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Depression awareness showcased during month of October

Posted October 17, 2014 by

Stand To! In observance of October as National Depression Awareness Month, the U.S. Army will join several organizations across America to inform the public about the signs and symptoms of depression. The public will learn the importance of seeking treatment and will be provided information about the availability of free online anonymous behavioral health screenings….

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Robin Williams — could someone have helped?

Posted October 17, 2014 by William “Bill” Niemyer

I haven’t been able to talk about it until now, but I was really angry that Robin Williams committed suicide. I have been a fan of Williams since the Mork and Mindy days and always admired how much he had going for him. I knew he had problems, but somehow never considered that suicide could…

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Presidential Proclamation — National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, 2014 NATIONAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWARENESS MONTH, 2014 BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA – A PROCLAMATION

Posted October 10, 2014 by BARACK OBAMA

Domestic violence affects every American. It harms our communities, weakens the foundation of our Nation, and hurts those we love most. It is an affront to our basic decency and humanity, and it must end. During National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, we acknowledge the progress made in reducing these shameful crimes, embrace the basic human…

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National Disability Employment Awareness Month “Expect. Employ. Empower.”

Posted October 3, 2014 by

October 2014 The Army’s observance of National Disability Employment Awareness Month remains important to our communities as we recognize the countless contributions Americans with disabilities make to our Army on a daily basis. To this end, it is our responsibility to acknowledge and honor these individuals by continuing to implement effective policies and practices that…

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Honoring Gold Star Mothers

Posted September 26, 2014 by

As part of our commitment to never forget those Soldiers who gave all, the Army joins the Nation on Sunday in remembering the strength and sacrifice of its Gold Star Mothers. Since 1936, Congress has set aside the last Sunday in September to recognize the mothers of Service members who have died while defending our…

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Remember Gold Star Mothers, Families

Posted September 26, 2014 by Department of the Army

The term Gold Star Family is a modern reference that comes from the Service Flag. These flags/banners were first flown by Families during World War I. The flag included a blue star for every immediate Family member serving in the armed forces of the United States, during any period of war or hostilities in which…

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It’s a Thin Line for prescription use, misuse, abuse; dispose of unused drugs Sept. 27

Posted September 19, 2014 by Leslie Sweeney

SAN ANTONIO — Nearly one out of 20 Soldiers misuse painkillers, says the website Army Thin Line. The website is part of a campaign designed to educate Soldiers, their friends and Families and the provider community about the dangers of prescription drug misuse and abuse. Army Thin Line encourages safe and responsible decisions when using…

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U.S. Army celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month

Posted September 12, 2014 by Department of the Army

Army.mil Mr. Gonzalo Soanes, mayor of Caguas, explains how his town conducted blackouts to Lt. Col. F. Parra, Maj. Gen. Collins, and Lt. Gen. Andrews, Puerto Rico, November 1941. The U.S. Army recognizes the achievements and contributions of Hispanic Americans. America’s diversity is a source of strength, and Hispanic Americans have not hesitated to defend…

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National Suicide Prevention Week, World Suicide Prevention Day and Army Suicide Awareness Month, 2014 Enhancing Resiliency — Strengthening Our Professionals

Posted September 5, 2014 by

Our Soldiers, Civilians and Families remain our strength, demonstrating unparalleled skill and professionalism as they support our great Army and defend our Nation. While our commitment to them extends year-round, we call special attention to our ongoing efforts to build individual resiliency skills during the Army’s observance of Suicide Awareness Month. This year’s theme, “Enhancing…

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Celebrating Women’s Equality Day — 2014

Posted August 22, 2014 by

The Nation’s Annual Observance of Women’s Equality Day commemorates the addition of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution, which guarantees women the right to vote. This victory moved our Nation forward on the path towards equal civil and political rights for all Americans. The roles of women in the Army have changed dramatically since 1775….

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