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All Army Sports: Coach Spotlight All Army Sports: Coach Spotlight
6/16/2014


Meet 4 Coaches and Mentors making an imapact on Army Sports
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DeCA Healthy Lifestyle Festival DeCA Healthy Lifestyle Festival
6/16/2014
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Vets4Warriors Support Line Vets4Warriors Support Line
5/30/2014


Vets4Warriors Support Line
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5 Ways to Say Thanks 5 Ways to Say Thanks
5/27/2014


5 ways to say "thanks" to our Military Heroes
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IMCOM Memorial Day Message 2014 IMCOM Memorial Day Message 2014
5/23/2014


We honor the more than 1 million men and women who lost their lives defending America in wars from the Revolution to today's global conflicts. We must remember forever the men and women who know all too much the cost of our freedom, for their service to this country is the greatest gift of all.
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Army unveils 2nd “Gold Star” PSA during Memorial Day weekend Army unveils 2nd “Gold Star” PSA during Memorial Day weekend
5/19/2014


The Army announced plans today to release the second of three public service announcements developed to increase awareness of Department of Defense-issued Gold Star lapel buttons and military service-issued Lapel Buttons for Next of Kin of Deceased Personnel, commonly referred to as Gold Star pins.
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Memorial Day Ride Memorial Day Ride
5/19/2014


I felt very alone in needing to find a way to ensure his name would be remembered. I began to look for ways that I could help ensure that John and all of our Fallen would be remembered.
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Memorial Day Memorial Day
5/19/2014


Memorial Day was originally referred to as Decoration Day.
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MWR Customer Satisfaction Survey set for release MWR Customer Satisfaction Survey set for release
5/16/2014


The Department of Defense is set to release its latest survey to gauge customer satisfaction with Morale, Welfare and Recreation garrison facilities and programs.
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From Fort Leonard Wood to national TV From Fort Leonard Wood to national TV
5/9/2014


From the Pershing Community Center’s stage to performing with a country music star on national television — Sgt. Christiana Ball has come a long way.
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How would you change the Morale, Welfare and Recreation program? DOD wants to know! How would you change the Morale, Welfare and Recreation program? DOD wants to know!
5/9/2014


The Undersecretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness wants to know how well the Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) program serves the needs of military members, DOD civilians and others eligible for its services.
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Fitness Resources Fitness Resources
5/5/2014


Questions about eating healthy, energy drinks and more? Check out the articles from HPRC and download the info cards!
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Meet the Athletes Meet the Athletes
5/5/2014


Meet our 2014 Strong B.A.N.D.S. athletes: SSG Charles Leverette, PFC Alex Love and PFC Julio Saunders.
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Strong B.A.N.D.S. Locations Strong B.A.N.D.S. Locations
5/5/2014


Looking for Strong B.A.N.D.S. events at your local garrison? We've got the scoop!
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Strong B.A.N.D.S. promotes fitness, resiliency Strong B.A.N.D.S. promotes fitness, resiliency
5/2/2014


Army installations world-wide are banding together for the 4th annual Strong B.A.N.D.S. campaign in recognition of “National Physical Fitness and Sports Month” during the month of May.
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2014 U.S. Army Soldier Show 2014 U.S. Army Soldier Show
4/28/2014


The 2014 U.S. Army Soldier Show is underway. Learn more about this high-energy show brought to you by our skilled Soldiers!
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2014 Soldier Show Tour Schedule 2014 Soldier Show Tour Schedule
4/28/2014


Want to see the show? Check out our tour schedule to find out when the Soldier Show will be in your area!
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Face of Defense: Despite Jitters, Singer Joins Soldier Show Face of Defense: Despite Jitters, Singer Joins Soldier Show
4/28/2014


Learn more about Army Spc. Aurielle Polynice's journey to join the cast of the Soldier Show!
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'Walk to End Violence' raises awareness of sexual assault, harassment at USAG Ansbach 'Walk to End Violence' raises awareness of sexual assault, harassment at USAG Ansbach
4/22/2014


Because April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach's Sexual Harassment and Assault Response and Prevention, or SHARP, team sponsored a walk Thursday, at Katterbach Kaserne, Germany.
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Fort Jackson starts Month of the Military Child with parade Fort Jackson starts Month of the Military Child with parade
4/22/2014


Children paraded in front of Imboden Street Child Development Center to mark the start of the Month of the Military Child April 1, 2014. The 282nd Army Band provided musical entertainment for the marchers.
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Month of the Military Child: Youth attempt a world record Month of the Military Child: Youth attempt a world record
4/22/2014


Move over Richard Simmons and "Sweating to the Oldies."
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Largest solar array on U.S. military installation to be developed Largest solar array on U.S. military installation to be developed
4/22/2014


The U.S. Army announced Monday, plans to start development of a solar array that will provide about 25 percent of the annual installation electricity requirement of Fort Huachuca, Ariz.
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Earth Day 2014: MWR Events and Resources Earth Day 2014: MWR Events and Resources
4/18/2014


Earth Day 2014: MWR Events and Resources
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Face of Defense: Despite Jitters, Singer Joins Soldier Show Face of Defense: Despite Jitters, Singer Joins Soldier Show
4/18/2014


With shaky legs and sweaty palms, Army Spc. Aurielle Polynice walked on stage, hoping to make the cut for the 2014 U.S. Army Soldier Show.
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Vice Chief to leaders, led: What you do is vital to the Army Vice Chief to leaders, led: What you do is vital to the Army
4/17/2014


Vice Chief of Staff General John F. Campbell met with senior leaders and some very junior members of the U.S. Army Installation Management Command immediately following IMCOM's change of command ceremony.
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Take a Stand Take a Stand
4/14/2014


April is Child Abuse Prevention Month.
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Garrisons partner with DEA for Take-Back Day April 26 Garrisons partner with DEA for Take-Back Day April 26
4/11/2014


Army installations across the United States are once again partnering with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration and state and local law enforcement agencies April 26 in support of National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day.
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Installation Management Command welcomes new commander Installation Management Command welcomes new commander
4/9/2014


Lt. Gen. David Halverson took command of the U.S. Army Installation Management Command from Lt. Gen. Michael Ferriter during a ceremony on MacArthur Parade Field, Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston.
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Volunteer Appreciation Week Volunteer Appreciation Week
4/7/2014


Army MWR Celebrates Volunteer Appreciation Week
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Army Volunteer Showcase Army Volunteer Showcase
4/7/2014


Meet 15 Stellar Army Volunteers
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Month of the Military Child Month of the Military Child
4/7/2014


Celebrate Month of the Military Child this April with Family and MWR!
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Time to emulate volunteers who change Army lives Time to emulate volunteers who change Army lives
4/3/2014


"Army Volunteers: Changing Lives and Communities" is the U.S. Army's theme for Volunteer Appreciation Week 2014, scheduled for April 6 through 12.
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White House next on Soldier-Paralympian's medal tour White House next on Soldier-Paralympian's medal tour
4/3/2014


After working four years to achieve a goal worthy of a lifetime, a new ambassadorship has begun for Paralympic sled hockey gold medalist Staff Sgt. Jen Lee.
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Recovering Soldier finds niche in ceramics Recovering Soldier finds niche in ceramics
4/3/2014


While deployed to Iraq in May of 2011 as a member of 2nd Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, an improvised explosive device detonated in close proximity to Spc. Sean Goetz.
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Shaq sets bar high for Young Lives, BIG Stories campaign Shaq sets bar high for Young Lives, BIG Stories campaign
3/26/2014


"Young Lives, BIG Stories" is the theme of the 2014 Month of the Military Child, which will be celebrated throughout April on U.S. Army installations.
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IMCOM leader offers insight, mentoring during Women's History Month IMCOM leader offers insight, mentoring during Women's History Month
3/26/2014


Demonstrate your true value by focusing on improvement and doing the hard jobs well, Maj. Gen. Camille Nichols, deputy commanding general and chief of staff, U.S. Army Installation Management Command, said during a panel discussion on women's roles in the U.S. Army -- a mentoring opportunity coinciding with National Women's History Month.
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Spotlight: Sgt. 1st Class (Ret.) Donnie Eppley Spotlight: Sgt. 1st Class (Ret.) Donnie Eppley
3/20/2014


Retired Soldier Soars to Highest Collegiate Basketball Officiating Ranks
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Donate to a local ACS Lending Closet Donate to a local ACS Lending Closet
3/17/2014


Donate to a local ACS Lending Closet
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Up-Cycle Projects with Army MWR Arts and Crafts Up-Cycle Projects with Army MWR Arts and Crafts
3/17/2014
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A brother remembers his hero -- U.S. Army Capt. Jesse Ozbat A brother remembers his hero -- U.S. Army Capt. Jesse Ozbat
3/14/2014
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Paralympic Games open in Sochi Paralympic Games open in Sochi
3/11/2014


The Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games opened Friday with a ceremony called "Breaking the Ice," honoring the strength of human spirit.
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Resilient Soldier in goal for Paralympic Team USA Resilient Soldier in goal for Paralympic Team USA
3/10/2014


Sgt. Jen Lee's resilient recovery from a motorcycle accident landed him a berth on Team USA's sled hockey team for the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia.
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Meet Staff Sgt. Jen Lee Meet Staff Sgt. Jen Lee
3/10/2014


Learn more about SSG Jen Lee and his road to the gold.
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Wounded warriors set sights on Sochi gold Wounded warriors set sights on Sochi gold
3/10/2014


Three wounded warriors who recovered at Brooke Army Medical Center, are aiming to glide to gold in Sochi, Russia, this month.
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Anniston Army Depot hosts second Wounded Warriors event Anniston Army Depot hosts second Wounded Warriors event
3/10/2014


While Danny Jackson will be glad to tag a buck at the Anniston Army Depot this weekend, what he really came for was the camaraderie.
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Soldier Show cast and crew prepare to Stand Strong Soldier Show cast and crew prepare to Stand Strong
3/7/2014


The Fort Sam Houston Theatre is awash with the eager faces of Soldiers preparing for the 2014 Soldier Show. The U.S. Army Installation Management Command has selected 19 cast and 2 crew to deliver the "Stand Strong" theme to garrisons starting April 11.
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Army celebrates accomplishments of African-American women Army celebrates accomplishments of African-American women
3/6/2014


African-American women have been trailblazers in the U.S. military and will continue to make great strides for the nation, said the deputy chief of the Army Reserve.
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Yellow Ribbon Program provides support to Soldiers, Families Yellow Ribbon Program provides support to Soldiers, Families
3/6/2014


Soldiers and family members from the 311th Signal Command (Theater) attended an Army Reserve Yellow Ribbon Program event Feb. 21-23 in Dallas, Tx.
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SOS offers safe zone for survivors SOS offers safe zone for survivors
3/6/2014


Through the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the Army learned lessons in dealing with the aftermath of war and the care of fallen Soldiers' Families, lessons that led to the creation of Survivor Outreach Services in 2009.
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Celebrate Women's History Month with Army MWR Celebrate Women's History Month with Army MWR
3/3/2014
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Army MWR Salutes Military Women in Sports Army MWR Salutes Military Women in Sports
3/3/2014
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Meet 5 women making history through sports Meet 5 women making history through sports
3/3/2014
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Buffalo Soldiers Buffalo Soldiers
2/27/2014


The 9th and 10th Cavalry Regiments -- the famed "Buffalo Soldiers" -- have been stationed at Fort Riley several times during their history.
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Fort Sill MWR menus go healthy Fort Sill MWR menus go healthy
2/24/2014


Fort Sill's Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation's four food facilities are on the forefront of healthy menu options for the Army.
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Former Guardsman led the way for black athletes in the Winter Olympics Former Guardsman led the way for black athletes in the Winter Olympics
2/21/2014


Former Guardsman led the way for black athletes in the Winter Olympics
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African-American/Black History Month: “Civil Rights in America” African-American/Black History Month: “Civil Rights in America”
2/19/2014


February is African-American/Black History Month.
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February is Library Lovers Month February is Library Lovers Month
2/14/2014


February is Library Lovers Month
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Military training helps Soldier-athletes conquer luge challenges Military training helps Soldier-athletes conquer luge challenges
2/14/2014


When racing blindly down the mountain at 80 miles per hour, trust and teamwork are crucial for two Soldier-athletes who attribute their resilience in the sport of luge to military training.
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Meet the Army Olympians Meet the Army Olympians
2/10/2014


Meet the Army Olympians
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Soldiers see Russian history at Sochi Opening Ceremony Soldiers see Russian history at Sochi Opening Ceremony
2/10/2014
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ACS program prevents, empowers ACS program prevents, empowers
2/7/2014


APG's Army Community Service recently welcomed two new Family Advocacy Program employees.
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NFL Pro Bowl stars share time with wounded warriors, community NFL Pro Bowl stars share time with wounded warriors, community
2/7/2014


The NFL stars came to Schofield Baracks, Jan. 22, to spend some quality time with Soldiers.
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Comedy legend brings laughter to Yongsan troops Comedy legend brings laughter to Yongsan troops
2/7/2014


Legendary comedian George Wallace brought his sharp wit and patriotic spirit to the Yongsan community for a performance at the R & R Bar and Grill, 25 Jan.
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MWR 'centralizes' services at Urlas MWR 'centralizes' services at Urlas
2/7/2014


Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation at U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach held a grand opening for a new venue at Urlas Housing Jan. 31, 2014.
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'Vote for Fogt' campaign wins social media poll 'Vote for Fogt' campaign wins social media poll
2/7/2014


While U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program bobsledder Capt. Chris Fogt won a popular online poll, six-time Olympian Todd Lodwick of Steamboat Springs, Colo., will lead the 230-member Team USA into Fisht Olympic Stadium here as the U.S. flag bearer.
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Major League Baseball players to visit Fort Bragg for ‘Spring Training to the Troops’ Major League Baseball players to visit Fort Bragg for ‘Spring Training to the Troops’
1/31/2014


Training the U.S. military’s elite paratroopers and Special Operators is one of the key missions of Fort Bragg.
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Comprehensive Soldier and Family Fitness program - Social Media Comprehensive Soldier and Family Fitness program - Social Media
1/29/2014


Today the Comprehensive Soldier and Family Fitness (CSF2) program launched a new social media platform, called ArmyFit™, for Soldiers, their families and Army Civilians.
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Strength In Spirit Affects Overall Well-Being Strength In Spirit Affects Overall Well-Being
1/29/2014


A new year often comes with questions. January is a time to take stock, reflect on past accomplishments and lost opportunities, and determine the way forward.
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Couple's Dual Army Careers Prove Eventful Couple's Dual Army Careers Prove Eventful
1/29/2014


1st Lt. Kathryn Munera's Army journey has been one of surprises, opportunities and challenges.
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U.S. Bobsled Team at Sochi U.S. Bobsled Team at Sochi
1/28/2014
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Nine Soldiers Named to Olympic Team Nine Soldiers Named to Olympic Team
1/28/2014
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Meet the Army Olympians Meet the Army Olympians
1/28/2014
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Tax Saving Tips Tax Saving Tips
1/21/2014
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Family Indoor Activities Family Indoor Activities
1/21/2014
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Kid's Winter Health Kid's Winter Health
1/21/2014
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Walk-in TRICARE Service Centers will close this spring Walk-in TRICARE Service Centers will close this spring
1/15/2014


Deemed too costly in the age of the Internet, customer service at walk-in TRICARE Service Centers will no longer be available to beneficiaries after March 31.
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Army inactivating 5 of 29 Warrior Transition Units Army inactivating 5 of 29 Warrior Transition Units
1/15/2014


With the pace of U.S. operations in Afghanistan slowing and fewer wounded troops coming home, the Army said Thursday it would eliminate some of the special units for soldiers who need long-term medical care and rehabilitation.
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Army Cadet draws on personal experience at Army National Combine Army Cadet draws on personal experience at Army National Combine
1/14/2014


Like a seasoned leader, Travis Watson is barking out orders, moving back and forth and gesturing all at once as he directs a group of high school football players on the field in the Alamodome in San Antonio.
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Fort Rucker home to famous sergeant Fort Rucker home to famous sergeant
1/14/2014


The polar vortex that has swirled around the continental U.S. has caused a few zoos to bring in their arctic animals, but it takes more than a chill wind to frighten Fort Rucker's resident white carnivore.
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Last Minute Travel Last Minute Travel
1/13/2014
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Winter Travel to Edelweiss Winter Travel to Edelweiss
1/13/2014
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MWR Disney Vacations MWR Disney Vacations
1/13/2014
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MWR Family Competes in Fit Challenge in Los Angeles! MWR Family Competes in Fit Challenge in Los Angeles!
1/10/2014


The Brodsky family will be representing the Detroit Arsenal for the Boys & Girls Clubs of America, as a TOP 5 finalist for the nation-wide Triple Play Fit Family Challenge.
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U.S. Army All-American plays to honor dad U.S. Army All-American plays to honor dad
1/9/2014


Alabama golden boy, Shaun Hamilton, will join the ranks of great All-American linebackers tomorrow, at the 14th annual U.S. Army All-American Bowl.
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AER begins accepting scholarship applications AER begins accepting scholarship applications
1/9/2014


Army Emergency Relief has opened its scholarship application period for the 2014-15 school year.
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PEO Soldier volunteers help make Fantasy Flight for terminally ill children PEO Soldier volunteers help make Fantasy Flight for terminally ill children
1/9/2014


A group of 24 military and civilian volunteers from Program Executive Office Soldier helped terminally ill children and their families experience night vision and Soldier protective equipment as part of United Airlines' 21st annual Fantasy Flight, Dec. 7, at Dulles International Airport.
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Officer Candidate School creates career path for recent college graduates Officer Candidate School creates career path for recent college graduates
1/9/2014


Iowa native Kathryn Estep joined the Army with the mindset of serving her country and inspiring others.
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Top 10 Things to do in 2014 Top 10 Things to do in 2014
1/6/2014


Looking to start your year off on a positive note? We have the top 10 things to do in 2014.
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Year in Review - 2013 Year in Review - 2013
1/6/2014


The top feature articles from 2013. Did your favorite make the list?
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Breakfast Casserole Bites Breakfast Casserole Bites
1/6/2014


Easy and delicious - try these breakfast casserole bites!
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Health, fitness ideal New Year's resolutions Health, fitness ideal New Year's resolutions
12/31/2013


Working out or losing weight often tops the list for New Year's resolutions -- with varying degrees of success experienced by those who do.
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Army Family Action Plan 2013: Conference aims to improve quality of life Army Family Action Plan 2013: Conference aims to improve quality of life
12/31/2013


The Army Family Action Plan is one of the Army's principle programs to ensure that standards of living in the Army keep pace with changing times.
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The beats of battle: Images of Army drummer boys endure The beats of battle: Images of Army drummer boys endure
12/31/2013


The sound, or something similar, echoed through Army camps and battles from before the American Revolution, from the days of the first colonial militias, from the armies of the old country, from time immemorial until the Civil War.
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Kickstart Your Fitness Program Kickstart Your Fitness Program
12/30/2013


Are you opting for a healthier outlook this year? MWR has some info on getting fit and some tools to help you along the way.
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5 Tips for Decluttering Your Home 5 Tips for Decluttering Your Home
12/30/2013


Start the New Year right with these tips for getting your home clean, organized and clutter-free after the Holidays.
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E-Books vs. Printed Books E-Books vs. Printed Books
12/30/2013


Going stir crazy from being stuck inside? What about a good book? We've got the pros and cons of print and e-books to help free your mind from the confines of your home this winter.
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Holidays at Fort Drum Holidays at Fort Drum
12/23/2013
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Celebrating the Holidays Overseas Celebrating the Holidays Overseas
12/23/2013
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A Fort Meade Holiday Tradition A Fort Meade Holiday Tradition
12/23/2013
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Drill Sergeant wins 2013 Operation Rising Star Competition Drill Sergeant wins 2013 Operation Rising Star Competition
12/19/2013


Sgt. Christiana Ball from Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., has been voted Army Entertainment's 2013 Rising Star.
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Gifts from above as Operation Toy Drop continues for 16th year Gifts from above as Operation Toy Drop continues for 16th year
12/19/2013


Rain-laden skies could not dampen the spirit of the Soldiers on Fort Bragg as they jumped out of airplanes over Sicily drop zone in support of the 16th Annual Randy Oler Operation Toy Drop, Dec. 7.
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Fort Jackson helps ill 7-year-old boy become Soldier for day Fort Jackson helps ill 7-year-old boy become Soldier for day
12/19/2013


Richard Culliver, a 7-year-old boy battling an inoperable brain tumor, took his place on Hilton Field with the rest of the Army's new Soldiers during last week's regular graduation ceremony.
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IMCOM welcomes new command sergeant major IMCOM welcomes new command sergeant major
12/19/2013


