Tag Archives | veterans

A Tradition of Service, Family Values, and Patriotism.

Join us for a special show: Honor Flight & Veterans Day Tribute Tamara Leigh’s TREND ON “Thank you. Thank you.” These humble words of appreciation were both given to and uttered by the #Veterans returning from the #SSHonorFlight trip to Washington D.C. at Mitchell Field Airport in Milwaukee on 11/2/13. #HonorFlights.org began in 2005 in […]

Continue Reading 0

'Invisible wounds' taking toll, Congress told

“While physical injuries may be easier to see, invisible wounds such as depression, anxiety and post-traumatic stress take a significant toll on our Soldiers” and result too often in suicide, an Army leader told members of Congress.Go to Source Author: Go to Source Author: VeteransLink

Continue Reading 0

New OER means fewer boxes, more accountability for raters

By December, officers will be rated under a new evaluation system — one that is designed to both strengthen rater accountability and reflect current Army leadership doctrine.Go to Source Author: Go to Source Author: VeteransLink

Continue Reading 0

DOD delays sending furlough notices to civilian employees

Pentagon officials have put off sending furlough notices to civilian employees until they’ve had a chance to analyze how pending legislation that would fund the federal government for the rest of the fiscal year will affect the Defense Department.Go to Source Author: Go to Source Author: VeteransLink

Continue Reading 0

North Dakota Guardsmen complete exercise in Cameroon

Nearly 40 North Dakota National Guard members who took part in a U.S. Army Africa exercise in Cameroon are back home as their Central African military counterparts develop follow-on plans for using their newly learned skills.Go to Source Author: Go to Source Author: VeteransLink

Continue Reading 0

Army outreach cut by sequestration

Aerial demonstrations have been halted. Army band performances and the Army Birthday Ball are canceled. Communities across America are seeing less of the United States Army because of sequestration.Go to Source Author: Go to Source Author: VeteransLink

Continue Reading 0

Army chaplain to be awarded Medal of Honor

President Barack Obama announced today that an Army chaplain, Capt. Emil J. Kapaun, will be awarded the Medal of Honor posthumously, April 11, for his actions leading up to capture as a prisoner of war in North Korea.Go to Source Author: Go to Source Author: VeteransLink

Continue Reading 0

Fort Bragg brigade prepares for deployment to Kosovo

For the first time in more than 10 years, an active Army unit will lead the Kosovo peacekeeping operations in the Multi-National Brigade East area, taking over responsibility for the region from members of the South Carolina National Guard.Go to Source Author: Go to Source Author: VeteransLink

Continue Reading 0

First unit readies for Afghanistan with new network

When they deploy to Afghanistan this summer to assist in the drawdown of U.S. forces, the Soldiers of the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division will have a new edge. The unit will be the first to use an on-the-move communications network that stays connected over vast distances, providing information throughout the brigade down […]

Continue Reading 0

Cavalry scouts with 25th ID take inaugural 'Gainey Cup'

Five cavalry scouts from the 25th Infantry Division won the inaugural Gainey Cup Competition, earning the right to call themselves the best cavalry scout team in the Army.Go to Source Author: Go to Source Author: VeteransLink

Continue Reading 0

CID warns of email scam, ciminals posing as police

The U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command, commonly referred to as CID, is warning both the Army community and the public about a new Internet phishing scam where criminals are attempting to pose as Army CID officials.Go to Source Author: Go to Source Author: VeteransLink

Continue Reading 0

CSA: Sequestration to have cumulative impact

One of the effects of sequestration, which went into effect March 1, could be the reduction of the Army’s end strength by 100,000, including some Guard and Reserve, the Army’s chief of staff told members of Congress.Go to Source Author: Go to Source Author: VeteransLink

Continue Reading 0

Net Zero progress report due by end of 2013

During an overview of where the Army is headed in the evolution of its three “Net Zero” programs, the service’s assistant secretary for installations, energy and environment said the department will make available by the end of the year a progress report on all three programs.Go to Source Author: Go to Source Author: VeteransLink

Continue Reading 0

Army Emergency Relief campaign underway

The annual Army Emergency Relief Campaign begins March 1, and continues through May 15, with this year’s campaign slogan being: “Supporting Soldiers and their families — yesterday, today and tomorrow.”Go to Source Author: Go to Source Author: VeteransLink

Continue Reading 0

1,300 IMA positions open for Soldiers leaving active duty

As the Army begins downsizing, a personnel official said Soldiers who leave active duty should consider the opportunity to continue serving in the Army Reserve as individual mobilization augmentees.Go to Source Author: Go to Source Author: VeteransLink

Continue Reading 0

Powered by WordPress. Designed by Woo Themes

Google+