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US Army All-American Bowl hosts top Army enlisted advisors Chief Of Staff, Us Army, Preston, American, News, Top, Fashion, Moda, Team Leader

US Army All-American Bowl hosts top Army enlisted advisors

SAN ANTONIO - The senior enlisted advisor to the Army Chief of Staff, Sgt. Maj. of the Army Dan Dailey, took part in a panel on matters affecting the Army enlisted force at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in San Antonio, Texas, as part of the 2018 U.S. Army All-American Bowl week Jan. 6, 2018. Sgts. Maj. (ret) Jack Tilley and Kenneth Preston, the 12th and 13th sergeants major of the army respectively, joined Dailey on the panel.

45 Years Ago: Georgia National Guard Responds To 1973 Winter Storms Freezing Rain, Winter Storm, 45 Years, National Guard, Storms, Georgia, News, Thunderstorms

45 Years Ago: Georgia National Guard Responds To 1973 Winter Storms

45 Years Ago: Georgia Guard Responds To the 1973 Winter Storms

 Army All-American Bowl fosters community relations Us Army, The Fosters, Community, American, News, Communion

U.S. Army All-American Bowl fosters community relations

SAN ANTONIO - The 2018 U.S. Army All-American Bowl program hosted the GoArmy Experience Zone at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas, leading up to the game to promote community relations and increase awareness of Army service opportunities Jan. 5, 2018.

Terrain, tropics and topography Army Corps Of Engineers, Puerto Rico, Tropical, Country Roads, News, Puerto Ricans

Terrain, tropics and topography

Terrain Tropics and Topography

Army showcases STEM for local high school students Downtown San Antonio, High School Students, Army, American, News, Gi Joe, College Guys, Military, Armies

Army showcases STEM for local high school students

Over a thousand high school students from around the country descended on Sunset Station in downtown San Antonio, Texas, for the Go Army Experience Zone Ten80 STEM program. The workshop, held Jan. 5, was part of the 2018 Bowl Week in support of the annual U.S. Army All-American Bowl.

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High school athletes tune in on Army fitness

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — While the Soldier at the podium gives his speech in a pale white room accentuated by the overhead fluorescent lighting, the high school football players listen intently. The silence is disrupted by occasional howls of laughter and astonishment from the students, an inevitable reaction to the speaker’s humorous anecdotes.

Southerland Takes Command of FSS Air Force Bases, News

Southerland Takes Command of 131st FSS

WHITEMAN AIR FORCE BASE, Mo. -- Lt. Col. Robert “South” Southerland took command of the 131st Force Support Squadron from Lt. Col. Catherine Sheskey at a ceremony during January drill here today.

Missouri Air National Guard selects Outstanding Airmen of 2017 Air Force Bases, National Guard, Missouri, The Selection, The Unit, News

Missouri Air National Guard selects Outstanding Airmen of 2017

WHITEMAN AIR FORCE BASE, Mo. — The Missouri Air National Guard’s top performers of 2017 were announced at the Outstanding Airmen of the Year Banquet held here Thursday. Maj. Gen. Steve Danner, Missouri Adjutant General, recognized more than a dozen Citizen-Airmen from the 131st Bomb Wing, the 139th Airlift Wing and from Joint Forces Headquarters for their unit-level awards, with his recognition coin, prior to kicking off the evening’s event.

PACIFIC OCEAN - The amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD entered U. Fleet area of operations Jan. 6 after completing nearly two months of disaster relief efforts to aid hurricane-affected islands in the Caribbean. Netherlands Food, Wasp, Pacific Ocean, Caribbean, Captain Hat, Travel Photography, Military, Popular, News

USS Wasp Joins 7th Fleet

PACIFIC OCEAN - The amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1) entered U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations Jan. 6 after completing nearly two months of disaster relief efforts to aid hurricane-affected islands in the Caribbean.

Commandos thwart ISIS-K plans How To Plan, News

Commandos thwart ISIS-K plans

Commandos from 8th Special Operations Kandak (Battalion) conducted complex, coordinated assaults resulting in the discovery of four ISIS-K homemade explosive labs in Mohmand Valley, Achin district, Nangarhar province, Afghanistan, Jan. 3, 2018.

Cadets Army officers share life after All-American Bowl High School Football Player, Army, American, News, Life, Gi Joe, Military, Armies

Cadets, Army officers share life after All-American Bowl

Cadets Army officers share life after All-American Bowl

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Tropic Lightning Division welcomes Maj. Gen. Clark

Soldiers, families and friends said farewell Maj. Gen. Christopher Cavoli, and welcomed Maj. Gen. Ronald P. Clark, during a change of command ceremony Jan. 4 at Weyand Field. Cavoli, outgoing commanding general, 25th Infantry Division, relinquished command to Clark, during the ceremony hosted by Lt. Gen. Gary J. Volesky, commanding general, I Corps and Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington.

EOD Airman receives Purple Heart Purple Heart Medal, Air Force Bases, Team Leader, News

EOD Airman receives Purple Heart

After 10 years, Tech. Sgt. Douglas Smits, 90th Civil Engineer Squadron explosive ordnance disposal team leader, received a Purple Heart medal at F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyo., Jan. 5, 2018. The Purple Heart medal is one of the military’s oldest medals dating back to 1782. It recognizes military members who were wounded or killed in combat.

USACE Quality Assurance checks help keep temporary emergency generators running strong in Puerto Rico Emergency Generator, Generators, Assessment, Puerto Rico, Strong, Running, News, Puerto Ricans, Business Valuation

USACE Quality Assurance checks help keep temporary emergency generators running strong in Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Shelby Deal leans over a generator hooked up to a water pump station on the side of a twisting mountain road in central Puerto Rico. He notes the generator’s barcode and transponder number, inspects its oil and fuel filters, checks the fuel gauge, and records the number of hours the generator has operated. Finally, he assesses the surrounding area to make sure the grounding wire is properly flagged, the generator is level and no wires present a tripping hazard.

The Blended Retirement System opt-in enrollment period closed at midnight on Dec. capping off the successful roll-out of a new retirement system for members of the uniformed services. More than DOD service members chose to opt into BRS, Military One Source, Military Pay, Military Retirement, Military Service, Retirement Benefits, Family Support, Training Programs, Jan 1, News

Blended Retirement System in effect

The New Year brings many changes, including those affecting military pay and benefits.

Rethink readiness to prepare for next war War

Rethink readiness to prepare for next war

The Army’s senior logistician told National Guard leaders to ensure their units are ready for the next war, because wherever and whenever it is, it will take the total force to fight and win.