Pledging to "give everything I have" to Soldiers, their Families, civilians, veterans and wounded warriors, Command Sgt. Maj. Jeffrey S. Hartless assumed the responsibilities of the U.S. Army Installation Management Command's most senior enlisted advisor in a ceremony at IMCOM's Fort Sam Houston Theatre.
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Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremonies Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremonies
12/16/2013


Information on Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremonies with Army MWR around the world.
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Healthy Holiday Tips Healthy Holiday Tips
12/16/2013


Some helpful information to help you plan a happy, healthy holiday!
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Winterize Your Exercise Winterize Your Exercise
12/16/2013


Don't allow the winter season to derail your get-fit goals; follow these tips to keep you motivated as the temperature gauge drops.
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Army ROTC Cadets at UT, Austin, participate in innovative SHARP training Army ROTC Cadets at UT, Austin, participate in innovative SHARP training
12/12/2013


Like many students at the University of Texas, Austin, Army ROTC Cadets dressed up for Halloween.
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Soldiers dominate World Cup bobsled competition in Park City Soldiers dominate World Cup bobsled competition in Park City
12/12/2013


U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program Soldiers defended home snow as if Olympic dreams depended upon their performances.
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National Guard Soldiers teach leadership National Guard Soldiers teach leadership
12/12/2013


More than 200 students from Kawananakoa Middle School learned about leadership, teamwork and trust the same way Soldiers do during a recent trip.
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Soldiers create gingerbread house of U.S. Capitol in exquisite detail Soldiers create gingerbread house of U.S. Capitol in exquisite detail
12/12/2013


A sweet holiday delight, created by three Soldiers and boasting exquisite detail, greets general officers and other Army leaders who dine at the Army Executive Dining Facility at the Pentagon.
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Shopping for the holidays online Shopping for the holidays online
12/9/2013


Some helpful hints and thoughts about online shopping.
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Holiday gift wrapping tips Holiday gift wrapping tips
12/9/2013


Tired of the same old, same old when it comes to wrapping your holiday gifts? Check out these creative ideas to spruce up your holiday presents!
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Holiday gift giving tips Holiday gift giving tips
12/9/2013


For those of us who may need assistance in selecting a memorable gift, here are a few tips to help you give thoughtful gifts that leave the right impression.
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Team USA loaded with Soldiers bobsledding for Olympic berths Team USA loaded with Soldiers bobsledding for Olympic berths
12/9/2013


Several U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program bobsledders past and present are well on their way to earning spots on Team USA for the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia.
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Soldiers lead students in physical readiness training Soldiers lead students in physical readiness training
12/5/2013


Elementary students were given the opportunity to participate in physical readiness training with Soldiers.
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Holiday cards bring love, piece of home to deployed service members Holiday cards bring love, piece of home to deployed service members
12/5/2013


The Red Cross brings cards with special messages and greetings to veterans, military families and deployed service members worldwide.
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Special care, treatment available to sexual assault victims Special care, treatment available to sexual assault victims
12/5/2013


Short- and long-term medical care and counseling are available to victims of sexual assault.
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Points change for Soldiers seeking NCO status Points change for Soldiers seeking NCO status
12/5/2013


New rules have been laid out for Soldiers seeking NCO status.
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ORS Season 8 ORS Season 8
12/2/2013


Check out the videos from Operation Rising Star, season 8.
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Operation Rising Star: Finalists Operation Rising Star: Finalists
12/2/2013


Learn about our Operation Rising Star Finalists. Make sure you watch the competition online December 8, 10, 12 and 14 to vote for your favorite contestant!
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Taking Care of Your Voice Taking Care of Your Voice
12/2/2013


Tips for keeping your voice healthy until the 2014 Operation Rising Star auditions.
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Red, white & blue volleyballs fly at tourney Red, white & blue volleyballs fly at tourney
11/29/2013


Gung-ho spirits were the norm as wounded-warrior athletes from the four services, U.S. Special Operations Command and the Department of Veterans Affairs clashed at the 3rd Annual Joint Services Sitting Volleyball Tournament, in recognition of Warrior Care Month.
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Best Warrior winners credit success to family, command, and hard work Best Warrior winners credit success to family, command, and hard work
11/29/2013


The winners of the Army's 2013 Best Warrior Competition credit their success in the intense challenge to hard work and the support from their command and family.
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Cancer survivor finds home at U.S. Army Installation Management Command Cancer survivor finds home at U.S. Army Installation Management Command
11/29/2013


It took his life by storm, Staff Sgt. Miguel Leon said, without rain, hail or wind it swept him and his entire family out to sea -- adrift and fighting to stay alive.
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Thanksgiving holiday message from IMCOM's commanding general Thanksgiving holiday message from IMCOM's commanding general
11/27/2013


A Thanksgiving message from LTG Mike Ferriter.
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Capstone Capstone
11/27/2013


Fort Knox conducted its pilot Capstone project Nov. 21 in Graham Hall, ushering about 50 Soldiers through a collection of stations manned by subject matter experts, whose only mission was to help those men and women transition into civilian life.
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Making Turkey Time Easy and Delicious Making Turkey Time Easy and Delicious
11/25/2013


Tips for prepping your Thanksgiving day meal.
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Thanksgiving: A History Thanksgiving: A History
11/25/2013


Some interesting info about the Thanksgiving holiday and how it came to be.
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Share Your Holidays with a Service Member Share Your Holidays with a Service Member
11/25/2013


Open your home to members of our Armed Forces for this special holiday.
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More Corporations Join Military Spouse Employment Partnership More Corporations Join Military Spouse Employment Partnership
11/25/2013


In a show of commitment and support to those who serve alongside uniformed service members, 60 new corporations joined the Military Spouse Employment Partnership in an induction ceremony here today.
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Amputee Vets Top Pro Football Alumni in Warrior Care Month Game Amputee Vets Top Pro Football Alumni in Warrior Care Month Game
11/25/2013


It wasn't smash-mouth football, but the Wounded Warrior Amputee Football Team remained undefeated with a 28-21 victory Nov. 16 over a squad of National Football League veterans and Washington Redskins alumni at Bishop O'Connell High School’s McMurtrie Field in Arlington, Va.
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Report: For 1st time, female Marines to graduate from enlisted infantry training Report: For 1st time, female Marines to graduate from enlisted infantry training
11/25/2013


For the first time, four female Marines have successfully completed the service's enlisted infantry training and will graduate from the program, the Marine Corps Times is reporting.
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Commissaries to start scanning IDs Commissaries to start scanning IDs
11/21/2013


Commissaries will soon begin scanning customers' Department of Defense ID cards during checkout, as the Defense Commissary Agency continues its pursuit to deliver a 21st century benefit.
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Wounded warrior takes win in Food Network challenge Wounded warrior takes win in Food Network challenge
11/21/2013


U.S. Army Wounded Warrior Program Army Veteran Sgt. 1st Class Robbie Myers puts his military culinary skills to work as host of the new cooking show "Come and Get It," a new series created to pay tribute to the men and women who have and are serving in the military.
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Knox takes Gold Knox takes Gold
11/20/2013


Fort Knox has been chosen as the 2013 Gold Medal Award winner for excellence in park and recreation management.
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IMCOM welcomes new deputy commanding general IMCOM welcomes new deputy commanding general
11/20/2013


U.S. Army Installation Management Command welcomed Maj. Gen. Camille Nichols to the team as the new Deputy Commanding General for Operations and Chief of Staff in a ceremony at Fort Sam Houston Theater.
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Army, 82nd Airborne Division bid farewell to former Division Command Sgt. Maj. Capel Army, 82nd Airborne Division bid farewell to former Division Command Sgt. Maj. Capel
11/19/2013


Times were different 36 years ago when an 18-year-old Pvt. Thomas Capel, a North Carolina native, enlisted in the U.S. Army.
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Hero 2 Hired comprehensive resource for Guardsmen, Reservists, veterans, spouses Hero 2 Hired comprehensive resource for Guardsmen, Reservists, veterans, spouses
11/19/2013


With millions of job listings, and advice for job seekers, the "Hero 2 Hired" website is a tremendous resource for Guardsmen, Reservists, veterans, and spouses, said a top enlisted adviser.
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Japan's Scenic Fall Foliage Japan's Scenic Fall Foliage
11/19/2013
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2014 Travel Packages to Dragon Hill Lodge 2014 Travel Packages to Dragon Hill Lodge
11/19/2013
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Planning Winter Travel with MWR Planning Winter Travel with MWR
11/19/2013
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'Operation Mend' heals wounded service members at UCLA 'Operation Mend' heals wounded service members at UCLA
11/18/2013


Vice Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. John F. Campbell visited "Operation Mend," Nov. 1, to gain insight and knowledge into the groundbreaking program that provides wounded military personnel with specialized medical care.
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Army Entertainment selects Operation Rising Star finalists Army Entertainment selects Operation Rising Star finalists
11/18/2013


Army Entertainment has announced the 12 finalists slated to compete in Operation Rising Star this December.
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ESGR Accepting Nominations for 2014 Award ESGR Accepting Nominations for 2014 Award
11/5/2013


National Guard and Reserve Members Encouraged to Nominate Supportive Employers for Nation’s Top Honor
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Gaming at Riley Warrior Zone Gaming at Riley Warrior Zone
11/4/2013


Just in time for cooler fall weather, your Warrior Zone at Fort Riley is offering some of the hottest new releases in the gaming world.
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Veterans Day Veterans Day
11/4/2013


MWR honors our Veterans.
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Voting Voting
11/4/2013


Voting is an important duty for U.S. citizens, especially for local topics.
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Soldiers, Vets and Civilians Welcome Triple Crown Winner Miguel Cabrera and Tigers to Family & MWR Event Soldiers, Vets and Civilians Welcome Triple Crown Winner Miguel Cabrera and Tigers to Family & MWR Event
11/4/2013


Family & MWR recently brought in Triple Crown Winner and American League MVP Miguel Cabrera and members of the Detroit Tigers baseball team to be part of a key appreciation event.
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Family & MWR Team-up with Art Van Furniture to Pamper Military Spouses! Family & MWR Team-up with Art Van Furniture to Pamper Military Spouses!
11/4/2013


Family & MWR, along with Army Community Service (ACS) teamed up with Art Van Furniture for a special day of food, fun and pampering for Military Spouses.
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Family & MWR Team With Fox Sports Detroit for Soldiers’ Family Night! Family & MWR Team With Fox Sports Detroit for Soldiers’ Family Night!
11/4/2013


For the third time in a year, Family & Morale, Welfare & Recreation (Family & MWR) teamed up with Fox Sports Detroit (FSD) on a special U.S. Army outing.
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Put "Oomph" in Your Party Put "Oomph" in Your Party
10/28/2013


We have tips bring your halloween party back from the dead.
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Halloween Safety Halloween Safety
10/28/2013


Keep your kids safe this Halloween with these helpful tips.
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Download: Halloween Quiz Flashcards Download: Halloween Quiz Flashcards
10/28/2013


Looking for an easy and quick game for your Halloween party? Try our Halloween Quiz from guest blogger, Tracey!
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Record field for Army Ten-Miler benefits Morale, Welfare and Recreation Record field for Army Ten-Miler benefits Morale, Welfare and Recreation
10/23/2013


Three attendance records were broken at the 29th running of the Army Ten-Miler.
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Celebrate Fall with MWR Celebrate Fall with MWR
10/21/2013
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Fall Recipes from the MWR Chefs Fall Recipes from the MWR Chefs
10/21/2013
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MWR Fall Equestrian Activities MWR Fall Equestrian Activities
10/21/2013
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Chase Offers Shutdown Assistance Chase Offers Shutdown Assistance
10/17/2013


To help U.S. government employees who have been furloughed due to the U.S. government shutdown, Chase announced today efforts to assist them.
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Get Ten-Miler Ready Get Ten-Miler Ready
10/15/2013
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Neon or Not? Neon or Not?
10/15/2013
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Traditional vs. Minimal Traditional vs. Minimal
10/15/2013
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Boxing coach uses Hispanic heritage to share Army stories Boxing coach uses Hispanic heritage to share Army stories
10/11/2013


Staff Sgt. Alexis Ramos used National Hispanic Heritage Month to share stories about his boxing family, the U.S Army World Class Athlete Program and Army Installation Management Command.
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MWR: Not Just Morale MWR: Not Just Morale
10/7/2013


A variety of programs are designed to assist military Families with general health, recreational activities and Family support services.
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Winterize Your Vehicle Winterize Your Vehicle
10/7/2013


At Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR), automotive services are available to help military Families get ready for the appropriate winter weather conditions.
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Domestic Violence Awareness Domestic Violence Awareness
10/7/2013


The U.S. Army Installation Management Command is making a concerted effort during Domestic Violence Awareness month to highlight their resources and strike a chord of resiliency on Army garrisons.
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Exchange Offers ‘Still Serving’ Events, Discounts to Honor Retirees Exchange Offers ‘Still Serving’ Events, Discounts to Honor Retirees
10/4/2013


The Exchange will offer a range of retiree-focused events and discounts during the “Still Serving” week-long salute to military retirees, Oct. 4 through 10.
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U.S. athletes shine at CISM World Para-Track & Field Championships U.S. athletes shine at CISM World Para-Track & Field Championships
10/1/2013
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Rising Star Alumni Guest Blog Rising Star Alumni Guest Blog
9/30/2013


Season 6 winner of Operation Rising Star, Melissa, shares her experience.
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Tips for your audition from the Rising Star Team Tips for your audition from the Rising Star Team
9/30/2013


Prepare for your audition with these great tips from the Operation Rising Star professionals
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Find a local Rising Star Competition Find a local Rising Star Competition
9/30/2013


Compete to become the next Rising Star at one of the 2013 participating Army garrisons.
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NAF Employees face important Marketplace Healthcare Exchange decisions NAF Employees face important Marketplace Healthcare Exchange decisions
9/30/2013


NAF Employees face important Marketplace Healthcare Exchange decisions
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Sunday to honor Gold Star Mothers Sunday to honor Gold Star Mothers
9/27/2013


This Sunday, the Army and the nation will, for the 77th time, turn their attention to mothers who have lost sons or daughters while fighting America's wars.
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All-Army wins second consecutive Armed Forces Softball crown All-Army wins second consecutive Armed Forces Softball crown
9/26/2013


Staff Sgt. Kenny Turlington went 5-for-5 with four home runs to lead All-Army to a 23-8 victory over All-Air Force in the gold-medal game of the 2013 Armed Forces Softball Championships, Sept. 19.
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Fort Knox teen named Youth of the Year, earns $20,000 college scholarship, serves as youth advocate Fort Knox teen named Youth of the Year, earns $20,000 college scholarship, serves as youth advocate
9/26/2013


Boys & Girls Clubs of America named RaShaan Allen the 2013-2014 Military Youth of the Year in a reception held at the Women in Military Service for America Memorial in Arlington, Va.
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MWR Employee's Blog Goes Viral MWR Employee's Blog Goes Viral
9/24/2013


"Collaboration with a 4-year old," the blog of MWR Employee, Mica has gone viral. Check it out!
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Tailgate Responsibly Tailgate Responsibly
9/23/2013


As Family and friends gather to support their teams, MWR wants to remind you to tailgate responsibly.
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Sideline Etiquette Sideline Etiquette
9/23/2013


Sports often bring out the competitive side in many individuals, but when tempers flare, the game can get ruined for everyone.
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Military Lodging Opens Door to Year-round Getaways Military Lodging Opens Door to Year-round Getaways
9/19/2013


If you’re mourning the end of summer, take heart that military lodging facilities remain open for business...
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Exchange and Unilever Giving Away $5,000 in Military-Exclusive Sweepstakes Exchange and Unilever Giving Away $5,000 in Military-Exclusive Sweepstakes
9/18/2013


With football season in full swing, fans are stocking up on pigskin essentials with a focus on home entertainment.
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Bowling Centers Bowling Centers
9/16/2013


Everyone from a novice to a pro can enjoy bowling a few games at one of Army MWR’s 79 Bowling Centers worldwide.
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Bowling Tips Bowling Tips
9/16/2013


Need to improve your game? Check out these tips from All Army Bowling Coach, Don Aguilar.
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All Army Bowling All Army Bowling
9/16/2013


The All-Army Men and Women’s Bowling Teams offer avid bowlers the opportunity to demonstrate their bowling talent and skills by competing in professional tournaments held across the country.
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From Bragg to the Soldier’s Show From Bragg to the Soldier’s Show
9/16/2013


During deployment, Theno was referred to as the 99X, or Army Magician. Working on his tricks for years, he entertained not only his fellow soldiers, but also at veteran’s hospitals, and children’s birthday parties.
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Labor Day Celebration Features Healthy-Based Activities Labor Day Celebration Features Healthy-Based Activities
9/13/2013


“The weather turned out to be nice and we are enjoying being out here with our kids,” said Elizabeth Gayton, whose children, Chris and Teddy, participated in PPK. “They just love football whether it is watching or playing.”
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Fall into Savings with the Autumn 2013 Exchange Catalog Fall into Savings with the Autumn 2013 Exchange Catalog
9/12/2013


Soldiers, Airmen and their families looking for the latest fall fashions, appliances, home accessories and tech toys can ditch the mall this fall and find what they’re looking for, at industry-leading prices, in the Army & Air Force Exchange Service’s Autumn 2013 catalog.
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Army Arts & Crafts Contest reveals much about entrants Army Arts & Crafts Contest reveals much about entrants
9/12/2013


Chief Warrant Officer 3 Lisa Stansbury, one of 95 "winners" in the 2013 Army Arts & Crafts Contest, never thought war would lead her to such a place in life.
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Highlight: Shades of Green Highlight: Shades of Green
9/9/2013


Give your Family a vacation of a lifetime at the Walt Disney World Resort -- thanks to Shades of Green resort.
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Highlight: Edelweiss Highlight: Edelweiss
9/9/2013


The Edelweiss Lodge and Resort, which is located in the Bavarian Alps and the Garmisch-Partenkirchen area, makes an idyllic get away while visiting Europe.
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Highlight: Dragon Hill Highlight: Dragon Hill
9/9/2013


Enjoy the Asian culture with your spouse and Family as you learn more about the world and how different people live along majestic mountains and flowing rivers in another country.
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Libraries Remain Centerpieces of Morale, Welfare Programs Libraries Remain Centerpieces of Morale, Welfare Programs
9/6/2013


During World War I, troops deployed to Europe found they wanted more than just the beans and bullets the military logistics effort provided.
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Child Development Employee Becomes FCC Basketball Coach Child Development Employee Becomes FCC Basketball Coach
9/5/2013


New beginnings are in the immediate future for one Fort Detrick employee. Emonte Hill, who has worked in the Child Development Center at Fort Detrick for the past three years, was recently selected as the men’s basketball head coach for Frederick Community College.
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Exercise and You Exercise and You
9/3/2013


Exercise is one of the last things that most people want to do, but when one considers the benefits of regular exercise, it often becomes a very important part of their daily life.
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Transition into Fall with School Support Services Transition into Fall with School Support Services
9/3/2013


The military lifestyle is hard on the entire Family. The Child Youth and School (CYS) Services are designed to address concerns and problems that children may face when a parent is in the Army.
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Transition into Fall: Garrison Events Transition into Fall: Garrison Events
9/3/2013


Is your garrison celebrating the transition to fall this month? Check out our listing of garrison events for more information.
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Army wins Armed Forces Rugby on last-second try Army wins Armed Forces Rugby on last-second try
8/27/2013


All seven Soldiers on the pitch touched the ball during All-Army's winning drive to the 2013 Armed Forces Rugby Sevens Championship.
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Army rugger humbled honoring fallen peers Army rugger humbled honoring fallen peers
8/27/2013


Maj. Nate Conkey was elated to help All-Army win the 2013 Armed Forces Rugby Sevens Championship and humbled the next morning by a remembrance ceremony honoring all military rugby players who made the ultimate sacrifice.
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Officials Strive to Protect MWR Programs Amid Budget Cuts Officials Strive to Protect MWR Programs Amid Budget Cuts
8/27/2013
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Labor Day: A History Labor Day: A History
8/26/2013


Labor Day weekend is celebrated by millions of Americans every year. Do you know where it originated? Check out the history of Labor Day.
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Labor Day Safety Labor Day Safety
8/26/2013


With Labor Day weekend coming up, there will be a lot of celebrations. Stay safe this holiday weekend with some tips from Army MWR.
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Grilling Tips Grilling Tips
8/26/2013


Labor Day weekend is often filled with good friends and good food. Here are some tips to help you with your BBQ skills.
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Fort Benning Doughboy Football Fort Benning Doughboy Football
8/19/2013


Fort Benning prepares to kick off the fourth season of the resurrected Doughboy Football Program.
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MWR Youth Football MWR Youth Football
8/19/2013


