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  • Penn State second at Sandhurst

    Apr 20, 2013

    Three Cadet Command programs finished in the top 10, making this the most successful year for Army ROTC teams since they started competing in 1992.

  • IG recommends getting 'back to basics,' values

    Apr 19, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Similar to the restructuring in early the 1990s, our Army is transforming from one in conflict to a peacetime force. This is not an easy transition and requires patience, understanding and dedication to the Army's Values. As funding, available personnel and resources contract, we will all be tempted to cut corners and find the easiest way of conducting business. This easier way is not always the best option. We need to ensure we are always doing what is right.

  • Under Secretary recognizes 'game changers'

    Apr 19, 2013

    The Under Secretary of the Army, Joseph W. Westphal, Ph.D., presented a coin to Sgt. 1st Class Devera Martin, Deployment and Deployment Systems Department noncommissioned officer in charge, Combined Arms Support Command, for her "game changer" service April 18.

  • Army Earth Day Message signed by SMA, CSA, SA

    Apr 19, 2013

    Monday, April 22, the Army joins the nation in celebrating Earth Day. Army installations and organizations will continue efforts to support the Army's mission by conserving cultural and natural resources, harnessing more energy from alternative sources, promoting greater fuel and energy efficiency, and furthering Net Zero energy, water and waste efforts. By making the right choices today, our Army will remain the world 's premier military force into the future.

  • Sandhurst Competition gets under way

    Apr 19, 2013

    Live fires highlighted the opening day of the annual Sandhurst Competition, an international event pitting 58 teams in a variety of Soldier tasks aimed at testing participants physically and mentally, held at West Point, N.Y.

  • Chief of Ordnance enters general officer ranks

    Apr 18, 2013

    FORT LEE, Va. (April 18, 2013) -- Speaking at his promotion ceremony Friday that drew about 200 guests, Brig. Gen. Edward M. Daly relayed an oft-told account about the late Yankees baseball great Joe DiMaggio:

  • Giving back: R2R helps Soldiers recover

    Apr 18, 2013

    When a Soldier gets injured on the battlefield, sometimes it can leave scars that aren't always seen by the human eye. Often times, Soldiers tend to hide battlefield scars because they don't want their fellow Soldiers to think of them differently. Ride2Recovery helps to heal those scars. Sgt. 1st Class Corey Edwards, a Soldier with Company B, 1st Battalion, Warrior Transition Brigade uses R2R as an outlet to heal some of his scars. In June 2011, while attached to the 365th Combat Support Sustainment Battalion, Edwards's vehicle was hit by a improvised explosive device while on convoy in Shindand, Afghanistan. Edwards suffered from a torn meniscus in his knee and a broken hand.

  • Fires Battle Lab takes DA-level awards

    Apr 18, 2013

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- The Fires Center of Excellence Battle Lab at Fort Sill garnered team and individual Department of Army awards for modeling and simulations experimentation for fiscal 2012. The team develops software programs that help provide military leaders data and analysis for advanced combat planning and strategy.

  • Young officers learn drill lesson

    Apr 18, 2013

    Some of the Army's newest officers got a refresher course last week in basic drill and ceremony procedures.

  • Training, experience saves lifes at hand grenade range

    Apr 18, 2013

    The M67 hand grenade is a simple, but effective tool. Engineered to supplement small arms fire against enemies in close combat, the M67 has a lethal radius of 5 meters and can project fragments as far as 200 meters.

  • Green Initiative Day activities encourage ingenuity in recycling

    Apr 18, 2013

    None of the boats looked like they would float for very long, much less win any races. Most of them finished, though, despite being made out of used condiment containers, wooden pallets, kiddie pools and anything else that could be made to hold water, however temporarily.

  • 1-17th Field Artillery honors its volunteers

    Apr 18, 2013

    More than 20 service members and civilians with 1st Battalion, 17th Field Artillery were awarded for their volunteer service April 10, 2013, at the battalion's conference room.

  • Budget cuts will affect readiness, Army leader says

    Apr 18, 2013

    The Army's under secretary said with sequestration in place and deep cuts requested, the Army is concerned about how it can train, equip and sustain Soldiers to be ready when called upon.

