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Women’s Equality Day 2015

Women’s Equality Day 2015

Women’s Equality Day Aug. 26 celebrates the anniversary of the passage of the Nineteenth Amendment into law in 1920. To celebrate this momentous anniversary, the Army released a tri-signed letter on the importance of the struggle for suffrage and women’s contributions and achievements to the military and the nation.

August 10, 2015 ×
Protection against infectious diseases

Protection against infectious diseases

Vaccines against disease are said to be one of the greatest public health interventions of the 20th century. Although vaccination is seen as a major achievement in health and wellness around the world, the discussion about vaccines continues.

August 6, 2015 ×
For those still unsure, Army defines ‘online misconduct’

For those still unsure, Army defines ‘online misconduct’

If Soldiers were still unsure of what bad behavior looks like online, the Army clarified it for them in an “All Army Activities” message – commonly called an ALARACT – that went out force-wide last week.

August 6, 2015 ×
SHARP building on sexual assault prevention momentum

SHARP building on sexual assault prevention momentum

By David Vergun, Army News Service WASHINGTON (Army News Service,…

August 6, 2015 ×
150 years ago: Army takes on peacekeeping duties in post-Civil War South

150 years ago: Army takes on peacekeeping duties in post-Civil War South

By David Vergun, Army News Service WASHINGTON (Aug. 3, 2015)…

August 6, 2015 ×
ANSBACH, Germany (July 21, 2015) -- Soldiers from the 412th Aviation Support Battalion, 12th Combat Aviation Brigade, stand in formation during the unit's inactivation ceremony at Katterbach Army Airfield in Ansbach, Germany, July 21, 2015. The unit is inactivating due to the U.S. Army's Aviation Restructuring Initiative, which is designed to reorganize and reposition aviation assets across the Army. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Nicholas Redding, 12th CAB)

412th Aviation Support Battalion holds inactivation ceremony

The 412th Aviation Support Battalion, the “Professionals,” from the 12th Combat Aviation Brigade held an inactivation ceremony here at Hangar 3 at Katterbach Army Airfield, July 21.

July 23, 2015 ×
12th CAB transports delegation to Potocari Memorial

12th CAB transports delegation to Potocari Memorial

Three CH-47 Chinook helicopters from 214th Aviation Regiment left Saturday to transport the former President of the United States Bill Clinton, former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, and several other generals and senators to the Potocari Memorial in Serbia and Montenegro for the 20th anniversary of the July 1995 massacre in Srebrenica.

July 17, 2015 ×
German, US Soldiers gather for exchange of culture, more

German, US Soldiers gather for exchange of culture, more

With the Army restructuring initiative in full swing, U.S. Soldiers from 3rd Assault Helicopter Battalion, 158th Aviation Regiment, 12th Combat Aviation Brigade, and German soldiers from the Reginalstab Nord, FwRes Bamberg came together one last time, for a true international exchange.

July 16, 2015 ×
Soldiers from the 412th ASB are awarded the German Armed Forces proficiency badge at Shipton Kaserne, Ansbach, Germany, July 13, 2015, the German Armed Forces proficiency badge award is given to US Soldiers who complete a series of events that test the durability and endurance of the individual.  (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Thomas Mort, 12th CAB)

Soldiers from the 412th are rewarded the German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge

A total of 97 Soldiers from the 412th Aviation Support Battalion received the German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge during an award ceremony here, at Shipton Kaserne, July 13.

July 15, 2015 ×
U.S. Army Gen. Ray T. Odierno, Army chief of staff (left), presents coins to soldiers assigned the 4th Infantry Division’s (4th Inf. Div.) at  the 7th Army Joint Multinational Training Command’s Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany, July 9, 2015. Fourth Inf. Div. out of Fort Carson, Colo., is the U.S. Army's division regionally aligned with U.S. Army Europe and is validating the Army's concept for regionally aligned forces. (U.S. Army photo by Visual Information Specialist Gertrud Zach/released)

Odierno visits Soldiers in Germany

U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray. Odierno visited U.S. Soldiers and their commanders in the Grafenwoehr training area to talk to and listen to them, July 9.

July 13, 2015 ×