Information on Army MWR Youth Football Programs
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2013 Army Football Preview 2013 Army Football Preview
8/19/2013


A quick look at the upcoming Army Football season
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Army officer wins national bobsled push championship Army officer wins national bobsled push championship
8/14/2013


Capt. Chris Fogt of the U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program snapped Olympic gold medalist Steve Langton's four-year stranglehold on the top spot at the U.S. men's Bobsled National Push Championships, Aug. 1, at the Canadian Ice House.
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Military Spouses Choir on 'America's Got Talent' Aug. 6 Military Spouses Choir on 'America's Got Talent' Aug. 6
8/14/2013


A group that got its start in Army Entertainment is the driving force behind the American Military Spouses Choir, an "America's Got Talent" quarterfinalist scheduled to perform Aug. 6, at Radio City Music Hall in New York City.
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Resilient Soldier in goal for Paralympic Team USA Resilient Soldier in goal for Paralympic Team USA
8/14/2013


Sgt. Jen Lee's resilient recovery from a motorcycle accident landed him a berth on Team USA's sled hockey team for the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia.
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Back to School: Adult Education Back to School: Adult Education
8/13/2013


Thinking of going back to school, but have some questions? We have some info on resources, financial assistance and more!
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Antibullying Antibullying
8/13/2013


"Boys will be boys." "They're just being kids." Parents have been excusing their children's behavior for decades, thinking that it's natural for some kids to pick on others.
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Back to School: Parents, Are You Ready? Back to School: Parents, Are You Ready?
8/13/2013


It's back to school time again. Are you and your kids ready? Successfully prepare for the new school year when you use this checklist.
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Olympian Nunn to walk 50K at World Championships Olympian Nunn to walk 50K at World Championships
8/6/2013


Army Reserve Staff Sgt. John Nunn used his runner-up finish in the 20-kilometer race walk at the 2013 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships as a tuneup for the 50-kilometer race walk at the 2013 IAAF World Championships, scheduled for Aug. 10-18, in Moscow.
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Soldier Show auditions link with Operation Rising Star Soldier Show auditions link with Operation Rising Star
8/6/2013


In an effort to streamline efficiencies, Army Entertainment has integrated live auditions for the 2014 U.S. Army Soldier Show with selections of the 2013 Operation Rising Star finalists.
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CPR CPR
8/5/2013


Whether you’re a teenager or adult, parent, soldier, aunt or uncle, babysitter or in the medical profession, you should know the fundamentals of CPR.
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First Aid First Aid
8/5/2013


Basic informaiton on First Aid.
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Motorcycle Safety Motorcycle Safety
8/5/2013


Motorcycle safety is for everyone on the road.
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Fort Sill kicks off Healthy Base Initiative with Operation Live Well Expo Fort Sill kicks off Healthy Base Initiative with Operation Live Well Expo
8/5/2013


Fort Sill opened the Operation Live Well (OLW) Health Expo Aug. 1 on post with a ribbon cutting led by Maj. Gen. Mark McDonald, Fires Center of Excellence and Fort Sill commanding general.
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Beat the Heat Beat the Heat
7/29/2013


Stay cool this summer.
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National Golf Month National Golf Month
7/29/2013


August is National Golf Month
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Outdoor Fun Outdoor Fun
7/29/2013


MWR offers a variety of outdoor recreation programs.
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Operation Rising Star calling garrisons - deadline looms Operation Rising Star calling garrisons - deadline looms
7/24/2013


Army Entertainment is getting set to host another season of Operation Rising Star, a singing contest for Soldiers and military family members based on the American Idol format.
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ACS: A History ACS: A History
7/22/2013


July 25, 2013 marks the 48th birthday of Army Community Service (ACS). From Army Emergency Relief (AER) to the Spouse Employment Program, ACS continues to be there to help support today's Army and their Families.
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A Seahawk comes home - Jermaine Kearse lends hand during youth football camp A Seahawk comes home - Jermaine Kearse lends hand during youth football camp
7/19/2013


When Jermaine Kearse was a kid growing up on Fort Lewis, the Seattle Seahawks never brought a football camp to base. Instead, Kearse played at the youth center and was involved in on-base recreation sports.
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Equine therapy volunteer aids Wounded Warrior recovery, resilience Equine therapy volunteer aids Wounded Warrior recovery, resilience
7/18/2013


The mustachioed cowboy greets Cindy Tripoli, Joint Base San Antonio - Fort Sam Houston Equestrian Center manager, with a tip of his hat.
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IMCOM and the NFL put the boots to ready and resilient IMCOM and the NFL put the boots to ready and resilient
7/18/2013


The Army is partnering with the National Football League’s “Play 60” campaign to integrate a new football-centered program as a component to promote a healthy and resilient lifestyles for Soldiers, Families and their children.
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Resilient Soldier goes from 0-24 to Wrestling World Championships Resilient Soldier goes from 0-24 to Wrestling World Championships
7/16/2013


As a high school freshman, Caylor Williams went 0-24 and got pinned 22 times while wrestling at 171 pounds for the Palm Bay Pirates in Melbourne, Fla.
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Summer Health and Fitness Summer Health and Fitness
7/15/2013


Beat the heat with these great MWR summer health and fitness initiatives.
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Camping Essentials Camping Essentials
7/8/2013


Are you prepping for a camping trip this summer? We have a checklist of essential items for your adventure.
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Camping Safety Tips Camping Safety Tips
7/8/2013


Is it your first time camping? We have some some safety tips for both the novice and seasoned camper. Make sure to camp smart and safe!
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Three Soldiers earn berths in Wrestling World Championships Three Soldiers earn berths in Wrestling World Championships
7/2/2013


Three U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program wrestlers earned berths in the FILA Wrestling World Championships and nine others made the national team in the 2011 U.S. World Team Trials on June 10-11 at Cox Convention Center.
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Garrison Events Garrison Events
7/1/2013


Local MWR Events for the 4th of July.
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Safety Tips Safety Tips
7/1/2013


Safety tips for the 4th of July.
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Know Your Neighbors Know Your Neighbors
7/1/2013


New to a neighborhood? Make sure you meet your neighbors and get to know your community.
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Summer time for 'Feet First into Water Safety' Summer time for 'Feet First into Water Safety'
6/26/2013


Installations are trying everything from an aquatics passport to taking part in the world's largest swim lesson to get their communities to plunge "Feet First into Water Safety."
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Coloring Book Coloring Book
6/24/2013


Download a coloring book on water safety.
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Passport to Safety Passport to Safety
6/24/2013


Water Safety Program at Joint Base Lewis-McChord.
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Ocean Safety Ocean Safety
6/24/2013


Helpful tips about swimming in the ocean.
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Healthy Living is Healthy Spending Healthy Living is Healthy Spending
6/17/2013


Looking for ways to save on food? Here are some helpful tips that will help you on your way.
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Summer Budget: Discounts for Military Summer Budget: Discounts for Military
6/17/2013


Want to keep the Family busy this summer without breaking the bank? Here are some ideas for fun Family adventures.
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Local Army Birthday Events Local Army Birthday Events
6/10/2013


Garrison events for the 238th Army Birthday.
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238 Years Army Strong 238 Years Army Strong
6/10/2013


A brief history of the U.S. Army
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Blue Star Museums Blue Star Museums
6/3/2013


Check out the how you can receive free admission to museums this summer.
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Summer Vacations Summer Vacations
6/3/2013


Ideas for summer vacation.
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Summertime Fun Summertime Fun
6/3/2013


Suggestions for your Family this summer to combat cabin fever.
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Moving Tips Moving Tips
5/28/2013


Tips for making your move a little easier.
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Moving: Support for Your Kids Moving: Support for Your Kids
5/28/2013


Help your kids transition from one installation to the next.
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What Not to Pack What Not to Pack
5/28/2013


Tips for Getting Your Move in Order
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Installation Management Command gets SHARP on sexual harassment Installation Management Command gets SHARP on sexual harassment
5/24/2013


Workers at U.S. Army Installation Management Command headquarters began their week May 20 with a previously unscheduled but mandatory three-hour session of Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention training.
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Best Warriors honor veteran of World War II, Korea, Vietnam Best Warriors honor veteran of World War II, Korea, Vietnam
5/23/2013


A veteran of World War II and the Korean and Vietnam Wars received a standing ovation from troops of another generation May 17 at Fort Sam Houston Theatre.
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Strong B.A.N.D.S. to play national fitness month of May Strong B.A.N.D.S. to play national fitness month of May
5/17/2013


Get fit. Eat better. Feel better. Be better.
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All-Army men win third straight Armed Forces Bowling Championship All-Army men win third straight Armed Forces Bowling Championship
5/17/2013


The All-Army men won their third consecutive team title, and the All-Air Force women won their fourth in a row at the 2013 Armed Forces Bowling Championships, contested April 23-26, at the Bonnyman Bowling Center here.
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Army mom 'blessed' with daughters in Soldier Show, American Idol Army mom 'blessed' with daughters in Soldier Show, American Idol
5/17/2013


Army mom Laura Holcomb says she is particularly blessed to have a daughter in the U.S. Army Soldier Show and another daughter among American Idol's final four.
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All-Army teams win gold in Armed Forces Beach Volleyball All-Army teams win gold in Armed Forces Beach Volleyball
5/17/2013


The All-Army men's and women's teams won gold medals at the 2013 Armed Forces Beach Volleyball Championships, May 3-5, at the Wasatch Beach Volleyball Complex.
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Strong B.A.N.D.S. Strong B.A.N.D.S.
5/1/2013


Strong B.A.N.D.S. 2013
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Preparing a Better Potluck Preparing a Better Potluck
4/30/2013


Increase morale without increasing your waistline. Check out some ideas for healthy potlucks.
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Better Sleep, Better Body Better Sleep, Better Body
4/30/2013


The relationship between sleep and your healthy may be the key to loosing those extra pounds.
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Soldier Show dress rehearsal inspires youth Soldier Show dress rehearsal inspires youth
4/22/2013


Fort Sam Houston and area youth witnessed preparations at final dress rehearsal of the 2013 U.S. Army Soldier Show.
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Participants help solve dinner theater ‘murder’ Participants help solve dinner theater ‘murder’
4/19/2013


Mystery, murder and a lot of laughter filled the air for both attendees and performers during a local murder mystery dinner.
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Child Abuse Prevention Month Child Abuse Prevention Month
4/15/2013


A kick-off ceremony April 1 at Army Community Service focused on protecting children, as April is Child Abuse Prevention Month and Month of the Military Child.
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Pinwheels for Prevention Pinwheels for Prevention
4/15/2013


Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Commander Col. Fern O. Sumpter, was mugged with hugs from eager children the morning of April 3 as she marked the beginning of Child Abuse Prevention Month with a pinwheel parade.
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Soldier Show puts entertaining spin on readiness, resilience Soldier Show puts entertaining spin on readiness, resilience
4/12/2013


Get set to be entertained by "Ready and Resilient," the 2013 U.S. Army Soldier Show.
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Kids: How to Live a Healthy Lifestyle Kids: How to Live a Healthy Lifestyle
4/8/2013
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Commissaries celebrate April Commissaries celebrate April
4/8/2013
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New Army Sports Program to pit battalion against battalion New Army Sports Program to pit battalion against battalion
4/5/2013


If Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Raymond T. Odierno has his way, super-athletic battalions someday will be crowned sports champions of the U.S. Army.
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U.S. Army Soldier Show performer to support sister on American Idol U.S. Army Soldier Show performer to support sister on American Idol
4/4/2013


Pfc. Felicia Holcomb is taking a few days leave from the U.S. Army Soldier Show to support her younger sister, Amber, one of American Idol's top seven performers in Los Angeles, Calif.
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Installation Access for Gold Star Families Installation Access for Gold Star Families
4/1/2013
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Gold Star Tribute Gold Star Tribute
4/1/2013
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The Meaning Behind the Gold Stars The Meaning Behind the Gold Stars
4/1/2013
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All-Army wrestlers successfully defend Armed Forces crowns All-Army wrestlers successfully defend Armed Forces crowns
3/25/2013


All-Army wrestlers won both the Greco-Roman and freestyle team titles at the 2013 Armed Forces Wrestling Championships, held March 16-17, at Joint Base Dix-McGuire-Lakehurst.
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All-Army Basketball History: A Storied Tradition All-Army Basketball History: A Storied Tradition
3/22/2013
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Army Sports Feature: Coach K Army Sports Feature: Coach K
3/22/2013
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March Madness Recipes March Madness Recipes
3/22/2013
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IMCOM celebrates Month of the Military Child IMCOM celebrates Month of the Military Child
3/15/2013


April has marked the Month of the Military Child as a time to focus national attention on the youngest members of the military community since 1986.
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A Surviving Spouse Becomes a Leader in Army Resilience A Surviving Spouse Becomes a Leader in Army Resilience
3/15/2013


This Women's History Month we recognize the service and sacrifice of not only our Soldiers, but their Family members, and how they demonstrate their resilience every day. The subject of this is both a spouse and a Soldier.
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Army names Yongsan Soldier 'Coach of the Year' Army names Yongsan Soldier 'Coach of the Year'
3/15/2013


Sgt. Angel L. Rivera, a human resource specialist for U.S Army Garrison Yongsan, was named 2012 Army Coach of the Year after successfully leading his men's volleyball team to a perfect record.
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Relief campaign helps Army families Relief campaign helps Army families
3/15/2013


United States Army Garrison Yongsan began the annual 2013 Army Emergency Relief Campaign this month. Coordinators hope to improve awareness of this valuable benefit.
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Clean Up Your Budget Clean Up Your Budget
3/12/2013
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Spring Fitness Spring Fitness
3/12/2013
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Spring Garden Spring Garden
3/12/2013
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Officer exhibits uncanny passion for Army Digital Photography Contest Officer exhibits uncanny passion for Army Digital Photography Contest
3/1/2013


Without even winning a category, Capt. Robert Shaw was the most decorated photographer in the 2012 Army Digital Photography Contest.
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March into Literacy March into Literacy
2/28/2013


March is National Literacy Month. Find out why you should "March into Literacy."
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IMCOM encourages Army families to take Military Saves Pledge IMCOM encourages Army families to take Military Saves Pledge
2/26/2013


Across military communities worldwide, service members will take The Saver Pledge and help themselves, their families and their country by saving money and reducing debt.
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Benefits of Local Libraries Benefits of Local Libraries
2/26/2013


It used to be that owning books was something that only the most affluent people could do, and libraries and book-borrowing institutions were critical for people who couldn't afford books.
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E-Books vs. Printed Books E-Books vs. Printed Books
2/26/2013


Reading can be educational, fun and more easily accessible than ever thanks to reading options with things like e-books.
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Pacific Region sweeps Army Athlete, Coach of Year awards Pacific Region sweeps Army Athlete, Coach of Year awards
2/21/2013


Soldiers from the Pacific Region swept the 2012 Army Male and Female Athlete of the Year and Coach of the Year awards.
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Soldier Show vets wed on Valentine's Day Soldier Show vets wed on Valentine's Day
2/20/2013


Soldier Show veterans Spcs. Glenn Grainger and Whitney Jones were married on Valentine's Day on the same stage where they met at Fort Sam Houston Theatre.
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Donating Blood Donating Blood
2/15/2013


Saving lives is exactly what giving blood is about. Not only is giving blood a way to pay it forward, it is a way to help others in a time of need.
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Keeping Your Heart Healthy Keeping Your Heart Healthy
2/15/2013


Whether heart disease runs in your family does not matter. Heart disease can strike us when we least expect it.
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Paying it Forward Paying it Forward
2/15/2013


It’s about putting yourself out there and making a huge difference in the community, or the world as a whole
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Calway conquers unique obstacle en route to cross-country crown Calway conquers unique obstacle en route to cross-country crown
2/12/2013


Capt. Kelly Calway had to overcome a unique obstacle to successfully defend her individual women's crown at the 2013 Armed Forces Cross Country Championships in St. Louis.
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Soldiers sweep Armed Forces Cross Country Championships Soldiers sweep Armed Forces Cross Country Championships
2/12/2013


U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program runner Spc. Robert Cheseret and Capt. Kelly Calway led the All-Army men's and women's teams to the 2013 Armed Forces Cross Country Championships, Feb. 3, at Forest Park in St. Louis.
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Friday Night Jazz & Wine returns to Fort Sam Houston Theatre Friday Night Jazz & Wine returns to Fort Sam Houston Theatre
1/29/2013


Smooth jazz aficionados will be treated to a second coming of Christmas of sorts when pianist David Benoit and saxophonist Paul Taylor play Army Entertainment’s Friday Night Jazz & Wine concert Feb. 8 at Fort Sam Houston Theatre.
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Soldiers compete for Team USA on road to 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics Soldiers compete for Team USA on road to 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics
1/29/2013


Several Soldiers in the U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program are training and competing for spots on the U.S. Olympic Team for the 2014 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games in Sochi, Russia.
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East strikes quickly to win U.S. Army All-American Bowl East strikes quickly to win U.S. Army All-American Bowl
1/11/2013


Wide receiver James Quick caught the game-winning 34-yard touchdown pass and received the Pete Dawkins Most Valuable Player trophy for helping the East to a 15-8 victory over the West in the 2013 U.S. Army All-American Bowl, Jan. 5, at the Alamodome.
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Teller lone military brat in All-American Bowl Teller lone military brat in All-American Bowl
1/11/2013


Retired Army Reserve Maj. Rick Teller got choked up while talking about his son, Wyatt, the lone military brat among 90 players in the 2013 U.S. Army All-American Bowl.
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IMCOM provides relevant training, programs for transitioning Soldiers, families IMCOM provides relevant training, programs for transitioning Soldiers, families
12/18/2012


The U.S. Army Installation Management Command is committed to assisting Soldiers and families transition smoothly into civilian employment and America's communities.
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Installation Management Command awards Stalwarts Installation Management Command awards Stalwarts
12/18/2012


The U.S. Army Installation Management Command honored exemplary Soldiers and civilians at the Stalwart Awards presentation Dec. 5 held in conjunction with the Garrison Commanders and Command Sergeants Major Conference.
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SPC Constance Mack wins 2012 Operation Rising Star singing contest SPC Constance Mack wins 2012 Operation Rising Star singing contest
12/18/2012


Georgia Army National Guard Spc. Constance Mack, representing Presidio of Monterey, Calif., won the 2012 Operation Rising Star military singing contest Dec. 15 at Fort Sam Houston Theatre.
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MG Jones to retire as innovative change agent for better MG Jones to retire as innovative change agent for better
12/11/2012


A silhouette photograph of a gear-laden Soldier walking into the desert sunset hangs on the office wall of Maj. Gen. Reuben D. Jones as a constant reminder of what drove him to serve 34 years in the U.S. Army.
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Stars aligned for Operation Rising Star Live Finals Stars aligned for Operation Rising Star Live Finals
12/3/2012


Bo Bice, the singer who finished runner-up to Carrie Underwood in American Idol’s fourth season before charting smash hits and videos of his own, will perform during the 2012 Operation Rising Star Live Finals Dec. 8-15 at Fort Sam Houston Theatre.
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Fort Bliss Soldier realizes dream with U.S. Army Soldier Show Fort Bliss Soldier realizes dream with U.S. Army Soldier Show
12/3/2012


After a nine-month world tour performing for fellow Soldiers and their families, Spc. Justin Easter returns to Fort Bliss, Texas to continue his military duties and training, having fulfilled a personal dream.
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IMCOM commander completes weeklong visit to Korea, Japan IMCOM commander completes weeklong visit to Korea, Japan
11/30/2012


The completion of an aerial tour of the Sagami General Depot, Hardy Barracks and the Sagamihara Family Housing Area in Japan, on Nov. 24, brought to an end a trip to the U.S. Army Garrisons in Korea and Japan for the Commander, Installation Management Command, Lt. Gen. Mike Ferriter.
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IMCOM leadership helps Bears and Texans honor military veterans IMCOM leadership helps Bears and Texans honor military veterans
11/21/2012


Leadership from the U.S. Army Installation Management Command, including LTG Mike Ferriter and CSM Earl Rice, participated in the Chicago Bears' annual tribute to military veterans during their Sunday Night Football game against the Houston Texans on Veterans Day at Soldier Field.
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12 selected for Operation Rising Star finals week 12 selected for Operation Rising Star finals week
11/15/2012


Twelve performers have been selected for 2012 Operation Rising Star Finals Week, with shows scheduled for Dec. 8, 10, 12, 14 and 15 at historic Fort Sam Houston Theatre, home of Army Entertainment.
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Are you a Wounded Warrior transitioning to civilian employment? IMCOM wants YOU! Are you a Wounded Warrior transitioning to civilian employment? IMCOM wants YOU!
11/9/2012