  • Simply the best: RTB team wins 2013 Best Ranger

    Apr 17, 2013

    Sgts. 1st Class Raymond Santiago and Timothy Briggs of the Ranger Training Brigade took top honors in the 30th Annual David E. Grange Jr. Best Ranger Competition, and were each presented with a Colt pistol and induction into the Order of St. Maurice during the official awards ceremony Monday at Marshall Auditorium. Retired Gen. Colin Powell, a former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and Secretary of State, was the guest speaker at Monday's ceremony, and he took the time to commend the 24 finishing teams for their show of endurance.

  • 2013 BRC takes its toll on competitors

    Apr 17, 2013

    The 30th annual David E. Grange Jr. Best Ranger Competition saw 49 teams start the competition at Friday's opening ceremonies, but by the end of Sunday's four-mile buddy run, only 24 teams were left standing. The competition is known for the grueling endurance test it provides, and this year was no different.

  • Armor chief gets star

    Apr 17, 2013

    The U.S. Army Armor School's commandant was promoted to brigadier general during a ceremony Friday at the Fort Benning Conference Center. Brig. Gen. Paul J. Laughlin, the 47th chief of Armor, arrived in August 2012. As commandant, Laughlin is responsible for all facets of Armor training, including proponency for all doctrine, policies and responsibilities that relate to the Armor force.

  • NFL athletes visit 316th Cavalry Brigade

    Apr 17, 2013

    A.J. Green of the Cincinnati Bengals and Akeem Dent of the Atlanta Falcons, both former University of Georgia standouts, said they wanted to make the trip to Fort Benning to learn more about what goes into a Soldier's daily routine.

  • Council on Foreign Relations visits Fort Benning

    Apr 17, 2013

    Representatives from the Council on Foreign Relations made a visit to Fort Benning Thursday and Friday, during which time they got a closer look at the numerous training initiatives conducted here. The representatives were mostly members of CFR's Stephen M. Kellen Term Member Program, which encourages promising young leaders in government, media, nongovernmental organizations, law, business, finance and academia to engage in a sustained conversation on international affairs and U.S. foreign policy.

  • Army researchers improve vehicle design with blast tests

    Apr 16, 2013

    With the growing threat of improvised explosive devices over the past decade, Army researchers have been hard at work testing and evaluating ways to keep Soldiers safe from bomb blasts.

  • Cone: New lieutenants vital in keeping future force ready

    Apr 16, 2013

    TRADOC commander offers advice and guidance to Army ROTC Cadets at annual Marshall leadership seminar.

  • Soldier inspires spouse to enlist

    Apr 15, 2013

    Christy reluctantly agreed to meet Joshua, the nephew of a co-worker, when he was home on leave from Germany for a second time. Joshua and Christy Garlick have now been married more than seven years.

  • Marshall seminar recognizes Cadet Command's best

    Apr 15, 2013

    Some 187 senior Cadets are taking part in the 36th annual George C. Marshall Awards and Leadership Seminar, on the campus of Virginia Military Institute in Lexington, Va.

  • Strategy conference tackles land power, strategic issues facing nation

    Apr 15, 2013

    Experts from academia, military and government converged on Carlisle Barracks, Pa., to discuss links between land power and vital strategic issues facing the nation and the world, during the Army War College Strategy Conference April 9-11, 2013.

  • Sustainers Share Observations

    Apr 15, 2013

    Soldiers from the 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) shared information with the Combined Arms Support Command (CASCOM) during Reverse-Collection Analysis and Team (R-CAAT) teleconference briefings April 10 at Harris Hall on Fort Knox, Ky.

  • All-Volunteer Army not fading away

    Apr 15, 2013

    Celebrating the 40th anniversary of the All-Volunteer Army, Army Recruiting Command seeks veteran's stories of why they volunteered to become a Soldier.

  • Army's financial managers committed to improving fiscal readiness

    Apr 15, 2013

    Under Secretary of the Army Joseph W. Westphal expressed the Army's appreciation for the vital efforts of uniform and civilian personnel assigned to the office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Financial Management & Comptroller during an address to the financial managers, April 15, 2013, at the Pentagon.

