Archive for June, 2015

Quartermasters prepare for upcoming deployments 	, focus on teamwork

Quartermasters prepare for upcoming deployments , focus on teamwork

| June 30, 2015 | 1 Comment

The 540th is currently the only active duty shower, laundry and clothing unit in the Army.

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2-25th Avn. Regt. maintains CBRN mission readiness

2-25th Avn. Regt. maintains CBRN mission readiness

| June 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

Training in a gas chamber provides Soldiers the opportunity to get outside of their comfort zones and emphasize hands-on skill.

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Junior NCO follows in grandfather’s character building culture — and succeeds

Junior NCO follows in grandfather’s character building culture — and succeeds

| June 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

The single most obvious source of pride for me was that I was following in my grandfather’s footsteps. He was a Soldier and one of the greatest men I’ve ever known.

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Military registers to vote next week begins 6/26

Military registers to vote next week begins 6/26

| June 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

Unit voting assistance officers will contact Soldiers and their families to ensure all who are eligible may register to vote, June 26-July 5, during Armed Forces Voters Registration Week.

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Sappers muster for 240 years of Army engineering

Sappers muster for 240 years of Army engineering

| June 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

Joined by distinguished guests, Soldiers from numerous engineer units, families and pets, Col. Blace Albert, commander, 130th Eng. Bde., led the formation run for more than two and a half miles through Area X-Ray.

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20,563 combat engineer positions open to women

20,563 combat engineer positions open to women

| June 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

Military Occupational Specialty12B, “Combat Engineer,” is now open to all female enlisted Soldiers of all components, according to Army Directive 2015-27.

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June is National Safety Month

June is National Safety Month

| June 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

National Safety Month, sponsored by the nonprofit National Safety Council and observed each June, offers Army leaders a prime opportunity to energize their accident prevention efforts and engage their Soldiers on safety.

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DOD updates equal opportunity policy to include sexual orientation

DOD updates equal opportunity policy to include sexual orientation

| June 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Defense Department has updated its military equal opportunity program to protect service members against discrimination because of sexual orientation, Defense Secretary Ash Carter has said, here.

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Hawaii Transition Summit kicks off July 7-8

Hawaii Transition Summit kicks off July 7-8

| June 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Nearly 100 employers to meet and hire Soldiers.

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Pacific waterborne warriors deploy to Kuwait to support CENTCOM

Pacific waterborne warriors deploy to Kuwait to support CENTCOM

| June 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

The 30 crew members from the 163rd Transportation Detachment, 524th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 45th Sust. Brigade, 8th Theater Sust. Command, typically operate the Army Logistic Support Vessel 4 Lt. Gen. William B. Bunker, but will fall in on LSV6 SP/4 James A. Loux in Kuwait.

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