Unit News How much bandwidth would be needed for a task in Distributed Common Ground System-Army? The assessments during the field-based risk reduction measured intelligence traffic from a quality of service perspective. This enables decision makers to make tweaks as necessary in preparation for transport convergence. Photo by PEO IEWS.

Next step: WIN-T Army to merge C2, intelligence traffic »

By Edric Thompson, RDECOM CERDEC: ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. – The Army’s science and technology and acquisition communities have teamed with the Army G-3/5/7, G2 and Cyber Command to provide senior…

Jan 21 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Social media antics postings can ruin career, misrepresent military »

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By Amy Perry, Fort Lee Public Affairs: FORT LEE, Va. – Social media is very pervasive these days. As a new…

Mar 19 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Syrian chemical weapons To be destroyed by Army specialist team »

Frank Kendall, under secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics, spoke outside the MV Cape Ray, in Portsmouth, Va., Jan. 2, to discuss the ship’s upcoming mission to destroy chemical weapons. Photo by C. Todd Lopez, Army News Service.

By C. Todd Lopez, Army News Service: Portsmouth, Va. – Some 64 specialists from the Army’s Edgewood Chemical Biological Center are…

Jan 8 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Correction in Dec. 12 Bugle »

A 15-foot cornucopia overflows with produce Thanksgiving Day in the McGregor range DFAC. The facility received a gold medal for 1st Armored Division Commanding General’s Best Decorated Dining Facility Competition 2013.

CORRECTION: In the Dec. 12 Bugle, it was inadvertently stated that Brig. Gen. Scott McKean, was the 1st Armored Division and…

Dec 20 2013 / No Comment / Read More »

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Civilian marks 60 years Logistics expert served 30 as Soldier, 30 as civilian »

Friends congratulate Bill Harrison on his 60 years of Army service during an awards presentation at the Fort Bliss Logistics Readiness Center Jan. 13. Photo by Wendy Brown, Fort Bliss Bugle Staff.

By Wendy Brown, Fort Bliss Bugle Staff: U.S. Army civilian employees can receive length-of-service awards up to the 50-year mark, but no specific recognition exists when it comes to surpassing half a century. So when Maj. Gen. Kevin G. O’Connell, commander of the Army Sustainment Command,…

Jan 21 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Youth learn valuable skills through journalism club »

Natalie Sartain, 13, left, and Daijshia Silcott, 14, both writers with the Milam Youth Activity Center’s Journalism Club, work on a story at the MYAC here. The club produces a monthly newsletter featuring MYAC activities and advertisements for future events. Photo by Sgt. Jarred Woods, 16th MPAD.

By Sgt. Jarred Woods, 16th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment: Extra, extra, read all about it! Bliss youth discover amazing possibilities while enhancing journalistic abilities! The Milam Youth Activity Center here offers several activities such as games, sports, talent shows and different clubs. Yet only one outlet…

Jan 21 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

CAB crew chiefs make helicopter care a family affair »

Pfc. Jack Wilkins, an AH-60 Apache helicopter repairer for Company C, 1st Battalion, 501st Aviation Regiment, Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Armored Division, performs an inspection on an Apache Jan. 15. Wilkins, from Jacksonville, Florida, has followed in the footsteps of his father and grandfathers, who served in Army aviation units before him.  Photo by Sgt. Alexander Neely, CAB, 1st AD Public Affairs.

By Sgt. Alexander Neely, CAB, 1st AD Public Affairs: Army aviation has been a family affair for Pfc. Jack Wilkins since his grandfathers worked on helicopters in Vietnam. One grandfather served as an electrician on aircraft carriers, while the other grandfather was a door gunner, both…

Jan 21 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

CAB pilot’s early return means being home for birth of son »

Chief Warrant Officer 2 Chad Lange, a helicopter maintenance test pilot with 2nd Battalion, 501st Aviation Regiment, Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Armored Division, performs a preflight check on an engine of an HH-60 medical evacuation Black Hawk helicopter Jan. 2 prior to a maintenance test flight in Liberia, Africa. Lange returned to Fort Bliss Jan. 7 from a mission to combat Ebola in Liberia, where Task Force Iron Knights conducted daily MEDEVAC operations and transported supplies used in the construction of 10 Ebola treatment units. Photos by Sgt. Jose Ramirez, CAB.

By 1st Lt. Christopher Moser, CAB, 1st AD: When Chief Warrant Officer 2 Chad Lange and wife Karen found out last summer they were expecting their second child, he didn’t expect he would be in Africa during the heart of her pregnancy. But that’s exactly where…

Jan 21 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

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By Primary Care & Soldier Readiness Command staff, WBAMC: The baby on her lap was screaming with fever, and she could barely hear the scheduler on the phone.  The bus was coming in five minutes, it was…

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Spc. Alfonso Gonzalez, a health specialist at Mendoza Soldier Family Center, demonstrates proper technique for inserting a nasal-pharyngeal to maintain an open airway to high school students in the Phoenix, Arizona, recruiting area. Gonzalez was part of a Total Involvement in Recruiting mission in the Phoenix area Aug. 25-30. Phoenix Recruiting Battalion Courtesy Photos.

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By Julia Yubeta, WBAMC Public Affairs: Army recruiters have a tough job.  It is hard to sell joining the Army when most young people only know Soldiers from the movies. Total Army Involvement in Recruiting program takes…

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Sports Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 5th Infantry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, compete in Operation Bobcat ICE on Fort Wainwright, Alaska, Dec. 5, 2014. Photo by U.S. army.

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By David Vergun, Army News Service: WASHINGTON – Polar bears thrive in Alaska, as do Arctic wolves – particularly the Arctic Wolves of 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team’s 1st Battalion, 5th Infantry Regiment, at Fort Wainwright, Alaska.…

Jan 21 2015 / Read More »
Runners take off at the start of the 5K at the Joshua W. Soto Physical Fitness Center Saturday. Photos by Wendy Brown, Fort Bliss Bugle Staff.

Race resolutions: Nearly 450 complete 5K, half marathon competition

By Wendy Brown, Fort Bliss Bugle Staff: There was no award for “Fastest Family” at the 5K and half marathon races held Saturday at the Joshua W. Soto Physical Fitness Center, but if there had been, it…

Jan 14 2015 / Read More »
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