  • Army completes environmental study on future force structure reductions

    Apr 12, 2013

    The Army published a Finding of No Significant Impact following completion of the Programmatic Environmental Assessment for Army 2020 Force Structure Realignment. The PEA analyzed the environmental impacts of two action alternatives for reducing and reorganizing the Army's active component force structure at 21 installations between now and 2020. This action is necessary to achieve the fiscal reductions directed by the Budget Control Act of 2011, consistent with the National Military Strategy and ending of wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

  • Transportation School hosts relinquishment of command ceremony

    Apr 12, 2013

    The U.S. Army Transportation Corps bid farewell to Brig. Gen. Stephen E. Farmen, Chief of Transportation and Transportation School commandant, during a relinquishment of command ceremony April 12.

  • Ordnance, Quartermaster squads square off in hoops challenge to build team, deter sexual assaults

    Apr 11, 2013

    FORT LEE, Va. (April 11, 2013) -- The Ordnance School women's team and Quartermaster School men's team were victorious in the inaugural Quartermaster vs. Ordnance Basketball Showdown at MacLaughlin Fitness Center Saturday.

  • Fort Sill says goodbye to FA commandant

    Apr 11, 2013

    Fort Sill honored Brig. Gen. Brian McKiernan, outgoing Field Artillery School commandant and chief of FA, with a retreat ceremony April 2 at Rinehart Fitness Center.

  • USAACE CG talks leadership with junior leaders

    Apr 11, 2013

    Fort Rucker's commanding general spoke with junior leaders at the Landing April 9 about what it takes to become a senior leader in today's Army.

  • Fort Rucker Soldiers compete for German military badges

    Apr 11, 2013

    There are many ways for Soldiers to one-up each other and keep each other motivated to achieve greatness in their military careers, and one way is by earning distinguished awards.

  • Two West Point cadets named 2013 Truman Scholars

    Apr 11, 2013

    U.S. Military Academy Class of 2014 Cadets Erin Mauldin and Ahmad Nasir were among 62 students from 54 colleges and universities across the nation to be named 2013 Truman Scholars.

  • TRADOC CG talks leader development

    Apr 11, 2013

    Gen. Robert W. Cone, commanding general of the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command in Fort Eustis, Va., was at the Command and General Staff College students April 8 how TRACOC is preparing for tomorrow, transitioning, leadership development and the Army as a profession.

  • ROTC cadets refine skills at camp

    Apr 11, 2013

  • CSM Rambert assumes responsibility of 11th Signal Brigade

    Apr 10, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Command Sgt. Maj. Maurice A. Rambert assumed responsibility as the 11th Signal Brigade command sergeant major Friday during a ceremony on historic Brown Parade Field at 10 a.m.

  • USAICS breaks ground for new academic facility This Week in History, 9 April 1979

    Apr 10, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - When the first shovel broke the ground on April, 9 1979 for the construction project that would eventually become the headquarters of the U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence, it was the realization of a request that was submitted eight years earlier in October 1972.

  • Brigade Modernization Command farewells commanding general, welcomes new CG

    Apr 9, 2013

    The Brigade Modernization Command held a Change of Command Ceremony here March 26 to farewell the outgoing commander, Brig. Gen. Randal A. Dragon, and to welcome the incoming commander, Brig. Gen. John W. Charlton.

  • CBRN warrant officers provide experience

    Apr 8, 2013

    The latest class of 12 CBRN warrant officers graduated from the Interservice Training Review Organization-Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear Warrant Officer Basic Course run by the Marine Corps in conjunction with the Army Chemical School March 28, 2013, at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo.

  • USAREC launches guide for Families making transition to recruiting duty

    Apr 8, 2013

    Recruiting Command has launched an update to its Family Strong Resource Guide, a comprehensive source of information, phone numbers and Web links for Soldiers and Families making the transition to recruiting duty.

  • Best Warrior Competition winners announced

    Apr 8, 2013

    The Maneuver Support Center of Excellence and Fort Leonard Wood announced the winners of the 2013 Best Warrior Competition April 5, 2013, in Lincoln Hall Auditorium. Individuals will represent Fort Leonard Wood in six categories including Drill Sergeant of the Year, Advanced Individual Training Platoon Sergeant of the Year, Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year, Joint Service NCO and Joint Service Junior Enlisted Member of the Year.

  • Army War College Strategy Conference 2013: The Future of American Landpower, April 9-11

    Apr 5, 2013

    The Army War College Strategy Conference 2013, April 9-11, will focus on the Future of American Landpower. Senior leaders, policy-makers and experts will share insights and engage with conference participants about Landpower with respect to rival power transitions, social and political revolutions, international organized crime, the changing nature of alliances and partnerships, and the role of the military in advancing U.S. foreign policy.