There are vacant positions throughout the U.S. Army Installation Management Command which need to be filled so IMCOM can provide world-class customer service and deliver programs and services to soldiers, civilians, and families. Throughout the command, about 40 percent of civilian employees have served in uniform.
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Resiliency through Art Resiliency through Art
11/6/2012


Developing resiliency or one's ability to adapt to adversity is an important function for Soldiers returning from deployments. Supervisory Arts Specialist Michelle Sterkowicz introduced a "Resiliency through Art" program at the Family and MWR Arts and Crafts Center in Vicenza in order to help Soldiers with the difficulties and challenges they face.
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Jobs! Jobs! Jobs! IMCOM seeks to hire, retain former soldiers in the Army civilian workforce Jobs! Jobs! Jobs! IMCOM seeks to hire, retain former soldiers in the Army civilian workforce
11/5/2012


Army civilians serve alongside soldiers every day, in every theater. From state-side garrisons to forward operating bases in Afghanistan, Army civilians write contracts, deliver goods, manage networks, operate ranges, manage business operations and provide support functions that would otherwise present distractions to training and wartime operations. From the sound of reveille to when a soldier turns out the lights at the end the day, soldiers are supported by their civilian counterparts.
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Wizards salute military vets during NBA Cares Week Wizards salute military vets during NBA Cares Week
11/1/2012


A group of professional athletes served a group of servicemen and women, wounded warriors, veterans and family members of fallen heroes at “Salute to the Stars,” a luncheon that honored America’s bravest Oct. 22 at a steakhouse in the nation’s capital.
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'My Army Life in Photos' seeks contest entries 'My Army Life in Photos' seeks contest entries
11/1/2012


My Army Life in Photos," a new contest by the U.S. Army Installation Management Command's Family and MWR Programs, is now accepting submissions.
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IMCOM Soldier and NCO inspired during Best Warrior Competition IMCOM Soldier and NCO inspired during Best Warrior Competition
10/30/2012


Twenty-four of the Army's warriors, representing 12 commands from across the Army, recently reported to Fort Lee, Va., to compete in the 2012 Best Warrior Competition.
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2012 Festival of the Arts Winners Announced 2012 Festival of the Arts Winners Announced
10/29/2012


Productions from Fort Sam Houston, Baden-Wuerttemberg, and Fort Meade led the winners'' list for the Army's 2012 Festival of the Arts competition.
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Great Getaways Winners receive Grand Prize Vacation Packages Great Getaways Winners receive Grand Prize Vacation Packages
10/26/2012


LTC David Brushwein, a U.S. Army National Guardsman, Michelle Suh, a U.S. Army Family Member, Kelley Ezell, a U.S. Marine Corps Family Member and Bobby White, a U.S. Air Force retiree were selected as the grand prize winners in the 2012 Armed Forces Recreation Centers Great Getaways Sweepstakes.
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All-Army men win 2012 Armed Forces Softball Championship All-Army men win 2012 Armed Forces Softball Championship
9/26/2012


A new pitcher and a rookie slugger helped the All-Army men end All-Air Force’s mini-dynasty at the 2012 Armed Forces Softball Championships played Sept. 16-20 at the Cannoneer Complex.
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U.S. military athletes leave marks on London 2012 Olympic Games U.S. military athletes leave marks on London 2012 Olympic Games
8/23/2012


More than 20 U.S. military athletes, coaches, training partners, family members and support personnel served as sports ambassadors to the world during the London 2012 Olympic Games.
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Nunn finishes 43rd in Olympic 50-kilometer race walk Nunn finishes 43rd in Olympic 50-kilometer race walk
8/14/2012


Staff Sgt. John Nunn finished 43rd in the Olympic 50-kilometer race walk Saturday with a personal-best time of 4 hours, 3 minutes, 28 seconds.
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Military athletes at London Games enjoy Army Family support Military athletes at London Games enjoy Army Family support
8/14/2012


U.S. military athletes at the London 2012 Olympic Games Closing Ceremony on Sunday night had more than just fans cheering them on throughout the games.
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Bowsher finishes 32nd in Olympic modern pentathlon Bowsher finishes 32nd in Olympic modern pentathlon
8/14/2012


U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program Spc. Dennis Bowsher finished 32nd in the Olympic men’s modern pentathlon, a five-sports-in-one-day event Aug. 11.
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Army wife Gray wins Olympic gold in 3-positions rifle Army wife Gray wins Olympic gold in 3-positions rifle
8/6/2012


Jamie Gray, wife of U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit shooter Staff Sgt. Hank Gray, won an Olympic gold medal in the women's 50-meter three-positions rifle event Aug. 4, at the Royal Artillery Barracks here.
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London Games leave Mango dreaming about Rio London Games leave Mango dreaming about Rio
8/6/2012


Sgt. Spenser Mango learned in London that much work must be done if he wants to medal at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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Hancock first Olympic champion to repeat in men’s skeet Hancock first Olympic champion to repeat in men’s skeet
8/1/2012


In double record-setting fashion, Sgt. Vincent Hancock became the first shotgun shooter to win consecutive Olympic gold medals in men’s skeet on Tuesday at the Royal Artillery Barracks.
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Szarenski finishes 23rd in Olympic air pistol event Szarenski finishes 23rd in Olympic air pistol event
7/30/2012


Four-time Olympian Sgt. 1st Class Daryl Szarenski knew right away that his game was not clicking in the Olympic 10-meter air pistol qualification round July 28 at the Royal Artillery Barracks.
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Military athletes march in London 2012 Olympic Opening Ceremony Military athletes march in London 2012 Olympic Opening Ceremony
7/30/2012


U.S. service members were among more than 10,000 Olympians from across the world who marched into Olympic Stadium during the Opening Ceremony of Olympiad XXX on July 27.
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Nothing but business for Szarenski’s fourth Olympic Games Nothing but business for Szarenski’s fourth Olympic Games
7/26/2012


U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program pistol shooter Sgt. 1st Class Daryl Szarenski is taking a business-like approach to his fourth Olympic Games.
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Mickowski makes metric mile final at Olympic Track Trials Mickowski makes metric mile final at Olympic Track Trials
7/11/2012


U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program miler Capt. John Mickowski came up 400 meters short in his bid for a berth in the London Olympic Games.
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Kenyan-Americans make noise for Army at U.S. Olympic Track Trials Kenyan-Americans make noise for Army at U.S. Olympic Track Trials
7/11/2012


The “Kenyan Connection” made a lot of noise for the U.S. Army at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Track and Field Team Trials at historic Hayward Field.
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WCAP Soldiers get set for U.S. Olympic Track & Field Trials WCAP Soldiers get set for U.S. Olympic Track & Field Trials
6/12/2012


Several Soldiers in the U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program recently posted strong performances in preparation for the 2012 U.S. Olympic Track and Field Team Trials, scheduled for June 22 through July 1 in Eugene, Ore.
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FMWR Celebrates “April in the D” with FoxSports Detroit at The Patriot Pub! FMWR Celebrates “April in the D” with FoxSports Detroit at The Patriot Pub!
5/22/2012


Family & Morale, Welfare & Recreation (FMWR) recently followed up its highly popular and energized visit to DTA by American League MVP & CY Young Award Winner Justin Verlander and The Detroit Tigers by coordinating a rare FoxSports-Detroit’s “April in The D” promotion at Selfridge ANG Base’s (SANGB) Patriot Pub.
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FMWR Honors Earth Day by Adding 20 New Trees to Selfridge Golf Course FMWR Honors Earth Day by Adding 20 New Trees to Selfridge Golf Course
5/22/2012


Over the past few years, a great number of trees at the Family & Morale, Welfare & Recreation (FMWR) Selfridge Golf Course at Selfridge Air National Guard Base (SANGB) have died due to the Emerald Ash Borer as well as a variety of tree diseases.
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WCAP wrestler Lester expects nothing but gold from London WCAP wrestler Lester expects nothing but gold from London
5/18/2012


U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program Greco-Roman wrestler SPC Justin Lester has just one goal remaining on the mat. “One goal and one goal only,” Lester said. “An Olympic medal. Not even an Olympic medal, I need gold.”
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Military families get free passes to national parks Military families get free passes to national parks
5/17/2012


From Alcatraz Island to Zion National Park, Soldiers and their families can visit more than 2,000 national parks, wildlife refuges, national forests, and other public lands around the nation this year, without paying entry fees.
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Soldier-musicians: MWR offers chance to open for REO Speedwagon, Styx, Blue Oyster Cult Soldier-musicians: MWR offers chance to open for REO Speedwagon, Styx, Blue Oyster Cult
5/17/2012


Through a partnership with Army Entertainment and The Midwest Rock 'n' Roll Express, one solo guitar artist will be selected by the promoters to showcase their talent in front of an audience of thousands in the "Rock Star for a Day" contest.
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Chandler breaks biscuits with World Class Athlete Program Soldiers Chandler breaks biscuits with World Class Athlete Program Soldiers
5/14/2012


Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond Chandler III recently gained insights into Olympic training from Installation Management Command Soldiers in the U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program.
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Soldiers set to wrestle for spots in London Olympics Soldiers set to wrestle for spots in London Olympics
4/19/2012


Twenty-three Soldiers will compete for Olympic berths April 21-22 at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Wrestling at Carver-Hawkeye Arena in Iowa City, Iowa.
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Soldiers qualify Team USA for Olympics in Greco-Roman wrestling Soldiers qualify Team USA for Olympics in Greco-Roman wrestling
4/18/2012


Two U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program wrestlers over the weekend qualified their Greco-Roman weight classes for Team USA to compete in the 2012 Olympic Games.
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Soldier Show reinvents historic Fort Sam Houston Theatre Soldier Show reinvents historic Fort Sam Houston Theatre
4/18/2012


For the first time in 20 years, the U.S. Army Soldier Show will perform at Fort Sam Houston Theatre, with three 7 p.m. shows scheduled for April 19, 20 and 21.
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Soldier Show to launch tour from new home in San Antonio Soldier Show to launch tour from new home in San Antonio
4/18/2012


Although the newly renovated Fort Sam Houston Theatre played host to Operation Rising Star, a jazz show, and several town hall meetings, Army Entertainment officials like to consider opening weekend of the 2012 U.S. Army Soldier Show as the theatre’s grand reopening.
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Byers intends to make good on Olympic promise to grandfather Byers intends to make good on Olympic promise to grandfather
4/18/2012


U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program wrestler SFC Dremiel Byers is more concerned about making good on a promise to his late grandfather than the return of Rulon Gardner, his former archrival on the mat.
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Soldiers set to wrestle for spots in London Olympic Games Soldiers set to wrestle for spots in London Olympic Games
4/18/2012


Twenty-three Soldiers will compete for Olympic berths April 21-22 at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Wrestling at Carver-Hawkeye Arena in Iowa City, Iowa.
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Soldiers bring ‘Army Strong’ to the stage Soldiers bring ‘Army Strong’ to the stage
4/12/2012


Active-duty Soldiers bring the emotional, mental, physical, spiritual and family pillars of military life to the stage in “Army Strong,” the 2012 U.S. Army Soldier Show.
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Soldier’s daughter competes on “America’s Next Top Model” Soldier’s daughter competes on “America’s Next Top Model”
3/20/2012


Army Family member Seymone Cohen-Fobish expects to launch a modeling career after completing her stint on “America’s Next Top Model.”
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Bowsher in driver’s seat for U.S. modern pentathletes on road to London Bowsher in driver’s seat for U.S. modern pentathletes on road to London
3/20/2012


U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program Spc. Dennis Bowsher sits in the proverbial driver’s seat for Team USA’s modern pentathletes on the road to London for the 2012 Summer Olympic Games.
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WCAP bobsledder Spc. Justin Olsen wins 2 gold medals at World Championships WCAP bobsledder Spc. Justin Olsen wins 2 gold medals at World Championships
3/15/2012


Spc. Justin Olsen, the newest Olympic gold medalist in the U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program’s stable of elite bobsledders, won two gold medals at the 2012 FIBT Bobsled and Skeleton World Championships Feb. 18-26 in Lake Placid, N.Y.
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Four months after giving birth, WCAP Capt. Kelly makes World Cup final Four months after giving birth, WCAP Capt. Kelly makes World Cup final
3/15/2012


On International Women’s Day, Capt. Mickey Kelly firmly positioned herself as an Olympic contender among women from 27 nations competing in the 2012 Modern Pentathlon World Cup Series.
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National Guard car finishes second in Daytona 500 National Guard car finishes second in Daytona 500
3/5/2012


Dale Earnhardt Jr. drove the Diet Mountain Dew/National Guard Chevrolet to a second-place finish behind Matt Kenseth in the 54th running of the Daytona 500 -- a Monday night race that finished Tuesday morning at Daytona International Speedway.
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Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team feels like 'America's Team' Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team feels like 'America's Team'
3/2/2012


Cpl. Matt Kinsey says he plays for the newest version of "America's Team" -- the Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team. "We've got the best fans of any team in America," Kinsey said Feb. 24 after practicing at Space Coast Stadium, spring training home of MLB's Washington Nationals. "Everybody says we're America's new favorite team. The support that we get is just unbelievable -- everywhere we go, we get first-class treatment."
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Amazing awaits Operation Rising Star winner in Hollywood Amazing awaits Operation Rising Star winner in Hollywood
2/24/2012


Operation Rising Star winner Army Reserve Sgt. Melissa Neal and husband Army CW2 Nate Neal cherished attending the Grammys and EMI Music’s after-party Feb. 12 at the Capitol Records Building.
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Soldiers thrive at Bobsled World Championships Soldiers thrive at Bobsled World Championships
2/24/2012


Former and current Soldiers in the U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program, or WCAP, won medals at the Federation Internationale de Bobsleigh et de Tobogganing, or FIBT, Bobsleigh and Skeleton World Championships at Lake Placid, N.Y., Feb. 18-19.
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All-Army loses stranglehold on Armed Forces Boxing All-Army loses stranglehold on Armed Forces Boxing
2/10/2012


For the first time in 21 years, the All-Army Boxing Team lost its stranglehold on the gold Feb. 3 at the 2012 Armed Forces Boxing Championships.
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Calway leads military runners in U.S. Olympic Marathon Team Trials Calway leads military runners in U.S. Olympic Marathon Team Trials
1/31/2012


U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program runner Capt. Kelly Calway carved five minutes off her personal best and led all military runners with a 25th-place finish in the 2012 U.S. Olympic Marathon Team Trials on Jan. 14.
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WCAP race walker Nunn makes U.S. Olympic Team at 50K WCAP race walker Nunn makes U.S. Olympic Team at 50K
1/31/2012


U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program Staff Sgt. John Nunn earned a berth in the London Olympic Games by winning the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team Trials for 50K Race Walk with a time of 4 hours, 4 minutes, 41 seconds in Santee, Calif., on Jan. 22.
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USAG BW Family & MWR participates in Arts & Crafts Celebration of the 70th Anniversary of the Army Arts & Crafts Program USAG BW Family & MWR participates in Arts & Crafts Celebration of the 70th Anniversary of the Army Arts & Crafts Program
1/20/2012


USAG BW Family & MWR participates in 2012 Arts & Crafts Celebration and the 70th Anniversary of the US Army’s FMWR Arts & Crafts Program.
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West tops East in Army All-American Bowl West tops East in Army All-American Bowl
1/17/2012


Quarterback Cyler Miles and wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham connected for the longest touchdown in U.S. Army All-American Bowl history and were named co-Most Valuable Players after helping the West to a 24-12 victory over the East on Jan. 7 at the Alamodome.
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Army Reserve Sgt. Neal wins Operation Rising Star Army Reserve Sgt. Neal wins Operation Rising Star
1/3/2012


Army Reserve Sgt. Melissa Neal, a former active-duty Soldier and current military wife and mother, added Operation Rising Star winner to her repertoire Dec. 17 at Fort Sam Houston Theatre.
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Four Soldiers win national wrestling championships at U.S. Open Four Soldiers win national wrestling championships at U.S. Open
12/23/2011


Four U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program wrestlers won national championships Dec. 16-17 at the U.S. Open in Arlington, Texas.
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Kansas inspires U.S. Army Orchestra to Carry On Kansas inspires U.S. Army Orchestra to Carry On
12/2/2011


Staff Sgt. Christina Wensel went toe-to-toe with Kansas violinist David Ragsdale during an improvised solo portion of “Dust in the Wind” at Army Entertainment presents the “Carry On” Concert with Kansas, featuring the U.S. Army Orchestra on Veterans Day at DAR Constitution Hall.
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Ferriter takes command of Installation Management Command Ferriter takes command of Installation Management Command
11/23/2011


Lt. Gen. Michael Ferriter took the reins of the U.S. Army Installation Management Command from Lt. Gen. Rick Lynch during a change of command ceremony Nov. 17 on Fort Sam Houston, Texas.
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Army chaplain in waiting runs away with Marine Corps Marathon Army chaplain in waiting runs away with Marine Corps Marathon
11/23/2011


As if a fresh master's in divinity earned him some sort of divine assistance, Army Reserve 1st Lt. Chad Ware ran the fastest Marine Corps Marathon in 14 years on Halloween Eve. He won with a time of 2 hours, 19 minutes and 16 seconds.
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Arts and Crafts Center employees offer a ‘personal touch’ Arts and Crafts Center employees offer a ‘personal touch’
11/21/2011


Fort Drum Arts and Crafts program offers a 'personal touch'
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Army WCAP Soldiers 'represent' at Pan American Games Army WCAP Soldiers 'represent' at Pan American Games
11/4/2011


Soldiers in the U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program represented the Army and nation well at the XVI Pan American Games Oct. 14 through 30 in Guadalajara, Mexico.
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Soldiers cherish Army MWR wounded warrior golf clinic Soldiers cherish Army MWR wounded warrior golf clinic
11/3/2011


Battle-battered Soldiers and Vietnam War veterans came together for an Army Morale, Welfare and Recreation-sponsored golf clinic Oct. 18 at Walt Disney World Resort.
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Golf instructors keep wounded warriors active Golf instructors keep wounded warriors active
11/3/2011


Instructors from the National Amputee Golf Association and the Adaptive Golf Academy delighted Soldiers from conflicts past and present with a wounded warrior golf clinic Oct. 18 at Walt Disney World Resort.
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WTU golfer Whitmore comes full circle at Walt Disney World WTU golfer Whitmore comes full circle at Walt Disney World
11/3/2011


Despite being told twice by doctors that he would never play golf again, Sgt. Shawn Whitmore dazzled PGA Tour players at the 2011 Children’s Miracle Network Classic.
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Army chefs learn from Culinary Institute of America Army chefs learn from Culinary Institute of America
10/27/2011


Army chefs from around the world are learning master-level secrets and techniques from instructors at the Culinary Institute of America, San Antonio campus.
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Game offers military chance at Grammy tickets Game offers military chance at Grammy tickets
10/27/2011


Regardless of singing ability, one eligible MWR patron will win two tickets to Hollywood and the Grammys through the Army's premier singing competition. It will take just a little luck, trivia knowledge and technology.
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Survivors present issues to leadership at Army Family Action Plan Summit Survivors present issues to leadership at Army Family Action Plan Summit
10/27/2011


Survivors outlined their top recommendations to Army leadership this month at the conclusion of the Survivor Outreach Services Army Family Action Plan Summit.
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Army Child Care fees increase for 2011-2012 school year Army Child Care fees increase for 2011-2012 school year
10/27/2011


SAN ANTONIO - Fees for Army child care and related child and youth programs increase between now and Dec. 1 as part of a phased program designed to reduce the impact of a changed Department of Defense policy.
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Army leadership renews commitment to Families with Army Family Covenant Army leadership renews commitment to Families with Army Family Covenant
10/18/2011


Top Army leadership renewed the Army Family Covenant, the Army's formal commitment to support Soldiers and their families, with a signing this week at the 2011 Association of the United States Army Annual Meeting and Exposition.
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Air Force wins gold, Army silver in Armed Forces Softball Air Force wins gold, Army silver in Armed Forces Softball
10/17/2011


Thirteen-time All-Army softball player Dexter Avery said he "hadn't been in one of those, ever -- no, not like that."
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All-Army women put 6 players on All-Interservice Softball Team All-Army women put 6 players on All-Interservice Softball Team
10/17/2011


The All-Army women's team won the silver medal and put six players on the All-Interservice Team at the 2011 Armed Forces Softball Championships played Sept. 18 through 22.
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Browne to wear bib No. 1 for one last hurrah in Army Ten-Miler Browne to wear bib No. 1 for one last hurrah in Army Ten-Miler
10/17/2011


U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program distance runner Maj. Dan Browne will wear bib No. 1 for one last hurrah in the Army Ten-Miler.
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IMCOM commander shares experience with University of Texas cadets IMCOM commander shares experience with University of Texas cadets
10/17/2011


