation. Regardless of whether Soldiers are readying for a deployment, returning from a deployment or neither, Family Members are a front line of defense and can positively affect Soldiers behavior. This kit has simple, yet effective, Aca,!A"how toAca,!A? instructions combined with other useful aids to help Family Members take care of all our Soldiers.

  • ACS Dedicates Mel Carnahan Building at Fort Leonard Wood

    Nov 25, 2008

    Article is about the dedication ceremony held on Sept. 5 on Fort Leonard Wood. The ACS Building was dedicated in memory of the Honorable Mel Carnahan.

  • ACS Dedicates Mel Carnahan Building at Fort Leonard Wood

    Nov 25, 2008

    Article is about the dedication ceremony held on Sept. 5 on Fort Leonard Wood. The ACS Building was dedicated in memory of the Honorable Mel Carnahan.

  • Training through the eyes of a drill sergeant

    Nov 25, 2008

    For Sgt. 1st Class Gabriel Lopez, working 15 hours a day is the norm, not the exception. Working six days a week is expected, not suggested. Lopez is an infantryman with vast combat experience, but this may be his toughest assignment. He is a drill sergeant. The work hours are hard, he admits, but he does not complain. Aca,!A"You just deal with it and drink coffee,Aca,!A? he says while sipping a cup. It is Nov. 7, the second week of Basic Combat Training for the Soldiers of Company F, 2nd Battalion, 39th Infantry Regiment. The first two weeks are called the Aca,!A"red phase.Aca,!A? During this phase, drill sergeants teach new Soldiers the fundamentals of being in the Army.

  • Army families recognized, honored for volunteerism

    Nov 25, 2008

    Twenty Army families were honored for their contributions to the community during the annual Families of the Year Awards ceremony Wednesday at the MG Robert B. Solomon Center. The awards ceremony was just one part of Military Family Week, said Marilynn Bailey, Army Community Services volunteer corps coordinator. Aca,!A"What we do at Fort Jackson is take a week and celebrate our families,Aca,!A? she said. Aca,!A"The awards honor those families who have made exemplary contributions to the Fort Jackson community and the surrounding area.Aca,!A? Each year, Fort JacksonAca,!a,,cs various units and organizations have the opportunity to nominate families who meet three criteria: individual growth, love and teamwork and friendship and service. All nominations are endorsed by the colonel-level commander of each unit or organization.

  • Army transforming NCO education system

    Nov 24, 2008

    A redesign of the ArmyAca,!a,,cs noncommissioned officer education system will bring itAca,!a,,cs curriculum closer to what has been taught to officers in the past, said Command Sgt. Maj. Ray Chandler.

  • From soldier to spaceman-A journey beyond the Army

    Nov 21, 2008

    This story is about an Army astronaut who is slated to launch on the space shuttle this summer. His mission will be several months long aboard the space station.

  • Air Force wins rugby title

    Nov 21, 2008

    The Air Force claimed its fifth consecutive Armed Forces Rugby Championship Thursday on Stewart-Watson Field defeating the Navy 37-8. Air Force advanced to the championship match by posting a 4-0 record in the round-robin tournament while the Navy posted a 3-1 record to make it to the championship matchup. NavyAca,!a,,cs only loss during regular tournament play came at the hands of Air Force, losing 26-6 in their first match.

  • MG Barbero assumes command

    Nov 21, 2008

    MG Walter Wojdakowski, outgoing Infantry Center commandant and Fort Benning commander, passed the guidon and colors symbolizing the transfer of command authority to MG Michael D. Barbero during a change of command ceremony Tuesday on York Field.

  • Army catalyst

    Nov 21, 2008

    TRADOC Commander talks about how Army can be a catalyst for change.

  • NFL Halftime Show Hosts Army

    Nov 20, 2008

    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- More than 80 Future Soldiers marched onto Lambeau Field to conduct the oath of enlistment during the Green Bay Packers vs. Chicago Bears halftime Sunday, Nov. 16. Sgt. 1st Class Jamie Buckley, U.S. Army Recruiting Command, sang the national anthem at the start of the game and "American Soldier" during the halftime. The U.S. Army Drill Team performed ceremonial drills as a tribute to service members past, present and future.

  • Eglin Says Goodbye to Drill Sergeants

    Nov 20, 2008

    Four drill sergeants entered the theater at Eglin Air Force Base, walking toward the stage where a ceremony was being held in their honor. These drill sergeants for Bravo Company were about to end their term as drill sergeants and begin their next job as platoon sergeants of the Explosive Ordnance Disposal Training Battalion (Provisional). They, for the last time, recited the Drill SergeantAca,!a,,cs Creed to the trainee Soldiers in attendance. They walked onstage and handed over their campaign hats, the visual staple of all drill sergeants. On Nov. 3, the very last drill sergeants were removed from the Training and Doctrine Command.

  • Folds Of Honor Foundation and Scholarships For Dependents

    Nov 20, 2008

    Description of the founding of Folds of Honor, a non-profit educational foundation to provide scholarships to the dependents of those killed or injured in the defense of the nation

  • Field Assistance Team Focuses on Soldier Feedback

    Nov 20, 2008

    This concept has been a focus for the Field Assistance in Science and Technology organization, which connects the Soldier to the vast network of labs and research centers of the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Center. FAST maintains a presence at 23 locations, specifically at every combatant command, corps headquarters and each of the training centers.

  • Post opens gates to community in outreach tour

    Nov 20, 2008

    Bad weather forced changes in the itinerary of the first Community Outreach Tour Friday, but it did not stop the 36 Midlands-area residents from learning about their neighbors on Fort Jackson. Aca,!A"We wanted to Aca,!Eoeopen the gateAca,!a,,c of this historic post to show the citizens of this area all of the great things that are happening on Fort Jackson,Aca,!A? said Col. Jeffrey Sanderson, Fort Jackson chief of staff, who briefed the visitors on the installationAca,!a,,cs mission. Aca,!A"We are very proud of our ability to transform citizens into Soldiers, and in talking with the community, we realized that lots of folks from the surrounding communities had not been on Fort Jackson in quite some time. Our community outreach initiative is designed to show our citizens what AmericaAca,!a,,cs Army is doing behind the gates.Aca,!A?

  • Photos to go with Embedded Team Mentors story

    Nov 19, 2008

    The story is about one of the ETTs in Afghanistan. some of them came from fort knox originally, a fact that was taken into consideration when written. The team is due back in time for this holiday season, but left at Christmas last year, The photos were taken by the ETT guys in Afghanistan and accompany the story

  • A four-star promotion

    Nov 19, 2008

    A slideshow of Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody's four-star promotion ceremony conducted in the Pentagon auditorium, Nov. 14, 2008.

  • E-waste recycling day keeps electronics out of landfill

    Nov 18, 2008

    Fort Bliss' 2nd Annual Electronics Waste Collection Day yielded 15,894 pounds worth of electronics that will be recycled. This is a 60% increase over the previous year's collection.

  • DLIFLC Observes Veteran's Day

    Nov 17, 2008

    Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center holds a ceremony for the 89th observance of Veteran's Day.

  • Fort Monroe Family Covenant Display

    Nov 17, 2008

    Fort Monroe ACS talks up family covenant at Hampton Soldier Show

  • Arena Racing Enlistment

    Nov 17, 2008

    Fort Monroe garrison commander enlists 40 Soldiers at public event

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