  • Bayonet's history stretches back to WWII

    Apr 5, 2013

    Last week, The Bayonet was honored with first place in the MG Keith L. Ware Public Affairs Awards Communication Competition. However, that was just the latest honor in the long and storied history of The Bayonet, a history that stretches back to the days of World War II. For more than 70 years, The Bayonet has served as the official newspaper of Fort Benning, and has been the only continuously published weekly newspaper during that timeframe.

  • Marching towards graduation

    Apr 5, 2013

    Thirty-six Soldiers from the Adjutant General Basic Officer Leader Course embarked on a 12-mile road march recently. The event was one of the final steps the students had to complete before graduation April 2.

  • Military motorcycle riding courses zero in on safety

    Apr 5, 2013

    From 600 to 900 Soldiers take a motorcycle riding course every year through the Maneuver Center of Excellence Safety Office. The goal is to encourage safe driving and, ultimately, fewer motorcycle-related injuries and deaths. "Approximately 75 percent of the Army's fatalities are associated with riding a motorcycle or driving a car," said Brian Blanton, safety and occupational health specialist for the Safety Office. "The Army Traffic Safety Training Program is required for all Soldiers who operate a motorcycle on or off post, on or off duty, anywhere in the world. It's another tool for Soldiers to better and hone their riding skill."

  • Army Marksmanship Unit Soldiers finally get their own patch

    Apr 4, 2013

    Soldiers from the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit held one of the shortest yet most significant ceremonies in the unit's 57-year history, donning new Shoulder Sleeve Insignias, April 2, 2013, at the unit's Ceremony Hill on Fort Benning, Ga.

  • Ultimate Warrior: CASCOM's finest challenges themselves, others in annual Soldier skills competition

    Apr 4, 2013

    FORT LEE, Va. (April 4, 2013) -- Sgt. 1st Class Naira Frazier was in a much lighter mood when the day was over.

  • CAPE educates APG workforce on Army Profession

    Apr 4, 2013

    Members of the U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command attended an Army Profession seminar conducted by the Center for the Army Profession and Ethic, or CAPE, here at the Recreation Center March 26.

  • USAACE reinstates solo flight incentives after 15 years

    Apr 4, 2013

    A few Aviators at Fort Rucker had the opportunity to experience for the first time something that hasn't taken place in almost 15 years.

  • SMA visits Fort Rucker, talks professionalism

    Apr 4, 2013

    Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III visited Fort Rucker April 1-2 with Gen. Raymond T. Odierno, chief of staff of the Army, to conduct open discussions with Soldiers about budget constraints, affects of sequestration and what it means to be an Army professional.

  • Army chief of staff presents Soldiers Medal to Fort Rucker CW3

    Apr 4, 2013

    CW3 Ronald Sandler did not expect he would be standing on stage next to the chief of staff of the Army April 1, but this was no April fool's joke.

  • Soldiers prepare for gunnery training

    Apr 4, 2013

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- Striving for excellence is something for which the noncommissioned officers of 31st Air Defense Artillery Brigade are known.

  • Quartermaster welcomes new Regimental Command Sgt. Maj.

    Apr 4, 2013

    The U.S. Army Quartermaster School welcomed Command Sgt. Maj. Spencer L. Gray as the 11th regimental command sergeant major during an assumption of responsibility ceremony April 4.

  • French Army Chief of Staff Visits U.S. Army Units at Fort Bragg

    Apr 3, 2013

    Gen. Bertrand Ract-Madoux, chief of staff of the French Army, or Armée de Terre, visited Fort Bragg, N.C. April 2 to tour and learn about various U.S. Army units on post, including the U.S. Army Forces Command, 82nd Airborne Division, and U.S. Army John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School.

  • Gen. Odierno visits Fort Rucker

    Apr 3, 2013

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno visited Fort Rucker April 1-2 to get a firsthand look at the U.S. Army Aviation Center of Excellence and talk about sequestration effects on the community.

  • Senator Kaine visits Army's sustainment think tank

    Apr 3, 2013

    Credentialing starts here was a recurring message April 2 as Sen. Tim Kaine toured the Combined Arms Support Command to learn about initiatives designed to help Soldiers translate their military skills to the civilian sector.