Lt. Gen. Rick Lynch visited with cadets from the University of Texas's Army ROTC Battalion during a visit to the campus Oct. 6.
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Legendary rock group Kansas to perform with US Army Band “Pershing’s Own” Legendary rock group Kansas to perform with US Army Band “Pershing’s Own”
10/6/2011


The rock band Kansas will perform a concert with the U.S. Army Band "Pershing's Own" at Daughters of the American Revolution Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C. on Veterans Day, Nov. 11.
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Installation Management Command employees enjoy a free ride to work Installation Management Command employees enjoy a free ride to work
9/20/2011


More than a dozen Installation Management Command employees ride to and from work for free in a VIA Van Pool, through the US Army Mass Transit Benefit Program.
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Potential information breach may affect non-appropriated Fund retirees Potential information breach may affect non-appropriated Fund retirees
9/15/2011


A compact disk containing the personal information of nearly 25,000 non-appropriated fund retiree records was lost in the mail between Alexandria, Va., and San Antonio during the final week of August.
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Army chef provides comfort to Soldiers and Families in central Alaska Army chef provides comfort to Soldiers and Families in central Alaska
9/14/2011


Reindeer sausage and bison burgers have only one thing in common. These regional delicacies are featured on the menu for the new Fort Greeley Community Activity Center set to open soon.
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Army Entertainment Detachment holds change of command ceremony Army Entertainment Detachment holds change of command ceremony
9/9/2011


Capt. Yvonne Perdomo assumed command of the Army Entertainment Detachment at a ceremony held at Fort Sam Houston on Thursday, Sept. 1, 2011. Capt. Chineka Reid, who had served as commander since August of last year, is leaving the unit to become a detachment commander for the 595th Transportation Terminal Group in Qatar.
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Military World Games volleyball, 9-11 anniversary bring nurse full circle Military World Games volleyball, 9-11 anniversary bring nurse full circle
9/9/2011


Between competing in the Conseil International du Sport Militaire's 5th Military World Games and her role in the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attack on America, Navy Lt. Commander Lauren Nilsen has come full circle.
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U.S. Army Soldier Show to bid farewell to Washington's Warner Theatre U.S. Army Soldier Show to bid farewell to Washington's Warner Theatre
9/8/2011


The U.S. Army Soldier Show will bid farewell to Washington's historic Warner Theatre on Oct. 1 with its final performance at 13th Street NW, ending a tradition of performing in the nation's capital that began with Irving Berlin.
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WCAP Soldier Bowsher wins 4th national crown in modern pentathlon WCAP Soldier Bowsher wins 4th national crown in modern pentathlon
9/6/2011


U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program Spc. Dennis Bowsher won his fourth national title at the 2011 U.S. National Modern Pentathlon Championships on Aug. 14 in Colorado Springs, Colo.
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Government Vacation Rewards now accepts Military Star® Card for online airline purchases Government Vacation Rewards now accepts Military Star® Card for online airline purchases
9/6/2011


Government Vacation Rewards, a travel benefits program available through the Army's Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation program, announced that the Military Star® Card will now be accepted when service men and women purchase airline tickets online.
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Installation Management Academy welcomes students to Fort Sam Houston Installation Management Academy welcomes students to Fort Sam Houston
9/6/2011


The Installation Management Academy, featuring the Maj. Gen. Robert M. Joyce Family and MWR School and the Installation Management School, is open for business in San Antonio.
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Ribbon cutting opens Installation Management Command on Fort Sam Ribbon cutting opens Installation Management Command on Fort Sam
8/26/2011


Lt. Gen. Rick Lynch and five representatives of the Soldiers, civilians and family members served by the U.S. Army Installation Management Command, officially opened the command's new headquarters campus Aug.19, 2011.
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Surviving spouse gives back to military community Surviving spouse gives back to military community
8/10/2011


The death of any Soldier is painful, but for Kim Felts, a Family Readiness Program Specialist at Fort Bragg, it has become a reason to give back to the military community.
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Survivor Outreach Services Hosts Annual Training Survivor Outreach Services Hosts Annual Training
8/3/2011


SOS held four days of professional development training in July, 2011, for hundreds of coordinators in Orlando, Florida, as part of a larger mission to improve the quality of service provided to the Families of fallen Soldiers.
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This Comedy is a Murder Mystery This Comedy is a Murder Mystery
6/23/2011


“Murder 101” is a theatrical whodunit designed to keep the audience on the edge of their seats, while dinner is served. The interactive comedy murder mystery is set at a high school class reunion with old rivalries and new alliances.
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Army boxers brace for U.S. Nationals, Olympic Trials Army boxers brace for U.S. Nationals, Olympic Trials
6/23/2011


SAN ANTONIO – Reigning light-heavyweight national champion Spc. Jeffrey Spencer will lead several Soldiers into the 2011 U.S. National Boxing Championships June 20 through 25 in Colorado Springs, Colo.
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Fort Belvoir gets a taste of the carnival at Soldier Show kickoff Fort Belvoir gets a taste of the carnival at Soldier Show kickoff
5/5/2011


Wallace Theater was packed this weekend as the U.S. Army Soldier Show kicked off its 2011 tour at Fort Belvoir.
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Army MWR contest promotes healthy lifestyle, resiliency Army MWR contest promotes healthy lifestyle, resiliency
5/2/2011


Fifty-nine garrisons worldwide will participate in the "Strong B.A.N.D.S." promotion in support of National Sports and Fitness Month, in May. B.A.N.D.S. stands for Balanced lifestyle, Actively motivated, Nutritional health, Determined to excel, Strength and conditioning. The MWR promotion is designed to energize and inspire community members to live a healthy lifestyle.
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WCAP Soldiers at 2011 ASICS U.S. Open Wrestling Championships WCAP Soldiers at 2011 ASICS U.S. Open Wrestling Championships
4/12/2011


Two first-year Soldiers helped veteran Army World Class Athlete Program wrestlers win their sixth consecutive Greco-Roman team title at the 2011 ASICS U.S. Open Wrestling Championships on April 8-9 at Public Hall.
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U.S. Army Soldier Show opens on Fort Belvoir April 29 U.S. Army Soldier Show opens on Fort Belvoir April 29
4/12/2011


The Fort Belvoir community is invited to take part in a globe-spanning journey while relaxing in the post’s historic Wallace Theater as soldier-performers in the 2011 U.S. Army Soldier Show premiere this season’s show April 28-30.
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Carnival atmosphere of U.S. Army Soldier Show provides getaway Carnival atmosphere of U.S. Army Soldier Show provides getaway
4/12/2011


The carnival concept of the 2011 U.S. Army Soldier Show will take audiences on a globe-spanning journey to more fun-filled venues in 90 minutes than some folks experience in a lifetime.
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Photographers expand horizons in 2010 Army Digital Photography Contest Photographers expand horizons in 2010 Army Digital Photography Contest
3/11/2011


Brenda Walker strolled upon “one of those right places at the right time” alongside East Fork Indian Creek River when she photographed “Morning Serenity” on Fort Campbell, Ky…
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Cobb makes NASCAR Truck history in 'Driven 2 Honor' debut Cobb makes NASCAR Truck history in 'Driven 2 Honor' debut
2/24/2011


Jennifer Jo Cobb posted the highest finish by a female in NASCAR truck racing history while debuting her "Driven 2 Honor" program to salute women of the U.S. military.
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Military women receive 'Driven 2 Honor' treatment at NASCAR race Military women receive 'Driven 2 Honor' treatment at NASCAR race
2/22/2011


Army Pfc. Patricia Hoffman and Air Force Capt. Caroline Kenelly were honored to attend the NASCAR Nationwide Series DRIVE4COPD 300 at Daytona International Speedway with race car driver Jennifer Jo Cobb.
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Jennifer Jo Cobb to unveil 'Driven 2 Honor' program at Daytona Jennifer Jo Cobb to unveil 'Driven 2 Honor' program at Daytona
2/16/2011


Even as a race-car driver, Jennifer Jo Cobb finds it hard to fathom how fast her "Driven 2 Honor" program is coming to fruition. Cobb teamed with the Army Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Command and Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers to create a NASCAR VIP Weekend for female troops as a salute to women in the military.
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Byers determined to wrestle another Olympics before coaching Byers determined to wrestle another Olympics before coaching
2/11/2011


With the 2012 London Games looming over the horizon, U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program Greco-Roman heavyweight wrestler Sgt. 1st Class Dremiel Byers is more determined than ever to win an Olympic gold medal.
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WCAP runners lead All-Army to silver in Armed Forces Cross Country WCAP runners lead All-Army to silver in Armed Forces Cross Country
2/11/2011


U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program runners Spc. Robert Cheseret won the men’s 12K and Maj. Emily Potter finished second in the women’s 8K at the 2011 Armed Forces Cross Country Championships on Feb. 5 in San Diego.
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Soldier-athletes share WCAP, All-Army Sports stories with Families Soldier-athletes share WCAP, All-Army Sports stories with Families
2/11/2011


The U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program may be one of the best-kept secrets in the military. Three WCAP athletes discussed Soldiering and sports with visitors of the Army Strong Zone for two days prior to the 2011 U.S. Army All-American Bowl at the Alamodome.
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Stellar Award winner James Fortune & FIYA take gospel to troops Stellar Award winner James Fortune & FIYA take gospel to troops
1/27/2011


Three-time gospel music Stellar Award winner James Fortune is scheduled to headline Army Entertainment Division's "Lift Up Your Spirit II" tour for troops in Korea and Germany with his band,"James Fortune & FIYA."
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Shades of Green plays host to 100 Nights for Wounded Warriors Shades of Green plays host to 100 Nights for Wounded Warriors
1/25/2011


Purple Heart recipient 1st Lt. Brian Donarski’s Family was the first of many beneficiaries of “Raytheon’s 100 Nights for Wounded Warriors” at the Shades of Green. Donarski, who was wounded during a combat mission in Iraq, was selected to represent the Army in the Pro-Am portion of the Children’s Miracle Network Classic PGA Tour event on Walt Disney World Resort’s Palm and Magnolia Golf Courses.
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Former Army bobsledder wins back-to-back Team of the Year awards Former Army bobsledder wins back-to-back Team of the Year awards
1/25/2011


Former U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program bobsledder Steven Holcomb’s team was named Team of the Year for the second consecutive year by the United States Olympic Committee.
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WCAP Sgt. Rohbock strikes World Cup gold on bobsled farewell tour WCAP Sgt. Rohbock strikes World Cup gold on bobsled farewell tour
1/20/2011


Team USA bobsled pilot Sgt. Shauna Rohbock is back in the U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program for what may be her farewell tour on the World Cup circuit.
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Nominations for 2011 Soldier Show due Jan. 18 Nominations for 2011 Soldier Show due Jan. 18
1/6/2011


Nominations for performer and technician positions in the 2011 U.S. Army Soldier Show are being accepted through January 18, 2011.
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Hawthorne finds peace with golf game at Children’s Miracle Network Classic Hawthorne finds peace with golf game at Children’s Miracle Network Classic
12/14/2010


Capt. Patrick Hawthorne found peace with his golf game while playing alongside the pros at the Children’s Miracle Network Classic, the final tournament of the season on the PGA Tour.
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Calway earns berth in 2012 U.S. Olympic Marathon Team Trials Calway earns berth in 2012 U.S. Olympic Marathon Team Trials
12/9/2010


U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program runner Capt. Kelly Calway earned a berth in the 2012 U.S. Olympic Marathon Team Trials with a fifth-place finish at the California International Marathon on Dec. 5 in Sacramento.
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Six Soldiers help Team USA win SHAPE Basketball Championship Six Soldiers help Team USA win SHAPE Basketball Championship
12/8/2010


Six Soldiers helped Team USA win the 2010 SHAPE International Men’s Basketball Championship Nov. 29-Dec. 4 in Mons, Belgium.
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D6 AFAP Update: Progress on behavioral health service, TBI care D6 AFAP Update: Progress on behavioral health service, TBI care
12/1/2010


Following up on the issues that are so important to the members of the Army community gives momentum to the AFAP process and reinforces the promises made in the Army Family Covenant.
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Army caregiver wins year of free housecleaning services Army caregiver wins year of free housecleaning services
12/1/2010


Army spouse Trish Ratliff of Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., won a year's worth of free housecleaning services through the Armed Forces Recreation Centers "Caregivers Appreciation" promotion.
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Shades of Green discovers it is greener on positive side of energy conservation Shades of Green discovers it is greener on positive side of energy conservation
11/26/2010


The Shades of Green is getting greener. In accordance with the U.S. Army’s 25-year Energy and Water Plan for Installations, officials at the Armed Forces Recreation Center on Walt Disney World Resort got with the plan quicker than Mickey and Minnie Mouse.
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Army wife wins 2010 Operation Rising Star military singing contest Army wife wins 2010 Operation Rising Star military singing contest
11/22/2010


Melissa Gomez, who left Soldiering to become a full-time Army wife and mother, won the 2010 Operation Rising Star military singing contest Nov. 19 at Wallace Theater.
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1st Lt. Donarski inspires golf crowd at Children’s Miracle Network Classic 1st Lt. Donarski inspires golf crowd at Children’s Miracle Network Classic
11/18/2010


A Soldier who twice was nearly declared dead wowed PGA Tour golfers and fans during the Pro-Am portion of the Children’s Miracle Network Classic Nov. 11-12 at Walt Disney World Resort.
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PGA Tour pros salute Warrior Transition Unit Soldiers at golf clinic PGA Tour pros salute Warrior Transition Unit Soldiers at golf clinic
11/16/2010


PGA Tour golfers Rory Sabbatini and Kris Blanks took time out of their busy schedules Nov. 9 to provide golf tips to Warrior Transition Unit Soldiers and military Veterans at Walt Disney World’s Osprey Ridge Course.
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Hixson wins fourth consecutive Military Long Drive Championship Hixson wins fourth consecutive Military Long Drive Championship
11/9/2010


U.S Coast Guard Ensign Ryan Hixson won his fourth consecutive Military Long Drive Championship presented by 7UP with a winning drive of 358 yards Nov. 3 at Mesquite Regional Park.
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BOSS Safety Factor encourages Soldiers to think safety first BOSS Safety Factor encourages Soldiers to think safety first
11/5/2010


The U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center has teamed up with the Family and MWR Command to provide Soldiers with a ready-to-use tool that, according to USACR/SC Command Sgt. Maj. Michael Eyer, is “anything but your boring safety presentation.”
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Casualty Notification Officers provide vital care, support to Families of the fallen Casualty Notification Officers provide vital care, support to Families of the fallen
11/5/2010


“I was sitting at home at 11:30 at night when I noticed a car’s lights coming down my long driveway,” David McNabb said recently at the TAPS Fort Hood Military Survivor Seminar & Good Grief Camp, where over 300 survivors shared stories at this annual event.
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More global companies pledge hiring of Army spouses More global companies pledge hiring of Army spouses
11/5/2010


On Oct. 25, at the Association of the U.S. Army’s 2010 Annual Meeting and Exposition, the Army Spouse Employment Partnership welcomed 16 more U.S. corporations, who pledge their best efforts to increase employment opportunities for Army spouses.
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Celebrities add 'star power' to Army’s Operation Rising Star Celebrities add 'star power' to Army’s Operation Rising Star
11/1/2010


Like the power brought to Fox TV’s “American Idol,” by Simon Cowell, Randy Jackson and Paula Abdul during the early seasons, the celebrity judges participating in the 2010 Operation Rising Star production will bring their own star-studded qualities to the military singing competition.
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FMWRC partners with corporate America to assist Soldiers & Families FMWRC partners with corporate America to assist Soldiers & Families
11/1/2010


Recently, Maj. Gen. Reuben D. Jones, FMWRC commander, was asked by Col. Liana L. Bratland, director of NATO Training Mission-Afghanistan/Combined Security Transition Command-Afghanistan, if it were possible to have 2,200 calling cards sent to the troops.
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Army talent will shine bright at Operation Rising Star Army talent will shine bright at Operation Rising Star
11/1/2010


The ten professional entertainers who are judging this year’s Operation Rising Star will have their combat boots and cowboy hats knocked off when the 12 Army semi-finalists hit the Wallace Theatre’s stage at Fort Belvoir on Nov. 13 at 8 p.m.
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Army's Shades of Green now offers Disney Parks program for military Army's Shades of Green now offers Disney Parks program for military
10/29/2010


The Shades of Green—an Armed Forces Recreation Center located on the Walt Disney World Resort—is now offering the Disney Parks’ “Let the Memories Begin” program for military personnel, providing special offers on theme park tickets and accommodations.
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2010 IMCOM exhibit welcomes all to the Army's home 2010 IMCOM exhibit welcomes all to the Army's home
10/29/2010


One of the first groups of visitors to the Installation Management Command’s exhibit at the 2010 Association of the U.S. Army’s annual meeting and exposition was a video crew from Fort Benning, Ga.
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All-Army teams win silver medals at Armed Forces Golf Championships All-Army teams win silver medals at Armed Forces Golf Championships
10/29/2010


Bronze medalist Capt. Daniela Kessler and fourth-place finisher Capt. Austin Luher led the All-Army Golf Teams to runner-up finishes behind All-Air Force at the 2010 Armed Forces Golf Championships Oct. 23-26 at Eaglewood Golf Course.
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Army leaders reaffirm commitment to Survivors Army leaders reaffirm commitment to Survivors
10/29/2010


On Wednesday, Oct. 27, The Association of the United States Army presented an inaugural Family Forum titled, “America’s Families – Caring for our Survivors,” during its annual meeting and exposition.
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Survivor Outreach Services enter new era with first-ever AFAP issue development summit Survivor Outreach Services enter new era with first-ever AFAP issue development summit
10/29/2010


Survivor Outreach Services met for their third annual summit at L’Enfant Plaza on Monday, Oct. 25.
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Army leaders at AUSA Family Forum promise to build on success of Army Family Covenant Army leaders at AUSA Family Forum promise to build on success of Army Family Covenant
10/27/2010


Family Forums at the Association of the U.S. Army’s annual meeting and exposition opened at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center on Monday, Oct. 25.
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All-Army runners take top trophy from Brazilians at 26th Army Ten-Miler All-Army runners take top trophy from Brazilians at 26th Army Ten-Miler
10/25/2010


Runners from the U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program triumphantly took the team trophy from the Brazilian Army at this year’s Army Ten-Miler on Sunday.
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Hawthorne, Kessler top leader boards at All-Army Golf Team Trials Hawthorne, Kessler top leader boards at All-Army Golf Team Trials
10/22/2010


Capts. Patrick Hawthorne and Daniela Kessler topped the leader boards at the conclusion of the 2010 All-Army Golf Team Trials on Oct. 19 at The Cardinal Golf Club.
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WCAP Soldiers lead U.S. at CISM Military World Boxing Championships WCAP Soldiers lead U.S. at CISM Military World Boxing Championships
10/21/2010


Two U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program boxers led the United States to one of its best performances in Conseil International du Sport Militaire history at the 2010 World Military Boxing Championships.
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Double-amputee vet, legendary rock and roller leave Belvoir ‘Feelin’ Alright’ Double-amputee vet, legendary rock and roller leave Belvoir ‘Feelin’ Alright’
10/19/2010


Double-below-the-knee amputee Dale Beatty was the star of the show at Rock and Roll Hall of Fame legendary guitarist Dave Mason’s inaugural Feelin’ Alright Golf Classic Oct. 7 at Fort Belvoir Golf Club.
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U.S. athletes shine at CISM World Military Boxing Championships U.S. athletes shine at CISM World Military Boxing Championships
10/14/2010


All six United States athletes have advanced to the medal rounds of the Conseil International du Sport Militaire’s 2010 World Military Boxing Championships at Goettge Memorial Field House.
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Worley takes ‘God & Country Tour’ to Soldiers and Families Worley takes ‘God & Country Tour’ to Soldiers and Families
10/13/2010


Darryl Worley will share his love of country and those who defend it throughout his “God & Country Tour” of seven U.S. Army installations this autumn.
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2010 Operation Rising Star finalists announced! 2010 Operation Rising Star finalists announced!
10/13/2010


ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The 12 semi-finalists for the 2010 Operation Rising Star live finals were selected by the U.S. Army Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Command’s Army Entertainment Division this week.
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Army Mom battles breast cancer with golden moments in Armed Forces sun Army Mom battles breast cancer with golden moments in Armed Forces sun
10/6/2010


Debra Rogers discovered a golden remedy for battling breast cancer during a trip to sunny Florida to watch her son make his All-Army softball debut.
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Family and MWR Command seizes Social Media moment Family and MWR Command seizes Social Media moment
10/5/2010


More than 6,600 people are now fans of the Family MWR account on Facebook. This is remarkable when considering the Army actually opened up the networks on Army installations for access to Social Media websites such as Facebook just six months ago.
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All-Army men win silver at Armed Forces Softball Championships All-Army men win silver at Armed Forces Softball Championships
10/5/2010


