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  • 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

  • Food Fun at Fort Monroe

    Nov 17, 2008

    Top chefs provide holiday cooking tips to spouses at Fort Monroe, Va.

  • A Show of Strength

    Nov 17, 2008

    Indian Chief teaches Army audience the word "strong" in his native language

  • First female four-star in U.S. history takes command of AMC

    Nov 14, 2008

    Slideshow of Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody's change of command ceremony conducted at the Fort Belvoir, Va., parade field, Nov. 14. Gen. Benjamin Griffin retired from the Army during the ceremony.

  • First female four-star in U.S. history takes command of AMC

    Nov 14, 2008

    FORT BELVOIR, Va. -- In this world it is hard enough to make history once, but Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody has done it twice in one day.

  • Army promotes first woman to four-star general

    Nov 14, 2008

    Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody became the first female four-star general in the U.S. armed forces at a promotion ceremony Friday morning in the Pentagon.

  • First foreign-military spouses graduate from Fort Bliss SLDC course

    Nov 14, 2008

    The U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy recently held a graduation ceremony for the Senior Spouse Leadership Development Course that included for the first time, spouses of international students attending the Sergeants Majors Course Class 59.

  • Army looks to new technology for possible follow-on to M-4

    Nov 13, 2008

    Army and industry leaders gathered Thursday to exchange information about the latest advances in small-arms technology and to look for a weapon that could be a follow-on to the M-4 carbine.

  • Fort Sill CG challenges all to walk for fitness

    Nov 13, 2008

    The Fort Sill commanding general challenges the local community to walk for fitness

  • Fort Sill WTU case managers make the healing happen

    Nov 13, 2008

    Feature article on the case managers at Fort Sill's WTU

  • Fort Sill's Fitness Center under renovation

    Nov 13, 2008

    Fort Sill's Rinehart Fitness Center is getting a complete overhaul.

  • Fort Sill's RACH recruiting physicians

    Nov 13, 2008

    Fort Sill's hospital is slowly winning the physician recruiting battle.

  • History Comes Alive at Fort Lee

    Nov 12, 2008

    History came alive at Aca,!A"The 90th Anniversary Commemorating the End of World War IAca,!A? event Nov. 11 at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Mike Strasser, Fort Lee Public Affairs

  • Sustainers conduct mass re-enlistment in honor of Veterans Day

    Nov 12, 2008

    This release and attahcments cover the Veterans Day celebration on Joint Base Balad on 11 November 2008. The celebration included reenlistment by over 250 service members from 34 different states across America.

  • How women helped win the Great War

    Nov 10, 2008

    This year not only marks the 90th anniversary of the armistice that silenced the guns of World War I, it is also the 30th anniversary of the dissolution of the Women's Army Corps and integration of female Soldiers into the regular Army.

  • Army Family Covenant - what's evolved a year later

    Nov 10, 2008

    One-year update of the Army Family Covenant on Fort Eustis, Va.

  • Milwaukee Bucks Host Army

    Nov 10, 2008

    In honor of Veterans Day and those who are answering the call to duty, the Milwaukee Bucks hosted a color guard and mass oath of enlistment to Future Soldiers at the Bucks vs. Phoenix Suns game Nov. 8. Sgt. 1st Class Dennis Robinson, a recruiter from the U.S. Army Recruiting Battalion Milwaukee, also sang the national anthem at the start of the game.

  • Secretary Geren congratulates recruiters for exceeding goals

    Nov 10, 2008

    Secretary of the Army Pete Geren spoke to Army Recruiting Command leaders during a San Antonio recruiter-of-the-year ceremony Oct. 28 and congratulated them on exceeding fiscal year 2008 goals.

  • Fort Rucker BOSS haunted house 'Supports the Strong'

    Nov 7, 2008

    Haunted House volunteers collected about 2,500 cans of food and baby items that will be donated to the Fort Rucker Food Locker to support the post community during the upcoming holiday season.

  • Installation honors retirees' selfless service

    Nov 7, 2008

    Installation honors retireesAca,!a,,c selfless service

  • Across the miles, Families assemble packages for deployed Fort Rucker troops

    Nov 7, 2008

    Families assemble packages for deployed Fort Rucker troops

  • Fort Rucker salutes military Families

    Nov 7, 2008

    Fort Rucker kicks of Military Family Month

  • Caring and sharing, Credit union members, staff help keep post Food Locker shelves full

    Nov 7, 2008

    Caring and sharing, Credit union members, staff help keep post Food Locker shelves full

  • Wounded warrior finds a home in Lyster's WTU

    Nov 7, 2008

    Wounded warrior finds hope in Warrior Transition Unit

  • Primary School students cast their votes in civics process

    Nov 7, 2008

    Fort Rucker Primary School students cast votes

  • Fort Sill taking on more Warrior Trainsition Course Soldiers

    Nov 6, 2008

    Fort Sill will soon be the only post to conduct the Warrior Transition Course.