  • Senator Kaine visits Army's sustainment think tank

    Apr 3, 2013

  • Senator Kaine visits Army's sustainment think tank

    Apr 3, 2013

  • Senator Kaine visits Army's sustainment think tank

    Apr 3, 2013

  • Senator Kaine visits Army's sustainment think tank

    Apr 3, 2013

  • Senator Kaine visits Army's sustainment think tank

    Apr 3, 2013

  • New Civilian Aides to the Secretary of the Army invested

    Apr 3, 2013

    FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. (April 3, 2013) -- Two new Civilian Aides to the Secretary of the Army were invested during a ceremony April 2 at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo. Keith W. Pritchard and E. Tracy Beckette were selected by Secretary of the Army John McHugh to represent the state of Missouri.

  • Fort Leonard Wood's best warriors move through day 2 of competition

    Apr 2, 2013

    Fifteen competitors competed for top honors during day two of the Maneuver Support Center of Excellence and Fort Leonard Wood's 2013 Best Warrior Competition, taking place April 1-5, 2013, at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo.

  • Soldiers learn Chinese in pilot

    Mar 29, 2013

    A group of 13 Armor officers and eight OCS candidates are currently undergoing Chinese language training as part of a pilot program at Fort Benning. The program is sponsored by the University of North Georgia's Language Training Center, and consists of five days per week. "It's an intensive program, so it's a heavy load, but I think most of them are excited about that, and you can really tell they're interested in Chinese," Jiaqi Cai, one of the class's instructors, said. "We are happy to see that."

  • CASCOM honors nation's 10th president

    Mar 29, 2013

    Combined Arms Support Command personnel paid tribute to President John Tyler, the nation's 10th president, in a traditional wreath-laying ceremony held at Hollywood Cemetery in Richmond, Va., on March 29.

  • Post pushes forward on furloughs

    Mar 29, 2013

    Civilian government employees should not expect to receive a furlough notice this week. The Department of Defense announced Thursday it will delay sending notifications until about April 5 to give the department time to analyze the impact of the pending continuing resolution legislation that is now before Congress.

  • Credentialing, training opportunities help military chefs excel

    Mar 29, 2013

    Throughout their careers, military food service professionals strive to learn new skills and develop their abilities. The Quartermaster School, part of the Combined Arms Support Command, is in the process of assessing its Soldiers skills to enhance developmental opportunities and help ease the transition from a military to civilian career through professional credentialing programs.

  • The Bayonet wins first place in Army contest

    Mar 29, 2013

    Fort Benning saw several of its own bring home awards this year during the MG Keith L. Ware Public Affairs Awards Communication Competition. The Bayonet won first place in the metro-format newspaper category, while Fort Benning TV won second place in the local television newscast category for The Benning Report.

  • Fort Huachuca remembers, honors fallen Soldier

    Mar 28, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - The U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence, or USAICoE, and Fort Huachuca hosted a ceremony on March 22 at the Seifert School Age Services Center in remembrance of Capt. Christopher Seifert, and to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the beginning of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

  • Thunderbird cooks compete for Connelly Field Competition honors.

    Mar 28, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Thunderbird cooks compete for Connelly Field Competition honors.

  • International student shares culture

    Mar 28, 2013

    The Fort Sill (Okla.) International Student Division hosts the Know Your World program monthly, which allows international students here for training the opportunity to speak about their respective countries in a multimedia presentation. The spotlight country March 21, 2013, was Georgia.

  • Fort Rucker Soldier earns DFC for actions in Afghanistan

    Mar 28, 2013

    A 1st Battalion, 212th Aviation Regiment Soldier received the Distinguished Flying Cross March 21 for his actions in Operation Enduring Freedom in January 2011.

  • Event on Fort Rucker focuses on 'training readiness at best value'

    Mar 28, 2013

    U.S. Army Aviation Center of Excellence senior leaders, Aviators and industry representatives gathered at The Landing March 21 to discuss future Aviation training on the installation in order to find the most efficient way to train Aviators with the constraints that have been placed upon the Army.

  • Army Aviation, industry decipher 'art of the possible' for the future

    Mar 28, 2013

    Army Aviation professionals and industry representatives rolled up their sleeves at The Landing March 21 during Fort Rucker's Aviation Training Industry Day to tackle training issues for the future, together.

  • Fort Jackson chaplain to receive Distinguished Service Award

    Mar 28, 2013

    A TRADOC chaplain is the recipient of the Military Chaplains Association's 2013 Distinguished Service Award.