A young All-Army men’s team could not overcome the All-Air Force mystique and settled for silver at the 2010 Armed Forces Softball Championships Sept. 19-23.
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All-Army women go 8-0 at Armed Forces Softball Championships All-Army women go 8-0 at Armed Forces Softball Championships
9/28/2010


The undefeated All-Army women won eight games and put six players on the all-tournament team at the 2010 Armed Forces Softball Championships Sept. 19-23.
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Fitzpatrick’s ‘Stone Flower’ best of show in Army Arts and Crafts Contest Fitzpatrick’s ‘Stone Flower’ best of show in Army Arts and Crafts Contest
9/20/2010


Tatiana Fitzpatrick took best-of-show honors in the 2010 Army Arts and Crafts Contest with an elaborate “Stone Flower” necklace that topped the accomplished metals and jewelry category.
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Smooth Grooves Tour headed to troops in Germany, Italy Smooth Grooves Tour headed to troops in Germany, Italy
9/20/2010


Army and Navy Entertainment Divisions are hosting a Smooth Grooves Tour at six U.S. military installations in Europe this month.
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Collich leads six qualifiers to Military Long Drive Championship Collich leads six qualifiers to Military Long Drive Championship
9/17/2010


Six military golfers, led by Army 2nd Lt. Preston Collich, advanced Sept. 11 to the finals of the 2010 Military Long Drive Championship presented by 7UP.
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Bronson leads Military Long Drive Championship through prelims Bronson leads Military Long Drive Championship through prelims
9/8/2010


Master Sgt. Mark Bronson is the early leader in the clubhouse after completion of local qualifiers in the 2010 Military Long Drive Championship presented by 7UP. Bronson’s drive of 389 yards at the lofty altitude of Cheyenne Shadows Golf Course on Fort Carson, Colo., was the longest tape-measure shot among 20 installations that played host to first-round events.
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All-Army men rally from 0-4 hole to Armed Forces Basketball silver All-Army men rally from 0-4 hole to Armed Forces Basketball silver
8/24/2010


Members of the All-Army men’s basketball team nearly came to blows before they came together to win the silver medal at the 2010 Armed Forces Basketball Championships.
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SOS training conference shares best practices with global staff and partners SOS training conference shares best practices with global staff and partners
8/23/2010


Over 300 Survivor Outreach Services representatives from the Active Army, Reserves and National Guard converged on the nation’s capitol for their annual training during the second week of August.
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All-Army women win Armed Forces Basketball Championship All-Army women win Armed Forces Basketball Championship
8/23/2010


Sgt. April Cromartie-Golden had 17 points and eight rebounds to lead All-Army to a 56-53 victory over All-Navy in the women’s finale of the 2010 Armed Forces Basketball Championships on Aug. 22 at the Fort Myer Fitness Center.
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Smith leads U.S. women to impressive debut in CISM World Military Wrestling Championships Smith leads U.S. women to impressive debut in CISM World Military Wrestling Championships
8/19/2010


Sgt. Iris Smith now has a World Military wrestling crown to accompany the World championship she won in 2005.
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Win a year of free house-cleaning services from Army MWR Win a year of free house-cleaning services from Army MWR
8/17/2010


Three of the Department of Defense’s premiere resort hotels are offering special discounts and an opportunity to win up to a year of house cleaning to the caregivers who support our Nation’s heroes and their Families.
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NPSP helps military parents with parenting challenges and demands  NPSP helps military parents with parenting challenges and demands
8/13/2010


The New Parent Support Program addresses the many concerns and challenges that military Families with children, ages 0 to 3, face during early childhood with an emphasis on Family strengths.
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Cejudo claims bronze at CISM Military World Wrestling Championships Cejudo claims bronze at CISM Military World Wrestling Championships
8/13/2010


All-Army wrestler Pvt. Angel Cejudo won a bronze medal at the Conseil International du Sport Militaire’s 27th World Military Wrestling Championships on Aug. 12 in Lahti, Finland.
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Army Materiel Command Band sergeants to rock Aberdeen Proving Ground Army Materiel Command Band sergeants to rock Aberdeen Proving Ground
8/5/2010


Sgt. Corrin Corbett has parlayed Army Entertainment Division training into music industry success.
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Coca-Cola Zero Music Tour opens stage to Soldier-based garage bands Coca-Cola Zero Music Tour opens stage to Soldier-based garage bands
8/4/2010


The Coca-Cola Zero Music Tour will provide free afternoon concerts to Army Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation patrons this weekend at Maryland installations Fort Detrick and Aberdeen Proving Ground.
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Army works towards implementing standard child care fees in accordance with new DoD policy Army works towards implementing standard child care fees in accordance with new DoD policy
7/30/2010


Beginning October 1, 2010, most Army Families will see an increase in their child care fees, while others will see a reduction and some will see no change in fees for School Year 2010-2011. This is a result of a new Department of Defense policy.
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'Heroes at Home' Program transitions to New Parent Support Program 'Heroes at Home' Program transitions to New Parent Support Program
7/29/2010


“Heroes at Home,” a DoD-funded program in partnership with the Parents as Teachers National Center, will be transitioning to the New Parent Support Program (NPSP), a Family Services program run by the Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Command.
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Fort Hood Survivor Outreach Services, a model for the Army, holds 2nd annual TAPS Survivor Seminar & Good Grief Camp Fort Hood Survivor Outreach Services, a model for the Army, holds 2nd annual TAPS Survivor Seminar & Good Grief Camp
7/28/2010


The 2010 TAPS Military Survivor Seminar and Good Grief Camp at Fort Hood, Texas, brought together nearly 300 Family members from as far away as South Korea, Alaska and Nebraska who joined other survivors in weekend-long program of comfort and support.
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Festival of the Arts program takes annual competition to the Web Festival of the Arts program takes annual competition to the Web
7/27/2010


A small community theater based in a converted World War II stable in Germany proudly displays Thirteen Topper Awards— the U.S. Army's “Oscar” for entertainment productions— awarded for a single production of "Little Women” in 2007. Unfortunately, once outside the door of this thriving theater (they were nominated for 22 Toppers and won five in 2009), their accomplishments, and more importantly, the quality entertainment they offer to their garrison and the surrounding community, are not as well known.
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EFMP annual conference helps minimize stress on Families with special needs EFMP annual conference helps minimize stress on Families with special needs
7/20/2010


The FMWRC Exceptional Family Member Program brought together about 100 EFMP program managers from around the world to discuss EFMP initiatives, receive updates and learn how to work seamlessly with the CYSS school liaison officers.
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Rider wins national championship in taekwondo Rider wins national championship in taekwondo
7/14/2010


Sgt. William Rider was named Male Athlete of the Tournament after winning the featherweight division at the 2010 U.S. National Taekwondo Championships on July 4 in Orlando, Fla.
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Nunn wins 20K race walk at USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships Nunn wins 20K race walk at USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships
7/1/2010


Staff Sgt. John Nunn won the 20-kilometer race walk on June 27 at the 2010 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Des Moines, Iowa.
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Six Soldiers win Armed Forces Taekwondo crowns, qualify for CISM Worlds Six Soldiers win Armed Forces Taekwondo crowns, qualify for CISM Worlds
6/28/2010


Six Soldiers won their divisions of the 2010 Armed Forces Taekwondo Championships on June 19 at Blue Mountain Sports Arena.
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Byers named Greco-Roman Wrestler of Year by USA Wrestling Byers named Greco-Roman Wrestler of Year by USA Wrestling
6/22/2010


U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program Sgt. 1st Class Dremiel Byers has been selected as the 2009 Greco-Roman Wrestler of the Year by USA Wrestling.
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Three Soldiers earn berths in Wrestling World Championships Three Soldiers earn berths in Wrestling World Championships
6/16/2010


Three Soldiers earned berths in the 2010 FILA Wrestling World Championships by winning their weight classes at the U.S. World Team Trials on June 10-11 at the Mid-America Center.
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Army Family Action Plan offers new active issue search option at Army OneSource Army Family Action Plan offers new active issue search option at Army OneSource
6/15/2010


On June 15, searching for the progress of AFAP Active Issues at the Department of the Army headquarters level became easier, thanks to the new AFAP Issue Search application.
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Tee times near for Military Long Drive Championship preliminaries Tee times near for Military Long Drive Championship preliminaries
6/3/2010


It’s time for military golf’s big hitters to head to the driving range and prepare for local qualifiers in the 2010 Military Long Drive Championship presented by 7UP.
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MWR Academy pays tribute to Family man, Soldier MWR Academy pays tribute to Family man, Soldier
6/2/2010


With Family, friends and Army leaders gathered near a plaque bearing his likeness, the MWR Academy, established in 1987 and through his vision, was officially named the MG Robert M. Joyce Family and MWR Academy on Thursday, Oct. 27, 2010.
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Sponsors can elevate the Army Concert Tour to “special” event Sponsors can elevate the Army Concert Tour to “special” event
6/2/2010


Last year, the Army Concert Tour was sponsored solely by the I. A.M. Strong campaign, the Army’s effort to combat sexual harassment and assault by engaging all Soldiers to prevent inappropriate behavior before it occurs.
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Toby Keith headlines first three shows of Army Concert Tour Toby Keith headlines first three shows of Army Concert Tour
6/2/2010


The U.S. Army Concert Tour, a summer concert series that brings top name artists to Soldiers, their Families and people from the surrounding community, opened the 2010 series Saturday, May 29.
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Four Soldiers selected for World Military Women’s Soccer Championship Four Soldiers selected for World Military Women’s Soccer Championship
6/2/2010


Four Soldiers were selected for the United States’ All-Armed Forces team that will vie for the Conseil International du Sport Militaire’s 6th World Military Women’s Soccer Championship, scheduled for June 9-20 in Cherbourg, France.
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Three-time All-Army Chess champion shares wealth with deployed troops Three-time All-Army Chess champion shares wealth with deployed troops
5/26/2010


Capt. Arthur Macaspac needed a little help from a few new friends to win his third crown at the 2010 All-Army Chess Championships.
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Army teens take challenges and benefits of Army life to the Hill Army teens take challenges and benefits of Army life to the Hill
5/25/2010


The U.S. Army’s Child, Youth and School Services program, which heads the Army Teen Panel, recently honored the sacrifices of Army children while educating some members of Congress about the benefits, experiences and challenges of being an Army teen.
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CYS Services patrons can now access a variety of services and pay for activities online CYS Services patrons can now access a variety of services and pay for activities online
5/25/2010


Whether registering with the U.S. Army’s Child, Youth and School Services for the first time or relocating from one garrison to another, Soldiers and their Families are now able to harness the power of the internet from their home to access a variety of services.
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Rules and eligibility for entering the 2010 Army Arts and Crafts contest Rules and eligibility for entering the 2010 Army Arts and Crafts contest
5/25/2010


All entries must be the original work of the entrant, completed within 24 months prior to March 15, 2010. Work entered in previous years may not be resubmitted. Entries done as official duty illustrations, training aids or similar assignments are not eligible. All participants must have an AKO email account to access the web-based program and verify eligibility to participate.
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Annual Army Arts and Crafts contest seeks entries Annual Army Arts and Crafts contest seeks entries
5/25/2010


ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The deadline for submitting entries to the 2010 Army Arts and Crafts contest is July 5, when garrison Arts and Crafts coordinators will finalize local contests and advance selected entries to the Department of Army level for judging.
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2009 Army Photography Contest showcased talent 2009 Army Photography Contest showcased talent
5/25/2010


Over 2,600 entries were submitted to the 2009 contest from Army Installations worldwide, to include Soldiers from deployed units.
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Meeting the Needs of a New Generation of Veterans:  Warrior Adventure Quest (WAQ) Meeting the Needs of a New Generation of Veterans: Warrior Adventure Quest (WAQ)
5/25/2010


This year, the U.S. Army reported the highest number of suicides among its Soldiers since it began tracking the rate 28 years ago, according to the Army Safety Office. Added to the record number of suicides, there are alarming accident statistics involving Soldiers within a year of returning from deployment. With 30,000 more troops going to Afghanistan— more deployments, more casualties and more Soldiers coming home with wounds even their commanders don’t understand very well— evaluating post-combat stress and reintegration has become more important than ever.
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Exceptional Family Member Program supports Families with special needs Exceptional Family Member Program supports Families with special needs
5/18/2010


According to the National Health Information Center, part of U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, there were 41 National Health Observances last month alone—everything from Asthma and Allergy Awareness to Ultraviolet Awareness—and a total of more than 208 observances each year.
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All-Army team wins Armed Forces Boxing Championship All-Army team wins Armed Forces Boxing Championship
5/6/2010


Seven Soldiers won their weight classes to lead the All-Army team to victory in the 2010 Armed Forces Boxing Championships April 20-23 at Naval Base Ventura County in Port Hueneme, Calif.
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Army wife honors military spouses through song Army wife honors military spouses through song
5/4/2010


“Trust Your Hopes Not Your Fears” is a song that embodies the strength and positive outlook Army spouses need to support their Soldiers.
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New FMWRC logo unveiled New FMWRC logo unveiled
4/28/2010


Maj. Gen. Reuben D. Jones, Family and MWR commanding general, unveiled the command’s new logo at the U.S. Army Soldier Show on Saturday night, April 24.
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Transition services provide options for Soldiers and spouses Transition services provide options for Soldiers and spouses
4/27/2010


As the Army continues its transformation, the future for transition services appears to be one of transformation, as well. This will benefit the Soldier and his spouse who typically need to visit several offices across a large installation when gearing up for transition to civilian life.
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Army Transition Managers Seek Better Methods and Lines of Communications Army Transition Managers Seek Better Methods and Lines of Communications
4/27/2010


For the first time, this past fall, the U.S. Army Installation Management Command Headquarters (HQ IMCOM) combined three key human resource (HR) functions in one training conference.
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Army Greco-Roman wrestlers dominate U.S. Open Army Greco-Roman wrestlers dominate U.S. Open
4/27/2010


Staff Sgt. Glenn Garrison and Spc. Nathan Piasecki led Army wrestlers to the Greco-Roman team title April 23-24 at the U.S. Open in Cleveland State University’s Wolstein Center.
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2010 Soldier Show opens to enthusiastic cheers from VIPs 2010 Soldier Show opens to enthusiastic cheers from VIPs
4/27/2010


The 2010 Soldier Show opened to VIPs and their Families from throughout the metro DC area on Saturday night, many of them wearing their dress blues as they participated in this revue’s 27-year traditional event.
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Army Olympians humbled by whirlwind tour of nation’s capital Army Olympians humbled by whirlwind tour of nation’s capital
4/21/2010


Four Olympians from the U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program took a whirlwind tour of the nation’s capital last week to thank military leaders for helping make their dreams come true.
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EFMP promises garrison-wide standardized service for Army Families EFMP promises garrison-wide standardized service for Army Families
4/19/2010


The U.S. Army Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Command (FMWRC) recently conducted the second Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) Summit to enhance services for Family members with special needs, keeping the promise of the Army Family Covenant.
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Family and MWR Launches Employee and Customer Covenant—Commits to Ensuring Employee and Customer Satisfaction Family and MWR Launches Employee and Customer Covenant—Commits to Ensuring Employee and Customer Satisfaction
4/19/2010


Maj. Gen. Reuben D. Jones, Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Command (FMWRC) Commander, unveiled the Family and MWR Employee and Customer Covenant at the January 25, 2010 Soldier Family Action Plan Symposium in Louisville, Ky., while 1,200 MWR employees looked on.
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Army WCAP wrestlers carry lofty rankings into national championships Army WCAP wrestlers carry lofty rankings into national championships
4/12/2010


Four U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program wrestlers are ranked No. 1 in the nation in their respective weight classes by TheMat.com, the premiere Web site that covers USA Wrestling.
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2010 U.S. Army Soldier Show plays off social-media phenomena 2010 U.S. Army Soldier Show plays off social-media phenomena
4/7/2010


“Soldier Show 27.0” is the working concept of the 2010 U.S. Army Soldier Show, an “entertainment for the Soldier, by the Soldier” song-and-dance production. This year’s edition revolves around current social-media phenomena.
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4TROOPS mentor 2010 U.S. Army Soldier Show performers 4TROOPS mentor 2010 U.S. Army Soldier Show performers
4/6/2010


Recording-artist vocalists from Soldier Show past visited members of the 2010 U.S. Army Soldier Show to share tips of survival in the music industry at Wallace Theater on March 31.
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4TROOPS’ concert debut draws standing ovation aboard USS Intrepid 4TROOPS’ concert debut draws standing ovation aboard USS Intrepid
3/19/2010


Four former Soldiers from the Army Entertainment Division drew a standing ovation aboard the USS Intrepid during their inaugural concert taped Feb. 15 for a television show that will air in June on PBS.
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Tavares had Team USA bobsledders’ backs atop Olympic mountain Tavares had Team USA bobsledders’ backs atop Olympic mountain
3/11/2010


U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program bobsled coach Sgt. Bill Tavares was the man behind Team USA’s athletes as they blasted off the starting block throughout the 2010 Olympic Winter Games at Whistler Sliding Centre.
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MWR-sponsored Dominoes tourney could lead to World Domino Championship in Las Vegas MWR-sponsored Dominoes tourney could lead to World Domino Championship in Las Vegas
3/9/2010


The Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Command is hosting the first-ever U.S. Army Domino Championship, in association with DominoesStars.com, Jim Beam Global Spirits & Wines and R. Paniagua, Inc, from Feb. 15 through April 24 at 30 participating garrisons.
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Active Army Spouses get chance to tell the Army what’s on their mind Active Army Spouses get chance to tell the Army what’s on their mind
3/5/2010


The U.S. Army recently sent out the 2010 Survey of Army Families VI to a random selection of civilian Active Army spouses in order to assess the support provided to Families and Soldiers during these past nine years of persistent conflict.
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Maj. Gen. Reuben Jones, Sonia Sotomayor honored during Black History Month Maj. Gen. Reuben Jones, Sonia Sotomayor honored during Black History Month
3/4/2010


Maj. Gen. Reuben D. Jones, commanding general of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Command, was honored Sat., Feb. 27 with the “Keepers of the Community Award” at the Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Gospel Service.
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Former Soldier Holcomb drives USA I to Olympic gold in four-man bobsled Former Soldier Holcomb drives USA I to Olympic gold in four-man bobsled
2/28/2010


WHISTLER, British Columbia – Former U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program bobsledder Steven Holcomb ended Team USA’s 62-year gold medal drought in Olympic bobsleigh competition by driving Justin Olsen, Steve Mesler and Curtis Tomasevicz to victory in the four-man event Saturday at Whistler Sliding Centre.
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WCAP bobsledder 'opens' for Usher at Olympic medal ceremony WCAP bobsledder 'opens' for Usher at Olympic medal ceremony
2/28/2010


Steven Holcomb has evolved from a bobsled-pushing Soldier to opening for Usher.
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PHOTOS: Former WCAP Soldier wins gold PHOTOS: Former WCAP Soldier wins gold
2/27/2010


Photos of former U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program bobsledder Steven Holcomb and his team as they win the first bobsled gold medal in 62 years for Team USA on Saturday.
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Holcomb 1st, Kohn 12th, Napier 17th after two heats of Olympic four-man bobsled Holcomb 1st, Kohn 12th, Napier 17th after two heats of Olympic four-man bobsled
2/26/2010


WHISTLER, British Columbia – Former U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program bobsled pilot Steven Holcomb is poised for the podium but WCAP driver Sgt. John Napier’s medal hopes were dashed by a crash in the second heat of the Olympic four-man bobsled event Friday at Whistler Sliding Centre.
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Rohbock finishes sixth in Olympic women’s bobsled event Rohbock finishes sixth in Olympic women’s bobsled event
2/25/2010


WHISTLER, British Columbia – Army National Guard Outstanding Athlete Program bobsled pilot Sgt. Shauna Rohbock teamed with Michelle Rzepka to finish sixth in the Olympic women’s bobsled event Wednesday at the Whistler Sliding Centre.
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Shauna Rohbock pushes to 6th place in standings Shauna Rohbock pushes to 6th place in standings
2/24/2010


Army National Guard Outstanding Athlete Program bobsled pilot Sgt. Shauna Rohbock (right) teams with Michelle Rzepka in the Olympic women's bobsled event Tuesday at Whistler Sliding Centre in British Columbia.
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Soldiers shine in Olympic two-man bobsleds at Whistler Sliding Centre Soldiers shine in Olympic two-man bobsleds at Whistler Sliding Centre
2/23/2010


