0
comments
Army

National Preparedness Month – September 2012

Posted September 13, 2012 by John M. McHugh, Secretary of the Army; Raymond I. Odierno, General, United States Army Chief of Staff; Raymond F. Chandler III, Sargeant Major of the Army

Every September, the Army observes National Preparedness Month, emphasizing the importance of fostering a culture of preparedness to strengthen our ability to prevent, protect, mitigate, respond and recover from all emergencies. An all-hazard event — either natural or man-made — can occur at any time, and we must be prepared to react accordingly. Planning and…

Full Story »

DSC00068
0
comments
Army

Soldiers stay course, navigate obstacles

Posted September 13, 2012 by Staff Sgt. Kelvin Ringold

Clouds missing from the sky expose the hot, unrelenting morning sun. The Soldier’s heart begins to beat faster as the anticipatory moment approaches. Sweat starts to trickle down his forehead, and his palms start to get clammy. On the command, “Go!” the moment of truth arrives. Putting all doubts and nervousness aside, the run begins,…

Full Story »

Photos by Staff Sgt. Kelvin Ringold

Lt. Col. John L. Donaldson, 11th Theater Tactical Brigade rear provisional commander, shakes Spc. David Wallen’s hand after he was announced as the Noncommissioned Officer of the Year for the 11th TTSB, Sept. 5 at the brigade headquarters. Wallen is from Company C, 86th Expeditionary Signal Battalion.
0
comments
Army

11th TTSB Soldier and NCO of the Year Competition held

Posted September 13, 2012 by Sgt. Jacob Mahaffey

Photos by Staff Sgt. Kelvin Ringold Soldiers from the 11th Theater Tactical Signal Brigade competed in the 11th TTSB Soldier and Noncommissioned-Officer of the Year Competition Sept. 5 at the 11th TTSB headquarters on Fort Huachuca. “I am an American Soldier. I am a warrior and a member of a team. I serve the people…

Full Story »

0
comments
Army

Cash advance loans — worth the quick fix?

Posted September 7, 2012 by Legal Assistance Office

A Soldier is short on cash and needs money known as a “deferred presentment service” to obtain that “quick fix”. What people may not realize is that this “quick fix” comes at a high cost. Someone pays for the convenience of having money on hand when they don’t have any money in their bank account….

Full Story »

0
comments
Army

Different countries, same training goal

Posted September 7, 2012 by Natalie Lakosil

If a person looks around carefully when using the Post Exchange, Commissary and other facilities on Fort Huachuca, they will note service members wearing a wider mix of uniforms than just those worn by members of the U.S. military. That is because Fort Huachuca hosts military personnel from a variety of countries around the world…

Full Story »

Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Stephen Roach, G-1
0
comments
Army

Future system to streamline Army HR and Soldier pay

Posted August 23, 2012 by Story by Sgt. 1st Class Stephen Roach

An Army Human Resources system is currently under development and targeted to improve the way the force manages Soldiers’ information and Soldier pay...

Full Story »

DOD Photo by Terri Moon Cronk
0
comments
Army

New program aims to better help troops transition to civilian life

Posted August 23, 2012 by By Terri Moon Cronk

The Defense Department is conducting pilot classes of a new program designed to better prepare service members transitioning out of the military to civilian life....

Full Story »

0
comments
Army

Inputs into Army exercises increase command awareness of cyber threat

Posted August 23, 2012 by By C. Todd Lopez

Lt. Gen. Rhett Hernandez, commander of ARCYBER, spoke Aug. 16, 2012, at the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association TechNet Land Forces East conference in Baltimore. BALTIMORE — An increased focus on training and leader development can help commanders at all levels better understand the threat to America posed by adversaries in the cyber domain,…

Full Story »

0
comments
Army

Army invests $120 million in basic research partnership to exploit new materials

Posted August 23, 2012 by By U.S. Army Research Laboratory Public Affairs

ADELPHI, Md. — As the nation looks for ways to double the speed and reduce the cost of new advanced materials, recent advances have brought it closer to realizing this ability than ever before. The Army’s already robust materials science research has expanded to include a new $120 million investment in basic research over 10…

Full Story »

0
comments
Army

Zero tolerance in Army for bullying, hazing

Posted August 16, 2012 by By David Vergun

WASHINGTON — All service members have a personal responsibility to intervene in and stop any occurrences of hazing or bullying, said Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey, in a recent statement. “[This behavior] undermines our values, tarnishes our profession and erodes the trust that bonds us,” Dempsey said. A recent letter…

Full Story »


All of this week's top headlines to your email every Friday.


Directory powered by Business Directory Plugin