  • Integration team readies for NIE 13.2, supports network fielding

    Mar 28, 2013

    The Trail Bosses are one of numerous concepts and lessons-learned from the NIEs that are now being applied to the fielding of Capability Set (CS 13), the Army's first fully-integrated, Soldier-vetted package of network equipment to emerge from the NIE process. At the same time that Soldier training, vehicle integration, system check-outs and other preparations are underway here for this spring's NIE 13.2, the Army is fielding and training select Brigade Combat Teams (BCTs) with CS 13 as they prepare for deployment to Afghanistan.

  • 214th Fires Soldiers, families adapt after IED attack

    Mar 28, 2013

    Ten months have passed since the May 20, 2012, attack on a 214th Fires Brigade security force assistance team that left two dead and two wounded during a deployment in Afghanistan. Though time has moved on, the events of that day still affect those close to the individuals tremendously today, March 28, 2013, at Fort Sill, Okla.

  • Leaders emphasize importance of human domain as Army plans for future

    Mar 28, 2013

    It is fitting that on the 10-year anniversary of the Iraq War, the Army gathered Joint Force partners, civilian military experts and foreign military representatives to analyze the lessons learned from more than a decade of war to help guide the service's transition to an Army of preparation.

  • Team CBRNE leverages technology to advance, protect warfighters

    Mar 28, 2013

    Under Secretary of the Army Joseph W. Westphal, Ph.D., met with Team CBRNE's experienced Soldiers, scientists, engineers, and technicians to see firsthand how they develop and refine technologies to support service members, interagency partners, through coordination with private industry and academia.

  • Air Defense Artillery Soldier named Fort Sill top platoon sergeant

    Mar 28, 2013

    Platoon Sergeant (Sgt. 1st Class) Kevin Everett thrives on competition like he did in winning the Fires Center of Excellence and Fort Sill (Okla.) Platoon Sergeant of the Year March 12-15, 2013.

  • Traumatic Brain Injury Impacts Victim's Family, Too

    Mar 27, 2013

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Rachel Stovall doesn't get mad -- she gets organized. When Stovall met Josh Wells in November 2010, the damage from his time with Alpha Company, 91st Engineer Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division, in Iraq from January 2004 to March 2005 had already been done, his brain forever changed by multiple IED blasts he sustained throughout his deployment. As she's fallen in love with the wounded warrior, rather than getting upset when Wells forgets something, a symptom of his traumatic brain injury, the flight test engineer for Redstone Test Center has learned to be understanding of the challenges Wells will face his entire life.

  • USAASC Takes Home Top Prizes in Armywide Public Affairs Competition

    Mar 27, 2013

    The U.S. Army Acquisition Support Center (USAASC) took first place honors in two categories of the 2012 Keith L. Ware Public Affairs Competition, and secured second place in another honoring excellence in Army public affairs.

  • 'Warrior instructor citizen'

    Mar 25, 2013

    Instructors assigned to the 2nd Brigade, 94th Training Division, taught Soldiers cargo operations during the cargo specialist reclassification course, held at Fort Eustis, Va., March 3-28, 2013.

  • Army Learning Model for 2015 ... in 2013

    Mar 22, 2013

    The Army Learning Model, or ALM, for 2015 describes the deliberate actions and concepts that we are using here at Fort Jackson to train Soldiers. The ALM 2015 is changing the Army's individual learning methods and processes from a platform-centric, place-dependent model to one that is as adaptable as our operational forces.

  • SecArmy: Strong safety culture results in accident reduction

    Mar 22, 2013

    U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center officials recently hosted Secretary of the Army John McHugh at the center's state-of-the-art Crash Dynamics Lab.

  • President nominates new SMDC/ARSTRAT commanding general

    Mar 22, 2013

    SECDEF announces the president's nomination of Maj. Gen. David L. Mann

  • Top Chefs: Hood's emotional response to winning 'best team' underscores importance of culinary arts

    Mar 21, 2013

    FORT LEE, Va. (March 21, 2013) -- The anticipation among the Fort Hood, Texas, faithful was something akin to the announcement of a long-shot, at-large bid to the NCAA's "March Madness" basketball tourney.