WHISTLER, British Columbia – Sgt. John Napier reacted like a six-year-old boy on Christmas morning after he drove Team USA II to a 10th-place finish in the Olympic two-man bobsled event Feb. 20-21 at Whistler Sliding Centre.
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Bobsledding Soldiers’ attention turns to Olympic four-man event Bobsledding Soldiers’ attention turns to Olympic four-man event
2/23/2010


WHISTLER, British Columbia – U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program bobsled pilot Sgt. John Napier feels more at home with WCAP brakeman 1st Lt. Chris Fogt in his Olympic four-man sled at the Whistler Sliding Centre.
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Teela finishes 29th in Olympic biathlon 15K mass start Teela finishes 29th in Olympic biathlon 15K mass start
2/22/2010


WHISTLER, British Columbia – U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program biathlete Sgt. Jeremy Teela battled illness to finish 29th in the Olympic men’s 15-kilometer mass start Sunday at Whistler Olympic Park.
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Former WCAP pilot Holcomb leads Team USA bobsleds in Olympic two-man event Former WCAP pilot Holcomb leads Team USA bobsleds in Olympic two-man event
2/21/2010


WHISTLER, British Columbia – Former U.S. World Class Athlete Program bobsled driver Steven Holcomb is in fourth place after two of four heats in the Olympic two-man bobsled competition at Whistler Sliding Centre.
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Soldier-athletes begin training on Olympic ice at Whistler Sliding Center Soldier-athletes begin training on Olympic ice at Whistler Sliding Center
2/18/2010


Soldiers competing on Team USA’s two-man bobsled squads were delighted to resume their Olympic training Wednesday night at Whistler Sliding Center.
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Teela starts early, finishes 24th in Olympic biathlon pursuit Teela starts early, finishes 24th in Olympic biathlon pursuit
2/18/2010


U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program biathlete Sgt. Jeremy Teela was penalized for starting early and finished 24th in the Olympic men’s 12.5-kilometer pursuit race on Tuesday.
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Teela sits out Olympic 20K individual biathlon race Teela sits out Olympic 20K individual biathlon race
2/18/2010


WHISTLER, British Columbia – U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program biathlete Sgt. Jeremy Teela sat out the Olympic men’s 20-kilometer individual race Thursday because of illness.
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Sgt. Teela finishes ninth in Olympic biathlon 10-kilometer sprint Sgt. Teela finishes ninth in Olympic biathlon 10-kilometer sprint
2/16/2010


U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program biathlete Sgt. Jeremy Teela had the best performance in U.S. Olympic biathlon history Sunday.
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4TROOPS attributes success to Army Entertainment Division 4TROOPS attributes success to Army Entertainment Division
2/12/2010


Four former Soldiers attribute their Army experiences and training as the driving force behind 4TROOPS, a vocal group recording its self-titled debut album in New York City.
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Three-time Olympian Sgt. Teela seeks unprecedented U.S. medal in Olympic biathlon Three-time Olympian Sgt. Teela seeks unprecedented U.S. medal in Olympic biathlon
2/11/2010


Three-time Olympian biathlete Sgt. Jeremy Teela returns to the site of the best performance of his career with sights set on becoming the first U.S. biathlete ever to win an Olympic medal.
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Army leaders improve Soldier and Family life, one issue at a time Army leaders improve Soldier and Family life, one issue at a time
2/4/2010


Army Family Action Plan (AFAP) issues from garrisons world-wide provide a snapshot in time that pinpoints the well-being concerns of Soldiers and Families, contributing creative ideas to improve the U.S. Army, one action at a time.
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Operation Rising Star winner meets Jay Leno between recording sessions Operation Rising Star winner meets Jay Leno between recording sessions
2/2/2010


Capt. Matt Pratt and his wife Lisa lived the dream of the Army Family Covenant on Feb. 1 in Southern California.
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Social media featured at Family and MWR Symposium Social media featured at Family and MWR Symposium
2/1/2010


Less than fifteen years ago, the commercial Internet didn’t exist. It now serves 1.5 billion people, with adults making up 70 percent of the users. But this new form of communicating with customers has its pitfalls, leading one SFAP attendee to quip, “think before you tweet.”
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One SFAP theme proves humor can create productive work environment One SFAP theme proves humor can create productive work environment
2/1/2010


Having a sense of humor might be important when away from the office, but many Family and MWR employees attending the SFAP symposium learned it can be just as beneficial when working on a team to accomplish serious work.
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Recording artist Leigh Jones to headline Army’s I. A.M. Strong Tour Recording artist Leigh Jones to headline Army’s I. A.M. Strong Tour
1/29/2010


Recording artist Leigh Jones is humbled to headline the I. A.M. STRONG Tour headed to 24 Army installations during the next two months.
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FMWR Employee & Customer Covenant officially unveiled FMWR Employee & Customer Covenant officially unveiled
1/27/2010


Today Rich Gorman, Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Command Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer, officially unveiled the Family and MWR Employee and Customer Covenant.
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Forum shares best practices, advice on reducing stress on Soldiers, Families Forum shares best practices, advice on reducing stress on Soldiers, Families
1/27/2010


Lt. Gen. Rick Lynch, Installation Management Command commanding general, has spent his years of service leading Soldiers in battle and making sure Families are taken care of at home. “But one young second lieutenant,” he told 1,200 MWR employees attending a three-day conference here, “made me understand the importance of what Family and MWR team members do.”
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AFAP delegates choose top five issues of Army Soldiers and Families AFAP delegates choose top five issues of Army Soldiers and Families
1/21/2010


On the final day of the 2010 HQ Army Family Action Plan conference, the delegates broke from their individual working groups and voted on the top five issues Army senior leaders would discuss at the General Officer Steering Committee (GOSC) meeting in June. This feedback can lead to policy changes that will encourage Families to consider the Army their home.
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Ranking of the 16 issues prioritized at the 2010 AFAP Conference Ranking of the 16 issues prioritized at the 2010 AFAP Conference
1/21/2010


The top five were voted on and drawn from the 16 prioritized issues. The remaining 11 issues will continue through the General Officer Steering Committee process until a determination is made. Unlike the top five, they might not make it into the June GOSC meeting.
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Service dogs provide protection and companionship in times of trouble Service dogs provide protection and companionship in times of trouble
1/21/2010


Vivica Stokes, a member of Army Wounded Warriors from South Carolina who suffers from PTSD-related symptoms, has been living in this area with her dog, Starsky, a Shih-Poo, in order to complete the training needed to understand and utilize the caring bond a dog can provide to wounded warriors.
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Seven WCAP Soldiers, alums make Team USA for Olympic Winter Games Seven WCAP Soldiers, alums make Team USA for Olympic Winter Games
1/20/2010


Seven current and former members of the U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program have earned spots on Team USA for the XXI Olympic Winter Games, scheduled for Feb. 12-28 in Vancouver and Whistler, British Columbia, Canada.
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Passion of AFAP teens will inspire more involvement Passion of AFAP teens will inspire more involvement
1/15/2010


Throughout this week, the 13 Army Teen Panel members will develop posters, a cross-garrison simultaneous event, a presentation to senior Army leaders on their activities, a “Strength of the Nation” contest for Army youth during the Month of the Military Child in April, and, most importantly, the top four issues impacting military youth – to be presented the final morning of the AFAP conference.
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Each delegate injects unique passion, perspective into AFAP Each delegate injects unique passion, perspective into AFAP
1/14/2010


Spouses, Soldiers (Active, Reserve, and Guard), Retirees and volunteers all bring unique qualifications and perspectives to the Army Family Action Plan Work group Sessions. The one thing they have in common as they work their issues is a passion for improving the quality of life for the entire Army Family.
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Sponsors, military support services lend helping hand at AFAP Sponsors, military support services lend helping hand at AFAP
1/12/2010


As workgroup sessions were underway for the second day of the Army Family Action Plan conference, nearly a dozen private and military affiliated organizations were represented at booths just outside the doors, prepared to do their part in improving the quality of life for Soldiers, Guardsmen, Reservists and Retirees.
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The Army Family Covenant in action, Part 1 – Family programs and services The Army Family Covenant in action, Part 1 – Family programs and services
1/11/2010


The Army unveiled the Army Family Covenant on Oct. 8, 2007, which pledges the Army’s commitment to providing Soldiers and Families a quality of life, commensurate with their dedicated service and sacrifice to the nation. The Army Family Covenant is the Army’s promise to take care of not only the Soldiers, but the Families who also serve side-by-side with their Soldiers, while providing unconditional support to keep the Army strong.
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The Army Family Covenant in action, Part 2 – Child, Youth, & School Services The Army Family Covenant in action, Part 2 – Child, Youth, & School Services
1/11/2010


This is the second in a series of five articles that identify and discuss the delivery of the Army Family Covenant in detail and focuses on Child, Youth & School Services.
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The Army Family Covenant in action, Part 3 – Education, Careers and Libraries The Army Family Covenant in action, Part 3 – Education, Careers and Libraries
1/11/2010


This is the third in a series of five articles that identify and discuss the delivery of the Army Family Covenant in detail and focuses on Education, Careers and Libraries.
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Army’s AFAP conference opens in Arlington Army’s AFAP conference opens in Arlington
1/11/2010


The Army Family Action Plan (AFAP) conference began Jan. 11, and will continue through Friday, Jan. 15. The AFAP is an intensive, week-long event in which delegates from across the Army meet to discuss 82 quality of life issues that originated at the installation level throughout the past year.
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FMWRC 'truly has the right person at the right time' FMWRC 'truly has the right person at the right time'
1/8/2010


“I’m humbled to be in your presence. You are exactly what our Army needs,” Lt. Gen. Rick Lynch told the newly promoted Maj. Gen. Reuben Jones at a ceremony in Ft. Belvoir’s Wood Theater on Jan. 6, surrounded by his Family, friends and close mentors, many of whom traveled great distances to be with the new two-star general.
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Disney vacations affordable at Shades of Green Resort Disney vacations affordable at Shades of Green Resort
12/29/2009


The Shades of Green Resort, an Armed Forces Recreation Center, and Walt Disney World in Orlando, Fla., have teamed up to make a 4-Day vacation for service members and their families even more affordable. Disney announced this week that a 4-Day Military Promotional ticket will go on sale beginning Jan. 3, 2010.
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WCAP Soldiers shine at U.S. Biathlon World Team Trials WCAP Soldiers shine at U.S. Biathlon World Team Trials
12/17/2009


U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program biathletes 1st Lt. Jennifer Wygant and Sgt. Jesse Downs had impressive performances at the U.S. Biathlon World Team Trials on Dec. 12-13 at Mount Itasca.
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Laptop containing personal information about MWR customers stolen Laptop containing personal information about MWR customers stolen
12/16/2009


A laptop computer containing names and personally identifiable information for slightly more than 42,000 Fort Belvoir Morale, Welfare and Recreation patrons was stolen from a Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Command employee Nov. 28, 2009.
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Soldier-athletes on right track to make U.S. Olympic bobsled team Soldier-athletes on right track to make U.S. Olympic bobsled team
12/15/2009


U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program bobsledders Sgt. John Napier and 2nd Lt. Chris Fogt are right on track to make Team USA for the 2010 Winter Olympic Games.
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Emotions Matter opens up talk about feelings and how to cope Emotions Matter opens up talk about feelings and how to cope
12/14/2009


Emotions Matter, an exhibit designed to provide support to military Families by sharing strategies for dealing with emotions in a playful way, could be traveling to Army garrisons soon.
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‘Putting on the show’ in Iraq means improvise, adapt ‘Putting on the show’ in Iraq means improvise, adapt
12/14/2009


“I’d worked at the Army’s Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Command (FMWRC) for almost four years and wanted to get over to Iraq and see for myself what was going on downrange. It was life-changing for me,” Katie Scott, FMWRC sports specialist for All-Army Sports, said.
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Military partners with communities to extend services beyond garrison borders Military partners with communities to extend services beyond garrison borders
12/14/2009


As a result of multiple deployments over nearly nine years of war in two theaters, many Families of service members are choosing to remain in their established neighborhoods or return to a relative’s hometown when their soldier deploys. In many cases, this means resources commonly found on a military installation aren’t available to them for the duration of the deployment.
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Tanker’s wife Lisa Pratt wins Operation Rising Star singing contest Tanker’s wife Lisa Pratt wins Operation Rising Star singing contest
11/24/2009


With her recently redeployed husband among the audience for the first time in the weeklong competition, Lisa Pratt was named winner of the 2009 Operation Rising Star singing contest Nov. 20 at Wallace Theater.
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Three performers remain in Operation Rising Star singing contest Three performers remain in Operation Rising Star singing contest
11/20/2009


An Army chaplain, Army wife or an Airman will be announced as the winner of the 2009 Operation Rising Star singing contest Nov. 20 at Wallace Theater.
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ASEP launches life-long careers for military spouses ASEP launches life-long careers for military spouses
11/19/2009


To date, 57,600 spouses of Soldiers have been hired for positions at one of the 31 Fortune 500 corporations who have joined forces with the Army Spouse Employment Partnership (ASEP). This includes the 15,647 spouses hired this year. As of this October, eight more corporations, including Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., joined forces with ASEP, bringing the total number of corporate partners to 39.
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Belvoir ACS goes beyond ASEP for its spouses Belvoir ACS goes beyond ASEP for its spouses
11/19/2009


Through the efforts of Laureen DuPree, Employment Readiness Program Manager at Fort Belvoir’s Army Community Service (ACS), spouses have the unique ability to get the training they need for a job in the medical field.
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ASEP Partners ASEP Partners
11/19/2009


In October, 2003, the Army formally signed a Statement of Support with 11 Fortune 100 and Fortune 500 companies and two military agencies who pledged their best efforts to increase employment and career opportunities for spouses. Currently, there are partners from the private sector, the military, and the Federal Government.
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Six finalists remain in Operation Rising Star singing contest Six finalists remain in Operation Rising Star singing contest
11/18/2009


FORT BELVOIR, Va. – Three Army wives, two Soldiers and an Airman advanced to the finals of the 2009 Operation Rising Star singing contest on Nov. 17, following 2 hours of online voting that counted 50 percent in the elimination process.
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Former NFL player considers Soldiers his third Family Former NFL player considers Soldiers his third Family
11/17/2009


No movie has been made of Otis Sistrunk’s life, although he has acted in a few, including “Car Wash,” a 1976 comedy produced by Universal Pictures. A book was written once, but Otis said the publishers in New York told him there wasn’t any “dirt” in his life to make it something that would sell.
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New semi-finalist fills Soldier’s boots for Operation Rising Star New semi-finalist fills Soldier’s boots for Operation Rising Star
11/10/2009


The show must go on. For the Soldiers who audition for a spot on one of Army Entertainment Division’s productions, such as the Soldier Show or the upcoming competition Operation Rising Star, sometimes their desire to hear the roar of the crowd can get drowned out by their mission.
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Hixson successfully defends his Military Long Drive Champion title Hixson successfully defends his Military Long Drive Champion title
11/3/2009


Coast Guard Ensign Ryan Hixson defeated Army Reserve Pfc. Nate Chadwick Oct. 28 to win his third Military Long Drive Championship presented by 7UP.
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Army MWR rolls out red carpet for Military Long Drive competitors Army MWR rolls out red carpet for Military Long Drive competitors
10/30/2009


The Army Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Command rolled out the red carpet for 21 servicemen in the 2009 Military Long Drive Championship presented by 7UP, scheduled for Oct. 28 at the Mesquite Sports and Event Complex.
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All Star Cast of Celebrity Judges Join Operation Rising Star Finals All Star Cast of Celebrity Judges Join Operation Rising Star Finals
10/28/2009


When the twelve Operation Rising Star finalists take to the stage for the first time on Saturday, November 14th, at Wallace Theater, their performances will be critiqued by a star-studded panel of celebrity judges.
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12 semifinalists selected for Operation Rising Star singing contest 12 semifinalists selected for Operation Rising Star singing contest
10/28/2009


Twelve members of the U.S. military Family have been selected to compete in the final week of competition in the Operation Rising Star singing contest, scheduled for Nov. 14, 16, 18 and 20 at 8 p.m. in the Wallace Theater.
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FMWRC displays role in helping deliver Army Family Covenant promise at AUSA FMWRC displays role in helping deliver Army Family Covenant promise at AUSA
10/20/2009


Army Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Command employees explained how their programs deliver on the Army Family Covenant promise to guests at the Installation Management Command’s booth during the 2009 AUSA Annual Meeting and Exposition Oct. 5-7 at the Washington Convention Center.
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Soldier-Olympians, Paralympic hopefuls welcome AUSA guests to Army’s Home Soldier-Olympians, Paralympic hopefuls welcome AUSA guests to Army’s Home
10/19/2009


Several Soldier-Olympians, Paralympic hopefuls and two Olympic coaches from the U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program shared their stories, signed autographs and posed for photographs at the 2009 AUSA Annual Meeting and Exposition Oct. 5-7 at the Washington Convention Center.
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Army leadership listens to survivors at SOS Summit Army leadership listens to survivors at SOS Summit
10/19/2009


In order to deliver on the Army’s commitment to Families of the fallen, about 55 survivors, including parents, spouses, adult children and uniformed survivors representing active duty, Army Active Duty, National Guard and Reserve traveled from Germany, Hawaii and across the U.S., recently, to discuss and evaluate the progress Survivor Outreach Services (SOS) has made and voice concerns about items that still need to be addressed.
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Army joint effort keeps promise of Army Family Covenant for survivors of the fallen Army joint effort keeps promise of Army Family Covenant for survivors of the fallen
10/19/2009


Survivors Outreach Services (SOS) is a joint effort between the Installation Management Command-Human Resources (IMCOM-HR), FMWRC, the Army Casualty and Mortuary Affairs Operation Center (CMAOC), the Army National Guard and the Army Reserve.
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Before Julia Compton Moore, survivor support services not on the radar Before Julia Compton Moore, survivor support services not on the radar
10/19/2009


Julia Compton Moore died at the age of 75 on April 18, 2004 after making the world a better place for survivors of the fallen.
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FMWRC outlines changes in support for survivors FMWRC outlines changes in support for survivors
10/19/2009


The Survivor Outreach Summit in Alexandria, Va., also included a briefing from Lynn McCollum, FMWRC director of Family Programs. She emphasized the work that’s been done over the past year and the needs her staff is currently addressing.
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The Army examines programs for military Families The Army examines programs for military Families
10/13/2009


“Never before have we asked our Families to do so much,” Brig. Gen. Reuben Jones, FMWRC commanding general told more than 600 Family members, Soldiers and guests at the AUSA 2009 Meeting and Exposition.
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Army focuses on children of warriors at AUSA Family Forums Army focuses on children of warriors at AUSA Family Forums
10/13/2009


The third day of the AUSA Family Forum series focused on the stress children are experiencing as a result of their parent or parents going off to war.
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Army Reserve’s 108th Training Command wins two Quality of Life awards at AUSA conference Army Reserve’s 108th Training Command wins two Quality of Life awards at AUSA conference
10/13/2009


At the Association of the U.S. Army’s (AUSA) annual meeting and exposition, John McHugh, Secretary of the Army, awarded the 2009 Quality of Life Awards to eight commands, garrisons, and programs that demonstrated commitment to improve Soldier and Family quality of life on base and in the community in five categories.
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U.S. Army Soldier Show to perform Oct. 24 at Warner Theatre U.S. Army Soldier Show to perform Oct. 24 at Warner Theatre
10/13/2009


A limited number of complimentary tickets are available for the U.S. Army Soldier Show’s annual performance at historic Warner Theatre in Washington on Oct. 24.
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Forums at annual AUSA exposition focused on the strength behind the Soldier— Army Families Forums at annual AUSA exposition focused on the strength behind the Soldier— Army Families
10/9/2009


While the Association of the United States Army (AUSA) highlighted the business of the Army in DC’s cavernous exhibition hall at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, tucked away in many of the upstairs meeting rooms were Family and Army leaders discussing the resilience and quality of life of those who give their all for the sake of freedom.
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Runners set records in 25th Army Ten-Miler Runners set records in 25th Army Ten-Miler
10/5/2009


The silver anniversary running of the Army Ten-Miler produced record times in the men’s and women’s divisions. The event also featured the highest number of registered runners in the history of America’s largest 10-mile road race.
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Byers wins Greco-Roman silver medal at World Wrestling Championships Byers wins Greco-Roman silver medal at World Wrestling Championships
9/29/2009


Sgt. 1st Class Dremiel Byers became the United States’ second Greco-Roman wrestler to win three world-championship medals by taking the silver in the 120-kilogram/264.5-pound division of the 2009 World Wrestling Championships at the MesseCenter Herning on Sept. 27.
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Edelweiss management responds to positive test results for Legionella Edelweiss management responds to positive test results for Legionella
9/25/2009