  • Fort Sill CG challenges area youth to get fit

    Nov 6, 2008

    The Fort Sill commanding general has challenged area youth to get fit and stay fit and is sponsoring a walk to kick off the campaign.

  • Wounded Soldier happy with Sill WTU

    Nov 6, 2008

    A Soldier talks about his combat injuries and life in Fort Sll's WTU.

  • Make a movie - save a life

    Nov 6, 2008

    With the launch of a peer-to-peer video competition, the U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center hopes to harness the power of peer influence to help prevent accidents and save lives.

  • Platoon Sergeants Lead from Front in Competition

    Nov 5, 2008

    In the early morning of Oct. 23, four platoon sergeants, dressed in their Class As, stood quietly, waiting outside a conference room. They looked each other over, corrected any uniform malfunctions and spoke about the previous dayAca,!a,,cs events. They laughed, nervously, as they discussed possible questions which might be fired at them. The door to the conference room opened. It was the first platoon sergeantAca,!a,,cs turn to go inside and face the board of sergeants major. The other three men wished him Aca,!A"good luckAca,!A? as he prepared to enter the room. Little did they know, everything they had been working so hard for, every part of their weekAca,!a,,cs worth of competition, would be decided right here, right now.

  • 'Support the Strong' this holiday season

    Nov 5, 2008

    Fort Rucker launched it's 'Support the Strong' campaign today, focusing on post donation-supported charities.

  • Rucker community teams to prepare Families

    Nov 5, 2008

    Fort Rucker prepares Families for natural and manmade disasters.

  • Honoring our World War II veterans

    Nov 5, 2008

    Honor Flight Michigan is a group of dedicated volunteers that arrange two flights a week to take World War Two veterans to the District of Columbia to see their memorial. Two types of people go on these flights; World War Two veterans and volunteer "guardians" who spend the day as escorts and assisting the veterans. The cost to the veteran is absolutely nothing, the staff that arranges these flights are not paid, and it is a non-profit organization...

  • Combat vet commands European Combat Training Center

    Nov 5, 2008

    The new commander of the Joint Multinational Readiness Center wants the center to be Aca,!A"a learning organizationAca,!A? as it strives to meet the needs of the units it supports. Col. Charles A. Preysler assumed command of the JMRC during an early morning ceremony at the JMRC gymnasium on Oct. 21.

  • Tackling barriers by giving back

    Nov 4, 2008

    Staff Sgt. Angel Acevedo, a Milwaukee recruiter, volunteered to coach the varsity linemen at a hard-to-penetrate school. Acevedo wanted to give back to the school that had given him so much as well as break the barriers that limit his access to the students on campus.

  • Strike force trains recruiters, enlists applicants

    Nov 4, 2008

    A team comprised of the 1st Recruiting Brigade Mobile Recruiter Training Team and 22 company operation trainers successfully enlisted 80 applicants during Operation Strike Force Victory, a program continuing to provide results long after its end.

  • Army Parachute Team graduates first wounded warrior and largest female class

    Oct 31, 2008

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. - The U.S. Army Parachute Team graduated 12 Soldiers including five females and the team's first wounded warrior.

  • American Freedom Festival

    Oct 31, 2008

    On October 25, 2008 the American Freedom Foundation presented the 5th Annual American Freedom Festival at the Patriot Center at George Mason University in Fairfax, VA. American Freedom Foundation co-founder, Sergeant Major of the Army (retired) Jack L. Tilley hosted the event, which pays tribute to the men and women of AmericaAca,!a,,cs Armed Forces. More than 8,000 enthusiastic music fans packed the Patriot Center to hear country music stars Alan Jackson, Trace Adkins and James Otto. The entire event was broadcast to over 350 military bases in over 170 countries around the world on The Pentagon Channel. Lieutenant General Robert Wilson, Brigadier General Gary Cheek and Rear Admiral Matt Nathan were asked to come on stage to accept a contribution from the American Freedom Foundation to Giftstoarmy.army.mil in the amount of $100,000! It has been the mission of the foundation to help our wounded warriors and their families in as direct a way as possible. Giftstoarmy.army.mil will direct this contribution to Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Naval Medical Center San Diego, Brooke Army Medical Center and Bethesda Naval Hospital to help provide care to our wounded heroes. A hush came over the audience as Lieutenant General Wilson gave his moving remarks about our military and their families and what they meant to all of us.

  • Tragedy inspires WTU Soldier, wife to serve

    Oct 31, 2008

    For most people, Aca,!A"making good out of badAca,!A? is easier said than done. One Fort Jackson family that was struck hard by fate epitomizes the idea and hopes to inspire others with their story.

