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New Army PT uniforms result of Soldier feedback

Posted August 15, 2014 by David Vergun

U.S. Army photo Capt. Leala McCollum poses in the Army Physical Fitness Uniform running jacket and pants. WASHINGTON — A new Army Physical Fitness Uniform will become available service-wide, beginning in October next year. Its design is based on Soldier feedback, said Col. Robert Mortlock, program manager, Soldier Protection and Individual Equipment, Fort Belvoir, Virginia….

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How Office of Soldiers’ Counsel can assist with disability proceedings

Posted August 15, 2014 by Brian Payton

The Office of Soldiers’ Counsel, OSC, is an organization of judge advocates and Civilian attorneys/paralegals spread out over 30 locations worldwide, with roughly 200 attorneys and paralegals. The organization has representatives ready to assist Soldiers throughout their disability process, with specific counsel for the Medical Evaluation Board, MEB, stage of their case, and other counsel…

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ACS discusses AER, employment, SHARP, more

Posted August 15, 2014 by Audrey Peterson-Hosto

AER has two types of available loans Army Emergency Relief, AER, is a non-profit organization housed by the Army. AER extends no-interest, emergency loans to active duty, dependents, retirees, National Guard and Army Reserves on active duty for more than 30 consecutive days and on USC Title 10 orders. Orders that read USC Title 32…

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Military Intelligence – Moment in MI history

Posted August 15, 2014 by Ruth Quinn,

U.S. Army photo On June 10, 1783, Gen. George Washington presented the Badge of Military Merit to Sergeant Daniel Bissell, Jr. It was the third and final time the award was presented. Army sergeant fakes desertion, becomes spy, earns coveted medal Aug. 13, 1781 “The General, ever desirous to cherish a virtuous ambition in his…

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Air Force: Two Airmen join Army’s elite Rangers

Posted August 15, 2014 by Senior Airman Victor Caputo

The Army Ranger School students were all looking forward to the few hours of precious sleep they were about to get after a long day of training on Mount Yonah, a mountain in the Chattahoochee National Forest in Georgia.

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Female boxers excel in Army World Class Athlete Program

Posted August 15, 2014 by Tim Hipps

FORT CARSON, Colo. – Two female Soldiers recently won national Golden Gloves championships, bringing the number of female amateur boxing national champions in the U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program, WCAP, to four. Pfc. Alexandra Love and Pvt. Rianna Rios won their weight classes July 12 at the 2014 National Women’s Golden Gloves Championships in…

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Be prepared: Tuition Assistance changes coming soon

Posted August 8, 2014 by Maranda Flynn

Over the past few months important changes have been taking place for those who receive or are hoping to receive tuition assistance, or TA, from the Army. According to ALARACT 317/13 — FY14 Tuition Assistance Policy, as of Jan. 1, Soldiers eligible for TA must have successfully completed one year of service following graduation from…

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FH Soldier pins first Army Instructor Badge

Posted August 8, 2014 by Maranda Flynn

U.S. Army photo Gen. Ray Odierno, Army chief of staff, congratulates Sgt. 1st Class Jacqueline Sauve, with the U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence, Fort Huachuca, on receiving one of the first Army Instructor Badges during a ceremony July 17, in Alexandria, Virginia. The Army began awarding Army Instructor Badges this summer to bolster the…

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Military Intelligence – Moment in MI history

Posted August 8, 2014 by Ruth Quinn, Staff Historian

“V” in Vieler stands for Valor; career has unusual twists As the U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence historians prepare to launch a new Military Intelligence Hall of Fame website and modernize the Hall of Fame display in Alvarado Hall, it is our hope that we can reintroduce to the MI Corps some of the…

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Enterprise Challenge 2014 highlights intelligence on-the-move, technology demonstrations

Posted August 8, 2014 by By Maranda Flynn and Jess Smith

A technology demonstration which focused on intelligence capabilities and increased interoperability took place here July 16 – 30.

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