  • Addressing TBI: How to live after redeployment

    Mar 21, 2013

    FORT SILL, Okla. (21 March 2013) -- March is Brain Injury Awareness Month, and to raise awareness concerning diagnosis and treatment of this complex and sometimes confusing medical condition, the Cannoneer interviewed Dr. Jason Albano, clinical neuropsychologist at the Fort Sill Traumatic Brain Injury Clinic. This is the second part of a two-part series on TBI.

  • Platoon sergeants vie for Fort Sill title

    Mar 21, 2013

    FORT SILL, Okla. (21 March 2013) -- Platoon Sergeant (Sgt. 1st Class) Kevin Everett, 2nd Battalion, 6th Air Defense Artillery was named the Fires Center of Excellence and Fort Sill Platoon Sergeant of the Year March 20 during a ceremony here.

  • Lawton-Fort Sill lifters showcase their power

    Mar 21, 2013

    FORT SILL, Okla. (21 March 2013) -- Displaying strength and camaraderie in another discipline, 3rd Battalion, 6th Air Defense Artillery hosted a powerlifting competition March 16 at Rinehart Fitness Center.

  • Aviation Center of Excellence Soldiers compete for top honors

    Mar 21, 2013

    Nineteen Soldiers and noncommissioned officers from across the U.S. Army Aviation Center of Excellence had the opportunity to compete against one another through events that tested their physical prowess as well as their mental agility.

  • 'Legendary' class presents paver to Quartermaster Museum

    Mar 20, 2013

    Members of the Quartermaster Advanced Class of 1959-1 dedicated a paver stone in honor and memory of the group's service to the nation March 20.

  • Spouse Volunteer Making a Difference

    Mar 19, 2013

    Spouse volunteer supports Army families as Family Readiness Group leader, Army Family Team Building program manager and in critical times of need.

  • Women's Army Corps of the Signal Security Agency, This Week in History. March 20, 1943

    Mar 19, 2013

    World War II served as the springboard for women's entry into the intelligence field, especially Signals Intelligence. Beginning in mid-1943, Women's Army Corps personnel served in the Signal Security Agency, the US Army's SIGINT agency. Chosen for their intelligence, character, and loyalty, women worked alongside male counterparts assembling a picture of the enemy situation, intentions, and capabilities.

  • ROC Drill participants help shape future of sustainment

    Mar 19, 2013

    The Combined Arms Support Command hosted the Global Logistics 2020 Rehearsal of Concept Drill at the Army Logistics University March 11-14, to gather feedback on adapting the sustainment community to support the Army of 2020 and beyond. CASCOM, a major subordinate command of the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, is responsible for training over 185,000 students annually through more than 500 courses taught by the Ordnance, Quartermaster and Transportation schools, Soldier Support Institute and the Army Logistics University.

  • Culinary training event results announced

    Mar 18, 2013

    While the 38th Military Culinary Arts Competitive Training Event may be over, the experiences of the more than 200 service members will have a lasting impact on culinary programs across the military. With 500 judged entries, this event is a primary training opportunity for military chefs.

  • Redeploying Safely

    Mar 18, 2013

    Safety is such a constant part of a Soldier's life they sometimes get complacent. After a while, one of two things usually happens: Soldiers forget about the measures that kept them safe because there have been no accidents, or they become focused on the outcome of a mission instead of their well-being. Often, the prime time for this to happen is when a unit is in the process of redeploying.

  • New USAREC CSM Named

    Mar 18, 2013

    Houston Recruiting Battalion Command Sgt. Maj. Gregory O. Craig has been selected as USAREC's new command sergeant major, scheduled to replace Command Sgt. Maj. Todd A Moore later this year.

  • Fort Leonard Wood holds change of responsibility, retirement ceremony for top NCO

    Mar 18, 2013

    Fort Leonard Wood welcomed Command Sgt. Maj. Terrence Murphy as the installation's top noncommissioned officer during a change-of-responsibility ceremony held March 11 at Nutter Field House. Murphy joins the Maneuver Support Center of Excellence from the U.S. Army Engineer School where he most recently served as regimental command sergeant major.

  • Personnel matters addressed regarding sequestration and furlough

    Mar 15, 2013

    Questions on sequestration abound, but many answers are readily available. "We want to ensure our Fort Benning employees are informed on all aspects of how sequestration will affect them," said Gary Jones, MCoE Public Affairs director, "so they can at least understand the issues and plan accordingly."

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