  • Burials at Fort Jackson National Cemetery close at hand

    Oct 31, 2008

    Hundreds of dignitaries, veterans and members of the community came together Sunday for the dedication of the Fort Jackson National Cemetery. The 585-acre property on which the cemetery is being constructed is located off Percival Road and was donated by Fort Jackson.

  • Don't spend your whole day at the polls: South Florida expands early-voting hours and provides

    Oct 30, 2008

    Early voting hours have been extended.

  • Education for Warrior Transition Unit Soldiers

    Oct 30, 2008

    Education classes are being offered to Soldiers in the Fort Sill WTU.

  • Combat Olympics

    Oct 30, 2008

    The 434th Field Artillery Brigade holds it's inaugural combat olympics

  • Fort Sill ADA stresses combat skills

    Oct 30, 2008

    Commander of new ADA Brigade at Fort Sill discusses ADA's role in combat.

  • Thirty years later: witnessing monumental change in Army diversity

    Oct 29, 2008

    Few women who served in the WomenAca,!a,,cs Army Corps are still in uniform today. Only those who have served at least 30 years have the distinction as former WAC Soldiers and can remember a time when they served under Pallas Athene collar insignia.

  • Serving those who served

    Oct 29, 2008

    The Presidio's Army Community Service and Residential Communities Initiative partnered with Rebuilding Together, Clark/Pinnacle, the Monterey County Veterans Office, and the commissary. Valerie Woods, Employment/Volunteer Program Manager for the Army Community Service at the Presidio of Monterey, organized the program this year and coordinated the efforts of the various agencies involved. Woods said about the process, "We identified veterans who needed help with home or yard maintenance in the communities of Seaside and Marina, California. They were: 1) an 82-year-old Army veteran with dementia who needed the front and back yard cleaned up and weeded - we filled a 30-foot trash bin; 2) a wheelchair-bound, 91-year-old veteran of the Women's Army Corp, also a widow of career Army veteran, wanted her hallway painted. She also wants her living room carpet cleaned, and we will be going back to do this with a couple more volunteers in two days; 3) a 96-year-old Navy veteran and his 93-year-old wife who needed to have the front yard weeded and cleaned up; 4) an Army veteran in his 80's who needed general yard work, clean-up, trimming of bushes. 35 volunteers worked four hours at this site. Everyone on the team did what each does best and contributed to make this event a success, especially the 110 volunteers from the military community and the military units at the Presidio of Monterey."

  • Army culinary team savors success with culinary olympics silver

    Oct 27, 2008

    After earning two gold medals in the hot and cold food competitions, the U.S. Army Culinary Arts Team was presented the silver medal overall Oct. 23 at the World Culinary Olympics award ceremony.

  • Picatinny engineers travel to Deutschland for greening

    Oct 27, 2008

    Three Picatinny Arsenal enginners participated in an exercise in Germany to help gather feedback from soldiers and gain a sense of needs required by the warfighter.

  • Fort Benning remembers Medal of Honor winner, WWII hero

    Oct 27, 2008

    Congressional Medal of Honor recipient Col. (Ret.) Robert B. Nett's funerl and burial services at Fort Benning.

  • National Infantry Foundation launches In the Footsteps of Heroes

    Oct 27, 2008

  • Youth obesity

    Oct 27, 2008

    TRADOC's Commanding General talks about youth obesity and resolutions to solve it.

  • Engineers uncase colors in Hawaii

    Oct 24, 2008

    The 130th Engineer Brigade offically uncased their colors during a ceremony at Schofield Barracks Oct. 23. The ceremony formally completed the brigade's move from Germany to Hawaii.

  • Ready Army: Kids Fire Academy teaches youth hands-on safety

    Oct 24, 2008

    Kids Fire Academy teaches youth hands-on safety

  • Opening system to emerging players key to global future

    Oct 24, 2008

    Amb. Bob Hutchings, Diplomat-in-Residence at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University, spoke in Bliss Hall Oct. 20 as part of the National Security Policy and Strategy program.

  • Jefferson Award for Public Service honors local Army spouse

    Oct 24, 2008

    Wendy Sledd poses for a photo at the Federally Employed Women's Breast Cancer Awareness program in the LVCC on Oct. 22. Sledd, spouse of Lt. Col. Keith Sledd, an Army War College student, has been selected for the Jefferson Award for Public Service for her dedication to volunteerism.

  • British leader champions NATO role

    Oct 24, 2008

    British General Sir John McColl, Deputy Supreme Allied Command Europe, speaks to Army War College students and faculty in Bliss Hall Oct. 16 during the 2008 Kermit Roosevelt Lecture. McColl spoke about the important role that NATO plays in the world.

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