Recent testing from the U.S. Army Center for Health Promotion and Preventive Medicine-Europe (CHPPM-Eur) identified small amounts Legionella bacteria in a single room at the Edelweiss Lodge and Resort, a military vacation resort owned and operated by the Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Command.
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AAFES takes Army Family Covenant message to the streets AAFES takes Army Family Covenant message to the streets
9/11/2009


The Army and Air Force Exchange Service is hitting the road with a message that says the Army cares.
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Williams leads early qualifiers in Military Long Drive Championship Williams leads early qualifiers in Military Long Drive Championship
9/9/2009


Utah Army National Guard Capt. Jeremy Williams is the early leader in the clubhouse as local qualifying rounds wind down in the 2009 Military Long Drive Championship presented by 7UP.
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Edelweiss water system tested for Legionnaires diseases as safety precaution Edelweiss water system tested for Legionnaires diseases as safety precaution
9/8/2009


A German man who recently passed away in Austria is believed to have had legionnaire’s disease. German medical authorities are attempting to trace the deceased man’s activities, and whereabouts, prior to his death in order to determine the source of the exposure. The deceased recently stayed with his wife as a guest at the Edelweiss Lodge and Resort.
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Draft EA comment period extended at Fort Lee Draft EA comment period extended at Fort Lee
9/7/2009


The public comment period on Fort Lee’s draft environmental assessment for the proposed Fort Lee lodging facility has been extended for an additional 30 days.
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Army seeks to build resilience in Families as well as Soldiers Army seeks to build resilience in Families as well as Soldiers
9/3/2009


“In a force where 60 percent of Soldiers are married, taking care of Families is more vital than ever,” Gen. George Casey, Army chief of staff, said recently during a visit to the Fort Hood Resiliency Campus in Texas.
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Army Community Covenant expands assistance nationwide Army Community Covenant expands assistance nationwide
9/3/2009


The American Legion, the most active veterans’ organization with a membership of 2.7 million men and women, brought nearly 6,000 state representatives, top political and military officials, and Miss America to its 91st national convention in Louisville, Ky. to sign a nationwide Army Community Covenant.
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Army Family Covenant improves Family readiness by training the trainer Army Family Covenant improves Family readiness by training the trainer
9/2/2009


Soon, every garrison Army Community Service (ACS) center will have Master Trainers to train others in the best methods of instructing, briefing and facilitating.
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BOSS awards, conference cap busy year for single Soldiers BOSS awards, conference cap busy year for single Soldiers
9/2/2009


BOSS teams of Soldiers and Army civilians from around the world converged at the National Conference Center in Lansdowne, Va., during the second week of August to gain the skills to enhance team dynamics and the tools to better facilitate the execution of Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers programs at their garrisons.
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Byers set to wrestle world’s best Greco-Roman heavyweights Byers set to wrestle world’s best Greco-Roman heavyweights
8/31/2009


In the celebratory Year of the Noncommissioned Officer, U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program Greco-Roman heavyweight wrestler Dremiel Byers recently joined the ranks of the senior NCOs with his promotion to sergeant first class.
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Sahin’s world championship dream endures long winding road to Denmark Sahin’s world championship dream endures long winding road to Denmark
8/28/2009


Army Spc. Faruk Sahin probably will represent more groups than any Team USA wrestler when he steps onto the mat at the 2009 World Wrestling Championships, scheduled for Sept. 21-27 in Herning, Denmark
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BRAC brings upheaval, opportunity to San Antonio BRAC brings upheaval, opportunity to San Antonio
8/12/2009


Construction on the Installation Management Command campus at Fort Sam Houston is raising the dust with four buildings under complete renovation, one getting an addition, two being built from the ground up, and 2,400 people moving into new offices during the next two years.
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Preservation allows Fort Sam Houston to live with history Preservation allows Fort Sam Houston to live with history
8/12/2009


Fort Sam Houston, known colloquially as "Fort Sam", is named for the first President of the Republic of Texas. The installation's missions include serving as the command headquarters for the Fifth U.S. Army (which became U.S. Army North as of October 2006), United States Army South, the Army Medical Command (MEDCOM) headquarters, the AMEDD Center and School, the Fifth Recruiting Brigade, 12th ROTC Brigade, U.S. Navy Regional Recruiting, the San Antonio Military Entrance and Processing Station, and the U.S. Naval School of Health Sciences, Bethesda Detachment.
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Road to Military Long Drive Championship opens this week Road to Military Long Drive Championship opens this week
8/4/2009


Local qualifying competitions in the 2009 Military Long Drive Championship presented by 7Up will begin this week.
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U.S. Army Soldier Show halfway though tour U.S. Army Soldier Show halfway though tour
8/4/2009


That’s a wrap! …until the next show. The U.S. Army Soldier Show, on the road since the April 24th show at their home garrison, Fort Belvoir, Va., “just completed their first show of literally, the second half of their tour in downtown San Antonio, just off base from what will become our new home garrison at Fort Sam Houston, Texas,” Capt. Gabriel Granados, Army Entertainment Detachment commander said.
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Brig. Gen. Jones takes command of Army Family and MWR Command Brig. Gen. Jones takes command of Army Family and MWR Command
7/31/2009
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New GI Bill transferability options to take effect first day of August New GI Bill transferability options to take effect first day of August
7/22/2009


Although the Post 9/11 GI Bill is not effective until Aug. 1, service members may submit a request to transfer benefits to their spouses and children now.
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Army offers temporary respite care for children of deployed Soldiers and warriors in transition Army offers temporary respite care for children of deployed Soldiers and warriors in transition
7/22/2009


Respite Child Care, a program of the Army’s Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation’s Child, Youth & School Services (CYSS), offers a temporary break or time away for parents.
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Below-the-knee amputee Fields runs for berth in 2012 Paralympics Below-the-knee amputee Fields runs for berth in 2012 Paralympics
7/21/2009


Sgt. Jerrod Fields capped his track and field season by winning a gold medal at the 2009 Endeavor Games and setting his sights on the 2012 Paralympics.
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Soldiers can fix need for speed at Buck Baker Driving School Soldiers can fix need for speed at Buck Baker Driving School
7/17/2009


Army ITT/ITR offices are offering Soldiers a discount to fulfill their dreams of climbing behind the wheel of a stock car and zipping around a NASCAR track at the Buck Baker Driving School.
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Soldiers strike gold, two silvers at U.S. National Taekwondo Championships Soldiers strike gold, two silvers at U.S. National Taekwondo Championships
7/13/2009


Second Lt. Steven Ostrander struck gold, and Sgts. William Rider and Louis Davis won silver medals at the 2009 U.S. National Taekwondo Championships on July 5.
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Army Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) Respite Care offers Families some valuable rest Army Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) Respite Care offers Families some valuable rest
7/7/2009


EFMP Respite Care Program offers Families valuable rest
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Wounded Warriors honored at AT&T National Wounded Warriors honored at AT&T National
7/2/2009


The 2009 AT&T National, hosted by Tiger Woods, is a week-long salute to the men and women of the Armed Forces at the Congressional Country Club in Bethesda. While the tournament activities began Monday, the official opening ceremony took place Wednesday under bright, clear skies.
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Military Families share golf memories at Tiger Woods tournament Military Families share golf memories at Tiger Woods tournament
7/2/2009


The 2009 AT&T National at the Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, Md., brings golf’s finest stars to the nation’s capital while raising funds for the Tiger Woods Foundation and paying tribute to the Armed Forces. The top 120 PGA Tour professionals from around the world are competing for $6 million in prize money.
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BRAC will cause hardships, expanded HAP could help BRAC will cause hardships, expanded HAP could help
6/29/2009


While Base Realignment and Closure 2005 (BRAC) is causing upheaval for many Families, help is available through the Department of Defense National Relocation Program (DNRP), the Homeowners Assistance Program (HAP), and soon, the Expanded HAP, thanks to the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.
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Travel card now can be used for PCS expenses Travel card now can be used for PCS expenses
6/29/2009


“Effective June 10, 2009, the individually billed travel charge card (GTCC) can be used for relocation expenses,” John Argodale, deputy assistant Secretary of the Army, Financial Operations, said.
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U.S. Army Soldier Show loses a friend U.S. Army Soldier Show loses a friend
6/26/2009


Army Entertainment Division lost an inspirational friend on June 25, the day Michael Jackson died.
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Soldiers to help Tiger honor troops during AT&T National’s patriotic opening ceremony Soldiers to help Tiger honor troops during AT&T National’s patriotic opening ceremony
6/24/2009


Tournament host Tiger Woods will honor wounded warriors on the first tee box during a patriotic salute to U.S. military personnel and their Families to officially open the 2009 AT&T National PGA Tour event July 1 at Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, Md.
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Two Soldiers take fourth at U.S. National Boxing Championships Two Soldiers take fourth at U.S. National Boxing Championships
6/17/2009


First Lt. Michael Benedosso and Spc. Adrian Ghisoiu finished fourth in their respective weight classes in the 2009 U.S. National Boxing Championships June 8-13 at Denver Coliseum.
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Army offers 10-day paternity leave for new fathers Army offers 10-day paternity leave for new fathers
6/16/2009


The Army's new paternity leave policy gives fathers additional time to be with their Families when a child is born
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Army Arts & Crafts Contest deadline is June 30 Army Arts & Crafts Contest deadline is June 30
6/16/2009


Last year’s winners at the Army Arts & Crafts Contest in both categories brought intelligence, imagination and whimsy to the easel or workbench and elevated craft to fine art through their execution of design and technique. Their works of art ran the gamut from representational and Trompe-L´œl to abstract, expressionism and surrealism.
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How to submit entries to the 2009 Arts & Crafts Contest How to submit entries to the 2009 Arts & Crafts Contest
6/16/2009


Contest submissions at the local level must be the original art or craft work, while submissions to the Region and Department of Army (DA) level must be digital images of the work in JPG format, uploaded to https://artscrafts.fmwrc.army.mil.
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America’s Housing Market Crisis:  Support to the Army Family America’s Housing Market Crisis: Support to the Army Family
6/9/2009


The Department of Defense is responding to the impact of sharp declines in home values by temporarily expanding its Homeowner Assistance Program to help many military families and DoD civilians forced to sell their homes at a loss due to reassignment, BRAC and other issues.
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Twenty finalists will vie for 2009 Military Long Drive Championship Twenty finalists will vie for 2009 Military Long Drive Championship
6/9/2009


For the first time in the competition, 20 big hitters will advance to the finals of the 2009 Military Long Drive Championship presented by 7Up to compete for $10,000 on Oct. 20 in Mesquite, Nevada.
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Complimentary AT&T National hosted by Tiger Woods tickets available to military Complimentary AT&T National hosted by Tiger Woods tickets available to military
6/8/2009


Free tickets are available for active duty and retired Servicemembers, DoD Civilians and their Families to attend one day of the AT&T National PGA Tour event June 28 through July 5 at Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, Md.
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Four Soldiers make Team USA for 2009 World Wrestling Championships Four Soldiers make Team USA for 2009 World Wrestling Championships
6/3/2009


The U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program put an unprecedented three Greco-Roman wrestlers and a coach on Team USA for the 2009 World Wrestling Championships.
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I.A.M. STRONG sponsors the Army Concert Tour I.A.M. STRONG sponsors the Army Concert Tour
5/20/2009


The 2009Army Concert Tour is sponsored by I.A.M. Strong, the Army’s campaign to combat sexual harassment and sexual assaults by engaging all Soldiers to prevent inappropriate behavior before it occurs.
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No doubt about it, the U.S. Army brings quality entertainment No doubt about it, the U.S. Army brings quality entertainment
5/20/2009


If any doubt about the U.S. Army’s ability to bring top-quality, world class entertainment to Soldiers and their Families ever existed, those who attended the opening show for this summer’s Concert Tour had their fears put to rest at Redstone Arsenal on Saturday night, May 16.
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‘Lil Bit’ lifts All-Army women over All-Navy in Armed Forces Basketball Championships ‘Lil Bit’ lifts All-Army women over All-Navy in Armed Forces Basketball Championships
5/19/2009


Sgt. Shamyra “Lil Bit” Daigle brought the biggest game to the All-Army women’s 74-70 victory over All-Navy in the 2009 Armed Forces Basketball Championships May 16 at Naval Support Activity Mid-South.
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Seven Soldiers strike gold as All-Army dominates Armed Forces Boxing Championships Seven Soldiers strike gold as All-Army dominates Armed Forces Boxing Championships
5/5/2009


Seven Soldiers won gold medals to lead All-Army boxers to the team title in the 2009 Armed Forces Boxing Championships at Barnes Field House on May 1.
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U.S. Immigration reaches out to military Soldiers and spouses U.S. Immigration reaches out to military Soldiers and spouses
5/5/2009


Since the American Revolution, many immigrants have used military service as a valuable stepping stone to citizenship.
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Don’t miss the travel specials on www.ArmyMWR.com Don’t miss the travel specials on www.ArmyMWR.com
5/4/2009


Sometimes it’s not so easy to find a great deal. The Army’s Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Command is updating its website, www.ArmyMWR.com, to make navigation easier for the end user—the millions of eligible patrons worldwide who use morale, welfare and recreation services.
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Recording artist Leigh Jones to entertain troops at Fort Belvoir Recording artist Leigh Jones to entertain troops at Fort Belvoir
5/1/2009


Los Angeles-based singer/songwriter Leigh Jones will entertain and visit with members of Warrior Transition Units and Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers May 6 at the Fort Belvoir Community Center. The Army Entertainment Division-backed meet and greet for photographs and autographs is set for 9:15-10:15 a.m., followed by Jones’ performance.
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Tiger to treat troops to Fourth of July weekend at AT&T National Tiger to treat troops to Fourth of July weekend at AT&T National
4/23/2009


Tiger Woods vowed April 20 to dedicate his AT&T National PGA Tour event to the men and women of the United States Armed Forces for the third consecutive year.
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U.S. Army Soldier Show ready to take entertainment to troops U.S. Army Soldier Show ready to take entertainment to troops
4/17/2009


Lights! Camera! Action! That’s the theme of the 2009 U.S. Army Soldier Show, scheduled to open April 24 at 7:30 p.m. at Wallace Theater on Fort Belvoir, Va., with a Sunday matinee set for 2 p.m. April 26.
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Four Soldiers win national championships en route to Greco-Roman crown Four Soldiers win national championships en route to Greco-Roman crown
4/15/2009


Four Soldiers won individual titles while leading the All-Army wrestling team to its ninth Greco-Roman crown in 10 years at the 2009 U.S. National Wrestling Championships April 10 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
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Soldiers’ newest GI Bill exceeds tuition assistance, benefits dependents Soldiers’ newest GI Bill exceeds tuition assistance, benefits dependents
4/14/2009


New GI Bill offers all Soldiers with six years of service the opportunity to transfer unused Post 9/11 GI Bill benefits to their dependents.
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Four Soldiers, All-Army team win national Greco-Roman championships Four Soldiers, All-Army team win national Greco-Roman championships
4/13/2009


Four Soldiers won national titles to lead the All-Army wrestling team to its ninth Greco-Roman crown in 10 years at the 2009 U.S. National Wrestling Championships April 11 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
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All-Army photo contest needs your vote for best of show All-Army photo contest needs your vote for best of show
4/9/2009


The winners of the 2008 All Army Photography Contest have been announced, and now it’s up to AKO users to choose the “best of show.”
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First Swing program inspires wounded warriors to retain active lifestyle First Swing program inspires wounded warriors to retain active lifestyle
4/7/2009


Six summers ago, Sgt. Roy Mitchell was a 2-handicap golfer who earned a tryout for the All-Army Golf Team. Now he’s a disabled golfer with an 8 handicap, striving to regain his form on a prosthetic leg and tinkering with a specialized golf cart...
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"Reach Out and Read” now reaches military Families "Reach Out and Read” now reaches military Families
4/7/2009


Free books are available at military well-baby clinics
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Shades of Green, Disney partner to make vacations affordable for military Shades of Green, Disney partner to make vacations affordable for military
4/6/2009


Shades of Green is a resort hotel, located on Walt Disney World Resort, exclusive to service members, retirees, DoD civilians, and their Family members. It is a safe haven for military Families, whether they’re reintegrating after an overseas deployment, having one last “Family fling” before mom or dad deploys, or simply getting away for a weekend.
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First step in First Swing golf clinic: train instructors to work with disabled veterans First step in First Swing golf clinic: train instructors to work with disabled veterans
3/18/2009


The National Amputee Golf Association’s First Swing mission is twofold: to help military golf instructors learn how to work with wounded warriors and to encourage disabled Soldiers to get back into the swing of an active lifestyle.
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Army Entertainment Division offers ‘rock star’ temporary duty Army Entertainment Division offers ‘rock star’ temporary duty
3/10/2009


Army Entertainment Division wants to send a band on the road to entertain deployed troops – as soon as Soldier-musicians are ready to step onto the stage.
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Kids have fun and learn to cope at Operation Purple camp Kids have fun and learn to cope at Operation Purple camp
3/10/2009


The National Military Family Association's Operation Purple camp program
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Military invited for first glimpse at 2009 U.S. Army Soldier Show Military invited for first glimpse at 2009 U.S. Army Soldier Show
2/24/2009


The military is invited Feb. 28 to watch 16 Soldiers vie for a spot in the 2009 U.S. Army Soldier Show.
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Operation Rising Star lifts Dodson’s gospel to new heights Operation Rising Star lifts Dodson’s gospel to new heights
2/18/2009


Operation Rising Star lifted Army Family member Joyce Dodson’s singing career to new heights during a whirlwind week in Southern California.
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Army expands youth career guide program to all garrisons Army expands youth career guide program to all garrisons
2/18/2009


The U.S. Army launched a new youth educational program called LIFE, Inc.: The Ultimate Career Guide for Young People at an event at the Tolson Youth Activities Center at Fort Bragg last month. LIFE, Inc. is available to all Army Garrisons through installation Youth Centers and is sponsored by Deloitte Foundation.
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FMWRC to provide pay-as-you-go internet access Army-wide FMWRC to provide pay-as-you-go internet access Army-wide
2/18/2009


ARMP has provisioned internet into barracks and other garrison locations at more than 30 garrisons in the continental U.S. and Germany. This is in addition to ARMP’s efforts to provide garrisons the capability to provide free internet support for Wounded Warriors.
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Military parents join ranks of heroes at home for the children of warriors Military parents join ranks of heroes at home for the children of warriors
2/17/2009


Peter Thayer watches as Parent Educator Kajsa Blansett teaches Emily, 15 months (left) and Rhys, 3, how make tie-dye butterflies with coffee filters, water and food coloring, using eye droppers. - Photo by Rob McIlvaine, FMWRC Public Affairs “Heroes at Home,” a military partnership with the Parents as Teachers (PAT) National Center, serving military Families at 12 garrisons since 2006, will be expanded this year to serve Families at 24 more garrisons.
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‘First Swing’ hooks wounded warrior amputee Fields on golf ‘First Swing’ hooks wounded warrior amputee Fields on golf
2/10/2009


U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program track and field Paralympic hopeful Sgt. Jerrod Fields will never forget his first swing at a golf ball.
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Maj. Gen. John A. Macdonald departs FMWRC, heads to Afghanistan Maj. Gen. John A. Macdonald departs FMWRC, heads to Afghanistan
2/10/2009


In the midst of the Army’s largest push in its history to improve quality of life programs for Soldiers and their Families, the Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Command—the command responsible for oversight of the Army’s MWR and Family programming—is undergoing changes, as well.
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Soldiers, Families, Senior Leaders improve Army quality of life Soldiers, Families, Senior Leaders improve Army quality of life
2/3/2009


Arriving from garrisons as far away as Korea, 117 delegates came together last week to discuss issues, listen to subject matter experts provide background information on new and old issues, and ultimately make the Army a better place for Families to call home through a process called the Army Family Action Plan.
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Army Teen Panel participates in AFAP process Army Teen Panel participates in AFAP process
2/3/2009


16 members of the Army Teen Panel came to present the top three issues that impact military youth at the 2009 AFAP Conference.
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Bunco nights will be offered at select Army clubs this spring Bunco nights will be offered at select Army clubs this spring
1/18/2009


Bunco nights will be offered at select Army Clubs or Food and Beverage locations to authorized patrons this spring, as a Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Command promotion called “It’s Bunco Time!”
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Military bobsledders dominate 4-man National Championships Military bobsledders dominate 4-man National Championships
1/15/2009


Military athletes displayed the past, present and future of USA Bobsledding at the 2009 Four-man U.S. National Bobsled Championships Jan. 10-11 at the Olympic Sports Complex.
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Soldiers bolster U.S. Bobsled Team for World Championships Soldiers bolster U.S. Bobsled Team for World Championships
1/7/2009


Several Soldiers have bolstered the United States Bobsled Team for the 2009 World Championships, scheduled for Feb. 20 through March 1 in Lake Placid, N.Y.
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