Archive for August, 2013

IMCOM Europe director thanks customers and workforce

August 22, 2013 ×

USAG commander encourages the use of ICE to rate products and services

August 22, 2013 ×

DOD facilities gear up to issue ID cards to same-sex spouses

By Jim Garamone
American Forces Press Service

DOD facilities are gearing up to issue identification cards to same-sex spouses beginning Sept. 3, Pentagon officials said Aug. 20.

August 22, 2013 ×
Safety Corner: Back-to-school safety tips

Safety Corner: Back-to-school safety tips

Drive with caution, particularly when traveling through school zones or near bus stops.

August 21, 2013 ×

Eye exams recommended to preserve children’s vision

By Robert N. Kang
U.S. Army Public Health Command

According to the National Eye Institute, vision disorders are the most common handicapping conditions during childhood in the United States. Yet, fewer than 15 percent of all preschool children receive eye examinations.

August 21, 2013 ×

Tricare moves forward with prime service area reductions

Tricare Management Activity News Release

The Defense Department will reduce the number of Tricare Prime service areas in the United States beginning Oct. 1, affecting about 171,000 retirees and their family members.

August 21, 2013 ×
U.S. Army Europe training area information now available as mobile apps

U.S. Army Europe training area information now available as mobile apps

Training area information and resources for U.S. Army training locations throughout Europe are now available as applications for Apple iOS and Android mobile devices.

August 21, 2013 ×
Eye exams recommended to preserve children’s vision

Eye exams recommended to preserve children’s vision

According to the National Eye Institute, vision disorders are the most common handicapping conditions during childhood in the United States. Yet, fewer than 15 percent of all preschool children receive eye examinations.

August 21, 2013 ×
EUCOM welcomes new senior  enlisted leader

EUCOM welcomes new senior enlisted leader

Command Chief Master Sgt. Craig Adams inspects the ceremonial sword after accepting it from Gen. Philip Breedlove, U.S. EUCOM commander, during the EUCOM senior leader change of responsibility ceremony at Washington Square on Patch Barracks Aug. 14. Adams assumed the role from Fleet Master Chief Roy Maddocks (center), who retired…

August 21, 2013 ×

Tricare moves forward with prime service area reductions

The Defense Department will reduce the number of Tricare Prime service areas in the United States beginning Oct. 1, affecting about 171,000 retirees and their family members.

August 21, 2013 ×
Photos by Bill Beaman
Kullen Langston (center), 16, an Eagle Scout candidate, marks dimensions on a plaque before it gets placed on a pedestal at the Belleau Wood, France, battlegrounds July 13. Assisting him are assistant Scoutmaster and father, John (far left), assistant Scoutmaster Jeremiah Idell (from Kullen’s right) and fellow Life Scout Joey Paul.

Eagle Scout project honors fallen Marines, Soldiers

Since 1910 the Boy Scouts of America have been molding and mentoring the young men of America into future leaders and upstanding members of society.

August 21, 2013 ×
Conquering challenges with therapeutic ride

Conquering challenges with therapeutic ride

More than 120 wounded warriors from Spain, Latvia, Georgia, Estonia, Germany, Norway and the U.S., along with hundreds of supporters, participate in a community bike ride northwest of Kaisers-lautern Aug. 10. The ride was the culmination of the third annual Wounded Warrior Project-hosted Soldier Ride Germany held Aug. 8-10. The…

August 21, 2013 ×

Website teaches coping skills to military community

As part of the Integrated Mental Health Strategy, the Defense Department’s National Center for Telehealth and Technology, and the Veterans Affairs Department’s mental health informatics section have partnered to develop an interactive, online educational and life-coaching program.

August 21, 2013 ×

Website teaches coping skills to military community

By Claudette Roulo
American Forces Press Service

As part of the Integrated Mental Health Strategy, the Defense Department’s National Center for Telehealth and Technology, and the Veterans Affairs Department’s mental health informatics section have partnered to develop an interactive, online educational and life-coaching program.

August 20, 2013 ×
Look for eco-labels when shopping

Look for eco-labels when shopping

With so many companies these days making green claims, it can be difficult to know which labels to trust.

August 19, 2013 ×